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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 197 300 518
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +218
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1718 1007 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 0.92% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.13% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 832 339
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(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 +92 1635 £52,500 - 187
London +69 1012 £60,000 +9.09% 100
South East +79 267 £47,500 +5.55% 29
Yorkshire +87 180 £45,000 +9.09% 18
City of London +26 157 £57,500 +9.52% 30
West Yorkshire +78 132 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Leeds +79 122 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Surrey +36 86 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Berkshire +28 70 £60,000 +36.36% 6
Hampshire +20 58 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England +2 51 £45,000 - 15
South West +15 49 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Scotland +36 41 £40,000 +11.11% 14
Basingstoke +20 35 £45,000 -
Maidenhead +19 32 £60,000 +41.17%
Reading -1 29 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Oxfordshire +25 28 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Bristol +17 26 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Edinburgh +12 25 £33,000 -8.33% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 23 £45,000 +15.38% 13
North West -4 23 £44,000 -37.14% 5
North Yorkshire - 23 £40,000 - 4
Cambridge +9 22 £45,000 +15.38% 12
South Yorkshire -2 22 £39,750 -20.50% 4
Sheffield -6 22 £39,750 -20.50% 4
Reigate - 21 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands +34 20 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands -10 20 £40,000 -17.94% 4
Leicestershire - 18 £37,500 -
Glasgow +25 15 £47,500 - 2

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2162 (61.81%) Linux
2 1646 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1556 (44.48%) Puppet
4 1270 (36.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1266 (36.19%) Java
6 1113 (31.82%) Python
7 1007 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
8 991 (28.33%) Ruby
9 977 (27.93%) Windows
10 874 (24.99%) MySQL
11 869 (24.84%) Git (software)
12 812 (23.21%) Jenkins
13 704 (20.13%) Apache
14 693 (19.81%) Scrum
15 611 (17.47%) Bash Shell
16 585 (16.72%) .NET
17 567 (16.21%) Configuration Management
18 559 (15.98%) JavaScript
18 559 (15.98%) TDD
18 559 (15.98%) Open Source
19 544 (15.55%) Amazon AWS
20 528 (15.09%) PHP
21 520 (14.87%) UNIX
22 514 (14.69%) Perl
23 509 (14.55%) VMware
24 504 (14.41%) SQL Server
25 491 (14.04%) E-Commerce
26 484 (13.84%) SQL
27 475 (13.58%) Nagios
28 466 (13.32%) Web Services

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 704 (20.13%) Apache
2 440 (12.58%) nginx
3 389 (11.12%) Tomcat
4 353 (10.09%) IIS
5 244 (6.98%) Node.js
6 216 (6.17%) OpenStack
7 179 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
8 128 (3.66%) Apache Solr
9 117 (3.34%) JBoss
10 92 (2.63%) Confluence
11 58 (1.66%) WebLogic
12 52 (1.49%) CMS
13 51 (1.46%) SharePoint
14 46 (1.32%) WebSphere
15 45 (1.29%) Jetty
16 35 (1.00%) Drupal
17 31 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
18 26 (0.74%) MS Exchange
19 24 (0.69%) WordPress
20 23 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 197 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.46%) MS Office
3 11 (0.31%) Weka
4 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.086%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 64 (1.83%) Sophis RISQUE
2 33 (0.94%) Magento
3 19 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.31%) Summit
5 7 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.057%) Tridion
8 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.029%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 544 (15.55%) Amazon AWS
2 243 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
4 165 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
5 133 (3.80%) SaaS
6 117 (3.34%) GitHub
7 108 (3.09%) Amazon S3
8 100 (2.86%) IaaS
9 93 (2.66%) PaaS
10 51 (1.46%) Rackspace Cloud
11 33 (0.94%) SoftLayer
12 24 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (0.63%) Route 53
14 17 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 17 (0.49%) ElastiCache
15 16 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
16 15 (0.43%) Google App Engine
17 12 (0.34%) Heroku
18 11 (0.31%) Google Apps
19 10 (0.29%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 252 (7.20%) DNS
2 228 (6.52%) Firewall
3 223 (6.38%) HTTP
4 215 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 170 (4.86%) Internet
6 122 (3.49%) SAN
7 90 (2.57%) LDAP
8 79 (2.26%) DHCP
9 70 (2.00%) WAN
9 70 (2.00%) VPN
10 67 (1.92%) SSL
11 64 (1.83%) LAN
12 52 (1.49%) Network Security
13 44 (1.26%) FTP
14 32 (0.91%) VoIP
14 32 (0.91%) VLAN
15 31 (0.89%) SMTP
15 31 (0.89%) IPv4
16 26 (0.74%) NAS
17 24 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (24.99%) MySQL
2 504 (14.41%) SQL Server
3 445 (12.72%) MongoDB
4 441 (12.61%) NoSQL
5 247 (7.06%) Redis
6 222 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 208 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
8 207 (5.92%) Big Data
9 180 (5.15%) Relational Database
10 155 (4.43%) Hadoop
11 111 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 66 (1.89%) SQLite
13 53 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 51 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (1.37%) MariaDB
15 48 (1.37%) Riak
15 48 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
15 48 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 43 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 43 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 869 (24.84%) Git (software)
2 812 (23.21%) Jenkins
3 373 (10.66%) TeamCity
4 339 (9.69%) Subversion
5 265 (7.58%) Maven
6 256 (7.32%) JIRA
7 218 (6.23%) Hudson
8 136 (3.89%) Ant
9 131 (3.74%) NUnit
10 119 (3.40%) Cucumber
11 118 (3.37%) Selenium
12 97 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 82 (2.34%) MSBuild
14 73 (2.09%) Jasmine
15 72 (2.06%) Mercurial
16 68 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 67 (1.92%) RSpec
18 65 (1.86%) Visual Studio
19 54 (1.54%) Artifactory
20 51 (1.46%) PhantomJS
General
1 425 (12.15%) Finance
2 194 (5.55%) Games
3 158 (4.52%) Publishing
4 156 (4.46%) Retail
5 104 (2.97%) Marketing
6 97 (2.77%) Banking
7 62 (1.77%) Advertising
8 51 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.32%) Law
10 36 (1.03%) Music Industry
11 31 (0.89%) Legal
12 29 (0.83%) Front Office
13 22 (0.63%) Back Office
14 20 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.54%) German Language
16 13 (0.37%) Automotive
17 12 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.34%) French Language
18 9 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 966 (27.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 727 (20.78%) Developer
3 544 (15.55%) Administrator
4 487 (13.92%) Systems Administrator
5 338 (9.66%) Linux Administrator
6 318 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 258 (7.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 193 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 191 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
10 185 (5.29%) Architect
11 155 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
12 140 (4.00%) Java Developer
13 110 (3.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 94 (2.69%) .NET Developer
15 90 (2.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 78 (2.23%) DBA
17 76 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
18 71 (2.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
19 69 (1.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 68 (1.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (16.72%) .NET
2 466 (13.32%) Web Services
3 369 (10.55%) HTML
4 345 (9.86%) LAMP
5 266 (7.60%) REST
6 261 (7.46%) CSS
7 253 (7.23%) ASP.NET
8 206 (5.89%) AngularJS
9 165 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 155 (4.43%) HTML5
11 141 (4.03%) Spring
12 136 (3.89%) jQuery
13 126 (3.60%) XML
14 123 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
15 115 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
16 104 (2.97%) .NET Framework
16 104 (2.97%) Django
17 102 (2.92%) RESTful
18 92 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
19 85 (2.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 559 (15.98%) Open Source
2 223 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 170 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 161 (4.60%) User Experience
5 130 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (2.60%) Replication
7 86 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 86 (2.46%) iPhone
8 80 (2.29%) Digital Media
9 65 (1.86%) Blog
10 60 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
11 58 (1.66%) Clustering
12 55 (1.57%) Blackberry
13 42 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 39 (1.11%) Mathematics
15 38 (1.09%) Social Media
16 26 (0.74%) BBC
17 24 (0.69%) IPTV
18 22 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
18 22 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2162 (61.81%) Linux
2 977 (27.93%) Windows
3 520 (14.87%) UNIX
4 355 (10.15%) Ubuntu
5 335 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 326 (9.32%) CentOS
7 240 (6.86%) Debian
8 153 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 141 (4.03%) Android
10 70 (2.00%) Solaris
11 67 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 51 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (1.37%) Windows 7
14 37 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 35 (1.00%) Windows 8
16 33 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (0.91%) AIX
18 29 (0.83%) Fedora
19 21 (0.60%) SUSE
20 12 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1646 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1007 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
3 693 (19.81%) Scrum
4 567 (16.21%) Configuration Management
5 559 (15.98%) TDD
6 491 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 446 (12.75%) OO
8 310 (8.86%) BDD
9 301 (8.60%) MVC
10 219 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 204 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 203 (5.80%) Project Management
13 177 (5.06%) Mentoring
14 161 (4.60%) Kanban
15 156 (4.46%) OOP
15 156 (4.46%) SOA
16 153 (4.37%) ITIL
17 147 (4.20%) Unit Testing
18 141 (4.03%) Release Management
19 132 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1266 (36.19%) Java
2 1113 (31.82%) Python
3 991 (28.33%) Ruby
4 611 (17.47%) Bash Shell
5 559 (15.98%) JavaScript
6 528 (15.09%) PHP
7 514 (14.69%) Perl
8 484 (13.84%) SQL
9 421 (12.04%) C#
10 314 (8.98%) PowerShell
11 206 (5.89%) Shell Script
12 114 (3.26%) C++
13 96 (2.74%) C
14 74 (2.12%) Groovy
15 59 (1.69%) Scala
16 34 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 31 (0.89%) Korn
18 25 (0.71%) Clojure
19 24 (0.69%) R
20 21 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 376 (10.75%) Degree
2 58 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 54 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (1.06%) CCNA
6 28 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 24 (0.69%) ISEB
7 24 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.46%) CCNP
10 14 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.34%) MCITP
11 12 (0.34%) MCSE
12 9 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.23%) NCDA
14 7 (0.20%) RHCE
14 7 (0.20%) PhD
15 5 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 336 (9.61%) QA
2 74 (2.12%) SLA
3 43 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.37%) COBIT
7 11 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.086%) BS15000
10 2 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 321 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (3.72%) Varnish
3 128 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 113 (3.23%) KVM
5 86 (2.46%) vSphere
6 69 (1.97%) Hyper-V
7 65 (1.86%) Docker
8 63 (1.80%) Xen
9 55 (1.57%) Samba
10 47 (1.34%) NFS
11 37 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
12 36 (1.03%) XenServer
13 34 (0.97%) VMware ESX
14 26 (0.74%) vCloud
15 22 (0.63%) Postfix
16 13 (0.37%) LXC
17 12 (0.34%) Firmware
18 11 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 11 (0.31%) VirtualBox
19 9 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1556 (44.48%) Puppet
2 1270 (36.31%) Opscode Chef
3 475 (13.58%) Nagios
4 311 (8.89%) Ansible
5 236 (6.75%) Vagrant
6 226 (6.46%) ZABBIX
7 193 (5.52%) Salt
8 176 (5.03%) Graphite
9 120 (3.43%) logstash
10 111 (3.17%) HAProxy
11 63 (1.80%) StatsD
12 52 (1.49%) Ganglia
13 51 (1.46%) Kibana
14 50 (1.43%) Cacti
15 45 (1.29%) Opsview
16 42 (1.20%) Zenoss
17 41 (1.17%) collectd
18 35 (1.00%) SCVMM
19 34 (0.97%) Cobbler
20 26 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 509 (14.55%) VMware
2 451 (12.89%) Red Hat
3 342 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 270 (7.72%) Oracle
5 143 (4.09%) Rackspace
6 134 (3.83%) Cisco
7 127 (3.63%) Dell
8 99 (2.83%) HP
9 93 (2.66%) Google
10 92 (2.63%) New Relic
10 92 (2.63%) SaltStack
11 81 (2.32%) Splunk
12 58 (1.66%) Juniper
13 56 (1.60%) IBM
13 56 (1.60%) Akamai
14 53 (1.52%) Sony
15 44 (1.26%) Citrix
16 36 (1.03%) Toshiba
17 34 (0.97%) Apple
18 32 (0.91%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - Man Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% bonus + 5.5K car + pension + hea
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ASG International
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago