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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 334 438 590
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +152
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 963 642 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 825 503 302
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
(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 +117 926 £55,000 - 169
London +64 523 £62,500 +4.16% 97
South East +42 136 £52,500 +10.52% 14
City of London +119 118 £67,500 +20.00% 24
Yorkshire +68 112 £43,500 -13.00% 21
West Yorkshire +54 95 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Leeds +26 69 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East of England +40 54 £44,000 -2.22% 5
North West +40 40 £47,500 +15.15% 9
Manchester +52 36 £48,750 +30.00% 9
Surrey +14 36 £52,500 -0.47% 1
East Midlands +31 32 £49,000 +8.88% 6
South West -17 29 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Berkshire +2 27 £62,500 - 2
Hampshire +28 24 £52,500 +23.52% 7
Oxfordshire +6 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Suffolk +5 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Ipswich +2 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +11 18 £45,000 +16.12% 5
Buckinghamshire - 18 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Milton Keynes - 15 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 14 £53,750 - 3
Northampton - 14 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
Hammersmith +8 13 £65,000 +73.33%
Cambridge +7 13 £42,500 - 2
Oxford -11 12 £50,000 +5.26%
Bristol -16 12 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Bedfordshire +13 11 £43,500 -37.85% 1

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1912 (99.90%) DevOps
2 1510 (78.89%) Linux
3 1164 (60.82%) Puppet
4 961 (50.21%) Opscode Chef
5 900 (47.02%) Python
6 879 (45.92%) Amazon AWS
7 753 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
8 723 (37.77%) Continuous Integration
9 707 (36.94%) Jenkins
10 683 (35.68%) Ruby
11 643 (33.59%) Ansible
12 638 (33.33%) Configuration Management
13 607 (31.71%) Java
14 601 (31.40%) Bash Shell
15 453 (23.67%) Windows
16 444 (23.20%) Git (software)
17 427 (22.31%) Docker
18 354 (18.50%) VMware
19 336 (17.55%) Perl
20 330 (17.24%) MySQL
21 313 (16.35%) Red Hat
22 307 (16.04%) Unix
23 299 (15.62%) Apache
24 296 (15.46%) PowerShell
25 295 (15.41%) PHP
26 287 (14.99%) Web Services
27 277 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 267 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
29 254 (13.27%) CentOS
29 254 (13.27%) Finance

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 299 (15.62%) Apache
2 192 (10.03%) IIS
3 154 (8.05%) Tomcat
4 143 (7.47%) nginx
5 140 (7.31%) Node.js
6 125 (6.53%) OpenStack
7 87 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
8 78 (4.08%) JBoss
9 63 (3.29%) Confluence
10 42 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 31 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.57%) CloudStack
13 29 (1.52%) Apache Solr
14 21 (1.10%) Drupal
15 15 (0.78%) CMS
16 11 (0.57%) Apache Spark
17 10 (0.52%) SharePoint
18 9 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
18 9 (0.47%) Jetty
19 7 (0.37%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 47 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.21%) HipChat
2 4 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.52%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.052%) assyst
6 1 (0.052%) Documaker
6 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 879 (45.92%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
4 87 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 76 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 74 (3.87%) GitHub
7 72 (3.76%) SaaS
8 65 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 59 (3.08%) IaaS
10 50 (2.61%) PaaS
11 43 (2.25%) Route 53
12 42 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 33 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 30 (1.57%) CloudFront
16 29 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 21 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 18 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
19 15 (0.78%) Joyent
20 12 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 178 (9.30%) Firewall
2 141 (7.37%) DNS
3 77 (4.02%) HTTP
4 65 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 57 (2.98%) Internet
6 45 (2.35%) LDAP
7 42 (2.19%) VPN
8 39 (2.04%) SSL
9 35 (1.83%) SSH
10 24 (1.25%) Network Security
11 21 (1.10%) LAN
12 19 (0.99%) VLAN
13 18 (0.94%) SAN
14 16 (0.84%) SMTP
15 15 (0.78%) IPsec
16 14 (0.73%) DHCP
16 14 (0.73%) WAN
17 13 (0.68%) BGP
18 9 (0.47%) OSPF
18 9 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (17.24%) MySQL
2 161 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 126 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 121 (6.32%) MongoDB
5 98 (5.12%) Redis
6 89 (4.65%) Big Data
7 77 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (3.55%) Hadoop
9 62 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 54 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (1.93%) Relational Database
12 18 (0.94%) HBase
13 16 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.73%) CouchDB
15 13 (0.68%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.57%) Riak
17 10 (0.52%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.42%) OpenTSDB
18 8 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 707 (36.94%) Jenkins
2 444 (23.20%) Git (software)
3 185 (9.67%) TeamCity
4 174 (9.09%) Maven
5 145 (7.58%) Vagrant
6 130 (6.79%) JIRA
7 108 (5.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 94 (4.91%) Hudson
9 93 (4.86%) Subversion
10 77 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 70 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (2.40%) Ant
13 41 (2.14%) GitLab
14 39 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
15 34 (1.78%) Selenium
16 28 (1.46%) Artifactory
17 23 (1.20%) PHPUnit
18 21 (1.10%) SonarQube
19 20 (1.04%) Gradle
20 19 (0.99%) Flexmojos
General
1 254 (13.27%) Finance
2 91 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 66 (3.45%) Law
4 64 (3.34%) Marketing
5 56 (2.93%) Games
6 45 (2.35%) Banking
7 38 (1.99%) Retail
8 34 (1.78%) Publishing
9 23 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.10%) Online Betting
11 19 (0.99%) Advertising
12 13 (0.68%) Electronics
13 10 (0.52%) Back Office
13 10 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.37%) Legal
16 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
18 3 (0.16%) Local Government
19 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (14.99%) Web Services
2 202 (10.55%) .NET
3 186 (9.72%) LAMP
4 57 (2.98%) LEMP Stack
5 55 (2.87%) Middleware
6 45 (2.35%) AngularJS
6 45 (2.35%) CSS
6 45 (2.35%) ELK Stack
6 45 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
7 40 (2.09%) REST
8 35 (1.83%) HTML
9 32 (1.67%) JSON
10 31 (1.62%) Spring
10 31 (1.62%) XML
11 27 (1.41%) MCollective
11 27 (1.41%) SOAP
12 26 (1.36%) RESTful
13 23 (1.20%) jQuery
14 22 (1.15%) ASP.NET
14 22 (1.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 110 (5.75%) Data Centre
2 69 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 67 (3.50%) Fintech
4 37 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (1.83%) User Experience
6 31 (1.62%) Replication
7 22 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 19 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 17 (0.89%) Clustering
11 16 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 15 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.68%) Blog
13 13 (0.68%) PKI
14 12 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.63%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.63%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.57%) Wiki
16 10 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1510 (78.89%) Linux
2 453 (23.67%) Windows
3 307 (16.04%) Unix
4 277 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 254 (13.27%) CentOS
6 239 (12.49%) Ubuntu
7 145 (7.58%) Windows Server
8 101 (5.28%) Debian
9 50 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (1.46%) Solaris
12 27 (1.41%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.73%) CoreOS
14 13 (0.68%) Android
15 12 (0.63%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
16 11 (0.57%) Fedora
17 8 (0.42%) SUSE
17 8 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1912 (99.90%) DevOps
2 753 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 723 (37.77%) Continuous Integration
4 638 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 267 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 235 (12.28%) Software Engineering
7 228 (11.91%) Open Source
8 223 (11.65%) Scrum
9 203 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 191 (9.98%) High Availability
11 98 (5.12%) Release Management
12 87 (4.55%) Load Balancing
13 82 (4.28%) Build Automation
13 82 (4.28%) TDD
14 69 (3.61%) ITIL
15 68 (3.55%) Microservices
16 58 (3.03%) Mentoring
17 56 (2.93%) Software Delivery
18 54 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
19 53 (2.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 900 (47.02%) Python
2 683 (35.68%) Ruby
3 607 (31.71%) Java
4 601 (31.40%) Bash Shell
5 336 (17.55%) Perl
6 296 (15.46%) PowerShell
7 295 (15.41%) PHP
8 225 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 225 (11.76%) SQL
9 143 (7.47%) C#
10 121 (6.32%) Shell Script
11 80 (4.18%) C++
12 64 (3.34%) Go
13 35 (1.83%) Scala
14 24 (1.25%) C
15 23 (1.20%) Korn
16 13 (0.68%) VBScript
17 12 (0.63%) Clojure
18 11 (0.57%) Groovy
18 11 (0.57%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 118 (6.17%) Degree
2 31 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (1.41%) CCNA
4 20 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.42%) PMP
8 7 (0.37%) CCNP
9 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.26%) PhD
9 5 (0.26%) RHCE
10 4 (0.21%) CISSP
10 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.21%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.10%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.052%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.052%) CCDE
12 1 (0.052%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.06%) QA
2 15 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 427 (22.31%) Docker
2 250 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (3.97%) Xen
4 75 (3.92%) KVM
5 67 (3.50%) vSphere
6 48 (2.51%) Active Directory
7 41 (2.14%) XenServer
8 31 (1.62%) NFS
9 29 (1.52%) Varnish
10 27 (1.41%) VirtualBox
11 24 (1.25%) LXC
12 22 (1.15%) vCloud
13 20 (1.04%) Hyper-V
13 20 (1.04%) Samba
14 17 (0.89%) iptables
15 13 (0.68%) Postfix
16 12 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (0.57%) Squid
18 9 (0.47%) VMware ESX
19 8 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1164 (60.82%) Puppet
2 961 (50.21%) Opscode Chef
3 643 (33.59%) Ansible
4 189 (9.87%) Nagios
5 153 (7.99%) Salt
6 116 (6.06%) ZABBIX
7 70 (3.66%) CFEngine
8 56 (2.93%) Cobbler
9 55 (2.87%) Graphite
9 55 (2.87%) Mesos
10 50 (2.61%) Kubernetes
11 44 (2.30%) Terraform
12 35 (1.83%) Tivoli
13 31 (1.62%) logstash
14 25 (1.31%) Opsview
15 22 (1.15%) Zenoss
16 21 (1.10%) Capistrano
16 21 (1.10%) Kibana
16 21 (1.10%) yum
17 18 (0.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 354 (18.50%) VMware
2 313 (16.35%) Red Hat
3 159 (8.31%) Microsoft
4 117 (6.11%) Oracle
5 111 (5.80%) Google
6 83 (4.34%) SaltStack
7 70 (3.66%) Cisco
8 55 (2.87%) Atlassian
9 54 (2.82%) Rackspace
10 52 (2.72%) New Relic
11 47 (2.46%) Citrix
12 42 (2.19%) F5
13 40 (2.09%) Percona
14 33 (1.72%) Splunk
15 32 (1.67%) AppDynamics
16 31 (1.62%) EnterpriseDB
17 24 (1.25%) Adobe
18 21 (1.10%) Juniper
19 19 (0.99%) Sonatype
20 15 (0.78%) hybris
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + £ neg+bonus+bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus (5%)
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + stock options, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + large benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £35,000 - £37,500 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago