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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 37 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.60% 6.26% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 7.46% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 23
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £35,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
382 536 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.44% 83.88% 83.31%
Number of salaries quoted 284 442 449
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 26 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Southport - 7 - - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (82.95%) .NET
3 46 (52.27%) TDD
4 43 (48.86%) HTML
4 43 (48.86%) CSS
5 42 (47.73%) C#
6 41 (46.59%) MVC
7 36 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (39.77%) SQL Server
8 35 (39.77%) ASP.NET
9 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (37.50%) BDD
10 32 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (36.36%) Web Application Development
10 32 (36.36%) SharePoint
10 32 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (35.23%) Visual Studio
11 31 (35.23%) Office 365
12 30 (34.09%) HTML5
12 30 (34.09%) InfoPath
12 30 (34.09%) XSLT
13 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 22 (25.00%) RESTful
15 20 (22.73%) Java
16 19 (21.59%) Migration
16 19 (21.59%) Kanban
17 18 (20.45%) Music Industry

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 32 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
1 32 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (7.95%) IIS
2 7 (7.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (34.09%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (35.23%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.05%) NUnit
2 15 (17.05%) Moq
3 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.36%) MSTest
4 10 (11.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (10.23%) Subversion
6 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.95%) Maven
7 7 (7.95%) Ant
8 4 (4.55%) PHPUnit
8 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.27%) RSpec
10 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (20.45%) Music Industry
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
3 5 (5.68%) Electronics
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Designer
3 21 (23.86%) SharePoint Designer
4 18 (20.45%) SharePoint Architect
4 18 (20.45%) Architect
5 14 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (15.91%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 13 (14.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (14.77%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.14%) Release Engineer
11 1 (1.14%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (82.95%) .NET
2 43 (48.86%) HTML
2 43 (48.86%) CSS
3 35 (39.77%) ASP.NET
4 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (34.09%) HTML5
5 30 (34.09%) XSLT
6 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (25.00%) RESTful
8 15 (17.05%) Ninject
8 15 (17.05%) SOAP
9 13 (14.77%) Web Services
10 11 (12.50%) jQuery
11 10 (11.36%) Spring.NET
11 10 (11.36%) WCF
11 10 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (11.36%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (11.36%) Spring
12 8 (9.09%) Ajax
13 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.36%) Social Network
2 10 (11.36%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.68%) IVR
4 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.27%) TDD
3 41 (46.59%) MVC
4 36 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (37.50%) BDD
6 32 (36.36%) Web Application Development
7 19 (21.59%) Kanban
7 19 (21.59%) Migration
8 18 (20.45%) Content Management
9 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
11 8 (9.09%) OO
12 7 (7.95%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.95%) OWASP
12 7 (7.95%) Open Source
12 7 (7.95%) Analytics
13 5 (5.68%) Performance Engineering
13 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.68%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) C#
2 20 (22.73%) Java
3 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (4.55%) Ruby
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.55%) PHP
5 4 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Facebook
2 10 (11.36%) Twitter
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Human Recognition Systems
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Prescot
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago