Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 191 181
Rank change year-on-year -35 -10 +51
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 728 2,693 3,171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.93% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.10% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 679 1,932 2,497
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 44,432 128,499 152,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.54% 92.19% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36,216 100,929 121,805
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,057 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -36 689 £65,000 +2.36% 149
London -40 367 £75,000 +3.45% 71
UK excluding London -10 347 £55,000 - 89
Work from Home +22 118 £65,000 +8.33% 25
North of England +34 92 £50,000 -9.09% 22
South East +12 67 £57,500 -4.17% 24
South West +41 60 £47,500 -12.04% 11
East of England +59 50 £62,500 +13.64% 4
Midlands +39 49 £60,000 +9.09% 16
North West +58 47 £55,000 -10.93% 13
West Midlands +39 43 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Yorkshire +54 41 £47,500 -12.50% 4
Scotland +6 15 £63,750 +15.91% 7
Wales +31 11 £49,000 -10.91% 3
East Midlands +57 6 £51,000 -7.27% 3
North East +16 4 £37,500 -31.19% 5
Northern Ireland 0 3 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 543 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (49.86%) DevOps
3 354 (48.63%) Continuous Integration
4 280 (38.46%) AWS
5 275 (37.77%) Azure
6 264 (36.26%) TDD
7 235 (32.28%) Java
8 228 (31.32%) Python
9 224 (30.77%) C#
10 193 (26.51%) Test Automation
11 192 (26.37%) Microservices
12 191 (26.24%) SQL
13 182 (25.00%) Linux
14 177 (24.31%) Git (software)
15 176 (24.18%) .NET
16 173 (23.76%) Software Engineering
17 172 (23.63%) Docker
18 162 (22.25%) JavaScript
19 150 (20.60%) Terraform
20 149 (20.47%) Scrum
21 146 (20.05%) Jenkins
22 145 (19.92%) Kubernetes
23 143 (19.64%) Finance
24 135 (18.54%) BDD
25 134 (18.41%) Configuration Management
26 108 (14.84%) Fintech
27 106 (14.56%) Puppet
27 106 (14.56%) Open Source
28 101 (13.87%) Ansible
29 96 (13.19%) Mentoring

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 41 (5.63%) Apache
2 20 (2.75%) Confluence
2 20 (2.75%) IIS
3 16 (2.20%) OpenStack
4 15 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.51%) JBoss
7 9 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.96%) CMS
9 6 (0.82%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.27%) Luigi
12 2 (0.27%) Tornado
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Shopify
3 1 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 280 (38.46%) AWS
2 275 (37.77%) Azure
3 78 (10.71%) GCP
4 51 (7.01%) GitHub
5 48 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 47 (6.46%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (5.49%) SaaS
8 31 (4.26%) Serverless
9 30 (4.12%) PaaS
10 27 (3.71%) IaaS
11 26 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (2.47%) Office 365
13 17 (2.34%) OpenShift
14 15 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.24%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.24%) Datadog
15 9 (1.24%) Power Platform
16 8 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.47%) Firewall
1 18 (2.47%) HTTP
2 14 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.10%) VPN
4 7 (0.96%) DNS
5 6 (0.82%) DSL
5 6 (0.82%) Internet
5 6 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.69%) SSL
6 5 (0.69%) VLAN
7 4 (0.55%) Broadband
7 4 (0.55%) DHCP
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) Network Security
9 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.14%) FTP
9 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.14%) Skype
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 60 (8.24%) MySQL
3 55 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 54 (7.42%) MongoDB
5 43 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.85%) Big Data
7 23 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 19 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.24%) Redis
11 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2017
12 8 (1.10%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.10%) Informix
12 8 (1.10%) Power BI
13 7 (0.96%) Biml
13 7 (0.96%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 177 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 146 (20.05%) Jenkins
3 78 (10.71%) Selenium
4 66 (9.07%) GitLab
5 64 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 58 (7.97%) JIRA
7 54 (7.42%) Cucumber
8 28 (3.85%) Maven
8 28 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 24 (3.30%) Bitbucket
9 24 (3.30%) JUnit
9 24 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 23 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 21 (2.88%) SpecFlow
12 19 (2.61%) WebDriver
13 16 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (1.51%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.51%) Mocha
14 11 (1.51%) NUnit
14 11 (1.51%) RStudio
General
1 143 (19.64%) Finance
2 57 (7.83%) Banking
2 57 (7.83%) Public Sector
3 26 (3.57%) Front Office
4 21 (2.88%) Retail
5 15 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.92%) Marketing
7 9 (1.24%) Games
8 8 (1.10%) French Language
8 8 (1.10%) German Language
8 8 (1.10%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.82%) Advertising
9 6 (0.82%) Publishing
10 5 (0.69%) Electronics
10 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.55%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Legal
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 280 (38.46%) Developer
2 149 (20.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (9.89%) Platform Engineer
4 55 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 50 (6.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 49 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 45 (6.18%) Software Developer
8 44 (6.04%) Software Engineer
9 40 (5.49%) Lead Developer
10 34 (4.67%) Java Engineer
11 32 (4.40%) .NET Developer
11 32 (4.40%) C# Developer
12 29 (3.98%) Angular Developer
13 27 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
14 26 (3.57%) Architect
15 25 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
16 21 (2.88%) Azure Engineer
16 21 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (2.61%) Data Engineer
18 18 (2.47%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (24.18%) .NET
2 96 (13.19%) .NET Core
3 95 (13.05%) AngularJS
4 87 (11.95%) Web Services
5 80 (10.99%) HTML
6 65 (8.93%) Spring
7 64 (8.79%) Node.js
7 64 (8.79%) React
8 62 (8.52%) RESTful
9 57 (7.83%) Elastic Stack
10 54 (7.42%) CSS
11 48 (6.59%) REST
12 40 (5.49%) Kafka
13 33 (4.53%) ASP.NET
14 28 (3.85%) .NET Framework
14 28 (3.85%) jQuery
15 27 (3.71%) XML
16 25 (3.43%) LAMP
17 23 (3.16%) Hibernate
18 22 (3.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 31 (4.26%) User Experience
5 27 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (3.43%) Cloud Native
7 24 (3.30%) Data Centre
8 22 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.88%) Social Network
10 15 (2.06%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.79%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.51%) Fixed Income
14 9 (1.24%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.24%) Video\Live Streaming
15 8 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (1.10%) Derivative
15 8 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 182 (25.00%) Linux
2 62 (8.52%) Windows
3 56 (7.69%) CentOS
4 54 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (4.26%) Unix
6 30 (4.12%) Android
7 22 (3.02%) Windows Server
8 21 (2.88%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.82%) FreeBSD
12 6 (0.82%) FreeNAS
13 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.14%) MVS
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (49.86%) DevOps
3 354 (48.63%) Continuous Integration
4 264 (36.26%) TDD
5 193 (26.51%) Test Automation
6 192 (26.37%) Microservices
7 173 (23.76%) Software Engineering
8 149 (20.47%) Scrum
9 135 (18.54%) BDD
10 134 (18.41%) Configuration Management
11 108 (14.84%) Fintech
12 106 (14.56%) Open Source
13 96 (13.19%) Mentoring
14 89 (12.23%) OO
15 69 (9.48%) Infrastructure as Code
16 68 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (8.65%) High Availability
18 58 (7.97%) Infrastructure Automation
19 57 (7.83%) Coaching
20 55 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 235 (32.28%) Java
2 228 (31.32%) Python
3 224 (30.77%) C#
4 191 (26.24%) SQL
5 162 (22.25%) JavaScript
6 94 (12.91%) Go
7 80 (10.99%) Ruby
8 71 (9.75%) Bash Shell
9 47 (6.46%) PowerShell
10 38 (5.22%) PHP
11 34 (4.67%) C++
11 34 (4.67%) TypeScript
12 28 (3.85%) Java 8
13 27 (3.71%) R
14 24 (3.30%) Scala
15 21 (2.88%) Groovy
15 21 (2.88%) Kotlin
16 15 (2.06%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.92%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (8.65%) Degree
2 42 (5.77%) AWS Certification
3 32 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.24%) ISEB
7 9 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.27%) PhD
9 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.27%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.24%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) GDPR
2 6 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 172 (23.63%) Docker
2 19 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.82%) KVM
5 6 (0.82%) Samba
6 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) Ceph
8 1 (0.14%) Gluster
8 1 (0.14%) iptables
8 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 150 (20.60%) Terraform
2 145 (19.92%) Kubernetes
3 106 (14.56%) Puppet
4 101 (13.87%) Ansible
5 54 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (7.42%) Prometheus
6 47 (6.46%) Grafana
7 41 (5.63%) Graphite
8 24 (3.30%) Istio
9 12 (1.65%) Packer
10 7 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (0.96%) SCCM
10 7 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.96%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.82%) Ambari
11 6 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.82%) Proxmox
11 6 (0.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (0.55%) logstash
12 4 (0.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 62 (8.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.85%) Oracle
3 27 (3.71%) Google
4 23 (3.16%) Tableau
5 22 (3.02%) VMware
6 15 (2.06%) Splunk
7 13 (1.79%) New Relic
7 13 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.24%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.10%) Borland
9 8 (1.10%) SaltStack
10 7 (0.96%) Cisco
10 7 (0.96%) TOWER Software
11 6 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 6 (0.82%) Percona
11 6 (0.82%) Rackspace
11 6 (0.82%) SAP
12 4 (0.55%) Perforce
12 4 (0.55%) Solace