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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 28 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 283 274 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.47% 6.83% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 8.18% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 264 248 219
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3120 3350 3140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.37% 83.56% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 2782 2691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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
Bolton +12 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Salford +13 16 £48,125 +13.23% 2
Rochdale +2 13 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Cheadle +5 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Altrincham +1 9 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Stockport -14 8 £36,000 -15.29% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £30,000 -
Sale - 1 £55,000 - 2
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 503 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (62.85%) .NET
3 320 (60.04%) C#
4 237 (44.47%) MVC
5 234 (43.90%) ASP.NET
6 218 (40.90%) TDD
7 209 (39.21%) HTML
8 193 (36.21%) SQL
9 190 (35.65%) CSS
10 186 (34.90%) JavaScript
11 165 (30.96%) SQL Server
12 143 (26.83%) Degree
13 142 (26.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 129 (24.20%) jQuery
15 125 (23.45%) Java
16 107 (20.08%) Software Engineering
17 102 (19.14%) Microsoft
18 89 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
19 82 (15.38%) HTML5
20 80 (15.01%) .NET Framework
21 78 (14.63%) Web Services
22 77 (14.45%) BDD
23 76 (14.26%) Windows
23 76 (14.26%) Team Foundation Server
24 72 (13.51%) OO
25 65 (12.20%) Project Management
25 65 (12.20%) Kanban
26 64 (12.01%) XML
27 63 (11.82%) JSON
28 61 (11.44%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 27 (5.07%) CMS
2 20 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (3.38%) IIS
5 11 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.06%) WordPress
6 9 (1.69%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.69%) JBoss
6 9 (1.69%) Apache
7 6 (1.13%) Node.js
8 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.56%) Confluence
10 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.38%) Drupal
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.19%) MS Project
3 11 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.19%) Tridion
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.94%) GitHub
4 3 (0.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.26%) HTTP
2 16 (3.00%) Internet
3 5 (0.94%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (30.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.07%) MySQL
4 15 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.13%) Big Data
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.75%) SQLite
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.38%) DB2
12 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.38%) OLTP
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (14.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (9.38%) Selenium
3 40 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 34 (6.38%) JIRA
4 34 (6.38%) NUnit
5 24 (4.50%) Subversion
6 20 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.75%) Visual Studio
7 17 (3.19%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.44%) Moq
9 13 (2.44%) JUnit
10 11 (2.06%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.88%) Maven
11 10 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.69%) Grunt
12 9 (1.69%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.50%) MSTest
13 8 (1.50%) Xcode
14 5 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (11.44%) Finance
2 14 (2.63%) Advertising
2 14 (2.63%) Retail
3 11 (2.06%) Marketing
4 10 (1.88%) Games
5 9 (1.69%) Automotive
6 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.13%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.75%) Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 331 (62.10%) Developer
2 107 (20.08%) .NET Developer
3 93 (17.45%) C# Developer
4 81 (15.20%) Senior Developer
5 54 (10.13%) Analyst
6 49 (9.19%) Java Developer
7 47 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (8.26%) Project Manager
9 39 (7.32%) Development Manager
10 31 (5.82%) Test Analyst
11 30 (5.63%) Web Developer
11 30 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 25 (4.69%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.32%) Software Developer
14 23 (4.32%) Team Leader
14 23 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (3.94%) Agile C# Developer
16 20 (3.75%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (62.85%) .NET
2 234 (43.90%) ASP.NET
3 209 (39.21%) HTML
4 190 (35.65%) CSS
5 142 (26.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 129 (24.20%) jQuery
7 82 (15.38%) HTML5
8 80 (15.01%) .NET Framework
9 78 (14.63%) Web Services
10 64 (12.01%) XML
11 63 (11.82%) JSON
12 60 (11.26%) SOAP
13 56 (10.51%) CSS3
14 54 (10.13%) WCF
15 49 (9.19%) LINQ
15 49 (9.19%) AngularJS
16 47 (8.82%) Sass
17 46 (8.63%) Spring
18 43 (8.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 38 (7.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 39 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.07%) Inversion of Control
4 21 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.19%) User Experience
6 14 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.88%) NHS
8 6 (1.13%) Informatics
9 5 (0.94%) Telematics
10 3 (0.56%) iPad
11 2 (0.38%) Open Source
11 2 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.38%) iPhone
11 2 (0.38%) LIMS
11 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.19%) Handset
12 1 (0.19%) Statistics
12 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.26%) Windows
2 52 (9.76%) Android
2 52 (9.76%) Apple iOS
3 39 (7.32%) Linux
4 10 (1.88%) UNIX
5 3 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (44.47%) MVC
3 218 (40.90%) TDD
4 107 (20.08%) Software Engineering
5 89 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (14.45%) BDD
7 72 (13.51%) OO
8 65 (12.20%) Project Management
8 65 (12.20%) Kanban
9 60 (11.26%) Web Development
10 59 (11.07%) Unit Testing
11 50 (9.38%) Coaching
12 49 (9.19%) Mentoring
13 47 (8.82%) SOA
14 45 (8.44%) Domain-Driven Design
15 43 (8.07%) E-Commerce
16 41 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
17 38 (7.13%) PRINCE2
18 36 (6.75%) Technical Architecture
19 35 (6.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 320 (60.04%) C#
2 193 (36.21%) SQL
3 186 (34.90%) JavaScript
4 125 (23.45%) Java
5 37 (6.94%) PHP
6 31 (5.82%) C++
7 17 (3.19%) Ruby
8 15 (2.81%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.88%) C
10 7 (1.31%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.31%) VBA
10 7 (1.31%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.13%) VB
11 6 (1.13%) PHP5
12 4 (0.75%) Scala
12 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.56%) F#
14 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.38%) XPath
14 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (26.83%) Degree
2 25 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.50%) PMP
4 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.75%) ISEB
7 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.75%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.75%) Kibana
3 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 102 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.26%) Oracle
3 25 (4.69%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.25%) DevExpress
5 10 (1.88%) SAP
5 10 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.69%) Google
7 7 (1.31%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.13%) Twitter
9 5 (0.94%) Wonderware
10 4 (0.75%) Facebook
11 3 (0.56%) VMware
11 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.56%) Sybase
12 2 (0.38%) HP
12 2 (0.38%) hybris
12 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.19%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
@ITS
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £50,000.00 - £60,000.00 + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits listed in advert
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus, Perks
Posted: 7 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago