Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 37 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 3 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.20% 2.68% 12.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 3.28% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 25
Preston median annual salary - £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -42.86%
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -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 Preston with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 226 183 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 90.04% 81.70% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 180 173 158
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,771 £22,375
90th Percentile £50,125 £53,750 £51,250
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Preston

Scrum
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Preston.

Salary trend for Scrum in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft