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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 183 280 543
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +263
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1710 1003 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.17% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 815 302
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% -

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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 +99 1614 £55,000 +10.00% 268
London +71 952 £60,000 +9.09% 144
South East +52 267 £47,500 +2.15% 35
Yorkshire +75 162 £45,000 +5.88% 21
City of London +47 156 £57,500 +15.00% 42
West Yorkshire +67 124 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Leeds +69 115 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Surrey +35 85 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South West +20 72 £45,000 - 14
Berkshire -5 69 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Hampshire +8 56 £45,000 -10.00% 9
East of England +18 54 £52,500 +16.66% 27
West Midlands +31 53 £40,000 +23.07% 14
Scotland +37 43 £47,500 +5.55% 8
North West +20 33 £42,500 -34.61% 8
Bristol +24 31 £65,000 +85.71% 10
Oxfordshire +20 31 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Reading -9 30 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 26 £45,000 -1.09% 16
North Yorkshire +36 24 £40,000 - 4
Cambridge +7 23 £43,750 -3.84% 13
Basingstoke +12 22 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +12 22 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Maidenhead +12 22 £60,000 +36.36%
Manchester +9 21 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Coventry +4 20 £62,500 +92.30% 2
Kent +17 19 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Warwickshire +9 18 £40,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -3 18 £45,000 - 2
Glasgow +26 16 £46,750 - 1

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2175 (62.27%) Linux
2 1602 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1512 (43.29%) Puppet
4 1205 (34.50%) Java
5 1201 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1097 (31.41%) Python
7 1017 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
8 956 (27.37%) Windows
9 914 (26.17%) Ruby
10 853 (24.42%) MySQL
11 834 (23.88%) Git (software)
12 781 (22.36%) Jenkins
13 674 (19.30%) Apache
14 653 (18.69%) Scrum
15 602 (17.23%) .NET
16 599 (17.15%) Configuration Management
17 596 (17.06%) Bash Shell
18 581 (16.63%) JavaScript
19 562 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
20 540 (15.46%) PHP
21 535 (15.32%) UNIX
22 528 (15.12%) SQL
23 519 (14.86%) Perl
24 513 (14.69%) TDD
25 511 (14.63%) Open Source
26 495 (14.17%) VMware
27 494 (14.14%) SQL Server
28 489 (14.00%) E-Commerce
29 478 (13.68%) Web Services
30 454 (13.00%) Nagios

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 674 (19.30%) Apache
2 400 (11.45%) nginx
3 363 (10.39%) Tomcat
4 356 (10.19%) IIS
5 249 (7.13%) Node.js
6 200 (5.73%) OpenStack
7 164 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
8 119 (3.41%) JBoss
9 98 (2.81%) Apache Solr
10 79 (2.26%) Confluence
11 61 (1.75%) WebLogic
12 50 (1.43%) WebSphere
13 47 (1.35%) SharePoint
14 46 (1.32%) CMS
15 32 (0.92%) Drupal
16 31 (0.89%) Jetty
17 29 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
18 26 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
19 20 (0.57%) MediaWiki
19 20 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 168 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.43%) MS Office
3 11 (0.31%) Weka
4 4 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.086%) MS Project
5 3 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.057%) HipChat
7 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 59 (1.69%) Sophis RISQUE
2 23 (0.66%) Magento
3 20 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.17%) assyst
6 5 (0.14%) Summit
6 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.11%) Tridion
8 3 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.029%) Global One
9 1 (0.029%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 562 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
4 161 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
5 130 (3.72%) SaaS
6 111 (3.18%) GitHub
7 105 (3.01%) Amazon S3
8 97 (2.78%) IaaS
9 96 (2.75%) PaaS
10 54 (1.55%) Rackspace Cloud
11 34 (0.97%) SoftLayer
12 29 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (0.83%) Route 53
13 19 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (0.46%) Joyent
14 16 (0.46%) Google Apps
14 16 (0.46%) Google App Engine
15 14 (0.40%) Heroku
16 13 (0.37%) Terremark
17 9 (0.26%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 247 (7.07%) DNS
2 245 (7.01%) Firewall
3 213 (6.10%) HTTP
4 190 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 169 (4.84%) Internet
6 103 (2.95%) SAN
7 82 (2.35%) DHCP
8 76 (2.18%) WAN
9 72 (2.06%) LDAP
10 69 (1.98%) LAN
11 66 (1.89%) VPN
12 63 (1.80%) Network Security
13 55 (1.57%) SSL
14 40 (1.15%) VLAN
15 38 (1.09%) FTP
16 31 (0.89%) IPv4
17 29 (0.83%) IPsec
18 27 (0.77%) VoIP
19 25 (0.72%) SMTP
19 25 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (24.42%) MySQL
2 494 (14.14%) SQL Server
3 437 (12.51%) NoSQL
4 402 (11.51%) MongoDB
5 242 (6.93%) Redis
6 229 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 197 (5.64%) Big Data
8 189 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
9 182 (5.21%) Relational Database
10 146 (4.18%) Hadoop
11 107 (3.06%) RDBMS
12 64 (1.83%) SQLite
13 58 (1.66%) Riak
14 54 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 51 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 49 (1.40%) MariaDB
17 47 (1.35%) Oracle Database
18 43 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
19 39 (1.12%) TokuDB
20 38 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 834 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 781 (22.36%) Jenkins
3 351 (10.05%) TeamCity
4 299 (8.56%) Subversion
5 252 (7.21%) Maven
6 248 (7.10%) JIRA
7 223 (6.38%) Hudson
8 131 (3.75%) Ant
9 118 (3.38%) NUnit
10 113 (3.24%) Cucumber
11 102 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 98 (2.81%) Selenium
13 82 (2.35%) Mercurial
14 79 (2.26%) Visual Studio
15 71 (2.03%) MSBuild
16 65 (1.86%) Jasmine
17 61 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 55 (1.57%) RSpec
18 55 (1.57%) Artifactory
19 46 (1.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 427 (12.22%) Finance
2 191 (5.47%) Games
3 134 (3.84%) Retail
4 129 (3.69%) Publishing
5 109 (3.12%) Banking
6 96 (2.75%) Marketing
7 56 (1.60%) Advertising
8 43 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 33 (0.94%) Law
10 30 (0.86%) Front Office
10 30 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.72%) Legal
12 22 (0.63%) German Language
13 20 (0.57%) Back Office
14 18 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.49%) Automotive
15 17 (0.49%) Music Industry
16 15 (0.43%) French Language
17 12 (0.34%) Italian Language
18 10 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1024 (29.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 720 (20.61%) Developer
3 526 (15.06%) Administrator
4 457 (13.08%) Systems Administrator
5 319 (9.13%) Linux Administrator
6 297 (8.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 265 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 199 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
9 184 (5.27%) Architect
10 177 (5.07%) Senior Developer
11 160 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
12 138 (3.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 124 (3.55%) Java Developer
14 100 (2.86%) .NET Developer
15 88 (2.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 85 (2.43%) Lead Developer
17 84 (2.40%) DBA
18 79 (2.26%) DevOps Administrator
19 72 (2.06%) Analyst
20 68 (1.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (17.23%) .NET
2 478 (13.68%) Web Services
3 396 (11.34%) HTML
4 298 (8.53%) LAMP
5 288 (8.25%) CSS
6 267 (7.64%) REST
7 230 (6.58%) ASP.NET
8 228 (6.53%) AngularJS
9 172 (4.92%) HTML5
10 155 (4.44%) jQuery
11 151 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 137 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
13 134 (3.84%) XML
14 128 (3.66%) Spring
15 121 (3.46%) RESTful
16 115 (3.29%) Django
17 104 (2.98%) KnockoutJS
18 103 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
19 97 (2.78%) .NET Framework
20 94 (2.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 511 (14.63%) Open Source
2 229 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 178 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 150 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (3.89%) User Experience
6 98 (2.81%) Replication
7 81 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 73 (2.09%) Blog
9 70 (2.00%) iPhone
10 54 (1.55%) Augmented Reality
11 51 (1.46%) Digital Media
11 51 (1.46%) Clustering
12 41 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (1.12%) Blackberry
14 32 (0.92%) Social Media
15 29 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 26 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (0.72%) Client/Server
18 23 (0.66%) BBC
19 21 (0.60%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2175 (62.27%) Linux
2 956 (27.37%) Windows
3 535 (15.32%) UNIX
4 330 (9.45%) Ubuntu
4 330 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 313 (8.96%) CentOS
6 191 (5.47%) Debian
7 153 (4.38%) Android
8 128 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (2.26%) Solaris
10 68 (1.95%) Apple iOS
11 47 (1.35%) Windows 7
12 45 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 33 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (0.63%) AIX
17 19 (0.54%) SUSE
18 17 (0.49%) Fedora
19 13 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1602 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1017 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
3 653 (18.69%) Scrum
4 599 (17.15%) Configuration Management
5 513 (14.69%) TDD
6 489 (14.00%) E-Commerce
7 415 (11.88%) OO
8 301 (8.62%) MVC
9 283 (8.10%) BDD
10 214 (6.13%) Software Engineering
11 207 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 205 (5.87%) Project Management
13 185 (5.30%) Kanban
14 161 (4.61%) ITIL
14 161 (4.61%) SOA
15 156 (4.47%) Mentoring
16 142 (4.07%) Unit Testing
17 137 (3.92%) Release Management
18 131 (3.75%) Automated Testing
19 126 (3.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1205 (34.50%) Java
2 1097 (31.41%) Python
3 914 (26.17%) Ruby
4 596 (17.06%) Bash Shell
5 581 (16.63%) JavaScript
6 540 (15.46%) PHP
7 528 (15.12%) SQL
8 519 (14.86%) Perl
9 427 (12.22%) C#
10 322 (9.22%) PowerShell
11 192 (5.50%) Shell Script
12 107 (3.06%) C++
13 91 (2.61%) C
14 59 (1.69%) Groovy
15 55 (1.57%) Scala
16 30 (0.86%) T-SQL
17 28 (0.80%) Korn
18 24 (0.69%) PHP5
18 24 (0.69%) Clojure
19 21 (0.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 407 (11.65%) Degree
2 54 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 51 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (1.06%) CCNA
6 31 (0.89%) AWS Certification
7 26 (0.74%) ISEB
8 22 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 21 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.34%) CCNP
11 11 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.17%) RHCE
14 6 (0.17%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.11%) NCDA
15 4 (0.11%) MCITP
15 4 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (8.76%) QA
2 59 (1.69%) SLA
3 44 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.34%) COBIT
7 5 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.086%) BS15000
10 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 314 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 115 (3.29%) Varnish
4 84 (2.40%) KVM
5 81 (2.32%) vSphere
6 78 (2.23%) Docker
7 68 (1.95%) Hyper-V
8 49 (1.40%) Xen
9 45 (1.29%) Samba
10 40 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (1.09%) XenServer
12 33 (0.94%) NFS
13 30 (0.86%) VMware ESX
14 28 (0.80%) vCloud
15 22 (0.63%) Postfix
16 14 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 14 (0.40%) LXC
17 12 (0.34%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.34%) Firmware
18 10 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1512 (43.29%) Puppet
2 1201 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
3 454 (13.00%) Nagios
4 342 (9.79%) Ansible
5 224 (6.41%) Vagrant
6 209 (5.98%) Salt
7 199 (5.70%) ZABBIX
8 157 (4.49%) Graphite
9 115 (3.29%) logstash
10 101 (2.89%) HAProxy
11 51 (1.46%) Kibana
12 50 (1.43%) StatsD
13 45 (1.29%) collectd
14 43 (1.23%) Cobbler
15 42 (1.20%) Ganglia
16 41 (1.17%) Tivoli
17 40 (1.15%) Zenoss
18 36 (1.03%) Cacti
18 36 (1.03%) SCCM
19 34 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 495 (14.17%) VMware
2 422 (12.08%) Red Hat
3 328 (9.39%) Microsoft
4 304 (8.70%) Oracle
5 134 (3.84%) Rackspace
6 111 (3.18%) Google
7 105 (3.01%) Cisco
8 103 (2.95%) Dell
9 92 (2.63%) New Relic
9 92 (2.63%) SaltStack
10 76 (2.18%) Splunk
11 66 (1.89%) HP
12 54 (1.55%) Akamai
13 48 (1.37%) Citrix
14 45 (1.29%) IBM
15 38 (1.09%) Juniper
16 30 (0.86%) Sony
17 28 (0.80%) Atlassian
17 28 (0.80%) Sun
18 26 (0.74%) Percona
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Strong Modern Benefit Support
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £150,000 per annum to GBP 150,000 plus variable + ben
Posted: Yesterday