Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 19 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +21 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 265 242 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.16% 9.93% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.27% 10.57% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 142 73
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,800 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,625 £67,500 £77,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -11.33% +16.67%

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 1,735 2,290 2,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.73% 93.97% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1,437 1,561
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 121 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (42.64%) Azure
3 96 (36.23%) AWS
4 84 (31.70%) Python
5 83 (31.32%) Finance
6 77 (29.06%) Java
6 77 (29.06%) JavaScript
7 75 (28.30%) .NET
8 66 (24.91%) SQL
9 61 (23.02%) Docker
10 60 (22.64%) Jenkins
11 59 (22.26%) Linux
12 55 (20.75%) Microservices
13 54 (20.38%) Kubernetes
14 53 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 52 (19.62%) Software Engineering
15 52 (19.62%) Microsoft
16 50 (18.87%) Ansible
17 49 (18.49%) SDLC
18 48 (18.11%) C#
19 44 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
19 44 (16.60%) Problem-Solving
20 42 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (15.09%) GCP
22 39 (14.72%) Terraform
23 38 (14.34%) Node.js
24 36 (13.58%) Puppet
24 36 (13.58%) Ruby
24 36 (13.58%) TDD
25 34 (12.83%) Continuous Integration

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 (3.40%) Confluence
2 6 (2.26%) nginx
2 6 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.13%) Apache
4 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 113 (42.64%) Azure
2 96 (36.23%) AWS
3 40 (15.09%) GCP
4 19 (7.17%) PaaS
5 16 (6.04%) SaaS
6 14 (5.28%) IaaS
7 9 (3.40%) Serverless
8 8 (3.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (2.64%) OpenShift
10 6 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.26%) Office 365
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.89%) GitHub
12 2 (0.75%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.75%) npm
13 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.02%) Firewall
2 4 (1.51%) Wireless
3 3 (1.13%) DHCP
3 3 (1.13%) DNS
4 2 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) PBX
5 1 (0.38%) PPTP
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.94%) MySQL
2 22 (8.30%) Big Data
3 12 (4.53%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.02%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.89%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.38%) DB2
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 42 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (11.70%) Ant
3 31 (11.70%) Visual Studio
4 28 (10.57%) Apache Ivy
5 25 (9.43%) JIRA
6 17 (6.42%) Git (software)
7 16 (6.04%) IBM UrbanCode
8 15 (5.66%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.91%) PhantomJS
10 12 (4.53%) Maven
11 10 (3.77%) JUnit
12 8 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (3.02%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (2.64%) Subversion
14 6 (2.26%) GoCD
14 6 (2.26%) Selenium
15 5 (1.89%) webpack
16 4 (1.51%) GitLab
General
1 83 (31.32%) Finance
2 23 (8.68%) Banking
3 14 (5.28%) Law
4 11 (4.15%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.26%) Legal
6 4 (1.51%) Games
7 3 (1.13%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (28.68%) Developer
2 68 (25.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (14.34%) Senior DevOps
4 36 (13.58%) Software Engineer
5 31 (11.70%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.06%) Consultant
7 21 (7.92%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.55%) PHP Developer
9 18 (6.79%) AWS Engineer
10 17 (6.42%) DevOps Developer
10 17 (6.42%) Senior Software Developer
11 16 (6.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 15 (5.66%) AWS Software Engineer
12 15 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
13 14 (5.28%) .NET Software Engineer
13 14 (5.28%) Development Engineer
14 13 (4.91%) Java Developer
14 13 (4.91%) Junior
14 13 (4.91%) Security Engineer
15 12 (4.53%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.30%) .NET
2 38 (14.34%) Node.js
3 29 (10.94%) React
4 23 (8.68%) AngularJS
5 21 (7.92%) Laravel
6 20 (7.55%) HTML
7 18 (6.79%) CSS
8 17 (6.42%) .NET Framework
9 16 (6.04%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (4.53%) Play Framework
10 12 (4.53%) REST
11 11 (4.15%) .NET Core
12 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.77%) RESTful
13 9 (3.40%) Middleware
13 9 (3.40%) Web Services
14 8 (3.02%) Entity Framework
15 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.64%) Kafka
16 5 (1.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.30%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.92%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.64%) Replication
4 6 (2.26%) Blog
5 5 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.89%) User Experience
6 4 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Robotics
9 1 (0.38%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.26%) Linux
2 27 (10.19%) Unix
3 19 (7.17%) Windows
4 7 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.75%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.75%) Microservices
3 52 (19.62%) Software Engineering
4 49 (18.49%) SDLC
5 44 (16.60%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (13.58%) TDD
7 34 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (10.57%) Release Management
9 27 (10.19%) BDD
10 26 (9.81%) Analytics
10 26 (9.81%) Scrum
11 24 (9.06%) Infrastructure as Code
11 24 (9.06%) Open Source
11 24 (9.06%) Unit Testing
12 22 (8.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (8.30%) Test Automation
13 21 (7.92%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.55%) Configuration Management
14 20 (7.55%) Front End Development
14 20 (7.55%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.70%) Python
2 77 (29.06%) Java
2 77 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 66 (24.91%) SQL
4 53 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 48 (18.11%) C#
6 36 (13.58%) Ruby
7 25 (9.43%) PHP
8 24 (9.06%) TypeScript
9 23 (8.68%) Bash Shell
10 21 (7.92%) C++
11 19 (7.17%) Go
12 17 (6.42%) Scala
13 10 (3.77%) Kotlin
14 9 (3.40%) Groovy
15 8 (3.02%) Java 8
16 7 (2.64%) ES6
17 4 (1.51%) Perl
18 3 (1.13%) Korn
19 2 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.40%) AWS Certification
2 5 (1.89%) Degree
3 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) MCP
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.30%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) GDPR
2 1 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (23.02%) Docker
2 9 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.51%) Firmware
4 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) LXC
5 1 (0.38%) Postfix
5 1 (0.38%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (20.38%) Kubernetes
2 50 (18.87%) Ansible
3 44 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (14.72%) Terraform
5 36 (13.58%) Puppet
6 6 (2.26%) Consul
6 6 (2.26%) Rundeck
7 5 (1.89%) Kibana
7 5 (1.89%) logstash
7 5 (1.89%) Rancher
8 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.38%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.32%) Splunk
3 28 (10.57%) Micro Focus
4 19 (7.17%) Google
4 19 (7.17%) ServiceNow
5 13 (4.91%) CyberArk
5 13 (4.91%) Symantec
6 7 (2.64%) Oracle
6 7 (2.64%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.26%) Delphix
7 6 (2.26%) RedGate
7 6 (2.26%) VMware
8 4 (1.51%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.51%) New Relic
9 3 (1.13%) HP
10 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.75%) Cisco
10 2 (0.75%) Perforce
11 1 (0.38%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.38%) Xamarin