Period
to

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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 913 563 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 16.22% 12.82% 11.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.66% 13.94% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 531 392 151
10th Percentile £39,837 £38,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,725 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £76,385 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,288
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.71% +1.26%

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 5,170 4,039 1,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.85% 91.94% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 2,596 1,202
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.55% +4.74% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,375 £69,975
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +4 590 £60,000 -4.00% 49
Glasgow 0 235 £55,000 +4.76% 57
West Lothian +11 15 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Aberdeen 0 12 £57,500 -11.54% 10
Fife -16 10 - - 1
Lanarkshire -19 9 £60,000 -14.29%
East Lothian - 6 - -
Shetland Islands - 2 - -
Dundee +4 1 £70,000 +27.27% 2
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 602 (65.94%) Agile
2 415 (45.45%) Azure
3 352 (38.55%) AWS
4 280 (30.67%) CI/CD
5 265 (29.03%) Java
6 264 (28.92%) Python
7 262 (28.70%) Software Engineering
8 260 (28.48%) Docker
9 257 (28.15%) Finance
10 248 (27.16%) Kubernetes
11 212 (23.22%) JavaScript
12 196 (21.47%) Mentoring
13 185 (20.26%) Scrum
14 176 (19.28%) Banking
15 175 (19.17%) React
16 174 (19.06%) Terraform
17 173 (18.95%) Microservices
18 165 (18.07%) Microsoft
19 158 (17.31%) Analytics
20 157 (17.20%) Test Automation
21 154 (16.87%) Linux
21 154 (16.87%) GCP
22 147 (16.10%) Jenkins
23 145 (15.88%) Azure DevOps
24 142 (15.55%) QA
25 140 (15.33%) SQL
26 137 (15.01%) C#
26 137 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
27 136 (14.90%) Infrastructure as Code
28 134 (14.68%) Containerisation

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 81 (8.87%) Confluence
2 16 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 7 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.77%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.44%) Drupal
5 3 (0.33%) CMS
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.22%) Apache
6 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.22%) Mendix
6 2 (0.22%) nginx
6 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Camunda
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) SAS
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Adobe XD
1 3 (0.33%) UXPin
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 415 (45.45%) Azure
2 352 (38.55%) AWS
3 154 (16.87%) GCP
4 145 (15.88%) Azure DevOps
5 69 (7.56%) SaaS
6 56 (6.13%) Serverless
7 43 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (4.71%) PaaS
8 30 (3.29%) GitHub
9 29 (3.18%) Power Platform
10 28 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 28 (3.07%) IaaS
11 27 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (1.86%) Azure Functions
14 15 (1.64%) Azure Service Bus
15 13 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (1.42%) Microsoft 365
16 12 (1.31%) Amazon S3
16 12 (1.31%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.18%) LAN
1 29 (3.18%) WAN
2 28 (3.07%) Internet
3 21 (2.30%) Firewall
4 16 (1.75%) 4G
4 16 (1.75%) 5G
4 16 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.31%) VPN
6 7 (0.77%) Broadband
6 7 (0.77%) DNS
7 6 (0.66%) BGP
7 6 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (0.66%) IOS XR
7 6 (0.66%) MPLS
8 5 (0.55%) HTTP
9 4 (0.44%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.33%) Network Security
10 3 (0.33%) VLAN
10 3 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.06%) Big Data
2 71 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 67 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 64 (7.01%) SQL Server
5 47 (5.15%) MySQL
6 43 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.63%) Redis
9 23 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.30%) Data Lake
11 18 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.97%) Power BI
11 18 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.88%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (0.88%) DynamoDB
13 8 (0.88%) Tableau
14 6 (0.66%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 147 (16.10%) Jenkins
2 125 (13.69%) Git (software)
3 124 (13.58%) JIRA
4 47 (5.15%) Postman
4 47 (5.15%) Selenium
5 41 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (3.07%) Bitbucket
6 28 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 25 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 25 (2.74%) GitLab
8 20 (2.19%) WebDriver
9 19 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.97%) Cypress.io
11 15 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
12 14 (1.53%) Pa11y
13 13 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (1.31%) ER Studio
14 12 (1.31%) ERwin
14 12 (1.31%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 257 (28.15%) Finance
2 176 (19.28%) Banking
3 111 (12.16%) Social Skills
4 99 (10.84%) Games
5 48 (5.26%) Public Sector
6 46 (5.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 40 (4.38%) Retail
8 27 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.64%) Law
9 15 (1.64%) Legal
10 13 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
10 13 (1.42%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (1.20%) Police
12 10 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.10%) Publishing
12 10 (1.10%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.99%) Marketing
13 9 (0.99%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.77%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 170 (18.62%) Developer
2 146 (15.99%) Software Engineer
3 144 (15.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 74 (8.11%) Trainee
5 61 (6.68%) Senior Developer
6 34 (3.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 32 (3.50%) Quality Engineer
7 32 (3.50%) Scrum Master
8 29 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (2.85%) Senior DevOps
9 26 (2.85%) Software Developer
10 23 (2.52%) Architect
10 23 (2.52%) Lead Software Engineer
10 23 (2.52%) Technical Design Authority
11 22 (2.41%) .NET Developer
12 21 (2.30%) AWS DevOps
12 21 (2.30%) Site Engineer
12 21 (2.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 19 (2.08%) JavaScript Engineer
13 19 (2.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (19.17%) React
2 115 (12.60%) Node.js
3 111 (12.16%) Spring
4 107 (11.72%) .NET
5 69 (7.56%) RESTful
6 67 (7.34%) HTML
6 67 (7.34%) Web Services
7 65 (7.12%) REST
8 62 (6.79%) AngularJS
9 52 (5.70%) CSS
10 42 (4.60%) XML
11 41 (4.49%) Middleware
12 39 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
13 38 (4.16%) Spring Boot
14 37 (4.05%) .NET Core
14 37 (4.05%) ASP.NET
15 30 (3.29%) JSON
16 29 (3.18%) HTML5
17 20 (2.19%) .NET Framework
17 20 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.76%) Algorithms
2 71 (7.78%) Public Cloud
3 49 (5.37%) Virtual Team
4 35 (3.83%) Cloud Native
5 33 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (2.19%) User Experience
8 19 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.64%) IoT
12 14 (1.53%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.42%) Clustering
13 13 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
14 10 (1.10%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.99%) Podcast
15 9 (0.99%) Video Editing
16 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (0.88%) Low-Code
17 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 154 (16.87%) Linux
2 76 (8.32%) Windows
3 51 (5.59%) Unix
4 21 (2.30%) Android
4 21 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.20%) zOS
7 9 (0.99%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.88%) Mesosphere
9 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.33%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (65.94%) Agile
2 280 (30.67%) CI/CD
3 262 (28.70%) Software Engineering
4 196 (21.47%) Mentoring
5 185 (20.26%) Scrum
6 173 (18.95%) Microservices
7 158 (17.31%) Analytics
8 157 (17.20%) Test Automation
9 137 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
10 136 (14.90%) Infrastructure as Code
11 134 (14.68%) Containerisation
12 128 (14.02%) SDLC
13 118 (12.92%) Cybersecurity
14 114 (12.49%) Full Stack Development
15 108 (11.83%) Kanban
16 101 (11.06%) TDD
17 99 (10.84%) Data Science
18 98 (10.73%) Collaborative Working
19 95 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
20 94 (10.30%) Customer Experience
Programming Languages
1 265 (29.03%) Java
2 264 (28.92%) Python
3 212 (23.22%) JavaScript
4 140 (15.33%) SQL
5 137 (15.01%) C#
6 65 (7.12%) Go
7 51 (5.59%) Bash
8 44 (4.82%) PowerShell
9 42 (4.60%) TypeScript
10 21 (2.30%) Groovy
11 19 (2.08%) R
11 19 (2.08%) Scala
12 15 (1.64%) Ruby
13 13 (1.42%) C
14 11 (1.20%) Kotlin
15 10 (1.10%) PHP
16 8 (0.88%) C++
17 7 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.66%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 91 (9.97%) AWS Certification
2 86 (9.42%) Azure Certification
3 40 (4.38%) Degree
4 22 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.66%) CCIE
8 4 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CISA
10 2 (0.22%) CISSP
10 2 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.22%) GIAC
10 2 (0.22%) MCSA
11 1 (0.11%) CCNA
11 1 (0.11%) CCSA
11 1 (0.11%) CCSE
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (15.55%) QA
2 31 (3.40%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.66%) GLP
5 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) NIST
7 2 (0.22%) GDPR
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 260 (28.48%) Docker
2 27 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) RACF
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 248 (27.16%) Kubernetes
2 174 (19.06%) Terraform
3 107 (11.72%) Ansible
4 31 (3.40%) Puppet
5 29 (3.18%) Prometheus
6 27 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (2.19%) ZABBIX
8 19 (2.08%) Grafana
8 19 (2.08%) Kibana
9 18 (1.97%) logstash
10 10 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (1.10%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.99%) Istio
12 8 (0.88%) Automic
12 8 (0.88%) Consul
13 6 (0.66%) SQL Sentry
14 5 (0.55%) Packer
15 3 (0.33%) AirWatch
15 3 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
16 1 (0.11%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 165 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.26%) Google
3 31 (3.40%) Cisco
4 26 (2.85%) Splunk
5 23 (2.52%) Dynatrace
6 18 (1.97%) VMware
7 17 (1.86%) Oracle
8 16 (1.75%) Hitachi
9 11 (1.20%) Adobe
9 11 (1.20%) MuleSoft
10 9 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.88%) CA
11 8 (0.88%) Okta
12 7 (0.77%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.66%) Charles River
13 6 (0.66%) Fortinet
13 6 (0.66%) Hotjar
13 6 (0.66%) Palo Alto
13 6 (0.66%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.55%) Red Hat