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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 255 322 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.37% 8.74% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 10.64% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 240 295 221
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 28 £45,000 +24.13% 5
Stockport -5 26 £39,250 -8.18% 5
Cheadle +7 13 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 13 £47,500 -
Altrincham +2 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Salford -4 4 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Rochdale -7 1 £52,000 +54.07% 3
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 494 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (58.00%) C#
3 302 (56.87%) .NET
4 224 (42.18%) ASP.NET
5 221 (41.62%) MVC
6 207 (38.98%) TDD
7 197 (37.10%) HTML
8 196 (36.91%) SQL
9 175 (32.96%) CSS
10 162 (30.51%) JavaScript
11 156 (29.38%) SQL Server
12 137 (25.80%) Java
13 120 (22.60%) Degree
14 119 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 106 (19.96%) Microsoft
16 104 (19.59%) jQuery
17 94 (17.70%) Software Engineering
18 79 (14.88%) Web Services
19 76 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (14.31%) Team Foundation Server
20 74 (13.94%) SOAP
21 72 (13.56%) BDD
22 71 (13.37%) Unit Testing
23 67 (12.62%) XML
24 64 (12.05%) Coaching
25 63 (11.86%) E-Commerce
26 62 (11.68%) HTML5
27 60 (11.30%) Windows
28 59 (11.11%) Finance
29 57 (10.73%) .NET Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (4.14%) SharePoint
1 22 (4.14%) CMS
2 21 (3.95%) IIS
3 17 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (2.64%) WordPress
5 11 (2.07%) Apache
5 11 (2.07%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.51%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.13%) Node.js
7 6 (1.13%) JBoss
8 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.56%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.38%) Drupal
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.82%) MS Project
3 14 (2.64%) MS Office
4 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Tridion
2 4 (0.75%) Magento
3 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.56%) SaaS
3 3 (0.56%) PaaS
3 3 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.66%) HTTP
2 16 (3.01%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) Firewall
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (29.38%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.03%) MySQL
3 21 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.51%) DB2
9 5 (0.94%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.94%) Big Data
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.75%) SQLite
11 3 (0.56%) OLTP
11 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 76 (14.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (6.97%) Git (software)
3 36 (6.78%) Selenium
4 29 (5.46%) JIRA
5 24 (4.52%) Subversion
6 19 (3.58%) JUnit
6 19 (3.58%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.58%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.01%) NUnit
7 16 (3.01%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.07%) Grunt
8 11 (2.07%) MSBuild
9 10 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.13%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.94%) Maven
12 5 (0.94%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.94%) Moq
13 4 (0.75%) FitNesse
General
1 59 (11.11%) Finance
2 19 (3.58%) Automotive
2 19 (3.58%) Retail
3 13 (2.45%) Advertising
4 12 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.69%) Marketing
6 6 (1.13%) Music Industry
7 5 (0.94%) Back Office
7 5 (0.94%) Games
8 4 (0.75%) Publishing
9 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.38%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 321 (60.45%) Developer
2 99 (18.64%) Senior Developer
3 97 (18.27%) .NET Developer
4 91 (17.14%) C# Developer
5 68 (12.81%) Java Developer
6 53 (9.98%) Analyst
7 40 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (6.97%) Project Manager
8 37 (6.97%) Development Manager
9 32 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 32 (6.03%) Web Developer
9 32 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (5.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (5.27%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (4.52%) Lead Developer
13 24 (4.52%) Test Analyst
14 23 (4.33%) Business Analyst
15 22 (4.14%) Agile C# Developer
15 22 (4.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (56.87%) .NET
2 224 (42.18%) ASP.NET
3 197 (37.10%) HTML
4 175 (32.96%) CSS
5 119 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 104 (19.59%) jQuery
7 79 (14.88%) Web Services
8 74 (13.94%) SOAP
9 67 (12.62%) XML
10 62 (11.68%) HTML5
11 57 (10.73%) .NET Framework
12 55 (10.36%) J2EE
13 54 (10.17%) JSON
14 50 (9.42%) Sass
15 49 (9.23%) Spring
15 49 (9.23%) LINQ
16 46 (8.66%) CSS3
17 43 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 42 (7.91%) Hibernate
19 39 (7.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.10%) N-Tier
2 33 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
5 19 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.20%) User Experience
7 12 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.94%) Telematics
9 4 (0.75%) Open Source
10 3 (0.56%) W3C
10 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.56%) Informatics
11 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.38%) Statistics
11 2 (0.38%) APACS
11 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.38%) EMV
11 2 (0.38%) NHS
11 2 (0.38%) LIMS
12 1 (0.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.30%) Windows
2 40 (7.53%) Linux
3 31 (5.84%) Android
4 30 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.07%) UNIX
6 2 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (41.62%) MVC
3 207 (38.98%) TDD
4 94 (17.70%) Software Engineering
5 76 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (13.56%) BDD
7 71 (13.37%) Unit Testing
8 64 (12.05%) Coaching
9 63 (11.86%) E-Commerce
10 55 (10.36%) Domain-Driven Design
11 53 (9.98%) Project Management
12 52 (9.79%) Web Development
13 50 (9.42%) SOA
14 49 (9.23%) OO
15 46 (8.66%) Kanban
16 45 (8.47%) Mentoring
17 38 (7.16%) OOP
18 37 (6.97%) Dependency Injection
19 35 (6.59%) PRINCE2
20 30 (5.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 308 (58.00%) C#
2 196 (36.91%) SQL
3 162 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 137 (25.80%) Java
5 39 (7.34%) PHP
6 36 (6.78%) C++
7 20 (3.77%) Ruby
8 14 (2.64%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.45%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.88%) VB
11 9 (1.69%) C
12 6 (1.13%) Scala
13 4 (0.75%) Python
14 3 (0.56%) Perl
14 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.38%) Clojure
15 2 (0.38%) Pascal
15 2 (0.38%) Delphi
16 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (22.60%) Degree
2 19 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.01%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.88%) ISEB
5 7 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.13%) PMP
6 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.38%) MCSE
7 2 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.78%) QA
2 7 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.75%) Kibana
2 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.38%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 106 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.66%) Oracle
3 22 (4.14%) Sitecore
4 10 (1.88%) SAP
4 10 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.32%) Sybase
5 7 (1.32%) Wonderware
6 6 (1.13%) Twitter
6 6 (1.13%) hybris
6 6 (1.13%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.13%) HP
7 5 (0.94%) Google
7 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.75%) Facebook
8 4 (0.75%) VMware
9 2 (0.38%) Endeca
9 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.38%) Zend
9 2 (0.38%) Capita
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Heallthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi-Time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £25k depend on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago