Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 39 45 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.23% 8.26% 8.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 9.18% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 37 29
Median annual salary £34,250 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.92% +60.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,175 £39,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,325 £72,600 £55,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 307 490 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.24% 89.91% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 336 282
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.89%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £24,775
90th Percentile £66,000 £72,500 £65,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +11 39 £34,250 -42.92% 8
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (84.62%) Azure
3 32 (82.05%) C#
4 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 25 (64.10%) .NET
6 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
7 20 (51.28%) AngularJS
8 19 (48.72%) AWS
8 19 (48.72%) RESTful
9 18 (46.15%) Investment Management
10 17 (43.59%) Oracle
11 10 (25.64%) Java
12 9 (23.08%) BDD
12 9 (23.08%) React
13 8 (20.51%) Python
13 8 (20.51%) Selenium
14 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
14 7 (17.95%) COM
14 7 (17.95%) JMeter
14 7 (17.95%) User Stories
14 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
14 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
15 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
15 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 6 (15.38%) TDD
15 6 (15.38%) Web Development
16 5 (12.82%) NUnit

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (7.69%) Gunicorn
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 33 (84.62%) Azure
2 19 (48.72%) AWS
3 4 (10.26%) GCP
4 3 (7.69%) G Suite
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) JMeter
3 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.82%) Mocha
3 5 (12.82%) NUnit
3 5 (12.82%) Spock
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Senior Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Software Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Azure Developer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Django Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Python Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) AngularJS
3 19 (48.72%) RESTful
4 9 (23.08%) React
5 7 (17.95%) COM
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.69%) Django
7 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (7.69%) Flask
7 3 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (7.69%) TensorFlow
7 3 (7.69%) Vue.js
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
8 1 (2.56%) Celery
8 1 (2.56%) pytest
8 1 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 18 (46.15%) Investment Management
4 9 (23.08%) BDD
5 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.95%) User Stories
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 3 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
9 3 (7.69%) MVC
9 3 (7.69%) Open Source
9 3 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
9 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Google Apps Script
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) C
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Automation Anywhere
4 3 (7.69%) Blue Prism
4 3 (7.69%) UiPath