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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 42 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 511 381 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.26% 5.21% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 6.68% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 427 296 255
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,350
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
5698 5700 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.91% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4534 4846 5017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +10 292 £40,000 - 48
Cheshire +28 141 £38,500 +10.00% 17
Merseyside +10 41 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Lancashire +20 36 £44,000 +25.71% 5
Cumbria +6 2 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 542 (56.40%) .NET
2 536 (55.78%) C#
3 454 (47.24%) MVC
4 448 (46.62%) ASP.NET
5 430 (44.75%) SQL Server
6 409 (42.56%) TDD
7 343 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
8 305 (31.74%) HTML
9 296 (30.80%) JavaScript
10 262 (27.26%) CSS
11 260 (27.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 213 (22.16%) SQL
13 208 (21.64%) WCF
14 206 (21.44%) jQuery
15 197 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
16 183 (19.04%) Java
17 158 (16.44%) Kanban
18 154 (16.02%) OO
19 148 (15.40%) Web Services
20 146 (15.19%) XML
21 135 (14.05%) Degree
22 134 (13.94%) Windows
23 130 (13.53%) Microsoft
24 128 (13.32%) Web Development
25 125 (13.01%) NUnit
26 121 (12.59%) .NET Framework
27 117 (12.17%) Rhino Mocks
28 116 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
29 115 (11.97%) Web Application Development
29 115 (11.97%) Castle Windsor

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 60 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.12%) IIS
3 27 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.98%) Apache
6 18 (1.87%) Confluence
7 16 (1.66%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.35%) CMS
8 13 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.04%) Node.js
9 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.94%) WordPress
11 8 (0.83%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.73%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.62%) Drupal
13 6 (0.62%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.62%) Commerce Server
13 6 (0.62%) concrete5
14 5 (0.52%) Lync
15 4 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 64 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.66%) MS Project
3 12 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.04%) MS Office
5 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.10%) Mingle
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.52%) Magento
4 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.42%) Tridion
5 3 (0.31%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.25%) Trello
2 9 (0.94%) SaaS
3 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.62%) GitHub
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.89%) Internet
2 9 (0.94%) AMQP
3 5 (0.52%) HTTP
3 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.31%) DNS
5 2 (0.21%) SSL
5 2 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.10%) VPN
6 1 (0.10%) IPv4
6 1 (0.10%) IPv6
6 1 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (44.75%) SQL Server
2 66 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (6.45%) MySQL
4 52 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (2.19%) DB2
10 19 (1.98%) RavenDB
11 14 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.04%) Big Data
14 10 (1.04%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.83%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 125 (13.01%) NUnit
2 117 (12.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 102 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (9.47%) Moq
5 90 (9.37%) MSTest
6 85 (8.84%) Visual Studio
6 85 (8.84%) Git (software)
7 52 (5.41%) Subversion
8 47 (4.89%) JIRA
9 45 (4.68%) Eclipse
10 40 (4.16%) Jenkins
11 36 (3.75%) JUnit
12 34 (3.54%) Selenium
13 22 (2.29%) Ant
14 19 (1.98%) ReSharper
14 19 (1.98%) Maven
14 19 (1.98%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.77%) Hudson
16 16 (1.66%) Gradle
17 15 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 105 (10.93%) Finance
2 45 (4.68%) Retail
3 41 (4.27%) Marketing
4 34 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.23%) Advertising
6 19 (1.98%) Games
7 18 (1.87%) Automotive
8 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.52%) Publishing
11 4 (0.42%) Military
11 4 (0.42%) Law
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
13 2 (0.21%) Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 670 (69.72%) Developer
2 286 (29.76%) .NET Developer
3 155 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 111 (11.55%) Java Developer
5 106 (11.03%) C# Developer
6 70 (7.28%) Project Manager
7 68 (7.08%) Analyst
8 53 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 48 (4.99%) Web Developer
10 48 (4.99%) Software Developer
10 48 (4.99%) ASP.NET Developer
11 46 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (4.37%) Junior
13 41 (4.27%) Business Analyst
14 40 (4.16%) Junior Developer
15 38 (3.95%) Team Leader
16 37 (3.85%) Graduate
16 37 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
17 36 (3.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (56.40%) .NET
2 448 (46.62%) ASP.NET
3 305 (31.74%) HTML
4 262 (27.26%) CSS
5 260 (27.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 208 (21.64%) WCF
7 206 (21.44%) jQuery
8 148 (15.40%) Web Services
9 146 (15.19%) XML
10 121 (12.59%) .NET Framework
11 116 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 115 (11.97%) Castle Windsor
13 113 (11.76%) WPF
14 103 (10.72%) Ajax
15 101 (10.51%) WinForms
16 91 (9.47%) J2EE
17 89 (9.26%) LINQ
18 88 (9.16%) Razor View Engine
19 87 (9.05%) Unity DI Container
19 87 (9.05%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.37%) Inversion of Control
2 74 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 61 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.29%) Social Network
6 20 (2.08%) iPhone
6 20 (2.08%) Open Source
7 14 (1.46%) iPad
7 14 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 14 (1.46%) PMI
8 11 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.04%) Xbox
10 9 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.83%) W3C
11 8 (0.83%) Tandem
11 8 (0.83%) Streaming Media
12 7 (0.73%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.62%) NHS
13 6 (0.62%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.62%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.94%) Windows
2 60 (6.24%) Android
3 58 (6.04%) Linux
4 53 (5.52%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.02%) UNIX
6 13 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) AIX
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.21%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (47.24%) MVC
2 409 (42.56%) TDD
3 343 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (16.44%) Kanban
6 154 (16.02%) OO
7 128 (13.32%) Web Development
8 115 (11.97%) Web Application Development
9 114 (11.86%) E-Commerce
10 104 (10.82%) Dependency Injection
11 100 (10.41%) MVVM
12 99 (10.30%) Unit Testing
13 96 (9.99%) OOP
13 96 (9.99%) Project Management
14 69 (7.18%) Software Engineering
15 64 (6.66%) BDD
16 56 (5.83%) Waterfall
17 53 (5.52%) Pair Programming
17 53 (5.52%) PRINCE2
18 42 (4.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 536 (55.78%) C#
2 296 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 213 (22.16%) SQL
4 183 (19.04%) Java
5 83 (8.64%) VB.NET
6 62 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 57 (5.93%) PHP
8 46 (4.79%) VB
9 35 (3.64%) Objective-C
10 30 (3.12%) Ruby
11 23 (2.39%) C++
12 18 (1.87%) C
13 13 (1.35%) XAML
14 11 (1.14%) XPath
14 11 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.94%) Python
16 9 (0.94%) ActionScript
16 9 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 135 (14.05%) Degree
2 51 (5.31%) MCP
3 48 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (3.95%) MCAD
4 38 (3.95%) MCSD
4 38 (3.95%) MCTS
5 27 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 20 (2.08%) ISEB
8 19 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.66%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.14%) PMP
12 9 (0.94%) HND
13 8 (0.83%) MCSE
14 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.52%) CCNP
15 2 (0.21%) CBAP
15 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.89%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.42%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.31%) Puppet
3 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.21%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 130 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.41%) Oracle
3 30 (3.12%) Facebook
4 20 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 20 (2.08%) Sybase
5 19 (1.98%) HP
5 19 (1.98%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.35%) Twitter
8 12 (1.25%) IBM
9 10 (1.04%) VMware
10 9 (0.94%) SAP
11 8 (0.83%) Adobe
11 8 (0.83%) ATG
11 8 (0.83%) Zend
11 8 (0.83%) hybris
11 8 (0.83%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.73%) Google
13 5 (0.52%) WSO2
14 4 (0.42%) Sage
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