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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 194 363 573
Rank change year-on-year
+169 +210
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1756 710 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.83% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 596 312
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%

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
93666 85404 91608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.22% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74832 70100 77443
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 +165 1699 £55,000 +4.76% 212
London +110 1122 £57,500 +4.54% 125
South East +124 245 £52,500 - 28
City of London +102 186 £57,500 +5.02% 34
Yorkshire +75 131 £45,000 - 28
West Yorkshire +67 121 £45,000 - 20
Leeds +64 118 £45,000 - 19
East of England +46 79 £55,000 +33.33% 9
Surrey +46 77 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Berkshire +14 55 £57,500 +4.54% 6
Hampshire +20 42 £44,500 -17.20% 6
West Midlands -1 36 £52,500 +56.71% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 33 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Scotland +7 33 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridge +23 31 £50,000 +25.00% 8
South West +9 29 £41,750 +19.28% 6
East Sussex -1 28 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -7 28 £45,500 +19.73% 8
Birmingham - 28 £60,000 - 2
Brighton -9 25 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Oxfordshire +22 22 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Manchester -3 22 £50,000 +31.57% 4
Bristol +3 21 £42,500 +21.42% 3
East Midlands +2 21 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Reading -10 20 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Basingstoke +12 19 £44,500 -6.31% 3
Hertfordshire 0 19 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Edinburgh -2 19 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Maidenhead - 19 £57,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +7 16 £61,250 -10.90%

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2036 (63.35%) Linux
2 1529 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1410 (43.87%) Puppet
4 1229 (38.24%) Java
5 1190 (37.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1059 (32.95%) Python
7 924 (28.75%) Ruby
8 865 (26.91%) MySQL
8 865 (26.91%) Windows
9 825 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
10 800 (24.89%) Git (software)
11 731 (22.74%) Jenkins
12 706 (21.97%) Apache
13 669 (20.82%) Scrum
14 592 (18.42%) Open Source
15 566 (17.61%) Bash Shell
16 542 (16.86%) Perl
17 536 (16.68%) PHP
18 535 (16.65%) TDD
19 526 (16.37%) UNIX
20 522 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
21 514 (15.99%) .NET
22 509 (15.84%) E-Commerce
23 503 (15.65%) Red Hat
24 489 (15.21%) JavaScript
25 485 (15.09%) Configuration Management
26 469 (14.59%) Web Services
27 449 (13.97%) MongoDB
28 439 (13.66%) VMware
29 438 (13.63%) Nagios

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 706 (21.97%) Apache
2 405 (12.60%) nginx
3 364 (11.33%) Tomcat
4 342 (10.64%) IIS
5 185 (5.76%) OpenStack
6 180 (5.60%) Node.js
7 170 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
8 143 (4.45%) Apache Solr
9 91 (2.83%) Confluence
10 55 (1.71%) Jetty
11 54 (1.68%) CMS
12 49 (1.52%) Drupal
13 34 (1.06%) MS Exchange
14 32 (1.00%) WebSphere
15 31 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 26 (0.81%) WebLogic
17 24 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
18 22 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
19 21 (0.65%) WordPress
20 17 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 181 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.25%) MS Office
3 7 (0.22%) Weka
4 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.093%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.062%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.031%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 43 (1.34%) Magento
2 40 (1.24%) Sophis RISQUE
3 10 (0.31%) Summit
4 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.093%) Tridion
7 2 (0.062%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 522 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
4 173 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
5 144 (4.48%) SaaS
6 109 (3.39%) GitHub
7 94 (2.92%) IaaS
8 82 (2.55%) PaaS
9 71 (2.21%) Amazon S3
10 68 (2.12%) Rackspace Cloud
11 27 (0.84%) Joyent
12 20 (0.62%) Basecamp
13 19 (0.59%) ElastiCache
13 19 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 18 (0.56%) Google App Engine
15 14 (0.44%) CloudFront
15 14 (0.44%) Heroku
15 14 (0.44%) Route 53
15 14 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 270 (8.40%) DNS
2 216 (6.72%) Firewall
3 208 (6.47%) HTTP
4 201 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 185 (5.76%) Internet
6 127 (3.95%) LDAP
7 107 (3.33%) SAN
8 93 (2.89%) DHCP
9 75 (2.33%) SSL
10 68 (2.12%) VPN
11 67 (2.08%) FTP
12 64 (1.99%) WAN
13 57 (1.77%) LAN
14 48 (1.49%) SMTP
15 44 (1.37%) Network Security
16 37 (1.15%) VoIP
17 28 (0.87%) VLAN
18 25 (0.78%) MPLS
19 21 (0.65%) NAS
19 21 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 865 (26.91%) MySQL
2 449 (13.97%) MongoDB
3 408 (12.69%) SQL Server
4 383 (11.92%) NoSQL
5 230 (7.16%) Redis
6 228 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 193 (6.00%) Relational Database
8 188 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 181 (5.63%) Big Data
10 133 (4.14%) Hadoop
11 91 (2.83%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
13 45 (1.40%) SQLite
13 45 (1.40%) HBase
14 44 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (1.24%) Oracle Database
17 36 (1.12%) CouchDB
18 34 (1.06%) Couchbase
19 33 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 800 (24.89%) Git (software)
2 731 (22.74%) Jenkins
3 367 (11.42%) Subversion
4 276 (8.59%) TeamCity
5 259 (8.06%) JIRA
6 238 (7.41%) Maven
7 173 (5.38%) Hudson
8 121 (3.76%) Selenium
9 111 (3.45%) Ant
10 103 (3.20%) Cucumber
11 91 (2.83%) NUnit
12 79 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 66 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 64 (1.99%) CruiseControl
15 56 (1.74%) MSBuild
16 53 (1.65%) Jasmine
17 44 (1.37%) RSpec
18 42 (1.31%) PhantomJS
19 41 (1.28%) SpecFlow
20 34 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 406 (12.63%) Finance
2 185 (5.76%) Games
3 171 (5.32%) Retail
4 116 (3.61%) Marketing
5 109 (3.39%) Publishing
6 107 (3.33%) Banking
7 85 (2.64%) Advertising
8 62 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.37%) Music Industry
9 44 (1.37%) Back Office
10 42 (1.31%) Law
11 33 (1.03%) Legal
12 26 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.75%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.62%) German Language
15 17 (0.53%) Online Betting
16 15 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.34%) French Language
17 11 (0.34%) Electronics
17 11 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 939 (29.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 621 (19.32%) Developer
3 493 (15.34%) Administrator
4 489 (15.21%) Systems Administrator
5 327 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
6 324 (10.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 279 (8.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 171 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 150 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
10 143 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
11 140 (4.36%) Architect
12 126 (3.92%) Java Developer
13 119 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 103 (3.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 96 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
16 94 (2.92%) Web Engineer
17 87 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 84 (2.61%) DevOps Administrator
19 79 (2.46%) Analyst
20 75 (2.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (15.99%) .NET
2 469 (14.59%) Web Services
3 364 (11.33%) LAMP
4 299 (9.30%) HTML
5 210 (6.53%) CSS
6 208 (6.47%) ASP.NET
7 193 (6.00%) REST
8 172 (5.35%) XML
9 133 (4.14%) Spring
10 132 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 130 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 128 (3.98%) Ruby on Rails
13 126 (3.92%) jQuery
14 108 (3.36%) HTML5
15 101 (3.14%) JSON
16 96 (2.99%) RESTful
17 87 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
18 80 (2.49%) J2EE
19 79 (2.46%) Hibernate
19 79 (2.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 592 (18.42%) Open Source
2 239 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 162 (5.04%) User Experience
4 150 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 126 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (2.74%) iPhone
7 78 (2.43%) Social Media
8 72 (2.24%) Blog
9 71 (2.21%) Digital Media
10 68 (2.12%) Replication
11 65 (2.02%) Clustering
12 57 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
13 55 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 48 (1.49%) Blackberry
15 43 (1.34%) Mathematics
16 37 (1.15%) Online Games
17 21 (0.65%) IPTV
17 21 (0.65%) Hedge funds
18 19 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2036 (63.35%) Linux
2 865 (26.91%) Windows
3 526 (16.37%) UNIX
4 436 (13.57%) Ubuntu
5 374 (11.64%) CentOS
6 323 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 294 (9.15%) Debian
8 135 (4.20%) Android
9 120 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 103 (3.20%) Apple iOS
11 81 (2.52%) Solaris
12 57 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 43 (1.34%) Fedora
14 43 (1.34%) AIX
15 35 (1.09%) Windows 7
16 33 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (0.84%) Windows 8
18 25 (0.78%) SUSE
19 14 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1529 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
3 669 (20.82%) Scrum
4 535 (16.65%) TDD
5 509 (15.84%) E-Commerce
6 485 (15.09%) Configuration Management
7 373 (11.61%) OO
8 251 (7.81%) BDD
9 247 (7.69%) MVC
10 226 (7.03%) Software Engineering
11 216 (6.72%) ITIL
12 204 (6.35%) Mentoring
13 201 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 194 (6.04%) Project Management
15 175 (5.44%) Release Management
16 157 (4.88%) Load Balancing
17 152 (4.73%) Kanban
18 151 (4.70%) SOA
19 149 (4.64%) Unit Testing
20 142 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1229 (38.24%) Java
2 1059 (32.95%) Python
3 924 (28.75%) Ruby
4 566 (17.61%) Bash Shell
5 542 (16.86%) Perl
6 536 (16.68%) PHP
7 489 (15.21%) JavaScript
8 384 (11.95%) SQL
9 370 (11.51%) C#
10 264 (8.21%) PowerShell
11 179 (5.57%) Shell Script
12 139 (4.32%) C
13 135 (4.20%) C++
14 118 (3.67%) Scala
15 81 (2.52%) Groovy
16 38 (1.18%) Clojure
17 35 (1.09%) T-SQL
18 27 (0.84%) Korn
18 27 (0.84%) VB
19 26 (0.81%) AWK
Qualifications
1 277 (8.62%) Degree
2 66 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
3 42 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (1.18%) CCNA
6 35 (1.09%) ISEB
7 30 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 24 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (0.56%) MCSE
10 17 (0.53%) RHCE
11 16 (0.50%) CCNP
11 16 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.44%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.40%) PhD
15 12 (0.37%) MCITP
16 8 (0.25%) Sun Certification
16 8 (0.25%) NCDA
17 5 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (11.14%) QA
2 107 (3.33%) SLA
3 68 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 10 (0.31%) COBIT
6 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.093%) BS15000
9 2 (0.062%) HL7
9 2 (0.062%) WAI
System Software
1 276 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (4.01%) Varnish
3 111 (3.45%) KVM
4 108 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 74 (2.30%) vSphere
6 70 (2.18%) Samba
7 66 (2.05%) NFS
7 66 (2.05%) Xen
8 49 (1.52%) Hyper-V
9 41 (1.28%) XenServer
10 40 (1.24%) Docker
11 35 (1.09%) VMware ESX
12 34 (1.06%) Postfix
13 25 (0.78%) vCloud
14 19 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (0.40%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.37%) XenApp
17 10 (0.31%) Sendmail
18 6 (0.19%) Snort
18 6 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1410 (43.87%) Puppet
2 1190 (37.03%) Opscode Chef
3 438 (13.63%) Nagios
4 201 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 175 (5.44%) Ansible
6 164 (5.10%) Vagrant
7 133 (4.14%) Salt
8 101 (3.14%) logstash
9 87 (2.71%) HAProxy
10 58 (1.80%) StatsD
11 54 (1.68%) Zenoss
12 53 (1.65%) Ganglia
13 49 (1.52%) Cacti
14 48 (1.49%) Kibana
14 48 (1.49%) Opsview
15 42 (1.31%) Capistrano
16 38 (1.18%) Munin
17 27 (0.84%) SCOM
18 22 (0.68%) Cobbler
19 21 (0.65%) collectd
Vendors
1 503 (15.65%) Red Hat
2 439 (13.66%) VMware
3 319 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 247 (7.69%) Oracle
5 164 (5.10%) Rackspace
6 125 (3.89%) Cisco
7 122 (3.80%) Dell
8 111 (3.45%) HP
9 90 (2.80%) JBoss
10 87 (2.71%) New Relic
11 70 (2.18%) Google
12 62 (1.93%) Juniper
13 60 (1.87%) SaltStack
13 60 (1.87%) Sony
14 54 (1.68%) IBM
15 48 (1.49%) Citrix
16 47 (1.46%) Splunk
17 45 (1.40%) Adobe
18 44 (1.37%) Toshiba
18 44 (1.37%) Twitter
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 30k + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago