Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 12 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 +28
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 223 654 350
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.96% 12.77% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.34% 13.65% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 180 357 173
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,700 £33,450 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 1,454 4,791 5,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.05% 93.57% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 989 2,982 3,431
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.66%
10th Percentile £32,250 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Glasgow +8 103 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Edinburgh -4 91 £53,500 +5.48% 33
Dundee +1 11 £42,500 -8.11% 2
Aberdeen +22 5 £60,000 +26.32% 2
West Lothian +11 2 £50,000 +33.33%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £54,750 -
Fife +14 1 £42,500 -22.73%
Stirling -3 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Moray - 1 £26,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £55,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 93 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
1 93 (41.70%) Azure
2 86 (38.57%) AWS
3 78 (34.98%) Linux
4 69 (30.94%) Java
5 66 (29.60%) Python
6 65 (29.15%) Docker
7 55 (24.66%) SQL
8 49 (21.97%) Kubernetes
9 43 (19.28%) Software Engineering
10 42 (18.83%) Jenkins
11 41 (18.39%) .NET
12 39 (17.49%) Git (software)
13 37 (16.59%) JavaScript
14 36 (16.14%) C#
14 36 (16.14%) GCP
15 35 (15.70%) Test Automation
16 34 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
16 34 (15.25%) Terraform
16 34 (15.25%) Windows
16 34 (15.25%) Finance
16 34 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (14.80%) Ansible
18 31 (13.90%) Microservices
18 31 (13.90%) Bash Shell
19 29 (13.00%) Web Services
20 27 (12.11%) Puppet
21 26 (11.66%) AngularJS
21 26 (11.66%) Configuration Management
22 25 (11.21%) Infrastructure as Code

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 8 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.24%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.79%) Confluence
3 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.35%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) Gluu
5 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 93 (41.70%) Azure
2 86 (38.57%) AWS
3 36 (16.14%) GCP
4 17 (7.62%) SaaS
5 15 (6.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.04%) GitHub
8 8 (3.59%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (3.59%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.59%) OpenShift
8 8 (3.59%) PaaS
8 8 (3.59%) Serverless
9 7 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.24%) NuGet
11 4 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.79%) IaaS
11 4 (1.79%) Office 365
12 2 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.90%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.48%) Firewall
2 8 (3.59%) VPN
3 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.79%) Network Security
4 4 (1.79%) SSL
4 4 (1.79%) WAN
5 3 (1.35%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.90%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.90%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.45%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.07%) MySQL
3 15 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.93%) Hadoop
4 11 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.48%) Big Data
6 5 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.79%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) Essbase
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 42 (18.83%) Jenkins
2 39 (17.49%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.62%) GitLab
3 17 (7.62%) Selenium
4 11 (4.93%) Maven
4 11 (4.93%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.48%) JIRA
6 8 (3.59%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.59%) Travis CI
7 7 (3.14%) Gradle
8 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.24%) REST Assured
9 4 (1.79%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.79%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.79%) FishEye
9 4 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (15.25%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Banking
2 12 (5.38%) Law
3 7 (3.14%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.24%) Games
5 3 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (30.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (19.28%) Developer
3 18 (8.07%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (7.17%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.83%) Architect
6 12 (5.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.38%) IT Support
6 12 (5.38%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.93%) .NET Developer
7 11 (4.93%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) Monitoring Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) IT Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.39%) .NET
2 29 (13.00%) Web Services
3 26 (11.66%) AngularJS
4 19 (8.52%) React
5 18 (8.07%) ASP.NET
6 16 (7.17%) HTML
7 15 (6.73%) CSS
7 15 (6.73%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (6.28%) .NET Core
8 14 (6.28%) Node.js
8 14 (6.28%) Spring
9 8 (3.59%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.59%) GraphQL
9 8 (3.59%) HTML5
9 8 (3.59%) Kafka
9 8 (3.59%) REST
10 7 (3.14%) Vue.js
11 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET Core
11 6 (2.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.69%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.69%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.24%) User Experience
6 4 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.90%) Life Science
8 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
8 2 (0.90%) Replication
9 1 (0.45%) FMCG
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.98%) Linux
2 34 (15.25%) Windows
3 10 (4.48%) Unix
4 8 (3.59%) Mesosphere
4 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.90%) Android
7 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Debian
7 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.28%) Software Engineering
3 35 (15.70%) Test Automation
4 34 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.90%) Microservices
6 26 (11.66%) Configuration Management
7 25 (11.21%) Infrastructure as Code
8 20 (8.97%) Scrum
9 17 (7.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 17 (7.62%) Open Source
10 16 (7.17%) BDD
11 14 (6.28%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (6.28%) Web Development
12 13 (5.83%) MVC
12 13 (5.83%) OO
12 13 (5.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 13 (5.83%) Task Automation
13 12 (5.38%) Analytics
13 12 (5.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.94%) Java
2 66 (29.60%) Python
3 55 (24.66%) SQL
4 37 (16.59%) JavaScript
5 36 (16.14%) C#
6 31 (13.90%) Bash Shell
7 22 (9.87%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.17%) Perl
9 14 (6.28%) Go
10 11 (4.93%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.48%) PHP
12 7 (3.14%) Groovy
12 7 (3.14%) Ruby
12 7 (3.14%) Scala
13 6 (2.69%) F#
13 6 (2.69%) Kotlin
14 5 (2.24%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.24%) Dart
14 5 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (10.31%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) CCNA
3 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.45%) HNC
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.97%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (29.15%) Docker
2 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) Firmware
4 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.90%) iptables
5 2 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (21.97%) Kubernetes
2 34 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (15.25%) Terraform
3 33 (14.80%) Ansible
4 27 (12.11%) Puppet
5 9 (4.04%) Prometheus
6 8 (3.59%) Automic
6 8 (3.59%) Consul
7 2 (0.90%) Kibana
7 2 (0.90%) logstash
7 2 (0.90%) Munin
7 2 (0.90%) Nagios
7 2 (0.90%) OSSEC
7 2 (0.90%) Packer
7 2 (0.90%) Rancher
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.90%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.90%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.90%) vRealize
7 2 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.17%) Google
3 12 (5.38%) IBM
4 10 (4.48%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.48%) Dynatrace
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle
6 8 (3.59%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.59%) Splunk
6 8 (3.59%) VMware
7 6 (2.69%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.79%) Cisco
8 4 (1.79%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.35%) Citrix
9 3 (1.35%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.35%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.35%) SAP
10 2 (0.90%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.90%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.90%) Lets Encrypt
10 2 (0.90%) Zend