Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 69 115 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.34% 8.50% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 9.16% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 35 104 120
North East median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £90,000
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 1,193 1,256 1,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.41% 92.83% 92.95%
Number of salaries quoted 873 999 1,410
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -4 65 £52,500 +23.53% 23
Durham -12 4 £35,000 -9.68% 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Sage
3 28 (40.58%) JavaScript
4 26 (37.68%) TDD
5 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 22 (31.88%) SaaS
7 21 (30.43%) Marketing
7 21 (30.43%) QA
8 19 (27.54%) C#
9 16 (23.19%) .NET
9 16 (23.19%) Python
10 15 (21.74%) MySQL
10 15 (21.74%) PHP
10 15 (21.74%) Degree
10 15 (21.74%) Symfony
10 15 (21.74%) Waterfall
10 15 (21.74%) Redux
11 14 (20.29%) Mobile App
11 14 (20.29%) Redis
11 14 (20.29%) Data Integration
11 14 (20.29%) Lua
11 14 (20.29%) Java
11 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
13 10 (14.49%) Microservices
14 9 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (13.04%) Web Application Development
15 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
15 8 (11.59%) Visualforce

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 3 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.45%) InDesign
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) SaaS
2 8 (11.59%) Azure
3 4 (5.80%) AWS
4 1 (1.45%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) MySQL
2 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (20.29%) Redis
3 7 (10.14%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.45%) C++Builder
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) GitLab
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (30.43%) Marketing
2 7 (10.14%) Billing
3 5 (7.25%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) Software Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) Lead Software Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) PHP Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Application Development Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Applications Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Applications Development Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Applications Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Development Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Integration Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Integration Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Principal Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Release Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Release Train Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) Redux
2 15 (21.74%) Symfony
3 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
5 8 (11.59%) jQuery
5 8 (11.59%) Visualforce
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Core
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
6 4 (5.80%) Spring
7 3 (4.35%) Express
7 3 (4.35%) HTML
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.90%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.90%) React
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.14%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Tandem
6 1 (1.45%) Kindle
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) TDD
3 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 15 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 14 (20.29%) Data Integration
6 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.49%) Microservices
8 9 (13.04%) Web Application Development
9 8 (11.59%) Analytics
9 8 (11.59%) Architectural Design
9 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (11.59%) DevOps
10 7 (10.14%) CRM
10 7 (10.14%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.14%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (10.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 16 (23.19%) Python
4 15 (21.74%) PHP
5 14 (20.29%) Java
5 14 (20.29%) Lua
6 8 (11.59%) Apex Code
7 7 (10.14%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Sage
2 8 (11.59%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe