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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 374 496 667
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +171
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 785 476 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.44% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 663 393 172
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +125 740 £57,500 +4.54% 116
London +102 465 £57,500 -4.16% 65
City of London +97 116 £62,500 - 13
South East +41 100 £56,250 -1.74% 11
East of England +28 42 £42,500 -10.52% 11
South West +6 40 £67,500 +42.10% 6
Yorkshire +4 37 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Yorkshire -4 36 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Berkshire +43 35 £57,500 - 1
Leeds +5 34 £46,250 +15.62% 6
North West +28 31 £40,000 -2.43% 8
Bristol -3 27 £70,000 +51.35% 3
Scotland +22 26 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Reading - 26 £56,250 - 1
Surrey +1 24 £52,500 -4.54% 5
West Midlands -3 24 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +25 23 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Manchester +19 21 £37,500 -8.53% 4
Cambridge +25 20 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Edinburgh - 19 £42,500 - 3
Leatherhead - 15 £52,500 -
Hampshire +16 14 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Kent - 13 £65,000 - 4
Hertfordshire - 12 £41,250 - 2
Birmingham +5 11 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Gloucestershire - 11 £55,000 - 2
Potters Bar - 11 £40,000 -
Dagenham - 9 £55,000 -
Coventry - 9 £51,250 - 1
Cheshire +11 8 £45,000 -14.28% 1

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1555 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1347 (86.62%) Linux
3 1067 (68.62%) Puppet
4 896 (57.62%) Opscode Chef
5 848 (54.53%) Python
6 644 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
7 620 (39.87%) Ruby
8 592 (38.07%) Configuration Management
9 588 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
10 584 (37.56%) Jenkins
11 544 (34.98%) Bash Shell
12 527 (33.89%) Continuous Integration
13 484 (31.13%) Java
14 436 (28.04%) Ansible
15 431 (27.72%) Git (software)
16 394 (25.34%) Windows
17 381 (24.50%) Apache
18 370 (23.79%) Perl
19 364 (23.41%) MySQL
20 306 (19.68%) PHP
21 276 (17.75%) CentOS
22 271 (17.43%) Nagios
23 270 (17.36%) nginx
24 269 (17.30%) UNIX
25 268 (17.23%) Red Hat
26 252 (16.21%) PowerShell
27 241 (15.50%) Ubuntu
28 240 (15.43%) VMware
29 234 (15.05%) Web Services
30 213 (13.70%) Docker

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 381 (24.50%) Apache
2 270 (17.36%) nginx
3 174 (11.19%) Tomcat
4 153 (9.84%) IIS
5 129 (8.30%) OpenStack
6 72 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
7 62 (3.99%) JBoss
8 60 (3.86%) Node.js
9 31 (1.99%) Confluence
10 30 (1.93%) Jetty
11 29 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.48%) MediaWiki
13 18 (1.16%) Drupal
14 13 (0.84%) Moodle
15 11 (0.71%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.51%) Alfresco
17 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.45%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.45%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 37 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.064%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.32%) assyst
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 644 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
3 112 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 85 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 48 (3.09%) Amazon S3
6 47 (3.02%) Route 53
7 44 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
8 42 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (2.57%) SaaS
10 39 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 33 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 33 (2.12%) PaaS
12 30 (1.93%) IaaS
13 23 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (1.48%) CloudFront
14 19 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (0.90%) GitHub
16 12 (0.77%) Office 365
17 9 (0.58%) Heroku
17 9 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (8.04%) Firewall
2 108 (6.95%) DNS
3 84 (5.40%) HTTP
4 77 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 64 (4.12%) LDAP
5 64 (4.12%) LAN
5 64 (4.12%) WAN
6 59 (3.79%) VPN
7 53 (3.41%) Network Security
8 50 (3.22%) Internet
9 40 (2.57%) IPsec
10 34 (2.19%) SSL
11 31 (1.99%) DHCP
12 26 (1.67%) SMTP
12 26 (1.67%) BGP
12 26 (1.67%) SSH
13 25 (1.61%) IPv6
13 25 (1.61%) SAN
14 23 (1.48%) EIGRP
14 23 (1.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (23.41%) MySQL
2 148 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 145 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 140 (9.00%) MongoDB
5 125 (8.04%) Redis
6 118 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (4.89%) Big Data
8 60 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 58 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
11 44 (2.83%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.35%) HBase
13 17 (1.09%) Couchbase
14 15 (0.96%) OpenTSDB
14 15 (0.96%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 584 (37.56%) Jenkins
2 431 (27.72%) Git (software)
3 155 (9.97%) Hudson
4 143 (9.20%) Subversion
5 136 (8.75%) Maven
6 97 (6.24%) JIRA
7 87 (5.59%) TeamCity
8 52 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 33 (2.12%) Ant
10 32 (2.06%) Artifactory
11 25 (1.61%) Mercurial
12 23 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (1.29%) Gradle
14 17 (1.09%) JUnit
15 16 (1.03%) Visual Studio
16 11 (0.71%) Selenium
16 11 (0.71%) Grunt
17 10 (0.64%) Cucumber
18 9 (0.58%) ClearCase
19 8 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 144 (9.26%) Finance
2 100 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.73%) Games
4 51 (3.28%) Marketing
5 44 (2.83%) Banking
6 37 (2.38%) Retail
7 30 (1.93%) Publishing
8 25 (1.61%) Back Office
9 22 (1.41%) Law
10 20 (1.29%) Advertising
11 19 (1.22%) Legal
12 16 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.03%) Electronics
13 15 (0.96%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.064%) Automotive
16 1 (0.064%) Billing
16 1 (0.064%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (15.05%) Web Services
2 178 (11.45%) LAMP
3 155 (9.97%) .NET
4 52 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
5 44 (2.83%) REST
5 44 (2.83%) Servlets
6 40 (2.57%) HTML
7 37 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 32 (2.06%) Django
8 32 (2.06%) Memcached
9 31 (1.99%) SOAP
9 31 (1.99%) XML
10 29 (1.86%) J2EE
11 25 (1.61%) CSS
12 23 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
13 21 (1.35%) Middleware
14 17 (1.09%) Spring
14 17 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (1.03%) RESTful
16 14 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 69 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 54 (3.47%) Digital Media
4 45 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (2.64%) Private Cloud
6 38 (2.44%) Replication
7 27 (1.74%) Wiki
8 26 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.16%) E-Learning
12 17 (1.09%) PKI
13 16 (1.03%) DTV
14 15 (0.96%) Social Media
14 15 (0.96%) Cryptography
15 14 (0.90%) Clustering
16 13 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.77%) Semantic Web
17 12 (0.77%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1347 (86.62%) Linux
2 394 (25.34%) Windows
3 276 (17.75%) CentOS
4 269 (17.30%) UNIX
5 241 (15.50%) Ubuntu
6 195 (12.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (5.02%) Debian
8 44 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (1.74%) Solaris
11 26 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 18 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
15 12 (0.77%) Android
16 10 (0.64%) Fedora
17 9 (0.58%) AIX
18 8 (0.51%) CoreOS
19 6 (0.39%) SUSE
20 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1555 (100.00%) DevOps
2 592 (38.07%) Configuration Management
3 588 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
4 527 (33.89%) Continuous Integration
5 185 (11.90%) Open Source
6 169 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 161 (10.35%) Scrum
8 157 (10.10%) E-Commerce
9 138 (8.87%) Software Engineering
10 94 (6.05%) Build Automation
11 70 (4.50%) TDD
12 61 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 58 (3.73%) Software Delivery
14 51 (3.28%) Analytics
14 51 (3.28%) Automated Testing
15 49 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
16 45 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (2.89%) Load Balancing
17 43 (2.77%) Release Management
18 40 (2.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 848 (54.53%) Python
2 620 (39.87%) Ruby
3 544 (34.98%) Bash Shell
4 484 (31.13%) Java
5 370 (23.79%) Perl
6 306 (19.68%) PHP
7 252 (16.21%) PowerShell
8 203 (13.05%) SQL
9 113 (7.27%) JavaScript
10 109 (7.01%) C#
11 101 (6.50%) Shell Script
12 74 (4.76%) C++
13 32 (2.06%) Go
14 31 (1.99%) Scala
15 21 (1.35%) C
16 18 (1.16%) Korn
17 17 (1.09%) Groovy
18 16 (1.03%) sed
18 16 (1.03%) AWK
19 10 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 159 (10.23%) Degree
2 48 (3.09%) CCNA
2 48 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (0.90%) AWS Certification
4 8 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.19%) RHCE
7 2 (0.13%) PhD
7 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.13%) PMP
7 2 (0.13%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.064%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.064%) LPIC
8 1 (0.064%) MCSE
8 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (6.17%) QA
2 18 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.84%) SLA
4 11 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) FISMA
System Software
1 213 (13.70%) Docker
2 175 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.57%) KVM
4 36 (2.32%) Varnish
5 34 (2.19%) XenServer
5 34 (2.19%) iptables
6 26 (1.67%) Postfix
6 26 (1.67%) Samba
7 25 (1.61%) Xen
8 23 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 20 (1.29%) vSphere
10 19 (1.22%) NFS
11 17 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.90%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.51%) LXC
14 7 (0.45%) Squid
15 6 (0.39%) vCloud
16 4 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
17 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1067 (68.62%) Puppet
2 896 (57.62%) Opscode Chef
3 436 (28.04%) Ansible
4 271 (17.43%) Nagios
5 139 (8.94%) Salt
6 138 (8.87%) ZABBIX
7 130 (8.36%) Vagrant
8 82 (5.27%) Graphite
9 56 (3.60%) logstash
10 51 (3.28%) Zenoss
11 35 (2.25%) Kibana
12 34 (2.19%) Cobbler
13 32 (2.06%) Capistrano
14 31 (1.99%) Opsview
15 29 (1.86%) Tivoli
16 25 (1.61%) Cacti
17 24 (1.54%) HAProxy
18 20 (1.29%) yum
19 19 (1.22%) CFEngine
20 13 (0.84%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 268 (17.23%) Red Hat
2 240 (15.43%) VMware
3 99 (6.37%) Oracle
4 98 (6.30%) Microsoft
5 92 (5.92%) Rackspace
6 66 (4.24%) Google
7 53 (3.41%) Splunk
8 49 (3.15%) New Relic
9 45 (2.89%) SaltStack
9 45 (2.89%) Citrix
10 37 (2.38%) Cisco
11 29 (1.86%) Atlassian
12 18 (1.16%) Perforce
12 18 (1.16%) F5
13 16 (1.03%) SAP
14 15 (0.96%) HP
14 15 (0.96%) Percona
14 15 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
15 14 (0.90%) hybris
16 12 (0.77%) RightScale
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Camden, London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Sainsbury
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrison James Executive
Salary: Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point IT
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday