The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.02% 12.43% 14.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 12.92% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 39
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 107 178 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.45% 96.22% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 86 150 197
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Scrum as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bedford

Scrum
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Bedford.

Salary trend for Scrum in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) HTML5
4 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
5 12 (54.55%) Web Development
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (50.00%) TDD
7 10 (45.45%) BDD
7 10 (45.45%) Xamarin
7 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (45.45%) SOLID
8 8 (36.36%) Degree
8 8 (36.36%) jQuery
8 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) C++
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 6 (27.27%) MVC
9 6 (27.27%) CSS
9 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 6 (27.27%) CSS3
10 5 (22.73%) gulp
10 5 (22.73%) Grunt
10 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (22.73%) Games
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Vision
11 3 (13.64%) Yocto

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Grunt
2 5 (22.73%) gulp
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (22.73%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
2 15 (68.18%) C# Developer
3 14 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Web Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Angular Developer
4 8 (36.36%) C# Web Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Web Developer
5 7 (31.82%) HTML Developer
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) HTML5
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
7 3 (13.64%) Yocto
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Web Development
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 10 (45.45%) SOLID
5 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Vision
8 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.64%) Physics
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
9 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.09%) Domain Models
9 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 2 (9.09%) System Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
10 1 (4.55%) DSDM
10 1 (4.55%) Kanban
10 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Xamarin
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft