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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 14 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 17 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.28% 4.03% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 5.04% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 7
Average salary £49,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
119 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.97% 79.87% 76.42%
Number of salaries quoted 109 106 87
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) C#
3 19 (63.33%) C++
4 14 (46.67%) Degree
5 13 (43.33%) Java
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
6 11 (36.67%) Test Management
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) TDD
8 9 (30.00%) OOP
8 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
8 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (30.00%) QA
8 9 (30.00%) Agile Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.00%) CSS
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (20.00%) NHibernate
11 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (20.00%) Kanban
11 6 (20.00%) HTML5
11 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Development Manager
2 8 (26.67%) QA Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Software Development Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Software Manager
4 6 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Product Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.00%) CSS
2 6 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.00%) HTML5
2 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (10.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Test Management
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) OOP
4 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Android Development
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) C
7 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
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