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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 246 373 518
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +145
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1324 911 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 0.82% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.85% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 739 420
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +120 1266 £60,000 +4.34% 171
London +77 790 £65,000 +8.33% 113
South East +117 192 £53,500 +1.90% 13
City of London +114 160 £70,000 +16.66% 22
Berkshire +69 81 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Yorkshire +48 79 £42,500 -12.37% 8
South West +33 78 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Reading +61 59 £52,500 +23.52% 1
East of England +51 58 £46,500 -2.10% 6
West Yorkshire +11 56 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North West +49 38 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Surrey +43 37 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Leeds +7 32 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Bath +19 30 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Somerset +19 30 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Manchester +15 30 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East Sussex +19 27 £52,500 +72.13% 3
Oxfordshire +19 26 £45,000 -14.28%
Brighton +22 24 £52,500 +72.13% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 24 £47,500 -7.31% 4
East Midlands +26 19 £46,250 -15.90% 5
Cambridge +13 19 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Bristol -18 17 £45,000 - 7
North Yorkshire +23 16 £42,500 -12.37% 1
Wiltshire +33 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Ipswich +26 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Guildford +25 15 £58,750 +11.90%
Suffolk +16 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Abingdon - 15 £33,250 -
Wales +23 14 £42,500 - 1

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2485 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1839 (74.00%) Linux
3 1601 (64.43%) Puppet
4 1321 (53.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1171 (47.12%) Amazon AWS
6 1170 (47.08%) Python
7 1023 (41.17%) Ansible
8 964 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
9 902 (36.30%) Jenkins
10 900 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
11 799 (32.15%) Configuration Management
12 794 (31.95%) Ruby
13 729 (29.34%) Bash Shell
14 714 (28.73%) Docker
15 672 (27.04%) Java
16 562 (22.62%) Windows
17 541 (21.77%) Git (software)
18 466 (18.75%) VMware
19 465 (18.71%) Unix
20 463 (18.63%) Perl
21 422 (16.98%) MySQL
22 407 (16.38%) SQL
23 396 (15.94%) Open Source
24 385 (15.49%) PowerShell
25 366 (14.73%) Apache
26 356 (14.33%) Web Services
27 335 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
28 329 (13.24%) Finance
29 324 (13.04%) PHP
30 316 (12.72%) Red Hat

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
1 366 (14.73%) Apache
2 279 (11.23%) Tomcat
3 220 (8.85%) OpenStack
4 198 (7.97%) IIS
5 145 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
6 116 (4.67%) JBoss
7 114 (4.59%) nginx
8 104 (4.19%) Confluence
9 95 (3.82%) WebLogic
10 88 (3.54%) WebSphere
11 79 (3.18%) CloudStack
12 30 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
13 26 (1.05%) CMS
14 24 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
15 22 (0.89%) Apache Spark
16 18 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 16 (0.64%) Drupal
18 15 (0.60%) Jetty
19 11 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 105 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) assyst
3 3 (0.12%) Documaker
4 2 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1171 (47.12%) Amazon AWS
2 315 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (7.93%) Amazon EC2
4 141 (5.67%) SaaS
5 133 (5.35%) Amazon S3
6 113 (4.55%) GitHub
7 111 (4.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 108 (4.35%) PaaS
9 101 (4.06%) IaaS
10 77 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
11 68 (2.74%) Route 53
12 63 (2.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 51 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
14 50 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 46 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 44 (1.77%) CloudFront
17 43 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (1.25%) OpenShift
19 29 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
20 20 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 250 (10.06%) Firewall
2 198 (7.97%) DNS
3 109 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 89 (3.58%) HTTP
5 76 (3.06%) SAN
6 50 (2.01%) SSL
7 46 (1.85%) LDAP
8 45 (1.81%) VPN
9 43 (1.73%) Internet
10 35 (1.41%) VoIP
11 24 (0.97%) LAN
12 23 (0.93%) Kerberos
13 22 (0.89%) DHCP
14 20 (0.80%) VLAN
15 19 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (0.68%) SNMP
17 14 (0.56%) Broadband
17 14 (0.56%) IPv6
17 14 (0.56%) WAN
18 13 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (16.98%) MySQL
2 225 (9.05%) MongoDB
3 190 (7.65%) SQL Server
4 178 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 113 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 98 (3.94%) Big Data
7 97 (3.90%) Redis
8 93 (3.74%) Hadoop
9 81 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
10 77 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 48 (1.93%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
13 25 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 16 (0.64%) HBase
17 13 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (0.44%) DB2
19 10 (0.40%) Riak
19 10 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 902 (36.30%) Jenkins
2 541 (21.77%) Git (software)
3 277 (11.15%) TeamCity
4 213 (8.57%) Maven
5 211 (8.49%) JIRA
6 193 (7.77%) Vagrant
7 189 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 139 (5.59%) Subversion
9 128 (5.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 72 (2.90%) Ant
11 69 (2.78%) Hudson
12 55 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
13 48 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 43 (1.73%) Bitbucket
15 35 (1.41%) Gradle
16 33 (1.33%) SonarQube
17 32 (1.29%) Selenium
18 29 (1.17%) Visual Studio
19 28 (1.13%) Cucumber
20 26 (1.05%) Artifactory
General
1 329 (13.24%) Finance
2 131 (5.27%) Law
3 89 (3.58%) Games
4 69 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 66 (2.66%) Marketing
6 65 (2.62%) Retail
7 45 (1.81%) Banking
8 43 (1.73%) Publishing
9 38 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.97%) Advertising
12 17 (0.68%) Electronics
13 11 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.32%) Legal
15 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.20%) Local Government
17 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.12%) Automotive
18 1 (0.040%) Billing
18 1 (0.040%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (14.33%) Web Services
2 307 (12.35%) .NET
3 225 (9.05%) LAMP
4 146 (5.88%) Node.js
5 78 (3.14%) ELK Stack
6 66 (2.66%) Middleware
7 49 (1.97%) ASP.NET
7 49 (1.97%) RESTful
8 48 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
9 46 (1.85%) REST
10 45 (1.81%) JSON
11 44 (1.77%) HTML
12 41 (1.65%) Velocity
13 39 (1.57%) CSS
14 38 (1.53%) ActiveMQ
15 37 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
15 37 (1.49%) Sensu
16 33 (1.33%) Kafka
17 31 (1.25%) J2EE
17 31 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 147 (5.92%) Fintech
2 120 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 51 (2.05%) Data Centre
4 47 (1.89%) User Experience
5 43 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (1.73%) Private Cloud
6 37 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 34 (1.37%) Clustering
8 32 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 24 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 23 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 23 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 20 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
14 18 (0.72%) IPTV
15 16 (0.64%) Cloud Native
15 16 (0.64%) Hedge funds
15 16 (0.64%) Online Games
16 15 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1839 (74.00%) Linux
2 562 (22.62%) Windows
3 465 (18.71%) Unix
4 277 (11.15%) CentOS
5 272 (10.95%) Ubuntu
6 255 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 135 (5.43%) Windows Server
8 78 (3.14%) Debian
9 32 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (1.17%) Android
11 28 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.09%) FreeBSD
13 26 (1.05%) Solaris
14 25 (1.01%) Mac OS X
15 21 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.60%) CoreOS
17 13 (0.52%) Mesosphere
18 10 (0.40%) SUSE
19 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
20 8 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2485 (100.00%) DevOps
2 964 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 900 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
4 799 (32.15%) Configuration Management
5 396 (15.94%) Open Source
6 297 (11.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 286 (11.51%) Scrum
8 228 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 189 (7.61%) E-Commerce
10 187 (7.53%) High Availability
11 116 (4.67%) ITIL
12 113 (4.55%) TDD
13 107 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 106 (4.27%) Microservices
15 105 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
16 93 (3.74%) Software Delivery
17 86 (3.46%) Mentoring
17 86 (3.46%) Migration
18 85 (3.42%) Auto-Scaling
19 82 (3.30%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1170 (47.08%) Python
2 794 (31.95%) Ruby
3 729 (29.34%) Bash Shell
4 672 (27.04%) Java
5 463 (18.63%) Perl
6 407 (16.38%) SQL
7 385 (15.49%) PowerShell
8 324 (13.04%) PHP
9 185 (7.44%) Shell Script
10 174 (7.00%) JavaScript
11 154 (6.20%) C#
12 103 (4.14%) C++
13 68 (2.74%) Groovy
14 58 (2.33%) C
15 35 (1.41%) Go
16 29 (1.17%) Scala
17 16 (0.64%) Bourne shell
18 15 (0.60%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.52%) Korn
20 10 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (5.96%) Degree
2 43 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.01%) AWS Certification
4 15 (0.60%) RHCE
4 15 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.28%) PhD
7 6 (0.24%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.20%) CCNP
8 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.20%) MCSE
8 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.16%) CCNA
9 4 (0.16%) CISSP
9 4 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.12%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.080%) CCDE
11 2 (0.080%) CCIE
11 2 (0.080%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.99%) QA
2 29 (1.17%) SLA
3 23 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.36%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.16%) DICOM
6 4 (0.16%) HL7
6 4 (0.16%) Section 508
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.080%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 714 (28.73%) Docker
2 335 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (5.39%) Xen
4 108 (4.35%) vSphere
5 79 (3.18%) XenServer
6 78 (3.14%) NFS
7 77 (3.10%) KVM
8 66 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
9 64 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
10 51 (2.05%) Hyper-V
11 39 (1.57%) Active Directory
12 33 (1.33%) VirtualBox
13 22 (0.89%) Varnish
14 15 (0.60%) iptables
14 15 (0.60%) LXC
15 12 (0.48%) VMware ESX
16 10 (0.40%) Squid
17 9 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 9 (0.36%) Samba
18 7 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1601 (64.43%) Puppet
2 1321 (53.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1023 (41.17%) Ansible
4 256 (10.30%) Nagios
5 239 (9.62%) Salt
6 182 (7.32%) Kubernetes
7 127 (5.11%) Cobbler
8 104 (4.19%) Terraform
9 96 (3.86%) ZABBIX
10 80 (3.22%) Tivoli
11 73 (2.94%) Mesos
12 63 (2.54%) Packer
13 58 (2.33%) Graphite
14 43 (1.73%) HAProxy
15 41 (1.65%) CFEngine
16 36 (1.45%) Kibana
17 30 (1.21%) Grafana
17 30 (1.21%) Icinga
18 29 (1.17%) logstash
19 25 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 466 (18.75%) VMware
2 316 (12.72%) Red Hat
3 281 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 175 (7.04%) Oracle
5 113 (4.55%) Google
6 111 (4.47%) Cisco
7 90 (3.62%) SaltStack
8 78 (3.14%) EnterpriseDB
8 78 (3.14%) Rackspace
9 75 (3.02%) Splunk
10 71 (2.86%) AppDynamics
10 71 (2.86%) HP
11 68 (2.74%) New Relic
12 65 (2.62%) Atlassian
13 34 (1.37%) F5
14 27 (1.09%) IBM
15 19 (0.76%) Coverity
16 18 (0.72%) Sitecore
17 17 (0.68%) Juniper
17 17 (0.68%) SAP
Brighton, East Sussex
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £69000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per day + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £6500 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus bonus and substantial benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefots
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pot. equity, free beer
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare + ..
Posted: 17 hours ago