The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.18% 0.53% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.70% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
Scrum
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 143 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 79.41% 75.66% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 98 80
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Scrum
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Midlands region.

Scrum Salary Trend in the Midlands

Scrum
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Aerospace
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 8 (80.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) TDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA