Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 30 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 462 1,358 2,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.35% 7.13% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 7.68% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 459 1,067 1,849
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 6,762 17,680 20,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.97% 92.77% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,772 13,694 16,563
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,975 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,198
% change year-on-year +9.52% +4.59% +0.40%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +12 232 £50,000 +10.86% 53
North West -24 184 £53,012 +11.60% 80
North East -5 46 £52,500 +16.67% 14
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 422 (91.34%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 125 (27.06%) Software Engineering
4 115 (24.89%) DevOps
5 114 (24.68%) SQL
5 114 (24.68%) .NET
6 102 (22.08%) Java
6 102 (22.08%) AngularJS
7 97 (21.00%) Test Automation
8 91 (19.70%) C#
9 90 (19.48%) Azure
10 87 (18.83%) Degree
11 79 (17.10%) HTML
11 79 (17.10%) Project Management
12 78 (16.88%) Unit Testing
12 78 (16.88%) AWS
13 72 (15.58%) Git (software)
13 72 (15.58%) Docker
14 70 (15.15%) Computer Science
15 69 (14.94%) TDD
15 69 (14.94%) Microservices
16 68 (14.72%) Kanban
17 66 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (13.42%) JIRA
18 62 (13.42%) Information Management
19 61 (13.20%) REST
20 57 (12.34%) Finance
21 56 (12.12%) Management Information System
22 54 (11.69%) Microsoft
23 53 (11.47%) Kubernetes

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 28 (6.06%) Confluence
2 6 (1.30%) Apache
3 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.87%) nginx
3 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.65%) Liferay
5 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) InVision
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (1.73%) BASE24
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.22%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 90 (19.48%) Azure
2 78 (16.88%) AWS
3 41 (8.87%) GCP
4 33 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (4.76%) Serverless
6 17 (3.68%) SaaS
7 13 (2.81%) GitHub
8 11 (2.38%) npm
9 6 (1.30%) PaaS
10 5 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.08%) IaaS
10 5 (1.08%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.87%) Slack
11 4 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.65%) Office 365
12 3 (0.65%) Trello
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.73%) ATM
1 8 (1.73%) Skype
2 7 (1.52%) Firewall
3 4 (0.87%) RFID
3 4 (0.87%) SSL
4 3 (0.65%) MPLS
4 3 (0.65%) RTMP
4 3 (0.65%) VPN
4 3 (0.65%) WAN
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) Network Security
5 2 (0.43%) OSPF
5 2 (0.43%) VLAN
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) WEP
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.46%) MySQL
3 16 (3.46%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.25%) Big Data
4 15 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.38%) BigQuery
5 11 (2.38%) Data Lake
5 11 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.95%) CloverETL
7 6 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.87%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 62 (13.42%) JIRA
3 46 (9.96%) Selenium
4 33 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.19%) Bitbucket
6 19 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.90%) Subversion
8 17 (3.68%) JUnit
9 14 (3.03%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.38%) Mocha
12 10 (2.16%) Spinnaker
12 10 (2.16%) webpack
13 9 (1.95%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.95%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.95%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.95%) TestCafe
14 8 (1.73%) VersaTest
15 7 (1.52%) Sikuli
15 7 (1.52%) TestComplete
General
1 57 (12.34%) Finance
2 21 (4.55%) Banking
3 14 (3.03%) Marketing
4 10 (2.16%) Retail
5 8 (1.73%) Games
6 6 (1.30%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.08%) Legal
8 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (33.77%) Developer
2 51 (11.04%) Software Engineer
3 46 (9.96%) Senior Developer
4 39 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (7.79%) .NET Developer
6 30 (6.49%) Product Owner
7 27 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 26 (5.63%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.76%) Scrum Master
10 21 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
10 21 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.11%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.90%) Tester
13 17 (3.68%) Analyst
14 15 (3.25%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.25%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.68%) .NET
2 102 (22.08%) AngularJS
3 79 (17.10%) HTML
4 61 (13.20%) REST
5 51 (11.04%) CSS
6 47 (10.17%) React
7 42 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 35 (7.58%) .NET Core
9 34 (7.36%) Vue.js
10 31 (6.71%) Web Services
11 30 (6.49%) HTML5
12 29 (6.28%) Node.js
13 28 (6.06%) Sass
14 24 (5.19%) .NET Framework
14 24 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (4.76%) Angular 2
15 22 (4.76%) RESTful
16 21 (4.55%) Spring
17 17 (3.68%) JSON
17 17 (3.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.79%) User Experience
3 33 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 32 (6.93%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.90%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.73%) EMV
10 8 (1.73%) Online Banking
10 8 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.73%) Tandem
11 7 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.30%) Animation
13 5 (1.08%) NHS
14 4 (0.87%) 3D Printing
14 4 (0.87%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.04%) Linux
2 20 (4.33%) Windows
3 10 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.08%) Unix
6 4 (0.87%) CentOS
7 3 (0.65%) Android
7 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (91.34%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.06%) Software Engineering
3 115 (24.89%) DevOps
4 97 (21.00%) Test Automation
5 79 (17.10%) Project Management
6 78 (16.88%) Unit Testing
7 70 (15.15%) Computer Science
8 69 (14.94%) Microservices
8 69 (14.94%) TDD
9 68 (14.72%) Kanban
10 66 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (13.42%) Information Management
12 49 (10.61%) SDLC
13 42 (9.09%) Mentoring
14 40 (8.66%) BDD
14 40 (8.66%) MVC
15 36 (7.79%) Migration
16 33 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
17 32 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (6.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 146 (31.60%) JavaScript
2 114 (24.68%) SQL
3 102 (22.08%) Java
4 91 (19.70%) C#
5 40 (8.66%) TypeScript
6 29 (6.28%) Python
7 15 (3.25%) C
7 15 (3.25%) PHP
8 13 (2.81%) Ruby
8 13 (2.81%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.60%) C++
9 12 (2.60%) R
10 10 (2.16%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.95%) Groovy
12 8 (1.73%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.52%) ES6
14 6 (1.30%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.30%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (18.83%) Degree
2 13 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.16%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.30%) CSPO
7 5 (1.08%) CFA
8 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.22%) APMG
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.36%) QA
2 8 (1.73%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) PMO
4 2 (0.43%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (15.58%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) vSphere
3 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (11.47%) Kubernetes
2 47 (10.17%) Terraform
3 34 (7.36%) Puppet
4 29 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (4.55%) Ansible
6 4 (0.87%) Packer
7 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.65%) SCCM
8 2 (0.43%) Grafana
8 2 (0.43%) Istio
8 2 (0.43%) linkerd
8 2 (0.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 54 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.58%) Google
3 13 (2.81%) Atlassian
4 8 (1.73%) CA
5 6 (1.30%) VMware
6 5 (1.08%) Splunk
7 4 (0.87%) IBM
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle
7 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.65%) ATG
8 3 (0.65%) hybris
8 3 (0.65%) Meraki
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.65%) Remedy
8 3 (0.65%) SAP
8 3 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.43%) IFS
9 2 (0.43%) Pega
9 2 (0.43%) Sage
9 2 (0.43%) Xamarin