The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 38 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.91% 2.98% 13.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 3.68% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 14
Average salary £50,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.88% -0.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Scrum
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 136 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 89.21% 80.95% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 127 77
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Scrum
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Bolton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) TDD
5 11 (40.74%) C++
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 11 (40.74%) Test Management
6 10 (37.04%) MVC
7 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 9 (33.33%) QA
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
8 7 (25.93%) Web Development
9 6 (22.22%) HTML5
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) OOP
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (14.81%) Coaching
11 4 (14.81%) NHibernate
11 4 (14.81%) CSS
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
12 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (11.11%) Computer Science

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) QA Manager
4 7 (25.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (14.81%) NHibernate
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Test Management
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) OOP
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
9 3 (11.11%) Kanban
10 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.41%) Change Management
10 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
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