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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.52% 3.29% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 3.73% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +173.33%
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
81 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.43% 88.16% 72.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 75 83
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Open Source
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Nmap
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (31.58%) SLA
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Ant
6 6 (31.58%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) Ant
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) NUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) Metasploit
4 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) Capybara
5 1 (5.26%) Mockito
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Development Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Development Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Product Owner
6 1 (5.26%) Product Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Open Source
3 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Validation
7 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) Python
1 8 (42.11%) Ruby
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (15.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nmap
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
1 6 (31.58%) Rapid7
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) ATG
3 1 (5.26%) Google