Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 33 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 +40 +84
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 857 616 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.78% 7.88% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.02% 8.54% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 664 495 263
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 6,583 7,210 6,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.48% 92.22% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,426 5,977 5,768
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -2 25 £37,747 -16.12% 4
Altrincham +8 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stockport -12 10 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cheadle +7 4 £47,500 -
Bury +1 4 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Oldham +3 2 - -
Rochdale +3 1 £37,500 -25.00%
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 496 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (55.43%) Amazon AWS
3 344 (40.14%) Linux
4 295 (34.42%) Java
5 280 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
6 278 (32.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 276 (32.21%) Python
8 256 (29.87%) Ansible
9 247 (28.82%) Puppet
10 245 (28.59%) Docker
11 235 (27.42%) Jenkins
12 228 (26.60%) Opscode Chef
13 200 (23.34%) Software Engineering
14 182 (21.24%) Scrum
15 170 (19.84%) Windows
16 165 (19.25%) Configuration Management
17 163 (19.02%) JavaScript
17 163 (19.02%) Open Source
18 154 (17.97%) TDD
19 152 (17.74%) SQL
20 140 (16.34%) Finance
20 140 (16.34%) Git (software)
21 134 (15.64%) Test Automation
22 129 (15.05%) Kubernetes
23 126 (14.70%) Microservices
24 123 (14.35%) Ruby
25 122 (14.24%) AWS CloudFormation
26 121 (14.12%) Web Services
27 115 (13.42%) Terraform
28 113 (13.19%) Spring

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 64 (7.47%) Confluence
2 46 (5.37%) IIS
3 37 (4.32%) Apache
4 34 (3.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 29 (3.38%) Apache Solr
6 21 (2.45%) CMS
7 20 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.87%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.75%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.63%) JBoss
11 12 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 11 (1.28%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.28%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.17%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.82%) CloudStack
15 6 (0.70%) Drupal
16 3 (0.35%) nginx
17 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 475 (55.43%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (32.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (14.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 98 (11.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 65 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (5.83%) SaaS
7 47 (5.48%) Amazon S3
8 41 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 39 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
10 38 (4.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 37 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (3.03%) GitHub
13 24 (2.80%) OpenShift
14 22 (2.57%) PaaS
15 15 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
16 14 (1.63%) IaaS
17 12 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
17 12 (1.40%) Serverless
18 11 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
19 6 (0.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.55%) Firewall
2 37 (4.32%) Internet
3 23 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.45%) VPN
5 20 (2.33%) DNS
6 12 (1.40%) HTTP
7 11 (1.28%) SAN
7 11 (1.28%) SSL
8 10 (1.17%) VoIP
9 7 (0.82%) DHCP
10 6 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (0.58%) VSAN
12 4 (0.47%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.35%) LAN
13 3 (0.35%) NAS
13 3 (0.35%) OpenVPN
13 3 (0.35%) Skype
13 3 (0.35%) SMTP
13 3 (0.35%) WAN
14 2 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.97%) MongoDB
2 76 (8.87%) NoSQL
3 71 (8.28%) MySQL
4 51 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
5 48 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 47 (5.48%) SQL Server
7 46 (5.37%) Hadoop
8 40 (4.67%) Big Data
9 36 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.87%) Neo4j
11 13 (1.52%) Redis
12 12 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
12 12 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (1.40%) Flink
13 9 (1.05%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.58%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
17 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 235 (27.42%) Jenkins
2 140 (16.34%) Git (software)
3 105 (12.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 101 (11.79%) TeamCity
5 96 (11.20%) JIRA
6 92 (10.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 57 (6.65%) Selenium
8 47 (5.48%) Cucumber
9 34 (3.97%) Gradle
10 32 (3.73%) Vagrant
11 31 (3.62%) Maven
12 26 (3.03%) Subversion
13 23 (2.68%) gulp
13 23 (2.68%) Hudson
13 23 (2.68%) JUnit
14 22 (2.57%) Bitbucket
15 20 (2.33%) Travis CI
16 17 (1.98%) WebDriver
17 14 (1.63%) Ant
17 14 (1.63%) SonarQube
General
1 140 (16.34%) Finance
2 54 (6.30%) Retail
3 52 (6.07%) Banking
4 42 (4.90%) Marketing
5 36 (4.20%) Law
6 21 (2.45%) Games
6 21 (2.45%) Military
7 20 (2.33%) Electronics
8 19 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.98%) Advertising
10 11 (1.28%) Automotive
11 9 (1.05%) Local Government
12 6 (0.70%) Back Office
12 6 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.58%) Legal
13 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) German Language
14 2 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 273 (31.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 183 (21.35%) Developer
3 88 (10.27%) Software Engineer
4 69 (8.05%) Java Developer
5 61 (7.12%) Java Engineer
6 60 (7.00%) Senior DevOps
7 58 (6.77%) AWS Engineer
8 57 (6.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 49 (5.72%) Architect
9 49 (5.72%) Java Software Engineer
10 48 (5.60%) AWS DevOps
11 42 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
12 40 (4.67%) Senior Developer
13 39 (4.55%) Test Engineer
14 36 (4.20%) .NET Developer
14 36 (4.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 35 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 33 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
17 31 (3.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 29 (3.38%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (14.12%) Web Services
2 113 (13.19%) Spring
3 104 (12.14%) AngularJS
4 103 (12.02%) .NET
5 93 (10.85%) HTML
6 92 (10.74%) RESTful
7 87 (10.15%) Node.js
8 84 (9.80%) React
9 78 (9.10%) CSS
10 49 (5.72%) jQuery
11 39 (4.55%) REST
12 36 (4.20%) Spring Boot
13 32 (3.73%) ASP.NET
14 30 (3.50%) XML
15 29 (3.38%) HTML5
16 27 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (3.03%) JSON
17 26 (3.03%) Kafka
18 25 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
18 25 (2.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.00%) User Experience
2 51 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.25%) Private Cloud
5 43 (5.02%) Cloud Native
6 39 (4.55%) Fintech
7 31 (3.62%) Internet of Things
8 28 (3.27%) Public Cloud
9 27 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 20 (2.33%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 12 (1.40%) Arduino
13 12 (1.40%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.40%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.17%) Data Centre
16 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
17 7 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 344 (40.14%) Linux
2 170 (19.84%) Windows
3 42 (4.90%) Unix
4 38 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 34 (3.97%) CentOS
6 22 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 18 (2.10%) Android
9 15 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.52%) Debian
12 11 (1.28%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.28%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.23%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.23%) SUSE
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
3 200 (23.34%) Software Engineering
4 182 (21.24%) Scrum
5 165 (19.25%) Configuration Management
6 163 (19.02%) Open Source
7 154 (17.97%) TDD
8 134 (15.64%) Test Automation
9 126 (14.70%) Microservices
10 91 (10.62%) OO
11 88 (10.27%) E-Commerce
12 85 (9.92%) BDD
12 85 (9.92%) Mentoring
13 78 (9.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 70 (8.17%) MVC
15 59 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
16 54 (6.30%) Deployment Automation
17 53 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (5.95%) SOA
19 49 (5.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 295 (34.42%) Java
2 276 (32.21%) Python
3 163 (19.02%) JavaScript
4 152 (17.74%) SQL
5 123 (14.35%) Ruby
6 105 (12.25%) Bash Shell
6 105 (12.25%) C#
7 74 (8.63%) Perl
8 73 (8.52%) C++
9 64 (7.47%) Java 8
10 51 (5.95%) PHP
11 43 (5.02%) Go
12 38 (4.43%) PowerShell
13 34 (3.97%) Scala
14 24 (2.80%) TypeScript
15 23 (2.68%) C
16 18 (2.10%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.75%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.63%) ES6
19 13 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (10.27%) Degree
2 30 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.15%) AWS Certification
4 24 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.45%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.40%) OCPJP
9 10 (1.17%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.70%) RHCE
11 6 (0.70%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.23%) MCITP
13 2 (0.23%) MCSA
13 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.12%) CSQA
14 1 (0.12%) ISEB
14 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.68%) QA
2 15 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.63%) GDPR
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (28.59%) Docker
2 65 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (6.88%) Active Directory
4 47 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (3.97%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.40%) vSphere
6 12 (1.40%) Xen
7 8 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.82%) XenServer
9 5 (0.58%) KVM
9 5 (0.58%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.58%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.12%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 256 (29.87%) Ansible
2 247 (28.82%) Puppet
3 228 (26.60%) Opscode Chef
4 129 (15.05%) Kubernetes
5 115 (13.42%) Terraform
6 60 (7.00%) Salt
7 44 (5.13%) Packer
8 39 (4.55%) Graphite
9 27 (3.15%) Prometheus
10 24 (2.80%) Consul
11 21 (2.45%) Grafana
12 19 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (2.10%) Nagios
14 17 (1.98%) Opsview
14 17 (1.98%) ZABBIX
15 14 (1.63%) SCCM
16 9 (1.05%) Cobbler
17 7 (0.82%) Kibana
18 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
18 2 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 85 (9.92%) VMware
2 79 (9.22%) Google
3 72 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 46 (5.37%) Red Hat
5 41 (4.78%) Oracle
6 38 (4.43%) New Relic
6 38 (4.43%) Trend Micro
7 16 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.87%) SAP
8 15 (1.75%) Siemens
9 13 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
9 13 (1.52%) hybris
9 13 (1.52%) Intapp
9 13 (1.52%) Sitecore
10 12 (1.40%) ATG
11 11 (1.28%) Adobe
11 11 (1.28%) Cisco
11 11 (1.28%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.05%) Aquila
13 8 (0.93%) ServiceNow