Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11,888 15,061 14,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.64% 9.06% 9.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 9.87% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9,397 12,669 13,063
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 126,172 152,586 147,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.66% 91.81% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99,839 124,671 122,427
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,150 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 5,536 £65,000 +8.33% 255
South East +3 2,431 £52,500 +5.00% 123
North of England -11 1,480 £47,500 - 104
Midlands +5 917 £47,500 - 63
South West -3 838 £45,000 -5.26% 59
North West -15 750 £50,000 +5.26% 59
East of England +8 651 £52,500 - 47
Yorkshire -9 616 £45,000 - 27
West Midlands +3 514 £50,000 +5.26% 42
East Midlands +8 401 £45,000 -5.26% 21
North East +2 116 £42,500 - 18
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10,745 (90.39%) Agile Software Development
2 3,583 (30.14%) C#
3 3,516 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 3,266 (27.47%) .NET
5 3,133 (26.35%) Java
6 2,794 (23.50%) TDD
7 2,653 (22.32%) Kanban
8 2,568 (21.60%) SQL
9 2,562 (21.55%) Finance
10 2,240 (18.84%) HTML
11 2,197 (18.48%) Software Engineering
12 2,175 (18.30%) SQL Server
13 2,059 (17.32%) Test Automation
14 2,039 (17.15%) CSS
15 1,977 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
16 1,957 (16.46%) AngularJS
17 1,934 (16.27%) DevOps
18 1,898 (15.97%) Git (software)
19 1,833 (15.42%) Microsoft
20 1,806 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,751 (14.73%) BDD
22 1,733 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
23 1,729 (14.54%) MVC
24 1,704 (14.33%) JIRA
25 1,689 (14.21%) ASP.NET
26 1,586 (13.34%) QA
27 1,577 (13.27%) Degree
28 1,541 (12.96%) SDLC
29 1,273 (10.71%) Python
30 1,220 (10.26%) React

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
1 704 (5.92%) Confluence
2 296 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
3 272 (2.29%) CMS
4 230 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 191 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 187 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 180 (1.51%) Apache
8 158 (1.33%) IIS
9 106 (0.89%) Apache Solr
10 102 (0.86%) Apache Pig
11 91 (0.77%) SAS
12 79 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 73 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 67 (0.56%) Drupal
15 65 (0.55%) JBoss
15 65 (0.55%) OpenStack
16 62 (0.52%) Umbraco
17 51 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
18 50 (0.42%) WordPress
19 48 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 175 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 151 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 117 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 105 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 97 (0.82%) InVision
5 97 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 96 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 87 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 38 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 12 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 12 (0.10%) Flinto
10 12 (0.10%) Mingle
11 11 (0.093%) SPSS
12 8 (0.067%) Pixate
13 7 (0.059%) HipChat
14 6 (0.050%) InDesign
15 4 (0.034%) GIMP
15 4 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 127 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 123 (1.03%) Temenos T24
3 56 (0.47%) Magento
4 53 (0.45%) thinkFolio
5 25 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 18 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 17 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 15 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
9 13 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 11 (0.093%) Odoo
10 11 (0.093%) WebTrends
11 10 (0.084%) Actimize
11 10 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (0.050%) R3 Corda
13 6 (0.050%) SAP ERP
14 4 (0.034%) Endur
14 4 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
15 2 (0.017%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,806 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,733 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 451 (3.79%) SaaS
4 353 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 305 (2.57%) GitHub
6 250 (2.10%) PaaS
7 241 (2.03%) Serverless
8 228 (1.92%) Office 365
9 151 (1.27%) IaaS
10 139 (1.17%) Amazon S3
11 130 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 128 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
13 116 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
14 104 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 96 (0.81%) G Suite
16 85 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
17 80 (0.67%) npm
18 71 (0.60%) OpenShift
19 68 (0.57%) Apigee
20 65 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 248 (2.09%) Internet
2 148 (1.24%) HTTP
3 143 (1.20%) DNS
4 114 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 93 (0.78%) Firewall
6 72 (0.61%) DHCP
7 71 (0.60%) Broadband
8 35 (0.29%) Modbus
8 35 (0.29%) RS-485
9 34 (0.29%) Intranet
10 33 (0.28%) Skype
11 31 (0.26%) Hyperconnected
12 30 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (0.22%) VPN
14 25 (0.21%) Extranet
15 23 (0.19%) VoIP
16 20 (0.17%) HTTPS
17 16 (0.13%) NetScaler
18 15 (0.13%) Network Security
18 15 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,175 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 723 (6.08%) NoSQL
3 530 (4.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 515 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 513 (4.32%) Big Data
6 498 (4.19%) MySQL
7 444 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 421 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
9 395 (3.32%) Hadoop
10 337 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 289 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 262 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 240 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 227 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 186 (1.56%) Power BI
16 184 (1.55%) Redis
17 160 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 159 (1.34%) Apache Hive
19 151 (1.27%) HBase
20 143 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,898 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 1,704 (14.33%) JIRA
3 1,171 (9.85%) Jenkins
4 1,117 (9.40%) Selenium
5 718 (6.04%) Cucumber
6 653 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 613 (5.16%) Visual Studio
8 473 (3.98%) Maven
9 423 (3.56%) JUnit
10 410 (3.45%) WebDriver
11 342 (2.88%) Subversion
12 316 (2.66%) TeamCity
13 302 (2.54%) Bitbucket
14 299 (2.52%) SoapUI
15 282 (2.37%) NUnit
16 257 (2.16%) JMeter
17 223 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 222 (1.87%) Gradle
19 204 (1.72%) SpecFlow
20 174 (1.46%) Appium
General
1 2,562 (21.55%) Finance
2 835 (7.02%) Retail
3 767 (6.45%) Banking
4 614 (5.16%) Marketing
5 356 (2.99%) Games
6 315 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 242 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 234 (1.97%) Advertising
9 173 (1.46%) Law
10 169 (1.42%) Electronics
11 114 (0.96%) Front Office
12 111 (0.93%) Legal
13 83 (0.70%) Back Office
14 62 (0.52%) Publishing
15 55 (0.46%) Billing
16 54 (0.45%) Automotive
17 52 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 52 (0.44%) Investment Banking
18 48 (0.40%) Local Government
19 44 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4,601 (38.70%) Developer
2 1,530 (12.87%) .NET Developer
3 1,345 (11.31%) Analyst
4 1,112 (9.35%) C# Developer
5 978 (8.23%) Senior Developer
6 859 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 855 (7.19%) Java Developer
8 840 (7.07%) Business Analyst
9 747 (6.28%) Software Engineer
10 698 (5.87%) Software Developer
11 696 (5.85%) Scrum Master
12 665 (5.59%) Project Manager
13 491 (4.13%) Architect
14 357 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
15 338 (2.84%) Test Engineer
16 318 (2.67%) Lead Developer
17 316 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
17 316 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 304 (2.56%) Tester
19 294 (2.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,266 (27.47%) .NET
2 2,240 (18.84%) HTML
3 2,039 (17.15%) CSS
4 1,957 (16.46%) AngularJS
5 1,689 (14.21%) ASP.NET
6 1,220 (10.26%) React
7 1,155 (9.72%) Web Services
8 1,032 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 996 (8.38%) RESTful
10 955 (8.03%) REST
11 954 (8.02%) Spring
12 931 (7.83%) HTML5
13 838 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 833 (7.01%) jQuery
15 816 (6.86%) .NET Framework
16 797 (6.70%) Node.js
17 657 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 628 (5.28%) XML
19 576 (4.85%) SOAP
20 548 (4.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,125 (9.46%) User Experience
2 798 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 759 (6.38%) Fintech
4 549 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
5 507 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 349 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 297 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 292 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 172 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 112 (0.94%) PMI
11 104 (0.87%) NHS
12 102 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 102 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 93 (0.78%) Public Cloud
14 92 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 84 (0.71%) Data Centre
16 70 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
17 69 (0.58%) Tandem
18 68 (0.57%) Social Media
19 64 (0.54%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 841 (7.07%) Linux
2 649 (5.46%) Windows
3 361 (3.04%) Android
4 325 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 228 (1.92%) Unix
6 142 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 97 (0.82%) CentOS
8 91 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (0.46%) Windows 10
12 44 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 35 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
14 28 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 15 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.067%) Debian
16 8 (0.067%) Fedora
17 7 (0.059%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.059%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.059%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,745 (90.39%) Agile Software Development
2 2,794 (23.50%) TDD
3 2,653 (22.32%) Kanban
4 2,197 (18.48%) Software Engineering
5 2,059 (17.32%) Test Automation
6 1,977 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1,934 (16.27%) DevOps
8 1,751 (14.73%) BDD
9 1,729 (14.54%) MVC
10 1,541 (12.96%) SDLC
11 1,172 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
12 1,143 (9.61%) Mentoring
13 1,137 (9.56%) Project Management
14 1,113 (9.36%) User Stories
15 1,102 (9.27%) Microservices
16 897 (7.55%) Computer Science
17 852 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
18 833 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 822 (6.91%) OO
20 815 (6.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,583 (30.14%) C#
2 3,516 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 3,133 (26.35%) Java
4 2,568 (21.60%) SQL
5 1,273 (10.71%) Python
6 569 (4.79%) C++
7 563 (4.74%) T-SQL
8 548 (4.61%) PHP
9 463 (3.89%) TypeScript
10 440 (3.70%) Ruby
11 413 (3.47%) Java 8
12 397 (3.34%) Scala
13 396 (3.33%) C
14 318 (2.67%) ES6
15 309 (2.60%) PowerShell
16 160 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 148 (1.24%) PL/SQL
18 142 (1.19%) VB.NET
19 120 (1.01%) Go
20 118 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,577 (13.27%) Degree
2 493 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 359 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 293 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 239 (2.01%) ISEB
6 189 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 167 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 120 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 112 (0.94%) PMP
10 94 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 75 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 61 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 46 (0.39%) AWS Certification
13 46 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 46 (0.39%) SAFe Agilist
14 41 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 40 (0.34%) PhD
16 39 (0.33%) APMP
17 36 (0.30%) CISSP
18 33 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,586 (13.34%) QA
2 196 (1.65%) GDPR
3 125 (1.05%) PMO
4 62 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.48%) MiFID
6 50 (0.42%) PSD2
7 48 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 26 (0.22%) DICOM
10 23 (0.19%) WAI
11 22 (0.19%) SLA
12 20 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 16 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 11 (0.093%) SEPA
16 10 (0.084%) ISO 9000
16 10 (0.084%) P3O
17 8 (0.067%) COBIT
17 8 (0.067%) EMIR
18 5 (0.042%) Basel III
System Software
1 981 (8.25%) Docker
2 125 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 102 (0.86%) Apache Flume
4 79 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 79 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (0.66%) Firmware
6 35 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.24%) vSphere
8 17 (0.14%) HDFS
9 16 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (0.13%) Varnish
9 16 (0.13%) XenApp
9 16 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.084%) GridGain
11 7 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.050%) iptables
13 5 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.034%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.025%) etcd
Systems Management
1 442 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 373 (3.14%) Ansible
3 260 (2.19%) Terraform
4 248 (2.09%) Puppet
5 245 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 111 (0.93%) Oozie
7 96 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
8 57 (0.48%) Salt
9 56 (0.47%) Mesos
10 45 (0.38%) Grafana
11 39 (0.33%) Prometheus
11 39 (0.33%) SCOM
12 38 (0.32%) Marathon
13 34 (0.29%) SCCM
14 32 (0.27%) Rancher
15 28 (0.24%) Kibana
16 25 (0.21%) Tivoli
17 18 (0.15%) HAProxy
18 17 (0.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1,833 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 784 (6.59%) Oracle
3 493 (4.15%) Google
4 357 (3.00%) SAP
5 166 (1.40%) Tableau
6 164 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 164 (1.38%) Cloudera
7 163 (1.37%) Adobe
8 138 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 136 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 127 (1.07%) VMware
11 122 (1.03%) Cadence
12 114 (0.96%) Databricks
13 107 (0.90%) Hortonworks
14 106 (0.89%) Facebook
15 105 (0.88%) WorldPay
16 97 (0.82%) Sitecore
17 95 (0.80%) MapR
18 89 (0.75%) Splunk
19 85 (0.72%) HP