Mobile DevOps Engineering:  Igniting the Future of Software Development

As 2021’s most in-demand job, ‘DevOps Engineer’ reflects the soaring Mobile DevOps market.  From a valuation of $7 billion in 2021, experts project a leap to $51 billion by 2030, demonstrating a staggering 24.7% CAGR.  This burgeoning market mirrors a robust demand for Mobile DevOps engineers, a trend solidified by a 21% anticipated increase in job roles by 2028.

The phenomenal rise in app downloads and mobile ad spending in 2022, by 11% and 14% respectively, underscores the necessity for accelerated deployment and enhanced consumer experience.  Approximately 33% of American retailers and 55% of Millennial-owned businesses own apps, confirming the role of mobile platforms as primary revenue drivers.  This increasing dependence necessitates more builds and tests, as consumers shuffle between nine to ten apps daily.

Concurrent pressures propel the Mobile DevOps role.  Approximately 57% of developers release code at twice the speed, whereas four in five developers indicate a lack of automation as a potential bottleneck.  Higher consumer expectations demand faultless app performances, with 60% of users discarding an app after one performance hiccup.

Moreover, cybersecurity threats loom large with 81% of mobile apps vulnerable to attacks, expanding the DevSecOps market from $2.59 billion to a forecasted $23.16 billion by 2029.  Consequently, the need for DevOps tools, particularly CI/CD, is rising, with one in five developers leveraging these tools.DevOps tools significantly enhance efficiency, with 49% of companies attributing reduced time-to-market to Mobile DevOps.  With over half of the mobile unicorn startups employing Bitrise, the future of Mobile DevOps holds promises of expanded job opportunities, augmented demand, and improved deliverables, shaping the future of software development.

The Future of Mobile DevOps Engineering
Source: bitrise