Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 182 225
Rank change year-on-year +31 +43 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 160 102 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.00% 1.37% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.40% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 95 41
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,000 £76,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +9.76%

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 7786 7278 7156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 6250 5964
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 - 6 £45,000 - 1
Stockport -9 4 £47,500 - 2
Wigan - 2 £37,500 -
Oldham +11 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 160 (100.00%) DevOps
2 126 (78.75%) Linux
3 107 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (66.25%) Puppet
5 103 (64.38%) Python
6 99 (61.88%) Opscode Chef
7 91 (56.88%) Amazon AWS
8 73 (45.63%) Ansible
9 71 (44.38%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (43.13%) Bash Shell
11 66 (41.25%) Unix
11 66 (41.25%) Configuration Management
12 59 (36.88%) Ruby
13 55 (34.38%) Java
13 55 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (31.25%) Jenkins
15 48 (30.00%) SQL
16 45 (28.13%) Docker
17 43 (26.88%) Windows
17 43 (26.88%) VMware
18 42 (26.25%) Shell Script
19 39 (24.38%) Terraform
20 38 (23.75%) Google
21 37 (23.13%) Scrum
22 33 (20.63%) Software Engineering
23 31 (19.38%) Open Source
23 31 (19.38%) Finance
24 29 (18.13%) Google Cloud Platform
24 29 (18.13%) Continuous Delivery
24 29 (18.13%) Red Hat

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 25 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 18 (11.25%) CloudStack
3 13 (8.13%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.25%) nginx
5 9 (5.63%) Apache
6 5 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 91 (56.88%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (18.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (11.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (3.75%) Serverless
7 5 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.50%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.25%) Route 53
10 2 (1.25%) SaaS
11 1 (0.63%) GitHub
11 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Firewall
1 6 (3.75%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) IPsec
2 4 (2.50%) SAN
3 3 (1.88%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.88%) VPN
4 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (11.88%) Big Data
3 18 (11.25%) Hadoop
3 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
4 16 (10.00%) MySQL
5 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.88%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.88%) Redis
7 3 (1.88%) SQLite
8 2 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.25%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.63%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 50 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.88%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.38%) Bitbucket
3 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.38%) Maven
4 5 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.50%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.88%) Ant
6 3 (1.88%) GitLab
6 3 (1.88%) Gradle
6 3 (1.88%) Hudson
6 3 (1.88%) NuGet
7 1 (0.63%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (19.38%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.38%) Electronics
3 15 (9.38%) Marketing
3 15 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.88%) Automotive
4 3 (1.88%) Banking
4 3 (1.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.63%) .NET
2 18 (11.25%) Web Services
3 11 (6.88%) Node.js
4 7 (4.38%) LAMP
5 3 (1.88%) EJB
5 3 (1.88%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.88%) Java EE
5 3 (1.88%) JavaBeans
5 3 (1.88%) JAX-RS
5 3 (1.88%) JPA
5 3 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.88%) React
5 3 (1.88%) Spring
5 3 (1.88%) Struts
6 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.63%) CSS
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Public Cloud
2 4 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.50%) iPad
3 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.25%) Wiki
4 1 (0.63%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.63%) Contactless
4 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.63%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 126 (78.75%) Linux
2 66 (41.25%) Unix
3 43 (26.88%) Windows
4 23 (14.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.25%) CentOS
6 4 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (100.00%) DevOps
2 107 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (44.38%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (41.25%) Configuration Management
5 37 (23.13%) Scrum
6 33 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 31 (19.38%) Open Source
8 29 (18.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (16.25%) DSDM
9 26 (16.25%) RUP
10 17 (10.63%) Continuous Deployment
11 16 (10.00%) Machine Learning
12 15 (9.38%) Analytics
12 15 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (9.38%) Programme Management
12 15 (9.38%) Unit Testing
13 14 (8.75%) Refactoring
14 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 103 (64.38%) Python
2 69 (43.13%) Bash Shell
3 59 (36.88%) Ruby
4 55 (34.38%) Java
5 48 (30.00%) SQL
6 42 (26.25%) Shell Script
7 16 (10.00%) Go
8 15 (9.38%) C++
9 8 (5.00%) PHP
9 8 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.38%) Perl
11 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.63%) C#
12 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 45 (28.13%) Docker
2 20 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.50%) vSphere
2 20 (12.50%) Xen
3 18 (11.25%) XenServer
4 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 106 (66.25%) Puppet
2 99 (61.88%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (45.63%) Ansible
4 39 (24.38%) Terraform
5 24 (15.00%) Cobbler
5 24 (15.00%) Tivoli
6 23 (14.38%) Kubernetes
6 23 (14.38%) Packer
7 15 (9.38%) Salt
8 4 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.50%) Nagios
9 2 (1.25%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.63%) Grafana
10 1 (0.63%) Kibana
10 1 (0.63%) logstash
10 1 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 43 (26.88%) VMware
2 38 (23.75%) Google
3 29 (18.13%) Red Hat
4 24 (15.00%) Oracle
5 23 (14.38%) EnterpriseDB
6 15 (9.38%) SaltStack
6 15 (9.38%) SAP
7 10 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.13%) Cisco
9 4 (2.50%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.88%) Apple
10 3 (1.88%) Facebook
10 3 (1.88%) hybris
11 2 (1.25%) NetApp
12 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.63%) CA
12 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds