Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1115 1098 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.56% 9.19% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.54% 10.36% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 935 987 937
North West median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11692 10596 11794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.76% 88.71% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9319 8878 9698
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the North West

Scrum
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in the North West.

Salary trend for Scrum in the North West

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the North West

Scrum
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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
Manchester -1 850 £50,000 +11.11% 63
Cheshire -12 185 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Merseyside +6 31 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Lancashire -23 22 £42,500 - 2
Cumbria - 17 £45,000 - 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1056 (94.71%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (39.55%) .NET
3 423 (37.94%) JavaScript
4 407 (36.50%) C#
5 399 (35.78%) HTML
6 361 (32.38%) TDD
7 354 (31.75%) CSS
8 342 (30.67%) MVC
9 312 (27.98%) Java
10 304 (27.26%) SQL
11 303 (27.17%) Finance
12 302 (27.09%) ASP.NET
13 272 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
14 252 (22.60%) SQL Server
15 247 (22.15%) Software Engineering
16 245 (21.97%) AngularJS
17 236 (21.17%) Kanban
18 224 (20.09%) Web Services
19 208 (18.65%) jQuery
19 208 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 192 (17.22%) DevOps
21 181 (16.23%) HTML5
22 180 (16.14%) BDD
23 179 (16.05%) Test Automation
24 176 (15.78%) SDLC
25 169 (15.16%) Git (software)
26 164 (14.71%) OO
27 160 (14.35%) .NET Framework
28 150 (13.45%) RESTful
29 146 (13.09%) Microsoft

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 38 (3.41%) CMS
2 36 (3.23%) Apache
2 36 (3.23%) Confluence
3 28 (2.51%) OpenStack
4 25 (2.24%) CloudStack
5 21 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.70%) Apache Solr
6 19 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.26%) nginx
9 9 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.72%) JBoss
10 8 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.63%) IIS
12 6 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.36%) InVision
5 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.27%) UXPin
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.090%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) Magento
2 13 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.72%) Shopify
5 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.090%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.090%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.090%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.60%) GitHub
4 18 (1.61%) SaaS
5 12 (1.08%) Force.com
6 11 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.63%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.36%) npm
8 4 (0.36%) PaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.18%) IaaS
10 2 (0.18%) Mavenlink
10 2 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.090%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.090%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.61%) HTTP
2 15 (1.35%) Broadband
3 14 (1.26%) Internet
4 11 (0.99%) Ethernet
4 11 (0.99%) RS-232
4 11 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.90%) SSL
6 7 (0.63%) WinSCP
7 6 (0.54%) Intranet
8 5 (0.45%) FTP
9 4 (0.36%) AMQP
10 3 (0.27%) LDAP
11 2 (0.18%) Firewall
12 1 (0.090%) IPsec
12 1 (0.090%) NAS
12 1 (0.090%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.090%) PPTP
12 1 (0.090%) SAN
12 1 (0.090%) SMS
12 1 (0.090%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 77 (6.91%) MySQL
4 71 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 64 (5.74%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.59%) RDBMS
8 36 (3.23%) Big Data
9 32 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (2.60%) RavenDB
11 28 (2.51%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.90%) Redis
17 9 (0.81%) CouchDB
17 9 (0.81%) DB2
17 9 (0.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 169 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 129 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 114 (10.22%) JIRA
4 95 (8.52%) NUnit
5 88 (7.89%) Selenium
6 77 (6.91%) MSTest
7 64 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (5.38%) Cucumber
9 56 (5.02%) Visual Studio
10 49 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 48 (4.30%) Subversion
12 47 (4.22%) JUnit
13 41 (3.68%) Bitbucket
13 41 (3.68%) TeamCity
14 27 (2.42%) Eclipse
15 24 (2.15%) Vagrant
16 23 (2.06%) Maven
17 22 (1.97%) Ant
17 22 (1.97%) Gradle
18 21 (1.88%) Xcode
General
1 303 (27.17%) Finance
2 82 (7.35%) Retail
3 78 (7.00%) Marketing
4 57 (5.11%) Advertising
5 56 (5.02%) Banking
6 40 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 35 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.60%) Electronics
9 24 (2.15%) Law
10 16 (1.43%) Automotive
11 14 (1.26%) Games
12 13 (1.17%) Legal
12 13 (1.17%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.99%) French Language
13 11 (0.99%) German Language
13 11 (0.99%) Japanese Language
14 10 (0.90%) Military
15 7 (0.63%) Back Office
15 7 (0.63%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 574 (51.48%) Developer
2 229 (20.54%) .NET Developer
3 123 (11.03%) C# Developer
3 123 (11.03%) Software Engineer
4 110 (9.87%) Java Developer
5 108 (9.69%) Senior Developer
6 104 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 79 (7.09%) Analyst
7 79 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 63 (5.65%) Project Manager
9 56 (5.02%) Java Engineer
10 53 (4.75%) Business Analyst
11 50 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 46 (4.13%) C# Software Developer
13 42 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
13 42 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
14 40 (3.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 38 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 38 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
15 38 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (39.55%) .NET
2 399 (35.78%) HTML
3 354 (31.75%) CSS
4 302 (27.09%) ASP.NET
5 245 (21.97%) AngularJS
6 224 (20.09%) Web Services
7 208 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 208 (18.65%) jQuery
8 181 (16.23%) HTML5
9 160 (14.35%) .NET Framework
10 150 (13.45%) RESTful
11 136 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 135 (12.11%) Spring
12 135 (12.11%) XML
13 119 (10.67%) WCF
14 115 (10.31%) CSS3
15 99 (8.88%) SOAP
16 91 (8.16%) WPF
17 90 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 87 (7.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.62%) User Experience
2 81 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 57 (5.11%) iPad
6 55 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 39 (3.50%) Fintech
9 22 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.52%) Internet of Things
11 14 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.26%) Social Network
11 14 (1.26%) Wiki
12 12 (1.08%) Life Science
12 12 (1.08%) PMI
13 11 (0.99%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 9 (0.81%) PKI
15 8 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.72%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 135 (12.11%) Linux
2 74 (6.64%) Windows
3 54 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 44 (3.95%) Unix
5 38 (3.41%) Android
6 13 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.08%) CentOS
8 11 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1056 (94.71%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (32.38%) TDD
3 342 (30.67%) MVC
4 272 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 247 (22.15%) Software Engineering
6 236 (21.17%) Kanban
7 192 (17.22%) DevOps
8 180 (16.14%) BDD
9 179 (16.05%) Test Automation
10 176 (15.78%) SDLC
11 164 (14.71%) OO
12 128 (11.48%) Mentoring
13 106 (9.51%) E-Commerce
14 104 (9.33%) Web Development
15 99 (8.88%) Unit Testing
16 89 (7.98%) Dependency Injection
17 86 (7.71%) Project Management
17 86 (7.71%) RUP
18 84 (7.53%) MVVM
19 80 (7.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 423 (37.94%) JavaScript
2 407 (36.50%) C#
3 312 (27.98%) Java
4 304 (27.26%) SQL
5 95 (8.52%) Ruby
6 92 (8.25%) PHP
7 91 (8.16%) C++
8 89 (7.98%) Python
9 69 (6.19%) C
10 52 (4.66%) T-SQL
11 44 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 39 (3.50%) VB.NET
13 35 (3.14%) Apple Swift
14 34 (3.05%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.96%) Bash Shell
16 31 (2.78%) TypeScript
17 29 (2.60%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.79%) VB
19 16 (1.43%) Scala
20 14 (1.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 118 (10.58%) Degree
2 40 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.14%) ISEB
3 35 (3.14%) ISTQB
4 30 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.61%) PMP
7 16 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.72%) APMG
11 6 (0.54%) CISA
11 6 (0.54%) CISM
11 6 (0.54%) CISMP
11 6 (0.54%) CISSP
11 6 (0.54%) CRISC
11 6 (0.54%) PgMP
11 6 (0.54%) SANS
12 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.83%) QA
2 11 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.72%) PMBOK
4 6 (0.54%) GDPR
4 6 (0.54%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.36%) MiFID
5 4 (0.36%) PMO
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.090%) TickIT
7 1 (0.090%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 36 (3.23%) Docker
2 25 (2.24%) vSphere
2 25 (2.24%) Xen
2 25 (2.24%) XenServer
3 12 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (5.47%) Puppet
2 39 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (2.42%) Cobbler
4 25 (2.24%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.72%) Ansible
5 8 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.63%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.63%) Kibana
7 2 (0.18%) logstash
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.18%) Terraform
8 1 (0.090%) Packer
8 1 (0.090%) Salt
Vendors
1 146 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.28%) Oracle
3 39 (3.50%) Facebook
4 37 (3.32%) Google
5 33 (2.96%) SAP
6 28 (2.51%) Cognizant
7 26 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (2.24%) EnterpriseDB
9 20 (1.79%) IBM
10 16 (1.43%) Twitter
11 13 (1.17%) Adobe
11 13 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.17%) VMware
12 12 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.90%) Apple
13 10 (0.90%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.81%) Zend
15 7 (0.63%) Percona
16 5 (0.45%) Pega
16 5 (0.45%) ServiceNow