The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8548 6909 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.35% 6.35% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 8.07% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7300 6128 5891
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scrum
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum within the UK.

Scrum Salary Trend in the UK

Scrum
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Scrum Salary Histogram in the UK

Scrum
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 8090 £50,000 +5.26% 901
London +3 4040 £55,000 +4.76% 399
South East +10 1378 £45,000 - 167
City of London +2 822 £57,500 +4.54% 113
Yorkshire +16 544 £40,000 +2.56% 50
South West +19 529 £42,500 +6.25% 61
North West +14 511 £40,000 +6.66% 79
East of England +8 493 £45,000 +5.88% 68
West Yorkshire +21 411 £42,500 - 34
Surrey +16 359 £45,000 - 28
Leeds +17 353 £42,500 -2.29% 27
Manchester +10 292 £40,000 - 47
West Midlands +6 271 £42,000 +5.00% 26
Berkshire +4 270 £47,500 +2.70% 34
East Midlands -4 260 £40,000 +3.89% 32
Hampshire +8 239 £44,000 +3.52% 35
Bristol +8 221 £47,500 +18.75% 26
Cambridgeshire +18 217 £40,000 - 25
Scotland +8 202 £40,000 - 30
Cambridge +20 169 £40,000 - 21
Nottinghamshire +8 149 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Buckinghamshire +22 143 £42,500 -10.52% 17
Nottingham +7 142 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Cheshire +28 141 £38,500 +10.00% 17
Bedfordshire +3 132 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Wales -6 117 £36,500 +4.28% 21
East Sussex -11 114 £42,500 - 9
North Yorkshire +25 109 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Glasgow +6 101 £37,500 -6.25% 16
South Wales -2 101 £36,500 +4.28% 17

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 6962 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6909 (39.21%) .NET
3 6519 (37.00%) C#
4 6481 (36.78%) TDD
5 4838 (27.46%) SQL Server
6 4748 (26.95%) Java
7 4732 (26.86%) HTML
8 4550 (25.82%) MVC
9 4510 (25.60%) ASP.NET
10 4488 (25.47%) JavaScript
11 4247 (24.10%) SQL
12 3893 (22.09%) CSS
13 3448 (19.57%) Finance
14 2882 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2876 (16.32%) Microsoft
16 2857 (16.21%) OO
17 2847 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
18 2725 (15.47%) BDD
19 2675 (15.18%) jQuery
20 2650 (15.04%) WCF
21 2631 (14.93%) Kanban
22 2571 (14.59%) Degree
23 2395 (13.59%) XML
24 2349 (13.33%) Web Services
25 2348 (13.33%) E-Commerce
26 2191 (12.43%) Software Engineering
27 2137 (12.13%) HTML5
28 2068 (11.74%) Project Management
29 1920 (10.90%) QA
30 1787 (10.14%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 662 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 560 (3.18%) Tomcat
3 547 (3.10%) Apache
4 529 (3.00%) CMS
5 401 (2.28%) Node.js
6 377 (2.14%) IIS
7 256 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 224 (1.27%) Confluence
9 184 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 180 (1.02%) Drupal
11 175 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 164 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
13 144 (0.82%) Umbraco
14 128 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
15 127 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 115 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
17 76 (0.43%) nginx
18 67 (0.38%) WordPress
19 58 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
20 56 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1229 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 260 (1.48%) MS Office
3 249 (1.41%) MS Project
4 228 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 203 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 72 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 71 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 26 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 24 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 24 (0.14%) Mingle
11 22 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 13 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (0.074%) Acrobat
13 11 (0.062%) InDesign
14 10 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
16 8 (0.045%) GIMP
17 6 (0.034%) FastStats
18 4 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 156 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 134 (0.76%) Magento
3 52 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 44 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
5 39 (0.22%) Shopify
6 37 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 33 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 29 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 27 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 26 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
11 21 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.057%) Oracle EBS R12
13 10 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.057%) SAP CRM
13 10 (0.057%) Summit
14 8 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
15 7 (0.040%) Oracle CRM
15 7 (0.040%) Agresso
15 7 (0.040%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 449 (2.55%) SaaS
2 269 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (0.51%) GitHub
5 72 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (0.18%) PaaS
8 28 (0.16%) Office 365
9 22 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.096%) Basecamp
10 17 (0.096%) Trello
11 15 (0.085%) Force.com
12 11 (0.062%) Heroku
12 11 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.057%) Joyent
14 9 (0.051%) IaaS
15 5 (0.028%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.028%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.023%) Responsys
17 3 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 905 (5.14%) Internet
2 389 (2.21%) HTTP
3 93 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 89 (0.51%) Intranet
5 79 (0.45%) SSL
6 66 (0.37%) Firewall
7 58 (0.33%) SNMP
7 58 (0.33%) Broadband
8 46 (0.26%) AMQP
9 37 (0.21%) SMS
10 30 (0.17%) SAN
11 29 (0.16%) DNS
11 29 (0.16%) LDAP
12 25 (0.14%) IPv6
13 24 (0.14%) IPv4
13 24 (0.14%) VoIP
14 21 (0.12%) NFC
14 21 (0.12%) Wireless
15 20 (0.11%) LAN
16 18 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4838 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 1226 (6.96%) MySQL
3 1066 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 933 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 876 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 640 (3.63%) NoSQL
7 597 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 514 (2.92%) Big Data
9 498 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 473 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 466 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
12 457 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 377 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 360 (2.04%) Oracle Database
15 268 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 242 (1.37%) Hadoop
17 235 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
18 146 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
19 141 (0.80%) DB2
20 122 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1622 (9.21%) NUnit
2 1339 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 1296 (7.36%) Selenium
4 1265 (7.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 1239 (7.03%) Subversion
6 1075 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1042 (5.91%) Visual Studio
8 987 (5.60%) Moq
9 959 (5.44%) JIRA
10 840 (4.77%) Jenkins
11 779 (4.42%) JUnit
12 761 (4.32%) Maven
13 664 (3.77%) Cucumber
14 617 (3.50%) MSTest
15 501 (2.84%) Eclipse
16 390 (2.21%) WebDriver
17 361 (2.05%) Hudson
18 302 (1.71%) Ant
19 298 (1.69%) SpecFlow
20 296 (1.68%) TeamCity
General
1 3448 (19.57%) Finance
2 1138 (6.46%) Retail
3 1004 (5.70%) Games
4 938 (5.32%) Banking
5 921 (5.23%) Marketing
6 726 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 457 (2.59%) Advertising
8 407 (2.31%) Publishing
9 324 (1.84%) Law
10 303 (1.72%) Back Office
11 289 (1.64%) Investment Banking
12 172 (0.98%) Legal
13 156 (0.89%) Front Office
14 155 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 109 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 81 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 78 (0.44%) Electronics
17 78 (0.44%) Automotive
18 65 (0.37%) Music Industry
19 50 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9357 (53.10%) Developer
2 3232 (18.34%) .NET Developer
3 2100 (11.92%) Senior Developer
4 1951 (11.07%) Analyst
5 1809 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 1771 (10.05%) Java Developer
7 1604 (9.10%) Project Manager
8 1226 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 1210 (6.87%) Business Analyst
10 831 (4.72%) Software Engineer
11 816 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 768 (4.36%) Software Developer
13 729 (4.14%) ScrumMaster
14 723 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 684 (3.88%) Web Developer
16 681 (3.86%) Architect
17 573 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
18 549 (3.12%) Agile Project Manager
19 525 (2.98%) Lead Developer
20 474 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6909 (39.21%) .NET
2 4732 (26.86%) HTML
3 4510 (25.60%) ASP.NET
4 3893 (22.09%) CSS
5 2882 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2675 (15.18%) jQuery
7 2650 (15.04%) WCF
8 2395 (13.59%) XML
9 2349 (13.33%) Web Services
10 2137 (12.13%) HTML5
11 1762 (10.00%) Spring
12 1675 (9.51%) .NET Framework
13 1602 (9.09%) WPF
14 1254 (7.12%) Ajax
15 1232 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 1218 (6.91%) CSS3
17 1159 (6.58%) J2EE
18 1100 (6.24%) WinForms
19 1089 (6.18%) REST
20 1068 (6.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1340 (7.60%) Computer Science
2 1014 (5.75%) Open Source
3 847 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 745 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
5 571 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 364 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 324 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 308 (1.75%) Social Media
9 302 (1.71%) Social Network
10 295 (1.67%) N-Tier
11 291 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 245 (1.39%) iPhone
13 237 (1.35%) Tandem
14 218 (1.24%) Derivative
15 199 (1.13%) iPad
16 184 (1.04%) Digital Media
17 180 (1.02%) Management Information System
18 126 (0.72%) Online Games
19 125 (0.71%) Equities
20 122 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1787 (10.14%) Windows
2 1401 (7.95%) Linux
3 832 (4.72%) Android
4 803 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 660 (3.75%) UNIX
6 99 (0.56%) Windows Phone
7 88 (0.50%) CentOS
8 75 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (0.36%) Solaris
9 64 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 44 (0.25%) Debian
11 40 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 36 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
14 29 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.13%) Fedora
16 21 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 21 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6962 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6481 (36.78%) TDD
3 4550 (25.82%) MVC
4 2857 (16.21%) OO
5 2847 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
6 2725 (15.47%) BDD
7 2631 (14.93%) Kanban
8 2348 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 2191 (12.43%) Software Engineering
10 2068 (11.74%) Project Management
11 1548 (8.79%) Unit Testing
12 1294 (7.34%) Web Application Development
13 1276 (7.24%) OOP
14 1195 (6.78%) Web Development
15 1109 (6.29%) Waterfall
16 1067 (6.06%) SOA
17 997 (5.66%) UML
18 916 (5.20%) PRINCE2
19 901 (5.11%) User Stories
20 895 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6519 (37.00%) C#
2 4748 (26.95%) Java
3 4488 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 4247 (24.10%) SQL
5 1094 (6.21%) PHP
6 924 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 912 (5.18%) C++
8 807 (4.58%) Ruby
9 754 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 714 (4.05%) Python
11 418 (2.37%) VB
12 387 (2.20%) C
13 359 (2.04%) Objective-C
14 286 (1.62%) Scala
15 251 (1.42%) Perl
16 246 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 191 (1.08%) Groovy
18 178 (1.01%) Bash Shell
19 159 (0.90%) PHP5
20 144 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2571 (14.59%) Degree
2 757 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 619 (3.51%) ISEB
4 548 (3.11%) MCP
5 541 (3.07%) MCTS
6 531 (3.01%) MCSD
7 517 (2.93%) MCAD
8 306 (1.74%) ISTQB
9 269 (1.53%) Security Cleared
10 219 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 152 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 152 (0.86%) PMP
12 134 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 121 (0.69%) SC Cleared
14 50 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 49 (0.28%) HND
16 43 (0.24%) Sun Certification
17 42 (0.24%) PhD
18 34 (0.19%) MCSE
18 34 (0.19%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1920 (10.90%) QA
2 178 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 60 (0.34%) SLA
4 38 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.13%) TickIT
7 16 (0.091%) ISO 8583
7 16 (0.091%) WCAG
8 15 (0.085%) JTAG
9 14 (0.079%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.068%) COBIT
11 11 (0.062%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.051%) Basel III
13 8 (0.045%) DICOM
14 7 (0.040%) IEC 61508
14 7 (0.040%) DO-178B
14 7 (0.040%) HL7
15 6 (0.034%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.034%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.028%) FATCA
System Software
1 62 (0.35%) Varnish
2 56 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.22%) HDFS
4 32 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.079%) vCloud
5 14 (0.079%) KVM
6 13 (0.074%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.068%) IAG
8 11 (0.062%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.045%) LiteSpeed
9 8 (0.045%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.034%) Docker
11 5 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.023%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.023%) Xen
12 4 (0.023%) NFS
13 3 (0.017%) XenServer
13 3 (0.017%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.017%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 296 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 280 (1.59%) Puppet
3 137 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 80 (0.45%) Nagios
5 69 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 57 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 31 (0.18%) Capistrano
8 26 (0.15%) Zenoss
9 17 (0.096%) Ansible
10 13 (0.074%) MOM
11 11 (0.062%) Ganglia
11 11 (0.062%) Opsview
12 9 (0.051%) YUM
13 8 (0.045%) Kibana
13 8 (0.045%) Oozie
14 7 (0.040%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.040%) Graylog2
15 6 (0.034%) Nessus
16 5 (0.028%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 5 (0.028%) Salt
Vendors
1 2876 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 1636 (9.28%) Oracle
3 382 (2.17%) JBoss
4 306 (1.74%) Adobe
5 258 (1.46%) Facebook
6 257 (1.46%) Google
7 255 (1.45%) Twitter
8 243 (1.38%) SAP
9 217 (1.23%) Zend
10 211 (1.20%) IBM
11 209 (1.19%) hybris
12 173 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 161 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 152 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 122 (0.69%) TIBCO
15 122 (0.69%) HP
16 121 (0.69%) Sybase
17 104 (0.59%) EPiServer
18 101 (0.57%) VMware
19 83 (0.47%) Atlassian
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Taunton, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
dxw
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
dxw
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £79000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
UK Sport
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago