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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.81% 7.94% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 11.81% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 14
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
123 127 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 79.35% 67.20% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 119 98
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 34 (91.89%) C#
2 33 (89.19%) .NET
3 26 (70.27%) MVC
3 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET
4 19 (51.35%) TDD
5 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
6 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) HTML
8 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
8 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (35.14%) Web Development
10 11 (29.73%) Degree
10 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (29.73%) CSS
11 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
11 9 (24.32%) jQuery
11 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (21.62%) Ajax
13 7 (18.92%) NHibernate
13 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) OOP
13 7 (18.92%) HTML5
14 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
14 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
16 4 (10.81%) LINQ
16 4 (10.81%) Kanban
16 4 (10.81%) OOD
16 4 (10.81%) OO
16 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) C# Developer
3 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 17 (45.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (45.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) QA Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
4 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 9 (24.32%) jQuery
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (21.62%) Ajax
8 7 (18.92%) NHibernate
8 7 (18.92%) HTML5
9 4 (10.81%) LINQ
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.41%) WCF
12 1 (2.70%) XML
12 1 (2.70%) WPF
12 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) MVC
2 19 (51.35%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Web Development
5 7 (18.92%) OOP
6 4 (10.81%) Kanban
6 4 (10.81%) OOD
6 4 (10.81%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Test Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) BDD
8 1 (2.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Tableau
2 1 (2.70%) Sybase
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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