The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 70 104
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34  
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 39 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.68% 1.87% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.18% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 17
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,200 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £58,500
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 advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1273 824 1539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.55% 85.65% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 931 707 1220
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Cheshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Cheshire

DevOps
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Knutsford -26 14 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Warrington +2 13 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Chester +6 10 £38,250 +15.03% 6
Crewe - 2 £47,500 - 1
Sandbach - 1 - -
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 22 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (33.33%) TDD
7 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (30.00%) Puppet
8 17 (28.33%) Ansible
8 17 (28.33%) Windows
9 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.00%) QA
10 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
10 13 (21.67%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) Machine Learning
11 12 (20.00%) SDLC
12 11 (18.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (18.33%) Banking
12 11 (18.33%) VMware
12 11 (18.33%) .NET
12 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.67%) Python
13 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.67%) Xen
13 10 (16.67%) VirtualBox
13 10 (16.67%) NuGet

DevOps
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 6 (10.00%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) nginx
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.67%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.00%) GitHub
3 6 (10.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.67%) PaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.33%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.33%) SaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) ATM
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) MySQL
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) DB2
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) NuGet
4 7 (11.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.00%) JIRA
7 2 (3.33%) Gradle
7 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Lombardi
7 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Games
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Python Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Build and Release Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Build Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Release Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) HTML
3 8 (13.33%) Spring
4 7 (11.67%) REST
4 7 (11.67%) RESTful
5 6 (10.00%) Django
5 6 (10.00%) Java EE
5 6 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.33%) CSS
6 5 (8.33%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) HTML5
7 4 (6.67%) SOAP
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 3 (5.00%) JDBC
8 3 (5.00%) ODBC
8 3 (5.00%) Servlets
8 3 (5.00%) WCF
8 3 (5.00%) WinForms
8 3 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Fintech
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Contactless
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (33.33%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 12 (20.00%) SDLC
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 8 (13.33%) OO
7 8 (13.33%) Open Source
7 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.00%) UML
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL
10 5 (8.33%) Kanban
10 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.33%) Web Development
11 4 (6.67%) BDD
11 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
11 4 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (8.33%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
9 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.67%) C++
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 10 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (16.67%) VirtualBox
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (16.67%) Xen
2 9 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (30.00%) Puppet
3 17 (28.33%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.33%) Salt
5 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.67%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.33%) VMware
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Google
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.33%) Sun
5 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.67%) Apigee
6 1 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.67%) Pega
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) Veeam
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago