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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 124 196 369
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +173
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2359 1684 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.35% 1.55% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.87% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1259 577
Average salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.87% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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
85389 90032 82506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.87% 81.62%
Number of salaries quoted 71013 72509 68224
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +41 1431 £60,000 - 196
South East +61 317 £52,500 -4.54% 48
Yorkshire +40 173 £46,500 +9.41% 28
East of England +66 121 £44,500 -11.00% 31
South West +75 119 £55,000 +34.14% 20
North West +43 77 £45,000 -10.00% 19
West Midlands +24 59 £60,000 +14.28% 9
East Midlands +24 44 £40,000 -1.23% 6
North East -13 2 £42,000 +52.72% 9
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2862 (59.13%) Linux
2 2225 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
3 2051 (42.38%) Puppet
4 1766 (36.49%) Python
5 1659 (34.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1559 (32.21%) Java
7 1497 (30.93%) Amazon AWS
8 1203 (24.86%) Jenkins
9 1188 (24.55%) Continuous Integration
10 1187 (24.52%) Windows
11 1178 (24.34%) Ruby
12 1121 (23.16%) Git (software)
13 1034 (21.36%) Configuration Management
14 985 (20.35%) Bash Shell
15 982 (20.29%) MySQL
16 858 (17.73%) Apache
17 848 (17.52%) Ansible
18 835 (17.25%) .NET
19 820 (16.94%) Perl
20 803 (16.59%) JavaScript
21 785 (16.22%) SQL
22 783 (16.18%) Scrum
23 760 (15.70%) SQL Server
24 735 (15.19%) PHP
24 735 (15.19%) Finance
25 710 (14.67%) VMware
26 665 (13.74%) UNIX
27 643 (13.29%) C#
28 639 (13.20%) Web Services
29 621 (12.83%) Nagios

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 858 (17.73%) Apache
2 497 (10.27%) IIS
3 488 (10.08%) nginx
4 367 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 313 (6.47%) Node.js
6 309 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
7 284 (5.87%) OpenStack
8 222 (4.59%) JBoss
9 116 (2.40%) Apache Solr
10 108 (2.23%) WebLogic
11 106 (2.19%) Confluence
12 78 (1.61%) WebSphere
12 78 (1.61%) Drupal
13 60 (1.24%) Apache Spark
14 55 (1.14%) CMS
15 47 (0.97%) SharePoint
16 45 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
17 38 (0.79%) MS Exchange
18 29 (0.60%) Jetty
19 27 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 213 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.50%) MS Office
3 7 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.083%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.062%) MS Project
7 2 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.021%) Gephi
8 1 (0.021%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.43%) Magento
3 19 (0.39%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (0.27%) assyst
5 10 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.10%) Cordys
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.062%) Tridion
9 3 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.041%) Summit
10 2 (0.041%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.021%) Global One
11 1 (0.021%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.021%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1497 (30.93%) Amazon AWS
2 446 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (4.69%) SaaS
4 213 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
5 208 (4.30%) IaaS
6 182 (3.76%) PaaS
7 152 (3.14%) GitHub
8 148 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
9 120 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 89 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 72 (1.49%) Amazon S3
12 57 (1.18%) Route 53
13 50 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
14 44 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 33 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 32 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 32 (0.66%) Office 365
17 26 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
18 25 (0.52%) CloudFront
18 25 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 338 (6.98%) DNS
2 320 (6.61%) Firewall
3 222 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 218 (4.50%) HTTP
5 196 (4.05%) Internet
6 121 (2.50%) VPN
7 116 (2.40%) LDAP
8 101 (2.09%) SAN
9 93 (1.92%) Network Security
10 90 (1.86%) LAN
11 89 (1.84%) WAN
12 69 (1.43%) DHCP
12 69 (1.43%) SSL
13 61 (1.26%) SMTP
14 52 (1.07%) SSH
15 51 (1.05%) VLAN
16 47 (0.97%) IPsec
17 37 (0.76%) SNMP
18 36 (0.74%) FTP
19 35 (0.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 982 (20.29%) MySQL
2 760 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 576 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 478 (9.88%) NoSQL
5 341 (7.05%) Redis
6 306 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
7 291 (6.01%) Relational Database
8 262 (5.41%) Big Data
9 234 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 180 (3.72%) Hadoop
11 113 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 94 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 86 (1.78%) Couchbase
14 85 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
14 85 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 77 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 76 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 74 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
18 72 (1.49%) HBase
19 62 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1203 (24.86%) Jenkins
2 1121 (23.16%) Git (software)
3 396 (8.18%) Subversion
4 374 (7.73%) TeamCity
5 352 (7.27%) Maven
6 308 (6.36%) JIRA
7 278 (5.74%) Hudson
8 206 (4.26%) Selenium
9 121 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 88 (1.82%) NUnit
10 88 (1.82%) Ant
10 88 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 86 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 79 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 76 (1.57%) Jasmine
14 69 (1.43%) Grunt
15 58 (1.20%) JUnit
16 55 (1.14%) Mercurial
16 55 (1.14%) Gradle
17 48 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 735 (15.19%) Finance
2 287 (5.93%) Retail
3 270 (5.58%) Banking
4 174 (3.60%) Publishing
5 172 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 154 (3.18%) Games
7 135 (2.79%) Law
8 100 (2.07%) Marketing
9 63 (1.30%) Automotive
10 60 (1.24%) Advertising
11 59 (1.22%) Military
12 40 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 36 (0.74%) Legal
14 31 (0.64%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.62%) Back Office
16 29 (0.60%) Electronics
17 27 (0.56%) Front Office
18 19 (0.39%) Online Betting
19 14 (0.29%) Financial Institution
20 13 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1470 (30.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 933 (19.28%) Developer
3 483 (9.98%) Administrator
4 474 (9.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 431 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
6 327 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 297 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
8 288 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 270 (5.58%) Architect
10 264 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 238 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 236 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
13 172 (3.55%) Java Developer
14 165 (3.41%) Software Engineer
15 121 (2.50%) .NET Developer
16 109 (2.25%) C# Developer
17 102 (2.11%) Analyst
18 89 (1.84%) Cloud Engineer
19 86 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
20 82 (1.69%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 835 (17.25%) .NET
2 639 (13.20%) Web Services
3 575 (11.88%) HTML
4 390 (8.06%) CSS
5 372 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 360 (7.44%) LAMP
7 355 (7.33%) AngularJS
8 346 (7.15%) HTML5
9 298 (6.16%) Spring
10 271 (5.60%) REST
11 218 (4.50%) XML
12 215 (4.44%) Middleware
13 206 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 195 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
15 192 (3.97%) jQuery
16 174 (3.60%) RESTful
17 164 (3.39%) CSS3
18 162 (3.35%) JSON
19 155 (3.20%) J2EE
20 129 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 280 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 266 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 212 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 154 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 133 (2.75%) User Experience
7 114 (2.36%) Replication
8 98 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 80 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 73 (1.51%) Algorithms
11 67 (1.38%) Digital Media
11 67 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 65 (1.34%) BBC
13 64 (1.32%) Private Cloud
14 63 (1.30%) Data Structures
15 61 (1.26%) Photography
16 59 (1.22%) PKI
17 48 (0.99%) Visualisation
18 40 (0.83%) Blog
19 38 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2862 (59.13%) Linux
2 1187 (24.52%) Windows
3 665 (13.74%) UNIX
4 462 (9.55%) Ubuntu
5 424 (8.76%) CentOS
6 420 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 207 (4.28%) Debian
8 161 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 118 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 104 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 95 (1.96%) Solaris
12 92 (1.90%) Android
13 72 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 51 (1.05%) CoreOS
15 41 (0.85%) AIX
16 27 (0.56%) Fedora
17 26 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.31%) SUSE
19 13 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
20 12 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2225 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1188 (24.55%) Continuous Integration
3 1034 (21.36%) Configuration Management
4 783 (16.18%) Scrum
5 615 (12.71%) TDD
6 557 (11.51%) Open Source
7 553 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 509 (10.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 501 (10.35%) Software Engineering
10 377 (7.79%) OO
11 374 (7.73%) BDD
12 359 (7.42%) MVC
13 327 (6.76%) ITIL
14 308 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 254 (5.25%) SDLC
16 243 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 239 (4.94%) SOA
18 227 (4.69%) Unit Testing
19 207 (4.28%) Kanban
20 192 (3.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1766 (36.49%) Python
2 1559 (32.21%) Java
3 1178 (24.34%) Ruby
4 985 (20.35%) Bash Shell
5 820 (16.94%) Perl
6 803 (16.59%) JavaScript
7 785 (16.22%) SQL
8 735 (15.19%) PHP
9 643 (13.29%) C#
10 585 (12.09%) PowerShell
11 333 (6.88%) C++
12 230 (4.75%) Shell Script
13 215 (4.44%) C
14 200 (4.13%) Scala
15 118 (2.44%) Groovy
16 110 (2.27%) T-SQL
17 101 (2.09%) Go
18 66 (1.36%) Clojure
19 49 (1.01%) Bourne shell
19 49 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 548 (11.32%) Degree
2 122 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 95 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 79 (1.63%) CCNA
6 50 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 48 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (0.68%) CCNP
9 31 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.35%) MCSE
11 14 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.23%) MCSA
13 8 (0.17%) ISEB
14 7 (0.14%) PMP
14 7 (0.14%) MCITP
15 5 (0.10%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.10%) RHCE
15 5 (0.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (7.05%) QA
2 63 (1.30%) SLA
3 45 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.14%) MiFID
6 7 (0.14%) FISMA
7 6 (0.12%) WCAG
8 3 (0.062%) COBIT
9 2 (0.041%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.021%) HL7
10 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 517 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 425 (8.78%) Docker
3 151 (3.12%) Active Directory
4 142 (2.93%) Varnish
5 118 (2.44%) KVM
6 106 (2.19%) Hyper-V
7 99 (2.05%) Xen
8 73 (1.51%) VirtualBox
9 68 (1.40%) vSphere
10 62 (1.28%) Samba
11 58 (1.20%) XenServer
12 42 (0.87%) Postfix
13 40 (0.83%) vCloud
13 40 (0.83%) iptables
14 36 (0.74%) NFS
15 34 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 32 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
17 31 (0.64%) GlusterFS
18 26 (0.54%) HDFS
18 26 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2051 (42.38%) Puppet
2 1659 (34.28%) Opscode Chef
3 848 (17.52%) Ansible
4 621 (12.83%) Nagios
5 313 (6.47%) ZABBIX
6 290 (5.99%) Vagrant
7 253 (5.23%) Salt
8 143 (2.95%) Graphite
9 112 (2.31%) logstash
10 98 (2.02%) HAProxy
11 76 (1.57%) Kibana
12 60 (1.24%) Zenoss
13 56 (1.16%) Pingdom
14 55 (1.14%) Cacti
15 50 (1.03%) Capistrano
16 45 (0.93%) Tivoli
17 41 (0.85%) StatsD
18 39 (0.81%) Cobbler
19 38 (0.79%) CFEngine
20 34 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 710 (14.67%) VMware
2 543 (11.22%) Red Hat
3 522 (10.79%) Oracle
4 475 (9.81%) Microsoft
5 192 (3.97%) Google
6 176 (3.64%) Cisco
7 173 (3.57%) Splunk
8 168 (3.47%) Rackspace
9 138 (2.85%) SaltStack
10 133 (2.75%) New Relic
11 119 (2.46%) IBM
12 82 (1.69%) Citrix
13 54 (1.12%) F5
14 47 (0.97%) Dell
15 46 (0.95%) HP
16 45 (0.93%) Atlassian
17 43 (0.89%) Juniper
18 39 (0.81%) Perforce
19 38 (0.79%) SAP
20 36 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
Camden, London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago