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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 22 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.44% 9.15% 7.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 11.86% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 13
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 £40,000
% 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
100 118 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 82.64% 77.12% 69.46%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 106
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 £28,800 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 18 (69.23%) MVC
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 13 (50.00%) TDD
6 13 (50.00%) Web Development
7 12 (46.15%) Coaching
8 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
9 10 (38.46%) SQL
10 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
11 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 6 (23.08%) Degree
12 6 (23.08%) Java
12 6 (23.08%) C++
12 6 (23.08%) Windows
12 6 (23.08%) Linux
12 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
13 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 4 (15.38%) CSS
13 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
13 4 (15.38%) WCF
13 4 (15.38%) LINQ
13 4 (15.38%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) C# Developer
3 14 (53.85%) .NET Developer
4 13 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (26.92%) Development Manager
8 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
8 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
9 4 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
10 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 2 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
11 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (15.38%) WCF
6 4 (15.38%) LINQ
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (11.54%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) CSS3
8 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 13 (50.00%) Web Development
3 13 (50.00%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Coaching
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Kanban
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) SDLC
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.85%) OOP
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) ETL
10 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C++
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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