The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 27 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 37 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.94% 3.31% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 4.47% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 24
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
379 358 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.33% 73.97% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 291 325 314
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Scrum
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +11 12 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Blackpool - 9 £43,500 - 2
Burnley - 9 £70,000 - 1
Blackburn +5 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (44.74%) .NET
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.11%) HTML
3 32 (42.11%) CSS
4 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET
5 30 (39.47%) C#
6 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
7 28 (36.84%) Java
8 27 (35.53%) MVC
9 26 (34.21%) TDD
10 25 (32.89%) OO
11 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 22 (28.95%) J2EE
13 18 (23.68%) WPF
14 17 (22.37%) WCF
14 17 (22.37%) Web Development
15 16 (21.05%) Marketing
16 15 (19.74%) jQuery
17 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (17.11%) PHP
17 13 (17.11%) SQL
17 13 (17.11%) Web Services
18 12 (15.79%) MySQL
18 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
18 12 (15.79%) MVVM
19 11 (14.47%) REST
19 11 (14.47%) Kanban
19 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
19 11 (14.47%) C++
20 10 (13.16%) SOAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.21%) Apache
1 7 (9.21%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) ColdFusion
4 3 (3.95%) Node.js
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) DB2
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 8 (10.53%) NUnit
1 8 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (10.53%) Moq
2 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) MSTest
3 5 (6.58%) Subversion
4 4 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (21.05%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Java Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Lead Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
6 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Digital Project Manager
6 9 (11.84%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) .NET
2 32 (42.11%) HTML
2 32 (42.11%) CSS
3 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET
4 22 (28.95%) J2EE
5 18 (23.68%) WPF
6 17 (22.37%) WCF
7 15 (19.74%) jQuery
8 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (17.11%) Web Services
9 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.47%) REST
10 10 (13.16%) SOAP
11 9 (11.84%) Hibernate
11 9 (11.84%) Spring
11 9 (11.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (10.53%) WinForms
13 7 (9.21%) Unity DI Container
13 7 (9.21%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Digital Media
2 7 (9.21%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (9.21%) Xbox
3 6 (7.89%) Streaming Media
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) New Media
5 3 (3.95%) Tandem
6 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.63%) IVR
7 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Android
2 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) AIX
4 2 (2.63%) UNIX
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) MVC
3 26 (34.21%) TDD
4 25 (32.89%) OO
5 17 (22.37%) Web Development
6 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.79%) MVVM
7 11 (14.47%) Kanban
8 9 (11.84%) UML
9 8 (10.53%) BDD
10 7 (9.21%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
10 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.21%) Project Management
10 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.21%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.21%) OO PHP
11 6 (7.89%) Pair Programming
11 6 (7.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) C#
2 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.84%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) PHP
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) C++
6 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.89%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.89%) Ruby
7 6 (7.89%) C
8 5 (6.58%) XAML
9 4 (5.26%) Scala
10 3 (3.95%) VB
11 2 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle
1 9 (11.84%) Facebook
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
Preston
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Blackburn
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Burnley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Profit Share, Childcare etc.
Posted: 21 days ago