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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 325 215 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.67% 16.07% 19.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.86% 19.25% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 241 137 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1257 1117 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.80% 83.48% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 839 711 720
Average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 236 (34.60%) .NET
2 218 (31.96%) JavaScript
3 213 (31.23%) C#
4 182 (26.69%) Java
5 174 (25.51%) Scrum
6 166 (24.34%) Degree
7 164 (24.05%) SQL Server
8 158 (23.17%) ASP.NET
8 158 (23.17%) MVC
9 157 (23.02%) CSS
10 155 (22.73%) HTML
11 146 (21.41%) Software Engineering
12 143 (20.97%) SQL
13 142 (20.82%) Finance
14 135 (19.79%) TDD
15 117 (17.16%) jQuery
16 115 (16.86%) ASP.NET MVC
17 105 (15.40%) Computer Science
18 102 (14.96%) Microsoft
19 92 (13.49%) OO
20 86 (12.61%) .NET Framework
21 80 (11.73%) Linux
22 79 (11.58%) XML
23 77 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
24 74 (10.85%) QA
25 70 (10.26%) C++
26 68 (9.97%) UNIX
27 67 (9.82%) Web Services
28 66 (9.68%) Selenium
29 64 (9.38%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 26 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.52%) Alfresco
3 22 (3.23%) CMS
4 20 (2.93%) Node.js
5 17 (2.49%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.05%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.47%) IIS
9 8 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.17%) Apache
10 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.73%) Drupal
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.29%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 53 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.61%) MS Office
3 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.59%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.47%) SaaS
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.64%) Ethernet
2 12 (1.76%) Internet
3 11 (1.61%) HTTP
4 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.44%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) FTP
6 2 (0.29%) SNMP
6 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 27 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (3.81%) Big Data
6 22 (3.23%) MySQL
7 15 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.59%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
13 4 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (9.68%) Selenium
2 48 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 46 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (4.55%) Subversion
6 30 (4.40%) JIRA
7 29 (4.25%) Git (software)
8 23 (3.37%) Maven
9 21 (3.08%) Bugzilla
10 15 (2.20%) FogBugz
11 14 (2.05%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.61%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.47%) Fiddler
14 8 (1.17%) JUnit
15 7 (1.03%) Ant
15 7 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.88%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.88%) Jasmine
16 6 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 142 (20.82%) Finance
2 34 (4.99%) Banking
3 33 (4.84%) Games
4 26 (3.81%) Retail
5 21 (3.08%) Marketing
6 19 (2.79%) Electronics
7 10 (1.47%) Publishing
8 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.73%) French Language
10 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.59%) Local Government
11 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 263 (38.56%) Developer
2 118 (17.30%) Analyst
3 104 (15.25%) Software Engineer
4 85 (12.46%) Java Developer
5 69 (10.12%) Software Developer
6 62 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 59 (8.65%) .NET Developer
8 54 (7.92%) Business Analyst
9 42 (6.16%) Senior Java Developer
10 41 (6.01%) Programmer
11 35 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
12 33 (4.84%) C# Developer
13 26 (3.81%) .NET Programmer
14 25 (3.67%) QA Engineer
14 25 (3.67%) Tester
14 25 (3.67%) Test Analyst
14 25 (3.67%) Web Developer
15 23 (3.37%) Architect
15 23 (3.37%) Test Manager
16 20 (2.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (34.60%) .NET
2 158 (23.17%) ASP.NET
3 157 (23.02%) CSS
4 155 (22.73%) HTML
5 117 (17.16%) jQuery
6 115 (16.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (12.61%) .NET Framework
8 79 (11.58%) XML
9 67 (9.82%) Web Services
10 60 (8.80%) Ajax
11 59 (8.65%) Hibernate
12 58 (8.50%) RESTful
13 57 (8.36%) NHibernate
14 56 (8.21%) Spring
15 54 (7.92%) HTML5
16 50 (7.33%) WCF
17 40 (5.87%) JSON
18 39 (5.72%) CSS3
19 35 (5.13%) AngularJS
20 32 (4.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 105 (15.40%) Computer Science
2 62 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.74%) Mathematics
4 43 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 43 (6.30%) Open Source
5 30 (4.40%) Visualisation
5 30 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (4.25%) User Experience
7 18 (2.64%) Physics
7 18 (2.64%) CUDA
8 15 (2.20%) Social Media
8 15 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.47%) BBC
11 8 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.03%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.03%) EPoS
12 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.73%) Linux
2 68 (9.97%) UNIX
3 59 (8.65%) Windows
4 20 (2.93%) AIX
5 11 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.88%) Solaris
6 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.59%) Fedora
7 4 (0.59%) Android
7 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.59%) CentOS
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (25.51%) Scrum
2 158 (23.17%) MVC
3 146 (21.41%) Software Engineering
4 135 (19.79%) TDD
5 92 (13.49%) OO
6 77 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (9.38%) BDD
8 62 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 62 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 61 (8.94%) SOA
10 59 (8.65%) Unit Testing
11 51 (7.48%) Business Analysis
12 46 (6.74%) Web Development
13 42 (6.16%) Project Management
14 41 (6.01%) Automated Testing
15 35 (5.13%) UML
15 35 (5.13%) OOP
16 32 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (4.55%) Software Architecture
17 31 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.96%) JavaScript
2 213 (31.23%) C#
3 182 (26.69%) Java
4 143 (20.97%) SQL
5 70 (10.26%) C++
6 63 (9.24%) Python
7 55 (8.06%) Ruby
8 43 (6.30%) Perl
9 36 (5.28%) T-SQL
10 28 (4.11%) C
11 22 (3.23%) PHP
11 22 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.64%) VC++
13 14 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.91%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.59%) VBScript
15 4 (0.59%) F#
16 2 (0.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 166 (24.34%) Degree
2 28 (4.11%) ISEB
3 27 (3.96%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.91%) Postgraduate
5 13 (1.91%) PhD
6 6 (0.88%) CBAP
7 4 (0.59%) GIAC
8 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.85%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) Firmware
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.61%) Puppet
2 9 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.73%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.74%) JBoss
3 35 (5.13%) Oracle
4 25 (3.67%) Twitter
5 16 (2.35%) Google
6 13 (1.91%) Facebook
7 10 (1.47%) Sony
7 10 (1.47%) Apple
7 10 (1.47%) Yahoo!
8 8 (1.17%) VMware
8 8 (1.17%) Dell
9 6 (0.88%) HP
9 6 (0.88%) Informatica
9 6 (0.88%) Tableau
10 5 (0.73%) Zend
11 4 (0.59%) Perforce
11 4 (0.59%) Siebel
11 4 (0.59%) Charles River
12 2 (0.29%) Remedy
12 2 (0.29%) Citrix
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