Puppet’s latest DevOps Salary Report reveals that tech salaries rose worldwide despite the pandemic and global business slowdowns.
Salary data from respondents to the 2020 State of DevOps Report supports claims that businesses have accelerated their digital transformation initiatives by 3-4 years as a direct response to the pandemic. The unprecedented events of 2020 proved to many management teams that in order to survive, they needed to push their technology to the next level.
Hiring and retaining skilled, adaptable people is a critical component of digital transformation success — and higher salaries attract these desirable employees.
This year, we also looked at how salaries vary according to a company’s level of DevOps practice or evolution. It’s no surprise that survey respondents working at companies with well-developed DevOps practices also report higher salaries. To attract the aforementioned highly skilled, adaptable people who can execute on digital innovation, many companies actively publicize their DevOps values and cultures.
Key findings from this year’s DevOps Salary Report include: