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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 47 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.17% 5.14% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 6.09% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 11
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
437 394 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.53% 84.37% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 382 336 321
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Blackburn - 6 £39,000 - 2
Accrington - 2 £38,500 -
Preston -11 1 £27,500 -52.17% 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) .NET
3 17 (54.84%) C#
3 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
4 15 (48.39%) MVC
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (32.26%) WCF
9 8 (25.81%) MVVM
10 7 (22.58%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) CSS
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) NUnit
11 6 (19.35%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (19.35%) Moq
11 6 (19.35%) Kanban
11 6 (19.35%) LINQ
11 6 (19.35%) Web Application Development
11 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 5 (16.13%) Spring.NET
12 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (16.13%) Ninject
12 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) NUnit
1 6 (19.35%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (19.35%) Moq
2 5 (16.13%) MSTest
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (32.26%) WCF
5 6 (19.35%) LINQ
5 6 (19.35%) CSS
5 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
6 5 (16.13%) Spring.NET
6 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (16.13%) Ninject
6 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (12.90%) CSS3
7 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
7 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) RESTful
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 4 (12.90%) WPF
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) MVVM
4 6 (19.35%) Kanban
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) XAML
6 3 (9.68%) COBOL
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VBScript
7 2 (6.45%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) ABAP
8 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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