Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 33 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 35 52 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.72% 5.82% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 6.27% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 50
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £28,775
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £60,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 673 830 1,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.82% 92.95% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 504 660 804
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +24 29 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Southport -5 3 £40,250 +0.63% 1
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 9 (25.71%) CSS
4 9 (25.71%) RESTful
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) Kanban
5 8 (22.86%) Retail
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Coaching
5 8 (22.86%) Microservices
6 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.00%) HTML5
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) REST
7 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Symfony
7 6 (17.14%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) MySQL
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) User Experience
7 6 (17.14%) CSS3
8 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

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 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) OLAP
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) FileMaker
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) Power BI
3 1 (2.86%) QlikView
3 1 (2.86%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) Mockito
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Report Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) RESTful
3 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (17.14%) CSS3
4 6 (17.14%) REST
4 6 (17.14%) Symfony
5 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 5 (14.29%) Doctrine
5 5 (14.29%) Laravel
5 5 (14.29%) React
5 5 (14.29%) Sass
5 5 (14.29%) Spring
5 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.57%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) User Experience
2 5 (14.29%) iPad
3 4 (11.43%) PMI
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Fintech
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Coaching
2 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) Kanban
2 8 (22.86%) Microservices
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) BDD
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.29%) B2B
5 5 (14.29%) B2C
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (11.43%) Line Management
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) PHP
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) Groovy
5 5 (14.29%) Java 8
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.86%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos
2 1 (2.86%) Coverity
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau