Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 16 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 152 39 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.21% 12.11% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.88% 12.58% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 2 29
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,175 £43,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £29,313 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £34,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +59.12% -42.92% +60.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £39,813 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £42,325 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 728 310 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.81% 96.27% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 414 132 343
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,525 £24,200
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 +12 150 £54,500 +59.12% 6
County Londonderry - 1 £75,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 121 (79.61%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (56.58%) Java
3 77 (50.66%) BDD
4 69 (45.39%) MongoDB
4 69 (45.39%) C#
4 69 (45.39%) .NET
5 64 (42.11%) Python
6 57 (37.50%) TDD
6 57 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 54 (35.53%) SQL
8 52 (34.21%) Spring
9 50 (32.89%) Hibernate
9 50 (32.89%) AngularJS
9 50 (32.89%) Node.js
9 50 (32.89%) Change Control
10 48 (31.58%) Public Sector
10 48 (31.58%) SC Cleared
10 48 (31.58%) Security Cleared
11 43 (28.29%) Degree
11 43 (28.29%) Artificial Intelligence
11 43 (28.29%) Machine Learning
12 35 (23.03%) AWS
12 35 (23.03%) User Stories
13 34 (22.37%) Microservices
13 34 (22.37%) SaaS
14 33 (21.71%) Software Engineering
15 32 (21.05%) Big Data
16 31 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (20.39%) Deep Learning
16 31 (20.39%) Edge Computing

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 14 (9.21%) Confluence
2 13 (8.55%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Figma
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.87%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (9.87%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.66%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.03%) AWS
2 34 (22.37%) SaaS
3 19 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 19 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (12.50%) CloudFront
3 19 (12.50%) Serverless
4 5 (3.29%) Azure
5 1 (0.66%) Google Data Studio
5 1 (0.66%) Kong
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.66%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) DHCP
1 1 (0.66%) DNS
1 1 (0.66%) Firewall
1 1 (0.66%) FTP
1 1 (0.66%) HTTP
1 1 (0.66%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.66%) SMTP
1 1 (0.66%) SSH
1 1 (0.66%) SSL
1 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.66%) Telnet
1 1 (0.66%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (45.39%) MongoDB
2 32 (21.05%) Big Data
3 20 (13.16%) MySQL
4 19 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
4 19 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.89%) Data Mining
6 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.87%) JIRA
3 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.66%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 48 (31.58%) Public Sector
2 31 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (19.74%) Social Skills
4 13 (8.55%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.63%) Finance
7 3 (1.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Developer
2 35 (23.03%) Software Developer
3 25 (16.45%) Senior Developer
3 25 (16.45%) Senior Software Developer
4 23 (15.13%) Software Engineer
5 19 (12.50%) Python Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Analyst
6 13 (8.55%) Data Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.89%) Big Data Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) ERP Analyst
7 12 (7.89%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.24%) Product Owner
9 9 (5.92%) Scrum Master
10 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.29%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.63%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (45.39%) .NET
2 52 (34.21%) Spring
3 50 (32.89%) AngularJS
3 50 (32.89%) Hibernate
3 50 (32.89%) Node.js
4 19 (12.50%) Django
4 19 (12.50%) Flask
4 19 (12.50%) Swagger
4 19 (12.50%) Web Services
5 13 (8.55%) Kafka
6 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.29%) WCF
9 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.97%) React
11 2 (1.32%) HTML
11 2 (1.32%) HTML5
12 1 (0.66%) CSS
12 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Tandem
2 16 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.89%) Smart City
4 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Linux
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
1 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (79.61%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (50.66%) BDD
3 57 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 57 (37.50%) TDD
4 50 (32.89%) Change Control
5 43 (28.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 43 (28.29%) Machine Learning
6 35 (23.03%) User Stories
7 34 (22.37%) Microservices
8 33 (21.71%) Software Engineering
9 31 (20.39%) Computer Vision
9 31 (20.39%) Deep Learning
9 31 (20.39%) Edge Computing
10 28 (18.42%) Computer Science
11 25 (16.45%) Coaching
12 19 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
12 19 (12.50%) Validation
13 15 (9.87%) ERP
13 15 (9.87%) Kanban
13 15 (9.87%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.58%) Java
2 69 (45.39%) C#
3 64 (42.11%) Python
4 54 (35.53%) SQL
5 23 (15.13%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.89%) C
6 12 (7.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Scala
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 48 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 43 (28.29%) Degree
3 12 (7.89%) HNC
3 12 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.89%) HP ALM
1 12 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (11.18%) Oracle
2 12 (7.89%) HP
2 12 (7.89%) JD Edwards
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe
5 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.66%) Google
5 1 (0.66%) Pardot
5 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow