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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 30 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 201 233 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.52% 7.05% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 8.66% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 133 118 101
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,450 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
2615 2689 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.41% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1731 1570
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Glasgow +2 91 £46,250 +2.77% 15
Edinburgh -5 91 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Dundee +3 10 £37,500 -2.59%
Aberdeen +5 3 £39,000 +7.58% 2
West Lothian -9 2 £45,250 +10.36% 4
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 362 (96.28%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (39.63%) Java
3 147 (39.10%) JavaScript
4 131 (34.84%) TDD
5 123 (32.71%) C#
6 121 (32.18%) .NET
7 112 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 109 (28.99%) CSS
9 99 (26.33%) HTML
10 95 (25.27%) Finance
11 91 (24.20%) Degree
12 90 (23.94%) jQuery
13 83 (22.07%) OO
14 81 (21.54%) Software Engineering
15 76 (20.21%) ASP.NET
16 74 (19.68%) SQL
17 67 (17.82%) MVC
18 66 (17.55%) Microsoft
19 61 (16.22%) Relational Database
20 59 (15.69%) Web Services
21 58 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (14.89%) Python
23 52 (13.83%) .NET Framework
24 43 (11.44%) XML
24 43 (11.44%) AngularJS
24 43 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
25 42 (11.17%) Spring
26 41 (10.90%) Hibernate
26 41 (10.90%) QA
27 40 (10.64%) Computer Science

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (4.79%) Tomcat
2 17 (4.52%) Node.js
3 14 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.19%) CMS
5 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.13%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.33%) Apache
9 4 (1.06%) JBoss
10 3 (0.80%) IIS
10 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.53%) Drupal
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.19%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.39%) GIMP
4 2 (0.53%) Mingle
4 2 (0.53%) MS Office
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.39%) HTTP
2 7 (1.86%) Internet
3 5 (1.33%) Intranet
4 3 (0.80%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) CTI
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) SNMP
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.31%) RDBMS
4 24 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.46%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.19%) MySQL
9 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.80%) Datomic
14 2 (0.53%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.53%) Big Data
14 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 35 (9.31%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.38%) Subversion
3 21 (5.59%) JIRA
3 21 (5.59%) JUnit
3 21 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.52%) Jasmine
5 14 (3.72%) Selenium
6 13 (3.46%) Mercurial
7 12 (3.19%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.93%) Maven
9 10 (2.66%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.66%) Grunt
10 9 (2.39%) PhantomJS
10 9 (2.39%) NCrunch
10 9 (2.39%) QUnit
11 8 (2.13%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.86%) RSpec
13 6 (1.60%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.33%) FishEye
General
1 95 (25.27%) Finance
2 30 (7.98%) Banking
3 20 (5.32%) Front Office
4 17 (4.52%) Games
5 16 (4.26%) Back Office
6 14 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.72%) Marketing
7 8 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.60%) Retail
9 4 (1.06%) Automotive
9 4 (1.06%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.80%) French Language
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (50.53%) Developer
2 49 (13.03%) Java Developer
3 41 (10.90%) Project Manager
4 38 (10.11%) Software Engineer
4 38 (10.11%) .NET Developer
5 31 (8.24%) Analyst
6 29 (7.71%) Software Developer
7 28 (7.45%) Senior Developer
8 24 (6.38%) QA Engineer
9 23 (6.12%) Web Developer
10 21 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 20 (5.32%) Front-End Developer
12 19 (5.05%) Lead Developer
13 18 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (4.52%) Python Developer
15 16 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
15 16 (4.26%) Business Analyst
15 16 (4.26%) Technical Manager
16 15 (3.99%) Agile Project Manager
17 14 (3.72%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (32.18%) .NET
2 109 (28.99%) CSS
3 99 (26.33%) HTML
4 90 (23.94%) jQuery
5 76 (20.21%) ASP.NET
6 59 (15.69%) Web Services
7 52 (13.83%) .NET Framework
8 43 (11.44%) XML
8 43 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (11.44%) AngularJS
9 42 (11.17%) Spring
10 41 (10.90%) Hibernate
11 33 (8.78%) WCF
12 29 (7.71%) HTML5
12 29 (7.71%) CSS3
13 28 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (7.18%) Backbone.js
15 26 (6.91%) JMS
16 22 (5.85%) NHibernate
17 19 (5.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.79%) Derivative
4 15 (3.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.72%) N-Tier
6 13 (3.46%) GIS
6 13 (3.46%) Open Source
6 13 (3.46%) User Experience
7 9 (2.39%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.13%) Physics
8 8 (2.13%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.60%) Xbox
10 4 (1.06%) iPad
10 4 (1.06%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.80%) NHS
11 3 (0.80%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.78%) Windows
2 26 (6.91%) Linux
3 22 (5.85%) UNIX
4 20 (5.32%) Android
5 19 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.80%) CentOS
7 3 (0.80%) Fedora
8 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (96.28%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (34.84%) TDD
3 83 (22.07%) OO
4 81 (21.54%) Software Engineering
5 67 (17.82%) MVC
6 58 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (10.37%) Unit Testing
7 39 (10.37%) OOP
8 31 (8.24%) Kanban
9 30 (7.98%) Web Development
9 30 (7.98%) BDD
10 29 (7.71%) Project Management
11 28 (7.45%) OOD
12 27 (7.18%) Test Scripting
13 26 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (6.65%) Analytics
14 25 (6.65%) Regression Testing
15 23 (6.12%) SOA
15 23 (6.12%) Coaching
16 22 (5.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (39.63%) Java
2 147 (39.10%) JavaScript
3 123 (32.71%) C#
4 74 (19.68%) SQL
5 56 (14.89%) Python
6 31 (8.24%) C++
7 27 (7.18%) Ruby
8 23 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.79%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.93%) ActionScript
11 8 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.86%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.86%) C
12 7 (1.86%) PHP
12 7 (1.86%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (1.60%) Clojure
14 5 (1.33%) Scala
14 5 (1.33%) VB6
14 5 (1.33%) VB
15 4 (1.06%) F#
Qualifications
1 91 (24.20%) Degree
2 10 (2.66%) PMP
2 10 (2.66%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.13%) ISEB
5 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.80%) GIAC
6 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.90%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.33%) Puppet
3 4 (1.06%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.80%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.80%) Nagios
4 3 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.31%) Oracle
3 21 (5.59%) IBM
4 19 (5.05%) Sybase
5 11 (2.93%) HP
6 10 (2.66%) Google
6 10 (2.66%) Twitter
7 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.80%) Dell
7 3 (0.80%) Informatica
8 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.53%) Perforce
9 1 (0.27%) Hyland
9 1 (0.27%) Progress
9 1 (0.27%) Remedy
9 1 (0.27%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.27%) New Relic
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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