Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 360 325 372
Rank change year-on-year -35 +47 +34
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,033 1,453 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.05% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1,063 1,129
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,450 £36,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,200 £85,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Deployment Automation 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 113,965 138,981 160,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.98% 92.16% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90,191 109,683 129,805
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deployment Automation.

Salary trend for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Automation within the UK over the 6 months to 26 January 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 -23 1,003 £60,000 - 172
London -22 527 £77,500 +3.33% 63
UK excluding London -16 497 £51,500 +3.00% 117
South East +39 190 £51,500 +7.29% 31
North of England -49 107 £50,000 +5.26% 38
North West +8 66 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Midlands +38 65 £55,000 - 19
South West -4 62 £46,250 -11.90% 10
East of England +48 53 £47,500 -26.92% 11
West Midlands +46 37 £52,023 -9.52% 12
Yorkshire -17 37 £50,000 +21.21% 21
East Midlands +25 28 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Scotland +1 14 £62,500 +31.58% 7
Wales -28 8 £19,500 -60.24% 1
North East -10 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Northern Ireland +7 3 £57,500 -8.00%

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 584 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (55.37%) DevOps
3 449 (43.47%) Azure
4 381 (36.88%) Continuous Integration
5 339 (32.82%) .NET
5 339 (32.82%) AWS
6 335 (32.43%) Test Automation
7 333 (32.24%) C#
8 277 (26.82%) Finance
9 267 (25.85%) SQL
10 259 (25.07%) Git (software)
11 250 (24.20%) Microservices
12 242 (23.43%) Microsoft
13 238 (23.04%) Scrum
14 233 (22.56%) SQL Server
15 232 (22.46%) Docker
16 217 (21.01%) Kubernetes
17 215 (20.81%) Linux
18 210 (20.33%) Python
19 206 (19.94%) JavaScript
20 197 (19.07%) MVC
21 193 (18.68%) PowerShell
22 187 (18.10%) Terraform
23 186 (18.01%) Ansible
24 185 (17.91%) Java
25 182 (17.62%) Jenkins
26 180 (17.42%) Puppet
26 180 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
27 173 (16.75%) Unit Testing
28 171 (16.55%) Software Engineering

Deployment Automation
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 54 (5.23%) IIS
2 25 (2.42%) CMS
3 22 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 20 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.84%) Headless CMS
6 18 (1.74%) Confluence
7 17 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.55%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.45%) nginx
9 15 (1.45%) WordPress
10 14 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.26%) Apache
12 11 (1.06%) ExpressionEngine
13 7 (0.68%) JBoss
13 7 (0.68%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (0.39%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.45%) Magento
2 11 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.68%) Shopify
5 6 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.29%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 449 (43.47%) Azure
2 339 (32.82%) AWS
3 94 (9.10%) Serverless
4 68 (6.58%) PaaS
5 66 (6.39%) SaaS
6 54 (5.23%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
8 48 (4.65%) GCP
9 44 (4.26%) IaaS
10 31 (3.00%) Office 365
11 30 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (2.90%) GitHub
12 29 (2.81%) Amazon ECS
12 29 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (2.13%) OpenShift
15 21 (2.03%) Boomi
16 20 (1.94%) Apigee
16 20 (1.94%) Power Platform
17 19 (1.84%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.58%) Firewall
2 28 (2.71%) DNS
3 27 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.94%) VPN
5 17 (1.65%) Internet
6 16 (1.55%) HTTP
7 11 (1.06%) DHCP
8 10 (0.97%) Skype
8 10 (0.97%) Wireless
9 9 (0.87%) WAN
10 8 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.77%) SSL
10 8 (0.77%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.68%) Network Security
12 6 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.58%) SMTP
13 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.39%) OpenVPN
13 4 (0.39%) VLAN
14 3 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 70 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 58 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (4.45%) Big Data
5 46 (4.45%) Redis
6 43 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (3.68%) CouchDB
8 36 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (2.52%) Relational Database
13 25 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (2.42%) Oracle Database
14 23 (2.23%) Hadoop
15 20 (1.94%) Couchbase
15 20 (1.94%) Power BI
16 17 (1.65%) MySQL
17 16 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 259 (25.07%) Git (software)
2 182 (17.62%) Jenkins
3 111 (10.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 90 (8.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 71 (6.87%) TeamCity
6 70 (6.78%) NUnit
7 58 (5.61%) Visual Studio
8 52 (5.03%) JIRA
9 51 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (4.84%) GitLab
11 43 (4.16%) Karma Test Runner
12 41 (3.97%) Jasmine
13 40 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 40 (3.87%) Selenium
14 37 (3.58%) Vagrant
15 26 (2.52%) SpecFlow
16 25 (2.42%) Artifactory
16 25 (2.42%) JUnit
17 22 (2.13%) Bitbucket
17 22 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 277 (26.82%) Finance
2 39 (3.78%) Retail
3 28 (2.71%) Games
3 28 (2.71%) Public Sector
4 26 (2.52%) Automotive
5 24 (2.32%) Banking
5 24 (2.32%) Legal
6 22 (2.13%) Electronics
6 22 (2.13%) Front Office
7 21 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.55%) Marketing
10 13 (1.26%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.16%) Law
12 8 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.77%) Military
13 7 (0.68%) Advertising
14 5 (0.48%) Police
15 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 345 (33.40%) Developer
2 200 (19.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 78 (7.55%) Architect
3 78 (7.55%) C# Developer
4 77 (7.45%) .NET Developer
5 55 (5.32%) Technical Leader
6 52 (5.03%) Software Engineer
7 50 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 47 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 45 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 44 (4.26%) Analyst
11 43 (4.16%) AWS Engineer
11 43 (4.16%) Azure Engineer
12 42 (4.07%) Platform Engineer
13 37 (3.58%) Technical Architect
14 35 (3.39%) Data Engineer
14 35 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
15 34 (3.29%) Java Engineer
16 33 (3.19%) Azure Architect
16 33 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (32.82%) .NET
2 144 (13.94%) Web Services
3 142 (13.75%) React
4 138 (13.36%) .NET Framework
5 133 (12.88%) CSS
6 130 (12.58%) AngularJS
7 110 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 106 (10.26%) .NET Core
9 105 (10.16%) HTML
10 103 (9.97%) Entity Framework
10 103 (9.97%) REST
11 94 (9.10%) ASP.NET
12 86 (8.33%) WCF
13 68 (6.58%) Kafka
14 65 (6.29%) Spring
15 62 (6.00%) XML
16 59 (5.71%) SOAP
17 58 (5.61%) RESTful
17 58 (5.61%) Vue.js
18 57 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.39%) User Experience
3 46 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (3.48%) Cloud Native
6 31 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 29 (2.81%) N-Tier
8 26 (2.52%) Hedge funds
8 26 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.42%) Public Cloud
9 25 (2.42%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.84%) iPad
11 18 (1.74%) Blog
12 16 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.45%) Private Cloud
14 12 (1.16%) Infotainment
15 10 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 215 (20.81%) Linux
2 143 (13.84%) Windows
3 81 (7.84%) Unix
4 53 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 31 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.03%) Android
7 21 (2.03%) Windows 10
8 20 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.94%) CentOS
9 17 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.45%) Debian
11 9 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.77%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.39%) VMS
13 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.29%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.19%) VyOS
16 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (55.37%) DevOps
3 381 (36.88%) Continuous Integration
4 335 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 250 (24.20%) Microservices
6 238 (23.04%) Scrum
7 197 (19.07%) MVC
8 180 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
9 173 (16.75%) Unit Testing
10 171 (16.55%) Software Engineering
11 158 (15.30%) TDD
12 128 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 125 (12.10%) Mentoring
14 117 (11.33%) SOLID
15 115 (11.13%) Configuration Management
16 113 (10.94%) Continuous Deployment
17 103 (9.97%) Web Development
18 100 (9.68%) Open Source
19 92 (8.91%) SDLC
20 90 (8.71%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 333 (32.24%) C#
2 267 (25.85%) SQL
3 210 (20.33%) Python
4 206 (19.94%) JavaScript
5 193 (18.68%) PowerShell
6 185 (17.91%) Java
7 92 (8.91%) Bash Shell
8 81 (7.84%) Ruby
9 56 (5.42%) TypeScript
10 53 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 40 (3.87%) PHP
12 39 (3.78%) Scala
13 35 (3.39%) Go
14 30 (2.90%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.81%) PL/SQL
16 24 (2.32%) C++
16 24 (2.32%) Groovy
17 23 (2.23%) Java 8
18 21 (2.03%) Perl
19 18 (1.74%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 103 (9.97%) Degree
2 45 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.45%) AWS Certification
6 11 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.68%) CCNA
9 7 (0.68%) MCSA
10 4 (0.39%) IIBA
10 4 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.29%) APMP
11 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.29%) MCSE
11 3 (0.29%) RHCE
11 3 (0.29%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.97%) QA
2 10 (0.97%) GDPR
2 10 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 232 (22.46%) Docker
2 82 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 56 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.77%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.77%) vSphere
6 7 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.58%) NFS
7 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.29%) XenApp
9 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.19%) Postfix
11 1 (0.097%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.097%) Varnish
11 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 217 (21.01%) Kubernetes
2 187 (18.10%) Terraform
3 186 (18.01%) Ansible
4 180 (17.42%) Puppet
5 148 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.36%) Salt
7 32 (3.10%) Nagios
8 31 (3.00%) Automic
9 27 (2.61%) Grafana
10 26 (2.52%) Kibana
11 24 (2.32%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (2.03%) Packer
13 19 (1.84%) Istio
13 19 (1.84%) Knative
14 14 (1.36%) Cobbler
14 14 (1.36%) ZABBIX
15 13 (1.26%) Consul
15 13 (1.26%) Graphite
16 12 (1.16%) Opsview
17 11 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 242 (23.43%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.58%) Oracle
3 77 (7.45%) VMware
4 57 (5.52%) SAP
5 50 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
6 49 (4.74%) IBM
7 43 (4.16%) Red Hat
8 41 (3.97%) Google
9 39 (3.78%) MuleSoft
10 35 (3.39%) Splunk
11 29 (2.81%) Cadence
12 28 (2.71%) New Relic
13 26 (2.52%) Tableau
14 25 (2.42%) Citrix
14 25 (2.42%) Dell
15 24 (2.32%) Adobe
16 22 (2.13%) Cisco
17 20 (1.94%) Dynatrace
17 20 (1.94%) FactSet
18 17 (1.65%) TIBCO