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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 32 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 37 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.43% 4.55% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 5.90% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 35
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £38,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
412 390 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.73% 77.23% 71.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 349 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
Preston 0 11 £60,000 +55.84% 1
Blackpool - 8 £43,750 -
Burnley - 8 £70,000 - 1
Blackburn 0 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) .NET
3 28 (43.08%) HTML
3 28 (43.08%) CSS
4 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (38.46%) Java
5 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 25 (38.46%) C#
6 21 (32.31%) OO
7 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 19 (29.23%) J2EE
8 19 (29.23%) MVC
9 18 (27.69%) TDD
10 17 (26.15%) Web Development
11 16 (24.62%) SQL
12 14 (21.54%) WPF
13 13 (20.00%) WCF
13 13 (20.00%) Web Services
13 13 (20.00%) MVVM
14 11 (16.92%) REST
14 11 (16.92%) C++
14 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
14 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.38%) SOAP
16 9 (13.85%) Spring
16 9 (13.85%) Marketing
16 9 (13.85%) CSS3
16 9 (13.85%) HTML5
16 9 (13.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (9.23%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) ColdFusion
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.77%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) NUnit
3 5 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.69%) Moq
3 5 (7.69%) MSTest
4 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.15%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
General
1 9 (13.85%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Java Developer
2 17 (26.15%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Digital Project Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Agile Project Manager
5 8 (12.31%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
2 28 (43.08%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) CSS
3 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (29.23%) J2EE
5 14 (21.54%) WPF
6 13 (20.00%) WCF
6 13 (20.00%) Web Services
7 11 (16.92%) REST
7 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
8 10 (15.38%) SOAP
9 9 (13.85%) Spring
9 9 (13.85%) CSS3
9 9 (13.85%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (12.31%) jQuery
11 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.77%) RESTful
12 6 (9.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Digital Media
2 6 (9.23%) Streaming Media
3 5 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) New Media
6 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
1 6 (9.23%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) CentOS
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.08%) AIX
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) OO
3 19 (29.23%) MVC
4 18 (27.69%) TDD
5 17 (26.15%) Web Development
6 13 (20.00%) MVVM
7 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.31%) Kanban
9 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
10 6 (9.23%) Pair Programming
10 6 (9.23%) OOD
10 6 (9.23%) OOP
11 5 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.69%) BDD
11 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (6.15%) Migration
12 4 (6.15%) UML
13 3 (4.62%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) Java
1 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 25 (38.46%) C#
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) C++
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby
4 6 (9.23%) Objective-C
4 6 (9.23%) C
5 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.15%) XAML
7 3 (4.62%) VB
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
8 2 (3.08%) COBOL
8 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Facebook
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Google
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