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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 267 271 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.98% 7.19% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 8.64% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 251 246 215
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
3141 3137 3054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.14% 83.25% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2655 2672 2602
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
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 5 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 5 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 +11 28 £45,000 +24.13% 7
Salford +10 13 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cheadle +6 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Rochdale +1 10 £45,000 +27.65% 3
Stockport -13 10 £39,250 -12.77% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £30,000 -
Altrincham +2 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 498 (92.91%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (61.94%) .NET
3 320 (59.70%) C#
4 237 (44.22%) ASP.NET
5 228 (42.54%) MVC
6 203 (37.87%) TDD
6 203 (37.87%) HTML
7 194 (36.19%) SQL
8 187 (34.89%) CSS
9 176 (32.84%) JavaScript
10 159 (29.66%) SQL Server
11 135 (25.19%) Degree
12 133 (24.81%) Java
13 132 (24.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 121 (22.57%) jQuery
15 107 (19.96%) Microsoft
16 102 (19.03%) Software Engineering
17 82 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (14.93%) .NET Framework
19 79 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
20 76 (14.18%) BDD
21 74 (13.81%) HTML5
21 74 (13.81%) Web Services
21 74 (13.81%) Windows
22 67 (12.50%) SOAP
23 65 (12.13%) XML
23 65 (12.13%) Unit Testing
24 62 (11.57%) JSON
24 62 (11.57%) Finance
25 57 (10.63%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 25 (4.66%) CMS
2 20 (3.73%) IIS
2 20 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (2.24%) WordPress
5 10 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.68%) Apache
7 8 (1.49%) JBoss
8 7 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.12%) Node.js
10 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.37%) Drupal
11 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.37%) Confluence
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.17%) MS Project
3 12 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Tridion
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) GitHub
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.40%) HTTP
2 16 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.37%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.85%) MySQL
4 18 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.93%) Big Data
9 4 (0.75%) SQLite
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.56%) DB2
10 3 (0.56%) OLTP
11 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (8.40%) Selenium
3 38 (7.09%) Git (software)
4 32 (5.97%) JIRA
5 26 (4.85%) Subversion
6 24 (4.48%) NUnit
7 21 (3.92%) TeamCity
8 17 (3.17%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.61%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.43%) JUnit
10 13 (2.43%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.87%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.87%) Grunt
11 10 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.49%) Moq
12 8 (1.49%) Xcode
13 6 (1.12%) Maven
14 5 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.93%) MSTest
14 5 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 62 (11.57%) Finance
2 17 (3.17%) Retail
3 16 (2.99%) Advertising
4 12 (2.24%) Automotive
5 11 (2.05%) Marketing
6 8 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.31%) Games
8 6 (1.12%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.75%) Publishing
10 3 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 323 (60.26%) Developer
2 104 (19.40%) .NET Developer
3 91 (16.98%) C# Developer
4 87 (16.23%) Senior Developer
5 59 (11.01%) Analyst
6 55 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 47 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (7.46%) Development Manager
9 38 (7.09%) Project Manager
10 34 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (6.16%) Web Developer
12 32 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (5.22%) Test Analyst
14 27 (5.04%) Software Engineer
14 27 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
15 26 (4.85%) Team Leader
16 25 (4.66%) Business Analyst
17 24 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
18 20 (3.73%) Software Manager
18 20 (3.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (61.94%) .NET
2 237 (44.22%) ASP.NET
3 203 (37.87%) HTML
4 187 (34.89%) CSS
5 132 (24.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 121 (22.57%) jQuery
7 80 (14.93%) .NET Framework
8 74 (13.81%) Web Services
8 74 (13.81%) HTML5
9 67 (12.50%) SOAP
10 65 (12.13%) XML
11 62 (11.57%) JSON
12 51 (9.51%) CSS3
13 47 (8.77%) Sass
14 46 (8.58%) LINQ
15 45 (8.40%) Spring
16 44 (8.21%) WCF
17 42 (7.84%) J2EE
17 42 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 41 (7.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.84%) N-Tier
2 39 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 35 (6.53%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.66%) Inversion of Control
5 21 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.99%) User Experience
7 13 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.12%) NHS
9 5 (0.93%) Informatics
9 5 (0.93%) Telematics
10 3 (0.56%) Open Source
10 3 (0.56%) Statistics
11 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.37%) iPhone
11 2 (0.37%) LIMS
11 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.37%) iPad
12 1 (0.19%) Social Media
12 1 (0.19%) Handset
12 1 (0.19%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.81%) Windows
2 46 (8.58%) Android
2 46 (8.58%) Apple iOS
3 39 (7.28%) Linux
4 12 (2.24%) UNIX
5 3 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (92.91%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (42.54%) MVC
3 203 (37.87%) TDD
4 102 (19.03%) Software Engineering
5 82 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (14.18%) BDD
7 65 (12.13%) Unit Testing
8 57 (10.63%) Web Development
8 57 (10.63%) OO
8 57 (10.63%) Kanban
9 56 (10.45%) Coaching
9 56 (10.45%) Project Management
10 51 (9.51%) E-Commerce
11 49 (9.14%) SOA
11 49 (9.14%) Mentoring
11 49 (9.14%) Domain-Driven Design
12 39 (7.28%) Dependency Injection
13 37 (6.90%) OOP
13 37 (6.90%) Automated Testing
14 35 (6.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 320 (59.70%) C#
2 194 (36.19%) SQL
3 176 (32.84%) JavaScript
4 133 (24.81%) Java
5 36 (6.72%) PHP
6 35 (6.53%) C++
7 15 (2.80%) Ruby
8 14 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.05%) C
10 9 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.31%) VBA
11 7 (1.31%) VB
11 7 (1.31%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.75%) Scala
13 3 (0.56%) PHP5
14 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.37%) Python
15 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.19%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 135 (25.19%) Degree
2 22 (4.10%) VCP4
3 21 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 17 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.49%) PMP
5 8 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.49%) ISEB
6 7 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.16%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.75%) Kibana
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 107 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.46%) Oracle
3 24 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.24%) DevExpress
5 10 (1.87%) SAP
5 10 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.49%) Google
7 7 (1.31%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.12%) Twitter
9 5 (0.93%) Wonderware
10 4 (0.75%) Facebook
11 3 (0.56%) VMware
11 3 (0.56%) Sybase
11 3 (0.56%) HP
11 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.37%) hybris
12 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.37%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.19%) Capita
13 1 (0.19%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Salary: PA
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum Depending on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago