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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 116 143 143
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 53 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.93% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 12
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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
2934 3112 2569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.72% 83.32% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2016 1670
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Edinburgh +17 33 £38,670 -3.32% 3
Glasgow +16 16 £65,000 +34.71% 3
West Lothian - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £38,500 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (63.10%) Linux
2 44 (52.38%) Puppet
3 37 (44.05%) Configuration Management
4 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (40.48%) Python
6 31 (36.90%) Ruby
7 27 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (32.14%) Banking
8 26 (30.95%) Degree
9 25 (29.76%) Finance
10 20 (23.81%) Java
11 19 (22.62%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (21.43%) Scrum
12 18 (21.43%) TDD
13 16 (19.05%) Apache
14 15 (17.86%) Web Services
14 15 (17.86%) MySQL
14 15 (17.86%) Nagios
15 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
15 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
15 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 13 (15.48%) Open Source
16 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.48%) Perl
17 12 (14.29%) Rackspace
17 12 (14.29%) Graphite
17 12 (14.29%) BDD

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (19.05%) Apache
2 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) JBoss
4 3 (3.57%) Node.js
4 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.19%) Moodle
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
1 7 (8.33%) SSL
2 6 (7.14%) LDAP
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.38%) SNMP
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) SMS
5 1 (1.19%) SMTP
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) Network Security
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) MySQL
2 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.76%) Informix
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) Redis
8 1 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) WebStorm
5 2 (2.38%) Grunt
5 2 (2.38%) gulp
5 2 (2.38%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 27 (32.14%) Banking
2 25 (29.76%) Finance
3 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Administrator
4 12 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) .NET Applications Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) DevOps Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) DBA
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Portfolio Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) MongoDB DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) Web Services
2 11 (13.10%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) .NET
3 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.52%) Spring
5 6 (7.14%) XML
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
7 3 (3.57%) JDBC
7 3 (3.57%) JSP
7 3 (3.57%) Servlets
7 3 (3.57%) SOAP
7 3 (3.57%) JSON
7 3 (3.57%) Django
7 3 (3.57%) Middleware
8 2 (2.38%) HTML5
8 2 (2.38%) Sass
8 2 (2.38%) LESS
8 2 (2.38%) OOCSS
9 1 (1.19%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 9 (10.71%) Replication
2 6 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) VLE
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.10%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) UNIX
4 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.76%) CentOS
6 3 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) Debian
7 1 (1.19%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Configuration Management
2 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (21.43%) TDD
4 18 (21.43%) Scrum
5 13 (15.48%) Open Source
6 12 (14.29%) BDD
7 9 (10.71%) Planning Poker
7 9 (10.71%) ATDD
7 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.71%) Refactoring
7 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.95%) SDLC
9 5 (5.95%) Web Development
9 5 (5.95%) Migration
9 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) Python
2 31 (36.90%) Ruby
3 20 (23.81%) Java
4 13 (15.48%) Perl
5 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.90%) C#
6 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.52%) SQL
8 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (7.14%) Scala
9 6 (7.14%) Korn
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) CCNA
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) zsh
4 1 (1.19%) LXC
4 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (52.38%) Puppet
2 36 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (17.86%) Nagios
4 12 (14.29%) Graphite
5 9 (10.71%) Ansible
6 7 (8.33%) Capistrano
7 6 (7.14%) Munin
7 6 (7.14%) Opsview
8 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.90%) F5
4 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.71%) VMware
4 9 (10.71%) Google
5 8 (9.52%) DigitalOcean
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle
6 7 (8.33%) Cisco
7 5 (5.95%) Talend
8 4 (4.76%) IBM
9 3 (3.57%) Splunk
10 2 (2.38%) Adobe
10 2 (2.38%) Perforce
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