Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 335 328 403
Rank change year-on-year -7 +75 +77
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 1,406 1,700 1,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.99% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.08% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,296 1,100
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 132,159 157,888 154,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.76% 91.87% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103,299 127,202 126,944
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -4 1,323 £62,500 - 30
UK excluding London +33 729 £50,750 +1.50% 12
London -41 634 £75,000 - 18
North of England +5 247 £45,125 -14.05% 4
South East +49 195 £52,500 - 2
North West +16 120 £49,250 -6.19% 2
Yorkshire +16 106 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Midlands +42 93 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +70 71 £65,000 +8.33%
South West -30 67 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +30 57 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland 0 44 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +25 36 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North East +15 21 £32,500 -45.83%
Wales +18 10 £48,750 +2.63%
Northern Ireland -26 2 £70,000 +133.33%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 851 (60.53%) DevOps
2 777 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 607 (43.17%) Amazon AWS
4 578 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
5 543 (38.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 495 (35.21%) Test Automation
7 433 (30.80%) C#
8 421 (29.94%) .NET
9 420 (29.87%) SQL
10 414 (29.45%) Docker
11 394 (28.02%) Linux
12 355 (25.25%) Finance
13 346 (24.61%) Git (software)
14 344 (24.47%) Python
15 343 (24.40%) JavaScript
15 343 (24.40%) Microsoft
16 340 (24.18%) Java
17 330 (23.47%) Jenkins
18 328 (23.33%) Ansible
19 324 (23.04%) SQL Server
20 306 (21.76%) Web Services
21 302 (21.48%) Windows
22 297 (21.12%) Kubernetes
23 264 (18.78%) Puppet
24 244 (17.35%) PowerShell
25 225 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
26 212 (15.08%) Terraform
27 209 (14.86%) Software Engineering
28 207 (14.72%) React
29 206 (14.65%) Microservices

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
1 101 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 67 (4.77%) IIS
3 57 (4.05%) Apache
4 47 (3.34%) Tomcat
5 46 (3.27%) Confluence
6 34 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.28%) JBoss
9 17 (1.21%) MS Exchange
10 16 (1.14%) nginx
10 16 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.07%) CMS
12 13 (0.92%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.85%) Alfresco
13 12 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.85%) Drupal
13 12 (0.85%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.71%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (0.85%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) Magento
2 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.21%) Actimize
4 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.071%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 607 (43.17%) Amazon AWS
2 543 (38.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (8.53%) Serverless
4 90 (6.40%) OpenShift
5 89 (6.33%) PaaS
6 80 (5.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 77 (5.48%) Office 365
8 76 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
9 72 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
10 66 (4.69%) Amazon S3
11 65 (4.62%) IaaS
11 65 (4.62%) SaaS
12 49 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 44 (3.13%) GitHub
15 39 (2.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 33 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
17 31 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 30 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
19 27 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.98%) Firewall
2 60 (4.27%) DNS
2 60 (4.27%) HTTP
3 47 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 35 (2.49%) Internet
5 32 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (2.28%) DHCP
6 29 (2.06%) VLAN
7 28 (1.99%) SAN
8 27 (1.92%) VPN
9 26 (1.85%) LAN
10 25 (1.78%) WAN
11 16 (1.14%) Network Security
12 15 (1.07%) Intranet
13 12 (0.85%) Skype
14 11 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (0.71%) Extranet
15 10 (0.71%) iSCSI
15 10 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 139 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 98 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 84 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 54 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
6 42 (2.99%) MySQL
7 41 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 37 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 35 (2.49%) Big Data
10 31 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (1.71%) Redis
14 23 (1.64%) Hadoop
15 22 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (1.28%) Power BI
17 17 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 346 (24.61%) Git (software)
2 330 (23.47%) Jenkins
3 187 (13.30%) TeamCity
4 162 (11.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 156 (11.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 103 (7.33%) JIRA
8 89 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 75 (5.33%) Visual Studio
10 73 (5.19%) GitLab
11 68 (4.84%) Selenium
12 53 (3.77%) Maven
13 46 (3.27%) Bitbucket
14 41 (2.92%) Cucumber
15 37 (2.63%) Gradle
16 36 (2.56%) Subversion
17 35 (2.49%) gulp
18 33 (2.35%) SpecFlow
18 33 (2.35%) Vagrant
19 31 (2.20%) webpack
General
1 355 (25.25%) Finance
2 67 (4.77%) Banking
3 66 (4.69%) Retail
4 37 (2.63%) Marketing
5 36 (2.56%) Law
6 34 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.71%) Games
7 24 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.35%) Electronics
9 18 (1.28%) Legal
10 14 (1.00%) Automotive
11 10 (0.71%) Front Office
12 9 (0.64%) Back Office
13 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Military
15 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.071%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 472 (33.57%) Developer
2 297 (21.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 125 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 107 (7.61%) Architect
4 107 (7.61%) Senior Developer
5 93 (6.61%) C# Developer
6 88 (6.26%) Java Developer
7 87 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 85 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
9 75 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
10 70 (4.98%) Linux Engineer
11 67 (4.77%) Lead Developer
12 66 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
13 65 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 60 (4.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 59 (4.20%) Software Engineer
16 58 (4.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 58 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
17 51 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
18 45 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (29.94%) .NET
2 306 (21.76%) Web Services
3 207 (14.72%) React
4 200 (14.22%) CSS
5 197 (14.01%) .NET Framework
6 190 (13.51%) AngularJS
7 152 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 148 (10.53%) HTML
9 131 (9.32%) ASP.NET
10 122 (8.68%) Entity Framework
11 113 (8.04%) .NET Core
12 112 (7.97%) Node.js
13 109 (7.75%) JSON
14 101 (7.18%) jQuery
15 92 (6.54%) REST
16 88 (6.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 77 (5.48%) RESTful
18 72 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 67 (4.77%) Vue.js
20 63 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.98%) Cloud Native
3 50 (3.56%) N-Tier
4 47 (3.34%) Public Cloud
5 44 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (2.99%) User Experience
7 39 (2.77%) Fintech
8 37 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 37 (2.63%) Driving Licence
9 29 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
12 24 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (1.64%) Internet of Things
14 22 (1.56%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.14%) Blog
17 15 (1.07%) Replication
18 14 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (0.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 394 (28.02%) Linux
2 302 (21.48%) Windows
3 125 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 94 (6.69%) Unix
5 59 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (3.63%) CentOS
7 49 (3.49%) Ubuntu
7 49 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (2.42%) Windows 10
9 25 (1.78%) SUSE
10 19 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.21%) Mac OS
12 16 (1.14%) Fedora
13 15 (1.07%) Android
13 15 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (1.00%) Debian
15 13 (0.92%) VMS
16 10 (0.71%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (60.53%) DevOps
2 777 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
4 495 (35.21%) Test Automation
5 209 (14.86%) Software Engineering
6 206 (14.65%) Microservices
7 202 (14.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 199 (14.15%) Open Source
9 198 (14.08%) TDD
10 186 (13.23%) Scrum
11 182 (12.94%) Configuration Management
12 179 (12.73%) MVC
13 134 (9.53%) Mentoring
14 133 (9.46%) SDLC
15 129 (9.17%) Infrastructure as Code
16 128 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
17 117 (8.32%) Continuous Deployment
18 115 (8.18%) Unit Testing
19 110 (7.82%) Computer Science
20 109 (7.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 433 (30.80%) C#
2 420 (29.87%) SQL
3 344 (24.47%) Python
4 343 (24.40%) JavaScript
5 340 (24.18%) Java
6 244 (17.35%) PowerShell
7 153 (10.88%) Bash Shell
8 137 (9.74%) Ruby
9 102 (7.25%) T-SQL
10 96 (6.83%) PHP
11 62 (4.41%) Perl
12 43 (3.06%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.56%) Go
14 30 (2.13%) C++
14 30 (2.13%) Scala
15 27 (1.92%) TypeScript
16 23 (1.64%) C
17 19 (1.35%) PHP 7
18 16 (1.14%) Groovy
19 11 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 117 (8.32%) Degree
2 61 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (2.84%) AWS Certification
4 40 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 22 (1.56%) RHCE
6 22 (1.56%) RHCSA
7 17 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.14%) MCSA
9 15 (1.07%) CCNA
9 15 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.64%) MCAD
10 9 (0.64%) MCSD
10 9 (0.64%) MCSE
10 9 (0.64%) MCTS
11 8 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.50%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.26%) QA
2 25 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.42%) GDPR
4 6 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 414 (29.45%) Docker
2 111 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 68 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 37 (2.63%) vSphere
6 27 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (1.28%) XenApp
8 16 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.71%) DFS Replication
9 10 (0.71%) KVM
9 10 (0.71%) VMware NSX
10 8 (0.57%) Varnish
10 8 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (0.43%) Xen
12 5 (0.36%) oVirt
12 5 (0.36%) RHEV
13 3 (0.21%) Firmware
13 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 328 (23.33%) Ansible
2 297 (21.12%) Kubernetes
3 264 (18.78%) Puppet
4 225 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
5 212 (15.08%) Terraform
6 51 (3.63%) SCCM
7 48 (3.41%) Nagios
8 44 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
8 44 (3.13%) Grafana
9 27 (1.92%) Packer
10 25 (1.78%) SCOM
11 24 (1.71%) Cobbler
12 23 (1.64%) Consul
13 22 (1.56%) Opsview
14 20 (1.42%) FortiGate
14 20 (1.42%) Tivoli
15 18 (1.28%) Prometheus
16 16 (1.14%) Salt
17 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
18 12 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 343 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 127 (9.03%) VMware
3 118 (8.39%) Oracle
4 80 (5.69%) Cisco
5 79 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 65 (4.62%) Google
7 34 (2.42%) Nintex
8 32 (2.28%) Dynatrace
9 31 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 28 (1.99%) Atlassian
11 25 (1.78%) New Relic
12 23 (1.64%) Citrix
12 23 (1.64%) Splunk
13 17 (1.21%) EnterpriseDB
13 17 (1.21%) SAP
14 16 (1.14%) IBM
15 15 (1.07%) McAfee
16 14 (1.00%) AppDynamics
16 14 (1.00%) Sitecore
17 13 (0.92%) WorldPay