Period
to 26 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 352 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 41 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.050% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.052% -
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 0
North West median annual salary £66,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.00% - -
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -7.14%

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 12697 11577 12638
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.25% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10221 9775 10403
North West median annual salary £41,533 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 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 +7 35 £66,000 +32.00%
Merseyside - 6 £60,000 -
Cheshire -30 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, Lead DevOps 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 Lead DevOps in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (75.61%) Puppet
3 29 (70.73%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (65.85%) Big Data
5 26 (63.41%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (63.41%) Windows
6 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
6 25 (60.98%) Java
6 25 (60.98%) Manufacturing
6 25 (60.98%) Hadoop
7 24 (58.54%) Finance
7 24 (58.54%) Python
7 24 (58.54%) Unix
8 23 (56.10%) C++
8 23 (56.10%) .NET
8 23 (56.10%) Shell Script
8 23 (56.10%) Electronics
8 23 (56.10%) Ansible
8 23 (56.10%) Public Cloud
9 22 (53.66%) Mesos
9 22 (53.66%) Apache Spark
9 22 (53.66%) Relational Database
9 22 (53.66%) Go
9 22 (53.66%) Digital Marketing
9 22 (53.66%) Marketing
9 22 (53.66%) Degree
9 22 (53.66%) Open Source
9 22 (53.66%) RabbitMQ
9 22 (53.66%) Machine Learning
9 22 (53.66%) Telecoms

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 22 (53.66%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (39.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (12.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (9.76%) GitHub
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (65.85%) Big Data
2 25 (60.98%) Hadoop
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (53.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) JUnit
2 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) SonarQube
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (60.98%) Manufacturing
2 24 (58.54%) Finance
3 23 (56.10%) Electronics
4 22 (53.66%) Marketing
4 22 (53.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 22 (53.66%) MSMQ
2 22 (53.66%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) React
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Public Cloud
2 7 (17.07%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Unix
3 10 (24.39%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 22 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (53.66%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (53.66%) Machine Learning
2 22 (53.66%) Open Source
2 22 (53.66%) Programme Management
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) Python
3 23 (56.10%) C++
3 23 (56.10%) Shell Script
4 22 (53.66%) Go
4 22 (53.66%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (75.61%) Puppet
2 29 (70.73%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (56.10%) Ansible
4 22 (53.66%) Mesos
5 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.32%) Terraform
5 3 (7.32%) ZABBIX
6 2 (4.88%) Nagios
7 1 (2.44%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) SAP
2 17 (41.46%) Google
3 3 (7.32%) MuleSoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Facebook
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) iManage
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft