Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 476 593 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.94% 10.57% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.55% 11.46% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 265 349 260
Scotland median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,450 £70,000 £60,000
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 4,986 5,174 4,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.62% 92.23% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,211 3,344 2,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Edinburgh +5 213 £45,000 +8.43% 36
Glasgow -16 193 £50,000 - 18
West Lothian +9 40 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Aberdeen +9 10 £27,500 -25.68%
Dundee +8 6 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Stirling +8 3 £39,774 -11.61%
South Lanarkshire 0 3 £35,500 -21.11%
Fife -3 1 - - 1
Midlothian - 1 £40,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 419 (88.03%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (36.55%) SQL
3 167 (35.08%) JavaScript
4 160 (33.61%) C#
5 142 (29.83%) Java
6 124 (26.05%) .NET
7 121 (25.42%) AngularJS
8 119 (25.00%) Finance
9 100 (21.01%) TDD
10 94 (19.75%) Kanban
11 86 (18.07%) HTML
12 85 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 82 (17.23%) CSS
13 82 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (16.18%) SDLC
15 68 (14.29%) React
15 68 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 66 (13.87%) Oracle
17 65 (13.66%) ASP.NET
18 64 (13.45%) MVC
18 64 (13.45%) Degree
19 62 (13.03%) OO
20 61 (12.82%) Test Automation
21 59 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
22 56 (11.76%) Git (software)
23 55 (11.55%) Python
23 55 (11.55%) Software Engineering
24 54 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
25 53 (11.13%) Microsoft
26 52 (10.92%) 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 40 (8.40%) Confluence
2 22 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.36%) JBoss
4 15 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.89%) Apache
6 6 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.84%) SAS
8 3 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.63%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) CICS
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.99%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (6.72%) SaaS
4 12 (2.52%) Slack
5 6 (1.26%) GitHub
5 6 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.05%) npm
6 5 (1.05%) Yarn
7 4 (0.84%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.63%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.42%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.21%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.10%) HTTP
2 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.26%) Internet
4 4 (0.84%) Hyperconnected
5 2 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.62%) MySQL
5 21 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.99%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.52%) SQLite
10 11 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (2.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 10 (2.10%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.26%) Big Data
14 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.05%) DataStage
15 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (1.05%) QlikView
15 5 (1.05%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.92%) JIRA
3 49 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 48 (10.08%) Selenium
5 33 (6.93%) Cucumber
6 32 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (4.62%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.78%) JUnit
9 16 (3.36%) SpecFlow
10 14 (2.94%) Ranorex
11 13 (2.73%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.52%) git-flow
13 9 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.68%) Subversion
15 7 (1.47%) webpack
16 6 (1.26%) ClearCase
16 6 (1.26%) CppUnit
16 6 (1.26%) Gerrit
16 6 (1.26%) Gradle
16 6 (1.26%) Protractor
General
1 119 (25.00%) Finance
2 32 (6.72%) Banking
3 18 (3.78%) Retail
4 11 (2.31%) Games
5 7 (1.47%) Electronics
6 5 (1.05%) Law
7 4 (0.84%) Automotive
7 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (39.71%) Developer
2 63 (13.24%) .NET Developer
3 53 (11.13%) Senior Developer
4 48 (10.08%) C# Developer
5 46 (9.66%) Analyst
6 44 (9.24%) Software Developer
7 42 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 34 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 29 (6.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 27 (5.67%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
12 22 (4.62%) Scrum Master
13 20 (4.20%) Development Manager
13 20 (4.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.99%) Project Manager
15 18 (3.78%) Oracle Specialist
16 17 (3.57%) Lead Developer
16 17 (3.57%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (26.05%) .NET
2 121 (25.42%) AngularJS
3 86 (18.07%) HTML
4 82 (17.23%) CSS
5 68 (14.29%) React
6 65 (13.66%) ASP.NET
7 49 (10.29%) Web Services
8 44 (9.24%) RESTful
9 39 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (7.56%) Gherkin
11 32 (6.72%) HTML5
12 28 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (5.88%) WCF
13 26 (5.46%) CSS3
14 24 (5.04%) jQuery
14 24 (5.04%) Node.js
15 23 (4.83%) .NET Framework
15 23 (4.83%) JSON
16 21 (4.41%) XML
17 20 (4.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (6.93%) User Experience
4 25 (5.25%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.62%) Fintech
6 17 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.84%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.84%) GPGPU
10 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.42%) Animation
11 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.42%) Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.21%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.21%) LIMS
12 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.62%) Linux
2 19 (3.99%) Windows
3 14 (2.94%) Unix
4 9 (1.89%) Android
5 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.63%) AIX
6 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (88.03%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (21.01%) TDD
3 94 (19.75%) Kanban
4 82 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (16.18%) SDLC
6 64 (13.45%) MVC
7 62 (13.03%) OO
8 61 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 59 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (11.55%) Software Engineering
11 54 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 50 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (9.66%) Mentoring
14 40 (8.40%) BDD
15 37 (7.77%) Microservices
16 33 (6.93%) Project Management
17 32 (6.72%) ITIL
18 30 (6.30%) DevOps
19 29 (6.09%) Coaching
20 26 (5.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 174 (36.55%) SQL
2 167 (35.08%) JavaScript
3 160 (33.61%) C#
4 142 (29.83%) Java
5 55 (11.55%) Python
6 32 (6.72%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.25%) C++
8 21 (4.41%) PHP
9 19 (3.99%) ES6
10 18 (3.78%) Ruby
11 16 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.36%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.52%) C
13 10 (2.10%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.68%) R
15 7 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.26%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.26%) Perl
17 5 (1.05%) ES7
17 5 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (13.45%) Degree
2 6 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.84%) ISEB
3 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PMP
6 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.21%) MBA
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.71%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) GDPR
3 4 (0.84%) IEC 61508
3 4 (0.84%) ISO 26262
3 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.84%) MISRA
3 4 (0.84%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.84%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) PMO
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.94%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.63%) vSphere
3 3 (0.63%) Xen
3 3 (0.63%) XenServer
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.47%) Puppet
3 7 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.63%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.21%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) Marathon
5 1 (0.21%) Mesos
5 1 (0.21%) Nessus
5 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (13.87%) Oracle
2 53 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.51%) Atlassian
4 15 (3.15%) Xamarin
5 13 (2.73%) Twitter
6 9 (1.89%) Google
7 7 (1.47%) Mashery
7 7 (1.47%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.26%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.26%) IBM
8 6 (1.26%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.26%) Telerik
9 4 (0.84%) Renesas
9 4 (0.84%) Teradata
10 3 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
10 3 (0.63%) Informatica
10 3 (0.63%) SAP
10 3 (0.63%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.63%) Zend
11 2 (0.42%) Cognizant