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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 128 267 458
Rank change year-on-year
+139 +191
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2498 1257 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.27% 1.06% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.29% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2022 954 425
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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 +137 2395 £55,000 - 341
London +94 1503 £60,000 +9.09% 199
South East +150 351 £50,000 -13.04% 38
City of London +89 235 £60,000 +9.09% 63
Yorkshire +92 163 £48,500 +7.77% 14
South West +97 147 £50,000 +17.64% 21
West Yorkshire +75 143 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Leeds +68 138 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Berkshire +64 103 £57,500 +9.52% 11
East of England +68 95 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Surrey +55 62 £49,000 -21.60% 8
Bristol +48 57 £67,500 +58.82% 13
West Midlands +24 50 £45,000 +8.43% 13
Hampshire +29 49 £56,250 -2.17% 4
North West +34 48 £40,000 +15.94% 19
Gloucestershire +24 48 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Oxfordshire +25 47 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Reading +12 47 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Oxford +36 43 £46,250 -15.90% 3
East Sussex +19 38 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Scotland +34 32 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Manchester +28 31 £41,000 +17.14% 13
East Midlands +23 30 £62,500 +47.05% 3
Brighton +22 30 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 29 £46,250 +15.62%
Milton Keynes - 29 £46,250 -
Bedfordshire +35 26 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Staines +5 24 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Norwich - 22 £42,500 - 2
Norfolk - 22 £42,500 - 2

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2549 (59.98%) Linux
2 1902 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1724 (40.56%) Puppet
4 1413 (33.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1347 (31.69%) Python
6 1286 (30.26%) Java
7 1278 (30.07%) Amazon AWS
8 1029 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
9 1016 (23.91%) Windows
10 1004 (23.62%) Ruby
11 967 (22.75%) MySQL
12 946 (22.26%) Git (software)
13 900 (21.18%) Jenkins
14 865 (20.35%) Configuration Management
15 776 (18.26%) Bash Shell
16 767 (18.05%) .NET
17 764 (17.98%) Apache
18 705 (16.59%) PHP
19 699 (16.45%) Perl
20 687 (16.16%) SQL
21 679 (15.98%) JavaScript
22 669 (15.74%) Scrum
23 668 (15.72%) SQL Server
24 656 (15.44%) UNIX
25 593 (13.95%) VMware
25 593 (13.95%) Finance
26 591 (13.91%) Web Services
27 580 (13.65%) Ansible
28 548 (12.89%) TDD
29 524 (12.33%) E-Commerce

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 764 (17.98%) Apache
2 447 (10.52%) IIS
3 421 (9.91%) nginx
4 350 (8.24%) Tomcat
5 274 (6.45%) Node.js
6 237 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
7 229 (5.39%) OpenStack
8 141 (3.32%) JBoss
9 88 (2.07%) Apache Solr
10 79 (1.86%) Confluence
11 57 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 56 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 55 (1.29%) Drupal
14 38 (0.89%) CMS
15 37 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
16 35 (0.82%) SharePoint
17 34 (0.80%) MS Exchange
18 27 (0.64%) MediaWiki
19 25 (0.59%) Apache Spark
20 21 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 181 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.12%) MS Project
4 3 (0.071%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (1.13%) Sophis RISQUE
2 29 (0.68%) assyst
3 21 (0.49%) Maximo
4 19 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.42%) Magento
6 9 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.21%) Tridion
7 5 (0.12%) Primavera
7 5 (0.12%) Cordys
8 3 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.047%) Summit
9 2 (0.047%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.024%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1278 (30.07%) Amazon AWS
2 326 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 186 (4.38%) SaaS
5 163 (3.84%) PaaS
6 153 (3.60%) IaaS
7 147 (3.46%) GitHub
8 143 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
9 121 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 113 (2.66%) Amazon S3
11 47 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 46 (1.08%) Route 53
13 43 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 37 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 31 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
16 29 (0.68%) SoftLayer
17 27 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
18 25 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
18 25 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 23 (0.54%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 277 (6.52%) DNS
2 252 (5.93%) Firewall
3 211 (4.96%) HTTP
4 176 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 174 (4.09%) Internet
6 118 (2.78%) SAN
7 81 (1.91%) VPN
8 79 (1.86%) LDAP
9 77 (1.81%) LAN
10 75 (1.76%) Network Security
11 73 (1.72%) DHCP
12 72 (1.69%) WAN
13 49 (1.15%) SSL
13 49 (1.15%) SSH
14 48 (1.13%) VLAN
15 40 (0.94%) iSCSI
16 35 (0.82%) IPsec
17 33 (0.78%) BGP
18 31 (0.73%) FTP
18 31 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (22.75%) MySQL
2 668 (15.72%) SQL Server
3 465 (10.94%) MongoDB
4 462 (10.87%) NoSQL
5 280 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
6 272 (6.40%) Redis
7 245 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 229 (5.39%) Relational Database
9 205 (4.82%) Big Data
10 140 (3.29%) Hadoop
11 96 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 90 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
13 82 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (1.51%) Couchbase
15 60 (1.41%) Riak
16 58 (1.36%) Oracle Database
17 49 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 46 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (0.87%) DB2
20 36 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 946 (22.26%) Git (software)
2 900 (21.18%) Jenkins
3 356 (8.38%) Subversion
4 349 (8.21%) TeamCity
5 244 (5.74%) JIRA
6 223 (5.25%) Maven
7 203 (4.78%) Hudson
8 150 (3.53%) Selenium
9 118 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 108 (2.54%) Ant
11 83 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 75 (1.76%) NUnit
13 70 (1.65%) Mercurial
14 67 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 66 (1.55%) Jasmine
16 65 (1.53%) Visual Studio
17 62 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 59 (1.39%) JUnit
19 58 (1.36%) Artifactory
20 54 (1.27%) MSBuild
General
1 593 (13.95%) Finance
2 217 (5.11%) Retail
3 200 (4.71%) Banking
4 185 (4.35%) Games
5 111 (2.61%) Publishing
6 88 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 82 (1.93%) Marketing
8 78 (1.84%) Advertising
9 67 (1.58%) Law
10 50 (1.18%) Military
11 47 (1.11%) Legal
12 45 (1.06%) Automotive
13 35 (0.82%) Front Office
13 35 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 31 (0.73%) Back Office
15 29 (0.68%) Electronics
16 28 (0.66%) Manufacturing
17 22 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1372 (32.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 841 (19.79%) Developer
3 510 (12.00%) Administrator
4 453 (10.66%) Systems Administrator
5 369 (8.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 300 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
7 272 (6.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 253 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 233 (5.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 229 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
11 218 (5.13%) Senior Developer
12 199 (4.68%) Architect
13 116 (2.73%) Java Developer
14 104 (2.45%) Software Engineer
15 101 (2.38%) .NET Developer
16 93 (2.19%) DevOps Administrator
17 88 (2.07%) Applications Support
18 84 (1.98%) C# Developer
19 83 (1.95%) Analyst
20 80 (1.88%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 767 (18.05%) .NET
2 591 (13.91%) Web Services
3 504 (11.86%) HTML
4 356 (8.38%) CSS
5 336 (7.91%) AngularJS
6 285 (6.71%) LAMP
7 275 (6.47%) ASP.NET
7 275 (6.47%) HTML5
8 274 (6.45%) REST
9 194 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
10 192 (4.52%) Spring
11 177 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 176 (4.14%) jQuery
13 165 (3.88%) XML
14 163 (3.84%) RESTful
15 148 (3.48%) J2EE
16 147 (3.46%) JSON
17 140 (3.29%) Middleware
18 126 (2.96%) CSS3
19 112 (2.64%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 459 (10.80%) Open Source
2 270 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 207 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 199 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 134 (3.15%) User Experience
6 111 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 97 (2.28%) Public Cloud
8 95 (2.24%) Replication
9 58 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 55 (1.29%) Private Cloud
11 52 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 49 (1.15%) Clustering
13 44 (1.04%) BBC
13 44 (1.04%) Blog
14 43 (1.01%) Data Structures
15 40 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 35 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
16 35 (0.82%) Visualisation
17 32 (0.75%) iPhone
17 32 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2549 (59.98%) Linux
2 1016 (23.91%) Windows
3 656 (15.44%) UNIX
4 424 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 401 (9.44%) Ubuntu
6 347 (8.16%) CentOS
7 202 (4.75%) Debian
8 144 (3.39%) Android
9 138 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 134 (3.15%) Solaris
11 132 (3.11%) Apple iOS
12 68 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (0.75%) AIX
15 25 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.49%) Fedora
16 21 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
17 20 (0.47%) CoreOS
18 16 (0.38%) SUSE
19 15 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1902 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1029 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
3 865 (20.35%) Configuration Management
4 669 (15.74%) Scrum
5 548 (12.89%) TDD
6 524 (12.33%) E-Commerce
7 516 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 362 (8.52%) Software Engineering
9 318 (7.48%) MVC
10 316 (7.44%) OO
10 316 (7.44%) BDD
11 310 (7.29%) ITIL
12 229 (5.39%) Project Management
13 225 (5.29%) Kanban
14 214 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 203 (4.78%) Unit Testing
16 200 (4.71%) Mentoring
17 175 (4.12%) SOA
18 160 (3.76%) Release Management
19 159 (3.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1347 (31.69%) Python
2 1286 (30.26%) Java
3 1004 (23.62%) Ruby
4 776 (18.26%) Bash Shell
5 705 (16.59%) PHP
6 699 (16.45%) Perl
7 687 (16.16%) SQL
8 679 (15.98%) JavaScript
9 509 (11.98%) C#
10 473 (11.13%) PowerShell
11 198 (4.66%) Shell Script
12 192 (4.52%) C++
13 174 (4.09%) C
14 125 (2.94%) Scala
15 74 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 71 (1.67%) Korn
17 63 (1.48%) Go
18 57 (1.34%) Groovy
19 27 (0.64%) Clojure
20 24 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 510 (12.00%) Degree
2 89 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 66 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
4 63 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 49 (1.15%) CCNA
7 48 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 36 (0.85%) AWS Certification
9 24 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 21 (0.49%) ISEB
11 12 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.26%) CCA
12 11 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.19%) CCNP
14 7 (0.16%) PMP
14 7 (0.16%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.14%) MCSE
16 5 (0.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (6.19%) QA
2 62 (1.46%) SLA
3 59 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 38 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.56%) FISMA
6 16 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.24%) COBIT
8 4 (0.094%) WCAG
9 3 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.047%) MiFID
10 2 (0.047%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.024%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 400 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 218 (5.13%) Docker
3 162 (3.81%) Active Directory
4 129 (3.04%) Varnish
5 89 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 76 (1.79%) KVM
7 71 (1.67%) vSphere
8 64 (1.51%) Samba
9 53 (1.25%) Xen
10 45 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (0.82%) vCloud
12 34 (0.80%) Postfix
13 32 (0.75%) XenServer
14 31 (0.73%) VirtualBox
15 28 (0.66%) GlusterFS
15 28 (0.66%) iptables
16 27 (0.64%) VMware ESX
16 27 (0.64%) NFS
17 19 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 17 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1724 (40.56%) Puppet
2 1413 (33.25%) Opscode Chef
3 580 (13.65%) Ansible
4 502 (11.81%) Nagios
5 250 (5.88%) Salt
6 224 (5.27%) ZABBIX
7 217 (5.11%) Vagrant
8 166 (3.91%) Graphite
9 129 (3.04%) logstash
10 90 (2.12%) HAProxy
11 76 (1.79%) Kibana
12 69 (1.62%) Tivoli
13 57 (1.34%) Zenoss
14 52 (1.22%) Cobbler
15 50 (1.18%) Cacti
16 48 (1.13%) StatsD
17 45 (1.06%) SCCM
18 44 (1.04%) Capistrano
19 39 (0.92%) Ganglia
20 37 (0.87%) collectd
Vendors
1 593 (13.95%) VMware
2 493 (11.60%) Red Hat
3 430 (10.12%) Oracle
4 378 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 194 (4.56%) Google
6 143 (3.36%) Rackspace
7 139 (3.27%) Cisco
8 114 (2.68%) IBM
8 114 (2.68%) New Relic
9 113 (2.66%) Splunk
10 89 (2.09%) SaltStack
11 64 (1.51%) Dell
12 57 (1.34%) Akamai
13 45 (1.06%) Citrix
14 43 (1.01%) HP
15 41 (0.96%) F5
16 40 (0.94%) Sitecore
17 38 (0.89%) Juniper
18 37 (0.87%) Remedy
19 28 (0.66%) Atlassian
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus, benefits and more!
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus & exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: Bonus + benifits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 14 hours ago