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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 598 554 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.55% 8.19% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.83% 9.26% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 518 511 429
Median salary £42,960 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
5520 5983 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.12% 88.41% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4968 5212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +8 469 £45,000 +5.88% 97
Cheshire -3 90 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Merseyside -5 25 £42,500 +16.43% 5
Lancashire -6 13 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1015 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (42.98%) .NET
3 451 (41.41%) C#
4 428 (39.30%) TDD
5 371 (34.07%) JavaScript
6 368 (33.79%) HTML
7 338 (31.04%) MVC
8 336 (30.85%) CSS
9 315 (28.93%) ASP.NET
10 303 (27.82%) SQL
11 289 (26.54%) Kanban
12 285 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
13 262 (24.06%) Java
14 251 (23.05%) SQL Server
15 240 (22.04%) jQuery
16 215 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 203 (18.64%) Finance
18 187 (17.17%) OO
19 182 (16.71%) Windows
19 182 (16.71%) BDD
20 180 (16.53%) WCF
20 180 (16.53%) Software Engineering
21 177 (16.25%) AngularJS
22 169 (15.52%) Microsoft
23 151 (13.87%) Git (software)
24 150 (13.77%) E-Commerce
25 148 (13.59%) WPF
26 147 (13.50%) Web Development
26 147 (13.50%) .NET Framework
26 147 (13.50%) XML

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 49 (4.50%) CMS
2 43 (3.95%) WebSphere
3 38 (3.49%) JBoss
4 36 (3.31%) OpenStack
5 31 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (2.75%) WebLogic
7 26 (2.39%) CloudStack
8 19 (1.74%) NServiceBus
9 17 (1.56%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.29%) IIS
10 14 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.19%) Mule
12 12 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.01%) nginx
14 10 (0.92%) Apache
15 9 (0.83%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.73%) Mule ESB
17 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 70 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.19%) MS Project
3 8 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.37%) MS Office
5 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (3.03%) Magento
2 21 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.37%) Exstream
6 4 (0.37%) Sonata
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.092%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.93%) SaaS
4 16 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.29%) Adobe Analytics
7 13 (1.19%) GitHub
8 11 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.37%) Slack
12 3 (0.28%) IaaS
13 2 (0.18%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.092%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.092%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.092%) Google Play
14 1 (0.092%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.092%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.05%) Internet
2 38 (3.49%) Firewall
3 17 (1.56%) HTTP
4 14 (1.29%) Broadband
4 14 (1.29%) FTP
5 12 (1.10%) DNS
6 10 (0.92%) NAS
6 10 (0.92%) SAN
7 7 (0.64%) SSL
8 4 (0.37%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.28%) RFID
10 2 (0.18%) MPLS
10 2 (0.18%) Network Security
10 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.18%) VPN
10 2 (0.18%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.18%) Wireless
11 1 (0.092%) LAN
11 1 (0.092%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.092%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.54%) MySQL
3 61 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 56 (5.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 50 (4.59%) MongoDB
6 46 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.11%) Big Data
11 21 (1.93%) Redis
12 20 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.92%) Neo4j
17 10 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 151 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 139 (12.76%) NUnit
3 130 (11.94%) MSTest
4 102 (9.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 99 (9.09%) Selenium
6 98 (9.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 97 (8.91%) Moq
8 81 (7.44%) JIRA
9 78 (7.16%) Jenkins
10 63 (5.79%) Visual Studio
11 37 (3.40%) SpecFlow
12 35 (3.21%) Maven
13 32 (2.94%) Ant
13 32 (2.94%) JUnit
14 31 (2.85%) Subversion
15 22 (2.02%) Eclipse
16 21 (1.93%) Cucumber
17 17 (1.56%) FxCop
17 17 (1.56%) StyleCop
18 16 (1.47%) Grunt
General
1 203 (18.64%) Finance
2 71 (6.52%) Retail
3 41 (3.76%) Marketing
4 33 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.74%) Banking
6 14 (1.29%) Games
7 13 (1.19%) Advertising
7 13 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (0.73%) Legal
9 6 (0.55%) Back Office
9 6 (0.55%) Military
10 5 (0.46%) Electronics
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.092%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 595 (54.64%) Developer
2 235 (21.58%) .NET Developer
3 133 (12.21%) C# Developer
4 127 (11.66%) Senior Developer
5 125 (11.48%) Analyst
6 109 (10.01%) Java Developer
7 94 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 91 (8.36%) Software Engineer
9 75 (6.89%) .NET Software Developer
10 57 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
11 56 (5.14%) Project Manager
12 54 (4.96%) Software Developer
13 53 (4.87%) .NET Software Engineer
13 53 (4.87%) Web Developer
14 49 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
14 49 (4.50%) Business Analyst
15 48 (4.41%) Junior
16 46 (4.22%) C# Software Engineer
17 45 (4.13%) Lead Developer
17 45 (4.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (42.98%) .NET
2 368 (33.79%) HTML
3 336 (30.85%) CSS
4 315 (28.93%) ASP.NET
5 240 (22.04%) jQuery
6 215 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 180 (16.53%) WCF
8 177 (16.25%) AngularJS
9 148 (13.59%) WPF
10 147 (13.50%) .NET Framework
10 147 (13.50%) XML
11 146 (13.41%) Web Services
12 130 (11.94%) HTML5
13 129 (11.85%) RESTful
14 111 (10.19%) Castle Windsor
15 104 (9.55%) Spring
16 102 (9.37%) CSS3
17 98 (9.00%) Entity Framework
18 96 (8.82%) Spring.NET
19 95 (8.72%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.00%) Inversion of Control
2 93 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 80 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 75 (6.89%) User Experience
5 72 (6.61%) iPad
6 57 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.74%) FMCG
9 18 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.65%) PMI
9 18 (1.65%) Xbox
10 15 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.38%) Social Network
11 13 (1.19%) Fintech
12 12 (1.10%) Social Media
13 8 (0.73%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.55%) Data Integration
16 5 (0.46%) Clustering
16 5 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 182 (16.71%) Windows
2 81 (7.44%) Linux
3 44 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 39 (3.58%) Android
5 34 (3.12%) Unix
6 6 (0.55%) CoreOS
6 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1015 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (39.30%) TDD
3 338 (31.04%) MVC
4 289 (26.54%) Kanban
5 285 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (17.17%) OO
7 182 (16.71%) BDD
8 180 (16.53%) Software Engineering
9 150 (13.77%) E-Commerce
10 147 (13.50%) Web Development
11 127 (11.66%) DevOps
12 123 (11.29%) Dependency Injection
13 114 (10.47%) MVVM
14 107 (9.83%) SDLC
15 104 (9.55%) Unit Testing
16 95 (8.72%) Project Management
17 86 (7.90%) Mentoring
18 78 (7.16%) RUP
19 70 (6.43%) DSDM
19 70 (6.43%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 451 (41.41%) C#
2 371 (34.07%) JavaScript
3 303 (27.82%) SQL
4 262 (24.06%) Java
5 88 (8.08%) PHP
6 82 (7.53%) T-SQL
7 75 (6.89%) Ruby
8 69 (6.34%) Python
9 67 (6.15%) C++
10 61 (5.60%) PL/SQL
11 55 (5.05%) VB.NET
12 54 (4.96%) VB
13 27 (2.48%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.39%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.02%) Scala
16 19 (1.74%) C
17 16 (1.47%) ES6
17 16 (1.47%) Groovy
17 16 (1.47%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 118 (10.84%) Degree
2 49 (4.50%) ISTQB
3 35 (3.21%) ISEB
4 21 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.92%) HND
9 6 (0.55%) PMP
10 5 (0.46%) IIBA
11 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) CCNA
12 2 (0.18%) CCNP
12 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.18%) PhD
13 1 (0.092%) MCP
13 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.34%) QA
2 12 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.092%) JTAG
5 1 (0.092%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 26 (2.39%) vSphere
1 26 (2.39%) Xen
1 26 (2.39%) XenServer
2 10 (0.92%) Docker
2 10 (0.92%) Varnish
2 10 (0.92%) VMware ESX
2 10 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (4.32%) Puppet
2 29 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.39%) Cobbler
3 26 (2.39%) Tivoli
4 14 (1.29%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (0.92%) SCOM
6 9 (0.83%) Grafana
6 9 (0.83%) Graphite
6 9 (0.83%) Packer
6 9 (0.83%) Terraform
6 9 (0.83%) Uchiwa
7 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.092%) Ansible
8 1 (0.092%) Kibana
8 1 (0.092%) logstash
8 1 (0.092%) Salt
Vendors
1 169 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.61%) Oracle
3 35 (3.21%) Google
4 32 (2.94%) Adobe
5 26 (2.39%) EnterpriseDB
6 20 (1.84%) HP
7 19 (1.74%) IBM
8 16 (1.47%) Cognizant
8 16 (1.47%) Facebook
9 15 (1.38%) Twitter
9 15 (1.38%) VMware
10 14 (1.29%) ATG
10 14 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.29%) hybris
10 14 (1.29%) SAP
11 11 (1.01%) WSO2
11 11 (1.01%) Zend
12 10 (0.92%) Snowplow
13 9 (0.83%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.64%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Loads of exciting benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Strong benefits & bonus available
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus scheme, pension, staff discounts
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago