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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 425 512 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.16% 7.75% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 9.47% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 396 463 348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
5696 5408 6287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.61% 81.89% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4898 4534 5444
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 254 £42,500 +6.25% 63
Cheshire +4 133 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Merseyside -8 21 £45,000 +4.04% 7
Lancashire -13 15 £39,000 +3.31% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 856 (94.17%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (58.42%) .NET
3 513 (56.44%) C#
4 393 (43.23%) ASP.NET
5 391 (43.01%) MVC
6 390 (42.90%) TDD
7 326 (35.86%) SQL Server
8 284 (31.24%) HTML
9 261 (28.71%) CSS
10 258 (28.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 248 (27.28%) SQL
12 228 (25.08%) Continuous Integration
13 227 (24.97%) JavaScript
14 175 (19.25%) Java
15 170 (18.70%) jQuery
16 164 (18.04%) Degree
17 160 (17.60%) Microsoft
18 157 (17.27%) Windows
19 149 (16.39%) Finance
20 148 (16.28%) Kanban
20 148 (16.28%) Dependency Injection
21 147 (16.17%) WCF
22 122 (13.42%) Web Application Development
23 121 (13.31%) Team Foundation Server
24 120 (13.20%) Castle Windsor
25 118 (12.98%) BDD
26 114 (12.54%) .NET Framework
27 113 (12.43%) HTML5
28 112 (12.32%) NUnit
28 112 (12.32%) Software Engineering

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.86%) NServiceBus
3 24 (2.64%) IIS
4 22 (2.42%) CMS
5 19 (2.09%) Node.js
6 18 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.54%) WordPress
8 12 (1.32%) Apache
8 12 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.21%) JBoss
9 11 (1.21%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.33%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 81 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.63%) MS Project
3 21 (2.31%) MS Office
4 15 (1.65%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Tridion
3 5 (0.55%) Magento
4 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.33%) Exstream
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.10%) SaaS
2 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.66%) Office 365
5 4 (0.44%) IaaS
5 4 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.61%) HTTP
2 40 (4.40%) Internet
3 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.33%) Intranet
5 2 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.07%) MySQL
5 27 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.87%) DB2
8 13 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.99%) RavenDB
11 8 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.66%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.55%) Big Data
15 4 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 121 (13.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 112 (12.32%) NUnit
3 94 (10.34%) Selenium
3 94 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
4 90 (9.90%) Moq
5 81 (8.91%) MSTest
6 68 (7.48%) Visual Studio
7 51 (5.61%) Git (software)
8 38 (4.18%) JIRA
9 29 (3.19%) Subversion
10 28 (3.08%) Cucumber
11 27 (2.97%) SpecFlow
12 24 (2.64%) JUnit
13 19 (2.09%) Eclipse
13 19 (2.09%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.32%) FitNesse
15 11 (1.21%) Grunt
15 11 (1.21%) MSBuild
16 10 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 149 (16.39%) Finance
2 41 (4.51%) Advertising
3 39 (4.29%) Marketing
4 35 (3.85%) Retail
5 22 (2.42%) Automotive
6 17 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.99%) Games
8 8 (0.88%) Music Industry
8 8 (0.88%) Billing
8 8 (0.88%) Back Office
9 5 (0.55%) Publishing
9 5 (0.55%) Banking
10 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.33%) German Language
11 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.33%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 552 (60.73%) Developer
2 244 (26.84%) .NET Developer
3 133 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 113 (12.43%) Analyst
5 104 (11.44%) C# Developer
6 91 (10.01%) Java Developer
7 65 (7.15%) Project Manager
8 51 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 47 (5.17%) Junior
10 46 (5.06%) Business Analyst
11 43 (4.73%) Junior Developer
11 43 (4.73%) ScrumMaster
12 42 (4.62%) Development Manager
13 40 (4.40%) Web Developer
14 39 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
15 38 (4.18%) Senior .NET Developer
16 37 (4.07%) Software Engineer
16 37 (4.07%) Graduate
16 37 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 35 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (58.42%) .NET
2 393 (43.23%) ASP.NET
3 284 (31.24%) HTML
4 261 (28.71%) CSS
5 258 (28.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 170 (18.70%) jQuery
7 147 (16.17%) WCF
8 120 (13.20%) Castle Windsor
9 114 (12.54%) .NET Framework
10 113 (12.43%) HTML5
11 106 (11.66%) Web Services
12 99 (10.89%) CSS3
13 91 (10.01%) JSON
14 89 (9.79%) XML
14 89 (9.79%) Ninject
15 86 (9.46%) Spring.NET
16 80 (8.80%) Unity DI Container
17 78 (8.58%) SOAP
17 78 (8.58%) WinForms
18 74 (8.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 76 (8.36%) Enterprise Software
3 69 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 44 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 30 (3.30%) User Experience
6 23 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (1.98%) Social Network
8 12 (1.32%) Open Source
9 7 (0.77%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.66%) Telematics
11 3 (0.33%) Informatics
11 3 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.33%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.33%) W3C
11 3 (0.33%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.33%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.22%) LIMS
12 2 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 157 (17.27%) Windows
2 57 (6.27%) Linux
3 43 (4.73%) Android
3 43 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.65%) UNIX
5 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.11%) CentOS
6 1 (0.11%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (94.17%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (43.01%) MVC
3 390 (42.90%) TDD
4 228 (25.08%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (16.28%) Kanban
5 148 (16.28%) Dependency Injection
6 122 (13.42%) Web Application Development
7 118 (12.98%) BDD
8 112 (12.32%) Software Engineering
9 88 (9.68%) Project Management
9 88 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 84 (9.24%) Unit Testing
11 83 (9.13%) OO
12 72 (7.92%) MVVM
13 68 (7.48%) Coaching
14 67 (7.37%) Mentoring
15 65 (7.15%) PRINCE2
16 62 (6.82%) Web Development
17 58 (6.38%) SOA
17 58 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 513 (56.44%) C#
2 248 (27.28%) SQL
3 227 (24.97%) JavaScript
4 175 (19.25%) Java
5 58 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 51 (5.61%) VB
7 47 (5.17%) PHP
7 47 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 45 (4.95%) C++
9 24 (2.64%) Ruby
10 13 (1.43%) C
11 9 (0.99%) Python
12 7 (0.77%) Scala
13 6 (0.66%) VB6
13 6 (0.66%) PHP5
14 5 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.44%) XAML
16 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 164 (18.04%) Degree
2 32 (3.52%) ISEB
3 24 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.43%) PMP
7 9 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.66%) MCP
9 5 (0.55%) MCTS
10 4 (0.44%) MCAD
10 4 (0.44%) MCSD
11 3 (0.33%) HND
11 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.22%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.22%) MCSE
12 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.22%) HNC
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.60%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.44%) Kibana
3 4 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.22%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 160 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.14%) Oracle
3 41 (4.51%) Facebook
4 23 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.31%) Twitter
6 14 (1.54%) Sybase
7 11 (1.21%) SAP
8 10 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.99%) HP
9 9 (0.99%) Wonderware
10 6 (0.66%) hybris
10 6 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.66%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.66%) VMware
10 6 (0.66%) Google
11 5 (0.55%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.44%) IBM
13 3 (0.33%) Citrix
13 3 (0.33%) Apple
14 2 (0.22%) TIBCO
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