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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8507 6864 6769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.26% 6.32% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 7.95% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7175 6107 6043
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 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 8110 £50,000 +5.26% 1012
London +2 3993 £55,000 +2.80% 460
South East +12 1407 £45,000 - 188
City of London +4 806 £55,000 - 115
South West +14 545 £40,000 - 88
East of England +17 539 £45,000 +5.88% 74
North West +13 528 £40,000 +6.66% 71
Yorkshire +10 460 £40,000 +6.66% 49
West Yorkshire +13 329 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Surrey +10 329 £45,000 - 35
West Midlands +19 307 £41,000 +2.50% 32
Manchester +12 307 £40,000 - 46
Berkshire +4 296 £47,500 +4.97% 44
Leeds +10 284 £42,500 - 20
Hampshire +12 270 £42,500 -5.55% 39
East Midlands -3 262 £40,000 - 31
Cambridgeshire +17 215 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Bristol +9 195 £47,500 +18.75% 32
Scotland -3 186 £40,000 - 32
Cambridge +18 168 £40,000 - 24
Bedfordshire +5 162 £47,500 -9.52% 21
Cheshire +9 155 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Nottinghamshire +6 155 £40,000 - 7
Nottingham +3 148 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 126 £42,500 -5.55% 20
East Sussex -3 118 £43,000 +1.17% 10
Brighton -4 113 £42,500 - 8
Birmingham +15 110 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Reading +3 104 £50,000 +17.64% 17
Oxfordshire +31 102 £45,000 +28.57% 10

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6954 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6739 (38.58%) .NET
3 6433 (36.83%) TDD
4 6331 (36.24%) C#
5 4755 (27.22%) HTML
6 4696 (26.88%) SQL Server
7 4650 (26.62%) Java
8 4535 (25.96%) JavaScript
9 4489 (25.70%) MVC
10 4426 (25.34%) ASP.NET
11 4094 (23.44%) SQL
12 3874 (22.18%) CSS
13 3305 (18.92%) Finance
14 2871 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
15 2821 (16.15%) OO
16 2813 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 2804 (16.05%) Microsoft
18 2692 (15.41%) BDD
19 2664 (15.25%) Kanban
20 2585 (14.80%) jQuery
21 2552 (14.61%) Degree
22 2493 (14.27%) WCF
23 2399 (13.73%) E-Commerce
24 2340 (13.40%) XML
25 2233 (12.78%) Web Services
26 2159 (12.36%) Software Engineering
27 2152 (12.32%) HTML5
28 2012 (11.52%) Project Management
29 1935 (11.08%) QA
30 1829 (10.47%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 652 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 570 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 556 (3.18%) Apache
4 500 (2.86%) CMS
5 429 (2.46%) Node.js
6 364 (2.08%) IIS
7 249 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 220 (1.26%) Confluence
9 179 (1.02%) Drupal
10 175 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 167 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 158 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 153 (0.88%) Apache Solr
14 144 (0.82%) Umbraco
15 116 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
16 108 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 89 (0.51%) WordPress
18 78 (0.45%) nginx
19 61 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
20 57 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1173 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 251 (1.44%) MS Office
3 238 (1.36%) MS Project
4 212 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 195 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 77 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 63 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 32 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 27 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 21 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 21 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 20 (0.11%) Mingle
12 13 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.069%) Acrobat
14 11 (0.063%) InDesign
15 10 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
16 9 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
17 6 (0.034%) FastStats
18 4 (0.023%) S-PLUS
19 3 (0.017%) Maya
Business Applications
1 159 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 126 (0.72%) Magento
3 58 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 52 (0.30%) Shopify
5 38 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 37 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 36 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
8 32 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 23 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
10 19 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 18 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.080%) SAP CRM
13 14 (0.080%) Summit
14 9 (0.052%) SAP ERP
15 8 (0.046%) Tridion
15 8 (0.046%) Agresso
15 8 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
16 7 (0.040%) Oracle Payables
16 7 (0.040%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 442 (2.53%) SaaS
2 290 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 102 (0.58%) GitHub
5 76 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (0.27%) PaaS
8 26 (0.15%) Office 365
9 21 (0.12%) IaaS
10 19 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.11%) Force.com
11 18 (0.10%) Trello
12 16 (0.092%) Basecamp
13 11 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.052%) Heroku
15 8 (0.046%) Joyent
15 8 (0.046%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
17 4 (0.023%) Responsys
18 3 (0.017%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 894 (5.12%) Internet
2 429 (2.46%) HTTP
3 132 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 107 (0.61%) Intranet
5 92 (0.53%) SSL
6 82 (0.47%) Firewall
7 77 (0.44%) Broadband
8 55 (0.31%) SNMP
9 46 (0.26%) AMQP
10 37 (0.21%) SMS
11 35 (0.20%) WAN
12 34 (0.19%) IPv6
13 33 (0.19%) IPv4
14 30 (0.17%) DNS
15 29 (0.17%) LDAP
16 28 (0.16%) VoIP
17 27 (0.15%) SAN
17 27 (0.15%) NFC
18 23 (0.13%) LAN
19 22 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4696 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 1232 (7.05%) MySQL
3 952 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 949 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 853 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 694 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 641 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 523 (2.99%) Big Data
8 523 (2.99%) RDBMS
9 458 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 447 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 441 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 367 (2.10%) Oracle Database
13 330 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 272 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
15 261 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 255 (1.46%) Hadoop
17 149 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
18 141 (0.81%) OLAP
19 135 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1571 (8.99%) NUnit
2 1452 (8.31%) Git (software)
3 1316 (7.53%) Selenium
4 1227 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 1188 (6.80%) Subversion
6 1095 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1023 (5.86%) Visual Studio
8 963 (5.51%) JIRA
9 949 (5.43%) Moq
10 846 (4.84%) Jenkins
11 763 (4.37%) JUnit
12 718 (4.11%) Cucumber
13 682 (3.90%) Maven
14 593 (3.39%) MSTest
15 467 (2.67%) Eclipse
16 424 (2.43%) WebDriver
17 379 (2.17%) Hudson
18 328 (1.88%) TeamCity
19 315 (1.80%) SpecFlow
20 271 (1.55%) Ant
General
1 3305 (18.92%) Finance
2 1120 (6.41%) Retail
3 990 (5.67%) Games
4 914 (5.23%) Marketing
5 880 (5.04%) Banking
6 765 (4.38%) Telecoms
7 474 (2.71%) Advertising
8 403 (2.31%) Publishing
9 305 (1.75%) Law
10 293 (1.68%) Back Office
11 268 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 164 (0.94%) Legal
13 155 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 135 (0.77%) Front Office
15 91 (0.52%) Automotive
16 90 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 83 (0.48%) Electronics
18 63 (0.36%) Music Industry
19 56 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 50 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9235 (52.87%) Developer
2 3099 (17.74%) .NET Developer
3 2094 (11.99%) Senior Developer
4 1912 (10.95%) Analyst
5 1750 (10.02%) C# Developer
6 1664 (9.53%) Java Developer
7 1541 (8.82%) Project Manager
8 1186 (6.79%) Business Analyst
9 1179 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 814 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 757 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 730 (4.18%) ScrumMaster
13 716 (4.10%) Software Developer
14 711 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 691 (3.96%) Architect
16 685 (3.92%) Web Developer
17 548 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
18 514 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
19 509 (2.91%) Lead Developer
20 446 (2.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6739 (38.58%) .NET
2 4755 (27.22%) HTML
3 4426 (25.34%) ASP.NET
4 3874 (22.18%) CSS
5 2813 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2585 (14.80%) jQuery
7 2493 (14.27%) WCF
8 2340 (13.40%) XML
9 2233 (12.78%) Web Services
10 2152 (12.32%) HTML5
11 1631 (9.34%) .NET Framework
12 1626 (9.31%) Spring
13 1506 (8.62%) WPF
14 1240 (7.10%) CSS3
15 1187 (6.79%) Ajax
16 1121 (6.42%) J2EE
17 1070 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 1057 (6.05%) REST
19 1013 (5.80%) WinForms
20 996 (5.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1344 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 993 (5.68%) Open Source
3 879 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 710 (4.06%) Inversion of Control
5 555 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 340 (1.95%) Mathematics
7 319 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 308 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 301 (1.72%) Social Media
10 296 (1.69%) N-Tier
11 279 (1.60%) Social Network
12 273 (1.56%) iPhone
13 237 (1.36%) Tandem
14 221 (1.27%) Derivative
15 218 (1.25%) iPad
16 181 (1.04%) Management Information System
17 176 (1.01%) Digital Media
18 142 (0.81%) Blog
19 137 (0.78%) Data Integration
20 109 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1829 (10.47%) Windows
2 1423 (8.15%) Linux
3 872 (4.99%) Android
4 842 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 622 (3.56%) UNIX
6 122 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 89 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 81 (0.46%) CentOS
8 81 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (0.36%) Solaris
10 46 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 45 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
12 40 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 39 (0.22%) Debian
14 36 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (0.13%) Fedora
17 21 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.11%) AIX
18 20 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6954 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6433 (36.83%) TDD
3 4489 (25.70%) MVC
4 2871 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
5 2821 (16.15%) OO
6 2692 (15.41%) BDD
7 2664 (15.25%) Kanban
8 2399 (13.73%) E-Commerce
9 2159 (12.36%) Software Engineering
10 2012 (11.52%) Project Management
11 1500 (8.59%) Unit Testing
12 1278 (7.32%) Web Application Development
13 1263 (7.23%) OOP
14 1126 (6.45%) Web Development
15 1114 (6.38%) Waterfall
16 1067 (6.11%) SOA
17 952 (5.45%) UML
18 931 (5.33%) User Stories
19 920 (5.27%) Business Analysis
20 912 (5.22%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6331 (36.24%) C#
2 4650 (26.62%) Java
3 4535 (25.96%) JavaScript
4 4094 (23.44%) SQL
5 1067 (6.11%) PHP
6 906 (5.19%) C++
7 905 (5.18%) T-SQL
8 870 (4.98%) Ruby
9 782 (4.48%) Python
10 720 (4.12%) VB.NET
11 413 (2.36%) VB
12 412 (2.36%) C
13 387 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 292 (1.67%) Scala
15 245 (1.40%) Perl
16 231 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 198 (1.13%) Bash Shell
18 164 (0.94%) PHP5
19 160 (0.92%) Groovy
20 145 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2552 (14.61%) Degree
2 651 (3.73%) ISEB
3 628 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 438 (2.51%) MCP
5 431 (2.47%) MCTS
6 429 (2.46%) MCSD
7 406 (2.32%) MCAD
8 315 (1.80%) ISTQB
9 310 (1.77%) Security Cleared
10 203 (1.16%) PMI Certification
11 173 (0.99%) SC Cleared
12 146 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 135 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 128 (0.73%) PMP
15 49 (0.28%) HND
16 47 (0.27%) PhD
16 47 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 46 (0.26%) MCSE
18 43 (0.25%) CBAP
19 35 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1935 (11.08%) QA
2 159 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 67 (0.38%) SLA
4 42 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.12%) TickIT
7 17 (0.097%) ISO 8583
8 14 (0.080%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.074%) JTAG
10 11 (0.063%) ISO 9000
10 11 (0.063%) HL7
10 11 (0.063%) WCAG
11 7 (0.040%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.040%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.029%) AIFMD
12 5 (0.029%) FATCA
12 5 (0.029%) Basel III
13 4 (0.023%) COBIT
13 4 (0.023%) DICOM
13 4 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (0.35%) Varnish
3 37 (0.21%) HDFS
4 27 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.097%) vCloud
6 14 (0.080%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.074%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.057%) KVM
10 9 (0.052%) Xen
10 9 (0.052%) IAG
11 8 (0.046%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.040%) Docker
13 5 (0.029%) NFS
13 5 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.017%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.017%) LiteSpeed
14 3 (0.017%) Gluster
15 2 (0.011%) XenServer
15 2 (0.011%) zsh
Systems Management
1 331 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 310 (1.77%) Puppet
3 125 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 116 (0.66%) Nagios
5 75 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 58 (0.33%) Vagrant
7 29 (0.17%) Zenoss
8 28 (0.16%) Capistrano
9 24 (0.14%) Ansible
10 15 (0.086%) Ganglia
11 13 (0.074%) Opsview
12 11 (0.063%) MOM
13 9 (0.052%) Oozie
13 9 (0.052%) Salt
13 9 (0.052%) YUM
14 8 (0.046%) Kibana
15 7 (0.040%) Graylog2
16 6 (0.034%) logstash
17 5 (0.029%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 5 (0.029%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2804 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 1623 (9.29%) Oracle
3 348 (1.99%) JBoss
4 279 (1.60%) Google
5 276 (1.58%) Adobe
6 272 (1.56%) SAP
7 264 (1.51%) Facebook
8 258 (1.48%) Twitter
9 212 (1.21%) Zend
10 210 (1.20%) IBM
11 207 (1.18%) hybris
12 171 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 151 (0.86%) Sitecore
14 138 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 117 (0.67%) VMware
16 113 (0.65%) HP
17 111 (0.64%) Sybase
18 103 (0.59%) EPiServer
19 94 (0.54%) TIBCO
20 79 (0.45%) Atlassian
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