Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 223 272
Rank change year-on-year +37 +49 +65
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 194 146 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.20% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.35% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 162 127 97
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,050 £67,500 £58,750
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 11545 10848 11728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.62% 89.36% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9175 9076 9626
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +2 158 £50,000 - 13
Cheshire -4 22 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Merseyside +13 13 £37,500 -
Lancashire 0 1 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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.

1 163 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (50.00%) DevOps
3 87 (44.85%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (43.30%) Java
5 79 (40.72%) TDD
6 71 (36.60%) Linux
7 67 (34.54%) Scrum
8 60 (30.93%) Git (software)
9 57 (29.38%) Python
9 57 (29.38%) Ansible
10 56 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
11 55 (28.35%) Puppet
12 54 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
12 54 (27.84%) JavaScript
12 54 (27.84%) Test Automation
13 53 (27.32%) Windows
14 51 (26.29%) SQL Server
15 49 (25.26%) .NET
15 49 (25.26%) Big Data
16 48 (24.74%) Docker
17 46 (23.71%) Software Engineering
18 44 (22.68%) Microsoft
18 44 (22.68%) Finance
19 42 (21.65%) C#
19 42 (21.65%) REST
20 41 (21.13%) Web Services
21 40 (20.62%) QA
21 40 (20.62%) Open Source
22 39 (20.10%) BDD
23 37 (19.07%) C++

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 9 (4.64%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.06%) Apache
5 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.03%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (14.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (8.76%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.06%) PaaS
5 4 (2.06%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) LDAP
2 4 (2.06%) Broadband
2 4 (2.06%) Internet
3 3 (1.55%) DNS
3 3 (1.55%) Intranet
3 3 (1.55%) ISDN
3 3 (1.55%) LAN
3 3 (1.55%) VoIP
3 3 (1.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 49 (25.26%) Big Data
3 34 (17.53%) Hadoop
4 19 (9.79%) Relational Database
5 18 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.15%) MySQL
7 8 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.12%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.06%) Redis
10 3 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.55%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.03%) Power BI
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 60 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 33 (17.01%) JIRA
3 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
3 27 (13.92%) NuGet
4 17 (8.76%) Selenium
5 14 (7.22%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.22%) Visual Studio
6 12 (6.19%) CruiseControl
6 12 (6.19%) ReSharper
6 12 (6.19%) SonarQube
6 12 (6.19%) Subversion
7 11 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (5.15%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.12%) GitLab
9 8 (4.12%) Maven
10 6 (3.09%) Gradle
10 6 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.58%) PyCharm
11 5 (2.58%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.58%) TestNG
General
1 44 (22.68%) Finance
2 35 (18.04%) Marketing
3 34 (17.53%) Electronics
3 34 (17.53%) Manufacturing
3 34 (17.53%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.19%) Law
5 4 (2.06%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (29.90%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (17.53%) Software Engineer
4 18 (9.28%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 14 (7.22%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (6.70%) Architect
7 13 (6.70%) Release Engineer
7 13 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Build and Release Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Build Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Developer
8 12 (6.19%) Tester
9 11 (5.67%) Automation Tester
9 11 (5.67%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.15%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.12%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.26%) .NET
2 42 (21.65%) REST
3 41 (21.13%) Web Services
4 33 (17.01%) AngularJS
5 26 (13.40%) ASP.NET
5 26 (13.40%) JSON
6 23 (11.86%) .NET Framework
7 22 (11.34%) HTML
7 22 (11.34%) XML
8 21 (10.82%) CSS
8 21 (10.82%) Spring
9 20 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (10.31%) WCF
10 17 (8.76%) LINQ
10 17 (8.76%) Node.js
11 16 (8.25%) ADO.NET
11 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (7.73%) jQuery
13 13 (6.70%) RESTful
14 12 (6.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Public Cloud
2 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.67%) iPad
4 10 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.55%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.52%) Fintech
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (36.60%) Linux
2 53 (27.32%) Windows
3 20 (10.31%) Unix
4 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (50.00%) DevOps
3 87 (44.85%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (40.72%) TDD
5 67 (34.54%) Scrum
6 54 (27.84%) Test Automation
7 46 (23.71%) Software Engineering
8 40 (20.62%) Open Source
9 39 (20.10%) BDD
10 37 (19.07%) MVC
11 36 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (18.56%) Machine Learning
12 34 (17.53%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (17.53%) Programme Management
13 27 (13.92%) E-Commerce
14 24 (12.37%) Analytics
15 21 (10.82%) Microservices
15 21 (10.82%) Test Scripting
16 19 (9.79%) Refactoring
16 19 (9.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.30%) Java
2 57 (29.38%) Python
3 54 (27.84%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.65%) C#
5 37 (19.07%) C++
5 37 (19.07%) SQL
6 30 (15.46%) PowerShell
7 26 (13.40%) Shell Script
8 23 (11.86%) Go
9 21 (10.82%) C
10 9 (4.64%) PHP
11 8 (4.12%) Ruby
12 7 (3.61%) Clojure
13 4 (2.06%) Perl
13 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.03%) XPath
16 1 (0.52%) SQR
Qualifications
1 16 (8.25%) Degree
2 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.06%) MCSE
5 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.03%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.62%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 48 (24.74%) Docker
2 30 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.73%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.73%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (7.73%) VirtualBox
3 15 (7.73%) Xen
4 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (29.38%) Ansible
2 55 (28.35%) Puppet
3 54 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (14.43%) Kubernetes
5 12 (6.19%) Kibana
6 6 (3.09%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (2.06%) Mesos
7 4 (2.06%) Terraform
8 3 (1.55%) Marathon
8 3 (1.55%) rkt
Vendors
1 44 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.53%) SAP
3 30 (15.46%) VMware
4 29 (14.95%) Google
5 5 (2.58%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.06%) Apigee
6 4 (2.06%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.06%) Sun
7 3 (1.55%) BMC
7 3 (1.55%) IBM
7 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.55%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.52%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) Zend