Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 708 924 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.86% 11.71% 11.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 12.65% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 568 751 808
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 6,512 7,303 6,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.72% 92.51% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,375 6,016 5,904
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Manchester.

Salary trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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
Altrincham +4 33 £50,000 +19.05% 5
Stockport -8 21 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Bolton 0 15 £40,500 +8.00% 3
Cheadle +3 9 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Salford -11 7 £32,062 -22.27% 1
Bury +3 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Rochdale +1 2 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Sale -4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wigan -8 1 £55,000 +111.54% 1
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 641 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (41.67%) C#
3 292 (41.24%) .NET
4 277 (39.12%) Continuous Integration
5 260 (36.72%) Kanban
6 245 (34.60%) TDD
7 244 (34.46%) JavaScript
8 243 (34.32%) Java
9 194 (27.40%) SQL Server
10 172 (24.29%) DevOps
11 168 (23.73%) AngularJS
12 160 (22.60%) MVC
13 158 (22.32%) Finance
14 154 (21.75%) HTML
14 154 (21.75%) Software Engineering
15 153 (21.61%) ASP.NET
16 150 (21.19%) SQL Server 2016
17 144 (20.34%) CSS
18 141 (19.92%) SQL
19 138 (19.49%) Test Automation
20 135 (19.07%) Dependency Injection
21 131 (18.50%) RESTful
22 122 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
23 121 (17.09%) BDD
24 117 (16.53%) OO
25 113 (15.96%) Python
26 105 (14.83%) Microsoft
27 104 (14.69%) SDLC
28 101 (14.27%) WPF
29 97 (13.70%) MVVM

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 46 (6.50%) Confluence
2 38 (5.37%) Apache
3 15 (2.12%) CMS
4 12 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 12 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.69%) JBoss
5 11 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.85%) IIS
9 6 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.71%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.71%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.42%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.42%) Drupal
12 3 (0.42%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.12%) GitHub
6 13 (1.84%) SaaS
7 5 (0.71%) npm
8 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.42%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.42%) Serverless
10 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.10%) Internet
2 25 (3.53%) Broadband
3 15 (2.12%) HTTP
4 14 (1.98%) Firewall
5 9 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.99%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 150 (21.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 51 (7.20%) MongoDB
3 51 (7.20%) MySQL
4 40 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 31 (4.38%) Hadoop
6 30 (4.24%) Big Data
7 26 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (3.53%) RavenDB
9 22 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.68%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.98%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.69%) Redis
15 11 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.27%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
18 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 96 (13.56%) JIRA
2 81 (11.44%) Jenkins
3 73 (10.31%) Selenium
4 72 (10.17%) Git (software)
5 50 (7.06%) NUnit
6 49 (6.92%) MSTest
7 45 (6.36%) Cucumber
8 39 (5.51%) JUnit
9 38 (5.37%) Bitbucket
10 30 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (3.95%) Visual Studio
12 22 (3.11%) Maven
13 18 (2.54%) gulp
13 18 (2.54%) JMeter
14 17 (2.40%) EasyMock
14 17 (2.40%) Gradle
14 17 (2.40%) SoapUI
15 15 (2.12%) GitLab
15 15 (2.12%) Mockito
16 14 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 158 (22.32%) Finance
2 42 (5.93%) Retail
3 32 (4.52%) Games
4 27 (3.81%) Banking
5 26 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.53%) Law
7 24 (3.39%) Marketing
8 19 (2.68%) Electronics
9 15 (2.12%) Advertising
10 7 (0.99%) Back Office
10 7 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.85%) Military
12 5 (0.71%) Automotive
13 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 328 (46.33%) Developer
2 181 (25.56%) .NET Developer
3 143 (20.20%) C# Developer
4 121 (17.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (12.01%) C# WPF Developer
5 85 (12.01%) WPF Developer
6 62 (8.76%) Software Engineer
7 52 (7.34%) Senior Developer
8 48 (6.78%) Scrum Master
9 45 (6.36%) Java Engineer
9 45 (6.36%) Software Developer
10 44 (6.21%) Analyst
10 44 (6.21%) Java Developer
11 41 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 31 (4.38%) SQL Developer
13 27 (3.81%) Agile C# Developer
13 27 (3.81%) Agile Developer
13 27 (3.81%) C# Software Developer
14 26 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (41.24%) .NET
2 168 (23.73%) AngularJS
3 154 (21.75%) HTML
4 153 (21.61%) ASP.NET
5 144 (20.34%) CSS
6 131 (18.50%) RESTful
7 122 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (14.27%) WPF
9 94 (13.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 88 (12.43%) Web Services
11 76 (10.73%) HTML5
12 75 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (9.46%) Spring
14 62 (8.76%) KnockoutJS
15 61 (8.62%) CSS3
16 57 (8.05%) .NET Framework
17 56 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 52 (7.34%) XML
19 51 (7.20%) ASP.NET Core
19 51 (7.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (8.47%) Fintech
3 51 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.39%) Social Network
6 23 (3.25%) Tandem
7 22 (3.11%) User Experience
8 21 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.40%) Wiki
10 13 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.56%) Clustering
15 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.42%) Web 2.0
16 2 (0.28%) Digital TV
16 2 (0.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.42%) Linux
2 39 (5.51%) Windows
3 28 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (3.81%) CentOS
5 25 (3.53%) Android
5 25 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.40%) Unix
7 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (39.12%) Continuous Integration
3 260 (36.72%) Kanban
4 245 (34.60%) TDD
5 172 (24.29%) DevOps
6 160 (22.60%) MVC
7 154 (21.75%) Software Engineering
8 138 (19.49%) Test Automation
9 135 (19.07%) Dependency Injection
10 121 (17.09%) BDD
11 117 (16.53%) OO
12 104 (14.69%) SDLC
13 97 (13.70%) MVVM
14 76 (10.73%) Web Application Development
15 65 (9.18%) Open Source
16 59 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
16 59 (8.33%) Microservices
17 58 (8.19%) Mentoring
18 51 (7.20%) E-Commerce
18 51 (7.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 295 (41.67%) C#
2 244 (34.46%) JavaScript
3 243 (34.32%) Java
4 141 (19.92%) SQL
5 113 (15.96%) Python
6 85 (12.01%) C++
7 50 (7.06%) PHP
8 40 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 38 (5.37%) Ruby
10 28 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 24 (3.39%) C
11 24 (3.39%) Java 8
12 23 (3.25%) Perl
13 18 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.98%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.84%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.55%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.41%) Scala
18 9 (1.27%) Go
19 7 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (8.47%) Degree
2 23 (3.25%) ISTQB
3 22 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.40%) ISEB
6 15 (2.12%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.84%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.69%) PMP
9 5 (0.71%) CCNA
9 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.71%) CISSP
9 5 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (0.71%) GIAC
9 5 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (0.71%) MCSE
9 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (0.71%) SANS
9 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.62%) QA
2 12 (1.69%) GDPR
3 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.28%) PMO
3 2 (0.28%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 59 (8.33%) Docker
2 25 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.55%) vSphere
5 5 (0.71%) Xen
5 5 (0.71%) XenServer
6 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (5.65%) Puppet
2 34 (4.80%) Ansible
3 32 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.84%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.27%) Packer
6 8 (1.13%) Salt
7 6 (0.85%) Terraform
8 3 (0.42%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.42%) Kibana
8 3 (0.42%) Oozie
8 3 (0.42%) SCCM
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.21%) Oracle
3 39 (5.51%) Red Hat
4 32 (4.52%) Google
5 25 (3.53%) VMware
6 24 (3.39%) Facebook
6 24 (3.39%) Twitter
7 17 (2.40%) WorldPay
8 9 (1.27%) Aquila
9 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.56%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.56%) Tableau
11 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.42%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.42%) SAP
11 3 (0.42%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.42%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.28%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.28%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (0.28%) Xamarin