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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8305 6857 6879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.25% 6.43% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 7.91% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7029 6097 6137
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 7906 £50,000 +5.26% 961
London +2 3800 £55,000 - 429
South East +10 1435 £45,000 +4.65% 155
City of London +2 760 £55,000 - 129
South West +11 570 £40,000 +6.66% 83
East of England +20 522 £45,000 +5.88% 69
North West +5 522 £40,000 +6.66% 78
Yorkshire 0 389 £40,250 +4.54% 57
West Midlands +25 344 £42,500 +5.59% 40
Berkshire +7 324 £49,000 +8.88% 28
Manchester +19 321 £40,000 - 49
Surrey +2 307 £47,500 - 35
Hampshire +20 287 £42,500 -5.55% 36
West Yorkshire +5 275 £42,500 - 33
East Midlands -3 263 £40,000 - 29
Leeds +5 236 £42,500 -2.29% 28
Bristol +3 194 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Cambridgeshire +20 192 £40,000 - 31
Bedfordshire +8 181 £48,500 -11.81% 13
Scotland -2 180 £40,000 - 24
Cheshire +4 156 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Cambridge +14 152 £40,000 - 20
Nottinghamshire +11 142 £40,000 - 11
Birmingham +23 141 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Nottingham +9 136 £40,000 - 11
East Sussex +6 135 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Wiltshire +42 130 £36,000 +6.66% 11
Reading 0 124 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Brighton +6 121 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +29 110 £45,000 +5.88% 12

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16190 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6691 (38.26%) .NET
3 6436 (36.81%) TDD
4 6269 (35.85%) C#
5 4802 (27.46%) HTML
6 4664 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4606 (26.34%) JavaScript
8 4580 (26.19%) Java
9 4408 (25.21%) MVC
10 4353 (24.89%) ASP.NET
11 4072 (23.29%) SQL
12 3920 (22.42%) CSS
13 3312 (18.94%) Finance
14 2869 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
15 2811 (16.08%) OO
16 2777 (15.88%) Microsoft
16 2777 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 2759 (15.78%) BDD
18 2673 (15.29%) Kanban
19 2622 (14.99%) jQuery
20 2458 (14.06%) Degree
21 2449 (14.01%) E-Commerce
22 2414 (13.81%) WCF
23 2248 (12.86%) XML
24 2205 (12.61%) Web Services
25 2174 (12.43%) HTML5
26 2102 (12.02%) Software Engineering
27 2025 (11.58%) Project Management
28 1962 (11.22%) QA
29 1838 (10.51%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 572 (3.27%) Apache
3 557 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 487 (2.79%) CMS
5 429 (2.45%) Node.js
6 340 (1.94%) IIS
7 247 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 211 (1.21%) Confluence
9 182 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
10 181 (1.04%) Drupal
11 168 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 165 (0.94%) Apache Solr
13 153 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 142 (0.81%) Umbraco
15 121 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
16 116 (0.66%) WordPress
17 111 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
18 80 (0.46%) NServiceBus
19 68 (0.39%) nginx
20 65 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1145 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 265 (1.52%) MS Office
3 233 (1.33%) MS Project
4 213 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 196 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 79 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 59 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 36 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 34 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 22 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 21 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 17 (0.097%) Mingle
13 13 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
14 11 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
14 11 (0.063%) InDesign
15 10 (0.057%) Acrobat
16 9 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
17 6 (0.034%) FastStats
18 4 (0.023%) S-PLUS
18 4 (0.023%) Maya
Business Applications
1 153 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 112 (0.64%) Magento
3 59 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 55 (0.31%) Shopify
5 42 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
6 35 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 32 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 26 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 22 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 21 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
11 16 (0.092%) Summit
12 15 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.080%) SAP CRM
14 12 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
15 11 (0.063%) Tridion
16 9 (0.051%) SAP ERP
17 8 (0.046%) Agresso
17 8 (0.046%) SAP FI
17 8 (0.046%) SAP FI/CO
17 8 (0.046%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 434 (2.48%) SaaS
2 309 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 204 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (0.60%) GitHub
5 84 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 56 (0.32%) PaaS
7 55 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (0.17%) Office 365
9 28 (0.16%) IaaS
10 24 (0.14%) Force.com
11 18 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.097%) Basecamp
12 17 (0.097%) Trello
13 11 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.040%) Joyent
14 7 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (0.034%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.023%) Heroku
17 3 (0.017%) Amazon SQS
18 2 (0.011%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 888 (5.08%) Internet
2 457 (2.61%) HTTP
3 151 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 114 (0.65%) Intranet
5 96 (0.55%) SSL
6 86 (0.49%) Broadband
7 85 (0.49%) Firewall
8 49 (0.28%) SNMP
9 48 (0.27%) WAN
10 46 (0.26%) AMQP
11 36 (0.21%) IPv4
11 36 (0.21%) IPv6
12 31 (0.18%) VoIP
12 31 (0.18%) LDAP
13 29 (0.17%) DNS
14 28 (0.16%) SMS
15 27 (0.15%) LAN
16 26 (0.15%) NFC
17 24 (0.14%) SAN
18 22 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4664 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1260 (7.21%) MySQL
3 965 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 840 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 818 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 707 (4.04%) NoSQL
7 639 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 517 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 514 (2.94%) Big Data
10 480 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
11 443 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 425 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 347 (1.98%) Oracle Database
14 305 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
15 296 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
16 265 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 254 (1.45%) Hadoop
18 156 (0.89%) OLAP
19 141 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
20 128 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1582 (9.05%) NUnit
2 1580 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 1323 (7.57%) Selenium
4 1241 (7.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 1184 (6.77%) Subversion
6 1119 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1013 (5.79%) Visual Studio
8 1008 (5.76%) JIRA
9 950 (5.43%) Moq
10 847 (4.84%) Jenkins
11 756 (4.32%) Cucumber
12 728 (4.16%) JUnit
13 660 (3.77%) Maven
14 579 (3.31%) MSTest
15 445 (2.54%) Eclipse
16 406 (2.32%) WebDriver
17 401 (2.29%) TeamCity
18 375 (2.14%) Hudson
19 349 (2.00%) SpecFlow
20 259 (1.48%) Ant
General
1 3312 (18.94%) Finance
2 1125 (6.43%) Retail
3 963 (5.51%) Games
4 892 (5.10%) Marketing
5 887 (5.07%) Banking
6 774 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 474 (2.71%) Advertising
8 375 (2.14%) Publishing
9 280 (1.60%) Law
10 275 (1.57%) Back Office
11 261 (1.49%) Investment Banking
12 171 (0.98%) Legal
13 149 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 117 (0.67%) Front Office
15 96 (0.55%) Automotive
16 85 (0.49%) Electronics
17 83 (0.47%) Financial Institution
18 67 (0.38%) Music Industry
19 55 (0.31%) Multimedia
20 49 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9131 (52.22%) Developer
2 3030 (17.33%) .NET Developer
3 2067 (11.82%) Senior Developer
4 1951 (11.16%) Analyst
5 1688 (9.65%) C# Developer
6 1581 (9.04%) Java Developer
7 1510 (8.64%) Project Manager
8 1219 (6.97%) Business Analyst
9 1145 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 806 (4.61%) Software Engineer
11 748 (4.28%) ScrumMaster
12 728 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
13 709 (4.05%) Architect
14 701 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 700 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 674 (3.85%) Software Developer
17 533 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
18 506 (2.89%) Lead Developer
19 496 (2.84%) Agile Project Manager
20 449 (2.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6691 (38.26%) .NET
2 4802 (27.46%) HTML
3 4353 (24.89%) ASP.NET
4 3920 (22.42%) CSS
5 2777 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2622 (14.99%) jQuery
7 2414 (13.81%) WCF
8 2248 (12.86%) XML
9 2205 (12.61%) Web Services
10 2174 (12.43%) HTML5
11 1591 (9.10%) .NET Framework
12 1559 (8.92%) Spring
13 1423 (8.14%) WPF
14 1227 (7.02%) CSS3
15 1132 (6.47%) Ajax
16 1064 (6.08%) J2EE
17 1017 (5.82%) REST
18 991 (5.67%) AngularJS
19 976 (5.58%) Hibernate
20 972 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1325 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 1242 (7.10%) User Experience
3 1008 (5.76%) Open Source
4 931 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 920 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 713 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
7 552 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 318 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 316 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 308 (1.76%) Social Media
11 298 (1.70%) Mathematics
12 285 (1.63%) iPhone
13 283 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 278 (1.59%) Social Network
15 237 (1.36%) iPad
16 236 (1.35%) Tandem
17 191 (1.09%) Derivative
18 188 (1.08%) Management Information System
19 183 (1.05%) Digital Media
20 172 (0.98%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1838 (10.51%) Windows
2 1479 (8.46%) Linux
3 886 (5.07%) Android
4 847 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 589 (3.37%) UNIX
6 123 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 114 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 91 (0.52%) CentOS
9 81 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (0.35%) Solaris
11 51 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 48 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 48 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
14 29 (0.17%) Debian
15 28 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (0.13%) Fedora
16 23 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 19 (0.11%) Windows 7
18 18 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16190 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6436 (36.81%) TDD
3 4408 (25.21%) MVC
4 2869 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2811 (16.08%) OO
6 2759 (15.78%) BDD
7 2673 (15.29%) Kanban
8 2449 (14.01%) E-Commerce
9 2102 (12.02%) Software Engineering
10 2025 (11.58%) Project Management
11 1481 (8.47%) Unit Testing
12 1357 (7.76%) Mentoring
13 1294 (7.40%) OOP
14 1263 (7.22%) Web Application Development
15 1186 (6.78%) Waterfall
16 1102 (6.30%) SOA
17 1089 (6.23%) Web Development
18 972 (5.56%) User Stories
19 958 (5.48%) Business Analysis
20 943 (5.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6269 (35.85%) C#
2 4606 (26.34%) JavaScript
3 4580 (26.19%) Java
4 4072 (23.29%) SQL
5 1090 (6.23%) PHP
6 904 (5.17%) Ruby
7 894 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 887 (5.07%) C++
9 822 (4.70%) Python
10 727 (4.16%) VB.NET
11 409 (2.34%) C
12 403 (2.30%) VB
13 392 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 261 (1.49%) Scala
15 229 (1.31%) Perl
16 217 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 184 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 172 (0.98%) PHP5
19 153 (0.87%) PowerShell
20 133 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2458 (14.06%) Degree
2 664 (3.80%) ISEB
3 546 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 358 (2.05%) MCP
5 356 (2.04%) MCSD
6 350 (2.00%) MCTS
7 331 (1.89%) MCAD
8 330 (1.89%) Security Cleared
9 321 (1.84%) ISTQB
10 201 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 199 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 147 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 142 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 127 (0.73%) PMP
15 55 (0.31%) MCSE
16 52 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 51 (0.29%) PhD
18 49 (0.28%) HND
19 45 (0.26%) CBAP
20 33 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1962 (11.22%) QA
2 161 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 69 (0.39%) SLA
4 38 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.097%) TickIT
7 14 (0.080%) ISO 8583
8 12 (0.069%) HL7
9 11 (0.063%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.057%) WCAG
11 9 (0.051%) WAI
11 9 (0.051%) JTAG
11 9 (0.051%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.051%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.040%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.029%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.029%) FATCA
14 4 (0.023%) Basel III
14 4 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 71 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (0.28%) Varnish
3 33 (0.19%) HDFS
4 29 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.11%) vCloud
7 13 (0.074%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.057%) IAG
10 9 (0.051%) Xen
10 9 (0.051%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.046%) KVM
12 5 (0.029%) Docker
13 3 (0.017%) Gluster
13 3 (0.017%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.011%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.011%) XenServer
14 2 (0.011%) NFS
14 2 (0.011%) zsh
Systems Management
1 346 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 331 (1.89%) Puppet
3 136 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 130 (0.74%) Nagios
5 72 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 63 (0.36%) Vagrant
7 34 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 31 (0.18%) Zenoss
9 28 (0.16%) Ansible
10 18 (0.10%) Opsview
11 17 (0.097%) logstash
11 17 (0.097%) MOM
12 13 (0.074%) Ganglia
13 10 (0.057%) YUM
14 9 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.051%) Oozie
15 8 (0.046%) Kibana
16 7 (0.040%) Graylog2
16 7 (0.040%) Salt
17 6 (0.034%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2777 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 1614 (9.23%) Oracle
3 334 (1.91%) JBoss
4 286 (1.64%) Google
5 283 (1.62%) Facebook
6 277 (1.58%) SAP
7 273 (1.56%) Twitter
8 255 (1.46%) Adobe
9 234 (1.34%) Zend
10 222 (1.27%) IBM
11 203 (1.16%) hybris
12 178 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 153 (0.87%) Sitecore
14 133 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 126 (0.72%) VMware
16 124 (0.71%) HP
17 112 (0.64%) Sybase
18 90 (0.51%) TIBCO
18 90 (0.51%) EPiServer
19 78 (0.45%) Atlassian
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