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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 45 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 111 103 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.41% 4.58% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 6.33% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 102 88 148
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 £69,500 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1882 1626 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.23% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1262 1294
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 £85,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Reading

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 109 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (51.63%) SQL
3 70 (38.04%) .NET
4 66 (35.87%) C#
5 59 (32.07%) jQuery
6 58 (31.52%) Web Services
7 56 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (28.80%) JavaScript
9 52 (28.26%) Microsoft
10 51 (27.72%) HTML
11 50 (27.17%) Unit Testing
12 48 (26.09%) CSS
13 47 (25.54%) SQL Server
14 45 (24.46%) Linux
15 44 (23.91%) Java
16 43 (23.37%) Finance
16 43 (23.37%) Degree
17 41 (22.28%) Client/Server
18 38 (20.65%) MS Excel
18 38 (20.65%) Visual Studio
18 38 (20.65%) WCF
19 37 (20.11%) ASP.NET
19 37 (20.11%) XML
20 35 (19.02%) MVC
20 35 (19.02%) Selenium
21 34 (18.48%) Computer Science
22 32 (17.39%) TDD
23 31 (16.85%) .NET Framework
23 31 (16.85%) Git (software)
23 31 (16.85%) BDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.33%) Apache
2 18 (9.78%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.78%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.80%) Drupal
4 6 (3.26%) CMS
5 5 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.17%) WordPress
6 4 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) SaaS
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.41%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) SMTP
2 3 (1.63%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) SMS
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.96%) MySQL
3 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.09%) DataStage
9 2 (1.09%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.54%) QlikView
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 56 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (20.65%) Visual Studio
3 35 (19.02%) Selenium
4 31 (16.85%) Git (software)
5 30 (16.30%) Jenkins
6 18 (9.78%) Mockito
7 11 (5.98%) Subversion
8 8 (4.35%) JIRA
8 8 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 8 (4.35%) MSTest
9 6 (3.26%) JUnit
9 6 (3.26%) TestComplete
9 6 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.09%) Toad
11 2 (1.09%) eggPlant
11 2 (1.09%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.54%) ERwin
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 27 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (1.63%) Banking
4 3 (1.63%) Automotive
4 3 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Publishing
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 91 (49.46%) Developer
2 36 (19.57%) Analyst
3 31 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 26 (14.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (13.04%) Architect
6 22 (11.96%) Programmer
7 20 (10.87%) Web Developer
8 19 (10.33%) Test Analyst
9 18 (9.78%) Consultant
9 18 (9.78%) Java Developer
9 18 (9.78%) Java Consultant
10 17 (9.24%) Business Analyst
10 17 (9.24%) Software Developer
11 15 (8.15%) Project Manager
11 15 (8.15%) C# Developer
11 15 (8.15%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (6.52%) SQL Programmer
13 12 (6.52%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.04%) .NET
2 59 (32.07%) jQuery
3 58 (31.52%) Web Services
4 51 (27.72%) HTML
5 48 (26.09%) CSS
6 38 (20.65%) WCF
7 37 (20.11%) XML
7 37 (20.11%) ASP.NET
8 31 (16.85%) .NET Framework
9 22 (11.96%) RESTful
10 21 (11.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 20 (10.87%) Java EE
12 19 (10.33%) XSLT
12 19 (10.33%) J2EE
13 18 (9.78%) JSP
13 18 (9.78%) XHTML
13 18 (9.78%) Spring
13 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (9.24%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.28%) Client/Server
2 34 (18.48%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.33%) Open Source
4 18 (9.78%) iPad
5 17 (9.24%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.26%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.09%) IVR
9 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.54%) MPEG
10 1 (0.54%) PMI
10 1 (0.54%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.54%) New Media
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.46%) Linux
2 30 (16.30%) Windows
3 7 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.72%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.17%) UNIX
6 2 (1.09%) Android
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.17%) Unit Testing
3 35 (19.02%) MVC
4 32 (17.39%) TDD
5 31 (16.85%) BDD
6 30 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (15.76%) DSDM
8 28 (15.22%) SOA
9 21 (11.41%) E-Commerce
9 21 (11.41%) System Testing
10 20 (10.87%) Project Management
11 18 (9.78%) Extreme Programming
11 18 (9.78%) Web Development
12 16 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.07%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.07%) Test Automation
13 13 (7.07%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.98%) Kanban
14 11 (5.98%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.63%) SQL
2 66 (35.87%) C#
3 53 (28.80%) JavaScript
4 44 (23.91%) Java
5 14 (7.61%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.61%) PHP
6 11 (5.98%) Python
7 7 (3.80%) Perl
8 6 (3.26%) VBScript
9 5 (2.72%) C++
9 5 (2.72%) Ruby
10 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.09%) PHP5
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.09%) C
12 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.54%) VBA
12 1 (0.54%) R
12 1 (0.54%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (23.37%) Degree
2 25 (13.59%) ISEB
3 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
4 15 (8.15%) ISTQB
5 13 (7.07%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.72%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.17%) PMP
9 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (3.26%) Opsview
2 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.13%) Oracle
3 20 (10.87%) SAP
4 18 (9.78%) hybris
5 8 (4.35%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.17%) Informatica
6 4 (2.17%) Open Text
7 3 (1.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Progress
8 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.54%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London, Swansea, Reading, Belfast
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago