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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 439 589 795
Rank change year-on-year
+150 +206
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 557 319 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.31% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.32% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 441 258 85
Average salary £55,000 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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 +113 522 £55,000 +4.76% 97
London +78 326 £60,000 +9.09% 57
South East -1 71 £47,500 +7.95% 11
Yorkshire +13 56 £47,500 +8.57% 10
West Yorkshire +16 45 £50,000 +25.00% 7
City of London +7 43 £55,000 - 20
Leeds +23 40 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South West +12 33 £60,000 +71.42% 8
Bristol +18 27 £67,500 +92.85% 6
Surrey +19 26 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +2 20 £70,000 +61.84% 1
West Midlands +5 17 £58,750 -9.61%
Reading +12 14 £70,000 +64.70% 1
East of England - 12 £45,000 - 8
Coventry - 11 £100,000 -
Kent - 10 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 9 £47,500 -32.14% 1
South Yorkshire -6 8 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Sheffield -12 8 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Wales - 8 £52,500 - 1
Oxford +8 7 £47,500 -32.14%
Scotland +6 6 £38,000 -15.55% 3
North West -2 6 £41,250 -31.25% 2
Dorset - 6 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £42,500 - 7
Staines - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £42,500 - 7
Bournemouth - 6 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -10 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Hampshire -15 5 £45,000 -10.00% 4

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1018 (100.00%) DevOps
2 813 (79.86%) Linux
3 641 (62.97%) Puppet
4 536 (52.65%) Opscode Chef
5 437 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
6 412 (40.47%) Continuous Integration
7 406 (39.88%) Python
8 361 (35.46%) Ruby
9 353 (34.68%) Java
10 342 (33.60%) Jenkins
11 337 (33.10%) Bash Shell
12 305 (29.96%) Configuration Management
13 302 (29.67%) MySQL
14 284 (27.90%) Windows
15 232 (22.79%) Apache
16 220 (21.61%) Perl
17 216 (21.22%) Git (software)
18 211 (20.73%) PHP
19 208 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
20 185 (18.17%) .NET
21 180 (17.68%) PowerShell
22 169 (16.60%) Red Hat
23 165 (16.21%) SQL
24 159 (15.62%) UNIX
25 158 (15.52%) Nagios
26 155 (15.23%) Scrum
27 151 (14.83%) TeamCity
28 149 (14.64%) Open Source
29 145 (14.24%) VMware
30 139 (13.65%) E-Commerce

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 232 (22.79%) Apache
2 123 (12.08%) IIS
3 102 (10.02%) Tomcat
4 100 (9.82%) nginx
5 85 (8.35%) OpenStack
6 53 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (4.72%) Node.js
8 33 (3.24%) JBoss
9 19 (1.87%) Confluence
10 9 (0.88%) Drupal
11 8 (0.79%) CMS
11 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.69%) MediaWiki
13 6 (0.59%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.29%) WordPress
16 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 47 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.098%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Sophis RISQUE
1 10 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.29%) Summit
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.098%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 208 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
3 57 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (3.73%) GitHub
5 35 (3.44%) IaaS
6 32 (3.14%) SaaS
7 24 (2.36%) Amazon S3
8 23 (2.26%) PaaS
9 12 (1.18%) Route 53
10 9 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.39%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.29%) Heroku
14 3 (0.29%) Engine Yard
14 3 (0.29%) ElastiCache
14 3 (0.29%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 94 (9.23%) Firewall
2 65 (6.39%) DNS
3 59 (5.80%) HTTP
3 59 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 39 (3.83%) LAN
5 38 (3.73%) WAN
6 37 (3.63%) Internet
7 35 (3.44%) LDAP
8 30 (2.95%) Network Security
9 28 (2.75%) SAN
10 27 (2.65%) SSL
11 24 (2.36%) DHCP
12 23 (2.26%) IPv4
13 19 (1.87%) VPN
13 19 (1.87%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.67%) IPv6
15 13 (1.28%) OSPF
15 13 (1.28%) BGP
16 11 (1.08%) EIGRP
16 11 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (29.67%) MySQL
2 139 (13.65%) NoSQL
3 118 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 113 (11.10%) MongoDB
5 68 (6.68%) Redis
6 58 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 57 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (4.42%) Big Data
9 31 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.36%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.96%) CouchDB
11 20 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (1.87%) Riak
13 14 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.18%) HBase
15 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.88%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 342 (33.60%) Jenkins
2 216 (21.22%) Git (software)
3 151 (14.83%) TeamCity
4 110 (10.81%) Hudson
5 89 (8.74%) Maven
6 86 (8.45%) Subversion
7 72 (7.07%) JIRA
8 40 (3.93%) Ant
9 33 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (3.14%) CruiseControl
11 31 (3.05%) Artifactory
12 27 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (2.06%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (1.87%) MSBuild
16 14 (1.38%) Psake
17 12 (1.18%) Gradle
17 12 (1.18%) Mercurial
18 11 (1.08%) dbdeploy
19 10 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 86 (8.45%) Finance
2 51 (5.01%) Games
3 27 (2.65%) Marketing
4 20 (1.96%) Front Office
5 16 (1.57%) Publishing
6 15 (1.47%) Retail
6 15 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.28%) Advertising
8 11 (1.08%) Banking
9 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.49%) Law
10 4 (0.39%) Legal
10 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.098%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (18.17%) .NET
2 115 (11.30%) Web Services
3 92 (9.04%) LAMP
4 39 (3.83%) RabbitMQ
5 31 (3.05%) REST
6 29 (2.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 28 (2.75%) HTML
8 23 (2.26%) J2EE
9 21 (2.06%) Django
10 19 (1.87%) XML
11 16 (1.57%) ASP.NET
11 16 (1.57%) Resque
12 15 (1.47%) CSS
12 15 (1.47%) SOAP
13 14 (1.38%) HTML5
14 11 (1.08%) Servlets
14 11 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (1.08%) JSON
15 10 (0.98%) Middleware
16 9 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 149 (14.64%) Open Source
2 46 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 42 (4.13%) Replication
5 27 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (1.77%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.28%) IPTV
8 12 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
8 12 (1.18%) User Experience
9 11 (1.08%) Clustering
9 11 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (0.98%) Video on Demand
11 9 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.69%) Wiki
14 6 (0.59%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.59%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.49%) Social Media
15 5 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 813 (79.86%) Linux
2 284 (27.90%) Windows
3 159 (15.62%) UNIX
4 132 (12.97%) CentOS
5 120 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 117 (11.49%) Ubuntu
7 44 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (4.22%) Debian
9 39 (3.83%) Solaris
10 20 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.38%) Android
12 13 (1.28%) SUSE
13 11 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.79%) Fedora
16 3 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.20%) OpenBSD
18 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1018 (100.00%) DevOps
2 437 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (40.47%) Continuous Integration
4 305 (29.96%) Configuration Management
5 155 (15.23%) Scrum
6 139 (13.65%) E-Commerce
7 80 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 67 (6.58%) Build Automation
9 63 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 55 (5.40%) TDD
11 52 (5.11%) Load Balancing
12 49 (4.81%) Automated Testing
12 49 (4.81%) Kanban
13 42 (4.13%) OO
14 39 (3.83%) Software Engineering
14 39 (3.83%) Release Management
15 28 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (2.65%) ITIL
17 25 (2.46%) Change Management
18 21 (2.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 406 (39.88%) Python
2 361 (35.46%) Ruby
3 353 (34.68%) Java
4 337 (33.10%) Bash Shell
5 220 (21.61%) Perl
6 211 (20.73%) PHP
7 180 (17.68%) PowerShell
8 165 (16.21%) SQL
9 79 (7.76%) C#
10 68 (6.68%) Shell Script
11 55 (5.40%) JavaScript
12 23 (2.26%) C++
13 16 (1.57%) Scala
14 15 (1.47%) Korn
15 8 (0.79%) AWK
15 8 (0.79%) VBScript
15 8 (0.79%) VB
15 8 (0.79%) Clojure
15 8 (0.79%) sed
16 7 (0.69%) Golang
Qualifications
1 117 (11.49%) Degree
2 27 (2.65%) AWS Certification
3 21 (2.06%) CCNA
3 21 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.39%) CCNP
7 1 (0.098%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.098%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.91%) QA
2 29 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.98%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.24%) Varnish
4 31 (3.05%) XenServer
4 31 (3.05%) KVM
5 28 (2.75%) Xen
6 27 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.26%) vSphere
8 20 (1.96%) Samba
9 18 (1.77%) Docker
10 15 (1.47%) Postfix
11 13 (1.28%) Hyper-V
12 11 (1.08%) vCloud
13 7 (0.69%) LXC
14 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.20%) NFS
15 2 (0.20%) Squid
15 2 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 641 (62.97%) Puppet
2 536 (52.65%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (15.52%) Nagios
4 132 (12.97%) Ansible
5 107 (10.51%) ZABBIX
6 105 (10.31%) Salt
7 88 (8.64%) Vagrant
8 70 (6.88%) Graphite
9 67 (6.58%) logstash
10 37 (3.63%) Tivoli
11 35 (3.44%) Cobbler
12 32 (3.14%) Zenoss
13 28 (2.75%) HAProxy
14 25 (2.46%) Kibana
15 24 (2.36%) collectd
16 21 (2.06%) StatsD
17 14 (1.38%) Cacti
18 9 (0.88%) Ganglia
18 9 (0.88%) Opsview
19 6 (0.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 169 (16.60%) Red Hat
2 145 (14.24%) VMware
3 85 (8.35%) Oracle
4 77 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 67 (6.58%) Rackspace
6 48 (4.72%) SaltStack
7 35 (3.44%) Splunk
8 34 (3.34%) New Relic
9 32 (3.14%) Google
10 12 (1.18%) Akamai
10 12 (1.18%) Cisco
10 12 (1.18%) Citrix
11 10 (0.98%) Riverbed
12 9 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
13 7 (0.69%) Perforce
14 6 (0.59%) Sun
14 6 (0.59%) HP
15 5 (0.49%) Sybase
15 5 (0.49%) NetApp
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago