Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 24 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,895 4,510 5,580
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.04% 8.81% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 9.42% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,782 3,736 4,787
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.76%

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 22,061 47,862 58,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.57% 93.45% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18,424 38,823 47,650
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -8 334 £72,500 +7.41% 84
South London +8 114 £65,000 -7.14% 18
West London -20 24 £55,000 -12.00% 39
East London -4 7 £67,500 +17.39% 24
North London +2 1 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1,737 (91.66%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 603 (31.82%) Java
4 593 (31.29%) DevOps
5 548 (28.92%) Finance
6 502 (26.49%) Azure
7 468 (24.70%) TDD
8 453 (23.91%) AWS
9 429 (22.64%) .NET
10 414 (21.85%) Docker
11 407 (21.48%) Microservices
12 399 (21.06%) Software Engineering
13 397 (20.95%) SQL
14 394 (20.79%) Python
15 354 (18.68%) Kanban
16 349 (18.42%) Git (software)
17 332 (17.52%) C#
18 325 (17.15%) Kubernetes
19 301 (15.88%) JIRA
20 296 (15.62%) HTML
21 286 (15.09%) React
22 277 (14.62%) .NET Core
23 267 (14.09%) CSS
24 263 (13.88%) Microsoft
25 232 (12.24%) SQL Server
26 219 (11.56%) Test Automation
27 213 (11.24%) Degree
27 213 (11.24%) Analytics
28 209 (11.03%) Web Services
29 208 (10.98%) Mentoring

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
1 138 (7.28%) Confluence
2 46 (2.43%) SAS
3 35 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 32 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 30 (1.58%) CMS
6 19 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.00%) IIS
7 17 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.74%) Apache
10 10 (0.53%) nginx
11 8 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.26%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.26%) WordPress
14 4 (0.21%) JBoss
14 4 (0.21%) Mendix
14 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 30 (1.58%) InVision
1 30 (1.58%) Sketch
2 18 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.84%) Zeplin
4 13 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.58%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.26%) Figma
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 74 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
4 10 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.37%) Magento
5 7 (0.37%) Shopify
6 4 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.053%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.053%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.053%) Summit
9 1 (0.053%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 502 (26.49%) Azure
2 453 (23.91%) AWS
3 173 (9.13%) GCP
4 115 (6.07%) Power Platform
5 99 (5.22%) SaaS
6 86 (4.54%) PaaS
7 66 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
8 56 (2.96%) Serverless
9 49 (2.59%) GitHub
10 48 (2.53%) OpenShift
11 41 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 34 (1.79%) PowerApps
13 33 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (1.58%) npm
15 29 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
16 27 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 27 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
16 27 (1.42%) Logic Apps
16 27 (1.42%) Slack
17 25 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.22%) HTTP
2 36 (1.90%) DNS
3 19 (1.00%) Internet
3 19 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.84%) OSPF
5 13 (0.69%) FTP
5 13 (0.69%) IMAP
5 13 (0.69%) SMTP
6 12 (0.63%) Skype
7 11 (0.58%) Firewall
8 7 (0.37%) WAN
9 6 (0.32%) LAN
10 5 (0.26%) BGP
10 5 (0.26%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.26%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.21%) SNMP
11 4 (0.21%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.11%) DHCP
12 2 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.23%) Big Data
3 105 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 77 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 66 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (3.43%) Hadoop
7 65 (3.43%) MySQL
8 63 (3.32%) Power BI
9 62 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 54 (2.85%) Relational Database
11 42 (2.22%) Pentaho
12 39 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
13 38 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 38 (2.01%) Oracle Database
14 37 (1.95%) Redis
15 35 (1.85%) Impala
16 29 (1.53%) Hazelcast
17 28 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (1.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 349 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 301 (15.88%) JIRA
3 198 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 126 (6.65%) GitLab
5 110 (5.80%) Selenium
6 77 (4.06%) TeamCity
7 74 (3.91%) Artifactory
8 69 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 68 (3.59%) Maven
10 63 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 61 (3.22%) Cucumber
12 58 (3.06%) Bitbucket
13 57 (3.01%) JUnit
14 50 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 47 (2.48%) WebDriver
16 41 (2.16%) Postman
17 40 (2.11%) Appium
18 37 (1.95%) Subversion
19 30 (1.58%) NUnit
20 29 (1.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 548 (28.92%) Finance
2 168 (8.87%) Banking
3 116 (6.12%) Retail
4 79 (4.17%) Marketing
5 76 (4.01%) Public Sector
6 60 (3.17%) Front Office
7 53 (2.80%) Games
8 49 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 41 (2.16%) Private Banking
10 33 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 28 (1.48%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.27%) Online Betting
14 23 (1.21%) Law
15 22 (1.16%) Electronics
16 16 (0.84%) Advertising
17 15 (0.79%) Legal
18 12 (0.63%) Billing
18 12 (0.63%) Publishing
19 9 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 629 (33.19%) Developer
2 162 (8.55%) Software Engineer
3 149 (7.86%) Java Developer
4 140 (7.39%) .NET Developer
5 112 (5.91%) C# Developer
6 110 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 107 (5.65%) Lead Developer
8 98 (5.17%) Architect
9 89 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 87 (4.59%) Analyst
11 80 (4.22%) Scrum Master
12 75 (3.96%) Project Manager
13 62 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 59 (3.11%) Data Engineer
14 59 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
14 59 (3.11%) Product Manager
15 58 (3.06%) Business Analyst
16 56 (2.96%) Consultant
16 56 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
17 49 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (22.64%) .NET
2 296 (15.62%) HTML
3 286 (15.09%) React
4 277 (14.62%) .NET Core
5 267 (14.09%) CSS
6 209 (11.03%) Web Services
7 205 (10.82%) Node.js
8 198 (10.45%) AngularJS
9 190 (10.03%) .NET Framework
10 174 (9.18%) REST
11 160 (8.44%) Spring
12 159 (8.39%) Kafka
13 137 (7.23%) ASP.NET
14 115 (6.07%) HTML5
15 112 (5.91%) RESTful
16 101 (5.33%) Spring Boot
17 96 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 88 (4.64%) XML
19 74 (3.91%) CSS3
20 70 (3.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (9.82%) User Experience
2 171 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
4 86 (4.54%) Fixed Income
5 71 (3.75%) Cloud Native
6 57 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 52 (2.74%) Derivative
8 49 (2.59%) Public Cloud
9 39 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 38 (2.01%) Hedge funds
11 34 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
12 32 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
12 32 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (1.53%) Online Games
14 24 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
15 22 (1.16%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.11%) FMCG
17 18 (0.95%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.95%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 111 (5.86%) Linux
2 70 (3.69%) Windows
3 67 (3.54%) Unix
4 45 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.06%) Android
6 22 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.11%) CentOS
8 14 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.26%) Fedora
11 3 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,737 (91.66%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (31.29%) DevOps
3 468 (24.70%) TDD
4 407 (21.48%) Microservices
5 399 (21.06%) Software Engineering
6 354 (18.68%) Kanban
7 219 (11.56%) Test Automation
8 213 (11.24%) Analytics
9 208 (10.98%) Mentoring
10 205 (10.82%) Coaching
11 198 (10.45%) Fintech
12 197 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
12 197 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
13 196 (10.34%) BDD
14 170 (8.97%) SDLC
15 158 (8.34%) Web Development
16 139 (7.34%) Project Management
17 134 (7.07%) OO
18 123 (6.49%) Software Delivery
19 120 (6.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 681 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 603 (31.82%) Java
3 397 (20.95%) SQL
4 394 (20.79%) Python
5 332 (17.52%) C#
6 149 (7.86%) Go
7 127 (6.70%) TypeScript
8 85 (4.49%) Ruby
9 71 (3.75%) C
10 66 (3.48%) Java 8
11 63 (3.32%) Shell Script
12 54 (2.85%) Bash Shell
13 53 (2.80%) R
14 48 (2.53%) T-SQL
15 43 (2.27%) Kotlin
16 40 (2.11%) C++
16 40 (2.11%) PL/SQL
17 38 (2.01%) PHP
18 35 (1.85%) HiveQL
19 30 (1.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 213 (11.24%) Degree
2 97 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 27 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.00%) PMP
8 17 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.84%) PhD
10 11 (0.58%) ISEB
11 10 (0.53%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.21%) APMG
14 4 (0.21%) CISA
14 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.16%) CISSP
15 3 (0.16%) CSPO
16 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (10.34%) QA
2 20 (1.06%) NIST
3 12 (0.63%) PMO
4 11 (0.58%) GDPR
4 11 (0.58%) MiFID
5 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.32%) PSD2
6 5 (0.26%) EMIR
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.16%) WCAG
9 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.11%) ITGC
9 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
10 1 (0.053%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.053%) NCSC
10 1 (0.053%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.053%) PMBOK
System Software
1 414 (21.85%) Docker
2 44 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 35 (1.85%) HDFS
4 19 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.69%) Postfix
6 3 (0.16%) LXC
6 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.053%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 325 (17.15%) Kubernetes
2 102 (5.38%) Terraform
3 88 (4.64%) Ansible
4 45 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (2.06%) Puppet
6 23 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.63%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.53%) Grafana
9 5 (0.26%) Salt
10 4 (0.21%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.21%) Mesos
10 4 (0.21%) Rancher
11 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.16%) Kibana
12 2 (0.11%) Packer
12 2 (0.11%) WMI
13 1 (0.053%) Consul
13 1 (0.053%) Opsview
13 1 (0.053%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.053%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 263 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 140 (7.39%) Google
3 98 (5.17%) Oracle
4 92 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
5 77 (4.06%) Atlassian
6 71 (3.75%) SAP
7 45 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 45 (2.37%) Talend
8 42 (2.22%) VMware
9 41 (2.16%) IBM
10 40 (2.11%) Adobe
11 39 (2.06%) Cloudera
12 37 (1.95%) Informatica
13 22 (1.16%) New Relic
14 21 (1.11%) hybris
15 20 (1.06%) Cisco
16 17 (0.90%) Palo Alto
17 15 (0.79%) ServiceNow
17 15 (0.79%) Siebel
18 14 (0.74%) Pega