Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Continuous Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Integration over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Integration
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -38 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Integration 107 117 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.48% 5.16% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 5.90% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 81 104 176
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £48,375 £61,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.59% +5.63%

Continuous Integration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2732 1984 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.82% 87.44% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2059 1678 2397
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Continuous Integration in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Integration in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Knutsford -4 47 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Warrington -43 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Crewe +4 5 £35,000 -19.08% 2
Ellesmere Port - 4 £40,000 -
Alderley Edge - 4 £42,500 -
Chester -9 3 £23,500 -47.78% 2
Wilmslow +2 2 £42,500 +10.39% 2
Continuous Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 91 (85.05%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (63.55%) TDD
3 54 (50.47%) Java
4 44 (41.12%) BDD
5 41 (38.32%) JavaScript
5 41 (38.32%) Finance
5 41 (38.32%) Scrum
6 40 (37.38%) SQL
7 37 (34.58%) SDLC
8 36 (33.64%) Banking
9 35 (32.71%) MVC
10 34 (31.78%) Test Automation
11 33 (30.84%) DevOps
12 32 (29.91%) C#
12 32 (29.91%) HTML
12 32 (29.91%) Web Services
13 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
13 30 (28.04%) .NET
14 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
15 25 (23.36%) Oracle
15 25 (23.36%) jQuery
16 23 (21.50%) Hibernate
17 22 (20.56%) J2EE
17 22 (20.56%) CSS
17 22 (20.56%) Waterfall
18 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
19 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET
19 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
19 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
20 19 (17.76%) Spring

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (10.28%) JBoss
2 10 (9.35%) Confluence
3 9 (8.41%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.54%) CICS
4 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.61%) Apache
6 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.87%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.93%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) OpenShift
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.74%) SaaS
4 2 (1.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) Internet
2 11 (10.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.87%) PBX
4 1 (0.93%) ATM
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) DB2
3 12 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.35%) MySQL
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.80%) DTS
10 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.80%) OLAP
10 3 (2.80%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.93%) Big Data
12 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
2 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.02%) Bitbucket
4 13 (12.15%) Gradle
5 12 (11.21%) JIRA
5 12 (11.21%) Subversion
6 10 (9.35%) Xcode
7 9 (8.41%) Jasmine
7 9 (8.41%) Selenium
7 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.54%) ClearCase
8 7 (6.54%) WebDriver
9 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.61%) JUnit
10 5 (4.67%) NUnit
10 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.67%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.74%) JMeter
11 4 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 36 (33.64%) Banking
3 15 (14.02%) Advertising
4 6 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Law
5 5 (4.67%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Billing
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (52.34%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Head of Architecture
9 5 (4.67%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) HTML
1 32 (29.91%) Web Services
2 30 (28.04%) .NET
3 25 (23.36%) jQuery
4 23 (21.50%) Hibernate
5 22 (20.56%) CSS
5 22 (20.56%) J2EE
6 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET
7 19 (17.76%) JSON
7 19 (17.76%) SOAP
7 19 (17.76%) Spring
8 18 (16.82%) HTML5
8 18 (16.82%) REST
8 18 (16.82%) RESTful
9 17 (15.89%) JSP
9 17 (15.89%) XML
10 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (14.95%) EJB
10 16 (14.95%) Servlets
11 15 (14.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) User Experience
2 12 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (9.35%) RIA
4 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.48%) Mainframe
5 8 (7.48%) PMI
6 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
8 5 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.87%) Fintech
10 2 (1.87%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.93%) IVR
11 1 (0.93%) Life Science
11 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
2 10 (9.35%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 8 (7.48%) Android
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (85.05%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (63.55%) TDD
3 44 (41.12%) BDD
4 41 (38.32%) Scrum
5 37 (34.58%) SDLC
6 35 (32.71%) MVC
7 34 (31.78%) Test Automation
8 33 (30.84%) DevOps
9 22 (20.56%) Waterfall
10 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
11 17 (15.89%) OO
11 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
12 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
14 11 (10.28%) Investment Management
14 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
15 10 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (9.35%) Mobile First
16 9 (8.41%) iOS Development
16 9 (8.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.47%) Java
2 41 (38.32%) JavaScript
3 40 (37.38%) SQL
4 32 (29.91%) C#
5 12 (11.21%) Python
6 10 (9.35%) Apple Swift
6 10 (9.35%) Objective-C
6 10 (9.35%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.41%) C++
7 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
8 8 (7.48%) PHP
9 7 (6.54%) Assembly Language
9 7 (6.54%) COBOL
10 4 (3.74%) Perl
10 4 (3.74%) Ruby
10 4 (3.74%) VBScript
11 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.87%) Groovy
11 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
2 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.54%) Puppet
3 5 (4.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.36%) Oracle
3 16 (14.95%) Google
4 7 (6.54%) Chordiant
5 5 (4.67%) IBM
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.80%) Apigee
7 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.80%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.87%) Adobe
8 2 (1.87%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.87%) Sun
8 2 (1.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.93%) Apple
9 1 (0.93%) Perforce
9 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.93%) Zend