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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Specialist
UK
Rank 842 903 940
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 10 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.023% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 13
Median salary £75,000 £57,500 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -42.50%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +67 10 £75,000 +30.43% 2
London +70 5 £87,500 +42.85%
South East +60 3 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 £47,500 -
City of London +32 1 £100,000 -16.66%
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (50.00%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (45.45%) Puppet
5 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (40.91%) Ansible
5 9 (40.91%) Docker
5 9 (40.91%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Apache
8 6 (27.27%) JIRA
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) Subversion
9 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Unix
10 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
11 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
11 3 (13.64%) Hudson
11 3 (13.64%) Node.js

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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (4.55%) Bluemix
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Endeca
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) Flink
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (13.64%) Hudson
7 2 (9.09%) Ant
7 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 2 (9.09%) FishEye
7 2 (9.09%) Maven
8 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
8 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
8 1 (4.55%) FogBugz
8 1 (4.55%) JUnit
8 1 (4.55%) Selenium
8 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
8 1 (4.55%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
1 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Jython
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) GCP
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
2 9 (40.91%) Ansible
2 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) ATG
3 2 (9.09%) Demandware
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase