Period
to 20 February 2020

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

Scrum
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,377 1,538 2,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 8.68% 8.09% 9.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 8.79% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 1,226 2,026
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
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 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 14,577 17,494 22,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 91.85% 92.03% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11,642 14,100 18,844
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 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 20 February 2020.

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 20 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
North West +7 715 £50,000 - 206
Yorkshire +8 592 £50,000 +11.11% 134
North East -14 70 £52,500 +23.53% 34
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 of England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1,209 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (34.28%) C#
3 392 (28.47%) .NET
4 355 (25.78%) Java
5 348 (25.27%) JavaScript
6 333 (24.18%) Kanban
7 330 (23.97%) Test Automation
8 319 (23.17%) SQL
9 316 (22.95%) TDD
10 300 (21.79%) DevOps
11 299 (21.71%) Finance
12 293 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
13 250 (18.16%) Azure
14 242 (17.57%) Software Engineering
15 240 (17.43%) HTML
15 240 (17.43%) AngularJS
16 226 (16.41%) AWS
17 215 (15.61%) SQL Server
18 212 (15.40%) Selenium
19 211 (15.32%) JIRA
20 207 (15.03%) BDD
21 186 (13.51%) CSS
22 181 (13.14%) MVC
23 180 (13.07%) QA
24 177 (12.85%) Web Services
25 176 (12.78%) ASP.NET
26 169 (12.27%) Microsoft
27 164 (11.91%) Degree
28 159 (11.55%) SDLC
29 151 (10.97%) Problem-Solving

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
1 108 (7.84%) Confluence
2 30 (2.18%) IIS
3 22 (1.60%) CMS
4 16 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.73%) Apache
6 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.44%) nginx
9 4 (0.29%) CICS
9 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.22%) SAS
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.15%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.73%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.22%) Figma
5 3 (0.22%) InDesign
5 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) InVision
7 1 (0.073%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 26 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (1.60%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.58%) Magento
5 7 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 250 (18.16%) Azure
2 226 (16.41%) AWS
3 58 (4.21%) SaaS
4 57 (4.14%) GitHub
5 50 (3.63%) GCP
6 31 (2.25%) Office 365
6 31 (2.25%) Serverless
7 30 (2.18%) Power Platform
8 28 (2.03%) G Suite
9 26 (1.89%) FinancialForce
9 26 (1.89%) Force.com
9 26 (1.89%) Trello
10 21 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.53%) PaaS
11 18 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.94%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.94%) IaaS
14 9 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.23%) AMQP
2 16 (1.16%) HTTP
3 11 (0.80%) Internet
3 11 (0.80%) SSL
4 7 (0.51%) Bluetooth
4 7 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.44%) Firewall
6 3 (0.22%) DNS
6 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.22%) X.509
7 2 (0.15%) CTI
7 2 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
7 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.15%) SMTP
8 1 (0.073%) DHCP
8 1 (0.073%) GSM
8 1 (0.073%) LTE
8 1 (0.073%) NFC
8 1 (0.073%) RTMP
8 1 (0.073%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 66 (4.79%) NoSQL
4 55 (3.99%) MongoDB
5 51 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 50 (3.63%) MySQL
7 40 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 35 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.18%) Power BI
12 25 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.60%) Redis
13 22 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.16%) Big Data
17 14 (1.02%) DB2
18 13 (0.94%) Data Lake
19 12 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 212 (15.40%) Selenium
2 211 (15.32%) JIRA
3 140 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 132 (9.59%) Git (software)
5 122 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 112 (8.13%) Cucumber
7 96 (6.97%) WebDriver
8 80 (5.81%) SoapUI
9 76 (5.52%) JUnit
10 75 (5.45%) Maven
11 60 (4.36%) Bitbucket
12 52 (3.78%) SpecFlow
13 51 (3.70%) Hudson
14 50 (3.63%) Visual Studio
15 47 (3.41%) NUnit
16 46 (3.34%) TestNG
17 36 (2.61%) JMeter
18 32 (2.32%) Appium
19 26 (1.89%) Postman
20 22 (1.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 299 (21.71%) Finance
2 84 (6.10%) Banking
3 57 (4.14%) Marketing
4 44 (3.20%) Retail
5 39 (2.83%) Legal
6 34 (2.47%) Public Sector
7 22 (1.60%) Games
8 18 (1.31%) Advertising
8 18 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.23%) Law
10 12 (0.87%) Automotive
10 12 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.58%) Publishing
12 8 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.51%) Back Office
13 7 (0.51%) Billing
14 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 423 (30.72%) Developer
2 136 (9.88%) Analyst
3 135 (9.80%) Software Engineer
4 93 (6.75%) .NET Developer
5 84 (6.10%) Software Developer
6 82 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 65 (4.72%) Tester
8 62 (4.50%) Scrum Master
9 60 (4.36%) C# Developer
10 58 (4.21%) Business Analyst
10 58 (4.21%) Test Analyst
11 57 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 49 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 49 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 45 (3.27%) Java Developer
14 43 (3.12%) Architect
14 43 (3.12%) QA Engineer
15 37 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
16 35 (2.54%) Product Owner
17 34 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (28.47%) .NET
2 240 (17.43%) AngularJS
2 240 (17.43%) HTML
3 186 (13.51%) CSS
4 177 (12.85%) Web Services
5 176 (12.78%) ASP.NET
6 147 (10.68%) REST
7 130 (9.44%) React
8 115 (8.35%) RESTful
9 107 (7.77%) SOAP
10 102 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 96 (6.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 88 (6.39%) .NET Core
13 87 (6.32%) jQuery
14 83 (6.03%) XML
15 79 (5.74%) HTML5
15 79 (5.74%) Node.js
16 68 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 67 (4.87%) Spring
18 62 (4.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.21%) User Experience
2 81 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 68 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.31%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 13 (0.94%) Cloud Native
9 12 (0.87%) PMI
9 12 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
10 11 (0.80%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.73%) NHS
12 9 (0.65%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.65%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.65%) Robotics
12 9 (0.65%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.51%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.46%) Windows
2 65 (4.72%) Linux
3 60 (4.36%) Android
4 53 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.03%) Unix
6 16 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.44%) watchOS
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.29%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) zOS
13 1 (0.073%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,209 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (24.18%) Kanban
3 330 (23.97%) Test Automation
4 316 (22.95%) TDD
5 300 (21.79%) DevOps
6 293 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
7 242 (17.57%) Software Engineering
8 207 (15.03%) BDD
9 181 (13.14%) MVC
10 159 (11.55%) SDLC
11 151 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
12 150 (10.89%) Microservices
13 118 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 111 (8.06%) Coaching
14 111 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 110 (7.99%) Project Management
15 110 (7.99%) User Stories
16 107 (7.77%) Software Delivery
16 107 (7.77%) Software Testing
17 100 (7.26%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 472 (34.28%) C#
2 355 (25.78%) Java
3 348 (25.27%) JavaScript
4 319 (23.17%) SQL
5 145 (10.53%) Python
6 68 (4.94%) PHP
7 62 (4.50%) Ruby
8 56 (4.07%) C++
9 53 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 45 (3.27%) Shell Script
11 38 (2.76%) TypeScript
12 32 (2.32%) C
12 32 (2.32%) Scala
13 21 (1.53%) Apex Code
13 21 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.31%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.31%) VBScript
15 17 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.16%) Java 8
17 14 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 164 (11.91%) Degree
2 38 (2.76%) ISTQB
3 33 (2.40%) ISEB
4 31 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 15 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.80%) IIBA
11 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.29%) MCTS
14 3 (0.22%) MCP
14 3 (0.22%) MCSE
14 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.15%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (13.07%) QA
2 16 (1.16%) GDPR
3 5 (0.36%) PMO
4 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.073%) NCSC
6 1 (0.073%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 126 (9.15%) Docker
2 14 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.44%) Varnish
4 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.22%) Postfix
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.073%) NDS
8 1 (0.073%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.073%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.073%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 47 (3.41%) Puppet
3 39 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (2.76%) Terraform
5 34 (2.47%) Ansible
6 24 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (1.02%) Cobbler
8 12 (0.87%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.29%) Rancher
11 3 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.22%) Kibana
12 2 (0.15%) Packer
12 2 (0.15%) Salt
12 2 (0.15%) Scalr
12 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.073%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 1 (0.073%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 1 (0.073%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 169 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 65 (4.72%) Google
3 61 (4.43%) Oracle
3 61 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (3.05%) Sage
5 28 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 26 (1.89%) Advent
7 25 (1.82%) HP
8 24 (1.74%) WorldPay
9 22 (1.60%) IBM
10 21 (1.53%) VMware
11 18 (1.31%) FIS
12 12 (0.87%) Adobe
12 12 (0.87%) Cognos
13 11 (0.80%) EnterpriseDB
14 10 (0.73%) Splunk
15 9 (0.65%) Informatica
15 9 (0.65%) Tableau
15 9 (0.65%) Talend
16 8 (0.58%) TIBCO