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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 19 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 62 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 9.39% 5.17% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 5.98% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £29,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
540 535 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.82% 86.43% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 424 429 295
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Swindon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 95 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.96%) Computer Science
3 40 (35.09%) HTML
3 40 (35.09%) SQL
4 38 (33.33%) XML
4 38 (33.33%) Finance
5 36 (31.58%) Degree
6 33 (28.95%) CSS
7 32 (28.07%) Oracle
7 32 (28.07%) ISEB
8 31 (27.19%) Java
9 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
9 29 (25.44%) HTML5
10 28 (24.56%) QA
11 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
12 25 (21.93%) .NET
12 25 (21.93%) Web Services
12 25 (21.93%) TDD
13 24 (21.05%) OO
14 23 (20.18%) MVC
14 23 (20.18%) Process Management
15 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
15 22 (19.30%) jQuery
16 21 (18.42%) C#
17 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
17 20 (17.54%) Selenium
18 19 (16.67%) Use Case
19 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
19 18 (15.79%) VBScript
20 17 (14.91%) DB2

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
2 3 (2.63%) iPlanet
3 2 (1.75%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Liferay
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Heroku
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) LDAP
1 3 (2.63%) SNMP
1 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 17 (14.91%) DB2
4 16 (14.04%) MySQL
5 14 (12.28%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Selenium
2 13 (11.40%) Eclipse
3 11 (9.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (9.65%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 9 (7.89%) Subversion
4 9 (7.89%) WATIR
5 8 (7.02%) TestNG
6 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.88%) Moq
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.88%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) RSpec
General
1 38 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 13 (11.40%) Retail
4 10 (8.77%) Retail Banking
4 10 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (42.11%) Developer
2 21 (18.42%) Test Manager
3 15 (13.16%) Web Developer
4 13 (11.40%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Products Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Web Applications Developer
7 7 (6.14%) QA Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) UI Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) UI Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Tester
8 6 (5.26%) Junior
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.09%) HTML
2 38 (33.33%) XML
3 33 (28.95%) CSS
4 29 (25.44%) HTML5
5 25 (21.93%) Web Services
5 25 (21.93%) .NET
6 22 (19.30%) jQuery
7 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.04%) CSS3
9 15 (13.16%) REST
10 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (10.53%) SOAP
11 12 (10.53%) RESTful
12 10 (8.77%) GWT
12 10 (8.77%) XSD
12 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
14 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (6.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.75%) Physics
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) UNIX
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 7 (6.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.93%) TDD
3 24 (21.05%) OO
4 23 (20.18%) Process Management
4 23 (20.18%) MVC
5 19 (16.67%) Use Case
6 16 (14.04%) Waterfall
7 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.53%) Change Management
8 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
9 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.89%) Project Management
11 8 (7.02%) DSDM
11 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.14%) Test Management
12 7 (6.14%) Time Management
12 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.14%) Web Development
12 7 (6.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.09%) SQL
2 31 (27.19%) Java
3 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.42%) C#
5 18 (15.79%) VBScript
6 12 (10.53%) VB
6 12 (10.53%) VBA
7 11 (9.65%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.51%) XAML
10 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.63%) PHP
11 2 (1.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (31.58%) Degree
2 32 (28.07%) ISEB
3 10 (8.77%) HND
3 10 (8.77%) PhD
4 9 (7.89%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.56%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) WAI
3 3 (2.63%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) SCCM
1 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Oracle
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.63%) HP
3 3 (2.63%) Altiris
3 3 (2.63%) DevExpress
3 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.75%) Sage
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
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