Period
to 16 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 193 175
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 +43
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,764 1,363 2,699
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.96% 1.78% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.92% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,052 1,854
10th Percentile £47,177 £38,750 £39,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £61,242
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +6.14% +2.07%
75th Percentile £83,438 £84,063 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,330 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +8.33% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84,191 70,864 122,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.32% 92.43% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,675 57,489 98,140
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in England

Continuous Delivery
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in England.

Salary trend for Continuous Delivery in England

Continuous Delivery
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Delivery in England over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Delivery in England

Continuous Delivery
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery within the England region over the 6 months to 16 June 2021. 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
London +35 1,095 £75,000 - 117
South East +33 252 £60,000 -7.69% 30
North of England -28 160 £60,000 +30.43% 44
North West +16 108 £60,000 +20.00% 31
South West -38 100 £53,000 +17.78% 14
East of England -39 75 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Midlands -55 74 £62,500 +13.64% 18
West Midlands -41 55 £62,500 +2.98% 13
Yorkshire -63 48 £52,500 +16.67% 8
East Midlands -31 17 £63,750 +41.67% 5
North East -18 4 £39,000 -38.82% 5
Continuous Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 1,156 (65.53%) Agile Software Development
2 892 (50.57%) AWS
3 836 (47.39%) DevOps
4 808 (45.80%) Continuous Integration
5 568 (32.20%) TDD
6 563 (31.92%) Azure
7 556 (31.52%) Microservices
8 521 (29.54%) Docker
9 519 (29.42%) Java
10 498 (28.23%) JavaScript
11 480 (27.21%) Software Engineering
12 468 (26.53%) Python
13 430 (24.38%) Kubernetes
14 401 (22.73%) Test Automation
15 392 (22.22%) Terraform
16 387 (21.94%) Social Skills
17 381 (21.60%) Linux
18 340 (19.27%) Jenkins
19 336 (19.05%) React
20 324 (18.37%) GCP
21 323 (18.31%) Finance
22 319 (18.08%) SQL
23 316 (17.91%) Git (software)
24 310 (17.57%) Scrum
25 304 (17.23%) C#
26 289 (16.38%) BDD
27 286 (16.21%) Mentoring
28 282 (15.99%) .NET
29 281 (15.93%) CSS
30 267 (15.14%) Infrastructure as Code

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 70 (3.97%) Apache Airflow
2 57 (3.23%) Confluence
2 57 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 38 (2.15%) Apache
5 35 (1.98%) IIS
6 30 (1.70%) nginx
7 21 (1.19%) Apache Pig
7 21 (1.19%) Luigi
8 17 (0.96%) CMS
9 16 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.62%) Drupal
11 11 (0.62%) WordPress
12 10 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.57%) Traefik
13 7 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.40%) CloudStack
14 6 (0.34%) JBoss
14 6 (0.34%) Jupyter
Applications
1 28 (1.59%) Sketch
2 24 (1.36%) InVision
3 4 (0.23%) Zeplin
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.79%) Magento
2 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.057%) BASE24
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 892 (50.57%) AWS
2 563 (31.92%) Azure
3 324 (18.37%) GCP
4 220 (12.47%) Serverless
5 158 (8.96%) GitHub
6 141 (7.99%) SaaS
7 123 (6.97%) AWS Lambda
8 100 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 88 (4.99%) Amazon S3
10 71 (4.02%) Amazon EKS
11 54 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
12 52 (2.95%) PaaS
13 49 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
14 43 (2.44%) Amazon Cognito
15 37 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
16 34 (1.93%) AWS Fargate
16 34 (1.93%) npm
17 33 (1.87%) IaaS
18 29 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
19 28 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.08%) HTTP
2 58 (3.29%) Firewall
3 49 (2.78%) Internet
4 21 (1.19%) Broadband
5 15 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.74%) DNS
7 9 (0.51%) VPN
8 7 (0.40%) VLAN
9 6 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.34%) Network Security
9 6 (0.34%) SSL
10 4 (0.23%) DHCP
11 3 (0.17%) FTP
12 2 (0.11%) ATM
12 2 (0.11%) IPsec
12 2 (0.11%) SD-WAN
12 2 (0.11%) SMS
12 2 (0.11%) VoIP
12 2 (0.11%) WAN
13 1 (0.057%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 184 (10.43%) MySQL
3 158 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
4 135 (7.65%) NoSQL
5 131 (7.43%) Big Data
6 124 (7.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 83 (4.71%) Redis
8 82 (4.65%) Relational Database
9 68 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 55 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
11 43 (2.44%) Hadoop
12 39 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (1.70%) Amazon Aurora
14 29 (1.64%) Data Lake
15 25 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (0.85%) MariaDB
17 13 (0.74%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 340 (19.27%) Jenkins
2 316 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 163 (9.24%) JIRA
4 122 (6.92%) Selenium
5 97 (5.50%) GitLab
6 84 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 78 (4.42%) Cypress.io
8 72 (4.08%) TeamCity
9 68 (3.85%) webpack
10 56 (3.17%) gulp
11 53 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 50 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
13 46 (2.61%) Maven
14 42 (2.38%) Bitbucket
15 38 (2.15%) Gradle
16 37 (2.10%) Artifactory
16 37 (2.10%) JUnit
17 35 (1.98%) CircleCI
18 34 (1.93%) SpecFlow
18 34 (1.93%) Subversion
General
1 387 (21.94%) Social Skills
2 323 (18.31%) Finance
3 147 (8.33%) Retail
4 104 (5.90%) Banking
5 98 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (4.82%) Marketing
7 79 (4.48%) Public Sector
8 75 (4.25%) Games
9 48 (2.72%) Electronics
10 40 (2.27%) Telecoms
11 30 (1.70%) Law
11 30 (1.70%) Presentation Skills
12 28 (1.59%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.13%) Advertising
14 19 (1.08%) Back Office
15 17 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
15 17 (0.96%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.79%) Front Office
17 13 (0.74%) Automotive
17 13 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 454 (25.74%) Developer
2 277 (15.70%) Software Engineer
3 266 (15.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 132 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 119 (6.75%) Java Developer
6 114 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 86 (4.88%) Architect
8 69 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
9 66 (3.74%) React Developer
10 65 (3.68%) Java Engineer
11 62 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
12 59 (3.34%) AWS Engineer
12 59 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
13 57 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
14 56 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 51 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
16 49 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
17 46 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 44 (2.49%) Data Engineer
19 43 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (19.05%) React
2 282 (15.99%) .NET
3 281 (15.93%) CSS
4 265 (15.02%) Node.js
5 264 (14.97%) HTML
6 227 (12.87%) REST
7 212 (12.02%) Web Services
8 209 (11.85%) Spring
9 186 (10.54%) AngularJS
10 152 (8.62%) .NET Core
11 145 (8.22%) RESTful
12 116 (6.58%) Spring Boot
13 112 (6.35%) Kafka
14 99 (5.61%) HTML5
15 93 (5.27%) Sass
16 92 (5.22%) GraphQL
17 80 (4.54%) Redux
18 78 (4.42%) CSS3
19 77 (4.37%) .NET Framework
20 70 (3.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 204 (11.56%) User Experience
2 104 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 99 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 77 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
5 56 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 55 (3.12%) Cloud Native
7 43 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 41 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
9 39 (2.21%) iPad
10 30 (1.70%) Blog
11 28 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.25%) Online Banking
12 22 (1.25%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.08%) Robotics
14 18 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.85%) iPhone
16 14 (0.79%) Data Centre
16 14 (0.79%) Social Media
16 14 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 381 (21.60%) Linux
2 141 (7.99%) Windows
3 73 (4.14%) Android
4 65 (3.68%) Unix
5 54 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 47 (2.66%) CentOS
7 44 (2.49%) Windows Server
8 34 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.17%) watchOS
11 2 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.057%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.057%) VMS
12 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,156 (65.53%) Agile Software Development
2 836 (47.39%) DevOps
3 808 (45.80%) Continuous Integration
4 568 (32.20%) TDD
5 556 (31.52%) Microservices
6 480 (27.21%) Software Engineering
7 401 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 310 (17.57%) Scrum
9 289 (16.38%) BDD
10 286 (16.21%) Mentoring
11 267 (15.14%) Infrastructure as Code
12 210 (11.90%) SDLC
13 201 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 195 (11.05%) E-Commerce
15 191 (10.83%) Machine Learning
16 179 (10.15%) Analytics
17 172 (9.75%) Open Source
18 170 (9.64%) Coaching
19 153 (8.67%) Fintech
20 152 (8.62%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 519 (29.42%) Java
2 498 (28.23%) JavaScript
3 468 (26.53%) Python
4 319 (18.08%) SQL
5 304 (17.23%) C#
6 204 (11.56%) TypeScript
7 130 (7.37%) Ruby
8 124 (7.03%) Bash Shell
9 107 (6.07%) PowerShell
10 101 (5.73%) Go
11 84 (4.76%) ES6
11 84 (4.76%) Kotlin
12 83 (4.71%) PHP
13 82 (4.65%) Java 8
14 55 (3.12%) Scala
15 45 (2.55%) Groovy
16 39 (2.21%) C++
17 32 (1.81%) C
18 27 (1.53%) ES7
19 22 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (8.90%) Degree
2 87 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 76 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.95%) AWS Certification
6 25 (1.42%) SANS
7 17 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.74%) RHCE
8 13 (0.74%) RHCSA
9 12 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
10 11 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.28%) MBA
13 4 (0.23%) CISSP
13 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.23%) OCP
14 3 (0.17%) CCNA
14 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.17%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (11.39%) QA
2 35 (1.98%) Accessibility
3 27 (1.53%) GDPR
4 25 (1.42%) WCAG
5 24 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.057%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.057%) NIST
8 1 (0.057%) PMO
8 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 521 (29.54%) Docker
2 38 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.40%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.40%) vSphere
6 4 (0.23%) HDFS
7 3 (0.17%) Firmware
7 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.17%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.11%) NFS
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 430 (24.38%) Kubernetes
2 392 (22.22%) Terraform
3 245 (13.89%) Ansible
4 171 (9.69%) Puppet
5 91 (5.16%) Prometheus
6 89 (5.05%) Grafana
7 78 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (2.10%) Graphite
9 30 (1.70%) Rancher
10 27 (1.53%) Consul
11 25 (1.42%) Packer
12 21 (1.19%) Graylog
13 17 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (0.91%) Istio
15 14 (0.79%) Opsgenie
16 13 (0.74%) Fortio
16 13 (0.74%) Kiali
17 11 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
18 7 (0.40%) Icinga
18 7 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 221 (12.53%) Google
2 203 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 72 (4.08%) Oracle
4 45 (2.55%) VMware
5 41 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 38 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 35 (1.98%) SAP
8 24 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.36%) Spotify
9 17 (0.96%) Apple
10 14 (0.79%) Dynatrace
11 13 (0.74%) Cisco
11 13 (0.74%) Facebook
12 12 (0.68%) IBM
13 11 (0.62%) Capita
14 10 (0.57%) Avaya
14 10 (0.57%) Genesys
15 8 (0.45%) Adobe
15 8 (0.45%) BT
15 8 (0.45%) Citrix