The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 38 37 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 447 476 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.22% 6.49% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 8.29% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 408 373 203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Scrum
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 258 £40,000 +11.11% 41
Cheshire -11 100 £37,500 - 10
Lancashire +32 49 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Merseyside +8 37 £47,000 +23.68%
Cumbria - 6 £26,750 - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 505 (52.60%) .NET
2 497 (51.77%) C#
3 469 (48.85%) MVC
4 423 (44.06%) TDD
5 417 (43.44%) ASP.NET
6 402 (41.88%) SQL Server
7 390 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
8 292 (30.42%) SQL
9 291 (30.31%) HTML
10 264 (27.50%) CSS
11 263 (27.40%) JavaScript
12 262 (27.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 228 (23.75%) jQuery
14 216 (22.50%) Java
15 210 (21.88%) WCF
16 171 (17.81%) OO
17 161 (16.77%) XML
18 152 (15.83%) E-Commerce
19 140 (14.58%) Kanban
20 131 (13.65%) Oracle
21 130 (13.54%) Windows
22 129 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
23 128 (13.33%) Finance
24 120 (12.50%) Web Services
25 118 (12.29%) J2EE
25 118 (12.29%) PHP
26 116 (12.08%) Pair Programming
27 115 (11.98%) MySQL
27 115 (11.98%) Hibernate
28 114 (11.88%) Ajax

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 47 (4.90%) Tomcat
2 28 (2.92%) IIS
3 23 (2.40%) Apache
4 22 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.35%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.83%) Drupal
9 5 (0.52%) Node.js
9 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.42%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.42%) CMS
10 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.31%) DNN
12 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.21%) WordPress
12 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.10%) Jetty
13 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.73%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.31%) Mingle
5 3 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) Magento
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.25%) SaaS
2 10 (1.04%) Trello
3 6 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) Route 53
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.13%) Internet
2 13 (1.35%) HTTP
3 4 (0.42%) AMQP
4 3 (0.31%) DNS
4 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.21%) SSH
6 1 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.10%) IPv4
6 1 (0.10%) IPv6
6 1 (0.10%) VPN
6 1 (0.10%) VoIP
6 1 (0.10%) Intranet
6 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (41.88%) SQL Server
2 115 (11.98%) MySQL
3 79 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (4.58%) DB2
5 37 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.02%) Oracle Database
7 28 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.19%) Big Data
10 17 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 103 (10.73%) NUnit
3 102 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 89 (9.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 88 (9.17%) Moq
6 83 (8.65%) Subversion
7 77 (8.02%) MSTest
8 59 (6.15%) Visual Studio
9 39 (4.06%) JUnit
10 33 (3.44%) Selenium
10 33 (3.44%) Eclipse
11 30 (3.13%) Jenkins
11 30 (3.13%) PHPUnit
11 30 (3.13%) Maven
12 26 (2.71%) Ant
13 18 (1.88%) JIRA
14 14 (1.46%) Hudson
14 14 (1.46%) Gerrit
14 14 (1.46%) Mockito
15 9 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 128 (13.33%) Finance
2 37 (3.85%) Retail
3 32 (3.33%) Marketing
4 15 (1.56%) Games
5 9 (0.94%) Automotive
5 9 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.73%) Legal
8 5 (0.52%) Advertising
9 4 (0.42%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.42%) Publishing
9 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.42%) Military
10 3 (0.31%) Back Office
10 3 (0.31%) Law
10 3 (0.31%) Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 678 (70.63%) Developer
2 273 (28.44%) .NET Developer
3 153 (15.94%) Senior Developer
4 130 (13.54%) Java Developer
5 125 (13.02%) C# Developer
6 84 (8.75%) Analyst
7 66 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 59 (6.15%) PHP Developer
9 58 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (5.52%) Business Analyst
11 50 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 48 (5.00%) Lead Developer
13 47 (4.90%) Project Manager
14 41 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
15 40 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (3.85%) Team Leader
16 37 (3.85%) Web Developer
17 36 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 34 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
18 34 (3.54%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (52.60%) .NET
2 417 (43.44%) ASP.NET
3 291 (30.31%) HTML
4 264 (27.50%) CSS
5 262 (27.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 228 (23.75%) jQuery
7 210 (21.88%) WCF
8 161 (16.77%) XML
9 120 (12.50%) Web Services
10 118 (12.29%) J2EE
11 115 (11.98%) Hibernate
12 114 (11.88%) Ajax
13 113 (11.77%) WPF
14 101 (10.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 97 (10.10%) WinForms
16 92 (9.58%) Spring
17 84 (8.75%) .NET Framework
18 81 (8.44%) Castle Windsor
19 77 (8.02%) Spring.NET
19 77 (8.02%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.44%) Inversion of Control
2 49 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.19%) Open Source
6 14 (1.46%) PMI
7 11 (1.15%) iPhone
8 10 (1.04%) NHS
8 10 (1.04%) Xbox
8 10 (1.04%) iPad
9 9 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (0.83%) Streaming Media
10 8 (0.83%) RIA
11 7 (0.73%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.63%) Biometrics
13 5 (0.52%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.52%) Informatics
13 5 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.54%) Windows
2 77 (8.02%) Linux
3 41 (4.27%) UNIX
4 40 (4.17%) Android
5 37 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (48.85%) MVC
2 423 (44.06%) TDD
3 390 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (17.81%) OO
5 152 (15.83%) E-Commerce
6 140 (14.58%) Kanban
7 129 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (12.08%) Pair Programming
9 106 (11.04%) Web Development
10 94 (9.79%) OOP
11 86 (8.96%) Dependency Injection
12 85 (8.85%) Unit Testing
13 84 (8.75%) Software Engineering
14 82 (8.54%) Web Application Development
15 76 (7.92%) Project Management
16 66 (6.88%) MVVM
17 54 (5.63%) PRINCE2
18 52 (5.42%) RUP
19 49 (5.10%) BDD
20 46 (4.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 497 (51.77%) C#
2 292 (30.42%) SQL
3 263 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 216 (22.50%) Java
5 118 (12.29%) PHP
6 81 (8.44%) VB.NET
7 57 (5.94%) T-SQL
8 42 (4.38%) Ruby
9 41 (4.27%) PHP5
10 38 (3.96%) C++
11 36 (3.75%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.13%) C
13 24 (2.50%) VB
14 21 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.77%) XPath
16 16 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.56%) XAML
18 11 (1.15%) ActionScript
18 11 (1.15%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (11.67%) Degree
2 70 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (7.08%) MCP
4 60 (6.25%) MCTS
4 60 (6.25%) MCAD
4 60 (6.25%) MCSD
5 37 (3.85%) ISEB
6 22 (2.29%) PMI Certification
7 20 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.67%) PMP
9 14 (1.46%) HND
10 11 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.04%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.83%) MCSE
13 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.21%) MCSA
14 2 (0.21%) RHCE
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.31%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.31%) Puppet
3 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 131 (13.65%) Oracle
2 89 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 70 (7.29%) Zend
4 47 (4.90%) Sybase
5 12 (1.25%) IBM
6 11 (1.15%) WSO2
6 11 (1.15%) Google
7 9 (0.94%) HP
8 8 (0.83%) Informatica
9 7 (0.73%) VMware
10 6 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.63%) SAP
10 6 (0.63%) JBoss
10 6 (0.63%) Adobe
11 5 (0.52%) Intel
11 5 (0.52%) Symbian
12 4 (0.42%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.42%) ATG
12 4 (0.42%) hybris
13 3 (0.31%) Xamarin
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