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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 59 111 153
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +42
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 99 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.60% 1.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 1.87% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 59 27 18
Median salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £27,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2466 2949 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.77% 90.27% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1876 2072
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +31 61 £44,500 +15.07% 4
Glasgow +31 37 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 138 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (47.42%) Linux
3 79 (40.72%) Finance
4 78 (40.21%) TDD
5 72 (37.11%) jQuery
6 70 (36.08%) Java
7 67 (34.54%) JavaScript
8 64 (32.99%) Degree
9 63 (32.47%) BDD
9 63 (32.47%) Docker
10 61 (31.44%) Puppet
11 60 (30.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 60 (30.93%) SQL Server
12 55 (28.35%) .NET
13 54 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
14 53 (27.32%) C#
15 51 (26.29%) Scrum
15 51 (26.29%) SDLC
16 50 (25.77%) VMware
17 48 (24.74%) Windows
18 46 (23.71%) Oracle
19 43 (22.16%) IaaS
20 42 (21.65%) Configuration Management
20 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
21 41 (21.13%) Computer Science
21 41 (21.13%) .NET Framework
22 40 (20.62%) Service Delivery
23 39 (20.10%) Data Integration
24 38 (19.59%) HTML

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 12 (6.19%) nginx
2 8 (4.12%) IIS
3 6 (3.09%) Apache
3 6 (3.09%) JBoss
4 5 (2.58%) CMS
4 5 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.55%) Moodle
6 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 43 (22.16%) IaaS
2 42 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (18.04%) PaaS
5 23 (11.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 23 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (11.86%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.06%) Office 365
7 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) LDAP
2 7 (3.61%) Firewall
2 7 (3.61%) LAN
2 7 (3.61%) WAN
3 6 (3.09%) DNS
4 4 (2.06%) DHCP
4 4 (2.06%) SAN
4 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) Skype
5 3 (1.55%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) SMTP
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.37%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.12%) MySQL
5 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.55%) Informix
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.79%) Maven
3 16 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.25%) Grunt
3 16 (8.25%) gulp
4 13 (6.70%) Ant
5 12 (6.19%) GoCD
6 6 (3.09%) JUnit
7 5 (2.58%) JIRA
7 5 (2.58%) JMeter
7 5 (2.58%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.58%) Subversion
7 5 (2.58%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) Bower
9 1 (0.52%) Codeship
9 1 (0.52%) Gradle
9 1 (0.52%) Mockito
9 1 (0.52%) NuGet
9 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 79 (40.72%) Finance
2 31 (15.98%) Banking
3 20 (10.31%) Retail
4 13 (6.70%) Games
4 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.19%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (34.02%) Developer
2 39 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (15.98%) Development Manager
4 23 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 22 (11.34%) Agile Developer
6 21 (10.82%) Cloud Developer
7 20 (10.31%) Agile .NET Developer
8 19 (9.79%) Application Development Manager
8 19 (9.79%) Applications Development Manager
8 19 (9.79%) Applications Manager
9 12 (6.19%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Architect
10 9 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.12%) .NET Development Manager
12 7 (3.61%) Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (37.11%) jQuery
2 55 (28.35%) .NET
3 41 (21.13%) .NET Framework
4 38 (19.59%) HTML
5 33 (17.01%) CSS
6 29 (14.95%) AngularJS
6 29 (14.95%) HTML5
7 28 (14.43%) Node.js
8 24 (12.37%) REST
9 23 (11.86%) CSS3
10 22 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.12%) ELK Stack
13 7 (3.61%) J2EE
13 7 (3.61%) LAMP
14 6 (3.09%) Hibernate
14 6 (3.09%) Middleware
14 6 (3.09%) Spring
15 5 (2.58%) Web Services
16 4 (2.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.13%) Computer Science
2 39 (20.10%) Data Integration
3 23 (11.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (11.86%) Virtual Team
4 21 (10.82%) Management Information System
5 20 (10.31%) Visualisation
6 19 (9.79%) Data Centre
7 11 (5.67%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.58%) PKI
9 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.55%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.55%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.55%) User Experience
9 3 (1.55%) VLE
10 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
11 1 (0.52%) Blog
11 1 (0.52%) Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 92 (47.42%) Linux
2 48 (24.74%) Windows
3 37 (19.07%) Unix
4 13 (6.70%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.06%) CentOS
6 4 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.06%) Solaris
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.55%) Debian
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.03%) Android
8 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (40.21%) TDD
3 63 (32.47%) BDD
4 60 (30.93%) Continuous Delivery
5 51 (26.29%) Scrum
5 51 (26.29%) SDLC
6 42 (21.65%) Configuration Management
6 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (20.62%) Service Delivery
8 38 (19.59%) SOA
9 37 (19.07%) Software Engineering
10 35 (18.04%) Microservices
11 27 (13.92%) Analytics
11 27 (13.92%) Coaching
12 26 (13.40%) Refactoring
13 22 (11.34%) Asset Management
13 22 (11.34%) ATDD
13 22 (11.34%) Machine Learning
13 22 (11.34%) Planning Poker
13 22 (11.34%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 70 (36.08%) Java
2 67 (34.54%) JavaScript
3 53 (27.32%) C#
4 34 (17.53%) Ruby
5 32 (16.49%) Bash Shell
6 30 (15.46%) Python
7 14 (7.22%) SQL
8 11 (5.67%) PHP
9 10 (5.15%) Perl
10 7 (3.61%) Groovy
11 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (32.99%) Degree
2 10 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.12%) CCNP
3 8 (4.12%) RHCE
4 2 (1.03%) CCNA
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.52%) CCENT
5 1 (0.52%) MCITP
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 63 (32.47%) Docker
2 21 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.19%) vSphere
4 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.12%) Varnish
6 7 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.61%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.52%) iptables
8 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (31.44%) Puppet
2 54 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (18.04%) Mesos
4 32 (16.49%) Ansible
5 23 (11.86%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.70%) Capistrano
7 3 (1.55%) SCCM
8 2 (1.03%) Packer
8 2 (1.03%) vRealize
9 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (25.77%) VMware
2 46 (23.71%) Oracle
3 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.76%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.22%) Cisco
6 6 (3.09%) Dell
7 5 (2.58%) HP
7 5 (2.58%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.55%) Citrix
8 3 (1.55%) EMC
8 3 (1.55%) Google
8 3 (1.55%) NetApp
8 3 (1.55%) Sun
9 2 (1.03%) Adobe
10 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.52%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.52%) Juniper
10 1 (0.52%) Veeam
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