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

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,764 2,612 2,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.59% 9.76% 8.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 10.64% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,521 2,300 2,522
South East median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,550 £66,250
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 20,962 24,538 28,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.20% 91.67% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16,884 20,069 23,125
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 January 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 January 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 -4 659 £55,000 -2.65% 123
Berkshire -9 376 £60,000 +4.35% 71
Hampshire -15 336 £45,000 -5.26% 67
Surrey -2 335 £55,000 - 87
West Sussex -4 198 £50,000 - 33
Buckinghamshire 0 192 £50,000 +1.01% 26
East Sussex -14 146 £55,000 - 14
Oxfordshire -16 91 £60,000 +4.35% 26
Kent -7 69 £51,500 +21.18% 21
Middlesex -1 5 £70,000 -
Sussex +5 3 £75,000 - 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,514 (85.83%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (38.72%) C#
3 671 (38.04%) .NET
4 602 (34.13%) JavaScript
5 467 (26.47%) TDD
6 437 (24.77%) Java
7 422 (23.92%) HTML
8 418 (23.70%) Azure
9 415 (23.53%) SQL
10 375 (21.26%) Test Automation
11 373 (21.15%) CSS
12 349 (19.78%) JIRA
12 349 (19.78%) DevOps
13 339 (19.22%) Git (software)
14 335 (18.99%) Software Engineering
15 327 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
16 324 (18.37%) MVC
17 306 (17.35%) SQL Server
18 293 (16.61%) AngularJS
19 292 (16.55%) ASP.NET
20 291 (16.50%) Web Services
21 288 (16.33%) Finance
22 270 (15.31%) Kanban
23 263 (14.91%) Microsoft
24 258 (14.63%) .NET Framework
25 255 (14.46%) BDD
26 254 (14.40%) QA
27 251 (14.23%) Docker
28 248 (14.06%) Degree
29 235 (13.32%) AWS

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
1 211 (11.96%) Confluence
2 69 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 49 (2.78%) CMS
4 37 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.30%) WordPress
7 22 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.19%) Drupal
9 20 (1.13%) IIS
10 18 (1.02%) SugarCRM
10 18 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.91%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.79%) Apache
13 13 (0.74%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.68%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.57%) CICS
16 9 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.45%) nginx
17 8 (0.45%) SharePoint
18 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (0.74%) Sketch
3 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.34%) Adobe XD
8 6 (0.34%) Figma
8 6 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.23%) InVision
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.11%) UXPin
12 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 61 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.057%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.057%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.057%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.057%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.057%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 418 (23.70%) Azure
2 235 (13.32%) AWS
3 165 (9.35%) SaaS
4 63 (3.57%) GitHub
5 37 (2.10%) Slack
6 35 (1.98%) GCP
7 26 (1.47%) PaaS
8 25 (1.42%) Power Platform
9 23 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.19%) npm
11 17 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.79%) IaaS
13 11 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.51%) Serverless
15 8 (0.45%) Office 365
16 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
17 6 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 6 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.53%) HTTP
2 24 (1.36%) DNS
3 20 (1.13%) Firewall
4 10 (0.57%) MPLS
4 10 (0.57%) SNMP
5 8 (0.45%) DHCP
5 8 (0.45%) DMZ
5 8 (0.45%) Internet
5 8 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.40%) SMS
7 6 (0.34%) BGP
7 6 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.34%) Network Security
7 6 (0.34%) OSPF
7 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.28%) FTP
9 4 (0.23%) ATM
9 4 (0.23%) Skype
10 3 (0.17%) LAN
11 2 (0.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.59%) Relational Database
3 69 (3.91%) MySQL
4 66 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (2.72%) Big Data
6 46 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 46 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
9 34 (1.93%) Redis
10 31 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (1.47%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (1.25%) Power BI
13 22 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 349 (19.78%) JIRA
2 339 (19.22%) Git (software)
3 191 (10.83%) Jenkins
4 169 (9.58%) Selenium
4 169 (9.58%) Visual Studio
5 144 (8.16%) Cucumber
6 83 (4.71%) NUnit
7 82 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 77 (4.37%) Maven
9 71 (4.02%) StyleCop
10 66 (3.74%) Subversion
11 58 (3.29%) SoapUI
11 58 (3.29%) Visual Studio Team System
12 53 (3.00%) SpecFlow
13 40 (2.27%) JUnit
14 37 (2.10%) TeamCity
15 36 (2.04%) JMeter
15 36 (2.04%) Postman
16 35 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 35 (1.98%) Mocha
General
1 288 (16.33%) Finance
2 96 (5.44%) Retail
3 71 (4.02%) Public Sector
4 52 (2.95%) Back Office
5 42 (2.38%) Marketing
6 39 (2.21%) Legal
7 30 (1.70%) Law
8 21 (1.19%) Games
9 20 (1.13%) Automotive
10 14 (0.79%) Advertising
11 13 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.51%) Telecoms
15 8 (0.45%) Billing
16 7 (0.40%) Banking
16 7 (0.40%) Electronics
16 7 (0.40%) Publishing
17 5 (0.28%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 811 (45.98%) Developer
2 237 (13.44%) C# Developer
3 215 (12.19%) .NET Developer
4 150 (8.50%) Software Engineer
5 142 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 137 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 132 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 126 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 122 (6.92%) Analyst
10 94 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 93 (5.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 86 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 74 (4.20%) Lead Developer
14 63 (3.57%) Test Engineer
15 59 (3.34%) Project Manager
16 56 (3.17%) Junior
17 54 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 53 (3.00%) C# Software Developer
18 53 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
19 52 (2.95%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (38.04%) .NET
2 422 (23.92%) HTML
3 373 (21.15%) CSS
4 293 (16.61%) AngularJS
5 292 (16.55%) ASP.NET
6 291 (16.50%) Web Services
7 258 (14.63%) .NET Framework
8 216 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 216 (12.24%) React
9 197 (11.17%) jQuery
10 169 (9.58%) WCF
11 158 (8.96%) Spring
12 154 (8.73%) .NET Core
13 139 (7.88%) REST
14 137 (7.77%) HTML5
15 135 (7.65%) Entity Framework
16 126 (7.14%) Node.js
17 110 (6.24%) RESTful
18 106 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
19 81 (4.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
2 96 (5.44%) User Experience
3 82 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 21 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 20 (1.13%) iPad
10 16 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (0.79%) Cloud Native
12 11 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.62%) PMI
12 11 (0.62%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
13 9 (0.51%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.45%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.45%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 132 (7.48%) Linux
2 114 (6.46%) Windows
3 25 (1.42%) Android
4 21 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
6 16 (0.91%) Unix
7 15 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.45%) CentOS
10 8 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.057%) AIX
12 1 (0.057%) Debian
12 1 (0.057%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,514 (85.83%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (26.47%) TDD
3 375 (21.26%) Test Automation
4 349 (19.78%) DevOps
5 335 (18.99%) Software Engineering
6 327 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
7 324 (18.37%) MVC
8 270 (15.31%) Kanban
9 255 (14.46%) BDD
10 231 (13.10%) Microservices
11 206 (11.68%) Unit Testing
12 190 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
13 177 (10.03%) Mentoring
14 171 (9.69%) SDLC
15 154 (8.73%) Computer Science
16 141 (7.99%) User Stories
17 127 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 114 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 108 (6.12%) Front End Development
20 107 (6.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 683 (38.72%) C#
2 602 (34.13%) JavaScript
3 437 (24.77%) Java
4 415 (23.53%) SQL
5 113 (6.41%) C++
6 108 (6.12%) Python
7 78 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 77 (4.37%) PHP
9 72 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 62 (3.51%) TypeScript
11 55 (3.12%) C
12 45 (2.55%) Java 8
13 42 (2.38%) ES6
14 34 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.81%) Scala
16 30 (1.70%) Apex Code
17 29 (1.64%) Ruby
18 25 (1.42%) Perl
19 19 (1.08%) VB
19 19 (1.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 248 (14.06%) Degree
2 80 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 64 (3.63%) ISTQB
5 62 (3.51%) ISEB
6 31 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (0.74%) PMP
10 8 (0.45%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.40%) SANS
12 4 (0.23%) APMP
12 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.23%) SAFe Agilist
12 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (14.40%) QA
2 31 (1.76%) DICOM
3 22 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 16 (0.91%) PMO
5 15 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.51%) GDPR
8 9 (0.51%) NIST
9 7 (0.40%) COBIT
10 5 (0.28%) SLA
11 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.17%) GMP
12 3 (0.17%) WCAG
13 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.11%) WAI
14 1 (0.057%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.057%) GAAP
14 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 251 (14.23%) Docker
2 14 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.57%) ACF2
3 10 (0.57%) oVirt
3 10 (0.57%) RACF
3 10 (0.57%) RHEV
4 8 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.23%) vSphere
8 3 (0.17%) LXC
8 3 (0.17%) Postfix
8 3 (0.17%) Varnish
9 1 (0.057%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 114 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 73 (4.14%) Ansible
3 62 (3.51%) Puppet
4 51 (2.89%) Terraform
5 49 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (1.59%) HP ALM
7 25 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (1.30%) Marathon
8 23 (1.30%) Mesos
9 10 (0.57%) MIIS
10 8 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.28%) SELinux
12 4 (0.23%) Nagios
12 4 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.17%) Grafana
13 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.17%) Salt
14 2 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.11%) SCCM
15 1 (0.057%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 263 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 70 (3.97%) Oracle
3 47 (2.66%) Sitecore
4 44 (2.49%) HP
5 40 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (2.21%) IBM
7 36 (2.04%) SAP
8 33 (1.87%) Google
9 32 (1.81%) CA
10 31 (1.76%) hybris
11 30 (1.70%) Sage
12 27 (1.53%) Delphix
13 17 (0.96%) Adobe
14 16 (0.91%) VMware
15 14 (0.79%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.74%) Xamarin
17 9 (0.51%) Guidewire
18 8 (0.45%) Red Hat
19 7 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
19 7 (0.40%) ServiceNow