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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.49% 11.26% 15.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 12.23% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 26
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
59 139 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 88.06% 92.05% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 43 126 153
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Development
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft