The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 153 170
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 112 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.66% 0.86% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 0.87% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 101 26 10
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £39,125
North West median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.23% +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4119 3432 3258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.79% 98.11% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13582 12221 12014
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Wigan - 9 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 3 - -
Oldham - 1 £60,000 - 1
Stockport - 1 £47,500 - 2
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Manchester region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 202 (100.00%) DevOps
2 148 (73.27%) Linux
3 135 (66.83%) Puppet
4 128 (63.37%) Opscode Chef
5 123 (60.89%) Python
6 121 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (42.57%) Ansible
8 80 (39.60%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (38.61%) Amazon AWS
10 77 (38.12%) Configuration Management
11 71 (35.15%) Bash Shell
12 70 (34.65%) Unix
13 68 (33.66%) Ruby
14 66 (32.67%) SQL
15 65 (32.18%) Jenkins
16 61 (30.20%) Java
17 56 (27.72%) Windows
18 55 (27.23%) Microsoft Azure
19 50 (24.75%) Docker
20 48 (23.76%) Scrum
21 43 (21.29%) VMware
22 42 (20.79%) Shell Script
23 38 (18.81%) Xen
23 38 (18.81%) OpenStack
24 36 (17.82%) Oracle
25 33 (16.34%) vSphere
26 32 (15.84%) Continuous Delivery
26 32 (15.84%) Finance
26 32 (15.84%) Red Hat
27 31 (15.35%) .NET

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 38 (18.81%) OpenStack
2 30 (14.85%) CloudStack
3 13 (6.44%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.46%) Apache
4 9 (4.46%) nginx
5 6 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.97%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.48%) JBoss
7 4 (1.98%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.99%) IIS
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.50%) Jetty
10 1 (0.50%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 19 (9.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (38.61%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (27.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (7.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.97%) IaaS
7 5 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (2.48%) PaaS
8 4 (1.98%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.49%) GitHub
10 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.50%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.50%) Heroku
11 1 (0.50%) SaaS
11 1 (0.50%) Trello
11 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.45%) Firewall
1 11 (5.45%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.99%) HTTP
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) Wireless
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.50%) IPsec
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) VLAN
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.40%) Big Data
2 17 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.43%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.93%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.45%) MySQL
7 7 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.49%) SQLite
9 2 (0.99%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.99%) Redis
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 65 (32.18%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.40%) TeamCity
4 15 (7.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (6.44%) JIRA
5 13 (6.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (4.95%) Maven
7 9 (4.46%) GitLab
7 9 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.96%) Ant
8 8 (3.96%) Bitbucket
8 8 (3.96%) ClearCase
8 8 (3.96%) NuGet
8 8 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.47%) Gradle
9 7 (3.47%) Subversion
10 5 (2.48%) Hudson
10 5 (2.48%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.49%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (15.84%) Finance
2 24 (11.88%) Electronics
3 21 (10.40%) Manufacturing
4 20 (9.90%) Marketing
5 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.35%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (2.97%) Node.js
4 5 (2.48%) CSS
4 5 (2.48%) HTML
4 5 (2.48%) LAMP
4 5 (2.48%) Web Services
4 5 (2.48%) XML
5 3 (1.49%) EJB
5 3 (1.49%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (1.49%) Java EE
5 3 (1.49%) JavaBeans
5 3 (1.49%) JAX-RS
5 3 (1.49%) JPA
6 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) Kafka
7 1 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.50%) Servlets
7 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.91%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.95%) iPad
2 10 (4.95%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.99%) Replication
6 2 (0.99%) Wiki
7 1 (0.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 148 (73.27%) Linux
2 70 (34.65%) Unix
3 56 (27.72%) Windows
4 30 (14.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.93%) CentOS
6 10 (4.95%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.47%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.97%) Debian
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) DevOps
2 121 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (39.60%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (38.12%) Configuration Management
5 48 (23.76%) Scrum
6 32 (15.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 30 (14.85%) DSDM
7 30 (14.85%) RUP
8 29 (14.36%) Open Source
9 25 (12.38%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.90%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (9.90%) Machine Learning
11 19 (9.41%) Analytics
11 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (9.41%) Programme Management
12 15 (7.43%) ITIL
13 14 (6.93%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.45%) Refactoring
14 11 (5.45%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (60.89%) Python
2 71 (35.15%) Bash Shell
3 68 (33.66%) Ruby
4 66 (32.67%) SQL
5 61 (30.20%) Java
6 42 (20.79%) Shell Script
7 25 (12.38%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.92%) C++
9 14 (6.93%) Go
10 12 (5.94%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.94%) Perl
11 10 (4.95%) C#
12 5 (2.48%) C
13 4 (1.98%) PHP
14 3 (1.49%) Groovy
15 2 (0.99%) Scala
15 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.46%) Degree
2 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) CCNA
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.50%) MCSE
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.41%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (24.75%) Docker
2 38 (18.81%) Xen
3 33 (16.34%) vSphere
4 29 (14.36%) XenServer
5 25 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (4.46%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.96%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.99%) vCloud
9 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.50%) etcd
9 1 (0.50%) flannel
9 1 (0.50%) NFS
9 1 (0.50%) Postfix
9 1 (0.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 135 (66.83%) Puppet
2 128 (63.37%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (42.57%) Ansible
4 30 (14.85%) Cobbler
4 30 (14.85%) Tivoli
5 25 (12.38%) Terraform
6 15 (7.43%) Packer
7 11 (5.45%) Salt
8 9 (4.46%) Kubernetes
9 5 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.48%) Kibana
9 5 (2.48%) logstash
10 2 (0.99%) Consul
10 2 (0.99%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.99%) Icinga
10 2 (0.99%) Nagios
10 2 (0.99%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.50%) Grafana
11 1 (0.50%) Graphite
11 1 (0.50%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 43 (21.29%) VMware
2 36 (17.82%) Oracle
3 32 (15.84%) Red Hat
4 30 (14.85%) Google
5 29 (14.36%) EnterpriseDB
6 20 (9.90%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.41%) SAP
8 12 (5.94%) Atlassian
9 8 (3.96%) Rackspace
10 7 (3.47%) Cisco
11 5 (2.48%) Aquila
11 5 (2.48%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.50%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.50%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.50%) Juniper
12 1 (0.50%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.50%) Veritas
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