Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 183 265
Rank change year-on-year -24 +82 +92
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,200 1,676 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.58% 1.89% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.06% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1,166 982
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,063 £30,029
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 69,444 81,359 91,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.30% 91.74% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,585 63,969 74,192
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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
North of England -33 273 £55,000 +19.57% 45
South East -14 272 £60,000 +9.09% 26
East of England +72 185 £57,500 +9.52% 22
Midlands +10 171 £55,000 +10.00% 28
South West -66 145 £48,750 -5.34% 16
Yorkshire -17 139 £55,000 +25.00% 20
North West -31 121 £52,500 +5.00% 21
West Midlands -27 119 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Scotland -9 108 £55,000 +4.76% 28
East Midlands +43 52 £55,000 +12.82% 7
Wales -20 34 £55,000 - 8
Northern Ireland +13 22 - - 1
North East -5 13 £59,102 +24.42% 4
Continuous Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 897 (74.75%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (57.42%) Continuous Integration
3 549 (45.75%) DevOps
4 413 (34.42%) AWS
5 391 (32.58%) TDD
6 382 (31.83%) Scrum
7 372 (31.00%) Java
8 361 (30.08%) Azure
9 344 (28.67%) Test Automation
10 323 (26.92%) C#
11 304 (25.33%) JavaScript
12 300 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 298 (24.83%) Software Engineering
14 291 (24.25%) .NET
15 277 (23.08%) Git (software)
16 269 (22.42%) Docker
17 258 (21.50%) Microservices
18 234 (19.50%) Python
19 225 (18.75%) JIRA
20 218 (18.17%) SQL
21 207 (17.25%) BDD
22 201 (16.75%) Linux
22 201 (16.75%) Finance
23 197 (16.42%) Node.js
24 184 (15.33%) Microsoft
25 178 (14.83%) AngularJS
25 178 (14.83%) Kubernetes
26 175 (14.58%) Kanban
27 174 (14.50%) Mentoring
28 166 (13.83%) CSS

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 71 (5.92%) Confluence
2 38 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 32 (2.67%) CMS
4 26 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (1.75%) Drupal
5 21 (1.75%) JBoss
5 21 (1.75%) nginx
6 20 (1.67%) Apache
6 20 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 19 (1.58%) WordPress
8 18 (1.50%) SugarCRM
9 16 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.83%) IIS
13 9 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.42%) CICS
15 5 (0.42%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.083%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.083%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 413 (34.42%) AWS
2 361 (30.08%) Azure
3 134 (11.17%) GCP
4 88 (7.33%) Serverless
5 61 (5.08%) SaaS
6 53 (4.42%) GitHub
7 31 (2.58%) PaaS
8 29 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (2.42%) npm
9 28 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (2.25%) Amazon ECS
10 27 (2.25%) Office 365
11 25 (2.08%) G Suite
12 22 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
13 20 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (1.50%) Amazon S3
15 16 (1.33%) IaaS
16 15 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
17 14 (1.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.08%) HTTP
2 24 (2.00%) DNS
3 15 (1.25%) DHCP
3 15 (1.25%) Internet
3 15 (1.25%) SSL
4 14 (1.17%) Firewall
5 12 (1.00%) Wireless
6 10 (0.83%) WAN
7 9 (0.75%) DMZ
7 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.67%) AMQP
9 6 (0.50%) FTP
10 5 (0.42%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.42%) MQTT
10 5 (0.42%) SMTP
10 5 (0.42%) SSH
10 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.33%) IPsec
11 4 (0.33%) IPv4
12 3 (0.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.17%) MySQL
2 74 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 72 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 63 (5.25%) MongoDB
5 53 (4.42%) Big Data
6 27 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 24 (2.00%) GIS
10 18 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 300 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 277 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 225 (18.75%) JIRA
4 138 (11.50%) Selenium
5 127 (10.58%) Cucumber
6 81 (6.75%) TeamCity
7 79 (6.58%) Maven
8 73 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 69 (5.75%) Subversion
10 53 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 50 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 41 (3.42%) SoapUI
13 40 (3.33%) Visual Studio
14 36 (3.00%) CircleCI
14 36 (3.00%) JMeter
15 35 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
16 31 (2.58%) Mocha
17 28 (2.33%) LoadRunner
18 26 (2.17%) GitLab
19 24 (2.00%) SonarQube
General
1 201 (16.75%) Finance
2 55 (4.58%) Banking
3 50 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 35 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.83%) Marketing
6 27 (2.25%) Retail
7 25 (2.08%) Back Office
7 25 (2.08%) Legal
8 23 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.50%) Electronics
10 17 (1.42%) Games
11 9 (0.75%) Advertising
12 8 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.58%) Billing
13 7 (0.58%) Publishing
14 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.083%) Law
Job Titles
1 400 (33.33%) Developer
2 159 (13.25%) Software Engineer
3 157 (13.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 112 (9.33%) Senior Developer
5 102 (8.50%) Software Developer
6 92 (7.67%) Java Developer
7 76 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 63 (5.25%) Architect
9 61 (5.08%) Java Engineer
10 53 (4.42%) Consultant
11 52 (4.33%) Java Software Engineer
11 52 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (3.75%) Lead DevOps
12 45 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
13 44 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
14 42 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
15 39 (3.25%) Analyst
15 39 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
16 36 (3.00%) Lead Developer
17 35 (2.92%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (24.25%) .NET
2 197 (16.42%) Node.js
3 178 (14.83%) AngularJS
4 166 (13.83%) CSS
5 158 (13.17%) React
6 155 (12.92%) HTML
7 154 (12.83%) Web Services
8 129 (10.75%) RESTful
9 125 (10.42%) Spring
10 92 (7.67%) .NET Framework
11 90 (7.50%) Vue.js
12 79 (6.58%) ASP.NET
13 73 (6.08%) jQuery
14 70 (5.83%) REST
15 61 (5.08%) Velocity
16 56 (4.67%) HTML5
17 51 (4.25%) Gherkin
17 51 (4.25%) Spring Boot
18 48 (4.00%) JSON
19 46 (3.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.25%) User Experience
2 65 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.67%) Public Cloud
4 38 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (2.92%) Cloud Native
6 32 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.50%) Blog
8 25 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.00%) iPad
10 17 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
11 16 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (1.17%) e-Learning
13 14 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
14 13 (1.08%) Renewable Energy
15 12 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (0.92%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
18 8 (0.67%) BBC
18 8 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 201 (16.75%) Linux
2 98 (8.17%) Windows
3 73 (6.08%) Unix
4 23 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.67%) Android
7 9 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.75%) Solaris
8 5 (0.42%) zOS
9 4 (0.33%) AIX
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.083%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 897 (74.75%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (57.42%) Continuous Integration
3 549 (45.75%) DevOps
4 391 (32.58%) TDD
5 382 (31.83%) Scrum
6 344 (28.67%) Test Automation
7 298 (24.83%) Software Engineering
8 258 (21.50%) Microservices
9 207 (17.25%) BDD
10 175 (14.58%) Kanban
11 174 (14.50%) Mentoring
12 137 (11.42%) MVC
13 125 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
13 125 (10.42%) SDLC
14 116 (9.67%) Coaching
15 111 (9.25%) Computer Science
16 103 (8.58%) Open Source
17 101 (8.42%) E-Commerce
18 95 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
19 90 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 372 (31.00%) Java
2 323 (26.92%) C#
3 304 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 234 (19.50%) Python
5 218 (18.17%) SQL
6 76 (6.33%) PHP
7 66 (5.50%) PowerShell
8 60 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 58 (4.83%) Ruby
10 50 (4.17%) ES6
11 48 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 48 (4.00%) C++
12 27 (2.25%) C
13 25 (2.08%) Scala
14 24 (2.00%) Java 8
14 24 (2.00%) Perl
15 21 (1.75%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.67%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.58%) T-SQL
18 17 (1.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 115 (9.58%) Degree
2 67 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.25%) Postgraduate
8 11 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.75%) MCP
9 9 (0.75%) RHCE
10 8 (0.67%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.58%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.58%) ISEB
12 5 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.25%) HND
13 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.25%) PMP
13 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.083%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (7.83%) QA
2 16 (1.33%) SLA
3 9 (0.75%) GDPR
3 9 (0.75%) PSD2
4 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) TickIT
6 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.17%) WAI
7 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.083%) HL7
7 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 269 (22.42%) Docker
2 23 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.17%) Firmware
4 13 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.75%) NFS
7 7 (0.58%) vSphere
8 6 (0.50%) RACF
9 3 (0.25%) ACF2
9 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.083%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 178 (14.83%) Kubernetes
2 165 (13.75%) Ansible
3 147 (12.25%) Terraform
4 121 (10.08%) Puppet
5 95 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (1.42%) Salt
9 14 (1.17%) Packer
10 13 (1.08%) Consul
10 13 (1.08%) Rundeck
10 13 (1.08%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.67%) Kibana
13 6 (0.50%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.42%) Foglight
14 5 (0.42%) LiteSpeed
14 5 (0.42%) Mesos
14 5 (0.42%) rkt
15 4 (0.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 184 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 119 (9.92%) Oracle
3 80 (6.67%) Google
4 33 (2.75%) IBM
4 33 (2.75%) WorldPay
5 30 (2.50%) HP
5 30 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 28 (2.33%) Sitecore
7 24 (2.00%) hybris
7 24 (2.00%) Splunk
8 22 (1.83%) VMware
9 17 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.42%) FIS
9 17 (1.42%) Tableau
10 16 (1.33%) SAP
11 13 (1.08%) Delphix
11 13 (1.08%) RedGate
12 11 (0.92%) Xamarin
13 10 (0.83%) Cisco
14 9 (0.75%) Red Hat