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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 40 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 186 161 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.97% 5.14% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.36% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 98 92
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
3012 2530 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.51% 80.75% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1647 1613
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +5 94 £40,000 - 18
Glasgow -10 86 £37,750 -5.62% 9
Dundee - 4 £40,000 -
Aberdeen -4 2 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 194 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (36.82%) Java
3 136 (33.83%) .NET
4 122 (30.35%) SQL Server
5 117 (29.10%) C#
6 111 (27.61%) JavaScript
7 107 (26.62%) CSS
8 92 (22.89%) HTML
9 91 (22.64%) OO
10 85 (21.14%) SQL
11 83 (20.65%) Finance
12 81 (20.15%) XML
13 76 (18.91%) TDD
14 74 (18.41%) Microsoft
14 74 (18.41%) Relational Database
15 73 (18.16%) ASP.NET
16 68 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 66 (16.42%) OOP
18 62 (15.42%) RDBMS
19 60 (14.93%) Spring
19 60 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
20 56 (13.93%) jQuery
20 56 (13.93%) Data Modelling
20 56 (13.93%) Oracle
21 53 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 51 (12.69%) MVC
23 49 (12.19%) Hibernate
23 49 (12.19%) Multithreading
24 48 (11.94%) Derivative
24 48 (11.94%) Degree

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.72%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.98%) Alfresco
4 13 (3.23%) Apache
5 12 (2.99%) Node.js
6 9 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.24%) NServiceBus
7 8 (1.99%) IIS
7 8 (1.99%) CMS
7 8 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.74%) Drupal
8 7 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.49%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.50%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 29 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.25%) Maximo
1 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.49%) Internet
2 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.00%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) IMAP
4 1 (0.25%) SNMP
4 1 (0.25%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (30.35%) SQL Server
2 74 (18.41%) Relational Database
3 62 (15.42%) RDBMS
4 53 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.74%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.74%) MySQL
9 7 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.24%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.00%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (11.69%) Selenium
2 42 (10.45%) Visual Studio
3 31 (7.71%) Jenkins
4 26 (6.47%) Maven
5 22 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (4.48%) Subversion
7 16 (3.98%) Artifactory
8 12 (2.99%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.99%) WebDriver
9 10 (2.49%) Hudson
10 9 (2.24%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.24%) JIRA
11 7 (1.74%) JUnit
12 5 (1.24%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.00%) Ant
13 4 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.00%) FishEye
14 3 (0.75%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
15 2 (0.50%) ERwin
General
1 83 (20.65%) Finance
2 47 (11.69%) Back Office
3 15 (3.73%) Publishing
4 11 (2.74%) Banking
5 8 (1.99%) Retail
5 8 (1.99%) Front Office
5 8 (1.99%) Marketing
6 6 (1.49%) French Language
7 4 (1.00%) Automotive
7 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.00%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (53.48%) Developer
2 56 (13.93%) Analyst
3 46 (11.44%) Lead Developer
3 46 (11.44%) .NET Developer
4 44 (10.95%) Java Developer
5 36 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 33 (8.21%) Senior Developer
7 23 (5.72%) Architect
8 21 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 19 (4.73%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.48%) ScrumMaster
11 16 (3.98%) QA Engineer
12 15 (3.73%) Programmer
12 15 (3.73%) Tester
12 15 (3.73%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.48%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
14 13 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (3.23%) Automation Tester
14 13 (3.23%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (33.83%) .NET
2 107 (26.62%) CSS
3 92 (22.89%) HTML
4 81 (20.15%) XML
5 73 (18.16%) ASP.NET
6 60 (14.93%) Spring
7 56 (13.93%) jQuery
8 49 (12.19%) Hibernate
9 47 (11.69%) XML Messaging
10 42 (10.45%) .NET Framework
11 34 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (8.46%) Web Services
12 29 (7.21%) WCF
13 26 (6.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (6.22%) RESTful
15 23 (5.72%) AngularJS
16 22 (5.47%) HTML5
17 21 (5.22%) JSON
18 18 (4.48%) CSS3
19 17 (4.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.94%) Derivative
2 47 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (7.21%) Open Source
4 21 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.49%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.00%) Telematics
9 3 (0.75%) EPoS
10 2 (0.50%) Tandem
10 2 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.50%) GIS
10 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.25%) CMDB
11 1 (0.25%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.70%) Windows
2 22 (5.47%) Linux
3 19 (4.73%) UNIX
4 12 (2.99%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.24%) Android
8 4 (1.00%) Fedora
8 4 (1.00%) CentOS
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.64%) OO
3 76 (18.91%) TDD
4 68 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 66 (16.42%) OOP
6 60 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (13.93%) Data Modelling
8 51 (12.69%) MVC
9 49 (12.19%) Multithreading
10 36 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (8.71%) Waterfall
12 34 (8.46%) BDD
12 34 (8.46%) SOA
13 32 (7.96%) Kanban
14 29 (7.21%) Unit Testing
14 29 (7.21%) Software Engineering
14 29 (7.21%) UML
15 28 (6.97%) Business Analysis
16 27 (6.72%) Change Management
17 25 (6.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (36.82%) Java
2 117 (29.10%) C#
3 111 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 85 (21.14%) SQL
5 28 (6.97%) Python
6 20 (4.98%) Ruby
6 20 (4.98%) PHP
7 15 (3.73%) C++
8 12 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.49%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.49%) Jython
12 4 (1.00%) C
12 4 (1.00%) VB
12 4 (1.00%) VB6
12 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.00%) Groovy
13 2 (0.50%) PHP5
13 2 (0.50%) Scala
14 1 (0.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 48 (11.94%) Degree
2 7 (1.74%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.49%) CBAP
4 5 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.00%) PMP
5 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.00%) GIAC
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.25%) MBA
6 1 (0.25%) OCP
6 1 (0.25%) OCA
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.97%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.99%) Puppet
2 7 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.24%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.24%) Nagios
4 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 56 (13.93%) Oracle
3 23 (5.72%) JBoss
4 18 (4.48%) Sybase
5 13 (3.23%) Twitter
6 6 (1.49%) IBM
6 6 (1.49%) HP
6 6 (1.49%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.24%) Perforce
7 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.00%) Citrix
8 4 (1.00%) Dell
8 4 (1.00%) Informatica
8 4 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.50%) SAP
9 2 (0.50%) Teradata
9 2 (0.50%) Vertica
10 1 (0.25%) New Relic
10 1 (0.25%) Tableau
10 1 (0.25%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41565 - £57593 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Home working / Career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Skyscanner
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Skyscanner
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Exceptional Benefits and Environment
Posted: 16 days ago