Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 93 165 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.09% 13.17% 15.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 14.32% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 176 195
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +4.65%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 937 1,152 1,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.59% 91.94% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 639 979 956
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,650 £26,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Somerset

Scrum
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Somerset

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Somerset

Scrum
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Bath -13 45 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Taunton +16 23 £42,029 +20.08% 10
Street - 6 - -
Yeovil -12 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Bridgwater - 5 £40,000 - 1
Frome +3 1 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 77 (82.80%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.31%) Java
3 25 (26.88%) Test Automation
4 23 (24.73%) .NET
5 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
6 21 (22.58%) MVC
6 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 19 (20.43%) C#
8 18 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (18.28%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (16.13%) TDD
10 15 (16.13%) SQL
10 15 (16.13%) Hadoop
10 15 (16.13%) Technical Leadership
11 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
11 13 (13.98%) Kanban
11 13 (13.98%) React
11 13 (13.98%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.90%) Spring
12 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET
12 12 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (12.90%) SDLC
12 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
12 12 (12.90%) BDD
12 12 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
13 11 (11.83%) System Testing
14 10 (10.75%) Finance
14 10 (10.75%) Project Management
14 10 (10.75%) MySQL

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (5.38%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.15%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Drupal
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Extranet
2 1 (1.08%) Broadband
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) GIS
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.53%) Mockito
6 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.30%) PHPUnit
6 4 (4.30%) Selenium
6 4 (4.30%) Subversion
6 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.23%) JIRA
7 3 (3.23%) JUnit
7 3 (3.23%) Maven
7 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.15%) EasyMock
8 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Back Office
4 3 (3.23%) Electronics
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Developer
2 22 (23.66%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.43%) Software Engineer
4 16 (17.20%) Lead Software Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) Java Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Java Scala Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Lead Java Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Lead Software Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
7 9 (9.68%) Scala Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) PHP Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) .NET
2 13 (13.98%) .NET Framework
2 13 (13.98%) React
3 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.90%) Spring
4 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (9.68%) WPF
6 8 (8.60%) Entity Framework
7 6 (6.45%) Laravel
7 6 (6.45%) REST
7 6 (6.45%) Vue.js
8 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.30%) Web Services
10 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (3.23%) CSS
10 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.23%) HTML
11 2 (2.15%) HTML5
11 2 (2.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.38%) EPoS
2 5 (5.38%) iPad
3 3 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (82.80%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) Test Automation
3 21 (22.58%) MVC
3 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 18 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (16.13%) TDD
5 15 (16.13%) Technical Leadership
6 13 (13.98%) Kanban
6 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.90%) BDD
7 12 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (12.90%) SDLC
8 11 (11.83%) System Testing
9 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.75%) Project Management
10 9 (9.68%) Visualisation
11 8 (8.60%) DevOps
12 7 (7.53%) People Management
13 6 (6.45%) Line Management
13 6 (6.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.31%) Java
2 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.43%) C#
4 15 (16.13%) SQL
5 9 (9.68%) Java 8
5 9 (9.68%) Scala
6 8 (8.60%) PHP
7 5 (5.38%) Groovy
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby
8 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) CCNA
2 2 (2.15%) RHCE
2 2 (2.15%) RHCSA
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Ansible
1 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat