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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 44 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 24 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.84% 4.75% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 5.92% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 33
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £38,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
417 456 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.07% 80.28% 74.61%
Number of salaries quoted 349 412 321
Average salary £38,365 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -4 8 £60,000 +60.00%
Burnley - 6 £70,000 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £44,000 - 1
Blackburn +4 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Skelmersdale - 3 £37,500 - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) .NET
3 25 (43.86%) HTML
3 25 (43.86%) CSS
4 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
5 22 (38.60%) OO
5 22 (38.60%) C#
5 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
6 18 (31.58%) Java
6 18 (31.58%) SQL
6 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 18 (31.58%) MVC
6 18 (31.58%) Web Development
7 15 (26.32%) J2EE
7 15 (26.32%) User Experience
8 14 (24.56%) MVVM
8 14 (24.56%) WPF
9 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
10 11 (19.30%) WCF
10 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
10 11 (19.30%) Web Services
11 9 (15.79%) Marketing
11 9 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (15.79%) REST
11 9 (15.79%) Digital Media
11 9 (15.79%) Facebook
12 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.04%) jQuery
12 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
12 8 (14.04%) SOAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.28%) Node.js
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) ColdFusion
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.28%) Subversion
3 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.02%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.51%) Moq
4 2 (3.51%) MSTest
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.51%) Maven
4 2 (3.51%) NUnit
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.51%) JUnit
General
1 9 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 15 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.79%) Digital Project Manager
4 9 (15.79%) Agile Project Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) CSS
3 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
4 15 (26.32%) J2EE
5 14 (24.56%) WPF
6 11 (19.30%) WCF
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
6 11 (19.30%) Web Services
7 9 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (15.79%) REST
8 8 (14.04%) jQuery
8 8 (14.04%) SOAP
9 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (12.28%) Spring
9 7 (12.28%) Backbone.js
9 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.53%) CSS3
10 6 (10.53%) HTML5
10 6 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) User Experience
2 9 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.02%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.51%) Streaming Media
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) CentOS
1 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
1 2 (3.51%) AIX
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) OO
3 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 18 (31.58%) Web Development
4 14 (24.56%) MVVM
5 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.28%) TDD
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) OOD
9 5 (8.77%) Kanban
10 4 (7.02%) Content Management
10 4 (7.02%) Migration
11 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.26%) SEO
11 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.26%) BDD
12 2 (3.51%) Master Data Management
12 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) C#
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) XAML
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) COBOL
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) ABAP
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Facebook
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Google
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + bens
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