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to

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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,085 1,008 460
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 18.70% 20.95% 14.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.45% 22.16% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 685 784 380
10th Percentile £38,386 £38,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,947
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 5,579 4,549 2,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 96.17% 94.55% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,847 3,471 2,425
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,764 £32,700
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,265 £66,318 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cheadle +1 25 £55,000 - 1
Salford +3 21 £54,500 -17.94% 24
Oldham -7 11 £71,000 +67.06%
Stockport -6 9 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Altrincham - 8 £50,000 - 1
Bury +13 7 £45,000 -
Bolton -9 6 £55,000 +15.79%
Wigan -3 3 £57,500 -11.54% 1
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 634 (58.43%) Azure
2 623 (57.42%) Agile
3 409 (37.70%) AWS
4 391 (36.04%) Kubernetes
5 318 (29.31%) CI/CD
6 313 (28.85%) Docker
7 297 (27.37%) Software Engineering
8 291 (26.82%) Microsoft
9 280 (25.81%) Python
10 271 (24.98%) Java
11 263 (24.24%) Terraform
12 255 (23.50%) JavaScript
13 250 (23.04%) React
14 243 (22.40%) GCP
15 227 (20.92%) Microservices
15 227 (20.92%) Azure DevOps
16 215 (19.82%) C#
17 207 (19.08%) TDD
18 200 (18.43%) SQL
19 195 (17.97%) Git (software)
20 186 (17.14%) .NET
21 182 (16.77%) Finance
22 178 (16.41%) Mentoring
23 176 (16.22%) Serverless
24 170 (15.67%) Infrastructure as Code
24 170 (15.67%) Test Automation
25 164 (15.12%) Social Skills
26 154 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
27 134 (12.35%) .NET Core
27 134 (12.35%) Analytics

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 25 (2.30%) Apache
2 15 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.29%) Confluence
4 12 (1.11%) CMS
4 12 (1.11%) Umbraco
5 11 (1.01%) nginx
5 11 (1.01%) Sitefinity
6 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.092%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.092%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.092%) Drupal
8 1 (0.092%) JBoss
8 1 (0.092%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.092%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Maple
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.18%) GIMP
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.18%) Pixelmator
4 2 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.092%) Magento
3 1 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 634 (58.43%) Azure
2 409 (37.70%) AWS
3 243 (22.40%) GCP
4 227 (20.92%) Azure DevOps
5 176 (16.22%) Serverless
6 89 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 86 (7.93%) SaaS
8 81 (7.47%) GitHub
9 77 (7.10%) Azure Functions
10 65 (5.99%) Azure Service Bus
11 50 (4.61%) IaaS
12 46 (4.24%) Microsoft 365
13 45 (4.15%) PaaS
14 44 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
14 44 (4.06%) Amazon S3
15 43 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
16 41 (3.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 41 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
17 34 (3.13%) npm
18 32 (2.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 27 (2.49%) HTTP
3 22 (2.03%) DNS
4 21 (1.94%) Internet
5 19 (1.75%) DHCP
6 17 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.47%) WAN
8 11 (1.01%) Firewall
8 11 (1.01%) FTP
9 10 (0.92%) IPsec
10 9 (0.83%) LAN
11 7 (0.65%) SD-WAN
11 7 (0.65%) SNMP
11 7 (0.65%) VSAN
12 6 (0.55%) SAN
13 5 (0.46%) VPN
14 4 (0.37%) Network Security
15 3 (0.28%) AMQP
15 3 (0.28%) MPLS
16 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.74%) NoSQL
3 73 (6.73%) Big Data
4 66 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 56 (5.16%) MySQL
6 54 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 47 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (3.32%) DynamoDB
11 30 (2.76%) Data Lake
12 26 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (2.21%) Power BI
14 22 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
16 20 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (1.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.11%) Neo4j
18 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database
19 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 195 (17.97%) Git (software)
2 116 (10.69%) Jenkins
3 86 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (4.98%) GitLab
5 48 (4.42%) Cypress.io
6 43 (3.96%) TeamCity
7 41 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 37 (3.41%) Travis CI
9 36 (3.32%) JIRA
10 35 (3.23%) IBM UrbanCode
11 31 (2.86%) SonarQube
12 17 (1.57%) Selenium
12 17 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (1.47%) Lerna
14 14 (1.29%) Postman
15 12 (1.11%) Robot Framework
16 10 (0.92%) Bitbucket
17 9 (0.83%) Vagrant
18 8 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 6 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 182 (16.77%) Finance
2 164 (15.12%) Social Skills
3 75 (6.91%) Automotive
4 67 (6.18%) Games
5 57 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (5.25%) Banking
6 51 (4.70%) Law
7 43 (3.96%) Marketing
8 39 (3.59%) Retail
9 36 (3.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 33 (3.04%) Public Sector
11 29 (2.67%) Legal
12 24 (2.21%) Advertising
12 24 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
13 19 (1.75%) Aerospace
14 13 (1.20%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
15 10 (0.92%) Telecoms
16 9 (0.83%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.83%) Police
Job Titles
1 306 (28.20%) Developer
2 128 (11.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (10.23%) Software Engineer
4 72 (6.64%) Architect
5 70 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 64 (5.90%) Java Developer
7 51 (4.70%) Consultant
8 45 (4.15%) .NET Developer
9 44 (4.06%) Software Developer
10 40 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
11 38 (3.50%) Trainee
12 37 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
13 35 (3.23%) Analyst
13 35 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
14 34 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 26 (2.40%) Azure Engineer
15 26 (2.40%) Cloud Consultant
16 25 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
17 22 (2.03%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (23.04%) React
2 186 (17.14%) .NET
3 134 (12.35%) .NET Core
4 128 (11.80%) Node.js
5 121 (11.15%) Spring
6 106 (9.77%) HTML
7 102 (9.40%) CSS
8 101 (9.31%) RESTful
9 97 (8.94%) AngularJS
10 82 (7.56%) REST
11 77 (7.10%) .NET Framework
12 63 (5.81%) Kafka
13 57 (5.25%) Web Services
14 54 (4.98%) Entity Framework
15 49 (4.52%) jQuery
16 48 (4.42%) Spring Boot
17 44 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 40 (3.69%) Elastic Stack
18 40 (3.69%) React Native
19 34 (3.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.82%) User Experience
2 60 (5.53%) Cloud Native
3 49 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (4.15%) Algorithms
5 44 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 40 (3.69%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.04%) Data Centre
8 32 (2.95%) Data Protection Act
9 27 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
10 26 (2.40%) Public Cloud
10 26 (2.40%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.47%) IoT
11 16 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.01%) Cyberattack
12 11 (1.01%) Cybercrime
13 10 (0.92%) NHS
14 9 (0.83%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.83%) Clustering
14 9 (0.83%) Reference Data
15 8 (0.74%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 127 (11.71%) Linux
2 96 (8.85%) Windows
3 56 (5.16%) Android
4 49 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.23%) Mesosphere
6 29 (2.67%) Unix
7 23 (2.12%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.66%) CentOS
9 10 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (57.42%) Agile
2 318 (29.31%) CI/CD
3 297 (27.37%) Software Engineering
4 227 (20.92%) Microservices
5 207 (19.08%) TDD
6 178 (16.41%) Mentoring
7 170 (15.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 170 (15.67%) Test Automation
8 154 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
9 134 (12.35%) Analytics
10 128 (11.80%) Full Stack Development
11 127 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
12 120 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
13 117 (10.78%) Open Source
14 115 (10.60%) Scrum
15 108 (9.95%) OO
16 106 (9.77%) Information Security
17 105 (9.68%) Coaching
18 101 (9.31%) SDLC
19 93 (8.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (25.81%) Python
2 271 (24.98%) Java
3 255 (23.50%) JavaScript
4 215 (19.82%) C#
5 200 (18.43%) SQL
6 129 (11.89%) Go
7 103 (9.49%) PowerShell
8 86 (7.93%) TypeScript
9 81 (7.47%) Bash
10 55 (5.07%) Ruby
11 48 (4.42%) Kotlin
12 42 (3.87%) Scala
13 22 (2.03%) C++
13 22 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.84%) F#
15 17 (1.57%) ES6
16 12 (1.11%) ES7
16 12 (1.11%) ES8
17 7 (0.65%) C
18 6 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.42%) AWS Certification
3 48 (4.42%) CISSP
4 28 (2.58%) CISMP
4 28 (2.58%) GCIH
4 28 (2.58%) SSCP
5 27 (2.49%) Degree
6 26 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.47%) CSSLP
8 9 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.28%) PMP
9 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.18%) CISM
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.39%) QA
2 72 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (5.99%) PCI DSS
4 35 (3.23%) GRC
5 30 (2.76%) NIST
6 29 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (1.75%) SLA
8 14 (1.29%) GDPR
9 6 (0.55%) Accessibility
10 5 (0.46%) PMO
11 2 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
11 2 (0.18%) GxP
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.18%) WCAG
12 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.092%) P3O
System Software
1 313 (28.85%) Docker
2 29 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.55%) vSphere
7 5 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.28%) etcd
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.18%) Ceph
9 2 (0.18%) Lustre
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.092%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.092%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 391 (36.04%) Kubernetes
2 263 (24.24%) Terraform
3 87 (8.02%) Ansible
4 70 (6.45%) Prometheus
5 64 (5.90%) Puppet
6 61 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (4.06%) Grafana
8 39 (3.59%) Consul
9 35 (3.23%) Automic
9 35 (3.23%) Istio
10 26 (2.40%) Nessus
11 15 (1.38%) Kibana
12 13 (1.20%) logstash
13 10 (0.92%) Nagios
14 8 (0.74%) Packer
15 7 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.46%) HP Fortify
17 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
18 3 (0.28%) Bacula
18 3 (0.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 291 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.54%) Google
3 67 (6.18%) Splunk
4 65 (5.99%) Hitachi
5 50 (4.61%) VMware
6 45 (4.15%) Xamarin
7 42 (3.87%) Oracle
8 26 (2.40%) CrowdStrike
9 20 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.75%) QinetiQ
11 17 (1.57%) Cisco
12 12 (1.11%) SolarWinds
13 10 (0.92%) IBM
13 10 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.74%) Apple
14 8 (0.74%) Databricks
14 8 (0.74%) Juniper
14 8 (0.74%) Spotify
15 7 (0.65%) Citrix
15 7 (0.65%) Dell