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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 354 512 679
Rank change year-on-year
+158 +167
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 790 477 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 642 359 179
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 +135 755 £57,500 +4.54% 117
London +94 479 £60,000 +9.09% 64
City of London +79 87 £60,000 -7.69% 25
South East +34 82 £52,500 -6.25% 12
South West +42 63 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Bristol +30 52 £53,750 +22.85% 2
Yorkshire +14 43 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Yorkshire +18 39 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Leeds +12 38 £47,500 +15.15% 4
East of England +14 31 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Berkshire +24 29 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands - 26 £51,250 - 1
North West +15 23 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +11 17 £47,500 - 7
Hampshire +11 17 £52,500 -6.25% 1
Reading - 17 £42,500 - 5
Cambridge +17 15 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Scotland +22 14 £57,500 +59.72% 8
Coventry - 14 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +16 13 £51,250 -14.58% 3
Manchester +14 12 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Edinburgh +20 10 £60,000 +66.66% 7
Kent +14 10 £65,000 +13.04%
Brighton +28 9 £30,500 -26.06%
East Sussex +17 9 £30,500 -28.23%
Suffolk 0 8 £50,000 - 1
Ipswich -9 8 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire +2 7 £45,000 +73.07% 5
Leatherhead - 7 £50,000 -
Ealing - 6 £58,500 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1538 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1303 (84.72%) Linux
3 1014 (65.93%) Puppet
4 845 (54.94%) Opscode Chef
5 769 (50.00%) Python
6 591 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
7 589 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
8 575 (37.39%) Configuration Management
9 552 (35.89%) Ruby
10 523 (34.01%) Continuous Integration
11 520 (33.81%) Bash Shell
12 518 (33.68%) Jenkins
13 459 (29.84%) Java
14 415 (26.98%) Windows
15 404 (26.27%) Git (software)
16 387 (25.16%) Perl
17 386 (25.10%) MySQL
18 378 (24.58%) Ansible
19 348 (22.63%) Apache
20 322 (20.94%) PHP
21 299 (19.44%) UNIX
22 278 (18.08%) Nagios
23 264 (17.17%) PowerShell
24 250 (16.25%) VMware
25 249 (16.19%) CentOS
26 244 (15.86%) nginx
27 240 (15.60%) Red Hat
28 235 (15.28%) Web Services
29 229 (14.89%) SQL
30 224 (14.56%) Ubuntu

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 348 (22.63%) Apache
2 244 (15.86%) nginx
3 177 (11.51%) IIS
4 171 (11.12%) Tomcat
5 144 (9.36%) OpenStack
6 68 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
7 59 (3.84%) JBoss
8 49 (3.19%) Node.js
9 29 (1.89%) Confluence
10 28 (1.82%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.24%) MediaWiki
12 18 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (1.11%) Drupal
14 14 (0.91%) Jetty
15 13 (0.85%) Moodle
16 11 (0.72%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.59%) CMS
18 8 (0.52%) Alfresco
19 6 (0.39%) Mule
20 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) assyst
2 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.20%) Tridion
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 589 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (6.89%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (5.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 58 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 55 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (2.73%) IaaS
8 39 (2.54%) PaaS
9 34 (2.21%) SaaS
10 33 (2.15%) Route 53
11 31 (2.02%) Amazon ELB
12 28 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 28 (1.82%) GitHub
13 23 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (1.24%) Amazon Glacier
16 17 (1.11%) Heroku
17 16 (1.04%) CloudFront
18 14 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
18 14 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 146 (9.49%) DNS
2 130 (8.45%) Firewall
3 91 (5.92%) HTTP
3 91 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 68 (4.42%) LDAP
5 64 (4.16%) LAN
5 64 (4.16%) WAN
6 59 (3.84%) Internet
7 53 (3.45%) VPN
8 47 (3.06%) Network Security
9 36 (2.34%) IPsec
10 35 (2.28%) SSL
10 35 (2.28%) DHCP
11 29 (1.89%) SSH
11 29 (1.89%) SAN
12 23 (1.50%) IPv6
12 23 (1.50%) OSPF
12 23 (1.50%) BGP
13 21 (1.37%) EIGRP
14 20 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (25.10%) MySQL
2 156 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 151 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 142 (9.23%) MongoDB
5 111 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
6 101 (6.57%) Redis
7 73 (4.75%) Big Data
8 70 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 67 (4.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 61 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 32 (2.08%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
14 21 (1.37%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.91%) HBase
16 12 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.59%) DB2
17 9 (0.59%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 518 (33.68%) Jenkins
2 404 (26.27%) Git (software)
3 144 (9.36%) Subversion
4 133 (8.65%) Hudson
5 106 (6.89%) Maven
6 100 (6.50%) TeamCity
7 95 (6.18%) JIRA
8 42 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (1.89%) Ant
10 28 (1.82%) Artifactory
11 27 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.50%) Visual Studio
13 20 (1.30%) Mercurial
13 20 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.17%) JUnit
15 15 (0.98%) Gradle
16 12 (0.78%) MSBuild
17 7 (0.46%) ClearCase
17 7 (0.46%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 149 (9.69%) Finance
2 68 (4.42%) Games
3 64 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.28%) Banking
4 35 (2.28%) Marketing
5 33 (2.15%) Retail
6 29 (1.89%) Publishing
7 28 (1.82%) Back Office
8 24 (1.56%) Legal
9 20 (1.30%) Advertising
10 19 (1.24%) Law
11 9 (0.59%) Online Betting
12 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.46%) Electronics
13 7 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.065%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.065%) Automotive
16 1 (0.065%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (15.28%) Web Services
2 192 (12.48%) .NET
3 174 (11.31%) LAMP
4 58 (3.77%) J2EE
5 55 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
6 41 (2.67%) Servlets
7 36 (2.34%) REST
8 32 (2.08%) Memcached
8 32 (2.08%) SOAP
9 29 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 28 (1.82%) RESTful
11 26 (1.69%) XML
12 25 (1.63%) HTML
13 22 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
13 22 (1.43%) MCollective
14 20 (1.30%) Django
15 18 (1.17%) Middleware
16 17 (1.11%) CSS
17 12 (0.78%) JSP
17 12 (0.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.16%) Computer Science
2 63 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 40 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.28%) Private Cloud
4 35 (2.28%) Digital Media
5 34 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 30 (1.95%) Public Cloud
7 28 (1.82%) Replication
8 24 (1.56%) Wiki
8 24 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
9 23 (1.50%) User Experience
9 23 (1.50%) Clustering
10 19 (1.24%) E-Learning
11 14 (0.91%) Social Media
12 13 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.85%) PKI
13 12 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.78%) Learning Management System
13 12 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1303 (84.72%) Linux
2 415 (26.98%) Windows
3 299 (19.44%) UNIX
4 249 (16.19%) CentOS
5 224 (14.56%) Ubuntu
6 189 (12.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (4.62%) Debian
8 64 (4.16%) Solaris
9 43 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 19 (1.24%) Android
14 10 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.59%) AIX
16 8 (0.52%) SUSE
16 8 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (0.39%) CoreOS
18 5 (0.33%) Fedora
18 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1538 (100.00%) DevOps
2 591 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
3 575 (37.39%) Configuration Management
4 523 (34.01%) Continuous Integration
5 172 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 168 (10.92%) Scrum
7 150 (9.75%) E-Commerce
8 144 (9.36%) Open Source
9 100 (6.50%) Build Automation
10 91 (5.92%) Software Engineering
11 71 (4.62%) TDD
11 71 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 60 (3.90%) Load Balancing
12 60 (3.90%) Automated Testing
13 54 (3.51%) ITIL
14 53 (3.45%) Kanban
15 48 (3.12%) Software Delivery
16 47 (3.06%) Release Management
17 46 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
18 45 (2.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 769 (50.00%) Python
2 552 (35.89%) Ruby
3 520 (33.81%) Bash Shell
4 459 (29.84%) Java
5 387 (25.16%) Perl
6 322 (20.94%) PHP
7 264 (17.17%) PowerShell
8 229 (14.89%) SQL
9 99 (6.44%) C#
10 95 (6.18%) JavaScript
11 89 (5.79%) Shell Script
12 62 (4.03%) C++
13 32 (2.08%) Korn
14 27 (1.76%) Go
15 25 (1.63%) Scala
16 23 (1.50%) C
17 13 (0.85%) AWK
17 13 (0.85%) Groovy
18 10 (0.65%) sed
19 5 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 155 (10.08%) Degree
2 48 (3.12%) CCNA
2 48 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 14 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.20%) RHCE
7 2 (0.13%) PhD
7 2 (0.13%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.065%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.065%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.065%) LPIC
8 1 (0.065%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.065%) MCSE
8 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.07%) QA
2 23 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.11%) SLA
5 12 (0.78%) FISMA
System Software
1 168 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (10.08%) Docker
3 56 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 32 (2.08%) KVM
5 31 (2.02%) Varnish
6 29 (1.89%) Samba
7 28 (1.82%) Hyper-V
8 26 (1.69%) Postfix
8 26 (1.69%) iptables
9 25 (1.63%) XenServer
10 21 (1.37%) Xen
11 18 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (1.11%) vSphere
13 16 (1.04%) NFS
14 14 (0.91%) LXC
15 8 (0.52%) VMware ESX
16 7 (0.46%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.39%) Squid
17 6 (0.39%) Ceph
18 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1014 (65.93%) Puppet
2 845 (54.94%) Opscode Chef
3 378 (24.58%) Ansible
4 278 (18.08%) Nagios
5 152 (9.88%) Salt
6 124 (8.06%) Vagrant
7 119 (7.74%) ZABBIX
8 84 (5.46%) Graphite
9 63 (4.10%) logstash
10 55 (3.58%) Zenoss
11 52 (3.38%) Tivoli
12 49 (3.19%) Cobbler
13 41 (2.67%) Kibana
14 28 (1.82%) Capistrano
14 28 (1.82%) HAProxy
15 24 (1.56%) Cacti
16 21 (1.37%) Unicenter
16 21 (1.37%) collectd
17 19 (1.24%) Opsview
18 17 (1.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 250 (16.25%) VMware
2 240 (15.60%) Red Hat
3 131 (8.52%) Oracle
4 94 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 74 (4.81%) Rackspace
6 57 (3.71%) Google
7 56 (3.64%) Splunk
8 51 (3.32%) New Relic
9 42 (2.73%) SaltStack
10 30 (1.95%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.82%) Citrix
12 26 (1.69%) Cisco
13 21 (1.37%) Akamai
14 18 (1.17%) F5
15 17 (1.11%) Remedy
16 14 (0.91%) Sitecore
17 12 (0.78%) ServiceNow
18 11 (0.72%) HP
19 10 (0.65%) Apple
19 10 (0.65%) Perforce
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Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £47500 - £52500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £22,000 per annum (all levels considered)
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Salary: excellent staff benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Good benefits
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