Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 501 530
Rank change year-on-year +117 +29 +150
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 1,357 966 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.60% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 768 748
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,486 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £83,750 £86,250
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 149,898 160,584 173,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.02% 91.57% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 119,286 126,736 144,177
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +116 1,224 £60,000 +4.35% 238
UK excluding London +123 711 £50,000 - 170
London +95 638 £67,500 +7.57% 85
South East +37 192 £50,165 -4.45% 32
North of England +70 124 £50,165 -4.45% 63
Midlands +98 114 £48,972 +5.88% 18
West Midlands +113 102 £50,000 - 17
Scotland +69 99 £45,000 - 10
South West +14 87 £50,000 +17.65% 28
North West +53 76 £50,165 +0.33% 34
East of England +22 66 £67,500 +17.39% 12
Yorkshire +20 35 £50,165 -4.45% 25
Wales +15 24 £47,019 +25.38% 4
North East +4 13 £42,500 +3.66% 4
East Midlands -15 12 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £41,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 866 (63.82%) Agile Software Development
2 847 (62.42%) Continuous Integration
3 666 (49.08%) DevOps
4 552 (40.68%) TDD
5 519 (38.25%) Amazon AWS
6 516 (38.03%) C#
7 514 (37.88%) Java
8 463 (34.12%) .NET
9 443 (32.65%) Software Engineering
10 432 (31.83%) Jenkins
11 420 (30.95%) SQL
12 356 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 356 (26.23%) Docker
13 351 (25.87%) Test Automation
14 337 (24.83%) Python
15 335 (24.69%) Scrum
16 320 (23.58%) JavaScript
17 305 (22.48%) Linux
18 301 (22.18%) Microservices
19 296 (21.81%) Finance
20 270 (19.90%) BDD
21 267 (19.68%) Ansible
22 245 (18.05%) AngularJS
23 242 (17.83%) Microsoft
24 240 (17.69%) Git (software)
25 217 (15.99%) NoSQL
26 215 (15.84%) MVC
27 214 (15.77%) Terraform
28 212 (15.62%) OO
29 205 (15.11%) Web Services

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 65 (4.79%) Confluence
2 61 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (4.05%) MQSeries
4 48 (3.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 33 (2.43%) Apache
6 32 (2.36%) Apache Spark
7 29 (2.14%) IIS
8 23 (1.69%) CMS
9 19 (1.40%) nginx
10 17 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (1.03%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.96%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.22%) Mattermost
16 3 (0.22%) XWiki
Applications
1 32 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) LibreOffice
6 1 (0.074%) Maya
Business Applications
1 22 (1.62%) Eagle PACE
1 22 (1.62%) thinkFolio
2 19 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (1.33%) Bloomberg AIM
3 18 (1.33%) Front Arena
4 12 (0.88%) Actimize
4 12 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.81%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.074%) Magento
9 1 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 519 (38.25%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (8.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (7.52%) Serverless
5 67 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 62 (4.57%) GitHub
7 49 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (3.61%) Amazon S3
7 49 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (3.17%) PaaS
9 43 (3.17%) SaaS
10 33 (2.43%) IaaS
10 33 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
12 18 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 15 (1.11%) npm
15 13 (0.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.24%) DNS
2 42 (3.10%) Internet
3 37 (2.73%) Firewall
4 35 (2.58%) HTTP
5 21 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.59%) Broadband
6 8 (0.59%) Network Security
7 6 (0.44%) DHCP
7 6 (0.44%) LAN
7 6 (0.44%) SNMP
7 6 (0.44%) VPN
8 5 (0.37%) SMS
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.29%) DMVPN
9 4 (0.29%) IPsec
9 4 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (15.99%) NoSQL
2 134 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 103 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 99 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
5 94 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 85 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 65 (4.79%) Big Data
8 55 (4.05%) Bigtable
9 45 (3.32%) MySQL
10 41 (3.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 31 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (1.99%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.55%) Neo4j
15 19 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
15 19 (1.40%) Redis
16 16 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 432 (31.83%) Jenkins
2 240 (17.69%) Git (software)
3 202 (14.89%) TeamCity
4 184 (13.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 160 (11.79%) Maven
6 135 (9.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 120 (8.84%) JIRA
8 99 (7.30%) Visual Studio
9 89 (6.56%) MSBuild
10 82 (6.04%) Selenium
11 80 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 62 (4.57%) Cucumber
13 57 (4.20%) Ant
14 52 (3.83%) Gradle
15 49 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
16 48 (3.54%) Bitbucket
17 38 (2.80%) Subversion
18 30 (2.21%) Hudson
18 30 (2.21%) Travis CI
19 28 (2.06%) SoapUI
General
1 296 (21.81%) Finance
2 86 (6.34%) Banking
3 69 (5.08%) Games
4 46 (3.39%) Retail
5 28 (2.06%) Front Office
6 27 (1.99%) Marketing
7 22 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.55%) Advertising
8 21 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.25%) Publishing
10 15 (1.11%) Back Office
11 13 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.66%) Law
12 9 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.66%) Private Banking
12 9 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.22%) Electronics
13 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 631 (46.50%) Developer
2 205 (15.11%) .NET Developer
3 190 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 187 (13.78%) C# Developer
5 153 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 152 (11.20%) Senior Developer
7 148 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 142 (10.46%) Software Engineer
9 92 (6.78%) Java Engineer
10 71 (5.23%) Agile Developer
11 65 (4.79%) Lead Developer
12 61 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 61 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 59 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
14 56 (4.13%) Agile C# Developer
15 54 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
16 53 (3.91%) Software Developer
17 52 (3.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 52 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 52 (3.83%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (34.12%) .NET
2 245 (18.05%) AngularJS
3 205 (15.11%) React
3 205 (15.11%) Web Services
4 197 (14.52%) HTML
5 193 (14.22%) ASP.NET
6 171 (12.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 165 (12.16%) RESTful
8 152 (11.20%) CSS
9 124 (9.14%) Node.js
10 111 (8.18%) REST
11 101 (7.44%) XML
12 97 (7.15%) JSON
13 84 (6.19%) Spring
14 80 (5.90%) HTML5
15 77 (5.67%) Middleware
15 77 (5.67%) WCF
16 75 (5.53%) .NET Framework
17 73 (5.38%) .NET Core
18 71 (5.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 110 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (7.59%) User Experience
5 63 (4.64%) Public Cloud
6 60 (4.42%) Virtual Team
7 45 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (3.24%) Fixed Income
9 42 (3.10%) Fintech
10 41 (3.02%) Equities
11 37 (2.73%) Mobile App
12 31 (2.28%) Data Centre
13 28 (2.06%) Blog
13 28 (2.06%) Derivative
13 28 (2.06%) Exotic Derivative
14 26 (1.92%) Cloud Native
15 25 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (1.62%) Robotics
17 20 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
17 20 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 305 (22.48%) Linux
2 141 (10.39%) Windows
3 65 (4.79%) Unix
4 25 (1.84%) Android
4 25 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.77%) CentOS
5 24 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.81%) Mesosphere
9 11 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.74%) Fedora
10 10 (0.74%) SUSE
11 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.074%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (63.82%) Agile Software Development
2 847 (62.42%) Continuous Integration
3 666 (49.08%) DevOps
4 552 (40.68%) TDD
5 443 (32.65%) Software Engineering
6 351 (25.87%) Test Automation
7 335 (24.69%) Scrum
8 301 (22.18%) Microservices
9 270 (19.90%) BDD
10 215 (15.84%) MVC
11 212 (15.62%) OO
12 205 (15.11%) Pair Programming
13 180 (13.26%) SDLC
14 172 (12.68%) Open Source
15 158 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
16 146 (10.76%) SOLID
17 143 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 130 (9.58%) Kanban
19 123 (9.06%) Configuration Management
20 122 (8.99%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 516 (38.03%) C#
2 514 (37.88%) Java
3 420 (30.95%) SQL
4 337 (24.83%) Python
5 320 (23.58%) JavaScript
6 182 (13.41%) Ruby
7 169 (12.45%) PowerShell
8 105 (7.74%) C++
9 90 (6.63%) Bash Shell
10 70 (5.16%) Go
11 66 (4.86%) Java 8
12 58 (4.27%) XPath
13 53 (3.91%) Scala
14 50 (3.68%) PHP
15 41 (3.02%) Perl
16 34 (2.51%) Shell Script
17 32 (2.36%) ES6
18 27 (1.99%) C
19 25 (1.84%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (8.18%) Degree
2 28 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.77%) ISTQB
4 23 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (0.88%) ISEB
7 8 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.44%) OCP
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.29%) CCIE
9 4 (0.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (0.29%) CCIE Security
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.29%) LPIC
9 4 (0.29%) OSCP
9 4 (0.29%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CRISC
11 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (9.29%) QA
2 24 (1.77%) SLA
3 9 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.15%) COBIT
4 2 (0.15%) COSO
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 356 (26.23%) Docker
2 51 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 48 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.03%) vSphere
6 11 (0.81%) LXC
7 10 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.66%) XenServer
9 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.22%) HDFS
11 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.15%) Postfix
12 2 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 267 (19.68%) Ansible
2 214 (15.77%) Terraform
3 204 (15.03%) Opscode Chef
4 194 (14.30%) Puppet
5 151 (11.13%) Kubernetes
6 52 (3.83%) Prometheus
7 23 (1.69%) Salt
8 20 (1.47%) Graphite
8 20 (1.47%) HAProxy
9 17 (1.25%) Consul
10 16 (1.18%) Kibana
10 16 (1.18%) Mesos
10 16 (1.18%) Packer
11 15 (1.11%) Rancher
12 14 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (1.03%) Grafana
13 13 (0.96%) Nagios
14 11 (0.81%) Automic
14 11 (0.81%) HP ALM
15 6 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 242 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.16%) VMware
3 65 (4.79%) Google
4 48 (3.54%) Adobe
4 48 (3.54%) Oracle
5 42 (3.10%) Atlassian
6 33 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 30 (2.21%) Xamarin
8 28 (2.06%) Charles River
9 27 (1.99%) SAP
10 22 (1.62%) Blue Prism
10 22 (1.62%) Calypso
10 22 (1.62%) FXall
10 22 (1.62%) Splunk
11 19 (1.40%) hybris
12 18 (1.33%) Bloomberg
12 18 (1.33%) SimCorp
13 16 (1.18%) Citrix
14 15 (1.11%) Cisco
14 15 (1.11%) Sitecore