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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 492 464 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.38% 6.64% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 8.02% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 449 429 346
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,300
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
5550 5783 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.26% 82.80% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 4710 4740
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +7 283 £42,500 +6.25% 49
Cheshire +18 145 £40,000 - 30
Merseyside +3 35 £45,000 +2.27% 9
Lancashire -15 21 £39,000 -22.77% 3
Cumbria -8 1 £23,000 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 879 (95.44%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (62.87%) .NET
3 535 (58.09%) C#
4 416 (45.17%) ASP.NET
5 415 (45.06%) MVC
6 408 (44.30%) TDD
7 335 (36.37%) SQL Server
8 309 (33.55%) HTML
9 302 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 281 (30.51%) SQL
11 269 (29.21%) CSS
12 258 (28.01%) JavaScript
13 231 (25.08%) Continuous Integration
14 201 (21.82%) jQuery
15 181 (19.65%) Degree
16 176 (19.11%) Java
17 171 (18.57%) Kanban
18 170 (18.46%) WCF
19 167 (18.13%) Microsoft
20 158 (17.16%) Dependency Injection
21 156 (16.94%) .NET Framework
22 153 (16.61%) Windows
23 144 (15.64%) Finance
24 140 (15.20%) Web Application Development
25 137 (14.88%) BDD
26 135 (14.66%) HTML5
27 125 (13.57%) NUnit
28 124 (13.46%) Software Engineering
29 117 (12.70%) Castle Windsor
30 113 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 58 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.37%) CMS
3 28 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (2.28%) IIS
5 19 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (2.06%) NServiceBus
6 18 (1.95%) Node.js
7 16 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.30%) JBoss
9 11 (1.19%) Apache
9 11 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.19%) WordPress
10 10 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.87%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.33%) Confluence
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.80%) MS Project
3 15 (1.63%) MS Office
4 10 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.98%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.33%) Magento
2 3 (0.33%) Exstream
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Tridion
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.85%) Office 365
2 10 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.87%) SaaS
5 5 (0.54%) GitHub
6 3 (0.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Yammer
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.86%) HTTP
2 41 (4.45%) Internet
3 5 (0.54%) Broadband
4 4 (0.43%) ATM
5 3 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.11%) NAS
6 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (36.37%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.26%) MySQL
5 24 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.19%) RavenDB
13 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.87%) DB2
15 7 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.76%) JasperReports
16 6 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 125 (13.57%) NUnit
2 113 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 100 (10.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 99 (10.75%) Moq
5 93 (10.10%) Selenium
6 82 (8.90%) MSTest
7 64 (6.95%) Visual Studio
8 48 (5.21%) Git (software)
9 41 (4.45%) JIRA
10 28 (3.04%) Subversion
11 25 (2.71%) Eclipse
12 24 (2.61%) Cucumber
12 24 (2.61%) SpecFlow
13 21 (2.28%) TeamCity
14 19 (2.06%) JUnit
15 11 (1.19%) Maven
16 10 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.98%) MSBuild
17 9 (0.98%) Grunt
17 9 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 144 (15.64%) Finance
2 43 (4.67%) Marketing
3 39 (4.23%) Advertising
4 28 (3.04%) Retail
5 17 (1.85%) Games
6 16 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.74%) Music Industry
7 11 (1.19%) Billing
8 9 (0.98%) Automotive
9 7 (0.76%) Back Office
9 7 (0.76%) Banking
10 6 (0.65%) Electronics
11 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.33%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 582 (63.19%) Developer
2 275 (29.86%) .NET Developer
3 114 (12.38%) Senior Developer
4 111 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 96 (10.42%) Analyst
6 73 (7.93%) Project Manager
7 71 (7.71%) Java Developer
8 62 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 50 (5.43%) Junior Developer
9 50 (5.43%) Junior
10 49 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (4.78%) Development Manager
12 40 (4.34%) Business Analyst
13 38 (4.13%) Graduate
13 38 (4.13%) Web Developer
14 37 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (3.80%) Software Engineer
15 35 (3.80%) Junior .NET Developer
16 34 (3.69%) Graduate Developer
17 32 (3.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (62.87%) .NET
2 416 (45.17%) ASP.NET
3 309 (33.55%) HTML
4 302 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 269 (29.21%) CSS
6 201 (21.82%) jQuery
7 170 (18.46%) WCF
8 156 (16.94%) .NET Framework
9 135 (14.66%) HTML5
10 117 (12.70%) Castle Windsor
11 107 (11.62%) Web Services
12 93 (10.10%) JSON
13 91 (9.88%) CSS3
14 89 (9.66%) Spring.NET
15 86 (9.34%) XML
16 84 (9.12%) Ninject
16 84 (9.12%) AngularJS
17 79 (8.58%) NHibernate
18 78 (8.47%) Unity DI Container
19 75 (8.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.83%) Inversion of Control
2 86 (9.34%) Computer Science
3 73 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
4 62 (6.73%) Mobile App
5 42 (4.56%) N-Tier
6 31 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.04%) User Experience
8 13 (1.41%) Social Network
9 11 (1.19%) NHS
10 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.98%) Open Source
11 7 (0.76%) Tandem
12 6 (0.65%) Informatics
12 6 (0.65%) Telematics
13 4 (0.43%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.33%) iPad
14 3 (0.33%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.33%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (0.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 153 (16.61%) Windows
2 56 (6.08%) Linux
2 56 (6.08%) Apple iOS
3 54 (5.86%) Android
4 14 (1.52%) UNIX
5 4 (0.43%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.33%) Solaris
6 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (95.44%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (45.06%) MVC
3 408 (44.30%) TDD
4 231 (25.08%) Continuous Integration
5 171 (18.57%) Kanban
6 158 (17.16%) Dependency Injection
7 140 (15.20%) Web Application Development
8 137 (14.88%) BDD
9 124 (13.46%) Software Engineering
10 104 (11.29%) OO
11 97 (10.53%) Project Management
12 85 (9.23%) Unit Testing
13 82 (8.90%) Web Development
14 70 (7.60%) PRINCE2
15 64 (6.95%) E-Commerce
16 59 (6.41%) Mentoring
17 53 (5.75%) Coaching
17 53 (5.75%) MVVM
18 51 (5.54%) SOA
19 48 (5.21%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 535 (58.09%) C#
2 281 (30.51%) SQL
3 258 (28.01%) JavaScript
4 176 (19.11%) Java
5 61 (6.62%) VB.NET
6 47 (5.10%) PHP
7 46 (4.99%) VB
8 40 (4.34%) C++
9 36 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.85%) Ruby
11 15 (1.63%) C
12 13 (1.41%) PHP5
13 11 (1.19%) VB6
14 7 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.76%) VBA
15 5 (0.54%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.43%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 181 (19.65%) Degree
2 28 (3.04%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.17%) ISEB
3 20 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (1.30%) PMP
4 12 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.43%) HNC
7 4 (0.43%) HND
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.62%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) SLA
3 6 (0.65%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.43%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.43%) Kibana
4 2 (0.22%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 167 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.69%) Oracle
3 38 (4.13%) Facebook
4 26 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 19 (2.06%) Twitter
6 12 (1.30%) DevExpress
7 10 (1.09%) SAP
7 10 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.09%) Google
8 8 (0.87%) Sybase
9 7 (0.76%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.54%) IBM
10 5 (0.54%) HP
10 5 (0.54%) Wonderware
11 4 (0.43%) Informatica
12 3 (0.33%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.33%) Citrix
12 3 (0.33%) VMware
13 2 (0.22%) TIBCO
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