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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 125 251 458
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +207
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2540 1319 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 1.12% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.37% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1014 444
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £66,500
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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 +134 2432 £55,000 - 358
London +86 1527 £60,000 +9.09% 211
South East +141 365 £50,250 -12.60% 51
City of London +76 229 £60,000 +4.34% 59
Yorkshire +79 153 £49,250 +12.57% 12
South West +99 144 £46,500 +9.41% 23
West Yorkshire +73 132 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Leeds +56 125 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Berkshire +79 105 £55,000 +4.76% 12
East of England +47 96 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Bristol +51 63 £58,750 +38.23% 15
Surrey +51 62 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Hampshire +40 55 £56,250 +2.27% 7
North West +39 55 £37,500 +10.29% 18
Reading +26 51 £52,500 -12.50% 7
West Midlands +33 46 £50,000 +20.48% 6
Oxfordshire +27 44 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Gloucestershire +30 43 £50,000 +72.41% 1
East Sussex +28 41 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Oxford +29 39 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Brighton +31 35 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +31 32 £57,500 +35.29% 7
Manchester +35 31 £37,500 +8.69% 11
Scotland +42 30 £50,000 +18.49% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 29 £58,000 +45.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 29 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Milton Keynes - 29 £58,000 - 4
Norfolk +30 24 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Norwich +22 24 £42,500 +34.92%
Cambridge +22 21 £50,000 -2.91% 18

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 2677 (59.90%) Linux
2 2011 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1826 (40.86%) Puppet
4 1502 (33.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1446 (32.36%) Python
6 1354 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
7 1348 (30.16%) Java
8 1065 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
9 1058 (23.67%) Ruby
10 1049 (23.47%) Windows
11 1008 (22.56%) Git (software)
12 990 (22.15%) Jenkins
13 974 (21.79%) MySQL
14 905 (20.25%) Configuration Management
15 834 (18.66%) Bash Shell
16 795 (17.79%) .NET
17 772 (17.27%) Apache
18 760 (17.01%) Perl
19 733 (16.40%) PHP
20 724 (16.20%) SQL
21 711 (15.91%) JavaScript
22 706 (15.80%) SQL Server
23 701 (15.69%) Scrum
24 689 (15.42%) UNIX
25 646 (14.46%) Ansible
26 643 (14.39%) Finance
27 626 (14.01%) Web Services
28 618 (13.83%) VMware
29 586 (13.11%) TDD
30 553 (12.37%) E-Commerce

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 772 (17.27%) Apache
2 467 (10.45%) IIS
3 435 (9.73%) nginx
4 357 (7.99%) Tomcat
5 288 (6.44%) Node.js
6 263 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
7 249 (5.57%) OpenStack
8 151 (3.38%) JBoss
9 98 (2.19%) Apache Solr
10 81 (1.81%) Confluence
11 62 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 61 (1.36%) Drupal
13 58 (1.30%) WebLogic
14 41 (0.92%) SharePoint
15 38 (0.85%) CMS
16 35 (0.78%) MS Exchange
17 34 (0.76%) Apache Spark
17 34 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
18 25 (0.56%) MediaWiki
19 22 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 182 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.45%) MS Office
3 5 (0.11%) MS Project
4 3 (0.067%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (1.01%) Sophis RISQUE
2 30 (0.67%) Maximo
3 29 (0.65%) assyst
4 22 (0.49%) Magento
4 22 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.20%) Tridion
5 9 (0.20%) Primavera
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.11%) Cordys
9 3 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.067%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.045%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.045%) Summit
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.022%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1354 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 352 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 232 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
4 186 (4.16%) SaaS
5 168 (3.76%) PaaS
6 161 (3.60%) IaaS
7 160 (3.58%) GitHub
8 154 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 122 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 106 (2.37%) Amazon S3
11 53 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 50 (1.12%) Route 53
13 43 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 41 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 34 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
16 32 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
17 28 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
18 27 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 27 (0.60%) SoftLayer
19 25 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 294 (6.58%) DNS
2 270 (6.04%) Firewall
3 202 (4.52%) HTTP
4 184 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 177 (3.96%) Internet
6 118 (2.64%) SAN
7 94 (2.10%) LDAP
8 82 (1.83%) VPN
8 82 (1.83%) Network Security
9 79 (1.77%) LAN
10 76 (1.70%) WAN
11 72 (1.61%) DHCP
12 50 (1.12%) SSL
12 50 (1.12%) SSH
13 49 (1.10%) VLAN
14 40 (0.90%) iSCSI
15 34 (0.76%) FTP
15 34 (0.76%) BGP
15 34 (0.76%) IPsec
16 30 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 974 (21.79%) MySQL
2 706 (15.80%) SQL Server
3 492 (11.01%) MongoDB
4 485 (10.85%) NoSQL
5 293 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 289 (6.47%) Redis
7 253 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 248 (5.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 222 (4.97%) Big Data
10 137 (3.07%) Hadoop
11 104 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 98 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
13 85 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 69 (1.54%) Couchbase
15 65 (1.45%) Riak
16 60 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 55 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 53 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (0.98%) DB2
20 40 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1008 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 990 (22.15%) Jenkins
3 363 (8.12%) Subversion
4 359 (8.03%) TeamCity
5 262 (5.86%) JIRA
6 258 (5.77%) Maven
7 221 (4.95%) Hudson
8 179 (4.01%) Selenium
9 128 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 121 (2.71%) Ant
11 85 (1.90%) NUnit
12 84 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 73 (1.63%) Jasmine
14 72 (1.61%) Mercurial
15 69 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 67 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 64 (1.43%) Visual Studio
18 63 (1.41%) JUnit
19 55 (1.23%) Gradle
20 54 (1.21%) Artifactory
General
1 643 (14.39%) Finance
2 260 (5.82%) Retail
3 230 (5.15%) Banking
4 187 (4.18%) Games
5 132 (2.95%) Publishing
6 102 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 92 (2.06%) Marketing
7 92 (2.06%) Advertising
8 65 (1.45%) Law
9 57 (1.28%) Automotive
10 55 (1.23%) Military
11 53 (1.19%) Legal
12 35 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.72%) Front Office
13 32 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 32 (0.72%) Electronics
14 29 (0.65%) Back Office
15 23 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1437 (32.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 883 (19.76%) Developer
3 518 (11.59%) Administrator
4 465 (10.41%) Systems Administrator
5 390 (8.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 313 (7.00%) Linux Administrator
7 278 (6.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 274 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
9 252 (5.64%) Senior Developer
10 249 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 234 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
12 215 (4.81%) Architect
13 131 (2.93%) Java Developer
14 121 (2.71%) Software Engineer
15 107 (2.39%) .NET Developer
16 103 (2.30%) DevOps Administrator
17 98 (2.19%) Applications Support
18 97 (2.17%) Analyst
19 91 (2.04%) C# Developer
20 82 (1.83%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 795 (17.79%) .NET
2 626 (14.01%) Web Services
3 519 (11.61%) HTML
4 364 (8.14%) CSS
5 353 (7.90%) AngularJS
6 308 (6.89%) LAMP
7 297 (6.65%) ASP.NET
8 294 (6.58%) HTML5
9 286 (6.40%) REST
10 223 (4.99%) Spring
11 205 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
12 197 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 183 (4.09%) jQuery
14 180 (4.03%) XML
15 167 (3.74%) J2EE
16 155 (3.47%) Middleware
16 155 (3.47%) JSON
17 152 (3.40%) RESTful
18 134 (3.00%) CSS3
19 112 (2.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 468 (10.47%) Open Source
2 283 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 219 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 216 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 137 (3.07%) User Experience
6 122 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 99 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 95 (2.13%) Replication
9 67 (1.50%) Blackberry
10 63 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 56 (1.25%) BBC
11 56 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 54 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 53 (1.19%) Clustering
14 51 (1.14%) Blog
15 41 (0.92%) Visualisation
15 41 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
16 35 (0.78%) PKI
16 35 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
17 33 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2677 (59.90%) Linux
2 1049 (23.47%) Windows
3 689 (15.42%) UNIX
4 444 (9.94%) Ubuntu
5 439 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 370 (8.28%) CentOS
7 219 (4.90%) Debian
8 140 (3.13%) Android
9 139 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 139 (3.11%) Solaris
10 137 (3.07%) Apple iOS
11 79 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 63 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (0.81%) AIX
14 27 (0.60%) CoreOS
15 22 (0.49%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.47%) Fedora
17 19 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
18 17 (0.38%) SUSE
19 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2011 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1065 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
3 905 (20.25%) Configuration Management
4 701 (15.69%) Scrum
5 586 (13.11%) TDD
6 553 (12.37%) E-Commerce
7 540 (12.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 401 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 348 (7.79%) MVC
10 333 (7.45%) BDD
11 332 (7.43%) OO
11 332 (7.43%) ITIL
12 231 (5.17%) Project Management
13 227 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 225 (5.03%) Mentoring
15 221 (4.95%) Kanban
16 216 (4.83%) Unit Testing
17 188 (4.21%) SOA
18 165 (3.69%) Automated Testing
19 161 (3.60%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1446 (32.36%) Python
2 1348 (30.16%) Java
3 1058 (23.67%) Ruby
4 834 (18.66%) Bash Shell
5 760 (17.01%) Perl
6 733 (16.40%) PHP
7 724 (16.20%) SQL
8 711 (15.91%) JavaScript
9 546 (12.22%) C#
10 519 (11.61%) PowerShell
11 225 (5.03%) C++
12 200 (4.48%) Shell Script
13 190 (4.25%) C
14 146 (3.27%) Scala
15 80 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 74 (1.66%) Korn
17 71 (1.59%) Groovy
18 66 (1.48%) Go
19 34 (0.76%) Clojure
20 26 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 540 (12.08%) Degree
2 95 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 78 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 76 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 56 (1.25%) CCNA
7 49 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 31 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 26 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 19 (0.43%) ISEB
11 16 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.31%) CCNP
13 11 (0.25%) CCA
13 11 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.20%) PMP
15 8 (0.18%) MCSE
16 7 (0.16%) CCDA
16 7 (0.16%) CCDP
17 6 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (6.31%) QA
2 67 (1.50%) SLA
3 52 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 39 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.47%) FISMA
6 17 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.20%) COBIT
8 4 (0.090%) MiFID
8 4 (0.090%) WCAG
9 2 (0.045%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 417 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 257 (5.75%) Docker
3 157 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 132 (2.95%) Varnish
5 102 (2.28%) Hyper-V
6 76 (1.70%) KVM
7 69 (1.54%) vSphere
8 67 (1.50%) Samba
9 56 (1.25%) Xen
10 43 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (0.85%) VirtualBox
11 38 (0.85%) Postfix
12 37 (0.83%) XenServer
13 36 (0.81%) vCloud
14 30 (0.67%) iptables
15 29 (0.65%) VMware ESX
16 28 (0.63%) GlusterFS
17 27 (0.60%) NFS
18 19 (0.43%) LXC
19 18 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1826 (40.86%) Puppet
2 1502 (33.61%) Opscode Chef
3 646 (14.46%) Ansible
4 529 (11.84%) Nagios
5 262 (5.86%) Salt
6 237 (5.30%) ZABBIX
7 224 (5.01%) Vagrant
8 166 (3.71%) Graphite
9 126 (2.82%) logstash
10 91 (2.04%) HAProxy
11 82 (1.83%) Kibana
12 69 (1.54%) Tivoli
13 58 (1.30%) Zenoss
14 52 (1.16%) Cobbler
15 50 (1.12%) Capistrano
16 48 (1.07%) SCCM
17 47 (1.05%) Cacti
18 45 (1.01%) StatsD
19 40 (0.90%) Ganglia
20 37 (0.83%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 618 (13.83%) VMware
2 500 (11.19%) Red Hat
3 466 (10.43%) Oracle
4 402 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 198 (4.43%) Google
6 150 (3.36%) Rackspace
7 148 (3.31%) Cisco
8 131 (2.93%) IBM
9 121 (2.71%) New Relic
10 117 (2.62%) Splunk
11 93 (2.08%) SaltStack
12 62 (1.39%) Dell
13 51 (1.14%) Akamai
14 48 (1.07%) Citrix
14 48 (1.07%) F5
15 40 (0.90%) Sitecore
15 40 (0.90%) Juniper
16 38 (0.85%) HP
17 37 (0.83%) Remedy
18 35 (0.78%) ESRI
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