Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 257 290 448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.55% 7.10% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 7.65% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 216 174 264
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,125 £33,075 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 2,466 3,791 4,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.60% 92.76% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 2,410 3,105
Median annual salary £47,575 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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
Glasgow +20 137 £47,500 -3.06% 20
Edinburgh -2 82 £47,500 -5.00% 35
Stirling +11 11 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Aberdeen +22 8 £54,072 +116.29% 3
Fife +3 5 - -
Dundee -20 5 £55,000 +32.53% 1
West Lothian -8 2 £40,000 -6.98% 1
Moray - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £56,000 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £45,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 225 (87.55%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.35%) C#
3 95 (36.96%) Java
4 87 (33.85%) DevOps
5 86 (33.46%) SQL
6 84 (32.68%) JavaScript
7 77 (29.96%) Linux
8 75 (29.18%) AWS
9 65 (25.29%) Mentoring
10 64 (24.90%) Finance
11 59 (22.96%) OO
12 57 (22.18%) C++
12 57 (22.18%) Software Engineering
13 54 (21.01%) Microservices
14 50 (19.46%) Microsoft
15 49 (19.07%) Python
15 49 (19.07%) TDD
15 49 (19.07%) Git (software)
16 47 (18.29%) Azure
16 47 (18.29%) Docker
16 47 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (18.29%) .NET
17 46 (17.90%) QA
18 44 (17.12%) SDLC
19 43 (16.73%) Sprint Retrospective
19 43 (16.73%) SaaS
20 41 (15.95%) Kubernetes
20 41 (15.95%) Terraform
21 39 (15.18%) Artificial Intelligence
22 36 (14.01%) Test Automation

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 17 (6.61%) Confluence
2 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.56%) CMS
2 4 (1.56%) Kentico
3 3 (1.17%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.78%) Apache
4 2 (0.78%) JBoss
4 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (29.18%) AWS
2 47 (18.29%) Azure
3 43 (16.73%) SaaS
4 35 (13.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.50%) PaaS
6 6 (2.33%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.95%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (1.95%) GCP
8 4 (1.56%) GitHub
8 4 (1.56%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.17%) IaaS
9 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.17%) Serverless
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.78%) Apigee
10 2 (0.78%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) BIG-IP
1 2 (0.78%) Firewall
1 2 (0.78%) Internet
1 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
1 2 (0.78%) OSPF
1 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.78%) VPN
2 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.56%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.23%) MySQL
4 12 (4.67%) Redis
5 9 (3.50%) Big Data
6 8 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (1.56%) GIS
9 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.56%) Power BI
10 3 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.17%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.17%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 49 (19.07%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.45%) JIRA
3 15 (5.84%) FitNesse
3 15 (5.84%) JMeter
3 15 (5.84%) SpecFlow
4 14 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.11%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.11%) GitLab
7 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.95%) Subversion
9 4 (1.56%) Gradle
9 4 (1.56%) Maven
10 2 (0.78%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.78%) Mocha
10 2 (0.78%) Selenium
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.78%) Toad
10 2 (0.78%) Zephyr
General
1 64 (24.90%) Finance
2 14 (5.45%) Banking
2 14 (5.45%) Marketing
3 11 (4.28%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.89%) Law
5 9 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.95%) German Language
8 4 (1.56%) Retail
9 3 (1.17%) Back Office
9 3 (1.17%) Front Office
10 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (26.07%) Developer
2 51 (19.84%) Software Engineer
3 39 (15.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (14.40%) AWS Engineer
5 33 (12.84%) AWS DevOps
5 33 (12.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 33 (12.84%) Software Developer
6 28 (10.89%) Scrum Master
7 18 (7.00%) Analyst
8 15 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) Development Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Software Development Engineer
11 8 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (3.11%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.72%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.72%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.72%) Product Owner
13 6 (2.33%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.33%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.29%) .NET
2 34 (13.23%) HTML
3 32 (12.45%) AngularJS
4 30 (11.67%) React
5 26 (10.12%) .NET Framework
6 25 (9.73%) HTML5
7 21 (8.17%) J2EE
8 20 (7.78%) Backbone.js
9 19 (7.39%) jQuery
10 17 (6.61%) Express
11 15 (5.84%) RESTful
12 13 (5.06%) CSS
13 12 (4.67%) Dojo
13 12 (4.67%) Memcached
13 12 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (4.67%) REST
13 12 (4.67%) Web Services
14 11 (4.28%) Node.js
15 10 (3.89%) Spring
16 9 (3.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.51%) Enterprise Software
1 27 (10.51%) Mobile App
2 26 (10.12%) Data Structures
3 24 (9.34%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.23%) User Experience
5 11 (4.28%) EPoS
6 8 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.33%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.95%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.78%) DataPower
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.78%) PKI
10 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.96%) Linux
2 14 (5.45%) Unix
3 8 (3.11%) Windows
4 7 (2.72%) Android
5 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (87.55%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.85%) DevOps
3 65 (25.29%) Mentoring
4 59 (22.96%) OO
5 57 (22.18%) Software Engineering
6 54 (21.01%) Microservices
7 49 (19.07%) TDD
8 47 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (17.12%) SDLC
10 43 (16.73%) Sprint Retrospective
11 39 (15.18%) Artificial Intelligence
12 36 (14.01%) Migration
12 36 (14.01%) Test Automation
13 34 (13.23%) BDD
13 34 (13.23%) Deployment Automation
14 29 (11.28%) Kanban
15 25 (9.73%) Multithreading
16 21 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (6.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.35%) C#
2 95 (36.96%) Java
3 86 (33.46%) SQL
4 84 (32.68%) JavaScript
5 57 (22.18%) C++
6 49 (19.07%) Python
7 30 (11.67%) Java 8
8 25 (9.73%) C
9 12 (4.67%) Ruby
10 8 (3.11%) PHP
11 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.95%) XPath
14 4 (1.56%) Perl
15 3 (1.17%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.17%) Go
15 3 (1.17%) Scala
15 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.17%) XQuery
16 2 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (7.39%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) CCIE
6 2 (0.78%) CCNP
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (17.90%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.17%) PMO
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 47 (18.29%) Docker
2 7 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (15.95%) Kubernetes
1 41 (15.95%) Terraform
2 35 (13.62%) Puppet
3 34 (13.23%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (5.45%) Ansible
5 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 50 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.62%) Ceridian
3 24 (9.34%) Atlassian
4 13 (5.06%) Oracle
5 11 (4.28%) Google
6 7 (2.72%) Cisco
6 7 (2.72%) VMware
7 5 (1.95%) IBM
8 4 (1.56%) SAP
9 2 (0.78%) CA
9 2 (0.78%) Citrix
9 2 (0.78%) F5
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.39%) Pega
10 1 (0.39%) Planview