Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 46 30
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 502 144 509
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.93% 5.48% 7.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.37% 5.86% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 283 130 379
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,725 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,756 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.49% +5.51% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 5,359 2,458 6,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.29% 93.57% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4,023 2,198 4,915
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Manchester.

Salary trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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
Bolton +3 33 £60,000 +37.14% 6
Cheadle +2 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Stockport -1 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wigan - 2 £47,750 -
Bury -1 1 - - 1
Oldham - 1 £42,500 -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 464 (92.43%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.64%) DevOps
3 157 (31.27%) Java
3 157 (31.27%) Kanban
4 135 (26.89%) Social Skills
5 119 (23.71%) Docker
6 116 (23.11%) AWS
7 112 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (21.71%) Software Engineering
9 108 (21.51%) Git (software)
10 106 (21.12%) Azure
11 105 (20.92%) JavaScript
12 104 (20.72%) TDD
13 96 (19.12%) Microservices
14 87 (17.33%) Mentoring
15 85 (16.93%) Problem-Solving
16 84 (16.73%) Coaching
16 84 (16.73%) Terraform
17 82 (16.33%) BDD
18 81 (16.14%) SDLC
19 79 (15.74%) React
19 79 (15.74%) JIRA
20 77 (15.34%) Linux
21 76 (15.14%) Jenkins
22 75 (14.94%) Spring
23 74 (14.74%) SQL
23 74 (14.74%) .NET
24 70 (13.94%) Test Automation
25 65 (12.95%) Kubernetes
26 63 (12.55%) C#

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 39 (7.77%) Confluence
2 14 (2.79%) nginx
3 9 (1.79%) JBoss
4 5 (1.00%) Apache
5 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Figma
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) SAP Retail
1 5 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 116 (23.11%) AWS
2 106 (21.12%) Azure
3 60 (11.95%) Serverless
4 27 (5.38%) GitHub
5 25 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (3.98%) GCP
7 17 (3.39%) Apigee
8 16 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (2.99%) SaaS
10 12 (2.39%) OpenShift
11 11 (2.19%) npm
12 8 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.39%) Azure Functions
14 5 (1.00%) IaaS
14 5 (1.00%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.80%) NuGet
15 4 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.78%) HTTP
2 17 (3.39%) Ethernet
2 17 (3.39%) Modbus
2 17 (3.39%) RS-422
3 10 (1.99%) Firewall
4 9 (1.79%) IPv4
4 9 (1.79%) OSPF
4 9 (1.79%) VLAN
4 9 (1.79%) VPN
5 6 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) AMQP
6 1 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.97%) MySQL
2 39 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 38 (7.57%) Big Data
4 28 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.18%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.79%) Blockchain
8 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.80%) Power BI
11 4 (0.80%) Redis
11 4 (0.80%) Tableau
12 3 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.40%) OLAP
13 2 (0.40%) OLTP
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 79 (15.74%) JIRA
3 76 (15.14%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.18%) Subversion
5 23 (4.58%) Gradle
6 20 (3.98%) JUnit
7 15 (2.99%) Maven
8 12 (2.39%) SonarQube
8 12 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (2.19%) CircleCI
9 11 (2.19%) Mockito
9 11 (2.19%) TestNG
10 9 (1.79%) GitLab
10 9 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.79%) Storybook
11 8 (1.59%) Android Studio
11 8 (1.59%) Ant
12 7 (1.39%) MSTest
12 7 (1.39%) NUnit
12 7 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 135 (26.89%) Social Skills
2 57 (11.35%) Finance
3 34 (6.77%) Manufacturing
3 34 (6.77%) Public Sector
4 31 (6.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 30 (5.98%) French Language
6 29 (5.78%) Law
7 28 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (5.58%) Retail
8 24 (4.78%) Legal
9 20 (3.98%) Presentation Skills
10 18 (3.59%) Influencing Skills
11 10 (1.99%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.39%) Games
12 7 (1.39%) Marketing
13 5 (1.00%) Banking
13 5 (1.00%) Electronics
14 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.80%) Billing
14 4 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 178 (35.46%) Developer
2 73 (14.54%) Software Engineer
3 51 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 42 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (6.97%) Analyst
6 30 (5.98%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (5.78%) Project Manager
8 27 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 27 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (4.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 24 (4.78%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (4.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 24 (4.78%) PHP Developer
11 19 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (3.59%) React Developer
12 18 (3.59%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.59%) Test Engineer
13 17 (3.39%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.39%) Lead Developer
13 17 (3.39%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (15.74%) React
2 75 (14.94%) Spring
3 74 (14.74%) .NET
4 55 (10.96%) Web Services
5 51 (10.16%) REST
6 50 (9.96%) AngularJS
7 44 (8.76%) CSS
8 43 (8.57%) HTML
8 43 (8.57%) XML
9 37 (7.37%) Kafka
9 37 (7.37%) Node.js
10 36 (7.17%) .NET Core
10 36 (7.17%) Hibernate
11 31 (6.18%) Spring Boot
12 29 (5.78%) RESTful
13 26 (5.18%) GraphQL
14 24 (4.78%) Middleware
15 23 (4.58%) .NET Framework
15 23 (4.58%) JavaBeans
15 23 (4.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.77%) User Experience
2 33 (6.57%) Reinsurance
3 17 (3.39%) Cloud Native
4 13 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.39%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.39%) Cyberattack
5 12 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.19%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.79%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.39%) Wiki
11 6 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.20%) Tandem
12 4 (0.80%) Online Gambling
12 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.34%) Linux
2 27 (5.38%) Windows
3 21 (4.18%) Unix
4 20 (3.98%) CentOS
5 16 (3.19%) Android
6 15 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (92.43%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.64%) DevOps
3 157 (31.27%) Kanban
4 112 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (21.71%) Software Engineering
6 104 (20.72%) TDD
7 96 (19.12%) Microservices
8 87 (17.33%) Mentoring
9 85 (16.93%) Problem-Solving
10 84 (16.73%) Coaching
11 82 (16.33%) BDD
12 81 (16.14%) SDLC
13 70 (13.94%) Test Automation
14 52 (10.36%) Analytics
15 51 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (10.16%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 46 (9.16%) User Stories
17 44 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (8.57%) Open Source
19 37 (7.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (31.27%) Java
2 105 (20.92%) JavaScript
3 74 (14.74%) SQL
4 63 (12.55%) C#
5 54 (10.76%) Python
6 52 (10.36%) C++
7 51 (10.16%) Java 8
8 44 (8.76%) C
9 31 (6.18%) PHP
10 26 (5.18%) Bash Shell
10 26 (5.18%) PowerShell
11 24 (4.78%) Ruby
12 22 (4.38%) TypeScript
13 15 (2.99%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.59%) Java 11
14 13 (2.59%) Kotlin
15 10 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.39%) ES6
17 4 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 53 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.58%) Degree
4 12 (2.39%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.80%) GIAC
7 4 (0.80%) RHCE
8 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ISEB
10 1 (0.20%) CBAP
10 1 (0.20%) CCA
10 1 (0.20%) CEH
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.18%) QA
2 7 (1.39%) PMO
3 2 (0.40%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.20%) DICOM
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 119 (23.71%) Docker
2 13 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 84 (16.73%) Terraform
2 65 (12.95%) Kubernetes
3 47 (9.36%) Ansible
4 46 (9.16%) Puppet
5 44 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.39%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.20%) Grafana
7 6 (1.20%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.80%) Packer
8 4 (0.80%) Rancher
8 4 (0.80%) Rsyslog
8 4 (0.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.16%) Oracle
3 21 (4.18%) Google
4 20 (3.98%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.59%) SAP
5 13 (2.59%) VMware
6 12 (2.39%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.19%) BMC
7 11 (2.19%) HP
7 11 (2.19%) Ivanti
8 8 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.59%) Spotify
9 7 (1.39%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.80%) Adobe
10 4 (0.80%) Sun
10 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.60%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.60%) Apple
11 3 (0.60%) Informatica
11 3 (0.60%) Talend