Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Octopus Deploy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Octopus Deploy over the 6 months to 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Octopus Deploy
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 417 351 504
Rank change year-on-year -66 +153 +22
Permanent jobs citing Octopus Deploy 873 1,342 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.89% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 4.45% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 619 1,024 864
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -4.10%

Octopus Deploy 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 24,252 30,133 35,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.34% 19.90% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19,090 24,017 28,962
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Octopus Deploy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy.

Salary trend for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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 -66 818 £55,000 -8.33% 137
London -44 475 £70,000 - 51
UK excluding London -36 374 £50,000 -4.76% 91
South East -27 124 £52,500 +5.00% 35
North of England -10 99 £49,500 -17.50% 30
Midlands +44 84 £50,000 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +46 56 £55,000 +3.77% 9
North West -35 51 £51,250 -14.58% 26
Yorkshire +56 48 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +10 28 £37,000 +1.37% 3
South West +4 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East of England +29 17 £59,500 -0.83% 6
Northern Ireland +21 16 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +11 12 £42,750 +6.88%
Wales -7 3 £42,500 -21.66% 4

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy 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 Octopus Deploy.

1 604 (69.19%) Azure
2 533 (61.05%) C#
3 523 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
4 522 (59.79%) DevOps
5 502 (57.50%) TeamCity
6 498 (57.04%) .NET
7 359 (41.12%) AWS
8 349 (39.98%) Git (software)
9 335 (38.37%) SQL Server
10 271 (31.04%) SQL
11 262 (30.01%) Docker
12 258 (29.55%) Jenkins
13 253 (28.98%) JavaScript
14 247 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
15 241 (27.61%) ASP.NET
16 237 (27.15%) Finance
16 237 (27.15%) Scrum
17 229 (26.23%) Microsoft
18 222 (25.43%) PowerShell
19 216 (24.74%) MVC
20 210 (24.05%) Windows
21 198 (22.68%) Microservices
22 193 (22.11%) .NET Core
23 183 (20.96%) TDD
24 171 (19.59%) ASP.NET Web API
25 170 (19.47%) Terraform
26 160 (18.33%) Puppet
27 159 (18.21%) Ansible
28 157 (17.98%) Kubernetes
29 152 (17.41%) Team Foundation Server

Octopus Deploy
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
1 100 (11.45%) IIS
2 51 (5.84%) Confluence
3 37 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (3.89%) CMS
5 22 (2.52%) NServiceBus
6 20 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.18%) Apache
7 19 (2.18%) nginx
8 18 (2.06%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.92%) WordPress
10 6 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.46%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.34%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.34%) Kentico
14 2 (0.23%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.57%) Raiser's Edge
3 5 (0.57%) Shopify
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 604 (69.19%) Azure
2 359 (41.12%) AWS
3 87 (9.97%) GCP
4 63 (7.22%) GitHub
5 61 (6.99%) SaaS
6 52 (5.96%) IaaS
7 51 (5.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 51 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (4.35%) PaaS
10 34 (3.89%) Serverless
11 28 (3.21%) Power Platform
12 27 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (3.09%) npm
13 25 (2.86%) CloudBees
14 21 (2.41%) Amazon EKS
15 19 (2.18%) Amazon S3
15 19 (2.18%) Office 365
16 16 (1.83%) Sumo Logic
17 13 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.81%) Firewall
2 31 (3.55%) DNS
3 30 (3.44%) SSL
4 25 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.75%) Internet
6 13 (1.49%) HTTP
7 10 (1.15%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.80%) DHCP
8 7 (0.80%) VPN
9 6 (0.69%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.46%) FTP
10 4 (0.46%) Skype
11 3 (0.34%) BGP
11 3 (0.34%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.34%) OSPF
11 3 (0.34%) VLAN
11 3 (0.34%) Wireless
12 2 (0.23%) LAN
12 2 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 103 (11.80%) NoSQL
3 79 (9.05%) Redis
4 69 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 39 (4.47%) MySQL
7 38 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (4.12%) CouchDB
9 35 (4.01%) Oracle Database
10 34 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
11 31 (3.55%) Cosmos DB
12 30 (3.44%) Relational Database
13 28 (3.21%) Power BI
13 28 (3.21%) RDBMS
14 25 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (2.75%) Big Data
16 23 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 20 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (2.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 502 (57.50%) TeamCity
2 349 (39.98%) Git (software)
3 258 (29.55%) Jenkins
4 152 (17.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 122 (13.97%) JIRA
6 114 (13.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 93 (10.65%) NUnit
8 66 (7.56%) Bitbucket
9 65 (7.45%) Jasmine
10 64 (7.33%) Selenium
11 58 (6.64%) SpecFlow
11 58 (6.64%) Visual Studio
12 53 (6.07%) MSBuild
13 50 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 48 (5.50%) MSTest
15 45 (5.15%) Karma Test Runner
16 41 (4.70%) Maven
17 39 (4.47%) GitLab
17 39 (4.47%) IBM UrbanCode
18 38 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 237 (27.15%) Finance
2 54 (6.19%) Front Office
3 29 (3.32%) Retail
4 20 (2.29%) Banking
5 19 (2.18%) Automotive
6 16 (1.83%) Games
7 11 (1.26%) Back Office
7 11 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.15%) Legal
9 8 (0.92%) Advertising
9 8 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.57%) Marketing
11 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.46%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.34%) Billing
12 3 (0.34%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.23%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 369 (42.27%) Developer
2 188 (21.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 169 (19.36%) .NET Developer
4 136 (15.58%) C# Developer
5 83 (9.51%) Software Developer
6 80 (9.16%) Senior Developer
7 61 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (6.76%) Azure Engineer
9 52 (5.96%) Software Engineer
10 48 (5.50%) Analyst
10 48 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
11 46 (5.27%) React Developer
12 44 (5.04%) Angular Developer
12 44 (5.04%) Platform Engineer
13 43 (4.93%) Azure Developer
14 40 (4.58%) Consultant
15 39 (4.47%) Architect
16 37 (4.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 37 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
17 34 (3.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (57.04%) .NET
2 241 (27.61%) ASP.NET
3 193 (22.11%) .NET Core
4 171 (19.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 150 (17.18%) CSS
6 147 (16.84%) .NET Framework
7 142 (16.27%) AngularJS
8 133 (15.23%) HTML
9 114 (13.06%) Web Services
10 110 (12.60%) REST
11 108 (12.37%) React
12 98 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 95 (10.88%) RESTful
14 87 (9.97%) jQuery
15 86 (9.85%) Entity Framework
16 84 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
17 67 (7.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 66 (7.56%) Elastic Stack
19 65 (7.45%) Kafka
20 61 (6.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.86%) PlayStation
6 23 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (2.41%) User Experience
8 13 (1.49%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.26%) Grid Computing
10 10 (1.15%) Blog
11 8 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.92%) W3C
12 7 (0.80%) Clustering
12 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.80%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.69%) AS400
14 5 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 210 (24.05%) Windows
2 152 (17.41%) Linux
3 71 (8.13%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.70%) Unix
5 25 (2.86%) Mesosphere
6 21 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.60%) VMS
9 10 (1.15%) CentOS
10 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.80%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.34%) Android
14 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.34%) OS/400
15 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (59.79%) DevOps
3 247 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
4 237 (27.15%) Scrum
5 216 (24.74%) MVC
6 198 (22.68%) Microservices
7 183 (20.96%) TDD
8 134 (15.35%) Test Automation
9 129 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
9 129 (14.78%) Unit Testing
10 127 (14.55%) Software Engineering
11 115 (13.17%) BDD
12 113 (12.94%) Deployment Automation
13 94 (10.77%) Infrastructure as Code
14 88 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
15 82 (9.39%) Continuous Deployment
16 71 (8.13%) Configuration Management
17 69 (7.90%) Analytics
17 69 (7.90%) E-Commerce
17 69 (7.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 533 (61.05%) C#
2 271 (31.04%) SQL
3 253 (28.98%) JavaScript
4 222 (25.43%) PowerShell
5 139 (15.92%) Python
6 131 (15.01%) Java
7 90 (10.31%) Bash Shell
8 79 (9.05%) T-SQL
9 45 (5.15%) Go
10 33 (3.78%) F#
11 31 (3.55%) PL/SQL
12 30 (3.44%) TypeScript
13 25 (2.86%) Ruby
14 23 (2.63%) C
14 23 (2.63%) Shell Script
15 21 (2.41%) PHP
16 16 (1.83%) Scala
17 7 (0.80%) Perl
18 6 (0.69%) RPG
19 5 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (5.50%) Degree
2 28 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.60%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.23%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (9.85%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.23%) GDPR
3 2 (0.23%) NIST
3 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) SEPA
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 262 (30.01%) Docker
2 58 (6.64%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.49%) DFS Replication
5 7 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.46%) vSphere
7 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.34%) XenApp
7 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 170 (19.47%) Terraform
2 160 (18.33%) Puppet
3 159 (18.21%) Ansible
4 157 (17.98%) Kubernetes
5 142 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (5.96%) Automic
7 42 (4.81%) Consul
8 40 (4.58%) SCCM
9 37 (4.24%) Prometheus
10 25 (2.86%) Grafana
11 19 (2.18%) Rancher
12 18 (2.06%) Kibana
12 18 (2.06%) Packer
13 14 (1.60%) Rundeck
14 13 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (1.37%) Istio
16 10 (1.15%) Graphite
16 10 (1.15%) Nagios
17 9 (1.03%) Salt
18 8 (0.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 229 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.33%) Oracle
3 61 (6.99%) Splunk
4 35 (4.01%) VMware
5 29 (3.32%) AppDynamics
6 28 (3.21%) Tableau
7 26 (2.98%) Atlassian
7 26 (2.98%) SAP
8 24 (2.75%) ServiceNow
9 23 (2.63%) Google
10 22 (2.52%) New Relic
10 22 (2.52%) Sitecore
11 21 (2.41%) Citrix
12 20 (2.29%) Cadence
12 20 (2.29%) FactSet
13 16 (1.83%) RedGate
14 15 (1.72%) Black Duck
15 14 (1.60%) Delphix
16 11 (1.26%) ATG
16 11 (1.26%) SolarWinds