Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8 +46
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 209 106 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.28% 4.02% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 4.32% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 99 43 73
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £28,680
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +12.36% -11.00%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,355 2,454 2,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.34% 93.06% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 1,485 1,409
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.41% -1.12% +4.71%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Edinburgh

DevOps
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Edinburgh

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 84 (40.19%) Linux
2 83 (39.71%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (38.76%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (36.36%) Ansible
5 65 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (29.67%) Python
7 58 (27.75%) Jenkins
8 53 (25.36%) Puppet
8 53 (25.36%) Opscode Chef
8 53 (25.36%) Git (software)
9 50 (23.92%) Microservices
10 49 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (21.53%) Windows
12 42 (20.10%) Terraform
12 42 (20.10%) Subversion
13 40 (19.14%) Java
14 38 (18.18%) Software Engineering
15 37 (17.70%) Docker
16 36 (17.22%) Google Cloud Platform
16 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
16 36 (17.22%) Finance
17 35 (16.75%) Unix
18 34 (16.27%) Continuous Delivery
19 31 (14.83%) C#
19 31 (14.83%) .NET
19 31 (14.83%) GCP
20 29 (13.88%) Configuration Management
20 29 (13.88%) JIRA
20 29 (13.88%) Elastic Stack

DevOps
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 9 (4.31%) Apache
2 6 (2.87%) JBoss
3 5 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.91%) WildFly
5 3 (1.44%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (0.96%) Confluence
6 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) CICS
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.48%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 83 (39.71%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (17.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (11.48%) SaaS
5 9 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.31%) IaaS
6 8 (3.83%) PaaS
7 7 (3.35%) Office 365
8 5 (2.39%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.96%) GitHub
10 2 (0.96%) npm
10 2 (0.96%) NuGet
10 2 (0.96%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.48%) Route 53
11 1 (0.48%) Serverless
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.22%) Firewall
2 6 (2.87%) VPN
3 4 (1.91%) LAN
3 4 (1.91%) WAN
4 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.44%) HTTP
4 3 (1.44%) VLAN
4 3 (1.44%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) DHCP
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) Modbus
6 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.78%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.83%) DB2
5 7 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.44%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.48%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Informix
9 1 (0.48%) MySQL
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (27.75%) Jenkins
2 53 (25.36%) Git (software)
3 49 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (20.10%) Subversion
5 29 (13.88%) JIRA
6 28 (13.40%) GoCD
6 28 (13.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (12.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (12.44%) IBM UrbanCode
8 17 (8.13%) Selenium
9 16 (7.66%) Visual Studio
10 13 (6.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (4.31%) GitLab
11 9 (4.31%) Maven
11 9 (4.31%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.87%) LoadRunner
13 5 (2.39%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.39%) JMeter
13 5 (2.39%) JUnit
14 4 (1.91%) Gatling
General
1 36 (17.22%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Banking
3 4 (1.91%) Advertising
3 4 (1.91%) Billing
4 2 (0.96%) Games
4 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (23.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (20.57%) Senior DevOps
3 30 (14.35%) Developer
4 29 (13.88%) Consultant
5 28 (13.40%) DevOps Consultant
6 25 (11.96%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (11.96%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 18 (8.61%) Architect
8 15 (7.18%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.70%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.22%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.26%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.26%) Analyst
11 11 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Technical Developer
12 10 (4.78%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (4.78%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.83%) .NET
2 29 (13.88%) Elastic Stack
3 19 (9.09%) HTML
4 14 (6.70%) ASP.NET
4 14 (6.70%) CSS
5 12 (5.74%) JSON
5 12 (5.74%) Node.js
6 11 (5.26%) HTML5
6 11 (5.26%) React
7 9 (4.31%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.31%) Web Services
8 8 (3.83%) RESTful
9 6 (2.87%) Django
9 6 (2.87%) Flask
9 6 (2.87%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.87%) Kafka
9 6 (2.87%) Spring
10 5 (2.39%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.91%) jQuery
11 4 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.74%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.83%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.35%) Fintech
4 6 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.87%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.91%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.91%) DataPower
6 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.44%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 2 (0.96%) Blog
8 2 (0.96%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.96%) FMCG
8 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.19%) Linux
2 45 (21.53%) Windows
3 35 (16.75%) Unix
4 12 (5.74%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.78%) CentOS
6 8 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.96%) Debian
8 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.48%) AIX
9 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.76%) Continuous Integration
2 65 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.92%) Microservices
4 38 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 34 (16.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (13.88%) Configuration Management
6 29 (13.88%) Open Source
7 26 (12.44%) Test Automation
8 25 (11.96%) Customer Engagement
9 23 (11.00%) Release Management
10 21 (10.05%) Scrum
11 18 (8.61%) TDD
12 16 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (7.66%) Project Management
13 15 (7.18%) Analytics
14 13 (6.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 12 (5.74%) Test Strategy
16 11 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
16 11 (5.26%) Decision-Making
17 9 (4.31%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.67%) Python
2 40 (19.14%) Java
3 31 (14.83%) C#
4 25 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.96%) PowerShell
5 20 (9.57%) SQL
6 16 (7.66%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.66%) Ruby
7 7 (3.35%) PHP
8 6 (2.87%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.39%) Java 8
10 4 (1.91%) Go
11 3 (1.44%) Perl
12 2 (0.96%) COBOL
13 1 (0.48%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.48%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) JCL
13 1 (0.48%) REXX
13 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.83%) GCP
2 8 (3.83%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (17.70%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (36.36%) Ansible
2 53 (25.36%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (25.36%) Puppet
3 42 (20.10%) Terraform
4 26 (12.44%) Consul
4 26 (12.44%) Rundeck
5 24 (11.48%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.39%) Salt
7 3 (1.44%) Mesos
7 3 (1.44%) Packer
8 2 (0.96%) Cacti
8 2 (0.96%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.48%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.48%) Graphite
9 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.48%) Icinga
9 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.92%) Splunk
3 25 (11.96%) Delphix
3 25 (11.96%) RedGate
3 25 (11.96%) ServiceNow
4 11 (5.26%) Google
5 10 (4.78%) VMware
6 9 (4.31%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.87%) IBM
8 5 (2.39%) Cisco
8 5 (2.39%) Sybase
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle
10 2 (0.96%) F5
10 2 (0.96%) Meraki
10 2 (0.96%) Perforce
10 2 (0.96%) Veeam
10 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.96%) Zerto
11 1 (0.48%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.48%) Talend