Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 34 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 272 238 428
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.68% 6.55% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 7.12% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 179 165 237
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,375 £32,800
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year - +1.06% -6.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £68,750 £70,325
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,218 3,342 5,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.83% 91.99% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,163 2,174 3,322
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,375 £36,250 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
75th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 +1 122 £47,500 -4.04% 31
Glasgow +11 102 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Dundee +1 15 £54,500 +19.68% 7
Aberdeen +12 11 £44,676 +5.12% 4
Fife -1 6 £33,000 -
Stirling +4 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £60,000 -
West Lothian -1 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £45,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 232 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (36.40%) DevOps
3 86 (31.62%) AWS
3 86 (31.62%) JavaScript
4 76 (27.94%) C#
5 73 (26.84%) Azure
6 70 (25.74%) SQL
7 67 (24.63%) Java
8 64 (23.53%) Linux
9 55 (20.22%) Software Engineering
10 49 (18.01%) Python
10 49 (18.01%) Finance
11 48 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 47 (17.28%) Docker
13 44 (16.18%) JIRA
14 43 (15.81%) Kubernetes
15 42 (15.44%) Terraform
15 42 (15.44%) TDD
15 42 (15.44%) SQL Server
16 41 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (14.34%) Kanban
18 38 (13.97%) Mentoring
18 38 (13.97%) .NET
19 34 (12.50%) HTML
20 32 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
20 32 (11.76%) OO
21 31 (11.40%) Microservices
22 28 (10.29%) Relational Database
22 28 (10.29%) Puppet
22 28 (10.29%) Degree

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 24 (8.82%) Confluence
2 7 (2.57%) CMS
3 6 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.84%) Kentico
5 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (0.74%) JBoss
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.37%) MadCap Flare
5 1 (0.37%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (31.62%) AWS
2 73 (26.84%) Azure
3 32 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (8.46%) SaaS
5 18 (6.62%) PaaS
6 10 (3.68%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.94%) GCP
8 7 (2.57%) Amazon EKS
8 7 (2.57%) GitHub
8 7 (2.57%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.57%) Serverless
9 5 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.10%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.10%) Google Workspace
11 3 (1.10%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.74%) AWS Direct Connect
12 2 (0.74%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Internet
1 4 (1.47%) OSPF
2 3 (1.10%) WAN
3 2 (0.74%) BGP
3 2 (0.74%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.74%) Firewall
3 2 (0.74%) MPLS
3 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.74%) Network Security
3 2 (0.74%) SD-WAN
3 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.82%) MySQL
3 24 (8.82%) Redis
4 14 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.78%) Big Data
6 12 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.68%) Power BI
9 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.84%) GIS
11 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.47%) Tableau
13 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 44 (16.18%) JIRA
3 21 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.68%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.31%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.94%) GitLab
8 7 (2.57%) Subversion
9 6 (2.21%) Postman
10 5 (1.84%) Selenium
11 4 (1.47%) Gradle
11 4 (1.47%) Maven
11 4 (1.47%) REST Assured
11 4 (1.47%) TestNG
11 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.10%) FitNesse
12 3 (1.10%) JMeter
12 3 (1.10%) Mocha
12 3 (1.10%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (18.01%) Finance
2 25 (9.19%) Marketing
3 14 (5.15%) Banking
4 11 (4.04%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.68%) Law
6 7 (2.57%) Retail
7 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.10%) Automotive
9 3 (1.10%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (22.79%) Developer
2 51 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 35 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
4 33 (12.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (10.29%) Scrum Master
6 25 (9.19%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (9.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.62%) Analyst
8 17 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.88%) Development Engineer
9 16 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
10 13 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.31%) Product Owner
13 8 (2.94%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.97%) .NET
2 34 (12.50%) HTML
3 26 (9.56%) REST
4 25 (9.19%) RabbitMQ
4 25 (9.19%) React
5 24 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 22 (8.09%) CSS
7 21 (7.72%) HTML5
7 21 (7.72%) Memcached
8 18 (6.62%) RESTful
9 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET
9 15 (5.51%) Node.js
10 14 (5.15%) Kafka
11 13 (4.78%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.78%) J2EE
11 13 (4.78%) Web Services
12 12 (4.41%) XML
13 11 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (4.04%) Redux
14 10 (3.68%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.35%) EPoS
4 17 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 17 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 13 (4.78%) User Experience
6 11 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.31%) Cloud Native
8 7 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.47%) Life Science
10 4 (1.47%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.10%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.53%) Linux
2 12 (4.41%) Unix
3 10 (3.68%) Windows
4 9 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.84%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (36.40%) DevOps
3 55 (20.22%) Software Engineering
4 42 (15.44%) TDD
5 41 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (14.34%) Kanban
7 38 (13.97%) Mentoring
8 32 (11.76%) OO
9 31 (11.40%) Microservices
10 28 (10.29%) Migration
11 27 (9.93%) Project Management
11 27 (9.93%) Test Automation
12 26 (9.56%) Deployment Automation
13 25 (9.19%) BDD
14 22 (8.09%) Coaching
14 22 (8.09%) SDLC
15 21 (7.72%) Analytics
15 21 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (6.99%) Data Modelling
17 18 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.62%) JavaScript
2 76 (27.94%) C#
3 70 (25.74%) SQL
4 67 (24.63%) Java
5 49 (18.01%) Python
6 21 (7.72%) Java 8
7 20 (7.35%) C++
8 18 (6.62%) C
9 15 (5.51%) Ruby
9 15 (5.51%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.68%) PHP
11 6 (2.21%) XPath
12 5 (1.84%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.84%) R
13 4 (1.47%) Perl
14 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.10%) XQuery
15 2 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (10.29%) Degree
2 8 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.84%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.84%) PMP
4 5 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.47%) APMP
5 4 (1.47%) CCIE
5 4 (1.47%) CCNP
5 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.74%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.46%) QA
2 10 (3.68%) PMBOK
3 8 (2.94%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.37%) JTAG
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (17.28%) Docker
2 8 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (15.81%) Kubernetes
2 42 (15.44%) Terraform
3 28 (10.29%) Puppet
4 26 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (9.19%) Ansible
6 2 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.37%) Avamar
7 1 (0.37%) Grafana
7 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.37%) Rancher
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.37%) StackStorm
7 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.99%) Oracle
3 17 (6.25%) Google
4 16 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.94%) VMware
6 7 (2.57%) Cisco
6 7 (2.57%) IBM
7 6 (2.21%) Ceridian
8 4 (1.47%) F5
8 4 (1.47%) Teradata
9 3 (1.10%) DataFlux
9 3 (1.10%) SAP
9 3 (1.10%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.74%) Arista
10 2 (0.74%) CA
10 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.74%) Citrix
10 2 (0.74%) ForeScout
10 2 (0.74%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.74%) Pega