The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 52 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.72% 13.76% 8.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 16.25% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 52 31
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Scrum
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
385 320 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 82.97% 84.66% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 327 287 281
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leicester region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Leicester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Leicester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (69.57%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 22 (47.83%) E-Commerce
4 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
5 20 (43.48%) HTML
6 19 (41.30%) XML
6 19 (41.30%) MVC
6 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (39.13%) XHTML
8 17 (36.96%) CSS
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
9 16 (34.78%) UML
10 15 (32.61%) Java
10 15 (32.61%) jQuery
10 15 (32.61%) Extreme Programming
11 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (30.43%) Ajax
11 14 (30.43%) J2EE
11 14 (30.43%) XSLT
12 13 (28.26%) Internet
12 13 (28.26%) RESTful
13 12 (26.09%) HTML5
13 12 (26.09%) CSS3
13 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (23.91%) Web Accessibility
14 11 (23.91%) NUnit
14 11 (23.91%) Retail

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) NUnit
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Ant
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
3 5 (10.87%) MSTest
3 5 (10.87%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (10.87%) Moq
4 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.52%) TestPartner
General
1 11 (23.91%) Retail
1 11 (23.91%) Marketing
2 6 (13.04%) Back Office
2 6 (13.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Web Developer
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Development Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) XML
4 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (39.13%) XHTML
6 17 (36.96%) CSS
7 15 (32.61%) jQuery
8 14 (30.43%) Ajax
8 14 (30.43%) J2EE
8 14 (30.43%) XSLT
9 13 (28.26%) RESTful
10 12 (26.09%) HTML5
10 12 (26.09%) CSS3
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 10 (21.74%) Java EE
12 7 (15.22%) WCF
13 6 (13.04%) JSON
14 5 (10.87%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (10.87%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) W3C
3 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) E-Commerce
2 19 (41.30%) MVC
3 16 (34.78%) UML
4 15 (32.61%) Extreme Programming
5 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) OWASP
6 11 (23.91%) Web Accessibility
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (21.74%) Project Management
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 7 (15.22%) CRM
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (10.87%) Web Application Development
10 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) RUP
11 3 (6.52%) SOA
11 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) ATG
3 6 (13.04%) Intershop
3 6 (13.04%) hybris
3 6 (13.04%) Demandware
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss