Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 327 353
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 32 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.30% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 3
North West median annual salary £62,500 £66,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.30% +32.00% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £72,875 £69,500 £54,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% - +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 11,374 12,361 11,839
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.66% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9,183 9,911 9,990
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -11 16 £67,500 +2.27% 3
Cheshire +27 14 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Merseyside +8 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £62,500 -
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (93.75%) Linux
3 25 (78.13%) Jenkins
3 25 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (75.00%) Ansible
5 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (71.88%) Puppet
5 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
5 23 (71.88%) Configuration Management
5 23 (71.88%) Windows
6 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
7 20 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (46.88%) VMware
9 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (46.88%) Xen
9 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
9 15 (46.88%) VirtualBox
9 15 (46.88%) KVM
10 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (43.75%) QA
10 14 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
12 10 (31.25%) IBM
12 10 (31.25%) Robotic Process Automation
13 9 (28.13%) Terraform
14 8 (25.00%) Python
15 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
16 6 (18.75%) Docker

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 5 (15.63%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) NuGet
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Jenkins
2 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.25%) Chocolatey
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.13%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.13%) WiX
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) EJB
1 1 (3.13%) Java EE
1 1 (3.13%) JSF
1 1 (3.13%) Kafka
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
1 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.13%) Spring
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Debian
5 2 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 23 (71.88%) Configuration Management
3 20 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (31.25%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Benchmarking
8 4 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.13%) Logistics
11 1 (3.13%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
2 15 (46.88%) KVM
2 15 (46.88%) VirtualBox
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (46.88%) Xen
3 6 (18.75%) Docker
4 4 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) Ansible
1 24 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (71.88%) Puppet
3 9 (28.13%) Terraform
4 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 4 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk