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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 122 119 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 39 44 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.42% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.63% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 13
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £34,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,375 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +5.55%
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
2654 2701 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.48% 86.93% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1714 1846
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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 28 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Glasgow -28 11 £45,000 -3.74% 4
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 87 (62.14%) Linux
2 78 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (41.43%) Puppet
4 52 (37.14%) Java
5 49 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 46 (32.86%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (30.71%) Ruby
8 38 (27.14%) Open Source
8 38 (27.14%) Python
9 35 (25.00%) Perl
10 34 (24.29%) Finance
10 34 (24.29%) Docker
11 31 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (20.71%) Jenkins
14 27 (19.29%) High Availability
14 27 (19.29%) Bash Shell
14 27 (19.29%) Windows
15 26 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
16 25 (17.86%) Network Design
17 24 (17.14%) Nagios
18 23 (16.43%) Tomcat
18 23 (16.43%) Ansible
19 22 (15.71%) Apache
19 22 (15.71%) Maven
20 21 (15.00%) Spring
20 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (15.00%) JBoss
21 20 (14.29%) Migration

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (16.43%) Tomcat
2 22 (15.71%) Apache
3 21 (15.00%) JBoss
4 6 (4.29%) CMS
5 4 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.14%) Drupal
6 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.43%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.43%) IIS
7 2 (1.43%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (12.86%) IaaS
4 14 (10.00%) PaaS
5 13 (9.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (7.14%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.86%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.71%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.71%) Office 365
10 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Firewall
1 8 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) HTTP
3 3 (2.14%) SSL
4 2 (1.43%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) NAS
5 1 (0.71%) SMTP
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (12.86%) MySQL
3 13 (9.29%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.57%) Informix
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.57%) MSDE
7 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) GIS
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) Redis
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (20.71%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.71%) Maven
4 13 (9.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (4.29%) Gradle
5 6 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.86%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.43%) Ant
8 2 (1.43%) ERwin
8 2 (1.43%) Grunt
8 2 (1.43%) gulp
9 1 (0.71%) JIRA
9 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.71%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (24.29%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.14%) Games
5 2 (1.43%) Automotive
5 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (44.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (19.29%) Administrator
3 20 (14.29%) Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) DBA
5 12 (8.57%) MongoDB DBA
5 12 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) DevOps Administrator
9 6 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
11 4 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.00%) Spring
2 19 (13.57%) Middleware
2 19 (13.57%) Web Services
3 16 (11.43%) ELK Stack
4 6 (4.29%) RESTful
5 5 (3.57%) jQuery
6 4 (2.86%) .NET
6 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.86%) CSS
6 4 (2.86%) HTML
6 4 (2.86%) JSP
6 4 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.14%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.43%) EJB
8 2 (1.43%) jBPM
8 2 (1.43%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.43%) SOAP
8 2 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.43%) XML
8 2 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.14%) Replication
3 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.57%) Physics
5 4 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (62.14%) Linux
2 27 (19.29%) Windows
3 11 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.86%) Unix
4 10 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.86%) CentOS
5 4 (2.86%) Debian
5 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.86%) VMS
6 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 38 (27.14%) Open Source
4 31 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (19.29%) High Availability
6 25 (17.86%) Network Design
7 20 (14.29%) Migration
8 16 (11.43%) Scrum
9 15 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (10.71%) ETL
10 14 (10.00%) SOA
11 13 (9.29%) Microservices
11 13 (9.29%) TDD
12 12 (8.57%) Data Migration
13 11 (7.86%) Workflow
14 10 (7.14%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.43%) Release Management
15 9 (6.43%) SDLC
16 7 (5.00%) E-Commerce
16 7 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) Java
2 43 (30.71%) Ruby
3 38 (27.14%) Python
4 35 (25.00%) Perl
5 27 (19.29%) Bash Shell
6 16 (11.43%) Korn
6 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 16 (11.43%) Scala
7 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.14%) C#
9 9 (6.43%) SQL
10 5 (3.57%) C++
11 4 (2.86%) PHP
12 3 (2.14%) VBA
13 2 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (24.29%) Docker
2 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) LXC
3 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.43%) Xen
5 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.71%) NFS
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) zsh
Systems Management
1 58 (41.43%) Puppet
2 46 (32.86%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (17.14%) Nagios
4 23 (16.43%) Ansible
5 17 (12.14%) Graphite
6 16 (11.43%) Opsview
7 5 (3.57%) Capistrano
8 4 (2.86%) Packer
9 3 (2.14%) SCCM
10 2 (1.43%) Salt
11 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.71%) Icinga
11 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.71%) Munin
11 1 (0.71%) SCOM
11 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Cisco
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.43%) F5
3 16 (11.43%) Oracle
4 13 (9.29%) Google
4 13 (9.29%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.29%) Talend
5 11 (7.86%) Rackspace
6 7 (5.00%) New Relic
7 6 (4.29%) VMware
8 3 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.14%) Citrix
8 3 (2.14%) IBM
9 2 (1.43%) CA
10 1 (0.71%) HP
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec
10 1 (0.71%) Varonis
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