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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 388 585 787
Rank change year-on-year
+197 +202
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 711 334 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.30% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.32% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 585 240 95
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +189 671 £57,500 +4.54% 112
London +131 427 £60,000 +4.34% 60
South East +75 105 £60,000 +20.00% 17
City of London +40 65 £59,250 +7.72% 18
South West +21 44 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Yorkshire +15 43 £48,500 +10.85% 12
Berkshire +32 34 £62,500 +42.85% 4
West Yorkshire +4 32 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Leeds +12 30 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bristol - 28 £67,500 - 6
West Midlands -3 27 £47,500 -26.92% 1
East Sussex - 25 £47,500 - 2
Coventry - 20 £100,000 - 1
Surrey +21 17 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Brighton - 15 £47,500 -
Scotland +22 14 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +18 14 £45,000 -33.33% 5
Oxfordshire +13 13 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Reading +8 11 £70,000 +102.89% 3
Oxford +19 10 £53,750 -25.86% 1
Hove - 10 £62,500 -
North West +15 9 £41,250 +21.32% 8
South Yorkshire +2 8 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Sheffield -4 8 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Edinburgh +6 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Glasgow - 7 £50,000 - 2
Staines - 7 £47,500 - 1
Kent +22 6 £41,250 -28.26%
Manchester +11 5 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Suffolk +5 5 £45,000 +34.32%

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1218 (100.00%) DevOps
2 980 (80.46%) Linux
3 758 (62.23%) Puppet
4 623 (51.15%) Opscode Chef
5 515 (42.28%) Python
6 454 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
7 446 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
8 415 (34.07%) Bash Shell
9 413 (33.91%) Ruby
10 398 (32.68%) Configuration Management
11 394 (32.35%) Java
12 368 (30.21%) Jenkins
13 364 (29.89%) MySQL
14 327 (26.85%) Windows
15 287 (23.56%) Perl
16 266 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
17 261 (21.43%) Apache
18 251 (20.61%) Git (software)
19 246 (20.20%) PHP
20 219 (17.98%) UNIX
21 215 (17.65%) SQL
22 214 (17.57%) Ansible
23 203 (16.67%) PowerShell
24 191 (15.68%) .NET
25 189 (15.52%) Red Hat
25 189 (15.52%) Nagios
25 189 (15.52%) VMware
26 165 (13.55%) Ubuntu
27 162 (13.30%) CentOS
28 161 (13.22%) Web Services

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 261 (21.43%) Apache
2 151 (12.40%) IIS
3 133 (10.92%) nginx
4 125 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 104 (8.54%) OpenStack
6 56 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (3.69%) Node.js
8 42 (3.45%) JBoss
9 26 (2.13%) Confluence
10 22 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (1.15%) MediaWiki
13 13 (1.07%) CMS
14 10 (0.82%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.41%) Drupal
15 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
17 3 (0.25%) WordPress
17 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 59 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.99%) assyst
2 11 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.82%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) Tridion
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 266 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
3 76 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 56 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (3.78%) IaaS
7 45 (3.69%) Amazon S3
8 43 (3.53%) GitHub
9 37 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 35 (2.87%) SaaS
10 35 (2.87%) PaaS
11 17 (1.40%) Route 53
12 16 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (1.15%) Amazon Glacier
13 14 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
14 13 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.99%) Heroku
16 10 (0.82%) Engine Yard
16 10 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.66%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.03%) DNS
2 96 (7.88%) Firewall
3 79 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 78 (6.40%) HTTP
5 54 (4.43%) Internet
6 40 (3.28%) LAN
6 40 (3.28%) WAN
7 37 (3.04%) Network Security
8 36 (2.96%) SAN
8 36 (2.96%) LDAP
9 34 (2.79%) DHCP
10 32 (2.63%) VPN
11 28 (2.30%) SSL
12 27 (2.22%) IPv6
13 26 (2.13%) IPv4
14 23 (1.89%) IPsec
15 22 (1.81%) iSCSI
16 21 (1.72%) SSH
17 18 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (1.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (29.89%) MySQL
2 152 (12.48%) SQL Server
3 130 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 116 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 84 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 71 (5.83%) Redis
7 67 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 55 (4.52%) Big Data
9 53 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 35 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.15%) Couchbase
16 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.90%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 368 (30.21%) Jenkins
2 251 (20.61%) Git (software)
3 147 (12.07%) TeamCity
4 112 (9.20%) Subversion
5 104 (8.54%) Hudson
6 92 (7.55%) Maven
7 82 (6.73%) JIRA
8 43 (3.53%) Artifactory
9 37 (3.04%) Ant
10 35 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 31 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.97%) MSBuild
14 23 (1.89%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.23%) Gradle
16 14 (1.15%) Psake
17 13 (1.07%) CruiseControl
17 13 (1.07%) Mercurial
18 11 (0.90%) Eclipse
18 11 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 125 (10.26%) Finance
2 76 (6.24%) Games
3 26 (2.13%) Marketing
4 25 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.72%) Publishing
6 20 (1.64%) Banking
7 18 (1.48%) Front Office
8 15 (1.23%) Back Office
9 14 (1.15%) Retail
10 10 (0.82%) Advertising
10 10 (0.82%) Legal
11 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.57%) Law
13 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.25%) Electronics
13 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
15 1 (0.082%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (15.68%) .NET
2 161 (13.22%) Web Services
3 97 (7.96%) LAMP
4 52 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
5 47 (3.86%) J2EE
6 33 (2.71%) REST
7 31 (2.55%) SOAP
8 26 (2.13%) MCollective
9 25 (2.05%) RESTful
9 25 (2.05%) HTML
9 25 (2.05%) Servlets
10 23 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 18 (1.48%) XML
11 18 (1.48%) Django
12 16 (1.31%) CSS
13 15 (1.23%) ASP.NET
13 15 (1.23%) Resque
14 12 (0.99%) Middleware
15 11 (0.90%) JSON
15 11 (0.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.77%) Open Source
2 48 (3.94%) Mobile App
2 48 (3.94%) Replication
3 47 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.05%) Over-the-Top Content
6 23 (1.89%) User Experience
7 17 (1.40%) Wiki
8 15 (1.23%) Clustering
8 15 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.07%) Device Driver
10 12 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.57%) IPTV
13 7 (0.57%) Online Games
13 7 (0.57%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.57%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 980 (80.46%) Linux
2 327 (26.85%) Windows
3 219 (17.98%) UNIX
4 165 (13.55%) Ubuntu
5 162 (13.30%) CentOS
6 157 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (5.34%) Solaris
8 47 (3.86%) Debian
9 42 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 19 (1.56%) Android
13 18 (1.48%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.66%) Fedora
14 8 (0.66%) SUSE
15 5 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.16%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1218 (100.00%) DevOps
2 454 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
4 398 (32.68%) Configuration Management
5 146 (11.99%) Scrum
6 139 (11.41%) E-Commerce
7 86 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 77 (6.32%) Automated Testing
9 76 (6.24%) Build Automation
10 63 (5.17%) Load Balancing
11 54 (4.43%) Kanban
12 52 (4.27%) TDD
13 50 (4.11%) Release Management
14 41 (3.37%) ITIL
14 41 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (3.20%) Software Engineering
16 36 (2.96%) Change Management
17 35 (2.87%) Unit Testing
18 31 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
19 26 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 515 (42.28%) Python
2 415 (34.07%) Bash Shell
3 413 (33.91%) Ruby
4 394 (32.35%) Java
5 287 (23.56%) Perl
6 246 (20.20%) PHP
7 215 (17.65%) SQL
8 203 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 83 (6.81%) Shell Script
10 80 (6.57%) C#
11 60 (4.93%) JavaScript
12 35 (2.87%) Korn
13 27 (2.22%) C++
14 17 (1.40%) Scala
15 16 (1.31%) Golang
16 11 (0.90%) C
17 9 (0.74%) AWK
18 6 (0.49%) VBScript
18 6 (0.49%) Groovy
18 6 (0.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 127 (10.43%) Degree
2 30 (2.46%) AWS Certification
3 20 (1.64%) CCNA
3 20 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.082%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.082%) LPIC
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.082%) RHCE
6 1 (0.082%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.082%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.34%) QA
2 31 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.72%) FISMA
3 21 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 132 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.19%) Docker
4 38 (3.12%) Varnish
5 30 (2.46%) Xen
5 30 (2.46%) KVM
6 24 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 22 (1.81%) Samba
9 21 (1.72%) Postfix
9 21 (1.72%) XenServer
10 18 (1.48%) iptables
11 14 (1.15%) LXC
12 13 (1.07%) vSphere
13 8 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.57%) NFS
15 6 (0.49%) VMware ESX
16 5 (0.41%) Squid
16 5 (0.41%) vCloud
17 4 (0.33%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 758 (62.23%) Puppet
2 623 (51.15%) Opscode Chef
3 214 (17.57%) Ansible
4 189 (15.52%) Nagios
5 126 (10.34%) Salt
6 112 (9.20%) ZABBIX
7 94 (7.72%) Vagrant
8 70 (5.75%) Graphite
9 64 (5.25%) logstash
10 53 (4.35%) Tivoli
11 51 (4.19%) Cobbler
12 35 (2.87%) Zenoss
13 31 (2.55%) collectd
14 29 (2.38%) HAProxy
14 29 (2.38%) Kibana
15 15 (1.23%) StatsD
16 14 (1.15%) Unicenter
16 14 (1.15%) BladeLogic
17 12 (0.99%) Cacti
17 12 (0.99%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 189 (15.52%) Red Hat
1 189 (15.52%) VMware
2 117 (9.61%) Oracle
3 84 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 61 (5.01%) Rackspace
5 54 (4.43%) SaltStack
6 51 (4.19%) Splunk
7 49 (4.02%) Google
8 40 (3.28%) New Relic
9 23 (1.89%) Akamai
10 15 (1.23%) Citrix
10 15 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.23%) Remedy
11 13 (1.07%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.90%) F5
12 11 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.82%) Riverbed
14 9 (0.74%) Apple
14 9 (0.74%) ForgeRock
15 8 (0.66%) Sybase
Slough, Berkshire
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Sola Technology Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55k per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive salary + share scheme and huge bens
Posted: Yesterday