The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had DevOps Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 219 331 512
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +181
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1358 1004 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 0.95% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.98% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 859 461
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +111 1274 £60,000 +9.09% 205
London +106 741 £65,000 +8.33% 120
South East +65 147 £50,000 -9.09% 20
City of London +22 98 £67,500 +3.84% 21
Yorkshire +34 85 £45,500 +1.11% 10
North West +7 68 £50,000 +8.10% 24
Manchester +18 58 £48,750 +8.33% 19
East of England +35 57 £50,000 +10.43% 5
West Yorkshire +18 55 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Leeds +25 53 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East Midlands +15 53 £47,500 +2.15% 4
South West +20 47 £45,500 +7.05% 10
West Midlands +31 46 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Berkshire +65 45 £62,500 +8.69% 7
Wales +22 40 £40,500 +47.27% 3
Surrey +5 31 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South Wales +24 28 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Scotland +10 25 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Nottingham +17 23 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 23 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 23 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Hampshire +3 23 £45,000 -14.28%
Sheffield +30 22 £34,000 -20.00% 4
South Yorkshire +23 22 £34,000 -20.00% 4
Edinburgh +18 22 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Northamptonshire +1 22 £47,500 +5.55%
Bristol +19 21 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Hertfordshire +16 21 £63,750 +15.90% 2
Oxfordshire +29 20 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Oxford +25 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 2636 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1936 (73.44%) Linux
3 1631 (61.87%) Puppet
4 1429 (54.21%) Python
5 1411 (53.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1324 (50.23%) Amazon AWS
7 1174 (44.54%) Ansible
8 1044 (39.61%) Jenkins
9 982 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
10 922 (34.98%) Configuration Management
11 917 (34.79%) Bash Shell
12 870 (33.00%) Ruby
13 864 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
14 779 (29.55%) Docker
15 690 (26.18%) Java
16 660 (25.04%) Windows
17 578 (21.93%) Git (software)
18 472 (17.91%) Perl
19 464 (17.60%) SQL
20 401 (15.21%) Unix
21 395 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
22 388 (14.72%) Web Services
23 369 (14.00%) VMware
24 361 (13.69%) Red Hat
25 360 (13.66%) Apache
26 358 (13.58%) PowerShell
27 353 (13.39%) Finance
28 341 (12.94%) Open Source
29 323 (12.25%) Scrum
30 316 (11.99%) MySQL

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 360 (13.66%) Apache
2 264 (10.02%) IIS
3 207 (7.85%) OpenStack
4 197 (7.47%) Tomcat
5 186 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
6 149 (5.65%) nginx
7 132 (5.01%) JBoss
8 120 (4.55%) WebSphere
9 109 (4.14%) WebLogic
10 108 (4.10%) CloudStack
11 105 (3.98%) Confluence
12 36 (1.37%) Apache Spark
13 30 (1.14%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (0.53%) CMS
17 13 (0.49%) Drupal
18 12 (0.46%) Eucalyptus
19 8 (0.30%) WordPress
20 7 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 104 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.19%) HipChat
3 2 (0.076%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.076%) MS Office
3 2 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.46%) Magento
2 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.038%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1324 (50.23%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
4 158 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 154 (5.84%) SaaS
6 124 (4.70%) Amazon S3
7 110 (4.17%) IaaS
8 89 (3.38%) GitHub
9 79 (3.00%) PaaS
10 78 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 61 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 57 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
13 52 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
14 51 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 48 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
16 46 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
17 39 (1.48%) Route 53
18 37 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 24 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
20 23 (0.87%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 156 (5.92%) Firewall
2 116 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 99 (3.76%) Internet
4 98 (3.72%) DNS
5 94 (3.57%) HTTP
6 49 (1.86%) Kerberos
7 46 (1.75%) LDAP
8 36 (1.37%) SSL
9 29 (1.10%) VPN
10 21 (0.80%) WAN
10 21 (0.80%) Wireshark
11 20 (0.76%) LAN
11 20 (0.76%) Network Security
12 15 (0.57%) SAN
12 15 (0.57%) VLAN
13 12 (0.46%) SSH
14 11 (0.42%) DHCP
14 11 (0.42%) Unicast
15 10 (0.38%) BIG-IP
16 9 (0.34%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (11.99%) MySQL
2 165 (6.26%) NoSQL
3 153 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 142 (5.39%) SQL Server
5 96 (3.64%) Big Data
6 87 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
7 80 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 65 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 56 (2.12%) Redis
11 52 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.57%) BigQuery
15 13 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (0.49%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.46%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.38%) HBase
18 9 (0.34%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1044 (39.61%) Jenkins
2 578 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 282 (10.70%) TeamCity
4 228 (8.65%) JIRA
5 215 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 172 (6.53%) Subversion
7 162 (6.15%) Maven
8 158 (5.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 131 (4.97%) Vagrant
10 94 (3.57%) Ant
11 87 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 52 (1.97%) Hudson
14 48 (1.82%) Travis CI
15 43 (1.63%) MSBuild
16 42 (1.59%) Bitbucket
17 39 (1.48%) SonarQube
18 34 (1.29%) Selenium
19 28 (1.06%) GoCD
20 25 (0.95%) GitLab
General
1 353 (13.39%) Finance
2 112 (4.25%) Banking
2 112 (4.25%) Games
3 76 (2.88%) Retail
4 72 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 67 (2.54%) Law
5 67 (2.54%) Marketing
6 59 (2.24%) Advertising
7 30 (1.14%) Publishing
8 23 (0.87%) Legal
9 20 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 17 (0.64%) Front Office
11 13 (0.49%) Billing
12 11 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.38%) Electronics
14 7 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.076%) Back Office
16 2 (0.076%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.038%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (14.72%) Web Services
2 308 (11.68%) .NET
3 190 (7.21%) Node.js
4 175 (6.64%) LAMP
5 90 (3.41%) ELK Stack
6 75 (2.85%) HTML
7 50 (1.90%) Middleware
8 49 (1.86%) REST
9 48 (1.82%) ASP.NET
10 47 (1.78%) CSS
11 41 (1.56%) JSON
11 41 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
12 36 (1.37%) AngularJS
13 33 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
14 30 (1.14%) Sensu
15 27 (1.02%) J2EE
16 23 (0.87%) Kafka
16 23 (0.87%) RESTful
17 22 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
17 22 (0.83%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 118 (4.48%) Fintech
2 87 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 58 (2.20%) Public Cloud
4 52 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 46 (1.75%) PKI
6 31 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 29 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 29 (1.10%) User Experience
8 26 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 25 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 21 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 19 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.64%) Statistics
14 14 (0.53%) iPad
15 13 (0.49%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.46%) Blockchain
16 12 (0.46%) Cybercrime
16 12 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1936 (73.44%) Linux
2 660 (25.04%) Windows
3 401 (15.21%) Unix
4 301 (11.42%) CentOS
5 296 (11.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 203 (7.70%) Ubuntu
7 131 (4.97%) Windows Server
8 73 (2.77%) Debian
9 47 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (1.37%) Solaris
11 33 (1.25%) FreeBSD
12 31 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (1.06%) Fedora
14 15 (0.57%) Android
15 14 (0.53%) VMS
16 13 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.49%) CoreOS
17 8 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
17 8 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2636 (100.00%) DevOps
2 982 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
3 922 (34.98%) Configuration Management
4 864 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
5 341 (12.94%) Open Source
6 323 (12.25%) Scrum
7 225 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 199 (7.55%) Continuous Deployment
9 155 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 145 (5.50%) Software Engineering
11 119 (4.51%) Microservices
12 111 (4.21%) ITIL
13 109 (4.14%) TDD
14 104 (3.95%) SDLC
15 103 (3.91%) High Availability
16 96 (3.64%) Migration
17 95 (3.60%) DSDM
18 85 (3.22%) Auto-Scaling
19 81 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
20 74 (2.81%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1429 (54.21%) Python
2 917 (34.79%) Bash Shell
3 870 (33.00%) Ruby
4 690 (26.18%) Java
5 472 (17.91%) Perl
6 464 (17.60%) SQL
7 358 (13.58%) PowerShell
8 302 (11.46%) PHP
9 230 (8.73%) JavaScript
10 169 (6.41%) Shell Script
11 160 (6.07%) C#
12 124 (4.70%) Go
13 112 (4.25%) C++
14 108 (4.10%) Groovy
15 103 (3.91%) C
16 80 (3.03%) Scala
17 15 (0.57%) Bourne shell
18 14 (0.53%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.49%) Korn
19 13 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (6.56%) Degree
2 78 (2.96%) AWS Certification
3 16 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.27%) CCNA
5 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.19%) RHCE
7 3 (0.11%) MCSE
8 2 (0.076%) PhD
8 2 (0.076%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.038%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.038%) CCA
9 1 (0.038%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (6.37%) QA
2 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.15%) GCP
3 4 (0.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.076%) Section 508
5 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 779 (29.55%) Docker
2 258 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (5.16%) Xen
4 120 (4.55%) vSphere
5 97 (3.68%) XenServer
6 96 (3.64%) Active Directory
7 51 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
8 46 (1.75%) KVM
9 44 (1.67%) Hyper-V
10 23 (0.87%) Varnish
11 20 (0.76%) VirtualBox
12 14 (0.53%) LXC
13 13 (0.49%) vCloud
14 12 (0.46%) GlusterFS
15 10 (0.38%) VMware ESX
16 8 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
17 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
18 3 (0.11%) Ceph
18 3 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1631 (61.87%) Puppet
2 1411 (53.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1174 (44.54%) Ansible
4 250 (9.48%) Terraform
5 211 (8.00%) Kubernetes
6 148 (5.61%) Nagios
7 145 (5.50%) Salt
8 80 (3.03%) Cobbler
9 79 (3.00%) Mesos
10 78 (2.96%) Tivoli
11 62 (2.35%) ZABBIX
12 51 (1.93%) rkt
13 44 (1.67%) Graphite
13 44 (1.67%) Packer
14 38 (1.44%) Kibana
15 36 (1.37%) SELinux
16 32 (1.21%) logstash
16 32 (1.21%) Rancher
17 31 (1.18%) HAProxy
18 21 (0.80%) Marathon
Vendors
1 369 (14.00%) VMware
2 361 (13.69%) Red Hat
3 291 (11.04%) Microsoft
4 202 (7.66%) Oracle
5 124 (4.70%) Atlassian
6 102 (3.87%) Google
7 95 (3.60%) EnterpriseDB
8 80 (3.03%) SaltStack
9 74 (2.81%) Splunk
10 70 (2.66%) Rackspace
11 56 (2.12%) New Relic
12 34 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 34 (1.29%) Trend Micro
13 30 (1.14%) AppDynamics
14 26 (0.99%) Cisco
15 20 (0.76%) F5
16 19 (0.72%) Citrix
16 19 (0.72%) IBM
17 18 (0.68%) Coverity
17 18 (0.68%) HP
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: up to £70,000 depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and other benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000 -57,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, shareholder
Posted: Yesterday
London
Whitbread
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago