Agile Jobs in Scotland

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring Agile skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Agile over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 2,730 1,337 1,985
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 39.92% 31.22% 31.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.64% 32.98% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 408 713 1,096
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,000 £45,950
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £72,433 £77,715 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,580 £89,852 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Agile falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,115 4,054 5,784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 89.41% 94.68% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 2,031 2,895
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +12.24%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in Scotland

Agile
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in Scotland.

Salary trend for Agile in Scotland

Agile
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Agile in Scotland

Agile
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -1 2,267 £60,000 +7.40% 56
Edinburgh -1 339 £60,000 -7.69% 46
Aberdeen -13 31 £48,750 -2.50% 1
West Lothian -3 18 - - 3
Fife -1 16 £43,200 -17.71%
Lanarkshire -5 10 - - 40
Dundee -7 8 £45,000 +2.86% 2
Inverclyde - 5 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 5 £65,000 -
Scottish Borders +4 4 - -
Renfrewshire -2 4 - -
Aberdeenshire -5 3 £50,000 +108.33% 1
East Ayrshire - 3 £29,500 -
Argyll and Bute -7 2 - -
East Lothian - 2 - -
Clackmannanshire - 2 £51,500 -
Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Angus - 1 £40,000 - 2
Agile
UK

Agile
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 484 (17.73%) Apache Spark
2 104 (3.81%) Apache Airflow
3 102 (3.74%) FileNet
4 90 (3.30%) Apache
5 61 (2.23%) Confluence
6 56 (2.05%) ArcGIS
6 56 (2.05%) GeoServer
7 32 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (0.77%) GemFire
9 12 (0.44%) Camunda
10 11 (0.40%) CICS
11 10 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Exchange
12 9 (0.33%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.18%) WildFly
14 5 (0.18%) WordPress
15 4 (0.15%) Captiva
16 3 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 28 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 24 (0.88%) UserZoom
3 15 (0.55%) Sketch
4 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.11%) InVision
8 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) Revit
8 1 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.037%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1,142 (41.83%) AWS
2 303 (11.10%) Azure
3 138 (5.05%) GCP
4 103 (3.77%) Amazon S3
5 101 (3.70%) Datadog
6 60 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
7 59 (2.16%) SaaS
8 56 (2.05%) Figma
9 55 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 55 (2.01%) GitHub
9 55 (2.01%) Serverless
10 51 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
11 50 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
12 47 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
13 46 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
14 45 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
15 42 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
16 40 (1.47%) Power Platform
17 39 (1.43%) BlazeMeter
18 35 (1.28%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.00%) Kerberos
2 25 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 18 (0.66%) Broadband
4 12 (0.44%) Internet
4 12 (0.44%) Modbus
5 10 (0.37%) DSL
6 8 (0.29%) BGP
6 8 (0.29%) DNS
6 8 (0.29%) SSL
7 5 (0.18%) Wireless
8 4 (0.15%) LAN
8 4 (0.15%) Network Security
8 4 (0.15%) RS-232
8 4 (0.15%) WAN
9 3 (0.11%) Firewall
9 3 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.11%) VLAN
10 2 (0.073%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.073%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.037%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (21.47%) NoSQL
2 410 (15.02%) Big Data
3 189 (6.92%) Hadoop
4 151 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
5 150 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 105 (3.85%) Apache Hive
7 98 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 86 (3.15%) HBase
9 78 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 69 (2.53%) MongoDB
11 65 (2.38%) Metadata
12 57 (2.09%) Data Lake
13 56 (2.05%) GIS
13 56 (2.05%) QGIS
14 46 (1.68%) MySQL
15 43 (1.58%) Electronic Patient Records
15 43 (1.58%) SQL Server
16 39 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
17 38 (1.39%) CockroachDB
18 35 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 280 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 209 (7.66%) Git
3 206 (7.55%) JUnit
4 144 (5.27%) JIRA
5 111 (4.07%) Jasmine
6 100 (3.66%) Cypress.io
7 90 (3.30%) Bitbucket
8 79 (2.89%) Bitbucket Server
9 72 (2.64%) Selenium
10 68 (2.49%) Maven
11 66 (2.42%) Artifactory
11 66 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
12 64 (2.34%) WebDriver
13 60 (2.20%) Protractor
14 48 (1.76%) Mockito
15 31 (1.14%) Cucumber
16 30 (1.10%) JMeter
17 25 (0.92%) Android Studio
17 25 (0.92%) GitLab
18 24 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,143 (78.50%) Finance
2 2,066 (75.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2,006 (73.48%) Law
4 1,034 (37.88%) Marketing
5 609 (22.31%) Legal
6 438 (16.04%) Banking
7 362 (13.26%) Social Skills
8 305 (11.17%) Investment Banking
9 208 (7.62%) Financial Institution
10 154 (5.64%) Influencing Skills
11 99 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
13 51 (1.87%) Private Banking
14 43 (1.58%) Public Sector
15 39 (1.43%) Games
16 22 (0.81%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.81%) Prime Brokerage
17 18 (0.66%) Front Office
18 16 (0.59%) Publishing
19 12 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1,855 (67.95%) Software Engineer
2 672 (24.62%) Lead
3 667 (24.43%) Java Engineer
4 658 (24.10%) Java Software Engineer
5 597 (21.87%) Lead Software Engineer
6 387 (14.18%) Senior
7 331 (12.12%) Big Data Engineer
7 331 (12.12%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 300 (10.99%) Python Engineer
8 300 (10.99%) Python Software Engineer
9 260 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
10 257 (9.41%) AWS Software Engineer
11 255 (9.34%) Full Stack Engineer
12 254 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
13 253 (9.27%) Full Stack Software Engineer
14 246 (9.01%) Lead Java Engineer
15 224 (8.21%) Data Engineer
16 214 (7.84%) Developer
17 192 (7.03%) Scala Engineer
17 192 (7.03%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (22.64%) Spring
2 538 (19.71%) React
3 369 (13.52%) AngularJS
4 340 (12.45%) Kafka
5 302 (11.06%) Spring Boot
6 299 (10.95%) CSS
7 278 (10.18%) HTML
8 231 (8.46%) J2EE
9 224 (8.21%) Node.js
10 216 (7.91%) JSON
11 198 (7.25%) Hibernate
12 185 (6.78%) RESTful
13 181 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 164 (6.01%) .NET
15 163 (5.97%) JMS
16 162 (5.93%) PySpark
17 146 (5.35%) jQuery
18 132 (4.84%) GraphQL
19 131 (4.80%) Web Services
20 110 (4.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 714 (26.15%) Cloud Native
2 699 (25.60%) Algorithms
3 213 (7.80%) Public Cloud
4 149 (5.46%) Onboarding
5 140 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 101 (3.70%) Reference Data
7 100 (3.66%) Product Ownership
8 93 (3.41%) Data Structures
9 88 (3.22%) Market Risk
10 65 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
11 63 (2.31%) Distributed Applications
12 34 (1.25%) Legacy Code
13 30 (1.10%) Distributed Systems
14 29 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 27 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
15 27 (0.99%) Private Cloud
16 24 (0.88%) Social Media
17 23 (0.84%) Credit Risk
18 21 (0.77%) Replication
19 17 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 144 (5.27%) Unix
2 133 (4.87%) Linux
3 35 (1.28%) Android
4 31 (1.14%) Windows
5 15 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.037%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.037%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,072 (75.90%) Software Engineering
2 1,850 (67.77%) SDLC
3 1,766 (64.69%) CI/CD
4 1,534 (56.19%) Operational Stability
5 1,200 (43.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1,167 (42.75%) Machine Learning
7 1,145 (41.94%) Community of Practice
8 798 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 798 (29.23%) Visualisation
9 634 (23.22%) Risk Management
10 466 (17.07%) Microservices
11 431 (15.79%) Decision-Making
12 425 (15.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 403 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
14 361 (13.22%) Architectural Design
15 356 (13.04%) Information Architecture
16 351 (12.86%) Full Stack Development
17 316 (11.58%) DevOps
18 293 (10.73%) Test Automation
19 289 (10.59%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,408 (51.58%) Java
2 962 (35.24%) SQL
3 820 (30.04%) Python
4 427 (15.64%) JavaScript
5 267 (9.78%) Scala
6 229 (8.39%) TypeScript
7 173 (6.34%) C#
8 128 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 83 (3.04%) Go
10 65 (2.38%) Prolog
10 65 (2.38%) SPARQL
11 40 (1.47%) Groovy
12 37 (1.36%) Kotlin
13 32 (1.17%) C++
14 30 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 24 (0.88%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.51%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.48%) PHP
17 13 (0.48%) Ruby
18 12 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 192 (7.03%) Degree
2 144 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 133 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (1.58%) Master's Degree
6 22 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 15 (0.55%) Azure Certification
8 13 (0.48%) ACCA
9 11 (0.40%) CIMA
9 11 (0.40%) CISA
10 9 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.29%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 8 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.26%) PMP
13 6 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.18%) HND
15 4 (0.15%) ISEB
15 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.11%) MAPM
16 3 (0.11%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.82%) QA
2 73 (2.67%) Accessibility
3 42 (1.54%) SLA
4 33 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 26 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
6 25 (0.92%) PMO
7 16 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.51%) GDPR
9 11 (0.40%) ITGC
10 6 (0.22%) WAI
11 5 (0.18%) WCAG
12 4 (0.15%) DICOM
12 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.15%) HL7
12 4 (0.15%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.15%) Software Quality Assurance
13 2 (0.073%) GLP
13 2 (0.073%) SEPA
14 1 (0.037%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (3.15%) HDFS
2 74 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 69 (2.53%) Docker
4 11 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (0.18%) RACF
6 3 (0.11%) Firmware
6 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 331 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 223 (8.17%) Terraform
3 146 (5.35%) Grafana
4 65 (2.38%) Prometheus
5 26 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
6 22 (0.81%) Kibana
7 21 (0.77%) HAProxy
7 21 (0.77%) Zipkin
8 15 (0.55%) Ansible
9 7 (0.26%) Graphite
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.073%) Istio
11 2 (0.073%) Progress Chef
12 1 (0.037%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.037%) Puppet
12 1 (0.037%) Rancher
12 1 (0.037%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 337 (12.34%) Oracle
2 201 (7.36%) Databricks
3 155 (5.68%) Splunk
4 133 (4.87%) Dynatrace
5 107 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 88 (3.22%) Google
7 79 (2.89%) Informatica
8 56 (2.05%) Cloudera
8 56 (2.05%) ESRI
9 49 (1.79%) Alteryx
10 39 (1.43%) SAP
11 28 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 24 (0.88%) Qualtrics
13 18 (0.66%) SaltStack
14 17 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.62%) CA
14 17 (0.62%) Sybase
15 16 (0.59%) Pega
16 11 (0.40%) Sage
17 10 (0.37%) Cognos