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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 27 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 7 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.30% 12.99% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 16.39% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
114 122 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 86.36% 79.22% 73.03%
Number of salaries quoted 108 109 98
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (97.14%) C#
2 34 (97.14%) .NET
3 23 (65.71%) ASP.NET
4 22 (62.86%) MVC
5 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) Web Development
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
7 15 (42.86%) SQL
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 14 (40.00%) Degree
9 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
10 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
10 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
11 11 (31.43%) Coaching
12 10 (28.57%) Windows
12 10 (28.57%) C++
12 10 (28.57%) Java
13 9 (25.71%) Linux
13 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
13 9 (25.71%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (20.00%) HTML
14 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 7 (20.00%) HTML5
15 6 (17.14%) Kanban
16 5 (14.29%) OOP
16 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 5 (14.29%) jQuery
16 5 (14.29%) WCF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) C# Developer
3 14 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Development Manager
4 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
8 5 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Software Manager
9 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Product Development Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) ASP.NET
3 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (20.00%) HTML5
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
6 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.43%) LINQ
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.71%) CSS3
9 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) MVC
3 16 (45.71%) Web Development
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) Coaching
6 9 (25.71%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) OOP
9 4 (11.43%) OO
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (5.71%) SDLC
11 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.86%) Time Management
11 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) C++
4 10 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Facebook
2 4 (11.43%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.86%) Google
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