Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 234 270
Rank change year-on-year +69 +36 +94
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 3,287 2,686 2,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.99% 1.54% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.68% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,466 2,145 2,111
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 149,998 160,045 173,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,325 126,229 144,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +65 3,068 £60,000 - 553
UK excluding London +68 1,656 £52,500 +5.00% 304
London +50 1,598 £70,000 +7.69% 286
North of England +83 472 £46,750 -1.58% 79
South East +21 431 £55,000 -12.00% 63
North West +35 243 £50,000 - 30
South West +54 199 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Yorkshire +84 185 £44,000 +3.53% 35
Midlands -1 183 £50,000 +17.65% 41
East of England +57 181 £55,000 - 42
West Midlands +43 151 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Scotland +30 123 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Wales +38 48 £53,250 +6.50% 10
North East +34 44 £45,000 +3.38% 14
East Midlands -38 32 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Northern Ireland +10 22 £60,000 +71.43% 7

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,333 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,546 (47.03%) Continuous Integration
3 1,432 (43.57%) DevOps
4 1,294 (39.37%) TDD
5 1,235 (37.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1,193 (36.29%) Java
7 987 (30.03%) JavaScript
8 942 (28.66%) Software Engineering
9 936 (28.48%) C#
10 916 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 888 (27.02%) Docker
12 887 (26.99%) Test Automation
13 836 (25.43%) Microservices
14 815 (24.79%) .NET
15 801 (24.37%) BDD
16 769 (23.40%) Jenkins
17 759 (23.09%) Linux
18 748 (22.76%) Python
19 721 (21.93%) Scrum
20 716 (21.78%) SQL
21 714 (21.72%) Finance
22 685 (20.84%) Git (software)
23 563 (17.13%) Ansible
24 549 (16.70%) HTML
25 521 (15.85%) Web Services
26 509 (15.49%) AngularJS
27 499 (15.18%) Puppet
28 482 (14.66%) CSS
29 480 (14.60%) REST
30 444 (13.51%) Kubernetes

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 (4.93%) Confluence
2 128 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (2.86%) Apache
4 91 (2.77%) Apache Spark
5 81 (2.46%) IIS
6 73 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 66 (2.01%) CMS
8 51 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 44 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 37 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 33 (1.00%) JBoss
12 31 (0.94%) nginx
13 17 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.49%) Anypoint
15 14 (0.43%) Mule
15 14 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.40%) EPiServer
17 12 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.30%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (0.37%) Chatbot
1 12 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.18%) Maya
4 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.15%) Mingle
6 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.12%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.091%) SPSS
8 2 (0.061%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 41 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.27%) Magento
3 7 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.15%) BASE24
5 5 (0.15%) Postilion
5 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.091%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.061%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.061%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.061%) Shopify
9 1 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.030%) Ripple
9 1 (0.030%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,235 (37.57%) Amazon AWS
2 916 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 349 (10.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 219 (6.66%) GitHub
5 196 (5.96%) SaaS
6 158 (4.81%) PaaS
7 134 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
8 129 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 118 (3.59%) Serverless
10 97 (2.95%) OpenShift
11 87 (2.65%) IaaS
12 86 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
13 65 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
14 57 (1.73%) Amazon S3
15 54 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 36 (1.10%) npm
17 31 (0.94%) NuGet
18 29 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
19 25 (0.76%) CloudBees
19 25 (0.76%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.41%) HTTP
2 80 (2.43%) Firewall
3 55 (1.67%) Internet
4 41 (1.25%) DNS
5 40 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 29 (0.88%) Network Security
7 25 (0.76%) VPN
8 23 (0.70%) VLAN
9 13 (0.40%) SSL
10 12 (0.37%) LAN
11 11 (0.33%) AMQP
12 10 (0.30%) BIG-IP
13 9 (0.27%) Broadband
13 9 (0.27%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.24%) WAN
15 7 (0.21%) X.509
16 6 (0.18%) DAB
17 4 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
17 4 (0.12%) SMS
17 4 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 312 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 206 (6.27%) Big Data
4 192 (5.84%) MongoDB
5 173 (5.26%) MySQL
6 148 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 116 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
8 100 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 74 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 71 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 67 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
12 61 (1.86%) Redis
13 39 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.16%) Blockchain
15 32 (0.97%) Neo4j
16 31 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 25 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
20 20 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 769 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 685 (20.84%) Git (software)
3 363 (11.04%) JIRA
4 297 (9.04%) Selenium
5 291 (8.85%) TeamCity
6 241 (7.33%) Maven
7 225 (6.85%) Subversion
8 208 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 207 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 190 (5.78%) Cucumber
11 178 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 137 (4.17%) SpecFlow
13 134 (4.08%) Gradle
14 118 (3.59%) Visual Studio
15 111 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
16 107 (3.26%) NUnit
17 101 (3.07%) JUnit
18 99 (3.01%) Vagrant
19 98 (2.98%) GoCD
20 83 (2.53%) GitLab
General
1 714 (21.72%) Finance
2 201 (6.11%) Retail
3 131 (3.99%) Games
4 120 (3.65%) Banking
5 81 (2.46%) Marketing
6 79 (2.40%) Electronics
7 76 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 75 (2.28%) Law
9 59 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 54 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 43 (1.31%) Military
13 37 (1.13%) Front Office
14 25 (0.76%) Advertising
15 18 (0.55%) Back Office
16 17 (0.52%) Automotive
17 14 (0.43%) Legal
18 11 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,338 (40.71%) Developer
2 508 (15.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 447 (13.60%) Java Developer
4 439 (13.36%) Software Engineer
5 380 (11.56%) .NET Developer
6 369 (11.23%) Senior Developer
7 320 (9.74%) C# Developer
8 248 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 248 (7.54%) Software Developer
9 184 (5.60%) Java Engineer
10 159 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
11 139 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 136 (4.14%) C# Software Engineer
13 132 (4.02%) .NET Software Developer
14 130 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
15 127 (3.86%) Lead Developer
16 125 (3.80%) Consultant
17 124 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
18 121 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
19 117 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 815 (24.79%) .NET
2 549 (16.70%) HTML
3 521 (15.85%) Web Services
4 509 (15.49%) AngularJS
5 482 (14.66%) CSS
6 480 (14.60%) REST
7 390 (11.86%) Spring
8 337 (10.25%) RESTful
9 333 (10.13%) React
10 323 (9.83%) Node.js
11 306 (9.31%) ASP.NET
12 241 (7.33%) HTML5
13 206 (6.27%) JSON
14 205 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 161 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 159 (4.84%) XML
17 145 (4.41%) .NET Framework
18 144 (4.38%) Spring Boot
19 143 (4.35%) Kafka
20 139 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 246 (7.48%) User Experience
2 207 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 203 (6.18%) Public Cloud
4 198 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
6 188 (5.72%) Fintech
7 158 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
8 148 (4.50%) Mobile App
9 132 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
10 76 (2.31%) Data Centre
11 62 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 61 (1.86%) Cloud Native
13 54 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
14 53 (1.61%) Social Media
15 51 (1.55%) Blog
16 43 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
16 43 (1.31%) Private Cloud
17 35 (1.06%) Driving Licence
18 33 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
19 31 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 759 (23.09%) Linux
2 401 (12.20%) Windows
3 257 (7.82%) Unix
4 113 (3.44%) Android
5 96 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 66 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 43 (1.31%) CentOS
9 37 (1.13%) CoreOS
10 18 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.43%) Mesosphere
12 10 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.18%) Solaris
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.12%) Debian
15 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
16 3 (0.091%) DC/OS
17 2 (0.061%) AIX
17 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,333 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,546 (47.03%) Continuous Integration
3 1,432 (43.57%) DevOps
4 1,294 (39.37%) TDD
5 942 (28.66%) Software Engineering
6 887 (26.99%) Test Automation
7 836 (25.43%) Microservices
8 801 (24.37%) BDD
9 721 (21.93%) Scrum
10 436 (13.26%) Open Source
11 423 (12.87%) MVC
12 399 (12.14%) Mentoring
13 385 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
14 366 (11.13%) OO
15 340 (10.34%) SDLC
16 327 (9.95%) Deployment Automation
17 321 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 316 (9.61%) Kanban
19 310 (9.43%) Configuration Management
20 308 (9.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,193 (36.29%) Java
2 987 (30.03%) JavaScript
3 936 (28.48%) C#
4 748 (22.76%) Python
5 716 (21.78%) SQL
6 319 (9.70%) Ruby
7 306 (9.31%) Bash Shell
8 273 (8.31%) PowerShell
9 200 (6.08%) Scala
10 184 (5.60%) Java 8
11 146 (4.44%) Go
12 141 (4.29%) C++
13 127 (3.86%) PHP
14 107 (3.26%) T-SQL
15 94 (2.86%) Perl
16 89 (2.71%) TypeScript
17 80 (2.43%) Shell Script
18 78 (2.37%) Groovy
19 65 (1.98%) ES6
20 47 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 283 (8.61%) Degree
2 126 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 71 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.10%) AWS Certification
7 34 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 31 (0.94%) ISEB
9 21 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 18 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.52%) RHCE
11 17 (0.52%) RHCSA
12 14 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.24%) CISSP
14 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.12%) APMP
15 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.091%) GIAC
16 3 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (10.56%) QA
2 29 (0.88%) PMO
3 22 (0.67%) GDPR
4 19 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.21%) SLA
6 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.061%) PSD2
8 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.030%) MiFID
System Software
1 888 (27.02%) Docker
2 87 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 83 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.10%) VirtualBox
6 20 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.61%) vSphere
7 19 (0.58%) KVM
7 19 (0.58%) Xen
8 11 (0.33%) VMware Server
9 10 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.21%) iptables
10 7 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.12%) HDFS
11 4 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.091%) Firmware
12 3 (0.091%) XenApp
13 2 (0.061%) etcd
14 1 (0.030%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 563 (17.13%) Ansible
2 499 (15.18%) Puppet
3 444 (13.51%) Kubernetes
4 386 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
5 329 (10.01%) Terraform
6 86 (2.62%) Consul
7 68 (2.07%) Nagios
8 62 (1.89%) Prometheus
9 60 (1.83%) Graphite
9 60 (1.83%) Rundeck
10 59 (1.79%) Grafana
11 57 (1.73%) Salt
12 56 (1.70%) Packer
13 45 (1.37%) Automic
14 37 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
15 35 (1.06%) Kibana
16 26 (0.79%) ZABBIX
17 21 (0.64%) HAProxy
17 21 (0.64%) Mesos
17 21 (0.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 412 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 320 (9.74%) Google
3 147 (4.47%) Splunk
4 135 (4.11%) Oracle
5 122 (3.71%) VMware
6 82 (2.49%) ServiceNow
7 76 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 73 (2.22%) AppDynamics
9 66 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 63 (1.92%) SAP
11 53 (1.61%) WorldPay
12 52 (1.58%) Xamarin
13 50 (1.52%) Delphix
13 50 (1.52%) RedGate
14 48 (1.46%) New Relic
15 46 (1.40%) IBM
16 27 (0.82%) Apple
17 25 (0.76%) XebiaLabs
18 24 (0.73%) MuleSoft
18 24 (0.73%) StreamBase