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

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 185 161
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 +85
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,051 2,331 3,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.84% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.00% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1,665 2,444
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 57,644 116,455 139,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46,596 93,252 111,456
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

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 January 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 January 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 -8 965 £65,000 +1.56% 168
London +21 544 £75,000 +0.67% 86
UK excluding London -37 464 £57,500 +4.55% 96
Work from Home -18 199 £65,000 +13.04% 34
North of England -7 134 £52,500 -3.64% 34
South East +27 99 £60,000 - 17
South West +32 87 £51,250 +13.89% 7
North West +35 76 £58,500 +11.43% 24
Midlands -5 54 £62,500 +11.61% 16
Yorkshire -25 50 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +16 46 £62,500 +10.04% 6
East of England -32 36 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Wales +40 26 £55,000 - 5
Scotland -20 26 £57,500 -4.17% 9
North East +8 8 £37,500 -42.31% 4
East Midlands +21 7 £51,000 -7.27% 10
Northern Ireland +4 2 £25,000 -54.55% 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 729 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (50.14%) DevOps
3 488 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
4 388 (36.92%) AWS
5 368 (35.01%) TDD
6 329 (31.30%) Azure
7 326 (31.02%) Python
8 308 (29.31%) Java
9 288 (27.40%) Docker
10 272 (25.88%) Terraform
11 266 (25.31%) C#
12 246 (23.41%) Microservices
13 239 (22.74%) Jenkins
14 234 (22.26%) JavaScript
15 233 (22.17%) BDD
15 233 (22.17%) Kubernetes
16 228 (21.69%) Test Automation
17 216 (20.55%) SQL
18 213 (20.27%) Linux
19 212 (20.17%) Scrum
20 206 (19.60%) Git (software)
21 199 (18.93%) Software Engineering
22 191 (18.17%) .NET
23 185 (17.60%) Finance
24 161 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
25 148 (14.08%) Configuration Management
26 136 (12.94%) OO
27 128 (12.18%) Ansible
28 120 (11.42%) Puppet
29 117 (11.13%) Bash Shell

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 27 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (2.28%) Apache
3 23 (2.19%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (2.00%) JBoss
5 19 (1.81%) Confluence
6 17 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.67%) Drupal
9 6 (0.57%) CMS
9 6 (0.57%) IIS
9 6 (0.57%) Tornado
10 5 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.48%) Luigi
10 5 (0.48%) nginx
10 5 (0.48%) WordPress
11 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.19%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.095%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.67%) InVision
3 7 (0.67%) Sketch
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.19%) Shopify
3 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 388 (36.92%) AWS
2 329 (31.30%) Azure
3 116 (11.04%) GCP
4 81 (7.71%) GitHub
5 72 (6.85%) Serverless
6 67 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 63 (5.99%) SaaS
8 42 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (3.81%) AWS Lambda
10 39 (3.71%) Amazon EKS
11 32 (3.04%) Amazon S3
12 30 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (2.66%) Amazon ECS
14 20 (1.90%) PaaS
15 19 (1.81%) Azure Functions
16 18 (1.71%) OpenShift
17 16 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
18 15 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
19 14 (1.33%) IaaS
20 13 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.38%) HTTP
2 22 (2.09%) Firewall
3 18 (1.71%) Internet
4 11 (1.05%) DNS
5 10 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.67%) DHCP
6 7 (0.67%) VLAN
7 4 (0.38%) VPN
8 2 (0.19%) Broadband
8 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.19%) MQTT
9 1 (0.095%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.095%) FTP
9 1 (0.095%) MPLS
9 1 (0.095%) OSPF
9 1 (0.095%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.095%) Skype
9 1 (0.095%) SSH
9 1 (0.095%) SSL
9 1 (0.095%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (8.37%) MySQL
2 75 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 65 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 64 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 56 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (5.23%) Relational Database
7 52 (4.95%) Big Data
8 44 (4.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.62%) Cosmos DB
14 15 (1.43%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.33%) Tableau
16 13 (1.24%) Power BI
17 12 (1.14%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 239 (22.74%) Jenkins
2 206 (19.60%) Git (software)
3 100 (9.51%) Cucumber
3 100 (9.51%) Selenium
4 96 (9.13%) JIRA
5 80 (7.61%) TeamCity
6 72 (6.85%) GitLab
7 44 (4.19%) Subversion
8 43 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (3.71%) Maven
11 37 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 35 (3.33%) Artifactory
13 32 (3.04%) Bitbucket
14 27 (2.57%) JUnit
15 22 (2.09%) WebDriver
16 20 (1.90%) Eclipse
17 18 (1.71%) Postman
18 17 (1.62%) Cypress.io
18 17 (1.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 185 (17.60%) Finance
2 77 (7.33%) Banking
3 59 (5.61%) Public Sector
4 38 (3.62%) Retail
5 32 (3.04%) Marketing
6 27 (2.57%) Front Office
7 17 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.52%) Back Office
9 15 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.24%) Electronics
10 13 (1.24%) Games
11 12 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.05%) Spanish Language
13 10 (0.95%) French Language
13 10 (0.95%) German Language
14 9 (0.86%) Automotive
15 5 (0.48%) Law
15 5 (0.48%) Local Government
16 4 (0.38%) Advertising
16 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 351 (33.40%) Developer
2 212 (20.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (8.56%) Java Developer
4 78 (7.42%) Software Engineer
5 68 (6.47%) Senior Developer
6 62 (5.90%) Lead Developer
7 55 (5.23%) Software Developer
8 52 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
9 45 (4.28%) Analyst
9 45 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
10 43 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
11 42 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 39 (3.71%) C# Developer
13 37 (3.52%) Azure Engineer
13 37 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
14 36 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
14 36 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.14%) .NET Developer
16 30 (2.85%) Angular Developer
17 29 (2.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (18.17%) .NET
2 108 (10.28%) Spring
3 105 (9.99%) Node.js
4 104 (9.90%) HTML
5 96 (9.13%) AngularJS
6 93 (8.85%) Web Services
7 90 (8.56%) CSS
8 88 (8.37%) RESTful
9 86 (8.18%) .NET Core
10 79 (7.52%) React
11 58 (5.52%) Kafka
11 58 (5.52%) REST
12 43 (4.09%) Spring Boot
13 41 (3.90%) Hibernate
14 34 (3.24%) Elastic Stack
15 30 (2.85%) .NET Framework
15 30 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (2.66%) Velocity
17 26 (2.47%) jQuery
18 24 (2.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.66%) Mobile App
2 66 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.52%) User Experience
4 36 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (2.95%) Cloud Native
6 27 (2.57%) Public Cloud
7 24 (2.28%) Social Network
8 23 (2.19%) Fixed Income
9 22 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
12 18 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (1.14%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.05%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.95%) Derivative
16 10 (0.95%) iPad
17 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 213 (20.27%) Linux
2 73 (6.95%) Windows
3 53 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 46 (4.38%) CentOS
5 45 (4.28%) Android
6 43 (4.09%) Windows Server
7 31 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (2.66%) Unix
9 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.095%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.095%) Solaris
12 1 (0.095%) VMS
12 1 (0.095%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (50.14%) DevOps
3 488 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
4 368 (35.01%) TDD
5 246 (23.41%) Microservices
6 233 (22.17%) BDD
7 228 (21.69%) Test Automation
8 212 (20.17%) Scrum
9 199 (18.93%) Software Engineering
10 161 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
11 148 (14.08%) Configuration Management
12 136 (12.94%) OO
13 117 (11.13%) Mentoring
14 101 (9.61%) Fintech
15 98 (9.32%) Machine Learning
16 97 (9.23%) Open Source
17 95 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 93 (8.85%) SDLC
19 87 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
20 83 (7.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 326 (31.02%) Python
2 308 (29.31%) Java
3 266 (25.31%) C#
4 234 (22.26%) JavaScript
5 216 (20.55%) SQL
6 117 (11.13%) Bash Shell
7 99 (9.42%) Go
8 89 (8.47%) Ruby
9 79 (7.52%) PowerShell
10 58 (5.52%) TypeScript
11 53 (5.04%) C++
12 46 (4.38%) PHP
13 36 (3.43%) Kotlin
14 31 (2.95%) Apple Swift
15 27 (2.57%) Objective-C
16 26 (2.47%) Java 8
17 25 (2.38%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.90%) ES6
18 20 (1.90%) Scala
19 18 (1.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 84 (7.99%) Degree
2 60 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.14%) AWS Certification
6 25 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.05%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.95%) ISEB
9 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.67%) SANS
10 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.29%) PhD
12 2 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.095%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.095%) CFA
13 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.095%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.095%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.66%) QA
2 8 (0.76%) GDPR
3 7 (0.67%) WCAG
4 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.095%) PMO
System Software
1 288 (27.40%) Docker
2 17 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.05%) vSphere
5 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.19%) Varnish
6 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.095%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 272 (25.88%) Terraform
2 233 (22.17%) Kubernetes
3 128 (12.18%) Ansible
4 120 (11.42%) Puppet
5 67 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (5.14%) Prometheus
7 51 (4.85%) Grafana
8 34 (3.24%) Istio
9 25 (2.38%) Fortio
9 25 (2.38%) Graphite
9 25 (2.38%) Kiali
9 25 (2.38%) Rancher
10 12 (1.14%) Packer
11 8 (0.76%) Consul
11 8 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.57%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.38%) Graylog
13 4 (0.38%) Icinga
Vendors
1 91 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.42%) Google
3 35 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 32 (3.04%) Oracle
5 30 (2.85%) VMware
6 26 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.43%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.24%) SAP
10 11 (1.05%) New Relic
11 10 (0.95%) Facebook
11 10 (0.95%) Splunk
12 9 (0.86%) Solace
13 8 (0.76%) Borland
13 8 (0.76%) Twitter
14 7 (0.67%) Apple
15 5 (0.48%) Ceridian
15 5 (0.48%) Databricks
16 4 (0.38%) TOWER Software
17 3 (0.29%) Perforce