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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 396 595 779
Rank change year-on-year
+199 +184
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 651 310 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.29% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.31% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 511 231 84
Average salary £56,875 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +179 618 £56,250 +2.27% 108
London +127 391 £60,000 +4.34% 60
South East +52 87 £53,500 +7.00% 16
City of London +29 55 £58,000 +5.45% 15
Yorkshire +9 49 £50,000 +21.21% 8
South West +7 39 £53,750 +38.70% 9
West Yorkshire -4 37 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Leeds -1 33 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +21 28 £62,500 +42.85% 5
West Midlands +1 28 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Bristol +18 27 £67,500 +92.85% 5
Surrey +11 20 £53,500 +1.90% 3
Coventry - 20 £100,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +19 14 £47,500 -34.48% 1
East of England +13 13 £45,000 +34.32% 8
Oxford +7 11 £47,500 -34.48% 1
East Sussex - 11 £47,500 - 2
Reading -1 10 £70,000 +102.89% 1
Sheffield -4 10 £37,500 -25.00%
South Yorkshire -6 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Kent - 10 £47,500 -
Scotland +9 9 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +5 9 £42,750 -28.75% 3
Dorset -17 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Bournemouth -22 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Suffolk -1 6 £45,000 +34.32%
Manchester -10 6 £41,500 -30.83% 2
Brighton - 6 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 6 £50,000 - 2
Ipswich - 6 £45,000 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1128 (100.00%) DevOps
2 904 (80.14%) Linux
3 717 (63.56%) Puppet
4 583 (51.68%) Opscode Chef
5 464 (41.13%) Python
6 442 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
7 432 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
8 396 (35.11%) Ruby
9 384 (34.04%) Bash Shell
10 372 (32.98%) Java
11 359 (31.83%) Configuration Management
11 359 (31.83%) Jenkins
12 336 (29.79%) MySQL
13 305 (27.04%) Windows
14 257 (22.78%) Perl
15 255 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
16 248 (21.99%) Apache
17 231 (20.48%) PHP
18 221 (19.59%) Git (software)
19 204 (18.09%) UNIX
20 202 (17.91%) SQL
21 188 (16.67%) PowerShell
22 181 (16.05%) .NET
23 180 (15.96%) Red Hat
23 180 (15.96%) Ansible
24 177 (15.69%) Nagios
25 171 (15.16%) VMware
26 158 (14.01%) CentOS
27 153 (13.56%) Scrum
28 152 (13.48%) Web Services

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 248 (21.99%) Apache
2 136 (12.06%) IIS
3 120 (10.64%) Tomcat
4 116 (10.28%) nginx
5 104 (9.22%) OpenStack
6 55 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (3.90%) Node.js
8 40 (3.55%) JBoss
9 23 (2.04%) Confluence
10 17 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.33%) CMS
12 14 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.06%) MediaWiki
14 8 (0.71%) Drupal
15 5 (0.44%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
17 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Sophis RISQUE
1 10 (0.89%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.80%) assyst
3 3 (0.27%) Tridion
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.089%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 255 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
3 67 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (3.90%) GitHub
5 44 (3.90%) IaaS
6 43 (3.81%) Amazon S3
7 34 (3.01%) SaaS
8 30 (2.66%) PaaS
9 13 (1.15%) Route 53
10 12 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (1.06%) Heroku
11 10 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (0.89%) Engine Yard
12 9 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.35%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.35%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.27%) ElastiCache
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.87%) Firewall
1 100 (8.87%) DNS
2 69 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 67 (5.94%) HTTP
4 49 (4.34%) Internet
5 40 (3.55%) LAN
6 39 (3.46%) WAN
7 38 (3.37%) Network Security
8 32 (2.84%) SAN
9 31 (2.75%) LDAP
10 30 (2.66%) DHCP
10 30 (2.66%) VPN
11 25 (2.22%) SSL
12 24 (2.13%) IPv4
13 23 (2.04%) IPv6
14 21 (1.86%) iSCSI
15 20 (1.77%) VLAN
16 19 (1.68%) OSPF
16 19 (1.68%) BGP
17 18 (1.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (29.79%) MySQL
2 136 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 136 (12.06%) NoSQL
3 115 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 72 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 70 (6.21%) Redis
6 65 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 59 (5.23%) Big Data
8 49 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (1.33%) CouchDB
13 15 (1.33%) Riak
14 13 (1.15%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
15 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 359 (31.83%) Jenkins
2 221 (19.59%) Git (software)
3 149 (13.21%) TeamCity
4 107 (9.49%) Hudson
5 97 (8.60%) Subversion
6 94 (8.33%) Maven
7 75 (6.65%) JIRA
8 37 (3.28%) Ant
9 33 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 32 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (2.30%) Artifactory
12 24 (2.13%) Visual Studio
12 24 (2.13%) MSBuild
13 20 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (1.42%) CruiseControl
15 15 (1.33%) Gradle
16 14 (1.24%) Psake
17 12 (1.06%) Mercurial
18 11 (0.98%) Eclipse
19 10 (0.89%) dbdeploy
General
1 113 (10.02%) Finance
2 67 (5.94%) Games
3 23 (2.04%) Marketing
4 22 (1.95%) Front Office
5 20 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.68%) Publishing
7 16 (1.42%) Retail
8 15 (1.33%) Banking
9 11 (0.98%) Advertising
10 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.62%) Back Office
11 6 (0.53%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Law
13 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.089%) German Language
15 1 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (16.05%) .NET
2 152 (13.48%) Web Services
3 92 (8.16%) LAMP
4 42 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
5 39 (3.46%) J2EE
6 31 (2.75%) REST
7 28 (2.48%) HTML
8 27 (2.39%) SOAP
9 25 (2.22%) MCollective
9 25 (2.22%) RESTful
10 24 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 21 (1.86%) XML
12 17 (1.51%) CSS
13 16 (1.42%) Servlets
14 15 (1.33%) ASP.NET
14 15 (1.33%) Resque
15 14 (1.24%) Django
16 13 (1.15%) HTML5
17 12 (1.06%) JSON
18 11 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.64%) Open Source
2 48 (4.26%) Replication
3 46 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
7 19 (1.68%) User Experience
8 18 (1.60%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.24%) Clustering
9 14 (1.24%) Wiki
10 13 (1.15%) Device Driver
11 11 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (0.89%) Video on Demand
12 10 (0.89%) IPTV
13 8 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.62%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.53%) Streaming Video
16 5 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 904 (80.14%) Linux
2 305 (27.04%) Windows
3 204 (18.09%) UNIX
4 158 (14.01%) CentOS
5 145 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 143 (12.68%) Ubuntu
7 58 (5.14%) Solaris
8 45 (3.99%) Debian
9 42 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.51%) Android
13 13 (1.15%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.06%) SUSE
15 9 (0.80%) Fedora
16 6 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.18%) OpenBSD
18 1 (0.089%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1128 (100.00%) DevOps
2 442 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
4 359 (31.83%) Configuration Management
5 153 (13.56%) Scrum
6 141 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 79 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 74 (6.56%) Build Automation
9 63 (5.59%) Load Balancing
10 59 (5.23%) Automated Testing
11 58 (5.14%) Kanban
12 50 (4.43%) Release Management
13 49 (4.34%) TDD
14 43 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (3.37%) ITIL
16 35 (3.10%) Software Engineering
17 32 (2.84%) OO
17 32 (2.84%) Change Management
18 28 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
19 27 (2.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 464 (41.13%) Python
2 396 (35.11%) Ruby
3 384 (34.04%) Bash Shell
4 372 (32.98%) Java
5 257 (22.78%) Perl
6 231 (20.48%) PHP
7 202 (17.91%) SQL
8 188 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 77 (6.83%) C#
10 76 (6.74%) Shell Script
11 53 (4.70%) JavaScript
12 31 (2.75%) Korn
13 23 (2.04%) C++
14 14 (1.24%) Scala
15 13 (1.15%) Golang
16 11 (0.98%) AWK
17 8 (0.71%) sed
17 8 (0.71%) Clojure
18 7 (0.62%) Groovy
19 6 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 131 (11.61%) Degree
2 30 (2.66%) AWS Certification
3 24 (2.13%) VCP4
4 20 (1.77%) CCNA
4 20 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.27%) CCNP
8 1 (0.089%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.089%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.089%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.67%) QA
2 31 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.10%) Varnish
4 34 (3.01%) KVM
5 30 (2.66%) Xen
6 29 (2.57%) Docker
7 25 (2.22%) XenServer
8 24 (2.13%) Samba
8 24 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.86%) Postfix
10 20 (1.77%) Hyper-V
11 14 (1.24%) vSphere
12 12 (1.06%) LXC
13 8 (0.71%) vCloud
14 7 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.53%) VMware ESX
16 5 (0.44%) NFS
17 3 (0.27%) Squid
17 3 (0.27%) VirtualBox
17 3 (0.27%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 717 (63.56%) Puppet
2 583 (51.68%) Opscode Chef
3 180 (15.96%) Ansible
4 177 (15.69%) Nagios
5 122 (10.82%) Salt
6 101 (8.95%) ZABBIX
7 94 (8.33%) Vagrant
8 77 (6.83%) Graphite
9 69 (6.12%) logstash
10 52 (4.61%) Tivoli
10 52 (4.61%) Cobbler
11 36 (3.19%) collectd
12 31 (2.75%) HAProxy
13 29 (2.57%) Zenoss
13 29 (2.57%) Kibana
14 20 (1.77%) StatsD
15 13 (1.15%) BladeLogic
15 13 (1.15%) Unicenter
16 12 (1.06%) Cacti
17 10 (0.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 180 (15.96%) Red Hat
2 171 (15.16%) VMware
3 114 (10.11%) Oracle
4 79 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 64 (5.67%) Rackspace
6 59 (5.23%) SaltStack
7 48 (4.26%) Splunk
8 42 (3.72%) Google
9 37 (3.28%) New Relic
10 22 (1.95%) Akamai
11 16 (1.42%) Citrix
12 15 (1.33%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.89%) Cisco
13 10 (0.89%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.89%) Riverbed
14 9 (0.80%) F5
14 9 (0.80%) Remedy
15 8 (0.71%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.71%) Sybase
16 6 (0.53%) ForgeRock
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
techfolk Limited
Salary: relocation + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Limited
Salary: relocation + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
techfolk Limited
Salary: relocation + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: Yesterday
Alness, Ross-Shire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: Competative
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday