Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 240 266
Rank change year-on-year +77 +26 +57
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 3,257 2,577 2,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 1.46% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.59% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 2,008 1,943
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £36,050
90th Percentile £86,325 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £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 138,888 162,355 159,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,515 131,738 131,606
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +75 3,020 £60,000 - 436
UK excluding London +98 1,687 £50,000 -4.76% 248
London +45 1,525 £70,000 +1.45% 217
North of England +84 400 £44,000 -20.00% 68
South East +46 388 £55,000 - 54
South West +91 336 £50,000 - 23
Midlands +78 219 £50,000 +11.11% 38
Yorkshire +166 215 £43,750 -2.78% 25
West Midlands +117 191 £50,000 +17.65% 24
North West -13 153 £50,000 -13.04% 35
Scotland +57 146 £50,000 +72.41% 16
East of England +29 142 £52,500 -6.67% 36
Wales +49 50 £54,750 +36.88% 5
North East +35 32 £60,000 +32.68% 8
East Midlands -19 28 £43,750 -7.89% 14
Northern Ireland -22 8 £57,500 +43.75% 8

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 2,180 (66.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,418 (43.54%) Continuous Integration
3 1,328 (40.77%) DevOps
4 1,262 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1,191 (36.57%) Java
6 1,127 (34.60%) TDD
7 1,042 (31.99%) Software Engineering
8 1,013 (31.10%) JavaScript
9 995 (30.55%) C#
10 917 (28.15%) Microservices
11 892 (27.39%) Test Automation
12 844 (25.91%) .NET
13 801 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 799 (24.53%) Docker
15 784 (24.07%) Jenkins
16 711 (21.83%) Python
17 710 (21.80%) BDD
18 679 (20.85%) SQL
19 675 (20.72%) Scrum
20 666 (20.45%) Linux
21 655 (20.11%) Git (software)
22 574 (17.62%) HTML
23 570 (17.50%) Ansible
24 567 (17.41%) Finance
25 521 (16.00%) CSS
26 517 (15.87%) MVC
27 498 (15.29%) Mentoring
28 492 (15.11%) Web Services
29 470 (14.43%) Kubernetes
30 461 (14.15%) Puppet

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
1 133 (4.08%) Confluence
2 92 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (2.61%) Apache Spark
4 74 (2.27%) IIS
5 71 (2.18%) Apache
6 44 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 42 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 37 (1.14%) CMS
9 27 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 26 (0.80%) nginx
11 25 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 19 (0.58%) EPiServer
12 19 (0.58%) JBoss
13 17 (0.52%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.40%) Mule
14 13 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.25%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.25%) Jetty
16 8 (0.25%) Tornado
Applications
1 110 (3.38%) Chatbot
2 18 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.12%) Mingle
6 4 (0.12%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.061%) Maya
7 2 (0.061%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.061%) SPSS
8 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.031%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 41 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.28%) Magento
3 8 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
5 5 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.061%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.061%) Odoo
7 1 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,262 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
2 801 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 315 (9.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 251 (7.71%) SaaS
5 182 (5.59%) GitHub
6 147 (4.51%) PaaS
7 132 (4.05%) Serverless
8 117 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
9 103 (3.16%) OpenShift
10 97 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 76 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
12 71 (2.18%) Amazon S3
13 60 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
14 58 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 49 (1.50%) IaaS
16 31 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
16 31 (0.95%) npm
17 27 (0.83%) CloudBees
18 25 (0.77%) TestFlight
19 23 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.82%) Firewall
2 69 (2.12%) HTTP
3 63 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.81%) Internet
5 30 (0.92%) Network Security
6 26 (0.80%) DNS
7 23 (0.71%) VLAN
8 22 (0.68%) VPN
9 19 (0.58%) Broadband
9 19 (0.58%) WAN
10 15 (0.46%) AMQP
10 15 (0.46%) SSL
11 14 (0.43%) BIG-IP
12 13 (0.40%) Ethernet
13 11 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.31%) BGP
14 10 (0.31%) Cisco Firepower
14 10 (0.31%) MPLS
14 10 (0.31%) Wireless
15 8 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 287 (8.81%) NoSQL
3 244 (7.49%) MySQL
4 183 (5.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 178 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 175 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 134 (4.11%) Big Data
8 120 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 85 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 82 (2.52%) Hadoop
11 73 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
12 38 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.07%) Redis
14 33 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
15 32 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 31 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
17 28 (0.86%) Blockchain
18 27 (0.83%) Couchbase
19 26 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 784 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 655 (20.11%) Git (software)
3 385 (11.82%) JIRA
4 301 (9.24%) Selenium
5 246 (7.55%) TeamCity
6 235 (7.22%) Cucumber
7 214 (6.57%) Subversion
8 210 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 202 (6.20%) Maven
10 184 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 162 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 128 (3.93%) SpecFlow
13 118 (3.62%) Vagrant
14 105 (3.22%) GoCD
15 89 (2.73%) Gradle
16 88 (2.70%) Visual Studio
17 87 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
18 86 (2.64%) GitLab
19 84 (2.58%) IBM UrbanCode
20 82 (2.52%) NUnit
General
1 567 (17.41%) Finance
2 151 (4.64%) Retail
3 121 (3.72%) Banking
4 93 (2.86%) Marketing
5 75 (2.30%) Law
6 68 (2.09%) Games
6 68 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 66 (2.03%) Electronics
8 59 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 28 (0.86%) Back Office
10 23 (0.71%) Legal
11 20 (0.61%) Front Office
12 19 (0.58%) Publishing
13 18 (0.55%) Military
14 15 (0.46%) Advertising
15 14 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.25%) Automotive
17 8 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,263 (38.78%) Developer
2 438 (13.45%) Software Engineer
3 436 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 389 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 315 (9.67%) .NET Developer
6 296 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 242 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 213 (6.54%) Senior Software Engineer
9 208 (6.39%) Java Engineer
10 196 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 164 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 163 (5.00%) Consultant
13 149 (4.57%) Java Software Engineer
14 131 (4.02%) Senior DevOps
15 116 (3.56%) Architect
15 116 (3.56%) Test Engineer
16 109 (3.35%) DevOps Consultant
17 103 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
18 97 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 96 (2.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (25.91%) .NET
2 574 (17.62%) HTML
3 521 (16.00%) CSS
4 492 (15.11%) Web Services
5 460 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 422 (12.96%) ASP.NET
7 378 (11.61%) Spring
8 375 (11.51%) REST
9 355 (10.90%) Node.js
10 321 (9.86%) React
11 320 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 253 (7.77%) RESTful
13 175 (5.37%) JSON
14 161 (4.94%) HTML5
15 157 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
16 154 (4.73%) .NET Framework
17 153 (4.70%) XML
18 147 (4.51%) Kafka
19 143 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
20 122 (3.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 244 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
2 217 (6.66%) User Experience
3 213 (6.54%) Fintech
4 183 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
5 145 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 145 (4.45%) Public Cloud
6 140 (4.30%) Mobile App
7 115 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
8 79 (2.43%) Data Centre
9 67 (2.06%) Cloud Native
10 55 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 48 (1.47%) Blog
12 41 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 41 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 32 (0.98%) PlayStation
14 31 (0.95%) Internet of Things
15 26 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
16 25 (0.77%) NHS
17 24 (0.74%) Driving Licence
17 24 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 666 (20.45%) Linux
2 348 (10.68%) Windows
3 220 (6.75%) Unix
4 99 (3.04%) Android
5 94 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (1.14%) CoreOS
8 33 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 31 (0.95%) CentOS
10 27 (0.83%) Mesosphere
11 13 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.21%) AIX
14 4 (0.12%) Solaris
14 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.031%) Debian
16 1 (0.031%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,180 (66.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,418 (43.54%) Continuous Integration
3 1,328 (40.77%) DevOps
4 1,127 (34.60%) TDD
5 1,042 (31.99%) Software Engineering
6 917 (28.15%) Microservices
7 892 (27.39%) Test Automation
8 710 (21.80%) BDD
9 675 (20.72%) Scrum
10 517 (15.87%) MVC
11 498 (15.29%) Mentoring
12 444 (13.63%) Open Source
13 356 (10.93%) Coaching
14 333 (10.22%) Pair Programming
15 305 (9.36%) SDLC
16 294 (9.03%) Deployment Automation
17 287 (8.81%) Kanban
18 284 (8.72%) OO
19 281 (8.63%) Configuration Management
20 274 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,191 (36.57%) Java
2 1,013 (31.10%) JavaScript
3 995 (30.55%) C#
4 711 (21.83%) Python
5 679 (20.85%) SQL
6 261 (8.01%) Ruby
7 242 (7.43%) PowerShell
8 229 (7.03%) Bash Shell
9 144 (4.42%) Scala
10 139 (4.27%) Go
11 130 (3.99%) C++
12 122 (3.75%) Java 8
13 109 (3.35%) PHP
14 103 (3.16%) T-SQL
15 80 (2.46%) TypeScript
16 67 (2.06%) ES6
17 65 (2.00%) Shell Script
18 64 (1.96%) Perl
19 49 (1.50%) C
19 49 (1.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 258 (7.92%) Degree
2 125 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 106 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 49 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.98%) AWS Certification
6 32 (0.98%) ISEB
7 31 (0.95%) RHCE
7 31 (0.95%) RHCSA
8 29 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.28%) CISSP
11 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.21%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.18%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (8.26%) QA
2 37 (1.14%) GDPR
3 28 (0.86%) PMO
4 25 (0.77%) PSD2
5 8 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.092%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.092%) WCAG
9 2 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 799 (24.53%) Docker
2 95 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (1.23%) VirtualBox
5 31 (0.95%) vSphere
6 22 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.31%) iptables
10 10 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.12%) HDFS
13 2 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.031%) KVM
14 1 (0.031%) RHEV
14 1 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.031%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.031%) Xen
14 1 (0.031%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 570 (17.50%) Ansible
2 470 (14.43%) Kubernetes
3 461 (14.15%) Puppet
4 352 (10.81%) Terraform
5 336 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (3.47%) Consul
7 87 (2.67%) Prometheus
8 73 (2.24%) Graphite
9 69 (2.12%) Nagios
10 57 (1.75%) Rundeck
11 56 (1.72%) Automic
12 54 (1.66%) Grafana
12 54 (1.66%) Salt
13 52 (1.60%) Packer
14 38 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
15 35 (1.07%) Kibana
16 29 (0.89%) Mesos
17 25 (0.77%) HAProxy
18 17 (0.52%) ZABBIX
19 13 (0.40%) Opsview
Vendors
1 402 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 197 (6.05%) Google
3 159 (4.88%) Oracle
4 153 (4.70%) Splunk
5 93 (2.86%) WorldPay
6 71 (2.18%) SAP
7 66 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 65 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 61 (1.87%) Xamarin
10 59 (1.81%) VMware
11 57 (1.75%) AppDynamics
12 54 (1.66%) Delphix
12 54 (1.66%) RedGate
13 38 (1.17%) Atlassian
14 30 (0.92%) IBM
15 27 (0.83%) XebiaLabs
16 21 (0.64%) Sitecore
17 20 (0.61%) Apple
17 20 (0.61%) New Relic
18 19 (0.58%) Tableau