Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 73 51 93
Rank change year-on-year -22 +42 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 222 173 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.99% 5.45% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 5.64% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 167 149 144
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £41,625
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,500 £79,250
North West median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -4.35%

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 5,242 3,067 5,331
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 96.66% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,882 2,725 4,343
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,018
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.73%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,200
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Stockport 0 4 £39,000 -22.00%
DevOps Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 222 (100.00%) DevOps
2 178 (80.18%) Terraform
3 139 (62.61%) AWS
4 116 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (48.65%) Infrastructure as Code
6 107 (48.20%) Azure
7 104 (46.85%) Kubernetes
8 96 (43.24%) CI/CD
9 92 (41.44%) Docker
10 89 (40.09%) Python
11 68 (30.63%) Puppet
12 67 (30.18%) Configuration Management
13 63 (28.38%) Linux
13 63 (28.38%) Ansible
14 57 (25.68%) Jenkins
15 56 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
16 53 (23.87%) AWS CloudFormation
17 45 (20.27%) Bash
17 45 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (20.27%) Security Cleared
17 45 (20.27%) Deployment Automation
18 42 (18.92%) PowerShell
19 40 (18.02%) Git (software)
19 40 (18.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 39 (17.57%) SC Cleared
21 38 (17.12%) Windows
22 36 (16.22%) TeamCity
22 36 (16.22%) Ruby
23 34 (15.32%) ARM Templates
24 33 (14.86%) GCP

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 6 (2.70%) nginx
2 2 (0.90%) Confluence
2 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.90%) IIS
2 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 139 (62.61%) AWS
2 107 (48.20%) Azure
3 53 (23.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 33 (14.86%) GCP
5 32 (14.41%) Azure Monitor
6 30 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 27 (12.16%) Azure Key Vault
8 20 (9.01%) Pulumi
9 16 (7.21%) Amazon EKS
10 14 (6.31%) GitHub
11 12 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (5.41%) IaaS
12 11 (4.95%) SaaS
13 10 (4.50%) Serverless
14 8 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (3.60%) PaaS
15 7 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (3.15%) Datadog
16 6 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
17 5 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.15%) DNS
2 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.35%) HTTP
3 3 (1.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) MySQL
2 15 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 12 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.05%) Redis
5 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.80%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.35%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (25.68%) Jenkins
2 40 (18.02%) Git (software)
3 36 (16.22%) TeamCity
4 23 (10.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (5.86%) GitLab
6 11 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.15%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.15%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.25%) JIRA
8 5 (2.25%) Maven
9 4 (1.80%) Ant
9 4 (1.80%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.35%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.35%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.90%) IBM UrbanCode
12 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.45%) CircleCI
General
1 19 (8.56%) Finance
2 17 (7.66%) Social Skills
3 15 (6.76%) Law
4 13 (5.86%) Retail
5 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (3.15%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.80%) Banking
9 3 (1.35%) Games
9 3 (1.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.32%) ARM Templates
2 27 (12.16%) OAuth
2 27 (12.16%) OAuth2
3 18 (8.11%) .NET
4 7 (3.15%) React
5 6 (2.70%) .NET Core
6 5 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (2.25%) Lambda Expressions
6 5 (2.25%) RESTful
7 4 (1.80%) Node.js
7 4 (1.80%) TensorFlow
8 3 (1.35%) GraphQL
8 3 (1.35%) gRPC
9 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (0.90%) Web Services
10 1 (0.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.76%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (3.15%) Private Cloud
3 6 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.80%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (1.80%) Cyberattack
4 4 (1.80%) Cybercrime
4 4 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.90%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.38%) Linux
2 38 (17.12%) Windows
3 17 (7.66%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.15%) Unix
5 4 (1.80%) AIX
6 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.90%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (100.00%) DevOps
2 116 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (48.65%) Infrastructure as Code
4 96 (43.24%) CI/CD
5 67 (30.18%) Configuration Management
6 45 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (20.27%) Deployment Automation
7 40 (18.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 31 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (12.16%) Network Virtualisation
9 27 (12.16%) Requirements Analysis
9 27 (12.16%) Scrum
9 27 (12.16%) Virtual Environments
10 24 (10.81%) Technology Transformation
11 18 (8.11%) Migration
12 15 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.31%) Fintech
13 14 (6.31%) Microservices
13 14 (6.31%) SDLC
14 13 (5.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.09%) Python
2 45 (20.27%) Bash
3 42 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 36 (16.22%) Ruby
5 26 (11.71%) Go
6 21 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 20 (9.01%) Java
7 20 (9.01%) SQL
8 14 (6.31%) C#
9 12 (5.41%) Groovy
9 12 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.05%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.60%) Perl
12 7 (3.15%) PHP
13 3 (1.35%) C++
13 3 (1.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 45 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.66%) AWS Certification
4 9 (4.05%) Degree
5 7 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.80%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (41.44%) Docker
2 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 178 (80.18%) Terraform
2 104 (46.85%) Kubernetes
3 68 (30.63%) Puppet
4 63 (28.38%) Ansible
5 56 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (4.95%) Cobbler
7 9 (4.05%) Grafana
7 9 (4.05%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.25%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.90%) Kibana
9 2 (0.90%) logstash
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 32 (14.41%) SaltStack
2 22 (9.91%) Google
3 9 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.25%) New Relic
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle
5 4 (1.80%) Perforce
5 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.35%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.35%) Percona
6 3 (1.35%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.35%) Splunk
7 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.90%) VMware