Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1841 1566 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.71% 31.25% 29.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.93% 34.23% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 911 1327
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 5124 4575 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.04% 91.30% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3305 2831 3660
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,700 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +1 1004 £49,500 +16.47% 56
Edinburgh 0 710 £45,000 - 73
Dundee -3 27 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Fife +9 20 £44,500 +2.66% 3
South Lanarkshire +4 17 £44,705 +37.55%
Aberdeen -4 16 £32,500 -27.78% 1
West Lothian -12 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Stirling -6 10 £45,000 -14.29%
North Lanarkshire -6 3 £45,250 +29.29%
Highlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Renfrewshire +3 2 £34,400 -19.06%
Inverclyde - 2 £32,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £50,000 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £34,000 -
Falkirk -2 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - - 3
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 580 (31.50%) Scrum
2 568 (30.85%) Java
3 522 (28.35%) TDD
4 450 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 434 (23.57%) C#
6 426 (23.14%) SQL
7 419 (22.76%) .NET
8 366 (19.88%) HTML
9 363 (19.72%) Finance
10 342 (18.58%) SQL Server
11 295 (16.02%) MVC
12 268 (14.56%) SDLC
13 254 (13.80%) Test Automation
14 253 (13.74%) Software Engineering
15 251 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
16 241 (13.09%) ASP.NET
16 241 (13.09%) CSS
17 225 (12.22%) BDD
18 218 (11.84%) Degree
19 209 (11.35%) Python
20 207 (11.24%) Spring
21 202 (10.97%) Mentoring
22 200 (10.86%) AngularJS
23 194 (10.54%) Git (software)
24 193 (10.48%) Microsoft
25 189 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
26 187 (10.16%) Oracle
27 156 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
28 155 (8.42%) RESTful
29 154 (8.37%) OO

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 51 (2.77%) Tomcat
2 44 (2.39%) JBoss
3 43 (2.34%) IIS
4 39 (2.12%) Confluence
5 22 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.09%) Jetty
8 19 (1.03%) Apache
9 18 (0.98%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 17 (0.92%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.81%) SAS
12 14 (0.76%) CMS
13 12 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 12 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.65%) IBM Domino
14 6 (0.33%) GemFire
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (1.58%) MS Visio
2 20 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 19 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
5 14 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.76%) InVision
6 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.38%) Mingle
9 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.16%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.16%) SPSS
11 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.054%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.054%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.054%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 150 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.28%) GitHub
4 31 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.52%) SaaS
6 17 (0.92%) npm
7 14 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (0.76%) Office 365
8 12 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.43%) Firebase
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.38%) IaaS
11 6 (0.33%) PaaS
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.27%) Slack
13 4 (0.22%) Force.com
13 4 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.58%) Firewall
2 26 (1.41%) AMQP
3 20 (1.09%) LAN
3 20 (1.09%) WAN
4 17 (0.92%) Unified Communications
5 15 (0.81%) SAN
5 15 (0.81%) VPN
6 13 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (0.71%) HTTP
6 13 (0.71%) Internet
6 13 (0.71%) Network Security
6 13 (0.71%) Skype
7 12 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
7 12 (0.65%) IP Telephony
7 12 (0.65%) MPLS
7 12 (0.65%) Wireless
8 10 (0.54%) SMS
9 5 (0.27%) S/MIME
10 4 (0.22%) DHCP
10 4 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 143 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 132 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 89 (4.83%) Big Data
5 88 (4.78%) MongoDB
6 72 (3.91%) RDBMS
7 60 (3.26%) MySQL
8 45 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 44 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
10 43 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 37 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
12 31 (1.68%) Redis
13 20 (1.09%) Couchbase
13 20 (1.09%) Riak
14 19 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.81%) Blockchain
17 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 194 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 117 (6.36%) JIRA
3 113 (6.14%) Selenium
4 111 (6.03%) Visual Studio
5 70 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 69 (3.75%) JUnit
7 68 (3.69%) Cucumber
8 56 (3.04%) Maven
9 51 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (2.72%) Subversion
11 38 (2.06%) Vagrant
12 29 (1.58%) Axure RP
13 24 (1.30%) HP UFT
13 24 (1.30%) LoadRunner
13 24 (1.30%) NUnit
14 22 (1.20%) Bitbucket
15 20 (1.09%) FitNesse
15 20 (1.09%) Mockito
15 20 (1.09%) TeamCity
16 19 (1.03%) Ant
General
1 363 (19.72%) Finance
2 140 (7.60%) Banking
3 47 (2.55%) Retail
4 45 (2.44%) Advertising
5 31 (1.68%) Marketing
6 28 (1.52%) Games
7 26 (1.41%) Legal
7 26 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 23 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.71%) Publishing
11 9 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.43%) Electronics
13 7 (0.38%) Front Office
13 7 (0.38%) Law
14 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.22%) Automotive
15 4 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 825 (44.81%) Developer
2 250 (13.58%) Analyst
3 247 (13.42%) Java Developer
4 198 (10.76%) Senior Developer
5 163 (8.85%) C# Developer
6 149 (8.09%) .NET Developer
7 148 (8.04%) Business Analyst
8 112 (6.08%) Project Manager
9 95 (5.16%) Software Engineer
10 94 (5.11%) Software Developer
11 69 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 63 (3.42%) Architect
12 63 (3.42%) Lead Developer
13 58 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
14 56 (3.04%) Test Engineer
15 55 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
16 53 (2.88%) Team Leader
17 52 (2.82%) Designer
18 48 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
19 47 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (22.76%) .NET
2 366 (19.88%) HTML
3 241 (13.09%) ASP.NET
3 241 (13.09%) CSS
4 207 (11.24%) Spring
5 200 (10.86%) AngularJS
6 189 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 155 (8.42%) RESTful
8 146 (7.93%) HTML5
9 144 (7.82%) Web Services
10 138 (7.50%) Hibernate
11 113 (6.14%) REST
12 111 (6.03%) Node.js
13 103 (5.59%) jQuery
14 100 (5.43%) .NET Framework
15 79 (4.29%) CSS3
15 79 (4.29%) React
16 76 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 73 (3.97%) Entity Framework
17 73 (3.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 132 (7.17%) User Experience
2 100 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 82 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
5 81 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 81 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 24 (1.30%) EMC VNX
8 23 (1.25%) Graphic Design
9 22 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.14%) Fintech
11 19 (1.03%) Robotics
12 18 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
13 12 (0.65%) STB
14 11 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.60%) Social Media
14 11 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 117 (6.36%) Linux
2 91 (4.94%) Windows
3 72 (3.91%) Apple iOS
4 62 (3.37%) Android
4 62 (3.37%) Unix
5 40 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 27 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.81%) CentOS
8 15 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
11 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.054%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (31.50%) Scrum
2 522 (28.35%) TDD
3 295 (16.02%) MVC
4 268 (14.56%) SDLC
5 254 (13.80%) Test Automation
6 253 (13.74%) Software Engineering
7 251 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
8 225 (12.22%) BDD
9 202 (10.97%) Mentoring
10 156 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 154 (8.37%) OO
12 143 (7.77%) Project Management
13 134 (7.28%) Waterfall
14 118 (6.41%) Kanban
15 111 (6.03%) DevOps
16 110 (5.98%) Open Source
17 102 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
18 97 (5.27%) Business Analysis
19 96 (5.21%) Coaching
19 96 (5.21%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 568 (30.85%) Java
2 450 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 434 (23.57%) C#
4 426 (23.14%) SQL
5 209 (11.35%) Python
6 117 (6.36%) Ruby
7 75 (4.07%) PHP
8 62 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 58 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 56 (3.04%) C++
11 34 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 25 (1.36%) TypeScript
13 24 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.20%) Scala
15 20 (1.09%) C
15 20 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 17 (0.92%) Apple Swift
17 16 (0.87%) R
18 15 (0.81%) Perl
18 15 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 218 (11.84%) Degree
2 57 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.61%) PMP
5 41 (2.23%) PMI Certification
6 32 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.58%) ISEB
7 29 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 19 (1.03%) CISSP
10 13 (0.71%) CCIE
10 13 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.65%) MCSA
11 12 (0.65%) MCSE
11 12 (0.65%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.60%) MCAD
12 11 (0.60%) MCSD
12 11 (0.60%) MCTS
13 10 (0.54%) HND
14 9 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.98%) QA
2 22 (1.20%) PMO
3 9 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.27%) SLA
5 4 (0.22%) MiFID
5 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.16%) EMIR
6 3 (0.16%) GDPR
7 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.11%) MISRA
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.054%) BS7666
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.054%) PSD2
8 1 (0.054%) TickIT
System Software
1 76 (4.13%) Docker
2 42 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.20%) vSphere
5 15 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) LXC
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.054%) Xen
9 1 (0.054%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (3.64%) Ansible
2 66 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (3.26%) Puppet
4 21 (1.14%) Cobbler
4 21 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.71%) Packer
5 13 (0.71%) SCOM
6 12 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.38%) Terraform
9 6 (0.33%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.16%) HockeyApp
11 3 (0.16%) Rancher
11 3 (0.16%) SCCM
12 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 193 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 187 (10.16%) Oracle
3 59 (3.20%) VMware
4 49 (2.66%) HP
5 45 (2.44%) IBM
6 37 (2.01%) Xamarin
7 31 (1.68%) Cisco
8 28 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 26 (1.41%) EMC
10 20 (1.09%) Adobe
11 19 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 18 (0.98%) Google
13 16 (0.87%) Cognizant
13 16 (0.87%) Informatica
14 15 (0.81%) SAP
15 14 (0.76%) Apple
15 14 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.76%) Symantec
16 13 (0.71%) CheckPoint