Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 55 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 +90 +110
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 665 362 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.55% 4.91% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 5.37% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 508 335 117
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £73,900 £66,250 £76,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%

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 7108 6737 6702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.35% 91.32% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 5805 5518
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +1 24 £40,000 - 5
Altrincham +8 21 £45,000 +5.88%
Salford - 17 £42,500 - 1
Rochdale -10 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bolton +6 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Wigan +2 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Oldham +8 3 £26,750 -26.21%
Bury +14 2 £47,500 -5.94%
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 436 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (43.01%) Linux
3 256 (38.50%) Amazon AWS
4 230 (34.59%) Scrum
5 219 (32.93%) Java
6 183 (27.52%) Python
7 179 (26.92%) Puppet
8 166 (24.96%) Continuous Integration
9 159 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 157 (23.61%) Software Engineering
11 149 (22.41%) JavaScript
12 140 (21.05%) SQL
13 136 (20.45%) Jenkins
14 134 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
15 133 (20.00%) Web Services
16 129 (19.40%) Docker
17 124 (18.65%) .NET
18 114 (17.14%) CSS
19 110 (16.54%) MySQL
19 110 (16.54%) HTML
20 108 (16.24%) TDD
21 103 (15.49%) Ansible
22 102 (15.34%) MVC
22 102 (15.34%) Configuration Management
23 100 (15.04%) E-Commerce
24 98 (14.74%) Windows
24 98 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
25 91 (13.68%) Degree
26 87 (13.08%) VMware
27 86 (12.93%) Finance

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 38 (5.71%) Apache
2 32 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 27 (4.06%) Confluence
4 23 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 18 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.41%) nginx
8 15 (2.26%) CloudStack
9 11 (1.65%) Apache Pig
9 11 (1.65%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.50%) IIS
11 7 (1.05%) Drupal
12 6 (0.90%) CMS
12 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.75%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.60%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
15 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.45%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (2.26%) Magento
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.45%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 256 (38.50%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (8.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (5.26%) SaaS
5 30 (4.51%) OpenShift
6 25 (3.76%) Serverless
7 23 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (2.26%) Office 365
11 13 (1.95%) GitHub
12 11 (1.65%) IaaS
12 11 (1.65%) PaaS
13 10 (1.50%) iPaaS
14 9 (1.35%) npm
15 8 (1.20%) Amazon S3
15 8 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.31%) HTTP
2 16 (2.41%) Firewall
2 16 (2.41%) SAN
3 15 (2.26%) Internet
4 11 (1.65%) VPN
5 8 (1.20%) WinSCP
6 6 (0.90%) DNS
6 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.75%) DHCP
7 5 (0.75%) IPsec
8 3 (0.45%) FTP
8 3 (0.45%) LAN
8 3 (0.45%) LDAP
8 3 (0.45%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.30%) Broadband
9 2 (0.30%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.30%) SSL
9 2 (0.30%) WAN
10 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (16.54%) MySQL
2 68 (10.23%) SQL Server
3 56 (8.42%) Big Data
4 53 (7.97%) Hadoop
5 40 (6.02%) MongoDB
6 35 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 29 (4.36%) Relational Database
8 28 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.86%) GIS
11 12 (1.80%) Spatial Data
11 12 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.65%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.65%) Redis
13 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
13 10 (1.50%) SAP HANA
14 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 136 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 84 (12.63%) Git (software)
3 41 (6.17%) JIRA
4 36 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 31 (4.66%) Bitbucket
6 26 (3.91%) Selenium
7 22 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (3.16%) MSTest
9 19 (2.86%) Maven
10 17 (2.56%) JUnit
11 15 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 15 (2.26%) NUnit
12 10 (1.50%) GitLab
12 10 (1.50%) Subversion
12 10 (1.50%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.35%) EasyMock
13 9 (1.35%) Gradle
13 9 (1.35%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 86 (12.93%) Finance
2 70 (10.53%) Retail
3 43 (6.47%) Manufacturing
4 39 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 38 (5.71%) Marketing
6 36 (5.41%) Electronics
7 19 (2.86%) Military
8 15 (2.26%) Automotive
9 9 (1.35%) Games
10 6 (0.90%) Legal
10 6 (0.90%) Local Government
11 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.75%) French Language
11 5 (0.75%) German Language
11 5 (0.75%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.60%) Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (25.11%) Developer
2 147 (22.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 71 (10.68%) Architect
5 56 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 45 (6.77%) PHP Developer
7 39 (5.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 38 (5.71%) Java Engineer
9 37 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
10 36 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
11 33 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
12 32 (4.81%) Java Software Engineer
12 32 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
13 31 (4.66%) .NET Developer
14 30 (4.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 29 (4.36%) Java Developer
15 29 (4.36%) Lead Software Engineer
15 29 (4.36%) Software Developer
16 27 (4.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 25 (3.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (20.00%) Web Services
2 124 (18.65%) .NET
3 114 (17.14%) CSS
4 110 (16.54%) HTML
5 86 (12.93%) Spring
6 85 (12.78%) Node.js
6 85 (12.78%) RESTful
7 84 (12.63%) AngularJS
8 65 (9.77%) React
9 58 (8.72%) jQuery
10 50 (7.52%) ASP.NET
11 46 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (6.77%) HTML5
13 43 (6.47%) REST
14 37 (5.56%) JSON
15 36 (5.41%) XML
16 32 (4.81%) LAMP
17 31 (4.66%) .NET Framework
17 31 (4.66%) RabbitMQ
18 27 (4.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.51%) iPad
4 28 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.21%) User Experience
5 24 (3.61%) Public Cloud
6 20 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.80%) PKI
9 11 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.90%) Social Media
11 4 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.60%) Xbox
12 3 (0.45%) Blog
12 3 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.45%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 286 (43.01%) Linux
2 98 (14.74%) Windows
3 84 (12.63%) Unix
4 42 (6.32%) CentOS
5 33 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.46%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.35%) Android
8 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.05%) Debian
10 6 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Fedora
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (34.59%) Scrum
3 166 (24.96%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (23.61%) Software Engineering
5 108 (16.24%) TDD
6 102 (15.34%) Configuration Management
6 102 (15.34%) MVC
7 100 (15.04%) E-Commerce
8 98 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 80 (12.03%) OO
10 76 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 73 (10.98%) Test Automation
12 71 (10.68%) Microservices
13 66 (9.92%) Open Source
14 63 (9.47%) BDD
15 50 (7.52%) Kanban
16 46 (6.92%) Machine Learning
16 46 (6.92%) RUP
17 45 (6.77%) Use Case
18 44 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 219 (32.93%) Java
2 183 (27.52%) Python
3 149 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 140 (21.05%) SQL
5 86 (12.93%) C++
6 85 (12.78%) PHP
7 84 (12.63%) Ruby
8 83 (12.48%) Bash Shell
9 79 (11.88%) C#
10 65 (9.77%) C
11 50 (7.52%) Shell Script
12 36 (5.41%) Perl
13 28 (4.21%) Go
14 27 (4.06%) T-SQL
15 21 (3.16%) PL/SQL
16 20 (3.01%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.80%) Scala
18 9 (1.35%) PHP 7
19 7 (1.05%) TypeScript
20 6 (0.90%) ES6
Qualifications
1 91 (13.68%) Degree
2 74 (11.13%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 31 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.06%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.90%) MCSE
7 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.45%) MCSA
10 2 (0.30%) MCSD
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCITP
11 1 (0.15%) MCTS
11 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.56%) QA
2 11 (1.65%) SLA
3 10 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.35%) GCP
5 8 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 129 (19.40%) Docker
2 46 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.41%) vSphere
5 15 (2.26%) Xen
5 15 (2.26%) XenServer
6 12 (1.80%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.45%) vCloud
7 3 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 179 (26.92%) Puppet
2 134 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (15.49%) Ansible
4 81 (12.18%) Kubernetes
5 60 (9.02%) Terraform
6 29 (4.36%) Packer
7 25 (3.76%) Cobbler
8 24 (3.61%) Tivoli
9 22 (3.31%) Salt
10 17 (2.56%) Kibana
10 17 (2.56%) Prometheus
11 12 (1.80%) Mesos
12 9 (1.35%) Nagios
13 5 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.75%) Marathon
13 5 (0.75%) rkt
13 5 (0.75%) SCCM
14 1 (0.15%) Grafana
14 1 (0.15%) logstash
14 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (13.08%) VMware
2 60 (9.02%) Google
3 55 (8.27%) Oracle
4 53 (7.97%) Red Hat
5 46 (6.92%) Microsoft
5 46 (6.92%) SAP
6 37 (5.56%) Zend
7 23 (3.46%) EnterpriseDB
8 20 (3.01%) SaltStack
9 14 (2.11%) NetApp
10 9 (1.35%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.35%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.20%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.75%) Cisco
12 5 (0.75%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.60%) Apigee
13 4 (0.60%) Citrix
13 4 (0.60%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.45%) iManage