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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / North West
Rank 25 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 480 394 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.99% 7.05% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 8.00% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 405 368 415
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
5424 4924 6114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.26% 88.16% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4500 4102 5065
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +9 396 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Cheshire -12 54 £40,000 - 10
Merseyside +8 24 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Lancashire -26 8 £26,750 -33.12% 4
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1055 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (41.21%) C#
3 419 (38.37%) TDD
4 410 (37.55%) .NET
5 377 (34.52%) Java
6 357 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 347 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
8 323 (29.58%) HTML
9 314 (28.75%) Kanban
10 289 (26.47%) SQL
10 289 (26.47%) MVC
11 271 (24.82%) CSS
12 259 (23.72%) SQL Server
13 245 (22.44%) ASP.NET
14 229 (20.97%) DevOps
15 219 (20.05%) jQuery
16 207 (18.96%) AngularJS
17 200 (18.32%) OO
18 196 (17.95%) Software Engineering
19 182 (16.67%) Web Services
20 169 (15.48%) BDD
21 164 (15.02%) Windows
22 162 (14.84%) Microsoft
23 160 (14.65%) Finance
24 159 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
25 156 (14.29%) Degree
26 155 (14.19%) Spring
27 147 (13.46%) HTML5
28 142 (13.00%) SDLC
29 141 (12.91%) 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 65 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 50 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 45 (4.12%) JBoss
5 43 (3.94%) Apache Pig
6 42 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 33 (3.02%) WebLogic
8 32 (2.93%) CloudStack
9 29 (2.66%) WebSphere
10 24 (2.20%) Confluence
11 20 (1.83%) Apache Solr
11 20 (1.83%) CMS
12 18 (1.65%) NServiceBus
13 12 (1.10%) Jetty
14 9 (0.82%) IIS
14 9 (0.82%) Mule
14 9 (0.82%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.82%) WordPress
15 8 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.55%) MS Office
4 5 (0.46%) MS Project
5 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.18%) InVision
5 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) UXPin
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Magento
2 12 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Exstream
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 101 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.75%) SaaS
4 20 (1.83%) GitHub
5 14 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.82%) PaaS
7 6 (0.55%) IaaS
8 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.092%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.092%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.092%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.02%) Internet
2 28 (2.56%) Firewall
3 13 (1.19%) DNS
4 10 (0.92%) NAS
4 10 (0.92%) SAN
5 8 (0.73%) Intranet
6 5 (0.46%) Broadband
6 5 (0.46%) HTTP
7 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.27%) LDAP
7 3 (0.27%) RS-232
7 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.18%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.18%) RFID
8 2 (0.18%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.092%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.092%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.092%) Network Security
9 1 (0.092%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 129 (11.81%) MySQL
3 105 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 93 (8.52%) Relational Database
5 89 (8.15%) Big Data
6 78 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 73 (6.68%) RDBMS
8 69 (6.32%) NoSQL
9 67 (6.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 43 (3.94%) Apache Hive
11 27 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.92%) Redis
15 13 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.10%) Couchbase
16 12 (1.10%) Riak
17 11 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (0.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 141 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 120 (10.99%) NUnit
3 117 (10.71%) Selenium
4 103 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 103 (9.43%) MSTest
5 88 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (7.42%) Moq
7 80 (7.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 75 (6.87%) JIRA
9 61 (5.59%) Cucumber
10 51 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (4.30%) Visual Studio
12 32 (2.93%) JUnit
13 26 (2.38%) SpecFlow
14 20 (1.83%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.83%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.65%) Ant
15 18 (1.65%) Maven
16 16 (1.47%) Bitbucket
16 16 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 160 (14.65%) Finance
2 65 (5.95%) Retail
3 53 (4.85%) Military
4 48 (4.40%) Marketing
5 32 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.83%) Banking
8 18 (1.65%) Advertising
9 15 (1.37%) Electronics
9 15 (1.37%) Games
10 9 (0.82%) Legal
11 5 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.46%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 526 (48.17%) Developer
2 219 (20.05%) .NET Developer
3 118 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 116 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 108 (9.89%) C# Developer
6 107 (9.80%) Analyst
7 92 (8.42%) Software Engineer
8 84 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 77 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 71 (6.50%) .NET Software Developer
11 62 (5.68%) Business Analyst
11 62 (5.68%) Scrum Master
11 62 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
12 59 (5.40%) Architect
13 50 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
14 45 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
15 44 (4.03%) Lead Developer
16 41 (3.75%) Technical Architect
17 39 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
18 38 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (37.55%) .NET
2 323 (29.58%) HTML
3 271 (24.82%) CSS
4 245 (22.44%) ASP.NET
5 219 (20.05%) jQuery
6 207 (18.96%) AngularJS
7 182 (16.67%) Web Services
8 159 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 155 (14.19%) Spring
10 147 (13.46%) HTML5
11 129 (11.81%) WPF
12 127 (11.63%) WCF
13 120 (10.99%) Node.js
14 116 (10.62%) Hibernate
15 112 (10.26%) CSS3
16 106 (9.71%) XML
17 94 (8.61%) .NET Framework
18 90 (8.24%) RESTful
19 84 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
20 76 (6.96%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.43%) User Experience
2 96 (8.79%) iPad
3 80 (7.33%) Computer Science
4 63 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 54 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.93%) Data Structures
8 29 (2.66%) Algorithms
8 29 (2.66%) PKI
9 28 (2.56%) Smartphone
10 17 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.37%) PMI
11 15 (1.37%) Tandem
12 12 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.92%) Xbox
14 8 (0.73%) Fintech
14 8 (0.73%) FMCG
15 7 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
15 7 (0.64%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 164 (15.02%) Windows
2 132 (12.09%) Linux
3 44 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 43 (3.94%) Unix
5 39 (3.57%) Android
6 19 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.46%) CentOS
8 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.18%) Debian
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.092%) Fedora
10 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1055 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (38.37%) TDD
3 347 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
4 314 (28.75%) Kanban
5 289 (26.47%) MVC
6 229 (20.97%) DevOps
7 200 (18.32%) OO
8 196 (17.95%) Software Engineering
9 169 (15.48%) BDD
10 142 (13.00%) SDLC
11 128 (11.72%) E-Commerce
12 113 (10.35%) MVVM
12 113 (10.35%) Web Development
13 108 (9.89%) RUP
14 98 (8.97%) Dependency Injection
15 95 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
16 91 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 86 (7.88%) Automated Testing
18 83 (7.60%) Mentoring
19 81 (7.42%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 450 (41.21%) C#
2 377 (34.52%) Java
3 357 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 289 (26.47%) SQL
5 129 (11.81%) Python
6 114 (10.44%) PHP
7 109 (9.98%) Ruby
8 96 (8.79%) C
9 84 (7.69%) C++
10 77 (7.05%) Perl
11 62 (5.68%) VB.NET
12 50 (4.58%) Bash Shell
13 49 (4.49%) VB
14 44 (4.03%) T-SQL
15 34 (3.11%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.56%) PL/SQL
17 25 (2.29%) PowerShell
18 24 (2.20%) Go
19 21 (1.92%) Scala
20 11 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 156 (14.29%) Degree
2 85 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 76 (6.96%) DV Cleared
4 37 (3.39%) ISEB
5 27 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.37%) PMP
9 2 (0.18%) IIBA
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.092%) MCSE
10 1 (0.092%) PhD
10 1 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.092%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (9.89%) QA
2 17 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.47%) PMO
4 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.82%) HL7
6 5 (0.46%) WCAG
7 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.092%) SDET
System Software
1 67 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (5.04%) Hyper-V
3 38 (3.48%) Docker
4 32 (2.93%) vSphere
4 32 (2.93%) Xen
4 32 (2.93%) XenServer
5 10 (0.92%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) Varnish
7 1 (0.092%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.092%) zsh
Systems Management
1 75 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (5.13%) Puppet
3 32 (2.93%) Ansible
4 29 (2.66%) Cobbler
4 29 (2.66%) Tivoli
5 20 (1.83%) Terraform
6 18 (1.65%) Kibana
7 10 (0.92%) Packer
7 10 (0.92%) SCOM
8 9 (0.82%) logstash
8 9 (0.82%) Salt
9 1 (0.092%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.092%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.092%) Grafana
9 1 (0.092%) Graphite
9 1 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.092%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.092%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 162 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 119 (10.90%) Oracle
3 78 (7.14%) VMware
4 32 (2.93%) EnterpriseDB
5 24 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 23 (2.11%) Google
7 19 (1.74%) Zend
8 16 (1.47%) SAP
9 14 (1.28%) IBM
10 10 (0.92%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.82%) Tableau
12 8 (0.73%) Cognizant
12 8 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.64%) Aquila
13 7 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.55%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.46%) Xamarin
16 4 (0.37%) Adobe
16 4 (0.37%) Facebook
16 4 (0.37%) hybris
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum + 20% bonus + exc bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus, exc bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
CV Wow
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + holiday, PHC, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 80k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum pro rata, 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Tiro Partners
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Posted: 4 days ago