Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 595 440 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.50% 8.51% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 9.30% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 354 259 322
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £64,950
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 5148 4729 5815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.42% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2868 3679
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +15 370 £47,500 +7.34% 26
Edinburgh -13 183 £41,500 -12.63% 20
Dundee +4 12 £35,000 -30.00%
Stirling -7 6 £45,000 -10.00%
West Lothian +2 4 - - 2
Fife +4 3 £37,000 -17.78%
South Lanarkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £37,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 578 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (45.04%) TDD
3 203 (34.12%) Java
4 198 (33.28%) JavaScript
5 180 (30.25%) C#
6 172 (28.91%) .NET
7 164 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
8 161 (27.06%) SQL Server
9 146 (24.54%) HTML
10 127 (21.34%) Test Automation
11 124 (20.84%) MVC
12 118 (19.83%) SQL
13 117 (19.66%) BDD
14 109 (18.32%) ASP.NET
15 108 (18.15%) Kanban
16 99 (16.64%) Visual Studio
17 97 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 88 (14.79%) Finance
19 87 (14.62%) SDLC
20 85 (14.29%) Software Engineering
21 76 (12.77%) Spring
22 75 (12.61%) Oracle
23 67 (11.26%) Selenium
24 65 (10.92%) Python
24 65 (10.92%) AngularJS
24 65 (10.92%) Mentoring
25 61 (10.25%) Hibernate
25 61 (10.25%) QA
26 59 (9.92%) Degree
27 56 (9.41%) JIRA

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 35 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 30 (5.04%) JBoss
3 19 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.69%) Jetty
6 12 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.85%) Confluence
8 9 (1.51%) Apache
9 6 (1.01%) IIS
9 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.84%) SAS
10 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.67%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.17%) nginx
14 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.67%) SPSS
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.34%) EngageOne
5 2 (0.34%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Sonata
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.17%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.20%) GitHub
4 7 (1.18%) SaaS
5 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) Heroku
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Slack
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.70%) AMQP
2 17 (2.86%) LAN
2 17 (2.86%) WAN
3 13 (2.18%) Network Security
4 12 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
4 12 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (2.02%) Firewall
4 12 (2.02%) IP Telephony
4 12 (2.02%) MPLS
4 12 (2.02%) VPN
4 12 (2.02%) Wireless
5 11 (1.85%) Internet
6 7 (1.18%) SMS
7 3 (0.50%) HTTP
8 2 (0.34%) Skype
8 2 (0.34%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.17%) MQTT
9 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 34 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 33 (5.55%) Big Data
4 33 (5.55%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.37%) MySQL
6 25 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.20%) Redis
7 24 (4.03%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.69%) Couchbase
9 16 (2.69%) Riak
10 15 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.34%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (1.01%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.01%) QlikView
14 5 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.84%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (16.64%) Visual Studio
2 67 (11.26%) Selenium
3 56 (9.41%) JIRA
4 51 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 35 (5.88%) JUnit
6 30 (5.04%) Cucumber
7 28 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (4.37%) Jenkins
9 24 (4.03%) Maven
10 18 (3.03%) Vagrant
11 16 (2.69%) FitNesse
11 16 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (2.35%) Bitbucket
13 12 (2.02%) Mockito
13 12 (2.02%) Subversion
14 11 (1.85%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.68%) NUnit
16 8 (1.34%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.34%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.18%) SonarQube
General
1 88 (14.79%) Finance
2 26 (4.37%) Banking
3 12 (2.02%) Legal
4 8 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 5 (0.84%) Marketing
8 4 (0.67%) Games
9 3 (0.50%) Billing
9 3 (0.50%) Retail
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (46.39%) Developer
2 99 (16.64%) C# Developer
3 76 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 64 (10.76%) Analyst
5 54 (9.08%) Senior Developer
6 53 (8.91%) Project Manager
7 43 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 40 (6.72%) Business Analyst
9 39 (6.55%) Scrum Master
10 36 (6.05%) Architect
11 30 (5.04%) .NET Developer
12 26 (4.37%) Test Engineer
13 25 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
15 23 (3.87%) IT Manager
15 23 (3.87%) IT Project Manager
16 22 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
17 21 (3.53%) Python Developer
17 21 (3.53%) Software Engineer
18 20 (3.36%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (28.91%) .NET
2 146 (24.54%) HTML
3 109 (18.32%) ASP.NET
4 97 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (12.77%) Spring
6 65 (10.92%) AngularJS
7 61 (10.25%) Hibernate
8 55 (9.24%) Web Services
9 52 (8.74%) HTML5
10 43 (7.23%) REST
11 39 (6.55%) CSS
12 37 (6.22%) RESTful
13 35 (5.88%) SOAP
14 34 (5.71%) jQuery
14 34 (5.71%) XML
15 29 (4.87%) JSON
16 28 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (4.03%) JMS
18 23 (3.87%) React
19 21 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.89%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (4.37%) User Experience
4 24 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.02%) Robotics
8 9 (1.51%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.18%) Fintech
11 5 (0.84%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.84%) PMI
12 4 (0.67%) Tandem
13 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.50%) Social Media
14 2 (0.34%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.34%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.89%) Linux
2 25 (4.20%) Windows
3 21 (3.53%) Unix
4 14 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.18%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.02%) Android
7 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (45.04%) TDD
3 164 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (21.34%) Test Automation
5 124 (20.84%) MVC
6 117 (19.66%) BDD
7 108 (18.15%) Kanban
8 87 (14.62%) SDLC
9 85 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 65 (10.92%) Mentoring
11 51 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
11 51 (8.57%) Multithreading
12 49 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (7.90%) Project Management
14 42 (7.06%) Software Delivery
15 40 (6.72%) PRINCE2
16 39 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (6.55%) Waterfall
17 38 (6.39%) Unit Testing
18 36 (6.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 203 (34.12%) Java
2 198 (33.28%) JavaScript
3 180 (30.25%) C#
4 118 (19.83%) SQL
5 65 (10.92%) Python
6 29 (4.87%) PowerShell
7 27 (4.54%) Ruby
8 20 (3.36%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.03%) PHP
10 16 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.69%) C++
11 7 (1.18%) Scala
12 6 (1.01%) Perl
13 5 (0.84%) Groovy
13 5 (0.84%) R
14 4 (0.67%) Clojure
14 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 59 (9.92%) Degree
2 24 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 22 (3.70%) PMP
4 18 (3.03%) CISSP
5 13 (2.18%) CCIE
5 13 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.02%) ISEB
7 10 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.34%) APMP
10 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE Data Center
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.25%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) PMO
3 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.50%) EMIR
3 3 (0.50%) MiFID
3 3 (0.50%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (4.37%) Docker
2 18 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.84%) XenApp
4 3 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (6.89%) Ansible
2 40 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (6.22%) Puppet
4 16 (2.69%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.50%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.34%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 75 (12.61%) Oracle
2 47 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.36%) IBM
4 19 (3.19%) VMware
5 18 (3.03%) Cisco
6 16 (2.69%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.35%) Varonis
8 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.02%) CyberArk
10 11 (1.85%) Charles River
11 8 (1.34%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.34%) Informatica
12 7 (1.18%) HP
13 6 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.01%) Citrix
13 6 (1.01%) SAP
14 5 (0.84%) Google
14 5 (0.84%) Xamarin
15 3 (0.50%) ServiceNow