Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 251 396
Rank change year-on-year +29 +145 +138
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2809 2679 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.36% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.53% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2253 2255 1369
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -0.55%

Continuous Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158275 175507 192436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.06% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125523 146398 157190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +33 2672 £57,500 -4.17% 176
London -31 1417 £65,000 +4.00% 103
UK excluding London +126 1336 £50,000 - 83
South East +110 382 £62,500 +25.00% 16
North of England +85 327 £50,000 - 25
Midlands +166 239 £40,000 -11.11% 14
North West +37 198 £50,000 +4.17% 17
West Midlands +138 165 £37,500 -21.05% 6
East of England +45 161 £52,500 -19.23% 11
South West +49 140 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Yorkshire +93 127 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +57 73 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Scotland -31 65 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Wales -2 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Northern Ireland - 10 £35,000 - 2
North East +11 2 £41,250 -19.90% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2109 (75.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1225 (43.61%) Continuous Integration
3 1153 (41.05%) DevOps
4 1148 (40.87%) Java
5 1045 (37.20%) TDD
6 853 (30.37%) Amazon AWS
7 829 (29.51%) Test Automation
8 823 (29.30%) Linux
9 772 (27.48%) Scrum
10 733 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 716 (25.49%) Git (software)
12 703 (25.03%) Jenkins
13 692 (24.64%) C#
14 680 (24.21%) BDD
15 668 (23.78%) Python
16 633 (22.53%) .NET
17 618 (22.00%) Docker
18 549 (19.54%) Finance
19 515 (18.33%) Puppet
20 511 (18.19%) Microservices
21 507 (18.05%) SQL
22 503 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
23 492 (17.52%) QA
24 461 (16.41%) HTML
25 460 (16.38%) Windows
26 450 (16.02%) Microsoft
26 450 (16.02%) Ansible
27 439 (15.63%) SQL Server
28 436 (15.52%) REST
29 431 (15.34%) Software Engineering

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
1 165 (5.87%) Confluence
2 139 (4.95%) Apache
3 136 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 132 (4.70%) IIS
5 110 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 97 (3.45%) Apache Spark
7 95 (3.38%) nginx
8 70 (2.49%) CMS
9 63 (2.24%) WebSphere
10 54 (1.92%) OpenStack
11 52 (1.85%) JBoss
12 48 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (1.32%) Jetty
14 34 (1.21%) Apache Solr
15 25 (0.89%) SharePoint
16 23 (0.82%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
17 21 (0.75%) WordPress
18 18 (0.64%) NServiceBus
19 16 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (0.32%) HipChat
3 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
5 3 (0.11%) Solid Edge
6 2 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.071%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.036%) InVision
7 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 57 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.43%) Magento
3 12 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.14%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.071%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.071%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.071%) RMDS
8 2 (0.071%) Summit
9 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 853 (30.37%) Amazon AWS
2 503 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (7.90%) SaaS
4 163 (5.80%) GitHub
5 145 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 132 (4.70%) IaaS
7 128 (4.56%) PaaS
8 87 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
9 75 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 68 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
11 55 (1.96%) Amazon S3
12 51 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 47 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 35 (1.25%) CloudBees
15 33 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
15 33 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (1.10%) OpenShift
17 25 (0.89%) Datadog
18 17 (0.61%) Loggly
19 14 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.92%) HTTP
2 86 (3.06%) DNS
2 86 (3.06%) Internet
3 66 (2.35%) Firewall
4 58 (2.06%) SSL
5 35 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.96%) VPN
7 24 (0.85%) LDAP
8 22 (0.78%) DHCP
8 22 (0.78%) WAN
9 21 (0.75%) DMZ
9 21 (0.75%) Network Security
10 18 (0.64%) SAN
11 16 (0.57%) SSH
11 16 (0.57%) VoIP
12 11 (0.39%) Intranet
12 11 (0.39%) NetScaler
13 10 (0.36%) NAS
14 9 (0.32%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 341 (12.14%) NoSQL
3 290 (10.32%) MySQL
4 285 (10.15%) MongoDB
5 262 (9.33%) Relational Database
6 161 (5.73%) Big Data
7 135 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 128 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 126 (4.49%) RDBMS
10 119 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
11 71 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
12 65 (2.31%) Redis
13 49 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 44 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 37 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 27 (0.96%) CouchDB
19 26 (0.93%) Power BI
20 21 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 716 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 703 (25.03%) Jenkins
3 386 (13.74%) Selenium
4 359 (12.78%) JIRA
5 254 (9.04%) Cucumber
6 243 (8.65%) TeamCity
7 216 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 195 (6.94%) Maven
9 188 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 152 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 142 (5.06%) Visual Studio
12 141 (5.02%) WebDriver
13 112 (3.99%) Subversion
14 100 (3.56%) GitLab
15 96 (3.42%) JUnit
16 90 (3.20%) Gradle
17 89 (3.17%) Appium
17 89 (3.17%) NuGet
18 85 (3.03%) GoCD
19 84 (2.99%) Hudson
General
1 549 (19.54%) Finance
2 165 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 153 (5.45%) Marketing
4 152 (5.41%) Retail
5 119 (4.24%) Games
6 111 (3.95%) Electronics
7 109 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 90 (3.20%) Banking
9 41 (1.46%) Publishing
10 33 (1.17%) Advertising
10 33 (1.17%) Front Office
11 32 (1.14%) Online Betting
12 27 (0.96%) Law
13 19 (0.68%) Back Office
14 17 (0.61%) Billing
15 15 (0.53%) German Language
16 14 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.36%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.28%) Legal
19 6 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1047 (37.27%) Developer
2 401 (14.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 352 (12.53%) Java Developer
4 277 (9.86%) Senior Developer
5 217 (7.73%) .NET Developer
6 189 (6.73%) C# Developer
7 166 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 165 (5.87%) Software Engineer
9 150 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 144 (5.13%) Architect
11 119 (4.24%) AWS Engineer
12 117 (4.17%) Tester
13 116 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 114 (4.06%) Analyst
15 102 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
16 96 (3.42%) Java Engineer
16 96 (3.42%) Test Engineer
17 93 (3.31%) Software Developer
18 92 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
19 91 (3.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (22.53%) .NET
2 461 (16.41%) HTML
3 436 (15.52%) REST
4 429 (15.27%) AngularJS
5 417 (14.85%) Web Services
6 405 (14.42%) CSS
7 361 (12.85%) Spring
8 297 (10.57%) ASP.NET
9 296 (10.54%) Node.js
10 276 (9.83%) HTML5
11 235 (8.37%) RESTful
12 222 (7.90%) React
13 191 (6.80%) XML
14 178 (6.34%) Hibernate
15 169 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 165 (5.87%) ASP.NET Web API
17 159 (5.66%) SOAP
18 153 (5.45%) JSON
19 131 (4.66%) CSS3
19 131 (4.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 200 (7.12%) Computer Science
2 169 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
3 139 (4.95%) User Experience
4 119 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 113 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 85 (3.03%) Fintech
8 79 (2.81%) iPad
9 65 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (1.35%) Online Games
12 33 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
13 31 (1.10%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
15 28 (1.00%) Private Cloud
16 27 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 27 (0.96%) Virtual Team
17 26 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 823 (29.30%) Linux
2 460 (16.38%) Windows
3 245 (8.72%) Unix
4 104 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 96 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 95 (3.38%) Android
7 63 (2.24%) CentOS
8 53 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.21%) CoreOS
9 34 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 28 (1.00%) Solaris
12 27 (0.96%) Debian
13 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.68%) AIX
14 19 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.036%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2109 (75.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1225 (43.61%) Continuous Integration
3 1153 (41.05%) DevOps
4 1045 (37.20%) TDD
5 829 (29.51%) Test Automation
6 772 (27.48%) Scrum
7 680 (24.21%) BDD
8 511 (18.19%) Microservices
9 431 (15.34%) Software Engineering
10 411 (14.63%) Kanban
11 381 (13.56%) MVC
12 359 (12.78%) E-Commerce
13 353 (12.57%) Open Source
14 310 (11.04%) OO
15 295 (10.50%) Configuration Management
16 268 (9.54%) SOA
17 255 (9.08%) Mentoring
18 241 (8.58%) Unit Testing
19 238 (8.47%) SDLC
20 211 (7.51%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1148 (40.87%) Java
2 733 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 692 (24.64%) C#
4 668 (23.78%) Python
5 507 (18.05%) SQL
6 401 (14.28%) Ruby
7 264 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 255 (9.08%) PowerShell
9 212 (7.55%) Scala
10 173 (6.16%) Perl
11 159 (5.66%) Go
12 150 (5.34%) PHP
13 134 (4.77%) C++
14 101 (3.60%) Groovy
15 67 (2.39%) C
16 63 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 63 (2.24%) TypeScript
17 53 (1.89%) VB.NET
18 50 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 36 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 292 (10.40%) Degree
2 152 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 47 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 46 (1.64%) ISEB
6 43 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.89%) CISSP
8 18 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 16 (0.57%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.43%) CREST Certified
13 12 (0.43%) OSCE
13 12 (0.43%) OSCP
14 7 (0.25%) CLAS
14 7 (0.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 6 (0.21%) CCIE
15 6 (0.21%) CCNA
15 6 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (17.52%) QA
2 31 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.64%) SLA
4 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) GCP
7 3 (0.11%) PMO
8 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.071%) MiFID
9 1 (0.036%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.036%) GDPR
9 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 618 (22.00%) Docker
2 102 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 42 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (1.50%) Xen
5 37 (1.32%) vSphere
6 31 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 31 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.53%) LXC
8 5 (0.18%) vCloud
8 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.11%) HDFS
9 3 (0.11%) KVM
9 3 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.071%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.071%) Varnish
11 1 (0.036%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.036%) Squid
Systems Management
1 515 (18.33%) Puppet
2 450 (16.02%) Ansible
3 420 (14.95%) Opscode Chef
4 174 (6.19%) Kubernetes
5 117 (4.17%) Terraform
6 96 (3.42%) Nagios
7 58 (2.06%) Graphite
8 48 (1.71%) Grafana
9 39 (1.39%) Kibana
10 35 (1.25%) HAProxy
11 34 (1.21%) Packer
12 27 (0.96%) logstash
13 26 (0.93%) Salt
14 21 (0.75%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.71%) Rundeck
16 19 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
16 19 (0.68%) rkt
17 18 (0.64%) Mesos
18 13 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
19 11 (0.39%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 450 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 186 (6.62%) Google
3 170 (6.05%) Oracle
4 130 (4.63%) VMware
5 124 (4.41%) SAP
6 115 (4.09%) Splunk
7 83 (2.95%) New Relic
8 62 (2.21%) IBM
9 56 (1.99%) SaltStack
10 55 (1.96%) Xamarin
11 52 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 52 (1.85%) hybris
12 48 (1.71%) Atlassian
13 39 (1.39%) Red Hat
14 37 (1.32%) XebiaLabs
15 34 (1.21%) TIBCO
16 30 (1.07%) Dynatrace
17 26 (0.93%) Cognizant
18 25 (0.89%) HP
19 23 (0.82%) Cisco