Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 36 48 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.39% 8.74% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.92% 9.70% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 38
Median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +60.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £38,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,875 £73,875 £56,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 302 495 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 95.57% 90.16% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 157 357 335
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,400 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,886
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.17% +1.77%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +7 34 £35,750 -40.42% 16
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) Azure
3 25 (69.44%) C#
3 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) .NET
5 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (41.67%) RESTful
7 14 (38.89%) AWS
7 14 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 13 (36.11%) Investment Management
8 13 (36.11%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) BDD
10 7 (19.44%) React
10 7 (19.44%) Selenium
10 7 (19.44%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) Python
11 6 (16.67%) JMeter
11 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 6 (16.67%) Web Development
11 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 6 (16.67%) User Stories
12 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
13 4 (11.11%) TDD
13 4 (11.11%) NUnit
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.11%) Spock

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 (8.33%) Gunicorn
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 27 (75.00%) Azure
2 14 (38.89%) AWS
3 2 (5.56%) GCP
4 1 (2.78%) G Suite
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) JMeter
3 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.11%) Mocha
3 4 (11.11%) NUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Spock
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Django Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) RESTful
3 14 (38.89%) AngularJS
4 7 (19.44%) React
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.33%) COM
6 3 (8.33%) Django
6 3 (8.33%) Flask
6 3 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.78%) Celery
8 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (2.78%) pytest
8 1 (2.78%) TensorFlow
8 1 (2.78%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
8 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (36.11%) Investment Management
4 8 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.67%) User Stories
5 6 (16.67%) Web Development
6 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (8.33%) SOLID
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.33%) Workflow
9 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.78%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.78%) UiPath