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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Specialist
Rank 868 863 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 28 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £90,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

DevOps Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 11 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 2 October 2014. 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 +14 28 £65,000 +18.18% 1
London -11 11 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Oxford - 10 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £90,000 -
South East - 10 £90,000 -
Leeds -25 6 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -29 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire -39 6 £55,000 +22.22%
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (83.33%) Puppet
2 30 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 26 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (66.67%) Open Source
5 23 (63.89%) Node.js
6 21 (58.33%) Web Services
7 18 (50.00%) GitHub
7 18 (50.00%) Linux
7 18 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (30.56%) Ruby
8 11 (30.56%) Windows
8 11 (30.56%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
9 10 (27.78%) MySQL
9 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.22%) Oracle
10 8 (22.22%) JBoss
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.67%) VMware
12 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (16.67%) PHP
13 5 (13.89%) SQL
13 5 (13.89%) LAMP
13 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
13 5 (13.89%) nginx

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Node.js
2 5 (13.89%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (50.00%) GitHub
2 18 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.33%) IaaS
3 3 (8.33%) SaaS
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (8.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
1 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (13.89%) CruiseControl
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) YAML
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) AIX
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) Release Management
4 3 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (5.56%) RUP
5 2 (5.56%) DSDM
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Python
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) Korn
6 3 (8.33%) Groovy
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C++
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (11.11%) NFS
3 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (83.33%) Puppet
1 30 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (2.78%) Control-M
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) JBoss
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago