Period
to 18 September 2020

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

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 33 16
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 200 700 1,189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.88% 6.65% 9.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 7.07% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 183 544 1,073
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,550 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £68,600
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 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 3,787 9,905 10,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.48% 94.05% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,158 7,477 8,792
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,706 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the North West.

Salary trend for Scrum in the North West

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 18 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
Manchester -11 150 £53,012 +6.02% 48
Cheshire -14 31 £50,000 +15.61% 15
Lancashire +50 13 £50,000 +12.93% 5
Merseyside +18 4 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 181 (90.50%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (34.50%) JavaScript
2 69 (34.50%) .NET
3 60 (30.00%) C#
4 51 (25.50%) TDD
5 48 (24.00%) HTML
6 47 (23.50%) DevOps
7 46 (23.00%) Kanban
8 45 (22.50%) Azure
9 40 (20.00%) Microservices
10 38 (19.00%) Java
11 37 (18.50%) JIRA
12 36 (18.00%) Software Engineering
12 36 (18.00%) Test Automation
13 35 (17.50%) Git (software)
14 34 (17.00%) AngularJS
14 34 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (17.00%) SQL
15 33 (16.50%) CSS
15 33 (16.50%) AWS
16 31 (15.50%) Docker
16 31 (15.50%) Selenium
17 30 (15.00%) SQL Server
17 30 (15.00%) BDD
18 28 (14.00%) Finance
19 27 (13.50%) MVC
19 27 (13.50%) React
20 26 (13.00%) User Experience
20 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
21 25 (12.50%) ASP.NET

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 20 (10.00%) Confluence
2 5 (2.50%) Apache
2 5 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.00%) nginx
4 3 (1.50%) Liferay
4 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
5 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.50%) InVision
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) BASE24
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.50%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.50%) Azure
2 33 (16.50%) AWS
3 15 (7.50%) GCP
4 12 (6.00%) SaaS
5 11 (5.50%) GitHub
5 11 (5.50%) Serverless
6 9 (4.50%) npm
7 5 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.00%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.00%) Office 365
9 3 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.50%) IaaS
9 3 (1.50%) PaaS
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.00%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.00%) SonarCloud
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.00%) ATM
2 5 (2.50%) Firewall
3 4 (2.00%) RFID
3 4 (2.00%) SSL
4 3 (1.50%) HTTP
4 3 (1.50%) MPLS
4 3 (1.50%) RTMP
4 3 (1.50%) Skype
4 3 (1.50%) WAN
5 2 (1.00%) OSPF
5 2 (1.00%) VLAN
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.50%) MySQL
3 14 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.50%) Big Data
6 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.50%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.00%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.00%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.00%) Power BI
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.50%) Informix
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (18.50%) JIRA
2 35 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.50%) Selenium
4 22 (11.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.00%) Bitbucket
6 12 (6.00%) Mocha
6 12 (6.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (4.50%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.50%) TestCafe
7 9 (4.50%) webpack
8 8 (4.00%) VersaTest
9 6 (3.00%) Maven
9 6 (3.00%) ReSharper
9 6 (3.00%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.50%) JUnit
11 4 (2.00%) NUnit
11 4 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.50%) Protractor
12 3 (1.50%) TestNG
General
1 28 (14.00%) Finance
2 16 (8.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.50%) Marketing
3 7 (3.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.50%) Games
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.00%) Law
5 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.50%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (42.50%) Developer
2 29 (14.50%) .NET Developer
3 23 (11.50%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.00%) Software Engineer
5 13 (6.50%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Product Owner
7 11 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Tester
8 9 (4.50%) Scrum Master
9 8 (4.00%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (4.00%) BASE24 Tester
9 8 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (34.50%) .NET
2 48 (24.00%) HTML
3 34 (17.00%) AngularJS
4 33 (16.50%) CSS
5 27 (13.50%) React
6 25 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 24 (12.00%) .NET Core
8 22 (11.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (10.50%) Node.js
9 21 (10.50%) Web Services
10 19 (9.50%) SOAP
11 17 (8.50%) .NET Framework
12 16 (8.00%) RESTful
12 16 (8.00%) Vue.js
13 12 (6.00%) Angular 2
13 12 (6.00%) Sass
14 11 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (5.00%) HTML5
15 10 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.00%) User Experience
2 12 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.50%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.00%) EMV
4 8 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.00%) Online Banking
4 8 (4.00%) Tandem
5 7 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.00%) 3D Printing
9 2 (1.00%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.00%) W3C
10 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.00%) Linux
2 8 (4.00%) Windows
3 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.00%) CentOS
4 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (90.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.50%) TDD
3 47 (23.50%) DevOps
4 46 (23.00%) Kanban
5 40 (20.00%) Microservices
6 36 (18.00%) Software Engineering
6 36 (18.00%) Test Automation
7 34 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.00%) BDD
9 27 (13.50%) MVC
10 24 (12.00%) SDLC
11 21 (10.50%) Unit Testing
12 20 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 20 (10.00%) User Stories
13 19 (9.50%) Scenario Testing
14 18 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (7.00%) Coaching
15 14 (7.00%) Web Development
16 13 (6.50%) OO
17 12 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.50%) JavaScript
2 60 (30.00%) C#
3 38 (19.00%) Java
4 34 (17.00%) SQL
5 21 (10.50%) TypeScript
6 13 (6.50%) Python
6 13 (6.50%) Ruby
7 11 (5.50%) PHP
8 9 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.00%) Go
11 5 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.50%) C
12 4 (2.00%) Groovy
13 3 (1.50%) ES6
13 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.00%) C++
14 2 (1.00%) VBScript
15 1 (0.50%) Perl
15 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.00%) Degree
2 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) APMG
5 1 (0.50%) CSPO
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) QA
2 8 (4.00%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.50%) GDPR
4 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.00%) WCAG
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (15.50%) Docker
2 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.50%) Terraform
3 12 (6.00%) Ansible
4 8 (4.00%) Puppet
5 7 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.50%) Grafana
6 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.50%) SCCM
7 2 (1.00%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.00%) Google
3 8 (4.00%) CA
4 4 (2.00%) Splunk
4 4 (2.00%) VMware
5 3 (1.50%) ATG
5 3 (1.50%) hybris
5 3 (1.50%) IBM
5 3 (1.50%) Meraki
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle
5 3 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.50%) SAP
5 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco
6 2 (1.00%) Sage
7 1 (0.50%) Borland
7 1 (0.50%) BT
7 1 (0.50%) IFS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.50%) SaltStack