Period
to 15 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 541 298 523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.24% 10.77% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.57% 11.74% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 356 183 312
10th Percentile £37,625 £37,500 £33,001
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.90% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £76,031
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +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 3,712 2,539 4,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.85% 91.79% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,385 1,607 3,330
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,475
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,480 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,595 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.31% +3.54% -
75th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Scotland

DevOps
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Scotland.

Salary trend for DevOps in Scotland

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 +11 328 £55,000 -4.35% 69
Glasgow +6 168 £52,250 +10.00% 42
Dundee 0 18 £55,000 +7.32% 2
Aberdeen -6 9 £59,250 -1.25% 4
Fife - 7 £55,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Lothian -9 1 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £41,000 - 1
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 280 (51.76%) Azure
2 243 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (39.74%) AWS
4 180 (33.27%) Docker
5 152 (28.10%) Python
6 145 (26.80%) JavaScript
7 139 (25.69%) Kubernetes
8 128 (23.66%) C#
8 128 (23.66%) Linux
8 128 (23.66%) Terraform
9 122 (22.55%) Software Engineering
10 113 (20.89%) Java
11 109 (20.15%) Git (software)
12 100 (18.48%) SQL
13 99 (18.30%) Microservices
14 96 (17.74%) Infrastructure as Code
15 94 (17.38%) Finance
16 92 (17.01%) Windows
17 86 (15.90%) Jenkins
17 86 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
18 85 (15.71%) .NET
18 85 (15.71%) SQL Server
19 72 (13.31%) Ansible
20 71 (13.12%) React
20 71 (13.12%) Marketing
21 70 (12.94%) MySQL
22 68 (12.57%) Social Skills
23 67 (12.38%) Microsoft
23 67 (12.38%) SaaS
24 65 (12.01%) Test Automation

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 28 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (2.77%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.66%) CMS
5 8 (1.48%) JBoss
5 8 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.29%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.11%) Drupal
7 6 (1.11%) IIS
7 6 (1.11%) WordPress
8 5 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.92%) Confluence
8 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.74%) Luigi
9 4 (0.74%) SAS
10 3 (0.55%) Apache
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 280 (51.76%) Azure
2 215 (39.74%) AWS
3 67 (12.38%) SaaS
4 45 (8.32%) GCP
5 42 (7.76%) Serverless
6 33 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 32 (5.91%) PaaS
8 30 (5.55%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 19 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (2.96%) GitHub
11 16 (2.96%) IaaS
12 15 (2.77%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (2.40%) Amazon S3
14 12 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (2.22%) Route 53
15 11 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
17 9 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
17 9 (1.66%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.77%) Firewall
1 15 (2.77%) Internet
2 8 (1.48%) SSL
3 7 (1.29%) DNS
4 6 (1.11%) Intelligent Network
4 6 (1.11%) VPN
5 4 (0.74%) Network Security
6 3 (0.55%) HTTP
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.37%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.37%) IPsec
7 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.37%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) LAN
8 1 (0.18%) OSPF
8 1 (0.18%) SAN
8 1 (0.18%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 70 (12.94%) MySQL
3 43 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 39 (7.21%) NoSQL
5 37 (6.84%) Redis
6 21 (3.88%) Big Data
6 21 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.66%) Power BI
14 8 (1.48%) Blockchain
15 7 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 109 (20.15%) Git (software)
2 86 (15.90%) Jenkins
3 40 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (6.65%) JIRA
5 29 (5.36%) Selenium
6 17 (3.14%) Subversion
6 17 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.77%) Bitbucket
7 15 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (2.77%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.59%) GitLab
9 12 (2.22%) Artifactory
9 12 (2.22%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.85%) CircleCI
10 10 (1.85%) Maven
10 10 (1.85%) Postman
11 9 (1.66%) Cypress.io
12 7 (1.29%) Gradle
12 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.11%) Gerrit
General
1 94 (17.38%) Finance
2 71 (13.12%) Marketing
3 68 (12.57%) Social Skills
4 45 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 22 (4.07%) Banking
7 16 (2.96%) Publishing
8 15 (2.77%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 12 (2.22%) Retail
11 5 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (0.92%) Law
12 4 (0.74%) Back Office
12 4 (0.74%) Electronics
12 4 (0.74%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.37%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) Billing
13 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.37%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 136 (25.14%) Developer
2 114 (21.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (10.72%) Software Engineer
4 35 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
5 31 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 28 (5.18%) Site Engineer
6 28 (5.18%) Software Developer
7 26 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 25 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
9 24 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 22 (4.07%) Java Engineer
10 22 (4.07%) Platform Engineer
11 21 (3.88%) .NET Developer
11 21 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (3.33%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.14%) AWS DevOps
14 17 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (15.71%) .NET
2 71 (13.12%) React
3 54 (9.98%) AngularJS
4 44 (8.13%) ASP.NET
5 41 (7.58%) Node.js
6 37 (6.84%) .NET Framework
7 36 (6.65%) HTML
8 35 (6.47%) .NET Core
8 35 (6.47%) Spring
9 32 (5.91%) CSS
10 31 (5.73%) Kafka
11 29 (5.36%) Entity Framework
12 28 (5.18%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (5.18%) Vue.js
13 26 (4.81%) Memcached
13 26 (4.81%) REST
14 25 (4.62%) Web Services
15 23 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (2.96%) RESTful
17 14 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.65%) Mobile App
2 62 (11.46%) EPoS
3 53 (9.80%) Public Cloud
4 44 (8.13%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.88%) User Experience
6 20 (3.70%) Cloud Native
7 19 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (3.14%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.40%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.66%) PKI
12 8 (1.48%) FMCG
12 8 (1.48%) Raspberry Pi
12 8 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.92%) Life Science
13 5 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
13 5 (0.92%) Wiki
14 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.66%) Linux
2 92 (17.01%) Windows
3 22 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.88%) Unix
5 14 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.74%) Alpine Linux
8 3 (0.55%) Android
8 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.55%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.55%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (22.55%) Software Engineering
3 99 (18.30%) Microservices
4 96 (17.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 86 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
6 65 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (12.01%) Scrum
6 65 (12.01%) Test Automation
7 57 (10.54%) Mentoring
8 54 (9.98%) Analytics
9 52 (9.61%) Configuration Management
10 46 (8.50%) MVC
11 43 (7.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 41 (7.58%) SDLC
13 40 (7.39%) Product Management
14 38 (7.02%) Migration
15 32 (5.91%) TDD
16 29 (5.36%) Critical Thinking
16 29 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (5.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (28.10%) Python
2 145 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 128 (23.66%) C#
4 113 (20.89%) Java
5 100 (18.48%) SQL
6 50 (9.24%) PowerShell
7 37 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.81%) Ruby
9 19 (3.51%) Java 8
9 19 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 17 (3.14%) PHP
11 16 (2.96%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.77%) Perl
13 14 (2.59%) Go
13 14 (2.59%) Scala
14 12 (2.22%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.03%) C++
16 9 (1.66%) R
17 4 (0.74%) C
18 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (2.59%) AWS Certification
1 14 (2.59%) Degree
1 14 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.18%) CISM
6 1 (0.18%) CISSP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) RHCE
6 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.18%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.81%) QA
2 12 (2.22%) SLA
3 8 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 180 (33.27%) Docker
2 13 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 139 (25.69%) Kubernetes
2 128 (23.66%) Terraform
3 72 (13.31%) Ansible
4 46 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (7.76%) Puppet
6 29 (5.36%) ZABBIX
7 12 (2.22%) Graylog
8 9 (1.66%) Packer
9 6 (1.11%) vRealize
10 5 (0.92%) Istio
10 5 (0.92%) Nagios
11 4 (0.74%) Grafana
11 4 (0.74%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.74%) SCCM
12 3 (0.55%) Consul
12 3 (0.55%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.55%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.55%) Salt
13 2 (0.37%) Graphite
13 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.73%) Oracle
3 21 (3.88%) Google
4 13 (2.40%) VMware
5 11 (2.03%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.03%) Splunk
6 8 (1.48%) EnterpriseDB
6 8 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.92%) Cisco
7 5 (0.92%) Databricks
7 5 (0.92%) Zend
8 4 (0.74%) Adobe
8 4 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.74%) DataFlux
8 4 (0.74%) HubSpot
8 4 (0.74%) IBM
8 4 (0.74%) Informatica
8 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.74%) Teradata
8 4 (0.74%) Xero