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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 91 67 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.22% 5.35% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 6.30% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70 40 54
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £36,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,750 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
1216 1063 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.12% 84.90% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 711
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 181 (93.78%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.27%) SQL Server
3 67 (34.72%) .NET
4 63 (32.64%) JavaScript
5 62 (32.12%) Microsoft
6 61 (31.61%) Finance
7 56 (29.02%) CSS
8 55 (28.50%) C#
9 46 (23.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET
11 43 (22.28%) HTML
12 40 (20.73%) MVC
13 39 (20.21%) Java
14 38 (19.69%) Degree
15 37 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (17.62%) Selenium
17 33 (17.10%) jQuery
18 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (15.54%) Windows
19 30 (15.54%) .NET Framework
20 29 (15.03%) SQL
20 29 (15.03%) XML
20 29 (15.03%) TDD
21 28 (14.51%) BDD
22 26 (13.47%) User Acceptance Testing
22 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (12.95%) SOA
24 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
25 23 (11.92%) Visual Studio
25 23 (11.92%) UML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 17 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.22%) NServiceBus
3 11 (5.70%) Alfresco
4 7 (3.63%) IIS
4 7 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.11%) Apache
6 4 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.55%) CMS
8 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.52%) Drupal
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.66%) Internet
2 4 (2.07%) HTTP
3 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) CTI
4 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (36.27%) SQL Server
2 46 (23.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.07%) MySQL
7 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 34 (17.62%) Selenium
2 23 (11.92%) Visual Studio
3 18 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (9.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.22%) SpecFlow
4 12 (6.22%) Subversion
5 11 (5.70%) Maven
5 11 (5.70%) Artifactory
6 8 (4.15%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.59%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.07%) JIRA
9 4 (2.07%) JUnit
10 3 (1.55%) Ant
10 3 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.55%) Hudson
11 2 (1.04%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.04%) FishEye
12 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (31.61%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Publishing
3 6 (3.11%) French Language
4 4 (2.07%) Automotive
5 3 (1.55%) Games
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (33.16%) Developer
2 45 (23.32%) Analyst
3 26 (13.47%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.77%) Architect
5 15 (7.77%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.77%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Analyst Programmer
6 13 (6.74%) Programmer
6 13 (6.74%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 13 (6.74%) .NET Programmer
7 12 (6.22%) QA Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Manual Tester
8 11 (5.70%) Tester
8 11 (5.70%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.70%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Automation Tester
9 10 (5.18%) ScrumMaster
9 10 (5.18%) Agile .NET Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (34.72%) .NET
2 56 (29.02%) CSS
3 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET
4 43 (22.28%) HTML
5 33 (17.10%) jQuery
6 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (15.54%) .NET Framework
8 29 (15.03%) XML
9 21 (10.88%) Web Services
10 18 (9.33%) AngularJS
11 17 (8.81%) Sass
11 17 (8.81%) RESTful
11 17 (8.81%) Hibernate
12 16 (8.29%) Spring
12 16 (8.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (7.77%) Backbone.js
14 14 (7.25%) WCF
15 12 (6.22%) JSON
15 12 (6.22%) NHibernate
15 12 (6.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.74%) Open Source
4 11 (5.70%) User Experience
5 8 (4.15%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.63%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.07%) Telematics
9 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.54%) Windows
2 8 (4.15%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.63%) Linux
4 4 (2.07%) Fedora
4 4 (2.07%) CentOS
4 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (93.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.73%) MVC
3 37 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (15.03%) TDD
5 28 (14.51%) BDD
6 26 (13.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (12.95%) SOA
8 23 (11.92%) UML
9 21 (10.88%) Software Engineering
10 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
10 18 (9.33%) Project Management
11 17 (8.81%) OO
11 17 (8.81%) Web Design
11 17 (8.81%) Regression Testing
12 15 (7.77%) Web Development
12 15 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (7.25%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.70%) Document Management
14 11 (5.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.64%) JavaScript
2 55 (28.50%) C#
3 39 (20.21%) Java
4 29 (15.03%) SQL
5 10 (5.18%) Python
6 9 (4.66%) PHP
7 8 (4.15%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.63%) C++
9 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.04%) Ruby
10 2 (1.04%) PHP5
10 2 (1.04%) C
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (19.69%) Degree
2 6 (3.11%) CBAP
3 4 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.07%) GIAC
3 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.88%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) Puppet
2 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.29%) Twitter
3 13 (6.74%) JBoss
4 12 (6.22%) Oracle
5 5 (2.59%) Perforce
6 4 (2.07%) HP
6 4 (2.07%) Dell
7 2 (1.04%) Citrix
7 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.52%) Tableau
8 1 (0.52%) Teradata
8 1 (0.52%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) New Relic
8 1 (0.52%) Informatica
8 1 (0.52%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £30,700 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago