Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 176 212
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 +13
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,341 2,911 2,961
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.99% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.15% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 2,097 2,369
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% +5.26%

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 73,035 135,165 163,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.22% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58,160 106,325 131,241
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 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
England -15 1,263 £65,000 +4.00% 85
London -23 719 £72,500 - 42
UK excluding London -26 597 £55,000 +0.92% 47
South East -12 163 £65,000 +13.04% 10
Work from Home +67 155 £65,000 +4.00% 8
North of England -20 126 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England +78 103 £57,500 +9.52% 5
South West -19 82 £45,000 -16.67% 9
Midlands +22 69 £55,000 - 5
North West +15 62 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Yorkshire +23 58 £45,000 +2.86% 4
West Midlands +13 53 £60,690 +10.35% 4
Scotland 0 41 £52,500 -4.55% 2
East Midlands +38 16 £45,000 -16.28% 1
Northern Ireland +12 9 £40,000 -30.43%
North East +6 6 £62,500 +14.68% 4
Wales +3 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 915 (68.23%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (52.57%) Continuous Integration
3 634 (47.28%) DevOps
4 550 (41.01%) Java
5 516 (38.48%) AWS
6 483 (36.02%) Azure
7 408 (30.43%) TDD
8 383 (28.56%) Test Automation
9 382 (28.49%) Python
10 364 (27.14%) C#
11 350 (26.10%) Docker
12 349 (26.03%) JavaScript
13 333 (24.83%) Jenkins
14 320 (23.86%) .NET
15 315 (23.49%) Software Engineering
16 304 (22.67%) SQL
17 301 (22.45%) BDD
18 288 (21.48%) Linux
19 284 (21.18%) Microservices
20 283 (21.10%) Kubernetes
20 283 (21.10%) Scrum
21 243 (18.12%) Finance
22 236 (17.60%) Git (software)
23 230 (17.15%) Terraform
24 196 (14.62%) AngularJS
25 192 (14.32%) React
26 184 (13.72%) Ansible
27 175 (13.05%) Node.js
28 174 (12.98%) Configuration Management
29 172 (12.83%) HTML

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 75 (5.59%) Confluence
2 69 (5.15%) Apache
3 49 (3.65%) Tomcat
4 46 (3.43%) IIS
5 38 (2.83%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.12%) JBoss
10 14 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.75%) CICS
11 10 (0.75%) CloudStack
12 9 (0.67%) nginx
13 8 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.37%) CMS
14 5 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.075%) Mingle
4 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.075%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.075%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.075%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 516 (38.48%) AWS
2 483 (36.02%) Azure
3 156 (11.63%) GCP
4 91 (6.79%) Serverless
5 78 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 78 (5.82%) PaaS
6 70 (5.22%) SaaS
7 57 (4.25%) GitHub
8 53 (3.95%) IaaS
9 41 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (2.46%) AWS CodePipeline
12 32 (2.39%) Amazon EKS
13 31 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (2.24%) Amazon ECS
15 24 (1.79%) Office 365
16 21 (1.57%) OpenShift
17 15 (1.12%) Amazon S3
18 12 (0.89%) Heroku
19 11 (0.82%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.31%) HTTP
2 22 (1.64%) Firewall
3 19 (1.42%) SSL
3 19 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.97%) VPN
5 11 (0.82%) DNS
6 6 (0.45%) DSL
6 6 (0.45%) Internet
6 6 (0.45%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.37%) LAN
8 4 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (0.30%) PBX
8 4 (0.30%) SMPP
8 4 (0.30%) SMS
8 4 (0.30%) VLAN
9 3 (0.22%) Network Security
10 2 (0.15%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.15%) DHCP
10 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.01%) NoSQL
3 85 (6.34%) MySQL
4 74 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 64 (4.77%) MongoDB
6 51 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 44 (3.28%) Big Data
8 42 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.57%) Redis
12 18 (1.34%) SQL Server 2017
13 16 (1.19%) DB2
14 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.12%) MariaDB
14 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 333 (24.83%) Jenkins
2 236 (17.60%) Git (software)
3 155 (11.56%) Selenium
4 141 (10.51%) JIRA
5 94 (7.01%) Cucumber
6 90 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 86 (6.41%) TeamCity
8 67 (5.00%) Maven
9 65 (4.85%) SpecFlow
10 49 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 47 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 44 (3.28%) Bitbucket
13 43 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (3.06%) JMeter
14 41 (3.06%) JUnit
15 39 (2.91%) SoapUI
16 31 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
17 30 (2.24%) GitLab
17 30 (2.24%) Visual Studio
18 27 (2.01%) webpack
General
1 243 (18.12%) Finance
2 90 (6.71%) Banking
3 47 (3.50%) Retail
4 37 (2.76%) Marketing
5 36 (2.68%) Public Sector
6 32 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.64%) Front Office
8 21 (1.57%) Back Office
9 18 (1.34%) Games
10 16 (1.19%) Legal
11 15 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.45%) Law
13 5 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
13 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 3 (0.22%) Advertising
15 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.22%) Police
16 2 (0.15%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 546 (40.72%) Developer
2 226 (16.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 175 (13.05%) Java Developer
4 121 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 98 (7.31%) Software Developer
6 94 (7.01%) Software Engineer
7 81 (6.04%) .NET Developer
8 74 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 69 (5.15%) C# Developer
10 61 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
11 56 (4.18%) Junior
12 54 (4.03%) React Developer
13 47 (3.50%) Architect
13 47 (3.50%) Java Engineer
14 46 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
15 45 (3.36%) Lead Developer
16 41 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
17 38 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
17 38 (2.83%) Senior DevOps
18 37 (2.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (23.86%) .NET
2 196 (14.62%) AngularJS
3 192 (14.32%) React
4 175 (13.05%) Node.js
5 172 (12.83%) HTML
6 169 (12.60%) Spring
7 160 (11.93%) CSS
8 137 (10.22%) REST
9 126 (9.40%) .NET Core
10 119 (8.87%) Web Services
11 95 (7.08%) ASP.NET
12 94 (7.01%) .NET Framework
13 80 (5.97%) RESTful
14 70 (5.22%) Spring Boot
15 65 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (4.03%) HTML5
17 53 (3.95%) XML
18 52 (3.88%) Kafka
19 50 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 50 (3.73%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.59%) Public Cloud
3 73 (5.44%) Cloud Native
4 71 (5.29%) User Experience
5 53 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
7 49 (3.65%) Data Centre
8 47 (3.50%) Mobile App
9 33 (2.46%) Private Cloud
9 33 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.27%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.27%) Market Risk
12 15 (1.12%) Social Network
13 14 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (1.04%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.82%) Reference Data
16 10 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 288 (21.48%) Linux
2 121 (9.02%) Windows
3 70 (5.22%) Unix
4 48 (3.58%) CentOS
5 39 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.46%) Android
7 31 (2.31%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.82%) FreeBSD
11 11 (0.82%) FreeNAS
11 11 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.60%) VMS
13 7 (0.52%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.075%) MVS
15 1 (0.075%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (68.23%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (52.57%) Continuous Integration
3 634 (47.28%) DevOps
4 408 (30.43%) TDD
5 383 (28.56%) Test Automation
6 315 (23.49%) Software Engineering
7 301 (22.45%) BDD
8 284 (21.18%) Microservices
9 283 (21.10%) Scrum
10 174 (12.98%) Configuration Management
11 141 (10.51%) Fintech
12 138 (10.29%) Infrastructure as Code
13 135 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
14 128 (9.55%) MVC
15 118 (8.80%) Mentoring
16 113 (8.43%) OO
17 103 (7.68%) SDLC
18 96 (7.16%) Unit Testing
19 94 (7.01%) Technical Leadership
20 93 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 550 (41.01%) Java
2 382 (28.49%) Python
3 364 (27.14%) C#
4 349 (26.03%) JavaScript
5 304 (22.67%) SQL
6 121 (9.02%) Ruby
7 101 (7.53%) Bash Shell
8 97 (7.23%) TypeScript
9 94 (7.01%) PowerShell
10 85 (6.34%) Go
11 65 (4.85%) PHP
12 62 (4.62%) Java 8
13 61 (4.55%) C++
14 52 (3.88%) Kotlin
15 39 (2.91%) Scala
16 35 (2.61%) R
17 32 (2.39%) T-SQL
18 31 (2.31%) Perl
19 29 (2.16%) C
19 29 (2.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (4.70%) Degree
2 41 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.79%) ISEB
6 23 (1.72%) AWS Certification
7 21 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.52%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.45%) PMP
13 5 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.30%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.22%) MCSA
15 3 (0.22%) MCSE
16 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
17 1 (0.075%) Master's Degree
17 1 (0.075%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (9.47%) QA
2 11 (0.82%) SLA
3 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.22%) GDPR
3 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.075%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.075%) NIST
5 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 350 (26.10%) Docker
2 33 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.82%) KVM
6 7 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.52%) RACF
7 6 (0.45%) ACF2
7 6 (0.45%) Samba
8 4 (0.30%) vSphere
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.075%) Ceph
10 1 (0.075%) Gluster
10 1 (0.075%) iptables
10 1 (0.075%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.075%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 283 (21.10%) Kubernetes
2 230 (17.15%) Terraform
3 184 (13.72%) Ansible
4 125 (9.32%) Puppet
5 111 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (3.06%) Prometheus
7 38 (2.83%) Grafana
8 20 (1.49%) Packer
9 17 (1.27%) Graphite
10 15 (1.12%) Istio
10 15 (1.12%) Rancher
10 15 (1.12%) SCCM
10 15 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 15 (1.12%) ZABBIX
11 13 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.82%) Proxmox
13 10 (0.75%) Mesos
14 7 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.52%) Kibana
14 7 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 156 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.22%) Google
3 63 (4.70%) Oracle
4 34 (2.54%) Red Hat
4 34 (2.54%) VMware
5 33 (2.46%) Splunk
6 25 (1.86%) Tableau
7 19 (1.42%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.42%) HP
8 15 (1.12%) Cisco
9 13 (0.97%) SaltStack
10 12 (0.89%) hybris
10 12 (0.89%) New Relic
11 11 (0.82%) Percona
12 10 (0.75%) IBM
12 10 (0.75%) Rackspace
12 10 (0.75%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.60%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.60%) Perforce
14 7 (0.52%) ServiceNow