Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -38 0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 24 135 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.70% 9.26% 8.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 10.14% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 151 138
Bedfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £71,775
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 790 1,331 1,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.96% 91.29% 90.39%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,126 1,413
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,300
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -4 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Luton -23 8 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Bedford -1 7 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (33.33%) Selenium
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 8 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Big Data
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (25.00%) Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (16.67%) Ninject
6 4 (16.67%) Spring.NET
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 8 (33.33%) Ranorex
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) MSTest
2 4 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data Manager
3 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Analytics Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Technical Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Technical Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Ninject
2 4 (16.67%) Spring.NET
2 4 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Laravel
4 1 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (16.67%) Social Network
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) SDLC
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) CRM
3 6 (25.00%) Kanban
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (16.67%) MVVM
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Facebook
1 4 (16.67%) Twitter
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft