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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 500 666 815
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +149
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 473 212 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.20% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.21% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 395 177 75
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,900 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.50%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +155 459 £55,000 +4.76% 67
London +63 285 £60,000 +14.28% 35
South East +43 71 £57,500 +4.54% 7
West Yorkshire +4 44 £40,000 - 5
Yorkshire +2 44 £40,000 - 6
Leeds +10 42 £40,000 - 5
City of London +13 40 £62,500 +71.23% 8
Surrey +25 26 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 23 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 19 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 18 £65,000 - 1
Brighton - 16 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 15 £90,000 - 1
East of England +1 14 £47,500 +18.75% 10
South West -12 12 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Bristol +6 11 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Cambridgeshire - 11 £47,500 - 8
Oxford - 11 £90,000 -
Cambridge - 10 £48,750 - 7
Scotland - 7 £40,000 -
North West - 6 £41,000 - 5
Staines +16 5 - -
West Wales +13 4 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Swansea +12 4 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Wales +5 4 £45,000 +83.67% 3
West Sussex - 4 £55,000 -
Dundee - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire -3 3 £58,000 -7.20% 2
Berkshire -22 3 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Malvern - 3 £50,000 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 924 (100.00%) DevOps
2 690 (74.68%) Linux
3 504 (54.55%) Puppet
4 448 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
5 382 (41.34%) Python
6 373 (40.37%) Java
7 320 (34.63%) Continuous Integration
8 301 (32.58%) Ruby
9 299 (32.36%) Jenkins
10 261 (28.25%) MySQL
11 253 (27.38%) Bash Shell
12 239 (25.87%) Apache
13 236 (25.54%) Windows
14 231 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 222 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
16 204 (22.08%) Perl
17 202 (21.86%) PHP
18 189 (20.45%) Open Source
19 188 (20.35%) Web Services
20 185 (20.02%) Configuration Management
21 182 (19.70%) UNIX
22 178 (19.26%) Nagios
23 177 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
24 175 (18.94%) Red Hat
25 162 (17.53%) .NET
26 148 (16.02%) Scrum
27 144 (15.58%) E-Commerce
28 136 (14.72%) CentOS
29 131 (14.18%) Subversion
30 127 (13.74%) NoSQL

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 239 (25.87%) Apache
2 110 (11.90%) IIS
3 97 (10.50%) Tomcat
4 88 (9.52%) nginx
5 56 (6.06%) OpenStack
6 46 (4.98%) Node.js
7 38 (4.11%) Confluence
8 17 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.73%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.73%) Drupal
10 14 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.65%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.54%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.43%) CMS
14 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.32%) Lightstreamer
15 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (3.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 222 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (3.57%) SaaS
5 31 (3.35%) GitHub
6 25 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (2.27%) Amazon S3
8 20 (2.16%) IaaS
9 16 (1.73%) PaaS
10 15 (1.62%) Rackspace Cloud
11 7 (0.76%) Route 53
12 6 (0.65%) ElastiCache
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.65%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.65%) Heroku
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.43%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.32%) Joyent
16 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
17 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.55%) Firewall
2 74 (8.01%) DNS
3 67 (7.25%) Internet
4 63 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 48 (5.19%) HTTP
6 35 (3.79%) LDAP
6 35 (3.79%) SSL
7 27 (2.92%) LAN
8 26 (2.81%) WAN
9 24 (2.60%) DHCP
9 24 (2.60%) SAN
10 21 (2.27%) VPN
11 16 (1.73%) SNMP
11 16 (1.73%) SMTP
12 11 (1.19%) BIG-IP
12 11 (1.19%) Network Security
13 10 (1.08%) IPv4
14 8 (0.87%) VLAN
15 5 (0.54%) NAS
15 5 (0.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (28.25%) MySQL
2 127 (13.74%) NoSQL
3 121 (13.10%) MongoDB
4 78 (8.44%) SQL Server
5 63 (6.82%) Redis
6 60 (6.49%) Hadoop
7 59 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 51 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (5.19%) Big Data
10 46 (4.98%) Relational Database
11 31 (3.35%) HBase
12 18 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (1.84%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.41%) CouchDB
16 12 (1.30%) Riak
17 10 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.97%) DB2
19 7 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 299 (32.36%) Jenkins
2 231 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 131 (14.18%) Subversion
4 106 (11.47%) Hudson
5 102 (11.04%) Maven
6 100 (10.82%) JIRA
7 65 (7.03%) TeamCity
8 56 (6.06%) Ant
9 37 (4.00%) CruiseControl
10 31 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (2.49%) Artifactory
13 18 (1.95%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.30%) SpecFlow
14 12 (1.30%) Log4Net
15 11 (1.19%) MSBuild
16 10 (1.08%) dbdeploy
17 9 (0.97%) Eclipse
18 8 (0.87%) Visual Studio
19 7 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 84 (9.09%) Finance
2 49 (5.30%) Games
3 31 (3.35%) Marketing
4 27 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.81%) Banking
6 18 (1.95%) Advertising
7 16 (1.73%) Online Betting
8 12 (1.30%) Retail
9 11 (1.19%) Back Office
10 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.08%) Publishing
11 6 (0.65%) Law
11 6 (0.65%) Legal
12 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (20.35%) Web Services
2 162 (17.53%) .NET
3 122 (13.20%) LAMP
4 30 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 27 (2.92%) CSS
6 26 (2.81%) XML
7 25 (2.71%) ASP.NET
8 24 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (2.16%) HTML
10 18 (1.95%) J2EE
11 17 (1.84%) MSMQ
12 16 (1.73%) Java EE
13 14 (1.52%) Memcached
14 13 (1.41%) WCF
14 13 (1.41%) Sensu
14 13 (1.41%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.41%) SOAP
15 12 (1.30%) Resque
15 12 (1.30%) jQuery
16 11 (1.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 189 (20.45%) Open Source
2 45 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.25%) Social Media
4 28 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.06%) Online Games
6 15 (1.62%) Replication
7 14 (1.52%) Clustering
8 11 (1.19%) IPTV
9 6 (0.65%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.54%) Blog
11 4 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.32%) Firmware
13 2 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.22%) Chip and PIN
13 2 (0.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 690 (74.68%) Linux
2 236 (25.54%) Windows
3 182 (19.70%) UNIX
4 136 (14.72%) CentOS
5 119 (12.88%) Ubuntu
6 117 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (6.82%) Debian
8 17 (1.84%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.08%) Solaris
11 8 (0.87%) Fedora
12 7 (0.76%) Android
12 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.54%) AIX
15 4 (0.43%) HPUX
15 4 (0.43%) SUSE
16 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 924 (100.00%) DevOps
2 320 (34.63%) Continuous Integration
3 185 (20.02%) Configuration Management
4 177 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (16.02%) Scrum
6 144 (15.58%) E-Commerce
7 86 (9.31%) ITIL
8 77 (8.33%) Release Management
9 75 (8.12%) Service Delivery
10 65 (7.03%) Load Balancing
11 55 (5.95%) TDD
12 54 (5.84%) Build Automation
13 52 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 50 (5.41%) Project Management
15 46 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (4.11%) Kanban
17 35 (3.79%) OO
17 35 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (3.35%) Web Development
19 28 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 382 (41.34%) Python
2 373 (40.37%) Java
3 301 (32.58%) Ruby
4 253 (27.38%) Bash Shell
5 204 (22.08%) Perl
6 202 (21.86%) PHP
7 118 (12.77%) SQL
8 101 (10.93%) PowerShell
9 95 (10.28%) JavaScript
10 78 (8.44%) C#
11 54 (5.84%) Shell Script
12 32 (3.46%) C
13 26 (2.81%) C++
14 17 (1.84%) VB
14 17 (1.84%) Scala
15 13 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.97%) AWK
16 9 (0.97%) Groovy
16 9 (0.97%) sed
17 7 (0.76%) Golang
Qualifications
1 63 (6.82%) Degree
2 54 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.19%) CCNA
4 11 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.65%) RHCE
7 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.43%) MCP
8 2 (0.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 36 (3.90%) QA
3 18 (1.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.22%) HL7
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (3.46%) Varnish
3 30 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.27%) KVM
5 20 (2.16%) vCloud
6 19 (2.06%) vSphere
7 18 (1.95%) XenServer
8 15 (1.62%) NFS
9 14 (1.52%) Xen
10 12 (1.30%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.19%) Postfix
11 11 (1.19%) Docker
12 10 (1.08%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.87%) Samba
15 4 (0.43%) zsh
16 3 (0.32%) HDFS
16 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
17 1 (0.11%) qmail
17 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 504 (54.55%) Puppet
2 448 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
3 178 (19.26%) Nagios
4 100 (10.82%) ZABBIX
5 66 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 63 (6.82%) Salt
7 48 (5.19%) Ansible
8 39 (4.22%) Zenoss
9 38 (4.11%) logstash
10 31 (3.35%) Capistrano
11 30 (3.25%) Opsview
12 27 (2.92%) HAProxy
13 21 (2.27%) Cacti
13 21 (2.27%) Ganglia
14 20 (2.16%) Munin
15 15 (1.62%) Cobbler
16 12 (1.30%) StatsD
16 12 (1.30%) Graylog2
17 11 (1.19%) collectd
18 8 (0.87%) Kibana
Vendors
1 175 (18.94%) Red Hat
2 125 (13.53%) VMware
3 67 (7.25%) Oracle
4 61 (6.60%) Rackspace
5 57 (6.17%) Microsoft
6 26 (2.81%) JBoss
7 24 (2.60%) Splunk
7 24 (2.60%) SaltStack
8 23 (2.49%) Perforce
9 18 (1.95%) Google
10 16 (1.73%) Cisco
10 16 (1.73%) HP
11 14 (1.52%) EMC
12 12 (1.30%) F5
13 11 (1.19%) New Relic
14 9 (0.97%) Sun
14 9 (0.97%) CA
15 8 (0.87%) Adobe
16 6 (0.65%) Hitachi
16 6 (0.65%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: up to £45k depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum - excellent culture
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago