Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 249 296
Rank change year-on-year +46 +47 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 187 114 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.41% 0.91% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.94% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 161 104 64
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,725 £32,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +39 156 £52,500 +23.53% 26
Cheshire -18 25 £47,500 +19.50% 8
Merseyside +20 3 £35,000 -33.33% 4
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 187 (100.00%) DevOps
2 144 (77.01%) Linux
3 124 (66.31%) Puppet
4 120 (64.17%) Opscode Chef
4 120 (64.17%) Python
5 114 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (56.15%) Amazon AWS
7 88 (47.06%) Ansible
8 83 (44.39%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (42.25%) Unix
10 78 (41.71%) Bash Shell
11 73 (39.04%) Configuration Management
12 71 (37.97%) Ruby
13 66 (35.29%) Jenkins
13 66 (35.29%) Docker
14 64 (34.22%) Java
15 57 (30.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 53 (28.34%) SQL
17 50 (26.74%) Windows
18 43 (22.99%) VMware
19 42 (22.46%) Terraform
19 42 (22.46%) Shell Script
20 41 (21.93%) Finance
21 40 (21.39%) Scrum
22 39 (20.86%) Software Engineering
23 38 (20.32%) Google
24 35 (18.72%) Open Source
25 32 (17.11%) Red Hat
26 30 (16.04%) Oracle
26 30 (16.04%) Continuous Delivery

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 24 (12.83%) OpenStack
2 18 (9.63%) CloudStack
3 16 (8.56%) Apache
3 16 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.35%) nginx
5 8 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.67%) Confluence
8 4 (2.14%) JBoss
9 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.53%) IIS
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 105 (56.15%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (30.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (14.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (12.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (8.56%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.28%) OpenShift
7 6 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (3.21%) Serverless
8 5 (2.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.07%) GitHub
11 2 (1.07%) PaaS
11 2 (1.07%) Route 53
11 2 (1.07%) SaaS
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Internet
2 6 (3.21%) Firewall
3 5 (2.67%) HTTP
4 4 (2.14%) IPsec
4 4 (2.14%) SAN
5 3 (1.60%) OpenVPN
5 3 (1.60%) VPN
6 2 (1.07%) AMQP
6 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.53%) PBX
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (9.63%) MySQL
3 17 (9.09%) Big Data
3 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.56%) Hadoop
4 16 (8.56%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.81%) Redis
6 8 (4.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.60%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.07%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.07%) SQLite
11 1 (0.53%) DB2
11 1 (0.53%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 66 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.95%) Vagrant
4 11 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 8 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.21%) GitLab
6 6 (3.21%) JIRA
6 6 (3.21%) Maven
7 5 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.14%) Hudson
8 4 (2.14%) NuGet
8 4 (2.14%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.60%) Gradle
9 3 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.07%) Ant
10 2 (1.07%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.53%) PyCharm
11 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.53%) Xdebug
General
1 41 (21.93%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Manufacturing
2 14 (7.49%) Marketing
3 13 (6.95%) Electronics
3 13 (6.95%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.81%) Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Law
6 3 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.30%) .NET
1 23 (12.30%) Web Services
2 13 (6.95%) Node.js
3 8 (4.28%) LAMP
4 5 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.67%) Spring
5 4 (2.14%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.14%) Middleware
6 3 (1.60%) EJB
6 3 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.60%) React
6 3 (1.60%) Struts
6 3 (1.60%) YAML
7 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.07%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.07%) Java EE
7 2 (1.07%) JPA
7 2 (1.07%) Kafka
7 2 (1.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) Public Cloud
2 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.14%) iPad
3 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.07%) User Experience
4 2 (1.07%) Wiki
5 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.53%) Contactless
5 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.53%) RIA
5 1 (0.53%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 144 (77.01%) Linux
2 79 (42.25%) Unix
3 50 (26.74%) Windows
4 27 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (11.23%) CentOS
6 7 (3.74%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.60%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.07%) SUSE
9 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (100.00%) DevOps
2 114 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (44.39%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (39.04%) Configuration Management
5 40 (21.39%) Scrum
6 39 (20.86%) Software Engineering
7 35 (18.72%) Open Source
8 30 (16.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (14.44%) DSDM
9 27 (14.44%) RUP
10 18 (9.63%) Continuous Deployment
11 17 (9.09%) ITIL
12 14 (7.49%) Machine Learning
13 13 (6.95%) Analytics
13 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (6.95%) Programme Management
13 13 (6.95%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.42%) Refactoring
15 10 (5.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (64.17%) Python
2 78 (41.71%) Bash Shell
3 71 (37.97%) Ruby
4 64 (34.22%) Java
5 53 (28.34%) SQL
6 42 (22.46%) Shell Script
7 15 (8.02%) PHP
8 14 (7.49%) Go
9 13 (6.95%) C++
10 12 (6.42%) Perl
11 10 (5.35%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.07%) C#
13 2 (1.07%) Groovy
14 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.21%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) QA
System Software
1 66 (35.29%) Docker
2 21 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.70%) vSphere
3 20 (10.70%) Xen
4 18 (9.63%) XenServer
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.07%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 124 (66.31%) Puppet
2 120 (64.17%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (47.06%) Ansible
4 42 (22.46%) Terraform
5 29 (15.51%) Kubernetes
6 25 (13.37%) Cobbler
6 25 (13.37%) Tivoli
7 23 (12.30%) Packer
8 17 (9.09%) Salt
9 4 (2.14%) Nagios
10 3 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.07%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.53%) Grafana
12 1 (0.53%) Kibana
12 1 (0.53%) logstash
12 1 (0.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 43 (22.99%) VMware
2 38 (20.32%) Google
3 32 (17.11%) Red Hat
4 30 (16.04%) Oracle
5 24 (12.83%) EnterpriseDB
6 23 (12.30%) SaltStack
7 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.95%) SAP
9 5 (2.67%) Cisco
10 4 (2.14%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.60%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.60%) Apple
11 3 (1.60%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.60%) Facebook
11 3 (1.60%) hybris
12 2 (1.07%) NetApp
12 2 (1.07%) Twitter
13 1 (0.53%) CA
13 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds