Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Continuous Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 209 280
Rank change year-on-year +25 +71 +73
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 204 162 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.62% 1.32% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.46% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 169 138 77
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,352 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.10% +2.70% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,575 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

Continuous Delivery 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 11,352 11,086 10,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.40% 90.36% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,017 9,274 8,919
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in the North West

Continuous Delivery
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the North West.

Salary trend for Continuous Delivery in the North West

Continuous Delivery
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Delivery in the North West

Continuous Delivery
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 Continuous Delivery within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Manchester +23 171 £55,000 +4.76% 39
Cheshire -12 24 £50,000 +38.89% 9
Merseyside +28 8 £61,250 +58.06% 3
Lancashire +2 1 - -
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 North West region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 137 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (65.69%) DevOps
3 98 (48.04%) Java
4 91 (44.61%) Linux
5 80 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (37.75%) TDD
7 73 (35.78%) Scrum
8 70 (34.31%) Docker
9 62 (30.39%) Amazon AWS
10 56 (27.45%) Git (software)
11 54 (26.47%) Jenkins
12 51 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 50 (24.51%) Python
14 49 (24.02%) Microservices
15 48 (23.53%) Software Engineering
16 45 (22.06%) Kubernetes
16 45 (22.06%) Ansible
17 43 (21.08%) Puppet
18 41 (20.10%) REST
18 41 (20.10%) C
18 41 (20.10%) C#
19 38 (18.63%) SQL Server
20 37 (18.14%) SQL
20 37 (18.14%) Windows
20 37 (18.14%) OpenShift
20 37 (18.14%) BDD
21 36 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
21 36 (17.65%) C++
22 35 (17.16%) Finance
22 35 (17.16%) Opscode Chef

Continuous Delivery
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 12 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.96%) Apache
4 4 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.47%) Confluence
5 3 (1.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.39%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (18.14%) OpenShift
3 36 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (3.92%) SaaS
7 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.96%) Serverless
8 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.47%) PaaS
9 2 (0.98%) GitHub
10 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.49%) IaaS
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) DNS
1 4 (1.96%) HTTP
1 4 (1.96%) Internet
1 4 (1.96%) SAN
2 3 (1.47%) DHCP
2 3 (1.47%) FTP
2 3 (1.47%) IPsec
2 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.49%) Broadband
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) ISDN
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) VoIP
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.22%) Big Data
3 17 (8.33%) MySQL
4 14 (6.86%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (1.47%) HDInsight
8 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.98%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.98%) Power BI
9 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.98%) Redis
9 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 54 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.27%) Selenium
4 20 (9.80%) JIRA
5 18 (8.82%) NuGet
6 11 (5.39%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.39%) GitLab
7 10 (4.90%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.92%) Maven
8 8 (3.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.43%) Artifactory
9 7 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.43%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.94%) PyCharm
11 5 (2.45%) MSTest
11 5 (2.45%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.45%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.96%) Gradle
12 4 (1.96%) ReSharper
12 4 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 35 (17.16%) Finance
2 17 (8.33%) Marketing
3 16 (7.84%) Electronics
3 16 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.41%) Automotive
5 5 (2.45%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.45%) Law
6 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (23.04%) Developer
2 43 (21.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 21 (10.29%) Tester
5 19 (9.31%) Automation Tester
6 18 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 17 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (6.86%) Lead DevOps
8 14 (6.86%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (6.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) Architect
10 12 (5.88%) Software Tester
11 11 (5.39%) Java Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.92%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.43%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.10%) REST
2 34 (16.67%) .NET
3 26 (12.75%) Spring
4 22 (10.78%) Web Services
5 21 (10.29%) JMS
6 20 (9.80%) AngularJS
7 19 (9.31%) JSON
8 16 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
8 16 (7.84%) CSS
8 16 (7.84%) HTML
9 15 (7.35%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.35%) XML
10 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.37%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (6.37%) RESTful
11 13 (6.37%) WCF
12 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (4.41%) jQuery
13 9 (4.41%) LINQ
13 9 (4.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.45%) Fintech
7 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.47%) User Experience
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) iPad
9 2 (0.98%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) RIA
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (44.61%) Linux
2 37 (18.14%) Windows
3 11 (5.39%) Unix
4 4 (1.96%) CentOS
4 4 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Debian
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (65.69%) DevOps
3 80 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (37.75%) TDD
5 73 (35.78%) Scrum
6 51 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 49 (24.02%) Microservices
8 48 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 37 (18.14%) BDD
10 31 (15.20%) MVC
11 27 (13.24%) E-Commerce
12 21 (10.29%) OO
12 21 (10.29%) Use Case
13 19 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (8.82%) Kanban
15 17 (8.33%) Machine Learning
15 17 (8.33%) Software Testing
16 16 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
16 16 (7.84%) Mentoring
16 16 (7.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 98 (48.04%) Java
2 50 (24.51%) Python
3 41 (20.10%) C
3 41 (20.10%) C#
4 37 (18.14%) SQL
5 36 (17.65%) C++
6 32 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.86%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.37%) Go
9 10 (4.90%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.43%) Perl
11 7 (3.43%) PHP
12 5 (2.45%) Scala
13 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.47%) Ruby
15 2 (0.98%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.98%) Clojure
15 2 (0.98%) Groovy
15 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.98%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.98%) MCSE
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCTS
6 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) GCP
System Software
1 70 (34.31%) Docker
2 20 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 18 (8.82%) VirtualBox
3 18 (8.82%) Xen
4 8 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (22.06%) Ansible
1 45 (22.06%) Kubernetes
2 43 (21.08%) Puppet
3 35 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.31%) Kibana
5 16 (7.84%) Prometheus
6 13 (6.37%) Terraform
7 6 (2.94%) Mesos
8 5 (2.45%) Marathon
8 5 (2.45%) rkt
9 3 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.76%) VMware
3 21 (10.29%) Google
4 16 (7.84%) SAP
5 7 (3.43%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.96%) Apigee
6 4 (1.96%) NetApp
7 3 (1.47%) Capita
8 2 (0.98%) Alibaba
8 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.98%) BMC
8 2 (0.98%) IBM
8 2 (0.98%) Remedy
8 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.98%) Sun
8 2 (0.98%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
9 1 (0.49%) Zend