Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 88 123
Rank change year-on-year +37 +35 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 91 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.42% 2.36% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 2.51% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 1,961 2,394 2,567
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 94.29% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,485 1,594
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,275 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) DevOps
2 49 (53.85%) AWS
2 49 (53.85%) Kubernetes
3 48 (52.75%) Azure
4 46 (50.55%) Ansible
4 46 (50.55%) Python
5 45 (49.45%) Terraform
6 43 (47.25%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (47.25%) PowerShell
7 41 (45.05%) Linux
8 40 (43.96%) Jenkins
8 40 (43.96%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (39.56%) Puppet
10 34 (37.36%) Java
11 32 (35.16%) Bash Shell
12 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
13 30 (32.97%) Node.js
14 28 (30.77%) Docker
14 28 (30.77%) Software Engineering
15 27 (29.67%) Finance
16 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (26.37%) .NET
17 23 (25.27%) C++
17 23 (25.27%) Configuration Management
17 23 (25.27%) GCP
18 22 (24.18%) Analytics
19 21 (23.08%) Splunk
19 21 (23.08%) Go
19 21 (23.08%) Unix
19 21 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 49 (53.85%) AWS
2 48 (52.75%) Azure
3 23 (25.27%) GCP
4 10 (10.99%) IaaS
5 8 (8.79%) GitHub
6 6 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.49%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (3.30%) Office 365
9 2 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.20%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.20%) PaaS
9 2 (2.20%) SaaS
10 1 (1.10%) Azure Functions
10 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) MySQL
2 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 40 (43.96%) Jenkins
2 20 (21.98%) PhantomJS
2 20 (21.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (16.48%) Ant
4 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 12 (13.19%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
7 8 (8.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (3.30%) GitLab
8 3 (3.30%) Maven
8 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.20%) JIRA
10 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Law
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) Node.js
2 24 (26.37%) .NET
3 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.49%) JSON
4 5 (5.49%) YAML
5 2 (2.20%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.20%) CSS
5 2 (2.20%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.20%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) RESTful
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.10%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.10%) React
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 10 (10.99%) Replication
3 8 (8.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.05%) Linux
2 21 (23.08%) Unix
3 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Windows
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (43.96%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (25.27%) Configuration Management
6 22 (24.18%) Analytics
7 21 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (21.98%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (21.98%) Data Security
8 20 (21.98%) Security Operations
8 20 (21.98%) SIEM
8 20 (21.98%) Threat Management
8 20 (21.98%) Use Case
9 12 (13.19%) Microservices
9 12 (13.19%) Release Management
10 10 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (10.99%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (10.99%) Scrum
11 9 (9.89%) Open Source
12 8 (8.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) Python
2 43 (47.25%) PowerShell
3 34 (37.36%) Java
4 32 (35.16%) Bash Shell
5 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
6 23 (25.27%) C++
7 21 (23.08%) Go
8 17 (18.68%) SQL
9 16 (17.58%) Groovy
10 14 (15.38%) Ruby
11 4 (4.40%) C#
12 3 (3.30%) Korn
13 1 (1.10%) Perl
13 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (30.77%) Docker
2 11 (12.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) LXC
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 46 (50.55%) Ansible
3 45 (49.45%) Terraform
4 43 (47.25%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (39.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.10%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Google
1 21 (23.08%) Splunk
2 20 (21.98%) CyberArk
2 20 (21.98%) ServiceNow
2 20 (21.98%) Symantec
3 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.19%) Micro Focus
5 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) Perforce
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
7 1 (1.10%) VMware