Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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

Development Operations Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 125 175
Rank change year-on-year -2 +50 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 104 120 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.93% 2.07% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.14% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 63 16
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,133 5,595 4,437
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 96.52% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,406 3,836 2,788
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 54 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Glasgow -1 37 £52,500 -16.00% 4
West Lothian -13 6 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Dundee - 3 £38,750 - 3
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Scotland region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) DevOps
2 52 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (47.12%) Ansible
4 48 (46.15%) Docker
5 40 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (35.58%) Linux
8 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 36 (34.62%) Puppet
8 36 (34.62%) Terraform
9 34 (32.69%) Opscode Chef
10 32 (30.77%) Python
11 29 (27.88%) Kubernetes
12 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (25.96%) Java
13 24 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 24 (23.08%) Finance
13 24 (23.08%) TeamCity
14 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
15 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (19.23%) JIRA
17 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
17 19 (18.27%) Change Management
18 17 (16.35%) Open Source
18 17 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (15.38%) SDLC
19 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
20 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
20 15 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
20 15 (14.42%) Mentoring

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 8 (7.69%) Apache
1 8 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.92%) Confluence
3 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Jetty
4 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 52 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (11.54%) IaaS
5 10 (9.62%) PaaS
6 7 (6.73%) SaaS
7 4 (3.85%) GitHub
8 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Firewall
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) SMTP
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) MySQL
1 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 24 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 20 (19.23%) JIRA
5 14 (13.46%) Maven
6 13 (12.50%) Artifactory
6 13 (12.50%) Subversion
7 12 (11.54%) GitLab
8 10 (9.62%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (8.65%) Vagrant
10 8 (7.69%) Bitbucket
10 8 (7.69%) GoCD
11 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.88%) CA Release Automation
12 3 (2.88%) CircleCI
12 3 (2.88%) CruiseControl
12 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.92%) Ant
13 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Automotive
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) Node.js
2 12 (11.54%) React
3 11 (10.58%) .NET
3 11 (10.58%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (8.65%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (8.65%) Redux
5 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.85%) Kafka
6 4 (3.85%) REST
6 4 (3.85%) SOAP
6 4 (3.85%) Spring
7 3 (2.88%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.88%) Middleware
8 2 (1.92%) RESTful
8 2 (1.92%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.96%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.96%) Web Services
9 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
1 9 (8.65%) Public Cloud
1 9 (8.65%) Replication
2 5 (4.81%) Fintech
3 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.85%) Smart Home
3 4 (3.85%) Wiki
4 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.96%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.58%) Linux
2 14 (13.46%) Windows
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.96%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
5 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.27%) Change Management
6 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
7 17 (16.35%) Open Source
7 17 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (15.38%) SDLC
9 15 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
10 14 (13.46%) Scrum
11 13 (12.50%) OO
12 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (9.62%) Load Balancing
14 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (8.65%) Performance Optimisation
14 9 (8.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.77%) Python
2 27 (25.96%) Java
3 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.46%) Bash Shell
6 10 (9.62%) C#
7 7 (6.73%) Ruby
8 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.81%) SQL
9 4 (3.85%) Go
9 4 (3.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) Elixir
10 2 (1.92%) Groovy
10 2 (1.92%) Java 8
11 1 (0.96%) COBOL
11 1 (0.96%) JCL
11 1 (0.96%) Korn
11 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.92%) MCSE
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (46.15%) Docker
2 13 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (47.12%) Ansible
2 36 (34.62%) Puppet
2 36 (34.62%) Terraform
3 34 (32.69%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (27.88%) Kubernetes
5 10 (9.62%) Packer
6 9 (8.65%) Graphite
7 8 (7.69%) HAProxy
7 8 (7.69%) Icinga
8 4 (3.85%) Kibana
8 4 (3.85%) logstash
9 3 (2.88%) Salt
10 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.96%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.96%) Grafana
11 1 (0.96%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Google
1 12 (11.54%) VMware
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.88%) Perforce
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.92%) F5
6 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.92%) Splunk
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.96%) Twitter