As we cruise through the digital era, the focus on Mobile DevOps Engineering intensifies. The ‘DevOps Engineer’, being the most coveted job title in 2021, echoes this rise in demand. As estimated, the $7 billion market of 2021 will burgeon to $51 billion by 2030, marking a spectacular CAGR of 24.7%.
Observations from 2022 support this burgeoning need, with a 11% increase in app downloads, 14% rise in mobile ad expenditure, and a 3% boost in time spent in-app. Recruitment trends reveal a spike in demand for candidates equipped with DevOps (35.55%) and mobile development skills (23.37%). This escalation anticipates a 21% growth in DevOps engineering roles by 2028.
As businesses flourish, the pressure to shorten build, test, and release times, all while meeting consumer expectations, is mounting. Increasing reliance on mobile apps, with the competition at its zenith, necessitates swift deployment and seamless releases.
On the security front, 81% of mobile apps are vulnerable to cyberattacks, triggering a surge in the DevSecOps market, expected to grow from $2.59 billion to $23.16 billion by 2029. This propels the demand for DevOps tools, particularly CI/CD.Bitrise, embraced by more than half of mobile unicorn startups, promises to expedite build times, boost deployment frequency, and improve app stability. Barnabas Birmacher, CEO and Co-Founder of Bitrise, advocates being mobile-first, hinting at continuous optimization of mobile offerings. Putting Mobile DevOps first can lead to job expansion, demand growth, and a surge in deliverable quality.