Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 43 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.33% 4.35% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 4.91% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 27
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,350 £26,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,000 £51,750
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 900 1160 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.63% 88.48% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 783 617
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £63,100
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Merseyside

Scrum
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Scrum in Merseyside

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Merseyside

Scrum
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
St Helens +5 21 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Liverpool -8 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Southport +5 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (62.79%) TDD
4 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
4 24 (55.81%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (53.49%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (46.51%) Kanban
7 18 (41.86%) WPF
8 17 (39.53%) WinForms
8 17 (39.53%) NUnit
8 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
8 17 (39.53%) VB
8 17 (39.53%) VB.NET
8 17 (39.53%) Windows
8 17 (39.53%) Broadband
8 17 (39.53%) Spring.NET
8 17 (39.53%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (39.53%) MSTest
8 17 (39.53%) MVVM
8 17 (39.53%) Ninject
8 17 (39.53%) Unity DI Container
8 17 (39.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (25.58%) BDD
9 11 (25.58%) MVC
9 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (25.58%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (18.60%) QA

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Mavenlink
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Broadband
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (39.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.33%) Event Store
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MSTest
1 17 (39.53%) NUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.65%) Xcode
5 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 28 (65.12%) .NET Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Telecoms Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Writer
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Author
5 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Junior
5 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Junior iOS Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Author
5 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) WPF
3 17 (39.53%) Ninject
3 17 (39.53%) Spring.NET
3 17 (39.53%) Unity DI Container
3 17 (39.53%) WinForms
4 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (13.95%) RESTful
8 5 (11.63%) HTML
9 4 (9.30%) CSS
10 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.98%) REST
11 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.65%) HTML5
11 2 (4.65%) OAuth
11 2 (4.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (62.79%) TDD
4 23 (53.49%) Dependency Injection
5 20 (46.51%) Kanban
6 17 (39.53%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (39.53%) MVVM
7 11 (25.58%) BDD
7 11 (25.58%) MVC
8 8 (18.60%) User Stories
9 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.95%) OO
10 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
11 5 (11.63%) Content Management
11 5 (11.63%) DevOps
11 5 (11.63%) SDLC
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) VB
1 17 (39.53%) VB.NET
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin