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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 37 37 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 30 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.83% 4.85% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 6.33% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 11
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
495 474 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.71% 76.70% 69.78%
Number of salaries quoted 400 415 419
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -6 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Wirral -6 5 £35,000 - 1
Southport +2 1 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Birkenhead - 1 £42,500 - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (58.33%) C#
2 32 (53.33%) .NET
3 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
4 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (38.33%) SQL
5 23 (38.33%) CSS
6 21 (35.00%) WCF
7 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
8 19 (31.67%) TDD
9 18 (30.00%) MVC
10 14 (23.33%) jQuery
10 14 (23.33%) XML
11 13 (21.67%) OO
12 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
13 11 (18.33%) LINQ
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.67%) Web Services
15 9 (15.00%) Java
15 9 (15.00%) Silverlight
15 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
15 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
17 7 (11.67%) Project Management
17 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
17 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.67%) WPF
17 7 (11.67%) Android
17 7 (11.67%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) Jetty
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) JIRA
2 6 (10.00%) NUnit
2 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) Hudson
3 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) MSTest
6 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.67%) Log4j
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Law
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Project Manager
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (11.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Android Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 3 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
11 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (40.00%) HTML
4 23 (38.33%) CSS
5 21 (35.00%) WCF
6 14 (23.33%) jQuery
6 14 (23.33%) XML
7 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (18.33%) LINQ
8 10 (16.67%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) Silverlight
9 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (11.67%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (11.67%) CSS3
10 7 (11.67%) HTML5
10 7 (11.67%) WPF
11 6 (10.00%) Ajax
11 6 (10.00%) JSON
12 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) W3C
3 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Android
2 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) TDD
3 18 (30.00%) MVC
4 13 (21.67%) OO
5 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.67%) Project Management
7 7 (11.67%) BDD
7 7 (11.67%) Android Development
8 6 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.33%) User Stories
9 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) ISEB
1 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.67%) Zend
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago