The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% 6.52% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.63% 8.45% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Scrum
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 85.42% 77.17% 62.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 64
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Scrum
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Sussex

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Blog
3 4 (66.67%) WATIR
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 4 (66.67%) GitHub
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) OAuth

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) WATIR
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blog
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience Design
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Dell