Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 14 December 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 185 211
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 60 40 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 0.71% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.74% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 0
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -

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 5,051 5,439 4,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 96.73% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,283 3,534 3,041
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £64,025
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in Scotland

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in Scotland

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior DevOps within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +25 52 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Glasgow -10 7 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Senior DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Senior DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (80.00%) Unix
3 44 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (58.33%) Linux
7 33 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (53.33%) Jenkins
9 30 (50.00%) Ansible
10 29 (48.33%) Terraform
10 29 (48.33%) Puppet
11 28 (46.67%) Git (software)
11 28 (46.67%) Subversion
11 28 (46.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (43.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (43.33%) Rundeck
12 26 (43.33%) Elastic Stack
12 26 (43.33%) GoCD
12 26 (43.33%) ServiceNow
12 26 (43.33%) Microservices
12 26 (43.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (43.33%) Consul
12 26 (43.33%) IBM UrbanCode
12 26 (43.33%) Delphix
12 26 (43.33%) Windows
12 26 (43.33%) Customer Engagement
12 26 (43.33%) Open Source
12 26 (43.33%) RedGate
12 26 (43.33%) Splunk

Senior DevOps 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 36 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (46.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 28 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 28 (46.67%) Subversion
4 26 (43.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (43.33%) GoCD
4 26 (43.33%) IBM UrbanCode
4 26 (43.33%) JIRA
4 26 (43.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (28.33%) Visual Studio
6 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (25.00%) Selenium
7 15 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.33%) Ant
8 2 (3.33%) GitLab
8 2 (3.33%) Maven
8 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.67%) Gradle
9 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Fintech
2 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Unix
2 35 (58.33%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (43.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (43.33%) Customer Engagement
3 26 (43.33%) Microservices
3 26 (43.33%) Open Source
4 20 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 18 (30.00%) Release Management
6 11 (18.33%) Decision-Making
6 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
8 5 (8.33%) Security Management
8 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Scrum
10 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Python
2 20 (33.33%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.67%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) Go
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (50.00%) Ansible
3 29 (48.33%) Puppet
3 29 (48.33%) Terraform
4 26 (43.33%) Consul
4 26 (43.33%) Rundeck
5 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Delphix
1 26 (43.33%) RedGate
1 26 (43.33%) ServiceNow
1 26 (43.33%) Splunk
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle