The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 152 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 15 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 7
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £27,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -3 14 £47,500 - 5
Dundee - 1 - - 1
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 25 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (48.00%) Puppet
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) IIS
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (24.00%) Ansible
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) SDLC
9 5 (20.00%) Packer
10 4 (16.00%) AWS Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) SLA
11 3 (12.00%) Remedy
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) SQL
11 3 (12.00%) .NET

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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) RESTful
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.00%) Open Source
8 1 (4.00%) Physics
8 1 (4.00%) Security Hardening
8 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) Varnish
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
2 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (24.00%) Ansible
4 5 (20.00%) Packer
5 3 (12.00%) Terraform
6 2 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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