Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 176 239
Rank change year-on-year -11 +63 +33
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,610 3,218 2,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 1.97% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.15% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,420 2,134
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,075
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 126,855 150,020 160,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,757 119,437 126,588
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -7 2,426 £65,000 +8.33% 314
London +10 1,351 £72,500 +3.57% 146
UK excluding London -10 1,232 £55,000 +4.76% 204
South East -11 324 £60,000 +9.09% 34
North of England -70 271 £55,000 +17.65% 48
Midlands +20 164 £55,000 +10.00% 42
South West -16 160 £54,000 +13.68% 15
East of England +28 152 £53,750 +2.38% 29
Yorkshire -42 138 £55,000 +25.00% 17
North West -64 120 £59,551 +19.10% 25
Scotland +9 116 £55,000 +29.41% 21
West Midlands +7 116 £55,000 +7.32% 29
East Midlands +43 48 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Wales -8 28 £55,000 +7.32% 10
Northern Ireland 0 27 - - 5
North East -22 13 £57,500 +27.78% 6

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 1,947 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,350 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 1,304 (49.96%) DevOps
4 1,103 (42.26%) AWS
5 975 (37.36%) Java
6 860 (32.95%) TDD
7 803 (30.77%) Docker
8 742 (28.43%) Microservices
9 709 (27.16%) Azure
10 707 (27.09%) Scrum
11 697 (26.70%) Python
12 676 (25.90%) Software Engineering
13 654 (25.06%) JavaScript
14 642 (24.60%) Test Automation
15 609 (23.33%) Jenkins
16 596 (22.84%) Kubernetes
17 565 (21.65%) Ansible
18 549 (21.03%) Linux
19 544 (20.84%) Git (software)
20 515 (19.73%) BDD
21 503 (19.27%) C#
22 477 (18.28%) Terraform
23 443 (16.97%) .NET
24 435 (16.67%) SQL
25 431 (16.51%) JIRA
26 430 (16.48%) Finance
27 392 (15.02%) Puppet
28 377 (14.44%) Mentoring
29 361 (13.83%) Node.js
30 360 (13.79%) GCP

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
1 134 (5.13%) Confluence
2 87 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 59 (2.26%) IIS
5 55 (2.11%) Apache Spark
6 54 (2.07%) CMS
7 37 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 34 (1.30%) Apache
9 29 (1.11%) Drupal
10 27 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
10 27 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
11 26 (1.00%) WordPress
12 23 (0.88%) JBoss
13 22 (0.84%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.80%) nginx
15 18 (0.69%) SugarCRM
16 17 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 13 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (0.42%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.038%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.038%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 80 (3.07%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.27%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.077%) Magento
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.038%) Odoo
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.038%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.038%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,103 (42.26%) AWS
2 709 (27.16%) Azure
3 360 (13.79%) GCP
4 277 (10.61%) Serverless
5 147 (5.63%) SaaS
6 134 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 131 (5.02%) AWS Lambda
8 123 (4.71%) GitHub
9 120 (4.60%) PaaS
10 100 (3.83%) OpenShift
11 81 (3.10%) IaaS
12 75 (2.87%) Amazon S3
13 61 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
14 58 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
15 57 (2.18%) npm
16 49 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 49 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
17 42 (1.61%) Office 365
18 41 (1.57%) CloudBees
18 41 (1.57%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.95%) DNS
2 55 (2.11%) HTTP
3 40 (1.53%) DHCP
4 37 (1.42%) Firewall
5 25 (0.96%) Internet
6 24 (0.92%) VPN
7 23 (0.88%) DMZ
8 22 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.57%) SSH
9 15 (0.57%) SSL
10 14 (0.54%) WAN
11 12 (0.46%) FTP
11 12 (0.46%) MQTT
11 12 (0.46%) SMTP
12 10 (0.38%) Network Security
13 8 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.27%) DSL
15 6 (0.23%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.23%) IPv6
15 6 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 158 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 157 (6.02%) Big Data
4 126 (4.83%) MySQL
5 125 (4.79%) MongoDB
6 94 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 89 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 78 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
9 77 (2.95%) Relational Database
10 71 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 53 (2.03%) Hadoop
12 50 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 33 (1.26%) Redis
15 32 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
16 27 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
16 27 (1.03%) Oracle Database
17 26 (1.00%) Data Lake
18 23 (0.88%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 609 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 544 (20.84%) Git (software)
3 431 (16.51%) JIRA
4 234 (8.97%) Selenium
5 219 (8.39%) TeamCity
6 194 (7.43%) Cucumber
7 182 (6.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 169 (6.48%) Maven
9 164 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 152 (5.82%) Subversion
11 129 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 110 (4.21%) IBM UrbanCode
13 78 (2.99%) webpack
14 75 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
15 74 (2.84%) GoCD
16 57 (2.18%) JMeter
17 56 (2.15%) CircleCI
18 55 (2.11%) SoapUI
19 54 (2.07%) Vagrant
19 54 (2.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 430 (16.48%) Finance
2 183 (7.01%) Banking
3 144 (5.52%) Retail
4 90 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 90 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 76 (2.91%) Marketing
6 70 (2.68%) Games
7 48 (1.84%) Back Office
8 41 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.38%) Electronics
9 36 (1.38%) Law
10 28 (1.07%) Legal
11 21 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.69%) Publishing
13 17 (0.65%) Front Office
14 9 (0.34%) Billing
15 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.23%) Advertising
16 6 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 803 (30.77%) Developer
2 391 (14.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 294 (11.26%) Software Engineer
4 271 (10.38%) Java Developer
5 211 (8.08%) Senior Developer
6 163 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 152 (5.82%) Consultant
8 134 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 123 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
9 123 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
10 121 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 116 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
12 114 (4.37%) Architect
13 113 (4.33%) .NET Developer
14 108 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
15 102 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 88 (3.37%) C# Developer
16 88 (3.37%) Principal Engineer
17 80 (3.07%) Senior Consultant
18 77 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (16.97%) .NET
2 361 (13.83%) Node.js
3 334 (12.80%) Spring
4 319 (12.22%) HTML
5 317 (12.15%) Web Services
6 316 (12.11%) CSS
7 290 (11.11%) React
8 287 (11.00%) AngularJS
9 235 (9.00%) RESTful
10 188 (7.20%) REST
11 179 (6.86%) ASP.NET
12 171 (6.55%) Spring Boot
13 132 (5.06%) Kafka
14 131 (5.02%) HTML5
15 118 (4.52%) .NET Framework
16 113 (4.33%) .NET Core
16 113 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 108 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
18 104 (3.98%) JSON
19 103 (3.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 191 (7.32%) User Experience
2 131 (5.02%) Public Cloud
3 113 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 88 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 84 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.49%) Cloud Native
8 60 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 52 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
10 50 (1.92%) iPad
11 49 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 44 (1.69%) PlayStation
13 43 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 37 (1.42%) Blog
15 28 (1.07%) Renewable Energy
16 27 (1.03%) Data Centre
17 26 (1.00%) Data Structures
18 21 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
19 20 (0.77%) Mainframe
19 20 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 549 (21.03%) Linux
2 269 (10.31%) Windows
3 167 (6.40%) Unix
4 67 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 39 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.38%) Android
7 28 (1.07%) Mesosphere
7 28 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.92%) CoreOS
9 23 (0.88%) Solaris
10 18 (0.69%) CentOS
10 18 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.42%) zOS
12 6 (0.23%) AIX
12 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.077%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,947 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,350 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 1,304 (49.96%) DevOps
4 860 (32.95%) TDD
5 742 (28.43%) Microservices
6 707 (27.09%) Scrum
7 676 (25.90%) Software Engineering
8 642 (24.60%) Test Automation
9 515 (19.73%) BDD
10 377 (14.44%) Mentoring
11 343 (13.14%) Infrastructure as Code
12 312 (11.95%) Kanban
13 307 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 272 (10.42%) Open Source
15 251 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
16 248 (9.50%) MVC
17 232 (8.89%) SDLC
18 229 (8.77%) Coaching
19 227 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 225 (8.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 975 (37.36%) Java
2 697 (26.70%) Python
3 654 (25.06%) JavaScript
4 503 (19.27%) C#
5 435 (16.67%) SQL
6 236 (9.04%) Ruby
7 200 (7.66%) Go
8 192 (7.36%) Bash Shell
8 192 (7.36%) PowerShell
9 149 (5.71%) PHP
10 131 (5.02%) Java 8
11 113 (4.33%) Scala
12 94 (3.60%) TypeScript
13 91 (3.49%) ES6
14 80 (3.07%) C++
15 61 (2.34%) Perl
16 59 (2.26%) C
17 57 (2.18%) T-SQL
18 51 (1.95%) Kotlin
19 46 (1.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 239 (9.16%) Degree
2 126 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 45 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.11%) RHCE
8 25 (0.96%) MCP
9 17 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.38%) Postgraduate
12 9 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.31%) ISEB
13 8 (0.31%) PhD
14 6 (0.23%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.23%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.19%) CISSP
16 4 (0.15%) CISA
16 4 (0.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (9.43%) QA
2 30 (1.15%) SLA
3 21 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.65%) PSD2
5 16 (0.61%) GDPR
6 11 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.27%) TickIT
9 4 (0.15%) WAI
10 2 (0.077%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.038%) EMIR
11 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.038%) NCSC
11 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 803 (30.77%) Docker
2 70 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.07%) Firmware
4 27 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (0.88%) NFS
6 18 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.46%) vSphere
9 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.27%) OpenSSH
11 6 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.19%) GridGain
12 5 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.15%) HDFS
14 2 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.077%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.038%) KVM
15 1 (0.038%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.038%) Xen
Systems Management
1 596 (22.84%) Kubernetes
2 565 (21.65%) Ansible
3 477 (18.28%) Terraform
4 392 (15.02%) Puppet
5 350 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
6 101 (3.87%) Prometheus
7 89 (3.41%) Consul
8 56 (2.15%) Rancher
9 49 (1.88%) Automic
10 45 (1.72%) Packer
11 44 (1.69%) Grafana
12 42 (1.61%) Rundeck
13 38 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
14 35 (1.34%) Nagios
15 33 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
15 33 (1.26%) Kibana
16 30 (1.15%) Graphite
16 30 (1.15%) Salt
17 26 (1.00%) Mesos
18 18 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 332 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 180 (6.90%) Oracle
3 170 (6.51%) Google
4 161 (6.17%) Splunk
5 113 (4.33%) WorldPay
6 74 (2.84%) AppDynamics
7 72 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 68 (2.61%) SAP
9 50 (1.92%) Spotify
10 43 (1.65%) hybris
11 42 (1.61%) Delphix
11 42 (1.61%) RedGate
12 40 (1.53%) VMware
13 38 (1.46%) Atlassian
14 34 (1.30%) HP
14 34 (1.30%) IBM
15 33 (1.26%) New Relic
15 33 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (1.23%) CyberArk
17 30 (1.15%) Sitecore