Period
to 20 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 82 106
Rank change year-on-year +47 +24 +67
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 413 138 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.22% 2.80% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 3.02% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 179 60 67
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,125 £67,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 5,315 4,568 5,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.95% 92.54% 92.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,583 2,899 3,201
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,050 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +47 238 £45,000 -18.18% 41
Glasgow +48 159 £52,500 +14.75% 10
West Lothian - 9 £37,500 - 1
Dundee +5 3 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 -
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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.

1 196 (47.46%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (41.40%) Linux
3 168 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (38.74%) Python
5 156 (37.77%) Ansible
6 130 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 128 (30.99%) Jenkins
8 111 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
8 111 (26.88%) Java
9 95 (23.00%) Windows
10 93 (22.52%) Puppet
11 91 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
12 84 (20.34%) Git (software)
13 82 (19.85%) Docker
14 78 (18.89%) Software Engineering
15 74 (17.92%) Finance
16 66 (15.98%) Unix
17 62 (15.01%) Continuous Delivery
18 61 (14.77%) SQL
19 54 (13.08%) SaaS
20 53 (12.83%) Subversion
21 52 (12.59%) Google Cloud Platform
22 51 (12.35%) Microservices
23 50 (12.11%) Test Automation
23 50 (12.11%) Scrum
24 49 (11.86%) Terraform
25 48 (11.62%) JIRA
26 47 (11.38%) PaaS
27 46 (11.14%) Open Source
28 45 (10.90%) IaaS

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 15 (3.63%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.42%) SAS
3 9 (2.18%) Confluence
4 8 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.21%) Apache
6 5 (1.21%) JBoss
7 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.73%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.48%) WildFly
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
10 1 (0.24%) Jetty
10 1 (0.24%) nginx
10 1 (0.24%) Tornado
10 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Mingle
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 196 (47.46%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (13.08%) SaaS
4 52 (12.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 47 (11.38%) PaaS
6 45 (10.90%) IaaS
7 28 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.66%) GitHub
9 9 (2.18%) NuGet
10 8 (1.94%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.45%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.97%) Office 365
14 3 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.48%) Serverless
16 1 (0.24%) Heroku
16 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.54%) Firewall
2 9 (2.18%) SAN
3 8 (1.94%) HTTP
3 8 (1.94%) LAN
4 6 (1.45%) DNS
4 6 (1.45%) Network Security
5 5 (1.21%) Internet
6 4 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.97%) SSL
6 4 (0.97%) VPN
6 4 (0.97%) WAN
7 3 (0.73%) DHCP
8 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.24%) AMQP
9 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.20%) NoSQL
2 26 (6.30%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.57%) DB2
4 22 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 21 (5.08%) Big Data
6 18 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (3.15%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.45%) MySQL
14 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (30.99%) Jenkins
2 84 (20.34%) Git (software)
3 53 (12.83%) Subversion
4 48 (11.62%) JIRA
5 43 (10.41%) GoCD
6 35 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (8.23%) Maven
8 30 (7.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (6.30%) IBM UrbanCode
10 25 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (5.81%) TeamCity
12 21 (5.08%) Artifactory
13 19 (4.60%) GitLab
14 16 (3.87%) Selenium
15 14 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (3.15%) SonarQube
16 13 (3.15%) Vagrant
17 12 (2.91%) JUnit
18 9 (2.18%) Bugzilla
18 9 (2.18%) Ranorex
General
1 74 (17.92%) Finance
2 13 (3.15%) Banking
3 6 (1.45%) Advertising
4 4 (0.97%) Games
5 3 (0.73%) Retail
6 2 (0.48%) Legal
6 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (31.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (12.35%) Architect
3 49 (11.86%) Consultant
4 48 (11.62%) Senior DevOps
5 41 (9.93%) Developer
6 35 (8.47%) Software Engineer
7 31 (7.51%) DevOps Consultant
8 28 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
8 28 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (6.05%) Senior Consultant
9 25 (6.05%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 23 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.87%) Lead DevOps
12 13 (3.15%) Scrum Master
13 12 (2.91%) Development Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Java Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Software Architect
14 11 (2.66%) Java Developer
14 11 (2.66%) Software Developer
14 11 (2.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.72%) Elastic Stack
2 30 (7.26%) .NET
3 27 (6.54%) HTML
4 22 (5.33%) Spring
5 21 (5.08%) JSON
6 20 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 19 (4.60%) Hibernate
8 17 (4.12%) React
9 16 (3.87%) CSS
9 16 (3.87%) Web Services
10 15 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (3.39%) HTML5
11 14 (3.39%) Spring Boot
12 13 (3.15%) ASP.NET
13 11 (2.66%) Node.js
14 9 (2.18%) Django
15 8 (1.94%) jQuery
16 7 (1.69%) Symfony
17 6 (1.45%) REST
17 6 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.36%) Enterprise Cloud
4 18 (4.36%) User Experience
5 16 (3.87%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.91%) DataPower
7 11 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.42%) Robotics
9 9 (2.18%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.94%) Clustering
10 8 (1.94%) Replication
11 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.21%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.21%) Fintech
12 5 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 171 (41.40%) Linux
2 95 (23.00%) Windows
3 66 (15.98%) Unix
4 34 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.15%) AIX
6 13 (3.15%) CentOS
7 12 (2.91%) Solaris
8 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.42%) HPUX
9 9 (2.18%) Debian
10 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.48%) Android
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
3 78 (18.89%) Software Engineering
4 62 (15.01%) Continuous Delivery
5 51 (12.35%) Microservices
6 50 (12.11%) Scrum
6 50 (12.11%) Test Automation
7 46 (11.14%) Open Source
8 37 (8.96%) Configuration Management
9 35 (8.47%) Project Management
10 33 (7.99%) SDLC
11 31 (7.51%) Change Management
12 30 (7.26%) Migration
12 30 (7.26%) TDD
13 25 (6.05%) Business Analysis
13 25 (6.05%) Customer Engagement
14 23 (5.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 23 (5.57%) Load Balancing
15 21 (5.08%) Coaching
16 20 (4.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 160 (38.74%) Python
2 111 (26.88%) Java
3 61 (14.77%) SQL
4 44 (10.65%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.93%) Bash Shell
6 40 (9.69%) Ruby
7 39 (9.44%) PowerShell
8 37 (8.96%) C#
9 35 (8.47%) C++
10 27 (6.54%) PHP
11 16 (3.87%) Java 8
12 11 (2.66%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.94%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.45%) Scala
16 5 (1.21%) Go
16 5 (1.21%) Perl
17 2 (0.48%) C
18 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (4.60%) Degree
2 14 (3.39%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.73%) CAPM
4 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.73%) PMP
5 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.41%) GCP
2 22 (5.33%) QA
3 5 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (19.85%) Docker
2 13 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.73%) vSphere
5 3 (0.73%) Xen
5 3 (0.73%) XenServer
6 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.24%) HDFS
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.24%) LXC
7 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 156 (37.77%) Ansible
2 93 (22.52%) Puppet
3 91 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (11.86%) Terraform
5 33 (7.99%) Kubernetes
6 29 (7.02%) Consul
6 29 (7.02%) Rundeck
7 14 (3.39%) Tivoli
8 11 (2.66%) Packer
9 10 (2.42%) Nagios
9 10 (2.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 9 (2.18%) Graphite
10 9 (2.18%) HAProxy
10 9 (2.18%) Icinga
11 5 (1.21%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.97%) yum
13 3 (0.73%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.48%) Cacti
14 2 (0.48%) Munin
14 2 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (7.99%) VMware
2 31 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.51%) Oracle
3 30 (7.26%) RedGate
3 30 (7.26%) Splunk
4 28 (6.78%) Google
5 25 (6.05%) Delphix
5 25 (6.05%) ServiceNow
6 18 (4.36%) IBM
7 13 (3.15%) Sybase
8 11 (2.66%) Cisco
8 11 (2.66%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.42%) Hitachi
9 10 (2.42%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.69%) New Relic
11 6 (1.45%) F5
12 5 (1.21%) Citrix
12 5 (1.21%) HP
12 5 (1.21%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.21%) Veeam