Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 70 97
Rank change year-on-year +22 +27 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 32 100 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.67% 3.88% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 4.14% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 59 25
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £41,500 £36,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%

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 844 2,416 2,399
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 93.79% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 511 1,498 1,533
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,425 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020, 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 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (62.50%) Kubernetes
2 20 (62.50%) AWS
3 19 (59.38%) Python
3 19 (59.38%) Docker
3 19 (59.38%) Azure
4 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 18 (56.25%) Linux
5 17 (53.13%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (50.00%) Ansible
7 15 (46.88%) Java
8 14 (43.75%) Windows
8 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (43.75%) GCP
9 13 (40.63%) Go
9 13 (40.63%) Puppet
9 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
10 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (37.50%) Terraform
11 11 (34.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (34.38%) Splunk
11 11 (34.38%) Open Source
11 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
11 11 (34.38%) TeamCity
11 11 (34.38%) Consul
11 11 (34.38%) Prometheus
11 11 (34.38%) IBM UrbanCode
12 10 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (31.25%) Travis CI

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 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (62.50%) AWS
2 19 (59.38%) Azure
3 14 (43.75%) GCP
4 10 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (12.50%) GitHub
6 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (9.38%) SaaS
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (6.25%) Serverless
8 1 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (3.13%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (3.13%) Apigee
8 1 (3.13%) Datadog
8 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (3.13%) Kong
8 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospike
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 11 (34.38%) IBM UrbanCode
2 11 (34.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (34.38%) TeamCity
3 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (31.25%) Travis CI
4 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) GitLab
6 1 (3.13%) GoCD
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) Express
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) JPA
4 1 (3.13%) Kafka
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) React
4 1 (3.13%) Redux
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
1 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Mesosphere
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (53.13%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 11 (34.38%) Open Source
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (31.25%) Disruptive Innovation
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Release Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) High Availability
10 1 (3.13%) Machine Learning
10 1 (3.13%) Microservices
10 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Python
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (40.63%) Go
4 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Clojure
6 1 (3.13%) ES6
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) Kubernetes
2 16 (50.00%) Ansible
3 13 (40.63%) Puppet
4 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (37.50%) Terraform
5 11 (34.38%) Consul
5 11 (34.38%) Prometheus
6 10 (31.25%) Automic
7 2 (6.25%) Rundeck
8 1 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (3.13%) Nagios
8 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Splunk
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) F5
3 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) New Relic