Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 201 239
Rank change year-on-year +5 +38 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 24 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.040% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.042% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 3
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 - £57,500
10th Percentile £34,250 - £43,750
90th Percentile £57,500 - £61,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 5366 4747 6152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 95.72% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3497 3013 3960
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,970 £64,750
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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
Glasgow -7 18 £52,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 6 £35,000 -
Senior DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Senior DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (75.00%) Docker
5 15 (62.50%) Mentoring
5 15 (62.50%) Ruby
5 15 (62.50%) Python
5 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
6 14 (58.33%) Puppet
7 12 (50.00%) CentOS
7 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
7 12 (50.00%) Firewall
7 12 (50.00%) Packer
7 12 (50.00%) Vagrant
8 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (45.83%) Gradle
8 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
8 11 (45.83%) Ansible
9 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (29.17%) Open Source
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 7 (29.17%) Web Services
12 5 (20.83%) Maven
12 5 (20.83%) Google
12 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (20.83%) OpenShift

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (20.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 11 (45.83%) Gradle
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) CentOS
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 15 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Python
1 15 (62.50%) Ruby
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Docker
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Packer
3 11 (45.83%) Ansible
3 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter