Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 15 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +23
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 312 566 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 15.66% 12.22% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.26% 13.12% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 315 307 226
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £35,625
90th Percentile £67,300 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £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 1,808 4,314 5,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.76% 93.17% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 2,602 3,222
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,584 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +3 159 £50,000 -4.76% 67
Glasgow +4 111 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Dundee -3 14 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Aberdeen +21 5 £60,000 -14.29% 2
West Lothian +8 5 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £54,750 -
Fife +2 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Stirling -1 1 £52,500 -16.67% 1
Moray - 1 £26,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 139 (44.55%) Azure
2 118 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (36.22%) AWS
4 96 (30.77%) Docker
5 93 (29.81%) Linux
6 87 (27.88%) Kubernetes
7 75 (24.04%) SQL
8 70 (22.44%) Terraform
9 69 (22.12%) Git (software)
10 68 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (20.83%) Java
11 65 (20.83%) Python
12 63 (20.19%) C#
13 57 (18.27%) JavaScript
13 57 (18.27%) Ansible
14 55 (17.63%) .NET
15 54 (17.31%) Microsoft
16 50 (16.03%) Windows
17 49 (15.71%) Scrum
18 48 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
19 46 (14.74%) Migration
20 45 (14.42%) Software Engineering
20 45 (14.42%) Jenkins
21 41 (13.14%) Puppet
21 41 (13.14%) Infrastructure as Code
22 39 (12.50%) Finance
23 33 (10.58%) AWS CloudFormation
24 32 (10.26%) Test Automation
24 32 (10.26%) SQL Server
24 32 (10.26%) QA

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 6 (1.92%) Apache
1 6 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.60%) Confluence
2 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.60%) IIS
2 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.64%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.32%) Documentum
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) Mule
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 139 (44.55%) Azure
2 113 (36.22%) AWS
3 33 (10.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (8.01%) SaaS
5 22 (7.05%) GCP
6 17 (5.45%) Amazon EKS
7 15 (4.81%) Serverless
8 14 (4.49%) PaaS
9 13 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.88%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.24%) OpenShift
12 7 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (1.92%) Route 53
14 4 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.28%) IaaS
14 4 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.17%) Firewall
2 12 (3.85%) VPN
3 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.28%) DNS
4 4 (1.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.64%) DHCP
5 2 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.64%) Internet
5 2 (0.64%) Network Security
5 2 (0.64%) OSPF
5 2 (0.64%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.64%) WAN
5 2 (0.64%) Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.69%) MySQL
3 21 (6.73%) Big Data
4 15 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.60%) Redis
11 4 (1.28%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.64%) Essbase
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 69 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 45 (14.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.13%) GitLab
4 14 (4.49%) JIRA
5 13 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.85%) Selenium
7 11 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.88%) Travis CI
8 9 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
9 8 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.92%) Maven
12 5 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.60%) FishEye
13 4 (1.28%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.96%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.96%) Gradle
14 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (4.49%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.17%) Banking
4 10 (3.21%) Games
5 7 (2.24%) Retail
6 5 (1.60%) Marketing
7 4 (1.28%) Law
8 3 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (32.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (21.47%) Developer
3 30 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
4 26 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 26 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 22 (7.05%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (6.09%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
7 17 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.53%) Architect
10 11 (3.53%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.21%) Angular Developer
12 7 (2.24%) Lead DevOps
12 7 (2.24%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.24%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.63%) .NET
2 31 (9.94%) AngularJS
3 27 (8.65%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.05%) React
5 20 (6.41%) Web Services
6 17 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.13%) CSS
7 16 (5.13%) HTML
8 15 (4.81%) .NET Core
9 14 (4.49%) RESTful
9 14 (4.49%) Spring
10 12 (3.85%) Node.js
11 11 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.53%) Kafka
11 11 (3.53%) Laravel
12 9 (2.88%) jQuery
12 9 (2.88%) Vue.js
13 8 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (2.24%) Symfony
15 6 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.92%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.60%) User Experience
8 4 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.96%) EPoS
10 2 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.64%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.64%) Clustering
10 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) LIMS
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) PKI
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 93 (29.81%) Linux
2 50 (16.03%) Windows
3 23 (7.37%) Unix
4 11 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.56%) Mesosphere
5 8 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.96%) Android
7 3 (0.96%) CentOS
8 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (15.71%) Scrum
4 46 (14.74%) Migration
5 45 (14.42%) Software Engineering
6 41 (13.14%) Infrastructure as Code
7 32 (10.26%) Deployment Automation
7 32 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 27 (8.65%) Microservices
9 26 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 21 (6.73%) Data Security
11 19 (6.09%) Analytics
11 19 (6.09%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.13%) Machine Learning
12 16 (5.13%) MVC
12 16 (5.13%) OO
12 16 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (4.81%) Continuous Deployment
13 15 (4.81%) Open Source
14 14 (4.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.04%) SQL
2 65 (20.83%) Java
2 65 (20.83%) Python
3 63 (20.19%) C#
4 57 (18.27%) JavaScript
5 30 (9.62%) Bash Shell
6 29 (9.29%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.77%) PHP
8 15 (4.81%) Go
8 15 (4.81%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.49%) Ruby
10 12 (3.85%) Perl
11 11 (3.53%) C++
12 5 (1.60%) F#
12 5 (1.60%) Scala
12 5 (1.60%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.96%) C
13 3 (0.96%) Java 8
13 3 (0.96%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (6.09%) Degree
2 4 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.64%) ISEB
3 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.32%) CEH
4 1 (0.32%) CISM
4 1 (0.32%) CISSP
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.26%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) GDPR
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (30.77%) Docker
2 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.28%) Firmware
4 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 87 (27.88%) Kubernetes
2 70 (22.44%) Terraform
3 57 (18.27%) Ansible
4 48 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (13.14%) Puppet
6 8 (2.56%) Automic
6 8 (2.56%) Consul
6 8 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.96%) Nagios
7 3 (0.96%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.64%) Rancher
8 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.64%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.64%) vRealize
8 2 (0.64%) WSUS
9 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.01%) Oracle
3 18 (5.77%) EnterpriseDB
4 9 (2.88%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.56%) Splunk
6 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.92%) Google
7 6 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.60%) Ceridian
8 5 (1.60%) VMware
8 5 (1.60%) Zend
9 4 (1.28%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.28%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.28%) IBM
10 3 (0.96%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.64%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.64%) Cisco