Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 29 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 29 36 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.08% 6.45% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 7.13% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 33
10th Percentile " £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £56,250 £67,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £80,250 £60,000
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 349 505 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.21% 90.50% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 222 327 439
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,200
25th Percentile £32,125 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £61,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +3 27 £45,000 -11.76% 17
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Degree
3 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
5 14 (48.28%) AngularJS
6 13 (44.83%) User Stories
6 13 (44.83%) Node.js
6 13 (44.83%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
8 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 9 (31.03%) C#
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
9 8 (27.59%) QA
9 8 (27.59%) TypeScript
9 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (24.14%) React
10 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.69%) C++
11 6 (20.69%) HNC
11 6 (20.69%) HND
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.69%) Web Development
11 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (20.69%) CouchDB
11 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) AWS
1 4 (13.79%) npm
2 3 (10.34%) Azure
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
2 6 (20.69%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Grunt
2 4 (13.79%) gulp
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) webpack
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Web Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Web Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior PMO
5 2 (6.90%) Senior PMO Manager
6 1 (3.45%) ERP Support
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) AngularJS
2 13 (44.83%) Node.js
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (24.14%) React
5 6 (20.69%) Material Design
5 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (13.79%) Ajax
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) Spring
8 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.90%) CGI
8 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) React Native
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (17.24%) Smart City
3 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
3 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
4 13 (44.83%) User Stories
5 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
6 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
9 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) TypeScript
4 6 (20.69%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) C
5 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (20.69%) HNC
3 6 (20.69%) HND
4 4 (13.79%) PhD
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) MISRA
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.90%) PMO
4 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase