Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 281 282
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 79 61 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67 47 35
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,875 £41,089 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £61,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9770 10995 10536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8018 8715 8780
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +52 50 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Warwickshire -3 9 £53,750 +115.00% 1
Staffordshire +2 4 £42,500 -22.73%
Shropshire -9 4 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Coventry - 3 £48,750 - 2
Solihull - 1 £52,500 -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 59 (74.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (64.56%) Linux
4 47 (59.49%) PowerShell
5 45 (56.96%) Puppet
6 44 (55.70%) Ansible
7 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
8 39 (49.37%) Windows
9 35 (44.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (43.04%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (41.77%) Java
11 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
11 33 (41.77%) SDLC
12 32 (40.51%) Windows Server
13 31 (39.24%) Test Automation
14 30 (37.97%) TeamCity
15 27 (34.18%) ITIL
15 27 (34.18%) Octopus Deploy
16 26 (32.91%) Opscode Chef
17 25 (31.65%) NuGet
17 25 (31.65%) Target Operating Model
17 25 (31.65%) Configuration Management
17 25 (31.65%) Change Management
18 23 (29.11%) Docker
19 22 (27.85%) Python
20 20 (25.32%) NetScaler
21 19 (24.05%) Project Management
21 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
22 18 (22.78%) Robotics
22 18 (22.78%) Robotic Process Automation

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 6 (7.59%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) Confluence
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) Drupal
4 2 (2.53%) nginx
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Siemens NX
1 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 59 (74.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (43.04%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (17.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (11.39%) PaaS
5 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.06%) Datadog
6 4 (5.06%) GitHub
6 4 (5.06%) IaaS
7 2 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.53%) Office 365
8 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.27%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) VPN
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) IMAP
5 1 (1.27%) IPv6
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) TeamCity
2 27 (34.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (31.65%) NuGet
4 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.33%) Hudson
7 4 (5.06%) MSBuild
7 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.80%) JIRA
8 3 (3.80%) Subversion
8 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.53%) Codeship
9 2 (2.53%) GoCD
9 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.27%) CA Flowdock
10 1 (1.27%) GitLab
10 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (2.53%) Finance
1 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.53%) Marketing
2 1 (1.27%) Electronics
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 4 (5.06%) JSON
4 3 (3.80%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.53%) LAMP
5 2 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Robotics
2 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Linux
2 39 (49.37%) Windows
3 32 (40.51%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.86%) CentOS
6 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.53%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Unix
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (44.30%) Continuous Delivery
3 33 (41.77%) SDLC
4 31 (39.24%) Test Automation
5 27 (34.18%) ITIL
6 25 (31.65%) Change Management
6 25 (31.65%) Configuration Management
6 25 (31.65%) Target Operating Model
7 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (24.05%) Project Management
8 18 (22.78%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 18 (22.78%) Robotic Process Automation
9 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Service Management
10 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.59%) Open Source
11 6 (7.59%) Scrum
12 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) PowerShell
2 33 (41.77%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) Python
4 13 (16.46%) Ruby
5 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.13%) Perl
7 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.86%) SQL
8 5 (6.33%) VBScript
9 4 (5.06%) C#
10 3 (3.80%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) VB
11 2 (2.53%) Go
12 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.80%) MCSA
2 3 (3.80%) MCSD
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) GCP
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Docker
2 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.27%) KVM
4 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 45 (56.96%) Puppet
2 44 (55.70%) Ansible
3 26 (32.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.39%) Kubernetes
4 9 (11.39%) Terraform
5 7 (8.86%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (7.59%) Packer
7 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (6.33%) Salt
7 5 (6.33%) SCCM
7 5 (6.33%) SCOM
7 5 (6.33%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.53%) Capistrano
8 2 (2.53%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) SaltStack
4 5 (6.33%) BMC
4 5 (6.33%) Google
4 5 (6.33%) McAfee
4 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.33%) Symantec
5 4 (5.06%) Splunk
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 2 (2.53%) New Relic
6 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.27%) ANSYS
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) SAP