Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Development Operations Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 47 45
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 24 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.99% 1.44% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.27% 1.48% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 4 3
Chester median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +44.23% -22.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £41,600
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year +15.79% +19.50% -11.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 259 338 280
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.13% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 232 297 238
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,125 £23,200 £24,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% +13.33% -6.25%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Chester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Chester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Chester over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (79.17%) Docker
3 18 (75.00%) Puppet
4 17 (70.83%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 14 (58.33%) Ansible
6 14 (58.33%) Mentoring
6 14 (58.33%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (54.17%) Mesos
7 13 (54.17%) Data Analytics
7 13 (54.17%) Analytics
7 13 (54.17%) Finance
7 13 (54.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
8 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.67%) Big Data
10 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 3 (12.50%) Node.js
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) .NET
11 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 2 (8.33%) Apache
12 2 (8.33%) Migration

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Debian
2 1 (4.17%) Fedora
2 1 (4.17%) openSUSE
2 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 14 (58.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (54.17%) Analytics
4 13 (54.17%) Data Analytics
4 13 (54.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (75.00%) Puppet
2 17 (70.83%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (58.33%) Ansible
3 14 (58.33%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (54.17%) Mesos
5 2 (8.33%) Terraform
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (4.17%) Webmin
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Google
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter