Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Aug 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 1,733 1,826 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.72% 33.28% 33.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.09% 35.32% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,264 1,081
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £74,625 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 4,802 5,170 5,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.42% 94.22% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,038 3,469 3,110
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 862 £52,500 +5.00% 125
Glasgow -1 630 £45,000 -10.00% 106
West Lothian 0 66 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Dundee 0 49 £39,250 -1.88% 18
Fife +8 30 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Aberdeen +8 27 £39,000 -2.50% 9
Stirling +5 11 £41,500 +4.05% 1
Midlothian +1 8 £31,612 -15.70%
South Lanarkshire +1 8 £37,500 -11.76%
North Lanarkshire -3 6 £52,500 +30.43% 2
Moray - 4 - -
Aberdeenshire - 3 £46,250 -
Lanarkshire -1 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Renfrewshire -1 2 £48,500 +11.49% 6
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Inverclyde +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
Highlands - 1 £55,000 - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 475 (27.41%) JavaScript
2 472 (27.24%) Finance
3 449 (25.91%) Java
4 403 (23.25%) SQL
5 385 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 350 (20.20%) Scrum
7 313 (18.06%) DevOps
8 302 (17.43%) SDLC
9 296 (17.08%) C#
9 296 (17.08%) .NET
10 286 (16.50%) Test Automation
11 280 (16.16%) Azure
11 280 (16.16%) HTML
12 276 (15.93%) CSS
13 255 (14.71%) TDD
14 251 (14.48%) Mentoring
15 235 (13.56%) Git (software)
15 235 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
16 231 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
17 209 (12.06%) Python
18 208 (12.00%) React
19 206 (11.89%) AngularJS
20 184 (10.62%) Banking
21 181 (10.44%) Microservices
22 177 (10.21%) AWS
22 177 (10.21%) Microsoft
23 172 (9.92%) SQL Server
24 162 (9.35%) MVC
25 160 (9.23%) Node.js
26 159 (9.17%) Oracle

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 39 (2.25%) Confluence
2 27 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.15%) Apache
3 20 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 17 (0.98%) IIS
5 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 16 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 15 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (0.69%) JBoss
8 12 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.35%) CMS
12 5 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.23%) Appian
13 4 (0.23%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.46%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.29%) Sketch
6 4 (0.23%) InVision
7 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.058%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.058%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.058%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.17%) Actimize
5 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.058%) Maximo
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 280 (16.16%) Azure
2 177 (10.21%) AWS
3 94 (5.42%) GCP
4 73 (4.21%) SaaS
5 38 (2.19%) Power Platform
6 36 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (1.90%) IaaS
8 30 (1.73%) GitHub
9 25 (1.44%) PaaS
10 19 (1.10%) Office 365
11 17 (0.98%) Azure Stack
11 17 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
12 16 (0.92%) Serverless
13 14 (0.81%) npm
14 13 (0.75%) G Suite
15 9 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
16 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
17 7 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.08%) HTTP
2 31 (1.79%) Firewall
3 23 (1.33%) Internet
4 14 (0.81%) Network Security
5 10 (0.58%) DHCP
5 10 (0.58%) DNS
5 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.40%) WAN
7 6 (0.35%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (0.35%) LAN
7 6 (0.35%) Wireless
7 6 (0.35%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.058%) Intranet
9 1 (0.058%) SSL
9 1 (0.058%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 88 (5.08%) Big Data
4 63 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 49 (2.83%) MySQL
6 42 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 39 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 39 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (2.19%) Power BI
9 31 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.98%) DB2
14 16 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
14 16 (0.92%) QlikView
15 15 (0.87%) Redis
16 13 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 235 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 140 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 126 (7.27%) JIRA
4 84 (4.85%) Selenium
5 52 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 44 (2.54%) Visual Studio
8 40 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.62%) JUnit
9 28 (1.62%) Subversion
10 26 (1.50%) Ant
11 24 (1.38%) Maven
12 22 (1.27%) SonarQube
13 19 (1.10%) Hudson
14 16 (0.92%) gulp
14 16 (0.92%) IBM UrbanCode
14 16 (0.92%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.87%) Gradle
15 15 (0.87%) Mocha
15 15 (0.87%) Mockito
General
1 472 (27.24%) Finance
2 184 (10.62%) Banking
3 106 (6.12%) Retail
4 62 (3.58%) Public Sector
5 49 (2.83%) Marketing
6 25 (1.44%) Games
7 23 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.75%) Legal
8 13 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.35%) Electronics
10 4 (0.23%) Advertising
10 4 (0.23%) Law
10 4 (0.23%) Local Government
10 4 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.058%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 636 (36.70%) Developer
2 163 (9.41%) Java Developer
3 158 (9.12%) Senior Developer
4 153 (8.83%) Software Engineer
5 114 (6.58%) Analyst
6 104 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 76 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 70 (4.04%) Project Manager
9 64 (3.69%) Business Analyst
9 64 (3.69%) C# Developer
10 62 (3.58%) Architect
11 53 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 46 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 44 (2.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 44 (2.54%) Senior Software Developer
14 41 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
15 39 (2.25%) Tester
16 37 (2.14%) Product Manager
17 36 (2.08%) Consultant
17 36 (2.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (17.08%) .NET
2 280 (16.16%) HTML
3 276 (15.93%) CSS
4 208 (12.00%) React
5 206 (11.89%) AngularJS
6 160 (9.23%) Node.js
7 119 (6.87%) RESTful
8 114 (6.58%) Web Services
9 110 (6.35%) ASP.NET
10 109 (6.29%) HTML5
11 106 (6.12%) Spring
12 103 (5.94%) REST
13 91 (5.25%) JSON
14 85 (4.90%) CSS3
15 84 (4.85%) jQuery
16 70 (4.04%) .NET Framework
17 61 (3.52%) .NET Core
18 49 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (2.77%) Hibernate
19 48 (2.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.69%) User Experience
2 98 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 55 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 55 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 44 (2.54%) Public Cloud
7 32 (1.85%) Robotics
8 29 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.15%) Smart Home
10 18 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (0.63%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.58%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (0.58%) Tandem
13 9 (0.52%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.52%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 151 (8.71%) Linux
2 91 (5.25%) Windows
3 66 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 63 (3.64%) Android
5 62 (3.58%) Unix
6 32 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
11 2 (0.12%) CentOS
11 2 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.058%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 350 (20.20%) Scrum
3 313 (18.06%) DevOps
4 302 (17.43%) SDLC
5 286 (16.50%) Test Automation
6 255 (14.71%) TDD
7 251 (14.48%) Mentoring
8 235 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
9 231 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 181 (10.44%) Microservices
11 162 (9.35%) MVC
12 132 (7.62%) OO
13 127 (7.33%) Coaching
14 121 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 120 (6.92%) BDD
16 114 (6.58%) Project Delivery
16 114 (6.58%) Waterfall
17 108 (6.23%) Computer Science
18 106 (6.12%) Fintech
19 104 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 475 (27.41%) JavaScript
2 449 (25.91%) Java
3 403 (23.25%) SQL
4 296 (17.08%) C#
5 209 (12.06%) Python
6 83 (4.79%) Ruby
7 74 (4.27%) PL/SQL
8 59 (3.40%) C++
9 54 (3.12%) TypeScript
10 44 (2.54%) PHP
11 42 (2.42%) ES6
12 41 (2.37%) Java 8
13 39 (2.25%) Groovy
14 35 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 32 (1.85%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.73%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.67%) C
18 27 (1.56%) Apple Swift
19 26 (1.50%) Kotlin
20 24 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 135 (7.79%) Degree
2 46 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.04%) CISM
3 18 (1.04%) CISSP
3 18 (1.04%) ISTQB
4 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 12 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.63%) HNC
7 10 (0.58%) PMP
8 8 (0.46%) CCNP
8 8 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.46%) ISEB
8 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.35%) CCDP
10 6 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.58%) QA
2 10 (0.58%) PMO
3 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.35%) SEPA
5 5 (0.29%) GDPR
6 4 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.17%) SLA
8 2 (0.12%) COREP
8 2 (0.12%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.12%) FINREP
9 1 (0.058%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.058%) JTAG
9 1 (0.058%) PSD2
System Software
1 138 (7.96%) Docker
2 17 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.58%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.17%) HDFS
5 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.058%) Firmware
7 1 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.058%) vSphere
7 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 124 (7.16%) Kubernetes
2 96 (5.54%) Ansible
3 55 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (2.71%) Terraform
5 25 (1.44%) Puppet
6 10 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.17%) Kibana
8 3 (0.17%) logstash
9 2 (0.12%) Rancher
9 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.058%) Nagios
10 1 (0.058%) Nmap
10 1 (0.058%) Packer
10 1 (0.058%) SCCM
Vendors
1 177 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 159 (9.17%) Oracle
3 82 (4.73%) Google
4 53 (3.06%) IBM
5 24 (1.38%) Tableau
6 21 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.04%) Informatica
9 16 (0.92%) Apple
10 15 (0.87%) Micro Focus
11 14 (0.81%) Adobe
12 13 (0.75%) Perfecto Mobile
12 13 (0.75%) SAP
12 13 (0.75%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.69%) Splunk
14 10 (0.58%) AppDynamics
14 10 (0.58%) Cisco
15 9 (0.52%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.46%) Databricks
17 7 (0.40%) Dynatrace