Period
to 5 June 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
5 Jun 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 846 1,761 1,849
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 29.68% 33.43% 32.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.35% 35.76% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 566 1,251 1,343
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £72,500 £72,350
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 2,615 4,925 5,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.75% 93.49% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,655 3,253 3,621
Median annual salary £46,820 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5 June 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 5 June 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 0 398 £45,000 - 27
Edinburgh -1 331 £50,000 - 33
Aberdeen +5 42 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Dundee 0 21 £47,500 +30.14% 2
West Lothian -4 10 £54,250 +20.56% 2
Highlands +1 9 - -
Stirling 0 9 £50,000 +24.22% 1
Fife +4 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South Lanarkshire 0 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Midlothian -1 2 £35,500 +15.67% 3
Renfrewshire -1 1 £34,000 -29.90%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £60,000 +6.67% 3
East Ayrshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £45,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 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.

1 299 (35.34%) JavaScript
2 242 (28.61%) C#
3 234 (27.66%) .NET
4 204 (24.11%) Java
5 203 (24.00%) CSS
6 200 (23.64%) HTML
7 191 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 184 (21.75%) Azure
9 177 (20.92%) SQL
10 161 (19.03%) TDD
11 157 (18.56%) Finance
12 156 (18.44%) Test Automation
13 150 (17.73%) DevOps
14 149 (17.61%) Scrum
15 148 (17.49%) AngularJS
16 143 (16.90%) AWS
17 138 (16.31%) Git (software)
18 112 (13.24%) React
19 111 (13.12%) Microservices
20 109 (12.88%) ASP.NET
21 104 (12.29%) User Experience
22 103 (12.17%) MVC
23 100 (11.82%) Python
23 100 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
24 95 (11.23%) OO
25 93 (10.99%) Microsoft
25 93 (10.99%) Degree
26 87 (10.28%) SQL Server
27 85 (10.05%) Web Services
28 83 (9.81%) Docker

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 16 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 15 (1.77%) CMS
3 11 (1.30%) Confluence
3 11 (1.30%) EPiServer
4 9 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (0.83%) JBoss
5 7 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.59%) nginx
7 5 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.47%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.35%) WordPress
10 2 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.12%) IIS
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Simulink
2 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.47%) InVision
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.47%) Sketch
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Actimize
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 184 (21.75%) Azure
2 143 (16.90%) AWS
3 52 (6.15%) GCP
4 37 (4.37%) SaaS
5 24 (2.84%) PaaS
6 18 (2.13%) Power Platform
6 18 (2.13%) Serverless
7 11 (1.30%) G Suite
8 10 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.18%) GitHub
8 10 (1.18%) IaaS
9 7 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.83%) Office 365
10 6 (0.71%) npm
11 5 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) Firewall
1 12 (1.42%) Internet
2 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.35%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.35%) HTTP
3 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.35%) RS-232
3 3 (0.35%) RS-485
3 3 (0.35%) Wireless
3 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.35%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.24%) Network Security
4 2 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.12%) DHCP
5 1 (0.12%) PBX
5 1 (0.12%) PSTN
5 1 (0.12%) SMS
5 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 35 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.43%) MySQL
5 24 (2.84%) Big Data
6 23 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.13%) Power BI
9 17 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.18%) MariaDB
12 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.83%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.71%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.71%) GIS
15 5 (0.59%) Redis
15 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 138 (16.31%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 56 (6.62%) Selenium
4 50 (5.91%) JIRA
5 42 (4.96%) Maven
6 32 (3.78%) Cucumber
7 28 (3.31%) Subversion
8 26 (3.07%) JUnit
9 21 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (2.13%) Ant
10 18 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 16 (1.89%) Gradle
12 15 (1.77%) GitLab
13 14 (1.65%) Gerrit
13 14 (1.65%) webpack
14 13 (1.54%) Bitbucket
14 13 (1.54%) PostCSS
14 13 (1.54%) REST Assured
15 12 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
15 12 (1.42%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 157 (18.56%) Finance
2 62 (7.33%) Banking
3 32 (3.78%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.72%) Retail
5 16 (1.89%) Law
6 13 (1.54%) Legal
7 12 (1.42%) Marketing
8 11 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.06%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.06%) Automotive
10 8 (0.95%) Games
11 7 (0.83%) Back Office
11 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.71%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) Front Office
13 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Avionics
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 386 (45.63%) Developer
2 121 (14.30%) Software Engineer
3 93 (10.99%) Software Developer
4 70 (8.27%) Senior Developer
5 68 (8.04%) .NET Developer
6 65 (7.68%) Analyst
7 60 (7.09%) Java Developer
8 39 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 34 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 31 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 29 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 26 (3.07%) Architect
12 26 (3.07%) Senior Software Developer
13 24 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (2.72%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.60%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.48%) iOS Developer
17 20 (2.36%) Test Analyst
18 19 (2.25%) Business Analyst
18 19 (2.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (27.66%) .NET
2 203 (24.00%) CSS
3 200 (23.64%) HTML
4 148 (17.49%) AngularJS
5 112 (13.24%) React
6 109 (12.88%) ASP.NET
7 85 (10.05%) Web Services
8 80 (9.46%) Node.js
9 72 (8.51%) REST
10 70 (8.27%) HTML5
11 65 (7.68%) Spring
12 60 (7.09%) .NET Framework
13 59 (6.97%) .NET Core
14 53 (6.26%) RESTful
15 48 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (5.32%) CSS3
18 43 (5.08%) jQuery
19 35 (4.14%) Spring Boot
20 29 (3.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.29%) User Experience
2 58 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 10 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.06%) Cybercrime
9 9 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 8 (0.95%) Social Media
11 7 (0.83%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.71%) PMI
13 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.59%) NHS
13 5 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.39%) Linux
2 67 (7.92%) Windows
3 43 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 34 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.90%) Android
6 25 (2.96%) Unix
7 24 (2.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.65%) CentOS
9 14 (1.65%) VxWorks
10 13 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 161 (19.03%) TDD
3 156 (18.44%) Test Automation
4 150 (17.73%) DevOps
5 149 (17.61%) Scrum
6 111 (13.12%) Microservices
7 103 (12.17%) MVC
8 100 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (11.23%) OO
10 83 (9.81%) BDD
11 80 (9.46%) SDLC
12 74 (8.75%) Mentoring
13 70 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
14 63 (7.45%) Web Development
15 58 (6.86%) Analytics
16 46 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.08%) Computer Science
19 38 (4.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 299 (35.34%) JavaScript
2 242 (28.61%) C#
3 204 (24.11%) Java
4 177 (20.92%) SQL
5 100 (11.82%) Python
6 46 (5.44%) Ruby
7 44 (5.20%) C++
8 40 (4.73%) PHP
9 39 (4.61%) TypeScript
10 35 (4.14%) Scala
11 32 (3.78%) ES6
12 24 (2.84%) Apple Swift
12 24 (2.84%) Java 8
13 20 (2.36%) C
13 20 (2.36%) Kotlin
14 15 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.42%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.30%) Google Apps Script
17 11 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (10.99%) Degree
2 22 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.18%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.24%) CISSP
7 2 (0.24%) HND
7 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.12%) CBAP
8 1 (0.12%) IIBA
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) MCSA
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.68%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) COBIT
3 3 (0.35%) NIST
4 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.24%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 83 (9.81%) Docker
2 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.24%) Firmware
4 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 61 (7.21%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.96%) Ansible
3 15 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.42%) Terraform
5 8 (0.95%) Puppet
6 4 (0.47%) Kibana
6 4 (0.47%) logstash
6 4 (0.47%) Rancher
7 3 (0.35%) Consul
8 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.24%) Grafana
8 2 (0.24%) Graphite
8 2 (0.24%) Packer
8 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.12%) MIIS
9 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 93 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.37%) Google
3 26 (3.07%) Oracle
4 19 (2.25%) IBM
5 18 (2.13%) VMware
6 11 (1.30%) Apple
6 11 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.95%) Adobe
7 8 (0.95%) Micro Focus
7 8 (0.95%) Splunk
8 6 (0.71%) Cisco
9 5 (0.59%) Automation Anywhere
9 5 (0.59%) Blue Prism
9 5 (0.59%) Juniper
9 5 (0.59%) UiPath
10 4 (0.47%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.47%) ESRI
10 4 (0.47%) FNZ
10 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.35%) Zend