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

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 161 245
Rank change year-on-year -22 +84 +30
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,355 3,281 2,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 2.17% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.36% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 2,302 1,949
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 115,522 139,236 158,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.18% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91,482 109,804 128,264
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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 -20 2,212 £65,000 +4.84% 350
UK excluding London -23 1,203 £55,000 +4.76% 205
London -25 1,142 £75,000 +7.14% 168
North of England -13 292 £54,486 +21.08% 56
South East -4 271 £60,000 +9.09% 36
East of England +95 222 £57,500 +9.52% 30
Midlands -2 155 £55,000 +12.82% 24
Yorkshire -12 143 £55,000 +25.71% 17
South West -82 127 £45,000 -14.29% 36
North West +11 126 £52,500 +5.00% 35
West Midlands -20 110 £56,000 +12.00% 16
Scotland -12 98 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East Midlands +33 45 £55,000 +25.71% 8
Wales -25 29 £55,000 - 7
North East 0 23 £62,051 +3.42% 4
Northern Ireland +19 17 £55,000 +10.00% 3

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1,728 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,223 (51.93%) Continuous Integration
3 1,098 (46.62%) DevOps
4 926 (39.32%) Java
5 877 (37.24%) AWS
6 809 (34.35%) TDD
7 672 (28.54%) Scrum
8 657 (27.90%) Test Automation
9 636 (27.01%) Azure
10 635 (26.96%) Docker
11 608 (25.82%) Jenkins
12 586 (24.88%) JavaScript
13 576 (24.46%) Software Engineering
14 574 (24.37%) Microservices
15 569 (24.16%) Python
16 545 (23.14%) C#
17 524 (22.25%) .NET
18 466 (19.79%) Kubernetes
19 461 (19.58%) Finance
20 455 (19.32%) Git (software)
21 437 (18.56%) SQL
22 436 (18.51%) BDD
23 429 (18.22%) Linux
24 378 (16.05%) Ansible
25 352 (14.95%) Terraform
26 338 (14.35%) JIRA
27 321 (13.63%) Spring
28 308 (13.08%) Microsoft
29 301 (12.78%) Node.js
30 295 (12.53%) Web Services

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
1 113 (4.80%) Confluence
2 78 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 53 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (2.04%) IIS
5 39 (1.66%) Apache
6 37 (1.57%) nginx
6 37 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 36 (1.53%) CMS
8 31 (1.32%) Apache Spark
9 26 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 26 (1.10%) WordPress
10 21 (0.89%) Drupal
10 21 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (0.72%) JBoss
12 17 (0.72%) SugarCRM
13 15 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (0.55%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.55%) CICS
15 10 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 51 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.042%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.042%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 877 (37.24%) AWS
2 636 (27.01%) Azure
3 268 (11.38%) GCP
4 162 (6.88%) Serverless
5 117 (4.97%) SaaS
6 95 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 80 (3.40%) PaaS
8 78 (3.31%) GitHub
9 72 (3.06%) OpenShift
10 70 (2.97%) Amazon ECS
11 62 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
12 56 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
13 49 (2.08%) Amazon S3
14 45 (1.91%) IaaS
15 43 (1.83%) Office 365
16 36 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (1.23%) CloudBees
18 28 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
18 28 (1.19%) Datadog
18 28 (1.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.25%) DNS
2 31 (1.32%) HTTP
2 31 (1.32%) SSL
3 30 (1.27%) DHCP
4 27 (1.15%) Firewall
5 26 (1.10%) Internet
5 26 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 24 (1.02%) DMZ
7 14 (0.59%) VPN
8 12 (0.51%) WAN
8 12 (0.51%) Wireless
9 8 (0.34%) AMQP
10 6 (0.25%) DSL
11 5 (0.21%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.17%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.17%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.13%) ATM
13 3 (0.13%) IPsec
13 3 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 123 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 119 (5.05%) MySQL
4 116 (4.93%) Big Data
5 112 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 78 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 67 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 66 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
10 47 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 38 (1.61%) Redis
13 34 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
14 33 (1.40%) QlikView
15 31 (1.32%) Hadoop
16 24 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
19 21 (0.89%) RDBMS
20 19 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 608 (25.82%) Jenkins
2 455 (19.32%) Git (software)
3 338 (14.35%) JIRA
4 254 (10.79%) Selenium
5 224 (9.51%) Cucumber
6 159 (6.75%) TeamCity
7 126 (5.35%) Maven
8 116 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 103 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 90 (3.82%) JMeter
11 85 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 84 (3.57%) Subversion
13 69 (2.93%) SoapUI
14 68 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
15 65 (2.76%) JUnit
16 60 (2.55%) LoadRunner
17 49 (2.08%) CircleCI
17 49 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
17 49 (2.08%) Visual Studio
18 43 (1.83%) Mockito
General
1 461 (19.58%) Finance
2 181 (7.69%) Banking
3 99 (4.20%) Retail
4 73 (3.10%) Marketing
5 64 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 59 (2.51%) Games
6 59 (2.51%) Public Sector
7 51 (2.17%) Legal
8 40 (1.70%) Back Office
9 14 (0.59%) Brand Awareness
10 13 (0.55%) Advertising
11 12 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.47%) Front Office
12 11 (0.47%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.38%) Publishing
14 7 (0.30%) Billing
14 7 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.25%) Electronics
15 6 (0.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 827 (35.12%) Developer
2 305 (12.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 272 (11.55%) Java Developer
4 264 (11.21%) Software Engineer
5 230 (9.77%) Senior Developer
6 145 (6.16%) Software Developer
7 140 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 124 (5.27%) Consultant
9 123 (5.22%) Java Engineer
10 115 (4.88%) Architect
11 110 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 102 (4.33%) Java Software Engineer
13 91 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
14 79 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
15 78 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
16 76 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
16 76 (3.23%) Lead Developer
17 75 (3.18%) Analyst
17 75 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 74 (3.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (22.25%) .NET
2 321 (13.63%) Spring
3 301 (12.78%) Node.js
4 295 (12.53%) Web Services
5 292 (12.40%) React
6 286 (12.14%) AngularJS
7 285 (12.10%) CSS
8 267 (11.34%) HTML
9 213 (9.04%) RESTful
10 209 (8.87%) REST
11 161 (6.84%) Spring Boot
12 154 (6.54%) .NET Framework
13 150 (6.37%) ASP.NET
14 123 (5.22%) Vue.js
15 113 (4.80%) .NET Core
16 111 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 111 (4.71%) Kafka
17 107 (4.54%) jQuery
18 85 (3.61%) Sass
19 82 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 148 (6.28%) User Experience
2 112 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 102 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.18%) Cloud Native
6 74 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
7 69 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 56 (2.38%) iPad
9 51 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 41 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
11 37 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
12 35 (1.49%) Data Centre
13 30 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
14 29 (1.23%) Blog
15 28 (1.19%) PlayStation
16 26 (1.10%) Mainframe
17 24 (1.02%) Data Structures
17 24 (1.02%) e-Learning
18 23 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 429 (18.22%) Linux
2 192 (8.15%) Windows
3 131 (5.56%) Unix
4 46 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.53%) Android
6 31 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 23 (0.98%) Solaris
8 21 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 21 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.64%) CentOS
11 12 (0.51%) Mesosphere
12 11 (0.47%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.25%) AIX
13 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.21%) zOS
15 2 (0.085%) Debian
15 2 (0.085%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.085%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,728 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,223 (51.93%) Continuous Integration
3 1,098 (46.62%) DevOps
4 809 (34.35%) TDD
5 672 (28.54%) Scrum
6 657 (27.90%) Test Automation
7 576 (24.46%) Software Engineering
8 574 (24.37%) Microservices
9 436 (18.51%) BDD
10 266 (11.30%) Mentoring
11 258 (10.96%) Kanban
12 233 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
13 232 (9.85%) E-Commerce
14 231 (9.81%) MVC
15 225 (9.55%) SDLC
16 213 (9.04%) Infrastructure as Code
17 206 (8.75%) OO
18 198 (8.41%) Open Source
19 186 (7.90%) Fintech
20 185 (7.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 926 (39.32%) Java
2 586 (24.88%) JavaScript
3 569 (24.16%) Python
4 545 (23.14%) C#
5 437 (18.56%) SQL
6 198 (8.41%) Ruby
7 133 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 130 (5.52%) TypeScript
9 122 (5.18%) Go
10 119 (5.05%) PowerShell
11 108 (4.59%) Java 8
12 105 (4.46%) Scala
13 97 (4.12%) C++
14 94 (3.99%) PHP
15 76 (3.23%) Kotlin
16 62 (2.63%) C
17 56 (2.38%) T-SQL
18 49 (2.08%) Perl
19 48 (2.04%) ES6
20 40 (1.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (6.88%) Degree
2 81 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 42 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.19%) MCP
7 24 (1.02%) RHCE
8 23 (0.98%) Postgraduate
9 20 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.76%) ISEB
11 12 (0.51%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.47%) PMP
13 10 (0.42%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
16 3 (0.13%) HND
16 3 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (8.87%) QA
2 34 (1.44%) SLA
3 12 (0.51%) GDPR
4 11 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.34%) PSD2
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) TickIT
8 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.085%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.042%) HL7
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.042%) NCSC
9 1 (0.042%) WAI
System Software
1 635 (26.96%) Docker
2 52 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.23%) Firmware
3 29 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.02%) NFS
5 14 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.59%) RACF
6 11 (0.47%) ACF2
7 8 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.30%) OpenSSH
9 6 (0.25%) vSphere
10 5 (0.21%) HDFS
11 4 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.17%) OpenDJ
11 4 (0.17%) OpenIDM
12 3 (0.13%) KVM
12 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 466 (19.79%) Kubernetes
2 378 (16.05%) Ansible
3 352 (14.95%) Terraform
4 274 (11.63%) Puppet
5 216 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (2.46%) Prometheus
7 54 (2.29%) Rancher
8 46 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
9 32 (1.36%) Packer
10 28 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
11 24 (1.02%) Consul
11 24 (1.02%) Grafana
11 24 (1.02%) Mesos
12 19 (0.81%) Istio
13 18 (0.76%) Automic
14 17 (0.72%) ZABBIX
15 16 (0.68%) Salt
16 13 (0.55%) Rundeck
16 13 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
17 12 (0.51%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 308 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 175 (7.43%) Oracle
3 125 (5.31%) Google
4 120 (5.10%) WorldPay
5 99 (4.20%) Splunk
6 62 (2.63%) FIS
7 59 (2.51%) HP
8 56 (2.38%) hybris
9 49 (2.08%) IBM
10 46 (1.95%) SAP
11 43 (1.83%) Tableau
12 42 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 39 (1.66%) VMware
14 37 (1.57%) AppDynamics
15 33 (1.40%) Sitecore
16 31 (1.32%) Atlassian
17 27 (1.15%) Spotify
18 25 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
19 23 (0.98%) Adobe
20 21 (0.89%) PagerDuty