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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 184 350 617
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +267
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1798 794 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 0.73% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.90% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 670 273
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014 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 21 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
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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 +159 1730 £55,000 - 205
London +98 1122 £57,500 +4.54% 127
South East +142 252 £50,000 - 23
City of London +69 173 £57,500 +2.22% 31
Yorkshire +100 151 £45,000 +38.46% 27
West Yorkshire +82 124 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Leeds +70 118 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Surrey +45 84 £47,500 -17.39% 6
East of England +41 82 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +31 61 £60,000 +17.07% 4
Hampshire +37 49 £44,500 -19.09% 5
Scotland +32 41 £49,500 -1.00% 3
West Midlands +3 35 £50,000 +43.88% 1
East Midlands +26 34 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Cambridge +17 34 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 34 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Maidenhead +11 30 £57,500 +35.29% 1
North West +1 28 £47,500 +17.28% 14
Basingstoke +34 27 £44,500 - 2
Edinburgh +12 27 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Birmingham +9 24 £60,000 -7.69%
Reigate - 22 £47,500 - 1
Reading -3 20 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Leicestershire - 20 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex -3 19 £40,000 +3.22%
South West -13 19 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Manchester -16 19 £50,000 - 7
Oxfordshire +29 18 £90,000 +125.00% 3
Bristol +9 18 £42,500 +21.42%
Brighton +4 18 £40,000 +3.22%

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2103 (62.53%) Linux
2 1580 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1471 (43.74%) Puppet
4 1259 (37.44%) Java
5 1221 (36.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1099 (32.68%) Python
7 935 (27.80%) Ruby
8 925 (27.51%) Windows
9 881 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
10 857 (25.48%) MySQL
11 820 (24.38%) Git (software)
12 763 (22.69%) Jenkins
13 693 (20.61%) Apache
14 680 (20.22%) Scrum
15 588 (17.48%) Bash Shell
16 561 (16.68%) Open Source
17 547 (16.27%) TDD
18 542 (16.12%) UNIX
19 539 (16.03%) .NET
19 539 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
20 531 (15.79%) PHP
21 519 (15.43%) JavaScript
22 517 (15.37%) Perl
22 517 (15.37%) E-Commerce
23 504 (14.99%) Configuration Management
24 486 (14.45%) Red Hat
25 463 (13.77%) Web Services
26 461 (13.71%) MongoDB
27 444 (13.20%) VMware
28 443 (13.17%) SQL Server

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 693 (20.61%) Apache
2 421 (12.52%) nginx
3 370 (11.00%) Tomcat
4 335 (9.96%) IIS
5 212 (6.30%) Node.js
5 212 (6.30%) OpenStack
6 170 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
7 133 (3.95%) Apache Solr
8 102 (3.03%) JBoss
9 86 (2.56%) Confluence
10 62 (1.84%) CMS
11 49 (1.46%) Jetty
12 42 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 41 (1.22%) Drupal
14 37 (1.10%) SharePoint
15 31 (0.92%) WebSphere
16 30 (0.89%) MS Exchange
17 28 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
18 27 (0.80%) WordPress
19 21 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 194 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.51%) MS Office
3 11 (0.33%) Weka
4 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.030%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 54 (1.61%) Sophis RISQUE
2 41 (1.22%) Magento
3 11 (0.33%) Summit
4 9 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.089%) Tridion
6 3 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.059%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.030%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 539 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
4 176 (5.23%) Amazon EC2
5 124 (3.69%) SaaS
6 120 (3.57%) GitHub
7 90 (2.68%) Amazon S3
8 89 (2.65%) IaaS
9 82 (2.44%) PaaS
10 64 (1.90%) Rackspace Cloud
11 20 (0.59%) ElastiCache
11 20 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 18 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 18 (0.54%) Joyent
12 18 (0.54%) Basecamp
13 17 (0.51%) Route 53
14 16 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (0.45%) Heroku
16 14 (0.42%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 259 (7.70%) DNS
2 213 (6.33%) Firewall
3 206 (6.13%) HTTP
4 204 (6.07%) TCP/IP
5 173 (5.14%) Internet
6 109 (3.24%) SAN
7 107 (3.18%) LDAP
8 89 (2.65%) DHCP
9 66 (1.96%) VPN
10 64 (1.90%) SSL
11 61 (1.81%) WAN
12 57 (1.69%) FTP
13 54 (1.61%) LAN
14 45 (1.34%) Network Security
15 39 (1.16%) SMTP
16 37 (1.10%) VoIP
17 31 (0.92%) VLAN
18 25 (0.74%) MPLS
19 23 (0.68%) NAS
20 21 (0.62%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (25.48%) MySQL
2 461 (13.71%) MongoDB
3 443 (13.17%) SQL Server
4 423 (12.58%) NoSQL
5 249 (7.40%) Redis
6 223 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
7 214 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 201 (5.98%) Big Data
9 187 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 146 (4.34%) Hadoop
11 101 (3.00%) RDBMS
12 61 (1.81%) SQLite
13 53 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
14 51 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 44 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (1.22%) CouchDB
18 40 (1.19%) Oracle Database
19 39 (1.16%) HBase
20 38 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 820 (24.38%) Git (software)
2 763 (22.69%) Jenkins
3 341 (10.14%) Subversion
4 316 (9.40%) TeamCity
5 263 (7.82%) Maven
6 254 (7.55%) JIRA
7 177 (5.26%) Hudson
8 127 (3.78%) Selenium
9 115 (3.42%) Ant
10 110 (3.27%) Cucumber
11 109 (3.24%) NUnit
12 78 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 61 (1.81%) Jasmine
15 58 (1.72%) CruiseControl
16 54 (1.61%) RSpec
16 54 (1.61%) MSBuild
17 51 (1.52%) Mercurial
18 45 (1.34%) PhantomJS
19 44 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 441 (13.11%) Finance
2 182 (5.41%) Games
3 169 (5.03%) Retail
4 132 (3.93%) Publishing
5 112 (3.33%) Banking
6 109 (3.24%) Marketing
7 61 (1.81%) Advertising
8 55 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.34%) Law
10 41 (1.22%) Music Industry
11 37 (1.10%) Back Office
12 31 (0.92%) Legal
13 28 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 23 (0.68%) Front Office
15 23 (0.68%) German Language
16 15 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.45%) French Language
17 11 (0.33%) Electronics
17 11 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 949 (28.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 673 (20.01%) Developer
3 517 (15.37%) Administrator
4 498 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 331 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
6 324 (9.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 280 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 184 (5.47%) Senior Developer
9 169 (5.03%) Architect
10 164 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
11 149 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
12 125 (3.72%) Java Developer
13 110 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 95 (2.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 93 (2.77%) Operations Engineer
16 90 (2.68%) Web Engineer
17 88 (2.62%) DevOps Administrator
18 83 (2.47%) Analyst
19 78 (2.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 77 (2.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (16.03%) .NET
2 463 (13.77%) Web Services
3 364 (10.82%) LAMP
4 330 (9.81%) HTML
5 231 (6.87%) ASP.NET
6 228 (6.78%) CSS
7 209 (6.21%) REST
8 156 (4.64%) AngularJS
9 155 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 141 (4.19%) jQuery
10 141 (4.19%) XML
11 131 (3.90%) Spring
12 128 (3.81%) HTML5
13 123 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 100 (2.97%) .NET Framework
15 98 (2.91%) Django
16 95 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
17 81 (2.41%) Hibernate
18 78 (2.32%) RESTful
19 76 (2.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 561 (16.68%) Open Source
2 242 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 172 (5.11%) User Experience
4 156 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 127 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (2.74%) iPhone
7 76 (2.26%) Digital Media
8 74 (2.20%) Blog
9 72 (2.14%) Replication
10 70 (2.08%) Social Media
11 66 (1.96%) Management Information System
12 60 (1.78%) Augmented Reality
13 59 (1.75%) Clustering
13 59 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
14 47 (1.40%) Blackberry
15 41 (1.22%) Mathematics
16 25 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 25 (0.74%) IPTV
17 21 (0.62%) Online Games
18 20 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2103 (62.53%) Linux
2 925 (27.51%) Windows
3 542 (16.12%) UNIX
4 411 (12.22%) Ubuntu
5 361 (10.73%) CentOS
6 316 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 279 (8.30%) Debian
8 141 (4.19%) Android
9 132 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 92 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 78 (2.32%) Solaris
12 56 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (1.31%) Fedora
14 40 (1.19%) Mac OS X
15 39 (1.16%) AIX
15 39 (1.16%) Windows 7
16 35 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (0.95%) Windows 8
18 25 (0.74%) SUSE
19 12 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1580 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 881 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
3 680 (20.22%) Scrum
4 547 (16.27%) TDD
5 517 (15.37%) E-Commerce
6 504 (14.99%) Configuration Management
7 428 (12.73%) OO
8 282 (8.39%) BDD
9 281 (8.36%) MVC
10 210 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 210 (6.24%) Mentoring
11 209 (6.21%) Project Management
12 208 (6.18%) ITIL
13 195 (5.80%) Software Engineering
14 162 (4.82%) Kanban
15 161 (4.79%) SOA
16 159 (4.73%) Release Management
17 157 (4.67%) OOP
18 142 (4.22%) Load Balancing
19 139 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1259 (37.44%) Java
2 1099 (32.68%) Python
3 935 (27.80%) Ruby
4 588 (17.48%) Bash Shell
5 531 (15.79%) PHP
6 519 (15.43%) JavaScript
7 517 (15.37%) Perl
8 394 (11.72%) C#
9 391 (11.63%) SQL
10 266 (7.91%) PowerShell
11 188 (5.59%) Shell Script
12 132 (3.93%) C
13 129 (3.84%) C++
14 90 (2.68%) Scala
15 68 (2.02%) Groovy
16 31 (0.92%) Clojure
17 29 (0.86%) Korn
18 26 (0.77%) R
18 26 (0.77%) T-SQL
18 26 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 310 (9.22%) Degree
2 51 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 45 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (1.07%) CCNA
7 35 (1.04%) ISEB
8 24 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 18 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 18 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.51%) CCNP
12 14 (0.42%) MCSE
13 13 (0.39%) PhD
14 12 (0.36%) MCITP
15 9 (0.27%) Sun Certification
16 8 (0.24%) NCDA
17 6 (0.18%) RHCE
18 4 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (11.12%) QA
2 112 (3.33%) SLA
3 51 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.33%) ISO 14001
6 10 (0.30%) COBIT
7 9 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.089%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.089%) BS15000
8 3 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.059%) HL7
10 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 262 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (3.90%) Varnish
3 109 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 102 (3.03%) KVM
5 72 (2.14%) vSphere
6 63 (1.87%) Xen
7 62 (1.84%) Samba
7 62 (1.84%) NFS
8 58 (1.72%) Hyper-V
9 52 (1.55%) Docker
10 41 (1.22%) VMware ESX
11 34 (1.01%) XenServer
12 27 (0.80%) Postfix
13 25 (0.74%) vCloud
14 21 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (0.45%) LXC
16 9 (0.27%) Ceph
16 9 (0.27%) XenApp
17 8 (0.24%) VirtualBox
18 7 (0.21%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1471 (43.74%) Puppet
2 1221 (36.31%) Opscode Chef
3 432 (12.85%) Nagios
4 220 (6.54%) Ansible
5 192 (5.71%) ZABBIX
6 188 (5.59%) Vagrant
7 144 (4.28%) Salt
8 96 (2.85%) logstash
9 94 (2.80%) HAProxy
10 58 (1.72%) StatsD
11 50 (1.49%) Opsview
12 48 (1.43%) Ganglia
13 47 (1.40%) Cacti
14 45 (1.34%) Zenoss
15 43 (1.28%) Kibana
16 31 (0.92%) Capistrano
17 30 (0.89%) Munin
18 29 (0.86%) collectd
19 26 (0.77%) SCOM
19 26 (0.77%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 486 (14.45%) Red Hat
2 444 (13.20%) VMware
3 342 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 261 (7.76%) Oracle
5 157 (4.67%) Rackspace
6 128 (3.81%) Dell
7 121 (3.60%) Cisco
8 107 (3.18%) HP
9 82 (2.44%) New Relic
10 81 (2.41%) SaltStack
11 70 (2.08%) Google
12 60 (1.78%) Splunk
12 60 (1.78%) Sony
13 56 (1.67%) IBM
13 56 (1.67%) Juniper
14 46 (1.37%) Citrix
15 43 (1.28%) Akamai
16 41 (1.22%) Toshiba
17 33 (0.98%) Adobe
17 33 (0.98%) Apple
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus + stock options
Posted: 9 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday