The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 368 577 745
Rank change year-on-year
+209 +168
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 773 382 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 648 268 152
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK.

DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +184 734 £55,000 - 105
London +127 481 £59,000 +7.27% 68
South East +90 106 £55,000 -4.34% 9
City of London +64 79 £60,000 +6.66% 23
South West +29 53 £57,500 +24.32% 8
Yorkshire +23 43 £48,500 +7.77% 6
Berkshire +33 38 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Bristol +31 34 £67,500 +58.82% 6
West Yorkshire +26 34 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Leeds +20 34 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Sussex +11 28 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 21 £47,500 -26.92% 2
East of England +24 19 £45,000 -23.40% 6
Brighton +14 19 £40,000 -
Scotland +32 18 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Coventry - 15 £100,000 -
Surrey +24 14 £47,500 -2.56% 3
Reading - 13 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 10 £50,000 - 3
Staines - 9 £47,500 -
Hove - 9 £65,000 -
North West +21 8 £41,250 +21.32% 3
Edinburgh +18 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire +10 8 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Milton Keynes - 8 £42,500 -
Ipswich +9 7 £45,000 -
Suffolk +8 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire -2 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £48,500 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1325 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1086 (81.96%) Linux
3 828 (62.49%) Puppet
4 692 (52.23%) Opscode Chef
5 586 (44.23%) Python
6 516 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
7 492 (37.13%) Amazon AWS
8 472 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
9 462 (34.87%) Configuration Management
10 455 (34.34%) Ruby
11 447 (33.74%) Bash Shell
12 416 (31.40%) Jenkins
13 409 (30.87%) Java
14 391 (29.51%) MySQL
15 353 (26.64%) Windows
16 321 (24.23%) Perl
17 297 (22.42%) Apache
17 297 (22.42%) Git (software)
18 283 (21.36%) PHP
19 270 (20.38%) Ansible
20 244 (18.42%) PowerShell
21 240 (18.11%) UNIX
22 226 (17.06%) Nagios
23 225 (16.98%) SQL
24 212 (16.00%) VMware
25 211 (15.92%) Red Hat
26 204 (15.40%) .NET
27 192 (14.49%) Ubuntu
28 183 (13.81%) CentOS
29 179 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 297 (22.42%) Apache
2 175 (13.21%) IIS
3 173 (13.06%) nginx
4 136 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 113 (8.53%) OpenStack
6 64 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
7 47 (3.55%) Node.js
8 44 (3.32%) JBoss
9 25 (1.89%) Confluence
10 21 (1.58%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (1.21%) MediaWiki
13 11 (0.83%) Drupal
13 11 (0.83%) CMS
14 8 (0.60%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.45%) Moodle
16 5 (0.38%) Jetty
17 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.98%) assyst
2 10 (0.75%) Sophis RISQUE
3 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 492 (37.13%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
4 72 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 59 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (3.62%) IaaS
7 47 (3.55%) Amazon S3
8 38 (2.87%) PaaS
8 38 (2.87%) GitHub
9 36 (2.72%) SaaS
10 35 (2.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 23 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (1.43%) Route 53
13 17 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (1.13%) Amazon Glacier
15 14 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (0.91%) CloudFront
17 12 (0.91%) Heroku
18 11 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 120 (9.06%) DNS
2 102 (7.70%) Firewall
3 82 (6.19%) HTTP
4 78 (5.89%) TCP/IP
5 57 (4.30%) Internet
6 50 (3.77%) LAN
6 50 (3.77%) WAN
7 42 (3.17%) LDAP
8 39 (2.94%) SAN
9 37 (2.79%) Network Security
10 35 (2.64%) VPN
11 33 (2.49%) DHCP
12 30 (2.26%) SSL
13 29 (2.19%) IPv6
14 26 (1.96%) iSCSI
15 25 (1.89%) IPv4
15 25 (1.89%) IPsec
16 22 (1.66%) SSH
17 20 (1.51%) OSPF
17 20 (1.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (29.51%) MySQL
2 167 (12.60%) SQL Server
3 142 (10.72%) NoSQL
4 128 (9.66%) MongoDB
5 93 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (6.11%) Redis
7 67 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 58 (4.38%) Big Data
9 54 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 45 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
11 27 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.58%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (1.36%) Couchbase
15 16 (1.21%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.68%) SimpleDB
17 8 (0.60%) HBase
18 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 416 (31.40%) Jenkins
2 297 (22.42%) Git (software)
3 143 (10.79%) TeamCity
4 129 (9.74%) Subversion
5 107 (8.08%) Hudson
6 87 (6.57%) Maven
7 84 (6.34%) JIRA
8 41 (3.09%) Artifactory
9 35 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 34 (2.57%) Ant
11 31 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.89%) MSBuild
13 24 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (1.51%) Visual Studio
15 16 (1.21%) Gradle
16 15 (1.13%) Psake
17 14 (1.06%) JUnit
18 13 (0.98%) Mercurial
19 11 (0.83%) Eclipse
20 9 (0.68%) RSpec
General
1 129 (9.74%) Finance
2 74 (5.58%) Games
3 29 (2.19%) Marketing
4 28 (2.11%) Publishing
5 27 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.89%) Banking
7 20 (1.51%) Retail
7 20 (1.51%) Legal
8 18 (1.36%) Back Office
9 13 (0.98%) Front Office
10 11 (0.83%) Law
11 10 (0.75%) Advertising
12 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.30%) Electronics
13 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.075%) Automotive
15 1 (0.075%) French Language
15 1 (0.075%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (15.40%) .NET
2 173 (13.06%) Web Services
3 118 (8.91%) LAMP
4 53 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 50 (3.77%) J2EE
6 34 (2.57%) REST
7 31 (2.34%) Servlets
8 30 (2.26%) SOAP
9 26 (1.96%) MCollective
9 26 (1.96%) RESTful
10 25 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 18 (1.36%) HTML
12 17 (1.28%) Memcached
13 16 (1.21%) ASP.NET
13 16 (1.21%) XML
13 16 (1.21%) Django
14 14 (1.06%) Resque
15 13 (0.98%) Middleware
15 13 (0.98%) CSS
16 10 (0.75%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.75%) Open Source
2 53 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 50 (3.77%) Replication
4 48 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.64%) Public Cloud
6 28 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.81%) Over-the-Top Content
8 22 (1.66%) User Experience
9 20 (1.51%) Wiki
10 17 (1.28%) Clustering
11 15 (1.13%) Private Cloud
12 13 (0.98%) Device Driver
13 12 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.91%) Digital Media
13 12 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
14 11 (0.83%) Social Media
15 10 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.75%) E-Learning
16 9 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1086 (81.96%) Linux
2 353 (26.64%) Windows
3 240 (18.11%) UNIX
4 192 (14.49%) Ubuntu
5 183 (13.81%) CentOS
6 179 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (4.91%) Solaris
8 52 (3.92%) Debian
9 43 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (1.96%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (1.58%) Android
14 18 (1.36%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.60%) SUSE
16 7 (0.53%) Fedora
17 6 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
18 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.23%) CoreOS
20 2 (0.15%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1325 (100.00%) DevOps
2 516 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
4 462 (34.87%) Configuration Management
5 157 (11.85%) Scrum
6 153 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 142 (10.72%) E-Commerce
8 97 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 89 (6.72%) Build Automation
10 72 (5.43%) Automated Testing
11 68 (5.13%) TDD
12 62 (4.68%) Kanban
13 59 (4.45%) Load Balancing
14 54 (4.08%) Release Management
15 48 (3.62%) Software Engineering
15 48 (3.62%) ITIL
16 40 (3.02%) Unit Testing
17 36 (2.72%) Change Management
18 34 (2.57%) Continuous Improvement
19 33 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 586 (44.23%) Python
2 455 (34.34%) Ruby
3 447 (33.74%) Bash Shell
4 409 (30.87%) Java
5 321 (24.23%) Perl
6 283 (21.36%) PHP
7 244 (18.42%) PowerShell
8 225 (16.98%) SQL
9 88 (6.64%) C#
10 83 (6.26%) Shell Script
11 64 (4.83%) JavaScript
12 34 (2.57%) Korn
13 30 (2.26%) C++
14 22 (1.66%) Scala
15 19 (1.43%) Go
16 12 (0.91%) C
17 8 (0.60%) AWK
18 7 (0.53%) VBScript
19 5 (0.38%) sed
19 5 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 123 (9.28%) Degree
2 34 (2.57%) AWS Certification
3 30 (2.26%) CCNA
3 30 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.075%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.075%) LPIC
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.075%) RHCE
6 1 (0.075%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.51%) QA
2 34 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.89%) FISMA
5 11 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 147 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (5.13%) Docker
3 63 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 42 (3.17%) Varnish
5 29 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (2.19%) Xen
6 25 (1.89%) Samba
6 25 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.89%) KVM
7 22 (1.66%) iptables
7 22 (1.66%) Postfix
8 21 (1.58%) XenServer
9 13 (0.98%) LXC
10 11 (0.83%) vSphere
11 8 (0.60%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.53%) NFS
13 6 (0.45%) Squid
13 6 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.38%) Ceph
14 5 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 828 (62.49%) Puppet
2 692 (52.23%) Opscode Chef
3 270 (20.38%) Ansible
4 226 (17.06%) Nagios
5 145 (10.94%) Salt
6 128 (9.66%) ZABBIX
7 106 (8.00%) Vagrant
8 77 (5.81%) Graphite
9 71 (5.36%) logstash
10 57 (4.30%) Tivoli
11 49 (3.70%) Zenoss
12 48 (3.62%) Cobbler
13 37 (2.79%) Kibana
14 29 (2.19%) collectd
15 27 (2.04%) HAProxy
16 20 (1.51%) Capistrano
16 20 (1.51%) Unicenter
17 17 (1.28%) BladeLogic
18 16 (1.21%) Cacti
19 15 (1.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 212 (16.00%) VMware
2 211 (15.92%) Red Hat
3 117 (8.83%) Oracle
4 85 (6.42%) Microsoft
5 66 (4.98%) Rackspace
6 59 (4.45%) Google
7 58 (4.38%) Splunk
8 49 (3.70%) SaltStack
9 48 (3.62%) New Relic
10 23 (1.74%) Akamai
11 18 (1.36%) Citrix
12 17 (1.28%) Remedy
13 14 (1.06%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.06%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.91%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.83%) F5
15 11 (0.83%) Riverbed
15 11 (0.83%) Apple
16 10 (0.75%) Cisco
16 10 (0.75%) ForgeRock
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus (And Benefits)
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent staff benefits
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