Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 494 655
Rank change year-on-year +4 +161 +114
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 988 947 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 799 758 597
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,625 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%

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 158,271 157,206 186,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.53% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128,517 129,505 154,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the UK

Continuous Deployment
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment.

Salary trend for Continuous Deployment in the UK

Continuous Deployment
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Deployment in the UK

Continuous Deployment
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 Deployment within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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 +3 923 £60,000 - 175
London +19 532 £65,000 - 100
UK excluding London +33 439 £50,000 - 94
South East -4 145 £50,000 -4.76% 21
East of England -23 87 £52,500 -8.70% 13
North of England +40 76 £52,500 +16.67% 11
South West +18 50 £52,500 +40.00% 9
North West +31 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland -14 35 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Midlands +13 31 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Yorkshire +27 29 £52,500 +16.67% 1
East Midlands +16 20 £40,000 - 8
West Midlands +18 11 £36,500 -35.11% 13
Wales +7 10 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Northern Ireland - 6 £41,250 -
North East -15 3 £60,000 +52.87% 4

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 617 (62.45%) Continuous Integration
2 589 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (49.39%) DevOps
4 399 (40.38%) Amazon AWS
5 386 (39.07%) Java
6 350 (35.43%) TDD
7 345 (34.92%) Test Automation
8 292 (29.55%) Jenkins
8 292 (29.55%) .NET
9 285 (28.85%) Python
10 283 (28.64%) Docker
11 269 (27.23%) JavaScript
12 266 (26.92%) C#
13 257 (26.01%) Git (software)
14 255 (25.81%) SQL
15 251 (25.40%) Linux
16 226 (22.87%) Scrum
17 223 (22.57%) Puppet
17 223 (22.57%) Opscode Chef
18 210 (21.26%) BDD
19 207 (20.95%) Software Engineering
20 196 (19.84%) Web Services
21 193 (19.53%) Ruby
22 191 (19.33%) Ansible
23 186 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
24 181 (18.32%) Configuration Management
25 166 (16.80%) Finance
26 165 (16.70%) Microservices
27 158 (15.99%) HTML
28 156 (15.79%) AngularJS

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 64 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 40 (4.05%) Apache Spark
4 38 (3.85%) Apache
5 30 (3.04%) IIS
6 28 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (2.43%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.13%) Confluence
8 21 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (1.52%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.52%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.42%) nginx
11 14 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.21%) CMS
13 11 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.71%) Mule
15 6 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.51%) JBoss
16 5 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Magento
2 6 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.20%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 399 (40.38%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (6.98%) GitHub
4 59 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (5.57%) Amazon S3
6 49 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 47 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (4.25%) Serverless
9 38 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (2.73%) IaaS
10 27 (2.73%) OpenShift
11 25 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 25 (2.53%) SaaS
12 24 (2.43%) Office 365
13 23 (2.33%) PaaS
14 21 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (1.82%) npm
15 18 (1.82%) Route 53
16 15 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.48%) Firewall
2 40 (4.05%) HTTP
3 35 (3.54%) Internet
4 26 (2.63%) DNS
5 21 (2.13%) SNMP
6 19 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.82%) VoIP
8 17 (1.72%) OSPF
9 16 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (1.42%) LAN
11 13 (1.32%) DHCP
11 13 (1.32%) WAN
12 12 (1.21%) VPN
13 11 (1.11%) Broadband
13 11 (1.11%) Wireless
14 10 (1.01%) ICMP
14 10 (1.01%) SSL
15 8 (0.81%) FTP
15 8 (0.81%) Network Security
16 7 (0.71%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (11.13%) NoSQL
1 110 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 79 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 77 (7.79%) MySQL
4 70 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 49 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 38 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 32 (3.24%) Big Data
9 30 (3.04%) Redis
10 27 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (1.72%) Neo4j
15 16 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (1.52%) Bigtable
17 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (1.21%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 292 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 257 (26.01%) Git (software)
3 121 (12.25%) Maven
4 113 (11.44%) TeamCity
5 91 (9.21%) Visual Studio
6 84 (8.50%) Selenium
7 82 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (7.69%) JIRA
9 72 (7.29%) Subversion
10 62 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 61 (6.17%) Gradle
12 53 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 49 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
13 49 (4.96%) Vagrant
14 44 (4.45%) Cucumber
15 40 (4.05%) NUnit
16 34 (3.44%) Ant
16 34 (3.44%) Bitbucket
17 33 (3.34%) SpecFlow
18 26 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 166 (16.80%) Finance
2 71 (7.19%) Banking
3 33 (3.34%) Retail
4 32 (3.24%) Games
5 29 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.43%) Retail Banking
7 22 (2.23%) Advertising
7 22 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.92%) Marketing
9 16 (1.62%) Front Office
10 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.01%) Law
12 9 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.61%) Electronics
14 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.30%) Legal
16 2 (0.20%) Back Office
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 396 (40.08%) Developer
2 214 (21.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (10.63%) Senior Developer
4 103 (10.43%) .NET Developer
5 100 (10.12%) C# Developer
6 95 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 85 (8.60%) Java Developer
8 76 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 51 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 51 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 49 (4.96%) Lead Developer
10 49 (4.96%) Software Developer
11 47 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
12 45 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
13 43 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
13 43 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 41 (4.15%) Agile Developer
14 41 (4.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 41 (4.15%) SQL Developer
15 40 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (29.55%) .NET
2 196 (19.84%) Web Services
3 158 (15.99%) HTML
4 156 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 126 (12.75%) REST
6 124 (12.55%) ASP.NET
7 115 (11.64%) CSS
8 103 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 97 (9.82%) RESTful
10 89 (9.01%) Node.js
11 83 (8.40%) Spring
12 80 (8.10%) HTML5
13 79 (8.00%) WCF
14 70 (7.09%) React
15 60 (6.07%) jQuery
16 57 (5.77%) XSLT
17 55 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (5.26%) CSS3
18 52 (5.26%) JSON
19 49 (4.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 108 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.39%) User Experience
4 52 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 50 (5.06%) Data Centre
6 49 (4.96%) Fintech
6 49 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
8 32 (3.24%) Algorithms
9 26 (2.63%) Virtual Team
10 24 (2.43%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.42%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.21%) CMDB
14 11 (1.11%) Blog
15 10 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.01%) Life Science
16 9 (0.91%) Cloud Native
17 7 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 251 (25.40%) Linux
2 112 (11.34%) Windows
3 66 (6.68%) Unix
4 49 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.95%) Windows Server
6 38 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (3.54%) Android
8 18 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.62%) CentOS
9 16 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
12 2 (0.20%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (62.45%) Continuous Integration
2 589 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (49.39%) DevOps
4 350 (35.43%) TDD
5 345 (34.92%) Test Automation
6 226 (22.87%) Scrum
7 210 (21.26%) BDD
8 207 (20.95%) Software Engineering
9 181 (18.32%) Configuration Management
10 165 (16.70%) Microservices
11 148 (14.98%) Open Source
12 147 (14.88%) OO
13 134 (13.56%) MVC
14 119 (12.04%) Pair Programming
15 113 (11.44%) Kanban
16 94 (9.51%) SOLID
17 88 (8.91%) Mentoring
18 86 (8.70%) OOD
19 81 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
20 74 (7.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 386 (39.07%) Java
2 285 (28.85%) Python
3 269 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 266 (26.92%) C#
5 255 (25.81%) SQL
6 193 (19.53%) Ruby
7 103 (10.43%) PowerShell
8 84 (8.50%) Scala
9 80 (8.10%) Bash Shell
10 68 (6.88%) Perl
11 56 (5.67%) PHP
12 33 (3.34%) Go
13 29 (2.94%) VB
14 26 (2.63%) Apple Swift
15 24 (2.43%) F#
16 23 (2.33%) C++
16 23 (2.33%) Groovy
16 23 (2.33%) Shell Script
17 20 (2.02%) Clojure
17 20 (2.02%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 101 (10.22%) Degree
2 54 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.23%) Sun Certification
4 11 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.91%) ISEB
6 8 (0.81%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.51%) MCSD
7 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.40%) MCP
9 3 (0.30%) PhD
10 2 (0.20%) CCIE
10 2 (0.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (0.20%) CCIE Security
10 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (12.35%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) GCP
3 3 (0.30%) COBIT
3 3 (0.30%) EMIR
3 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.30%) MiFID
3 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 283 (28.64%) Docker
2 36 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.44%) vSphere
4 22 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.01%) vCloud
7 10 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.91%) HDFS
8 9 (0.91%) LXC
9 5 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.30%) NFS
11 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.20%) KVM
12 2 (0.20%) Varnish
13 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 223 (22.57%) Opscode Chef
1 223 (22.57%) Puppet
2 191 (19.33%) Ansible
3 116 (11.74%) Terraform
4 104 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 49 (4.96%) Salt
6 48 (4.86%) Packer
7 39 (3.95%) Nagios
8 16 (1.62%) Rundeck
8 16 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (1.42%) HP SiteScope
10 12 (1.21%) PowerBroker
11 11 (1.11%) Mesos
12 9 (0.91%) Kibana
13 8 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.71%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.61%) OpenView
15 6 (0.61%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.61%) Tivoli
16 5 (0.51%) Icinga
Vendors
1 104 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.70%) Oracle
3 64 (6.48%) VMware
4 57 (5.77%) Google
5 34 (3.44%) SaltStack
6 30 (3.04%) Splunk
7 29 (2.94%) Xamarin
8 25 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.33%) Sitecore
10 20 (2.02%) HP
11 19 (1.92%) AppDynamics
11 19 (1.92%) New Relic
11 19 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.82%) Cisco
13 16 (1.62%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.62%) SAP
14 14 (1.42%) BMC
14 14 (1.42%) IBM
14 14 (1.42%) Zend
15 12 (1.21%) Citrix