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The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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

Senior Development Operations Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 356 307 263
Rank change year-on-year -49 -44 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 719 358 52
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.91% 0.95% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.02% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 358 318 48
10th Percentile £63,800 £51,500 £56,100
25th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £64,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +12.50%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £96,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 73,761 35,203 8,485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.74% 93.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43,030 27,826 7,335
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Senior DevOps Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Senior DevOps Engineer.

Senior DevOps Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Senior DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Senior DevOps Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Senior DevOps Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 719 (100.00%) DevOps
2 551 (76.63%) AWS
3 490 (68.15%) CI/CD
4 472 (65.65%) Terraform
5 460 (63.98%) Kubernetes
6 427 (59.39%) Infrastructure as Code
7 354 (49.24%) Python
8 351 (48.82%) Docker
9 332 (46.18%) Azure
10 314 (43.67%) Linux
11 285 (39.64%) Ansible
12 278 (38.66%) GCP
13 250 (34.77%) Agile
14 217 (30.18%) Jenkins
15 204 (28.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 181 (25.17%) Finance
17 171 (23.78%) Cloud Native
18 158 (21.97%) Go
19 144 (20.03%) Configuration Management
20 133 (18.50%) Mentoring
21 132 (18.36%) Software Engineering
21 132 (18.36%) Serverless
22 128 (17.80%) Java
23 122 (16.97%) Test Automation
24 118 (16.41%) Social Skills
25 117 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
26 113 (15.72%) Bash
27 112 (15.58%) Open Source
28 103 (14.33%) SDLC
29 93 (12.93%) Puppet

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 17 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (1.81%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (1.67%) Confluence
3 12 (1.67%) nginx
4 9 (1.25%) Apache
4 9 (1.25%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.28%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.14%) Luigi
7 1 (0.14%) Traefik
Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 14 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.11%) Summit
3 3 (0.42%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 551 (76.63%) AWS
2 332 (46.18%) Azure
3 278 (38.66%) GCP
4 204 (28.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 132 (18.36%) Serverless
6 79 (10.99%) Amazon ECS
7 75 (10.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 75 (10.43%) SaaS
8 73 (10.15%) GitHub
9 69 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (8.90%) PaaS
11 63 (8.76%) Amazon S3
12 62 (8.62%) Amazon EKS
13 58 (8.07%) Datadog
14 56 (7.79%) Azure DevOps
14 56 (7.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 45 (6.26%) Cloud Computing
16 39 (5.42%) GitHub Actions
17 38 (5.29%) Heroku
18 37 (5.15%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.45%) DNS
2 22 (3.06%) HTTP
3 19 (2.64%) Firewall
4 14 (1.95%) SMS
5 13 (1.81%) DSL
6 9 (1.25%) PPP
7 8 (1.11%) Broadband
7 8 (1.11%) DHCP
7 8 (1.11%) VPN
8 4 (0.56%) Network Security
8 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.28%) Internet
10 2 (0.28%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.28%) SSL
10 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.14%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (9.18%) Relational Database
3 59 (8.21%) Amazon RDS
4 51 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 42 (5.84%) MySQL
6 39 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (4.87%) RDBMS
8 27 (3.76%) Redis
9 25 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.64%) Amazon Aurora
11 18 (2.50%) Big Data
12 17 (2.36%) SQL Server
13 14 (1.95%) Amazon Athena
13 14 (1.95%) Amazon QuickSight
13 14 (1.95%) DynamoDB
13 14 (1.95%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.81%) Electronic Patient Records
15 10 (1.39%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 217 (30.18%) Jenkins
2 72 (10.01%) Git (software)
3 49 (6.82%) CircleCI
4 47 (6.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 45 (6.26%) GitLab
5 45 (6.26%) TeamCity
6 30 (4.17%) JIRA
7 25 (3.48%) Bitbucket
8 20 (2.78%) SonarQube
9 19 (2.64%) Artifactory
10 18 (2.50%) Jaeger
10 18 (2.50%) Terragrunt
11 17 (2.36%) Subversion
12 16 (2.23%) GoCD
12 16 (2.23%) Selenium
12 16 (2.23%) Travis CI
13 15 (2.09%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.95%) Maven
15 13 (1.81%) Spinnaker
16 12 (1.67%) Gradle
General
1 181 (25.17%) Finance
2 118 (16.41%) Social Skills
3 86 (11.96%) Public Sector
4 74 (10.29%) Banking
5 60 (8.34%) Games
6 26 (3.62%) Marketing
7 22 (3.06%) Automotive
8 21 (2.92%) Legal
9 20 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 17 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
11 16 (2.23%) Electronics
11 16 (2.23%) Law
12 15 (2.09%) Financial Institution
13 14 (1.95%) Retail
13 14 (1.95%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.67%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.83%) Tech for Good
16 5 (0.70%) Advertising
16 5 (0.70%) Aviation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.54%) Node.js
2 66 (9.18%) Elastic Stack
3 52 (7.23%) Kafka
4 34 (4.73%) .NET
5 21 (2.92%) GraphQL
5 21 (2.92%) React
6 17 (2.36%) Django
7 15 (2.09%) Spring
8 14 (1.95%) Apollo GraphQL
8 14 (1.95%) REST
8 14 (1.95%) Spring Boot
9 12 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (1.53%) CSS
10 11 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (1.25%) Flask
11 9 (1.25%) Loki
12 8 (1.11%) Unreal Engine
12 8 (1.11%) YAML
13 7 (0.97%) HTML
13 7 (0.97%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 171 (23.78%) Cloud Native
2 59 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (8.07%) Public Cloud
4 50 (6.95%) Private Cloud
5 46 (6.40%) Virtual Team
6 43 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (5.01%) Legacy Systems
8 29 (4.03%) Mobile App
9 27 (3.76%) iPhone
10 25 (3.48%) Client/Server
10 25 (3.48%) User Experience
11 20 (2.78%) Blockchain
12 19 (2.64%) Blog
13 16 (2.23%) Management Information System
14 15 (2.09%) IoT
15 14 (1.95%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (1.95%) Social Network
16 11 (1.53%) BYOD
17 9 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 314 (43.67%) Linux
2 80 (11.13%) Unix
3 69 (9.60%) Windows
4 30 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 29 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.53%) CentOS
8 10 (1.39%) Android
9 8 (1.11%) Amazon Linux
9 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.42%) Solaris
11 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.28%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.28%) VMS
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (100.00%) DevOps
2 490 (68.15%) CI/CD
3 427 (59.39%) Infrastructure as Code
4 250 (34.77%) Agile
5 144 (20.03%) Configuration Management
6 133 (18.50%) Mentoring
7 132 (18.36%) Software Engineering
8 122 (16.97%) Test Automation
9 117 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (15.58%) Open Source
11 103 (14.33%) SDLC
12 92 (12.80%) Microservices
13 91 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (12.10%) Observability
15 84 (11.68%) Coaching
16 80 (11.13%) Scrum
17 78 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
18 70 (9.74%) Continuous Deployment
19 65 (9.04%) TDD
20 59 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 354 (49.24%) Python
2 158 (21.97%) Go
3 128 (17.80%) Java
4 113 (15.72%) Bash
5 89 (12.38%) Groovy
5 89 (12.38%) Ruby
6 82 (11.40%) PowerShell
7 57 (7.93%) SQL
8 34 (4.73%) C#
9 30 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 28 (3.89%) Scala
11 14 (1.95%) Kotlin
12 13 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.53%) PHP
14 7 (0.97%) Perl
15 6 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.70%) ES6
16 5 (0.70%) Rust
17 3 (0.42%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 32 (4.45%) Degree
2 26 (3.62%) AWS Certification
3 18 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.83%) PhD
7 2 (0.28%) CEH
7 2 (0.28%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.28%) ISSEP
7 2 (0.28%) OSCP
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.76%) SOC 2
2 22 (3.06%) QA
3 16 (2.23%) GDPR
4 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 351 (48.82%) Docker
2 16 (2.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.42%) Ceph
5 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.42%) LXC
6 2 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 472 (65.65%) Terraform
2 460 (63.98%) Kubernetes
3 285 (39.64%) Ansible
4 93 (12.93%) Puppet
5 89 (12.38%) Prometheus
6 56 (7.79%) Grafana
7 44 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (5.84%) Istio
9 41 (5.70%) Packer
10 32 (4.45%) Graphite
11 20 (2.78%) Argo
12 19 (2.64%) Graylog
13 18 (2.50%) Mesos
14 15 (2.09%) Fortio
14 15 (2.09%) Kiali
15 14 (1.95%) Kibana
15 14 (1.95%) StatsD
16 13 (1.81%) Kubeflow
17 11 (1.53%) Podman
18 6 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 73 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.40%) Google
3 25 (3.48%) Red Hat
4 21 (2.92%) SAP
5 20 (2.78%) New Relic
6 18 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.50%) Funding Circle
6 18 (2.50%) SaltStack
7 16 (2.23%) Oracle
8 15 (2.09%) PagerDuty
8 15 (2.09%) Splunk
9 9 (1.25%) Sun
10 8 (1.11%) Alibaba
10 8 (1.11%) IBM
10 8 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.83%) Dynatrace
11 6 (0.83%) SendGrid
11 6 (0.83%) Stackify
11 6 (0.83%) VMware
12 5 (0.70%) Coverity