The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 226 205 226
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 26 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.72% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.74% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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
Bristol -23 11 £42,500 -35.84% 2
Somerset +2 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £47,500 - 3
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 66 (100.00%) DevOps
2 54 (81.82%) Linux
3 39 (59.09%) Puppet
4 32 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (42.42%) IIS
6 26 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (37.88%) Windows
7 25 (37.88%) Red Hat
8 24 (36.36%) Configuration Management
9 23 (34.85%) Apache
10 22 (33.33%) Python
11 21 (31.82%) PHP
12 20 (30.30%) LAMP
12 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (28.79%) .NET
14 18 (27.27%) SQL
14 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
15 17 (25.76%) MySQL
15 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
15 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
16 16 (24.24%) Ansible
16 16 (24.24%) Java
16 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (22.73%) Perl
17 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (22.73%) Windows Server
18 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (21.21%) Web Services
18 14 (21.21%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (42.42%) IIS
2 23 (34.85%) Apache
3 9 (13.64%) Apache Solr
4 8 (12.12%) Drupal
5 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.55%) CloudStack
7 3 (4.55%) JBoss
7 3 (4.55%) nginx
7 3 (4.55%) Node.js
7 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) HipChat
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.55%) CloudFront
4 3 (4.55%) GitHub
4 3 (4.55%) Google Apps
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Internet
2 9 (13.64%) Firewall
3 8 (12.12%) DNS
4 5 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (7.58%) SSH
5 4 (6.06%) HTTP
6 3 (4.55%) SSL
7 1 (1.52%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.55%) Redis
6 1 (1.52%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.52%) Riak
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.61%) Hudson
5 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (7.58%) JMeter
5 5 (7.58%) Maven
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) Bower
7 1 (1.52%) Grunt
7 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 5 (7.58%) Finance
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) LAMP
2 19 (28.79%) .NET
3 14 (21.21%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) Laravel
4 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.52%) Sass
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) FMCG
3 3 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Wiki
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Linux
2 25 (37.88%) Windows
3 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (19.70%) CentOS
8 9 (13.64%) Ubuntu
9 6 (9.09%) Debian
10 5 (7.58%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (4.55%) Unix
12 1 (1.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.61%) High Availability
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (9.09%) Network Management
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.58%) API Integration
7 5 (7.58%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.06%) Release Management
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) Python
2 21 (31.82%) PHP
3 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) Java
5 15 (22.73%) Perl
6 14 (21.21%) Ruby
7 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 8 (12.12%) C#
9 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Docker
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.06%) XenServer
4 3 (4.55%) Varnish
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (59.09%) Puppet
2 26 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (24.24%) Ansible
4 7 (10.61%) Nagios
4 7 (10.61%) Zenoss
5 6 (9.09%) CFEngine
6 5 (7.58%) Cacti
6 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (7.58%) WSUS
7 3 (4.55%) Cobbler
7 3 (4.55%) Salt
7 3 (4.55%) Terraform
7 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Red Hat
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 6 (9.09%) Juniper
6 4 (6.06%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) Akamai
7 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
7 3 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
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