The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 39 36 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 267 288 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.52% 6.91% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 8.75% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 239 251 107
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3370 3293 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.36% 78.97% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2804 2535
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Scrum
North West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +11 28 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Bolton +12 27 £40,000 - 3
Cheadle 0 12 £45,000 +38.46%
Oldham +3 11 £32,500 -
Rochdale +4 6 £40,500 -
Salford -15 6 £51,250 +20.58%
Altrincham +9 5 £50,000 +66.66%
Wigan -5 3 £25,000 -25.37%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 288 (49.23%) C#
2 286 (48.89%) .NET
3 272 (46.50%) MVC
4 267 (45.64%) SQL Server
5 242 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
6 236 (40.34%) TDD
7 235 (40.17%) ASP.NET
8 206 (35.21%) SQL
9 155 (26.50%) HTML
10 135 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 133 (22.74%) Java
12 131 (22.39%) CSS
13 129 (22.05%) jQuery
14 120 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 120 (20.51%) XML
15 104 (17.78%) Finance
16 102 (17.44%) E-Commerce
17 99 (16.92%) Ajax
18 96 (16.41%) Oracle
19 95 (16.24%) WCF
20 86 (14.70%) Web Services
20 86 (14.70%) Web Development
21 85 (14.53%) OO
22 82 (14.02%) Pair Programming
22 82 (14.02%) Team Foundation Server
23 79 (13.50%) J2EE
24 77 (13.16%) Hibernate
25 74 (12.65%) Degree
26 71 (12.14%) Windows
27 69 (11.79%) Git (software)

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (4.79%) Tomcat
2 27 (4.62%) IIS
3 18 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.37%) Drupal
6 6 (1.03%) Apache
7 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.51%) Node.js
8 3 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.54%) HTTP
2 6 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) IPv4
4 1 (0.17%) IPv6
4 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (45.64%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.23%) MySQL
3 45 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (7.52%) DB2
5 24 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.71%) Big Data
12 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.03%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.51%) RavenDB
15 3 (0.51%) Redis
15 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 82 (14.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 45 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 44 (7.52%) Subversion
5 35 (5.98%) JUnit
6 25 (4.27%) Selenium
7 21 (3.59%) Eclipse
8 20 (3.42%) Jenkins
9 18 (3.08%) NUnit
10 16 (2.74%) Maven
11 14 (2.39%) Ant
11 14 (2.39%) Gerrit
11 14 (2.39%) PHPUnit
11 14 (2.39%) Mockito
12 8 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (1.37%) Moq
12 8 (1.37%) Rational Rose
13 7 (1.20%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.03%) QUnit
14 6 (1.03%) Jasmine
General
1 104 (17.78%) Finance
2 25 (4.27%) Retail
3 18 (3.08%) Marketing
4 8 (1.37%) Games
4 8 (1.37%) Automotive
5 7 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.68%) Military
6 4 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.68%) Music Industry
6 4 (0.68%) Legal
6 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.51%) Advertising
7 3 (0.51%) Law
8 2 (0.34%) Back Office
8 2 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 408 (69.74%) Developer
2 133 (22.74%) .NET Developer
3 110 (18.80%) Senior Developer
4 102 (17.44%) C# Developer
5 93 (15.90%) Java Developer
6 51 (8.72%) Analyst
7 41 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (6.84%) Software Developer
9 38 (6.50%) Senior C# Developer
10 35 (5.98%) Project Manager
11 33 (5.64%) Business Analyst
12 32 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (5.13%) PHP Developer
14 28 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (4.79%) .NET Software Developer
15 27 (4.62%) Lead Developer
16 25 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
17 24 (4.10%) Web Developer
18 22 (3.76%) Team Leader
19 20 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (48.89%) .NET
2 235 (40.17%) ASP.NET
3 155 (26.50%) HTML
4 131 (22.39%) CSS
5 129 (22.05%) jQuery
6 120 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 120 (20.51%) XML
7 99 (16.92%) Ajax
8 95 (16.24%) WCF
9 86 (14.70%) Web Services
10 79 (13.50%) J2EE
11 77 (13.16%) Hibernate
12 48 (8.21%) Spring
13 45 (7.69%) Servlets
14 44 (7.52%) HTML5
15 43 (7.35%) Stripes Framework
15 43 (7.35%) .NET Framework
16 41 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 33 (5.64%) WinForms
18 32 (5.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.05%) PMI
5 9 (1.54%) iPhone
6 8 (1.37%) RIA
6 8 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.03%) Open Source
9 4 (0.68%) iPad
9 4 (0.68%) EMV
9 4 (0.68%) W3C
9 4 (0.68%) APACS
9 4 (0.68%) Informatics
9 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.51%) LIMS
10 3 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.14%) Windows
2 45 (7.69%) Linux
3 25 (4.27%) Apple iOS
4 24 (4.10%) Android
5 22 (3.76%) UNIX
6 15 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (46.50%) MVC
2 242 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (40.34%) TDD
4 102 (17.44%) E-Commerce
5 86 (14.70%) Web Development
6 85 (14.53%) OO
7 82 (14.02%) Pair Programming
8 61 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 49 (8.38%) Kanban
10 41 (7.01%) Software Engineering
11 37 (6.32%) OOP
12 36 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (5.98%) RUP
14 34 (5.81%) Project Management
15 29 (4.96%) PRINCE2
16 28 (4.79%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.79%) BDD
17 25 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
18 24 (4.10%) Web Application Development
19 23 (3.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 288 (49.23%) C#
2 206 (35.21%) SQL
3 135 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 133 (22.74%) Java
5 51 (8.72%) PHP
6 44 (7.52%) VB.NET
7 30 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 27 (4.62%) Ruby
9 25 (4.27%) PHP5
10 17 (2.91%) XPath
11 13 (2.22%) C++
12 11 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.88%) ActionScript
13 10 (1.71%) C
13 10 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.85%) Python
16 5 (0.85%) VB
17 4 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (12.65%) Degree
2 23 (3.93%) ISEB
3 18 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.74%) MCP
5 14 (2.39%) HND
6 13 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 13 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.54%) PMP
9 8 (1.37%) MCSE
9 8 (1.37%) MCAD
9 8 (1.37%) MCSD
9 8 (1.37%) MCTS
10 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) MCSA
11 2 (0.34%) RHCE
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.39%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 96 (16.41%) Oracle
2 64 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 45 (7.69%) Sybase
4 35 (5.98%) Zend
5 9 (1.54%) HP
6 6 (1.03%) VMware
6 6 (1.03%) Google
6 6 (1.03%) IBM
7 5 (0.85%) Symbian
7 5 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.68%) Adobe
9 3 (0.51%) SAP
9 3 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.34%) Symantec
10 2 (0.34%) Intel
10 2 (0.34%) JBoss
10 2 (0.34%) Twitter
11 1 (0.17%) Tableau
11 1 (0.17%) OpenTV
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum + Holidays + Employee Discount
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Ventures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 21 days ago