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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 197 320 574
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +254
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1745 938 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.04% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 780 308
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 £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +9.20%

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
93552 90411 91426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.24% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76783 73632 77460
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 November 2014 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 25 November 2014. 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 +117 1665 £55,000 +4.76% 241
London +82 1067 £57,500 +4.54% 129
South East +106 266 £48,000 +3.22% 32
Yorkshire +83 163 £45,000 +12.50% 24
City of London +50 162 £55,000 - 36
West Yorkshire +75 122 £45,000 +9.09% 20
Leeds +84 115 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Surrey +46 88 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Berkshire +15 67 £60,000 +36.36% 8
East of England +27 64 £50,000 +21.21% 20
Hampshire +28 58 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Scotland +47 47 £46,750 +29.86% 4
Basingstoke +41 41 £45,000 - 2
Maidenhead +13 33 £60,000 +41.17%
East Midlands +39 31 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Edinburgh +27 31 £39,000 +8.33% 2
South West -4 31 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Cambridge +16 30 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Cambridgeshire +11 30 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Reading +6 26 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Oxfordshire +26 25 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Bristol +12 24 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Leicestershire - 24 £37,500 -
Sheffield -6 22 £38,000 -24.00% 1
South Yorkshire -8 22 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Reigate - 21 £47,500 - 1
Glasgow - 19 £55,000 - 2
North West -3 18 £46,500 -33.57% 6
Guildford +2 16 £45,000 -10.00%
North Yorkshire - 16 £30,000 - 3

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 2133 (61.56%) Linux
2 1627 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
3 1521 (43.90%) Puppet
4 1265 (36.51%) Java
5 1255 (36.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1128 (32.55%) Python
7 962 (27.76%) Continuous Integration
8 958 (27.65%) Ruby
9 955 (27.56%) Windows
10 890 (25.69%) MySQL
11 850 (24.53%) Git (software)
12 805 (23.23%) Jenkins
13 700 (20.20%) Scrum
14 693 (20.00%) Apache
15 595 (17.17%) Bash Shell
16 565 (16.31%) .NET
17 553 (15.96%) TDD
18 552 (15.93%) Open Source
19 546 (15.76%) Configuration Management
20 542 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
21 532 (15.35%) UNIX
22 530 (15.30%) JavaScript
23 512 (14.78%) E-Commerce
24 508 (14.66%) PHP
25 501 (14.46%) Perl
26 486 (14.03%) Red Hat
27 483 (13.94%) SQL Server
28 481 (13.88%) VMware
29 469 (13.54%) Nagios
30 463 (13.36%) Web Services

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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
1 693 (20.00%) Apache
2 430 (12.41%) nginx
3 393 (11.34%) Tomcat
4 332 (9.58%) IIS
5 228 (6.58%) Node.js
6 216 (6.23%) OpenStack
7 165 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
8 127 (3.67%) Apache Solr
9 111 (3.20%) JBoss
10 94 (2.71%) Confluence
11 61 (1.76%) CMS
12 53 (1.53%) WebLogic
13 49 (1.41%) Jetty
14 45 (1.30%) WebSphere
15 44 (1.27%) SharePoint
16 40 (1.15%) Drupal
17 30 (0.87%) WordPress
18 28 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
19 26 (0.75%) MS Exchange
20 24 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 192 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.49%) MS Office
3 11 (0.32%) Weka
4 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.087%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.029%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (1.85%) Sophis RISQUE
2 43 (1.24%) Magento
3 14 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.32%) Summit
5 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.087%) Tridion
6 3 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.087%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.029%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 542 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 186 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
4 174 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
5 129 (3.72%) SaaS
6 115 (3.32%) GitHub
7 108 (3.12%) Amazon S3
8 96 (2.77%) IaaS
9 85 (2.45%) PaaS
10 59 (1.70%) Rackspace Cloud
11 24 (0.69%) SoftLayer
12 23 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
13 21 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 21 (0.61%) ElastiCache
14 18 (0.52%) Route 53
15 17 (0.49%) Google App Engine
16 15 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
18 13 (0.38%) Basecamp
18 13 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 261 (7.53%) DNS
2 226 (6.52%) HTTP
3 220 (6.35%) Firewall
4 219 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 181 (5.22%) Internet
6 110 (3.17%) SAN
7 94 (2.71%) LDAP
8 83 (2.40%) DHCP
9 72 (2.08%) SSL
10 70 (2.02%) VPN
11 66 (1.90%) WAN
12 61 (1.76%) LAN
13 49 (1.41%) FTP
13 49 (1.41%) Network Security
14 34 (0.98%) VoIP
15 33 (0.95%) SMTP
15 33 (0.95%) VLAN
16 29 (0.84%) NAS
17 27 (0.78%) IPv4
18 26 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 890 (25.69%) MySQL
2 483 (13.94%) SQL Server
3 449 (12.96%) MongoDB
4 428 (12.35%) NoSQL
5 243 (7.01%) Redis
6 218 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
7 217 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 208 (6.00%) Big Data
9 186 (5.37%) Relational Database
10 155 (4.47%) Hadoop
11 112 (3.23%) RDBMS
12 64 (1.85%) SQLite
13 56 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 51 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 51 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
15 50 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
16 46 (1.33%) MariaDB
17 45 (1.30%) Oracle Database
18 43 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (1.18%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 850 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 805 (23.23%) Jenkins
3 349 (10.07%) Subversion
4 343 (9.90%) TeamCity
5 270 (7.79%) Maven
6 264 (7.62%) JIRA
7 197 (5.69%) Hudson
8 127 (3.67%) Ant
9 124 (3.58%) NUnit
10 120 (3.46%) Selenium
11 106 (3.06%) Cucumber
12 88 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 81 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 68 (1.96%) Jasmine
15 65 (1.88%) RSpec
16 64 (1.85%) MSBuild
17 63 (1.82%) Mercurial
18 55 (1.59%) CruiseControl
18 55 (1.59%) Visual Studio
19 47 (1.36%) PhantomJS
General
1 435 (12.55%) Finance
2 179 (5.17%) Games
3 168 (4.85%) Retail
4 151 (4.36%) Publishing
5 107 (3.09%) Marketing
6 100 (2.89%) Banking
7 59 (1.70%) Advertising
8 50 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 48 (1.39%) Law
10 40 (1.15%) Music Industry
11 31 (0.89%) Back Office
12 30 (0.87%) Legal
13 27 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.78%) Front Office
14 21 (0.61%) German Language
15 20 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.40%) French Language
17 13 (0.38%) Manufacturing
18 12 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 946 (27.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 718 (20.72%) Developer
3 529 (15.27%) Administrator
4 484 (13.97%) Systems Administrator
5 319 (9.21%) Linux Administrator
6 305 (8.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 270 (7.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 190 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 177 (5.11%) Architect
10 166 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 148 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
12 136 (3.92%) Java Developer
13 107 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 98 (2.83%) .NET Developer
15 96 (2.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 88 (2.54%) Operations Engineer
17 83 (2.40%) Web Engineer
18 77 (2.22%) DBA
19 74 (2.14%) DevOps Administrator
20 72 (2.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (16.31%) .NET
2 463 (13.36%) Web Services
3 356 (10.27%) LAMP
4 342 (9.87%) HTML
5 254 (7.33%) ASP.NET
6 239 (6.90%) REST
7 235 (6.78%) CSS
8 178 (5.14%) AngularJS
9 169 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 136 (3.92%) HTML5
10 136 (3.92%) jQuery
11 135 (3.90%) Spring
12 120 (3.46%) XML
13 114 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
14 111 (3.20%) .NET Framework
15 99 (2.86%) Django
16 97 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
17 95 (2.74%) RESTful
18 86 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
19 77 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 552 (15.93%) Open Source
2 243 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 168 (4.85%) User Experience
4 166 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 127 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 90 (2.60%) iPhone
7 81 (2.34%) Digital Media
8 80 (2.31%) Replication
9 74 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 67 (1.93%) Blog
11 60 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
12 56 (1.62%) Clustering
13 49 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 49 (1.41%) Social Media
14 48 (1.39%) Blackberry
15 43 (1.24%) Mathematics
16 25 (0.72%) IPTV
17 23 (0.66%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.58%) CMDB
18 20 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2133 (61.56%) Linux
2 955 (27.56%) Windows
3 532 (15.35%) UNIX
4 367 (10.59%) Ubuntu
5 350 (10.10%) CentOS
6 323 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 254 (7.33%) Debian
8 152 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 139 (4.01%) Android
10 75 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 68 (1.96%) Solaris
12 59 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (1.18%) Fedora
14 39 (1.13%) Windows 7
15 38 (1.10%) Mac OS X
16 37 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (0.95%) AIX
17 33 (0.95%) Windows 8
18 21 (0.61%) SUSE
19 12 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1627 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 962 (27.76%) Continuous Integration
3 700 (20.20%) Scrum
4 553 (15.96%) TDD
5 546 (15.76%) Configuration Management
6 512 (14.78%) E-Commerce
7 441 (12.73%) OO
8 304 (8.77%) MVC
9 293 (8.46%) BDD
10 212 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 201 (5.80%) Project Management
12 187 (5.40%) Software Engineering
13 184 (5.31%) Mentoring
14 180 (5.19%) ITIL
15 176 (5.08%) Kanban
16 164 (4.73%) OOP
17 158 (4.56%) SOA
18 145 (4.18%) Release Management
19 143 (4.13%) Unit Testing
20 132 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1265 (36.51%) Java
2 1128 (32.55%) Python
3 958 (27.65%) Ruby
4 595 (17.17%) Bash Shell
5 530 (15.30%) JavaScript
6 508 (14.66%) PHP
7 501 (14.46%) Perl
8 448 (12.93%) SQL
9 413 (11.92%) C#
10 276 (7.97%) PowerShell
11 205 (5.92%) Shell Script
12 118 (3.41%) C
13 116 (3.35%) C++
14 68 (1.96%) Groovy
15 64 (1.85%) Scala
16 32 (0.92%) Korn
16 32 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 28 (0.81%) R
18 26 (0.75%) PHP5
19 23 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 352 (10.16%) Degree
2 57 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (1.04%) CCNA
6 32 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (0.72%) ISEB
8 21 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 20 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.46%) CCNP
11 15 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.35%) MCITP
12 12 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.35%) MCSE
12 12 (0.35%) PhD
12 12 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.23%) NCDA
14 5 (0.14%) RHCE
14 5 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (10.51%) QA
2 94 (2.71%) SLA
3 45 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.43%) COBIT
6 12 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.32%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.087%) BS15000
10 2 (0.058%) HL7
11 1 (0.029%) WAI
System Software
1 295 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (3.92%) Varnish
3 122 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 108 (3.12%) KVM
5 81 (2.34%) vSphere
6 66 (1.90%) Xen
7 62 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 57 (1.65%) Samba
8 57 (1.65%) Docker
9 56 (1.62%) NFS
10 35 (1.01%) XenServer
11 34 (0.98%) VMware ESX
12 28 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (0.69%) vCloud
13 24 (0.69%) Postfix
14 13 (0.38%) LXC
15 11 (0.32%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 9 (0.26%) XenApp
18 7 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1521 (43.90%) Puppet
2 1255 (36.22%) Opscode Chef
3 469 (13.54%) Nagios
4 266 (7.68%) Ansible
5 225 (6.49%) Vagrant
6 216 (6.23%) ZABBIX
7 168 (4.85%) Salt
8 113 (3.26%) HAProxy
9 112 (3.23%) logstash
10 61 (1.76%) StatsD
11 53 (1.53%) Cacti
12 49 (1.41%) Ganglia
13 47 (1.36%) Opsview
14 45 (1.30%) Zenoss
15 44 (1.27%) Kibana
16 38 (1.10%) collectd
17 30 (0.87%) SCVMM
18 29 (0.84%) Cobbler
19 27 (0.78%) Capistrano
20 24 (0.69%) Munin
Vendors
1 486 (14.03%) Red Hat
2 481 (13.88%) VMware
3 340 (9.81%) Microsoft
4 256 (7.39%) Oracle
5 160 (4.62%) Rackspace
6 134 (3.87%) Dell
7 123 (3.55%) Cisco
8 108 (3.12%) HP
9 89 (2.57%) SaltStack
10 85 (2.45%) New Relic
11 81 (2.34%) Google
12 74 (2.14%) Splunk
13 58 (1.67%) Juniper
14 57 (1.65%) Sony
15 55 (1.59%) Akamai
16 53 (1.53%) IBM
17 46 (1.33%) Citrix
18 40 (1.15%) Toshiba
19 36 (1.04%) Apple
20 31 (0.89%) Sun
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
XCM Rock
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 13 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Posted: 15 hours ago