Period
to 16 July 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 99 138
Rank change year-on-year -18 +39 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 171 237 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.66% 3.23% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 3.34% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 121 186 172
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.80% +21.18%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £36,375
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £65,490
North West median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% +10.00% +11.11%

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 6,167 7,097 8,050
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.81% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,823 5,931 6,797
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Stockport +20 12 £57,500 +64.29%
Salford -26 4 £45,750 +21.20% 4
Bolton +4 2 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Cheadle -3 2 £40,000 -15.79%
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 171 (100.00%) DevOps
2 125 (73.10%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (63.16%) Linux
4 86 (50.29%) Python
4 86 (50.29%) Docker
5 78 (45.61%) Ansible
6 75 (43.86%) Jenkins
6 75 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 73 (42.69%) Kubernetes
8 72 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (38.01%) Bash Shell
10 59 (34.50%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (34.50%) Windows
11 58 (33.92%) Terraform
12 57 (33.33%) Puppet
13 46 (26.90%) Opscode Chef
13 46 (26.90%) Google Cloud Platform
14 44 (25.73%) Ruby
15 41 (23.98%) Configuration Management
16 37 (21.64%) PowerShell
17 35 (20.47%) Git (software)
17 35 (20.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 34 (19.88%) Finance
19 33 (19.30%) TeamCity
20 31 (18.13%) Infrastructure as Code
21 30 (17.54%) Unix
22 29 (16.96%) Test Automation
23 28 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
23 28 (16.37%) Deployment Automation
24 27 (15.79%) Public Cloud

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 22 (12.87%) Confluence
2 15 (8.77%) IIS
3 12 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.68%) Apache
5 7 (4.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.92%) nginx
8 3 (1.75%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 125 (73.10%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (26.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (12.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (12.87%) GitHub
5 15 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (8.77%) Amazon S3
6 11 (6.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (5.85%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (5.85%) Serverless
8 9 (5.26%) IaaS
9 8 (4.68%) PaaS
10 7 (4.09%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (2.92%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (2.92%) SaaS
13 4 (2.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) DNS
2 10 (5.85%) Calico
2 10 (5.85%) DHCP
3 6 (3.51%) Firewall
3 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.51%) VLAN
4 5 (2.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (2.34%) Internet
6 3 (1.75%) Broadband
6 3 (1.75%) SSL
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.58%) NFC
8 1 (0.58%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 17 (9.94%) MySQL
3 8 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.34%) Big Data
5 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.75%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.75%) Redis
6 3 (1.75%) RethinkDB
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 75 (43.86%) Jenkins
2 35 (20.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 35 (20.47%) Git (software)
3 33 (19.30%) TeamCity
4 26 (15.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (13.45%) JIRA
6 13 (7.60%) Travis CI
7 12 (7.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (6.43%) GitLab
9 10 (5.85%) CircleCI
9 10 (5.85%) Maven
10 9 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (5.26%) Vagrant
11 7 (4.09%) Bitbucket Server
11 7 (4.09%) Cucumber
12 6 (3.51%) Selenium
13 4 (2.34%) Codeship
14 3 (1.75%) Gerrit
14 3 (1.75%) GoCD
14 3 (1.75%) Robot Framework
General
1 34 (19.88%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) Node.js
2 14 (8.19%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (5.26%) Sensu
3 9 (5.26%) Web Services
4 8 (4.68%) .NET
5 7 (4.09%) Express
6 5 (2.92%) Java EE
6 5 (2.92%) LAMP
7 4 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.75%) WCF
9 2 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.17%) Spring
9 2 (1.17%) Velocity
10 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.58%) AWS Amplify
10 1 (0.58%) JSON
10 1 (0.58%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.85%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.75%) PKI
4 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.75%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.17%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.17%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (63.16%) Linux
2 59 (34.50%) Windows
3 30 (17.54%) Unix
4 21 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (34.50%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (23.98%) Configuration Management
5 31 (18.13%) Infrastructure as Code
6 29 (16.96%) Test Automation
7 28 (16.37%) Deployment Automation
7 28 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (14.62%) Open Source
9 24 (14.04%) Microservices
10 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (12.28%) Software Engineering
12 20 (11.70%) Coaching
13 19 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 18 (10.53%) Scrum
15 16 (9.36%) SDLC
16 12 (7.02%) Collaborative Working
17 11 (6.43%) Service Design
18 10 (5.85%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.29%) Python
2 65 (38.01%) Bash Shell
3 44 (25.73%) Ruby
4 37 (21.64%) PowerShell
5 24 (14.04%) Java
6 19 (11.11%) SQL
7 14 (8.19%) Perl
8 11 (6.43%) Go
9 10 (5.85%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.26%) C#
11 6 (3.51%) C++
12 4 (2.34%) PHP
13 2 (1.17%) C
13 2 (1.17%) Groovy
13 2 (1.17%) Scala
14 1 (0.58%) COBOL
14 1 (0.58%) R
14 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) AWS Certification
2 11 (6.43%) Degree
3 5 (2.92%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.17%) RHCE
4 2 (1.17%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 86 (50.29%) Docker
2 17 (9.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (2.92%) etcd
6 3 (1.75%) Varnish
6 3 (1.75%) vSphere
7 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.17%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.17%) XenApp
7 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (45.61%) Ansible
2 73 (42.69%) Kubernetes
3 58 (33.92%) Terraform
4 57 (33.33%) Puppet
5 46 (26.90%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (8.77%) Prometheus
7 12 (7.02%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (7.02%) Grafana
7 12 (7.02%) Kibana
8 10 (5.85%) Consul
8 10 (5.85%) Graphite
8 10 (5.85%) Istio
8 10 (5.85%) Salt
9 6 (3.51%) Packer
9 6 (3.51%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.92%) logstash
11 4 (2.34%) CFEngine
12 3 (1.75%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.75%) Rancher
12 3 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (12.87%) VMware
2 21 (12.28%) New Relic
3 18 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 15 (8.77%) AppDynamics
5 13 (7.60%) Splunk
6 12 (7.02%) Google
6 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.85%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.51%) Trend Micro
9 5 (2.92%) CyberArk
10 4 (2.34%) Cisco
10 4 (2.34%) NetApp
10 4 (2.34%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.17%) Citrix
11 2 (1.17%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.17%) HP
11 2 (1.17%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.17%) Veeam
12 1 (0.58%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.58%) Rackspace