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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 159 297 525
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +228
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1976 990 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 0.94% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.14% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 768 321
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -9.00%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
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 £75,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +122 1888 £55,000 +4.76% 289
London +89 1112 £60,000 +9.09% 174
South East +104 286 £50,000 - 39
City of London +61 191 £61,500 +23.00% 53
Yorkshire +90 167 £45,000 - 23
West Yorkshire +77 137 £50,000 +21.21% 20
Leeds +62 131 £50,000 +21.21% 20
South West +54 108 £45,000 - 11
Berkshire +34 85 £60,000 +20.00% 8
West Midlands +46 76 £40,000 +23.07% 3
East of England +36 74 £52,500 +15.38% 18
Surrey +32 71 £52,750 -8.26% 6
North West +23 46 £43,000 -21.81% 13
Hampshire +10 44 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Bristol +28 41 £67,500 +68.75% 7
Oxfordshire +30 40 £47,500 -17.39% 11
Gloucestershire +17 35 £45,000 -
Manchester +19 33 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Coventry +2 33 £60,000 +84.61%
Scotland +22 31 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Reading -5 31 £53,750 +2.38% 6
Oxford +22 30 £47,500 -17.39% 7
Warwickshire +10 22 £40,000 -1.23%
Cambridgeshire +2 22 £52,500 +15.38% 12
Maidenhead +8 19 £60,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire +26 18 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Cambridge -4 18 £42,500 -6.59% 10
North Yorkshire +22 17 £45,000 - 3
Kent +20 17 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Staines +20 17 £54,000 -28.00% 1

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2263 (61.36%) Linux
2 1613 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1557 (42.22%) Puppet
4 1225 (33.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1211 (32.84%) Java
6 1135 (30.78%) Python
7 1069 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
8 949 (25.73%) Windows
9 904 (24.51%) Ruby
10 858 (23.26%) MySQL
11 856 (23.21%) Git (software)
12 803 (21.77%) Jenkins
13 683 (18.52%) Apache
14 681 (18.47%) Configuration Management
15 643 (17.43%) Bash Shell
16 638 (17.30%) Scrum
17 628 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
18 627 (17.00%) .NET
19 611 (16.57%) JavaScript
20 595 (16.13%) SQL
21 584 (15.84%) PHP
22 580 (15.73%) UNIX
23 564 (15.29%) Perl
24 540 (14.64%) SQL Server
25 527 (14.29%) Web Services
26 510 (13.83%) VMware
27 498 (13.50%) TDD
27 498 (13.50%) E-Commerce
28 463 (12.55%) Open Source
28 463 (12.55%) NoSQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 683 (18.52%) Apache
2 372 (10.09%) nginx
3 363 (9.84%) IIS
4 356 (9.65%) Tomcat
5 252 (6.83%) Node.js
6 206 (5.59%) OpenStack
7 166 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
8 121 (3.28%) JBoss
9 76 (2.06%) Confluence
10 73 (1.98%) Apache Solr
11 65 (1.76%) WebLogic
12 52 (1.41%) CMS
13 47 (1.27%) WebSphere
14 40 (1.08%) SharePoint
15 38 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
16 34 (0.92%) Drupal
17 24 (0.65%) MediaWiki
18 22 (0.60%) MS Exchange
19 21 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
20 19 (0.52%) CloudStack
Applications
1 179 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.46%) MS Office
3 8 (0.22%) Weka
4 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.081%) MS Project
6 2 (0.054%) HipChat
7 1 (0.027%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.027%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 56 (1.52%) Sophis RISQUE
2 23 (0.62%) Magento
3 19 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.49%) assyst
5 11 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.19%) Tridion
8 3 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.054%) Summit
10 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.027%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.027%) Global One
10 1 (0.027%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.027%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 628 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
4 150 (4.07%) SaaS
5 138 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
6 137 (3.71%) Amazon S3
7 115 (3.12%) PaaS
7 115 (3.12%) IaaS
8 111 (3.01%) GitHub
9 55 (1.49%) Rackspace Cloud
10 39 (1.06%) Route 53
11 34 (0.92%) SoftLayer
12 27 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
13 25 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
14 22 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
14 22 (0.60%) Heroku
15 18 (0.49%) Google Apps
16 17 (0.46%) Joyent
17 15 (0.41%) Terremark
18 10 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 253 (6.86%) Firewall
2 245 (6.64%) DNS
3 206 (5.59%) HTTP
4 163 (4.42%) Internet
5 161 (4.37%) TCP/IP
6 110 (2.98%) SAN
7 71 (1.93%) VPN
8 70 (1.90%) LAN
9 68 (1.84%) WAN
9 68 (1.84%) Network Security
10 66 (1.79%) DHCP
11 61 (1.65%) LDAP
12 52 (1.41%) VLAN
13 49 (1.33%) SSL
14 32 (0.87%) BGP
14 32 (0.87%) SSH
15 31 (0.84%) iSCSI
15 31 (0.84%) IPv4
16 30 (0.81%) NAS
17 28 (0.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 858 (23.26%) MySQL
2 540 (14.64%) SQL Server
3 463 (12.55%) NoSQL
4 401 (10.87%) MongoDB
5 248 (6.72%) Redis
6 243 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 218 (5.91%) Big Data
8 201 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 200 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
10 159 (4.31%) Hadoop
11 112 (3.04%) RDBMS
12 67 (1.82%) Riak
13 64 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 54 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
15 50 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 49 (1.33%) MariaDB
17 48 (1.30%) SQLite
17 48 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (1.11%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 856 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 803 (21.77%) Jenkins
3 344 (9.33%) TeamCity
4 310 (8.41%) Subversion
5 264 (7.16%) Maven
6 249 (6.75%) JIRA
7 231 (6.26%) Hudson
8 134 (3.63%) Ant
9 106 (2.87%) Cucumber
10 97 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 96 (2.60%) NUnit
11 96 (2.60%) Selenium
12 90 (2.44%) Mercurial
13 80 (2.17%) Visual Studio
14 68 (1.84%) MSBuild
15 60 (1.63%) Jasmine
16 57 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 51 (1.38%) RSpec
17 51 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
18 49 (1.33%) Artifactory
General
1 462 (12.53%) Finance
2 195 (5.29%) Games
3 139 (3.77%) Retail
4 118 (3.20%) Banking
5 114 (3.09%) Publishing
6 99 (2.68%) Marketing
7 61 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 55 (1.49%) Advertising
9 36 (0.98%) Law
10 35 (0.95%) Front Office
11 26 (0.70%) Legal
11 26 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.52%) French Language
12 19 (0.52%) Back Office
13 18 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.49%) German Language
14 17 (0.46%) Automotive
15 15 (0.41%) Electronics
15 15 (0.41%) Military
16 14 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1122 (30.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 763 (20.69%) Developer
3 529 (14.34%) Administrator
4 452 (12.26%) Systems Administrator
5 310 (8.41%) Linux Administrator
6 293 (7.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 291 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 207 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
9 192 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
10 185 (5.02%) Architect
11 176 (4.77%) Senior Developer
12 166 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 127 (3.44%) Java Developer
14 100 (2.71%) .NET Developer
15 94 (2.55%) DBA
16 88 (2.39%) DevOps Administrator
17 83 (2.25%) Lead Developer
18 81 (2.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
19 72 (1.95%) Analyst
20 71 (1.93%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (17.00%) .NET
2 527 (14.29%) Web Services
3 437 (11.85%) HTML
4 321 (8.70%) CSS
5 278 (7.54%) LAMP
6 257 (6.97%) REST
7 254 (6.89%) AngularJS
8 217 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 201 (5.45%) HTML5
10 175 (4.75%) jQuery
11 158 (4.28%) RESTful
12 150 (4.07%) Spring
13 148 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 145 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
15 144 (3.90%) XML
16 121 (3.28%) JSON
17 114 (3.09%) Django
18 109 (2.96%) J2EE
19 108 (2.93%) KnockoutJS
20 88 (2.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 463 (12.55%) Open Source
2 240 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 173 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 131 (3.55%) User Experience
6 100 (2.71%) Replication
7 89 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 60 (1.63%) Blog
9 53 (1.44%) iPhone
10 47 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (1.25%) Clustering
12 38 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
13 34 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 32 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 32 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
15 30 (0.81%) Blackberry
16 28 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 25 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 22 (0.60%) Social Media
19 21 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2263 (61.36%) Linux
2 949 (25.73%) Windows
3 580 (15.73%) UNIX
4 366 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 332 (9.00%) CentOS
6 326 (8.84%) Ubuntu
7 173 (4.69%) Debian
8 154 (4.18%) Android
9 126 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (2.87%) Solaris
11 99 (2.68%) Apple iOS
12 53 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 36 (0.98%) Windows 7
16 24 (0.65%) Windows 8
17 22 (0.60%) AIX
18 18 (0.49%) SUSE
18 18 (0.49%) Fedora
19 16 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1613 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1069 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
3 681 (18.47%) Configuration Management
4 638 (17.30%) Scrum
5 498 (13.50%) TDD
5 498 (13.50%) E-Commerce
6 368 (9.98%) OO
7 313 (8.49%) MVC
8 280 (7.59%) BDD
9 235 (6.37%) Software Engineering
10 217 (5.88%) Kanban
11 215 (5.83%) Project Management
12 195 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 192 (5.21%) ITIL
14 171 (4.64%) SOA
15 166 (4.50%) Mentoring
16 160 (4.34%) Release Management
17 156 (4.23%) Unit Testing
18 143 (3.88%) Automated Testing
19 138 (3.74%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1211 (32.84%) Java
2 1135 (30.78%) Python
3 904 (24.51%) Ruby
4 643 (17.43%) Bash Shell
5 611 (16.57%) JavaScript
6 595 (16.13%) SQL
7 584 (15.84%) PHP
8 564 (15.29%) Perl
9 424 (11.50%) C#
10 350 (9.49%) PowerShell
11 186 (5.04%) Shell Script
12 119 (3.23%) C
13 116 (3.15%) C++
14 81 (2.20%) Scala
15 66 (1.79%) Groovy
16 48 (1.30%) Korn
17 40 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 30 (0.81%) Golang
19 28 (0.76%) PHP5
20 27 (0.73%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 443 (12.01%) Degree
2 66 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.52%) VCP4
4 53 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (0.98%) CCNA
7 34 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 30 (0.81%) ISEB
9 27 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 26 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.24%) CCNP
15 8 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.16%) RHCSA
16 6 (0.16%) CCA
16 6 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (7.92%) QA
2 54 (1.46%) SLA
3 51 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.35%) COBIT
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.054%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.027%) BS15000
10 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
System Software
1 327 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 120 (3.25%) Docker
4 106 (2.87%) Varnish
5 76 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 69 (1.87%) KVM
7 67 (1.82%) vSphere
8 46 (1.25%) Samba
9 39 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (1.03%) XenServer
11 36 (0.98%) Xen
12 33 (0.89%) vCloud
13 28 (0.76%) VMware ESX
14 27 (0.73%) NFS
15 26 (0.70%) Postfix
16 20 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 17 (0.46%) LXC
18 16 (0.43%) VirtualBox
19 12 (0.33%) Firmware
20 10 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1557 (42.22%) Puppet
2 1225 (33.22%) Opscode Chef
3 432 (11.71%) Nagios
4 409 (11.09%) Ansible
5 222 (6.02%) Vagrant
6 221 (5.99%) Salt
7 184 (4.99%) ZABBIX
8 160 (4.34%) Graphite
9 117 (3.17%) logstash
10 99 (2.68%) HAProxy
11 59 (1.60%) Tivoli
12 56 (1.52%) Cobbler
13 54 (1.46%) collectd
14 49 (1.33%) Kibana
15 46 (1.25%) StatsD
16 42 (1.14%) SCCM
17 38 (1.03%) Zenoss
18 37 (1.00%) Ganglia
19 33 (0.89%) Cacti
20 25 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 510 (13.83%) VMware
2 432 (11.71%) Red Hat
3 369 (10.01%) Oracle
4 331 (8.98%) Microsoft
5 130 (3.52%) Rackspace
6 122 (3.31%) Google
7 100 (2.71%) Cisco
7 100 (2.71%) Splunk
8 95 (2.58%) SaltStack
9 88 (2.39%) New Relic
10 71 (1.93%) Dell
11 64 (1.74%) Akamai
12 53 (1.44%) Citrix
13 48 (1.30%) HP
14 43 (1.17%) IBM
15 29 (0.79%) Atlassian
15 29 (0.79%) Percona
16 28 (0.76%) Sybase
17 27 (0.73%) F5
18 26 (0.70%) hybris
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum Negotiable package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday