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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 130 165 155
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 29 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 3
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2587 3144 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.08% 82.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 2084 1541
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +27 17 £47,500 +45.03% 6
Glasgow +11 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (83.87%) Linux
2 44 (70.97%) Python
3 43 (69.35%) Puppet
4 36 (58.06%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (56.45%) Configuration Management
6 33 (53.23%) Ruby
7 31 (50.00%) Finance
8 30 (48.39%) Java
9 27 (43.55%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (33.87%) Degree
10 21 (33.87%) Banking
10 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
11 20 (32.26%) Nagios
12 18 (29.03%) Web Services
13 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (25.81%) Munin
13 16 (25.81%) Graphite
14 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
15 10 (16.13%) Open Source
16 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.52%) TDD
16 9 (14.52%) Maven
16 9 (14.52%) Perl
16 9 (14.52%) Gradle
16 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
17 7 (11.29%) Vagrant
17 7 (11.29%) Ansible
17 7 (11.29%) Capistrano
17 7 (11.29%) SDLC
17 7 (11.29%) SQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (6.45%) JBoss
1 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Moodle
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (43.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) LDAP
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
1 5 (8.06%) SSL
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Pentaho
1 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.45%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) MSDE
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Maven
1 9 (14.52%) Gradle
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (6.45%) TestNG
3 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Mockito
4 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) Banking
3 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (9.68%) Developer
2 6 (9.68%) Administrator
3 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) Open Source Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Web Services
2 6 (9.68%) Middleware
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) XML
4 4 (6.45%) Spring
4 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.45%) PostGIS
5 3 (4.84%) JDBC
5 3 (4.84%) JSP
5 3 (4.84%) Servlets
5 3 (4.84%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) Velocity
6 2 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (1.61%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) Django
7 1 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Data Integration
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Physics
3 2 (3.23%) Social Media
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Xbox
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.06%) CentOS
5 4 (6.45%) Windows
6 3 (4.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Configuration Management
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) Open Source
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
5 7 (11.29%) SDLC
6 6 (9.68%) Release Management
6 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) MapReduce
9 3 (4.84%) Analytics
9 3 (4.84%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Build Automation
9 3 (4.84%) Workflow
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) Python
2 33 (53.23%) Ruby
3 30 (48.39%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) Perl
6 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.84%) C
8 3 (4.84%) C++
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) LXC
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (69.35%) Puppet
2 36 (58.06%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (32.26%) Nagios
4 16 (25.81%) Munin
4 16 (25.81%) Graphite
5 7 (11.29%) Vagrant
5 7 (11.29%) Ansible
5 7 (11.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) Splunk
3 4 (6.45%) Talend
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) Perforce
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