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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 45 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.41% 16.88% 28.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.60% 19.82% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 70
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £35,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
242 328 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.88% 85.19% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 196 294 209
Average salary £45,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £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 6 March 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Bedford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (72.41%) .NET
3 123 (70.69%) C#
4 111 (63.79%) Microsoft
5 97 (55.75%) ASP.NET
6 86 (49.43%) SQL Server
7 80 (45.98%) MVC
8 76 (43.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (42.53%) MS Excel
10 67 (38.51%) TDD
11 66 (37.93%) WCF
12 53 (30.46%) WPF
13 52 (29.89%) Visual Studio
14 51 (29.31%) Silverlight
15 45 (25.86%) JavaScript
16 41 (23.56%) Matrix Management
17 39 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (21.84%) Performance Management
19 37 (21.26%) HTML
20 36 (20.69%) CSS
21 34 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
21 34 (19.54%) SQL
21 34 (19.54%) .NET Framework
22 33 (18.97%) LINQ
22 33 (18.97%) jQuery
22 33 (18.97%) Windows
22 33 (18.97%) DSDM
23 32 (18.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 32 (18.39%) Coaching
24 31 (17.82%) WinForms

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 17 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (42.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (49.43%) SQL Server
2 39 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.72%) MySQL
10 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (29.89%) Visual Studio
2 34 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (16.09%) Moq
4 27 (15.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 18 (10.34%) NUnit
6 12 (6.90%) MSTest
7 6 (3.45%) Subversion
8 1 (0.57%) JIRA
8 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 58 (33.33%) Developer
2 43 (24.71%) Architect
3 40 (22.99%) C# Developer
4 35 (20.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (18.97%) .NET Developer
6 32 (18.39%) Development Manager
7 30 (17.24%) Technical Architect
7 30 (17.24%) Lead Architect
8 26 (14.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (14.37%) Analyst
9 25 (14.37%) Business Analyst
9 25 (14.37%) Senior Developer
9 25 (14.37%) Senior C# Developer
10 20 (11.49%) Project Manager
11 16 (9.20%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (9.20%) Lead Technical Architect
11 16 (9.20%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (7.47%) Agile Project Manager
14 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (72.41%) .NET
2 97 (55.75%) ASP.NET
3 76 (43.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (37.93%) WCF
5 53 (30.46%) WPF
6 51 (29.31%) Silverlight
7 37 (21.26%) HTML
8 36 (20.69%) CSS
9 34 (19.54%) .NET Framework
10 33 (18.97%) LINQ
10 33 (18.97%) jQuery
11 32 (18.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 31 (17.82%) WinForms
13 23 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 21 (12.07%) Web Services
15 20 (11.49%) Ajax
16 15 (8.62%) ADO.NET
17 14 (8.05%) AngularJS
18 12 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
18 12 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) N-Tier
2 12 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (5.75%) User Experience
4 8 (4.60%) PMI
5 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.15%) W3C
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.97%) Windows
2 3 (1.72%) Linux
2 3 (1.72%) UNIX
3 2 (1.15%) OpenVMS
3 2 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (45.98%) MVC
3 67 (38.51%) TDD
4 41 (23.56%) Matrix Management
5 38 (21.84%) Performance Management
6 33 (18.97%) DSDM
7 32 (18.39%) Coaching
8 29 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (15.52%) OOD
10 27 (15.52%) Kanban
11 23 (13.22%) OO
12 22 (12.64%) User Stories
13 20 (11.49%) Use Case
14 18 (10.34%) Multithreading
15 17 (9.77%) BPMN
15 17 (9.77%) PRINCE2
15 17 (9.77%) UML
16 16 (9.20%) Project Management
17 13 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 123 (70.69%) C#
2 45 (25.86%) JavaScript
3 34 (19.54%) SQL
4 22 (12.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.30%) PHP
7 2 (1.15%) C++
7 2 (1.15%) Java
7 2 (1.15%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.60%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.02%) ISEB
3 6 (3.45%) VCP4
3 6 (3.45%) CBAP
4 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) MOM
Vendors
1 111 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.52%) Oracle
3 4 (2.30%) Pegasus
3 4 (2.30%) JD Edwards
3 4 (2.30%) Sage
4 1 (0.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.57%) Apple
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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