Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 191 236
Rank change year-on-year +32 +45 +69
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 253 200 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 1.51% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.66% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 214 159 87
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,750 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 11,283 12,032 10,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.12% 91.11% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,105 9,772 8,657
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +38 191 £47,500 -5.00% 43
Cheshire +5 43 £60,000 +60.00% 9
Merseyside +14 17 £62,500 +66.67% 1
Lancashire +2 2 £55,000 -27.30% 3
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 Continuous Delivery.

1 192 (75.89%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
3 153 (60.47%) TDD
4 134 (52.96%) DevOps
5 83 (32.81%) Opscode Chef
6 82 (32.41%) Puppet
7 80 (31.62%) Ansible
7 80 (31.62%) Linux
8 79 (31.23%) BDD
9 78 (30.83%) Software Engineering
10 71 (28.06%) Windows
11 69 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 68 (26.88%) JavaScript
13 67 (26.48%) Java
14 64 (25.30%) .NET
14 64 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
15 62 (24.51%) Docker
16 61 (24.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (22.53%) Scrum
18 54 (21.34%) Test Automation
19 52 (20.55%) C#
20 50 (19.76%) VMware
21 49 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
21 49 (19.37%) Microservices
22 48 (18.97%) Jenkins
22 48 (18.97%) AngularJS
23 47 (18.58%) Continuous Improvement
24 46 (18.18%) Hyper-V
25 45 (17.79%) QA
26 44 (17.39%) SQL

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 17 (6.72%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (3.16%) CMS
2 8 (3.16%) IIS
3 6 (2.37%) Apache
3 6 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.98%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.58%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.19%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (24.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.49%) NuGet
4 23 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.56%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.77%) SaaS
8 6 (2.37%) IaaS
9 4 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.19%) PaaS
11 2 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.79%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.79%) Serverless
12 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.40%) Datadog
12 1 (0.40%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) Internet
2 8 (3.16%) Broadband
3 5 (1.98%) HTTP
4 4 (1.58%) DNS
5 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.19%) VSAN
6 2 (0.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.79%) FTP
6 2 (0.79%) IPsec
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.23%) Big Data
2 25 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.56%) MySQL
5 8 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.77%) Couchbase
7 6 (2.37%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.19%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.40%) DataStage
12 1 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.40%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 48 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.88%) Selenium
4 13 (5.14%) SonarQube
5 12 (4.74%) JIRA
5 12 (4.74%) JUnit
5 12 (4.74%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.95%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.56%) Robot Framework
9 7 (2.77%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.98%) NUnit
10 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.58%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.19%) GitLab
12 3 (1.19%) Subversion
12 3 (1.19%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.79%) Appium
13 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (11.86%) Finance
2 26 (10.28%) Military
3 21 (8.30%) Retail
4 16 (6.32%) Marketing
5 14 (5.53%) Electronics
6 13 (5.14%) Manufacturing
7 11 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (29.25%) Developer
2 59 (23.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (22.13%) Software Engineer
4 47 (18.58%) Lead DevOps
5 36 (14.23%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 36 (14.23%) Senior DevOps
6 32 (12.65%) Team Leader
7 27 (10.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 26 (10.28%) C# Developer
9 25 (9.88%) .NET Developer
10 21 (8.30%) Java Engineer
11 20 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (7.91%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (7.11%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
13 17 (6.72%) Senior Developer
14 15 (5.93%) Test Engineer
15 14 (5.53%) Administrator
16 13 (5.14%) Lead Software Engineer
16 13 (5.14%) Software Test Engineer
16 13 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (25.30%) .NET
2 48 (18.97%) AngularJS
3 40 (15.81%) React
4 34 (13.44%) Spring
5 33 (13.04%) HTML
5 33 (13.04%) REST
6 31 (12.25%) Node.js
7 26 (10.28%) ASP.NET
8 24 (9.49%) CSS
9 22 (8.70%) Web Services
10 21 (8.30%) Spring Boot
11 20 (7.91%) HTML5
12 18 (7.11%) .NET Core
13 17 (6.72%) Hibernate
14 16 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (5.93%) Gherkin
16 14 (5.53%) .NET Framework
16 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (4.74%) XML
18 11 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.25%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.14%) Blog
3 12 (4.74%) Xbox
4 10 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.16%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.98%) Fintech
6 5 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.58%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.19%) Life Science
8 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.19%) User Experience
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.79%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (31.62%) Linux
2 71 (28.06%) Windows
3 8 (3.16%) Unix
4 7 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.79%) CentOS
6 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (75.89%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
3 153 (60.47%) TDD
4 134 (52.96%) DevOps
5 79 (31.23%) BDD
6 78 (30.83%) Software Engineering
7 57 (22.53%) Scrum
8 54 (21.34%) Test Automation
9 49 (19.37%) Microservices
10 47 (18.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 41 (16.21%) SOLID
12 38 (15.02%) Kanban
13 36 (14.23%) MVC
14 34 (13.44%) SDLC
15 33 (13.04%) Configuration Management
16 31 (12.25%) Pair Programming
17 30 (11.86%) Open Source
18 29 (11.46%) E-Commerce
19 27 (10.67%) Information Security
20 26 (10.28%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.88%) JavaScript
2 67 (26.48%) Java
3 52 (20.55%) C#
4 44 (17.39%) SQL
5 34 (13.44%) Python
6 30 (11.86%) C
7 28 (11.07%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.72%) Java 8
8 17 (6.72%) PHP
9 16 (6.32%) T-SQL
10 15 (5.93%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.14%) C++
12 10 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.16%) Ruby
13 8 (3.16%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.37%) Go
14 6 (2.37%) Scala
15 2 (0.79%) ES6
15 2 (0.79%) Groovy
15 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.49%) Degree
3 23 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.56%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.79%) QA
2 8 (3.16%) GCP
System Software
1 62 (24.51%) Docker
2 49 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 41 (16.21%) VirtualBox
4 41 (16.21%) Xen
5 20 (7.91%) Active Directory
6 17 (6.72%) KVM
7 3 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.19%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 83 (32.81%) Opscode Chef
2 82 (32.41%) Puppet
3 80 (31.62%) Ansible
4 32 (12.65%) Kubernetes
5 31 (12.25%) Terraform
6 12 (4.74%) Salt
7 9 (3.56%) Kibana
8 6 (2.37%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.37%) Rancher
9 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.79%) Istio
10 2 (0.79%) logstash
10 2 (0.79%) Marathon
10 2 (0.79%) Mesos
10 2 (0.79%) Packer
10 2 (0.79%) rkt
11 1 (0.40%) Grafana
Vendors
1 50 (19.76%) VMware
2 36 (14.23%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.91%) Google
4 15 (5.93%) IBM
5 12 (4.74%) SAP
6 9 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.98%) Capita
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle
8 4 (1.58%) Talend
9 3 (1.19%) Adobe
9 3 (1.19%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) Facebook
11 1 (0.40%) hybris
11 1 (0.40%) Informatica
11 1 (0.40%) PagerDuty
11 1 (0.40%) Splunk