The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 119 228 390
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +162
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2523 1453 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.44% 1.32% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.59% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 1095 534
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
DevOps
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevOps
Salary Trend in England

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

DevOps Salary Trend in England

DevOps
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DevOps Salary Histogram in England

DevOps
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 1568 £60,000 +4.34% 209
South East +149 360 £52,500 -4.54% 41
Yorkshire +61 151 £49,250 +15.88% 22
South West +82 145 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East of England +43 106 £45,000 -5.26% 28
North West +54 75 £40,000 -27.27% 18
West Midlands +45 61 £57,500 +41.97% 4
East Midlands +27 43 £48,750 +14.70% 7
North East -14 2 £35,750 +30.00% 4
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2805 (59.52%) Linux
2 2131 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1972 (41.84%) Puppet
4 1628 (34.54%) Python
5 1599 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1462 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
7 1431 (30.36%) Java
8 1153 (24.46%) Windows
9 1138 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
10 1110 (23.55%) Ruby
10 1110 (23.55%) Jenkins
11 1101 (23.36%) Git (software)
12 979 (20.77%) Configuration Management
13 975 (20.69%) MySQL
14 939 (19.92%) Bash Shell
15 872 (18.50%) .NET
16 839 (17.80%) Perl
17 830 (17.61%) Apache
18 786 (16.68%) SQL
19 762 (16.17%) SQL Server
20 748 (15.87%) Scrum
21 747 (15.85%) JavaScript
22 742 (15.74%) PHP
23 736 (15.62%) Ansible
24 719 (15.26%) UNIX
25 690 (14.64%) Finance
26 673 (14.28%) VMware
27 652 (13.83%) Web Services
28 643 (13.64%) C#
29 597 (12.67%) TDD

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 830 (17.61%) Apache
2 499 (10.59%) IIS
3 462 (9.80%) nginx
4 395 (8.38%) Tomcat
5 299 (6.34%) Node.js
6 294 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
7 277 (5.88%) OpenStack
8 191 (4.05%) JBoss
9 118 (2.50%) Apache Solr
10 92 (1.95%) Confluence
11 82 (1.74%) WebLogic
12 76 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 74 (1.57%) Drupal
14 52 (1.10%) Apache Spark
15 47 (1.00%) CMS
16 42 (0.89%) SharePoint
17 35 (0.74%) MS Exchange
18 32 (0.68%) Lync
19 31 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
19 31 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 210 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.45%) MS Office
3 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.085%) MS Project
5 3 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.042%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.021%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 29 (0.62%) assyst
2 28 (0.59%) Sophis RISQUE
3 24 (0.51%) Magento
4 21 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.19%) Tridion
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.11%) Cordys
9 4 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.064%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.064%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.042%) Summit
11 2 (0.042%) Sentinel
12 1 (0.021%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1462 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
2 429 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
4 222 (4.71%) SaaS
5 195 (4.14%) IaaS
6 193 (4.10%) PaaS
7 174 (3.69%) GitHub
8 160 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
9 123 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 104 (2.21%) Amazon S3
11 65 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 57 (1.21%) Route 53
13 44 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
14 42 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 35 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 30 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
18 29 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
19 28 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
20 26 (0.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 332 (7.04%) DNS
2 310 (6.58%) Firewall
3 204 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 202 (4.29%) HTTP
5 184 (3.90%) Internet
6 111 (2.36%) SAN
7 105 (2.23%) LDAP
8 95 (2.02%) VPN
8 95 (2.02%) Network Security
9 91 (1.93%) LAN
10 88 (1.87%) WAN
11 70 (1.49%) DHCP
12 58 (1.23%) SSL
13 55 (1.17%) VLAN
13 55 (1.17%) SSH
14 43 (0.91%) SMTP
15 41 (0.87%) iSCSI
15 41 (0.87%) IPsec
16 40 (0.85%) FTP
17 38 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (20.69%) MySQL
2 762 (16.17%) SQL Server
3 560 (11.88%) MongoDB
4 498 (10.57%) NoSQL
5 326 (6.92%) Redis
6 305 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
7 287 (6.09%) Relational Database
8 265 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 254 (5.39%) Big Data
10 178 (3.78%) Hadoop
11 115 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 111 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 104 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
14 81 (1.72%) Couchbase
15 77 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 66 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 64 (1.36%) Riak
18 63 (1.34%) Oracle Database
19 56 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 55 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1110 (23.55%) Jenkins
2 1101 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 401 (8.51%) Subversion
4 356 (7.55%) TeamCity
5 295 (6.26%) JIRA
6 291 (6.17%) Maven
7 256 (5.43%) Hudson
8 197 (4.18%) Selenium
9 122 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 100 (2.12%) Ant
11 99 (2.10%) NUnit
12 79 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 78 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 72 (1.53%) Jasmine
15 67 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
15 67 (1.42%) Mercurial
16 66 (1.40%) JUnit
17 60 (1.27%) Visual Studio
18 53 (1.12%) WebDriver
19 49 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 690 (14.64%) Finance
2 282 (5.98%) Retail
3 249 (5.28%) Banking
4 173 (3.67%) Publishing
4 173 (3.67%) Games
5 141 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 88 (1.87%) Law
7 85 (1.80%) Marketing
8 63 (1.34%) Automotive
9 62 (1.32%) Military
10 59 (1.25%) Advertising
11 43 (0.91%) Legal
12 35 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 33 (0.70%) Investment Banking
14 31 (0.66%) Electronics
14 31 (0.66%) Front Office
15 28 (0.59%) Back Office
16 18 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1461 (31.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 915 (19.41%) Developer
3 508 (10.78%) Administrator
4 464 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
5 443 (9.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 295 (6.26%) Linux Administrator
7 289 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 283 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
9 280 (5.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 251 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
11 250 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 247 (5.24%) Architect
13 145 (3.08%) Software Engineer
14 141 (2.99%) Java Developer
15 136 (2.89%) .NET Developer
16 109 (2.31%) C# Developer
17 104 (2.21%) Cloud Engineer
18 103 (2.19%) DevOps Administrator
19 97 (2.06%) Analyst
20 82 (1.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (18.50%) .NET
2 652 (13.83%) Web Services
3 545 (11.56%) HTML
4 364 (7.72%) CSS
5 360 (7.64%) ASP.NET
5 360 (7.64%) AngularJS
6 332 (7.04%) LAMP
7 316 (6.70%) HTML5
8 274 (5.81%) REST
9 270 (5.73%) Spring
10 221 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 205 (4.35%) jQuery
12 203 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
13 199 (4.22%) XML
14 191 (4.05%) Middleware
15 181 (3.84%) RESTful
16 176 (3.73%) J2EE
17 154 (3.27%) JSON
18 139 (2.95%) CSS3
19 129 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 300 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 265 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 213 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 212 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 145 (3.08%) User Experience
6 125 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 104 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 87 (1.85%) Replication
9 77 (1.63%) Algorithms
10 72 (1.53%) Blackberry
11 71 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 66 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 63 (1.34%) Private Cloud
14 62 (1.32%) BBC
15 61 (1.29%) Photography
16 54 (1.15%) Blog
17 53 (1.12%) Clustering
18 50 (1.06%) Digital Media
19 48 (1.02%) PKI
20 47 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2805 (59.52%) Linux
2 1153 (24.46%) Windows
3 719 (15.26%) UNIX
4 464 (9.85%) Ubuntu
5 435 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 412 (8.74%) CentOS
7 211 (4.48%) Debian
8 158 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 142 (3.01%) Apple iOS
10 136 (2.89%) Solaris
11 122 (2.59%) Android
12 104 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 71 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (0.85%) AIX
15 38 (0.81%) CoreOS
16 18 (0.38%) SUSE
16 18 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.38%) Fedora
17 13 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2131 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1138 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
3 979 (20.77%) Configuration Management
4 748 (15.87%) Scrum
5 597 (12.67%) TDD
6 565 (11.99%) E-Commerce
7 533 (11.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 493 (10.46%) Open Source
9 448 (9.51%) Software Engineering
10 394 (8.36%) MVC
11 359 (7.62%) OO
12 343 (7.28%) BDD
13 331 (7.02%) ITIL
14 292 (6.20%) SDLC
15 282 (5.98%) Mentoring
16 239 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 236 (5.01%) Unit Testing
18 226 (4.80%) SOA
19 212 (4.50%) Kanban
20 207 (4.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1628 (34.54%) Python
2 1431 (30.36%) Java
3 1110 (23.55%) Ruby
4 939 (19.92%) Bash Shell
5 839 (17.80%) Perl
6 786 (16.68%) SQL
7 747 (15.85%) JavaScript
8 742 (15.74%) PHP
9 643 (13.64%) C#
10 564 (11.97%) PowerShell
11 290 (6.15%) C++
12 215 (4.56%) Shell Script
13 212 (4.50%) C
14 181 (3.84%) Scala
15 96 (2.04%) Groovy
16 93 (1.97%) T-SQL
17 82 (1.74%) Korn
18 81 (1.72%) Go
19 48 (1.02%) Clojure
20 38 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 532 (11.29%) Degree
2 109 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 99 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (1.61%) CCNA
5 68 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 59 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 49 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.55%) CCNP
9 22 (0.47%) AWS Certification
10 19 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (0.25%) MCSE
12 12 (0.25%) ISEB
13 10 (0.21%) CCA
13 10 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.15%) CCDA
14 7 (0.15%) CCDP
14 7 (0.15%) PMP
14 7 (0.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (6.39%) QA
2 69 (1.46%) SLA
3 50 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 36 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.28%) FISMA
7 8 (0.17%) COBIT
8 7 (0.15%) MiFID
9 4 (0.085%) WCAG
10 2 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.042%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.021%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 473 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 342 (7.26%) Docker
3 162 (3.44%) Active Directory
4 143 (3.03%) Varnish
5 117 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 85 (1.80%) KVM
7 75 (1.59%) Samba
8 70 (1.49%) Xen
8 70 (1.49%) vSphere
9 52 (1.10%) VirtualBox
10 46 (0.98%) XenServer
11 45 (0.95%) Postfix
12 43 (0.91%) vCloud
13 36 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
14 35 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 32 (0.68%) iptables
16 31 (0.66%) GlusterFS
16 31 (0.66%) VMware ESX
16 31 (0.66%) NFS
17 19 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1972 (41.84%) Puppet
2 1599 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
3 736 (15.62%) Ansible
4 586 (12.43%) Nagios
5 267 (5.67%) ZABBIX
6 263 (5.58%) Salt
7 261 (5.54%) Vagrant
8 152 (3.23%) Graphite
9 123 (2.61%) logstash
10 107 (2.27%) HAProxy
11 85 (1.80%) Kibana
12 65 (1.38%) Tivoli
13 60 (1.27%) Zenoss
14 54 (1.15%) Cobbler
15 52 (1.10%) Cacti
16 49 (1.04%) SCCM
16 49 (1.04%) Capistrano
17 45 (0.95%) Pingdom
18 44 (0.93%) StatsD
19 37 (0.79%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 673 (14.28%) VMware
2 536 (11.37%) Oracle
3 527 (11.18%) Red Hat
4 465 (9.87%) Microsoft
5 183 (3.88%) Google
6 171 (3.63%) Cisco
7 159 (3.37%) Rackspace
8 151 (3.20%) Splunk
9 131 (2.78%) New Relic
10 111 (2.36%) SaltStack
11 107 (2.27%) IBM
12 62 (1.32%) Dell
12 62 (1.32%) Citrix
13 56 (1.19%) F5
14 48 (1.02%) Akamai
14 48 (1.02%) HP
15 43 (0.91%) Juniper
15 43 (0.91%) Sitecore
16 40 (0.85%) Atlassian
17 37 (0.79%) Remedy
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options, 27 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and h
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£65k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, flexible rewards
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago