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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 505 651 821
Rank change year-on-year
+146 +170
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 451 225 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.21% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.22% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 379 190 76
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 £36,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -4.00%

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
108233 100307 110663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87592 83387 94376
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 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 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 12 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
(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 +143 434 £55,000 +4.76% 63
London +54 266 £60,000 +14.28% 33
South East +30 70 £57,250 +4.09% 8
City of London +15 39 £60,000 +62.16% 9
West Yorkshire +11 39 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire -9 39 £40,000 - 6
Leeds +2 36 £40,000 - 6
Surrey +21 25 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands - 25 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham - 19 £65,000 - 2
East of England +4 16 £45,000 +12.50% 9
East Sussex - 16 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 13 £90,000 -
Brighton - 13 £49,000 -
Bristol -1 12 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -12 12 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridge +6 11 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Oxford - 9 £90,000 -
Scotland - 8 £40,000 -
Swansea +16 5 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Staines +15 5 - -
West Wales +15 5 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Wales +5 5 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Berkshire -19 5 £57,500 +4.54% 3
North West - 5 £41,000 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £57,500 - 2
Ipswich - 4 £45,000 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 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.

1 938 (100.00%) DevOps
2 705 (75.16%) Linux
3 519 (55.33%) Puppet
4 464 (49.47%) Opscode Chef
5 384 (40.94%) Python
6 370 (39.45%) Java
7 358 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
8 328 (34.97%) Continuous Integration
9 311 (33.16%) Jenkins
10 309 (32.94%) Ruby
11 264 (28.14%) MySQL
11 264 (28.14%) Bash Shell
12 243 (25.91%) Apache
13 239 (25.48%) Windows
14 235 (25.05%) Git (software)
15 221 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
16 205 (21.86%) PHP
17 203 (21.64%) Perl
18 191 (20.36%) Configuration Management
18 191 (20.36%) Open Source
19 183 (19.51%) Web Services
19 183 (19.51%) UNIX
20 178 (18.98%) Red Hat
21 177 (18.87%) Nagios
22 166 (17.70%) .NET
23 154 (16.42%) Scrum
24 145 (15.46%) E-Commerce
25 142 (15.14%) CentOS
26 129 (13.75%) LAMP
26 129 (13.75%) VMware

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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
1 243 (25.91%) Apache
2 111 (11.83%) IIS
3 95 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 90 (9.59%) nginx
5 60 (6.40%) OpenStack
6 43 (4.58%) Node.js
7 37 (3.94%) Confluence
8 20 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.49%) Drupal
10 13 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.64%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.53%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.32%) Site Server
15 3 (0.32%) CMS
15 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (3.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.96%) Magento
2 3 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 221 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (3.41%) GitHub
5 30 (3.20%) SaaS
6 28 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (2.35%) Amazon S3
8 21 (2.24%) IaaS
9 16 (1.71%) Rackspace Cloud
10 14 (1.49%) PaaS
11 7 (0.75%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.75%) Route 53
12 6 (0.64%) ElastiCache
12 6 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.64%) Heroku
13 5 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.43%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.21%) Joyent
16 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.64%) Firewall
2 71 (7.57%) DNS
3 62 (6.61%) Internet
4 61 (6.50%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.80%) HTTP
6 38 (4.05%) LDAP
7 32 (3.41%) SSL
8 31 (3.30%) LAN
9 30 (3.20%) WAN
10 25 (2.67%) DHCP
10 25 (2.67%) SAN
11 19 (2.03%) VPN
12 16 (1.71%) SNMP
13 14 (1.49%) SMTP
14 11 (1.17%) Network Security
15 10 (1.07%) BIG-IP
15 10 (1.07%) IPv4
16 7 (0.75%) VLAN
17 6 (0.64%) iSCSI
18 5 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (28.14%) MySQL
2 128 (13.65%) NoSQL
3 124 (13.22%) MongoDB
4 84 (8.96%) SQL Server
5 62 (6.61%) Redis
6 59 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 58 (6.18%) Hadoop
8 50 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (5.22%) Big Data
10 44 (4.69%) Relational Database
11 31 (3.30%) HBase
12 19 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (1.81%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.49%) CouchDB
16 13 (1.39%) Riak
17 11 (1.17%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
19 9 (0.96%) DB2
20 6 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 311 (33.16%) Jenkins
2 235 (25.05%) Git (software)
3 128 (13.65%) Subversion
4 103 (10.98%) Hudson
5 102 (10.87%) Maven
6 95 (10.13%) JIRA
7 72 (7.68%) TeamCity
8 55 (5.86%) Ant
9 40 (4.26%) CruiseControl
10 31 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (2.45%) Artifactory
13 17 (1.81%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.28%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.28%) Log4Net
15 11 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.17%) dbdeploy
16 9 (0.96%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.96%) Visual Studio
17 6 (0.64%) Grunt
General
1 85 (9.06%) Finance
2 49 (5.22%) Games
3 31 (3.30%) Marketing
4 28 (2.99%) Banking
5 27 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.92%) Advertising
7 16 (1.71%) Online Betting
8 15 (1.60%) Retail
9 11 (1.17%) Publishing
9 11 (1.17%) Back Office
10 8 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.64%) Law
11 6 (0.64%) Legal
12 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Military
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (19.51%) Web Services
2 166 (17.70%) .NET
3 129 (13.75%) LAMP
4 33 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 27 (2.88%) XML
6 25 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 25 (2.67%) CSS
7 23 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (2.03%) J2EE
8 19 (2.03%) HTML
9 17 (1.81%) MSMQ
10 16 (1.71%) Java EE
11 14 (1.49%) Memcached
12 13 (1.39%) Resque
12 13 (1.39%) .NET Framework
13 12 (1.28%) Django
13 12 (1.28%) jQuery
14 11 (1.17%) WCF
14 11 (1.17%) Sensu
14 11 (1.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 191 (20.36%) Open Source
2 44 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.99%) Social Media
5 21 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.03%) Online Games
7 17 (1.81%) Replication
8 14 (1.49%) Clustering
9 11 (1.17%) IPTV
10 9 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (0.75%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.53%) User Experience
12 5 (0.53%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.53%) Blog
12 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (0.32%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 705 (75.16%) Linux
2 239 (25.48%) Windows
3 183 (19.51%) UNIX
4 142 (15.14%) CentOS
5 123 (13.11%) Ubuntu
6 116 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (7.14%) Debian
8 19 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.96%) Solaris
10 9 (0.96%) Fedora
11 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.75%) SUSE
12 6 (0.64%) Android
12 6 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.53%) AIX
14 4 (0.43%) HPUX
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (100.00%) DevOps
2 358 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (34.97%) Continuous Integration
4 191 (20.36%) Configuration Management
5 154 (16.42%) Scrum
6 145 (15.46%) E-Commerce
7 82 (8.74%) ITIL
8 70 (7.46%) Service Delivery
9 69 (7.36%) Release Management
10 66 (7.04%) Load Balancing
11 60 (6.40%) Build Automation
12 54 (5.76%) TDD
13 52 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 48 (5.12%) Project Management
15 47 (5.01%) Software Engineering
16 41 (4.37%) Kanban
17 38 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (3.94%) OO
19 32 (3.41%) Web Development
20 30 (3.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 384 (40.94%) Python
2 370 (39.45%) Java
3 309 (32.94%) Ruby
4 264 (28.14%) Bash Shell
5 205 (21.86%) PHP
6 203 (21.64%) Perl
7 111 (11.83%) SQL
8 105 (11.19%) PowerShell
9 93 (9.91%) JavaScript
10 78 (8.32%) C#
11 53 (5.65%) Shell Script
12 31 (3.30%) C
13 25 (2.67%) C++
14 18 (1.92%) Scala
15 17 (1.81%) VB
16 14 (1.49%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.96%) AWK
17 9 (0.96%) sed
17 9 (0.96%) Groovy
18 7 (0.75%) Golang
Qualifications
1 61 (6.50%) Degree
2 51 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (1.49%) CCNA
3 14 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) RHCE
7 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.43%) MCP
8 2 (0.21%) PhD
8 2 (0.21%) CCNP
8 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.33%) PCI DSS
2 36 (3.84%) QA
3 19 (2.03%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 67 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.09%) Varnish
4 22 (2.35%) XenServer
5 21 (2.24%) vCloud
5 21 (2.24%) KVM
6 19 (2.03%) vSphere
7 14 (1.49%) Xen
8 13 (1.39%) NFS
8 13 (1.39%) Samba
9 12 (1.28%) Docker
10 11 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.17%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.07%) Postfix
12 8 (0.85%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.43%) zsh
13 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.32%) HDFS
15 1 (0.11%) qmail
15 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 519 (55.33%) Puppet
2 464 (49.47%) Opscode Chef
3 177 (18.87%) Nagios
4 100 (10.66%) ZABBIX
5 67 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 65 (6.93%) Salt
7 51 (5.44%) Ansible
8 40 (4.26%) Zenoss
9 38 (4.05%) logstash
10 30 (3.20%) Opsview
11 28 (2.99%) Capistrano
12 26 (2.77%) HAProxy
13 22 (2.35%) Cacti
14 21 (2.24%) Ganglia
15 20 (2.13%) Munin
16 15 (1.60%) Cobbler
17 12 (1.28%) Graylog2
18 11 (1.17%) StatsD
19 10 (1.07%) Kibana
19 10 (1.07%) collectd
Vendors
1 178 (18.98%) Red Hat
2 129 (13.75%) VMware
3 66 (7.04%) Oracle
4 59 (6.29%) Rackspace
5 56 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 26 (2.77%) Splunk
7 24 (2.56%) SaltStack
7 24 (2.56%) JBoss
8 23 (2.45%) Perforce
9 19 (2.03%) Cisco
10 17 (1.81%) Google
11 16 (1.71%) HP
12 13 (1.39%) EMC
13 12 (1.28%) F5
13 12 (1.28%) New Relic
14 9 (0.96%) Sun
14 9 (0.96%) CA
15 6 (0.64%) Hitachi
15 6 (0.64%) NetApp
15 6 (0.64%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Discovery Education
Salary: Circa £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago