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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 12 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.28% 6.40% 10.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.60% 8.66% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 14
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
125 127 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 86.21% 73.84% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 123 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Bolton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (91.89%) C#
3 28 (75.68%) .NET
4 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET
4 21 (56.76%) MVC
5 19 (51.35%) TDD
6 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
7 12 (32.43%) Web Development
7 12 (32.43%) HTML
8 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
8 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 8 (21.62%) CSS
10 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (21.62%) Coaching
11 7 (18.92%) HTML5
11 7 (18.92%) C++
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) OOP
11 7 (18.92%) Test Management
12 6 (16.22%) NHibernate
12 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
13 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
13 5 (13.51%) QA
13 5 (13.51%) jQuery
13 5 (13.51%) Ajax

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) C# Developer
3 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) QA Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
4 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.62%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (18.92%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) NHibernate
9 5 (13.51%) jQuery
9 5 (13.51%) Ajax
10 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.11%) LINQ
11 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) MVC
3 19 (51.35%) TDD
4 12 (32.43%) Web Development
5 8 (21.62%) Coaching
6 7 (18.92%) OOP
6 7 (18.92%) Test Management
7 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) C++
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Tableau
2 1 (2.70%) Sybase
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle