The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 72 137 212
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +75
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 3888 2460 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.98% 2.29% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 2.61% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3253 2038 1279
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
86015 94271 97867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.58% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71937 77596 78114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 3681 £60,000 +5.26% 480
London +35 2183 £65,000 +8.33% 259
South East +100 577 £50,000 -4.76% 54
City of London +45 339 £65,000 +1.96% 61
Yorkshire +38 201 £50,000 +7.52% 43
South West +52 194 £45,000 -18.18% 25
Berkshire +41 191 £57,500 +4.54% 17
North West +71 144 £47,500 +5.55% 30
West Yorkshire +29 144 £50,000 +5.26% 28
East of England +39 138 £52,000 +16.85% 28
Leeds +17 124 £48,750 +2.63% 25
Surrey +91 123 £53,000 +0.95% 13
Manchester +50 119 £47,500 +5.55% 29
East Midlands +67 117 £48,000 +20.00% 12
Hampshire +62 103 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Scotland +53 100 £44,000 +4.76% 4
West Midlands +23 92 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Reading +33 91 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Nottinghamshire +63 86 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Nottingham +57 85 £50,000 +42.85% 10
East Sussex +46 75 £45,000 - 8
Brighton +43 69 £45,000 - 7
Gloucestershire +25 63 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Cambridgeshire +9 63 £47,500 +6.74% 10
Edinburgh +31 61 £44,500 +15.07% 2
Bristol 0 55 £53,750 -14.00% 9
Cambridge +4 50 £46,000 +3.37% 10
Somerset +26 47 £41,500 -17.00% 3
Glasgow +24 38 £42,500 -34.61%
Bath +21 34 £41,500 -17.00% 3

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DevOps.

1 3783 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3732 (48.20%) Linux
3 2993 (38.66%) Puppet
4 2765 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2541 (32.82%) Python
6 2330 (30.10%) Opscode Chef
7 2327 (30.06%) Java
8 2183 (28.20%) Continuous Integration
9 1976 (25.52%) Jenkins
10 1859 (24.01%) Ansible
11 1591 (20.55%) Ruby
12 1551 (20.03%) Docker
13 1513 (19.54%) Scrum
14 1454 (18.78%) Configuration Management
14 1454 (18.78%) Windows
15 1427 (18.43%) Git (software)
16 1359 (17.55%) JavaScript
17 1329 (17.17%) Finance
18 1325 (17.11%) TDD
19 1304 (16.84%) Bash Shell
20 1218 (15.73%) SQL
21 1156 (14.93%) .NET
22 1113 (14.38%) MySQL
23 1092 (14.10%) VMware
24 1070 (13.82%) Open Source
25 1053 (13.60%) Software Engineering
26 1026 (13.25%) Perl
27 1006 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
28 995 (12.85%) Web Services
29 989 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 897 (11.59%) Apache
2 540 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 515 (6.65%) IIS
4 419 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 402 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
6 303 (3.91%) nginx
7 267 (3.45%) JBoss
8 256 (3.31%) Confluence
9 169 (2.18%) WebSphere
10 166 (2.14%) Apache Spark
11 160 (2.07%) CMS
12 154 (1.99%) WebLogic
13 111 (1.43%) SharePoint
14 94 (1.21%) CloudStack
15 75 (0.97%) Drupal
16 70 (0.90%) Apache Solr
17 67 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
18 49 (0.63%) WordPress
19 42 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
20 41 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 361 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (0.28%) HipChat
4 20 (0.26%) MS Office
5 16 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.15%) MS Project
7 11 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.039%) DOC1
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.35%) Magento
4 18 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.21%) SAP GRC
6 14 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
8 7 (0.090%) Summit
9 6 (0.077%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.039%) Apache OFBiz
11 3 (0.039%) assyst
11 3 (0.039%) Exstream
12 2 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
13 1 (0.013%) Documaker
13 1 (0.013%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (0.013%) SAP FS
13 1 (0.013%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2765 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1006 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 452 (5.84%) SaaS
4 346 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
5 335 (4.33%) PaaS
6 289 (3.73%) IaaS
7 259 (3.35%) GitHub
8 256 (3.31%) Amazon S3
9 201 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 185 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
11 155 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 100 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 92 (1.19%) Route 53
14 89 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 71 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
16 64 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 63 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
18 61 (0.79%) CloudFront
18 61 (0.79%) Office 365
19 57 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 439 (5.67%) Firewall
2 399 (5.15%) DNS
3 311 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 287 (3.71%) HTTP
5 223 (2.88%) Internet
6 187 (2.42%) SAN
7 137 (1.77%) LAN
8 122 (1.58%) WAN
9 102 (1.32%) VPN
10 97 (1.25%) DHCP
11 90 (1.16%) LDAP
12 88 (1.14%) SSL
13 64 (0.83%) VoIP
14 56 (0.72%) VLAN
15 55 (0.71%) Network Security
16 46 (0.59%) SMTP
17 44 (0.57%) Kerberos
18 40 (0.52%) SNMP
19 39 (0.50%) HTTPS
20 38 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1113 (14.38%) MySQL
2 902 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 712 (9.20%) MongoDB
4 690 (8.91%) NoSQL
5 392 (5.06%) Big Data
6 361 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 357 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 347 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 284 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 233 (3.01%) Redis
11 196 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 139 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
13 95 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 91 (1.18%) Neo4j
15 74 (0.96%) Oracle Database
16 72 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 68 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 66 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 58 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
20 55 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1976 (25.52%) Jenkins
2 1427 (18.43%) Git (software)
3 584 (7.54%) TeamCity
4 564 (7.28%) JIRA
5 432 (5.58%) Maven
6 399 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 377 (4.87%) Vagrant
8 371 (4.79%) Subversion
9 353 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 307 (3.97%) Selenium
11 239 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 221 (2.85%) Cucumber
13 159 (2.05%) Hudson
14 146 (1.89%) Ant
15 134 (1.73%) Gradle
15 134 (1.73%) Visual Studio
16 114 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
17 92 (1.19%) Bitbucket
18 88 (1.14%) MSBuild
19 87 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 1329 (17.17%) Finance
2 418 (5.40%) Banking
3 409 (5.28%) Law
4 339 (4.38%) Retail
5 303 (3.91%) Games
6 258 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 234 (3.02%) Marketing
8 133 (1.72%) Advertising
9 112 (1.45%) Publishing
10 84 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 68 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 56 (0.72%) Legal
13 51 (0.66%) Back Office
14 39 (0.50%) Online Betting
15 37 (0.48%) Electronics
16 34 (0.44%) Front Office
17 30 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.26%) Automotive
20 19 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2618 (33.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 1566 (20.23%) Developer
3 834 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
4 829 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 637 (8.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 545 (7.04%) Administrator
7 535 (6.91%) AWS Engineer
8 534 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
9 531 (6.86%) Architect
10 505 (6.52%) Senior DevOps
11 448 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
12 432 (5.58%) Java Developer
13 431 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 359 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
15 353 (4.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 348 (4.49%) Senior Developer
17 320 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
18 302 (3.90%) Software Engineer
19 296 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
20 262 (3.38%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1156 (14.93%) .NET
2 995 (12.85%) Web Services
3 928 (11.99%) HTML
4 726 (9.38%) CSS
5 667 (8.62%) Node.js
6 653 (8.43%) AngularJS
7 566 (7.31%) LAMP
8 510 (6.59%) HTML5
9 406 (5.24%) jQuery
9 406 (5.24%) REST
10 391 (5.05%) ASP.NET
11 383 (4.95%) Spring
12 322 (4.16%) RESTful
13 292 (3.77%) Middleware
14 270 (3.49%) CSS3
15 256 (3.31%) JSON
16 228 (2.94%) XML
17 203 (2.62%) React
18 193 (2.49%) RabbitMQ
19 186 (2.40%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 524 (6.77%) Computer Science
2 383 (4.95%) Fintech
3 326 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 326 (4.21%) User Experience
4 217 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 170 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 163 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 137 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 136 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 128 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 126 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 107 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 105 (1.36%) Clustering
13 89 (1.15%) Online Games
14 79 (1.02%) Visualisation
15 78 (1.01%) Mathematics
16 74 (0.96%) PKI
17 71 (0.92%) Algorithms
18 65 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 65 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3732 (48.20%) Linux
2 1454 (18.78%) Windows
3 899 (11.61%) Unix
4 481 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 463 (5.98%) Windows Server
6 458 (5.92%) CentOS
7 450 (5.81%) Ubuntu
8 133 (1.72%) Android
9 130 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 122 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 109 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 105 (1.36%) Debian
13 56 (0.72%) FreeBSD
14 54 (0.70%) Solaris
15 38 (0.49%) CoreOS
16 30 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.36%) VMS
18 23 (0.30%) Fedora
19 20 (0.26%) AIX
20 19 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3783 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2183 (28.20%) Continuous Integration
3 1513 (19.54%) Scrum
4 1454 (18.78%) Configuration Management
5 1325 (17.11%) TDD
6 1070 (13.82%) Open Source
7 1053 (13.60%) Software Engineering
8 989 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 649 (8.38%) E-Commerce
10 642 (8.29%) BDD
11 608 (7.85%) SDLC
12 547 (7.07%) Microservices
13 480 (6.20%) Kanban
14 467 (6.03%) ITIL
15 448 (5.79%) OO
16 418 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 415 (5.36%) MVC
18 392 (5.06%) High Availability
19 368 (4.75%) Mentoring
19 368 (4.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2541 (32.82%) Python
2 2327 (30.06%) Java
3 1591 (20.55%) Ruby
4 1359 (17.55%) JavaScript
5 1304 (16.84%) Bash Shell
6 1218 (15.73%) SQL
7 1026 (13.25%) Perl
8 931 (12.03%) PHP
9 914 (11.81%) PowerShell
10 904 (11.68%) C#
11 444 (5.73%) Scala
12 389 (5.02%) C++
13 295 (3.81%) Shell Script
14 250 (3.23%) C
15 235 (3.04%) Groovy
16 173 (2.23%) Go
17 89 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 76 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 65 (0.84%) Korn
20 60 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 807 (10.42%) Degree
2 211 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 101 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 87 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 74 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 54 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 53 (0.68%) CCNA
9 53 (0.68%) MCSE
10 52 (0.67%) ISEB
11 38 (0.49%) RHCE
12 30 (0.39%) PhD
12 30 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (0.35%) ISTQB
14 25 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (0.30%) PMI Certification
16 18 (0.23%) PMP
17 17 (0.22%) CCNP
18 15 (0.19%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 618 (7.98%) QA
2 115 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 77 (0.99%) SLA
4 54 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.27%) SDET
6 15 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.10%) ISO13485
10 7 (0.090%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.065%) COBIT
11 5 (0.065%) Section 508
12 4 (0.052%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.039%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.026%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.026%) DICOM
14 2 (0.026%) GCP
14 2 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 1551 (20.03%) Docker
2 708 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 238 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 204 (2.63%) vSphere
5 173 (2.23%) Xen
6 167 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 129 (1.67%) KVM
8 109 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
9 94 (1.21%) XenServer
10 91 (1.18%) NFS
11 84 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
12 81 (1.05%) Varnish
13 63 (0.81%) VMware ESX
14 48 (0.62%) vCloud
15 42 (0.54%) VirtualBox
16 35 (0.45%) HDFS
17 32 (0.41%) iptables
18 28 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 24 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
20 23 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2993 (38.66%) Puppet
2 2330 (30.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1859 (24.01%) Ansible
4 500 (6.46%) Nagios
5 349 (4.51%) Salt
6 346 (4.47%) Kubernetes
7 212 (2.74%) Terraform
8 149 (1.92%) ZABBIX
9 144 (1.86%) Mesos
10 133 (1.72%) HAProxy
10 133 (1.72%) Packer
11 123 (1.59%) Cobbler
12 97 (1.25%) Graphite
13 94 (1.21%) Tivoli
14 74 (0.96%) Kibana
15 68 (0.88%) logstash
16 66 (0.85%) CFEngine
17 59 (0.76%) Rundeck
18 52 (0.67%) Grafana
19 46 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1092 (14.10%) VMware
2 908 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 734 (9.48%) Oracle
4 667 (8.62%) Red Hat
5 330 (4.26%) Google
6 254 (3.28%) Cisco
7 248 (3.20%) Rackspace
8 179 (2.31%) IBM
9 173 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 173 (2.23%) Splunk
10 171 (2.21%) HP
11 134 (1.73%) New Relic
12 115 (1.49%) AppDynamics
13 111 (1.43%) SaltStack
14 94 (1.21%) MuleSoft
15 89 (1.15%) F5
16 78 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
17 75 (0.97%) SAP
18 66 (0.85%) Cloudera
19 62 (0.80%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000 per annum + Package - Bonus - Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + pension, bonus. ,more
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, PHI, Dental
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago