The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 209 387 565
Rank change year-on-year
+178 +178
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1592 646 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 0.59% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.75% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 548 319
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +178 1550 £55,000 +4.76% 220
London +133 1132 £60,000 +9.09% 139
City of London +108 202 £60,000 +9.09% 39
South East +69 163 £55,000 +15.78% 26
Yorkshire +36 94 £42,500 -20.93% 20
West Yorkshire +17 88 £42,500 -29.16% 15
Leeds +20 87 £42,500 -29.16% 15
East of England +46 68 £48,000 +6.66% 8
Surrey +30 40 £55,000 +15.78% 6
South West +10 37 £42,500 +21.42% 8
East Sussex +11 36 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +35 35 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Brighton +5 31 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire +21 29 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Oxfordshire +23 26 £55,000 - 4
Cambridge +13 25 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Bristol +14 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Midlands +9 20 £42,500 -27.65% 6
North West +2 20 £53,750 +49.30% 5
Hampshire +4 19 £55,000 -10.20% 2
Oxford +25 18 £85,000 - 1
Wales - 15 £47,500 - 2
Manchester +10 14 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Suffolk - 14 £50,000 - 2
Cardiff - 13 £46,500 - 1
South Wales - 13 £46,500 - 1
Scotland -23 12 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Northamptonshire -3 11 £40,000 -44.82%
Northampton - 11 £40,000 -
Reading -7 10 £50,000 -16.66% 5

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1794 (63.87%) Linux
2 1223 (43.54%) Puppet
3 1142 (40.66%) Java
4 1060 (37.74%) Opscode Chef
5 919 (32.72%) Python
6 808 (28.76%) Ruby
7 791 (28.16%) MySQL
8 733 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 715 (25.45%) Git (software)
10 700 (24.92%) Windows
11 675 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
12 655 (23.32%) Apache
13 614 (21.86%) Jenkins
14 565 (20.11%) Open Source
15 555 (19.76%) Perl
16 551 (19.62%) Scrum
17 532 (18.94%) UNIX
18 521 (18.55%) PHP
19 506 (18.01%) TDD
20 504 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
21 482 (17.16%) Bash Shell
22 470 (16.73%) Red Hat
23 467 (16.63%) Web Services
23 467 (16.63%) E-Commerce
24 460 (16.38%) JavaScript
25 450 (16.02%) Configuration Management
26 428 (15.24%) MongoDB
27 425 (15.13%) .NET
28 411 (14.63%) SQL
29 396 (14.10%) Subversion

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 655 (23.32%) Apache
2 351 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 329 (11.71%) nginx
4 277 (9.86%) IIS
5 160 (5.70%) Node.js
6 148 (5.27%) Elasticsearch
7 145 (5.16%) OpenStack
8 130 (4.63%) Apache Solr
9 97 (3.45%) Confluence
10 77 (2.74%) Drupal
11 47 (1.67%) CMS
12 45 (1.60%) Jetty
13 33 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 32 (1.14%) SharePoint
15 26 (0.93%) MS Exchange
16 25 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
17 24 (0.85%) WebLogic
18 21 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
18 21 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
19 19 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 142 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.036%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (1.32%) Sophis RISQUE
2 35 (1.25%) Magento
3 12 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.21%) Summit
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.071%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.071%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.036%) Tridion
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 504 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (7.05%) Amazon EC2
3 183 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 152 (5.41%) SaaS
5 128 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
6 102 (3.63%) GitHub
7 97 (3.45%) PaaS
8 96 (3.42%) IaaS
9 68 (2.42%) Amazon S3
10 63 (2.24%) Rackspace Cloud
11 38 (1.35%) Joyent
12 25 (0.89%) Heroku
13 18 (0.64%) Google Apps
14 17 (0.61%) ElastiCache
15 16 (0.57%) Basecamp
16 14 (0.50%) Route 53
17 13 (0.46%) CloudFront
18 12 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
19 10 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
20 7 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 260 (9.26%) DNS
2 190 (6.76%) Internet
3 180 (6.41%) Firewall
4 175 (6.23%) HTTP
5 158 (5.62%) TCP/IP
6 114 (4.06%) LDAP
7 98 (3.49%) SAN
8 77 (2.74%) VPN
9 76 (2.71%) SSL
10 70 (2.49%) DHCP
11 49 (1.74%) SMTP
12 37 (1.32%) Network Security
13 36 (1.28%) FTP
14 35 (1.25%) VLAN
15 31 (1.10%) WAN
16 30 (1.07%) NAS
17 29 (1.03%) LAN
18 28 (1.00%) VoIP
19 26 (0.93%) BIG-IP
20 24 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 791 (28.16%) MySQL
2 428 (15.24%) MongoDB
3 361 (12.85%) SQL Server
4 349 (12.42%) NoSQL
5 233 (8.29%) Redis
6 212 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
7 181 (6.44%) Relational Database
8 158 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 157 (5.59%) Big Data
10 121 (4.31%) Hadoop
11 74 (2.63%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.67%) HBase
13 44 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 43 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 38 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 37 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
17 32 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 32 (1.14%) Couchbase
18 23 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 715 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 614 (21.86%) Jenkins
3 396 (14.10%) Subversion
4 251 (8.94%) JIRA
5 229 (8.15%) Maven
6 215 (7.65%) TeamCity
7 170 (6.05%) Hudson
8 122 (4.34%) Ant
9 104 (3.70%) Selenium
10 93 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 69 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 57 (2.03%) NUnit
14 53 (1.89%) SpecFlow
15 48 (1.71%) Jasmine
16 45 (1.60%) MSBuild
17 41 (1.46%) CruiseControl
18 39 (1.39%) Mercurial
19 34 (1.21%) JUnit
19 34 (1.21%) PhantomJS
General
1 350 (12.46%) Finance
2 157 (5.59%) Retail
3 155 (5.52%) Games
4 119 (4.24%) Marketing
5 88 (3.13%) Advertising
6 87 (3.10%) Banking
7 74 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 71 (2.53%) Publishing
9 46 (1.64%) Back Office
10 41 (1.46%) Music Industry
11 34 (1.21%) Law
12 29 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.93%) Legal
14 24 (0.85%) Online Betting
15 18 (0.64%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.57%) Electronics
17 13 (0.46%) Front Office
18 11 (0.39%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 867 (30.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 572 (20.36%) Developer
3 431 (15.34%) Administrator
4 416 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 317 (11.29%) Linux Administrator
6 297 (10.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 167 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 157 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
9 138 (4.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 129 (4.59%) Java Developer
11 128 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
12 120 (4.27%) Architect
13 102 (3.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 81 (2.88%) DevOps Administrator
15 79 (2.81%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 79 (2.81%) Operations Engineer
16 78 (2.78%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 74 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 74 (2.63%) Web Engineer
18 64 (2.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (16.63%) Web Services
2 425 (15.13%) .NET
3 288 (10.25%) LAMP
4 285 (10.15%) HTML
5 200 (7.12%) CSS
6 184 (6.55%) XML
7 166 (5.91%) ASP.NET
8 163 (5.80%) REST
9 139 (4.95%) Spring
10 117 (4.17%) JSON
10 117 (4.17%) jQuery
11 111 (3.95%) AngularJS
12 105 (3.74%) Ruby on Rails
13 104 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 99 (3.52%) HTML5
14 99 (3.52%) RESTful
15 89 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
16 82 (2.92%) J2EE
16 82 (2.92%) Hibernate
17 71 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 565 (20.11%) Open Source
2 252 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 119 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 83 (2.95%) Social Media
5 69 (2.46%) iPhone
6 61 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 61 (2.17%) Blog
7 59 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (1.74%) Clustering
9 47 (1.67%) Replication
10 45 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 41 (1.46%) Online Games
12 38 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
13 32 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 32 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 32 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.03%) iPad
15 18 (0.64%) DTV
16 15 (0.53%) Physics
17 13 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1794 (63.87%) Linux
2 700 (24.92%) Windows
3 532 (18.94%) UNIX
4 375 (13.35%) Ubuntu
5 337 (12.00%) CentOS
6 307 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 269 (9.58%) Debian
8 137 (4.88%) Android
9 127 (4.52%) Apple iOS
10 107 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 89 (3.17%) Solaris
12 49 (1.74%) Mac OS X
13 39 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (1.28%) Fedora
14 36 (1.28%) AIX
15 24 (0.85%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.53%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.50%) HPUX
18 13 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
2 675 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
3 551 (19.62%) Scrum
4 506 (18.01%) TDD
5 467 (16.63%) E-Commerce
6 450 (16.02%) Configuration Management
7 294 (10.47%) OO
8 253 (9.01%) Software Engineering
9 230 (8.19%) MVC
10 226 (8.05%) Release Management
11 225 (8.01%) BDD
12 222 (7.90%) ITIL
13 165 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 165 (5.87%) Load Balancing
14 163 (5.80%) Project Management
15 141 (5.02%) Unit Testing
16 138 (4.91%) Kanban
17 131 (4.66%) Pair Programming
18 127 (4.52%) OOP
19 125 (4.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1142 (40.66%) Java
2 919 (32.72%) Python
3 808 (28.76%) Ruby
4 555 (19.76%) Perl
5 521 (18.55%) PHP
6 482 (17.16%) Bash Shell
7 460 (16.38%) JavaScript
8 411 (14.63%) SQL
9 326 (11.61%) C#
10 221 (7.87%) PowerShell
11 183 (6.51%) Shell Script
12 151 (5.38%) Scala
13 128 (4.56%) C++
14 124 (4.41%) C
15 82 (2.92%) Groovy
16 50 (1.78%) Clojure
17 31 (1.10%) VB
18 28 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.96%) T-SQL
19 27 (0.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 261 (9.29%) Degree
2 87 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 44 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.35%) ISEB
5 25 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (0.78%) CCNA
8 19 (0.68%) RHCE
8 19 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.50%) MCSE
11 13 (0.46%) PhD
11 13 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.32%) MCITP
14 7 (0.25%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.21%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.21%) CCNP
16 5 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (11.32%) QA
2 83 (2.95%) SLA
3 80 (2.85%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.21%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.21%) COBIT
7 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.071%) WAI
8 2 (0.071%) HL7
9 1 (0.036%) BS25999
System Software
1 222 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (5.09%) Varnish
3 128 (4.56%) KVM
4 87 (3.10%) Active Directory
5 75 (2.67%) NFS
6 59 (2.10%) Xen
7 52 (1.85%) Samba
8 50 (1.78%) vSphere
9 31 (1.10%) Postfix
10 29 (1.03%) XenServer
10 29 (1.03%) VMware ESX
11 26 (0.93%) vCloud
11 26 (0.93%) Hyper-V
12 23 (0.82%) Docker
13 18 (0.64%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.25%) XenApp
16 4 (0.14%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
17 3 (0.11%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1223 (43.54%) Puppet
2 1060 (37.74%) Opscode Chef
3 362 (12.89%) Nagios
4 191 (6.80%) ZABBIX
5 136 (4.84%) Vagrant
6 119 (4.24%) logstash
7 118 (4.20%) Ansible
8 106 (3.77%) Salt
9 98 (3.49%) HAProxy
10 68 (2.42%) StatsD
11 54 (1.92%) Cacti
12 48 (1.71%) Ganglia
13 45 (1.60%) Zenoss
14 44 (1.57%) Capistrano
14 44 (1.57%) Kibana
15 42 (1.50%) Opsview
16 40 (1.42%) CFEngine
17 36 (1.28%) Munin
18 29 (1.03%) collectd
19 22 (0.78%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 470 (16.73%) Red Hat
2 367 (13.07%) VMware
3 246 (8.76%) Oracle
3 246 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 178 (6.34%) Rackspace
5 105 (3.74%) Cisco
6 104 (3.70%) HP
7 94 (3.35%) JBoss
8 93 (3.31%) Dell
9 80 (2.85%) New Relic
10 68 (2.42%) Google
11 60 (2.14%) Adobe
12 59 (2.10%) Twitter
12 59 (2.10%) SaltStack
13 50 (1.78%) IBM
13 50 (1.78%) Juniper
14 45 (1.60%) Sony
14 45 (1.60%) Splunk
15 42 (1.50%) Citrix
16 41 (1.46%) Toshiba
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + high bonus + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + high bonus + good package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: Yesterday