Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.82% 2.56% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 3.33% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% - -
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84 60 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 95.45% 76.92% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 87
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.19% +15.17%
10th Percentile £29,050 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in West Lothian

Scrum
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Scrum in West Lothian

Scrum
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Livingston 0 6 £45,000 +16.13%
Scrum
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Behat
2 4 (66.67%) GitHub
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Velocity
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Behat
2 2 (33.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PHP