Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 186 217
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 +44
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 240 195 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 1.53% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.68% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 177 161 121
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £74,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 10,700 11,594 10,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.90% 91.16% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8,575 9,228 9,176
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +38 210 £47,500 -5.00% 28
Cheshire +9 23 £60,000 +60.00% 9
Lancashire +13 4 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Merseyside 0 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 189 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (69.58%) Continuous Integration
3 128 (53.33%) TDD
4 97 (40.42%) BDD
5 93 (38.75%) DevOps
6 91 (37.92%) Software Engineering
7 86 (35.83%) .NET
8 78 (32.50%) C#
9 76 (31.67%) JavaScript
10 62 (25.83%) Test Automation
11 59 (24.58%) Amazon AWS
12 56 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (23.33%) Puppet
13 55 (22.92%) MVC
13 55 (22.92%) Java
14 53 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
15 52 (21.67%) HTML
16 51 (21.25%) AngularJS
17 50 (20.83%) Big Data
17 50 (20.83%) SOLID
18 49 (20.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 47 (19.58%) Ansible
21 46 (19.17%) SDLC
22 43 (17.92%) ASP.NET
23 41 (17.08%) SQL
23 41 (17.08%) Mentoring
24 40 (16.67%) Scrum
25 37 (15.42%) Spring
25 37 (15.42%) Docker

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 (7.08%) Cloud Foundry
1 17 (7.08%) IIS
2 13 (5.42%) CMS
3 11 (4.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (3.33%) Apache
5 7 (2.92%) Confluence
5 7 (2.92%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.50%) Sitefinity
7 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.25%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.58%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (10.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.75%) SaaS
7 7 (2.92%) IaaS
8 6 (2.50%) Google Analytics
9 5 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.67%) GitHub
11 3 (1.25%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.42%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.42%) Datadog
12 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.92%) HTTP
2 5 (2.08%) Internet
3 3 (1.25%) Firewall
3 3 (1.25%) VSAN
4 2 (0.83%) DNS
4 2 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.42%) Broadband
5 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.83%) Big Data
2 32 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.50%) MySQL
7 5 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.25%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.83%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.42%) DataStage
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.17%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.50%) Selenium
4 24 (10.00%) JIRA
5 17 (7.08%) Visual Studio
6 16 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 14 (5.83%) SonarQube
7 14 (5.83%) SpecFlow
8 13 (5.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (3.75%) Robot Framework
10 8 (3.33%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.92%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.92%) Gradle
12 6 (2.50%) Maven
12 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.50%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.08%) NUnit
13 5 (2.08%) Subversion
14 4 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 36 (15.00%) Electronics
2 34 (14.17%) Finance
2 34 (14.17%) Retail
3 32 (13.33%) Military
4 22 (9.17%) Marketing
5 12 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.58%) Games
7 3 (1.25%) Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Law
8 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (42.50%) Developer
2 56 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 40 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 36 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 32 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 15 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (5.83%) Lead DevOps
10 14 (5.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.83%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.42%) Software Test Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) Test Engineer
12 12 (5.00%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (4.58%) Web Developer
14 10 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.83%) .NET
2 52 (21.67%) HTML
3 51 (21.25%) AngularJS
4 43 (17.92%) ASP.NET
5 37 (15.42%) Spring
6 36 (15.00%) React
7 30 (12.50%) CSS
7 30 (12.50%) HTML5
8 25 (10.42%) .NET Core
9 21 (8.75%) .NET Framework
9 21 (8.75%) REST
9 21 (8.75%) Web Services
9 21 (8.75%) XML
10 20 (8.33%) Node.js
11 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (6.67%) RESTful
12 16 (6.67%) Spring Boot
12 16 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.08%) User Experience
5 14 (5.83%) Blog
6 10 (4.17%) Cloud Native
6 10 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.92%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.50%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.08%) Web 2.0
10 5 (2.08%) Xbox
11 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.25%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.83%) NHS
13 2 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.17%) Linux
2 24 (10.00%) Windows
3 7 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.67%) Android
4 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.25%) CentOS
5 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (69.58%) Continuous Integration
3 128 (53.33%) TDD
4 97 (40.42%) BDD
5 93 (38.75%) DevOps
6 91 (37.92%) Software Engineering
7 62 (25.83%) Test Automation
8 55 (22.92%) MVC
9 50 (20.83%) SOLID
10 49 (20.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (19.17%) SDLC
12 41 (17.08%) Mentoring
13 40 (16.67%) Scrum
14 36 (15.00%) E-Commerce
14 36 (15.00%) Information Security
15 34 (14.17%) Configuration Management
16 32 (13.33%) Microservices
16 32 (13.33%) Software Delivery
17 30 (12.50%) Line Management
17 30 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.50%) C#
2 76 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 55 (22.92%) Java
4 41 (17.08%) SQL
5 31 (12.92%) Python
6 23 (9.58%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.92%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.83%) Ruby
9 13 (5.42%) C
10 11 (4.58%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.33%) Java 8
12 7 (2.92%) C++
12 7 (2.92%) Go
12 7 (2.92%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.50%) PHP
14 5 (2.08%) Scala
14 5 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.67%) Groovy
16 1 (0.42%) Clojure
16 1 (0.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.67%) Degree
2 16 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.67%) RHCE
3 4 (1.67%) RHCSA
3 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.17%) QA
System Software
1 37 (15.42%) Docker
2 18 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.42%) KVM
4 13 (5.42%) VirtualBox
4 13 (5.42%) Xen
5 3 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.25%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (23.33%) Puppet
2 53 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (19.58%) Ansible
4 25 (10.42%) Kubernetes
5 23 (9.58%) Terraform
6 12 (5.00%) Salt
7 6 (2.50%) Grafana
7 6 (2.50%) Packer
8 5 (2.08%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.67%) Consul
9 4 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.67%) Graphite
9 4 (1.67%) Istio
9 4 (1.67%) Kibana
10 3 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.83%) Nagios
11 2 (0.83%) Opsview
11 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.83%) Google
3 19 (7.92%) VMware
4 13 (5.42%) SAP
5 11 (4.58%) Adobe
6 10 (4.17%) IBM
7 8 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.08%) Oracle
8 5 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.67%) Talend
10 3 (1.25%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.83%) Citrix
11 2 (0.83%) Facebook
11 2 (0.83%) Splunk
12 1 (0.42%) hybris
12 1 (0.42%) Informatica
12 1 (0.42%) PagerDuty
12 1 (0.42%) Xamarin