Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 482 586
Rank change year-on-year +100 +104 +127
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 1,401 1,023 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 836 731
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -3.36% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 153,965 161,029 179,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.53% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 122,609 128,176 149,466
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% - +0.71%

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 20 August 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 20 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 +104 1,257 £60,000 - 185
London +110 712 £67,500 +3.85% 94
UK excluding London +111 684 £50,000 - 100
South East -2 158 £51,000 -2.86% 22
Midlands +133 140 £47,500 -7.32% 19
West Midlands +123 125 £47,500 - 13
Scotland +77 115 £45,000 - 7
East of England +56 104 £66,250 +10.42% 15
North of England +21 77 £52,500 - 26
South West -23 64 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North West +45 52 £52,500 - 14
Wales -12 21 £46,750 +3.27% 2
East Midlands -4 15 £45,000 -37.93% 6
North East -6 14 £52,500 +28.05% 4
Yorkshire -7 11 £52,500 - 8
Northern Ireland - 5 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 975 (69.59%) Continuous Integration
2 969 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
3 766 (54.68%) DevOps
4 596 (42.54%) Amazon AWS
5 574 (40.97%) Java
6 552 (39.40%) TDD
7 479 (34.19%) C#
8 467 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 422 (30.12%) Software Engineering
10 417 (29.76%) SQL
11 414 (29.55%) .NET
12 405 (28.91%) Python
13 392 (27.98%) Test Automation
14 368 (26.27%) Microsoft Azure
15 362 (25.84%) Docker
16 360 (25.70%) Scrum
17 344 (24.55%) JavaScript
18 330 (23.55%) Finance
19 324 (23.13%) Linux
20 314 (22.41%) Microservices
21 303 (21.63%) BDD
22 295 (21.06%) AngularJS
23 287 (20.49%) Ansible
24 236 (16.85%) Pair Programming
25 235 (16.77%) Web Services
26 233 (16.63%) NoSQL
27 231 (16.49%) React
27 231 (16.49%) MVC
28 227 (16.20%) Terraform
29 224 (15.99%) Puppet

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 76 (5.42%) Confluence
2 73 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (4.43%) MQSeries
4 45 (3.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 36 (2.57%) Apache
6 33 (2.36%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.86%) IIS
8 25 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 21 (1.50%) CMS
10 21 (1.50%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.14%) nginx
11 16 (1.14%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.93%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.79%) JBoss
15 9 (0.64%) WildFly
16 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.21%) InVision
4 3 (0.21%) LibreOffice
5 1 (0.071%) Maya
5 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (3.43%) Eagle PACE
1 48 (3.43%) thinkFolio
2 44 (3.14%) Front Arena
3 25 (1.78%) SAP Hybris
4 24 (1.71%) Bloomberg AIM
5 15 (1.07%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Actimize
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.071%) Magento
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 596 (42.54%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (26.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (8.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 109 (7.78%) Serverless
5 84 (6.00%) Amazon S3
6 73 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (5.14%) GitHub
8 65 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 57 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
10 43 (3.07%) SaaS
11 38 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (2.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 31 (2.21%) IaaS
14 28 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (1.71%) PaaS
16 21 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (1.36%) Office 365
18 15 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (1.00%) Trello
20 12 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.71%) DNS
2 57 (4.07%) Firewall
3 43 (3.07%) Internet
4 33 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.07%) HTTP
6 13 (0.93%) SMS
7 10 (0.71%) DHCP
8 9 (0.64%) Network Security
9 8 (0.57%) LAN
10 7 (0.50%) OSPF
11 6 (0.43%) SNMP
12 5 (0.36%) Broadband
13 4 (0.29%) BGP
13 4 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.29%) IPsec
13 4 (0.29%) Skype
13 4 (0.29%) WAN
13 4 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (16.63%) NoSQL
2 113 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (7.92%) SQL Server
4 108 (7.71%) Relational Database
5 93 (6.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 82 (5.85%) Big Data
7 73 (5.21%) MongoDB
8 62 (4.43%) Bigtable
9 47 (3.35%) MySQL
10 46 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.86%) Redis
12 36 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (1.93%) Neo4j
14 14 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 12 (0.86%) MariaDB
15 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 467 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 214 (15.27%) Git (software)
3 199 (14.20%) TeamCity
4 179 (12.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 169 (12.06%) Maven
6 130 (9.28%) JIRA
7 116 (8.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 90 (6.42%) Selenium
9 89 (6.35%) MSBuild
10 77 (5.50%) Visual Studio
11 70 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 68 (4.85%) Gradle
13 61 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 60 (4.28%) Cucumber
15 54 (3.85%) Ant
16 51 (3.64%) Bitbucket
17 49 (3.50%) Subversion
18 37 (2.64%) NUnit
19 36 (2.57%) Hudson
20 34 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 330 (23.55%) Finance
2 83 (5.92%) Banking
3 57 (4.07%) Games
4 52 (3.71%) Retail
5 50 (3.57%) Front Office
6 29 (2.07%) Advertising
7 26 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.86%) Marketing
8 25 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.36%) Law
10 15 (1.07%) Back Office
11 11 (0.79%) Publishing
12 8 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.43%) Automotive
15 5 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Electronics
17 3 (0.21%) Legal
17 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 639 (45.61%) Developer
2 204 (14.56%) Java Developer
3 195 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 174 (12.42%) .NET Developer
4 174 (12.42%) Software Engineer
5 165 (11.78%) C# Developer
6 144 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 133 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 111 (7.92%) Java Engineer
9 80 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 78 (5.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 69 (4.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 66 (4.71%) Agile Developer
13 63 (4.50%) Lead Developer
13 63 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
14 61 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
15 57 (4.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 56 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
17 55 (3.93%) C# Software Engineer
18 54 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (29.55%) .NET
2 295 (21.06%) AngularJS
3 235 (16.77%) Web Services
4 231 (16.49%) React
5 209 (14.92%) RESTful
6 195 (13.92%) HTML
7 177 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 168 (11.99%) ASP.NET
9 149 (10.64%) CSS
10 129 (9.21%) REST
11 121 (8.64%) Middleware
12 99 (7.07%) JSON
12 99 (7.07%) Node.js
13 98 (7.00%) XML
14 93 (6.64%) HTML5
15 90 (6.42%) Spring
16 86 (6.14%) J2EE
17 75 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (4.93%) WCF
19 66 (4.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.42%) Computer Science
2 119 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
3 118 (8.42%) User Experience
4 96 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (5.07%) Fixed Income
6 70 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 68 (4.85%) Public Cloud
8 66 (4.71%) Virtual Team
9 62 (4.43%) Equities
10 58 (4.14%) Data Centre
11 50 (3.57%) Derivative
12 49 (3.50%) Exotic Derivative
13 48 (3.43%) Mobile App
14 39 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
15 35 (2.50%) Fintech
16 31 (2.21%) Blog
17 29 (2.07%) Robotics
18 24 (1.71%) Cloud Native
18 24 (1.71%) Driving Licence
19 23 (1.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 324 (23.13%) Linux
2 165 (11.78%) Windows
3 76 (5.42%) Unix
4 30 (2.14%) CentOS
4 30 (2.14%) Ubuntu
5 27 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.71%) Android
7 23 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.14%) Fedora
10 13 (0.93%) SUSE
11 12 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.21%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (69.59%) Continuous Integration
2 969 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
3 766 (54.68%) DevOps
4 552 (39.40%) TDD
5 422 (30.12%) Software Engineering
6 392 (27.98%) Test Automation
7 360 (25.70%) Scrum
8 314 (22.41%) Microservices
9 303 (21.63%) BDD
10 236 (16.85%) Pair Programming
11 231 (16.49%) MVC
12 218 (15.56%) OO
13 195 (13.92%) Kanban
14 169 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 166 (11.85%) Open Source
16 146 (10.42%) Configuration Management
17 138 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
18 136 (9.71%) SOLID
19 116 (8.28%) Deployment Automation
20 106 (7.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 574 (40.97%) Java
2 479 (34.19%) C#
3 417 (29.76%) SQL
4 405 (28.91%) Python
5 344 (24.55%) JavaScript
6 198 (14.13%) Ruby
7 154 (10.99%) PowerShell
8 127 (9.06%) Bash Shell
9 96 (6.85%) Java 8
10 82 (5.85%) C++
11 79 (5.64%) Scala
12 68 (4.85%) Perl
13 64 (4.57%) Go
13 64 (4.57%) XPath
14 52 (3.71%) PHP
15 39 (2.78%) T-SQL
16 36 (2.57%) TypeScript
17 35 (2.50%) C
18 30 (2.14%) ES6
19 29 (2.07%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 164 (11.71%) Degree
2 59 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 13 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.86%) ISEB
7 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.29%) CCIE
8 4 (0.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (0.29%) CCIE Security
8 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.21%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.14%) CISA
10 2 (0.14%) CISM
10 2 (0.14%) CRISC
10 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.14%) LPIC
10 2 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (8.07%) QA
2 45 (3.21%) GCP
3 18 (1.28%) SLA
4 7 (0.50%) GDPR
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) COSO
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 362 (25.84%) Docker
2 60 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 59 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.57%) vSphere
5 28 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 28 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.57%) XenServer
8 6 (0.43%) LXC
9 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.21%) HDFS
10 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.14%) Ceph
10 2 (0.14%) Varnish
11 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.071%) Xen
Systems Management
1 287 (20.49%) Ansible
2 227 (16.20%) Terraform
3 224 (15.99%) Puppet
4 215 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (10.21%) Kubernetes
6 28 (2.00%) vCenter Server
6 28 (2.00%) vRealize
7 27 (1.93%) Nagios
7 27 (1.93%) Salt
8 24 (1.71%) Prometheus
9 22 (1.57%) Packer
10 17 (1.21%) Kibana
11 16 (1.14%) Mesos
12 14 (1.00%) Graphite
13 10 (0.71%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.71%) Icinga
14 9 (0.64%) Grafana
15 8 (0.57%) HP ALM
16 7 (0.50%) Rundeck
16 7 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 205 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 105 (7.49%) Google
3 81 (5.78%) VMware
4 69 (4.93%) Oracle
5 52 (3.71%) Splunk
6 49 (3.50%) Charles River
7 48 (3.43%) Calypso
7 48 (3.43%) Xamarin
8 46 (3.28%) Adobe
9 44 (3.14%) SimCorp
10 42 (3.00%) FXall
11 40 (2.86%) Atlassian
12 38 (2.71%) Red Hat
13 37 (2.64%) AppDynamics
14 36 (2.57%) Citrix
15 34 (2.43%) Cisco
16 29 (2.07%) BMC
16 29 (2.07%) F5
16 29 (2.07%) SAP
17 28 (2.00%) Fortinet