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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 131 203 369
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +166
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2537 1721 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.29% 1.48% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.79% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2121 1289 612
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%

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
94518 96399 86950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.80% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77981 76960 71128
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +73 2436 £55,000 -4.34% 326
London +38 1480 £60,000 - 180
South East +70 317 £52,500 -4.54% 49
City of London +69 295 £62,500 +4.16% 42
Yorkshire +43 184 £45,000 +5.88% 24
West Yorkshire +18 130 £47,500 +11.76% 20
East of England +55 129 £44,500 -11.00% 25
Berkshire +94 124 £55,000 -4.34% 10
South West +60 122 £55,000 +31.73% 14
Leeds +15 120 £47,500 +11.76% 13
North West +54 84 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Cambridgeshire +51 64 £44,500 -11.00% 14
Bristol +29 63 £62,500 +47.05% 8
Manchester +38 61 £45,000 -10.00% 11
West Midlands +25 61 £60,000 +6.66% 11
Surrey -3 56 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Reading +38 55 £53,750 -10.41% 3
Scotland +34 54 £42,000 +5.00% 10
Cambridge +42 52 £44,500 -11.00% 13
East Midlands +22 41 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +19 38 £50,000 -28.57% 8
Edinburgh +15 33 £38,670 -3.32% 4
Hampshire +23 32 £52,500 +14.75% 10
Gloucestershire - 31 £55,000 -
Birmingham +12 29 £60,000 - 8
Hertfordshire +12 29 £42,500 -26.08% 8
Maidenhead +31 28 £57,500 - 1
Kent +19 27 £62,500 -7.40% 3
Oxford +3 24 £56,250 -37.50% 2
South Yorkshire +23 22 £40,000 - 1

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2962 (58.61%) Linux
2 2269 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2121 (41.97%) Puppet
4 1847 (36.55%) Python
5 1721 (34.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1599 (31.64%) Java
7 1567 (31.01%) Amazon AWS
8 1252 (24.77%) Jenkins
9 1238 (24.50%) Ruby
10 1231 (24.36%) Windows
11 1219 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
12 1152 (22.79%) Git (software)
13 1092 (21.61%) Configuration Management
14 1016 (20.10%) Bash Shell
15 1009 (19.96%) MySQL
16 884 (17.49%) Apache
17 876 (17.33%) Ansible
18 850 (16.82%) .NET
18 850 (16.82%) Perl
19 832 (16.46%) JavaScript
20 818 (16.19%) SQL
21 803 (15.89%) Scrum
22 799 (15.81%) SQL Server
23 792 (15.67%) Finance
24 739 (14.62%) PHP
25 733 (14.50%) VMware
26 693 (13.71%) UNIX
27 679 (13.43%) Web Services
28 664 (13.14%) C#
29 639 (12.64%) TDD

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 884 (17.49%) Apache
2 513 (10.15%) IIS
3 494 (9.77%) nginx
4 401 (7.93%) Tomcat
5 313 (6.19%) Node.js
6 312 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
7 298 (5.90%) OpenStack
8 232 (4.59%) JBoss
9 118 (2.33%) Apache Solr
10 110 (2.18%) WebLogic
11 104 (2.06%) Confluence
12 87 (1.72%) WebSphere
13 76 (1.50%) Drupal
14 61 (1.21%) Apache Spark
15 58 (1.15%) CMS
16 52 (1.03%) SharePoint
17 43 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
18 38 (0.75%) MS Exchange
19 35 (0.69%) Jetty
20 27 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 223 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.47%) MS Office
3 7 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.099%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.059%) MS Project
8 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.020%) Gephi
9 1 (0.020%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 34 (0.67%) Maximo
2 25 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.42%) Magento
4 19 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
5 12 (0.24%) assyst
6 11 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.20%) Primavera
8 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.099%) Cordys
10 5 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.059%) Tridion
11 3 (0.059%) Remedy AR System
12 2 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.040%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.040%) Summit
13 1 (0.020%) Sentinel
13 1 (0.020%) Global One
13 1 (0.020%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1567 (31.01%) Amazon AWS
2 457 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 232 (4.59%) SaaS
4 223 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 209 (4.14%) IaaS
6 186 (3.68%) PaaS
7 155 (3.07%) GitHub
8 152 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
9 124 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 110 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 76 (1.50%) Amazon S3
12 63 (1.25%) Route 53
13 56 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
14 47 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 36 (0.71%) Office 365
16 34 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 33 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 25 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
18 25 (0.49%) Heroku
18 25 (0.49%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 340 (6.73%) DNS
2 330 (6.53%) Firewall
3 233 (4.61%) HTTP
4 232 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 201 (3.98%) Internet
6 129 (2.55%) VPN
7 122 (2.41%) LDAP
8 103 (2.04%) Network Security
9 99 (1.96%) SAN
10 89 (1.76%) LAN
11 87 (1.72%) WAN
12 76 (1.50%) SSL
13 75 (1.48%) DHCP
14 62 (1.23%) SMTP
15 53 (1.05%) SSH
16 52 (1.03%) VLAN
17 46 (0.91%) IPsec
18 38 (0.75%) SNMP
19 36 (0.71%) FTP
20 35 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1009 (19.96%) MySQL
2 799 (15.81%) SQL Server
3 584 (11.56%) MongoDB
4 484 (9.58%) NoSQL
5 350 (6.93%) Redis
6 321 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 295 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 275 (5.44%) Big Data
9 232 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 176 (3.48%) Hadoop
11 114 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 96 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 89 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
14 85 (1.68%) Couchbase
15 83 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 79 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 76 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 76 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 72 (1.42%) HBase
19 60 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1252 (24.77%) Jenkins
2 1152 (22.79%) Git (software)
3 405 (8.01%) Subversion
4 385 (7.62%) TeamCity
5 364 (7.20%) Maven
6 307 (6.07%) JIRA
7 283 (5.60%) Hudson
8 211 (4.17%) Selenium
9 130 (2.57%) Cucumber
10 97 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 92 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 91 (1.80%) NUnit
13 90 (1.78%) Ant
14 83 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 75 (1.48%) Jasmine
16 71 (1.40%) Grunt
17 64 (1.27%) JUnit
18 63 (1.25%) Mercurial
19 58 (1.15%) Gradle
20 47 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 792 (15.67%) Finance
2 332 (6.57%) Retail
3 299 (5.92%) Banking
4 196 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 177 (3.50%) Publishing
6 159 (3.15%) Games
7 138 (2.73%) Law
8 117 (2.31%) Marketing
9 98 (1.94%) Advertising
10 63 (1.25%) Automotive
11 54 (1.07%) Military
12 46 (0.91%) Legal
13 44 (0.87%) Back Office
14 42 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.67%) Investment Banking
16 30 (0.59%) Electronics
17 28 (0.55%) Front Office
18 19 (0.38%) Online Betting
19 18 (0.36%) Billing
20 16 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1563 (30.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 960 (18.99%) Developer
3 496 (9.81%) Administrator
4 480 (9.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 440 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
6 331 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 293 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
8 291 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
9 270 (5.34%) Architect
10 264 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 238 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
12 234 (4.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 179 (3.54%) Java Developer
14 172 (3.40%) Software Engineer
15 131 (2.59%) .NET Developer
16 121 (2.39%) Analyst
17 112 (2.22%) C# Developer
18 93 (1.84%) Applications Support
19 91 (1.80%) Cloud Engineer
20 90 (1.78%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 850 (16.82%) .NET
2 679 (13.43%) Web Services
3 588 (11.63%) HTML
4 398 (7.87%) CSS
5 387 (7.66%) ASP.NET
6 370 (7.32%) LAMP
7 356 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 347 (6.87%) HTML5
9 308 (6.09%) Spring
10 278 (5.50%) REST
11 240 (4.75%) XML
12 216 (4.27%) Middleware
13 209 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 194 (3.84%) jQuery
15 193 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
16 177 (3.50%) JSON
17 173 (3.42%) RESTful
18 160 (3.17%) CSS3
19 157 (3.11%) J2EE
20 130 (2.57%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 289 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 267 (5.28%) Data Centre
3 246 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 188 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 171 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 135 (2.67%) User Experience
7 122 (2.41%) Replication
8 98 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 80 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 74 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 73 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 70 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 67 (1.33%) Blackberry
14 65 (1.29%) BBC
15 64 (1.27%) Data Structures
16 61 (1.21%) Photography
17 57 (1.13%) PKI
18 47 (0.93%) Visualisation
19 41 (0.81%) Blog
20 37 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2962 (58.61%) Linux
2 1231 (24.36%) Windows
3 693 (13.71%) UNIX
4 482 (9.54%) Ubuntu
5 437 (8.65%) CentOS
6 428 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 213 (4.21%) Debian
8 176 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 110 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 100 (1.98%) Solaris
12 90 (1.78%) Android
13 75 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 53 (1.05%) CoreOS
15 42 (0.83%) AIX
16 28 (0.55%) Fedora
17 25 (0.49%) Mac OS X
18 16 (0.32%) SUSE
19 15 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
20 12 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2269 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1219 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
3 1092 (21.61%) Configuration Management
4 803 (15.89%) Scrum
5 639 (12.64%) TDD
6 588 (11.63%) Open Source
7 575 (11.38%) E-Commerce
8 538 (10.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 518 (10.25%) Software Engineering
10 398 (7.87%) BDD
11 385 (7.62%) OO
12 366 (7.24%) ITIL
13 360 (7.12%) MVC
14 316 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 259 (5.12%) SDLC
16 244 (4.83%) SOA
17 242 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 240 (4.75%) Unit Testing
19 226 (4.47%) Project Management
20 204 (4.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1847 (36.55%) Python
2 1599 (31.64%) Java
3 1238 (24.50%) Ruby
4 1016 (20.10%) Bash Shell
5 850 (16.82%) Perl
6 832 (16.46%) JavaScript
7 818 (16.19%) SQL
8 739 (14.62%) PHP
9 664 (13.14%) C#
10 626 (12.39%) PowerShell
11 335 (6.63%) C++
12 235 (4.65%) Shell Script
13 211 (4.17%) C
14 210 (4.16%) Scala
15 116 (2.30%) T-SQL
16 115 (2.28%) Groovy
17 102 (2.02%) Go
18 68 (1.35%) Clojure
19 56 (1.11%) Korn
20 49 (0.97%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 601 (11.89%) Degree
2 118 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 97 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 80 (1.58%) CCNA
6 77 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 48 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 35 (0.69%) CCNP
9 32 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (0.36%) MCSE
11 17 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.26%) AWS Certification
14 12 (0.24%) MCSA
15 10 (0.20%) PMP
16 8 (0.16%) ISEB
17 7 (0.14%) MCITP
18 5 (0.099%) RHCE
18 5 (0.099%) CCA
18 5 (0.099%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (6.94%) QA
2 69 (1.37%) SLA
3 44 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.14%) WCAG
5 7 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.14%) MiFID
6 6 (0.12%) FISMA
7 3 (0.059%) COBIT
8 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.020%) HL7
8 1 (0.020%) PMBOK
System Software
1 533 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 441 (8.73%) Docker
3 154 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 145 (2.87%) Varnish
5 121 (2.39%) KVM
6 106 (2.10%) Xen
7 105 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 77 (1.52%) VirtualBox
9 68 (1.35%) vSphere
10 59 (1.17%) Samba
11 57 (1.13%) XenServer
12 41 (0.81%) vCloud
12 41 (0.81%) Postfix
13 39 (0.77%) iptables
14 37 (0.73%) NFS
15 33 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 32 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
17 31 (0.61%) GlusterFS
18 26 (0.51%) HDFS
18 26 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2121 (41.97%) Puppet
2 1721 (34.05%) Opscode Chef
3 876 (17.33%) Ansible
4 635 (12.56%) Nagios
5 310 (6.13%) ZABBIX
6 297 (5.88%) Vagrant
7 258 (5.10%) Salt
8 156 (3.09%) Graphite
9 111 (2.20%) logstash
10 98 (1.94%) HAProxy
11 75 (1.48%) Kibana
12 58 (1.15%) Zenoss
13 56 (1.11%) Pingdom
14 54 (1.07%) Capistrano
15 53 (1.05%) Cacti
16 45 (0.89%) Tivoli
17 42 (0.83%) StatsD
18 39 (0.77%) Cobbler
19 37 (0.73%) CFEngine
20 36 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 733 (14.50%) VMware
2 568 (11.24%) Red Hat
3 537 (10.63%) Oracle
4 488 (9.66%) Microsoft
5 227 (4.49%) Google
6 181 (3.58%) Cisco
7 179 (3.54%) Rackspace
8 176 (3.48%) Splunk
9 155 (3.07%) IBM
10 142 (2.81%) SaltStack
11 134 (2.65%) New Relic
12 80 (1.58%) Citrix
13 65 (1.29%) F5
14 46 (0.91%) Dell
14 46 (0.91%) Atlassian
15 45 (0.89%) Juniper
16 44 (0.87%) Perforce
17 43 (0.85%) HP
18 41 (0.81%) SAP
19 38 (0.75%) ESRI
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 33 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + plus 11% bonus and more
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: bonus and excellent additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: First Class Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago