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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 40 43
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.78% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.21% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £57,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
98 136 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.76% 80.47% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46 104 112
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) KANA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Lucene
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Lucene
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) KANA