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

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 26 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 69 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.50% 5.96% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.05% 6.71% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £33,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.87% -25.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11,250 £30,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £61,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 430 328 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.34% 88.89% 86.41%
Number of salaries quoted 283 263 140
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,950 £26,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +5.56%

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 January 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 January 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 +9 69 £42,500 +26.87% 6
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 67 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (73.91%) Oracle
2 51 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 50 (72.46%) Legal
4 40 (57.97%) SDLC
5 36 (52.17%) Kanban
6 25 (36.23%) Workflow
6 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
7 24 (34.78%) Customer-Centricity
8 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
8 22 (31.88%) Relational Database
9 21 (30.43%) .NET
9 21 (30.43%) Project Management
10 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Project
10 20 (28.99%) Degree
11 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (27.54%) Finance
11 19 (27.54%) DevOps
11 19 (27.54%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (26.09%) Traceability Matrix
12 18 (26.09%) Dashboard Development
12 18 (26.09%) Ticket Management
12 18 (26.09%) Node.js
12 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
12 18 (26.09%) Process Management
12 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Office

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 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 12 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (7.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (26.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.39%) iPaaS
2 12 (17.39%) PaaS
2 12 (17.39%) SaaS
3 6 (8.70%) npm
4 4 (5.80%) GitHub
4 4 (5.80%) Slack
5 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.70%) Ingres
4 6 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.39%) Bitbucket
2 12 (17.39%) GitLab
3 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.14%) JUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Mockito
3 7 (10.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 6 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (8.70%) Protractor
4 6 (8.70%) Subversion
5 5 (7.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
General
1 50 (72.46%) Legal
2 19 (27.54%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Scrum Master
3 12 (17.39%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) QA Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
2 21 (30.43%) .NET
3 18 (26.09%) HTML
3 18 (26.09%) Node.js
4 14 (20.29%) RESTful
5 13 (18.84%) CSS
6 8 (11.59%) SOAP
7 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
7 7 (10.14%) Angular 2
7 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.14%) Backbone.js
7 7 (10.14%) Classic ASP
7 7 (10.14%) Entity Framework
7 7 (10.14%) jQuery
7 7 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (10.14%) Web Services
8 6 (8.70%) LESS
8 6 (8.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
2 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 12 (17.39%) User Experience
4 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Android
1 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) SDLC
3 36 (52.17%) Kanban
4 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (36.23%) Workflow
5 24 (34.78%) Customer-Centricity
6 21 (30.43%) Project Management
7 19 (27.54%) DevOps
8 18 (26.09%) Business Analysis
8 18 (26.09%) Dashboard Development
8 18 (26.09%) Process Management
8 18 (26.09%) Ticket Management
8 18 (26.09%) Traceability Matrix
8 18 (26.09%) Workflow Management
9 15 (21.74%) TDD
10 14 (20.29%) UML
11 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
12 12 (17.39%) Data Migration
12 12 (17.39%) Open Source
12 12 (17.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 13 (18.84%) Python
4 12 (17.39%) PHP
4 12 (17.39%) Ruby
5 11 (15.94%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
6 7 (10.14%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
8 5 (7.25%) C
9 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
2 19 (27.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.94%) PMI Certification
3 11 (15.94%) PMP
4 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.45%) CEH
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
6 1 (1.45%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.45%) GIAC
6 1 (1.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes
1 12 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 51 (73.91%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.90%) BT
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco