Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 5,998 11,629 15,240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.27% 8.55% 9.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 9.28% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,328 9,855 13,346
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +3.92%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 66,954 125,307 153,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.30% 92.17% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54,004 99,466 124,634
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in England

Scrum
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in England.

Salary trend for Scrum in England

Scrum
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in England over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in England

Scrum
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the England region over the 6 months to 7 July 2020. 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 -5 2,788 £67,500 +3.85% 164
South East +1 1,249 £55,000 +7.84% 106
North of England +7 770 £50,000 +6.10% 122
South West +1 558 £51,593 +14.65% 72
Midlands -10 370 £50,000 +5.26% 63
Yorkshire +15 366 £50,000 +11.11% 47
North West 0 364 £50,000 - 64
East of England -2 268 £55,000 - 40
West Midlands -9 218 £52,500 +10.53% 39
East Midlands -9 151 £50,000 +8.77% 24
North East -24 40 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 5,455 (90.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2,029 (33.83%) JavaScript
3 1,858 (30.98%) C#
4 1,814 (30.24%) .NET
5 1,649 (27.49%) Azure
6 1,605 (26.76%) TDD
7 1,563 (26.06%) Kanban
8 1,410 (23.51%) Finance
9 1,404 (23.41%) AWS
10 1,374 (22.91%) Java
11 1,259 (20.99%) AngularJS
12 1,244 (20.74%) DevOps
13 1,204 (20.07%) SQL
14 1,183 (19.72%) Microservices
15 1,128 (18.81%) SQL Server
16 1,120 (18.67%) React
17 1,062 (17.71%) Software Engineering
18 1,054 (17.57%) HTML
19 1,005 (16.76%) CSS
19 1,005 (16.76%) BDD
20 979 (16.32%) Git (software)
21 954 (15.91%) .NET Core
22 933 (15.56%) Test Automation
23 887 (14.79%) Docker
24 879 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
25 877 (14.62%) Microsoft
26 875 (14.59%) JIRA
27 868 (14.47%) ASP.NET
28 848 (14.14%) MVC
29 831 (13.85%) Node.js

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 444 (7.40%) Confluence
2 394 (6.57%) Elasticsearch
3 145 (2.42%) CMS
4 105 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 93 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 72 (1.20%) Apache
7 71 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 69 (1.15%) EPiServer
8 69 (1.15%) IIS
9 55 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 52 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 52 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 35 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 30 (0.50%) WordPress
13 27 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.37%) Kentico
15 21 (0.35%) DNN
15 21 (0.35%) Immediacy CMS
15 21 (0.35%) Sitefinity
16 20 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 122 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 35 (0.58%) Chatbot
5 34 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 32 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 30 (0.50%) Sketch
8 27 (0.45%) Figma
9 15 (0.25%) InVision
10 13 (0.22%) Zeplin
11 12 (0.20%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.15%) Adobe XD
14 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (0.10%) InDesign
15 4 (0.067%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.067%) LibreOffice
15 4 (0.067%) Marvel
16 3 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.050%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 86 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.77%) Magento
3 16 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 15 (0.25%) Shopify
5 14 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 12 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 10 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.13%) BASE24
8 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.13%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.10%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.083%) Maximo
11 4 (0.067%) Eikon
11 4 (0.067%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.067%) OpenText MBPM
11 4 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.067%) StreamServe
11 4 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.050%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.050%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,649 (27.49%) Azure
2 1,404 (23.41%) AWS
3 374 (6.24%) SaaS
4 304 (5.07%) GCP
5 184 (3.07%) Serverless
6 160 (2.67%) GitHub
7 123 (2.05%) Power Platform
8 107 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
9 106 (1.77%) PaaS
10 89 (1.48%) OpenShift
11 87 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
12 82 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 73 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
14 72 (1.20%) Office 365
15 68 (1.13%) Amazon S3
16 58 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
17 54 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
18 48 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
19 46 (0.77%) npm
20 45 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 101 (1.68%) Internet
2 98 (1.63%) HTTP
3 55 (0.92%) Skype
4 44 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.65%) Firewall
6 33 (0.55%) DNS
7 23 (0.38%) FTP
8 22 (0.37%) VPN
9 18 (0.30%) SSL
10 16 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.25%) Broadband
11 15 (0.25%) DMZ
12 13 (0.22%) Network Security
12 13 (0.22%) VoIP
13 12 (0.20%) OSPF
14 10 (0.17%) ATM
14 10 (0.17%) SMTP
14 10 (0.17%) Wireshark
15 8 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,128 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 563 (9.39%) MongoDB
3 322 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 322 (5.37%) SQL Server 2019
4 266 (4.43%) MySQL
5 238 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 229 (3.82%) Big Data
7 170 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 128 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 126 (2.10%) Redis
10 114 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 111 (1.85%) Power BI
12 89 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 83 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 80 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 72 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 63 (1.05%) Apache Hive
17 59 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 56 (0.93%) Blockchain
19 52 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 979 (16.32%) Git (software)
2 875 (14.59%) JIRA
3 578 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 376 (6.27%) Selenium
5 229 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 223 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 203 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 185 (3.08%) Maven
9 181 (3.02%) TeamCity
10 169 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 168 (2.80%) JUnit
12 125 (2.08%) Bitbucket
12 125 (2.08%) SpecFlow
13 124 (2.07%) WebDriver
14 117 (1.95%) NUnit
15 106 (1.77%) webpack
16 87 (1.45%) SoapUI
17 83 (1.38%) Subversion
18 81 (1.35%) Jasmine
18 81 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 1,410 (23.51%) Finance
2 354 (5.90%) Retail
3 341 (5.69%) Banking
4 275 (4.58%) Marketing
5 227 (3.78%) Games
6 169 (2.82%) Front Office
7 125 (2.08%) Public Sector
8 87 (1.45%) Legal
9 84 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 70 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 65 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 57 (0.95%) Law
13 48 (0.80%) Automotive
13 48 (0.80%) Back Office
14 47 (0.78%) Advertising
15 40 (0.67%) Electronics
16 39 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 37 (0.62%) Local Government
18 32 (0.53%) Publishing
19 29 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,585 (43.10%) Developer
2 857 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 557 (9.29%) C# Developer
4 458 (7.64%) Senior Developer
5 415 (6.92%) Java Developer
6 403 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 399 (6.65%) Analyst
8 397 (6.62%) Software Engineer
9 289 (4.82%) Scrum Master
10 275 (4.58%) Software Developer
11 264 (4.40%) Project Manager
12 258 (4.30%) Business Analyst
13 251 (4.18%) Architect
14 221 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
15 209 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 201 (3.35%) Lead Developer
17 188 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
18 156 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
19 153 (2.55%) Product Manager
20 134 (2.23%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,814 (30.24%) .NET
2 1,259 (20.99%) AngularJS
3 1,120 (18.67%) React
4 1,054 (17.57%) HTML
5 1,005 (16.76%) CSS
6 954 (15.91%) .NET Core
7 868 (14.47%) ASP.NET
8 831 (13.85%) Node.js
9 730 (12.17%) .NET Framework
10 722 (12.04%) Web Services
11 646 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 568 (9.47%) Vue.js
13 535 (8.92%) REST
14 521 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 466 (7.77%) Entity Framework
16 449 (7.49%) RESTful
17 412 (6.87%) HTML5
18 371 (6.19%) Spring
19 272 (4.53%) SOAP
20 244 (4.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 508 (8.47%) User Experience
2 419 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 414 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 206 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 164 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 159 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 125 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 116 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 90 (1.50%) Derivative
10 88 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 85 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 83 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 83 (1.38%) Hedge funds
13 64 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 64 (1.07%) Tandem
14 53 (0.88%) Cloud Native
15 49 (0.82%) Blog
16 46 (0.77%) Equities
17 44 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 44 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 413 (6.89%) Linux
2 341 (5.69%) Windows
3 140 (2.33%) Unix
4 133 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 127 (2.12%) Android
6 46 (0.77%) CentOS
7 43 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 39 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.23%) CoreOS
12 13 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
14 11 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.15%) Debian
15 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
16 5 (0.083%) Fedora
16 5 (0.083%) Solaris
17 4 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,455 (90.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,605 (26.76%) TDD
3 1,563 (26.06%) Kanban
4 1,244 (20.74%) DevOps
5 1,183 (19.72%) Microservices
6 1,062 (17.71%) Software Engineering
7 1,005 (16.76%) BDD
8 933 (15.56%) Test Automation
9 879 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
10 848 (14.14%) MVC
11 630 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
12 560 (9.34%) SDLC
13 518 (8.64%) Mentoring
14 502 (8.37%) User Stories
15 483 (8.05%) Fintech
16 462 (7.70%) Project Management
17 429 (7.15%) Analytics
18 422 (7.04%) OO
19 396 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
20 392 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,029 (33.83%) JavaScript
2 1,858 (30.98%) C#
3 1,374 (22.91%) Java
4 1,204 (20.07%) SQL
5 710 (11.84%) Python
6 669 (11.15%) TypeScript
7 272 (4.53%) C++
8 194 (3.23%) PHP
9 189 (3.15%) Java 8
10 179 (2.98%) T-SQL
11 177 (2.95%) C
12 148 (2.47%) Ruby
13 141 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 136 (2.27%) Scala
15 121 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 112 (1.87%) Kotlin
17 110 (1.83%) ES6
18 98 (1.63%) R
19 73 (1.22%) F#
20 70 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 702 (11.70%) Degree
2 262 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 173 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 140 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 93 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 91 (1.52%) ISEB
7 65 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 62 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 51 (0.85%) PMP
10 35 (0.58%) Master's Degree
11 26 (0.43%) AWS Certification
12 17 (0.28%) IIBA
12 17 (0.28%) MCP
13 15 (0.25%) CISSP
13 15 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (0.22%) CBAP
14 13 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (0.15%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 556 (9.27%) QA
2 40 (0.67%) GDPR
3 29 (0.48%) PMO
4 28 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.35%) SLA
6 20 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.22%) NIST
8 10 (0.17%) DICOM
9 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.13%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.083%) COBIT
12 3 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.050%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.050%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.050%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.033%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.033%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.033%) PSD2
13 2 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 887 (14.79%) Docker
2 84 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.67%) vSphere
5 34 (0.57%) HDFS
6 15 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.23%) NDS
8 13 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 11 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.17%) Postfix
11 9 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.13%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.083%) ACF2
14 5 (0.083%) Firmware
14 5 (0.083%) oVirt
14 5 (0.083%) RACF
14 5 (0.083%) RHEV
14 5 (0.083%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 562 (9.37%) Kubernetes
2 233 (3.88%) Terraform
3 212 (3.53%) Ansible
4 134 (2.23%) Puppet
5 119 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 23 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (0.38%) Kibana
8 21 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.30%) Oozie
9 18 (0.30%) Packer
9 18 (0.30%) SCCM
10 15 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
10 15 (0.25%) Grafana
10 15 (0.25%) Mesos
11 14 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (0.20%) Cobbler
12 12 (0.20%) HP ALM
12 12 (0.20%) Nagios
12 12 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 877 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 289 (4.82%) Oracle
3 268 (4.47%) Google
4 125 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 118 (1.97%) SAP
6 113 (1.88%) IBM
7 99 (1.65%) VMware
8 97 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 74 (1.23%) Tableau
10 72 (1.20%) Adobe
11 68 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 65 (1.08%) Red Hat
13 41 (0.68%) HP
14 39 (0.65%) hybris
15 36 (0.60%) Bloomberg
16 35 (0.58%) CA
17 33 (0.55%) Xamarin
18 32 (0.53%) Apple
18 32 (0.53%) Pardot
19 31 (0.52%) Cloudera