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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 23 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.83% 8.53% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 10.25% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 8
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
417 361 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.61% 83.18% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 366 309 310
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Blackburn -8 10 £39,000 +5.40%
Blackpool - 6 £40,000 -
Preston -4 4 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Accrington - 1 £38,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 16 (50.00%) MVC
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (34.38%) WCF
8 10 (31.25%) LINQ
8 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) TDD
9 9 (28.13%) NUnit
9 9 (28.13%) Kanban
9 9 (28.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (28.13%) Moq
9 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
10 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) Marketing
12 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (15.63%) Spring.NET
13 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (15.63%) MSTest
13 5 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (15.63%) MVVM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) NUnit
1 9 (28.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (28.13%) Moq
2 5 (15.63%) MSTest
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Graduate
6 4 (12.50%) Junior
7 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (34.38%) WCF
5 10 (31.25%) LINQ
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) Spring.NET
7 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (15.63%) Ninject
7 5 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) WPF
8 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) CSS
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (3.13%) CSS3
11 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.50%) Tandem
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Kanban
3 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
4 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (15.63%) MVVM
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) XAML
5 3 (9.38%) COBOL
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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