Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,802 1,438 1,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 31.18% 30.85% 28.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.79% 33.40% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,222 821 1,159
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,482
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 5,333 4,305 5,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.27% 92.34% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,606 2,706 3,448
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Glasgow 0 929 £50,000 +5.26% 122
Edinburgh +1 744 £45,000 - 136
Dundee +1 42 £40,000 +14.29% 8
West Lothian -1 28 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Fife +6 22 £47,500 +33.15% 2
Aberdeen -3 15 £32,500 -7.14% 4
South Lanarkshire -1 7 £42,500 -3.41%
Perth and Kinross +2 2 £62,500 -5.66%
Midlothian 0 2 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Stirling -6 2 £46,250 -15.91% 2
Aberdeenshire - 2 £45,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 - 3
Highlands - 1 - - 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £62,500 - 1
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 530 (29.41%) Scrum
2 521 (28.91%) Java
3 485 (26.91%) C#
4 483 (26.80%) .NET
5 466 (25.86%) JavaScript
6 456 (25.31%) SQL
7 407 (22.59%) TDD
8 391 (21.70%) Finance
9 387 (21.48%) HTML
10 343 (19.03%) MVC
11 337 (18.70%) SDLC
12 319 (17.70%) SQL Server
13 300 (16.65%) ASP.NET
14 271 (15.04%) AngularJS
15 256 (14.21%) Oracle
15 256 (14.21%) Software Engineering
16 241 (13.37%) BDD
17 238 (13.21%) Python
18 231 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
19 224 (12.43%) Test Automation
19 224 (12.43%) CSS
20 222 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
21 212 (11.76%) Degree
21 212 (11.76%) NoSQL
22 209 (11.60%) Git (software)
23 195 (10.82%) Spring
24 192 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
25 186 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
26 171 (9.49%) DevOps
27 170 (9.43%) Banking

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 (2.16%) Confluence
1 39 (2.16%) Tomcat
2 38 (2.11%) JBoss
3 18 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 17 (0.94%) CMS
4 17 (0.94%) SAS
5 16 (0.89%) IIS
6 14 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.67%) Apache
8 12 (0.67%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.55%) GemFire
9 10 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.50%) Jetty
10 9 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.44%) Drupal
11 8 (0.44%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.39%) WordPress
13 4 (0.22%) CloudStack
Applications
1 52 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 16 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
6 13 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.61%) InVision
8 10 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.55%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) LongView
4 2 (0.11%) BPCS
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.055%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.055%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.055%) Primavera
5 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 192 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (3.39%) npm
4 56 (3.11%) SaaS
5 48 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (2.11%) PaaS
7 27 (1.50%) IaaS
8 21 (1.17%) GitHub
9 19 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (0.89%) Office 365
11 11 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.39%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.28%) Trello
14 4 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
14 4 (0.22%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.22%) Serverless
14 4 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.83%) HTTP
2 15 (0.83%) Firewall
3 13 (0.72%) Internet
3 13 (0.72%) Network Security
4 12 (0.67%) SMS
5 9 (0.50%) AMQP
6 8 (0.44%) LAN
7 7 (0.39%) SAN
8 4 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.22%) WAN
9 3 (0.17%) VLAN
10 2 (0.11%) DNS
10 2 (0.11%) IPv4
10 2 (0.11%) IPv6
11 1 (0.055%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.055%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.055%) MQTT
11 1 (0.055%) RS-232
11 1 (0.055%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.055%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 212 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 91 (5.05%) Hadoop
4 87 (4.83%) MongoDB
4 87 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 86 (4.77%) MySQL
6 84 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 71 (3.94%) Big Data
9 61 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 50 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 44 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 30 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
13 25 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.17%) DB2
15 21 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 209 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 117 (6.49%) JIRA
3 111 (6.16%) Maven
4 89 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 86 (4.77%) Selenium
6 73 (4.05%) Visual Studio
7 67 (3.72%) JUnit
8 60 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (2.33%) Cucumber
10 32 (1.78%) Protractor
11 29 (1.61%) Axure RP
11 29 (1.61%) Jasmine
12 28 (1.55%) webpack
13 24 (1.33%) TestNG
14 23 (1.28%) Babel
14 23 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
14 23 (1.28%) Subversion
15 22 (1.22%) Grunt
16 21 (1.17%) Vagrant
17 19 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 391 (21.70%) Finance
2 170 (9.43%) Banking
3 95 (5.27%) Advertising
4 63 (3.50%) Retail
5 47 (2.61%) Marketing
6 45 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 34 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.22%) Games
9 14 (0.78%) Law
10 11 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.33%) Back Office
12 6 (0.33%) Electronics
12 6 (0.33%) Front Office
12 6 (0.33%) Legal
12 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.28%) Billing
13 5 (0.28%) Local Government
14 4 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 771 (42.79%) Developer
2 218 (12.10%) .NET Developer
3 213 (11.82%) Java Developer
4 208 (11.54%) Analyst
5 136 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 125 (6.94%) Project Manager
7 122 (6.77%) C# Developer
8 117 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 115 (6.38%) Business Analyst
10 101 (5.60%) Architect
11 87 (4.83%) Software Developer
12 71 (3.94%) Designer
13 52 (2.89%) Lead Developer
14 51 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
15 50 (2.77%) Consultant
16 47 (2.61%) Scrum Master
17 45 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
18 44 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
19 39 (2.16%) Test Engineer
20 38 (2.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (26.80%) .NET
2 387 (21.48%) HTML
3 300 (16.65%) ASP.NET
4 271 (15.04%) AngularJS
5 231 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 224 (12.43%) CSS
7 195 (10.82%) Spring
8 162 (8.99%) Node.js
9 146 (8.10%) RESTful
10 144 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 143 (7.94%) React
12 135 (7.49%) REST
13 130 (7.21%) Hibernate
14 129 (7.16%) Web Services
15 108 (5.99%) .NET Framework
16 106 (5.88%) WCF
17 101 (5.60%) HTML5
18 94 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 89 (4.94%) jQuery
20 86 (4.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 168 (9.32%) Enterprise Software
2 158 (8.77%) User Experience
3 91 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 55 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 47 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (1.28%) Fintech
9 22 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 16 (0.89%) Robotics
12 13 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.67%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.67%) Graphic Design
13 12 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.55%) DataPower
16 8 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
16 8 (0.44%) iPhone
16 8 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 135 (7.49%) Linux
2 96 (5.33%) Windows
3 76 (4.22%) Unix
4 57 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.44%) Android
6 24 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.61%) Solaris
10 10 (0.55%) AIX
10 10 (0.55%) CentOS
10 10 (0.55%) HPUX
11 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.055%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (29.41%) Scrum
2 407 (22.59%) TDD
3 343 (19.03%) MVC
4 337 (18.70%) SDLC
5 256 (14.21%) Software Engineering
6 241 (13.37%) BDD
7 224 (12.43%) Test Automation
8 222 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
9 171 (9.49%) DevOps
10 167 (9.27%) OO
11 164 (9.10%) Project Management
12 160 (8.88%) Waterfall
13 154 (8.55%) Mentoring
14 152 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
15 146 (8.10%) Collaborative Working
16 145 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 135 (7.49%) Software Delivery
18 120 (6.66%) Web Development
19 98 (5.44%) Business Analysis
19 98 (5.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 521 (28.91%) Java
2 485 (26.91%) C#
3 466 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 456 (25.31%) SQL
5 238 (13.21%) Python
6 158 (8.77%) Ruby
7 122 (6.77%) PHP
8 74 (4.11%) PL/SQL
9 58 (3.22%) C++
10 56 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 40 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 32 (1.78%) ES6
12 32 (1.78%) Objective-C
13 31 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.50%) Apple Swift
14 27 (1.50%) C
14 27 (1.50%) Scala
15 16 (0.89%) Java 8
16 14 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 212 (11.76%) Degree
2 65 (3.61%) PMP
3 61 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 33 (1.83%) PMI Certification
5 31 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (1.61%) ISEB
7 26 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.39%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.22%) CISSP
12 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.17%) CAPM
13 3 (0.17%) CISM
13 3 (0.17%) PhD
14 2 (0.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.94%) QA
2 11 (0.61%) GCP
2 11 (0.61%) PMO
3 9 (0.50%) GDPR
3 9 (0.50%) SLA
4 6 (0.33%) PSD2
5 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.22%) MiFID
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.055%) BS7666
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 144 (7.99%) Docker
2 8 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) vSphere
4 4 (0.22%) Xen
4 4 (0.22%) XenServer
5 2 (0.11%) Firmware
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.055%) NFS
6 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (6.33%) Puppet
2 111 (6.16%) Ansible
3 57 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.83%) Cobbler
4 15 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 13 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.61%) Packer
7 10 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 7 (0.39%) Nagios
8 7 (0.39%) Terraform
9 6 (0.33%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.33%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.22%) yum
12 3 (0.17%) logstash
12 3 (0.17%) Mesos
12 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.11%) Kibana
13 2 (0.11%) Rancher
13 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 256 (14.21%) Oracle
2 166 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 48 (2.66%) Facebook
4 46 (2.55%) Google
5 33 (1.83%) IBM
6 24 (1.33%) HP
7 22 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 19 (1.05%) Adobe
10 16 (0.89%) Apple
11 15 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (0.78%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.72%) Sybase
14 11 (0.61%) VMware
15 10 (0.55%) Cisco
15 10 (0.55%) Hitachi
15 10 (0.55%) Hortonworks
15 10 (0.55%) Informatica
16 9 (0.50%) AppDynamics
17 7 (0.39%) SAP