Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 256 316
Rank change year-on-year +28 +60 +141
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,571 2,308 2,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.31% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.47% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 1,967 1,731
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,100 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% - +11.11%

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 157,432 157,308 187,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,025 129,519 155,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +25 2,426 £60,000 - 470
London -4 1,298 £67,750 +4.23% 250
UK excluding London +64 1,239 £52,250 +4.50% 240
South East +74 342 £55,000 - 56
North of England +46 298 £55,000 +10.00% 63
North West +43 222 £57,500 +9.52% 46
East of England +72 169 £55,000 - 34
South West +15 167 £50,000 +6.38% 35
Midlands -19 150 £50,000 +17.65% 32
Scotland +13 83 £29,000 -42.00% 5
West Midlands -8 78 £42,500 -5.56% 19
East Midlands -6 70 £50,000 +29.03% 13
Yorkshire +37 60 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Wales +3 19 £40,000 -17.95% 6
North East -21 16 £45,221 +29.20% 6
Northern Ireland -6 13 £40,000 -11.11% 9

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 1,880 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,265 (49.20%) DevOps
3 1,131 (43.99%) Java
4 1,125 (43.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1,015 (39.48%) TDD
6 927 (36.06%) Amazon AWS
7 797 (31.00%) Test Automation
8 772 (30.03%) Linux
9 754 (29.33%) JavaScript
10 729 (28.35%) Python
11 725 (28.20%) Git (software)
12 722 (28.08%) Jenkins
13 691 (26.88%) Docker
14 628 (24.43%) Scrum
15 620 (24.12%) Microservices
16 601 (23.38%) BDD
17 558 (21.70%) C#
18 549 (21.35%) SQL
18 549 (21.35%) Software Engineering
19 537 (20.89%) Finance
20 524 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
21 510 (19.84%) .NET
22 476 (18.51%) Puppet
23 449 (17.46%) Ansible
24 419 (16.30%) Ruby
25 418 (16.26%) HTML
26 403 (15.67%) Web Services
27 372 (14.47%) Windows
28 336 (13.07%) Node.js
29 331 (12.87%) AngularJS

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
1 162 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
2 144 (5.60%) Apache Spark
3 110 (4.28%) Confluence
4 84 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 66 (2.57%) OpenStack
6 62 (2.41%) Apache
7 55 (2.14%) CMS
8 46 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 40 (1.56%) IIS
10 37 (1.44%) nginx
11 32 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 31 (1.21%) JBoss
13 20 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.74%) SharePoint
15 18 (0.70%) MS Exchange
15 18 (0.70%) WordPress
16 17 (0.66%) Apache Pig
17 13 (0.51%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.43%) GlassFish
19 10 (0.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 8 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.12%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.039%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.31%) Magento
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.16%) RMDS
4 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.12%) Exstream
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.078%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.078%) Summit
7 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.039%) Maximo
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 927 (36.06%) Amazon AWS
2 524 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (6.81%) GitHub
4 139 (5.41%) OpenShift
5 130 (5.06%) PaaS
6 123 (4.78%) IaaS
7 119 (4.63%) SaaS
8 115 (4.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 95 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 72 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
10 72 (2.80%) Serverless
11 68 (2.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 62 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
13 54 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
14 47 (1.83%) Amazon S3
15 43 (1.67%) npm
16 36 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
17 31 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
18 30 (1.17%) Office 365
19 26 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.47%) HTTP
2 96 (3.73%) Internet
3 70 (2.72%) Firewall
4 68 (2.64%) DNS
5 64 (2.49%) TCP/IP
6 45 (1.75%) VPN
7 38 (1.48%) DHCP
8 28 (1.09%) SAN
9 21 (0.82%) SSL
9 21 (0.82%) WAN
10 18 (0.70%) AMQP
11 16 (0.62%) Network Security
11 16 (0.62%) VoIP
12 13 (0.51%) DMZ
13 10 (0.39%) NAS
14 9 (0.35%) LAN
14 9 (0.35%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.35%) SMTP
15 7 (0.27%) FTP
15 7 (0.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (11.86%) NoSQL
2 277 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 194 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 151 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
5 149 (5.80%) Big Data
6 148 (5.76%) Relational Database
7 145 (5.64%) MySQL
8 139 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 109 (4.24%) Hadoop
10 74 (2.88%) Redis
11 49 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 45 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 41 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 35 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
16 32 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (1.17%) HBase
17 30 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 725 (28.20%) Git (software)
2 722 (28.08%) Jenkins
3 321 (12.49%) Selenium
4 285 (11.09%) JIRA
5 268 (10.42%) Cucumber
6 225 (8.75%) Maven
7 191 (7.43%) TeamCity
8 158 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 154 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 128 (4.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 117 (4.55%) Subversion
12 103 (4.01%) WebDriver
13 94 (3.66%) Gradle
14 85 (3.31%) NuGet
15 84 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
16 77 (2.99%) JUnit
17 76 (2.96%) GoCD
18 72 (2.80%) Artifactory
19 64 (2.49%) JMeter
20 63 (2.45%) MSBuild
General
1 537 (20.89%) Finance
2 116 (4.51%) Retail
3 106 (4.12%) Games
4 91 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 89 (3.46%) Marketing
6 83 (3.23%) Legal
7 75 (2.92%) Electronics
8 67 (2.61%) Banking
9 63 (2.45%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.86%) Advertising
11 21 (0.82%) Front Office
12 20 (0.78%) Law
13 19 (0.74%) Online Betting
14 17 (0.66%) Automotive
15 13 (0.51%) Billing
15 13 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.27%) Publishing
18 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 818 (31.82%) Developer
2 427 (16.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 284 (11.05%) Java Developer
4 223 (8.67%) Software Engineer
5 218 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 159 (6.18%) .NET Developer
7 147 (5.72%) Tester
8 144 (5.60%) Java Engineer
9 136 (5.29%) Architect
9 136 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
10 127 (4.94%) C# Developer
11 116 (4.51%) Automation Tester
12 102 (3.97%) Software Developer
13 100 (3.89%) Senior DevOps
14 99 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
15 95 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
16 87 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
17 84 (3.27%) Test Engineer
18 79 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
19 77 (2.99%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (19.84%) .NET
2 418 (16.26%) HTML
3 403 (15.67%) Web Services
4 336 (13.07%) Node.js
5 331 (12.87%) AngularJS
6 330 (12.84%) Spring
7 324 (12.60%) REST
8 307 (11.94%) CSS
9 284 (11.05%) RESTful
10 203 (7.90%) HTML5
11 182 (7.08%) React
12 163 (6.34%) jQuery
13 157 (6.11%) JSON
14 125 (4.86%) .NET Framework
15 123 (4.78%) ASP.NET
16 119 (4.63%) XML
17 101 (3.93%) CSS3
18 98 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
19 96 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 91 (3.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 207 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 162 (6.30%) User Experience
3 160 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (5.76%) Fintech
5 128 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
6 109 (4.24%) Public Cloud
7 88 (3.42%) Mobile App
8 87 (3.38%) Private Cloud
9 60 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
10 55 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
11 53 (2.06%) Data Centre
12 45 (1.75%) Online Games
13 41 (1.59%) Cloud Native
14 35 (1.36%) Algorithms
14 35 (1.36%) Robotics
15 30 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 30 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (0.97%) Blog
16 25 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 772 (30.03%) Linux
2 372 (14.47%) Windows
3 255 (9.92%) Unix
4 131 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 116 (4.51%) Android
6 75 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (2.88%) Windows Server
8 46 (1.79%) CentOS
9 40 (1.56%) Debian
9 40 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 35 (1.36%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
13 9 (0.35%) Solaris
14 8 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.23%) AIX
15 6 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.23%) HPUX
16 5 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,880 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,265 (49.20%) DevOps
3 1,125 (43.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1,015 (39.48%) TDD
5 797 (31.00%) Test Automation
6 628 (24.43%) Scrum
7 620 (24.12%) Microservices
8 601 (23.38%) BDD
9 549 (21.35%) Software Engineering
10 313 (12.17%) E-Commerce
11 290 (11.28%) Configuration Management
11 290 (11.28%) Open Source
12 285 (11.09%) Kanban
13 251 (9.76%) OO
14 249 (9.68%) MVC
15 224 (8.71%) Mentoring
15 224 (8.71%) SDLC
16 212 (8.25%) Unit Testing
17 206 (8.01%) Pair Programming
18 185 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,131 (43.99%) Java
2 754 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 729 (28.35%) Python
4 558 (21.70%) C#
5 549 (21.35%) SQL
6 419 (16.30%) Ruby
7 284 (11.05%) Bash Shell
8 262 (10.19%) Scala
9 244 (9.49%) PowerShell
10 160 (6.22%) Perl
11 141 (5.48%) PHP
12 132 (5.13%) C++
13 121 (4.71%) Go
14 89 (3.46%) C
15 75 (2.92%) T-SQL
16 73 (2.84%) Shell Script
17 60 (2.33%) Groovy
18 59 (2.29%) TypeScript
19 41 (1.59%) ES6
20 38 (1.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 267 (10.39%) Degree
2 130 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.17%) ISEB
6 23 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.62%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.47%) PhD
10 8 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.31%) CISSP
11 7 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.27%) MCSA
11 7 (0.27%) MCSE
11 7 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (12.68%) QA
2 42 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.59%) GCP
4 13 (0.51%) SLA
5 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.27%) GDPR
7 4 (0.16%) PSD2
8 3 (0.12%) PMO
9 2 (0.078%) COBIT
9 2 (0.078%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.078%) HL7
9 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 691 (26.88%) Docker
2 115 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 57 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 49 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (1.67%) VirtualBox
7 37 (1.44%) Xen
8 26 (1.01%) vSphere
9 15 (0.58%) Apache Flume
9 15 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.23%) KVM
12 5 (0.19%) NFS
13 4 (0.16%) Firmware
13 4 (0.16%) HDFS
13 4 (0.16%) iptables
13 4 (0.16%) LXC
14 3 (0.12%) vCloud
14 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 476 (18.51%) Puppet
2 449 (17.46%) Ansible
3 325 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
4 288 (11.20%) Kubernetes
5 180 (7.00%) Terraform
6 62 (2.41%) Nagios
7 43 (1.67%) Consul
7 43 (1.67%) Rundeck
8 42 (1.63%) Kibana
9 36 (1.40%) Prometheus
10 31 (1.21%) Packer
11 30 (1.17%) Salt
12 19 (0.74%) Rancher
13 18 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (0.62%) Graphite
15 14 (0.54%) Mesos
16 13 (0.51%) Marathon
17 12 (0.47%) logstash
18 11 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 10 (0.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 322 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 159 (6.18%) Splunk
3 158 (6.15%) Oracle
4 156 (6.07%) VMware
5 117 (4.55%) Google
6 73 (2.84%) Atlassian
6 73 (2.84%) WorldPay
7 69 (2.68%) AppDynamics
8 64 (2.49%) Red Hat
9 54 (2.10%) IBM
10 53 (2.06%) SAP
11 44 (1.71%) New Relic
12 39 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 35 (1.36%) Qualys
14 34 (1.32%) RedGate
15 29 (1.13%) Cisco
15 29 (1.13%) Cloudera
16 22 (0.86%) Capita
17 20 (0.78%) Tableau
17 20 (0.78%) Xamarin