The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 387 336 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.62% 22.49% 20.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.93% 26.27% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 277 224 162
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Agile Software Development
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1293 1279 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.93% 85.61% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 825 843 652
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Edinburgh region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development.

1 218 (31.41%) JavaScript
2 205 (29.54%) Finance
3 192 (27.67%) Java
4 183 (26.37%) HTML
5 171 (24.64%) C#
6 169 (24.35%) .NET
6 169 (24.35%) Scrum
7 165 (23.78%) CSS
8 148 (21.33%) SQL Server
9 143 (20.61%) TDD
10 142 (20.46%) SQL
11 130 (18.73%) Degree
12 123 (17.72%) SDLC
13 120 (17.29%) Banking
14 119 (17.15%) MVC
15 112 (16.14%) jQuery
16 106 (15.27%) Software Engineering
17 92 (13.26%) Waterfall
17 92 (13.26%) ASP.NET
18 85 (12.25%) HTML5
18 85 (12.25%) Computer Science
19 74 (10.66%) Linux
20 72 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
21 71 (10.23%) Web Services
22 68 (9.80%) Telecoms
23 67 (9.65%) Oracle
24 65 (9.37%) Project Management
24 65 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
25 64 (9.22%) Unit Testing
26 61 (8.79%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (7.35%) JBoss
2 29 (4.18%) WebSphere
3 27 (3.89%) Node.js
4 22 (3.17%) CMS
5 17 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.31%) Apache
7 14 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.01%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.72%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.58%) Drupal
10 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.58%) IIS
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) Moodle
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.72%) MS Project
4 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (2.31%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.87%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.86%) assyst
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.43%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.73%) SaaS
4 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.31%) Ethernet
2 13 (1.87%) HTTP
2 13 (1.87%) CTI
3 11 (1.59%) Internet
4 6 (0.86%) LDAP
5 3 (0.43%) SSL
5 3 (0.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 28 (4.03%) RDBMS
3 28 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.31%) MySQL
8 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.01%) Big Data
10 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.43%) QlikView
14 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 58 (8.36%) Selenium
2 43 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.32%) Visual Studio
4 26 (3.75%) Subversion
5 25 (3.60%) WebDriver
6 22 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 21 (3.03%) JUnit
8 20 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (2.88%) JIRA
9 18 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.45%) Maven
11 9 (1.30%) FitNesse
12 7 (1.01%) Ant
12 7 (1.01%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.86%) Grunt
14 5 (0.72%) gulp
14 5 (0.72%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.72%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
15 4 (0.58%) QUnit
General
1 205 (29.54%) Finance
2 120 (17.29%) Banking
3 68 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 38 (5.48%) Games
5 33 (4.76%) Retail
6 19 (2.74%) Electronics
7 15 (2.16%) Marketing
8 13 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.30%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.86%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 264 (38.04%) Developer
2 125 (18.01%) Analyst
3 70 (10.09%) Software Engineer
4 59 (8.50%) Test Analyst
4 59 (8.50%) Project Manager
4 59 (8.50%) Java Developer
5 51 (7.35%) .NET Developer
5 51 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 51 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 31 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
7 29 (4.18%) Software Developer
8 25 (3.60%) Web Developer
9 22 (3.17%) Consultant
9 22 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (2.74%) Architect
10 19 (2.74%) C# Developer
11 18 (2.59%) Python Developer
12 17 (2.45%) Senior Test Analyst
12 17 (2.45%) Test Manager
13 16 (2.31%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (26.37%) HTML
2 169 (24.35%) .NET
3 165 (23.78%) CSS
4 112 (16.14%) jQuery
5 92 (13.26%) ASP.NET
6 85 (12.25%) HTML5
7 71 (10.23%) Web Services
8 65 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (7.64%) RESTful
10 49 (7.06%) AngularJS
11 47 (6.77%) CSS3
12 45 (6.48%) XML
13 44 (6.34%) .NET Framework
14 43 (6.20%) Hibernate
15 40 (5.76%) Spring
16 36 (5.19%) JSON
17 31 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (4.32%) LESS
19 26 (3.75%) Sass
19 26 (3.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.25%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.32%) User Experience
4 27 (3.89%) Visualisation
5 26 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.31%) Data Integration
7 22 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.03%) GIS
9 13 (1.87%) Social Media
10 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.59%) BBC
12 10 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.44%) CUDA
13 9 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (1.01%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.86%) SWIFT
16 6 (0.86%) EPoS
17 5 (0.72%) Physics
18 4 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.66%) Linux
2 61 (8.79%) Windows
3 26 (3.75%) UNIX
4 25 (3.60%) Android
5 23 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (24.35%) Scrum
2 143 (20.61%) TDD
3 123 (17.72%) SDLC
4 119 (17.15%) MVC
5 106 (15.27%) Software Engineering
6 92 (13.26%) Waterfall
7 72 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (9.37%) Project Management
9 64 (9.22%) Unit Testing
10 61 (8.79%) OO
11 57 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (7.06%) BDD
13 45 (6.48%) Mentoring
14 44 (6.34%) Software Testing
15 43 (6.20%) PRINCE2
16 41 (5.91%) Test Automation
16 41 (5.91%) Test Scripting
17 36 (5.19%) Open Source
18 34 (4.90%) Business Analysis
18 34 (4.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.41%) JavaScript
2 192 (27.67%) Java
3 171 (24.64%) C#
4 142 (20.46%) SQL
5 58 (8.36%) Python
6 50 (7.20%) C++
7 38 (5.48%) PHP
8 30 (4.32%) T-SQL
9 23 (3.31%) C
10 18 (2.59%) VC++
11 17 (2.45%) Ruby
12 15 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.02%) Perl
13 14 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.73%) XPath
15 3 (0.43%) VB
16 2 (0.29%) VBScript
16 2 (0.29%) Scala
16 2 (0.29%) VB6
17 1 (0.14%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 130 (18.73%) Degree
2 35 (5.04%) ISTQB
3 28 (4.03%) ISEB
4 23 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.01%) PMP
8 7 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.43%) PhD
9 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.35%) QA
2 10 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (1.01%) Puppet
1 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.86%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (9.65%) Oracle
2 50 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.31%) Informatica
4 12 (1.73%) Google
5 11 (1.59%) Facebook
5 11 (1.59%) Yahoo!
5 11 (1.59%) Apple
5 11 (1.59%) Sony
6 10 (1.44%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.15%) Adobe
8 6 (0.86%) Charles River
8 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.86%) Teradata
9 5 (0.72%) Hyland
9 5 (0.72%) IBM
9 5 (0.72%) Sybase
10 4 (0.58%) HP
10 4 (0.58%) Niku
10 4 (0.58%) Talend
11 3 (0.43%) Fujitsu
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