Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 360 413
Rank change year-on-year +35 +53 +77
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,470 1,487 1,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.94% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 1,147 1,058
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £38,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.60% -1.50%

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 138,593 158,261 159,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.70% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,345 127,075 132,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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 +47 1,373 £60,000 -4.00% 195
London -2 740 £75,000 +7.14% 91
UK excluding London +89 717 £50,000 -4.76% 112
North of England +50 220 £47,500 -20.83% 32
South East +89 183 £47,500 -13.64% 26
North West +22 99 £50,000 -2.44% 14
Yorkshire +37 90 £41,250 -31.25% 16
South West -2 90 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Midlands +31 70 £55,000 -2.22% 16
East of England +54 69 £65,000 -13.33% 13
Wales +31 40 £49,039 +22.60% 3
Scotland -32 40 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East Midlands +9 39 £42,500 -22.73% 5
West Midlands +31 31 £60,000 - 11
North East +27 31 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Northern Ireland -5 8 £62,500 +108.33% 2

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 816 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (51.77%) DevOps
3 613 (41.70%) Amazon AWS
4 583 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
5 494 (33.61%) Linux
6 480 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 459 (31.22%) C#
8 455 (30.95%) Jenkins
9 438 (29.80%) Docker
10 435 (29.59%) .NET
11 432 (29.39%) SQL
12 415 (28.23%) JavaScript
13 409 (27.82%) Test Automation
14 404 (27.48%) Ansible
15 391 (26.60%) Puppet
16 389 (26.46%) Java
17 377 (25.65%) Python
18 362 (24.63%) Finance
19 329 (22.38%) Git (software)
19 329 (22.38%) Opscode Chef
20 316 (21.50%) Web Services
21 305 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
22 304 (20.68%) Scrum
23 302 (20.54%) Kubernetes
24 297 (20.20%) SQL Server
25 287 (19.52%) Software Engineering
26 284 (19.32%) Microsoft
27 283 (19.25%) Windows
28 259 (17.62%) Microservices
29 254 (17.28%) TDD

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
1 113 (7.69%) Confluence
2 99 (6.73%) Apache
3 79 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 67 (4.56%) IIS
5 61 (4.15%) WebSphere
6 60 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 56 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (3.54%) JBoss
9 51 (3.47%) WebLogic
10 43 (2.93%) Apache Solr
11 40 (2.72%) nginx
12 35 (2.38%) Apache Spark
13 34 (2.31%) CMS
14 26 (1.77%) OpenStack
15 20 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (1.22%) Anypoint
16 18 (1.22%) MS Exchange
17 15 (1.02%) Drupal
18 14 (0.95%) GlassFish
18 14 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 37 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.56%) Actimize
3 11 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
7 5 (0.34%) Magento
8 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 613 (41.70%) Amazon AWS
2 480 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (7.41%) SaaS
4 97 (6.60%) Cloud Computing
5 96 (6.53%) GitHub
6 94 (6.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 82 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 75 (5.10%) PaaS
9 53 (3.61%) IaaS
10 49 (3.33%) Serverless
11 48 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 46 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
12 46 (3.13%) OpenShift
13 36 (2.45%) Office 365
14 32 (2.18%) Amazon S3
15 21 (1.43%) Datadog
16 20 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
16 20 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
18 14 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.10%) Firewall
2 61 (4.15%) DNS
3 56 (3.81%) VPN
4 53 (3.61%) Internet
5 47 (3.20%) HTTP
6 45 (3.06%) TCP/IP
7 40 (2.72%) SAN
8 26 (1.77%) SSL
9 24 (1.63%) WAN
10 21 (1.43%) LAN
11 18 (1.22%) Intranet
12 15 (1.02%) IPsec
13 14 (0.95%) Extranet
14 13 (0.88%) DHCP
14 13 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
15 11 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (0.75%) Network Security
15 11 (0.75%) VLAN
16 9 (0.61%) MPLS
17 7 (0.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 190 (12.93%) NoSQL
3 116 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 85 (5.78%) MySQL
5 59 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.27%) Big Data
7 45 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 38 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 32 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (1.77%) Redis
11 26 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.36%) Geospatial Data
16 19 (1.29%) Couchbase
17 18 (1.22%) Power BI
18 17 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 455 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 329 (22.38%) Git (software)
3 236 (16.05%) TeamCity
4 211 (14.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 210 (14.29%) JIRA
6 180 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 137 (9.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 109 (7.41%) Maven
9 96 (6.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 78 (5.31%) Subversion
11 71 (4.83%) Bitbucket
12 66 (4.49%) Vagrant
13 61 (4.15%) Selenium
14 56 (3.81%) Visual Studio
15 55 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
16 54 (3.67%) MSBuild
17 48 (3.27%) GitLab
18 34 (2.31%) Hudson
19 32 (2.18%) Gradle
20 28 (1.90%) Travis CI
General
1 362 (24.63%) Finance
2 121 (8.23%) Banking
3 61 (4.15%) Retail
4 55 (3.74%) Law
5 43 (2.93%) Games
6 31 (2.11%) Marketing
7 22 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.36%) Front Office
9 16 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.02%) Electronics
10 15 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.88%) French Language
12 11 (0.75%) Advertising
12 11 (0.75%) Automotive
12 11 (0.75%) German Language
12 11 (0.75%) Legal
12 11 (0.75%) Swedish Language
13 8 (0.54%) Back Office
14 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 392 (26.67%) Developer
2 327 (22.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 160 (10.88%) .NET Developer
4 149 (10.14%) Architect
5 125 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 111 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 108 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 107 (7.28%) Software Engineer
9 103 (7.01%) AWS Engineer
10 86 (5.85%) Platform Engineer
11 85 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
12 78 (5.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 76 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
14 67 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
15 65 (4.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 64 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 61 (4.15%) Java Developer
18 57 (3.88%) Lead Developer
19 56 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 54 (3.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (29.59%) .NET
2 316 (21.50%) Web Services
3 218 (14.83%) CSS
4 208 (14.15%) HTML
5 205 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 166 (11.29%) React
7 150 (10.20%) .NET Framework
8 147 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 134 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 133 (9.05%) Node.js
11 124 (8.44%) jQuery
12 103 (7.01%) Entity Framework
13 95 (6.46%) REST
13 95 (6.46%) RESTful
14 88 (5.99%) HTML5
15 83 (5.65%) .NET Core
15 83 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 73 (4.97%) Vue.js
17 70 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (4.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
2 119 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 51 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
4 51 (3.47%) N-Tier
5 49 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (3.20%) User Experience
7 44 (2.99%) Fintech
8 38 (2.59%) Cloud Native
9 35 (2.38%) Driving Licence
10 34 (2.31%) Data Centre
11 33 (2.24%) Public Cloud
12 32 (2.18%) Mobile Banking
12 32 (2.18%) Replication
13 28 (1.90%) Blog
14 27 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (1.50%) CMDB
15 22 (1.50%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 494 (33.61%) Linux
2 283 (19.25%) Windows
3 146 (9.93%) Unix
4 104 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 86 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (5.17%) CentOS
7 42 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 31 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 31 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.50%) VMS
10 21 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.22%) Debian
12 12 (0.82%) Fedora
12 12 (0.82%) SUSE
13 11 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.48%) Android
14 7 (0.48%) FreeBSD
15 5 (0.34%) AIX
15 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (51.77%) DevOps
3 583 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
4 409 (27.82%) Test Automation
5 305 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 304 (20.68%) Scrum
7 287 (19.52%) Software Engineering
8 259 (17.62%) Microservices
9 254 (17.28%) TDD
10 243 (16.53%) Configuration Management
11 194 (13.20%) MVC
12 176 (11.97%) Open Source
13 153 (10.41%) Computer Science
14 134 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
15 133 (9.05%) Continuous Deployment
16 132 (8.98%) Kanban
17 131 (8.91%) OO
18 130 (8.84%) SOLID
19 129 (8.78%) Mentoring
20 121 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 459 (31.22%) C#
2 432 (29.39%) SQL
3 415 (28.23%) JavaScript
4 389 (26.46%) Java
5 377 (25.65%) Python
6 245 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 172 (11.70%) Bash Shell
8 150 (10.20%) Ruby
9 105 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 90 (6.12%) Shell Script
11 75 (5.10%) Perl
12 74 (5.03%) PHP
13 45 (3.06%) Scala
14 43 (2.93%) Go
15 35 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 32 (2.18%) C++
17 22 (1.50%) C
18 12 (0.82%) AWK
18 12 (0.82%) F#
19 10 (0.68%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 182 (12.38%) Degree
2 86 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.06%) AWS Certification
4 41 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 28 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.16%) MCDST
7 15 (1.02%) MCSA
8 13 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.82%) ISEB
9 12 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.82%) MCSE
10 9 (0.61%) CISSP
10 9 (0.61%) RHCE
10 9 (0.61%) RHCSA
10 9 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.54%) CCNA
11 8 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.85%) QA
2 28 (1.90%) SLA
3 21 (1.43%) GDPR
4 15 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.48%) MiFID
7 6 (0.41%) EMIR
7 6 (0.41%) FATCA
7 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.068%) PMO
System Software
1 438 (29.80%) Docker
2 82 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.43%) vSphere
7 19 (1.29%) Varnish
8 15 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.48%) HDFS
10 7 (0.48%) XenApp
11 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.34%) Samba
13 4 (0.27%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.27%) etcd
13 4 (0.27%) SkyDNS
13 4 (0.27%) Xen
13 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.27%) XenServer
14 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 404 (27.48%) Ansible
2 391 (26.60%) Puppet
3 329 (22.38%) Opscode Chef
4 302 (20.54%) Kubernetes
5 171 (11.63%) Terraform
6 61 (4.15%) Nagios
7 52 (3.54%) SCCM
8 48 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
9 45 (3.06%) Packer
10 37 (2.52%) Grafana
10 37 (2.52%) Prometheus
11 35 (2.38%) Salt
12 34 (2.31%) Cobbler
13 26 (1.77%) ZABBIX
14 20 (1.36%) WSUS
15 18 (1.22%) Graphite
15 18 (1.22%) Sysdig
15 18 (1.22%) Tivoli
16 17 (1.16%) IBM BigFix
17 16 (1.09%) Consul
Vendors
1 284 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 199 (13.54%) Oracle
3 126 (8.57%) VMware
4 109 (7.41%) Splunk
5 106 (7.21%) Red Hat
6 92 (6.26%) Google
7 55 (3.74%) Atlassian
7 55 (3.74%) IBM
8 54 (3.67%) New Relic
9 38 (2.59%) AppDynamics
10 37 (2.52%) Cisco
10 37 (2.52%) Nintex
11 29 (1.97%) Dynatrace
11 29 (1.97%) MuleSoft
12 23 (1.56%) WorldPay
13 20 (1.36%) SAP
14 19 (1.29%) Sun
15 18 (1.22%) EnterpriseDB
15 18 (1.22%) Intel
15 18 (1.22%) Ivanti