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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 184 238 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.91% 6.02% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 7.39% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 112 164 83
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 £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,500 £55,000
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
2666 3220 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.59% 81.42% 78.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 2143 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -6 92 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Glasgow +2 84 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Dundee +7 6 £30,000 -23.07% 2
Aberdeen +27 2 £46,750 +16.87%
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 - 3
Fife - 1 £37,500 - 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 341 (93.42%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 142 (38.90%) Java
4 124 (33.97%) HTML
5 115 (31.51%) TDD
6 114 (31.23%) .NET
7 108 (29.59%) C#
7 108 (29.59%) Degree
8 105 (28.77%) CSS
9 99 (27.12%) SQL Server
10 82 (22.47%) Finance
11 76 (20.82%) Software Engineering
12 67 (18.36%) SQL
13 63 (17.26%) ASP.NET
14 62 (16.99%) Python
14 62 (16.99%) jQuery
15 58 (15.89%) OO
16 56 (15.34%) Web Services
17 54 (14.79%) MVC
18 51 (13.97%) QA
18 51 (13.97%) Relational Database
19 49 (13.42%) Computer Science
20 42 (11.51%) .NET Framework
21 41 (11.23%) HTML5
21 41 (11.23%) AngularJS
22 39 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
22 39 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
23 38 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (10.14%) Banking
25 36 (9.86%) Project Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 28 (7.67%) Node.js
2 26 (7.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.64%) Apache
5 5 (1.37%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.10%) CMS
6 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.10%) JBoss
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) Mule
8 1 (0.27%) Documentum
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 21 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.64%) GIMP
5 3 (0.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) Mingle
7 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.92%) HTTP
2 4 (1.10%) Intranet
3 3 (0.82%) Internet
4 2 (0.55%) CTI
5 1 (0.27%) RFID
5 1 (0.27%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.97%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.12%) RDBMS
3 26 (7.12%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.29%) RavenDB
9 11 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.74%) MySQL
11 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.82%) Datomic
14 2 (0.55%) Big Data
14 2 (0.55%) Cognos Query Studio
14 2 (0.55%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 2 (0.55%) Cognos Report Studio
14 2 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 28 (7.67%) Selenium
2 26 (7.12%) JUnit
3 25 (6.85%) JIRA
4 17 (4.66%) Subversion
5 14 (3.84%) Maven
5 14 (3.84%) Jasmine
5 14 (3.84%) Ant
6 13 (3.56%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.56%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.47%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.92%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.92%) Grunt
9 7 (1.92%) FishEye
10 6 (1.64%) QUnit
10 6 (1.64%) PhantomJS
11 5 (1.37%) RSpec
12 4 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 82 (22.47%) Finance
2 37 (10.14%) Banking
3 24 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.93%) Games
5 11 (3.01%) Marketing
6 8 (2.19%) Front Office
7 7 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Retail
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 140 (38.36%) Developer
2 52 (14.25%) Project Manager
3 43 (11.78%) Software Engineer
4 40 (10.96%) Senior Developer
5 35 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 33 (9.04%) QA Engineer
7 25 (6.85%) Analyst
8 23 (6.30%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.48%) Agile Project Manager
10 18 (4.93%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.66%) Front-End Developer
12 14 (3.84%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.84%) Technical Project Manager
12 14 (3.84%) Technical Manager
13 10 (2.74%) Tester
14 9 (2.47%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.19%) Consultant
15 8 (2.19%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
15 8 (2.19%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (33.97%) HTML
2 114 (31.23%) .NET
3 105 (28.77%) CSS
4 63 (17.26%) ASP.NET
5 62 (16.99%) jQuery
6 56 (15.34%) Web Services
7 42 (11.51%) .NET Framework
8 41 (11.23%) HTML5
8 41 (11.23%) AngularJS
9 39 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (9.32%) Spring
11 32 (8.77%) NHibernate
12 28 (7.67%) Hibernate
13 25 (6.85%) Spring.NET
14 24 (6.58%) CSS3
15 23 (6.30%) Entity Framework
16 19 (5.21%) Backbone.js
17 18 (4.93%) WCF
18 16 (4.38%) WPF
19 13 (3.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.42%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.85%) User Experience
3 19 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.93%) GIS
4 18 (4.93%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.38%) Open Source
6 15 (4.11%) Physics
7 11 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.74%) Xbox
9 7 (1.92%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.10%) iPad
12 3 (0.82%) Semantic Web
13 2 (0.55%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.55%) Derivative
13 2 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.55%) AS400
13 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.22%) Windows
1 30 (8.22%) Linux
2 29 (7.95%) Apple iOS
3 26 (7.12%) Android
4 14 (3.84%) UNIX
5 9 (2.47%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (93.42%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (31.51%) TDD
3 76 (20.82%) Software Engineering
4 58 (15.89%) OO
5 54 (14.79%) MVC
6 38 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (9.86%) Project Management
8 30 (8.22%) Regression Testing
8 30 (8.22%) Test Scripting
9 29 (7.95%) Mentoring
10 27 (7.40%) Kanban
11 25 (6.85%) Unit Testing
12 23 (6.30%) PRINCE2
12 23 (6.30%) Web Development
13 22 (6.03%) Black-Box Testing
14 19 (5.21%) Project Planning
14 19 (5.21%) Automated Testing
15 17 (4.66%) BDD
16 16 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
17 15 (4.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 172 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 142 (38.90%) Java
3 108 (29.59%) C#
4 67 (18.36%) SQL
5 62 (16.99%) Python
6 26 (7.12%) VB.NET
7 25 (6.85%) C++
8 19 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.38%) VB
10 15 (4.11%) VB6
10 15 (4.11%) Ruby
11 7 (1.92%) XPath
11 7 (1.92%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.64%) PHP
13 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.37%) Scala
13 5 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (1.10%) Clojure
14 4 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 108 (29.59%) Degree
2 12 (3.29%) PMP
2 12 (3.29%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.19%) ISEB
4 6 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.97%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (3.84%) Puppet
1 14 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.82%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.82%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.49%) Oracle
3 10 (2.74%) Sybase
4 7 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.64%) HP
6 5 (1.37%) IBM
7 4 (1.10%) Hyland
7 4 (1.10%) Google
7 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.10%) Informatica
8 2 (0.55%) Cognos
8 2 (0.55%) Vertica
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Kofax
9 1 (0.27%) FatWire
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