Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 17 36
Rank change year-on-year -24 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 23 215 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.05% 10.60% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 11.81% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 154 247
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £46,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £82,500 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 497 1,820 3,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 87.50% 89.70% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 342 1,352 2,529
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,025 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,625 £80,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
Watford +15 9 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Stevenage 0 5 - - 7
St Albans -3 3 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Borehamwood +10 2 £67,500 +35.00%
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Letchworth +16 1 - -
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) PHP
3 11 (47.83%) MySQL
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 11 (47.83%) Zend
3 11 (47.83%) Zend Framework
3 11 (47.83%) Sass
3 11 (47.83%) Vue.js
4 10 (43.48%) Laravel
4 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 9 (39.13%) Symfony
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
5 9 (39.13%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) OO PHP
7 6 (26.09%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
8 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) LESS
9 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
10 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Avionics
10 3 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) 3GPP
1 2 (8.70%) LTE
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) 5G
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Avionics
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
1 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Developer
3 3 (13.04%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) jQuery
1 11 (47.83%) Sass
1 11 (47.83%) Vue.js
1 11 (47.83%) Zend Framework
2 10 (43.48%) Laravel
3 9 (39.13%) Symfony
4 4 (17.39%) LESS
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) EDI
5 1 (4.35%) JavaBeans
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) OO PHP
4 6 (26.09%) Microservices
5 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
6 3 (13.04%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) PLM
6 3 (13.04%) Product Backlog
6 3 (13.04%) Product Roadmap
6 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PHP
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Zend
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.04%) Twitter