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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 31 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 31 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.11% 7.54% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 9.07% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
414 419 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.66% 83.13% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 341 340 363
Average salary £35,000 £38,365 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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
Preston +6 15 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Blackburn -5 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Accrington -1 3 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (77.27%) .NET
1 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 33 (75.00%) C#
2 33 (75.00%) MVC
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (65.91%) TDD
4 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (63.64%) Web Application Development
4 28 (63.64%) Kanban
5 27 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (61.36%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 17 (38.64%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (36.36%) BDD
8 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.09%) Games
9 15 (34.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (34.09%) WCF
9 15 (34.09%) RESTful
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (29.55%) Castle Windsor
10 13 (29.55%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (29.55%) NUnit
11 12 (27.27%) Moq
11 12 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (27.27%) MSTest
11 12 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (27.27%) Ninject
11 12 (27.27%) Spring.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) JasperReports
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) NUnit
1 13 (29.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (27.27%) Moq
2 12 (27.27%) MSTest
3 3 (6.82%) CruiseControl
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.82%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (34.09%) Games
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 31 (70.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (40.91%) AngularJS
4 17 (38.64%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (34.09%) RESTful
5 15 (34.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (34.09%) WCF
6 13 (29.55%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (27.27%) Ninject
7 12 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
7 12 (27.27%) Spring.NET
8 3 (6.82%) LINQ
8 3 (6.82%) SOAP
8 3 (6.82%) Web Services
8 3 (6.82%) REST
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
9 2 (4.55%) CSS
9 2 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) MVC
2 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 28 (63.64%) Kanban
3 28 (63.64%) Web Application Development
3 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (61.36%) Dependency Injection
4 27 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (36.36%) BDD
6 6 (13.64%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.82%) B2B
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) WFM
9 3 (6.82%) Product Management
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
10 2 (4.55%) Coaching
10 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) New Relic
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago