Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 32 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +39
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 403 371 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 10.19% 7.12% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.12% 7.62% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 286 235 195
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £26,600
90th Percentile £79,375 £72,325 £75,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year - +3.31% +0.83%

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 3,625 4,868 5,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.66% 93.40% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,329 3,164 3,596
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,903 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 237 £53,500 +18.89% 33
Glasgow +34 146 £46,000 -12.38% 38
Aberdeen -3 8 £57,500 +43.75% 6
West Lothian +20 5 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Dundee -4 5 £52,500 +35.48%
Fife +9 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £63,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 192 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (40.20%) Azure
3 145 (35.98%) AWS
4 121 (30.02%) JavaScript
5 111 (27.54%) .NET
6 103 (25.56%) SQL
7 102 (25.31%) Python
7 102 (25.31%) Docker
8 101 (25.06%) Java
9 96 (23.82%) C#
9 96 (23.82%) Finance
10 92 (22.83%) Jenkins
11 78 (19.35%) HTML
12 77 (19.11%) Kubernetes
13 76 (18.86%) Microservices
13 76 (18.86%) Linux
13 76 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (18.61%) AngularJS
15 73 (18.11%) Software Engineering
16 72 (17.87%) CSS
17 69 (17.12%) Test Automation
18 62 (15.38%) Ansible
18 62 (15.38%) Microsoft
19 60 (14.89%) TDD
20 57 (14.14%) Git (software)
21 54 (13.40%) ASP.NET
22 52 (12.90%) BDD
23 50 (12.41%) MVC
23 50 (12.41%) React
24 49 (12.16%) .NET Core

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 11 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (2.73%) Umbraco
2 7 (1.74%) nginx
3 6 (1.49%) Apache
3 6 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.49%) Confluence
4 5 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.99%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Gluu
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 162 (40.20%) Azure
2 145 (35.98%) AWS
3 40 (9.93%) GCP
4 30 (7.44%) SaaS
5 28 (6.95%) PaaS
6 23 (5.71%) Serverless
7 20 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (4.22%) IaaS
9 11 (2.73%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (2.73%) Amazon S3
10 10 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (2.23%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.99%) GitHub
13 7 (1.74%) Office 365
14 6 (1.49%) Azure Functions
15 5 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.23%) Firewall
2 7 (1.74%) VPN
3 6 (1.49%) HTTP
4 4 (0.99%) Wireless
5 3 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) DHCP
6 2 (0.50%) DNS
6 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) PBX
7 1 (0.25%) PPTP
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.43%) Big Data
2 36 (8.93%) MySQL
3 29 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.47%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.24%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.24%) GIS
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.50%) HBase
11 2 (0.50%) Power BI
11 2 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 92 (22.83%) Jenkins
2 57 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 32 (7.94%) Selenium
4 30 (7.44%) Cucumber
5 23 (5.71%) JIRA
5 23 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 22 (5.46%) Maven
7 19 (4.71%) Visual Studio
8 16 (3.97%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.47%) Ant
9 14 (3.47%) GitLab
9 14 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.73%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (2.48%) JUnit
13 8 (1.99%) REST Assured
14 7 (1.74%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.49%) Gradle
15 6 (1.49%) HP UFT
15 6 (1.49%) MSBuild
General
1 96 (23.82%) Finance
2 39 (9.68%) Public Sector
3 26 (6.45%) Banking
4 11 (2.73%) Law
5 8 (1.99%) Legal
5 8 (1.99%) Retail
6 6 (1.49%) Games
7 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (33.00%) Developer
2 97 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (13.15%) .NET Developer
4 32 (7.94%) Software Engineer
5 31 (7.69%) Consultant
6 27 (6.70%) Senior DevOps
7 25 (6.20%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.21%) PHP Developer
9 21 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.47%) Architect
11 17 (4.22%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (3.72%) Test Consultant
14 14 (3.47%) .NET Software Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Junior
14 14 (3.47%) Principal Consultant
14 14 (3.47%) Test Automation Consultant
15 13 (3.23%) Development Engineer
15 13 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (27.54%) .NET
2 78 (19.35%) HTML
3 75 (18.61%) AngularJS
4 72 (17.87%) CSS
5 54 (13.40%) ASP.NET
6 50 (12.41%) React
7 49 (12.16%) .NET Core
8 42 (10.42%) HTML5
9 41 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (8.93%) .NET Framework
11 33 (8.19%) Node.js
12 30 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (6.95%) REST
14 25 (6.20%) Laravel
15 23 (5.71%) Web Services
16 21 (5.21%) jQuery
17 18 (4.47%) Elastic Stack
18 16 (3.97%) Entity Framework
19 14 (3.47%) RESTful
20 13 (3.23%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.95%) Public Cloud
2 24 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (5.96%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.98%) Blog
6 10 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.23%) Replication
7 9 (2.23%) User Experience
8 8 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.99%) Robotics
9 6 (1.49%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.49%) PMI
10 5 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.50%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.86%) Linux
2 37 (9.18%) Windows
3 23 (5.71%) Unix
4 8 (1.99%) Android
4 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.24%) CentOS
6 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) Debian
9 2 (0.50%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
2 76 (18.86%) Microservices
3 73 (18.11%) Software Engineering
4 69 (17.12%) Test Automation
5 60 (14.89%) TDD
6 52 (12.90%) BDD
7 50 (12.41%) MVC
8 42 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 37 (9.18%) Configuration Management
9 37 (9.18%) SDLC
10 35 (8.68%) Infrastructure as Code
11 34 (8.44%) Continuous Deployment
12 33 (8.19%) Analytics
12 33 (8.19%) Mobile Development
12 33 (8.19%) Scrum
13 32 (7.94%) Mentoring
14 30 (7.44%) Front End Development
14 30 (7.44%) Unit Testing
15 28 (6.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 121 (30.02%) JavaScript
2 103 (25.56%) SQL
3 102 (25.31%) Python
4 101 (25.06%) Java
5 96 (23.82%) C#
6 38 (9.43%) PowerShell
7 31 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.20%) PHP
9 25 (6.20%) Scala
9 25 (6.20%) TypeScript
10 24 (5.96%) Ruby
11 18 (4.47%) Go
12 17 (4.22%) Java 8
13 13 (3.23%) Perl
14 11 (2.73%) Kotlin
15 10 (2.48%) PL/SQL
16 9 (2.23%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.23%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.99%) C++
17 8 (1.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (4.71%) Degree
2 11 (2.73%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) HND
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.69%) QA
2 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 102 (25.31%) Docker
2 9 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.99%) Firmware
5 3 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.50%) HDFS
6 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.25%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) iptables
7 1 (0.25%) LXC
7 1 (0.25%) Postfix
7 1 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (19.11%) Kubernetes
2 62 (15.38%) Ansible
3 41 (10.17%) Terraform
4 39 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (8.19%) Puppet
6 7 (1.74%) Kibana
6 7 (1.74%) logstash
7 5 (1.24%) Consul
7 5 (1.24%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.24%) Rancher
8 3 (0.74%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.74%) Packer
8 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.50%) Ambari
9 2 (0.50%) Automic
9 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.50%) Graphite
9 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.50%) Oozie
9 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.46%) Oracle
3 15 (3.72%) Google
3 15 (3.72%) Splunk
3 15 (3.72%) VMware
4 12 (2.98%) Micro Focus
5 7 (1.74%) Apple
5 7 (1.74%) CyberArk
6 4 (0.99%) Cisco
6 4 (0.99%) ESRI
6 4 (0.99%) Hortonworks
6 4 (0.99%) IBM
6 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.99%) Symantec
7 3 (0.74%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.74%) Citrix
7 3 (0.74%) Juniper
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.50%) Tableau