Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continuous Deployment
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 391 509 514
Rank change year-on-year +118 +5 +159
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Deployment 1,232 961 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,019 762 756
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £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 146,609 163,998 168,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.87% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 116,220 130,199 139,977
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +110 1,105 £60,000 +9.09% 180
UK excluding London +133 654 £50,000 - 100
London +103 571 £70,000 +12.00% 92
South East +41 193 £51,000 +2.00% 20
North of England +46 117 £50,165 -4.45% 33
South West +37 96 £46,528 +10.78% 15
Scotland +56 77 £45,000 - 6
Midlands +64 71 £50,886 +35.70% 12
North West +35 69 £50,165 -4.45% 20
West Midlands +74 63 £52,225 +1.90% 12
East of England +7 55 £67,500 +22.73% 8
Wales +37 39 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +27 34 £50,165 -4.45% 11
North East +11 14 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Northern Ireland +2 13 £39,500 +21.54% 4
East Midlands -1 8 £40,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 772 (62.66%) Continuous Integration
2 759 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
3 604 (49.03%) DevOps
4 491 (39.85%) TDD
5 480 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
6 479 (38.88%) C#
7 456 (37.01%) Java
8 430 (34.90%) .NET
9 397 (32.22%) SQL
10 377 (30.60%) Software Engineering
11 360 (29.22%) Jenkins
11 360 (29.22%) Docker
12 355 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 336 (27.27%) Test Automation
14 322 (26.14%) Python
15 291 (23.62%) Linux
16 274 (22.24%) Scrum
17 270 (21.92%) JavaScript
18 251 (20.37%) Git (software)
19 250 (20.29%) Microservices
20 239 (19.40%) Finance
21 229 (18.59%) BDD
22 226 (18.34%) Microsoft
23 223 (18.10%) Ansible
24 222 (18.02%) AngularJS
25 210 (17.05%) OO
26 202 (16.40%) Terraform
27 196 (15.91%) NoSQL
28 191 (15.50%) HTML
29 186 (15.10%) 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 51 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (3.98%) MQSeries
3 48 (3.90%) Confluence
4 40 (3.25%) Apache Spark
5 31 (2.52%) Apache
6 29 (2.35%) IIS
7 27 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 26 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 25 (2.03%) CMS
10 22 (1.79%) nginx
11 14 (1.14%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.06%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.32%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) LibreOffice
5 1 (0.081%) Maya
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Actimize
2 14 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.81%) Bloomberg AIM
3 10 (0.81%) Eagle PACE
3 10 (0.81%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.49%) Front Arena
6 6 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 480 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
2 355 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (8.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 89 (7.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 82 (6.66%) Serverless
6 60 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (4.06%) GitHub
8 48 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
9 45 (3.65%) AWS Lambda
10 40 (3.25%) PaaS
11 36 (2.92%) Amazon S3
11 36 (2.92%) SaaS
12 29 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 28 (2.27%) IaaS
14 24 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (1.62%) IBM Cloud
15 20 (1.62%) npm
15 20 (1.62%) OpenShift
16 17 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.98%) HTTP
2 38 (3.08%) DNS
3 31 (2.52%) Internet
4 28 (2.27%) Firewall
5 24 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.73%) Network Security
7 8 (0.65%) Broadband
7 8 (0.65%) VPN
8 4 (0.32%) SMS
8 4 (0.32%) SNMP
8 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.24%) SMPP
9 3 (0.24%) SSH
10 2 (0.16%) DHCP
10 2 (0.16%) LAN
10 2 (0.16%) SMTP
10 2 (0.16%) WAN
11 1 (0.081%) IPsec
11 1 (0.081%) SSL
11 1 (0.081%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 129 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 104 (8.44%) MongoDB
4 102 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
5 79 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 78 (6.33%) Relational Database
7 49 (3.98%) Bigtable
8 47 (3.81%) Big Data
9 44 (3.57%) MySQL
10 34 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 31 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 29 (2.35%) Hadoop
13 25 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
14 24 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (1.46%) Redis
18 16 (1.30%) Blockchain
19 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 360 (29.22%) Jenkins
2 251 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 185 (15.02%) TeamCity
4 141 (11.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 138 (11.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 132 (10.71%) Maven
7 103 (8.36%) Visual Studio
8 97 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 96 (7.79%) JIRA
10 78 (6.33%) MSBuild
11 68 (5.52%) Selenium
12 49 (3.98%) Cucumber
13 42 (3.41%) Bitbucket
13 42 (3.41%) Gradle
14 40 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
15 37 (3.00%) Subversion
15 37 (3.00%) Travis CI
16 31 (2.52%) Ant
17 28 (2.27%) SoapUI
18 25 (2.03%) JUnit
General
1 239 (19.40%) Finance
2 67 (5.44%) Banking
3 64 (5.19%) Games
4 48 (3.90%) Retail
5 24 (1.95%) Marketing
6 18 (1.46%) Advertising
6 18 (1.46%) Publishing
7 17 (1.38%) Back Office
8 16 (1.30%) Front Office
9 13 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (0.81%) Private Banking
11 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.65%) Law
12 5 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.081%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 545 (44.24%) Developer
2 202 (16.40%) .NET Developer
3 194 (15.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 165 (13.39%) C# Developer
5 142 (11.53%) Senior Developer
6 136 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 125 (10.15%) Java Developer
8 104 (8.44%) Software Engineer
9 67 (5.44%) Java Engineer
10 65 (5.28%) Cloud Engineer
11 64 (5.19%) Agile Developer
11 64 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 64 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 57 (4.63%) Senior DevOps
13 54 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
14 53 (4.30%) Lead Developer
15 52 (4.22%) Python Engineer
16 51 (4.14%) Software Developer
17 49 (3.98%) Consultant
18 48 (3.90%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (34.90%) .NET
2 222 (18.02%) AngularJS
3 191 (15.50%) HTML
4 186 (15.10%) Web Services
5 179 (14.53%) ASP.NET
6 165 (13.39%) React
7 156 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 155 (12.58%) CSS
9 133 (10.80%) RESTful
10 122 (9.90%) Node.js
11 118 (9.58%) REST
12 99 (8.04%) JSON
13 97 (7.87%) XML
14 94 (7.63%) Spring
15 77 (6.25%) .NET Framework
16 76 (6.17%) HTML5
16 76 (6.17%) WCF
17 73 (5.93%) .NET Core
18 67 (5.44%) Middleware
19 63 (5.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (6.90%) User Experience
4 61 (4.95%) Virtual Team
5 55 (4.46%) Public Cloud
6 36 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.84%) Cloud Native
7 35 (2.84%) Fintech
8 28 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 28 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (2.11%) Equities
9 26 (2.11%) Fixed Income
10 23 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.54%) PlayStation
13 17 (1.38%) Blog
14 16 (1.30%) Derivative
14 16 (1.30%) Exotic Derivative
15 15 (1.22%) Hedge funds
15 15 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 291 (23.62%) Linux
2 143 (11.61%) Windows
3 69 (5.60%) Unix
4 26 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.62%) Android
6 20 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.54%) Mesosphere
8 17 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.14%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.06%) CentOS
10 13 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (62.66%) Continuous Integration
2 759 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
3 604 (49.03%) DevOps
4 491 (39.85%) TDD
5 377 (30.60%) Software Engineering
6 336 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 274 (22.24%) Scrum
8 250 (20.29%) Microservices
9 229 (18.59%) BDD
10 210 (17.05%) OO
11 177 (14.37%) Open Source
12 175 (14.20%) MVC
13 162 (13.15%) Pair Programming
14 153 (12.42%) SDLC
15 146 (11.85%) SOLID
16 145 (11.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 138 (11.20%) Deployment Automation
18 136 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
19 116 (9.42%) Configuration Management
20 114 (9.25%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 479 (38.88%) C#
2 456 (37.01%) Java
3 397 (32.22%) SQL
4 322 (26.14%) Python
5 270 (21.92%) JavaScript
6 184 (14.94%) PowerShell
7 156 (12.66%) Ruby
8 98 (7.95%) Bash Shell
9 90 (7.31%) C++
10 73 (5.93%) Go
11 63 (5.11%) Java 8
12 52 (4.22%) XPath
13 42 (3.41%) PHP
14 35 (2.84%) Shell Script
15 34 (2.76%) Scala
16 31 (2.52%) Perl
17 29 (2.35%) ES6
18 27 (2.19%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.79%) VB
20 21 (1.70%) F#
Qualifications
1 85 (6.90%) Degree
2 34 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.49%) ISEB
7 6 (0.49%) OCP
7 6 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.24%) LPIC
8 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.24%) OSCP
8 3 (0.24%) PhD
8 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) CISA
9 2 (0.16%) CISM
9 2 (0.16%) CRISC
9 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.081%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (10.06%) QA
2 28 (2.27%) SLA
3 9 (0.73%) GDPR
4 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) COBIT
5 2 (0.16%) COSO
5 2 (0.16%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.081%) PSD2
System Software
1 360 (29.22%) Docker
2 45 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 44 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.06%) LXC
6 12 (0.97%) vSphere
7 11 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.73%) XenServer
9 8 (0.65%) HDFS
10 7 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.32%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.24%) Xen
13 2 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 223 (18.10%) Ansible
2 202 (16.40%) Terraform
3 176 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 174 (14.12%) Kubernetes
5 159 (12.91%) Puppet
6 67 (5.44%) Prometheus
7 27 (2.19%) HAProxy
8 26 (2.11%) Consul
9 21 (1.70%) Graphite
9 21 (1.70%) Salt
10 20 (1.62%) Rancher
11 19 (1.54%) Automic
11 19 (1.54%) Packer
12 17 (1.38%) Nagios
13 15 (1.22%) Grafana
13 15 (1.22%) Mesos
14 14 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (1.14%) Kibana
15 11 (0.89%) HP ALM
16 6 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 226 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 62 (5.03%) VMware
3 50 (4.06%) Google
4 47 (3.81%) Oracle
5 40 (3.25%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.11%) Adobe
7 24 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.79%) Splunk
9 20 (1.62%) Xamarin
10 19 (1.54%) SAP
11 16 (1.30%) Charles River
12 13 (1.06%) HP
12 13 (1.06%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.97%) Blue Prism
14 11 (0.89%) Tableau
15 10 (0.81%) Bloomberg
15 10 (0.81%) Calypso
15 10 (0.81%) Citrix
15 10 (0.81%) FXall
16 8 (0.65%) hybris