DevOps Engineers: Thriving in a Growing Mobile Market
‘DevOps Engineer’ was the most wanted job title in 2021. That should come as no surprise as the DevOps market is projected to be at $51 billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 24.7%, which is a huge jump from its valuation in 2021 of $7 billion.
In addition to the market, the smartphone’s usage, reliance and competitive space explain the rise of the mobile DevOps engineer role. Businesses rely heavily on mobile for revenue generation, and smartphone users depend on 9 to 10 apps daily and nearly 30 monthly. While more are in development, there are already nearly 5.7 million apps in the Google Play and App Store.
With this increased demand, so do the industry’s pressure and customer expectations. Moreover, there is an increased reliance on DevSecOps with 81% of mobile apps vulnerable to cyberattacks. Thus, there is a growing need for DevOps tools with CI/CD. Bitrise is a tool, used by over 50% of the mobile unicorn startups, that is supported on multiple platforms such as iOS, Android, React Native, Flutter, Ionic, and Cordova. It helps Mobile DevOps engineers reduce build time, increase deployment frequency, improve app stability, and optimize infrastructure and mobile DevOps spend.