The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 88 137 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.37% 8.36% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 9.76% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 61 96 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1195 1403 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.53% 85.60% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 701 917 503
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 162 (89.01%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 72 (39.56%) Java
4 63 (34.62%) Degree
5 54 (29.67%) HTML
6 47 (25.82%) CSS
7 41 (22.53%) C#
8 38 (20.88%) Finance
9 37 (20.33%) .NET
9 37 (20.33%) TDD
9 37 (20.33%) Software Engineering
10 35 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 33 (18.13%) Python
12 30 (16.48%) Web Services
12 30 (16.48%) QA
13 28 (15.38%) OO
14 27 (14.84%) jQuery
15 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (13.74%) HTML5
15 25 (13.74%) Apple iOS
16 23 (12.64%) Regression Testing
17 21 (11.54%) Project Management
17 21 (11.54%) Computer Science
18 20 (10.99%) Unit Testing
18 20 (10.99%) Test Scripting
18 20 (10.99%) AngularJS
19 19 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (10.44%) GIS
19 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET
20 18 (9.89%) PRINCE2

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.24%) Node.js
2 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.75%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.20%) JBoss
5 2 (1.10%) CMS
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Photoshop
1 8 (4.40%) GIMP
2 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) CTI
2 2 (1.10%) Intranet
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) RFID
3 1 (0.55%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Selenium
2 11 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.49%) Jasmine
4 9 (4.95%) Grunt
5 8 (4.40%) PhantomJS
5 8 (4.40%) QUnit
5 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.40%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.85%) JUnit
7 6 (3.30%) Ant
7 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.75%) Maven
9 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.20%) Clang
10 3 (1.65%) Subversion
11 2 (1.10%) JIRA
11 2 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.55%) Hudson
12 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
General
1 38 (20.88%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Games
3 14 (7.69%) Banking
4 13 (7.14%) Marketing
4 13 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (35.71%) Developer
2 36 (19.78%) Project Manager
3 26 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 22 (12.09%) Software Engineer
5 17 (9.34%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.34%) Agile Project Manager
6 16 (8.79%) Software Developer
7 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (6.59%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.04%) Technical Project Manager
10 11 (6.04%) Technical Manager
11 10 (5.49%) Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Business Analyst
13 6 (3.30%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
14 5 (2.75%) Senior Software Developer
14 5 (2.75%) Test Engineer
14 5 (2.75%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.67%) HTML
2 47 (25.82%) CSS
3 37 (20.33%) .NET
4 30 (16.48%) Web Services
5 27 (14.84%) jQuery
6 25 (13.74%) HTML5
7 20 (10.99%) AngularJS
8 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET
9 17 (9.34%) Backbone.js
10 16 (8.79%) CSS3
11 15 (8.24%) Hibernate
12 14 (7.69%) WPF
12 14 (7.69%) Spring
13 13 (7.14%) .NET Framework
14 12 (6.59%) Java SE
15 11 (6.04%) Qt
16 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (4.95%) Sass
18 8 (4.40%) Ember.js
18 8 (4.40%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.44%) GIS
3 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.40%) User Experience
6 7 (3.85%) Xbox
6 7 (3.85%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.30%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.20%) Physics
10 2 (1.10%) iPad
11 1 (0.55%) Blog
11 1 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.55%) Telematics
11 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.55%) Open Source
11 1 (0.55%) Social Media
11 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.74%) Apple iOS
2 17 (9.34%) Android
3 16 (8.79%) Windows
4 11 (6.04%) Linux
5 9 (4.95%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.85%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (89.01%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.33%) TDD
2 37 (20.33%) Software Engineering
3 28 (15.38%) OO
4 23 (12.64%) Regression Testing
5 21 (11.54%) Project Management
6 20 (10.99%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.99%) Test Scripting
7 19 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.89%) PRINCE2
9 17 (9.34%) MVC
10 16 (8.79%) Black-Box Testing
11 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.14%) Project Planning
13 10 (5.49%) Software Testing
14 8 (4.40%) Web Development
14 8 (4.40%) OpenUP
14 8 (4.40%) Test Automation
14 8 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 80 (43.96%) JavaScript
2 72 (39.56%) Java
3 41 (22.53%) C#
4 33 (18.13%) Python
5 17 (9.34%) C++
6 14 (7.69%) SQL
7 8 (4.40%) ActionScript
8 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.75%) XPath
9 5 (2.75%) PHP
10 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.65%) Ruby
11 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.10%) F#
13 1 (0.55%) VBScript
13 1 (0.55%) VB
13 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (34.62%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) PMP
2 7 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.48%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) Puppet
1 9 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.40%) Oracle
3 7 (3.85%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.20%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.20%) Informatica
5 3 (1.65%) Hyland
6 2 (1.10%) Sybase
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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