Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 121 104
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 59 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.47% 1.15% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.19% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 23
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +19.32% -12.00%

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 2,268 2,515 2,103
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.99% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 1,590 1,417
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (49.15%) Ansible
3 28 (47.46%) Docker
4 27 (45.76%) Linux
5 22 (37.29%) Python
5 22 (37.29%) Terraform
6 21 (35.59%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
10 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (20.34%) Java
11 12 (20.34%) Puppet
12 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
13 10 (16.95%) SaaS
13 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
13 10 (16.95%) Salt
13 10 (16.95%) Microservices
14 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (15.25%) Release Management
14 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
15 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.56%) C#
15 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
15 8 (13.56%) Data Science
16 7 (11.86%) Immutable Server
16 7 (11.86%) Fintech
16 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
16 7 (11.86%) JavaScript

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 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.95%) SaaS
4 7 (11.86%) GitHub
5 4 (6.78%) IaaS
5 4 (6.78%) Office 365
5 4 (6.78%) PaaS
6 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.39%) npm
6 2 (3.39%) NuGet
6 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (10.17%) Big Data
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.78%) Ant
4 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.08%) GitLab
5 3 (5.08%) Hudson
5 3 (5.08%) Maven
5 3 (5.08%) MSBuild
5 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.39%) InstallShield
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) MSI
6 2 (3.39%) RSpec
6 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) RESTful
3 4 (6.78%) CSS
3 4 (6.78%) Flask
3 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) Velocity
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.69%) Kafka
5 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Fintech
2 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) Debian
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.95%) Microservices
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.25%) Release Management
6 8 (13.56%) Data Science
6 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.86%) Immutable Server
7 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.17%) Web Operations
9 4 (6.78%) Analytics
9 4 (6.78%) API Design
9 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 4 (6.78%) High Availability
9 4 (6.78%) Prototyping
9 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Python
2 12 (20.34%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.56%) C#
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) COBOL
8 2 (3.39%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) JCL
8 2 (3.39%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Groovy
9 1 (1.69%) Korn
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 28 (47.46%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.39%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) Ansible
2 22 (37.29%) Terraform
3 21 (35.59%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
5 12 (20.34%) Puppet
6 10 (16.95%) Salt
7 3 (5.08%) Mesos
7 3 (5.08%) Packer
8 2 (3.39%) CA Endevor
9 1 (1.69%) Consul
9 1 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.69%) Graphite
9 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.69%) Icinga
9 1 (1.69%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) NetApp
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle