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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Specialist
Rank 933 953 989
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 15 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.030% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 5
Average salary £51,250 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+22.02% -50.58%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 14 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 1 May 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
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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 +17 13 £47,500 -26.92% 4
London -4 7 £48,000 -26.15% 1
East Midlands +15 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Leicester - 2 £55,000 -
Bradford - 2 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +62 1 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Nottingham +4 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Colchester - 1 £42,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £42,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £42,000 - 1

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) MySQL
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Python
5 12 (33.33%) Puppet
5 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Ansible
8 9 (25.00%) Oracle
8 9 (25.00%) PHP
8 9 (25.00%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 7 (19.44%) IIS
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) JBoss
11 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
12 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
12 5 (13.89%) Unix
12 5 (13.89%) Apache
12 5 (13.89%) LDAP
12 5 (13.89%) Web Services
12 5 (13.89%) JavaScript

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (19.44%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) JBoss
3 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) Redis
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.33%) Grunt
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.78%) FishEye
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) LAMP
3 4 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) Ext JS
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.78%) Celery
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) NumPy
6 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (2.78%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Equities
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Physics
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Release Management
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Android Development
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Programming
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) PHP
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) C
9 1 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (2.78%) Clojure
9 1 (2.78%) Cython
9 1 (2.78%) Go
9 1 (2.78%) Perl
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
2 1 (2.78%) RHCA
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (33.33%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Netezza
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Sencha
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago