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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8304 9281 7124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.68% 7.65% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 9.26% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7115 8043 6279
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 £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%

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
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 7780 £50,000 - 1064
London -1 3680 £55,000 - 451
South East +5 1541 £49,000 +8.88% 159
East of England +8 594 £47,500 +7.95% 71
City of London -10 584 £57,500 - 139
Yorkshire 0 509 £41,500 +3.75% 68
North West +15 474 £41,500 +3.75% 99
South West -4 464 £40,000 - 95
Berkshire +24 375 £57,500 +15.00% 32
West Yorkshire -2 353 £42,500 +6.25% 43
Surrey -2 340 £50,000 +5.26% 31
West Midlands +7 331 £45,000 +7.14% 53
East Midlands +2 280 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Leeds -9 265 £42,500 -5.55% 33
Manchester +9 260 £42,500 +6.25% 50
Hampshire +10 250 £45,000 - 30
Hertfordshire +29 211 £57,500 +27.77% 24
Buckinghamshire +6 206 £42,500 - 17
Reading +41 188 £57,500 +27.77% 20
Scotland -3 179 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Milton Keynes +29 177 £45,000 - 13
Wales +2 167 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Cambridgeshire -6 159 £47,500 +18.75% 14
South Wales +2 156 £37,500 +2.73% 19
Cheshire +14 141 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Birmingham +25 139 £55,000 +18.91% 19
Bristol -10 138 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Cambridge -7 118 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East Sussex -11 114 £45,000 - 12
Bedfordshire -6 110 £55,000 +22.22% 20

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15275 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 6447 (39.37%) .NET
3 6131 (37.44%) C#
4 5964 (36.42%) TDD
5 4800 (29.31%) JavaScript
6 4618 (28.20%) SQL Server
7 4398 (26.86%) MVC
8 4258 (26.00%) HTML
9 4219 (25.76%) Java
10 4006 (24.46%) ASP.NET
11 3884 (23.72%) SQL
12 3586 (21.90%) Finance
13 3512 (21.45%) CSS
14 2997 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2809 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
16 2753 (16.81%) Kanban
17 2605 (15.91%) Microsoft
18 2524 (15.41%) BDD
19 2314 (14.13%) OO
20 2286 (13.96%) jQuery
21 2207 (13.48%) Degree
22 2016 (12.31%) WCF
23 2013 (12.29%) Web Services
24 1982 (12.10%) SDLC
25 1898 (11.59%) Software Engineering
26 1889 (11.54%) QA
27 1884 (11.50%) E-Commerce
28 1876 (11.46%) HTML5
29 1786 (10.91%) Windows
30 1783 (10.89%) Project Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 582 (3.55%) Node.js
2 547 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 534 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 467 (2.85%) Apache
5 462 (2.82%) CMS
6 371 (2.27%) IIS
7 368 (2.25%) JBoss
8 247 (1.51%) Confluence
9 220 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 187 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 154 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 152 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 132 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 125 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 112 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
16 106 (0.65%) Drupal
17 103 (0.63%) Umbraco
18 99 (0.60%) Apache Solr
19 97 (0.59%) WordPress
20 75 (0.46%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1116 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 231 (1.41%) MS Project
3 208 (1.27%) MS Office
4 189 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 140 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 85 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 68 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 36 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 34 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 22 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.12%) Mingle
12 17 (0.10%) InDesign
13 16 (0.098%) RoboHelp
14 12 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
14 12 (0.073%) FrameMaker
14 12 (0.073%) SPSS
15 10 (0.061%) GIMP
16 9 (0.055%) Fireworks
17 7 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
18 3 (0.018%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 89 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 55 (0.34%) Magento
4 30 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 27 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 22 (0.13%) Radian6
8 21 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 15 (0.092%) Sophis RISQUE
10 11 (0.067%) Cognos TM1
10 11 (0.067%) Agresso
11 10 (0.061%) Summit
12 7 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.043%) PRMS
12 7 (0.043%) Towers Watson Igloo
13 6 (0.037%) Shopify
14 5 (0.031%) BusinessWorks
14 5 (0.031%) SAP SD
14 5 (0.031%) WebTrends
14 5 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 724 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 571 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 416 (2.54%) SaaS
4 95 (0.58%) Force.com
5 94 (0.57%) PaaS
6 79 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 76 (0.46%) GitHub
8 65 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (0.35%) Office 365
9 58 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 32 (0.20%) IaaS
11 25 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.12%) Boomi
13 17 (0.10%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.085%) IBM Blueworks
15 13 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.073%) Trello
17 10 (0.061%) Google App Engine
17 10 (0.061%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 506 (3.09%) Internet
2 297 (1.81%) HTTP
3 105 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 104 (0.64%) Broadband
5 57 (0.35%) Intranet
6 44 (0.27%) Wireless
7 32 (0.20%) Firewall
8 31 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 30 (0.18%) AMQP
10 28 (0.17%) SAN
10 28 (0.17%) VPN
10 28 (0.17%) DNS
11 27 (0.16%) SSL
12 18 (0.11%) VoIP
12 18 (0.11%) FTP
13 17 (0.10%) Ethernet
13 17 (0.10%) Bluetooth
14 15 (0.092%) Skype
15 14 (0.085%) Unified Communications
15 14 (0.085%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4618 (28.20%) SQL Server
2 1131 (6.91%) MySQL
3 915 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 846 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 637 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 540 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 539 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 490 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 449 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
10 444 (2.71%) Big Data
11 301 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 298 (1.82%) RDBMS
13 271 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 265 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
15 261 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 242 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 205 (1.25%) Hadoop
18 175 (1.07%) Redis
19 163 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
20 115 (0.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1774 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 1582 (9.66%) NUnit
3 1199 (7.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 1196 (7.30%) Selenium
5 1082 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1040 (6.35%) JIRA
7 1030 (6.29%) Moq
8 991 (6.05%) Subversion
9 970 (5.92%) Visual Studio
10 879 (5.37%) Jenkins
11 756 (4.62%) Maven
12 723 (4.41%) MSTest
13 659 (4.02%) Cucumber
14 560 (3.42%) JUnit
15 371 (2.27%) WebDriver
16 361 (2.20%) TeamCity
17 317 (1.94%) Eclipse
18 291 (1.78%) Ant
19 266 (1.62%) SpecFlow
20 201 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 3586 (21.90%) Finance
2 1212 (7.40%) Retail
3 964 (5.89%) Banking
4 807 (4.93%) Marketing
5 746 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 659 (4.02%) Games
7 468 (2.86%) Advertising
8 214 (1.31%) Publishing
9 180 (1.10%) Back Office
10 174 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 157 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 131 (0.80%) Legal
13 126 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 114 (0.70%) Front Office
15 112 (0.68%) Electronics
16 108 (0.66%) Law
17 106 (0.65%) Aerospace
18 98 (0.60%) Billing
19 80 (0.49%) Music Industry
20 65 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 8178 (49.94%) Developer
2 3032 (18.51%) .NET Developer
3 1807 (11.03%) Analyst
4 1696 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 1363 (8.32%) Java Developer
6 1320 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 1281 (7.82%) C# Developer
8 1165 (7.11%) Business Analyst
9 897 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 849 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 820 (5.01%) Architect
12 780 (4.76%) Software Developer
13 660 (4.03%) ScrumMaster
14 496 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 492 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
16 487 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
17 486 (2.97%) Web Developer
18 453 (2.77%) Test Analyst
19 447 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
20 445 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6447 (39.37%) .NET
2 4258 (26.00%) HTML
3 4006 (24.46%) ASP.NET
4 3512 (21.45%) CSS
5 2997 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2286 (13.96%) jQuery
7 2016 (12.31%) WCF
8 2013 (12.29%) Web Services
9 1876 (11.46%) HTML5
10 1767 (10.79%) XML
11 1667 (10.18%) .NET Framework
12 1482 (9.05%) Spring
13 1408 (8.60%) AngularJS
14 1221 (7.46%) WPF
15 1014 (6.19%) Castle Windsor
16 987 (6.03%) CSS3
17 976 (5.96%) J2EE
18 932 (5.69%) REST
19 911 (5.56%) RESTful
20 907 (5.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1197 (7.31%) Computer Science
2 909 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 899 (5.49%) User Experience
4 808 (4.93%) Inversion of Control
5 773 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 658 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
7 280 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 264 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 256 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 255 (1.56%) Social Network
11 209 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 207 (1.26%) Blog
13 203 (1.24%) Tandem
14 195 (1.19%) PMI
14 195 (1.19%) Social Media
15 163 (1.00%) Digital Media
16 136 (0.83%) Visualisation
17 132 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 121 (0.74%) FMCG
19 118 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1786 (10.91%) Windows
2 1562 (9.54%) Linux
3 733 (4.48%) Android
4 714 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 694 (4.24%) UNIX
6 95 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 88 (0.54%) CentOS
8 85 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 69 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (0.37%) Solaris
11 60 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 41 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 36 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 27 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
17 12 (0.073%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.067%) Windows Phone 7
19 10 (0.061%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15275 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 5964 (36.42%) TDD
3 4398 (26.86%) MVC
4 2809 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
5 2753 (16.81%) Kanban
6 2524 (15.41%) BDD
7 2314 (14.13%) OO
8 1982 (12.10%) SDLC
9 1898 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 1884 (11.50%) E-Commerce
11 1783 (10.89%) Project Management
12 1380 (8.43%) Web Application Development
13 1188 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 1175 (7.18%) Waterfall
15 1138 (6.95%) Unit Testing
16 1122 (6.85%) Dependency Injection
17 1046 (6.39%) PRINCE2
18 971 (5.93%) Web Development
19 948 (5.79%) User Stories
20 870 (5.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6131 (37.44%) C#
2 4800 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 4219 (25.76%) Java
4 3884 (23.72%) SQL
5 970 (5.92%) PHP
6 898 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 864 (5.28%) Python
8 837 (5.11%) Ruby
9 816 (4.98%) C++
10 559 (3.41%) VB.NET
11 367 (2.24%) C
12 347 (2.12%) VB
13 325 (1.98%) Scala
14 309 (1.89%) Perl
15 274 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 248 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 204 (1.25%) Bash Shell
18 162 (0.99%) Groovy
19 161 (0.98%) PowerShell
20 124 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2207 (13.48%) Degree
2 652 (3.98%) ISEB
3 295 (1.80%) PMI Certification
4 274 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 274 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 224 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 195 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 189 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 132 (0.81%) PMP
9 107 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 92 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 72 (0.44%) MCSD
12 65 (0.40%) MCP
13 58 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 36 (0.22%) PhD
15 31 (0.19%) MCTS
16 30 (0.18%) MCAD
17 29 (0.18%) HND
18 27 (0.16%) APMP
19 25 (0.15%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1889 (11.54%) QA
2 76 (0.46%) SLA
3 74 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.13%) WCAG
7 18 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.079%) PMBOK
8 13 (0.079%) ISO 8583
8 13 (0.079%) WAI
8 13 (0.079%) HL7
9 10 (0.061%) COBIT
10 9 (0.055%) ISO 14001
10 9 (0.055%) MiFID
11 8 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.037%) FATCA
12 6 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.031%) EMIR
13 5 (0.031%) TickIT
14 4 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 119 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (0.45%) Docker
3 54 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 26 (0.16%) Varnish
6 12 (0.073%) vSphere
7 10 (0.061%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.055%) Firmware
8 9 (0.055%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.049%) HDFS
10 7 (0.043%) Xen
11 6 (0.037%) vCloud
12 5 (0.031%) KVM
12 5 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.031%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.024%) LXC
14 3 (0.018%) iptables
14 3 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 369 (2.25%) Puppet
2 336 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (0.74%) Ansible
4 94 (0.57%) Nagios
5 90 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 51 (0.31%) Vagrant
7 35 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 26 (0.16%) Salt
9 24 (0.15%) Capistrano
9 24 (0.15%) Unicenter
10 23 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 21 (0.13%) BladeLogic
12 19 (0.12%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.11%) logstash
14 14 (0.085%) OpenNMS
14 14 (0.085%) CA LISA
15 13 (0.079%) Cobbler
16 12 (0.073%) SCCM
16 12 (0.073%) Control-M
17 10 (0.061%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2605 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 1506 (9.20%) Oracle
3 322 (1.97%) Google
4 315 (1.92%) Facebook
5 267 (1.63%) IBM
6 252 (1.54%) Twitter
7 225 (1.37%) hybris
8 207 (1.26%) SAP
9 206 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 152 (0.93%) Zend
11 151 (0.92%) Sitecore
12 143 (0.87%) VMware
13 99 (0.60%) Adobe
14 94 (0.57%) HP
15 85 (0.52%) ATG
16 84 (0.51%) Informatica
17 82 (0.50%) TIBCO
17 82 (0.50%) Atlassian
18 78 (0.48%) Perforce
18 78 (0.48%) Xamarin
England
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien
Salary: Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
England
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: £30k-£50k + Pension, Health Insurance, 25 Days Holiday etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: Pension, life insurance, health insurance etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: equity options
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago