The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 230 243 251
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 23 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.087% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.091% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 2
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
DevOps Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the North West region.

DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Manchester +10 12 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Cheshire +2 7 £45,000 +73.07% 5
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside +13 1 £67,500 +107.69%
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 26 (81.25%) Puppet
3 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (62.50%) Linux
5 14 (43.75%) CentOS
6 13 (40.63%) Python
7 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (37.50%) Route 53
7 12 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
8 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
8 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (34.38%) PHP
8 11 (34.38%) MySQL
9 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (31.25%) Docker
9 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
10 9 (28.13%) Java
10 9 (28.13%) Migration
10 9 (28.13%) Scrum
11 8 (25.00%) Ruby
11 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 8 (25.00%) Open Source
11 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (21.88%) OpenVPN
12 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (21.88%) Analytics
12 7 (21.88%) VPN
12 7 (21.88%) Apache

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) nginx
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Jetty
4 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (37.50%) Route 53
2 12 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
5 3 (9.38%) SaaS
5 3 (9.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) VPN
1 7 (21.88%) PPTP
1 7 (21.88%) IPsec
1 7 (21.88%) OpenVPN
2 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Hudson
3 5 (15.63%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) LAMP
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) Servlets
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Cryptography
1 7 (21.88%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) CentOS
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 9 (28.13%) Migration
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (21.88%) Analytics
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 4 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (9.38%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Kanban
11 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) Ruby
6 7 (21.88%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (81.25%) Puppet
2 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (18.75%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) logstash
5 1 (3.13%) Kibana
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) RightScale
4 1 (3.13%) New Relic
4 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
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