Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 261 353 334
Rank change year-on-year +92 -19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,031 918 1,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 0.83% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.91% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 832 671 1,114
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,450 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,125 £47,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -4.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,938
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -

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 78,066 101,391 137,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.48% 92.19% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,996 81,496 108,890
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +85 915 £65,000 +8.33% 155
UK excluding London +69 509 £50,000 -2.91% 101
London +111 468 £80,000 +6.67% 59
Work from Home +69 293 £47,500 -13.64% 38
North of England +80 237 £47,500 -9.52% 34
Yorkshire +61 135 £56,250 +12.50% 17
North West +65 99 £47,500 -15.50% 14
Midlands +44 70 £50,000 -9.63% 17
South East -35 66 £65,000 +26.21% 22
South West +8 57 £52,500 +16.67% 16
West Midlands +33 54 £50,000 -5.48% 11
Scotland +34 49 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Wales +42 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Midlands +14 16 £47,500 -20.83% 6
East of England +47 10 £72,500 +56.76% 7
North East +7 3 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 799 (77.50%) DevOps
2 675 (65.47%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (52.38%) AWS
4 525 (50.92%) Terraform
5 504 (48.88%) Azure
6 456 (44.23%) Docker
7 433 (42.00%) Kubernetes
8 420 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
9 415 (40.25%) Linux
10 347 (33.66%) Opscode Chef
11 321 (31.13%) Test Automation
12 319 (30.94%) Puppet
13 318 (30.84%) Microservices
14 306 (29.68%) SQL
15 289 (28.03%) Python
16 278 (26.96%) Git (software)
17 273 (26.48%) C#
18 271 (26.29%) Configuration Management
19 267 (25.90%) Scrum
20 263 (25.51%) PowerShell
21 262 (25.41%) JavaScript
22 257 (24.93%) Jenkins
23 256 (24.83%) .NET
24 251 (24.35%) Migration
25 247 (23.96%) AWS CloudFormation
26 239 (23.18%) Microsoft
27 213 (20.66%) Ansible
28 208 (20.17%) Web Services
29 204 (19.79%) SQL Server
30 202 (19.59%) PaaS

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
1 121 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.20%) Confluence
4 31 (3.01%) IIS
5 18 (1.75%) Apache
6 15 (1.45%) nginx
7 14 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.16%) CMS
10 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.48%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.48%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.39%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.19%) JBoss
13 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Figma
2 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.19%) InVision
2 2 (0.19%) Marvel
2 2 (0.19%) Sketch
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 85 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.39%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.097%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.097%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 540 (52.38%) AWS
2 504 (48.88%) Azure
3 247 (23.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 202 (19.59%) PaaS
5 192 (18.62%) Serverless
6 166 (16.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 97 (9.41%) SaaS
8 92 (8.92%) Amazon EKS
9 91 (8.83%) Azure Key Vault
10 82 (7.95%) Azure Service Bus
11 80 (7.76%) Azure Service Fabric
11 80 (7.76%) Azure Storage
12 70 (6.79%) Azure App Service
13 67 (6.50%) Pulumi
14 65 (6.30%) GCP
15 64 (6.21%) IaaS
16 60 (5.82%) Amazon ECS
17 51 (4.95%) Azure Functions
18 49 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
19 46 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.39%) Firewall
2 33 (3.20%) HTTP
3 27 (2.62%) VPN
4 22 (2.13%) DNS
5 21 (2.04%) Internet
6 15 (1.45%) DHCP
6 15 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.45%) VLAN
7 12 (1.16%) Network Security
8 11 (1.07%) BGP
9 10 (0.97%) IPsec
9 10 (0.97%) WAN
10 8 (0.78%) OpenVPN
11 7 (0.68%) Broadband
12 6 (0.58%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.58%) IPv6
12 6 (0.58%) LAN
12 6 (0.58%) SNMP
13 5 (0.48%) FTP
13 5 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.44%) NoSQL
3 85 (8.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 44 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 44 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.20%) Big Data
6 33 (3.20%) MySQL
7 27 (2.62%) Data Lake
8 19 (1.84%) Redis
9 18 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.55%) Apache Accumulo
10 16 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.55%) InfluxDB
11 13 (1.26%) OLTP
12 12 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 278 (26.96%) Git (software)
2 257 (24.93%) Jenkins
3 115 (11.15%) GitLab
4 89 (8.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 85 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (6.50%) JIRA
7 55 (5.33%) TeamCity
8 36 (3.49%) Artifactory
8 36 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (2.62%) Maven
10 27 (2.62%) Selenium
11 21 (2.04%) Postman
12 18 (1.75%) Cypress.io
13 15 (1.45%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.45%) Gradle
14 14 (1.36%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.26%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.16%) Appium
16 12 (1.16%) git-flow
General
1 172 (16.68%) Finance
2 39 (3.78%) Public Sector
3 24 (2.33%) Banking
4 23 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.13%) Legal
6 18 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.75%) Games
7 15 (1.45%) Marketing
8 12 (1.16%) Retail
9 10 (0.97%) Back Office
9 10 (0.97%) Online Betting
10 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.48%) Advertising
12 4 (0.39%) Law
12 4 (0.39%) Publishing
13 3 (0.29%) Housing Association
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Avionics
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (35.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 274 (26.58%) Developer
3 242 (23.47%) AWS Engineer
4 216 (20.95%) AWS DevOps
5 202 (19.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 117 (11.35%) C# Developer
7 112 (10.86%) Senior Developer
8 111 (10.77%) .NET Developer
8 111 (10.77%) Azure Developer
9 91 (8.83%) Architect
9 91 (8.83%) Senior DevOps
10 79 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 78 (7.57%) Senior C# Developer
12 71 (6.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 67 (6.50%) SQL Developer
14 63 (6.11%) Azure Engineer
15 60 (5.82%) Senior .NET Developer
16 53 (5.14%) Senior SQL Developer
17 52 (5.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 51 (4.95%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (24.83%) .NET
2 208 (20.17%) Web Services
3 188 (18.23%) React
4 182 (17.65%) .NET Core
4 182 (17.65%) CSS
5 175 (16.97%) jQuery
6 154 (14.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 150 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 134 (13.00%) .NET Framework
9 105 (10.18%) Entity Framework
10 84 (8.15%) REST
11 74 (7.18%) Node.js
12 63 (6.11%) HTML
13 55 (5.33%) AngularJS
14 50 (4.85%) RESTful
15 42 (4.07%) JSON
16 40 (3.88%) XML
17 34 (3.30%) Spring
18 33 (3.20%) Vue.js
19 31 (3.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (9.12%) N-Tier
3 62 (6.01%) Enterprise Cloud
4 42 (4.07%) Reinsurance
5 41 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (3.98%) User Experience
6 35 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.65%) Cloud Native
9 17 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.36%) Cyberattack
12 13 (1.26%) CMDB
12 13 (1.26%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.16%) Replication
13 12 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 415 (40.25%) Linux
2 100 (9.70%) Windows
3 65 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (3.98%) Ubuntu
5 37 (3.59%) Unix
6 34 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 31 (3.01%) Alpine Linux
8 23 (2.23%) CentOS
9 20 (1.94%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.75%) Android
11 4 (0.39%) VMS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.097%) Debian
13 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (77.50%) DevOps
2 675 (65.47%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 321 (31.13%) Test Automation
5 318 (30.84%) Microservices
6 271 (26.29%) Configuration Management
7 267 (25.90%) Scrum
8 251 (24.35%) Migration
9 199 (19.30%) Infrastructure as Code
10 164 (15.91%) MVC
11 160 (15.52%) Mentoring
12 141 (13.68%) SOA
13 116 (11.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 116 (11.25%) SOLID
14 112 (10.86%) Open Source
15 107 (10.38%) OO
16 103 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
17 101 (9.80%) TDD
18 91 (8.83%) UML
19 90 (8.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 306 (29.68%) SQL
2 289 (28.03%) Python
3 273 (26.48%) C#
4 263 (25.51%) PowerShell
5 262 (25.41%) JavaScript
6 164 (15.91%) Java
7 119 (11.54%) T-SQL
8 110 (10.67%) Go
9 102 (9.89%) Ruby
10 92 (8.92%) Bash Shell
11 37 (3.59%) TypeScript
12 33 (3.20%) PHP
13 28 (2.72%) C++
14 22 (2.13%) C
15 16 (1.55%) Perl
16 15 (1.45%) ES6
17 12 (1.16%) Kotlin
18 10 (0.97%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.87%) Scala
20 8 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 122 (11.83%) Degree
2 85 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 82 (7.95%) AWS Certification
3 82 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.65%) RHCE
6 14 (1.36%) RHCSA
7 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.29%) CCIE
8 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.097%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.097%) CCNP
10 1 (0.097%) CISM
10 1 (0.097%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.097%) MCSA
10 1 (0.097%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.40%) QA
2 8 (0.78%) SLA
3 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.19%) NIST
4 2 (0.19%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.097%) GLBA
5 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 456 (44.23%) Docker
2 117 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.78%) vSphere
6 6 (0.58%) iptables
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.19%) HDFS
8 2 (0.19%) Microcode
9 1 (0.097%) KVM
9 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 525 (50.92%) Terraform
2 433 (42.00%) Kubernetes
3 347 (33.66%) Opscode Chef
4 319 (30.94%) Puppet
5 213 (20.66%) Ansible
6 77 (7.47%) Prometheus
7 58 (5.63%) Grafana
8 30 (2.91%) Packer
9 23 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (1.36%) Consul
10 14 (1.36%) Graphite
10 14 (1.36%) Nagios
11 9 (0.87%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.78%) Istio
13 6 (0.58%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.58%) Icinga
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 239 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.34%) Nintex
3 78 (7.57%) Oracle
4 67 (6.50%) SaltStack
5 35 (3.39%) Google
6 27 (2.62%) VMware
7 24 (2.33%) Databricks
7 24 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.45%) Splunk
9 13 (1.26%) IBM
10 12 (1.16%) Cisco
10 12 (1.16%) Citrix
11 9 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.87%) Sparx
12 8 (0.78%) AppDynamics
12 8 (0.78%) Dynatrace
13 7 (0.68%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.48%) FNZ
14 5 (0.48%) Perforce