The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 43 10 37
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 29 59 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.44% 14.71% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 19.34% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 18
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
537 305 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 82.24% 76.06% 73.01%
Number of salaries quoted 461 261 335
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Scrum
Northamptonshire

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Scrum
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northampton region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Northampton

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 56 (81.16%) TDD
2 42 (60.87%) C#
3 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (52.17%) OOP
5 35 (50.72%) OOD
6 34 (49.28%) Java
6 34 (49.28%) .NET
7 32 (46.38%) Software Engineering
8 31 (44.93%) Spring
9 30 (43.48%) Pair Programming
10 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
11 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET
11 27 (39.13%) J2EE
11 27 (39.13%) OO
12 26 (37.68%) Selenium
12 26 (37.68%) hybris
13 25 (36.23%) Mathematics
13 25 (36.23%) Windows
14 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
14 24 (34.78%) MVC
14 24 (34.78%) FitNesse
14 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (34.78%) Moq
15 22 (31.88%) WCF
15 22 (31.88%) WPF
15 22 (31.88%) SQL
16 20 (28.99%) WinForms
16 20 (28.99%) NUnit
16 20 (28.99%) Dependency Injection
16 20 (28.99%) Inversion of Control

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (5.80%) IIS
1 4 (5.80%) CMS
1 4 (5.80%) DNN
2 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (37.68%) Selenium
2 24 (34.78%) FitNesse
2 24 (34.78%) Moq
3 20 (28.99%) MSTest
3 20 (28.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (28.99%) NUnit
4 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Redmine
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) .NET Developer
3 21 (30.43%) Software Engineer
4 17 (24.64%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.45%) QA Engineer
11 1 (1.45%) Software Project Manager
11 1 (1.45%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (49.28%) .NET
2 31 (44.93%) Spring
3 27 (39.13%) J2EE
3 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET
4 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (31.88%) WCF
5 22 (31.88%) WPF
6 20 (28.99%) WinForms
6 20 (28.99%) Spring.NET
6 20 (28.99%) Castle Windsor
6 20 (28.99%) Ninject
6 20 (28.99%) Razor View Engine
6 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 20 (28.99%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (13.04%) Java EE
8 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.70%) LINQ
8 6 (8.70%) HTML
8 6 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (5.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Mathematics
2 20 (28.99%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) TDD
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) OOP
4 35 (50.72%) OOD
5 32 (46.38%) Software Engineering
6 30 (43.48%) Pair Programming
7 27 (39.13%) OO
8 24 (34.78%) MVC
9 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (28.99%) Kanban
9 20 (28.99%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (28.99%) MVVM
9 20 (28.99%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Content Management
10 4 (5.80%) Web Design
10 4 (5.80%) SEO
11 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.45%) Project Management
11 1 (1.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) C#
2 34 (49.28%) Java
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) C++
5 10 (14.49%) C
6 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.80%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) hybris
2 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) HP