Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 477 579 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.85% 10.46% 9.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 11.35% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 289 343 271
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,600 £70,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 5,016 5,103 4,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 92.21% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,255 2,889
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +9 216 £45,000 - 41
Glasgow -12 210 £47,500 - 23
West Lothian +3 26 £45,000 - 5
Aberdeen +5 7 £27,500 -25.68% 1
Dundee +8 4 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South Lanarkshire +4 3 £35,500 -21.11%
Stirling -2 3 £39,774 -11.61%
Midlothian - 3 £37,500 - 1
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 436 (91.40%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (36.90%) SQL
3 172 (36.06%) JavaScript
4 160 (33.54%) C#
5 152 (31.87%) Java
6 135 (28.30%) .NET
7 120 (25.16%) Finance
8 118 (24.74%) AngularJS
9 117 (24.53%) TDD
10 96 (20.13%) HTML
11 95 (19.92%) Kanban
11 95 (19.92%) SDLC
12 91 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
13 89 (18.66%) SQL Server
13 89 (18.66%) CSS
14 77 (16.14%) Software Engineering
15 76 (15.93%) ASP.NET
16 75 (15.72%) Oracle
17 70 (14.68%) Test Automation
18 69 (14.47%) MVC
18 69 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
19 68 (14.26%) OO
20 66 (13.84%) Git (software)
20 66 (13.84%) React
21 65 (13.63%) BDD
22 59 (12.37%) Python
22 59 (12.37%) Degree
23 58 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
24 56 (11.74%) Microsoft
25 51 (10.69%) QA

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 28 (5.87%) Confluence
2 22 (4.61%) JBoss
2 22 (4.61%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.89%) Apache
5 6 (1.26%) CloudStack
5 6 (1.26%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.84%) SAS
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.63%) GemFire
8 3 (0.63%) Jetty
8 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) CICS
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) Mingle
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.21%) InVision
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.92%) SaaS
4 9 (1.89%) Slack
5 6 (1.26%) GitHub
5 6 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.26%) PaaS
6 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.05%) npm
6 5 (1.05%) Yarn
7 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.42%) IaaS
8 2 (0.42%) Serverless
9 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.21%) Force.com
9 1 (0.21%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) Internet
2 8 (1.68%) HTTP
3 7 (1.47%) Hyperconnected
4 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.63%) AMQP
6 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.03%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.82%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 20 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.98%) MySQL
8 18 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (3.56%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.35%) Big Data
11 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.89%) SQLite
13 8 (1.68%) Redis
14 5 (1.05%) DataStage
14 5 (1.05%) Text Mining
15 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 47 (9.85%) Selenium
3 45 (9.43%) Visual Studio
4 40 (8.39%) JIRA
5 37 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (6.29%) Cucumber
7 27 (5.66%) Jenkins
8 24 (5.03%) JUnit
9 14 (2.94%) SpecFlow
10 11 (2.31%) Maven
10 11 (2.31%) Ranorex
11 10 (2.10%) git-flow
11 10 (2.10%) Protractor
12 9 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.89%) Gradle
12 9 (1.89%) Subversion
13 8 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.68%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.47%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 120 (25.16%) Finance
2 33 (6.92%) Banking
3 14 (2.94%) Retail
4 10 (2.10%) Electronics
4 10 (2.10%) Games
5 9 (1.89%) Marketing
6 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.05%) Automotive
7 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 210 (44.03%) Developer
2 69 (14.47%) .NET Developer
3 60 (12.58%) Senior Developer
4 57 (11.95%) C# Developer
5 49 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 47 (9.85%) Software Developer
7 38 (7.97%) Analyst
8 36 (7.55%) Software Engineer
9 30 (6.29%) Business Analyst
10 26 (5.45%) Scrum Master
11 24 (5.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (4.40%) Lead Developer
12 21 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
13 18 (3.77%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.35%) Senior Software Developer
15 15 (3.14%) Architect
15 15 (3.14%) Development Manager
15 15 (3.14%) QA Engineer
15 15 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (28.30%) .NET
2 118 (24.74%) AngularJS
3 96 (20.13%) HTML
4 89 (18.66%) CSS
5 76 (15.93%) ASP.NET
6 66 (13.84%) React
7 49 (10.27%) Web Services
8 45 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (8.18%) RESTful
10 34 (7.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (6.50%) Spring
12 30 (6.29%) Gherkin
12 30 (6.29%) HTML5
13 27 (5.66%) jQuery
13 27 (5.66%) WCF
14 25 (5.24%) Hibernate
15 23 (4.82%) CSS3
16 22 (4.61%) XML
17 21 (4.40%) .NET Framework
17 21 (4.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (6.08%) User Experience
5 20 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.19%) Fintech
5 20 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.26%) Robotics
10 5 (1.05%) GPGPU
10 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (0.63%) Social Media
13 2 (0.42%) Blog
13 2 (0.42%) Clustering
13 2 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.45%) Linux
2 20 (4.19%) Windows
3 17 (3.56%) Unix
4 11 (2.31%) Android
5 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.63%) AIX
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (91.40%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (24.53%) TDD
3 95 (19.92%) Kanban
3 95 (19.92%) SDLC
4 91 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (16.14%) Software Engineering
6 70 (14.68%) Test Automation
7 69 (14.47%) MVC
7 69 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (14.26%) OO
9 65 (13.63%) BDD
10 45 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 39 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (7.55%) DevOps
13 32 (6.71%) Multithreading
13 32 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (6.50%) Project Management
15 28 (5.87%) Microservices
15 28 (5.87%) Software Delivery
16 27 (5.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 176 (36.90%) SQL
2 172 (36.06%) JavaScript
3 160 (33.54%) C#
4 152 (31.87%) Java
5 59 (12.37%) Python
6 29 (6.08%) Ruby
7 26 (5.45%) C++
8 22 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.40%) PHP
10 15 (3.14%) ES6
10 15 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.73%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.10%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.68%) Clojure
15 8 (1.68%) R
16 7 (1.47%) C
16 7 (1.47%) Java 8
17 5 (1.05%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 59 (12.37%) Degree
2 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.42%) ISEB
3 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.42%) PMP
4 1 (0.21%) ACCA
4 1 (0.21%) CISM
4 1 (0.21%) CISMP
4 1 (0.21%) CISSP
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.21%) MBA
4 1 (0.21%) SANS
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.69%) QA
2 8 (1.68%) GDPR
3 5 (1.05%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.05%) ISO 26262
3 5 (1.05%) MISRA
3 5 (1.05%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.63%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.42%) PMO
6 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.98%) Docker
2 6 (1.26%) vSphere
2 6 (1.26%) Xen
2 6 (1.26%) XenServer
3 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.73%) Puppet
4 10 (2.10%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.89%) Cobbler
6 8 (1.68%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Marathon
7 1 (0.21%) Mesos
7 1 (0.21%) Nessus
7 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 75 (15.72%) Oracle
2 56 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.03%) Atlassian
4 18 (3.77%) Xamarin
5 14 (2.94%) Twitter
6 10 (2.10%) Google
6 10 (2.10%) IBM
6 10 (2.10%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.47%) Mashery
8 6 (1.26%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.26%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (1.26%) Informatica
8 6 (1.26%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.26%) Telerik
9 5 (1.05%) Renesas
10 4 (0.84%) SAP
10 4 (0.84%) Teradata
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix
11 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.63%) VMware