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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - - 36
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
177 133 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.24% 72.68% 72.05%
Number of salaries quoted 154 104 140
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA