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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 522 446 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.25% 7.84% 7.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.11% 8.92% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 434 406 443
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5732 4998 5779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.60% 87.90% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4727 4211 4575
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Scrum as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 387 £50,000 +11.11% 72
Cheshire -10 90 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Merseyside +4 23 £45,000 +35.33% 12
Lancashire -27 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cumbria +11 6 £46,000 +5.33% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1008 (97.02%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (38.88%) C#
3 383 (36.86%) TDD
4 379 (36.48%) .NET
5 360 (34.65%) Java
6 330 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
7 322 (30.99%) JavaScript
8 293 (28.20%) SQL
9 291 (28.01%) HTML
10 278 (26.76%) Kanban
11 270 (25.99%) SQL Server
12 258 (24.83%) MVC
13 250 (24.06%) CSS
14 214 (20.60%) DevOps
15 207 (19.92%) ASP.NET
16 202 (19.44%) OO
17 199 (19.15%) Web Services
18 193 (18.58%) jQuery
19 192 (18.48%) Finance
20 173 (16.65%) BDD
21 172 (16.55%) Software Engineering
22 167 (16.07%) AngularJS
23 159 (15.30%) Microsoft
24 148 (14.24%) Degree
25 145 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC
26 144 (13.86%) SDLC
26 144 (13.86%) Spring
27 141 (13.57%) Windows
28 137 (13.19%) HTML5
29 134 (12.90%) Linux

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 45 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (4.04%) Apache Spark
3 38 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.56%) OpenStack
5 35 (3.37%) Apache Pig
6 31 (2.98%) CloudStack
7 26 (2.50%) CMS
8 19 (1.83%) Confluence
8 19 (1.83%) JBoss
9 16 (1.54%) NServiceBus
9 16 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 15 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (1.35%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.25%) Apache
12 13 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.15%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.96%) Drupal
14 10 (0.96%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.48%) InVision
2 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.48%) UXPin
3 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.44%) Magento
2 7 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.38%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (0.29%) Shopify
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 105 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.98%) GitHub
4 26 (2.50%) SaaS
5 10 (0.96%) PaaS
6 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.58%) IaaS
8 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.096%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.096%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.096%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.096%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.64%) Internet
2 13 (1.25%) Intranet
3 12 (1.15%) Broadband
4 11 (1.06%) Ethernet
4 11 (1.06%) Firewall
4 11 (1.06%) RS-232
4 11 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.67%) DNS
5 7 (0.67%) FTP
6 5 (0.48%) HTTP
7 4 (0.38%) LDAP
7 4 (0.38%) NAS
7 4 (0.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.096%) AMQP
8 1 (0.096%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.096%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.096%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.096%) Network Security
8 1 (0.096%) RFID
8 1 (0.096%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 100 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 86 (8.28%) MySQL
4 75 (7.22%) Big Data
4 75 (7.22%) RDBMS
5 74 (7.12%) Hadoop
6 73 (7.03%) MongoDB
7 66 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 61 (5.87%) NoSQL
9 35 (3.37%) Apache Hive
10 22 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 21 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.25%) RavenDB
15 11 (1.06%) Redis
16 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.87%) Couchbase
17 9 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 107 (10.30%) NUnit
3 103 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 101 (9.72%) Selenium
5 92 (8.85%) MSTest
6 80 (7.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 65 (6.26%) JIRA
8 59 (5.68%) Cucumber
9 58 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 51 (4.91%) Visual Studio
11 46 (4.43%) Moq
12 45 (4.33%) Rhino Mocks
13 37 (3.56%) JUnit
14 28 (2.69%) TeamCity
15 24 (2.31%) Subversion
16 23 (2.21%) Bitbucket
17 22 (2.12%) SpecFlow
18 21 (2.02%) Eclipse
19 19 (1.83%) Ant
20 16 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 192 (18.48%) Finance
2 85 (8.18%) Retail
3 50 (4.81%) Marketing
4 35 (3.37%) Military
5 28 (2.69%) Banking
6 27 (2.60%) Advertising
7 22 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.25%) Electronics
10 12 (1.15%) Games
11 8 (0.77%) Legal
12 5 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.48%) Publishing
13 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 4 (0.38%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.29%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 476 (45.81%) Developer
2 203 (19.54%) .NET Developer
3 115 (11.07%) Java Developer
4 97 (9.34%) Analyst
4 97 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 89 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 79 (7.60%) Software Engineer
7 75 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 66 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 60 (5.77%) Architect
10 54 (5.20%) Scrum Master
11 52 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 51 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 45 (4.33%) .NET Software Developer
14 41 (3.95%) Lead Developer
15 40 (3.85%) Technical Architect
15 40 (3.85%) Test Analyst
16 36 (3.46%) Business Analyst
17 35 (3.37%) Java Engineer
18 31 (2.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (36.48%) .NET
2 291 (28.01%) HTML
3 250 (24.06%) CSS
4 207 (19.92%) ASP.NET
5 199 (19.15%) Web Services
6 193 (18.58%) jQuery
7 167 (16.07%) AngularJS
8 145 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (13.86%) Spring
10 137 (13.19%) HTML5
11 118 (11.36%) WPF
12 112 (10.78%) WCF
13 108 (10.39%) XML
14 99 (9.53%) Hibernate
15 95 (9.14%) Node.js
16 93 (8.95%) CSS3
17 90 (8.66%) .NET Framework
18 83 (7.99%) RESTful
19 72 (6.93%) SOAP
20 68 (6.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 84 (8.08%) iPad
3 76 (7.31%) User Experience
4 63 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 59 (5.68%) Computer Science
6 50 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (3.66%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.79%) Algorithms
10 26 (2.50%) PKI
11 22 (2.12%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.73%) Smartphone
13 15 (1.44%) PMI
14 13 (1.25%) Fintech
15 11 (1.06%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 11 (1.06%) Internet of Things
16 10 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
17 8 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.77%) Streaming Music
18 7 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 141 (13.57%) Windows
2 134 (12.90%) Linux
3 43 (4.14%) Unix
4 37 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.89%) Android
6 23 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 9 (0.87%) CentOS
9 6 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.096%) Debian
11 1 (0.096%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1008 (97.02%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (36.86%) TDD
3 330 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
4 278 (26.76%) Kanban
5 258 (24.83%) MVC
6 214 (20.60%) DevOps
7 202 (19.44%) OO
8 173 (16.65%) BDD
9 172 (16.55%) Software Engineering
10 144 (13.86%) SDLC
11 125 (12.03%) E-Commerce
12 108 (10.39%) RUP
13 105 (10.11%) MVVM
14 103 (9.91%) Mentoring
15 94 (9.05%) Web Development
16 90 (8.66%) Dependency Injection
17 85 (8.18%) Automated Testing
18 84 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
19 76 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
20 73 (7.03%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 404 (38.88%) C#
2 360 (34.65%) Java
3 322 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 293 (28.20%) SQL
5 117 (11.26%) Python
6 102 (9.82%) Ruby
7 97 (9.34%) PHP
8 91 (8.76%) C
9 90 (8.66%) C++
10 59 (5.68%) VB.NET
11 57 (5.49%) Perl
12 49 (4.72%) Bash Shell
13 40 (3.85%) VB
14 38 (3.66%) T-SQL
15 34 (3.27%) Shell Script
16 30 (2.89%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.83%) Go
17 19 (1.83%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.15%) Apple Swift
18 12 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 148 (14.24%) Degree
2 56 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 47 (4.52%) ISEB
4 43 (4.14%) ISTQB
5 42 (4.04%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.38%) PMP
8 4 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.38%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.096%) APMG
10 1 (0.096%) HNC
10 1 (0.096%) HND
10 1 (0.096%) MCSE
10 1 (0.096%) PgMP
10 1 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (9.82%) QA
2 13 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.87%) PMO
4 6 (0.58%) HL7
5 5 (0.48%) WCAG
6 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.096%) SDET
System Software
1 55 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 39 (3.75%) Docker
4 31 (2.98%) vSphere
4 31 (2.98%) Xen
4 31 (2.98%) XenServer
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.096%) zsh
Systems Management
1 72 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (5.20%) Puppet
3 31 (2.98%) Cobbler
3 31 (2.98%) Tivoli
4 29 (2.79%) Ansible
5 22 (2.12%) Terraform
6 21 (2.02%) Kibana
7 9 (0.87%) Packer
8 6 (0.58%) logstash
9 5 (0.48%) Salt
10 4 (0.38%) SCOM
11 1 (0.096%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.096%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.096%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.096%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 159 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.91%) Oracle
3 60 (5.77%) VMware
4 31 (2.98%) EnterpriseDB
5 30 (2.89%) Google
5 30 (2.89%) Red Hat
6 19 (1.83%) IBM
6 19 (1.83%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.44%) Zend
8 11 (1.06%) Facebook
9 10 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.87%) SAP
11 8 (0.77%) Cognizant
11 8 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.58%) Aquila
12 6 (0.58%) Twitter
13 5 (0.48%) Adobe
14 4 (0.38%) hybris
14 4 (0.38%) Pega
14 4 (0.38%) Xamarin
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: competitve salary, remote/flex hours
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 + Extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago