Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 193 170
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23 +64
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,545 2,010 3,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.79% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.94% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,456 2,134
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £54,125 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.31%

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 77,351 103,606 137,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.48% 92.16% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59,501 83,213 109,234
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 +16 1,408 £65,000 - 245
London +33 837 £75,000 - 112
UK excluding London -18 614 £60,000 +9.09% 152
Work from Home -43 290 £67,500 +17.39% 46
South East +51 183 £60,000 - 32
North of England -15 146 £57,500 +15.00% 39
North West +35 109 £60,000 +20.00% 27
South West +7 94 £52,500 +16.67% 22
Midlands -6 83 £62,500 +13.64% 22
West Midlands +6 63 £62,500 +13.64% 18
East of England -39 54 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Scotland -29 35 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Yorkshire -58 32 £53,576 +7.15% 9
Wales +33 18 £57,500 +27.78% 2
East Midlands +6 17 £58,750 +30.56% 4
North East +9 5 £37,500 -42.31% 3
Northern Ireland -15 1 £55,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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 1,003 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (54.50%) DevOps
3 767 (49.64%) Continuous Integration
4 729 (47.18%) AWS
5 514 (33.27%) Azure
6 497 (32.17%) Docker
7 478 (30.94%) Python
8 450 (29.13%) TDD
9 447 (28.93%) Terraform
10 414 (26.80%) Java
11 406 (26.28%) Microservices
12 399 (25.83%) Kubernetes
13 366 (23.69%) Linux
14 362 (23.43%) Jenkins
15 338 (21.88%) JavaScript
16 316 (20.45%) Software Engineering
17 306 (19.81%) Infrastructure as Code
18 302 (19.55%) Test Automation
19 290 (18.77%) Scrum
20 284 (18.38%) BDD
21 268 (17.35%) C#
22 264 (17.09%) GCP
23 260 (16.83%) Ansible
24 247 (15.99%) SQL
25 236 (15.28%) Git (software)
26 233 (15.08%) Finance
27 218 (14.11%) Mentoring
28 216 (13.98%) .NET
29 192 (12.43%) Puppet
30 191 (12.36%) React

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 74 (4.79%) Apache Airflow
2 49 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (2.46%) Confluence
4 35 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 32 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.42%) Luigi
7 21 (1.36%) Apache
8 20 (1.29%) Apache Pig
8 20 (1.29%) IIS
9 18 (1.17%) nginx
10 17 (1.10%) JBoss
11 12 (0.78%) Drupal
11 12 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.71%) WordPress
13 10 (0.65%) CMS
14 9 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.45%) CloudStack
16 6 (0.39%) Jupyter
17 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (1.49%) Sketch
2 19 (1.23%) InVision
3 4 (0.26%) Zeplin
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (1.55%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.065%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 729 (47.18%) AWS
2 514 (33.27%) Azure
3 264 (17.09%) GCP
4 159 (10.29%) Serverless
5 140 (9.06%) GitHub
6 122 (7.90%) SaaS
7 105 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (4.47%) Amazon EKS
9 61 (3.95%) Amazon S3
9 61 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
10 55 (3.56%) Amazon ECS
10 55 (3.56%) PaaS
11 46 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
12 45 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
13 35 (2.27%) IaaS
14 34 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
15 30 (1.94%) AWS Fargate
16 27 (1.75%) Datadog
17 23 (1.49%) OpenShift
18 22 (1.42%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.01%) Firewall
2 37 (2.39%) HTTP
3 27 (1.75%) Internet
4 15 (0.97%) DNS
4 15 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.58%) VLAN
6 5 (0.32%) Broadband
6 5 (0.32%) DHCP
7 4 (0.26%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) FTP
8 2 (0.13%) MQTT
8 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.13%) SD-WAN
8 2 (0.13%) SSL
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
9 1 (0.065%) BGP
9 1 (0.065%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.065%) IPsec
9 1 (0.065%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 129 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
3 117 (7.57%) Big Data
4 113 (7.31%) MySQL
5 84 (5.44%) NoSQL
6 77 (4.98%) MongoDB
7 74 (4.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 53 (3.43%) Relational Database
9 37 (2.39%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
12 28 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (1.75%) Redis
14 26 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (1.62%) Data Lake
16 23 (1.49%) MariaDB
17 22 (1.42%) Cosmos DB
18 11 (0.71%) Tableau
19 10 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 362 (23.43%) Jenkins
2 236 (15.28%) Git (software)
3 127 (8.22%) JIRA
4 118 (7.64%) Selenium
5 114 (7.38%) Cucumber
5 114 (7.38%) TeamCity
6 90 (5.83%) GitLab
7 69 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 64 (4.14%) Cypress.io
8 64 (4.14%) Subversion
9 62 (4.01%) Maven
10 58 (3.75%) Artifactory
11 55 (3.56%) Bitbucket
12 39 (2.52%) CircleCI
12 39 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 36 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (1.81%) JUnit
14 28 (1.81%) Postman
15 26 (1.68%) Gradle
16 23 (1.49%) Appium
General
1 233 (15.08%) Finance
2 96 (6.21%) Retail
3 87 (5.63%) Public Sector
4 82 (5.31%) Banking
5 80 (5.18%) Marketing
6 55 (3.56%) Games
7 44 (2.85%) Electronics
8 39 (2.52%) Law
9 33 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 31 (2.01%) Back Office
11 24 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.42%) Front Office
13 16 (1.04%) Automotive
14 13 (0.84%) Advertising
15 12 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.65%) Legal
17 9 (0.58%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.39%) Local Government
20 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 360 (23.30%) Developer
2 319 (20.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 159 (10.29%) Software Engineer
4 115 (7.44%) Java Developer
5 86 (5.57%) Senior Developer
6 75 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 74 (4.79%) Architect
8 70 (4.53%) Senior DevOps
9 69 (4.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 56 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
10 56 (3.62%) Software Developer
11 55 (3.56%) Senior Software Engineer
12 53 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
13 51 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 51 (3.30%) Lead Developer
14 46 (2.98%) React Developer
15 44 (2.85%) Data Engineer
16 37 (2.39%) Java Engineer
17 35 (2.27%) Analyst
17 35 (2.27%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (13.98%) .NET
2 191 (12.36%) React
3 186 (12.04%) Node.js
4 155 (10.03%) CSS
5 152 (9.84%) Spring
6 143 (9.26%) HTML
7 126 (8.16%) REST
8 109 (7.06%) Web Services
9 100 (6.47%) RESTful
10 94 (6.08%) .NET Core
11 89 (5.76%) AngularJS
12 79 (5.11%) Spring Boot
13 78 (5.05%) Kafka
14 70 (4.53%) Velocity
15 60 (3.88%) Sass
16 54 (3.50%) Hibernate
17 53 (3.43%) .NET Framework
18 48 (3.11%) GraphQL
19 44 (2.85%) Vue.js
20 43 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.96%) User Experience
2 97 (6.28%) Mobile App
3 80 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
6 45 (2.91%) Cloud Native
7 44 (2.85%) Public Cloud
8 38 (2.46%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (2.01%) iPad
10 29 (1.88%) Blog
11 24 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (1.49%) Life Science
13 21 (1.36%) Data Centre
14 20 (1.29%) Social Network
15 19 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
17 16 (1.04%) Private Cloud
18 14 (0.91%) Fixed Income
18 14 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 366 (23.69%) Linux
2 142 (9.19%) Windows
3 70 (4.53%) Windows Server
4 62 (4.01%) CentOS
5 58 (3.75%) Unix
6 54 (3.50%) Android
7 51 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 29 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.13%) watchOS
12 1 (0.065%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.065%) VMS
12 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,003 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (54.50%) DevOps
3 767 (49.64%) Continuous Integration
4 450 (29.13%) TDD
5 406 (26.28%) Microservices
6 316 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 306 (19.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 302 (19.55%) Test Automation
9 290 (18.77%) Scrum
10 284 (18.38%) BDD
11 218 (14.11%) Mentoring
12 188 (12.17%) Configuration Management
13 173 (11.20%) Analytics
14 172 (11.13%) Machine Learning
15 162 (10.49%) SDLC
16 158 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 136 (8.80%) E-Commerce
18 118 (7.64%) Open Source
19 108 (6.99%) Fintech
19 108 (6.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 478 (30.94%) Python
2 414 (26.80%) Java
3 338 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 268 (17.35%) C#
5 247 (15.99%) SQL
6 154 (9.97%) Bash Shell
7 135 (8.74%) Ruby
8 122 (7.90%) TypeScript
9 111 (7.18%) PowerShell
10 106 (6.86%) Go
11 69 (4.47%) Kotlin
12 61 (3.95%) PHP
13 47 (3.04%) ES6
14 46 (2.98%) C++
15 39 (2.52%) Java 8
16 38 (2.46%) Groovy
16 38 (2.46%) Scala
17 31 (2.01%) C
18 25 (1.62%) Shell Script
19 21 (1.36%) ES7
Qualifications
1 117 (7.57%) Degree
2 109 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 56 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (2.46%) AWS Certification
6 29 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.23%) SANS
9 13 (0.84%) RHCE
9 13 (0.84%) RHCSA
10 9 (0.58%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.19%) CISSP
13 3 (0.19%) CSSLP
13 3 (0.19%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.19%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.19%) OCP
13 3 (0.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (9.51%) QA
2 26 (1.68%) GDPR
3 20 (1.29%) WCAG
4 18 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.26%) SLA
8 1 (0.065%) PMO
System Software
1 497 (32.17%) Docker
2 44 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.04%) vSphere
5 9 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.32%) Xen
7 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.19%) Firmware
8 3 (0.19%) HDFS
8 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.19%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.13%) NFS
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.065%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 447 (28.93%) Terraform
2 399 (25.83%) Kubernetes
3 260 (16.83%) Ansible
4 192 (12.43%) Puppet
5 103 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (5.24%) Prometheus
7 66 (4.27%) Grafana
8 47 (3.04%) Rancher
9 31 (2.01%) Packer
10 28 (1.81%) Consul
11 27 (1.75%) Istio
12 23 (1.49%) Graphite
13 20 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
13 20 (1.29%) Fortio
13 20 (1.29%) Kiali
14 9 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.52%) Graylog
15 8 (0.52%) Icinga
16 7 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 179 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 175 (11.33%) Google
3 66 (4.27%) VMware
4 52 (3.37%) Oracle
5 48 (3.11%) Atlassian
6 40 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 36 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.49%) SAP
9 18 (1.17%) Dynatrace
10 16 (1.04%) Adobe
11 14 (0.91%) MuleSoft
12 13 (0.84%) Cisco
13 12 (0.78%) New Relic
14 11 (0.71%) Splunk
14 11 (0.71%) Spotify
15 10 (0.65%) Twitter
16 9 (0.58%) Apple
16 9 (0.58%) Citrix
17 8 (0.52%) Avaya
17 8 (0.52%) Genesys