Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15537 15775 16289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.16% 8.85% 7.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.19% 9.90% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12708 14210 14465
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 7621 £60,000 - 454
South East +2 2797 £50,000 +5.26% 192
North of England +1 2136 £45,000 - 237
North West -1 1237 £47,500 +5.56% 119
Midlands -2 1180 £47,500 +9.20% 80
South West -3 934 £47,000 +4.44% 75
East of England -11 868 £52,500 +10.53% 67
Yorkshire +1 818 £45,000 - 94
West Midlands -2 722 £47,000 +4.44% 49
East Midlands 0 459 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North East -7 81 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 14355 (92.39%) Agile Software Development
2 5001 (32.19%) C#
3 4946 (31.83%) .NET
4 4817 (31.00%) JavaScript
5 4775 (30.73%) TDD
6 4302 (27.69%) Java
7 4265 (27.45%) Finance
8 3854 (24.81%) HTML
9 3586 (23.08%) SQL
10 3548 (22.84%) Kanban
11 3519 (22.65%) SQL Server
12 3373 (21.71%) MVC
13 3328 (21.42%) CSS
14 3119 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
15 2803 (18.04%) ASP.NET
16 2760 (17.76%) AngularJS
17 2690 (17.31%) BDD
18 2634 (16.95%) Software Engineering
19 2362 (15.20%) Test Automation
20 2316 (14.91%) Degree
21 2006 (12.91%) Web Services
22 1989 (12.80%) Git (software)
23 1930 (12.42%) Microsoft
24 1922 (12.37%) SDLC
25 1890 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
26 1828 (11.77%) DevOps
27 1801 (11.59%) HTML5
28 1722 (11.08%) QA
29 1605 (10.33%) jQuery
30 1604 (10.32%) RESTful

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
1 585 (3.77%) Confluence
2 513 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 500 (3.22%) Apache
4 448 (2.88%) CMS
5 337 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 329 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 307 (1.98%) JBoss
8 286 (1.84%) IIS
9 251 (1.62%) SharePoint
10 196 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 164 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 156 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 134 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 119 (0.77%) Apache Solr
15 105 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 104 (0.67%) Mule
17 102 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
18 99 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 84 (0.54%) nginx
20 82 (0.53%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 158 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 106 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 99 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 92 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 85 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 63 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 25 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 23 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 20 (0.13%) InVision
11 12 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.071%) Simulink
12 11 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
13 9 (0.058%) UXPin
14 8 (0.051%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.032%) Doxygen
15 5 (0.032%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.026%) Autodesk Inventor
16 4 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 150 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.53%) Magento
3 40 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 27 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 23 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 23 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 23 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 22 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 19 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (0.12%) RMDS
10 17 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 15 (0.097%) NetSuite
12 15 (0.097%) Shopify
13 8 (0.051%) Eloqua
14 7 (0.045%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 1557 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1296 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 561 (3.61%) SaaS
4 367 (2.36%) GitHub
5 165 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 134 (0.86%) PaaS
7 130 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 119 (0.77%) npm
9 113 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 101 (0.65%) IaaS
11 81 (0.52%) Office 365
12 58 (0.37%) OpenShift
13 57 (0.37%) Force.com
13 57 (0.37%) Google Analytics
14 52 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 38 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 37 (0.24%) Amazon S3
16 37 (0.24%) Slack
17 36 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
18 35 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 380 (2.45%) Internet
2 245 (1.58%) HTTP
3 148 (0.95%) Broadband
4 107 (0.69%) Firewall
5 78 (0.50%) Hyperconnected
6 64 (0.41%) SSL
7 62 (0.40%) DNS
7 62 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 42 (0.27%) Wireless
9 37 (0.24%) AMQP
10 34 (0.22%) SMS
11 30 (0.19%) ATM
12 24 (0.15%) VPN
13 22 (0.14%) Intranet
14 20 (0.13%) Ethernet
14 20 (0.13%) Kerberos
15 19 (0.12%) WAN
16 17 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (0.10%) HTTPS
18 15 (0.097%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3519 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 1007 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 962 (6.19%) MySQL
4 855 (5.50%) MongoDB
5 744 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 636 (4.09%) Big Data
7 632 (4.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 465 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 373 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 356 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 339 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 337 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
13 313 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 290 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 261 (1.68%) Redis
16 236 (1.52%) RDBMS
17 207 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 199 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 167 (1.07%) RavenDB
20 159 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1989 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 1591 (10.24%) JIRA
3 1321 (8.50%) Jenkins
4 1150 (7.40%) Selenium
5 1060 (6.82%) NUnit
6 805 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 735 (4.73%) JUnit
8 689 (4.43%) Cucumber
9 641 (4.13%) TeamCity
10 637 (4.10%) Visual Studio
11 625 (4.02%) Subversion
12 592 (3.81%) Maven
13 587 (3.78%) Rhino Mocks
14 506 (3.26%) Moq
15 441 (2.84%) WebDriver
16 401 (2.58%) MSTest
17 356 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 346 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
19 236 (1.52%) gulp
20 213 (1.37%) Grunt
General
1 4265 (27.45%) Finance
2 1559 (10.03%) Banking
3 1290 (8.30%) Retail
4 922 (5.93%) Marketing
5 807 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 693 (4.46%) Retail Banking
7 589 (3.79%) Telecoms
8 548 (3.53%) Games
9 382 (2.46%) Advertising
10 318 (2.05%) Electronics
11 283 (1.82%) Manufacturing
12 219 (1.41%) Publishing
13 160 (1.03%) Back Office
14 149 (0.96%) Legal
15 138 (0.89%) Front Office
16 123 (0.79%) Law
17 112 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 90 (0.58%) Automotive
19 61 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
20 56 (0.36%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7389 (47.56%) Developer
2 2655 (17.09%) .NET Developer
3 2119 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 1590 (10.23%) Java Developer
5 1573 (10.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 1367 (8.80%) Senior Developer
7 1348 (8.68%) Analyst
8 1015 (6.53%) Software Engineer
9 901 (5.80%) Business Analyst
10 887 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 857 (5.52%) Project Manager
12 803 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
13 745 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 684 (4.40%) Scrum Master
15 675 (4.34%) Agile Developer
16 573 (3.69%) Architect
17 536 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
18 491 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 491 (3.16%) Lead Developer
19 489 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4946 (31.83%) .NET
2 3854 (24.81%) HTML
3 3328 (21.42%) CSS
4 2803 (18.04%) ASP.NET
5 2760 (17.76%) AngularJS
6 2006 (12.91%) Web Services
7 1890 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1801 (11.59%) HTML5
9 1605 (10.33%) jQuery
10 1604 (10.32%) RESTful
11 1487 (9.57%) REST
12 1408 (9.06%) Spring
13 1267 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1230 (7.92%) .NET Framework
15 1206 (7.76%) XML
16 1171 (7.54%) WCF
17 1105 (7.11%) React
18 1080 (6.95%) WPF
19 1007 (6.48%) CSS3
20 960 (6.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1529 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 1185 (7.63%) User Experience
3 1017 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
4 936 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 708 (4.56%) Fintech
6 656 (4.22%) Mobile App
7 563 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 317 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 264 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 256 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 218 (1.40%) iPad
12 154 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 153 (0.98%) Tandem
14 149 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 149 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
15 145 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 124 (0.80%) Derivative
17 112 (0.72%) PMI
18 108 (0.70%) Social Network
19 106 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1532 (9.86%) Linux
2 1273 (8.19%) Windows
3 608 (3.91%) Unix
4 536 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 480 (3.09%) Android
6 128 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 81 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 79 (0.51%) CentOS
9 62 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (0.30%) Debian
11 39 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 37 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
13 18 (0.12%) Solaris
14 14 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.084%) CoreOS
15 13 (0.084%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.084%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.064%) Fedora
17 9 (0.058%) MVS
17 9 (0.058%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14355 (92.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4775 (30.73%) TDD
3 3548 (22.84%) Kanban
4 3373 (21.71%) MVC
5 3119 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
6 2690 (17.31%) BDD
7 2634 (16.95%) Software Engineering
8 2362 (15.20%) Test Automation
9 1922 (12.37%) SDLC
10 1828 (11.77%) DevOps
11 1580 (10.17%) OO
12 1469 (9.45%) Mentoring
13 1366 (8.79%) E-Commerce
14 1350 (8.69%) Project Management
15 1260 (8.11%) Web Development
16 1172 (7.54%) Unit Testing
17 1158 (7.45%) Microservices
18 1053 (6.78%) Asset Management
19 1050 (6.76%) User Stories
20 933 (6.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5001 (32.19%) C#
2 4817 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 4302 (27.69%) Java
4 3586 (23.08%) SQL
5 1331 (8.57%) Python
6 877 (5.64%) T-SQL
7 857 (5.52%) PHP
8 848 (5.46%) C++
9 699 (4.50%) Ruby
10 507 (3.26%) C
11 490 (3.15%) Scala
12 389 (2.50%) VB.NET
13 368 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 292 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 238 (1.53%) Groovy
15 238 (1.53%) TypeScript
16 226 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 197 (1.27%) VB
18 182 (1.17%) Objective-C
19 181 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2316 (14.91%) Degree
2 756 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 348 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 281 (1.81%) ISEB
5 253 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 221 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 192 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 184 (1.18%) PMP
9 151 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 103 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 99 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
12 75 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 69 (0.44%) PhD
14 66 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 65 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 41 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 40 (0.26%) APMP
18 31 (0.20%) MCSD
19 30 (0.19%) MCTS
20 29 (0.19%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1722 (11.08%) QA
2 107 (0.69%) PMO
3 62 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.23%) SLA
6 31 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.20%) MiFID
7 29 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 23 (0.15%) GDPR
9 17 (0.11%) COBIT
10 16 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 15 (0.097%) WCAG
12 14 (0.090%) PMBOK
13 12 (0.077%) IEC 62304
14 11 (0.071%) ISO 14001
15 9 (0.058%) PSD2
16 8 (0.051%) IEC 61508
17 6 (0.039%) ISO 9000
17 6 (0.039%) MISRA
18 5 (0.032%) MISRA C
System Software
1 832 (5.35%) Docker
2 120 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 86 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (0.46%) vSphere
5 55 (0.35%) XenServer
6 54 (0.35%) Xen
7 31 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 30 (0.19%) HDFS
9 27 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 21 (0.14%) Firmware
12 14 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 12 (0.077%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.051%) GridGain
15 6 (0.039%) Ceph
15 6 (0.039%) vCloud
16 5 (0.032%) iptables
16 5 (0.032%) KVM
17 4 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (0.026%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 574 (3.69%) Puppet
2 453 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 433 (2.79%) Ansible
4 225 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 164 (1.06%) Terraform
6 80 (0.51%) Cobbler
7 76 (0.49%) Nagios
8 73 (0.47%) Tivoli
9 59 (0.38%) Kibana
10 43 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 43 (0.28%) Salt
11 36 (0.23%) logstash
11 36 (0.23%) Mesos
12 28 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
13 26 (0.17%) Grafana
14 24 (0.15%) Packer
15 22 (0.14%) Marathon
15 22 (0.14%) Prometheus
16 21 (0.14%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1930 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 1139 (7.33%) Oracle
3 433 (2.79%) SAP
4 412 (2.65%) Google
5 201 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 185 (1.19%) Facebook
7 164 (1.06%) IBM
8 162 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 148 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 135 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 130 (0.84%) Adobe
12 129 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 129 (0.83%) VMware
13 128 (0.82%) Tableau
14 127 (0.82%) Murex
15 126 (0.81%) Apple
16 125 (0.80%) hybris
16 125 (0.80%) Twitter
17 122 (0.79%) Zend
18 112 (0.72%) Cadence