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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CI/CD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CI/CD over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CI/CD
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +60
Permanent jobs citing CI/CD 629 569 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.24% 5.90% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 6.35% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 387 449 207
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,400 £36,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.56% +16.19% -4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,250 £68,000
England median annual salary £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -

CI/CD 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,550 8,964 4,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 96.19% 92.97% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7,295 6,601 3,655
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,002 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

CI/CD
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing CI/CD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CI/CD in the Midlands

CI/CD
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CI/CD in the Midlands.

Salary trend for CI/CD in the Midlands

CI/CD
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CI/CD in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for CI/CD in the Midlands

CI/CD
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CI/CD within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -13 454 £67,500 +8.00% 68
East Midlands -5 173 £60,000 +9.09% 29
CI/CD
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT jobs citing CI/CD 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CI/CD.

1 416 (66.14%) Agile
2 340 (54.05%) Azure
3 307 (48.81%) DevOps
4 286 (45.47%) AWS
5 230 (36.57%) Python
6 194 (30.84%) SQL
7 181 (28.78%) Java
8 172 (27.34%) Kubernetes
9 157 (24.96%) Jenkins
10 146 (23.21%) Software Engineering
10 146 (23.21%) Docker
11 144 (22.89%) Git (software)
12 130 (20.67%) Terraform
12 130 (20.67%) Azure DevOps
13 126 (20.03%) Infrastructure as Code
14 123 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
15 120 (19.08%) Finance
16 117 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (18.60%) GCP
17 115 (18.28%) Test Automation
18 114 (18.12%) C#
18 114 (18.12%) Social Skills
19 112 (17.81%) .NET
20 110 (17.49%) Linux
21 107 (17.01%) GitLab
22 104 (16.53%) JavaScript
23 103 (16.38%) PowerShell
24 99 (15.74%) Microservices
25 98 (15.58%) JIRA
26 93 (14.79%) Ansible

CI/CD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 41 (6.52%) Confluence
2 26 (4.13%) IIS
3 23 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.75%) Apache
6 10 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.27%) CMS
8 6 (0.95%) JBoss
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.32%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.32%) SAS
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.32%) Eikon
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Odoo
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 340 (54.05%) Azure
2 286 (45.47%) AWS
3 130 (20.67%) Azure DevOps
4 117 (18.60%) GCP
5 58 (9.22%) GitHub
6 53 (8.43%) SaaS
7 51 (8.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 45 (7.15%) PaaS
9 37 (5.88%) IaaS
10 35 (5.56%) Serverless
10 35 (5.56%) Snowflake
11 33 (5.25%) Azure AKS
11 33 (5.25%) OpenShift
12 30 (4.77%) GitHub Actions
13 29 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 28 (4.45%) Matillion
15 27 (4.29%) Amazon EKS
16 25 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
17 24 (3.82%) Amazon ECS
17 24 (3.82%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.41%) Firewall
2 14 (2.23%) DNS
3 12 (1.91%) Internet
4 11 (1.75%) Broadband
5 10 (1.59%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (1.27%) FTP
7 7 (1.11%) HTTP
8 6 (0.95%) AMQP
8 6 (0.95%) SSL
9 5 (0.79%) DHCP
9 5 (0.79%) SMTP
10 4 (0.64%) VPN
11 3 (0.48%) DMZ
11 3 (0.48%) IPv6
11 3 (0.48%) LAN
11 3 (0.48%) WAN
12 1 (0.16%) 5G
12 1 (0.16%) SAN
12 1 (0.16%) SD-WAN
12 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.45%) Data Lake
3 60 (9.54%) NoSQL
4 57 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (7.00%) MySQL
6 31 (4.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 31 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (4.61%) MongoDB
8 28 (4.45%) Star Schema
9 27 (4.29%) Big Data
10 25 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (3.82%) Relational Database
12 21 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
15 12 (1.91%) Flink
15 12 (1.91%) Power BI
16 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.43%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 157 (24.96%) Jenkins
2 144 (22.89%) Git (software)
3 107 (17.01%) GitLab
4 98 (15.58%) JIRA
5 37 (5.88%) CircleCI
6 35 (5.56%) Artifactory
7 31 (4.93%) Polyspace
8 26 (4.13%) Selenium
9 25 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (3.18%) Gerrit
10 20 (3.18%) Maven
10 20 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (2.23%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.91%) Rational DOORS
12 12 (1.91%) Rational Rhapsody
12 12 (1.91%) SonarQube
12 12 (1.91%) Subversion
12 12 (1.91%) Visual Studio
13 10 (1.59%) LoadRunner
14 9 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 120 (19.08%) Finance
2 114 (18.12%) Social Skills
3 70 (11.13%) Public Sector
4 66 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (6.52%) Automotive
6 37 (5.88%) Retail
7 34 (5.41%) Manufacturing
8 19 (3.02%) Law
9 17 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (2.38%) Legal
11 10 (1.59%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.11%) Advertising
12 7 (1.11%) Banking
12 7 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (0.79%) Games
14 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.79%) Social Housing
15 4 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 130 (20.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (20.51%) Developer
3 61 (9.70%) Data Engineer
4 55 (8.74%) Senior Developer
5 52 (8.27%) Azure Engineer
6 39 (6.20%) AWS Engineer
6 39 (6.20%) Senior DevOps
7 38 (6.04%) Architect
7 38 (6.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 38 (6.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 36 (5.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 35 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 32 (5.09%) Java Developer
11 31 (4.93%) Integration Engineer
11 31 (4.93%) Software Integration Engineer
12 27 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
13 26 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (3.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 25 (3.97%) Software Developer
15 22 (3.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (17.81%) .NET
2 48 (7.63%) HTML
2 48 (7.63%) React
3 47 (7.47%) RESTful
4 45 (7.15%) CSS
4 45 (7.15%) Spring Boot
5 42 (6.68%) Spring
6 39 (6.20%) YAML
7 36 (5.72%) Node.js
8 30 (4.77%) AngularJS
8 30 (4.77%) REST
9 29 (4.61%) Kafka
10 26 (4.13%) ASP.NET
10 26 (4.13%) HTML5
11 24 (3.82%) .NET Core
12 20 (3.18%) CSS3
13 18 (2.86%) .NET Framework
14 16 (2.54%) GraphQL
15 12 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (1.91%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.40%) Data Structures
2 63 (10.02%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (8.43%) User Experience
4 31 (4.93%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.77%) Cloud Native
6 26 (4.13%) Algorithms
7 24 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (3.50%) Life Science
9 20 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (3.02%) Private Cloud
11 17 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
12 15 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (2.07%) Data Centre
15 12 (1.91%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
16 11 (1.75%) Legacy Applications
16 11 (1.75%) Management Information System
17 8 (1.27%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.49%) Linux
2 46 (7.31%) Windows
3 35 (5.56%) Unix
4 27 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.11%) Android
7 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.64%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (66.14%) Agile
2 307 (48.81%) DevOps
3 146 (23.21%) Software Engineering
4 126 (20.03%) Infrastructure as Code
5 123 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
6 117 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (18.28%) Test Automation
8 99 (15.74%) Microservices
9 90 (14.31%) Scrum
10 82 (13.04%) TDD
11 79 (12.56%) Coaching
11 79 (12.56%) Mentoring
12 75 (11.92%) Analytics
13 66 (10.49%) Software Testing
14 65 (10.33%) SDLC
15 64 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
16 63 (10.02%) Data Science
16 63 (10.02%) ETL
17 60 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 59 (9.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 230 (36.57%) Python
2 194 (30.84%) SQL
3 181 (28.78%) Java
4 114 (18.12%) C#
5 104 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 103 (16.38%) PowerShell
7 64 (10.17%) Bash
8 37 (5.88%) Go
9 36 (5.72%) C
10 32 (5.09%) C++
11 30 (4.77%) TypeScript
12 21 (3.34%) Ruby
13 19 (3.02%) PHP
14 16 (2.54%) Bicep
14 16 (2.54%) T-SQL
15 13 (2.07%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.75%) Perl
17 7 (1.11%) Kotlin
18 6 (0.95%) Scala
19 5 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (7.63%) Degree
2 37 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.75%) AWS Certification
5 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.43%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.27%) Azure Certification
8 5 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.64%) MCSE
10 3 (0.48%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
10 3 (0.48%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 3 (0.48%) ISEB
10 3 (0.48%) MCSA
10 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.32%) RHCE
12 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.36%) Data Quality
2 36 (5.72%) QA
3 31 (4.93%) Automotive SPICE
3 31 (4.93%) MISRA
4 18 (2.86%) GDPR
5 15 (2.38%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.91%) AUTOSAR
7 7 (1.11%) Accessibility
8 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.32%) SLA
10 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 146 (23.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) HDFS
3 2 (0.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 172 (27.34%) Kubernetes
2 130 (20.67%) Terraform
3 93 (14.79%) Ansible
4 49 (7.79%) Puppet
5 26 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.86%) Grafana
7 12 (1.91%) Prometheus
8 11 (1.75%) Kibana
8 11 (1.75%) Rancher
9 8 (1.27%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.95%) Argo
10 6 (0.95%) Istio
11 5 (0.79%) Bugsnag
12 4 (0.64%) CASB
12 4 (0.64%) Packer
12 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.48%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.48%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 88 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.56%) Google
3 32 (5.09%) Oracle
4 24 (3.82%) Databricks
5 21 (3.34%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.23%) IBM
7 10 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.59%) New Relic
7 10 (1.59%) Splunk
8 9 (1.43%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.79%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.79%) TOWER Software
9 5 (0.79%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.48%) Informatica
10 3 (0.48%) Palantir
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco
11 2 (0.32%) Denodo
11 2 (0.32%) SendGrid
11 2 (0.32%) Talend