The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 36 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 250 329 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.97% 8.85% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 11.03% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 232 295 212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3435 2984 3430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 80.30% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2551 3058
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Manchester

Scrum
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Stockport +3 31 £38,500 -1.91% 6
Bolton +17 17 £49,000 +50.76% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 12 £47,500 -
Altrincham 0 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Cheadle +10 5 £32,500 -4.41%
Salford -4 5 £35,000 -15.15%
Wigan -17 1 £37,500 +30.43%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 529 (93.46%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (52.47%) .NET
3 296 (52.30%) C#
4 232 (40.99%) MVC
5 221 (39.05%) ASP.NET
6 207 (36.57%) HTML
7 198 (34.98%) TDD
8 191 (33.75%) CSS
9 176 (31.10%) JavaScript
10 175 (30.92%) SQL
11 174 (30.74%) SQL Server
12 145 (25.62%) Java
13 120 (21.20%) jQuery
14 108 (19.08%) Degree
15 106 (18.73%) Microsoft
16 103 (18.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 97 (17.14%) Web Services
18 88 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
19 84 (14.84%) Software Engineering
20 76 (13.43%) E-Commerce
21 73 (12.90%) Unit Testing
22 72 (12.72%) SOAP
23 71 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
24 69 (12.19%) BDD
25 65 (11.48%) Windows
26 64 (11.31%) XML
26 64 (11.31%) Domain-Driven Design
26 64 (11.31%) HTML5
27 63 (11.13%) Oracle
27 63 (11.13%) LINQ

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.06%) IIS
3 19 (3.36%) CMS
3 19 (3.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (2.30%) Apache
5 12 (2.12%) WordPress
6 11 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.41%) Confluence
9 7 (1.24%) JBoss
10 6 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.06%) Node.js
11 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.53%) SAS
13 1 (0.18%) FileNet
13 1 (0.18%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.53%) MS Office
3 17 (3.00%) Photoshop
3 17 (3.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.59%) Tridion
2 8 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.24%) Magento
4 5 (0.88%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.88%) SaaS
3 4 (0.71%) PaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.36%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) Internet
3 5 (0.88%) AMQP
4 4 (0.71%) Firewall
4 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.54%) MySQL
3 29 (5.12%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.30%) RavenDB
8 12 (2.12%) DB2
9 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.24%) Big Data
10 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.53%) SQLite
12 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.53%) OLTP
12 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (8.83%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.18%) Selenium
4 31 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 30 (5.30%) JUnit
6 28 (4.95%) Eclipse
7 26 (4.59%) JIRA
8 21 (3.71%) NUnit
8 21 (3.71%) Subversion
9 19 (3.36%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.47%) Jenkins
11 12 (2.12%) Gradle
11 12 (2.12%) ReSharper
12 11 (1.94%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.94%) Grunt
13 10 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 8 (1.41%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.41%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 51 (9.01%) Finance
2 26 (4.59%) Retail
3 25 (4.42%) Automotive
4 23 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.30%) Advertising
6 10 (1.77%) Games
7 9 (1.59%) Publishing
7 9 (1.59%) Marketing
8 5 (0.88%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Electronics
10 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.53%) German Language
10 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.53%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.35%) Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 356 (62.90%) Developer
2 116 (20.49%) Senior Developer
3 104 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 87 (15.37%) Java Developer
5 81 (14.31%) C# Developer
6 65 (11.48%) Analyst
7 37 (6.54%) Project Manager
8 33 (5.83%) Business Analyst
8 33 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (5.65%) Web Developer
10 31 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 31 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (5.30%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (4.77%) Team Leader
13 26 (4.59%) Test Analyst
14 25 (4.42%) Development Manager
15 23 (4.06%) ScrumMaster
16 22 (3.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (52.47%) .NET
2 221 (39.05%) ASP.NET
3 207 (36.57%) HTML
4 191 (33.75%) CSS
5 120 (21.20%) jQuery
6 103 (18.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (17.14%) Web Services
8 72 (12.72%) SOAP
9 64 (11.31%) XML
9 64 (11.31%) HTML5
10 63 (11.13%) LINQ
11 62 (10.95%) J2EE
12 56 (9.89%) Spring
13 55 (9.72%) .NET Framework
14 54 (9.54%) Hibernate
15 52 (9.19%) JSON
15 52 (9.19%) Backbone.js
16 46 (8.13%) Sass
16 46 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 43 (7.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.18%) N-Tier
2 34 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.18%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.47%) User Experience
5 14 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.41%) Open Source
7 7 (1.24%) iPhone
8 5 (0.88%) Telematics
8 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.88%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.71%) W3C
10 3 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.53%) EMV
10 3 (0.53%) APACS
10 3 (0.53%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.35%) Statistics
11 2 (0.35%) Informatics
11 2 (0.35%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.48%) Windows
2 48 (8.48%) Linux
3 37 (6.54%) Android
4 33 (5.83%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.06%) UNIX
5 6 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.18%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (93.46%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (40.99%) MVC
3 198 (34.98%) TDD
4 88 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (14.84%) Software Engineering
6 76 (13.43%) E-Commerce
7 73 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 69 (12.19%) BDD
9 64 (11.31%) Domain-Driven Design
10 59 (10.42%) Coaching
11 54 (9.54%) OOP
12 51 (9.01%) Web Development
13 50 (8.83%) OO
14 47 (8.30%) Project Management
15 46 (8.13%) Kanban
16 43 (7.60%) Mentoring
17 42 (7.42%) SOA
18 31 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
19 29 (5.12%) Automated Testing
20 27 (4.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (52.30%) C#
2 176 (31.10%) JavaScript
3 175 (30.92%) SQL
4 145 (25.62%) Java
5 39 (6.89%) PHP
6 27 (4.77%) C++
7 19 (3.36%) Ruby
8 11 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.77%) C
9 10 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.41%) VB
10 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.06%) Scala
12 5 (0.88%) Delphi
12 5 (0.88%) Python
12 5 (0.88%) PHP5
12 5 (0.88%) PHP4
13 4 (0.71%) Groovy
13 4 (0.71%) Clojure
14 3 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (19.08%) Degree
2 18 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.30%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.94%) ISEB
5 10 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.53%) MCSE
7 3 (0.53%) MCP
8 2 (0.35%) CBAP
9 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.95%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.71%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 106 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.13%) Oracle
3 24 (4.24%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.12%) HP
5 11 (1.94%) SAP
6 10 (1.77%) Sybase
6 10 (1.77%) Google
7 9 (1.59%) hybris
7 9 (1.59%) EPiServer
8 8 (1.41%) Wonderware
8 8 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.24%) VMware
9 7 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.88%) Sage
11 5 (0.88%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.53%) Apple
13 2 (0.35%) Adobe
13 2 (0.35%) Zend
13 2 (0.35%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, 26 Days Holiday etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
John Crane (Smiths Group)
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago