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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 50 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.14% 5.06% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 5.88% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
423 561 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 85.80% 86.04% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 301 493 319
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +21 40 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Wirral - 10 £40,000 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 72 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (86.11%) .NET
3 39 (54.17%) MVC
4 38 (52.78%) C#
5 37 (51.39%) ASP.NET
5 37 (51.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (51.39%) Dependency Injection
6 34 (47.22%) TDD
7 33 (45.83%) SQL Server
8 32 (44.44%) Web Application Development
8 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (34.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (34.72%) SharePoint
9 25 (34.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 24 (33.33%) Office 365
11 21 (29.17%) Ninject
11 21 (29.17%) Moq
11 21 (29.17%) HTML
11 21 (29.17%) CSS
11 21 (29.17%) NUnit
11 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (27.78%) HTML5
13 19 (26.39%) Kanban
13 19 (26.39%) Finance
14 18 (25.00%) Migration
14 18 (25.00%) XSLT
14 18 (25.00%) InfoPath
14 18 (25.00%) BDD
15 17 (23.61%) Content Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (34.72%) SharePoint 2010
1 25 (34.72%) SharePoint
1 25 (34.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) OLAP
3 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) QlikView
3 2 (2.78%) Spotfire
3 2 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 21 (29.17%) Moq
2 21 (29.17%) NUnit
3 16 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (22.22%) MSTest
4 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Music Industry
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
4 4 (5.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 32 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.61%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 17 (23.61%) SharePoint Architect
3 17 (23.61%) Architect
3 17 (23.61%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Designer
5 13 (18.06%) SharePoint Designer
6 7 (9.72%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Graduate
7 6 (8.33%) Junior
7 6 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (86.11%) .NET
2 37 (51.39%) ASP.NET
2 37 (51.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (29.17%) Ninject
3 21 (29.17%) HTML
3 21 (29.17%) CSS
3 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (27.78%) HTML5
5 18 (25.00%) XSLT
6 16 (22.22%) WCF
6 16 (22.22%) Spring.NET
6 16 (22.22%) RESTful
6 16 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
6 16 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
7 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.72%) Backbone.js
10 6 (8.33%) WinForms
10 6 (8.33%) WPF
10 6 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
1 16 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.89%) Social Network
4 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.94%) IVR
4 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) MVC
3 37 (51.39%) Dependency Injection
4 34 (47.22%) TDD
5 32 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (26.39%) Kanban
7 18 (25.00%) Migration
7 18 (25.00%) BDD
8 17 (23.61%) Content Management
9 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) OO
10 6 (8.33%) MVVM
11 5 (6.94%) Refactoring
11 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.94%) Performance Engineering
12 4 (5.56%) OOD
12 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) C#
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.72%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.78%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Facebook
1 10 (13.89%) Twitter
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shop Direct
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, certifications
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