Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 57 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 +50
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 353 235 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.55% 4.25% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 4.61% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 173 110 93
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.64% -9.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,125 £63,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 5,016 5,103 4,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 92.21% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,255 2,889
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +29 216 £45,000 -10.00% 53
Glasgow 0 112 £50,000 -4.76% 26
West Lothian - 13 £50,000 - 2
Perth and Kinross -1 3 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire +4 2 £55,000 +18.92%
Dundee +13 1 - - 2
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 3
Highlands - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 164 (46.46%) Linux
2 152 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
3 137 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (37.96%) Ansible
5 133 (37.68%) Python
6 132 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (34.28%) Jenkins
8 119 (33.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 96 (27.20%) Git (software)
10 94 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
11 86 (24.36%) Puppet
12 81 (22.95%) Unix
13 80 (22.66%) Java
14 78 (22.10%) Windows
15 76 (21.53%) Finance
16 68 (19.26%) Docker
17 64 (18.13%) Subversion
17 64 (18.13%) Terraform
18 61 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (16.71%) Microservices
20 58 (16.43%) Team Foundation Server
21 56 (15.86%) Microsoft
22 53 (15.01%) Software Engineering
23 52 (14.73%) SQL Server
24 51 (14.45%) SQL
24 51 (14.45%) C#
25 49 (13.88%) JIRA
26 48 (13.60%) Test Automation
27 47 (13.31%) .NET
28 44 (12.46%) Problem-Solving

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 17 (4.82%) Apache
2 8 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.98%) JBoss
4 6 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.42%) CloudStack
5 5 (1.42%) Confluence
5 5 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.13%) IIS
6 4 (1.13%) WildFly
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) CICS
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.85%) Mingle
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 152 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (33.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (6.80%) SaaS
5 15 (4.25%) Office 365
6 13 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (3.12%) IaaS
8 9 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (2.27%) PaaS
10 5 (1.42%) CloudFront
10 5 (1.42%) GitHub
11 4 (1.13%) Datadog
12 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.57%) npm
13 2 (0.57%) NuGet
13 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.57%) Serverless
14 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.52%) Firewall
2 6 (1.70%) LAN
2 6 (1.70%) VPN
2 6 (1.70%) WAN
3 5 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (1.42%) DNS
4 4 (1.13%) DHCP
5 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.85%) HTTP
5 3 (0.85%) Internet
5 3 (0.85%) VLAN
5 3 (0.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.57%) SAN
6 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
7 1 (0.28%) MPLS
7 1 (0.28%) SMTP
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 24 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.67%) Big Data
6 12 (3.40%) DB2
7 11 (3.12%) MySQL
7 11 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.83%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.13%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.85%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.85%) HBase
14 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 121 (34.28%) Jenkins
2 96 (27.20%) Git (software)
3 64 (18.13%) Subversion
4 58 (16.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (13.88%) JIRA
6 39 (11.05%) GoCD
7 30 (8.50%) Maven
8 28 (7.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (7.65%) IBM UrbanCode
9 27 (7.65%) TeamCity
10 26 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (7.37%) Selenium
11 24 (6.80%) Visual Studio
12 20 (5.67%) Visual Studio Team System
13 19 (5.38%) Artifactory
14 18 (5.10%) GitLab
15 15 (4.25%) SpecFlow
16 14 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (3.97%) Vagrant
17 13 (3.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 76 (21.53%) Finance
2 22 (6.23%) Banking
3 4 (1.13%) Advertising
3 4 (1.13%) Billing
4 3 (0.85%) Games
5 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.57%) Marketing
5 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
6 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.28%) Electronics
6 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.28%) Law
6 1 (0.28%) Local Government
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (38.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (16.43%) Senior DevOps
3 53 (15.01%) Developer
4 28 (7.93%) Consultant
4 28 (7.93%) DevOps Consultant
5 25 (7.08%) Senior Consultant
5 25 (7.08%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 25 (7.08%) Software Engineer
6 24 (6.80%) Architect
7 21 (5.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.67%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.97%) Automation Engineer
10 14 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (3.97%) Java Engineer
10 14 (3.97%) Senior Software Developer
10 14 (3.97%) Technical Developer
11 13 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.68%) DevOps Developer
12 12 (3.40%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.31%) .NET
2 42 (11.90%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (7.08%) HTML
4 20 (5.67%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.10%) HTML5
6 16 (4.53%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.53%) React
6 16 (4.53%) Web Services
7 15 (4.25%) Spring
8 14 (3.97%) CSS
8 14 (3.97%) Hibernate
8 14 (3.97%) JSON
9 11 (3.12%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (2.83%) Node.js
10 10 (2.83%) RESTful
10 10 (2.83%) Spring Boot
11 9 (2.55%) Kafka
12 7 (1.98%) Middleware
13 5 (1.42%) Ajax
13 5 (1.42%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.83%) Fintech
5 8 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.70%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.70%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.42%) DataPower
8 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.85%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.57%) User Experience
10 2 (0.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 164 (46.46%) Linux
2 81 (22.95%) Unix
3 78 (22.10%) Windows
4 30 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.38%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.97%) CentOS
7 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.85%) Android
11 3 (0.85%) Solaris
11 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.57%) Debian
13 1 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
4 59 (16.71%) Microservices
5 53 (15.01%) Software Engineering
6 48 (13.60%) Test Automation
7 44 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (11.90%) Open Source
9 39 (11.05%) Configuration Management
9 39 (11.05%) SDLC
10 36 (10.20%) Scrum
11 33 (9.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 32 (9.07%) Release Management
13 28 (7.93%) Analytics
13 28 (7.93%) TDD
14 25 (7.08%) Customer Engagement
15 24 (6.80%) Project Management
16 23 (6.52%) Deployment Automation
17 21 (5.95%) OO
18 20 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 133 (37.68%) Python
2 80 (22.66%) Java
3 51 (14.45%) C#
3 51 (14.45%) SQL
4 40 (11.33%) Bash Shell
4 40 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 39 (11.05%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.22%) Ruby
7 13 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.40%) Java 8
9 11 (3.12%) Perl
10 7 (1.98%) C++
11 6 (1.70%) PHP
11 6 (1.70%) Scala
12 5 (1.42%) C
13 4 (1.13%) COBOL
14 3 (0.85%) Go
14 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 25 (7.08%) Degree
2 15 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.28%) CCNP
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.70%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (19.26%) Docker
2 9 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.98%) vSphere
4 5 (1.42%) Xen
4 5 (1.42%) XenServer
5 3 (0.85%) HDFS
5 3 (0.85%) NFS
5 3 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) LXC
7 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 134 (37.96%) Ansible
2 94 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (24.36%) Puppet
4 64 (18.13%) Terraform
5 28 (7.93%) Kubernetes
6 26 (7.37%) Consul
6 26 (7.37%) Rundeck
7 13 (3.68%) Icinga
7 13 (3.68%) Packer
7 13 (3.68%) Salt
8 11 (3.12%) Graphite
9 10 (2.83%) HAProxy
10 8 (2.27%) Nagios
11 5 (1.42%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.42%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.85%) CA Endevor
12 3 (0.85%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.85%) Mesos
13 2 (0.57%) SCCM
13 2 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.65%) Splunk
3 26 (7.37%) VMware
4 25 (7.08%) Delphix
4 25 (7.08%) RedGate
4 25 (7.08%) ServiceNow
5 24 (6.80%) Oracle
6 16 (4.53%) New Relic
7 15 (4.25%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.68%) Google
9 11 (3.12%) Cisco
10 10 (2.83%) IBM
11 9 (2.55%) Sybase
12 8 (2.27%) Perforce
13 5 (1.42%) EnterpriseDB
13 5 (1.42%) Meraki
13 5 (1.42%) Micro Focus
13 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.85%) SaltStack
14 3 (0.85%) Solace