Period
to 17 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 285 338
Rank change year-on-year -39 +53 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 10 76 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.097% 0.62% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.64% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 74 30
North West median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -5.30% +32.00%
10th Percentile £49,500 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,750 £71,250 £69,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 9,816 11,877 12,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.91% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,393 9,665 10,181
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +3 8 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Cheshire +7 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) Docker
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SSL
6 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (40.00%) Server Management
7 3 (30.00%) Puppet
7 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Python
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (20.00%) QA
8 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (10.00%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (10.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (10.00%) Serverless
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (40.00%) Server Management
4 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Data Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Fintech
6 1 (10.00%) Global Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (20.00%) Salt
3 2 (20.00%) Terraform