Period
to 11 April 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 77 95
Rank change year-on-year +30 +18 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 193 161 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.21% 3.29% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 3.43% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 174 129 160
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,674 £45,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,500 £72,750
North West median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +4.35%

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 3,559 4,694 6,018
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,064 3,798 4,923
10th Percentile £31,215 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,192
Median % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.65%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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
Bolton -4 1 £42,500 -10.53% 1
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 193 (100.00%) DevOps
2 142 (73.58%) Terraform
3 129 (66.84%) AWS
4 120 (62.18%) Kubernetes
5 107 (55.44%) Docker
6 102 (52.85%) Linux
7 79 (40.93%) Infrastructure as Code
8 76 (39.38%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (38.34%) Opscode Chef
10 69 (35.75%) Ansible
11 61 (31.61%) Puppet
12 60 (31.09%) Azure
12 60 (31.09%) AWS CloudFormation
13 59 (30.57%) Python
14 57 (29.53%) Jenkins
15 55 (28.50%) Git (software)
16 48 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (24.35%) Deployment Automation
18 39 (20.21%) Migration
19 35 (18.13%) Configuration Management
20 34 (17.62%) GitLab
20 34 (17.62%) Go
21 33 (17.10%) PowerShell
22 30 (15.54%) SQL
23 28 (14.51%) JavaScript
23 28 (14.51%) Bash Shell
24 26 (13.47%) Scrum
24 26 (13.47%) Serverless
25 24 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
25 24 (12.44%) Coaching

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 10 (5.18%) Apache
2 5 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.55%) CloudStack
4 3 (1.55%) nginx
4 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 129 (66.84%) AWS
2 60 (31.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 60 (31.09%) Azure
3 26 (13.47%) Serverless
4 16 (8.29%) Amazon EKS
5 15 (7.77%) PaaS
6 14 (7.25%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (7.25%) Pulumi
7 13 (6.74%) SaaS
8 12 (6.22%) Amazon ECS
8 12 (6.22%) GCP
9 11 (5.70%) IaaS
10 6 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.59%) Datadog
11 5 (2.59%) OpenShift
12 4 (2.07%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (2.07%) Logic Apps
13 3 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (1.55%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.55%) DNS
2 3 (1.55%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) VLAN
3 2 (1.04%) DHCP
3 2 (1.04%) SNMP
4 1 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.36%) MySQL
2 7 (3.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.11%) Redis
4 5 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (2.59%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (29.53%) Jenkins
2 55 (28.50%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.62%) GitLab
4 12 (6.22%) JIRA
5 11 (5.70%) Artifactory
6 9 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.15%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.07%) Gradle
8 4 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.55%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.55%) Maven
9 3 (1.55%) Selenium
10 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (4.66%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Games
2 8 (4.15%) Law
3 7 (3.63%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.29%) Node.js
2 12 (6.22%) Kafka
3 9 (4.66%) Velocity
4 8 (4.15%) Apache Flex
5 6 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.07%) React
7 3 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (1.55%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.04%) JSON
8 2 (1.04%) Lambda Expressions
8 2 (1.04%) Web Services
8 2 (1.04%) YAML
9 1 (0.52%) .NET
9 1 (0.52%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.52%) Laravel
9 1 (0.52%) LDAP
9 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.74%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.66%) Enterprise Cloud
4 7 (3.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 102 (52.85%) Linux
2 22 (11.40%) Windows
3 15 (7.77%) Unix
4 11 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.15%) CentOS
6 4 (2.07%) Alpine Linux
6 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (100.00%) DevOps
2 79 (40.93%) Infrastructure as Code
3 76 (39.38%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (24.35%) Deployment Automation
6 39 (20.21%) Migration
7 35 (18.13%) Configuration Management
8 26 (13.47%) Scrum
9 24 (12.44%) Coaching
9 24 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (10.88%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.81%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.25%) Infrastructure Automation
14 12 (6.22%) Decision-Making
15 11 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.70%) Fintech
16 10 (5.18%) Data Modelling
16 10 (5.18%) Low Latency
17 9 (4.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.57%) Python
2 34 (17.62%) Go
3 33 (17.10%) PowerShell
4 30 (15.54%) SQL
5 28 (14.51%) Bash Shell
5 28 (14.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.81%) Ruby
7 9 (4.66%) Java
8 7 (3.63%) Perl
9 4 (2.07%) C#
9 4 (2.07%) Rust
9 4 (2.07%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.04%) Groovy
11 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.36%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.84%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.11%) RHCE
5 5 (2.59%) Degree
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (55.44%) Docker
2 8 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 142 (73.58%) Terraform
2 120 (62.18%) Kubernetes
3 74 (38.34%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (35.75%) Ansible
5 61 (31.61%) Puppet
6 12 (6.22%) Istio
7 7 (3.63%) CFEngine
7 7 (3.63%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.07%) Grafana
9 3 (1.55%) Packer
10 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.04%) vRealize
11 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.52%) Consul
11 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.52%) Graphite
11 1 (0.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.22%) Oracle
3 11 (5.70%) SaltStack
4 7 (3.63%) VMware
5 6 (3.11%) EnterpriseDB
5 6 (3.11%) Splunk
6 5 (2.59%) New Relic
7 4 (2.07%) IBM
8 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.04%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.04%) Google
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.52%) SAP