Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 28 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29 -23
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 108 143 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.15% 9.64% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 10.48% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 128 35
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.10%
10th Percentile £30,450 £29,450 £30,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £70,000 £56,150
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,105 1,365 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.64% 91.98% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1,118 888
North East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £61,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in the North East.

Salary trend for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the North East over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Tyne and Wear +2 76 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Durham +6 29 £43,000 -7.03% 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (56.48%) C#
3 56 (51.85%) .NET
4 46 (42.59%) Java
5 37 (34.26%) Degree
5 37 (34.26%) Computer Science
6 34 (31.48%) Test Automation
7 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 26 (24.07%) AngularJS
10 25 (23.15%) jQuery
11 22 (20.37%) Azure
12 21 (19.44%) Visualforce
12 21 (19.44%) Apex Code
12 21 (19.44%) SaaS
12 21 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (19.44%) Backbone.js
12 21 (19.44%) Web Application Development
12 21 (19.44%) Sage
12 21 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (19.44%) Architectural Design
13 20 (18.52%) Project Management
14 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
15 18 (16.67%) CSS
15 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.74%) QA
16 17 (15.74%) JIRA
16 17 (15.74%) Selenium

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 12 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 6 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.93%) InDesign
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Azure
2 21 (19.44%) SaaS
3 9 (8.33%) AWS
4 2 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) GCP
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
1 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.93%) IPsec
2 1 (0.93%) IPv4
2 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (15.74%) JIRA
2 17 (15.74%) Selenium
3 15 (13.89%) WebDriver
4 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.63%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.70%) TestRail
8 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.93%) Appium
9 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.93%) Mocha
9 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 24 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 22 (20.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (19.44%) .NET Developer
5 21 (19.44%) .NET Software Developer
5 21 (19.44%) Analyst
5 21 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 21 (19.44%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Test Analyst
7 14 (12.96%) Software Engineer
8 13 (12.04%) Angular Developer
8 13 (12.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (11.11%) Azure Developer
9 12 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (11.11%) Azure Software Engineer
9 12 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 12 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (51.85%) .NET
2 26 (24.07%) AngularJS
3 25 (23.15%) jQuery
4 21 (19.44%) Backbone.js
4 21 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 21 (19.44%) Visualforce
5 18 (16.67%) CSS
6 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET
8 12 (11.11%) Angular 2
8 12 (11.11%) CSS3
9 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Core
11 8 (7.41%) HTML
12 7 (6.48%) Web Services
13 5 (4.63%) JSON
14 4 (3.70%) HTML5
14 4 (3.70%) React
14 4 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) User Experience
3 7 (6.48%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (5.56%) Tandem
5 4 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) CUDA
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Contactless
8 1 (0.93%) Kindle
8 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.26%) Computer Science
3 34 (31.48%) Test Automation
4 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (19.44%) Architectural Design
5 21 (19.44%) Web Application Development
6 20 (18.52%) Project Management
7 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.89%) TDD
9 14 (12.96%) MVC
10 13 (12.04%) Microservices
11 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (8.33%) Kanban
13 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.41%) Front End Development
14 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) C#
2 46 (42.59%) Java
3 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) Apex Code
5 16 (14.81%) SQL
6 13 (12.04%) TypeScript
7 10 (9.26%) Ruby
8 5 (4.63%) Python
9 3 (2.78%) C
10 2 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.85%) R
10 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) Rust
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (34.26%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Ansible
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Sage
1 21 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.70%) Progress
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.93%) Pega
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
6 1 (0.93%) VMware