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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 52 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.90% 4.67% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.97% 5.40% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
401 537 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.07% 86.47% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 473 326
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 +27 44 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Wirral +9 8 £40,000 - 2
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 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 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (89.74%) .NET
3 43 (55.13%) MVC
4 40 (51.28%) C#
5 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
6 38 (48.72%) TDD
7 35 (44.87%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (43.59%) Web Application Development
8 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
9 31 (39.74%) SharePoint
9 31 (39.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (39.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 30 (38.46%) Office 365
10 30 (38.46%) Visual Studio
11 25 (32.05%) CSS
11 25 (32.05%) HTML
12 24 (30.77%) XSLT
12 24 (30.77%) HTML5
12 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (30.77%) InfoPath
13 23 (29.49%) BDD
14 21 (26.92%) Migration
15 20 (25.64%) NUnit
15 20 (25.64%) Content Management
15 20 (25.64%) Moq
15 20 (25.64%) Ninject
16 19 (24.36%) RESTful
16 19 (24.36%) Music Industry

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 31 (39.74%) SharePoint
1 31 (39.74%) SharePoint 2013
1 31 (39.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 20 (25.64%) NUnit
2 20 (25.64%) Moq
3 15 (19.23%) MSTest
3 15 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.41%) Subversion
6 4 (5.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.28%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 19 (24.36%) Music Industry
2 16 (20.51%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (62.82%) Developer
2 34 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.64%) Architect
3 20 (25.64%) SharePoint Architect
4 19 (24.36%) Designer
4 19 (24.36%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 19 (24.36%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (23.08%) SharePoint Designer
6 10 (12.82%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Graduate
8 5 (6.41%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Junior
9 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.13%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (89.74%) .NET
2 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (32.05%) CSS
3 25 (32.05%) HTML
4 24 (30.77%) XSLT
4 24 (30.77%) HTML5
4 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (25.64%) Ninject
6 19 (24.36%) RESTful
7 15 (19.23%) WCF
7 15 (19.23%) Spring.NET
7 15 (19.23%) Unity DI Container
7 15 (19.23%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (12.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.69%) jQuery
9 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.41%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.41%) WPF
10 5 (6.41%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Inversion of Control
1 15 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.82%) Social Network
4 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.41%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.41%) IVR
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.13%) MVC
3 39 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 38 (48.72%) TDD
5 35 (44.87%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (43.59%) Web Application Development
7 23 (29.49%) BDD
8 21 (26.92%) Migration
9 20 (25.64%) Content Management
10 16 (20.51%) Kanban
11 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (6.41%) MVVM
12 5 (6.41%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.13%) OOD
13 4 (5.13%) OOP
13 4 (5.13%) OO
13 4 (5.13%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.13%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) C#
2 9 (11.54%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) SQL
5 4 (5.13%) PHP
5 4 (5.13%) C++
5 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Facebook
1 10 (12.82%) Twitter
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Perforce
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