The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 26 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 523 529 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.02% 7.40% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 8.87% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 462 438 298
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £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 the North West

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Scrum
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Scrum Salary Trend in the North West

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in the North West

Scrum
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North West 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
Manchester +6 300 £40,500 +1.25% 64
Cheshire +1 150 £40,000 +3.89% 30
Merseyside +13 37 £39,250 -1.87% 7
Lancashire -12 29 £35,000 -20.45% 8
Cumbria -4 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 990 (95.84%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (54.89%) .NET
3 512 (49.56%) C#
4 454 (43.95%) TDD
5 417 (40.37%) MVC
6 403 (39.01%) ASP.NET
7 342 (33.11%) SQL Server
8 339 (32.82%) HTML
9 329 (31.85%) JavaScript
10 291 (28.17%) CSS
11 290 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 274 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
13 262 (25.36%) SQL
14 229 (22.17%) Kanban
15 213 (20.62%) Java
16 200 (19.36%) WCF
17 198 (19.17%) jQuery
18 191 (18.49%) BDD
19 176 (17.04%) Web Services
20 174 (16.84%) Web Application Development
21 166 (16.07%) Degree
22 165 (15.97%) Dependency Injection
23 161 (15.59%) Finance
24 159 (15.39%) OO
25 156 (15.10%) Software Engineering
26 154 (14.91%) HTML5
27 147 (14.23%) NUnit
28 138 (13.36%) Microsoft
29 132 (12.78%) Windows
30 125 (12.10%) .NET Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 61 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 54 (5.23%) CMS
3 36 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 36 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (2.52%) IIS
5 24 (2.32%) Apache
6 21 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.55%) JBoss
8 13 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.26%) Node.js
9 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.39%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.29%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.29%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.29%) Immediacy CMS
12 3 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.90%) InfoPath
3 25 (2.42%) MS Project
4 21 (2.03%) MS Office
5 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.29%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.097%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Magento
1 6 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Tridion
4 2 (0.19%) Agresso
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.19%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.097%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.097%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.097%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.097%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.097%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.097%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.097%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.48%) Office 365
2 22 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.16%) Route 53
4 12 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (0.87%) GitHub
6 5 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Trello
8 1 (0.097%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.94%) Internet
2 43 (4.16%) HTTP
3 22 (2.13%) VPN
4 14 (1.36%) HTTPS
5 12 (1.16%) PPTP
5 12 (1.16%) IPsec
5 12 (1.16%) OpenVPN
6 10 (0.97%) Network Security
6 10 (0.97%) Broadband
7 5 (0.48%) Wireless
8 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.39%) GSM
8 4 (0.39%) PBX
8 4 (0.39%) PSTN
8 4 (0.39%) Extranet
9 3 (0.29%) ATM
9 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.19%) SNMP
10 2 (0.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (33.11%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.62%) MySQL
3 47 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 26 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.42%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.06%) JasperReports
14 11 (1.06%) Big Data
14 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.39%) Data Mart
16 4 (0.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 147 (14.23%) NUnit
2 115 (11.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 98 (9.49%) Moq
4 97 (9.39%) MSTest
5 86 (8.33%) Selenium
6 76 (7.36%) Visual Studio
7 67 (6.49%) Git (software)
7 67 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (3.68%) JIRA
9 37 (3.58%) Cucumber
10 34 (3.29%) Subversion
11 31 (3.00%) Jenkins
12 29 (2.81%) JUnit
13 27 (2.61%) Eclipse
14 22 (2.13%) Jasmine
15 20 (1.94%) Maven
16 16 (1.55%) Ant
17 13 (1.26%) SpecFlow
18 11 (1.06%) Mercurial
18 11 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 161 (15.59%) Finance
2 49 (4.74%) Advertising
3 39 (3.78%) Marketing
4 34 (3.29%) Banking
5 31 (3.00%) Retail
6 26 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.32%) Games
7 24 (2.32%) Legal
8 18 (1.74%) Music Industry
9 15 (1.45%) Back Office
10 11 (1.06%) Electronics
11 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.29%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.097%) Publishing
16 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.097%) Automotive
16 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 663 (64.18%) Developer
2 326 (31.56%) .NET Developer
3 90 (8.71%) Senior Developer
4 85 (8.23%) Project Manager
5 83 (8.03%) C# Developer
6 82 (7.94%) Analyst
7 75 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 57 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 46 (4.45%) Software Developer
10 45 (4.36%) Business Analyst
11 43 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (3.97%) Lead Developer
13 39 (3.78%) Junior
14 38 (3.68%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.58%) Junior Developer
16 36 (3.48%) Web Developer
17 35 (3.39%) Development Manager
17 35 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
18 34 (3.29%) Graduate
19 33 (3.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 567 (54.89%) .NET
2 403 (39.01%) ASP.NET
3 339 (32.82%) HTML
4 291 (28.17%) CSS
5 290 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 200 (19.36%) WCF
7 198 (19.17%) jQuery
8 176 (17.04%) Web Services
9 154 (14.91%) HTML5
10 125 (12.10%) .NET Framework
11 120 (11.62%) AngularJS
12 116 (11.23%) Castle Windsor
13 110 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 108 (10.45%) RESTful
15 89 (8.62%) XML
16 88 (8.52%) Ninject
16 88 (8.52%) WPF
17 85 (8.23%) Spring.NET
18 84 (8.13%) Spring
19 81 (7.84%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 99 (9.58%) Inversion of Control
3 96 (9.29%) Computer Science
4 64 (6.20%) User Experience
5 46 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 24 (2.32%) N-Tier
8 23 (2.23%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.36%) Tandem
10 12 (1.16%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.16%) PKI
11 10 (0.97%) Social Network
12 9 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.87%) NHS
12 9 (0.87%) iPad
12 9 (0.87%) Xbox
13 8 (0.77%) iPhone
14 7 (0.68%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 132 (12.78%) Windows
2 76 (7.36%) Linux
3 70 (6.78%) Android
4 67 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.84%) CentOS
6 8 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (0.77%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.48%) UNIX
10 4 (0.39%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.39%) SUSE
11 3 (0.29%) VMS
11 3 (0.29%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.097%) Solaris
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (95.84%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (43.95%) TDD
3 417 (40.37%) MVC
4 274 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
5 229 (22.17%) Kanban
6 191 (18.49%) BDD
7 174 (16.84%) Web Application Development
8 165 (15.97%) Dependency Injection
9 159 (15.39%) OO
10 156 (15.10%) Software Engineering
11 124 (12.00%) SDLC
12 116 (11.23%) Project Management
13 85 (8.23%) Unit Testing
14 83 (8.03%) Web Development
15 79 (7.65%) Mentoring
16 70 (6.78%) MVVM
17 69 (6.68%) E-Commerce
18 67 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
19 62 (6.00%) OOP
20 60 (5.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 512 (49.56%) C#
2 329 (31.85%) JavaScript
3 262 (25.36%) SQL
4 213 (20.62%) Java
5 71 (6.87%) C++
6 67 (6.49%) PHP
7 60 (5.81%) VB.NET
8 44 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 41 (3.97%) VB
10 30 (2.90%) C
10 30 (2.90%) Ruby
11 20 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.84%) Objective-C
12 19 (1.84%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.16%) Python
14 10 (0.97%) PHP5
15 8 (0.77%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.68%) VBA
17 6 (0.58%) Perl
17 6 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 166 (16.07%) Degree
2 23 (2.23%) SC Cleared
2 23 (2.23%) ISTQB
2 23 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.65%) DV Cleared
3 17 (1.65%) ISEB
4 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.68%) PMP
8 4 (0.39%) HNC
8 4 (0.39%) HND
9 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.29%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.19%) IIBA
10 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.097%) MCP
11 1 (0.097%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.097%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.78%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) COBIT
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
4 2 (0.19%) WAI
5 1 (0.097%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (1.84%) Docker
2 4 (0.39%) Kamailio
3 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (2.90%) Puppet
2 18 (1.74%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.39%) Nagios
5 4 (0.39%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.39%) Opsview
5 4 (0.39%) Graphite
6 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.097%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.097%) Oozie
Vendors
1 138 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.74%) Oracle
3 36 (3.48%) Facebook
4 24 (2.32%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.26%) DevExpress
6 10 (0.97%) Twitter
7 9 (0.87%) Zend
8 8 (0.77%) Google
8 8 (0.77%) Adobe
9 7 (0.68%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.68%) Symbian
10 6 (0.58%) IBM
11 5 (0.48%) Apigee
11 5 (0.48%) HP
11 5 (0.48%) Dell
12 4 (0.39%) SAP
12 4 (0.39%) Hitachi
13 3 (0.29%) Informatica
13 3 (0.29%) VMware
13 3 (0.29%) hybris
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago