The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 131 145 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.40% 9.82% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 12.24% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 115 130 100
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,050 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Scrum
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1495 1185 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.42% 80.28% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 933 1142
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Scrum
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Cambridge

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

Scrum Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 265 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (38.95%) TDD
3 103 (36.14%) C#
4 101 (35.44%) Java
5 82 (28.77%) Software Engineering
6 80 (28.07%) Degree
7 73 (25.61%) .NET
8 69 (24.21%) SQL
9 66 (23.16%) Kanban
10 63 (22.11%) Computer Science
11 60 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 55 (19.30%) NUnit
13 53 (18.60%) Python
14 51 (17.89%) C++
15 48 (16.84%) MVC
16 46 (16.14%) Internet
16 46 (16.14%) Linux
17 45 (15.79%) ASP.NET
18 41 (14.39%) JavaScript
18 41 (14.39%) Rhino Mocks
18 41 (14.39%) Moq
19 39 (13.68%) OO
19 39 (13.68%) Finance
19 39 (13.68%) WCF
20 38 (13.33%) QA
20 38 (13.33%) C
20 38 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 38 (13.33%) BDD
21 37 (12.98%) HTML
22 36 (12.63%) VB.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 19 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.81%) Apache
3 6 (2.11%) Node.js
4 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.40%) JBoss
5 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.70%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.81%) MS Office
2 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.14%) Internet
2 11 (3.86%) Wireless
3 9 (3.16%) Ethernet
3 9 (3.16%) HTTP
3 9 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.81%) SMS
4 8 (2.81%) SMPP
4 8 (2.81%) Firewall
4 8 (2.81%) ZigBee
4 8 (2.81%) NFC
5 7 (2.46%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.40%) VoIP
6 4 (1.40%) WAN
6 4 (1.40%) VPN
6 4 (1.40%) DNS
6 4 (1.40%) OSPF
6 4 (1.40%) BGP
6 4 (1.40%) PSTN
6 4 (1.40%) Intranet
6 4 (1.40%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.81%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.81%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.46%) MySQL
5 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.05%) Big Data
7 3 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.35%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 55 (19.30%) NUnit
2 41 (14.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 41 (14.39%) Moq
3 31 (10.88%) Git (software)
4 30 (10.53%) Selenium
5 26 (9.12%) MSTest
6 25 (8.77%) JIRA
7 17 (5.96%) JUnit
8 16 (5.61%) Visual Studio
9 15 (5.26%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.86%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.51%) Maven
12 9 (3.16%) TestNG
12 9 (3.16%) Subversion
13 8 (2.81%) Bugzilla
13 8 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.81%) WiX
13 8 (2.81%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (13.68%) Finance
2 25 (8.77%) Marketing
3 23 (8.07%) Music Industry
4 10 (3.51%) Banking
5 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.11%) Retail
7 5 (1.75%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 117 (41.05%) Developer
2 61 (21.40%) Software Engineer
3 32 (11.23%) .NET Developer
4 30 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 25 (8.77%) Analyst
6 23 (8.07%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.02%) Delivery Manager
8 19 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
8 19 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.61%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.91%) Agile Project Manager
10 14 (4.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (4.56%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.21%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.86%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.86%) Team Leader
13 11 (3.86%) Software Team Leader
14 10 (3.51%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.61%) .NET
2 45 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 39 (13.68%) WCF
4 38 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (12.98%) HTML
6 34 (11.93%) XML
7 33 (11.58%) WPF
8 30 (10.53%) CSS
9 27 (9.47%) NHibernate
10 19 (6.67%) jQuery
11 18 (6.32%) Spring.NET
11 18 (6.32%) Castle Windsor
11 18 (6.32%) Ninject
11 18 (6.32%) WinForms
11 18 (6.32%) Unity DI Container
12 15 (5.26%) .NET Framework
13 14 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (4.91%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (3.86%) Web Services
15 10 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.11%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.12%) Mathematics
3 22 (7.72%) User Experience
4 18 (6.32%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (5.26%) IPTV
6 14 (4.91%) Open Source
7 9 (3.16%) Internet of Things
8 8 (2.81%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.75%) MPEG
9 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.75%) STB
9 5 (1.75%) Streaming Media
9 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.75%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.40%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.40%) GIS
10 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.14%) Linux
2 32 (11.23%) Windows
3 28 (9.82%) UNIX
4 12 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.21%) Android
5 8 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.81%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.40%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.40%) Solaris
7 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (38.95%) TDD
3 82 (28.77%) Software Engineering
4 66 (23.16%) Kanban
5 48 (16.84%) MVC
6 39 (13.68%) OO
7 38 (13.33%) BDD
8 36 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (11.23%) Project Management
10 30 (10.53%) Regression Testing
10 30 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 29 (10.18%) Test Automation
12 28 (9.82%) Web Application Development
13 25 (8.77%) Test Scripting
14 24 (8.42%) MVVM
14 24 (8.42%) Manual Testing
14 24 (8.42%) Mentoring
15 22 (7.72%) OOD
16 19 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.32%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.14%) C#
2 101 (35.44%) Java
3 69 (24.21%) SQL
4 53 (18.60%) Python
5 51 (17.89%) C++
6 41 (14.39%) JavaScript
7 38 (13.33%) C
8 36 (12.63%) VB.NET
9 35 (12.28%) VB
10 22 (7.72%) PHP
11 13 (4.56%) Ruby
12 10 (3.51%) Perl
13 9 (3.16%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.81%) XAML
15 7 (2.46%) VB6
16 4 (1.40%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.40%) VBA
17 3 (1.05%) F#
17 3 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (28.07%) Degree
2 21 (7.37%) ISEB
3 18 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.32%) MCTS
3 18 (6.32%) MCP
3 18 (6.32%) MCAD
3 18 (6.32%) MCSD
4 11 (3.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.33%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) ISO 8583
3 7 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Firmware
1 5 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.40%) KVM
3 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.05%) Puppet
1 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (8.07%) Oracle
2 10 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.81%) Telerik
4 7 (2.46%) Sun
4 7 (2.46%) HP
5 6 (2.11%) VMware
6 5 (1.75%) Epiphany
6 5 (1.75%) Cadence
6 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.75%) Red Gate
6 5 (1.75%) HubSpot
7 4 (1.40%) Facebook
7 4 (1.40%) Sybase
7 4 (1.40%) Perforce
8 3 (1.05%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.05%) NetApp
9 2 (0.70%) SAP
9 2 (0.70%) Quark
10 1 (0.35%) Brady
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