Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 693 1,855 1,918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 28.30% 34.16% 33.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.02% 36.47% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 465 1,301 1,360
Median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2,234 5,087 5,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.22% 93.68% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 3,303 3,652
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,150 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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
Glasgow 0 339 £45,000 - 33
Edinburgh -2 255 £47,500 -6.35% 54
Aberdeen +3 35 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Dundee -2 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Lothian -2 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Highlands +4 9 - -
Fife +3 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Stirling -2 6 £50,000 +24.22% 1
Midlothian 0 2 £35,500 +8.91%
South Lanarkshire -3 2 £47,000 +4.44%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £60,000 +14.29% 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £55,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £45,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 238 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 199 (28.72%) C#
3 186 (26.84%) .NET
4 179 (25.83%) Java
5 158 (22.80%) HTML
6 151 (21.79%) CSS
7 147 (21.21%) Azure
8 145 (20.92%) Software Engineering
9 135 (19.48%) SQL
10 124 (17.89%) Scrum
10 124 (17.89%) Test Automation
11 122 (17.60%) TDD
12 118 (17.03%) Git (software)
13 117 (16.88%) DevOps
14 116 (16.74%) AWS
15 110 (15.87%) AngularJS
16 109 (15.73%) Finance
17 97 (14.00%) ASP.NET
18 92 (13.28%) MVC
19 89 (12.84%) OO
20 86 (12.41%) Python
21 83 (11.98%) User Experience
22 82 (11.83%) React
23 81 (11.69%) Degree
24 73 (10.53%) Microsoft
25 72 (10.39%) SQL Server
25 72 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
25 72 (10.39%) Microservices
26 68 (9.81%) Web Services
27 67 (9.67%) Linux

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 13 (1.88%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.59%) Confluence
3 7 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (1.01%) CMS
3 7 (1.01%) Umbraco
4 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.58%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.58%) JBoss
6 3 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.43%) Drupal
6 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (0.43%) WordPress
7 2 (0.29%) Apache
7 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) nginx
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Simulink
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.29%) InVision
4 2 (0.29%) Sketch
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Actimize
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 147 (21.21%) Azure
2 116 (16.74%) AWS
3 33 (4.76%) GCP
4 24 (3.46%) SaaS
5 15 (2.16%) Power Platform
6 13 (1.88%) PaaS
7 12 (1.73%) Serverless
8 10 (1.44%) GitHub
9 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.01%) G Suite
10 7 (1.01%) Office 365
11 5 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.72%) npm
12 4 (0.58%) Google Play
12 4 (0.58%) IaaS
12 4 (0.58%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.43%) Slack
13 3 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.59%) Internet
2 9 (1.30%) Firewall
3 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.43%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.43%) RS-232
4 3 (0.43%) RS-485
4 3 (0.43%) Wireless
4 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.43%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.29%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) Network Security
5 2 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.14%) PSTN
6 1 (0.14%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.04%) NoSQL
3 26 (3.75%) MySQL
3 26 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.89%) Big Data
4 20 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.16%) Power BI
8 14 (2.02%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.44%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.01%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.01%) GIS
12 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.72%) Redis
13 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 118 (17.03%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.93%) Selenium
3 39 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.76%) JIRA
5 29 (4.18%) Subversion
6 24 (3.46%) Maven
7 20 (2.89%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.16%) GitLab
8 15 (2.16%) JUnit
9 13 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.73%) Ant
10 12 (1.73%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.59%) REST Assured
12 10 (1.44%) PHPUnit
12 10 (1.44%) webpack
13 9 (1.30%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.15%) PostCSS
14 8 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
15 7 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 109 (15.73%) Finance
2 54 (7.79%) Banking
3 25 (3.61%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.45%) Law
4 17 (2.45%) Retail
5 13 (1.88%) Legal
6 11 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 11 (1.59%) Automotive
6 11 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.59%) Marketing
7 8 (1.15%) Electronics
8 6 (0.87%) Games
9 5 (0.72%) Back Office
9 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Avionics
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 316 (45.60%) Developer
2 87 (12.55%) Software Engineer
3 56 (8.08%) .NET Developer
4 55 (7.94%) Software Developer
5 54 (7.79%) Java Developer
6 53 (7.65%) Analyst
6 53 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 33 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (3.46%) Architect
10 24 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (2.74%) Project Manager
12 18 (2.60%) C# Developer
13 17 (2.45%) iOS Developer
14 16 (2.31%) PHP Developer
15 15 (2.16%) Business Analyst
15 15 (2.16%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (2.16%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (26.84%) .NET
2 158 (22.80%) HTML
3 151 (21.79%) CSS
4 110 (15.87%) AngularJS
5 97 (14.00%) ASP.NET
6 82 (11.83%) React
7 68 (9.81%) Web Services
8 62 (8.95%) Node.js
9 59 (8.51%) REST
10 57 (8.23%) HTML5
11 47 (6.78%) Spring
12 46 (6.64%) .NET Framework
13 43 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (6.06%) RESTful
15 41 (5.92%) .NET Core
16 38 (5.48%) jQuery
17 36 (5.19%) CSS3
18 27 (3.90%) Laravel
19 26 (3.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.98%) User Experience
2 49 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.30%) Cybercrime
8 9 (1.30%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.15%) Social Media
10 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.87%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.72%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.72%) PMI
12 5 (0.72%) Robotics
12 5 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.67%) Linux
2 63 (9.09%) Windows
3 33 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 30 (4.33%) Unix
6 27 (3.90%) Android
7 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (2.02%) CentOS
9 13 (1.88%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.30%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.92%) Software Engineering
2 124 (17.89%) Scrum
2 124 (17.89%) Test Automation
3 122 (17.60%) TDD
4 117 (16.88%) DevOps
5 92 (13.28%) MVC
6 89 (12.84%) OO
7 72 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (10.39%) Microservices
8 62 (8.95%) BDD
9 57 (8.23%) SDLC
10 56 (8.08%) Mentoring
11 54 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (7.07%) Web Development
13 48 (6.93%) Analytics
14 39 (5.63%) Computer Science
14 39 (5.63%) Waterfall
15 35 (5.05%) Front End Development
15 35 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 238 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 199 (28.72%) C#
3 179 (25.83%) Java
4 135 (19.48%) SQL
5 86 (12.41%) Python
6 39 (5.63%) C++
7 38 (5.48%) PHP
8 30 (4.33%) Ruby
9 28 (4.04%) Scala
10 27 (3.90%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.17%) ES6
12 20 (2.89%) Kotlin
13 18 (2.60%) Apple Swift
14 17 (2.45%) C
15 11 (1.59%) Java 8
15 11 (1.59%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.15%) Clojure
16 8 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (11.69%) Degree
2 19 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.29%) HND
8 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CBAP
9 1 (0.14%) CISSP
9 1 (0.14%) IIBA
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.94%) QA
2 10 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) COBIT
3 3 (0.43%) NIST
4 2 (0.29%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
System Software
1 54 (7.79%) Docker
2 6 (0.87%) Firmware
3 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (7.07%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.31%) Ansible
3 8 (1.15%) Puppet
4 6 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.72%) Terraform
6 3 (0.43%) Consul
7 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.29%) Grafana
7 2 (0.29%) Graphite
7 2 (0.29%) Packer
7 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.18%) Google
3 24 (3.46%) Oracle
4 20 (2.89%) IBM
5 17 (2.45%) VMware
6 7 (1.01%) Apple
6 7 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 6 (0.87%) Adobe
7 6 (0.87%) Cisco
8 5 (0.72%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (0.72%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.72%) Databricks
8 5 (0.72%) Juniper
8 5 (0.72%) UiPath
9 4 (0.58%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.58%) ESRI
9 4 (0.58%) FNZ
9 4 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.58%) Tableau
9 4 (0.58%) Zend