Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 36 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 +48 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 533 405 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.99% 7.10% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 7.57% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 312 180 61
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,001 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,031 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 4,988 5,350 4,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.51% 93.84% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,286 3,612 2,929
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,623 £29,000 £28,740
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £69,200
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +7 343 £48,502 +7.78% 30
Glasgow +17 146 £50,000 -4.76% 31
West Lothian -2 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Dundee 0 6 £40,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £52,500 -
Fife - 3 £55,000 -
Aberdeen -4 2 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Stirling - 1 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 246 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (38.09%) Amazon AWS
3 191 (35.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 170 (31.89%) Linux
5 154 (28.89%) Finance
6 150 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
7 129 (24.20%) Jenkins
8 127 (23.83%) Java
8 127 (23.83%) Opscode Chef
9 123 (23.08%) Python
10 121 (22.70%) Ansible
11 112 (21.01%) Windows
11 112 (21.01%) Git (software)
12 108 (20.26%) Terraform
13 107 (20.08%) Microsoft
14 105 (19.70%) JavaScript
14 105 (19.70%) Software Engineering
15 103 (19.32%) Docker
16 95 (17.82%) Puppet
17 91 (17.07%) Mentoring
18 88 (16.51%) Test Automation
19 87 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
20 86 (16.14%) Google Cloud Platform
20 86 (16.14%) Kubernetes
21 83 (15.57%) Microservices
22 82 (15.38%) JIRA
22 82 (15.38%) Scrum
23 78 (14.63%) .NET
24 77 (14.45%) C#
25 76 (14.26%) SQL

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 22 (4.13%) Apache
2 20 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.81%) Confluence
4 12 (2.25%) JBoss
5 11 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.06%) IIS
6 8 (1.50%) Jetty
6 8 (1.50%) nginx
7 5 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.56%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.56%) WordPress
10 2 (0.38%) CMS
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Actimize
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 203 (38.09%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (35.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (16.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (5.82%) SaaS
5 23 (4.32%) PaaS
6 22 (4.13%) IaaS
7 18 (3.38%) IBM Cloud
8 17 (3.19%) Azure Stack
9 15 (2.81%) GitHub
10 14 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.50%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.13%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (1.13%) Office 365
14 5 (0.94%) Sauce Labs
15 4 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.75%) Power Platform
16 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.19%) Firewall
2 14 (2.63%) HTTP
3 9 (1.69%) Network Security
4 8 (1.50%) Internet
5 7 (1.31%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.31%) VLAN
6 5 (0.94%) DNS
6 5 (0.94%) SAN
7 4 (0.75%) LAN
7 4 (0.75%) WAN
8 3 (0.56%) NAS
8 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.38%) DHCP
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.19%) SSL
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.69%) MySQL
3 24 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.13%) Big Data
4 22 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.44%) SAP HANA
8 8 (1.50%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.50%) Redis
9 7 (1.31%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.31%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.31%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (1.13%) PowerCenter
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 129 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 112 (21.01%) Git (software)
3 82 (15.38%) JIRA
4 50 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (8.82%) Selenium
5 47 (8.82%) Subversion
6 45 (8.44%) TeamCity
7 35 (6.57%) GoCD
8 32 (6.00%) IBM UrbanCode
9 28 (5.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (4.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (4.13%) GitLab
13 21 (3.94%) Visual Studio
14 20 (3.75%) CA Release Automation
14 20 (3.75%) Cucumber
15 16 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
16 15 (2.81%) Maven
16 15 (2.81%) SonarQube
17 14 (2.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 154 (28.89%) Finance
2 59 (11.07%) Banking
3 33 (6.19%) Retail
4 12 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.88%) Marketing
6 6 (1.13%) Automotive
7 3 (0.56%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (26.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (15.38%) Developer
3 81 (15.20%) Senior DevOps
4 38 (7.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 37 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 36 (6.75%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.57%) Software Engineer
8 34 (6.38%) Administrator
9 33 (6.19%) Consultant
9 33 (6.19%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.00%) DevOps Consultant
11 29 (5.44%) Senior Consultant
11 29 (5.44%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 22 (4.13%) .NET Developer
12 22 (4.13%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (3.19%) DevOps Developer
14 14 (2.63%) Lead DevOps
14 14 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
14 14 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
15 13 (2.44%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.63%) .NET
2 41 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 41 (7.69%) React
3 38 (7.13%) Elastic Stack
3 38 (7.13%) Web Services
4 37 (6.94%) Node.js
5 28 (5.25%) Spring
6 26 (4.88%) RESTful
7 24 (4.50%) ASP.NET
8 23 (4.32%) Spring Boot
9 22 (4.13%) Middleware
10 18 (3.38%) Velocity
11 16 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (3.00%) HTML
12 15 (2.81%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.81%) Redux
13 14 (2.63%) CSS
13 14 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (2.44%) JSON
15 12 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.75%) Public Cloud
2 34 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (3.19%) User Experience
5 16 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.44%) Replication
8 11 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.06%) PKI
9 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.94%) Smart Home
12 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.75%) Wiki
13 3 (0.56%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 170 (31.89%) Linux
2 112 (21.01%) Windows
3 75 (14.07%) Unix
4 28 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.31%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.13%) Android
8 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 91 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 88 (16.51%) Test Automation
6 87 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (15.57%) Microservices
8 82 (15.38%) Scrum
9 71 (13.32%) Coaching
9 71 (13.32%) Configuration Management
9 71 (13.32%) SDLC
10 68 (12.76%) Infrastructure as Code
11 67 (12.57%) Open Source
12 61 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 58 (10.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 46 (8.63%) TDD
15 43 (8.07%) Fintech
15 43 (8.07%) MVC
16 41 (7.69%) Decision-Making
17 37 (6.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 127 (23.83%) Java
2 123 (23.08%) Python
3 105 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 77 (14.45%) C#
5 76 (14.26%) SQL
6 56 (10.51%) PowerShell
7 49 (9.19%) Bash Shell
8 32 (6.00%) Ruby
9 24 (4.50%) Groovy
10 23 (4.32%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.00%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.81%) C++
13 12 (2.25%) Go
13 12 (2.25%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.06%) Java 8
14 11 (2.06%) Scala
15 10 (1.88%) C
15 10 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.69%) Perl
16 9 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (6.57%) Degree
2 14 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.69%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.31%) MCSA
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.75%) MCSE
7 2 (0.38%) ISEB
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.94%) QA
2 11 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.06%) PMO
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 103 (19.32%) Docker
2 19 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.94%) vSphere
7 3 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.56%) HDFS
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.56%) Xen
8 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.38%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 127 (23.83%) Opscode Chef
2 121 (22.70%) Ansible
3 108 (20.26%) Terraform
4 95 (17.82%) Puppet
5 86 (16.14%) Kubernetes
6 26 (4.88%) Consul
6 26 (4.88%) Rundeck
7 12 (2.25%) Packer
8 9 (1.69%) Graphite
9 8 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (1.50%) HAProxy
9 8 (1.50%) Icinga
10 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.75%) Kibana
10 4 (0.75%) logstash
11 3 (0.56%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.56%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.56%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 107 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.51%) Google
3 54 (10.13%) Oracle
4 45 (8.44%) Splunk
5 34 (6.38%) VMware
6 31 (5.82%) ServiceNow
7 26 (4.88%) Delphix
7 26 (4.88%) RedGate
8 24 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 21 (3.94%) IBM
10 19 (3.56%) AppDynamics
11 13 (2.44%) Dynatrace
11 13 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (2.44%) SAP
12 11 (2.06%) HP
13 9 (1.69%) Informatica
14 5 (0.94%) F5
14 5 (0.94%) Symantec
14 5 (0.94%) Veracode
14 5 (0.94%) Xamarin