The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 32 41 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 40 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.26% 4.33% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 5.49% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 14
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 492 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.16% 78.85% 68.46%
Number of salaries quoted 436 430 426
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Scrum
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Merseyside region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Merseyside

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Scrum
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Liverpool +10 34 £40,000 +24.03% 3
Wirral -6 4 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 40 (55.56%) C#
2 35 (48.61%) .NET
3 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 30 (41.67%) MVC
4 29 (40.28%) HTML
5 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (37.50%) TDD
6 27 (37.50%) CSS
7 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
7 25 (34.72%) WCF
8 23 (31.94%) SQL
9 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.61%) Java
11 16 (22.22%) OO
12 15 (20.83%) jQuery
13 14 (19.44%) WPF
13 14 (19.44%) LINQ
13 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (15.28%) DSDM
14 11 (15.28%) XML
14 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
14 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
14 11 (15.28%) Spring
14 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (15.28%) Hudson
14 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
15 10 (13.89%) Web Services
16 9 (12.50%) MySQL
16 9 (12.50%) Oracle
16 9 (12.50%) Subversion

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) Jetty
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Hudson
1 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Subversion
3 7 (9.72%) Ant
3 7 (9.72%) Maven
4 6 (8.33%) NUnit
4 6 (8.33%) JIRA
4 6 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.94%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.94%) Selenium
5 5 (6.94%) Bugzilla
6 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.56%) PhoneGap
7 3 (4.17%) MSTest
8 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Law
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Project Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.94%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) Java Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) .NET
2 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 29 (40.28%) HTML
4 27 (37.50%) CSS
5 25 (34.72%) WCF
6 15 (20.83%) jQuery
7 14 (19.44%) WPF
7 14 (19.44%) LINQ
7 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (15.28%) XML
8 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
8 11 (15.28%) Spring
9 10 (13.89%) Web Services
10 7 (9.72%) JSP
10 7 (9.72%) Servlets
10 7 (9.72%) Apache Axis
11 6 (8.33%) Spring MVC
11 6 (8.33%) Java EE
11 6 (8.33%) JSON
11 6 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Open Source
1 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) W3C
3 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) UNIX
2 6 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) MVC
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) TDD
4 16 (22.22%) OO
5 11 (15.28%) DSDM
5 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.50%) BDD
7 8 (11.11%) User Stories
7 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.11%) Project Management
8 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.33%) Web Development
9 6 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (8.33%) Android Development
10 5 (6.94%) Automation Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) C#
2 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 17 (23.61%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.94%) Ruby
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 4 (5.56%) XAML
8 4 (5.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) VBScript
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) WSO2
4 2 (2.78%) Sybase
4 2 (2.78%) Zend
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago