The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 117 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 33 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
- +10.49%
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2688 3243 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.39% 81.22% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2137 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DevOps
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DevOps Salary Trend in Scotland

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DevOps Salary Histogram in Scotland

DevOps
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Glasgow +24 16 £46,000 -8.00% 4
Edinburgh +18 15 £50,000 +8.10% 5
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 49 (66.22%) Linux
2 44 (59.46%) Python
3 41 (55.41%) Puppet
4 39 (52.70%) Ruby
5 37 (50.00%) Finance
6 36 (48.65%) Configuration Management
6 36 (48.65%) Java
7 35 (47.30%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (44.59%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (36.49%) JavaScript
11 22 (29.73%) Banking
12 21 (28.38%) Degree
12 21 (28.38%) Nagios
13 20 (27.03%) Web Services
14 17 (22.97%) Munin
14 17 (22.97%) Graphite
15 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (21.62%) HTML
15 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
16 14 (18.92%) Open Source
17 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
17 13 (17.57%) CSS
18 11 (14.86%) PHP
19 10 (13.51%) MySQL
19 10 (13.51%) TDD
20 9 (12.16%) Web Development
21 8 (10.81%) Maven
21 8 (10.81%) Release Management
21 8 (10.81%) Private Cloud

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) WordPress
1 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.41%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
3 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (44.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) AWS OpsWorks
3 4 (5.41%) SaaS
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.05%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) LDAP
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) SSL
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) NAS
2 2 (2.70%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) Pentaho
3 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) MSDE
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Gradle
2 8 (10.81%) Maven
3 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (5.41%) JUnit
4 4 (5.41%) Subversion
5 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.05%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (4.05%) TestNG
5 3 (4.05%) Mockito
6 2 (2.70%) Ant
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) QUnit
General
1 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (29.73%) Banking
3 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.41%) PHP Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (2.70%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (2.70%) Administrator
5 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (2.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) Tester
6 1 (1.35%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (1.35%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Web Services
2 16 (21.62%) HTML
3 13 (17.57%) CSS
4 5 (6.76%) Flash
4 5 (6.76%) Middleware
4 5 (6.76%) Velocity
4 5 (6.76%) RESTful
5 4 (5.41%) LAMP
5 4 (5.41%) REST
5 4 (5.41%) Laravel
6 3 (4.05%) PostGIS
6 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.05%) Spring
6 3 (4.05%) JDBC
6 3 (4.05%) JSP
6 3 (4.05%) Servlets
6 3 (4.05%) SOAP
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
6 3 (4.05%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Open Source
2 8 (10.81%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Social Media
6 2 (2.70%) Physics
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.35%) Xbox
7 1 (1.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Android
2 5 (6.76%) CentOS
2 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Configuration Management
2 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.51%) TDD
5 9 (12.16%) Web Development
6 8 (10.81%) Release Management
6 8 (10.81%) Analytics
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 5 (6.76%) MVC
8 5 (6.76%) OO
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.41%) Android Development
9 4 (5.41%) iOS Development
9 4 (5.41%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.41%) Use Case
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
10 3 (4.05%) Workflow
10 3 (4.05%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) Python
2 39 (52.70%) Ruby
3 36 (48.65%) Java
4 27 (36.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.86%) PHP
6 6 (8.11%) Perl
7 5 (6.76%) SQL
8 4 (5.41%) PHP5
9 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.05%) C++
9 3 (4.05%) R
9 3 (4.05%) C
10 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.35%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) LXC
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (55.41%) Puppet
2 35 (47.30%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (28.38%) Nagios
4 17 (22.97%) Munin
4 17 (22.97%) Graphite
5 6 (8.11%) Vagrant
6 5 (6.76%) Ansible
7 4 (5.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
1 4 (5.41%) Splunk
1 4 (5.41%) Appcelerator
2 3 (4.05%) Talend
2 3 (4.05%) VMware
2 3 (4.05%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
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