Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 107 106 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.29% 12.21% 16.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.90% 13.35% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 87 233
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,374 £27,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £63,750 £62,500
South West median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

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 673 794 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 89.85% 91.47% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 582 673 968
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +16 65 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Taunton +8 22 £42,557 +6.39% 2
Bridgwater - 7 £40,000 - 1
Clevedon - 4 £46,250 -
Yeovil -12 2 £43,000 -25.22%
Glastonbury - 2 - -
Street - 2 £62,500 -
Wincanton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 96 (89.72%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (52.34%) C#
3 43 (40.19%) SQL
4 42 (39.25%) Test Automation
5 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
6 35 (32.71%) .NET
6 35 (32.71%) DevOps
7 33 (30.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (30.84%) MVC
8 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET
8 28 (26.17%) CSS
9 26 (24.30%) HTML
9 26 (24.30%) Java
10 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
10 25 (23.36%) SDLC
11 24 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
12 23 (21.50%) Selenium
13 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
14 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (17.76%) BDD
14 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
14 19 (17.76%) Finance
15 18 (16.82%) GIS
16 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
16 17 (15.89%) ISTQB
16 17 (15.89%) WebDriver
17 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
18 15 (14.02%) Subversion
18 15 (14.02%) Visual Studio

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 6 (5.61%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Kentico
3 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.15%) SaaS
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) npm
5 1 (0.93%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Extranet
2 4 (3.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) GIS
3 15 (14.02%) Big Data
4 9 (8.41%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (7.48%) MySQL
5 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.50%) Selenium
3 17 (15.89%) WebDriver
4 15 (14.02%) Subversion
4 15 (14.02%) Visual Studio
5 12 (11.21%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.21%) SpecFlow
6 9 (8.41%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.67%) TestComplete
8 5 (4.67%) TestRail
9 4 (3.74%) JMeter
9 4 (3.74%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.80%) GitLab
10 3 (2.80%) JIRA
10 3 (2.80%) MSTest
10 3 (2.80%) NUnit
11 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 3 (2.80%) Electronics
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.87%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Test Engineer
3 16 (14.95%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Senior Test Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Director
9 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.71%) .NET
2 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET
2 28 (26.17%) CSS
3 26 (24.30%) HTML
4 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
5 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
7 14 (13.08%) Ajax
7 14 (13.08%) jQuery
8 13 (12.15%) Vue.js
9 10 (9.35%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.41%) RESTful
10 9 (8.41%) WCF
11 8 (7.48%) React
11 8 (7.48%) Sass
12 6 (5.61%) Laravel
13 5 (4.67%) .NET Core
13 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.67%) HTML5
13 5 (4.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) EPoS
3 6 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 6 (5.61%) Unix
3 4 (3.74%) Windows
4 3 (2.80%) Android
4 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (89.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.25%) Test Automation
3 35 (32.71%) DevOps
4 33 (30.84%) MVC
5 25 (23.36%) SDLC
6 24 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (17.76%) BDD
7 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.15%) Data Protection
9 13 (12.15%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (11.21%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (10.28%) Kanban
12 10 (9.35%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (8.41%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.48%) Time Management
14 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
14 8 (7.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (52.34%) C#
2 43 (40.19%) SQL
3 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.30%) Java
5 6 (5.61%) PHP
5 6 (5.61%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.74%) Ruby
8 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.80%) Python
9 2 (1.87%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) ISTQB
2 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.48%) ISEB
5 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) Sun Certification
6 3 (2.80%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) Google
3 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Coremetrics
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore