The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had DevOps Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 247 375 486
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1253 889 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.84% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 764 468
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 24 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 1193 £60,000 +9.09% 216
London +81 700 £65,000 +13.04% 112
South East +90 165 £50,000 -4.76% 36
City of London +53 118 £67,500 +8.00% 29
Yorkshire +54 71 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Berkshire +48 65 £55,000 - 9
South West +24 62 £45,000 -21.73% 11
North West +25 50 £42,500 -10.52% 16
East of England +21 50 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Manchester +11 48 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Reading +37 42 £50,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +16 38 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Hampshire +31 37 £52,500 - 10
East Midlands +45 35 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Leeds +20 35 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Cambridgeshire +17 32 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Bristol +15 32 £53,750 -21.81% 5
Cambridge +23 28 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -15 25 £55,000 +10.00% 11
East Sussex - 25 £45,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +35 24 £60,000 +33.33%
Scotland +7 24 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Surrey +8 22 £53,000 +0.95% 6
Nottinghamshire +23 16 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Nottingham +18 16 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Basingstoke +1 16 £70,000 +27.27%
Brighton - 16 £47,500 - 3
Northamptonshire +20 15 £50,750 +35.33%
Edinburgh +12 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Somerset +11 15 £47,500 -29.62% 2

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 2604 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1876 (72.04%) Linux
3 1681 (64.55%) Puppet
4 1390 (53.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1328 (51.00%) Python
6 1310 (50.31%) Amazon AWS
7 1144 (43.93%) Ansible
8 951 (36.52%) Jenkins
9 912 (35.02%) Continuous Integration
10 870 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
11 869 (33.37%) Bash Shell
12 865 (33.22%) Configuration Management
13 847 (32.53%) Ruby
14 773 (29.69%) Docker
15 695 (26.69%) Java
16 612 (23.50%) Windows
17 540 (20.74%) Git (software)
18 510 (19.59%) Perl
19 462 (17.74%) VMware
20 436 (16.74%) SQL
21 415 (15.94%) Unix
22 397 (15.25%) Apache
23 395 (15.17%) Web Services
24 392 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
25 391 (15.02%) PowerShell
26 380 (14.59%) Open Source
27 356 (13.67%) MySQL
28 348 (13.36%) Finance
29 342 (13.13%) PHP
30 326 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 397 (15.25%) Apache
2 256 (9.83%) Tomcat
3 229 (8.79%) IIS
4 216 (8.29%) OpenStack
5 187 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
6 145 (5.57%) nginx
7 118 (4.53%) Confluence
8 115 (4.42%) JBoss
9 96 (3.69%) WebLogic
9 96 (3.69%) WebSphere
10 90 (3.46%) CloudStack
11 25 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 23 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 22 (0.84%) CMS
13 22 (0.84%) Drupal
14 21 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 21 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.65%) SharePoint
16 15 (0.58%) Eucalyptus
17 10 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 123 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.54%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) assyst
3 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.038%) Documaker
4 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.038%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1310 (50.31%) Amazon AWS
2 392 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (8.10%) Amazon EC2
4 159 (6.11%) SaaS
5 146 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 134 (5.15%) Amazon S3
7 128 (4.92%) IaaS
8 111 (4.26%) PaaS
9 96 (3.69%) GitHub
10 68 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 67 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (2.53%) Route 53
13 59 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 55 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 52 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
16 49 (1.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 41 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 34 (1.31%) CloudFront
19 29 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
20 28 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 189 (7.26%) Firewall
2 152 (5.84%) DNS
3 129 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 96 (3.69%) HTTP
5 58 (2.23%) SAN
6 57 (2.19%) Internet
7 38 (1.46%) VPN
8 37 (1.42%) LDAP
9 36 (1.38%) SSL
10 29 (1.11%) Kerberos
11 18 (0.69%) Wireshark
12 17 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 17 (0.65%) IPv6
13 16 (0.61%) BIG-IP
13 16 (0.61%) LAN
13 16 (0.61%) VoIP
14 15 (0.58%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.58%) SNMP
14 15 (0.58%) VLAN
15 14 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (13.67%) MySQL
2 215 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 152 (5.84%) SQL Server
4 146 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 93 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 83 (3.19%) Big Data
7 79 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
8 78 (3.00%) Redis
9 75 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 53 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 21 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (0.50%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.46%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.42%) InfluxDB
16 11 (0.42%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 951 (36.52%) Jenkins
2 540 (20.74%) Git (software)
3 265 (10.18%) TeamCity
4 246 (9.45%) JIRA
5 193 (7.41%) Maven
6 187 (7.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 174 (6.68%) Subversion
8 149 (5.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 139 (5.34%) Vagrant
10 85 (3.26%) Ant
11 76 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 65 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 55 (2.11%) Bitbucket
14 45 (1.73%) SonarQube
15 42 (1.61%) Travis CI
16 38 (1.46%) Hudson
17 34 (1.31%) Selenium
18 30 (1.15%) Visual Studio
19 25 (0.96%) GoCD
20 24 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 348 (13.36%) Finance
2 111 (4.26%) Law
3 101 (3.88%) Games
4 80 (3.07%) Banking
5 75 (2.88%) Retail
6 72 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 70 (2.69%) Marketing
8 35 (1.34%) Advertising
8 35 (1.34%) Publishing
9 26 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.77%) Legal
11 15 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.54%) Electronics
13 10 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.12%) Automotive
16 2 (0.077%) Billing
16 2 (0.077%) Front Office
17 1 (0.038%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (15.17%) Web Services
2 291 (11.18%) .NET
3 205 (7.87%) LAMP
4 179 (6.87%) Node.js
5 100 (3.84%) ELK Stack
6 67 (2.57%) HTML
7 51 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 50 (1.92%) JSON
9 48 (1.84%) CSS
10 45 (1.73%) Velocity
11 43 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
11 43 (1.65%) REST
12 41 (1.57%) Sensu
13 40 (1.54%) Middleware
14 38 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
14 38 (1.46%) RESTful
15 37 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
16 30 (1.15%) J2EE
17 25 (0.96%) AngularJS
18 23 (0.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 122 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 121 (4.65%) Fintech
3 52 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 47 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 44 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 37 (1.42%) User Experience
7 36 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 29 (1.11%) PKI
11 28 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 25 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.69%) Clustering
13 18 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.65%) Statistics
15 16 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
16 15 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
17 14 (0.54%) Cloud Native
18 13 (0.50%) Algorithms
18 13 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1876 (72.04%) Linux
2 612 (23.50%) Windows
3 415 (15.94%) Unix
4 277 (10.64%) CentOS
5 238 (9.14%) Ubuntu
6 234 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 125 (4.80%) Windows Server
8 56 (2.15%) Debian
9 44 (1.69%) FreeBSD
10 29 (1.11%) Solaris
10 29 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.81%) Android
14 17 (0.65%) Fedora
15 13 (0.50%) CoreOS
16 12 (0.46%) VMS
17 8 (0.31%) AIX
18 7 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2604 (100.00%) DevOps
2 912 (35.02%) Continuous Integration
3 870 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
4 865 (33.22%) Configuration Management
5 380 (14.59%) Open Source
6 309 (11.87%) Scrum
7 267 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 191 (7.33%) Software Engineering
9 172 (6.61%) E-Commerce
10 156 (5.99%) Continuous Deployment
11 137 (5.26%) High Availability
12 116 (4.45%) TDD
13 113 (4.34%) Microservices
14 111 (4.26%) ITIL
15 99 (3.80%) SDLC
16 98 (3.76%) Auto-Scaling
17 95 (3.65%) Migration
18 93 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
19 89 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 82 (3.15%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1328 (51.00%) Python
2 869 (33.37%) Bash Shell
3 847 (32.53%) Ruby
4 695 (26.69%) Java
5 510 (19.59%) Perl
6 436 (16.74%) SQL
7 391 (15.02%) PowerShell
8 342 (13.13%) PHP
9 216 (8.29%) JavaScript
10 158 (6.07%) C#
11 153 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 120 (4.61%) Groovy
13 105 (4.03%) C++
14 80 (3.07%) Go
15 78 (3.00%) C
16 46 (1.77%) Scala
17 16 (0.61%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.58%) Bourne shell
18 15 (0.58%) T-SQL
19 13 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (6.53%) Degree
2 54 (2.07%) AWS Certification
3 26 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.46%) RHCE
5 8 (0.31%) PhD
6 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.23%) CCNA
7 6 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.19%) MCSE
9 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.077%) CCNP
11 1 (0.038%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.038%) CCDA
11 1 (0.038%) MCSA
11 1 (0.038%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.68%) QA
2 22 (0.84%) SLA
3 18 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.23%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.23%) Section 508
5 2 (0.077%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 773 (29.69%) Docker
2 326 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (4.92%) Xen
4 107 (4.11%) vSphere
5 79 (3.03%) XenServer
6 66 (2.53%) Hyper-V
7 60 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
8 56 (2.15%) Active Directory
9 53 (2.04%) KVM
10 48 (1.84%) NFS
11 46 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
12 29 (1.11%) Varnish
13 25 (0.96%) VirtualBox
14 16 (0.61%) VMware ESX
15 15 (0.58%) GlusterFS
16 13 (0.50%) vCloud
17 10 (0.38%) LXC
18 8 (0.31%) iptables
19 7 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 5 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1681 (64.55%) Puppet
2 1390 (53.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1144 (43.93%) Ansible
4 214 (8.22%) Kubernetes
5 205 (7.87%) Nagios
6 189 (7.26%) Salt
7 180 (6.91%) Terraform
8 99 (3.80%) Cobbler
9 85 (3.26%) Mesos
10 82 (3.15%) ZABBIX
11 81 (3.11%) Tivoli
12 65 (2.50%) Packer
13 50 (1.92%) Graphite
14 40 (1.54%) HAProxy
15 38 (1.46%) Kibana
16 32 (1.23%) rkt
17 29 (1.11%) Consul
18 25 (0.96%) Grafana
19 24 (0.92%) Icinga
19 24 (0.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 462 (17.74%) VMware
2 324 (12.44%) Red Hat
3 305 (11.71%) Microsoft
4 172 (6.61%) Oracle
5 125 (4.80%) Google
6 97 (3.73%) Rackspace
7 93 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 83 (3.19%) Splunk
9 79 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
10 77 (2.96%) Cisco
11 73 (2.80%) SaltStack
12 63 (2.42%) HP
13 57 (2.19%) New Relic
14 55 (2.11%) AppDynamics
15 28 (1.08%) F5
16 25 (0.96%) ServiceNow
17 24 (0.92%) Coverity
18 20 (0.77%) Sonatype
19 18 (0.69%) IBM
20 17 (0.65%) Citrix
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000 per annum + Package - Bonus - Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago