Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 302 712 785
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.41% 7.96% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 8.49% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 310 653 738
Median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +9.76%
10th Percentile £51,250 £44,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £103,875 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +12.50%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,493 8,384 9,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.39% 93.69% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,938 7,307 8,629
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the City of London.

Salary trend for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 258 (85.43%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (41.39%) JavaScript
3 97 (32.12%) .NET
4 94 (31.13%) Finance
5 85 (28.15%) SQL
6 79 (26.16%) Azure
7 76 (25.17%) DevOps
8 73 (24.17%) HTML
9 70 (23.18%) CSS
10 69 (22.85%) Microsoft
11 65 (21.52%) Kanban
12 64 (21.19%) Java
13 60 (19.87%) C#
14 59 (19.54%) Python
14 59 (19.54%) Web Development
15 57 (18.87%) Degree
16 55 (18.21%) Banking
17 53 (17.55%) TDD
18 51 (16.89%) CRM
18 51 (16.89%) Power Platform
19 48 (15.89%) ASP.NET
20 46 (15.23%) OO
20 46 (15.23%) TypeScript
21 45 (14.90%) React
21 45 (14.90%) Dynamics CRM
22 44 (14.57%) XML
23 42 (13.91%) SQL Server
23 42 (13.91%) .NET Core
24 41 (13.58%) Node.js
24 41 (13.58%) REST

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.32%) SAS
4 3 (0.99%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.33%) Mendix
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) InVision
2 5 (1.66%) Sketch
3 2 (0.66%) Marvel
3 2 (0.66%) UXPin
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.33%) Figma
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 45 (14.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.64%) Siebel CRM
3 4 (1.32%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.66%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 79 (26.16%) Azure
2 51 (16.89%) Power Platform
3 40 (13.25%) AWS
4 39 (12.91%) Dynamics 365
5 23 (7.62%) SaaS
6 20 (6.62%) PowerApps
7 11 (3.64%) GitHub
8 10 (3.31%) Amazon SageMaker
9 9 (2.98%) npm
9 9 (2.98%) Serverless
10 7 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.32%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (1.99%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.99%) PaaS
12 5 (1.66%) GCP
12 5 (1.66%) IaaS
12 5 (1.66%) NuGet
13 4 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) HTTP
2 4 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.63%) MySQL
4 16 (5.30%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.97%) Power BI
5 12 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.64%) Siebel EIM
7 10 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.98%) Redis
9 8 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.32%) Data Lake
10 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.99%) Delta Lake
11 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (12.25%) Visual Studio
2 28 (9.27%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.29%) JIRA
4 17 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.97%) Selenium
5 15 (4.97%) TeamCity
6 14 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.98%) GitLab
9 7 (2.32%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.32%) NUnit
10 6 (1.99%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.32%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.32%) Postman
12 4 (1.32%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.99%) JUnit
13 3 (0.99%) PostCSS
13 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 94 (31.13%) Finance
2 55 (18.21%) Banking
3 36 (11.92%) Private Banking
4 21 (6.95%) Marketing
5 12 (3.97%) Front Office
5 12 (3.97%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.98%) Electronics
6 9 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.98%) Retail
6 9 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Games
8 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (29.47%) Developer
2 37 (12.25%) Lead Developer
3 24 (7.95%) Product Manager
4 22 (7.28%) .NET Developer
5 19 (6.29%) Software Engineer
5 19 (6.29%) Technical Leader
6 18 (5.96%) Consultant
7 17 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (5.30%) Analyst
9 14 (4.64%) Engineering Manager
9 14 (4.64%) Technical Manager
10 13 (4.30%) Architect
10 13 (4.30%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.30%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (3.64%) Data Scientist
12 11 (3.64%) Scrum Master
13 10 (3.31%) Senior Data Scientist
14 9 (2.98%) Digital Product Manager
14 9 (2.98%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (32.12%) .NET
2 73 (24.17%) HTML
3 70 (23.18%) CSS
4 48 (15.89%) ASP.NET
5 45 (14.90%) React
6 44 (14.57%) XML
7 42 (13.91%) .NET Core
8 41 (13.58%) Node.js
8 41 (13.58%) REST
9 39 (12.91%) Web Services
10 38 (12.58%) XSD
11 37 (12.25%) WCF
12 27 (8.94%) .NET Framework
13 25 (8.28%) GraphQL
14 24 (7.95%) HTML5
15 22 (7.28%) AngularJS
16 19 (6.29%) CSS3
16 19 (6.29%) SOAP
17 17 (5.63%) Next.js
18 16 (5.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.92%) User Experience
2 16 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.32%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.32%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.32%) FMCG
10 3 (0.99%) PMI
10 3 (0.99%) W3C
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Derivative
11 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.97%) Linux
2 11 (3.64%) Windows
3 5 (1.66%) Unix
3 5 (1.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.66%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (85.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (25.17%) DevOps
3 65 (21.52%) Kanban
4 59 (19.54%) Web Development
5 53 (17.55%) TDD
6 51 (16.89%) CRM
7 46 (15.23%) OO
8 40 (13.25%) Coaching
8 40 (13.25%) Microservices
8 40 (13.25%) OOD
8 40 (13.25%) Software Engineering
9 39 (12.91%) SDLC
10 38 (12.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 37 (12.25%) Test Automation
12 34 (11.26%) Fintech
13 33 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (8.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (41.39%) JavaScript
2 85 (28.15%) SQL
3 64 (21.19%) Java
4 60 (19.87%) C#
5 59 (19.54%) Python
6 46 (15.23%) TypeScript
7 26 (8.61%) Go
8 17 (5.63%) Perl
9 12 (3.97%) R
10 9 (2.98%) C++
10 9 (2.98%) Ruby
11 8 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.32%) ES6
13 6 (1.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.99%) ES7
13 6 (1.99%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.32%) C
15 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (18.87%) Degree
2 10 (3.31%) PhD
3 6 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.99%) CSPO
4 3 (0.99%) ISEB
4 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.99%) SANS
4 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.25%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) PSD2
2 3 (0.99%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) MiFID
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (11.26%) Docker
2 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.30%) Ansible
3 11 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.31%) Puppet
5 7 (2.32%) Terraform
6 5 (1.66%) Rancher
7 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (22.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.30%) SAP
3 11 (3.64%) Siebel
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle
5 7 (2.32%) VMware
6 6 (1.99%) Databricks
6 6 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.66%) Adobe
8 4 (1.32%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.32%) Google
8 4 (1.32%) hybris
8 4 (1.32%) Informatica
8 4 (1.32%) New Relic
8 4 (1.32%) Talend
9 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.66%) Cadence
10 2 (0.66%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.66%) Spotify
11 1 (0.33%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft