The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 131 141 147
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 10 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.54% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 11
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Scotland

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Scotland

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Scotland

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 6 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Glasgow +12 2 £45,000 - 2
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £40,000 -
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (81.82%) Linux
3 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (54.55%) Puppet
5 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (39.39%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (30.30%) Ansible
10 8 (24.24%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.18%) Python
12 6 (18.18%) MySQL
12 6 (18.18%) C#
13 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
13 5 (15.15%) High Availability
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.15%) Apache
13 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) TDD
13 5 (15.15%) Banking
13 5 (15.15%) Scrum
14 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
14 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (12.12%) Cloud Foundry

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (9.09%) nginx
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) git-flow
3 1 (3.03%) GoCD
3 1 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (3.03%) gulp
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Fintech
1 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.15%) High Availability
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Microservices
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
8 1 (3.03%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source Development
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
2 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (30.30%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) Packer
5 2 (6.06%) Terraform
6 1 (3.03%) Capistrano
6 1 (3.03%) Mesos
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
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