Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 70 78
Rank change year-on-year +35 +8 +92
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 375 196 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.84% 3.68% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 3.98% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 161 75 90
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,400
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 5,098 4,923 5,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.93% 92.54% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,388 3,061 3,130
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +35 212 £45,000 -10.00% 36
Glasgow +32 145 £55,000 +15.18% 25
West Lothian - 7 £42,500 - 2
Dundee +4 3 - -
Perth and Kinross -1 3 £47,500 -15.93%
South Lanarkshire -3 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 5
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 174 (46.40%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (43.47%) Linux
3 156 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (38.93%) Python
4 146 (38.93%) Ansible
5 130 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 125 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (30.67%) Jenkins
8 95 (25.33%) Java
9 94 (25.07%) Git (software)
10 89 (23.73%) Puppet
11 88 (23.47%) Opscode Chef
12 86 (22.93%) Finance
13 77 (20.53%) Unix
14 71 (18.93%) Software Engineering
15 70 (18.67%) Windows
16 60 (16.00%) Microservices
17 59 (15.73%) Subversion
18 58 (15.47%) Docker
19 56 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
19 56 (14.93%) SQL
20 50 (13.33%) Terraform
21 48 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
22 47 (12.53%) PowerShell
23 45 (12.00%) Open Source
24 44 (11.73%) SaaS
24 44 (11.73%) JIRA
24 44 (11.73%) Configuration Management
25 42 (11.20%) Microsoft
26 41 (10.93%) 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 11 (2.93%) Apache
2 10 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.40%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.60%) JBoss
5 5 (1.33%) CloudStack
5 5 (1.33%) Confluence
6 4 (1.07%) IIS
6 4 (1.07%) SAS
6 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.07%) WildFly
7 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) CICS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 174 (46.40%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (11.73%) SaaS
4 40 (10.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 31 (8.27%) PaaS
6 30 (8.00%) IaaS
7 24 (6.40%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.13%) Office 365
9 7 (1.87%) CloudFront
9 7 (1.87%) GitHub
10 4 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.07%) Datadog
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.53%) npm
12 2 (0.53%) NuGet
12 2 (0.53%) Serverless
13 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.67%) Firewall
2 10 (2.67%) LAN
3 7 (1.87%) HTTP
3 7 (1.87%) VPN
4 6 (1.60%) WAN
5 5 (1.33%) Network Security
6 4 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.07%) DNS
6 4 (1.07%) Internet
6 4 (1.07%) SAN
7 2 (0.53%) DHCP
7 2 (0.53%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) Modbus
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) VLAN
8 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 26 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 25 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.07%) Big Data
5 18 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.53%) DB2
7 14 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.47%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.60%) MySQL
12 5 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.07%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 115 (30.67%) Jenkins
2 94 (25.07%) Git (software)
3 59 (15.73%) Subversion
4 48 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (11.73%) JIRA
6 39 (10.40%) GoCD
7 31 (8.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (7.20%) Maven
9 26 (6.93%) TeamCity
10 25 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (6.67%) IBM UrbanCode
11 20 (5.33%) GitLab
12 16 (4.27%) Selenium
13 15 (4.00%) Artifactory
14 13 (3.47%) JUnit
14 13 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (3.47%) Vagrant
15 10 (2.67%) LoadRunner
15 10 (2.67%) Visual Studio
16 9 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 86 (22.93%) Finance
2 21 (5.60%) Banking
3 4 (1.07%) Advertising
4 3 (0.80%) Billing
4 3 (0.80%) Games
5 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.53%) Legal
5 2 (0.53%) Marketing
5 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Law
6 1 (0.27%) Local Government
6 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (35.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (15.20%) Senior DevOps
3 46 (12.27%) Architect
4 40 (10.67%) Developer
5 30 (8.00%) Consultant
6 28 (7.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 27 (7.20%) Software Engineer
8 26 (6.93%) DevOps Consultant
9 25 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
10 24 (6.40%) Senior Consultant
10 24 (6.40%) Senior DevOps Consultant
11 14 (3.73%) Automation Engineer
11 14 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (3.73%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.47%) Java Engineer
13 12 (3.20%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.93%) Python Engineer
14 11 (2.93%) Software Architect
14 11 (2.93%) Strategy Architect
15 10 (2.67%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.93%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (9.07%) .NET
3 29 (7.73%) HTML
4 23 (6.13%) JSON
5 19 (5.07%) React
5 19 (5.07%) Spring
6 18 (4.80%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.80%) ASP.NET
7 17 (4.53%) CSS
7 17 (4.53%) HTML5
8 16 (4.27%) Hibernate
9 14 (3.73%) Web Services
10 13 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (3.47%) Spring Boot
11 10 (2.67%) Node.js
12 8 (2.13%) RESTful
13 7 (1.87%) jQuery
14 6 (1.60%) Django
14 6 (1.60%) Kafka
14 6 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.07%) User Experience
3 18 (4.80%) Enterprise Cloud
4 17 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.20%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.40%) DataPower
9 8 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.87%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.87%) Fintech
10 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.53%) Blog
13 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.53%) FMCG
13 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 163 (43.47%) Linux
2 77 (20.53%) Unix
3 70 (18.67%) Windows
4 31 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.00%) CentOS
5 15 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.60%) AIX
8 5 (1.33%) Solaris
8 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.07%) HPUX
10 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (18.93%) Software Engineering
4 60 (16.00%) Microservices
5 56 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 45 (12.00%) Open Source
7 44 (11.73%) Configuration Management
8 41 (10.93%) Scrum
9 36 (9.60%) Project Management
10 35 (9.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 35 (9.33%) SDLC
11 30 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 29 (7.73%) TDD
13 28 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (6.67%) Business Analysis
15 24 (6.40%) Customer Engagement
16 23 (6.13%) Change Management
17 22 (5.87%) Migration
18 20 (5.33%) Analytics
18 20 (5.33%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 146 (38.93%) Python
2 95 (25.33%) Java
3 56 (14.93%) SQL
4 47 (12.53%) PowerShell
5 40 (10.67%) C#
6 39 (10.40%) Bash Shell
6 39 (10.40%) JavaScript
7 34 (9.07%) Ruby
8 18 (4.80%) PHP
9 17 (4.53%) C++
10 15 (4.00%) Java 8
11 11 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.87%) Scala
13 5 (1.33%) Go
13 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.33%) Perl
14 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.53%) C
15 2 (0.53%) COBOL
16 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (4.53%) Degree
2 8 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.27%) CCNP
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.53%) GCP
2 9 (2.40%) QA
3 4 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (15.47%) Docker
2 9 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.33%) vSphere
3 5 (1.33%) Xen
3 5 (1.33%) XenServer
4 3 (0.80%) HDFS
4 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) LXC
6 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 146 (38.93%) Ansible
2 89 (23.73%) Puppet
3 88 (23.47%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (13.33%) Terraform
5 26 (6.93%) Kubernetes
6 25 (6.67%) Rundeck
7 24 (6.40%) Consul
8 12 (3.20%) Nagios
8 12 (3.20%) Packer
9 11 (2.93%) Icinga
10 9 (2.40%) Graphite
10 9 (2.40%) Tivoli
11 8 (2.13%) HAProxy
12 7 (1.87%) Salt
13 5 (1.33%) Cobbler
14 4 (1.07%) Capistrano
14 4 (1.07%) Mesos
14 4 (1.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 4 (1.07%) yum
15 2 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.20%) Splunk
2 27 (7.20%) VMware
3 26 (6.93%) Google
3 26 (6.93%) Oracle
4 24 (6.40%) Delphix
4 24 (6.40%) RedGate
4 24 (6.40%) ServiceNow
5 15 (4.00%) IBM
5 15 (4.00%) New Relic
5 15 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.20%) Sybase
7 11 (2.93%) Cisco
8 6 (1.60%) F5
8 6 (1.60%) Perforce
9 5 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.33%) Citrix
9 5 (1.33%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (1.33%) Micro Focus
10 4 (1.07%) Hitachi