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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Specialist
Rank 869 905 896
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 23 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 4
Average salary £62,500 £90,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £90,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +100.00%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 17 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 29 July 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 +28 18 £65,000 -27.77% 5
London - 12 £65,000 - 2
Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £50,000 -
Bristol - 3 £55,000 - 2
South Wales - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £55,000 - 2
City of London - 2 £57,500 - 2
Scotland - 2 £51,250 -
South East +11 1 £60,000 -33.33%
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (78.43%) Linux
3 33 (64.71%) MySQL
4 26 (50.98%) Java
5 23 (45.10%) Windows
5 23 (45.10%) Puppet
6 21 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle
8 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
8 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
9 18 (35.29%) VMware
10 17 (33.33%) VMware ESX
10 17 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
10 17 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 17 (33.33%) Middleware
10 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 16 (31.37%) Python
12 14 (27.45%) WebLogic
12 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (25.49%) SOA
13 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (23.53%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (23.53%) Apache
14 12 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (23.53%) Redis
15 11 (21.57%) nginx
15 11 (21.57%) PHP
15 11 (21.57%) Ansible
16 10 (19.61%) SQL
16 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (27.45%) WebLogic
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (23.53%) Apache
4 11 (21.57%) nginx
5 8 (15.69%) IIS
5 8 (15.69%) JBoss
6 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
7 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.96%) SAS
8 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.96%) Mule
8 1 (1.96%) Confluence
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 8 (15.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) Intranet
2 5 (9.80%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) MySQL
2 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
3 17 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (23.53%) Redis
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
5 8 (15.69%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.76%) Subversion
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 3 (5.88%) Hudson
7 2 (3.92%) CMake
7 2 (3.92%) Gradle
7 2 (3.92%) Ant
8 1 (1.96%) PVCS
8 1 (1.96%) JIRA
8 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.96%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Middleware
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (15.69%) Memcached
3 8 (15.69%) boto
4 6 (11.76%) .NET
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 3 (5.88%) SOAP
6 3 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (5.88%) Java EE
7 2 (3.92%) CPAN
7 2 (3.92%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) XSL
8 1 (1.96%) J2EE
8 1 (1.96%) JSP
8 1 (1.96%) Servlets
8 1 (1.96%) jQuery
8 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Wiki
2 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Scientific Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (25.49%) SOA
3 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.73%) Open Source
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.96%) TDD
10 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) PHP
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) Perl
5 7 (13.73%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.92%) Haskell
9 2 (3.92%) C++
9 2 (3.92%) Fortran
10 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.96%) Jython
10 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 6 (11.76%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) QEMU
4 2 (3.92%) KVM
5 1 (1.96%) vCloud
5 1 (1.96%) LXC
Systems Management
1 23 (45.10%) Puppet
2 21 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (21.57%) Ansible
4 7 (13.73%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.92%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
6 1 (1.96%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Akamai
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) New Relic
6 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) Google
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