The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development 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
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 13 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 11.11% 9.72% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.62% 10.94% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 88.03% 88.89% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 53
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stirling region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development.

1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (40.74%) ETL
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 10 (37.04%) Banking
6 9 (33.33%) Informatica
7 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) DataStage
8 7 (25.93%) IBM
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) ISEB
9 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
10 5 (18.52%) Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
11 4 (14.81%) V-Model
11 4 (14.81%) RESTful
11 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Maven

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.93%) DataStage
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) QlikView
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Maven
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (7.41%) FishEye
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Test Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Agile Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Development Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) ETL Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Struts
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ETL
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
5 4 (14.81%) V-Model
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Clojure
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISEB
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PhD
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Informatica
3 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 5 (18.52%) Business Objects