The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8890 7201 6832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.47% 6.52% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 8.28% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7639 6327 6260
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95560 86985 95494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.31% 78.74% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76807 71321 81167
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +5 8297 £47,500 - 522
London +3 4210 £55,000 - 218
South East +6 1457 £45,000 - 105
City of London +13 902 £57,500 - 34
East of England +3 591 £45,000 +4.65% 37
Yorkshire +18 561 £40,000 - 42
Surrey +5 514 £47,500 +5.55% 31
South West +12 456 £39,000 -2.50% 33
North West -1 432 £40,000 +6.66% 27
West Yorkshire +24 429 £42,500 -5.55% 30
Leeds +23 369 £45,000 - 26
East Midlands +14 311 £40,000 +3.89% 25
Cambridgeshire +29 262 £41,500 +3.75% 16
Manchester -4 254 £40,000 +11.11% 16
Scotland +3 243 £40,000 +2.56% 10
Cambridge +26 237 £40,000 - 12
Berkshire -5 236 £52,500 +16.66% 19
West Midlands +1 205 £41,000 +1.23% 22
Bristol +11 199 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Hampshire +4 188 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Bedfordshire -5 148 £45,000 - 10
East Sussex +17 142 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Edinburgh +5 140 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Nottinghamshire +25 136 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Brighton +18 135 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wales +15 127 £40,000 - 12
Hertfordshire -12 122 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Nottingham +22 114 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Kent +26 113 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bedford -4 105 £45,000 +5.88% 5

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6765 (40.82%) .NET
2 6426 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6402 (38.63%) C#
4 6046 (36.49%) TDD
5 4775 (28.82%) SQL Server
6 4498 (27.14%) MVC
7 4407 (26.59%) Java
8 4324 (26.09%) HTML
9 4289 (25.88%) ASP.NET
10 4114 (24.83%) JavaScript
11 4063 (24.52%) SQL
12 3622 (21.86%) CSS
13 3317 (20.02%) Finance
14 2768 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2708 (16.34%) jQuery
16 2676 (16.15%) Microsoft
17 2627 (15.85%) WCF
18 2620 (15.81%) OO
19 2613 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
20 2456 (14.82%) BDD
21 2412 (14.56%) Degree
22 2358 (14.23%) Kanban
23 2221 (13.40%) Web Services
24 2189 (13.21%) E-Commerce
25 2134 (12.88%) XML
26 2011 (12.14%) Software Engineering
27 1973 (11.91%) Windows
28 1971 (11.89%) HTML5
29 1970 (11.89%) Project Management
30 1853 (11.18%) Spring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 537 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 525 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 497 (3.00%) Apache
4 487 (2.94%) CMS
5 377 (2.28%) IIS
6 373 (2.25%) Node.js
7 222 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 189 (1.14%) Drupal
9 154 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 152 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
11 146 (0.88%) Confluence
12 141 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 140 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 122 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 110 (0.66%) Umbraco
16 106 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
17 75 (0.45%) Alfresco
18 65 (0.39%) nginx
19 54 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
20 53 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1245 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 224 (1.35%) MS Office
3 183 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 181 (1.09%) MS Project
5 172 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 71 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 54 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 38 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 28 (0.17%) Mingle
10 21 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 18 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 17 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.048%) GIMP
13 8 (0.048%) Open Workbench
14 7 (0.042%) InDesign
14 7 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
15 6 (0.036%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
17 4 (0.024%) FastStats
18 2 (0.012%) Maya
Business Applications
1 140 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 130 (0.78%) Magento
3 30 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (0.14%) Shopify
5 23 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 22 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
7 19 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 18 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
11 13 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
12 12 (0.072%) SunGard APT
13 9 (0.054%) SAP CRM
14 8 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
15 7 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
16 6 (0.036%) Agresso
16 6 (0.036%) assyst
16 6 (0.036%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 428 (2.58%) SaaS
2 212 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (0.51%) GitHub
5 75 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.17%) Force.com
7 28 (0.17%) PaaS
8 25 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.13%) Trello
9 21 (0.13%) Office 365
10 17 (0.10%) Joyent
11 12 (0.072%) Heroku
12 9 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.042%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.036%) IaaS
15 5 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.030%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.024%) Basecamp
16 4 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 857 (5.17%) Internet
2 293 (1.77%) HTTP
3 97 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 61 (0.37%) Intranet
5 58 (0.35%) Broadband
6 54 (0.33%) Firewall
7 45 (0.27%) SSL
8 40 (0.24%) DNS
9 32 (0.19%) SAN
10 30 (0.18%) LDAP
10 30 (0.18%) FTP
11 27 (0.16%) SNMP
12 25 (0.15%) SMS
13 22 (0.13%) VoIP
14 21 (0.13%) RTSP
14 21 (0.13%) IGMP
14 21 (0.13%) HTTPS
15 18 (0.11%) Wireless
16 17 (0.10%) VPN
17 16 (0.097%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4775 (28.82%) SQL Server
2 1155 (6.97%) MySQL
3 1140 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 929 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 736 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 578 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 537 (3.24%) NoSQL
8 461 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 445 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 426 (2.57%) Big Data
11 402 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 366 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
13 305 (1.84%) RDBMS
14 290 (1.75%) Oracle Database
15 282 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 165 (1.00%) Hadoop
17 157 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
18 137 (0.83%) DB2
19 116 (0.70%) Redis
20 103 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1678 (10.13%) NUnit
2 1272 (7.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 1261 (7.61%) Subversion
4 1180 (7.12%) Selenium
5 1111 (6.70%) Git (software)
6 1029 (6.21%) Visual Studio
7 1016 (6.13%) Moq
8 986 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 824 (4.97%) Maven
10 762 (4.60%) JIRA
11 757 (4.57%) Jenkins
12 719 (4.34%) JUnit
13 655 (3.95%) MSTest
14 481 (2.90%) Eclipse
15 432 (2.61%) Cucumber
16 327 (1.97%) Ant
17 321 (1.94%) Hudson
18 304 (1.83%) WebDriver
19 276 (1.67%) SpecFlow
20 275 (1.66%) FitNesse
General
1 3317 (20.02%) Finance
2 1002 (6.05%) Retail
3 970 (5.85%) Games
4 957 (5.78%) Banking
5 872 (5.26%) Marketing
6 592 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 361 (2.18%) Publishing
8 324 (1.96%) Advertising
9 297 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 286 (1.73%) Law
11 283 (1.71%) Back Office
12 156 (0.94%) Legal
13 149 (0.90%) Front Office
14 146 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 136 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 119 (0.72%) Online Betting
17 102 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 70 (0.42%) Music Industry
19 63 (0.38%) Multimedia
20 46 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8691 (52.45%) Developer
2 3224 (19.46%) .NET Developer
3 1859 (11.22%) Senior Developer
4 1857 (11.21%) Analyst
5 1693 (10.22%) C# Developer
6 1678 (10.13%) Java Developer
7 1505 (9.08%) Project Manager
8 1216 (7.34%) Business Analyst
9 1159 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 802 (4.84%) Software Engineer
11 762 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 741 (4.47%) Architect
13 726 (4.38%) Software Developer
14 681 (4.11%) ScrumMaster
15 656 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 644 (3.89%) Web Developer
17 573 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
18 534 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
19 491 (2.96%) Agile Project Manager
20 476 (2.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6765 (40.82%) .NET
2 4324 (26.09%) HTML
3 4289 (25.88%) ASP.NET
4 3622 (21.86%) CSS
5 2768 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2708 (16.34%) jQuery
7 2627 (15.85%) WCF
8 2221 (13.40%) Web Services
9 2134 (12.88%) XML
10 1971 (11.89%) HTML5
11 1853 (11.18%) Spring
12 1663 (10.04%) WPF
13 1639 (9.89%) .NET Framework
14 1429 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1376 (8.30%) Ajax
16 1213 (7.32%) Hibernate
17 1174 (7.08%) CSS3
18 1146 (6.92%) WinForms
19 1126 (6.80%) J2EE
20 1031 (6.22%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1225 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 1048 (6.32%) Open Source
3 809 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 642 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 611 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 417 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 303 (1.83%) Social Network
8 276 (1.67%) Social Media
9 273 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 244 (1.47%) N-Tier
11 232 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 200 (1.21%) Tandem
13 197 (1.19%) Digital Media
14 179 (1.08%) Online Games
15 155 (0.94%) Management Information System
16 152 (0.92%) iPhone
17 148 (0.89%) Derivative
18 133 (0.80%) iPad
19 126 (0.76%) Blackberry
20 121 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1973 (11.91%) Windows
2 1447 (8.73%) Linux
3 709 (4.28%) Android
4 648 (3.91%) UNIX
5 645 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 88 (0.53%) Windows Phone
7 85 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (0.44%) CentOS
9 55 (0.33%) Solaris
10 49 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 41 (0.25%) Debian
13 35 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 29 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 22 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
18 21 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 18 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6426 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6046 (36.49%) TDD
3 4498 (27.14%) MVC
4 2620 (15.81%) OO
5 2613 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
6 2456 (14.82%) BDD
7 2358 (14.23%) Kanban
8 2189 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 2011 (12.14%) Software Engineering
10 1970 (11.89%) Project Management
11 1341 (8.09%) Unit Testing
12 1245 (7.51%) Web Application Development
13 1187 (7.16%) Web Development
14 1178 (7.11%) OOP
15 1012 (6.11%) SOA
16 994 (6.00%) UML
17 987 (5.96%) Waterfall
18 890 (5.37%) PRINCE2
19 876 (5.29%) Dependency Injection
20 839 (5.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6402 (38.63%) C#
2 4407 (26.59%) Java
3 4114 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 4063 (24.52%) SQL
5 1191 (7.19%) PHP
6 973 (5.87%) T-SQL
7 822 (4.96%) C++
8 799 (4.82%) Ruby
9 752 (4.54%) VB.NET
10 659 (3.98%) Python
11 379 (2.29%) VB
11 379 (2.29%) C
12 304 (1.83%) Scala
13 281 (1.70%) Perl
14 261 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 247 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 228 (1.38%) Groovy
17 214 (1.29%) PHP5
18 188 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 187 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2412 (14.56%) Degree
2 997 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 800 (4.83%) MCP
4 784 (4.73%) MCTS
5 777 (4.69%) MCSD
6 768 (4.63%) MCAD
7 545 (3.29%) ISEB
8 279 (1.68%) ISTQB
9 204 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 142 (0.86%) Security Cleared
11 137 (0.83%) PMP
12 100 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 61 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (0.30%) SC Cleared
14 50 (0.30%) HND
15 41 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 37 (0.22%) Sun Certification
17 35 (0.21%) CBAP
18 32 (0.19%) MCITP
19 31 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1646 (9.93%) QA
2 134 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.18%) ISO 8583
4 29 (0.18%) SLA
5 27 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.16%) DICOM
6 23 (0.14%) JTAG
7 18 (0.11%) COBIT
8 15 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.084%) TickIT
10 12 (0.072%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.066%) DO-178B
11 11 (0.066%) IEC 61508
11 11 (0.066%) HL7
11 11 (0.066%) WCAG
12 6 (0.036%) Basel III
12 6 (0.036%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.030%) ISO 9002
14 4 (0.024%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 59 (0.36%) Varnish
2 51 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 30 (0.18%) KVM
5 16 (0.097%) IAG
6 12 (0.072%) LiteSpeed
7 11 (0.066%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.036%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.036%) NFS
9 5 (0.030%) Docker
9 5 (0.030%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.030%) Xen
10 4 (0.024%) Shibboleth
10 4 (0.024%) vCloud
11 3 (0.018%) Squid
11 3 (0.018%) XenApp
12 2 (0.012%) XenServer
12 2 (0.012%) vSphere
13 1 (0.006%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.006%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 279 (1.68%) Puppet
2 249 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 69 (0.42%) Vagrant
5 57 (0.34%) Nagios
6 46 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 21 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.072%) Ganglia
9 10 (0.060%) YUM
10 9 (0.054%) SCCM
10 9 (0.054%) SCOM
11 8 (0.048%) Zenoss
11 8 (0.048%) CFEngine
11 8 (0.048%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (0.048%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.042%) MOM
13 6 (0.036%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.036%) Nessus
14 4 (0.024%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2676 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 1529 (9.23%) Oracle
3 324 (1.96%) JBoss
4 323 (1.95%) Zend
5 241 (1.45%) Adobe
6 225 (1.36%) Facebook
7 220 (1.33%) hybris
8 213 (1.29%) Twitter
8 213 (1.29%) IBM
9 188 (1.13%) Google
10 186 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 159 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 145 (0.88%) Sybase
13 141 (0.85%) SAP
14 140 (0.84%) TIBCO
15 134 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
16 102 (0.62%) HP
17 101 (0.61%) EPiServer
18 90 (0.54%) VMware
19 79 (0.48%) Business Objects
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