Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 563 1,517 1,730
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 27.98% 32.59% 32.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.83% 34.98% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 438 934 1,192
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,875 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 1,826 4,337 4,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.76% 93.17% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 2,619 3,183
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,165
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.65% +0.33%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 0 284 £47,500 +5.56% 44
Edinburgh -3 176 £47,500 -9.52% 109
Stirling +3 18 £56,000 +27.27% 3
Dundee -9 18 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Fife -1 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Aberdeen +4 11 £54,072 +20.16% 5
West Lothian -8 7 £40,000 -15.79% 1
North Lanarkshire +4 6 £50,000 -4.76%
South Lanarkshire +1 5 £47,500 +26.67%
Highlands - 5 - -
Inverclyde +3 2 £38,250 -4.38%
Scottish Borders +2 2 £34,000 -
Aberdeenshire +2 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 186 (33.04%) C#
2 185 (32.86%) Java
3 149 (26.47%) Scrum
4 148 (26.29%) .NET
5 144 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 129 (22.91%) SQL
7 123 (21.85%) Azure
8 119 (21.14%) DevOps
9 117 (20.78%) Software Engineering
10 111 (19.72%) AWS
11 105 (18.65%) TDD
12 104 (18.47%) OO
13 101 (17.94%) Finance
14 88 (15.63%) C++
15 86 (15.28%) Linux
16 85 (15.10%) Test Automation
17 84 (14.92%) Microservices
18 83 (14.74%) Git (software)
19 80 (14.21%) Microsoft
20 79 (14.03%) SDLC
21 74 (13.14%) Python
22 66 (11.72%) HTML
22 66 (11.72%) QA
22 66 (11.72%) Mentoring
23 61 (10.83%) AngularJS
24 59 (10.48%) React
24 59 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
25 54 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
26 53 (9.41%) SaaS
27 52 (9.24%) BDD

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 14 (2.49%) Apache
2 6 (1.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.71%) Confluence
4 4 (0.71%) IIS
5 3 (0.53%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.18%) Documentum
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) Mule
6 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.36%) Windchill
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) InVision
3 1 (0.18%) MadCap Flare
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.53%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) Actimize
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.36%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 123 (21.85%) Azure
2 111 (19.72%) AWS
3 53 (9.41%) SaaS
4 26 (4.62%) GCP
5 20 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (2.66%) Serverless
7 14 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.78%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.24%) PaaS
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.89%) GitHub
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.53%) IaaS
12 3 (0.53%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.13%) Firewall
2 7 (1.24%) Internet
2 7 (1.24%) Intranet
3 6 (1.07%) VPN
4 5 (0.89%) SSL
5 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.53%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.53%) Wireless
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.36%) HTTP
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
6 2 (0.36%) OSPF
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.18%) RS-232
7 1 (0.18%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.31%) MySQL
6 12 (2.13%) Big Data
6 12 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.78%) Power BI
9 8 (1.42%) Data Lake
9 8 (1.42%) GIS
9 8 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.24%) Redis
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.71%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 83 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.68%) JIRA
3 23 (4.09%) Selenium
4 22 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.20%) SpecFlow
6 17 (3.02%) JMeter
7 16 (2.84%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.66%) FitNesse
9 14 (2.49%) Subversion
10 10 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.78%) Maven
11 8 (1.42%) Cypress.io
11 8 (1.42%) JUnit
12 6 (1.07%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.89%) Gradle
13 5 (0.89%) IntelliJ
13 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.71%) GitLab
14 4 (0.71%) Travis CI
General
1 101 (17.94%) Finance
2 45 (7.99%) Banking
3 15 (2.66%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.95%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.24%) Automotive
5 7 (1.24%) Marketing
6 6 (1.07%) Electronics
6 6 (1.07%) Law
7 5 (0.89%) German Language
7 5 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.53%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Front Office
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 230 (40.85%) Developer
2 62 (11.01%) Software Engineer
3 51 (9.06%) Software Developer
4 47 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.39%) .NET Developer
6 33 (5.86%) Analyst
7 31 (5.51%) Architect
8 30 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (4.80%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (4.09%) Lead Developer
12 21 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
12 21 (3.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.73%) Technical Leader
13 19 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (3.20%) Test Engineer
15 17 (3.02%) Android Developer
16 16 (2.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (26.29%) .NET
2 66 (11.72%) HTML
3 61 (10.83%) AngularJS
4 59 (10.48%) React
5 46 (8.17%) .NET Framework
6 41 (7.28%) Web Services
7 39 (6.93%) .NET Core
8 38 (6.75%) HTML5
9 36 (6.39%) CSS
10 29 (5.15%) ASP.NET
10 29 (5.15%) jQuery
11 26 (4.62%) Spring
12 23 (4.09%) Backbone.js
12 23 (4.09%) RESTful
13 21 (3.73%) J2EE
13 21 (3.73%) Node.js
13 21 (3.73%) Vue.js
14 17 (3.02%) Express
15 16 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (2.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.75%) Data Structures
2 32 (5.68%) User Experience
3 30 (5.33%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.42%) LIMS
8 8 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.24%) FMCG
10 6 (1.07%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.07%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.89%) Cybercrime
11 5 (0.89%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.71%) EPoS
12 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.28%) Linux
2 29 (5.15%) Android
3 25 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 25 (4.44%) Unix
4 16 (2.84%) Windows
5 2 (0.36%) CentOS
5 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (26.47%) Scrum
2 119 (21.14%) DevOps
3 117 (20.78%) Software Engineering
4 105 (18.65%) TDD
5 104 (18.47%) OO
6 85 (15.10%) Test Automation
7 84 (14.92%) Microservices
8 79 (14.03%) SDLC
9 66 (11.72%) Mentoring
10 59 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 52 (9.24%) BDD
13 43 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (6.39%) Sprint Retrospective
16 34 (6.04%) Unit Testing
17 31 (5.51%) Migration
18 30 (5.33%) Multithreading
19 29 (5.15%) Waterfall
20 27 (4.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 186 (33.04%) C#
2 185 (32.86%) Java
3 144 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 129 (22.91%) SQL
5 88 (15.63%) C++
6 74 (13.14%) Python
7 27 (4.80%) C
8 23 (4.09%) Java 8
9 22 (3.91%) Scala
10 20 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 18 (3.20%) Apple Swift
12 16 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.84%) Ruby
13 13 (2.31%) PHP
14 12 (2.13%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.42%) Perl
16 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.42%) VB
17 6 (1.07%) F#
Qualifications
1 33 (5.86%) Degree
2 10 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 10 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.18%) MCSA
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.72%) QA
2 19 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.89%) PMO
5 4 (0.71%) JTAG
6 3 (0.53%) GDPR
6 3 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) MISRA
7 1 (0.18%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (7.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.07%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (8.88%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.68%) Terraform
3 29 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.80%) Puppet
5 13 (2.31%) Ansible
6 3 (0.53%) Nagios
7 2 (0.36%) vRealize
8 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 80 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.53%) Oracle
3 35 (6.22%) Ceridian
4 23 (4.09%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.84%) Google
6 8 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.07%) Apple
7 6 (1.07%) SAP
8 5 (0.89%) Databricks
8 5 (0.89%) Solace
9 4 (0.71%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.53%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.53%) IBM
10 3 (0.53%) Informatica
10 3 (0.53%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.53%) VMware
11 2 (0.36%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco
11 2 (0.36%) Embarcadero