Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 394 534 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.30% 9.32% 8.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 9.90% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 262 328 257
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £71,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum 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 5,044 5,394 4,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.42% 94.12% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,256 3,590 3,063
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Scotland

Scrum
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Scotland.

Salary trend for Scrum in Scotland

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Scotland

Scrum
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 July 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 -11 217 £45,000 - 30
Glasgow -20 101 £45,000 -10.00% 21
West Lothian +15 41 £53,750 +13.16% 4
Fife +1 14 £41,500 +72.92% 3
Dundee -9 9 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Stirling +2 2 £39,500 -0.69%
Renfrewshire - 2 £48,500 - 3
South Lanarkshire +3 1 £35,000 -
Midlothian -2 1 £34,500 -8.00%
Aberdeen -2 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Falkirk - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 365 (92.64%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (35.03%) JavaScript
3 114 (28.93%) Java
4 109 (27.66%) Software Engineering
4 109 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 98 (24.87%) SQL
6 97 (24.62%) Kanban
7 92 (23.35%) Finance
8 83 (21.07%) DevOps
9 78 (19.80%) C#
10 73 (18.53%) AngularJS
11 71 (18.02%) .NET
12 66 (16.75%) Mentoring
13 65 (16.50%) Python
14 62 (15.74%) Test Automation
14 62 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (14.97%) HTML
15 59 (14.97%) SDLC
16 58 (14.72%) Microsoft
16 58 (14.72%) Docker
17 56 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (14.21%) CSS
18 52 (13.20%) JIRA
18 52 (13.20%) Node.js
19 51 (12.94%) Git (software)
19 51 (12.94%) Google Cloud Platform
20 50 (12.69%) TDD
21 49 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
21 49 (12.44%) Coaching
22 48 (12.18%) User Experience

Scrum
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 27 (6.85%) Confluence
2 8 (2.03%) JBoss
2 8 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.02%) CMS
6 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.76%) IIS
6 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.51%) Apache
7 2 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Actimize
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 109 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (12.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 49 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (6.09%) SaaS
5 21 (5.33%) G Suite
6 17 (4.31%) Azure Stack
6 17 (4.31%) IBM Cloud
7 11 (2.79%) GitHub
8 7 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.27%) IaaS
10 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.51%) npm
12 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.27%) Firewall
2 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 19 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.05%) Cosmos DB
5 12 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.54%) Big Data
7 9 (2.28%) MySQL
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle Discoverer
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle OWB
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.52%) Text Mining
10 5 (1.27%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (13.20%) JIRA
2 51 (12.94%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.36%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.57%) Selenium
5 16 (4.06%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.54%) Maven
6 10 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (2.28%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.03%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.52%) Ant
10 6 (1.52%) Subversion
10 6 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.27%) GitLab
11 5 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
11 5 (1.27%) Mocha
12 4 (1.02%) Appium
12 4 (1.02%) git-flow
General
1 92 (23.35%) Finance
2 37 (9.39%) Banking
3 30 (7.61%) Retail
4 18 (4.57%) Marketing
5 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) International Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (25.63%) Developer
2 61 (15.48%) Software Engineer
3 54 (13.71%) Analyst
4 43 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 28 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.85%) Scrum Master
7 24 (6.09%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.84%) .NET Developer
9 19 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (4.57%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.30%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (2.79%) Software Analyst
14 10 (2.54%) Principal Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) Principal Software Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) Senior DevOps
14 10 (2.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (18.53%) AngularJS
2 71 (18.02%) .NET
3 59 (14.97%) HTML
4 56 (14.21%) CSS
5 52 (13.20%) Node.js
6 48 (12.18%) React
7 38 (9.64%) HTML5
8 35 (8.88%) CSS3
9 29 (7.36%) ASP.NET
10 28 (7.11%) Spring
11 23 (5.84%) JSON
11 23 (5.84%) RESTful
11 23 (5.84%) Web Services
12 21 (5.33%) Express
13 20 (5.08%) Spring Boot
14 15 (3.81%) .NET Framework
14 15 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (3.81%) Redux
15 14 (3.55%) jQuery
16 13 (3.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.18%) User Experience
2 23 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.57%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (4.31%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.30%) Smart Home
8 9 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.02%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.02%) Social Media
11 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.90%) Windows
2 37 (9.39%) Linux
3 21 (5.33%) Unix
4 10 (2.54%) Android
5 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (92.64%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (27.66%) Software Engineering
3 97 (24.62%) Kanban
4 83 (21.07%) DevOps
5 66 (16.75%) Mentoring
6 62 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
6 62 (15.74%) Test Automation
7 59 (14.97%) SDLC
8 56 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (12.69%) TDD
10 49 (12.44%) Coaching
11 48 (12.18%) Fintech
12 47 (11.93%) Microservices
13 40 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (9.39%) Waterfall
15 36 (9.14%) Artificial Intelligence
15 36 (9.14%) OO
16 35 (8.88%) BDD
16 35 (8.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 138 (35.03%) JavaScript
2 114 (28.93%) Java
3 98 (24.87%) SQL
4 78 (19.80%) C#
5 65 (16.50%) Python
6 34 (8.63%) Ruby
7 26 (6.60%) Groovy
8 24 (6.09%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.57%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.81%) C++
11 14 (3.55%) C
12 12 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.54%) ES6
14 9 (2.28%) Scala
15 8 (2.03%) Java 8
15 8 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.78%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.78%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.78%) PHP
16 7 (1.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (8.12%) Degree
2 7 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.76%) ISEB
4 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.51%) APMP
5 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.51%) PhD
5 2 (0.51%) PMP
5 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.60%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) PMO
3 2 (0.51%) SEPA
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (14.72%) Docker
2 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.76%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 30 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.33%) Ansible
4 18 (4.57%) Terraform
5 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.76%) Puppet
6 2 (0.51%) Kibana
6 2 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) Rancher
7 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.93%) Google
3 37 (9.39%) Oracle
4 18 (4.57%) IBM
5 9 (2.28%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.03%) Apple
7 6 (1.52%) Informatica
8 4 (1.02%) Perfecto Mobile
8 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.02%) Splunk
9 2 (0.51%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.51%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.51%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.51%) SAP
9 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe
10 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.25%) HP
10 1 (0.25%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.25%) McAfee