Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 166 239
Rank change year-on-year -24 +73 +3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,127 3,106 2,621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 2.10% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.28% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,657 2,201 2,094
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,688
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +0.52% -0.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,302 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £88,525
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -23 1,986 £65,000 +4.00% 217
London -4 1,076 £72,500 - 97
UK excluding London -28 1,027 £55,000 +10.00% 137
North of England -3 261 £52,500 +19.32% 30
South East -28 237 £62,500 +13.64% 33
Work from Home +41 186 £57,500 -14.81% 16
East of England +79 176 £57,500 +9.52% 15
North West +8 127 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Midlands -7 124 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Yorkshire -4 115 £50,000 +17.65% 13
South West -84 107 £45,000 -14.29% 21
Scotland -3 88 £52,500 +5.00% 13
West Midlands -32 86 £55,500 +9.36% 10
East Midlands +45 38 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Wales -27 20 £45,000 -14.29% 4
North East -11 19 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Northern Ireland +30 16 £55,000 -4.35%

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 1,492 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,108 (52.09%) Continuous Integration
3 936 (44.01%) DevOps
4 866 (40.71%) Java
5 780 (36.67%) AWS
6 688 (32.35%) TDD
7 635 (29.85%) Azure
8 630 (29.62%) Test Automation
9 564 (26.52%) Scrum
10 559 (26.28%) JavaScript
11 545 (25.62%) Jenkins
12 540 (25.39%) C#
13 535 (25.15%) .NET
14 516 (24.26%) Docker
15 503 (23.65%) Software Engineering
16 496 (23.32%) Python
17 465 (21.86%) Microservices
18 444 (20.87%) SQL
19 441 (20.73%) Finance
20 437 (20.55%) BDD
21 387 (18.19%) Git (software)
22 379 (17.82%) Linux
23 376 (17.68%) Kubernetes
24 295 (13.87%) Spring
25 288 (13.54%) AngularJS
25 288 (13.54%) React
26 287 (13.49%) Terraform
27 275 (12.93%) Node.js
28 263 (12.36%) CSS
28 263 (12.36%) 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
1 106 (4.98%) Confluence
2 78 (3.67%) Tomcat
3 62 (2.91%) Apache
4 48 (2.26%) IIS
5 44 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 28 (1.32%) nginx
8 26 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.80%) CICS
10 16 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 14 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (0.52%) JBoss
13 9 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (0.42%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.28%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.24%) CMS
15 5 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.047%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 780 (36.67%) AWS
2 635 (29.85%) Azure
3 207 (9.73%) GCP
4 144 (6.77%) Serverless
5 101 (4.75%) SaaS
6 86 (4.04%) PaaS
7 84 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 76 (3.57%) GitHub
9 56 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
10 49 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
11 46 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
11 46 (2.16%) IaaS
12 40 (1.88%) OpenShift
13 35 (1.65%) Amazon EKS
13 35 (1.65%) AWS CodePipeline
14 34 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (1.41%) Amazon S3
16 26 (1.22%) Office 365
17 15 (0.71%) Datadog
18 14 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.02%) HTTP
2 31 (1.46%) SSL
3 29 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.18%) DNS
5 19 (0.89%) Firewall
6 14 (0.66%) Internet
7 11 (0.52%) VPN
8 8 (0.38%) AMQP
8 8 (0.38%) DHCP
8 8 (0.38%) Wireless
9 7 (0.33%) WAN
10 4 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.19%) PBX
10 4 (0.19%) SMPP
10 4 (0.19%) SMS
10 4 (0.19%) VLAN
11 3 (0.14%) DMZ
11 3 (0.14%) IPsec
11 3 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 119 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 111 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 99 (4.65%) MySQL
5 79 (3.71%) Big Data
6 75 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 64 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 44 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 39 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (1.79%) Redis
11 31 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 30 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 26 (1.22%) QlikView
14 26 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.13%) DB2
16 20 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (0.89%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 545 (25.62%) Jenkins
2 387 (18.19%) Git (software)
3 251 (11.80%) JIRA
4 234 (11.00%) Selenium
5 176 (8.27%) Cucumber
6 130 (6.11%) TeamCity
7 106 (4.98%) Maven
8 99 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 79 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (3.43%) JMeter
11 68 (3.20%) JUnit
11 68 (3.20%) SpecFlow
12 65 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
13 63 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
14 58 (2.73%) SoapUI
15 55 (2.59%) Visual Studio
16 54 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
16 54 (2.54%) Subversion
17 43 (2.02%) LoadRunner
18 39 (1.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 441 (20.73%) Finance
2 171 (8.04%) Banking
3 85 (4.00%) Retail
4 78 (3.67%) Marketing
5 50 (2.35%) Public Sector
6 47 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.83%) Legal
8 38 (1.79%) Back Office
8 38 (1.79%) Games
9 14 (0.66%) Brand Awareness
10 11 (0.52%) Advertising
10 11 (0.52%) Front Office
10 11 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.33%) Law
11 7 (0.33%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.28%) Police
13 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 856 (40.24%) Developer
2 300 (14.10%) Java Developer
3 280 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 226 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 211 (9.92%) Software Engineer
6 152 (7.15%) .NET Developer
7 141 (6.63%) Software Developer
8 97 (4.56%) Architect
9 92 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 91 (4.28%) C# Developer
11 88 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
12 77 (3.62%) Java Engineer
13 76 (3.57%) Lead Developer
14 75 (3.53%) Junior
14 75 (3.53%) Team Leader
15 73 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 70 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
17 69 (3.24%) React Developer
18 68 (3.20%) Java Software Engineer
19 64 (3.01%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (25.15%) .NET
2 295 (13.87%) Spring
3 288 (13.54%) AngularJS
3 288 (13.54%) React
4 275 (12.93%) Node.js
5 263 (12.36%) CSS
6 251 (11.80%) HTML
7 238 (11.19%) Web Services
8 214 (10.06%) REST
9 172 (8.09%) RESTful
10 163 (7.66%) .NET Framework
11 145 (6.82%) .NET Core
11 145 (6.82%) ASP.NET
12 137 (6.44%) Spring Boot
13 125 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 104 (4.89%) Vue.js
15 91 (4.28%) Kafka
16 90 (4.23%) Sass
17 84 (3.95%) jQuery
18 80 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (6.54%) User Experience
2 120 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.98%) Public Cloud
4 101 (4.75%) Cloud Native
5 91 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 76 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 73 (3.43%) Mobile App
8 47 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 40 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 37 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 30 (1.41%) iPad
11 30 (1.41%) Private Cloud
12 29 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
13 27 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.22%) Mainframe
15 25 (1.18%) Blog
16 23 (1.08%) e-Learning
17 20 (0.94%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
19 18 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 379 (17.82%) Linux
2 168 (7.90%) Windows
3 109 (5.12%) Unix
4 37 (1.74%) Android
5 32 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 31 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 19 (0.89%) CentOS
8 19 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.47%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.33%) VMS
12 6 (0.28%) AIX
12 6 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.24%) FreeBSD
13 5 (0.24%) FreeNAS
14 4 (0.19%) Debian
15 3 (0.14%) Solaris
16 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,492 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,108 (52.09%) Continuous Integration
3 936 (44.01%) DevOps
4 688 (32.35%) TDD
5 630 (29.62%) Test Automation
6 564 (26.52%) Scrum
7 503 (23.65%) Software Engineering
8 465 (21.86%) Microservices
9 437 (20.55%) BDD
10 223 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
11 203 (9.54%) MVC
12 199 (9.36%) Mentoring
12 199 (9.36%) SDLC
13 186 (8.74%) OO
14 185 (8.70%) Fintech
15 181 (8.51%) Unit Testing
16 178 (8.37%) Infrastructure as Code
17 175 (8.23%) Configuration Management
18 172 (8.09%) Kanban
19 153 (7.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 866 (40.71%) Java
2 559 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 540 (25.39%) C#
4 496 (23.32%) Python
5 444 (20.87%) SQL
6 169 (7.95%) Ruby
7 152 (7.15%) TypeScript
8 113 (5.31%) PowerShell
9 111 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 111 (5.22%) Java 8
10 95 (4.47%) C++
11 84 (3.95%) Go
11 84 (3.95%) PHP
12 73 (3.43%) Kotlin
13 69 (3.24%) Scala
14 65 (3.06%) T-SQL
15 52 (2.44%) C
16 47 (2.21%) Perl
17 37 (1.74%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (4.23%) Degree
2 57 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 28 (1.32%) ISEB
7 23 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.89%) Postgraduate
10 16 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.61%) PMP
12 11 (0.52%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.47%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.24%) MCP
17 3 (0.14%) MCSA
17 3 (0.14%) MCSE
17 3 (0.14%) RHCE
17 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (10.01%) QA
2 13 (0.61%) SLA
3 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.19%) GDPR
5 2 (0.094%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.094%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.094%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.047%) HL7
6 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.047%) NIST
6 1 (0.047%) PMO
6 1 (0.047%) PSD2
System Software
1 516 (24.26%) Docker
2 28 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.80%) RACF
5 13 (0.61%) ACF2
6 12 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.38%) vSphere
8 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.24%) KVM
10 4 (0.19%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.19%) OpenDJ
10 4 (0.19%) OpenIDM
10 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.14%) Firmware
11 3 (0.14%) NFS
11 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.047%) HDFS
12 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.047%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 376 (17.68%) Kubernetes
2 287 (13.49%) Terraform
3 243 (11.42%) Ansible
4 178 (8.37%) Puppet
5 156 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.46%) Prometheus
7 27 (1.27%) Grafana
8 26 (1.22%) Packer
9 24 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
9 24 (1.13%) Rancher
10 23 (1.08%) Mesos
10 23 (1.08%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.75%) Istio
12 14 (0.66%) Salt
13 13 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (0.52%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
16 8 (0.38%) Kibana
16 8 (0.38%) SCCM
17 5 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 263 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 124 (5.83%) Oracle
3 92 (4.33%) Google
4 68 (3.20%) WorldPay
5 61 (2.87%) FIS
6 48 (2.26%) Splunk
7 46 (2.16%) HP
8 33 (1.55%) Tableau
8 33 (1.55%) VMware
9 32 (1.50%) IBM
10 28 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 25 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 24 (1.13%) hybris
13 21 (0.99%) SAP
14 15 (0.71%) AppDynamics
14 15 (0.71%) Cisco
14 15 (0.71%) ServiceNow
15 14 (0.66%) Sage
16 12 (0.56%) Sitecore
17 11 (0.52%) New Relic