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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 248 264 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.21% 9.32% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 10.20% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 114
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2589 2832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.46% 91.42% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1455 1775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Scrum as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 152 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Edinburgh -16 84 £49,000 +8.88% 12
Stirling +1 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Dundee - 5 £37,000 - 3
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 402 (96.63%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (44.47%) TDD
3 174 (41.83%) C#
4 159 (38.22%) .NET
5 156 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 155 (37.26%) SQL Server
7 147 (35.34%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (34.38%) HTML
9 135 (32.45%) MVC
10 134 (32.21%) Java
11 129 (31.01%) ASP.NET
12 113 (27.16%) Visual Studio
13 112 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 111 (26.68%) SQL
15 81 (19.47%) Finance
16 58 (13.94%) AngularJS
17 57 (13.70%) Test Automation
18 55 (13.22%) Relational Database
19 52 (12.50%) OO
20 51 (12.26%) CSS
21 49 (11.78%) Oracle
21 49 (11.78%) Microsoft
21 49 (11.78%) Spring
22 48 (11.54%) BDD
23 47 (11.30%) Project Management
24 45 (10.82%) Kanban
25 44 (10.58%) JIRA
25 44 (10.58%) Selenium
26 43 (10.34%) Web Services
27 41 (9.86%) SOAP

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 18 (4.33%) JBoss
2 11 (2.64%) CMS
3 10 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.16%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.68%) SAS
6 6 (1.44%) Apache
7 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.72%) IIS
8 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.48%) Confluence
9 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.24%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.24%) Mule
10 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.64%) Sonata
2 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.48%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.40%) SaaS
4 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.72%) GitHub
5 3 (0.72%) Trello
6 2 (0.48%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) Slack
6 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Wireless
2 2 (0.48%) Skype
2 2 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) AMQP
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (37.26%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.22%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.49%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.85%) DB2
4 16 (3.85%) MySQL
5 12 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.92%) QlikView
10 6 (1.44%) Big Data
10 6 (1.44%) RavenDB
11 5 (1.20%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 113 (27.16%) Visual Studio
2 44 (10.58%) JIRA
2 44 (10.58%) Selenium
3 39 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 32 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 30 (7.21%) Maven
6 29 (6.97%) JUnit
7 23 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.61%) Ant
8 15 (3.61%) Gradle
8 15 (3.61%) Hudson
8 15 (3.61%) Subversion
9 12 (2.88%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.16%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.44%) gulp
12 6 (1.44%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.20%) Grunt
13 5 (1.20%) NUnit
14 4 (0.96%) Concordion
General
1 81 (19.47%) Finance
2 33 (7.93%) Banking
3 12 (2.88%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.68%) Advertising
5 6 (1.44%) Legal
6 5 (1.20%) Games
6 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 222 (53.37%) Developer
2 99 (23.80%) C# Developer
3 53 (12.74%) Java Developer
4 49 (11.78%) Senior Developer
5 44 (10.58%) Project Manager
6 29 (6.97%) Scrum Master
7 27 (6.49%) Architect
7 27 (6.49%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 26 (6.25%) Analyst
9 22 (5.29%) .NET Developer
9 22 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (5.29%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 17 (4.09%) Test Engineer
12 14 (3.37%) Software Project Manager
12 14 (3.37%) Tester
13 13 (3.13%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Senior Manager
14 12 (2.88%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (38.22%) .NET
2 143 (34.38%) HTML
3 129 (31.01%) ASP.NET
4 112 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (13.94%) AngularJS
6 51 (12.26%) CSS
7 49 (11.78%) Spring
8 43 (10.34%) Web Services
9 41 (9.86%) SOAP
10 35 (8.41%) XML
11 28 (6.73%) JSON
12 25 (6.01%) RESTful
13 23 (5.53%) HTML5
14 22 (5.29%) Hibernate
14 22 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (5.05%) jQuery
16 19 (4.57%) CSS3
17 18 (4.33%) Gherkin
17 18 (4.33%) REST
18 16 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (7.93%) User Experience
3 28 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.88%) Fintech
6 9 (2.16%) PMI
7 8 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.92%) Derivative
7 8 (1.92%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.96%) Tandem
10 3 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.48%) Clustering
11 2 (0.48%) Handset
11 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.48%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.01%) Unix
2 23 (5.53%) Linux
3 15 (3.61%) Windows
4 14 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.13%) Android
6 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (96.63%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (44.47%) TDD
3 147 (35.34%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (32.45%) MVC
5 57 (13.70%) Test Automation
6 52 (12.50%) OO
7 48 (11.54%) BDD
8 47 (11.30%) Project Management
9 45 (10.82%) Kanban
10 41 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 40 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (9.38%) SDLC
13 33 (7.93%) PRINCE2
14 27 (6.49%) Unit Testing
15 21 (5.05%) Waterfall
16 20 (4.81%) Change Management
16 20 (4.81%) Prototyping
17 19 (4.57%) OOA/OOD
17 19 (4.57%) User Stories
18 18 (4.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 174 (41.83%) C#
2 156 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 134 (32.21%) Java
4 111 (26.68%) SQL
5 38 (9.13%) Python
6 23 (5.53%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.61%) PHP
7 15 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.13%) C++
9 8 (1.92%) Scala
10 7 (1.68%) Ruby
11 5 (1.20%) Groovy
12 3 (0.72%) R
13 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.24%) C
14 1 (0.24%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.24%) Delphi
14 1 (0.24%) Erlang
14 1 (0.24%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 29 (6.97%) Degree
2 15 (3.61%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.88%) CISSP
3 12 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.68%) PMP
6 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.33%) QA
2 11 (2.64%) MiFID
3 8 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.92%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.92%) Docker
2 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.20%) XenApp
4 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.20%) Ansible
2 5 (1.20%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (11.78%) Microsoft
1 49 (11.78%) Oracle
2 11 (2.64%) FNZ
3 9 (2.16%) Citrix
3 9 (2.16%) Informatica
3 9 (2.16%) Teradata
4 8 (1.92%) Perforce
5 7 (1.68%) Google
6 6 (1.44%) Symantec
6 6 (1.44%) VMware
7 5 (1.20%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.20%) Tableau
7 5 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.96%) Cisco
8 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.72%) IBM
9 3 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.72%) Netezza
9 3 (0.72%) Sybase
9 3 (0.72%) Vertica
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