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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 42 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.69% 7.78% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 9.26% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 32
Average salary £41,250 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £34,250 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
449 529 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.61% 83.97% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 372 477 423
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 -7 10 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Wirral -12 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Southport -3 1 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Birkenhead -5 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (60.71%) C#
3 28 (50.00%) .NET
4 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 23 (41.07%) HTML
6 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 20 (35.71%) SQL
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
8 16 (28.57%) MVC
8 16 (28.57%) TDD
9 15 (26.79%) WCF
10 13 (23.21%) XML
11 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
12 11 (19.64%) Web Services
12 11 (19.64%) jQuery
13 9 (16.07%) OO
13 9 (16.07%) HTML5
13 9 (16.07%) CSS3
13 9 (16.07%) Backbone.js
13 9 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (14.29%) Java
14 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (12.50%) Android
15 7 (12.50%) LINQ
15 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
15 7 (12.50%) Project Management
15 7 (12.50%) Android Development
15 7 (12.50%) AngularJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (3.57%) Node.js
1 2 (3.57%) CMS
1 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (10.71%) NUnit
2 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
2 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
2 5 (8.93%) Selenium
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Bugzilla
2 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
2 5 (8.93%) Hudson
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 3 (5.36%) MSTest
5 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.36%) Games
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.07%) HTML
4 20 (35.71%) CSS
5 15 (26.79%) WCF
6 13 (23.21%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) Web Services
7 11 (19.64%) jQuery
8 9 (16.07%) HTML5
8 9 (16.07%) CSS3
8 9 (16.07%) Backbone.js
8 9 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.50%) LINQ
10 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
10 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.71%) JSON
12 5 (8.93%) Ajax
12 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) W3C
3 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) MVC
2 16 (28.57%) TDD
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Android Development
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.93%) BDD
7 5 (8.93%) User Stories
7 5 (8.93%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.93%) iOS Development
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) C#
2 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Ruby
6 4 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) F#
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago