Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 565 352 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.06% 7.62% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 8.33% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 361 212 275
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £70,000
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 5,134 4,226 5,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.42% 91.47% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,410 2,684 3,527
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.78% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,222
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,925 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +12 310 £52,500 +22.81% 20
Edinburgh 0 216 £45,000 -3.74% 37
Dundee -2 12 £35,000 -6.67% 4
West Lothian +2 9 £45,000 +16.13%
Fife - 5 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 - 1
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 533 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (47.61%) TDD
3 216 (38.23%) Java
4 174 (30.80%) JavaScript
5 157 (27.79%) C#
6 151 (26.73%) .NET
6 151 (26.73%) BDD
7 140 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (24.42%) Test Automation
9 127 (22.48%) HTML
10 117 (20.71%) SQL
11 105 (18.58%) SQL Server
12 96 (16.99%) MVC
12 96 (16.99%) SDLC
13 88 (15.58%) Kanban
14 85 (15.04%) ASP.NET
15 84 (14.87%) Finance
16 78 (13.81%) Spring
17 77 (13.63%) Degree
18 76 (13.45%) Python
19 73 (12.92%) Oracle
20 68 (12.04%) Software Engineering
20 68 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
21 62 (10.97%) AngularJS
22 58 (10.27%) JIRA
22 58 (10.27%) Multithreading
22 58 (10.27%) Concurrent Programming
23 57 (10.09%) Visual Studio
24 55 (9.73%) Software Delivery
25 54 (9.56%) Amazon AWS

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 33 (5.84%) JBoss
2 32 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.72%) Confluence
4 17 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.30%) Jetty
7 11 (1.95%) Apache
8 8 (1.42%) GemFire
8 8 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.88%) IIS
10 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.71%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.53%) CMS
12 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.35%) nginx
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.35%) EngageOne
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.25%) GitHub
4 6 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.35%) Serverless
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.83%) AMQP
2 12 (2.12%) LAN
2 12 (2.12%) WAN
3 9 (1.59%) Internet
4 8 (1.42%) Network Security
5 7 (1.24%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (1.24%) Firewall
5 7 (1.24%) IP Telephony
5 7 (1.24%) MPLS
5 7 (1.24%) VPN
5 7 (1.24%) Wireless
6 6 (1.06%) HTTP
6 6 (1.06%) SMS
7 3 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.18%) MQTT
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 41 (7.26%) Big Data
4 37 (6.55%) Oracle Database
4 37 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 29 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 29 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 19 (3.36%) Redis
7 18 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.30%) Couchbase
9 13 (2.30%) Riak
10 12 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.59%) MySQL
12 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.59%) TKPROF
13 6 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 58 (10.27%) JIRA
2 57 (10.09%) Visual Studio
3 54 (9.56%) Git (software)
4 52 (9.20%) Selenium
5 48 (8.50%) JUnit
6 38 (6.73%) Jenkins
7 29 (5.13%) Maven
8 25 (4.42%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (2.65%) Vagrant
11 14 (2.48%) Bitbucket
12 13 (2.30%) FitNesse
13 12 (2.12%) Protractor
13 12 (2.12%) Toad
14 11 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.95%) Mockito
14 11 (1.95%) SoapUI
15 9 (1.59%) Gradle
15 9 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.42%) TestNG
General
1 84 (14.87%) Finance
2 44 (7.79%) Banking
3 22 (3.89%) Advertising
4 14 (2.48%) Marketing
5 11 (1.95%) Legal
6 9 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.88%) Local Government
7 5 (0.88%) Retail
8 4 (0.71%) Billing
8 4 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 281 (49.73%) Developer
2 92 (16.28%) Java Developer
3 84 (14.87%) Senior Developer
4 60 (10.62%) C# Developer
5 46 (8.14%) Analyst
5 46 (8.14%) Scrum Master
6 42 (7.43%) .NET Developer
6 42 (7.43%) Project Manager
7 39 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 35 (6.19%) Python Developer
8 35 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (4.78%) Architect
9 27 (4.78%) Lead Developer
10 26 (4.60%) Business Analyst
11 23 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (3.89%) Agile Scrum Master
13 19 (3.36%) Agile Project Manager
14 18 (3.19%) Lead Java Developer
15 17 (3.01%) Test Engineer
16 15 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (26.73%) .NET
2 127 (22.48%) HTML
3 85 (15.04%) ASP.NET
4 78 (13.81%) Spring
5 68 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (10.97%) AngularJS
7 53 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 50 (8.85%) Web Services
9 48 (8.50%) REST
10 45 (7.96%) HTML5
11 44 (7.79%) XML
12 36 (6.37%) CSS
13 33 (5.84%) jQuery
13 33 (5.84%) JSON
14 27 (4.78%) RESTful
15 25 (4.42%) SOAP
16 23 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (4.07%) React
17 22 (3.89%) JMS
17 22 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.54%) User Experience
5 17 (3.01%) Robotics
6 14 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.59%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.42%) PMI
10 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.88%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.88%) Fintech
12 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.35%) Social Media
13 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.18%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.18%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.96%) Linux
2 19 (3.36%) Unix
3 13 (2.30%) Windows
4 8 (1.42%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.53%) Android
5 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (47.61%) TDD
3 151 (26.73%) BDD
4 140 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (24.42%) Test Automation
6 96 (16.99%) MVC
6 96 (16.99%) SDLC
7 88 (15.58%) Kanban
8 68 (12.04%) Software Engineering
9 58 (10.27%) Concurrent Programming
9 58 (10.27%) Multithreading
10 55 (9.73%) Software Delivery
11 49 (8.67%) DevOps
12 48 (8.50%) Mentoring
13 43 (7.61%) Coaching
13 43 (7.61%) Waterfall
14 42 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (7.08%) Project Management
16 38 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (5.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 216 (38.23%) Java
2 174 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 157 (27.79%) C#
4 117 (20.71%) SQL
5 76 (13.45%) Python
6 36 (6.37%) Ruby
7 23 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.89%) PHP
9 19 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.19%) C++
11 16 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.30%) Scala
13 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.71%) Clojure
15 4 (0.71%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.53%) Perl
17 2 (0.35%) Go
18 1 (0.18%) ES6
18 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (13.63%) Degree
2 22 (3.89%) PMP
3 21 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (3.54%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.42%) CCIE
7 8 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.42%) ISEB
8 7 (1.24%) CISSP
9 6 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.53%) CAPM
11 1 (0.18%) APMP
11 1 (0.18%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.18%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.32%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) PMO
3 4 (0.71%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.53%) GDPR
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.35%) EMIR
5 2 (0.35%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) BS7666
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (4.60%) Docker
2 11 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.24%) vSphere
4 4 (0.71%) Xen
4 4 (0.71%) XenServer
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (6.37%) Puppet
3 31 (5.49%) Ansible
4 18 (3.19%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.53%) Terraform
8 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.18%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 73 (12.92%) Oracle
2 47 (8.32%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.19%) IBM
4 13 (2.30%) TIBCO
5 11 (1.95%) Cisco
5 11 (1.95%) Facebook
5 11 (1.95%) HP
5 11 (1.95%) VMware
6 9 (1.59%) Informatica
7 7 (1.24%) Charles River
7 7 (1.24%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.24%) CyberArk
7 7 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.24%) Varonis
8 6 (1.06%) Google
9 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (0.71%) iManage
11 3 (0.53%) Avaloq
11 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow