Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 36 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 344 642 1,326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 6.25% 6.10% 10.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 6.51% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 295 503 1,150
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £72,500 £67,500
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 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 5,059 9,859 11,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.98% 93.73% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4,066 7,260 9,351
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
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 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 16 July 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 16 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
Manchester -1 241 £50,940 +1.88% 51
Cheshire +2 75 £45,000 -0.28% 11
Lancashire +40 18 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Merseyside +13 8 £60,000 +71.43% 6
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 310 (90.12%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 102 (29.65%) C#
4 100 (29.07%) .NET
5 89 (25.87%) Kanban
6 88 (25.58%) Java
7 80 (23.26%) Azure
7 80 (23.26%) DevOps
8 78 (22.67%) SQL
9 76 (22.09%) Test Automation
10 73 (21.22%) HTML
11 70 (20.35%) TDD
11 70 (20.35%) JIRA
12 69 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (20.06%) AWS
13 64 (18.60%) CSS
14 63 (18.31%) BDD
14 63 (18.31%) SDLC
15 60 (17.44%) Git (software)
15 60 (17.44%) Software Engineering
16 59 (17.15%) Docker
17 57 (16.57%) Microservices
18 56 (16.28%) Finance
19 55 (15.99%) Selenium
20 54 (15.70%) AngularJS
20 54 (15.70%) SQL Server
21 44 (12.79%) Microsoft
22 43 (12.50%) MVC
23 40 (11.63%) ASP.NET
23 40 (11.63%) React

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 36 (10.47%) Confluence
2 9 (2.62%) Apache
2 9 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.62%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.74%) IIS
5 4 (1.16%) Liferay
5 4 (1.16%) nginx
5 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Jetty
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Figma
2 3 (0.87%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.87%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.87%) InDesign
3 2 (0.58%) Sketch
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) InVision
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.33%) BASE24
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 80 (23.26%) Azure
2 69 (20.06%) AWS
3 29 (8.43%) GCP
4 24 (6.98%) GitHub
5 22 (6.40%) SaaS
6 16 (4.65%) Power Platform
6 16 (4.65%) Serverless
7 11 (3.20%) Office 365
8 10 (2.91%) npm
9 9 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.33%) PaaS
11 7 (2.03%) IaaS
12 6 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (1.74%) Slack
13 5 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.16%) Amazon Cognito
14 4 (1.16%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.16%) G Suite
14 4 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.33%) ATM
2 7 (2.03%) HTTP
3 5 (1.45%) Firewall
3 5 (1.45%) SSL
4 4 (1.16%) RTMP
5 3 (0.87%) MPLS
5 3 (0.87%) RFID
5 3 (0.87%) Skype
5 3 (0.87%) WAN
6 2 (0.58%) OSPF
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) VLAN
7 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) WEP
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.85%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.69%) MySQL
4 21 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.65%) Big Data
6 16 (4.65%) Power BI
7 13 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.74%) GIS
12 5 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.58%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 70 (20.35%) JIRA
2 60 (17.44%) Git (software)
3 55 (15.99%) Selenium
4 37 (10.76%) Jenkins
5 36 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (9.01%) Bitbucket
7 27 (7.85%) WebDriver
8 23 (6.69%) Maven
9 19 (5.52%) Cucumber
10 17 (4.94%) NUnit
11 16 (4.65%) SoapUI
12 15 (4.36%) Hudson
12 15 (4.36%) JUnit
12 15 (4.36%) TestNG
13 14 (4.07%) Mocha
14 12 (3.49%) webpack
15 9 (2.62%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.62%) TestCafe
16 8 (2.33%) VersaTest
17 6 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (16.28%) Finance
2 39 (11.34%) Banking
3 19 (5.52%) Retail
4 6 (1.74%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.45%) Law
5 5 (1.45%) Marketing
6 4 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.16%) Games
6 4 (1.16%) Publishing
7 3 (0.87%) Automotive
7 3 (0.87%) Back Office
7 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (35.76%) Developer
2 28 (8.14%) Software Engineer
3 27 (7.85%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.56%) Tester
5 25 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.10%) Software Developer
7 17 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (4.65%) Analyst
9 15 (4.36%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.07%) Quality Engineer
11 13 (3.78%) Scrum Master
12 11 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.20%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.20%) Product Owner
13 10 (2.91%) .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (2.91%) Junior
14 9 (2.62%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.62%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (29.07%) .NET
2 73 (21.22%) HTML
3 64 (18.60%) CSS
4 54 (15.70%) AngularJS
5 40 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 40 (11.63%) React
6 38 (11.05%) SOAP
7 36 (10.47%) Web Services
8 35 (10.17%) Node.js
9 33 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (7.56%) .NET Core
10 26 (7.56%) REST
11 25 (7.27%) RESTful
12 23 (6.69%) Vue.js
13 22 (6.40%) JSON
14 21 (6.10%) XML
15 19 (5.52%) HTML5
16 17 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (4.65%) Spring
18 15 (4.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.34%) User Experience
2 22 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.62%) Tandem
6 9 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.33%) EMV
7 8 (2.33%) Online Banking
7 8 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.45%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.87%) 3D Printing
11 2 (0.58%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.43%) Linux
2 26 (7.56%) Windows
3 9 (2.62%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.74%) Android
5 6 (1.74%) Unix
6 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.58%) CentOS
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.29%) watchOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (90.12%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.87%) Kanban
3 80 (23.26%) DevOps
4 76 (22.09%) Test Automation
5 70 (20.35%) TDD
6 69 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (18.31%) BDD
7 63 (18.31%) SDLC
8 60 (17.44%) Software Engineering
9 57 (16.57%) Microservices
10 43 (12.50%) MVC
11 34 (9.88%) User Stories
12 33 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (8.72%) Mentoring
14 29 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (7.56%) Collaborative Working
16 25 (7.27%) Coaching
17 24 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (6.98%) Unit Testing
18 22 (6.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.81%) JavaScript
2 102 (29.65%) C#
3 88 (25.58%) Java
4 78 (22.67%) SQL
5 31 (9.01%) Python
6 30 (8.72%) TypeScript
7 23 (6.69%) PowerShell
8 21 (6.10%) Ruby
9 18 (5.23%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.49%) PHP
11 10 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.62%) ES6
13 8 (2.33%) C
13 8 (2.33%) Go
14 7 (2.03%) C++
15 5 (1.45%) VBScript
16 4 (1.16%) Google Apps Script
16 4 (1.16%) Groovy
16 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (8.14%) Degree
2 12 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.87%) ISEB
7 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.29%) APMG
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MCAD
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.43%) QA
2 13 (3.78%) GDPR
3 8 (2.33%) ISO 8583
4 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) COBIT
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) NCSC
6 1 (0.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (17.15%) Docker
2 12 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (7.85%) Terraform
2 26 (7.56%) Kubernetes
3 23 (6.69%) Puppet
4 22 (6.40%) Ansible
5 21 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.33%) Grafana
7 6 (1.74%) Kibana
8 4 (1.16%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.87%) SCCM
10 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 44 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.10%) Google
3 10 (2.91%) SaltStack
4 9 (2.62%) VMware
5 8 (2.33%) CA
6 6 (1.74%) IBM
6 6 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle
7 5 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.16%) hybris
8 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.16%) Splunk
8 4 (1.16%) Tableau
8 4 (1.16%) Unisys
9 3 (0.87%) Adobe
9 3 (0.87%) ATG
9 3 (0.87%) Meraki
9 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco
10 2 (0.58%) SAP