Period
to 6 March 2021

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 6 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North East
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 44 29
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 71 70 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.63% 5.41% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 5.87% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 70 39 112
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,192 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 970 1,193 1,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.57% 92.19% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 745 891 999
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,885
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 6 March 2021.

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 6 March 2021. 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 0 42 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Durham +25 23 £57,500 +64.29% 5
Northumberland - 1 - -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2021, 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 50 (70.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) C#
3 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) .NET
3 26 (36.62%) Test Automation
4 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
5 21 (29.58%) Selenium
5 21 (29.58%) MVC
5 21 (29.58%) Finance
5 21 (29.58%) Java
6 20 (28.17%) Collaborative Working
7 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (25.35%) Test Management
9 17 (23.94%) CFA
9 17 (23.94%) T-SQL
9 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.94%) .NET Core
10 16 (22.54%) Test Strategy
10 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
10 16 (22.54%) Docker
10 16 (22.54%) Appium
10 16 (22.54%) Validation
10 16 (22.54%) Migration
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (21.13%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (18.31%) JIRA
13 12 (16.90%) Atlassian
13 12 (16.90%) Confluence
13 12 (16.90%) SpecFlow
13 12 (16.90%) 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 12 (16.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Azure
2 6 (8.45%) AWS
3 4 (5.63%) GCP
4 1 (1.41%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Selenium
2 16 (22.54%) Appium
2 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.31%) JIRA
4 12 (16.90%) Bitbucket
4 12 (16.90%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.82%) Postman
8 1 (1.41%) Cypress.io
8 1 (1.41%) JMeter
8 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.23%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Police
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Developer
2 23 (32.39%) C# Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Test Leader
4 14 (19.72%) Automation Test Lead
5 8 (11.27%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.63%) React Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) .NET Core
2 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (14.08%) CSS
4 10 (14.08%) HTML
5 8 (11.27%) React
6 6 (8.45%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.23%) HTML5
8 3 (4.23%) Node.js
8 3 (4.23%) Polymer
8 3 (4.23%) REST
9 2 (2.82%) Ajax
9 2 (2.82%) CSS3
9 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.23%) Social Media
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.41%) Animation
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (70.42%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Test Automation
3 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
4 21 (29.58%) MVC
5 20 (28.17%) Collaborative Working
6 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (25.35%) Test Management
8 16 (22.54%) Migration
8 16 (22.54%) Test Strategy
8 16 (22.54%) Validation
9 15 (21.13%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (11.27%) API Development
10 8 (11.27%) SDLC
11 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.45%) OO
11 6 (8.45%) TDD
12 4 (5.63%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (5.63%) Product Management
13 3 (4.23%) API Design
13 3 (4.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) Java
4 17 (23.94%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby
6 4 (5.63%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) ES6
9 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) CFA
2 4 (5.63%) Degree
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Atlassian
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) Databricks
3 1 (1.41%) Zend