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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 43 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 123 102 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.93% 4.57% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 6.14% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104 88 134
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,750
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
1935 1660 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.59% 74.44% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1300 1238
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 18 September 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Reading

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 175 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (51.23%) SQL
3 77 (37.93%) .NET
4 73 (35.96%) C#
5 62 (30.54%) jQuery
5 62 (30.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 61 (30.05%) Web Services
7 58 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 56 (27.59%) HTML
9 55 (27.09%) JavaScript
10 53 (26.11%) Unit Testing
11 52 (25.62%) Degree
11 52 (25.62%) Finance
12 51 (25.12%) CSS
12 51 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (24.63%) SQL Server
14 47 (23.15%) Client/Server
15 45 (22.17%) Linux
15 45 (22.17%) Java
16 44 (21.67%) Computer Science
16 44 (21.67%) WCF
17 43 (21.18%) XML
17 43 (21.18%) MS Excel
18 41 (20.20%) ASP.NET
19 37 (18.23%) Visual Studio
19 37 (18.23%) DSDM
19 37 (18.23%) Selenium
20 36 (17.73%) TDD
20 36 (17.73%) MVC
20 36 (17.73%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 20 (9.85%) Tomcat
1 20 (9.85%) Apache
1 20 (9.85%) Apache Solr
2 10 (4.93%) CMS
3 7 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.97%) Drupal
7 2 (0.99%) WordPress
8 1 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (1.48%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.48%) SAP FI-GL
1 3 (1.48%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.48%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) SaaS
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.33%) HTTP
2 3 (1.48%) SMTP
2 3 (1.48%) Internet
2 3 (1.48%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.33%) MySQL
3 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.97%) QlikView
7 4 (1.97%) OLTP
7 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.97%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.97%) DataStage
7 4 (1.97%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.97%) OLAP
8 3 (1.48%) SSDT
8 3 (1.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (1.48%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (30.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (18.23%) Visual Studio
2 37 (18.23%) Selenium
3 33 (16.26%) Jenkins
4 30 (14.78%) Git (software)
5 20 (9.85%) Mockito
6 15 (7.39%) Subversion
7 10 (4.93%) JIRA
8 8 (3.94%) MSTest
8 8 (3.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (2.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (2.96%) JUnit
10 5 (2.46%) TestComplete
11 4 (1.97%) Toad
11 4 (1.97%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.97%) LoadUI
11 4 (1.97%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.48%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (25.62%) Finance
2 33 (16.26%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.40%) Marketing
4 5 (2.46%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Billing
5 4 (1.97%) Electronics
6 3 (1.48%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.48%) Automotive
6 3 (1.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.48%) Publishing
6 3 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (50.25%) Developer
2 41 (20.20%) Analyst
3 36 (17.73%) .NET Developer
4 31 (15.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (13.79%) Architect
6 24 (11.82%) Programmer
7 22 (10.84%) Consultant
8 21 (10.34%) Business Analyst
8 21 (10.34%) Web Developer
9 20 (9.85%) Test Analyst
9 20 (9.85%) Java Developer
9 20 (9.85%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (9.85%) Java Consultant
10 17 (8.37%) C# Developer
10 17 (8.37%) Software Developer
11 16 (7.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (6.90%) SQL Developer
12 14 (6.90%) Database Engineer
12 14 (6.90%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.93%) .NET
2 62 (30.54%) jQuery
3 61 (30.05%) Web Services
4 56 (27.59%) HTML
5 51 (25.12%) CSS
6 44 (21.67%) WCF
7 43 (21.18%) XML
8 41 (20.20%) ASP.NET
9 32 (15.76%) .NET Framework
10 24 (11.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 24 (11.82%) RESTful
11 23 (11.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (10.34%) XSLT
13 20 (9.85%) XHTML
13 20 (9.85%) JSP
13 20 (9.85%) J2EE
13 20 (9.85%) Spring
13 20 (9.85%) Java EE
14 19 (9.36%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (23.15%) Client/Server
3 44 (21.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.85%) iPad
5 19 (9.36%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (8.37%) Mathematics
7 16 (7.88%) Open Source
8 8 (3.94%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.97%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.99%) DTV
11 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.99%) User Experience
11 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.49%) MPEG
12 1 (0.49%) PMI
12 1 (0.49%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.17%) Linux
2 32 (15.76%) Windows
3 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.97%) UNIX
4 4 (1.97%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.99%) Android
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.11%) Unit Testing
3 37 (18.23%) DSDM
4 36 (17.73%) TDD
4 36 (17.73%) MVC
4 36 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (16.75%) BDD
6 30 (14.78%) SOA
7 27 (13.30%) Mentoring
8 23 (11.33%) System Testing
8 23 (11.33%) E-Commerce
9 22 (10.84%) Project Management
9 22 (10.84%) Business Analysis
9 22 (10.84%) Web Development
10 20 (9.85%) Extreme Programming
11 19 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.37%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.90%) Kanban
13 14 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 104 (51.23%) SQL
2 73 (35.96%) C#
3 55 (27.09%) JavaScript
4 45 (22.17%) Java
5 19 (9.36%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.42%) PHP
7 9 (4.43%) Python
8 7 (3.45%) Perl
9 6 (2.96%) C++
9 6 (2.96%) VBScript
10 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.48%) ABAP
11 3 (1.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.99%) PHP5
12 2 (0.99%) C
13 1 (0.49%) R
13 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (25.62%) Degree
2 28 (13.79%) ISEB
3 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
4 18 (8.87%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.40%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.97%) PMP
9 3 (1.48%) CCA
9 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) Opsview
2 6 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.29%) SAP
3 25 (12.32%) Oracle
4 20 (9.85%) hybris
5 10 (4.93%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.96%) Open Text
7 4 (1.97%) Informatica
8 3 (1.48%) Tableau
8 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.49%) Progress
9 1 (0.49%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.49%) Telerik
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