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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 246 378 493
Rank change year-on-year
+132 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1296 882 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.83% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 715 453
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 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 July 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 +125 1238 £60,000 +4.34% 185
London +107 771 £65,000 +8.33% 118
South East +89 195 £52,500 - 17
City of London +80 145 £70,000 +16.66% 27
Berkshire +57 95 £50,000 +14.28% 4
Reading +52 76 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire +58 74 £42,500 -10.52% 8
South West +24 73 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Yorkshire +23 48 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East of England +39 47 £47,500 +5.55% 7
North West +27 41 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Manchester +24 37 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Surrey +41 33 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East Sussex +30 32 £51,250 +68.03% 4
Leeds +8 32 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Somerset +18 28 £50,000 -4.30% 1
Bath - 28 £50,000 - 1
Brighton +25 26 £52,500 +72.13% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 25 £47,500 +2.70% 4
East Midlands +24 22 £45,000 -22.41% 5
Scotland +19 21 £50,000 -2.43% 4
North Yorkshire +42 19 £50,000 +3.09%
Cambridge -5 19 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Bristol -12 19 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Edinburgh +10 17 £50,000 -2.43% 3
York +25 16 £57,500 +18.55%
Wiltshire +30 15 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -27 13 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Newbury +12 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Chippenham +7 11 £40,000 -23.80%

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2594 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1895 (73.05%) Linux
3 1666 (64.23%) Puppet
4 1348 (51.97%) Opscode Chef
5 1262 (48.65%) Python
6 1252 (48.27%) Amazon AWS
7 1084 (41.79%) Ansible
8 974 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
9 919 (35.43%) Jenkins
10 917 (35.35%) Continuous Integration
11 839 (32.34%) Configuration Management
12 822 (31.69%) Ruby
13 781 (30.11%) Bash Shell
14 748 (28.84%) Docker
15 666 (25.67%) Java
16 610 (23.52%) Windows
17 552 (21.28%) Git (software)
18 500 (19.28%) Perl
19 492 (18.97%) VMware
20 444 (17.12%) Unix
21 441 (17.00%) SQL
22 422 (16.27%) MySQL
23 414 (15.96%) PowerShell
24 410 (15.81%) Open Source
25 397 (15.30%) Apache
26 380 (14.65%) Web Services
27 357 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
28 356 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
29 354 (13.65%) Finance
30 335 (12.91%) PHP

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 (15.30%) Apache
2 289 (11.14%) Tomcat
3 223 (8.60%) OpenStack
4 214 (8.25%) IIS
5 164 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
6 128 (4.93%) nginx
7 117 (4.51%) Confluence
8 115 (4.43%) JBoss
9 98 (3.78%) WebLogic
10 94 (3.62%) WebSphere
11 85 (3.28%) CloudStack
12 31 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (1.04%) CMS
14 23 (0.89%) Apache Spark
15 22 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.77%) Drupal
16 20 (0.77%) SharePoint
17 17 (0.66%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.58%) Jetty
19 11 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 121 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.58%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) assyst
3 3 (0.12%) Documaker
3 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1252 (48.27%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (7.98%) Amazon EC2
4 143 (5.51%) SaaS
5 141 (5.44%) Amazon S3
6 132 (5.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 107 (4.12%) PaaS
8 106 (4.09%) GitHub
8 106 (4.09%) IaaS
9 85 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
10 68 (2.62%) Route 53
11 60 (2.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 57 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 55 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 53 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 52 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 42 (1.62%) CloudFront
17 34 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
18 33 (1.27%) OpenShift
19 24 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (8.87%) Firewall
2 175 (6.75%) DNS
3 120 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 89 (3.43%) HTTP
5 75 (2.89%) SAN
6 51 (1.97%) Internet
7 49 (1.89%) SSL
8 44 (1.70%) LDAP
8 44 (1.70%) VPN
9 35 (1.35%) VoIP
10 29 (1.12%) Kerberos
11 21 (0.81%) LAN
12 18 (0.69%) BIG-IP
12 18 (0.69%) DHCP
12 18 (0.69%) SNMP
12 18 (0.69%) VLAN
13 17 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 15 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (0.58%) IPv6
15 14 (0.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (16.27%) MySQL
2 238 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 196 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 169 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 113 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 95 (3.66%) Big Data
7 91 (3.51%) Redis
8 88 (3.39%) Hadoop
9 85 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
10 71 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (1.70%) Relational Database
12 27 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 27 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.50%) HBase
16 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.39%) DB2
17 10 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 919 (35.43%) Jenkins
2 552 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 284 (10.95%) TeamCity
4 239 (9.21%) JIRA
5 216 (8.33%) Maven
6 200 (7.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 177 (6.82%) Vagrant
8 157 (6.05%) Subversion
9 140 (5.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 79 (3.05%) Ant
11 69 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
12 67 (2.58%) Hudson
13 58 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 51 (1.97%) Bitbucket
15 37 (1.43%) SonarQube
16 32 (1.23%) Gradle
17 31 (1.20%) Selenium
18 30 (1.16%) Visual Studio
19 27 (1.04%) Travis CI
20 26 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 354 (13.65%) Finance
2 128 (4.93%) Law
3 86 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 84 (3.24%) Games
5 73 (2.81%) Retail
6 62 (2.39%) Banking
7 61 (2.35%) Marketing
8 38 (1.46%) Publishing
9 37 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.93%) Advertising
11 23 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.66%) Electronics
13 16 (0.62%) Legal
14 14 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.12%) Automotive
17 2 (0.077%) Billing
17 2 (0.077%) Local Government
18 1 (0.039%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (14.65%) Web Services
2 316 (12.18%) .NET
3 234 (9.02%) LAMP
4 159 (6.13%) Node.js
5 95 (3.66%) ELK Stack
6 55 (2.12%) Middleware
7 54 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 53 (2.04%) JSON
9 52 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
9 52 (2.00%) Velocity
10 49 (1.89%) HTML
10 49 (1.89%) RESTful
11 45 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
12 43 (1.66%) REST
13 41 (1.58%) Sensu
14 39 (1.50%) CSS
15 38 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
16 34 (1.31%) J2EE
17 31 (1.20%) Kafka
18 30 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 147 (5.67%) Fintech
2 132 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 50 (1.93%) Data Centre
4 49 (1.89%) User Experience
5 47 (1.81%) Private Cloud
6 46 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 39 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.23%) Digital Media
10 31 (1.20%) Clustering
11 28 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.04%) Virtual Team
13 25 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 21 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 20 (0.77%) PKI
16 17 (0.66%) Cloud Native
17 16 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 16 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
18 15 (0.58%) IPTV
18 15 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1895 (73.05%) Linux
2 610 (23.52%) Windows
3 444 (17.12%) Unix
4 264 (10.18%) Ubuntu
5 260 (10.02%) CentOS
6 235 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 147 (5.67%) Windows Server
8 70 (2.70%) Debian
9 36 (1.39%) FreeBSD
10 34 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (1.04%) Android
12 26 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 25 (0.96%) Solaris
14 24 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 23 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.50%) CoreOS
16 13 (0.50%) Mesosphere
17 11 (0.42%) SUSE
18 9 (0.35%) Fedora
19 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2594 (100.00%) DevOps
2 974 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
3 917 (35.35%) Continuous Integration
4 839 (32.34%) Configuration Management
5 410 (15.81%) Open Source
6 302 (11.64%) Scrum
7 296 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 224 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 178 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 161 (6.21%) High Availability
11 124 (4.78%) TDD
12 113 (4.36%) ITIL
13 103 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 103 (3.97%) Microservices
14 102 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
15 98 (3.78%) Migration
16 93 (3.59%) Software Delivery
17 90 (3.47%) SDLC
18 89 (3.43%) Auto-Scaling
19 82 (3.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1262 (48.65%) Python
2 822 (31.69%) Ruby
3 781 (30.11%) Bash Shell
4 666 (25.67%) Java
5 500 (19.28%) Perl
6 441 (17.00%) SQL
7 414 (15.96%) PowerShell
8 335 (12.91%) PHP
9 192 (7.40%) JavaScript
10 187 (7.21%) Shell Script
11 164 (6.32%) C#
12 109 (4.20%) C++
13 85 (3.28%) Groovy
14 71 (2.74%) C
15 42 (1.62%) Go
16 36 (1.39%) Scala
17 16 (0.62%) Bourne shell
18 15 (0.58%) Korn
18 15 (0.58%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 174 (6.71%) Degree
2 38 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.20%) AWS Certification
4 15 (0.58%) RHCE
5 10 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.31%) PhD
7 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.19%) MCSE
9 5 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.15%) CCNA
10 4 (0.15%) CCNP
11 2 (0.077%) CCDE
11 2 (0.077%) CCIE
11 2 (0.077%) CCSP
11 2 (0.077%) PMP
12 1 (0.039%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.039%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (5.44%) QA
2 29 (1.12%) SLA
3 21 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.35%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.15%) DICOM
6 4 (0.15%) HL7
6 4 (0.15%) Section 508
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.077%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 748 (28.84%) Docker
2 357 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (5.32%) Xen
4 106 (4.09%) vSphere
5 80 (3.08%) XenServer
6 74 (2.85%) KVM
6 74 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (2.54%) NFS
8 65 (2.51%) Hyper-V
9 60 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 40 (1.54%) Active Directory
11 33 (1.27%) VirtualBox
12 32 (1.23%) Varnish
13 16 (0.62%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.58%) iptables
15 13 (0.50%) LXC
16 10 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 10 (0.39%) GlusterFS
16 10 (0.39%) Squid
17 9 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1666 (64.23%) Puppet
2 1348 (51.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1084 (41.79%) Ansible
4 250 (9.64%) Nagios
5 242 (9.33%) Salt
6 205 (7.90%) Kubernetes
7 121 (4.66%) Terraform
8 118 (4.55%) Cobbler
9 98 (3.78%) ZABBIX
10 80 (3.08%) Tivoli
11 76 (2.93%) Mesos
12 73 (2.81%) Packer
13 53 (2.04%) Graphite
14 46 (1.77%) HAProxy
15 42 (1.62%) Kibana
16 35 (1.35%) logstash
17 30 (1.16%) CFEngine
17 30 (1.16%) Consul
18 29 (1.12%) Icinga
19 27 (1.04%) Grafana
Vendors
1 492 (18.97%) VMware
2 314 (12.10%) Red Hat
3 310 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 177 (6.82%) Oracle
5 123 (4.74%) Google
6 97 (3.74%) Cisco
7 89 (3.43%) Rackspace
8 88 (3.39%) SaltStack
9 83 (3.20%) Splunk
10 79 (3.05%) EnterpriseDB
11 75 (2.89%) HP
12 73 (2.81%) Atlassian
13 70 (2.70%) AppDynamics
14 68 (2.62%) New Relic
15 34 (1.31%) F5
16 26 (1.00%) IBM
17 25 (0.96%) Coverity
18 19 (0.73%) Citrix
19 17 (0.66%) SAP
19 17 (0.66%) Sitecore
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £60,000, on-site Cafe, Season ticket
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +10% annual bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £55,000 + 20% bonus + relocation pac
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday