Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK > England
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 336 327 331
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +41
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 694 1,332 1,624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.00% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 506 1,108 1,275
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £94,500 £92,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 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 73,642 122,725 149,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.37% 92.22% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58,880 96,974 121,106
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in England

Deployment Automation
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in England.

Salary trend for Deployment Automation in England

Deployment Automation
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Deployment Automation in England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in England

Deployment Automation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Automation within the England region over the 6 months to 6 June 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
London -16 334 £75,000 - 25
South East +59 134 £51,500 -4.63% 10
North of England +30 120 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire +68 59 £50,000 +17.65% 5
North West +14 56 £56,215 +12.43% 4
South West +51 45 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Midlands +37 40 £55,330 +10.66% 7
West Midlands +46 30 £55,330 +10.66% 4
East of England +41 22 £45,000 -30.77% 5
East Midlands +28 9 £45,000 - 3
North East +2 5 £46,250 +42.31%
Deployment Automation
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 England region with a requirement for Deployment Automation.

1 403 (58.07%) DevOps
2 362 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (44.96%) AWS
4 272 (39.19%) Azure
5 269 (38.76%) Continuous Integration
6 207 (29.83%) Test Automation
7 202 (29.11%) Finance
8 193 (27.81%) Ansible
9 187 (26.95%) Python
10 177 (25.50%) Terraform
11 170 (24.50%) Java
11 170 (24.50%) Git (software)
12 162 (23.34%) Linux
13 153 (22.05%) .NET
13 153 (22.05%) Jenkins
14 152 (21.90%) Docker
15 151 (21.76%) Microsoft
16 148 (21.33%) Kubernetes
17 147 (21.18%) Puppet
18 145 (20.89%) Scrum
19 127 (18.30%) PowerShell
20 120 (17.29%) Microservices
21 118 (17.00%) C#
22 116 (16.71%) Windows
23 115 (16.57%) SQL
24 112 (16.14%) SQL Server
25 104 (14.99%) Configuration Management
26 103 (14.84%) Software Engineering
27 101 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
27 101 (14.55%) Serverless

Deployment Automation
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 27 (3.89%) IIS
2 18 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.16%) Confluence
4 13 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.44%) Apache
7 9 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.58%) nginx
9 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.29%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.29%) Mule
10 2 (0.29%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 312 (44.96%) AWS
2 272 (39.19%) Azure
3 101 (14.55%) Serverless
4 72 (10.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 54 (7.78%) SaaS
6 42 (6.05%) OpenShift
7 41 (5.91%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (5.33%) GCP
9 32 (4.61%) Office 365
10 28 (4.03%) PaaS
11 25 (3.60%) Amazon Cognito
11 25 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (3.60%) GitHub
11 25 (3.60%) IaaS
12 24 (3.46%) Amazon S3
13 23 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 16 (2.31%) Logic Apps
16 15 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
17 14 (2.02%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.05%) Firewall
2 14 (2.02%) VPN
3 12 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.59%) WAN
5 9 (1.30%) DNS
5 9 (1.30%) FTP
5 9 (1.30%) HTTP
6 8 (1.15%) VoIP
6 8 (1.15%) Wireless
7 6 (0.86%) SAN
7 6 (0.86%) VLAN
8 5 (0.72%) DHCP
8 5 (0.72%) Network Security
9 4 (0.58%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.58%) Internet
9 4 (0.58%) Skype
10 3 (0.43%) MPLS
10 3 (0.43%) SNMP
10 3 (0.43%) SSH
10 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 40 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.33%) Big Data
5 34 (4.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 34 (4.90%) MySQL
6 32 (4.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 32 (4.61%) Redis
7 26 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.88%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.31%) CouchDB
13 14 (2.02%) Data Lake
14 11 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.44%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (1.44%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 170 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 153 (22.05%) Jenkins
3 66 (9.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 51 (7.35%) GitLab
5 40 (5.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 39 (5.62%) Selenium
7 32 (4.61%) Bitbucket
7 32 (4.61%) JIRA
8 30 (4.32%) TeamCity
9 25 (3.60%) Cucumber
10 22 (3.17%) Gradle
11 19 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
11 19 (2.74%) Maven
12 17 (2.45%) NUnit
12 17 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (2.45%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.16%) Jasmine
14 12 (1.73%) Android Studio
14 12 (1.73%) Protractor
General
1 202 (29.11%) Finance
2 32 (4.61%) Banking
3 31 (4.47%) Retail
4 27 (3.89%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.45%) Games
6 13 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.73%) Electronics
7 12 (1.73%) Marketing
8 11 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.59%) Front Office
9 10 (1.44%) Military
10 7 (1.01%) Law
11 6 (0.86%) Digital Economy
12 5 (0.72%) Police
13 4 (0.58%) Legal
13 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.43%) Automotive
14 3 (0.43%) Billing
14 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (26.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 160 (23.05%) Developer
3 84 (12.10%) AWS Engineer
4 55 (7.93%) Platform Engineer
5 49 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 43 (6.20%) AWS DevOps
7 37 (5.33%) Data Engineer
7 37 (5.33%) Python Engineer
8 36 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 31 (4.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 30 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
10 30 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (4.03%) Architect
11 28 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
12 27 (3.89%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.89%) Senior Developer
13 26 (3.75%) Site Engineer
13 26 (3.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 25 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 23 (3.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (22.05%) .NET
2 79 (11.38%) AngularJS
3 78 (11.24%) Web Services
4 51 (7.35%) .NET Framework
5 49 (7.06%) REST
6 43 (6.20%) CSS
7 40 (5.76%) ASP.NET
8 37 (5.33%) HTML
8 37 (5.33%) Node.js
8 37 (5.33%) React
9 35 (5.04%) .NET Core
10 32 (4.61%) Kafka
10 32 (4.61%) Spring
10 32 (4.61%) XML
11 27 (3.89%) Entity Framework
12 26 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (3.60%) Jest
14 23 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
15 22 (3.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.33%) Cloud Native
3 36 (5.19%) User Experience
4 30 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.46%) Public Cloud
8 22 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.73%) Blog
9 12 (1.73%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.01%) CMDB
12 7 (1.01%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.86%) Infotainment
13 6 (0.86%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 162 (23.34%) Linux
2 116 (16.71%) Windows
3 50 (7.20%) Unix
4 36 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.75%) Android
5 26 (3.75%) Windows 10
6 24 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.45%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.87%) CentOS
10 12 (1.73%) VMS
11 11 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.15%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.43%) Debian
14 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.43%) Solaris
14 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.29%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (58.07%) DevOps
2 362 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (38.76%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (29.83%) Test Automation
5 145 (20.89%) Scrum
6 120 (17.29%) Microservices
7 104 (14.99%) Configuration Management
8 103 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 100 (14.41%) Infrastructure as Code
10 82 (11.82%) TDD
11 77 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
12 71 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 66 (9.51%) Continuous Deployment
14 65 (9.37%) Mentoring
14 65 (9.37%) Open Source
15 63 (9.08%) Analytics
15 63 (9.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 57 (8.21%) Computer Science
17 47 (6.77%) Software Deployment
18 46 (6.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 187 (26.95%) Python
2 170 (24.50%) Java
3 127 (18.30%) PowerShell
4 118 (17.00%) C#
5 115 (16.57%) SQL
6 82 (11.82%) JavaScript
7 80 (11.53%) Bash Shell
8 44 (6.34%) Ruby
9 33 (4.76%) Go
10 30 (4.32%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.89%) Perl
12 25 (3.60%) C
12 25 (3.60%) C++
13 18 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 16 (2.31%) PHP
15 14 (2.02%) Scala
16 13 (1.87%) Kotlin
17 12 (1.73%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.73%) Groovy
17 12 (1.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (10.37%) Degree
2 38 (5.48%) AWS Certification
3 35 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 31 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.72%) OCP
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.58%) CCNP
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.43%) APMP
10 3 (0.43%) CCNA
10 3 (0.43%) RHCE
10 3 (0.43%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.29%) CCIE
11 2 (0.29%) ISEB
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.66%) QA
2 17 (2.45%) SLA
3 14 (2.02%) GDPR
4 9 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) BS25999
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 152 (21.90%) Docker
2 82 (11.82%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.31%) vSphere
5 10 (1.44%) BitLocker
6 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.72%) NFS
9 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.58%) GPFS
9 4 (0.58%) Lustre
9 4 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
11 1 (0.14%) LXC
11 1 (0.14%) XenApp
11 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 193 (27.81%) Ansible
2 177 (25.50%) Terraform
3 148 (21.33%) Kubernetes
4 147 (21.18%) Puppet
5 101 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (3.60%) Nagios
7 18 (2.59%) Grafana
8 13 (1.87%) Cobbler
9 12 (1.73%) Prometheus
10 11 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (1.59%) Packer
10 11 (1.59%) Rancher
11 10 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (1.44%) Kibana
12 9 (1.30%) Automic
12 9 (1.30%) SCOM
13 8 (1.15%) Tivoli
14 7 (1.01%) Graphite
14 7 (1.01%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 151 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.65%) VMware
3 46 (6.63%) Oracle
4 29 (4.18%) Google
5 20 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.45%) Splunk
7 16 (2.31%) Tableau
8 13 (1.87%) IBM
9 10 (1.44%) Citrix
9 10 (1.44%) HP
10 9 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.30%) Sophos
11 8 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
12 7 (1.01%) Cisco
12 7 (1.01%) Remedy
12 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.72%) F5
14 5 (0.72%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.72%) Perforce