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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 129 218 396
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +178
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2516 1629 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.30% 1.39% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.68% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2035 1234 561
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%

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
92776 96821 88019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75982 77929 71900
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 +79 2411 £57,500 +4.54% 392
London +45 1465 £60,000 - 239
South East +116 344 £52,500 -4.54% 34
City of London +59 276 £65,000 +8.33% 66
Yorkshire +45 163 £47,500 +11.76% 32
Berkshire +110 139 £57,500 +6.97% 7
West Yorkshire +34 132 £47,500 +11.76% 23
South West +68 127 £53,750 +31.09% 20
Leeds +27 126 £47,500 +7.95% 15
East of England +58 114 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Bristol +36 77 £61,250 +44.11% 6
North West +46 73 £40,000 -21.95% 20
Reading +53 66 £52,500 +5.00% 5
West Midlands +38 61 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +35 59 £44,500 -6.31% 21
Surrey +17 52 £52,500 -4.54% 10
Cambridge +41 48 £44,500 -6.31% 20
Manchester +34 46 £40,000 -23.80% 13
Scotland +33 43 £50,000 +25.00% 12
East Midlands +26 42 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Kent +37 41 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Hampshire +27 35 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Oxfordshire +16 32 £52,500 -4.54% 7
Gloucestershire - 28 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham +8 26 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Maidenhead +25 25 £57,500 -
Edinburgh +19 25 £45,000 +25.00% 7
Oxford +5 24 £52,500 -41.66% 2
Brighton +17 23 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +9 23 £45,000 - 2

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2949 (58.99%) Linux
2 2248 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
3 2118 (42.37%) Puppet
4 1783 (35.67%) Python
5 1717 (34.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1572 (31.45%) Amazon AWS
7 1543 (30.87%) Java
8 1236 (24.72%) Jenkins
9 1218 (24.36%) Windows
10 1216 (24.32%) Ruby
11 1190 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
12 1157 (23.14%) Git (software)
13 1072 (21.44%) Configuration Management
14 1002 (20.04%) MySQL
15 997 (19.94%) Bash Shell
16 885 (17.70%) Apache
17 855 (17.10%) Perl
18 854 (17.08%) .NET
19 832 (16.64%) Ansible
20 804 (16.08%) SQL
21 796 (15.92%) Scrum
22 795 (15.90%) SQL Server
23 794 (15.88%) JavaScript
24 756 (15.12%) Finance
25 741 (14.82%) PHP
26 727 (14.54%) UNIX
27 721 (14.42%) VMware
28 686 (13.72%) Web Services
29 659 (13.18%) C#
30 640 (12.80%) Nagios

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 885 (17.70%) Apache
2 512 (10.24%) IIS
3 486 (9.72%) nginx
4 392 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 312 (6.24%) Node.js
6 308 (6.16%) OpenStack
7 303 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
8 221 (4.42%) JBoss
9 119 (2.38%) Apache Solr
10 100 (2.00%) Confluence
11 93 (1.86%) WebLogic
12 79 (1.58%) WebSphere
13 78 (1.56%) Drupal
14 61 (1.22%) Apache Spark
15 57 (1.14%) CMS
16 50 (1.00%) SharePoint
17 38 (0.76%) MS Exchange
18 34 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
19 33 (0.66%) Jetty
20 30 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 221 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.44%) MS Office
3 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.060%) MS Project
6 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.020%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 34 (0.68%) Maximo
2 25 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.48%) Magento
4 23 (0.46%) assyst
5 22 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
6 10 (0.20%) Primavera
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.12%) Tridion
10 5 (0.10%) Cordys
11 4 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.060%) Remedy AR System
13 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
13 2 (0.040%) Summit
14 1 (0.020%) Global One
14 1 (0.020%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1572 (31.45%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (4.80%) SaaS
4 231 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
5 209 (4.18%) IaaS
6 189 (3.78%) PaaS
7 163 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
8 154 (3.08%) GitHub
9 120 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 97 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 96 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 61 (1.22%) Route 53
13 54 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
14 45 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 31 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 30 (0.60%) Office 365
17 29 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 25 (0.50%) Sumo Logic
18 25 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
18 25 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 345 (6.90%) DNS
2 318 (6.36%) Firewall
3 230 (4.60%) HTTP
4 216 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 197 (3.94%) Internet
6 117 (2.34%) LDAP
7 115 (2.30%) SAN
8 113 (2.26%) VPN
9 100 (2.00%) Network Security
10 93 (1.86%) LAN
11 90 (1.80%) WAN
12 73 (1.46%) DHCP
13 62 (1.24%) SSL
14 55 (1.10%) SMTP
14 55 (1.10%) SSH
15 52 (1.04%) VLAN
16 43 (0.86%) IPsec
17 41 (0.82%) FTP
18 39 (0.78%) iSCSI
19 36 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1002 (20.04%) MySQL
2 795 (15.90%) SQL Server
3 605 (12.10%) MongoDB
4 530 (10.60%) NoSQL
5 347 (6.94%) Redis
6 338 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
7 308 (6.16%) Relational Database
8 270 (5.40%) Big Data
9 259 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 189 (3.78%) Hadoop
11 116 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 106 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 99 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
14 87 (1.74%) Couchbase
15 79 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 74 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 68 (1.36%) HBase
17 68 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 66 (1.32%) Oracle Database
19 64 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1236 (24.72%) Jenkins
2 1157 (23.14%) Git (software)
3 400 (8.00%) Subversion
4 366 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 358 (7.16%) Maven
6 302 (6.04%) JIRA
7 274 (5.48%) Hudson
8 213 (4.26%) Selenium
9 137 (2.74%) Cucumber
10 96 (1.92%) Ant
11 91 (1.82%) NUnit
12 85 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 80 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 73 (1.46%) JUnit
14 73 (1.46%) Jasmine
15 71 (1.42%) Mercurial
16 70 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
17 64 (1.28%) Grunt
18 59 (1.18%) Gradle
19 52 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 756 (15.12%) Finance
2 324 (6.48%) Retail
3 287 (5.74%) Banking
4 181 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 175 (3.50%) Publishing
6 174 (3.48%) Games
7 115 (2.30%) Law
8 103 (2.06%) Marketing
9 96 (1.92%) Advertising
10 68 (1.36%) Military
11 63 (1.26%) Automotive
12 54 (1.08%) Legal
13 43 (0.86%) Back Office
14 40 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 35 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 34 (0.68%) Electronics
17 29 (0.58%) Front Office
18 18 (0.36%) Billing
19 16 (0.32%) Online Betting
20 14 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1549 (30.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 952 (19.04%) Developer
3 507 (10.14%) Administrator
4 477 (9.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 465 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 311 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 297 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
8 287 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
9 264 (5.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 258 (5.16%) Architect
11 247 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 245 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
13 164 (3.28%) Java Developer
14 155 (3.10%) Software Engineer
15 133 (2.66%) .NET Developer
16 110 (2.20%) Analyst
17 108 (2.16%) C# Developer
18 100 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
19 96 (1.92%) DevOps Administrator
20 92 (1.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (17.08%) .NET
2 686 (13.72%) Web Services
3 574 (11.48%) HTML
4 385 (7.70%) CSS
5 373 (7.46%) ASP.NET
6 361 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 351 (7.02%) LAMP
8 337 (6.74%) HTML5
9 303 (6.06%) Spring
10 283 (5.66%) REST
11 219 (4.38%) XML
12 215 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 204 (4.08%) Middleware
14 200 (4.00%) jQuery
15 193 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
16 181 (3.62%) JSON
17 174 (3.48%) RESTful
18 160 (3.20%) CSS3
19 157 (3.14%) J2EE
20 127 (2.54%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 294 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 283 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 245 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 194 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 176 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 141 (2.82%) User Experience
7 106 (2.12%) Replication
8 92 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 90 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 73 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 70 (1.40%) Private Cloud
11 70 (1.40%) Digital Media
12 69 (1.38%) Blackberry
13 63 (1.26%) BBC
13 63 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 61 (1.22%) Photography
15 55 (1.10%) PKI
16 51 (1.02%) Visualisation
17 46 (0.92%) Blog
18 42 (0.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2949 (58.99%) Linux
2 1218 (24.36%) Windows
3 727 (14.54%) UNIX
4 500 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 440 (8.80%) CentOS
6 439 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 224 (4.48%) Debian
8 168 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 140 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 116 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 111 (2.22%) Solaris
12 103 (2.06%) Android
13 79 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (0.98%) CoreOS
15 41 (0.82%) AIX
16 23 (0.46%) Fedora
17 22 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.34%) SUSE
19 11 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
20 10 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2248 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1190 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
3 1072 (21.44%) Configuration Management
4 796 (15.92%) Scrum
5 631 (12.62%) TDD
6 578 (11.56%) E-Commerce
7 545 (10.90%) Open Source
8 537 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 482 (9.64%) Software Engineering
10 388 (7.76%) BDD
11 376 (7.52%) ITIL
12 373 (7.46%) MVC
13 361 (7.22%) OO
14 309 (6.18%) Mentoring
15 284 (5.68%) SDLC
16 244 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 244 (4.88%) Project Management
17 230 (4.60%) SOA
18 228 (4.56%) Unit Testing
19 209 (4.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1783 (35.67%) Python
2 1543 (30.87%) Java
3 1216 (24.32%) Ruby
4 997 (19.94%) Bash Shell
5 855 (17.10%) Perl
6 804 (16.08%) SQL
7 794 (15.88%) JavaScript
8 741 (14.82%) PHP
9 659 (13.18%) C#
10 610 (12.20%) PowerShell
11 326 (6.52%) C++
12 231 (4.62%) Shell Script
13 223 (4.46%) C
14 199 (3.98%) Scala
15 114 (2.28%) Groovy
16 99 (1.98%) T-SQL
17 94 (1.88%) Go
18 72 (1.44%) Korn
19 53 (1.06%) Clojure
20 50 (1.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 603 (12.06%) Degree
2 124 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 103 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 82 (1.64%) CCNA
6 80 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 57 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 33 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.66%) CCNP
9 18 (0.36%) MCSE
10 16 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (0.32%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.24%) MCSA
12 11 (0.22%) ISEB
13 10 (0.20%) PMP
14 7 (0.14%) MCITP
14 7 (0.14%) CCA
14 7 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.10%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (6.70%) QA
2 78 (1.56%) SLA
3 52 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 34 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.20%) FISMA
7 7 (0.14%) MiFID
8 4 (0.080%) WCAG
8 4 (0.080%) COBIT
9 2 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.040%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.020%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.020%) HL7
System Software
1 517 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 402 (8.04%) Docker
3 169 (3.38%) Active Directory
4 143 (2.86%) Varnish
5 121 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 100 (2.00%) KVM
7 91 (1.82%) Xen
8 73 (1.46%) VirtualBox
9 72 (1.44%) Samba
10 70 (1.40%) vSphere
11 54 (1.08%) XenServer
12 46 (0.92%) Postfix
13 42 (0.84%) vCloud
14 36 (0.72%) iptables
15 35 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
15 35 (0.70%) NFS
16 32 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 31 (0.62%) GlusterFS
18 29 (0.58%) VMware ESX
19 26 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2118 (42.37%) Puppet
2 1717 (34.35%) Opscode Chef
3 832 (16.64%) Ansible
4 640 (12.80%) Nagios
5 301 (6.02%) ZABBIX
6 292 (5.84%) Vagrant
7 271 (5.42%) Salt
8 157 (3.14%) Graphite
9 113 (2.26%) logstash
10 103 (2.06%) HAProxy
11 80 (1.60%) Kibana
12 59 (1.18%) Zenoss
13 57 (1.14%) Cacti
14 55 (1.10%) Tivoli
14 55 (1.10%) Capistrano
15 52 (1.04%) Pingdom
16 45 (0.90%) Cobbler
17 44 (0.88%) StatsD
18 42 (0.84%) SCCM
19 39 (0.78%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 721 (14.42%) VMware
2 552 (11.04%) Red Hat
3 548 (10.96%) Oracle
4 494 (9.88%) Microsoft
5 227 (4.54%) Google
6 190 (3.80%) Splunk
7 185 (3.70%) Cisco
8 177 (3.54%) Rackspace
9 150 (3.00%) IBM
10 135 (2.70%) New Relic
10 135 (2.70%) SaltStack
11 76 (1.52%) Citrix
12 56 (1.12%) F5
13 53 (1.06%) Dell
14 51 (1.02%) HP
15 45 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 43 (0.86%) Akamai
16 43 (0.86%) Juniper
17 42 (0.84%) Perforce
18 39 (0.78%) SAP
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
RecruitX
Salary: £50k per year + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 58,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Post-Quantum
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum (Share options may be available)
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 hours ago