Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North East
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 43 116 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.75% 9.01% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 9.72% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 100 128
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,875 £26,175
90th Percentile £54,500 £56,250 £70,000
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 835 1,194 1,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.16% 92.77% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 638 899 1,319
Median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,350 £25,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £61,500 £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 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 5 July 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 5 July 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 -13 36 £52,500 +13.51% 12
Durham -15 7 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.23%) QA
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Marketing
5 11 (25.58%) Azure
5 11 (25.58%) SaaS
6 10 (23.26%) Redis
6 10 (23.26%) MySQL
7 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.93%) PHP
7 9 (20.93%) Sage
8 8 (18.60%) Python
8 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
8 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.60%) Lua
8 8 (18.60%) Symfony
8 8 (18.60%) Redux
9 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.95%) SQL
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) Kanban
10 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.63%) Release Train
11 4 (9.30%) SDLC
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Azure
1 11 (25.58%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) AWS
2 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) npm
2 2 (4.65%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Slack
2 2 (4.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MySQL
1 10 (23.26%) Redis
2 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Appium
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (25.58%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Billing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Lead Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) PHP Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Release Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Release Train Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Application Development Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Development Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Developer
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Redux
1 8 (18.60%) Symfony
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Core Animation
3 2 (4.65%) Core Data
3 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.65%) JPA
3 2 (4.65%) JTA
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.65%) Servlets
3 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.65%) Animation
3 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) CentOS
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
6 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 5 (11.63%) Release Train
7 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Test Management
9 3 (6.98%) CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
1 9 (20.93%) PHP
2 8 (18.60%) Lua
2 8 (18.60%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Sage
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) Remedy