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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 519 370 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.08% 5.30% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 6.82% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 418 305 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +14 305 £40,000 - 44
Cheshire +11 153 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Lancashire +4 37 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Merseyside -4 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cumbria +4 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 541 (56.77%) C#
2 539 (56.56%) .NET
3 438 (45.96%) SQL Server
4 436 (45.75%) MVC
5 433 (45.44%) ASP.NET
6 408 (42.81%) TDD
7 320 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
8 306 (32.11%) HTML
9 288 (30.22%) JavaScript
10 266 (27.91%) CSS
11 245 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 209 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
13 199 (20.88%) WCF
14 197 (20.67%) SQL
15 189 (19.83%) jQuery
16 174 (18.26%) Java
17 166 (17.42%) Kanban
18 147 (15.42%) Degree
19 146 (15.32%) Microsoft
20 142 (14.90%) Web Services
21 139 (14.59%) OO
22 137 (14.38%) Windows
22 137 (14.38%) XML
23 132 (13.85%) NUnit
24 127 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
25 123 (12.91%) Rhino Mocks
26 122 (12.80%) Web Application Development
27 121 (12.70%) .NET Framework
28 117 (12.28%) E-Commerce
29 113 (11.86%) Dependency Injection

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.62%) IIS
2 25 (2.62%) Tomcat
3 18 (1.89%) Confluence
4 16 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.26%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.26%) Node.js
6 11 (1.15%) Apache
6 11 (1.15%) CMS
7 8 (0.84%) NServiceBus
7 8 (0.84%) WordPress
8 6 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.63%) concrete5
8 6 (0.63%) Commerce Server
8 6 (0.63%) Drupal
8 6 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.52%) Lync
10 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 70 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.10%) MS Project
3 17 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.68%) MS Office
5 12 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) Magento
3 7 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.73%) Tridion
4 5 (0.52%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.26%) Trello
2 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.84%) SaaS
4 6 (0.63%) GitHub
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
5 3 (0.31%) PaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
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 48 (5.04%) Internet
2 9 (0.94%) AMQP
3 8 (0.84%) HTTP
4 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.42%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) DNS
7 2 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) IPv4
8 1 (0.10%) IPv6
8 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.10%) VPN
8 1 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (45.96%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 43 (4.51%) MySQL
6 24 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.31%) RavenDB
7 22 (2.31%) DB2
8 20 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.63%) Big Data
15 4 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 132 (13.85%) NUnit
2 123 (12.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 99 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (9.65%) Moq
5 91 (9.55%) MSTest
6 83 (8.71%) Visual Studio
7 70 (7.35%) Git (software)
8 48 (5.04%) Selenium
9 42 (4.41%) Eclipse
10 40 (4.20%) JUnit
10 40 (4.20%) Subversion
11 37 (3.88%) JIRA
12 33 (3.46%) Jenkins
13 22 (2.31%) Cucumber
14 21 (2.20%) SpecFlow
14 21 (2.20%) ReSharper
15 17 (1.78%) Gradle
16 13 (1.36%) Ant
17 12 (1.26%) Maven
17 12 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (10.18%) Finance
2 44 (4.62%) Retail
3 38 (3.99%) Advertising
4 37 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.78%) Marketing
6 27 (2.83%) Automotive
7 19 (1.99%) Games
8 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.63%) Publishing
10 4 (0.42%) Law
11 3 (0.31%) Back Office
11 3 (0.31%) German Language
11 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.31%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.21%) Military
12 2 (0.21%) Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 670 (70.30%) Developer
2 283 (29.70%) .NET Developer
3 154 (16.16%) Senior Developer
4 112 (11.75%) Java Developer
5 95 (9.97%) C# Developer
6 76 (7.97%) Analyst
7 70 (7.35%) Project Manager
8 47 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
9 46 (4.83%) Junior
10 45 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (4.51%) Software Developer
12 42 (4.41%) Web Developer
12 42 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 41 (4.30%) Junior Developer
14 39 (4.09%) Business Analyst
14 39 (4.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 38 (3.99%) Team Leader
16 36 (3.78%) Graduate
17 31 (3.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (56.56%) .NET
2 433 (45.44%) ASP.NET
3 306 (32.11%) HTML
4 266 (27.91%) CSS
5 245 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 199 (20.88%) WCF
7 189 (19.83%) jQuery
8 142 (14.90%) Web Services
9 137 (14.38%) XML
10 127 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
11 121 (12.70%) .NET Framework
12 108 (11.33%) Ajax
13 104 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 102 (10.70%) WPF
15 99 (10.39%) LINQ
16 98 (10.28%) HTML5
17 95 (9.97%) J2EE
18 92 (9.65%) Ninject
19 91 (9.55%) WinForms
20 88 (9.23%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.44%) Inversion of Control
2 71 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 48 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (3.15%) Social Network
6 18 (1.89%) iPhone
6 18 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.36%) Open Source
8 12 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.26%) iPad
9 11 (1.15%) PMI
9 11 (1.15%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.05%) W3C
11 9 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 9 (0.94%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.84%) Streaming Media
13 7 (0.73%) New Media
14 6 (0.63%) FMCG
14 6 (0.63%) NHS
15 5 (0.52%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 137 (14.38%) Windows
2 66 (6.93%) Android
3 59 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 48 (5.04%) Linux
5 13 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.26%) UNIX
7 4 (0.42%) AIX
8 2 (0.21%) CentOS
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (45.75%) MVC
2 408 (42.81%) TDD
3 320 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
5 166 (17.42%) Kanban
6 139 (14.59%) OO
7 122 (12.80%) Web Application Development
8 117 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 113 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
10 110 (11.54%) MVVM
11 104 (10.91%) Web Development
12 97 (10.18%) Unit Testing
13 93 (9.76%) OOP
14 83 (8.71%) Project Management
15 73 (7.66%) BDD
16 71 (7.45%) Software Engineering
17 52 (5.46%) SOA
18 49 (5.14%) Pair Programming
19 48 (5.04%) PRINCE2
20 45 (4.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 541 (56.77%) C#
2 288 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 197 (20.67%) SQL
4 174 (18.26%) Java
5 75 (7.87%) VB.NET
6 66 (6.93%) T-SQL
7 52 (5.46%) VB
8 36 (3.78%) PHP
8 36 (3.78%) Objective-C
9 35 (3.67%) Ruby
10 24 (2.52%) C++
11 17 (1.78%) C
12 8 (0.84%) Delphi
12 8 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.84%) Python
12 8 (0.84%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.63%) XPath
13 6 (0.63%) Scala
14 5 (0.52%) XAML
14 5 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 147 (15.42%) Degree
2 44 (4.62%) MCP
3 41 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (3.25%) MCTS
5 30 (3.15%) MCAD
5 30 (3.15%) MCSD
6 21 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.10%) ISEB
8 16 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 14 (1.47%) ISTQB
11 12 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.94%) MCSE
13 6 (0.63%) HND
14 5 (0.52%) CCNP
14 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.42%) PMP
16 3 (0.31%) CBAP
17 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.88%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.42%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.21%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.23%) Oracle
3 40 (4.20%) Facebook
4 19 (1.99%) Sybase
5 18 (1.89%) Twitter
6 17 (1.78%) Atlassian
6 17 (1.78%) HP
7 14 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 13 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.15%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.05%) hybris
10 10 (1.05%) IBM
10 10 (1.05%) VMware
11 8 (0.84%) Google
12 7 (0.73%) ATG
12 7 (0.73%) SAP
13 6 (0.63%) JBoss
13 6 (0.63%) Adobe
13 6 (0.63%) Sage
14 4 (0.42%) Wonderware
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