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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CI/CD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CI/CD over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CI/CD
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 25 22 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing CI/CD 545 387 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.68% 8.81% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.54% 9.58% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 340 236 73
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,193 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,950 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +13.86% -1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,578 £60,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £89,375 £75,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

CI/CD 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,170 4,039 1,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.85% 91.94% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 2,596 1,202
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.55% +4.74% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,375 £69,975
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

CI/CD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CI/CD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CI/CD in Scotland

CI/CD
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CI/CD in Scotland.

Salary trend for CI/CD in Scotland

CI/CD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing CI/CD in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for CI/CD in Scotland

CI/CD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CI/CD within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Edinburgh -3 343 £62,500 -7.41% 30
Glasgow +15 141 £62,500 +25.00% 36
West Lothian +13 23 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Fife - 12 £55,000 -
Lanarkshire -23 4 £47,500 -
Dundee +1 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Stirling - 2 £28,500 - 1
Shetland Islands - 2 - -
Aberdeen -10 1 £60,000 -7.69% 7
CI/CD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT jobs citing CI/CD 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CI/CD.

1 305 (55.96%) Agile
2 280 (51.38%) DevOps
3 238 (43.67%) Azure
4 221 (40.55%) AWS
5 173 (31.74%) Software Engineering
6 164 (30.09%) Python
6 164 (30.09%) Kubernetes
7 152 (27.89%) Finance
8 146 (26.79%) Java
9 145 (26.61%) Jenkins
10 143 (26.24%) Docker
11 132 (24.22%) Terraform
12 130 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
13 127 (23.30%) Test Automation
13 127 (23.30%) JavaScript
14 123 (22.57%) TDD
15 118 (21.65%) Mentoring
15 118 (21.65%) Social Skills
16 115 (21.10%) React
17 113 (20.73%) Microservices
18 111 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
19 110 (20.18%) Infrastructure as Code
19 110 (20.18%) Git (software)
20 107 (19.63%) Linux
21 98 (17.98%) Continuous Delivery
22 95 (17.43%) C#
23 91 (16.70%) Full Stack Development
24 89 (16.33%) SDLC
24 89 (16.33%) Scrum
25 84 (15.41%) Containerisation

CI/CD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (3.49%) Confluence
2 16 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.39%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (2.39%) Apache Pig
3 13 (2.39%) Luigi
4 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.55%) Apache
5 3 (0.55%) nginx
5 3 (0.55%) SAS
6 2 (0.37%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 238 (43.67%) Azure
2 221 (40.55%) AWS
3 64 (11.74%) Azure DevOps
4 47 (8.62%) Serverless
5 39 (7.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 36 (6.61%) GCP
7 33 (6.06%) GitHub
8 26 (4.77%) PaaS
8 26 (4.77%) SaaS
9 25 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 23 (4.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (4.04%) Amazon Kinesis
11 22 (4.04%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (3.85%) IaaS
13 15 (2.75%) Snowflake
14 12 (2.20%) GitHub Actions
15 10 (1.83%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.83%) Azure Key Vault
16 9 (1.65%) Cloudflare
17 8 (1.47%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.12%) Internet
2 11 (2.02%) Broadband
3 7 (1.28%) Firewall
4 5 (0.92%) 4G
4 5 (0.92%) 5G
4 5 (0.92%) VPN
5 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) HTTP
6 3 (0.55%) WAN
7 2 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.18%) BGP
8 1 (0.18%) Ethernet VPN
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) OSPF
8 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.07%) Relational Database
2 35 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (4.95%) MySQL
4 27 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 20 (3.67%) Big Data
6 19 (3.49%) Redis
7 15 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.39%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (1.47%) DynamoDB
10 7 (1.28%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.28%) Power BI
11 6 (1.10%) Metadata
11 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.55%) DB2
15 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 145 (26.61%) Jenkins
2 110 (20.18%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.16%) Selenium
4 36 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (5.14%) Bitbucket
5 28 (5.14%) GitLab
5 28 (5.14%) JIRA
6 23 (4.22%) Cypress.io
7 22 (4.04%) Postman
7 22 (4.04%) WebDriver
8 16 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (2.94%) SpecFlow
9 15 (2.75%) IBM UrbanCode
9 15 (2.75%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.02%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.83%) Gerrit
11 10 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (1.47%) NUnit
13 8 (1.47%) Travis CI
General
1 152 (27.89%) Finance
2 118 (21.65%) Social Skills
3 69 (12.66%) Banking
4 55 (10.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 24 (4.40%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.12%) Games
7 13 (2.39%) Advertising
8 11 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.02%) Retail
9 10 (1.83%) Publishing
9 10 (1.83%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.65%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.47%) Tech for Good
12 7 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
12 7 (1.28%) Law
13 6 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.92%) Marketing
15 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.73%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 144 (26.42%) Developer
2 106 (19.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (17.80%) Software Engineer
4 43 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (5.50%) Python Developer
7 26 (4.77%) Java Developer
8 25 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 22 (4.04%) Site Manager
9 22 (4.04%) Site Reliability Manager
10 19 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (3.49%) Tester
11 17 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (3.12%) Senior DevOps
11 17 (3.12%) Test Engineer
12 16 (2.94%) Data Engineer
12 16 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.57%) Automation Tester
13 14 (2.57%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (2.57%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (21.10%) React
2 62 (11.38%) .NET
3 58 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 50 (9.17%) Node.js
5 45 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
6 44 (8.07%) Spring
7 41 (7.52%) HTML
7 41 (7.52%) RESTful
8 39 (7.16%) REST
9 37 (6.79%) Spring Boot
10 35 (6.42%) Elastic Stack
11 31 (5.69%) Kafka
11 31 (5.69%) Web Services
12 30 (5.50%) Django
13 29 (5.32%) CSS
14 28 (5.14%) HTML5
15 24 (4.40%) .NET Core
16 22 (4.04%) React Native
17 21 (3.85%) Vue.js
18 18 (3.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.54%) Mobile App
2 42 (7.71%) Cloud Native
3 40 (7.34%) Virtual Team
4 30 (5.50%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.20%) User Experience
9 11 (2.02%) Clustering
9 11 (2.02%) IoT
9 11 (2.02%) Tandem
10 10 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.83%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.65%) Podcast
11 9 (1.65%) Social Media
11 9 (1.65%) Video Editing
12 8 (1.47%) Contactless
12 8 (1.47%) EMV
12 8 (1.47%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 107 (19.63%) Linux
2 47 (8.62%) Windows
3 40 (7.34%) Unix
4 32 (5.87%) Android
5 23 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.65%) CoreOS
7 8 (1.47%) Mesosphere
8 7 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (55.96%) Agile
2 280 (51.38%) DevOps
3 173 (31.74%) Software Engineering
4 130 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (23.30%) Test Automation
6 123 (22.57%) TDD
7 118 (21.65%) Mentoring
8 113 (20.73%) Microservices
9 111 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
10 110 (20.18%) Infrastructure as Code
11 98 (17.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 91 (16.70%) Full Stack Development
13 89 (16.33%) Scrum
13 89 (16.33%) SDLC
14 84 (15.41%) Containerisation
15 62 (11.38%) BDD
16 56 (10.28%) Unit Testing
17 55 (10.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 54 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
19 49 (8.99%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 164 (30.09%) Python
2 146 (26.79%) Java
3 127 (23.30%) JavaScript
4 95 (17.43%) C#
5 77 (14.13%) SQL
6 35 (6.42%) TypeScript
7 31 (5.69%) Go
8 25 (4.59%) Bash
9 22 (4.04%) C
10 21 (3.85%) Ruby
11 20 (3.67%) R
12 15 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.39%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.83%) Groovy
14 10 (1.83%) PHP
14 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.65%) C++
16 8 (1.47%) Dart
16 8 (1.47%) Lua
17 5 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (4.40%) Degree
2 15 (2.75%) AWS Certification
3 13 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.47%) Azure Certification
4 8 (1.47%) ISEB
4 8 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.73%) CEH
7 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.55%) CISSP
8 3 (0.55%) GSEC
8 3 (0.55%) OSCP
8 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) SANS
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.83%) QA
2 30 (5.50%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) IFRS
4 3 (0.55%) IFRS 17
4 3 (0.55%) IFRS 9
4 3 (0.55%) NIST
4 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 143 (26.24%) Docker
2 19 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.55%) KVM
5 3 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 164 (30.09%) Kubernetes
2 132 (24.22%) Terraform
3 65 (11.93%) Ansible
4 26 (4.77%) Puppet
5 22 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.49%) ZABBIX
7 18 (3.30%) Kibana
7 18 (3.30%) logstash
8 17 (3.12%) Prometheus
9 11 (2.02%) Grafana
10 10 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (1.83%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.47%) Automic
11 8 (1.47%) Consul
11 8 (1.47%) Istio
12 5 (0.92%) Packer
13 3 (0.55%) OpenNebula
14 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
14 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (6.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.67%) Splunk
3 19 (3.49%) Dynatrace
4 16 (2.94%) Hitachi
5 15 (2.75%) Google
6 14 (2.57%) Databricks
7 11 (2.02%) VMware
7 11 (2.02%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.47%) ForgeRock
9 8 (1.47%) Okta
10 7 (1.28%) Mapbox
11 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle
13 3 (0.55%) Cadence
13 3 (0.55%) IBM
13 3 (0.55%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.55%) Veritas
14 2 (0.37%) PayPal