Period
to 21 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 26 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 353 472 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.35% 8.83% 10.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 9.37% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 208 287 343
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,700 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 4,491 5,036 5,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.52% 94.22% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,693 3,296 3,268
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -
10th Percentile £29,565 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -8 167 £48,004 +6.67% 40
Glasgow -9 118 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Dundee +8 23 £41,500 +10.67% 3
West Lothian +6 19 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Fife - 15 £45,000 -
Stirling +6 3 £39,500 -0.69% 3
Midlothian -3 1 £34,500 -8.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 £48,500 - 4
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 324 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (31.16%) JavaScript
3 102 (28.90%) Java
4 89 (25.21%) C#
4 89 (25.21%) SQL
5 85 (24.08%) Azure
6 82 (23.23%) Finance
7 78 (22.10%) Software Engineering
8 76 (21.53%) .NET
9 67 (18.98%) DevOps
10 66 (18.70%) AngularJS
10 66 (18.70%) Kanban
11 58 (16.43%) Python
12 57 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (15.86%) Microservices
14 55 (15.58%) Git (software)
15 54 (15.30%) Docker
15 54 (15.30%) HTML
16 52 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (13.88%) SDLC
18 48 (13.60%) React
18 48 (13.60%) CSS
19 47 (13.31%) TDD
19 47 (13.31%) Test Automation
20 46 (13.03%) Linux
21 44 (12.46%) Microsoft
21 44 (12.46%) Mentoring
21 44 (12.46%) Fintech
22 42 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
23 41 (11.61%) Windows

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 12 (3.40%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.83%) Confluence
3 6 (1.70%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.42%) IIS
5 4 (1.13%) Apache
5 4 (1.13%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.57%) CMS
7 2 (0.57%) Drupal
7 2 (0.57%) JBoss
7 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 85 (24.08%) Azure
2 34 (9.63%) AWS
3 30 (8.50%) GCP
4 17 (4.82%) GitHub
5 16 (4.53%) Azure Stack
5 16 (4.53%) IBM Cloud
5 16 (4.53%) SaaS
6 11 (3.12%) G Suite
7 10 (2.83%) IaaS
8 7 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.85%) PaaS
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.57%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.57%) Slack
10 2 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.83%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.25%) DB2
5 13 (3.68%) Big Data
5 13 (3.68%) Text Mining
6 12 (3.40%) Cosmos DB
7 11 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.55%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.27%) MySQL
10 7 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.70%) Impala
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.85%) QlikView
13 3 (0.85%) Sqoop
14 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.57%) Redis
14 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 55 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.05%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.37%) JIRA
4 21 (5.95%) Selenium
5 11 (3.12%) Ant
5 11 (3.12%) Subversion
5 11 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.83%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.83%) Hudson
6 10 (2.83%) IBM UrbanCode
6 10 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.83%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.55%) Gradle
7 9 (2.55%) Maven
8 8 (2.27%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.98%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.42%) Protractor
10 5 (1.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 82 (23.23%) Finance
2 32 (9.07%) Banking
3 25 (7.08%) Retail
4 12 (3.40%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.70%) Marketing
7 5 (1.42%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (30.59%) Developer
2 42 (11.90%) Scrum Master
3 37 (10.48%) Analyst
4 32 (9.07%) Java Developer
4 32 (9.07%) Software Engineer
5 29 (8.22%) Business Analyst
6 28 (7.93%) .NET Developer
7 27 (7.65%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 18 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (4.82%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (4.25%) Technical Leader
12 14 (3.97%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.12%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.83%) Software Analyst
15 10 (2.83%) Test Engineer
16 9 (2.55%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (21.53%) .NET
2 66 (18.70%) AngularJS
3 54 (15.30%) HTML
4 48 (13.60%) CSS
4 48 (13.60%) React
5 36 (10.20%) Node.js
6 35 (9.92%) HTML5
7 34 (9.63%) Web Services
8 33 (9.35%) ASP.NET
9 32 (9.07%) Spring
10 30 (8.50%) RESTful
11 28 (7.93%) CSS3
12 24 (6.80%) .NET Framework
13 21 (5.95%) jQuery
13 21 (5.95%) Spring Boot
14 19 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (3.97%) .NET Core
15 14 (3.97%) JSON
15 14 (3.97%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (3.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.05%) User Experience
2 18 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (4.53%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.27%) Smart Home
8 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.42%) Media Streaming
9 5 (1.42%) Social Media
10 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.03%) Linux
2 41 (11.61%) Windows
3 24 (6.80%) Unix
4 20 (5.67%) Android
4 20 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.12%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.13%) VMS
7 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.10%) Software Engineering
3 67 (18.98%) DevOps
4 66 (18.70%) Kanban
5 57 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (15.86%) Microservices
7 52 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (13.88%) SDLC
9 47 (13.31%) TDD
9 47 (13.31%) Test Automation
10 44 (12.46%) Fintech
10 44 (12.46%) Mentoring
11 42 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (9.07%) Coaching
12 32 (9.07%) OO
13 29 (8.22%) MVC
14 28 (7.93%) Project Management
15 26 (7.37%) Artificial Intelligence
15 26 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (6.52%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.16%) JavaScript
2 102 (28.90%) Java
3 89 (25.21%) C#
3 89 (25.21%) SQL
4 58 (16.43%) Python
5 39 (11.05%) Ruby
6 28 (7.93%) Groovy
7 18 (5.10%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.12%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.83%) C++
9 10 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.27%) Java 8
10 8 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.27%) Scala
11 7 (1.98%) C
11 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.70%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.70%) PHP
13 5 (1.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 21 (5.95%) Degree
2 11 (3.12%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.85%) ISEB
5 3 (0.85%) PMP
5 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.57%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) APMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (15.30%) Docker
2 3 (0.85%) HDFS
3 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (9.07%) Kubernetes
2 28 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.10%) Terraform
4 11 (3.12%) Ansible
5 3 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 44 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.93%) Google
3 24 (6.80%) Oracle
4 20 (5.67%) IBM
5 12 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.70%) Informatica
7 5 (1.42%) Apple
7 5 (1.42%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.85%) Sybase
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.28%) Capita
10 1 (0.28%) UiPath