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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 376 492 698
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +206
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 757 490 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 612 385 157
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £67,500 £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 4 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 4 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
(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 +127 724 £55,000 - 103
London +87 444 £57,500 - 57
City of London +96 105 £60,000 -5.88% 18
South East +43 98 £55,000 - 7
South West +24 51 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Bristol +17 41 £67,500 +45.94% 1
East of England +29 39 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Yorkshire -5 38 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Berkshire +40 37 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Leeds +7 37 £43,750 +9.37% 7
West Yorkshire 0 37 £43,750 +9.37% 9
North West +17 25 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Reading - 25 £43,750 - 2
West Midlands -1 24 £57,500 -2.12% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 23 £46,250 -2.63% 12
Cambridge +29 21 £45,000 -2.70% 11
Hampshire +21 17 £52,500 -7.89%
Surrey -5 17 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Manchester +19 15 £37,500 -44.44% 6
Scotland +16 15 £51,250 +28.12% 8
Edinburgh +13 13 £51,250 +42.36% 5
Coventry - 13 £50,000 - 1
Kent - 13 £65,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 11 £55,000 - 1
Ealing - 10 £58,500 -
Farnborough -12 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Birmingham -12 8 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 7 £40,000 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 1551 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1332 (85.88%) Linux
3 1062 (68.47%) Puppet
4 889 (57.32%) Opscode Chef
5 820 (52.87%) Python
6 626 (40.36%) Amazon AWS
7 599 (38.62%) Ruby
8 595 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
9 582 (37.52%) Configuration Management
10 568 (36.62%) Jenkins
11 539 (34.75%) Bash Shell
12 530 (34.17%) Continuous Integration
13 476 (30.69%) Java
14 431 (27.79%) Git (software)
15 416 (26.82%) Ansible
16 406 (26.18%) Windows
17 382 (24.63%) Apache
18 377 (24.31%) Perl
19 372 (23.98%) MySQL
20 312 (20.12%) PHP
21 292 (18.83%) UNIX
22 274 (17.67%) CentOS
23 271 (17.47%) Nagios
24 269 (17.34%) nginx
25 255 (16.44%) Red Hat
26 248 (15.99%) VMware
27 246 (15.86%) PowerShell
28 241 (15.54%) Ubuntu
29 231 (14.89%) Web Services
30 215 (13.86%) SQL

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 382 (24.63%) Apache
2 269 (17.34%) nginx
3 174 (11.22%) Tomcat
4 151 (9.74%) IIS
5 144 (9.28%) OpenStack
6 69 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
7 61 (3.93%) JBoss
8 53 (3.42%) Node.js
9 33 (2.13%) Confluence
10 31 (2.00%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.74%) Jetty
12 23 (1.48%) MediaWiki
13 19 (1.23%) Drupal
14 13 (0.84%) Moodle
15 11 (0.71%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.52%) Alfresco
17 8 (0.52%) CMS
18 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
19 6 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 38 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 12 (0.77%) assyst
2 2 (0.13%) Tridion
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 626 (40.36%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 110 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 57 (3.68%) Amazon S3
6 49 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (2.64%) PaaS
8 40 (2.58%) Route 53
8 40 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
9 38 (2.45%) SaaS
10 37 (2.39%) IaaS
11 32 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
12 30 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (1.16%) CloudFront
14 17 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 16 (1.03%) GitHub
16 14 (0.90%) Heroku
17 13 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
18 12 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 132 (8.51%) DNS
2 127 (8.19%) Firewall
3 89 (5.74%) TCP/IP
4 88 (5.67%) HTTP
5 69 (4.45%) LDAP
5 69 (4.45%) LAN
5 69 (4.45%) WAN
6 60 (3.87%) VPN
7 53 (3.42%) Network Security
8 50 (3.22%) Internet
9 39 (2.51%) IPsec
10 33 (2.13%) DHCP
11 31 (2.00%) SSL
12 30 (1.93%) SAN
13 28 (1.81%) SSH
14 26 (1.68%) IPv6
15 24 (1.55%) OSPF
15 24 (1.55%) BGP
15 24 (1.55%) EIGRP
15 24 (1.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (23.98%) MySQL
2 153 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 149 (9.61%) MongoDB
4 144 (9.28%) SQL Server
5 118 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
5 118 (7.61%) Redis
6 76 (4.90%) Big Data
7 73 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 63 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 57 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
10 42 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 27 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.29%) Couchbase
13 18 (1.16%) HBase
13 18 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (0.84%) OpenTSDB
14 13 (0.84%) CouchDB
15 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 568 (36.62%) Jenkins
2 431 (27.79%) Git (software)
3 149 (9.61%) Hudson
3 149 (9.61%) Subversion
4 135 (8.70%) Maven
5 96 (6.19%) JIRA
6 83 (5.35%) TeamCity
7 44 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (2.26%) Ant
9 34 (2.19%) Artifactory
10 23 (1.48%) Gradle
10 23 (1.48%) Mercurial
11 19 (1.23%) JUnit
11 19 (1.23%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.71%) Grunt
14 10 (0.64%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.64%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 144 (9.28%) Finance
2 85 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 68 (4.38%) Games
4 40 (2.58%) Banking
5 39 (2.51%) Marketing
6 36 (2.32%) Retail
7 29 (1.87%) Publishing
8 25 (1.61%) Back Office
9 23 (1.48%) Legal
10 21 (1.35%) Advertising
11 18 (1.16%) Law
12 13 (0.84%) Online Betting
13 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.77%) Electronics
14 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.064%) Automotive
17 1 (0.064%) Front Office
17 1 (0.064%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (14.89%) Web Services
2 181 (11.67%) LAMP
3 156 (10.06%) .NET
4 53 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
5 45 (2.90%) Servlets
6 41 (2.64%) REST
7 37 (2.39%) HTML
8 36 (2.32%) J2EE
9 34 (2.19%) Memcached
10 33 (2.13%) SOAP
11 31 (2.00%) XML
12 28 (1.81%) ASP.NET
13 25 (1.61%) Django
14 24 (1.55%) RESTful
14 24 (1.55%) CSS
14 24 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
15 21 (1.35%) Middleware
16 16 (1.03%) MCollective
17 14 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.51%) Computer Science
1 70 (4.51%) Data Centre
2 49 (3.16%) Digital Media
3 47 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.51%) Private Cloud
5 32 (2.06%) Replication
6 28 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 27 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 27 (1.74%) Wiki
8 23 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.23%) E-Learning
10 18 (1.16%) Clustering
10 18 (1.16%) User Experience
11 16 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
11 16 (1.03%) PKI
12 15 (0.97%) Social Media
13 13 (0.84%) Cryptography
14 12 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.77%) Learning Management System
14 12 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1332 (85.88%) Linux
2 406 (26.18%) Windows
3 292 (18.83%) UNIX
4 274 (17.67%) CentOS
5 241 (15.54%) Ubuntu
6 200 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (5.03%) Debian
8 42 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (2.39%) Solaris
11 33 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.97%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.84%) Android
15 11 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
16 9 (0.58%) AIX
17 8 (0.52%) Fedora
17 8 (0.52%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.45%) SUSE
19 5 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1551 (100.00%) DevOps
2 595 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 582 (37.52%) Configuration Management
4 530 (34.17%) Continuous Integration
5 174 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 166 (10.70%) Scrum
7 164 (10.57%) Open Source
8 161 (10.38%) E-Commerce
9 121 (7.80%) Software Engineering
10 99 (6.38%) Build Automation
11 65 (4.19%) TDD
12 59 (3.80%) Software Delivery
13 57 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 56 (3.61%) Automated Testing
15 55 (3.55%) Load Balancing
16 49 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
17 46 (2.97%) Analytics
17 46 (2.97%) ITIL
18 43 (2.77%) Release Management
18 43 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 820 (52.87%) Python
2 599 (38.62%) Ruby
3 539 (34.75%) Bash Shell
4 476 (30.69%) Java
5 377 (24.31%) Perl
6 312 (20.12%) PHP
7 246 (15.86%) PowerShell
8 215 (13.86%) SQL
9 104 (6.71%) JavaScript
10 102 (6.58%) C#
11 101 (6.51%) Shell Script
12 73 (4.71%) C++
13 31 (2.00%) Go
14 26 (1.68%) C
15 25 (1.61%) Scala
16 24 (1.55%) Korn
17 17 (1.10%) Groovy
17 17 (1.10%) AWK
18 14 (0.90%) sed
19 7 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (10.96%) Degree
2 52 (3.35%) CCNA
2 52 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (1.03%) AWS Certification
4 13 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.58%) 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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 (6.19%) QA
2 20 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.84%) SLA
3 13 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.58%) FISMA
System Software
1 186 (11.99%) Docker
2 171 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.29%) Active Directory
4 35 (2.26%) Varnish
4 35 (2.26%) KVM
5 33 (2.13%) iptables
6 32 (2.06%) XenServer
6 32 (2.06%) Samba
7 28 (1.81%) Postfix
8 26 (1.68%) Xen
9 25 (1.61%) Hyper-V
10 20 (1.29%) NFS
11 18 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (1.03%) vSphere
13 14 (0.90%) LXC
14 10 (0.64%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.45%) Squid
16 6 (0.39%) Ceph
17 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
18 4 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1062 (68.47%) Puppet
2 889 (57.32%) Opscode Chef
3 416 (26.82%) Ansible
4 271 (17.47%) Nagios
5 149 (9.61%) Salt
6 132 (8.51%) Vagrant
7 127 (8.19%) ZABBIX
8 78 (5.03%) Graphite
9 55 (3.55%) logstash
10 50 (3.22%) Zenoss
11 43 (2.77%) Cobbler
12 37 (2.39%) Kibana
13 36 (2.32%) Tivoli
14 29 (1.87%) Capistrano
15 26 (1.68%) HAProxy
15 26 (1.68%) Cacti
16 23 (1.48%) Opsview
17 17 (1.10%) CFEngine
18 16 (1.03%) yum
19 14 (0.90%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 255 (16.44%) Red Hat
2 248 (15.99%) VMware
3 110 (7.09%) Oracle
4 88 (5.67%) Microsoft
5 86 (5.54%) Rackspace
6 61 (3.93%) Splunk
7 59 (3.80%) Google
8 47 (3.03%) New Relic
9 43 (2.77%) SaltStack
10 38 (2.45%) Citrix
11 33 (2.13%) Atlassian
12 31 (2.00%) Cisco
13 18 (1.16%) Perforce
14 16 (1.03%) Akamai
14 16 (1.03%) Remedy
14 16 (1.03%) F5
15 15 (0.97%) hybris
16 14 (0.90%) HP
17 13 (0.84%) Sitecore
17 13 (0.84%) Percona
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + £6k car, bonus, benefits!
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
D P Connect
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
RecruitX
Salary: £50k per year + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 58,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday