Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 191 233
Rank change year-on-year +2 +42 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 46 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.81% 0.086% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.089% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 3
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +94.92%
10th Percentile £49,750 £47,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +5.69%

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 5,457 4,477 5,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.28% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,665 2,861 3,775
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +2 25 - - 1
Glasgow -10 21 £52,500 - 1
Senior DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 46 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (80.43%) Linux
4 35 (76.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (67.39%) Puppet
6 30 (65.22%) Jenkins
6 30 (65.22%) Ansible
7 29 (63.04%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (63.04%) Open Source
8 23 (50.00%) Microservices
8 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (45.65%) Docker
10 20 (43.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (43.48%) Unix
11 19 (41.30%) Windows
11 19 (41.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (41.30%) JIRA
12 18 (39.13%) Subversion
12 18 (39.13%) Customer Engagement
12 18 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (39.13%) GCP
12 18 (39.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (39.13%) Elastic Stack
12 18 (39.13%) Terraform
12 18 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (39.13%) Rundeck
12 18 (39.13%) GoCD
12 18 (39.13%) Consul
12 18 (39.13%) IBM UrbanCode

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 40 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (76.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (43.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.52%) npm
4 3 (6.52%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (41.30%) JIRA
3 19 (41.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (39.13%) GoCD
4 18 (39.13%) IBM UrbanCode
4 18 (39.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (39.13%) Subversion
5 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
6 8 (17.39%) Gradle
7 7 (15.22%) Maven
8 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (6.52%) JUnit
8 3 (6.52%) Log4j
8 3 (6.52%) Selenium
8 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.17%) GCC
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (26.09%) Web Services
3 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.70%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Flex
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) JDBC
4 3 (6.52%) JPA
4 3 (6.52%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 20 (43.48%) Unix
3 19 (41.30%) Windows
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (21.74%) CentOS
5 10 (21.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (63.04%) Open Source
3 23 (50.00%) Microservices
4 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (39.13%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
7 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (6.52%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (6.52%) MVC
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
11 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.35%) OO
11 2 (4.35%) TDD
12 1 (2.17%) BDD
12 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) Ruby
3 8 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.70%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (67.39%) Puppet
2 30 (65.22%) Ansible
3 29 (63.04%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (39.13%) Consul
4 18 (39.13%) Rundeck
4 18 (39.13%) Terraform
5 10 (21.74%) Packer
6 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.17%) Capistrano
7 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) RedGate
1 18 (39.13%) ServiceNow
1 18 (39.13%) Splunk
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce