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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8343 7266 6893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.33% 6.72% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.95% 8.24% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7098 6373 6176
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 7928 £50,000 +5.26% 974
London +2 3816 £55,000 - 397
South East +11 1443 £45,000 +5.88% 174
City of London +7 793 £57,500 - 108
South West +6 556 £40,000 +6.66% 89
East of England +14 536 £45,000 - 74
North West +1 478 £40,000 +3.89% 92
Yorkshire +1 393 £40,000 +6.66% 68
West Midlands +25 372 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Berkshire +4 316 £49,500 +16.47% 36
Surrey +1 306 £48,000 +6.66% 37
Manchester +8 292 £40,000 - 57
East Midlands -1 272 £40,000 - 21
West Yorkshire -5 270 £44,000 +10.00% 46
Hampshire +16 256 £42,500 - 36
Leeds -3 232 £42,500 -1.73% 35
Cambridgeshire +10 193 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Bedfordshire +10 184 £47,500 -9.52% 19
Scotland -2 174 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Bristol +3 171 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Birmingham +29 168 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Cambridge +10 152 £40,000 - 21
Cheshire 0 150 £40,000 +6.66% 28
East Sussex +7 146 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Reading +5 130 £58,750 +38.23% 14
Nottinghamshire +8 129 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Buckinghamshire +45 128 £45,000 - 24
Nottingham +13 125 £40,000 - 7
Brighton +8 125 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wiltshire +35 118 £36,250 +11.53% 6

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15634 (92.66%) Agile Software Development
2 6436 (38.14%) .NET
3 6270 (37.16%) TDD
4 6008 (35.61%) C#
5 4709 (27.91%) HTML
6 4582 (27.16%) JavaScript
7 4487 (26.59%) SQL Server
8 4296 (25.46%) Java
9 4286 (25.40%) MVC
10 4163 (24.67%) ASP.NET
11 3923 (23.25%) SQL
12 3818 (22.63%) CSS
13 3242 (19.21%) Finance
14 2835 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
15 2757 (16.34%) BDD
16 2721 (16.13%) OO
17 2709 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 2609 (15.46%) Microsoft
19 2590 (15.35%) jQuery
20 2576 (15.27%) Kanban
21 2415 (14.31%) E-Commerce
22 2311 (13.70%) Degree
23 2292 (13.58%) WCF
24 2139 (12.68%) HTML5
25 2119 (12.56%) Web Services
26 2101 (12.45%) XML
27 1997 (11.84%) Software Engineering
28 1985 (11.76%) Project Management
29 1927 (11.42%) QA
30 1756 (10.41%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 658 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 541 (3.21%) Apache
3 487 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 454 (2.69%) CMS
5 406 (2.41%) Node.js
6 304 (1.80%) JBoss
7 296 (1.75%) IIS
8 220 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 209 (1.24%) Confluence
10 201 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
11 167 (0.99%) Drupal
12 153 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 143 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 131 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
15 130 (0.77%) WordPress
16 128 (0.76%) Umbraco
17 116 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
18 98 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
19 90 (0.53%) NServiceBus
20 81 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 1113 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 280 (1.66%) MS Office
3 233 (1.38%) MS Project
4 194 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 174 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 72 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 61 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 38 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 34 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 22 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 18 (0.11%) Mingle
11 18 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 13 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
13 11 (0.065%) Fireworks
13 11 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
14 10 (0.059%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.030%) InDesign
16 4 (0.024%) FastStats
16 4 (0.024%) S-PLUS
17 3 (0.018%) Maya
Business Applications
1 155 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (0.55%) Magento
3 54 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
4 51 (0.30%) Shopify
5 47 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 37 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 35 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 21 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
9 20 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 18 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 16 (0.095%) Summit
11 16 (0.095%) SAP CRM
11 16 (0.095%) WebTrends
12 13 (0.077%) Tridion
13 9 (0.053%) SAP FI
13 9 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.053%) SAP CO
14 7 (0.041%) Agresso
14 7 (0.041%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 7 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 384 (2.28%) SaaS
2 348 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 204 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 113 (0.67%) GitHub
5 84 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 68 (0.40%) PaaS
7 50 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (0.20%) Office 365
9 32 (0.19%) IaaS
10 28 (0.17%) Force.com
11 25 (0.15%) Basecamp
12 15 (0.089%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.059%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.053%) Trello
15 7 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
16 5 (0.030%) Joyent
16 5 (0.030%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.030%) Google App Engine
17 4 (0.024%) Heroku
17 4 (0.024%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 798 (4.73%) Internet
2 444 (2.63%) HTTP
3 162 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 103 (0.61%) Intranet
5 80 (0.47%) Firewall
6 76 (0.45%) Broadband
7 73 (0.43%) SSL
8 46 (0.27%) WAN
9 44 (0.26%) SNMP
10 43 (0.25%) IPv4
11 42 (0.25%) IPv6
12 38 (0.23%) AMQP
13 33 (0.20%) VoIP
14 32 (0.19%) DNS
15 30 (0.18%) NFC
15 30 (0.18%) LDAP
16 28 (0.17%) SMS
17 25 (0.15%) SAN
17 25 (0.15%) Wireshark
18 24 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4487 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 1182 (7.01%) MySQL
3 868 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 775 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 691 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 665 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 623 (3.69%) MongoDB
8 474 (2.81%) Big Data
9 470 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 435 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 430 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 419 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 295 (1.75%) Oracle Database
14 289 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
15 273 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 267 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 232 (1.37%) Hadoop
18 156 (0.92%) OLAP
19 130 (0.77%) Redis
19 130 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1614 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 1510 (8.95%) NUnit
3 1270 (7.53%) Selenium
4 1173 (6.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 1102 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1080 (6.40%) Subversion
7 1009 (5.98%) JIRA
8 970 (5.75%) Visual Studio
9 921 (5.46%) Moq
10 814 (4.82%) Jenkins
11 751 (4.45%) Cucumber
12 658 (3.90%) JUnit
13 604 (3.58%) Maven
14 548 (3.25%) MSTest
15 458 (2.71%) TeamCity
16 395 (2.34%) Eclipse
17 370 (2.19%) WebDriver
18 346 (2.05%) SpecFlow
19 337 (2.00%) Hudson
20 212 (1.26%) Ant
General
1 3242 (19.21%) Finance
2 1147 (6.80%) Retail
3 954 (5.65%) Banking
4 837 (4.96%) Games
5 802 (4.75%) Marketing
6 773 (4.58%) Telecoms
7 448 (2.66%) Advertising
8 357 (2.12%) Publishing
9 258 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 236 (1.40%) Back Office
11 225 (1.33%) Law
12 167 (0.99%) Legal
13 141 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 97 (0.57%) Automotive
15 92 (0.55%) Front Office
16 73 (0.43%) Aerospace
17 70 (0.41%) Electronics
18 68 (0.40%) Music Industry
19 63 (0.37%) Financial Institution
20 54 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8704 (51.59%) Developer
2 2850 (16.89%) .NET Developer
3 2009 (11.91%) Senior Developer
4 1885 (11.17%) Analyst
5 1598 (9.47%) C# Developer
6 1458 (8.64%) Project Manager
7 1452 (8.61%) Java Developer
8 1188 (7.04%) Business Analyst
9 1076 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 786 (4.66%) ScrumMaster
11 769 (4.56%) Software Engineer
12 713 (4.23%) Architect
13 706 (4.18%) Web Developer
14 681 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 666 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
16 644 (3.82%) Software Developer
17 505 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
18 485 (2.87%) Lead Developer
19 476 (2.82%) Agile Project Manager
20 433 (2.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6436 (38.14%) .NET
2 4709 (27.91%) HTML
3 4163 (24.67%) ASP.NET
4 3818 (22.63%) CSS
5 2709 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2590 (15.35%) jQuery
7 2292 (13.58%) WCF
8 2139 (12.68%) HTML5
9 2119 (12.56%) Web Services
10 2101 (12.45%) XML
11 1584 (9.39%) .NET Framework
12 1452 (8.61%) Spring
13 1345 (7.97%) WPF
14 1197 (7.09%) CSS3
15 1049 (6.22%) AngularJS
16 1041 (6.17%) Ajax
17 995 (5.90%) J2EE
18 951 (5.64%) REST
19 949 (5.62%) RESTful
20 895 (5.30%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1268 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 1208 (7.16%) User Experience
3 930 (5.51%) Open Source
4 921 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 860 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
6 667 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
7 523 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 319 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 316 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 286 (1.70%) iPhone
11 265 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 260 (1.54%) Social Media
13 257 (1.52%) Social Network
14 247 (1.46%) iPad
15 244 (1.45%) Mathematics
16 222 (1.32%) Tandem
17 184 (1.09%) Management Information System
18 177 (1.05%) Blog
19 175 (1.04%) Digital Media
20 167 (0.99%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1756 (10.41%) Windows
2 1433 (8.49%) Linux
3 865 (5.13%) Android
4 822 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 549 (3.25%) UNIX
6 136 (0.81%) Windows Phone
7 125 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 89 (0.53%) CentOS
9 75 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (0.35%) Solaris
11 53 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 52 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
13 48 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 39 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 29 (0.17%) Debian
17 26 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (0.13%) Fedora
19 20 (0.12%) Windows 7
20 19 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15634 (92.66%) Agile Software Development
2 6270 (37.16%) TDD
3 4286 (25.40%) MVC
4 2835 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
5 2757 (16.34%) BDD
6 2721 (16.13%) OO
7 2576 (15.27%) Kanban
8 2415 (14.31%) E-Commerce
9 1997 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 1985 (11.76%) Project Management
11 1396 (8.27%) Unit Testing
12 1292 (7.66%) Mentoring
13 1250 (7.41%) OOP
14 1208 (7.16%) Web Application Development
15 1204 (7.14%) Waterfall
16 1083 (6.42%) SOA
17 1021 (6.05%) Web Development
18 946 (5.61%) User Stories
19 926 (5.49%) Business Analysis
20 906 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6008 (35.61%) C#
2 4582 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 4296 (25.46%) Java
4 3923 (23.25%) SQL
5 1054 (6.25%) PHP
6 890 (5.27%) Ruby
7 878 (5.20%) C++
8 853 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 808 (4.79%) Python
10 683 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 395 (2.34%) C
12 367 (2.18%) VB
13 364 (2.16%) Objective-C
14 230 (1.36%) Scala
15 216 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 213 (1.26%) Perl
17 175 (1.04%) Bash Shell
18 170 (1.01%) PHP5
19 149 (0.88%) PowerShell
20 101 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2311 (13.70%) Degree
2 672 (3.98%) ISEB
3 411 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 322 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 293 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 244 (1.45%) MCSD
7 243 (1.44%) MCP
8 230 (1.36%) MCTS
9 218 (1.29%) MCAD
10 211 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 211 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 160 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 135 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 128 (0.76%) PMP
14 52 (0.31%) MCSE
15 50 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 47 (0.28%) PhD
17 46 (0.27%) CBAP
18 41 (0.24%) HND
19 28 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1927 (11.42%) QA
2 140 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 73 (0.43%) SLA
4 40 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.089%) ISO 8583
7 14 (0.083%) WAI
7 14 (0.083%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.071%) HL7
9 11 (0.065%) TickIT
10 9 (0.053%) ISO 14001
10 9 (0.053%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.041%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.036%) WCAG
13 5 (0.030%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.030%) DO-178B
13 5 (0.030%) FATCA
14 4 (0.024%) Basel III
14 4 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.024%) COREP
System Software
1 76 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (0.26%) Varnish
3 28 (0.17%) HDFS
4 26 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 19 (0.11%) Firmware
6 19 (0.11%) vCloud
7 14 (0.083%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.059%) Xen
9 10 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.047%) IAG
11 7 (0.041%) KVM
12 6 (0.036%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.024%) Docker
14 3 (0.018%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.018%) Gluster
15 2 (0.012%) XenServer
15 2 (0.012%) NFS
Systems Management
1 339 (2.01%) Puppet
2 337 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 127 (0.75%) Nagios
5 67 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 58 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 45 (0.27%) Ansible
8 38 (0.23%) Capistrano
9 27 (0.16%) Zenoss
10 23 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 22 (0.13%) MOM
12 20 (0.12%) logstash
13 18 (0.11%) Opsview
14 10 (0.059%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.059%) Salt
15 9 (0.053%) Oozie
15 9 (0.053%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.041%) Kibana
16 7 (0.041%) Graylog2
16 7 (0.041%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2609 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 1526 (9.04%) Oracle
3 296 (1.75%) Facebook
4 278 (1.65%) Google
5 267 (1.58%) Twitter
6 253 (1.50%) SAP
7 231 (1.37%) Zend
8 229 (1.36%) IBM
9 205 (1.21%) Adobe
10 190 (1.13%) hybris
11 166 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 142 (0.84%) HP
13 135 (0.80%) Sitecore
14 134 (0.79%) VMware
15 113 (0.67%) Red Hat
16 106 (0.63%) Sybase
17 97 (0.57%) TIBCO
18 87 (0.52%) Dell
19 78 (0.46%) Informatica
20 74 (0.44%) Atlassian
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 minutes ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 42 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 58 minutes ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Friends Of The Earth
Salary: From £30,355 to £34,810 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago