The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Specialist
Rank 861 941 891
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 31 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 2
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +44.68%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £85,000 -
% change year-on-year
-36.76% -

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DevOps Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +72 29 £65,000 -23.52% 1
London - 26 £65,000 -
City of London - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £51,250 - 1
South East +11 1 £60,000 -29.41% 1
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited DevOps Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 39 (92.86%) Linux
3 26 (61.90%) MySQL
4 23 (54.76%) Puppet
5 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 20 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (40.48%) Oracle
6 17 (40.48%) Python
7 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 16 (38.10%) Java
8 15 (35.71%) VMware
9 14 (33.33%) VMware ESX
9 14 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 14 (33.33%) Middleware
9 14 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
11 11 (26.19%) Redis
11 11 (26.19%) Windows
11 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
11 11 (26.19%) Ansible
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (23.81%) SOA
12 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (21.43%) Open Source
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (19.05%) Subversion

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited DevOps Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (19.05%) JBoss
3 8 (19.05%) Apache
4 7 (16.67%) nginx
5 3 (7.14%) Confluence
5 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.38%) SAS
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.38%) Mule
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (11.90%) GitHub
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (61.90%) MySQL
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 14 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 11 (26.19%) Redis
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
11 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
4 8 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (19.05%) Subversion
5 4 (9.52%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA
6 3 (7.14%) Hudson
7 2 (4.76%) FishEye
7 2 (4.76%) CMake
7 2 (4.76%) Gradle
7 2 (4.76%) Ant
8 1 (2.38%) PVCS
8 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Middleware
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (16.67%) Memcached
3 7 (16.67%) boto
4 6 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (11.90%) Django
6 3 (7.14%) Java EE
6 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) CPAN
7 2 (4.76%) LAMP
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (2.38%) XSL
8 1 (2.38%) .NET
8 1 (2.38%) J2EE
8 1 (2.38%) JSP
8 1 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Wiki
2 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) CentOS
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) SOA
4 9 (21.43%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
10 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.38%) High Availability
11 1 (2.38%) SDLC
11 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.38%) Coaching
11 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.38%) Analytics
11 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Python
2 16 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) PHP
3 7 (16.67%) Ruby
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Fortran
6 2 (4.76%) Haskell
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Jython
7 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 6 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (4.76%) QEMU
3 2 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) vCloud
4 1 (2.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Puppet
2 20 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (26.19%) Ansible
4 7 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Akamai
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
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