Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 50 41
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9 +37
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 243 125 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.55% 4.60% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 4.98% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 125 52 78
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% -7.37%
10th Percentile £30,950 £26,500 £29,645
90th Percentile £74,900 £67,375 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year - +16.96% -14.50%

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 2,366 2,512 2,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.97% 92.45% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,517 1,390
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 97 (39.92%) Linux
2 86 (35.39%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (33.74%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (31.69%) Ansible
5 71 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (28.81%) Python
7 66 (27.16%) Jenkins
8 62 (25.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 60 (24.69%) Git (software)
9 60 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
9 60 (24.69%) Microservices
10 55 (22.63%) Finance
11 52 (21.40%) Windows
12 51 (20.99%) Java
12 51 (20.99%) Microsoft
12 51 (20.99%) Terraform
13 48 (19.75%) Puppet
14 46 (18.93%) Docker
14 46 (18.93%) Unix
14 46 (18.93%) Subversion
15 42 (17.28%) C#
15 42 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 41 (16.87%) .NET
17 39 (16.05%) Google Cloud Platform
18 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
18 37 (15.23%) Software Engineering
19 36 (14.81%) JIRA
20 35 (14.40%) Release Management
21 33 (13.58%) Open Source

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 11 (4.53%) Apache
2 7 (2.88%) JBoss
3 5 (2.06%) Confluence
4 4 (1.65%) WildFly
5 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.23%) IIS
5 3 (1.23%) Sonic ESB
6 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) CICS
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.41%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 82 (33.74%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (16.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (7.41%) SaaS
5 12 (4.94%) Office 365
6 7 (2.88%) IaaS
7 6 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.06%) GitHub
9 4 (1.65%) PaaS
10 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.82%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.82%) npm
11 2 (0.82%) NuGet
11 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.41%) Route 53
12 1 (0.41%) Serverless
12 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) Firewall
2 5 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (2.06%) VPN
3 4 (1.65%) LAN
3 4 (1.65%) WAN
4 3 (1.23%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.23%) HTTP
4 3 (1.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.23%) SSL
4 3 (1.23%) VLAN
4 3 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) AMQP
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) Modbus
6 1 (0.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.17%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.35%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.29%) Big Data
6 8 (3.29%) DB2
6 8 (3.29%) MySQL
7 3 (1.23%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.41%) Informix
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 66 (27.16%) Jenkins
2 62 (25.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (24.69%) Git (software)
4 46 (18.93%) Subversion
5 36 (14.81%) JIRA
6 30 (12.35%) GoCD
7 29 (11.93%) IBM UrbanCode
7 29 (11.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (9.47%) Selenium
9 23 (9.47%) Visual Studio
9 23 (9.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (6.58%) SpecFlow
11 12 (4.94%) Maven
12 7 (2.88%) GitLab
12 7 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.47%) LoadRunner
13 6 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (2.06%) JMeter
14 5 (2.06%) JUnit
General
1 55 (22.63%) Finance
2 26 (10.70%) Banking
3 4 (1.65%) Advertising
3 4 (1.65%) Billing
4 2 (0.82%) Games
4 2 (0.82%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (26.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (21.40%) Developer
3 50 (20.58%) Senior DevOps
4 31 (12.76%) Consultant
5 29 (11.93%) DevOps Consultant
6 26 (10.70%) Senior Consultant
6 26 (10.70%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 19 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.82%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
8 16 (6.58%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.17%) Architect
9 15 (6.17%) Technical Developer
10 14 (5.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (5.35%) DevOps Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Analyst
13 10 (4.12%) Junior
13 10 (4.12%) Junior DevOps
13 10 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.87%) .NET
2 30 (12.35%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (10.29%) HTML
4 21 (8.64%) CSS
5 17 (7.00%) Node.js
6 15 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.17%) HTML5
6 15 (6.17%) React
7 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET
8 11 (4.53%) JSON
8 11 (4.53%) Web Services
9 10 (4.12%) RESTful
10 9 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.88%) CSS3
11 7 (2.88%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.88%) Spring
12 6 (2.47%) Kafka
12 6 (2.47%) Middleware
13 5 (2.06%) MEAN Stack
13 5 (2.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.94%) Fintech
3 9 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.88%) DataPower
5 7 (2.88%) VSAM
6 6 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.23%) FMCG
9 3 (1.23%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.82%) Blog
10 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 97 (39.92%) Linux
2 52 (21.40%) Windows
3 46 (18.93%) Unix
4 16 (6.58%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.70%) CentOS
8 6 (2.47%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.06%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.82%) Android
11 2 (0.82%) Debian
12 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.39%) Continuous Integration
2 82 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (24.69%) Microservices
4 42 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 37 (15.23%) Software Engineering
6 35 (14.40%) Release Management
7 33 (13.58%) Open Source
8 30 (12.35%) Test Automation
9 29 (11.93%) Configuration Management
9 29 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (10.70%) Customer Engagement
11 22 (9.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 18 (7.41%) Scrum
13 16 (6.58%) Analytics
13 16 (6.58%) TDD
14 15 (6.17%) Decision-Making
14 15 (6.17%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.17%) Project Management
15 13 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (4.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.81%) Python
2 51 (20.99%) Java
3 42 (17.28%) C#
4 30 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.35%) PowerShell
5 24 (9.88%) SQL
6 19 (7.82%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.35%) Ruby
8 9 (3.70%) COBOL
9 6 (2.47%) Java 8
9 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.06%) PHP
11 3 (1.23%) Go
11 3 (1.23%) JCL
11 3 (1.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.82%) Korn
12 2 (0.82%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.82%) VBScript
13 1 (0.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (6.58%) Degree
2 13 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (18.93%) Docker
2 11 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (2.06%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (31.69%) Ansible
2 60 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (20.99%) Terraform
4 48 (19.75%) Puppet
5 27 (11.11%) Consul
5 27 (11.11%) Rundeck
6 25 (10.29%) Kubernetes
7 10 (4.12%) Salt
8 8 (3.29%) CA Endevor
9 4 (1.65%) Packer
10 3 (1.23%) Mesos
11 2 (0.82%) Cacti
11 2 (0.82%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.82%) Graphite
11 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.82%) Icinga
12 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.41%) SCCM
12 1 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.52%) Splunk
3 26 (10.70%) Delphix
3 26 (10.70%) RedGate
3 26 (10.70%) ServiceNow
4 16 (6.58%) VMware
5 15 (6.17%) IBM
6 12 (4.94%) Oracle
7 11 (4.53%) Google
8 10 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.70%) Cisco
10 5 (2.06%) Meraki
10 5 (2.06%) Sybase
11 2 (0.82%) F5
11 2 (0.82%) HP
11 2 (0.82%) NetApp
11 2 (0.82%) Perforce
11 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.41%) CA
12 1 (0.41%) EMC