Period
to 18 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Continuous Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 366 396 422
Rank change year-on-year +30 +26 +109
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 469 933 1,089
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.81% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 478 798 957
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,925 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £93,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% +17.00% -

Continuous Deployment 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 57,835 115,507 139,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.31% 92.11% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,689 92,510 111,615
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,591 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.31% -

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Continuous Deployment as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the UK

Continuous Deployment
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Deployment.

Salary trend for Continuous Deployment in the UK

Continuous Deployment
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Deployment in the UK

Continuous Deployment
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 Deployment within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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 +39 446 £62,500 -3.85% 113
UK excluding London +96 267 £57,500 -1.71% 63
London +7 194 £70,000 -6.67% 54
North of England +41 84 £58,500 +1.74% 19
Work from Home -6 83 £62,500 -13.79% 17
South West +78 63 £50,000 -16.67% 12
South East +114 59 £60,000 +6.67% 20
North West +51 42 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Midlands +100 29 £57,500 - 1
North East +37 27 £47,500 -11.63% 4
West Midlands +74 25 £57,500 - 1
East of England +85 15 £72,500 +11.54% 5
Yorkshire +30 15 £60,000 -3.77% 5
Scotland +1 9 £60,000 -20.00% 4
Wales +45 5 £52,500 -11.46%
East Midlands +57 4 £53,750 +7.50%
Northern Ireland - 4 £30,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment 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 Deployment.

1 327 (69.72%) DevOps
2 308 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 216 (46.06%) AWS
5 200 (42.64%) Azure
6 146 (31.13%) Kubernetes
7 139 (29.64%) Docker
8 134 (28.57%) Java
9 130 (27.72%) Ansible
10 128 (27.29%) Terraform
11 121 (25.80%) JavaScript
12 110 (23.45%) Python
13 103 (21.96%) TDD
14 100 (21.32%) Microservices
15 90 (19.19%) SQL
16 87 (18.55%) Git (software)
17 86 (18.34%) Puppet
18 85 (18.12%) Jenkins
19 84 (17.91%) Linux
20 82 (17.48%) Test Automation
21 80 (17.06%) Scrum
22 75 (15.99%) Infrastructure as Code
23 71 (15.14%) Mentoring
24 69 (14.71%) Configuration Management
25 68 (14.50%) Finance
26 67 (14.29%) HTML
27 65 (13.86%) Software Engineering
28 60 (12.79%) GCP
29 58 (12.37%) CSS
29 58 (12.37%) Node.js

Continuous Deployment
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 17 (3.62%) OpenStack
2 15 (3.20%) Confluence
3 9 (1.92%) Apache
3 9 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.49%) WordPress
5 5 (1.07%) IIS
6 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.85%) CMS
7 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.64%) nginx
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.43%) FileNet
8 2 (0.43%) JBoss
8 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.43%) WildFly
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) CICS
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 216 (46.06%) AWS
2 200 (42.64%) Azure
3 60 (12.79%) GCP
4 39 (8.32%) PaaS
5 37 (7.89%) Serverless
6 36 (7.68%) SaaS
7 19 (4.05%) OpenShift
8 18 (3.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (3.62%) Azure Data Factory
10 16 (3.41%) Amazon S3
10 16 (3.41%) IaaS
11 15 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (2.99%) Power Platform
13 13 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (2.77%) GitHub
14 8 (1.71%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (1.71%) Amazon EKS
14 8 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.84%) HTTP
2 10 (2.13%) Network Security
3 7 (1.49%) Firewall
3 7 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.28%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.85%) DNS
6 4 (0.85%) SSL
6 4 (0.85%) VPN
7 3 (0.64%) IPv4
7 3 (0.64%) OSPF
7 3 (0.64%) VLAN
8 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.43%) Multicast
8 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.21%) DSL
9 1 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.10%) SQL Server
4 36 (7.68%) MySQL
5 32 (6.82%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (2.99%) Power BI
8 14 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (2.56%) Big Data
11 11 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.35%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.49%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.28%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 87 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 85 (18.12%) Jenkins
3 49 (10.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 46 (9.81%) JIRA
5 35 (7.46%) GitLab
6 27 (5.76%) Selenium
7 23 (4.90%) Cucumber
8 22 (4.69%) TeamCity
9 18 (3.84%) Flyway
10 15 (3.20%) Maven
11 14 (2.99%) Subversion
12 13 (2.77%) Appium
12 13 (2.77%) Bitbucket
13 12 (2.56%) Gradle
14 11 (2.35%) JUnit
14 11 (2.35%) WebDriver
14 11 (2.35%) webpack
15 9 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (1.71%) Storybook
17 7 (1.49%) Mockito
General
1 68 (14.50%) Finance
2 22 (4.69%) Public Sector
3 18 (3.84%) Law
4 16 (3.41%) Banking
5 15 (3.20%) Retail
6 14 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.71%) Games
9 7 (1.49%) Electronics
10 6 (1.28%) Legal
11 3 (0.64%) Advertising
11 3 (0.64%) Marketing
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (29.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 135 (28.78%) Developer
3 39 (8.32%) Senior DevOps
3 39 (8.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 37 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 34 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
6 32 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 30 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 27 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 26 (5.54%) React Developer
10 25 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
10 25 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 24 (5.12%) Platform Engineer
12 21 (4.48%) .NET Developer
12 21 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
13 20 (4.26%) Architect
13 20 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.05%) Site Engineer
14 19 (4.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.29%) HTML
2 58 (12.37%) CSS
2 58 (12.37%) Node.js
3 55 (11.73%) React
3 55 (11.73%) Web Services
4 50 (10.66%) RESTful
5 45 (9.59%) .NET
6 37 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 34 (7.25%) Redux
8 33 (7.04%) Spring
9 29 (6.18%) Spring Boot
10 25 (5.33%) Kafka
10 25 (5.33%) REST
11 24 (5.12%) .NET Core
12 23 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (4.69%) Next.js
14 21 (4.48%) Express
15 18 (3.84%) HTML5
16 17 (3.62%) Elastic Stack
17 16 (3.41%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.81%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (5.12%) N-Tier
3 23 (4.90%) User Experience
4 18 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.99%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.92%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.71%) W3C
11 6 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.28%) NHS
12 5 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.85%) Wiki
14 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.64%) Online Games
14 3 (0.64%) Replication
15 2 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (17.91%) Linux
2 36 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (6.18%) Windows
4 17 (3.62%) Unix
5 12 (2.56%) CentOS
6 11 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.43%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (69.72%) DevOps
2 308 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 103 (21.96%) TDD
5 100 (21.32%) Microservices
6 82 (17.48%) Test Automation
7 80 (17.06%) Scrum
8 75 (15.99%) Infrastructure as Code
9 71 (15.14%) Mentoring
10 69 (14.71%) Configuration Management
11 65 (13.86%) Software Engineering
12 57 (12.15%) BDD
13 52 (11.09%) Fintech
14 51 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (10.66%) Migration
16 45 (9.59%) Task Automation
17 44 (9.38%) User Stories
18 43 (9.17%) SDLC
19 42 (8.96%) Coaching
20 41 (8.74%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 134 (28.57%) Java
2 121 (25.80%) JavaScript
3 110 (23.45%) Python
4 90 (19.19%) SQL
5 51 (10.87%) C#
6 43 (9.17%) TypeScript
7 33 (7.04%) Bash Shell
8 30 (6.40%) PowerShell
9 28 (5.97%) Scala
10 22 (4.69%) Go
11 19 (4.05%) Java 8
12 17 (3.62%) T-SQL
13 15 (3.20%) C++
14 14 (2.99%) PHP
15 13 (2.77%) Ruby
16 9 (1.92%) Kotlin
16 9 (1.92%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.71%) C
18 7 (1.49%) Clojure
19 4 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (9.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.38%) Degree
3 28 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.07%) ISEB
6 5 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) CCIE
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.99%) QA
2 12 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.49%) ISO 22301
3 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 139 (29.64%) Docker
2 7 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.43%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
5 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 146 (31.13%) Kubernetes
2 130 (27.72%) Ansible
3 128 (27.29%) Terraform
4 86 (18.34%) Puppet
5 29 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.71%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.49%) QRadar
8 4 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.85%) Nagios
9 2 (0.43%) Ambari
9 2 (0.43%) Automic
9 2 (0.43%) Consul
9 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.43%) Istio
9 2 (0.43%) Oozie
9 2 (0.43%) Packer
9 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.43%) vRealize
10 1 (0.21%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 35 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.04%) Red Hat
3 24 (5.12%) Splunk
4 22 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (4.48%) Google
6 14 (2.99%) Oracle
7 10 (2.13%) New Relic
8 7 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.49%) Qualys
9 6 (1.28%) IBM
10 5 (1.07%) Pega
10 5 (1.07%) VMware
11 2 (0.43%) Adobe
11 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.43%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.43%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.43%) Talend
12 1 (0.21%) Black Duck
12 1 (0.21%) iManage