Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,779 2,521 2,883
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.31% 9.50% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 10.36% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,563 2,284 2,721
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 19,369 24,335 28,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.53% 91.74% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,616 19,894 23,470
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -3 610 £52,500 -7.08% 71
Berkshire -2 373 £57,500 +1.77% 35
Surrey +2 371 £55,000 - 44
Hampshire -2 369 £50,000 +11.11% 37
West Sussex +5 223 £50,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire -5 141 £50,000 - 16
East Sussex -14 120 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Oxfordshire -21 96 £51,500 -18.25% 20
Kent -6 55 £51,500 +14.44% 10
Middlesex +1 2 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Sussex -1 2 £75,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,548 (87.02%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (36.76%) .NET
3 649 (36.48%) C#
4 533 (29.96%) JavaScript
5 437 (24.56%) Azure
6 429 (24.11%) SQL
7 423 (23.78%) HTML
8 400 (22.48%) TDD
9 393 (22.09%) CSS
10 361 (20.29%) Test Automation
11 360 (20.24%) Java
12 346 (19.45%) Finance
13 310 (17.43%) SQL Server
14 309 (17.37%) MVC
15 305 (17.14%) Software Engineering
16 304 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
16 304 (17.09%) DevOps
17 301 (16.92%) AngularJS
17 301 (16.92%) Git (software)
18 281 (15.80%) ASP.NET
19 277 (15.57%) Microsoft
20 269 (15.12%) .NET Framework
21 268 (15.06%) Kanban
22 266 (14.95%) JIRA
23 254 (14.28%) QA
24 252 (14.17%) Web Services
25 231 (12.98%) Degree
26 230 (12.93%) AWS
27 224 (12.59%) Docker
28 222 (12.48%) Problem-Solving

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
1 145 (8.15%) Confluence
2 70 (3.93%) Tomcat
3 35 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 30 (1.69%) CMS
5 24 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.24%) IIS
7 21 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 20 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 19 (1.07%) Apache
10 16 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 15 (0.84%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.73%) CICS
13 10 (0.56%) nginx
14 9 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.45%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.39%) JBoss
17 6 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
17 6 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 6 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.90%) Sketch
3 14 (0.79%) Figma
4 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.39%) Adobe XD
6 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.28%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.17%) InDesign
8 3 (0.17%) InVision
8 3 (0.17%) Simulink
9 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.056%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 53 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.056%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.056%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.056%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.056%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 437 (24.56%) Azure
2 230 (12.93%) AWS
3 180 (10.12%) SaaS
4 42 (2.36%) GitHub
5 33 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 21 (1.18%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.07%) PaaS
8 19 (1.07%) Power Platform
9 17 (0.96%) GCP
9 17 (0.96%) npm
10 16 (0.90%) Serverless
11 15 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.79%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.62%) IaaS
14 10 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.56%) Slack
15 9 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.02%) HTTP
2 28 (1.57%) DNS
3 22 (1.24%) Firewall
4 20 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.62%) Internet
5 11 (0.62%) SMS
6 10 (0.56%) BGP
6 10 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (0.56%) Network Security
6 10 (0.56%) OSPF
6 10 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.51%) MPLS
7 9 (0.51%) SNMP
8 8 (0.45%) DHCP
9 7 (0.39%) DMZ
9 7 (0.39%) FTP
10 6 (0.34%) ATM
10 6 (0.34%) SSL
11 3 (0.17%) Skype
12 2 (0.11%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 59 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (3.04%) MySQL
5 45 (2.53%) Big Data
6 43 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 38 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 35 (1.97%) NoSQL
8 35 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.12%) DB2
13 19 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.90%) Power BI
15 16 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 301 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 266 (14.95%) JIRA
3 180 (10.12%) Jenkins
4 173 (9.72%) Visual Studio
5 149 (8.38%) Selenium
6 103 (5.79%) Cucumber
7 77 (4.33%) Maven
8 72 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 69 (3.88%) NUnit
10 66 (3.71%) Subversion
11 59 (3.32%) StyleCop
12 58 (3.26%) JUnit
13 54 (3.04%) SoapUI
14 51 (2.87%) SpecFlow
15 50 (2.81%) JMeter
16 42 (2.36%) gulp
17 40 (2.25%) TeamCity
18 37 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
19 35 (1.97%) WebDriver
20 32 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 346 (19.45%) Finance
2 91 (5.12%) Retail
3 56 (3.15%) Public Sector
4 39 (2.19%) Marketing
5 37 (2.08%) Back Office
6 34 (1.91%) Legal
7 31 (1.74%) Games
7 31 (1.74%) Law
8 25 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.29%) Automotive
10 17 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 16 (0.90%) Banking
12 15 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.62%) Advertising
14 10 (0.56%) Publishing
14 10 (0.56%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.39%) Billing
15 7 (0.39%) Electronics
15 7 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 790 (44.41%) Developer
2 218 (12.25%) .NET Developer
3 214 (12.03%) C# Developer
4 142 (7.98%) Software Engineer
5 139 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 137 (7.70%) Java Developer
7 128 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 127 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 126 (7.08%) Analyst
10 85 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 84 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
12 81 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 80 (4.50%) Scrum Master
14 69 (3.88%) Project Manager
15 68 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
16 64 (3.60%) Business Analyst
17 61 (3.43%) Junior
18 57 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
19 54 (3.04%) Architect
19 54 (3.04%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (36.76%) .NET
2 423 (23.78%) HTML
3 393 (22.09%) CSS
4 301 (16.92%) AngularJS
5 281 (15.80%) ASP.NET
6 269 (15.12%) .NET Framework
7 252 (14.17%) Web Services
8 216 (12.14%) .NET Core
9 188 (10.57%) React
10 186 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 167 (9.39%) jQuery
12 156 (8.77%) HTML5
13 139 (7.81%) REST
14 131 (7.36%) WCF
15 129 (7.25%) RESTful
16 126 (7.08%) Spring
17 120 (6.75%) Entity Framework
18 113 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
19 102 (5.73%) Node.js
20 75 (4.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.63%) User Experience
2 104 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
3 93 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 20 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 18 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 16 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 14 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 12 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
13 12 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.62%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.62%) PMI
15 10 (0.56%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (9.56%) Linux
2 121 (6.80%) Windows
3 30 (1.69%) Unix
4 24 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
5 23 (1.29%) Android
6 20 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 14 (0.79%) CentOS
10 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.39%) Solaris
14 5 (0.28%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.22%) Debian
16 1 (0.056%) AIX
16 1 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,548 (87.02%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (22.48%) TDD
3 361 (20.29%) Test Automation
4 309 (17.37%) MVC
5 305 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 304 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
6 304 (17.09%) DevOps
7 268 (15.06%) Kanban
8 222 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
9 212 (11.92%) Microservices
10 195 (10.96%) BDD
11 188 (10.57%) Unit Testing
12 183 (10.29%) SDLC
13 178 (10.01%) User Stories
14 173 (9.72%) Mentoring
15 139 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 116 (6.52%) Waterfall
17 109 (6.13%) Web Development
18 108 (6.07%) Project Management
19 106 (5.96%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 649 (36.48%) C#
2 533 (29.96%) JavaScript
3 429 (24.11%) SQL
4 360 (20.24%) Java
5 138 (7.76%) C++
6 101 (5.68%) Python
7 82 (4.61%) T-SQL
8 74 (4.16%) PowerShell
9 71 (3.99%) TypeScript
10 68 (3.82%) C
11 53 (2.98%) PHP
12 37 (2.08%) Java 8
13 36 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 35 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.46%) Perl
15 26 (1.46%) Scala
16 23 (1.29%) Ruby
16 23 (1.29%) VB
17 20 (1.12%) Kotlin
18 17 (0.96%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 231 (12.98%) Degree
2 72 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.54%) ISTQB
4 62 (3.49%) ISEB
5 45 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (1.35%) PMP
9 21 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.45%) SANS
11 6 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.28%) CIW
12 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.28%) SAFe Agilist
13 4 (0.22%) CISA
13 4 (0.22%) CISSP
14 3 (0.17%) CISM
14 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (14.28%) QA
2 29 (1.63%) DICOM
3 17 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.79%) NIST
5 13 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (0.62%) PMO
7 8 (0.45%) COBIT
7 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.34%) SLA
9 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.22%) GDPR
10 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.17%) GMP
11 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.17%) WCAG
12 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.11%) WAI
13 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (12.59%) Docker
2 18 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.73%) ACF2
3 13 (0.73%) RACF
4 10 (0.56%) oVirt
4 10 (0.56%) RHEV
5 9 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.51%) vSphere
6 8 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.28%) Postfix
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.056%) HDFS
9 1 (0.056%) LXC
9 1 (0.056%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 113 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.81%) Ansible
3 38 (2.14%) Puppet
4 35 (1.97%) Terraform
5 30 (1.69%) HP ALM
6 26 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.45%) MIIS
8 6 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.28%) SELinux
9 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.22%) Grafana
10 4 (0.22%) SCCM
11 3 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.11%) logstash
12 2 (0.11%) Packer
12 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 277 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 80 (4.50%) Oracle
3 63 (3.54%) IBM
4 47 (2.64%) HP
5 44 (2.47%) Google
6 35 (1.97%) SAP
7 30 (1.69%) CA
8 28 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.52%) Delphix
10 26 (1.46%) Sitecore
11 25 (1.41%) Adobe
12 22 (1.24%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.24%) Xamarin
13 17 (0.96%) VMware
14 16 (0.90%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.79%) Sage
16 11 (0.62%) ServiceNow
17 10 (0.56%) Aruba
17 10 (0.56%) Meraki
17 10 (0.56%) SolarWinds