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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North West / Merseyside
Rank 39 48 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 24 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.23% 2.67% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 3.04% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 28
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -24.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 428 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.30% 87.89% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 415 350 333
Median salary £40,372 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Scrum as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Helens - 9 £45,000 - 2
Southport - 8 £40,000 - 1
Liverpool -2 7 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 50 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (71.43%) .NET
3 33 (52.38%) C#
3 33 (52.38%) TDD
4 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (44.44%) Kanban
6 24 (38.10%) MVC
7 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
8 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 20 (31.75%) OO
10 19 (30.16%) SQL
11 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
13 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (25.40%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (23.81%) BDD
14 15 (23.81%) Java
15 14 (22.22%) VB.NET
15 14 (22.22%) WPF
15 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (19.05%) DevOps
16 12 (19.05%) HTML
16 12 (19.05%) CSS
16 12 (19.05%) Windows
16 12 (19.05%) Advertising
17 11 (17.46%) WinForms
17 11 (17.46%) Retail
17 11 (17.46%) RESTful
18 10 (15.87%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related 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 4 (6.35%) Drupal
1 4 (6.35%) WordPress
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.11%) GitHub
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) MSTest
2 7 (11.11%) NUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Subversion
4 5 (7.94%) Moq
4 5 (7.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) RSpec
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.59%) NuGet
8 1 (1.59%) Selenium
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (19.05%) Advertising
2 11 (17.46%) Retail
3 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Machine Learning Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (22.22%) WPF
5 12 (19.05%) CSS
5 12 (19.05%) HTML
6 11 (17.46%) RESTful
6 11 (17.46%) WinForms
7 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (15.87%) jQuery
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 7 (11.11%) LINQ
9 7 (11.11%) Ninject
9 7 (11.11%) Node.js
9 7 (11.11%) Spring.NET
9 7 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (11.11%) WCF
10 6 (9.52%) Ajax
11 5 (7.94%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) CentOS
4 2 (3.17%) Debian
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) TDD
3 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (44.44%) Kanban
5 24 (38.10%) MVC
6 20 (31.75%) OO
7 16 (25.40%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (23.81%) BDD
9 12 (19.05%) DevOps
10 10 (15.87%) Web Development
11 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 9 (14.29%) Web Application Development
12 7 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (11.11%) MVVM
12 7 (11.11%) SDLC
13 5 (7.94%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (7.94%) User Stories
14 4 (6.35%) Project Management
14 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) C#
2 19 (30.16%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.81%) Java
5 14 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.70%) PHP
7 7 (11.11%) VB
8 5 (7.94%) Ruby
9 4 (6.35%) Perl
10 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.76%) C++
11 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.17%) Python
11 2 (3.17%) Smalltalk
11 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.59%) C
12 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Google
2 3 (4.76%) IBM
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Splunk
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.59%) Perforce
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago