The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.72% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
Scrum
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 283 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.22% 82.51% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 112 219 90
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Scrum
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Halifax

Scrum
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Firebug
4 1 (20.00%) Fiddler

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Firebug
1 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA