Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 137 167
Rank change year-on-year +53 +30 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 254 165 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.73% 2.22% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 2.29% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 216 151 120
Manchester median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,750 £33,975
90th Percentile £67,201 £67,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +22.22% -

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 6,570 7,214 7,099
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,523 5,991 6,121
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.64% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -2 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stockport +15 4 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Salford -1 3 £42,500 - 1
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 254 (100.00%) DevOps
2 183 (72.05%) Amazon AWS
3 179 (70.47%) Linux
4 135 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (53.15%) Docker
5 124 (48.82%) Ansible
6 120 (47.24%) Python
7 118 (46.46%) Opscode Chef
8 116 (45.67%) Puppet
9 112 (44.09%) Jenkins
10 100 (39.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 92 (36.22%) Windows
12 83 (32.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 82 (32.28%) Terraform
14 76 (29.92%) Configuration Management
15 70 (27.56%) Kubernetes
16 61 (24.02%) Bash Shell
17 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (22.83%) TeamCity
19 55 (21.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 51 (20.08%) ITIL
21 49 (19.29%) SQL
22 47 (18.50%) Octopus Deploy
23 46 (18.11%) OO
23 46 (18.11%) Internet
23 46 (18.11%) Finance
23 46 (18.11%) Google Cloud Platform
24 44 (17.32%) Ruby
24 44 (17.32%) Java
25 43 (16.93%) Git (software)

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 37 (14.57%) Confluence
2 21 (8.27%) IIS
3 19 (7.48%) Apache
4 12 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.33%) JBoss
6 9 (3.54%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.79%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 183 (72.05%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (39.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (32.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (18.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (8.27%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (8.27%) Amazon S3
6 20 (7.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (7.87%) Amazon SQS
6 20 (7.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (7.09%) OpenShift
8 16 (6.30%) IBM Cloud
8 16 (6.30%) SaaS
9 10 (3.94%) GitHub
10 9 (3.54%) IaaS
11 5 (1.97%) PaaS
12 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.79%) AWS Fargate
14 1 (0.39%) Akamai
14 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.11%) Internet
2 13 (5.12%) Firewall
3 9 (3.54%) DNS
4 6 (2.36%) DHCP
4 6 (2.36%) SAN
4 6 (2.36%) SSL
5 3 (1.18%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (1.18%) OpenVPN
5 3 (1.18%) VoIP
5 3 (1.18%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) Broadband
6 2 (0.79%) PPP
6 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) VLAN
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (5.51%) MySQL
3 12 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.39%) Redis
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 112 (44.09%) Jenkins
2 58 (22.83%) TeamCity
3 55 (21.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 47 (18.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (16.93%) Git (software)
6 37 (14.57%) JIRA
7 18 (7.09%) Bitbucket
8 16 (6.30%) Travis CI
9 9 (3.54%) Maven
10 8 (3.15%) Gradle
11 6 (2.36%) EasyMock
11 6 (2.36%) JUnit
11 6 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.97%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.97%) Codeship
12 5 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.57%) GitLab
14 3 (1.18%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 46 (18.11%) Finance
2 12 (4.72%) Retail
3 9 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.15%) Marketing
5 6 (2.36%) Law
6 5 (1.97%) Electronics
6 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.66%) Node.js
2 21 (8.27%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (7.09%) Sensu
4 12 (4.72%) Java EE
5 10 (3.94%) .NET
6 9 (3.54%) Spring
7 8 (3.15%) Web Services
8 6 (2.36%) Apache NiFi
8 6 (2.36%) EJB
8 6 (2.36%) JSF
8 6 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.18%) Kafka
9 3 (1.18%) LAMP
9 3 (1.18%) REST
9 3 (1.18%) SOAP
10 2 (0.79%) CSS
10 2 (0.79%) Django
10 2 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.75%) Internet of Things
2 34 (13.39%) Public Cloud
3 22 (8.66%) Private Cloud
4 20 (7.87%) Fintech
5 9 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.36%) Wiki
7 4 (1.57%) Blog
8 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 179 (70.47%) Linux
2 92 (36.22%) Windows
3 38 (14.96%) Unix
4 24 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (7.87%) CentOS
6 19 (7.48%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.94%) Debian
7 10 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.15%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.18%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (100.00%) DevOps
2 135 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.92%) Configuration Management
4 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (20.08%) ITIL
6 46 (18.11%) OO
7 40 (15.75%) BCP
7 40 (15.75%) Information Security
8 35 (13.78%) Open Source
9 32 (12.60%) Software Engineering
10 27 (10.63%) Deployment Automation
10 27 (10.63%) Scrum
11 26 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (9.45%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.87%) Asset Management
13 20 (7.87%) Network Virtualisation
13 20 (7.87%) Wealth Management
14 17 (6.69%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.24%) Python
2 61 (24.02%) Bash Shell
3 49 (19.29%) SQL
4 44 (17.32%) Java
4 44 (17.32%) Ruby
5 37 (14.57%) Perl
6 25 (9.84%) C#
7 21 (8.27%) PowerShell
8 17 (6.69%) C++
9 15 (5.91%) Go
10 11 (4.33%) PHP
11 8 (3.15%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.15%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.18%) Java 8
14 2 (0.79%) Groovy
15 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (15.75%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (9.45%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.97%) Degree
4 4 (1.57%) RHCE
4 4 (1.57%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (53.15%) Docker
2 27 (10.63%) Active Directory
3 23 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (8.66%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (1.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.39%) KVM
8 1 (0.39%) pfSense
8 1 (0.39%) Varnish
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 124 (48.82%) Ansible
2 118 (46.46%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (45.67%) Puppet
4 82 (32.28%) Terraform
5 70 (27.56%) Kubernetes
6 22 (8.66%) Graphite
6 22 (8.66%) Prometheus
7 21 (8.27%) Salt
8 16 (6.30%) Packer
9 8 (3.15%) SCCM
10 6 (2.36%) Cobbler
10 6 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (1.97%) CFEngine
11 5 (1.97%) Consul
12 4 (1.57%) Grafana
12 4 (1.57%) Rancher
13 2 (0.79%) Istio
14 1 (0.39%) Graylog
14 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (13.78%) Red Hat
2 25 (9.84%) VMware
3 20 (7.87%) New Relic
3 20 (7.87%) Trend Micro
4 15 (5.91%) Google
5 13 (5.12%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.94%) Oracle
7 9 (3.54%) Aquila
8 5 (1.97%) Intapp
8 5 (1.97%) SAP
9 4 (1.57%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix
11 1 (0.39%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.39%) HP