Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,808 2,851 2,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.12% 9.86% 8.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 10.88% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,530 2,525 2,333
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £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 22,975 26,200 26,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.46% 90.59% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18,418 21,602 21,448
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in the South East.

Salary trend for Scrum in the South East

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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
Thames Valley -8 740 £55,000 - 109
Berkshire -9 399 £56,250 -2.17% 47
Hampshire -21 326 £47,500 -5.00% 66
Surrey -8 313 £55,000 - 61
Buckinghamshire +6 238 £50,000 +5.26% 36
East Sussex -9 178 £55,000 +6.80% 15
West Sussex -13 150 £50,000 - 25
Oxfordshire -27 103 £61,250 +12.39% 26
Kent -5 90 £50,000 +25.00% 27
Middlesex -8 4 £70,000 -
Sussex +5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1,568 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (36.28%) JavaScript
3 653 (36.12%) C#
4 633 (35.01%) .NET
5 472 (26.11%) TDD
6 452 (25.00%) Java
7 415 (22.95%) SQL
8 393 (21.74%) HTML
9 385 (21.29%) Azure
10 374 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 365 (20.19%) JIRA
12 357 (19.75%) DevOps
13 356 (19.69%) CSS
14 351 (19.41%) Test Automation
15 340 (18.81%) MVC
16 331 (18.31%) Kanban
17 311 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
18 307 (16.98%) AngularJS
19 303 (16.76%) Software Engineering
20 295 (16.32%) ASP.NET
21 290 (16.04%) SQL Server
22 280 (15.49%) Degree
23 272 (15.04%) Microsoft
24 269 (14.88%) React
24 269 (14.88%) BDD
25 262 (14.49%) AWS
26 246 (13.61%) Docker
27 240 (13.27%) Web Services
28 235 (13.00%) Finance
29 234 (12.94%) Microservices

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
1 224 (12.39%) Confluence
2 42 (2.32%) CMS
3 40 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 27 (1.49%) Drupal
4 27 (1.49%) WordPress
5 26 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.33%) IIS
6 24 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.00%) SugarCRM
8 17 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 15 (0.83%) Apache
10 13 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.39%) nginx
13 6 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.33%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.55%) Sketch
5 9 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.44%) Adobe XD
6 8 (0.44%) InVision
7 4 (0.22%) Simulink
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.055%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.055%) InDesign
9 1 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.055%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 38 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.055%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.055%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.055%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 385 (21.29%) Azure
2 262 (14.49%) AWS
3 152 (8.41%) SaaS
4 80 (4.42%) GitHub
5 39 (2.16%) GCP
6 38 (2.10%) Serverless
7 35 (1.94%) npm
7 35 (1.94%) Slack
8 33 (1.83%) PaaS
9 32 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (1.49%) Power Platform
11 22 (1.22%) Amazon S3
11 22 (1.22%) IaaS
12 14 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 8 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 7 (0.39%) Azure Functions
16 7 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.27%) HTTP
2 12 (0.66%) Firewall
2 12 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.55%) DNS
4 5 (0.28%) DMZ
4 5 (0.28%) MPLS
5 4 (0.22%) CTI
5 4 (0.22%) Internet
5 4 (0.22%) Intranet
5 4 (0.22%) IPsec
5 4 (0.22%) SNMP
6 3 (0.17%) GPRS
6 3 (0.17%) LAN
6 3 (0.17%) Skype
7 2 (0.11%) Extranet
7 2 (0.11%) SAN
7 2 (0.11%) SSL
8 1 (0.055%) Network Security
8 1 (0.055%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.055%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 83 (4.59%) MongoDB
4 82 (4.54%) Redis
5 75 (4.15%) MySQL
6 69 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 56 (3.10%) NoSQL
8 52 (2.88%) Big Data
9 39 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (1.44%) Power BI
13 25 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (1.00%) Data Lake
15 18 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
18 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 374 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 365 (20.19%) JIRA
3 196 (10.84%) Selenium
4 187 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 147 (8.13%) Cucumber
6 145 (8.02%) Visual Studio
7 80 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 80 (4.42%) webpack
8 79 (4.37%) NUnit
9 58 (3.21%) Maven
10 54 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 53 (2.93%) SpecFlow
12 48 (2.65%) TeamCity
13 47 (2.60%) StyleCop
14 46 (2.54%) Mocha
15 44 (2.43%) Babel
16 42 (2.32%) Subversion
17 40 (2.21%) SoapUI
18 39 (2.16%) Bitbucket
19 36 (1.99%) WebDriver
General
1 235 (13.00%) Finance
2 129 (7.13%) Retail
3 63 (3.48%) Marketing
4 58 (3.21%) Public Sector
5 43 (2.38%) Back Office
6 29 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.44%) Advertising
8 24 (1.33%) Legal
9 21 (1.16%) Electronics
10 19 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 16 (0.88%) Automotive
11 16 (0.88%) Games
12 15 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.55%) Banking
13 10 (0.55%) Law
13 10 (0.55%) Publishing
14 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.33%) Local Government
15 6 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 820 (45.35%) Developer
2 244 (13.50%) C# Developer
3 221 (12.22%) .NET Developer
4 155 (8.57%) Analyst
5 154 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 148 (8.19%) Senior Developer
7 145 (8.02%) Software Developer
8 134 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 124 (6.86%) Java Developer
10 94 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 93 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 86 (4.76%) Project Manager
13 84 (4.65%) Business Analyst
13 84 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 84 (4.65%) Lead Developer
14 82 (4.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 64 (3.54%) C# Software Developer
15 64 (3.54%) React Developer
15 64 (3.54%) Scrum Master
16 63 (3.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (35.01%) .NET
2 393 (21.74%) HTML
3 356 (19.69%) CSS
4 307 (16.98%) AngularJS
5 295 (16.32%) ASP.NET
6 269 (14.88%) React
7 240 (13.27%) Web Services
8 232 (12.83%) .NET Framework
9 202 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 193 (10.67%) Spring
11 175 (9.68%) jQuery
12 165 (9.13%) WCF
13 147 (8.13%) REST
14 139 (7.69%) Node.js
15 123 (6.80%) RESTful
16 120 (6.64%) .NET Core
16 120 (6.64%) HTML5
17 110 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 105 (5.81%) Entity Framework
19 85 (4.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (6.14%) User Experience
2 80 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 50 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.11%) iPad
10 14 (0.77%) CMDB
11 12 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (0.61%) PMI
13 9 (0.50%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.44%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.39%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.33%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.33%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.28%) Cloud Native
17 5 (0.28%) Mainframe
17 5 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (6.91%) Windows
2 114 (6.31%) Linux
3 29 (1.60%) Android
4 28 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.05%) Unix
6 12 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.28%) CentOS
8 5 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.055%) Debian
10 1 (0.055%) Solaris
10 1 (0.055%) VMS
10 1 (0.055%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.055%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,568 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (26.11%) TDD
3 357 (19.75%) DevOps
4 351 (19.41%) Test Automation
5 340 (18.81%) MVC
6 331 (18.31%) Kanban
7 311 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
8 303 (16.76%) Software Engineering
9 269 (14.88%) BDD
10 234 (12.94%) Microservices
11 202 (11.17%) User Stories
12 195 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
13 185 (10.23%) Mentoring
14 184 (10.18%) SDLC
15 182 (10.07%) Unit Testing
16 171 (9.46%) Computer Science
17 148 (8.19%) Sprint Planning
18 137 (7.58%) Project Management
19 133 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
20 128 (7.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 656 (36.28%) JavaScript
2 653 (36.12%) C#
3 452 (25.00%) Java
4 415 (22.95%) SQL
5 147 (8.13%) Python
6 94 (5.20%) PHP
7 93 (5.14%) PowerShell
8 92 (5.09%) ES6
9 80 (4.42%) C++
10 66 (3.65%) TypeScript
11 55 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 52 (2.88%) ES7
13 49 (2.71%) Java 8
14 35 (1.94%) Ruby
15 34 (1.88%) C
16 30 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.60%) PL/SQL
18 27 (1.49%) VB.NET
19 25 (1.38%) Apex Code
20 23 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 280 (15.49%) Degree
2 85 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 52 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 42 (2.32%) ISEB
6 29 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.83%) PMP
10 12 (0.66%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.17%) APMP
14 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.17%) SAFe Agilist
14 3 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (10.62%) QA
2 24 (1.33%) PMO
3 23 (1.27%) DICOM
3 23 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.61%) GDPR
6 11 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.50%) WAI
8 5 (0.28%) COBIT
9 4 (0.22%) SLA
10 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.17%) P3O
10 3 (0.17%) PSD2
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.055%) GAAP
12 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 246 (13.61%) Docker
2 12 (0.66%) oVirt
2 12 (0.66%) RHEV
3 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.22%) LXC
5 2 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.055%) Firmware
6 1 (0.055%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 109 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 74 (4.09%) Ansible
3 67 (3.71%) Puppet
4 62 (3.43%) Terraform
5 57 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (3.04%) Mesos
7 54 (2.99%) Marathon
8 20 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.44%) MIIS
11 7 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.28%) Salt
12 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.22%) Nagios
14 3 (0.17%) Kibana
15 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.11%) SELinux
15 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
16 1 (0.055%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 272 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 66 (3.65%) Oracle
3 39 (2.16%) Google
4 35 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (1.88%) Sitecore
6 33 (1.83%) SAP
7 25 (1.38%) hybris
8 18 (1.00%) Sage
9 14 (0.77%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.72%) Adobe
10 13 (0.72%) Databricks
11 11 (0.61%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 11 (0.61%) IBM
12 10 (0.55%) ServiceNow
12 10 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.55%) Zend
13 8 (0.44%) CA
13 8 (0.44%) VMware
14 7 (0.39%) Informatica
15 6 (0.33%) Pardot