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

DevOps
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 22 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +38
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 750 751 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.99% 10.11% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 10.88% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 566 614 453
Manchester median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,205
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.35% +16.01%
10th Percentile £37,750 £35,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.38% +8.50% +11.11%

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 5,795 6,901 7,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.68% 92.89% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,611 5,759 6,147
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 22 April 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 April 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 +17 14 £35,750 -20.56% 14
Altrincham -6 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Salford -19 10 £44,500 +22.76% 8
Oldham +14 4 £35,000 - 7
Rochdale +3 4 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Cheadle +4 2 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +12 1 £55,000 +37.50%
DevOps
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 449 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (51.33%) Amazon AWS
3 246 (32.80%) Java
4 245 (32.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 239 (31.87%) Linux
6 222 (29.60%) Software Engineering
7 217 (28.93%) Python
8 191 (25.47%) Docker
9 179 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
10 164 (21.87%) Ansible
11 161 (21.47%) Jenkins
12 152 (20.27%) TDD
13 142 (18.93%) Puppet
14 139 (18.53%) JavaScript
15 134 (17.87%) Open Source
16 130 (17.33%) Terraform
17 126 (16.80%) Windows
18 119 (15.87%) Finance
19 118 (15.73%) MongoDB
20 115 (15.33%) Git (software)
21 113 (15.07%) Node.js
21 113 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
22 108 (14.40%) SQL
23 107 (14.27%) C#
23 107 (14.27%) Configuration Management
23 107 (14.27%) Test Automation
24 106 (14.13%) .NET
24 106 (14.13%) Web Services
25 105 (14.00%) JIRA
26 103 (13.73%) BDD

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 68 (9.07%) Confluence
2 65 (8.67%) Apache
3 53 (7.07%) Apache Spark
3 53 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (5.33%) IIS
5 38 (5.07%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (2.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (1.33%) Drupal
8 8 (1.07%) nginx
8 8 (1.07%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.93%) CMS
10 5 (0.67%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.40%) WordPress
12 2 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 385 (51.33%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (32.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 94 (12.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 59 (7.87%) GitHub
6 54 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (5.33%) Amazon S3
9 38 (5.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 27 (3.60%) Amazon EMR
10 27 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
11 25 (3.33%) Serverless
12 24 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (3.07%) SaaS
14 21 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (2.27%) PaaS
17 15 (2.00%) Heroku
17 15 (2.00%) IaaS
18 11 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.20%) Internet
2 20 (2.67%) Firewall
3 18 (2.40%) DNS
4 13 (1.73%) SSL
5 9 (1.20%) Broadband
5 9 (1.20%) WAN
6 7 (0.93%) DHCP
7 5 (0.67%) VPN
8 4 (0.53%) Network Security
8 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.40%) Calico
9 3 (0.40%) FTP
9 3 (0.40%) HTTP
9 3 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.40%) SAN
9 3 (0.40%) VLAN
9 3 (0.40%) Wireless
10 2 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (15.73%) MongoDB
2 100 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 89 (11.87%) Big Data
4 86 (11.47%) MySQL
5 46 (6.13%) Hadoop
5 46 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (5.20%) SQL Server
7 36 (4.80%) Amazon Athena
8 28 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
8 28 (3.73%) Neo4j
8 28 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.60%) Flink
10 23 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 161 (21.47%) Jenkins
2 115 (15.33%) Git (software)
3 105 (14.00%) JIRA
4 70 (9.33%) TeamCity
5 69 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 66 (8.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 55 (7.33%) Maven
8 52 (6.93%) GitLab
8 52 (6.93%) Selenium
9 46 (6.13%) Gradle
10 44 (5.87%) JUnit
11 35 (4.67%) Bitbucket Server
12 21 (2.80%) Cucumber
12 21 (2.80%) Vagrant
13 20 (2.67%) Gatling
13 20 (2.67%) Spock
14 18 (2.40%) Bitbucket
15 16 (2.13%) MSTest
15 16 (2.13%) SonarQube
15 16 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 119 (15.87%) Finance
2 91 (12.13%) Retail
3 30 (4.00%) Banking
4 25 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.67%) Law
6 15 (2.00%) Local Government
7 14 (1.87%) Automotive
8 13 (1.73%) Games
8 13 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.60%) Marketing
10 6 (0.80%) Electronics
11 5 (0.67%) Legal
11 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 201 (26.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 127 (16.93%) Developer
3 118 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 81 (10.80%) Consultant
5 77 (10.27%) Java Engineer
5 77 (10.27%) Senior Developer
6 62 (8.27%) AWS Engineer
7 60 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 55 (7.33%) Architect
9 51 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
10 39 (5.20%) AWS DevOps
10 39 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
11 38 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 38 (5.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 36 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 35 (4.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 34 (4.53%) Senior Software Engineer
15 33 (4.40%) .NET Developer
16 32 (4.27%) DevOps Consultant
17 29 (3.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (15.07%) Node.js
2 106 (14.13%) .NET
2 106 (14.13%) Web Services
3 97 (12.93%) CSS
4 94 (12.53%) HTML
5 79 (10.53%) Spring
6 77 (10.27%) RESTful
7 75 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 57 (7.60%) Kafka
9 42 (5.60%) HTML5
9 42 (5.60%) React
10 40 (5.33%) React Native
11 39 (5.20%) Elastic Stack
12 38 (5.07%) Spring Boot
13 37 (4.93%) ASP.NET
14 36 (4.80%) Hibernate
15 34 (4.53%) Apache Flex
16 32 (4.27%) jQuery
17 29 (3.87%) JSON
18 28 (3.73%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (7.07%) Fintech
3 51 (6.80%) Cloud Native
4 42 (5.60%) Internet of Things
5 32 (4.27%) Private Cloud
6 30 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (3.33%) Public Cloud
9 23 (3.07%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.40%) Smartphone
11 18 (2.40%) User Experience
12 15 (2.00%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.47%) Infotainment
13 11 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (1.33%) Wiki
15 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.67%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.53%) Blog
18 3 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 239 (31.87%) Linux
2 126 (16.80%) Windows
3 40 (5.33%) Unix
4 32 (4.27%) CentOS
4 32 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (3.87%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.07%) Android
7 16 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.53%) Debian
12 3 (0.40%) SUSE
12 3 (0.40%) Tizen
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (29.60%) Software Engineering
3 179 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (20.27%) TDD
5 134 (17.87%) Open Source
6 107 (14.27%) Configuration Management
6 107 (14.27%) Test Automation
7 103 (13.73%) BDD
8 101 (13.47%) OO
9 89 (11.87%) Mentoring
9 89 (11.87%) Microservices
9 89 (11.87%) Scrum
10 87 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 56 (7.47%) Coaching
12 56 (7.47%) Computer Science
13 53 (7.07%) SDLC
14 50 (6.67%) SOA
15 47 (6.27%) E-Commerce
16 45 (6.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 246 (32.80%) Java
2 217 (28.93%) Python
3 139 (18.53%) JavaScript
4 108 (14.40%) SQL
5 107 (14.27%) C#
6 101 (13.47%) Bash Shell
7 72 (9.60%) Java 8
8 60 (8.00%) C++
9 55 (7.33%) PHP
10 52 (6.93%) Ruby
11 42 (5.60%) Scala
12 33 (4.40%) PowerShell
13 28 (3.73%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.27%) Perl
15 16 (2.13%) C
15 16 (2.13%) PL/SQL
16 15 (2.00%) Go
16 15 (2.00%) Java 9
17 9 (1.20%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.80%) ES6
Qualifications
1 90 (12.00%) Degree
2 54 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (4.13%) AWS Certification
3 31 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
4 27 (3.60%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) RHCE
6 4 (0.53%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) MBA
8 2 (0.27%) CISSP
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CEH
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) MCSA
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) GDPR
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 191 (25.47%) Docker
2 42 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.53%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.40%) etcd
6 3 (0.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.27%) Varnish
7 2 (0.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 164 (21.87%) Ansible
2 142 (18.93%) Puppet
3 130 (17.33%) Terraform
4 102 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (12.53%) Kubernetes
6 30 (4.00%) Salt
7 17 (2.27%) Packer
8 15 (2.00%) Kibana
8 15 (2.00%) Prometheus
9 14 (1.87%) Consul
9 14 (1.87%) Grafana
10 11 (1.47%) logstash
11 8 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.80%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.80%) Graphite
13 5 (0.67%) Istio
13 5 (0.67%) Rancher
13 5 (0.67%) SCCM
14 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.07%) Google
3 43 (5.73%) VMware
4 31 (4.13%) CA Agile Central
5 28 (3.73%) New Relic
5 28 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 24 (3.20%) Adobe
6 24 (3.20%) Trend Micro
7 19 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.53%) Rackspace
8 13 (1.73%) Splunk
9 12 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.33%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.07%) SAP
12 5 (0.67%) Cisco
12 5 (0.67%) CyberArk
13 4 (0.53%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.53%) NetApp
13 4 (0.53%) SaltStack
14 3 (0.40%) HP