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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 471 576 790
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +214
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 508 321 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.30% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.31% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 417 282 99
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014 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 December 2014. 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
England +89 485 £55,000 +4.76% 44
London +58 327 £57,500 +4.54% 26
Yorkshire +21 58 £45,000 +2.85% 4
South East -4 50 £47,500 +7.95% 6
West Yorkshire +38 48 £45,000 +12.50% 2
City of London +13 47 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Leeds +30 45 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +14 20 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East of England +2 20 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South West -7 20 £53,750 +53.57% 4
Bristol +8 18 £62,500 +78.57% 2
Berkshire +5 15 £52,500 +21.38% 2
Reading +11 13 £58,750 +38.23% 1
Cambridge +9 9 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Staines - 8 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £90,000 - 1
Wales - 6 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -13 5 £32,000 -50.76%
South Yorkshire -20 5 £33,500 -33.00% 2
Sheffield -23 5 £33,500 -33.00% 2
Ipswich - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford - 5 £90,000 - 1
Scotland +14 4 £37,500 -16.66% 4
North West -11 4 £45,000 -25.00%
West Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Swansea - 4 £45,000 -
Kent - 4 £47,500 -
Manchester -14 3 £47,500 -20.83%

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 966 (100.00%) DevOps
2 758 (78.47%) Linux
3 617 (63.87%) Puppet
4 522 (54.04%) Opscode Chef
5 402 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
6 397 (41.10%) Python
7 383 (39.65%) Continuous Integration
8 361 (37.37%) Ruby
9 344 (35.61%) Java
10 343 (35.51%) Jenkins
11 312 (32.30%) Bash Shell
12 276 (28.57%) MySQL
13 260 (26.92%) Windows
14 249 (25.78%) Configuration Management
15 223 (23.08%) Git (software)
16 220 (22.77%) Apache
17 209 (21.64%) Amazon AWS
18 190 (19.67%) PHP
19 187 (19.36%) Perl
20 175 (18.12%) .NET
21 171 (17.70%) Open Source
22 160 (16.56%) Nagios
23 156 (16.15%) Red Hat
23 156 (16.15%) Scrum
24 154 (15.94%) UNIX
25 152 (15.73%) PowerShell
26 148 (15.32%) TeamCity
27 140 (14.49%) E-Commerce
28 137 (14.18%) VMware
28 137 (14.18%) NoSQL

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 220 (22.77%) Apache
2 110 (11.39%) IIS
3 97 (10.04%) nginx
4 88 (9.11%) Tomcat
5 77 (7.97%) OpenStack
6 52 (5.38%) Node.js
7 48 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (2.80%) JBoss
9 22 (2.28%) Confluence
10 10 (1.04%) CMS
11 8 (0.83%) Drupal
12 7 (0.72%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.62%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.52%) MediaWiki
15 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.21%) Mule
16 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 40 (4.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Sophis RISQUE
1 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
1 5 (0.52%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 209 (21.64%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (3.52%) SaaS
6 33 (3.42%) GitHub
7 31 (3.21%) IaaS
8 30 (3.11%) Amazon S3
9 22 (2.28%) PaaS
10 11 (1.14%) Route 53
11 10 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
13 8 (0.83%) ElastiCache
13 8 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (0.72%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
17 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.49%) Firewall
2 65 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 53 (5.49%) HTTP
4 50 (5.18%) DNS
5 38 (3.93%) LDAP
6 36 (3.73%) LAN
7 34 (3.52%) WAN
8 33 (3.42%) SSL
9 26 (2.69%) Internet
10 24 (2.48%) Network Security
10 24 (2.48%) SAN
11 22 (2.28%) IPv4
12 17 (1.76%) VPN
13 16 (1.66%) iSCSI
14 15 (1.55%) DHCP
15 14 (1.45%) IPv6
16 10 (1.04%) BIG-IP
17 9 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (0.93%) OSPF
17 9 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (28.57%) MySQL
2 137 (14.18%) NoSQL
3 118 (12.22%) MongoDB
4 107 (11.08%) SQL Server
5 72 (7.45%) Redis
6 55 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 54 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
8 47 (4.87%) Big Data
9 33 (3.42%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.38%) CouchDB
10 23 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.28%) Riak
12 19 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (1.86%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.66%) HBase
14 16 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 343 (35.51%) Jenkins
2 223 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 148 (15.32%) TeamCity
4 113 (11.70%) Hudson
5 96 (9.94%) Maven
6 82 (8.49%) Subversion
7 69 (7.14%) JIRA
8 45 (4.66%) Ant
9 34 (3.52%) Artifactory
10 33 (3.42%) CruiseControl
11 29 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (2.28%) MSBuild
14 16 (1.66%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.55%) dbdeploy
16 14 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (1.04%) Gradle
18 8 (0.83%) Cucumber
18 8 (0.83%) Mercurial
18 8 (0.83%) RSpec
General
1 83 (8.59%) Finance
2 52 (5.38%) Games
3 25 (2.59%) Marketing
4 20 (2.07%) Front Office
5 17 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.55%) Publishing
7 14 (1.45%) Retail
8 13 (1.35%) Advertising
9 12 (1.24%) Banking
10 5 (0.52%) Law
11 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (18.12%) .NET
2 124 (12.84%) Web Services
3 111 (11.49%) LAMP
4 38 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 29 (3.00%) HTML
7 21 (2.17%) Django
8 20 (2.07%) REST
9 19 (1.97%) ASP.NET
10 18 (1.86%) CSS
11 16 (1.66%) Resque
12 15 (1.55%) XML
13 14 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (1.45%) HTML5
14 13 (1.35%) SOAP
15 11 (1.14%) J2EE
15 11 (1.14%) Middleware
15 11 (1.14%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.14%) Memcached
16 9 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 171 (17.70%) Open Source
2 43 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 38 (3.93%) Replication
4 28 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (1.66%) Digital Media
6 13 (1.35%) IPTV
7 10 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
7 10 (1.04%) Video on Demand
8 9 (0.93%) User Experience
9 8 (0.83%) Clustering
9 8 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.62%) Social Media
10 6 (0.62%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.52%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.52%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 758 (78.47%) Linux
2 260 (26.92%) Windows
3 154 (15.94%) UNIX
4 126 (13.04%) CentOS
5 116 (12.01%) Ubuntu
6 107 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (5.69%) Debian
8 48 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.76%) Solaris
11 13 (1.35%) SUSE
12 12 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.83%) Fedora
15 7 (0.72%) Android
15 7 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.21%) OpenBSD
18 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (100.00%) DevOps
2 402 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
3 383 (39.65%) Continuous Integration
4 249 (25.78%) Configuration Management
5 156 (16.15%) Scrum
6 140 (14.49%) E-Commerce
7 64 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 61 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 59 (6.11%) Build Automation
10 47 (4.87%) Load Balancing
11 45 (4.66%) Automated Testing
11 45 (4.66%) OO
12 44 (4.55%) TDD
13 40 (4.14%) Software Engineering
14 39 (4.04%) Kanban
15 29 (3.00%) Release Management
16 28 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (2.69%) Service Delivery
18 24 (2.48%) ITIL
19 20 (2.07%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 397 (41.10%) Python
2 361 (37.37%) Ruby
3 344 (35.61%) Java
4 312 (32.30%) Bash Shell
5 190 (19.67%) PHP
6 187 (19.36%) Perl
7 152 (15.73%) PowerShell
8 132 (13.66%) SQL
9 86 (8.90%) C#
10 73 (7.56%) Shell Script
11 61 (6.31%) JavaScript
12 22 (2.28%) C++
13 16 (1.66%) Scala
14 12 (1.24%) VB
15 11 (1.14%) AWK
15 11 (1.14%) Korn
15 11 (1.14%) sed
16 9 (0.93%) Golang
17 8 (0.83%) Clojure
18 7 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (11.39%) Degree
2 25 (2.59%) AWS Certification
3 18 (1.86%) CCNA
3 18 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.41%) CCNP
7 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.45%) QA
2 25 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.93%) SLA
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 94 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.31%) Varnish
4 31 (3.21%) XenServer
5 30 (3.11%) KVM
6 29 (3.00%) Xen
7 23 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.97%) vSphere
9 18 (1.86%) Samba
10 16 (1.66%) Docker
11 14 (1.45%) vCloud
12 12 (1.24%) Postfix
13 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.62%) LXC
15 5 (0.52%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.21%) NFS
16 2 (0.21%) XenApp
16 2 (0.21%) Squid
16 2 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 617 (63.87%) Puppet
2 522 (54.04%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (16.56%) Nagios
4 120 (12.42%) ZABBIX
5 105 (10.87%) Ansible
6 96 (9.94%) Salt
7 87 (9.01%) Vagrant
8 72 (7.45%) Graphite
9 63 (6.52%) logstash
10 29 (3.00%) Cobbler
10 29 (3.00%) Zenoss
11 24 (2.48%) Tivoli
12 22 (2.28%) HAProxy
13 21 (2.17%) StatsD
13 21 (2.17%) Cacti
14 20 (2.07%) collectd
14 20 (2.07%) Kibana
15 17 (1.76%) Opsview
16 13 (1.35%) Ganglia
17 11 (1.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 156 (16.15%) Red Hat
2 137 (14.18%) VMware
3 71 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 69 (7.14%) Rackspace
5 66 (6.83%) Oracle
6 44 (4.55%) SaltStack
7 37 (3.83%) Splunk
8 27 (2.80%) Google
9 26 (2.69%) New Relic
10 15 (1.55%) DigitalOcean
10 15 (1.55%) Cisco
11 12 (1.24%) Citrix
12 10 (1.04%) Perforce
13 9 (0.93%) Akamai
14 8 (0.83%) Riverbed
15 7 (0.72%) Sun
16 6 (0.62%) HP
16 6 (0.62%) Atlassian
17 4 (0.41%) NetApp
17 4 (0.41%) Percona
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24 - £27 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35-£40K + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago