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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 70 131 201
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +70
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 3946 2639 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.14% 2.41% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 2.75% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 2217 1326
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,730 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +58 3732 £60,000 +9.09% 573
London +40 2187 £65,000 +8.33% 317
South East +77 514 £50,000 -4.76% 72
City of London +33 301 £62,500 +4.16% 81
Yorkshire +36 235 £47,500 +5.55% 37
North West +51 173 £47,500 -5.00% 45
South West +19 173 £45,000 -10.00% 30
West Yorkshire +32 165 £47,500 - 28
East of England +37 164 £52,750 +19.20% 44
Leeds +33 147 £47,500 - 24
Manchester +47 144 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Berkshire +33 144 £57,500 - 15
East Midlands +81 127 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Hampshire +69 116 £50,000 - 26
West Midlands +23 102 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Surrey +52 101 £52,500 - 10
Nottinghamshire +76 96 £52,500 +44.82% 3
Nottingham +71 94 £52,500 +44.82% 2
East Sussex +55 82 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Scotland +40 81 £41,500 -1.19% 1
Brighton +49 72 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Gloucestershire +13 66 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Reading +35 61 £55,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +4 60 £47,500 +6.74% 10
Bristol +1 55 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Cambridge 0 50 £45,500 +2.24% 8
Edinburgh +25 49 £40,000 +3.44%
Wales +41 47 £42,500 -2.29% 16
South Wales +46 43 £42,500 -2.29% 15
Bedfordshire +43 42 £55,000 +22.22% 13

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3784 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 3751 (47.61%) Linux
3 3014 (38.25%) Puppet
4 2822 (35.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2629 (33.37%) Python
6 2383 (30.24%) Opscode Chef
7 2375 (30.14%) Java
8 2186 (27.74%) Continuous Integration
9 1983 (25.17%) Jenkins
10 1921 (24.38%) Ansible
11 1604 (20.36%) Ruby
12 1599 (20.29%) Docker
13 1520 (19.29%) Scrum
14 1510 (19.16%) Windows
15 1483 (18.82%) Configuration Management
16 1452 (18.43%) Git (software)
17 1396 (17.72%) JavaScript
18 1381 (17.53%) Finance
19 1348 (17.11%) Bash Shell
20 1290 (16.37%) TDD
21 1237 (15.70%) SQL
22 1158 (14.70%) .NET
23 1112 (14.11%) VMware
24 1093 (13.87%) MySQL
25 1065 (13.52%) Open Source
26 1055 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
27 1027 (13.03%) Software Engineering
28 1017 (12.91%) Perl
29 961 (12.20%) Microsoft
30 953 (12.10%) Web Services

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
1 893 (11.33%) Apache
2 548 (6.96%) IIS
3 539 (6.84%) Tomcat
4 467 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
5 396 (5.03%) OpenStack
6 316 (4.01%) nginx
7 292 (3.71%) JBoss
8 255 (3.24%) Confluence
9 182 (2.31%) WebSphere
10 180 (2.28%) Apache Spark
11 168 (2.13%) CMS
12 165 (2.09%) WebLogic
13 108 (1.37%) SharePoint
14 102 (1.29%) CloudStack
15 81 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 68 (0.86%) Drupal
17 59 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
18 56 (0.71%) WordPress
19 46 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
20 42 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 375 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (0.29%) MS Office
4 19 (0.24%) HipChat
5 14 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.15%) MS Project
7 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.025%) DOC1
10 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 30 (0.38%) Magento
4 21 (0.27%) SAP GRC
5 18 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 17 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 17 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.16%) Summit
8 9 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.051%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.051%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.051%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.038%) Apache OFBiz
10 3 (0.038%) assyst
11 2 (0.025%) Exstream
11 2 (0.025%) Payment Gateway
12 1 (0.013%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.013%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 2822 (35.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1055 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 440 (5.58%) SaaS
4 344 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
5 327 (4.15%) PaaS
6 290 (3.68%) IaaS
7 248 (3.15%) GitHub
8 238 (3.02%) Amazon S3
9 203 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 180 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
11 166 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 112 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 90 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 76 (0.96%) Route 53
15 75 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
15 75 (0.95%) Office 365
16 68 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
17 59 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 55 (0.70%) OpenShift
19 53 (0.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 440 (5.58%) Firewall
2 399 (5.06%) DNS
3 321 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 285 (3.62%) HTTP
5 248 (3.15%) Internet
6 190 (2.41%) SAN
7 148 (1.88%) LAN
8 132 (1.68%) WAN
9 117 (1.48%) DHCP
10 100 (1.27%) VPN
11 94 (1.19%) LDAP
12 88 (1.12%) SSL
13 63 (0.80%) VLAN
14 60 (0.76%) Network Security
15 54 (0.69%) VoIP
16 47 (0.60%) Kerberos
16 47 (0.60%) Wireshark
17 45 (0.57%) NAS
17 45 (0.57%) SMTP
18 40 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1093 (13.87%) MySQL
2 897 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 713 (9.05%) NoSQL
4 700 (8.88%) MongoDB
5 411 (5.22%) Big Data
6 353 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 343 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 343 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
8 283 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 233 (2.96%) Redis
10 198 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 131 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
12 111 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
13 88 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 85 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 71 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 69 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
17 64 (0.81%) Couchbase
18 60 (0.76%) MariaDB
19 59 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1983 (25.17%) Jenkins
2 1452 (18.43%) Git (software)
3 596 (7.56%) TeamCity
4 568 (7.21%) JIRA
5 416 (5.28%) Maven
6 400 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 388 (4.92%) Subversion
8 360 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 359 (4.56%) Vagrant
10 308 (3.91%) Selenium
11 264 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 203 (2.58%) Cucumber
13 160 (2.03%) Ant
14 153 (1.94%) Hudson
15 136 (1.73%) Visual Studio
16 133 (1.69%) Gradle
17 119 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
18 99 (1.26%) Travis CI
19 96 (1.22%) Bitbucket
20 95 (1.21%) MSBuild
General
1 1381 (17.53%) Finance
2 450 (5.71%) Banking
3 370 (4.70%) Law
4 345 (4.38%) Retail
5 294 (3.73%) Games
6 238 (3.02%) Marketing
7 236 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 141 (1.79%) Advertising
9 117 (1.48%) Publishing
10 82 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 73 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 67 (0.85%) Legal
13 60 (0.76%) Back Office
14 42 (0.53%) Front Office
15 32 (0.41%) Electronics
16 29 (0.37%) Online Betting
17 26 (0.33%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.28%) Local Government
19 20 (0.25%) Automotive
20 11 (0.14%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2622 (33.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 1594 (20.23%) Developer
3 831 (10.55%) Linux Engineer
4 805 (10.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 626 (7.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 580 (7.36%) Architect
7 577 (7.32%) Administrator
8 560 (7.11%) AWS Engineer
9 542 (6.88%) AWS DevOps
10 477 (6.05%) Senior DevOps
11 468 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
12 435 (5.52%) Java Developer
13 419 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 362 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
15 349 (4.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 340 (4.32%) Senior Developer
17 312 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
18 310 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
19 293 (3.72%) Software Engineer
20 242 (3.07%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1158 (14.70%) .NET
2 953 (12.10%) Web Services
3 938 (11.91%) HTML
4 730 (9.27%) Node.js
5 729 (9.25%) CSS
6 676 (8.58%) AngularJS
7 544 (6.90%) LAMP
8 509 (6.46%) HTML5
9 418 (5.31%) REST
10 398 (5.05%) jQuery
11 394 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 390 (4.95%) Spring
13 348 (4.42%) RESTful
14 303 (3.85%) Middleware
15 285 (3.62%) CSS3
16 265 (3.36%) JSON
17 229 (2.91%) React
18 228 (2.89%) XML
19 192 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
20 188 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 512 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 380 (4.82%) Fintech
3 356 (4.52%) User Experience
4 318 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 212 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 186 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 184 (2.34%) Public Cloud
8 141 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 139 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 136 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 128 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 100 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 87 (1.10%) Clustering
14 85 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 85 (1.08%) PKI
15 77 (0.98%) Mathematics
15 77 (0.98%) Visualisation
16 72 (0.91%) Data Structures
17 63 (0.80%) Online Games
18 60 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3751 (47.61%) Linux
2 1510 (19.16%) Windows
3 892 (11.32%) Unix
4 503 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 498 (6.32%) CentOS
6 495 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 444 (5.64%) Ubuntu
8 124 (1.57%) Android
9 121 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 119 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 115 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 105 (1.33%) Debian
13 60 (0.76%) Solaris
14 57 (0.72%) FreeBSD
15 32 (0.41%) CoreOS
16 31 (0.39%) Fedora
16 31 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.36%) VMS
18 23 (0.29%) AIX
19 17 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3784 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2186 (27.74%) Continuous Integration
3 1520 (19.29%) Scrum
4 1483 (18.82%) Configuration Management
5 1290 (16.37%) TDD
6 1065 (13.52%) Open Source
7 1027 (13.03%) Software Engineering
8 940 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 627 (7.96%) E-Commerce
10 612 (7.77%) SDLC
11 607 (7.70%) Microservices
12 605 (7.68%) BDD
13 473 (6.00%) Kanban
14 469 (5.95%) OO
15 463 (5.88%) ITIL
16 417 (5.29%) MVC
17 407 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
18 388 (4.92%) Continuous Deployment
19 382 (4.85%) Analytics
20 371 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2629 (33.37%) Python
2 2375 (30.14%) Java
3 1604 (20.36%) Ruby
4 1396 (17.72%) JavaScript
5 1348 (17.11%) Bash Shell
6 1237 (15.70%) SQL
7 1017 (12.91%) Perl
8 931 (11.82%) C#
9 926 (11.75%) PHP
10 924 (11.73%) PowerShell
11 457 (5.80%) Scala
12 386 (4.90%) C++
13 297 (3.77%) C
14 293 (3.72%) Shell Script
15 267 (3.39%) Groovy
16 228 (2.89%) Go
17 95 (1.21%) T-SQL
18 85 (1.08%) PL/SQL
19 60 (0.76%) Korn
20 59 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 815 (10.34%) Degree
2 218 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 101 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 100 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 89 (1.13%) AWS Certification
6 85 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 65 (0.82%) CCNA
9 56 (0.71%) MCSE
10 52 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 51 (0.65%) ISEB
12 35 (0.44%) RHCE
13 30 (0.38%) PMI Certification
14 27 (0.34%) PhD
15 26 (0.33%) PMP
15 26 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (0.32%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.23%) EMC Certification
19 17 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 605 (7.68%) QA
2 111 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 75 (0.95%) SLA
4 57 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.32%) SDET
6 19 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.10%) ISO13485
10 6 (0.076%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.076%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.076%) Section 508
11 5 (0.063%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.051%) COBIT
12 4 (0.051%) GCP
12 4 (0.051%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.038%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.038%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.025%) WCAG
15 1 (0.013%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1599 (20.29%) Docker
2 703 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 213 (2.70%) vSphere
5 173 (2.20%) Xen
6 172 (2.18%) Hyper-V
7 123 (1.56%) KVM
8 100 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
9 96 (1.22%) XenServer
10 86 (1.09%) NFS
11 78 (0.99%) Varnish
12 72 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
13 70 (0.89%) VMware ESX
14 42 (0.53%) vCloud
15 39 (0.49%) HDFS
15 39 (0.49%) VirtualBox
16 33 (0.42%) iptables
17 30 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
18 27 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
19 19 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3014 (38.25%) Puppet
2 2383 (30.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1921 (24.38%) Ansible
4 452 (5.74%) Nagios
5 357 (4.53%) Kubernetes
6 324 (4.11%) Salt
7 261 (3.31%) Terraform
8 156 (1.98%) Mesos
9 134 (1.70%) ZABBIX
10 132 (1.68%) HAProxy
11 121 (1.54%) Packer
12 112 (1.42%) Cobbler
13 106 (1.35%) Graphite
14 97 (1.23%) Tivoli
15 80 (1.02%) Kibana
16 68 (0.86%) logstash
17 59 (0.75%) Grafana
18 57 (0.72%) Rundeck
19 53 (0.67%) SCCM
20 51 (0.65%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1112 (14.11%) VMware
2 961 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 794 (10.08%) Oracle
4 678 (8.61%) Red Hat
5 333 (4.23%) Google
6 257 (3.26%) Cisco
7 243 (3.08%) Rackspace
8 195 (2.47%) Atlassian
9 183 (2.32%) IBM
10 179 (2.27%) HP
11 174 (2.21%) Splunk
12 121 (1.54%) New Relic
13 113 (1.43%) SaltStack
14 107 (1.36%) AppDynamics
15 102 (1.29%) MuleSoft
16 78 (0.99%) EnterpriseDB
17 77 (0.98%) SAP
18 68 (0.86%) F5
19 65 (0.82%) Citrix
20 63 (0.80%) EMC
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum Car, 33 Days Annual Leave, Pension,
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum Car, 33 Days Annual Leave, Pension,
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 40,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago