Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Delivery
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 260 360
Rank change year-on-year +31 +100 +132
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Delivery 2683 2474 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.29% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.45% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 2118 1502
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +3.60%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +38 2525 £60,000 - 265
London -28 1368 £65,000 - 151
UK excluding London +116 1262 £50,000 - 126
South East +149 368 £62,625 +25.25% 24
North of England +94 309 £47,500 -5.00% 35
Midlands +126 201 £42,500 -5.56% 26
North West +30 198 £50,000 - 18
East of England +41 140 £55,000 -12.00% 15
West Midlands +111 133 £41,250 -8.33% 16
South West +27 132 £50,000 +23.36% 14
Yorkshire +89 109 £42,500 -10.53% 14
Scotland -29 82 £50,000 - 8
East Midlands +71 65 £42,500 - 9
Northern Ireland - 20 £35,000 - 3
Wales -6 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East +13 2 £43,529 +3.64% 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 2071 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1193 (44.47%) Continuous Integration
3 1149 (42.83%) Java
4 1145 (42.68%) DevOps
5 970 (36.15%) TDD
6 812 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
7 786 (29.30%) Linux
8 764 (28.48%) Scrum
9 752 (28.03%) Test Automation
10 684 (25.49%) Git (software)
11 681 (25.38%) JavaScript
12 672 (25.05%) Python
12 672 (25.05%) Jenkins
13 660 (24.60%) BDD
14 652 (24.30%) C#
15 643 (23.97%) Docker
16 617 (23.00%) .NET
17 582 (21.69%) Finance
18 520 (19.38%) Microservices
19 508 (18.93%) Microsoft Azure
20 505 (18.82%) Puppet
21 504 (18.78%) SQL
22 447 (16.66%) QA
23 444 (16.55%) Software Engineering
24 442 (16.47%) Microsoft
25 436 (16.25%) HTML
25 436 (16.25%) Ansible
26 428 (15.95%) Windows
27 425 (15.84%) SQL Server
28 404 (15.06%) Ruby

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
1 173 (6.45%) Confluence
2 121 (4.51%) Apache Spark
3 109 (4.06%) Apache
3 109 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
4 103 (3.84%) Tomcat
5 101 (3.76%) IIS
6 73 (2.72%) CMS
7 65 (2.42%) OpenStack
8 54 (2.01%) WebSphere
9 49 (1.83%) nginx
10 43 (1.60%) JBoss
11 34 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 30 (1.12%) Jetty
13 29 (1.08%) SharePoint
13 29 (1.08%) WordPress
14 26 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
15 23 (0.86%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.71%) NServiceBus
17 12 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.15%) EngageOne
2 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
3 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
3 3 (0.11%) Solid Edge
4 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.037%) HipChat
5 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.67%) Magento
4 10 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.15%) Exstream
7 4 (0.15%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) RMDS
7 4 (0.15%) Summit
8 2 (0.075%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.075%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.075%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 812 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
2 508 (18.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (7.64%) SaaS
4 157 (5.85%) IaaS
5 155 (5.78%) PaaS
6 134 (4.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 128 (4.77%) GitHub
8 76 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 60 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
10 59 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 55 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
12 50 (1.86%) Serverless
13 46 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
14 44 (1.64%) OpenShift
15 39 (1.45%) npm
16 35 (1.30%) Amazon S3
17 31 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 25 (0.93%) CloudBees
19 25 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 129 (4.81%) HTTP
2 96 (3.58%) Firewall
3 90 (3.35%) DNS
4 74 (2.76%) Internet
5 50 (1.86%) SSL
6 44 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 39 (1.45%) VPN
8 34 (1.27%) WAN
9 29 (1.08%) DHCP
10 28 (1.04%) DMZ
11 27 (1.01%) LDAP
12 24 (0.89%) SAN
13 19 (0.71%) Network Security
14 17 (0.63%) SSH
15 16 (0.60%) NetScaler
16 14 (0.52%) NAS
17 13 (0.48%) Kerberos
17 13 (0.48%) VoIP
18 12 (0.45%) SMTP
19 10 (0.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 305 (11.37%) NoSQL
3 240 (8.95%) Relational Database
4 220 (8.20%) MongoDB
5 212 (7.90%) MySQL
6 160 (5.96%) Big Data
7 129 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 122 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
9 121 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 108 (4.03%) RDBMS
11 56 (2.09%) Redis
12 50 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
15 38 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (1.01%) Oracle Database
17 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (0.78%) DocumentDB
19 20 (0.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 684 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 672 (25.05%) Jenkins
3 341 (12.71%) JIRA
4 328 (12.23%) Selenium
5 248 (9.24%) TeamCity
6 226 (8.42%) Cucumber
7 205 (7.64%) Maven
8 191 (7.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 155 (5.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 152 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 140 (5.22%) WebDriver
12 109 (4.06%) Visual Studio
13 101 (3.76%) NuGet
14 99 (3.69%) Subversion
15 90 (3.35%) MSBuild
16 88 (3.28%) JUnit
17 87 (3.24%) Gradle
18 75 (2.80%) Appium
18 75 (2.80%) GoCD
19 72 (2.68%) GitLab
General
1 582 (21.69%) Finance
2 185 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 154 (5.74%) Retail
4 152 (5.67%) Marketing
5 122 (4.55%) Games
6 116 (4.32%) Electronics
7 115 (4.29%) Manufacturing
8 89 (3.32%) Banking
9 45 (1.68%) Legal
10 41 (1.53%) Publishing
11 36 (1.34%) Online Betting
12 32 (1.19%) Front Office
12 32 (1.19%) Law
13 22 (0.82%) Advertising
14 20 (0.75%) Back Office
15 17 (0.63%) German Language
16 16 (0.60%) Billing
17 12 (0.45%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.37%) Automotive
19 9 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 945 (35.22%) Developer
2 397 (14.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 336 (12.52%) Java Developer
4 244 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 209 (7.79%) .NET Developer
6 186 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 166 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 161 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 150 (5.59%) Architect
10 143 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 121 (4.51%) Tester
12 116 (4.32%) Java Engineer
13 113 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
14 111 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 109 (4.06%) AWS Engineer
16 106 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
17 93 (3.47%) Test Engineer
18 88 (3.28%) Software Developer
19 86 (3.21%) Analyst
20 82 (3.06%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (23.00%) .NET
2 436 (16.25%) HTML
3 403 (15.02%) REST
4 387 (14.42%) Web Services
5 365 (13.60%) AngularJS
6 348 (12.97%) CSS
7 343 (12.78%) Spring
8 282 (10.51%) Node.js
9 246 (9.17%) HTML5
10 244 (9.09%) RESTful
11 231 (8.61%) ASP.NET
12 187 (6.97%) React
13 170 (6.34%) JSON
14 163 (6.08%) XML
15 148 (5.52%) jQuery
16 140 (5.22%) Hibernate
17 136 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 124 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
19 121 (4.51%) CSS3
19 121 (4.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 232 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 163 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 140 (5.22%) User Experience
4 130 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 82 (3.06%) Public Cloud
7 80 (2.98%) Fintech
7 80 (2.98%) iPad
8 62 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (1.49%) Robotics
11 38 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
12 37 (1.38%) Online Games
13 31 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
14 30 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 30 (1.12%) Virtual Team
15 29 (1.08%) EPoS
16 28 (1.04%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.97%) N-Tier
18 22 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 786 (29.30%) Linux
2 428 (15.95%) Windows
3 238 (8.87%) Unix
4 108 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 105 (3.91%) Windows Server
6 90 (3.35%) Android
7 65 (2.42%) CentOS
7 65 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (1.53%) Debian
9 36 (1.34%) CoreOS
10 32 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 24 (0.89%) Solaris
13 23 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.45%) AIX
16 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.075%) Windows 10
19 1 (0.037%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 2071 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1193 (44.47%) Continuous Integration
3 1145 (42.68%) DevOps
4 970 (36.15%) TDD
5 764 (28.48%) Scrum
6 752 (28.03%) Test Automation
7 660 (24.60%) BDD
8 520 (19.38%) Microservices
9 444 (16.55%) Software Engineering
10 363 (13.53%) Kanban
11 317 (11.82%) MVC
12 312 (11.63%) E-Commerce
13 292 (10.88%) Configuration Management
14 289 (10.77%) Open Source
15 263 (9.80%) Mentoring
16 256 (9.54%) OO
17 225 (8.39%) SDLC
18 217 (8.09%) Unit Testing
19 205 (7.64%) Pair Programming
20 197 (7.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1149 (42.83%) Java
2 681 (25.38%) JavaScript
3 672 (25.05%) Python
4 652 (24.30%) C#
5 504 (18.78%) SQL
6 404 (15.06%) Ruby
7 253 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 246 (9.17%) Bash Shell
9 180 (6.71%) Scala
10 171 (6.37%) Perl
11 163 (6.08%) C++
12 147 (5.48%) Go
13 106 (3.95%) Groovy
14 87 (3.24%) PHP
15 84 (3.13%) C
16 79 (2.94%) Shell Script
17 51 (1.90%) VB.NET
18 48 (1.79%) T-SQL
19 46 (1.71%) TypeScript
20 31 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 308 (11.48%) Degree
2 173 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.53%) ISEB
5 36 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 31 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.63%) CISSP
9 15 (0.56%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.52%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.26%) CREST Certified
13 7 (0.26%) MCSE
13 7 (0.26%) OSCE
13 7 (0.26%) OSCP
14 6 (0.22%) CCNA
14 6 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (0.19%) CCIE
15 5 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (16.66%) QA
2 27 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.67%) SLA
4 7 (0.26%) GCP
5 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.11%) PMO
7 2 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.075%) HL7
7 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.075%) MiFID
8 1 (0.037%) GDPR
8 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.037%) PSD2
8 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 643 (23.97%) Docker
2 106 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 99 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (1.49%) vSphere
6 38 (1.42%) Xen
7 30 (1.12%) VirtualBox
8 29 (1.08%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.41%) LXC
10 5 (0.19%) KVM
10 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.11%) iptables
12 3 (0.11%) vCloud
13 2 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.075%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.075%) Varnish
14 1 (0.037%) Firmware
14 1 (0.037%) RHEV
14 1 (0.037%) Squid
Systems Management
1 505 (18.82%) Puppet
2 436 (16.25%) Ansible
3 373 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
4 220 (8.20%) Kubernetes
5 123 (4.58%) Terraform
6 85 (3.17%) Nagios
7 47 (1.75%) Graphite
8 44 (1.64%) Kibana
9 38 (1.42%) Packer
10 37 (1.38%) Grafana
11 31 (1.16%) logstash
12 27 (1.01%) Rundeck
13 23 (0.86%) HAProxy
14 20 (0.75%) Mesos
15 19 (0.71%) rkt
16 18 (0.67%) Salt
17 17 (0.63%) ZABBIX
18 15 (0.56%) StatsD
19 13 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
20 11 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 442 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 178 (6.63%) Oracle
3 174 (6.49%) Google
4 147 (5.48%) Splunk
5 136 (5.07%) VMware
6 126 (4.70%) SAP
7 71 (2.65%) IBM
8 55 (2.05%) hybris
8 55 (2.05%) New Relic
9 52 (1.94%) AppDynamics
10 47 (1.75%) Atlassian
11 41 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 40 (1.49%) Xamarin
13 35 (1.30%) SaltStack
14 33 (1.23%) Cisco
14 33 (1.23%) TIBCO
15 27 (1.01%) HP
16 22 (0.82%) ATG
16 22 (0.82%) StreamBase
17 20 (0.75%) Dynatrace