Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > North West
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 699 1,312 1,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.91% 10.78% 8.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 11.65% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 516 1,030 908
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.48%

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 9,439 11,261 11,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.24% 92.49% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7,011 9,033 9,418
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -13 501 £50,000 - 27
Cheshire -6 153 £45,125 -5.00% 16
Lancashire -28 30 £47,500 +8.57% 10
Merseyside -30 13 £35,000 -18.60% 5
Cumbria +4 1 - - 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (37.77%) C#
3 250 (35.77%) JavaScript
4 244 (34.91%) .NET
5 195 (27.90%) Kanban
6 183 (26.18%) SQL Server
7 182 (26.04%) HTML
8 176 (25.18%) CSS
8 176 (25.18%) TDD
8 176 (25.18%) Continuous Integration
9 169 (24.18%) Java
10 137 (19.60%) AngularJS
11 135 (19.31%) ASP.NET
12 134 (19.17%) DevOps
13 132 (18.88%) MVC
14 126 (18.03%) Software Engineering
15 125 (17.88%) SQL
16 124 (17.74%) Test Automation
17 123 (17.60%) Finance
18 117 (16.74%) RESTful
19 111 (15.88%) SDLC
20 99 (14.16%) Microsoft
21 97 (13.88%) BDD
22 96 (13.73%) OO
22 96 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
22 96 (13.73%) JIRA
23 90 (12.88%) Web Services
24 88 (12.59%) XML
25 87 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
25 87 (12.45%) Git (software)

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 50 (7.15%) Confluence
2 18 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (2.29%) CMS
4 13 (1.86%) Apache
5 12 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.57%) Drupal
6 11 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.72%) JBoss
8 5 (0.72%) Kentico
8 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.43%) nginx
10 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.29%) WordPress
12 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.29%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.72%) Serverless
5 17 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (2.43%) GitHub
6 11 (1.57%) SaaS
7 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.86%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.72%) PaaS
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.57%) npm
11 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.29%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.58%) Broadband
2 17 (2.43%) Internet
3 8 (1.14%) HTTP
4 7 (1.00%) Calico
5 6 (0.86%) SSL
6 5 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.57%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.43%) Hyperconnected
9 2 (0.29%) ATM
9 2 (0.29%) DNS
9 2 (0.29%) FTP
9 2 (0.29%) SMS
10 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.14%) RS-232
10 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 46 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 45 (6.44%) MongoDB
5 43 (6.15%) MySQL
6 36 (5.15%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.86%) RavenDB
8 20 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.29%) Neo4j
9 16 (2.29%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.00%) Big Data
11 12 (1.72%) CouchDB
11 12 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.72%) Redis
12 11 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 96 (13.73%) JIRA
2 87 (12.45%) Git (software)
3 59 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 57 (8.15%) Selenium
5 43 (6.15%) Visual Studio
6 42 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (5.58%) NUnit
8 34 (4.86%) MSTest
9 24 (3.43%) Cucumber
10 21 (3.00%) gulp
11 16 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (2.15%) JUnit
12 15 (2.15%) Maven
12 15 (2.15%) Vagrant
12 15 (2.15%) WebDriver
13 14 (2.00%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.00%) Grunt
14 13 (1.86%) Katalon Studio
15 11 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 123 (17.60%) Finance
2 37 (5.29%) Retail
3 35 (5.01%) Banking
4 17 (2.43%) Games
5 13 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.72%) Law
7 10 (1.43%) Marketing
8 9 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.00%) Advertising
10 5 (0.72%) Automotive
10 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 294 (42.06%) Developer
2 120 (17.17%) .NET Developer
3 93 (13.30%) C# Developer
4 77 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 72 (10.30%) Analyst
6 68 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 46 (6.58%) Scrum Master
8 46 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 41 (5.87%) C# WPF Developer
9 41 (5.87%) WPF Developer
10 35 (5.01%) Senior Developer
11 32 (4.58%) Java Developer
12 31 (4.43%) C# Software Engineer
12 31 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 31 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
13 28 (4.01%) .NET Software Engineer
13 28 (4.01%) Project Manager
14 26 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
15 25 (3.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (34.91%) .NET
2 182 (26.04%) HTML
3 176 (25.18%) CSS
4 137 (19.60%) AngularJS
5 135 (19.31%) ASP.NET
6 117 (16.74%) RESTful
7 90 (12.88%) Web Services
8 88 (12.59%) XML
9 87 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 77 (11.02%) SOAP
11 71 (10.16%) REST
12 70 (10.01%) jQuery
13 61 (8.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 60 (8.58%) WPF
15 58 (8.30%) Node.js
15 58 (8.30%) React
16 57 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (7.30%) .NET Framework
18 47 (6.72%) WCF
19 44 (6.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.15%) User Experience
3 56 (8.01%) Fintech
4 52 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (4.58%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.57%) BBC
10 11 (1.57%) PMI
11 10 (1.43%) Life Science
11 10 (1.43%) Social Network
11 10 (1.43%) Tandem
12 7 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
13 6 (0.86%) Contactless
14 5 (0.72%) Wiki
15 4 (0.57%) Kindle
15 4 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.44%) Linux
2 20 (2.86%) Android
3 19 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.58%) Windows
5 12 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.43%) CentOS
7 6 (0.86%) Unix
8 4 (0.57%) watchOS
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (27.90%) Kanban
3 176 (25.18%) Continuous Integration
3 176 (25.18%) TDD
4 134 (19.17%) DevOps
5 132 (18.88%) MVC
6 126 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 124 (17.74%) Test Automation
8 111 (15.88%) SDLC
9 97 (13.88%) BDD
10 96 (13.73%) OO
11 75 (10.73%) Mentoring
12 64 (9.16%) Computer Science
13 63 (9.01%) Coaching
13 63 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 62 (8.87%) Dependency Injection
15 61 (8.73%) Microservices
16 57 (8.15%) MVVM
17 51 (7.30%) Project Management
18 50 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 264 (37.77%) C#
2 250 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 169 (24.18%) Java
4 125 (17.88%) SQL
5 72 (10.30%) Python
6 51 (7.30%) Ruby
7 50 (7.15%) C++
8 49 (7.01%) PHP
9 44 (6.29%) T-SQL
10 38 (5.44%) TypeScript
11 30 (4.29%) ES6
12 26 (3.72%) PL/SQL
13 24 (3.43%) Java 8
14 23 (3.29%) Scala
15 18 (2.58%) JSX
16 15 (2.15%) Groovy
17 14 (2.00%) Apple Swift
18 10 (1.43%) Perl
19 9 (1.29%) Bash Shell
19 9 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (10.59%) Degree
2 19 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.29%) ISEB
4 12 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.14%) IIBA
7 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.86%) PMP
9 5 (0.72%) MCSD
10 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.29%) PhD
11 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.14%) APMG
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.87%) QA
2 13 (1.86%) GDPR
3 7 (1.00%) PMO
4 6 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.44%) Docker
2 7 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.72%) etcd
4 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.72%) Ansible
3 9 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.00%) Istio
5 5 (0.72%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (0.72%) Consul
5 5 (0.72%) Terraform
6 4 (0.57%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.43%) Grafana
7 3 (0.43%) Kibana
7 3 (0.43%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.14%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 99 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.43%) Oracle
3 19 (2.72%) Facebook
4 13 (1.86%) WorldPay
5 12 (1.72%) Google
5 12 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.43%) Twitter
7 8 (1.14%) AppDynamics
8 7 (1.00%) New Relic
8 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.00%) Splunk
8 7 (1.00%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.00%) YouTube
9 6 (0.86%) Apple
9 6 (0.86%) CA
9 6 (0.86%) SAP
10 5 (0.72%) CyberArk
10 5 (0.72%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow