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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.15% 9.23% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 10.69% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 17
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 372 290 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 89.00% 86.31% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 342 242 331
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Scrum as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -12 5 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Lancaster 0 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Blackburn -3 2 £21,500 -49.41%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Kanban
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) WinForms
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) OOD
7 4 (23.53%) WPF
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) MVVM
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
8 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Coach
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) WinForms
4 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
6 2 (11.76%) Flash
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Kanban
3 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Market Research
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
6 2 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
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