Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 10,393 13,701 15,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.32% 9.04% 9.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 9.83% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,275 11,298 12,616
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 115,058 139,361 155,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.11% 91.92% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 91,947 111,887 124,218
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,650 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 0 4,641 £65,000 - 533
South East -10 1,777 £52,000 -0.95% 270
North of England 0 1,403 £47,500 - 333
South West -1 970 £50,000 +2.04% 212
Midlands +1 889 £46,000 +1.10% 219
North West -5 747 £49,500 -1.00% 170
East of England +8 677 £57,500 +4.55% 149
Yorkshire +4 579 £47,500 - 120
West Midlands -9 509 £47,500 - 126
East Midlands +5 377 £45,000 - 93
North East -14 77 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9,165 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3,314 (31.89%) C#
3 2,965 (28.53%) JavaScript
4 2,925 (28.14%) .NET
5 2,561 (24.64%) Java
6 2,543 (24.47%) Kanban
7 2,510 (24.15%) TDD
8 2,191 (21.08%) SQL
9 2,152 (20.71%) Finance
10 2,132 (20.51%) DevOps
11 1,992 (19.17%) Azure
12 1,932 (18.59%) Test Automation
13 1,819 (17.50%) JIRA
14 1,805 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
15 1,758 (16.92%) Software Engineering
16 1,737 (16.71%) Git (software)
17 1,733 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 1,709 (16.44%) HTML
19 1,671 (16.08%) AWS
20 1,594 (15.34%) CSS
21 1,592 (15.32%) AngularJS
22 1,542 (14.84%) BDD
23 1,510 (14.53%) MVC
24 1,473 (14.17%) ASP.NET
25 1,348 (12.97%) Microsoft
26 1,257 (12.09%) Degree
27 1,245 (11.98%) Docker
28 1,243 (11.96%) Microservices
29 1,237 (11.90%) QA
30 1,189 (11.44%) Problem-Solving

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
1 768 (7.39%) Confluence
2 253 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 242 (2.33%) CMS
4 170 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 154 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 146 (1.40%) Apache
7 99 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 84 (0.81%) IIS
9 78 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 71 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 69 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 66 (0.64%) JBoss
12 66 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
13 62 (0.60%) WordPress
14 59 (0.57%) EPiServer
15 58 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 52 (0.50%) Umbraco
17 50 (0.48%) Apache Solr
18 47 (0.45%) nginx
19 45 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 109 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
3 84 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 84 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 84 (0.81%) Sketch
4 75 (0.72%) InVision
5 37 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 35 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 35 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 28 (0.27%) Adobe XD
8 21 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 12 (0.12%) Figma
9 12 (0.12%) Marvel
10 9 (0.087%) Gliffy
10 9 (0.087%) Simulink
10 9 (0.087%) Zeplin
11 7 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.058%) LibreOffice
13 5 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.038%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 103 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 44 (0.42%) Magento
4 30 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 26 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 25 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 24 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 24 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 18 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 14 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 13 (0.13%) R3 Corda
12 6 (0.058%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
13 4 (0.038%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.038%) Temenos T24
14 3 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 3 (0.029%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1,992 (19.17%) Azure
2 1,671 (16.08%) AWS
3 507 (4.88%) SaaS
4 481 (4.63%) GCP
5 332 (3.19%) GitHub
6 237 (2.28%) Serverless
7 181 (1.74%) PaaS
8 137 (1.32%) Power Platform
9 117 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
10 110 (1.06%) Office 365
11 106 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
12 103 (0.99%) OpenShift
13 101 (0.97%) Slack
14 100 (0.96%) IaaS
15 85 (0.82%) Amazon S3
16 84 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
17 77 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
18 73 (0.70%) npm
19 66 (0.64%) Trello
20 59 (0.57%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 180 (1.73%) Internet
2 120 (1.15%) HTTP
3 115 (1.11%) Firewall
4 77 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 62 (0.60%) DNS
6 47 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 38 (0.37%) Skype
8 32 (0.31%) Extranet
8 32 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (0.28%) Broadband
10 24 (0.23%) VPN
11 22 (0.21%) Intranet
12 20 (0.19%) DMZ
13 19 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (0.17%) Wireshark
15 15 (0.14%) DHCP
16 14 (0.13%) AMQP
17 13 (0.13%) NetScaler
17 13 (0.13%) SSH
18 12 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,733 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 438 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 430 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 423 (4.07%) MySQL
5 378 (3.64%) Big Data
6 368 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 324 (3.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 303 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
9 225 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 196 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 191 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 174 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 157 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 140 (1.35%) Redis
15 132 (1.27%) Power BI
16 122 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
17 108 (1.04%) Apache Hive
18 103 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
19 101 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 101 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,819 (17.50%) JIRA
2 1,737 (16.71%) Git (software)
3 1,097 (10.56%) Jenkins
4 1,044 (10.05%) Selenium
5 610 (5.87%) Cucumber
6 450 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 425 (4.09%) Visual Studio
8 376 (3.62%) Maven
9 358 (3.44%) Bitbucket
10 354 (3.41%) JUnit
11 349 (3.36%) WebDriver
12 332 (3.19%) TeamCity
13 256 (2.46%) SoapUI
14 249 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 242 (2.33%) SpecFlow
16 237 (2.28%) NUnit
17 235 (2.26%) Subversion
18 197 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 197 (1.90%) JMeter
19 183 (1.76%) webpack
General
1 2,152 (20.71%) Finance
2 793 (7.63%) Retail
3 618 (5.95%) Banking
4 453 (4.36%) Marketing
5 396 (3.81%) Public Sector
6 259 (2.49%) Games
7 207 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 150 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 145 (1.40%) Advertising
10 144 (1.39%) Legal
11 127 (1.22%) Front Office
12 123 (1.18%) Electronics
13 120 (1.15%) Back Office
14 104 (1.00%) Law
15 75 (0.72%) Automotive
16 50 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 46 (0.44%) Publishing
18 45 (0.43%) Investment Banking
19 33 (0.32%) Aerospace
20 27 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,159 (40.02%) Developer
2 1,135 (10.92%) .NET Developer
3 947 (9.11%) Senior Developer
4 913 (8.78%) C# Developer
5 861 (8.28%) Analyst
6 722 (6.95%) Java Developer
7 660 (6.35%) Software Engineer
8 632 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 612 (5.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 462 (4.45%) Project Manager
11 447 (4.30%) Scrum Master
12 407 (3.92%) Architect
13 394 (3.79%) Business Analyst
14 351 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 321 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
15 321 (3.09%) Lead Developer
16 284 (2.73%) Tester
17 279 (2.68%) Test Engineer
18 273 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
19 272 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,925 (28.14%) .NET
2 1,709 (16.44%) HTML
3 1,594 (15.34%) CSS
4 1,592 (15.32%) AngularJS
5 1,473 (14.17%) ASP.NET
6 1,171 (11.27%) React
7 1,161 (11.17%) Web Services
8 1,010 (9.72%) REST
9 909 (8.75%) Spring
10 873 (8.40%) RESTful
11 859 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 828 (7.97%) .NET Framework
13 759 (7.30%) Node.js
14 664 (6.39%) HTML5
15 653 (6.28%) jQuery
16 650 (6.25%) .NET Core
17 626 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
18 539 (5.19%) SOAP
19 498 (4.79%) JSON
20 485 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 911 (8.77%) User Experience
2 776 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 544 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
4 446 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 336 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 276 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 239 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 145 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 141 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 119 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 106 (1.02%) Public Cloud
12 95 (0.91%) Cloud Native
13 88 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 76 (0.73%) PMI
15 72 (0.69%) iPad
16 71 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
17 69 (0.66%) Data Centre
18 67 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
19 51 (0.49%) Robotics
20 50 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 889 (8.55%) Linux
2 554 (5.33%) Windows
3 358 (3.44%) Android
4 305 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 261 (2.51%) Unix
6 93 (0.89%) CentOS
7 68 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 52 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 27 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.19%) Debian
12 16 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.13%) zOS
15 13 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (0.12%) Fedora
17 9 (0.087%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.048%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,165 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2,543 (24.47%) Kanban
3 2,510 (24.15%) TDD
4 2,132 (20.51%) DevOps
5 1,932 (18.59%) Test Automation
6 1,805 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
7 1,758 (16.92%) Software Engineering
8 1,542 (14.84%) BDD
9 1,510 (14.53%) MVC
10 1,243 (11.96%) Microservices
11 1,189 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
12 1,147 (11.04%) SDLC
13 1,105 (10.63%) Mentoring
14 865 (8.32%) User Stories
15 852 (8.20%) E-Commerce
16 829 (7.98%) Project Management
17 770 (7.41%) Coaching
18 736 (7.08%) OO
19 733 (7.05%) Computer Science
20 716 (6.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,314 (31.89%) C#
2 2,965 (28.53%) JavaScript
3 2,561 (24.64%) Java
4 2,191 (21.08%) SQL
5 1,121 (10.79%) Python
6 461 (4.44%) C++
7 441 (4.24%) C
8 419 (4.03%) PHP
8 419 (4.03%) TypeScript
9 406 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 382 (3.68%) Java 8
11 338 (3.25%) Ruby
12 288 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 262 (2.52%) Scala
14 235 (2.26%) ES6
15 189 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 142 (1.37%) Groovy
17 141 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 132 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 122 (1.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1,257 (12.09%) Degree
2 328 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 296 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 265 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 217 (2.09%) ISEB
6 147 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 115 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 86 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 81 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 77 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 64 (0.62%) PMP
12 60 (0.58%) CISSP
13 53 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 50 (0.48%) MCSE
15 49 (0.47%) CCNA
16 46 (0.44%) SANS
17 43 (0.41%) SAFe Agilist
18 42 (0.40%) Master's Degree
19 41 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
19 41 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,237 (11.90%) QA
2 87 (0.84%) GDPR
3 71 (0.68%) PMO
4 48 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 46 (0.44%) SLA
6 43 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.26%) DICOM
8 26 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 26 (0.25%) PSD2
9 25 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.17%) NIST
11 15 (0.14%) IFRS
12 13 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.087%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.067%) WCAG
16 6 (0.058%) COBIT
17 5 (0.048%) GAAP
18 3 (0.029%) GMP
System Software
1 1,245 (11.98%) Docker
2 86 (0.83%) Firmware
3 84 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 52 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 48 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (0.25%) Varnish
9 18 (0.17%) HDFS
9 18 (0.17%) vSphere
10 14 (0.13%) oVirt
11 13 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.13%) RHEV
11 13 (0.13%) XenApp
12 10 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.077%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.058%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.048%) LXC
16 4 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.038%) RACF
Systems Management
1 710 (6.83%) Kubernetes
2 409 (3.94%) Ansible
3 285 (2.74%) Terraform
4 273 (2.63%) Puppet
5 266 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 129 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
7 74 (0.71%) Mesos
8 66 (0.64%) Oozie
9 63 (0.61%) Salt
10 57 (0.55%) Marathon
11 52 (0.50%) Kibana
12 41 (0.39%) Prometheus
13 39 (0.38%) Istio
14 33 (0.32%) Grafana
15 31 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
16 22 (0.21%) HP ALM
17 19 (0.18%) Knative
18 16 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
19 15 (0.14%) Packer
19 15 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,348 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 521 (5.01%) Oracle
3 494 (4.75%) Google
4 309 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 243 (2.34%) SAP
6 177 (1.70%) Adobe
7 162 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 162 (1.56%) WorldPay
8 125 (1.20%) Splunk
9 109 (1.05%) HP
10 106 (1.02%) IBM
11 103 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 89 (0.86%) Tableau
13 88 (0.85%) hybris
14 87 (0.84%) Sitecore
15 75 (0.72%) Sage
16 73 (0.70%) Xamarin
17 70 (0.67%) Facebook
18 68 (0.65%) VMware
19 67 (0.64%) Apple