The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 30 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 40 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.29% 4.07% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.68% 5.11% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 21
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -27.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
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%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 470 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.92% 79.80% 69.85%
Number of salaries quoted 435 407 444
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 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Scrum
North West

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 July 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 22 July 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 +9 32 £40,000 +30.08% 3
Wirral - 4 £35,000 -
Birkenhead - 2 £45,750 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (53.33%) C#
2 35 (46.67%) .NET
3 32 (42.67%) MVC
4 31 (41.33%) TDD
5 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 28 (37.33%) HTML
7 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (34.67%) SQL
8 26 (34.67%) CSS
8 26 (34.67%) WCF
9 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
11 19 (25.33%) Java
12 16 (21.33%) OO
12 16 (21.33%) jQuery
13 15 (20.00%) WPF
13 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (18.67%) LINQ
15 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
15 12 (16.00%) Spring
15 12 (16.00%) BDD
16 11 (14.67%) Hudson
16 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
16 11 (14.67%) DSDM
16 11 (14.67%) MySQL
17 10 (13.33%) Oracle
17 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
17 10 (13.33%) Web Services
17 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) Jetty
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) OLAP
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Hudson
1 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.00%) Subversion
3 7 (9.33%) Maven
3 7 (9.33%) Ant
4 6 (8.00%) NUnit
4 6 (8.00%) JIRA
4 6 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.67%) Selenium
5 5 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.67%) Bugzilla
5 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.33%) PhoneGap
7 3 (4.00%) MSTest
7 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (1.33%) Law
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
3 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Architect
7 6 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Java Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (37.33%) HTML
4 26 (34.67%) CSS
4 26 (34.67%) WCF
5 16 (21.33%) jQuery
6 15 (20.00%) WPF
6 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (18.67%) LINQ
8 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (16.00%) Spring
9 10 (13.33%) Web Services
10 9 (12.00%) XML
11 7 (9.33%) Apache Axis
11 7 (9.33%) JSP
11 7 (9.33%) Servlets
12 6 (8.00%) Ajax
12 6 (8.00%) Java EE
12 6 (8.00%) JSON
12 6 (8.00%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Open Source
1 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) W3C
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) UNIX
2 6 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) MVC
2 31 (41.33%) TDD
3 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.33%) OO
5 12 (16.00%) BDD
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.67%) DSDM
7 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.67%) Project Management
8 8 (10.67%) User Stories
9 7 (9.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Web Development
10 6 (8.00%) Migration
10 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (8.00%) Android Development
11 5 (6.67%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) C#
2 26 (34.67%) SQL
3 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) Java
5 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 5 (6.67%) Ruby
7 5 (6.67%) Scala
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.33%) XAML
9 2 (2.67%) C
10 1 (1.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) WSO2
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Zend
4 2 (2.67%) Sybase
4 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
Merseyside
Code Red Associates
Salary: , £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago