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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 17 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.26% 15.03% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.69% 16.35% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
134 159 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 88.74% 91.91% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 121 153 76
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 37 (88.10%) .NET
4 24 (57.14%) Degree
5 23 (54.76%) SQL
6 21 (50.00%) Java
7 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
7 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
8 18 (42.86%) MVC
8 18 (42.86%) C++
8 18 (42.86%) Windows
9 17 (40.48%) TDD
10 16 (38.10%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (38.10%) Linux
11 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
12 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (26.19%) Web Development
13 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
14 10 (23.81%) OOP
14 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (19.05%) HTML5
15 8 (19.05%) Kanban
15 8 (19.05%) HTML
15 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
16 7 (16.67%) jQuery
16 7 (16.67%) Coaching
17 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
17 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
18 5 (11.90%) WCF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) SQLite
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Development Manager
3 15 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 12 (28.57%) Software Development Manager
4 12 (28.57%) Software Manager
4 12 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
7 5 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Android Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Product Manager
10 2 (4.76%) Product Development Manager
11 1 (2.38%) Senior Tester
11 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (19.05%) HTML5
5 8 (19.05%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 7 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.90%) WCF
8 5 (11.90%) CSS
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) Ajax
10 3 (7.14%) JSON
10 3 (7.14%) LINQ
10 3 (7.14%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.14%) Android SDK
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 18 (42.86%) MVC
4 17 (40.48%) TDD
5 16 (38.10%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (26.19%) Web Development
7 10 (23.81%) OOP
8 8 (19.05%) Kanban
9 7 (16.67%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.52%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Android Development
12 2 (4.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 1 (2.38%) Logistics
13 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
13 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
13 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 21 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) C++
5 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) C
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Facebook
2 4 (9.52%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Google
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