Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 524 383 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.19% 8.17% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.91% 8.80% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 347 219 303
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,650 £33,750 £32,100
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £67,250
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 5,290 4,352 5,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.74% 92.81% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,594 2,788 3,264
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 -2 246 £52,500 +23.53% 30
Edinburgh +12 242 £45,000 -10.00% 46
Dundee +6 14 £42,500 +13.33% 8
West Lothian +9 11 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Aberdeen 0 5 £37,500 -16.67%
Fife - 2 £35,750 -
South Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 485 (92.56%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (40.27%) Java
3 204 (38.93%) TDD
4 160 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 159 (30.34%) C#
6 147 (28.05%) SQL
6 147 (28.05%) .NET
7 134 (25.57%) BDD
8 127 (24.24%) HTML
9 121 (23.09%) SDLC
10 112 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
11 111 (21.18%) Test Automation
12 99 (18.89%) Finance
13 92 (17.56%) MVC
13 92 (17.56%) ASP.NET
14 86 (16.41%) SQL Server
15 83 (15.84%) Oracle
15 83 (15.84%) Kanban
16 79 (15.08%) Software Engineering
17 72 (13.74%) Degree
18 69 (13.17%) CSS
19 68 (12.98%) AngularJS
20 65 (12.40%) Python
21 61 (11.64%) Spring
22 60 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
23 52 (9.92%) Microsoft
24 51 (9.73%) Software Delivery
25 48 (9.16%) Relational Database
25 48 (9.16%) Git (software)
26 47 (8.97%) 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 32 (6.11%) JBoss
2 24 (4.58%) Confluence
3 15 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.29%) GemFire
5 9 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.15%) Apache
6 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.95%) CloudStack
7 5 (0.95%) Jetty
7 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.76%) CMS
8 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.76%) IIS
9 3 (0.57%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.38%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.34%) Mingle
2 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.67%) SaaS
4 9 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.34%) GitHub
6 6 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.95%) PaaS
8 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.38%) Force.com
9 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Serverless
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.15%) HTTP
1 6 (1.15%) SMS
2 5 (0.95%) AMQP
2 5 (0.95%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) DSL
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.16%) Relational Database
3 37 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 35 (6.68%) Big Data
5 33 (6.30%) RDBMS
6 32 (6.11%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.34%) TKPROF
13 6 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.15%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.15%) Redis
14 5 (0.95%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.95%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.97%) JIRA
3 44 (8.40%) JUnit
3 44 (8.40%) Selenium
4 40 (7.63%) Jenkins
5 39 (7.44%) Visual Studio
6 32 (6.11%) Maven
7 21 (4.01%) Protractor
8 17 (3.24%) Jasmine
9 16 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (2.86%) TestNG
11 11 (2.10%) Gradle
11 11 (2.10%) SoapUI
12 10 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (1.34%) Toad
14 6 (1.15%) Ant
14 6 (1.15%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.15%) FitNesse
14 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (18.89%) Finance
2 40 (7.63%) Banking
3 27 (5.15%) Advertising
4 26 (4.96%) Marketing
5 9 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.72%) Retail
6 6 (1.15%) Games
7 5 (0.95%) Local Government
8 4 (0.76%) Law
9 3 (0.57%) Billing
9 3 (0.57%) Front Office
9 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (51.15%) Developer
2 81 (15.46%) Java Developer
3 74 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 48 (9.16%) C# Developer
5 46 (8.78%) .NET Developer
6 44 (8.40%) Software Developer
7 42 (8.02%) Analyst
7 42 (8.02%) Scrum Master
8 34 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 33 (6.30%) Python Developer
9 33 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (5.73%) Lead Developer
11 23 (4.39%) Business Analyst
11 23 (4.39%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.24%) Architect
12 17 (3.24%) Java Engineer
12 17 (3.24%) Tester
13 16 (3.05%) Agile Scrum Master
13 16 (3.05%) Lead Java Developer
14 15 (2.86%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (28.05%) .NET
2 127 (24.24%) HTML
3 92 (17.56%) ASP.NET
4 69 (13.17%) CSS
5 68 (12.98%) AngularJS
6 61 (11.64%) Spring
7 60 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (8.97%) Web Services
9 45 (8.59%) RESTful
10 42 (8.02%) HTML5
11 40 (7.63%) Hibernate
12 39 (7.44%) React
13 35 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (5.73%) XML
15 23 (4.39%) REST
16 22 (4.20%) Entity Framework
17 21 (4.01%) .NET Framework
17 21 (4.01%) CSS3
17 21 (4.01%) JSON
17 21 (4.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (4.39%) User Experience
4 22 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.48%) Robotics
7 11 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.15%) PMI
11 4 (0.76%) Fintech
11 4 (0.76%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.76%) Social Media
12 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.38%) Derivative
13 2 (0.38%) iPad
13 2 (0.38%) iPhone
13 2 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.86%) Linux
1 15 (2.86%) Unix
2 11 (2.10%) Android
2 11 (2.10%) Apple iOS
2 11 (2.10%) Windows
3 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (92.56%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (38.93%) TDD
3 134 (25.57%) BDD
4 121 (23.09%) SDLC
5 112 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (21.18%) Test Automation
7 92 (17.56%) MVC
8 83 (15.84%) Kanban
9 79 (15.08%) Software Engineering
10 51 (9.73%) Software Delivery
11 46 (8.78%) DevOps
12 45 (8.59%) OO
13 43 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (8.02%) Concurrent Programming
14 42 (8.02%) Multithreading
15 40 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (7.06%) Project Management
17 31 (5.92%) Mentoring
18 29 (5.53%) Waterfall
18 29 (5.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 211 (40.27%) Java
2 160 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 159 (30.34%) C#
4 147 (28.05%) SQL
5 65 (12.40%) Python
6 28 (5.34%) Ruby
7 27 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 23 (4.39%) C++
9 18 (3.44%) PHP
10 12 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.29%) Scala
11 10 (1.91%) Java 8
11 10 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.72%) Clojure
12 9 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.72%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.95%) C
14 3 (0.57%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.57%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (13.74%) Degree
2 15 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 14 (2.67%) PMP
4 10 (1.91%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.76%) ISEB
7 4 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.57%) CAPM
9 2 (0.38%) CISM
9 2 (0.38%) CISMP
9 2 (0.38%) CISSP
9 2 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.38%) SANS
10 1 (0.19%) ACCA
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.49%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) GDPR
3 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.38%) EMIR
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) MiFID
3 2 (0.38%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) BS7666
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.67%) Docker
2 5 (0.95%) vSphere
2 5 (0.95%) Xen
2 5 (0.95%) XenServer
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.05%) Ansible
2 15 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.86%) Puppet
3 11 (2.10%) Cobbler
4 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.57%) Terraform
6 2 (0.38%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 83 (15.84%) Oracle
2 52 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.24%) Facebook
4 10 (1.91%) Google
5 9 (1.72%) IBM
5 9 (1.72%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.34%) Informatica
6 7 (1.34%) VMware
7 6 (1.15%) Citrix
7 6 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.76%) HP
9 4 (0.76%) Tableau
10 3 (0.57%) Pega
11 2 (0.38%) Apple
11 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.38%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.38%) Perforce
11 2 (0.38%) Saba