Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North East
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 32 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 67 77 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.65% 6.77% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 7.40% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 50 134
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,800 £31,400 £31,288
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
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 713 1,041 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.00% 91.48% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 625 796 1,056
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,221 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.17% +3.05% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,326 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +10 44 £55,000 +13.40% 8
Durham +9 23 £52,500 +28.05% 6
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
3 22 (32.84%) SQL
4 21 (31.34%) JIRA
5 20 (29.85%) Java
5 20 (29.85%) Software Engineering
6 19 (28.36%) Migration
6 19 (28.36%) C#
6 19 (28.36%) .NET
6 19 (28.36%) Docker
7 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (26.87%) Selenium
7 18 (26.87%) Test Management
8 17 (25.37%) Linux
8 17 (25.37%) Appium
8 17 (25.37%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
9 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
9 16 (23.88%) CFA
10 15 (22.39%) Validation
10 15 (22.39%) .NET Core
11 14 (20.90%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (20.90%) MVC
12 13 (19.40%) Confluence
12 13 (19.40%) Atlassian
12 13 (19.40%) Finance
12 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
12 13 (19.40%) T-SQL
12 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
12 13 (19.40%) Bitbucket

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 13 (19.40%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) AWS
1 6 (8.96%) Azure
2 5 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.99%) npm
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Slack
4 1 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.99%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.99%) Redis
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) JIRA
2 18 (26.87%) Selenium
3 17 (25.37%) Appium
4 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
5 13 (19.40%) Bitbucket
5 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
6 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.49%) GitLab
9 1 (1.49%) Postman
9 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) C# Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Test Leader
4 13 (19.40%) Automation Test Lead
5 9 (13.43%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) iOS Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Architect
10 3 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Software Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) .NET Core
3 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
4 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.96%) Core Animation
5 6 (8.96%) Core Data
5 6 (8.96%) HTML
6 5 (7.46%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) REST
7 4 (5.97%) CSS3
7 4 (5.97%) HTML5
7 4 (5.97%) Node.js
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.99%) JPA
9 2 (2.99%) jQuery
9 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.99%) Servlets
9 2 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Animation
2 3 (4.48%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Social Media
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) CentOS
3 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
3 20 (29.85%) Software Engineering
4 19 (28.36%) Migration
5 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (26.87%) Test Management
6 17 (25.37%) Collaborative Working
7 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
8 15 (22.39%) Validation
9 14 (20.90%) MVC
9 14 (20.90%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (16.42%) DevOps
11 8 (11.94%) TDD
12 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
12 7 (10.45%) Microservices
12 7 (10.45%) SDLC
12 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
13 6 (8.96%) Issue Tracking
14 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) Java
3 19 (28.36%) C#
4 13 (19.40%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) Apple Swift
7 6 (8.96%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.97%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
9 2 (2.99%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) CFA
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.46%) Terraform
2 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Atlassian
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Remedy
4 1 (1.49%) Zend