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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9096 7293 6898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.41% 6.45% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 8.18% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7790 6399 6329
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
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
98637 89146 96305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.84% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79209 73162 81821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +6 8506 £47,500 - 926
London +4 4343 £55,000 - 400
South East +3 1473 £45,000 +4.65% 172
City of London +14 929 £57,500 - 103
East of England +3 607 £45,000 +2.27% 83
Yorkshire +19 578 £41,000 +2.50% 74
Surrey +1 507 £47,500 +5.55% 56
North West 0 456 £40,000 +6.66% 52
South West +10 452 £39,000 -2.50% 71
West Yorkshire +29 441 £45,000 - 57
Leeds +26 385 £45,000 - 47
East Midlands +17 325 £40,000 +2.56% 32
Cambridgeshire +29 273 £41,500 +3.75% 38
Manchester -3 262 £40,000 +11.11% 38
Scotland +4 254 £40,000 - 23
Cambridge +24 242 £40,000 - 33
Berkshire -6 242 £52,500 +16.66% 23
West Midlands +2 197 £41,000 -1.20% 28
Bristol +9 192 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Hampshire 0 192 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Nottinghamshire +28 148 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Edinburgh +11 144 £39,500 -7.05% 6
Bedfordshire -6 143 £47,500 +5.55% 23
East Sussex +21 138 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Brighton +13 131 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -10 126 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Nottingham +28 125 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Kent +30 123 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Wales +13 114 £40,250 +4.54% 28
Bedford -4 103 £45,000 +5.88% 11

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6809 (40.83%) .NET
2 6452 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6430 (38.55%) C#
4 6118 (36.68%) TDD
5 4815 (28.87%) SQL Server
6 4512 (27.05%) MVC
7 4439 (26.62%) Java
8 4331 (25.97%) HTML
9 4310 (25.84%) ASP.NET
10 4176 (25.04%) JavaScript
11 4093 (24.54%) SQL
12 3626 (21.74%) CSS
13 3372 (20.22%) Finance
14 2775 (16.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2748 (16.48%) jQuery
16 2684 (16.09%) OO
17 2652 (15.90%) Microsoft
18 2651 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
19 2649 (15.88%) WCF
20 2485 (14.90%) BDD
21 2425 (14.54%) Degree
22 2366 (14.19%) Kanban
23 2235 (13.40%) Web Services
24 2210 (13.25%) E-Commerce
25 2151 (12.90%) XML
26 2002 (12.00%) Windows
27 2001 (12.00%) Software Engineering
28 1986 (11.91%) Project Management
29 1984 (11.90%) HTML5
30 1888 (11.32%) Spring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 554 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 530 (3.18%) Tomcat
3 508 (3.05%) Apache
4 492 (2.95%) CMS
5 370 (2.22%) Node.js
6 367 (2.20%) IIS
7 220 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 197 (1.18%) Drupal
9 156 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 155 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 144 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 141 (0.85%) Confluence
13 137 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 131 (0.79%) Apache Solr
15 114 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
16 107 (0.64%) Umbraco
17 73 (0.44%) Alfresco
18 66 (0.40%) nginx
19 54 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
20 53 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1253 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 230 (1.38%) MS Office
3 184 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 177 (1.06%) MS Project
5 169 (1.01%) Photoshop
6 73 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 54 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 39 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 27 (0.16%) Mingle
10 21 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 19 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 18 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.048%) Open Workbench
13 8 (0.048%) GIMP
14 6 (0.036%) InDesign
14 6 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (0.036%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.018%) Doxygen
16 3 (0.018%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 140 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 133 (0.80%) Magento
3 31 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 22 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
6 21 (0.13%) Shopify
7 19 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 18 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 17 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
12 13 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
13 12 (0.072%) SunGard APT
14 9 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
15 8 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
16 7 (0.042%) SAP CRM
17 6 (0.036%) Visualfiles
17 6 (0.036%) Agresso
17 6 (0.036%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 415 (2.49%) SaaS
2 221 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 209 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 87 (0.52%) GitHub
5 76 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 49 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.18%) PaaS
8 28 (0.17%) Force.com
9 26 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.13%) Office 365
11 20 (0.12%) Trello
12 18 (0.11%) Joyent
13 14 (0.084%) Heroku
14 9 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.048%) IaaS
16 6 (0.036%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.030%) Google Apps
17 5 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
18 4 (0.024%) Amazon ELB
18 4 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 869 (5.21%) Internet
2 290 (1.74%) HTTP
3 95 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 61 (0.37%) Intranet
5 55 (0.33%) Firewall
6 52 (0.31%) Broadband
7 43 (0.26%) DNS
7 43 (0.26%) SSL
8 33 (0.20%) FTP
9 32 (0.19%) SAN
10 31 (0.19%) LDAP
11 29 (0.17%) SNMP
12 23 (0.14%) SMS
13 22 (0.13%) VoIP
14 20 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 20 (0.12%) IGMP
14 20 (0.12%) RTSP
15 18 (0.11%) Wireless
15 18 (0.11%) VPN
15 18 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4815 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 1162 (6.97%) MySQL
3 1150 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 936 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 743 (4.45%) Relational Database
6 575 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 534 (3.20%) NoSQL
8 473 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 449 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 415 (2.49%) Big Data
11 410 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 359 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
13 311 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 293 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 287 (1.72%) Oracle Database
16 156 (0.94%) Hadoop
17 152 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
18 138 (0.83%) DB2
19 119 (0.71%) Redis
20 102 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1701 (10.20%) NUnit
2 1283 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 1260 (7.55%) Subversion
4 1192 (7.15%) Selenium
5 1107 (6.64%) Git (software)
6 1032 (6.19%) Moq
7 1028 (6.16%) Visual Studio
8 976 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 841 (5.04%) Maven
10 760 (4.56%) JIRA
11 751 (4.50%) Jenkins
12 736 (4.41%) JUnit
13 672 (4.03%) MSTest
14 473 (2.84%) Eclipse
15 415 (2.49%) Cucumber
16 326 (1.95%) Ant
17 311 (1.86%) Hudson
18 298 (1.79%) WebDriver
19 283 (1.70%) FitNesse
20 271 (1.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 3372 (20.22%) Finance
2 1009 (6.05%) Retail
3 1002 (6.01%) Banking
4 961 (5.76%) Games
5 857 (5.14%) Marketing
6 592 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 373 (2.24%) Publishing
8 312 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 308 (1.85%) Advertising
10 284 (1.70%) Law
11 278 (1.67%) Back Office
12 162 (0.97%) Legal
13 150 (0.90%) Front Office
14 148 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 138 (0.83%) Manufacturing
16 125 (0.75%) Online Betting
17 107 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 70 (0.42%) Music Industry
19 63 (0.38%) Multimedia
20 43 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8731 (52.35%) Developer
2 3236 (19.40%) .NET Developer
3 1872 (11.22%) Analyst
4 1843 (11.05%) Senior Developer
5 1699 (10.19%) C# Developer
6 1696 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 1506 (9.03%) Project Manager
8 1248 (7.48%) Business Analyst
9 1165 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 791 (4.74%) Software Engineer
11 752 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
12 748 (4.48%) Architect
13 732 (4.39%) Software Developer
14 698 (4.19%) ScrumMaster
15 651 (3.90%) Web Developer
16 648 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 564 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
18 537 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
19 493 (2.96%) Agile Project Manager
20 482 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6809 (40.83%) .NET
2 4331 (25.97%) HTML
3 4310 (25.84%) ASP.NET
4 3626 (21.74%) CSS
5 2775 (16.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2748 (16.48%) jQuery
7 2649 (15.88%) WCF
8 2235 (13.40%) Web Services
9 2151 (12.90%) XML
10 1984 (11.90%) HTML5
11 1888 (11.32%) Spring
12 1689 (10.13%) WPF
13 1647 (9.88%) .NET Framework
14 1452 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1395 (8.36%) Ajax
16 1231 (7.38%) Hibernate
17 1189 (7.13%) CSS3
18 1160 (6.96%) WinForms
19 1145 (6.87%) J2EE
20 1037 (6.22%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1247 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 1055 (6.33%) Open Source
3 821 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
4 635 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 614 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 430 (2.58%) Mathematics
7 294 (1.76%) Social Network
8 277 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 270 (1.62%) Social Media
10 242 (1.45%) N-Tier
11 234 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 210 (1.26%) Digital Media
13 192 (1.15%) Tandem
14 181 (1.09%) Online Games
15 153 (0.92%) Derivative
16 152 (0.91%) iPhone
17 151 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 131 (0.79%) iPad
19 127 (0.76%) Blog
20 126 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2002 (12.00%) Windows
2 1484 (8.90%) Linux
3 701 (4.20%) Android
4 658 (3.95%) UNIX
5 633 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 93 (0.56%) Windows Phone
7 84 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (0.44%) CentOS
9 58 (0.35%) Solaris
10 49 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.25%) Debian
12 40 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 37 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 28 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.16%) Windows 7
17 23 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
18 22 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (0.13%) Windows 8
20 18 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6452 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6118 (36.68%) TDD
3 4512 (27.05%) MVC
4 2684 (16.09%) OO
5 2651 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2485 (14.90%) BDD
7 2366 (14.19%) Kanban
8 2210 (13.25%) E-Commerce
9 2001 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 1986 (11.91%) Project Management
11 1336 (8.01%) Unit Testing
12 1253 (7.51%) Web Application Development
13 1198 (7.18%) OOP
14 1188 (7.12%) Web Development
15 1037 (6.22%) SOA
16 1012 (6.07%) UML
17 1005 (6.03%) Waterfall
18 910 (5.46%) PRINCE2
19 893 (5.35%) Dependency Injection
20 845 (5.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6430 (38.55%) C#
2 4439 (26.62%) Java
3 4176 (25.04%) JavaScript
4 4093 (24.54%) SQL
5 1229 (7.37%) PHP
6 972 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 819 (4.91%) C++
8 815 (4.89%) Ruby
9 766 (4.59%) VB.NET
10 685 (4.11%) Python
11 382 (2.29%) VB
12 380 (2.28%) C
13 304 (1.82%) Scala
14 297 (1.78%) Perl
15 266 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 235 (1.41%) Groovy
17 231 (1.39%) Objective-C
18 221 (1.33%) PHP5
19 193 (1.16%) Shell Script
20 190 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2425 (14.54%) Degree
2 1044 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 847 (5.08%) MCP
4 831 (4.98%) MCTS
5 826 (4.95%) MCSD
6 817 (4.90%) MCAD
7 552 (3.31%) ISEB
8 275 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 211 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 140 (0.84%) PMP
11 136 (0.82%) Security Cleared
12 98 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 64 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (0.29%) HND
15 48 (0.29%) SC Cleared
16 41 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 36 (0.22%) CBAP
18 34 (0.20%) MCITP
19 33 (0.20%) Sun Certification
20 31 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1650 (9.89%) QA
2 129 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 32 (0.19%) SLA
4 31 (0.19%) ISO 8583
5 30 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.16%) DICOM
7 22 (0.13%) JTAG
8 18 (0.11%) COBIT
9 14 (0.084%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (0.078%) TickIT
11 11 (0.066%) HL7
11 11 (0.066%) IEC 61508
11 11 (0.066%) DO-178B
12 10 (0.060%) WCAG
13 6 (0.036%) ISO 9002
13 6 (0.036%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.030%) Basel III
15 4 (0.024%) Dublin Core
15 4 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 61 (0.37%) Varnish
2 51 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.19%) KVM
5 16 (0.096%) IAG
6 12 (0.072%) LiteSpeed
7 11 (0.066%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.036%) NFS
9 5 (0.030%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.030%) Xen
9 5 (0.030%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.030%) Docker
10 4 (0.024%) vCloud
10 4 (0.024%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.018%) XenApp
11 3 (0.018%) Squid
12 2 (0.012%) XenServer
12 2 (0.012%) vSphere
13 1 (0.006%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.006%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 286 (1.71%) Puppet
2 248 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 73 (0.44%) Vagrant
5 55 (0.33%) Nagios
6 44 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 21 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.072%) Ganglia
9 9 (0.054%) SCCM
9 9 (0.054%) SCOM
9 9 (0.054%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.054%) YUM
10 8 (0.048%) CFEngine
10 8 (0.048%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (0.048%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.048%) Zenoss
11 6 (0.036%) Nessus
11 6 (0.036%) MOM
11 6 (0.036%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.030%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2652 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 1557 (9.34%) Oracle
3 338 (2.03%) Zend
4 335 (2.01%) JBoss
5 234 (1.40%) Adobe
6 227 (1.36%) IBM
7 223 (1.34%) hybris
7 223 (1.34%) Facebook
8 210 (1.26%) Twitter
9 192 (1.15%) Google
10 184 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 158 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 146 (0.88%) Sybase
13 136 (0.82%) SAP
14 135 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 135 (0.81%) TIBCO
15 105 (0.63%) HP
16 102 (0.61%) EPiServer
17 92 (0.55%) VMware
18 76 (0.46%) ATG
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