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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 28 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 702 539 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 7.33% 7.33% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 7.87% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 361 341 231
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.79% -4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%

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 9,180 6,852 4,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 95.87% 93.21% 92.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,681 5,171 3,719
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £39,121
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £68,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 14 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Manchester -2 486 £59,526 +19.05% 82
Cheshire -5 111 £50,000 +12.36% 8
Merseyside -27 49 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Lancashire -16 42 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Cumbria +3 12 £43,750 -27.08% 5
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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.

1 646 (92.02%) Agile
2 231 (32.91%) Azure
3 229 (32.62%) DevOps
4 219 (31.20%) Finance
5 209 (29.77%) Social Skills
6 196 (27.92%) Software Engineering
7 190 (27.07%) AWS
8 176 (25.07%) Kanban
9 163 (23.22%) Microservices
10 160 (22.79%) CI/CD
11 151 (21.51%) SDLC
12 138 (19.66%) Python
13 133 (18.95%) .NET
14 132 (18.80%) JavaScript
14 132 (18.80%) Microsoft
15 121 (17.24%) Java
15 121 (17.24%) TDD
16 120 (17.09%) Analytics
17 119 (16.95%) JIRA
18 118 (16.81%) Coaching
19 117 (16.67%) Cloud Native
19 117 (16.67%) C#
20 107 (15.24%) Project Management
20 107 (15.24%) Test Automation
20 107 (15.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
21 105 (14.96%) SQL
22 103 (14.67%) Mentoring
23 97 (13.82%) User Stories
24 95 (13.53%) AngularJS
25 92 (13.11%) Problem-Solving

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 70 (9.97%) Confluence
2 11 (1.57%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.57%) CMS
3 10 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (1.14%) Headless CMS
4 8 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 27 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (3.56%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (1.42%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.43%) Maple
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.28%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 231 (32.91%) Azure
2 190 (27.07%) AWS
3 66 (9.40%) GCP
4 42 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (5.70%) Serverless
6 35 (4.99%) GitHub
7 34 (4.84%) Azure DevOps
8 32 (4.56%) PaaS
9 30 (4.27%) SaaS
10 21 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
11 20 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (2.42%) Amplience
13 16 (2.28%) Akamai
13 16 (2.28%) Azure Service Fabric
13 16 (2.28%) CloudFront
13 16 (2.28%) Datadog
14 13 (1.85%) OpenShift
15 12 (1.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 12 (1.71%) Azure Functions
15 12 (1.71%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.85%) Internet
2 11 (1.57%) HTTP
3 5 (0.71%) SSL
3 5 (0.71%) VPN
4 4 (0.57%) ATM
4 4 (0.57%) Skype
4 4 (0.57%) WebEx
5 3 (0.43%) AMQP
5 3 (0.43%) Network Security
5 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 57 (8.12%) NoSQL
4 50 (7.12%) Data Lake
5 28 (3.99%) MySQL
6 25 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (2.85%) Redis
9 19 (2.71%) Big Data
10 13 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.85%) Power BI
14 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.43%) DynamoDB
15 3 (0.43%) LogicBlox
16 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 119 (16.95%) JIRA
2 82 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 75 (10.68%) Jenkins
4 36 (5.13%) GitLab
5 18 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.42%) Selenium
7 16 (2.28%) Spinnaker
7 16 (2.28%) Travis CI
8 14 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.85%) Vagrant
10 9 (1.28%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.28%) Redmine
10 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.14%) Gradle
12 7 (1.00%) JUnit
12 7 (1.00%) SonarQube
General
1 219 (31.20%) Finance
2 209 (29.77%) Social Skills
3 81 (11.54%) Retail
4 63 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (6.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 48 (6.84%) Legal
7 45 (6.41%) Banking
8 38 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
9 34 (4.84%) Automotive
9 34 (4.84%) Social Housing
10 32 (4.56%) Marketing
11 26 (3.70%) Games
12 25 (3.56%) Law
13 24 (3.42%) Public Sector
14 22 (3.13%) Manufacturing
15 15 (2.14%) Publishing
16 11 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
17 10 (1.42%) Military
18 9 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 178 (25.36%) Developer
2 72 (10.26%) Senior Developer
2 72 (10.26%) Software Engineer
3 66 (9.40%) Architect
4 64 (9.12%) Software Developer
5 54 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 52 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 48 (6.84%) Scrum Master
8 47 (6.70%) .NET Developer
9 44 (6.27%) Senior Software Developer
10 42 (5.98%) Product Owner
11 40 (5.70%) Senior Manager
12 38 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
13 35 (4.99%) Principal Architect
13 35 (4.99%) Principal Solutions Architect
13 35 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
14 34 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (4.70%) .NET Software Developer
15 33 (4.70%) Analyst
16 32 (4.56%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (18.95%) .NET
2 95 (13.53%) AngularJS
3 84 (11.97%) HTML
3 84 (11.97%) React
4 68 (9.69%) Node.js
5 65 (9.26%) JSON
6 56 (7.98%) CSS
7 44 (6.27%) RESTful
8 43 (6.13%) .NET Core
9 37 (5.27%) Web Services
10 35 (4.99%) .NET Framework
10 35 (4.99%) REST
11 33 (4.70%) Entity Framework
12 31 (4.42%) jQuery
13 25 (3.56%) Kafka
14 22 (3.13%) HTML5
14 22 (3.13%) Spring
15 18 (2.56%) CSS3
16 17 (2.42%) Dapper ORM
16 17 (2.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 72 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (10.11%) User Experience
4 55 (7.83%) IoT
5 35 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (4.99%) Mobile App
6 31 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
7 28 (3.99%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.71%) Blockchain
9 18 (2.56%) Life Science
10 17 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (2.28%) Mobile Payment
11 16 (2.28%) PlayStation
11 16 (2.28%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.99%) Cyberattack
12 14 (1.99%) Cybercrime
12 14 (1.99%) Social Media
13 12 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.41%) Linux
2 22 (3.13%) Windows
3 9 (1.28%) Android
4 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.28%) Tizen
5 2 (0.28%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (92.02%) Agile
2 229 (32.62%) DevOps
3 196 (27.92%) Software Engineering
4 176 (25.07%) Kanban
5 163 (23.22%) Microservices
6 160 (22.79%) CI/CD
7 151 (21.51%) SDLC
8 121 (17.24%) TDD
9 120 (17.09%) Analytics
10 118 (16.81%) Coaching
11 107 (15.24%) Project Management
11 107 (15.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 107 (15.24%) Test Automation
12 103 (14.67%) Mentoring
13 97 (13.82%) User Stories
14 92 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
15 91 (12.96%) Full Stack Development
16 82 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 82 (11.68%) Waterfall
17 72 (10.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 138 (19.66%) Python
2 132 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 121 (17.24%) Java
4 117 (16.67%) C#
5 105 (14.96%) SQL
6 51 (7.26%) Ruby
7 39 (5.56%) TypeScript
8 33 (4.70%) PowerShell
9 31 (4.42%) Bash
10 29 (4.13%) Go
11 19 (2.71%) Kotlin
12 16 (2.28%) C++
13 13 (1.85%) R
13 13 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.71%) C
14 12 (1.71%) PHP
15 7 (1.00%) ES6
16 3 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.43%) XPath
17 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (8.40%) Degree
2 40 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.42%) DBS Check
7 9 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.43%) PMP
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.14%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.27%) QA
2 15 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.00%) PMO
4 5 (0.71%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.28%) Good Clinical Practice
5 2 (0.28%) GxP
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 90 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 86 (12.25%) Terraform
3 43 (6.13%) Ansible
4 17 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.28%) Consul
5 16 (2.28%) Nagios
5 16 (2.28%) Sysdig
6 5 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.43%) Packer
8 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 132 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.41%) Google
3 33 (4.70%) Oracle
4 27 (3.85%) Hitachi
5 16 (2.28%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.14%) Facebook
7 14 (1.99%) Sony
8 11 (1.57%) Databricks
8 11 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.57%) Splunk
9 10 (1.42%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.14%) Spotify
11 7 (1.00%) SAP
12 6 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.71%) Blue Prism
13 5 (0.71%) Monzo
13 5 (0.71%) Syncsort
14 4 (0.57%) Adobe
14 4 (0.57%) Sun
15 2 (0.28%) Perforce