Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 510 644
Rank change year-on-year +8 +134 +176
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 956 973 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 756 765 604
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,875
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 161340 166576 190205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.44% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127872 138128 157367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,178 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -1 906 £55,000 -8.33% 84
London -52 481 £62,500 -3.85% 46
UK excluding London +82 460 £50,000 - 41
South East +60 169 £50,000 -1.96% 12
North of England +40 82 £52,500 +16.67% 3
East of England -11 73 £55,000 -5.17% 10
South West +31 65 £42,250 +9.03% 7
North West +27 46 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Midlands +26 35 £37,000 -17.78% 6
Yorkshire +24 35 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Scotland -17 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +36 20 £50,000 -2.44% 3
East Midlands +11 15 £34,000 -17.58% 3
Wales +18 8 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £32,500 - 2
North East +1 1 £42,500 +9.68%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 590 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (60.04%) Continuous Integration
3 457 (47.80%) DevOps
4 359 (37.55%) Java
5 340 (35.56%) Test Automation
6 329 (34.41%) Jenkins
7 321 (33.58%) TDD
8 315 (32.95%) Amazon AWS
9 311 (32.53%) JavaScript
10 284 (29.71%) Git (software)
11 260 (27.20%) .NET
12 250 (26.15%) Linux
13 249 (26.05%) Python
14 238 (24.90%) Docker
15 236 (24.69%) C#
16 235 (24.58%) Scrum
17 222 (23.22%) Configuration Management
18 213 (22.28%) Puppet
19 201 (21.03%) SQL
20 199 (20.82%) Opscode Chef
21 191 (19.98%) Finance
22 185 (19.35%) Software Engineering
23 175 (18.31%) Ansible
24 169 (17.68%) BDD
25 164 (17.15%) HTML
26 158 (16.53%) Microservices
27 153 (16.00%) REST
28 150 (15.69%) Ruby
29 148 (15.48%) MVC
30 145 (15.17%) 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 55 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (5.44%) Apache
3 40 (4.18%) OpenStack
4 29 (3.03%) IIS
5 26 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 25 (2.62%) Confluence
6 25 (2.62%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.51%) nginx
8 22 (2.30%) Apache Spark
9 21 (2.20%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.88%) CMS
10 18 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.36%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.15%) WordPress
13 10 (1.05%) bbPress
13 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.94%) Mule
15 8 (0.84%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
16 7 (0.73%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.88%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 315 (32.95%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (5.13%) GitHub
5 42 (4.39%) AWS Lambda
5 42 (4.39%) Serverless
6 37 (3.87%) SaaS
7 32 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (2.51%) IaaS
9 23 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (2.30%) Office 365
10 22 (2.30%) PaaS
11 20 (2.09%) Amazon S3
12 19 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (1.88%) OpenShift
14 17 (1.78%) Route 53
15 12 (1.26%) Heroku
15 12 (1.26%) npm
16 11 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
17 10 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.47%) Firewall
2 41 (4.29%) HTTP
3 34 (3.56%) Internet
4 18 (1.88%) DNS
5 14 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (1.36%) SSL
7 11 (1.15%) Broadband
7 11 (1.15%) Network Security
7 11 (1.15%) SNMP
7 11 (1.15%) VPN
8 9 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.84%) FTP
10 7 (0.73%) PBX
10 7 (0.73%) VoIP
11 6 (0.63%) DHCP
11 6 (0.63%) WAN
12 5 (0.52%) BGP
12 5 (0.52%) IPv4
12 5 (0.52%) IPv6
12 5 (0.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.25%) MySQL
3 95 (9.94%) NoSQL
4 88 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 65 (6.80%) MongoDB
6 61 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (3.35%) Big Data
9 30 (3.14%) Redis
10 18 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.57%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.36%) Neo4j
14 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.05%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 329 (34.41%) Jenkins
2 284 (29.71%) Git (software)
3 123 (12.87%) Maven
4 95 (9.94%) Selenium
4 95 (9.94%) Subversion
5 88 (9.21%) TeamCity
6 87 (9.10%) Visual Studio
7 70 (7.32%) JIRA
8 64 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (5.54%) Vagrant
10 50 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (4.92%) Cucumber
12 45 (4.71%) NUnit
13 35 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
15 31 (3.24%) Ant
16 29 (3.03%) JUnit
17 28 (2.93%) SpecFlow
18 23 (2.41%) Gradle
18 23 (2.41%) MSTest
General
1 191 (19.98%) Finance
2 91 (9.52%) Banking
3 59 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 54 (5.65%) Retail Banking
5 49 (5.13%) Front Office
6 41 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 38 (3.97%) Marketing
8 36 (3.77%) Games
9 28 (2.93%) Manufacturing
10 23 (2.41%) Electronics
10 23 (2.41%) Retail
11 19 (1.99%) Advertising
12 8 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) Law
13 3 (0.31%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.21%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 405 (42.36%) Developer
2 253 (26.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 95 (9.94%) .NET Developer
4 87 (9.10%) Senior Developer
5 84 (8.79%) C# Developer
6 77 (8.05%) Java Developer
7 63 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 60 (6.28%) Software Engineer
9 56 (5.86%) Software Developer
10 55 (5.75%) IT Engineer
11 50 (5.23%) Development Engineer
12 49 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 49 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
14 46 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
15 45 (4.71%) Lead Developer
16 41 (4.29%) SQL Developer
17 40 (4.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 39 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 37 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (27.20%) .NET
2 164 (17.15%) HTML
3 153 (16.00%) REST
4 145 (15.17%) AngularJS
5 138 (14.44%) CSS
6 133 (13.91%) Web Services
7 124 (12.97%) ASP.NET
8 96 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 94 (9.83%) Spring
10 89 (9.31%) Node.js
11 80 (8.37%) HTML5
12 67 (7.01%) WCF
13 66 (6.90%) JSON
14 62 (6.49%) XSLT
15 61 (6.38%) jQuery
16 60 (6.28%) XML
17 55 (5.75%) CSS3
18 54 (5.65%) RESTful
19 52 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 72 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (6.49%) Linux Command Line
4 60 (6.28%) User Experience
5 52 (5.44%) Fintech
6 40 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 32 (3.35%) Data Centre
9 22 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.99%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.57%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.15%) CMDB
14 10 (1.05%) Life Science
14 10 (1.05%) Replication
15 8 (0.84%) Blog
15 8 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.73%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 250 (26.15%) Linux
2 95 (9.94%) Windows
3 89 (9.31%) Unix
4 47 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.87%) Android
6 35 (3.66%) Windows Server
7 31 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (2.30%) CentOS
8 22 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.10%) SUSE
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (60.04%) Continuous Integration
3 457 (47.80%) DevOps
4 340 (35.56%) Test Automation
5 321 (33.58%) TDD
6 235 (24.58%) Scrum
7 222 (23.22%) Configuration Management
8 185 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 169 (17.68%) BDD
10 158 (16.53%) Microservices
11 148 (15.48%) MVC
12 132 (13.81%) OO
13 109 (11.40%) Open Source
14 99 (10.36%) Pair Programming
15 96 (10.04%) SOLID
16 84 (8.79%) Kanban
17 83 (8.68%) E-Commerce
18 79 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 79 (8.26%) SDLC
19 75 (7.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 359 (37.55%) Java
2 311 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 249 (26.05%) Python
4 236 (24.69%) C#
5 201 (21.03%) SQL
6 150 (15.69%) Ruby
7 87 (9.10%) PowerShell
8 83 (8.68%) Perl
9 79 (8.26%) Bash Shell
10 74 (7.74%) PHP
11 67 (7.01%) Scala
12 56 (5.86%) VB
13 51 (5.33%) VBScript
14 48 (5.02%) C++
14 48 (5.02%) Go
15 25 (2.62%) C
16 21 (2.20%) Groovy
17 20 (2.09%) Clojure
18 17 (1.78%) Apple Swift
18 17 (1.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 86 (9.00%) Degree
2 51 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.94%) ISEB
4 7 (0.73%) MCSD
4 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.63%) PhD
6 5 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.42%) MCP
7 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCTS
10 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) MCSA
10 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (14.96%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) EMIR
2 4 (0.42%) GCP
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.42%) MiFID
3 3 (0.31%) COBIT
3 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.21%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 238 (24.90%) Docker
2 34 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.82%) vSphere
4 20 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.57%) Active Directory
7 15 (1.57%) vCloud
8 8 (0.84%) LXC
9 7 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.31%) KVM
11 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.21%) NFS
12 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.21%) Varnish
12 2 (0.21%) Xen
13 1 (0.10%) etcd
13 1 (0.10%) HDFS
13 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 213 (22.28%) Puppet
2 199 (20.82%) Opscode Chef
3 175 (18.31%) Ansible
4 76 (7.95%) Terraform
5 69 (7.22%) Kubernetes
6 44 (4.60%) PowerBroker
7 43 (4.50%) Salt
8 40 (4.18%) Packer
9 25 (2.62%) Nagios
10 9 (0.94%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.84%) Icinga
11 8 (0.84%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.73%) CloudHub
12 7 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.73%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
14 5 (0.52%) Mesos
14 5 (0.52%) rkt
15 4 (0.42%) logstash
16 3 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 88 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.16%) Oracle
3 61 (6.38%) VMware
4 42 (4.39%) Xamarin
5 29 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 29 (3.03%) SaltStack
6 26 (2.72%) Google
7 23 (2.41%) SAP
8 17 (1.78%) Sitecore
8 17 (1.78%) Zend
9 14 (1.46%) MuleSoft
10 13 (1.36%) New Relic
11 12 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.15%) Cisco
12 11 (1.15%) HP
12 11 (1.15%) IBM
13 10 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.05%) BuddyPress
13 10 (1.05%) Citrix
13 10 (1.05%) WooCommerce