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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Specialist
Rank 922 922 929
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 21 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 3
Average salary £57,500 £100,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - £75,000

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 13 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 21 £57,500 -42.50% 3
London +8 12 £55,000 -45.00% 2
Bristol - 4 £57,500 -
South West - 4 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £60,000 -
Leeds - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
City of London - 2 £120,000 -
South East - 1 £42,500 -
Woking - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 53 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (66.04%) Windows
3 34 (64.15%) Linux
4 23 (43.40%) Git (software)
4 23 (43.40%) Puppet
4 23 (43.40%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (39.62%) MySQL
6 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (32.08%) Python
8 16 (30.19%) Oracle
9 15 (28.30%) Unix
9 15 (28.30%) Web Services
9 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
10 14 (26.42%) VMware
11 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 13 (24.53%) SQL
12 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
13 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
14 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
14 10 (18.87%) Java
14 10 (18.87%) Subversion
14 10 (18.87%) nginx
15 9 (16.98%) PHP
15 9 (16.98%) .NET
16 8 (15.09%) IIS
16 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (15.09%) NoSQL

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 10 (18.87%) nginx
2 8 (15.09%) IIS
3 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 7 (13.21%) JBoss
4 4 (7.55%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) Confluence
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.77%) IBM Domino
6 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.21%) Office 365
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) LDAP
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) Subversion
3 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (13.21%) Maven
5 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.55%) Ant
6 4 (7.55%) Gradle
7 3 (5.66%) Hudson
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.89%) git-flow
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 4 (7.55%) LAMP
3 4 (7.55%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.66%) Java EE
4 3 (5.66%) Spring
4 3 (5.66%) XML
5 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) Celery
6 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Derivative
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) Unix
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Release Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.55%) B2B
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) Server Hardening
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.66%) SOA
10 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Python
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.66%) Jython
7 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (3.77%) C
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.89%) Cython
9 1 (1.89%) Go
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PhD
2 1 (1.89%) RHCA
2 1 (1.89%) RHCE
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Docker
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (43.40%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 4 (7.55%) New Relic
6 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Netezza
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
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