Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 31 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 380 378 831
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.80% 7.21% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 7.63% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 341 355 742
10th Percentile £48,750 £49,000 £49,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £98,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 5,330 4,952 9,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.42% 94.40% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,770 4,349 8,559
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.87% +1.95%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the City of London region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
London Bridge +7 4 £87,500 +94.44%
Scrum
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 333 (87.63%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (30.26%) C#
3 114 (30.00%) DevOps
4 113 (29.74%) .NET
5 112 (29.47%) Azure
6 105 (27.63%) Finance
7 103 (27.11%) Social Skills
8 93 (24.47%) React
9 88 (23.16%) SQL
10 86 (22.63%) JavaScript
11 77 (20.26%) Software Engineering
12 73 (19.21%) TDD
12 73 (19.21%) Kanban
13 71 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (18.16%) Microservices
15 68 (17.89%) .NET Core
16 66 (17.37%) User Experience
17 65 (17.11%) AWS
18 63 (16.58%) Node.js
19 61 (16.05%) Docker
20 59 (15.53%) Java
21 57 (15.00%) Python
21 57 (15.00%) QA
22 55 (14.47%) Test Automation
22 55 (14.47%) Coaching
23 54 (14.21%) User Stories
23 54 (14.21%) SQL Server
24 53 (13.95%) JIRA
25 51 (13.42%) HTML
26 50 (13.16%) CSS

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 22 (5.79%) Confluence
2 15 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.42%) CMS
4 11 (2.89%) Apache Solr
4 11 (2.89%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.89%) Drupal
5 6 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.53%) Mendix
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.26%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.58%) InVision
2 3 (0.79%) Marvel
2 3 (0.79%) Sketch
2 3 (0.79%) UXPin
2 3 (0.79%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.26%) Mingle
4 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 112 (29.47%) Azure
2 65 (17.11%) AWS
3 30 (7.89%) Power Platform
4 17 (4.47%) Serverless
5 16 (4.21%) GitHub
6 15 (3.95%) SaaS
7 13 (3.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (3.42%) Azure Functions
7 13 (3.42%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (2.63%) GCP
9 9 (2.37%) PowerApps
10 8 (2.11%) Azure Logic Apps
11 5 (1.32%) Force.com
11 5 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
11 5 (1.32%) PaaS
11 5 (1.32%) Power Automate
12 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.05%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.79%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.79%) WebEx
2 2 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 29 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.58%) MySQL
5 24 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (6.32%) Power BI
6 17 (4.47%) Redis
6 17 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (2.63%) Tableau
11 9 (2.37%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.11%) InfluxDB
12 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.84%) Big Data
14 6 (1.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 53 (13.95%) JIRA
2 44 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 31 (8.16%) TeamCity
5 27 (7.11%) Jenkins
6 19 (5.00%) Selenium
7 15 (3.95%) NUnit
8 14 (3.68%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (2.89%) webpack
11 9 (2.37%) Artifactory
11 9 (2.37%) Postman
12 8 (2.11%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.84%) Gradle
13 7 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.84%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.58%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 4 (1.05%) Maven
15 4 (1.05%) Mockito
16 3 (0.79%) Balsamiq
General
1 105 (27.63%) Finance
2 103 (27.11%) Social Skills
3 27 (7.11%) Presentation Skills
4 23 (6.05%) Banking
5 18 (4.74%) Marketing
6 17 (4.47%) Retail
7 13 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.42%) Publishing
8 10 (2.63%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.37%) Back Office
10 6 (1.58%) Games
11 5 (1.32%) Front Office
12 4 (1.05%) Advertising
12 4 (1.05%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.79%) Law
13 3 (0.79%) Legal
14 2 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.26%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.26%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 123 (32.37%) Developer
2 51 (13.42%) Senior Developer
3 46 (12.11%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.74%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.89%) Analyst
5 30 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 29 (7.63%) C# Developer
7 28 (7.37%) Business Analyst
8 26 (6.84%) Agile Project Manager
8 26 (6.84%) Product Owner
9 24 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (5.26%) React Developer
13 19 (5.00%) Agile Product Owner
13 19 (5.00%) Data Engineer
13 19 (5.00%) Lead Developer
14 18 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
16 14 (3.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (29.74%) .NET
2 93 (24.47%) React
3 68 (17.89%) .NET Core
4 63 (16.58%) Node.js
5 51 (13.42%) HTML
6 50 (13.16%) CSS
7 43 (11.32%) Web Services
8 32 (8.42%) AngularJS
9 29 (7.63%) .NET Framework
10 28 (7.37%) RESTful
11 25 (6.58%) Express
12 23 (6.05%) JSON
12 23 (6.05%) REST
13 20 (5.26%) GraphQL
14 19 (5.00%) Spring
15 18 (4.74%) HTML5
16 17 (4.47%) Spring Boot
17 15 (3.95%) React Native
18 14 (3.68%) Next.js
19 12 (3.16%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.37%) User Experience
2 21 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (3.16%) Derivative
5 12 (3.16%) Legacy Systems
6 11 (2.89%) Equities
7 9 (2.37%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.11%) Clustering
9 7 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.32%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.32%) PMI
12 4 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.32%) Windows
2 16 (4.21%) Linux
3 8 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.05%) Android
4 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) Unix
5 3 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (87.63%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (30.00%) DevOps
3 77 (20.26%) Software Engineering
4 73 (19.21%) Kanban
4 73 (19.21%) TDD
5 71 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (18.16%) Microservices
7 55 (14.47%) Coaching
7 55 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 54 (14.21%) User Stories
9 46 (12.11%) BDD
10 41 (10.79%) SDLC
11 39 (10.26%) Product Backlog
12 34 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (8.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 33 (8.68%) Product Roadmap
13 33 (8.68%) SOLID
14 32 (8.42%) Mentoring
14 32 (8.42%) Project Delivery
14 32 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (30.26%) C#
2 88 (23.16%) SQL
3 86 (22.63%) JavaScript
4 59 (15.53%) Java
5 57 (15.00%) Python
6 38 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 24 (6.32%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.74%) Go
9 16 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.95%) Perl
11 13 (3.42%) C++
12 8 (2.11%) Scala
13 7 (1.84%) C
13 7 (1.84%) ES6
14 5 (1.32%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.32%) ES7
14 5 (1.32%) SOQL
15 4 (1.05%) Java 8
15 4 (1.05%) Ruby
15 4 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (12.63%) Degree
2 6 (1.58%) ISTQB
2 6 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.05%) CSPO
4 4 (1.05%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.79%) SANS
6 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.00%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.05%) EMIR
4 4 (1.05%) MiFID
5 3 (0.79%) SLA
5 3 (0.79%) WCAG
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
6 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (16.05%) Docker
2 19 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 35 (9.21%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.26%) Terraform
3 17 (4.47%) Ansible
4 10 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.37%) Grafana
6 8 (2.11%) Puppet
6 8 (2.11%) Rancher
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.53%) Consul
8 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.53%) Packer
9 1 (0.26%) Control-M
9 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 41 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.53%) VMware
3 15 (3.95%) Oracle
4 12 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.89%) Quadient
6 8 (2.11%) Fidessa
7 6 (1.58%) Google
8 5 (1.32%) Databricks
8 5 (1.32%) HP
9 4 (1.05%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.05%) Concur
9 4 (1.05%) Sage
9 4 (1.05%) SAP
9 4 (1.05%) Sun
10 3 (0.79%) Cadence
10 3 (0.79%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.53%) IBM
11 2 (0.53%) Pega