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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8603 6819 6590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.36% 6.28% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 7.97% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7316 6051 5898
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 £33,500
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
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
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 31 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 31 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 +7 8160 £50,000 +5.26% 892
London +3 4051 £55,000 +4.76% 384
South East +11 1384 £45,000 - 176
City of London +2 832 £57,500 +4.54% 107
South West +18 542 £42,500 +6.25% 80
North West +14 540 £40,000 +11.11% 77
Yorkshire +15 523 £40,000 +2.56% 43
East of England +16 505 £45,000 +5.88% 65
West Yorkshire +17 389 £42,500 - 22
Surrey +18 353 £45,000 - 39
Leeds +15 333 £42,500 -2.85% 19
Manchester +10 315 £40,000 - 43
West Midlands +9 281 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Berkshire +3 276 £47,500 - 28
East Midlands -4 273 £40,000 - 26
Hampshire +13 245 £43,500 +1.16% 39
Bristol +10 220 £47,500 +18.75% 33
Cambridgeshire +21 216 £41,500 +3.75% 19
Scotland +9 202 £40,000 - 31
Cambridge +23 169 £40,000 - 18
Nottinghamshire +7 159 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Nottingham +8 153 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Cheshire +20 149 £38,500 +10.00% 15
Bedfordshire +4 140 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +15 135 £42,500 -8.10% 13
East Sussex -12 118 £42,500 - 9
Wales -6 112 £36,500 +4.28% 17
Brighton -8 107 £42,000 -1.17% 7
North Yorkshire +27 101 £39,750 +13.57% 12
Glasgow 0 99 £37,500 -6.25% 16

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 6910 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6821 (38.99%) .NET
3 6438 (36.80%) C#
4 6421 (36.70%) TDD
5 4775 (27.30%) SQL Server
6 4710 (26.92%) HTML
7 4704 (26.89%) Java
8 4495 (25.69%) MVC
9 4474 (25.57%) JavaScript
10 4460 (25.49%) ASP.NET
11 4162 (23.79%) SQL
12 3863 (22.08%) CSS
13 3401 (19.44%) Finance
14 2855 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
15 2851 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2847 (16.27%) Microsoft
17 2846 (16.27%) OO
18 2705 (15.46%) BDD
19 2638 (15.08%) jQuery
20 2619 (14.97%) Kanban
21 2600 (14.86%) WCF
22 2540 (14.52%) Degree
23 2384 (13.63%) XML
24 2324 (13.28%) E-Commerce
25 2312 (13.22%) Web Services
26 2179 (12.46%) Software Engineering
27 2139 (12.23%) HTML5
28 2026 (11.58%) Project Management
29 1916 (10.95%) QA
30 1793 (10.25%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 668 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 565 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 555 (3.17%) Apache
4 518 (2.96%) CMS
5 401 (2.29%) Node.js
6 363 (2.07%) IIS
7 255 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 226 (1.29%) Confluence
9 188 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 183 (1.05%) Drupal
11 175 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 164 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
13 143 (0.82%) Umbraco
14 137 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 128 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 111 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 74 (0.42%) nginx
18 70 (0.40%) WordPress
19 60 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
20 56 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1204 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 250 (1.43%) MS Project
2 250 (1.43%) MS Office
3 226 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 207 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 74 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 67 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 30 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 24 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 23 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 21 (0.12%) Mingle
12 13 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.069%) Acrobat
14 11 (0.063%) InDesign
14 11 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
16 8 (0.046%) GIMP
17 6 (0.034%) FastStats
18 4 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 158 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 134 (0.77%) Magento
3 52 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 40 (0.23%) Shopify
5 37 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
6 36 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 35 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 33 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 25 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
10 23 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 20 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 15 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.069%) Summit
14 11 (0.063%) SAP CRM
15 9 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
16 8 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
16 8 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
17 7 (0.040%) Agresso
17 7 (0.040%) osCommerce
18 6 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 456 (2.61%) SaaS
2 267 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 209 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (0.48%) GitHub
5 77 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (0.22%) PaaS
8 28 (0.16%) Office 365
9 22 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.097%) Trello
10 17 (0.097%) Basecamp
11 14 (0.080%) Force.com
11 14 (0.080%) IaaS
12 11 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.057%) Heroku
14 9 (0.051%) Joyent
15 7 (0.040%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.029%) Google Apps
17 4 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
17 4 (0.023%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 907 (5.18%) Internet
2 401 (2.29%) HTTP
3 98 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 96 (0.55%) Intranet
5 85 (0.49%) SSL
6 71 (0.41%) Firewall
7 65 (0.37%) Broadband
8 58 (0.33%) SNMP
9 46 (0.26%) AMQP
10 37 (0.21%) SMS
11 33 (0.19%) LDAP
12 32 (0.18%) DNS
13 30 (0.17%) SAN
14 27 (0.15%) IPv6
15 26 (0.15%) IPv4
16 23 (0.13%) VoIP
16 23 (0.13%) WAN
16 23 (0.13%) NFC
17 20 (0.11%) LAN
17 20 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4775 (27.30%) SQL Server
2 1219 (6.97%) MySQL
3 1019 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 927 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 857 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 657 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 602 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 518 (2.96%) Big Data
9 503 (2.88%) RDBMS
10 464 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 460 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 457 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 363 (2.07%) Oracle Database
14 359 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 265 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 248 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
16 248 (1.42%) Hadoop
17 145 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
18 143 (0.82%) DB2
19 126 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1596 (9.12%) NUnit
2 1361 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 1302 (7.44%) Selenium
4 1243 (7.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 1224 (7.00%) Subversion
6 1077 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1047 (5.98%) Visual Studio
8 972 (5.56%) Moq
9 953 (5.45%) JIRA
10 849 (4.85%) Jenkins
11 779 (4.45%) JUnit
12 733 (4.19%) Maven
13 667 (3.81%) Cucumber
14 607 (3.47%) MSTest
15 495 (2.83%) Eclipse
16 397 (2.27%) WebDriver
17 370 (2.12%) Hudson
18 303 (1.73%) TeamCity
19 301 (1.72%) SpecFlow
20 297 (1.70%) Ant
General
1 3401 (19.44%) Finance
2 1137 (6.50%) Retail
3 1011 (5.78%) Games
4 916 (5.24%) Banking
5 908 (5.19%) Marketing
6 732 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 475 (2.72%) Advertising
8 411 (2.35%) Publishing
9 322 (1.84%) Law
10 292 (1.67%) Back Office
11 274 (1.57%) Investment Banking
12 163 (0.93%) Legal
13 154 (0.88%) Front Office
14 152 (0.87%) Manufacturing
15 104 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 87 (0.50%) Automotive
17 79 (0.45%) Electronics
18 70 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 62 (0.35%) Music Industry
20 48 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9301 (53.17%) Developer
2 3193 (18.25%) .NET Developer
3 2101 (12.01%) Senior Developer
4 1929 (11.03%) Analyst
5 1802 (10.30%) C# Developer
6 1745 (9.97%) Java Developer
7 1584 (9.05%) Project Manager
8 1216 (6.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 1185 (6.77%) Business Analyst
10 830 (4.74%) Software Engineer
11 796 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 762 (4.36%) Software Developer
13 716 (4.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 713 (4.08%) ScrumMaster
15 673 (3.85%) Architect
16 671 (3.84%) Web Developer
17 565 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
18 536 (3.06%) Agile Project Manager
19 517 (2.96%) Lead Developer
20 463 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6821 (38.99%) .NET
2 4710 (26.92%) HTML
3 4460 (25.49%) ASP.NET
4 3863 (22.08%) CSS
5 2851 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2638 (15.08%) jQuery
7 2600 (14.86%) WCF
8 2384 (13.63%) XML
9 2312 (13.22%) Web Services
10 2139 (12.23%) HTML5
11 1710 (9.77%) Spring
12 1655 (9.46%) .NET Framework
13 1592 (9.10%) WPF
14 1231 (7.04%) Ajax
15 1224 (7.00%) CSS3
16 1183 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 1151 (6.58%) J2EE
18 1079 (6.17%) REST
18 1079 (6.17%) WinForms
19 1038 (5.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1323 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 988 (5.65%) Open Source
3 859 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 725 (4.14%) Inversion of Control
5 572 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 358 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 325 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 304 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 301 (1.72%) Social Media
10 297 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 294 (1.68%) Social Network
12 248 (1.42%) iPhone
13 238 (1.36%) Tandem
14 218 (1.25%) Derivative
15 207 (1.18%) iPad
16 188 (1.07%) Digital Media
17 176 (1.01%) Management Information System
18 127 (0.73%) Data Integration
19 122 (0.70%) Equities
20 119 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1793 (10.25%) Windows
2 1395 (7.97%) Linux
3 845 (4.83%) Android
4 815 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 643 (3.68%) UNIX
6 110 (0.63%) Windows Phone
7 84 (0.48%) CentOS
8 80 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 63 (0.36%) Solaris
11 44 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (0.24%) Debian
13 41 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
14 37 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 27 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.13%) Fedora
17 20 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6910 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6421 (36.70%) TDD
3 4495 (25.69%) MVC
4 2855 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
5 2846 (16.27%) OO
6 2705 (15.46%) BDD
7 2619 (14.97%) Kanban
8 2324 (13.28%) E-Commerce
9 2179 (12.46%) Software Engineering
10 2026 (11.58%) Project Management
11 1531 (8.75%) Unit Testing
12 1294 (7.40%) Web Application Development
13 1266 (7.24%) OOP
14 1178 (6.73%) Web Development
15 1106 (6.32%) Waterfall
16 1058 (6.05%) SOA
17 981 (5.61%) UML
18 898 (5.13%) User Stories
19 892 (5.10%) Multithreading
20 890 (5.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6438 (36.80%) C#
2 4704 (26.89%) Java
3 4474 (25.57%) JavaScript
4 4162 (23.79%) SQL
5 1079 (6.17%) PHP
6 926 (5.29%) T-SQL
7 916 (5.24%) C++
8 800 (4.57%) Ruby
9 739 (4.22%) VB.NET
10 724 (4.14%) Python
11 415 (2.37%) VB
12 396 (2.26%) C
13 368 (2.10%) Objective-C
14 287 (1.64%) Scala
15 249 (1.42%) Perl
16 239 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 183 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 179 (1.02%) Groovy
19 158 (0.90%) PHP5
20 140 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2540 (14.52%) Degree
2 701 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 630 (3.60%) ISEB
4 503 (2.88%) MCP
5 493 (2.82%) MCTS
6 487 (2.78%) MCSD
7 473 (2.70%) MCAD
8 306 (1.75%) ISTQB
9 278 (1.59%) Security Cleared
10 211 (1.21%) PMI Certification
11 148 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 145 (0.83%) PMP
13 137 (0.78%) SC Cleared
14 133 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 50 (0.29%) HND
16 47 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 43 (0.25%) PhD
18 41 (0.23%) Sun Certification
19 36 (0.21%) CBAP
20 35 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1916 (10.95%) QA
2 172 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 62 (0.35%) SLA
4 39 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.13%) TickIT
7 16 (0.091%) WCAG
7 16 (0.091%) ISO 8583
8 15 (0.086%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.086%) JTAG
9 12 (0.069%) COBIT
10 11 (0.063%) ISO 9000
11 7 (0.040%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.040%) HL7
11 7 (0.040%) DICOM
12 6 (0.034%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.034%) Basel III
13 5 (0.029%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.029%) FATCA
13 5 (0.029%) DO-178B
System Software
1 61 (0.35%) Varnish
2 60 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.22%) HDFS
4 33 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.086%) vCloud
6 13 (0.074%) KVM
6 13 (0.074%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.063%) IAG
7 11 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.063%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.046%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.040%) Docker
10 6 (0.034%) LiteSpeed
11 5 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.029%) Xen
12 4 (0.023%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.023%) NFS
13 3 (0.017%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.017%) Gluster
13 3 (0.017%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 308 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 287 (1.64%) Puppet
3 129 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 86 (0.49%) Nagios
5 70 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 60 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 28 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 27 (0.15%) Zenoss
9 18 (0.10%) Ansible
10 12 (0.069%) Ganglia
10 12 (0.069%) MOM
11 11 (0.063%) Opsview
12 9 (0.051%) YUM
13 8 (0.046%) Kibana
13 8 (0.046%) Oozie
14 7 (0.040%) Graylog2
14 7 (0.040%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 6 (0.034%) Nessus
15 6 (0.034%) Salt
16 5 (0.029%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2847 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 1626 (9.29%) Oracle
3 366 (2.09%) JBoss
4 292 (1.67%) Adobe
5 269 (1.54%) Google
6 256 (1.46%) Facebook
7 250 (1.43%) Twitter
8 249 (1.42%) SAP
9 212 (1.21%) IBM
10 211 (1.21%) Zend
11 210 (1.20%) hybris
12 175 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 158 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 144 (0.82%) Red Hat
15 125 (0.71%) Sybase
16 119 (0.68%) HP
17 113 (0.65%) TIBCO
18 107 (0.61%) VMware
19 102 (0.58%) EPiServer
20 81 (0.46%) Atlassian
South East
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £75000 per annum - Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60-70k+9%Bonus+Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000-£55,000+ PA Depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago