Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 478 665
Rank change year-on-year +72 +187 +97
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 1,260 995 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.64% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 813 630
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -3.85% +15.56%

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 156,453 154,494 180,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,648 126,607 150,063
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +52 1,133 £60,000 - 198
London +52 663 £67,500 +3.85% 110
UK excluding London +68 588 £51,000 +2.00% 97
South East -27 138 £51,000 -2.86% 25
East of England +22 114 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Scotland +38 102 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Midlands +82 84 £45,000 -16.28% 23
North of England +37 78 £52,500 +16.67% 17
West Midlands +65 67 £44,898 -0.23% 18
South West -24 54 £52,500 +16.32% 13
North West +19 40 £52,500 +27.27% 12
Yorkshire +21 24 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands -2 17 £51,500 -28.97% 5
North East -11 14 £60,000 +46.34% 3
Wales -15 12 £40,000 -11.64% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 859 (68.17%) Continuous Integration
2 836 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (53.17%) DevOps
4 539 (42.78%) Amazon AWS
5 523 (41.51%) Java
6 495 (39.29%) TDD
7 408 (32.38%) Python
8 378 (30.00%) C#
9 369 (29.29%) SQL
10 363 (28.81%) Test Automation
11 359 (28.49%) .NET
12 353 (28.02%) Jenkins
13 339 (26.90%) Software Engineering
14 323 (25.63%) Docker
15 293 (23.25%) JavaScript
16 292 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 289 (22.94%) Scrum
18 285 (22.62%) Linux
19 277 (21.98%) BDD
20 271 (21.51%) Ansible
21 264 (20.95%) Microservices
22 250 (19.84%) Finance
23 244 (19.37%) AngularJS
24 240 (19.05%) Puppet
25 230 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
26 228 (18.10%) Web Services
27 215 (17.06%) Ruby
28 205 (16.27%) Git (software)
29 200 (15.87%) Pair Programming
29 200 (15.87%) Kanban

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 85 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (4.21%) MQSeries
3 47 (3.73%) Confluence
4 46 (3.65%) Apache Spark
5 37 (2.94%) Apache
6 33 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 31 (2.46%) OpenStack
8 29 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 22 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
13 20 (1.59%) IIS
13 20 (1.59%) WebSphere
14 14 (1.11%) CMS
14 14 (1.11%) nginx
15 12 (0.95%) JBoss
16 11 (0.87%) WildFly
17 7 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
18 6 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 28 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) InVision
5 1 (0.079%) LibreOffice
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (2.86%) Eagle PACE
1 36 (2.86%) Front Arena
1 36 (2.86%) thinkFolio
2 17 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.95%) Bloomberg AIM
4 7 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Magento
9 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.079%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 539 (42.78%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (8.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 92 (7.30%) Amazon S3
5 90 (7.14%) GitHub
6 81 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
7 76 (6.03%) Serverless
8 51 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
9 46 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 45 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 42 (3.33%) SaaS
12 35 (2.78%) IaaS
13 30 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 29 (2.30%) OpenShift
15 23 (1.83%) Office 365
16 21 (1.67%) PaaS
17 20 (1.59%) CloudBees
18 16 (1.27%) Slack
19 15 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.92%) DNS
2 61 (4.84%) Firewall
3 44 (3.49%) Internet
4 35 (2.78%) HTTP
5 31 (2.46%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.51%) LAN
7 17 (1.35%) OSPF
8 16 (1.27%) DHCP
9 15 (1.19%) SNMP
10 13 (1.03%) WAN
11 12 (0.95%) VoIP
11 12 (0.95%) Wireless
12 11 (0.87%) ICMP
12 11 (0.87%) SMS
13 8 (0.63%) Network Security
14 6 (0.48%) BGP
14 6 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (0.48%) IPsec
14 6 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (14.76%) NoSQL
2 107 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
3 104 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 96 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 96 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 73 (5.79%) Big Data
6 59 (4.68%) Hadoop
7 53 (4.21%) Bigtable
8 43 (3.41%) MySQL
8 43 (3.41%) Redis
9 38 (3.02%) MongoDB
10 29 (2.30%) Neo4j
11 28 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 23 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
15 15 (1.19%) Couchbase
15 15 (1.19%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 353 (28.02%) Jenkins
2 205 (16.27%) Git (software)
3 165 (13.10%) TeamCity
4 146 (11.59%) Maven
5 114 (9.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 98 (7.78%) Gradle
7 93 (7.38%) JIRA
8 82 (6.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 71 (5.63%) Selenium
10 69 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 58 (4.60%) Visual Studio
12 51 (4.05%) Subversion
13 47 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
13 47 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
14 45 (3.57%) MSBuild
15 42 (3.33%) NUnit
15 42 (3.33%) Vagrant
16 34 (2.70%) Cucumber
17 33 (2.62%) Ant
18 31 (2.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 250 (19.84%) Finance
2 85 (6.75%) Banking
3 49 (3.89%) Retail
4 41 (3.25%) Games
5 37 (2.94%) Front Office
6 24 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.83%) Law
8 20 (1.59%) Advertising
8 20 (1.59%) Marketing
9 16 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.48%) Legal
12 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Electronics
13 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Back Office
16 1 (0.079%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 550 (43.65%) Developer
2 174 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 165 (13.10%) Software Engineer
4 163 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 130 (10.32%) Senior Developer
6 129 (10.24%) .NET Developer
7 125 (9.92%) C# Developer
8 104 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 89 (7.06%) Java Engineer
10 85 (6.75%) Software Developer
11 78 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 71 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
13 64 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
14 62 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
14 62 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 61 (4.84%) Lead Developer
16 59 (4.68%) Java Software Engineer
17 58 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 57 (4.52%) Agile Developer
19 47 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (28.49%) .NET
2 244 (19.37%) AngularJS
3 228 (18.10%) Web Services
4 180 (14.29%) React
5 178 (14.13%) RESTful
6 152 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 147 (11.67%) HTML
8 139 (11.03%) REST
9 138 (10.95%) ASP.NET
10 119 (9.44%) Middleware
11 111 (8.81%) CSS
12 82 (6.51%) Node.js
13 78 (6.19%) Hibernate
14 75 (5.95%) HTML5
15 74 (5.87%) J2EE
16 71 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 69 (5.48%) XML
18 68 (5.40%) Spring
19 66 (5.24%) WCF
20 65 (5.16%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 168 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 109 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (7.14%) User Experience
4 76 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (5.32%) Data Centre
6 57 (4.52%) Virtual Team
7 54 (4.29%) Mobile App
8 47 (3.73%) Public Cloud
9 45 (3.57%) Fixed Income
9 45 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (2.94%) Derivative
11 36 (2.86%) Equities
11 36 (2.86%) Exotic Derivative
11 36 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
12 34 (2.70%) Algorithms
13 29 (2.30%) Fintech
14 22 (1.75%) Driving Licence
15 19 (1.51%) Blog
16 16 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
16 16 (1.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 285 (22.62%) Linux
2 143 (11.35%) Windows
3 58 (4.60%) Unix
4 35 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.46%) Ubuntu
6 27 (2.14%) CentOS
7 24 (1.90%) Android
8 23 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (1.83%) Windows Server
9 13 (1.03%) Fedora
10 11 (0.87%) SUSE
11 6 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.32%) Solaris
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) VMS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.079%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (68.17%) Continuous Integration
2 836 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (53.17%) DevOps
4 495 (39.29%) TDD
5 363 (28.81%) Test Automation
6 339 (26.90%) Software Engineering
7 289 (22.94%) Scrum
8 277 (21.98%) BDD
9 264 (20.95%) Microservices
10 200 (15.87%) Kanban
10 200 (15.87%) Pair Programming
11 189 (15.00%) OO
12 186 (14.76%) MVC
13 170 (13.49%) Open Source
14 166 (13.17%) Configuration Management
15 140 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
16 130 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
17 117 (9.29%) SOLID
18 109 (8.65%) Deployment Automation
19 105 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 523 (41.51%) Java
2 408 (32.38%) Python
3 378 (30.00%) C#
4 369 (29.29%) SQL
5 293 (23.25%) JavaScript
6 215 (17.06%) Ruby
7 111 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 104 (8.25%) PowerShell
9 103 (8.17%) Scala
10 93 (7.38%) Java 8
11 71 (5.63%) Perl
12 57 (4.52%) C++
13 53 (4.21%) XPath
14 44 (3.49%) Go
14 44 (3.49%) PHP
15 35 (2.78%) T-SQL
16 33 (2.62%) TypeScript
17 29 (2.30%) C
18 27 (2.14%) Shell Script
19 26 (2.06%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 159 (12.62%) Degree
2 70 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.83%) Sun Certification
4 21 (1.67%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.48%) CCIE
7 6 (0.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (0.48%) CCIE Security
7 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.24%) ISEB
8 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.079%) LPIC
9 1 (0.079%) OSCP
9 1 (0.079%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.70%) QA
2 11 (0.87%) GCP
3 10 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.079%) GDPR
5 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 323 (25.63%) Docker
2 53 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.81%) Active Directory
4 42 (3.33%) vSphere
5 30 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (0.95%) HDFS
7 10 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.48%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.32%) LXC
10 4 (0.32%) vCloud
11 2 (0.16%) Ceph
11 2 (0.16%) NFS
11 2 (0.16%) Varnish
12 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.079%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 271 (21.51%) Ansible
2 240 (19.05%) Puppet
3 230 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
4 185 (14.68%) Terraform
5 132 (10.48%) Kubernetes
6 46 (3.65%) Nagios
7 44 (3.49%) Salt
8 36 (2.86%) Packer
9 32 (2.54%) vCenter Server
10 30 (2.38%) vRealize
11 22 (1.75%) Rundeck
12 19 (1.51%) Kibana
13 17 (1.35%) Mesos
14 12 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
16 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
17 8 (0.63%) Graphite
18 6 (0.48%) Icinga
18 6 (0.48%) OpenView
18 6 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 138 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.49%) Google
3 91 (7.22%) Oracle
4 71 (5.63%) Splunk
5 59 (4.68%) VMware
6 44 (3.49%) AppDynamics
7 39 (3.10%) Xamarin
8 38 (3.02%) Cisco
9 37 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 36 (2.86%) BMC
10 36 (2.86%) Calypso
10 36 (2.86%) Charles River
10 36 (2.86%) SimCorp
11 32 (2.54%) F5
11 32 (2.54%) SaltStack
12 30 (2.38%) Citrix
12 30 (2.38%) Fortinet
12 30 (2.38%) FXall
12 30 (2.38%) WorldPay
13 29 (2.30%) SAP