The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 51 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.20% 3.51% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 4.27% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 16
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Scrum
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
430 398 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.83% 82.06% 74.94%
Number of salaries quoted 371 331 301
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Lancashire

Scrum
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +1 6 £42,000 +55.55% 1
Accrington - 2 £38,500 - 1
Blackburn -3 1 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Preston -14 1 £37,500 -15.73%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) .NET
3 19 (54.29%) C#
3 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (54.29%) MVC
4 17 (48.57%) SQL
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (34.29%) WCF
6 12 (34.29%) MVVM
7 11 (31.43%) HTML
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 10 (28.57%) Web Development
8 10 (28.57%) WPF
8 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (22.86%) OO
9 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.00%) Java
10 7 (20.00%) XAML
10 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Node.js
10 7 (20.00%) Backbone.js
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) LINQ
10 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.14%) User Experience
11 6 (17.14%) Kanban
11 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) J2EE

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) MSTest
2 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.57%) Moq
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) WCF
4 11 (31.43%) HTML
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) WPF
5 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.00%) LINQ
6 7 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 5 (14.29%) REST
8 4 (11.43%) CSS3
8 4 (11.43%) HTML5
8 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 4 (11.43%) JSON
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Graphic Design
3 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) MVVM
4 10 (28.57%) Web Development
5 8 (22.86%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) Content Management
9 3 (8.57%) OOD
9 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
9 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.71%) Migration
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) XAML
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) VBScript
6 2 (5.71%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) ABAP
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Facebook
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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