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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 West
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +28
Permanent jobs citing CI/CD 931 578 299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 9.77% 7.80% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.11% 8.30% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 582 457 256
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,334 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,813
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £76,250
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,208 6,963 4,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 96.61% 93.94% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,752 5,213 3,631
10th Percentile £30,363 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £39,316
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,543 £63,158 £60,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for CI/CD in the North West

CI/CD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CI/CD in the North West

CI/CD
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram for CI/CD in the North West

CI/CD
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 CI/CD within the North West 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
Manchester +3 654 £65,000 +8.33% 95
Merseyside +29 140 £65,000 +13.04% 7
Cheshire -8 96 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Lancashire +1 37 £70,000 +33.33% 6
Cumbria -7 1 £57,500 - 2
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 West region with a requirement for CI/CD.

1 608 (65.31%) Agile
2 531 (57.04%) AWS
3 486 (52.20%) DevOps
4 458 (49.19%) Azure
5 345 (37.06%) Python
6 333 (35.77%) Kubernetes
7 319 (34.26%) Software Engineering
8 290 (31.15%) Docker
9 285 (30.61%) Terraform
10 275 (29.54%) JavaScript
11 274 (29.43%) Java
12 273 (29.32%) TDD
13 263 (28.25%) React
14 248 (26.64%) Microservices
15 219 (23.52%) Infrastructure as Code
16 215 (23.09%) Linux
16 215 (23.09%) Jenkins
17 191 (20.52%) Problem-Solving
18 189 (20.30%) Full Stack Development
19 182 (19.55%) SQL
20 172 (18.47%) .NET
20 172 (18.47%) Git (software)
21 171 (18.37%) Test Automation
22 169 (18.15%) Finance
23 167 (17.94%) Social Skills
24 166 (17.83%) C#
25 160 (17.19%) Scrum
26 155 (16.65%) Mentoring
27 150 (16.11%) Node.js
28 145 (15.57%) Coaching

CI/CD
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 45 (4.83%) Confluence
2 28 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.90%) Apache
4 13 (1.40%) CMS
5 12 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.18%) Sitefinity
7 10 (1.07%) nginx
8 4 (0.43%) JBoss
9 3 (0.32%) IIS
9 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 531 (57.04%) AWS
2 458 (49.19%) Azure
3 145 (15.57%) Serverless
4 144 (15.47%) GCP
5 108 (11.60%) GitHub
6 104 (11.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 94 (10.10%) AWS Lambda
8 79 (8.49%) Azure DevOps
9 56 (6.02%) Amazon S3
10 55 (5.91%) Amazon SQS
10 55 (5.91%) SaaS
11 50 (5.37%) Snowflake
12 36 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 36 (3.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 35 (3.76%) Amazon ECS
14 32 (3.44%) Matillion
15 31 (3.33%) OpenShift
15 31 (3.33%) PaaS
16 28 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
17 27 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.22%) DNS
2 21 (2.26%) Internet
2 21 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.15%) HTTP
4 12 (1.29%) DHCP
4 12 (1.29%) FTP
4 12 (1.29%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.18%) IPsec
6 5 (0.54%) AMQP
7 4 (0.43%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.11%) SMTP
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) Telnet
8 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (14.61%) MySQL
2 113 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 91 (9.77%) MongoDB
3 91 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (9.13%) Elasticsearch
5 62 (6.66%) NoSQL
6 56 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (5.91%) Data Lake
8 50 (5.37%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.87%) Amazon Athena
10 34 (3.65%) DynamoDB
11 32 (3.44%) Star Schema
12 22 (2.36%) Redis
13 14 (1.50%) Power BI
14 13 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (1.07%) Data Mart
16 10 (1.07%) Flink
16 10 (1.07%) Semantic Layer
17 9 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 215 (23.09%) Jenkins
2 172 (18.47%) Git (software)
3 141 (15.15%) GitLab
4 85 (9.13%) JIRA
5 81 (8.70%) Travis CI
6 66 (7.09%) TeamCity
7 50 (5.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 42 (4.51%) Cypress.io
9 41 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (4.30%) IBM UrbanCode
11 29 (3.11%) SonarQube
12 27 (2.90%) Selenium
13 25 (2.69%) Postman
14 16 (1.72%) Spinnaker
15 14 (1.50%) Maven
15 14 (1.50%) Subversion
16 12 (1.29%) Bitbucket
17 11 (1.18%) Gradle
17 11 (1.18%) Storybook
18 10 (1.07%) Ant
General
1 169 (18.15%) Finance
2 167 (17.94%) Social Skills
3 56 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (5.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 45 (4.83%) Automotive
5 45 (4.83%) Retail
6 44 (4.73%) Public Sector
7 34 (3.65%) Law
8 33 (3.54%) Manufacturing
9 31 (3.33%) Games
10 29 (3.11%) Banking
11 23 (2.47%) Legal
12 19 (2.04%) Aerospace
12 19 (2.04%) Telecoms
13 17 (1.83%) Marketing
14 13 (1.40%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.97%) Social Housing
16 8 (0.86%) Electronics
17 7 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
18 6 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 330 (35.45%) Developer
2 125 (13.43%) Senior Developer
2 125 (13.43%) Software Engineer
3 107 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 69 (7.41%) Data Engineer
5 65 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 59 (6.34%) Software Developer
7 57 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 54 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 53 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
10 37 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 35 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 35 (3.76%) React Developer
12 33 (3.54%) Site Engineer
12 33 (3.54%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 31 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
13 31 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 29 (3.11%) Engineering Manager
14 29 (3.11%) Site Manager
14 29 (3.11%) Site Reliability Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (28.25%) React
2 172 (18.47%) .NET
3 150 (16.11%) Node.js
4 130 (13.96%) CSS
5 114 (12.24%) RESTful
6 112 (12.03%) AngularJS
7 108 (11.60%) HTML
8 102 (10.96%) Spring
9 98 (10.53%) .NET Core
10 72 (7.73%) Kafka
11 70 (7.52%) Vue.js
12 66 (7.09%) Spring Boot
13 62 (6.66%) REST
14 46 (4.94%) GraphQL
15 44 (4.73%) HTML5
16 43 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
17 35 (3.76%) Web Services
18 29 (3.11%) .NET Framework
19 28 (3.01%) Entity Framework
20 27 (2.90%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.06%) Cloud Native
2 61 (6.55%) User Experience
3 53 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (5.05%) Data Structures
5 45 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
6 39 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.44%) Data Protection Act
8 29 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (3.01%) Life Science
10 27 (2.90%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.79%) Algorithms
12 25 (2.69%) Virtual Team
13 24 (2.58%) Public Cloud
14 22 (2.36%) Blog
15 21 (2.26%) PlayStation
16 17 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
17 16 (1.72%) IoT
17 16 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
17 16 (1.72%) NHS
18 13 (1.40%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 215 (23.09%) Linux
2 86 (9.24%) Windows
3 85 (9.13%) Unix
4 40 (4.30%) Mesosphere
5 15 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.97%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.64%) Android
8 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.54%) CentOS
9 5 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Tizen
10 1 (0.11%) webOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (65.31%) Agile
2 486 (52.20%) DevOps
3 319 (34.26%) Software Engineering
4 273 (29.32%) TDD
5 248 (26.64%) Microservices
6 219 (23.52%) Infrastructure as Code
7 191 (20.52%) Problem-Solving
8 189 (20.30%) Full Stack Development
9 171 (18.37%) Test Automation
10 160 (17.19%) Scrum
11 155 (16.65%) Mentoring
12 145 (15.57%) Coaching
13 140 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
14 123 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 122 (13.10%) SDLC
16 119 (12.78%) Event-Driven
17 106 (11.39%) Open Source
18 104 (11.17%) OO
19 102 (10.96%) Analytics
20 97 (10.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 345 (37.06%) Python
2 275 (29.54%) JavaScript
3 274 (29.43%) Java
4 182 (19.55%) SQL
5 166 (17.83%) C#
6 143 (15.36%) Go
6 143 (15.36%) TypeScript
7 112 (12.03%) Ruby
8 95 (10.20%) PowerShell
9 76 (8.16%) Bash
10 55 (5.91%) ES6
11 26 (2.79%) PHP
12 22 (2.36%) Kotlin
13 20 (2.15%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.93%) C++
14 18 (1.93%) Scala
15 13 (1.40%) F#
15 13 (1.40%) Perl
16 9 (0.97%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 38 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 26 (2.79%) Degree
4 17 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.72%) Azure Certification
6 14 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.54%) ISEB
10 4 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.32%) PMP
12 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.21%) MBA
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Certified Developer
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
13 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.47%) QA
3 20 (2.15%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) NIST
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 290 (31.15%) Docker
2 10 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 333 (35.77%) Kubernetes
2 285 (30.61%) Terraform
3 104 (11.17%) Ansible
4 73 (7.84%) Prometheus
5 59 (6.34%) Puppet
6 56 (6.02%) Consul
7 54 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (4.30%) Automic
9 36 (3.87%) Grafana
10 21 (2.26%) Nagios
11 16 (1.72%) Kibana
11 16 (1.72%) Sysdig
12 14 (1.50%) logstash
13 8 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.54%) Rancher
15 4 (0.43%) HP Fortify
16 3 (0.32%) HP ALM
17 2 (0.21%) CFEngine
17 2 (0.21%) Packer
18 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 79 (8.49%) Hitachi
3 61 (6.55%) Oracle
4 49 (5.26%) Google
5 44 (4.73%) Splunk
6 20 (2.15%) Sony
7 19 (2.04%) QinetiQ
8 16 (1.72%) VMware
9 15 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.18%) IBM
11 10 (1.07%) Apple
12 8 (0.86%) Spotify
13 7 (0.75%) SAP
14 6 (0.64%) Zend
15 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.54%) Cisco
15 5 (0.54%) Juniper
16 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.43%) Sun
16 4 (0.43%) Xamarin