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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 51 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 24 7 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.48% 1.51% 10.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 1.82% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 22
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 479 385 438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.37% 83.15% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 339 308 318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
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 25 June 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 - 15 £45,000 -
Liverpool 0 4 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Southport -4 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wirral - 1 £35,000 -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (77.08%) .NET
3 36 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (68.75%) TDD
5 28 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 27 (56.25%) Dependency Injection
6 27 (56.25%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (47.92%) Kanban
8 22 (45.83%) VB.NET
9 20 (41.67%) WinForms
9 20 (41.67%) WPF
10 19 (39.58%) C#
10 19 (39.58%) Windows
11 17 (35.42%) Broadband
11 17 (35.42%) VB
11 17 (35.42%) NUnit
11 17 (35.42%) Telecoms
11 17 (35.42%) Spring.NET
11 17 (35.42%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (35.42%) MVVM
11 17 (35.42%) MSTest
11 17 (35.42%) Ninject
11 17 (35.42%) Unity DI Container
12 16 (33.33%) OO
13 15 (31.25%) MVC
14 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
15 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
15 13 (27.08%) BDD

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 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Mavenlink
2 2 (4.17%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MSTest
1 17 (35.42%) NUnit
2 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Moq
3 4 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) RSpec
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 17 (35.42%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.92%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 33 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Telecoms Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
5 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Product Owner
5 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (77.08%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) WinForms
2 20 (41.67%) WPF
3 17 (35.42%) Ninject
3 17 (35.42%) Spring.NET
3 17 (35.42%) Unity DI Container
4 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (25.00%) RESTful
6 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.50%) HTML
8 5 (10.42%) CSS
9 4 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (8.33%) HTML5
10 3 (6.25%) jQuery
10 3 (6.25%) WCF
10 3 (6.25%) Web Services
11 2 (4.17%) Ajax
11 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (68.75%) TDD
4 27 (56.25%) Dependency Injection
5 23 (47.92%) Kanban
6 17 (35.42%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (35.42%) MVVM
7 16 (33.33%) OO
8 15 (31.25%) MVC
9 13 (27.08%) BDD
10 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
11 8 (16.67%) DevOps
11 8 (16.67%) SDLC
12 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
13 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
14 4 (8.33%) Project Management
14 4 (8.33%) User Stories
15 3 (6.25%) OOP
15 3 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) VB.NET
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) VB
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) Ruby
7 4 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (6.25%) C++
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.17%) Smalltalk
10 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.08%) Python
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) Perforce
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