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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.96% 2.21% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 2.92% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
Average salary £38,000 £43,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,300 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £44,600
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
116 137 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 86.57% 75.69% 63.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67 94 111
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram 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 27 April 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 +7 12 £38,000 -11.62% 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 6 (46.15%) NUnit
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Subversion
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) NUnit
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) AWS Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
2 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Product Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Decision Table
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) ATG
3 1 (7.69%) Google