Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 65 97 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.31% 11.04% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 12.00% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 93 92
Kent median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.18% +13.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £33,125 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £69,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +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 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 713 808 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 91.18% 91.92% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 595 683 990
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,975
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 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
West Malling +1 26 £51,500 +21.18% 4
Folkestone +10 10 £39,000 -13.33%
Maidstone 0 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Chatham +5 3 - -
Canterbury -3 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Rochester -4 2 - - 1
Whitstable +1 1 £37,500 +20.97% 4
Dartford -11 1 £50,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 - 3
Sittingbourne - 1 £37,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £75,000 - 3
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.92%) .NET
3 35 (53.85%) C#
3 35 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (52.31%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (49.23%) TDD
5 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
5 32 (49.23%) MVC
6 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
9 27 (41.54%) CSS
9 27 (41.54%) HTML
9 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
9 27 (41.54%) Mentoring
10 25 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (38.46%) .NET Framework
11 24 (36.92%) Azure
12 23 (35.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 23 (35.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 23 (35.38%) WCF
12 23 (35.38%) Unit Testing
12 23 (35.38%) Visual Studio
13 22 (33.85%) SOAP
13 22 (33.85%) Integration Testing
13 22 (33.85%) Entity Framework
13 22 (33.85%) REST
13 22 (33.85%) SQL Server 2012

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 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Chatbot
1 2 (3.08%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) Azure
2 1 (1.54%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) CDMA
1 2 (3.08%) GSM
1 2 (3.08%) LTE
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) UMTS
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (33.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.62%) FileMaker
6 3 (4.62%) Firebird
6 3 (4.62%) MS Access
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
2 23 (35.38%) Visual Studio
2 23 (35.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.08%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) MSTest
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) TestRail
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Back Office
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Military
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Technical Leader
3 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Scrum Master
5 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) .NET
2 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (41.54%) CSS
4 27 (41.54%) HTML
5 25 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 23 (35.38%) WCF
7 22 (33.85%) Entity Framework
7 22 (33.85%) REST
7 22 (33.85%) SOAP
8 21 (32.31%) OAuth
8 21 (32.31%) OpenID
9 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.77%) RESTful
10 7 (10.77%) Spring
10 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 5 (7.69%) WinForms
11 5 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) CentOS
2 2 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (52.31%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (49.23%) MVC
4 32 (49.23%) TDD
5 27 (41.54%) Mentoring
6 25 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (35.38%) Unit Testing
8 22 (33.85%) Architectural Design
8 22 (33.85%) Architecture Roadmap
8 22 (33.85%) Integration Testing
8 22 (33.85%) IT Strategy
8 22 (33.85%) Product Roadmap
8 22 (33.85%) SOLID
8 22 (33.85%) Strategic Roadmap
9 21 (32.31%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (13.85%) BDD
10 9 (13.85%) Kanban
10 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) C#
2 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
4 18 (27.69%) Java
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (4.62%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) ES6
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PMO
2 3 (4.62%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.08%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Guidewire
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Facebook
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.54%) Vertica