Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 182 189
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 66 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.84% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 30
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,400 £33,350 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 5289 5127 6058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 95.94% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3364 3124 3883
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,736 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
Glasgow +21 33 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Edinburgh -22 30 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Dundee - 3 - -
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 66 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (69.70%) Linux
3 32 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (43.94%) Python
5 28 (42.42%) Puppet
5 28 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (37.88%) Windows
6 25 (37.88%) Configuration Management
7 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (34.85%) Ansible
9 21 (31.82%) Docker
10 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
11 18 (27.27%) Perl
12 17 (25.76%) Open Source
12 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
13 16 (24.24%) DNS
14 15 (22.73%) NoSQL
15 14 (21.21%) Unix
15 14 (21.21%) Firewall
15 14 (21.21%) Finance
15 14 (21.21%) Ruby
15 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
16 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
16 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
17 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
17 12 (18.18%) Nagios
17 12 (18.18%) SQL
17 12 (18.18%) IIS

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 12 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (9.09%) Apache
2 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 32 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.55%) Serverless
7 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) DNS
2 14 (21.21%) Firewall
3 9 (13.64%) HTTP
3 9 (13.64%) SSL
3 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.12%) IPsec
4 8 (12.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.64%) MySQL
4 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.61%) Redis
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.52%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
3 10 (15.15%) Gradle
3 10 (15.15%) Vagrant
4 6 (9.09%) Maven
5 5 (7.58%) GoCD
6 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.55%) JUnit
7 3 (4.55%) Selenium
8 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.52%) Ant
9 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.52%) Concordion
9 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.52%) Hudson
9 1 (1.52%) JBehave
9 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
1 6 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (6.06%) JSON
3 4 (6.06%) React
4 3 (4.55%) Java EE
4 3 (4.55%) REST
4 3 (4.55%) RESTful
5 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.03%) OAuth2
5 2 (3.03%) Sensu
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 25 (37.88%) Windows
3 14 (21.21%) Unix
4 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.12%) CentOS
5 8 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (37.88%) Configuration Management
3 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.76%) Open Source
5 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.15%) Web Development
7 9 (13.64%) ITIL
8 7 (10.61%) Data Management
8 7 (10.61%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.09%) Scrum
9 6 (9.09%) SDLC
10 5 (7.58%) TDD
11 4 (6.06%) High Availability
12 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Python
2 18 (27.27%) Perl
3 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 14 (21.21%) Ruby
4 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
5 12 (18.18%) SQL
6 11 (16.67%) PHP
7 9 (13.64%) Java
8 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.03%) C++
11 1 (1.52%) C
11 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) RHCE
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.52%) EMIR
2 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) LXC
3 2 (3.03%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (42.42%) Puppet
2 23 (34.85%) Ansible
3 12 (18.18%) Nagios
4 9 (13.64%) Grafana
4 9 (13.64%) ZABBIX
5 8 (12.12%) CFEngine
5 8 (12.12%) Packer
6 5 (7.58%) Graphite
6 5 (7.58%) Icinga
6 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.55%) HAProxy
7 3 (4.55%) Terraform
8 2 (3.03%) HockeyApp
8 2 (3.03%) Kibana
8 2 (3.03%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.12%) Google
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) Perforce
6 2 (3.03%) Twitter
7 1 (1.52%) F5
7 1 (1.52%) Splunk