Period
to 15 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 38 64
Rank change year-on-year +25 +26 +10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 642 346 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.70% 6.35% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.57% 6.71% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 346 158 93
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,001 £33,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £71,625 £63,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,731 5,154 5,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.55% 94.53% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,955 3,443 3,254
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% -0.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Scotland

DevOps
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Scotland

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Scotland

DevOps
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 September 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 +16 398 £52,060 +15.69% 55
Glasgow +40 180 £50,000 -9.09% 40
Dundee +9 16 £46,250 - 5
West Lothian +4 13 £40,000 -13.51%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Fife - 3 £55,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 - 2
Stirling - 1 £35,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 325 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (39.41%) Azure
3 244 (38.01%) AWS
4 214 (33.33%) Java
5 190 (29.60%) Linux
6 180 (28.04%) Python
7 176 (27.41%) Finance
8 169 (26.32%) Ansible
9 167 (26.01%) Jenkins
10 164 (25.55%) Opscode Chef
11 158 (24.61%) JavaScript
12 152 (23.68%) Docker
13 150 (23.36%) Kubernetes
14 142 (22.12%) Software Engineering
15 132 (20.56%) Terraform
16 125 (19.47%) Git (software)
17 122 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
18 119 (18.54%) SQL
19 113 (17.60%) Puppet
20 111 (17.29%) Mentoring
21 109 (16.98%) Microservices
22 104 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
23 103 (16.04%) Windows
24 101 (15.73%) Microsoft
24 101 (15.73%) GCP
25 99 (15.42%) .NET
26 96 (14.95%) SDLC
27 87 (13.55%) Scrum
28 85 (13.24%) Test Automation
29 84 (13.08%) Banking

DevOps
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 23 (3.58%) Confluence
2 16 (2.49%) Apache
3 14 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.87%) JBoss
4 12 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (1.25%) Jetty
6 8 (1.25%) nginx
6 8 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.09%) CloudStack
8 6 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.78%) IIS
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 253 (39.41%) Azure
2 244 (38.01%) AWS
3 101 (15.73%) GCP
4 29 (4.52%) SaaS
5 23 (3.58%) IaaS
6 19 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (2.80%) IBM Cloud
8 17 (2.65%) Azure Stack
9 16 (2.49%) GitHub
10 12 (1.87%) PaaS
11 11 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.71%) OpenShift
12 10 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (1.25%) Office 365
14 5 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
15 4 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.80%) Firewall
2 11 (1.71%) Internet
3 10 (1.56%) HTTP
4 6 (0.93%) Network Security
5 4 (0.62%) DNS
6 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.47%) VLAN
7 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) SSL
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.32%) Big Data
3 26 (4.05%) MySQL
4 22 (3.43%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.18%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.40%) Redis
12 7 (1.09%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.09%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.93%) PowerCenter
14 5 (0.78%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.78%) Impala
14 5 (0.78%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 167 (26.01%) Jenkins
2 125 (19.47%) Git (software)
3 78 (12.15%) JIRA
4 61 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 58 (9.03%) TeamCity
6 46 (7.17%) IBM UrbanCode
7 41 (6.39%) Subversion
8 30 (4.67%) GoCD
9 26 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (4.05%) Selenium
9 26 (4.05%) Visual Studio
10 23 (3.58%) SonarQube
11 22 (3.43%) Ant
11 22 (3.43%) Apache Ivy
12 19 (2.96%) CA Release Automation
13 17 (2.65%) GitLab
13 17 (2.65%) PhantomJS
14 15 (2.34%) Cucumber
15 13 (2.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 176 (27.41%) Finance
2 84 (13.08%) Banking
3 35 (5.45%) Retail
4 13 (2.02%) Public Sector
5 12 (1.87%) Law
6 10 (1.56%) Marketing
7 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.93%) Automotive
8 6 (0.93%) Legal
9 4 (0.62%) Games
10 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 184 (28.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 141 (21.96%) Developer
3 94 (14.64%) Senior DevOps
4 55 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 51 (7.94%) Software Engineer
6 45 (7.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 43 (6.70%) Java Developer
8 40 (6.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 35 (5.45%) Consultant
9 35 (5.45%) Software Developer
10 34 (5.30%) DevOps Consultant
11 31 (4.83%) Lead DevOps
12 30 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
12 30 (4.67%) Senior DevOps Consultant
13 25 (3.89%) Senior Software Developer
14 22 (3.43%) DevOps Developer
15 21 (3.27%) Security Engineer
16 20 (3.12%) Administrator
16 20 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
17 16 (2.49%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.42%) .NET
2 76 (11.84%) AngularJS
3 75 (11.68%) React
4 71 (11.06%) Node.js
5 47 (7.32%) Web Services
6 41 (6.39%) CSS
7 39 (6.07%) HTML
8 38 (5.92%) Spring
9 33 (5.14%) RESTful
10 32 (4.98%) Spring Boot
11 31 (4.83%) Elastic Stack
12 30 (4.67%) jQuery
13 26 (4.05%) ASP.NET
13 26 (4.05%) JSON
14 23 (3.58%) .NET Core
14 23 (3.58%) .NET Framework
15 21 (3.27%) REST
16 18 (2.80%) Middleware
17 17 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (2.34%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.39%) Public Cloud
2 29 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.74%) Robotics
4 22 (3.43%) User Experience
5 19 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.87%) PKI
8 12 (1.87%) Replication
9 11 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.93%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.78%) Smart Home
15 4 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
15 4 (0.62%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 190 (29.60%) Linux
2 103 (16.04%) Windows
3 77 (11.99%) Unix
4 30 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.25%) Android
7 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (22.12%) Software Engineering
3 122 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (17.29%) Mentoring
5 109 (16.98%) Microservices
6 104 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
7 96 (14.95%) SDLC
8 87 (13.55%) Scrum
9 85 (13.24%) Test Automation
10 74 (11.53%) Configuration Management
10 74 (11.53%) Open Source
11 70 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 70 (10.90%) Infrastructure as Code
12 67 (10.44%) Coaching
13 64 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 60 (9.35%) TDD
15 56 (8.72%) Fintech
16 48 (7.48%) MVC
17 46 (7.17%) Analytics
18 44 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 214 (33.33%) Java
2 180 (28.04%) Python
3 158 (24.61%) JavaScript
4 119 (18.54%) SQL
5 81 (12.62%) C#
6 76 (11.84%) Bash Shell
7 71 (11.06%) PowerShell
8 56 (8.72%) Ruby
9 36 (5.61%) Groovy
10 31 (4.83%) TypeScript
11 30 (4.67%) C++
12 28 (4.36%) Go
13 27 (4.21%) PL/SQL
14 25 (3.89%) Java 8
15 20 (3.12%) Scala
16 16 (2.49%) Kotlin
17 14 (2.18%) PHP
18 13 (2.02%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.87%) C
20 8 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (6.39%) Degree
2 14 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.09%) MCSA
7 5 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.62%) MCSE
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB
11 1 (0.16%) MCP
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.67%) QA
2 11 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.62%) SEPA
3 4 (0.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.31%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (23.68%) Docker
2 14 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 7 (1.09%) vSphere
4 7 (1.09%) Xen
5 3 (0.47%) HDFS
6 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 169 (26.32%) Ansible
2 164 (25.55%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (23.36%) Kubernetes
4 132 (20.56%) Terraform
5 113 (17.60%) Puppet
6 25 (3.89%) Consul
6 25 (3.89%) Rundeck
7 8 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.09%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.78%) Packer
10 4 (0.62%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.62%) Nagios
10 4 (0.62%) Salt
11 3 (0.47%) Graphite
11 3 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.47%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.47%) Icinga
12 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 101 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 69 (10.75%) Oracle
3 63 (9.81%) Google
4 57 (8.88%) Splunk
5 42 (6.54%) ServiceNow
6 28 (4.36%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.89%) Delphix
7 25 (3.89%) RedGate
8 23 (3.58%) Micro Focus
9 21 (3.27%) IBM
10 17 (2.65%) CyberArk
10 17 (2.65%) Symantec
11 15 (2.34%) VMware
12 14 (2.18%) AppDynamics
13 13 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.56%) Dynatrace
15 9 (1.40%) Informatica
16 7 (1.09%) New Relic
17 6 (0.93%) Apple
17 6 (0.93%) Atlassian