The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 143 154 161
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 18 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
DevOps Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Scotland region.

DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 10 £50,000 - 2
Glasgow -8 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 54 (87.10%) Linux
3 46 (74.19%) Puppet
4 42 (67.74%) Configuration Management
5 37 (59.68%) Ruby
6 35 (56.45%) Java
7 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (46.77%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (43.55%) Docker
10 25 (40.32%) Open Source
10 25 (40.32%) Bash Shell
11 24 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (35.48%) High Availability
12 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
13 21 (33.87%) Apache
14 20 (32.26%) Perl
14 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
15 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
16 18 (29.03%) Python
17 17 (27.42%) Cisco
17 17 (27.42%) Nagios
17 17 (27.42%) Graphite
18 16 (25.81%) ELK Stack
18 16 (25.81%) Finance
18 16 (25.81%) MySQL
18 16 (25.81%) F5
18 16 (25.81%) Opsview
18 16 (25.81%) Scala
18 16 (25.81%) Spring

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (33.87%) Apache
2 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 14 (22.58%) JBoss
4 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (20.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (16.13%) DigitalOcean
4 10 (16.13%) IaaS
4 10 (16.13%) PaaS
5 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.61%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.81%) Maven
4 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.45%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.84%) Gradle
6 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) ELK Stack
1 16 (25.81%) Spring
2 12 (19.35%) Middleware
3 11 (17.74%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) Ajax
5 2 (3.23%) EJB
5 2 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.23%) Java EE
5 2 (3.23%) JPA
5 2 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) LAMP
6 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.13%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.45%) CentOS
5 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.45%) VMS
6 2 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (1.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (67.74%) Configuration Management
3 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.32%) Open Source
5 22 (35.48%) High Availability
6 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (20.97%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) SOA
9 10 (16.13%) Microservices
9 10 (16.13%) Network Design
10 5 (8.06%) TDD
11 4 (6.45%) Migration
11 4 (6.45%) Web Development
12 2 (3.23%) Change Control
12 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.23%) Workflow
13 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (1.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Ruby
2 35 (56.45%) Java
3 25 (40.32%) Bash Shell
4 20 (32.26%) Perl
5 18 (29.03%) Python
6 16 (25.81%) Korn
6 16 (25.81%) Scala
7 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
8 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.06%) C#
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) LXC
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) zsh
Systems Management
1 46 (74.19%) Puppet
2 29 (46.77%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (27.42%) Graphite
3 17 (27.42%) Nagios
4 16 (25.81%) Opsview
5 13 (20.97%) Ansible
6 3 (4.84%) Capistrano
6 3 (4.84%) Packer
7 2 (3.23%) SCCM
8 1 (1.61%) Munin
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) F5
3 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.97%) Google
5 11 (17.74%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
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