Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,523 1,770 1,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.51% 32.88% 32.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.93% 35.00% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1,169 1,197
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,686 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 4,360 5,057 5,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.06% 93.93% 92.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,641 3,245 3,358
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +1.14%
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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
Edinburgh 0 676 £52,500 +10.53% 141
Glasgow 0 632 £47,500 -5.00% 110
Dundee +3 60 £41,500 +10.67% 12
West Lothian +3 40 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Aberdeen +4 33 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Fife +8 17 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Stirling -3 14 £44,000 +10.63% 2
South Lanarkshire 0 8 £37,500 -11.76%
West Dunbartonshire - 8 - -
North Lanarkshire -1 5 £52,500 +19.32% 1
Midlothian 0 4 £33,056 -11.85%
South Ayrshire +9 3 £50,000 +21.95%
Inverclyde +4 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Scottish Borders +3 1 - -
Aberdeenshire 0 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Falkirk - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £45,000 - 3
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 465 (30.53%) JavaScript
2 375 (24.62%) SQL
3 358 (23.51%) Finance
4 356 (23.37%) Java
5 353 (23.18%) .NET
6 349 (22.92%) C#
7 312 (20.49%) Software Engineering
8 311 (20.42%) Scrum
9 301 (19.76%) HTML
10 289 (18.98%) CSS
11 271 (17.79%) Azure
12 267 (17.53%) DevOps
13 262 (17.20%) SDLC
14 249 (16.35%) AngularJS
15 236 (15.50%) Git (software)
16 228 (14.97%) Test Automation
17 218 (14.31%) TDD
18 199 (13.07%) React
19 198 (13.00%) Microservices
20 191 (12.54%) Mentoring
21 190 (12.48%) Python
22 183 (12.02%) SQL Server
23 182 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
24 171 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
25 164 (10.77%) MVC
26 163 (10.70%) AWS
27 145 (9.52%) ASP.NET
28 134 (8.80%) Microsoft
28 134 (8.80%) Docker
29 133 (8.73%) Web Services

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 32 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.71%) Apache Spark
2 26 (1.71%) Confluence
3 22 (1.44%) Apache
4 18 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.05%) IIS
6 15 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.53%) CMS
9 8 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.20%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.20%) Drupal
14 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.33%) Simulink
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) InVision
6 3 (0.20%) Sketch
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 271 (17.79%) Azure
2 163 (10.70%) AWS
3 58 (3.81%) GCP
3 58 (3.81%) SaaS
4 40 (2.63%) Power Platform
5 29 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.58%) GitHub
6 24 (1.58%) Office 365
7 22 (1.44%) Serverless
8 16 (1.05%) IaaS
9 14 (0.92%) PaaS
10 12 (0.79%) G Suite
11 11 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.53%) npm
13 8 (0.53%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.53%) PowerApps
14 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.26%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.10%) HTTP
2 26 (1.71%) Firewall
3 20 (1.31%) Internet
4 14 (0.92%) Wireless
5 10 (0.66%) DHCP
5 10 (0.66%) DNS
5 10 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.20%) SSL
6 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.13%) FTP
7 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.13%) Network Security
7 2 (0.13%) Skype
7 2 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.066%) Intranet
8 1 (0.066%) RTSP
8 1 (0.066%) SAN
8 1 (0.066%) WAN
8 1 (0.066%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.37%) Big Data
3 75 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.81%) MySQL
5 45 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 40 (2.63%) Power BI
8 38 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 32 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
11 24 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.51%) DB2
12 23 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.12%) Hadoop
16 16 (1.05%) Text Mining
17 15 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
18 8 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 236 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 129 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 88 (5.78%) JIRA
4 75 (4.92%) Selenium
5 66 (4.33%) Visual Studio
6 54 (3.55%) TeamCity
7 51 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (2.36%) Ant
9 33 (2.17%) Subversion
10 32 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.90%) Gradle
12 24 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
13 21 (1.38%) SonarQube
14 19 (1.25%) IBM UrbanCode
15 17 (1.12%) Maven
16 15 (0.98%) NUnit
17 14 (0.92%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.92%) WebDriver
18 13 (0.85%) Grunt
18 13 (0.85%) gulp
General
1 358 (23.51%) Finance
2 109 (7.16%) Banking
3 65 (4.27%) Retail
4 44 (2.89%) Marketing
5 43 (2.82%) Public Sector
6 27 (1.77%) Games
7 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.85%) Law
9 11 (0.72%) Automotive
9 11 (0.72%) Legal
10 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.20%) Electronics
13 3 (0.20%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.13%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Avionics
14 2 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.13%) Military
15 1 (0.066%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 695 (45.63%) Developer
2 180 (11.82%) Senior Developer
3 149 (9.78%) Java Developer
4 148 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 115 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 104 (6.83%) Software Developer
7 73 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 70 (4.60%) C# Developer
9 66 (4.33%) Analyst
10 51 (3.35%) Senior Software Developer
11 48 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 45 (2.95%) Lead Developer
13 40 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 39 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
15 37 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (2.30%) C# Software Engineer
17 34 (2.23%) Test Engineer
17 34 (2.23%) Web Developer
18 33 (2.17%) Business Analyst
19 32 (2.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (23.18%) .NET
2 301 (19.76%) HTML
3 289 (18.98%) CSS
4 249 (16.35%) AngularJS
5 199 (13.07%) React
6 145 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 133 (8.73%) Web Services
8 127 (8.34%) Node.js
9 120 (7.88%) RESTful
10 112 (7.35%) HTML5
11 107 (7.03%) jQuery
12 104 (6.83%) REST
13 99 (6.50%) .NET Core
13 99 (6.50%) .NET Framework
14 92 (6.04%) Spring
15 85 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (4.66%) JSON
17 69 (4.53%) CSS3
18 56 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.75%) User Experience
2 106 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 74 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (2.69%) Robotics
7 40 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 25 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 10 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Smart Home
14 6 (0.39%) Social Media
15 5 (0.33%) Blog
15 5 (0.33%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (8.47%) Linux
2 88 (5.78%) Windows
3 69 (4.53%) Android
3 69 (4.53%) Apple iOS
4 47 (3.09%) Unix
5 32 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.53%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.26%) VMS
11 3 (0.20%) AIX
11 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.20%) Solaris
12 2 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (20.49%) Software Engineering
2 311 (20.42%) Scrum
3 267 (17.53%) DevOps
4 262 (17.20%) SDLC
5 228 (14.97%) Test Automation
6 218 (14.31%) TDD
7 198 (13.00%) Microservices
8 191 (12.54%) Mentoring
9 182 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
10 171 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
11 164 (10.77%) MVC
12 111 (7.29%) OO
13 94 (6.17%) Front End Development
14 93 (6.11%) Project Management
15 87 (5.71%) Decision-Making
16 85 (5.58%) Computer Science
16 85 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 85 (5.58%) Fintech
17 82 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 81 (5.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 465 (30.53%) JavaScript
2 375 (24.62%) SQL
3 356 (23.37%) Java
4 349 (22.92%) C#
5 190 (12.48%) Python
6 87 (5.71%) Ruby
7 64 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 60 (3.94%) PHP
9 59 (3.87%) PowerShell
9 59 (3.87%) TypeScript
10 54 (3.55%) Java 8
11 51 (3.35%) C++
12 49 (3.22%) ES6
13 34 (2.23%) Scala
14 33 (2.17%) Kotlin
15 29 (1.90%) Apple Swift
15 29 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.64%) C
17 22 (1.44%) Groovy
18 21 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 122 (8.01%) Degree
2 31 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 15 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.85%) CISM
5 13 (0.85%) CISSP
6 11 (0.72%) PMP
7 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.33%) ISEB
10 4 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.20%) HND
12 2 (0.13%) HNC
12 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.066%) CCNA
13 1 (0.066%) CCNP
13 1 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.09%) QA
2 6 (0.39%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.39%) PMO
3 5 (0.33%) GDPR
4 4 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.26%) SEPA
5 3 (0.20%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) PSD2
7 1 (0.066%) COREP
7 1 (0.066%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.066%) FINREP
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) JTAG
System Software
1 134 (8.80%) Docker
2 14 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.66%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 9 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) HDFS
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 98 (6.43%) Kubernetes
2 72 (4.73%) Ansible
3 27 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.71%) Terraform
5 15 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
6 10 (0.66%) Puppet
7 4 (0.26%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.26%) Kibana
7 4 (0.26%) logstash
8 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.13%) Ambari
9 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.13%) Oozie
9 2 (0.13%) Rancher
9 2 (0.13%) SCCM
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.066%) Control-M
10 1 (0.066%) Nagios
Vendors
1 134 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 116 (7.62%) Oracle
3 41 (2.69%) Google
4 32 (2.10%) IBM
5 23 (1.51%) Micro Focus
6 21 (1.38%) Tableau
7 16 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 15 (0.98%) UiPath
8 15 (0.98%) Zend
9 14 (0.92%) Xamarin
10 13 (0.85%) Blue Prism
11 12 (0.79%) Apple
11 12 (0.79%) Automation Anywhere
11 12 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.72%) Adobe
13 10 (0.66%) Informatica
14 8 (0.53%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 6 (0.39%) Splunk
16 5 (0.33%) Sybase