The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 4 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 116 68 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.94% 17.39% 29.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.88% 19.54% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 115 58 63
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Scrum
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 348 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.43% 89.00% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 258 281 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Scrum
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bedford region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Bedford

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Bedford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 218 (97.76%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (69.06%) .NET
3 152 (68.16%) C#
4 137 (61.43%) Microsoft
5 127 (56.95%) SQL Server
6 119 (53.36%) ASP.NET
7 107 (47.98%) WCF
8 99 (44.39%) TDD
9 98 (43.95%) MVC
10 81 (36.32%) MS Excel
11 75 (33.63%) WPF
11 75 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (30.04%) Visual Studio
13 64 (28.70%) Silverlight
14 57 (25.56%) SQL
15 53 (23.77%) DSDM
16 51 (22.87%) LINQ
16 51 (22.87%) Team Foundation Server
17 49 (21.97%) .NET Framework
18 47 (21.08%) Kanban
18 47 (21.08%) Windows
19 45 (20.18%) WinForms
19 45 (20.18%) User Stories
20 43 (19.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 43 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
21 42 (18.83%) Matrix Management
21 42 (18.83%) T-SQL
22 38 (17.04%) Performance Management
22 38 (17.04%) JavaScript
22 38 (17.04%) Moq

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 81 (36.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (56.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (8.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (8.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (8.52%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (30.04%) Visual Studio
2 51 (22.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (17.04%) Moq
4 31 (13.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (8.52%) NUnit
6 16 (7.17%) Subversion
7 14 (6.28%) MSTest
General
1 22 (9.87%) Finance
2 1 (0.45%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 83 (37.22%) Developer
2 63 (28.25%) C# Developer
3 55 (24.66%) C# .NET Developer
4 51 (22.87%) Architect
5 47 (21.08%) Senior Developer
5 47 (21.08%) Senior C# Developer
6 45 (20.18%) Business Analyst
6 45 (20.18%) Analyst
7 43 (19.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (17.49%) .NET Developer
9 35 (15.70%) Technical Architect
10 29 (13.00%) Senior Business Analyst
10 29 (13.00%) Senior Analyst
10 29 (13.00%) Lead Architect
11 24 (10.76%) Team Leader
12 22 (9.87%) Development Manager
13 17 (7.62%) Project Manager
13 17 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (6.28%) Agile Business Analyst
15 13 (5.83%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (69.06%) .NET
2 119 (53.36%) ASP.NET
3 107 (47.98%) WCF
4 75 (33.63%) WPF
4 75 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (28.70%) Silverlight
6 51 (22.87%) LINQ
7 49 (21.97%) .NET Framework
8 45 (20.18%) WinForms
9 43 (19.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (14.35%) jQuery
11 24 (10.76%) HTML
12 23 (10.31%) CSS
12 23 (10.31%) Web Services
13 20 (8.97%) ADO.NET
14 18 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (7.62%) Ajax
16 14 (6.28%) Spring.NET
16 14 (6.28%) Castle Windsor
16 14 (6.28%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.00%) N-Tier
2 19 (8.52%) User Experience
3 14 (6.28%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (4.93%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.59%) PMI
6 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (97.76%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (44.39%) TDD
3 98 (43.95%) MVC
4 53 (23.77%) DSDM
5 47 (21.08%) Kanban
6 45 (20.18%) User Stories
7 42 (18.83%) Matrix Management
8 38 (17.04%) Performance Management
9 37 (16.59%) Use Case
10 34 (15.25%) OOD
10 34 (15.25%) Mentoring
11 33 (14.80%) Project Management
12 30 (13.45%) UML
12 30 (13.45%) BPMN
13 29 (13.00%) Multithreading
14 28 (12.56%) OO
15 25 (11.21%) Business Analysis
16 23 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (9.42%) Coaching
17 21 (9.42%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (68.16%) C#
2 57 (25.56%) SQL
3 42 (18.83%) T-SQL
4 38 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) C++
6 1 (0.45%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) ISEB
2 15 (6.73%) CBAP
3 8 (3.59%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 20 (8.97%) MOM
Vendors
1 137 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.11%) Oracle
3 4 (1.79%) Pegasus
3 4 (1.79%) JD Edwards
3 4 (1.79%) Sage
4 3 (1.35%) Capita
5 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.45%) Apple