Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Development Operations Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 192 264
Rank change year-on-year +91 +72 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 351 191 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.98% 1.49% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 1.54% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 304 172 84
North West median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £34,475 £36,250 £32,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,374 12,369 11,847
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.69% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,188 9,903 9,988
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the North West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the North West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the North West

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Manchester +63 271 £52,500 +1.94% 32
Cheshire +57 64 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Lancashire - 7 £60,000 - 7
Merseyside +11 6 £55,000 +15.79% 3
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 North West region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 351 (100.00%) DevOps
2 247 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
3 243 (69.23%) Linux
4 201 (57.26%) Ansible
5 198 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
6 192 (54.70%) Puppet
7 184 (52.42%) Jenkins
8 175 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
9 173 (49.29%) Python
10 165 (47.01%) Docker
11 162 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 153 (43.59%) Configuration Management
13 136 (38.75%) Windows
14 131 (37.32%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (27.92%) Kubernetes
16 97 (27.64%) Terraform
17 89 (25.36%) Git (software)
18 80 (22.79%) Ruby
19 73 (20.80%) Java
20 71 (20.23%) SQL
21 69 (19.66%) Bash Shell
22 68 (19.37%) AWS CloudFormation
23 66 (18.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 58 (16.52%) Open Source
25 53 (15.10%) TeamCity
25 53 (15.10%) Google Cloud Platform
26 52 (14.81%) Finance
27 49 (13.96%) Software Engineering
28 48 (13.68%) PowerShell
29 46 (13.11%) VMware

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 35 (9.97%) Confluence
2 21 (5.98%) IIS
3 18 (5.13%) Apache
4 16 (4.56%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.99%) JBoss
6 11 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.28%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.28%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.99%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.99%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.57%) Jetty
11 2 (0.57%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 247 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (19.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 53 (15.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (7.98%) OpenShift
6 25 (7.12%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (6.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (5.98%) Amazon S3
9 19 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 19 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (4.84%) GitHub
11 16 (4.56%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (3.13%) SaaS
13 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.99%) Serverless
14 5 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.14%) IaaS
15 4 (1.14%) Office 365
16 3 (0.85%) AWS Fargate
16 3 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.70%) Firewall
2 16 (4.56%) Internet
3 15 (4.27%) VPN
4 10 (2.85%) DNS
4 10 (2.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.99%) SAN
5 7 (1.99%) SSL
6 5 (1.42%) PPP
6 5 (1.42%) VoIP
7 4 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.85%) DHCP
8 3 (0.85%) NAS
8 3 (0.85%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.57%) Broadband
9 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.57%) LAN
9 2 (0.57%) WAN
10 1 (0.28%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.84%) MySQL
2 23 (6.55%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.99%) Big Data
9 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 184 (52.42%) Jenkins
2 89 (25.36%) Git (software)
3 66 (18.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 53 (15.10%) TeamCity
5 44 (12.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (11.97%) JIRA
7 22 (6.27%) Vagrant
8 18 (5.13%) Travis CI
9 17 (4.84%) Bitbucket
10 14 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (3.70%) Hudson
12 10 (2.85%) Gradle
13 6 (1.71%) Maven
13 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (1.42%) Codeship
14 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
15 4 (1.14%) Ant
15 4 (1.14%) MSBuild
15 4 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 52 (14.81%) Finance
2 14 (3.99%) Retail
3 12 (3.42%) Law
4 7 (1.99%) Marketing
5 6 (1.71%) Advertising
5 6 (1.71%) Automotive
5 6 (1.71%) Back Office
6 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.85%) Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) French Language
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.41%) .NET
1 26 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
2 25 (7.12%) Node.js
2 25 (7.12%) Web Services
3 19 (5.41%) Sensu
4 11 (3.13%) Java EE
5 8 (2.28%) Spring
6 3 (0.85%) EJB
6 3 (0.85%) J2EE
6 3 (0.85%) JSF
6 3 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.85%) REST
6 3 (0.85%) SOAP
6 3 (0.85%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.85%) Spring WebFlux
6 3 (0.85%) Vert.x
7 2 (0.57%) React
7 2 (0.57%) RESTful
7 2 (0.57%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.26%) Public Cloud
2 24 (6.84%) Private Cloud
3 15 (4.27%) Fintech
4 12 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 7 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.14%) NHS
9 3 (0.85%) Wiki
10 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.57%) Smart City
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 243 (69.23%) Linux
2 136 (38.75%) Windows
3 37 (10.54%) Unix
4 28 (7.98%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.84%) CentOS
6 17 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.99%) Debian
8 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.28%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.57%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) Fedora
12 1 (0.28%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (100.00%) DevOps
2 175 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (43.59%) Configuration Management
4 131 (37.32%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (16.52%) Open Source
6 49 (13.96%) Software Engineering
7 46 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 45 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
9 43 (12.25%) Scrum
10 37 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 33 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (6.27%) Continuous Deployment
12 22 (6.27%) ITIL
13 21 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
14 19 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (4.84%) High Availability
15 17 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (4.84%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (49.29%) Python
2 80 (22.79%) Ruby
3 73 (20.80%) Java
4 71 (20.23%) SQL
5 69 (19.66%) Bash Shell
6 48 (13.68%) PowerShell
7 40 (11.40%) Perl
8 35 (9.97%) Go
9 26 (7.41%) C#
10 19 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.27%) C++
12 14 (3.99%) PHP
13 13 (3.70%) JavaScript
14 9 (2.56%) Groovy
15 8 (2.28%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.85%) Java 8
17 2 (0.57%) R
18 1 (0.28%) Clojure
18 1 (0.28%) Scala
18 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (5.98%) AWS Certification
2 10 (2.85%) Degree
2 10 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (2.56%) RHCE
3 9 (2.56%) RHCSA
4 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.57%) MCITP
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (47.01%) Docker
2 42 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 42 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.55%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (6.27%) Xen
5 21 (5.98%) Hyper-V
6 16 (4.56%) VirtualBox
7 15 (4.27%) KVM
8 8 (2.28%) XenServer
9 7 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.99%) vSphere
10 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.28%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.28%) LXC
Systems Management
1 201 (57.26%) Ansible
2 198 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
3 192 (54.70%) Puppet
4 98 (27.92%) Kubernetes
5 97 (27.64%) Terraform
6 37 (10.54%) Packer
7 32 (9.12%) Salt
8 31 (8.83%) Graphite
9 26 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
10 21 (5.98%) Prometheus
11 18 (5.13%) Consul
12 14 (3.99%) Nagios
12 14 (3.99%) SCCM
13 13 (3.70%) Grafana
14 11 (3.13%) Mesos
15 10 (2.85%) Opsview
15 10 (2.85%) ZABBIX
16 8 (2.28%) Cobbler
17 3 (0.85%) Rancher
18 2 (0.57%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 46 (13.11%) VMware
2 45 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 39 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 36 (10.26%) Google
5 22 (6.27%) Oracle
6 19 (5.41%) New Relic
6 19 (5.41%) Trend Micro
7 15 (4.27%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.13%) IBM
9 9 (2.56%) Aquila
9 9 (2.56%) Intapp
10 5 (1.42%) Splunk
11 4 (1.14%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.85%) Citrix
12 3 (0.85%) Facebook
13 2 (0.57%) Cisco
13 2 (0.57%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.28%) HP
14 1 (0.28%) NetApp
14 1 (0.28%) Twitter