The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.90% 9.59% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 14.00% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £80,000 £34,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+135.29% +44.68%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Scrum
West 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 Swansea region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 77.59% 68.49% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 42
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,836 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Scrum
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Swansea

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) OOD
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) B2B
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) Durandal
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (23.08%) Durandal
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) OOD
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) B2B
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) UX Design
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
5 2 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle