Period
to 22 September 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 22 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +29
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 46 108 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.87% 9.15% 9.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 9.77% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 77 129
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,625 £30,000 £29,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 615 1,105 1,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.79% 93.64% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 797 1,119
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,767 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the North East.

Salary trend for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the North East over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 2020. 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 -7 30 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Durham +2 16 £33,750 -21.51% 5
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 16 (34.78%) DevOps
3 14 (30.43%) JIRA
4 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 12 (26.09%) Docker
5 11 (23.91%) Azure
5 11 (23.91%) Test Management
6 10 (21.74%) C#
6 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 10 (21.74%) .NET
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) Java
7 9 (19.57%) Migration
7 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
7 9 (19.57%) SDLC
8 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
9 7 (15.22%) Apple Swift
9 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
10 6 (13.04%) Appium
10 6 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
10 6 (13.04%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (13.04%) Terraform
10 6 (13.04%) .NET Core
10 6 (13.04%) Core Data
10 6 (13.04%) Core Animation

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 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Azure
2 6 (13.04%) AWS
2 6 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) npm
4 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Slack
4 2 (4.35%) Trello
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) Redis
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.04%) Appium
4 6 (13.04%) Selenium
5 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
6 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) GitLab
7 1 (2.17%) Postman
7 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) iOS Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) .NET Core
2 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.04%) Core Animation
2 6 (13.04%) Core Data
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.70%) Node.js
5 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) CSS3
6 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 2 (4.35%) JPA
6 2 (4.35%) JTA
6 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.35%) Servlets
6 2 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Animation
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) DevOps
2 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 11 (23.91%) Test Management
5 9 (19.57%) Migration
5 9 (19.57%) SDLC
6 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
6 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.04%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (8.70%) Kanban
9 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) Apple Swift
5 6 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CFA
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
1 6 (13.04%) Terraform
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint