The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 208 385 553
Rank change year-on-year
+177 +168
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1622 663 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.77% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 563 323
Average salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94020 85650 91144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.78% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75699 69888 77563
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 30 July 2014 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 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +171 1575 £55,000 +4.76% 235
London +125 1140 £60,000 +9.09% 145
City of London +102 210 £60,000 +20.00% 39
South East +87 168 £53,750 +13.15% 29
Yorkshire +39 96 £42,500 -10.52% 25
West Yorkshire +19 90 £42,500 -20.93% 18
Leeds +27 89 £42,500 -20.93% 18
East of England +50 68 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Surrey +28 46 £55,000 +15.78% 9
East Sussex +5 38 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +35 36 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South West +17 35 £41,750 +19.28% 7
Brighton 0 33 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Berkshire +9 30 £53,750 - 9
Cambridge +29 26 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Oxfordshire +21 24 £55,000 - 3
North West +12 23 £52,500 +45.83% 6
East Midlands +10 22 £42,500 -41.37% 4
Hampshire -2 19 £55,000 -10.20% 4
Bristol +11 18 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Manchester +7 17 £55,000 +50.68% 3
Scotland -4 17 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Oxford +17 16 £87,500 - 1
West Midlands +1 15 £48,750 +41.30% 9
Wales - 15 £47,500 - 2
South Wales - 13 £46,500 - 1
Cardiff - 13 £46,500 - 1
Birmingham - 12 £60,000 - 3
Suffolk - 12 £47,500 - 2
Northamptonshire -5 11 £40,000 -44.82%

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1850 (63.99%) Linux
2 1261 (43.62%) Puppet
3 1169 (40.44%) Java
4 1096 (37.91%) Opscode Chef
5 953 (32.96%) Python
6 833 (28.81%) Ruby
7 810 (28.02%) MySQL
8 764 (26.43%) Continuous Integration
9 730 (25.25%) Git (software)
10 727 (25.15%) Windows
11 700 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
12 669 (23.14%) Apache
13 645 (22.31%) Jenkins
14 574 (19.85%) Open Source
15 564 (19.51%) Scrum
16 561 (19.41%) Perl
17 538 (18.61%) UNIX
18 530 (18.33%) PHP
19 516 (17.85%) TDD
20 513 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
21 507 (17.54%) Bash Shell
22 487 (16.85%) Red Hat
23 481 (16.64%) E-Commerce
24 477 (16.50%) Web Services
25 470 (16.26%) Configuration Management
26 463 (16.02%) JavaScript
27 438 (15.15%) .NET
28 437 (15.12%) MongoDB
29 419 (14.49%) SQL
30 397 (13.73%) Subversion

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 669 (23.14%) Apache
2 355 (12.28%) Tomcat
3 342 (11.83%) nginx
4 287 (9.93%) IIS
5 159 (5.50%) Node.js
6 158 (5.47%) OpenStack
7 149 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
8 131 (4.53%) Apache Solr
9 99 (3.42%) Confluence
10 75 (2.59%) Drupal
11 50 (1.73%) Jetty
11 50 (1.73%) CMS
12 35 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.18%) SharePoint
14 28 (0.97%) MS Exchange
15 27 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
16 23 (0.80%) WebLogic
17 22 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
17 22 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
18 20 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 150 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.035%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (1.28%) Magento
1 37 (1.28%) Sophis RISQUE
2 12 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.24%) Summit
4 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.069%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.035%) Tridion
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 513 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (6.92%) Amazon EC2
3 185 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 153 (5.29%) SaaS
5 137 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
6 102 (3.53%) GitHub
7 94 (3.25%) IaaS
8 92 (3.18%) PaaS
9 71 (2.46%) Amazon S3
10 65 (2.25%) Rackspace Cloud
11 37 (1.28%) Joyent
12 25 (0.86%) Heroku
13 19 (0.66%) ElastiCache
14 18 (0.62%) Google Apps
15 17 (0.59%) Basecamp
16 14 (0.48%) CloudFront
16 14 (0.48%) Route 53
17 11 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
17 11 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
18 10 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 263 (9.10%) DNS
2 196 (6.78%) Internet
3 184 (6.36%) Firewall
4 182 (6.30%) HTTP
5 169 (5.85%) TCP/IP
6 116 (4.01%) LDAP
7 100 (3.46%) SAN
8 77 (2.66%) SSL
9 76 (2.63%) VPN
10 70 (2.42%) DHCP
11 53 (1.83%) SMTP
12 42 (1.45%) FTP
13 37 (1.28%) Network Security
14 35 (1.21%) VLAN
15 32 (1.11%) WAN
16 31 (1.07%) LAN
17 29 (1.00%) NAS
17 29 (1.00%) VoIP
18 27 (0.93%) BIG-IP
19 26 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (28.02%) MySQL
2 437 (15.12%) MongoDB
3 370 (12.80%) SQL Server
4 358 (12.38%) NoSQL
5 235 (8.13%) Redis
6 217 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
7 184 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 162 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 160 (5.53%) Big Data
10 126 (4.36%) Hadoop
11 76 (2.63%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.63%) HBase
13 43 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 43 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 40 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
15 37 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (1.25%) Oracle Database
17 33 (1.14%) Couchbase
18 31 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 730 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 645 (22.31%) Jenkins
3 397 (13.73%) Subversion
4 258 (8.92%) JIRA
5 234 (8.09%) Maven
6 226 (7.82%) TeamCity
7 173 (5.98%) Hudson
8 123 (4.25%) Ant
9 105 (3.63%) Selenium
10 93 (3.22%) Cucumber
11 72 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 63 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (1.94%) NUnit
14 52 (1.80%) SpecFlow
15 48 (1.66%) MSBuild
16 47 (1.63%) Jasmine
17 45 (1.56%) CruiseControl
18 39 (1.35%) Mercurial
19 34 (1.18%) JUnit
20 33 (1.14%) PhantomJS
General
1 363 (12.56%) Finance
2 158 (5.47%) Retail
3 155 (5.36%) Games
4 123 (4.25%) Marketing
5 92 (3.18%) Banking
5 92 (3.18%) Advertising
6 78 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.63%) Publishing
8 47 (1.63%) Back Office
9 40 (1.38%) Music Industry
10 38 (1.31%) Law
11 29 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.97%) Legal
13 24 (0.83%) Online Betting
14 18 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.55%) Electronics
16 14 (0.48%) Front Office
17 11 (0.38%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.35%) German Language
19 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 891 (30.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 589 (20.37%) Developer
3 447 (15.46%) Administrator
4 436 (15.08%) Systems Administrator
5 327 (11.31%) Linux Administrator
6 308 (10.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 167 (5.78%) Senior Developer
8 155 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
9 138 (4.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 136 (4.70%) Java Developer
11 134 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
12 123 (4.25%) Architect
13 101 (3.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 82 (2.84%) DevOps Administrator
15 79 (2.73%) Operations Engineer
16 78 (2.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 77 (2.66%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
18 74 (2.56%) Web Engineer
18 74 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 67 (2.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (16.50%) Web Services
2 438 (15.15%) .NET
3 296 (10.24%) LAMP
4 289 (10.00%) HTML
5 200 (6.92%) CSS
6 188 (6.50%) XML
7 169 (5.85%) ASP.NET
8 167 (5.78%) REST
9 146 (5.05%) Spring
10 118 (4.08%) jQuery
11 117 (4.05%) JSON
12 112 (3.87%) AngularJS
13 106 (3.67%) Ruby on Rails
14 104 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 101 (3.49%) HTML5
16 99 (3.42%) RESTful
17 90 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
18 85 (2.94%) Hibernate
19 84 (2.91%) J2EE
20 71 (2.46%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 574 (19.85%) Open Source
2 253 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 125 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 87 (3.01%) Social Media
5 70 (2.42%) iPhone
6 61 (2.11%) Digital Media
7 59 (2.04%) Blog
7 59 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (1.83%) Clustering
9 47 (1.63%) Replication
10 44 (1.52%) Blackberry
11 42 (1.45%) Online Games
12 39 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
13 34 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 33 (1.14%) Mathematics
15 32 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.97%) iPad
17 18 (0.62%) DTV
18 15 (0.52%) Physics
19 13 (0.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1850 (63.99%) Linux
2 727 (25.15%) Windows
3 538 (18.61%) UNIX
4 386 (13.35%) Ubuntu
5 346 (11.97%) CentOS
6 312 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 275 (9.51%) Debian
8 138 (4.77%) Android
9 126 (4.36%) Apple iOS
10 110 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (3.01%) Solaris
12 49 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 41 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (1.35%) Fedora
15 36 (1.25%) AIX
16 25 (0.86%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.55%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.52%) SUSE
19 14 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (26.43%) Continuous Integration
2 700 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 564 (19.51%) Scrum
4 516 (17.85%) TDD
5 481 (16.64%) E-Commerce
6 470 (16.26%) Configuration Management
7 299 (10.34%) OO
8 261 (9.03%) Software Engineering
9 233 (8.06%) MVC
10 229 (7.92%) BDD
11 228 (7.89%) Release Management
12 227 (7.85%) ITIL
13 171 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 167 (5.78%) Project Management
15 165 (5.71%) Load Balancing
16 149 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 139 (4.81%) Kanban
18 132 (4.57%) Pair Programming
19 129 (4.46%) OOP
19 129 (4.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1169 (40.44%) Java
2 953 (32.96%) Python
3 833 (28.81%) Ruby
4 561 (19.41%) Perl
5 530 (18.33%) PHP
6 507 (17.54%) Bash Shell
7 463 (16.02%) JavaScript
8 419 (14.49%) SQL
9 329 (11.38%) C#
10 230 (7.96%) PowerShell
11 189 (6.54%) Shell Script
12 150 (5.19%) Scala
13 131 (4.53%) C++
14 127 (4.39%) C
15 84 (2.91%) Groovy
16 49 (1.69%) Clojure
17 32 (1.11%) VB
18 28 (0.97%) T-SQL
19 27 (0.93%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 264 (9.13%) Degree
2 85 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 44 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.31%) ISEB
5 26 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.83%) CCNA
7 20 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (0.66%) RHCE
9 18 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.52%) MCSE
11 13 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.45%) PhD
12 12 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.35%) MCITP
14 8 (0.28%) CCNP
15 7 (0.24%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.21%) Sun Certification
17 5 (0.17%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (11.28%) QA
2 87 (3.01%) SLA
3 77 (2.66%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.21%) COBIT
8 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.069%) HL7
9 2 (0.069%) WAI
10 1 (0.035%) BS25999
System Software
1 233 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (4.95%) Varnish
3 130 (4.50%) KVM
4 87 (3.01%) Active Directory
5 75 (2.59%) NFS
6 64 (2.21%) Xen
7 54 (1.87%) Samba
8 53 (1.83%) vSphere
9 32 (1.11%) Postfix
10 30 (1.04%) XenServer
11 28 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 28 (0.97%) Hyper-V
12 27 (0.93%) vCloud
13 25 (0.86%) Docker
14 18 (0.62%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.24%) XenApp
17 5 (0.17%) Sendmail
18 4 (0.14%) Gluster
19 3 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1261 (43.62%) Puppet
2 1096 (37.91%) Opscode Chef
3 377 (13.04%) Nagios
4 196 (6.78%) ZABBIX
5 140 (4.84%) Vagrant
6 126 (4.36%) Ansible
7 119 (4.12%) logstash
8 113 (3.91%) Salt
9 99 (3.42%) HAProxy
10 69 (2.39%) StatsD
11 54 (1.87%) Cacti
12 49 (1.69%) Ganglia
13 46 (1.59%) Zenoss
14 45 (1.56%) Capistrano
15 44 (1.52%) Kibana
16 43 (1.49%) Opsview
17 38 (1.31%) CFEngine
18 37 (1.28%) Munin
19 31 (1.07%) collectd
20 23 (0.80%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 487 (16.85%) Red Hat
2 378 (13.08%) VMware
3 258 (8.92%) Microsoft
4 251 (8.68%) Oracle
5 180 (6.23%) Rackspace
6 108 (3.74%) Cisco
7 104 (3.60%) HP
8 94 (3.25%) Dell
9 93 (3.22%) JBoss
10 82 (2.84%) New Relic
11 69 (2.39%) Google
12 64 (2.21%) SaltStack
13 62 (2.14%) Adobe
14 56 (1.94%) Twitter
15 53 (1.83%) IBM
16 51 (1.76%) Juniper
17 46 (1.59%) Sony
18 44 (1.52%) Splunk
19 41 (1.42%) Citrix
20 40 (1.38%) Toshiba
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £52000 - £72000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Private Health Care, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago