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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 107 187 303
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +116
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2837 1829 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.80% 1.72% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.02% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 1438 810
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,375 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +5.55%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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 +85 2737 £55,000 - 585
London +56 1599 £62,500 +4.16% 328
South East +45 359 £52,000 +9.47% 65
City of London +84 250 £65,000 +8.33% 79
Yorkshire +44 233 £45,000 - 57
West Yorkshire +29 191 £45,000 -10.00% 41
Leeds +23 162 £45,000 -10.00% 38
North West +112 134 £47,500 +11.11% 42
East of England +56 134 £45,000 -14.28% 21
South West +25 130 £47,500 +5.55% 29
Manchester +100 111 £48,750 +14.03% 32
Berkshire +8 94 £55,000 -8.33% 17
East Midlands +83 86 £45,000 - 15
Hampshire +46 78 £50,000 +11.11% 19
West Midlands -10 69 £40,000 - 24
Surrey -5 67 £52,500 - 12
Oxfordshire +13 57 £52,000 +12.43% 5
Cambridgeshire +35 54 £42,500 -19.04% 10
Cambridge +22 46 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Bristol +4 46 £52,500 -12.50% 12
Northamptonshire +40 42 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Northampton +31 42 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland -3 39 £49,500 +4.21% 14
Birmingham +30 38 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Oxford +5 38 £52,000 +9.47% 3
Reading +6 32 £55,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +19 28 £57,500 -4.16% 7
Edinburgh +10 28 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Buckinghamshire +17 27 £42,500 +47.82% 5
Suffolk +7 27 £55,000 +22.22% 2

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3036 (52.05%) Linux
2 2814 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 2164 (37.10%) Puppet
4 1939 (33.24%) Python
5 1908 (32.71%) Java
6 1794 (30.76%) Amazon AWS
7 1748 (29.97%) Opscode Chef
8 1724 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1426 (24.45%) Jenkins
10 1258 (21.57%) Ruby
11 1185 (20.32%) Windows
12 1141 (19.56%) Configuration Management
13 1140 (19.54%) Ansible
14 1097 (18.81%) Git (software)
15 1084 (18.58%) JavaScript
16 999 (17.13%) SQL
17 989 (16.96%) Bash Shell
18 976 (16.73%) MySQL
19 975 (16.72%) Finance
20 946 (16.22%) Scrum
21 931 (15.96%) Web Services
22 842 (14.44%) TDD
23 818 (14.02%) Docker
24 811 (13.90%) Apache
25 807 (13.84%) E-Commerce
26 790 (13.54%) VMware
27 778 (13.34%) .NET
28 765 (13.12%) PHP
29 764 (13.10%) Open Source
30 710 (12.17%) Software Engineering

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 811 (13.90%) Apache
2 495 (8.49%) Node.js
3 446 (7.65%) IIS
4 398 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 309 (5.30%) nginx
6 305 (5.23%) OpenStack
7 279 (4.78%) JBoss
8 260 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
9 148 (2.54%) Confluence
10 139 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 110 (1.89%) WebLogic
12 92 (1.58%) Apache Solr
13 86 (1.47%) Apache Spark
14 75 (1.29%) CMS
15 67 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
16 65 (1.11%) Drupal
17 53 (0.91%) SharePoint
18 52 (0.89%) CloudStack
18 52 (0.89%) Mule
19 40 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 198 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.45%) MS Office
3 20 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.15%) HipChat
6 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 42 (0.72%) Magento
2 34 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.15%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.051%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.051%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.034%) AWD
8 2 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.034%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.034%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.034%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.017%) assyst
9 1 (0.017%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.017%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.017%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1794 (30.76%) Amazon AWS
2 464 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
4 259 (4.44%) SaaS
5 231 (3.96%) IaaS
6 219 (3.75%) PaaS
7 200 (3.43%) GitHub
8 151 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
9 139 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 122 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 121 (2.07%) Amazon S3
12 67 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 60 (1.03%) CloudFront
14 54 (0.93%) Joyent
15 49 (0.84%) Route 53
16 42 (0.72%) Office 365
17 39 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 36 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 33 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
20 32 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 443 (7.59%) Firewall
2 373 (6.39%) DNS
3 232 (3.98%) Internet
4 223 (3.82%) HTTP
5 222 (3.81%) TCP/IP
6 119 (2.04%) VPN
7 105 (1.80%) SAN
8 99 (1.70%) SSL
9 89 (1.53%) LDAP
10 73 (1.25%) LAN
11 62 (1.06%) WAN
12 58 (0.99%) Network Security
13 49 (0.84%) VLAN
14 48 (0.82%) DHCP
14 48 (0.82%) SSH
15 31 (0.53%) VoIP
16 30 (0.51%) NAS
17 29 (0.50%) SMTP
18 28 (0.48%) HTTPS
18 28 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 976 (16.73%) MySQL
2 704 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 537 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 510 (8.74%) MongoDB
5 326 (5.59%) Big Data
6 288 (4.94%) Redis
7 273 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
8 216 (3.70%) Hadoop
9 205 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 196 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 139 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 105 (1.80%) Couchbase
13 100 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 95 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
15 94 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 76 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 70 (1.20%) Oracle Database
18 69 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
19 63 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 55 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1426 (24.45%) Jenkins
2 1097 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 440 (7.54%) Maven
4 422 (7.23%) TeamCity
5 387 (6.63%) JIRA
6 342 (5.86%) Subversion
7 229 (3.93%) Vagrant
8 225 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 213 (3.65%) Hudson
10 210 (3.60%) Selenium
11 198 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 174 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 128 (2.19%) Ant
14 94 (1.61%) Gradle
15 89 (1.53%) Visual Studio
16 72 (1.23%) MSBuild
17 70 (1.20%) Cucumber
18 69 (1.18%) PHPUnit
19 66 (1.13%) SpecFlow
20 60 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 975 (16.72%) Finance
2 300 (5.14%) Banking
3 265 (4.54%) Law
4 253 (4.34%) Games
5 239 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 223 (3.82%) Retail
7 174 (2.98%) Marketing
8 88 (1.51%) Publishing
9 51 (0.87%) Advertising
10 50 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 45 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.69%) Back Office
13 36 (0.62%) Online Betting
14 32 (0.55%) Electronics
15 31 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.53%) Front Office
16 27 (0.46%) Legal
16 27 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
17 13 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 1927 (33.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 1243 (21.31%) Developer
3 701 (12.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 651 (11.16%) Linux Engineer
5 540 (9.26%) Administrator
6 510 (8.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 462 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
8 373 (6.39%) Java Developer
9 355 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
10 352 (6.03%) Architect
11 338 (5.79%) Senior Developer
12 317 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
13 315 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
14 307 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 284 (4.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 264 (4.53%) DevOps Administrator
17 240 (4.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
18 228 (3.91%) Software Engineer
19 225 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
20 194 (3.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 931 (15.96%) Web Services
2 778 (13.34%) .NET
3 543 (9.31%) HTML
4 503 (8.62%) LAMP
5 492 (8.43%) CSS
6 418 (7.17%) REST
7 396 (6.79%) AngularJS
8 333 (5.71%) Spring
9 323 (5.54%) HTML5
10 311 (5.33%) JSON
11 309 (5.30%) Middleware
12 284 (4.87%) XML
13 267 (4.58%) jQuery
14 245 (4.20%) SOAP
15 242 (4.15%) ASP.NET
16 240 (4.11%) RESTful
17 157 (2.69%) CSS3
18 151 (2.59%) J2EE
19 142 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
20 141 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 304 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 257 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 186 (3.19%) Fintech
5 163 (2.79%) User Experience
6 161 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 120 (2.06%) Replication
8 110 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 105 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 81 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 71 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 66 (1.13%) Mathematics
13 60 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 60 (1.03%) Clustering
14 56 (0.96%) Online Games
14 56 (0.96%) Private Cloud
15 49 (0.84%) Blog
16 48 (0.82%) Digital Media
17 44 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 38 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3036 (52.05%) Linux
2 1185 (20.32%) Windows
3 603 (10.34%) Unix
4 481 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 420 (7.20%) CentOS
5 420 (7.20%) Ubuntu
5 420 (7.20%) Windows Server
6 153 (2.62%) Debian
7 132 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 125 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 105 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 98 (1.68%) Android
11 69 (1.18%) Solaris
12 47 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 27 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
15 21 (0.36%) CoreOS
16 19 (0.33%) SUSE
17 18 (0.31%) AIX
18 15 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2814 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1724 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1141 (19.56%) Configuration Management
4 946 (16.22%) Scrum
5 842 (14.44%) TDD
6 807 (13.84%) E-Commerce
7 764 (13.10%) Open Source
8 710 (12.17%) Software Engineering
9 701 (12.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 441 (7.56%) BDD
11 427 (7.32%) OO
12 414 (7.10%) High Availability
13 386 (6.62%) MVC
14 329 (5.64%) Release Management
15 324 (5.55%) ITIL
16 323 (5.54%) SOA
17 293 (5.02%) Mentoring
18 288 (4.94%) SDLC
19 269 (4.61%) Microservices
20 266 (4.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1939 (33.24%) Python
2 1908 (32.71%) Java
3 1258 (21.57%) Ruby
4 1084 (18.58%) JavaScript
5 999 (17.13%) SQL
6 989 (16.96%) Bash Shell
7 765 (13.12%) PHP
8 694 (11.90%) C#
9 674 (11.55%) Perl
10 635 (10.89%) PowerShell
11 267 (4.58%) C++
12 242 (4.15%) Shell Script
13 224 (3.84%) Scala
14 172 (2.95%) C
15 169 (2.90%) Go
16 155 (2.66%) T-SQL
17 111 (1.90%) Groovy
18 59 (1.01%) Clojure
19 57 (0.98%) Objective-C
20 40 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 501 (8.59%) Degree
2 112 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 70 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 58 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (0.82%) CCNA
6 42 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (0.53%) AWS Certification
7 31 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 31 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (0.50%) PhD
9 26 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 22 (0.38%) CCNP
10 22 (0.38%) MCSE
11 20 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.24%) RHCE
14 13 (0.22%) MBA
14 13 (0.22%) PMP
15 12 (0.21%) CITP
16 10 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (6.65%) QA
2 70 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 36 (0.62%) SLA
4 29 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.14%) COBIT
8 5 (0.086%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.086%) SNOMED CT
9 4 (0.069%) COSO
9 4 (0.069%) ISO22301
9 4 (0.069%) SDET
10 3 (0.051%) WCAG
11 1 (0.017%) DICOM
11 1 (0.017%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.017%) FISMA
11 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.017%) HL7
11 1 (0.017%) WAI
System Software
1 818 (14.02%) Docker
2 552 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 171 (2.93%) KVM
5 154 (2.64%) Xen
6 81 (1.39%) vSphere
7 67 (1.15%) Varnish
8 61 (1.05%) Hyper-V
9 54 (0.93%) XenServer
10 50 (0.86%) NFS
11 45 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
12 40 (0.69%) vCloud
13 39 (0.67%) VirtualBox
14 35 (0.60%) LXC
15 33 (0.57%) Samba
16 24 (0.41%) VMware ESX
17 22 (0.38%) iptables
18 19 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (0.33%) Squid
19 16 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2164 (37.10%) Puppet
2 1748 (29.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1140 (19.54%) Ansible
4 405 (6.94%) Nagios
5 226 (3.87%) Salt
6 199 (3.41%) ZABBIX
7 127 (2.18%) CFEngine
8 83 (1.42%) Mesos
9 81 (1.39%) Graphite
10 68 (1.17%) Kubernetes
11 60 (1.03%) Capistrano
11 60 (1.03%) Cobbler
12 55 (0.94%) logstash
13 50 (0.86%) Terraform
14 42 (0.72%) Tivoli
15 40 (0.69%) yum
16 38 (0.65%) Kibana
17 34 (0.58%) Icinga
17 34 (0.58%) SCCM
18 32 (0.55%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 790 (13.54%) VMware
2 574 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 532 (9.12%) Oracle
4 531 (9.10%) Red Hat
5 296 (5.07%) Google
6 152 (2.61%) Cisco
7 145 (2.49%) Rackspace
8 143 (2.45%) IBM
9 131 (2.25%) SaltStack
10 122 (2.09%) Splunk
11 120 (2.06%) New Relic
12 98 (1.68%) Atlassian
13 88 (1.51%) Citrix
14 84 (1.44%) F5
14 84 (1.44%) SAP
15 69 (1.18%) AppDynamics
16 65 (1.11%) hybris
17 60 (1.03%) MuleSoft
17 60 (1.03%) webMethods
18 49 (0.84%) WSO2
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £90000 per annum + Share of the business
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 3 hours ago
Suffolk
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary depending upon experience + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago