Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,040 1,108 1,795
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 28.74% 31.26% 33.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.67% 33.99% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 722 714 1,225
10th Percentile £35,525 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,181
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,384 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,525 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.06% +0.95% +4.76%

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 3,284 3,260 5,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.74% 91.96% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,210 2,120 3,359
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £34,738
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Scotland.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 0 485 £50,000 - 105
Glasgow 0 400 £50,000 +11.11% 61
Dundee +1 52 £51,000 +13.33% 9
Aberdeen 0 32 £44,838 -0.36% 10
Fife 0 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Lothian -3 12 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Stirling -1 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 6 £47,500 +0.53%
North Lanarkshire +5 5 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Aberdeenshire - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £38,250 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 278 (26.73%) C#
2 253 (24.33%) JavaScript
3 239 (22.98%) Java
3 239 (22.98%) DevOps
4 236 (22.69%) Azure
5 228 (21.92%) Scrum
6 225 (21.63%) AWS
7 215 (20.67%) Software Engineering
8 205 (19.71%) .NET
9 204 (19.62%) SQL
10 169 (16.25%) Finance
11 158 (15.19%) TDD
11 158 (15.19%) Git (software)
12 156 (15.00%) Test Automation
13 155 (14.90%) HTML
14 148 (14.23%) Docker
15 146 (14.04%) Python
16 143 (13.75%) SQL Server
17 133 (12.79%) Microsoft
18 128 (12.31%) CSS
19 127 (12.21%) React
20 125 (12.02%) SDLC
21 124 (11.92%) User Experience
22 120 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
23 118 (11.35%) Mentoring
24 117 (11.25%) Linux
25 114 (10.96%) Mobile App
26 112 (10.77%) Kubernetes
27 111 (10.67%) Marketing
28 106 (10.19%) Microservices

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 47 (4.52%) Confluence
2 23 (2.21%) IIS
3 17 (1.63%) CMS
4 16 (1.54%) Apache
4 16 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.35%) ColdFusion
6 10 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.48%) Kentico
10 4 (0.38%) SAS
10 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.29%) Drupal
11 3 (0.29%) JBoss
11 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.29%) WordPress
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.58%) MadCap Flare
6 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.48%) Sketch
8 4 (0.38%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.29%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.29%) InDesign
10 1 (0.096%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.096%) Simulink
10 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 236 (22.69%) Azure
2 225 (21.63%) AWS
3 54 (5.19%) SaaS
4 53 (5.10%) GCP
5 34 (3.27%) PaaS
6 32 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (3.08%) Power Platform
7 23 (2.21%) GitHub
8 22 (2.12%) Serverless
9 19 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (1.15%) IaaS
12 10 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (0.67%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.67%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 6 (0.58%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.15%) Firewall
2 9 (0.87%) Intranet
3 5 (0.48%) OSPF
3 5 (0.48%) VPN
3 5 (0.48%) WAN
4 4 (0.38%) Network Security
5 3 (0.29%) Internet
6 2 (0.19%) BGP
6 2 (0.19%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.19%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (0.19%) LAN
6 2 (0.19%) MPLS
6 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.19%) SD-WAN
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) Wireless
7 1 (0.096%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.096%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.56%) MongoDB
3 29 (2.79%) NoSQL
4 28 (2.69%) Power BI
5 26 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (2.50%) MySQL
6 25 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (2.21%) Big Data
8 22 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.92%) Redis
9 20 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.25%) GIS
13 11 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.96%) Data Lake
14 10 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 158 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 102 (9.81%) JIRA
3 66 (6.35%) Selenium
4 60 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 36 (3.46%) Visual Studio
6 31 (2.98%) Cucumber
6 31 (2.98%) MSTest
6 31 (2.98%) Subversion
7 30 (2.88%) NUnit
8 25 (2.40%) SpecFlow
9 24 (2.31%) Bitbucket
9 24 (2.31%) JUnit
10 22 (2.12%) Maven
10 22 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.63%) Cypress.io
12 15 (1.44%) Gradle
12 15 (1.44%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.25%) GitLab
14 11 (1.06%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 169 (16.25%) Finance
2 111 (10.67%) Marketing
3 64 (6.15%) Banking
4 38 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.98%) Retail
6 30 (2.88%) Law
7 25 (2.40%) Games
8 20 (1.92%) Legal
9 17 (1.63%) Automotive
10 13 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.87%) Publishing
13 8 (0.77%) Advertising
14 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.48%) Electronics
16 3 (0.29%) Billing
17 2 (0.19%) Local Government
17 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.19%) Police
17 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 393 (37.79%) Developer
2 124 (11.92%) Software Engineer
3 91 (8.75%) Senior Developer
4 80 (7.69%) Analyst
4 80 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 64 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 62 (5.96%) .NET Developer
7 59 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 57 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 43 (4.13%) Lead Developer
9 43 (4.13%) Test Engineer
10 42 (4.04%) Business Analyst
11 38 (3.65%) Architect
11 38 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
12 33 (3.17%) React Developer
13 29 (2.79%) Development Engineer
13 29 (2.79%) iOS Developer
13 29 (2.79%) Project Manager
13 29 (2.79%) Software Development Engineer
14 28 (2.69%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (19.71%) .NET
2 155 (14.90%) HTML
3 128 (12.31%) CSS
4 127 (12.21%) React
5 87 (8.37%) Spring
6 84 (8.08%) ASP.NET
7 73 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 67 (6.44%) REST
9 63 (6.06%) .NET Framework
10 61 (5.87%) HTML5
11 59 (5.67%) jQuery
11 59 (5.67%) RESTful
12 56 (5.38%) Node.js
13 54 (5.19%) .NET Core
14 51 (4.90%) Web Services
15 48 (4.62%) XML
16 43 (4.13%) Entity Framework
17 40 (3.85%) Kafka
18 36 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (3.46%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.92%) User Experience
2 114 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 91 (8.75%) EPoS
4 66 (6.35%) Organisational Skills
5 56 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (3.46%) Algorithms
8 35 (3.37%) Data Structures
9 34 (3.27%) Management Information System
10 32 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
12 18 (1.73%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.63%) Cloud Native
14 15 (1.44%) Public Cloud
15 14 (1.35%) Life Science
15 14 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
16 11 (1.06%) LIMS
16 11 (1.06%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.96%) Data Centre
18 8 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 117 (11.25%) Linux
2 48 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 37 (3.56%) Windows
4 35 (3.37%) Android
5 19 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.63%) Unix
7 10 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.58%) Alpine Linux
8 6 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.096%) CentOS
11 1 (0.096%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.096%) Solaris
11 1 (0.096%) VMS
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.096%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (22.98%) DevOps
2 228 (21.92%) Scrum
3 215 (20.67%) Software Engineering
4 158 (15.19%) TDD
5 156 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 125 (12.02%) SDLC
7 120 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 118 (11.35%) Mentoring
9 106 (10.19%) Microservices
10 97 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 96 (9.23%) BDD
11 96 (9.23%) OO
12 95 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (8.27%) Software Testing
14 83 (7.98%) Project Management
15 67 (6.44%) MVC
16 66 (6.35%) Computer Science
17 62 (5.96%) User Stories
18 55 (5.29%) OOP
19 53 (5.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 278 (26.73%) C#
2 253 (24.33%) JavaScript
3 239 (22.98%) Java
4 204 (19.62%) SQL
5 146 (14.04%) Python
6 66 (6.35%) C++
6 66 (6.35%) TypeScript
7 49 (4.71%) Java 8
8 34 (3.27%) Apple Swift
8 34 (3.27%) PHP
9 31 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.88%) Ruby
11 28 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 20 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.92%) Scala
14 19 (1.83%) C
15 17 (1.63%) Kotlin
16 12 (1.15%) VB
17 10 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (7.60%) Degree
2 40 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 32 (3.08%) ISEB
4 30 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.67%) PMP
8 6 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.38%) APMP
9 4 (0.38%) CCIE
9 4 (0.38%) CCNP
9 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.096%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (9.42%) QA
2 27 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.06%) PMO
4 10 (0.96%) PMBOK
5 9 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.67%) GDPR
7 6 (0.58%) SLA
8 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.096%) MISRA
System Software
1 148 (14.23%) Docker
2 16 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.48%) RACF
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 112 (10.77%) Kubernetes
2 92 (8.85%) Terraform
3 69 (6.63%) Ansible
4 46 (4.42%) Puppet
5 43 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.58%) Nagios
7 5 (0.48%) zSecure
8 4 (0.38%) vRealize
9 3 (0.29%) Packer
9 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.19%) Grafana
10 2 (0.19%) Salt
10 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.096%) Avamar
11 1 (0.096%) Consul
11 1 (0.096%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.096%) Istio
11 1 (0.096%) Rancher
11 1 (0.096%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 133 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.27%) Oracle
3 46 (4.42%) Google
4 21 (2.02%) Atlassian
5 19 (1.83%) Apple
6 14 (1.35%) VMware
7 11 (1.06%) IBM
7 11 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.96%) Cisco
9 9 (0.87%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.77%) Adobe
10 8 (0.77%) Solace
10 8 (0.77%) Splunk
11 6 (0.58%) CODA
11 6 (0.58%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.58%) Embarcadero
11 6 (0.58%) F5
12 5 (0.48%) Ceridian
12 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.48%) UiPath