Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,336 2,035 2,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.05% 9.32% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 10.15% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,693 1,783
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
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 17,563 20,040 22,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.72% 91.76% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13,583 16,291 18,208
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -16 698 £47,500 -5.00% 165
Yorkshire -11 530 £47,000 -1.05% 107
North East +5 108 £45,000 - 27
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1,192 (89.22%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (36.23%) C#
3 384 (28.74%) Kanban
4 374 (27.99%) .NET
5 369 (27.62%) JavaScript
6 356 (26.65%) Java
7 330 (24.70%) SQL
8 325 (24.33%) TDD
9 324 (24.25%) Test Automation
10 294 (22.01%) DevOps
11 268 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
12 267 (19.99%) Software Engineering
13 239 (17.89%) Azure
14 238 (17.81%) Finance
15 231 (17.29%) HTML
16 228 (17.07%) JIRA
17 225 (16.84%) SQL Server
18 222 (16.62%) Selenium
19 200 (14.97%) ASP.NET
20 197 (14.75%) QA
21 193 (14.45%) BDD
22 188 (14.07%) SDLC
23 184 (13.77%) Degree
23 184 (13.77%) Microsoft
24 183 (13.70%) CSS
25 181 (13.55%) MVC
26 174 (13.02%) Mentoring
27 173 (12.95%) Git (software)
28 169 (12.65%) AngularJS
29 167 (12.50%) AWS

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
1 116 (8.68%) Confluence
2 25 (1.87%) CMS
3 20 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.42%) IIS
5 18 (1.35%) Umbraco
6 16 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.97%) NServiceBus
8 11 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.67%) Apache
10 6 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.45%) nginx
10 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.37%) WordPress
12 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.22%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (0.97%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.22%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.15%) Flinto
7 2 (0.15%) InVision
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Sketch
8 1 (0.075%) InDesign
8 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (1.65%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.60%) Magento
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.075%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.075%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 239 (17.89%) Azure
2 167 (12.50%) AWS
3 73 (5.46%) SaaS
4 64 (4.79%) GCP
5 56 (4.19%) Office 365
6 52 (3.89%) GitHub
7 46 (3.44%) G Suite
8 37 (2.77%) Serverless
9 31 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.35%) Azure Stack
11 17 (1.27%) Power Platform
12 16 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
13 15 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.82%) Slack
16 10 (0.75%) FinancialForce
16 10 (0.75%) Force.com
16 10 (0.75%) PaaS
16 10 (0.75%) Trello
17 9 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.05%) HTTP
2 10 (0.75%) Broadband
2 10 (0.75%) Calico
3 5 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.30%) FTP
4 4 (0.30%) Skype
5 3 (0.22%) Internet
5 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.15%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.075%) DLNA
7 1 (0.075%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.075%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.075%) IPsec
7 1 (0.075%) LTE
7 1 (0.075%) NFC
7 1 (0.075%) RS-232
7 1 (0.075%) SSL
7 1 (0.075%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.79%) Relational Database
3 55 (4.12%) MySQL
4 49 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 40 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 38 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 22 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (1.27%) Power BI
11 13 (0.97%) Big Data
12 12 (0.90%) DB2
13 11 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.67%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.67%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 228 (17.07%) JIRA
2 222 (16.62%) Selenium
3 173 (12.95%) Git (software)
4 133 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 118 (8.83%) Jenkins
6 102 (7.63%) Cucumber
7 89 (6.66%) WebDriver
8 73 (5.46%) SoapUI
9 58 (4.34%) JMeter
10 55 (4.12%) Visual Studio
11 53 (3.97%) JUnit
11 53 (3.97%) SpecFlow
12 44 (3.29%) Maven
13 42 (3.14%) Subversion
14 38 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
15 34 (2.54%) LoadRunner
16 28 (2.10%) Hudson
16 28 (2.10%) RSpec
17 26 (1.95%) Appium
18 24 (1.80%) TeamCity
General
1 238 (17.81%) Finance
2 103 (7.71%) Retail
3 95 (7.11%) Banking
4 37 (2.77%) Marketing
5 23 (1.72%) Public Sector
6 16 (1.20%) Games
7 14 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 11 (0.82%) Legal
9 10 (0.75%) Back Office
9 10 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.52%) Automotive
12 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.45%) Law
13 4 (0.30%) Billing
13 4 (0.30%) Publishing
14 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.15%) Electronics
15 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.075%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 447 (33.46%) Developer
2 147 (11.00%) Analyst
3 118 (8.83%) C# Developer
4 115 (8.61%) Senior Developer
5 106 (7.93%) Software Developer
6 101 (7.56%) Software Engineer
7 98 (7.34%) .NET Developer
8 75 (5.61%) Test Analyst
9 70 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 69 (5.16%) Java Developer
11 67 (5.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 62 (4.64%) Project Manager
13 58 (4.34%) Business Analyst
13 58 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
14 53 (3.97%) C# Software Developer
15 47 (3.52%) QA Engineer
16 46 (3.44%) Scrum Master
17 44 (3.29%) Product Owner
18 41 (3.07%) Tester
19 38 (2.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (27.99%) .NET
2 231 (17.29%) HTML
3 200 (14.97%) ASP.NET
4 183 (13.70%) CSS
5 169 (12.65%) AngularJS
6 149 (11.15%) REST
7 130 (9.73%) Web Services
8 127 (9.51%) jQuery
9 123 (9.21%) .NET Framework
10 106 (7.93%) XML
11 101 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 99 (7.41%) React
13 93 (6.96%) SOAP
14 89 (6.66%) RESTful
15 78 (5.84%) Entity Framework
16 70 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 69 (5.16%) Node.js
18 67 (5.01%) .NET Core
19 64 (4.79%) JSON
20 60 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.63%) User Experience
2 74 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (1.72%) BBC
7 20 (1.50%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.05%) PMI
11 11 (0.82%) NHS
12 9 (0.67%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.67%) Kindle
13 8 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.60%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.52%) Wiki
15 6 (0.45%) Life Science
15 6 (0.45%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.04%) Linux
2 82 (6.14%) Windows
3 59 (4.42%) Android
4 40 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.42%) Unix
6 17 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.75%) CentOS
8 9 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.075%) Debian
10 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.075%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,192 (89.22%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (28.74%) Kanban
3 325 (24.33%) TDD
4 324 (24.25%) Test Automation
5 294 (22.01%) DevOps
6 268 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
7 267 (19.99%) Software Engineering
8 193 (14.45%) BDD
9 188 (14.07%) SDLC
10 181 (13.55%) MVC
11 174 (13.02%) Mentoring
12 156 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
13 145 (10.85%) Computer Science
13 145 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 142 (10.63%) Microservices
15 130 (9.73%) Coaching
16 120 (8.98%) User Stories
17 116 (8.68%) Project Management
18 112 (8.38%) OO
19 100 (7.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 484 (36.23%) C#
2 369 (27.62%) JavaScript
3 356 (26.65%) Java
4 330 (24.70%) SQL
5 161 (12.05%) Python
6 126 (9.43%) Ruby
7 78 (5.84%) PHP
8 54 (4.04%) C++
8 54 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 46 (3.44%) Apex Code
9 46 (3.44%) TypeScript
10 42 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.77%) Scala
12 34 (2.54%) Groovy
13 32 (2.40%) C
14 30 (2.25%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.65%) Java 8
16 20 (1.50%) ES6
17 18 (1.35%) Apple Swift
18 17 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 184 (13.77%) Degree
2 36 (2.69%) ISTQB
3 30 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.25%) ISEB
4 19 (1.42%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.35%) HND
6 16 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.67%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.52%) PMP
10 6 (0.45%) IIBA
11 4 (0.30%) MCSD
11 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.15%) APMP
12 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.15%) PhD
12 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) SANS
13 1 (0.075%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (14.75%) QA
2 14 (1.05%) GDPR
3 7 (0.52%) SLA
4 6 (0.45%) PMO
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.075%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (8.61%) Docker
2 15 (1.12%) Varnish
3 5 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.37%) etcd
3 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.075%) Firmware
6 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (4.34%) Kubernetes
2 56 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (3.82%) Ansible
4 44 (3.29%) Terraform
5 42 (3.14%) Puppet
6 30 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (1.05%) Kibana
8 10 (0.75%) Cobbler
8 10 (0.75%) Istio
8 10 (0.75%) logstash
8 10 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.37%) Consul
10 4 (0.30%) Grafana
10 4 (0.30%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.30%) Packer
10 4 (0.30%) Rancher
11 2 (0.15%) MIIS
12 1 (0.075%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.075%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.075%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 184 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 92 (6.89%) Google
3 57 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
4 53 (3.97%) Oracle
5 41 (3.07%) Sage
6 34 (2.54%) HP
7 25 (1.87%) IBM
8 22 (1.65%) AppDynamics
9 18 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 17 (1.27%) Splunk
11 12 (0.90%) New Relic
11 12 (0.90%) Progress
11 12 (0.90%) SAP
12 11 (0.82%) VMware
13 10 (0.75%) Advent
13 10 (0.75%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.75%) EnterpriseDB
14 9 (0.67%) Hortonworks
14 9 (0.67%) OutSystems
14 9 (0.67%) Red Hat