Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,808 1,818 1,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.61% 33.20% 31.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.12% 36.08% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 1,185 913
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 5,006 5,039 4,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.05% 92.02% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,276 3,212 2,903
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 0 863 £50,000 +2.04% 102
Edinburgh +1 765 £50,000 +7.53% 154
West Lothian +14 73 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Dundee +12 22 £38,750 -3.13% 16
Stirling +5 15 £39,774 -11.61% 1
South Lanarkshire 0 15 £42,500 -4.93%
Aberdeen 0 11 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Fife +4 8 £40,000 +12.68% 1
North Lanarkshire +8 6 £40,250 -11.05%
Renfrewshire 0 4 £45,000 +30.81% 2
Midlothian - 3 £37,500 - 4
Lothian -1 2 £41,000 -4.65%
Highlands -1 2 £20,000 -52.94% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £37,250 - 1
Inverclyde +2 1 £50,000 +53.85%
Lanarkshire 0 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Perth and Kinross -3 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 622 (34.40%) Java
2 579 (32.02%) SQL
3 523 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 477 (26.38%) C#
5 472 (26.11%) Finance
6 445 (24.61%) Scrum
7 429 (23.73%) .NET
8 342 (18.92%) SDLC
9 339 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 328 (18.14%) HTML
11 322 (17.81%) TDD
12 314 (17.37%) AngularJS
13 292 (16.15%) Test Automation
14 291 (16.10%) Python
15 281 (15.54%) SQL Server
16 267 (14.77%) OO
17 253 (13.99%) Oracle
18 251 (13.88%) MVC
19 232 (12.83%) Degree
20 223 (12.33%) Git (software)
21 220 (12.17%) CSS
22 210 (11.62%) ASP.NET
23 195 (10.79%) Microsoft
23 195 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
24 189 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
25 174 (9.62%) Linux
26 173 (9.57%) Spring
26 173 (9.57%) Mentoring
27 170 (9.40%) React
28 162 (8.96%) Problem-Solving

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 49 (2.71%) JBoss
2 30 (1.66%) WebSphere
3 28 (1.55%) Apache
3 28 (1.55%) IIS
4 27 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 23 (1.27%) Confluence
6 22 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.55%) CMS
9 10 (0.55%) SAS
10 7 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.33%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.22%) Jetty
13 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.17%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.28%) Mingle
5 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.055%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.055%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.055%) InVision
7 1 (0.055%) Maya
Business Applications
1 31 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
2 19 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.11%) Primavera
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.055%) LongView
8 1 (0.055%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.055%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.055%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.055%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 195 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.49%) SaaS
4 38 (2.10%) npm
5 25 (1.38%) GitHub
6 21 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.16%) Office 365
7 19 (1.05%) PaaS
8 14 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.66%) Slack
10 8 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.28%) Serverless
11 5 (0.28%) Yarn
12 4 (0.22%) Force.com
12 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.22%) IaaS
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.60%) HTTP
2 26 (1.44%) Internet
3 16 (0.88%) SMS
4 13 (0.72%) DNS
4 13 (0.72%) Firewall
5 10 (0.55%) IPv4
5 10 (0.55%) IPv6
5 10 (0.55%) VLAN
6 9 (0.50%) Network Security
6 9 (0.50%) Wireless
7 8 (0.44%) DHCP
7 8 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (0.39%) Hyperconnected
8 7 (0.39%) LAN
8 7 (0.39%) WAN
9 6 (0.33%) VoIP
10 4 (0.22%) Wireless Security
11 3 (0.17%) AMQP
11 3 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 143 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 113 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 85 (4.70%) MySQL
5 84 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (4.31%) Hadoop
7 65 (3.60%) Big Data
8 59 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 48 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 43 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
12 34 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (1.83%) Oracle Database
14 28 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (1.38%) DB2
16 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (0.88%) QlikView
19 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 14 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 223 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 130 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 104 (5.75%) JIRA
4 101 (5.59%) Maven
5 87 (4.81%) Selenium
6 83 (4.59%) Cucumber
7 71 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 69 (3.82%) Visual Studio
9 55 (3.04%) Subversion
9 55 (3.04%) TeamCity
10 44 (2.43%) JUnit
11 41 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 33 (1.83%) webpack
13 30 (1.66%) NUnit
14 23 (1.27%) Grunt
15 20 (1.11%) Hudson
16 18 (1.00%) Jasmine
17 17 (0.94%) Appium
17 17 (0.94%) Eclipse
17 17 (0.94%) gulp
General
1 472 (26.11%) Finance
2 137 (7.58%) Banking
3 43 (2.38%) Games
4 35 (1.94%) Retail
5 34 (1.88%) Electronics
6 31 (1.71%) Marketing
7 29 (1.60%) Advertising
7 29 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.50%) Law
11 9 (0.50%) Legal
12 6 (0.33%) Automotive
13 4 (0.22%) Back Office
13 4 (0.22%) Local Government
13 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.17%) Billing
14 3 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 689 (38.11%) Developer
2 216 (11.95%) .NET Developer
3 193 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 186 (10.29%) Software Engineer
5 176 (9.73%) Analyst
6 138 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 117 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 116 (6.42%) Software Developer
9 114 (6.31%) Architect
10 90 (4.98%) Business Analyst
11 82 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 79 (4.37%) Java Engineer
13 75 (4.15%) Technical Leader
14 69 (3.82%) Test Engineer
15 64 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
15 64 (3.54%) Project Manager
16 61 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
17 56 (3.10%) Development Manager
18 52 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
19 51 (2.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (23.73%) .NET
2 328 (18.14%) HTML
3 314 (17.37%) AngularJS
4 220 (12.17%) CSS
5 210 (11.62%) ASP.NET
6 173 (9.57%) Spring
7 170 (9.40%) React
8 141 (7.80%) HTML5
9 140 (7.74%) Hibernate
10 136 (7.52%) Web Services
11 126 (6.97%) Node.js
12 120 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 120 (6.64%) REST
13 115 (6.36%) RESTful
14 108 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 92 (5.09%) WCF
16 83 (4.59%) jQuery
17 78 (4.31%) XML
18 75 (4.15%) .NET Framework
19 56 (3.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.35%) Enterprise Software
2 127 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (6.25%) User Experience
4 90 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 66 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (3.04%) Algorithms
7 52 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 47 (2.60%) Fintech
9 46 (2.54%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.11%) Robotics
10 20 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (1.05%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.44%) Internet of Things
16 7 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
17 6 (0.33%) NHS
17 6 (0.33%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 174 (9.62%) Linux
2 112 (6.19%) Windows
3 103 (5.70%) Unix
4 62 (3.43%) Android
5 57 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.22%) CentOS
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
13 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.055%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (24.61%) Scrum
2 342 (18.92%) SDLC
3 339 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 322 (17.81%) TDD
5 292 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 267 (14.77%) OO
7 251 (13.88%) MVC
8 189 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (9.57%) Mentoring
10 162 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
11 161 (8.90%) BDD
12 142 (7.85%) Microservices
13 140 (7.74%) DevOps
14 136 (7.52%) Waterfall
15 126 (6.97%) Open Source
15 126 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 125 (6.91%) Collaborative Working
16 125 (6.91%) OOP
17 110 (6.08%) Analytics
18 101 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 622 (34.40%) Java
2 579 (32.02%) SQL
3 523 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 477 (26.38%) C#
5 291 (16.10%) Python
6 100 (5.53%) PHP
7 99 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 88 (4.87%) Ruby
9 69 (3.82%) C++
10 45 (2.49%) TypeScript
11 42 (2.32%) T-SQL
12 34 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 34 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 32 (1.77%) Apple Swift
13 32 (1.77%) ES6
14 31 (1.71%) Objective-C
15 28 (1.55%) C
16 26 (1.44%) Java 8
17 20 (1.11%) Perl
18 19 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 232 (12.83%) Degree
2 38 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.05%) ISEB
5 17 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.55%) PMP
8 10 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.50%) CCNP
9 9 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.50%) CISSP
9 9 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.39%) CCDP
11 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.28%) CISM
12 5 (0.28%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.03%) QA
2 13 (0.72%) PMO
3 12 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.55%) GDPR
5 7 (0.39%) SLA
6 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.28%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.28%) ISO 26262
7 5 (0.28%) MISRA
7 5 (0.28%) MISRA C
8 4 (0.22%) COBIT
8 4 (0.22%) P3O
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.11%) IEC 61131
11 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.055%) GxP
11 1 (0.055%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (6.86%) Docker
2 29 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.50%) vSphere
4 7 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.33%) Xen
5 6 (0.33%) XenServer
6 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.22%) NFS
8 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.17%) Firmware
8 3 (0.17%) HDFS
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.11%) Samba
10 1 (0.055%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.055%) LXC
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.055%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 110 (6.08%) Ansible
2 91 (5.03%) Puppet
3 45 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.61%) Terraform
6 9 (0.50%) Cobbler
7 8 (0.44%) Icinga
8 6 (0.33%) Graphite
8 6 (0.33%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.28%) Packer
10 4 (0.22%) SCCM
11 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
11 3 (0.17%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.17%) SCOM
12 2 (0.11%) Mesos
12 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 253 (13.99%) Oracle
2 195 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 40 (2.21%) Xamarin
4 34 (1.88%) IBM
5 29 (1.60%) Google
6 26 (1.44%) Sybase
7 24 (1.33%) Cognizant
7 24 (1.33%) SAP
8 18 (1.00%) VMware
9 17 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 16 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 16 (0.88%) Twitter
11 14 (0.77%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.72%) Facebook
13 12 (0.66%) Citrix
13 12 (0.66%) Informatica
13 12 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.61%) Cisco
14 11 (0.61%) Tableau
15 10 (0.55%) Cognos