Period
to 18 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deployment Automation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 144 231
Rank change year-on-year -85 +87 +34
Permanent jobs citing Deployment Automation 30 21 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.79% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.84% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 24
10th Percentile £35,250 £28,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £33,438 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £51,750
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -17.87% -10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,813 £61,250
90th Percentile " £67,625 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,327 2,507 7,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.69% 94.85% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,763 2,035 5,621
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,510 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.75% +7.64% +3.96%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in the West Midlands

Deployment Automation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Deployment Automation in the West Midlands

Deployment Automation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Deployment Automation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Deployment Automation in the West Midlands

Deployment Automation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Automation within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2021. 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
Worcestershire - 15 £62,500 -
Birmingham -77 9 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Shropshire - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -27 2 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Deployment Automation
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Deployment Automation.

1 25 (83.33%) DevOps
2 19 (63.33%) AWS
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) Linux
4 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (53.33%) Azure
5 16 (53.33%) Kubernetes
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 12 (40.00%) Python
7 11 (36.67%) GCP
8 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 9 (30.00%) .NET
10 8 (26.67%) C#
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Ansible
10 8 (26.67%) Docker
10 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
10 8 (26.67%) GitLab
10 8 (26.67%) Terraform
11 7 (23.33%) Microservices
11 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (23.33%) Windows
11 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (20.00%) HTML
12 6 (20.00%) CSS

Deployment Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) AWS
2 16 (53.33%) Azure
3 11 (36.67%) GCP
4 6 (20.00%) npm
4 6 (20.00%) NuGet
4 6 (20.00%) Serverless
5 4 (13.33%) GitHub
5 4 (13.33%) SaaS
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (6.67%) IaaS
7 2 (6.67%) PaaS
8 1 (3.33%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (3.33%) Azure Functions
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Functions
8 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
8 1 (3.33%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) InfluxDB
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) GitLab
3 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (10.00%) Spinnaker
5 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.33%) gulp
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (10.00%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.67%) React Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior React Developer
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) CSS
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) Spring
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (13.33%) React
4 4 (13.33%) REST
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) Sass
5 3 (10.00%) Swagger
5 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Wiki
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) DevOps
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (23.33%) Microservices
5 6 (20.00%) Backlog Refinement
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) SDLC
5 6 (20.00%) Sprint Backlog
5 6 (20.00%) Sprint Retrospective
5 6 (20.00%) Sprint Review
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Web Development
6 5 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) SOLID
7 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.33%) Go
6 3 (10.00%) Clojure
6 3 (10.00%) Lisp
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) AWS Certification
1 3 (10.00%) RHCE
1 3 (10.00%) RHCSA
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Kubernetes
2 8 (26.67%) Ansible
2 8 (26.67%) Terraform
3 6 (20.00%) Prometheus
4 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (10.00%) Consul
5 3 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (10.00%) Grafana
5 3 (10.00%) Graphite
5 3 (10.00%) Packer
5 3 (10.00%) Puppet
5 3 (10.00%) Zipkin
6 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) Google
4 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) Carbon Black
6 1 (3.33%) CrowdStrike
6 1 (3.33%) Moogsoft
6 1 (3.33%) New Relic
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Tanium