The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8137 8362 6960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.52% 7.41% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 9.00% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6965 7146 6075
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015 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 30 March 2015. 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 +1 7588 £50,000 +2.56% 1028
London -3 3501 £57,500 +4.54% 432
South East +9 1519 £47,500 +5.55% 181
City of London -12 577 £57,500 -4.16% 115
Yorkshire -1 544 £42,500 - 55
East of England -1 525 £50,000 +11.11% 72
North West +9 495 £40,000 - 94
South West +7 486 £37,500 -2.59% 91
West Yorkshire -6 392 £45,000 - 39
Berkshire +26 376 £52,500 +0.96% 42
Surrey +1 363 £52,500 +10.52% 39
Leeds -6 318 £45,000 -5.26% 28
West Midlands +29 303 £45,000 +9.75% 38
Manchester +12 285 £42,500 +6.25% 48
East Midlands 0 239 £37,500 -6.25% 44
Hampshire +16 215 £45,000 -4.25% 29
Scotland -5 185 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Reading +57 170 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Hertfordshire +21 169 £57,500 +21.05% 19
Bristol +4 160 £42,500 -5.55% 40
Cambridgeshire -7 154 £50,000 +20.48% 30
Buckinghamshire +35 149 £42,500 - 22
Cheshire +18 142 £40,000 - 36
East Sussex 0 142 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Wales +4 135 £37,500 -6.25% 15
South Wales +4 122 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Brighton -4 118 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Bedfordshire 0 117 £57,500 +24.32% 12
Milton Keynes +41 102 £42,500 - 19
Birmingham +31 102 £56,250 +36.36% 10

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 14948 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6502 (40.50%) .NET
3 6159 (38.36%) C#
4 5869 (36.56%) TDD
5 4708 (29.32%) JavaScript
6 4622 (28.79%) SQL Server
7 4353 (27.11%) HTML
8 4315 (26.88%) MVC
9 4069 (25.34%) ASP.NET
10 3952 (24.62%) Java
11 3755 (23.39%) SQL
12 3447 (21.47%) CSS
13 3418 (21.29%) Finance
14 2941 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2695 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
16 2626 (16.36%) Kanban
17 2570 (16.01%) Microsoft
18 2516 (15.67%) BDD
19 2383 (14.84%) OO
20 2353 (14.66%) jQuery
21 2162 (13.47%) Degree
22 2161 (13.46%) WCF
23 1957 (12.19%) Web Services
24 1947 (12.13%) HTML5
25 1940 (12.08%) QA
26 1884 (11.73%) E-Commerce
27 1797 (11.19%) XML
28 1790 (11.15%) Software Engineering
29 1752 (10.91%) Project Management
30 1694 (10.55%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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
1 589 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 507 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 505 (3.15%) Node.js
4 482 (3.00%) CMS
5 451 (2.81%) Apache
6 303 (1.89%) IIS
7 276 (1.72%) JBoss
8 200 (1.25%) Confluence
9 192 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 187 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 147 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 142 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 130 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
14 126 (0.78%) WebLogic
15 125 (0.78%) Drupal
16 124 (0.77%) Umbraco
17 120 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
18 116 (0.72%) WordPress
19 92 (0.57%) Apache Solr
20 83 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 1101 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 233 (1.45%) MS Office
3 213 (1.33%) MS Project
4 182 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 147 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 76 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 67 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 24 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 22 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 20 (0.12%) SPSS
11 20 (0.12%) Mingle
12 17 (0.11%) InDesign
13 13 (0.081%) GIMP
13 13 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.056%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.050%) RoboHelp
17 5 (0.031%) FrameMaker
18 3 (0.019%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 128 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 50 (0.31%) Magento
4 47 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 34 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
6 33 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 28 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 28 (0.17%) Radian6
8 19 (0.12%) Shopify
9 18 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 16 (0.100%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 14 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (0.081%) Summit
13 12 (0.075%) Agresso
14 10 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
14 10 (0.062%) SAP ERP
15 7 (0.044%) SAP IS-U
15 7 (0.044%) WebTrends
16 6 (0.037%) PRMS
17 5 (0.031%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 527 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 364 (2.27%) SaaS
3 261 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (0.55%) PaaS
5 86 (0.54%) GitHub
6 82 (0.51%) Force.com
7 62 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 44 (0.27%) Office 365
10 38 (0.24%) IaaS
11 19 (0.12%) Basecamp
12 17 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.050%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.050%) Trello
16 6 (0.037%) IBM Blueworks
16 6 (0.037%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.031%) LucidChart
17 5 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 552 (3.44%) Internet
2 305 (1.90%) HTTP
3 123 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 83 (0.52%) Broadband
5 48 (0.30%) Intranet
6 39 (0.24%) Firewall
7 35 (0.22%) Wireless
7 35 (0.22%) DNS
8 31 (0.19%) SAN
8 31 (0.19%) AMQP
9 30 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 30 (0.19%) SSL
10 21 (0.13%) LDAP
11 20 (0.12%) Ethernet
12 19 (0.12%) Bluetooth
13 18 (0.11%) VoIP
14 17 (0.11%) IPv4
14 17 (0.11%) IPv6
14 17 (0.11%) ZigBee
15 16 (0.100%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4622 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 983 (6.12%) MySQL
3 877 (5.46%) NoSQL
4 750 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 661 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 647 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 484 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 445 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
9 439 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 429 (2.67%) Big Data
11 322 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 314 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 264 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
14 245 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 237 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 217 (1.35%) Hadoop
17 208 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
18 183 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
19 174 (1.08%) Redis
20 139 (0.87%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1668 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 1538 (9.58%) NUnit
3 1158 (7.21%) Rhino Mocks
4 1100 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1077 (6.71%) Selenium
6 987 (6.15%) JIRA
6 987 (6.15%) Moq
7 979 (6.10%) Subversion
8 976 (6.08%) Visual Studio
9 777 (4.84%) Jenkins
10 660 (4.11%) Maven
11 649 (4.04%) Cucumber
12 634 (3.95%) MSTest
13 494 (3.08%) JUnit
14 401 (2.50%) TeamCity
15 329 (2.05%) WebDriver
16 306 (1.91%) Eclipse
17 281 (1.75%) SpecFlow
18 237 (1.48%) Ant
19 202 (1.26%) Hudson
General
1 3418 (21.29%) Finance
2 1157 (7.21%) Retail
3 1039 (6.47%) Banking
4 840 (5.23%) Marketing
5 744 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 605 (3.77%) Games
7 450 (2.80%) Advertising
8 237 (1.48%) Publishing
9 215 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 190 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 177 (1.10%) Back Office
12 152 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 121 (0.75%) Legal
14 100 (0.62%) Front Office
15 96 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 85 (0.53%) Billing
17 75 (0.47%) Music Industry
17 75 (0.47%) Electronics
18 74 (0.46%) Automotive
18 74 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 8059 (50.20%) Developer
2 2993 (18.64%) .NET Developer
3 1703 (10.61%) Analyst
4 1656 (10.31%) Senior Developer
5 1405 (8.75%) C# Developer
6 1332 (8.30%) Project Manager
7 1253 (7.80%) Java Developer
8 1064 (6.63%) Business Analyst
9 958 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 847 (5.28%) Architect
11 812 (5.06%) Software Developer
12 747 (4.65%) Software Engineer
13 733 (4.57%) ScrumMaster
14 570 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 527 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
16 477 (2.97%) Web Developer
17 456 (2.84%) Test Analyst
18 450 (2.80%) Development Manager
19 449 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
20 422 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6502 (40.50%) .NET
2 4353 (27.11%) HTML
3 4069 (25.34%) ASP.NET
4 3447 (21.47%) CSS
5 2941 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2353 (14.66%) jQuery
7 2161 (13.46%) WCF
8 1957 (12.19%) Web Services
9 1947 (12.13%) HTML5
10 1797 (11.19%) XML
11 1651 (10.28%) .NET Framework
12 1394 (8.68%) Spring
13 1325 (8.25%) AngularJS
14 1256 (7.82%) WPF
15 1019 (6.35%) CSS3
16 979 (6.10%) Ajax
17 965 (6.01%) Castle Windsor
18 920 (5.73%) RESTful
19 884 (5.51%) JSON
20 876 (5.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1149 (7.16%) Computer Science
2 884 (5.51%) User Experience
3 883 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 810 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 738 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
6 720 (4.48%) Open Source
7 664 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
8 302 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 255 (1.59%) Social Network
10 245 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 236 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 207 (1.29%) Tandem
13 198 (1.23%) Social Media
14 194 (1.21%) Blog
15 191 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 171 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 169 (1.05%) PMI
18 162 (1.01%) Digital Media
19 139 (0.87%) iPad
20 128 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1694 (10.55%) Windows
2 1419 (8.84%) Linux
3 752 (4.68%) Android
4 741 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 652 (4.06%) UNIX
6 107 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 75 (0.47%) Solaris
8 69 (0.43%) CentOS
9 62 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 52 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 47 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 35 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
17 27 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
19 13 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (0.069%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14948 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 5869 (36.56%) TDD
3 4315 (26.88%) MVC
4 2695 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
5 2626 (16.36%) Kanban
6 2516 (15.67%) BDD
7 2383 (14.84%) OO
8 1884 (11.73%) E-Commerce
9 1790 (11.15%) Software Engineering
10 1752 (10.91%) Project Management
11 1335 (8.32%) Web Application Development
12 1130 (7.04%) Mentoring
13 1111 (6.92%) Unit Testing
14 1109 (6.91%) Waterfall
15 1038 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
16 994 (6.19%) PRINCE2
17 931 (5.80%) Web Development
18 919 (5.72%) SOA
19 905 (5.64%) OOP
20 834 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6159 (38.36%) C#
2 4708 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 3952 (24.62%) Java
4 3755 (23.39%) SQL
5 873 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 844 (5.26%) PHP
7 816 (5.08%) C++
8 779 (4.85%) Ruby
9 776 (4.83%) Python
10 613 (3.82%) VB.NET
11 342 (2.13%) VB
12 339 (2.11%) C
13 272 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 267 (1.66%) Scala
15 265 (1.65%) Perl
16 201 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 165 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 150 (0.93%) PowerShell
19 135 (0.84%) Groovy
20 104 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2162 (13.47%) Degree
2 759 (4.73%) ISEB
3 285 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 261 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 260 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 224 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 214 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 153 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 129 (0.80%) PMP
10 99 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 66 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 65 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 62 (0.39%) MCP
14 54 (0.34%) MCSD
15 35 (0.22%) PhD
16 31 (0.19%) MCAD
16 31 (0.19%) MCTS
17 26 (0.16%) Sun Certification
17 26 (0.16%) HND
18 24 (0.15%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1940 (12.08%) QA
2 106 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 54 (0.34%) SLA
4 25 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.12%) WAI
7 18 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 15 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.081%) WCAG
9 13 (0.081%) HL7
10 11 (0.069%) PMBOK
11 9 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.056%) EMIR
11 9 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.056%) ISO 14001
12 8 (0.050%) COBIT
13 6 (0.037%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.037%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.037%) FATCA
14 5 (0.031%) Basel III
System Software
1 96 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 45 (0.28%) Varnish
4 28 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.14%) Docker
6 15 (0.093%) Firmware
7 13 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.044%) vSphere
8 7 (0.044%) HDFS
9 6 (0.037%) KVM
9 6 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.031%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.025%) Cygwin
11 4 (0.025%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.025%) Xen
12 3 (0.019%) vCloud
12 3 (0.019%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.012%) IAG
13 2 (0.012%) LXC
Systems Management
1 300 (1.87%) Puppet
2 291 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 110 (0.69%) Ansible
5 74 (0.46%) Nagios
6 39 (0.24%) Vagrant
7 34 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 20 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 20 (0.12%) logstash
9 18 (0.11%) MOM
9 18 (0.11%) BladeLogic
9 18 (0.11%) Unicenter
10 17 (0.11%) Salt
10 17 (0.11%) Capistrano
11 16 (0.100%) Cobbler
12 14 (0.087%) OpenNMS
13 13 (0.081%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.075%) Control-M
15 11 (0.069%) SCCM
16 8 (0.050%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2570 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 1400 (8.72%) Oracle
3 302 (1.88%) Google
4 292 (1.82%) Facebook
5 227 (1.41%) Twitter
6 214 (1.33%) SAP
7 212 (1.32%) IBM
8 208 (1.30%) hybris
9 192 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 161 (1.00%) Sitecore
11 134 (0.83%) Zend
12 125 (0.78%) VMware
13 119 (0.74%) HP
14 109 (0.68%) Adobe
15 101 (0.63%) TIBCO
16 89 (0.55%) Informatica
17 82 (0.51%) Xamarin
18 77 (0.48%) Red Hat
18 77 (0.48%) ATG
19 73 (0.45%) Apple
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + perks (including free meals)
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent package
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Salary: £35,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: Up to £90,000
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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