Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 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 1,862 1,661 1,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.74% 31.52% 30.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.21% 34.23% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 998 995
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,775 £68,225 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +2.72%

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 5,288 4,853 5,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.10% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,515 3,059 3,174
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 0 938 £50,000 - 86
Edinburgh +2 781 £50,000 +11.11% 148
West Lothian +5 54 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Dundee +11 34 £40,000 +2.56% 5
South Lanarkshire 0 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Aberdeen 0 12 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Stirling -7 5 £39,830 -11.49%
Midlothian - 4 £37,750 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £40,250 -
Fife -4 3 £40,000 +17.65%
Perth and Kinross 0 1 - -
Inverclyde 0 1 £62,500 +92.31%
Lanarkshire -3 1 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £45,000 - 10
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 596 (32.01%) Java
2 542 (29.11%) SQL
3 515 (27.66%) C#
4 498 (26.75%) JavaScript
5 489 (26.26%) Scrum
6 487 (26.15%) .NET
7 412 (22.13%) Finance
8 364 (19.55%) TDD
9 361 (19.39%) HTML
9 361 (19.39%) SDLC
10 348 (18.69%) MVC
11 330 (17.72%) Software Engineering
12 323 (17.35%) AngularJS
13 318 (17.08%) SQL Server
14 307 (16.49%) ASP.NET
15 272 (14.61%) Oracle
16 270 (14.50%) Python
17 238 (12.78%) Test Automation
18 222 (11.92%) OO
19 221 (11.87%) CSS
20 212 (11.39%) Git (software)
21 211 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
22 210 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
23 209 (11.22%) BDD
24 207 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
25 198 (10.63%) NoSQL
26 194 (10.42%) Microsoft
27 193 (10.37%) Degree
28 192 (10.31%) Spring
29 186 (9.99%) Node.js

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 42 (2.26%) JBoss
2 32 (1.72%) Confluence
3 28 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 18 (0.97%) Apache
6 17 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.86%) CMS
8 15 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.75%) IIS
10 13 (0.70%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.64%) SAS
12 11 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.43%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.38%) GemFire
14 7 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.32%) CloudStack
16 4 (0.21%) Jetty
16 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.32%) Mingle
7 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.16%) InVision
10 1 (0.054%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.054%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.054%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.16%) LongView
4 3 (0.16%) Primavera
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.054%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 210 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (3.33%) npm
4 52 (2.79%) SaaS
5 39 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (2.09%) PaaS
6 27 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
7 24 (1.29%) Office 365
8 19 (1.02%) GitHub
9 18 (0.97%) IaaS
10 14 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.38%) Slack
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.27%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.27%) Serverless
13 4 (0.21%) Trello
14 3 (0.16%) Force.com
14 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.04%) HTTP
2 27 (1.45%) Internet
3 15 (0.81%) SMS
4 13 (0.70%) Network Security
5 12 (0.64%) Firewall
6 10 (0.54%) IPv4
6 10 (0.54%) IPv6
6 10 (0.54%) VLAN
7 8 (0.43%) SAN
8 7 (0.38%) LAN
9 6 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
10 5 (0.27%) Wireless
11 4 (0.21%) AMQP
11 4 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.16%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (0.16%) WAN
13 2 (0.11%) DNS
13 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.11%) Intranet
13 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 198 (10.63%) NoSQL
3 107 (5.75%) Relational Database
4 88 (4.73%) Hadoop
5 85 (4.56%) MySQL
5 85 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (4.19%) MongoDB
7 73 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 60 (3.22%) Big Data
9 49 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 45 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.83%) DB2
13 27 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 212 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 117 (6.28%) Maven
3 116 (6.23%) JIRA
4 103 (5.53%) Jenkins
5 88 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (4.46%) Selenium
7 70 (3.76%) Visual Studio
8 58 (3.11%) JUnit
9 53 (2.85%) Cucumber
10 37 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 36 (1.93%) Subversion
12 33 (1.77%) webpack
13 30 (1.61%) NUnit
14 29 (1.56%) Protractor
15 28 (1.50%) Jasmine
16 26 (1.40%) Grunt
17 24 (1.29%) SpecFlow
18 23 (1.24%) TestNG
19 21 (1.13%) Babel
19 21 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 412 (22.13%) Finance
2 162 (8.70%) Banking
3 55 (2.95%) Advertising
4 51 (2.74%) Games
5 42 (2.26%) Marketing
6 37 (1.99%) Retail Banking
7 35 (1.88%) Retail
8 28 (1.50%) Electronics
8 28 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.75%) Law
12 11 (0.59%) Legal
13 9 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.43%) Back Office
15 7 (0.38%) Front Office
16 6 (0.32%) Automotive
17 5 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.21%) Publishing
19 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 733 (39.37%) Developer
2 243 (13.05%) .NET Developer
3 197 (10.58%) Analyst
3 197 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 173 (9.29%) Software Engineer
5 126 (6.77%) Senior Developer
6 121 (6.50%) C# Developer
7 119 (6.39%) Architect
8 105 (5.64%) Business Analyst
9 95 (5.10%) Software Developer
10 93 (4.99%) Project Manager
11 66 (3.54%) Java Engineer
12 65 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 59 (3.17%) Designer
14 52 (2.79%) Java Software Engineer
14 52 (2.79%) Technical Leader
15 51 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
15 51 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
16 46 (2.47%) Consultant
16 46 (2.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (26.15%) .NET
2 361 (19.39%) HTML
3 323 (17.35%) AngularJS
4 307 (16.49%) ASP.NET
5 221 (11.87%) CSS
6 211 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 192 (10.31%) Spring
8 186 (9.99%) Node.js
9 167 (8.97%) React
10 145 (7.79%) Hibernate
11 143 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 139 (7.47%) RESTful
13 135 (7.25%) Web Services
14 133 (7.14%) REST
15 122 (6.55%) HTML5
16 119 (6.39%) WCF
17 94 (5.05%) .NET Framework
18 84 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 84 (4.51%) jQuery
19 82 (4.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 171 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
2 149 (8.00%) User Experience
3 99 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.40%) Fintech
10 19 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 17 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.70%) Robotics
14 11 (0.59%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.54%) DataPower
15 10 (0.54%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.38%) Internet of Things
16 7 (0.38%) PMI
17 6 (0.32%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 182 (9.77%) Linux
2 106 (5.69%) Unix
2 106 (5.69%) Windows
3 74 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 73 (3.92%) Android
5 22 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.48%) AIX
8 9 (0.48%) Solaris
9 7 (0.38%) HPUX
9 7 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.21%) CentOS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.054%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (26.26%) Scrum
2 364 (19.55%) TDD
3 361 (19.39%) SDLC
4 348 (18.69%) MVC
5 330 (17.72%) Software Engineering
6 238 (12.78%) Test Automation
7 222 (11.92%) OO
8 209 (11.22%) BDD
9 207 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
10 169 (9.08%) DevOps
11 167 (8.97%) Collaborative Working
12 153 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
13 146 (7.84%) Mentoring
14 141 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 140 (7.52%) Microservices
16 134 (7.20%) Waterfall
17 130 (6.98%) Project Management
18 122 (6.55%) Open Source
19 114 (6.12%) Software Delivery
20 105 (5.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 596 (32.01%) Java
2 542 (29.11%) SQL
3 515 (27.66%) C#
4 498 (26.75%) JavaScript
5 270 (14.50%) Python
6 123 (6.61%) Ruby
7 101 (5.42%) PHP
8 89 (4.78%) PL/SQL
9 71 (3.81%) C++
10 67 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 62 (3.33%) TypeScript
12 45 (2.42%) Objective-C
13 39 (2.09%) Apple Swift
14 30 (1.61%) ES6
15 28 (1.50%) Java 8
16 25 (1.34%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.29%) C
18 21 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.02%) PowerShell
20 17 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 193 (10.37%) Degree
2 52 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.99%) PMP
4 36 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.07%) ISEB
9 9 (0.48%) CISSP
10 8 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.38%) CISM
11 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.27%) CCNP
13 5 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.16%) CAPM
14 3 (0.16%) CCDP
14 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.14%) QA
2 15 (0.81%) GDPR
3 9 (0.48%) PMO
4 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.32%) GCP
5 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.32%) PSD2
5 6 (0.32%) SLA
6 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.27%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.27%) ISO 26262
6 5 (0.27%) MISRA
6 5 (0.27%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.21%) COBIT
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) MiFID
8 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.054%) P3O
System Software
1 145 (7.79%) Docker
2 11 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.32%) vSphere
3 6 (0.32%) Xen
3 6 (0.32%) XenServer
4 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
5 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.054%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.054%) Firmware
6 1 (0.054%) LXC
6 1 (0.054%) NFS
6 1 (0.054%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.054%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 126 (6.77%) Ansible
2 118 (6.34%) Puppet
3 65 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.59%) Cobbler
6 9 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.43%) Icinga
7 8 (0.43%) Terraform
8 7 (0.38%) Nagios
8 7 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (0.32%) Graphite
9 6 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.27%) Packer
11 4 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.21%) yum
12 3 (0.16%) logstash
12 3 (0.16%) Mesos
13 2 (0.11%) Kibana
13 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 272 (14.61%) Oracle
2 194 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.31%) Google
4 35 (1.88%) Facebook
4 35 (1.88%) IBM
5 31 (1.66%) Xamarin
6 29 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.40%) Sybase
8 20 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.07%) SAP
9 18 (0.97%) HP
10 17 (0.91%) VMware
11 16 (0.86%) Cognizant
12 14 (0.75%) Cisco
12 14 (0.75%) TIBCO
13 13 (0.70%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.59%) Informatica
15 9 (0.48%) Citrix
15 9 (0.48%) Twitter
16 8 (0.43%) Apple