Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 350 358
Rank change year-on-year +37 +8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 49 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.073% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.075% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 40 6 1
North West median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.91% +44.74% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £44,125 £34,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £74,750 £42,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 12,421 11,972 11,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.65% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,012 10,061 9,543
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 February 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 February 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 +31 25 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Merseyside +30 15 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 9 £57,500 - 2
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (83.67%) Puppet
2 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) Linux
3 40 (81.63%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (77.55%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (75.51%) TDD
6 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
7 34 (69.39%) Git (software)
8 33 (67.35%) VMware
9 32 (65.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (65.31%) Xen
9 32 (65.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 32 (65.31%) NuGet
9 32 (65.31%) Ansible
9 32 (65.31%) VirtualBox
9 32 (65.31%) Hyper-V
10 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (40.82%) QA
12 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
13 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (24.49%) Business Development
15 8 (16.33%) Virtual Machines
16 6 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
16 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
16 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
16 6 (12.24%) Web Services
17 5 (10.20%) JUnit
17 5 (10.20%) Selenium

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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.12%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) SSL
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) Git (software)
2 32 (65.31%) NuGet
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) JUnit
4 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) React
3 3 (6.12%) Spring
3 3 (6.12%) Struts
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) Servlets
4 1 (2.04%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Linux
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (77.55%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (75.51%) TDD
4 32 (65.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.49%) Business Development
7 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 3 (6.12%) People Management
9 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) SOA
9 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.16%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.82%) QA
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Hyper-V
1 32 (65.31%) VirtualBox
1 32 (65.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 32 (65.31%) Xen
2 8 (16.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (83.67%) Puppet
2 40 (81.63%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (65.31%) Ansible
4 3 (6.12%) Simian Army
4 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.08%) Salt
6 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.04%) Nagios
6 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (67.35%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Apple
3 3 (6.12%) Facebook
3 3 (6.12%) Google
3 3 (6.12%) iManage
3 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat