Period
to 18 March 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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 420 545 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.17% 9.66% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 10.42% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 234 348 202
Scotland median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,825 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £62,375
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 4,778 5,230 4,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.99% 92.71% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,076 3,515 2,691
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 March 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 18 March 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 -7 200 £45,000 - 36
Glasgow -18 141 £50,000 -4.76% 36
West Lothian +10 55 £45,000 - 2
Aberdeen +5 10 £33,750 -28.95% 5
Dundee -2 5 £36,500 +4.29% 8
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £35,250 -
Fife -5 1 - - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 18 March 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.

1 371 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (37.62%) JavaScript
3 134 (31.90%) SQL
4 126 (30.00%) Java
5 113 (26.90%) C#
6 105 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 89 (21.19%) Kanban
8 82 (19.52%) .NET
9 80 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 79 (18.81%) TDD
11 70 (16.67%) HTML
11 70 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 64 (15.24%) Finance
13 62 (14.76%) Degree
14 60 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 60 (14.29%) Oracle
14 60 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 57 (13.57%) CSS
16 55 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 54 (12.86%) Python
17 54 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (12.86%) Microsoft
18 52 (12.38%) SDLC
19 51 (12.14%) JIRA
20 49 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
21 48 (11.43%) React
22 47 (11.19%) Microservices
23 46 (10.95%) Git (software)
24 45 (10.71%) 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 41 (9.76%) Confluence
2 16 (3.81%) JBoss
3 14 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.43%) Apache
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.24%) Jetty
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.43%) SaaS
4 22 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (3.57%) G Suite
6 6 (1.43%) Lucidchart
6 6 (1.43%) Slack
7 4 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.71%) GitHub
8 3 (0.71%) PaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Serverless
10 1 (0.24%) IaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) HTTP
2 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 24 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 21 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 20 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.57%) MySQL
7 13 (3.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (3.10%) Oracle OWB
8 12 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.38%) Big Data
11 8 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.67%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.67%) QlikView
13 6 (1.43%) SQLite
14 5 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (12.14%) JIRA
2 46 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 35 (8.33%) Selenium
4 27 (6.43%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.10%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.14%) Ranorex
9 9 (2.14%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.90%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.67%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.67%) JUnit
12 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.43%) git-flow
12 6 (1.43%) Subversion
13 5 (1.19%) Maven
13 5 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.95%) CppUnit
General
1 64 (15.24%) Finance
2 18 (4.29%) Banking
3 14 (3.33%) Retail
4 6 (1.43%) Games
5 5 (1.19%) Marketing
6 2 (0.48%) Advertising
6 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.24%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (31.90%) Developer
2 53 (12.62%) Analyst
3 50 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 43 (10.24%) Software Developer
5 40 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 35 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 25 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 23 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.29%) Development Manager
12 16 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (3.81%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.33%) Oracle Specialist
13 14 (3.33%) QA Engineer
13 14 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
14 13 (3.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (3.10%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 82 (19.52%) .NET
3 70 (16.67%) HTML
4 57 (13.57%) CSS
5 48 (11.43%) React
6 43 (10.24%) Node.js
7 40 (9.52%) HTML5
8 37 (8.81%) ASP.NET
9 35 (8.33%) RESTful
10 34 (8.10%) CSS3
10 34 (8.10%) Web Services
11 28 (6.67%) JSON
12 22 (5.24%) Gherkin
12 22 (5.24%) REST
13 19 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (4.29%) Spring
15 16 (3.81%) Express
16 15 (3.57%) .NET Framework
16 15 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.76%) User Experience
2 36 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.14%) Fintech
8 8 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.43%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.24%) FMCG
12 1 (0.24%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.24%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.24%) Replication
12 1 (0.24%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.71%) Linux
2 13 (3.10%) Windows
3 10 (2.38%) Unix
4 7 (1.67%) Android
4 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.67%) CentOS
4 7 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (21.19%) Kanban
3 80 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 79 (18.81%) TDD
5 70 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 60 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (12.38%) SDLC
10 49 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (11.19%) Microservices
12 45 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 43 (10.24%) DevOps
14 42 (10.00%) MVC
15 40 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (9.29%) Computer Science
17 34 (8.10%) ITIL
18 33 (7.86%) BDD
18 33 (7.86%) Coaching
19 32 (7.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 158 (37.62%) JavaScript
2 134 (31.90%) SQL
3 126 (30.00%) Java
4 113 (26.90%) C#
5 54 (12.86%) Python
6 37 (8.81%) PL/SQL
7 31 (7.38%) C++
8 20 (4.76%) C
9 17 (4.05%) PHP
9 17 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.86%) ES6
10 12 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.67%) Jython
13 6 (1.43%) Perl
13 6 (1.43%) Ruby
13 6 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.19%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (14.76%) Degree
2 7 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.71%) ISEB
6 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PMP
7 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) APMP
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.52%) QA
2 12 (2.86%) PMO
3 4 (0.95%) GDPR
4 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.71%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.14%) Docker
2 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Xen
4 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.19%) Ansible
3 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.48%) Kibana
4 2 (0.48%) logstash
4 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.24%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.24%) Marathon
5 1 (0.24%) Mesos
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (14.29%) Oracle
2 54 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.24%) Google
4 21 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.43%) Cognizant
6 6 (1.43%) DevExpress
6 6 (1.43%) Infragistics
7 4 (0.95%) Splunk
7 4 (0.95%) Telerik
8 3 (0.71%) Twitter
9 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.48%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.48%) IBM
9 2 (0.48%) Tableau
9 2 (0.48%) Zend
10 1 (0.24%) Apple
10 1 (0.24%) Teradata
10 1 (0.24%) VMware