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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 475 416 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.70% 6.07% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 7.34% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 421 375 325
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,800 £51,000
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
5251 5667 5828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.15% 82.72% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4206 4564 4909
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +6 258 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Cheshire +13 144 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Merseyside +24 52 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Lancashire -27 9 £39,000 -22.77% 3
Cumbria -9 3 £32,500 -0.76% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 890 (96.22%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (61.73%) .NET
3 509 (55.03%) C#
4 414 (44.76%) MVC
5 398 (43.03%) ASP.NET
6 396 (42.81%) TDD
7 337 (36.43%) SQL Server
8 296 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 290 (31.35%) HTML
10 278 (30.05%) SQL
11 267 (28.86%) JavaScript
12 259 (28.00%) CSS
13 221 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
14 191 (20.65%) jQuery
15 190 (20.54%) Kanban
16 188 (20.32%) WCF
17 181 (19.57%) Java
18 169 (18.27%) Degree
19 166 (17.95%) Dependency Injection
20 159 (17.19%) BDD
21 157 (16.97%) Web Application Development
22 151 (16.32%) .NET Framework
23 145 (15.68%) Microsoft
24 144 (15.57%) NUnit
25 141 (15.24%) Software Engineering
26 139 (15.03%) HTML5
27 132 (14.27%) OO
28 128 (13.84%) Finance
29 126 (13.62%) Windows
30 118 (12.76%) Castle Windsor

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 71 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 36 (3.89%) CMS
4 35 (3.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (2.16%) Node.js
6 15 (1.62%) IIS
7 13 (1.41%) Apache
7 13 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (1.30%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.30%) JBoss
9 11 (1.19%) NServiceBus
10 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.86%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.32%) Confluence
12 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.22%) WordPress
13 2 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 64 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.24%) MS Project
3 24 (2.59%) InfoPath
4 13 (1.41%) MS Office
5 10 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Magento
2 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.43%) Exstream
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.22%) Sage ERP X3
5 2 (0.22%) Agresso
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Tridion
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.78%) Office 365
2 16 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.97%) GitHub
5 5 (0.54%) SaaS
6 4 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.43%) Route 53
7 2 (0.22%) Trello
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.41%) Internet
2 35 (3.78%) HTTP
3 11 (1.19%) Broadband
4 10 (1.08%) VPN
5 6 (0.65%) Network Security
6 4 (0.43%) PPTP
6 4 (0.43%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.43%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.43%) IPsec
6 4 (0.43%) ATM
7 3 (0.32%) Wireless
8 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) SAN
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (36.43%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (5.41%) MySQL
4 29 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 26 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 23 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 23 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.73%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.19%) RavenDB
12 10 (1.08%) Big Data
13 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.76%) JasperReports
14 7 (0.76%) DB2
15 5 (0.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 144 (15.57%) NUnit
2 113 (12.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 102 (11.03%) Moq
4 89 (9.62%) MSTest
5 88 (9.51%) Selenium
6 82 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (7.89%) Visual Studio
8 57 (6.16%) Git (software)
9 39 (4.22%) JIRA
10 32 (3.46%) Subversion
11 26 (2.81%) Cucumber
12 23 (2.49%) JUnit
12 23 (2.49%) Eclipse
13 19 (2.05%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.84%) Jenkins
15 14 (1.51%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.30%) Mercurial
17 11 (1.19%) Maven
18 8 (0.86%) Ant
18 8 (0.86%) Xcode
General
1 128 (13.84%) Finance
2 41 (4.43%) Advertising
2 41 (4.43%) Marketing
3 28 (3.03%) Retail
4 25 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.49%) Music Industry
6 14 (1.51%) Back Office
6 14 (1.51%) Games
7 12 (1.30%) Electronics
8 11 (1.19%) Billing
9 10 (1.08%) Legal
10 5 (0.54%) Banking
11 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 586 (63.35%) Developer
2 294 (31.78%) .NET Developer
3 100 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 88 (9.51%) C# Developer
5 85 (9.19%) Analyst
6 68 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 56 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 54 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 45 (4.86%) Junior
10 43 (4.65%) Junior Developer
11 42 (4.54%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (4.32%) Graduate
12 40 (4.32%) Development Manager
13 36 (3.89%) Business Analyst
13 36 (3.89%) Software Engineer
14 34 (3.68%) Junior .NET Developer
14 34 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
15 32 (3.46%) Test Analyst
16 31 (3.35%) PHP Developer
17 30 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (61.73%) .NET
2 398 (43.03%) ASP.NET
3 296 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 290 (31.35%) HTML
5 259 (28.00%) CSS
6 191 (20.65%) jQuery
7 188 (20.32%) WCF
8 151 (16.32%) .NET Framework
9 139 (15.03%) HTML5
10 118 (12.76%) Castle Windsor
11 114 (12.32%) Web Services
12 92 (9.95%) Spring.NET
13 91 (9.84%) XML
14 90 (9.73%) Ninject
15 85 (9.19%) AngularJS
16 84 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 81 (8.76%) Unity DI Container
18 80 (8.65%) NHibernate
19 73 (7.89%) WPF
19 73 (7.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.35%) Inversion of Control
2 96 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 63 (6.81%) Mobile App
4 48 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (4.86%) User Experience
6 43 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (2.81%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.19%) NHS
10 10 (1.08%) Tandem
10 10 (1.08%) Social Network
11 9 (0.97%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.65%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.54%) Informatics
13 5 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.54%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.54%) IVR
14 4 (0.43%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 126 (13.62%) Windows
2 59 (6.38%) Linux
3 52 (5.62%) Android
3 52 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.08%) UNIX
5 6 (0.65%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.43%) CentOS
6 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (96.22%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (44.76%) MVC
3 396 (42.81%) TDD
4 221 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
5 190 (20.54%) Kanban
6 166 (17.95%) Dependency Injection
7 159 (17.19%) BDD
8 157 (16.97%) Web Application Development
9 141 (15.24%) Software Engineering
10 132 (14.27%) OO
11 112 (12.11%) SDLC
12 98 (10.59%) Project Management
13 92 (9.95%) Unit Testing
14 78 (8.43%) Web Development
15 65 (7.03%) Mentoring
16 62 (6.70%) E-Commerce
16 62 (6.70%) MVVM
17 60 (6.49%) PRINCE2
18 50 (5.41%) OOP
19 44 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 509 (55.03%) C#
2 278 (30.05%) SQL
3 267 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 181 (19.57%) Java
5 68 (7.35%) VB.NET
6 53 (5.73%) C++
7 52 (5.62%) PHP
8 51 (5.51%) VB
9 46 (4.97%) T-SQL
10 29 (3.14%) Ruby
11 24 (2.59%) C
12 15 (1.62%) PHP5
13 11 (1.19%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.19%) VB6
14 9 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.86%) Scala
15 8 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.76%) VBA
16 7 (0.76%) Embedded C
17 6 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 169 (18.27%) Degree
2 27 (2.92%) ISTQB
3 18 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.30%) ISEB
7 10 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.97%) PMP
9 6 (0.65%) HNC
9 6 (0.65%) HND
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.32%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.22%) IIBA
12 1 (0.11%) MCITP
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.27%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) WCAG
3 2 (0.22%) WAI
3 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (0.76%) Docker
2 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.51%) Puppet
2 10 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.43%) Kibana
6 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 145 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 79 (8.54%) Oracle
3 35 (3.78%) Facebook
4 18 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 15 (1.62%) Twitter
6 12 (1.30%) DevExpress
7 8 (0.86%) Google
8 7 (0.76%) IBM
9 6 (0.65%) Zend
10 5 (0.54%) Informatica
10 5 (0.54%) SAP
10 5 (0.54%) Apigee
11 4 (0.43%) Sybase
11 4 (0.43%) HP
11 4 (0.43%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.43%) Citrix
11 4 (0.43%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.43%) Wonderware
12 3 (0.32%) VMware
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent + benefits
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