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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Specialist
Rank 872 893 885
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 20 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year
-38.66% -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 2015 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 5 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 March 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
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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 +27 19 £65,000 -13.33% 4
London - 19 £65,000 - 4
City of London - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £46,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £46,000 -

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (86.84%) Linux
3 25 (65.79%) Puppet
4 21 (55.26%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (44.74%) MySQL
6 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (36.84%) Open Source
8 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
8 13 (34.21%) Oracle
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (31.58%) Java
9 12 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (31.58%) RDBMS
9 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 12 (31.58%) VMware ESX
10 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
11 10 (26.32%) Windows
11 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
11 10 (26.32%) Python
12 9 (23.68%) Middleware
12 9 (23.68%) JBoss
12 9 (23.68%) Django
12 9 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 8 (21.05%) Software Deployment
13 8 (21.05%) Ruby
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (18.42%) GitHub
15 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (15.79%) Vagrant

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (23.68%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Mule
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) GitHub
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
6 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.63%) ElastiCache
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.63%) SaaS
6 1 (2.63%) PaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Heroku
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) MySQL
2 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 12 (31.58%) RDBMS
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (7.89%) Redis
8 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) FishEye
6 2 (5.26%) CMake
7 1 (2.63%) Gradle
7 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Middleware
1 9 (23.68%) Django
1 9 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) CPAN
4 2 (5.26%) LAMP
4 2 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Memcached
5 1 (2.63%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Scientific Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Software Deployment
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.63%) Microservices
10 1 (2.63%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.63%) RUP
10 1 (2.63%) DSDM
10 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) Ruby
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Haskell
6 2 (5.26%) Fortran
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware ESX
2 5 (13.16%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) QEMU
3 2 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) vCloud
4 1 (2.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
2 21 (55.26%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.79%) Ansible
3 6 (15.79%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.63%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.63%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.63%) Google
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