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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 179 245 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.91% 7.18% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 8.75% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109 132 75
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 £32,500 £31,050 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,350 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -10 84 £45,000 +21.96% 13
Glasgow +1 76 £45,000 +5.26% 17
Dundee +8 12 £33,750 -12.33%
Aberdeen +11 3 £39,000 -2.50%
West Lothian -4 1 £42,500 - 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 374 (95.41%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 162 (41.33%) Java
4 142 (36.22%) TDD
5 131 (33.42%) C#
6 129 (32.91%) .NET
7 121 (30.87%) HTML
7 121 (30.87%) SQL Server
8 120 (30.61%) CSS
9 113 (28.83%) Degree
10 91 (23.21%) jQuery
11 86 (21.94%) Finance
12 79 (20.15%) Software Engineering
12 79 (20.15%) ASP.NET
13 78 (19.90%) SQL
14 74 (18.88%) OO
15 69 (17.60%) MVC
16 64 (16.33%) Python
16 64 (16.33%) Web Services
17 63 (16.07%) Relational Database
18 59 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (14.54%) .NET Framework
19 57 (14.54%) Microsoft
20 49 (12.50%) QA
21 47 (11.99%) Computer Science
21 47 (11.99%) AngularJS
21 47 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
22 41 (10.46%) Spring
23 40 (10.20%) Hibernate
23 40 (10.20%) Amazon AWS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (6.12%) Node.js
1 24 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.55%) CMS
5 5 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.02%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.02%) JBoss
7 3 (0.77%) Apache
7 3 (0.77%) IIS
7 3 (0.77%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.51%) Drupal
8 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.26%) Mule
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 28 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.32%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.55%) GIMP
4 2 (0.51%) Mingle
4 2 (0.51%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.79%) Internet
2 6 (1.53%) HTTP
3 5 (1.28%) Intranet
4 3 (0.77%) DNS
5 2 (0.51%) CTI
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (30.87%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 37 (9.44%) RDBMS
4 30 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.89%) MongoDB
6 20 (5.10%) NoSQL
7 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.57%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.32%) MySQL
11 10 (2.55%) RavenDB
12 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.77%) Datomic
16 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.51%) Big Data
16 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (6.89%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.38%) Selenium
3 24 (6.12%) JIRA
4 23 (5.87%) JUnit
5 22 (5.61%) Git (software)
5 22 (5.61%) Subversion
6 19 (4.85%) Jasmine
7 14 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 13 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.81%) Maven
9 11 (2.81%) Grunt
10 10 (2.55%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.55%) QUnit
10 10 (2.55%) PhantomJS
10 10 (2.55%) LoadRunner
10 10 (2.55%) Ant
11 9 (2.30%) NCrunch
12 7 (1.79%) RSpec
13 6 (1.53%) FishEye
General
1 86 (21.94%) Finance
2 39 (9.95%) Banking
3 23 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.61%) Games
5 17 (4.34%) Marketing
6 15 (3.83%) Front Office
7 9 (2.30%) Back Office
8 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.28%) Retail
10 4 (1.02%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.77%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 188 (47.96%) Developer
2 52 (13.27%) Project Manager
3 43 (10.97%) Software Engineer
3 43 (10.97%) Java Developer
4 41 (10.46%) Senior Developer
5 36 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 32 (8.16%) QA Engineer
7 27 (6.89%) Software Developer
8 24 (6.12%) Analyst
9 21 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
10 20 (5.10%) Web Developer
11 19 (4.85%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
12 16 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.08%) Technical Manager
12 16 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
13 14 (3.57%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.57%) Architect
14 12 (3.06%) Python Developer
15 11 (2.81%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (32.91%) .NET
2 121 (30.87%) HTML
3 120 (30.61%) CSS
4 91 (23.21%) jQuery
5 79 (20.15%) ASP.NET
6 64 (16.33%) Web Services
7 57 (14.54%) .NET Framework
8 47 (11.99%) AngularJS
8 47 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (10.46%) Spring
10 40 (10.20%) Hibernate
11 36 (9.18%) HTML5
12 32 (8.16%) NHibernate
13 31 (7.91%) CSS3
14 28 (7.14%) WCF
14 28 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 28 (7.14%) XML
15 26 (6.63%) Backbone.js
16 24 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (5.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.99%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.85%) User Experience
3 18 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.59%) GIS
4 17 (4.34%) Open Source
5 16 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.57%) Physics
8 13 (3.32%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.81%) Derivative
10 10 (2.55%) Xbox
11 9 (2.30%) Data Integration
12 8 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.02%) iPad
13 4 (1.02%) E-Learning
14 3 (0.77%) Semantic Web
14 3 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.69%) Windows
2 30 (7.65%) Apple iOS
3 29 (7.40%) Android
4 26 (6.63%) Linux
5 22 (5.61%) UNIX
6 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (95.41%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (36.22%) TDD
3 79 (20.15%) Software Engineering
4 74 (18.88%) OO
5 69 (17.60%) MVC
6 59 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (9.69%) Project Management
8 36 (9.18%) Unit Testing
9 35 (8.93%) Kanban
10 33 (8.42%) Test Scripting
11 30 (7.65%) Web Development
11 30 (7.65%) Regression Testing
11 30 (7.65%) OOP
12 27 (6.89%) BDD
12 27 (6.89%) Mentoring
13 23 (5.87%) Black-Box Testing
14 22 (5.61%) OOD
15 20 (5.10%) Project Planning
15 20 (5.10%) Dependency Injection
15 20 (5.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 176 (44.90%) JavaScript
2 162 (41.33%) Java
3 131 (33.42%) C#
4 78 (19.90%) SQL
5 64 (16.33%) Python
6 33 (8.42%) C++
7 27 (6.89%) VB.NET
8 25 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 23 (5.87%) Ruby
10 14 (3.57%) VB
11 13 (3.32%) VB6
12 12 (3.06%) ActionScript
13 10 (2.55%) PHP
14 7 (1.79%) C
14 7 (1.79%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.53%) Scala
16 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.28%) Clojure
17 4 (1.02%) F#
Qualifications
1 113 (28.83%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) PMP
2 11 (2.81%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.04%) ISEB
5 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.28%) VCP4
6 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) PhD
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) Puppet
1 9 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.02%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.77%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.44%) Oracle
3 18 (4.59%) Sybase
4 16 (4.08%) IBM
5 11 (2.81%) HP
6 10 (2.55%) Google
7 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.02%) Twitter
8 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.77%) Informatica
9 3 (0.77%) Hyland
10 1 (0.26%) Remedy
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) Guidewire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Exciting projects & career development
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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