Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 209 223
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 23 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.29% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.30% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 0
Scotland median annual salary £61,250 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,157 5,296 5,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.77% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,406 3,378 3,090
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,563 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in Scotland

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in Scotland

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in Scotland

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +10 11 £70,000 +100.00%
Glasgow -13 11 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Senior DevOps Engineer
UK

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Senior DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 18 (78.26%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) Python
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) Java
5 13 (56.52%) Finance
6 12 (52.17%) Unix
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (47.83%) SDLC
7 11 (47.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
7 11 (47.83%) Security Management
8 8 (34.78%) Docker
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (30.43%) Ansible
10 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
11 4 (17.39%) Terraform
11 4 (17.39%) Puppet
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
13 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
13 2 (8.70%) GitLab
13 2 (8.70%) Go
13 2 (8.70%) Fintech
13 2 (8.70%) Ruby
13 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
13 2 (8.70%) CloudFront

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (78.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
3 11 (47.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 11 (47.83%) SDLC
3 11 (47.83%) Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Go
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) C#
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (17.39%) Puppet
3 4 (17.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter