Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 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 1,830 1,426 1,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.28% 30.55% 28.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.50% 33.47% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,201 851 1,222
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,203 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
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 5,014 4,260 5,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.18% 91.28% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,272 2,684 3,514
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,225 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 976 £50,000 +17.65% 100
Edinburgh +1 713 £45,830 +1.84% 125
Dundee -2 32 £37,500 - 7
Fife +6 25 £45,000 +3.81% 1
South Lanarkshire +4 19 £44,705 +37.55%
West Lothian -5 17 £40,000 - 3
Aberdeen -4 16 £32,500 -26.97% 1
Stirling -9 6 £42,000 -11.58%
North Lanarkshire -12 3 £45,250 +29.29%
Perth and Kinross - 3 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire +3 2 £35,950 -15.41% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £32,500 - 2
Highlands - 2 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 2 £34,000 - 1
Falkirk 0 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 2
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 564 (30.82%) Scrum
2 547 (29.89%) Java
3 509 (27.81%) TDD
4 463 (25.30%) JavaScript
5 446 (24.37%) C#
6 440 (24.04%) .NET
7 420 (22.95%) SQL
8 376 (20.55%) HTML
9 363 (19.84%) Finance
10 323 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 297 (16.23%) MVC
12 286 (15.63%) SDLC
13 257 (14.04%) Test Automation
14 255 (13.93%) ASP.NET
15 254 (13.88%) Software Engineering
16 250 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
17 242 (13.22%) CSS
18 239 (13.06%) BDD
19 220 (12.02%) Degree
20 218 (11.91%) Python
21 211 (11.53%) Git (software)
22 210 (11.48%) AngularJS
23 205 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
24 204 (11.15%) Spring
25 201 (10.98%) Oracle
26 197 (10.77%) Mentoring
27 195 (10.66%) Microsoft
28 168 (9.18%) NoSQL
29 164 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
30 158 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure

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 53 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 43 (2.35%) JBoss
3 40 (2.19%) Confluence
4 36 (1.97%) IIS
5 24 (1.31%) WebLogic
5 24 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 22 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.09%) Jetty
8 17 (0.93%) Apache
9 14 (0.77%) Apache Spark
9 14 (0.77%) CMS
9 14 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 13 (0.71%) SAS
10 13 (0.71%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.55%) GemFire
13 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.44%) IBM Domino
14 7 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
2 32 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 28 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
6 14 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.77%) InVision
7 12 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.38%) Mingle
9 3 (0.16%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.055%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.055%) BPCS
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.055%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.055%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.055%) Magento
5 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 164 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.02%) GitHub
4 32 (1.75%) SaaS
5 28 (1.53%) npm
6 25 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.87%) Office 365
9 13 (0.71%) IaaS
10 12 (0.66%) PaaS
11 9 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.44%) Firebase
12 8 (0.44%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.27%) Slack
15 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.22%) Trello
16 3 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.69%) Firewall
2 25 (1.37%) AMQP
3 20 (1.09%) LAN
3 20 (1.09%) WAN
4 17 (0.93%) HTTP
5 15 (0.82%) Internet
5 15 (0.82%) Network Security
5 15 (0.82%) VPN
6 13 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (0.71%) Unified Communications
7 12 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
7 12 (0.66%) IP Telephony
7 12 (0.66%) MPLS
7 12 (0.66%) Wireless
8 10 (0.55%) SAN
9 9 (0.49%) Skype
9 9 (0.49%) SMS
10 5 (0.27%) S/MIME
11 4 (0.22%) DHCP
11 4 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 168 (9.18%) NoSQL
3 117 (6.39%) Relational Database
4 95 (5.19%) Big Data
5 90 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 71 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 68 (3.72%) MySQL
8 56 (3.06%) Hadoop
9 54 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 54 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 32 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (1.58%) Redis
13 25 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.09%) Couchbase
14 20 (1.09%) Riak
15 19 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
16 17 (0.93%) Blockchain
16 17 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 211 (11.53%) Git (software)
2 114 (6.23%) JIRA
3 100 (5.46%) Selenium
4 95 (5.19%) Visual Studio
5 80 (4.37%) Jenkins
6 69 (3.77%) JUnit
6 69 (3.77%) Maven
7 59 (3.22%) Cucumber
8 49 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (2.62%) Subversion
10 40 (2.19%) Vagrant
11 31 (1.69%) Axure RP
12 24 (1.31%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.09%) Ant
13 20 (1.09%) FitNesse
13 20 (1.09%) Protractor
14 19 (1.04%) Jasmine
15 18 (0.98%) Gradle
15 18 (0.98%) NUnit
16 17 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 363 (19.84%) Finance
2 144 (7.87%) Banking
3 64 (3.50%) Advertising
4 55 (3.01%) Retail
5 37 (2.02%) Marketing
6 28 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 24 (1.31%) Games
8 23 (1.26%) Legal
9 20 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.71%) Publishing
11 11 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.38%) Electronics
14 6 (0.33%) Local Government
14 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Law
17 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 819 (44.75%) Developer
2 242 (13.22%) Java Developer
3 233 (12.73%) Analyst
4 194 (10.60%) Senior Developer
5 174 (9.51%) .NET Developer
6 150 (8.20%) C# Developer
7 140 (7.65%) Business Analyst
8 120 (6.56%) Project Manager
9 91 (4.97%) Software Engineer
10 89 (4.86%) Software Developer
11 67 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 66 (3.61%) Architect
12 66 (3.61%) Lead Developer
13 56 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 54 (2.95%) Designer
14 54 (2.95%) Test Engineer
15 53 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (2.57%) Senior .NET Developer
16 47 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
17 46 (2.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (24.04%) .NET
2 376 (20.55%) HTML
3 255 (13.93%) ASP.NET
4 242 (13.22%) CSS
5 210 (11.48%) AngularJS
6 205 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 204 (11.15%) Spring
8 155 (8.47%) RESTful
9 143 (7.81%) HTML5
10 136 (7.43%) Hibernate
11 131 (7.16%) Web Services
12 124 (6.78%) REST
13 115 (6.28%) Node.js
14 108 (5.90%) .NET Framework
15 104 (5.68%) jQuery
16 94 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 88 (4.81%) React
18 84 (4.59%) WCF
19 82 (4.48%) Entity Framework
20 71 (3.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 132 (7.21%) User Experience
2 113 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 93 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
5 74 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 70 (3.83%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 27 (1.48%) Fintech
9 23 (1.26%) Graphic Design
10 22 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 18 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 18 (0.98%) Robotics
14 16 (0.87%) EMC VNX
15 12 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
15 12 (0.66%) Social Network
15 12 (0.66%) STB
16 10 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (6.83%) Linux
2 81 (4.43%) Windows
3 63 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 59 (3.22%) Unix
5 51 (2.79%) Android
6 31 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.87%) CentOS
11 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
14 3 (0.16%) AIX
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.11%) HPUX
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (30.82%) Scrum
2 509 (27.81%) TDD
3 297 (16.23%) MVC
4 286 (15.63%) SDLC
5 257 (14.04%) Test Automation
6 254 (13.88%) Software Engineering
7 250 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
8 239 (13.06%) BDD
9 197 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 156 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 152 (8.31%) OO
12 151 (8.25%) Project Management
13 134 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 122 (6.67%) DevOps
15 110 (6.01%) Software Delivery
16 108 (5.90%) Kanban
17 105 (5.74%) Open Source
18 102 (5.57%) PRINCE2
19 98 (5.36%) Coaching
20 94 (5.14%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 547 (29.89%) Java
2 463 (25.30%) JavaScript
3 446 (24.37%) C#
4 420 (22.95%) SQL
5 218 (11.91%) Python
6 141 (7.70%) Ruby
7 91 (4.97%) PHP
8 61 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 55 (3.01%) C++
10 51 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 34 (1.86%) T-SQL
12 31 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 25 (1.37%) C
14 25 (1.37%) Scala
15 23 (1.26%) Objective-C
16 21 (1.15%) Apple Swift
17 17 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.87%) ES6
19 13 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 220 (12.02%) Degree
2 56 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (2.84%) PMP
5 38 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 31 (1.69%) ISEB
7 27 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 27 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (0.98%) CISSP
10 13 (0.71%) CCIE
10 13 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.60%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.55%) MCAD
12 10 (0.55%) MCSD
12 10 (0.55%) MCTS
13 9 (0.49%) HND
14 8 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.44%) MCSA
14 8 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.01%) QA
2 22 (1.20%) PMO
3 8 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.33%) SLA
5 4 (0.22%) GCP
5 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) GDPR
7 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.055%) BS7666
8 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.055%) EMIR
8 1 (0.055%) MiFID
8 1 (0.055%) MISRA
8 1 (0.055%) PSD2
8 1 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 99 (5.41%) Docker
2 32 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.09%) vSphere
5 11 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.22%) Xen
7 4 (0.22%) XenServer
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) LXC
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 86 (4.70%) Puppet
2 84 (4.59%) Ansible
3 72 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.31%) Cobbler
5 15 (0.82%) Packer
6 13 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.49%) SCOM
7 9 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.33%) Terraform
9 6 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.16%) SCCM
12 2 (0.11%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) Rancher
12 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 201 (10.98%) Oracle
2 195 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 44 (2.40%) VMware
4 42 (2.30%) IBM
5 38 (2.08%) HP
6 35 (1.91%) Xamarin
7 30 (1.64%) Google
8 28 (1.53%) TIBCO
9 27 (1.48%) Cisco
10 23 (1.26%) Facebook
11 22 (1.20%) Adobe
12 18 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.93%) EMC
14 15 (0.82%) Apple
15 14 (0.77%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.71%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.71%) Informatica
17 12 (0.66%) CyberArk
17 12 (0.66%) SAP
17 12 (0.66%) Varonis