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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8291 8923 7315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.49% 7.43% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 9.06% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7083 7662 6433
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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 7761 £50,000 +5.26% 1123
London -2 3602 £55,000 - 477
South East +7 1593 £47,500 +5.55% 203
East of England +4 573 £50,000 +11.11% 81
City of London -14 564 £57,500 - 141
North West +15 493 £41,500 +3.75% 107
Yorkshire -6 493 £42,500 +6.25% 59
South West 0 486 £38,750 +0.64% 79
Berkshire +24 396 £55,000 +4.76% 44
Surrey -2 375 £50,000 +5.26% 33
West Yorkshire -8 355 £42,500 - 41
West Midlands +12 306 £45,000 +9.75% 54
Leeds -5 286 £42,500 -5.55% 32
East Midlands -1 277 £40,000 - 41
Manchester +12 264 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Hampshire +18 237 £45,000 - 37
Reading +52 198 £55,000 +18.91% 22
Hertfordshire +15 190 £60,000 +33.33% 24
Scotland -2 182 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Buckinghamshire +27 170 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Cambridgeshire -5 167 £47,500 +14.45% 28
Cheshire +24 157 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Bristol -5 148 £42,500 -5.55% 26
East Sussex -6 146 £45,000 - 13
Wales +3 140 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Milton Keynes +45 134 £42,750 +0.58% 21
South Wales +3 127 £37,500 -1.96% 9
Brighton -3 125 £45,000 - 10
Birmingham +35 122 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Cambridge -10 115 £47,500 +18.75% 23

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15052 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 6444 (39.90%) .NET
3 6103 (37.79%) C#
4 5882 (36.42%) TDD
5 4711 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 4572 (28.31%) SQL Server
7 4307 (26.67%) MVC
8 4262 (26.39%) HTML
9 4056 (25.11%) Java
10 3991 (24.71%) ASP.NET
11 3737 (23.14%) SQL
12 3490 (21.61%) Finance
13 3429 (21.23%) CSS
14 2932 (18.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2702 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
16 2659 (16.46%) Kanban
17 2559 (15.85%) Microsoft
18 2488 (15.41%) BDD
19 2348 (14.54%) OO
20 2272 (14.07%) jQuery
21 2196 (13.60%) Degree
22 2086 (12.92%) WCF
23 1967 (12.18%) Web Services
24 1908 (11.81%) HTML5
25 1901 (11.77%) QA
26 1853 (11.47%) E-Commerce
27 1811 (11.21%) Software Engineering
28 1779 (11.02%) Project Management
29 1762 (10.91%) XML
30 1728 (10.70%) Git (software)

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 571 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 542 (3.36%) Node.js
3 536 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 466 (2.89%) Apache
5 457 (2.83%) CMS
6 324 (2.01%) IIS
7 316 (1.96%) JBoss
8 202 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 202 (1.25%) Confluence
9 177 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 171 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 137 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 134 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 127 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 123 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
15 118 (0.73%) Drupal
16 113 (0.70%) Umbraco
17 103 (0.64%) WordPress
18 90 (0.56%) Apache Solr
19 79 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 1073 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 222 (1.37%) MS Office
3 215 (1.33%) MS Project
4 185 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 145 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 82 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 65 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 26 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 26 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (0.11%) SPSS
11 17 (0.11%) InDesign
11 17 (0.11%) Mingle
12 12 (0.074%) GIMP
12 12 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.062%) RoboHelp
14 9 (0.056%) Fireworks
14 9 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
15 7 (0.043%) FrameMaker
16 3 (0.019%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 105 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 50 (0.31%) Magento
4 32 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 28 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 27 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
7 25 (0.15%) Radian6
8 20 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 13 (0.080%) Shopify
11 12 (0.074%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 12 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
12 11 (0.068%) Summit
12 11 (0.068%) Agresso
13 10 (0.062%) SAP ERP
14 7 (0.043%) SAP IS-U
14 7 (0.043%) WebTrends
14 7 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
15 6 (0.037%) PRMS
16 5 (0.031%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 663 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 545 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 392 (2.43%) SaaS
4 87 (0.54%) PaaS
5 82 (0.51%) GitHub
6 77 (0.48%) Force.com
7 76 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 59 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 57 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 48 (0.30%) Office 365
11 36 (0.22%) IaaS
12 26 (0.16%) Boomi
13 18 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.080%) Basecamp
15 12 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.062%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.062%) Trello
17 8 (0.050%) CodePlex
18 7 (0.043%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 553 (3.42%) Internet
2 300 (1.86%) HTTP
3 109 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 91 (0.56%) Broadband
5 56 (0.35%) Intranet
6 45 (0.28%) Wireless
7 36 (0.22%) DNS
8 34 (0.21%) Firewall
9 33 (0.20%) AMQP
10 32 (0.20%) SSL
11 29 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 28 (0.17%) SAN
13 22 (0.14%) Ethernet
14 20 (0.12%) Bluetooth
15 19 (0.12%) VoIP
16 16 (0.099%) LDAP
16 16 (0.099%) ZigBee
17 15 (0.093%) VPN
17 15 (0.093%) Skype
18 13 (0.080%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4572 (28.31%) SQL Server
2 1052 (6.51%) MySQL
3 891 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 818 (5.07%) MongoDB
5 656 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 584 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 502 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 452 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
9 441 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 435 (2.69%) Big Data
11 313 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 299 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 273 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
14 248 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 243 (1.50%) Oracle Database
16 217 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 214 (1.33%) Hadoop
18 181 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
19 180 (1.11%) Redis
20 144 (0.89%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1728 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 1555 (9.63%) NUnit
3 1184 (7.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 1122 (6.95%) Selenium
5 1098 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 1014 (6.28%) JIRA
7 1007 (6.24%) Moq
8 975 (6.04%) Subversion
9 960 (5.94%) Visual Studio
10 793 (4.91%) Jenkins
11 688 (4.26%) Maven
12 681 (4.22%) MSTest
13 665 (4.12%) Cucumber
14 526 (3.26%) JUnit
15 363 (2.25%) TeamCity
16 360 (2.23%) WebDriver
17 319 (1.98%) Eclipse
18 273 (1.69%) SpecFlow
19 256 (1.59%) Ant
20 182 (1.13%) Jasmine
General
1 3490 (21.61%) Finance
2 1181 (7.31%) Retail
3 1010 (6.25%) Banking
4 842 (5.21%) Marketing
5 750 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 620 (3.84%) Games
7 462 (2.86%) Advertising
8 225 (1.39%) Publishing
9 202 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 183 (1.13%) Back Office
11 153 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 144 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 140 (0.87%) Legal
14 112 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 108 (0.67%) Front Office
16 96 (0.59%) Electronics
17 94 (0.58%) Billing
18 80 (0.50%) Law
19 72 (0.45%) Automotive
19 72 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8078 (50.02%) Developer
2 2987 (18.50%) .NET Developer
3 1721 (10.66%) Analyst
4 1653 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 1355 (8.39%) Project Manager
6 1338 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 1290 (7.99%) Java Developer
8 1107 (6.85%) Business Analyst
9 924 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 818 (5.07%) Architect
11 797 (4.93%) Software Developer
12 769 (4.76%) Software Engineer
13 685 (4.24%) ScrumMaster
14 533 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 507 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
16 471 (2.92%) Web Developer
17 459 (2.84%) Agile Project Manager
18 458 (2.84%) Agile Business Analyst
19 441 (2.73%) Test Analyst
20 437 (2.71%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6444 (39.90%) .NET
2 4262 (26.39%) HTML
3 3991 (24.71%) ASP.NET
4 3429 (21.23%) CSS
5 2932 (18.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2272 (14.07%) jQuery
7 2086 (12.92%) WCF
8 1967 (12.18%) Web Services
9 1908 (11.81%) HTML5
10 1762 (10.91%) XML
11 1624 (10.06%) .NET Framework
12 1439 (8.91%) Spring
13 1344 (8.32%) AngularJS
14 1218 (7.54%) WPF
15 1016 (6.29%) CSS3
16 996 (6.17%) Castle Windsor
17 945 (5.85%) Ajax
18 915 (5.67%) RESTful
19 913 (5.65%) J2EE
20 889 (5.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1167 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 910 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 882 (5.46%) User Experience
4 825 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 775 (4.80%) Inversion of Control
6 736 (4.56%) Open Source
7 677 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
8 289 (1.79%) N-Tier
9 256 (1.59%) Social Network
10 255 (1.58%) Mathematics
11 241 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 216 (1.34%) Blog
13 209 (1.29%) Management Information System
14 202 (1.25%) Tandem
14 202 (1.25%) Social Media
15 194 (1.20%) PMI
16 167 (1.03%) Digital Media
17 156 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 119 (0.74%) iPad
18 119 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1706 (10.56%) Windows
2 1461 (9.05%) Linux
3 732 (4.53%) Apple iOS
4 727 (4.50%) Android
5 672 (4.16%) UNIX
6 93 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 75 (0.46%) CentOS
8 73 (0.45%) Solaris
8 73 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 65 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 53 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 44 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 32 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 27 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
15 22 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.087%) Windows Phone 7
16 14 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15052 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5882 (36.42%) TDD
3 4307 (26.67%) MVC
4 2702 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
5 2659 (16.46%) Kanban
6 2488 (15.41%) BDD
7 2348 (14.54%) OO
8 1853 (11.47%) E-Commerce
9 1811 (11.21%) Software Engineering
10 1779 (11.02%) Project Management
11 1358 (8.41%) Web Application Development
12 1178 (7.29%) Mentoring
13 1147 (7.10%) Waterfall
14 1101 (6.82%) Unit Testing
15 1069 (6.62%) Dependency Injection
16 1025 (6.35%) PRINCE2
17 922 (5.71%) Web Development
18 895 (5.54%) User Stories
19 883 (5.47%) SOA
20 858 (5.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6103 (37.79%) C#
2 4711 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 4056 (25.11%) Java
4 3737 (23.14%) SQL
5 889 (5.50%) PHP
6 860 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 814 (5.04%) C++
8 812 (5.03%) Python
9 809 (5.01%) Ruby
10 593 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 351 (2.17%) C
12 342 (2.12%) VB
13 284 (1.76%) Scala
14 281 (1.74%) Perl
15 275 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 208 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 184 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 152 (0.94%) PowerShell
19 146 (0.90%) Groovy
20 105 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2196 (13.60%) Degree
2 717 (4.44%) ISEB
3 283 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 281 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 249 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 229 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 206 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 170 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 126 (0.78%) PMP
10 107 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 84 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 67 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 66 (0.41%) MCP
14 54 (0.33%) MCSD
15 38 (0.24%) PhD
16 31 (0.19%) MCAD
17 30 (0.19%) MCTS
18 29 (0.18%) HND
19 25 (0.15%) Sun Certification
20 24 (0.15%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1901 (11.77%) QA
2 95 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 64 (0.40%) SLA
4 24 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.099%) WAI
7 14 (0.087%) HL7
7 14 (0.087%) WCAG
8 13 (0.080%) ISO 8583
8 13 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.080%) PMBOK
9 10 (0.062%) COBIT
10 9 (0.056%) ISO 14001
11 8 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.050%) EMIR
12 6 (0.037%) FATCA
13 5 (0.031%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.025%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.025%) MiFID
System Software
1 96 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 41 (0.25%) Varnish
4 40 (0.25%) Docker
5 33 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.062%) Firmware
6 10 (0.062%) vSphere
7 9 (0.056%) HDFS
7 9 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.031%) KVM
9 4 (0.025%) vCloud
9 4 (0.025%) Cygwin
9 4 (0.025%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.025%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.019%) Xen
10 3 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.019%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.012%) IAG
12 1 (0.006%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 319 (1.98%) Puppet
1 319 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 114 (0.71%) Ansible
3 104 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 79 (0.49%) Nagios
5 46 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 36 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 23 (0.14%) Unicenter
8 21 (0.13%) BladeLogic
8 21 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 20 (0.12%) Salt
10 18 (0.11%) logstash
10 18 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 15 (0.093%) OpenNMS
12 14 (0.087%) HAProxy
12 14 (0.087%) Cobbler
13 13 (0.080%) CA LISA
13 13 (0.080%) MOM
14 12 (0.074%) Control-M
15 11 (0.068%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2559 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 1410 (8.73%) Oracle
3 314 (1.94%) Google
4 305 (1.89%) Facebook
5 238 (1.47%) Twitter
6 221 (1.37%) IBM
7 220 (1.36%) SAP
8 212 (1.31%) hybris
9 190 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 152 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 137 (0.85%) Zend
12 118 (0.73%) VMware
13 107 (0.66%) HP
14 105 (0.65%) Adobe
15 86 (0.53%) TIBCO
16 82 (0.51%) Informatica
17 80 (0.50%) Apple
18 78 (0.48%) Red Hat
19 77 (0.48%) Xamarin
20 76 (0.47%) ATG
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus bens and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago