Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 187 265
Rank change year-on-year +90 +78 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 369 213 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.04% 1.62% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 1.68% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 306 195 74
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £34,625 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 11,746 12,714 11,261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.66% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,514 10,326 9,514
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +50 250 £52,500 - 36
Cheshire +66 88 £52,500 +10.53% 10
Merseyside +23 16 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 - 3
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 369 (100.00%) DevOps
2 245 (66.40%) Amazon AWS
3 244 (66.12%) Linux
4 197 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (52.57%) Ansible
6 187 (50.68%) Jenkins
7 182 (49.32%) Opscode Chef
8 177 (47.97%) Continuous Integration
9 174 (47.15%) Puppet
10 173 (46.88%) Python
11 163 (44.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 148 (40.11%) Windows
13 147 (39.84%) Configuration Management
14 144 (39.02%) Docker
15 96 (26.02%) Terraform
16 93 (25.20%) Git (software)
17 92 (24.93%) Kubernetes
18 85 (23.04%) Bash Shell
19 81 (21.95%) Ruby
19 81 (21.95%) Java
20 72 (19.51%) SQL
21 58 (15.72%) AWS CloudFormation
22 57 (15.45%) Open Source
22 57 (15.45%) PowerShell
23 55 (14.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 55 (14.91%) Deployment Automation
24 53 (14.36%) VMware
25 51 (13.82%) Finance
26 49 (13.28%) Software Engineering
26 49 (13.28%) TeamCity

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 (8.67%) Confluence
2 22 (5.96%) IIS
3 15 (4.07%) Apache
3 15 (4.07%) JBoss
3 15 (4.07%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.90%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.63%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.63%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.36%) CMS
9 5 (1.36%) Jetty
10 4 (1.08%) nginx
11 3 (0.81%) Drupal
12 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 245 (66.40%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (44.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (15.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (12.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (7.32%) Amazon S3
7 25 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (6.50%) OpenShift
9 21 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (3.79%) GitHub
12 12 (3.25%) Serverless
13 9 (2.44%) SaaS
14 8 (2.17%) IaaS
14 8 (2.17%) NuGet
15 7 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (1.63%) Route 53
17 5 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.61%) DNS
1 17 (4.61%) Firewall
1 17 (4.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.25%) VPN
3 10 (2.71%) SSL
4 9 (2.44%) Internet
5 5 (1.36%) SAN
6 4 (1.08%) PPP
6 4 (1.08%) VoIP
7 3 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.81%) DHCP
7 3 (0.81%) HTTP
7 3 (0.81%) NAS
8 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.54%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.27%) Broadband
9 1 (0.27%) DDNS
9 1 (0.27%) LAN
9 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.86%) MySQL
2 26 (7.05%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (6.50%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.90%) Big Data
9 6 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.63%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
11 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 187 (50.68%) Jenkins
2 93 (25.20%) Git (software)
3 55 (14.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 49 (13.28%) TeamCity
5 41 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (10.03%) JIRA
7 33 (8.94%) Vagrant
8 21 (5.69%) Bitbucket
9 20 (5.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (4.07%) Hudson
12 12 (3.25%) Travis CI
13 11 (2.98%) Gradle
14 9 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.90%) Selenium
16 7 (1.90%) Subversion
17 6 (1.63%) Geb
17 6 (1.63%) SonarQube
18 5 (1.36%) MSBuild
General
1 51 (13.82%) Finance
2 16 (4.34%) Law
3 13 (3.52%) Retail
4 10 (2.71%) Marketing
5 8 (2.17%) Advertising
5 8 (2.17%) Banking
6 7 (1.90%) Automotive
6 7 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.63%) Back Office
8 4 (1.08%) Electronics
8 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.81%) French Language
9 3 (0.81%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) German Language
9 3 (0.81%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.54%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.84%) Web Services
2 31 (8.40%) .NET
3 27 (7.32%) Node.js
4 14 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (3.25%) Spring
6 11 (2.98%) Java EE
7 10 (2.71%) Sensu
8 8 (2.17%) J2EE
9 7 (1.90%) Spring MVC
10 6 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.63%) React
10 6 (1.63%) Spring WebFlux
10 6 (1.63%) Vert.x
11 5 (1.36%) JSON
11 5 (1.36%) RESTful
12 4 (1.08%) LAMP
12 4 (1.08%) Middleware
12 4 (1.08%) REST
12 4 (1.08%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.69%) Private Cloud
2 18 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.25%) Fintech
6 9 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.54%) Smart City
12 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) PKI
12 1 (0.27%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 244 (66.12%) Linux
2 148 (40.11%) Windows
3 34 (9.21%) Unix
4 28 (7.59%) Windows Server
5 20 (5.42%) CentOS
6 14 (3.79%) Debian
7 12 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.54%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) Fedora
13 1 (0.27%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (100.00%) DevOps
2 197 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (47.97%) Continuous Integration
4 147 (39.84%) Configuration Management
5 57 (15.45%) Open Source
6 55 (14.91%) Deployment Automation
7 49 (13.28%) Software Engineering
8 47 (12.74%) Scrum
9 44 (11.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (10.57%) Mentoring
11 37 (10.03%) Test Automation
12 32 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (6.50%) High Availability
15 20 (5.42%) Continuous Deployment
16 19 (5.15%) TDD
17 18 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (4.88%) Coaching
17 18 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 173 (46.88%) Python
2 85 (23.04%) Bash Shell
3 81 (21.95%) Java
3 81 (21.95%) Ruby
4 72 (19.51%) SQL
5 57 (15.45%) PowerShell
6 30 (8.13%) Go
7 29 (7.86%) Perl
8 26 (7.05%) C#
8 26 (7.05%) Shell Script
9 20 (5.42%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.61%) PHP
11 11 (2.98%) Groovy
12 10 (2.71%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.44%) C++
14 7 (1.90%) Java 8
15 6 (1.63%) R
16 5 (1.36%) VBScript
17 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.32%) Degree
2 24 (6.50%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.08%) RHCE
4 4 (1.08%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCITP
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.59%) QA
2 26 (7.05%) GCP
3 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (39.02%) Docker
2 48 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (12.74%) Active Directory
4 33 (8.94%) Hyper-V
5 28 (7.59%) Xen
6 23 (6.23%) VirtualBox
7 21 (5.69%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (5.15%) KVM
9 7 (1.90%) vSphere
9 7 (1.90%) XenServer
10 6 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.81%) pfSense
12 1 (0.27%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.27%) LXC
12 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 194 (52.57%) Ansible
2 182 (49.32%) Opscode Chef
3 174 (47.15%) Puppet
4 96 (26.02%) Terraform
5 92 (24.93%) Kubernetes
6 42 (11.38%) Packer
7 30 (8.13%) Salt
8 19 (5.15%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (5.15%) Nagios
9 18 (4.88%) Consul
10 17 (4.61%) Graphite
11 14 (3.79%) SCCM
12 10 (2.71%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.90%) Grafana
13 7 (1.90%) Opsview
13 7 (1.90%) Rancher
13 7 (1.90%) ZABBIX
14 6 (1.63%) Cobbler
15 5 (1.36%) Mesos
16 2 (0.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 53 (14.36%) VMware
2 45 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.65%) Google
4 31 (8.40%) Red Hat
5 27 (7.32%) Oracle
6 22 (5.96%) New Relic
7 18 (4.88%) Trend Micro
8 15 (4.07%) IBM
9 11 (2.98%) Atlassian
9 11 (2.98%) Splunk
10 9 (2.44%) Intapp
11 8 (2.17%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.90%) Aquila
13 4 (1.08%) Citrix
14 3 (0.81%) Facebook
14 3 (0.81%) Sophos
15 2 (0.54%) Cisco
15 2 (0.54%) hybris
15 2 (0.54%) Rackspace
15 2 (0.54%) Sitecore