Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GoCD Continuous Delivery Server
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 924 966
Rank change year-on-year +260 +42 +111
Permanent jobs citing GoCD 36 152 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 85
Median annual salary £55,000 £73,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.42% +34.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £52,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £86,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -26.92% +62.50% -29.52%

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 10,128 25,790 33,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.93% 18.93% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,365 20,385 26,805
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for GoCD in the UK

GoCD
Top 12 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 19 October 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 +294 35 £55,000 -26.67% 2
UK excluding London +291 21 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North of England +186 18 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Work from Home +44 15 £47,500 -42.42% 1
London +172 14 £68,750 -16.67%
North West +130 10 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
North East - 3 £47,500 -
South East +207 1 £60,000 -14.29%
Midlands +137 1 £60,000 -
East Midlands +92 1 £60,000 -
Scotland +74 1 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 31 (86.11%) AWS
2 23 (63.89%) Terraform
3 21 (58.33%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 18 (50.00%) Docker
5 17 (47.22%) Python
6 15 (41.67%) Puppet
6 15 (41.67%) Ansible
6 15 (41.67%) Kubernetes
7 13 (36.11%) Microservices
8 12 (33.33%) Go
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Azure
9 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
9 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (27.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (27.78%) GCP
10 10 (27.78%) C#
10 10 (27.78%) .NET
11 9 (25.00%) Ruby
11 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (22.22%) .NET Core
12 8 (22.22%) A/B Testing
12 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (22.22%) Java
12 8 (22.22%) Linux
12 8 (22.22%) OO
13 7 (19.44%) MySQL
13 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering

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 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (2.78%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 31 (86.11%) AWS
2 11 (30.56%) Azure
3 10 (27.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (27.78%) GCP
4 6 (16.67%) SaaS
4 6 (16.67%) Serverless
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon S3
5 5 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (11.11%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (11.11%) Datadog
7 3 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (8.33%) Route 53
7 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (19.44%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (11.11%) Big Data
4 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.11%) Redis
5 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.33%) CircleCI
4 3 (8.33%) GitLab
4 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) Appium
6 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.11%) Front Office
2 2 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Site Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Core
2 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (16.67%) Node.js
3 6 (16.67%) React
4 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) WPF
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) Kafka
5 4 (11.11%) Sensu
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) REST
6 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) Laravel
7 2 (5.56%) MSMQ
7 2 (5.56%) Symfony
7 2 (5.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Microservices
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (22.22%) A/B Testing
5 8 (22.22%) OO
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) Data Science
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (11.11%) Sprint Planning
9 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 12 (33.33%) Go
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 9 (25.00%) Ruby
5 8 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (5.56%) PHP 7
9 1 (2.78%) Jython
9 1 (2.78%) R
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
9 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) Terraform
2 15 (41.67%) Ansible
2 15 (41.67%) Kubernetes
2 15 (41.67%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) Packer
4 6 (16.67%) Nagios
5 5 (13.89%) Rundeck
6 3 (8.33%) Kibana
6 3 (8.33%) logstash
6 3 (8.33%) Marathon
6 3 (8.33%) Mesos
6 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (5.56%) Graphite
7 2 (5.56%) Salt
8 1 (2.78%) Consul
8 1 (2.78%) Ganglia
8 1 (2.78%) Grafana
8 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 4 (11.11%) Foundry
1 4 (11.11%) Palantir
1 4 (11.11%) Splunk
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Databricks
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) New Relic