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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 316 236 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.78% 6.40% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 8.18% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 247 192 212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
3442 2884 3067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.76% 78.16% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2850 2447 2679
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 26 £33,500 -12.98% 7
Cheadle - 15 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +12 14 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Salford -2 6 £60,000 +52.86%
Rochdale -9 4 £45,750 +22.00%
Oldham - 1 - -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 545 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (48.80%) C#
3 265 (45.53%) .NET
4 221 (37.97%) MVC
5 216 (37.11%) SQL Server
6 199 (34.19%) TDD
7 197 (33.85%) ASP.NET
8 184 (31.62%) HTML
9 171 (29.38%) JavaScript
10 152 (26.12%) CSS
11 147 (25.26%) Java
12 124 (21.31%) SQL
13 117 (20.10%) jQuery
14 110 (18.90%) Web Services
15 107 (18.38%) Microsoft
16 102 (17.53%) Degree
17 92 (15.81%) E-Commerce
18 83 (14.26%) Unit Testing
19 79 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
19 79 (13.57%) J2EE
20 75 (12.89%) XML
21 73 (12.54%) Windows
22 72 (12.37%) OOP
23 69 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
23 69 (11.86%) Web Development
24 68 (11.68%) LINQ
25 64 (11.00%) Spring
26 63 (10.82%) Hibernate
26 63 (10.82%) Oracle
27 62 (10.65%) Software Engineering

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.47%) IIS
3 12 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.06%) Confluence
4 10 (1.72%) Apache
5 8 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.20%) Node.js
7 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.86%) CMS
8 5 (0.86%) Lync
8 5 (0.86%) WordPress
9 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.52%) SAS
11 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.17%) FileNet
12 1 (0.17%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.92%) MS Office
4 11 (1.89%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.55%) Tridion
3 8 (1.37%) Magento
4 6 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.86%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.69%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) GitHub
3 3 (0.52%) IaaS
3 3 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.89%) HTTP
2 9 (1.55%) AMQP
3 7 (1.20%) Internet
4 4 (0.69%) Firewall
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.84%) Relational Database
3 33 (5.67%) MySQL
4 25 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.78%) RavenDB
6 18 (3.09%) DB2
7 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.52%) Big Data
14 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 50 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 36 (6.19%) JUnit
4 32 (5.50%) Eclipse
5 24 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 22 (3.78%) Selenium
7 21 (3.61%) ReSharper
8 17 (2.92%) Gradle
9 16 (2.75%) JIRA
10 14 (2.41%) NUnit
11 12 (2.06%) Subversion
12 11 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 11 (1.89%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.72%) Ant
14 9 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (1.37%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.20%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.03%) Xcode
18 5 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 58 (9.97%) Finance
2 38 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.15%) Automotive
4 28 (4.81%) Retail
5 13 (2.23%) Marketing
6 12 (2.06%) Advertising
7 11 (1.89%) Games
8 8 (1.37%) Publishing
9 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.52%) German Language
10 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.52%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.52%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) 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
1 387 (66.49%) Developer
2 136 (23.37%) Senior Developer
3 98 (16.84%) Java Developer
4 97 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 64 (11.00%) C# Developer
6 63 (10.82%) Analyst
7 38 (6.53%) Project Manager
8 34 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 33 (5.67%) Business Analyst
10 30 (5.15%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.15%) Web Developer
11 29 (4.98%) Team Leader
12 26 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 26 (4.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 25 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.30%) Test Analyst
14 24 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (4.12%) ScrumMaster
14 24 (4.12%) iOS Developer
15 23 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (45.53%) .NET
2 197 (33.85%) ASP.NET
3 184 (31.62%) HTML
4 152 (26.12%) CSS
5 117 (20.10%) jQuery
6 110 (18.90%) Web Services
7 79 (13.57%) J2EE
7 79 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 75 (12.89%) XML
9 68 (11.68%) LINQ
10 64 (11.00%) Spring
11 63 (10.82%) Hibernate
12 57 (9.79%) Backbone.js
13 55 (9.45%) SOAP
14 53 (9.11%) WCF
15 51 (8.76%) .NET Framework
16 48 (8.25%) Ajax
17 43 (7.39%) RESTful
17 43 (7.39%) HTML5
18 38 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.87%) Mobile App
2 31 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.61%) N-Tier
5 18 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.09%) iPhone
6 12 (2.06%) Open Source
6 12 (2.06%) iPad
7 11 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.72%) User Experience
9 9 (1.55%) Graphic Design
9 9 (1.55%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.69%) Social Media
11 4 (0.69%) W3C
12 3 (0.52%) EMV
12 3 (0.52%) Human Factors
12 3 (0.52%) APACS
12 3 (0.52%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.54%) Windows
2 44 (7.56%) Linux
3 40 (6.87%) Android
4 36 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.86%) UNIX
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (37.97%) MVC
3 199 (34.19%) TDD
4 92 (15.81%) E-Commerce
5 83 (14.26%) Unit Testing
6 72 (12.37%) OOP
7 69 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (11.86%) Web Development
8 62 (10.65%) Software Engineering
9 57 (9.79%) OO
9 57 (9.79%) Kanban
10 56 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 53 (9.11%) Coaching
12 47 (8.08%) BDD
13 46 (7.90%) Domain-Driven Design
14 44 (7.56%) Project Management
15 30 (5.15%) SOA
16 29 (4.98%) CRM
16 29 (4.98%) iOS Development
17 28 (4.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 284 (48.80%) C#
2 171 (29.38%) JavaScript
3 147 (25.26%) Java
4 124 (21.31%) SQL
5 31 (5.33%) PHP
6 28 (4.81%) Objective-C
7 19 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.09%) Ruby
9 15 (2.58%) C++
10 14 (2.41%) VB
11 13 (2.23%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.72%) Delphi
13 7 (1.20%) C
13 7 (1.20%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.03%) Python
15 5 (0.86%) PHP5
15 5 (0.86%) PHP4
15 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.69%) Scala
16 4 (0.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 102 (17.53%) Degree
2 15 (2.58%) SC Cleared
2 15 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (1.89%) ISEB
4 8 (1.37%) MCP
4 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.86%) CCNP
5 5 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.52%) HND
6 3 (0.52%) MCSE
6 3 (0.52%) CBAP
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.93%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.52%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.34%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 107 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.82%) Oracle
3 19 (3.26%) HP
4 15 (2.58%) Sybase
5 11 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.89%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.89%) hybris
6 10 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.55%) VMware
7 9 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.03%) Google
9 5 (0.86%) JBoss
9 5 (0.86%) Sage
10 4 (0.69%) Adobe
10 4 (0.69%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.52%) Zend
11 3 (0.52%) Apple
12 2 (0.34%) Capita
12 2 (0.34%) Endeca
13 1 (0.17%) Embarcadero
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + 5% Bouns + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus+profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Dependent on Experience From £30,000 - £35,000 + Great Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago