The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 88 157
Rank change year-on-year +35 +69  
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4405 3284 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.16% 3.15% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 3.55% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3490 2715 1745
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DevOps as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the UK

DevOps
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps.

Salary trend for DevOps in the UK

DevOps
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps 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 29 March 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 +35 4228 £60,000 +4.34% 742
London +39 2518 £65,000 +4.00% 421
South East +86 588 £52,500 +0.96% 96
North West +56 315 £52,205 +9.90% 66
City of London +21 286 £65,000 - 105
Manchester +36 277 £52,500 +10.52% 47
Yorkshire +8 240 £48,750 +10.79% 46
Berkshire +70 195 £55,000 - 26
East of England +54 194 £50,000 -0.99% 37
South West +59 183 £42,500 -10.52% 37
West Yorkshire -1 162 £55,000 +25.00% 33
Surrey +78 159 £52,500 -1.86% 30
Leeds +16 155 £55,000 +22.22% 29
East Midlands +10 85 £52,000 +15.55% 10
Hertfordshire +36 79 £55,000 - 6
Reading +56 75 £45,000 -18.18% 15
Hampshire +32 70 £51,250 +2.50% 19
West Midlands +27 70 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Scotland +48 69 £45,000 - 14
Bristol +33 65 £57,500 +27.77% 19
Nottinghamshire +34 60 £53,750 -6.52% 4
Nottingham +34 56 £55,000 -6.38% 3
Oxfordshire +5 54 £55,000 +5.26% 12
Cambridgeshire +13 52 £50,000 +6.38% 15
Cambridge +10 50 £50,000 +5.82% 13
North Yorkshire +17 47 £41,500 -2.35% 6
Kent +47 42 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Maidenhead +19 38 £60,000 +90.47% 4
South Wales +18 38 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Wales +8 38 £50,000 +5.26% 7

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 4514 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3748 (43.36%) Linux
3 2887 (33.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2855 (33.03%) Python
5 2731 (31.59%) Puppet
6 2599 (30.07%) Java
7 2461 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
8 2250 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
9 2042 (23.62%) Jenkins
10 1994 (23.07%) Ansible
11 1795 (20.77%) Docker
12 1780 (20.59%) Scrum
13 1719 (19.89%) SQL
14 1675 (19.38%) Finance
15 1646 (19.04%) Git (software)
16 1551 (17.94%) Windows
17 1541 (17.83%) JavaScript
18 1486 (17.19%) Ruby
19 1465 (16.95%) Configuration Management
20 1429 (16.53%) .NET
21 1400 (16.20%) Bash Shell
22 1339 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 1260 (14.58%) C#
24 1244 (14.39%) TDD
25 1134 (13.12%) Microsoft
26 1081 (12.51%) Software Engineering
27 1076 (12.45%) Open Source
28 1016 (11.75%) SQL Server
29 1013 (11.72%) MySQL
30 1008 (11.66%) Web Services

DevOps
Co-occurring 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
1 691 (7.99%) Apache
2 516 (5.97%) IIS
3 505 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
4 401 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 375 (4.34%) OpenStack
6 281 (3.25%) JBoss
7 261 (3.02%) WebSphere
8 254 (2.94%) Apache Spark
9 250 (2.89%) Confluence
10 232 (2.68%) nginx
11 188 (2.17%) WebLogic
12 139 (1.61%) SharePoint
13 132 (1.53%) CloudStack
14 125 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 107 (1.24%) CMS
16 91 (1.05%) Apache Solr
17 65 (0.75%) Apache Pig
18 64 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
19 60 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
20 57 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 409 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.43%) MS Office
3 17 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.12%) HipChat
4 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.081%) GNU Octave
5 7 (0.081%) InDesign
5 7 (0.081%) MicroStation
5 7 (0.081%) SPSS
6 6 (0.069%) MS Project
6 6 (0.069%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.023%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.012%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.012%) Houdini
10 1 (0.012%) Maya
10 1 (0.012%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 54 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.57%) Magento
3 38 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 32 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.069%) Sentinel
11 4 (0.046%) assyst
11 4 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
12 3 (0.035%) Endur
12 3 (0.035%) OpenText MBPM
12 3 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.035%) RMDS
12 3 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.035%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2887 (33.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1339 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 375 (4.34%) SaaS
4 279 (3.23%) GitHub
5 272 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 256 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 251 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
8 241 (2.79%) PaaS
9 210 (2.43%) IaaS
10 186 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 173 (2.00%) Office 365
12 153 (1.77%) Amazon S3
13 78 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 76 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 74 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
16 70 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
17 69 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
18 67 (0.78%) CloudBees
19 61 (0.71%) Route 53
20 59 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 388 (4.49%) Firewall
2 341 (3.94%) DNS
3 275 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 260 (3.01%) Internet
5 200 (2.31%) HTTP
6 140 (1.62%) LAN
7 129 (1.49%) WAN
8 121 (1.40%) SAN
8 121 (1.40%) VPN
9 114 (1.32%) SSL
10 110 (1.27%) LDAP
11 89 (1.03%) DHCP
12 72 (0.83%) VoIP
13 63 (0.73%) Network Security
14 60 (0.69%) Kerberos
15 58 (0.67%) VLAN
16 46 (0.53%) HTTPS
17 44 (0.51%) NAS
18 35 (0.40%) SSH
19 34 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1016 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 1013 (11.72%) MySQL
3 739 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 624 (7.22%) Big Data
5 603 (6.98%) MongoDB
6 431 (4.99%) Hadoop
7 427 (4.94%) Relational Database
8 350 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
9 305 (3.53%) Redis
10 269 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 161 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 158 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
13 155 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 132 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 119 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 112 (1.30%) Apache Hive
17 98 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 91 (1.05%) Couchbase
19 89 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 81 (0.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2042 (23.62%) Jenkins
2 1646 (19.04%) Git (software)
3 749 (8.66%) TeamCity
4 730 (8.45%) JIRA
5 600 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 471 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 469 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 459 (5.31%) Subversion
9 457 (5.29%) Selenium
10 407 (4.71%) Maven
11 380 (4.40%) Vagrant
12 264 (3.05%) Hudson
13 211 (2.44%) MSBuild
14 197 (2.28%) Cucumber
15 185 (2.14%) JUnit
16 172 (1.99%) Visual Studio
17 168 (1.94%) Ant
18 135 (1.56%) Bitbucket
18 135 (1.56%) Gradle
19 128 (1.48%) HP UFT
General
1 1675 (19.38%) Finance
2 659 (7.62%) Banking
3 443 (5.12%) Retail
4 303 (3.51%) Games
5 249 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 230 (2.66%) Marketing
7 141 (1.63%) Advertising
8 114 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 113 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 84 (0.97%) Legal
11 73 (0.84%) Law
12 69 (0.80%) Back Office
13 63 (0.73%) Front Office
14 60 (0.69%) Military
15 58 (0.67%) Electronics
15 58 (0.67%) Publishing
16 52 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 39 (0.45%) Local Government
18 33 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
19 16 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2638 (30.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 1959 (22.66%) Developer
3 609 (7.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 605 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
5 584 (6.76%) Architect
6 508 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 491 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 487 (5.63%) Administrator
9 456 (5.28%) AWS DevOps
10 448 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
11 439 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 426 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
13 372 (4.30%) C# Developer
13 372 (4.30%) Software Engineer
14 370 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 366 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
16 358 (4.14%) .NET Developer
17 337 (3.90%) Consultant
18 272 (3.15%) Analyst
19 270 (3.12%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1429 (16.53%) .NET
2 1008 (11.66%) Web Services
3 925 (10.70%) HTML
4 805 (9.31%) CSS
5 793 (9.17%) AngularJS
6 687 (7.95%) Node.js
7 585 (6.77%) REST
8 548 (6.34%) ASP.NET
9 511 (5.91%) Spring
10 497 (5.75%) HTML5
11 372 (4.30%) jQuery
12 362 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 357 (4.13%) RESTful
14 355 (4.11%) XML
15 343 (3.97%) Middleware
16 334 (3.86%) LAMP
17 328 (3.79%) CSS3
18 302 (3.49%) .NET Framework
19 285 (3.30%) React
20 275 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 597 (6.91%) Computer Science
2 389 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 327 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 318 (3.68%) Fintech
5 267 (3.09%) User Experience
6 214 (2.48%) Public Cloud
7 196 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 179 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 141 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 109 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 97 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 95 (1.10%) PKI
13 91 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 88 (1.02%) Clustering
14 88 (1.02%) iPad
15 81 (0.94%) Private Cloud
16 73 (0.84%) Online Banking
17 72 (0.83%) Hedge funds
18 65 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
19 63 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3748 (43.36%) Linux
2 1551 (17.94%) Windows
3 975 (11.28%) Unix
4 560 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 541 (6.26%) CentOS
6 519 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 420 (4.86%) Ubuntu
8 200 (2.31%) Debian
9 188 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 150 (1.74%) Solaris
11 126 (1.46%) Android
12 114 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 110 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 105 (1.21%) CoreOS
15 39 (0.45%) AIX
16 36 (0.42%) Fedora
17 28 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.30%) SUSE
19 23 (0.27%) Windows 10
20 22 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4514 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2461 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
3 1780 (20.59%) Scrum
4 1465 (16.95%) Configuration Management
5 1244 (14.39%) TDD
6 1081 (12.51%) Software Engineering
7 1076 (12.45%) Open Source
8 986 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 792 (9.16%) Microservices
10 691 (7.99%) BDD
11 681 (7.88%) E-Commerce
12 666 (7.70%) SDLC
13 578 (6.69%) MVC
14 560 (6.48%) OO
15 535 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 509 (5.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 505 (5.84%) ITIL
18 490 (5.67%) SOA
19 469 (5.43%) Kanban
20 455 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2855 (33.03%) Python
2 2599 (30.07%) Java
3 1719 (19.89%) SQL
4 1541 (17.83%) JavaScript
5 1486 (17.19%) Ruby
6 1400 (16.20%) Bash Shell
7 1260 (14.58%) C#
8 955 (11.05%) PowerShell
9 838 (9.69%) Perl
10 815 (9.43%) PHP
11 452 (5.23%) Scala
12 423 (4.89%) C++
13 390 (4.51%) Go
14 386 (4.47%) Shell Script
15 350 (4.05%) C
16 200 (2.31%) Groovy
17 131 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 82 (0.95%) PL/SQL
19 76 (0.88%) TypeScript
20 64 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 870 (10.06%) Degree
2 295 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 120 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 118 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 104 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 72 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 58 (0.67%) CCNA
9 55 (0.64%) ISEB
9 55 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 35 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 28 (0.32%) MCSE
13 24 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 24 (0.28%) RHCE
14 23 (0.27%) CCNP
15 18 (0.21%) PMP
16 17 (0.20%) CISSP
16 17 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 640 (7.40%) QA
2 123 (1.42%) SLA
3 94 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 66 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.32%) GCP
6 24 (0.28%) PMO
7 22 (0.25%) COBIT
8 16 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.14%) SDET
10 7 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.069%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.069%) WCAG
12 5 (0.058%) MiFID
12 5 (0.058%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.046%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.035%) DICOM
14 3 (0.035%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 1795 (20.77%) Docker
2 506 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 323 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 200 (2.31%) vSphere
5 194 (2.24%) Xen
6 163 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 147 (1.70%) XenServer
8 118 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 91 (1.05%) KVM
10 89 (1.03%) Varnish
11 72 (0.83%) NFS
12 50 (0.58%) VirtualBox
13 38 (0.44%) LXC
14 29 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
15 27 (0.31%) HDFS
16 25 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 25 (0.29%) vCloud
17 21 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
18 20 (0.23%) VMware ESX
19 19 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2731 (31.59%) Puppet
2 2250 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1994 (23.07%) Ansible
4 558 (6.46%) Kubernetes
5 443 (5.12%) Nagios
5 443 (5.12%) Terraform
6 252 (2.92%) Salt
7 160 (1.85%) Graphite
8 154 (1.78%) Mesos
9 127 (1.47%) ZABBIX
10 125 (1.45%) Packer
11 118 (1.37%) Tivoli
12 103 (1.19%) Cobbler
13 91 (1.05%) logstash
14 84 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
15 81 (0.94%) HAProxy
15 81 (0.94%) Kibana
16 65 (0.75%) Grafana
17 51 (0.59%) CFEngine
17 51 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1134 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 887 (10.26%) Oracle
3 818 (9.46%) VMware
4 679 (7.86%) Red Hat
5 394 (4.56%) Google
6 232 (2.68%) New Relic
7 217 (2.51%) IBM
8 205 (2.37%) Atlassian
9 202 (2.34%) Splunk
10 164 (1.90%) SaltStack
11 159 (1.84%) Cisco
12 150 (1.74%) SAP
13 122 (1.41%) AppDynamics
14 114 (1.32%) EnterpriseDB
14 114 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
15 106 (1.23%) Cognizant
16 104 (1.20%) HP
17 102 (1.18%) Rackspace
18 82 (0.95%) Citrix
19 76 (0.88%) CA
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus % and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Personal Bo
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday