Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 3,538 10,648 14,048
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.98% 8.21% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 8.90% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,291 8,897 12,330
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,319 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 41,083 119,600 143,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.68% 92.22% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33,769 94,736 115,162
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -7 1,501 £70,000 +7.69% 262
South East +7 734 £55,000 +4.76% 128
North of England -8 458 £52,500 +10.53% 149
South West +6 429 £52,000 +9.47% 70
Midlands -12 238 £52,500 +14.13% 75
Yorkshire +10 232 £50,000 +6.38% 54
North West -23 180 £53,012 +11.60% 81
East of England -2 153 £55,000 - 64
West Midlands -10 141 £52,250 +10.00% 47
East Midlands -8 96 £52,500 +16.67% 28
North East -2 46 £52,500 +16.67% 14
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 3,196 (90.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,175 (33.21%) JavaScript
3 1,037 (29.31%) .NET
4 1,024 (28.94%) Azure
5 1,004 (28.38%) C#
6 980 (27.70%) DevOps
7 856 (24.19%) AWS
8 835 (23.60%) Java
9 829 (23.43%) SQL
10 804 (22.72%) TDD
11 799 (22.58%) Finance
12 766 (21.65%) Kanban
13 748 (21.14%) Microservices
14 698 (19.73%) HTML
15 651 (18.40%) CSS
16 647 (18.29%) Git (software)
17 625 (17.67%) AngularJS
18 613 (17.33%) Docker
19 608 (17.18%) Software Engineering
20 587 (16.59%) SQL Server
21 548 (15.49%) Test Automation
22 547 (15.46%) React
23 546 (15.43%) .NET Core
24 526 (14.87%) Degree
25 521 (14.73%) JIRA
26 501 (14.16%) Microsoft
27 485 (13.71%) BDD
28 469 (13.26%) ASP.NET
29 455 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
30 451 (12.75%) MVC

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
1 231 (6.53%) Confluence
2 150 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 60 (1.70%) Apache Spark
4 60 (1.70%) CMS
5 53 (1.50%) Apache
6 41 (1.16%) SAS
7 36 (1.02%) IIS
8 29 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 29 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 28 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 25 (0.71%) NServiceBus
11 21 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 19 (0.54%) Umbraco
13 17 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.34%) nginx
15 12 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.34%) WordPress
16 11 (0.31%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 65 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.65%) Chatbot
5 17 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.34%) Zeplin
8 8 (0.23%) Figma
9 7 (0.20%) Sketch
10 6 (0.17%) InVision
11 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.085%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.057%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.057%) UXPin
14 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.028%) Mingle
14 1 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 69 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
3 14 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 10 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
5 9 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.25%) Magento
5 9 (0.25%) R3 Corda
6 8 (0.23%) BASE24
7 6 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.14%) Maximo
8 5 (0.14%) Odoo
9 4 (0.11%) Eikon
9 4 (0.11%) Shopify
10 3 (0.085%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.057%) SAP R/3
12 1 (0.028%) PolarLake
12 1 (0.028%) Unit4 Business World
12 1 (0.028%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,024 (28.94%) Azure
2 856 (24.19%) AWS
3 240 (6.78%) GCP
4 237 (6.70%) SaaS
5 142 (4.01%) Power Platform
6 113 (3.19%) Serverless
7 91 (2.57%) GitHub
8 72 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 72 (2.04%) PaaS
9 62 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
10 60 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
11 57 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
12 54 (1.53%) OpenShift
13 48 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
14 41 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (1.07%) Amazon S3
16 37 (1.05%) IaaS
16 37 (1.05%) Office 365
17 36 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
17 36 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.43%) Skype
2 84 (2.37%) HTTP
3 52 (1.47%) Internet
4 37 (1.05%) DNS
5 21 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.57%) FTP
7 19 (0.54%) Firewall
7 19 (0.54%) VPN
8 14 (0.40%) SMTP
9 10 (0.28%) WAN
10 9 (0.25%) IMAP
11 8 (0.23%) ATM
11 8 (0.23%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.20%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.20%) Network Security
13 6 (0.17%) LAN
13 6 (0.17%) SSL
13 6 (0.17%) VoIP
13 6 (0.17%) Wireless
14 4 (0.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 248 (7.01%) MongoDB
3 206 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 188 (5.31%) Big Data
5 170 (4.80%) MySQL
6 133 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 114 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
8 107 (3.02%) Power BI
9 106 (3.00%) Hadoop
10 92 (2.60%) SQL Server 2019
11 86 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 79 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 59 (1.67%) Apache Hive
14 56 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (1.36%) Data Lake
16 47 (1.33%) Oracle Database
17 46 (1.30%) Redis
18 45 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
19 42 (1.19%) Impala
19 42 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 647 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 521 (14.73%) JIRA
3 323 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 215 (6.08%) Selenium
5 114 (3.22%) Cucumber
6 109 (3.08%) JUnit
7 104 (2.94%) Maven
8 101 (2.85%) TeamCity
9 93 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 89 (2.52%) Visual Studio
11 85 (2.40%) Bitbucket
12 83 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 67 (1.89%) SpecFlow
14 65 (1.84%) Artifactory
15 64 (1.81%) GitLab
16 63 (1.78%) WebDriver
17 61 (1.72%) Mockito
18 58 (1.64%) Subversion
19 55 (1.55%) NUnit
20 53 (1.50%) webpack
General
1 799 (22.58%) Finance
2 162 (4.58%) Banking
3 143 (4.04%) Marketing
4 132 (3.73%) Public Sector
5 118 (3.34%) Retail
6 90 (2.54%) Games
7 81 (2.29%) Front Office
8 77 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.07%) Electronics
11 33 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 33 (0.93%) Legal
12 31 (0.88%) Local Government
13 28 (0.79%) Private Banking
14 23 (0.65%) Law
15 22 (0.62%) Back Office
16 21 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.57%) Publishing
18 19 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,492 (42.17%) Developer
2 437 (12.35%) .NET Developer
3 306 (8.65%) C# Developer
4 258 (7.29%) Senior Developer
5 250 (7.07%) Software Engineer
6 229 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 215 (6.08%) Java Developer
8 202 (5.71%) Analyst
9 194 (5.48%) Lead Developer
10 175 (4.95%) Architect
11 167 (4.72%) Scrum Master
12 146 (4.13%) Software Developer
13 145 (4.10%) Business Analyst
14 124 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 118 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
15 118 (3.34%) Product Owner
16 116 (3.28%) Project Manager
17 107 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
18 99 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 90 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,037 (29.31%) .NET
2 698 (19.73%) HTML
3 651 (18.40%) CSS
4 625 (17.67%) AngularJS
5 547 (15.46%) React
6 546 (15.43%) .NET Core
7 469 (13.26%) ASP.NET
8 427 (12.07%) Web Services
9 406 (11.48%) Node.js
10 389 (10.99%) REST
11 360 (10.18%) .NET Framework
12 312 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 312 (8.82%) RESTful
13 273 (7.72%) Vue.js
14 261 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 244 (6.90%) HTML5
16 226 (6.39%) Spring
17 191 (5.40%) Entity Framework
18 179 (5.06%) XML
19 144 (4.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 259 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (5.57%) User Experience
3 187 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
4 118 (3.34%) Fixed Income
5 104 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 103 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 96 (2.71%) Derivative
8 94 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 86 (2.43%) Hedge funds
10 85 (2.40%) Public Cloud
11 73 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
12 55 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 55 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 53 (1.50%) Cloud Native
14 51 (1.44%) Virtual Team
15 39 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
15 39 (1.10%) PMI
16 32 (0.90%) N-Tier
16 32 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
17 26 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 283 (8.00%) Linux
2 187 (5.29%) Windows
3 98 (2.77%) Unix
4 82 (2.32%) Android
5 74 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.10%) CentOS
8 13 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.14%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.14%) Fedora
11 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.085%) Debian
12 3 (0.085%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.028%) AIX
14 1 (0.028%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.028%) Solaris
14 1 (0.028%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.028%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,196 (90.33%) Agile Software Development
2 980 (27.70%) DevOps
3 804 (22.72%) TDD
4 766 (21.65%) Kanban
5 748 (21.14%) Microservices
6 608 (17.18%) Software Engineering
7 548 (15.49%) Test Automation
8 485 (13.71%) BDD
9 455 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
10 451 (12.75%) MVC
11 415 (11.73%) Mentoring
12 337 (9.53%) Analytics
13 313 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
14 283 (8.00%) Fintech
15 278 (7.86%) Project Management
16 270 (7.63%) User Stories
17 266 (7.52%) Computer Science
18 260 (7.35%) Unit Testing
19 258 (7.29%) SDLC
20 255 (7.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,175 (33.21%) JavaScript
2 1,004 (28.38%) C#
3 835 (23.60%) Java
4 829 (23.43%) SQL
5 438 (12.38%) Python
6 390 (11.02%) TypeScript
7 168 (4.75%) C++
8 134 (3.79%) C
9 115 (3.25%) PHP
10 108 (3.05%) R
10 108 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 88 (2.49%) Kotlin
12 83 (2.35%) Scala
13 72 (2.04%) ES6
14 68 (1.92%) Java 8
15 67 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 66 (1.87%) Ruby
17 63 (1.78%) Bash Shell
18 62 (1.75%) Go
18 62 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 526 (14.87%) Degree
2 252 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 156 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 122 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 75 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 53 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 49 (1.38%) ISEB
7 49 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 31 (0.88%) PMP
9 29 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 24 (0.68%) AWS Certification
11 23 (0.65%) Master's Degree
12 12 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.31%) CISSP
14 10 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.23%) IIBA
16 7 (0.20%) CISA
16 7 (0.20%) CSPO
17 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (8.37%) QA
2 30 (0.85%) GDPR
3 16 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.40%) NIST
5 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.23%) PMO
6 8 (0.23%) SLA
7 6 (0.17%) PSD2
8 3 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.085%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.085%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.085%) MiFID
8 3 (0.085%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.085%) SEPA
9 2 (0.057%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.057%) WCAG
10 1 (0.028%) GxP
System Software
1 613 (17.33%) Docker
2 55 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 53 (1.50%) HDFS
4 46 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (0.88%) vSphere
6 16 (0.45%) NDS
7 15 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 12 (0.34%) Postfix
9 9 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.17%) LXC
10 6 (0.17%) Varnish
11 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.11%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.057%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.057%) Ceph
14 2 (0.057%) Xen
15 1 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 379 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 231 (6.53%) Terraform
3 187 (5.29%) Ansible
4 90 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (2.43%) Puppet
6 24 (0.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 24 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.34%) Kibana
9 11 (0.31%) Packer
10 10 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.25%) Mesos
12 8 (0.23%) MIIS
12 8 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 7 (0.20%) Nagios
13 7 (0.20%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.17%) SCCM
15 5 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 501 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 205 (5.79%) Google
3 183 (5.17%) Oracle
4 111 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
5 93 (2.63%) SAP
6 83 (2.35%) Atlassian
7 75 (2.12%) VMware
8 56 (1.58%) IBM
9 53 (1.50%) Cloudera
9 53 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 46 (1.30%) Informatica
11 39 (1.10%) Talend
12 34 (0.96%) Zend
13 29 (0.82%) New Relic
14 28 (0.79%) Bloomberg
15 27 (0.76%) Adobe
16 26 (0.73%) NetIQ
17 24 (0.68%) Sitecore
18 23 (0.65%) ForgeRock
18 23 (0.65%) Splunk