Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 222 226
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 +31
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 61 121 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 1.19% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.27% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51 103 103
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +6.38%

Deployment Automation 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 5,965 9,528 11,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.19% 93.52% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,728 7,094 9,096
Median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in the North West

Deployment Automation
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in the North West.

Salary trend for Deployment Automation in the North West

Deployment Automation
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Deployment Automation in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in the North West

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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 45 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Cheshire +16 16 £56,250 +24.65% 1
Deployment Automation
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 41 (67.21%) DevOps
2 33 (54.10%) Azure
3 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (50.82%) Ansible
5 29 (47.54%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
7 27 (44.26%) Python
8 26 (42.62%) Linux
9 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
10 23 (37.70%) Terraform
10 23 (37.70%) Windows
11 22 (36.07%) Puppet
12 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
13 20 (32.79%) AWS
14 19 (31.15%) Scrum
15 18 (29.51%) Docker
16 17 (27.87%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (27.87%) Bash Shell
16 17 (27.87%) PowerShell
16 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
17 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
18 15 (24.59%) VMware
19 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
19 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
20 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
20 12 (19.67%) Kubernetes
21 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
21 11 (18.03%) Collaborative Working
21 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
21 11 (18.03%) Bitbucket

Deployment Automation
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 7 (11.48%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (54.10%) Azure
2 20 (32.79%) AWS
3 7 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.92%) GCP
5 3 (4.92%) Serverless
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.28%) IaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Coveralls
7 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) VPN
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) FTP
3 4 (6.56%) Network Security
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.92%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
4 11 (18.03%) Bitbucket
4 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
5 8 (13.11%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) GitLab
7 3 (4.92%) Gradle
7 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.28%) CircleCI
8 2 (3.28%) Maven
8 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.64%) CMake
9 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.64%) JMeter
9 1 (1.64%) JUnit
9 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Law
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Platform Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) Apache NiFi
3 3 (4.92%) Kafka
3 3 (4.92%) Laravel
3 3 (4.92%) MDX
4 2 (3.28%) Angular 2
4 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.28%) jQuery
4 2 (3.28%) React
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.64%) LAMP
5 1 (1.64%) Sensu
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 23 (37.70%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.11%) Unix
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) CentOS
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) DevOps
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (31.15%) Scrum
5 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
6 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
7 11 (18.03%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (16.39%) Open Source
9 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (14.75%) Migration
10 7 (11.48%) Microservices
11 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (9.84%) ITIL
11 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Analytics
12 5 (8.20%) Kanban
12 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
13 4 (6.56%) Change Control
13 4 (6.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Python
2 17 (27.87%) Bash Shell
2 17 (27.87%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.75%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) Ruby
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
5 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) C
6 4 (6.56%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) Go
8 2 (3.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) AWS Certification
1 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.64%) OSCP
3 1 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.64%) NIST
3 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.51%) Docker
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (50.82%) Ansible
2 23 (37.70%) Terraform
3 22 (36.07%) Puppet
4 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (19.67%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.56%) Cobbler
6 4 (6.56%) SCCM
7 3 (4.92%) Kibana
7 3 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (4.92%) Packer
7 3 (4.92%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.28%) Grafana
8 2 (3.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Google
3 4 (6.56%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.92%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Rackspace