Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1095 964 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.36% 8.35% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 9.43% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 921 882 936
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 11801 10218 11748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.06% 88.46% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 8544 9417
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -1 836 £50,000 +11.11% 83
Cheshire -13 171 £42,500 +10.39% 32
Merseyside +10 37 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Lancashire -36 26 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cumbria +19 15 £45,000 +3.04%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1039 (94.89%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (38.26%) .NET
3 402 (36.71%) C#
4 381 (34.79%) JavaScript
5 376 (34.34%) TDD
6 361 (32.97%) HTML
7 328 (29.95%) Java
8 319 (29.13%) SQL
9 307 (28.04%) CSS
10 306 (27.95%) MVC
11 299 (27.31%) Finance
12 285 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
13 275 (25.11%) SQL Server
14 252 (23.01%) ASP.NET
15 236 (21.55%) Kanban
16 214 (19.54%) Web Services
17 205 (18.72%) AngularJS
18 202 (18.45%) Software Engineering
19 187 (17.08%) jQuery
20 185 (16.89%) DevOps
21 183 (16.71%) Test Automation
22 182 (16.62%) OO
23 180 (16.44%) BDD
24 173 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
25 167 (15.25%) Git (software)
26 165 (15.07%) HTML5
26 165 (15.07%) SDLC
27 161 (14.70%) Microsoft
28 144 (13.15%) .NET Framework
29 135 (12.33%) 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 (4.11%) CMS
2 34 (3.11%) OpenStack
3 32 (2.92%) Confluence
4 28 (2.56%) CloudStack
5 27 (2.47%) Apache
6 22 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.74%) Apache Spark
9 17 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 16 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.00%) Apache Pig
12 11 (1.00%) nginx
12 11 (1.00%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.91%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.82%) Drupal
15 8 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.55%) InVision
5 5 (0.46%) UXPin
6 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.091%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.00%) Magento
3 9 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.37%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.27%) Shopify
6 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.74%) GitHub
4 18 (1.64%) SaaS
5 10 (0.91%) Force.com
6 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.46%) PaaS
8 4 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) Mavenlink
9 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.091%) IaaS
10 1 (0.091%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.55%) Broadband
1 17 (1.55%) Ethernet
1 17 (1.55%) RS-232
1 17 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.37%) Intranet
3 14 (1.28%) Internet
4 9 (0.82%) HTTP
5 7 (0.64%) FTP
6 5 (0.46%) SSL
7 3 (0.27%) LDAP
8 2 (0.18%) AMQP
8 2 (0.18%) Firewall
9 1 (0.091%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.091%) IPsec
9 1 (0.091%) NAS
9 1 (0.091%) Network Security
9 1 (0.091%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.091%) PPTP
9 1 (0.091%) SAN
9 1 (0.091%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 64 (5.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 63 (5.75%) MongoDB
5 60 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.21%) Big Data
6 57 (5.21%) MySQL
6 57 (5.21%) RDBMS
7 49 (4.47%) Hadoop
8 36 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (2.28%) RavenDB
10 23 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.00%) Apache Hive
14 10 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.91%) Redis
15 8 (0.73%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 167 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 130 (11.87%) Jenkins
3 98 (8.95%) NUnit
4 97 (8.86%) JIRA
5 83 (7.58%) MSTest
6 80 (7.31%) Selenium
7 76 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (6.12%) Visual Studio
9 62 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 55 (5.02%) Cucumber
10 55 (5.02%) JUnit
11 41 (3.74%) Bitbucket
12 40 (3.65%) TeamCity
13 39 (3.56%) Subversion
14 33 (3.01%) Eclipse
15 26 (2.37%) Ant
16 24 (2.19%) NuGet
17 21 (1.92%) Maven
18 18 (1.64%) EasyMock
18 18 (1.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 299 (27.31%) Finance
2 92 (8.40%) Retail
3 78 (7.12%) Marketing
4 52 (4.75%) Banking
5 44 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.93%) Advertising
7 36 (3.29%) Manufacturing
8 32 (2.92%) Electronics
9 20 (1.83%) Games
10 17 (1.55%) Law
11 13 (1.19%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.91%) Automotive
13 9 (0.82%) Legal
14 8 (0.73%) Military
15 7 (0.64%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.55%) Back Office
17 4 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.37%) French Language
17 4 (0.37%) German Language
17 4 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 538 (49.13%) Developer
2 216 (19.73%) .NET Developer
3 128 (11.69%) Java Developer
4 116 (10.59%) C# Developer
5 102 (9.32%) Software Engineer
6 94 (8.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 87 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 84 (7.67%) Analyst
9 69 (6.30%) Software Developer
10 58 (5.30%) Project Manager
11 51 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 48 (4.38%) Java Engineer
13 45 (4.11%) Architect
14 39 (3.56%) Development Manager
15 38 (3.47%) Business Analyst
15 38 (3.47%) Lead Developer
16 36 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
17 35 (3.20%) C# Software Engineer
18 33 (3.01%) .NET Software Engineer
19 32 (2.92%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (38.26%) .NET
2 361 (32.97%) HTML
3 307 (28.04%) CSS
4 252 (23.01%) ASP.NET
5 214 (19.54%) Web Services
6 205 (18.72%) AngularJS
7 187 (17.08%) jQuery
8 173 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 165 (15.07%) HTML5
10 144 (13.15%) .NET Framework
11 130 (11.87%) XML
12 126 (11.51%) Spring
13 122 (11.14%) RESTful
14 115 (10.50%) WCF
15 106 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 103 (9.41%) CSS3
17 100 (9.13%) WPF
18 89 (8.13%) SOAP
19 82 (7.49%) REST
20 72 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (7.03%) User Experience
3 73 (6.67%) iPad
4 68 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (6.12%) Mobile App
6 63 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (3.74%) Computer Science
8 35 (3.20%) Data Structures
9 28 (2.56%) Fintech
10 23 (2.10%) Internet of Things
11 21 (1.92%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.55%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 17 (1.55%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.37%) Social Network
14 13 (1.19%) PMI
15 12 (1.10%) Wiki
16 11 (1.00%) PKI
16 11 (1.00%) Smartphone
17 9 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
18 8 (0.73%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 135 (12.33%) Linux
2 107 (9.77%) Windows
3 49 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 40 (3.65%) Android
5 39 (3.56%) Unix
6 18 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 17 (1.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 13 (1.19%) CentOS
9 8 (0.73%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1039 (94.89%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (34.34%) TDD
3 306 (27.95%) MVC
4 285 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
5 236 (21.55%) Kanban
6 202 (18.45%) Software Engineering
7 185 (16.89%) DevOps
8 183 (16.71%) Test Automation
9 182 (16.62%) OO
10 180 (16.44%) BDD
11 165 (15.07%) SDLC
12 125 (11.42%) Mentoring
13 112 (10.23%) E-Commerce
14 103 (9.41%) Web Development
15 96 (8.77%) RUP
16 92 (8.40%) Project Management
16 92 (8.40%) Unit Testing
17 91 (8.31%) MVVM
18 83 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
19 77 (7.03%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 402 (36.71%) C#
2 381 (34.79%) JavaScript
3 328 (29.95%) Java
4 319 (29.13%) SQL
5 93 (8.49%) Ruby
6 89 (8.13%) Python
7 86 (7.85%) C++
8 82 (7.49%) PHP
9 73 (6.67%) C
10 48 (4.38%) T-SQL
11 43 (3.93%) PL/SQL
11 43 (3.93%) VB.NET
12 38 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 37 (3.38%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.28%) Apple Swift
15 23 (2.10%) VB
16 21 (1.92%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.83%) TypeScript
18 19 (1.74%) XAML
19 16 (1.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (11.14%) Degree
2 46 (4.20%) ISEB
3 44 (4.02%) ISTQB
4 39 (3.56%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.28%) PMP
8 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.55%) CISA
9 6 (0.55%) CISM
9 6 (0.55%) CISMP
9 6 (0.55%) CISSP
9 6 (0.55%) CRISC
9 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.55%) SANS
10 5 (0.46%) APMG
11 4 (0.37%) PgMP
11 4 (0.37%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.03%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.55%) GDPR
4 6 (0.55%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.46%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.46%) PMO
6 4 (0.37%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.091%) HL7
8 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (2.56%) vSphere
1 28 (2.56%) Xen
1 28 (2.56%) XenServer
2 27 (2.47%) Docker
3 14 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.091%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.091%) zsh
Systems Management
1 60 (5.48%) Puppet
2 50 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.56%) Cobbler
3 28 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 22 (2.01%) Kibana
5 13 (1.19%) Ansible
6 8 (0.73%) Terraform
7 4 (0.37%) logstash
8 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.18%) Packer
8 2 (0.18%) Salt
8 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.091%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.091%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.091%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 161 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.67%) Oracle
3 34 (3.11%) SAP
4 28 (2.56%) EnterpriseDB
4 28 (2.56%) Facebook
5 27 (2.47%) Cognizant
6 24 (2.19%) Google
7 23 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.01%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.01%) Sitecore
9 21 (1.92%) IBM
10 17 (1.55%) Twitter
11 16 (1.46%) VMware
12 13 (1.19%) Adobe
13 10 (0.91%) Zend
14 8 (0.73%) Pega
15 7 (0.64%) Apple
15 7 (0.64%) Xamarin
16 6 (0.55%) ServiceNow
17 3 (0.27%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Extensive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £52,000 to £57,000 per annum Excellent FTSE250 benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: 2 days ago