Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 503 507 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.17% 9.51% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 10.28% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 309 282 316
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.74% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,188
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 5,093 4,934 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.87% 92.52% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,407 3,070 3,114
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,288 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 240 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Edinburgh +17 226 £45,000 -5.26% 32
West Lothian - 15 £47,500 - 3
Dundee +7 9 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Aberdeen +1 4 £37,500 -8.54% 3
South Lanarkshire 0 3 - -
Stirling -7 3 £39,774 -11.61%
Midlothian - 2 £37,500 -
Fife - 1 £24,000 - 1
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 471 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (34.19%) Java
3 165 (32.80%) JavaScript
4 161 (32.01%) SQL
5 153 (30.42%) TDD
6 149 (29.62%) C#
7 139 (27.63%) .NET
8 118 (23.46%) Finance
9 116 (23.06%) SDLC
10 115 (22.86%) HTML
11 101 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (19.28%) AngularJS
13 95 (18.89%) Kanban
13 95 (18.89%) BDD
13 95 (18.89%) CSS
14 93 (18.49%) Software Engineering
15 87 (17.30%) SQL Server
16 85 (16.90%) ASP.NET
16 85 (16.90%) Test Automation
17 81 (16.10%) MVC
18 72 (14.31%) Oracle
19 64 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
20 63 (12.52%) OO
21 58 (11.53%) React
22 55 (10.93%) Python
22 55 (10.93%) Git (software)
22 55 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
23 54 (10.74%) Degree
24 52 (10.34%) Microsoft
25 47 (9.34%) RESTful

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 22 (4.37%) JBoss
2 21 (4.17%) Confluence
3 15 (2.98%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.39%) Apache
7 6 (1.19%) CloudStack
7 6 (1.19%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.99%) GemFire
8 5 (0.99%) SAS
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.60%) Jetty
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.19%) Mingle
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.20%) InVision
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.57%) SaaS
4 7 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.39%) PaaS
5 5 (0.99%) npm
5 5 (0.99%) Yarn
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.60%) GitHub
6 3 (0.60%) Slack
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) Force.com
7 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.40%) Serverless
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.39%) Internet
2 7 (1.39%) HTTP
3 6 (1.19%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (0.80%) SMS
5 3 (0.60%) AMQP
6 2 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) Broadband
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) DSL
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.57%) Big Data
4 27 (5.37%) NoSQL
5 25 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 24 (4.77%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.37%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.39%) MySQL
11 11 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.59%) Redis
14 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
16 3 (0.60%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.60%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 55 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.75%) JIRA
2 39 (7.75%) Selenium
2 39 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 31 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 31 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (5.37%) JUnit
5 19 (3.78%) Maven
6 18 (3.58%) Protractor
7 17 (3.38%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.58%) Jasmine
8 13 (2.58%) TestNG
9 9 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.59%) Subversion
11 7 (1.39%) Gerrit
11 7 (1.39%) Gradle
11 7 (1.39%) webpack
12 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.99%) Clang
13 5 (0.99%) git-flow
General
1 118 (23.46%) Finance
2 33 (6.56%) Banking
3 19 (3.78%) Marketing
4 11 (2.19%) Electronics
4 11 (2.19%) Games
4 11 (2.19%) Retail
5 9 (1.79%) Advertising
6 6 (1.19%) Law
6 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.99%) Automotive
8 3 (0.60%) Front Office
8 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.40%) Billing
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 232 (46.12%) Developer
2 64 (12.72%) Senior Developer
3 56 (11.13%) .NET Developer
4 55 (10.93%) Java Developer
5 51 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 50 (9.94%) Software Developer
7 47 (9.34%) Analyst
8 45 (8.95%) Software Engineer
9 33 (6.56%) Business Analyst
10 32 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (6.16%) Scrum Master
12 23 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (4.17%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.78%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.78%) Python Developer
15 17 (3.38%) Java Engineer
15 17 (3.38%) Tester
16 16 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
17 15 (2.98%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (2.98%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (27.63%) .NET
2 115 (22.86%) HTML
3 97 (19.28%) AngularJS
4 95 (18.89%) CSS
5 85 (16.90%) ASP.NET
6 58 (11.53%) React
7 47 (9.34%) RESTful
8 46 (9.15%) Web Services
9 44 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (8.35%) Spring
11 41 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (7.16%) HTML5
13 33 (6.56%) Hibernate
14 25 (4.97%) jQuery
15 24 (4.77%) .NET Framework
16 23 (4.57%) XML
17 21 (4.17%) CSS3
18 20 (3.98%) WCF
19 18 (3.58%) Node.js
20 16 (3.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.37%) User Experience
5 22 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.78%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.58%) Fintech
9 12 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.79%) Robotics
11 8 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.99%) GPGPU
13 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.80%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.80%) Social Media
14 2 (0.40%) Blog
14 2 (0.40%) Clustering
14 2 (0.40%) iPad
14 2 (0.40%) iPhone
14 2 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.78%) Linux
2 15 (2.98%) Apple iOS
2 15 (2.98%) Windows
3 14 (2.78%) Android
3 14 (2.78%) Unix
4 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (30.42%) TDD
3 116 (23.06%) SDLC
4 101 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
5 95 (18.89%) BDD
5 95 (18.89%) Kanban
6 93 (18.49%) Software Engineering
7 85 (16.90%) Test Automation
8 81 (16.10%) MVC
9 64 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
10 63 (12.52%) OO
11 46 (9.15%) Software Delivery
12 44 (8.75%) Mentoring
13 41 (8.15%) DevOps
14 38 (7.55%) Project Management
15 36 (7.16%) Multithreading
16 33 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (6.36%) Concurrent Programming
17 32 (6.36%) Open Source
18 29 (5.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (34.19%) Java
2 165 (32.80%) JavaScript
3 161 (32.01%) SQL
4 149 (29.62%) C#
5 55 (10.93%) Python
6 28 (5.57%) C++
7 27 (5.37%) Ruby
8 20 (3.98%) PHP
9 16 (3.18%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.58%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.58%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.19%) Clojure
11 11 (2.19%) Java 8
12 9 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.59%) ES6
14 7 (1.39%) R
15 6 (1.19%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.19%) C
16 5 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (10.74%) Degree
2 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.99%) PMP
4 3 (0.60%) ISEB
4 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.40%) CISM
5 2 (0.40%) CISMP
5 2 (0.40%) CISSP
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.40%) SANS
6 1 (0.20%) ACCA
6 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.75%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) GDPR
3 5 (0.99%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.99%) ISO 26262
3 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.99%) MISRA
3 5 (0.99%) MISRA C
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.60%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (2.98%) Docker
2 6 (1.19%) vSphere
2 6 (1.19%) Xen
2 6 (1.19%) XenServer
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.39%) Puppet
3 11 (2.19%) Ansible
4 9 (1.79%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (14.31%) Oracle
2 52 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.58%) Twitter
3 13 (2.58%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.39%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.19%) Google
5 11 (2.19%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.59%) Informatica
7 7 (1.39%) IBM
7 7 (1.39%) Mashery
8 6 (1.19%) Citrix
8 6 (1.19%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (1.19%) Facebook
8 6 (1.19%) VMware
9 5 (0.99%) Renesas
9 5 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.80%) SAP
10 4 (0.80%) Tableau
11 3 (0.60%) Pega
11 3 (0.60%) Teradata