Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

Senior Development Operations Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 352 336
Rank change year-on-year +65 -16 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 81 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 71 15 5
North West median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.68% +12.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,696 £62,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 11,991 12,779 11,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.77% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,767 10,477 9,501
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £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%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +44 35 £55,000 -3.08% 10
Cheshire +3 27 £57,500 +21.05%
Merseyside - 15 £62,500 -
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Senior DevOps Engineer 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) DevOps
2 59 (72.84%) Linux
3 55 (67.90%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (61.73%) Ansible
5 48 (59.26%) Puppet
6 46 (56.79%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (56.79%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (39.51%) Windows
8 31 (38.27%) Git (software)
8 31 (38.27%) Docker
8 31 (38.27%) Terraform
9 30 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (37.04%) Configuration Management
10 28 (34.57%) Python
11 27 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
13 22 (27.16%) TDD
13 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
14 21 (25.93%) VMware
14 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
16 19 (23.46%) AWS CloudFormation
17 15 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
17 15 (18.52%) NuGet
17 15 (18.52%) VirtualBox
17 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
17 15 (18.52%) Xen
18 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
19 13 (16.05%) QA

Senior DevOps Engineer 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 3 (3.70%) Apache
1 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.70%) nginx
2 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.47%) JBoss
2 2 (2.47%) Jetty
2 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 46 (56.79%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (23.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (18.52%) NuGet
5 9 (11.11%) OpenShift
6 7 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.94%) Serverless
8 2 (2.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.47%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.47%) CloudFront
8 2 (2.47%) GitHub
8 2 (2.47%) npm
8 2 (2.47%) Route 53
8 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) DNS
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) IPsec
2 2 (2.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (38.27%) Git (software)
2 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) Geb
5 2 (2.47%) Gradle
5 2 (2.47%) Hudson
5 2 (2.47%) Maven
5 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
5 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.17%) Automotive
1 5 (6.17%) Law
2 3 (3.70%) French Language
2 3 (3.70%) German Language
2 3 (3.70%) Japanese Language
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
3 4 (4.94%) Node.js
4 3 (3.70%) LAMP
4 3 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.47%) J2EE
5 2 (2.47%) RAML
5 2 (2.47%) REST
5 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.47%) Spring WebFlux
5 2 (2.47%) Vert.x
5 2 (2.47%) WCF
5 2 (2.47%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.47%) Smart City
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (72.84%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) DevOps
2 55 (67.90%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.04%) Configuration Management
5 27 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (27.16%) TDD
7 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.11%) Business Development
8 9 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 8 (9.88%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.64%) Open Source
11 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (7.41%) High Availability
11 6 (7.41%) Product Management
12 5 (6.17%) Scrum
12 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.94%) Cloud Operations
13 4 (4.94%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Python
2 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
3 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.88%) Go
4 8 (9.88%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) Perl
5 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.41%) Ruby
7 4 (4.94%) C#
8 3 (3.70%) SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Groovy
10 1 (1.23%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.94%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 9 (11.11%) GCP
3 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (38.27%) Docker
2 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (18.52%) VirtualBox
4 15 (18.52%) Xen
5 3 (3.70%) GlusterFS
5 3 (3.70%) Varnish
6 2 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.23%) Kamailio
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (61.73%) Ansible
2 48 (59.26%) Puppet
3 46 (56.79%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (38.27%) Terraform
5 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.94%) Packer
6 4 (4.94%) Salt
7 2 (2.47%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.47%) Consul
8 1 (1.23%) Kibana
8 1 (1.23%) logstash
8 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Google
4 5 (6.17%) Intapp
5 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.23%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.23%) New Relic
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.23%) Trend Micro