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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Specialist
Rank 881 894 875
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 18 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.015% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 6
Average salary £65,000 £90,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £90,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 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 +22 16 £65,000 -27.77% 7
London +10 10 £72,500 +11.53% 3
South West - 5 £60,000 -
Bristol - 5 £60,000 -
South Wales - 2 £50,000 -
City of London - 2 £57,500 - 1
Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +5 1 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1

DevOps Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (75.00%) Linux
3 33 (68.75%) MySQL
4 26 (54.17%) Java
5 23 (47.92%) Windows
6 21 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (41.67%) Oracle
7 20 (41.67%) Puppet
8 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
9 18 (37.50%) VMware
10 17 (35.42%) VMware ESX
10 17 (35.42%) Middleware
10 17 (35.42%) RDBMS
10 17 (35.42%) Oracle Forms
10 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
11 14 (29.17%) WebLogic
11 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
12 13 (27.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (27.08%) SOA
13 12 (25.00%) Python
13 12 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
14 11 (22.92%) Redis
14 11 (22.92%) nginx
14 11 (22.92%) Apache
14 11 (22.92%) PHP
14 11 (22.92%) SQL
15 9 (18.75%) IIS
15 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management

DevOps Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (22.92%) nginx
3 11 (22.92%) Apache
4 9 (18.75%) IIS
5 7 (14.58%) JBoss
6 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.08%) SAS
8 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.08%) Confluence
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (14.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.33%) GitHub
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.08%) Route 53
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) Intranet
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 4 (8.33%) LDAP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) MySQL
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (35.42%) RDBMS
3 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
4 12 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (22.92%) Redis
6 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 7 (14.58%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.08%) Riak
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.42%) Subversion
6 3 (6.25%) Hudson
7 2 (4.17%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) Ant
8 1 (2.08%) PVCS
8 1 (2.08%) JIRA
8 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.08%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.08%) CMake
8 1 (2.08%) Gradle
8 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Middleware
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (14.58%) .NET
4 7 (14.58%) Memcached
4 7 (14.58%) boto
5 5 (10.42%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) SOAP
6 3 (6.25%) REST
6 3 (6.25%) Java EE
7 2 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (2.08%) XSL
8 1 (2.08%) J2EE
8 1 (2.08%) JSP
8 1 (2.08%) Servlets
8 1 (2.08%) jQuery
8 1 (2.08%) CPAN
8 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Wiki
2 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.08%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) SOA
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Open Source
5 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
9 1 (2.08%) Analytics
9 1 (2.08%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (22.92%) PHP
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.33%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) Haskell
9 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Fortran
9 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) VMware ESX
2 6 (12.50%) Docker
3 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) QEMU
4 1 (2.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (41.67%) Puppet
3 7 (14.58%) Ansible
4 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Akamai
3 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) New Relic
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
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