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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 194 365 559
Rank change year-on-year
+171 +194
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1711 720 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 0.67% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.84% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 616 339
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 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%

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
92437 86019 92024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.56% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73692 70342 78027
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +168 1665 £56,375 +7.38% 170
London +122 1134 £60,000 +9.09% 91
South East +94 211 £55,000 +4.76% 25
City of London +103 195 £60,000 +10.09% 23
Yorkshire +60 124 £42,500 -10.52% 19
West Yorkshire +61 115 £42,500 -10.52% 15
Leeds +52 113 £43,750 -7.89% 14
Surrey +46 66 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England +46 66 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Berkshire +12 40 £57,500 +4.54% 4
East Sussex +2 36 £45,000 - 1
South West +21 33 £41,750 +19.28% 5
Brighton -3 33 £47,000 +4.44% 1
Hampshire +9 31 £45,750 -23.75% 10
Cambridgeshire +20 30 £48,750 +18.18% 11
West Midlands +12 30 £52,500 +52.17%
North West +3 30 £50,000 +31.57% 12
East Midlands +14 26 £40,500 -31.06% 1
Scotland +7 26 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Oxfordshire +21 24 £70,000 - 4
Manchester +7 24 £50,000 +31.57% 9
Cambridge +15 23 £50,000 +21.21% 10
Birmingham - 23 £60,000 -
Bristol +16 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Hertfordshire +1 14 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Oxford +21 13 £90,000 - 2
Basingstoke +11 13 £46,000 -3.15% 2
Reading -10 13 £61,250 +16.66% 1
Bedfordshire +2 12 £61,250 -10.90% 3
Northamptonshire -3 12 £40,000 -44.82%

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1983 (63.89%) Linux
2 1357 (43.72%) Puppet
3 1232 (39.69%) Java
4 1151 (37.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1044 (33.63%) Python
6 898 (28.93%) Ruby
7 866 (27.90%) MySQL
8 815 (26.26%) Windows
9 810 (26.10%) Continuous Integration
10 785 (25.29%) Git (software)
11 764 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
12 708 (22.81%) Apache
13 705 (22.71%) Jenkins
14 636 (20.49%) Scrum
15 596 (19.20%) Open Source
16 570 (18.36%) Perl
17 555 (17.88%) PHP
18 554 (17.85%) Bash Shell
19 544 (17.53%) UNIX
19 544 (17.53%) TDD
20 525 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
21 506 (16.30%) Red Hat
22 505 (16.27%) E-Commerce
23 488 (15.72%) Configuration Management
24 487 (15.69%) Web Services
25 482 (15.53%) JavaScript
26 472 (15.21%) .NET
27 444 (14.30%) MongoDB
28 429 (13.82%) Ubuntu
29 426 (13.72%) Nagios

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 708 (22.81%) Apache
2 385 (12.40%) nginx
3 377 (12.15%) Tomcat
4 317 (10.21%) IIS
5 175 (5.64%) OpenStack
6 167 (5.38%) Node.js
7 164 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
8 147 (4.74%) Apache Solr
9 98 (3.16%) Confluence
10 67 (2.16%) Drupal
11 57 (1.84%) Jetty
12 49 (1.58%) CMS
13 38 (1.22%) WebSphere
14 33 (1.06%) MS Exchange
15 32 (1.03%) SharePoint
16 28 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
17 24 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
18 21 (0.68%) WordPress
19 20 (0.64%) WebLogic
20 18 (0.58%) FileNet
Applications
1 169 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.19%) MS Office
3 3 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.097%) Weka
4 2 (0.064%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.032%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 40 (1.29%) Magento
2 36 (1.16%) Sophis RISQUE
3 12 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.29%) Summit
5 4 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.064%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.064%) Tridion
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 525 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
4 171 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
5 153 (4.93%) SaaS
6 106 (3.41%) GitHub
7 95 (3.06%) IaaS
8 88 (2.84%) PaaS
9 65 (2.09%) Amazon S3
10 62 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
11 29 (0.93%) Joyent
12 20 (0.64%) Basecamp
13 19 (0.61%) ElastiCache
13 19 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 17 (0.55%) Heroku
15 16 (0.52%) Google App Engine
15 16 (0.52%) Google Apps
16 14 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
17 13 (0.42%) CloudFront
17 13 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 271 (8.73%) DNS
2 215 (6.93%) HTTP
3 207 (6.67%) Internet
4 205 (6.60%) Firewall
5 204 (6.57%) TCP/IP
6 125 (4.03%) LDAP
7 105 (3.38%) SAN
8 88 (2.84%) SSL
9 86 (2.77%) DHCP
10 75 (2.42%) VPN
11 63 (2.03%) FTP
12 56 (1.80%) SMTP
13 49 (1.58%) WAN
14 43 (1.39%) LAN
15 41 (1.32%) Network Security
16 38 (1.22%) VoIP
17 30 (0.97%) VLAN
18 25 (0.81%) BIG-IP
18 25 (0.81%) SNMP
19 20 (0.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 866 (27.90%) MySQL
2 444 (14.30%) MongoDB
3 398 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 378 (12.18%) NoSQL
5 225 (7.25%) Redis
6 224 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
7 197 (6.35%) Relational Database
8 178 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 168 (5.41%) Big Data
10 126 (4.06%) Hadoop
11 83 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 50 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 46 (1.48%) HBase
14 45 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 45 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
15 41 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 40 (1.29%) SQLite
17 37 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 36 (1.16%) Couchbase
19 31 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 785 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 705 (22.71%) Jenkins
3 394 (12.69%) Subversion
4 267 (8.60%) JIRA
5 239 (7.70%) TeamCity
6 227 (7.31%) Maven
7 169 (5.44%) Hudson
8 114 (3.67%) Selenium
8 114 (3.67%) Ant
9 106 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 77 (2.48%) NUnit
10 77 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 68 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 59 (1.90%) CruiseControl
13 51 (1.64%) Jasmine
14 49 (1.58%) MSBuild
15 45 (1.45%) SpecFlow
16 39 (1.26%) RSpec
17 36 (1.16%) PhantomJS
18 34 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 391 (12.60%) Finance
2 172 (5.54%) Games
3 169 (5.44%) Retail
4 124 (3.99%) Marketing
5 102 (3.29%) Banking
6 96 (3.09%) Publishing
7 92 (2.96%) Advertising
8 71 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.45%) Back Office
10 42 (1.35%) Law
10 42 (1.35%) Music Industry
11 31 (1.00%) Legal
11 31 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.61%) Online Betting
13 18 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.52%) German Language
15 14 (0.45%) Electronics
16 10 (0.32%) Front Office
17 9 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 933 (30.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 608 (19.59%) Developer
3 473 (15.24%) Administrator
4 472 (15.21%) Systems Administrator
5 338 (10.89%) Linux Administrator
6 325 (10.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 290 (9.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 171 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 148 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
10 144 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
11 138 (4.45%) Java Developer
12 131 (4.22%) Architect
13 126 (4.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 99 (3.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 87 (2.80%) Operations Engineer
16 85 (2.74%) Web Engineer
17 84 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 84 (2.71%) DevOps Administrator
18 78 (2.51%) Senior Linux Administrator
19 76 (2.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (15.69%) Web Services
2 472 (15.21%) .NET
3 339 (10.92%) LAMP
4 291 (9.38%) HTML
5 203 (6.54%) CSS
6 190 (6.12%) REST
7 189 (6.09%) ASP.NET
8 183 (5.90%) XML
9 143 (4.61%) Spring
10 122 (3.93%) AngularJS
11 121 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
12 119 (3.83%) jQuery
12 119 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 112 (3.61%) JSON
14 105 (3.38%) RESTful
15 103 (3.32%) HTML5
16 86 (2.77%) J2EE
17 84 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
18 83 (2.67%) Hibernate
19 76 (2.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 596 (19.20%) Open Source
2 255 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 141 (4.54%) Mobile App
4 85 (2.74%) Social Media
5 84 (2.71%) iPhone
6 69 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 68 (2.19%) Clustering
8 58 (1.87%) Replication
8 58 (1.87%) Blog
9 56 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
11 49 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 46 (1.48%) Blackberry
13 41 (1.32%) Mathematics
14 39 (1.26%) Online Games
15 24 (0.77%) Hedge funds
16 19 (0.61%) iPad
16 19 (0.61%) IPTV
17 18 (0.58%) DTV
18 16 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1983 (63.89%) Linux
2 815 (26.26%) Windows
3 544 (17.53%) UNIX
4 429 (13.82%) Ubuntu
5 364 (11.73%) CentOS
6 324 (10.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 292 (9.41%) Debian
8 136 (4.38%) Android
9 118 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 109 (3.51%) Apple iOS
11 84 (2.71%) Solaris
12 48 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (1.45%) Mac OS X
14 42 (1.35%) AIX
14 42 (1.35%) Fedora
15 38 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 35 (1.13%) Windows 7
17 25 (0.81%) Windows 8
18 20 (0.64%) SUSE
19 14 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 810 (26.10%) Continuous Integration
2 764 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
3 636 (20.49%) Scrum
4 544 (17.53%) TDD
5 505 (16.27%) E-Commerce
6 488 (15.72%) Configuration Management
7 347 (11.18%) OO
8 252 (8.12%) Software Engineering
9 250 (8.05%) BDD
10 240 (7.73%) MVC
11 226 (7.28%) ITIL
12 197 (6.35%) Release Management
13 192 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 186 (5.99%) Project Management
15 158 (5.09%) Load Balancing
16 152 (4.90%) Unit Testing
17 141 (4.54%) Kanban
18 139 (4.48%) OOP
19 137 (4.41%) Service Delivery
20 136 (4.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1232 (39.69%) Java
2 1044 (33.63%) Python
3 898 (28.93%) Ruby
4 570 (18.36%) Perl
5 555 (17.88%) PHP
6 554 (17.85%) Bash Shell
7 482 (15.53%) JavaScript
8 419 (13.50%) SQL
9 346 (11.15%) C#
10 238 (7.67%) PowerShell
11 193 (6.22%) Shell Script
12 142 (4.57%) C++
13 141 (4.54%) Scala
14 134 (4.32%) C
15 85 (2.74%) Groovy
16 42 (1.35%) Clojure
17 32 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 30 (0.97%) VB
19 27 (0.87%) AWK
20 26 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 286 (9.21%) Degree
2 75 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
3 45 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.26%) ISEB
5 35 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (1.06%) CCNA
7 28 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 23 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (0.61%) RHCE
11 18 (0.58%) MCSE
12 14 (0.45%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.42%) MCITP
13 13 (0.42%) PhD
13 13 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.39%) CCNP
14 12 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.26%) Sun Certification
15 8 (0.26%) NCDA
16 7 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (11.21%) QA
2 98 (3.16%) SLA
3 72 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 8 (0.26%) COBIT
7 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.064%) BS15000
9 2 (0.064%) WAI
9 2 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 272 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (4.61%) Varnish
3 122 (3.93%) KVM
4 105 (3.38%) Active Directory
5 75 (2.42%) vSphere
6 73 (2.35%) NFS
7 70 (2.26%) Xen
8 65 (2.09%) Samba
9 40 (1.29%) Hyper-V
10 38 (1.22%) XenServer
11 36 (1.16%) Postfix
12 32 (1.03%) Docker
13 30 (0.97%) VMware ESX
14 24 (0.77%) vCloud
15 18 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (0.48%) VirtualBox
17 10 (0.32%) XenApp
18 9 (0.29%) Sendmail
19 6 (0.19%) Snort
20 4 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1357 (43.72%) Puppet
2 1151 (37.08%) Opscode Chef
3 426 (13.72%) Nagios
4 201 (6.48%) ZABBIX
5 158 (5.09%) Vagrant
6 152 (4.90%) Ansible
7 127 (4.09%) Salt
8 110 (3.54%) logstash
9 87 (2.80%) HAProxy
10 61 (1.97%) StatsD
11 58 (1.87%) Cacti
12 57 (1.84%) Ganglia
13 52 (1.68%) Zenoss
14 47 (1.51%) Kibana
15 46 (1.48%) Capistrano
16 44 (1.42%) Opsview
17 41 (1.32%) Munin
18 26 (0.84%) CFEngine
19 23 (0.74%) SCOM
19 23 (0.74%) collectd
Vendors
1 506 (16.30%) Red Hat
2 423 (13.63%) VMware
3 296 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 241 (7.76%) Oracle
5 166 (5.35%) Rackspace
6 119 (3.83%) Dell
7 118 (3.80%) Cisco
8 107 (3.45%) HP
9 99 (3.19%) JBoss
10 86 (2.77%) New Relic
11 75 (2.42%) Google
12 64 (2.06%) SaltStack
13 58 (1.87%) Juniper
14 56 (1.80%) IBM
15 54 (1.74%) Twitter
16 53 (1.71%) Adobe
16 53 (1.71%) Sony
17 47 (1.51%) Splunk
18 42 (1.35%) Toshiba
19 41 (1.32%) Citrix
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65000 to £85000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Culture
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday + private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Basic £70k-75k + £20-25K Bonus + STOCK OPTIONS
Posted: Yesterday
London
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Equity
Posted: Yesterday