Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 323 335 371
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -33
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,279 430 1,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.88% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.94% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 861 292 953
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £39,940
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,250 £94,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 114,744 45,556 130,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.98% 93.23% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76,675 37,678 103,661
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +14 1,148 £65,000 +8.33% 175
London +23 660 £80,000 +6.67% 88
UK excluding London -34 510 £57,500 +9.52% 95
Work from Home -57 376 £57,500 +4.55% 28
North of England +38 288 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Yorkshire +14 162 £47,500 -13.64% 16
North West -33 98 £52,500 +10.53% 17
South East -133 91 £65,000 +8.33% 12
South West -72 47 £57,500 +4.55% 14
Midlands -105 45 £61,250 +28.95% 21
West Midlands -86 30 £60,000 +41.18% 13
North East -8 28 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Scotland -85 20 £55,000 +12.82% 7
East Midlands -78 15 £75,000 +49.25% 8
Wales -33 8 £56,000 +28.00% 1
East of England -107 6 £68,750 +10.00% 5
Northern Ireland -45 5 £57,500 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 840 (65.68%) DevOps
2 731 (57.15%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (52.93%) AWS
4 589 (46.05%) Docker
5 534 (41.75%) Kubernetes
6 529 (41.36%) Terraform
7 478 (37.37%) Python
8 461 (36.04%) Azure
9 432 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
10 427 (33.39%) Linux
11 390 (30.49%) Microservices
12 388 (30.34%) Test Automation
13 382 (29.87%) Git (software)
14 339 (26.51%) Infrastructure as Code
15 330 (25.80%) JavaScript
16 315 (24.63%) Puppet
17 291 (22.75%) Scrum
18 287 (22.44%) Finance
19 286 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
20 279 (21.81%) Java
21 275 (21.50%) SQL
22 273 (21.34%) Software Engineering
23 267 (20.88%) React
24 264 (20.64%) Problem-Solving
25 255 (19.94%) AWS CloudFormation
26 246 (19.23%) Ansible
27 243 (19.00%) C#
28 238 (18.61%) Social Skills
29 223 (17.44%) Jenkins
30 218 (17.04%) Configuration Management

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 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (5.08%) Confluence
3 40 (3.13%) Apache
4 39 (3.05%) IIS
5 33 (2.58%) SharePoint
6 30 (2.35%) nginx
7 24 (1.88%) WordPress
8 20 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (1.17%) Drupal
10 13 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.86%) GemFire
12 9 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.63%) CMS
14 6 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.16%) Apache Pulsar
17 2 (0.16%) CloudStack
Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Figma
2 10 (0.78%) Adobe XD
3 9 (0.70%) InVision
3 9 (0.70%) Marvel
3 9 (0.70%) Sketch
4 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 16 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.70%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 677 (52.93%) AWS
2 461 (36.04%) Azure
3 255 (19.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 215 (16.81%) Serverless
5 179 (14.00%) GCP
6 139 (10.87%) PaaS
7 101 (7.90%) Amazon ECS
8 100 (7.82%) Amazon EKS
8 100 (7.82%) SaaS
9 99 (7.74%) GitHub
10 86 (6.72%) IaaS
11 69 (5.39%) Pulumi
12 63 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
13 57 (4.46%) OpenShift
14 49 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
16 45 (3.52%) npm
17 36 (2.81%) Amazon S3
18 34 (2.66%) Azure Service Bus
19 31 (2.42%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 84 (6.57%) HTTP
2 58 (4.53%) Firewall
3 47 (3.67%) VPN
4 43 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 39 (3.05%) DNS
6 21 (1.64%) DHCP
7 20 (1.56%) Broadband
8 18 (1.41%) Network Security
9 15 (1.17%) SSL
10 13 (1.02%) LAN
10 13 (1.02%) WAN
11 11 (0.86%) Calico
12 10 (0.78%) IPsec
13 8 (0.63%) BGP
14 7 (0.55%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.55%) IPv4
15 6 (0.47%) IPv6
15 6 (0.47%) OpenVPN
15 6 (0.47%) SNMP
16 5 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 111 (8.68%) NoSQL
3 97 (7.58%) MySQL
4 66 (5.16%) MongoDB
4 66 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 47 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 46 (3.60%) Redis
8 41 (3.21%) Big Data
9 37 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (2.81%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
12 18 (1.41%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.33%) Tableau
14 16 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 382 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 223 (17.44%) Jenkins
3 201 (15.72%) GitLab
4 127 (9.93%) JIRA
5 100 (7.82%) TeamCity
6 92 (7.19%) Artifactory
7 55 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 44 (3.44%) gulp
9 42 (3.28%) Bitbucket
10 41 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
11 39 (3.05%) webpack
12 37 (2.89%) Cypress.io
13 35 (2.74%) Selenium
14 34 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
15 31 (2.42%) JUnit
16 29 (2.27%) Maven
17 27 (2.11%) Cucumber
17 27 (2.11%) IntelliJ
17 27 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 287 (22.44%) Finance
2 238 (18.61%) Social Skills
3 77 (6.02%) Banking
4 74 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (5.16%) Law
6 57 (4.46%) Legal
7 48 (3.75%) Marketing
8 38 (2.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 38 (2.97%) Public Sector
8 38 (2.97%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.58%) Financial Institution
10 29 (2.27%) Retail
11 25 (1.95%) Advertising
12 19 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.41%) Games
14 16 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
15 13 (1.02%) Front Office
16 8 (0.63%) Automotive
16 8 (0.63%) Electronics
17 6 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 432 (33.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 319 (24.94%) Developer
3 265 (20.72%) AWS Engineer
4 235 (18.37%) AWS DevOps
5 234 (18.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 103 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 103 (8.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 99 (7.74%) Site Engineer
8 92 (7.19%) Senior Developer
9 91 (7.11%) Software Engineer
10 81 (6.33%) Architect
11 67 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 48 (3.75%) Software Developer
13 44 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
14 37 (2.89%) .NET Developer
14 37 (2.89%) Principal Engineer
15 36 (2.81%) Senior DevOps
15 36 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (2.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 32 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (20.88%) React
2 214 (16.73%) Node.js
3 209 (16.34%) .NET
4 171 (13.37%) Web Services
5 165 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 141 (11.02%) REST
7 140 (10.95%) CSS
8 123 (9.62%) HTML
9 94 (7.35%) Kafka
10 90 (7.04%) .NET Core
11 79 (6.18%) GraphQL
12 75 (5.86%) HTML5
13 70 (5.47%) .NET Framework
14 62 (4.85%) Spring
15 61 (4.77%) Elastic Stack
15 61 (4.77%) RESTful
16 56 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (4.38%) Spring Boot
17 53 (4.14%) jQuery
18 51 (3.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.23%) User Experience
2 106 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (5.39%) Enterprise Cloud
4 51 (3.99%) Public Cloud
5 42 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 39 (3.05%) N-Tier
7 35 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 34 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 29 (2.27%) Cloud Native
11 27 (2.11%) Cyberattack
12 25 (1.95%) Replication
13 24 (1.88%) Blog
13 24 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (1.72%) Clustering
14 22 (1.72%) Mobile App
15 21 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
16 18 (1.41%) Data Centre
16 18 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 427 (33.39%) Linux
2 188 (14.70%) Windows
3 86 (6.72%) Unix
4 48 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.72%) CentOS
7 16 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.63%) Android
8 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.63%) VMS
9 5 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.31%) AIX
10 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.078%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (65.68%) DevOps
2 731 (57.15%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
4 390 (30.49%) Microservices
5 388 (30.34%) Test Automation
6 339 (26.51%) Infrastructure as Code
7 291 (22.75%) Scrum
8 273 (21.34%) Software Engineering
9 264 (20.64%) Problem-Solving
10 218 (17.04%) Configuration Management
11 200 (15.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 187 (14.62%) Migration
13 184 (14.39%) Full Stack Development
14 156 (12.20%) Mentoring
15 129 (10.09%) High Availability
15 129 (10.09%) TDD
16 126 (9.85%) Analytics
17 103 (8.05%) SDLC
18 95 (7.43%) Software Deployment
19 94 (7.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 478 (37.37%) Python
2 330 (25.80%) JavaScript
3 279 (21.81%) Java
4 275 (21.50%) SQL
5 243 (19.00%) C#
6 181 (14.15%) PowerShell
7 156 (12.20%) Go
8 155 (12.12%) TypeScript
9 147 (11.49%) Bash Shell
10 122 (9.54%) Ruby
11 76 (5.94%) ES6
12 52 (4.07%) T-SQL
13 49 (3.83%) Shell Script
14 45 (3.52%) PHP
15 35 (2.74%) Groovy
16 31 (2.42%) C++
17 27 (2.11%) Perl
18 20 (1.56%) Scala
19 19 (1.49%) Kotlin
20 18 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (9.23%) Degree
2 84 (6.57%) AWS Certification
3 52 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.02%) OCP
7 13 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (0.94%) RHCE
8 12 (0.94%) RHCSA
9 7 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.23%) APMP
10 3 (0.23%) CCNA
10 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.23%) MCSA
10 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.16%) ACCA
11 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.38%) QA
2 32 (2.50%) Accessibility
3 26 (2.03%) SLA
4 20 (1.56%) PMO
5 15 (1.17%) WCAG
6 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.23%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.078%) NCSC
8 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 589 (46.05%) Docker
2 46 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.63%) vSphere
7 6 (0.47%) iptables
8 5 (0.39%) Firmware
8 5 (0.39%) KVM
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.078%) HDFS
12 1 (0.078%) NFS
12 1 (0.078%) Xen
12 1 (0.078%) zsh
Systems Management
1 534 (41.75%) Kubernetes
2 529 (41.36%) Terraform
3 315 (24.63%) Puppet
4 286 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
5 246 (19.23%) Ansible
6 137 (10.71%) Prometheus
7 133 (10.40%) Grafana
8 28 (2.19%) Hadoop YARN
9 25 (1.95%) Packer
10 20 (1.56%) Kibana
11 17 (1.33%) Nagios
12 16 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (1.02%) Consul
13 13 (1.02%) Graphite
14 12 (0.94%) SCCM
15 10 (0.78%) Cobbler
16 9 (0.70%) Icinga
16 9 (0.70%) vCenter Server
16 9 (0.70%) vRealize
17 6 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 187 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.82%) Google
3 91 (7.11%) Oracle
4 85 (6.65%) SaltStack
5 27 (2.11%) VMware
6 26 (2.03%) IBM
7 24 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.56%) Solace
9 17 (1.33%) Nintex
10 16 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.25%) Splunk
11 12 (0.94%) LexisNexis
12 10 (0.78%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.78%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.70%) Adobe
13 9 (0.70%) SAP
14 8 (0.63%) New Relic
15 7 (0.55%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.55%) Cisco
15 7 (0.55%) OpenText