Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9,031 4,701 9,771
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.13% 8.32% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 8.93% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,710 3,912 7,637
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 104,535 52,659 106,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.07% 93.16% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70,325 43,532 86,122
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,750 £30,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £74,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -3 4,163 £70,000 - 579
South East -7 1,529 £60,000 +9.09% 208
North of England +14 1,411 £52,500 +5.00% 247
Midlands 0 784 £50,000 -4.76% 177
North West +26 715 £55,000 +11.39% 136
South West -7 676 £52,500 +2.94% 117
Yorkshire +10 620 £52,500 +10.53% 85
West Midlands +4 510 £52,500 -4.55% 106
East of England -22 292 £65,000 +13.04% 74
East Midlands -6 271 £48,500 +2.11% 70
North East -23 80 £44,250 -19.55% 26
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 8,185 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,661 (29.47%) DevOps
3 2,529 (28.00%) Azure
4 2,267 (25.10%) Social Skills
5 2,237 (24.77%) JavaScript
6 2,144 (23.74%) Finance
7 2,041 (22.60%) C#
8 1,983 (21.96%) Software Engineering
9 1,974 (21.86%) Java
10 1,945 (21.54%) AWS
11 1,931 (21.38%) CI/CD
12 1,918 (21.24%) Kanban
13 1,807 (20.01%) SQL
14 1,767 (19.57%) TDD
15 1,746 (19.33%) .NET
16 1,573 (17.42%) React
17 1,540 (17.05%) Microservices
18 1,478 (16.37%) Git (software)
19 1,470 (16.28%) Test Automation
20 1,425 (15.78%) Docker
21 1,375 (15.23%) Python
22 1,351 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
23 1,287 (14.25%) Mentoring
24 1,255 (13.90%) JIRA
25 1,182 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
26 1,158 (12.82%) HTML
27 1,146 (12.69%) CSS
28 1,144 (12.67%) Kubernetes
29 1,138 (12.60%) Microsoft
30 1,086 (12.03%) QA

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
1 564 (6.25%) Confluence
2 234 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 185 (2.05%) CMS
4 178 (1.97%) Apache Spark
5 141 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 122 (1.35%) Apache
7 57 (0.63%) SAS
8 45 (0.50%) IIS
9 40 (0.44%) GemFire
10 38 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 37 (0.41%) nginx
12 34 (0.38%) JBoss
12 34 (0.38%) Jupyter
13 28 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
14 26 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
14 26 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.28%) Umbraco
16 23 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 22 (0.24%) Mendix
18 19 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 126 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 63 (0.70%) Sketch
6 61 (0.68%) InVision
7 48 (0.53%) MS Visio
8 25 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 22 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.19%) Campfire
11 17 (0.19%) Zeplin
12 13 (0.14%) Adobe XD
13 12 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
14 11 (0.12%) Simulink
15 10 (0.11%) Windchill
16 9 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
17 8 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
18 7 (0.078%) InfoPath
18 7 (0.078%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 68 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.71%) NetSuite
3 48 (0.53%) Magento
4 35 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 23 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 19 (0.21%) Summit
7 18 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
8 17 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
9 11 (0.12%) Shopify
10 10 (0.11%) R3 Corda
11 9 (0.100%) TrackWise
12 8 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.089%) Maximo
12 8 (0.089%) SAP MDG
13 5 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.055%) HiPortfolio
13 5 (0.055%) iTrent
14 4 (0.044%) BASE24
14 4 (0.044%) SAP HCM
14 4 (0.044%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2,529 (28.00%) Azure
2 1,945 (21.54%) AWS
3 728 (8.06%) SaaS
4 560 (6.20%) Serverless
5 557 (6.17%) GCP
6 405 (4.48%) GitHub
7 254 (2.81%) Power Platform
8 228 (2.52%) OpenShift
9 226 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
10 220 (2.44%) PaaS
11 191 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
12 164 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 135 (1.49%) Amazon S3
14 129 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
15 126 (1.40%) Azure Service Bus
16 121 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
17 120 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
18 117 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
19 104 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
19 104 (1.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 166 (1.84%) Broadband
2 143 (1.58%) HTTP
3 80 (0.89%) Firewall
4 79 (0.87%) Internet
5 43 (0.48%) Network Security
6 41 (0.45%) DNS
7 40 (0.44%) MQTT
8 30 (0.33%) VPN
9 29 (0.32%) VoIP
10 28 (0.31%) TCP/IP
11 26 (0.29%) IPv4
12 25 (0.28%) IPv6
13 22 (0.24%) SSH
14 21 (0.23%) 5G
15 19 (0.21%) DSL
15 19 (0.21%) SMTP
16 18 (0.20%) DHCP
17 17 (0.19%) SSL
18 16 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 583 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
3 538 (5.96%) MySQL
3 538 (5.96%) NoSQL
4 477 (5.28%) Relational Database
5 302 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
6 281 (3.11%) Big Data
7 276 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 238 (2.64%) Power BI
9 207 (2.29%) Redis
10 143 (1.58%) Data Lake
11 140 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 140 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 124 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 103 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 91 (1.01%) Tableau
15 89 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
16 86 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 84 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 83 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,478 (16.37%) Git (software)
2 1,255 (13.90%) JIRA
3 1,037 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 442 (4.89%) Selenium
5 301 (3.33%) GitLab
6 285 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 246 (2.72%) Cypress.io
8 208 (2.30%) JUnit
9 204 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 198 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 178 (1.97%) Visual Studio
12 174 (1.93%) SpecFlow
13 170 (1.88%) Maven
14 168 (1.86%) Gradle
15 166 (1.84%) TeamCity
16 164 (1.82%) NUnit
17 143 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
18 136 (1.51%) Postman
19 135 (1.49%) webpack
20 128 (1.42%) JMeter
General
1 2,267 (25.10%) Social Skills
2 2,144 (23.74%) Finance
3 852 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 615 (6.81%) Retail
5 472 (5.23%) Banking
6 411 (4.55%) Public Sector
7 386 (4.27%) Marketing
8 384 (4.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 294 (3.26%) Law
10 286 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
11 220 (2.44%) Manufacturing
12 218 (2.41%) Games
13 209 (2.31%) Legal
14 188 (2.08%) Telecoms
15 158 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
16 137 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
17 117 (1.30%) Advertising
18 107 (1.18%) Electronics
19 102 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
20 93 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2,909 (32.21%) Developer
2 889 (9.84%) Software Engineer
3 706 (7.82%) Senior Developer
4 692 (7.66%) Analyst
5 549 (6.08%) Scrum Master
6 547 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 500 (5.54%) Software Developer
8 481 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 471 (5.22%) .NET Developer
10 451 (4.99%) C# Developer
11 410 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 381 (4.22%) Business Analyst
13 368 (4.07%) Architect
14 332 (3.68%) Product Owner
15 309 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
16 305 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 278 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
18 255 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
19 252 (2.79%) React Developer
20 243 (2.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,746 (19.33%) .NET
2 1,573 (17.42%) React
3 1,158 (12.82%) HTML
4 1,146 (12.69%) CSS
5 998 (11.05%) AngularJS
6 941 (10.42%) Node.js
7 892 (9.88%) REST
8 799 (8.85%) .NET Core
9 775 (8.58%) Spring
10 705 (7.81%) RESTful
11 597 (6.61%) Web Services
12 527 (5.84%) Spring Boot
13 498 (5.51%) ASP.NET
14 491 (5.44%) .NET Framework
15 465 (5.15%) Kafka
16 439 (4.86%) JSON
17 408 (4.52%) Redux
18 398 (4.41%) XML
19 358 (3.96%) HTML5
20 306 (3.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,015 (11.24%) User Experience
2 438 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
3 360 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 304 (3.37%) Cloud Native
5 253 (2.80%) Virtual Team
6 234 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 212 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 186 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 172 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 172 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 152 (1.68%) Social Media
11 136 (1.51%) Life Science
12 112 (1.24%) Public Cloud
13 83 (0.92%) iPad
14 81 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
15 79 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
16 72 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
17 69 (0.76%) NHS
17 69 (0.76%) PMI
18 67 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 816 (9.04%) Linux
2 467 (5.17%) Windows
3 413 (4.57%) Unix
4 293 (3.24%) Android
5 261 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 65 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 40 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 29 (0.32%) CentOS
10 23 (0.25%) VMS
11 18 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.18%) Debian
12 16 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.055%) AIX
15 5 (0.055%) HPUX
16 4 (0.044%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.033%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,185 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,661 (29.47%) DevOps
3 1,983 (21.96%) Software Engineering
4 1,931 (21.38%) CI/CD
5 1,918 (21.24%) Kanban
6 1,767 (19.57%) TDD
7 1,540 (17.05%) Microservices
8 1,470 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 1,351 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
10 1,287 (14.25%) Mentoring
11 1,182 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
12 1,084 (12.00%) Full Stack Development
13 1,050 (11.63%) Coaching
14 1,028 (11.38%) BDD
15 997 (11.04%) SDLC
16 981 (10.86%) User Stories
17 971 (10.75%) Project Management
18 874 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
19 864 (9.57%) Analytics
20 760 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,237 (24.77%) JavaScript
2 2,041 (22.60%) C#
3 1,974 (21.86%) Java
4 1,807 (20.01%) SQL
5 1,375 (15.23%) Python
6 799 (8.85%) TypeScript
7 378 (4.19%) C++
8 337 (3.73%) C
9 316 (3.50%) PHP
10 277 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 241 (2.67%) Bash
12 239 (2.65%) Ruby
13 234 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 211 (2.34%) Go
15 209 (2.31%) Scala
16 179 (1.98%) Java 8
17 164 (1.82%) Kotlin
18 163 (1.80%) T-SQL
19 142 (1.57%) Groovy
20 131 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,056 (11.69%) Degree
2 372 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 282 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 265 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 132 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 129 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 122 (1.35%) ISEB
8 86 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 67 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 65 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 65 (0.72%) PMP
11 43 (0.48%) AWS Certification
12 41 (0.45%) CSPO
13 40 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
14 35 (0.39%) OCP
15 34 (0.38%) DBS Check
16 32 (0.35%) CISSP
17 29 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 19 (0.21%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,086 (12.03%) QA
2 146 (1.62%) Accessibility
3 90 (1.00%) PMO
4 70 (0.78%) GDPR
4 70 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 36 (0.40%) GxP
7 35 (0.39%) WCAG
8 28 (0.31%) SLA
9 21 (0.23%) NIST
10 19 (0.21%) COBIT
11 17 (0.19%) MiFID
12 14 (0.16%) EMIR
12 14 (0.16%) GRC
13 13 (0.14%) ISO 13485
14 8 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 8 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.089%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.089%) WAI
15 5 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,425 (15.78%) Docker
2 93 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (0.79%) HDFS
4 53 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 20 (0.22%) Postfix
5 20 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.12%) Firmware
9 7 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.078%) Ceph
10 6 (0.066%) KVM
10 6 (0.066%) vCloud
10 6 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.066%) vSphere
11 5 (0.055%) NFS
11 5 (0.055%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.033%) Varnish
13 2 (0.022%) LXC
13 2 (0.022%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,144 (12.67%) Kubernetes
2 691 (7.65%) Terraform
3 628 (6.95%) Ansible
4 308 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
4 308 (3.41%) Puppet
5 125 (1.38%) Grafana
6 123 (1.36%) Prometheus
7 87 (0.96%) Kibana
8 51 (0.56%) Cobbler
9 48 (0.53%) logstash
10 30 (0.33%) Istio
11 28 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 28 (0.31%) HAProxy
12 27 (0.30%) Opsgenie
12 27 (0.30%) Packer
13 25 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 24 (0.27%) Apache Brooklyn
14 24 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (0.23%) Pingdom
16 17 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,138 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 496 (5.49%) Oracle
3 461 (5.10%) Google
4 195 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 189 (2.09%) SAP
6 142 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 128 (1.42%) Adobe
8 123 (1.36%) VMware
9 115 (1.27%) Cognizant
10 107 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 93 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 73 (0.81%) Databricks
13 70 (0.78%) IBM
14 64 (0.71%) LexisNexis
15 59 (0.65%) Informatica
16 58 (0.64%) Apple
17 57 (0.63%) HP
18 52 (0.58%) MuleSoft
19 51 (0.56%) SaltStack
19 51 (0.56%) Talend