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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
UK
Rank 52 110 198
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +88
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4233 2722 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.02% 2.75% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 3.14% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3450 2283 1324
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 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +56 4046 £60,000 +9.09% 611
London +54 2428 £65,000 +4.00% 338
South East +101 549 £51,000 -1.92% 83
North West +72 321 £50,000 +11.11% 56
City of London +28 288 £65,000 - 73
Manchester +57 270 £50,000 +2.56% 45
Yorkshire +12 210 £47,500 +5.55% 52
Berkshire +83 160 £60,000 +9.09% 15
East of England +20 154 £55,000 +16.40% 21
South West +22 152 £42,000 -13.84% 29
Surrey +99 143 £52,500 -11.01% 19
West Yorkshire +6 138 £52,500 +16.66% 33
Leeds +4 131 £52,500 +16.66% 29
East Midlands +19 115 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +31 95 £51,980 +29.94% 13
Nottinghamshire +41 86 £50,000 - 4
Nottingham +38 75 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Scotland +43 72 £50,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +46 66 £65,000 +13.04% 6
Reading +73 63 £55,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +30 61 £50,000 - 16
Edinburgh +25 58 £53,000 +6.00% 2
Hampshire -10 56 £50,000 - 14
Gloucestershire +22 47 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Brighton +56 45 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Sussex +48 45 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South Yorkshire +28 43 £44,000 -9.74% 6
Bedfordshire +29 38 £48,500 +11.49% 5
Buckinghamshire +20 37 £42,500 - 4
Wales +27 36 £52,500 -4.54% 5

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4157 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 3624 (44.60%) Linux
3 2880 (35.44%) Puppet
4 2751 (33.85%) Python
5 2690 (33.10%) Amazon AWS
6 2388 (29.39%) Java
7 2355 (28.98%) Opscode Chef
8 2341 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
9 1978 (24.34%) Jenkins
10 1977 (24.33%) Ansible
11 1717 (21.13%) Scrum
12 1634 (20.11%) Docker
13 1546 (19.03%) Windows
14 1538 (18.93%) Finance
15 1523 (18.74%) SQL
16 1519 (18.69%) Git (software)
17 1510 (18.58%) Configuration Management
18 1478 (18.19%) Ruby
19 1453 (17.88%) JavaScript
20 1372 (16.88%) Bash Shell
21 1257 (15.47%) .NET
22 1191 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
23 1120 (13.78%) TDD
24 1049 (12.91%) Microsoft
25 1040 (12.80%) C#
26 1018 (12.53%) Open Source
27 955 (11.75%) Web Services
28 950 (11.69%) PowerShell
29 949 (11.68%) Software Engineering
30 943 (11.60%) MySQL

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
1 705 (8.68%) Apache
2 551 (6.78%) IIS
3 517 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
4 406 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 350 (4.31%) OpenStack
6 306 (3.77%) JBoss
7 270 (3.32%) WebSphere
8 236 (2.90%) nginx
9 226 (2.78%) Apache Spark
10 221 (2.72%) Confluence
11 181 (2.23%) WebLogic
12 130 (1.60%) CloudStack
13 124 (1.53%) SharePoint
14 119 (1.46%) CMS
15 107 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 90 (1.11%) Apache Solr
17 63 (0.78%) Apache Pig
18 57 (0.70%) NServiceBus
18 57 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
19 54 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 370 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.46%) MS Office
3 29 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.15%) HipChat
5 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.098%) MS Project
7 7 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.086%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.074%) InDesign
8 6 (0.074%) MicroStation
8 6 (0.074%) SPSS
9 5 (0.062%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.012%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.012%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.012%) Houdini
12 1 (0.012%) Maya
12 1 (0.012%) NUKE
12 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 44 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 44 (0.54%) Magento
2 30 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.17%) SAP GRC
7 13 (0.16%) Summit
8 9 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.074%) Eagle PACE
12 5 (0.062%) Eloqua
12 5 (0.062%) Sentinel
13 4 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.049%) FLEXCUBE
13 4 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.049%) Temenos T24
14 3 (0.037%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2690 (33.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1191 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 375 (4.61%) SaaS
4 256 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 212 (2.61%) PaaS
6 211 (2.60%) IaaS
7 210 (2.58%) GitHub
8 208 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 201 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 170 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
11 166 (2.04%) Amazon S3
12 154 (1.90%) Office 365
13 80 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 79 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 70 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
16 59 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
17 57 (0.70%) Route 53
18 54 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
18 54 (0.66%) CloudBees
18 54 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 404 (4.97%) Firewall
2 332 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 320 (3.94%) DNS
4 273 (3.36%) Internet
5 222 (2.73%) HTTP
6 137 (1.69%) LAN
7 126 (1.55%) WAN
8 121 (1.49%) SAN
9 110 (1.35%) DHCP
10 109 (1.34%) SSL
11 95 (1.17%) VPN
12 82 (1.01%) LDAP
13 72 (0.89%) VLAN
14 63 (0.78%) Network Security
15 58 (0.71%) Kerberos
16 52 (0.64%) VoIP
17 45 (0.55%) Wireshark
18 43 (0.53%) NAS
19 36 (0.44%) HTTPS
20 30 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 943 (11.60%) MySQL
2 895 (11.01%) SQL Server
3 774 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 614 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 533 (6.56%) Big Data
6 416 (5.12%) Relational Database
7 369 (4.54%) Hadoop
8 334 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
9 302 (3.72%) Redis
10 269 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 191 (2.35%) RDBMS
12 144 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
13 125 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 115 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 114 (1.40%) Couchbase
16 93 (1.14%) Apache Hive
17 90 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 84 (1.03%) CouchDB
19 80 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 80 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1978 (24.34%) Jenkins
2 1519 (18.69%) Git (software)
3 730 (8.98%) TeamCity
4 668 (8.22%) JIRA
5 589 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 462 (5.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 423 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 412 (5.07%) Subversion
9 390 (4.80%) Selenium
10 364 (4.48%) Maven
11 335 (4.12%) Vagrant
12 266 (3.27%) Hudson
13 220 (2.71%) MSBuild
14 187 (2.30%) Cucumber
15 171 (2.10%) Ant
16 138 (1.70%) Travis CI
17 128 (1.58%) JUnit
18 121 (1.49%) Visual Studio
19 114 (1.40%) Gradle
20 101 (1.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 1538 (18.93%) Finance
2 653 (8.04%) Banking
3 375 (4.61%) Retail
4 303 (3.73%) Games
5 217 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 216 (2.66%) Marketing
7 170 (2.09%) Advertising
8 158 (1.94%) Law
9 99 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 92 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 82 (1.01%) Publishing
12 78 (0.96%) Legal
13 72 (0.89%) Back Office
14 67 (0.82%) Front Office
15 60 (0.74%) Military
16 43 (0.53%) Electronics
17 32 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.39%) Local Government
18 24 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
19 19 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2601 (32.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 1734 (21.34%) Developer
3 719 (8.85%) Linux Engineer
4 684 (8.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 552 (6.79%) Architect
6 550 (6.77%) Administrator
7 528 (6.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 516 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
8 516 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
9 453 (5.57%) Java Developer
10 430 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
11 421 (5.18%) Senior Developer
12 407 (5.01%) Senior DevOps
13 359 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 335 (4.12%) Software Engineer
15 319 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
16 314 (3.86%) Consultant
17 311 (3.83%) Linux Administrator
18 307 (3.78%) .NET Developer
19 306 (3.77%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1257 (15.47%) .NET
2 955 (11.75%) Web Services
3 863 (10.62%) HTML
4 739 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 711 (8.75%) CSS
6 703 (8.65%) Node.js
7 528 (6.50%) REST
8 484 (5.96%) HTML5
9 466 (5.73%) ASP.NET
10 440 (5.41%) Spring
11 379 (4.66%) RESTful
12 375 (4.61%) jQuery
13 374 (4.60%) LAMP
14 342 (4.21%) Middleware
15 317 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 310 (3.81%) CSS3
17 281 (3.46%) XML
18 241 (2.97%) JSON
19 233 (2.87%) .NET Framework
20 230 (2.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 509 (6.26%) Computer Science
2 331 (4.07%) User Experience
3 327 (4.02%) Fintech
4 298 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 264 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 203 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 202 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 136 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 135 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 127 (1.56%) Visualisation
11 113 (1.39%) Mathematics
12 109 (1.34%) Algorithms
13 100 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 93 (1.14%) PKI
15 89 (1.10%) Online Banking
16 87 (1.07%) Private Cloud
17 84 (1.03%) Data Structures
18 74 (0.91%) Clustering
18 74 (0.91%) iPad
19 73 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3624 (44.60%) Linux
2 1546 (19.03%) Windows
3 918 (11.30%) Unix
4 545 (6.71%) CentOS
5 542 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 541 (6.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 420 (5.17%) Ubuntu
8 161 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 152 (1.87%) Debian
10 115 (1.42%) Solaris
11 106 (1.30%) Android
12 91 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 88 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 85 (1.05%) CoreOS
15 45 (0.55%) Fedora
16 28 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.33%) AIX
18 24 (0.30%) FreeBSD
19 23 (0.28%) Windows 10
20 21 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4157 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2341 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
3 1717 (21.13%) Scrum
4 1510 (18.58%) Configuration Management
5 1120 (13.78%) TDD
6 1018 (12.53%) Open Source
7 949 (11.68%) Software Engineering
8 790 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 697 (8.58%) Microservices
10 602 (7.41%) SDLC
11 592 (7.29%) E-Commerce
12 558 (6.87%) BDD
13 538 (6.62%) OO
14 481 (5.92%) MVC
15 475 (5.85%) ITIL
16 467 (5.75%) Kanban
17 447 (5.50%) SOA
18 424 (5.22%) Analytics
19 422 (5.19%) Continuous Deployment
20 402 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2751 (33.85%) Python
2 2388 (29.39%) Java
3 1523 (18.74%) SQL
4 1478 (18.19%) Ruby
5 1453 (17.88%) JavaScript
6 1372 (16.88%) Bash Shell
7 1040 (12.80%) C#
8 950 (11.69%) PowerShell
9 903 (11.11%) Perl
10 775 (9.54%) PHP
11 454 (5.59%) Scala
12 397 (4.89%) C
13 393 (4.84%) C++
14 375 (4.61%) Go
15 367 (4.52%) Shell Script
16 219 (2.70%) Groovy
17 127 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 105 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 65 (0.80%) TypeScript
20 47 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 754 (9.28%) Degree
2 269 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 139 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 110 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 99 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 85 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 74 (0.91%) CCNA
9 45 (0.55%) MCSE
10 35 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 34 (0.42%) ISEB
12 32 (0.39%) PMI Certification
13 30 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 28 (0.34%) PMP
15 25 (0.31%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.26%) MCSA
17 16 (0.20%) CCNP
17 16 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
18 15 (0.18%) RHCE
18 15 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 549 (6.76%) QA
2 92 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 90 (1.11%) SLA
4 51 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.30%) SDET
6 20 (0.25%) GCP
7 14 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.12%) COBIT
9 7 (0.086%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.086%) WCAG
10 6 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.049%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.037%) MiFID
13 2 (0.025%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.025%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.025%) Section 508
14 1 (0.012%) ISO27005
14 1 (0.012%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.012%) SEPA
14 1 (0.012%) UCITS
System Software
1 1634 (20.11%) Docker
2 565 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 328 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 209 (2.57%) vSphere
5 183 (2.25%) Xen
6 158 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 131 (1.61%) XenServer
8 103 (1.27%) Varnish
9 79 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 77 (0.95%) KVM
11 56 (0.69%) NFS
12 41 (0.50%) VirtualBox
13 39 (0.48%) HDFS
14 35 (0.43%) VMware ESX
15 32 (0.39%) vCloud
16 30 (0.37%) LXC
17 29 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
18 26 (0.32%) iptables
18 26 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
19 23 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2880 (35.44%) Puppet
2 2355 (28.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1977 (24.33%) Ansible
4 439 (5.40%) Kubernetes
5 422 (5.19%) Nagios
6 393 (4.84%) Terraform
7 254 (3.13%) Salt
8 167 (2.06%) Mesos
9 158 (1.94%) Graphite
10 112 (1.38%) Tivoli
11 100 (1.23%) Cobbler
12 99 (1.22%) HAProxy
13 98 (1.21%) ZABBIX
14 91 (1.12%) Packer
15 79 (0.97%) Kibana
16 78 (0.96%) logstash
17 59 (0.73%) rkt
18 55 (0.68%) Grafana
19 53 (0.65%) Rancher
20 51 (0.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1049 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 907 (11.16%) VMware
3 867 (10.67%) Oracle
4 683 (8.41%) Red Hat
5 322 (3.96%) Google
6 233 (2.87%) Atlassian
7 211 (2.60%) IBM
8 183 (2.25%) Splunk
9 172 (2.12%) Cisco
10 163 (2.01%) New Relic
11 139 (1.71%) Rackspace
12 131 (1.61%) SaltStack
13 120 (1.48%) SAP
14 114 (1.40%) AppDynamics
14 114 (1.40%) HP
15 103 (1.27%) EnterpriseDB
16 82 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
17 78 (0.96%) Citrix
18 77 (0.95%) NetApp
19 74 (0.91%) MuleSoft
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Care Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday