Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 265 348
Rank change year-on-year +31 +83 +113
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2626 2410 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.29% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.45% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 2060 1605
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,625 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 161340 166576 190205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.44% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127872 138128 157367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,178 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 +25 2465 £60,000 - 253
London -17 1339 £65,000 - 146
UK excluding London +96 1244 £50,000 - 114
South East +119 361 £60,000 +14.29% 31
North of England +45 286 £50,000 - 36
Midlands +85 197 £45,000 - 11
North West +15 190 £54,000 +8.00% 29
South West +34 147 £50,000 +16.28% 12
East of England +19 131 £60,000 -7.69% 17
West Midlands +77 125 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Yorkshire +79 92 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Scotland -18 83 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Midlands +42 70 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Wales +5 23 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Northern Ireland -12 19 £40,000 -11.11%
North East -4 4 £45,221 +15.95% 3

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 Continuous Delivery.

1 1999 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1170 (44.55%) DevOps
3 1168 (44.48%) Java
4 1114 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
5 959 (36.52%) TDD
6 838 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
7 795 (30.27%) Test Automation
8 765 (29.13%) Scrum
9 751 (28.60%) JavaScript
10 742 (28.26%) Linux
11 711 (27.08%) Jenkins
12 709 (27.00%) Python
13 677 (25.78%) BDD
14 667 (25.40%) Git (software)
15 657 (25.02%) Docker
16 614 (23.38%) C#
17 604 (23.00%) Finance
18 580 (22.09%) Microservices
19 556 (21.17%) .NET
20 546 (20.79%) SQL
21 521 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
22 479 (18.24%) Software Engineering
23 455 (17.33%) HTML
24 450 (17.14%) Puppet
25 420 (15.99%) Ruby
26 410 (15.61%) QA
27 407 (15.50%) Ansible
28 398 (15.16%) REST
29 397 (15.12%) Web Services
30 392 (14.93%) Microsoft

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
1 171 (6.51%) Confluence
2 150 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 135 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
4 89 (3.39%) Apache
4 89 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 80 (3.05%) IIS
6 68 (2.59%) CMS
7 63 (2.40%) OpenStack
8 49 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 38 (1.45%) JBoss
9 38 (1.45%) nginx
10 29 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 29 (1.10%) WordPress
11 28 (1.07%) SharePoint
12 27 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.72%) Jetty
15 16 (0.61%) MS Exchange
16 15 (0.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.15%) EngageOne
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.076%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.076%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.076%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.038%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 45 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.61%) Magento
4 9 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.15%) Exstream
6 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.15%) nopCommerce
6 4 (0.15%) RMDS
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.076%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.076%) Summit
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 838 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 521 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (6.78%) SaaS
4 159 (6.05%) IaaS
5 151 (5.75%) PaaS
6 150 (5.71%) GitHub
7 126 (4.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 76 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 76 (2.89%) OpenShift
9 65 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 62 (2.36%) Serverless
11 60 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
13 43 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 41 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
14 41 (1.56%) npm
15 37 (1.41%) Amazon S3
16 33 (1.26%) Office 365
17 27 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 26 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.29%) HTTP
2 100 (3.81%) Firewall
3 81 (3.08%) DNS
4 66 (2.51%) Internet
5 55 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 50 (1.90%) VPN
7 48 (1.83%) SSL
8 35 (1.33%) DHCP
9 34 (1.29%) WAN
10 28 (1.07%) SAN
11 26 (0.99%) DMZ
12 20 (0.76%) NetScaler
13 17 (0.65%) LDAP
14 16 (0.61%) SSH
15 14 (0.53%) NAS
16 13 (0.50%) VoIP
17 12 (0.46%) AMQP
18 11 (0.42%) Kerberos
18 11 (0.42%) Network Security
19 10 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 276 (10.51%) NoSQL
3 203 (7.73%) Relational Database
4 199 (7.58%) MongoDB
5 183 (6.97%) MySQL
6 160 (6.09%) Big Data
7 142 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
8 132 (5.03%) Hadoop
9 121 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 83 (3.16%) RDBMS
11 64 (2.44%) Redis
12 49 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 46 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (1.49%) Oracle Database
15 35 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 34 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
18 29 (1.10%) Apache Hive
19 28 (1.07%) HBase
20 27 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 711 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 667 (25.40%) Git (software)
3 314 (11.96%) Selenium
4 309 (11.77%) JIRA
5 253 (9.63%) Cucumber
6 223 (8.49%) TeamCity
7 210 (8.00%) Maven
8 164 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 138 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 135 (5.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 135 (5.14%) WebDriver
11 92 (3.50%) Visual Studio
12 91 (3.47%) MSBuild
13 90 (3.43%) Subversion
14 77 (2.93%) JUnit
15 73 (2.78%) Appium
15 73 (2.78%) Artifactory
16 70 (2.67%) Gradle
17 69 (2.63%) NuGet
18 64 (2.44%) GoCD
General
1 604 (23.00%) Finance
2 173 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 145 (5.52%) Marketing
4 136 (5.18%) Retail
5 120 (4.57%) Electronics
6 118 (4.49%) Games
7 110 (4.19%) Manufacturing
8 77 (2.93%) Legal
9 76 (2.89%) Banking
10 35 (1.33%) Law
11 33 (1.26%) Online Betting
12 25 (0.95%) Advertising
13 24 (0.91%) Front Office
13 24 (0.91%) Publishing
14 18 (0.69%) Billing
15 17 (0.65%) Automotive
16 14 (0.53%) Back Office
17 11 (0.42%) German Language
18 8 (0.30%) Investment Banking
19 7 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 894 (34.04%) Developer
2 404 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 297 (11.31%) Java Developer
4 223 (8.49%) Senior Developer
5 203 (7.73%) Software Engineer
6 171 (6.51%) .NET Developer
7 153 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 147 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 143 (5.45%) Architect
10 138 (5.26%) Java Engineer
11 135 (5.14%) Tester
12 116 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 106 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 103 (3.92%) Software Developer
15 102 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
16 101 (3.85%) Automation Tester
17 98 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
18 97 (3.69%) Test Engineer
19 85 (3.24%) Analyst
20 84 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (21.17%) .NET
2 455 (17.33%) HTML
3 398 (15.16%) REST
4 397 (15.12%) Web Services
5 354 (13.48%) CSS
6 341 (12.99%) AngularJS
7 331 (12.60%) Spring
8 313 (11.92%) Node.js
9 261 (9.94%) RESTful
10 248 (9.44%) HTML5
11 199 (7.58%) React
12 180 (6.85%) JSON
13 178 (6.78%) jQuery
14 169 (6.44%) ASP.NET
15 158 (6.02%) XML
16 121 (4.61%) CSS3
17 117 (4.46%) .NET Framework
18 115 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
19 112 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
20 110 (4.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 244 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 171 (6.51%) User Experience
3 159 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
4 144 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (3.88%) Fintech
6 93 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 84 (3.20%) Public Cloud
8 69 (2.63%) iPad
9 63 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
11 50 (1.90%) Robotics
12 40 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 36 (1.37%) Online Games
14 35 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 35 (1.33%) Data Centre
15 34 (1.29%) Private Cloud
16 32 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
17 31 (1.18%) Algorithms
18 28 (1.07%) Virtual Team
19 26 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 742 (28.26%) Linux
2 366 (13.94%) Windows
3 229 (8.72%) Unix
4 129 (4.91%) Apple iOS
5 105 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 102 (3.88%) Android
7 71 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 66 (2.51%) CentOS
9 47 (1.79%) Debian
10 31 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 27 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.95%) CoreOS
13 23 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.57%) Solaris
15 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.19%) Fedora
18 4 (0.15%) AIX
18 4 (0.15%) HPUX
18 4 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1999 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1170 (44.55%) DevOps
3 1114 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
4 959 (36.52%) TDD
5 795 (30.27%) Test Automation
6 765 (29.13%) Scrum
7 677 (25.78%) BDD
8 580 (22.09%) Microservices
9 479 (18.24%) Software Engineering
10 341 (12.99%) Kanban
11 312 (11.88%) MVC
12 309 (11.77%) E-Commerce
13 298 (11.35%) Configuration Management
14 277 (10.55%) Open Source
15 266 (10.13%) Mentoring
16 257 (9.79%) OO
17 243 (9.25%) Unit Testing
18 228 (8.68%) SDLC
19 198 (7.54%) Coaching
20 192 (7.31%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1168 (44.48%) Java
2 751 (28.60%) JavaScript
3 709 (27.00%) Python
4 614 (23.38%) C#
5 546 (20.79%) SQL
6 420 (15.99%) Ruby
7 245 (9.33%) Bash Shell
8 217 (8.26%) PowerShell
9 202 (7.69%) Scala
10 175 (6.66%) Perl
11 169 (6.44%) C++
12 119 (4.53%) Go
13 100 (3.81%) Shell Script
14 98 (3.73%) C
15 96 (3.66%) PHP
16 81 (3.08%) Groovy
17 65 (2.48%) T-SQL
18 48 (1.83%) TypeScript
19 44 (1.68%) ES6
19 44 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 334 (12.72%) Degree
2 175 (6.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.18%) ISEB
5 31 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 27 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.38%) MCSE
9 8 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.30%) PhD
10 7 (0.27%) CCNA
10 7 (0.27%) MCSA
11 6 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.19%) CCNP
12 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (15.61%) QA
2 22 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.72%) GCP
4 18 (0.69%) SLA
5 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.15%) GDPR
7 2 (0.076%) COBIT
7 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.076%) HL7
7 2 (0.076%) MiFID
7 2 (0.076%) PMO
8 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.038%) PSD2
8 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
System Software
1 657 (25.02%) Docker
2 96 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 54 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (1.37%) vSphere
5 25 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.30%) LXC
10 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.27%) Xen
11 5 (0.19%) KVM
12 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.11%) iptables
14 2 (0.076%) Firmware
14 2 (0.076%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.076%) Varnish
15 1 (0.038%) HDFS
15 1 (0.038%) RHEV
15 1 (0.038%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 450 (17.14%) Puppet
2 407 (15.50%) Ansible
3 316 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
4 245 (9.33%) Kubernetes
5 133 (5.06%) Terraform
6 66 (2.51%) Nagios
7 54 (2.06%) Kibana
8 36 (1.37%) Packer
9 32 (1.22%) Rundeck
10 27 (1.03%) Grafana
10 27 (1.03%) logstash
11 23 (0.88%) Salt
12 21 (0.80%) Prometheus
13 19 (0.72%) rkt
14 18 (0.69%) Graphite
15 17 (0.65%) Mesos
16 16 (0.61%) Consul
16 16 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
16 16 (0.61%) Marathon
17 13 (0.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 392 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 164 (6.25%) Oracle
3 157 (5.98%) Splunk
4 154 (5.86%) Google
5 111 (4.23%) SAP
6 108 (4.11%) VMware
7 58 (2.21%) IBM
8 55 (2.09%) Atlassian
9 49 (1.87%) AppDynamics
10 48 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.60%) New Relic
12 40 (1.52%) hybris
13 39 (1.49%) Cisco
14 27 (1.03%) SaltStack
15 26 (0.99%) ServiceNow
16 24 (0.91%) HP
16 24 (0.91%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.72%) Adobe
17 19 (0.72%) TIBCO
18 18 (0.69%) Dell