Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 35 58
Rank change year-on-year +20 +23 +12
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 572 374 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.21% 6.95% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.12% 7.40% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 298 204 132
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,675 £34,125 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £67,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,360 5,057 5,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.06% 93.93% 92.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,641 3,245 3,358
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +1.14%
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +10 328 £52,950 +17.67% 62
Glasgow +45 184 £50,000 - 48
Dundee +6 14 £47,500 - 1
West Lothian +14 7 - -
Aberdeen -7 7 £70,000 - 4
North Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Fife - 2 £50,000 - 2
Renfrewshire - 2 £55,000 - 3
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £63,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 267 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (41.08%) Azure
3 211 (36.89%) AWS
4 193 (33.74%) Java
5 159 (27.80%) JavaScript
5 159 (27.80%) Jenkins
6 156 (27.27%) Python
7 148 (25.87%) Ansible
8 145 (25.35%) Linux
9 138 (24.13%) SQL
10 132 (23.08%) Kubernetes
11 131 (22.90%) Docker
12 119 (20.80%) Software Engineering
13 117 (20.45%) .NET
14 116 (20.28%) Opscode Chef
15 112 (19.58%) Finance
16 106 (18.53%) Microservices
17 101 (17.66%) Terraform
18 96 (16.78%) AngularJS
18 96 (16.78%) Puppet
19 93 (16.26%) Git (software)
20 92 (16.08%) C#
21 81 (14.16%) SDLC
22 78 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
23 77 (13.46%) React
23 77 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
23 77 (13.46%) PowerShell
24 75 (13.11%) Mentoring
25 70 (12.24%) Microsoft
26 69 (12.06%) TDD

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 14 (2.45%) Confluence
2 11 (1.92%) Apache
3 10 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.22%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.87%) nginx
8 4 (0.70%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.70%) JBoss
8 4 (0.70%) Jetty
8 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 235 (41.08%) Azure
2 211 (36.89%) AWS
3 67 (11.71%) GCP
4 23 (4.02%) IaaS
5 21 (3.67%) SaaS
6 17 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.45%) GitHub
7 14 (2.45%) Office 365
8 12 (2.10%) PaaS
9 8 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (1.22%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.70%) Azure Stack
12 4 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) Serverless
13 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.52%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.15%) Firewall
2 10 (1.75%) Internet
3 8 (1.40%) HTTP
4 7 (1.22%) DNS
5 6 (1.05%) VPN
6 4 (0.70%) DHCP
6 4 (0.70%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.52%) SSL
8 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.35%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.35%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) PPTP
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.19%) Big Data
2 40 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 28 (4.90%) MySQL
4 22 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 17 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.05%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.87%) Redis
12 4 (0.70%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.52%) Power BI
14 2 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 159 (27.80%) Jenkins
2 93 (16.26%) Git (software)
3 58 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 42 (7.34%) JIRA
6 35 (6.12%) IBM UrbanCode
7 32 (5.59%) Ant
8 31 (5.42%) Visual Studio
9 29 (5.07%) Apache Ivy
10 25 (4.37%) Subversion
11 21 (3.67%) Selenium
12 20 (3.50%) PhantomJS
13 19 (3.32%) GoCD
14 18 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (2.62%) Maven
17 14 (2.45%) SonarQube
18 9 (1.57%) Cucumber
19 8 (1.40%) GitLab
20 6 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 112 (19.58%) Finance
2 46 (8.04%) Banking
3 26 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.32%) Law
5 17 (2.97%) Retail
6 8 (1.40%) Legal
7 7 (1.22%) Games
8 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Marketing
9 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 173 (30.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 161 (28.15%) Developer
3 68 (11.89%) Senior DevOps
4 51 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.39%) Senior Developer
6 46 (8.04%) Software Engineer
7 30 (5.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 30 (5.24%) Software Developer
8 28 (4.90%) Consultant
8 28 (4.90%) Lead DevOps
9 26 (4.55%) .NET Developer
10 24 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (4.02%) DevOps Consultant
11 23 (4.02%) Security Engineer
12 22 (3.85%) DevOps Developer
12 22 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
13 20 (3.50%) Senior Consultant
13 20 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Consultant
14 18 (3.15%) AWS Engineer
15 16 (2.80%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (20.45%) .NET
2 96 (16.78%) AngularJS
3 77 (13.46%) React
4 66 (11.54%) CSS
4 66 (11.54%) HTML
5 65 (11.36%) Node.js
6 42 (7.34%) jQuery
7 40 (6.99%) ASP.NET
8 34 (5.94%) .NET Core
9 32 (5.59%) Web Services
10 31 (5.42%) .NET Framework
11 24 (4.20%) HTML5
11 24 (4.20%) REST
11 24 (4.20%) Spring
12 23 (4.02%) RESTful
13 22 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
14 21 (3.67%) JSON
14 21 (3.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.94%) Robotics
2 26 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.97%) User Experience
6 11 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (1.75%) Cloud Native
7 10 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.57%) Replication
9 7 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) Blog
12 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.70%) Smart Energy
12 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 145 (25.35%) Linux
2 59 (10.31%) Windows
3 55 (9.62%) Unix
4 21 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.22%) Android
7 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.52%) CentOS
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (20.80%) Software Engineering
3 106 (18.53%) Microservices
4 81 (14.16%) SDLC
5 78 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 69 (12.06%) TDD
9 64 (11.19%) Test Automation
10 57 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 55 (9.62%) Open Source
12 52 (9.09%) Scrum
13 49 (8.57%) Front End Development
14 45 (7.87%) MVC
15 40 (6.99%) Analytics
15 40 (6.99%) Configuration Management
15 40 (6.99%) Fintech
16 38 (6.64%) Coaching
17 37 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (6.47%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 193 (33.74%) Java
2 159 (27.80%) JavaScript
3 156 (27.27%) Python
4 138 (24.13%) SQL
5 92 (16.08%) C#
6 77 (13.46%) PowerShell
7 64 (11.19%) Bash Shell
8 52 (9.09%) Ruby
9 36 (6.29%) Java 8
10 34 (5.94%) TypeScript
11 32 (5.59%) PL/SQL
12 31 (5.42%) C++
13 30 (5.24%) Go
14 27 (4.72%) Groovy
15 25 (4.37%) Scala
16 24 (4.20%) PHP
17 17 (2.97%) Kotlin
18 13 (2.27%) C
19 10 (1.75%) Perl
20 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.12%) Degree
2 8 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.05%) AWS Certification
4 5 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.12%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.70%) SEPA
3 4 (0.70%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (22.90%) Docker
2 10 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.70%) vSphere
4 4 (0.70%) Xen
5 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 2 (0.35%) HDFS
6 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.17%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.17%) LXC
7 1 (0.17%) Postfix
7 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 148 (25.87%) Ansible
2 132 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 116 (20.28%) Opscode Chef
4 101 (17.66%) Terraform
5 96 (16.78%) Puppet
6 16 (2.80%) Consul
6 16 (2.80%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.87%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.70%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.70%) Nagios
9 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.52%) Packer
10 2 (0.35%) Ambari
10 2 (0.35%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.35%) Graphite
10 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.35%) Oozie
10 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.57%) Oracle
3 44 (7.69%) Splunk
4 39 (6.82%) Google
5 36 (6.29%) ServiceNow
6 28 (4.90%) Micro Focus
7 21 (3.67%) CyberArk
7 21 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 20 (3.50%) Symantec
9 16 (2.80%) Delphix
9 16 (2.80%) RedGate
10 10 (1.75%) VMware
11 7 (1.22%) IBM
12 6 (1.05%) HP
13 5 (0.87%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.87%) New Relic
14 4 (0.70%) Apple
14 4 (0.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.70%) Tableau