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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8840 8379 6805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 7.25% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.53% 8.76% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7706 7080 6059
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 8201 £50,000 - 1096
London +2 3806 £57,500 +4.54% 455
South East +5 1420 £50,000 +11.11% 198
City of London +1 634 £60,000 +9.09% 95
South West +1 599 £42,500 +6.25% 89
Yorkshire +15 588 £42,500 +6.25% 62
North West +3 538 £40,000 - 127
East of England +1 523 £47,500 +5.55% 63
West Yorkshire +17 439 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Leeds +16 343 £47,500 +11.76% 36
Berkshire +10 340 £55,000 +12.24% 54
Manchester +5 332 £42,500 +6.25% 65
West Midlands +5 326 £45,000 +5.88% 40
East Midlands +7 325 £40,000 - 34
Surrey +4 303 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Scotland +21 273 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Bristol -5 207 £45,000 -5.26% 26
Hampshire -9 190 £42,500 - 42
Cambridgeshire -1 180 £47,500 +14.45% 23
Hertfordshire +30 173 £48,500 +2.10% 27
Wales +10 166 £35,000 -6.66% 21
South Wales +7 163 £35,000 -5.40% 19
Buckinghamshire +14 157 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Reading +20 154 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Cheshire +4 152 £40,000 +6.66% 44
Cambridge +3 143 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Milton Keynes +16 126 £45,000 - 11
North Yorkshire +3 126 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Glasgow +25 125 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Northamptonshire +30 124 £42,500 -5.55% 10

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16236 (93.61%) Agile Software Development
2 6471 (37.31%) .NET
3 6429 (37.07%) TDD
4 6248 (36.02%) C#
5 5105 (29.43%) JavaScript
6 4653 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 4617 (26.62%) MVC
8 4488 (25.87%) HTML
9 4477 (25.81%) Java
10 4265 (24.59%) SQL
11 4127 (23.79%) ASP.NET
12 3797 (21.89%) CSS
13 3734 (21.53%) Finance
14 3328 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
15 3070 (17.70%) Kanban
16 3056 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 2763 (15.93%) Microsoft
18 2653 (15.30%) BDD
19 2513 (14.49%) jQuery
20 2362 (13.62%) Web Services
21 2343 (13.51%) OO
22 2294 (13.23%) Degree
23 2139 (12.33%) SDLC
24 2087 (12.03%) Software Engineering
25 2076 (11.97%) E-Commerce
26 2059 (11.87%) HTML5
27 2014 (11.61%) WCF
28 1943 (11.20%) Windows
29 1913 (11.03%) Git (software)
30 1905 (10.98%) Project Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 704 (4.06%) Node.js
2 529 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 514 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 457 (2.63%) CMS
5 442 (2.55%) JBoss
6 429 (2.47%) Apache
7 376 (2.17%) IIS
8 290 (1.67%) Confluence
9 285 (1.64%) WebSphere
10 260 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 192 (1.11%) WebLogic
12 145 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 139 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 122 (0.70%) Umbraco
15 120 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
16 114 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 92 (0.53%) WordPress
18 87 (0.50%) Drupal
19 81 (0.47%) Mule
20 80 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1187 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 230 (1.33%) MS Project
3 220 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 198 (1.14%) MS Office
5 130 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 90 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 65 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 32 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 26 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 25 (0.14%) RoboHelp
11 22 (0.13%) FrameMaker
12 17 (0.098%) Mingle
13 15 (0.086%) SPSS
14 14 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 11 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
16 7 (0.040%) Maya
17 6 (0.035%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
19 3 (0.017%) Adobe Captivate
19 3 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 109 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 88 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 64 (0.37%) Magento
4 52 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 29 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.10%) Endur
8 14 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
10 10 (0.058%) Agresso
11 9 (0.052%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
12 8 (0.046%) Fredhopper
13 6 (0.035%) Summit
13 6 (0.035%) BusinessWorks
14 5 (0.029%) Oracle Financials
14 5 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.029%) INSURE/90
14 5 (0.029%) Radian6
15 4 (0.023%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 751 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 645 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 456 (2.63%) SaaS
4 97 (0.56%) GitHub
5 81 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 76 (0.44%) Force.com
7 75 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 72 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 67 (0.39%) PaaS
10 57 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 48 (0.28%) Office 365
12 36 (0.21%) IaaS
13 25 (0.14%) Trello
14 24 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (0.14%) Google App Engine
15 18 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
16 17 (0.098%) Amazon S3
17 16 (0.092%) Route 53
18 13 (0.075%) Heroku
19 11 (0.063%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 467 (2.69%) Internet
2 332 (1.91%) HTTP
3 115 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 114 (0.66%) Broadband
5 72 (0.42%) Intranet
6 59 (0.34%) Network Security
7 46 (0.27%) Wireless
8 44 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 42 (0.24%) VPN
10 36 (0.21%) Firewall
11 31 (0.18%) DNS
12 24 (0.14%) SSL
13 23 (0.13%) Unified Communications
14 21 (0.12%) CTI
15 18 (0.10%) SAN
15 18 (0.10%) IPsec
16 17 (0.098%) WAN
17 16 (0.092%) Extranet
18 15 (0.086%) LAN
18 15 (0.086%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4653 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1161 (6.69%) MySQL
3 933 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 854 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 657 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 602 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 556 (3.21%) Big Data
8 538 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 486 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
10 472 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 350 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 301 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 294 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 281 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 254 (1.46%) Oracle Database
16 226 (1.30%) Hadoop
17 211 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
18 150 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
19 147 (0.85%) Redis
20 119 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1913 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 1603 (9.24%) NUnit
3 1408 (8.12%) Selenium
4 1216 (7.01%) JIRA
5 1197 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 1144 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1126 (6.49%) Subversion
8 1048 (6.04%) Jenkins
9 1011 (5.83%) Visual Studio
10 1005 (5.79%) Moq
11 871 (5.02%) Maven
12 778 (4.49%) MSTest
13 677 (3.90%) Cucumber
14 651 (3.75%) JUnit
15 429 (2.47%) WebDriver
16 361 (2.08%) TeamCity
17 356 (2.05%) Ant
18 345 (1.99%) Eclipse
19 314 (1.81%) SpecFlow
20 276 (1.59%) Jasmine
General
1 3734 (21.53%) Finance
2 1217 (7.02%) Retail
3 1038 (5.98%) Banking
4 959 (5.53%) Marketing
5 762 (4.39%) Games
6 758 (4.37%) Telecoms
7 454 (2.62%) Advertising
8 227 (1.31%) Back Office
9 212 (1.22%) Publishing
10 205 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 186 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 174 (1.00%) Electronics
13 166 (0.96%) Law
14 143 (0.82%) Front Office
15 139 (0.80%) Legal
16 131 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 83 (0.48%) Music Industry
18 75 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 68 (0.39%) Billing
20 59 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 8753 (50.46%) Developer
2 3170 (18.28%) .NET Developer
3 1959 (11.29%) Analyst
4 1921 (11.08%) Senior Developer
5 1556 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 1326 (7.64%) Project Manager
7 1300 (7.49%) C# Developer
8 1249 (7.20%) Business Analyst
9 947 (5.46%) Software Engineer
10 936 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 731 (4.21%) Software Developer
12 716 (4.13%) Architect
13 637 (3.67%) ScrumMaster
14 608 (3.51%) Web Developer
15 542 (3.12%) Lead Developer
16 535 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
17 526 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 518 (2.99%) Agile Project Manager
19 507 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
20 502 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6471 (37.31%) .NET
2 4488 (25.87%) HTML
3 4127 (23.79%) ASP.NET
4 3797 (21.89%) CSS
5 3056 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2513 (14.49%) jQuery
7 2362 (13.62%) Web Services
8 2059 (11.87%) HTML5
9 2014 (11.61%) WCF
10 1802 (10.39%) XML
11 1754 (10.11%) AngularJS
12 1712 (9.87%) .NET Framework
13 1708 (9.85%) Spring
14 1310 (7.55%) WPF
15 1298 (7.48%) REST
16 1119 (6.45%) CSS3
17 1072 (6.18%) RESTful
18 1065 (6.14%) J2EE
19 1059 (6.11%) Hibernate
20 989 (5.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1327 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 1060 (6.11%) User Experience
3 972 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 809 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 807 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
6 614 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 345 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 299 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 252 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 235 (1.35%) Social Network
11 228 (1.31%) Visualisation
12 224 (1.29%) N-Tier
13 194 (1.12%) PMI
13 194 (1.12%) Tandem
14 173 (1.00%) Blog
15 159 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 149 (0.86%) Social Media
17 144 (0.83%) Online Games
18 141 (0.81%) DTV
19 139 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1943 (11.20%) Windows
2 1555 (8.97%) Linux
3 825 (4.76%) Android
4 816 (4.70%) UNIX
5 792 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 101 (0.58%) CentOS
7 86 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 83 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 81 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 66 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 61 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 51 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 34 (0.20%) Solaris
15 25 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 22 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
17 14 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
17 14 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16236 (93.61%) Agile Software Development
2 6429 (37.07%) TDD
3 4617 (26.62%) MVC
4 3328 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
5 3070 (17.70%) Kanban
6 2653 (15.30%) BDD
7 2343 (13.51%) OO
8 2139 (12.33%) SDLC
9 2087 (12.03%) Software Engineering
10 2076 (11.97%) E-Commerce
11 1905 (10.98%) Project Management
12 1364 (7.86%) Mentoring
13 1322 (7.62%) Web Application Development
14 1231 (7.10%) Unit Testing
15 1160 (6.69%) Dependency Injection
16 1119 (6.45%) Waterfall
17 1083 (6.24%) User Stories
18 1049 (6.05%) SOA
19 1038 (5.98%) PRINCE2
20 994 (5.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6248 (36.02%) C#
2 5105 (29.43%) JavaScript
3 4477 (25.81%) Java
4 4265 (24.59%) SQL
5 995 (5.74%) PHP
6 989 (5.70%) Python
7 971 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 878 (5.06%) C++
9 842 (4.85%) Ruby
10 477 (2.75%) Scala
11 468 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 393 (2.27%) C
13 333 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 324 (1.87%) PL/SQL
15 288 (1.66%) VB
16 278 (1.60%) Perl
17 241 (1.39%) Bash Shell
18 214 (1.23%) Groovy
19 162 (0.93%) PowerShell
20 133 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2294 (13.23%) Degree
2 524 (3.02%) ISEB
3 394 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 292 (1.68%) PMI Certification
5 283 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 242 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 240 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 137 (0.79%) PMP
9 120 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 118 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 81 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 76 (0.44%) MCSD
13 70 (0.40%) MCP
14 44 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 37 (0.21%) CITP
16 35 (0.20%) Sun Certification
17 34 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
18 33 (0.19%) PhD
19 32 (0.18%) HND
20 28 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1819 (10.49%) QA
2 79 (0.46%) SLA
3 40 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 36 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.18%) MiFID
6 27 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.12%) WCAG
7 20 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.11%) COBIT
9 13 (0.075%) PMBOK
10 10 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.035%) TickIT
11 6 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.029%) HL7
13 4 (0.023%) JTAG
13 4 (0.023%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.023%) WAI
13 4 (0.023%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.017%) P3O
14 3 (0.017%) EMIR
System Software
1 146 (0.84%) Docker
2 116 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 31 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.16%) Varnish
6 22 (0.13%) vCloud
7 21 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 20 (0.12%) HDFS
9 11 (0.063%) Xen
10 9 (0.052%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.046%) Firmware
11 8 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.046%) LXC
11 8 (0.046%) iptables
11 8 (0.046%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.040%) vSphere
13 6 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.023%) Kamailio
15 3 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.012%) KVM
Systems Management
1 399 (2.30%) Puppet
2 314 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (0.65%) Ansible
4 101 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 88 (0.51%) Nagios
6 76 (0.44%) Vagrant
7 38 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 35 (0.20%) Capistrano
9 32 (0.18%) WMI
10 30 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 29 (0.17%) Salt
12 22 (0.13%) Graphite
12 22 (0.13%) SCCM
13 21 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 16 (0.092%) MOM
15 15 (0.086%) Mesos
16 14 (0.081%) Cobbler
17 13 (0.075%) Kubernetes
18 12 (0.069%) CA LISA
18 12 (0.069%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2763 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 1494 (8.61%) Oracle
3 374 (2.16%) Google
4 323 (1.86%) Facebook
5 261 (1.50%) hybris
6 251 (1.45%) IBM
7 229 (1.32%) Twitter
8 205 (1.18%) SAP
9 201 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 179 (1.03%) Sitecore
11 142 (0.82%) Zend
12 140 (0.81%) VMware
13 113 (0.65%) Apple
14 111 (0.64%) ATG
15 106 (0.61%) Adobe
16 98 (0.57%) HP
17 95 (0.55%) TIBCO
17 95 (0.55%) Atlassian
18 91 (0.52%) Perforce
19 87 (0.50%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + pension,
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + gym membership, parking + more
Posted: 14 hours ago