Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9,785 12,435 14,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.47% 8.81% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 9.56% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,658 10,038 12,408
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 £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 106,242 130,024 150,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.99% 92.17% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84,751 103,653 122,426
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 0 4,482 £65,000 - 616
South East -5 1,754 £51,500 -1.90% 352
North of England +4 1,389 £50,000 +5.26% 339
South West -1 809 £50,000 +5.26% 194
North West +6 763 £50,000 - 195
Midlands -2 731 £50,000 +11.11% 206
East of England +6 600 £57,500 +2.68% 145
Yorkshire +6 547 £48,000 +6.67% 109
West Midlands -8 407 £50,000 +11.11% 102
East Midlands -2 318 £45,000 - 103
North East -8 79 £50,000 +17.65% 35
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 8,673 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3,189 (32.59%) C#
3 2,965 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 2,884 (29.47%) .NET
5 2,540 (25.96%) TDD
6 2,363 (24.15%) Kanban
7 2,339 (23.90%) Java
8 2,229 (22.78%) Finance
9 2,042 (20.87%) SQL
10 1,977 (20.20%) Azure
11 1,931 (19.73%) DevOps
12 1,801 (18.41%) Test Automation
13 1,762 (18.01%) Software Engineering
14 1,755 (17.94%) AWS
15 1,754 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
16 1,734 (17.72%) SQL Server
17 1,728 (17.66%) AngularJS
18 1,662 (16.99%) JIRA
19 1,655 (16.91%) Git (software)
20 1,602 (16.37%) HTML
21 1,574 (16.09%) BDD
22 1,451 (14.83%) CSS
23 1,441 (14.73%) MVC
24 1,412 (14.43%) Microservices
25 1,401 (14.32%) ASP.NET
26 1,330 (13.59%) React
27 1,266 (12.94%) Microsoft
28 1,250 (12.77%) Web Services
29 1,217 (12.44%) Docker
30 1,213 (12.40%) QA

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
1 738 (7.54%) Confluence
2 286 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
3 237 (2.42%) CMS
4 177 (1.81%) Apache Spark
5 153 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 110 (1.12%) IIS
7 98 (1.00%) Apache
8 86 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 86 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 82 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 70 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 64 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 59 (0.60%) WordPress
13 56 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 54 (0.55%) JBoss
14 54 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 49 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 43 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 40 (0.41%) WebLogic
18 35 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 100 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 83 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 79 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 61 (0.62%) Sketch
6 48 (0.49%) InVision
7 37 (0.38%) Chatbot
8 34 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 21 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.19%) Adobe XD
10 19 (0.19%) Figma
11 15 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 13 (0.13%) LibreOffice
13 12 (0.12%) Marvel
14 7 (0.072%) Gliffy
15 6 (0.061%) Zeplin
16 5 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.051%) UXPin
17 4 (0.041%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 124 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 65 (0.66%) Magento
4 31 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 26 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 24 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 21 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 12 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 11 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
11 11 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
12 9 (0.092%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.082%) R3 Corda
14 7 (0.072%) Shopify
15 6 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 5 (0.051%) Temenos T24
17 4 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
18 3 (0.031%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1,977 (20.20%) Azure
2 1,755 (17.94%) AWS
3 477 (4.87%) SaaS
4 444 (4.54%) GCP
5 324 (3.31%) GitHub
6 223 (2.28%) Serverless
7 159 (1.62%) PaaS
8 131 (1.34%) OpenShift
9 119 (1.22%) Office 365
10 113 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
11 102 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 102 (1.04%) Power Platform
12 91 (0.93%) Slack
13 83 (0.85%) Amazon S3
14 81 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
15 73 (0.75%) IaaS
16 65 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
17 63 (0.64%) npm
18 59 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
18 59 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 189 (1.93%) Internet
2 105 (1.07%) HTTP
3 91 (0.93%) Firewall
4 59 (0.60%) DNS
5 41 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 37 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 35 (0.36%) Skype
8 31 (0.32%) Broadband
8 31 (0.32%) DMZ
9 24 (0.25%) Extranet
9 24 (0.25%) VPN
10 22 (0.22%) Wireshark
11 19 (0.19%) AMQP
11 19 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 17 (0.17%) Intranet
13 16 (0.16%) SSL
14 15 (0.15%) DHCP
15 13 (0.13%) MPLS
16 12 (0.12%) Bluetooth
17 11 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,734 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 534 (5.46%) MongoDB
3 505 (5.16%) NoSQL
4 442 (4.52%) MySQL
5 432 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 321 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 306 (3.13%) Big Data
8 273 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 217 (2.22%) Redis
10 184 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 163 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 150 (1.53%) SQL Server 2019
13 148 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 142 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 126 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 125 (1.28%) Hadoop
17 98 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 96 (0.98%) Power BI
19 94 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
20 92 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,662 (16.99%) JIRA
2 1,655 (16.91%) Git (software)
3 1,017 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 890 (9.10%) Selenium
5 521 (5.32%) Cucumber
6 440 (4.50%) Visual Studio
7 426 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 338 (3.45%) Maven
9 336 (3.43%) TeamCity
10 315 (3.22%) JUnit
11 283 (2.89%) Bitbucket
12 274 (2.80%) WebDriver
13 255 (2.61%) SoapUI
14 249 (2.54%) NUnit
15 243 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
16 227 (2.32%) SpecFlow
17 215 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
18 197 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 194 (1.98%) Subversion
20 179 (1.83%) Postman
General
1 2,229 (22.78%) Finance
2 668 (6.83%) Retail
3 626 (6.40%) Banking
4 400 (4.09%) Marketing
5 310 (3.17%) Public Sector
6 276 (2.82%) Games
7 199 (2.03%) Front Office
8 175 (1.79%) Legal
9 149 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 123 (1.26%) Advertising
11 112 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 109 (1.11%) Law
13 101 (1.03%) Back Office
14 93 (0.95%) Electronics
15 85 (0.87%) Automotive
16 81 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 54 (0.55%) Publishing
18 41 (0.42%) Investment Banking
19 38 (0.39%) Aerospace
20 33 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,958 (40.45%) Developer
2 1,162 (11.88%) .NET Developer
3 893 (9.13%) C# Developer
4 886 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 753 (7.70%) Analyst
6 731 (7.47%) Software Engineer
7 652 (6.66%) Java Developer
8 625 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 546 (5.58%) Software Developer
10 426 (4.35%) Scrum Master
11 416 (4.25%) Project Manager
12 365 (3.73%) Architect
13 361 (3.69%) Business Analyst
14 351 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 307 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
16 297 (3.04%) Lead Developer
17 250 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
18 242 (2.47%) Tester
19 234 (2.39%) QA Engineer
20 229 (2.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,884 (29.47%) .NET
2 1,728 (17.66%) AngularJS
3 1,602 (16.37%) HTML
4 1,451 (14.83%) CSS
5 1,401 (14.32%) ASP.NET
6 1,330 (13.59%) React
7 1,250 (12.77%) Web Services
8 981 (10.03%) REST
9 917 (9.37%) .NET Framework
10 910 (9.30%) Node.js
11 882 (9.01%) .NET Core
12 861 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 854 (8.73%) RESTful
14 810 (8.28%) Spring
15 735 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 656 (6.70%) HTML5
17 591 (6.04%) jQuery
18 530 (5.42%) SOAP
19 520 (5.31%) Entity Framework
20 466 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 839 (8.57%) User Experience
2 738 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 599 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
4 470 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 322 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 244 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 205 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 146 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 137 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 131 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 101 (1.03%) Cloud Native
11 101 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 95 (0.97%) iPad
13 76 (0.78%) Fixed Income
14 73 (0.75%) Blog
15 70 (0.72%) PMI
16 69 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 63 (0.64%) Derivative
18 62 (0.63%) Hedge funds
19 58 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 769 (7.86%) Linux
2 550 (5.62%) Windows
3 320 (3.27%) Android
4 292 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 243 (2.48%) Unix
6 79 (0.81%) CentOS
7 63 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 58 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 35 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.25%) Debian
12 23 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 19 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 19 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.18%) Fedora
15 13 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.082%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.082%) zOS
17 6 (0.061%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,673 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2,540 (25.96%) TDD
3 2,363 (24.15%) Kanban
4 1,931 (19.73%) DevOps
5 1,801 (18.41%) Test Automation
6 1,762 (18.01%) Software Engineering
7 1,754 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
8 1,574 (16.09%) BDD
9 1,441 (14.73%) MVC
10 1,412 (14.43%) Microservices
11 1,089 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
12 1,018 (10.40%) SDLC
13 916 (9.36%) Mentoring
14 828 (8.46%) User Stories
15 801 (8.19%) E-Commerce
16 786 (8.03%) Project Management
17 737 (7.53%) Coaching
18 697 (7.12%) OO
19 694 (7.09%) Fintech
20 690 (7.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,189 (32.59%) C#
2 2,965 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 2,339 (23.90%) Java
4 2,042 (20.87%) SQL
5 1,090 (11.14%) Python
6 556 (5.68%) TypeScript
7 423 (4.32%) C++
8 379 (3.87%) PHP
8 379 (3.87%) T-SQL
9 375 (3.83%) Java 8
10 314 (3.21%) C
11 293 (2.99%) Ruby
12 261 (2.67%) Scala
13 245 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 146 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 146 (1.49%) ES6
15 133 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 127 (1.30%) Kotlin
17 124 (1.27%) Apex Code
18 121 (1.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,142 (11.67%) Degree
2 330 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 251 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 225 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 189 (1.93%) ISEB
6 132 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 103 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 63 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 61 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 58 (0.59%) PMP
11 56 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 56 (0.57%) SAFe Agilist
12 47 (0.48%) Master's Degree
13 36 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 30 (0.31%) PhD
15 29 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (0.30%) MCP
16 26 (0.27%) SANS
17 25 (0.26%) MCSE
17 25 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,213 (12.40%) QA
2 76 (0.78%) GDPR
3 57 (0.58%) PMO
4 44 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 39 (0.40%) SLA
6 38 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.32%) DICOM
8 24 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.25%) PSD2
9 22 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 15 (0.15%) IFRS
11 14 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (0.12%) NIST
13 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 11 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.10%) WCAG
15 9 (0.092%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.082%) GMP
16 8 (0.082%) PMBOK
17 7 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,217 (12.44%) Docker
2 97 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 53 (0.54%) Firmware
4 45 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.31%) Apache Flume
7 23 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.17%) Varnish
8 17 (0.17%) vSphere
9 16 (0.16%) HDFS
10 15 (0.15%) Postfix
11 11 (0.11%) ACF2
11 11 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.11%) RACF
11 11 (0.11%) XenApp
12 10 (0.10%) oVirt
12 10 (0.10%) RHEV
13 5 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.051%) LXC
13 5 (0.051%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 715 (7.31%) Kubernetes
2 374 (3.82%) Ansible
3 274 (2.80%) Terraform
4 246 (2.51%) Puppet
5 224 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 116 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
7 61 (0.62%) Mesos
8 56 (0.57%) HP ALM
9 47 (0.48%) Kibana
10 46 (0.47%) Salt
11 43 (0.44%) Oozie
12 42 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
13 36 (0.37%) Marathon
14 35 (0.36%) Istio
14 35 (0.36%) Prometheus
15 32 (0.33%) Grafana
16 22 (0.22%) SCCM
17 21 (0.21%) SCOM
18 19 (0.19%) Knative
19 18 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,266 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 508 (5.19%) Oracle
3 392 (4.01%) Google
4 311 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
5 213 (2.18%) SAP
6 198 (2.02%) WorldPay
7 157 (1.60%) HP
8 155 (1.58%) Adobe
9 142 (1.45%) Atlassian
10 136 (1.39%) IBM
11 124 (1.27%) Tableau
12 122 (1.25%) FIS
13 108 (1.10%) Sitecore
14 104 (1.06%) Sage
15 101 (1.03%) hybris
16 98 (1.00%) Red Hat
17 89 (0.91%) Splunk
18 73 (0.75%) Facebook
18 73 (0.75%) VMware
19 68 (0.69%) Xamarin