Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 452 1,751 1,816
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 27.29% 34.02% 33.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.03% 36.34% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 322 1,170 1,309
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,004 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% -3.99% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,950
90th Percentile £68,625 £72,625 £70,000
UK median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.76%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,505 4,819 5,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.88% 93.63% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 3,005 3,434
Median annual salary £47,575 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £32,300 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Scotland.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 224 £45,000 - 49
Edinburgh -3 146 £50,000 -4.76% 57
Dundee -5 16 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Stirling 0 14 £57,000 +37.35% 1
Aberdeen 0 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Highlands +3 9 - -
West Lothian -3 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Fife -2 5 £41,250 -17.50% 1
South Lanarkshire +2 4 £45,000 +9.09%
North Lanarkshire +3 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Midlothian 0 1 £35,500 +12.30% 1
Moray -1 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders -2 1 £34,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £55,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 140 (30.97%) Java
2 122 (26.99%) C#
3 116 (25.66%) .NET
4 105 (23.23%) Software Engineering
5 104 (23.01%) Azure
6 102 (22.57%) JavaScript
7 96 (21.24%) DevOps
8 89 (19.69%) Scrum
9 84 (18.58%) AWS
10 79 (17.48%) TDD
11 73 (16.15%) OO
12 68 (15.04%) Finance
13 65 (14.38%) SQL
14 61 (13.50%) Git (software)
15 59 (13.05%) Test Automation
16 57 (12.61%) Linux
17 53 (11.73%) Python
17 53 (11.73%) Web Services
18 48 (10.62%) C++
18 48 (10.62%) HTML
19 46 (10.18%) Microsoft
19 46 (10.18%) Degree
19 46 (10.18%) Microservices
20 45 (9.96%) AngularJS
20 45 (9.96%) Banking
21 42 (9.29%) SDLC
22 41 (9.07%) QA
23 39 (8.63%) CSS
23 39 (8.63%) React
24 38 (8.41%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.77%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.55%) Apache
3 6 (1.33%) Confluence
4 5 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Simulink
2 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) Windchill
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) InVision
4 1 (0.22%) MadCap Flare
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Mingle
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Actimize
1 2 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 104 (23.01%) Azure
2 84 (18.58%) AWS
3 30 (6.64%) GCP
4 22 (4.87%) SaaS
5 11 (2.43%) Serverless
6 10 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.99%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.11%) GitHub
9 5 (1.11%) PaaS
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.66%) Office 365
11 3 (0.66%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.44%) npm
12 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.43%) Internet
2 8 (1.77%) Firewall
3 3 (0.66%) Intranet
3 3 (0.66%) Network Security
3 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.66%) Wireless
4 2 (0.44%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.44%) RS-232
4 2 (0.44%) RS-485
4 2 (0.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.44%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.22%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.54%) Big Data
4 14 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.43%) MySQL
8 10 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.99%) Power BI
9 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.33%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.88%) GIS
13 4 (0.88%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.42%) JIRA
3 22 (4.87%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.65%) Selenium
5 14 (3.10%) Subversion
6 9 (1.99%) Maven
7 8 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (1.77%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (1.77%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.55%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.33%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.11%) GitLab
10 5 (1.11%) JMeter
10 5 (1.11%) REST Assured
11 4 (0.88%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.66%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.66%) webpack
12 3 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 68 (15.04%) Finance
2 45 (9.96%) Banking
3 15 (3.32%) Law
4 13 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.21%) Aerospace
5 10 (2.21%) Automotive
6 9 (1.99%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.77%) Electronics
8 7 (1.55%) Marketing
9 6 (1.33%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Front Office
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Retail
11 2 (0.44%) Avionics
11 2 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (37.39%) Developer
2 52 (11.50%) Software Engineer
3 31 (6.86%) Senior Developer
4 29 (6.42%) Analyst
5 26 (5.75%) .NET Developer
5 26 (5.75%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.31%) Architect
7 22 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 15 (3.32%) Android Developer
9 15 (3.32%) C# Developer
9 15 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (3.32%) Technical Leader
10 13 (2.88%) IT Support
10 13 (2.88%) Software Manager
11 12 (2.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (2.65%) Lead Developer
11 12 (2.65%) Product Owner
11 12 (2.65%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (25.66%) .NET
2 53 (11.73%) Web Services
3 48 (10.62%) HTML
4 45 (9.96%) AngularJS
5 39 (8.63%) CSS
5 39 (8.63%) React
6 33 (7.30%) ASP.NET
7 29 (6.42%) .NET Core
8 24 (5.31%) Node.js
9 22 (4.87%) Spring
10 20 (4.42%) .NET Framework
10 20 (4.42%) HTML5
11 19 (4.20%) RESTful
12 16 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (3.10%) SOAP
14 13 (2.88%) Vue.js
15 12 (2.65%) jQuery
16 11 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (2.43%) JSON
16 11 (2.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.97%) User Experience
2 19 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.43%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.99%) Cybercrime
6 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.99%) Internet of Things
6 9 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.33%) Social Media
8 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.61%) Linux
2 25 (5.53%) Unix
2 25 (5.53%) Windows
3 23 (5.09%) Android
4 19 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.99%) VxWorks
5 9 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.11%) CentOS
7 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (23.23%) Software Engineering
2 96 (21.24%) DevOps
3 89 (19.69%) Scrum
4 79 (17.48%) TDD
5 73 (16.15%) OO
6 59 (13.05%) Test Automation
7 46 (10.18%) Microservices
8 42 (9.29%) SDLC
9 38 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (7.08%) Mentoring
12 30 (6.64%) BDD
13 29 (6.42%) MVC
14 25 (5.53%) Artificial Intelligence
14 25 (5.53%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.31%) Waterfall
16 23 (5.09%) Computer Science
17 22 (4.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 22 (4.87%) Technical Leadership
18 21 (4.65%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 140 (30.97%) Java
2 122 (26.99%) C#
3 102 (22.57%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.38%) SQL
5 53 (11.73%) Python
6 48 (10.62%) C++
7 27 (5.97%) Scala
8 15 (3.32%) C
8 15 (3.32%) PHP
9 12 (2.65%) Apple Swift
10 11 (2.43%) Kotlin
10 11 (2.43%) Ruby
10 11 (2.43%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.77%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.55%) Java 8
12 7 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.33%) Clojure
13 6 (1.33%) ES6
13 6 (1.33%) F#
13 6 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (10.18%) Degree
2 17 (3.76%) SC Cleared
2 17 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.44%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CISSP
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCSA
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.07%) QA
2 16 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.88%) JTAG
4 3 (0.66%) COBIT
4 3 (0.66%) NIST
5 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (4.20%) Docker
2 5 (1.11%) Firmware
3 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (4.87%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.88%) Ansible
3 12 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.99%) Puppet
5 6 (1.33%) Terraform
6 2 (0.44%) vRealize
7 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.22%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 46 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.09%) Oracle
3 22 (4.87%) Google
4 16 (3.54%) IBM
5 7 (1.55%) Ceridian
5 7 (1.55%) VMware
6 6 (1.33%) Adobe
6 6 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.11%) Databricks
8 4 (0.88%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.88%) SAP
8 4 (0.88%) Tableau
9 3 (0.66%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.66%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.66%) Zend
10 2 (0.44%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.44%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.44%) Solace