Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 293 597 776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.93% 7.98% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 8.47% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 255 544 703
10th Percentile £47,700 £46,250 £49,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +12.00%

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 4,701 7,048 9,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.16% 94.26% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4,186 6,177 8,465
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
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 11 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 249 (84.98%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (35.49%) JavaScript
3 93 (31.74%) .NET
4 87 (29.69%) Azure
5 83 (28.33%) DevOps
5 83 (28.33%) C#
6 78 (26.62%) Finance
7 73 (24.91%) SQL
8 72 (24.57%) Social Skills
9 71 (24.23%) Kanban
10 60 (20.48%) Software Engineering
11 58 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (19.45%) React
13 52 (17.75%) TypeScript
13 52 (17.75%) Test Automation
13 52 (17.75%) Python
13 52 (17.75%) Microsoft
14 50 (17.06%) AWS
15 49 (16.72%) Node.js
16 48 (16.38%) Microservices
17 47 (16.04%) Java
17 47 (16.04%) TDD
18 46 (15.70%) QA
18 46 (15.70%) HTML
19 45 (15.36%) SQL Server
19 45 (15.36%) CSS
20 44 (15.02%) Coaching
20 44 (15.02%) .NET Core
21 43 (14.68%) Degree
22 42 (14.33%) Docker

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 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.07%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.05%) Confluence
4 5 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.02%) CMS
5 3 (1.02%) Drupal
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.68%) Mendix
6 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) InVision
2 3 (1.02%) Marvel
2 3 (1.02%) Sketch
2 3 (1.02%) UXPin
2 3 (1.02%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.34%) Mingle
3 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (7.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (29.69%) Azure
2 50 (17.06%) AWS
3 31 (10.58%) Power Platform
4 28 (9.56%) Dynamics 365
5 24 (8.19%) PowerApps
6 21 (7.17%) GitHub
7 18 (6.14%) SaaS
8 17 (5.80%) Serverless
9 10 (3.41%) Azure Functions
10 9 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (2.73%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (2.73%) Azure Logic Apps
12 7 (2.39%) AWS Fargate
12 7 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.39%) GCP
13 5 (1.71%) Power Automate
14 3 (1.02%) Amazon SageMaker
14 3 (1.02%) AWS Step Functions
14 3 (1.02%) BrowserStack
14 3 (1.02%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.39%) HTTP
2 3 (1.02%) WebEx
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.48%) MySQL
6 14 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.78%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.10%) Redis
8 10 (3.41%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.41%) Power BI
9 9 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.73%) InfluxDB
11 7 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.71%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.37%) Big Data
13 4 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 34 (11.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 31 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 26 (8.87%) JIRA
3 26 (8.87%) TeamCity
4 22 (7.51%) Visual Studio
5 20 (6.83%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.46%) Selenium
7 13 (4.44%) Artifactory
8 9 (3.07%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.07%) NUnit
9 8 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (2.39%) Postman
11 6 (2.05%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 5 (1.71%) GitLab
12 5 (1.71%) Gradle
12 5 (1.71%) webpack
13 4 (1.37%) Cypress.io
13 4 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 78 (26.62%) Finance
2 72 (24.57%) Social Skills
3 31 (10.58%) Banking
4 24 (8.19%) Marketing
5 17 (5.80%) Private Banking
6 16 (5.46%) Retail
7 14 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.07%) Front Office
9 8 (2.73%) Public Sector
10 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
11 6 (2.05%) Electronics
11 6 (2.05%) Games
11 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.71%) Back Office
13 4 (1.37%) Advertising
13 4 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
14 3 (1.02%) Legal
14 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (26.62%) Developer
2 30 (10.24%) Software Engineer
3 25 (8.53%) Senior Developer
4 23 (7.85%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (6.83%) Consultant
6 20 (6.83%) Technical Leader
7 19 (6.48%) Product Manager
8 17 (5.80%) Analyst
8 17 (5.80%) Technical Consultant
9 15 (5.12%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.12%) Lead Developer
10 13 (4.44%) Data Engineer
10 13 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.44%) React Developer
11 12 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 12 (4.10%) Scrum Master
12 10 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.41%) Development Manager
13 9 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (31.74%) .NET
2 57 (19.45%) React
3 49 (16.72%) Node.js
4 46 (15.70%) HTML
5 45 (15.36%) CSS
6 44 (15.02%) .NET Core
7 27 (9.22%) .NET Framework
7 27 (9.22%) REST
7 27 (9.22%) XML
8 26 (8.87%) GraphQL
9 25 (8.53%) AngularJS
10 24 (8.19%) ASP.NET
10 24 (8.19%) XSD
11 23 (7.85%) Web Services
12 20 (6.83%) JSON
13 19 (6.48%) WCF
14 17 (5.80%) Next.js
15 15 (5.12%) HTML5
15 15 (5.12%) RESTful
16 10 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.95%) User Experience
2 12 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.41%) Derivative
5 8 (2.73%) Clustering
5 8 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.02%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) W3C
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.87%) Windows
2 18 (6.14%) Linux
3 11 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.71%) Android
4 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (84.98%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (28.33%) DevOps
3 71 (24.23%) Kanban
4 60 (20.48%) Software Engineering
5 58 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (17.75%) Test Automation
7 48 (16.38%) Microservices
8 47 (16.04%) TDD
9 44 (15.02%) Coaching
10 35 (11.95%) BDD
10 35 (11.95%) Fintech
10 35 (11.95%) SDLC
10 35 (11.95%) Web Development
11 27 (9.22%) OO
11 27 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (8.87%) CRM
13 25 (8.53%) Mentoring
13 25 (8.53%) OOD
13 25 (8.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 22 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (35.49%) JavaScript
2 83 (28.33%) C#
3 73 (24.91%) SQL
4 52 (17.75%) Python
4 52 (17.75%) TypeScript
5 47 (16.04%) Java
6 20 (6.83%) PowerShell
7 18 (6.14%) Go
7 18 (6.14%) Perl
8 14 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.10%) C++
10 6 (2.05%) ES6
10 6 (2.05%) Scala
11 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.71%) ES7
11 5 (1.71%) R
12 4 (1.37%) C
12 4 (1.37%) Java 8
12 4 (1.37%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (14.68%) Degree
2 7 (2.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.02%) CSPO
3 3 (1.02%) PhD
3 3 (1.02%) SANS
3 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (15.70%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) EMIR
2 4 (1.37%) MiFID
3 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.02%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) PSD2
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (14.33%) Docker
2 20 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (7.17%) Ansible
1 21 (7.17%) Terraform
2 13 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.75%) Puppet
3 11 (3.75%) Rancher
4 8 (2.73%) Grafana
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 52 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.19%) VMware
3 9 (3.07%) Oracle
4 7 (2.39%) SAP
5 6 (2.05%) Google
6 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.02%) Cadence
7 3 (1.02%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.68%) Databricks
8 2 (0.68%) HP
8 2 (0.68%) Pega
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.34%) Apple
9 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.34%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.34%) Sybase