Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 50 94
Rank change year-on-year -33 +44 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 35 47 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.25% 4.83% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 5.06% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 20
10th Percentile £49,500 - £33,625
25th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £40,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +22.22%
75th Percentile £73,750 £69,625 £58,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £69,329
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% +13.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,458 928 1,559
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 95.28% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 932 662 1,126
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,594 £37,500 £35,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Glasgow

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Glasgow

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 Glasgow region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (77.14%) Terraform
3 23 (65.71%) Docker
4 22 (62.86%) Linux
5 21 (60.00%) Kubernetes
6 20 (57.14%) Azure
7 19 (54.29%) AWS
7 19 (54.29%) Ansible
7 19 (54.29%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (51.43%) CI/CD
9 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
11 13 (37.14%) Bash
12 10 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (25.71%) Social Skills
13 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
13 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
14 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (20.00%) Python
15 7 (20.00%) SaaS
15 7 (20.00%) PaaS
15 7 (20.00%) IaaS
16 6 (17.14%) Puppet
16 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
16 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (17.14%) .NET
16 6 (17.14%) Public Sector

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
1 1 (2.86%) Jetty
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Azure
2 19 (54.29%) AWS
3 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (20.00%) IaaS
4 7 (20.00%) PaaS
4 7 (20.00%) SaaS
5 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 5 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (14.29%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 5 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (14.29%) CloudFront
5 5 (14.29%) GitHub
5 5 (14.29%) Pulumi
5 5 (14.29%) Serverless
5 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Pipelines
6 1 (2.86%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (14.29%) GitLab
4 4 (11.43%) GoCD
4 4 (11.43%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.86%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (25.71%) Social Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ARM Templates
2 3 (8.57%) YAML
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (54.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 18 (51.43%) CI/CD
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
10 5 (14.29%) Coaching
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
10 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Change Management
11 4 (11.43%) Kanban
11 4 (11.43%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (11.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Bash
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (77.14%) Terraform
2 21 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 19 (54.29%) Ansible
4 6 (17.14%) Puppet
5 5 (14.29%) Grafana
5 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (11.43%) HAProxy
6 4 (11.43%) Icinga
6 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
7 3 (8.57%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) CA
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Splunk