Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 197 742 1,053
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.59% 7.52% 9.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 8.08% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 213 621 967
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,900 £33,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,600 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 3,979 9,187 10,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.69% 93.16% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,445 7,218 8,477
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -15 147 £50,000 -4.76% 60
Cheshire -27 31 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Lancashire +16 10 £50,000 +25.94% 6
Merseyside +21 5 £51,000 +2.00% 7
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 181 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 57 (28.93%) .NET
4 55 (27.92%) TDD
5 54 (27.41%) DevOps
6 52 (26.40%) Kanban
7 45 (22.84%) C#
8 44 (22.34%) Azure
8 44 (22.34%) Microservices
9 43 (21.83%) AWS
10 39 (19.80%) HTML
11 35 (17.77%) Java
12 31 (15.74%) Software Engineering
13 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
14 29 (14.72%) SQL
14 29 (14.72%) Test Automation
14 29 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (14.72%) .NET Core
15 28 (14.21%) SDLC
15 28 (14.21%) Git (software)
16 26 (13.20%) CSS
16 26 (13.20%) AngularJS
17 25 (12.69%) React
17 25 (12.69%) Docker
17 25 (12.69%) MVC
18 24 (12.18%) User Experience
19 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
19 23 (11.68%) .NET Framework
20 22 (11.17%) Kubernetes
21 21 (10.66%) Coaching

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 8 (4.06%) Confluence
2 4 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.34%) Azure
2 43 (21.83%) AWS
3 16 (8.12%) GCP
4 11 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (5.58%) SaaS
5 9 (4.57%) Serverless
6 5 (2.54%) GitHub
6 5 (2.54%) npm
7 4 (2.03%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.52%) IaaS
8 3 (1.52%) PaaS
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.02%) Datadog
9 2 (1.02%) SonarCloud
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) RFID
2 3 (1.52%) HTTP
3 2 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.14%) MySQL
3 13 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.03%) Big Data
5 4 (2.03%) BigQuery
5 4 (2.03%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.52%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.52%) Impala
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.52%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.52%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.02%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (14.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.15%) JIRA
3 17 (8.63%) Selenium
4 16 (8.12%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.57%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.06%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.05%) Maven
10 5 (2.54%) git-flow
10 5 (2.54%) JUnit
10 5 (2.54%) Mocha
10 5 (2.54%) Postman
10 5 (2.54%) TestCafe
10 5 (2.54%) webpack
11 4 (2.03%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.52%) Cypress.io
12 3 (1.52%) JMeter
12 3 (1.52%) MSTest
12 3 (1.52%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (8.63%) Finance
2 7 (3.55%) Marketing
2 7 (3.55%) Retail
3 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.03%) Automotive
5 3 (1.52%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (41.12%) Developer
2 28 (14.21%) .NET Developer
3 18 (9.14%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.63%) Software Engineer
5 15 (7.61%) Product Owner
6 14 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.11%) Scrum Master
7 11 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.08%) Lead Developer
9 9 (4.57%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.55%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (3.55%) Product Manager
11 7 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.05%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.93%) .NET
2 39 (19.80%) HTML
3 29 (14.72%) .NET Core
4 26 (13.20%) AngularJS
4 26 (13.20%) CSS
5 25 (12.69%) React
6 23 (11.68%) .NET Framework
7 21 (10.66%) Vue.js
8 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET
8 18 (9.14%) RESTful
9 17 (8.63%) Node.js
10 16 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (6.60%) REST
12 12 (6.09%) Web Services
13 10 (5.08%) Angular 2
13 10 (5.08%) Laravel
13 10 (5.08%) Spring
14 9 (4.57%) Entity Framework
14 9 (4.57%) JSON
15 8 (4.06%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.18%) User Experience
2 16 (8.12%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.54%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.03%) 3D Printing
8 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) W3C
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.15%) Linux
2 4 (2.03%) Android
2 4 (2.03%) Windows
3 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.92%) TDD
3 54 (27.41%) DevOps
4 52 (26.40%) Kanban
5 44 (22.34%) Microservices
6 31 (15.74%) Software Engineering
7 29 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (14.72%) Test Automation
8 28 (14.21%) SDLC
9 25 (12.69%) MVC
10 21 (10.66%) Coaching
11 20 (10.15%) OO
11 20 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
13 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
13 16 (8.12%) Migration
13 16 (8.12%) User Stories
14 15 (7.61%) BDD
15 14 (7.11%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.95%) JavaScript
2 45 (22.84%) C#
3 35 (17.77%) Java
4 29 (14.72%) SQL
5 13 (6.60%) TypeScript
6 11 (5.58%) PHP
7 10 (5.08%) Python
8 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.05%) Go
11 5 (2.54%) Ruby
12 4 (2.03%) ES6
12 4 (2.03%) VBScript
13 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.52%) Groovy
13 3 (1.52%) Java 8
14 2 (1.02%) C++
15 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.51%) ES8
15 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (4.06%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.02%) CSPO
3 2 (1.02%) PMP
3 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) APMG
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.02%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (12.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (11.17%) Kubernetes
2 18 (9.14%) Terraform
3 11 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.58%) Puppet
4 4 (2.03%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) Grafana
5 2 (1.02%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.58%) Google
3 4 (2.03%) MKS
3 4 (2.03%) Splunk
4 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.52%) Informatica
4 3 (1.52%) Talend
5 2 (1.02%) ATG
5 2 (1.02%) hybris
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle
5 2 (1.02%) Sage
5 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.51%) Borland
6 1 (0.51%) BT
6 1 (0.51%) Databricks
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) IFS
6 1 (0.51%) Infor
6 1 (0.51%) SAP