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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 544 539 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.09% 7.31% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 8.75% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 498 437 315
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,200
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
5783 6159 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.01% 83.58% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4927 4607
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +3 333 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Cheshire +3 154 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Lancashire +6 33 £40,000 - 7
Merseyside +6 20 £33,000 -22.35% 11
Cumbria -6 1 £35,000 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 988 (95.09%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (49.66%) .NET
3 489 (47.06%) C#
4 462 (44.47%) TDD
5 390 (37.54%) MVC
6 376 (36.19%) ASP.NET
7 318 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 313 (30.13%) HTML
9 306 (29.45%) SQL Server
10 292 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
11 273 (26.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 271 (26.08%) CSS
13 253 (24.35%) SQL
14 244 (23.48%) Kanban
15 232 (22.33%) Java
16 202 (19.44%) WCF
17 197 (18.96%) BDD
18 192 (18.48%) Web Services
19 180 (17.32%) Web Application Development
20 170 (16.36%) jQuery
21 167 (16.07%) Software Engineering
22 165 (15.88%) OO
23 164 (15.78%) Dependency Injection
24 162 (15.59%) Finance
25 152 (14.63%) NUnit
26 147 (14.15%) Degree
27 134 (12.90%) Windows
27 134 (12.90%) Microsoft
27 134 (12.90%) HTML5
28 132 (12.70%) AngularJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 57 (5.49%) CMS
2 50 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (2.69%) Apache
5 26 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (2.31%) IIS
7 21 (2.02%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.44%) JBoss
10 14 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.96%) Node.js
12 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.48%) WordPress
14 5 (0.48%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.38%) Kentico
15 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.29%) Alfresco
16 3 (0.29%) Immediacy CMS
16 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.41%) InfoPath
3 19 (1.83%) MS Project
4 18 (1.73%) MS Office
5 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.29%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Magento
3 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) Tridion
4 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Agresso
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.19%) Sage ERP X3
6 1 (0.096%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.096%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.096%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.096%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.096%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.096%) Exstream
6 1 (0.096%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.096%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.79%) Office 365
2 28 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.44%) Route 53
4 15 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (0.67%) GitHub
6 5 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Trello
8 1 (0.096%) PaaS
8 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.00%) Internet
2 44 (4.23%) HTTP
3 25 (2.41%) VPN
4 21 (2.02%) HTTPS
5 15 (1.44%) PPTP
5 15 (1.44%) IPsec
5 15 (1.44%) OpenVPN
6 10 (0.96%) Network Security
7 9 (0.87%) Broadband
8 5 (0.48%) Wireless
9 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.38%) GSM
9 4 (0.38%) PBX
9 4 (0.38%) PSTN
9 4 (0.38%) Extranet
10 3 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.19%) SNMP
11 2 (0.19%) Telnet
11 2 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.82%) MySQL
3 29 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.12%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.12%) NoSQL
6 21 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.44%) Big Data
10 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.15%) JasperReports
11 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.38%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 152 (14.63%) NUnit
2 116 (11.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 106 (10.20%) MSTest
4 97 (9.34%) Moq
5 84 (8.08%) Selenium
6 74 (7.12%) Visual Studio
7 62 (5.97%) Git (software)
8 47 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (4.43%) JIRA
10 44 (4.23%) Cucumber
11 40 (3.85%) Jenkins
12 34 (3.27%) JUnit
13 32 (3.08%) Subversion
13 32 (3.08%) Jasmine
14 29 (2.79%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.92%) Maven
16 18 (1.73%) Ant
17 14 (1.35%) HP UFT
18 13 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
19 11 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 162 (15.59%) Finance
2 50 (4.81%) Advertising
3 47 (4.52%) Banking
4 36 (3.46%) Marketing
5 32 (3.08%) Retail
6 26 (2.50%) Legal
7 25 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.21%) Games
9 15 (1.44%) Back Office
10 13 (1.25%) Music Industry
11 11 (1.06%) Electronics
12 8 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Billing
16 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.096%) Automotive
16 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 653 (62.85%) Developer
2 320 (30.80%) .NET Developer
3 90 (8.66%) Project Manager
4 86 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 84 (8.08%) Java Developer
6 79 (7.60%) C# Developer
7 74 (7.12%) Analyst
8 54 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 50 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 43 (4.14%) Business Analyst
11 42 (4.04%) Web Developer
12 38 (3.66%) Designer
13 37 (3.56%) Junior
14 36 (3.46%) Software Developer
14 36 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
14 36 (3.46%) Lead Developer
15 35 (3.37%) Junior Developer
15 35 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
16 33 (3.18%) PHP Developer
17 32 (3.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (49.66%) .NET
2 376 (36.19%) ASP.NET
3 313 (30.13%) HTML
4 273 (26.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 271 (26.08%) CSS
6 202 (19.44%) WCF
7 192 (18.48%) Web Services
8 170 (16.36%) jQuery
9 134 (12.90%) HTML5
10 132 (12.70%) AngularJS
11 120 (11.55%) Castle Windsor
12 116 (11.16%) RESTful
13 110 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 105 (10.11%) WPF
15 96 (9.24%) Ninject
15 96 (9.24%) Spring
16 90 (8.66%) .NET Framework
17 88 (8.47%) Spring.NET
17 88 (8.47%) Unity DI Container
18 84 (8.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.97%) Mobile App
2 102 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 95 (9.14%) Inversion of Control
4 75 (7.22%) User Experience
5 39 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.79%) Visualisation
8 22 (2.12%) N-Tier
9 21 (2.02%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.44%) Cryptography
10 15 (1.44%) PKI
11 14 (1.35%) iPhone
12 13 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.06%) iPad
14 10 (0.96%) Tandem
14 10 (0.96%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.96%) Xbox
15 9 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
15 9 (0.87%) PMI
16 7 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 134 (12.90%) Windows
2 78 (7.51%) Linux
3 73 (7.03%) Android
4 70 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.12%) CentOS
6 11 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.48%) UNIX
10 4 (0.38%) SUSE
11 3 (0.29%) VMS
11 3 (0.29%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.29%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (95.09%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (44.47%) TDD
3 390 (37.54%) MVC
4 292 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
5 244 (23.48%) Kanban
6 197 (18.96%) BDD
7 180 (17.32%) Web Application Development
8 167 (16.07%) Software Engineering
9 165 (15.88%) OO
10 164 (15.78%) Dependency Injection
11 120 (11.55%) Project Management
12 119 (11.45%) SDLC
13 82 (7.89%) MVVM
14 80 (7.70%) Mentoring
15 78 (7.51%) Web Development
16 75 (7.22%) E-Commerce
17 74 (7.12%) Unit Testing
18 72 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
19 71 (6.83%) OOP
20 59 (5.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 489 (47.06%) C#
2 318 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 253 (24.35%) SQL
4 232 (22.33%) Java
5 84 (8.08%) C++
6 78 (7.51%) PHP
7 57 (5.49%) VB.NET
8 44 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 39 (3.75%) C
10 38 (3.66%) VB
11 31 (2.98%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.79%) Ruby
13 24 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.83%) Python
15 16 (1.54%) Scala
16 13 (1.25%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.96%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.67%) PHP5
18 7 (0.67%) Perl
19 5 (0.48%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 147 (14.15%) Degree
2 20 (1.92%) ISEB
3 19 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 18 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.58%) PMP
10 3 (0.29%) HNC
10 3 (0.29%) HND
10 3 (0.29%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.19%) IIBA
11 2 (0.19%) MCSE
11 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.19%) MCP
11 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.096%) MCSD
12 1 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.31%) QA
2 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) COBIT
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
4 2 (0.19%) WAI
5 1 (0.096%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (2.12%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Kamailio
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (2.98%) Puppet
2 21 (2.02%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.38%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.38%) Opsview
6 4 (0.38%) Graphite
6 4 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.096%) Oozie
7 1 (0.096%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 134 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.80%) Oracle
3 34 (3.27%) Facebook
4 24 (2.31%) Sitecore
5 10 (0.96%) Zend
5 10 (0.96%) EPiServer
5 10 (0.96%) Symbian
6 9 (0.87%) HP
7 8 (0.77%) Adobe
7 8 (0.77%) Twitter
8 7 (0.67%) Google
9 5 (0.48%) SAP
9 5 (0.48%) IBM
10 4 (0.38%) Dell
10 4 (0.38%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.29%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.29%) hybris
11 3 (0.29%) Tableau
12 2 (0.19%) Infor
12 2 (0.19%) Pega
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Wenso
Salary: From £27,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending upon experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Penison etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Child care vouchers etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago