Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,731 1,833 1,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.64% 32.77% 31.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.81% 35.52% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,208 918
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
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 4,972 5,161 4,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.76% 92.26% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,190 3,348 2,892
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +0.46% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Edinburgh +1 788 £47,500 +5.56% 166
Glasgow -1 774 £50,000 - 127
West Lothian +13 64 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Stirling +8 17 £39,774 -11.61%
Dundee +1 17 £37,500 - 6
Aberdeen -4 14 £33,750 +3.85% 2
South Lanarkshire -2 12 £42,500 -4.93%
Fife -9 8 £42,500 - 4
Midlothian - 5 £38,750 - 1
North Lanarkshire +5 4 £44,000 -2.76%
Renfrewshire -1 4 £45,000 +30.81% 1
Highlands -2 4 £20,000 -66.67%
Aberdeenshire +2 3 £41,000 -
South Ayrshire - 3 £41,000 -
Lothian - 2 £41,000 -
Inverclyde +2 1 £50,000 +53.85%
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 575 (33.22%) Java
2 553 (31.95%) JavaScript
3 543 (31.37%) SQL
4 480 (27.73%) Finance
5 446 (25.77%) C#
6 426 (24.61%) Scrum
7 379 (21.89%) .NET
8 349 (20.16%) HTML
9 323 (18.66%) AngularJS
10 322 (18.60%) Test Automation
11 302 (17.45%) SDLC
12 295 (17.04%) Software Engineering
13 283 (16.35%) TDD
14 277 (16.00%) Python
15 251 (14.50%) SQL Server
16 250 (14.44%) CSS
17 244 (14.10%) OO
18 237 (13.69%) Degree
19 224 (12.94%) Oracle
20 217 (12.54%) Mentoring
21 213 (12.31%) Git (software)
22 210 (12.13%) MVC
23 188 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 184 (10.63%) React
25 181 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
26 174 (10.05%) Microsoft
27 171 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
28 154 (8.90%) HTML5
29 150 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
30 149 (8.61%) DevOps

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 43 (2.48%) JBoss
2 32 (1.85%) Confluence
3 29 (1.68%) Apache Spark
3 29 (1.68%) IIS
4 28 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 27 (1.56%) Apache
6 23 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.69%) CMS
8 12 (0.69%) SAS
9 7 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.23%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.23%) WordPress
13 3 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.17%) concrete5
13 3 (0.17%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 32 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 32 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
2 31 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.40%) Magento
6 5 (0.29%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.058%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.058%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.058%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 188 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (3.29%) SaaS
4 28 (1.62%) npm
5 25 (1.44%) GitHub
6 21 (1.21%) PaaS
7 20 (1.16%) Office 365
8 13 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.75%) Slack
9 11 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.46%) Serverless
11 7 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.35%) TestFlight
13 5 (0.29%) IaaS
13 5 (0.29%) Yarn
14 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.23%) Lucidchart
15 3 (0.17%) Apigee
15 3 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.56%) Internet
2 17 (0.98%) HTTP
3 15 (0.87%) Firewall
4 14 (0.81%) Network Security
5 13 (0.75%) DNS
5 13 (0.75%) Wireless
6 12 (0.69%) LAN
6 12 (0.69%) SMS
7 11 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 11 (0.64%) WAN
7 11 (0.64%) Wireless Security
8 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.46%) DHCP
10 6 (0.35%) VoIP
11 5 (0.29%) Hyperconnected
12 3 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.17%) SSL
13 2 (0.12%) AMQP
13 2 (0.12%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.12%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 126 (7.28%) NoSQL
3 106 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 103 (5.95%) MySQL
5 83 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
6 73 (4.22%) Hadoop
7 53 (3.06%) Big Data
8 51 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 50 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 36 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (1.33%) QlikView
14 20 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (1.10%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.04%) Qlik Sense
17 17 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (0.92%) Power BI
18 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
19 12 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 213 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 133 (7.68%) Jenkins
3 109 (6.30%) Selenium
4 103 (5.95%) JIRA
5 95 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 81 (4.68%) Maven
7 74 (4.27%) Visual Studio
8 57 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (3.24%) SpecFlow
9 56 (3.24%) TeamCity
10 51 (2.95%) Subversion
11 35 (2.02%) JUnit
12 32 (1.85%) webpack
13 31 (1.79%) Hudson
14 27 (1.56%) Eclipse
15 26 (1.50%) NUnit
16 24 (1.39%) Appium
17 18 (1.04%) Grunt
18 17 (0.98%) JMeter
19 16 (0.92%) Ranorex
General
1 480 (27.73%) Finance
2 142 (8.20%) Banking
3 36 (2.08%) Retail
4 30 (1.73%) Marketing
5 22 (1.27%) Electronics
6 21 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 18 (1.04%) Games
8 17 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.75%) Advertising
11 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.58%) Law
14 9 (0.52%) Automotive
15 6 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.29%) Legal
17 4 (0.23%) Billing
18 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 639 (36.92%) Developer
2 185 (10.69%) Java Developer
3 173 (9.99%) .NET Developer
4 169 (9.76%) Analyst
5 165 (9.53%) Software Engineer
6 145 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 117 (6.76%) Architect
8 114 (6.59%) Software Developer
9 109 (6.30%) C# Developer
10 87 (5.03%) Business Analyst
11 83 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 73 (4.22%) Technical Leader
13 70 (4.04%) Test Engineer
14 65 (3.76%) Development Manager
15 62 (3.58%) Project Manager
16 60 (3.47%) Java Engineer
17 53 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
18 52 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
19 51 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
20 49 (2.83%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (21.89%) .NET
2 349 (20.16%) HTML
3 323 (18.66%) AngularJS
4 250 (14.44%) CSS
5 184 (10.63%) React
6 154 (8.90%) HTML5
7 145 (8.38%) Spring
8 139 (8.03%) ASP.NET
9 132 (7.63%) Web Services
10 119 (6.87%) RESTful
11 117 (6.76%) Hibernate
12 98 (5.66%) REST
13 94 (5.43%) jQuery
14 88 (5.08%) Node.js
15 80 (4.62%) XML
16 77 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 72 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 68 (3.93%) .NET Framework
19 65 (3.76%) CSS3
20 62 (3.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
3 110 (6.35%) User Experience
4 71 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
5 66 (3.81%) Fintech
6 58 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 50 (2.89%) Algorithms
8 45 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 38 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 22 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.21%) Robotics
13 16 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.75%) Cloud Native
15 11 (0.64%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.52%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.40%) DataPower
17 7 (0.40%) Internet of Things
18 6 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 142 (8.20%) Linux
2 94 (5.43%) Windows
3 79 (4.56%) Unix
4 43 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.37%) Android
6 20 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.23%) CentOS
12 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.058%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (24.61%) Scrum
2 322 (18.60%) Test Automation
3 302 (17.45%) SDLC
4 295 (17.04%) Software Engineering
5 283 (16.35%) TDD
6 244 (14.10%) OO
7 217 (12.54%) Mentoring
8 210 (12.13%) MVC
9 181 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
10 171 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 149 (8.61%) DevOps
12 135 (7.80%) Microservices
13 133 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 132 (7.63%) Waterfall
15 130 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 125 (7.22%) BDD
17 117 (6.76%) OOP
18 108 (6.24%) Analytics
19 105 (6.07%) Open Source
20 102 (5.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 575 (33.22%) Java
2 553 (31.95%) JavaScript
3 543 (31.37%) SQL
4 446 (25.77%) C#
5 277 (16.00%) Python
6 106 (6.12%) PHP
7 94 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 75 (4.33%) Ruby
9 67 (3.87%) C++
10 41 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.25%) TypeScript
12 33 (1.91%) ES6
12 33 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 29 (1.68%) C
14 24 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 21 (1.21%) Apple Swift
16 20 (1.16%) Perl
17 19 (1.10%) Java 8
17 19 (1.10%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 237 (13.69%) Degree
2 41 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.10%) ISEB
5 15 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (0.75%) CCNP
6 13 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (0.64%) CCDP
9 10 (0.58%) CISSP
9 10 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.52%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.35%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.29%) CISMP
13 4 (0.23%) CISM
13 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.23%) PMP
13 4 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.39%) QA
2 16 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.81%) PMO
4 13 (0.75%) GDPR
5 7 (0.40%) SLA
6 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.29%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 26262
7 5 (0.29%) MISRA
7 5 (0.29%) MISRA C
7 5 (0.29%) P3O
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) IEC 61131
10 1 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.058%) GxP
System Software
1 114 (6.59%) Docker
2 34 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.40%) vSphere
5 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.29%) HDFS
7 4 (0.23%) NFS
7 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.23%) Xen
7 4 (0.23%) XenServer
8 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.17%) Firmware
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.12%) Samba
9 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.058%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.058%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 93 (5.37%) Ansible
2 69 (3.99%) Puppet
3 42 (2.43%) Kubernetes
4 25 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.64%) Terraform
6 6 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.29%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.23%) Icinga
8 4 (0.23%) Mesos
8 4 (0.23%) SCCM
9 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.17%) Nagios
9 3 (0.17%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.17%) SCOM
10 2 (0.12%) Kibana
10 2 (0.12%) logstash
10 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.12%) QRadar
11 1 (0.058%) Graphite
11 1 (0.058%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 224 (12.94%) Oracle
2 174 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 34 (1.96%) IBM
3 34 (1.96%) Xamarin
4 20 (1.16%) Cognizant
5 19 (1.10%) SAP
6 18 (1.04%) TIBCO
7 17 (0.98%) Google
8 16 (0.92%) Cisco
8 16 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 15 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (0.87%) Sybase
10 14 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.81%) Cognos
10 14 (0.81%) Tableau
11 13 (0.75%) Twitter
12 11 (0.64%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.58%) Informatica
13 10 (0.58%) VMware
14 9 (0.52%) HP