Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 6 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,045 552 657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 18.77% 17.35% 11.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.79% 18.12% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 816 477 521
10th Percentile £41,500 £38,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% -6.25%
75th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £82,500
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,280 3,047 5,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.83% 95.79% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,899 2,701 4,272
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,968
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,312
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Manchester

DevOps
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Manchester.

Salary trend for DevOps in Manchester

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Manchester

DevOps
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 28 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
Bolton +1 22 £58,750 +30.56% 5
Stockport +12 21 £57,500 +6.98%
Altrincham +4 5 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Wigan +1 4 £77,500 +21.57%
Oldham -6 4 - - 1
Salford -14 3 £54,653 +21.45% 4
Bury -2 1 - -
Cheadle -6 1 - - 5
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 611 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (46.51%) Azure
3 470 (44.98%) AWS
4 382 (36.56%) Terraform
5 343 (32.82%) Docker
6 332 (31.77%) Kubernetes
7 295 (28.23%) CI/CD
8 268 (25.65%) Java
9 258 (24.69%) Python
10 253 (24.21%) Software Engineering
11 237 (22.68%) JavaScript
12 184 (17.61%) C#
13 182 (17.42%) React
14 180 (17.22%) Microservices
15 179 (17.13%) Infrastructure as Code
16 175 (16.75%) Scrum
17 167 (15.98%) Finance
18 165 (15.79%) TDD
19 164 (15.69%) Jenkins
20 163 (15.60%) Go
21 158 (15.12%) Social Skills
22 157 (15.02%) SQL
23 156 (14.93%) Git (software)
24 150 (14.35%) AWS CloudFormation
25 147 (14.07%) .NET
26 136 (13.01%) Microsoft
27 134 (12.82%) Linux
28 129 (12.34%) Mentoring
29 125 (11.96%) GCP
29 125 (11.96%) AngularJS

DevOps
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 31 (2.97%) Confluence
2 11 (1.05%) Apache
2 11 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 10 (0.96%) IIS
3 10 (0.96%) nginx
4 9 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.48%) CMS
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.19%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.096%) MTS
11 1 (0.096%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 486 (46.51%) Azure
2 470 (44.98%) AWS
3 150 (14.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 125 (11.96%) GCP
5 79 (7.56%) SaaS
6 78 (7.46%) Serverless
7 52 (4.98%) PaaS
8 40 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (3.64%) Power Platform
10 36 (3.44%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (3.44%) GitHub
10 36 (3.44%) IaaS
11 34 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 34 (3.25%) Azure Monitor
12 32 (3.06%) Azure Key Vault
13 31 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 28 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (2.39%) Azure Data Factory
16 21 (2.01%) Amazon EKS
17 20 (1.91%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.24%) Modbus
3 11 (1.05%) DNS
3 11 (1.05%) Firewall
4 10 (0.96%) Internet
5 7 (0.67%) Network Security
6 6 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.57%) RS-422
7 5 (0.48%) VPN
8 4 (0.38%) LAN
8 4 (0.38%) Skype
8 4 (0.38%) WAN
9 3 (0.29%) DHCP
9 3 (0.29%) HTTP
9 3 (0.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.29%) SSL
9 3 (0.29%) Wireless
10 1 (0.096%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.096%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.096%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.93%) NoSQL
3 52 (4.98%) Relational Database
4 47 (4.50%) MySQL
5 43 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.97%) Power BI
8 30 (2.87%) Big Data
9 22 (2.11%) Data Lake
10 20 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.44%) Blockchain
13 15 (1.44%) Redis
14 14 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.96%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.86%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 164 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 156 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 68 (6.51%) JIRA
4 38 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 36 (3.44%) Maven
6 34 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 31 (2.97%) GitLab
8 27 (2.58%) SonarQube
9 26 (2.49%) Selenium
10 24 (2.30%) JUnit
11 22 (2.11%) Bitbucket
12 20 (1.91%) Gradle
13 19 (1.82%) CircleCI
13 19 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.44%) Cypress.io
16 14 (1.34%) Postman
17 12 (1.15%) JMeter
18 11 (1.05%) Mockito
18 11 (1.05%) TestNG
General
1 167 (15.98%) Finance
2 158 (15.12%) Social Skills
3 68 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.65%) Games
5 57 (5.45%) Law
6 53 (5.07%) Public Sector
7 44 (4.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 35 (3.35%) Retail
9 30 (2.87%) Banking
10 23 (2.20%) Legal
11 21 (2.01%) Marketing
12 20 (1.91%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.82%) Financial Institution
14 18 (1.72%) French Language
15 16 (1.53%) Advertising
15 16 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
16 12 (1.15%) Telecoms
17 11 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
18 9 (0.86%) Local Government
19 8 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 252 (24.11%) Developer
2 222 (21.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 130 (12.44%) Software Engineer
4 80 (7.66%) Architect
5 73 (6.99%) Senior Developer
6 71 (6.79%) AWS Engineer
7 61 (5.84%) Azure Engineer
8 51 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 45 (4.31%) AWS DevOps
9 45 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 44 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 43 (4.11%) Technical Leader
12 40 (3.83%) Java Developer
13 37 (3.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 36 (3.44%) Senior DevOps
14 36 (3.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 35 (3.35%) .NET Developer
16 34 (3.25%) Azure DevOps
17 33 (3.16%) Platform Engineer
18 27 (2.58%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (17.42%) React
2 147 (14.07%) .NET
3 125 (11.96%) AngularJS
4 88 (8.42%) Node.js
4 88 (8.42%) Vue.js
5 79 (7.56%) Spring
6 65 (6.22%) CSS
7 62 (5.93%) .NET Core
7 62 (5.93%) RESTful
8 61 (5.84%) HTML
9 50 (4.78%) Spring Boot
10 47 (4.50%) .NET Framework
11 46 (4.40%) Kafka
12 44 (4.21%) REST
13 40 (3.83%) ARM Templates
14 38 (3.64%) Web Services
15 27 (2.58%) OAuth
15 27 (2.58%) OAuth2
16 24 (2.30%) ASP.NET
17 23 (2.20%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 48 (4.59%) Virtual Team
4 46 (4.40%) Public Cloud
5 34 (3.25%) User Experience
6 32 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
7 26 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
9 17 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.53%) Cyberattack
11 15 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.34%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.05%) Reinsurance
13 11 (1.05%) Smart Home
13 11 (1.05%) Wiki
14 10 (0.96%) Blog
15 9 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.77%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 134 (12.82%) Linux
2 110 (10.53%) Windows
3 32 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.63%) CentOS
6 15 (1.44%) Android
7 12 (1.15%) Unix
8 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.38%) AIX
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.096%) HPUX
11 1 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (28.23%) CI/CD
3 253 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 180 (17.22%) Microservices
5 179 (17.13%) Infrastructure as Code
6 175 (16.75%) Scrum
7 165 (15.79%) TDD
8 129 (12.34%) Mentoring
9 121 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (10.72%) Test Automation
11 98 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
12 96 (9.19%) Coaching
13 90 (8.61%) Configuration Management
14 89 (8.52%) OO
15 86 (8.23%) Migration
16 84 (8.04%) Analytics
17 74 (7.08%) SOLID
18 72 (6.89%) OOP
18 72 (6.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 69 (6.60%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (25.65%) Java
2 258 (24.69%) Python
3 237 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 184 (17.61%) C#
5 163 (15.60%) Go
6 157 (15.02%) SQL
7 94 (9.00%) PowerShell
8 90 (8.61%) TypeScript
9 83 (7.94%) Ruby
10 81 (7.75%) Kotlin
11 78 (7.46%) C++
12 74 (7.08%) Scala
13 59 (5.65%) Bash
14 35 (3.35%) C
15 19 (1.82%) Java 8
16 18 (1.72%) PHP
17 15 (1.44%) Groovy
17 15 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.34%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.34%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 113 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.88%) Degree
4 36 (3.44%) AWS Certification
5 30 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.53%) DBS Check
8 12 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.48%) ISEB
9 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.48%) MCSE
10 4 (0.38%) MCITP
10 4 (0.38%) MCSA
10 4 (0.38%) MCTS
11 3 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CISMP
12 2 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.096%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.096%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.07%) QA
2 14 (1.34%) SLA
3 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.096%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.096%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 343 (32.82%) Docker
2 31 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.38%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.096%) Ceph
8 1 (0.096%) Firmware
8 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 382 (36.56%) Terraform
2 332 (31.77%) Kubernetes
3 119 (11.39%) Ansible
4 85 (8.13%) Puppet
5 68 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (4.69%) Grafana
7 36 (3.44%) Prometheus
8 11 (1.05%) Cobbler
9 7 (0.67%) Packer
10 6 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.48%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.38%) Istio
12 4 (0.38%) SCCM
13 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.19%) Consul
14 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.19%) Kibana
14 2 (0.19%) logstash
14 2 (0.19%) Opsgenie
14 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.69%) Oracle
3 37 (3.54%) Google
4 33 (3.16%) VMware
5 32 (3.06%) SaltStack
6 29 (2.78%) Dynatrace
7 28 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.24%) Citrix
8 13 (1.24%) Databricks
8 13 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.05%) Spotify
10 9 (0.86%) EnterpriseDB
10 9 (0.86%) New Relic
11 8 (0.77%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.57%) Adobe
12 6 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.57%) NEC
12 6 (0.57%) Northgate
13 5 (0.48%) Dell
13 5 (0.48%) TOWER Software