Period
to 7 April 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 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9,137 12,107 15,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.59% 8.75% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 9.50% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,758 10,384 13,497
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £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 97,856 127,431 153,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.00% 92.14% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78,215 101,263 126,121
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 April 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 April 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 -1 4,271 £65,000 - 337
South East -3 1,749 £52,500 - 182
North of England +5 1,249 £50,000 +5.26% 192
South West +3 719 £50,000 +11.11% 90
Midlands -5 628 £50,000 +5.26% 133
North West +4 619 £50,000 - 101
Yorkshire +8 566 £50,000 +11.11% 64
East of England +3 516 £57,500 +6.48% 101
West Midlands -4 352 £50,000 - 67
East Midlands -4 271 £49,000 +8.89% 66
North East -21 64 £52,500 +31.25% 27
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 8,186 (89.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,966 (32.46%) C#
3 2,868 (31.39%) JavaScript
4 2,797 (30.61%) .NET
5 2,433 (26.63%) TDD
6 2,267 (24.81%) Kanban
7 2,193 (24.00%) Azure
8 2,167 (23.72%) Finance
9 2,051 (22.45%) Java
10 1,950 (21.34%) AWS
11 1,870 (20.47%) AngularJS
12 1,839 (20.13%) SQL
13 1,800 (19.70%) DevOps
14 1,775 (19.43%) SQL Server
15 1,695 (18.55%) Software Engineering
16 1,561 (17.08%) Test Automation
16 1,561 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
17 1,547 (16.93%) Microservices
18 1,504 (16.46%) BDD
19 1,493 (16.34%) HTML
20 1,489 (16.30%) Git (software)
21 1,484 (16.24%) React
22 1,416 (15.50%) CSS
23 1,381 (15.11%) ASP.NET
24 1,361 (14.90%) MVC
25 1,356 (14.84%) JIRA
26 1,271 (13.91%) Microsoft
27 1,197 (13.10%) .NET Core
28 1,188 (13.00%) Docker
29 1,179 (12.90%) Web Services

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
1 652 (7.14%) Confluence
2 467 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
3 204 (2.23%) CMS
4 137 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 132 (1.44%) Apache Spark
6 118 (1.29%) IIS
7 103 (1.13%) EPiServer
8 101 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 84 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 72 (0.79%) Apache
11 68 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 66 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
13 60 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 47 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 44 (0.48%) WordPress
16 41 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 34 (0.37%) JBoss
17 34 (0.37%) WebLogic
18 24 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
19 23 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 110 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 105 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 60 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.51%) Chatbot
6 46 (0.50%) Sketch
7 36 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 26 (0.28%) InVision
9 22 (0.24%) Figma
10 21 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 15 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.16%) LibreOffice
12 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 12 (0.13%) Adobe XD
14 8 (0.088%) InDesign
15 7 (0.077%) Zeplin
16 6 (0.066%) Marvel
17 5 (0.055%) AutoCAD
18 4 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
19 3 (0.033%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 119 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.79%) Magento
3 42 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 25 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.16%) Shopify
7 14 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 12 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 9 (0.099%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
12 7 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
14 5 (0.055%) Markit EDM
14 5 (0.055%) Temenos T24
15 4 (0.044%) OpenText MBPM
15 4 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
15 4 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 4 (0.044%) StreamServe
15 4 (0.044%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,193 (24.00%) Azure
2 1,950 (21.34%) AWS
3 456 (4.99%) SaaS
4 417 (4.56%) GCP
5 277 (3.03%) GitHub
6 235 (2.57%) Serverless
7 157 (1.72%) PaaS
8 147 (1.61%) OpenShift
9 116 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
9 116 (1.27%) Office 365
10 112 (1.23%) Power Platform
11 107 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
12 92 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
13 88 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 86 (0.94%) Amazon S3
15 68 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
16 66 (0.72%) npm
17 62 (0.68%) IaaS
18 61 (0.67%) Slack
19 57 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 174 (1.90%) Internet
2 122 (1.34%) HTTP
3 59 (0.65%) Firewall
4 54 (0.59%) DNS
5 48 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 36 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 31 (0.34%) Broadband
8 27 (0.30%) Skype
9 25 (0.27%) DMZ
10 23 (0.25%) SSL
11 20 (0.22%) VPN
12 19 (0.21%) AMQP
12 19 (0.21%) Wireshark
13 14 (0.15%) FTP
13 14 (0.15%) MPLS
13 14 (0.15%) OSPF
13 14 (0.15%) VoIP
14 13 (0.14%) Network Security
15 12 (0.13%) BGP
15 12 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,775 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 712 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 517 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 398 (4.36%) MySQL
5 397 (4.34%) Relational Database
6 348 (3.81%) SQL Server 2019
7 266 (2.91%) Big Data
8 260 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
9 231 (2.53%) Redis
10 193 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 167 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 141 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 120 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 115 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 113 (1.24%) Hadoop
16 110 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 108 (1.18%) RDBMS
18 105 (1.15%) Power BI
19 86 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
20 84 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,489 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 1,356 (14.84%) JIRA
3 848 (9.28%) Jenkins
4 680 (7.44%) Selenium
5 398 (4.36%) Visual Studio
6 397 (4.34%) Cucumber
7 370 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 316 (3.46%) TeamCity
9 272 (2.98%) Maven
10 261 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 239 (2.62%) JUnit
12 229 (2.51%) NUnit
13 215 (2.35%) WebDriver
14 202 (2.21%) Bitbucket
15 189 (2.07%) SoapUI
16 181 (1.98%) SpecFlow
17 166 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
18 163 (1.78%) Jasmine
19 160 (1.75%) Subversion
20 157 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2,167 (23.72%) Finance
2 623 (6.82%) Banking
3 583 (6.38%) Retail
4 409 (4.48%) Marketing
5 322 (3.52%) Games
6 243 (2.66%) Public Sector
7 218 (2.39%) Front Office
8 169 (1.85%) Legal
9 114 (1.25%) Law
10 107 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 104 (1.14%) Advertising
12 81 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 77 (0.84%) Back Office
14 74 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 72 (0.79%) Automotive
16 69 (0.76%) Investment Banking
17 61 (0.67%) Electronics
18 52 (0.57%) Publishing
19 42 (0.46%) Aerospace
20 34 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,848 (42.11%) Developer
2 1,304 (14.27%) .NET Developer
3 874 (9.57%) C# Developer
4 785 (8.59%) Senior Developer
5 710 (7.77%) Software Engineer
6 642 (7.03%) Analyst
7 627 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 624 (6.83%) Java Developer
9 496 (5.43%) Software Developer
10 418 (4.57%) Scrum Master
11 379 (4.15%) Project Manager
12 361 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 325 (3.56%) Architect
14 295 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
15 284 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 278 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
17 262 (2.87%) Lead Developer
18 241 (2.64%) Junior
19 221 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
20 208 (2.28%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,797 (30.61%) .NET
2 1,870 (20.47%) AngularJS
3 1,493 (16.34%) HTML
4 1,484 (16.24%) React
5 1,416 (15.50%) CSS
6 1,381 (15.11%) ASP.NET
7 1,197 (13.10%) .NET Core
8 1,179 (12.90%) Web Services
9 1,063 (11.63%) Node.js
10 1,055 (11.55%) .NET Framework
11 897 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 841 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 815 (8.92%) REST
14 767 (8.39%) RESTful
15 662 (7.25%) Vue.js
16 660 (7.22%) Spring
17 645 (7.06%) Entity Framework
18 632 (6.92%) HTML5
19 462 (5.06%) SOAP
20 435 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 817 (8.94%) User Experience
2 656 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 632 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
4 394 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 299 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
6 228 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 169 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 168 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 128 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 121 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 97 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 87 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 81 (0.89%) Cloud Native
14 79 (0.86%) Blog
15 75 (0.82%) Derivative
16 74 (0.81%) Tandem
17 73 (0.80%) iPad
18 69 (0.76%) Hedge funds
19 63 (0.69%) Equities
19 63 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 634 (6.94%) Linux
2 557 (6.10%) Windows
3 260 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 249 (2.73%) Android
5 214 (2.34%) Unix
6 64 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 47 (0.51%) CentOS
8 37 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
11 27 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 23 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 22 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
15 18 (0.20%) Debian
16 16 (0.18%) Fedora
17 14 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (0.11%) CoreOS
18 10 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,186 (89.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,433 (26.63%) TDD
3 2,267 (24.81%) Kanban
4 1,800 (19.70%) DevOps
5 1,695 (18.55%) Software Engineering
6 1,561 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
6 1,561 (17.08%) Test Automation
7 1,547 (16.93%) Microservices
8 1,504 (16.46%) BDD
9 1,361 (14.90%) MVC
10 997 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
11 952 (10.42%) SDLC
12 818 (8.95%) User Stories
13 778 (8.51%) Mentoring
14 722 (7.90%) Project Management
15 675 (7.39%) Fintech
16 657 (7.19%) E-Commerce
17 641 (7.02%) OO
18 631 (6.91%) Coaching
19 626 (6.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,966 (32.46%) C#
2 2,868 (31.39%) JavaScript
3 2,051 (22.45%) Java
4 1,839 (20.13%) SQL
5 1,031 (11.28%) Python
6 762 (8.34%) TypeScript
7 389 (4.26%) C++
8 365 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 336 (3.68%) Java 8
10 321 (3.51%) PHP
11 258 (2.82%) Ruby
12 254 (2.78%) C
13 245 (2.68%) Scala
14 235 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 171 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 133 (1.46%) F#
17 126 (1.38%) Kotlin
18 108 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 104 (1.14%) Apple Swift
20 101 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 991 (10.85%) Degree
2 273 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 258 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 184 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 155 (1.70%) ISEB
6 149 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 87 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 84 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 65 (0.71%) PMP
10 56 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 45 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 34 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.36%) SAFe Agilist
14 30 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (0.31%) MCP
16 27 (0.30%) PhD
17 25 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (0.25%) CISSP
19 22 (0.24%) AWS Certification
20 20 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,018 (11.14%) QA
2 58 (0.63%) GDPR
3 48 (0.53%) PMO
4 43 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.31%) DICOM
7 26 (0.28%) SLA
8 16 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.15%) NIST
10 11 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (0.11%) COBIT
11 10 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.088%) GMP
12 8 (0.088%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.088%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.077%) PSD2
14 6 (0.066%) WCAG
15 4 (0.044%) EMIR
15 4 (0.044%) Solvency II
16 3 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,188 (13.00%) Docker
2 109 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 23 (0.25%) vSphere
7 21 (0.23%) HDFS
8 20 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (0.21%) Firmware
10 16 (0.18%) Postfix
11 14 (0.15%) ACF2
11 14 (0.15%) RACF
12 11 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.11%) oVirt
13 10 (0.11%) RHEV
14 9 (0.099%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.077%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.077%) Varnish
16 5 (0.055%) GlusterFS
17 4 (0.044%) LXC
Systems Management
1 774 (8.47%) Kubernetes
2 288 (3.15%) Ansible
3 258 (2.82%) Terraform
4 206 (2.25%) Puppet
5 183 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 55 (0.60%) HP ALM
8 35 (0.38%) Kibana
8 35 (0.38%) Oozie
9 34 (0.37%) Grafana
10 29 (0.32%) Istio
11 28 (0.31%) SCCM
12 25 (0.27%) Prometheus
12 25 (0.27%) Salt
13 21 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 20 (0.22%) SCOM
15 19 (0.21%) Rancher
16 18 (0.20%) Cobbler
16 18 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
16 18 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,271 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 433 (4.74%) Oracle
3 370 (4.05%) Google
4 208 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 180 (1.97%) SAP
6 159 (1.74%) IBM
7 135 (1.48%) WorldPay
8 132 (1.44%) HP
9 121 (1.32%) Adobe
10 120 (1.31%) Tableau
11 119 (1.30%) Atlassian
12 113 (1.24%) FIS
13 106 (1.16%) Sitecore
14 89 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 83 (0.91%) VMware
16 67 (0.73%) Xamarin
17 57 (0.62%) CA
17 57 (0.62%) hybris
18 56 (0.61%) Apple
19 55 (0.60%) Facebook