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

Scrum
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 39 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -37
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 67 63 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.49% 5.50% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 6.13% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 17
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -31.82%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £46,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 839 1,027 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 93.85% 89.62% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 718 791 664
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £26,575
90th Percentile £64,125 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 April 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 April 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 +23 39 £41,500 +10.67% 7
St Helens -3 25 £57,500 +27.78%
Southport -1 2 £40,000 -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 65 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (61.19%) SQL Server
3 37 (55.22%) TDD
4 36 (53.73%) .NET
5 28 (41.79%) Kanban
6 27 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (34.33%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (34.33%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 19 (28.36%) WPF
9 19 (28.36%) WinForms
9 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
9 19 (28.36%) SQL
9 19 (28.36%) Windows
10 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
10 18 (26.87%) VB
10 18 (26.87%) VB.NET
10 18 (26.87%) C#
10 18 (26.87%) Broadband
10 18 (26.87%) MVC
10 18 (26.87%) NUnit
10 18 (26.87%) Spring.NET
10 18 (26.87%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (26.87%) MSTest
10 18 (26.87%) MVVM
10 18 (26.87%) Ninject
10 18 (26.87%) Unity DI Container
11 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
11 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.90%) Microsoft

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 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (61.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.46%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MSTest
1 18 (26.87%) NUnit
2 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.46%) JIRA
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 35 (52.24%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Telecoms Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Java Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) QA Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior QA Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) WinForms
2 19 (28.36%) WPF
3 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.87%) Ninject
3 18 (26.87%) Spring.NET
3 18 (26.87%) Unity DI Container
4 13 (19.40%) HTML
5 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (16.42%) Kafka
6 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
6 9 (13.43%) RESTful
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.45%) React
9 6 (8.96%) Spring
9 6 (8.96%) Spring Boot
9 6 (8.96%) Web Services
10 5 (7.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Life Science
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.99%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) TDD
3 28 (41.79%) Kanban
4 27 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (34.33%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (26.87%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (26.87%) MVC
6 18 (26.87%) MVVM
7 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
8 13 (19.40%) User Stories
9 11 (16.42%) BDD
10 10 (14.93%) SDLC
11 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.45%) Logistics
12 7 (10.45%) OO
13 6 (8.96%) Build Automation
13 6 (8.96%) Coaching
13 6 (8.96%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 18 (26.87%) C#
2 18 (26.87%) VB
2 18 (26.87%) VB.NET
3 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.40%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) ES6
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) MCAD
2 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Kibana
1 2 (2.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore