Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,081 1,790 2,545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.33% 7.98% 9.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.19% 8.82% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 1,599 2,391
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +9.95%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £34,802
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,608 20,289 24,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.57% 90.43% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,380 16,567 20,254
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the South East

Scrum
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the South East.

Salary trend for Scrum in the South East

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the South East over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the South East

Scrum
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. 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
Thames Valley -12 279 £55,000 +4.76% 81
West Sussex +11 241 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Hampshire +13 228 £52,500 +10.53% 43
Berkshire -3 197 £55,000 -8.33% 48
Surrey -8 161 £62,500 +13.64% 35
East Sussex +6 84 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Buckinghamshire -8 59 £46,250 -7.50% 16
Sussex +6 46 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Kent +5 32 £50,000 -2.91% 23
Oxfordshire -10 23 £60,000 +14.29% 17
Home Counties - 2 £87,500 -
Middlesex -1 1 £40,000 -42.86% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 935 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (37.28%) C#
3 358 (33.12%) .NET
4 357 (33.02%) JavaScript
5 315 (29.14%) CSS
6 305 (28.21%) Azure
7 293 (27.10%) HTML
8 246 (22.76%) Test Automation
9 244 (22.57%) DevOps
10 233 (21.55%) SQL
11 205 (18.96%) TDD
12 198 (18.32%) Java
13 192 (17.76%) SQL Server
14 189 (17.48%) Microservices
15 186 (17.21%) AngularJS
16 182 (16.84%) .NET Core
17 171 (15.82%) React
17 171 (15.82%) Git (software)
18 170 (15.73%) Windows
19 165 (15.26%) Finance
20 161 (14.89%) Docker
21 160 (14.80%) JIRA
22 152 (14.06%) Kanban
23 147 (13.60%) User Experience
24 142 (13.14%) QA
24 142 (13.14%) Software Engineering
25 137 (12.67%) Degree
26 136 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
27 135 (12.49%) AWS
28 125 (11.56%) HTML5

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 58 (5.37%) Confluence
2 13 (1.20%) NServiceBus
3 12 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 9 (0.83%) CMS
5 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.65%) Apache
6 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.65%) JBoss
6 7 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.37%) nginx
9 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.28%) Tornado
9 3 (0.28%) WordPress
10 2 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) InVision
4 2 (0.19%) Sketch
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.093%) Figma
5 1 (0.093%) Marvel
5 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 305 (28.21%) Azure
2 135 (12.49%) AWS
3 120 (11.10%) SaaS
4 43 (3.98%) PaaS
5 35 (3.24%) GitHub
6 34 (3.15%) Serverless
7 31 (2.87%) IaaS
8 24 (2.22%) GCP
9 19 (1.76%) Azure Functions
10 17 (1.57%) Power Platform
11 15 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (1.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 12 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (1.11%) Google App Engine
13 12 (1.11%) OpenShift
13 12 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 8 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.74%) Firebase
14 8 (0.74%) Microsoft 365
15 6 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.70%) Skype
2 24 (2.22%) Firewall
3 21 (1.94%) HTTP
4 15 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.11%) DMZ
5 12 (1.11%) LAN
5 12 (1.11%) WAN
6 9 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (0.83%) NetScaler
7 8 (0.74%) DNS
7 8 (0.74%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.28%) IPv4
8 3 (0.28%) VLAN
8 3 (0.28%) VPN
9 2 (0.19%) Network Security
10 1 (0.093%) DSL
10 1 (0.093%) LTE
10 1 (0.093%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.093%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.29%) MongoDB
3 63 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 42 (3.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 40 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.31%) MySQL
7 24 (2.22%) SQLPlus
8 22 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.94%) Big Data
10 16 (1.48%) Power BI
11 13 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
11 13 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.93%) Tableau
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.56%) BigQuery
17 5 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
18 4 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 171 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 160 (14.80%) JIRA
3 76 (7.03%) Selenium
4 51 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 44 (4.07%) TeamCity
6 35 (3.24%) SpecFlow
7 32 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 29 (2.68%) Cucumber
9 28 (2.59%) NUnit
10 26 (2.41%) JUnit
11 24 (2.22%) Bitbucket
11 24 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (1.94%) Maven
14 18 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (1.67%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.48%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.30%) Appium
16 14 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (1.30%) Gradle
General
1 165 (15.26%) Finance
2 58 (5.37%) Public Sector
3 51 (4.72%) Marketing
4 31 (2.87%) Games
5 30 (2.78%) Retail
6 23 (2.13%) Electronics
6 23 (2.13%) Law
7 21 (1.94%) Banking
7 21 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.20%) Billing
10 11 (1.02%) Back Office
11 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.28%) Advertising
13 3 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Military
13 3 (0.28%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 507 (46.90%) Developer
2 184 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 145 (13.41%) C# Developer
4 117 (10.82%) Software Developer
5 113 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 103 (9.53%) Senior Developer
7 79 (7.31%) Analyst
8 71 (6.57%) C# Software Developer
9 68 (6.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 63 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 59 (5.46%) Software Engineer
12 56 (5.18%) Lead Developer
13 54 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
14 51 (4.72%) Product Owner
15 46 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
16 45 (4.16%) QA Engineer
17 43 (3.98%) Java Developer
18 41 (3.79%) Project Manager
19 40 (3.70%) Business Analyst
19 40 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (33.12%) .NET
2 315 (29.14%) CSS
3 293 (27.10%) HTML
4 186 (17.21%) AngularJS
5 182 (16.84%) .NET Core
6 171 (15.82%) React
7 125 (11.56%) HTML5
8 118 (10.92%) RESTful
9 117 (10.82%) ASP.NET
10 114 (10.55%) .NET Framework
11 84 (7.77%) REST
12 72 (6.66%) JSON
12 72 (6.66%) Node.js
13 67 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 66 (6.11%) Vue.js
15 65 (6.01%) Entity Framework
16 63 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 62 (5.74%) CSS3
18 61 (5.64%) Web Services
19 53 (4.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 147 (13.60%) User Experience
2 136 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.11%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.02%) Private Cloud
9 10 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.83%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.28%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.28%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.28%) iPad
13 3 (0.28%) Life Science
13 3 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.28%) Xbox
14 2 (0.19%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (15.73%) Windows
2 72 (6.66%) Linux
3 28 (2.59%) Android
3 28 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.11%) Unix
5 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.19%) VMS
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.093%) CentOS
8 1 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (22.76%) Test Automation
3 244 (22.57%) DevOps
4 205 (18.96%) TDD
5 189 (17.48%) Microservices
6 152 (14.06%) Kanban
7 142 (13.14%) Software Engineering
8 109 (10.08%) MVC
9 101 (9.34%) Front End Development
9 101 (9.34%) Mentoring
10 99 (9.16%) BDD
11 89 (8.23%) Analytical Thinking
12 85 (7.86%) SDLC
13 79 (7.31%) User Stories
14 72 (6.66%) Business Analysis
14 72 (6.66%) Waterfall
15 71 (6.57%) Project Management
16 70 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (6.29%) Unit Testing
18 66 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 403 (37.28%) C#
2 357 (33.02%) JavaScript
3 233 (21.55%) SQL
4 198 (18.32%) Java
5 114 (10.55%) TypeScript
6 58 (5.37%) T-SQL
7 54 (5.00%) C++
8 50 (4.63%) Python
9 46 (4.26%) Scala
10 38 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 30 (2.78%) PHP
12 19 (1.76%) C
12 19 (1.76%) ES6
13 17 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.02%) XPath
15 8 (0.74%) Java 8
16 7 (0.65%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.56%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.46%) Ruby
18 5 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (12.67%) Degree
2 30 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.31%) ISTQB
4 21 (1.94%) ISEB
5 20 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.56%) CSPO
9 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.56%) PMP
10 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.19%) APMG
11 2 (0.19%) APMP
11 2 (0.19%) IIBA
11 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.093%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (13.14%) QA
2 9 (0.83%) PMBOK
3 8 (0.74%) PMO
4 7 (0.65%) SLA
5 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.19%) GDPR
6 2 (0.19%) NIST
6 2 (0.19%) WCAG
7 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (14.89%) Docker
2 20 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.093%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 115 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 54 (5.00%) Terraform
3 42 (3.89%) Ansible
4 9 (0.83%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.46%) Puppet
7 4 (0.37%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.19%) Kibana
9 2 (0.19%) vRealize
10 1 (0.093%) Grafana
10 1 (0.093%) Packer
10 1 (0.093%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 99 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 32 (2.96%) Google
3 25 (2.31%) VMware
4 24 (2.22%) Oracle
5 23 (2.13%) SAP
6 21 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.93%) Adobe
8 9 (0.83%) Aruba
8 9 (0.83%) Cisco
8 9 (0.83%) Fortinet
8 9 (0.83%) IronPort
8 9 (0.83%) Palo Alto
8 9 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 9 (0.83%) Xceptor
9 8 (0.74%) New Relic
10 5 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.46%) Telerik
11 4 (0.37%) Informatica
11 4 (0.37%) Mercator
11 4 (0.37%) Talend