The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
England / North West
Rank 151 186 247
Rank change year-on-year +35 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 100 49 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 0.86% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.89% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90 38 8
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +15.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £45,850
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 92 £52,500 +13.51% 15
Merseyside 0 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Cheshire +7 2 £51,250 +2.50% 4
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 176 (100.00%) DevOps
2 114 (64.77%) Puppet
3 112 (63.64%) Linux
4 100 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (55.68%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (48.30%) Configuration Management
7 82 (46.59%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (44.89%) Python
9 67 (38.07%) Ruby
9 67 (38.07%) Jenkins
10 57 (32.39%) SQL
11 56 (31.82%) Unix
12 52 (29.55%) Scrum
12 52 (29.55%) Ansible
12 52 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (28.98%) Bash Shell
14 42 (23.86%) Oracle
15 41 (23.30%) Windows
16 39 (22.16%) Java
16 39 (22.16%) Docker
17 37 (21.02%) OpenStack
18 34 (19.32%) CloudStack
18 34 (19.32%) Shell Script
18 34 (19.32%) DSDM
18 34 (19.32%) Xen
19 33 (18.75%) vSphere
19 33 (18.75%) PowerShell
19 33 (18.75%) XenServer
19 33 (18.75%) EnterpriseDB
20 30 (17.05%) Cobbler

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 37 (21.02%) OpenStack
2 34 (19.32%) CloudStack
3 19 (10.80%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.95%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.39%) JBoss
6 11 (6.25%) IIS
7 9 (5.11%) Apache
8 8 (4.55%) nginx
8 8 (4.55%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.57%) Jetty
10 1 (0.57%) Mongrel
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.55%) IaaS
3 8 (4.55%) PaaS
4 7 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.98%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.27%) SaaS
7 3 (1.70%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.14%) Heroku
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.57%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.57%) GitHub
9 1 (0.57%) Office 365
9 1 (0.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.66%) Firewall
2 9 (5.11%) HTTP
2 9 (5.11%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.70%) Internet
4 3 (1.70%) SSL
4 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.57%) DHCP
6 1 (0.57%) IPsec
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.84%) Big Data
3 5 (2.84%) Redis
4 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.70%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.14%) MySQL
6 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (38.07%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.34%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.36%) TeamCity
4 16 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (7.95%) Subversion
5 14 (7.95%) Vagrant
6 11 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.68%) Gradle
7 10 (5.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (5.11%) Maven
9 7 (3.98%) Ant
9 7 (3.98%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.98%) ClearCase
10 6 (3.41%) Hudson
10 6 (3.41%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.84%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.84%) Selenium
12 4 (2.27%) NuGet
12 4 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (7.39%) Finance
2 5 (2.84%) Games
2 5 (2.84%) Retail
3 4 (2.27%) Electronics
4 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.07%) .NET
2 11 (6.25%) Web Services
3 7 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (3.41%) Node.js
4 6 (3.41%) REST
5 3 (1.70%) CSS
5 3 (1.70%) HTML
5 3 (1.70%) Play Framework
5 3 (1.70%) XML
6 2 (1.14%) Kafka
6 2 (1.14%) LAMP
6 2 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.14%) Servlets
6 2 (1.14%) WSGI
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.57%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.57%) Sphinx
7 1 (0.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) iPad
2 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (63.64%) Linux
2 56 (31.82%) Unix
3 41 (23.30%) Windows
4 21 (11.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (10.23%) CentOS
6 12 (6.82%) Debian
7 10 (5.68%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.98%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Fedora
9 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (100.00%) DevOps
2 100 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (48.30%) Configuration Management
4 82 (46.59%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (29.55%) Scrum
6 34 (19.32%) DSDM
7 30 (17.05%) RUP
8 15 (8.52%) OWASP
9 13 (7.39%) ITIL
10 11 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.25%) Open Source
11 9 (5.11%) Analytics
11 9 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.11%) High Availability
11 9 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.98%) Data Protection
12 7 (3.98%) Microservices
13 5 (2.84%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.89%) Python
2 67 (38.07%) Ruby
3 57 (32.39%) SQL
4 51 (28.98%) Bash Shell
5 39 (22.16%) Java
6 34 (19.32%) Shell Script
7 33 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 16 (9.09%) Perl
9 10 (5.68%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.11%) C#
11 8 (4.55%) Groovy
12 6 (3.41%) Go
13 4 (2.27%) PHP
13 4 (2.27%) Scala
14 2 (1.14%) C
14 2 (1.14%) C++
14 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.57%) Erlang
15 1 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (5.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) CCNA
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.57%) MCSE
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 39 (22.16%) Docker
2 34 (19.32%) Xen
3 33 (18.75%) vSphere
3 33 (18.75%) XenServer
4 19 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.98%) vCloud
6 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.70%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.57%) Postfix
8 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 114 (64.77%) Puppet
2 98 (55.68%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (29.55%) Ansible
4 30 (17.05%) Cobbler
4 30 (17.05%) Tivoli
5 21 (11.93%) Terraform
6 18 (10.23%) Salt
7 12 (6.82%) Packer
8 5 (2.84%) Kibana
8 5 (2.84%) logstash
9 3 (1.70%) Icinga
9 3 (1.70%) Nagios
10 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.14%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.14%) SCCM
11 1 (0.57%) Consul
11 1 (0.57%) Grafana
11 1 (0.57%) Rancher
11 1 (0.57%) rkt
Vendors
1 42 (23.86%) Oracle
2 33 (18.75%) EnterpriseDB
3 29 (16.48%) Red Hat
4 21 (11.93%) VMware
5 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.68%) Google
7 6 (3.41%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.84%) Aquila
8 5 (2.84%) Cisco
9 4 (2.27%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.70%) Splunk
11 2 (1.14%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.57%) Apple
12 1 (0.57%) Citrix
12 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.57%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.57%) Juniper
12 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.57%) Talend
12 1 (0.57%) Veritas
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