Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 138 163
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 81 93 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.50% 1.65% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.79% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 45
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £29,550 £35,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £67,400 £64,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +1.85%

Software Delivery 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 5,004 5,191 4,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.86% 92.02% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,214 3,314 2,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Scotland

Software Delivery
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Scotland.

Salary trend for Software Delivery in Scotland

Software Delivery
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in Scotland

Software Delivery
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 November 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 -1 51 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Edinburgh +1 29 £49,500 +23.75% 10
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
Software Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 62 (76.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) TDD
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 25 (30.86%) Scrum
5 24 (29.63%) Finance
6 22 (27.16%) SQL
6 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
7 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
8 18 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (20.99%) C#
9 17 (20.99%) BDD
10 16 (19.75%) .NET
10 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
10 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (16.05%) Oracle
12 12 (14.81%) Project Management
12 12 (14.81%) Banking
12 12 (14.81%) Big Data
12 12 (14.81%) SDLC
13 9 (11.11%) Web Services
13 9 (11.11%) MVC
13 9 (11.11%) Migration
13 9 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (11.11%) Coaching
13 9 (11.11%) User Experience
13 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
13 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 9 (11.11%) jQuery

Software Delivery
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 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Firewall
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.47%) H.323
2 2 (2.47%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 2 (2.47%) PBX
2 2 (2.47%) VLAN
2 2 (2.47%) VoIP
2 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Big Data
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.41%) OLTP
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.47%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.47%) QlikView
7 2 (2.47%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) DataStage
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Protractor
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.47%) Hudson
3 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.47%) Phabricator
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) TestNG
4 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.47%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
2 10 (12.35%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Lead Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Principal Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Development Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Development Project Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 9 (11.11%) jQuery
2 9 (11.11%) Web Services
3 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.17%) Spring
4 5 (6.17%) WCF
5 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.94%) NHibernate
5 4 (4.94%) REST
6 3 (3.70%) HTML
6 3 (3.70%) OAuth
7 2 (2.47%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 2 (2.47%) Express
7 2 (2.47%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (2.47%) LAMP
8 1 (1.23%) Ajax
8 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (7.41%) Robotics
3 4 (4.94%) Fintech
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Xbox
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Debian
3 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (76.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) TDD
3 25 (30.86%) Scrum
4 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
5 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 18 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (20.99%) BDD
8 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.81%) Project Management
9 12 (14.81%) SDLC
10 9 (11.11%) Coaching
10 9 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (11.11%) Migration
10 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 9 (11.11%) MVC
11 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) SQL
3 17 (20.99%) C#
4 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) Clojure
6 1 (1.23%) Groovy
6 1 (1.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Dovecot
1 2 (2.47%) iptables
1 2 (2.47%) Postfix
1 2 (2.47%) QEMU
1 2 (2.47%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.47%) BMC
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) Informatica
5 2 (2.47%) Netezza
5 2 (2.47%) Remedy
5 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.47%) Tableau
5 2 (2.47%) Talend
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.23%) IFS
6 1 (1.23%) Trillium
6 1 (1.23%) VMware