Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 359 326 329
Rank change year-on-year -33 +3 +59
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 648 1,439 1,776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.98% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.06% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 465 1,208 1,384
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,350 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.28% +6.70% -

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 72,778 135,367 163,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.20% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,995 106,528 131,555
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in the UK

Deployment Automation
Top 18 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 4 July 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 -15 616 £60,000 -7.69% 79
UK excluding London +23 353 £50,000 -6.28% 63
London -21 292 £75,000 - 24
North of England +39 120 £50,000 +6.10% 20
South East +55 110 £52,000 -5.45% 12
Yorkshire +80 60 £50,000 +16.28% 10
North West +27 55 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South West +66 38 £46,500 -15.45% 3
Midlands +43 34 £52,500 - 13
Work from Home -9 33 £50,000 -31.03% 8
West Midlands +56 25 £55,330 +10.66% 5
East of England +59 24 £46,250 -28.85% 7
Scotland +65 21 £50,000 -6.54% 5
East Midlands +24 8 £45,000 -30.77% 8
Wales +24 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North East +12 5 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Northern Ireland +22 1 £45,000 -36.84% 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 397 (61.27%) DevOps
2 346 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (45.52%) AWS
4 250 (38.58%) Continuous Integration
5 246 (37.96%) Azure
6 196 (30.25%) Python
7 192 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 188 (29.01%) Ansible
9 187 (28.86%) Finance
10 182 (28.09%) Terraform
11 174 (26.85%) Java
12 171 (26.39%) Git (software)
13 169 (26.08%) Jenkins
14 164 (25.31%) Linux
15 155 (23.92%) Docker
16 153 (23.61%) Kubernetes
17 147 (22.69%) Puppet
18 138 (21.30%) .NET
19 129 (19.91%) Microsoft
19 129 (19.91%) Scrum
20 126 (19.44%) Microservices
21 120 (18.52%) PowerShell
22 110 (16.98%) C#
23 104 (16.05%) Windows
23 104 (16.05%) Configuration Management
24 102 (15.74%) SQL
25 98 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
25 98 (15.12%) Infrastructure as Code
26 94 (14.51%) Serverless
27 93 (14.35%) SQL Server

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 22 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (3.24%) IIS
3 17 (2.62%) Confluence
4 12 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.54%) Apache
6 9 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.08%) CMS
8 6 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.62%) nginx
10 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.46%) JBoss
11 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.31%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.31%) Mule
12 2 (0.31%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 295 (45.52%) AWS
2 246 (37.96%) Azure
3 94 (14.51%) Serverless
4 71 (10.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 48 (7.41%) SaaS
6 39 (6.02%) OpenShift
7 37 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
8 34 (5.25%) GCP
9 29 (4.48%) Office 365
10 27 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (4.01%) Amazon S3
11 26 (4.01%) IaaS
12 24 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (3.70%) PaaS
13 20 (3.09%) Amazon Cognito
13 20 (3.09%) GitHub
14 17 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (1.85%) AWS CodePipeline
15 12 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.40%) Firewall
2 13 (2.01%) VPN
3 11 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.54%) FTP
5 8 (1.23%) WAN
6 7 (1.08%) HTTP
6 7 (1.08%) VoIP
7 6 (0.93%) DNS
8 5 (0.77%) Network Security
8 5 (0.77%) Wireless
9 4 (0.62%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.62%) Internet
9 4 (0.62%) SAN
9 4 (0.62%) VLAN
9 4 (0.62%) WebEx
10 3 (0.46%) DHCP
10 3 (0.46%) Skype
10 3 (0.46%) SNMP
10 3 (0.46%) SSH
10 3 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.71%) MySQL
5 33 (5.09%) Big Data
6 30 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 26 (4.01%) Redis
8 24 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (3.09%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (2.16%) Data Lake
14 10 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
14 10 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (1.54%) CouchDB
15 9 (1.39%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 171 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 169 (26.08%) Jenkins
3 62 (9.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 56 (8.64%) GitLab
5 40 (6.17%) TeamCity
6 35 (5.40%) Bitbucket
7 34 (5.25%) Selenium
8 31 (4.78%) JIRA
9 27 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 25 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (3.70%) Cucumber
12 22 (3.40%) Maven
13 18 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (2.47%) Gradle
15 14 (2.16%) JUnit
15 14 (2.16%) Visual Studio
16 13 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
16 13 (2.01%) Subversion
17 12 (1.85%) Protractor
17 12 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 187 (28.86%) Finance
2 35 (5.40%) Banking
3 23 (3.55%) Public Sector
3 23 (3.55%) Retail
4 17 (2.62%) Games
5 15 (2.31%) Marketing
6 11 (1.70%) Front Office
6 11 (1.70%) Law
7 9 (1.39%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.23%) Military
8 8 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.08%) Digital Economy
10 6 (0.93%) Electronics
11 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.46%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.31%) Police
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (27.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 156 (24.07%) Developer
3 83 (12.81%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (8.18%) Platform Engineer
5 44 (6.79%) AWS DevOps
6 43 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 36 (5.56%) Python Engineer
8 33 (5.09%) Senior DevOps
9 32 (4.94%) Data Engineer
10 31 (4.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 31 (4.78%) Software Engineer
11 30 (4.63%) .NET Developer
11 30 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
13 27 (4.17%) Senior Developer
14 26 (4.01%) Site Engineer
14 26 (4.01%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 25 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 23 (3.55%) C# Developer
17 22 (3.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (21.30%) .NET
2 74 (11.42%) AngularJS
3 68 (10.49%) Web Services
4 51 (7.87%) .NET Framework
4 51 (7.87%) CSS
5 44 (6.79%) HTML
6 41 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 41 (6.33%) REST
7 37 (5.71%) .NET Core
8 36 (5.56%) React
9 33 (5.09%) Node.js
10 30 (4.63%) Spring
11 27 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 27 (4.17%) RESTful
11 27 (4.17%) XML
12 25 (3.86%) Kafka
13 24 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
14 23 (3.55%) SOAP
15 22 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.33%) Cloud Native
2 39 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.56%) User Experience
4 31 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (2.93%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.23%) CMDB
10 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.93%) Blog
12 6 (0.93%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.77%) EPoS
13 5 (0.77%) IVR
13 5 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 164 (25.31%) Linux
2 104 (16.05%) Windows
3 42 (6.48%) Unix
4 30 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.55%) Windows 10
7 19 (2.93%) Android
8 16 (2.47%) CentOS
9 13 (2.01%) VMS
10 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.46%) Debian
14 2 (0.31%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.31%) Solaris
14 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (61.27%) DevOps
2 346 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (38.58%) Continuous Integration
4 192 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 129 (19.91%) Scrum
6 126 (19.44%) Microservices
7 104 (16.05%) Configuration Management
8 98 (15.12%) Infrastructure as Code
9 83 (12.81%) Software Engineering
10 76 (11.73%) TDD
11 70 (10.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 65 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (8.80%) Continuous Deployment
14 50 (7.72%) Analytics
14 50 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 50 (7.72%) Open Source
15 49 (7.56%) Computer Science
16 48 (7.41%) Mentoring
17 45 (6.94%) Migration
17 45 (6.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 196 (30.25%) Python
2 174 (26.85%) Java
3 120 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 110 (16.98%) C#
5 102 (15.74%) SQL
6 81 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 80 (12.35%) Bash Shell
8 43 (6.64%) Ruby
9 32 (4.94%) Go
9 32 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 26 (4.01%) Perl
11 23 (3.55%) C
11 23 (3.55%) C++
12 20 (3.09%) PHP
13 19 (2.93%) TypeScript
14 14 (2.16%) Scala
15 12 (1.85%) Groovy
15 12 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.54%) R
17 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (10.34%) Degree
2 39 (6.02%) AWS Certification
3 32 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 25 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.62%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.77%) OCP
7 5 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.46%) CCNA
9 3 (0.46%) CCNP
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ISEB
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.31%) MCITP
10 2 (0.31%) MCSE
10 2 (0.31%) RHCE
10 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.04%) QA
2 20 (3.09%) SLA
3 9 (1.39%) GDPR
4 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) BS25999
6 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 155 (23.92%) Docker
2 66 (10.19%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.24%) vSphere
5 7 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 6 (0.93%) NFS
6 6 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.62%) GPFS
8 4 (0.62%) Lustre
8 4 (0.62%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.31%) iptables
11 1 (0.15%) HDFS
11 1 (0.15%) KVM
11 1 (0.15%) LXC
11 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 188 (29.01%) Ansible
2 182 (28.09%) Terraform
3 153 (23.61%) Kubernetes
4 147 (22.69%) Puppet
5 98 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.47%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.31%) Grafana
7 15 (2.31%) Nagios
8 12 (1.85%) Cobbler
9 10 (1.54%) Graphite
9 10 (1.54%) Kibana
9 10 (1.54%) Rancher
10 9 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.39%) Packer
11 8 (1.23%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.93%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.93%) vRealize
13 5 (0.77%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.62%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 129 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.41%) VMware
3 43 (6.64%) Oracle
4 20 (3.09%) Google
5 17 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.01%) Splunk
7 10 (1.54%) HP
7 10 (1.54%) Tableau
8 9 (1.39%) IBM
9 8 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.23%) EnterpriseDB
10 7 (1.08%) Remedy
10 7 (1.08%) Sophos
11 6 (0.93%) Cisco
11 6 (0.93%) F5
11 6 (0.93%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.93%) Sun
12 5 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.77%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.77%) Xamarin