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

Scrum
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 -39
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 41 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.80% 3.27% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 3.60% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 16
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,650 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,650 £61,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +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 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 779 888 1,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 91.11% 90.70% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 604 647 738
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,338 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +39 34 £40,000 +6.67% 7
St Helens -1 2 £43,250 -3.89% 1
Southport -5 1 £36,500 -8.75%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) .NET
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (29.27%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
6 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (21.95%) RESTful
7 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
7 8 (19.51%) MVC
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) Java
7 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.07%) PHP
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) HTML5
8 7 (17.07%) REST
8 7 (17.07%) CSS3
9 6 (14.63%) Spring
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.63%) Kanban
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
9 6 (14.63%) Coaching
9 6 (14.63%) Microservices

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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) OLAP
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.32%) SSDT
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.88%) Power BI
4 2 (4.88%) QlikView
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Mockito
2 5 (12.20%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) gulp
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
4 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) CSS3
5 7 (17.07%) HTML5
5 7 (17.07%) REST
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 6 (14.63%) Spring
7 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (9.76%) React
8 4 (9.76%) SOAP
8 4 (9.76%) WCF
9 3 (7.32%) jQuery
9 3 (7.32%) Symfony
9 3 (7.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) iPad
2 4 (9.76%) PMI
3 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) TDD
2 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (19.51%) MVC
4 6 (14.63%) Coaching
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.63%) Kanban
4 6 (14.63%) Microservices
5 5 (12.20%) B2B
5 5 (12.20%) B2C
5 5 (12.20%) BDD
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Pair Programming
5 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.20%) Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Line Management
6 4 (9.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) PHP
6 5 (12.20%) Groovy
6 5 (12.20%) Java 8
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.32%) GDPR
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Cognos
3 2 (4.88%) Tableau