Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 355 324 371
Rank change year-on-year -31 +47 +101
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,169 1,698 1,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.03% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.12% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,245 1,205
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 126,014 151,292 161,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.12% 91.81% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,222 120,417 127,051
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,050
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Top 15 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 22 October 2019. 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 -32 1,112 £65,000 +8.33% 172
UK excluding London -70 575 £52,500 +5.00% 98
London 0 573 £75,000 - 85
South East -30 165 £52,500 -4.55% 29
North of England -88 137 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Midlands +73 95 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North West -7 90 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East of England +64 73 £62,500 +6.38% 9
South West -28 62 £45,000 -10.00% 19
East Midlands +29 48 £55,000 +15.79% 2
West Midlands +59 47 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Yorkshire -60 45 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Scotland -6 41 £58,500 +37.65% 7
Northern Ireland -12 5 £57,500 -8.00% 1
North East -14 2 £37,500 -25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 732 (62.62%) DevOps
2 637 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
3 505 (43.20%) Azure
4 489 (41.83%) AWS
5 436 (37.30%) Continuous Integration
6 414 (35.41%) Test Automation
7 390 (33.36%) C#
8 370 (31.65%) .NET
9 342 (29.26%) Python
10 331 (28.31%) Docker
11 325 (27.80%) Linux
12 299 (25.58%) SQL
13 294 (25.15%) Microsoft
14 293 (25.06%) Git (software)
15 281 (24.04%) SQL Server
16 276 (23.61%) Jenkins
17 273 (23.35%) Microservices
18 272 (23.27%) JavaScript
19 270 (23.10%) Ansible
20 269 (23.01%) Kubernetes
21 258 (22.07%) Finance
22 253 (21.64%) Java
23 250 (21.39%) Terraform
24 210 (17.96%) MVC
25 207 (17.71%) Puppet
26 199 (17.02%) Software Engineering
27 195 (16.68%) Windows
28 192 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
29 185 (15.83%) Web Services
29 185 (15.83%) Scrum

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 58 (4.96%) IIS
2 48 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 40 (3.42%) Confluence
4 38 (3.25%) Apache
4 38 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (3.17%) Apache Spark
6 27 (2.31%) CMS
6 27 (2.31%) nginx
7 21 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.45%) JBoss
11 15 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (1.20%) Headless CMS
13 13 (1.11%) Umbraco
13 13 (1.11%) WordPress
14 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
15 9 (0.77%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.97%) SAP ERP
3 17 (1.45%) Magento
4 9 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.51%) Shopify
6 5 (0.43%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.086%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 505 (43.20%) Azure
2 489 (41.83%) AWS
3 145 (12.40%) Serverless
4 103 (8.81%) AWS Lambda
5 81 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
6 75 (6.42%) PaaS
7 70 (5.99%) SaaS
8 58 (4.96%) Amazon S3
9 53 (4.53%) GCP
9 53 (4.53%) IaaS
10 49 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 46 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (3.93%) OpenShift
12 43 (3.68%) GitHub
13 40 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
15 27 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 27 (2.31%) Office 365
16 26 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
17 25 (2.14%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.13%) DNS
2 59 (5.05%) Firewall
3 33 (2.82%) DHCP
4 31 (2.65%) HTTP
5 24 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.97%) Internet
7 19 (1.63%) VPN
8 16 (1.37%) Network Security
9 13 (1.11%) Skype
9 13 (1.11%) VLAN
10 12 (1.03%) SSL
11 9 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.68%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.60%) BIG-IP
13 7 (0.60%) FabricPath
13 7 (0.60%) SMTP
14 5 (0.43%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.43%) VSAN
15 4 (0.34%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 106 (9.07%) NoSQL
3 67 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
5 53 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.93%) MongoDB
7 44 (3.76%) Big Data
8 38 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 35 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
11 30 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (2.40%) OLAP
13 28 (2.40%) Oracle Database
14 25 (2.14%) Power BI
15 23 (1.97%) MySQL
16 20 (1.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 293 (25.06%) Git (software)
2 276 (23.61%) Jenkins
3 132 (11.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 98 (8.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 97 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (7.70%) TeamCity
7 88 (7.53%) JIRA
8 82 (7.01%) Visual Studio
9 67 (5.73%) GitLab
10 60 (5.13%) Selenium
11 51 (4.36%) NUnit
12 42 (3.59%) Artifactory
13 40 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 39 (3.34%) Bitbucket
15 38 (3.25%) Vagrant
15 38 (3.25%) WebDriver
16 37 (3.17%) Maven
17 24 (2.05%) SpecFlow
18 20 (1.71%) SoapUI
19 19 (1.63%) JUnit
General
1 258 (22.07%) Finance
2 51 (4.36%) Retail
3 43 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 41 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 34 (2.91%) Marketing
6 33 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.74%) Banking
7 32 (2.74%) Electronics
8 23 (1.97%) Games
9 21 (1.80%) Front Office
10 18 (1.54%) Automotive
11 10 (0.86%) Legal
12 8 (0.68%) Advertising
12 8 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.60%) Back Office
13 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.60%) Law
14 6 (0.51%) Military
15 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 422 (36.10%) Developer
2 244 (20.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 107 (9.15%) C# Developer
4 92 (7.87%) .NET Developer
5 90 (7.70%) Architect
6 82 (7.01%) Senior Developer
7 76 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 72 (6.16%) AWS Engineer
9 55 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 50 (4.28%) Technical Leader
11 49 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 46 (3.93%) Platform Engineer
13 45 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
13 45 (3.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 44 (3.76%) Software Developer
14 44 (3.76%) Software Engineer
14 44 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
15 42 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 42 (3.59%) Senior DevOps
15 42 (3.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (31.65%) .NET
2 185 (15.83%) Web Services
3 173 (14.80%) React
4 160 (13.69%) AngularJS
5 156 (13.34%) CSS
6 155 (13.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 143 (12.23%) .NET Framework
8 132 (11.29%) REST
9 129 (11.04%) .NET Core
10 126 (10.78%) ASP.NET
11 122 (10.44%) HTML
12 100 (8.55%) Entity Framework
13 84 (7.19%) Node.js
14 75 (6.42%) JSON
15 74 (6.33%) WCF
16 71 (6.07%) SOAP
17 67 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 63 (5.39%) jQuery
19 54 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 53 (4.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (4.62%) User Experience
4 51 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (4.11%) Cloud Native
6 38 (3.25%) N-Tier
7 34 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 32 (2.74%) Hedge funds
8 32 (2.74%) Public Cloud
9 28 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (2.40%) Virtual Team
10 27 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.54%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.20%) iPad
14 13 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 325 (27.80%) Linux
2 195 (16.68%) Windows
3 86 (7.36%) Unix
4 79 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.40%) CentOS
8 26 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 21 (1.80%) Debian
10 16 (1.37%) Android
11 13 (1.11%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.77%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.60%) SUSE
15 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.26%) VyOS
17 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.17%) VMS
17 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (62.62%) DevOps
2 637 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (37.30%) Continuous Integration
4 414 (35.41%) Test Automation
5 273 (23.35%) Microservices
6 210 (17.96%) MVC
7 199 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 185 (15.83%) Problem-Solving
8 185 (15.83%) Scrum
9 157 (13.43%) TDD
10 151 (12.92%) Continuous Deployment
11 148 (12.66%) Mentoring
12 142 (12.15%) Unit Testing
13 128 (10.95%) Configuration Management
13 128 (10.95%) Open Source
14 119 (10.18%) Infrastructure as Code
15 105 (8.98%) Computer Science
16 104 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 104 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 101 (8.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 390 (33.36%) C#
2 342 (29.26%) Python
3 299 (25.58%) SQL
4 272 (23.27%) JavaScript
5 253 (21.64%) Java
6 182 (15.57%) PowerShell
7 141 (12.06%) Bash Shell
8 114 (9.75%) Ruby
9 97 (8.30%) T-SQL
10 68 (5.82%) Scala
11 59 (5.05%) PHP
12 54 (4.62%) Go
12 54 (4.62%) TypeScript
13 41 (3.51%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.57%) Perl
15 29 (2.48%) Groovy
16 26 (2.22%) PL/SQL
17 23 (1.97%) Java 8
18 17 (1.45%) VB.NET
19 16 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 102 (8.73%) Degree
2 36 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.94%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.77%) MCAD
9 9 (0.77%) MCSD
9 9 (0.77%) MCTS
10 7 (0.60%) CCNA
10 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.60%) MCSA
10 7 (0.60%) MCSE
10 7 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.51%) RHCE
11 6 (0.51%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.96%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.086%) GDPR
System Software
1 331 (28.31%) Docker
2 79 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (2.82%) vSphere
5 24 (2.05%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.03%) VMware NSX
7 9 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.68%) NFS
8 8 (0.68%) XenApp
8 8 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (0.60%) KVM
9 7 (0.60%) Xen
10 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.34%) oVirt
11 4 (0.34%) RHEV
11 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.26%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.26%) Postfix
13 2 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 270 (23.10%) Ansible
2 269 (23.01%) Kubernetes
3 250 (21.39%) Terraform
4 207 (17.71%) Puppet
5 192 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (3.59%) Salt
7 36 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
8 34 (2.91%) Kibana
9 30 (2.57%) Grafana
10 29 (2.48%) Nagios
11 21 (1.80%) Packer
11 21 (1.80%) Prometheus
12 20 (1.71%) Automic
12 20 (1.71%) SCCM
13 17 (1.45%) Cobbler
14 16 (1.37%) Consul
15 15 (1.28%) Opsview
16 14 (1.20%) Istio
16 14 (1.20%) Knative
17 11 (0.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 294 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.98%) Oracle
3 82 (7.01%) SAP
4 78 (6.67%) VMware
5 47 (4.02%) Red Hat
6 42 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (3.25%) Google
7 38 (3.25%) IBM
8 34 (2.91%) Cisco
8 34 (2.91%) New Relic
9 31 (2.65%) MuleSoft
10 30 (2.57%) Sitecore
11 28 (2.40%) Cadence
12 24 (2.05%) Tableau
13 21 (1.80%) Dell
14 19 (1.63%) FactSet
14 19 (1.63%) Nintex
14 19 (1.63%) Splunk
15 17 (1.45%) Atlassian
15 17 (1.45%) Dynatrace