Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 942 884 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.87% 11.58% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 12.62% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 754 781 493
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
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 6,758 7,007 6,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.35% 91.76% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,622 5,999 5,237
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 51 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Bolton +7 36 £37,500 +20.00% 8
Altrincham -4 32 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Rochdale +15 19 £46,000 -16.36%
Cheadle +2 16 £42,250 +24.26% 1
Salford -4 10 £36,250 -14.71% 9
Bury +9 6 £22,000 -57.28% 1
Wigan -11 5 £35,000 +30.84%
Sale -7 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 900 (95.54%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (38.54%) C#
3 353 (37.47%) .NET
4 349 (37.05%) Java
5 325 (34.50%) TDD
6 311 (33.01%) JavaScript
6 311 (33.01%) CSS
7 298 (31.63%) Software Engineering
8 291 (30.89%) MVC
9 284 (30.15%) HTML
10 267 (28.34%) ASP.NET
11 260 (27.60%) SQL
12 239 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
13 225 (23.89%) Kanban
13 225 (23.89%) DevOps
14 204 (21.66%) SQL Server
14 204 (21.66%) Finance
15 199 (21.13%) Web Services
16 187 (19.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 185 (19.64%) BDD
18 182 (19.32%) RESTful
19 167 (17.73%) Linux
20 162 (17.20%) E-Commerce
21 157 (16.67%) AngularJS
22 156 (16.56%) Test Automation
23 153 (16.24%) jQuery
24 152 (16.14%) OO
25 142 (15.07%) Git (software)
26 131 (13.91%) C
26 131 (13.91%) 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 42 (4.46%) Apache
2 32 (3.40%) CMS
3 29 (3.08%) Confluence
4 25 (2.65%) nginx
5 20 (2.12%) Apache Solr
6 18 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.06%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.06%) JBoss
10 8 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.64%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.53%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.53%) IIS
12 5 (0.53%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (2.12%) Magento
2 7 (0.74%) Shopify
3 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 101 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.14%) OpenShift
4 21 (2.23%) SaaS
5 19 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 17 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.17%) GitHub
7 11 (1.17%) PaaS
8 10 (1.06%) IaaS
9 7 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.53%) npm
11 3 (0.32%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.32%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.21%) Office 365
13 1 (0.11%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.46%) HTTP
2 16 (1.70%) SSL
3 7 (0.74%) Firewall
4 6 (0.64%) Internet
5 4 (0.42%) Broadband
5 4 (0.42%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) AMQP
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) NAS
7 1 (0.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 104 (11.04%) MySQL
3 82 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 68 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 59 (6.26%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.56%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.82%) RavenDB
8 29 (3.08%) Big Data
9 28 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.23%) Redis
11 20 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.27%) GIS
13 12 (1.27%) Spatial Data
14 10 (1.06%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 142 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 99 (10.51%) NUnit
3 83 (8.81%) JIRA
4 81 (8.60%) Selenium
5 66 (7.01%) Jenkins
6 59 (6.26%) MSTest
7 53 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 34 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 31 (3.29%) Subversion
9 31 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 23 (2.44%) Maven
12 22 (2.34%) gulp
13 19 (2.02%) Grunt
14 18 (1.91%) JUnit
15 16 (1.70%) Moq
16 15 (1.59%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
17 14 (1.49%) Vagrant
18 13 (1.38%) SonarQube
General
1 204 (21.66%) Finance
2 94 (9.98%) Retail
3 66 (7.01%) Advertising
4 43 (4.56%) Marketing
5 23 (2.44%) Legal
6 16 (1.70%) Military
7 13 (1.38%) Back Office
8 10 (1.06%) Automotive
8 10 (1.06%) Banking
9 7 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.53%) Electronics
11 5 (0.53%) French Language
11 5 (0.53%) German Language
11 5 (0.53%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 446 (47.35%) Developer
2 192 (20.38%) .NET Developer
3 126 (13.38%) Software Developer
4 125 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 121 (12.85%) Software Engineer
6 110 (11.68%) C# Developer
7 105 (11.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 86 (9.13%) Java Developer
9 76 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 76 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 70 (7.43%) .NET Software Developer
11 69 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
12 66 (7.01%) Senior Software Developer
13 55 (5.84%) Analyst
13 55 (5.84%) Java Engineer
14 52 (5.52%) .NET Software Engineer
14 52 (5.52%) C# Software Engineer
15 51 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 47 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
17 42 (4.46%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (37.47%) .NET
2 311 (33.01%) CSS
3 284 (30.15%) HTML
4 267 (28.34%) ASP.NET
5 199 (21.13%) Web Services
6 187 (19.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 182 (19.32%) RESTful
8 157 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 153 (16.24%) jQuery
10 126 (13.38%) HTML5
11 119 (12.63%) WCF
12 110 (11.68%) XML
13 108 (11.46%) CSS3
14 107 (11.36%) Spring
15 106 (11.25%) REST
16 99 (10.51%) SOAP
17 83 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
18 80 (8.49%) .NET Framework
19 77 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 76 (8.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.26%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (5.10%) User Experience
4 45 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 42 (4.46%) Fintech
6 38 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (3.93%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.59%) Social Network
9 14 (1.49%) Wiki
10 9 (0.96%) PKI
10 9 (0.96%) Xbox
11 6 (0.64%) Graphic Design
11 6 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.32%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.32%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.32%) Life Science
12 3 (0.32%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.32%) PMI
12 3 (0.32%) Replication
13 2 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 167 (17.73%) Linux
2 86 (9.13%) Windows
3 34 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 34 (3.61%) Unix
4 28 (2.97%) Android
5 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 900 (95.54%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (34.50%) TDD
3 298 (31.63%) Software Engineering
4 291 (30.89%) MVC
5 239 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
6 225 (23.89%) DevOps
6 225 (23.89%) Kanban
7 185 (19.64%) BDD
8 162 (17.20%) E-Commerce
9 156 (16.56%) Test Automation
10 152 (16.14%) OO
11 131 (13.91%) SDLC
12 130 (13.80%) Microservices
13 99 (10.51%) Mentoring
14 88 (9.34%) Web Application Development
15 86 (9.13%) Web Development
16 79 (8.39%) Use Case
17 75 (7.96%) MVVM
18 72 (7.64%) OOP
18 72 (7.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 363 (38.54%) C#
2 349 (37.05%) Java
3 311 (33.01%) JavaScript
4 260 (27.60%) SQL
5 131 (13.91%) C
6 129 (13.69%) Python
7 127 (13.48%) Ruby
8 108 (11.46%) PHP
9 103 (10.93%) C++
10 76 (8.07%) T-SQL
11 41 (4.35%) PL/SQL
12 35 (3.72%) Scala
13 34 (3.61%) TypeScript
14 22 (2.34%) Perl
15 20 (2.12%) Bash Shell
15 20 (2.12%) Go
16 19 (2.02%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.70%) Apple Swift
18 15 (1.59%) Objective-C
19 14 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 91 (9.66%) Degree
2 63 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 30 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (2.65%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (2.12%) ISEB
8 11 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.64%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.53%) MCSE
10 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.32%) CAPM
12 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.32%) PMP
13 2 (0.21%) MCITP
13 2 (0.21%) MCSA
13 2 (0.21%) MCTS
13 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.70%) QA
2 11 (1.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 8 (0.85%) PMO
4 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 79 (8.39%) Docker
2 30 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.53%) vSphere
4 5 (0.53%) Xen
4 5 (0.53%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 37 (3.93%) Puppet
3 35 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.91%) Kibana
4 18 (1.91%) Prometheus
5 17 (1.80%) Cobbler
6 16 (1.70%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.96%) Ansible
8 3 (0.32%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.21%) SCCM
9 2 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 113 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.60%) Oracle
3 45 (4.78%) Facebook
3 45 (4.78%) WorldPay
4 30 (3.18%) VMware
5 20 (2.12%) Twitter
6 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.49%) Capita
8 14 (1.49%) EnterpriseDB
9 13 (1.38%) Google
9 13 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.06%) SAP
11 7 (0.74%) Aquila
12 6 (0.64%) Sun
12 6 (0.64%) Zend
13 4 (0.42%) Apigee
13 4 (0.42%) Apple
13 4 (0.42%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com