Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 898 908 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.32% 12.12% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.43% 13.30% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 730 835 555
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 7227 6825 6809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.11% 91.09% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5971 5849 5647
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 24 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -6 53 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Bolton +2 37 £37,500 - 3
Rochdale +9 18 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Altrincham -15 17 £42,000 -6.67% 4
Cheadle -3 14 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Salford +2 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wigan -6 7 £35,000 +34.62%
Bury +4 2 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Heywood - 2 £35,000 -
Oldham +9 1 - -
Sale -2 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 861 (95.88%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (42.09%) JavaScript
3 353 (39.31%) .NET
4 340 (37.86%) CSS
5 339 (37.75%) C#
6 323 (35.97%) HTML
7 305 (33.96%) MVC
8 295 (32.85%) Java
9 290 (32.29%) TDD
10 278 (30.96%) ASP.NET
11 246 (27.39%) SQL
12 236 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
13 235 (26.17%) Software Engineering
14 224 (24.94%) DevOps
15 218 (24.28%) Finance
16 211 (23.50%) Web Services
17 204 (22.72%) AngularJS
18 202 (22.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 192 (21.38%) Kanban
20 184 (20.49%) jQuery
21 178 (19.82%) SQL Server
22 168 (18.71%) RESTful
22 168 (18.71%) BDD
23 160 (17.82%) Linux
24 152 (16.93%) HTML5
25 139 (15.48%) Test Automation
26 137 (15.26%) Git (software)
27 130 (14.48%) OO
28 126 (14.03%) Ruby
29 125 (13.92%) XML

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 38 (4.23%) Apache
2 28 (3.12%) CMS
3 22 (2.45%) Confluence
4 20 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.23%) OpenStack
5 19 (2.12%) Apache Solr
6 18 (2.00%) CloudStack
7 16 (1.78%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.67%) nginx
8 15 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.00%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.89%) JBoss
11 8 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.56%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.56%) IIS
12 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.45%) Drupal
13 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.33%) InVision
4 3 (0.33%) UXPin
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (2.34%) Magento
2 10 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.78%) Shopify
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 95 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.56%) OpenShift
4 17 (1.89%) SaaS
5 13 (1.45%) GitHub
6 12 (1.34%) Force.com
6 12 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.78%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.78%) PaaS
9 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.67%) IaaS
10 5 (0.56%) npm
11 2 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.11%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.12%) HTTP
2 13 (1.45%) SSL
3 10 (1.11%) Internet
4 8 (0.89%) WinSCP
5 4 (0.45%) Broadband
5 4 (0.45%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) AMQP
6 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.33%) Intranet
6 3 (0.33%) RS-232
6 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 94 (10.47%) MySQL
3 76 (8.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 68 (7.57%) MongoDB
5 60 (6.68%) NoSQL
6 47 (5.23%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.79%) Big Data
8 32 (3.56%) RavenDB
9 22 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.45%) Redis
11 13 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.22%) CouchDB
12 11 (1.22%) GIS
12 11 (1.22%) Spatial Data
13 10 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 137 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 91 (10.13%) JIRA
3 85 (9.47%) Jenkins
4 79 (8.80%) NUnit
5 74 (8.24%) Selenium
6 58 (6.46%) MSTest
7 52 (5.79%) Cucumber
8 40 (4.45%) TeamCity
9 35 (3.90%) Subversion
10 29 (3.23%) JUnit
11 28 (3.12%) Visual Studio
12 25 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (2.78%) Maven
13 24 (2.67%) Grunt
14 23 (2.56%) Bitbucket
15 22 (2.45%) gulp
15 22 (2.45%) Xcode
16 20 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (1.78%) Vagrant
18 14 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 218 (24.28%) Finance
2 76 (8.46%) Retail
3 72 (8.02%) Marketing
4 61 (6.79%) Advertising
5 24 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.34%) Electronics
7 18 (2.00%) Military
8 16 (1.78%) Banking
9 15 (1.67%) Automotive
9 15 (1.67%) Law
10 13 (1.45%) Games
11 11 (1.22%) French Language
11 11 (1.22%) German Language
11 11 (1.22%) Japanese Language
11 11 (1.22%) Legal
12 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.45%) Back Office
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 461 (51.34%) Developer
2 184 (20.49%) .NET Developer
3 110 (12.25%) Senior Developer
4 108 (12.03%) C# Developer
5 101 (11.25%) Software Engineer
6 94 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 89 (9.91%) Software Developer
8 87 (9.69%) Java Developer
9 62 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
10 61 (6.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 60 (6.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 58 (6.46%) .NET Software Developer
13 56 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 51 (5.68%) Analyst
15 46 (5.12%) Java Engineer
15 46 (5.12%) Senior Software Developer
16 44 (4.90%) Business Analyst
16 44 (4.90%) Project Manager
17 38 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
17 38 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (39.31%) .NET
2 340 (37.86%) CSS
3 323 (35.97%) HTML
4 278 (30.96%) ASP.NET
5 211 (23.50%) Web Services
6 204 (22.72%) AngularJS
7 202 (22.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 184 (20.49%) jQuery
9 168 (18.71%) RESTful
10 152 (16.93%) HTML5
11 125 (13.92%) XML
12 122 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 116 (12.92%) .NET Framework
14 113 (12.58%) WCF
15 109 (12.14%) Spring
16 108 (12.03%) CSS3
17 106 (11.80%) REST
18 101 (11.25%) SOAP
19 78 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 68 (7.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.68%) User Experience
2 52 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 41 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (3.79%) Fintech
7 33 (3.67%) iPad
8 32 (3.56%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.11%) PKI
9 10 (1.11%) Social Network
9 10 (1.11%) Wiki
10 7 (0.78%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.78%) Internet of Things
10 7 (0.78%) Replication
11 6 (0.67%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.45%) Life Science
13 4 (0.45%) Xbox
14 3 (0.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 160 (17.82%) Linux
2 46 (5.12%) Unix
3 42 (4.68%) Windows
4 37 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.23%) Android
6 11 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.56%) CentOS
9 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (95.88%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (33.96%) MVC
3 290 (32.29%) TDD
4 236 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
5 235 (26.17%) Software Engineering
6 224 (24.94%) DevOps
7 192 (21.38%) Kanban
8 168 (18.71%) BDD
9 139 (15.48%) Test Automation
10 130 (14.48%) OO
11 124 (13.81%) SDLC
12 110 (12.25%) Mentoring
13 94 (10.47%) E-Commerce
14 89 (9.91%) Web Application Development
15 85 (9.47%) Web Development
16 79 (8.80%) RUP
17 74 (8.24%) Microservices
18 72 (8.02%) DSDM
19 69 (7.68%) Unit Testing
20 67 (7.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 378 (42.09%) JavaScript
2 339 (37.75%) C#
3 295 (32.85%) Java
4 246 (27.39%) SQL
5 126 (14.03%) Ruby
6 113 (12.58%) Python
7 97 (10.80%) C++
8 90 (10.02%) PHP
9 78 (8.69%) C
10 54 (6.01%) T-SQL
11 47 (5.23%) PL/SQL
12 34 (3.79%) Shell Script
13 32 (3.56%) TypeScript
14 31 (3.45%) Bash Shell
15 30 (3.34%) Scala
16 28 (3.12%) Apple Swift
17 21 (2.34%) Objective-C
18 20 (2.23%) Perl
19 14 (1.56%) Groovy
20 13 (1.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 91 (10.13%) Degree
2 59 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.89%) ISEB
7 14 (1.56%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.11%) PMP
9 9 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.45%) CISA
12 4 (0.45%) CISM
12 4 (0.45%) CISMP
12 4 (0.45%) CISSP
12 4 (0.45%) CRISC
12 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.45%) SANS
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.80%) QA
2 9 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.56%) PMO
3 5 (0.56%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.45%) GDPR
4 4 (0.45%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 67 (7.46%) Docker
2 26 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.00%) vSphere
3 18 (2.00%) Xen
3 18 (2.00%) XenServer
4 5 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (6.24%) Puppet
2 40 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (3.56%) Kubernetes
4 27 (3.01%) Cobbler
5 25 (2.78%) Tivoli
6 11 (1.22%) Kibana
7 10 (1.11%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.78%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.67%) Ansible
10 2 (0.22%) SCCM
11 1 (0.11%) Packer
11 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 93 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.46%) Oracle
3 42 (4.68%) Facebook
4 28 (3.12%) SAP
5 26 (2.90%) VMware
6 24 (2.67%) EnterpriseDB
7 23 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.45%) Cognizant
9 18 (2.00%) Google
9 18 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.45%) Twitter
11 11 (1.22%) Apple
11 11 (1.22%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.00%) Adobe
12 9 (1.00%) Capita
13 7 (0.78%) Percona
13 7 (0.78%) Zend
14 5 (0.56%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.56%) WorldPay
15 4 (0.45%) JD Edwards