Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 217 185
Rank change year-on-year +39 -32 +24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2,224 1,075 2,802
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.60% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.72% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,070 852 1,899
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,875 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,330 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 106,311 62,475 133,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.77% 92.79% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,457 50,576 106,616
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 +39 2,030 £67,500 +3.85% 318
London +48 1,302 £75,000 +3.09% 140
UK excluding London -16 765 £57,500 +4.55% 195
Work from Home -64 406 £65,000 - 60
South East +40 285 £55,000 -15.38% 38
North of England -18 149 £60,000 +14.83% 62
South West -25 114 £55,000 +15.79% 19
North West -4 95 £65,000 +25.00% 38
East of England -32 85 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Midlands -64 80 £62,500 +25.00% 32
West Midlands -73 55 £62,500 +4.17% 21
Yorkshire -53 53 £52,500 +10.53% 19
Scotland -60 38 £55,000 +2.33% 14
East Midlands -33 23 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Wales -22 9 £21,500 -52.22% 4
Northern Ireland -33 5 £43,500 +8.75% 3
North East -30 1 £30,000 -63.08% 5

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 1,468 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,090 (49.01%) AWS
3 969 (43.57%) Continuous Integration
4 963 (43.30%) DevOps
5 769 (34.58%) TDD
6 752 (33.81%) Microservices
7 729 (32.78%) Java
8 701 (31.52%) Software Engineering
9 696 (31.29%) JavaScript
10 667 (29.99%) Azure
11 619 (27.83%) Docker
12 617 (27.74%) React
13 557 (25.04%) Python
14 528 (23.74%) Kubernetes
15 521 (23.43%) Test Automation
16 479 (21.54%) Jenkins
17 464 (20.86%) Social Skills
18 449 (20.19%) Mentoring
19 448 (20.14%) Scrum
20 429 (19.29%) Git (software)
21 407 (18.30%) GCP
22 406 (18.26%) Terraform
23 398 (17.90%) Finance
24 397 (17.85%) Linux
25 395 (17.76%) Node.js
26 391 (17.58%) SQL
27 389 (17.49%) C#
28 372 (16.73%) BDD
29 362 (16.28%) Full Stack Development
30 352 (15.83%) CSS

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 85 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
2 69 (3.10%) Confluence
3 65 (2.92%) Apache Airflow
4 59 (2.65%) Apache
5 55 (2.47%) Apache Spark
6 43 (1.93%) IIS
7 42 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 36 (1.62%) nginx
9 23 (1.03%) Luigi
10 20 (0.90%) CMS
11 18 (0.81%) Apache Pig
12 15 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (0.63%) SharePoint
13 14 (0.63%) Traefik
14 10 (0.45%) JBoss
15 9 (0.40%) WordPress
16 8 (0.36%) Drupal
16 8 (0.36%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.27%) Jupyter
17 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (1.12%) Sketch
2 21 (0.94%) InVision
3 4 (0.18%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.30%) Magento
2 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.27%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.045%) BASE24
9 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.045%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 1 (0.045%) RMDS
9 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.045%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,090 (49.01%) AWS
2 667 (29.99%) Azure
3 407 (18.30%) GCP
4 329 (14.79%) Serverless
5 222 (9.98%) GitHub
6 179 (8.05%) AWS Lambda
7 142 (6.38%) SaaS
8 121 (5.44%) Amazon S3
9 116 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 80 (3.60%) Amazon ECS
11 65 (2.92%) PaaS
12 63 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 61 (2.74%) Amazon Cognito
13 61 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
14 60 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
15 51 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
16 42 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
16 42 (1.89%) OpenShift
17 40 (1.80%) npm
18 37 (1.66%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 121 (5.44%) HTTP
2 52 (2.34%) Firewall
3 45 (2.02%) Broadband
4 39 (1.75%) Internet
5 23 (1.03%) SSL
6 19 (0.85%) DNS
7 16 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.58%) WebEx
9 12 (0.54%) VPN
10 7 (0.31%) Network Security
11 5 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.22%) VoIP
12 3 (0.13%) DHCP
12 3 (0.13%) FTP
12 3 (0.13%) IPsec
12 3 (0.13%) tcpdump
12 3 (0.13%) VLAN
13 2 (0.090%) SD-WAN
13 2 (0.090%) SMS
13 2 (0.090%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 224 (10.07%) MySQL
3 210 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
4 204 (9.17%) NoSQL
5 178 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 147 (6.61%) Big Data
7 131 (5.89%) MongoDB
8 123 (5.53%) Redis
9 111 (4.99%) Relational Database
10 58 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 49 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
14 45 (2.02%) Hadoop
15 32 (1.44%) Oracle Database
16 26 (1.17%) Data Lake
17 24 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
19 19 (0.85%) Tableau
20 15 (0.67%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 479 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 429 (19.29%) Git (software)
3 226 (10.16%) JIRA
4 153 (6.88%) Selenium
5 122 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 113 (5.08%) GitLab
7 111 (4.99%) TeamCity
8 104 (4.68%) webpack
9 91 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 90 (4.05%) Cypress.io
11 85 (3.82%) Maven
12 72 (3.24%) gulp
13 65 (2.92%) Subversion
14 62 (2.79%) JUnit
15 59 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 58 (2.61%) SpecFlow
17 49 (2.20%) Bitbucket
18 48 (2.16%) Gradle
19 46 (2.07%) Postman
20 44 (1.98%) CircleCI
General
1 464 (20.86%) Social Skills
2 398 (17.90%) Finance
3 157 (7.06%) Retail
4 129 (5.80%) Games
5 124 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 123 (5.53%) Banking
7 97 (4.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 94 (4.23%) Marketing
9 89 (4.00%) Public Sector
10 75 (3.37%) Law
11 55 (2.47%) Back Office
12 47 (2.11%) Electronics
13 37 (1.66%) Telecoms
14 30 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
15 28 (1.26%) Advertising
15 28 (1.26%) Billing
15 28 (1.26%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
17 16 (0.72%) Legal
18 14 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 641 (28.82%) Developer
2 395 (17.76%) Software Engineer
3 242 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 182 (8.18%) Senior Developer
5 176 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 142 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 117 (5.26%) Architect
8 96 (4.32%) React Developer
9 86 (3.87%) Java Engineer
10 81 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
11 66 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 65 (2.92%) .NET Developer
13 64 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 61 (2.74%) Azure Engineer
14 61 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
15 57 (2.56%) Software Developer
16 55 (2.47%) Senior React Developer
17 53 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
18 50 (2.25%) Lead Developer
19 48 (2.16%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (27.74%) React
2 395 (17.76%) Node.js
3 352 (15.83%) CSS
4 349 (15.69%) .NET
5 343 (15.42%) HTML
6 327 (14.70%) REST
7 326 (14.66%) Web Services
8 310 (13.94%) Spring
9 288 (12.95%) AngularJS
10 201 (9.04%) .NET Core
11 192 (8.63%) RESTful
12 177 (7.96%) Kafka
13 159 (7.15%) Spring Boot
14 149 (6.70%) Redux
15 138 (6.21%) HTML5
16 124 (5.58%) GraphQL
17 104 (4.68%) .NET Framework
18 103 (4.63%) Sass
19 97 (4.36%) Hibernate
20 96 (4.32%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 285 (12.81%) User Experience
2 126 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 105 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
4 82 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
5 77 (3.46%) Algorithms
6 71 (3.19%) Cloud Native
7 67 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 63 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
9 40 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.80%) iPhone
10 39 (1.75%) Life Science
10 39 (1.75%) Social Media
11 38 (1.71%) iPad
11 38 (1.71%) Virtual Team
12 33 (1.48%) Blog
13 32 (1.44%) Data Structures
14 28 (1.26%) SWIFT
15 25 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
16 24 (1.08%) Online Banking
17 22 (0.99%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 397 (17.85%) Linux
2 169 (7.60%) Windows
3 107 (4.81%) Android
4 96 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.47%) Unix
6 43 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (1.39%) CentOS
9 29 (1.30%) Mesosphere
10 12 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.27%) watchOS
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.045%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.045%) Solaris
14 1 (0.045%) VMS
14 1 (0.045%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,468 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
2 969 (43.57%) Continuous Integration
3 963 (43.30%) DevOps
4 769 (34.58%) TDD
5 752 (33.81%) Microservices
6 701 (31.52%) Software Engineering
7 521 (23.43%) Test Automation
8 449 (20.19%) Mentoring
9 448 (20.14%) Scrum
10 372 (16.73%) BDD
11 362 (16.28%) Full Stack Development
12 275 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 259 (11.65%) Infrastructure as Code
14 255 (11.47%) SDLC
15 247 (11.11%) E-Commerce
16 246 (11.06%) Coaching
17 230 (10.34%) Analytics
18 219 (9.85%) Front End Development
19 217 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
20 216 (9.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 729 (32.78%) Java
2 696 (31.29%) JavaScript
3 557 (25.04%) Python
4 391 (17.58%) SQL
5 389 (17.49%) C#
6 334 (15.02%) TypeScript
7 132 (5.94%) Go
7 132 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 126 (5.67%) ES6
9 120 (5.40%) Bash Shell
10 116 (5.22%) Ruby
11 113 (5.08%) Java 8
12 100 (4.50%) Kotlin
13 88 (3.96%) PHP
14 87 (3.91%) Scala
15 53 (2.38%) C++
16 43 (1.93%) C
16 43 (1.93%) Java 11
17 42 (1.89%) Groovy
18 32 (1.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 219 (9.85%) Degree
2 138 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.47%) AWS Certification
5 33 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 25 (1.12%) SANS
7 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.54%) RHCE
9 12 (0.54%) RHCSA
10 11 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.31%) CISSP
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.22%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.22%) MBA
12 5 (0.22%) OSCP
13 4 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.18%) OCP
13 4 (0.18%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (12.54%) QA
2 56 (2.52%) Accessibility
3 28 (1.26%) GDPR
4 25 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 24 (1.08%) WCAG
6 17 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.27%) SLA
9 3 (0.13%) PMO
10 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.045%) NIST
System Software
1 619 (27.83%) Docker
2 37 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.49%) ISA Server
6 9 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.27%) vSphere
9 5 (0.22%) Xen
10 4 (0.18%) Firmware
10 4 (0.18%) HDFS
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.045%) NFS
Systems Management
1 528 (23.74%) Kubernetes
2 406 (18.26%) Terraform
3 297 (13.35%) Ansible
4 186 (8.36%) Puppet
5 116 (5.22%) Prometheus
6 113 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
7 94 (4.23%) Grafana
8 43 (1.93%) Graphite
9 41 (1.84%) Consul
10 32 (1.44%) Kibana
11 30 (1.35%) Graylog
12 29 (1.30%) Automic
13 26 (1.17%) Opsgenie
13 26 (1.17%) Rancher
14 23 (1.03%) Istio
14 23 (1.03%) logstash
15 20 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
15 20 (0.90%) Packer
16 17 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
17 15 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 270 (12.14%) Google
2 239 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 109 (4.90%) Oracle
4 53 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 48 (2.16%) VMware
6 43 (1.93%) Splunk
7 39 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 39 (1.75%) Spotify
8 33 (1.48%) SAP
9 26 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.08%) Adobe
10 24 (1.08%) Apple
11 21 (0.94%) Facebook
12 20 (0.90%) MuleSoft
13 17 (0.76%) Dynatrace
14 15 (0.67%) IBM
15 13 (0.58%) Cisco
16 12 (0.54%) Citrix
17 11 (0.49%) AppDynamics
17 11 (0.49%) Capita