Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 444 300 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.78% 7.63% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 8.10% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 268 214 267
10th Percentile £37,553 £36,875 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,763 £50,000 £51,880
Median % change year-on-year +19.53% -3.62% +3.76%
75th Percentile £72,813 £64,688 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,379 3,702 3,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.29% 94.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,556 3,107 3,123
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,151 £48,000
% change year-on-year +9.03% +0.31% +6.67%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport -5 9 £54,000 -20.00% 1
Bolton -19 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Altrincham -4 1 £80,000 +68.42%
Bury - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 409 (92.12%) Agile
2 156 (35.14%) Finance
3 152 (34.23%) DevOps
4 135 (30.41%) Software Engineering
5 130 (29.28%) Azure
6 121 (27.25%) Java
6 121 (27.25%) JavaScript
7 113 (25.45%) AWS
8 111 (25.00%) Kanban
9 105 (23.65%) Social Skills
10 103 (23.20%) Python
11 93 (20.95%) Analytics
12 91 (20.50%) Mentoring
13 87 (19.59%) JIRA
14 86 (19.37%) C#
15 82 (18.47%) .NET
16 77 (17.34%) Test Automation
16 77 (17.34%) Full Stack Development
17 76 (17.12%) Docker
18 74 (16.67%) User Experience
18 74 (16.67%) CI/CD
19 73 (16.44%) User Stories
20 72 (16.22%) React
20 72 (16.22%) HTML
20 72 (16.22%) Retail
21 70 (15.77%) AngularJS
22 68 (15.32%) SQL
22 68 (15.32%) Microsoft
23 66 (14.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
23 66 (14.86%) SDLC

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 44 (9.91%) Confluence
2 13 (2.93%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (2.48%) nginx
5 9 (2.03%) CMS
5 9 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.58%) Headless CMS
6 7 (1.58%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.90%) IIS
8 4 (0.90%) ThingWorx
9 3 (0.68%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.90%) Maple
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) InVision
5 1 (0.23%) Sketch
5 1 (0.23%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Magento
1 7 (1.58%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 130 (29.28%) Azure
2 113 (25.45%) AWS
3 28 (6.31%) SaaS
4 25 (5.63%) GitHub
5 24 (5.41%) GCP
5 24 (5.41%) Serverless
6 17 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.38%) OpenShift
8 14 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (2.93%) Amplience
10 11 (2.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 11 (2.48%) Azure Functions
10 11 (2.48%) Azure Service Bus
10 11 (2.48%) Azure Service Fabric
11 10 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.25%) Azure Monitor
12 9 (2.03%) Snowflake
13 8 (1.80%) npm
14 6 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
14 6 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.93%) Internet
2 6 (1.35%) HTTP
3 5 (1.13%) SSL
3 5 (1.13%) VPN
4 4 (0.90%) Network Security
4 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.45%) ATM
6 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.08%) Big Data
5 26 (5.86%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.05%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.05%) MySQL
7 13 (2.93%) Data Lake
7 13 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.48%) LogicBlox
9 8 (1.80%) Redis
10 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.68%) Power BI
12 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.68%) Tableau
13 2 (0.45%) Metadata
13 2 (0.45%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 87 (19.59%) JIRA
2 62 (13.96%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.78%) Jenkins
4 34 (7.66%) GitLab
5 22 (4.95%) Vagrant
6 17 (3.83%) Selenium
7 15 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.15%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.48%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.48%) Subversion
10 10 (2.25%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.03%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.80%) TestRail
13 7 (1.58%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.35%) Bugzilla
14 6 (1.35%) Cypress.io
14 6 (1.35%) Redmine
14 6 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 156 (35.14%) Finance
2 105 (23.65%) Social Skills
3 72 (16.22%) Retail
4 60 (13.51%) Public Sector
5 56 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (11.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 51 (11.49%) Legal
8 34 (7.66%) Banking
9 32 (7.21%) Law
10 22 (4.95%) Marketing
11 12 (2.70%) Financial Institution
11 12 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (2.25%) Electronics
13 9 (2.03%) Manufacturing
13 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
14 8 (1.80%) Games
14 8 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
15 7 (1.58%) Publishing
16 6 (1.35%) Local Government
17 5 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 141 (31.76%) Developer
2 66 (14.86%) Software Engineer
3 46 (10.36%) Senior Developer
4 44 (9.91%) Scrum Master
4 44 (9.91%) Software Developer
5 28 (6.31%) Senior Software Engineer
6 27 (6.08%) Java Developer
7 23 (5.18%) Junior
8 22 (4.95%) .NET Developer
8 22 (4.95%) Product Owner
9 21 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (4.28%) Delivery Manager
10 19 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.05%) Analyst
11 18 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (3.83%) Junior Developer
12 17 (3.83%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (3.60%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 14 (3.15%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (18.47%) .NET
2 72 (16.22%) HTML
2 72 (16.22%) React
3 70 (15.77%) AngularJS
4 53 (11.94%) CSS
5 40 (9.01%) Web Services
6 39 (8.78%) .NET Core
7 32 (7.21%) Kafka
7 32 (7.21%) Spring
8 29 (6.53%) REST
9 28 (6.31%) .NET Framework
10 27 (6.08%) JSON
10 27 (6.08%) XML
11 23 (5.18%) jQuery
12 20 (4.50%) Node.js
13 18 (4.05%) Spring Boot
14 17 (3.83%) HTML5
15 16 (3.60%) Ajax
16 15 (3.38%) LINQ
17 13 (2.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.67%) User Experience
2 58 (13.06%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 30 (6.76%) Cloud Native
5 27 (6.08%) Cyberattack
6 23 (5.18%) Cybercrime
7 21 (4.73%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.83%) Blockchain
9 16 (3.60%) IoT
9 16 (3.60%) Mobile Payment
9 16 (3.60%) Virtual Team
10 15 (3.38%) Cyber Defence
11 12 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.80%) Tandem
13 6 (1.35%) Blog
14 5 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.88%) Linux
2 14 (3.15%) Windows
3 12 (2.70%) Android
3 12 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.13%) CentOS
4 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (92.12%) Agile
2 152 (34.23%) DevOps
3 135 (30.41%) Software Engineering
4 111 (25.00%) Kanban
5 93 (20.95%) Analytics
6 91 (20.50%) Mentoring
7 77 (17.34%) Full Stack Development
7 77 (17.34%) Test Automation
8 74 (16.67%) CI/CD
9 73 (16.44%) User Stories
10 66 (14.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 66 (14.86%) SDLC
11 64 (14.41%) TDD
12 56 (12.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 54 (12.16%) Coaching
14 52 (11.71%) Project Management
15 50 (11.26%) Product Backlog
16 48 (10.81%) Microservices
17 46 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 121 (27.25%) Java
1 121 (27.25%) JavaScript
2 103 (23.20%) Python
3 86 (19.37%) C#
4 68 (15.32%) SQL
5 45 (10.14%) TypeScript
6 32 (7.21%) Go
7 29 (6.53%) Ruby
8 21 (4.73%) Kotlin
9 18 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.38%) C++
10 15 (3.38%) R
11 14 (3.15%) C
12 11 (2.48%) Bash
12 11 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.58%) PHP
14 4 (0.90%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.90%) ES6
14 4 (0.90%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.68%) Degree
3 31 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (4.28%) DBS Check
6 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.90%) ISEB
8 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.23%) APMP
10 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.68%) QA
2 17 (3.83%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.58%) PMO
4 4 (0.90%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.68%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (17.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 56 (12.61%) Kubernetes
2 32 (7.21%) Terraform
3 25 (5.63%) Ansible
4 9 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.23%) Bugsnag
6 1 (0.23%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.23%) Packer
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.66%) Oracle
3 29 (6.53%) Google
4 13 (2.93%) Northgate
5 11 (2.48%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.48%) NEC
5 11 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.25%) Splunk
7 9 (2.03%) Cloudera
7 9 (2.03%) Databricks
7 9 (2.03%) Hitachi
7 9 (2.03%) SAP
8 8 (1.80%) Adobe
9 7 (1.58%) Demandware
10 6 (1.35%) Perforce
10 6 (1.35%) Spotify
11 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.13%) Syncsort
12 4 (0.90%) PTC