Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +33
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 18 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.42% 5.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 5.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 368 436 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.42% 92.77% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 279 364 145
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £24,200 £21,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Scrum in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
County Antrim -1 18 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (22.22%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) HNC
6 3 (16.67%) Node.js
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Scrum Master
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) C Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Velocity
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Contactless
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Smartcard
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Kanban
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) C
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) HNC
3 2 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) BT
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Samsung
3 1 (5.56%) HP