Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 790 846 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.87% 10.86% 11.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.01% 11.79% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 639 697 801
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 6,579 7,177 6,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.55% 92.14% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5,418 5,950 5,809
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.57% +0.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Stockport +3 37 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Altrincham +8 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Bolton +7 18 £37,500 - 2
Cheadle +3 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bury +5 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Salford -13 8 £32,062 -28.75%
Rochdale +3 3 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wigan -8 1 £55,000 +41.94% 2
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 728 (92.15%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (39.24%) C#
3 303 (38.35%) .NET
4 299 (37.85%) Continuous Integration
5 285 (36.08%) Java
6 276 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 274 (34.68%) TDD
8 234 (29.62%) Kanban
9 192 (24.30%) Software Engineering
10 189 (23.92%) AngularJS
11 185 (23.42%) HTML
12 183 (23.16%) SQL Server
12 183 (23.16%) Finance
13 182 (23.04%) DevOps
14 175 (22.15%) MVC
15 168 (21.27%) CSS
16 166 (21.01%) SQL
17 162 (20.51%) ASP.NET
18 153 (19.37%) Test Automation
19 147 (18.61%) RESTful
20 141 (17.85%) Python
21 133 (16.84%) BDD
22 125 (15.82%) SDLC
23 117 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
24 116 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
25 112 (14.18%) OO
26 108 (13.67%) Microsoft
27 106 (13.42%) Amazon AWS
27 106 (13.42%) Dependency Injection
28 102 (12.91%) Mentoring

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 28 (3.54%) Confluence
2 17 (2.15%) Apache
2 17 (2.15%) CMS
3 14 (1.77%) Apache Solr
4 13 (1.65%) Alfresco
4 13 (1.65%) JBoss
4 13 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.52%) Apache Pig
5 12 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.27%) IIS
6 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.14%) CloudStack
8 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.89%) nginx
10 6 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Mingle
4 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 106 (13.42%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.42%) SaaS
4 24 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.90%) GitHub
8 9 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.76%) Serverless
11 5 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
12 4 (0.51%) IaaS
12 4 (0.51%) PaaS
12 4 (0.51%) Sage Pay
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.25%) npm
14 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.42%) HTTP
2 25 (3.16%) Internet
3 23 (2.91%) Firewall
4 19 (2.41%) SSL
5 17 (2.15%) Broadband
6 15 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.51%) DNS
8 3 (0.38%) SAN
8 3 (0.38%) SMTP
9 2 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) AMQP
10 1 (0.13%) DHCP
10 1 (0.13%) SMS
10 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 117 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 74 (9.37%) MySQL
4 57 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.95%) NoSQL
6 39 (4.94%) Hadoop
7 32 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (3.29%) RavenDB
10 25 (3.16%) Big Data
11 23 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (2.28%) Relational Database
14 17 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (2.03%) Neo4j
16 14 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (1.77%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.52%) Apache Hive
18 11 (1.39%) Redis
19 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (10.76%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.63%) JIRA
3 80 (10.13%) Selenium
4 79 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 48 (6.08%) NUnit
6 47 (5.95%) Cucumber
7 44 (5.57%) MSTest
8 31 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 30 (3.80%) JUnit
9 30 (3.80%) Visual Studio
10 24 (3.04%) Gradle
11 23 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (2.78%) Maven
13 21 (2.66%) Subversion
14 17 (2.15%) GitLab
14 17 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.90%) Ant
16 14 (1.77%) gulp
17 13 (1.65%) Robot Framework
17 13 (1.65%) SoapUI
General
1 183 (23.16%) Finance
2 59 (7.47%) Retail
3 43 (5.44%) Marketing
4 37 (4.68%) Banking
5 27 (3.42%) Games
6 26 (3.29%) Law
7 25 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.78%) Advertising
8 22 (2.78%) Electronics
9 16 (2.03%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.52%) Automotive
11 10 (1.27%) Back Office
12 8 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.89%) Military
13 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 356 (45.06%) Developer
2 169 (21.39%) .NET Developer
3 133 (16.84%) C# Developer
4 109 (13.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (10.51%) Software Engineer
6 66 (8.35%) Senior Developer
7 63 (7.97%) C# WPF Developer
7 63 (7.97%) WPF Developer
8 58 (7.34%) Analyst
9 55 (6.96%) Software Developer
10 53 (6.71%) Scrum Master
11 49 (6.20%) Java Engineer
12 48 (6.08%) Java Developer
13 40 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
14 37 (4.68%) Java Software Engineer
14 37 (4.68%) SQL Developer
15 32 (4.05%) Technical Leader
16 30 (3.80%) Agile Developer
16 30 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
16 30 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (38.35%) .NET
2 189 (23.92%) AngularJS
3 185 (23.42%) HTML
4 168 (21.27%) CSS
5 162 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 147 (18.61%) RESTful
7 116 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 102 (12.91%) Web Services
9 97 (12.28%) HTML5
10 86 (10.89%) WPF
11 79 (10.00%) Spring
12 77 (9.75%) Node.js
13 76 (9.62%) CSS3
14 73 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 72 (9.11%) REST
16 71 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 70 (8.86%) React
18 66 (8.35%) .NET Framework
19 60 (7.59%) jQuery
19 60 (7.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.09%) Fintech
4 48 (6.08%) Computer Science
5 45 (5.70%) User Experience
6 37 (4.68%) Mobile App
7 31 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.66%) Social Network
10 17 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.15%) Tandem
11 12 (1.52%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.89%) Wiki
16 6 (0.76%) Online Banking
17 5 (0.63%) Life Science
17 5 (0.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.15%) Linux
2 56 (7.09%) Windows
3 48 (6.08%) Android
4 45 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.90%) Unix
6 13 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.52%) CentOS
8 10 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.76%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (92.15%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (37.85%) Continuous Integration
3 274 (34.68%) TDD
4 234 (29.62%) Kanban
5 192 (24.30%) Software Engineering
6 182 (23.04%) DevOps
7 175 (22.15%) MVC
8 153 (19.37%) Test Automation
9 133 (16.84%) BDD
10 125 (15.82%) SDLC
11 112 (14.18%) OO
12 106 (13.42%) Dependency Injection
13 102 (12.91%) Mentoring
14 90 (11.39%) Microservices
15 82 (10.38%) MVVM
16 76 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (9.24%) Web Development
18 70 (8.86%) Web Application Development
19 69 (8.73%) E-Commerce
20 63 (7.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 310 (39.24%) C#
2 285 (36.08%) Java
3 276 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 166 (21.01%) SQL
5 141 (17.85%) Python
6 85 (10.76%) C++
7 77 (9.75%) PHP
8 49 (6.20%) C
9 47 (5.95%) Ruby
10 38 (4.81%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.54%) Java 8
12 27 (3.42%) Objective-C
12 27 (3.42%) Perl
12 27 (3.42%) PL/SQL
13 24 (3.04%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.53%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.15%) Scala
16 16 (2.03%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.77%) Apple Swift
18 13 (1.65%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (8.99%) Degree
2 31 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 26 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.15%) ISEB
7 14 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.77%) PMP
8 10 (1.27%) CCNA
8 10 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.27%) CISSP
8 10 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (1.27%) GIAC
8 10 (1.27%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (1.27%) MCSE
8 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (1.27%) SANS
8 10 (1.27%) SSCP
9 9 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.09%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) GDPR
3 11 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.38%) ISO 15765
5 3 (0.38%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
6 2 (0.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 70 (8.86%) Docker
2 33 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.53%) vSphere
5 18 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.14%) Xen
6 9 (1.14%) XenServer
7 8 (1.01%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (7.72%) Puppet
2 49 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (4.94%) Ansible
4 22 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.65%) Salt
6 9 (1.14%) Packer
7 8 (1.01%) Terraform
8 6 (0.76%) SCCM
9 5 (0.63%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.51%) Kibana
11 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.13%) Oozie
12 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.34%) Oracle
3 34 (4.30%) Google
4 33 (4.18%) VMware
5 26 (3.29%) Facebook
5 26 (3.29%) Twitter
6 23 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.39%) WorldPay
8 10 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.14%) Aquila
10 7 (0.89%) SAP
11 6 (0.76%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.63%) Tableau
12 5 (0.63%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.51%) Blue Prism
13 4 (0.51%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.51%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.51%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.38%) Meraki