Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9,172 3,579 10,683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.53% 7.96% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 8.53% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,632 2,957 8,536
10th Percentile £38,250 £39,050 £35,869
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £93,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% +6.36% -

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 101,229 41,959 120,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.13% 93.34% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68,535 35,037 96,651
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +2.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,300 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 3,947 £70,000 - 597
South East +2 1,838 £55,000 - 211
North of England +16 1,285 £49,250 -1.50% 274
South West -4 828 £52,500 +0.96% 145
Midlands +10 743 £50,000 -4.76% 177
North West +28 623 £50,000 -4.76% 157
Yorkshire +4 573 £50,000 - 94
West Midlands +13 474 £52,500 - 114
East of England -4 330 £57,500 +4.55% 80
East Midlands -1 261 £46,000 -14.42% 62
North East +6 94 £46,750 -10.95% 23
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8,309 (90.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,632 (28.70%) DevOps
3 2,494 (27.19%) Social Skills
4 2,414 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 2,297 (25.04%) Azure
6 2,196 (23.94%) TDD
7 2,149 (23.43%) Java
8 2,084 (22.72%) C#
9 1,997 (21.77%) Finance
10 1,990 (21.70%) AWS
11 1,971 (21.49%) Software Engineering
12 1,940 (21.15%) SQL
13 1,889 (20.60%) .NET
14 1,818 (19.82%) Microservices
15 1,815 (19.79%) React
16 1,772 (19.32%) Kanban
17 1,727 (18.83%) Git (software)
18 1,676 (18.27%) Docker
19 1,443 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
20 1,409 (15.36%) JIRA
21 1,364 (14.87%) Test Automation
22 1,345 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
23 1,342 (14.63%) CSS
24 1,314 (14.33%) AngularJS
25 1,264 (13.78%) BDD
26 1,261 (13.75%) HTML
27 1,259 (13.73%) Python
28 1,254 (13.67%) Jenkins
29 1,216 (13.26%) Mentoring
30 1,214 (13.24%) Kubernetes

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
1 633 (6.90%) Confluence
2 230 (2.51%) Apache Spark
3 217 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 189 (2.06%) CMS
5 169 (1.84%) Apache
6 122 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 112 (1.22%) GemFire
8 75 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 69 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 58 (0.63%) IIS
11 57 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 40 (0.44%) nginx
13 36 (0.39%) Drupal
14 32 (0.35%) SAS
15 31 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
16 30 (0.33%) Jupyter
17 29 (0.32%) NServiceBus
18 26 (0.28%) Umbraco
19 22 (0.24%) MS Exchange
20 20 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 111 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (0.64%) Figma
4 50 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 49 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 40 (0.44%) Sketch
7 38 (0.41%) MS Visio
8 34 (0.37%) InVision
9 23 (0.25%) Chatbot
10 20 (0.22%) Campfire
11 18 (0.20%) Zeplin
12 17 (0.19%) Simulink
13 16 (0.17%) Photoshop
14 15 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
15 14 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 10 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
16 10 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
17 9 (0.098%) Adobe XD
18 8 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
18 8 (0.087%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 59 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.48%) Magento
3 40 (0.44%) Shopify
4 39 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 25 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 22 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
7 20 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
8 10 (0.11%) R3 Corda
9 9 (0.098%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.098%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.087%) TrackWise
11 7 (0.076%) ProductWriter
12 6 (0.065%) SAP BRIM
12 6 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
12 6 (0.065%) SAP MDG
12 6 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.065%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2,297 (25.04%) Azure
2 1,990 (21.70%) AWS
3 690 (7.52%) Serverless
4 647 (7.05%) SaaS
5 633 (6.90%) GitHub
6 513 (5.59%) GCP
7 279 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 258 (2.81%) Power Platform
9 250 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
10 214 (2.33%) PaaS
11 163 (1.78%) Amazon S3
12 156 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
13 125 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
14 121 (1.32%) npm
15 120 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
16 114 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
17 111 (1.21%) IaaS
18 104 (1.13%) OpenShift
19 95 (1.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 95 (1.04%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 184 (2.01%) Broadband
2 118 (1.29%) Firewall
2 118 (1.29%) HTTP
3 104 (1.13%) Internet
4 78 (0.85%) VPN
5 62 (0.68%) IPv4
6 59 (0.64%) DNS
7 42 (0.46%) OSPF
8 35 (0.38%) SSH
8 35 (0.38%) VLAN
9 26 (0.28%) SSL
10 23 (0.25%) Network Security
11 22 (0.24%) Ethernet
11 22 (0.24%) Modbus
11 22 (0.24%) MQTT
11 22 (0.24%) RS-422
11 22 (0.24%) SMTP
12 17 (0.19%) LAN
13 15 (0.16%) TCP/IP
14 14 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,044 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 710 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 683 (7.45%) NoSQL
4 570 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
5 561 (6.12%) MySQL
6 557 (6.07%) Big Data
7 349 (3.81%) MongoDB
8 266 (2.90%) Redis
9 222 (2.42%) Power BI
10 211 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
11 198 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 171 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 137 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
14 125 (1.36%) MariaDB
15 119 (1.30%) Data Lake
16 114 (1.24%) Hadoop
16 114 (1.24%) HBase
17 110 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 108 (1.18%) Oracle Database
19 92 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,727 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 1,409 (15.36%) JIRA
3 1,254 (13.67%) Jenkins
4 454 (4.95%) Selenium
5 376 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 298 (3.25%) JUnit
7 289 (3.15%) Cypress.io
8 262 (2.86%) GitLab
9 261 (2.85%) Gradle
10 232 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 228 (2.49%) Visual Studio
12 193 (2.10%) Maven
13 188 (2.05%) IntelliJ
13 188 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
14 185 (2.02%) Mockito
14 185 (2.02%) webpack
15 184 (2.01%) Eclipse
15 184 (2.01%) TeamCity
16 181 (1.97%) SpecFlow
17 171 (1.86%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,494 (27.19%) Social Skills
2 1,997 (21.77%) Finance
3 776 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 531 (5.79%) Banking
5 505 (5.51%) Retail
6 442 (4.82%) Public Sector
7 396 (4.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 366 (3.99%) Marketing
9 362 (3.95%) Law
10 262 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
11 238 (2.59%) Legal
12 228 (2.49%) Games
13 203 (2.21%) Manufacturing
14 177 (1.93%) Telecoms
15 149 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
16 132 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
17 127 (1.38%) Electronics
18 123 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 98 (1.07%) Investment Banking
20 85 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,368 (36.72%) Developer
2 810 (8.83%) Software Engineer
3 759 (8.28%) Senior Developer
4 622 (6.78%) Java Developer
5 594 (6.48%) Analyst
6 541 (5.90%) .NET Developer
7 498 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 496 (5.41%) Scrum Master
9 490 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 480 (5.23%) Project Manager
11 466 (5.08%) C# Developer
12 382 (4.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 349 (3.81%) Lead Developer
14 345 (3.76%) Architect
15 339 (3.70%) React Developer
16 338 (3.69%) Business Analyst
17 329 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
18 308 (3.36%) Product Owner
19 272 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
20 244 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,889 (20.60%) .NET
2 1,815 (19.79%) React
3 1,342 (14.63%) CSS
4 1,314 (14.33%) AngularJS
5 1,261 (13.75%) HTML
6 1,075 (11.72%) Node.js
7 1,058 (11.54%) REST
8 944 (10.29%) .NET Core
9 935 (10.19%) Spring
10 898 (9.79%) Web Services
11 847 (9.23%) RESTful
12 518 (5.65%) .NET Framework
13 503 (5.48%) ASP.NET
14 461 (5.03%) Kafka
15 436 (4.75%) Redux
16 431 (4.70%) GraphQL
17 425 (4.63%) JSON
18 394 (4.30%) HTML5
19 387 (4.22%) Spring Boot
20 365 (3.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,097 (11.96%) User Experience
2 436 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
3 341 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 241 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 235 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 186 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 175 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 163 (1.78%) Social Media
9 162 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 158 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 157 (1.71%) Legacy Systems
12 142 (1.55%) Life Science
13 131 (1.43%) Data Structures
14 118 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 98 (1.07%) Public Cloud
16 84 (0.92%) NHS
17 77 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
18 76 (0.83%) Cyberattack
19 74 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
20 72 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 986 (10.75%) Linux
2 496 (5.41%) Windows
3 388 (4.23%) Unix
4 217 (2.37%) Android
5 175 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 86 (0.94%) CentOS
6 86 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 60 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 32 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 31 (0.34%) VMS
11 26 (0.28%) Debian
12 24 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
13 8 (0.087%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.055%) AIX
17 4 (0.044%) Tizen
17 4 (0.044%) webOS
18 3 (0.033%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,309 (90.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,632 (28.70%) DevOps
3 2,196 (23.94%) TDD
4 1,971 (21.49%) Software Engineering
5 1,818 (19.82%) Microservices
6 1,772 (19.32%) Kanban
7 1,443 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
8 1,364 (14.87%) Test Automation
9 1,345 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
10 1,264 (13.78%) BDD
11 1,216 (13.26%) Mentoring
12 1,213 (13.23%) Full Stack Development
13 1,119 (12.20%) SDLC
14 1,089 (11.87%) Coaching
15 1,016 (11.08%) User Stories
16 865 (9.43%) Analytics
17 851 (9.28%) Project Management
18 803 (8.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 792 (8.63%) Computer Science
20 739 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,414 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 2,149 (23.43%) Java
3 2,084 (22.72%) C#
4 1,940 (21.15%) SQL
5 1,259 (13.73%) Python
6 903 (9.85%) TypeScript
7 443 (4.83%) PHP
8 352 (3.84%) C++
9 331 (3.61%) Java 8
10 306 (3.34%) PowerShell
11 246 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 239 (2.61%) C
13 189 (2.06%) Ruby
14 182 (1.98%) Go
14 182 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 177 (1.93%) Groovy
16 171 (1.86%) ES6
17 154 (1.68%) T-SQL
18 138 (1.50%) Scala
19 128 (1.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,179 (12.85%) Degree
2 539 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 439 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 258 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 110 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 99 (1.08%) OCP
6 99 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 92 (1.00%) ISEB
8 91 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 60 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 59 (0.64%) PMP
11 53 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 49 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (0.45%) AWS Certification
14 35 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 30 (0.33%) PhD
16 28 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.28%) CSPO
18 25 (0.27%) CISSP
19 21 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,001 (10.91%) QA
2 192 (2.09%) Accessibility
3 95 (1.04%) GDPR
4 75 (0.82%) PMO
5 70 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 61 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 45 (0.49%) WCAG
8 41 (0.45%) SLA
9 26 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 26 (0.28%) MiFID
10 25 (0.27%) EMIR
10 25 (0.27%) GxP
11 24 (0.26%) NIST
12 21 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 14 (0.15%) GRC
13 14 (0.15%) ISO 13485
13 14 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 12 (0.13%) WAI
15 11 (0.12%) COBIT
16 8 (0.087%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1,676 (18.27%) Docker
2 200 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (1.31%) HDFS
4 115 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 47 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.25%) NDS
6 23 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 23 (0.25%) Postfix
7 14 (0.15%) Ceph
7 14 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.087%) vSphere
9 7 (0.076%) KVM
9 7 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.065%) Firmware
11 5 (0.055%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.055%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.044%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.033%) vCloud
14 2 (0.022%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1,214 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 776 (8.46%) Terraform
3 613 (6.68%) Ansible
4 347 (3.78%) Puppet
5 328 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 104 (1.13%) Grafana
7 76 (0.83%) Prometheus
8 47 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 45 (0.49%) Kibana
10 38 (0.41%) Graphite
11 31 (0.34%) logstash
12 30 (0.33%) Opsgenie
12 30 (0.33%) Packer
13 29 (0.32%) ZABBIX
14 25 (0.27%) HAProxy
14 25 (0.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 24 (0.26%) Apache Brooklyn
16 19 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (0.19%) Istio
18 16 (0.17%) Consul
Vendors
1 1,015 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 525 (5.72%) Oracle
3 425 (4.63%) Google
4 260 (2.83%) VMware
5 231 (2.52%) SAP
6 187 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 113 (1.23%) Okta
8 107 (1.17%) Atlassian
8 107 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 107 (1.17%) ServiceNow
9 89 (0.97%) Adobe
9 89 (0.97%) IBM
10 88 (0.96%) Instagram
11 62 (0.68%) Spotify
12 59 (0.64%) OutSystems
13 56 (0.61%) Databricks
14 55 (0.60%) MuleSoft
15 53 (0.58%) HP
15 53 (0.58%) LexisNexis
16 50 (0.55%) Cognizant