Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 242 269
Rank change year-on-year +83 +27 +82
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 3,361 2,624 2,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 1.46% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.59% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,456 2,082 2,048
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +84 3,106 £62,500 +4.17% 429
UK excluding London +86 1,687 £52,500 +5.00% 248
London +63 1,628 £70,000 +7.69% 222
North of England +107 453 £45,000 -10.00% 53
South East +23 380 £55,000 -8.33% 54
South West +87 265 £50,750 +1.50% 33
Midlands +41 208 £50,000 +11.11% 35
North West +24 207 £50,000 -7.41% 28
Yorkshire +115 204 £44,000 +3.53% 20
West Midlands +61 183 £50,000 +17.65% 28
East of England +59 168 £52,500 -12.50% 32
Scotland +54 145 £52,500 +16.67% 19
Wales +34 57 £54,500 +17.84% 12
North East +38 42 £57,500 +27.15% 5
East Midlands -24 25 £45,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -10 13 £60,000 +50.00% 10

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 2,300 (68.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,504 (44.75%) Continuous Integration
3 1,416 (42.13%) DevOps
4 1,288 (38.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1,223 (36.39%) Java
6 1,215 (36.15%) TDD
7 991 (29.49%) JavaScript
8 988 (29.40%) Software Engineering
9 968 (28.80%) C#
10 920 (27.37%) Microservices
11 889 (26.45%) Docker
12 882 (26.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 881 (26.21%) Test Automation
14 837 (24.90%) .NET
15 765 (22.76%) Jenkins
16 759 (22.58%) BDD
17 745 (22.17%) Linux
18 741 (22.05%) Python
19 716 (21.30%) SQL
20 704 (20.95%) Scrum
21 673 (20.02%) Finance
22 639 (19.01%) Git (software)
23 600 (17.85%) Ansible
24 582 (17.32%) HTML
25 537 (15.98%) Web Services
26 504 (15.00%) CSS
27 495 (14.73%) Kubernetes
28 491 (14.61%) Puppet
29 481 (14.31%) AngularJS
30 475 (14.13%) MVC

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
1 142 (4.22%) Confluence
2 121 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (2.80%) Apache
4 86 (2.56%) IIS
5 80 (2.38%) Apache Spark
6 76 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 46 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 45 (1.34%) CMS
9 40 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 34 (1.01%) nginx
10 34 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 23 (0.68%) JBoss
12 17 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.42%) Anypoint
15 13 (0.39%) Mule
15 13 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.36%) EPiServer
17 11 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (2.02%) Chatbot
2 17 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.18%) Maya
5 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.12%) Mingle
8 3 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.089%) SPSS
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 46 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.21%) Magento
4 7 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.12%) BASE24
5 4 (0.12%) Postilion
5 4 (0.12%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
6 3 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.089%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.060%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1,288 (38.32%) Amazon AWS
2 882 (26.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 362 (10.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 237 (7.05%) SaaS
5 215 (6.40%) GitHub
6 147 (4.37%) PaaS
7 140 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 133 (3.96%) Serverless
9 125 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 109 (3.24%) OpenShift
11 85 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
12 76 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
13 70 (2.08%) Amazon S3
14 63 (1.87%) IaaS
15 59 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 44 (1.31%) npm
17 32 (0.95%) TestFlight
18 30 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
19 26 (0.77%) CloudBees
20 24 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.98%) HTTP
2 94 (2.80%) Firewall
3 51 (1.52%) Internet
4 44 (1.31%) DNS
5 37 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 33 (0.98%) Network Security
7 25 (0.74%) VLAN
8 24 (0.71%) VPN
9 15 (0.45%) AMQP
10 14 (0.42%) BIG-IP
11 12 (0.36%) Broadband
11 12 (0.36%) WAN
12 11 (0.33%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.30%) LAN
13 10 (0.30%) SSL
14 6 (0.18%) DSL
15 5 (0.15%) DAB
15 5 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
16 4 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 329 (9.79%) NoSQL
3 229 (6.81%) MySQL
4 185 (5.50%) MongoDB
5 166 (4.94%) Big Data
6 157 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 144 (4.28%) Relational Database
8 138 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 94 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 80 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 79 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
12 49 (1.46%) Redis
13 42 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
16 29 (0.86%) Blockchain
17 26 (0.77%) Couchbase
17 26 (0.77%) Neo4j
18 25 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 765 (22.76%) Jenkins
2 639 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 375 (11.16%) JIRA
4 275 (8.18%) Selenium
5 274 (8.15%) TeamCity
6 235 (6.99%) Maven
7 219 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 215 (6.40%) Subversion
9 201 (5.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 174 (5.18%) Cucumber
11 157 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 124 (3.69%) SpecFlow
13 120 (3.57%) Gradle
14 107 (3.18%) Vagrant
15 102 (3.03%) Visual Studio
16 99 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
17 96 (2.86%) GoCD
17 96 (2.86%) NUnit
18 86 (2.56%) GitLab
19 75 (2.23%) JUnit
General
1 673 (20.02%) Finance
2 190 (5.65%) Retail
3 108 (3.21%) Banking
4 104 (3.09%) Games
5 100 (2.98%) Marketing
6 91 (2.71%) Electronics
7 83 (2.47%) Law
7 83 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 63 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.07%) Military
10 33 (0.98%) Front Office
11 28 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 26 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.60%) Advertising
13 20 (0.60%) Back Office
14 15 (0.45%) Legal
15 13 (0.39%) Automotive
16 9 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.21%) Billing
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,317 (39.18%) Developer
2 502 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 449 (13.36%) Java Developer
4 441 (13.12%) Software Engineer
5 346 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 316 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 298 (8.87%) C# Developer
8 213 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 202 (6.01%) Software Developer
10 193 (5.74%) Java Engineer
11 172 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
12 151 (4.49%) Consultant
13 135 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
14 133 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
14 133 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
15 111 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
16 110 (3.27%) Lead Developer
17 108 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
18 107 (3.18%) Test Engineer
19 102 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 837 (24.90%) .NET
2 582 (17.32%) HTML
3 537 (15.98%) Web Services
4 504 (15.00%) CSS
5 481 (14.31%) AngularJS
6 465 (13.84%) REST
7 410 (12.20%) Spring
8 367 (10.92%) ASP.NET
9 333 (9.91%) React
10 306 (9.10%) Node.js
11 284 (8.45%) RESTful
12 267 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 209 (6.22%) HTML5
14 168 (5.00%) JSON
15 159 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 158 (4.70%) Elastic Stack
17 152 (4.52%) XML
18 147 (4.37%) .NET Framework
19 145 (4.31%) Kafka
20 143 (4.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 236 (7.02%) User Experience
2 230 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
3 219 (6.52%) Fintech
4 194 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 187 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 177 (5.27%) Enterprise Software
7 136 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 136 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
8 77 (2.29%) Data Centre
9 70 (2.08%) Cloud Native
10 63 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 51 (1.52%) Blog
12 43 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 35 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 35 (1.04%) Social Media
14 34 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 31 (0.92%) Driving Licence
16 30 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
17 27 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (0.71%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 745 (22.17%) Linux
2 365 (10.86%) Windows
3 239 (7.11%) Unix
4 100 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 95 (2.83%) Android
6 70 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (1.34%) CentOS
8 43 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 40 (1.19%) CoreOS
10 19 (0.57%) Mesosphere
11 17 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.21%) Solaris
14 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.089%) Debian
15 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.060%) AIX
17 1 (0.030%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.030%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,300 (68.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,504 (44.75%) Continuous Integration
3 1,416 (42.13%) DevOps
4 1,215 (36.15%) TDD
5 988 (29.40%) Software Engineering
6 920 (27.37%) Microservices
7 881 (26.21%) Test Automation
8 759 (22.58%) BDD
9 704 (20.95%) Scrum
10 475 (14.13%) MVC
11 439 (13.06%) Open Source
12 429 (12.76%) Mentoring
13 347 (10.32%) SDLC
14 346 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
15 345 (10.26%) OO
16 334 (9.94%) Pair Programming
17 331 (9.85%) Deployment Automation
18 322 (9.58%) Kanban
19 304 (9.04%) Configuration Management
20 294 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,223 (36.39%) Java
2 991 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 968 (28.80%) C#
4 741 (22.05%) Python
5 716 (21.30%) SQL
6 302 (8.99%) Ruby
7 293 (8.72%) Bash Shell
8 274 (8.15%) PowerShell
9 167 (4.97%) Java 8
10 158 (4.70%) Scala
11 150 (4.46%) Go
12 116 (3.45%) PHP
13 113 (3.36%) C++
14 104 (3.09%) T-SQL
15 89 (2.65%) Perl
16 77 (2.29%) Shell Script
16 77 (2.29%) TypeScript
17 72 (2.14%) ES6
18 67 (1.99%) Groovy
19 53 (1.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 282 (8.39%) Degree
2 117 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 42 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 32 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 31 (0.92%) RHCE
7 31 (0.92%) RHCSA
8 30 (0.89%) ISEB
9 25 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.36%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.30%) CISSP
13 10 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.15%) APMP
15 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.12%) GIAC
16 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (8.36%) QA
2 33 (0.98%) GDPR
2 33 (0.98%) PMO
3 11 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.33%) PSD2
4 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.089%) SLA
6 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.030%) MiFID
System Software
1 889 (26.45%) Docker
2 89 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.71%) VirtualBox
6 23 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.65%) vSphere
8 15 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.30%) iptables
10 10 (0.30%) VMware Server
11 9 (0.27%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.21%) HDFS
13 4 (0.12%) KVM
13 4 (0.12%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.12%) Xen
14 3 (0.089%) Firmware
14 3 (0.089%) XenApp
15 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 600 (17.85%) Ansible
2 495 (14.73%) Kubernetes
3 491 (14.61%) Puppet
4 369 (10.98%) Terraform
5 366 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
6 105 (3.12%) Consul
7 89 (2.65%) Prometheus
8 84 (2.50%) Nagios
9 70 (2.08%) Grafana
10 69 (2.05%) Graphite
11 61 (1.81%) Packer
12 59 (1.76%) Rundeck
13 55 (1.64%) Salt
14 47 (1.40%) Automic
15 46 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
16 33 (0.98%) ZABBIX
17 32 (0.95%) Mesos
18 31 (0.92%) Kibana
19 25 (0.74%) HAProxy
20 21 (0.62%) logstash
Vendors
1 443 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 299 (8.90%) Google
3 161 (4.79%) Splunk
4 140 (4.17%) Oracle
5 90 (2.68%) VMware
6 80 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 75 (2.23%) WorldPay
8 74 (2.20%) SAP
9 72 (2.14%) AppDynamics
9 72 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 62 (1.84%) Atlassian
11 52 (1.55%) Delphix
11 52 (1.55%) RedGate
12 49 (1.46%) Xamarin
13 39 (1.16%) IBM
14 30 (0.89%) New Relic
15 26 (0.77%) XebiaLabs
16 25 (0.74%) Sitecore
17 24 (0.71%) Apple
18 23 (0.68%) TIBCO