The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 96 122
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.47% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £47,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 1046 1265 1705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.12% 95.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1076 1304
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 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
Warrington +8 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Chester +4 1 £37,500 -21.05% 2
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) nginx
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Ansible
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Salt
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) WSGI
6 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) PHP

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 (30.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Servlets
1 2 (20.00%) WSGI
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
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