Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 48 64 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.02% 13.47% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 14.68% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 12
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,125 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 622 436 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.94% 91.79% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 380 295 323
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
County Antrim -20 48 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 35 (72.92%) Kanban
4 26 (54.17%) Python
5 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
6 24 (50.00%) Fintech
7 23 (47.92%) Unit Testing
8 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
9 20 (41.67%) TDD
9 20 (41.67%) Vue.js
9 20 (41.67%) React
9 20 (41.67%) Front End Development
10 19 (39.58%) .NET
11 18 (37.50%) C#
12 16 (33.33%) HTML
12 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
12 16 (33.33%) MVC
12 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (31.25%) BDD
13 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (31.25%) CSS
13 15 (31.25%) jQuery
14 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
14 13 (27.08%) WCF
14 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
15 12 (25.00%) SQL
15 12 (25.00%) TypeScript
15 12 (25.00%) webpack
15 12 (25.00%) Redux
16 11 (22.92%) RESTful

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Apple Pay
3 1 (2.08%) Google Pay
3 1 (2.08%) Samsung Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) webpack
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Appium
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.33%) TestNG
3 4 (8.33%) WATIR
3 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (22.92%) JavaScript Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) React Developer
6 10 (20.83%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
6 10 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Python Developer
7 9 (18.75%) Django Developer
7 9 (18.75%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Analyst
8 6 (12.50%) Tester
9 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
2 20 (41.67%) React
2 20 (41.67%) Vue.js
3 19 (39.58%) .NET
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (33.33%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) jQuery
6 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
6 13 (27.08%) WCF
7 12 (25.00%) Redux
8 11 (22.92%) RESTful
8 11 (22.92%) XML
9 10 (20.83%) Django
9 10 (20.83%) XSL
10 8 (16.67%) Flask
10 8 (16.67%) Swagger
11 3 (6.25%) Angular 2
11 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Fintech
2 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (2.08%) Contactless
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (72.92%) Kanban
3 23 (47.92%) Unit Testing
4 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 20 (41.67%) Front End Development
5 20 (41.67%) TDD
6 16 (33.33%) MVC
7 15 (31.25%) BDD
7 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (22.92%) Refactoring
9 8 (16.67%) API Design
9 8 (16.67%) Microservices
10 5 (10.42%) Web Development
11 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.33%) SDET
11 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 3 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) Python
3 18 (37.50%) C#
4 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Apple
2 1 (2.08%) Samsung