Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,598 1,796 1,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.98% 33.63% 33.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.24% 35.68% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1,224 1,183
Scotland median annual salary £48,004 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.99% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 4,534 5,034 5,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.56% 94.27% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,747 3,309 3,227
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +3.41% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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
Edinburgh 0 732 £52,500 +5.00% 133
Glasgow -1 632 £47,500 -5.00% 122
Dundee 0 60 £40,000 +3.23% 9
West Lothian +1 45 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Fife +4 32 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Aberdeen +9 31 £40,000 - 9
Stirling 0 12 £42,500 +6.85% 5
North Lanarkshire -1 7 £52,500 +30.43% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 7 - - 1
South Lanarkshire 0 6 £41,250 -2.94%
Midlothian 0 4 £33,056 -11.85%
South Ayrshire 0 3 £50,000 +34.23%
Moray - 3 - -
Inverclyde +7 1 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Scottish Borders +3 1 - -
Lanarkshire +1 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Highlands +1 1 £55,000 +175.00% 1
Aberdeenshire -1 1 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £48,500 +7.78% 6
Falkirk - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 474 (29.66%) JavaScript
2 408 (25.53%) Finance
3 388 (24.28%) Java
4 384 (24.03%) SQL
5 337 (21.09%) Scrum
6 329 (20.59%) .NET
7 324 (20.28%) C#
8 320 (20.03%) Software Engineering
9 312 (19.52%) DevOps
10 291 (18.21%) Azure
11 273 (17.08%) SDLC
12 264 (16.52%) HTML
13 262 (16.40%) CSS
14 244 (15.27%) Test Automation
15 240 (15.02%) Mentoring
16 232 (14.52%) Git (software)
17 221 (13.83%) TDD
18 217 (13.58%) AngularJS
19 211 (13.20%) Microservices
19 211 (13.20%) Python
20 205 (12.83%) React
21 198 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
22 187 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
23 175 (10.95%) SQL Server
24 171 (10.70%) AWS
25 161 (10.08%) Microsoft
26 156 (9.76%) MVC
27 148 (9.26%) Linux
28 143 (8.95%) Docker
29 139 (8.70%) 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 33 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.94%) Confluence
3 21 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 20 (1.25%) Apache
5 18 (1.13%) IIS
5 18 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.63%) JBoss
9 10 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.50%) CMS
11 6 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.25%) Appian
13 4 (0.25%) Drupal
14 3 (0.19%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Chatbot
1 9 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.19%) InVision
5 3 (0.19%) Sketch
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.063%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.063%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 24 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.063%) Actimize
6 1 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.063%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 291 (18.21%) Azure
2 171 (10.70%) AWS
3 79 (4.94%) GCP
4 62 (3.88%) SaaS
5 48 (3.00%) Power Platform
6 33 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (1.88%) GitHub
8 25 (1.56%) Office 365
9 23 (1.44%) IaaS
10 22 (1.38%) Serverless
11 17 (1.06%) PaaS
12 16 (1.00%) Azure Stack
12 16 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
13 13 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.69%) G Suite
15 9 (0.56%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.50%) npm
17 7 (0.44%) PowerApps
18 6 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.13%) HTTP
2 26 (1.63%) Firewall
3 20 (1.25%) Internet
4 10 (0.63%) DHCP
4 10 (0.63%) DNS
4 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.44%) Network Security
6 5 (0.31%) Wireless
7 2 (0.13%) FTP
7 2 (0.13%) SSL
7 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.063%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.063%) Intranet
8 1 (0.063%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.063%) RTSP
8 1 (0.063%) SAN
8 1 (0.063%) VPN
8 1 (0.063%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 96 (6.01%) Big Data
3 76 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 63 (3.94%) MySQL
5 48 (3.00%) Power BI
6 46 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 44 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 41 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.50%) Cosmos DB
12 23 (1.44%) DB2
12 23 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.25%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.75%) QlikView
17 12 (0.75%) Text Mining
18 9 (0.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 232 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 137 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 99 (6.20%) JIRA
4 76 (4.76%) Selenium
5 61 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 53 (3.32%) TeamCity
7 52 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (2.32%) Cucumber
9 33 (2.07%) Ant
10 31 (1.94%) Subversion
11 26 (1.63%) Gradle
12 25 (1.56%) SonarQube
13 23 (1.44%) Maven
14 22 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
15 19 (1.19%) IBM UrbanCode
15 19 (1.19%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.00%) JMeter
16 16 (1.00%) JUnit
16 16 (1.00%) NUnit
17 13 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 408 (25.53%) Finance
2 139 (8.70%) Banking
3 93 (5.82%) Retail
4 50 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 42 (2.63%) Marketing
6 24 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 24 (1.50%) Games
7 13 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.75%) Legal
9 11 (0.69%) Law
10 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.31%) Automotive
12 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.25%) Local Government
13 3 (0.19%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.13%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Electronics
14 2 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.063%) Military
Job Titles
1 656 (41.05%) Developer
2 171 (10.70%) Senior Developer
3 153 (9.57%) Java Developer
4 143 (8.95%) Software Engineer
5 97 (6.07%) Software Developer
6 89 (5.57%) .NET Developer
7 78 (4.88%) Analyst
8 72 (4.51%) Project Manager
9 69 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 45 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 42 (2.63%) Business Analyst
11 42 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 41 (2.57%) Cloud Engineer
12 41 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
13 40 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
14 39 (2.44%) Lead Developer
15 37 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
16 36 (2.25%) C# Software Engineer
16 36 (2.25%) Product Manager
17 35 (2.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (20.59%) .NET
2 264 (16.52%) HTML
3 262 (16.40%) CSS
4 217 (13.58%) AngularJS
5 205 (12.83%) React
6 132 (8.26%) Node.js
7 127 (7.95%) ASP.NET
8 116 (7.26%) Web Services
9 113 (7.07%) RESTful
10 105 (6.57%) REST
11 104 (6.51%) jQuery
12 97 (6.07%) HTML5
12 97 (6.07%) Spring
13 82 (5.13%) JSON
14 80 (5.01%) .NET Core
14 80 (5.01%) .NET Framework
15 66 (4.13%) CSS3
16 65 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (2.88%) Spring Boot
18 41 (2.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.82%) User Experience
2 93 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 62 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
5 55 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 35 (2.19%) Robotics
9 18 (1.13%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (0.63%) Smart Home
13 8 (0.50%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.44%) Tandem
15 6 (0.38%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.38%) Social Media
15 6 (0.38%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (9.26%) Linux
2 87 (5.44%) Windows
3 67 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 64 (4.01%) Android
5 50 (3.13%) Unix
6 35 (2.19%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) Solaris
10 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.25%) VMS
11 3 (0.19%) AIX
12 2 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (21.09%) Scrum
2 320 (20.03%) Software Engineering
3 312 (19.52%) DevOps
4 273 (17.08%) SDLC
5 244 (15.27%) Test Automation
6 240 (15.02%) Mentoring
7 221 (13.83%) TDD
8 211 (13.20%) Microservices
9 198 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 187 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
11 156 (9.76%) MVC
12 116 (7.26%) OO
13 103 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 101 (6.32%) Waterfall
15 100 (6.26%) Fintech
16 96 (6.01%) Project Delivery
17 92 (5.76%) Front End Development
18 90 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
19 89 (5.57%) Decision-Making
20 85 (5.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 474 (29.66%) JavaScript
2 388 (24.28%) Java
3 384 (24.03%) SQL
4 324 (20.28%) C#
5 211 (13.20%) Python
6 95 (5.94%) Ruby
7 66 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 52 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 52 (3.25%) TypeScript
9 51 (3.19%) Java 8
9 51 (3.19%) PHP
10 50 (3.13%) C++
11 40 (2.50%) ES6
12 37 (2.32%) Groovy
13 31 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.94%) Kotlin
14 30 (1.88%) Scala
14 30 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.63%) Apple Swift
16 22 (1.38%) C
Qualifications
1 108 (6.76%) Degree
2 29 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 15 (0.94%) CISM
4 15 (0.94%) CISSP
5 12 (0.75%) PMP
6 9 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.38%) ISEB
8 6 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.19%) HND
11 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.19%) MCAD
11 3 (0.19%) MCSD
11 3 (0.19%) MCTS
11 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.95%) QA
2 7 (0.44%) PMO
3 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.38%) GDPR
4 5 (0.31%) SEPA
5 4 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.13%) COREP
6 2 (0.13%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.13%) FINREP
6 2 (0.13%) SLA
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.063%) JTAG
7 1 (0.063%) PSD2
System Software
1 143 (8.95%) Docker
2 14 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.25%) HDFS
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.063%) Firmware
8 1 (0.063%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 112 (7.01%) Kubernetes
2 83 (5.19%) Ansible
3 43 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (2.69%) Terraform
4 13 (0.81%) Puppet
5 11 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.19%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.13%) Rancher
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.063%) Ambari
9 1 (0.063%) Control-M
9 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.063%) Nagios
9 1 (0.063%) Nmap
9 1 (0.063%) Oozie
9 1 (0.063%) Packer
9 1 (0.063%) SCCM
9 1 (0.063%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 161 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.20%) Oracle
3 63 (3.94%) Google
4 44 (2.75%) IBM
5 23 (1.44%) Micro Focus
5 23 (1.44%) Tableau
6 21 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.13%) Informatica
9 16 (1.00%) Apple
10 14 (0.88%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.81%) Adobe
12 11 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.56%) Blue Prism
13 9 (0.56%) UiPath
13 9 (0.56%) Zend
14 8 (0.50%) Automation Anywhere
15 7 (0.44%) Databricks
16 6 (0.38%) SAP
17 5 (0.31%) Sybase