Mobile DevOps Engineering, 2021’s top job, is advancing towards an exciting future. The market value, standing at $7 billion in 2021, is predicted to catapult to $51 billion by 2030, reflecting a promising 24.7% CAGR. This flourishing market underscores the surging demand for skilled Mobile DevOps engineers.
In 2022, key growth indicators emerged, including an 11% hike in new app downloads, 14% rise in mobile ad spend, and a 3% uptick in in-app usage. Simultaneously, recruiters are focusing on DevOps (35.55%) and mobile development skills (23.37%), predicting a 21% job role increase by 2028.
Mobile apps have become revenue engines for American retailers (33%), small businesses (42%), and Millennial-owned businesses (55%). Smartphone users toggle between nine to ten apps daily, increasing build and test requirements. As industry expectations soar, consumers demand impeccable app performance, prompting 60% of users to discard an app after one glitch.
In response to the evolving landscape, 57% of developers expedite code release, though 80% identify automation deficiency as a hurdle. Given the cybersecurity threats to 81% of mobile apps, DevSecOps is projected to grow from $2.59 billion to $23.16 billion by 2029, necessitating CI/CD tools. Such tools have been instrumental in reducing time-to-market (49%) and improving deliverable quality (61%). Bitrise, embraced by over half of all mobile unicorn startups, facilitates this growth by decreasing build times and enhancing app stability.
Steering towards a mobile-first future, the Mobile DevOps field promises burgeoning opportunities, a demand surge, and elevated deliverable quality, embodying the essence of continual refinement and optimization.