The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had DevOps Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Specialist
Rank 873 926 951
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 9 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.037% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 26
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -36.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £44,750 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
- -44.44%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

DevOps Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured DevOps Specialist in the job title.

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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +33 8 £50,000 -2.43% 1
South East +69 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire +54 2 - -
London +28 2 £100,000 +60.00% 1
Slough - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £47,500 -
City of London +21 1 £100,000 -16.66% 1

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, DevOps Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) Python
4 11 (47.83%) Puppet
5 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (43.48%) Ansible
5 10 (43.48%) Docker
5 10 (43.48%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
7 7 (30.43%) Apache
7 7 (30.43%) Unix
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) Subversion
8 6 (26.09%) JIRA
8 6 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Hudson
10 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) JBoss
11 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) SOA

DevOps Specialist 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
4 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) nginx
4 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) Endeca
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Flink
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (26.09%) Subversion
4 5 (21.74%) Hudson
5 3 (13.04%) Maven
5 3 (13.04%) Vagrant
6 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.70%) FishEye
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium
7 1 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
7 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (4.35%) JUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.35%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) ELK Stack
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Behat
3 1 (4.35%) boto
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.35%) PHP-FPM
3 1 (4.35%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
1 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Service Design
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GCP
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) Varnish
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Puppet
2 10 (43.48%) Ansible
2 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Terraform
3 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) ATG
4 2 (8.70%) Demandware
4 2 (8.70%) hybris
4 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase