The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had DevOps Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 196 191 218
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 50 55 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.90% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.93% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 13
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
DevOps Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5394 5927 5607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.79% 97.44% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4536 4876 4680
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +18 21 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Bristol -22 12 £67,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +9 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Wiltshire +5 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Devon +6 3 - -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (72.15%) Linux
3 43 (54.43%) Puppet
4 40 (50.63%) Python
5 38 (48.10%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (46.84%) Configuration Management
7 36 (45.57%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (43.04%) Ansible
9 33 (41.77%) Java
10 32 (40.51%) SQL
11 27 (34.18%) Perl
12 26 (32.91%) .NET
13 24 (30.38%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (27.85%) LAMP
14 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
15 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
15 20 (25.32%) Oracle
15 20 (25.32%) Windows
16 19 (24.05%) Unix
16 19 (24.05%) Red Hat
17 18 (22.78%) Apache
17 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
18 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
19 16 (20.25%) PHP
19 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (20.25%) Open Source
19 16 (20.25%) Ruby
20 14 (17.72%) Docker
21 13 (16.46%) C#

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (22.78%) Apache
2 13 (16.46%) IIS
3 11 (13.92%) OpenStack
4 10 (12.66%) CloudStack
4 10 (12.66%) JBoss
4 10 (12.66%) WebLogic
4 10 (12.66%) WebSphere
4 10 (12.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (6.33%) Apache Solr
7 5 (6.33%) Drupal
8 3 (3.80%) Node.js
8 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (45.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.66%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) Internet
3 6 (7.59%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) Broadband
4 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.80%) IPv6
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) MQTT
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) Redis
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) TeamCity
4 10 (12.66%) Subversion
5 7 (8.86%) Hudson
6 3 (3.80%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) JMeter
8 1 (1.27%) Ant
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.06%) Electronics
5 3 (3.80%) Games
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) .NET
2 22 (27.85%) LAMP
3 11 (13.92%) Web Services
4 8 (10.13%) REST
5 6 (7.59%) J2EE
6 3 (3.80%) RESTful
7 1 (1.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.59%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) FMCG
3 3 (3.80%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Linux
2 20 (25.32%) Windows
3 19 (24.05%) Unix
4 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.92%) FreeBSD
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.80%) CentOS
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 37 (46.84%) Configuration Management
3 34 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.25%) Open Source
6 11 (13.92%) Auto-Scaling
6 11 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (12.66%) Build Automation
7 10 (12.66%) DSDM
7 10 (12.66%) OWASP
7 10 (12.66%) RUP
7 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 7 (8.86%) High Availability
8 7 (8.86%) Network Management
9 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) Python
2 33 (41.77%) Java
3 32 (40.51%) SQL
4 27 (34.18%) Perl
5 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
6 16 (20.25%) PHP
6 16 (20.25%) Ruby
7 13 (16.46%) C#
8 11 (13.92%) Groovy
8 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
9 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
10 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Docker
2 10 (12.66%) vSphere
2 10 (12.66%) Xen
2 10 (12.66%) XenServer
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (54.43%) Puppet
2 38 (48.10%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (43.04%) Ansible
4 10 (12.66%) Cobbler
4 10 (12.66%) Salt
4 10 (12.66%) Terraform
4 10 (12.66%) Tivoli
5 7 (8.86%) CFEngine
6 6 (7.59%) Nagios
6 6 (7.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) Red Hat
3 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.66%) EnterpriseDB
4 10 (12.66%) VMware
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco
5 7 (8.86%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Google
8 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.27%) NetApp
8 1 (1.27%) New Relic
8 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
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