The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 8 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 30.00% - 13.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 10
Average salary £43,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 - £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Scrum
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 23 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 90.00% 62.16% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 44
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £28,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Scrum
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Blackpool

Scrum
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) LINQ
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) XAML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
5 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) LINQ
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree