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 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 12 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 11.76% 10.26% 13.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 16.00% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £42,000 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
40 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 78.43% 64.10% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 28
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) MVVM
3 8 (72.73%) WPF
4 7 (63.64%) LINQ
4 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 7 (63.64%) XAML
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (27.27%) Ninject
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (27.27%) Moq
5 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (27.27%) MSTest
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) MSTest
1 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
3 8 (72.73%) WPF
4 7 (63.64%) LINQ
5 3 (27.27%) Spring.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (27.27%) Ninject
5 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) MVVM
4 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft