Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 28 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 42 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.73% 8.23% 16.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 9.21% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 16
Northern Ireland median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £43,750 £26,250 £11,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 487 369 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.69% 89.35% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 331 274 271
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 42 £60,000 +60.00% 11
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 22 (52.38%) Kanban
5 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 19 (45.24%) C#
6 19 (45.24%) Python
6 19 (45.24%) Fintech
7 18 (42.86%) .NET
8 17 (40.48%) TDD
8 17 (40.48%) RESTful
9 16 (38.10%) HTML
9 16 (38.10%) React
10 15 (35.71%) DevOps
10 15 (35.71%) Redux
10 15 (35.71%) CSS
11 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 14 (33.33%) Web Services
11 14 (33.33%) MVC
11 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
11 14 (33.33%) TypeScript
11 14 (33.33%) webpack
12 13 (30.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (30.95%) jQuery
12 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (30.95%) Azure
12 13 (30.95%) AWS
13 11 (26.19%) Entity Framework
13 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing

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 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) nginx
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) AWS
1 13 (30.95%) Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Azure Functions
2 2 (4.76%) Serverless
3 1 (2.38%) GCP
3 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.05%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.29%) GIS
4 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.90%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.38%) Power BI
7 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) webpack
2 10 (23.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (23.81%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) JSUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Telerik Test Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.43%) React Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Python Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Analytics Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Lead
10 1 (2.38%) Azure Developer
10 1 (2.38%) C# Web Application Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Data Analytics Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.38%) HTML CSS Developer
10 1 (2.38%) JavaScript Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) RESTful
3 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) React
4 15 (35.71%) CSS
4 15 (35.71%) Redux
5 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (33.33%) Web Services
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (30.95%) jQuery
6 13 (30.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
7 11 (26.19%) Entity Framework
8 7 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (16.67%) Swagger
9 6 (14.29%) Angular 2
9 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
10 5 (11.90%) Django
10 5 (11.90%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 22 (52.38%) Kanban
4 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 19 (45.24%) Fintech
6 17 (40.48%) TDD
7 15 (35.71%) DevOps
8 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 14 (33.33%) MVC
9 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (23.81%) CQRS
10 10 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (23.81%) System Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (14.29%) Microservices
12 5 (11.90%) API Design
12 5 (11.90%) BDD
13 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (45.24%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) Python
3 14 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Telerik