Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 230 284
Rank change year-on-year +9 +54 +151
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,710 2,591 2,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.53% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.69% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,033 2,151 1,979
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

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 156,179 153,171 180,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.87% 90.54% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,708 125,548 150,184
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in the UK

Continuous Delivery
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Continuous Delivery in the UK

Continuous Delivery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Delivery in the UK

Continuous Delivery
Top 16 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 23 May 2018. 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 +5 2,560 £60,000 +4.35% 518
UK excluding London +32 1,404 £52,500 +10.53% 273
London -16 1,283 £67,500 - 284
South East +43 407 £55,000 +3.29% 73
North of England +54 359 £57,500 +15.00% 65
North West +32 246 £57,500 +15.00% 36
East of England +52 217 £52,500 +5.00% 30
South West +1 180 £50,000 +6.38% 30
Midlands -90 110 £55,000 +37.50% 36
Scotland +20 92 £42,500 -26.09% 20
Yorkshire +27 72 £50,000 -4.09% 23
East Midlands -42 56 £55,000 +37.50% 13
West Midlands -67 54 £50,000 +33.33% 23
North East +12 42 £47,500 +40.74% 6
Wales +22 23 £43,750 -23.91% 5
Northern Ireland +15 18 £61,250 +75.00% 14

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 1,941 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,330 (49.08%) DevOps
3 1,251 (46.16%) Continuous Integration
4 1,113 (41.07%) TDD
5 1,070 (39.48%) Amazon AWS
6 1,017 (37.53%) Java
7 812 (29.96%) Linux
8 761 (28.08%) Test Automation
9 747 (27.56%) Python
10 735 (27.12%) JavaScript
11 732 (27.01%) Jenkins
12 730 (26.94%) Docker
13 698 (25.76%) Git (software)
14 691 (25.50%) Microservices
15 667 (24.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 646 (23.84%) Software Engineering
17 627 (23.14%) C#
18 597 (22.03%) BDD
19 586 (21.62%) Finance
20 585 (21.59%) Scrum
21 575 (21.22%) .NET
22 554 (20.44%) SQL
23 519 (19.15%) Ansible
24 497 (18.34%) Puppet
25 431 (15.90%) Windows
26 411 (15.17%) Web Services
27 375 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
28 371 (13.69%) AngularJS
29 367 (13.54%) Ruby
30 358 (13.21%) RESTful

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
1 184 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
2 112 (4.13%) Apache Spark
3 104 (3.84%) Confluence
4 62 (2.29%) OpenStack
4 62 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 49 (1.81%) CMS
6 48 (1.77%) Apache
7 41 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 35 (1.29%) IIS
9 32 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 22 (0.81%) nginx
11 18 (0.66%) EPiServer
11 18 (0.66%) JBoss
12 17 (0.63%) Ethereum
12 17 (0.63%) Hyperledger
13 16 (0.59%) Apache Pig
14 15 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.074%) RMDS
7 1 (0.037%) BASE24
7 1 (0.037%) Magento
7 1 (0.037%) Maximo
7 1 (0.037%) Postilion
7 1 (0.037%) Shopify
7 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,070 (39.48%) Amazon AWS
2 667 (24.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (8.19%) GitHub
4 178 (6.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 160 (5.90%) OpenShift
6 114 (4.21%) IaaS
6 114 (4.21%) PaaS
7 106 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 101 (3.73%) SaaS
8 101 (3.73%) Serverless
9 93 (3.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 91 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
11 82 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
12 70 (2.58%) Amazon S3
13 69 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
14 66 (2.44%) NuGet
15 39 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 29 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
17 25 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
18 23 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.80%) Internet
2 94 (3.47%) HTTP
3 62 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 49 (1.81%) DNS
5 34 (1.25%) Firewall
6 30 (1.11%) VPN
7 26 (0.96%) Network Security
8 24 (0.89%) DHCP
9 20 (0.74%) AMQP
10 15 (0.55%) SAN
11 14 (0.52%) VoIP
12 12 (0.44%) LAN
13 11 (0.41%) SSL
14 10 (0.37%) WAN
15 9 (0.33%) Broadband
16 8 (0.30%) FTP
17 6 (0.22%) DMZ
17 6 (0.22%) Intranet
17 6 (0.22%) IPsec
17 6 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (11.88%) NoSQL
2 272 (10.04%) SQL Server
3 183 (6.75%) MongoDB
4 174 (6.42%) Big Data
5 164 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 137 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 134 (4.94%) MySQL
8 120 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
9 97 (3.58%) Hadoop
10 82 (3.03%) Redis
11 53 (1.96%) Blockchain
12 44 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 41 (1.51%) RDBMS
15 34 (1.25%) Apache Hive
16 33 (1.22%) Oracle Database
17 29 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
18 26 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 26 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 732 (27.01%) Jenkins
2 698 (25.76%) Git (software)
3 315 (11.62%) JIRA
4 294 (10.85%) Selenium
5 255 (9.41%) Cucumber
6 222 (8.19%) Maven
7 193 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 179 (6.61%) Subversion
9 175 (6.46%) TeamCity
10 162 (5.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 158 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 132 (4.87%) Sonatype Nexus
13 117 (4.32%) GoCD
14 107 (3.95%) Gradle
15 93 (3.43%) JUnit
16 76 (2.80%) WebDriver
17 74 (2.73%) Visual Studio
18 71 (2.62%) SpecFlow
19 69 (2.55%) Vagrant
19 69 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 586 (21.62%) Finance
2 154 (5.68%) Retail
3 125 (4.61%) Games
4 98 (3.62%) Banking
5 86 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 68 (2.51%) Marketing
7 55 (2.03%) Electronics
8 48 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 48 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.22%) Legal
11 25 (0.92%) Advertising
12 23 (0.85%) Front Office
13 21 (0.77%) Automotive
14 20 (0.74%) Law
15 17 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 17 (0.63%) Military
16 9 (0.33%) Back Office
17 7 (0.26%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 917 (33.84%) Developer
2 464 (17.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 297 (10.96%) Software Engineer
4 293 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 278 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 217 (8.01%) .NET Developer
7 159 (5.87%) C# Developer
8 151 (5.57%) Java Engineer
9 141 (5.20%) Software Developer
10 137 (5.06%) Architect
11 131 (4.83%) Senior DevOps
12 127 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
13 115 (4.24%) Lead DevOps
14 111 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
15 110 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
16 108 (3.99%) Tester
17 102 (3.76%) Team Leader
18 101 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
19 100 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
20 95 (3.51%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (21.22%) .NET
2 411 (15.17%) Web Services
3 371 (13.69%) AngularJS
4 358 (13.21%) RESTful
5 347 (12.80%) HTML
6 335 (12.36%) Spring
7 313 (11.55%) Node.js
8 304 (11.22%) REST
9 280 (10.33%) CSS
10 182 (6.72%) React
11 162 (5.98%) HTML5
12 161 (5.94%) ASP.NET
13 155 (5.72%) JSON
14 136 (5.02%) .NET Framework
15 119 (4.39%) Kafka
16 116 (4.28%) jQuery
16 116 (4.28%) XML
17 112 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
18 95 (3.51%) Akka
19 93 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 180 (6.64%) Computer Science
2 169 (6.24%) Fintech
3 163 (6.01%) Public Cloud
3 163 (6.01%) User Experience
4 151 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 106 (3.91%) Private Cloud
7 101 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
8 80 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 80 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
9 63 (2.32%) Online Games
10 59 (2.18%) Cloud Native
11 58 (2.14%) Data Centre
12 57 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
13 48 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 38 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
15 37 (1.37%) Algorithms
15 37 (1.37%) Blog
16 27 (1.00%) Management Information System
17 25 (0.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 812 (29.96%) Linux
2 431 (15.90%) Windows
3 250 (9.23%) Unix
4 139 (5.13%) Android
5 115 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 73 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (1.66%) Windows Server
8 42 (1.55%) CoreOS
9 40 (1.48%) CentOS
9 40 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 24 (0.89%) Debian
11 18 (0.66%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.52%) Nucleus RTOS
13 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.26%) VMS
15 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,941 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,330 (49.08%) DevOps
3 1,251 (46.16%) Continuous Integration
4 1,113 (41.07%) TDD
5 761 (28.08%) Test Automation
6 691 (25.50%) Microservices
7 646 (23.84%) Software Engineering
8 597 (22.03%) BDD
9 585 (21.59%) Scrum
10 352 (12.99%) Open Source
11 305 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
12 304 (11.22%) Configuration Management
13 288 (10.63%) OO
14 276 (10.18%) Kanban
15 267 (9.85%) E-Commerce
16 266 (9.82%) Mentoring
17 257 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 251 (9.26%) Pair Programming
19 248 (9.15%) SDLC
20 236 (8.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,017 (37.53%) Java
2 747 (27.56%) Python
3 735 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 627 (23.14%) C#
5 554 (20.44%) SQL
6 367 (13.54%) Ruby
7 321 (11.85%) Bash Shell
8 284 (10.48%) Scala
9 268 (9.89%) PowerShell
10 156 (5.76%) PHP
11 152 (5.61%) Java 8
12 132 (4.87%) Perl
13 114 (4.21%) C++
14 96 (3.54%) Go
15 88 (3.25%) T-SQL
16 76 (2.80%) Groovy
17 74 (2.73%) Shell Script
18 69 (2.55%) TypeScript
19 57 (2.10%) C
20 37 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (8.41%) Degree
2 116 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 26 (0.96%) AWS Certification
6 26 (0.96%) ISEB
7 17 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.22%) CISSP
11 6 (0.22%) MCP
11 6 (0.22%) PhD
11 6 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (12.62%) QA
2 65 (2.40%) GCP
3 59 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.70%) SLA
5 7 (0.26%) GDPR
6 6 (0.22%) PMO
6 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.15%) PSD2
9 2 (0.074%) COBIT
9 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.074%) SEPA
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 730 (26.94%) Docker
2 155 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 67 (2.47%) VirtualBox
5 63 (2.32%) Xen
6 61 (2.25%) Active Directory
7 47 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (0.89%) KVM
9 15 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.41%) vSphere
11 8 (0.30%) HDFS
12 6 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.22%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.18%) NFS
14 4 (0.15%) etcd
14 4 (0.15%) Firmware
14 4 (0.15%) LXC
14 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 519 (19.15%) Ansible
2 497 (18.34%) Puppet
3 375 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
4 291 (10.74%) Kubernetes
5 257 (9.48%) Terraform
6 78 (2.88%) Nagios
7 63 (2.32%) Consul
8 60 (2.21%) Rundeck
9 50 (1.85%) Graphite
10 35 (1.29%) Salt
11 33 (1.22%) Prometheus
12 32 (1.18%) Packer
13 29 (1.07%) Automic
13 29 (1.07%) Kibana
14 21 (0.77%) CloudForms
14 21 (0.77%) Grafana
15 20 (0.74%) Rancher
16 17 (0.63%) Marathon
17 16 (0.59%) logstash
18 15 (0.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 256 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 204 (7.53%) VMware
3 162 (5.98%) Google
4 160 (5.90%) Splunk
5 149 (5.50%) Oracle
6 110 (4.06%) WorldPay
7 86 (3.17%) Red Hat
8 81 (2.99%) Atlassian
9 80 (2.95%) AppDynamics
10 69 (2.55%) ServiceNow
11 54 (1.99%) New Relic
12 53 (1.96%) Delphix
12 53 (1.96%) RedGate
13 49 (1.81%) IBM
14 44 (1.62%) SAP
15 36 (1.33%) Qualys
16 35 (1.29%) Xamarin
17 27 (1.00%) Capita
17 27 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
18 24 (0.89%) Apple