Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 199 256
Rank change year-on-year +46 +57 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 36 24 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.96% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.53% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 14
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £48,594 £54,375 £50,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.15% - -3.70%
75th Percentile £60,500 £71,563 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £76,750 £89,000
North West median annual salary £54,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -16.92% - +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,588 4,568 6,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.05% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,090 3,702 4,920
10th Percentile £31,180 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in Manchester

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in Manchester

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in Manchester

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Senior DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 26 (72.22%) Kubernetes
3 25 (69.44%) AWS
4 24 (66.67%) Terraform
5 18 (50.00%) Docker
6 17 (47.22%) Infrastructure as Code
6 17 (47.22%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) Azure
7 13 (36.11%) Ansible
8 12 (33.33%) GitLab
9 11 (30.56%) Coaching
9 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
10 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
11 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (25.00%) Serverless
11 9 (25.00%) Python
12 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
12 8 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
13 7 (19.44%) Finance
14 6 (16.67%) Law
14 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 6 (16.67%) Puppet

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 25 (69.44%) AWS
2 13 (36.11%) Azure
3 9 (25.00%) Serverless
4 4 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) Azure Logic Apps
4 4 (11.11%) PaaS
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.78%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.78%) GCP
7 1 (2.78%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) GitLab
2 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Apache Flex
1 4 (11.11%) Kafka
1 4 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) Velocity
3 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Alpine Linux
3 4 (11.11%) CentOS
3 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Coaching
4 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 6 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) B2C
8 4 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Go
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) RHCE
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (72.22%) Kubernetes
2 24 (66.67%) Terraform
3 13 (36.11%) Ansible
4 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (16.67%) Istio
5 6 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (2.78%) Grafana
6 1 (2.78%) Packer
6 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Splunk
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) New Relic
4 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) SAP