Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £55,000 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 199 255
Rank change year-on-year +47 +56 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 37 24 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.53% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 15
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £54,375 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £71,563 £73,750
90th Percentile £78,500 £76,750 £101,000
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in Manchester

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in Manchester

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Senior DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (72.97%) Kubernetes
3 26 (70.27%) AWS
4 25 (67.57%) Terraform
5 19 (51.35%) Docker
6 17 (45.95%) Linux
6 17 (45.95%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (37.84%) Ansible
7 14 (37.84%) Azure
8 12 (32.43%) GitLab
8 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) Coaching
9 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
10 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
11 9 (24.32%) Serverless
11 9 (24.32%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
11 9 (24.32%) Python
11 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
12 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (21.62%) Technical Leadership
13 7 (18.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
13 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
13 7 (18.92%) Puppet
13 7 (18.92%) Finance
14 6 (16.22%) Law
14 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared

Senior DevOps 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 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 26 (70.27%) AWS
2 14 (37.84%) Azure
3 9 (24.32%) Serverless
4 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Logic Apps
4 4 (10.81%) PaaS
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (5.41%) GCP
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.70%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (2.70%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (2.70%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.70%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) GitLab
2 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Law
3 4 (10.81%) Games
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Node.js
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Flex
2 4 (10.81%) Kafka
3 3 (8.11%) Velocity
4 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (18.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Alpine Linux
3 4 (10.81%) CentOS
3 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (45.95%) Infrastructure as Code
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Coaching
5 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.62%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
8 6 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.81%) B2C
10 4 (10.81%) Change Management
10 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (10.81%) ITIL
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
1 9 (24.32%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) Go
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) RHCE
4 3 (8.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (72.97%) Kubernetes
2 25 (67.57%) Terraform
3 14 (37.84%) Ansible
4 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (18.92%) Puppet
6 6 (16.22%) Istio
7 1 (2.70%) Grafana
7 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.70%) Packer
7 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Splunk
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) New Relic
4 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) SAP