Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 208 210
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +51
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 459 1,357 1,569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.30% 1.65% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.80% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 410 936 1,206
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,625 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 32,397 75,282 88,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.44% 91.63% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25,766 58,306 71,042
Median annual salary £47,829 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.29% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in the UK excluding London

Continuous Delivery
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Continuous Delivery in the UK excluding London

Continuous Delivery
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Continuous Delivery in the UK excluding London

Continuous Delivery
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 August 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
South East -16 108 £65,000 +13.04% 16
North of England +2 104 £52,500 -2.84% 28
Midlands +35 72 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East of England +66 70 £60,000 +14.29% 2
South West +7 62 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Midlands +46 60 £61,250 +11.36% 5
North West +26 60 £55,000 -12.00% 17
Yorkshire +38 41 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Scotland -11 28 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +38 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Wales +24 9 £46,250 -5.61% 6
Northern Ireland +9 6 £40,000 -
North East +12 3 £81,250 +49.08% 1
Continuous Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 320 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (52.07%) Continuous Integration
3 204 (44.44%) DevOps
4 197 (42.92%) Azure
5 174 (37.91%) C#
6 159 (34.64%) AWS
7 156 (33.99%) SQL
8 151 (32.90%) .NET
9 135 (29.41%) TDD
10 132 (28.76%) Java
11 125 (27.23%) Python
12 120 (26.14%) Test Automation
13 117 (25.49%) Linux
14 114 (24.84%) JavaScript
15 109 (23.75%) Software Engineering
16 105 (22.88%) Jenkins
17 102 (22.22%) Git (software)
18 101 (22.00%) Scrum
19 87 (18.95%) Docker
20 85 (18.52%) Microservices
21 71 (15.47%) .NET Core
21 71 (15.47%) HTML
22 70 (15.25%) Kubernetes
23 68 (14.81%) BDD
24 64 (13.94%) Mentoring
24 64 (13.94%) AngularJS
24 64 (13.94%) Terraform
25 63 (13.73%) Web Services
26 59 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
27 58 (12.64%) React

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 34 (7.41%) Apache
2 17 (3.70%) Confluence
3 15 (3.27%) IIS
4 12 (2.61%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.18%) JBoss
7 6 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.09%) CICS
8 5 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.87%) CMS
9 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.44%) nginx
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 197 (42.92%) Azure
2 159 (34.64%) AWS
3 34 (7.41%) GCP
4 27 (5.88%) GitHub
5 24 (5.23%) SaaS
6 23 (5.01%) PaaS
7 21 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (4.58%) Serverless
8 18 (3.92%) IaaS
9 17 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (2.40%) OpenShift
12 10 (2.18%) Amazon S3
13 9 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.74%) Datadog
14 8 (1.74%) Logic Apps
15 7 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (1.53%) Power Platform
16 6 (1.31%) AWS CodePipeline
16 6 (1.31%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.96%) Firewall
2 9 (1.96%) HTTP
2 9 (1.96%) VPN
3 6 (1.31%) SSL
4 4 (0.87%) Broadband
5 3 (0.65%) LAN
5 3 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.44%) DNS
6 2 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) VLAN
7 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.22%) PBX
7 1 (0.22%) SMPP
7 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.80%) MySQL
2 42 (9.15%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 24 (5.23%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.83%) MariaDB
6 13 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.40%) Redis
8 8 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (1.74%) Big Data
9 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.31%) DB2
10 6 (1.31%) Power BI
11 5 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.09%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 105 (22.88%) Jenkins
2 102 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.59%) Selenium
4 42 (9.15%) JIRA
5 36 (7.84%) GitLab
6 28 (6.10%) Cucumber
7 27 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.66%) Maven
9 20 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (4.14%) SpecFlow
11 18 (3.92%) Bitbucket
12 15 (3.27%) SoapUI
12 15 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (2.83%) JMeter
14 13 (2.83%) Subversion
15 12 (2.61%) Visual Studio
16 10 (2.18%) gulp
16 10 (2.18%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (9.37%) Finance
2 20 (4.36%) Public Sector
3 16 (3.49%) Retail
4 11 (2.40%) Back Office
5 7 (1.53%) Banking
5 7 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.87%) Games
6 4 (0.87%) Publishing
7 3 (0.65%) Law
7 3 (0.65%) Legal
7 3 (0.65%) Local Government
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 179 (39.00%) Developer
2 78 (16.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (13.07%) Software Developer
4 32 (6.97%) Full Stack Developer
5 31 (6.75%) Platform Engineer
6 28 (6.10%) Software Engineer
7 27 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.66%) Lead Developer
8 26 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.79%) .NET Developer
10 19 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (4.14%) Test Engineer
11 18 (3.92%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.49%) Java Engineer
13 14 (3.05%) Angular Developer
14 13 (2.83%) Architect
14 13 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
15 12 (2.61%) Automation Engineer
15 12 (2.61%) Lead DevOps
16 11 (2.40%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (32.90%) .NET
2 71 (15.47%) .NET Core
2 71 (15.47%) HTML
3 64 (13.94%) AngularJS
4 63 (13.73%) Web Services
5 58 (12.64%) React
6 57 (12.42%) Node.js
7 42 (9.15%) CSS
8 38 (8.28%) REST
9 37 (8.06%) ASP.NET
10 32 (6.97%) jQuery
11 30 (6.54%) Elastic Stack
12 29 (6.32%) .NET Framework
12 29 (6.32%) LAMP
12 29 (6.32%) RESTful
12 29 (6.32%) Spring
13 27 (5.88%) XML
14 24 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (3.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.01%) Public Cloud
3 21 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.36%) Cloud Native
4 20 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.36%) User Experience
5 13 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.87%) Smart Home
10 3 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.65%) Fibre Optics
10 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.44%) PKI
11 2 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 117 (25.49%) Linux
2 43 (9.37%) Windows
3 30 (6.54%) CentOS
4 25 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.79%) Android
6 12 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.40%) Unix
8 9 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.74%) FreeBSD
9 8 (1.74%) FreeNAS
10 6 (1.31%) VMS
11 4 (0.87%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) MVS
13 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (52.07%) Continuous Integration
3 204 (44.44%) DevOps
4 135 (29.41%) TDD
5 120 (26.14%) Test Automation
6 109 (23.75%) Software Engineering
7 101 (22.00%) Scrum
8 85 (18.52%) Microservices
9 68 (14.81%) BDD
10 64 (13.94%) Mentoring
11 59 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (12.42%) Configuration Management
13 54 (11.76%) MVC
14 45 (9.80%) OO
15 43 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (9.37%) Fintech
16 42 (9.15%) Coaching
17 38 (8.28%) Infrastructure as Code
18 34 (7.41%) Open Source
19 33 (7.19%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 174 (37.91%) C#
2 156 (33.99%) SQL
3 132 (28.76%) Java
4 125 (27.23%) Python
5 114 (24.84%) JavaScript
6 49 (10.68%) Bash Shell
7 42 (9.15%) PHP
8 36 (7.84%) Go
9 32 (6.97%) Ruby
10 29 (6.32%) TypeScript
11 25 (5.45%) C++
12 24 (5.23%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.05%) Perl
14 13 (2.83%) Kotlin
15 12 (2.61%) Groovy
16 10 (2.18%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.96%) C
17 9 (1.96%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.96%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (4.79%) Degree
2 21 (4.58%) AWS Certification
2 21 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.40%) ISEB
5 10 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.87%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.65%) MCSA
8 3 (0.65%) MCSE
9 2 (0.44%) PMP
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.22%) OSCP
10 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.02%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.22%) NIST
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (18.95%) Docker
2 11 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.74%) KVM
4 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.65%) RACF
4 3 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.44%) ACF2
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) Ceph
6 1 (0.22%) Gluster
6 1 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (15.25%) Kubernetes
2 64 (13.94%) Terraform
3 51 (11.11%) Ansible
4 48 (10.46%) Puppet
5 28 (6.10%) Prometheus
6 23 (5.01%) Grafana
7 21 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (3.49%) Graphite
9 8 (1.74%) Proxmox
10 5 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.09%) Mesos
11 4 (0.87%) logstash
11 4 (0.87%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.65%) Nagios
12 3 (0.65%) Rancher
13 2 (0.44%) Kibana
13 2 (0.44%) MOM
13 2 (0.44%) Packer
13 2 (0.44%) Salt
13 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.54%) Oracle
3 17 (3.70%) Google
4 15 (3.27%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.05%) New Relic
5 14 (3.05%) Splunk
6 12 (2.61%) VMware
7 11 (2.40%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.96%) SaltStack
8 9 (1.96%) Tableau
9 8 (1.74%) Percona
10 6 (1.31%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.31%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.09%) HP
11 5 (1.09%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.87%) Alteryx
12 4 (0.87%) hybris
12 4 (0.87%) IBM
12 4 (0.87%) Perforce
13 3 (0.65%) Sitecore