Period
to 14 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 22 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 795 1,222 1,488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.82% 8.30% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 9.05% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 651 944 1,145
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,150 £32,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £65,000
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,796 13,498 17,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.68% 91.70% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,807 10,959 13,889
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,625 £58,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
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 of England

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the North of England

Scrum
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Scrum in the North of England

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the North of England

Scrum
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 April 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
North West -11 368 £47,500 -5.00% 106
Yorkshire -12 368 £47,500 -5.00% 81
North East +11 58 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 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 of England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 726 (91.32%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (32.08%) DevOps
3 224 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 219 (27.55%) AWS
5 177 (22.26%) Docker
6 165 (20.75%) Azure
7 162 (20.38%) C#
8 158 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
9 151 (18.99%) Java
10 150 (18.87%) Linux
10 150 (18.87%) Git (software)
11 142 (17.86%) SQL
11 142 (17.86%) .NET
12 140 (17.61%) TDD
13 132 (16.60%) Test Automation
14 128 (16.10%) Terraform
15 125 (15.72%) Kanban
16 119 (14.97%) HTML
17 114 (14.34%) Software Engineering
18 111 (13.96%) Kubernetes
18 111 (13.96%) Deployment Automation
19 101 (12.70%) SDLC
20 100 (12.58%) Migration
21 99 (12.45%) CSS
21 99 (12.45%) Microsoft
22 97 (12.20%) Finance
23 92 (11.57%) MVC
24 90 (11.32%) Puppet
24 90 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
25 88 (11.07%) SQL Server

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 56 (7.04%) Confluence
2 30 (3.77%) CMS
3 19 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (2.14%) Umbraco
6 16 (2.01%) Kentico
7 12 (1.51%) Drupal
8 9 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.88%) IIS
10 7 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.75%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.50%) Mendix
12 4 (0.50%) nginx
13 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.25%) Apache
14 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.13%) Sketch
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 219 (27.55%) AWS
2 165 (20.75%) Azure
3 83 (10.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 32 (4.03%) SaaS
5 29 (3.65%) GCP
6 26 (3.27%) Serverless
7 18 (2.26%) Power Platform
8 9 (1.13%) Microsoft 365
9 8 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.01%) Trello
10 7 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.88%) GitHub
10 7 (0.88%) PaaS
11 6 (0.75%) Algolia
11 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.63%) npm
12 5 (0.63%) Slack
13 4 (0.50%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.14%) VPN
2 15 (1.89%) Firewall
3 14 (1.76%) IPv4
3 14 (1.76%) OSPF
3 14 (1.76%) VLAN
4 12 (1.51%) Internet
5 5 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.63%) Modbus
5 5 (0.63%) RS-422
6 4 (0.50%) SSL
7 3 (0.38%) DLNA
7 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.38%) UPnP
7 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.25%) HTTP
8 2 (0.25%) SSH
9 1 (0.13%) AMQP
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) RIP
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.03%) Big Data
3 31 (3.90%) MySQL
4 19 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.51%) Power BI
9 10 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.88%) Data Lake
12 6 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.75%) Endeca
12 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.75%) Tableau
13 5 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 150 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 88 (11.07%) JIRA
3 56 (7.04%) Jenkins
4 45 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 29 (3.65%) Selenium
5 29 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (3.40%) GitLab
7 23 (2.89%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.01%) JMeter
8 16 (2.01%) MSTest
9 15 (1.89%) Subversion
10 13 (1.64%) Gradle
10 13 (1.64%) Postman
10 13 (1.64%) Vagrant
11 12 (1.51%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.51%) git-flow
11 12 (1.51%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.38%) JUnit
12 11 (1.38%) Maven
12 11 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 97 (12.20%) Finance
2 45 (5.66%) Public Sector
3 25 (3.14%) Retail
4 23 (2.89%) Games
5 19 (2.39%) Marketing
6 15 (1.89%) Law
7 14 (1.76%) Legal
8 13 (1.64%) Electronics
9 10 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.13%) Publishing
11 8 (1.01%) Banking
12 5 (0.63%) Automotive
12 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.50%) French Language
13 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 314 (39.50%) Developer
2 87 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 78 (9.81%) AWS Engineer
4 76 (9.56%) AWS DevOps
4 76 (9.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 64 (8.05%) Software Developer
6 58 (7.30%) .NET Developer
7 52 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 52 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 51 (6.42%) Analyst
9 47 (5.91%) Scrum Master
10 46 (5.79%) C# Developer
11 45 (5.66%) Project Manager
12 41 (5.16%) PHP Developer
13 38 (4.78%) Software Engineer
14 29 (3.65%) Business Analyst
14 29 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
14 29 (3.65%) Lead Developer
15 27 (3.40%) React Developer
16 25 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (17.86%) .NET
2 119 (14.97%) HTML
3 99 (12.45%) CSS
4 69 (8.68%) AngularJS
5 58 (7.30%) .NET Core
6 55 (6.92%) Web Services
7 53 (6.67%) React
8 47 (5.91%) RESTful
9 44 (5.53%) ASP.NET
10 42 (5.28%) .NET Framework
10 42 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (5.28%) HTML5
11 37 (4.65%) REST
12 34 (4.28%) Laravel
13 32 (4.03%) Vue.js
14 31 (3.90%) jQuery
15 30 (3.77%) Node.js
16 28 (3.52%) Spring
17 24 (3.02%) CSS3
17 24 (3.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.55%) User Experience
2 56 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 51 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (4.28%) NHS
6 28 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.51%) e-Learning
9 12 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.75%) Blog
11 6 (0.75%) Cyberattack
12 5 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.50%) iPad
13 4 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.38%) Digital TV
14 3 (0.38%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.38%) MPEG
14 3 (0.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 150 (18.87%) Linux
2 24 (3.02%) Unix
3 22 (2.77%) Android
4 18 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.64%) Windows
6 5 (0.63%) CentOS
6 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (91.32%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (32.08%) DevOps
3 158 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (17.61%) TDD
5 132 (16.60%) Test Automation
6 125 (15.72%) Kanban
7 114 (14.34%) Software Engineering
8 111 (13.96%) Deployment Automation
9 101 (12.70%) SDLC
10 100 (12.58%) Migration
11 92 (11.57%) MVC
12 85 (10.69%) Coaching
13 72 (9.06%) Microservices
14 71 (8.93%) Project Management
15 69 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
16 63 (7.92%) Mentoring
16 63 (7.92%) Unit Testing
17 60 (7.55%) User Stories
18 57 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
19 52 (6.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 224 (28.18%) JavaScript
2 162 (20.38%) C#
3 151 (18.99%) Java
4 142 (17.86%) SQL
5 63 (7.92%) Python
6 61 (7.67%) PHP
7 39 (4.91%) T-SQL
8 35 (4.40%) C
9 28 (3.52%) PowerShell
10 27 (3.40%) TypeScript
11 24 (3.02%) C++
12 17 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.76%) Groovy
14 11 (1.38%) Java 8
14 11 (1.38%) Ruby
15 9 (1.13%) Go
16 7 (0.88%) ES6
17 6 (0.75%) PHP 7
17 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (3.77%) Degree
2 20 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.76%) GIAC
4 14 (1.76%) RHCE
5 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.88%) CSPO
7 6 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.50%) CFA
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CCIE
10 1 (0.13%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (0.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.04%) QA
2 15 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.38%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) GRC
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 177 (22.26%) Docker
2 14 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.76%) NDS
2 14 (1.76%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 14 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 128 (16.10%) Terraform
2 111 (13.96%) Kubernetes
3 90 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (11.32%) Puppet
4 37 (4.65%) Ansible
5 26 (3.27%) Packer
6 14 (1.76%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.13%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 99 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.66%) Oracle
3 25 (3.14%) Atlassian
4 20 (2.52%) Sitecore
5 19 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.89%) VMware
7 14 (1.76%) ForgeRock
7 14 (1.76%) NetIQ
8 12 (1.51%) Aquila
9 9 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.75%) Google
11 6 (0.75%) IBM
12 5 (0.63%) MKS
12 5 (0.63%) SAP
12 5 (0.63%) Splunk
13 4 (0.50%) Dell
13 4 (0.50%) Instagram
14 3 (0.38%) BMC
14 3 (0.38%) Databricks