Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 227 255
Rank change year-on-year +27 +28 +147
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,985 2,809 2,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.59% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.74% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,266 2,253 2,255
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 153,945 161,370 178,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.55% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,592 128,232 149,403
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +23 2,796 £60,000 +4.35% 450
UK excluding London +46 1,566 £50,000 - 254
London +13 1,391 £68,500 +5.38% 222
North of England +70 440 £47,500 -5.00% 84
South East +18 417 £52,500 -16.00% 51
North West +46 249 £50,000 - 49
East of England +57 216 £52,500 - 31
South West +28 170 £47,500 - 26
Midlands -49 157 £50,000 +25.00% 36
Yorkshire +40 134 £46,000 -3.16% 28
West Midlands -5 121 £52,500 +40.00% 24
Scotland +24 103 £42,500 -19.05% 12
North East +37 58 £47,500 +15.15% 7
East Midlands -37 36 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Wales +26 33 £50,000 - 5
Northern Ireland +22 32 £60,000 +71.43% 9

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2,125 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,394 (46.70%) Continuous Integration
3 1,364 (45.70%) DevOps
4 1,199 (40.17%) TDD
5 1,137 (38.09%) Amazon AWS
6 1,077 (36.08%) Java
7 877 (29.38%) JavaScript
8 844 (28.27%) Docker
9 827 (27.71%) Software Engineering
10 803 (26.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 787 (26.37%) Linux
12 785 (26.30%) C#
13 776 (26.00%) Test Automation
14 760 (25.46%) Microservices
15 728 (24.39%) Python
16 702 (23.52%) .NET
17 689 (23.08%) Jenkins
18 686 (22.98%) Finance
19 675 (22.61%) BDD
20 650 (21.78%) Scrum
21 642 (21.51%) Git (software)
22 631 (21.14%) SQL
23 535 (17.92%) Ansible
24 459 (15.38%) Puppet
25 453 (15.18%) Web Services
26 450 (15.08%) AngularJS
27 434 (14.54%) HTML
28 400 (13.40%) REST
29 396 (13.27%) Windows
30 393 (13.17%) 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
1 157 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 132 (4.42%) Confluence
3 102 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 75 (2.51%) OpenStack
5 72 (2.41%) Apache
6 62 (2.08%) CMS
7 58 (1.94%) IIS
8 49 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 46 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
11 29 (0.97%) JBoss
12 22 (0.74%) nginx
13 14 (0.47%) EPiServer
14 13 (0.44%) Anypoint
14 13 (0.44%) Ethereum
14 13 (0.44%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.37%) Hyperledger
15 11 (0.37%) WordPress
16 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.17%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.13%) Maya
4 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.067%) Mingle
5 2 (0.067%) SPSS
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.034%) HipChat
6 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.034%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 50 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.17%) BASE24
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.17%) Postilion
5 3 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.10%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.10%) Magento
6 2 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.067%) Shopify
7 1 (0.034%) Ripple
7 1 (0.034%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,137 (38.09%) Amazon AWS
2 803 (26.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 297 (9.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 211 (7.07%) GitHub
5 133 (4.46%) SaaS
6 130 (4.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 130 (4.36%) PaaS
7 119 (3.99%) OpenShift
8 107 (3.58%) Serverless
9 103 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
10 100 (3.35%) IaaS
11 94 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
12 74 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 72 (2.41%) Amazon S3
14 65 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
15 39 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 35 (1.17%) NuGet
17 30 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
18 27 (0.90%) Heroku
19 24 (0.80%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.69%) HTTP
2 80 (2.68%) Internet
3 47 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 46 (1.54%) Firewall
5 44 (1.47%) DNS
6 28 (0.94%) Network Security
7 24 (0.80%) VPN
8 20 (0.67%) AMQP
9 14 (0.47%) VLAN
10 13 (0.44%) LAN
10 13 (0.44%) SSL
11 12 (0.40%) Broadband
12 7 (0.23%) WAN
13 6 (0.20%) DAB
13 6 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.20%) SMS
13 6 (0.20%) X.509
14 4 (0.13%) Intranet
14 4 (0.13%) Wireless
14 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 317 (10.62%) NoSQL
3 204 (6.83%) Big Data
4 197 (6.60%) MongoDB
5 164 (5.49%) MySQL
6 161 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 125 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 118 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 82 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 77 (2.58%) Redis
11 57 (1.91%) Blockchain
12 49 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
13 46 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 44 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (0.87%) Neo4j
18 25 (0.84%) Apache Hive
19 22 (0.74%) InfluxDB
20 20 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 689 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 642 (21.51%) Git (software)
3 332 (11.12%) JIRA
4 265 (8.88%) Selenium
5 234 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 220 (7.37%) Maven
7 195 (6.53%) Subversion
8 192 (6.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 188 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 186 (6.23%) Cucumber
11 179 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 119 (3.99%) Gradle
13 112 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
14 111 (3.72%) Visual Studio
15 108 (3.62%) GoCD
15 108 (3.62%) JUnit
16 104 (3.48%) SpecFlow
17 88 (2.95%) Vagrant
18 76 (2.55%) NUnit
19 74 (2.48%) WebDriver
General
1 686 (22.98%) Finance
2 209 (7.00%) Retail
3 144 (4.82%) Games
4 124 (4.15%) Banking
5 93 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 79 (2.65%) Marketing
7 69 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 66 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 61 (2.04%) Electronics
10 57 (1.91%) Law
11 47 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 40 (1.34%) Military
13 32 (1.07%) Front Office
14 28 (0.94%) Advertising
15 24 (0.80%) Automotive
16 19 (0.64%) Legal
17 18 (0.60%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.44%) Back Office
19 6 (0.20%) Online Betting
19 6 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,158 (38.79%) Developer
2 472 (15.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 426 (14.27%) Software Engineer
4 385 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 345 (11.56%) Senior Developer
6 313 (10.49%) .NET Developer
7 257 (8.61%) C# Developer
8 239 (8.01%) Software Developer
9 195 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 183 (6.13%) Java Engineer
11 147 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 133 (4.46%) Java Software Engineer
13 121 (4.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 121 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
14 116 (3.89%) C# Software Engineer
15 115 (3.85%) Architect
15 115 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
16 114 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
16 114 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
17 111 (3.72%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 702 (23.52%) .NET
2 453 (15.18%) Web Services
3 450 (15.08%) AngularJS
4 434 (14.54%) HTML
5 400 (13.40%) REST
6 389 (13.03%) RESTful
7 381 (12.76%) CSS
8 334 (11.19%) Node.js
9 333 (11.16%) Spring
10 296 (9.92%) React
11 224 (7.50%) ASP.NET
12 204 (6.83%) HTML5
13 167 (5.59%) JSON
14 138 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 135 (4.52%) Kafka
16 133 (4.46%) XML
17 129 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
18 127 (4.25%) Spring Boot
19 125 (4.19%) .NET Framework
19 125 (4.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 226 (7.57%) User Experience
2 214 (7.17%) Public Cloud
3 194 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 188 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 152 (5.09%) Fintech
6 146 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
7 128 (4.29%) Mobile App
8 126 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
9 104 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
10 64 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
11 61 (2.04%) Cloud Native
12 60 (2.01%) Data Centre
12 60 (2.01%) Private Cloud
13 51 (1.71%) Blog
13 51 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
14 47 (1.57%) Management Information System
15 41 (1.37%) Driving Licence
16 37 (1.24%) Online Games
16 37 (1.24%) Social Media
17 35 (1.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 787 (26.37%) Linux
2 396 (13.27%) Windows
3 261 (8.74%) Unix
4 122 (4.09%) Android
5 90 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 62 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.31%) CoreOS
8 38 (1.27%) Windows Server
9 37 (1.24%) CentOS
10 30 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
14 8 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.20%) Debian
16 5 (0.17%) Mesosphere
17 4 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.13%) VMS
18 3 (0.10%) DC/OS
18 3 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,125 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,394 (46.70%) Continuous Integration
3 1,364 (45.70%) DevOps
4 1,199 (40.17%) TDD
5 827 (27.71%) Software Engineering
6 776 (26.00%) Test Automation
7 760 (25.46%) Microservices
8 675 (22.61%) BDD
9 650 (21.78%) Scrum
10 377 (12.63%) Open Source
11 370 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
12 350 (11.73%) Mentoring
13 325 (10.89%) OO
14 317 (10.62%) SDLC
15 315 (10.55%) MVC
16 313 (10.49%) Configuration Management
17 299 (10.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 297 (9.95%) Kanban
19 274 (9.18%) Deployment Automation
20 259 (8.68%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,077 (36.08%) Java
2 877 (29.38%) JavaScript
3 785 (26.30%) C#
4 728 (24.39%) Python
5 631 (21.14%) SQL
6 320 (10.72%) Ruby
7 319 (10.69%) Bash Shell
8 263 (8.81%) PowerShell
9 240 (8.04%) Scala
10 176 (5.90%) Java 8
11 139 (4.66%) C++
12 125 (4.19%) PHP
13 123 (4.12%) Go
14 102 (3.42%) Shell Script
15 98 (3.28%) Perl
16 93 (3.12%) Groovy
17 84 (2.81%) T-SQL
18 74 (2.48%) TypeScript
19 58 (1.94%) C
20 49 (1.64%) ES6
Qualifications
1 259 (8.68%) Degree
2 119 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 108 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 34 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 32 (1.07%) AWS Certification
8 26 (0.87%) ISEB
9 18 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 16 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.17%) CISSP
14 5 (0.17%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.17%) MCP
14 5 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
16 3 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (11.93%) QA
2 84 (2.81%) GCP
3 42 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.50%) SLA
5 11 (0.37%) GDPR
6 9 (0.30%) PMO
7 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.067%) SEPA
9 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.034%) MiFID
9 1 (0.034%) PSD2
9 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 844 (28.27%) Docker
2 101 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 52 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 43 (1.44%) VirtualBox
6 31 (1.04%) Xen
7 25 (0.84%) KVM
7 25 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.50%) vSphere
9 11 (0.37%) VMware Server
10 10 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.27%) HDFS
12 6 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.17%) etcd
14 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.10%) Firmware
15 3 (0.10%) iptables
16 2 (0.067%) XenApp
17 1 (0.034%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 535 (17.92%) Ansible
2 459 (15.38%) Puppet
3 393 (13.17%) Kubernetes
4 379 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
5 329 (11.02%) Terraform
6 71 (2.38%) Nagios
7 65 (2.18%) Consul
8 59 (1.98%) Rundeck
9 51 (1.71%) Graphite
10 49 (1.64%) Grafana
11 43 (1.44%) Salt
12 40 (1.34%) Prometheus
13 38 (1.27%) Packer
14 34 (1.14%) Automic
15 33 (1.11%) Kibana
16 29 (0.97%) ZABBIX
17 26 (0.87%) logstash
17 26 (0.87%) Marathon
18 23 (0.77%) CloudForms
19 20 (0.67%) Icinga
Vendors
1 290 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 288 (9.65%) Google
3 158 (5.29%) VMware
4 150 (5.03%) Splunk
5 140 (4.69%) Oracle
6 86 (2.88%) Atlassian
6 86 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 79 (2.65%) AppDynamics
8 75 (2.51%) Red Hat
9 67 (2.24%) WorldPay
10 55 (1.84%) New Relic
11 51 (1.71%) Delphix
11 51 (1.71%) RedGate
12 47 (1.57%) SAP
13 46 (1.54%) Xamarin
14 44 (1.47%) IBM
15 24 (0.80%) Capita
15 24 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.80%) TIBCO
15 24 (0.80%) XebiaLabs