The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 15 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.75% 0.74% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.22% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 164 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.23% 60.29% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 110 190
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Scrum
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Aberdeen region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Scrum
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Velocity
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Contract for Difference
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree