Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 113 191 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.26% 14.45% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 15.59% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 92 214 119
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £29,076 £28,825 £31,208
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £72,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 775 1,225 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.96% 92.66% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 655 969 1,064
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 -1 45 £50,000 +6.38% 11
Yeovil +6 24 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Taunton -7 12 £42,029 +12.08% 11
Wells - 10 £48,750 -
Portishead - 7 £27,000 -
Street - 3 - -
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 107 (94.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Java
3 42 (37.17%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.20%) TDD
5 30 (26.55%) Kanban
6 28 (24.78%) .NET
7 27 (23.89%) MVC
8 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (20.35%) C#
10 22 (19.47%) Visualisation
10 22 (19.47%) SDLC
11 20 (17.70%) Mentoring
12 17 (15.04%) RESTful
12 17 (15.04%) Degree
12 17 (15.04%) Mathematics
12 17 (15.04%) Computer Science
13 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
13 16 (14.16%) Finance
13 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
14 14 (12.39%) Spring
14 14 (12.39%) HTML
14 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.39%) Web Services
14 14 (12.39%) OO
14 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
14 14 (12.39%) BDD
15 13 (11.50%) CSS
15 13 (11.50%) SQL
15 13 (11.50%) React
16 12 (10.62%) Greenfield Project

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 8 (7.08%) CMS
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.19%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Broadband
1 1 (0.88%) Firewall
1 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) Big Data
2 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Mockito
2 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.65%) NCrunch
3 3 (2.65%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.65%) Subversion
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.77%) Gradle
4 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.77%) JIRA
4 2 (1.77%) JUnit
4 2 (1.77%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.88%) jMock
5 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Retail
3 7 (6.19%) Games
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (47.79%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) Java Developer
3 25 (22.12%) Software Developer
4 19 (16.81%) Analyst
5 14 (12.39%) Lead Developer
6 13 (11.50%) Graduate
6 13 (11.50%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Business Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Java Scala Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Lead Software Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Scala Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Consultant
10 7 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Graduate Software Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) .NET
2 17 (15.04%) RESTful
3 14 (12.39%) HTML
3 14 (12.39%) Spring
3 14 (12.39%) Web Services
4 13 (11.50%) CSS
4 13 (11.50%) React
5 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.85%) jQuery
7 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (7.96%) SOAP
8 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.19%) Ajax
8 7 (6.19%) JSP
8 7 (6.19%) Redux
8 7 (6.19%) XML
9 6 (5.31%) WPF
10 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.65%) iPad
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) Fintech
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (94.69%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.20%) TDD
3 30 (26.55%) Kanban
4 27 (23.89%) MVC
5 22 (19.47%) SDLC
5 22 (19.47%) Visualisation
6 20 (17.70%) Mentoring
7 17 (15.04%) Mathematics
8 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
9 14 (12.39%) BDD
9 14 (12.39%) OO
9 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.62%) User Stories
11 10 (8.85%) Human Factors
11 10 (8.85%) Line Management
11 10 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.85%) Web Development
12 9 (7.96%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.94%) Java
2 42 (37.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.35%) C#
4 13 (11.50%) SQL
5 12 (10.62%) Scala
6 11 (9.73%) C++
7 7 (6.19%) Java 8
8 4 (3.54%) Groovy
9 2 (1.77%) C
9 2 (1.77%) PHP
9 2 (1.77%) Python
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) PhD
3 3 (2.65%) ISEB
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) CBAP
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) RHCE
5 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Ansible
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) ATG
2 5 (4.42%) SAP
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat