Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +34
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 738 848 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.54% 11.53% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.22% 12.68% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 551 668 503
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,051 £79,125 £72,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% 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 6,041 6,689 7,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.43% 90.94% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,819 5,538 6,082
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,334 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 +21 42 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Bolton - 28 £47,500 - 1
Salford -2 21 £52,500 +23.53% 10
Oldham +9 9 £40,000 - 2
Rochdale +8 8 £51,250 +36.67% 2
Cheadle -4 3 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Altrincham +14 2 £50,000 - 4
Bury +1 2 £60,000 +60.00% 3
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 368 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (35.91%) AWS
3 262 (35.50%) Azure
4 197 (26.69%) Linux
5 187 (25.34%) Docker
6 171 (23.17%) Python
7 151 (20.46%) .NET
8 149 (20.19%) Test Automation
9 137 (18.56%) Java
10 134 (18.16%) TDD
11 131 (17.75%) Terraform
12 130 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (17.48%) Software Engineering
14 128 (17.34%) Scrum
14 128 (17.34%) C#
15 127 (17.21%) Kubernetes
16 124 (16.80%) Microservices
17 120 (16.26%) Jenkins
18 117 (15.85%) SQL
19 113 (15.31%) Open Source
20 111 (15.04%) Ansible
21 104 (14.09%) Puppet
22 103 (13.96%) Git (software)
22 103 (13.96%) Microsoft
23 101 (13.69%) JavaScript
24 90 (12.20%) JIRA
25 88 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
26 85 (11.52%) Mentoring
27 84 (11.38%) CSS
28 83 (11.25%) Banking

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 (8.67%) Confluence
2 27 (3.66%) IIS
3 16 (2.17%) Apache
4 13 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.36%) CMS
7 9 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.08%) nginx
9 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.81%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.54%) Liferay
12 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 265 (35.91%) AWS
2 262 (35.50%) Azure
3 78 (10.57%) GCP
4 38 (5.15%) PaaS
5 35 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (4.34%) Serverless
7 30 (4.07%) GitHub
7 30 (4.07%) SaaS
8 28 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (3.79%) IaaS
9 20 (2.71%) Heroku
10 19 (2.57%) Amazon S3
11 18 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (1.76%) Office 365
13 8 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
14 7 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.81%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.07%) DNS
2 27 (3.66%) Firewall
3 20 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.30%) DHCP
5 11 (1.49%) VPN
6 10 (1.36%) WAN
7 9 (1.22%) VLAN
8 8 (1.08%) Wireless
9 7 (0.95%) Skype
10 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.54%) Internet
11 3 (0.41%) Calico
11 3 (0.41%) HTTP
11 3 (0.41%) SMTP
12 2 (0.27%) SNMP
13 1 (0.14%) ATM
13 1 (0.14%) FTP
13 1 (0.14%) Intranet
13 1 (0.14%) Network Security
13 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.72%) NoSQL
3 41 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 40 (5.42%) MySQL
5 20 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.63%) Big Data
7 11 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.95%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.95%) Neo4j
11 6 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.81%) DB2
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.68%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.68%) Power BI
12 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 120 (16.26%) Jenkins
2 103 (13.96%) Git (software)
3 90 (12.20%) JIRA
4 55 (7.45%) Selenium
5 45 (6.10%) GitLab
6 38 (5.15%) Maven
7 36 (4.88%) TeamCity
8 30 (4.07%) JUnit
9 29 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (2.71%) Gatling
12 18 (2.44%) Artifactory
13 15 (2.03%) Bitbucket
13 15 (2.03%) Subversion
14 12 (1.63%) Gerrit
15 11 (1.49%) CircleCI
15 11 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (1.49%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.36%) Ant
16 10 (1.36%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 83 (11.25%) Banking
2 79 (10.70%) Finance
3 69 (9.35%) Retail
4 24 (3.25%) Public Sector
5 20 (2.71%) Automotive
6 18 (2.44%) Games
7 15 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.90%) Law
9 7 (0.95%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Local Government
10 6 (0.81%) Marketing
10 6 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.54%) Advertising
11 4 (0.54%) Back Office
11 4 (0.54%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Housing Association
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 188 (25.47%) Developer
2 180 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (9.89%) Senior Developer
4 72 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 62 (8.40%) .NET Developer
6 44 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 40 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
8 37 (5.01%) Senior DevOps
9 36 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 35 (4.74%) Consultant
10 35 (4.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 32 (4.34%) C# Developer
11 32 (4.34%) Software Developer
12 29 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
13 28 (3.79%) Architect
13 28 (3.79%) Java Developer
14 25 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (3.39%) Quality Engineer
15 23 (3.12%) AWS DevOps
15 23 (3.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (20.46%) .NET
2 84 (11.38%) CSS
3 80 (10.84%) .NET Core
4 78 (10.57%) HTML
5 67 (9.08%) AngularJS
6 64 (8.67%) ASP.NET
7 56 (7.59%) Node.js
7 56 (7.59%) Web Services
8 39 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (4.88%) React
10 31 (4.20%) HTML5
11 30 (4.07%) .NET Framework
11 30 (4.07%) Spring
12 28 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (3.79%) Hibernate
13 25 (3.39%) Vulkan
14 22 (2.98%) CSS3
14 22 (2.98%) RESTful
15 20 (2.71%) REST
15 20 (2.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (8.27%) Smartphone
3 58 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (5.42%) Mobile App
5 34 (4.61%) Public Cloud
6 30 (4.07%) User Experience
7 26 (3.52%) Algorithms
8 24 (3.25%) Cloud Native
9 20 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (2.57%) Data Centre
10 19 (2.57%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.63%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.49%) Robotics
14 8 (1.08%) Wiki
15 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
17 5 (0.68%) IVR
17 5 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 197 (26.69%) Linux
2 80 (10.84%) Windows
3 45 (6.10%) Android
4 36 (4.88%) Unix
5 31 (4.20%) Windows Server
6 30 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.79%) CentOS
8 19 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 17 (2.30%) Tizen
10 13 (1.76%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.63%) Debian
11 12 (1.63%) SUSE
12 5 (0.68%) AIX
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (20.19%) Test Automation
3 134 (18.16%) TDD
4 130 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
5 129 (17.48%) Software Engineering
6 128 (17.34%) Scrum
7 124 (16.80%) Microservices
8 113 (15.31%) Open Source
9 88 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
10 85 (11.52%) Mentoring
11 82 (11.11%) SDLC
12 74 (10.03%) BDD
13 69 (9.35%) Coaching
14 66 (8.94%) Kanban
15 61 (8.27%) Open Source Development
16 60 (8.13%) Infrastructure as Code
17 59 (7.99%) Configuration Management
18 58 (7.86%) MVC
19 56 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
19 56 (7.59%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 171 (23.17%) Python
2 137 (18.56%) Java
3 128 (17.34%) C#
4 117 (15.85%) SQL
5 101 (13.69%) JavaScript
6 79 (10.70%) Bash Shell
7 76 (10.30%) C
8 74 (10.03%) C++
9 49 (6.64%) PHP
10 48 (6.50%) PowerShell
11 45 (6.10%) Ruby
12 34 (4.61%) TypeScript
13 29 (3.93%) Java 8
14 18 (2.44%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.03%) Go
16 13 (1.76%) MATLAB
17 10 (1.36%) Scala
18 9 (1.22%) Kotlin
18 9 (1.22%) Perl
18 9 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (7.72%) Degree
2 22 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.76%) DBS Check
4 11 (1.49%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.68%) MCSA
7 4 (0.54%) MCSE
8 3 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.27%) MCSD
10 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) ECIH
10 1 (0.14%) OSCE
10 1 (0.14%) OSCP
10 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.84%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) ISO 26262
3 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) PMO
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) TickIT
4 2 (0.27%) WCAG
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 187 (25.34%) Docker
2 37 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.57%) vSphere
5 17 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.41%) NFS
7 3 (0.41%) Samba
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.14%) Varnish
9 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 131 (17.75%) Terraform
2 127 (17.21%) Kubernetes
3 111 (15.04%) Ansible
4 104 (14.09%) Puppet
5 62 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.17%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.76%) Grafana
7 13 (1.76%) SCCM
8 12 (1.63%) Kibana
8 12 (1.63%) Nagios
8 12 (1.63%) WSUS
9 10 (1.36%) Graphite
10 9 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.22%) Packer
10 9 (1.22%) Salt
10 9 (1.22%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.81%) vRealize
13 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.54%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 103 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.10%) VMware
3 41 (5.56%) Google
4 27 (3.66%) Oracle
5 23 (3.12%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.30%) QNX
7 16 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.22%) Cisco
10 8 (1.08%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.08%) New Relic
11 7 (0.95%) McAfee
11 7 (0.95%) Splunk
11 7 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.81%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.68%) IBM
13 5 (0.68%) Meraki
13 5 (0.68%) SAP
13 5 (0.68%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.54%) Intapp