Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 53 31
Rank change year-on-year +42 -22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 47 23 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.98% 3.79% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.51% 4.20% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 15
Median annual salary £40,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.57% +27.78% +24.14%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 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 348 547 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.13% 90.12% 91.65%
Number of salaries quoted 130 368 246
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £65,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Scrum in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 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
County Antrim +36 47 £40,500 -29.57% 5
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (80.85%) C#
3 37 (78.72%) Azure
4 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
5 27 (57.45%) .NET
6 26 (55.32%) AWS
7 24 (51.06%) Oracle
7 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
8 22 (46.81%) RESTful
9 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
10 16 (34.04%) Investment Management
11 15 (31.91%) Java
12 14 (29.79%) Selenium
13 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
14 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
14 12 (25.53%) User Stories
15 11 (23.40%) JMeter
15 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
16 10 (21.28%) COM
16 10 (21.28%) Line Management
17 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
17 9 (19.15%) Architectural Design
18 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
18 8 (17.02%) Python
18 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
19 7 (14.89%) Open Source
19 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
19 7 (14.89%) BDD
19 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET

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 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (6.38%) Gunicorn
1 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 37 (78.72%) Azure
2 26 (55.32%) AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Azure Stack
3 4 (8.51%) GCP
3 4 (8.51%) Logic Apps
4 3 (6.38%) G Suite
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Selenium
2 11 (23.40%) JMeter
3 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.64%) Mocha
4 5 (10.64%) NUnit
4 5 (10.64%) Spock
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Senior Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Developer
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Django Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Python Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
9 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) RESTful
3 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
4 10 (21.28%) COM
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.77%) HTML
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.51%) Angular 2
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.38%) CSS
9 3 (6.38%) Django
9 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (6.38%) Flask
9 3 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (6.38%) React
9 3 (6.38%) TensorFlow
9 3 (6.38%) Vue.js
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Robotics
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.04%) Investment Management
4 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.53%) User Stories
6 10 (21.28%) Line Management
7 9 (19.15%) Architectural Design
7 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.89%) BDD
9 7 (14.89%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) API Testing
10 6 (12.77%) DevOps
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
10 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 4 (8.51%) Design Sprint
11 4 (8.51%) Kanban
11 4 (8.51%) MVC
11 4 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Kibana
2 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Databricks
4 4 (8.51%) Google
5 3 (6.38%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (6.38%) Blue Prism
5 3 (6.38%) UiPath