Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Varnish skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Varnish over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 374 329
Rank change year-on-year +30 -45 +38
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 13 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.48% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 14
North West median annual salary £39,250 £26,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.11% -26.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,250 £24,000 £28,175
90th Percentile £71,175 £42,000 £52,125
England median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.58% +14.29% +5.00%

Varnish is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,720 1,448 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.76% 11.04% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,199 989
North West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,125 £60,000 £55,650
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

Varnish
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Varnish as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Varnish in the North West

Varnish
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Varnish in the North West.

Salary trend for Varnish in the North West

Varnish
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Varnish in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Varnish in the North West

Varnish
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 Varnish within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Merseyside - 8 £38,250 -
Manchester +34 5 £67,250 +156.19% 1
Varnish
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Varnish 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 Varnish.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
2 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 11 (84.62%) Subversion
3 10 (76.92%) PHP
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 8 (61.54%) C++
5 8 (61.54%) Java
5 8 (61.54%) Unix
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (61.54%) Groovy
5 8 (61.54%) Ruby
5 8 (61.54%) Capita
5 8 (61.54%) Nagios
5 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
5 8 (61.54%) Trend Analysis
5 8 (61.54%) Node.js
5 8 (61.54%) Graphite
5 8 (61.54%) Grafana
5 8 (61.54%) HAProxy
6 4 (30.77%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (30.77%) LAMP
6 4 (30.77%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source

Varnish
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 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
1 11 (84.62%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Support
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Backend Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Backend Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Node.js
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (15.38%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Laravel
5 1 (7.69%) Memcached
5 1 (7.69%) phpspec
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Operations
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) PHP
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) Groovy
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Grafana
1 8 (61.54%) Graphite
1 8 (61.54%) HAProxy
1 8 (61.54%) Nagios
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Zend