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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 57 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.83% 6.22% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 7.96% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 14
Average salary £39,000 £50,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.77% +44.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
420 314 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.19% 78.11% 77.35%
Number of salaries quoted 347 246 336
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 2 £33,500 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Burnley -7 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Preston -9 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Blackburn -16 1 £35,000 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) .NET
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
4 18 (54.55%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 16 (48.48%) MVC
5 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (36.36%) Kanban
6 12 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 11 (33.33%) NUnit
7 11 (33.33%) WCF
7 11 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (30.30%) Moq
8 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (30.30%) Java
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) LINQ
10 7 (21.21%) Marketing
10 7 (21.21%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (21.21%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) Ninject
11 6 (18.18%) MSTest
11 6 (18.18%) BDD
11 6 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (18.18%) Spring.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) JasperReports
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) NUnit
1 11 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (30.30%) Moq
3 6 (18.18%) MSTest
4 4 (12.12%) Selenium
5 2 (6.06%) CruiseControl
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Graduate
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (33.33%) WCF
5 9 (27.27%) LINQ
6 7 (21.21%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (18.18%) Ninject
7 6 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (18.18%) Spring.NET
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.15%) NHibernate
9 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 2 (6.06%) WPF
10 2 (6.06%) Ajax
10 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.06%) REST
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (6.06%) HTML
10 2 (6.06%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.12%) Tandem
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) MVC
3 12 (36.36%) Kanban
3 12 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 12 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) Product Management
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) WFM
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) MVVM
8 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) COBOL
6 2 (6.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle