Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 144 232
Rank change year-on-year -34 +88 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 65 17 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.16% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 34
10th Percentile £63,750 £47,625 £51,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £54,625 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +30.00%
75th Percentile £83,750 £66,875 £84,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,500 £87,500
North West median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +23.81%

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 5,211 2,525 6,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.66% 96.12% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,035 2,254 5,051
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,538
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +12.78% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 65 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (87.69%) AWS
3 54 (83.08%) Terraform
4 51 (78.46%) Docker
5 49 (75.38%) Kubernetes
6 43 (66.15%) Jenkins
7 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (64.62%) Ansible
8 41 (63.08%) Infrastructure as Code
8 41 (63.08%) Azure
9 31 (47.69%) Linux
9 31 (47.69%) SDLC
10 30 (46.15%) SC Cleared
10 30 (46.15%) Security Cleared
11 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
12 23 (35.38%) Bash Shell
13 22 (33.85%) JIRA
13 22 (33.85%) Python
13 22 (33.85%) Service Design
13 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (33.85%) GitOps
14 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
15 14 (21.54%) Social Skills
16 11 (16.92%) GCP
16 11 (16.92%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (16.92%) Puppet
17 10 (15.38%) Amazon ECS
18 8 (12.31%) Deployment Automation
18 8 (12.31%) DataOps

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:

Cloud Services
1 57 (87.69%) AWS
2 41 (63.08%) Azure
3 11 (16.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (16.92%) GCP
4 10 (15.38%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (12.31%) SaaS
6 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (9.23%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (9.23%) Serverless
7 4 (6.15%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (4.62%) GitHub
9 2 (3.08%) IaaS
9 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.08%) PaaS
10 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (66.15%) Jenkins
2 22 (33.85%) JIRA
3 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) GitLab
6 1 (1.54%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.54%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (21.54%) Social Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) Java EE
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.08%) Kafka
3 2 (3.08%) REST
3 2 (3.08%) Spring
3 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.23%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (63.08%) Infrastructure as Code
4 31 (47.69%) SDLC
5 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 22 (33.85%) GitOps
6 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (33.85%) Service Design
7 8 (12.31%) DataOps
7 8 (12.31%) Decision-Making
7 8 (12.31%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) Fintech
10 4 (6.15%) Open Source
10 4 (6.15%) Scrum
10 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.15%) Task Automation
11 3 (4.62%) Microservices
12 2 (3.08%) Architecture Governance
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Bash Shell
2 22 (33.85%) Python
3 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.31%) Groovy
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 5 (7.69%) Go
7 4 (6.15%) C++
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 30 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (78.46%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (83.08%) Terraform
2 49 (75.38%) Kubernetes
3 42 (64.62%) Ansible
4 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (16.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.15%) VMware
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle