Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Build Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Build Automation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Build Automation
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 891 813 850
Rank change year-on-year -78 +37 +150
Permanent jobs citing Build Automation 291 429 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 234 383 397
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +35.29%

Build 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Build Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in the UK

Build Automation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Build Automation.

Salary trend for Build Automation in the UK

Build Automation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Build Automation in the UK

Build Automation
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England -84 287 £62,500 +8.70% 14
London -127 153 £70,000 +7.69% 11
UK excluding London +70 138 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England +37 34 £52,500 -4.55%
South East +30 33 £47,500 -12.04% 1
North of England +10 29 £69,000 +53.33%
Midlands +28 25 £71,500 +78.75% 1
West Midlands +17 21 £71,500 +73.33% 1
North East - 16 £69,000 -
South West -25 13 £46,000 -31.85% 1
North West -29 12 £42,500 -7.48%
East Midlands +42 4 £45,750 +34.56%
Scotland -8 4 £45,000 +26.76%
Yorkshire +30 1 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 191 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (45.36%) Test Automation
3 129 (44.33%) Jenkins
4 124 (42.61%) DevOps
5 119 (40.89%) Java
6 106 (36.43%) Git (software)
7 101 (34.71%) Selenium
8 97 (33.33%) Linux
9 94 (32.30%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (32.30%) Puppet
10 75 (25.77%) Maven
11 73 (25.09%) Web Services
12 69 (23.71%) Python
13 64 (21.99%) REST
14 62 (21.31%) Microsoft
15 60 (20.62%) JavaScript
15 60 (20.62%) TDD
16 59 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
17 58 (19.93%) Opscode Chef
17 58 (19.93%) Scrum
17 58 (19.93%) SOAP
18 57 (19.59%) Software Engineering
19 56 (19.24%) Validation
20 54 (18.56%) SQL
21 53 (18.21%) Tomcat
21 53 (18.21%) Data Management
22 50 (17.18%) Business Analysis
23 49 (16.84%) SOA
23 49 (16.84%) Documentum
23 49 (16.84%) Pega

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 53 (18.21%) Tomcat
2 49 (16.84%) Documentum
3 34 (11.68%) Apache
4 28 (9.62%) WebLogic
5 22 (7.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 19 (6.53%) WebSphere
7 14 (4.81%) OpenStack
8 13 (4.47%) Confluence
9 12 (4.12%) Apache Spark
10 9 (3.09%) Apache Solr
10 9 (3.09%) JBoss
11 6 (2.06%) CloudStack
11 6 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.06%) Jetty
11 6 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.72%) IIS
12 5 (1.72%) Lightstreamer
12 5 (1.72%) nginx
12 5 (1.72%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (16.49%) GitHub
3 30 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (5.50%) SaaS
5 9 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.09%) OpenShift
5 9 (3.09%) PaaS
6 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (2.06%) Datadog
8 5 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.72%) IaaS
9 4 (1.37%) npm
9 4 (1.37%) Serverless
10 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.03%) Office 365
11 2 (0.69%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.93%) Firewall
2 25 (8.59%) DNS
3 23 (7.90%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.12%) ICMP
5 11 (3.78%) Internet
6 10 (3.44%) VPN
7 5 (1.72%) BGP
7 5 (1.72%) HbbTV
8 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.69%) HTTP
10 1 (0.34%) LDAP
10 1 (0.34%) Network Security
10 1 (0.34%) SMTP
10 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.62%) MySQL
3 26 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.56%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (7.22%) Big Data
5 21 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.19%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.78%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (3.44%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.06%) HBase
10 5 (1.72%) DB2
10 5 (1.72%) Text Mining
11 4 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 129 (44.33%) Jenkins
2 106 (36.43%) Git (software)
3 101 (34.71%) Selenium
4 75 (25.77%) Maven
5 42 (14.43%) JIRA
6 41 (14.09%) Subversion
6 41 (14.09%) TeamCity
7 39 (13.40%) Gradle
8 30 (10.31%) Cucumber
9 27 (9.28%) WebDriver
10 20 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (5.84%) JUnit
12 16 (5.50%) Eclipse
13 13 (4.47%) Jasmine
13 13 (4.47%) SpecFlow
14 12 (4.12%) Ant
15 10 (3.44%) Apache Ivy
15 10 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (3.09%) Mocha
16 9 (3.09%) MSTest
General
1 38 (13.06%) Finance
2 18 (6.19%) Banking
3 11 (3.78%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.44%) Advertising
4 10 (3.44%) Retail
5 9 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.09%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.41%) Marketing
7 5 (1.72%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Publishing
9 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Electronics
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
10 2 (0.69%) Front Office
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Law
10 2 (0.69%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 70 (24.05%) Developer
2 46 (15.81%) Architect
3 39 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (10.31%) Java Developer
5 26 (8.93%) Tester
6 25 (8.59%) Automation Tester
7 24 (8.25%) Senior Automation Tester
7 24 (8.25%) Senior Tester
8 22 (7.56%) Pega Architect
9 17 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (5.15%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.47%) Administrator
11 13 (4.47%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (4.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.78%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.78%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.09%) Web Services
2 64 (21.99%) REST
3 58 (19.93%) SOAP
4 48 (16.49%) Middleware
5 41 (14.09%) .NET
6 36 (12.37%) HTML
7 35 (12.03%) CSS
8 29 (9.97%) AngularJS
9 23 (7.90%) Node.js
9 23 (7.90%) XML
10 19 (6.53%) Hibernate
10 19 (6.53%) jQuery
11 18 (6.19%) J2EE
12 17 (5.84%) LAMP
12 17 (5.84%) RESTful
13 16 (5.50%) JSON
13 16 (5.50%) Kafka
14 14 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (4.12%) Spring
16 11 (3.78%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.62%) Fintech
3 25 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.87%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.19%) Public Cloud
6 15 (5.15%) User Experience
7 14 (4.81%) Management Information System
8 13 (4.47%) Replication
9 11 (3.78%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.06%) Chromecast
12 6 (2.06%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.72%) Life Science
13 5 (1.72%) Linked Data
14 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
15 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (33.33%) Linux
2 45 (15.46%) Windows
3 27 (9.28%) Unix
4 19 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.84%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.47%) Android
6 13 (4.47%) Debian
6 13 (4.47%) Windows 10
7 12 (4.12%) CentOS
8 9 (3.09%) Solaris
8 9 (3.09%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.06%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (45.36%) Test Automation
3 124 (42.61%) DevOps
4 94 (32.30%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (20.62%) TDD
6 58 (19.93%) Scrum
7 57 (19.59%) Software Engineering
8 56 (19.24%) Validation
9 53 (18.21%) Data Management
10 50 (17.18%) Business Analysis
11 49 (16.84%) Case Management
11 49 (16.84%) SOA
12 48 (16.49%) Risk Management
12 48 (16.49%) TOGAF
13 47 (16.15%) Unit Testing
14 44 (15.12%) BPEL
14 44 (15.12%) BPMN
14 44 (15.12%) Document Management
14 44 (15.12%) QMS
14 44 (15.12%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (40.89%) Java
2 69 (23.71%) Python
3 60 (20.62%) JavaScript
4 54 (18.56%) SQL
5 46 (15.81%) Ruby
6 40 (13.75%) Bash Shell
7 37 (12.71%) C#
8 22 (7.56%) Perl
9 19 (6.53%) PowerShell
10 17 (5.84%) Go
11 13 (4.47%) Scala
12 11 (3.78%) Apple Swift
12 11 (3.78%) C++
13 9 (3.09%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.41%) ES6
14 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.06%) Groovy
15 6 (2.06%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.40%) Degree
3 27 (9.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.75%) MCSA
4 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.72%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.03%) ISEB
6 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.34%) RHCE
8 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.46%) SLA
2 44 (15.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (11.34%) QA
4 3 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.03%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (16.15%) Docker
2 12 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (3.78%) iptables
3 11 (3.78%) vSphere
4 8 (2.75%) Terminal Server
5 6 (2.06%) Xen
5 6 (2.06%) XenServer
6 5 (1.72%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.03%) KVM
8 3 (1.03%) LXC
9 1 (0.34%) HDFS
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (32.30%) Puppet
2 58 (19.93%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (16.49%) Ansible
4 32 (11.00%) ZABBIX
5 30 (10.31%) Kubernetes
6 25 (8.59%) Terraform
7 13 (4.47%) Salt
8 9 (3.09%) SCCM
9 6 (2.06%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.06%) HockeyApp
9 6 (2.06%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.72%) Oozie
11 3 (1.03%) Graphite
11 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.03%) SELinux
11 3 (1.03%) systemd
12 2 (0.69%) vRealize
13 1 (0.34%) Consul
13 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.84%) Pega
3 44 (15.12%) EMC
4 42 (14.43%) Oracle
5 20 (6.87%) Red Hat
6 18 (6.19%) Google
7 17 (5.84%) IBM
8 10 (3.44%) VMware
9 9 (3.09%) Citrix
10 6 (2.06%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (1.72%) StreamBase
11 5 (1.72%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.03%) Embarcadero
13 3 (1.03%) HP
14 2 (0.69%) SAP
14 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
15 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
15 1 (0.34%) New Relic