Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 303 361 325
Rank change year-on-year +58 -36 +41
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 484 1,161 1,690
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.85% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.92% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 471 990 1,285
Median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £53,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.80% +6.50% -

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 45,128 125,889 151,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37,189 99,188 120,320
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,059 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.02% - +5.88%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation.

Salary trend for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Top 17 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 24 October 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 +65 447 £55,000 -15.38% 107
UK excluding London +127 274 £47,500 -10.80% 63
London +31 205 £70,000 -6.67% 47
Work from Home +56 118 £47,500 -32.14% 23
North of England +130 100 £50,000 +3.09% 25
Yorkshire +140 61 £52,500 +16.67% 10
South East +112 54 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Midlands +79 44 £47,500 -13.64% 6
North West +68 36 £47,500 -13.64% 14
South West +96 30 £47,500 +5.56% 6
West Midlands +86 27 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Scotland +79 23 £47,500 -18.80%
East Midlands +66 17 £47,500 -20.83% 2
East of England +90 14 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Wales - 7 £47,500 - 1
North East +26 3 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Northern Ireland +17 2 £45,000 -21.74% 2

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 365 (75.41%) DevOps
2 303 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (61.16%) AWS
4 239 (49.38%) Terraform
5 211 (43.60%) Kubernetes
6 210 (43.39%) Linux
7 202 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
8 185 (38.22%) Docker
9 180 (37.19%) Puppet
10 177 (36.57%) Azure
11 174 (35.95%) Python
12 156 (32.23%) Git (software)
13 152 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
14 151 (31.20%) Jenkins
15 118 (24.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 115 (23.76%) Ansible
17 114 (23.55%) Scrum
18 113 (23.35%) Configuration Management
19 110 (22.73%) Migration
20 101 (20.87%) Test Automation
21 97 (20.04%) Microservices
22 93 (19.21%) Microsoft
23 91 (18.80%) Finance
24 90 (18.60%) .NET
25 82 (16.94%) Infrastructure as Code
26 78 (16.12%) SQL
26 78 (16.12%) Java
27 74 (15.29%) C#
28 73 (15.08%) JavaScript
29 72 (14.88%) Bash Shell

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 25 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.45%) Confluence
3 7 (1.45%) nginx
4 6 (1.24%) Apache
4 6 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.03%) CMS
5 5 (1.03%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.62%) IIS
8 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) DNN
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 296 (61.16%) AWS
2 177 (36.57%) Azure
3 118 (24.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 71 (14.67%) GCP
5 53 (10.95%) PaaS
6 49 (10.12%) SaaS
7 46 (9.50%) Serverless
8 45 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (7.44%) IaaS
10 35 (7.23%) GitHub
11 31 (6.40%) Amazon EKS
12 27 (5.58%) Amazon S3
13 26 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (4.96%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (2.48%) OpenShift
17 12 (2.48%) Power Platform
18 11 (2.27%) Datadog
18 11 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.89%) Firewall
2 11 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.65%) Network Security
4 6 (1.24%) VPN
5 5 (1.03%) DNS
6 4 (0.83%) Skype
6 4 (0.83%) WAN
6 4 (0.83%) WebEx
7 3 (0.62%) BGP
7 3 (0.62%) FTP
7 3 (0.62%) Internet
7 3 (0.62%) LAN
7 3 (0.62%) OSPF
7 3 (0.62%) SSH
8 2 (0.41%) HTTP
8 2 (0.41%) IPsec
8 2 (0.41%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.41%) VLAN
8 2 (0.41%) Wireless
8 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.58%) MySQL
4 24 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.13%) Data Lake
6 18 (3.72%) Big Data
7 17 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.27%) OLTP
12 10 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.65%) InfluxDB
14 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.45%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.45%) Redis
15 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 156 (32.23%) Git (software)
2 151 (31.20%) Jenkins
3 60 (12.40%) GitLab
4 36 (7.44%) TeamCity
5 26 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (3.51%) Selenium
7 17 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (3.31%) JIRA
9 15 (3.10%) Bitbucket
9 15 (3.10%) Maven
10 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.65%) Appium
12 8 (1.65%) Postman
13 7 (1.45%) gulp
13 7 (1.45%) JUnit
13 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio Code
14 6 (1.24%) Grunt
14 6 (1.24%) SonarQube
General
1 91 (18.80%) Finance
2 28 (5.79%) Public Sector
3 23 (4.75%) Law
4 16 (3.31%) Banking
5 14 (2.89%) Marketing
6 11 (2.27%) Games
7 10 (2.07%) Retail
8 8 (1.65%) Back Office
8 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.45%) Digital Economy
10 6 (1.24%) Advertising
10 6 (1.24%) Electronics
10 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.62%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 214 (44.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (23.55%) AWS DevOps
3 111 (22.93%) AWS Engineer
4 104 (21.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 91 (18.80%) Developer
6 41 (8.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 40 (8.26%) Architect
8 39 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
9 31 (6.40%) Senior DevOps
10 30 (6.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 27 (5.58%) .NET Developer
11 27 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
13 22 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 20 (4.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 20 (4.13%) C# Developer
15 19 (3.93%) Azure Architect
16 16 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (3.31%) Java Developer
16 16 (3.31%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.60%) .NET
2 58 (11.98%) Web Services
3 57 (11.78%) CSS
4 46 (9.50%) .NET Framework
5 43 (8.88%) ASP.NET
6 38 (7.85%) jQuery
7 37 (7.64%) .NET Core
7 37 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (7.64%) HTML
8 36 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 34 (7.02%) Elastic Stack
10 27 (5.58%) Entity Framework
10 27 (5.58%) React
11 26 (5.37%) XML
12 25 (5.17%) REST
13 23 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (4.34%) SOAP
15 20 (4.13%) Spring
16 19 (3.93%) AngularJS
17 17 (3.51%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.50%) Public Cloud
2 22 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 20 (4.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 15 (3.10%) User Experience
5 14 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.27%) CMDB
8 10 (2.07%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.83%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
15 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 210 (43.39%) Linux
2 57 (11.78%) Windows
3 32 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (4.34%) CentOS
5 17 (3.51%) Unix
6 15 (3.10%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.07%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.65%) Android
9 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.65%) Debian
9 8 (1.65%) VMS
10 4 (0.83%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.21%) SUSE
11 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (75.41%) DevOps
2 303 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
4 114 (23.55%) Scrum
5 113 (23.35%) Configuration Management
6 110 (22.73%) Migration
7 101 (20.87%) Test Automation
8 97 (20.04%) Microservices
9 82 (16.94%) Infrastructure as Code
10 60 (12.40%) MVC
11 51 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 48 (9.92%) Open Source
12 48 (9.92%) TDD
13 47 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (8.68%) High Availability
15 40 (8.26%) Software Engineering
16 36 (7.44%) Computer Science
16 36 (7.44%) Web Development
17 34 (7.02%) Infrastructure Automation
17 34 (7.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 174 (35.95%) Python
2 78 (16.12%) Java
2 78 (16.12%) SQL
3 74 (15.29%) C#
4 73 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 72 (14.88%) Bash Shell
6 71 (14.67%) PowerShell
7 61 (12.60%) Ruby
8 53 (10.95%) Go
9 23 (4.75%) PHP
10 20 (4.13%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.89%) C
12 13 (2.69%) Perl
12 13 (2.69%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.27%) C++
14 10 (2.07%) Java 8
15 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.24%) Scala
16 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (11.16%) Degree
2 48 (9.92%) AWS Certification
3 20 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.24%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.83%) CISSP
8 3 (0.62%) CISM
8 3 (0.62%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.21%) CCIE
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) OCA
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.21%) RHCE
9 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.17%) QA
2 20 (4.13%) SLA
3 11 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.07%) GDPR
5 8 (1.65%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.45%) NIST
7 6 (1.24%) ISO 22301
8 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 185 (38.22%) Docker
2 20 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.93%) vSphere
4 9 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.45%) HDFS
6 6 (1.24%) Ceph
6 6 (1.24%) Xen
7 5 (1.03%) Microcode
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.62%) LXC
10 2 (0.41%) iptables
10 2 (0.41%) NFS
10 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.21%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.21%) zsh
Systems Management
1 239 (49.38%) Terraform
2 211 (43.60%) Kubernetes
3 180 (37.19%) Puppet
4 152 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
5 115 (23.76%) Ansible
6 38 (7.85%) Prometheus
7 27 (5.58%) Grafana
8 17 (3.51%) Graphite
9 7 (1.45%) Kibana
9 7 (1.45%) Rancher
10 6 (1.24%) Consul
10 6 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.24%) Proxmox
10 6 (1.24%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.03%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.83%) Automic
12 4 (0.83%) HP Fortify
12 4 (0.83%) logstash
12 4 (0.83%) Nagios
13 3 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 93 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.09%) Oracle
3 32 (6.61%) Google
4 23 (4.75%) SaltStack
5 21 (4.34%) Splunk
5 21 (4.34%) VMware
6 15 (3.10%) IBM
7 11 (2.27%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.27%) Databricks
8 10 (2.07%) Cisco
8 10 (2.07%) Nintex
9 9 (1.86%) Qualys
10 8 (1.65%) Sparx
11 7 (1.45%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.45%) TOWER Software
12 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.24%) SAP
12 6 (1.24%) Sun
12 6 (1.24%) Teradata
13 5 (1.03%) HP