Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North of England
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,397 2,417 2,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.41% 10.27% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 11.08% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 1,972 2,080
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,775
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.48%

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 17,392 21,811 22,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.23% 92.71% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13,401 18,011 18,806
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -18 699 £50,000 +3.09% 62
Yorkshire -13 585 £45,000 - 43
North East +7 115 £43,500 +2.35% 8
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 1,245 (89.12%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (39.44%) C#
3 488 (34.93%) .NET
4 466 (33.36%) JavaScript
5 370 (26.49%) Kanban
6 340 (24.34%) Java
7 337 (24.12%) SQL
8 334 (23.91%) TDD
9 319 (22.83%) CSS
10 317 (22.69%) SQL Server
11 308 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
12 306 (21.90%) HTML
13 299 (21.40%) ASP.NET
14 294 (21.05%) Test Automation
15 276 (19.76%) Finance
16 270 (19.33%) Software Engineering
17 264 (18.90%) Microsoft
18 263 (18.83%) DevOps
19 251 (17.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 246 (17.61%) MVC
21 208 (14.89%) JIRA
22 203 (14.53%) Git (software)
23 201 (14.39%) AngularJS
24 198 (14.17%) BDD
25 189 (13.53%) Mentoring
26 181 (12.96%) Selenium
27 177 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
28 174 (12.46%) SDLC
29 161 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
30 159 (11.38%) Degree

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 93 (6.66%) Confluence
2 33 (2.36%) IIS
3 27 (1.93%) CMS
4 22 (1.57%) Apache
5 19 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.07%) Umbraco
8 13 (0.93%) Drupal
8 13 (0.93%) NServiceBus
9 12 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.72%) JBoss
12 9 (0.64%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.57%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.50%) Mule
15 6 (0.43%) Jetty
15 6 (0.43%) Kentico
16 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.50%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.36%) HipChat
7 2 (0.14%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.072%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.072%) InVision
8 1 (0.072%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.072%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.072%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 251 (17.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.87%) GitHub
4 49 (3.51%) Office 365
5 45 (3.22%) G Suite
6 33 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (1.86%) Serverless
8 24 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (1.50%) SaaS
10 17 (1.22%) Slack
11 15 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.93%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.86%) Azure Stack
13 12 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (0.79%) PaaS
15 10 (0.72%) npm
16 9 (0.64%) Power Platform
17 7 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.29%) Broadband
2 25 (1.79%) Internet
3 16 (1.15%) HTTP
4 11 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.50%) Calico
6 7 (0.50%) DLNA
6 7 (0.50%) UPnP
7 6 (0.43%) Firewall
7 6 (0.43%) SSL
8 5 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.29%) Wireless
10 3 (0.21%) Hyperconnected
11 2 (0.14%) ATM
11 2 (0.14%) DNS
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.14%) Network Security
11 2 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 61 (4.37%) MySQL
3 61 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 58 (4.15%) NoSQL
5 52 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 31 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 30 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.65%) RavenDB
10 22 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.22%) Big Data
11 17 (1.22%) Redis
12 16 (1.15%) Neo4j
13 15 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.86%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 208 (14.89%) JIRA
2 203 (14.53%) Git (software)
3 181 (12.96%) Selenium
4 146 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 134 (9.59%) Jenkins
6 89 (6.37%) Cucumber
7 80 (5.73%) Visual Studio
8 68 (4.87%) SoapUI
8 68 (4.87%) WebDriver
9 55 (3.94%) JMeter
10 53 (3.79%) NUnit
11 48 (3.44%) MSTest
12 46 (3.29%) JUnit
13 38 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 37 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 36 (2.58%) TeamCity
16 33 (2.36%) Appium
17 32 (2.29%) Ranorex
18 29 (2.08%) Maven
19 27 (1.93%) Gatling
General
1 276 (19.76%) Finance
2 115 (8.23%) Retail
3 67 (4.80%) Banking
4 33 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.29%) Games
6 24 (1.72%) Marketing
7 16 (1.15%) Law
8 13 (0.93%) Billing
9 11 (0.79%) Legal
10 10 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.64%) Automotive
11 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.50%) Advertising
12 7 (0.50%) Electronics
13 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.14%) Back Office
14 2 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.072%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 550 (39.37%) Developer
2 223 (15.96%) .NET Developer
3 200 (14.32%) C# Developer
4 170 (12.17%) Analyst
5 147 (10.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 143 (10.24%) Software Developer
7 123 (8.80%) Senior Developer
8 121 (8.66%) Software Engineer
9 93 (6.66%) C# Software Developer
10 92 (6.59%) Java Developer
11 74 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
12 65 (4.65%) Business Analyst
12 65 (4.65%) Test Analyst
13 63 (4.51%) SQL Developer
14 62 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
15 61 (4.37%) Scrum Master
16 60 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
17 59 (4.22%) Senior Software Developer
18 58 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 58 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (34.93%) .NET
2 319 (22.83%) CSS
3 306 (21.90%) HTML
4 299 (21.40%) ASP.NET
5 201 (14.39%) AngularJS
6 177 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 147 (10.52%) Web Services
8 145 (10.38%) .NET Framework
8 145 (10.38%) RESTful
9 143 (10.24%) XML
10 141 (10.09%) REST
11 140 (10.02%) SOAP
12 119 (8.52%) jQuery
13 115 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 108 (7.73%) React
15 90 (6.44%) WCF
16 87 (6.23%) Node.js
17 82 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 80 (5.73%) WPF
19 74 (5.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.87%) User Experience
3 80 (5.73%) Fintech
4 68 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 34 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.29%) Tandem
10 17 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 13 (0.93%) Life Science
12 12 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (0.79%) BBC
13 11 (0.79%) PMI
14 10 (0.72%) Social Network
15 7 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
15 7 (0.50%) MPEG
16 6 (0.43%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.80%) Linux
2 93 (6.66%) Windows
3 40 (2.86%) Android
4 39 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.93%) Unix
7 12 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.72%) CentOS
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.29%) watchOS
9 4 (0.29%) zOS
10 1 (0.072%) HPUX
10 1 (0.072%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,245 (89.12%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (26.49%) Kanban
3 334 (23.91%) TDD
4 308 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
5 294 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 270 (19.33%) Software Engineering
7 263 (18.83%) DevOps
8 246 (17.61%) MVC
9 198 (14.17%) BDD
10 189 (13.53%) Mentoring
11 174 (12.46%) SDLC
12 141 (10.09%) OO
13 140 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
14 129 (9.23%) Microservices
15 120 (8.59%) Computer Science
16 117 (8.38%) DSDM
17 112 (8.02%) Project Management
18 100 (7.16%) User Stories
19 98 (7.02%) Coaching
20 96 (6.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 551 (39.44%) C#
2 466 (33.36%) JavaScript
3 340 (24.34%) Java
4 337 (24.12%) SQL
5 146 (10.45%) Python
6 132 (9.45%) Ruby
7 117 (8.38%) T-SQL
8 114 (8.16%) C++
9 97 (6.94%) PHP
10 65 (4.65%) TypeScript
11 58 (4.15%) Scala
12 49 (3.51%) C
13 42 (3.01%) PL/SQL
14 41 (2.93%) Bash Shell
15 39 (2.79%) ES6
16 34 (2.43%) Java 8
17 29 (2.08%) Groovy
18 28 (2.00%) Apple Swift
19 22 (1.57%) Perl
20 18 (1.29%) JSX
Qualifications
1 159 (11.38%) Degree
2 34 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 25 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.65%) ISEB
6 15 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.72%) IIBA
8 9 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.64%) PMP
9 7 (0.50%) HND
9 7 (0.50%) MCSD
9 7 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.29%) PhD
12 3 (0.21%) APMP
13 2 (0.14%) CRISC
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.74%) QA
2 33 (2.36%) GDPR
3 11 (0.79%) PMO
4 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.50%) SLA
5 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) WCAG
7 1 (0.072%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (7.52%) Docker
2 11 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.36%) etcd
4 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.14%) Varnish
6 1 (0.072%) Firmware
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 45 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.36%) Terraform
4 28 (2.00%) Puppet
5 22 (1.57%) Ansible
6 19 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (1.15%) Cobbler
7 16 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 13 (0.93%) Rancher
9 8 (0.57%) Kibana
10 7 (0.50%) Istio
11 5 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.36%) Consul
11 5 (0.36%) logstash
12 4 (0.29%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.21%) Grafana
14 2 (0.14%) Forum Sentry
14 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.072%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 264 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.87%) Google
3 72 (5.15%) Oracle
4 29 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 23 (1.65%) Splunk
6 21 (1.50%) HP
7 19 (1.36%) Facebook
8 18 (1.29%) IBM
9 16 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
9 16 (1.15%) VMware
10 13 (0.93%) WorldPay
11 12 (0.86%) Progress
11 12 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.79%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.79%) SAP
12 11 (0.79%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.72%) Twitter
14 9 (0.64%) Adobe
15 8 (0.57%) Xamarin