Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 4,205 1,495 4,688
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.30% 7.61% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 8.10% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,420 1,232 3,784
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,122
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £80,750
90th Percentile £97,625 £118,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 48,401 18,455 50,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.53% 93.89% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31,685 15,625 41,438
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £106,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +5 478 £72,500 +3.57% 206
West London +23 215 £67,500 +28.57% 44
South London -4 123 £60,000 -7.69% 17
East London +6 32 £75,000 +11.11% 39
North London -12 6 £53,500 -6.96% 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 3,777 (89.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,178 (28.01%) Social Skills
3 1,168 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 1,140 (27.11%) Finance
5 1,063 (25.28%) DevOps
6 1,054 (25.07%) AWS
7 1,041 (24.76%) Java
8 1,039 (24.71%) TDD
9 966 (22.97%) Software Engineering
10 949 (22.57%) Azure
10 949 (22.57%) Kanban
11 926 (22.02%) React
12 867 (20.62%) SQL
13 856 (20.36%) Microservices
14 757 (18.00%) C#
15 756 (17.98%) Docker
16 704 (16.74%) JIRA
17 689 (16.39%) .NET
18 680 (16.17%) Git (software)
19 652 (15.51%) Python
20 648 (15.41%) Node.js
21 645 (15.34%) Test Automation
22 627 (14.91%) Mentoring
23 621 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
24 613 (14.58%) Kubernetes
25 600 (14.27%) Full Stack Development
26 584 (13.89%) Coaching
27 576 (13.70%) User Experience
27 576 (13.70%) Jenkins
28 561 (13.34%) REST

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
1 315 (7.49%) Confluence
2 151 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
3 98 (2.33%) CMS
4 79 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 49 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 42 (1.00%) Apache
7 34 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 29 (0.69%) IIS
9 28 (0.67%) SAS
10 20 (0.48%) Drupal
11 17 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.38%) Jupyter
13 14 (0.33%) Mendix
13 14 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.31%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.29%) Traefik
16 11 (0.26%) Ethereum
17 10 (0.24%) Hyperledger
18 9 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
19 8 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.71%) Figma
4 28 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 18 (0.43%) Chatbot
8 15 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 15 (0.36%) Sketch
9 10 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
10 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.19%) Windchill
11 7 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 6 (0.14%) InVision
12 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.095%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.071%) Maya
14 3 (0.071%) Zeplin
15 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.59%) Magento
3 23 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.55%) Shopify
4 20 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
5 15 (0.36%) Summit
6 11 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.24%) R3 Corda
8 8 (0.19%) TrackWise
9 7 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.095%) BASE24
12 4 (0.095%) ProductWriter
13 3 (0.071%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.048%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
14 2 (0.048%) Loan IQ
14 2 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
15 1 (0.024%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1,054 (25.07%) AWS
2 949 (22.57%) Azure
3 374 (8.89%) Serverless
4 302 (7.18%) GCP
5 273 (6.49%) GitHub
6 241 (5.73%) SaaS
7 177 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
7 177 (4.21%) Power Platform
8 122 (2.90%) PaaS
9 107 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
10 106 (2.52%) Amazon S3
10 106 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 90 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
12 69 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
13 67 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
14 62 (1.47%) OpenShift
15 59 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
15 59 (1.40%) Slack
16 57 (1.36%) Amazon EKS
17 55 (1.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (3.61%) Broadband
2 76 (1.81%) HTTP
3 47 (1.12%) Internet
4 40 (0.95%) Firewall
5 28 (0.67%) DNS
6 18 (0.43%) MQTT
6 18 (0.43%) Network Security
7 17 (0.40%) IPv4
8 16 (0.38%) VPN
9 14 (0.33%) IPv6
9 14 (0.33%) SSH
9 14 (0.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (0.31%) 5G
11 12 (0.29%) SMS
12 10 (0.24%) LAN
12 10 (0.24%) WAN
13 9 (0.21%) DSL
13 9 (0.21%) SSL
13 9 (0.21%) VSAN
13 9 (0.21%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 346 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 339 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
4 332 (7.90%) MySQL
5 291 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 237 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 196 (4.66%) Big Data
8 170 (4.04%) Power BI
9 146 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 134 (3.19%) Redis
11 118 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 84 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 82 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
14 76 (1.81%) Hadoop
15 75 (1.78%) Tableau
16 72 (1.71%) Data Lake
17 65 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
18 55 (1.31%) Blockchain
19 53 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 704 (16.74%) JIRA
2 680 (16.17%) Git (software)
3 576 (13.70%) Jenkins
4 233 (5.54%) Selenium
5 149 (3.54%) Cypress.io
6 144 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 143 (3.40%) GitLab
8 129 (3.07%) Cucumber
9 123 (2.93%) webpack
10 119 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 118 (2.81%) Jasmine
12 116 (2.76%) JUnit
13 112 (2.66%) SpecFlow
14 108 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
15 106 (2.52%) NUnit
16 105 (2.50%) Maven
17 104 (2.47%) Gradle
18 103 (2.45%) Postman
19 100 (2.38%) Bitbucket
20 78 (1.85%) JMeter
General
1 1,178 (28.01%) Social Skills
2 1,140 (27.11%) Finance
3 392 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 314 (7.47%) Retail
5 276 (6.56%) Banking
6 186 (4.42%) Public Sector
7 178 (4.23%) Marketing
7 178 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
8 172 (4.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 135 (3.21%) Games
10 110 (2.62%) Legal
11 107 (2.54%) Law
12 85 (2.02%) Investment Banking
13 73 (1.74%) Telecoms
14 65 (1.55%) Manufacturing
15 64 (1.52%) Publishing
16 62 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
17 59 (1.40%) Advertising
18 57 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,453 (34.55%) Developer
2 423 (10.06%) Senior Developer
3 326 (7.75%) Software Engineer
4 283 (6.73%) Java Developer
5 282 (6.71%) Project Manager
6 254 (6.04%) Analyst
7 229 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 211 (5.02%) .NET Developer
9 203 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 201 (4.78%) Scrum Master
11 161 (3.83%) React Developer
12 153 (3.64%) Architect
13 147 (3.50%) Business Analyst
14 143 (3.40%) C# Developer
15 133 (3.16%) Java Engineer
16 121 (2.88%) Product Owner
17 118 (2.81%) Lead Developer
18 109 (2.59%) Data Engineer
19 106 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
20 101 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 926 (22.02%) React
2 689 (16.39%) .NET
3 648 (15.41%) Node.js
4 561 (13.34%) REST
5 522 (12.41%) AngularJS
6 505 (12.01%) CSS
7 497 (11.82%) HTML
8 417 (9.92%) Spring
9 371 (8.82%) RESTful
10 355 (8.44%) Web Services
11 325 (7.73%) .NET Core
12 254 (6.04%) Kafka
13 251 (5.97%) Spring Boot
14 237 (5.64%) Redux
15 236 (5.61%) GraphQL
16 182 (4.33%) .NET Framework
17 177 (4.21%) JSON
18 172 (4.09%) Jest
19 158 (3.76%) Vue.js
20 157 (3.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 576 (13.70%) User Experience
2 201 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 147 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
4 139 (3.31%) Cloud Native
5 133 (3.16%) Social Media
6 121 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 117 (2.78%) Legacy Systems
8 110 (2.62%) Algorithms
9 107 (2.54%) Virtual Team
10 97 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
11 94 (2.24%) Data Structures
12 88 (2.09%) Management Information System
13 73 (1.74%) Over-the-Top Content
13 73 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
14 62 (1.47%) Derivative
15 53 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
15 53 (1.26%) PMI
16 50 (1.19%) Video on Demand
17 44 (1.05%) Blog
18 42 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 252 (5.99%) Linux
2 223 (5.30%) Windows
3 165 (3.92%) Unix
4 158 (3.76%) Android
5 139 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.095%) CentOS
9 4 (0.095%) Tizen
9 4 (0.095%) VMS
9 4 (0.095%) webOS
10 2 (0.048%) AIX
10 2 (0.048%) Fedora
10 2 (0.048%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.048%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.048%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,777 (89.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,063 (25.28%) DevOps
3 1,039 (24.71%) TDD
4 966 (22.97%) Software Engineering
5 949 (22.57%) Kanban
6 856 (20.36%) Microservices
7 645 (15.34%) Test Automation
8 627 (14.91%) Mentoring
9 621 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
10 600 (14.27%) Full Stack Development
11 584 (13.89%) Coaching
12 543 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
13 536 (12.75%) BDD
14 527 (12.53%) SDLC
15 478 (11.37%) Project Management
16 463 (11.01%) Analytics
17 450 (10.70%) User Stories
18 361 (8.59%) Project Delivery
19 360 (8.56%) Computer Science
20 355 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,168 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 1,041 (24.76%) Java
3 867 (20.62%) SQL
4 757 (18.00%) C#
5 652 (15.51%) Python
6 511 (12.15%) TypeScript
7 175 (4.16%) PHP
8 138 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 137 (3.26%) Go
10 124 (2.95%) Ruby
11 107 (2.54%) ES6
11 107 (2.54%) Java 8
12 92 (2.19%) Scala
13 87 (2.07%) C
14 84 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 84 (2.00%) C++
15 56 (1.33%) Kotlin
16 44 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 44 (1.05%) R
17 41 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 485 (11.53%) Degree
2 137 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 117 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 113 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 82 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 43 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 43 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 35 (0.83%) ISEB
8 33 (0.78%) PMP
9 22 (0.52%) AWS Certification
10 19 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (0.38%) CSPO
12 15 (0.36%) IIBA
13 13 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.29%) SAS Certification
15 10 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.17%) APMP
16 7 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.17%) CISSP
16 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 546 (12.98%) QA
2 100 (2.38%) Accessibility
3 53 (1.26%) GDPR
4 39 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.93%) PMO
5 23 (0.55%) MiFID
6 21 (0.50%) EMIR
7 20 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.48%) SLA
8 15 (0.36%) NIST
9 12 (0.29%) WAI
10 8 (0.19%) ISO 13485
10 8 (0.19%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.14%) ISO 15022
11 6 (0.14%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.12%) COBIT
13 4 (0.095%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.071%) SEPA
14 3 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 756 (17.98%) Docker
2 47 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.55%) Postfix
5 17 (0.40%) HDFS
6 12 (0.29%) Ceph
7 11 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.17%) KVM
8 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.14%) vCloud
9 6 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.071%) Firmware
10 3 (0.071%) vSphere
11 2 (0.048%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.048%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.024%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 613 (14.58%) Kubernetes
2 348 (8.28%) Terraform
3 206 (4.90%) Ansible
4 100 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (2.28%) Grafana
6 91 (2.16%) Puppet
7 58 (1.38%) Prometheus
8 42 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (0.81%) Kibana
9 34 (0.81%) logstash
9 34 (0.81%) Opsgenie
10 27 (0.64%) HAProxy
11 26 (0.62%) ZABBIX
12 24 (0.57%) Graphite
13 18 (0.43%) Istio
13 18 (0.43%) Pingdom
14 17 (0.40%) Packer
15 16 (0.38%) Consul
16 15 (0.36%) Graylog
16 15 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 413 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 271 (6.44%) Google
3 212 (5.04%) Oracle
4 129 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 94 (2.24%) SAP
6 63 (1.50%) Cognizant
6 63 (1.50%) LexisNexis
7 62 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 60 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 57 (1.36%) Spotify
10 51 (1.21%) Sybase
11 46 (1.09%) Databricks
12 45 (1.07%) Sony
13 43 (1.02%) Adobe
13 43 (1.02%) IBM
14 41 (0.98%) VMware
15 38 (0.90%) OutSystems
15 38 (0.90%) Red Hat
16 30 (0.71%) New Relic
17 29 (0.69%) MuleSoft