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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 318 224 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.86% 5.94% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 7.57% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 241 183 209
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
3433 2960 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.85% 78.43% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2527 2728
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +11 25 £33,500 -8.84% 8
Cheadle - 15 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +8 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Salford +1 6 £60,000 +52.86%
Rochdale - 4 £45,750 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 550 (93.54%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (49.32%) C#
3 270 (45.92%) .NET
4 228 (38.78%) MVC
5 225 (38.27%) SQL Server
6 204 (34.69%) TDD
7 202 (34.35%) ASP.NET
8 188 (31.97%) HTML
9 176 (29.93%) JavaScript
10 155 (26.36%) CSS
11 145 (24.66%) Java
12 125 (21.26%) SQL
13 121 (20.58%) jQuery
14 111 (18.88%) Microsoft
15 109 (18.54%) Web Services
16 103 (17.52%) Degree
17 93 (15.82%) E-Commerce
18 83 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 82 (13.95%) Unit Testing
20 80 (13.61%) XML
21 78 (13.27%) J2EE
22 74 (12.59%) Windows
22 74 (12.59%) Web Development
23 71 (12.07%) OOP
24 69 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
25 66 (11.22%) LINQ
26 65 (11.05%) Hibernate
27 64 (10.88%) Spring
27 64 (10.88%) Oracle
28 62 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 50 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.59%) IIS
3 13 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.04%) Confluence
5 10 (1.70%) Apache
6 9 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.19%) Node.js
8 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.02%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.85%) Lync
10 4 (0.68%) WordPress
10 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.68%) CMS
11 3 (0.51%) SAS
11 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.89%) MS Office
4 11 (1.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.53%) Tridion
3 8 (1.36%) Magento
4 6 (1.02%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.85%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.68%) GitHub
2 4 (0.68%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) PaaS
3 3 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.70%) HTTP
2 9 (1.53%) AMQP
3 7 (1.19%) Internet
4 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.78%) Relational Database
3 33 (5.61%) MySQL
4 29 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.74%) RavenDB
6 19 (3.23%) DB2
7 15 (2.55%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.68%) Big Data
14 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (9.01%) Visual Studio
3 51 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 38 (6.46%) JUnit
5 33 (5.61%) Eclipse
6 25 (4.25%) Jenkins
7 23 (3.91%) Selenium
8 21 (3.57%) ReSharper
9 17 (2.89%) JIRA
9 17 (2.89%) Gradle
10 14 (2.38%) NUnit
11 12 (2.04%) Subversion
12 11 (1.87%) Ant
12 11 (1.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 11 (1.87%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
14 8 (1.36%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.19%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.02%) Maven
16 6 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 61 (10.37%) Finance
2 38 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.93%) Retail
3 29 (4.93%) Automotive
4 12 (2.04%) Marketing
5 11 (1.87%) Games
6 10 (1.70%) Advertising
7 8 (1.36%) Publishing
8 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.51%) Back Office
9 3 (0.51%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) German Language
9 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.51%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 393 (66.84%) Developer
2 136 (23.13%) Senior Developer
3 102 (17.35%) .NET Developer
4 97 (16.50%) Java Developer
5 66 (11.22%) C# Developer
6 61 (10.37%) Analyst
7 36 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 34 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (5.44%) Business Analyst
10 31 (5.27%) Software Engineer
11 28 (4.76%) Web Developer
12 27 (4.59%) Team Leader
12 27 (4.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 26 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (4.25%) Test Analyst
15 24 (4.08%) iOS Developer
15 24 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
16 23 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (45.92%) .NET
2 202 (34.35%) ASP.NET
3 188 (31.97%) HTML
4 155 (26.36%) CSS
5 121 (20.58%) jQuery
6 109 (18.54%) Web Services
7 83 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (13.61%) XML
9 78 (13.27%) J2EE
10 66 (11.22%) LINQ
11 65 (11.05%) Hibernate
12 64 (10.88%) Spring
13 57 (9.69%) WCF
14 56 (9.52%) .NET Framework
14 56 (9.52%) Backbone.js
15 53 (9.01%) Ajax
16 52 (8.84%) SOAP
17 45 (7.65%) HTML5
18 43 (7.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 42 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.97%) Mobile App
2 31 (5.27%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.40%) N-Tier
5 18 (3.06%) iPhone
6 12 (2.04%) Open Source
6 12 (2.04%) iPad
6 12 (2.04%) User Experience
7 11 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.53%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.68%) Social Media
10 4 (0.68%) W3C
11 3 (0.51%) APACS
11 3 (0.51%) EMV
11 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.51%) New Media
11 3 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.59%) Windows
2 44 (7.48%) Linux
3 40 (6.80%) Android
4 36 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.02%) UNIX
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (93.54%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (38.78%) MVC
3 204 (34.69%) TDD
4 93 (15.82%) E-Commerce
5 82 (13.95%) Unit Testing
6 74 (12.59%) Web Development
7 71 (12.07%) OOP
8 69 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (10.37%) OO
10 60 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 57 (9.69%) Kanban
12 56 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 52 (8.84%) Coaching
14 46 (7.82%) BDD
15 45 (7.65%) Domain-Driven Design
16 43 (7.31%) Project Management
17 30 (5.10%) Pair Programming
18 29 (4.93%) SOA
18 29 (4.93%) CRM
18 29 (4.93%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 290 (49.32%) C#
2 176 (29.93%) JavaScript
3 145 (24.66%) Java
4 125 (21.26%) SQL
5 29 (4.93%) PHP
6 28 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 20 (3.40%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.40%) Ruby
8 15 (2.55%) VB
9 14 (2.38%) C++
10 13 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.70%) Delphi
12 7 (1.19%) C
12 7 (1.19%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.02%) Python
14 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.85%) PHP5
14 5 (0.85%) PHP4
15 4 (0.68%) Clojure
15 4 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (17.52%) Degree
2 15 (2.55%) SC Cleared
2 15 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.04%) ISEB
5 9 (1.53%) MCP
5 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.85%) CCNP
6 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.68%) MCSE
7 4 (0.68%) HND
8 3 (0.51%) CBAP
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.34%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 111 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.88%) Oracle
3 19 (3.23%) HP
4 16 (2.72%) Sybase
5 11 (1.87%) hybris
5 11 (1.87%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.53%) VMware
8 8 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.02%) Google
10 5 (0.85%) Sage
10 5 (0.85%) Adobe
10 5 (0.85%) JBoss
11 4 (0.68%) Wonderware
12 3 (0.51%) Apple
12 3 (0.51%) Zend
13 2 (0.34%) Capita
13 2 (0.34%) Endeca
14 1 (0.17%) IBM
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experienc
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago