The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 32 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.56% 10.81% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 12.90% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 12
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 217 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 91.41% 83.78% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 166 152 167
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Scrum
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Stockport

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Stockport

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) C#
3 23 (60.53%) .NET
4 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
4 21 (55.26%) TDD
5 17 (44.74%) MVC
5 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) XML
8 11 (28.95%) CSS
8 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (26.32%) Ruby
10 9 (23.68%) Project Management
10 9 (23.68%) IIS
10 9 (23.68%) BDD
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) jQuery
12 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 7 (18.42%) WCF
12 7 (18.42%) RESTful
12 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) Ajax
13 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (15.79%) MySQL
13 6 (15.79%) Web Application Development
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Project
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQLite
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.63%) WiX
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) FxCop
5 1 (2.63%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.63%) Moq
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 6 (15.79%) Music Industry
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (31.58%) XML
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 8 (21.05%) jQuery
7 7 (18.42%) RESTful
7 7 (18.42%) Web Services
7 7 (18.42%) Ajax
7 7 (18.42%) WCF
8 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.16%) LINQ
9 5 (13.16%) Ninject
9 5 (13.16%) XHTML
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
11 2 (5.26%) WPF
12 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) LIMS
2 2 (5.26%) Informatics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) TDD
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
4 11 (28.95%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (23.68%) BDD
5 9 (23.68%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.79%) Web Application Development
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) People Management
8 5 (13.16%) Change Control
8 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
8 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) Change Management
9 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (13.16%) VB
5 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Wonderware
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
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