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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.47% 10.10% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 11.11% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,625 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 149 90 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 91.98% 90.91% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 508 376 494
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 June 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) B2C
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Redis
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Coach
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) B2C
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft