The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 230 194
Rank change year-on-year +31 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 11 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.18% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -23.68%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 - 8 £50,000 -
Birmingham +22 2 £60,000 +6.66% 3
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 54 (87.10%) Linux
3 44 (70.97%) Python
4 37 (59.68%) Web Services
5 36 (58.06%) Puppet
6 34 (54.84%) Bash Shell
7 33 (53.23%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (51.61%) Docker
8 32 (51.61%) Ruby
9 31 (50.00%) CentOS
10 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (46.77%) Configuration Management
11 29 (46.77%) Microservices
12 27 (43.55%) Ubuntu
13 26 (41.94%) HTML
13 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
13 26 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (40.32%) RESTful
15 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (37.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (35.48%) Terraform
17 21 (33.87%) Ansible
18 19 (30.65%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
19 18 (29.03%) Java
19 18 (29.03%) PHP
19 18 (29.03%) Groovy
19 18 (29.03%) Scrum
20 17 (27.42%) Kubernetes

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 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.23%) Documentum
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (53.23%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (24.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.84%) SaaS
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) DNS
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
1 3 (4.84%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (25.81%) Vagrant
3 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) GDB
5 2 (3.23%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) GitLab
6 1 (1.61%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (19.35%) Billing
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) Web Services
2 26 (41.94%) HTML
3 25 (40.32%) RESTful
4 15 (24.19%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (24.19%) HornetQ
4 15 (24.19%) JMS
4 15 (24.19%) Kafka
4 15 (24.19%) Node.js
5 13 (20.97%) LAMP
6 3 (4.84%) REST
7 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.23%) Middleware
8 1 (1.61%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.61%) XHTML
8 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.35%) Smart Meter
3 6 (9.68%) Fintech
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) CentOS
3 27 (43.55%) Ubuntu
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Unix
4 7 (11.29%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Configuration Management
3 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (46.77%) Microservices
4 26 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (29.03%) Scrum
6 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
6 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.35%) Software Delivery
8 8 (12.90%) High Availability
9 6 (9.68%) Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Kanban
11 2 (3.23%) Open Source
11 2 (3.23%) SDLC
11 2 (3.23%) SOA
11 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.23%) TDD
12 1 (1.61%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) Python
2 34 (54.84%) Bash Shell
3 32 (51.61%) Ruby
4 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 18 (29.03%) Groovy
5 18 (29.03%) Java
5 18 (29.03%) PHP
6 15 (24.19%) Scala
7 8 (12.90%) Perl
8 3 (4.84%) C
8 3 (4.84%) Go
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) Korn
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 32 (51.61%) Docker
2 15 (24.19%) VirtualBox
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Ceph
3 1 (1.61%) etcd
3 1 (1.61%) flannel
3 1 (1.61%) KVM
3 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (58.06%) Puppet
2 22 (35.48%) Terraform
3 21 (33.87%) Ansible
4 19 (30.65%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (27.42%) Kubernetes
6 16 (25.81%) Nagios
7 15 (24.19%) Consul
7 15 (24.19%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (24.19%) Mesos
7 15 (24.19%) StatsD
8 3 (4.84%) rkt
9 1 (1.61%) CloudForms
9 1 (1.61%) Grafana
9 1 (1.61%) Graphite
9 1 (1.61%) Icinga
9 1 (1.61%) Kibana
9 1 (1.61%) logstash
9 1 (1.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) New Relic
1 15 (24.19%) VMware
2 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Pega
3 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
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