Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 169 255
Rank change year-on-year +68 +86 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 376 231 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.03% 1.79% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.85% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 309 210 70
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,650 £67,500 £56,375
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 12,028 12,491 10,983
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.81% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,797 10,301 9,273
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +25 232 £55,000 +6.80% 38
Cheshire +59 100 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Merseyside +26 30 £62,500 +31.58% 1
Lancashire - 5 £38,750 - 2
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 376 (100.00%) DevOps
2 274 (72.87%) Linux
3 244 (64.89%) Amazon AWS
4 214 (56.91%) Ansible
5 199 (52.93%) Continuous Integration
6 197 (52.39%) Opscode Chef
7 193 (51.33%) Puppet
8 186 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
9 178 (47.34%) Python
10 174 (46.28%) Jenkins
11 148 (39.36%) Windows
12 147 (39.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 132 (35.11%) Configuration Management
14 115 (30.59%) Docker
15 104 (27.66%) Git (software)
16 103 (27.39%) Bash Shell
17 93 (24.73%) Terraform
18 86 (22.87%) Java
19 80 (21.28%) Ruby
20 76 (20.21%) VMware
21 75 (19.95%) Continuous Delivery
22 72 (19.15%) Kubernetes
23 71 (18.88%) Microsoft
24 62 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
24 62 (16.49%) AWS CloudFormation
25 59 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
25 59 (15.69%) SQL
26 58 (15.43%) PowerShell
27 55 (14.63%) Hyper-V
27 55 (14.63%) Open Source

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 32 (8.51%) Confluence
2 26 (6.91%) Apache
3 21 (5.59%) IIS
4 20 (5.32%) nginx
5 18 (4.79%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.39%) JBoss
7 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.33%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.33%) CMS
11 3 (0.80%) Drupal
11 3 (0.80%) Jetty
11 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 244 (64.89%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (39.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (16.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (12.23%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (10.11%) Amazon S3
6 35 (9.31%) NuGet
7 33 (8.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (8.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 19 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (4.52%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (3.72%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (3.72%) OpenShift
12 12 (3.19%) Route 53
12 12 (3.19%) Serverless
12 12 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (2.39%) IaaS
14 8 (2.13%) GitHub
15 7 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (1.86%) SaaS
16 6 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.91%) DNS
3 16 (4.26%) Internet
3 16 (4.26%) SSL
4 15 (3.99%) HTTP
5 10 (2.66%) Firewall
6 9 (2.39%) VPN
7 4 (1.06%) LAN
7 4 (1.06%) WAN
8 3 (0.80%) DHCP
8 3 (0.80%) NAS
8 3 (0.80%) SAN
9 2 (0.53%) FTP
9 2 (0.53%) IPsec
9 2 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.53%) VoIP
10 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.27%) Broadband
10 1 (0.27%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.17%) MySQL
2 33 (8.78%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.46%) Big Data
6 12 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.06%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.53%) Redis
11 2 (0.53%) RethinkDB
12 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 174 (46.28%) Jenkins
2 104 (27.66%) Git (software)
3 51 (13.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 43 (11.44%) TeamCity
5 38 (10.11%) JIRA
6 37 (9.84%) Vagrant
7 35 (9.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (5.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (4.26%) Bitbucket
10 13 (3.46%) Hudson
11 10 (2.66%) Subversion
11 10 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.13%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (1.60%) Gradle
14 6 (1.60%) Selenium
14 6 (1.60%) Travis CI
15 5 (1.33%) Bower
15 5 (1.33%) CA Release Automation
15 5 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 55 (14.63%) Finance
2 14 (3.72%) Banking
2 14 (3.72%) Law
3 12 (3.19%) Investment Banking
3 12 (3.19%) Retail
4 9 (2.39%) Marketing
5 8 (2.13%) Automotive
5 8 (2.13%) Games
6 7 (1.86%) Electronics
7 5 (1.33%) Back Office
8 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 2 (0.53%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.63%) Web Services
2 32 (8.51%) .NET
3 25 (6.65%) Node.js
4 23 (6.12%) LAMP
5 15 (3.99%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (3.72%) Spring
7 13 (3.46%) Servlets
8 10 (2.66%) Java EE
9 8 (2.13%) J2EE
9 8 (2.13%) WSGI
10 7 (1.86%) Spring MVC
11 6 (1.60%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.60%) React
12 5 (1.33%) Middleware
12 5 (1.33%) XML
13 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.06%) JSON
13 4 (1.06%) Sensu
13 4 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.32%) Private Cloud
2 18 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.66%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.39%) Fintech
6 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.53%) Smart City
11 2 (0.53%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 274 (72.87%) Linux
2 148 (39.36%) Windows
3 33 (8.78%) Unix
4 22 (5.85%) CentOS
5 17 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.72%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.46%) Debian
8 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.53%) SUSE
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (100.00%) DevOps
2 199 (52.93%) Continuous Integration
3 186 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (35.11%) Configuration Management
5 75 (19.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 59 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
7 55 (14.63%) Open Source
8 47 (12.50%) TDD
9 44 (11.70%) Software Engineering
9 44 (11.70%) Test Automation
10 43 (11.44%) Scrum
11 37 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (9.31%) High Availability
13 30 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 23 (6.12%) Software Delivery
16 20 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (5.32%) Continuous Deployment
17 19 (5.05%) Microservices
18 17 (4.52%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 178 (47.34%) Python
2 103 (27.39%) Bash Shell
3 86 (22.87%) Java
4 80 (21.28%) Ruby
5 59 (15.69%) SQL
6 58 (15.43%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.18%) Shell Script
8 22 (5.85%) PHP
9 21 (5.59%) C#
10 18 (4.79%) JavaScript
11 16 (4.26%) Perl
12 14 (3.72%) Go
13 11 (2.93%) Java 8
14 8 (2.13%) Groovy
15 6 (1.60%) R
15 6 (1.60%) VBScript
16 5 (1.33%) C++
17 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (11.97%) Degree
2 24 (6.38%) AWS Certification
3 15 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.66%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.06%) RHCE
6 4 (1.06%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) HND
8 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.37%) QA
2 11 (2.93%) GCP
3 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (30.59%) Docker
2 62 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 52 (13.83%) Xen
5 47 (12.50%) VirtualBox
6 44 (11.70%) Active Directory
7 26 (6.91%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (4.79%) KVM
9 8 (2.13%) vSphere
10 7 (1.86%) XenServer
11 4 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (1.06%) pfSense
12 3 (0.80%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.80%) Varnish
13 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.27%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 214 (56.91%) Ansible
2 197 (52.39%) Opscode Chef
3 193 (51.33%) Puppet
4 93 (24.73%) Terraform
5 72 (19.15%) Kubernetes
6 38 (10.11%) Packer
7 36 (9.57%) Salt
8 25 (6.65%) Nagios
9 16 (4.26%) Consul
10 14 (3.72%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (2.66%) Graphite
12 7 (1.86%) Rancher
12 7 (1.86%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.60%) Grafana
13 6 (1.60%) Kibana
13 6 (1.60%) logstash
13 6 (1.60%) Opsview
14 5 (1.33%) SCCM
15 4 (1.06%) Prometheus
16 2 (0.53%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 76 (20.21%) VMware
2 71 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 44 (11.70%) Google
4 28 (7.45%) New Relic
5 26 (6.91%) Red Hat
6 20 (5.32%) Oracle
7 17 (4.52%) Trend Micro
8 16 (4.26%) IBM
9 14 (3.72%) SaltStack
9 14 (3.72%) Splunk
10 9 (2.39%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.33%) Capita
11 5 (1.33%) Citrix
12 4 (1.06%) Hummingbird
12 4 (1.06%) SAP
12 4 (1.06%) Sophos
13 2 (0.53%) Cisco
13 2 (0.53%) hybris
13 2 (0.53%) NetApp
13 2 (0.53%) Sitecore