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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 488 662 823
Rank change year-on-year
+174 +161
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 492 210 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.19% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.21% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 406 173 73
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +182 479 £55,000 +0.45% 57
London +94 303 £57,500 +4.54% 33
South East +24 75 £56,000 +1.81% 3
West Yorkshire +2 43 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire 0 43 £40,000 - 5
Leeds +10 42 £40,000 - 4
City of London +6 41 £62,500 +71.23% 8
Surrey +26 28 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands - 22 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 19 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 17 £65,000 -
Brighton - 16 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 14 £90,000 - 1
South West -6 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East of England +14 12 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Bristol +8 11 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Oxford - 11 £90,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £47,500 - 8
Cambridge - 9 £47,500 - 7
North West -13 8 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Scotland - 7 £40,000 -
Hampshire -3 6 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Staines +18 5 - -
Basingstoke - 5 £58,000 -
Swansea +15 4 £45,000 +83.67% 1
West Wales +15 4 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Wales +4 4 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Manchester -1 4 £54,250 +55.00% 1
Berkshire -23 4 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Dundee - 4 £40,000 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 927 (100.00%) DevOps
2 696 (75.08%) Linux
3 502 (54.15%) Puppet
4 448 (48.33%) Opscode Chef
5 383 (41.32%) Java
6 381 (41.10%) Python
7 315 (33.98%) Continuous Integration
8 303 (32.69%) Ruby
9 294 (31.72%) Jenkins
10 263 (28.37%) MySQL
11 249 (26.86%) Bash Shell
12 248 (26.75%) Apache
13 232 (25.03%) Windows
14 230 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
15 228 (24.60%) Git (software)
16 206 (22.22%) Perl
17 204 (22.01%) PHP
18 195 (21.04%) Web Services
19 193 (20.82%) Open Source
20 192 (20.71%) UNIX
21 187 (20.17%) Configuration Management
22 183 (19.74%) Nagios
23 180 (19.42%) Red Hat
24 172 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
25 159 (17.15%) .NET
26 145 (15.64%) E-Commerce
27 144 (15.53%) Scrum
28 138 (14.89%) CentOS
29 136 (14.67%) Subversion
30 125 (13.48%) VMware

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 248 (26.75%) Apache
2 106 (11.43%) IIS
3 103 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 91 (9.82%) nginx
5 53 (5.72%) OpenStack
6 47 (5.07%) Node.js
7 40 (4.31%) Confluence
8 17 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.73%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.62%) Drupal
11 9 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.65%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.54%) CMS
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 34 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 230 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (9.06%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.78%) SaaS
5 30 (3.24%) GitHub
6 25 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 21 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.05%) IaaS
9 16 (1.73%) PaaS
10 15 (1.62%) Rackspace Cloud
11 7 (0.76%) Route 53
12 6 (0.65%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.65%) Heroku
12 6 (0.65%) ElastiCache
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.54%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.43%) Joyent
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.63%) DNS
2 79 (8.52%) Firewall
3 70 (7.55%) Internet
4 63 (6.80%) TCP/IP
5 51 (5.50%) HTTP
6 38 (4.10%) SSL
7 34 (3.67%) LDAP
8 26 (2.80%) SAN
8 26 (2.80%) LAN
9 25 (2.70%) WAN
10 24 (2.59%) DHCP
10 24 (2.59%) VPN
11 18 (1.94%) SMTP
12 17 (1.83%) SNMP
13 12 (1.29%) BIG-IP
14 10 (1.08%) Network Security
14 10 (1.08%) IPv4
15 9 (0.97%) VLAN
16 6 (0.65%) NAS
16 6 (0.65%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (28.37%) MySQL
2 123 (13.27%) NoSQL
3 120 (12.94%) MongoDB
4 79 (8.52%) SQL Server
5 65 (7.01%) Redis
6 62 (6.69%) Hadoop
7 59 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 53 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (5.29%) Big Data
10 47 (5.07%) Relational Database
11 31 (3.34%) HBase
12 18 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (1.94%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.40%) CouchDB
16 12 (1.29%) Riak
17 10 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.97%) DB2
19 7 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 294 (31.72%) Jenkins
2 228 (24.60%) Git (software)
3 136 (14.67%) Subversion
4 105 (11.33%) Hudson
5 103 (11.11%) JIRA
6 100 (10.79%) Maven
7 62 (6.69%) TeamCity
8 55 (5.93%) Ant
9 36 (3.88%) CruiseControl
10 32 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (2.48%) Artifactory
13 19 (2.05%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.40%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.29%) Log4Net
16 11 (1.19%) MSBuild
17 10 (1.08%) dbdeploy
18 9 (0.97%) Eclipse
18 9 (0.97%) Mercurial
19 7 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (9.17%) Finance
2 50 (5.39%) Games
3 32 (3.45%) Marketing
4 26 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.80%) Banking
5 19 (2.05%) Advertising
6 16 (1.73%) Online Betting
7 11 (1.19%) Retail
7 11 (1.19%) Back Office
7 11 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.08%) Publishing
9 6 (0.65%) Law
10 5 (0.54%) Legal
11 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (21.04%) Web Services
2 159 (17.15%) .NET
3 125 (13.48%) LAMP
4 30 (3.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 28 (3.02%) CSS
6 27 (2.91%) XML
7 26 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
8 25 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 20 (2.16%) HTML
10 18 (1.94%) J2EE
11 17 (1.83%) MSMQ
11 17 (1.83%) Java EE
12 15 (1.62%) Sensu
13 14 (1.51%) .NET Framework
13 14 (1.51%) Memcached
14 13 (1.40%) SOAP
14 13 (1.40%) WCF
15 12 (1.29%) jQuery
15 12 (1.29%) Resque
15 12 (1.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 193 (20.82%) Open Source
2 47 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.13%) Social Media
4 19 (2.05%) Online Games
5 16 (1.73%) Clustering
6 14 (1.51%) Replication
7 10 (1.08%) IPTV
8 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.43%) Blog
9 4 (0.43%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.32%) Firmware
10 3 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.22%) Physics
11 2 (0.22%) Social Network
11 2 (0.22%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 696 (75.08%) Linux
2 232 (25.03%) Windows
3 192 (20.71%) UNIX
4 138 (14.89%) CentOS
5 120 (12.94%) Ubuntu
6 116 (12.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (7.01%) Debian
8 19 (2.05%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.19%) Solaris
10 11 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.97%) Android
12 8 (0.86%) Fedora
12 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.54%) AIX
15 4 (0.43%) SUSE
15 4 (0.43%) HPUX
16 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (100.00%) DevOps
2 315 (33.98%) Continuous Integration
3 187 (20.17%) Configuration Management
4 172 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (15.64%) E-Commerce
6 144 (15.53%) Scrum
7 91 (9.82%) ITIL
8 85 (9.17%) Release Management
9 80 (8.63%) Service Delivery
10 68 (7.34%) Load Balancing
11 57 (6.15%) Project Management
12 54 (5.83%) Build Automation
12 54 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 54 (5.83%) TDD
13 41 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (3.99%) Kanban
15 33 (3.56%) OO
15 33 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (3.45%) Web Development
17 29 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 383 (41.32%) Java
2 381 (41.10%) Python
3 303 (32.69%) Ruby
4 249 (26.86%) Bash Shell
5 206 (22.22%) Perl
6 204 (22.01%) PHP
7 121 (13.05%) SQL
8 96 (10.36%) PowerShell
8 96 (10.36%) JavaScript
9 79 (8.52%) C#
10 55 (5.93%) Shell Script
11 34 (3.67%) C
12 26 (2.80%) C++
13 18 (1.94%) Scala
14 17 (1.83%) VB
15 13 (1.40%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.97%) AWK
16 9 (0.97%) sed
16 9 (0.97%) Groovy
17 8 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 64 (6.90%) Degree
2 58 (6.26%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.08%) CCNA
5 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.65%) RHCE
7 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.43%) MCP
9 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 37 (3.99%) QA
3 17 (1.83%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) HL7
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.56%) Varnish
3 31 (3.34%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.59%) KVM
5 19 (2.05%) vCloud
6 18 (1.94%) vSphere
6 18 (1.94%) NFS
7 16 (1.73%) XenServer
8 13 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.40%) Xen
9 11 (1.19%) Postfix
10 10 (1.08%) Docker
11 9 (0.97%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.76%) Samba
14 4 (0.43%) zsh
15 3 (0.32%) HDFS
15 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
16 2 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
17 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 502 (54.15%) Puppet
2 448 (48.33%) Opscode Chef
3 183 (19.74%) Nagios
4 99 (10.68%) ZABBIX
5 62 (6.69%) Vagrant
5 62 (6.69%) Salt
6 48 (5.18%) Ansible
7 39 (4.21%) Zenoss
8 37 (3.99%) logstash
9 31 (3.34%) Capistrano
10 29 (3.13%) Opsview
11 28 (3.02%) HAProxy
12 24 (2.59%) Cacti
13 22 (2.37%) Ganglia
14 20 (2.16%) Munin
15 15 (1.62%) Cobbler
16 12 (1.29%) Graylog2
17 11 (1.19%) StatsD
18 10 (1.08%) collectd
19 8 (0.86%) Icinga
Vendors
1 180 (19.42%) Red Hat
2 125 (13.48%) VMware
3 70 (7.55%) Oracle
4 60 (6.47%) Rackspace
5 56 (6.04%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.13%) JBoss
7 23 (2.48%) Splunk
8 22 (2.37%) Perforce
8 22 (2.37%) SaltStack
9 19 (2.05%) Google
10 16 (1.73%) HP
11 15 (1.62%) EMC
11 15 (1.62%) Cisco
12 13 (1.40%) F5
13 9 (0.97%) New Relic
13 9 (0.97%) Adobe
13 9 (0.97%) Sun
13 9 (0.97%) CA
14 8 (0.86%) Percona
15 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
London
ISL
Salary: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + On-call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago