The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 22 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.48% 8.50% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 10.16% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Scrum
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 128 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 80.82% 83.66% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 116 68
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Scrum
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Preston

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Preston region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Preston

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Marketing
2 9 (60.00%) Digital Media
2 9 (60.00%) Facebook
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (60.00%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) C#

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Digital Media
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Facebook