Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 890 807 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.57% 10.51% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.67% 11.32% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 704 686 534
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +2.41%

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 6,510 7,128 6,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.96% 92.81% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,392 6,053 5,108
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +13 59 £50,000 +2.56% 10
Bolton +19 34 £37,500 +74.42% 3
Altrincham +1 26 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Rochdale +2 14 £45,000 -14.29%
Bury +6 12 £22,000 -56.00% 4
Cheadle -4 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Salford -5 10 £37,500 -0.65% 4
Wigan -4 1 £24,000 -40.00%
Heywood - 1 £36,500 -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 841 (94.49%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (38.54%) C#
3 337 (37.87%) .NET
4 322 (36.18%) Java
5 311 (34.94%) TDD
6 301 (33.82%) Software Engineering
7 269 (30.22%) JavaScript
8 252 (28.31%) MVC
9 241 (27.08%) CSS
10 240 (26.97%) ASP.NET
11 234 (26.29%) HTML
12 230 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
13 226 (25.39%) SQL
14 218 (24.49%) Kanban
15 195 (21.91%) SQL Server
15 195 (21.91%) AngularJS
16 192 (21.57%) Finance
17 190 (21.35%) DevOps
18 170 (19.10%) E-Commerce
19 168 (18.88%) RESTful
20 160 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
21 158 (17.75%) Web Services
22 155 (17.42%) Test Automation
23 148 (16.63%) BDD
24 141 (15.84%) Microservices
25 135 (15.17%) OO
26 124 (13.93%) Microsoft
26 124 (13.93%) SDLC
27 122 (13.71%) PHP
28 121 (13.60%) Python

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 47 (5.28%) CMS
2 27 (3.03%) Apache
3 26 (2.92%) nginx
4 22 (2.47%) Confluence
5 21 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (1.91%) Apache Solr
7 16 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.46%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.79%) JBoss
11 6 (0.67%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.67%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.56%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.56%) IIS
12 5 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.11%) Simulink
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (0.79%) Magento
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.04%) SaaS
4 21 (2.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 19 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.13%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.35%) GitHub
6 12 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.01%) IaaS
7 9 (1.01%) PaaS
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.34%) npm
9 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.22%) Office 365
9 2 (0.22%) Serverless
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.49%) HTTP
2 23 (2.58%) SSL
3 13 (1.46%) Internet
4 10 (1.12%) Firewall
5 9 (1.01%) Broadband
5 9 (1.01%) DNS
6 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.34%) SAN
7 3 (0.34%) SMTP
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.24%) MySQL
3 68 (7.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 59 (6.63%) MongoDB
5 42 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 34 (3.82%) RavenDB
8 27 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.92%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.70%) Redis
11 21 (2.36%) Big Data
12 19 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.67%) Apache Hive
19 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 117 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 84 (9.44%) NUnit
3 76 (8.54%) JIRA
4 75 (8.43%) Selenium
5 60 (6.74%) Jenkins
6 52 (5.84%) MSTest
7 35 (3.93%) Cucumber
7 35 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (3.15%) JUnit
9 22 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 21 (2.36%) TeamCity
11 20 (2.25%) Subversion
12 17 (1.91%) Maven
13 15 (1.69%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.69%) gulp
13 15 (1.69%) Moq
14 14 (1.57%) SonarQube
15 13 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
16 11 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.12%) Mercurial
General
1 192 (21.57%) Finance
2 91 (10.22%) Retail
3 63 (7.08%) Advertising
4 54 (6.07%) Marketing
5 20 (2.25%) Back Office
6 19 (2.13%) Legal
7 17 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.80%) Automotive
8 16 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.69%) Electronics
10 12 (1.35%) Banking
11 9 (1.01%) Law
12 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.67%) Military
14 5 (0.56%) French Language
14 5 (0.56%) Games
14 5 (0.56%) German Language
14 5 (0.56%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 391 (43.93%) Developer
2 174 (19.55%) .NET Developer
3 140 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 106 (11.91%) Senior Developer
5 101 (11.35%) C# Developer
6 90 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 87 (9.78%) Software Developer
8 62 (6.97%) Java Engineer
9 61 (6.85%) Java Developer
10 60 (6.74%) Analyst
11 54 (6.07%) C# Software Engineer
12 50 (5.62%) Architect
13 49 (5.51%) .NET Software Engineer
14 48 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
15 46 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
15 46 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
15 46 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
16 43 (4.83%) .NET Software Developer
17 42 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
17 42 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (37.87%) .NET
2 241 (27.08%) CSS
3 240 (26.97%) ASP.NET
4 234 (26.29%) HTML
5 195 (21.91%) AngularJS
6 168 (18.88%) RESTful
7 160 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 158 (17.75%) Web Services
9 110 (12.36%) HTML5
10 106 (11.91%) REST
11 102 (11.46%) React
12 101 (11.35%) CSS3
13 100 (11.24%) Spring
14 99 (11.12%) jQuery
15 93 (10.45%) XML
16 92 (10.34%) WCF
17 86 (9.66%) Node.js
18 85 (9.55%) SOAP
19 67 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 67 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 46 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (5.17%) Fintech
5 45 (5.06%) User Experience
6 32 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.57%) Xbox
9 13 (1.46%) Social Network
10 10 (1.12%) Wiki
11 9 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.67%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
14 5 (0.56%) NHS
15 3 (0.34%) LIMS
15 3 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.58%) Linux
2 87 (9.78%) Windows
3 36 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 33 (3.71%) Android
5 10 (1.12%) Unix
6 7 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (94.49%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (34.94%) TDD
3 301 (33.82%) Software Engineering
4 252 (28.31%) MVC
5 230 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (24.49%) Kanban
7 190 (21.35%) DevOps
8 170 (19.10%) E-Commerce
9 155 (17.42%) Test Automation
10 148 (16.63%) BDD
11 141 (15.84%) Microservices
12 135 (15.17%) OO
13 124 (13.93%) SDLC
14 115 (12.92%) Mentoring
15 97 (10.90%) Web Development
16 81 (9.10%) Web Application Development
17 69 (7.75%) Use Case
18 66 (7.42%) MVVM
18 66 (7.42%) SOLID
19 64 (7.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 343 (38.54%) C#
2 322 (36.18%) Java
3 269 (30.22%) JavaScript
4 226 (25.39%) SQL
5 122 (13.71%) PHP
6 121 (13.60%) Python
7 104 (11.69%) C
8 90 (10.11%) C++
9 84 (9.44%) T-SQL
10 81 (9.10%) Ruby
11 37 (4.16%) PL/SQL
12 31 (3.48%) TypeScript
13 30 (3.37%) Java 8
14 25 (2.81%) Scala
15 24 (2.70%) Go
16 19 (2.13%) Perl
17 13 (1.46%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.46%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.35%) Bash Shell
19 10 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 92 (10.34%) Degree
2 42 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 19 (2.13%) ISEB
7 16 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (1.35%) Master's Degree
9 11 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.79%) MCSE
10 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.79%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.67%) PMP
12 5 (0.56%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.34%) CCNA
14 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.34%) CISSP
14 3 (0.34%) GIAC
14 3 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.08%) QA
2 11 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 7 (0.79%) PMO
5 6 (0.67%) GCP
6 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.34%) GDPR
7 3 (0.34%) SLA
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 83 (9.33%) Docker
2 22 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.22%) HDFS
5 2 (0.22%) Xen
5 2 (0.22%) XenServer
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (4.16%) Puppet
2 35 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 35 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.47%) Ansible
4 11 (1.24%) Kibana
4 11 (1.24%) Prometheus
5 5 (0.56%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.45%) Terraform
7 3 (0.34%) Salt
8 2 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.40%) Oracle
3 55 (6.18%) WorldPay
4 35 (3.93%) Facebook
5 28 (3.15%) Sitecore
6 24 (2.70%) Twitter
7 22 (2.47%) VMware
8 15 (1.69%) SAP
9 13 (1.46%) Capita
10 11 (1.24%) Google
11 10 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.01%) Tableau
12 9 (1.01%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.79%) Sun
14 5 (0.56%) Aquila
14 5 (0.56%) IBM
14 5 (0.56%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.45%) EnterpriseDB
15 4 (0.45%) Siemens
16 3 (0.34%) Cisco