Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 33 65 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.93% 15.19% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.78% 16.25% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% -16.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £11,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,750 £48,050
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 376 400 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.38% 93.46% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 265 261 224
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,550 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -17 32 £37,500 +7.14% 8
County Armagh - 1 £45,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
5 13 (39.39%) MVC
6 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 12 (36.36%) C#
6 12 (36.36%) CSS
7 11 (33.33%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (30.30%) jQuery
8 10 (30.30%) Web Development
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
9 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) Kanban
10 8 (24.24%) WCF
10 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle
10 8 (24.24%) Web Services
10 8 (24.24%) User Experience
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) JSON
11 7 (21.21%) Refactoring

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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Django Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Python/Django Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (24.24%) WCF
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) JSON
8 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.15%) Django
8 5 (15.15%) RESTful
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (12.12%) JDBC
9 4 (12.12%) JMS
9 4 (12.12%) Spring
9 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
9 4 (12.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) User Experience
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) Contactless
3 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.09%) Smartcard
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) MVC
3 12 (36.36%) TDD
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Web Development
6 9 (27.27%) Kanban
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) Refactoring
9 6 (18.18%) SOA
9 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
11 4 (12.12%) BDD
11 4 (12.12%) Creative Thinking
11 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
11 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 4 (12.12%) SOLID
12 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) Java 8
8 3 (9.09%) C
9 2 (6.06%) Scala
10 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) HNC
3 2 (6.06%) HND
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) logstash
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Apple
3 3 (9.09%) Samsung
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Nintex
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) VMware