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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 546 533 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.07% 7.98% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.31% 9.00% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 487 481 429
Median salary £42,960 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5295 5920 6363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.99% 88.62% 85.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4902 5032
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 420 £45,000 +7.14% 93
Cheshire -6 89 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Merseyside -16 20 £47,500 +33.80% 7
Lancashire -5 16 £42,000 +9.09% 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 957 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (44.77%) .NET
3 434 (42.42%) C#
4 402 (39.30%) TDD
5 363 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 353 (34.51%) HTML
7 332 (32.45%) CSS
8 327 (31.96%) MVC
9 308 (30.11%) ASP.NET
10 301 (29.42%) SQL
11 272 (26.59%) Continuous Integration
12 265 (25.90%) Kanban
13 257 (25.12%) SQL Server
14 241 (23.56%) Java
15 234 (22.87%) jQuery
16 220 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 194 (18.96%) Finance
18 179 (17.50%) OO
19 177 (17.30%) Windows
20 173 (16.91%) WCF
21 170 (16.62%) BDD
22 169 (16.52%) Microsoft
23 158 (15.44%) Software Engineering
24 156 (15.25%) XML
25 150 (14.66%) Web Services
26 149 (14.57%) AngularJS
27 140 (13.69%) WPF
28 139 (13.59%) Web Development
29 137 (13.39%) .NET Framework
29 137 (13.39%) Git (software)

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (5.28%) CMS
2 50 (4.89%) WebSphere
3 35 (3.42%) OpenStack
4 34 (3.32%) JBoss
5 30 (2.93%) WebLogic
6 26 (2.54%) CloudStack
7 22 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.56%) NServiceBus
10 15 (1.47%) Mule
10 15 (1.47%) nginx
11 14 (1.37%) Apache
12 13 (1.27%) IIS
13 12 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.88%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.78%) Mule ESB
16 7 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.27%) MS Project
3 7 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.39%) MS Office
5 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (3.42%) Magento
2 21 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.49%) Sonata
5 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) Exstream
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.098%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
4 18 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.76%) SaaS
5 12 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.17%) GitHub
6 10 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (0.88%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.39%) Slack
10 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.29%) IaaS
11 2 (0.20%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.20%) Google Play
12 1 (0.098%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.098%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.098%) Office 365
12 1 (0.098%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.67%) Internet
2 35 (3.42%) Firewall
3 22 (2.15%) HTTP
4 20 (1.96%) FTP
5 14 (1.37%) Broadband
6 11 (1.08%) SSL
7 8 (0.78%) DNS
8 6 (0.59%) NAS
8 6 (0.59%) SAN
9 4 (0.39%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.29%) RFID
11 2 (0.20%) LAN
11 2 (0.20%) MPLS
11 2 (0.20%) Network Security
11 2 (0.20%) VPN
11 2 (0.20%) WAN
11 2 (0.20%) Wireless
12 1 (0.098%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.098%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.098%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.33%) MySQL
3 58 (5.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 55 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.76%) Redis
11 17 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.17%) Big Data
13 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (0.98%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 137 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 132 (12.90%) MSTest
3 131 (12.81%) NUnit
4 107 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 97 (9.48%) Selenium
6 92 (8.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 91 (8.90%) Moq
8 82 (8.02%) JIRA
9 72 (7.04%) Visual Studio
10 62 (6.06%) Jenkins
11 38 (3.71%) SpecFlow
11 38 (3.71%) Subversion
12 35 (3.42%) Maven
13 34 (3.32%) JUnit
14 28 (2.74%) Ant
15 21 (2.05%) Eclipse
16 16 (1.56%) FxCop
16 16 (1.56%) StyleCop
17 15 (1.47%) Cucumber
18 14 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 194 (18.96%) Finance
2 72 (7.04%) Retail
3 36 (3.52%) Marketing
4 23 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.96%) Games
6 18 (1.76%) Banking
7 16 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.17%) Advertising
9 9 (0.88%) Back Office
10 6 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.49%) Electronics
12 4 (0.39%) Publishing
13 3 (0.29%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
15 1 (0.098%) Billing
15 1 (0.098%) Military
15 1 (0.098%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 568 (55.52%) Developer
2 239 (23.36%) .NET Developer
3 133 (13.00%) C# Developer
4 122 (11.93%) Senior Developer
5 112 (10.95%) Analyst
6 102 (9.97%) Java Developer
7 101 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 74 (7.23%) Software Engineer
9 69 (6.74%) .NET Software Developer
10 50 (4.89%) Web Developer
11 49 (4.79%) Project Manager
11 49 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 49 (4.79%) Software Developer
12 48 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
13 45 (4.40%) Junior
14 44 (4.30%) .NET Software Engineer
14 44 (4.30%) Test Analyst
15 43 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 38 (3.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 37 (3.62%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (44.77%) .NET
2 353 (34.51%) HTML
3 332 (32.45%) CSS
4 308 (30.11%) ASP.NET
5 234 (22.87%) jQuery
6 220 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 173 (16.91%) WCF
8 156 (15.25%) XML
9 150 (14.66%) Web Services
10 149 (14.57%) AngularJS
11 140 (13.69%) WPF
12 137 (13.39%) .NET Framework
13 135 (13.20%) HTML5
14 129 (12.61%) RESTful
15 106 (10.36%) Castle Windsor
16 100 (9.78%) CSS3
17 98 (9.58%) Spring
18 92 (8.99%) JSON
19 90 (8.80%) Entity Framework
19 90 (8.80%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 93 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
3 73 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 70 (6.84%) User Experience
5 61 (5.96%) iPad
6 53 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (1.86%) Social Network
9 17 (1.66%) PMI
10 15 (1.47%) Fintech
10 15 (1.47%) Xbox
11 14 (1.37%) FMCG
12 13 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.08%) Social Media
14 9 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.68%) Data Integration
16 6 (0.59%) Clustering
16 6 (0.59%) Replication
17 5 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.30%) Windows
2 78 (7.62%) Linux
3 40 (3.91%) Unix
4 39 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.62%) Android
6 8 (0.78%) CoreOS
6 8 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (39.30%) TDD
3 327 (31.96%) MVC
4 272 (26.59%) Continuous Integration
5 265 (25.90%) Kanban
6 179 (17.50%) OO
7 170 (16.62%) BDD
8 158 (15.44%) Software Engineering
9 139 (13.59%) Web Development
10 132 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 122 (11.93%) Dependency Injection
12 112 (10.95%) DevOps
13 111 (10.85%) MVVM
14 101 (9.87%) Unit Testing
15 90 (8.80%) Mentoring
16 84 (8.21%) Project Management
17 81 (7.92%) SDLC
18 73 (7.14%) Front End Development
19 71 (6.94%) RUP
20 69 (6.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 434 (42.42%) C#
2 363 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 301 (29.42%) SQL
4 241 (23.56%) Java
5 91 (8.90%) T-SQL
6 73 (7.14%) PHP
6 73 (7.14%) Ruby
7 70 (6.84%) Python
8 68 (6.65%) PL/SQL
9 63 (6.16%) C++
10 56 (5.47%) VB
11 54 (5.28%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.35%) Scala
14 19 (1.86%) C
15 15 (1.47%) ES6
15 15 (1.47%) Groovy
16 12 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.08%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 116 (11.34%) Degree
2 47 (4.59%) ISTQB
3 32 (3.13%) ISEB
4 20 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.17%) HND
5 12 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.49%) PMP
6 5 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.29%) CCNA
7 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.29%) IIBA
7 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) CCNP
8 2 (0.20%) HNC
8 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.098%) CISSP
9 1 (0.098%) MCP
9 1 (0.098%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.82%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.098%) JTAG
5 1 (0.098%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 26 (2.54%) vSphere
1 26 (2.54%) Xen
1 26 (2.54%) XenServer
2 17 (1.66%) Docker
3 7 (0.68%) Varnish
4 6 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (4.99%) Puppet
2 26 (2.54%) Cobbler
2 26 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.54%) Tivoli
3 20 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
4 9 (0.88%) Grafana
4 9 (0.88%) Graphite
4 9 (0.88%) Packer
4 9 (0.88%) Terraform
4 9 (0.88%) Uchiwa
5 6 (0.59%) SCOM
6 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.098%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 169 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.55%) Oracle
3 46 (4.50%) Google
4 38 (3.71%) Adobe
5 27 (2.64%) HP
6 26 (2.54%) EnterpriseDB
7 24 (2.35%) IBM
8 20 (1.96%) ATG
8 20 (1.96%) Facebook
8 20 (1.96%) hybris
9 19 (1.86%) Twitter
10 14 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.27%) Cognizant
11 13 (1.27%) WSO2
12 10 (0.98%) Snowplow
13 9 (0.88%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.88%) SAP
14 7 (0.68%) Cognos
14 7 (0.68%) webMethods
14 7 (0.68%) Zend
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-45,000 + Contributory Pension + Personal Training Budget.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, Flexi-time, Funded Training, Share Scheme, Health Ins
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus scheme, share options, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus annual bonus and package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago