Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GoCD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GoCD over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GoCD Continuous Delivery Server
UK
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 894 960 983
Rank change year-on-year +66 +23 +39
Permanent jobs citing GoCD 85 166 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 68 64 110
Median annual salary £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,275 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -21.74%

GoCD is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22,562 29,738 36,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 19.93% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17,803 23,628 30,128
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

GoCD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GoCD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GoCD in the UK

GoCD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GoCD.

Salary trend for GoCD in the UK

GoCD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GoCD over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for GoCD in the UK

GoCD
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GoCD within the UK over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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 +102 78 £67,500 -3.57% 15
London +39 37 £70,000 -6.67% 5
UK excluding London +76 35 £45,000 +5.88% 12
North of England +89 16 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +45 8 £50,000 +17.65% 2
North East - 8 £43,500 -
South East +64 7 £67,500 +8.00% 2
Wales - 7 £45,000 - 2
South West +34 4 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Work from Home +8 3 £82,500 +3.13%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT jobs citing GoCD 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 GoCD.

1 62 (72.94%) Jenkins
2 44 (51.76%) AWS
2 44 (51.76%) Docker
3 43 (50.59%) Test Automation
4 42 (49.41%) Ansible
5 37 (43.53%) Kubernetes
6 36 (42.35%) Puppet
6 36 (42.35%) Python
7 35 (41.18%) Selenium
7 35 (41.18%) Terraform
8 33 (38.82%) DevOps
9 32 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 28 (32.94%) Java
12 25 (29.41%) PowerShell
12 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (28.24%) Public Cloud
14 22 (25.88%) JIRA
15 21 (24.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (24.71%) TeamCity
16 20 (23.53%) JMeter
16 20 (23.53%) Microservices
16 20 (23.53%) GCP
16 20 (23.53%) Azure
17 19 (22.35%) Bash Shell
18 18 (21.18%) JSON
19 15 (17.65%) TDD
19 15 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
19 15 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (17.65%) Confluence

GoCD
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 15 (17.65%) Confluence
2 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.71%) JBoss
3 3 (3.53%) nginx
3 3 (3.53%) WildFly
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 44 (51.76%) AWS
2 20 (23.53%) Azure
2 20 (23.53%) GCP
3 15 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (15.29%) OpenShift
4 13 (15.29%) Slack
5 5 (5.88%) GitHub
6 4 (4.71%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (4.71%) AWS Step Functions
6 4 (4.71%) Serverless
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.18%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
1 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.88%) Big Data
2 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.71%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.53%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.53%) DB2
4 3 (3.53%) Flink
4 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.53%) HBase
4 3 (3.53%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (72.94%) Jenkins
2 35 (41.18%) Selenium
3 22 (25.88%) JIRA
4 21 (24.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (24.71%) TeamCity
5 20 (23.53%) JMeter
6 14 (16.47%) Bitbucket
7 13 (15.29%) CircleCI
7 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
7 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
8 12 (14.12%) JUnit
8 12 (14.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (12.94%) Cucumber
10 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
11 7 (8.24%) Appium
11 7 (8.24%) Axure RP
11 7 (8.24%) Zephyr
12 6 (7.06%) Maven
13 4 (4.71%) IntelliJ
13 4 (4.71%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Games
3 7 (8.24%) Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Developer in Test
7 8 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Test Automation Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Automation Tester
8 7 (8.24%) Data Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Tester
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Data Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) JSON
2 14 (16.47%) Kafka
3 11 (12.94%) REST
3 11 (12.94%) SOAP
4 10 (11.76%) Spring
4 10 (11.76%) Spring Boot
5 6 (7.06%) React
5 6 (7.06%) XML
6 5 (5.88%) CSS
6 5 (5.88%) CSS3
6 5 (5.88%) HTML
6 5 (5.88%) HTML5
6 5 (5.88%) Node.js
6 5 (5.88%) RESTful
7 3 (3.53%) Akka
7 3 (3.53%) Django
7 3 (3.53%) Java EE
7 3 (3.53%) JMS
7 3 (3.53%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (3.53%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Public Cloud
2 13 (15.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (15.29%) PKI
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.53%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.35%) Online Games
6 2 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) BBC
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.18%) IPTV
7 1 (1.18%) New Media
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) CentOS
2 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Debian
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Test Automation
2 33 (38.82%) DevOps
3 32 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (23.53%) Microservices
6 15 (17.65%) TDD
7 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
7 14 (16.47%) Scrum
8 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Automation
8 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (15.29%) ITIL
8 13 (15.29%) Presales
9 11 (12.94%) Analytics
10 10 (11.76%) BDD
10 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.41%) Migration
11 8 (9.41%) SDET
11 8 (9.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) Python
2 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.94%) Java
4 25 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 19 (22.35%) Bash Shell
6 14 (16.47%) Ruby
6 14 (16.47%) SQL
7 12 (14.12%) C#
8 4 (4.71%) Java 8
9 3 (3.53%) Perl
10 2 (2.35%) ES6
10 2 (2.35%) Go
10 2 (2.35%) Scala
11 1 (1.18%) C
11 1 (1.18%) C++
11 1 (1.18%) ES7
11 1 (1.18%) Groovy
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) ISEB
2 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) QA
System Software
1 44 (51.76%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (49.41%) Ansible
2 37 (43.53%) Kubernetes
3 36 (42.35%) Puppet
4 35 (41.18%) Terraform
5 15 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (16.47%) Packer
7 13 (15.29%) HP SiteScope
7 13 (15.29%) Nagios
7 13 (15.29%) ZABBIX
8 8 (9.41%) Rundeck
9 3 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.18%) Graylog
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) SaltStack
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Perforce
3 6 (7.06%) Google
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) BT
6 1 (1.18%) Databricks
6 1 (1.18%) McAfee