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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 365 321 367
Rank change year-on-year -44 +46 -25
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,629 1,238 533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.08% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.15% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 647 833 365
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £49,375 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -4.00%
75th Percentile £94,375 £83,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £111,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -74 1,333 £72,500 +11.54% 112
London -54 913 £84,000 +5.00% 58
Work from Home -121 646 £70,000 +21.74% 56
UK excluding London -100 475 £55,000 +4.76% 66
South East +32 206 £55,000 -18.52% 12
North of England -166 127 £60,000 +26.32% 21
North West -94 70 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Yorkshire -110 57 £82,500 +73.68% 8
Midlands -77 38 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South West -50 37 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Wales +6 30 £55,000 +1.85% 3
West Midlands -75 20 £57,500 -4.17%
East Midlands -26 18 £54,255 -27.66% 2
East of England -52 16 £55,000 -15.38% 13
Scotland -40 15 £43,823 -23.79% 6
Northern Ireland -10 7 - - 3

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 964 (59.18%) Agile
2 952 (58.44%) DevOps
3 813 (49.91%) Azure
4 797 (48.93%) AWS
5 791 (48.56%) CI/CD
6 709 (43.52%) Python
7 691 (42.42%) Test Automation
8 598 (36.71%) JavaScript
9 578 (35.48%) Finance
10 563 (34.56%) Docker
11 549 (33.70%) Java
12 548 (33.64%) Git (software)
13 476 (29.22%) Kubernetes
14 470 (28.85%) Full Stack Development
15 464 (28.48%) Software Engineering
16 452 (27.75%) Terraform
17 440 (27.01%) Node.js
18 422 (25.91%) GCP
19 420 (25.78%) Scrum
20 411 (25.23%) .NET
21 402 (24.68%) React
22 376 (23.08%) TDD
23 369 (22.65%) Continuous Integration
24 331 (20.32%) Linux
25 319 (19.58%) SQL
26 312 (19.15%) Jenkins
27 295 (18.11%) Infrastructure as Code
28 293 (17.99%) Cloud Native
29 286 (17.56%) Google
30 281 (17.25%) TypeScript

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 50 (3.07%) OpenStack
2 42 (2.58%) Confluence
3 41 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 40 (2.46%) Apache
5 35 (2.15%) Drupal
6 30 (1.84%) IIS
7 28 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
8 20 (1.23%) nginx
8 20 (1.23%) WordPress
9 11 (0.68%) IBM Domino
10 10 (0.61%) Apache Pulsar
10 10 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.49%) Appian
13 7 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.43%) GemFire
14 4 (0.25%) SAS
15 3 (0.18%) CMS
15 3 (0.18%) Ethereum
Applications
1 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.061%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 20 (1.23%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.49%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 3 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 813 (49.91%) Azure
2 797 (48.93%) AWS
3 422 (25.91%) GCP
4 212 (13.01%) Azure DevOps
5 174 (10.68%) Serverless
6 158 (9.70%) GitHub
7 145 (8.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 109 (6.69%) SaaS
9 106 (6.51%) AWS Lambda
10 87 (5.34%) Amazon S3
11 76 (4.67%) PaaS
12 75 (4.60%) Amazon EKS
13 62 (3.81%) Amazon ECS
14 54 (3.31%) Microsoft 365
15 51 (3.13%) Azure AKS
16 50 (3.07%) OpenShift
17 48 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
18 47 (2.89%) Cloudflare
19 46 (2.82%) Azure Service Bus
20 42 (2.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.62%) DNS
2 48 (2.95%) Firewall
3 47 (2.89%) Internet
4 32 (1.96%) HTTP
5 28 (1.72%) DHCP
6 27 (1.66%) SNA
7 25 (1.53%) Broadband
7 25 (1.53%) TCP/IP
8 20 (1.23%) VPN
9 13 (0.80%) PPP
10 12 (0.74%) CATAPAN
11 10 (0.61%) VLAN
12 9 (0.55%) SSL
13 7 (0.43%) Calico
13 7 (0.43%) NAS
13 7 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (0.37%) SAN
14 6 (0.37%) SMTP
15 5 (0.31%) Network Security
15 5 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (13.14%) PostgreSQL
2 154 (9.45%) SQL Server
3 144 (8.84%) MySQL
4 113 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
5 111 (6.81%) Big Data
6 100 (6.14%) NoSQL
7 90 (5.52%) Relational Database
8 87 (5.34%) Redis
9 62 (3.81%) MongoDB
10 53 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
11 42 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (2.39%) Hadoop
13 29 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
13 29 (1.78%) Data Lake
14 28 (1.72%) ArangoDB
15 25 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
16 24 (1.47%) DynamoDB
17 20 (1.23%) Parquet
18 18 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 548 (33.64%) Git (software)
2 312 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 165 (10.13%) JIRA
4 110 (6.75%) GitLab
5 88 (5.40%) Selenium
6 66 (4.05%) CircleCI
7 56 (3.44%) Bitbucket
8 55 (3.38%) Cucumber
8 55 (3.38%) Maven
9 49 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 41 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 39 (2.39%) Cypress.io
11 39 (2.39%) Travis CI
12 37 (2.27%) Visual Studio Code
13 33 (2.03%) Artifactory
13 33 (2.03%) TeamCity
13 33 (2.03%) webpack
14 32 (1.96%) Browser DevTools
14 32 (1.96%) Gradle
15 30 (1.84%) JUnit
General
1 578 (35.48%) Finance
2 270 (16.57%) Social Skills
3 259 (15.90%) Manufacturing
4 154 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (8.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 114 (7.00%) Banking
7 74 (4.54%) Front Office
8 72 (4.42%) Retail
9 62 (3.81%) Marketing
10 55 (3.38%) Law
11 44 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 39 (2.39%) Telecoms
13 37 (2.27%) Aerospace
14 34 (2.09%) Games
15 26 (1.60%) Public Sector
16 23 (1.41%) Back Office
16 23 (1.41%) Financial Institution
17 22 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
18 20 (1.23%) Publishing
19 19 (1.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 387 (23.76%) Developer
2 284 (17.43%) Software Engineer
3 254 (15.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 194 (11.91%) Technical Leader
5 155 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 116 (7.12%) AWS Engineer
7 110 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 91 (5.59%) Java Engineer
8 91 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
9 82 (5.03%) Java Developer
10 73 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
11 68 (4.17%) AWS Developer
11 68 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
12 67 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
12 67 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 63 (3.87%) AWS Software Engineer
13 63 (3.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 63 (3.87%) Java Software Developer
14 62 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
15 60 (3.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (27.01%) Node.js
2 411 (25.23%) .NET
3 402 (24.68%) React
4 274 (16.82%) .NET Core
5 203 (12.46%) CSS
6 182 (11.17%) HTML
7 128 (7.86%) Kafka
8 112 (6.88%) GraphQL
9 106 (6.51%) Sass
10 102 (6.26%) AngularJS
11 97 (5.95%) Vue.js
12 93 (5.71%) REST
13 77 (4.73%) Spring
14 73 (4.48%) Jest
15 69 (4.24%) gRPC
15 69 (4.24%) Protocol Buffers
16 67 (4.11%) HTML5
16 67 (4.11%) Spring Boot
17 64 (3.93%) jQuery
17 64 (3.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 293 (17.99%) Cloud Native
2 254 (15.59%) Public Cloud
3 199 (12.22%) Life Science
4 119 (7.31%) User Experience
5 76 (4.67%) Hedge funds
6 64 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 63 (3.87%) Equities
7 63 (3.87%) Fixed Income
8 58 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
9 54 (3.31%) Cyber Defence
10 50 (3.07%) Private Cloud
10 50 (3.07%) Social Network
11 44 (2.70%) Cyberattack
11 44 (2.70%) Social Media
12 43 (2.64%) Algorithms
13 42 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
14 34 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (1.96%) Management Information System
16 31 (1.90%) Data Centre
17 30 (1.84%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 331 (20.32%) Linux
2 173 (10.62%) Windows
3 59 (3.62%) Unix
4 56 (3.44%) Windows Server
5 50 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 46 (2.82%) Android
7 34 (2.09%) CentOS
8 28 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (0.49%) Alpine Linux
11 8 (0.49%) Debian
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (59.18%) Agile
2 952 (58.44%) DevOps
3 791 (48.56%) CI/CD
4 691 (42.42%) Test Automation
5 470 (28.85%) Full Stack Development
6 464 (28.48%) Software Engineering
7 420 (25.78%) Scrum
8 376 (23.08%) TDD
9 369 (22.65%) Continuous Integration
10 295 (18.11%) Infrastructure as Code
11 276 (16.94%) Microservices
12 235 (14.43%) Kanban
13 204 (12.52%) BDD
14 202 (12.40%) Analytics
14 202 (12.40%) Test Strategy
15 194 (11.91%) Mentoring
16 186 (11.42%) Innovative Thinking
17 173 (10.62%) Computer Science
18 167 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
19 156 (9.58%) Containerisation
Programming Languages
1 709 (43.52%) Python
2 598 (36.71%) JavaScript
3 549 (33.70%) Java
4 319 (19.58%) SQL
5 281 (17.25%) TypeScript
6 250 (15.35%) C#
7 188 (11.54%) Bash
8 154 (9.45%) PowerShell
9 114 (7.00%) Go
10 89 (5.46%) Ruby
11 79 (4.85%) Groovy
12 70 (4.30%) PHP
13 61 (3.74%) Scala
14 44 (2.70%) C
15 43 (2.64%) C++
16 42 (2.58%) Kotlin
17 41 (2.52%) T-SQL
18 37 (2.27%) ES6
19 31 (1.90%) Shell Script
20 27 (1.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 188 (11.54%) Degree
2 98 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.53%) ISEB
7 25 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (0.86%) AWS Certification
9 13 (0.80%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.68%) MCAD
11 9 (0.55%) OCP
11 9 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.18%) CCNP
14 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (17.00%) QA
2 60 (3.68%) Accessibility
3 13 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.80%) SOC 1
3 13 (0.80%) SOC 2
4 11 (0.68%) HL7
5 10 (0.61%) PMO
6 8 (0.49%) SLA
7 7 (0.43%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.25%) GxP
9 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.25%) NCSC
10 2 (0.12%) GRC
10 2 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 563 (34.56%) Docker
2 77 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 68 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 19 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.80%) BitLocker
8 12 (0.74%) Firmware
9 9 (0.55%) vSphere
10 8 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.25%) Ceph
12 3 (0.18%) Samba
12 3 (0.18%) Xen
13 2 (0.12%) iptables
13 2 (0.12%) KVM
13 2 (0.12%) Lustre
13 2 (0.12%) LXC
13 2 (0.12%) Openswan
13 2 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 476 (29.22%) Kubernetes
2 452 (27.75%) Terraform
3 243 (14.92%) Ansible
4 106 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
5 105 (6.45%) Puppet
6 87 (5.34%) Prometheus
7 86 (5.28%) Grafana
8 40 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 39 (2.39%) SCCM
10 33 (2.03%) Kibana
11 28 (1.72%) HAProxy
12 25 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
13 21 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
14 17 (1.04%) Salt
15 16 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (0.92%) Sysdig
16 15 (0.92%) WSUS
17 14 (0.86%) PowerCLI
18 12 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 12 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 286 (17.56%) Google
2 201 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 78 (4.79%) VMware
4 67 (4.11%) Oracle
5 64 (3.93%) New Relic
6 37 (2.27%) Splunk
7 32 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 28 (1.72%) Cisco
9 27 (1.66%) SaltStack
10 26 (1.60%) F5
11 23 (1.41%) Databricks
12 17 (1.04%) Dell
12 17 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.92%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.80%) Sun
15 12 (0.74%) BT
15 12 (0.74%) Facebook
16 11 (0.68%) UiPath
17 10 (0.61%) Virgin Media
18 9 (0.55%) AppDynamics