Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 210 224
Rank change year-on-year +39 +14 +50
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,897 2,855 2,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 1.66% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.80% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,974 2,156 2,189
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £39,087 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,068 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.98% +9.47% -5.00%

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 132,276 158,555 158,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 92.00% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103,739 127,602 128,957
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 +40 2,690 £61,242 +2.07% 89
UK excluding London +29 1,473 £54,068 +3.98% 57
London +49 1,367 £72,500 +5.07% 41
South East +10 401 £57,500 +9.52% 12
North of England -3 373 £50,000 -6.10% 16
South West +58 241 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Yorkshire +65 174 £43,750 -6.91% 4
North West -37 172 £57,275 -0.39% 10
Midlands +76 170 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Scotland +38 135 £55,000 +29.41% 5
West Midlands +74 130 £55,000 -1.35% 5
East of England -4 117 £52,500 - 5
East Midlands +6 40 £50,000 - 8
North East -3 27 £57,250 +20.53% 2
Wales +7 20 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Northern Ireland -31 17 £57,500 -13.21% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 2,008 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1,427 (49.26%) DevOps
3 1,419 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
4 1,167 (40.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1,141 (39.39%) Java
6 960 (33.14%) Software Engineering
7 937 (32.34%) TDD
8 896 (30.93%) JavaScript
9 884 (30.51%) Docker
10 813 (28.06%) Microservices
11 759 (26.20%) Python
12 740 (25.54%) Test Automation
13 713 (24.61%) C#
14 705 (24.34%) Jenkins
15 678 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 662 (22.85%) Git (software)
17 658 (22.71%) Scrum
18 626 (21.61%) Ansible
19 622 (21.47%) Linux
20 588 (20.30%) BDD
21 575 (19.85%) .NET
22 540 (18.64%) Kubernetes
23 537 (18.54%) SQL
24 503 (17.36%) Finance
25 502 (17.33%) Mentoring
26 488 (16.85%) Node.js
27 462 (15.95%) Terraform
28 421 (14.53%) Puppet
29 412 (14.22%) HTML
30 406 (14.01%) CSS

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
1 130 (4.49%) Confluence
2 119 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 93 (3.21%) Apache Spark
4 50 (1.73%) IIS
5 40 (1.38%) Apache
6 38 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.14%) CMS
8 28 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 28 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 23 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 21 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.59%) JBoss
12 14 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.38%) Alfresco
14 10 (0.35%) Drupal
15 6 (0.21%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.17%) Mule
16 5 (0.17%) Tornado
16 5 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (1.38%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.035%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 61 (2.11%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.31%) Magento
3 7 (0.24%) Odoo
3 7 (0.24%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.035%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.035%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,167 (40.28%) Amazon AWS
2 678 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 342 (11.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 200 (6.90%) Serverless
5 154 (5.32%) SaaS
6 133 (4.59%) GitHub
7 118 (4.07%) PaaS
8 110 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 109 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
10 99 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
11 96 (3.31%) OpenShift
12 79 (2.73%) IaaS
13 60 (2.07%) Amazon S3
14 44 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 43 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
16 37 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
17 36 (1.24%) npm
18 26 (0.90%) CloudBees
19 21 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 20 (0.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.49%) HTTP
1 72 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 55 (1.90%) Internet
3 44 (1.52%) Firewall
4 40 (1.38%) DNS
5 31 (1.07%) Broadband
6 21 (0.72%) SSL
7 19 (0.66%) VPN
8 17 (0.59%) Ethernet
8 17 (0.59%) Network Security
8 17 (0.59%) SSH
9 14 (0.48%) FTP
9 14 (0.48%) WAN
10 12 (0.41%) MQTT
10 12 (0.41%) SMTP
11 11 (0.38%) DHCP
12 9 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.31%) IPv6
12 9 (0.31%) MPLS
12 9 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 189 (6.52%) Big Data
3 184 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 183 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 140 (4.83%) MySQL
6 127 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 99 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 92 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 69 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
10 68 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 58 (2.00%) Relational Database
12 55 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
13 51 (1.76%) Neo4j
14 37 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
15 33 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (1.04%) Redis
17 29 (1.00%) Data Lake
18 23 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (0.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 705 (24.34%) Jenkins
2 662 (22.85%) Git (software)
3 381 (13.15%) JIRA
4 256 (8.84%) Selenium
5 233 (8.04%) TeamCity
6 217 (7.49%) Cucumber
7 213 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 195 (6.73%) Maven
9 194 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 172 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 171 (5.90%) Subversion
12 111 (3.83%) webpack
13 98 (3.38%) GoCD
14 94 (3.24%) IBM UrbanCode
14 94 (3.24%) Vagrant
15 91 (3.14%) Gradle
16 86 (2.97%) GitLab
17 75 (2.59%) SpecFlow
17 75 (2.59%) Visual Studio
18 72 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 503 (17.36%) Finance
2 214 (7.39%) Banking
2 214 (7.39%) Retail
3 105 (3.62%) Marketing
4 72 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 52 (1.79%) Law
6 49 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 46 (1.59%) Electronics
8 45 (1.55%) Publishing
9 43 (1.48%) Games
10 33 (1.14%) Back Office
11 21 (0.72%) Legal
12 14 (0.48%) Front Office
12 14 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.24%) Advertising
15 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.17%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.10%) Automotive
17 3 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,030 (35.55%) Developer
2 425 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 365 (12.60%) Software Engineer
4 302 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 224 (7.73%) C# Developer
6 198 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 188 (6.49%) .NET Developer
8 180 (6.21%) Java Engineer
9 153 (5.28%) Senior DevOps
10 150 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
11 142 (4.90%) Java Software Engineer
11 142 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 134 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
13 130 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
14 127 (4.38%) Consultant
15 125 (4.31%) Architect
16 123 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
17 102 (3.52%) Python Developer
18 100 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
18 100 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (19.85%) .NET
2 488 (16.85%) Node.js
3 412 (14.22%) HTML
4 406 (14.01%) CSS
5 368 (12.70%) AngularJS
6 361 (12.46%) Web Services
7 316 (10.91%) React
8 293 (10.11%) Spring
9 292 (10.08%) ASP.NET
10 266 (9.18%) RESTful
11 217 (7.49%) REST
12 203 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 170 (5.87%) Kafka
14 152 (5.25%) HTML5
15 149 (5.14%) JSON
16 146 (5.04%) Vue.js
17 138 (4.76%) Spring Boot
18 137 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
19 122 (4.21%) .NET Framework
20 108 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 216 (7.46%) User Experience
2 162 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 155 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 137 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
5 128 (4.42%) Public Cloud
6 120 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
7 112 (3.87%) Mobile App
8 94 (3.24%) Algorithms
9 65 (2.24%) Cloud Native
10 50 (1.73%) Blog
11 41 (1.42%) Data Centre
12 40 (1.38%) Internet of Things
13 39 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
14 29 (1.00%) PlayStation
15 26 (0.90%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
17 19 (0.66%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
18 17 (0.59%) Social Media
19 16 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 622 (21.47%) Linux
2 355 (12.25%) Windows
3 190 (6.56%) Unix
4 77 (2.66%) Android
5 61 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.93%) CoreOS
8 27 (0.93%) Mesosphere
9 18 (0.62%) CentOS
10 16 (0.55%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.52%) AIX
12 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.035%) Debian
17 1 (0.035%) HPUX
17 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,008 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1,427 (49.26%) DevOps
3 1,419 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
4 960 (33.14%) Software Engineering
5 937 (32.34%) TDD
6 813 (28.06%) Microservices
7 740 (25.54%) Test Automation
8 658 (22.71%) Scrum
9 588 (20.30%) BDD
10 502 (17.33%) Mentoring
11 359 (12.39%) Open Source
12 337 (11.63%) MVC
13 284 (9.80%) Infrastructure as Code
14 273 (9.42%) E-Commerce
15 270 (9.32%) Coaching
16 259 (8.94%) SDLC
17 249 (8.60%) Computer Science
18 245 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 245 (8.46%) Pair Programming
19 238 (8.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,141 (39.39%) Java
2 896 (30.93%) JavaScript
3 759 (26.20%) Python
4 713 (24.61%) C#
5 537 (18.54%) SQL
6 259 (8.94%) Ruby
7 225 (7.77%) PowerShell
8 221 (7.63%) Go
9 200 (6.90%) PHP
10 176 (6.08%) Bash Shell
11 159 (5.49%) C++
12 119 (4.11%) Scala
13 98 (3.38%) C
14 96 (3.31%) Java 8
15 92 (3.18%) TypeScript
16 79 (2.73%) ES6
17 75 (2.59%) T-SQL
18 64 (2.21%) Kotlin
19 53 (1.83%) Perl
20 48 (1.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (9.22%) Degree
2 149 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 138 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 109 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 100 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
8 22 (0.76%) ISEB
8 22 (0.76%) RHCE
8 22 (0.76%) RHCSA
9 12 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.38%) CISSP
11 10 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.35%) Postgraduate
12 9 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.28%) PhD
14 6 (0.21%) CISA
14 6 (0.21%) CISM
14 6 (0.21%) CISMP
14 6 (0.21%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (9.29%) QA
2 25 (0.86%) GDPR
3 22 (0.76%) PSD2
4 18 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.21%) TickIT
9 5 (0.17%) EMIR
10 4 (0.14%) MiFID
10 4 (0.14%) WAI
11 3 (0.10%) NIST
12 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.069%) NCSC
12 2 (0.069%) WCAG
13 1 (0.035%) SLA
System Software
1 884 (30.51%) Docker
2 60 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.42%) VirtualBox
4 37 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (1.21%) vSphere
6 24 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (0.31%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.28%) GridGain
10 4 (0.14%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.069%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.069%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.035%) iptables
Systems Management
1 626 (21.61%) Ansible
2 540 (18.64%) Kubernetes
3 462 (15.95%) Terraform
4 421 (14.53%) Puppet
5 341 (11.77%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (3.69%) Consul
7 75 (2.59%) Prometheus
8 56 (1.93%) Grafana
9 55 (1.90%) Nagios
9 55 (1.90%) Packer
10 54 (1.86%) Automic
11 52 (1.79%) Rundeck
12 43 (1.48%) Salt
13 40 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
14 37 (1.28%) Graphite
15 34 (1.17%) Kibana
16 25 (0.86%) Opsview
17 24 (0.83%) Mesos
18 14 (0.48%) ZABBIX
19 10 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 318 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 177 (6.11%) Google
3 143 (4.94%) Oracle
4 135 (4.66%) Splunk
5 85 (2.93%) WorldPay
6 68 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 62 (2.14%) AppDynamics
8 60 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 57 (1.97%) SAP
10 52 (1.79%) Delphix
10 52 (1.79%) RedGate
11 48 (1.66%) VMware
12 41 (1.42%) SaltStack
13 36 (1.24%) Xamarin
14 33 (1.14%) New Relic
15 30 (1.04%) Atlassian
16 29 (1.00%) Adobe
16 29 (1.00%) Samsung
16 29 (1.00%) Spotify
17 26 (0.90%) XebiaLabs