Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 29 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 840 1,756 2,879
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.59% 7.11% 10.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.56% 7.87% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1,607 2,672
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £34,821
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,750 £72,450
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 7,957 22,302 26,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.80% 90.36% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,522 18,065 21,461
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020. 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 -1 219 £55,000 - 47
West Sussex +19 203 £60,000 +20.00% 25
Hampshire +19 168 £50,000 +11.11% 41
Berkshire +1 140 £55,000 -4.35% 27
Surrey +5 131 £65,000 +18.18% 20
Buckinghamshire -2 57 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Sussex -6 56 £55,000 - 10
Kent +5 29 £50,000 - 11
Sussex +6 25 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Oxfordshire +1 22 £57,500 - 7
Home Counties - 2 - -
Middlesex +9 1 £40,000 -42.86% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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.

1 713 (84.88%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (39.17%) C#
3 299 (35.60%) .NET
4 254 (30.24%) JavaScript
5 229 (27.26%) Azure
6 211 (25.12%) DevOps
7 208 (24.76%) HTML
8 204 (24.29%) CSS
9 199 (23.69%) Test Automation
10 180 (21.43%) Microservices
11 175 (20.83%) SQL
12 151 (17.98%) .NET Core
13 150 (17.86%) React
14 148 (17.62%) TDD
14 148 (17.62%) Kanban
15 147 (17.50%) AngularJS
16 141 (16.79%) SQL Server
17 136 (16.19%) Docker
18 125 (14.88%) Software Engineering
19 123 (14.64%) Finance
20 122 (14.52%) Java
21 121 (14.40%) Degree
21 121 (14.40%) JIRA
22 120 (14.29%) AWS
23 110 (13.10%) Git (software)
24 106 (12.62%) ASP.NET
25 100 (11.90%) RESTful
26 95 (11.31%) Windows
26 95 (11.31%) TypeScript
27 94 (11.19%) Kubernetes

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 39 (4.64%) Confluence
2 12 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.95%) Apache
4 8 (0.95%) CMS
4 8 (0.95%) NServiceBus
5 5 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.36%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.24%) Documentum
8 2 (0.24%) IIS
8 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.12%) GemFire
9 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) InVision
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 229 (27.26%) Azure
2 120 (14.29%) AWS
3 71 (8.45%) SaaS
4 31 (3.69%) Serverless
5 23 (2.74%) GitHub
6 20 (2.38%) GCP
7 18 (2.14%) Azure Functions
7 18 (2.14%) IaaS
8 17 (2.02%) PaaS
9 16 (1.90%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.07%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.60%) Logic Apps
12 5 (0.60%) Office 365
13 4 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.48%) Datadog
13 4 (0.48%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.95%) Skype
2 23 (2.74%) HTTP
3 12 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.95%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.71%) Firewall
6 5 (0.60%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.60%) DNS
7 4 (0.48%) VPN
8 3 (0.36%) Internet
8 3 (0.36%) IPv4
8 3 (0.36%) VLAN
9 2 (0.24%) Network Security
10 1 (0.12%) CDMA
10 1 (0.12%) DMZ
10 1 (0.12%) DSL
10 1 (0.12%) GSM
10 1 (0.12%) LTE
10 1 (0.12%) MQTT
10 1 (0.12%) SAN
10 1 (0.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.45%) NoSQL
3 63 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 28 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (1.90%) Big Data
7 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.55%) MySQL
8 13 (1.55%) Power BI
9 12 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.83%) BigQuery
10 7 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.83%) SQLPlus
10 7 (0.83%) Tableau
11 6 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.60%) Cloud Spanner
12 5 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 121 (14.40%) JIRA
2 110 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 52 (6.19%) Selenium
4 32 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 26 (3.10%) SpecFlow
6 19 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.26%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.90%) NUnit
7 16 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.79%) JUnit
9 13 (1.55%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.31%) Cypress.io
10 11 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.07%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.95%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.60%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.60%) Zephyr
General
1 123 (14.64%) Finance
2 52 (6.19%) Public Sector
3 36 (4.29%) Marketing
4 24 (2.86%) Retail
5 21 (2.50%) Electronics
6 20 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.14%) Games
8 15 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.31%) Back Office
10 10 (1.19%) Banking
11 9 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.83%) Legal
13 4 (0.48%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Advertising
15 2 (0.24%) Billing
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
16 1 (0.12%) German Language
16 1 (0.12%) Law
16 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 356 (42.38%) Developer
2 99 (11.79%) .NET Developer
3 85 (10.12%) C# Developer
4 76 (9.05%) Senior Developer
4 76 (9.05%) Software Developer
5 70 (8.33%) Scrum Master
6 62 (7.38%) Software Engineer
7 58 (6.90%) Analyst
8 51 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 42 (5.00%) Scala Developer
10 35 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 35 (4.17%) Product Owner
11 34 (4.05%) Business Analyst
12 33 (3.93%) QA Engineer
13 30 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
14 29 (3.45%) Architect
14 29 (3.45%) Project Manager
15 28 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
15 28 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (35.60%) .NET
2 208 (24.76%) HTML
3 204 (24.29%) CSS
4 151 (17.98%) .NET Core
5 150 (17.86%) React
6 147 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 106 (12.62%) ASP.NET
8 100 (11.90%) RESTful
9 93 (11.07%) .NET Framework
10 77 (9.17%) HTML5
11 61 (7.26%) REST
12 59 (7.02%) JSON
13 55 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 51 (6.07%) Node.js
15 49 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (5.48%) CSS3
17 45 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 41 (4.88%) Spring
19 39 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
19 39 (4.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.60%) User Experience
3 29 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.19%) PMI
8 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.48%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.48%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.36%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.36%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.36%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.24%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.24%) W3C
13 2 (0.24%) Wiki
14 1 (0.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.31%) Windows
2 53 (6.31%) Linux
3 23 (2.74%) Android
4 18 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.83%) Unix
6 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (84.88%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (25.12%) DevOps
3 199 (23.69%) Test Automation
4 180 (21.43%) Microservices
5 148 (17.62%) Kanban
5 148 (17.62%) TDD
6 125 (14.88%) Software Engineering
7 78 (9.29%) MVC
8 77 (9.17%) Mentoring
9 67 (7.98%) Project Management
10 63 (7.50%) Front End Development
11 56 (6.67%) BDD
11 56 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 55 (6.55%) Test Strategy
13 54 (6.43%) Artificial Intelligence
13 54 (6.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 52 (6.19%) SDLC
15 49 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (5.71%) Web Testing
17 45 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 329 (39.17%) C#
2 254 (30.24%) JavaScript
3 175 (20.83%) SQL
4 122 (14.52%) Java
5 95 (11.31%) TypeScript
6 52 (6.19%) C++
7 42 (5.00%) Scala
8 39 (4.64%) Python
8 39 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 28 (3.33%) PHP
10 21 (2.50%) C
11 11 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.19%) XPath
13 8 (0.95%) ES6
13 8 (0.95%) Java 8
13 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.60%) Ruby
15 5 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (14.40%) Degree
2 33 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.69%) ISTQB
4 23 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.50%) ISEB
6 16 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.36%) CISSP
10 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.36%) PhD
10 3 (0.36%) PMP
11 2 (0.24%) APMG
11 2 (0.24%) APMP
11 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (10.36%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.95%) SLA
4 7 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.36%) GDPR
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.36%) NIST
5 3 (0.36%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 136 (16.19%) Docker
2 10 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.48%) vSphere
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 94 (11.19%) Kubernetes
2 38 (4.52%) Terraform
3 19 (2.26%) Ansible
4 8 (0.95%) ZABBIX
5 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.60%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.48%) logstash
7 4 (0.48%) Mesos
7 4 (0.48%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.48%) Puppet
8 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.24%) Kibana
10 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (8.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.21%) VMware
3 18 (2.14%) Google
4 17 (2.02%) SAP
5 13 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.95%) New Relic
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle
8 5 (0.60%) IBM
9 4 (0.48%) Adobe
9 4 (0.48%) Informatica
9 4 (0.48%) Talend
10 3 (0.36%) CA
10 3 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.36%) DoubleClick
10 3 (0.36%) HP
10 3 (0.36%) Percona
10 3 (0.36%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.36%) Telerik
10 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.36%) Zend