The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 51 117 172
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +55
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 126 44 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.41% 1.38% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 1.53% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 9
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £27,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2581 2879 3170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.43% 90.36% 86.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1830 2145
Median salary £45,000 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

DevOps Salary Histogram in Scotland

DevOps
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +40 68 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Glasgow +32 58 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Aberdeen +4 1 £43,000 +11.68%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 129 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (45.36%) Linux
3 74 (40.44%) Finance
4 73 (39.89%) TDD
5 67 (36.61%) jQuery
6 64 (34.97%) Java
7 62 (33.88%) Degree
8 61 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 61 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 60 (32.79%) BDD
10 59 (32.24%) Docker
11 54 (29.51%) .NET
12 52 (28.42%) C#
12 52 (28.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 51 (27.87%) Puppet
14 48 (26.23%) SDLC
15 47 (25.68%) Scrum
16 46 (25.14%) Service Delivery
16 46 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
17 45 (24.59%) Oracle
18 43 (23.50%) Windows
18 43 (23.50%) SOA
18 43 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (22.95%) Computer Science
20 41 (22.40%) Configuration Management
20 41 (22.40%) IaaS
21 40 (21.86%) .NET Framework
22 39 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
23 38 (20.77%) Data Integration
23 38 (20.77%) Software Engineering

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.01%) JBoss
1 11 (6.01%) nginx
2 8 (4.37%) IIS
3 5 (2.73%) Apache
4 4 (2.19%) CMS
4 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.09%) Moodle
6 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.40%) IaaS
2 39 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (18.58%) PaaS
4 32 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (10.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 20 (10.93%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (10.93%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.64%) Office 365
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) LDAP
2 7 (3.83%) DNS
3 6 (3.28%) DHCP
4 5 (2.73%) Firewall
4 5 (2.73%) SAN
5 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.64%) LAN
6 3 (1.64%) Skype
6 3 (1.64%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.64%) WAN
7 1 (0.55%) FirePass
7 1 (0.55%) HTTP
7 1 (0.55%) NAS
7 1 (0.55%) Network Security
7 1 (0.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.73%) MySQL
5 3 (1.64%) Informix
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.09%) Big Data
6 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.55%) Redis
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Maven
2 19 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.65%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.56%) Grunt
4 12 (6.56%) gulp
5 9 (4.92%) Ant
5 9 (4.92%) GoCD
6 6 (3.28%) JUnit
7 5 (2.73%) JIRA
7 5 (2.73%) JMeter
7 5 (2.73%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.73%) Subversion
8 4 (2.19%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.55%) Codeship
9 1 (0.55%) Mockito
9 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.55%) WinDbg
General
1 74 (40.44%) Finance
2 32 (17.49%) Banking
3 18 (9.84%) Retail
4 12 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.01%) Games
6 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.64%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Local Government
10 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (34.43%) Developer
2 34 (18.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (16.94%) Development Manager
4 22 (12.02%) .NET Developer
5 21 (11.48%) Agile Developer
5 21 (11.48%) Cloud Developer
6 20 (10.93%) Applications Manager
7 19 (10.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 19 (10.38%) Application Development Manager
7 19 (10.38%) Applications Development Manager
8 11 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Architect
10 9 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.37%) .NET Development Manager
12 6 (3.28%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (3.28%) Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.28%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.73%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (36.61%) jQuery
2 54 (29.51%) .NET
3 40 (21.86%) .NET Framework
4 36 (19.67%) HTML
5 31 (16.94%) CSS
6 28 (15.30%) HTML5
7 26 (14.21%) AngularJS
7 26 (14.21%) Node.js
8 21 (11.48%) CSS3
8 21 (11.48%) REST
8 21 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (8.20%) Middleware
10 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.83%) ELK Stack
12 6 (3.28%) J2EE
12 6 (3.28%) LAMP
13 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.73%) Spring
14 4 (2.19%) Web Services
15 3 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 38 (20.77%) Data Integration
3 21 (11.48%) Virtual Team
3 21 (11.48%) Visualisation
4 20 (10.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (10.93%) Management Information System
5 16 (8.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.92%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.83%) PKI
8 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.09%) Biometrics
9 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.09%) Clustering
9 2 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (1.09%) VLE
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 83 (45.36%) Linux
2 43 (23.50%) Windows
3 32 (17.49%) Unix
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.19%) Solaris
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.64%) Debian
8 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
9 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.89%) TDD
3 60 (32.79%) BDD
4 52 (28.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 48 (26.23%) SDLC
6 47 (25.68%) Scrum
7 46 (25.14%) Service Delivery
8 43 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (23.50%) SOA
9 41 (22.40%) Configuration Management
10 38 (20.77%) Software Engineering
11 36 (19.67%) Microservices
12 29 (15.85%) Coaching
13 25 (13.66%) Analytics
13 25 (13.66%) Refactoring
14 23 (12.57%) Asset Management
15 21 (11.48%) ATDD
15 21 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
15 21 (11.48%) Planning Poker
16 20 (10.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.97%) Java
2 61 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 52 (28.42%) C#
4 23 (12.57%) Bash Shell
4 23 (12.57%) Ruby
5 20 (10.93%) Python
6 15 (8.20%) SQL
7 10 (5.46%) PHP
8 6 (3.28%) Perl
9 5 (2.73%) Groovy
10 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (33.88%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.83%) RHCE
3 5 (2.73%) CCNP
4 2 (1.09%) CCNA
4 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.55%) CCENT
5 1 (0.55%) MCITP
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 59 (32.24%) Docker
2 14 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.83%) Varnish
4 7 (3.83%) vSphere
5 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) iptables
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (27.87%) Puppet
2 46 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (18.58%) Ansible
4 29 (15.85%) Mesos
5 20 (10.93%) Kubernetes
6 10 (5.46%) Capistrano
7 5 (2.73%) SCCM
8 2 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.09%) vRealize
9 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Packer
9 1 (0.55%) SCOM
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (24.59%) Oracle
2 35 (19.13%) VMware
3 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.46%) Cisco
6 7 (3.83%) HP
7 5 (2.73%) Citrix
7 5 (2.73%) Dell
8 3 (1.64%) Sun
9 2 (1.09%) CA
10 1 (0.55%) Adobe
10 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.55%) EMC
10 1 (0.55%) Google
10 1 (0.55%) IBM
10 1 (0.55%) Juniper
10 1 (0.55%) NetApp
10 1 (0.55%) Symantec
10 1 (0.55%) Veeam
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