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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 1,876 1,351 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 32.99% 30.82% 28.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.20% 33.83% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 856 371
10th Percentile £38,158 £34,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -7.22%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,375 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Agile 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 5,182 3,993 1,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.14% 91.10% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,952 2,588 1,218
10th Percentile £32,875 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,616 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Edinburgh 0 1,100 £60,000 +14.29% 73
Glasgow 0 533 £55,000 +15.79% 108
West Lothian +5 77 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Fife -8 22 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North Lanarkshire +4 16 £61,250 +20.10%
Dundee -6 16 £40,271 -19.46% 2
Lanarkshire -18 16 £60,000 +20.30%
Aberdeen -22 16 £57,500 +27.78% 5
East Lothian - 14 - -
Stirling -9 7 £70,000 +100.00% 3
Aberdeenshire +1 6 £42,500 - 1
Ayrshire - 3 £58,454 -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £37,500 -
South Ayrshire - 3 - -
Shetland Islands - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -5 1 £110,000 +266.67%
Renfrewshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 609 (32.46%) DevOps
2 574 (30.60%) Finance
3 571 (30.44%) Software Engineering
4 453 (24.15%) Java
5 438 (23.35%) AWS
6 428 (22.81%) Azure
7 409 (21.80%) JavaScript
8 407 (21.70%) Social Skills
9 399 (21.27%) Mentoring
10 378 (20.15%) Scrum
11 369 (19.67%) Banking
12 342 (18.23%) Python
13 339 (18.07%) React
14 332 (17.70%) Docker
15 313 (16.68%) CI/CD
16 308 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
17 296 (15.78%) Kubernetes
18 289 (15.41%) Test Automation
19 280 (14.93%) Microservices
20 279 (14.87%) SQL
21 277 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
22 256 (13.65%) Analytics
23 248 (13.22%) SDLC
24 244 (13.01%) C#
25 242 (12.90%) TDD
26 238 (12.69%) Git (software)
27 235 (12.53%) Microsoft
28 222 (11.83%) Coaching
29 209 (11.14%) .NET
30 203 (10.82%) JIRA

Agile
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
1 126 (6.72%) Confluence
2 37 (1.97%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (0.96%) SAS
5 17 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 15 (0.80%) WordPress
7 14 (0.75%) Luigi
8 13 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.53%) CMS
10 8 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.32%) Apache
13 4 (0.21%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.16%) Drupal
14 3 (0.16%) nginx
14 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.11%) JBoss
15 2 (0.11%) Mendix
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 27 (1.44%) Sketch
3 26 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (1.23%) InVision
5 23 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.80%) Zeplin
7 7 (0.37%) UserZoom
8 6 (0.32%) Adobe XD
8 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.27%) UXPin
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.21%) InDesign
11 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.053%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.053%) Lawson
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.053%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.053%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.053%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.053%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.053%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.053%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.053%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 438 (23.35%) AWS
2 428 (22.81%) Azure
3 170 (9.06%) GCP
4 123 (6.56%) SaaS
5 100 (5.33%) Azure DevOps
6 82 (4.37%) Power Platform
7 53 (2.83%) Serverless
8 47 (2.51%) GitHub
9 42 (2.24%) PaaS
10 35 (1.87%) Microsoft 365
11 33 (1.76%) Figma
12 32 (1.71%) Azure Service Bus
13 30 (1.60%) IaaS
14 28 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
15 27 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
16 23 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 22 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
18 21 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
18 21 (1.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 21 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.19%) WAN
2 37 (1.97%) LAN
3 31 (1.65%) Broadband
4 23 (1.23%) Firewall
5 18 (0.96%) HTTP
6 17 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (0.91%) DNS
7 15 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.64%) Internet
9 10 (0.53%) NX-OS
10 8 (0.43%) BGP
10 8 (0.43%) Network Security
10 8 (0.43%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.37%) IOS XR
11 7 (0.37%) MPLS
12 5 (0.27%) 4G
12 5 (0.27%) 5G
12 5 (0.27%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (6.50%) Big Data
2 80 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 61 (3.25%) NoSQL
4 60 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 59 (3.14%) Power BI
6 57 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.92%) MySQL
9 35 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 26 (1.39%) Tableau
12 23 (1.23%) Data Lake
12 23 (1.23%) DynamoDB
13 20 (1.07%) Redis
14 14 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
15 10 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
17 7 (0.37%) MariaDB
17 7 (0.37%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 238 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 203 (10.82%) JIRA
3 171 (9.12%) Jenkins
4 78 (4.16%) Selenium
5 47 (2.51%) Cypress.io
6 43 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 43 (2.29%) Postman
7 30 (1.60%) WebDriver
8 24 (1.28%) Android Studio
8 24 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.17%) Bitbucket
9 22 (1.17%) GitLab
9 22 (1.17%) NUnit
10 21 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (1.01%) Gradle
13 18 (0.96%) IBM UrbanCode
14 16 (0.85%) Visual Studio
15 15 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (0.75%) Pa11y
General
1 574 (30.60%) Finance
2 407 (21.70%) Social Skills
3 369 (19.67%) Banking
4 123 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (6.29%) Games
6 110 (5.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 86 (4.58%) Retail
8 84 (4.48%) Public Sector
9 71 (3.78%) Marketing
10 63 (3.36%) Advertising
11 41 (2.19%) Legal
12 32 (1.71%) Influencing Skills
13 30 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
14 26 (1.39%) Manufacturing
14 26 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
14 26 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
15 23 (1.23%) Financial Institution
16 20 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.80%) Publishing
18 14 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 484 (25.80%) Developer
2 270 (14.39%) Software Engineer
3 188 (10.02%) Analyst
4 121 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 97 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 95 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 85 (4.53%) Architect
8 77 (4.10%) Trainee
9 73 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
10 60 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
11 56 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 56 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 51 (2.72%) Quality Engineer
13 49 (2.61%) Scrum Master
14 47 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
14 47 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 46 (2.45%) Project Manager
16 43 (2.29%) .NET Developer
16 43 (2.29%) C# Developer
17 42 (2.24%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (18.07%) React
2 209 (11.14%) .NET
3 158 (8.42%) Node.js
4 153 (8.16%) Spring
5 137 (7.30%) HTML
6 131 (6.98%) AngularJS
7 126 (6.72%) RESTful
8 123 (6.56%) CSS
9 100 (5.33%) Web Services
10 91 (4.85%) .NET Core
11 84 (4.48%) REST
12 74 (3.94%) Redux
13 61 (3.25%) Spring Boot
13 61 (3.25%) Vue.js
14 54 (2.88%) ASP.NET
14 54 (2.88%) OLE
15 49 (2.61%) XML
16 47 (2.51%) Laravel
17 46 (2.45%) HTML5
18 41 (2.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.29%) User Experience
2 96 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 95 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 90 (4.80%) Virtual Team
5 79 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 69 (3.68%) Cloud Native
7 60 (3.20%) Public Cloud
8 49 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 39 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
10 36 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
11 30 (1.60%) IoT
12 23 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.85%) EPoS
15 15 (0.80%) Clustering
15 15 (0.80%) Low-Code
15 15 (0.80%) Social Media
16 14 (0.75%) Data Centre
16 14 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 145 (7.73%) Linux
2 120 (6.40%) Android
3 102 (5.44%) Windows
4 101 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.35%) Unix
6 13 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.59%) zOS
8 8 (0.43%) Mesosphere
8 8 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.32%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 2 (0.11%) OpenWrt
14 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.053%) VME
14 1 (0.053%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (32.46%) DevOps
2 571 (30.44%) Software Engineering
3 399 (21.27%) Mentoring
4 378 (20.15%) Scrum
5 313 (16.68%) CI/CD
6 308 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
7 289 (15.41%) Test Automation
8 280 (14.93%) Microservices
9 277 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
10 256 (13.65%) Analytics
11 248 (13.22%) SDLC
12 242 (12.90%) TDD
13 222 (11.83%) Coaching
14 185 (9.86%) Full Stack Development
15 179 (9.54%) Containerisation
16 173 (9.22%) Collaborative Working
17 160 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
18 150 (8.00%) Kanban
18 150 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 149 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 453 (24.15%) Java
2 409 (21.80%) JavaScript
3 342 (18.23%) Python
4 279 (14.87%) SQL
5 244 (13.01%) C#
6 112 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 86 (4.58%) PHP
8 80 (4.26%) Go
9 61 (3.25%) Kotlin
10 57 (3.04%) R
11 44 (2.35%) C
12 35 (1.87%) C++
13 33 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 33 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.65%) Bash
15 30 (1.60%) Apple Swift
16 27 (1.44%) Ruby
17 24 (1.28%) Scala
18 22 (1.17%) Groovy
19 11 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 128 (6.82%) Degree
2 51 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 27 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.37%) CCIE
11 7 (0.37%) ISEB
12 6 (0.32%) HNC
12 6 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.27%) CEH
13 5 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.21%) CISSP
14 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (10.02%) QA
2 88 (4.69%) Accessibility
3 14 (0.75%) GLP
4 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.37%) GDPR
5 7 (0.37%) PMO
6 4 (0.21%) GMP
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) NIST
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
8 1 (0.053%) Basel III
8 1 (0.053%) CDISC
8 1 (0.053%) NCSC
8 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 332 (17.70%) Docker
2 28 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.48%) Firmware
6 6 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.21%) Embedded Firmware
8 3 (0.16%) KVM
8 3 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.11%) RACF
10 1 (0.053%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 296 (15.78%) Kubernetes
2 94 (5.01%) Terraform
3 48 (2.56%) Ansible
4 19 (1.01%) Kibana
4 19 (1.01%) logstash
4 19 (1.01%) Prometheus
5 17 (0.91%) Puppet
6 14 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.64%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (0.59%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.43%) Automic
9 8 (0.43%) Consul
10 6 (0.32%) Grafana
10 6 (0.32%) Istio
11 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.27%) Packer
12 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 235 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.22%) Google
3 48 (2.56%) Adobe
4 43 (2.29%) Cisco
5 41 (2.19%) Oracle
6 37 (1.97%) Hitachi
7 36 (1.92%) TOWER Software
8 18 (0.96%) Databricks
8 18 (0.96%) VMware
9 17 (0.91%) Dynatrace
10 16 (0.85%) Splunk
11 14 (0.75%) Charles River
11 14 (0.75%) MuleSoft
12 13 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.53%) Juniper
14 10 (0.53%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.53%) Teradata
14 10 (0.53%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.53%) Zerto