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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.45% 2.52% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.41% 3.15% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 9
Average salary £49,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.68% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
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
111 127 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 93.28% 79.87% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 113 84
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 £30,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Bolton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) C++
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) Test Management
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) QA
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Testing
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (28.00%) OOP
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (24.00%) HTML5
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (24.00%) Kanban
8 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) QA Manager
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Software Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Test Management
3 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Testing
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) OOP
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) BDD
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
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