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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 78 141 292
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +151
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 3702 2470 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.58% 2.23% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 2.60% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 1993 930
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
90517 95084 102220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.94% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75230 76808 82364
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
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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 +60 3507 £57,500 +4.54% 617
London +25 2145 £62,500 +4.16% 367
South East +45 453 £50,000 - 65
City of London +80 407 £65,000 +8.33% 89
Yorkshire +63 259 £45,000 -7.21% 46
West Yorkshire +34 192 £45,000 -10.00% 39
East of England +73 176 £52,500 +10.52% 38
North West +122 160 £45,000 +9.75% 42
Leeds +15 155 £47,500 -5.00% 35
South West +3 145 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Berkshire +43 133 £55,000 -8.33% 17
Manchester +85 122 £45,000 +4.65% 33
Surrey +59 119 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Oxfordshire +18 79 £50,000 +8.10% 9
West Midlands +7 78 £46,000 +5.14% 16
East Midlands +45 75 £49,000 -21.60% 10
Cambridgeshire +49 70 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Cambridge +49 63 £51,350 -2.19% 17
Scotland +28 63 £45,000 -10.00% 14
South Wales +56 60 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Wales +52 60 £42,500 -27.03% 11
Hertfordshire +66 57 £60,000 - 9
Reading +23 53 £55,000 +7.31% 9
North Yorkshire +34 46 £42,500 -12.37% 3
Nottinghamshire +38 45 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Gloucestershire +5 45 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Nottingham +40 42 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Glasgow +17 37 £45,000 -2.17% 6
Cardiff +30 36 £42,500 +1.19% 7
Hampshire -12 36 £46,750 -16.88% 9

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3372 (52.32%) Linux
2 3250 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2581 (40.05%) Puppet
4 2206 (34.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2145 (33.28%) Python
6 2033 (31.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1913 (29.68%) Java
8 1901 (29.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1666 (25.85%) Jenkins
10 1474 (22.87%) Ansible
11 1458 (22.62%) Ruby
12 1241 (19.26%) Git (software)
13 1226 (19.02%) Configuration Management
14 1177 (18.26%) Windows
15 1162 (18.03%) Scrum
16 1147 (17.80%) Docker
17 1139 (17.67%) Bash Shell
18 1109 (17.21%) JavaScript
19 1094 (16.97%) SQL
20 1073 (16.65%) MySQL
21 1052 (16.32%) Finance
22 1034 (16.04%) TDD
23 977 (15.16%) Web Services
24 940 (14.58%) .NET
25 912 (14.15%) Open Source
26 879 (13.64%) VMware
27 832 (12.91%) PHP
28 825 (12.80%) E-Commerce
29 813 (12.61%) Perl
29 813 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 798 (12.38%) Apache
2 565 (8.77%) Node.js
3 468 (7.26%) Tomcat
4 445 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 439 (6.81%) IIS
6 305 (4.73%) nginx
7 292 (4.53%) JBoss
8 254 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
9 191 (2.96%) Confluence
10 179 (2.78%) WebSphere
11 121 (1.88%) WebLogic
12 116 (1.80%) Apache Spark
13 91 (1.41%) SharePoint
14 88 (1.37%) CMS
15 76 (1.18%) CloudStack
16 69 (1.07%) Apache Solr
17 65 (1.01%) Drupal
18 60 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
19 52 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
20 51 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 236 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (0.31%) HipChat
4 13 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.17%) MS Office
6 8 (0.12%) MS Project
6 8 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.047%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 47 (0.73%) Magento
2 45 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 6 (0.093%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.078%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.047%) Documaker
8 3 (0.047%) Exstream
9 2 (0.031%) AWD
9 2 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.031%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.016%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.016%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.016%) Global One
10 1 (0.016%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.016%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.016%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.016%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2206 (34.23%) Amazon AWS
2 692 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 354 (5.49%) SaaS
4 297 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
5 286 (4.44%) PaaS
6 277 (4.30%) GitHub
7 233 (3.62%) IaaS
8 182 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
9 181 (2.81%) Amazon S3
10 157 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 121 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
12 84 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 81 (1.26%) Route 53
14 70 (1.09%) CloudFront
15 54 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 48 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 43 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 42 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
19 39 (0.61%) Office 365
20 33 (0.51%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 501 (7.77%) Firewall
2 442 (6.86%) DNS
3 279 (4.33%) HTTP
4 249 (3.86%) TCP/IP
5 203 (3.15%) Internet
6 169 (2.62%) SAN
7 116 (1.80%) LAN
8 107 (1.66%) VPN
9 103 (1.60%) WAN
10 97 (1.51%) LDAP
11 83 (1.29%) SSL
12 74 (1.15%) VoIP
13 51 (0.79%) DHCP
14 50 (0.78%) Network Security
15 42 (0.65%) VLAN
16 37 (0.57%) NAS
17 35 (0.54%) SSH
18 34 (0.53%) SMTP
19 33 (0.51%) SNMP
20 32 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1073 (16.65%) MySQL
2 791 (12.27%) SQL Server
3 657 (10.19%) MongoDB
4 619 (9.60%) NoSQL
5 364 (5.65%) Big Data
6 343 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 339 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 284 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 278 (4.31%) Redis
10 256 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 146 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 131 (2.03%) RDBMS
13 105 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 102 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
15 98 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 90 (1.40%) Couchbase
16 90 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 75 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
18 58 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 54 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1666 (25.85%) Jenkins
2 1241 (19.26%) Git (software)
3 501 (7.77%) TeamCity
4 452 (7.01%) JIRA
5 424 (6.58%) Maven
6 293 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 281 (4.36%) Vagrant
8 255 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 247 (3.83%) Subversion
10 240 (3.72%) Selenium
11 186 (2.89%) Hudson
12 172 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 146 (2.27%) Cucumber
14 111 (1.72%) Ant
15 98 (1.52%) Visual Studio
16 77 (1.19%) Gradle
17 68 (1.06%) MSBuild
18 65 (1.01%) Travis CI
19 61 (0.95%) PHPUnit
19 61 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1052 (16.32%) Finance
2 358 (5.55%) Law
3 331 (5.14%) Banking
4 287 (4.45%) Games
5 277 (4.30%) Retail
6 269 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 214 (3.32%) Marketing
8 119 (1.85%) Publishing
9 96 (1.49%) Advertising
10 76 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 45 (0.70%) Electronics
11 45 (0.70%) Online Betting
12 41 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.64%) Legal
13 36 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.45%) Back Office
16 17 (0.26%) Front Office
17 11 (0.17%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2261 (35.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 1298 (20.14%) Developer
3 807 (12.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 771 (11.96%) Linux Engineer
5 600 (9.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 558 (8.66%) Administrator
7 454 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
8 414 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
9 357 (5.54%) Senior Developer
10 356 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
11 350 (5.43%) Architect
12 337 (5.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 331 (5.14%) Java Developer
14 324 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 311 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
16 293 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
17 250 (3.88%) DevOps Administrator
18 244 (3.79%) Software Engineer
19 220 (3.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
20 187 (2.90%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 977 (15.16%) Web Services
2 940 (14.58%) .NET
3 605 (9.39%) HTML
4 523 (8.11%) CSS
5 507 (7.87%) LAMP
6 457 (7.09%) AngularJS
7 427 (6.63%) REST
8 352 (5.46%) HTML5
9 312 (4.84%) jQuery
9 312 (4.84%) Middleware
10 300 (4.65%) Spring
11 275 (4.27%) JSON
12 270 (4.19%) ASP.NET
13 252 (3.91%) XML
14 235 (3.65%) SOAP
15 232 (3.60%) RESTful
16 175 (2.72%) CSS3
17 157 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 148 (2.30%) J2EE
19 146 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 378 (5.87%) Computer Science
2 267 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 263 (4.08%) Fintech
4 218 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 208 (3.23%) User Experience
6 152 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 117 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 106 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 103 (1.60%) Clustering
10 99 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 99 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 96 (1.49%) Online Games
12 88 (1.37%) Visualisation
13 85 (1.32%) Private Cloud
14 81 (1.26%) Replication
15 69 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 53 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
17 50 (0.78%) Digital Media
18 46 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 46 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3372 (52.32%) Linux
2 1177 (18.26%) Windows
3 753 (11.68%) Unix
4 516 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 509 (7.90%) Ubuntu
6 507 (7.87%) CentOS
7 361 (5.60%) Windows Server
8 143 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 139 (2.16%) Debian
10 125 (1.94%) Android
11 110 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 86 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 60 (0.93%) Solaris
14 48 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 35 (0.54%) CoreOS
16 21 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
16 21 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.25%) Mesosphere
17 16 (0.25%) VMS
18 15 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3250 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1901 (29.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1226 (19.02%) Configuration Management
4 1162 (18.03%) Scrum
5 1034 (16.04%) TDD
6 912 (14.15%) Open Source
7 825 (12.80%) E-Commerce
8 813 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 800 (12.41%) Software Engineering
10 521 (8.08%) BDD
11 430 (6.67%) High Availability
12 426 (6.61%) OO
13 398 (6.18%) SDLC
14 384 (5.96%) MVC
15 382 (5.93%) ITIL
16 364 (5.65%) Kanban
17 352 (5.46%) SOA
18 300 (4.65%) Mentoring
19 296 (4.59%) Web Development
20 291 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2145 (33.28%) Python
2 1913 (29.68%) Java
3 1458 (22.62%) Ruby
4 1139 (17.67%) Bash Shell
5 1109 (17.21%) JavaScript
6 1094 (16.97%) SQL
7 832 (12.91%) PHP
8 813 (12.61%) Perl
9 764 (11.85%) C#
10 741 (11.50%) PowerShell
11 311 (4.83%) C++
12 299 (4.64%) Shell Script
13 283 (4.39%) Scala
14 179 (2.78%) C
15 136 (2.11%) Go
16 123 (1.91%) T-SQL
17 110 (1.71%) Groovy
18 55 (0.85%) PL/SQL
19 50 (0.78%) Clojure
20 44 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 526 (8.16%) Degree
2 145 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 57 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (0.71%) AWS Certification
6 46 (0.71%) PhD
7 36 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.54%) CCNA
9 28 (0.43%) MCSE
10 25 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (0.37%) RHCE
12 20 (0.31%) MBA
13 19 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (0.28%) ISEB
15 17 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.23%) CISSP
16 15 (0.23%) PMI Certification
16 15 (0.23%) Postgraduate
17 14 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (7.23%) QA
2 76 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 52 (0.81%) SLA
4 48 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.14%) COBIT
8 7 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 6 (0.093%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.078%) DICOM
10 5 (0.078%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.078%) HL7
11 4 (0.062%) COSO
11 4 (0.062%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.062%) ISO22301
11 4 (0.062%) SDET
12 3 (0.047%) SNOMED CT
13 1 (0.016%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.016%) WAI
System Software
1 1147 (17.80%) Docker
2 606 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 177 (2.75%) Xen
5 167 (2.59%) KVM
6 129 (2.00%) vSphere
7 96 (1.49%) NFS
8 94 (1.46%) Hyper-V
9 86 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 85 (1.32%) XenServer
11 57 (0.88%) Varnish
12 40 (0.62%) VirtualBox
13 34 (0.53%) Samba
14 32 (0.50%) VMware ESX
15 28 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 26 (0.40%) LXC
17 24 (0.37%) HDFS
17 24 (0.37%) iptables
17 24 (0.37%) Squid
17 24 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2581 (40.05%) Puppet
2 2033 (31.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1474 (22.87%) Ansible
4 520 (8.07%) Nagios
5 304 (4.72%) Salt
6 204 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 182 (2.82%) Kubernetes
8 123 (1.91%) Cobbler
9 119 (1.85%) CFEngine
10 108 (1.68%) Mesos
11 90 (1.40%) Terraform
12 81 (1.26%) Tivoli
13 65 (1.01%) Graphite
14 59 (0.92%) HAProxy
14 59 (0.92%) Packer
15 55 (0.85%) Kibana
15 55 (0.85%) logstash
16 44 (0.68%) Grafana
16 44 (0.68%) Icinga
17 40 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 879 (13.64%) VMware
2 719 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 573 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 520 (8.07%) Oracle
5 282 (4.38%) Google
6 214 (3.32%) Cisco
7 167 (2.59%) Rackspace
8 165 (2.56%) Splunk
9 161 (2.50%) IBM
10 151 (2.34%) New Relic
11 139 (2.16%) Atlassian
12 136 (2.11%) SaltStack
13 117 (1.82%) AppDynamics
14 103 (1.60%) F5
15 102 (1.58%) SAP
16 91 (1.41%) HP
17 75 (1.16%) MuleSoft
18 65 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
19 55 (0.85%) Citrix
20 54 (0.84%) Cloudera
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £750000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 16% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday