The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.22% 2.03% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.75% 2.73% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,000 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £54,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 110 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 81.63% 74.32% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 95
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Scrum
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Belfast

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Belfast

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) NUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) NUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Decision Table
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) ATG
3 1 (8.33%) Google