Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 30 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30 +79
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 853 684 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.88% 8.66% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.10% 9.37% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 669 525 322
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 6,512 7,303 6,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.72% 92.51% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,375 6,016 5,904
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -5 19 £42,500 - 3
Altrincham -15 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Stockport +1 8 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bury -1 2 £41,250 -13.16%
Oldham -3 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 500 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (57.56%) Amazon AWS
3 346 (40.56%) Linux
4 324 (37.98%) Java
5 322 (37.75%) Python
6 278 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 270 (31.65%) Docker
8 251 (29.43%) Ansible
9 242 (28.37%) Jenkins
10 237 (27.78%) Puppet
11 236 (27.67%) Continuous Integration
12 204 (23.92%) Opscode Chef
13 194 (22.74%) Software Engineering
14 187 (21.92%) Open Source
15 172 (20.16%) Scrum
16 170 (19.93%) Configuration Management
17 163 (19.11%) Windows
18 161 (18.87%) TDD
19 148 (17.35%) AWS CloudFormation
20 143 (16.76%) Terraform
21 139 (16.30%) SQL
22 133 (15.59%) Kubernetes
23 130 (15.24%) Web Services
23 130 (15.24%) Finance
24 129 (15.12%) JavaScript
24 129 (15.12%) JIRA
25 121 (14.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 121 (14.19%) Spring
26 120 (14.07%) Test Automation
27 116 (13.60%) OO

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 87 (10.20%) Apache
2 80 (9.38%) Confluence
3 51 (5.98%) Apache Spark
4 44 (5.16%) IIS
5 31 (3.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 29 (3.40%) Apache Solr
7 24 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.88%) JBoss
9 13 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.29%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.29%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.17%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.70%) CMS
14 5 (0.59%) nginx
14 5 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.47%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.47%) Drupal
15 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 491 (57.56%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 148 (17.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 100 (11.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 85 (9.96%) Amazon EC2
6 68 (7.97%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (5.51%) Amazon S3
8 42 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
8 42 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 40 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 40 (4.69%) SaaS
10 35 (4.10%) Amazon EMR
11 26 (3.05%) GitHub
12 24 (2.81%) OpenShift
13 18 (2.11%) PaaS
14 16 (1.88%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (1.64%) Serverless
16 11 (1.29%) IaaS
17 7 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.09%) Internet
2 35 (4.10%) Firewall
3 20 (2.34%) DNS
4 19 (2.23%) VPN
5 12 (1.41%) SSL
5 12 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.94%) VoIP
7 7 (0.82%) DHCP
8 5 (0.59%) HTTP
8 5 (0.59%) SAN
8 5 (0.59%) VSAN
9 4 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (0.47%) Skype
10 3 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.35%) LAN
10 3 (0.35%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.35%) WAN
11 2 (0.23%) Broadband
11 2 (0.23%) MPLS
11 2 (0.23%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (12.78%) MongoDB
2 100 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 82 (9.61%) Hadoop
4 71 (8.32%) Big Data
5 61 (7.15%) MySQL
6 47 (5.51%) Amazon RDS
6 47 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.34%) SQL Server
8 36 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 35 (4.10%) Amazon Athena
9 35 (4.10%) Flink
10 13 (1.52%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.06%) Redis
12 8 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.59%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.59%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 242 (28.37%) Jenkins
2 129 (15.12%) JIRA
3 121 (14.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 114 (13.36%) TeamCity
5 113 (13.25%) Git (software)
6 105 (12.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 65 (7.62%) Selenium
8 45 (5.28%) JUnit
9 43 (5.04%) Cucumber
9 43 (5.04%) Gradle
10 42 (4.92%) Maven
11 36 (4.22%) Bitbucket
12 22 (2.58%) gulp
12 22 (2.58%) Vagrant
13 21 (2.46%) EasyMock
13 21 (2.46%) JMeter
14 20 (2.34%) SoapUI
15 19 (2.23%) Hudson
15 19 (2.23%) Subversion
15 19 (2.23%) WebDriver
General
1 130 (15.24%) Finance
2 54 (6.33%) Retail
3 40 (4.69%) Law
4 36 (4.22%) Banking
5 34 (3.99%) Marketing
6 21 (2.46%) Military
7 20 (2.34%) Games
8 18 (2.11%) Electronics
8 18 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.64%) Advertising
10 12 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.06%) Local Government
12 8 (0.94%) Automotive
13 5 (0.59%) Legal
13 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.59%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.35%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 281 (32.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 147 (17.23%) Developer
3 102 (11.96%) Software Engineer
4 91 (10.67%) Java Engineer
5 64 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
5 64 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 61 (7.15%) Java Developer
7 58 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
7 58 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
8 55 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 50 (5.86%) Consultant
10 48 (5.63%) Architect
11 43 (5.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 42 (4.92%) AWS DevOps
13 39 (4.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 38 (4.45%) DevOps Manager
15 35 (4.10%) Senior Developer
16 33 (3.87%) Lead Software Engineer
17 32 (3.75%) .NET Developer
18 31 (3.63%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (15.24%) Web Services
2 121 (14.19%) Spring
3 100 (11.72%) AngularJS
4 97 (11.37%) Node.js
5 89 (10.43%) .NET
6 77 (9.03%) HTML
7 75 (8.79%) React
8 71 (8.32%) RESTful
9 62 (7.27%) CSS
10 61 (7.15%) Kafka
11 43 (5.04%) jQuery
12 36 (4.22%) Spring Boot
13 35 (4.10%) Spark Streaming
14 33 (3.87%) Hibernate
15 31 (3.63%) ASP.NET
15 31 (3.63%) REST
16 29 (3.40%) Elastic Stack
16 29 (3.40%) Java EE
17 28 (3.28%) HTML5
18 27 (3.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.39%) Internet of Things
2 54 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (5.98%) Fintech
4 48 (5.63%) User Experience
5 47 (5.51%) Cloud Native
5 47 (5.51%) Private Cloud
6 31 (3.63%) Public Cloud
7 27 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.99%) Wiki
9 15 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (1.76%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 14 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.94%) Arduino
12 8 (0.94%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.70%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 346 (40.56%) Linux
2 163 (19.11%) Windows
3 55 (6.45%) CentOS
4 42 (4.92%) Unix
5 41 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (3.52%) Windows Server
7 22 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.41%) Debian
10 11 (1.29%) Android
10 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.12%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (27.67%) Continuous Integration
3 194 (22.74%) Software Engineering
4 187 (21.92%) Open Source
5 172 (20.16%) Scrum
6 170 (19.93%) Configuration Management
7 161 (18.87%) TDD
8 120 (14.07%) Test Automation
9 116 (13.60%) OO
10 107 (12.54%) Microservices
11 83 (9.73%) BDD
12 78 (9.14%) Mentoring
13 67 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 66 (7.74%) E-Commerce
15 58 (6.80%) Computer Science
16 57 (6.68%) ITIL
17 56 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (5.98%) MVC
19 50 (5.86%) Cybersecurity
19 50 (5.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 324 (37.98%) Java
2 322 (37.75%) Python
3 139 (16.30%) SQL
4 129 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 111 (13.01%) Ruby
6 110 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 106 (12.43%) C#
8 82 (9.61%) C++
9 76 (8.91%) Java 8
10 66 (7.74%) Perl
11 58 (6.80%) Scala
12 47 (5.51%) PHP
13 39 (4.57%) Go
14 35 (4.10%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.23%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.99%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.88%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.64%) C
18 14 (1.64%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.29%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 103 (12.08%) Degree
2 40 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.57%) Numerate Degree
4 37 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
5 31 (3.63%) AWS Certification
6 24 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.94%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.47%) RHCE
11 4 (0.47%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.23%) MCITP
12 2 (0.23%) MCSA
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.12%) CEH
13 1 (0.12%) CISSP
13 1 (0.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.85%) QA
2 13 (1.52%) GDPR
3 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 270 (31.65%) Docker
2 53 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 52 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
4 51 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (2.58%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (1.06%) vSphere
7 5 (0.59%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.47%) Xen
8 4 (0.47%) XenServer
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) KVM
11 1 (0.12%) pfSense
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 251 (29.43%) Ansible
2 237 (27.78%) Puppet
3 204 (23.92%) Opscode Chef
4 143 (16.76%) Terraform
5 133 (15.59%) Kubernetes
6 62 (7.27%) Salt
7 41 (4.81%) Packer
8 35 (4.10%) Graphite
9 32 (3.75%) Prometheus
10 25 (2.93%) Grafana
11 19 (2.23%) Consul
12 18 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (1.64%) Nagios
14 13 (1.52%) Opsview
14 13 (1.52%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.29%) SCCM
16 10 (1.17%) Cobbler
17 4 (0.47%) Kibana
18 3 (0.35%) CFEngine
19 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (8.32%) VMware
2 60 (7.03%) Google
3 58 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 53 (6.21%) Red Hat
5 41 (4.81%) New Relic
6 40 (4.69%) Trend Micro
7 39 (4.57%) CA Agile Central
8 24 (2.81%) Oracle
9 16 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.76%) Siemens
11 13 (1.52%) Intapp
12 10 (1.17%) Adobe
12 10 (1.17%) SAP
13 9 (1.06%) Aquila
13 9 (1.06%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.94%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.70%) ServiceNow
16 5 (0.59%) hybris
16 5 (0.59%) SaltStack
16 5 (0.59%) Tableau