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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8886 8603 6819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.35% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.58% 8.89% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7714 7316 6051
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
92776 96821 88019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75982 77929 71900
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 8280 £50,000 - 1070
London +1 3929 £57,500 +4.54% 454
South East +7 1410 £50,000 +11.11% 181
City of London -3 690 £60,000 +4.34% 134
Yorkshire +10 642 £42,500 +6.25% 81
East of England +7 575 £47,500 +5.55% 65
South West 0 527 £42,500 - 88
North West -1 514 £40,000 - 111
West Yorkshire +7 471 £42,750 +0.58% 57
West Midlands +8 361 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Leeds +4 351 £46,250 +8.82% 51
Berkshire +17 334 £57,500 +21.05% 49
Surrey -4 308 £52,500 +16.66% 31
East Midlands +6 300 £40,000 - 35
Manchester +1 296 £40,000 - 63
Scotland +11 245 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Hampshire -7 202 £45,000 +3.44% 23
Hertfordshire +38 191 £55,000 +19.56% 21
Bristol -10 185 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Cambridgeshire -2 184 £45,000 +8.43% 23
Buckinghamshire +9 177 £42,500 - 16
Reading +25 169 £57,500 +27.77% 29
Wales +8 162 £36,000 -1.36% 16
South Wales +7 158 £36,000 -0.68% 14
Milton Keynes +14 150 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Cheshire +1 146 £40,000 +3.89% 31
Cambridge +1 141 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North Yorkshire +4 136 £42,500 +6.91% 14
Birmingham +12 131 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Northamptonshire +40 113 £42,500 +6.25% 10

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16135 (93.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6578 (38.07%) .NET
3 6371 (36.87%) TDD
4 6289 (36.40%) C#
5 5107 (29.56%) JavaScript
6 4699 (27.19%) SQL Server
7 4627 (26.78%) MVC
8 4476 (25.90%) HTML
9 4423 (25.60%) Java
10 4229 (24.47%) SQL
11 4162 (24.09%) ASP.NET
12 3791 (21.94%) CSS
13 3761 (21.77%) Finance
14 3238 (18.74%) Continuous Integration
15 3114 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3012 (17.43%) Kanban
17 2753 (15.93%) Microsoft
18 2643 (15.30%) BDD
19 2512 (14.54%) jQuery
20 2361 (13.66%) OO
21 2336 (13.52%) Degree
22 2300 (13.31%) Web Services
23 2126 (12.30%) SDLC
24 2038 (11.79%) HTML5
25 2032 (11.76%) E-Commerce
26 2027 (11.73%) Software Engineering
27 2010 (11.63%) WCF
28 1943 (11.24%) Git (software)
29 1915 (11.08%) Project Management
30 1904 (11.02%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 687 (3.98%) Node.js
2 559 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 533 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 465 (2.69%) CMS
5 451 (2.61%) Apache
6 440 (2.55%) JBoss
7 374 (2.16%) IIS
8 285 (1.65%) Confluence
9 263 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 246 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
11 183 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 151 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 134 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 124 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 107 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
16 105 (0.61%) Umbraco
17 96 (0.56%) Drupal
18 94 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
19 91 (0.53%) nginx
20 89 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1182 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 230 (1.33%) MS Project
3 204 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 199 (1.15%) MS Office
5 127 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 77 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 65 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 35 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 34 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 22 (0.13%) RoboHelp
11 20 (0.12%) Mingle
12 19 (0.11%) FrameMaker
13 16 (0.093%) SPSS
14 14 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 14 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
15 8 (0.046%) Fireworks
16 7 (0.041%) InDesign
16 7 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
17 6 (0.035%) GIMP
18 5 (0.029%) Maya
Business Applications
1 96 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 85 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 57 (0.33%) Magento
4 51 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 36 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.098%) SAP CRM
7 16 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.075%) Agresso
9 13 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
10 11 (0.064%) Endur
11 9 (0.052%) Radian6
12 8 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
13 7 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
13 7 (0.041%) Summit
14 5 (0.029%) WebTrends
14 5 (0.029%) INSURE/90
14 5 (0.029%) Adobe Campaign
15 4 (0.023%) Shopify
15 4 (0.023%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 742 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 629 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 458 (2.65%) SaaS
4 96 (0.56%) Force.com
5 89 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 86 (0.50%) GitHub
7 81 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 77 (0.45%) PaaS
9 70 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 57 (0.33%) Office 365
11 48 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 30 (0.17%) IaaS
13 22 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 22 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.12%) Trello
15 18 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
15 18 (0.10%) Google App Engine
16 15 (0.087%) Route 53
17 14 (0.081%) Heroku
18 10 (0.058%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 480 (2.78%) Internet
2 319 (1.85%) HTTP
3 116 (0.67%) Broadband
4 108 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 72 (0.42%) Intranet
6 48 (0.28%) Wireless
7 43 (0.25%) Network Security
8 40 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 38 (0.22%) VPN
10 33 (0.19%) Firewall
11 28 (0.16%) DNS
12 23 (0.13%) SSL
12 23 (0.13%) SAN
13 22 (0.13%) CTI
14 21 (0.12%) Unified Communications
15 16 (0.093%) Ethernet
15 16 (0.093%) FTP
16 15 (0.087%) VoIP
16 15 (0.087%) WAN
16 15 (0.087%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4699 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 1215 (7.03%) MySQL
3 954 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 893 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 687 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 600 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 537 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 524 (3.03%) Big Data
9 506 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 480 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 341 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 327 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 301 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 286 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 249 (1.44%) Oracle Database
16 226 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
17 219 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 158 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
19 156 (0.90%) Redis
20 118 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1943 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 1599 (9.25%) NUnit
3 1334 (7.72%) Selenium
4 1217 (7.04%) JIRA
5 1185 (6.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 1133 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1095 (6.34%) Subversion
8 1036 (6.00%) Jenkins
9 1013 (5.86%) Moq
10 1001 (5.79%) Visual Studio
11 862 (4.99%) Maven
12 761 (4.40%) MSTest
13 668 (3.87%) Cucumber
14 644 (3.73%) JUnit
15 415 (2.40%) WebDriver
16 362 (2.10%) TeamCity
17 340 (1.97%) Ant
18 338 (1.96%) Eclipse
19 287 (1.66%) SpecFlow
20 249 (1.44%) Jasmine
General
1 3761 (21.77%) Finance
2 1192 (6.90%) Retail
3 1000 (5.79%) Banking
4 969 (5.61%) Marketing
5 775 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 757 (4.38%) Games
7 469 (2.71%) Advertising
8 221 (1.28%) Back Office
9 206 (1.19%) Publishing
10 203 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 179 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 160 (0.93%) Electronics
13 158 (0.91%) Law
14 147 (0.85%) Legal
15 135 (0.78%) Front Office
16 131 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 88 (0.51%) Music Industry
18 78 (0.45%) Billing
19 71 (0.41%) Military
20 68 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8739 (50.58%) Developer
2 3184 (18.43%) .NET Developer
3 1936 (11.20%) Senior Developer
4 1930 (11.17%) Analyst
5 1535 (8.88%) Java Developer
6 1337 (7.74%) Project Manager
7 1293 (7.48%) C# Developer
8 1234 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 924 (5.35%) Software Engineer
10 921 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 745 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 731 (4.23%) Architect
13 653 (3.78%) ScrumMaster
14 588 (3.40%) Web Developer
15 547 (3.17%) Lead Developer
16 539 (3.12%) ASP.NET Developer
17 531 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 506 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
19 491 (2.84%) Senior .NET Developer
20 489 (2.83%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6578 (38.07%) .NET
2 4476 (25.90%) HTML
3 4162 (24.09%) ASP.NET
4 3791 (21.94%) CSS
5 3114 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2512 (14.54%) jQuery
7 2300 (13.31%) Web Services
8 2038 (11.79%) HTML5
9 2010 (11.63%) WCF
10 1815 (10.50%) XML
11 1744 (10.09%) .NET Framework
12 1661 (9.61%) Spring
13 1638 (9.48%) AngularJS
14 1258 (7.28%) WPF
15 1198 (6.93%) REST
16 1125 (6.51%) CSS3
17 1063 (6.15%) J2EE
18 1049 (6.07%) RESTful
19 1011 (5.85%) Hibernate
20 983 (5.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1296 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 1014 (5.87%) User Experience
3 973 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 805 (4.66%) Inversion of Control
5 781 (4.52%) Mobile App
6 619 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
7 320 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 287 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 265 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 258 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 253 (1.46%) Social Network
12 213 (1.23%) Visualisation
13 198 (1.15%) Blog
14 197 (1.14%) Tandem
15 194 (1.12%) PMI
16 172 (1.00%) Social Media
17 154 (0.89%) Digital Media
18 140 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 134 (0.78%) Online Games
20 125 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1904 (11.02%) Windows
2 1587 (9.18%) Linux
3 834 (4.83%) Android
4 805 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 730 (4.22%) UNIX
6 106 (0.61%) CentOS
7 100 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 95 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 76 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 65 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 64 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 52 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 45 (0.26%) Solaris
15 30 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
16 26 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (0.14%) Windows 7
18 17 (0.098%) Windows Phone 7
19 15 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
19 15 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16135 (93.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6371 (36.87%) TDD
3 4627 (26.78%) MVC
4 3238 (18.74%) Continuous Integration
5 3012 (17.43%) Kanban
6 2643 (15.30%) BDD
7 2361 (13.66%) OO
8 2126 (12.30%) SDLC
9 2032 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2027 (11.73%) Software Engineering
11 1915 (11.08%) Project Management
12 1356 (7.85%) Web Application Development
13 1308 (7.57%) Mentoring
14 1270 (7.35%) Unit Testing
15 1195 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
16 1186 (6.86%) Waterfall
17 1079 (6.24%) PRINCE2
18 1044 (6.04%) User Stories
19 1006 (5.82%) SOA
20 994 (5.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6289 (36.40%) C#
2 5107 (29.56%) JavaScript
3 4423 (25.60%) Java
4 4229 (24.47%) SQL
5 1020 (5.90%) PHP
6 956 (5.53%) T-SQL
7 945 (5.47%) Python
8 836 (4.84%) Ruby
9 835 (4.83%) C++
10 500 (2.89%) VB.NET
11 417 (2.41%) Scala
12 384 (2.22%) C
13 321 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 306 (1.77%) VB
15 290 (1.68%) Perl
16 283 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 222 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 206 (1.19%) Groovy
19 168 (0.97%) PowerShell
20 122 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2336 (13.52%) Degree
2 526 (3.04%) ISEB
3 372 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 299 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 268 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 257 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 233 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 143 (0.83%) PMP
9 125 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 111 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 83 (0.48%) MCP
12 81 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 77 (0.45%) MCSD
14 50 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 37 (0.21%) HND
16 30 (0.17%) PhD
16 30 (0.17%) Sun Certification
16 30 (0.17%) MCTS
17 29 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (0.16%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1835 (10.62%) QA
2 84 (0.49%) SLA
3 45 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 40 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.14%) WCAG
5 24 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.12%) COBIT
7 19 (0.11%) MiFID
8 18 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.087%) PMBOK
10 8 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.035%) WAI
11 6 (0.035%) TickIT
11 6 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.029%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.029%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.029%) HL7
12 5 (0.029%) EMIR
12 5 (0.029%) FATCA
13 4 (0.023%) JTAG
System Software
1 138 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (0.75%) Docker
3 41 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.15%) Varnish
6 21 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 17 (0.098%) HDFS
8 12 (0.069%) vCloud
8 12 (0.069%) vSphere
9 11 (0.064%) Xen
10 10 (0.058%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.046%) LXC
12 7 (0.041%) iptables
13 6 (0.035%) Firmware
13 6 (0.035%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.023%) Kamailio
15 3 (0.017%) KVM
15 3 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.012%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 416 (2.41%) Puppet
2 331 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (0.65%) Ansible
4 94 (0.54%) Nagios
5 78 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 77 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 39 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 33 (0.19%) Capistrano
9 28 (0.16%) Salt
10 26 (0.15%) ZABBIX
11 20 (0.12%) WMI
12 18 (0.10%) SCCM
13 17 (0.098%) Tivoli
13 17 (0.098%) Graphite
14 16 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 14 (0.081%) MOM
15 14 (0.081%) Unicenter
16 13 (0.075%) CA LISA
17 12 (0.069%) logstash
17 12 (0.069%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2753 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 1491 (8.63%) Oracle
3 363 (2.10%) Google
4 347 (2.01%) Facebook
5 284 (1.64%) IBM
6 253 (1.46%) Twitter
7 247 (1.43%) hybris
8 207 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 203 (1.17%) SAP
10 167 (0.97%) VMware
11 158 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 142 (0.82%) Zend
13 110 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 99 (0.57%) Adobe
15 97 (0.56%) Apple
16 94 (0.54%) Sybase
16 94 (0.54%) Perforce
16 94 (0.54%) TIBCO
17 90 (0.52%) ATG
18 87 (0.50%) Xamarin
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified negotiable + strong package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus & exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago