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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 72 133 271
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +138
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 3891 2559 1348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.90% 2.37% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 2.74% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3296 2069 1035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
87589 93360 100944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73004 75835 82109
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +55 3661 £60,000 +9.09% 574
London +30 2247 £63,000 +5.00% 345
South East +51 474 £50,000 -4.76% 66
City of London +87 419 £67,500 +12.50% 76
Yorkshire +57 251 £45,000 -10.00% 41
West Yorkshire +35 194 £45,000 -10.00% 36
East of England +84 181 £48,750 +2.63% 24
North West +107 173 £45,000 +20.00% 42
South West +25 171 £45,000 - 27
Leeds +19 155 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Manchester +79 133 £45,000 +20.00% 36
Surrey +66 131 £53,500 +7.00% 25
Berkshire +24 126 £55,000 -4.34% 20
Scotland +53 95 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East Midlands +50 82 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Cambridgeshire +34 75 £47,500 - 18
Oxfordshire +22 74 £45,000 - 6
Reading +32 70 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Cambridge +49 67 £48,750 +2.63% 16
West Midlands +4 67 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Wales +64 62 £46,250 +42.30% 2
South Wales +60 62 £46,250 +42.30% 1
Nottinghamshire +49 59 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Glasgow +26 57 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Nottingham +44 55 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Gloucestershire +9 53 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Hertfordshire +60 49 £60,000 +19.99% 3
East Sussex +23 48 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Somerset +29 47 £41,500 +3.75% 5
North Yorkshire +28 45 £42,500 -12.37% 3

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3502 (51.43%) Linux
2 3479 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2695 (39.58%) Puppet
4 2285 (33.56%) Amazon AWS
5 2175 (31.94%) Python
6 2100 (30.84%) Opscode Chef
7 2037 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2019 (29.65%) Java
9 1802 (26.46%) Jenkins
10 1579 (23.19%) Ansible
11 1473 (21.63%) Ruby
12 1317 (19.34%) Configuration Management
13 1291 (18.96%) Scrum
14 1290 (18.95%) Git (software)
15 1264 (18.56%) Docker
16 1191 (17.49%) Windows
17 1164 (17.10%) Bash Shell
18 1155 (16.96%) TDD
19 1154 (16.95%) JavaScript
20 1144 (16.80%) SQL
21 1117 (16.40%) Finance
22 1068 (15.69%) MySQL
23 1021 (14.99%) .NET
24 984 (14.45%) Open Source
25 980 (14.39%) Web Services
26 915 (13.44%) VMware
27 890 (13.07%) Software Engineering
28 868 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
29 861 (12.65%) PHP
30 857 (12.59%) Perl

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
1 806 (11.84%) Apache
2 580 (8.52%) Node.js
3 508 (7.46%) Tomcat
4 453 (6.65%) OpenStack
5 446 (6.55%) IIS
6 289 (4.24%) nginx
7 281 (4.13%) JBoss
8 273 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
9 208 (3.05%) Confluence
10 178 (2.61%) WebSphere
11 135 (1.98%) WebLogic
12 118 (1.73%) Apache Spark
13 107 (1.57%) CMS
14 93 (1.37%) SharePoint
15 87 (1.28%) CloudStack
16 64 (0.94%) Apache Solr
16 64 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
17 55 (0.81%) Drupal
18 49 (0.72%) Mule
19 47 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 270 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 30 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (0.35%) HipChat
4 13 (0.19%) MS Project
5 11 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.13%) MS Office
7 3 (0.044%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 46 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.47%) Magento
3 25 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.18%) SAP GRC
5 9 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.088%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.073%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.044%) assyst
9 3 (0.044%) Documaker
9 3 (0.044%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.044%) Exstream
9 3 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.029%) Apache OFBiz
10 2 (0.029%) AWD
10 2 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.015%) Global One
11 1 (0.015%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.015%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2285 (33.56%) Amazon AWS
2 780 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 373 (5.48%) SaaS
4 320 (4.70%) PaaS
5 294 (4.32%) GitHub
6 291 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
7 244 (3.58%) IaaS
8 191 (2.81%) Amazon S3
9 175 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
10 163 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 122 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 83 (1.22%) Route 53
13 73 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 69 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 63 (0.93%) CloudFront
16 56 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 50 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 45 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
19 43 (0.63%) OpenShift
20 34 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 507 (7.45%) Firewall
2 440 (6.46%) DNS
3 295 (4.33%) HTTP
4 272 (3.99%) TCP/IP
5 198 (2.91%) Internet
6 186 (2.73%) SAN
7 130 (1.91%) LAN
8 112 (1.64%) WAN
9 108 (1.59%) LDAP
10 106 (1.56%) VPN
11 88 (1.29%) SSL
12 75 (1.10%) VoIP
13 56 (0.82%) DHCP
14 49 (0.72%) Network Security
15 41 (0.60%) VLAN
16 40 (0.59%) SMTP
16 40 (0.59%) SNMP
17 38 (0.56%) SSH
18 37 (0.54%) NAS
19 35 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1068 (15.69%) MySQL
2 823 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 679 (9.97%) MongoDB
4 639 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 357 (5.24%) Big Data
6 346 (5.08%) Hadoop
7 333 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
8 301 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 262 (3.85%) Redis
10 255 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 148 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 132 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 106 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
14 93 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 93 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 86 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 76 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
17 74 (1.09%) Couchbase
18 61 (0.90%) Neo4j
19 56 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1802 (26.46%) Jenkins
2 1290 (18.95%) Git (software)
3 527 (7.74%) TeamCity
4 499 (7.33%) JIRA
5 435 (6.39%) Maven
6 312 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 311 (4.57%) Vagrant
8 281 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 274 (4.02%) Selenium
10 248 (3.64%) Subversion
11 183 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 172 (2.53%) Hudson
13 165 (2.42%) Cucumber
14 111 (1.63%) Ant
15 110 (1.62%) Visual Studio
16 87 (1.28%) Gradle
17 77 (1.13%) Travis CI
18 70 (1.03%) Bitbucket
19 69 (1.01%) MSBuild
20 63 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 1117 (16.40%) Finance
2 395 (5.80%) Law
3 354 (5.20%) Banking
4 302 (4.44%) Games
4 302 (4.44%) Retail
5 263 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 234 (3.44%) Marketing
7 130 (1.91%) Publishing
8 106 (1.56%) Advertising
9 82 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 48 (0.70%) Legal
11 46 (0.68%) Electronics
12 44 (0.65%) Online Betting
13 43 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 36 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.41%) Back Office
17 14 (0.21%) Front Office
17 14 (0.21%) Local Government
18 11 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2356 (34.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 1372 (20.15%) Developer
3 815 (11.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 779 (11.44%) Linux Engineer
5 596 (8.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 544 (7.99%) Administrator
7 438 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
8 429 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
9 381 (5.60%) Architect
10 367 (5.39%) Senior Developer
11 357 (5.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 351 (5.15%) Java Developer
13 347 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
14 317 (4.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 309 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
16 299 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
17 263 (3.86%) Software Engineer
18 246 (3.61%) DevOps Administrator
19 200 (2.94%) DevOps Systems Engineer
20 193 (2.83%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1021 (14.99%) .NET
2 980 (14.39%) Web Services
3 694 (10.19%) HTML
4 578 (8.49%) CSS
5 515 (7.56%) AngularJS
6 511 (7.50%) LAMP
7 422 (6.20%) REST
8 413 (6.07%) HTML5
9 334 (4.91%) Spring
10 324 (4.76%) jQuery
11 306 (4.49%) Middleware
12 301 (4.42%) ASP.NET
13 257 (3.77%) XML
14 256 (3.76%) JSON
15 238 (3.50%) RESTful
16 217 (3.19%) SOAP
17 206 (3.03%) CSS3
18 164 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
19 158 (2.32%) J2EE
20 157 (2.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 416 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 307 (4.51%) Fintech
3 282 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (3.54%) User Experience
5 207 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 168 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 123 (1.81%) Public Cloud
8 117 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 109 (1.60%) Clustering
10 105 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 99 (1.45%) Online Games
12 98 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 91 (1.34%) Mathematics
13 91 (1.34%) Visualisation
14 73 (1.07%) Replication
15 66 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
16 64 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 51 (0.75%) Statistics
18 50 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 48 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3502 (51.43%) Linux
2 1191 (17.49%) Windows
3 835 (12.26%) Unix
4 523 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 519 (7.62%) Ubuntu
6 516 (7.58%) CentOS
7 372 (5.46%) Windows Server
8 154 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 140 (2.06%) Android
10 125 (1.84%) Debian
11 115 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 55 (0.81%) Solaris
14 44 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 40 (0.59%) CoreOS
16 26 (0.38%) FreeBSD
17 22 (0.32%) VMS
18 18 (0.26%) Mesosphere
18 18 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3479 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2037 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
3 1317 (19.34%) Configuration Management
4 1291 (18.96%) Scrum
5 1155 (16.96%) TDD
6 984 (14.45%) Open Source
7 890 (13.07%) Software Engineering
8 868 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 805 (11.82%) E-Commerce
10 573 (8.42%) BDD
11 477 (7.01%) SDLC
12 437 (6.42%) OO
13 428 (6.29%) High Availability
14 415 (6.09%) ITIL
15 401 (5.89%) Kanban
16 392 (5.76%) MVC
17 381 (5.60%) SOA
18 356 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
19 352 (5.17%) Microservices
20 315 (4.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2175 (31.94%) Python
2 2019 (29.65%) Java
3 1473 (21.63%) Ruby
4 1164 (17.10%) Bash Shell
5 1154 (16.95%) JavaScript
6 1144 (16.80%) SQL
7 861 (12.65%) PHP
8 857 (12.59%) Perl
9 804 (11.81%) C#
10 769 (11.29%) PowerShell
11 342 (5.02%) C++
12 325 (4.77%) Scala
13 308 (4.52%) Shell Script
14 187 (2.75%) C
15 143 (2.10%) Groovy
16 139 (2.04%) Go
17 110 (1.62%) T-SQL
18 58 (0.85%) PL/SQL
19 56 (0.82%) Clojure
20 54 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 590 (8.67%) Degree
2 171 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 96 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 58 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (0.70%) PhD
6 46 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 46 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.47%) CCNA
9 28 (0.41%) RHCE
10 27 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (0.40%) MCSE
11 25 (0.37%) ISEB
12 24 (0.35%) MBA
13 23 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.28%) CISSP
16 18 (0.26%) ISTQB
17 16 (0.23%) PMI Certification
18 14 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (7.78%) QA
2 73 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 64 (0.94%) SLA
4 62 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.13%) COBIT
7 9 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 8 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 8 (0.12%) SDET
9 5 (0.073%) DICOM
9 5 (0.073%) HL7
10 4 (0.059%) COSO
10 4 (0.059%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.059%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.044%) Section 508
12 2 (0.029%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.015%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.015%) WAI
System Software
1 1264 (18.56%) Docker
2 612 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (2.67%) Xen
4 168 (2.47%) Active Directory
5 161 (2.36%) KVM
6 147 (2.16%) vSphere
7 112 (1.64%) NFS
8 100 (1.47%) Hyper-V
9 98 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 89 (1.31%) XenServer
11 53 (0.78%) Varnish
12 43 (0.63%) VirtualBox
13 33 (0.48%) VMware ESX
14 30 (0.44%) Samba
15 27 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 26 (0.38%) LXC
17 24 (0.35%) HDFS
17 24 (0.35%) Squid
18 23 (0.34%) vCloud
19 21 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2695 (39.58%) Puppet
2 2100 (30.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1579 (23.19%) Ansible
4 547 (8.03%) Nagios
5 325 (4.77%) Salt
6 240 (3.52%) Kubernetes
7 194 (2.85%) ZABBIX
8 136 (2.00%) Cobbler
9 119 (1.75%) Mesos
9 119 (1.75%) Terraform
10 108 (1.59%) CFEngine
11 91 (1.34%) Tivoli
12 85 (1.25%) HAProxy
13 80 (1.17%) Graphite
14 76 (1.12%) Packer
15 65 (0.95%) logstash
16 63 (0.93%) Kibana
17 54 (0.79%) Grafana
18 46 (0.68%) Icinga
19 38 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 915 (13.44%) VMware
2 781 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 588 (8.64%) Red Hat
4 583 (8.56%) Oracle
5 298 (4.38%) Google
6 241 (3.54%) Cisco
7 190 (2.79%) Rackspace
7 190 (2.79%) Splunk
8 168 (2.47%) IBM
9 155 (2.28%) New Relic
10 142 (2.09%) Atlassian
11 135 (1.98%) SaltStack
12 130 (1.91%) HP
13 129 (1.89%) AppDynamics
14 104 (1.53%) F5
15 99 (1.45%) SAP
16 84 (1.23%) MuleSoft
17 76 (1.12%) EnterpriseDB
18 57 (0.84%) Cloudera
19 54 (0.79%) Hortonworks
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Flexi-working
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £750000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Tech
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS Group
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago