Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 20 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 +43
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 275 589 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 10.67% 10.72% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 11.44% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 194 339 187
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +9.29% -8.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,901 £32,300
90th Percentile £74,625 £76,031 £75,000
UK median annual salary £63,288 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +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 2,353 5,150 5,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.27% 93.70% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 3,362 3,714
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
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% +3.09%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -4 144 £53,500 +7.00% 16
Glasgow +9 112 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Aberdeen +5 7 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Dundee -2 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Lothian +13 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Stirling +4 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £54,750 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (40.36%) Azure
2 111 (40.36%) AWS
3 87 (31.64%) Python
4 86 (31.27%) Docker
5 77 (28.00%) Java
6 76 (27.64%) Linux
7 73 (26.55%) JavaScript
8 72 (26.18%) .NET
9 71 (25.82%) SQL
10 64 (23.27%) C#
11 63 (22.91%) Kubernetes
12 55 (20.00%) Finance
13 52 (18.91%) Jenkins
14 50 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (17.82%) Software Engineering
15 49 (17.82%) Microservices
16 44 (16.00%) Test Automation
16 44 (16.00%) Git (software)
16 44 (16.00%) HTML
17 41 (14.91%) AngularJS
17 41 (14.91%) Ansible
18 40 (14.55%) CSS
18 40 (14.55%) Windows
18 40 (14.55%) Microsoft
19 36 (13.09%) GCP
20 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET
21 34 (12.36%) SQL Server
21 34 (12.36%) Infrastructure as Code
22 32 (11.64%) Terraform

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 9 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.45%) Apache
3 4 (1.45%) ArcGIS
3 4 (1.45%) Confluence
4 3 (1.09%) Gluu
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Mingle
1 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 111 (40.36%) AWS
1 111 (40.36%) Azure
2 36 (13.09%) GCP
3 24 (8.73%) SaaS
4 19 (6.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (6.55%) PaaS
6 15 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (5.45%) Serverless
7 12 (4.36%) GitHub
8 10 (3.64%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (3.64%) IaaS
9 9 (3.27%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.27%) OpenShift
10 6 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.82%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.82%) NuGet
12 4 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) Firewall
2 5 (1.82%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) Network Security
3 4 (1.45%) VPN
3 4 (1.45%) WAN
4 3 (1.09%) HTTP
4 3 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.09%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.09%) SSL
4 3 (1.09%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.73%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.73%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) PBX
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.09%) MySQL
3 14 (5.09%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.36%) Big Data
5 11 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.82%) GIS
7 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.45%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) Ingres
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (18.91%) Jenkins
2 44 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.45%) Selenium
4 22 (8.00%) GitLab
5 16 (5.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (5.45%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.73%) JIRA
8 12 (4.36%) Maven
9 10 (3.64%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.27%) REST Assured
10 9 (3.27%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.91%) Gradle
12 7 (2.55%) IBM UrbanCode
12 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.18%) Travis CI
14 5 (1.82%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.82%) HP UFT
15 4 (1.45%) Vagrant
16 3 (1.09%) Artifactory
16 3 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 55 (20.00%) Finance
2 21 (7.64%) Banking
3 17 (6.18%) Law
4 8 (2.91%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.55%) Legal
6 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (26.55%) Developer
3 34 (12.36%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.18%) Software Engineer
5 21 (7.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (6.18%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (5.09%) Architect
8 14 (5.09%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.73%) IT Support
10 12 (4.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.00%) Consultant
11 11 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) IT Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) Lead Software Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.18%) .NET
2 44 (16.00%) HTML
3 41 (14.91%) AngularJS
4 40 (14.55%) CSS
5 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET
6 31 (11.27%) Web Services
7 29 (10.55%) React
8 28 (10.18%) .NET Core
9 27 (9.82%) REST
10 25 (9.09%) HTML5
11 24 (8.73%) .NET Framework
11 24 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (8.73%) Node.js
12 21 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (6.91%) Elastic Stack
14 16 (5.82%) GraphQL
15 11 (4.00%) Entity Framework
15 11 (4.00%) Spring
16 10 (3.64%) React Native
16 10 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.45%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.27%) User Experience
5 6 (2.18%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.18%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.82%) PMI
6 5 (1.82%) Replication
7 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.73%) Life Science
9 2 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.64%) Linux
2 40 (14.55%) Windows
3 15 (5.45%) Unix
4 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.18%) Mesosphere
5 6 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.82%) Android
6 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.82%) CentOS
7 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.09%) Debian
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (17.82%) Microservices
3 49 (17.82%) Software Engineering
4 44 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 34 (12.36%) Infrastructure as Code
6 31 (11.27%) Analytics
6 31 (11.27%) Configuration Management
6 31 (11.27%) Mobile Development
7 28 (10.18%) BDD
8 27 (9.82%) MVC
9 24 (8.73%) Scrum
10 23 (8.36%) Mentoring
10 23 (8.36%) TDD
11 22 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 19 (6.91%) Web Development
13 18 (6.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 16 (5.82%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (5.82%) Open Source
15 15 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (31.64%) Python
2 77 (28.00%) Java
3 73 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 71 (25.82%) SQL
5 64 (23.27%) C#
6 26 (9.45%) Bash Shell
7 24 (8.73%) PowerShell
8 20 (7.27%) Perl
9 17 (6.18%) TypeScript
10 16 (5.82%) Scala
11 15 (5.45%) Go
11 15 (5.45%) PHP
12 13 (4.73%) Kotlin
13 10 (3.64%) Apple Swift
13 10 (3.64%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.27%) Dart
14 9 (3.27%) Ruby
15 7 (2.55%) Clojure
15 7 (2.55%) Groovy
16 5 (1.82%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 24 (8.73%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.09%) CCNA
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.36%) HNC
6 1 (0.36%) HND
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (31.27%) Docker
2 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.09%) iptables
4 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.73%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (22.91%) Kubernetes
2 41 (14.91%) Ansible
3 32 (11.64%) Terraform
4 29 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (10.55%) Puppet
5 10 (3.64%) Prometheus
6 9 (3.27%) Consul
7 6 (2.18%) Automic
8 5 (1.82%) Packer
9 4 (1.45%) Kibana
9 4 (1.45%) logstash
9 4 (1.45%) Nagios
10 3 (1.09%) Munin
10 3 (1.09%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.73%) Grafana
11 2 (0.73%) Graphite
11 2 (0.73%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.18%) Google
3 15 (5.45%) Oracle
4 14 (5.09%) IBM
5 13 (4.73%) AppDynamics
6 11 (4.00%) Dynatrace
7 10 (3.64%) VMware
8 9 (3.27%) Splunk
9 4 (1.45%) Cisco
9 4 (1.45%) Citrix
9 4 (1.45%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.45%) ESRI
10 3 (1.09%) Apple
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Juniper
10 3 (1.09%) Lets Encrypt
10 3 (1.09%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.09%) SAP
11 2 (0.73%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.73%) Red Hat