Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 40 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 +132
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 815 581 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.18% 7.07% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 7.68% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 638 485 196
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 6,649 7,569 6,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.19% 92.13% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,524 6,380 5,422
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Manchester

DevOps
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Manchester.

Salary trend for DevOps in Manchester

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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
Salford +12 23 £37,747 -24.51% 2
Stockport -9 16 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Rochdale +8 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wigan +2 9 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Cheadle +5 5 £47,500 -
Oldham +16 4 - -
Altrincham +2 3 £42,500 - 1
Bury 0 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Bolton +3 1 £32,500 -29.73%
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 520 (63.80%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
3 320 (39.26%) Linux
4 278 (34.11%) Continuous Integration
5 268 (32.88%) Java
6 245 (30.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 232 (28.47%) Python
8 221 (27.12%) Ansible
9 207 (25.40%) Puppet
10 202 (24.79%) Docker
11 200 (24.54%) Software Engineering
12 199 (24.42%) Scrum
13 196 (24.05%) Jenkins
14 190 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
15 168 (20.61%) Windows
16 156 (19.14%) JavaScript
17 152 (18.65%) Git (software)
18 150 (18.40%) TDD
19 141 (17.30%) SQL
20 139 (17.06%) Finance
21 136 (16.69%) Microservices
22 129 (15.83%) Open Source
23 128 (15.71%) Web Services
24 126 (15.46%) Test Automation
25 115 (14.11%) Configuration Management
26 112 (13.74%) Microsoft
27 110 (13.50%) .NET
28 103 (12.64%) Kubernetes
29 102 (12.52%) Bash Shell
29 102 (12.52%) Degree

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 62 (7.61%) Confluence
2 51 (6.26%) IIS
3 47 (5.77%) Apache
4 33 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 22 (2.70%) CMS
5 22 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.96%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.72%) nginx
8 14 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.86%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.74%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.74%) SAS
12 5 (0.61%) Drupal
13 3 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.37%) JBoss
14 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.37%) GIMP
2 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 426 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (30.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (10.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 85 (10.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 67 (8.22%) SaaS
6 57 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (5.77%) Amazon S3
8 38 (4.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 38 (4.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 36 (4.42%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (4.29%) IaaS
10 35 (4.29%) PaaS
11 24 (2.94%) GitHub
12 22 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (2.58%) OpenShift
13 21 (2.58%) Serverless
14 19 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (1.10%) NuGet
16 8 (0.98%) npm
17 5 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.42%) Internet
2 31 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.68%) DNS
4 24 (2.94%) HTTP
5 22 (2.70%) Firewall
6 12 (1.47%) SAN
6 12 (1.47%) SSL
7 10 (1.23%) VPN
8 9 (1.10%) Broadband
9 6 (0.74%) DHCP
9 6 (0.74%) VSAN
10 5 (0.61%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.61%) RTP
11 4 (0.49%) VoIP
12 3 (0.37%) NAS
12 3 (0.37%) SMTP
13 2 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.25%) FTP
13 2 (0.25%) IPsec
13 2 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.94%) MySQL
2 57 (6.99%) NoSQL
3 52 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 48 (5.89%) Amazon RDS
5 46 (5.64%) SQL Server
6 42 (5.15%) Big Data
6 42 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (4.29%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (1.84%) Redis
11 14 (1.72%) Neo4j
11 14 (1.72%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.98%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.74%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.74%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.61%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 196 (24.05%) Jenkins
2 152 (18.65%) Git (software)
3 76 (9.33%) JIRA
4 66 (8.10%) TeamCity
5 64 (7.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 61 (7.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (4.29%) Selenium
8 34 (4.17%) Vagrant
9 26 (3.19%) Maven
10 25 (3.07%) Gradle
11 24 (2.94%) SonarQube
12 22 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 20 (2.45%) JUnit
14 18 (2.21%) Subversion
15 17 (2.09%) MSTest
15 17 (2.09%) NUnit
16 15 (1.84%) Hudson
17 12 (1.47%) Ant
18 10 (1.23%) GitLab
18 10 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (17.06%) Finance
2 57 (6.99%) Retail
3 49 (6.01%) Marketing
4 41 (5.03%) Banking
5 32 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.19%) Electronics
7 24 (2.94%) Law
8 21 (2.58%) Military
9 20 (2.45%) Advertising
9 20 (2.45%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.72%) Automotive
10 14 (1.72%) Games
10 14 (1.72%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.23%) Local Government
12 6 (0.74%) Back Office
12 6 (0.74%) Legal
13 5 (0.61%) French Language
13 5 (0.61%) German Language
13 5 (0.61%) Japanese Language
13 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 231 (28.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 186 (22.82%) Developer
3 75 (9.20%) Software Engineer
4 68 (8.34%) Architect
5 63 (7.73%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.13%) Senior DevOps
7 49 (6.01%) AWS Engineer
7 49 (6.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 48 (5.89%) Senior Developer
9 46 (5.64%) AWS DevOps
10 44 (5.40%) Java Engineer
11 42 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
12 40 (4.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 39 (4.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 37 (4.54%) .NET Developer
14 37 (4.54%) Java Software Engineer
15 35 (4.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 31 (3.80%) Test Engineer
17 30 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
17 30 (3.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (15.71%) Web Services
2 110 (13.50%) .NET
3 101 (12.39%) Spring
4 89 (10.92%) Node.js
5 86 (10.55%) HTML
6 84 (10.31%) CSS
7 83 (10.18%) RESTful
8 81 (9.94%) AngularJS
9 80 (9.82%) React
10 36 (4.42%) Spring Boot
11 34 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 34 (4.17%) jQuery
12 33 (4.05%) XML
13 31 (3.80%) REST
14 29 (3.56%) ASP.NET
15 28 (3.44%) SOAP
16 24 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (2.94%) WCF
17 22 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 21 (2.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.26%) Computer Science
2 44 (5.40%) User Experience
3 40 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.54%) Private Cloud
6 21 (2.58%) Internet of Things
6 21 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (2.09%) Cloud Native
9 16 (1.96%) Fintech
9 16 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.96%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.84%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 14 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.60%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.35%) Data Centre
14 9 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.98%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.86%) Arduino
16 7 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 320 (39.26%) Linux
2 168 (20.61%) Windows
3 35 (4.29%) Unix
3 35 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.45%) CentOS
6 18 (2.21%) Android
7 17 (2.09%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.61%) Debian
11 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.61%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.49%) AIX
12 4 (0.49%) HPUX
12 4 (0.49%) Solaris
13 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.37%) SUSE
13 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (63.80%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (34.11%) Continuous Integration
3 200 (24.54%) Software Engineering
4 199 (24.42%) Scrum
5 150 (18.40%) TDD
6 136 (16.69%) Microservices
7 129 (15.83%) Open Source
8 126 (15.46%) Test Automation
9 115 (14.11%) Configuration Management
10 88 (10.80%) MVC
11 84 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 84 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
12 73 (8.96%) E-Commerce
13 71 (8.71%) OO
14 69 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (7.61%) BDD
16 59 (7.24%) Mentoring
17 56 (6.87%) Deployment Automation
18 55 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 268 (32.88%) Java
2 232 (28.47%) Python
3 156 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 141 (17.30%) SQL
5 102 (12.52%) Bash Shell
6 98 (12.02%) Ruby
7 90 (11.04%) C#
8 78 (9.57%) C++
9 56 (6.87%) PHP
10 53 (6.50%) Java 8
11 46 (5.64%) Perl
12 43 (5.28%) C
13 38 (4.66%) PowerShell
14 30 (3.68%) Go
15 25 (3.07%) Scala
16 21 (2.58%) T-SQL
17 17 (2.09%) PL/SQL
17 17 (2.09%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.96%) ES6
18 16 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 102 (12.52%) Degree
2 33 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.93%) AWS Certification
4 30 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.09%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.98%) MCSA
9 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.86%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.86%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.74%) MCSE
12 5 (0.61%) SAFe Agilist
13 4 (0.49%) MCP
13 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.49%) RHCE
13 4 (0.49%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.37%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (10.92%) QA
2 46 (5.64%) GCP
3 22 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.72%) SLA
5 5 (0.61%) GDPR
5 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 202 (24.79%) Docker
2 69 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 59 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (4.91%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.70%) Xen
7 16 (1.96%) VirtualBox
7 16 (1.96%) vSphere
8 7 (0.86%) KVM
8 7 (0.86%) XenServer
9 6 (0.74%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (0.49%) pfSense
12 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.37%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.37%) LXC
12 3 (0.37%) Varnish
12 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 221 (27.12%) Ansible
2 207 (25.40%) Puppet
3 190 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (12.64%) Kubernetes
5 90 (11.04%) Terraform
6 46 (5.64%) Salt
7 30 (3.68%) Packer
8 17 (2.09%) Prometheus
9 13 (1.60%) Consul
9 13 (1.60%) Kibana
10 12 (1.47%) Graphite
10 12 (1.47%) Nagios
11 9 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.98%) Grafana
12 8 (0.98%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.86%) Opsview
14 6 (0.74%) SCCM
15 5 (0.61%) logstash
16 4 (0.49%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 112 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 93 (11.41%) Google
3 84 (10.31%) VMware
4 43 (5.28%) Oracle
5 35 (4.29%) New Relic
5 35 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 34 (4.17%) Trend Micro
7 33 (4.05%) SAP
8 15 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.84%) Siemens
8 15 (1.84%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.72%) hybris
10 13 (1.60%) Cisco
10 13 (1.60%) Citrix
11 12 (1.47%) ATG
11 12 (1.47%) IBM
11 12 (1.47%) Rackspace
11 12 (1.47%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.10%) Intapp
12 9 (1.10%) Xamarin