Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
England > North West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 203 252
Rank change year-on-year +38 +49 +77
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 248 171 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.92% 1.40% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.52% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 217 136 69
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £36,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 11,888 11,220 10,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.10% 91.58% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,575 9,338 8,476
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,398 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,768
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,961
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +3.14%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +36 184 £57,000 +12.87% 36
Cheshire -5 39 £57,500 +53.33% 7
Merseyside +31 23 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Lancashire -11 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 173 (69.76%) DevOps
2 161 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (55.65%) TDD
4 127 (51.21%) Continuous Integration
5 116 (46.77%) Linux
6 91 (36.69%) Java
7 86 (34.68%) Docker
8 83 (33.47%) Ansible
9 82 (33.06%) Puppet
9 82 (33.06%) Windows
10 76 (30.65%) Scrum
11 74 (29.84%) Git (software)
11 74 (29.84%) Opscode Chef
12 70 (28.23%) Amazon AWS
13 63 (25.40%) Jenkins
14 59 (23.79%) Microservices
15 58 (23.39%) Software Engineering
16 56 (22.58%) VMware
17 51 (20.56%) Hyper-V
17 51 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (20.16%) BDD
19 46 (18.55%) VirtualBox
19 46 (18.55%) Microsoft
19 46 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
19 46 (18.55%) Xen
20 44 (17.74%) Kubernetes
21 42 (16.94%) Python
21 42 (16.94%) C
21 42 (16.94%) Test Automation
21 42 (16.94%) NuGet

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 14 (5.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
4 2 (0.81%) Confluence
4 2 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (28.23%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (16.94%) NuGet
4 27 (10.89%) OpenShift
5 21 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (3.23%) SaaS
8 6 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.02%) Serverless
10 4 (1.61%) PaaS
11 2 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.81%) GitHub
12 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.40%) IaaS
12 1 (0.40%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Internet
2 9 (3.63%) Broadband
3 6 (2.42%) HTTP
4 5 (2.02%) DHCP
4 5 (2.02%) DNS
4 5 (2.02%) FTP
4 5 (2.02%) IPsec
4 5 (2.02%) SAN
4 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.89%) Big Data
3 13 (5.24%) MySQL
4 7 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.21%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (1.21%) HDInsight
8 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.40%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (29.84%) Git (software)
2 63 (25.40%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.85%) Selenium
4 10 (4.03%) GitLab
4 10 (4.03%) JIRA
5 9 (3.63%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.63%) JUnit
6 7 (2.82%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.82%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.42%) MSTest
7 6 (2.42%) NUnit
7 6 (2.42%) PyCharm
7 6 (2.42%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.61%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.61%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (1.21%) GoCD
9 3 (1.21%) JBehave
9 3 (1.21%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (15.32%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.65%) Military
4 13 (5.24%) Electronics
4 13 (5.24%) Marketing
4 13 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.63%) Automotive
6 3 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (31.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (19.76%) Developer
2 49 (19.76%) Senior DevOps
2 49 (19.76%) Team Leader
3 47 (18.95%) Lead DevOps
4 43 (17.34%) Software Engineer
5 40 (16.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 36 (14.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 23 (9.27%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) Java Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (6.45%) Tester
10 14 (5.65%) Automation Tester
10 14 (5.65%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 13 (5.24%) Lead Software Engineer
12 12 (4.84%) Administrator
12 12 (4.84%) Systems Administration Leader
12 12 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.92%) .NET
2 36 (14.52%) Spring
3 35 (14.11%) REST
4 21 (8.47%) React
5 20 (8.06%) AngularJS
5 20 (8.06%) Node.js
6 18 (7.26%) Spring Boot
7 17 (6.85%) JMS
7 17 (6.85%) Web Services
8 16 (6.45%) Hibernate
9 14 (5.65%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (5.24%) HTML
11 12 (4.84%) ASP.NET
11 12 (4.84%) CSS
12 11 (4.44%) WCF
13 10 (4.03%) JSON
13 10 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (3.63%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.63%) XML
15 8 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.63%) Fintech
4 9 (3.63%) Xbox
5 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.61%) Blog
6 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.81%) Life Science
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) RIA
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 116 (46.77%) Linux
2 82 (33.06%) Windows
3 14 (5.65%) Unix
4 5 (2.02%) CentOS
4 5 (2.02%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (69.76%) DevOps
2 161 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (55.65%) TDD
4 127 (51.21%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (30.65%) Scrum
6 59 (23.79%) Microservices
7 58 (23.39%) Software Engineering
8 50 (20.16%) BDD
9 42 (16.94%) Test Automation
10 37 (14.92%) Pair Programming
11 34 (13.71%) Kanban
12 30 (12.10%) SOLID
13 27 (10.89%) MVC
14 25 (10.08%) E-Commerce
15 24 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (9.68%) Mentoring
16 23 (9.27%) OO
17 22 (8.87%) SDLC
18 20 (8.06%) Open Source
19 19 (7.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.69%) Java
2 42 (16.94%) C
2 42 (16.94%) Python
3 35 (14.11%) C#
4 34 (13.71%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.90%) SQL
6 22 (8.87%) C++
7 20 (8.06%) PowerShell
8 17 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 15 (6.05%) Java 8
9 15 (6.05%) PHP
10 11 (4.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.82%) Go
11 7 (2.82%) Scala
12 6 (2.42%) Perl
12 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.42%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.81%) ES6
13 2 (0.81%) Groovy
13 2 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.66%) Degree
4 15 (6.05%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.42%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.81%) ISEB
7 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.73%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) GCP
System Software
1 86 (34.68%) Docker
2 51 (20.56%) Hyper-V
2 51 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (18.55%) VirtualBox
3 46 (18.55%) Xen
4 8 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 83 (33.47%) Ansible
2 82 (33.06%) Puppet
3 74 (29.84%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (17.74%) Kubernetes
5 31 (12.50%) Terraform
6 16 (6.45%) Kibana
7 14 (5.65%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.02%) Rancher
8 5 (2.02%) Salt
9 4 (1.61%) Marathon
9 4 (1.61%) Mesos
9 4 (1.61%) rkt
10 2 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (22.58%) VMware
2 46 (18.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.47%) Google
4 14 (5.65%) SAP
5 9 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.42%) Capita
8 5 (2.02%) IBM
8 5 (2.02%) NetApp
9 2 (0.81%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe
10 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle
10 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.40%) Sun
10 1 (0.40%) Twitter