Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 502 880 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.20% 12.48% 10.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 13.52% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 379 695 695
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% +5.88%

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 5,741 6,511 7,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.75% 92.30% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,485 5,393 6,224
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £64,925
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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
Stockport -5 28 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Salford -12 24 £34,000 -9.33%
Altrincham -8 16 £40,000 -20.00%
Bolton -3 11 £37,500 - 2
Cheadle -8 4 £34,000 -9.33%
Rochdale +8 1 - -
Wigan +8 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Bury +6 1 £72,500 +229.55% 4
Heywood 0 1 £32,500 -10.96%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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.

1 461 (91.83%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (40.84%) C#
3 196 (39.04%) .NET
4 173 (34.46%) JavaScript
5 170 (33.86%) Kanban
6 147 (29.28%) Java
7 139 (27.69%) TDD
8 134 (26.69%) HTML
8 134 (26.69%) SQL Server
9 128 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
10 127 (25.30%) CSS
11 112 (22.31%) ASP.NET
12 110 (21.91%) SQL
13 104 (20.72%) Software Engineering
14 102 (20.32%) MVC
15 98 (19.52%) Finance
16 95 (18.92%) Test Automation
17 89 (17.73%) RESTful
18 88 (17.53%) AngularJS
19 84 (16.73%) BDD
20 82 (16.33%) OO
20 82 (16.33%) SDLC
21 80 (15.94%) XML
21 80 (15.94%) JIRA
22 73 (14.54%) DevOps
23 68 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC
24 64 (12.75%) Microsoft
25 63 (12.55%) Web Services
26 61 (12.15%) Python
27 59 (11.75%) Degree

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 33 (6.57%) Confluence
2 12 (2.39%) Apache
3 10 (1.99%) Drupal
4 9 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.59%) CMS
6 6 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) Jetty
10 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.60%) FileZilla
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.20%) InVision
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.78%) Serverless
4 17 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
4 17 (3.39%) GitHub
5 9 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.20%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.20%) SaaS
8 4 (0.80%) npm
9 3 (0.60%) PaaS
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.40%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.39%) Broadband
2 13 (2.59%) Internet
3 8 (1.59%) Calico
4 7 (1.39%) HTTP
5 5 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.80%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.80%) SSL
6 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.40%) DNS
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 45 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 36 (7.17%) MongoDB
5 32 (6.37%) MySQL
6 31 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.39%) Neo4j
10 16 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.59%) CouchDB
11 13 (2.59%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.99%) RavenDB
14 9 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.79%) Big Data
14 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.39%) Redis
16 6 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 80 (15.94%) JIRA
2 58 (11.55%) Git (software)
3 50 (9.96%) Selenium
4 38 (7.57%) NUnit
5 33 (6.57%) MSTest
6 30 (5.98%) Jenkins
7 26 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (4.38%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.19%) Visual Studio
10 15 (2.99%) WebDriver
11 14 (2.79%) Vagrant
12 13 (2.59%) JUnit
12 13 (2.59%) Maven
12 13 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (2.39%) Katalon Studio
14 10 (1.99%) ReSharper
15 9 (1.79%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.59%) Subversion
17 7 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 98 (19.52%) Finance
2 32 (6.37%) Retail
3 16 (3.19%) Games
4 13 (2.59%) Banking
5 10 (1.99%) Marketing
5 10 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.59%) Law
8 5 (1.00%) Automotive
8 5 (1.00%) Legal
9 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 205 (40.84%) Developer
2 92 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 80 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 61 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (11.16%) Software Engineer
6 51 (10.16%) Analyst
7 39 (7.77%) C# WPF Developer
7 39 (7.77%) WPF Developer
8 37 (7.37%) Scrum Master
9 33 (6.57%) Software Developer
10 29 (5.78%) Java Developer
11 27 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 27 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
11 27 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (4.58%) .NET Software Engineer
12 23 (4.58%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.58%) SQL Developer
13 19 (3.78%) Architect
13 19 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (3.78%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (39.04%) .NET
2 134 (26.69%) HTML
3 127 (25.30%) CSS
4 112 (22.31%) ASP.NET
5 89 (17.73%) RESTful
6 88 (17.53%) AngularJS
7 80 (15.94%) XML
8 68 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (12.55%) Web Services
10 55 (10.96%) REST
10 55 (10.96%) WPF
11 54 (10.76%) SOAP
12 53 (10.56%) jQuery
13 40 (7.97%) .NET Framework
13 40 (7.97%) React
14 38 (7.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (7.37%) Node.js
16 34 (6.77%) ASP.NET Core
17 33 (6.57%) WCF
18 32 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.36%) Fintech
2 44 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (7.97%) User Experience
4 39 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.18%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.79%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.19%) BBC
8 10 (1.99%) Life Science
9 9 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.79%) Social Network
9 9 (1.79%) Tandem
10 8 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.00%) Wiki
12 4 (0.80%) Animation
12 4 (0.80%) Kindle
12 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.80%) PMI
12 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.18%) Linux
2 15 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.59%) Windows
4 10 (1.99%) Android
4 10 (1.99%) CentOS
4 10 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.80%) watchOS
6 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (91.83%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (33.86%) Kanban
3 139 (27.69%) TDD
4 128 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (20.72%) Software Engineering
6 102 (20.32%) MVC
7 95 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 84 (16.73%) BDD
9 82 (16.33%) OO
9 82 (16.33%) SDLC
10 73 (14.54%) DevOps
11 54 (10.76%) Coaching
12 53 (10.56%) Dependency Injection
13 52 (10.36%) MVVM
14 48 (9.56%) Computer Science
15 45 (8.96%) Mentoring
16 44 (8.76%) Microservices
16 44 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 40 (7.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 205 (40.84%) C#
2 173 (34.46%) JavaScript
3 147 (29.28%) Java
4 110 (21.91%) SQL
5 61 (12.15%) Python
6 43 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 42 (8.37%) C++
7 42 (8.37%) Ruby
8 25 (4.98%) PL/SQL
9 24 (4.78%) PHP
10 22 (4.38%) Java 8
11 20 (3.98%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.78%) Scala
13 16 (3.19%) Groovy
14 11 (2.19%) Apple Swift
14 11 (2.19%) ES6
15 6 (1.20%) JSX
15 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.00%) Perl
17 4 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 59 (11.75%) Degree
2 15 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.79%) ISEB
5 6 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PhD
8 2 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) APMG
9 1 (0.20%) APMP
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.57%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) GDPR
3 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.20%) PMO
4 5 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (5.78%) Docker
2 7 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.00%) etcd
4 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.39%) Ansible
3 8 (1.59%) Istio
4 5 (1.00%) Consul
5 4 (0.80%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.60%) Grafana
6 3 (0.60%) Kibana
6 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.60%) Puppet
6 3 (0.60%) Terraform
7 2 (0.40%) MIIS
8 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.38%) Oracle
3 13 (2.59%) Google
4 11 (2.19%) WorldPay
5 10 (1.99%) Facebook
5 10 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.79%) Twitter
7 8 (1.59%) AppDynamics
7 8 (1.59%) New Relic
7 8 (1.59%) Splunk
7 8 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.20%) Apple
8 6 (1.20%) SAP
9 5 (1.00%) CyberArk
9 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.80%) Progress
11 3 (0.60%) Cognos
11 3 (0.60%) IBM
11 3 (0.60%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.40%) HP