Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North of England
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 34 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 755 1,349 2,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 7.21% 6.88% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 7.45% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 650 1,089 2,146
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.10% -0.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,725 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £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 9,641 18,116 22,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.12% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,862 13,849 18,474
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 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 11 July 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 11 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
Yorkshire +13 361 £50,000 +11.11% 45
North West 0 353 £50,000 - 72
North East -17 41 £51,250 +13.89% 10
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 11 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 of England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 695 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (26.89%) DevOps
3 202 (26.75%) JavaScript
4 186 (24.64%) Kanban
5 180 (23.84%) C#
6 170 (22.52%) Test Automation
7 165 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
8 162 (21.46%) Java
8 162 (21.46%) Azure
9 157 (20.79%) .NET
10 153 (20.26%) SQL
11 150 (19.87%) AWS
12 147 (19.47%) Software Engineering
13 135 (17.88%) TDD
14 130 (17.22%) Git (software)
15 127 (16.82%) HTML
16 124 (16.42%) Finance
16 124 (16.42%) SDLC
17 123 (16.29%) JIRA
18 118 (15.63%) AngularJS
19 113 (14.97%) CSS
20 108 (14.30%) Docker
21 105 (13.91%) BDD
22 103 (13.64%) Microsoft
23 87 (11.52%) SQL Server
24 81 (10.73%) Microservices
25 80 (10.60%) Python
26 74 (9.80%) React
26 74 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
27 73 (9.67%) Selenium

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 68 (9.01%) Confluence
2 14 (1.85%) IIS
3 11 (1.46%) Apache
4 10 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.19%) CMS
5 9 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.66%) CICS
7 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.53%) Liferay
8 4 (0.53%) nginx
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.53%) AutoCAD
1 4 (0.53%) Figma
2 3 (0.40%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.40%) InDesign
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.26%) Sketch
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) InVision
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) BASE24
1 8 (1.06%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 162 (21.46%) Azure
2 150 (19.87%) AWS
3 45 (5.96%) GCP
4 37 (4.90%) SaaS
5 30 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (3.58%) Serverless
7 25 (3.31%) GitHub
8 17 (2.25%) Power Platform
9 16 (2.12%) Office 365
10 13 (1.72%) PaaS
11 12 (1.59%) npm
12 11 (1.46%) IaaS
13 10 (1.32%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (1.19%) G Suite
14 9 (1.19%) Slack
15 7 (0.93%) Trello
16 6 (0.79%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.19%) Firewall
2 8 (1.06%) ATM
2 8 (1.06%) Skype
3 6 (0.79%) HTTP
4 5 (0.66%) SSL
5 4 (0.53%) RTMP
6 3 (0.40%) MPLS
6 3 (0.40%) VPN
6 3 (0.40%) WAN
7 2 (0.26%) AMQP
7 2 (0.26%) CTI
7 2 (0.26%) Network Security
7 2 (0.26%) OSPF
7 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) VLAN
8 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.13%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) RFID
8 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.77%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.97%) MySQL
3 30 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.05%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.78%) Big Data
6 18 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.25%) Power BI
8 16 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.32%) Redis
11 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.19%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.79%) GIS
15 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 130 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 123 (16.29%) JIRA
3 73 (9.67%) Selenium
4 60 (7.95%) Jenkins
5 55 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (5.03%) Bitbucket
7 33 (4.37%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.84%) WebDriver
9 28 (3.71%) JUnit
9 28 (3.71%) Maven
10 26 (3.44%) SoapUI
11 25 (3.31%) NUnit
12 18 (2.38%) Subversion
13 15 (1.99%) Hudson
13 15 (1.99%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.99%) TestNG
14 14 (1.85%) Mocha
15 13 (1.72%) webpack
16 12 (1.59%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (16.42%) Finance
2 59 (7.81%) Banking
3 35 (4.64%) Marketing
4 29 (3.84%) Retail
5 18 (2.38%) Games
6 12 (1.59%) Legal
7 11 (1.46%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.32%) Publishing
9 9 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.93%) Automotive
11 6 (0.79%) Law
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Back Office
12 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
14 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (28.61%) Developer
2 88 (11.66%) Software Engineer
3 56 (7.42%) Scrum Master
4 41 (5.43%) .NET Developer
4 41 (5.43%) Senior Developer
5 40 (5.30%) Software Developer
5 40 (5.30%) Tester
6 37 (4.90%) C# Developer
7 36 (4.77%) Analyst
7 36 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (4.64%) Platform Engineer
8 35 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 27 (3.58%) Architect
10 22 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (2.91%) Product Owner
11 21 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (2.52%) Business Analyst
12 19 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (2.52%) Java Developer
13 18 (2.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (20.79%) .NET
2 127 (16.82%) HTML
3 118 (15.63%) AngularJS
4 113 (14.97%) CSS
5 74 (9.80%) React
6 72 (9.54%) ASP.NET
7 64 (8.48%) Web Services
8 54 (7.15%) SOAP
9 49 (6.49%) REST
9 49 (6.49%) Vue.js
10 47 (6.23%) Node.js
11 41 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (5.17%) .NET Core
12 39 (5.17%) .NET Framework
12 39 (5.17%) RESTful
13 36 (4.77%) XML
14 35 (4.64%) HTML5
14 35 (4.64%) Sass
15 31 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (3.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.81%) User Experience
2 42 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 17 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 14 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.19%) Tandem
11 8 (1.06%) EMV
11 8 (1.06%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.93%) NHS
13 4 (0.53%) Animation
13 4 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.54%) Linux
2 68 (9.01%) Windows
3 26 (3.44%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.38%) Unix
6 14 (1.85%) Android
7 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.53%) CentOS
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) zOS
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) watchOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (26.89%) DevOps
3 186 (24.64%) Kanban
4 170 (22.52%) Test Automation
5 165 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
6 147 (19.47%) Software Engineering
7 135 (17.88%) TDD
8 124 (16.42%) SDLC
9 105 (13.91%) BDD
10 81 (10.73%) Microservices
11 74 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
12 68 (9.01%) MVC
13 63 (8.34%) Project Management
14 62 (8.21%) Deployment Automation
15 61 (8.08%) Mentoring
16 57 (7.55%) User Stories
17 52 (6.89%) Collaborative Working
17 52 (6.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (5.96%) Software Delivery
19 43 (5.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 202 (26.75%) JavaScript
2 180 (23.84%) C#
3 162 (21.46%) Java
4 153 (20.26%) SQL
5 80 (10.60%) Python
6 48 (6.36%) TypeScript
7 43 (5.70%) PHP
8 40 (5.30%) C++
9 38 (5.03%) Ruby
10 31 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 31 (4.11%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.71%) C
12 23 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.38%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.25%) Scala
15 16 (2.12%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.85%) Groovy
17 13 (1.72%) ES6
18 11 (1.46%) COBOL
19 7 (0.93%) REXX
Qualifications
1 58 (7.68%) Degree
2 24 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.25%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.32%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.66%) ISEB
8 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.53%) MCP
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.26%) CSPO
11 2 (0.26%) HND
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.26%) MCAD
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.13%) APMG
12 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.54%) QA
2 13 (1.72%) GDPR
3 8 (1.06%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (14.30%) Docker
2 16 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.53%) vSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Postfix
6 1 (0.13%) NDS
6 1 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 69 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 62 (8.21%) Terraform
3 59 (7.81%) Puppet
4 52 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (4.90%) Ansible
6 12 (1.59%) Cobbler
7 9 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.06%) Rancher
9 7 (0.93%) CA Service Virtualization
10 6 (0.79%) Grafana
10 6 (0.79%) Kibana
11 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.40%) SCCM
13 2 (0.26%) Istio
13 2 (0.26%) linkerd
13 2 (0.26%) Packer
14 1 (0.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 103 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.09%) Google
3 26 (3.44%) Oracle
4 24 (3.18%) VMware
5 22 (2.91%) IBM
6 17 (2.25%) Unisys
7 15 (1.99%) CA
8 10 (1.32%) SaltStack
9 8 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
9 8 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.79%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.79%) Sage
10 6 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.66%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.53%) Adobe
12 4 (0.53%) hybris
12 4 (0.53%) Splunk
12 4 (0.53%) Tableau