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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 56 102 205
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +103
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4187 3053 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.69% 2.84% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 3.25% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3434 2540 1426
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
78721 93895 98432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.48% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 64899 77524 80842
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +41 3948 £60,000 +9.09% 642
London +49 2325 £65,000 +8.33% 363
South East +53 457 £52,500 -2.77% 80
City of London +27 273 £63,250 -2.69% 78
North West +61 259 £50,000 +11.11% 63
Yorkshire +40 240 £46,000 -0.54% 39
Manchester +63 221 £50,000 +11.11% 49
East of England +43 213 £51,250 +12.51% 32
West Yorkshire +25 171 £46,393 -2.33% 21
South West +25 164 £46,000 - 34
Leeds +23 157 £47,500 - 19
East Midlands +32 141 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Berkshire +30 114 £62,500 - 20
Surrey +32 109 £55,000 +4.76% 12
West Midlands -1 106 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Nottinghamshire +45 98 £52,500 +2.43% 8
Nottingham +42 89 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Hampshire 0 89 £52,000 +4.00% 11
Bedfordshire +42 75 £48,500 +7.77% 6
Scotland +6 75 £43,000 -10.41% 11
Wales +49 67 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Hertfordshire +45 66 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Edinburgh +19 60 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Luton +14 60 £48,500 -11.81% 6
South Wales +37 54 £42,500 -2.29% 1
East Sussex +60 52 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Gloucestershire +30 52 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Bristol -1 50 £61,500 +38.20% 11
Brighton +59 48 £44,000 -20.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -22 48 £45,000 +3.44% 7

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 3948 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 3721 (46.02%) Linux
3 3038 (37.57%) Puppet
4 2845 (35.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2750 (34.01%) Python
6 2448 (30.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2386 (29.51%) Java
8 2284 (28.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2002 (24.76%) Jenkins
10 1976 (24.44%) Ansible
11 1622 (20.06%) Windows
12 1613 (19.95%) Scrum
13 1603 (19.82%) Docker
14 1562 (19.32%) Ruby
15 1538 (19.02%) Configuration Management
16 1512 (18.70%) Git (software)
17 1455 (17.99%) Finance
18 1447 (17.90%) JavaScript
19 1396 (17.26%) Bash Shell
20 1394 (17.24%) SQL
21 1216 (15.04%) .NET
22 1143 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
23 1134 (14.02%) TDD
24 1064 (13.16%) Microsoft
25 1056 (13.06%) Open Source
26 1011 (12.50%) VMware
27 1008 (12.47%) MySQL
28 1000 (12.37%) C#
29 998 (12.34%) Perl
30 982 (12.14%) Web Services

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
1 802 (9.92%) Apache
2 578 (7.15%) IIS
3 536 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
4 490 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 361 (4.46%) OpenStack
6 331 (4.09%) JBoss
7 284 (3.51%) nginx
8 247 (3.05%) Confluence
9 236 (2.92%) WebSphere
10 217 (2.68%) Apache Spark
11 186 (2.30%) WebLogic
12 149 (1.84%) CMS
13 124 (1.53%) SharePoint
14 122 (1.51%) CloudStack
15 118 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 86 (1.06%) Apache Solr
17 64 (0.79%) Drupal
18 60 (0.74%) WordPress
19 55 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
19 55 (0.68%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 391 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (0.40%) MS Office
4 15 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.15%) MS Project
6 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.099%) HipChat
8 7 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.049%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.025%) InDesign
11 2 (0.025%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.012%) Houdini
12 1 (0.012%) Maya
12 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.48%) Magento
3 23 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.27%) SAP GRC
5 17 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.16%) Summit
8 12 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.099%) Eagle PACE
9 8 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.087%) Markit EDM
10 7 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.062%) Eloqua
12 4 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.049%) FLEXCUBE
12 4 (0.049%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
12 4 (0.049%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2845 (35.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1143 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 407 (5.03%) SaaS
4 312 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
5 267 (3.30%) IaaS
5 267 (3.30%) PaaS
6 217 (2.68%) Amazon S3
7 213 (2.63%) GitHub
8 206 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 196 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 174 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 139 (1.72%) Office 365
12 105 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 94 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 68 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
15 63 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
16 61 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
17 57 (0.70%) Route 53
18 51 (0.63%) Heroku
19 48 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 423 (5.23%) Firewall
2 351 (4.34%) DNS
3 342 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 291 (3.60%) Internet
5 235 (2.91%) HTTP
6 154 (1.90%) LAN
7 144 (1.78%) WAN
8 136 (1.68%) SAN
9 125 (1.55%) DHCP
10 107 (1.32%) SSL
11 95 (1.17%) VPN
12 83 (1.03%) LDAP
13 73 (0.90%) VLAN
14 66 (0.82%) Network Security
15 58 (0.72%) Kerberos
16 53 (0.66%) NAS
17 47 (0.58%) VoIP
18 45 (0.56%) Wireshark
19 33 (0.41%) SMTP
20 30 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1008 (12.47%) MySQL
2 902 (11.16%) SQL Server
3 774 (9.57%) NoSQL
4 659 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 497 (6.15%) Big Data
6 416 (5.14%) Relational Database
7 365 (4.51%) Hadoop
8 333 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
9 279 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 271 (3.35%) Redis
11 192 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 145 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 137 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
14 123 (1.52%) Oracle Database
15 92 (1.14%) Couchbase
16 84 (1.04%) Apache Hive
17 82 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 81 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 78 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
20 71 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2002 (24.76%) Jenkins
2 1512 (18.70%) Git (software)
3 694 (8.58%) TeamCity
4 662 (8.19%) JIRA
5 529 (6.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 438 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 437 (5.40%) Subversion
8 383 (4.74%) Maven
9 364 (4.50%) Selenium
10 360 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 357 (4.42%) Vagrant
12 206 (2.55%) Hudson
13 186 (2.30%) Cucumber
14 176 (2.18%) Ant
15 168 (2.08%) MSBuild
16 132 (1.63%) Visual Studio
17 128 (1.58%) Travis CI
18 126 (1.56%) Gradle
19 102 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
20 100 (1.24%) Jasmine
General
1 1455 (17.99%) Finance
2 550 (6.80%) Banking
3 326 (4.03%) Retail
4 285 (3.52%) Games
5 224 (2.77%) Law
6 221 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 185 (2.29%) Marketing
8 169 (2.09%) Advertising
9 83 (1.03%) Publishing
10 79 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 78 (0.96%) Legal
12 70 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 67 (0.83%) Front Office
14 51 (0.63%) Back Office
15 45 (0.56%) Military
16 28 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.33%) Electronics
18 24 (0.30%) Local Government
19 21 (0.26%) Online Betting
20 18 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2627 (32.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 1647 (20.37%) Developer
3 756 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
4 738 (9.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 633 (7.83%) Architect
6 578 (7.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 565 (6.99%) Administrator
8 527 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
9 526 (6.51%) AWS DevOps
10 454 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
11 447 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
12 446 (5.52%) Java Developer
13 404 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 378 (4.67%) Senior Developer
15 342 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
16 323 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
17 313 (3.87%) Software Engineer
18 310 (3.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 276 (3.41%) Consultant
20 256 (3.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1216 (15.04%) .NET
2 982 (12.14%) Web Services
3 902 (11.16%) HTML
4 731 (9.04%) AngularJS
4 731 (9.04%) Node.js
5 720 (8.90%) CSS
6 505 (6.25%) REST
7 484 (5.99%) HTML5
8 447 (5.53%) ASP.NET
9 440 (5.44%) LAMP
10 417 (5.16%) Spring
11 390 (4.82%) jQuery
12 374 (4.63%) RESTful
13 371 (4.59%) Middleware
14 299 (3.70%) CSS3
15 267 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 247 (3.05%) JSON
17 242 (2.99%) React
18 241 (2.98%) XML
19 206 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 486 (6.01%) Computer Science
2 353 (4.37%) User Experience
3 317 (3.92%) Fintech
4 299 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 261 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 198 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 187 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 132 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 130 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 127 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 112 (1.39%) Private Cloud
11 112 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 107 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 105 (1.30%) PKI
14 94 (1.16%) Mathematics
15 93 (1.15%) Online Banking
16 86 (1.06%) Data Structures
17 79 (0.98%) Virtual Team
18 63 (0.78%) Clustering
18 63 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3721 (46.02%) Linux
2 1622 (20.06%) Windows
3 895 (11.07%) Unix
4 560 (6.93%) Windows Server
5 524 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 518 (6.41%) CentOS
7 404 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 172 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 130 (1.61%) Debian
10 113 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 108 (1.34%) Android
12 100 (1.24%) Solaris
13 88 (1.09%) Apple iOS
14 60 (0.74%) CoreOS
15 46 (0.57%) FreeBSD
16 44 (0.54%) Fedora
17 30 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.32%) AIX
19 24 (0.30%) Windows 10
20 22 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3948 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2284 (28.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1613 (19.95%) Scrum
4 1538 (19.02%) Configuration Management
5 1134 (14.02%) TDD
6 1056 (13.06%) Open Source
7 956 (11.82%) Software Engineering
8 822 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 688 (8.51%) Microservices
10 604 (7.47%) SDLC
11 542 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 540 (6.68%) BDD
13 497 (6.15%) OO
14 474 (5.86%) ITIL
15 457 (5.65%) MVC
16 446 (5.52%) Kanban
17 439 (5.43%) SOA
18 436 (5.39%) Continuous Deployment
19 400 (4.95%) Mentoring
20 378 (4.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2750 (34.01%) Python
2 2386 (29.51%) Java
3 1562 (19.32%) Ruby
4 1447 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 1396 (17.26%) Bash Shell
6 1394 (17.24%) SQL
7 1000 (12.37%) C#
8 998 (12.34%) Perl
9 977 (12.08%) PowerShell
10 838 (10.36%) PHP
11 467 (5.78%) Scala
12 405 (5.01%) C
13 361 (4.46%) C++
14 339 (4.19%) Go
15 332 (4.11%) Shell Script
16 247 (3.05%) Groovy
17 118 (1.46%) T-SQL
18 98 (1.21%) PL/SQL
19 54 (0.67%) Clojure
20 49 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 798 (9.87%) Degree
2 260 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 142 (1.76%) DV Cleared
4 122 (1.51%) AWS Certification
5 107 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 99 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 91 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 77 (0.95%) CCNA
9 63 (0.78%) MCSE
10 42 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 40 (0.49%) ISEB
12 34 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 32 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 29 (0.36%) PMP
15 26 (0.32%) ISTQB
16 25 (0.31%) RHCE
17 23 (0.28%) CCNP
18 21 (0.26%) EMC Certification
19 20 (0.25%) MCSA
19 20 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 584 (7.22%) QA
2 124 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 78 (0.96%) SLA
4 46 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.27%) SDET
6 19 (0.23%) GCP
7 13 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.099%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.087%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.087%) ISO13485
11 5 (0.062%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.062%) WCAG
12 4 (0.049%) COBIT
12 4 (0.049%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.037%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.037%) Section 508
14 1 (0.012%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.012%) MiFID
14 1 (0.012%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1603 (19.82%) Docker
2 648 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 350 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 226 (2.79%) vSphere
5 187 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 185 (2.29%) Xen
7 112 (1.39%) Varnish
8 111 (1.37%) XenServer
9 104 (1.29%) KVM
10 88 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 60 (0.74%) VMware ESX
12 44 (0.54%) HDFS
13 40 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
13 40 (0.49%) VirtualBox
14 38 (0.47%) NFS
15 36 (0.45%) vCloud
16 30 (0.37%) iptables
16 30 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
17 24 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (0.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3038 (37.57%) Puppet
2 2448 (30.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1976 (24.44%) Ansible
4 380 (4.70%) Nagios
5 360 (4.45%) Kubernetes
6 323 (3.99%) Terraform
7 287 (3.55%) Salt
8 139 (1.72%) Graphite
8 139 (1.72%) Mesos
9 115 (1.42%) ZABBIX
10 104 (1.29%) Tivoli
11 102 (1.26%) HAProxy
12 100 (1.24%) Cobbler
13 92 (1.14%) Packer
14 74 (0.92%) logstash
15 72 (0.89%) Kibana
16 56 (0.69%) rkt
17 55 (0.68%) SCCM
18 52 (0.64%) Grafana
19 50 (0.62%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1064 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 1011 (12.50%) VMware
3 887 (10.97%) Oracle
4 698 (8.63%) Red Hat
5 313 (3.87%) Google
6 227 (2.81%) Atlassian
7 213 (2.63%) Cisco
8 197 (2.44%) IBM
9 178 (2.20%) Rackspace
10 157 (1.94%) Splunk
11 133 (1.64%) HP
12 127 (1.57%) SaltStack
13 122 (1.51%) New Relic
14 99 (1.22%) AppDynamics
14 99 (1.22%) SAP
15 98 (1.21%) MuleSoft
16 94 (1.16%) EnterpriseDB
17 82 (1.01%) EMC
18 74 (0.92%) Citrix
19 64 (0.79%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65'000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus + 15% pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £40 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday