Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 14 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 156 188
Rank change year-on-year +70 +32 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 271 159 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.70% 1.98% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.03% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 219 144 90
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,625 £32,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,375
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +21.18% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,063 7,817 7,255
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.48% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,899 6,496 6,240
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Manchester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Manchester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Manchester

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Altrincham -3 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Stockport +23 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Salford -3 5 £42,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 - 1
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 14 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 Manchester region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 271 (100.00%) DevOps
2 202 (74.54%) Amazon AWS
3 195 (71.96%) Linux
4 152 (56.09%) Ansible
5 142 (52.40%) Opscode Chef
6 136 (50.18%) Puppet
6 136 (50.18%) Jenkins
7 135 (49.82%) Python
8 129 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
9 126 (46.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 124 (45.76%) Docker
11 113 (41.70%) Windows
12 98 (36.16%) Configuration Management
13 79 (29.15%) Continuous Integration
14 76 (28.04%) Terraform
15 72 (26.57%) Kubernetes
16 70 (25.83%) AWS CloudFormation
17 63 (23.25%) SQL
18 61 (22.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 59 (21.77%) Ruby
20 54 (19.93%) Java
20 54 (19.93%) TeamCity
20 54 (19.93%) Bash Shell
21 48 (17.71%) Octopus Deploy
22 46 (16.97%) Google Cloud Platform
23 44 (16.24%) Open Source
24 42 (15.50%) Git (software)
24 42 (15.50%) Scrum
25 41 (15.13%) Software Engineering
26 39 (14.39%) Finance

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 36 (13.28%) Confluence
2 22 (8.12%) IIS
3 20 (7.38%) Apache
4 12 (4.43%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.06%) JBoss
6 10 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.32%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.95%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.58%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.58%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.21%) CloudStack
11 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 202 (74.54%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (46.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (25.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (16.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (8.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (8.12%) OpenShift
8 21 (7.75%) Amazon S3
9 20 (7.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (7.38%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (5.90%) IBM Cloud
11 15 (5.54%) GitHub
12 10 (3.69%) SaaS
13 5 (1.85%) Serverless
14 4 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (1.11%) AWS Fargate
16 2 (0.74%) Office 365
17 1 (0.37%) Datadog
17 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.59%) Internet
2 17 (6.27%) Firewall
3 9 (3.32%) DNS
3 9 (3.32%) VPN
4 7 (2.58%) SSL
5 5 (1.85%) SAN
5 5 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.85%) VoIP
6 4 (1.48%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (1.48%) DHCP
7 3 (1.11%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.74%) Broadband
8 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.74%) PPP
9 1 (0.37%) DDNS
9 1 (0.37%) LAN
9 1 (0.37%) NAS
9 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.49%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (6.64%) MongoDB
2 18 (6.64%) MySQL
3 14 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 136 (50.18%) Jenkins
2 61 (22.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 54 (19.93%) TeamCity
4 48 (17.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 42 (15.50%) Git (software)
6 39 (14.39%) JIRA
7 19 (7.01%) Travis CI
8 16 (5.90%) Bitbucket
9 13 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (4.43%) Vagrant
11 9 (3.32%) Gradle
12 8 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (2.21%) Hudson
13 6 (2.21%) Maven
14 5 (1.85%) EasyMock
14 5 (1.85%) JUnit
14 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (1.11%) MSBuild
15 3 (1.11%) Subversion
15 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (14.39%) Finance
2 12 (4.43%) Retail
3 10 (3.69%) Law
4 6 (2.21%) Marketing
5 5 (1.85%) Back Office
5 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.48%) Automotive
7 3 (1.11%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) German Language
8 2 (0.74%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.23%) Node.js
2 23 (8.49%) Elastic Stack
3 20 (7.38%) Sensu
4 18 (6.64%) .NET
5 13 (4.80%) Java EE
6 11 (4.06%) Web Services
7 8 (2.95%) Spring
8 5 (1.85%) EJB
8 5 (1.85%) JSF
9 3 (1.11%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.11%) Kafka
9 3 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.11%) REST
9 3 (1.11%) SOAP
10 2 (0.74%) JSON
10 2 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.74%) WCF
11 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.75%) Private Cloud
3 19 (7.01%) Internet of Things
4 17 (6.27%) Fintech
5 7 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.85%) Wiki
7 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 195 (71.96%) Linux
2 113 (41.70%) Windows
3 32 (11.81%) Unix
4 25 (9.23%) CentOS
5 22 (8.12%) Windows Server
6 19 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.06%) Debian
7 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.95%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.95%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.11%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.74%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (100.00%) DevOps
2 129 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (36.16%) Configuration Management
4 79 (29.15%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (16.24%) Open Source
6 42 (15.50%) Scrum
7 41 (15.13%) Software Engineering
8 35 (12.92%) Deployment Automation
9 32 (11.81%) ITIL
10 25 (9.23%) OO
11 22 (8.12%) Continuous Deployment
11 22 (8.12%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.38%) BCP
13 20 (7.38%) Information Security
13 20 (7.38%) Network Virtualisation
14 18 (6.64%) Test Automation
15 17 (6.27%) Asset Management
15 17 (6.27%) Wealth Management
16 15 (5.54%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 135 (49.82%) Python
2 63 (23.25%) SQL
3 59 (21.77%) Ruby
4 54 (19.93%) Bash Shell
4 54 (19.93%) Java
5 32 (11.81%) Perl
5 32 (11.81%) PowerShell
6 26 (9.59%) C#
7 25 (9.23%) Go
8 19 (7.01%) C++
9 11 (4.06%) PHP
10 10 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.32%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.11%) Java 8
14 2 (0.74%) Groovy
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) Clojure
15 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (7.38%) AWS Certification
1 20 (7.38%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.58%) Degree
3 5 (1.85%) RHCE
3 5 (1.85%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.74%) MCITP
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (45.76%) Docker
2 28 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.86%) Active Directory
4 23 (8.49%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.58%) Xen
6 6 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.21%) vSphere
6 6 (2.21%) XenServer
7 2 (0.74%) KVM
7 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.37%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 152 (56.09%) Ansible
2 142 (52.40%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (50.18%) Puppet
4 76 (28.04%) Terraform
5 72 (26.57%) Kubernetes
6 28 (10.33%) Graphite
6 28 (10.33%) Salt
7 26 (9.59%) Packer
8 22 (8.12%) Prometheus
9 13 (4.80%) SCCM
10 10 (3.69%) Consul
11 8 (2.95%) Cobbler
11 8 (2.95%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (2.95%) Grafana
12 6 (2.21%) Nagios
13 5 (1.85%) Opsview
13 5 (1.85%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.74%) Rancher
15 1 (0.37%) CFEngine
15 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (14.02%) Red Hat
2 32 (11.81%) VMware
3 24 (8.86%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.49%) Google
5 20 (7.38%) New Relic
5 20 (7.38%) Trend Micro
6 16 (5.90%) Oracle
7 14 (5.17%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.32%) Aquila
8 9 (3.32%) Intapp
9 3 (1.11%) Cisco
9 3 (1.11%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.74%) HP
10 2 (0.74%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix
11 1 (0.37%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.37%) hybris
11 1 (0.37%) IBM
11 1 (0.37%) NetApp
11 1 (0.37%) SAP