Period
to 28 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 422 771 851
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 15.86% 11.82% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.09% 12.48% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 448 631 705
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 2,470 6,176 6,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.86% 94.69% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,194 4,906 5,432
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £33,250 £28,356 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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
Stockport +15 18 £55,000 - 2
Salford +18 9 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Oldham +4 7 £65,000 +62.50%
Bury +12 4 £25,000 -58.33% 1
Bolton +6 3 £38,750 -18.42% 7
Wigan - 3 £55,000 -
Altrincham +14 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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.

1 208 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (39.10%) AWS
3 155 (36.73%) Azure
4 144 (34.12%) Docker
5 140 (33.18%) Kubernetes
6 133 (31.52%) .NET
7 130 (30.81%) JavaScript
8 119 (28.20%) Microservices
9 117 (27.73%) C#
10 112 (26.54%) Software Engineering
11 106 (25.12%) Python
12 104 (24.64%) Terraform
13 98 (23.22%) Linux
14 95 (22.51%) SQL
15 87 (20.62%) .NET Core
16 76 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (17.30%) TDD
18 72 (17.06%) AngularJS
18 72 (17.06%) React
19 64 (15.17%) CSS
20 62 (14.69%) Microsoft
21 61 (14.45%) HTML
22 60 (14.22%) NoSQL
23 59 (13.98%) Git (software)
23 59 (13.98%) Finance
24 55 (13.03%) Go
25 53 (12.56%) Infrastructure as Code
26 52 (12.32%) Windows
26 52 (12.32%) Jenkins
26 52 (12.32%) Ansible

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 16 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.61%) Apache
3 10 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.13%) IIS
5 7 (1.66%) Confluence
6 6 (1.42%) CMS
6 6 (1.42%) nginx
7 4 (0.95%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.47%) Jadu
9 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.47%) WordPress
10 1 (0.24%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (3.32%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 165 (39.10%) AWS
2 155 (36.73%) Azure
3 43 (10.19%) GCP
4 37 (8.77%) Serverless
5 30 (7.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (7.11%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (5.92%) AWS Lambda
6 25 (5.92%) GitHub
7 24 (5.69%) SaaS
8 16 (3.79%) IaaS
9 14 (3.32%) PaaS
10 9 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.13%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.90%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.42%) AWS CodeBuild
13 6 (1.42%) NuGet
14 5 (1.18%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) Internet
2 5 (1.18%) DNS
2 5 (1.18%) Firewall
2 5 (1.18%) SNMP
2 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.95%) HTTP
3 4 (0.95%) Network Security
3 4 (0.95%) Skype
3 4 (0.95%) VPN
4 3 (0.71%) DHCP
5 2 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.47%) VLAN
5 2 (0.47%) WAN
5 2 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.24%) SAN
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.22%) NoSQL
2 43 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.11%) MongoDB
3 30 (7.11%) MySQL
4 16 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.95%) Big Data
8 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.95%) Redis
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.47%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.47%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.32%) Jenkins
3 27 (6.40%) GitLab
4 22 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (5.21%) JIRA
5 17 (4.03%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.66%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.18%) Maven
9 5 (1.18%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.95%) CircleCI
10 4 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.95%) Selenium
10 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.71%) git-flow
11 3 (0.71%) JUnit
12 2 (0.47%) Protractor
12 2 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 59 (13.98%) Finance
2 25 (5.92%) Law
3 20 (4.74%) Public Sector
4 17 (4.03%) Retail
5 10 (2.37%) Legal
6 7 (1.66%) Marketing
7 6 (1.42%) Games
8 4 (0.95%) Back Office
8 4 (0.95%) Housing Association
8 4 (0.95%) Local Government
9 3 (0.71%) Automotive
9 3 (0.71%) Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (37.20%) Developer
2 114 (27.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (12.56%) .NET Developer
4 42 (9.95%) AWS Engineer
4 42 (9.95%) Software Engineer
5 38 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 31 (7.35%) AWS DevOps
8 28 (6.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 24 (5.69%) Platform Engineer
10 23 (5.45%) Angular Developer
10 23 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.74%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
13 17 (4.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (3.79%) Lead DevOps
15 15 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (31.52%) .NET
2 87 (20.62%) .NET Core
3 72 (17.06%) AngularJS
3 72 (17.06%) React
4 64 (15.17%) CSS
5 61 (14.45%) HTML
6 41 (9.72%) Node.js
7 36 (8.53%) ASP.NET
8 31 (7.35%) Vue.js
9 28 (6.64%) HTML5
9 28 (6.64%) RESTful
10 25 (5.92%) .NET Framework
10 25 (5.92%) Redux
11 24 (5.69%) REST
12 23 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (5.21%) Elastic Stack
13 22 (5.21%) Spring
13 22 (5.21%) Web Services
14 18 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (3.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.64%) User Experience
2 21 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.98%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.66%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.18%) NHS
7 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.95%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.71%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 98 (23.22%) Linux
2 52 (12.32%) Windows
3 23 (5.45%) CentOS
3 23 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.13%) Android
4 9 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.13%) Unix
4 9 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.47%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (28.20%) Microservices
3 112 (26.54%) Software Engineering
4 76 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (17.30%) TDD
6 53 (12.56%) Infrastructure as Code
7 51 (12.09%) E-Commerce
8 42 (9.95%) Configuration Management
9 38 (9.00%) Scrum
10 35 (8.29%) OO
11 33 (7.82%) MVC
12 32 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (6.87%) Test Automation
15 28 (6.64%) High Availability
15 28 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 27 (6.40%) Analytics
16 27 (6.40%) Mentoring
17 26 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (5.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 130 (30.81%) JavaScript
2 117 (27.73%) C#
3 106 (25.12%) Python
4 95 (22.51%) SQL
5 55 (13.03%) Go
6 49 (11.61%) Java
7 44 (10.43%) PowerShell
8 36 (8.53%) Ruby
9 35 (8.29%) TypeScript
10 33 (7.82%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.55%) ES6
12 12 (2.84%) PHP
13 8 (1.90%) C++
13 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.66%) Perl
15 6 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.18%) Groovy
16 5 (1.18%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.18%) VB
17 4 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (5.21%) AWS Certification
2 13 (3.08%) Degree
3 5 (1.18%) RHCE
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.27%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 144 (34.12%) Docker
2 10 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.71%) zsh
5 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 140 (33.18%) Kubernetes
2 104 (24.64%) Terraform
3 52 (12.32%) Ansible
3 52 (12.32%) Puppet
4 34 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (4.74%) Grafana
6 19 (4.50%) Prometheus
7 15 (3.55%) Graphite
8 3 (0.71%) vRealize
9 2 (0.47%) Marathon
9 2 (0.47%) Mesos
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.47%) Rancher
10 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.24%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) Graylog
10 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.24%) Kibana
10 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.74%) Oracle
3 18 (4.27%) Splunk
4 17 (4.03%) Google
5 16 (3.79%) VMware
6 7 (1.66%) New Relic
7 5 (1.18%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.18%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.71%) SAP
9 3 (0.71%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.47%) BT
10 2 (0.47%) Progress
10 2 (0.47%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.47%) Siemens
10 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.47%) Sparx
10 2 (0.47%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.24%) Veeam