The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 42 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.89% 2.29% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.91% 2.60% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 19
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
531 461 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.05% 87.98% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 427 355 346
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Scrum
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +10 19 £37,500 -14.28% 2
St Helens - 10 £52,500 - 1
Southport +2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wirral - 2 £50,000 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) .NET
3 33 (50.00%) C#
4 31 (46.97%) TDD
5 30 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 28 (42.42%) Kanban
7 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (31.82%) MVC
9 20 (30.30%) Java
9 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET
10 19 (28.79%) SQL
11 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
11 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
13 14 (21.21%) OO
14 13 (19.70%) MySQL
14 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (19.70%) BDD
14 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
15 12 (18.18%) WPF
15 12 (18.18%) Advertising
16 11 (16.67%) HTML
16 11 (16.67%) CSS
16 11 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 11 (16.67%) Node.js
16 11 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
16 11 (16.67%) DevOps
16 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (15.15%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) Drupal
1 4 (6.06%) WordPress
2 3 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) Mule
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.09%) GitHub
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Broadband
2 2 (3.03%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) MySQL
3 11 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (7.58%) Moq
3 5 (7.58%) MSTest
3 5 (7.58%) NUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.03%) JMeter
6 2 (3.03%) RubyMine
6 2 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (3.03%) WATIR
7 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (18.18%) Advertising
2 10 (15.15%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Programmer
4 7 (10.61%) Software Programmer
5 6 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Telecoms Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
3 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (18.18%) WPF
5 11 (16.67%) CSS
5 11 (16.67%) HTML
5 11 (16.67%) Node.js
6 10 (15.15%) jQuery
7 8 (12.12%) LINQ
7 8 (12.12%) WinForms
8 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (9.09%) RESTful
9 6 (9.09%) WCF
10 5 (7.58%) Ajax
10 5 (7.58%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (7.58%) Ninject
10 5 (7.58%) Spring.NET
10 5 (7.58%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Debian
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.97%) TDD
3 28 (42.42%) Kanban
4 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (31.82%) MVC
6 14 (21.21%) OO
7 13 (19.70%) BDD
8 11 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (16.67%) DevOps
9 10 (15.15%) Web Development
10 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.61%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (9.09%) Project Management
12 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
13 5 (7.58%) MVVM
13 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (7.58%) SOA
13 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
14 4 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) C#
2 20 (30.30%) Java
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.15%) PHP
5 10 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.58%) Perl
6 5 (7.58%) VB
7 3 (4.55%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
1 3 (4.55%) ISEB
1 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Perforce
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chapel Street, Liverpool
Network Compucare
Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
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