Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > London
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 2,348 4,220 5,570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.66% 9.01% 9.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 9.61% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,881 3,342 4,471
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 28,728 43,897 56,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.67% 93.74% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22,945 35,629 46,415
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
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 12 April 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 12 April 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 -17 353 £75,000 +15.38% 142
South London +8 119 £62,500 -3.85% 11
West London -18 36 £56,250 -10.00% 49
East London -3 6 £67,500 +8.00% 32
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 2,138 (91.06%) Agile Software Development
2 798 (33.99%) JavaScript
3 692 (29.47%) Java
4 672 (28.62%) DevOps
5 608 (25.89%) Finance
6 544 (23.17%) TDD
7 533 (22.70%) Microservices
8 530 (22.57%) Azure
9 512 (21.81%) Docker
10 506 (21.55%) Software Engineering
11 498 (21.21%) AWS
12 496 (21.12%) .NET
13 475 (20.23%) Kanban
14 452 (19.25%) React
15 425 (18.10%) C#
16 424 (18.06%) Python
17 418 (17.80%) JIRA
18 402 (17.12%) SQL
19 398 (16.95%) Kubernetes
20 378 (16.10%) Git (software)
21 331 (14.10%) Test Automation
22 328 (13.97%) Node.js
23 326 (13.88%) HTML
24 307 (13.07%) CSS
25 299 (12.73%) .NET Core
26 272 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
27 265 (11.29%) Jenkins
28 261 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
29 259 (11.03%) BDD
30 255 (10.86%) 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
1 213 (9.07%) Confluence
2 40 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 35 (1.49%) CMS
5 24 (1.02%) SAS
6 21 (0.89%) Apache Spark
7 17 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.55%) Apache
9 12 (0.51%) WordPress
10 11 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.43%) Drupal
12 9 (0.38%) nginx
12 9 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.30%) IIS
14 7 (0.30%) Mendix
14 7 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (1.83%) InVision
2 35 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.15%) Sketch
5 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.43%) Zeplin
7 9 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.26%) Figma
8 6 (0.26%) Marvel
8 6 (0.26%) Revit
8 6 (0.26%) UXPin
9 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.085%) Gephi
11 2 (0.085%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 49 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.81%) Shopify
3 13 (0.55%) Magento
4 6 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.085%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.085%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.043%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.043%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.043%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.043%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.043%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.043%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 530 (22.57%) Azure
2 498 (21.21%) AWS
3 148 (6.30%) GCP
4 144 (6.13%) SaaS
5 117 (4.98%) Serverless
6 102 (4.34%) Power Platform
7 90 (3.83%) PaaS
8 87 (3.71%) GitHub
9 59 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
10 52 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
10 52 (2.21%) PowerApps
11 42 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
12 41 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
13 40 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (1.58%) OpenShift
15 36 (1.53%) Amazon S3
16 35 (1.49%) Slack
17 33 (1.41%) npm
18 30 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
18 30 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.41%) HTTP
2 25 (1.06%) Internet
3 23 (0.98%) DNS
4 19 (0.81%) Firewall
4 19 (0.81%) OSPF
5 15 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.47%) FTP
7 9 (0.38%) IMAP
7 9 (0.38%) Skype
7 9 (0.38%) SMTP
7 9 (0.38%) SSL
8 7 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.26%) BGP
9 6 (0.26%) EIGRP
9 6 (0.26%) Network Security
9 6 (0.26%) SSH
10 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.21%) VPN
11 4 (0.17%) Broadband
11 4 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 119 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 114 (4.86%) Big Data
5 108 (4.60%) MySQL
6 105 (4.47%) MongoDB
7 102 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (2.34%) Power BI
10 51 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 45 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (1.79%) Redis
14 35 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 27 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
16 24 (1.02%) Data Lake
17 23 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
17 23 (0.98%) Hazelcast
18 22 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 19 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 418 (17.80%) JIRA
2 378 (16.10%) Git (software)
3 265 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 143 (6.09%) GitLab
5 136 (5.79%) Selenium
6 98 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 92 (3.92%) Maven
8 83 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 78 (3.32%) Artifactory
10 77 (3.28%) Cucumber
11 65 (2.77%) JUnit
12 58 (2.47%) Visual Studio
13 54 (2.30%) Bitbucket
14 49 (2.09%) Gradle
15 45 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (1.75%) Postman
17 40 (1.70%) WebDriver
18 38 (1.62%) Cypress.io
18 38 (1.62%) Mocha
19 35 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 608 (25.89%) Finance
2 222 (9.45%) Banking
3 170 (7.24%) Retail
4 144 (6.13%) Marketing
5 124 (5.28%) Public Sector
6 77 (3.28%) Games
7 73 (3.11%) Front Office
8 64 (2.73%) Investment Banking
9 54 (2.30%) Electronics
10 53 (2.26%) Telecoms
11 43 (1.83%) Legal
11 43 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 36 (1.53%) Financial Institution
13 27 (1.15%) Law
14 23 (0.98%) Private Banking
15 22 (0.94%) Local Government
15 22 (0.94%) Online Betting
16 15 (0.64%) Advertising
17 13 (0.55%) Housing Association
18 12 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 720 (30.66%) Developer
2 220 (9.37%) Software Engineer
3 191 (8.13%) Java Developer
4 168 (7.16%) Senior Developer
5 140 (5.96%) Scrum Master
6 134 (5.71%) Analyst
7 116 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 109 (4.64%) Architect
9 108 (4.60%) .NET Developer
10 84 (3.58%) Business Analyst
11 82 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 78 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
13 76 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
13 76 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
14 73 (3.11%) React Developer
15 72 (3.07%) C# Developer
16 69 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 67 (2.85%) Product Manager
18 65 (2.77%) Lead Developer
19 63 (2.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (21.12%) .NET
2 452 (19.25%) React
3 328 (13.97%) Node.js
4 326 (13.88%) HTML
5 307 (13.07%) CSS
6 299 (12.73%) .NET Core
7 232 (9.88%) REST
8 231 (9.84%) AngularJS
9 206 (8.77%) .NET Framework
10 196 (8.35%) Spring
11 174 (7.41%) Kafka
12 155 (6.60%) Web Services
13 147 (6.26%) RESTful
14 116 (4.94%) Spring Boot
15 109 (4.64%) ASP.NET
16 99 (4.22%) HTML5
17 84 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 82 (3.49%) Redux
18 82 (3.49%) XML
19 76 (3.24%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 255 (10.86%) User Experience
2 213 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 86 (3.66%) Cloud Native
5 77 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 52 (2.21%) Derivative
8 51 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.79%) Fixed Income
11 40 (1.70%) iPad
12 37 (1.58%) Online Games
12 37 (1.58%) Public Cloud
13 36 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (1.32%) N-Tier
15 27 (1.15%) Blog
16 26 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 26 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
17 25 (1.06%) Management Information System
18 21 (0.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 152 (6.47%) Linux
2 95 (4.05%) Windows
3 63 (2.68%) Unix
4 52 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 51 (2.17%) Android
6 24 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.77%) CentOS
9 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.21%) Debian
12 3 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.043%) Alpine Linux
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,138 (91.06%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (28.62%) DevOps
3 544 (23.17%) TDD
4 533 (22.70%) Microservices
5 506 (21.55%) Software Engineering
6 475 (20.23%) Kanban
7 331 (14.10%) Test Automation
8 272 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
9 261 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
10 259 (11.03%) BDD
11 248 (10.56%) Mentoring
12 236 (10.05%) Analytics
13 235 (10.01%) SDLC
14 232 (9.88%) Project Management
15 207 (8.82%) Coaching
16 200 (8.52%) Fintech
17 164 (6.98%) E-Commerce
18 159 (6.77%) OO
19 158 (6.73%) SOLID
20 154 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 798 (33.99%) JavaScript
2 692 (29.47%) Java
3 425 (18.10%) C#
4 424 (18.06%) Python
5 402 (17.12%) SQL
6 219 (9.33%) TypeScript
7 148 (6.30%) Go
8 100 (4.26%) Ruby
9 87 (3.71%) Java 8
10 72 (3.07%) ES6
11 64 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 64 (2.73%) PHP
12 51 (2.17%) C
13 47 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 44 (1.87%) Kotlin
15 42 (1.79%) C++
16 38 (1.62%) Perl
16 38 (1.62%) T-SQL
17 36 (1.53%) Scala
18 31 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 242 (10.31%) Degree
2 125 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 107 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 26 (1.11%) PMP
6 23 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 20 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.55%) ISEB
9 13 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.55%) PhD
10 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.30%) CSPO
15 6 (0.26%) IIBA
15 6 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (10.18%) QA
2 29 (1.24%) NIST
3 20 (0.85%) PMO
4 16 (0.68%) MiFID
5 15 (0.64%) GDPR
6 13 (0.55%) EMIR
7 11 (0.47%) WCAG
8 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.13%) P3O
11 2 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.085%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.085%) PSD2
11 2 (0.085%) SLA
12 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.043%) ITGC
12 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 512 (21.81%) Docker
2 44 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.38%) HDFS
5 8 (0.34%) Postfix
6 6 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.085%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.085%) LXC
7 2 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.085%) vSphere
8 1 (0.043%) Ceph
8 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.043%) Xen
Systems Management
1 398 (16.95%) Kubernetes
2 120 (5.11%) Terraform
3 98 (4.17%) Ansible
4 36 (1.53%) Puppet
5 35 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.81%) Grafana
7 14 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (0.55%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.43%) Rancher
10 8 (0.34%) Kibana
10 8 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.26%) Consul
11 6 (0.26%) Nagios
11 6 (0.26%) Sysdig
12 5 (0.21%) Salt
13 3 (0.13%) Mesos
14 2 (0.085%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.085%) Oozie
14 2 (0.085%) Packer
14 2 (0.085%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 251 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 121 (5.15%) Google
3 87 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
4 85 (3.62%) Oracle
5 76 (3.24%) SAP
6 64 (2.73%) Atlassian
7 58 (2.47%) IBM
8 42 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 39 (1.66%) VMware
10 29 (1.24%) Adobe
11 20 (0.85%) Cisco
12 19 (0.81%) Cloudera
12 19 (0.81%) Talend
13 18 (0.77%) BT
13 18 (0.77%) Guidewire
13 18 (0.77%) MuleSoft
13 18 (0.77%) Palo Alto
13 18 (0.77%) ServiceNow
14 15 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 14 (0.60%) Apple