Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 37 80
Rank change year-on-year +5 +43 +27
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 353 366 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.79% 6.45% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 6.96% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 220 183 84
Scotland median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% +11.11% -7.22%
10th Percentile £33,625 £26,500 £31,217
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% +9.09%

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 4,856 5,260 4,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.35% 92.75% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,144 3,503 2,693
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +9 240 £45,000 - 30
Glasgow -24 94 £51,250 -2.38% 18
West Lothian -10 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Aberdeen 0 5 £40,000 -5.88%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 146 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (33.43%) Continuous Integration
3 111 (31.44%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (30.88%) Linux
5 98 (27.76%) Jenkins
6 93 (26.35%) C#
6 93 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 91 (25.78%) Ansible
8 88 (24.93%) Python
9 80 (22.66%) SQL Server
9 80 (22.66%) Microsoft
10 79 (22.38%) .NET
10 79 (22.38%) Windows
11 78 (22.10%) Git (software)
12 74 (20.96%) Finance
13 70 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
14 69 (19.55%) Unix
15 67 (18.98%) Test Automation
16 66 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 66 (18.70%) Terraform
17 65 (18.41%) Puppet
18 63 (17.85%) Docker
19 60 (17.00%) JIRA
20 59 (16.71%) Microservices
21 57 (16.15%) PowerShell
22 55 (15.58%) SQL
22 55 (15.58%) Java
22 55 (15.58%) JavaScript
23 53 (15.01%) Continuous Delivery
24 50 (14.16%) Subversion

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 9 (2.55%) Apache
1 9 (2.55%) Confluence
2 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) Sonic ESB
5 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.42%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 111 (31.44%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (4.82%) SaaS
5 13 (3.68%) PaaS
6 11 (3.12%) GitHub
7 10 (2.83%) Office 365
8 9 (2.55%) IaaS
9 5 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.85%) Serverless
12 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.12%) Firewall
2 7 (1.98%) HTTP
3 6 (1.70%) DNS
4 5 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.42%) Internet
4 5 (1.42%) SAN
4 5 (1.42%) SSL
5 4 (1.13%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.13%) VLAN
6 3 (0.85%) DHCP
6 3 (0.85%) SMTP
6 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.28%) AMQP
8 1 (0.28%) Broadband
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) Network Security
8 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.28%) SSH
8 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.07%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.08%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.67%) MySQL
6 17 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.97%) Big Data
7 14 (3.97%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.55%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.42%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.13%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.13%) DB2
12 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 98 (27.76%) Jenkins
2 78 (22.10%) Git (software)
3 66 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (17.00%) JIRA
5 50 (14.16%) Subversion
6 42 (11.90%) Selenium
7 40 (11.33%) Visual Studio
8 37 (10.48%) GoCD
9 33 (9.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 31 (8.78%) TeamCity
11 29 (8.22%) IBM UrbanCode
11 29 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (7.37%) SpecFlow
13 23 (6.52%) Maven
14 21 (5.95%) Artifactory
15 14 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (3.68%) GitLab
17 12 (3.40%) Vagrant
18 9 (2.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 74 (20.96%) Finance
2 17 (4.82%) Banking
3 10 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.28%) Back Office
5 1 (0.28%) Billing
5 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.28%) Legal
5 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (28.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 97 (27.48%) Developer
3 61 (17.28%) Senior DevOps
4 42 (11.90%) Software Developer
5 36 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 30 (8.50%) .NET Developer
6 30 (8.50%) Consultant
7 28 (7.93%) DevOps Developer
7 28 (7.93%) Senior Software Developer
8 27 (7.65%) DevOps Consultant
9 26 (7.37%) Senior Consultant
9 26 (7.37%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 24 (6.80%) Software Engineer
11 22 (6.23%) Administrator
12 21 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (5.38%) C# Developer
14 18 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (4.82%) Architect
16 16 (4.53%) Technical Developer
17 15 (4.25%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.38%) .NET
2 40 (11.33%) AngularJS
3 37 (10.48%) HTML
4 36 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (7.37%) Middleware
6 24 (6.80%) RESTful
7 23 (6.52%) React
8 22 (6.23%) ASP.NET
9 20 (5.67%) CSS
10 17 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (4.82%) Web Services
11 16 (4.53%) HTML5
11 16 (4.53%) Node.js
12 12 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (3.12%) REST
14 10 (2.83%) Spring
14 10 (2.83%) Velocity
15 9 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (2.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.53%) Fintech
1 16 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.97%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.55%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.27%) User Experience
6 7 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.98%) VSAM
7 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.13%) Wiki
9 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.85%) DataPower
9 3 (0.85%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 109 (30.88%) Linux
2 79 (22.38%) Windows
3 69 (19.55%) Unix
4 17 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.25%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.70%) Android
8 6 (1.70%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.85%) Solaris
11 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (33.43%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (18.98%) Test Automation
4 59 (16.71%) Microservices
5 53 (15.01%) Continuous Delivery
6 48 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (12.75%) Scrum
8 44 (12.46%) Software Engineering
9 43 (12.18%) TDD
10 40 (11.33%) Release Management
11 38 (10.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 36 (10.20%) Mentoring
12 36 (10.20%) Open Source
13 31 (8.78%) Decision-Making
14 30 (8.50%) SDLC
15 28 (7.93%) Analytics
16 27 (7.65%) Customer Engagement
17 24 (6.80%) Coaching
18 20 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (5.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.35%) C#
2 88 (24.93%) Python
3 57 (16.15%) PowerShell
4 55 (15.58%) Java
4 55 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 55 (15.58%) SQL
5 20 (5.67%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.40%) Ruby
7 11 (3.12%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.12%) VBScript
8 10 (2.83%) C++
8 10 (2.83%) Java 8
9 9 (2.55%) Perl
10 7 (1.98%) COBOL
11 6 (1.70%) C
12 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.13%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (6.52%) Degree
2 13 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.57%) ISEB
3 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.83%) PMO
1 10 (2.83%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (17.85%) Docker
2 24 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.98%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.13%) vSphere
5 3 (0.85%) NFS
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 91 (25.78%) Ansible
2 70 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (18.70%) Terraform
4 65 (18.41%) Puppet
5 30 (8.50%) Kubernetes
6 27 (7.65%) Consul
7 26 (7.37%) Rundeck
8 13 (3.68%) Graphite
9 12 (3.40%) HAProxy
9 12 (3.40%) Icinga
9 12 (3.40%) Packer
10 9 (2.55%) Salt
11 7 (1.98%) CA Endevor
12 2 (0.57%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.57%) vMotion
13 1 (0.28%) Kibana
13 1 (0.28%) logstash
13 1 (0.28%) Mesos
13 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (22.66%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.20%) VMware
3 34 (9.63%) Oracle
4 28 (7.93%) Splunk
5 26 (7.37%) Delphix
5 26 (7.37%) RedGate
5 26 (7.37%) ServiceNow
6 16 (4.53%) Google
7 13 (3.68%) HP
8 10 (2.83%) IBM
9 8 (2.27%) Solace
9 8 (2.27%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.70%) Cisco
10 6 (1.70%) SAP
11 5 (1.42%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.42%) Infragistics
11 5 (1.42%) Meraki
11 5 (1.42%) New Relic
11 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.13%) NetApp