The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 14 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.17% 1.49% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 1.72% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,800 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 174 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.38% 86.57% 78.53%
Number of salaries quoted 45 94 92
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim +23 3 £42,500 +18.05%
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Open Source
4 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Rapid7
6 6 (33.33%) Ant
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) SLA
6 6 (33.33%) Nmap
6 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Ant
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Capybara
2 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Metasploit
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Product Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Open Source
4 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Validation
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nmap
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
1 6 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com