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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 28 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.92% 6.94% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.74% 8.47% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
135 118 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.22% 81.94% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 118 110 92
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Bolton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (90.00%) C#
3 24 (60.00%) C++
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
4 20 (50.00%) Degree
5 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 18 (45.00%) Java
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (27.50%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (27.50%) MVC
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (27.50%) Test Management
9 10 (25.00%) OOP
9 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (22.50%) QA
10 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
10 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Testing
11 7 (17.50%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
11 7 (17.50%) Kanban
11 7 (17.50%) HTML5
12 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.00%) Web Development
13 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 5 (12.50%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQLite
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Development Manager
3 11 (27.50%) Software Development Manager
3 11 (27.50%) Software Manager
4 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) QA Manager
6 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Product Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Product Development Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
4 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) Android SDK
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) iOS SDK
6 3 (7.50%) REST
6 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (27.50%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (27.50%) MVC
4 11 (27.50%) Test Management
5 10 (25.00%) OOP
5 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Kanban
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 3 (7.50%) Android Development
11 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) Coaching
11 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) C++
3 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) C
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Facebook
2 4 (10.00%) Twitter
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