Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 134 164
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 122 94 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.30% 1.67% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.73% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 89 54 36
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £39,300 £35,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 5,051 5,439 4,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 96.73% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,283 3,534 3,041
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £64,025
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +25 61 £45,000 -14.29% 10
Glasgow -7 49 £47,500 -13.64% 8
West Lothian - 5 £50,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £47,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) DevOps
2 79 (64.75%) Linux
3 77 (63.11%) Ansible
4 64 (52.46%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (49.18%) Python
6 59 (48.36%) Opscode Chef
7 58 (47.54%) Docker
8 56 (45.90%) Jenkins
9 47 (38.52%) Puppet
10 43 (35.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (33.61%) Git (software)
13 39 (31.97%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (30.33%) Terraform
15 28 (22.95%) Windows
16 27 (22.13%) TeamCity
17 24 (19.67%) Subversion
17 24 (19.67%) Bash Shell
18 23 (18.85%) Maven
19 22 (18.03%) Unix
20 21 (17.21%) Kubernetes
20 21 (17.21%) Continuous Delivery
21 20 (16.39%) Artifactory
21 20 (16.39%) Java
21 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
22 18 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 17 (13.93%) Finance
23 17 (13.93%) Deployment Automation
24 16 (13.11%) JIRA
25 15 (12.30%) Test Automation

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 11 (9.02%) Apache
2 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.46%) CloudStack
3 3 (2.46%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 64 (52.46%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (35.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.20%) SaaS
4 7 (5.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (5.74%) GitHub
5 5 (4.10%) IaaS
6 4 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.28%) Datadog
6 4 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.28%) Office 365
6 4 (3.28%) PaaS
7 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.64%) npm
7 2 (1.64%) NuGet
7 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.82%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) Firewall
2 3 (2.46%) HTTP
2 3 (2.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.64%) SMTP
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) Broadband
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) SAN
4 1 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) Big Data
3 7 (5.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (5.74%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.74%) MySQL
3 7 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.64%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) DB2
6 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 56 (45.90%) Jenkins
2 41 (33.61%) Git (software)
3 27 (22.13%) TeamCity
4 24 (19.67%) Subversion
5 23 (18.85%) Maven
6 20 (16.39%) Artifactory
7 16 (13.11%) JIRA
8 13 (10.66%) GitLab
8 13 (10.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (9.02%) CircleCI
9 11 (9.02%) CruiseControl
10 10 (8.20%) GoCD
10 10 (8.20%) Vagrant
11 8 (6.56%) Bitbucket
12 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.28%) Ant
14 3 (2.46%) Bugzilla
14 3 (2.46%) HP UFT
14 3 (2.46%) Hudson
14 3 (2.46%) Selenium
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Billing
3 3 (2.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (6.56%) RESTful
3 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 7 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.28%) CSS
4 4 (3.28%) Flask
4 4 (3.28%) HTML
5 3 (2.46%) JSON
5 3 (2.46%) Web Services
6 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.64%) Node.js
6 2 (1.64%) Velocity
7 1 (0.82%) Kafka
7 1 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.82%) Middleware
7 1 (0.82%) React
7 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Fintech
2 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.64%) VSAM
4 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (64.75%) Linux
2 28 (22.95%) Windows
3 22 (18.03%) Unix
4 18 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.64%) CentOS
6 2 (1.64%) Debian
6 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.97%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (17.21%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (13.93%) Deployment Automation
6 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.30%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.48%) Analytics
8 11 (9.02%) SDLC
9 10 (8.20%) Microservices
10 9 (7.38%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.56%) Data Science
11 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.56%) Release Management
11 8 (6.56%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.74%) Immutable Server
12 7 (5.74%) Scrum
12 7 (5.74%) TDD
12 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.74%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.18%) Python
2 24 (19.67%) Bash Shell
3 20 (16.39%) Java
3 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
4 14 (11.48%) Ruby
5 13 (10.66%) SQL
6 12 (9.84%) C#
7 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.10%) Perl
9 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.64%) COBOL
10 2 (1.64%) Go
10 2 (1.64%) JCL
11 1 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.82%) Groovy
11 1 (0.82%) Java 8
11 1 (0.82%) Korn
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 58 (47.54%) Docker
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) vSphere
2 3 (2.46%) Xen
2 3 (2.46%) XenServer
3 2 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 77 (63.11%) Ansible
2 59 (48.36%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (38.52%) Puppet
4 37 (30.33%) Terraform
5 21 (17.21%) Kubernetes
6 15 (12.30%) Salt
7 10 (8.20%) Packer
8 9 (7.38%) Icinga
9 7 (5.74%) Graphite
9 7 (5.74%) HAProxy
10 6 (4.92%) Nagios
11 3 (2.46%) Cobbler
11 3 (2.46%) Mesos
11 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.64%) BladeLogic
12 2 (1.64%) CA Endevor
13 1 (0.82%) Consul
13 1 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.82%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) New Relic
1 13 (10.66%) VMware
2 11 (9.02%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.10%) Perforce
5 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.46%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (1.64%) Google
7 2 (1.64%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) NetApp
8 1 (0.82%) Twitter