Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 87 118 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.13% 9.28% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.88% 10.22% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 110
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year +6.06% +2.59% +1.58%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 800 1,155 1,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 93.13% 90.80% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 651 990 1,244
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Kent

Scrum
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Kent.

Salary trend for Scrum in Kent

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Kent over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Kent

Scrum
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Malling +11 24 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Chatham -3 15 £49,000 +30.67%
Maidstone +10 12 £45,000 - 8
Whitstable - 8 £31,000 -
Canterbury +4 4 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 £50,000 +100.00% 6
Dartford +2 2 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Rochester -5 2 £45,000 - 2
Westerham +11 1 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Folkestone -5 1 £45,000 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 83 (95.40%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (58.62%) C#
3 50 (57.47%) .NET
4 34 (39.08%) SQL
5 32 (36.78%) TDD
6 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
6 26 (29.89%) AngularJS
7 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
8 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 21 (24.14%) Kanban
10 20 (22.99%) HTML
11 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
12 16 (18.39%) CSS
13 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.24%) QA
13 15 (17.24%) BDD
14 14 (16.09%) JIRA
14 14 (16.09%) Finance
15 13 (14.94%) Selenium
15 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (14.94%) Change Control
15 13 (14.94%) Secure Coding
16 12 (13.79%) HTML5
16 12 (13.79%) OO
16 12 (13.79%) MVC
17 11 (12.64%) Python
17 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
18 10 (11.49%) Jenkins

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (6.90%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.60%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) Confluence
5 2 (2.30%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) EngageOne
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.45%) NuGet
3 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.15%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.15%) Heroku
3 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.15%) npm
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) CDMA
1 7 (8.05%) GSM
1 7 (8.05%) LTE
1 7 (8.05%) UMTS
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.45%) Big Data
3 3 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Power BI
5 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.09%) JIRA
3 13 (14.94%) Selenium
4 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
5 8 (9.20%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.75%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.60%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.60%) NUnit
7 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 1 (1.15%) MSTest
10 1 (1.15%) Subversion
10 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (56.32%) Developer
2 35 (40.23%) .NET Developer
3 31 (35.63%) C# Developer
4 29 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (31.03%) Software Developer
6 20 (22.99%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (21.84%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Analyst
9 9 (10.34%) Automation Tester
9 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Tester
10 8 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
11 7 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
12 6 (6.90%) Developer in Test
12 6 (6.90%) Software Tester
12 6 (6.90%) Test Automation Developer
13 5 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (57.47%) .NET
2 26 (29.89%) AngularJS
3 20 (22.99%) HTML
4 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
5 16 (18.39%) CSS
6 12 (13.79%) HTML5
7 8 (9.20%) CSS3
7 8 (9.20%) jQuery
7 8 (9.20%) React
8 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.75%) Node.js
10 5 (5.75%) RESTful
10 5 (5.75%) SOAP
10 5 (5.75%) Web Services
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (4.60%) REST
11 4 (4.60%) Spring
11 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.15%) Fintech
4 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) CentOS
2 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (95.40%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) TDD
3 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
4 21 (24.14%) Kanban
5 15 (17.24%) BDD
6 13 (14.94%) Change Control
6 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.94%) Secure Coding
7 12 (13.79%) MVC
7 12 (13.79%) OO
8 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.34%) Asset Management
9 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
10 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Change Management
11 7 (8.05%) SDLC
11 7 (8.05%) SOLID
12 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.90%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) C#
2 34 (39.08%) SQL
3 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) Python
5 10 (11.49%) Java
6 8 (9.20%) Groovy
6 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) ISEB
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.60%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.45%) Splunk
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) Xamarin