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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 47 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.20% 5.83% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 6.93% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 16
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
418 548 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 84.05% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 299 460 405
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +16 36 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Southport - 6 - - 2
Wirral +11 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (87.50%) .NET
3 44 (50.00%) TDD
4 43 (48.86%) MVC
4 43 (48.86%) C#
5 41 (46.59%) HTML
5 41 (46.59%) CSS
6 38 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (42.05%) ASP.NET
8 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (40.91%) Dependency Injection
9 35 (39.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 35 (39.77%) SharePoint
9 35 (39.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 34 (38.64%) Office 365
10 34 (38.64%) Web Application Development
10 34 (38.64%) Visual Studio
11 33 (37.50%) BDD
12 30 (34.09%) XSLT
12 30 (34.09%) HTML5
12 30 (34.09%) InfoPath
13 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (26.14%) RESTful
15 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 22 (25.00%) Migration
16 21 (23.86%) Content Management
17 20 (22.73%) Music Industry
18 17 (19.32%) DV Cleared

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (39.77%) SharePoint
1 35 (39.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 35 (39.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (6.82%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (34.09%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (38.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (38.64%) Visual Studio
2 16 (18.18%) NUnit
2 16 (18.18%) Moq
3 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.50%) MSTest
4 11 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (9.09%) Subversion
6 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.82%) Ant
7 6 (6.82%) Maven
8 4 (4.55%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.14%) RSpec
General
1 20 (22.73%) Music Industry
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (5.68%) Electronics
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (67.05%) Developer
2 32 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Architect
3 21 (23.86%) SharePoint Architect
3 21 (23.86%) Designer
3 21 (23.86%) SharePoint Designer
4 17 (19.32%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 17 (19.32%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (14.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.14%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (87.50%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) HTML
2 41 (46.59%) CSS
3 37 (42.05%) ASP.NET
4 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (34.09%) HTML5
5 30 (34.09%) XSLT
6 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (26.14%) RESTful
8 16 (18.18%) Ninject
9 13 (14.77%) SOAP
10 11 (12.50%) Web Services
10 11 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (12.50%) Spring.NET
10 11 (12.50%) WCF
11 10 (11.36%) jQuery
12 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.95%) Ajax
13 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (11.36%) Social Network
4 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.68%) IVR
5 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.00%) TDD
3 43 (48.86%) MVC
4 38 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (40.91%) Dependency Injection
6 34 (38.64%) Web Application Development
7 33 (37.50%) BDD
8 22 (25.00%) Migration
9 21 (23.86%) Content Management
10 16 (18.18%) Kanban
11 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.95%) OO
14 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
14 6 (6.82%) OWASP
14 6 (6.82%) Open Source
14 6 (6.82%) Analytics
15 5 (5.68%) Performance Engineering
15 5 (5.68%) Refactoring
16 4 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) C#
2 16 (18.18%) Java
2 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.95%) SQL
4 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.55%) PHP
4 4 (4.55%) C++
5 3 (3.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) DV Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Facebook
2 10 (11.36%) Twitter
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 12 days ago