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 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 11 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 10 35 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 11.76% 35.00% 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 46.05% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 4
Average salary £43,750 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
70 76 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 82.35% 76.00% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 12
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

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

Scrum Salary Histogram in Swansea

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.59%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) Kanban
5 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.59%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) Spring
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) DSDM
6 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.65%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) XML
7 5 (14.71%) XSLT
7 5 (14.71%) Struts
7 5 (14.71%) RUP
7 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) Open Source
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (2.94%) FileNet
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) LiveCycle
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) NUnit
1 3 (8.82%) MSTest
1 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (8.82%) Moq
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) ScrumMaster
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 5 (14.71%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) XSLT
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) Struts
5 4 (11.76%) JSP
5 4 (11.76%) Servlets
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.76%) WCF
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (8.82%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (8.82%) WinForms
6 3 (8.82%) WPF
6 3 (8.82%) jQuery
6 3 (8.82%) Spring.NET
6 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) BDD
4 7 (20.59%) Kanban
4 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) DSDM
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (14.71%) RUP
7 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.82%) MVVM
8 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) Clojure
5 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PMP
1 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter
2 1 (2.94%) IBM