Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 119 390 493
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.58% 7.66% 9.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 8.18% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 239 311
Median annual salary £53,750 £45,100 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.18% -3.01% +3.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,100 £62,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 1,429 4,766 5,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.02% 93.63% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 981 2,943 3,417
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +3.41%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Glasgow +17 61 £53,750 +10.82% 9
Edinburgh -3 37 £52,000 +9.47% 8
Stirling +3 10 £57,000 +44.30% 3
Dundee -12 2 £50,000 +20.48%
Aberdeen - 2 £49,536 - 1
West Lothian -3 1 - - 3
Moray - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 95 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.66%) Java
3 39 (32.77%) C#
4 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
5 37 (31.09%) Mentoring
6 32 (26.89%) SQL
6 32 (26.89%) OO
7 28 (23.53%) C++
8 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
8 26 (21.85%) .NET
8 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
8 26 (21.85%) SDLC
9 25 (21.01%) Microservices
9 25 (21.01%) Finance
10 23 (19.33%) TDD
10 23 (19.33%) QA
11 22 (18.49%) Git (software)
11 22 (18.49%) AWS
12 21 (17.65%) SaaS
12 21 (17.65%) Azure
12 21 (17.65%) Linux
12 21 (17.65%) DevOps
13 20 (16.81%) Mobile App
14 19 (15.97%) Python
15 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
15 18 (15.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 17 (14.29%) Sprint Retrospective
17 16 (13.45%) Computer Science
17 16 (13.45%) Degree
18 15 (12.61%) Ceridian

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 2 (1.68%) Apache
1 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.68%) Confluence
1 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.84%) JBoss
2 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) AWS
2 21 (17.65%) Azure
2 21 (17.65%) SaaS
3 3 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.52%) PaaS
3 3 (2.52%) Serverless
3 3 (2.52%) TestFlight
4 2 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.68%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 2 (1.68%) GCP
4 2 (1.68%) Slack
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.84%) GitHub
5 1 (0.84%) Google Play
5 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) VLAN
1 3 (2.52%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.68%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) RS-232
2 2 (1.68%) RS-485
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.68%) Wireless
2 2 (1.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.52%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) GIS
6 1 (0.84%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.24%) JIRA
3 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.56%) Selenium
3 9 (7.56%) SpecFlow
4 8 (6.72%) JMeter
4 8 (6.72%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (6.72%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (5.04%) FitNesse
6 5 (4.20%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.52%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.52%) TestLink
8 3 (2.52%) Xcode
9 2 (1.68%) Mocha
9 2 (1.68%) NUnit
9 2 (1.68%) REST Assured
9 2 (1.68%) Spock
9 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (21.01%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
2 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.04%) Electronics
4 5 (4.20%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.20%) Automotive
5 4 (3.36%) Law
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) Front Office
7 2 (1.68%) Avionics
7 2 (1.68%) Games
7 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.84%) Billing
8 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.84%) German Language
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (37.82%) Developer
2 20 (16.81%) Software Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.56%) Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Senior iOS Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Android Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Product Owner
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Scrum Master
10 4 (3.36%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.52%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) .NET
2 15 (12.61%) AngularJS
3 14 (11.76%) React
4 13 (10.92%) RESTful
4 13 (10.92%) Web Services
5 12 (10.08%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.24%) HTML
7 10 (8.40%) JSON
8 8 (6.72%) Backbone.js
8 8 (6.72%) Express
8 8 (6.72%) jQuery
9 7 (5.88%) CSS
9 7 (5.88%) HTML5
10 6 (5.04%) .NET Core
10 6 (5.04%) Dojo
11 5 (4.20%) Android SDK
11 5 (4.20%) J2EE
11 5 (4.20%) Middleware
11 5 (4.20%) Retrofit
12 4 (3.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.56%) User Experience
4 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.68%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.68%) Life Science
7 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) Robotics
8 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.84%) e-Health
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) PMI
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Linux
2 14 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.56%) Android
4 8 (6.72%) Unix
4 8 (6.72%) VxWorks
5 6 (5.04%) Windows
6 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
3 37 (31.09%) Mentoring
4 32 (26.89%) OO
5 26 (21.85%) SDLC
5 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
6 25 (21.01%) Microservices
7 23 (19.33%) TDD
8 21 (17.65%) DevOps
9 18 (15.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 17 (14.29%) Sprint Retrospective
11 16 (13.45%) Computer Science
12 14 (11.76%) BDD
12 14 (11.76%) iOS Development
13 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (9.24%) OOD
14 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (9.24%) Technical Leadership
15 10 (8.40%) Mobile Development
16 9 (7.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.66%) Java
2 39 (32.77%) C#
3 32 (26.89%) SQL
4 28 (23.53%) C++
5 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.97%) Python
7 9 (7.56%) Apple Swift
8 8 (6.72%) C
8 8 (6.72%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.88%) Java 8
10 5 (4.20%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.52%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.52%) Perl
11 3 (2.52%) Ruby
11 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.68%) R
12 2 (1.68%) Scala
12 2 (1.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Docker
2 4 (3.36%) Firmware
3 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) Terraform
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Ceridian
3 5 (4.20%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.52%) Google
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.68%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (1.68%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.68%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.68%) UiPath
6 1 (0.84%) Apple
6 1 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.84%) Facebook
6 1 (0.84%) Pega
6 1 (0.84%) SAP