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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 176 180 206
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 -25
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 4,099 2,019 1,364
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 1.92% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.05% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,024 1,048
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,178
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,516 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.36% +1.72%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 168,778 98,695 73,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.30% 93.81% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 83,934 68,329 59,379
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in the UK

Continuous Delivery
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Continuous Delivery in the UK

Continuous Delivery
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Continuous Delivery in the UK

Continuous Delivery
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -2 3,273 £78,142 +20.22% 232
London -9 2,236 £80,000 +6.67% 125
Work from Home +35 1,917 £80,000 +18.52% 107
UK excluding London +10 1,178 £65,000 +11.11% 126
North of England +47 375 £67,350 +15.13% 35
South East -61 279 £65,000 +10.64% 23
North West +7 212 £67,350 +12.25% 20
Yorkshire +49 158 £65,000 +23.81% 8
South West +12 152 £67,350 +24.15% 22
Midlands +1 149 £55,000 -12.00% 19
Scotland +17 117 £65,000 +25.00% 16
West Midlands -3 106 £62,500 - 15
East of England -61 85 £67,500 +12.50% 7
East Midlands -8 43 £50,000 -21.57% 4
Northern Ireland +8 29 £50,000 +12.36% 3
Wales -15 24 £50,000 +30.72% 1
North East -25 5 £52,500 +75.00% 7

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 3,044 (74.26%) Agile
2 2,697 (65.80%) CI/CD
3 2,208 (53.87%) AWS
4 1,907 (46.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1,767 (43.11%) DevOps
6 1,691 (41.25%) Software Engineering
7 1,556 (37.96%) Java
8 1,494 (36.45%) Docker
9 1,377 (33.59%) TDD
10 1,336 (32.59%) Python
11 1,335 (32.57%) Kubernetes
12 1,325 (32.32%) Azure
13 1,208 (29.47%) Test Automation
14 1,158 (28.25%) JavaScript
15 1,133 (27.64%) Finance
16 1,021 (24.91%) Microservices
17 970 (23.66%) SQL
18 961 (23.44%) React
19 953 (23.25%) Jenkins
20 952 (23.23%) Scrum
21 950 (23.18%) Terraform
22 874 (21.32%) Social Skills
23 861 (21.01%) Git (software)
24 789 (19.25%) GCP
25 762 (18.59%) Serverless
26 754 (18.39%) Node.js
27 751 (18.32%) Mentoring
28 709 (17.30%) Full Stack Development
29 703 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
30 671 (16.37%) BDD

Continuous Delivery
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
1 180 (4.39%) Apache Spark
2 145 (3.54%) CMS
3 137 (3.34%) Apache
4 127 (3.10%) Apache Airflow
5 123 (3.00%) Confluence
6 73 (1.78%) nginx
7 71 (1.73%) OpenStack
8 63 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 49 (1.20%) Headless CMS
10 25 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 21 (0.51%) IIS
12 20 (0.49%) Luigi
13 15 (0.37%) Apache Pig
13 15 (0.37%) Commerce Server
14 13 (0.32%) ColdFusion
15 10 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.24%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.15%) Jetty
17 5 (0.12%) Apache Pulsar
17 5 (0.12%) Ethereum
Applications
1 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
1 16 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.37%) Sketch
3 11 (0.27%) InVision
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.098%) Marvel
5 4 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.098%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.024%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (0.49%) Magento
3 19 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.024%) assyst
4 1 (0.024%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,208 (53.87%) AWS
2 1,325 (32.32%) Azure
3 789 (19.25%) GCP
4 762 (18.59%) Serverless
5 399 (9.73%) AWS Lambda
6 374 (9.12%) GitHub
7 270 (6.59%) SaaS
8 262 (6.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 248 (6.05%) Amazon S3
10 204 (4.98%) Azure DevOps
11 200 (4.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 185 (4.51%) PaaS
13 145 (3.54%) Datadog
14 131 (3.20%) Amazon ECS
15 130 (3.17%) Amazon EKS
16 118 (2.88%) CloudFront
17 117 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
18 106 (2.59%) AWS CodePipeline
19 101 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 92 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.37%) HTTP
2 91 (2.22%) Internet
3 79 (1.93%) Broadband
4 75 (1.83%) DNS
4 75 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.54%) Firewall
6 44 (1.07%) Wireshark
7 39 (0.95%) SNA
8 26 (0.63%) WebEx
9 22 (0.54%) VPN
10 21 (0.51%) IPsec
10 21 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
11 20 (0.49%) HTTPS
12 19 (0.46%) DHCP
13 17 (0.41%) FTP
13 17 (0.41%) LAN
13 17 (0.41%) WAN
14 14 (0.34%) PPP
14 14 (0.34%) Skype
15 13 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 610 (14.88%) NoSQL
2 455 (11.10%) PostgreSQL
3 337 (8.22%) MySQL
4 313 (7.64%) MongoDB
5 308 (7.51%) Relational Database
6 307 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
7 249 (6.07%) Big Data
8 209 (5.10%) SQL Server
9 195 (4.76%) DynamoDB
10 175 (4.27%) Redis
11 145 (3.54%) Hadoop
12 143 (3.49%) Amazon Athena
13 129 (3.15%) Data Lake
14 106 (2.59%) RDBMS
15 95 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
16 94 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 94 (2.29%) BigQuery
17 84 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
18 60 (1.46%) Apache Hive
18 60 (1.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 953 (23.25%) Jenkins
2 861 (21.01%) Git (software)
3 306 (7.47%) JIRA
4 227 (5.54%) Selenium
5 191 (4.66%) TeamCity
6 181 (4.42%) Cucumber
7 175 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 169 (4.12%) JUnit
9 155 (3.78%) GitLab
10 138 (3.37%) webpack
11 137 (3.34%) Maven
12 117 (2.85%) Cypress.io
13 114 (2.78%) Travis CI
14 113 (2.76%) CircleCI
15 111 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 101 (2.46%) IBM UrbanCode
17 96 (2.34%) Gradle
18 85 (2.07%) Bitbucket
19 73 (1.78%) Postman
20 69 (1.68%) Jasmine
General
1 1,133 (27.64%) Finance
2 874 (21.32%) Social Skills
3 506 (12.34%) Banking
4 465 (11.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 382 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
6 291 (7.10%) Games
7 273 (6.66%) Retail
8 240 (5.86%) Marketing
9 115 (2.81%) Public Sector
10 113 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
11 109 (2.66%) Legal
12 95 (2.32%) Advertising
13 71 (1.73%) Back Office
14 67 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
15 62 (1.51%) Law
16 53 (1.29%) Telecoms
17 48 (1.17%) Automotive
18 45 (1.10%) Publishing
19 44 (1.07%) Financial Institution
20 32 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,103 (26.91%) Developer
2 1,001 (24.42%) Software Engineer
3 410 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 388 (9.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 343 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 247 (6.03%) Architect
7 221 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 219 (5.34%) Java Developer
9 206 (5.03%) Data Engineer
10 174 (4.24%) Software Developer
11 167 (4.07%) Java Engineer
12 147 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
13 139 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
14 138 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 132 (3.22%) Java Software Engineer
16 121 (2.95%) Python Developer
17 118 (2.88%) Lead Software Engineer
18 97 (2.37%) Analyst
19 95 (2.32%) Principal Engineer
20 78 (1.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 961 (23.44%) React
2 754 (18.39%) Node.js
3 663 (16.17%) Kafka
4 596 (14.54%) REST
5 510 (12.44%) .NET
6 455 (11.10%) Spring
7 443 (10.81%) CSS
8 424 (10.34%) HTML
9 381 (9.29%) RESTful
10 376 (9.17%) Spring Boot
11 359 (8.76%) AngularJS
12 307 (7.49%) Web Services
13 262 (6.39%) GraphQL
14 232 (5.66%) HTML5
15 226 (5.51%) CSS3
16 202 (4.93%) Elastic Stack
17 184 (4.49%) .NET Core
18 166 (4.05%) Redux
19 161 (3.93%) Jest
20 133 (3.24%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 542 (13.22%) Cloud Native
2 360 (8.78%) User Experience
3 265 (6.46%) Public Cloud
4 264 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
5 230 (5.61%) Mobile App
6 171 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 152 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
8 148 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
9 138 (3.37%) Data Structures
9 138 (3.37%) Virtual Team
10 136 (3.32%) Blog
11 121 (2.95%) Data Centre
12 100 (2.44%) Social Media
13 99 (2.42%) Cyberattack
14 96 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
15 95 (2.32%) Social Network
16 90 (2.20%) Cyber Defence
17 87 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
18 57 (1.39%) Online Games
19 55 (1.34%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 599 (14.61%) Linux
2 220 (5.37%) Android
3 218 (5.32%) Windows
4 179 (4.37%) Unix
5 139 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 92 (2.24%) Mesosphere
7 31 (0.76%) CentOS
8 29 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.27%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.098%) Alpine Linux
12 4 (0.098%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.073%) AIX
13 3 (0.073%) Debian
13 3 (0.073%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.024%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.024%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,044 (74.26%) Agile
2 2,697 (65.80%) CI/CD
3 1,907 (46.52%) Continuous Integration
4 1,767 (43.11%) DevOps
5 1,691 (41.25%) Software Engineering
6 1,377 (33.59%) TDD
7 1,208 (29.47%) Test Automation
8 1,021 (24.91%) Microservices
9 952 (23.23%) Scrum
10 751 (18.32%) Mentoring
11 709 (17.30%) Full Stack Development
12 703 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
13 671 (16.37%) BDD
14 566 (13.81%) Infrastructure as Code
14 566 (13.81%) OO
15 558 (13.61%) Open Source
16 533 (13.00%) Analytics
17 504 (12.30%) Kanban
18 482 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
19 413 (10.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,556 (37.96%) Java
2 1,336 (32.59%) Python
3 1,158 (28.25%) JavaScript
4 970 (23.66%) SQL
5 598 (14.59%) C#
6 597 (14.56%) TypeScript
7 512 (12.49%) Go
8 443 (10.81%) Ruby
9 360 (8.78%) Bash
10 344 (8.39%) PowerShell
11 288 (7.03%) Kotlin
12 273 (6.66%) Scala
13 172 (4.20%) Groovy
14 148 (3.61%) PHP
15 89 (2.17%) C++
15 89 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 74 (1.81%) ES6
17 68 (1.66%) Clojure
18 62 (1.51%) Rust
19 48 (1.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 524 (12.78%) Degree
2 221 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.17%) Master's Degree
6 28 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 23 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.51%) CEH
8 21 (0.51%) CSSLP
9 20 (0.49%) CISSP
10 18 (0.44%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.34%) PhD
11 14 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (0.29%) ISEB
13 11 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.17%) OSCP
16 5 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 5 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.098%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (13.78%) QA
2 127 (3.10%) Accessibility
3 52 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.76%) SLA
5 26 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.63%) SOC 2
6 25 (0.61%) GDPR
7 23 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 12 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.15%) NCSC
10 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.073%) HL7
11 3 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.024%) PMO
13 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,494 (36.45%) Docker
2 59 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.00%) Apache Flume
5 21 (0.51%) ISA Server
6 19 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 17 (0.41%) KVM
7 17 (0.41%) Xen
8 4 (0.098%) vSphere
9 3 (0.073%) LXC
10 2 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.024%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,335 (32.57%) Kubernetes
2 950 (23.18%) Terraform
3 368 (8.98%) Ansible
4 261 (6.37%) Puppet
5 195 (4.76%) Prometheus
6 186 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
7 126 (3.07%) Kibana
8 102 (2.49%) Grafana
9 92 (2.24%) Automic
10 85 (2.07%) logstash
11 78 (1.90%) Consul
12 54 (1.32%) ZABBIX
13 41 (1.00%) Oozie
14 32 (0.78%) Rancher
15 31 (0.76%) Nagios
16 30 (0.73%) HAProxy
17 28 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
18 27 (0.66%) Packer
19 22 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
20 21 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 416 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 374 (9.12%) Google
3 148 (3.61%) Databricks
3 148 (3.61%) Splunk
4 104 (2.54%) Oracle
5 90 (2.20%) Spotify
6 79 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (1.17%) VMware
8 47 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 47 (1.15%) Dynatrace
9 41 (1.00%) New Relic
9 41 (1.00%) Palantir
10 40 (0.98%) IBM
11 39 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 35 (0.85%) PayPal
13 33 (0.81%) Apple
13 33 (0.81%) F5
13 33 (0.81%) Hitachi
14 29 (0.71%) Red Hat
15 28 (0.68%) Confluent