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The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 44 87
Rank change year-on-year -69 +43 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 162 274 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.65% 5.96% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 6.40% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 218 94
10th Percentile £38,947 £38,750 £44,875
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £53,715
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £69,688 £73,438
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £87,500
North West median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%

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 5,774 4,281 3,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 93.11% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,714 3,402 2,861
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,020 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,132 £38,750 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford -17 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £47,500 - 1
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following 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.

1 162 (100.00%) DevOps
2 113 (69.75%) Terraform
3 101 (62.35%) Infrastructure as Code
4 98 (60.49%) Azure
5 92 (56.79%) AWS
6 78 (48.15%) CI/CD
7 75 (46.30%) Kubernetes
8 68 (41.98%) Agile
9 66 (40.74%) Python
10 65 (40.12%) Docker
11 62 (38.27%) Linux
12 60 (37.04%) Azure DevOps
13 56 (34.57%) Security Cleared
14 50 (30.86%) Ansible
15 45 (27.78%) PowerShell
16 41 (25.31%) SC Cleared
16 41 (25.31%) Jenkins
17 37 (22.84%) AWS CloudFormation
17 37 (22.84%) Bash
18 34 (20.99%) ARM Templates
19 32 (19.75%) Go
19 32 (19.75%) Windows
20 30 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
21 29 (17.90%) Puppet
22 28 (17.28%) Network Virtualisation
22 28 (17.28%) Azure Active Directory
23 27 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
23 27 (16.67%) OAuth2
23 27 (16.67%) GCP
23 27 (16.67%) Open Source

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 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.62%) Confluence
2 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Maple
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 98 (60.49%) Azure
2 92 (56.79%) AWS
3 60 (37.04%) Azure DevOps
4 37 (22.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 28 (17.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (16.67%) Azure Key Vault
6 27 (16.67%) Azure Monitor
6 27 (16.67%) GCP
7 21 (12.96%) Serverless
8 20 (12.35%) GitHub
9 11 (6.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (6.79%) Azure Pipelines
10 9 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (5.56%) OpenShift
11 8 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (4.94%) GitHub Actions
12 7 (4.32%) Amazon S3
12 7 (4.32%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (2.47%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Network Security
2 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) DHCP
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) SMTP
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (4.94%) MySQL
1 8 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) DynamoDB
3 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.23%) Redis
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (25.31%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.35%) GitLab
4 19 (11.73%) TeamCity
5 17 (10.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (7.41%) IBM UrbanCode
6 12 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (7.41%) Travis CI
7 9 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 6 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.70%) JIRA
9 5 (3.09%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.23%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.62%) Ant
11 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Social Skills
3 8 (4.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.32%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.70%) Law
5 6 (3.70%) Retail
6 4 (2.47%) Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Police
7 3 (1.85%) Games
8 2 (1.23%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.99%) ARM Templates
2 27 (16.67%) OAuth
2 27 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 20 (12.35%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (4.94%) .NET
4 8 (4.94%) Node.js
5 7 (4.32%) YAML
6 5 (3.09%) React
7 4 (2.47%) EJB
7 4 (2.47%) HTML
7 4 (2.47%) Java EE
7 4 (2.47%) JDBC
7 4 (2.47%) JSF
7 4 (2.47%) JSP
7 4 (2.47%) ODBC
7 4 (2.47%) Serverless Framework
7 4 (2.47%) SOAP
7 4 (2.47%) Spring
7 4 (2.47%) XML
8 2 (1.23%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.70%) Cyberattack
4 6 (3.70%) Cybercrime
5 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.09%) User Experience
6 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.27%) Linux
2 32 (19.75%) Windows
3 12 (7.41%) Mesosphere
4 11 (6.79%) Unix
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.47%) Android
6 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) CentOS
8 1 (0.62%) VMS
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) DevOps
2 101 (62.35%) Infrastructure as Code
3 78 (48.15%) CI/CD
4 68 (41.98%) Agile
5 28 (17.28%) Network Virtualisation
6 27 (16.67%) Open Source
6 27 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 27 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
7 25 (15.43%) Configuration Management
7 25 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 21 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 18 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 16 (9.88%) Coaching
11 16 (9.88%) Data Protection
11 16 (9.88%) Scrum
12 14 (8.64%) SDLC
13 12 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
13 12 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.74%) Python
2 45 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 37 (22.84%) Bash
4 32 (19.75%) Go
5 26 (16.05%) Java
6 15 (9.26%) SQL
7 13 (8.02%) C#
8 10 (6.17%) Ruby
9 5 (3.09%) C++
10 4 (2.47%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.47%) R
11 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.85%) Perl
12 2 (1.23%) F#
12 2 (1.23%) Groovy
12 2 (1.23%) Scala
13 1 (0.62%) PHP
13 1 (0.62%) Rust
Qualifications
1 56 (34.57%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (40.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 113 (69.75%) Terraform
2 75 (46.30%) Kubernetes
3 50 (30.86%) Ansible
4 30 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (17.90%) Puppet
6 20 (12.35%) Prometheus
7 15 (9.26%) Consul
8 12 (7.41%) Automic
9 8 (4.94%) Grafana
10 7 (4.32%) HP Fortify
11 3 (1.85%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.23%) Istio
12 2 (1.23%) linkerd
13 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.62%) Graphite
13 1 (0.62%) Kibana
13 1 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (10.49%) Splunk
2 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.41%) Hitachi
4 7 (4.32%) Checkmarx
4 7 (4.32%) Veracode
5 5 (3.09%) Oracle
6 3 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.85%) Google
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) Facebook
7 2 (1.23%) Perforce
8 1 (0.62%) VMware