Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1237 1172 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.28% 9.42% 7.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.33% 10.49% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1054 881
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,825 £29,750
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 11979 11171 11575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.86% 89.81% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9526 9316 9573
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -2 905 £50,000 +11.11% 76
Cheshire +1 258 £45,000 +20.00% 28
Merseyside +6 44 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Lancashire -7 15 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cumbria - 12 £42,500 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1178 (95.23%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (37.67%) JavaScript
2 466 (37.67%) .NET
3 428 (34.60%) C#
4 412 (33.31%) HTML
5 401 (32.42%) TDD
6 395 (31.93%) CSS
7 377 (30.48%) Java
7 377 (30.48%) MVC
8 338 (27.32%) Finance
9 334 (27.00%) ASP.NET
10 321 (25.95%) SQL
11 309 (24.98%) Continuous Integration
12 279 (22.55%) Software Engineering
13 262 (21.18%) SQL Server
14 261 (21.10%) DevOps
15 254 (20.53%) AngularJS
16 250 (20.21%) Kanban
17 245 (19.81%) Web Services
18 230 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 222 (17.95%) BDD
20 221 (17.87%) jQuery
21 202 (16.33%) RESTful
22 185 (14.96%) HTML5
23 184 (14.87%) SDLC
24 177 (14.31%) Test Automation
25 172 (13.90%) Linux
26 166 (13.42%) Git (software)
27 154 (12.45%) .NET Framework
28 151 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API

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 37 (2.99%) Apache
2 36 (2.91%) Confluence
3 30 (2.43%) CMS
4 21 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (1.70%) OpenStack
4 21 (1.70%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.46%) Apache Solr
5 18 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.46%) CloudStack
6 15 (1.21%) nginx
7 13 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.73%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.65%) JBoss
11 7 (0.57%) IIS
12 6 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.40%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.24%) InVision
6 3 (0.24%) UXPin
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.081%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.70%) Magento
2 11 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.57%) Shopify
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 114 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.10%) OpenShift
4 25 (2.02%) SaaS
5 16 (1.29%) GitHub
6 14 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.13%) PaaS
7 12 (0.97%) Force.com
7 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.97%) IaaS
8 9 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (0.57%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.40%) npm
10 5 (0.40%) Office 365
11 3 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.16%) Mavenlink
12 2 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.081%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.081%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.91%) HTTP
2 22 (1.78%) Broadband
3 17 (1.37%) Internet
4 13 (1.05%) SSL
5 8 (0.65%) WinSCP
6 7 (0.57%) Firewall
7 3 (0.24%) AMQP
7 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) RS-232
7 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) LDAP
8 2 (0.16%) NAS
8 2 (0.16%) SAN
9 1 (0.081%) SMS
9 1 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 107 (8.65%) MySQL
3 99 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 77 (6.22%) MongoDB
5 67 (5.42%) NoSQL
6 49 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.15%) Big Data
8 35 (2.83%) RavenDB
9 32 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.13%) Redis
13 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.97%) CouchDB
14 12 (0.97%) GIS
14 12 (0.97%) Spatial Data
15 10 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 166 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 118 (9.54%) Jenkins
3 110 (8.89%) JIRA
4 100 (8.08%) NUnit
5 94 (7.60%) Selenium
6 76 (6.14%) MSTest
7 71 (5.74%) Cucumber
8 48 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (3.88%) TeamCity
9 45 (3.64%) Subversion
10 43 (3.48%) Visual Studio
11 35 (2.83%) Xcode
12 34 (2.75%) JUnit
13 32 (2.59%) Bitbucket
14 30 (2.43%) Maven
15 26 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (1.94%) Grunt
16 24 (1.94%) WebDriver
17 23 (1.86%) Gradle
17 23 (1.86%) gulp
General
1 338 (27.32%) Finance
2 90 (7.28%) Retail
3 84 (6.79%) Marketing
4 76 (6.14%) Advertising
5 71 (5.74%) Banking
6 43 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.86%) Law
9 21 (1.70%) Electronics
10 17 (1.37%) Military
11 16 (1.29%) Automotive
12 15 (1.21%) Games
13 14 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 14 (1.13%) Retail Banking
14 13 (1.05%) Legal
15 11 (0.89%) French Language
15 11 (0.89%) German Language
15 11 (0.89%) Japanese Language
16 7 (0.57%) Back Office
17 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 620 (50.12%) Developer
2 254 (20.53%) .NET Developer
3 135 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 130 (10.51%) C# Developer
5 118 (9.54%) Software Engineer
6 111 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 108 (8.73%) Java Developer
8 107 (8.65%) Software Developer
9 70 (5.66%) Project Manager
10 68 (5.50%) Analyst
11 67 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (5.34%) C# Software Developer
13 64 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
14 59 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 59 (4.77%) Business Analyst
15 56 (4.53%) Java Engineer
16 46 (3.72%) Senior Software Developer
17 45 (3.64%) Scrum Master
18 42 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (37.67%) .NET
2 412 (33.31%) HTML
3 395 (31.93%) CSS
4 334 (27.00%) ASP.NET
5 254 (20.53%) AngularJS
6 245 (19.81%) Web Services
7 230 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 221 (17.87%) jQuery
9 202 (16.33%) RESTful
10 185 (14.96%) HTML5
11 154 (12.45%) .NET Framework
12 151 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 147 (11.88%) XML
14 141 (11.40%) Spring
15 129 (10.43%) CSS3
16 127 (10.27%) SOAP
17 121 (9.78%) WCF
18 116 (9.38%) REST
19 94 (7.60%) JSON
20 89 (7.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.52%) User Experience
2 91 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (5.82%) Mobile App
4 64 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.12%) Fintech
7 37 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.99%) iPad
8 14 (1.13%) PMI
9 12 (0.97%) Life Science
10 11 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 11 (0.89%) Wiki
11 10 (0.81%) PKI
11 10 (0.81%) Smartphone
11 10 (0.81%) Social Network
12 9 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.73%) Graphic Design
12 9 (0.73%) Internet of Things
12 9 (0.73%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 172 (13.90%) Linux
2 84 (6.79%) Windows
3 70 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 53 (4.28%) Android
4 53 (4.28%) Unix
5 13 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.49%) CentOS
7 6 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.081%) Debian
9 1 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1178 (95.23%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (32.42%) TDD
3 377 (30.48%) MVC
4 309 (24.98%) Continuous Integration
5 279 (22.55%) Software Engineering
6 261 (21.10%) DevOps
7 250 (20.21%) Kanban
8 222 (17.95%) BDD
9 184 (14.87%) SDLC
10 177 (14.31%) Test Automation
11 149 (12.05%) OO
12 130 (10.51%) Mentoring
13 108 (8.73%) E-Commerce
14 105 (8.49%) Web Development
15 103 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 100 (8.08%) Web Application Development
17 96 (7.76%) Unit Testing
18 95 (7.68%) Dependency Injection
19 92 (7.44%) Project Management
20 91 (7.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 466 (37.67%) JavaScript
2 428 (34.60%) C#
3 377 (30.48%) Java
4 321 (25.95%) SQL
5 128 (10.35%) Ruby
6 125 (10.11%) Python
7 108 (8.73%) C++
8 105 (8.49%) PHP
9 85 (6.87%) C
10 57 (4.61%) T-SQL
11 47 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 42 (3.40%) VB.NET
13 41 (3.31%) Apple Swift
14 36 (2.91%) TypeScript
15 35 (2.83%) Objective-C
16 33 (2.67%) Shell Script
17 30 (2.43%) Bash Shell
17 30 (2.43%) Scala
18 24 (1.94%) VB
19 21 (1.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (8.25%) Degree
2 60 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.02%) ISEB
6 24 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
7 23 (1.86%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.62%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.62%) PMP
9 18 (1.46%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.81%) APMG
11 8 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.32%) CISA
14 4 (0.32%) CISM
14 4 (0.32%) CISMP
14 4 (0.32%) CISSP
14 4 (0.32%) PgMP
14 4 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.41%) QA
2 10 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (0.81%) PMBOK
3 5 (0.40%) PMO
3 5 (0.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.32%) GDPR
4 4 (0.32%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.081%) MiFID
6 1 (0.081%) TickIT
System Software
1 71 (5.74%) Docker
2 25 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 18 (1.46%) vSphere
3 18 (1.46%) Xen
3 18 (1.46%) XenServer
4 8 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 60 (4.85%) Puppet
2 42 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 26 (2.10%) Cobbler
5 24 (1.94%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.89%) Kibana
7 10 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.65%) Ansible
9 7 (0.57%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.16%) SCCM
11 1 (0.081%) Packer
11 1 (0.081%) Salt
11 1 (0.081%) Terraform
Vendors
1 139 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 91 (7.36%) Oracle
3 52 (4.20%) Google
4 49 (3.96%) Facebook
5 29 (2.34%) SAP
6 26 (2.10%) VMware
7 25 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.86%) Cognizant
8 23 (1.86%) EnterpriseDB
9 20 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.54%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.46%) Twitter
12 15 (1.21%) Adobe
13 12 (0.97%) Apple
14 11 (0.89%) IBM
15 9 (0.73%) Capita
16 8 (0.65%) Zend
17 7 (0.57%) Percona
18 6 (0.49%) Sitecore
19 5 (0.40%) WorldPay