Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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

Lead Development Operations
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 339 342
Rank change year-on-year +48 +3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 77 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.24% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.25% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 75 30 3
North West median annual salary £62,500 £66,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.30% +32.00% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,500 £54,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +11.54%

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 11,928 12,423 10,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.80% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,714 10,255 9,274
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,650 £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%

Lead DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Lead DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps in the North West

Lead DevOps
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead DevOps in the North West.

Salary trend for Lead DevOps in the North West

Lead DevOps
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead DevOps in the North West over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead DevOps in the North West

Lead DevOps
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 Lead DevOps within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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 +20 29 £65,000 -1.52% 3
Cheshire +9 29 £60,000 - 2
Merseyside +29 16 £62,500 +4.17%
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Lead DevOps 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 Lead DevOps in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (93.51%) Linux
3 68 (88.31%) Ansible
4 66 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (84.42%) Windows
6 64 (83.12%) Opscode Chef
7 62 (80.52%) Puppet
8 61 (79.22%) Git (software)
9 59 (76.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 54 (70.13%) Hyper-V
10 54 (70.13%) VirtualBox
10 54 (70.13%) Xen
10 54 (70.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (70.13%) VMware
11 45 (58.44%) TDD
12 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
13 41 (53.25%) NuGet
14 33 (42.86%) QA
15 26 (33.77%) PowerShell
15 26 (33.77%) Jenkins
16 24 (31.17%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (28.57%) Configuration Management
19 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
19 21 (27.27%) Terraform
20 18 (23.38%) Business Development
21 16 (20.78%) KVM
22 15 (19.48%) Continuous Improvement
23 12 (15.58%) Robotic Process Automation

Lead DevOps 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 2 (2.60%) Apache
1 2 (2.60%) Confluence
1 2 (2.60%) IIS
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 41 (53.25%) NuGet
2 24 (31.17%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Office 365
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (79.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (33.77%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.60%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.60%) Bower
6 2 (2.60%) CA Release Automation
6 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.30%) Chocolatey
7 1 (1.30%) WiX
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 72 (93.51%) Linux
2 65 (84.42%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 66 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (76.62%) Continuous Delivery
4 45 (58.44%) TDD
5 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 18 (23.38%) Business Development
8 15 (19.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.58%) Robotic Process Automation
10 6 (7.79%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.90%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.90%) SDLC
11 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.60%) Proactive Management
13 1 (1.30%) Dashboard Development
13 1 (1.30%) Load Testing
13 1 (1.30%) People Management
13 1 (1.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.69%) Python
3 6 (7.79%) C#
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) SQL
5 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) Groovy
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 54 (70.13%) Hyper-V
1 54 (70.13%) VirtualBox
1 54 (70.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 54 (70.13%) Xen
2 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 16 (20.78%) KVM
4 8 (10.39%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (9.09%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 68 (88.31%) Ansible
2 64 (83.12%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (80.52%) Puppet
4 21 (27.27%) Terraform
5 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.60%) Salt
6 1 (1.30%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 54 (70.13%) VMware
2 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.58%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk