Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 391 457 465
Rank change year-on-year +66 +8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 861 969 1,139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.70% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 677 858 962
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £39,453 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £93,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 106,020 137,502 164,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,093 108,150 133,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +66 766 £62,500 -3.85% 102
London +42 419 £75,000 - 41
UK excluding London +87 418 £55,000 +10.00% 63
North of England +96 126 £52,500 -1.59% 23
South East +35 86 £55,000 +4.76% 12
North West +63 78 £52,500 -1.59% 10
South West +61 73 £60,000 +60.00% 12
Scotland +11 49 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Midlands +41 41 £52,500 - 10
Yorkshire +73 36 £55,000 +16.99% 12
West Midlands +37 26 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Work from Home -26 24 £71,000 +18.33% 7
East of England +53 19 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East Midlands +38 15 £43,750 -12.50% 6
Wales -17 14 £41,391 +14.98%
North East -1 12 £46,250 -22.92% 1
Northern Ireland +16 10 - -

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 592 (68.76%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (60.05%) Continuous Integration
3 430 (49.94%) DevOps
4 406 (47.15%) Java
5 404 (46.92%) AWS
6 372 (43.21%) TDD
7 366 (42.51%) Azure
8 326 (37.86%) Docker
9 284 (32.98%) Microservices
10 280 (32.52%) JavaScript
11 271 (31.48%) Test Automation
12 263 (30.55%) Software Engineering
13 251 (29.15%) Kubernetes
14 245 (28.46%) Git (software)
15 237 (27.53%) BDD
16 219 (25.44%) SQL
17 204 (23.69%) Linux
18 196 (22.76%) Finance
19 195 (22.65%) Scrum
20 192 (22.30%) C#
21 187 (21.72%) Jenkins
22 183 (21.25%) Python
23 179 (20.79%) Node.js
24 170 (19.74%) .NET
25 167 (19.40%) Spring
26 153 (17.77%) Mentoring
27 151 (17.54%) RESTful
28 145 (16.84%) Ansible
29 141 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
30 137 (15.91%) NoSQL

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 29 (3.37%) CMS
2 27 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (3.14%) IIS
3 26 (3.02%) Apache
4 24 (2.79%) Confluence
5 19 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 19 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.86%) nginx
7 14 (1.63%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.93%) Headless CMS
11 4 (0.46%) JBoss
12 3 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.35%) SAS
13 2 (0.23%) Gluu
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 404 (46.92%) AWS
2 366 (42.51%) Azure
3 104 (12.08%) Serverless
4 79 (9.18%) GCP
5 54 (6.27%) AWS Lambda
6 51 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (5.92%) GitHub
7 45 (5.23%) Amazon S3
8 37 (4.30%) SaaS
9 30 (3.48%) Datadog
10 26 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (3.02%) PaaS
11 24 (2.79%) OpenShift
12 21 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
12 21 (2.44%) npm
13 16 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.51%) Basecamp
14 13 (1.51%) Slack
15 12 (1.39%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.34%) Firewall
2 24 (2.79%) Internet
3 21 (2.44%) SSL
4 15 (1.74%) VPN
5 11 (1.28%) DNS
5 11 (1.28%) LAN
5 11 (1.28%) WAN
6 10 (1.16%) DMZ
7 9 (1.05%) HTTP
8 8 (0.93%) AMQP
9 7 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.23%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.23%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.12%) DHCP
11 1 (0.12%) FTP
11 1 (0.12%) Skype
11 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 127 (14.75%) SQL Server
3 99 (11.50%) MySQL
4 98 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
5 82 (9.52%) MongoDB
6 38 (4.41%) Big Data
7 21 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 20 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (2.32%) Cosmos DB
9 17 (1.97%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.86%) Amazon Aurora
10 16 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.74%) GIS
11 15 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.28%) Power BI
13 11 (1.28%) Redis
14 9 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 245 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 187 (21.72%) Jenkins
3 106 (12.31%) JIRA
4 75 (8.71%) TeamCity
5 71 (8.25%) Maven
6 70 (8.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 46 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (4.99%) Selenium
9 42 (4.88%) webpack
10 39 (4.53%) Gradle
11 33 (3.83%) Cucumber
11 33 (3.83%) Visual Studio
12 31 (3.60%) SpecFlow
13 24 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (2.67%) Bitbucket
14 23 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
15 22 (2.56%) GitLab
15 22 (2.56%) Protractor
16 21 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (2.09%) Vagrant
General
1 196 (22.76%) Finance
2 105 (12.20%) Public Sector
3 44 (5.11%) Banking
4 35 (4.07%) Legal
5 29 (3.37%) Games
6 18 (2.09%) Retail
7 14 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.51%) Front Office
9 12 (1.39%) Law
10 10 (1.16%) Automotive
11 6 (0.70%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Marketing
11 6 (0.70%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.46%) Advertising
12 4 (0.46%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 374 (43.44%) Developer
2 138 (16.03%) Software Engineer
3 134 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 133 (15.45%) Senior Developer
5 114 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 89 (10.34%) Java Engineer
7 80 (9.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 71 (8.25%) Software Developer
9 63 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 46 (5.34%) .NET Developer
11 42 (4.88%) Architect
12 40 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
13 36 (4.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (3.72%) Senior DevOps
15 31 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (3.25%) Angular Developer
17 27 (3.14%) Senior Software Developer
17 27 (3.14%) Technical Leader
18 25 (2.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 24 (2.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (20.79%) Node.js
2 170 (19.74%) .NET
3 167 (19.40%) Spring
4 151 (17.54%) RESTful
5 136 (15.80%) AngularJS
6 113 (13.12%) Web Services
7 110 (12.78%) REST
8 94 (10.92%) React
9 90 (10.45%) CSS
10 72 (8.36%) HTML
11 67 (7.78%) Spring Boot
12 50 (5.81%) .NET Core
13 49 (5.69%) .NET Framework
13 49 (5.69%) ASP.NET
14 43 (4.99%) Entity Framework
15 42 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (4.88%) Sass
16 41 (4.76%) Hibernate
17 39 (4.53%) JSON
18 37 (4.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.85%) User Experience
2 57 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (6.62%) Public Cloud
3 28 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.32%) iPad
5 19 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 15 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 14 (1.63%) Tandem
9 13 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.39%) Blog
10 12 (1.39%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.39%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
11 11 (1.28%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.28%) PKI
11 11 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 204 (23.69%) Linux
2 99 (11.50%) Windows
3 92 (10.69%) Unix
4 65 (7.55%) Mac OS X
5 27 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.39%) Debian
8 11 (1.28%) CentOS
9 10 (1.16%) Android
9 10 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.70%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (68.76%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (60.05%) Continuous Integration
3 430 (49.94%) DevOps
4 372 (43.21%) TDD
5 284 (32.98%) Microservices
6 271 (31.48%) Test Automation
7 263 (30.55%) Software Engineering
8 237 (27.53%) BDD
9 195 (22.65%) Scrum
10 153 (17.77%) Mentoring
11 141 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
12 121 (14.05%) SDLC
13 117 (13.59%) Open Source
14 100 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
15 86 (9.99%) Configuration Management
16 82 (9.52%) Kanban
17 81 (9.41%) Coaching
17 81 (9.41%) Deployment Automation
18 78 (9.06%) Fintech
18 78 (9.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 406 (47.15%) Java
2 280 (32.52%) JavaScript
3 219 (25.44%) SQL
4 192 (22.30%) C#
5 183 (21.25%) Python
6 122 (14.17%) Java 8
7 79 (9.18%) TypeScript
8 62 (7.20%) Bash Shell
9 58 (6.74%) Scala
10 57 (6.62%) PowerShell
11 52 (6.04%) Ruby
12 39 (4.53%) Go
12 39 (4.53%) PHP
13 20 (2.32%) ES6
14 18 (2.09%) C
15 17 (1.97%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.74%) Groovy
17 8 (0.93%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.93%) F#
18 7 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 69 (8.01%) Degree
2 36 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.05%) RHCE
5 8 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.70%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.70%) CEH
6 6 (0.70%) CISSP
6 6 (0.70%) CREST Certified
6 6 (0.70%) CSSLP
7 5 (0.58%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) OCP
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.35%) APMP
10 2 (0.23%) ISEB
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (10.34%) QA
2 20 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.21%) GDPR
4 7 (0.81%) ISO 15022
4 7 (0.81%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.35%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.23%) HL7
8 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) BS25999
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 326 (37.86%) Docker
2 20 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.35%) HDFS
6 2 (0.23%) iptables
6 2 (0.23%) LXC
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 251 (29.15%) Kubernetes
2 145 (16.84%) Ansible
3 107 (12.43%) Terraform
4 88 (10.22%) Puppet
5 73 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (3.25%) Prometheus
7 22 (2.56%) Grafana
8 21 (2.44%) Kibana
9 14 (1.63%) Salt
10 11 (1.28%) Rancher
11 9 (1.05%) Istio
11 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 9 (1.05%) WSUS
11 9 (1.05%) yum
12 8 (0.93%) Knative
12 8 (0.93%) Packer
13 6 (0.70%) Automic
13 6 (0.70%) Consul
13 6 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 115 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.11%) Google
3 43 (4.99%) Oracle
4 33 (3.83%) Splunk
5 22 (2.56%) VMware
6 21 (2.44%) IBM
7 17 (1.97%) AppDynamics
7 17 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.63%) Foundry
10 13 (1.51%) Facebook
10 13 (1.51%) New Relic
10 13 (1.51%) SAP
11 12 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.28%) Adobe
13 10 (1.16%) Dynatrace
14 9 (1.05%) Dell
15 8 (0.93%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.93%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.81%) SaltStack