The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 20 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 44 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.54% 6.07% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.40% 7.82% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 29
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,782 £55,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £44,000
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
386 486 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.95% 77.64% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 334 406 389
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 Slough

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Scrum
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Slough

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Java
2 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 28 (31.82%) Business Analysis
2 28 (31.82%) User Stories
3 25 (28.41%) Finance
4 24 (27.27%) ISEB
4 24 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (26.14%) Selenium
5 23 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 21 (23.86%) UML
7 21 (23.86%) TDD
7 21 (23.86%) Banking
8 19 (21.59%) C#
8 19 (21.59%) SQL
8 19 (21.59%) .NET
8 19 (21.59%) QA
9 18 (20.45%) Project Management
10 16 (18.18%) XML
10 16 (18.18%) RESTful
11 15 (17.05%) FMCG
11 15 (17.05%) WebDriver
11 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
11 15 (17.05%) Use Case
11 15 (17.05%) BPMN
11 15 (17.05%) HTML
11 15 (17.05%) Web Services
11 15 (17.05%) Retail
11 15 (17.05%) Advertising

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Selenium
2 15 (17.05%) WebDriver
3 13 (14.77%) JIRA
4 10 (11.36%) Subversion
5 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.41%) Capybara
8 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.41%) WebLogic Workshop
8 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.41%) Maven
8 3 (3.41%) EasyMock
General
1 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 25 (28.41%) Finance
3 21 (23.86%) Banking
4 15 (17.05%) Retail
4 15 (17.05%) Advertising
5 9 (10.23%) Marketing
6 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.41%) Back Office
7 3 (3.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Analyst
2 32 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Senior Business Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) QA Leader
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) QA Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) .NET
2 16 (18.18%) XML
2 16 (18.18%) RESTful
3 15 (17.05%) Web Services
3 15 (17.05%) HTML
4 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.23%) CSS
5 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (9.09%) XSLT
7 6 (6.82%) Ajax
7 6 (6.82%) HTML5
7 6 (6.82%) CSS3
8 5 (5.68%) WCF
9 4 (4.55%) jQuery
9 4 (4.55%) Spring
9 4 (4.55%) SOAP
9 4 (4.55%) Classic ASP
10 3 (3.41%) J2EE
10 3 (3.41%) Struts
10 3 (3.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) FMCG
2 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.82%) Social Media
3 6 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.55%) W3C
5 2 (2.27%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.27%) RIA
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Business Analysis
2 28 (31.82%) User Stories
3 24 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 21 (23.86%) UML
6 21 (23.86%) TDD
7 18 (20.45%) Project Management
8 15 (17.05%) Change Management
8 15 (17.05%) BPMN
8 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
8 15 (17.05%) Use Case
9 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.64%) SOA
10 10 (11.36%) Code Coverage
10 10 (11.36%) MVC
10 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (10.23%) Content Management
12 8 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) Java
2 19 (21.59%) SQL
2 19 (21.59%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.68%) PHP
5 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) Groovy
7 2 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Google
3 6 (6.82%) hybris
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Telerik
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