Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 107
Rank change year-on-year +14 +40 +81
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 264 169 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.68% 3.30% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 3.61% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 132 101 109
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -14.14% +14.45%
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,178 £32,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -7 127 £50,000 +13.64% 14
Glasgow +38 124 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Dundee - 5 £26,250 -
Fife +3 2 £45,000 -2.17%
Falkirk - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £46,250 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 121 (45.83%) Linux
2 104 (39.39%) Java
3 102 (38.64%) Python
4 101 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
6 76 (28.79%) Jenkins
6 76 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 71 (26.89%) Windows
8 63 (23.86%) Test Automation
9 62 (23.48%) Finance
10 60 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
12 55 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 54 (20.45%) Puppet
14 53 (20.08%) Git (software)
14 53 (20.08%) C#
15 52 (19.70%) Ansible
16 51 (19.32%) Configuration Management
17 49 (18.56%) Docker
18 48 (18.18%) SQL
19 47 (17.80%) Maven
20 45 (17.05%) Open Source
21 42 (15.91%) C++
21 42 (15.91%) .NET
22 40 (15.15%) Web Services
23 39 (14.77%) JavaScript
24 38 (14.39%) Selenium
25 34 (12.88%) Microservices
25 34 (12.88%) Ruby
26 32 (12.12%) Scrum

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 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.68%) Apache
2 15 (5.68%) IIS
3 10 (3.79%) JBoss
4 8 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.89%) Confluence
6 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.14%) nginx
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.76%) CMS
8 2 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 91 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.79%) iPaaS
6 9 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.03%) OpenShift
8 7 (2.65%) IaaS
8 7 (2.65%) Office 365
8 7 (2.65%) PaaS
8 7 (2.65%) SaaS
9 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.14%) GitHub
10 3 (1.14%) npm
10 3 (1.14%) Serverless
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.76%) Heroku
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.47%) Firewall
2 16 (6.06%) DNS
2 16 (6.06%) SMTP
3 15 (5.68%) HTTP
4 14 (5.30%) SSL
5 10 (3.79%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.41%) IPsec
7 7 (2.65%) VoIP
8 5 (1.89%) IMAP
8 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.89%) LDAP
8 5 (1.89%) VPN
9 3 (1.14%) Internet
9 3 (1.14%) SSH
10 2 (0.76%) DHCP
10 2 (0.76%) FTP
10 2 (0.76%) LAN
10 2 (0.76%) SNMP
10 2 (0.76%) Telnet
10 2 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 29 (10.98%) NoSQL
3 26 (9.85%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.20%) SQL Server
5 17 (6.44%) MySQL
6 11 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.79%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (3.79%) SAP HANA
8 9 (3.41%) Redis
9 8 (3.03%) DB2
9 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.65%) Big Data
11 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.76%) DocumentDB
15 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 76 (28.79%) Jenkins
2 53 (20.08%) Git (software)
3 47 (17.80%) Maven
4 38 (14.39%) Selenium
5 32 (12.12%) Artifactory
6 31 (11.74%) NuGet
7 29 (10.98%) Bugzilla
7 29 (10.98%) CMake
7 29 (10.98%) MSBuild
7 29 (10.98%) Phabricator
7 29 (10.98%) Ranorex
7 29 (10.98%) SonarQube
8 22 (8.33%) Vagrant
9 19 (7.20%) JIRA
10 13 (4.92%) Gradle
10 13 (4.92%) JUnit
10 13 (4.92%) TeamCity
11 12 (4.55%) Cucumber
12 11 (4.17%) GoCD
13 10 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (23.48%) Finance
2 17 (6.44%) Banking
3 8 (3.03%) Games
4 5 (1.89%) Advertising
4 5 (1.89%) Marketing
4 5 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Law
5 3 (1.14%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (32.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (18.18%) Developer
3 36 (13.64%) Senior DevOps
4 32 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 31 (11.74%) Test Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
7 23 (8.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 18 (6.82%) Lead DevOps
9 17 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.06%) Architect
11 15 (5.68%) Consultant
12 12 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
13 11 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.17%) Technical Architect
14 10 (3.79%) Integration Architect
14 10 (3.79%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.91%) .NET
2 40 (15.15%) Web Services
3 24 (9.09%) Spring
4 20 (7.58%) AngularJS
4 20 (7.58%) RESTful
5 17 (6.44%) REST
6 15 (5.68%) HTML
6 15 (5.68%) Node.js
7 14 (5.30%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.55%) CSS
8 12 (4.55%) React
9 10 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (3.79%) HTML5
10 9 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (3.41%) JSON
11 8 (3.03%) CSS3
11 8 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (3.03%) Spring Boot
12 7 (2.65%) jQuery
12 7 (2.65%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Robotics
2 14 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.65%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.52%) Equities
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.76%) Fintech
8 2 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.38%) DataPower
9 1 (0.38%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 121 (45.83%) Linux
2 71 (26.89%) Windows
3 32 (12.12%) Unix
4 29 (10.98%) Debian
5 19 (7.20%) CentOS
5 19 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 12 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.52%) Android
9 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.38%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.86%) Test Automation
3 60 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 51 (19.32%) Configuration Management
6 45 (17.05%) Open Source
7 34 (12.88%) Microservices
8 32 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 32 (12.12%) Scrum
9 30 (11.36%) Innovative Thinking
9 30 (11.36%) TDD
9 30 (11.36%) Unit Testing
10 24 (9.09%) SDET
11 21 (7.95%) SDLC
11 21 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.58%) ITIL
12 20 (7.58%) Migration
13 19 (7.20%) MVC
14 17 (6.44%) High Availability
14 17 (6.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 104 (39.39%) Java
2 102 (38.64%) Python
3 53 (20.08%) C#
4 48 (18.18%) SQL
5 42 (15.91%) C++
6 39 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 34 (12.88%) Ruby
8 30 (11.36%) Bash Shell
9 28 (10.61%) Perl
9 28 (10.61%) PowerShell
10 27 (10.23%) PHP
11 9 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.76%) C
13 2 (0.76%) ES6
13 2 (0.76%) Scala
13 2 (0.76%) VBScript
14 1 (0.38%) Clojure
14 1 (0.38%) Groovy
14 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Degree
2 18 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.65%) RHCE
4 6 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) QA
2 10 (3.79%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.89%) GCP
4 2 (0.76%) PMO
4 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 49 (18.56%) Docker
2 11 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.52%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) LXC
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.76%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 56 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (20.45%) Puppet
3 52 (19.70%) Ansible
4 21 (7.95%) Nagios
5 18 (6.82%) Packer
6 12 (4.55%) Terraform
7 11 (4.17%) Kubernetes
7 11 (4.17%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.79%) Grafana
9 8 (3.03%) CFEngine
10 7 (2.65%) Capistrano
10 7 (2.65%) Rundeck
11 6 (2.27%) Graphite
12 5 (1.89%) Consul
12 5 (1.89%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.89%) Icinga
13 4 (1.52%) SCCM
13 4 (1.52%) yum
14 3 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.76%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 32 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.06%) Oracle
2 16 (6.06%) VMware
3 13 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.55%) Google
5 10 (3.79%) SAP
6 8 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.65%) Splunk
7 7 (2.65%) Sybase
7 7 (2.65%) Zend
8 6 (2.27%) Perforce
9 5 (1.89%) RedGate
10 4 (1.52%) F5
10 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.14%) HP
11 3 (1.14%) IBM
11 3 (1.14%) Nintex
12 2 (0.76%) Apigee
12 2 (0.76%) Cisco
12 2 (0.76%) Twitter