Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6,000 8,699 11,883
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.58% 8.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 9.29% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,824 6,958 9,469
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 69,526 93,598 127,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.60% 92.26% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54,282 75,793 101,807
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £37,816
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -7 2,351 £70,000 +7.69% 431
South East +2 1,165 £55,000 +4.76% 209
South West +10 869 £50,000 - 135
North of England -7 804 £47,500 -5.00% 179
Midlands 0 485 £51,500 +3.00% 146
North West -8 373 £47,500 -5.00% 83
Yorkshire -12 371 £47,500 -5.00% 82
West Midlands +2 293 £57,500 +15.00% 102
East of England -8 226 £57,500 +4.55% 68
East Midlands -4 190 £45,000 -6.74% 43
North East +9 60 £49,000 -6.67% 14
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5,422 (90.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,953 (32.55%) JavaScript
3 1,782 (29.70%) DevOps
4 1,586 (26.43%) Azure
5 1,482 (24.70%) Java
6 1,460 (24.33%) C#
7 1,343 (22.38%) .NET
8 1,284 (21.40%) AWS
9 1,255 (20.92%) Docker
10 1,201 (20.02%) TDD
11 1,161 (19.35%) SQL
12 1,155 (19.25%) Finance
13 1,127 (18.78%) Microservices
14 1,126 (18.77%) Software Engineering
15 1,088 (18.13%) Git (software)
16 1,040 (17.33%) Kanban
17 1,023 (17.05%) HTML
18 1,014 (16.90%) CSS
19 988 (16.47%) JIRA
20 935 (15.58%) React
21 907 (15.12%) Test Automation
22 828 (13.80%) Kubernetes
23 805 (13.42%) AngularJS
24 780 (13.00%) Python
25 734 (12.23%) SQL Server
26 730 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
27 702 (11.70%) .NET Core
28 697 (11.62%) Microsoft
29 691 (11.52%) SDLC
30 659 (10.98%) 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
1 549 (9.15%) Confluence
2 166 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
3 90 (1.50%) CMS
4 79 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 49 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 49 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 40 (0.67%) Apache
6 40 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 37 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 34 (0.57%) SAS
8 34 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 33 (0.55%) NServiceBus
10 32 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 30 (0.50%) nginx
12 29 (0.48%) JBoss
13 26 (0.43%) IIS
13 26 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 25 (0.42%) Drupal
14 25 (0.42%) WordPress
15 23 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 54 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (0.77%) InVision
4 42 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.55%) Sketch
6 27 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 17 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (0.27%) Figma
9 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.20%) Zeplin
10 11 (0.18%) Adobe XD
11 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.13%) Marvel
13 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.10%) Gephi
13 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
13 6 (0.10%) Revit
13 6 (0.10%) UXPin
14 5 (0.083%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 63 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.38%) Magento
3 19 (0.32%) Shopify
4 18 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.083%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.083%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.067%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,586 (26.43%) Azure
2 1,284 (21.40%) AWS
3 478 (7.97%) SaaS
4 355 (5.92%) GCP
5 254 (4.23%) Serverless
6 200 (3.33%) GitHub
7 199 (3.32%) PaaS
8 184 (3.07%) Power Platform
9 171 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 93 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
11 88 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
12 85 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
13 80 (1.33%) IaaS
14 76 (1.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 66 (1.10%) npm
16 65 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
17 61 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
18 60 (1.00%) Azure Service Bus
18 60 (1.00%) PowerApps
19 59 (0.98%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.27%) Firewall
2 76 (1.27%) OSPF
3 75 (1.25%) VPN
4 74 (1.23%) IPv4
5 66 (1.10%) HTTP
6 64 (1.07%) Internet
7 62 (1.03%) VLAN
8 49 (0.82%) DNS
9 46 (0.77%) Skype
10 32 (0.53%) TCP/IP
11 22 (0.37%) WAN
12 21 (0.35%) SSL
12 21 (0.35%) Wireshark
13 19 (0.32%) LAN
13 19 (0.32%) Network Security
14 16 (0.27%) DMZ
15 14 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (0.23%) NetScaler
15 14 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 307 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 305 (5.08%) MySQL
4 300 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 278 (4.63%) Big Data
6 271 (4.52%) NoSQL
7 260 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
8 139 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 132 (2.20%) Power BI
10 95 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 90 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 87 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 85 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 70 (1.17%) RDBMS
15 69 (1.15%) Hadoop
16 64 (1.07%) Redis
17 54 (0.90%) Data Lake
18 51 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
19 44 (0.73%) Tableau
20 41 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,088 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 988 (16.47%) JIRA
3 628 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 325 (5.42%) Selenium
5 208 (3.47%) GitLab
6 205 (3.42%) Visual Studio
7 202 (3.37%) Cucumber
8 195 (3.25%) TeamCity
9 190 (3.17%) Maven
10 154 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 151 (2.52%) JUnit
12 139 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 130 (2.17%) Bitbucket
14 111 (1.85%) Subversion
15 102 (1.70%) Artifactory
16 98 (1.63%) Gradle
17 93 (1.55%) SpecFlow
18 87 (1.45%) IntelliJ
19 85 (1.42%) JMeter
20 83 (1.38%) WebDriver
General
1 1,155 (19.25%) Finance
2 390 (6.50%) Public Sector
3 367 (6.12%) Marketing
4 289 (4.82%) Banking
5 272 (4.53%) Retail
6 176 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 166 (2.77%) Games
8 159 (2.65%) Electronics
9 143 (2.38%) Manufacturing
10 135 (2.25%) Law
11 131 (2.18%) Legal
12 74 (1.23%) Front Office
13 66 (1.10%) Investment Banking
14 48 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 46 (0.77%) Local Government
16 39 (0.65%) Automotive
17 37 (0.62%) Publishing
18 32 (0.53%) Billing
19 26 (0.43%) Retail Banking
20 24 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,222 (37.03%) Developer
2 511 (8.52%) Software Engineer
3 477 (7.95%) Java Developer
3 477 (7.95%) Senior Developer
4 467 (7.78%) .NET Developer
5 363 (6.05%) Analyst
6 353 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 338 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 297 (4.95%) Scrum Master
9 268 (4.47%) Project Manager
10 261 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 234 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 233 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
13 221 (3.68%) Architect
13 221 (3.68%) Business Analyst
14 220 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 219 (3.65%) Lead Developer
16 192 (3.20%) React Developer
17 185 (3.08%) Product Owner
18 184 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,343 (22.38%) .NET
2 1,023 (17.05%) HTML
3 1,014 (16.90%) CSS
4 935 (15.58%) React
5 805 (13.42%) AngularJS
6 702 (11.70%) .NET Core
7 640 (10.67%) Node.js
8 510 (8.50%) REST
9 474 (7.90%) Spring
10 465 (7.75%) Web Services
11 438 (7.30%) .NET Framework
12 425 (7.08%) RESTful
13 411 (6.85%) ASP.NET
14 348 (5.80%) HTML5
15 308 (5.13%) Vue.js
16 284 (4.73%) Kafka
17 278 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 275 (4.58%) Spring Boot
19 201 (3.35%) jQuery
20 195 (3.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 651 (10.85%) User Experience
2 497 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 279 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 194 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 189 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
6 144 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 129 (2.15%) Cloud Native
8 118 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 87 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 86 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
11 83 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 72 (1.20%) Cyberattack
13 69 (1.15%) N-Tier
14 66 (1.10%) NHS
15 63 (1.05%) iPad
16 60 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 54 (0.90%) Derivative
18 45 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
19 43 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
20 42 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 622 (10.37%) Linux
2 394 (6.57%) Windows
3 154 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 152 (2.53%) Android
5 128 (2.13%) Unix
6 116 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 98 (1.63%) CentOS
8 58 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 49 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.083%) Debian
13 5 (0.083%) VMS
13 5 (0.083%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.067%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.050%) Nucleus RTOS
16 1 (0.017%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.017%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,422 (90.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,782 (29.70%) DevOps
3 1,201 (20.02%) TDD
4 1,127 (18.78%) Microservices
5 1,126 (18.77%) Software Engineering
6 1,040 (17.33%) Kanban
7 907 (15.12%) Test Automation
8 730 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
9 691 (11.52%) SDLC
10 659 (10.98%) Mentoring
11 598 (9.97%) BDD
12 561 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
13 496 (8.27%) MVC
13 496 (8.27%) Project Management
14 466 (7.77%) Coaching
15 455 (7.58%) User Stories
16 445 (7.42%) Analytics
17 423 (7.05%) Software Testing
18 398 (6.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 397 (6.62%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,953 (32.55%) JavaScript
2 1,482 (24.70%) Java
3 1,460 (24.33%) C#
4 1,161 (19.35%) SQL
5 780 (13.00%) Python
6 597 (9.95%) TypeScript
7 238 (3.97%) PHP
8 232 (3.87%) C++
9 206 (3.43%) C
10 202 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 185 (3.08%) Go
12 182 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 170 (2.83%) Bash Shell
14 150 (2.50%) Java 8
15 148 (2.47%) ES6
16 133 (2.22%) Ruby
17 74 (1.23%) Scala
18 72 (1.20%) Kotlin
19 56 (0.93%) Groovy
20 49 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 592 (9.87%) Degree
2 359 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 260 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 115 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 89 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 62 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 49 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (0.73%) ISEB
9 40 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 38 (0.63%) PMP
11 30 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 30 (0.50%) GIAC
12 29 (0.48%) CSPO
12 29 (0.48%) PhD
13 28 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 24 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 24 (0.40%) RHCE
15 21 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (0.30%) CISSP
17 14 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 567 (9.45%) QA
2 43 (0.72%) PMO
3 33 (0.55%) NIST
4 26 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.33%) GDPR
6 18 (0.30%) WCAG
7 17 (0.28%) SLA
8 16 (0.27%) MiFID
9 15 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 13 (0.22%) EMIR
12 6 (0.10%) GRC
13 4 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.050%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.050%) P3O
14 3 (0.050%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.033%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,255 (20.92%) Docker
2 158 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 65 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (0.37%) NDS
5 22 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 20 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 17 (0.28%) HDFS
9 9 (0.15%) Postfix
10 8 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.13%) vSphere
11 6 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
12 5 (0.083%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.033%) Firmware
13 2 (0.033%) LXC
14 1 (0.017%) Ceph
14 1 (0.017%) Xen
Systems Management
1 828 (13.80%) Kubernetes
2 407 (6.78%) Terraform
3 363 (6.05%) Ansible
4 237 (3.95%) Puppet
5 177 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (0.58%) Packer
6 35 (0.58%) Rancher
7 28 (0.47%) Grafana
8 22 (0.37%) Prometheus
9 21 (0.35%) Kibana
10 18 (0.30%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 14 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.15%) Nagios
14 8 (0.13%) Oozie
14 8 (0.13%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.10%) Salt
16 5 (0.083%) Consul
16 5 (0.083%) Sysdig
17 4 (0.067%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 697 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 278 (4.63%) Oracle
3 233 (3.88%) Google
4 198 (3.30%) VMware
5 175 (2.92%) SAP
6 147 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 116 (1.93%) Atlassian
8 100 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 84 (1.40%) IBM
10 46 (0.77%) Adobe
11 43 (0.72%) ServiceNow
12 40 (0.67%) Splunk
13 38 (0.63%) Cisco
13 38 (0.63%) Sitecore
14 32 (0.53%) Palo Alto
15 29 (0.48%) Apple
15 29 (0.48%) Twitter
16 26 (0.43%) ForgeRock
16 26 (0.43%) Talend
16 26 (0.43%) Xamarin