The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 80 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 33 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.84% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.84% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
DevOps
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1515 1193 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.45% 79.32% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 995 1381
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DevOps
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps across the Cambridge region.

DevOps Salary Trend in Cambridge

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

DevOps Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 37 (61.67%) Python
3 31 (51.67%) Puppet
4 23 (38.33%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (31.67%) Perl
6 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
7 14 (23.33%) UNIX
8 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
8 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
9 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.67%) Firewall
10 10 (16.67%) Finance
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
10 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (15.00%) nginx
11 9 (15.00%) Ruby
11 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
11 9 (15.00%) JSON
11 9 (15.00%) Windows
12 8 (13.33%) Java
12 8 (13.33%) SAN
12 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (11.67%) CentOS
13 7 (11.67%) Big Data
13 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
14 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
14 6 (10.00%) Scrum
14 6 (10.00%) .NET
14 6 (10.00%) Open Source

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.00%) nginx
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) Node.js
3 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Drupal
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Joyent
2 4 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.33%) Route 53
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) SAN
3 5 (8.33%) HTTP
3 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.33%) NAS
4 4 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Big Data
2 5 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
3 5 (8.33%) Hudson
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (23.33%) Administrator
3 13 (21.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (21.67%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (20.00%) Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Web Services
2 9 (15.00%) JSON
3 6 (10.00%) .NET
4 5 (8.33%) XML
4 5 (8.33%) Twisted
4 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) REST
5 4 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) POSIX
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) Servlets
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) IPTV
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Informatics
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 14 (23.33%) UNIX
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (11.67%) CentOS
5 4 (6.67%) Debian
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) TDD
7 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.33%) Time Management
8 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Python
2 19 (31.67%) Perl
3 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
4 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.00%) Ruby
6 8 (13.33%) Java
7 5 (8.33%) Erlang
7 5 (8.33%) SQL
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) C
10 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) KVM
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Varnish
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (51.67%) Puppet
2 23 (38.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.67%) VMware
2 4 (6.67%) Red Gate
2 4 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.00%) Sun
3 3 (5.00%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (5.00%) NetApp
4 2 (3.33%) Perforce
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