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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 29 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 291 246 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.98% 6.61% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 8.41% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 242 200 213
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3511 2926 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.26% 78.63% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2940 2456 2703
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 27 £34,250 -11.03% 5
Bolton +17 12 £50,000 +43.88%
Cheadle - 12 £42,500 - 1
Salford -8 2 £60,000 +55.84%
Rochdale -10 2 £49,000 +30.66%
Altrincham 0 1 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wigan -9 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £47,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 546 (93.17%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (50.00%) C#
3 272 (46.42%) .NET
4 226 (38.57%) MVC
5 207 (35.32%) SQL Server
5 207 (35.32%) ASP.NET
6 205 (34.98%) TDD
7 194 (33.11%) HTML
8 179 (30.55%) JavaScript
9 166 (28.33%) CSS
10 149 (25.43%) Java
11 134 (22.87%) SQL
12 122 (20.82%) jQuery
13 111 (18.94%) Microsoft
14 110 (18.77%) Web Services
15 101 (17.24%) Degree
16 90 (15.36%) E-Commerce
17 88 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 87 (14.85%) Unit Testing
19 78 (13.31%) J2EE
20 73 (12.46%) OOP
20 73 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
21 71 (12.12%) Windows
22 69 (11.77%) XML
22 69 (11.77%) SOAP
23 67 (11.43%) LINQ
24 65 (11.09%) Team Foundation Server
24 65 (11.09%) Spring
24 65 (11.09%) Software Engineering
25 64 (10.92%) Web Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 46 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.61%) IIS
3 12 (2.05%) Confluence
4 10 (1.71%) Apache
4 10 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.37%) CMS
6 7 (1.19%) WordPress
6 7 (1.19%) Node.js
7 6 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.85%) JBoss
8 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.85%) Lync
9 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.51%) SAS
11 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.17%) FileNet
12 1 (0.17%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 36 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.07%) MS Office
3 12 (2.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.71%) Tridion
3 7 (1.19%) Magento
4 6 (1.02%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.85%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.68%) SaaS
2 4 (0.68%) GitHub
3 3 (0.51%) IaaS
3 3 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.75%) HTTP
2 9 (1.54%) AMQP
3 8 (1.37%) Internet
4 4 (0.68%) Firewall
4 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (35.32%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.46%) MySQL
4 23 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (3.58%) RavenDB
6 16 (2.73%) DB2
7 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.51%) Big Data
14 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.34%) OLTP
15 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 65 (11.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.85%) Visual Studio
4 36 (6.14%) JUnit
5 29 (4.95%) Eclipse
6 24 (4.10%) Selenium
7 22 (3.75%) Jenkins
8 20 (3.41%) ReSharper
9 18 (3.07%) JIRA
9 18 (3.07%) Gradle
10 15 (2.56%) NUnit
11 12 (2.05%) Subversion
12 11 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 11 (1.88%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.71%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (1.37%) Ant
16 7 (1.19%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.02%) MSBuild
17 6 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 51 (8.70%) Finance
2 39 (6.66%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.95%) Automotive
4 28 (4.78%) Retail
5 17 (2.90%) Advertising
6 15 (2.56%) Marketing
7 13 (2.22%) Games
8 8 (1.37%) Publishing
9 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) German Language
10 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.51%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 383 (65.36%) Developer
2 147 (25.09%) Senior Developer
3 101 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 100 (17.06%) .NET Developer
5 65 (11.09%) C# Developer
6 62 (10.58%) Analyst
7 41 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 39 (6.66%) Project Manager
9 34 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 33 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 33 (5.63%) Business Analyst
11 32 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 30 (5.12%) Team Leader
13 27 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (4.27%) ScrumMaster
14 25 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (4.10%) Test Analyst
16 23 (3.92%) Senior Web Developer
16 23 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (46.42%) .NET
2 207 (35.32%) ASP.NET
3 194 (33.11%) HTML
4 166 (28.33%) CSS
5 122 (20.82%) jQuery
6 110 (18.77%) Web Services
7 88 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (13.31%) J2EE
9 69 (11.77%) XML
9 69 (11.77%) SOAP
10 67 (11.43%) LINQ
11 65 (11.09%) Spring
12 62 (10.58%) Hibernate
13 60 (10.24%) Backbone.js
14 51 (8.70%) .NET Framework
15 47 (8.02%) WCF
16 46 (7.85%) HTML5
17 45 (7.68%) Ajax
18 41 (7.00%) RESTful
19 37 (6.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.48%) Mobile App
2 32 (5.46%) N-Tier
3 31 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.90%) iPhone
6 14 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.05%) Open Source
7 12 (2.05%) iPad
8 11 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (1.71%) User Experience
9 10 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.54%) Graphic Design
11 8 (1.37%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.68%) W3C
12 4 (0.68%) Social Media
13 3 (0.51%) New Media
13 3 (0.51%) EMV
13 3 (0.51%) Human Factors
13 3 (0.51%) APACS
13 3 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.12%) Windows
2 46 (7.85%) Linux
3 34 (5.80%) Android
4 30 (5.12%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.85%) UNIX
7 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (93.17%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (38.57%) MVC
3 205 (34.98%) TDD
4 90 (15.36%) E-Commerce
5 87 (14.85%) Unit Testing
6 73 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (12.46%) OOP
7 65 (11.09%) Software Engineering
8 64 (10.92%) Web Development
9 62 (10.58%) Coaching
10 59 (10.07%) Mentoring
11 58 (9.90%) Domain-Driven Design
12 57 (9.73%) Kanban
13 53 (9.04%) OO
14 52 (8.87%) BDD
15 47 (8.02%) Project Management
16 41 (7.00%) SOA
17 27 (4.61%) CRM
18 26 (4.44%) Software Testing
19 25 (4.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 293 (50.00%) C#
2 179 (30.55%) JavaScript
3 149 (25.43%) Java
4 134 (22.87%) SQL
5 32 (5.46%) PHP
6 23 (3.92%) Objective-C
7 18 (3.07%) T-SQL
7 18 (3.07%) C++
8 13 (2.22%) VB
8 13 (2.22%) Ruby
9 11 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.71%) Delphi
11 7 (1.19%) C
11 7 (1.19%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.02%) Python
13 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.85%) PHP5
13 5 (0.85%) PHP4
14 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 101 (17.24%) Degree
2 15 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 15 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.05%) ISEB
3 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.37%) MCP
5 5 (0.85%) CCNP
5 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.51%) MCSE
6 3 (0.51%) CBAP
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.56%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 111 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.41%) Oracle
3 19 (3.24%) HP
4 12 (2.05%) Sybase
4 12 (2.05%) EPiServer
4 12 (2.05%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.05%) hybris
5 11 (1.88%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.54%) VMware
8 7 (1.19%) Google
9 5 (0.85%) Sage
10 4 (0.68%) Wonderware
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe
11 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.51%) Apple
12 2 (0.34%) Zend
12 2 (0.34%) Capita
12 2 (0.34%) Endeca
12 2 (0.34%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + 5% Bouns + 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago