Period
to 20 March 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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,670 1,790 1,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.48% 31.75% 30.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.86% 34.24% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,194 807
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,325 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,000
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 4,791 5,228 4,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.17% 92.73% 92.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,098 3,514 2,667
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 March 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 20 March 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 0 798 £46,250 +2.78% 148
Glasgow 0 703 £47,500 -5.00% 119
West Lothian +1 76 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Aberdeen -1 16 £38,750 +19.23% 10
Dundee -4 13 £35,750 -10.63% 16
Fife -6 11 £47,500 - 3
Stirling +8 9 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire +1 7 £41,000 -8.89% 1
South Lanarkshire -5 7 £41,250 -2.94%
Highlands -1 5 £24,783 - 2
Midlothian +1 4 £45,000 +18.42% 3
South Ayrshire - 3 £41,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £72,500 -
Lanarkshire +1 1 £100,000 +194.12% 1
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 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.

1 548 (32.81%) JavaScript
2 515 (30.84%) Java
3 474 (28.38%) SQL
4 380 (22.75%) C#
5 372 (22.28%) Scrum
6 370 (22.16%) Finance
7 339 (20.30%) HTML
8 335 (20.06%) .NET
9 327 (19.58%) Test Automation
10 299 (17.90%) AngularJS
11 288 (17.25%) Software Engineering
12 275 (16.47%) CSS
13 247 (14.79%) TDD
14 243 (14.55%) SDLC
15 230 (13.77%) SQL Server
16 229 (13.71%) Python
17 221 (13.23%) Mentoring
18 217 (12.99%) Git (software)
19 212 (12.69%) Degree
20 205 (12.28%) MVC
21 192 (11.50%) Oracle
22 191 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
23 189 (11.32%) OO
24 185 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
25 181 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
26 171 (10.24%) Microsoft
27 162 (9.70%) React
28 149 (8.92%) DevOps
29 145 (8.68%) Linux
30 144 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement

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 30 (1.80%) JBoss
2 28 (1.68%) Apache
3 27 (1.62%) Confluence
4 24 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.38%) IIS
6 21 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 16 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.90%) CMS
9 13 (0.78%) SAS
9 13 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 3 (0.18%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.18%) Moodle
15 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.18%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 27 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 25 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.72%) Magento
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.060%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 185 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (4.55%) SaaS
4 36 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (2.16%) PaaS
5 25 (1.50%) npm
6 23 (1.38%) IaaS
7 19 (1.14%) GitHub
8 16 (0.96%) Serverless
9 15 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.90%) G Suite
10 11 (0.66%) Office 365
11 8 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.42%) Slack
13 6 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.36%) Lucidchart
13 6 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.36%) TestFlight
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.80%) Firewall
2 29 (1.74%) Network Security
3 25 (1.50%) LAN
4 24 (1.44%) Cisco Wireless
4 24 (1.44%) WAN
4 24 (1.44%) Wireless
4 24 (1.44%) Wireless Security
5 18 (1.08%) HTTP
6 8 (0.48%) Internet
6 8 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.30%) VPN
8 4 (0.24%) SAN
9 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 2 (0.12%) DHCP
10 2 (0.12%) DNS
10 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.060%) Broadband
11 1 (0.060%) DSL
11 1 (0.060%) MPLS
11 1 (0.060%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 115 (6.89%) NoSQL
4 110 (6.59%) MySQL
5 68 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (3.71%) Hadoop
7 61 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 56 (3.35%) Big Data
9 43 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (2.28%) MongoDB
12 34 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.32%) QlikView
15 19 (1.14%) Power BI
15 19 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 217 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 109 (6.53%) Jenkins
3 106 (6.35%) JIRA
4 103 (6.17%) Selenium
5 77 (4.61%) Cucumber
5 77 (4.61%) Visual Studio
6 61 (3.65%) TeamCity
7 50 (2.99%) Subversion
8 49 (2.93%) Hudson
9 45 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (2.57%) Maven
11 42 (2.51%) SpecFlow
12 35 (2.10%) NUnit
13 30 (1.80%) JUnit
14 24 (1.44%) webpack
15 21 (1.26%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.02%) gulp
17 16 (0.96%) Appium
18 15 (0.90%) Grunt
19 13 (0.78%) Xdebug
General
1 370 (22.16%) Finance
2 94 (5.63%) Banking
3 32 (1.92%) Retail
4 28 (1.68%) Marketing
5 21 (1.26%) Games
6 19 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 13 (0.78%) Advertising
8 9 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.48%) Electronics
9 8 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.42%) Publishing
11 6 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.30%) Back Office
12 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.30%) Legal
13 3 (0.18%) Automotive
13 3 (0.18%) Law
14 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 653 (39.10%) Developer
2 190 (11.38%) Java Developer
3 181 (10.84%) Analyst
4 174 (10.42%) Software Engineer
5 155 (9.28%) Software Developer
6 125 (7.49%) .NET Developer
7 119 (7.13%) Senior Developer
8 99 (5.93%) Business Analyst
9 93 (5.57%) C# Developer
10 76 (4.55%) Architect
11 72 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 65 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 60 (3.59%) Test Engineer
14 55 (3.29%) Project Manager
15 50 (2.99%) Development Manager
16 48 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
17 46 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
18 45 (2.69%) .NET Software Developer
18 45 (2.69%) Software Manager
18 45 (2.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (20.30%) HTML
2 335 (20.06%) .NET
3 299 (17.90%) AngularJS
4 275 (16.47%) CSS
5 162 (9.70%) React
6 129 (7.72%) HTML5
7 123 (7.37%) Spring
8 118 (7.07%) ASP.NET
9 114 (6.83%) REST
10 108 (6.47%) Web Services
11 98 (5.87%) Node.js
12 97 (5.81%) RESTful
13 88 (5.27%) jQuery
14 84 (5.03%) JSON
15 83 (4.97%) CSS3
16 81 (4.85%) Hibernate
17 68 (4.07%) XML
18 64 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 61 (3.65%) .NET Framework
20 59 (3.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (7.25%) User Experience
3 78 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 63 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 52 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (3.05%) Fintech
8 35 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.32%) Robotics
11 19 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.78%) Cloud Native
14 12 (0.72%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
17 6 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
18 5 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
18 5 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 145 (8.68%) Linux
2 83 (4.97%) Windows
3 46 (2.75%) Unix
4 37 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.86%) Android
6 10 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.42%) CentOS
8 6 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.060%) AIX
13 1 (0.060%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.060%) Solaris
13 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.060%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (22.28%) Scrum
2 327 (19.58%) Test Automation
3 288 (17.25%) Software Engineering
4 247 (14.79%) TDD
5 243 (14.55%) SDLC
6 221 (13.23%) Mentoring
7 205 (12.28%) MVC
8 191 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
9 189 (11.32%) OO
10 181 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
11 149 (8.92%) DevOps
12 144 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 138 (8.26%) Microservices
14 136 (8.14%) Waterfall
15 121 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 118 (7.07%) BDD
17 110 (6.59%) Coaching
18 106 (6.35%) Computer Science
19 105 (6.29%) Front End Development
20 104 (6.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 548 (32.81%) JavaScript
2 515 (30.84%) Java
3 474 (28.38%) SQL
4 380 (22.75%) C#
5 229 (13.71%) Python
6 110 (6.59%) PHP
7 107 (6.41%) C++
8 91 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 44 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 43 (2.57%) PowerShell
11 36 (2.16%) C
11 36 (2.16%) Scala
12 35 (2.10%) Ruby
13 34 (2.04%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.80%) ES6
15 29 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.38%) Perl
17 22 (1.32%) Java 8
18 12 (0.72%) Apple Swift
19 11 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 212 (12.69%) Degree
2 41 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.62%) CCNP
3 27 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (1.44%) CCDP
5 23 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.72%) ISEB
7 12 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.42%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.30%) CISMP
13 5 (0.30%) CISSP
14 4 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.24%) PMP
15 3 (0.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 3 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (7.19%) QA
2 33 (1.98%) PMO
3 22 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.90%) GDPR
5 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.42%) P3O
6 5 (0.30%) SLA
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.060%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.060%) PSD2
System Software
1 90 (5.39%) Docker
2 27 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.24%) HDFS
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.060%) NFS
6 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.060%) Xen
6 1 (0.060%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (5.33%) Ansible
2 53 (3.17%) Kubernetes
3 48 (2.87%) Puppet
4 24 (1.44%) Terraform
5 17 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.48%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.30%) Kibana
7 5 (0.30%) logstash
8 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.18%) Mesos
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.12%) QRadar
9 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.060%) Graphite
10 1 (0.060%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.060%) Marathon
10 1 (0.060%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.060%) Packer
Vendors
1 192 (11.50%) Oracle
2 171 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 39 (2.34%) Google
4 31 (1.86%) Xamarin
5 30 (1.80%) Cisco
6 22 (1.32%) IBM
7 18 (1.08%) Zend
8 16 (0.96%) Tableau
9 14 (0.84%) Cognizant
9 14 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (0.84%) SAP
10 12 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 12 (0.72%) VMware
11 10 (0.60%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.60%) Splunk
12 9 (0.54%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.48%) Canon
13 8 (0.48%) PagerDuty
13 8 (0.48%) Solace
14 7 (0.42%) CA Agile Central