Period
to

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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 432 334 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.60% 7.62% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.34% 8.36% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 303 150 84
10th Percentile £37,637 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £51,125 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.47% +7.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,530 £67,750 £73,550
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%

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 5,182 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%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Scotland

Scrum
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Scotland

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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 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 +8 282 £57,500 +9.52% 23
Glasgow +5 97 £50,000 +5.26% 37
West Lothian -8 8 £40,500 -22.86%
Lanarkshire -22 7 £60,000 -4.00%
Fife -18 6 £42,500 +28.79%
East Lothian - 6 - -
Aberdeen -24 3 £42,320 -21.73% 1
Stirling - 2 £34,250 - 1
Dundee -13 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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.

1 378 (87.50%) Agile
2 191 (44.21%) DevOps
3 160 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 145 (33.56%) Finance
5 138 (31.94%) Azure
6 129 (29.86%) Kanban
7 124 (28.70%) Banking
8 119 (27.55%) JavaScript
9 118 (27.31%) Social Skills
10 107 (24.77%) Kubernetes
10 107 (24.77%) React
11 106 (24.54%) Docker
12 101 (23.38%) Java
13 98 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (22.69%) Test Automation
14 94 (21.76%) Microservices
15 92 (21.30%) CI/CD
16 91 (21.06%) Collaborative Working
17 89 (20.60%) SQL
18 87 (20.14%) SDLC
19 82 (18.98%) RESTful
20 79 (18.29%) C#
21 76 (17.59%) JIRA
22 74 (17.13%) Git (software)
23 71 (16.44%) Mentoring
23 71 (16.44%) Node.js
24 70 (16.20%) User Stories
25 66 (15.28%) Confluence
26 63 (14.58%) Python
27 61 (14.12%) Jenkins

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 66 (15.28%) Confluence
2 8 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) Apache
3 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Drupal
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 138 (31.94%) Azure
2 54 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 47 (10.88%) AWS
4 33 (7.64%) SaaS
5 21 (4.86%) Azure Service Bus
6 19 (4.40%) Power Platform
7 17 (3.94%) PaaS
8 16 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (3.70%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 16 (3.70%) GitHub
9 15 (3.47%) GCP
10 11 (2.55%) Azure Key Vault
11 10 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
12 7 (1.62%) NuGet
13 6 (1.39%) Serverless
14 5 (1.16%) Azure Functions
14 5 (1.16%) Azure Logic Apps
14 5 (1.16%) Figma
14 5 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.62%) Internet
2 6 (1.39%) Broadband
3 4 (0.93%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.72%) NoSQL
2 36 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.02%) MySQL
5 15 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.47%) Redis
6 11 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.55%) Power BI
7 9 (2.08%) Big Data
8 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.69%) OLAP
9 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.69%) Tableau
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (17.59%) JIRA
2 74 (17.13%) Git (software)
3 61 (14.12%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.86%) Cucumber
5 20 (4.63%) Selenium
6 18 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.55%) Gerrit
8 9 (2.08%) Android Studio
8 9 (2.08%) Postman
8 9 (2.08%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.39%) Cypress.io
9 6 (1.39%) Gradle
9 6 (1.39%) InstallShield
9 6 (1.39%) NUnit
9 6 (1.39%) Protractor
9 6 (1.39%) Spinnaker
9 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.39%) webpack
10 5 (1.16%) CircleCI
General
1 145 (33.56%) Finance
2 124 (28.70%) Banking
3 118 (27.31%) Social Skills
4 29 (6.71%) Retail
5 26 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 20 (4.63%) Public Sector
8 17 (3.94%) Financial Institution
9 15 (3.47%) Documentation Skills
10 13 (3.01%) Legal
10 13 (3.01%) Manufacturing
11 11 (2.55%) Marketing
12 8 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.62%) Social Housing
14 6 (1.39%) Games
15 5 (1.16%) Tech for Good
16 4 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
17 3 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (25.93%) Developer
2 70 (16.20%) Software Engineer
3 51 (11.81%) Scrum Master
4 41 (9.49%) Analyst
5 29 (6.71%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
8 19 (4.40%) Technical Business Analyst
9 18 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
10 15 (3.47%) Site Engineer
10 15 (3.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 12 (2.78%) Tester
12 11 (2.55%) Test Engineer
13 9 (2.08%) Technical Leader
14 8 (1.85%) Senior Developer
14 8 (1.85%) Software Developer
14 8 (1.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (24.77%) React
2 82 (18.98%) RESTful
3 71 (16.44%) Node.js
4 56 (12.96%) Web Services
5 51 (11.81%) .NET
6 40 (9.26%) XML
7 34 (7.87%) AngularJS
8 32 (7.41%) HTML
8 32 (7.41%) REST
9 25 (5.79%) .NET Framework
10 24 (5.56%) CSS
11 20 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (4.40%) .NET Core
13 17 (3.94%) Redux
14 14 (3.24%) ASP.NET
14 14 (3.24%) Memcached
15 13 (3.01%) JSON
16 12 (2.78%) Vue.js
17 11 (2.55%) ActiveMQ
17 11 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.41%) User Experience
2 29 (6.71%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.94%) Cloud Native
4 17 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.01%) Clustering
7 12 (2.78%) Virtual Team
8 11 (2.55%) Tandem
9 7 (1.62%) IoT
9 7 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.39%) Biotechnology
10 6 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.39%) Low-Code
11 5 (1.16%) Life Science
12 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.93%) Media Streaming
12 4 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.19%) Linux
2 33 (7.64%) Android
3 31 (7.18%) Windows
4 29 (6.71%) Apple iOS
5 28 (6.48%) Unix
6 10 (2.31%) zOS
7 2 (0.46%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (87.50%) Agile
2 191 (44.21%) DevOps
3 160 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 129 (29.86%) Kanban
5 98 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (22.69%) Test Automation
6 94 (21.76%) Microservices
7 92 (21.30%) CI/CD
8 91 (21.06%) Collaborative Working
9 87 (20.14%) SDLC
10 71 (16.44%) Mentoring
11 70 (16.20%) User Stories
12 53 (12.27%) Full Stack Development
13 52 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (11.57%) TDD
15 40 (9.26%) Web Application Development
16 39 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (8.80%) Waterfall
18 37 (8.56%) Analytics
18 37 (8.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.55%) JavaScript
2 101 (23.38%) Java
3 89 (20.60%) SQL
4 79 (18.29%) C#
5 63 (14.58%) Python
6 22 (5.09%) Bash
6 22 (5.09%) Groovy
7 14 (3.24%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.78%) PHP
8 12 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.85%) Apple Swift
9 8 (1.85%) Kotlin
10 6 (1.39%) C++
11 5 (1.16%) ES6
12 4 (0.93%) C
12 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.93%) Perl
12 4 (0.93%) Ruby
13 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (9.49%) Degree
2 10 (2.31%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (0.93%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.69%) PMP
6 2 (0.46%) APMP
6 2 (0.46%) MBA
6 2 (0.46%) PhD
6 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) CCSA
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.23%) MCITP
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.49%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) GLP
3 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.69%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (24.54%) Docker
2 11 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 107 (24.77%) Kubernetes
2 29 (6.71%) Terraform
3 14 (3.24%) Ansible
4 12 (2.78%) ZABBIX
5 11 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (2.55%) HAProxy
5 11 (2.55%) Kibana
5 11 (2.55%) logstash
6 3 (0.69%) Grafana
6 3 (0.69%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) Podman
Vendors
1 30 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.94%) Google
3 11 (2.55%) Dynatrace
4 9 (2.08%) Oracle
5 8 (1.85%) ForgeRock
5 8 (1.85%) MuleSoft
6 7 (1.62%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.39%) Charles River
8 4 (0.93%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.69%) Databricks
9 3 (0.69%) IBM
10 2 (0.46%) Adobe
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.23%) CA
11 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco
11 1 (0.23%) Curam
11 1 (0.23%) ICL
11 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.23%) Remedy