Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 277 448 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.84% 8.68% 10.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 9.27% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 170 257 367
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,725 £32,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,750 £69,325 £72,500
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 3,741 4,834 5,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.35% 93.66% 93.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,367 3,139 3,536
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,676 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 -5 129 £50,000 +11.11% 35
Glasgow -2 112 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Dundee +3 17 £41,500 -4.05% 2
West Lothian +2 8 £45,000 - 3
Stirling - 5 £51,750 - 2
Fife +10 3 £64,000 -
Aberdeen -20 2 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 232 (83.75%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (31.77%) JavaScript
3 83 (29.96%) C#
4 76 (27.44%) .NET
5 74 (26.71%) Software Engineering
6 66 (23.83%) SQL
7 61 (22.02%) HTML
7 61 (22.02%) AngularJS
8 53 (19.13%) Git (software)
8 53 (19.13%) Java
9 52 (18.77%) Test Automation
10 51 (18.41%) CSS
11 50 (18.05%) Finance
12 47 (16.97%) TDD
13 45 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (15.88%) Azure
15 42 (15.16%) Microservices
15 42 (15.16%) ASP.NET
16 41 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (14.44%) HTML5
18 38 (13.72%) Project Management
19 37 (13.36%) React
20 36 (13.00%) RESTful
21 35 (12.64%) AWS
21 35 (12.64%) User Experience
21 35 (12.64%) MVC
21 35 (12.64%) Microsoft
22 34 (12.27%) SQL Server
22 34 (12.27%) DevOps
23 31 (11.19%) Web Services

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 5 (1.81%) Confluence
1 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) Apache
2 4 (1.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.36%) Mule
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) Simulink
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.88%) Azure
2 35 (12.64%) AWS
3 19 (6.86%) GCP
4 18 (6.50%) SaaS
5 12 (4.33%) G Suite
6 8 (2.89%) GitHub
7 6 (2.17%) Google Play
8 3 (1.08%) PaaS
9 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.36%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.17%) Wireless
2 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.72%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.72%) FTP
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.72%) RS-232
3 2 (0.72%) RS-485
3 2 (0.72%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.69%) Big Data
3 13 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.61%) Text Mining
5 9 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.89%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.53%) DB2
8 6 (2.17%) MySQL
9 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.08%) Impala
11 2 (0.72%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.72%) GIS
11 2 (0.72%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.36%) ActiveReports
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.94%) JIRA
3 21 (7.58%) Selenium
4 20 (7.22%) Bitbucket
5 19 (6.86%) Subversion
6 16 (5.78%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (4.69%) Rational Rhapsody
8 10 (3.61%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.25%) JUnit
9 9 (3.25%) Postman
10 8 (2.89%) Maven
11 7 (2.53%) Ranorex
11 7 (2.53%) RubyMine
11 7 (2.53%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.17%) Gradle
12 6 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 50 (18.05%) Finance
2 15 (5.42%) Banking
3 9 (3.25%) Automotive
4 8 (2.89%) Games
4 8 (2.89%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.81%) Law
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
7 3 (1.08%) Front Office
7 3 (1.08%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Retail
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Avionics
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (34.30%) Developer
2 46 (16.61%) Software Engineer
3 33 (11.91%) .NET Developer
3 33 (11.91%) Scrum Master
4 22 (7.94%) Lead Developer
5 18 (6.50%) Analyst
6 15 (5.42%) C# Developer
6 15 (5.42%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.42%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (3.97%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.25%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (3.25%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.89%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (2.89%) Lead .NET Developer
12 7 (2.53%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (2.53%) iOS Developer
12 7 (2.53%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.44%) .NET
2 61 (22.02%) AngularJS
2 61 (22.02%) HTML
3 51 (18.41%) CSS
4 42 (15.16%) ASP.NET
5 40 (14.44%) HTML5
6 37 (13.36%) React
7 36 (13.00%) RESTful
8 31 (11.19%) Web Services
9 30 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (10.11%) CSS3
11 27 (9.75%) .NET Framework
11 27 (9.75%) Node.js
12 25 (9.03%) jQuery
13 22 (7.94%) Spring
14 20 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (6.14%) .NET Core
16 16 (5.78%) Middleware
17 12 (4.33%) Express
17 12 (4.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.64%) User Experience
2 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.89%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) NHS
10 2 (0.72%) PMI
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.36%) e-Health
11 1 (0.36%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.66%) Windows
2 20 (7.22%) Android
2 20 (7.22%) Linux
3 19 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.42%) Unix
5 13 (4.69%) VxWorks
6 7 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.08%) VMS
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (83.75%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.71%) Software Engineering
3 52 (18.77%) Test Automation
4 47 (16.97%) TDD
5 45 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (15.16%) Microservices
7 41 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (13.72%) Project Management
9 35 (12.64%) MVC
10 34 (12.27%) DevOps
11 30 (10.83%) SDLC
12 26 (9.39%) Mentoring
12 26 (9.39%) Web Development
13 20 (7.22%) BDD
13 20 (7.22%) Kanban
14 19 (6.86%) Coaching
14 19 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (6.50%) Computer Science
16 17 (6.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.77%) JavaScript
2 83 (29.96%) C#
3 66 (23.83%) SQL
4 53 (19.13%) Java
5 29 (10.47%) Python
6 22 (7.94%) C++
7 17 (6.14%) TypeScript
8 14 (5.05%) Ruby
9 13 (4.69%) MATLAB
10 10 (3.61%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.25%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.53%) Java 8
12 7 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.81%) C
14 4 (1.44%) PHP
14 4 (1.44%) R
14 4 (1.44%) Scala
14 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (10.11%) Degree
2 11 (3.97%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.81%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.72%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) CBAP
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.69%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) PMO
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (5.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.89%) Kubernetes
1 8 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.17%) Ansible
3 2 (0.72%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.86%) Google
3 9 (3.25%) Oracle
4 8 (2.89%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.81%) Apple
5 5 (1.81%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.81%) IBM
6 4 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.08%) Sybase
8 2 (0.72%) Facebook
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) ESRI
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) YouTube