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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
UK
Rank 216 326 425
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +99
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1288 962 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 0.95% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.99% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 822 554
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +108 1252 £60,000 +9.09% 220
London +113 742 £65,000 - 131
South East +102 178 £50,000 -4.76% 24
City of London +25 115 £65,000 -3.70% 30
North West +27 92 £52,500 +10.52% 13
Yorkshire -6 85 £50,000 +17.64% 21
Manchester +17 82 £51,500 +8.42% 11
Berkshire +95 80 £60,000 +4.34% 8
West Yorkshire +3 67 £53,750 +22.15% 14
Leeds +23 66 £55,000 +22.22% 13
East of England +24 49 £52,500 +19.31% 12
Reading +78 45 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Surrey +50 36 £51,000 -2.85% 5
West Midlands +55 33 £52,500 +44.82% 4
East Midlands +8 33 £47,500 -3.06% 3
South West +28 27 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Hertfordshire +28 22 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Nottingham +21 22 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 22 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire 0 18 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Warwick - 18 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 18 £50,000 -
Sheffield +24 17 £52,500 +50.00% 3
South Yorkshire +20 17 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Scotland +24 16 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Hampshire +8 16 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Cambridge +19 15 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 15 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Edinburgh +8 13 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North East - 13 £32,500 - 6

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2655 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1960 (73.82%) Linux
3 1495 (56.31%) Puppet
4 1474 (55.52%) Python
5 1320 (49.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1274 (47.98%) Amazon AWS
7 1204 (45.35%) Ansible
8 1048 (39.47%) Jenkins
9 961 (36.20%) Continuous Integration
10 916 (34.50%) Configuration Management
11 906 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
12 883 (33.26%) Ruby
13 874 (32.92%) Bash Shell
13 874 (32.92%) Docker
14 734 (27.65%) Java
15 630 (23.73%) Git (software)
16 608 (22.90%) Windows
17 524 (19.74%) SQL
18 467 (17.59%) Unix
19 432 (16.27%) Perl
20 431 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
21 381 (14.35%) Finance
22 364 (13.71%) Scrum
23 360 (13.56%) PowerShell
24 355 (13.37%) Red Hat
25 352 (13.26%) MySQL
26 351 (13.22%) Web Services
27 344 (12.96%) Open Source
28 336 (12.66%) VMware
29 333 (12.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 312 (11.75%) Apache
2 254 (9.57%) IIS
3 198 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
3 198 (7.46%) OpenStack
4 160 (6.03%) Tomcat
5 133 (5.01%) nginx
6 127 (4.78%) JBoss
7 116 (4.37%) CloudStack
8 112 (4.22%) WebSphere
9 106 (3.99%) WebLogic
10 96 (3.62%) Confluence
11 46 (1.73%) Apache Spark
12 36 (1.36%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.49%) WordPress
16 8 (0.30%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.30%) CMS
16 8 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 69 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.30%) HipChat
3 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.11%) MS Office
4 2 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.49%) Magento
3 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.038%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1274 (47.98%) Amazon AWS
2 431 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (6.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 151 (5.69%) SaaS
5 144 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
6 95 (3.58%) GitHub
7 91 (3.43%) Amazon S3
8 73 (2.75%) IaaS
9 68 (2.56%) PaaS
10 64 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 60 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
12 53 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 52 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
13 52 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
14 39 (1.47%) Route 53
15 38 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
16 32 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 27 (1.02%) Heroku
18 21 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 21 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 163 (6.14%) Firewall
2 129 (4.86%) DNS
3 113 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 107 (4.03%) Internet
5 104 (3.92%) HTTP
6 50 (1.88%) Kerberos
6 50 (1.88%) LDAP
7 49 (1.85%) SSL
8 35 (1.32%) Network Security
9 32 (1.21%) LAN
10 28 (1.05%) VPN
11 27 (1.02%) WAN
12 21 (0.79%) DHCP
13 19 (0.72%) SSH
14 16 (0.60%) SMTP
14 16 (0.60%) VLAN
15 15 (0.56%) Unicast
16 14 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (0.53%) Multicast
16 14 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (13.26%) MySQL
2 198 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 174 (6.55%) MongoDB
4 171 (6.44%) SQL Server
5 103 (3.88%) Big Data
6 100 (3.77%) Redis
7 99 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
8 80 (3.01%) Hadoop
8 80 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 68 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 64 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (0.68%) Neo4j
12 18 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.56%) Blockchain
15 14 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.53%) Event Store
16 13 (0.49%) BigQuery
17 12 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1048 (39.47%) Jenkins
2 630 (23.73%) Git (software)
3 274 (10.32%) TeamCity
4 216 (8.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 192 (7.23%) JIRA
6 175 (6.59%) Vagrant
7 157 (5.91%) Subversion
8 148 (5.57%) Maven
9 144 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 101 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 84 (3.16%) Ant
12 69 (2.60%) Hudson
13 57 (2.15%) MSBuild
14 55 (2.07%) Travis CI
15 46 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 39 (1.47%) Gradle
17 38 (1.43%) Bitbucket
18 35 (1.32%) Selenium
19 31 (1.17%) git-flow
20 30 (1.13%) JUnit
General
1 381 (14.35%) Finance
2 122 (4.60%) Games
3 121 (4.56%) Banking
4 92 (3.47%) Marketing
5 73 (2.75%) Retail
6 58 (2.18%) Advertising
7 56 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 24 (0.90%) Electronics
9 23 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.87%) Publishing
10 21 (0.79%) Law
11 20 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.72%) Legal
13 16 (0.60%) Front Office
14 13 (0.49%) Billing
15 8 (0.30%) Back Office
16 6 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.11%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.075%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (13.22%) Web Services
2 321 (12.09%) .NET
3 190 (7.16%) Node.js
4 151 (5.69%) LAMP
5 97 (3.65%) Elastic Stack
6 76 (2.86%) HTML
7 56 (2.11%) Kafka
8 52 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 52 (1.96%) REST
9 46 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
10 43 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
10 43 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 43 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
11 41 (1.54%) RESTful
12 40 (1.51%) Spring
13 39 (1.47%) CSS
13 39 (1.47%) Middleware
14 35 (1.32%) Sensu
15 29 (1.09%) J2EE
16 26 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (4.56%) Fintech
2 109 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 84 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 59 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 46 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 35 (1.32%) PKI
8 33 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 28 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 25 (0.94%) Clustering
11 20 (0.75%) iPad
12 18 (0.68%) Replication
13 15 (0.56%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.56%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.53%) Equities
14 14 (0.53%) User Experience
15 12 (0.45%) Cybercrime
15 12 (0.45%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1960 (73.82%) Linux
2 608 (22.90%) Windows
3 467 (17.59%) Unix
4 333 (12.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 315 (11.86%) CentOS
6 225 (8.47%) Ubuntu
7 154 (5.80%) Windows Server
8 99 (3.73%) Debian
9 58 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (1.73%) Solaris
11 37 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (1.05%) Fedora
13 16 (0.60%) CoreOS
14 15 (0.56%) Android
14 15 (0.56%) FreeBSD
15 13 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.45%) VMS
17 11 (0.41%) SmartOS
18 7 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
18 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2655 (100.00%) DevOps
2 961 (36.20%) Continuous Integration
3 916 (34.50%) Configuration Management
4 906 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
5 364 (13.71%) Scrum
6 344 (12.96%) Open Source
7 239 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 176 (6.63%) Continuous Deployment
9 174 (6.55%) E-Commerce
10 172 (6.48%) Microservices
11 168 (6.33%) Software Engineering
12 127 (4.78%) High Availability
13 111 (4.18%) DSDM
14 107 (4.03%) TDD
15 104 (3.92%) Migration
16 98 (3.69%) ITIL
16 98 (3.69%) SDLC
17 88 (3.31%) Build Automation
18 82 (3.09%) Analytics
18 82 (3.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1474 (55.52%) Python
2 883 (33.26%) Ruby
3 874 (32.92%) Bash Shell
4 734 (27.65%) Java
5 524 (19.74%) SQL
6 432 (16.27%) Perl
7 360 (13.56%) PowerShell
8 289 (10.89%) PHP
9 201 (7.57%) JavaScript
9 201 (7.57%) Shell Script
10 164 (6.18%) C#
11 138 (5.20%) Go
12 122 (4.60%) C++
13 112 (4.22%) Groovy
14 108 (4.07%) Scala
15 76 (2.86%) C
16 24 (0.90%) Korn
17 20 (0.75%) Bourne shell
18 17 (0.64%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (6.29%) Degree
2 71 (2.67%) AWS Certification
3 49 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 24 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.30%) CCNA
5 8 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.30%) RHCE
6 7 (0.26%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.075%) CISA
8 2 (0.075%) CISM
8 2 (0.075%) CISSP
8 2 (0.075%) GSLC
9 1 (0.038%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.038%) CCA
9 1 (0.038%) MBA
9 1 (0.038%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.24%) QA
2 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.34%) GCP
5 4 (0.15%) SLA
6 2 (0.075%) COBIT
6 2 (0.075%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.075%) Section 508
7 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) UCITS
System Software
1 874 (32.92%) Docker
2 223 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (5.46%) Xen
4 127 (4.78%) vSphere
5 116 (4.37%) XenServer
6 113 (4.26%) Active Directory
7 49 (1.85%) KVM
8 44 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (1.17%) VirtualBox
10 25 (0.94%) LXC
11 24 (0.90%) Varnish
12 23 (0.87%) Hyper-V
13 14 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 14 (0.53%) vCloud
14 13 (0.49%) etcd
14 13 (0.49%) NFS
15 9 (0.34%) flannel
15 9 (0.34%) iptables
16 8 (0.30%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.30%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1495 (56.31%) Puppet
2 1320 (49.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1204 (45.35%) Ansible
4 317 (11.94%) Terraform
5 277 (10.43%) Kubernetes
6 185 (6.97%) Nagios
7 138 (5.20%) Salt
8 104 (3.92%) Mesos
9 86 (3.24%) Cobbler
9 86 (3.24%) Tivoli
10 64 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
11 62 (2.34%) ZABBIX
12 59 (2.22%) Packer
13 55 (2.07%) rkt
14 50 (1.88%) Graphite
15 48 (1.81%) Kibana
16 42 (1.58%) logstash
17 34 (1.28%) HAProxy
17 34 (1.28%) Rancher
18 29 (1.09%) Consul
Vendors
1 355 (13.37%) Red Hat
2 336 (12.66%) VMware
3 266 (10.02%) Microsoft
4 261 (9.83%) Oracle
5 113 (4.26%) Atlassian
6 108 (4.07%) EnterpriseDB
7 82 (3.09%) Google
7 82 (3.09%) SaltStack
8 78 (2.94%) Splunk
9 77 (2.90%) New Relic
10 41 (1.54%) Rackspace
11 30 (1.13%) Trend Micro
12 29 (1.09%) AppDynamics
13 24 (0.90%) Sybase
14 23 (0.87%) Cisco
15 22 (0.83%) IBM
15 22 (0.83%) SAP
15 22 (0.83%) ServiceNow
16 21 (0.79%) Citrix
17 19 (0.72%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum, Benefits Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum (Inlude Lifstyle benefits!)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West
Morson International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 70,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday