Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 122 111
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 65 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.56% 1.16% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 1.20% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 27
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%

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 2,393 2,584 2,210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 96.38% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,462 1,572 1,437
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 65 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (53.85%) Linux
3 34 (52.31%) Ansible
3 34 (52.31%) Docker
4 26 (40.00%) Python
5 25 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (32.31%) Terraform
6 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (24.62%) Java
8 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
8 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
9 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
9 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (20.00%) Puppet
11 11 (16.92%) SaaS
11 11 (16.92%) Microservices
12 10 (15.38%) Salt
12 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 9 (13.85%) Subversion
13 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (12.31%) Web Operations
14 8 (12.31%) Fintech
14 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
14 8 (12.31%) Maven
15 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
15 7 (10.77%) PowerShell

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 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (16.92%) SaaS
4 5 (7.69%) GitHub
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
5 4 (6.15%) Office 365
6 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.62%) PaaS
7 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.08%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.08%) npm
7 2 (3.08%) NuGet
7 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.54%) Route 53
8 1 (1.54%) Serverless
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.23%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.85%) Subversion
4 8 (12.31%) Maven
5 7 (10.77%) GitLab
5 7 (10.77%) TeamCity
6 6 (9.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.15%) Ant
8 4 (6.15%) Artifactory
8 4 (6.15%) GoCD
8 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.62%) JIRA
9 3 (4.62%) MSBuild
9 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.08%) Hudson
10 2 (3.08%) InstallShield
10 2 (3.08%) MSI
10 2 (3.08%) RSpec
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Billing
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) RESTful
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) CSS
3 4 (6.15%) Flask
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (4.62%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) JSON
5 2 (3.08%) Velocity
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) Kafka
6 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Fintech
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.08%) VSAM
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Debian
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.92%) Microservices
6 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (12.31%) Web Operations
8 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.23%) Release Management
10 5 (7.69%) Data Science
10 5 (7.69%) High Availability
11 4 (6.15%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) API Design
11 4 (6.15%) Immutable Server
11 4 (6.15%) Migration
11 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Change Management
12 3 (4.62%) Scrum
12 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Python
2 16 (24.62%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.23%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) Go
7 3 (4.62%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) COBOL
8 2 (3.08%) JCL
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 34 (52.31%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.08%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (52.31%) Ansible
2 25 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (32.31%) Terraform
4 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
5 13 (20.00%) Puppet
6 10 (15.38%) Salt
7 4 (6.15%) Packer
8 3 (4.62%) Mesos
9 2 (3.08%) CA Endevor
10 1 (1.54%) Consul
10 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.54%) Graphite
10 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.54%) Icinga
10 1 (1.54%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Google
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) NetApp
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) SaltStack