Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Integration
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 43 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Integration 114 115 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.04% 5.49% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 5.88% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 108 102 95
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £53,350 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.34% +1.62% +40.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,375 £80,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,465 1,956 3,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 90.49% 93.37% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,451 2,288
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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
Chester +20 57 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Warrington -21 7 £54,000 -1.82% 6
Knutsford +18 5 £32,500 -39.53% 3
Crewe - 4 £37,250 - 1
Wilmslow -10 3 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £52,500 - 1
Northwich - 1 £52,500 -
Continuous Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 89 (78.07%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (75.44%) Java
3 67 (58.77%) C#
4 62 (54.39%) Scrum
5 59 (51.75%) Jenkins
6 58 (50.88%) Test Automation
7 57 (50.00%) .NET
7 57 (50.00%) REST
8 54 (47.37%) SOAP
9 53 (46.49%) Hudson
10 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
11 47 (41.23%) Selenium
11 47 (41.23%) BDD
12 46 (40.35%) Docker
13 45 (39.47%) TDD
14 43 (37.72%) WebDriver
15 41 (35.96%) DevOps
15 41 (35.96%) Maven
15 41 (35.96%) JUnit
16 39 (34.21%) SQL
16 39 (34.21%) Bitbucket
16 39 (34.21%) Microservices
17 36 (31.58%) Cucumber
18 35 (30.70%) GitHub
18 35 (30.70%) NUnit
18 35 (30.70%) Team Foundation Server
19 34 (29.82%) TestNG
20 29 (25.44%) Shell Script
21 28 (24.56%) QA
22 27 (23.68%) Enterprise Software

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 4 (3.51%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) JBoss
2 3 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.70%) GitHub
2 10 (8.77%) AWS
3 9 (7.89%) Azure
4 3 (2.63%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon Cognito
5 2 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.75%) GCP
5 2 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Spanner
5 1 (0.88%) Looker
5 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 59 (51.75%) Jenkins
2 53 (46.49%) Hudson
3 47 (41.23%) Selenium
4 43 (37.72%) WebDriver
5 41 (35.96%) JUnit
5 41 (35.96%) Maven
6 39 (34.21%) Bitbucket
7 36 (31.58%) Cucumber
8 35 (30.70%) NUnit
8 35 (30.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (29.82%) TestNG
10 21 (18.42%) SpecFlow
11 17 (14.91%) JIRA
12 16 (14.04%) Appium
13 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
13 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (8.77%) SoapUI
15 7 (6.14%) TeamCity
16 6 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
17 3 (2.63%) Postman
General
1 5 (4.39%) Retail
2 3 (2.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Developer
2 30 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
3 24 (21.05%) QA Engineer
4 18 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Agile Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Senior Agile Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (9.65%) Graduate
7 11 (9.65%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (8.77%) Software QA Engineer
9 9 (7.89%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Senior QA Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Junior
11 6 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Tester
12 5 (4.39%) Automation Tester
13 4 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.00%) .NET
1 57 (50.00%) REST
2 54 (47.37%) SOAP
3 26 (22.81%) HTML
4 24 (21.05%) Web Services
5 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (16.67%) XML
7 11 (9.65%) CSS
8 10 (8.77%) Gherkin
9 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.26%) React
11 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.51%) jQuery
11 4 (3.51%) RESTful
11 4 (3.51%) Spring
12 3 (2.63%) Laravel
12 3 (2.63%) Node.js
12 3 (2.63%) WCF
13 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.77%) PMI
3 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (78.07%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (54.39%) Scrum
3 58 (50.88%) Test Automation
4 47 (41.23%) BDD
5 45 (39.47%) TDD
6 41 (35.96%) DevOps
7 39 (34.21%) Microservices
8 21 (18.42%) OO
9 16 (14.04%) Decision-Making
9 16 (14.04%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
11 13 (11.40%) Defect Management
12 11 (9.65%) Coaching
12 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
13 10 (8.77%) Acceptance Criteria
13 10 (8.77%) Integration Testing
13 10 (8.77%) Performance Testing
14 9 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
15 7 (6.14%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (75.44%) Java
2 67 (58.77%) C#
3 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
4 39 (34.21%) SQL
5 29 (25.44%) Shell Script
6 17 (14.91%) VBScript
7 10 (8.77%) Python
8 7 (6.14%) Groovy
9 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.63%) PHP
11 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.88%) Go
12 1 (0.88%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.56%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (40.35%) Docker
2 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Kubernetes
1 7 (6.14%) Terraform
2 6 (5.26%) Ansible
2 6 (5.26%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) VMware
3 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
4 1 (0.88%) Tableau
4 1 (0.88%) Talend