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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Specialist
Rank 914 948 981
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 18 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.028% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 8
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £48,250 £85,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -42.85%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 20 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 29 June 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 +44 18 £57,500 -11.53% 1
South East +38 6 £60,500 +44.04%
London +9 6 £62,500 -3.84%
Berkshire +23 5 £61,000 +1.66%
Maidenhead +2 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 £42,000 -
Colchester - 2 £42,000 -
Bradford - 2 £47,500 -
Essex - 2 £42,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 -
City of London +57 1 £57,500 +15.00%
East Midlands +12 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Nottingham +8 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £57,500 -

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Python
4 11 (36.67%) Ansible
4 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (36.67%) Puppet
4 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (33.33%) PHP
5 10 (33.33%) MySQL
6 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Unix
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (20.00%) Docker
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) JBoss
10 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus

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 5 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) nginx
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) GitHub
4 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
4 5 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (13.33%) Hudson
5 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 4 (13.33%) Maven
5 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.00%) Grunt
6 3 (10.00%) Subversion
7 2 (6.67%) Ant
7 2 (6.67%) Selenium
8 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.33%) Codeship
8 1 (3.33%) FishEye
8 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) Behat
2 2 (6.67%) boto
2 2 (6.67%) ELK Stack
2 2 (6.67%) Ext JS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) PHP-FPM
2 2 (6.67%) VCL
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) PHP
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.00%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.67%) Scala
9 1 (3.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Varnish
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Ansible
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
1 6 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Sencha