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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 44 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 114 106 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.57% 4.65% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 6.36% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 90 147
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Scrum
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1904 1666 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 76.34% 73.01% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1294 1319
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £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 Reading

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Scrum
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Reading

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Reading

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 108 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (52.69%) SQL
3 73 (39.25%) .NET
4 69 (37.10%) C#
5 61 (32.80%) jQuery
6 58 (31.18%) Web Services
6 58 (31.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 55 (29.57%) Microsoft
8 54 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 52 (27.96%) HTML
10 51 (27.42%) Unit Testing
11 49 (26.34%) CSS
12 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 45 (24.19%) Linux
14 43 (23.12%) Java
14 43 (23.12%) Finance
14 43 (23.12%) Degree
15 42 (22.58%) Client/Server
16 41 (22.04%) WCF
17 39 (20.97%) MS Excel
17 39 (20.97%) Visual Studio
17 39 (20.97%) ASP.NET
18 38 (20.43%) XML
19 36 (19.35%) MVC
19 36 (19.35%) Selenium
20 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
21 32 (17.20%) TDD
21 32 (17.20%) .NET Framework
21 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
22 31 (16.67%) Git (software)

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (10.22%) Apache
2 18 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.68%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.76%) CMS
3 7 (3.76%) Drupal
4 6 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) SaaS
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) SMTP
2 3 (1.61%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) SMS
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.83%) MySQL
3 14 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.08%) DataStage
9 2 (1.08%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.54%) QlikView
10 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 58 (31.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (20.97%) Visual Studio
3 36 (19.35%) Selenium
4 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
5 31 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 18 (9.68%) Mockito
7 12 (6.45%) Subversion
8 9 (4.84%) JIRA
9 8 (4.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 8 (4.30%) MSTest
10 6 (3.23%) JUnit
10 6 (3.23%) TestComplete
10 6 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.61%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.08%) Toad
12 2 (1.08%) eggPlant
12 2 (1.08%) LoadUI
13 1 (0.54%) ERwin
General
1 43 (23.12%) Finance
2 27 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.30%) Marketing
4 3 (1.61%) Banking
4 3 (1.61%) Automotive
4 3 (1.61%) Advertising
5 2 (1.08%) Publishing
5 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (50.54%) Developer
2 37 (19.89%) Analyst
3 33 (17.74%) .NET Developer
4 28 (15.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (13.44%) Architect
6 23 (12.37%) Programmer
7 22 (11.83%) Web Developer
8 19 (10.22%) Test Analyst
9 18 (9.68%) Consultant
9 18 (9.68%) Business Analyst
9 18 (9.68%) Java Developer
9 18 (9.68%) Java Consultant
10 17 (9.14%) Software Developer
11 16 (8.60%) C# Developer
11 16 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (8.06%) Project Manager
12 15 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (6.99%) SQL Programmer
13 13 (6.99%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (39.25%) .NET
2 61 (32.80%) jQuery
3 58 (31.18%) Web Services
4 52 (27.96%) HTML
5 49 (26.34%) CSS
6 41 (22.04%) WCF
7 39 (20.97%) ASP.NET
8 38 (20.43%) XML
9 32 (17.20%) .NET Framework
10 23 (12.37%) RESTful
11 22 (11.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 22 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (10.22%) Java EE
12 19 (10.22%) XSLT
12 19 (10.22%) J2EE
13 18 (9.68%) JSP
13 18 (9.68%) XHTML
13 18 (9.68%) Spring
13 18 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.58%) Client/Server
2 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.22%) Open Source
4 18 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
4 18 (9.68%) iPad
5 7 (3.76%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (3.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.15%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) New Media
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
8 1 (0.54%) MPEG
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.19%) Linux
2 30 (16.13%) Windows
3 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.69%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.15%) UNIX
6 2 (1.08%) Android
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.42%) Unit Testing
3 36 (19.35%) MVC
4 32 (17.20%) TDD
5 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (16.67%) BDD
6 30 (16.13%) DSDM
7 28 (15.05%) SOA
8 25 (13.44%) Mentoring
9 22 (11.83%) System Testing
10 21 (11.29%) Project Management
11 20 (10.75%) E-Commerce
11 20 (10.75%) Web Development
12 18 (9.68%) Extreme Programming
13 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (7.53%) Business Analysis
15 13 (6.99%) Test Automation
15 13 (6.99%) Waterfall
16 12 (6.45%) Data Modelling
17 11 (5.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.69%) SQL
2 69 (37.10%) C#
3 54 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.12%) Java
5 15 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.53%) PHP
7 11 (5.91%) Python
8 7 (3.76%) Perl
9 6 (3.23%) VBScript
10 5 (2.69%) C++
10 5 (2.69%) Ruby
11 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.08%) PHP5
12 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.08%) C
13 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.54%) VBA
13 1 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.54%) Korn
13 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (23.12%) Degree
2 26 (13.98%) ISEB
3 21 (11.29%) Security Cleared
4 15 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.06%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.15%) PMP
8 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (3.23%) Opsview
2 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.98%) Oracle
3 20 (10.75%) SAP
4 18 (9.68%) hybris
5 9 (4.84%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.69%) Open Text
7 4 (2.15%) Informatica
8 2 (1.08%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.54%) Telerik
9 1 (0.54%) Progress
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £10,000 bonus, pension, holidays
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London, Swansea, Reading, Belfast
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago