Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11,023 14,303 15,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.41% 9.06% 9.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 9.87% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,769 11,866 12,630
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 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 120,768 144,926 152,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.18% 91.82% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 95,749 116,289 122,258
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in England

Scrum
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in England.

Salary trend for Scrum in England

Scrum
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +2 5,051 £65,000 - 580
South East -8 2,020 £52,500 - 346
North of England -16 1,336 £47,500 - 309
South West -3 1,020 £46,250 -2.63% 187
Midlands 0 934 £46,000 -3.16% 219
North West -17 677 £49,875 -0.25% 173
East of England +10 613 £55,000 +4.76% 151
Yorkshire -19 547 £45,000 -5.26% 99
West Midlands -9 512 £47,500 - 114
East Midlands +5 422 £45,000 -4.76% 105
North East +3 112 £45,000 - 38
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 9,922 (90.01%) Agile Software Development
2 3,353 (30.42%) C#
3 3,115 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 2,997 (27.19%) .NET
5 2,793 (25.34%) Java
6 2,609 (23.67%) Kanban
7 2,546 (23.10%) TDD
8 2,468 (22.39%) SQL
9 2,282 (20.70%) DevOps
10 2,214 (20.09%) Finance
11 2,131 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,975 (17.92%) Software Engineering
13 1,958 (17.76%) Test Automation
14 1,919 (17.41%) SQL Server
15 1,893 (17.17%) JIRA
16 1,881 (17.06%) Git (software)
17 1,872 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
18 1,838 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 1,816 (16.47%) HTML
20 1,766 (16.02%) CSS
21 1,662 (15.08%) BDD
22 1,652 (14.99%) AngularJS
23 1,575 (14.29%) Microsoft
24 1,545 (14.02%) MVC
25 1,537 (13.94%) ASP.NET
26 1,395 (12.66%) Degree
27 1,343 (12.18%) SDLC
28 1,310 (11.88%) QA
29 1,304 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
30 1,277 (11.58%) Python

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
1 748 (6.79%) Confluence
2 293 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 267 (2.42%) CMS
4 229 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 164 (1.49%) Apache
6 147 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 138 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 112 (1.02%) IIS
9 96 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 80 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 73 (0.66%) WordPress
12 72 (0.65%) SAS
13 66 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 64 (0.58%) Drupal
15 62 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 59 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
17 56 (0.51%) JBoss
18 50 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
19 44 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
20 42 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 135 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (1.06%) Sketch
3 113 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 93 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 89 (0.81%) InVision
6 81 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 67 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 58 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 44 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 27 (0.24%) Chatbot
11 19 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 14 (0.13%) Zeplin
13 12 (0.11%) SPSS
14 9 (0.082%) Marvel
15 8 (0.073%) Simulink
15 8 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
16 7 (0.064%) HipChat
17 5 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (0.045%) Fireworks
17 5 (0.045%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 87 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 50 (0.45%) Magento
4 30 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 24 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 18 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 15 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
8 10 (0.091%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.073%) R3 Corda
10 8 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 7 (0.064%) Teamcenter
12 6 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.036%) OpenText MBPM
13 4 (0.036%) StreamServe
14 3 (0.027%) Adobe Campaign
14 3 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
14 3 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2,131 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,872 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 496 (4.50%) SaaS
4 489 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 334 (3.03%) GitHub
6 293 (2.66%) Serverless
7 229 (2.08%) PaaS
8 209 (1.90%) Power Platform
9 199 (1.81%) Office 365
10 133 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
11 124 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 122 (1.11%) IaaS
13 119 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 108 (0.98%) G Suite
15 98 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
16 90 (0.82%) npm
17 89 (0.81%) Amazon S3
18 80 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
19 79 (0.72%) Trello
20 76 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 167 (1.52%) Internet
2 110 (1.00%) DNS
2 110 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 108 (0.98%) Firewall
3 108 (0.98%) HTTP
4 49 (0.44%) Broadband
5 45 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 45 (0.41%) Skype
6 43 (0.39%) DHCP
7 29 (0.26%) Extranet
7 29 (0.26%) NetScaler
8 27 (0.24%) Intranet
9 25 (0.23%) VoIP
10 24 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (0.20%) VPN
13 16 (0.15%) SSH
14 11 (0.100%) STUN
15 10 (0.091%) Calico
15 10 (0.091%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,919 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 506 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 475 (4.31%) Big Data
4 442 (4.01%) MySQL
5 440 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 415 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
7 378 (3.43%) MongoDB
8 353 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
9 287 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 278 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 275 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 272 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 203 (1.84%) Power BI
14 179 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 166 (1.51%) Redis
16 163 (1.48%) RDBMS
17 154 (1.40%) Apache Hive
18 145 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
19 142 (1.29%) Data Lake
20 139 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,893 (17.17%) JIRA
2 1,881 (17.06%) Git (software)
3 1,138 (10.32%) Jenkins
4 1,119 (10.15%) Selenium
5 716 (6.50%) Cucumber
6 537 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 505 (4.58%) Visual Studio
8 410 (3.72%) Maven
9 387 (3.51%) WebDriver
10 353 (3.20%) TeamCity
11 338 (3.07%) Bitbucket
12 329 (2.98%) SoapUI
13 325 (2.95%) JUnit
14 281 (2.55%) Subversion
15 256 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
16 235 (2.13%) SpecFlow
17 224 (2.03%) JMeter
18 205 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 202 (1.83%) webpack
20 189 (1.71%) NUnit
General
1 2,214 (20.09%) Finance
2 931 (8.45%) Retail
3 695 (6.30%) Banking
4 476 (4.32%) Marketing
5 467 (4.24%) Public Sector
6 238 (2.16%) Games
7 233 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 156 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 141 (1.28%) Advertising
10 129 (1.17%) Electronics
11 104 (0.94%) Front Office
12 103 (0.93%) Back Office
13 101 (0.92%) Law
14 97 (0.88%) Legal
15 71 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 58 (0.53%) Automotive
17 51 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 47 (0.43%) Local Government
19 44 (0.40%) Publishing
19 44 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,284 (38.86%) Developer
2 1,199 (10.88%) .NET Developer
3 1,099 (9.97%) Analyst
4 971 (8.81%) Senior Developer
5 960 (8.71%) C# Developer
6 793 (7.19%) Java Developer
7 707 (6.41%) Software Engineer
8 680 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 658 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 583 (5.29%) Business Analyst
11 578 (5.24%) Project Manager
12 521 (4.73%) Scrum Master
13 365 (3.31%) Architect
14 328 (2.98%) Lead Developer
15 312 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 309 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
16 309 (2.80%) Test Engineer
17 302 (2.74%) Product Owner
18 287 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
19 276 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,997 (27.19%) .NET
2 1,816 (16.47%) HTML
3 1,766 (16.02%) CSS
4 1,652 (14.99%) AngularJS
5 1,537 (13.94%) ASP.NET
6 1,211 (10.99%) React
7 1,066 (9.67%) Web Services
8 956 (8.67%) REST
9 926 (8.40%) Spring
10 862 (7.82%) RESTful
11 841 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 814 (7.38%) .NET Framework
13 753 (6.83%) Node.js
14 726 (6.59%) jQuery
15 716 (6.50%) HTML5
16 673 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 612 (5.55%) .NET Core
18 522 (4.74%) SOAP
19 511 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 507 (4.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,032 (9.36%) User Experience
2 823 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 480 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 439 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 336 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 265 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 255 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 178 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 158 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 138 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 113 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 106 (0.96%) PMI
13 85 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 81 (0.73%) Data Centre
15 75 (0.68%) Cloud Native
16 66 (0.60%) iPad
17 64 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
17 64 (0.58%) Wiki
18 60 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
19 58 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 957 (8.68%) Linux
2 625 (5.67%) Windows
3 334 (3.03%) Android
4 318 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 261 (2.37%) Unix
6 88 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 82 (0.74%) CentOS
8 63 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 29 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 23 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.091%) zOS
16 8 (0.073%) Fedora
16 8 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.064%) Debian
18 6 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
19 5 (0.045%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,922 (90.01%) Agile Software Development
2 2,609 (23.67%) Kanban
3 2,546 (23.10%) TDD
4 2,282 (20.70%) DevOps
5 1,975 (17.92%) Software Engineering
6 1,958 (17.76%) Test Automation
7 1,838 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1,662 (15.08%) BDD
9 1,545 (14.02%) MVC
10 1,343 (12.18%) SDLC
11 1,304 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
12 1,230 (11.16%) Mentoring
13 1,191 (10.80%) Microservices
14 952 (8.64%) Project Management
15 938 (8.51%) User Stories
16 821 (7.45%) E-Commerce
17 811 (7.36%) Computer Science
18 807 (7.32%) Coaching
19 799 (7.25%) Fintech
20 767 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,353 (30.42%) C#
2 3,115 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 2,793 (25.34%) Java
4 2,468 (22.39%) SQL
5 1,277 (11.58%) Python
6 533 (4.84%) PHP
7 528 (4.79%) C++
8 526 (4.77%) C
9 490 (4.45%) T-SQL
10 450 (4.08%) TypeScript
11 424 (3.85%) Ruby
12 402 (3.65%) Java 8
13 361 (3.27%) ES6
14 328 (2.98%) Scala
15 325 (2.95%) PowerShell
16 227 (2.06%) Bash Shell
17 159 (1.44%) Groovy
18 142 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 128 (1.16%) VB.NET
20 102 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,395 (12.66%) Degree
2 461 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 329 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 269 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 224 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 220 (2.00%) ISEB
7 173 (1.57%) PMI Certification
8 132 (1.20%) PMP
9 123 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 88 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 86 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 66 (0.60%) CISSP
13 64 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
14 63 (0.57%) CCNA
15 56 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 50 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 48 (0.44%) MCSE
18 38 (0.34%) GIAC
18 38 (0.34%) SANS
19 36 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,310 (11.88%) QA
2 111 (1.01%) GDPR
3 83 (0.75%) PMO
4 54 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 44 (0.40%) SLA
7 30 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 29 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 24 (0.22%) DICOM
10 23 (0.21%) NIST
10 23 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 22 (0.20%) PSD2
12 20 (0.18%) WAI
13 14 (0.13%) MiFID
14 13 (0.12%) COBIT
15 12 (0.11%) Basel III
15 12 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
16 10 (0.091%) NCSC
17 9 (0.082%) EMIR
17 9 (0.082%) P3O
System Software
1 1,194 (10.83%) Docker
2 107 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 98 (0.89%) Firmware
4 88 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 80 (0.73%) Apache Flume
6 52 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 29 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 29 (0.26%) XenApp
8 28 (0.25%) vSphere
9 27 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 22 (0.20%) Varnish
11 19 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 18 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
13 17 (0.15%) HDFS
14 10 (0.091%) oVirt
14 10 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.082%) GridGain
15 9 (0.082%) RHEV
16 7 (0.064%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.045%) etcd
Systems Management
1 628 (5.70%) Kubernetes
2 421 (3.82%) Ansible
3 297 (2.69%) Terraform
4 276 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 248 (2.25%) Puppet
6 121 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 94 (0.85%) Mesos
8 92 (0.83%) Oozie
9 76 (0.69%) Marathon
10 74 (0.67%) Salt
11 54 (0.49%) Grafana
11 54 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
12 49 (0.44%) Prometheus
13 38 (0.34%) SCCM
14 31 (0.28%) Kibana
15 30 (0.27%) SCOM
16 29 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 29 (0.26%) SCOrch
17 26 (0.24%) Rancher
18 24 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,575 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 643 (5.83%) Oracle
3 591 (5.36%) Google
4 268 (2.43%) SAP
5 199 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 193 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 145 (1.32%) Splunk
8 144 (1.31%) Adobe
9 119 (1.08%) Cloudera
10 118 (1.07%) Tableau
11 106 (0.96%) VMware
12 103 (0.93%) Databricks
13 102 (0.93%) HP
13 102 (0.93%) IBM
14 89 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 88 (0.80%) Informatica
16 75 (0.68%) WorldPay
17 71 (0.64%) hybris
18 69 (0.63%) Sitecore
19 62 (0.56%) Xamarin