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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 48 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.81% 5.01% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 5.67% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 44
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
471 423 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.20% 88.31% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 363 477
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 10 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Southport - 4 £37,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 12 (37.50%) Degree
5 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (34.38%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) WCF
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (28.13%) QA
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) jQuery
10 7 (21.88%) Selenium
10 7 (21.88%) JIRA
11 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle
11 6 (18.75%) Ant
11 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 6 (18.75%) LINQ

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) PuTTY
1 5 (15.63%) WinSCP
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) Power BI
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) Essbase
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Ant
2 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.63%) JMeter
3 5 (15.63%) TortoiseSVN
3 5 (15.63%) WATIR
4 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (31.25%) WCF
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) LINQ
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (9.38%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (6.25%) CSS3
10 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.25%) JSON
10 2 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.63%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Kanban
5 4 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) MCSD
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) Telerik
5 1 (3.13%) Progress
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Posted: 4 days ago
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