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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 21 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 28.00% 9.09% 11.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.21% 10.64% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 9
Average salary £30,000 £80,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
58 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 77.33% 85.45% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 58
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £34,836 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Swansea

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (40.00%) OO
7 9 (36.00%) OOP
7 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (32.00%) SDLC
8 8 (32.00%) NUnit
8 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
8 8 (32.00%) SaaS
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Kanban
10 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Retail
10 6 (24.00%) System Testing
10 6 (24.00%) WinForms
10 6 (24.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Advertising
12 3 (12.00%) ISEB
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) BDD
12 3 (12.00%) Facebook

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (32.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) NUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (24.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) OOP
6 8 (32.00%) SDLC
7 7 (28.00%) Kanban
7 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (24.00%) System Testing
8 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Volume Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
10 2 (8.00%) Open Source
10 2 (8.00%) User Stories
11 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft