Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 4,658 9,887 12,403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.34% 8.48% 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 9.20% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4,544 8,312 10,943
Median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 51,587 107,457 129,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.41% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42,238 86,740 104,643
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 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 -3 1,895 £70,000 +7.69% 353
South East +7 958 £55,000 +6.80% 168
North of England -13 600 £47,500 -1.04% 175
South West +6 570 £50,000 - 106
Midlands +1 384 £52,500 +9.38% 96
Yorkshire -10 299 £47,500 -1.04% 70
West Midlands +10 238 £55,000 +10.00% 63
North West -29 227 £47,500 -5.00% 88
East of England -5 199 £60,000 +4.35% 78
East Midlands +2 146 £47,500 +5.56% 33
North East +18 74 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 4,215 (90.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,539 (33.04%) JavaScript
3 1,400 (30.06%) DevOps
4 1,236 (26.53%) Azure
5 1,222 (26.23%) Java
6 1,147 (24.62%) .NET
7 1,105 (23.72%) C#
8 1,023 (21.96%) AWS
9 1,007 (21.62%) SQL
10 923 (19.82%) TDD
11 917 (19.69%) Docker
12 914 (19.62%) Finance
13 879 (18.87%) Microservices
14 873 (18.74%) Git (software)
15 848 (18.21%) Kanban
16 839 (18.01%) HTML
17 823 (17.67%) Software Engineering
18 818 (17.56%) CSS
19 716 (15.37%) Test Automation
20 697 (14.96%) JIRA
21 653 (14.02%) Kubernetes
22 635 (13.63%) Python
23 624 (13.40%) SQL Server
24 618 (13.27%) React
24 618 (13.27%) AngularJS
25 608 (13.05%) .NET Core
26 557 (11.96%) Microsoft
27 548 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
28 504 (10.82%) Degree
29 497 (10.67%) Mentoring

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
1 332 (7.13%) Confluence
2 96 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 57 (1.22%) CMS
5 47 (1.01%) SAS
6 44 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 34 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 34 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 32 (0.69%) NServiceBus
9 31 (0.67%) Apache
9 31 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 29 (0.62%) IIS
11 24 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 23 (0.49%) JBoss
13 21 (0.45%) nginx
13 21 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
14 16 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 44 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (0.75%) InVision
3 33 (0.71%) Sketch
4 30 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.34%) Zeplin
7 15 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.30%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (0.17%) Figma
11 6 (0.13%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.043%) Simulink
13 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.021%) Marvel
13 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 91 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (0.32%) Siebel CRM
4 12 (0.26%) Magento
5 10 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.17%) Shopify
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.086%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.086%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.064%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.064%) Maximo
9 3 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,236 (26.53%) Azure
2 1,023 (21.96%) AWS
3 328 (7.04%) SaaS
4 315 (6.76%) GCP
5 171 (3.67%) Power Platform
6 168 (3.61%) PaaS
7 135 (2.90%) Serverless
8 130 (2.79%) GitHub
9 108 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 81 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
11 70 (1.50%) IaaS
12 58 (1.25%) OpenShift
13 57 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
13 57 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
14 51 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
14 51 (1.09%) npm
15 50 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
16 45 (0.97%) Amazon EKS
17 41 (0.88%) Office 365
18 38 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (1.50%) HTTP
2 62 (1.33%) Skype
3 51 (1.09%) DNS
4 39 (0.84%) Firewall
5 32 (0.69%) Internet
5 32 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 29 (0.62%) OSPF
7 20 (0.43%) VPN
8 17 (0.36%) IPv4
9 16 (0.34%) VLAN
9 16 (0.34%) WAN
10 15 (0.32%) LAN
11 14 (0.30%) FTP
11 14 (0.30%) SMTP
12 13 (0.28%) IMAP
13 11 (0.24%) Network Security
14 10 (0.21%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.19%) HTTPS
16 8 (0.17%) Bluetooth
17 6 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 256 (5.50%) NoSQL
3 240 (5.15%) MongoDB
4 222 (4.77%) MySQL
5 207 (4.44%) Big Data
6 205 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 194 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
8 122 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 111 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 111 (2.38%) Power BI
10 95 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 93 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 62 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 56 (1.20%) Data Lake
14 49 (1.05%) Pentaho
15 48 (1.03%) Apache Hive
16 47 (1.01%) Redis
17 46 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
17 46 (0.99%) RDBMS
18 45 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 873 (18.74%) Git (software)
2 697 (14.96%) JIRA
3 429 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 306 (6.57%) Selenium
5 155 (3.33%) GitLab
6 153 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 143 (3.07%) TeamCity
8 136 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 130 (2.79%) Maven
10 122 (2.62%) JUnit
11 117 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 112 (2.40%) Bitbucket
13 104 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 86 (1.85%) Artifactory
15 84 (1.80%) WebDriver
16 83 (1.78%) SpecFlow
17 77 (1.65%) NUnit
18 72 (1.55%) Subversion
19 67 (1.44%) Appium
20 65 (1.40%) Postman
General
1 914 (19.62%) Finance
2 283 (6.08%) Public Sector
3 226 (4.85%) Marketing
4 201 (4.32%) Banking
5 174 (3.74%) Retail
6 126 (2.71%) Games
7 115 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 92 (1.98%) Electronics
8 92 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 78 (1.67%) Law
10 60 (1.29%) Front Office
11 49 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 45 (0.97%) Legal
13 41 (0.88%) Private Banking
14 38 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.73%) Publishing
16 29 (0.62%) Automotive
17 24 (0.52%) Online Betting
18 22 (0.47%) Billing
19 21 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,853 (39.78%) Developer
2 411 (8.82%) .NET Developer
3 380 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 370 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 345 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 322 (6.91%) C# Developer
7 252 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 242 (5.20%) Software Developer
9 233 (5.00%) Analyst
10 220 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 213 (4.57%) Scrum Master
12 208 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
13 193 (4.14%) Architect
14 173 (3.71%) Project Manager
15 152 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
15 152 (3.26%) Product Owner
16 151 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 145 (3.11%) Business Analyst
18 134 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
19 130 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,147 (24.62%) .NET
2 839 (18.01%) HTML
3 818 (17.56%) CSS
4 618 (13.27%) AngularJS
4 618 (13.27%) React
5 608 (13.05%) .NET Core
6 424 (9.10%) REST
7 421 (9.04%) ASP.NET
7 421 (9.04%) Node.js
8 401 (8.61%) Web Services
9 388 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 372 (7.99%) RESTful
11 363 (7.79%) Spring
12 290 (6.23%) HTML5
13 229 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 215 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 211 (4.53%) Kafka
15 211 (4.53%) Vue.js
16 204 (4.38%) Spring Boot
17 182 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 419 (9.00%) User Experience
2 354 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 165 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 119 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 109 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 99 (2.13%) Cloud Native
9 93 (2.00%) Algorithms
10 86 (1.85%) Fixed Income
11 78 (1.67%) Public Cloud
12 60 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 52 (1.12%) Derivative
14 45 (0.97%) N-Tier
15 38 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 33 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 32 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
18 29 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 29 (0.62%) Online Games
19 25 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 429 (9.21%) Linux
2 295 (6.33%) Windows
3 133 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 123 (2.64%) Android
5 107 (2.30%) Unix
6 47 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 41 (0.88%) CentOS
9 10 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.11%) Fedora
13 4 (0.086%) Debian
13 4 (0.086%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.064%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.043%) VMS
16 1 (0.021%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.021%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,215 (90.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,400 (30.06%) DevOps
3 923 (19.82%) TDD
4 879 (18.87%) Microservices
5 848 (18.21%) Kanban
6 823 (17.67%) Software Engineering
7 716 (15.37%) Test Automation
8 548 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 497 (10.67%) Mentoring
10 437 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 437 (9.38%) SDLC
11 436 (9.36%) MVC
12 434 (9.32%) BDD
13 371 (7.96%) Coaching
14 370 (7.94%) Analytics
15 344 (7.39%) Project Management
16 337 (7.23%) Unit Testing
17 319 (6.85%) User Stories
18 292 (6.27%) Fintech
19 277 (5.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,539 (33.04%) JavaScript
2 1,222 (26.23%) Java
3 1,105 (23.72%) C#
4 1,007 (21.62%) SQL
5 635 (13.63%) Python
6 441 (9.47%) TypeScript
7 192 (4.12%) Go
8 187 (4.01%) T-SQL
9 164 (3.52%) C++
10 158 (3.39%) PHP
11 152 (3.26%) C
12 127 (2.73%) Java 8
13 118 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 105 (2.25%) Ruby
15 92 (1.98%) PowerShell
16 87 (1.87%) Scala
17 75 (1.61%) R
18 72 (1.55%) ES6
19 67 (1.44%) Shell Script
20 55 (1.18%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 504 (10.82%) Degree
2 292 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 202 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 87 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 60 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 46 (0.99%) ISEB
8 41 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 33 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 27 (0.58%) PhD
10 27 (0.58%) PMP
11 25 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 20 (0.43%) Master's Degree
13 18 (0.39%) CFA
13 18 (0.39%) CSPO
14 16 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.30%) AWS Certification
15 14 (0.30%) CISSP
16 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (9.73%) QA
2 25 (0.54%) NIST
3 20 (0.43%) GDPR
3 20 (0.43%) PMO
4 19 (0.41%) SLA
5 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.24%) MiFID
8 9 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.13%) PSD2
10 6 (0.13%) WCAG
11 5 (0.11%) EMIR
12 3 (0.064%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.043%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.043%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.043%) SEPA
System Software
1 917 (19.69%) Docker
2 78 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.84%) HDFS
5 14 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.28%) Postfix
7 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.26%) vSphere
8 10 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.21%) NDS
8 10 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 5 (0.11%) LXC
11 4 (0.086%) Ceph
11 4 (0.086%) Firmware
11 4 (0.086%) Varnish
11 4 (0.086%) Xen
12 1 (0.021%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 653 (14.02%) Kubernetes
2 323 (6.93%) Terraform
3 211 (4.53%) Ansible
4 156 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
5 152 (3.26%) Puppet
6 29 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
7 21 (0.45%) Packer
8 17 (0.36%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.34%) Rancher
10 15 (0.32%) Grafana
11 11 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 9 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.17%) MIIS
14 6 (0.13%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.11%) Kibana
15 5 (0.11%) Mesos
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 5 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 557 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 240 (5.15%) Google
3 197 (4.23%) Oracle
4 146 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 141 (3.03%) SAP
6 129 (2.77%) Atlassian
7 120 (2.58%) VMware
8 74 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 68 (1.46%) IBM
10 59 (1.27%) Talend
11 51 (1.09%) Adobe
12 45 (0.97%) Informatica
13 41 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 32 (0.69%) Splunk
15 30 (0.64%) New Relic
16 28 (0.60%) Apple
16 28 (0.60%) Cisco
17 25 (0.54%) Zend
18 24 (0.52%) hybris
19 23 (0.49%) Xamarin