Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 878 844 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.06% 10.30% 10.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.24% 11.15% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 704 701 675
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 6,631 7,572 6,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.05% 92.36% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,505 6,332 5,523
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +5 45 £49,750 -0.50% 15
Altrincham +7 31 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Bolton +16 27 £37,500 - 4
Cheadle +8 14 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Bury +12 13 £24,000 -52.00% 4
Rochdale +6 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Salford -8 9 £37,500 -0.33% 3
Heywood 0 1 £36,500 +4.29%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 818 (93.17%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (38.61%) Java
3 320 (36.45%) C#
4 316 (35.99%) .NET
5 306 (34.85%) TDD
6 304 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 293 (33.37%) Continuous Integration
8 246 (28.02%) Software Engineering
9 231 (26.31%) Kanban
10 217 (24.72%) AngularJS
11 213 (24.26%) HTML
12 205 (23.35%) MVC
12 205 (23.35%) DevOps
13 201 (22.89%) CSS
14 194 (22.10%) ASP.NET
14 194 (22.10%) SQL
15 192 (21.87%) Finance
16 174 (19.82%) SQL Server
17 171 (19.48%) Test Automation
18 163 (18.56%) RESTful
19 151 (17.20%) Python
20 140 (15.95%) BDD
21 134 (15.26%) Web Services
22 133 (15.15%) SDLC
23 130 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
24 123 (14.01%) Mentoring
25 118 (13.44%) OO
26 114 (12.98%) Microsoft
26 114 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
26 114 (12.98%) Node.js

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 (3.76%) CMS
2 22 (2.51%) Confluence
3 18 (2.05%) Apache
4 17 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (1.71%) Apache Solr
6 14 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.59%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.48%) Alfresco
7 13 (1.48%) Apache Pig
7 13 (1.48%) nginx
8 9 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.91%) IIS
9 8 (0.91%) JBoss
9 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.80%) CloudStack
10 7 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.80%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.34%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Mingle
5 1 (0.11%) Simulink
5 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 114 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.87%) SaaS
4 22 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (2.39%) GitHub
6 19 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.80%) IaaS
10 7 (0.80%) PaaS
11 6 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.68%) Serverless
12 5 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.46%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon SageMaker
15 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.33%) HTTP
2 23 (2.62%) SSL
3 22 (2.51%) Internet
4 21 (2.39%) Firewall
5 15 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.48%) Broadband
7 9 (1.03%) DNS
8 3 (0.34%) SAN
8 3 (0.34%) SMTP
9 2 (0.23%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) AMQP
10 1 (0.11%) DHCP
10 1 (0.11%) SMS
10 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 102 (11.62%) MySQL
3 87 (9.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 65 (7.40%) MongoDB
5 52 (5.92%) NoSQL
6 48 (5.47%) Hadoop
7 34 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (3.30%) RavenDB
9 28 (3.19%) Big Data
10 26 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (2.62%) Relational Database
13 19 (2.16%) Redis
14 16 (1.82%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.82%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.48%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 97 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 84 (9.57%) Selenium
3 80 (9.11%) JIRA
4 77 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 54 (6.15%) NUnit
6 43 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 42 (4.78%) MSTest
8 31 (3.53%) JUnit
9 24 (2.73%) Bitbucket
9 24 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (2.62%) Maven
11 20 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (2.05%) Visual Studio
13 17 (1.94%) Gradle
13 17 (1.94%) Subversion
14 16 (1.82%) GitLab
15 15 (1.71%) gulp
15 15 (1.71%) Robot Framework
16 14 (1.59%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.37%) JMeter
General
1 192 (21.87%) Finance
2 73 (8.31%) Retail
3 59 (6.72%) Marketing
4 49 (5.58%) Advertising
5 33 (3.76%) Banking
6 25 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.62%) Electronics
8 22 (2.51%) Games
9 21 (2.39%) Law
10 20 (2.28%) Automotive
10 20 (2.28%) Back Office
11 17 (1.94%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.82%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.14%) Military
14 7 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.68%) Legal
16 5 (0.57%) French Language
16 5 (0.57%) German Language
16 5 (0.57%) Japanese Language
17 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 367 (41.80%) Developer
2 157 (17.88%) .NET Developer
3 117 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 106 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 89 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (9.79%) Senior Developer
7 75 (8.54%) Analyst
8 59 (6.72%) Java Developer
8 59 (6.72%) Java Engineer
9 58 (6.61%) Software Developer
10 55 (6.26%) Scrum Master
11 46 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
12 42 (4.78%) Architect
12 42 (4.78%) SQL Developer
13 40 (4.56%) Business Analyst
13 40 (4.56%) C# WPF Developer
13 40 (4.56%) WPF Developer
14 39 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
15 38 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
15 38 (4.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (35.99%) .NET
2 217 (24.72%) AngularJS
3 213 (24.26%) HTML
4 201 (22.89%) CSS
5 194 (22.10%) ASP.NET
6 163 (18.56%) RESTful
7 134 (15.26%) Web Services
8 130 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 114 (12.98%) Node.js
10 110 (12.53%) React
11 104 (11.85%) HTML5
12 100 (11.39%) Spring
13 97 (11.05%) REST
14 87 (9.91%) CSS3
15 79 (9.00%) XML
16 74 (8.43%) SOAP
17 73 (8.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (7.97%) .NET Framework
19 65 (7.40%) jQuery
19 65 (7.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 52 (5.92%) User Experience
5 49 (5.58%) Fintech
6 37 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.48%) Social Network
11 10 (1.14%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.03%) Xbox
13 8 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.91%) Tandem
14 7 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.68%) Online Banking
16 5 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 100 (11.39%) Linux
2 60 (6.83%) Windows
3 48 (5.47%) Android
4 45 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.03%) Unix
7 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.80%) CentOS
8 7 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (93.17%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (34.85%) TDD
3 293 (33.37%) Continuous Integration
4 246 (28.02%) Software Engineering
5 231 (26.31%) Kanban
6 205 (23.35%) DevOps
6 205 (23.35%) MVC
7 171 (19.48%) Test Automation
8 140 (15.95%) BDD
9 133 (15.15%) SDLC
10 123 (14.01%) Mentoring
11 118 (13.44%) OO
12 111 (12.64%) Microservices
13 107 (12.19%) E-Commerce
14 98 (11.16%) Web Development
15 81 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
16 74 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
16 74 (8.43%) Web Application Development
17 70 (7.97%) Open Source
17 70 (7.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 339 (38.61%) Java
2 320 (36.45%) C#
3 304 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 194 (22.10%) SQL
5 151 (17.20%) Python
6 113 (12.87%) PHP
7 91 (10.36%) C++
8 63 (7.18%) C
9 58 (6.61%) Ruby
10 57 (6.49%) T-SQL
11 32 (3.64%) PL/SQL
12 30 (3.42%) Java 8
13 28 (3.19%) Perl
13 28 (3.19%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.85%) Objective-C
15 22 (2.51%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.39%) Go
17 20 (2.28%) Bash Shell
18 19 (2.16%) Scala
19 14 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (10.71%) Degree
2 44 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.87%) DV Cleared
4 31 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.94%) ISEB
5 17 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (1.48%) PMP
7 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.25%) MCSE
8 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.14%) CCNA
9 10 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.14%) CISSP
9 10 (1.14%) GIAC
9 10 (1.14%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (1.14%) SANS
9 10 (1.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.83%) QA
2 14 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.03%) GDPR
4 7 (0.80%) GCP
5 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.68%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.46%) PMO
8 3 (0.34%) ISO 15765
8 3 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (10.36%) Docker
2 33 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.94%) vSphere
5 7 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.80%) Xen
5 7 (0.80%) XenServer
6 2 (0.23%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (7.29%) Puppet
2 52 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (4.56%) Ansible
4 31 (3.53%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.48%) Salt
6 7 (0.80%) Kibana
6 7 (0.80%) Terraform
7 6 (0.68%) Packer
7 6 (0.68%) SCCM
8 4 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.23%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.11%) Oozie
10 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.95%) Oracle
3 36 (4.10%) Google
4 33 (3.76%) VMware
5 27 (3.08%) Facebook
6 24 (2.73%) Twitter
7 23 (2.62%) WorldPay
8 19 (2.16%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.59%) Capita
9 14 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.59%) SAP
10 11 (1.25%) Tableau
11 8 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.80%) IBM
12 7 (0.80%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.68%) Aquila
14 5 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.57%) Xamarin
15 4 (0.46%) Blue Prism