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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 366 540 703
Rank change year-on-year
+174 +163
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 771 438 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.39% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 645 322 168
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +172 734 £55,000 +4.76% 92
London +107 480 £57,500 +4.54% 56
South East +61 90 £50,000 -13.04% 15
City of London +64 73 £60,000 +4.34% 18
South West +53 65 £53,750 +26.47% 8
Bristol +40 47 £53,750 +26.47% 7
Yorkshire +17 42 £48,500 +8.98%
West Yorkshire +29 35 £48,750 +9.55%
Leeds +30 34 £50,000 +12.35%
Berkshire +30 30 £62,500 +25.00% 3
East Sussex +20 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England +16 20 £50,000 +5.26% 6
West Midlands - 20 £50,000 - 2
Brighton +25 18 £30,500 - 2
Scotland +41 15 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Hampshire +10 14 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Reading - 14 £70,000 - 3
North West +11 11 £37,500 +12.78% 3
Edinburgh +21 9 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Warwickshire - 9 £47,500 -
Surrey +27 8 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Cambridge +20 8 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Coventry - 8 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £48,500 -
Warwick - 8 £50,000 -
York - 8 £48,500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Milton Keynes - 7 £42,500 -
Manchester +12 6 £37,500 +10.29% 3

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1436 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1195 (83.22%) Linux
3 909 (63.30%) Puppet
4 769 (53.55%) Opscode Chef
5 641 (44.64%) Python
6 565 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
7 541 (37.67%) Amazon AWS
8 515 (35.86%) Continuous Integration
9 506 (35.24%) Configuration Management
10 480 (33.43%) Ruby
10 480 (33.43%) Bash Shell
11 465 (32.38%) Jenkins
12 433 (30.15%) Java
13 392 (27.30%) MySQL
14 377 (26.25%) Windows
15 354 (24.65%) Git (software)
16 353 (24.58%) Perl
17 334 (23.26%) Ansible
18 322 (22.42%) Apache
19 318 (22.14%) PHP
20 275 (19.15%) PowerShell
21 274 (19.08%) UNIX
22 249 (17.34%) Nagios
23 235 (16.36%) VMware
24 224 (15.60%) SQL
25 219 (15.25%) Ubuntu
26 218 (15.18%) Red Hat
27 215 (14.97%) nginx
28 210 (14.62%) CentOS
29 208 (14.48%) .NET

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 322 (22.42%) Apache
2 215 (14.97%) nginx
3 184 (12.81%) IIS
4 150 (10.45%) Tomcat
5 124 (8.64%) OpenStack
6 68 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (3.69%) Node.js
8 49 (3.41%) JBoss
9 27 (1.88%) Confluence
10 21 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.25%) MediaWiki
12 17 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (0.97%) Drupal
14 10 (0.70%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.70%) Moodle
15 9 (0.63%) CMS
16 8 (0.56%) Jetty
16 8 (0.56%) Alfresco
17 6 (0.42%) Apache Solr
18 4 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) assyst
2 10 (0.70%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 541 (37.67%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 61 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (3.55%) Amazon S3
7 44 (3.06%) IaaS
8 38 (2.65%) GitHub
9 35 (2.44%) PaaS
10 31 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 29 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (1.74%) SaaS
13 22 (1.53%) Route 53
14 19 (1.32%) Amazon Glacier
14 19 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (1.04%) CloudFront
16 14 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
16 14 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (0.84%) Heroku
18 10 (0.70%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 131 (9.12%) DNS
2 110 (7.66%) Firewall
3 83 (5.78%) HTTP
4 77 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 59 (4.11%) LDAP
6 55 (3.83%) LAN
6 55 (3.83%) WAN
6 55 (3.83%) Internet
7 46 (3.20%) VPN
8 38 (2.65%) DHCP
9 36 (2.51%) Network Security
10 34 (2.37%) SAN
11 30 (2.09%) SSL
11 30 (2.09%) IPsec
12 26 (1.81%) IPv6
13 22 (1.53%) OSPF
13 22 (1.53%) BGP
13 22 (1.53%) SSH
14 21 (1.46%) iSCSI
15 20 (1.39%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (27.30%) MySQL
2 167 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 146 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 126 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 106 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
6 89 (6.20%) Redis
7 67 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 66 (4.60%) Big Data
9 63 (4.39%) Relational Database
10 55 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 22 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 20 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.32%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.32%) Couchbase
16 10 (0.70%) HBase
16 10 (0.70%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.56%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 465 (32.38%) Jenkins
2 354 (24.65%) Git (software)
3 143 (9.96%) TeamCity
4 135 (9.40%) Subversion
5 117 (8.15%) Hudson
6 97 (6.75%) Maven
7 91 (6.34%) JIRA
8 38 (2.65%) Artifactory
9 35 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 35 (2.44%) Ant
10 32 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (1.67%) MSBuild
13 21 (1.46%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.32%) Gradle
15 18 (1.25%) Mercurial
16 14 (0.97%) JUnit
17 13 (0.91%) Psake
18 11 (0.77%) Eclipse
19 7 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 137 (9.54%) Finance
2 69 (4.81%) Games
3 33 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.23%) Marketing
5 29 (2.02%) Banking
5 29 (2.02%) Publishing
6 27 (1.88%) Retail
7 23 (1.60%) Legal
8 22 (1.53%) Back Office
9 14 (0.97%) Advertising
10 13 (0.91%) Law
11 10 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.49%) Electronics
12 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.070%) French Language
15 1 (0.070%) German Language
15 1 (0.070%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (14.48%) .NET
2 206 (14.35%) Web Services
3 151 (10.52%) LAMP
4 56 (3.90%) J2EE
5 53 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
6 36 (2.51%) REST
7 34 (2.37%) Servlets
8 32 (2.23%) SOAP
9 25 (1.74%) MCollective
10 23 (1.60%) Memcached
10 23 (1.60%) RESTful
11 22 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
12 20 (1.39%) XML
12 20 (1.39%) ASP.NET
12 20 (1.39%) HTML
13 16 (1.11%) CSS
14 14 (0.97%) Django
15 13 (0.91%) Middleware
16 11 (0.77%) Resque
17 10 (0.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 56 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 49 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 47 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 40 (2.79%) Replication
5 33 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 31 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
8 23 (1.60%) Wiki
9 22 (1.53%) User Experience
10 20 (1.39%) Clustering
11 18 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.04%) E-Learning
13 13 (0.91%) Social Media
14 12 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
15 11 (0.77%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.70%) Device Driver
16 10 (0.70%) Learning Management System
16 10 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1195 (83.22%) Linux
2 377 (26.25%) Windows
3 274 (19.08%) UNIX
4 219 (15.25%) Ubuntu
5 210 (14.62%) CentOS
6 193 (13.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (4.60%) Solaris
8 64 (4.46%) Debian
9 45 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (2.23%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (1.60%) Android
14 13 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (0.42%) SUSE
16 6 (0.42%) Fedora
17 5 (0.35%) AIX
17 5 (0.35%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.35%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1436 (100.00%) DevOps
2 565 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (35.86%) Continuous Integration
4 506 (35.24%) Configuration Management
5 167 (11.63%) Scrum
6 166 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 142 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 126 (8.77%) Open Source
9 100 (6.96%) Build Automation
10 94 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 74 (5.15%) TDD
12 69 (4.81%) Automated Testing
13 65 (4.53%) Software Engineering
14 62 (4.32%) Load Balancing
14 62 (4.32%) Kanban
15 51 (3.55%) Release Management
15 51 (3.55%) ITIL
16 45 (3.13%) Unit Testing
17 42 (2.92%) Change Management
18 37 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 641 (44.64%) Python
2 480 (33.43%) Ruby
2 480 (33.43%) Bash Shell
3 433 (30.15%) Java
4 353 (24.58%) Perl
5 318 (22.14%) PHP
6 275 (19.15%) PowerShell
7 224 (15.60%) SQL
8 90 (6.27%) C#
9 84 (5.85%) Shell Script
10 77 (5.36%) JavaScript
11 46 (3.20%) C++
12 30 (2.09%) Korn
13 22 (1.53%) Scala
13 22 (1.53%) Go
14 21 (1.46%) C
15 8 (0.56%) Groovy
16 7 (0.49%) AWK
16 7 (0.49%) VBScript
17 5 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (9.40%) Degree
2 36 (2.51%) CCNA
2 36 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (2.09%) AWS Certification
4 11 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.14%) PhD
7 1 (0.070%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.070%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.070%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.070%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.070%) LPIC
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.070%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.36%) QA
2 29 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.39%) FISMA
5 12 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 156 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (6.96%) Docker
3 59 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 41 (2.86%) Varnish
5 28 (1.95%) Samba
6 27 (1.88%) KVM
7 26 (1.81%) iptables
7 26 (1.81%) Xen
8 25 (1.74%) Hyper-V
9 24 (1.67%) Postfix
9 24 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.53%) XenServer
11 14 (0.97%) LXC
12 10 (0.70%) vSphere
12 10 (0.70%) NFS
13 8 (0.56%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.56%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.42%) Squid
14 6 (0.42%) Ceph
15 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 909 (63.30%) Puppet
2 769 (53.55%) Opscode Chef
3 334 (23.26%) Ansible
4 249 (17.34%) Nagios
5 145 (10.10%) Salt
6 126 (8.77%) ZABBIX
7 111 (7.73%) Vagrant
8 75 (5.22%) Graphite
9 65 (4.53%) logstash
10 56 (3.90%) Tivoli
11 55 (3.83%) Zenoss
12 46 (3.20%) Cobbler
13 41 (2.86%) Kibana
14 30 (2.09%) HAProxy
15 26 (1.81%) Capistrano
16 24 (1.67%) collectd
17 21 (1.46%) Unicenter
18 20 (1.39%) Cacti
19 17 (1.18%) BladeLogic
20 13 (0.91%) StatsD
Vendors
1 235 (16.36%) VMware
2 218 (15.18%) Red Hat
3 118 (8.22%) Oracle
4 97 (6.75%) Microsoft
5 66 (4.60%) Rackspace
6 60 (4.18%) Google
7 50 (3.48%) Splunk
8 49 (3.41%) New Relic
9 45 (3.13%) SaltStack
10 21 (1.46%) Citrix
11 20 (1.39%) Akamai
12 18 (1.25%) Atlassian
13 17 (1.18%) Remedy
14 14 (0.97%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.97%) Cisco
15 13 (0.91%) F5
16 12 (0.84%) ServiceNow
17 11 (0.77%) Apple
17 11 (0.77%) Riverbed
18 10 (0.70%) ForgeRock
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