DevOps Engineer

A DevOps Engineer works in software development and deployment developing and improving servers, networks and websites. They set up and configure systems where they can improve the planning of testing and deployment.
Earning potential
Average £42,000* *based on Leeds area average base pay per year, data from
Useful skills
  • Good at communicating and collaborating
  • Being flexible
  • Good at making decisions
Useful qualifications and training routes
  • Scripting skills
  • Programming languages including SQL and MySQA
  • Coding and scripting languages such as PHP, Python, Perl and Ruby
  • Best practices and IT operations
  • Qualifications in Computer Science or equivalent can be helpful
What types of businesses could
you work for?

It’s not just IT. Businesses who develop their own systems and applications need DevOps Engineers to make sure that everything is running correctly.

Key industries include IT, technical, gaming, utilities, media, robotics and financial services.

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