The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 124 228 416
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +188
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2624 1497 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 1.25% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.51% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2107 1130 549
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
93348 99216 88705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.48% 82.71% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76240 80334 73064
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 +107 2515 £55,000 - 361
London +68 1570 £60,000 +4.34% 201
South East +152 358 £52,500 -4.54% 47
City of London +76 254 £62,500 - 70
Yorkshire +63 151 £48,500 +14.11% 28
South West +77 144 £43,750 +2.94% 19
West Yorkshire +47 129 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Leeds +52 123 £50,000 +12.35% 22
Berkshire +98 121 £57,500 +15.00% 14
East of England +38 102 £45,000 -10.00% 32
Bristol +53 79 £58,750 +38.23% 6
North West +54 71 £37,500 -31.81% 16
West Midlands +46 63 £57,500 +38.55% 4
Surrey +40 60 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Reading +51 59 £50,000 - 7
Hampshire +37 50 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Cambridgeshire +25 48 £41,500 -12.63% 15
Manchester +36 44 £37,500 -31.81% 9
Kent +38 42 £62,500 +8.69% 3
East Midlands +33 42 £48,750 +14.70% 8
Scotland +37 41 £52,500 +45.83% 14
Oxfordshire +22 38 £52,500 -4.54% 7
Cambridge +26 36 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Gloucestershire +22 33 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Brighton +32 32 £40,000 -12.32% 1
East Sussex +20 32 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Oxford +11 32 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Coventry - 24 £50,000 - 2
Maidenhead +18 22 £57,500 -
Cheshire +10 22 £41,250 +58.65% 6

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 2900 (59.46%) Linux
2 2168 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2026 (41.54%) Puppet
4 1685 (34.55%) Python
5 1648 (33.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1509 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
7 1464 (30.02%) Java
8 1173 (24.05%) Windows
9 1165 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
10 1148 (23.54%) Ruby
11 1135 (23.27%) Jenkins
12 1116 (22.88%) Git (software)
13 1025 (21.02%) Configuration Management
14 1012 (20.75%) MySQL
15 943 (19.34%) Bash Shell
16 879 (18.02%) .NET
17 858 (17.59%) Perl
18 832 (17.06%) Apache
19 807 (16.55%) SQL
20 787 (16.14%) SQL Server
21 773 (15.85%) JavaScript
22 763 (15.64%) Scrum
23 760 (15.58%) PHP
24 756 (15.50%) Ansible
25 739 (15.15%) UNIX
26 735 (15.07%) Finance
27 684 (14.03%) VMware
28 681 (13.96%) Web Services
29 642 (13.16%) C#
30 622 (12.75%) TDD

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 832 (17.06%) Apache
2 511 (10.48%) IIS
3 463 (9.49%) nginx
4 399 (8.18%) Tomcat
5 303 (6.21%) Node.js
6 295 (6.05%) OpenStack
6 295 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
7 190 (3.90%) JBoss
8 120 (2.46%) Apache Solr
9 92 (1.89%) Confluence
10 80 (1.64%) WebLogic
11 75 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 74 (1.52%) Drupal
13 51 (1.05%) Apache Spark
14 49 (1.00%) CMS
15 44 (0.90%) SharePoint
16 33 (0.68%) MS Exchange
17 32 (0.66%) Lync
18 31 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
19 30 (0.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 208 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.43%) MS Office
3 5 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.082%) MS Project
5 3 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.041%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.021%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 34 (0.70%) Maximo
2 31 (0.64%) Sophis RISQUE
3 29 (0.59%) assyst
4 24 (0.49%) Magento
5 22 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.21%) Primavera
7 9 (0.18%) Tridion
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.10%) Cordys
12 4 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
14 2 (0.041%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.041%) Summit
15 1 (0.021%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1509 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
2 435 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (4.72%) SaaS
4 228 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
5 198 (4.06%) IaaS
6 194 (3.98%) PaaS
7 174 (3.57%) GitHub
8 166 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
9 125 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 102 (2.09%) Amazon S3
11 69 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 57 (1.17%) Route 53
13 45 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 42 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
15 36 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 30 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
17 28 (0.57%) Office 365
17 28 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
17 28 (0.57%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 332 (6.81%) DNS
2 317 (6.50%) Firewall
3 208 (4.26%) HTTP
4 206 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 189 (3.88%) Internet
6 113 (2.32%) LDAP
7 112 (2.30%) SAN
8 99 (2.03%) VPN
9 98 (2.01%) Network Security
10 91 (1.87%) LAN
11 88 (1.80%) WAN
12 69 (1.41%) DHCP
13 64 (1.31%) SSL
14 55 (1.13%) SSH
15 54 (1.11%) VLAN
16 42 (0.86%) IPsec
16 42 (0.86%) SMTP
17 40 (0.82%) FTP
17 40 (0.82%) iSCSI
18 39 (0.80%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1012 (20.75%) MySQL
2 787 (16.14%) SQL Server
3 574 (11.77%) MongoDB
4 511 (10.48%) NoSQL
5 328 (6.73%) Redis
6 319 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
7 295 (6.05%) Relational Database
8 269 (5.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 257 (5.27%) Big Data
10 176 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 117 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 110 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 105 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
14 80 (1.64%) Couchbase
15 77 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 64 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 63 (1.29%) Riak
17 63 (1.29%) Oracle Database
18 55 (1.13%) HBase
19 53 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1135 (23.27%) Jenkins
2 1116 (22.88%) Git (software)
3 400 (8.20%) Subversion
4 360 (7.38%) TeamCity
5 300 (6.15%) Maven
6 295 (6.05%) JIRA
7 254 (5.21%) Hudson
8 201 (4.12%) Selenium
9 128 (2.62%) Cucumber
10 106 (2.17%) Ant
11 99 (2.03%) NUnit
12 82 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 81 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 76 (1.56%) Mercurial
15 72 (1.48%) Jasmine
16 70 (1.44%) JUnit
17 68 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
18 61 (1.25%) Visual Studio
19 53 (1.09%) WebDriver
20 52 (1.07%) Gradle
General
1 735 (15.07%) Finance
2 318 (6.52%) Retail
3 270 (5.54%) Banking
4 175 (3.59%) Publishing
5 174 (3.57%) Games
6 158 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 101 (2.07%) Marketing
8 100 (2.05%) Advertising
9 85 (1.74%) Law
10 64 (1.31%) Automotive
11 62 (1.27%) Military
12 54 (1.11%) Legal
13 43 (0.88%) Back Office
14 38 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 36 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 32 (0.66%) Electronics
17 31 (0.64%) Front Office
18 18 (0.37%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1525 (31.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 948 (19.44%) Developer
3 518 (10.62%) Administrator
4 472 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 446 (9.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 304 (6.23%) Linux Administrator
7 293 (6.01%) Senior Developer
8 290 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 285 (5.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 256 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
10 256 (5.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 242 (4.96%) Architect
12 147 (3.01%) Software Engineer
13 144 (2.95%) Java Developer
14 142 (2.91%) .NET Developer
15 111 (2.28%) Analyst
16 110 (2.26%) C# Developer
16 110 (2.26%) DevOps Administrator
17 108 (2.21%) Applications Support
18 103 (2.11%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 879 (18.02%) .NET
2 681 (13.96%) Web Services
3 557 (11.42%) HTML
4 372 (7.63%) CSS
5 366 (7.50%) ASP.NET
6 361 (7.40%) AngularJS
7 343 (7.03%) LAMP
8 319 (6.54%) HTML5
9 286 (5.86%) REST
10 268 (5.50%) Spring
11 222 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 213 (4.37%) XML
13 209 (4.29%) jQuery
14 204 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
15 192 (3.94%) Middleware
16 175 (3.59%) J2EE
16 175 (3.59%) RESTful
17 167 (3.42%) JSON
18 141 (2.89%) CSS3
19 125 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 310 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 265 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 241 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 213 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 145 (2.97%) User Experience
5 145 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 110 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 89 (1.82%) Replication
8 77 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 73 (1.50%) Blackberry
10 67 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 66 (1.35%) Data Structures
12 65 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 63 (1.29%) BBC
14 60 (1.23%) Photography
15 54 (1.11%) Blog
16 53 (1.09%) Clustering
17 50 (1.03%) Digital Media
18 48 (0.98%) PKI
19 47 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2900 (59.46%) Linux
2 1173 (24.05%) Windows
3 739 (15.15%) UNIX
4 477 (9.78%) Ubuntu
5 439 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 415 (8.51%) CentOS
7 222 (4.55%) Debian
8 159 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 143 (2.93%) Apple iOS
10 140 (2.87%) Solaris
11 125 (2.56%) Android
12 102 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 71 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (0.80%) AIX
14 39 (0.80%) CoreOS
15 18 (0.37%) SUSE
15 18 (0.37%) Fedora
16 17 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2168 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1165 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
3 1025 (21.02%) Configuration Management
4 763 (15.64%) Scrum
5 622 (12.75%) TDD
6 577 (11.83%) E-Commerce
7 559 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 508 (10.42%) Open Source
9 451 (9.25%) Software Engineering
10 392 (8.04%) MVC
11 371 (7.61%) OO
12 370 (7.59%) ITIL
13 353 (7.24%) BDD
14 297 (6.09%) SDLC
15 285 (5.84%) Mentoring
16 249 (5.11%) Project Management
17 243 (4.98%) Unit Testing
18 242 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
19 219 (4.49%) SOA
20 213 (4.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1685 (34.55%) Python
2 1464 (30.02%) Java
3 1148 (23.54%) Ruby
4 943 (19.34%) Bash Shell
5 858 (17.59%) Perl
6 807 (16.55%) SQL
7 773 (15.85%) JavaScript
8 760 (15.58%) PHP
9 642 (13.16%) C#
10 587 (12.04%) PowerShell
11 285 (5.84%) C++
12 217 (4.45%) Shell Script
13 211 (4.33%) C
14 176 (3.61%) Scala
15 94 (1.93%) Groovy
16 93 (1.91%) T-SQL
17 82 (1.68%) Korn
18 80 (1.64%) Go
19 48 (0.98%) Clojure
20 38 (0.78%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 586 (12.02%) Degree
2 109 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 99 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 76 (1.56%) CCNA
6 68 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 59 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 26 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.53%) CCNP
9 22 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 22 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.25%) MCSE
11 12 (0.25%) ISEB
12 10 (0.21%) CCA
12 10 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.18%) PMP
14 7 (0.14%) CCDA
14 7 (0.14%) CCDP
15 6 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (6.13%) QA
2 73 (1.50%) SLA
3 50 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.27%) FISMA
7 8 (0.16%) COBIT
8 7 (0.14%) MiFID
9 4 (0.082%) WCAG
10 2 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.041%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.021%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 479 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 348 (7.14%) Docker
3 168 (3.44%) Active Directory
4 143 (2.93%) Varnish
5 118 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 86 (1.76%) KVM
7 76 (1.56%) Samba
8 71 (1.46%) Xen
9 67 (1.37%) vSphere
10 53 (1.09%) VirtualBox
11 46 (0.94%) XenServer
11 46 (0.94%) Postfix
12 43 (0.88%) vCloud
13 36 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
14 33 (0.68%) iptables
15 32 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 31 (0.64%) VMware ESX
16 31 (0.64%) GlusterFS
17 30 (0.62%) NFS
18 22 (0.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2026 (41.54%) Puppet
2 1648 (33.79%) Opscode Chef
3 756 (15.50%) Ansible
4 610 (12.51%) Nagios
5 272 (5.58%) Salt
6 270 (5.54%) Vagrant
7 266 (5.45%) ZABBIX
8 171 (3.51%) Graphite
9 129 (2.65%) logstash
10 108 (2.21%) HAProxy
11 87 (1.78%) Kibana
12 64 (1.31%) Tivoli
13 61 (1.25%) Zenoss
14 56 (1.15%) Capistrano
15 53 (1.09%) Cobbler
16 51 (1.05%) Cacti
17 50 (1.03%) SCCM
18 47 (0.96%) StatsD
19 45 (0.92%) Pingdom
20 36 (0.74%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 684 (14.03%) VMware
2 544 (11.15%) Oracle
3 533 (10.93%) Red Hat
4 469 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 208 (4.26%) Google
6 171 (3.51%) Cisco
7 167 (3.42%) Rackspace
8 160 (3.28%) Splunk
9 143 (2.93%) IBM
10 132 (2.71%) New Relic
11 112 (2.30%) SaltStack
12 63 (1.29%) Dell
12 63 (1.29%) Citrix
13 58 (1.19%) F5
14 48 (0.98%) Akamai
14 48 (0.98%) HP
15 43 (0.88%) Juniper
15 43 (0.88%) Sitecore
16 38 (0.78%) Atlassian
16 38 (0.78%) ESRI
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