Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 21 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 -7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 337 243 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.44% 9.51% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.52% 10.03% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 143 127 51
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,050 £26,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £74,850 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 2,040 2,422 2,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.49% 94.76% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,457 1,512
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £45,830 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.46% +7.84% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,400 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +2.30%

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 157 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (42.73%) Azure
3 128 (37.98%) AWS
4 125 (37.09%) Java
5 104 (30.86%) Python
6 102 (30.27%) Linux
7 94 (27.89%) Finance
8 91 (27.00%) Software Engineering
9 90 (26.71%) Kubernetes
10 85 (25.22%) Docker
10 85 (25.22%) JavaScript
11 81 (24.04%) Jenkins
12 80 (23.74%) Ansible
13 79 (23.44%) Microservices
13 79 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
14 78 (23.15%) Terraform
15 77 (22.85%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (19.88%) .NET
17 65 (19.29%) SQL
18 64 (18.99%) PowerShell
19 63 (18.69%) Puppet
20 57 (16.91%) Team Foundation Server
21 55 (16.32%) SDLC
22 52 (15.43%) GCP
22 52 (15.43%) Microsoft
23 50 (14.84%) Node.js
24 47 (13.95%) Windows
25 46 (13.65%) Unix
25 46 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
25 46 (13.65%) 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 12 (3.56%) Confluence
2 10 (2.97%) Apache
2 10 (2.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.48%) nginx
4 4 (1.19%) JBoss
4 4 (1.19%) Jetty
4 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 144 (42.73%) Azure
2 128 (37.98%) AWS
3 52 (15.43%) GCP
4 18 (5.34%) IaaS
5 12 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (3.56%) GitHub
5 12 (3.56%) SaaS
6 9 (2.67%) Office 365
7 8 (2.37%) Azure Stack
7 8 (2.37%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (2.08%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.78%) PaaS
10 5 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.59%) Serverless
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.30%) Monitis
12 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.15%) Firewall
2 6 (1.78%) DNS
3 4 (1.19%) HTTP
4 3 (0.89%) DHCP
5 2 (0.59%) Network Security
5 2 (0.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.30%) PPTP
6 1 (0.30%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.82%) MySQL
2 17 (5.04%) Big Data
3 16 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.56%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.56%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.26%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.08%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.59%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.59%) DataStage
10 2 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.30%) DB2
11 1 (0.30%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 81 (24.04%) Jenkins
2 57 (16.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (10.98%) Git (software)
4 35 (10.39%) IBM UrbanCode
5 34 (10.09%) JIRA
6 30 (8.90%) Ant
7 27 (8.01%) Apache Ivy
7 27 (8.01%) Visual Studio
8 22 (6.53%) Subversion
9 20 (5.93%) PhantomJS
10 17 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (5.04%) GoCD
11 16 (4.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (2.37%) SonarQube
13 7 (2.08%) Maven
14 6 (1.78%) GitLab
14 6 (1.78%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
16 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
16 3 (0.89%) MSBuild
General
1 94 (27.89%) Finance
2 43 (12.76%) Banking
3 19 (5.64%) Retail
4 17 (5.04%) Law
5 6 (1.78%) Legal
6 5 (1.48%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (27.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (18.99%) Developer
3 55 (16.32%) Senior DevOps
4 44 (13.06%) Software Engineer
5 37 (10.98%) Senior Developer
6 23 (6.82%) Consultant
6 23 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 22 (6.53%) Software Developer
8 21 (6.23%) DevOps Consultant
9 19 (5.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (5.34%) DevOps Developer
10 18 (5.34%) Java Developer
10 18 (5.34%) Senior Consultant
10 18 (5.34%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 18 (5.34%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (5.04%) Lead DevOps
12 16 (4.75%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
14 14 (4.15%) AWS Software Engineer
14 14 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.88%) .NET
2 50 (14.84%) Node.js
3 28 (8.31%) AngularJS
4 27 (8.01%) React
5 21 (6.23%) Spring
6 20 (5.93%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (5.34%) Spring Boot
8 17 (5.04%) RESTful
9 16 (4.75%) REST
9 16 (4.75%) Web Services
10 13 (3.86%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.56%) JSON
11 12 (3.56%) Laravel
12 11 (3.26%) Kafka
12 11 (3.26%) Play Framework
13 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.37%) HTML
13 8 (2.37%) Velocity
14 6 (1.78%) CSS
14 6 (1.78%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.61%) Public Cloud
2 13 (3.86%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.56%) User Experience
4 10 (2.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (2.97%) Replication
5 9 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.48%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.19%) Robotics
8 4 (1.19%) Smart Energy
8 4 (1.19%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.59%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.59%) PKI
10 2 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.27%) Linux
2 47 (13.95%) Windows
3 46 (13.65%) Unix
4 17 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.59%) AIX
6 2 (0.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (27.00%) Software Engineering
3 79 (23.44%) Microservices
4 77 (22.85%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (16.32%) SDLC
6 46 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (13.65%) Open Source
7 43 (12.76%) Mentoring
8 41 (12.17%) Scrum
9 37 (10.98%) Infrastructure as Code
10 32 (9.50%) Coaching
10 32 (9.50%) Fintech
11 31 (9.20%) Release Management
12 30 (8.90%) Analytics
12 30 (8.90%) Configuration Management
12 30 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (8.31%) Process Improvement
14 26 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (7.12%) TDD
16 23 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (37.09%) Java
2 104 (30.86%) Python
3 85 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 65 (19.29%) SQL
5 64 (18.99%) PowerShell
6 46 (13.65%) Bash Shell
7 42 (12.46%) Ruby
8 38 (11.28%) C#
9 29 (8.61%) Groovy
10 27 (8.01%) C++
11 25 (7.42%) TypeScript
12 21 (6.23%) Go
13 18 (5.34%) PHP
14 16 (4.75%) Kotlin
14 16 (4.75%) Scala
15 5 (1.48%) Java 8
16 3 (0.89%) Korn
17 2 (0.59%) Perl
18 1 (0.30%) C
18 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.45%) Degree
2 5 (1.48%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) SEPA
3 2 (0.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (25.22%) Docker
2 11 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) LXC
5 1 (0.30%) Postfix
5 1 (0.30%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 90 (26.71%) Kubernetes
2 80 (23.74%) Ansible
3 79 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (23.15%) Terraform
5 63 (18.69%) Puppet
6 16 (4.75%) Consul
6 16 (4.75%) Rundeck
7 4 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.30%) Nagios
9 1 (0.30%) Packer
9 1 (0.30%) VictorOps
9 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.87%) Splunk
3 36 (10.68%) ServiceNow
4 30 (8.90%) Google
5 27 (8.01%) Micro Focus
6 20 (5.93%) CyberArk
6 20 (5.93%) Symantec
7 19 (5.64%) Red Hat
8 16 (4.75%) Delphix
8 16 (4.75%) RedGate
9 11 (3.26%) IBM
9 11 (3.26%) Oracle
10 6 (1.78%) VMware
11 5 (1.48%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.48%) New Relic
12 4 (1.19%) HP
12 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.89%) Capita
14 2 (0.59%) Perforce
14 2 (0.59%) Xamarin