The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 35 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 21 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.57% 8.62% 7.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 9.75% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 40
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,050 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
398 513 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.52% 88.45% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 344 457 392
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £57,831
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 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
Liverpool -6 21 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) .NET
3 19 (52.78%) C#
4 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
7 11 (30.56%) MVC
7 11 (30.56%) Kanban
8 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 10 (27.78%) TDD
8 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.22%) WCF
10 8 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
10 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Silverlight
11 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.67%) WPF
12 6 (16.67%) WinForms
12 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) OLAP
2 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Spotfire
2 3 (8.33%) QlikView
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) NUnit
2 6 (16.67%) MSTest
2 6 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (16.67%) Moq
3 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.78%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Junior
3 6 (16.67%) Graduate
3 6 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 12 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.22%) Backbone.js
6 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.22%) WCF
7 7 (19.44%) Silverlight
8 6 (16.67%) WPF
8 6 (16.67%) WinForms
8 6 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (16.67%) Spring.NET
8 6 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (16.67%) Ninject
9 5 (13.89%) CSS3
9 5 (13.89%) HTML5
9 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) Kanban
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 6 (16.67%) MVVM
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Content Management
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (8.33%) RUP
8 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.89%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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