The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 35 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.80% 9.79% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 12.11% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Scrum
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 454 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.73% 80.78% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 394 384 398
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,814 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Scrum
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Swindon

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Swindon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.35%) SQL
3 38 (33.33%) Degree
3 38 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 35 (30.70%) XML
5 34 (29.82%) ISEB
6 33 (28.95%) Finance
7 31 (27.19%) HTML
7 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
8 30 (26.32%) .NET
9 29 (25.44%) QA
10 28 (24.56%) CSS
11 26 (22.81%) Web Services
11 26 (22.81%) TDD
12 25 (21.93%) Oracle
13 24 (21.05%) C#
13 24 (21.05%) Java
13 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
13 24 (21.05%) MVC
14 23 (20.18%) OO
14 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
14 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET
15 21 (18.42%) VBScript
16 20 (17.54%) jQuery
17 19 (16.67%) Selenium
17 19 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (15.79%) Use Case
18 18 (15.79%) HTML5
18 18 (15.79%) Waterfall
18 18 (15.79%) UNIX

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.39%) iPlanet
2 2 (1.75%) CMS
2 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Liferay
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Heroku
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) LDAP
1 5 (4.39%) SNMP
1 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.53%) DB2
3 11 (9.65%) MySQL
3 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.51%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Selenium
2 13 (11.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (8.77%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 9 (7.89%) Subversion
4 9 (7.89%) WATIR
5 7 (6.14%) TestNG
6 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) RSpec
9 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.88%) Sublime Text
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Banking
3 14 (12.28%) Retail
4 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 10 (8.77%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (38.60%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 16 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Products Support Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Test Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (6.14%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) UI Developer
9 7 (6.14%) UI Programmer
10 6 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) XML
2 31 (27.19%) HTML
3 30 (26.32%) .NET
4 28 (24.56%) CSS
5 26 (22.81%) Web Services
6 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET
7 20 (17.54%) jQuery
8 19 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (15.79%) HTML5
10 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
11 12 (10.53%) RESTful
11 12 (10.53%) SOAP
12 10 (8.77%) REST
12 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (7.89%) CSS3
14 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
15 7 (6.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (5.26%) NHibernate
16 6 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) UNIX
2 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.81%) TDD
3 24 (21.05%) MVC
4 23 (20.18%) OO
5 18 (15.79%) Use Case
5 18 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 15 (13.16%) Process Management
7 13 (11.40%) Change Management
8 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
8 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.77%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.02%) Test Management
10 8 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.02%) Project Management
10 8 (7.02%) DSDM
10 8 (7.02%) ITIL
11 7 (6.14%) SOA
11 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.35%) SQL
2 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.05%) C#
3 24 (21.05%) Java
4 21 (18.42%) VBScript
5 11 (9.65%) VB
5 11 (9.65%) VBA
6 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) Degree
2 34 (29.82%) ISEB
3 10 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (4.39%) HND
5 5 (4.39%) PhD
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.44%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) WAI
3 5 (4.39%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) Oracle
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Altiris
3 5 (4.39%) DevExpress
3 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) Sage
5 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
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