Period
to 23 July 2018

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

Scrum
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 59 65
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 -42
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 46 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.16% 3.52% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 3.86% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 17
Merseyside median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,375 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £50,125 £58,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% +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 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 808 959 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.68% 91.16% 86.10%
Number of salaries quoted 662 707 675
Merseyside median annual salary £40,888 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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
Liverpool +41 40 £40,000 +3.90% 6
St Helens -11 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 43 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
4 19 (41.30%) .NET
4 19 (41.30%) C#
5 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) MVC
6 16 (34.78%) HTML
6 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 15 (32.61%) TDD
8 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (26.09%) RESTful
9 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
9 12 (26.09%) Kafka
10 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.74%) Java
11 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.57%) User Stories
11 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (17.39%) React
12 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
12 8 (17.39%) OO
13 7 (15.22%) CSS
13 7 (15.22%) Project Management
13 7 (15.22%) JIRA
13 7 (15.22%) Spring

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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.04%) MySQL
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (6.52%) OLAP
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.35%) SSDT
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.17%) Power BI
8 1 (2.17%) QlikView
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.22%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) Grunt
6 1 (2.17%) gulp
6 1 (2.17%) MSTest
6 1 (2.17%) NUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Designer
4 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Designer
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Software Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 16 (34.78%) HTML
3 12 (26.09%) Kafka
3 12 (26.09%) RESTful
4 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 8 (17.39%) React
7 7 (15.22%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
7 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
8 6 (13.04%) Web Services
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
9 5 (10.87%) WinForms
10 4 (8.70%) CSS3
10 4 (8.70%) jQuery
10 4 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Life Science
3 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.35%) Online Gambling
4 2 (4.35%) Online Games
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
1 6 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) MVC
3 15 (32.61%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.57%) User Stories
6 8 (17.39%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.22%) Logistics
7 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Coaching
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.04%) Kanban
8 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) C#
3 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) ES6
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) MCAD
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Kibana
2 2 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau