Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 270 308
Rank change year-on-year +81 +38 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 191 96 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.48% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.81% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 86 54
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £75,875
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 12450 11816 12652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.34% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9972 9953 10412
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 October 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 23 October 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 +44 164 £51,500 +21.18% 12
Cheshire -8 18 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Merseyside +15 8 £47,500 +8.57%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 191 (100.00%) DevOps
2 152 (79.58%) Linux
3 136 (71.20%) Puppet
4 127 (66.49%) Opscode Chef
5 123 (64.40%) Python
6 117 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (53.40%) Ansible
8 97 (50.79%) Amazon AWS
9 82 (42.93%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (39.79%) Bash Shell
11 70 (36.65%) Configuration Management
11 70 (36.65%) Unix
12 63 (32.98%) Ruby
13 61 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 60 (31.41%) Java
14 60 (31.41%) Docker
15 54 (28.27%) Windows
16 52 (27.23%) SQL
16 52 (27.23%) Jenkins
17 49 (25.65%) VMware
18 42 (21.99%) Shell Script
19 41 (21.47%) Continuous Delivery
20 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
21 36 (18.85%) Open Source
22 35 (18.32%) Finance
23 33 (17.28%) Google
24 32 (16.75%) Terraform
25 31 (16.23%) Scrum
26 30 (15.71%) OpenStack
26 30 (15.71%) Xen

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 30 (15.71%) OpenStack
2 22 (11.52%) CloudStack
3 20 (10.47%) Apache
4 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.81%) nginx
6 6 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.05%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Confluence
8 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 97 (50.79%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (14.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (9.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (3.66%) Serverless
7 5 (2.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (2.62%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (2.62%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.09%) GitHub
8 4 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.57%) SaaS
10 2 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.05%) Route 53
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) Internet
2 5 (2.62%) HTTP
3 4 (2.09%) SAN
4 3 (1.57%) DNS
4 3 (1.57%) Firewall
4 3 (1.57%) IPsec
4 3 (1.57%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.05%) AMQP
5 2 (1.05%) LAN
5 2 (1.05%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.52%) PBX
6 1 (0.52%) VLAN
6 1 (0.52%) VoIP
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.09%) Big Data
2 24 (12.57%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (10.47%) MySQL
4 19 (9.95%) Hadoop
4 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
5 18 (9.42%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.71%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (3.66%) Redis
8 6 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.57%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.57%) SQLite
10 2 (1.05%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (27.23%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.33%) NuGet
4 12 (6.28%) GitLab
5 10 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (5.24%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.19%) JIRA
6 8 (4.19%) Vagrant
7 7 (3.66%) Maven
8 6 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.14%) PyCharm
9 5 (2.62%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.09%) Gradle
10 4 (2.09%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.57%) Ant
11 3 (1.57%) Hudson
12 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.52%) Xdebug
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 21 (10.99%) Marketing
3 20 (10.47%) Electronics
3 20 (10.47%) Manufacturing
4 19 (9.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.14%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.14%) .NET
2 17 (8.90%) Web Services
3 10 (5.24%) Node.js
4 9 (4.71%) LAMP
5 4 (2.09%) EJB
5 4 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.57%) CSS
6 3 (1.57%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (1.57%) HTML
6 3 (1.57%) Java EE
6 3 (1.57%) JavaBeans
6 3 (1.57%) JAX-RS
6 3 (1.57%) JPA
6 3 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.57%) Servlets
6 3 (1.57%) Spring
7 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.05%) Middleware
7 2 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.19%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.14%) iPad
5 3 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Wiki
7 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.52%) Contactless
7 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 152 (79.58%) Linux
2 70 (36.65%) Unix
3 54 (28.27%) Windows
4 29 (15.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (11.52%) CentOS
6 8 (4.19%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.14%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.57%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.05%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) AIX
11 1 (0.52%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (100.00%) DevOps
2 117 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (42.93%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (36.65%) Configuration Management
5 41 (21.47%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
7 36 (18.85%) Open Source
8 31 (16.23%) Scrum
9 23 (12.04%) DSDM
9 23 (12.04%) RUP
10 22 (11.52%) Machine Learning
11 20 (10.47%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (9.95%) Programme Management
13 16 (8.38%) Analytics
13 16 (8.38%) ITIL
14 15 (7.85%) TDD
15 14 (7.33%) Refactoring
15 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 123 (64.40%) Python
2 76 (39.79%) Bash Shell
3 63 (32.98%) Ruby
4 60 (31.41%) Java
5 52 (27.23%) SQL
6 42 (21.99%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.47%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.38%) C++
8 16 (8.38%) Go
9 12 (6.28%) PHP
10 10 (5.24%) Perl
11 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.57%) Scala
13 2 (1.05%) C#
14 1 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (3.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.57%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.04%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (31.41%) Docker
2 30 (15.71%) Xen
3 24 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.57%) vSphere
4 22 (11.52%) XenServer
5 9 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) etcd
7 1 (0.52%) flannel
7 1 (0.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 136 (71.20%) Puppet
2 127 (66.49%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (53.40%) Ansible
4 32 (16.75%) Terraform
5 24 (12.57%) Kubernetes
6 23 (12.04%) Cobbler
6 23 (12.04%) Tivoli
7 14 (7.33%) Salt
8 13 (6.81%) Packer
9 4 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.09%) Nagios
10 2 (1.05%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.52%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.52%) Consul
11 1 (0.52%) Kibana
11 1 (0.52%) logstash
11 1 (0.52%) Mesos
11 1 (0.52%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 49 (25.65%) VMware
2 33 (17.28%) Google
3 29 (15.18%) Red Hat
4 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
5 26 (13.61%) Oracle
6 23 (12.04%) EnterpriseDB
7 19 (9.95%) SaltStack
7 19 (9.95%) SAP
8 9 (4.71%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.14%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.62%) Cisco
11 3 (1.57%) hybris
12 2 (1.05%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.05%) NetApp
13 1 (0.52%) Apple
13 1 (0.52%) CA
13 1 (0.52%) Facebook
13 1 (0.52%) IBM
13 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds