The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 191 256 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.99% 6.65% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 8.14% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 116 151 75
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2703 3146 2406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.71% 81.71% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2062 1417
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Scrum
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Scotland

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Scotland

Scrum
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 89 £45,000 +13.92% 17
Glasgow +4 87 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Dundee +5 10 £30,000 -22.07% 1
Aberdeen +14 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 372 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (46.72%) JavaScript
3 156 (39.39%) Java
4 135 (34.09%) TDD
5 131 (33.08%) HTML
6 128 (32.32%) C#
7 125 (31.57%) .NET
8 118 (29.80%) CSS
9 110 (27.78%) Degree
10 109 (27.53%) SQL Server
11 86 (21.72%) jQuery
12 82 (20.71%) Finance
13 79 (19.95%) Software Engineering
14 75 (18.94%) ASP.NET
15 71 (17.93%) OO
16 68 (17.17%) SQL
17 65 (16.41%) MVC
18 64 (16.16%) Python
19 63 (15.91%) Web Services
20 59 (14.90%) Relational Database
21 55 (13.89%) QA
22 53 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
23 48 (12.12%) .NET Framework
23 48 (12.12%) Computer Science
24 46 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
25 45 (11.36%) AngularJS
26 42 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
26 42 (10.61%) HTML5
27 40 (10.10%) Microsoft
27 40 (10.10%) Banking

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (7.32%) Node.js
2 28 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.53%) CMS
5 7 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.26%) ArcGIS
6 5 (1.26%) JBoss
7 4 (1.01%) Apache
8 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Drupal
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.28%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.27%) GIMP
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.76%) MS Project
6 2 (0.51%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.77%) Intranet
1 7 (1.77%) HTTP
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) CTI
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) RFID
4 1 (0.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (27.53%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.90%) Relational Database
3 35 (8.84%) RDBMS
4 30 (7.58%) MongoDB
5 26 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (3.03%) RavenDB
11 11 (2.78%) MySQL
12 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.26%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.76%) Datomic
15 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.25%) SSDT
15 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 26 (6.57%) Selenium
2 23 (5.81%) JIRA
2 23 (5.81%) JUnit
3 20 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.80%) Jasmine
5 18 (4.55%) Subversion
5 18 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.28%) Ant
6 13 (3.28%) Mercurial
6 13 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.28%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.03%) Maven
8 10 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.53%) Grunt
9 9 (2.27%) PhantomJS
9 9 (2.27%) NCrunch
9 9 (2.27%) QUnit
10 8 (2.02%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.77%) RSpec
11 7 (1.77%) FishEye
General
1 82 (20.71%) Finance
2 40 (10.10%) Banking
3 26 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.56%) Games
5 16 (4.04%) Marketing
6 11 (2.78%) Front Office
7 9 (2.27%) Back Office
8 8 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.01%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.76%) Retail
10 3 (0.76%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 178 (44.95%) Developer
2 51 (12.88%) Project Manager
3 45 (11.36%) Senior Developer
3 45 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 37 (9.34%) Java Developer
5 36 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 35 (8.84%) .NET Developer
7 26 (6.57%) Software Developer
8 24 (6.06%) Analyst
9 21 (5.30%) Agile Project Manager
10 20 (5.05%) Front-End Developer
11 18 (4.55%) C# Developer
12 16 (4.04%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.79%) Technical Project Manager
13 15 (3.79%) Technical Manager
13 15 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.54%) Architect
15 13 (3.28%) Business Analyst
16 11 (2.78%) Lead Developer
17 10 (2.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (33.08%) HTML
2 125 (31.57%) .NET
3 118 (29.80%) CSS
4 86 (21.72%) jQuery
5 75 (18.94%) ASP.NET
6 63 (15.91%) Web Services
7 48 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 46 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (11.36%) AngularJS
10 42 (10.61%) HTML5
11 39 (9.85%) Spring
12 35 (8.84%) Hibernate
13 32 (8.08%) NHibernate
14 27 (6.82%) CSS3
15 25 (6.31%) Entity Framework
16 24 (6.06%) Spring.NET
17 23 (5.81%) WCF
17 23 (5.81%) Backbone.js
18 21 (5.30%) XML
18 21 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.81%) User Experience
3 20 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.05%) Open Source
3 20 (5.05%) GIS
4 19 (4.80%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.29%) Physics
6 14 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.03%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.53%) Derivative
8 10 (2.53%) Xbox
9 9 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.26%) iPad
12 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.76%) Semantic Web
13 2 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.51%) AS400
13 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.59%) Windows
2 33 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 31 (7.83%) Android
4 29 (7.32%) Linux
5 15 (3.79%) UNIX
6 9 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.77%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.09%) TDD
3 79 (19.95%) Software Engineering
4 71 (17.93%) OO
5 65 (16.41%) MVC
6 53 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.34%) Project Management
8 33 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 32 (8.08%) Regression Testing
10 30 (7.58%) Kanban
11 29 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 28 (7.07%) OOP
13 25 (6.31%) Web Development
13 25 (6.31%) Black-Box Testing
14 22 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
15 21 (5.30%) Project Planning
16 20 (5.05%) PRINCE2
16 20 (5.05%) BDD
17 18 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 185 (46.72%) JavaScript
2 156 (39.39%) Java
3 128 (32.32%) C#
4 68 (17.17%) SQL
5 64 (16.16%) Python
6 31 (7.83%) C++
7 28 (7.07%) VB.NET
8 24 (6.06%) Ruby
9 21 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.04%) VB
11 15 (3.79%) VB6
12 11 (2.78%) ActionScript
13 8 (2.02%) PHP
14 7 (1.77%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.77%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.52%) C
16 5 (1.26%) XPath
16 5 (1.26%) Scala
16 5 (1.26%) Clojure
17 4 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 110 (27.78%) Degree
2 10 (2.53%) PMP
2 10 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.27%) ISEB
4 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.89%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.25%) Firmware
1 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (3.54%) Puppet
1 14 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.01%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.76%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.32%) Oracle
3 12 (3.03%) Sybase
4 9 (2.27%) IBM
4 9 (2.27%) HP
5 8 (2.02%) Google
6 7 (1.77%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.01%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.01%) Informatica
8 3 (0.76%) Hyland
9 2 (0.51%) Twitter
10 1 (0.25%) Kofax
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe
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