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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
UK
Rank 53 104 180
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +76
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4262 2931 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 2.87% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 3.25% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 2424 1493
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 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
74798 90228 92581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.80% 88.29% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61505 74906 75759
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,500 £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 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +47 4093 £60,000 +9.09% 663
London +49 2408 £65,000 +4.00% 375
South East +92 595 £52,000 +4.00% 88
North West +69 318 £52,205 +9.90% 62
City of London +37 281 £67,500 +3.84% 87
Manchester +42 273 £51,852 +9.16% 48
Yorkshire +9 229 £47,500 +5.55% 38
Berkshire +75 195 £60,000 +14.28% 20
East of England +49 168 £50,000 +11.11% 36
South West +29 166 £42,500 -10.52% 22
Surrey +101 149 £54,000 +2.85% 22
West Yorkshire -7 149 £52,500 +16.66% 23
Leeds +12 145 £52,500 +16.66% 21
East Midlands +29 100 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands +46 87 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Nottinghamshire +47 77 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Reading +74 73 £47,500 -13.63% 11
Hertfordshire +45 73 £60,000 +4.34% 8
Nottingham +43 67 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Scotland +47 65 £46,250 -0.53% 16
Oxfordshire +24 63 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Hampshire +2 50 £45,000 -10.00% 24
North Yorkshire +23 45 £41,500 -7.77% 8
Gloucestershire +16 42 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East Sussex +34 41 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bristol +1 41 £62,500 +19.04% 9
Brighton +35 40 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kent +43 38 £47,500 -29.62% 4
Edinburgh +11 38 £53,000 +6.53% 10
Maidenhead +25 36 £62,500 +98.41% 4

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4359 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 3717 (43.92%) Linux
3 2902 (34.29%) Python
4 2839 (33.55%) Amazon AWS
5 2836 (33.51%) Puppet
6 2536 (29.97%) Java
7 2441 (28.84%) Continuous Integration
8 2329 (27.52%) Opscode Chef
9 2036 (24.06%) Ansible
10 2022 (23.89%) Jenkins
11 1757 (20.76%) Scrum
12 1754 (20.73%) Docker
13 1649 (19.48%) Finance
14 1621 (19.15%) Git (software)
15 1617 (19.11%) SQL
16 1566 (18.50%) Windows
17 1548 (18.29%) Configuration Management
18 1516 (17.91%) Ruby
19 1469 (17.36%) JavaScript
20 1398 (16.52%) Bash Shell
21 1358 (16.05%) .NET
22 1292 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
23 1199 (14.17%) C#
24 1177 (13.91%) TDD
25 1113 (13.15%) Microsoft
26 1067 (12.61%) Open Source
27 1024 (12.10%) Software Engineering
28 990 (11.70%) Web Services
29 988 (11.67%) MySQL
30 976 (11.53%) PowerShell

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
1 686 (8.11%) Apache
2 558 (6.59%) IIS
3 521 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
4 393 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 362 (4.28%) OpenStack
6 302 (3.57%) JBoss
7 284 (3.36%) WebSphere
8 239 (2.82%) Apache Spark
9 233 (2.75%) nginx
10 228 (2.69%) Confluence
11 186 (2.20%) WebLogic
12 139 (1.64%) SharePoint
13 136 (1.61%) CloudStack
14 115 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 109 (1.29%) CMS
16 87 (1.03%) Apache Solr
17 71 (0.84%) Apache Pig
18 63 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
19 59 (0.70%) NServiceBus
20 51 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 379 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.46%) MS Office
3 24 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.14%) HipChat
5 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.095%) MS Project
7 7 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.083%) InDesign
7 7 (0.083%) MicroStation
7 7 (0.083%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.083%) SPSS
8 5 (0.059%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.024%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.012%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.012%) Houdini
12 1 (0.012%) Maya
12 1 (0.012%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 50 (0.59%) Magento
2 46 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (0.11%) Summit
10 8 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.095%) SAP GRC
11 7 (0.083%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.071%) Sentinel
13 5 (0.059%) Temenos T24
14 4 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
14 4 (0.047%) Eagle PACE
14 4 (0.047%) FLEXCUBE
15 3 (0.035%) assyst
15 3 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2839 (33.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1292 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 360 (4.25%) SaaS
4 250 (2.95%) GitHub
5 248 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
6 245 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 240 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 218 (2.58%) PaaS
9 201 (2.38%) IaaS
10 173 (2.04%) Office 365
11 168 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
12 147 (1.74%) Amazon S3
13 86 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 72 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 71 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
16 64 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
17 63 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
17 63 (0.74%) CloudBees
18 62 (0.73%) Slack
19 60 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 400 (4.73%) Firewall
2 344 (4.06%) DNS
3 319 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 282 (3.33%) Internet
5 223 (2.63%) HTTP
6 142 (1.68%) LAN
7 125 (1.48%) WAN
8 118 (1.39%) SAN
9 112 (1.32%) SSL
10 108 (1.28%) DHCP
10 108 (1.28%) VPN
11 98 (1.16%) LDAP
12 66 (0.78%) Network Security
13 65 (0.77%) VLAN
14 60 (0.71%) VoIP
15 58 (0.69%) Kerberos
16 43 (0.51%) NAS
17 41 (0.48%) HTTPS
18 35 (0.41%) SMTP
19 34 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 988 (11.67%) MySQL
2 969 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 777 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 623 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 591 (6.98%) Big Data
6 428 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 417 (4.93%) Hadoop
8 313 (3.70%) Redis
9 303 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
10 270 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 172 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 159 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 141 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
14 129 (1.52%) Oracle Database
15 105 (1.24%) Apache Hive
15 105 (1.24%) Couchbase
16 104 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
17 96 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 86 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 84 (0.99%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2022 (23.89%) Jenkins
2 1621 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 771 (9.11%) TeamCity
4 703 (8.31%) JIRA
5 592 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 484 (5.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 451 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 443 (5.23%) Subversion
9 416 (4.92%) Selenium
10 379 (4.48%) Maven
11 366 (4.32%) Vagrant
12 271 (3.20%) Hudson
13 226 (2.67%) MSBuild
14 184 (2.17%) Cucumber
15 167 (1.97%) Ant
16 150 (1.77%) JUnit
17 145 (1.71%) Visual Studio
18 120 (1.42%) Travis CI
19 117 (1.38%) Gradle
20 116 (1.37%) Bitbucket
General
1 1649 (19.48%) Finance
2 672 (7.94%) Banking
3 422 (4.99%) Retail
4 305 (3.60%) Games
5 251 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 234 (2.76%) Marketing
7 166 (1.96%) Advertising
8 108 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 105 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 94 (1.11%) Law
11 80 (0.95%) Legal
12 77 (0.91%) Publishing
13 68 (0.80%) Front Office
14 66 (0.78%) Military
15 65 (0.77%) Back Office
16 50 (0.59%) Electronics
17 49 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 35 (0.41%) Local Government
19 29 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2668 (31.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 1857 (21.94%) Developer
3 678 (8.01%) Linux Engineer
4 654 (7.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 578 (6.83%) Architect
6 525 (6.20%) Administrator
7 493 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 491 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
8 491 (5.80%) AWS Engineer
9 470 (5.55%) Java Developer
10 469 (5.54%) Senior Developer
11 426 (5.03%) Senior DevOps
12 408 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
13 369 (4.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 355 (4.19%) C# Developer
15 353 (4.17%) .NET Developer
16 350 (4.14%) Software Engineer
17 322 (3.80%) Consultant
18 293 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
19 278 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1358 (16.05%) .NET
2 990 (11.70%) Web Services
3 865 (10.22%) HTML
4 769 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 729 (8.61%) CSS
6 697 (8.24%) Node.js
7 559 (6.61%) REST
8 518 (6.12%) ASP.NET
9 473 (5.59%) HTML5
10 470 (5.55%) Spring
11 389 (4.60%) RESTful
12 365 (4.31%) jQuery
13 356 (4.21%) LAMP
14 352 (4.16%) Middleware
15 345 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 316 (3.73%) XML
17 308 (3.64%) CSS3
18 278 (3.28%) .NET Framework
19 251 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
20 250 (2.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 557 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 332 (3.92%) Fintech
3 314 (3.71%) Data Centre
4 306 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 300 (3.54%) User Experience
6 207 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 196 (2.32%) Mobile App
8 156 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 140 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 113 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 105 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
12 97 (1.15%) PKI
13 90 (1.06%) Online Banking
14 85 (1.00%) iPad
15 82 (0.97%) Clustering
16 76 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 76 (0.90%) Private Cloud
17 75 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
17 75 (0.89%) Virtual Team
18 71 (0.84%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3717 (43.92%) Linux
2 1566 (18.50%) Windows
3 953 (11.26%) Unix
4 570 (6.74%) CentOS
5 551 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 549 (6.49%) Windows Server
7 432 (5.10%) Ubuntu
8 190 (2.25%) Debian
9 182 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 131 (1.55%) Solaris
11 108 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 105 (1.24%) Android
13 97 (1.15%) CoreOS
14 87 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 45 (0.53%) Fedora
16 30 (0.35%) AIX
17 29 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.27%) Windows 10
19 18 (0.21%) VMS
20 16 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4359 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2441 (28.84%) Continuous Integration
3 1757 (20.76%) Scrum
4 1548 (18.29%) Configuration Management
5 1177 (13.91%) TDD
6 1067 (12.61%) Open Source
7 1024 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 878 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 767 (9.06%) Microservices
10 643 (7.60%) E-Commerce
11 617 (7.29%) BDD
12 609 (7.20%) SDLC
13 561 (6.63%) OO
14 535 (6.32%) MVC
15 482 (5.70%) Mentoring
16 478 (5.65%) ITIL
16 478 (5.65%) SOA
17 476 (5.62%) Kanban
18 453 (5.35%) Analytics
19 446 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2902 (34.29%) Python
2 2536 (29.97%) Java
3 1617 (19.11%) SQL
4 1516 (17.91%) Ruby
5 1469 (17.36%) JavaScript
6 1398 (16.52%) Bash Shell
7 1199 (14.17%) C#
8 976 (11.53%) PowerShell
9 871 (10.29%) Perl
10 819 (9.68%) PHP
11 453 (5.35%) Scala
12 435 (5.14%) C++
13 400 (4.73%) Go
14 391 (4.62%) Shell Script
15 390 (4.61%) C
16 226 (2.67%) Groovy
17 135 (1.60%) T-SQL
18 93 (1.10%) PL/SQL
19 74 (0.87%) TypeScript
20 50 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 821 (9.70%) Degree
2 292 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 133 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 118 (1.39%) AWS Certification
5 114 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 76 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 66 (0.78%) CCNA
9 43 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 38 (0.45%) ISEB
11 37 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 36 (0.43%) MCSE
13 29 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 27 (0.32%) PMI Certification
15 26 (0.31%) PMP
16 23 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (0.20%) RHCE
18 15 (0.18%) CCNP
18 15 (0.18%) MCSA
18 15 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 610 (7.21%) QA
2 94 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 90 (1.06%) SLA
4 64 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.27%) GCP
6 16 (0.19%) COBIT
6 16 (0.19%) SDET
7 12 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.095%) WCAG
10 6 (0.071%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.047%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.035%) MiFID
14 2 (0.024%) DICOM
14 2 (0.024%) HL7
14 2 (0.024%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.024%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.024%) Section 508
15 1 (0.012%) SEPA
System Software
1 1754 (20.73%) Docker
2 557 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 335 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 208 (2.46%) vSphere
5 199 (2.35%) Xen
6 163 (1.93%) Hyper-V
7 139 (1.64%) XenServer
8 101 (1.19%) Varnish
9 93 (1.10%) KVM
9 93 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
10 58 (0.69%) NFS
11 47 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 36 (0.43%) LXC
13 33 (0.39%) HDFS
14 26 (0.31%) vCloud
14 26 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 24 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
16 24 (0.28%) VMware ESX
17 22 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2836 (33.51%) Puppet
2 2329 (27.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2036 (24.06%) Ansible
4 504 (5.96%) Kubernetes
5 444 (5.25%) Terraform
6 428 (5.06%) Nagios
7 254 (3.00%) Salt
8 172 (2.03%) Graphite
9 169 (2.00%) Mesos
10 121 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 112 (1.32%) Packer
12 111 (1.31%) ZABBIX
13 105 (1.24%) Cobbler
14 82 (0.97%) logstash
15 80 (0.95%) HAProxy
16 79 (0.93%) Kibana
17 72 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
18 58 (0.69%) Grafana
19 56 (0.66%) rkt
20 51 (0.60%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1113 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 884 (10.45%) VMware
3 879 (10.39%) Oracle
4 668 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 377 (4.45%) Google
6 227 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 221 (2.61%) IBM
8 199 (2.35%) New Relic
9 191 (2.26%) Splunk
10 155 (1.83%) Cisco
11 153 (1.81%) SaltStack
12 139 (1.64%) SAP
13 123 (1.45%) AppDynamics
14 115 (1.36%) Rackspace
15 109 (1.29%) EnterpriseDB
16 106 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
17 103 (1.22%) HP
18 77 (0.91%) Citrix
19 75 (0.89%) MuleSoft
20 71 (0.84%) NetApp
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 28 Days Hol, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 40% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70 - £100 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TIG limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £5000065 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Option for working from home
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago