Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 34 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 +36
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 437 358 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.68% 6.99% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 7.46% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 262 218 169
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,375 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,650 £67,500 £75,500
UK median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +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 3,778 4,796 5,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.33% 93.67% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,378 3,118 3,427
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,375 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +5 262 £52,500 +16.67% 61
Glasgow +39 144 £50,000 - 42
Dundee - 9 £52,500 - 1
West Lothian +25 8 £50,000 - 1
Aberdeen -4 7 £70,000 +75.00% 5
Fife - 2 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £63,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 216 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (41.42%) Azure
3 145 (33.18%) AWS
4 133 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 123 (28.15%) SQL
6 117 (26.77%) Java
7 112 (25.63%) Jenkins
8 110 (25.17%) .NET
8 110 (25.17%) Python
9 102 (23.34%) Finance
10 92 (21.05%) Docker
11 89 (20.37%) Ansible
12 86 (19.68%) C#
13 81 (18.54%) Linux
13 81 (18.54%) AngularJS
14 79 (18.08%) Microservices
14 79 (18.08%) Kubernetes
15 77 (17.62%) Software Engineering
16 73 (16.70%) HTML
17 71 (16.25%) CSS
18 70 (16.02%) TDD
19 68 (15.56%) Microsoft
19 68 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (14.65%) SDLC
21 63 (14.42%) React
22 61 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
23 58 (13.27%) Test Automation
23 58 (13.27%) Git (software)
24 57 (13.04%) PowerShell
25 56 (12.81%) Big Data

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 10 (2.29%) Confluence
1 10 (2.29%) Umbraco
2 7 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.37%) nginx
3 6 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.69%) Apache
5 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 181 (41.42%) Azure
2 145 (33.18%) AWS
3 47 (10.76%) GCP
4 25 (5.72%) SaaS
5 23 (5.26%) PaaS
6 16 (3.66%) IaaS
7 15 (3.43%) Serverless
8 10 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (2.06%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.06%) Office 365
10 8 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.60%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.37%) GitHub
13 5 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.69%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.06%) Firewall
2 8 (1.83%) VPN
3 4 (0.92%) DHCP
3 4 (0.92%) DNS
3 4 (0.92%) HTTP
3 4 (0.92%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.92%) Wireless
4 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.46%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) SAN
4 2 (0.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) PBX
5 1 (0.23%) PPTP
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.81%) Big Data
2 33 (7.55%) MySQL
3 23 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 15 (3.43%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (1.14%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.46%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.46%) HBase
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.46%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 112 (25.63%) Jenkins
2 58 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (8.01%) TeamCity
5 33 (7.55%) JIRA
6 30 (6.86%) Ant
7 29 (6.64%) Visual Studio
8 27 (6.18%) Apache Ivy
9 26 (5.95%) Selenium
10 25 (5.72%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.89%) Maven
12 15 (3.43%) IBM UrbanCode
12 15 (3.43%) SpecFlow
13 13 (2.97%) PhantomJS
14 12 (2.75%) JUnit
15 9 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.83%) SonarQube
16 8 (1.83%) Subversion
17 7 (1.60%) GoCD
General
1 102 (23.34%) Finance
2 37 (8.47%) Public Sector
3 23 (5.26%) Banking
4 15 (3.43%) Law
5 8 (1.83%) Legal
5 8 (1.83%) Retail
6 7 (1.60%) Games
7 2 (0.46%) Local Government
7 2 (0.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (32.72%) Developer
2 109 (24.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
4 39 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 38 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 37 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 33 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 33 (7.55%) Consultant
8 25 (5.72%) Software Developer
9 23 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 22 (5.03%) PHP Developer
11 20 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (3.66%) DevOps Developer
12 16 (3.66%) Senior Consultant
12 16 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
13 15 (3.43%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (3.43%) AWS Software Engineer
13 15 (3.43%) Test Consultant
14 14 (3.20%) Development Engineer
14 14 (3.20%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.17%) .NET
2 81 (18.54%) AngularJS
3 73 (16.70%) HTML
4 71 (16.25%) CSS
5 63 (14.42%) React
6 47 (10.76%) Node.js
7 40 (9.15%) ASP.NET
8 38 (8.70%) .NET Core
9 33 (7.55%) jQuery
10 32 (7.32%) .NET Framework
11 29 (6.64%) HTML5
12 28 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (5.26%) Laravel
13 23 (5.26%) Web Services
14 21 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
15 17 (3.89%) REST
16 14 (3.20%) RESTful
17 12 (2.75%) Entity Framework
17 12 (2.75%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.95%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.49%) Robotics
3 23 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.75%) Blog
6 9 (2.06%) User Experience
7 7 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.60%) Replication
8 6 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.14%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.46%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.46%) PMI
11 2 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.46%) Wiki
12 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.54%) Linux
2 34 (7.78%) Unix
3 28 (6.41%) Windows
4 8 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.14%) Android
6 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.08%) Microservices
3 77 (17.62%) Software Engineering
4 70 (16.02%) TDD
5 68 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (14.65%) SDLC
7 58 (13.27%) Test Automation
8 53 (12.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 49 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 45 (10.30%) Mentoring
12 42 (9.61%) BDD
12 42 (9.61%) MVC
13 36 (8.24%) Open Source
14 35 (8.01%) Scrum
15 31 (7.09%) Configuration Management
16 29 (6.64%) Analytics
16 29 (6.64%) Release Management
17 28 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
17 28 (6.41%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 133 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 123 (28.15%) SQL
3 117 (26.77%) Java
4 110 (25.17%) Python
5 86 (19.68%) C#
6 57 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 44 (10.07%) Ruby
8 33 (7.55%) Bash Shell
9 32 (7.32%) Java 8
10 28 (6.41%) PHP
10 28 (6.41%) TypeScript
11 24 (5.49%) C++
11 24 (5.49%) PL/SQL
12 22 (5.03%) Scala
13 19 (4.35%) Go
14 12 (2.75%) Perl
15 11 (2.52%) C
16 10 (2.29%) Kotlin
17 9 (2.06%) Groovy
18 8 (1.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 20 (4.58%) Degree
2 9 (2.06%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) HND
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.01%) QA
2 7 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 92 (21.05%) Docker
2 9 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.92%) Firmware
4 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.46%) HDFS
7 1 (0.23%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.23%) Postfix
7 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 89 (20.37%) Ansible
2 79 (18.08%) Kubernetes
3 61 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (11.90%) Terraform
5 49 (11.21%) Puppet
6 6 (1.37%) Consul
6 6 (1.37%) Rundeck
7 5 (1.14%) Kibana
7 5 (1.14%) logstash
7 5 (1.14%) Rancher
8 4 (0.92%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.46%) Ambari
9 2 (0.46%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.46%) Oozie
9 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.01%) Oracle
3 31 (7.09%) Splunk
4 27 (6.18%) Micro Focus
5 20 (4.58%) Google
6 19 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 17 (3.89%) CyberArk
8 13 (2.97%) Symantec
9 9 (2.06%) VMware
10 6 (1.37%) Delphix
10 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.37%) RedGate
11 5 (1.14%) Apple
12 4 (0.92%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.92%) HP
12 4 (0.92%) New Relic
13 3 (0.69%) Cisco
13 3 (0.69%) Tableau
14 2 (0.46%) NetApp
14 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com