Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 50 68
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 +37
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 363 281 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.82% 5.01% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 5.43% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 138 109
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,500 £31,203
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £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 4,986 5,174 4,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.62% 92.23% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,211 3,344 2,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +23 238 £45,000 -10.00% 41
Glasgow -14 105 £50,000 -4.76% 20
West Lothian - 9 £50,000 -
Perth and Kinross 0 3 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £55,000 +18.92%
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 146 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (39.12%) Linux
3 135 (37.19%) Amazon AWS
4 117 (32.23%) Ansible
4 117 (32.23%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 114 (31.40%) Python
6 109 (30.03%) Jenkins
7 97 (26.72%) Opscode Chef
8 95 (26.17%) Git (software)
9 85 (23.42%) Finance
10 84 (23.14%) Puppet
11 82 (22.59%) Unix
11 82 (22.59%) Windows
12 79 (21.76%) C#
13 72 (19.83%) SQL Server
14 70 (19.28%) .NET
15 69 (19.01%) Microsoft
16 68 (18.73%) Microservices
17 66 (18.18%) Docker
18 65 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 65 (17.91%) Terraform
19 64 (17.63%) Java
20 61 (16.80%) Subversion
20 61 (16.80%) Test Automation
21 60 (16.53%) Continuous Delivery
22 59 (16.25%) SQL
23 52 (14.33%) JIRA
24 48 (13.22%) PowerShell
24 48 (13.22%) 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 16 (4.41%) Apache
2 8 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.93%) Confluence
4 6 (1.65%) JBoss
5 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.10%) WildFly
6 3 (0.83%) CloudStack
6 3 (0.83%) IIS
6 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.83%) Sonic ESB
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.28%) CICS
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 135 (37.19%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (11.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (4.41%) SaaS
5 13 (3.58%) Office 365
6 9 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.65%) GitHub
8 5 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.38%) IaaS
8 5 (1.38%) PaaS
9 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.10%) Datadog
10 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.55%) npm
11 2 (0.55%) NuGet
11 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.55%) Serverless
12 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.68%) Firewall
2 6 (1.65%) DNS
3 5 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (1.38%) HTTP
3 5 (1.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.38%) VPN
4 4 (1.10%) SSL
5 3 (0.83%) DHCP
5 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.83%) LAN
5 3 (0.83%) SAN
5 3 (0.83%) SMTP
5 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.83%) VLAN
5 3 (0.83%) WAN
5 3 (0.83%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.28%) AMQP
7 1 (0.28%) Modbus
7 1 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.99%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 22 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.23%) Big Data
6 18 (4.96%) MySQL
7 16 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.86%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.93%) DB2
12 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.10%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.55%) HBase
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 109 (30.03%) Jenkins
2 95 (26.17%) Git (software)
3 65 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (16.80%) Subversion
5 52 (14.33%) JIRA
6 36 (9.92%) GoCD
7 31 (8.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 31 (8.54%) Selenium
7 31 (8.54%) Visual Studio
8 30 (8.26%) IBM UrbanCode
9 28 (7.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (7.44%) TeamCity
10 27 (7.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (7.16%) Maven
12 21 (5.79%) SpecFlow
13 19 (5.23%) Artifactory
14 13 (3.58%) CircleCI
14 13 (3.58%) CruiseControl
15 12 (3.31%) GitLab
15 12 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 85 (23.42%) Finance
2 30 (8.26%) Banking
3 6 (1.65%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.10%) Billing
5 2 (0.55%) Advertising
5 2 (0.55%) Games
5 2 (0.55%) Marketing
5 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
6 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Electronics
6 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Law
6 1 (0.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) Local Government
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 90 (24.79%) Developer
3 62 (17.08%) Senior DevOps
4 32 (8.82%) Consultant
5 30 (8.26%) DevOps Consultant
6 29 (7.99%) Software Developer
7 27 (7.44%) Senior Consultant
7 27 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.44%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 21 (5.79%) .NET Developer
8 21 (5.79%) Architect
9 19 (5.23%) DevOps Developer
9 19 (5.23%) Senior Software Developer
10 18 (4.96%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.96%) Software Engineer
11 17 (4.68%) Technical Developer
12 13 (3.58%) .NET Software Developer
12 13 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (3.31%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.28%) .NET
2 42 (11.57%) HTML
3 41 (11.29%) Elastic Stack
4 37 (10.19%) AngularJS
5 25 (6.89%) HTML5
6 23 (6.34%) CSS
7 22 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 21 (5.79%) React
9 19 (5.23%) Middleware
9 19 (5.23%) RESTful
10 18 (4.96%) Node.js
10 18 (4.96%) Web Services
11 12 (3.31%) Spring
12 11 (3.03%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.75%) JSON
13 10 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (2.48%) CSS3
14 9 (2.48%) Rendezvous
14 9 (2.48%) TIBCO EMS
15 8 (2.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.86%) Fintech
3 13 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.20%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.20%) User Experience
6 7 (1.93%) DataPower
6 7 (1.93%) VSAM
7 6 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.83%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.55%) Blog
10 2 (0.55%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 142 (39.12%) Linux
2 82 (22.59%) Unix
2 82 (22.59%) Windows
3 22 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.20%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.65%) CentOS
7 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.38%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.10%) Android
9 3 (0.83%) Solaris
10 2 (0.55%) Debian
10 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (32.23%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (18.73%) Microservices
4 61 (16.80%) Test Automation
5 60 (16.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 48 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (11.57%) Open Source
8 41 (11.29%) Software Engineering
9 38 (10.47%) Release Management
10 36 (9.92%) SDLC
11 34 (9.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 31 (8.54%) Analytics
12 31 (8.54%) TDD
13 30 (8.26%) Scrum
14 27 (7.44%) Configuration Management
14 27 (7.44%) Customer Engagement
15 24 (6.61%) Mentoring
16 23 (6.34%) Deployment Automation
17 19 (5.23%) Decision-Making
17 19 (5.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (31.40%) Python
2 79 (21.76%) C#
3 64 (17.63%) Java
4 59 (16.25%) SQL
5 48 (13.22%) PowerShell
6 47 (12.95%) JavaScript
7 37 (10.19%) Bash Shell
8 27 (7.44%) Ruby
9 11 (3.03%) Java 8
9 11 (3.03%) Perl
9 11 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.48%) COBOL
11 7 (1.93%) C
11 7 (1.93%) C++
12 4 (1.10%) PHP
12 4 (1.10%) Scala
13 3 (0.83%) JCL
13 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.83%) VBScript
14 2 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (6.61%) Degree
2 13 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.55%) 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%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.10%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (18.18%) Docker
2 14 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.20%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (1.93%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.38%) vSphere
6 3 (0.83%) NFS
6 3 (0.83%) Xen
6 3 (0.83%) XenServer
7 2 (0.55%) HDFS
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 117 (32.23%) Ansible
2 97 (26.72%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (23.14%) Puppet
4 65 (17.91%) Terraform
5 29 (7.99%) Kubernetes
6 28 (7.71%) Consul
6 28 (7.71%) Rundeck
7 15 (4.13%) Salt
8 9 (2.48%) Icinga
8 9 (2.48%) Packer
9 8 (2.20%) CA Endevor
10 7 (1.93%) Graphite
10 7 (1.93%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.65%) Nagios
12 3 (0.83%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.83%) Mesos
12 3 (0.83%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.55%) Capistrano
13 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.92%) Oracle
3 28 (7.71%) Splunk
4 27 (7.44%) Delphix
4 27 (7.44%) RedGate
4 27 (7.44%) ServiceNow
5 23 (6.34%) VMware
6 15 (4.13%) IBM
6 15 (4.13%) New Relic
7 12 (3.31%) Google
8 11 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.48%) Cisco
9 9 (2.48%) Solace
9 9 (2.48%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.65%) Perforce
11 5 (1.38%) Meraki
11 5 (1.38%) Sybase
11 5 (1.38%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.10%) SAP