The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 116 131 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.79% 10.93% 10.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.80% 13.10% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 104 115 100
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Scrum
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
983 1000 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.95% 83.40% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 841 864 713
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Scrum Salary Trend in South Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Scrum Salary Histogram in South Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 67 £38,750 +3.33% 9
Neath Port Talbot -1 23 £39,000 +16.41% 1
Torfaen -9 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Newport -17 10 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Bridgend -7 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Vale of Glamorgan -2 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 244 (96.06%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (36.61%) JavaScript
3 87 (34.25%) C#
4 79 (31.10%) HTML
5 76 (29.92%) .NET
6 74 (29.13%) CSS
7 71 (27.95%) SQL
8 58 (22.83%) SDLC
9 56 (22.05%) MVC
10 47 (18.50%) Java
11 45 (17.72%) ASP.NET
12 44 (17.32%) User Experience
13 43 (16.93%) Microsoft
14 41 (16.14%) SQL Server
15 36 (14.17%) Finance
16 35 (13.78%) Computer Science
17 34 (13.39%) Linux
18 33 (12.99%) Web Services
18 33 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (12.60%) Degree
19 32 (12.60%) TDD
20 31 (12.20%) QA
20 31 (12.20%) Software Engineering
20 31 (12.20%) MS Excel
20 31 (12.20%) Kanban
21 30 (11.81%) jQuery
22 26 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
22 26 (10.24%) HTML5
23 25 (9.84%) WCF
24 24 (9.45%) Web Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (8.66%) Node.js
2 14 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.94%) Apache
4 10 (3.94%) IIS
5 7 (2.76%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.36%) CMS
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.51%) GitHub
2 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.97%) tcpdump
3 4 (1.57%) HTTP
4 3 (1.18%) LAN
4 3 (1.18%) SAN
4 3 (1.18%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.79%) Extranet
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.69%) Big Data
3 14 (5.51%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (3.94%) MySQL
7 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.76%) HPCC
8 7 (2.76%) OLAP
8 7 (2.76%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (2.76%) QlikView
9 6 (2.36%) Power BI
9 6 (2.36%) PowerPivot
10 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.66%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.09%) Selenium
4 15 (5.91%) JIRA
5 13 (5.12%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.72%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.33%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.94%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.94%) JMeter
9 9 (3.54%) Maven
10 8 (3.15%) Ant
10 8 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.76%) Gradle
11 7 (2.76%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.36%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.57%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.57%) TestLink
14 4 (1.57%) VersionOne
14 4 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (14.17%) Finance
2 19 (7.48%) Games
3 17 (6.69%) Advertising
4 13 (5.12%) Marketing
5 9 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.76%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 131 (51.57%) Developer
2 48 (18.90%) Analyst
3 43 (16.93%) .NET Developer
4 29 (11.42%) Software Developer
5 25 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 24 (9.45%) Senior Developer
7 22 (8.66%) C# Developer
8 21 (8.27%) Project Manager
9 20 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (7.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (5.51%) Java Developer
11 14 (5.51%) Test Analyst
12 13 (5.12%) Agile Project Manager
13 12 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
13 12 (4.72%) Scrum Master
13 12 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (4.33%) .NET Software Developer
15 10 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (3.94%) SQL Developer
15 10 (3.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.10%) HTML
2 76 (29.92%) .NET
3 74 (29.13%) CSS
4 45 (17.72%) ASP.NET
5 33 (12.99%) Web Services
6 30 (11.81%) jQuery
7 26 (10.24%) HTML5
8 25 (9.84%) WCF
9 20 (7.87%) AngularJS
10 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (6.69%) CSS3
12 15 (5.91%) Spring
12 15 (5.91%) XML
13 13 (5.12%) Hibernate
13 13 (5.12%) MDX
14 10 (3.94%) REST
14 10 (3.94%) RESTful
15 9 (3.54%) .NET Framework
16 8 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (3.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.32%) User Experience
2 35 (13.78%) Computer Science
3 33 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) iSeries
4 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.18%) Statistics
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.79%) Tandem
7 1 (0.39%) DTV
7 1 (0.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.39%) Linux
2 14 (5.51%) Windows
3 13 (5.12%) Unix
4 6 (2.36%) Android
4 6 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.57%) CentOS
5 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.18%) Debian
6 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (96.06%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.83%) SDLC
3 56 (22.05%) MVC
4 32 (12.60%) TDD
5 31 (12.20%) Kanban
5 31 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 24 (9.45%) BDD
6 24 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (9.45%) Web Development
7 21 (8.27%) DevOps
7 21 (8.27%) Front End Development
8 19 (7.48%) User Stories
9 18 (7.09%) OO
9 18 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (6.69%) ITIL
11 16 (6.30%) ETL
12 15 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.12%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.12%) UML
13 13 (5.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.61%) JavaScript
2 87 (34.25%) C#
3 71 (27.95%) SQL
4 47 (18.50%) Java
5 22 (8.66%) C++
5 22 (8.66%) Python
5 22 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.69%) PHP
7 12 (4.72%) Perl
8 10 (3.94%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.94%) C
8 10 (3.94%) Ruby
9 9 (3.54%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.76%) VBA
11 5 (1.97%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.97%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.57%) Haskell
12 4 (1.57%) Lisp
12 4 (1.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (12.60%) Degree
2 8 (3.15%) ISEB
3 7 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.57%) MCSA
4 4 (1.57%) MCSE
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.18%) PMP
6 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.20%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Snort
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.76%) Ansible
1 7 (2.76%) Nagios
1 7 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.76%) yum
2 5 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.51%) Oracle
3 8 (3.15%) TOWER Software
4 7 (2.76%) AppDynamics
4 7 (2.76%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.76%) New Relic
4 7 (2.76%) Rackspace
4 7 (2.76%) Tableau
4 7 (2.76%) Zend
5 5 (1.97%) IBM
6 4 (1.57%) Perforce
6 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.18%) Alterian
7 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.18%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) HP
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
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