Period
to 16 October 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 64 107
Rank change year-on-year +17 +43 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 300 102 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.42% 3.95% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 4.11% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 237 82 142
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,813 £47,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

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 5,121 2,482 6,266
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.57% 96.16% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,969 2,209 5,081
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Manchester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Manchester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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
Wigan - 3 £47,500 -
Bolton - 1 £47,500 - 1
Salford - 1 £66,417 - 2
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 300 (100.00%) DevOps
2 245 (81.67%) Terraform
3 202 (67.33%) Kubernetes
3 202 (67.33%) AWS
4 180 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (56.00%) Docker
6 151 (50.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 142 (47.33%) Azure
8 133 (44.33%) Linux
9 114 (38.00%) Puppet
10 110 (36.67%) Python
11 101 (33.67%) Ansible
12 100 (33.33%) Configuration Management
13 96 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
14 92 (30.67%) Jenkins
15 85 (28.33%) Bash Shell
16 81 (27.00%) Problem-Solving
17 80 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
18 68 (22.67%) PowerShell
19 66 (22.00%) SC Cleared
19 66 (22.00%) Security Cleared
19 66 (22.00%) Ruby
20 65 (21.67%) Deployment Automation
21 57 (19.00%) Go
22 52 (17.33%) Git (software)
23 49 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
23 49 (16.33%) SaltStack
24 42 (14.00%) Scrum
25 40 (13.33%) Pulumi
26 39 (13.00%) ARM Templates

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 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.67%) Confluence
2 2 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 202 (67.33%) AWS
2 142 (47.33%) Azure
3 80 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 40 (13.33%) Pulumi
5 37 (12.33%) GCP
6 32 (10.67%) Amazon EKS
7 24 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (7.00%) Amazon ECS
8 21 (7.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 21 (7.00%) Azure Key Vault
9 19 (6.33%) Datadog
9 19 (6.33%) Serverless
10 17 (5.67%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (5.67%) GitHub
11 15 (5.00%) SaaS
12 14 (4.67%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (4.33%) IaaS
14 12 (4.00%) PaaS
15 11 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.33%) Network Security
3 6 (2.00%) DNS
4 2 (0.67%) AMQP
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.67%) MySQL
2 24 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (8.00%) Redis
3 17 (5.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (5.67%) MariaDB
3 17 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 92 (30.67%) Jenkins
2 52 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.00%) JIRA
4 21 (7.00%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.33%) GitLab
6 17 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.67%) JMeter
8 8 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (2.33%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.00%) Ant
10 3 (1.00%) Maven
11 2 (0.67%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.33%) Selenium
12 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (10.00%) Social Skills
2 16 (5.33%) Retail
3 15 (5.00%) Finance
4 10 (3.33%) Law
5 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.67%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.33%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.00%) Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (0.67%) Advertising
9 2 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.00%) ARM Templates
2 36 (12.00%) .NET
3 21 (7.00%) OAuth
3 21 (7.00%) OAuth2
4 16 (5.33%) .NET Core
5 10 (3.33%) Web Services
6 8 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.67%) Lambda Expressions
7 4 (1.33%) Java EE
7 4 (1.33%) React
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (1.00%) RESTful
8 3 (1.00%) YAML
9 2 (0.67%) Kafka
9 2 (0.67%) REST
9 2 (0.67%) Spring
9 2 (0.67%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.33%) JSON
10 1 (0.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 17 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.00%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (44.33%) Linux
2 33 (11.00%) Windows
3 12 (4.00%) Unix
4 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.33%) CentOS
6 3 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (100.00%) DevOps
2 180 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (50.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 100 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 81 (27.00%) Problem-Solving
6 65 (21.67%) Deployment Automation
7 49 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (14.00%) Scrum
9 34 (11.33%) SDLC
10 30 (10.00%) Migration
11 22 (7.33%) GitOps
11 22 (7.33%) Microservices
11 22 (7.33%) Service Design
12 21 (7.00%) Network Virtualisation
12 21 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 21 (7.00%) Virtual Environments
13 20 (6.67%) Analytics
14 19 (6.33%) Open Source
14 19 (6.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 17 (5.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.67%) Python
2 85 (28.33%) Bash Shell
3 68 (22.67%) PowerShell
4 66 (22.00%) Ruby
5 57 (19.00%) Go
6 36 (12.00%) C#
6 36 (12.00%) SQL
7 27 (9.00%) Java
8 26 (8.67%) Groovy
9 19 (6.33%) TypeScript
10 18 (6.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (5.67%) PHP
12 8 (2.67%) Perl
13 7 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (22.00%) SC Cleared
1 66 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.33%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.67%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 168 (56.00%) Docker
2 8 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 245 (81.67%) Terraform
2 202 (67.33%) Kubernetes
3 114 (38.00%) Puppet
4 101 (33.67%) Ansible
5 96 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (10.67%) Grafana
7 24 (8.00%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.33%) CFEngine
9 6 (2.00%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.00%) Salt
11 2 (0.67%) Istio
12 1 (0.33%) Packer
12 1 (0.33%) Rancher
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 49 (16.33%) SaltStack
2 18 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.67%) New Relic
4 9 (3.00%) Google
5 8 (2.67%) Oracle
5 8 (2.67%) VMware
6 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.00%) Splunk
8 1 (0.33%) Rackspace