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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8063 7972 7419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.30% 7.40% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 9.03% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6916 6766 6582
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 December 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 24 December 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 -2 7596 £50,000 +4.16% 636
London -1 3632 £55,000 - 276
South East +6 1442 £46,000 +2.22% 113
City of London -5 755 £57,500 +3.60% 101
Yorkshire +3 524 £40,000 -5.88% 41
East of England -4 519 £45,000 - 41
North West -8 429 £40,000 - 56
South West -2 424 £40,000 +6.66% 58
West Yorkshire -4 385 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Berkshire +5 370 £52,500 +16.66% 17
West Midlands +39 349 £40,000 - 21
Surrey +5 336 £47,500 +5.55% 20
Leeds -2 324 £45,000 -7.69% 24
Manchester -10 250 £40,000 - 29
East Midlands +2 222 £40,000 - 24
Hampshire +16 217 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Scotland -1 209 £45,000 +9.75% 24
Cambridgeshire -3 186 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Bristol 0 158 £45,000 - 23
Reading +20 148 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Cheshire +4 148 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Bedfordshire +10 147 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Kent -6 135 £45,000 - 9
Birmingham +33 127 £37,500 - 4
Cambridge -2 126 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Bedford +9 112 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Oxfordshire +19 110 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hertfordshire -24 105 £47,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire +35 98 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Warwickshire +11 97 £45,000 +9.75% 3

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15161 (92.97%) Agile Software Development
2 6465 (39.65%) .NET
3 6094 (37.37%) C#
4 6039 (37.03%) TDD
5 4637 (28.44%) JavaScript
6 4585 (28.12%) HTML
7 4553 (27.92%) SQL Server
8 4315 (26.46%) MVC
9 4145 (25.42%) ASP.NET
10 3886 (23.83%) Java
11 3757 (23.04%) SQL
12 3664 (22.47%) CSS
13 3186 (19.54%) Finance
14 2808 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
15 2806 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2648 (16.24%) BDD
17 2600 (15.94%) jQuery
18 2560 (15.70%) OO
19 2559 (15.69%) Microsoft
20 2456 (15.06%) Kanban
21 2222 (13.63%) E-Commerce
22 2205 (13.52%) WCF
23 2157 (13.23%) Degree
24 2129 (13.06%) HTML5
25 1955 (11.99%) Web Services
26 1913 (11.73%) XML
27 1899 (11.65%) QA
28 1816 (11.14%) Project Management
29 1815 (11.13%) Software Engineering
30 1774 (10.88%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 622 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 499 (3.06%) Apache
3 477 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 439 (2.69%) Node.js
5 434 (2.66%) CMS
6 290 (1.78%) IIS
7 237 (1.45%) JBoss
8 217 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 204 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 188 (1.15%) Confluence
11 147 (0.90%) Drupal
12 146 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 142 (0.87%) WordPress
14 128 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 125 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
16 116 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
17 114 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
18 100 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
19 99 (0.61%) WebLogic
20 94 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 1077 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 272 (1.67%) MS Office
3 216 (1.32%) MS Project
4 159 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 154 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 70 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 65 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 21 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.074%) Mingle
12 10 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (0.061%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.061%) SPSS
13 7 (0.043%) GIMP
14 6 (0.037%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.025%) InDesign
15 4 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.025%) Weka
16 2 (0.012%) Maya
Business Applications
1 151 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.47%) Magento
3 61 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
4 54 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 45 (0.28%) Shopify
6 32 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 26 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (0.12%) SAP CRM
9 17 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 17 (0.10%) Radian6
10 16 (0.098%) Summit
11 13 (0.080%) SAP ERP
11 13 (0.080%) Tridion
12 7 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.043%) SAP IS-U
13 6 (0.037%) SAP CO
13 6 (0.037%) Agresso
13 6 (0.037%) SAP FI
13 6 (0.037%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 456 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (1.96%) SaaS
3 204 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 108 (0.66%) GitHub
5 83 (0.51%) PaaS
6 77 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (0.26%) IaaS
8 40 (0.25%) Force.com
9 36 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (0.22%) Office 365
10 18 (0.11%) Basecamp
11 14 (0.086%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.043%) SoftLayer
12 7 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (0.037%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.037%) Trello
14 5 (0.031%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.025%) IBM Blueworks
16 3 (0.018%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 649 (3.98%) Internet
2 402 (2.47%) HTTP
3 183 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 83 (0.51%) Broadband
5 81 (0.50%) Intranet
6 79 (0.48%) Firewall
7 47 (0.29%) WAN
8 46 (0.28%) SSL
9 43 (0.26%) DNS
10 38 (0.23%) LDAP
11 36 (0.22%) IPv4
11 36 (0.22%) IPv6
12 33 (0.20%) SAN
13 31 (0.19%) Wireshark
14 29 (0.18%) VoIP
15 27 (0.17%) SNMP
15 27 (0.17%) NFC
16 26 (0.16%) AMQP
17 23 (0.14%) RTP
17 23 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4553 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 1079 (6.62%) MySQL
3 763 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 761 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 725 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 650 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 451 (2.77%) Big Data
8 443 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 418 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 417 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 407 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
12 382 (2.34%) RDBMS
13 298 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
14 252 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 234 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 219 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 207 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 170 (1.04%) RavenDB
19 154 (0.94%) Redis
20 128 (0.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1727 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 1537 (9.43%) NUnit
3 1178 (7.22%) Selenium
4 1155 (7.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 1131 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1041 (6.38%) Subversion
7 1019 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 986 (6.05%) JIRA
9 947 (5.81%) Moq
10 792 (4.86%) Jenkins
11 730 (4.48%) Cucumber
12 606 (3.72%) Maven
13 564 (3.46%) MSTest
14 544 (3.34%) JUnit
15 506 (3.10%) TeamCity
16 362 (2.22%) WebDriver
17 343 (2.10%) SpecFlow
18 331 (2.03%) Eclipse
19 321 (1.97%) Hudson
20 230 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 3186 (19.54%) Finance
2 1209 (7.41%) Retail
3 1051 (6.45%) Banking
4 780 (4.78%) Marketing
5 739 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 681 (4.18%) Games
7 417 (2.56%) Advertising
8 306 (1.88%) Publishing
9 266 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 203 (1.24%) Back Office
11 169 (1.04%) Aerospace
12 161 (0.99%) Legal
13 134 (0.82%) Law
14 128 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 108 (0.66%) Front Office
16 100 (0.61%) Automotive
17 68 (0.42%) Billing
18 66 (0.40%) Music Industry
19 62 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
20 58 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8283 (50.79%) Developer
2 2888 (17.71%) .NET Developer
3 1806 (11.07%) Senior Developer
4 1784 (10.94%) Analyst
5 1548 (9.49%) C# Developer
6 1293 (7.93%) Project Manager
7 1271 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 1129 (6.92%) Business Analyst
9 1034 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 778 (4.77%) Architect
11 753 (4.62%) ScrumMaster
12 724 (4.44%) Software Engineer
13 665 (4.08%) Software Developer
14 649 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 618 (3.79%) Web Developer
16 564 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
17 464 (2.85%) Senior .NET Developer
18 445 (2.73%) Test Analyst
19 417 (2.56%) Development Manager
20 412 (2.53%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6465 (39.65%) .NET
2 4585 (28.12%) HTML
3 4145 (25.42%) ASP.NET
4 3664 (22.47%) CSS
5 2806 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2600 (15.94%) jQuery
7 2205 (13.52%) WCF
8 2129 (13.06%) HTML5
9 1955 (11.99%) Web Services
10 1913 (11.73%) XML
11 1634 (10.02%) .NET Framework
12 1365 (8.37%) WPF
13 1355 (8.31%) Spring
14 1240 (7.60%) AngularJS
15 1151 (7.06%) CSS3
16 1037 (6.36%) Ajax
17 953 (5.84%) RESTful
18 903 (5.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 894 (5.48%) Castle Windsor
19 894 (5.48%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1144 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 1101 (6.75%) User Experience
3 906 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 850 (5.21%) Open Source
5 819 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
6 683 (4.19%) Inversion of Control
7 572 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
8 308 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 303 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 262 (1.61%) iPhone
11 245 (1.50%) iPad
12 242 (1.48%) Social Network
13 232 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 219 (1.34%) Blog
15 218 (1.34%) Mathematics
16 215 (1.32%) Social Media
17 213 (1.31%) Tandem
18 170 (1.04%) Management Information System
19 160 (0.98%) Digital Media
20 135 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1774 (10.88%) Windows
2 1470 (9.01%) Linux
3 797 (4.89%) Android
4 777 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 625 (3.83%) UNIX
6 136 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 117 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 79 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (0.44%) CentOS
10 68 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 44 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
12 43 (0.26%) Solaris
13 40 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 37 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 34 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 22 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
18 20 (0.12%) Debian
19 13 (0.080%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15161 (92.97%) Agile Software Development
2 6039 (37.03%) TDD
3 4315 (26.46%) MVC
4 2808 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2648 (16.24%) BDD
6 2560 (15.70%) OO
7 2456 (15.06%) Kanban
8 2222 (13.63%) E-Commerce
9 1816 (11.14%) Project Management
10 1815 (11.13%) Software Engineering
11 1274 (7.81%) Mentoring
12 1224 (7.51%) Web Application Development
13 1196 (7.33%) Unit Testing
14 1113 (6.83%) Waterfall
15 1108 (6.79%) OOP
16 1015 (6.22%) SOA
17 959 (5.88%) Web Development
18 944 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
19 874 (5.36%) PRINCE2
20 863 (5.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6094 (37.37%) C#
2 4637 (28.44%) JavaScript
3 3886 (23.83%) Java
4 3757 (23.04%) SQL
5 922 (5.65%) PHP
6 890 (5.46%) Ruby
7 879 (5.39%) C++
8 838 (5.14%) T-SQL
9 827 (5.07%) Python
10 668 (4.10%) VB.NET
11 375 (2.30%) C
12 337 (2.07%) VB
13 300 (1.84%) Objective-C
14 225 (1.38%) Scala
15 220 (1.35%) PL/SQL
16 215 (1.32%) Perl
17 198 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 138 (0.85%) PowerShell
19 136 (0.83%) PHP5
20 101 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2157 (13.23%) Degree
2 769 (4.72%) ISEB
3 318 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 278 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 264 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 244 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 209 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 206 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 113 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 112 (0.69%) PMP
11 102 (0.63%) MCSD
12 100 (0.61%) MCP
13 79 (0.48%) MCTS
14 74 (0.45%) MCAD
15 57 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 45 (0.28%) MCSE
17 42 (0.26%) PhD
18 39 (0.24%) CBAP
19 35 (0.21%) HND
20 26 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1899 (11.65%) QA
2 133 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 52 (0.32%) SLA
4 25 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.13%) WAI
6 18 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 17 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.080%) HL7
9 9 (0.055%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.037%) COREP
11 5 (0.031%) EMIR
11 5 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.031%) COBIT
11 5 (0.031%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.025%) Basel III
12 4 (0.025%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.025%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.025%) FINREP
System Software
1 84 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (0.28%) Varnish
3 34 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.11%) Firmware
6 13 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.061%) Xen
8 9 (0.055%) vCloud
9 8 (0.049%) HDFS
10 7 (0.043%) KVM
11 6 (0.037%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.031%) IAG
12 5 (0.031%) Cygwin
13 4 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.025%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.018%) Docker
14 3 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.018%) Gluster
14 3 (0.018%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.012%) zsh
Systems Management
1 351 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 343 (2.10%) Puppet
3 134 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 120 (0.74%) Nagios
5 68 (0.42%) Ansible
6 61 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 51 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 35 (0.21%) Capistrano
9 29 (0.18%) MOM
10 23 (0.14%) Graphite
11 21 (0.13%) logstash
12 16 (0.098%) Cobbler
13 15 (0.092%) Tivoli
14 14 (0.086%) Opsview
15 13 (0.080%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.074%) Salt
17 10 (0.061%) Zenoss
18 9 (0.055%) StatsD
19 7 (0.043%) Ganglia
19 7 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2559 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 1357 (8.32%) Oracle
3 289 (1.77%) Google
4 265 (1.63%) Facebook
5 235 (1.44%) Twitter
6 229 (1.40%) SAP
7 222 (1.36%) IBM
8 217 (1.33%) hybris
9 192 (1.18%) Zend
10 158 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 156 (0.96%) Sitecore
12 153 (0.94%) HP
13 146 (0.90%) VMware
14 118 (0.72%) Adobe
15 106 (0.65%) Red Hat
16 99 (0.61%) TIBCO
17 96 (0.59%) Sybase
18 85 (0.52%) Informatica
19 84 (0.52%) Dell
20 78 (0.48%) Apple
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 11 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday