The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 72 135 228
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +93
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 3880 2529 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.96% 2.29% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 2.63% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3273 2032 1193
Median salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85991 96193 99396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.80% 87.24% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 78620 80201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DevOps
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps within the UK.

DevOps Salary Trend in the UK

DevOps
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 within the UK.

DevOps Salary Histogram in the UK

DevOps
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 3663 £60,000 +4.34% 551
London +37 2197 £65,000 +8.33% 335
South East +84 553 £50,000 -4.76% 54
City of London +61 367 £67,500 +3.84% 58
Yorkshire +49 207 £48,750 +3.72% 28
South West +62 203 £45,000 -3.22% 23
Berkshire +34 178 £55,000 - 14
West Yorkshire +22 156 £50,000 +5.26% 23
North West +84 152 £45,000 +12.50% 43
East of England +39 138 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Surrey +89 132 £54,250 +3.33% 5
Leeds +18 129 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Scotland +68 125 £50,000 - 9
Manchester +62 119 £47,500 +26.66% 31
East Midlands +69 105 £48,000 +6.66% 23
Reading +44 105 £55,000 +4.76% 7
West Midlands +20 85 £57,500 -2.12% 8
Hampshire +42 78 £41,250 -21.42% 14
Nottinghamshire +57 75 £52,500 - 3
Nottingham +55 74 £52,500 - 3
East Sussex +48 70 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Somerset +45 70 £40,000 -8.04% 3
Edinburgh +44 70 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Cambridgeshire +15 66 £47,500 +6.74% 11
Brighton +30 64 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Bath +38 55 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Glasgow +34 55 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Gloucestershire +22 55 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cambridge +11 53 £46,750 +5.05% 9
Bristol -12 44 £50,000 -16.66% 8

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DevOps.

1 3762 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 3700 (48.90%) Linux
3 2916 (38.54%) Puppet
4 2623 (34.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2446 (32.32%) Python
6 2280 (30.13%) Java
7 2245 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2153 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1951 (25.78%) Jenkins
10 1793 (23.69%) Ansible
11 1567 (20.71%) Ruby
12 1491 (19.70%) Docker
13 1442 (19.06%) Scrum
14 1436 (18.98%) Configuration Management
15 1425 (18.83%) Git (software)
16 1366 (18.05%) Windows
17 1319 (17.43%) JavaScript
18 1313 (17.35%) TDD
19 1277 (16.88%) Bash Shell
20 1270 (16.78%) Finance
21 1188 (15.70%) SQL
22 1158 (15.30%) .NET
23 1145 (15.13%) MySQL
24 1082 (14.30%) Open Source
25 1052 (13.90%) VMware
26 1032 (13.64%) Web Services
27 1030 (13.61%) Software Engineering
28 999 (13.20%) Perl
29 997 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
30 965 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 885 (11.70%) Apache
2 563 (7.44%) Tomcat
3 481 (6.36%) IIS
4 444 (5.87%) OpenStack
5 354 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
6 307 (4.06%) JBoss
7 292 (3.86%) nginx
8 252 (3.33%) Confluence
9 171 (2.26%) WebSphere
10 155 (2.05%) WebLogic
11 150 (1.98%) CMS
12 144 (1.90%) Apache Spark
13 110 (1.45%) SharePoint
14 90 (1.19%) CloudStack
15 77 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
16 66 (0.87%) Drupal
17 57 (0.75%) Apache Solr
18 50 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
20 44 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 340 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 30 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (0.32%) HipChat
4 17 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.20%) MS Office
6 14 (0.19%) MS Project
7 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.040%) DOC1
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 45 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.41%) Magento
3 25 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 13 (0.17%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.079%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.066%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.040%) Apache OFBiz
10 3 (0.040%) assyst
10 3 (0.040%) Documaker
10 3 (0.040%) Exstream
11 2 (0.026%) Unit4 Business World
12 1 (0.013%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.013%) Global One
12 1 (0.013%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.013%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2623 (34.66%) Amazon AWS
2 965 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 425 (5.62%) SaaS
4 347 (4.59%) PaaS
5 323 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
6 300 (3.96%) GitHub
7 279 (3.69%) IaaS
8 232 (3.07%) Amazon S3
9 203 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
10 197 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 134 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
12 97 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 87 (1.15%) Route 53
14 79 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 66 (0.87%) OpenShift
16 63 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 63 (0.83%) CloudFront
17 59 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 46 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
19 45 (0.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 476 (6.29%) Firewall
2 420 (5.55%) DNS
3 305 (4.03%) HTTP
4 304 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 218 (2.88%) Internet
6 192 (2.54%) SAN
7 167 (2.21%) LAN
8 154 (2.04%) WAN
9 110 (1.45%) VPN
10 104 (1.37%) LDAP
11 90 (1.19%) DHCP
12 87 (1.15%) SSL
13 77 (1.02%) VoIP
14 50 (0.66%) Network Security
15 48 (0.63%) VLAN
16 47 (0.62%) Kerberos
16 47 (0.62%) SMTP
17 46 (0.61%) SNMP
18 43 (0.57%) NAS
19 38 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1145 (15.13%) MySQL
2 906 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 700 (9.25%) MongoDB
4 664 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 387 (5.11%) Big Data
6 351 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 350 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
8 348 (4.60%) Hadoop
9 278 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 220 (2.91%) Redis
11 178 (2.35%) RDBMS
12 131 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
13 101 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 85 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 85 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 85 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 79 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
16 59 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 57 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
18 49 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1951 (25.78%) Jenkins
2 1425 (18.83%) Git (software)
3 575 (7.60%) TeamCity
4 556 (7.35%) JIRA
5 451 (5.96%) Maven
6 368 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 366 (4.84%) Vagrant
8 335 (4.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 334 (4.41%) Subversion
10 294 (3.89%) Selenium
11 207 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 203 (2.68%) Cucumber
13 149 (1.97%) Hudson
14 143 (1.89%) Ant
15 130 (1.72%) Visual Studio
16 129 (1.70%) Gradle
17 104 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
18 90 (1.19%) Travis CI
19 88 (1.16%) Bitbucket
20 79 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 1270 (16.78%) Finance
2 399 (5.27%) Law
3 365 (4.82%) Banking
4 335 (4.43%) Retail
5 300 (3.96%) Games
6 281 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 246 (3.25%) Marketing
8 127 (1.68%) Publishing
9 121 (1.60%) Advertising
10 92 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 52 (0.69%) Legal
12 46 (0.61%) Electronics
13 45 (0.59%) Online Betting
14 37 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.46%) Back Office
16 32 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 29 (0.38%) Front Office
18 18 (0.24%) Local Government
19 16 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2571 (33.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 1524 (20.14%) Developer
3 845 (11.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 803 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
5 626 (8.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 557 (7.36%) Administrator
7 519 (6.86%) AWS DevOps
8 516 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
9 505 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
10 498 (6.58%) Architect
11 440 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
12 424 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 414 (5.47%) Java Developer
14 359 (4.74%) Linux Administrator
15 338 (4.47%) Senior Developer
16 336 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 333 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
18 304 (4.02%) Software Engineer
19 284 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
20 269 (3.55%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1158 (15.30%) .NET
2 1032 (13.64%) Web Services
3 868 (11.47%) HTML
4 683 (9.03%) CSS
5 659 (8.71%) Node.js
6 626 (8.27%) AngularJS
7 549 (7.26%) LAMP
8 476 (6.29%) HTML5
9 424 (5.60%) REST
10 395 (5.22%) jQuery
11 382 (5.05%) ASP.NET
12 379 (5.01%) Spring
13 306 (4.04%) Middleware
14 292 (3.86%) RESTful
15 266 (3.52%) JSON
16 241 (3.18%) XML
17 238 (3.15%) CSS3
18 195 (2.58%) J2EE
19 192 (2.54%) React
20 185 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 482 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 351 (4.64%) Fintech
3 322 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 297 (3.92%) User Experience
5 224 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 166 (2.19%) Public Cloud
7 147 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 136 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 128 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 120 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 112 (1.48%) Clustering
12 107 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
13 102 (1.35%) Online Games
14 95 (1.26%) Virtual Team
15 86 (1.14%) Visualisation
16 84 (1.11%) Mathematics
17 64 (0.85%) PKI
18 63 (0.83%) Replication
19 62 (0.82%) Algorithms
20 59 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3700 (48.90%) Linux
2 1366 (18.05%) Windows
3 877 (11.59%) Unix
4 503 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 490 (6.48%) CentOS
6 475 (6.28%) Ubuntu
7 443 (5.85%) Windows Server
8 162 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 153 (2.02%) Android
10 125 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 115 (1.52%) Debian
12 99 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (0.70%) Solaris
14 48 (0.63%) FreeBSD
15 37 (0.49%) CoreOS
16 36 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 23 (0.30%) VMS
18 21 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (0.24%) Mesosphere
20 17 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3762 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 2153 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
3 1442 (19.06%) Scrum
4 1436 (18.98%) Configuration Management
5 1313 (17.35%) TDD
6 1082 (14.30%) Open Source
7 1030 (13.61%) Software Engineering
8 997 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 709 (9.37%) E-Commerce
10 631 (8.34%) BDD
11 568 (7.51%) SDLC
12 509 (6.73%) Microservices
13 469 (6.20%) Kanban
14 448 (5.92%) OO
15 446 (5.89%) MVC
16 445 (5.88%) ITIL
17 405 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 404 (5.34%) SOA
19 402 (5.31%) High Availability
20 369 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2446 (32.32%) Python
2 2280 (30.13%) Java
3 1567 (20.71%) Ruby
4 1319 (17.43%) JavaScript
5 1277 (16.88%) Bash Shell
6 1188 (15.70%) SQL
7 999 (13.20%) Perl
8 927 (12.25%) C#
9 924 (12.21%) PHP
10 870 (11.50%) PowerShell
11 436 (5.76%) Scala
12 386 (5.10%) C++
13 302 (3.99%) Shell Script
14 227 (3.00%) C
15 215 (2.84%) Groovy
16 142 (1.88%) Go
17 93 (1.23%) T-SQL
18 66 (0.87%) PL/SQL
19 64 (0.85%) Korn
20 60 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 746 (9.86%) Degree
2 208 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 113 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 73 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 67 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 44 (0.58%) MCSE
9 40 (0.53%) ISEB
10 39 (0.52%) PhD
11 36 (0.48%) CCNA
11 36 (0.48%) RHCE
12 29 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 24 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.26%) CCNP
15 18 (0.24%) CISSP
16 16 (0.21%) PMI Certification
17 14 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 605 (8.00%) QA
2 94 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 70 (0.93%) SLA
4 60 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 15 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.19%) SDET
8 12 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.12%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.11%) ISO13485
11 7 (0.093%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.066%) COBIT
12 5 (0.066%) DICOM
12 5 (0.066%) HL7
13 4 (0.053%) SAS 70
13 4 (0.053%) Section 508
14 3 (0.040%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.026%) Data Quality
16 1 (0.013%) GCP
System Software
1 1491 (19.70%) Docker
2 701 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (2.83%) Active Directory
4 193 (2.55%) Xen
5 180 (2.38%) vSphere
6 167 (2.21%) KVM
7 165 (2.18%) Hyper-V
8 117 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 97 (1.28%) NFS
10 94 (1.24%) XenServer
11 88 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
12 69 (0.91%) Varnish
13 55 (0.73%) VMware ESX
14 49 (0.65%) VirtualBox
15 37 (0.49%) vCloud
16 30 (0.40%) HDFS
17 27 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 25 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
19 22 (0.29%) iptables
19 22 (0.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2916 (38.54%) Puppet
2 2245 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1793 (23.69%) Ansible
4 517 (6.83%) Nagios
5 350 (4.63%) Salt
6 327 (4.32%) Kubernetes
7 172 (2.27%) ZABBIX
8 169 (2.23%) Terraform
9 133 (1.76%) Mesos
10 131 (1.73%) Cobbler
11 118 (1.56%) Packer
12 110 (1.45%) HAProxy
13 95 (1.26%) Tivoli
14 91 (1.20%) Graphite
15 81 (1.07%) Kibana
16 80 (1.06%) logstash
17 74 (0.98%) CFEngine
18 66 (0.87%) Grafana
19 51 (0.67%) Rundeck
20 44 (0.58%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1052 (13.90%) VMware
2 895 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 721 (9.53%) Oracle
4 626 (8.27%) Red Hat
5 335 (4.43%) Google
6 258 (3.41%) Cisco
7 213 (2.81%) Rackspace
8 186 (2.46%) Splunk
9 176 (2.33%) IBM
10 171 (2.26%) HP
11 161 (2.13%) New Relic
12 157 (2.07%) Atlassian
13 125 (1.65%) AppDynamics
14 117 (1.55%) SaltStack
15 99 (1.31%) F5
15 99 (1.31%) MuleSoft
16 94 (1.24%) SAP
17 77 (1.02%) EnterpriseDB
18 74 (0.98%) Cloudera
19 67 (0.89%) Hortonworks
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits, funded certs
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000-70,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits (health care, bonus)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £competitive +15% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Beckenham, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pot. equity, free beer
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago