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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 495 430 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.63% 6.12% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.11% 7.42% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 446 390 367
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
5434 5796 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.79% 82.47% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4341 4675 4783
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 April 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 +13 265 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Cheshire +21 159 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Merseyside +21 49 £45,000 -4.25% 6
Lancashire -25 12 £37,000 -7.50%
Cumbria -11 2 £27,750 +3.73% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 886 (96.10%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (63.56%) .NET
3 530 (57.48%) C#
4 423 (45.88%) MVC
5 413 (44.79%) ASP.NET
6 402 (43.60%) TDD
7 343 (37.20%) SQL Server
8 309 (33.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 297 (32.21%) HTML
10 280 (30.37%) SQL
11 262 (28.42%) CSS
12 260 (28.20%) JavaScript
13 230 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
14 197 (21.37%) jQuery
15 185 (20.07%) Kanban
16 179 (19.41%) WCF
17 178 (19.31%) Java
18 170 (18.44%) Degree
19 167 (18.11%) Dependency Injection
20 161 (17.46%) Microsoft
21 156 (16.92%) .NET Framework
22 153 (16.59%) Web Application Development
23 146 (15.84%) HTML5
23 146 (15.84%) BDD
24 140 (15.18%) NUnit
24 140 (15.18%) Windows
25 138 (14.97%) Finance
26 131 (14.21%) Software Engineering
27 122 (13.23%) Castle Windsor
28 118 (12.80%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 62 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (3.36%) CMS
4 23 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (2.06%) Node.js
6 18 (1.95%) IIS
7 16 (1.74%) NServiceBus
8 14 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.19%) JBoss
9 11 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.87%) Apache
10 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.87%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.54%) WordPress
13 3 (0.33%) Confluence
14 2 (0.22%) Drupal
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 73 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.47%) MS Project
3 16 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 12 (1.30%) MS Office
5 11 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Exstream
1 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.33%) Magento
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.49%) Office 365
2 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.76%) SaaS
5 6 (0.65%) GitHub
6 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.10%) Internet
2 45 (4.88%) HTTP
3 10 (1.08%) Broadband
4 4 (0.43%) ATM
5 3 (0.33%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (37.20%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.36%) MySQL
4 29 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 27 (2.93%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.28%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.63%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.19%) RavenDB
13 11 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.98%) DB2
14 9 (0.98%) Big Data
15 7 (0.76%) JasperReports
16 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 140 (15.18%) NUnit
2 110 (11.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 105 (11.39%) Moq
4 100 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 87 (9.44%) MSTest
5 87 (9.44%) Selenium
6 68 (7.38%) Visual Studio
7 57 (6.18%) Git (software)
8 35 (3.80%) JIRA
9 33 (3.58%) Subversion
10 25 (2.71%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.28%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.28%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.17%) JUnit
13 19 (2.06%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.08%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.98%) Jenkins
16 8 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.87%) Xcode
16 8 (0.87%) Ant
General
1 138 (14.97%) Finance
2 41 (4.45%) Marketing
3 37 (4.01%) Advertising
4 30 (3.25%) Retail
5 21 (2.28%) Music Industry
5 21 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.52%) Games
6 14 (1.52%) Back Office
7 12 (1.30%) Electronics
8 11 (1.19%) Billing
9 6 (0.65%) Banking
10 5 (0.54%) Automotive
11 4 (0.43%) Legal
11 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 592 (64.21%) Developer
2 286 (31.02%) .NET Developer
3 103 (11.17%) C# Developer
4 102 (11.06%) Senior Developer
5 91 (9.87%) Analyst
6 67 (7.27%) Project Manager
7 60 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (6.40%) Java Developer
9 46 (4.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 46 (4.99%) Junior Developer
9 46 (4.99%) Junior
10 44 (4.77%) Development Manager
11 39 (4.23%) Graduate
12 38 (4.12%) Business Analyst
13 36 (3.90%) Web Developer
14 35 (3.80%) Junior .NET Developer
15 34 (3.69%) Graduate Developer
15 34 (3.69%) Test Analyst
15 34 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 32 (3.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (63.56%) .NET
2 413 (44.79%) ASP.NET
3 309 (33.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 297 (32.21%) HTML
5 262 (28.42%) CSS
6 197 (21.37%) jQuery
7 179 (19.41%) WCF
8 156 (16.92%) .NET Framework
9 146 (15.84%) HTML5
10 122 (13.23%) Castle Windsor
11 105 (11.39%) Web Services
12 93 (10.09%) Spring.NET
13 92 (9.98%) Ninject
14 91 (9.87%) XML
15 90 (9.76%) AngularJS
16 87 (9.44%) CSS3
17 84 (9.11%) JSON
18 82 (8.89%) Unity DI Container
19 81 (8.79%) NHibernate
20 79 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.93%) Inversion of Control
2 89 (9.65%) Computer Science
3 69 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 61 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (4.01%) User Experience
6 34 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.69%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.30%) Social Network
8 12 (1.30%) Open Source
9 11 (1.19%) NHS
10 8 (0.87%) Tandem
11 6 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.65%) Informatics
11 6 (0.65%) Telematics
12 5 (0.54%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.54%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.54%) IVR
12 5 (0.54%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.18%) Windows
2 59 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 57 (6.18%) Android
4 50 (5.42%) Linux
5 10 (1.08%) UNIX
6 5 (0.54%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.33%) Solaris
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (96.10%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (45.88%) MVC
3 402 (43.60%) TDD
4 230 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
5 185 (20.07%) Kanban
6 167 (18.11%) Dependency Injection
7 153 (16.59%) Web Application Development
8 146 (15.84%) BDD
9 131 (14.21%) Software Engineering
10 118 (12.80%) OO
11 96 (10.41%) Project Management
12 84 (9.11%) Unit Testing
13 78 (8.46%) Web Development
14 65 (7.05%) PRINCE2
15 62 (6.72%) E-Commerce
16 58 (6.29%) Mentoring
17 57 (6.18%) MVVM
18 44 (4.77%) Coaching
18 44 (4.77%) SOA
19 42 (4.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 530 (57.48%) C#
2 280 (30.37%) SQL
3 260 (28.20%) JavaScript
4 178 (19.31%) Java
5 66 (7.16%) VB.NET
6 50 (5.42%) VB
7 42 (4.56%) C++
8 41 (4.45%) PHP
8 41 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 25 (2.71%) Ruby
10 21 (2.28%) C
11 14 (1.52%) PHP5
12 11 (1.19%) VB6
13 9 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.76%) VBA
14 7 (0.76%) Embedded C
14 7 (0.76%) Scala
15 5 (0.54%) Embedded C++
15 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 170 (18.44%) Degree
2 27 (2.93%) ISTQB
3 19 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.08%) PMP
7 10 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.08%) ISEB
7 10 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.54%) HNC
9 5 (0.54%) HND
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.22%) IIBA
12 1 (0.11%) MCITP
12 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.53%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) SLA
3 6 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.43%) Kibana
5 3 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 161 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.79%) Oracle
3 37 (4.01%) Facebook
4 21 (2.28%) Sitecore
5 18 (1.95%) Twitter
6 12 (1.30%) DevExpress
7 10 (1.08%) Google
8 9 (0.98%) SAP
9 8 (0.87%) Sybase
10 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.76%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.65%) IBM
12 5 (0.54%) Apigee
12 5 (0.54%) HP
12 5 (0.54%) Wonderware
13 4 (0.43%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.43%) Citrix
13 4 (0.43%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.43%) Informatica
14 3 (0.33%) Red Hat
Chester, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Millom, Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
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Premier IT
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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