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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 22 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 307 304 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.57% 7.60% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 9.13% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 282 233 182
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £51,500 £46,500
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
3123 3330 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.16% 83.23% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2693 2850
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Stockport +20 25 £39,750 +13.57% 3
Rochdale +5 14 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Altrincham +12 11 £41,750 -16.50% 1
Bolton 0 9 £45,000 - 5
Wigan +6 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Salford -2 4 £42,500 -23.42%
Cheadle -6 3 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Oldham -3 1 £30,500 - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 559 (97.39%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (51.39%) .NET
3 283 (49.30%) C#
4 214 (37.28%) JavaScript
4 214 (37.28%) TDD
5 209 (36.41%) HTML
6 205 (35.71%) MVC
7 201 (35.02%) ASP.NET
8 182 (31.71%) CSS
9 170 (29.62%) SQL Server
10 152 (26.48%) SQL
11 126 (21.95%) Java
12 122 (21.25%) Degree
13 119 (20.73%) jQuery
14 118 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 114 (19.86%) Software Engineering
16 106 (18.47%) Kanban
17 105 (18.29%) OO
18 100 (17.42%) Web Services
19 94 (16.38%) BDD
19 94 (16.38%) WCF
20 92 (16.03%) Project Management
21 86 (14.98%) Finance
22 82 (14.29%) HTML5
23 78 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
24 75 (13.07%) Microsoft
25 74 (12.89%) SDLC
26 67 (11.67%) Windows
27 65 (11.32%) MySQL
28 62 (10.80%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (4.53%) CMS
2 20 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.31%) Apache
4 18 (3.14%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.79%) IIS
6 13 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.39%) JBoss
8 7 (1.22%) Node.js
9 6 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.52%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.52%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.52%) Immediacy CMS
12 3 (0.52%) WordPress
13 2 (0.35%) Kentico
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.14%) MS Project
3 17 (2.96%) MS Office
4 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.52%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Magento
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.52%) Tridion
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.09%) Route 53
2 12 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (0.87%) GitHub
4 4 (0.70%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.83%) VPN
2 19 (3.31%) HTTP
3 13 (2.26%) Internet
4 12 (2.09%) OpenVPN
4 12 (2.09%) PPTP
4 12 (2.09%) IPsec
5 10 (1.74%) Network Security
5 10 (1.74%) Broadband
6 4 (0.70%) GSM
6 4 (0.70%) PBX
6 4 (0.70%) PSTN
7 3 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.52%) Extranet
8 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (29.62%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.32%) MySQL
3 32 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.22%) Big Data
8 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.70%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.70%) DTS
11 3 (0.52%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (10.63%) NUnit
1 61 (10.63%) Selenium
2 46 (8.01%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (5.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (4.70%) JIRA
5 26 (4.53%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.18%) MSTest
7 20 (3.48%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.96%) Subversion
9 15 (2.61%) Moq
10 13 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.92%) Maven
11 11 (1.92%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.74%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.57%) JUnit
14 8 (1.39%) Xcode
14 8 (1.39%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.05%) Gerrit
15 6 (1.05%) HP UFT
General
1 86 (14.98%) Finance
2 24 (4.18%) Legal
3 23 (4.01%) Retail
4 21 (3.66%) Advertising
5 14 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.92%) Banking
7 10 (1.74%) Games
8 9 (1.57%) Marketing
8 9 (1.57%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 337 (58.71%) Developer
2 133 (23.17%) .NET Developer
3 76 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 64 (11.15%) C# Developer
5 61 (10.63%) Project Manager
6 53 (9.23%) Analyst
7 41 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (5.92%) Java Developer
9 31 (5.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 30 (5.23%) Development Manager
11 27 (4.70%) Lead Developer
12 26 (4.53%) Business Analyst
13 25 (4.36%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.36%) PHP Developer
14 24 (4.18%) Web Developer
15 23 (4.01%) Test Analyst
16 22 (3.83%) Software Engineer
17 21 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
18 20 (3.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 18 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (51.39%) .NET
2 209 (36.41%) HTML
3 201 (35.02%) ASP.NET
4 182 (31.71%) CSS
5 119 (20.73%) jQuery
6 118 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 100 (17.42%) Web Services
8 94 (16.38%) WCF
9 82 (14.29%) HTML5
10 62 (10.80%) XML
11 60 (10.45%) .NET Framework
12 56 (9.76%) AngularJS
13 51 (8.89%) LINQ
14 49 (8.54%) WPF
15 44 (7.67%) REST
15 44 (7.67%) CSS3
16 43 (7.49%) Spring
17 42 (7.32%) JSON
18 40 (6.97%) SOAP
19 38 (6.62%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.10%) Mobile App
2 49 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.05%) User Experience
4 27 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.48%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.09%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.09%) PKI
9 9 (1.57%) NHS
9 9 (1.57%) iPad
9 9 (1.57%) Xbox
10 8 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.39%) iPhone
11 7 (1.22%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.87%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.70%) Tandem
14 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.52%) Informatics
14 3 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.67%) Windows
2 62 (10.80%) Android
3 59 (10.28%) Apple iOS
4 53 (9.23%) Linux
5 18 (3.14%) CentOS
6 7 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (1.22%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.87%) UNIX
8 4 (0.70%) SUSE
9 3 (0.52%) VMS
10 2 (0.35%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (97.39%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (37.28%) TDD
3 205 (35.71%) MVC
4 114 (19.86%) Software Engineering
5 106 (18.47%) Kanban
6 105 (18.29%) OO
7 94 (16.38%) BDD
8 92 (16.03%) Project Management
9 78 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (12.89%) SDLC
11 58 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 57 (9.93%) Mentoring
13 50 (8.71%) Web Development
14 47 (8.19%) OOP
14 47 (8.19%) E-Commerce
15 44 (7.67%) Unit Testing
16 41 (7.14%) PRINCE2
17 39 (6.79%) DevOps
18 38 (6.62%) Continuous Delivery
18 38 (6.62%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 283 (49.30%) C#
2 214 (37.28%) JavaScript
3 152 (26.48%) SQL
4 126 (21.95%) Java
5 57 (9.93%) C++
6 56 (9.76%) PHP
7 25 (4.36%) Ruby
8 24 (4.18%) T-SQL
9 19 (3.31%) Objective-C
10 18 (3.14%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.14%) C
11 16 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.09%) VB
14 11 (1.92%) Python
15 8 (1.39%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.22%) PHP5
16 7 (1.22%) VBA
17 5 (0.87%) Perl
17 5 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 122 (21.25%) Degree
2 17 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 11 (1.92%) ISEB
4 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.70%) PMP
8 3 (0.52%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.92%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) COBIT
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (3.31%) Docker
2 4 (0.70%) Kamailio
3 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.53%) Puppet
2 18 (3.14%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.70%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.70%) Nagios
4 4 (0.70%) Opsview
4 4 (0.70%) Graphite
5 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 75 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.62%) Oracle
3 21 (3.66%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.09%) DevExpress
5 9 (1.57%) Zend
6 7 (1.22%) Google
6 7 (1.22%) Symbian
7 6 (1.05%) Adobe
8 5 (0.87%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.87%) Apigee
9 4 (0.70%) HP
9 4 (0.70%) Dell
9 4 (0.70%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.70%) SAP
10 3 (0.52%) VMware
10 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.52%) IBM
11 2 (0.35%) Tableau
11 2 (0.35%) Telerik
11 2 (0.35%) Alterian
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