Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 368 329
Rank change year-on-year +113 -39 +44
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 771 1,056 1,473
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.91% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 851 871 1,144
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,450 £36,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £94,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.77% +3.00% -5.04%

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 57,452 116,202 139,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.29% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46,434 93,044 111,336
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +91 668 £60,000 - 139
UK excluding London +149 413 £47,500 -7.77% 75
London +74 328 £76,250 +1.67% 69
Work from Home +83 228 £47,500 -18.10% 28
North of England +136 166 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Yorkshire +105 104 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North West +72 60 £47,500 -2.56% 17
Scotland +90 59 £47,500 -18.80% 5
Midlands +67 54 £47,500 -13.64% 13
South East +34 52 £65,000 +26.21% 10
South West +72 49 £47,500 +5.56% 5
West Midlands +74 43 £47,500 -8.69% 8
Wales +51 16 £47,500 +143.59%
East of England +70 14 £72,500 +48.72% 8
East Midlands +42 11 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Northern Ireland +19 3 £45,000 -21.74%
North East +18 2 £42,808 +7.02% 4

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 599 (77.69%) DevOps
2 509 (66.02%) Agile Software Development
3 466 (60.44%) AWS
4 426 (55.25%) Terraform
5 354 (45.91%) Azure
6 352 (45.65%) Kubernetes
7 348 (45.14%) Continuous Integration
8 345 (44.75%) Linux
9 326 (42.28%) Docker
10 300 (38.91%) Opscode Chef
11 295 (38.26%) Puppet
12 230 (29.83%) Git (software)
12 230 (29.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 229 (29.70%) Migration
14 223 (28.92%) Python
15 217 (28.15%) Configuration Management
16 211 (27.37%) Jenkins
17 196 (25.42%) Test Automation
18 195 (25.29%) SQL
19 190 (24.64%) Scrum
20 177 (22.96%) .NET
21 176 (22.83%) C#
22 173 (22.44%) Microsoft
23 170 (22.05%) PowerShell
24 165 (21.40%) Microservices
25 164 (21.27%) JavaScript
26 144 (18.68%) PaaS
26 144 (18.68%) Ansible
27 138 (17.90%) CSS
28 137 (17.77%) Web Services

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 89 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.20%) Apache
4 16 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.95%) IIS
6 9 (1.17%) nginx
7 7 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.91%) Confluence
7 7 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.78%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.78%) CMS
9 4 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.26%) JBoss
11 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.13%) Mule
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Figma
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 42 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (2.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.52%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.26%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 466 (60.44%) AWS
2 354 (45.91%) Azure
3 230 (29.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 144 (18.68%) PaaS
5 91 (11.80%) Serverless
6 90 (11.67%) SaaS
7 82 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 80 (10.38%) GCP
9 69 (8.95%) Amazon EKS
10 53 (6.87%) IaaS
11 52 (6.74%) Pulumi
12 51 (6.61%) Dynamics 365
13 44 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
14 42 (5.45%) Power Platform
15 38 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
17 33 (4.28%) GitHub
18 29 (3.76%) Amazon S3
19 25 (3.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 23 (2.98%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.08%) Firewall
2 14 (1.82%) VPN
3 11 (1.43%) HTTP
4 9 (1.17%) Internet
5 8 (1.04%) Network Security
5 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.04%) VLAN
6 7 (0.91%) WAN
7 5 (0.65%) DNS
7 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.52%) BGP
8 4 (0.52%) OSPF
8 4 (0.52%) Skype
9 3 (0.39%) IPsec
9 3 (0.39%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.39%) SSH
10 2 (0.26%) LAN
10 2 (0.26%) SSL
11 1 (0.13%) MPLS
11 1 (0.13%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 68 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 37 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.28%) Data Lake
7 29 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 24 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (2.33%) MySQL
10 15 (1.95%) Big Data
11 14 (1.82%) OLTP
12 11 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (1.30%) InfluxDB
14 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.17%) Redis
15 8 (1.04%) Power BI
15 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 230 (29.83%) Git (software)
2 211 (27.37%) Jenkins
3 61 (7.91%) GitLab
4 49 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (5.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 37 (4.80%) TeamCity
7 27 (3.50%) JIRA
8 22 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (2.72%) Maven
9 21 (2.72%) Selenium
10 17 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (2.08%) Postman
12 14 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (1.82%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.56%) Appium
14 10 (1.30%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio Code
16 7 (0.91%) Bitbucket
16 7 (0.91%) Cypress.io
17 6 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 132 (17.12%) Finance
2 38 (4.93%) Public Sector
3 22 (2.85%) Games
4 19 (2.46%) Back Office
5 18 (2.33%) Banking
6 14 (1.82%) Law
7 13 (1.69%) Marketing
8 12 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.04%) Retail
9 8 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.91%) Legal
11 6 (0.78%) Electronics
11 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.65%) Advertising
12 5 (0.65%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 321 (41.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 215 (27.89%) AWS DevOps
3 212 (27.50%) AWS Engineer
4 198 (25.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 157 (20.36%) Developer
6 103 (13.36%) Architect
7 74 (9.60%) Senior Developer
8 70 (9.08%) .NET Developer
8 70 (9.08%) C# Developer
9 61 (7.91%) Azure Developer
10 57 (7.39%) Senior DevOps
11 55 (7.13%) Azure Architect
12 53 (6.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 52 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 52 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 46 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
15 45 (5.84%) SQL Developer
16 42 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
17 38 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
17 38 (4.93%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (22.96%) .NET
2 138 (17.90%) CSS
3 137 (17.77%) Web Services
4 132 (17.12%) jQuery
5 118 (15.30%) .NET Core
6 114 (14.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 107 (13.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 107 (13.88%) React
8 98 (12.71%) .NET Framework
9 75 (9.73%) Entity Framework
10 47 (6.10%) XML
11 41 (5.32%) HTML
12 35 (4.54%) RESTful
13 34 (4.41%) Ajax
14 33 (4.28%) AngularJS
14 33 (4.28%) ASP.NET
14 33 (4.28%) JSON
15 32 (4.15%) REST
15 32 (4.15%) Spring
16 24 (3.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.04%) N-Tier
2 47 (6.10%) Enterprise Cloud
3 46 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 33 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.50%) Reinsurance
7 21 (2.72%) User Experience
8 17 (2.20%) Cloud Native
9 14 (1.82%) CMDB
10 13 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.17%) NHS
13 7 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.78%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.78%) Online Games
14 6 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.78%) Replication
15 5 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 345 (44.75%) Linux
2 76 (9.86%) Windows
3 38 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (4.28%) Ubuntu
5 20 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.08%) Unix
7 13 (1.69%) Android
7 13 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.69%) CentOS
8 7 (0.91%) Debian
8 7 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.39%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (77.69%) DevOps
2 509 (66.02%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (45.14%) Continuous Integration
4 229 (29.70%) Migration
5 217 (28.15%) Configuration Management
6 196 (25.42%) Test Automation
7 190 (24.64%) Scrum
8 165 (21.40%) Microservices
9 121 (15.69%) MVC
10 120 (15.56%) Infrastructure as Code
11 100 (12.97%) SOA
12 80 (10.38%) Open Source
13 79 (10.25%) Mentoring
14 71 (9.21%) OO
14 71 (9.21%) SOLID
15 65 (8.43%) TDD
16 64 (8.30%) Unit Testing
17 60 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (7.65%) UML
19 54 (7.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 223 (28.92%) Python
2 195 (25.29%) SQL
3 176 (22.83%) C#
4 170 (22.05%) PowerShell
5 164 (21.27%) JavaScript
6 106 (13.75%) Java
7 88 (11.41%) Ruby
8 87 (11.28%) Bash Shell
9 77 (9.99%) Go
10 67 (8.69%) T-SQL
11 25 (3.24%) C
12 19 (2.46%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.08%) PHP
14 15 (1.95%) C++
15 12 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.43%) Java 8
17 9 (1.17%) Scala
18 8 (1.04%) Groovy
18 8 (1.04%) Perl
19 4 (0.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 78 (10.12%) Degree
2 65 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 62 (8.04%) AWS Certification
3 62 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.65%) CISSP
7 4 (0.52%) CISM
7 4 (0.52%) CSSLP
8 3 (0.39%) CCIE
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) CCNP
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) MCSA
10 1 (0.13%) OCA
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.13%) RHCE
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.58%) QA
2 13 (1.69%) SLA
3 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.91%) ISO 22301
5 7 (0.91%) NIST
6 3 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 326 (42.28%) Docker
2 73 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.91%) Microcode
6 6 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.78%) Ceph
6 6 (0.78%) Xen
7 4 (0.52%) HDFS
8 3 (0.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) LXC
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 426 (55.25%) Terraform
2 352 (45.65%) Kubernetes
3 300 (38.91%) Opscode Chef
4 295 (38.26%) Puppet
5 144 (18.68%) Ansible
6 36 (4.67%) Prometheus
7 22 (2.85%) Grafana
8 10 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (1.17%) Graphite
10 8 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.91%) Kibana
12 6 (0.78%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.78%) Proxmox
12 6 (0.78%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.65%) Consul
13 5 (0.65%) Rancher
14 4 (0.52%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.52%) Nagios
15 3 (0.39%) Cacti
15 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 173 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.38%) Oracle
3 53 (6.87%) Nintex
4 51 (6.61%) SaltStack
5 38 (4.93%) Google
6 28 (3.63%) Databricks
7 19 (2.46%) Splunk
8 18 (2.33%) Sparx
9 17 (2.20%) VMware
10 11 (1.43%) Qualys
11 10 (1.30%) IBM
12 7 (0.91%) Cisco
13 6 (0.78%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.78%) Citrix
13 6 (0.78%) SAP
14 5 (0.65%) Spotify
15 4 (0.52%) AppDynamics
15 4 (0.52%) FNZ
15 4 (0.52%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.52%) TOWER Software