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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 56 25
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 150 107 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.78% 4.20% 8.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 5.34% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 116 96 151
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Reading

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 259 (94.53%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.78%) SQL
3 87 (31.75%) Finance
4 85 (31.02%) Java
5 84 (30.66%) JavaScript
6 83 (30.29%) TDD
7 80 (29.20%) Degree
8 79 (28.83%) .NET
9 77 (28.10%) HTML
9 77 (28.10%) Web Services
10 76 (27.74%) C#
11 73 (26.64%) jQuery
12 67 (24.45%) Analytical Skills
13 66 (24.09%) Telecoms
13 66 (24.09%) CSS
14 65 (23.72%) BDD
15 63 (22.99%) Mentoring
16 61 (22.26%) Unit Testing
16 61 (22.26%) E-Commerce
17 60 (21.90%) XML
18 59 (21.53%) Computer Science
19 58 (21.17%) Client/Server
19 58 (21.17%) Linux
19 58 (21.17%) SQL Server
20 55 (20.07%) DSDM
21 52 (18.98%) Spring
22 49 (17.88%) ASP.NET
22 49 (17.88%) Selenium
22 49 (17.88%) Git (software)
23 48 (17.52%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (15.69%) Apache
2 40 (14.60%) Tomcat
3 37 (13.50%) Apache Solr
4 12 (4.38%) CMS
5 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.19%) IIS
7 4 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 29 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.46%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.46%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.46%) SAP FI-GL
1 4 (1.46%) SAP FSCM
1 4 (1.46%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.23%) HTTP
2 8 (2.92%) MVNO
3 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.73%) SMTP
4 2 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 43 (15.69%) MySQL
3 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.82%) RavenDB
5 5 (1.82%) QlikView
5 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.82%) CouchDB
5 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.46%) SSDT
6 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.46%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (1.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.46%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.46%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 49 (17.88%) Selenium
1 49 (17.88%) Git (software)
2 48 (17.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (13.50%) Mockito
4 31 (11.31%) Visual Studio
5 30 (10.95%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.57%) JIRA
7 15 (5.47%) Subversion
8 7 (2.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 7 (2.55%) MSTest
9 6 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (2.19%) Moq
9 6 (2.19%) NUnit
10 5 (1.82%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.46%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.46%) LoadUI
11 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.46%) Hudson
11 4 (1.46%) Maven
11 4 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (31.75%) Finance
2 66 (24.09%) Telecoms
3 35 (12.77%) Retail
4 24 (8.76%) Banking
5 20 (7.30%) Aerospace
6 19 (6.93%) Marketing
7 12 (4.38%) Billing
8 8 (2.92%) Publishing
9 5 (1.82%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.82%) Advertising
10 4 (1.46%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.73%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (39.42%) Developer
2 65 (23.72%) Analyst
3 57 (20.80%) Consultant
4 39 (14.23%) Architect
4 39 (14.23%) .NET Developer
5 38 (13.87%) Business Analyst
6 37 (13.50%) Java Consultant
7 33 (12.04%) Java Developer
8 25 (9.12%) Test Analyst
8 25 (9.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (8.76%) ScrumMaster
10 22 (8.03%) Agile Business Analyst
11 20 (7.30%) Test Consultant
12 18 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (6.57%) Web Developer
12 18 (6.57%) Java Solutions Architect
12 18 (6.57%) Java Architect
12 18 (6.57%) Solutions Consultant
13 17 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (5.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.83%) .NET
2 77 (28.10%) Web Services
2 77 (28.10%) HTML
3 73 (26.64%) jQuery
4 66 (24.09%) CSS
5 60 (21.90%) XML
6 52 (18.98%) Spring
7 49 (17.88%) ASP.NET
8 43 (15.69%) J2EE
9 42 (15.33%) JSP
10 39 (14.23%) XSLT
11 38 (13.87%) Java EE
12 37 (13.50%) WCF
12 37 (13.50%) XHTML
13 36 (13.14%) .NET Framework
14 34 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (8.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 21 (7.66%) RESTful
17 20 (7.30%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (7.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.45%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (21.53%) Computer Science
3 58 (21.17%) Client/Server
4 48 (17.52%) iPad
5 18 (6.57%) User Experience
6 16 (5.84%) Open Source
6 16 (5.84%) Mathematics
7 15 (5.47%) Inversion of Control
8 11 (4.01%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.92%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (2.19%) Streaming Music
11 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.09%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.09%) PMI
13 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.73%) DTV
13 2 (0.73%) MPEG
14 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.17%) Linux
2 39 (14.23%) Windows
3 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.19%) UNIX
5 4 (1.46%) Android
5 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.46%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.73%) VMS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (94.53%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.29%) TDD
3 65 (23.72%) BDD
4 63 (22.99%) Mentoring
5 61 (22.26%) E-Commerce
5 61 (22.26%) Unit Testing
6 55 (20.07%) DSDM
7 47 (17.15%) Business Analysis
8 44 (16.06%) SOA
8 44 (16.06%) MVC
9 39 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (13.87%) Extreme Programming
11 31 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (10.22%) Software Testing
12 28 (10.22%) Kanban
13 24 (8.76%) CRM
14 23 (8.39%) DevOps
15 22 (8.03%) Web Development
16 21 (7.66%) Use Case
17 18 (6.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (39.78%) SQL
2 85 (31.02%) Java
3 84 (30.66%) JavaScript
4 76 (27.74%) C#
5 18 (6.57%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.20%) PHP
7 14 (5.11%) Ruby
7 14 (5.11%) Python
8 9 (3.28%) C++
9 8 (2.92%) Perl
10 6 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.82%) C
12 4 (1.46%) ABAP
12 4 (1.46%) XPath
13 2 (0.73%) PHP5
13 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 2 (0.73%) VBScript
13 2 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (29.20%) Degree
2 39 (14.23%) ISEB
3 23 (8.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (6.57%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.46%) CCA
7 4 (1.46%) PMP
8 3 (1.09%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.73%) APMG
10 1 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.41%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.19%) Puppet
2 4 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.46%) Nagios
2 4 (1.46%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.73%) Opsview
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (17.52%) hybris
2 47 (17.15%) SAP
3 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.57%) Oracle
5 6 (2.19%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.46%) Open Text
7 4 (1.46%) Telerik
7 4 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.46%) Tableau
8 3 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) Progress
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe
9 1 (0.36%) Red Gate
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k +Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package +
Posted: 18 days ago