Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 28 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 150 406 542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.76% 7.42% 9.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 7.92% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 112 272 348
Median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,275 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2,378 5,129 5,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.39% 93.73% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 3,342 3,703
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,051 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Edinburgh -3 75 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Glasgow +9 62 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Stirling +7 4 £51,750 +47.86%
Aberdeen +1 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Lothian -6 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Dundee -3 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £45,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 133 (88.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.00%) Software Engineering
3 50 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 45 (30.00%) Java
5 40 (26.67%) C#
6 39 (26.00%) SQL
6 39 (26.00%) Git (software)
7 38 (25.33%) TDD
8 35 (23.33%) HTML
9 34 (22.67%) Test Automation
10 33 (22.00%) CSS
11 32 (21.33%) .NET
12 28 (18.67%) User Experience
13 26 (17.33%) REST
14 25 (16.67%) AWS
14 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 25 (16.67%) SDLC
14 25 (16.67%) Degree
15 24 (16.00%) DevOps
15 24 (16.00%) HTML5
15 24 (16.00%) CSS3
16 23 (15.33%) Node.js
17 22 (14.67%) RESTful
18 21 (14.00%) Computer Science
18 21 (14.00%) Linux
18 21 (14.00%) Azure
19 20 (13.33%) Mentoring
19 20 (13.33%) Microservices
19 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
20 19 (12.67%) BDD

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 5 (3.33%) Confluence
2 4 (2.67%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.67%) JBoss
3 3 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.67%) Mule
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Simulink
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) AWS
2 21 (14.00%) Azure
3 11 (7.33%) GCP
3 11 (7.33%) SaaS
4 9 (6.00%) G Suite
5 7 (4.67%) PaaS
6 6 (4.00%) Google Play
7 3 (2.00%) GitHub
7 3 (2.00%) TestFlight
8 2 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.33%) npm
8 2 (1.33%) Slack
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.67%) Apigee
9 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.67%) IaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (2.00%) RS-232
2 3 (2.00%) RS-485
2 3 (2.00%) Wireless
2 3 (2.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.33%) Internet
3 2 (1.33%) VLAN
3 2 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.00%) Big Data
3 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.33%) GIS
4 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.00%) MySQL
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.33%) JIRA
3 13 (8.67%) Selenium
3 13 (8.67%) Subversion
3 13 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.33%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.33%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (5.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (4.67%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.67%) Maven
8 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.33%) JUnit
8 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.67%) Android Studio
9 4 (2.67%) REST Assured
9 4 (2.67%) RubyMine
10 3 (2.00%) JMeter
10 3 (2.00%) Xcode
11 2 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 10 (6.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.00%) Automotive
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Electronics
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Games
4 3 (2.00%) Law
4 3 (2.00%) Legal
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.33%) Avionics
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Developer
2 31 (20.67%) Software Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Analyst
5 12 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.67%) iOS Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Android Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Scrum Master
9 5 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Senior iOS Developer
9 5 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.33%) HTML
2 33 (22.00%) CSS
3 32 (21.33%) .NET
4 26 (17.33%) REST
5 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 24 (16.00%) CSS3
6 24 (16.00%) HTML5
7 23 (15.33%) Node.js
8 22 (14.67%) RESTful
9 18 (12.00%) Web Services
10 15 (10.00%) React
11 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
12 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
13 12 (8.00%) Entity Framework
14 11 (7.33%) jQuery
14 11 (7.33%) SOAP
15 10 (6.67%) JSON
16 9 (6.00%) Express
16 9 (6.00%) XML
17 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) User Experience
2 13 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.33%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.33%) Robotics
6 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.67%) Social Media
7 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.33%) Life Science
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.33%) PMI
8 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) DataPower
9 1 (0.67%) e-Health
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.00%) Linux
2 14 (9.33%) Windows
3 13 (8.67%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.33%) Android
5 9 (6.00%) Unix
6 8 (5.33%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (88.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.00%) Software Engineering
3 38 (25.33%) TDD
4 34 (22.67%) Test Automation
5 25 (16.67%) SDLC
6 24 (16.00%) DevOps
7 21 (14.00%) Computer Science
8 20 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 20 (13.33%) Microservices
9 19 (12.67%) BDD
10 18 (12.00%) OO
11 16 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (10.00%) Web Development
13 14 (9.33%) iOS Development
13 14 (9.33%) Kanban
13 14 (9.33%) MVC
14 13 (8.67%) API Development
14 13 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (8.00%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 45 (30.00%) Java
3 40 (26.67%) C#
4 39 (26.00%) SQL
5 18 (12.00%) Python
6 13 (8.67%) C++
7 10 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 9 (6.00%) Google Apps Script
8 9 (6.00%) Ruby
9 8 (5.33%) Kotlin
9 8 (5.33%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.67%) C
11 6 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.00%) R
12 5 (3.33%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.33%) PHP
12 5 (3.33%) VBA
13 4 (2.67%) Java 8
13 4 (2.67%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.00%) Ansible
2 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Google
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle
4 5 (3.33%) Automation Anywhere
4 5 (3.33%) Blue Prism
4 5 (3.33%) UiPath
5 4 (2.67%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.67%) ESRI
6 3 (2.00%) Adobe
7 2 (1.33%) Apple
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.67%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.67%) Capita
8 1 (0.67%) Coverity
8 1 (0.67%) Facebook
8 1 (0.67%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.67%) Pega
8 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.67%) Xamarin