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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 > North of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 35 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 +31
Permanent jobs citing CI/CD 1,667 983 560
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 9.16% 6.66% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.53% 7.06% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 795 497
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,850 £40,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £59,000 £53,700
Median % change year-on-year +5.93% +9.87% -0.56%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £73,750
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 North of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 17,495 13,929 8,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 96.09% 94.43% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10,948 10,543 6,817
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +6.15%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CI/CD in the North of England

CI/CD
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CI/CD in the North of England.

Salary trend for CI/CD in the North of England

CI/CD
Salary Histogram in the North of England

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

Salary histogram for CI/CD in the North of England

CI/CD
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CI/CD within the North of England 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
North West +7 931 £65,000 +13.04% 123
Yorkshire +17 629 £65,000 +8.33% 71
North East +18 107 £55,750 +11.50% 34
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 North of England region with a requirement for CI/CD.

1 1,072 (64.31%) Agile
2 872 (52.31%) AWS
3 851 (51.05%) DevOps
4 816 (48.95%) Azure
5 551 (33.05%) Python
6 534 (32.03%) Kubernetes
7 514 (30.83%) Docker
8 491 (29.45%) Software Engineering
9 461 (27.65%) Java
10 448 (26.87%) JavaScript
11 446 (26.75%) Terraform
12 429 (25.73%) Infrastructure as Code
13 418 (25.07%) Jenkins
14 415 (24.90%) TDD
15 379 (22.74%) React
16 350 (21.00%) Microservices
17 341 (20.46%) Linux
18 313 (18.78%) Social Skills
19 308 (18.48%) SQL
20 307 (18.42%) Full Stack Development
21 304 (18.24%) C#
22 299 (17.94%) .NET
22 299 (17.94%) Test Automation
23 294 (17.64%) Scrum
24 274 (16.44%) Git (software)
25 262 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
26 258 (15.48%) Mentoring
27 247 (14.82%) GCP
27 247 (14.82%) Finance
28 234 (14.04%) Continuous Integration

CI/CD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 67 (4.02%) Confluence
2 56 (3.36%) Apache
3 39 (2.34%) Apache Spark
4 38 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (1.20%) CMS
5 20 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.66%) Sitefinity
9 10 (0.60%) nginx
10 7 (0.42%) IIS
11 4 (0.24%) JBoss
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.18%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.12%) Luigi
13 2 (0.12%) Mule
13 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.060%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 22 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) SAP MDM
2 4 (0.24%) Summit
3 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.060%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 872 (52.31%) AWS
2 816 (48.95%) Azure
3 247 (14.82%) GCP
4 220 (13.20%) GitHub
5 202 (12.12%) Azure DevOps
6 194 (11.64%) Serverless
7 160 (9.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 119 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
9 109 (6.54%) SaaS
10 74 (4.44%) GitHub Actions
11 69 (4.14%) Snowflake
12 67 (4.02%) OpenShift
13 63 (3.78%) Amazon ECS
13 63 (3.78%) PaaS
14 62 (3.72%) Amazon S3
14 62 (3.72%) Amazon SQS
15 61 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 59 (3.54%) Azure AKS
17 53 (3.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 39 (2.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.00%) Broadband
2 38 (2.28%) DNS
3 35 (2.10%) Firewall
4 27 (1.62%) HTTP
5 23 (1.38%) Internet
6 21 (1.26%) LAN
6 21 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.02%) AMQP
7 17 (1.02%) DHCP
8 13 (0.78%) FTP
9 12 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.66%) IPsec
11 5 (0.30%) RFID
12 4 (0.24%) Calico
13 3 (0.18%) IPv4
13 3 (0.18%) SMTP
14 2 (0.12%) OpenVPN
15 1 (0.060%) 5G
15 1 (0.060%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 1 (0.060%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 177 (10.62%) MySQL
3 146 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
4 105 (6.30%) MongoDB
5 103 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
6 87 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 84 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
8 82 (4.92%) Data Lake
9 63 (3.78%) Relational Database
10 54 (3.24%) DynamoDB
11 40 (2.40%) Amazon Athena
12 38 (2.28%) Star Schema
13 35 (2.10%) Redis
14 28 (1.68%) Power BI
15 24 (1.44%) Big Data
16 22 (1.32%) Tableau
17 16 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.90%) Metadata
19 13 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
20 12 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 418 (25.07%) Jenkins
2 274 (16.44%) Git (software)
3 211 (12.66%) GitLab
4 134 (8.04%) JIRA
5 89 (5.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 81 (4.86%) Travis CI
7 79 (4.74%) TeamCity
8 66 (3.96%) Selenium
9 50 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (2.88%) Postman
11 46 (2.76%) Cypress.io
12 42 (2.52%) IBM UrbanCode
13 39 (2.34%) SonarQube
14 38 (2.28%) Maven
15 35 (2.10%) Cucumber
16 33 (1.98%) SpecFlow
17 29 (1.74%) Ant
18 23 (1.38%) CircleCI
19 22 (1.32%) Bitbucket
19 22 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 313 (18.78%) Social Skills
2 247 (14.82%) Finance
3 128 (7.68%) Public Sector
4 113 (6.78%) Retail
5 109 (6.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 97 (5.82%) Games
7 93 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (3.54%) Law
9 51 (3.06%) Banking
10 45 (2.70%) Automotive
11 43 (2.58%) Marketing
12 37 (2.22%) Manufacturing
13 30 (1.80%) Legal
13 30 (1.80%) Presentation Skills
14 22 (1.32%) Financial Institution
14 22 (1.32%) Telecoms
15 19 (1.14%) Aerospace
16 17 (1.02%) Social Housing
17 16 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
18 11 (0.66%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 598 (35.87%) Developer
2 245 (14.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 214 (12.84%) Senior Developer
4 146 (8.76%) Software Engineer
5 108 (6.48%) Data Engineer
6 104 (6.24%) Java Developer
7 100 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 95 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 94 (5.64%) Software Developer
10 76 (4.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 68 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
12 59 (3.54%) Architect
13 58 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 57 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
15 51 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
16 49 (2.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 48 (2.88%) Site Engineer
18 47 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
19 42 (2.52%) Test Engineer
20 40 (2.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (22.74%) React
2 299 (17.94%) .NET
3 225 (13.50%) Node.js
4 189 (11.34%) AngularJS
5 167 (10.02%) CSS
6 153 (9.18%) .NET Core
7 141 (8.46%) HTML
7 141 (8.46%) Kafka
8 135 (8.10%) RESTful
8 135 (8.10%) Spring
9 132 (7.92%) Vue.js
10 111 (6.66%) REST
11 98 (5.88%) GraphQL
12 97 (5.82%) Spring Boot
13 85 (5.10%) .NET Framework
14 54 (3.24%) Elastic Stack
15 51 (3.06%) HTML5
16 48 (2.88%) Web Services
17 42 (2.52%) YAML
18 39 (2.34%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.46%) Cloud Native
2 136 (8.16%) User Experience
3 115 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (4.38%) Data Structures
5 71 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
6 65 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (3.42%) Mobile App
9 54 (3.24%) Public Cloud
10 43 (2.58%) Algorithms
11 38 (2.28%) Virtual Team
12 33 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
13 32 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
13 32 (1.92%) Tandem
14 30 (1.80%) NHS
15 28 (1.68%) IoT
15 28 (1.68%) Life Science
16 25 (1.50%) Blog
17 21 (1.26%) PlayStation
18 18 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 341 (20.46%) Linux
2 140 (8.40%) Unix
3 129 (7.74%) Windows
4 40 (2.40%) Mesosphere
5 37 (2.22%) Android
6 24 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.26%) AIX
7 21 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.60%) CentOS
9 10 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.36%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.12%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.060%) Tizen
14 1 (0.060%) webOS
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,072 (64.31%) Agile
2 851 (51.05%) DevOps
3 491 (29.45%) Software Engineering
4 429 (25.73%) Infrastructure as Code
5 415 (24.90%) TDD
6 350 (21.00%) Microservices
7 307 (18.42%) Full Stack Development
8 299 (17.94%) Test Automation
9 294 (17.64%) Scrum
10 262 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
11 258 (15.48%) Mentoring
12 234 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
13 207 (12.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 198 (11.88%) Coaching
15 175 (10.50%) Containerisation
16 172 (10.32%) SDLC
17 162 (9.72%) BDD
18 155 (9.30%) Analytics
19 152 (9.12%) OO
20 132 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 551 (33.05%) Python
2 461 (27.65%) Java
3 448 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 308 (18.48%) SQL
5 304 (18.24%) C#
6 231 (13.86%) TypeScript
7 186 (11.16%) Go
8 166 (9.96%) Bash
9 149 (8.94%) PowerShell
10 137 (8.22%) Ruby
11 81 (4.86%) PHP
12 72 (4.32%) ES6
13 64 (3.84%) Kotlin
14 39 (2.34%) Perl
15 36 (2.16%) Scala
16 29 (1.74%) C++
17 28 (1.68%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.44%) Apple Swift
19 21 (1.26%) SAPscript
20 18 (1.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 75 (4.50%) Degree
2 54 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 19 (1.14%) Azure Certification
6 19 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.60%) CISSP
9 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.30%) CISA
10 5 (0.30%) CISM
10 5 (0.30%) GIAC
10 5 (0.30%) ISEB
10 5 (0.30%) OSCP
10 5 (0.30%) SANS
11 4 (0.24%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.18%) CCNA
12 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.68%) Data Quality
2 72 (4.32%) QA
3 36 (2.16%) Accessibility
4 13 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.66%) GDPR
5 11 (0.66%) SLA
6 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.36%) NIST
6 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) WCAG
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 514 (30.83%) Docker
2 21 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.36%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.18%) vSphere
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Squid
8 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 534 (32.03%) Kubernetes
2 446 (26.75%) Terraform
3 208 (12.48%) Ansible
4 88 (5.28%) Puppet
5 75 (4.50%) Prometheus
6 73 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (3.36%) Consul
8 52 (3.12%) Grafana
9 40 (2.40%) Automic
10 21 (1.26%) Nagios
11 20 (1.20%) Kibana
12 16 (0.96%) Sysdig
13 14 (0.84%) logstash
14 8 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.48%) Istio
14 8 (0.48%) Rancher
15 5 (0.30%) Packer
15 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.24%) HP ALM
16 4 (0.24%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 198 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.90%) Oracle
3 79 (4.74%) Hitachi
4 68 (4.08%) Google
5 55 (3.30%) Splunk
6 43 (2.58%) SAP
7 36 (2.16%) IBM
8 26 (1.56%) VMware
9 24 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.26%) SolarWinds
11 20 (1.20%) Sony
12 19 (1.14%) QinetiQ
13 16 (0.96%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.72%) Databricks
15 11 (0.66%) Apple
15 11 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.48%) Spotify
18 7 (0.42%) Dynatrace
18 7 (0.42%) PagerDuty