The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 133 185
Rank change year-on-year +19 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 89 44 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.26% 1.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.32% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 33 5
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 3822 3339 3650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.10% 97.52% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3206 2778 2990
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Altrincham - 6 £45,000 -
Bolton - 6 £37,500 -
Oldham - 3 £47,500 - 1
Stockport - 3 £44,000 - 2
Cheadle - 2 - - 1
Sale - 2 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 154 (100.00%) DevOps
2 103 (66.88%) Linux
3 101 (65.58%) Puppet
4 93 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (57.79%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (49.35%) Configuration Management
7 74 (48.05%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (47.40%) Python
9 61 (39.61%) Ruby
10 58 (37.66%) Jenkins
11 56 (36.36%) Unix
12 52 (33.77%) SQL
13 50 (32.47%) Scrum
14 46 (29.87%) Ansible
14 46 (29.87%) Bash Shell
15 40 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (25.97%) Oracle
16 35 (22.73%) OpenStack
16 35 (22.73%) Windows
17 33 (21.43%) DSDM
17 33 (21.43%) Shell Script
17 33 (21.43%) Xen
17 33 (21.43%) CloudStack
18 32 (20.78%) EnterpriseDB
18 32 (20.78%) vSphere
18 32 (20.78%) XenServer
18 32 (20.78%) Docker
19 30 (19.48%) Java
20 29 (18.83%) RUP
20 29 (18.83%) Tivoli

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 35 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 33 (21.43%) CloudStack
3 16 (10.39%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.44%) WebSphere
5 12 (7.79%) JBoss
6 8 (5.19%) IIS
7 7 (4.55%) Apache
7 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.25%) nginx
9 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.65%) Jetty
10 1 (0.65%) Mongrel
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.19%) IaaS
3 8 (5.19%) PaaS
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.30%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.65%) Heroku
9 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) Firewall
2 10 (6.49%) Kerberos
3 6 (3.90%) HTTP
4 2 (1.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) IPsec
5 1 (0.65%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.25%) Redis
3 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.30%) Big Data
4 2 (1.30%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 58 (37.66%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.34%) TeamCity
4 16 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (8.44%) Subversion
6 11 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (7.14%) Vagrant
7 10 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.19%) Maven
9 7 (4.55%) Ant
9 7 (4.55%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.55%) ClearCase
9 7 (4.55%) Gradle
10 5 (3.25%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.25%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.25%) Selenium
11 4 (2.60%) Hudson
11 4 (2.60%) NuGet
12 3 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (7.79%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Games
2 4 (2.60%) Retail
3 3 (1.95%) Electronics
3 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) .NET
2 10 (6.49%) Web Services
3 7 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (3.25%) Node.js
4 5 (3.25%) REST
5 3 (1.95%) CSS
5 3 (1.95%) HTML
5 3 (1.95%) XML
6 2 (1.30%) Kafka
7 1 (0.65%) LAMP
7 1 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.65%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.90%) iPad
2 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.95%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.65%) Clustering
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.65%) Replication
4 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (66.88%) Linux
2 56 (36.36%) Unix
3 35 (22.73%) Windows
4 21 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (9.74%) CentOS
6 12 (7.79%) Debian
7 7 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.65%) Fedora
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (100.00%) DevOps
2 93 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (49.35%) Configuration Management
4 74 (48.05%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (32.47%) Scrum
6 33 (21.43%) DSDM
7 29 (18.83%) RUP
8 13 (8.44%) OWASP
9 12 (7.79%) ITIL
10 9 (5.84%) Analytics
10 9 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.84%) High Availability
10 9 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.55%) Microservices
11 7 (4.55%) Open Source
12 6 (3.90%) Data Protection
13 5 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.40%) Python
2 61 (39.61%) Ruby
3 52 (33.77%) SQL
4 46 (29.87%) Bash Shell
5 33 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 30 (19.48%) Java
7 28 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 16 (10.39%) Perl
9 10 (6.49%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.84%) C#
11 6 (3.90%) Groovy
12 3 (1.95%) Go
13 2 (1.30%) C
13 2 (1.30%) C++
13 2 (1.30%) Scala
13 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.65%) Erlang
14 1 (0.65%) Korn
14 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) CCNA
2 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.65%) MCSE
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 33 (21.43%) Xen
2 32 (20.78%) Docker
2 32 (20.78%) vSphere
2 32 (20.78%) XenServer
3 18 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.55%) vCloud
5 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.65%) Postfix
7 1 (0.65%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 101 (65.58%) Puppet
2 89 (57.79%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (29.87%) Ansible
4 29 (18.83%) Cobbler
4 29 (18.83%) Tivoli
5 16 (10.39%) Terraform
6 15 (9.74%) Salt
7 12 (7.79%) Packer
8 5 (3.25%) Kibana
8 5 (3.25%) logstash
9 3 (1.95%) Icinga
9 3 (1.95%) Nagios
10 2 (1.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.65%) Cacti
11 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.65%) Graphite
11 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 40 (25.97%) Oracle
2 32 (20.78%) EnterpriseDB
3 24 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 20 (12.99%) VMware
5 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.90%) Google
7 5 (3.25%) Aquila
7 5 (3.25%) Cisco
8 4 (2.60%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.95%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.95%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.65%) Apple
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix
10 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.65%) Juniper
10 1 (0.65%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.65%) Veritas
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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