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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CI/CD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CI/CD over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CI/CD
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +63
Permanent jobs citing CI/CD 454 406 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.28% 6.22% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 6.70% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 258 325 152
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £52,813 £47,500 £42,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £53,990
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +15.76% -0.02%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,550 £69,875
England median annual salary £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -

CI/CD 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,307 6,059 2,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 96.68% 92.76% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,284 4,530 2,433
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,375 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

CI/CD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CI/CD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CI/CD in the West Midlands

CI/CD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CI/CD in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CI/CD in the West Midlands

CI/CD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CI/CD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for CI/CD in the West Midlands

CI/CD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CI/CD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham -16 208 £70,000 +7.69% 39
Coventry +33 112 £72,500 +45.00% 5
Warwickshire -33 63 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Staffordshire -16 26 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Shropshire -3 5 £60,000 +84.62% 2
Herefordshire -16 3 - -
West Bromwich - 3 £48,500 - 1
Solihull +14 2 £50,000 - 3
Walsall -6 2 £56,750 +15.82%
Worcestershire -28 2 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Dudley - 1 £85,000 -
CI/CD
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT jobs citing CI/CD 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CI/CD.

1 305 (67.18%) Agile
2 221 (48.68%) Azure
3 202 (44.49%) DevOps
4 192 (42.29%) AWS
5 180 (39.65%) Python
6 136 (29.96%) Java
7 119 (26.21%) SQL
7 119 (26.21%) Jenkins
7 119 (26.21%) Kubernetes
8 109 (24.01%) Infrastructure as Code
9 104 (22.91%) Software Engineering
10 99 (21.81%) Git (software)
11 96 (21.15%) Docker
12 92 (20.26%) Social Skills
12 92 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
13 87 (19.16%) Test Automation
14 86 (18.94%) Finance
15 84 (18.50%) Terraform
16 82 (18.06%) GCP
17 81 (17.84%) GitLab
18 80 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (16.74%) Linux
20 74 (16.30%) Ansible
21 73 (16.08%) JIRA
22 72 (15.86%) Coaching
22 72 (15.86%) Azure DevOps
23 69 (15.20%) Microsoft
24 66 (14.54%) .NET
24 66 (14.54%) Mentoring
24 66 (14.54%) Microservices

CI/CD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 35 (7.71%) Confluence
2 17 (3.74%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.30%) IIS
4 10 (2.20%) Apache
4 10 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.44%) JBoss
7 2 (0.44%) SAS
7 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Odoo
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 221 (48.68%) Azure
2 192 (42.29%) AWS
3 82 (18.06%) GCP
4 72 (15.86%) Azure DevOps
5 43 (9.47%) GitHub
6 37 (8.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 37 (8.15%) SaaS
7 28 (6.17%) PaaS
8 26 (5.73%) Snowflake
9 23 (5.07%) Azure AKS
10 22 (4.85%) GitHub Actions
10 22 (4.85%) IaaS
10 22 (4.85%) Matillion
10 22 (4.85%) OpenShift
11 17 (3.74%) Amazon EKS
12 16 (3.52%) Serverless
13 15 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (3.30%) Power Platform
14 12 (2.64%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.07%) Firewall
2 10 (2.20%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (1.32%) AMQP
3 6 (1.32%) Internet
4 5 (1.10%) SMTP
4 5 (1.10%) SSL
5 4 (0.88%) DHCP
5 4 (0.88%) DNS
5 4 (0.88%) VPN
6 3 (0.66%) DMZ
6 3 (0.66%) HTTP
6 3 (0.66%) IPv6
6 3 (0.66%) LAN
6 3 (0.66%) WAN
7 1 (0.22%) MPLS
7 1 (0.22%) NAS
7 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.22%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.45%) Data Lake
3 43 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (9.03%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.51%) MySQL
6 24 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (4.85%) Big Data
7 22 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.85%) Star Schema
8 20 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (3.96%) MongoDB
10 17 (3.74%) RDBMS
11 14 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
14 8 (1.76%) Electronic Patient Records
15 7 (1.54%) Flink
16 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.10%) Power BI
17 3 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (26.21%) Jenkins
2 99 (21.81%) Git (software)
3 81 (17.84%) GitLab
4 73 (16.08%) JIRA
5 35 (7.71%) Artifactory
6 31 (6.83%) Polyspace
7 25 (5.51%) CircleCI
8 24 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (4.41%) Gerrit
10 19 (4.19%) Selenium
11 16 (3.52%) Maven
12 13 (2.86%) Bitbucket
13 12 (2.64%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (2.64%) Rational Rhapsody
14 9 (1.98%) Burp Suite
14 9 (1.98%) GoCD
14 9 (1.98%) LoadRunner
14 9 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.76%) SonarQube
General
1 92 (20.26%) Social Skills
2 86 (18.94%) Finance
3 57 (12.56%) Public Sector
4 46 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (8.81%) Automotive
6 23 (5.07%) Retail
7 17 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
8 14 (3.08%) Influencing Skills
8 14 (3.08%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.42%) Law
9 11 (2.42%) Legal
10 9 (1.98%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.54%) Advertising
12 6 (1.32%) Banking
13 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.10%) Social Housing
14 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.88%) Games
15 3 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
16 2 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (20.04%) Developer
2 87 (19.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (10.57%) Senior Developer
4 36 (7.93%) Data Engineer
5 32 (7.05%) Architect
6 31 (6.83%) Azure Engineer
6 31 (6.83%) Integration Engineer
6 31 (6.83%) Software Integration Engineer
7 28 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
8 26 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (5.29%) Senior DevOps
10 23 (5.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 22 (4.85%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 22 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.41%) Software Engineer
14 19 (4.19%) Senior Architect
15 18 (3.96%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 16 (3.52%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.54%) .NET
2 34 (7.49%) RESTful
2 34 (7.49%) Spring Boot
3 29 (6.39%) HTML
4 28 (6.17%) Spring
5 27 (5.95%) CSS
6 26 (5.73%) React
7 25 (5.51%) YAML
8 19 (4.19%) Kafka
9 18 (3.96%) AngularJS
9 18 (3.96%) HTML5
9 18 (3.96%) REST
10 17 (3.74%) .NET Core
10 17 (3.74%) CSS3
11 16 (3.52%) Node.js
12 11 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.42%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.98%) PySpark
14 8 (1.76%) SOAP
15 7 (1.54%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.00%) Data Structures
2 47 (10.35%) User Experience
3 45 (9.91%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (5.29%) Public Cloud
5 21 (4.63%) Cloud Native
6 17 (3.74%) Legacy Systems
7 16 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (3.08%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.86%) Life Science
11 12 (2.64%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (2.42%) Data Centre
12 11 (2.42%) Enterprise Cloud
13 10 (2.20%) Legacy Applications
13 10 (2.20%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (1.76%) Management Information System
16 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
16 5 (1.10%) Wiki
17 4 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.74%) Linux
2 36 (7.93%) Windows
3 24 (5.29%) Unix
4 21 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.88%) Android
6 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (67.18%) Agile
2 202 (44.49%) DevOps
3 109 (24.01%) Infrastructure as Code
4 104 (22.91%) Software Engineering
5 92 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
6 87 (19.16%) Test Automation
7 80 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (15.86%) Coaching
9 66 (14.54%) Mentoring
9 66 (14.54%) Microservices
10 64 (14.10%) Scrum
11 58 (12.78%) Analytics
11 58 (12.78%) SDLC
11 58 (12.78%) Software Delivery
12 54 (11.89%) Software Testing
12 54 (11.89%) TDD
13 53 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 51 (11.23%) Data Science
15 48 (10.57%) ETL
16 47 (10.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 180 (39.65%) Python
2 136 (29.96%) Java
3 119 (26.21%) SQL
4 65 (14.32%) C#
5 58 (12.78%) JavaScript
6 56 (12.33%) PowerShell
7 38 (8.37%) Bash
8 34 (7.49%) C
9 28 (6.17%) Go
10 25 (5.51%) C++
11 16 (3.52%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.20%) PHP
13 9 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.54%) Bicep
14 7 (1.54%) Perl
14 7 (1.54%) Ruby
15 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.66%) ES6
17 2 (0.44%) HiveQL
17 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (7.05%) Degree
2 25 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.54%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.32%) Azure Certification
8 3 (0.66%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
8 3 (0.66%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 3 (0.66%) MCSE
9 2 (0.44%) ISEB
9 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCSA
9 2 (0.44%) RHCE
9 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.83%) Automotive SPICE
1 31 (6.83%) MISRA
2 30 (6.61%) Data Quality
3 23 (5.07%) QA
4 15 (3.30%) GDPR
5 14 (3.08%) PCI DSS
6 12 (2.64%) AUTOSAR
7 6 (1.32%) Accessibility
7 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (21.15%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) HDFS
3 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 119 (26.21%) Kubernetes
2 84 (18.50%) Terraform
3 74 (16.30%) Ansible
4 38 (8.37%) Puppet
5 22 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.42%) Rancher
7 10 (2.20%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.98%) Grafana
9 5 (1.10%) Argo
9 5 (1.10%) Istio
10 4 (0.88%) CASB
10 4 (0.88%) Packer
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.66%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.66%) Kibana
11 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 69 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.39%) Oracle
3 18 (3.96%) Google
3 18 (3.96%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.30%) Databricks
5 13 (2.86%) IBM
6 10 (2.20%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.10%) Splunk
8 4 (0.88%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.66%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.66%) VMware
10 2 (0.44%) Denodo
10 2 (0.44%) Informatica
10 2 (0.44%) Palantir
10 2 (0.44%) SendGrid
10 2 (0.44%) Talend
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.22%) SAP
11 1 (0.22%) Sybase