Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 135 162
Rank change year-on-year -18 +27 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 25 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.81% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 16
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £39,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.50% -14.05% +15.63%
10th Percentile £43,750 £32,875 £39,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £60,625
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +9.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2954 2189 3155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1874 2679
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sandbach - 7 £47,500 - 1
Chester -8 6 £65,000 +66.67%
Knutsford - 6 £51,250 - 1
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (76.00%) Docker
2 19 (76.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (68.00%) Puppet
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (56.00%) Python
6 13 (52.00%) Unix
6 13 (52.00%) Java
7 12 (48.00%) Ansible
8 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 10 (40.00%) Finance
9 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) Ruby
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (28.00%) PHP
10 7 (28.00%) Open Source
10 7 (28.00%) SaltStack
11 6 (24.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (24.00%) Redis
11 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (24.00%) Banking
11 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL

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 5 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (20.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
6 1 (4.00%) GitHub
6 1 (4.00%) PaaS
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (24.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) Gradle
5 1 (4.00%) Hudson
5 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.00%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) YAML
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.00%) Laravel
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.00%) SVG
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Microservices
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Ruby
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) Groovy
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (76.00%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (68.00%) Puppet
3 12 (48.00%) Ansible
4 4 (16.00%) Terraform
5 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.00%) CA Wily
6 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (28.00%) SaltStack
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (12.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Rackspace