Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 58 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.67% 3.07% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 3.49% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 57
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 769 803 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.73% 88.14% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 621 721 667
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Lancashire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Lancashire

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Lancashire

Scrum
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Preston -8 3 - -
Lancaster - 3 £33,500 - 1
Blackburn +3 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Chorley -2 2 £40,000 +14.29%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Node.js
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (20.00%) Android Development
7 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (20.00%) SOLID
7 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (20.00%) Life Science

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (6.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) MSTest
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Music Industry
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (26.67%) Node.js
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Ninject
6 2 (13.33%) Spring.NET
6 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (20.00%) Life Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (20.00%) Android Development
4 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (20.00%) SOLID
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle