The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 83 125
Rank change year-on-year -22 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 0.52% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.54% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1397 918 1664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.36% 96.33% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 802 1326
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Cheshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Cheshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Cheshire

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Warrington - 5 £37,500 - 2
Chester +4 4 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Crewe - 2 £47,500 -
Knutsford -35 1 £47,500 -
DevOps Engineer
North West

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (53.85%) Ansible
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) Docker
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (30.77%) VirtualBox
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) NuGet
8 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (30.77%) Xen
8 4 (30.77%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (23.08%) Unix
9 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 3 (23.08%) nginx
9 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (15.38%) High Availability
10 2 (15.38%) User Experience

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) NuGet
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (30.77%) VirtualBox
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (53.85%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago