Period
to 22 September 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 54 163
Rank change year-on-year 0 +109 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 287 116 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.44% 4.39% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 4.53% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 263 111 119
10th Percentile " £43,500 £39,625
25th Percentile £38,750 £47,500 £45,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,140 2,561 7,146
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 96.82% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,816 2,246 5,782
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +3 172 £60,000 +9.09% 31
South Yorkshire +7 85 £60,000 +9.09% 5
North Yorkshire -13 30 £47,500 -19.15% 4
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 287 (100.00%) DevOps
2 234 (81.53%) Terraform
3 213 (74.22%) Kubernetes
4 192 (66.90%) Docker
5 186 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (64.11%) Puppet
7 181 (63.07%) AWS
8 180 (62.72%) Opscode Chef
9 148 (51.57%) Linux
10 145 (50.52%) Infrastructure as Code
11 127 (44.25%) Python
12 121 (42.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 119 (41.46%) Deployment Automation
14 113 (39.37%) Problem-Solving
15 108 (37.63%) Configuration Management
15 108 (37.63%) Azure
16 96 (33.45%) Go
17 95 (33.10%) SaltStack
18 92 (32.06%) Ruby
19 89 (31.01%) Git (software)
20 86 (29.97%) Pulumi
21 85 (29.62%) Ansible
22 84 (29.27%) Jenkins
22 84 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
23 82 (28.57%) Scrum
24 69 (24.04%) Bash Shell
25 65 (22.65%) Migration
26 61 (21.25%) Amazon EKS
27 60 (20.91%) PowerShell
28 59 (20.56%) Java

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (1.39%) Apache
1 4 (1.39%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.35%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 181 (63.07%) AWS
2 121 (42.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 108 (37.63%) Azure
4 86 (29.97%) Pulumi
5 61 (21.25%) Amazon EKS
6 41 (14.29%) Datadog
7 40 (13.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 20 (6.97%) GCP
9 14 (4.88%) IaaS
10 12 (4.18%) Serverless
11 11 (3.83%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (3.14%) PaaS
12 9 (3.14%) SaaS
13 8 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (2.09%) GitHub
15 5 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (1.74%) Azure App Service
16 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.14%) Network Security
3 6 (2.09%) Broadband
4 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.72%) MySQL
2 47 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (14.98%) Azure SQL Database
4 41 (14.29%) Redis
5 40 (13.94%) MariaDB
5 40 (13.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.70%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.35%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 89 (31.01%) Git (software)
2 84 (29.27%) Jenkins
3 41 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.62%) Bitbucket
5 17 (5.92%) GitLab
6 5 (1.74%) CircleCI
7 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.05%) Spinnaker
8 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.35%) JIRA
9 1 (0.35%) kappa
9 1 (0.35%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (7.67%) Finance
2 10 (3.48%) Games
3 9 (3.14%) Social Skills
4 7 (2.44%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.09%) Publishing
6 3 (1.05%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.63%) ARM Templates
2 14 (4.88%) Kafka
3 10 (3.48%) .NET
4 6 (2.09%) JSON
5 5 (1.74%) Node.js
5 5 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (1.74%) REST
5 5 (1.74%) YAML
6 4 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.39%) Loki
7 3 (1.05%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (0.70%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.35%) React
9 1 (0.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.03%) Enterprise Cloud
2 40 (13.94%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (8.01%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.48%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.09%) Social Media
7 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.74%) NHS
8 4 (1.39%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 148 (51.57%) Linux
2 31 (10.80%) Windows
3 9 (3.14%) Unix
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (0.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (100.00%) DevOps
2 186 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (50.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 119 (41.46%) Deployment Automation
5 113 (39.37%) Problem-Solving
6 108 (37.63%) Configuration Management
7 84 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (28.57%) Scrum
9 65 (22.65%) Migration
10 43 (14.98%) Analytics
11 40 (13.94%) Web Application Development
12 13 (4.53%) Decision-Making
13 12 (4.18%) Coaching
13 12 (4.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 11 (3.83%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.48%) Data Protection
15 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Automation
15 10 (3.48%) Task Automation
16 9 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (3.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 127 (44.25%) Python
2 96 (33.45%) Go
3 92 (32.06%) Ruby
4 69 (24.04%) Bash Shell
5 60 (20.91%) PowerShell
6 59 (20.56%) Java
7 55 (19.16%) C#
8 53 (18.47%) JavaScript
9 52 (18.12%) SQL
10 41 (14.29%) TypeScript
11 40 (13.94%) Groovy
11 40 (13.94%) PHP
12 8 (2.79%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (16.03%) AWS Certification
2 10 (3.48%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) Degree
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 192 (66.90%) Docker
2 8 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 234 (81.53%) Terraform
2 213 (74.22%) Kubernetes
3 184 (64.11%) Puppet
4 180 (62.72%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (29.62%) Ansible
6 44 (15.33%) Grafana
6 44 (15.33%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.48%) Istio
8 6 (2.09%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.05%) Salt
10 2 (0.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.35%) Marathon
11 1 (0.35%) Mesos
11 1 (0.35%) MIIS
11 1 (0.35%) Rancher
11 1 (0.35%) SCOM
11 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (33.10%) SaltStack
2 40 (13.94%) New Relic
3 24 (8.36%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.92%) VMware
5 11 (3.83%) Cisco
6 10 (3.48%) Google
7 3 (1.05%) IBM
7 3 (1.05%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) Brio
8 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.70%) Databricks
9 1 (0.35%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.35%) HP
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle
9 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.35%) Splunk