Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 28 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 3,523 2,453 5,325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.86% 8.35% 9.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 8.91% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,068 2,028 4,406
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,338 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.96% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £93,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 42,599 27,521 53,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.98% 93.69% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28,251 22,549 44,352
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in London

Scrum
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Central London -8 413 £72,500 +3.57% 187
West London +9 164 £67,142 +7.43% 52
South London +11 128 £58,750 -9.62% 22
East London +6 13 £75,000 +73.41% 49
North London +12 4 £53,000 -7.83%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3,122 (88.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,075 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 981 (27.85%) Social Skills
4 941 (26.71%) Finance
5 917 (26.03%) Java
6 902 (25.60%) React
7 874 (24.81%) TDD
8 858 (24.35%) AWS
9 844 (23.96%) DevOps
10 838 (23.79%) Kanban
11 799 (22.68%) Software Engineering
12 790 (22.42%) Microservices
13 737 (20.92%) Azure
14 672 (19.07%) SQL
15 645 (18.31%) Git (software)
16 644 (18.28%) C#
16 644 (18.28%) Docker
17 626 (17.77%) .NET
18 621 (17.63%) JIRA
19 609 (17.29%) Node.js
20 539 (15.30%) Test Automation
21 534 (15.16%) Python
22 526 (14.93%) CSS
23 524 (14.87%) REST
24 515 (14.62%) Kubernetes
25 511 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
26 506 (14.36%) Mentoring
27 495 (14.05%) HTML
28 475 (13.48%) TypeScript
29 473 (13.43%) User Experience

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 301 (8.54%) Confluence
2 89 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (2.36%) CMS
4 55 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 42 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 41 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 32 (0.91%) Drupal
8 25 (0.71%) IIS
9 24 (0.68%) Apache
10 22 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.40%) Traefik
12 13 (0.37%) SAS
13 12 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.31%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.26%) Jupyter
15 9 (0.26%) Mendix
15 9 (0.26%) nginx
15 9 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.26%) WordPress
16 7 (0.20%) CICS
Applications
1 54 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.62%) InVision
5 17 (0.48%) Figma
5 17 (0.48%) Sketch
6 16 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.40%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.20%) Adobe XD
11 6 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
11 6 (0.17%) Marvel
11 6 (0.17%) Revit
11 6 (0.17%) UXPin
12 5 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.14%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.11%) Windchill
14 3 (0.085%) Maya
Business Applications
1 40 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.74%) Shopify
3 22 (0.62%) Magento
4 20 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.11%) ProductWriter
8 4 (0.11%) Summit
8 4 (0.11%) TrackWise
9 3 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.057%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 2 (0.057%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.057%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.057%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.057%) StreamServe
10 2 (0.057%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 858 (24.35%) AWS
2 737 (20.92%) Azure
3 312 (8.86%) Serverless
4 243 (6.90%) GitHub
5 232 (6.59%) SaaS
6 208 (5.90%) GCP
7 159 (4.51%) AWS Lambda
8 152 (4.31%) Power Platform
9 126 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 107 (3.04%) PaaS
11 106 (3.01%) Amazon S3
12 99 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
13 81 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
14 62 (1.76%) CloudFront
15 61 (1.73%) AWS Fargate
16 56 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
17 51 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
17 51 (1.45%) IaaS
18 47 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
19 43 (1.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.64%) Broadband
2 66 (1.87%) HTTP
3 46 (1.31%) Internet
4 33 (0.94%) Firewall
5 27 (0.77%) DNS
6 15 (0.43%) VPN
7 14 (0.40%) Network Security
8 13 (0.37%) SSL
9 12 (0.34%) IPv4
10 11 (0.31%) WAN
11 9 (0.26%) LAN
12 8 (0.23%) SD-WAN
12 8 (0.23%) SMS
12 8 (0.23%) SSH
12 8 (0.23%) VSAN
13 7 (0.20%) 5G
13 7 (0.20%) FTP
14 6 (0.17%) DSL
14 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 299 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 295 (8.37%) MySQL
4 293 (8.32%) NoSQL
5 269 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
6 226 (6.41%) MongoDB
7 171 (4.85%) Big Data
8 131 (3.72%) Power BI
9 102 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 102 (2.90%) Redis
10 91 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 78 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
11 78 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 70 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 53 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (1.42%) DB2
15 49 (1.39%) Tableau
16 47 (1.33%) Data Lake
16 47 (1.33%) Hadoop
17 39 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 645 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 621 (17.63%) JIRA
3 471 (13.37%) Jenkins
4 165 (4.68%) Selenium
5 131 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 114 (3.24%) Cucumber
7 110 (3.12%) webpack
8 108 (3.07%) Maven
9 104 (2.95%) GitLab
10 101 (2.87%) Gradle
11 100 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 94 (2.67%) Cypress.io
13 87 (2.47%) JUnit
14 86 (2.44%) Jasmine
15 79 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 76 (2.16%) SpecFlow
17 74 (2.10%) Bitbucket
18 69 (1.96%) Postman
19 65 (1.85%) IntelliJ
20 63 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 981 (27.85%) Social Skills
2 941 (26.71%) Finance
3 321 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
4 302 (8.57%) Retail
5 262 (7.44%) Banking
6 190 (5.39%) Marketing
7 187 (5.31%) Public Sector
8 143 (4.06%) Presentation Skills
9 123 (3.49%) Games
10 112 (3.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 91 (2.58%) Investment Banking
12 86 (2.44%) Legal
13 76 (2.16%) Telecoms
14 72 (2.04%) Manufacturing
15 63 (1.79%) Electronics
16 58 (1.65%) Law
17 53 (1.50%) Publishing
18 47 (1.33%) Financial Institution
19 45 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
20 43 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,276 (36.22%) Developer
2 362 (10.28%) Senior Developer
3 288 (8.17%) Software Engineer
4 269 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 209 (5.93%) Analyst
6 202 (5.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 185 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 181 (5.14%) Project Manager
9 173 (4.91%) Scrum Master
10 149 (4.23%) React Developer
11 148 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 134 (3.80%) Architect
13 125 (3.55%) Business Analyst
14 109 (3.09%) Lead Developer
15 108 (3.07%) Java Engineer
16 100 (2.84%) Senior Software Engineer
17 95 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
18 92 (2.61%) Consultant
18 92 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
19 90 (2.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 902 (25.60%) React
2 626 (17.77%) .NET
3 609 (17.29%) Node.js
4 526 (14.93%) CSS
5 524 (14.87%) REST
6 495 (14.05%) HTML
7 468 (13.28%) AngularJS
8 367 (10.42%) RESTful
9 355 (10.08%) Spring
10 306 (8.69%) .NET Core
11 290 (8.23%) Web Services
12 245 (6.95%) GraphQL
13 175 (4.97%) Redux
14 170 (4.83%) Spring Boot
15 169 (4.80%) Vue.js
16 167 (4.74%) HTML5
17 161 (4.57%) .NET Framework
18 157 (4.46%) Jest
19 153 (4.34%) Kafka
20 152 (4.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 473 (13.43%) User Experience
2 197 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 129 (3.66%) Legacy Systems
4 118 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 117 (3.32%) Cloud Native
6 105 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
7 92 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 88 (2.50%) Derivative
9 86 (2.44%) Social Media
10 71 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 66 (1.87%) Virtual Team
12 60 (1.70%) Video\Live Streaming
13 57 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 47 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
15 44 (1.25%) Blog
16 43 (1.22%) iPad
16 43 (1.22%) Management Information System
17 38 (1.08%) Public Cloud
18 36 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
19 34 (0.97%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 232 (6.59%) Linux
2 197 (5.59%) Windows
3 119 (3.38%) Android
4 111 (3.15%) Unix
5 101 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.31%) CentOS
8 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.11%) Tizen
11 4 (0.11%) webOS
11 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.085%) Alpine Linux
12 3 (0.085%) Debian
12 3 (0.085%) Fedora
13 2 (0.057%) AIX
14 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.028%) Solaris
14 1 (0.028%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,122 (88.62%) Agile Software Development
2 874 (24.81%) TDD
3 844 (23.96%) DevOps
4 838 (23.79%) Kanban
5 799 (22.68%) Software Engineering
6 790 (22.42%) Microservices
7 539 (15.30%) Test Automation
8 511 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
9 506 (14.36%) Mentoring
10 471 (13.37%) Coaching
11 469 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
12 443 (12.57%) BDD
13 425 (12.06%) SDLC
14 360 (10.22%) Project Management
15 342 (9.71%) Analytics
16 318 (9.03%) Front End Development
17 308 (8.74%) Project Delivery
18 298 (8.46%) User Stories
19 289 (8.20%) OO
20 279 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,075 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 917 (26.03%) Java
3 672 (19.07%) SQL
4 644 (18.28%) C#
5 534 (15.16%) Python
6 475 (13.48%) TypeScript
7 169 (4.80%) PHP
8 137 (3.89%) Go
9 115 (3.26%) Ruby
10 112 (3.18%) ES6
11 111 (3.15%) PowerShell
12 104 (2.95%) Java 8
13 67 (1.90%) C++
14 64 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 62 (1.76%) C
15 62 (1.76%) Kotlin
16 49 (1.39%) Scala
17 39 (1.11%) Perl
17 39 (1.11%) R
17 39 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 421 (11.95%) Degree
2 145 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 120 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 112 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 33 (0.94%) PMP
7 29 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 25 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 20 (0.57%) ISEB
10 19 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (0.40%) IIBA
12 14 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.17%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (12.43%) QA
2 84 (2.38%) Accessibility
3 48 (1.36%) GDPR
4 42 (1.19%) PMO
5 30 (0.85%) MiFID
6 29 (0.82%) EMIR
7 28 (0.79%) NIST
8 26 (0.74%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.57%) SLA
10 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.31%) WCAG
11 8 (0.23%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.20%) ISO 20022
13 6 (0.17%) ISO 15022
14 5 (0.14%) WAI
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 13485
16 3 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
17 2 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
17 2 (0.057%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.057%) P3O
System Software
1 644 (18.28%) Docker
2 52 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.48%) Postfix
5 13 (0.37%) Ceph
6 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.17%) KVM
7 6 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.11%) vSphere
10 3 (0.085%) HDFS
11 2 (0.057%) LXC
11 2 (0.057%) vCloud
11 2 (0.057%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.028%) Firmware
12 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 515 (14.62%) Kubernetes
2 241 (6.84%) Terraform
3 165 (4.68%) Ansible
4 90 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
5 82 (2.33%) Puppet
6 54 (1.53%) Grafana
7 50 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
8 35 (0.99%) Prometheus
9 21 (0.60%) Consul
10 19 (0.54%) Graphite
11 17 (0.48%) Kibana
11 17 (0.48%) Opsgenie
12 14 (0.40%) Nagios
12 14 (0.40%) Sysdig
13 13 (0.37%) Graylog
13 13 (0.37%) ZABBIX
14 12 (0.34%) Salt
15 10 (0.28%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 317 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 198 (5.62%) Google
3 138 (3.92%) Oracle
4 106 (3.01%) SAP
5 103 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 58 (1.65%) Atlassian
7 56 (1.59%) IBM
8 45 (1.28%) Spotify
8 45 (1.28%) Sybase
9 43 (1.22%) OutSystems
10 40 (1.14%) VMware
11 39 (1.11%) Sony
12 33 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 32 (0.91%) Adobe
14 29 (0.82%) Red Hat
15 28 (0.79%) Apple
16 25 (0.71%) Facebook
17 23 (0.65%) Databricks
17 23 (0.65%) LexisNexis
18 21 (0.60%) MuleSoft