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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 473 475 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 7.70% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 8.72% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 432 421 375
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,800
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
4767 5445 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.91% 88.26% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4349 4707
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +8 329 £45,000 +5.88% 86
Cheshire +1 94 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Lancashire +32 40 £40,000 +2.56% 7
Merseyside -25 6 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Cumbria -1 1 £43,672 +34.37%
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 828 (94.95%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (46.44%) .NET
3 397 (45.53%) C#
4 329 (37.73%) TDD
5 294 (33.72%) JavaScript
6 259 (29.70%) SQL
6 259 (29.70%) ASP.NET
7 257 (29.47%) Continuous Integration
8 253 (29.01%) HTML
9 249 (28.56%) MVC
10 236 (27.06%) CSS
11 228 (26.15%) SQL Server
12 215 (24.66%) Java
13 204 (23.39%) Kanban
14 177 (20.30%) OO
15 172 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 164 (18.81%) jQuery
17 161 (18.46%) BDD
18 160 (18.35%) Windows
19 157 (18.00%) Software Engineering
20 148 (16.97%) Finance
21 142 (16.28%) WCF
22 136 (15.60%) Git (software)
23 133 (15.25%) XML
24 123 (14.11%) Degree
25 121 (13.88%) NUnit
26 119 (13.65%) WPF
27 116 (13.30%) Microsoft
28 114 (13.07%) MSTest
29 110 (12.61%) Web Services

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 51 (5.85%) WebSphere
2 40 (4.59%) CMS
3 30 (3.44%) Apache
4 29 (3.33%) JBoss
5 28 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.87%) OpenStack
7 22 (2.52%) Node.js
7 22 (2.52%) WebLogic
8 19 (2.18%) CloudStack
8 19 (2.18%) Mule
9 12 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.26%) Confluence
11 9 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.92%) nginx
12 8 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.80%) IIS
14 6 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.69%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.57%) MS Project
4 4 (0.46%) MS Office
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.95%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Sonata
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.67%) SaaS
4 24 (2.75%) GitHub
5 20 (2.29%) PaaS
6 18 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (1.61%) Office 365
9 13 (1.49%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.80%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) Heroku
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.11%) Google Play
14 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.50%) Internet
2 22 (2.52%) Firewall
3 16 (1.83%) FTP
4 10 (1.15%) HTTP
5 8 (0.92%) SPDY
5 8 (0.92%) SSL
6 6 (0.69%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.34%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.23%) LAN
8 2 (0.23%) MPLS
8 2 (0.23%) VPN
8 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 2 (0.23%) Wireless
9 1 (0.11%) CTI
9 1 (0.11%) H.323
9 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.11%) MySQL
3 55 (6.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 41 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 36 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.61%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.49%) Hazelcast
14 13 (1.49%) Redis
15 11 (1.26%) Big Data
16 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.80%) Neo4j
17 7 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 136 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 121 (13.88%) NUnit
3 114 (13.07%) MSTest
4 87 (9.98%) Selenium
5 76 (8.72%) Moq
6 74 (8.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 74 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (7.68%) JIRA
8 54 (6.19%) Visual Studio
9 52 (5.96%) Jenkins
10 41 (4.70%) Maven
11 35 (4.01%) Subversion
12 26 (2.98%) Cucumber
13 25 (2.87%) JUnit
14 17 (1.95%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.83%) FitNesse
15 16 (1.83%) HP UFT
16 14 (1.61%) Jasmine
17 13 (1.49%) git-flow
17 13 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 148 (16.97%) Finance
2 58 (6.65%) Retail
3 32 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.75%) Games
5 21 (2.41%) Marketing
6 17 (1.95%) Electronics
7 10 (1.15%) Back Office
7 10 (1.15%) Banking
8 9 (1.03%) Advertising
8 9 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.23%) Local Government
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 478 (54.82%) Developer
2 211 (24.20%) .NET Developer
3 130 (14.91%) C# Developer
4 115 (13.19%) Senior Developer
5 105 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 90 (10.32%) Java Developer
7 80 (9.17%) Software Engineer
8 75 (8.60%) Analyst
9 67 (7.68%) Software Developer
10 50 (5.73%) .NET Software Developer
11 43 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (4.70%) PHP Developer
12 41 (4.70%) Test Analyst
13 40 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
13 40 (4.59%) Tester
14 39 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 39 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
15 35 (4.01%) Project Manager
16 34 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (46.44%) .NET
2 259 (29.70%) ASP.NET
3 253 (29.01%) HTML
4 236 (27.06%) CSS
5 172 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 164 (18.81%) jQuery
7 142 (16.28%) WCF
8 133 (15.25%) XML
9 119 (13.65%) WPF
10 110 (12.61%) Web Services
11 107 (12.27%) AngularJS
12 100 (11.47%) RESTful
13 98 (11.24%) HTML5
14 87 (9.98%) JSON
15 85 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 76 (8.72%) .NET Framework
16 76 (8.72%) Ninject
17 75 (8.60%) Castle Windsor
18 73 (8.37%) Spring.NET
18 73 (8.37%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.94%) Computer Science
2 74 (8.49%) Inversion of Control
3 70 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (6.31%) User Experience
6 31 (3.56%) iPad
6 31 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.41%) Social Network
8 16 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.26%) Xbox
11 7 (0.80%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.69%) Clustering
12 6 (0.69%) Fintech
12 6 (0.69%) PMI
12 6 (0.69%) Replication
13 5 (0.57%) EPoS
13 5 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 160 (18.35%) Windows
2 103 (11.81%) Linux
3 39 (4.47%) Unix
4 27 (3.10%) Android
5 22 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (1.49%) Windows CE
7 9 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.92%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (94.95%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (37.73%) TDD
3 257 (29.47%) Continuous Integration
4 249 (28.56%) MVC
5 204 (23.39%) Kanban
6 177 (20.30%) OO
7 161 (18.46%) BDD
8 157 (18.00%) Software Engineering
9 108 (12.39%) Web Development
10 106 (12.16%) Dependency Injection
11 105 (12.04%) Mentoring
12 94 (10.78%) MVVM
13 92 (10.55%) DevOps
14 83 (9.52%) Web Application Development
15 78 (8.94%) SOA
16 77 (8.83%) E-Commerce
16 77 (8.83%) SDLC
17 72 (8.26%) Project Management
17 72 (8.26%) Test Scripting
18 62 (7.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 397 (45.53%) C#
2 294 (33.72%) JavaScript
3 259 (29.70%) SQL
4 215 (24.66%) Java
5 88 (10.09%) Ruby
6 87 (9.98%) T-SQL
7 81 (9.29%) PHP
8 73 (8.37%) C++
9 72 (8.26%) Python
10 52 (5.96%) PL/SQL
11 48 (5.50%) VB
12 46 (5.28%) C
13 32 (3.67%) VB.NET
14 25 (2.87%) Scala
15 22 (2.52%) Shell Script
16 21 (2.41%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.49%) Embedded C
17 13 (1.49%) Groovy
17 13 (1.49%) Perl
18 9 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 123 (14.11%) Degree
2 55 (6.31%) ISTQB
3 43 (4.93%) ISEB
4 20 (2.29%) HND
5 13 (1.49%) HNC
6 10 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.80%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) CCNA
11 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) CCIE
12 2 (0.23%) CCNP
12 2 (0.23%) PhD
12 2 (0.23%) PMP
12 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) CISSP
13 1 (0.11%) MCSE
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.67%) QA
2 13 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (4.47%) Docker
2 19 (2.18%) vSphere
2 19 (2.18%) Xen
2 19 (2.18%) XenServer
3 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.34%) Varnish
5 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (4.82%) Puppet
2 20 (2.29%) Cobbler
2 20 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.29%) Tivoli
3 16 (1.83%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (0.69%) Grafana
4 6 (0.69%) Graphite
4 6 (0.69%) Packer
4 6 (0.69%) Terraform
4 6 (0.69%) Uchiwa
5 3 (0.34%) Wonderware InTouch
6 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.23%) SCCM
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.85%) Google
3 47 (5.39%) Oracle
4 28 (3.21%) Twitter
5 26 (2.98%) Facebook
6 22 (2.52%) Adobe
6 22 (2.52%) WSO2
7 20 (2.29%) Atlassian
8 19 (2.18%) EnterpriseDB
8 19 (2.18%) HP
8 19 (2.18%) webMethods
9 16 (1.83%) ATG
9 16 (1.83%) hybris
9 16 (1.83%) IBM
10 13 (1.49%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.92%) Snowplow
12 6 (0.69%) Cisco
12 6 (0.69%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.69%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.69%) Zend
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 1.5k bonus + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Package!
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 3 days ago