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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Specialist
Rank 842 919 879
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 30 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 2
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +44.68%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £85,000 -
% change year-on-year
-44.11% -

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 9 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 6 May 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
(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 +45 28 £65,000 -23.52% 1
London - 27 £65,000 -
Scotland - 2 £46,750 - 1
City of London - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £46,000 - 1

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (95.24%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) MySQL
4 22 (52.38%) Puppet
5 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
5 19 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (38.10%) Python
7 15 (35.71%) Java
8 14 (33.33%) Oracle
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 13 (30.95%) VMware
9 13 (30.95%) VMware ESX
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (30.95%) RDBMS
9 13 (30.95%) Middleware
10 12 (28.57%) Ansible
11 11 (26.19%) Redis
11 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.81%) Windows
13 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
13 9 (21.43%) Open Source
13 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (19.05%) Django
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (19.05%) Ruby

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (19.05%) Apache
1 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (16.67%) nginx
3 6 (14.29%) JBoss
4 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) Confluence
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (2.38%) Mule
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Qpid
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (11.90%) GitHub
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) MySQL
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (30.95%) RDBMS
4 11 (26.19%) Redis
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
9 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
10 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) FishEye
6 2 (4.76%) CMake
7 1 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Middleware
2 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (19.05%) Django
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (16.67%) boto
4 7 (16.67%) Memcached
5 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) Java EE
7 2 (4.76%) CPAN
7 2 (4.76%) LAMP
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 8 (19.05%) SOA
5 7 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.38%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.38%) Analytics
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.38%) Coaching
10 1 (2.38%) Microservices
10 1 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Python
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) Ruby
4 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) Haskell
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.76%) Fortran
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) C#
9 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware ESX
2 6 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (4.76%) QEMU
3 2 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) vCloud
4 1 (2.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) Puppet
2 19 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (28.57%) Ansible
4 7 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Akamai
4 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
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