The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 228 203
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 16 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.21% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 21
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £32,300 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £64,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +19 10 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Birmingham +7 4 £51,250 -6.81% 8
Staffordshire +14 1 £23,000 -32.35% 1
Shropshire +3 1 £65,000 +8.33% 1
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (66.67%) Docker
4 15 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 14 (51.85%) Linux
6 12 (44.44%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) Puppet
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
7 11 (40.74%) Python
7 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) Kubernetes
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (37.04%) Terraform
8 10 (37.04%) Consul
8 10 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
8 10 (37.04%) Ruby
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 9 (33.33%) HTML
9 9 (33.33%) Node.js
9 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (29.63%) New Relic
10 8 (29.63%) StatsD
10 8 (29.63%) IaaS

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (29.63%) IaaS
4 8 (29.63%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Vagrant
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) NuGet
4 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) Node.js
3 8 (29.63%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (29.63%) HornetQ
3 8 (29.63%) JMS
3 8 (29.63%) Kafka
3 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) XHTML
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Cloud Native
2 6 (22.22%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Robotics
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) CentOS
2 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) Microservices
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Release Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Use Case
8 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
10 2 (7.41%) Content Management
10 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) Open Source
10 2 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
11 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
5 8 (29.63%) Groovy
5 8 (29.63%) Scala
6 3 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) Go
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Docker
2 8 (29.63%) VirtualBox
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) etcd
3 2 (7.41%) flannel
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
2 11 (40.74%) Kubernetes
3 10 (37.04%) Consul
3 10 (37.04%) Terraform
4 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (29.63%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (29.63%) Mesos
5 8 (29.63%) Nagios
5 8 (29.63%) StatsD
6 4 (14.81%) Ansible
7 2 (7.41%) Salt
7 2 (7.41%) Sysdig
8 1 (3.70%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) New Relic
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Google
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