Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 987 1,271 1,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.75% 9.66% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 10.54% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1,028 1,026
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,824 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 10,275 12,054 11,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.06% 91.62% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,248 9,598 9,526
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,688
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 -7 692 £50,000 - 107
Cheshire -4 206 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Merseyside +6 42 £40,000 -28.89% 9
Lancashire +34 40 £50,000 +49.25% 10
Cumbria -4 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 913 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (45.49%) C#
3 440 (44.58%) .NET
4 363 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
5 343 (34.75%) TDD
6 319 (32.32%) SQL Server
7 313 (31.71%) Kanban
8 304 (30.80%) JavaScript
9 277 (28.06%) Java
10 268 (27.15%) AngularJS
11 235 (23.81%) ASP.NET
12 228 (23.10%) MVC
13 210 (21.28%) DevOps
14 203 (20.57%) SQL Server 2016
15 199 (20.16%) HTML
16 190 (19.25%) Software Engineering
17 189 (19.15%) Microsoft
18 187 (18.95%) CSS
19 184 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
20 180 (18.24%) SQL
21 177 (17.93%) Finance
22 166 (16.82%) RESTful
23 164 (16.62%) Dependency Injection
24 162 (16.41%) Test Automation
24 162 (16.41%) OO
25 141 (14.29%) BDD
26 138 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web API
27 129 (13.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 125 (12.66%) MVVM
28 125 (12.66%) SDLC

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 48 (4.86%) Confluence
2 34 (3.44%) Apache
3 20 (2.03%) JBoss
4 15 (1.52%) CMS
5 14 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.71%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.51%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.51%) IIS
12 5 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.30%) Drupal
15 2 (0.20%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.10%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 122 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (2.13%) SaaS
4 19 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.72%) GitHub
7 11 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.71%) npm
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
11 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.30%) Serverless
12 2 (0.20%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.20%) Trello
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce
13 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.88%) Internet
2 25 (2.53%) Broadband
2 25 (2.53%) Hyperconnected
3 16 (1.62%) HTTP
4 14 (1.42%) Firewall
5 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.81%) SSL
7 4 (0.41%) Network Security
8 3 (0.30%) VoIP
9 2 (0.20%) ATM
9 2 (0.20%) LAN
9 2 (0.20%) SSH
9 2 (0.20%) VLAN
9 2 (0.20%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 203 (20.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 79 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 61 (6.18%) MySQL
5 53 (5.37%) RavenDB
6 39 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 37 (3.75%) Big Data
8 35 (3.55%) Hadoop
9 30 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (1.93%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (1.52%) Redis
15 14 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.42%) Neo4j
16 11 (1.11%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
18 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 107 (10.84%) JIRA
2 104 (10.54%) Jenkins
3 102 (10.33%) Git (software)
4 76 (7.70%) Selenium
4 76 (7.70%) Visual Studio
5 53 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (4.86%) Cucumber
6 48 (4.86%) NUnit
7 47 (4.76%) MSTest
8 40 (4.05%) Bitbucket
9 39 (3.95%) JUnit
10 28 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (2.63%) Maven
12 25 (2.53%) Gradle
13 23 (2.33%) Subversion
14 22 (2.23%) Mockito
15 20 (2.03%) gulp
16 17 (1.72%) JMeter
16 17 (1.72%) SoapUI
16 17 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 177 (17.93%) Finance
2 52 (5.27%) Retail
3 47 (4.76%) Banking
4 43 (4.36%) Advertising
5 35 (3.55%) Games
6 34 (3.44%) Law
7 27 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.33%) Marketing
9 19 (1.93%) Electronics
9 19 (1.93%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.71%) Back Office
11 6 (0.61%) Military
12 5 (0.51%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Legal
13 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 494 (50.05%) Developer
2 276 (27.96%) .NET Developer
3 191 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 155 (15.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (9.12%) Software Developer
6 87 (8.81%) Senior Developer
7 85 (8.61%) C# WPF Developer
7 85 (8.61%) WPF Developer
8 82 (8.31%) Software Engineer
9 62 (6.28%) Scrum Master
10 61 (6.18%) Analyst
11 59 (5.98%) C# Software Developer
12 52 (5.27%) Senior Software Developer
13 49 (4.96%) .NET Software Developer
14 48 (4.86%) Java Developer
15 43 (4.36%) Java Engineer
16 42 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
17 41 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
18 40 (4.05%) SQL Developer
19 38 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (44.58%) .NET
2 268 (27.15%) AngularJS
3 235 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 199 (20.16%) HTML
5 187 (18.95%) CSS
6 184 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 166 (16.82%) RESTful
8 138 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 129 (13.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 125 (12.66%) WPF
11 112 (11.35%) HTML5
12 103 (10.44%) Web Services
13 93 (9.42%) CSS3
14 91 (9.22%) .NET Framework
15 85 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 80 (8.11%) Spring
17 66 (6.69%) KnockoutJS
18 64 (6.48%) REST
19 61 (6.18%) SOAP
19 61 (6.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 87 (8.81%) Enterprise Software
3 73 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (7.09%) Fintech
5 46 (4.66%) User Experience
6 26 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.53%) Tandem
8 24 (2.43%) Social Network
9 21 (2.13%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (1.62%) Wiki
12 14 (1.42%) PMI
13 12 (1.22%) Cloud Native
14 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.01%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.51%) iPad
15 5 (0.51%) NHS
16 4 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
17 3 (0.30%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.64%) Linux
2 51 (5.17%) Windows
3 36 (3.65%) Android
4 32 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.53%) Unix
7 23 (2.33%) CentOS
8 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
3 343 (34.75%) TDD
4 313 (31.71%) Kanban
5 228 (23.10%) MVC
6 210 (21.28%) DevOps
7 190 (19.25%) Software Engineering
8 164 (16.62%) Dependency Injection
9 162 (16.41%) OO
9 162 (16.41%) Test Automation
10 141 (14.29%) BDD
11 125 (12.66%) MVVM
11 125 (12.66%) SDLC
12 122 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
13 108 (10.94%) Web Application Development
14 84 (8.51%) Microservices
15 80 (8.11%) Mentoring
16 68 (6.89%) E-Commerce
17 65 (6.59%) Coaching
17 65 (6.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 449 (45.49%) C#
2 304 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 277 (28.06%) Java
4 180 (18.24%) SQL
5 112 (11.35%) Python
6 100 (10.13%) C++
7 59 (5.98%) PHP
8 48 (4.86%) T-SQL
9 38 (3.85%) Ruby
10 31 (3.14%) Java 8
11 27 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.63%) Perl
13 25 (2.53%) TypeScript
14 24 (2.43%) C
15 17 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.62%) Scala
17 15 (1.52%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.42%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.91%) Go
19 9 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (7.29%) Degree
2 30 (3.04%) PMI Certification
3 26 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (2.23%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.82%) PMP
5 18 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.72%) ISEB
7 12 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.71%) CISSP
10 6 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.51%) GIAC
11 5 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.51%) SANS
11 5 (0.51%) SSCP
11 5 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.99%) QA
2 24 (2.43%) GDPR
3 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.41%) PMO
4 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 68 (6.89%) Docker
2 25 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.11%) vSphere
6 5 (0.51%) Xen
6 5 (0.51%) XenServer
7 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (4.46%) Ansible
2 40 (4.05%) Puppet
3 35 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.91%) Packer
6 8 (0.81%) Salt
7 7 (0.71%) Terraform
8 6 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.51%) Kibana
9 5 (0.51%) Oozie
10 3 (0.30%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.30%) SCCM
11 2 (0.20%) logstash
11 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 189 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.78%) Oracle
3 49 (4.96%) Facebook
4 38 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 33 (3.34%) Google
6 27 (2.74%) VMware
7 24 (2.43%) Twitter
8 19 (1.93%) WorldPay
9 9 (0.91%) Aquila
10 8 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.71%) Tableau
11 7 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.51%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.41%) Cognizant
14 4 (0.41%) Hortonworks
15 3 (0.30%) SaltStack
15 3 (0.30%) SAP
15 3 (0.30%) ServiceNow
16 2 (0.20%) Cognos