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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 21 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.65% 4.31% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 5.33% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 29
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £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
360 488 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.65% 80.93% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 282 394 429
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +4 10 £35,500 -21.11% 8
Southport -3 7 - - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 71 (94.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (80.00%) .NET
3 39 (52.00%) TDD
4 38 (50.67%) HTML
4 38 (50.67%) CSS
5 35 (46.67%) C#
6 33 (44.00%) MVC
7 29 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (38.67%) BDD
8 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET
9 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
9 26 (34.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (34.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (33.33%) Office 365
10 25 (33.33%) HTML5
10 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (33.33%) InfoPath
10 25 (33.33%) XSLT
10 25 (33.33%) Visual Studio
11 24 (32.00%) Web Application Development
12 20 (26.67%) Java
13 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
13 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (22.67%) RESTful
14 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
14 17 (22.67%) DV Cleared
14 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
15 16 (21.33%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
1 26 (34.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 26 (34.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (10.67%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.00%) NUnit
3 12 (16.00%) Moq
4 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.00%) Subversion
5 8 (10.67%) Maven
5 8 (10.67%) Ant
6 7 (9.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (9.33%) MSTest
7 4 (5.33%) PHPUnit
7 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.67%) RSpec
9 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (17.33%) Music Industry
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Electronics
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Designer
2 21 (28.00%) SharePoint Designer
3 14 (18.67%) Software Developer
4 13 (17.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (16.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 12 (16.00%) Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.33%) Release Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (80.00%) .NET
2 38 (50.67%) HTML
2 38 (50.67%) CSS
3 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (33.33%) XSLT
4 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (33.33%) HTML5
5 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (22.67%) RESTful
7 16 (21.33%) SOAP
8 14 (18.67%) Web Services
9 12 (16.00%) Ninject
10 11 (14.67%) Spring
11 10 (13.33%) jQuery
12 8 (10.67%) HornetQ
12 8 (10.67%) Ajax
12 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
12 8 (10.67%) XHTML
12 8 (10.67%) WSDL
12 8 (10.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.33%) Social Network
2 7 (9.33%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.67%) IVR
4 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) TDD
3 33 (44.00%) MVC
4 29 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (38.67%) BDD
5 25 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (32.00%) Web Application Development
7 15 (20.00%) Kanban
8 13 (17.33%) Migration
8 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
9 12 (16.00%) Content Management
10 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.67%) OWASP
11 8 (10.67%) Open Source
11 8 (10.67%) Analytics
11 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
11 8 (10.67%) OO
12 5 (6.67%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
13 4 (5.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) C#
2 20 (26.67%) Java
3 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.67%) SQL
5 4 (5.33%) Ruby
5 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.33%) PHP
5 4 (5.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
1 17 (22.67%) DV Cleared
1 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Facebook
3 7 (9.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Perforce
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