Period
to 15 May 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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 24 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,252 1,503 2,299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.35% 8.63% 8.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 9.45% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,239 1,941
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +3.77%

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 12,329 15,906 24,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.10% 91.29% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,359 12,928 19,575
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 15 May 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 15 May 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
Hampshire +9 356 £52,500 - 76
Thames Valley -12 353 £55,000 +4.76% 61
Berkshire -9 222 £55,000 - 34
Surrey -17 166 £60,000 +9.09% 36
West Sussex -2 161 £57,500 +4.55% 13
East Sussex +9 129 £50,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire +4 89 £48,500 -3.00% 13
Oxfordshire -11 42 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Sussex +4 35 £50,000 -33.33%
Kent -9 34 £52,500 +1.94% 12
Home Counties - 3 £90,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 1,100 (87.86%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (38.18%) C#
3 460 (36.74%) JavaScript
4 437 (34.90%) .NET
5 395 (31.55%) CSS
6 381 (30.43%) Azure
7 352 (28.12%) HTML
8 288 (23.00%) SQL
9 287 (22.92%) DevOps
10 277 (22.12%) SQL Server
11 274 (21.88%) TDD
12 269 (21.49%) AngularJS
13 262 (20.93%) Git (software)
14 250 (19.97%) React
15 244 (19.49%) Test Automation
15 244 (19.49%) Java
16 237 (18.93%) Microservices
17 235 (18.77%) Social Skills
18 226 (18.05%) .NET Core
19 218 (17.41%) User Experience
20 213 (17.01%) Finance
21 209 (16.69%) Degree
22 199 (15.89%) Docker
23 187 (14.94%) Software Engineering
24 170 (13.58%) JIRA
25 164 (13.10%) BDD
26 162 (12.94%) Kubernetes
27 158 (12.62%) QA
27 158 (12.62%) Kanban
28 154 (12.30%) 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 51 (4.07%) Confluence
2 30 (2.40%) Apache
3 28 (2.24%) GemFire
4 26 (2.08%) CMS
5 24 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 18 (1.44%) NServiceBus
8 14 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.96%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.72%) JBoss
12 8 (0.64%) nginx
12 8 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.56%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.48%) WordPress
15 4 (0.32%) Tornado
16 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.48%) Campfire
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) Figma
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.24%) Sketch
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.16%) InVision
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.080%) Marvel
7 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.080%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 381 (30.43%) Azure
2 151 (12.06%) AWS
3 150 (11.98%) SaaS
4 74 (5.91%) GitHub
5 48 (3.83%) PaaS
6 34 (2.72%) GCP
7 30 (2.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 26 (2.08%) Serverless
9 25 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
10 24 (1.92%) IaaS
11 22 (1.76%) Power Platform
12 18 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
12 18 (1.44%) Azure Service Fabric
12 18 (1.44%) OpenShift
13 17 (1.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 15 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (1.12%) Azure Functions
16 11 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.88%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.24%) Firewall
2 17 (1.36%) Skype
3 16 (1.28%) LAN
3 16 (1.28%) WAN
4 14 (1.12%) DMZ
5 13 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (1.04%) NetScaler
6 9 (0.72%) HTTP
7 7 (0.56%) SMTP
8 6 (0.48%) Broadband
8 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.40%) DNS
10 3 (0.24%) Internet
10 3 (0.24%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.16%) IKE
11 2 (0.16%) Intranet
12 1 (0.080%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.080%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 54 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 51 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
5 48 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (3.67%) MySQL
7 40 (3.19%) MongoDB
8 36 (2.88%) Big Data
9 33 (2.64%) Redis
10 27 (2.16%) SQLPlus
11 25 (2.00%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.84%) MariaDB
13 21 (1.68%) HBase
13 21 (1.68%) Power BI
14 14 (1.12%) Data Lake
14 14 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
16 11 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
17 10 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 262 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 170 (13.58%) JIRA
3 102 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 72 (5.75%) Selenium
5 65 (5.19%) Cucumber
6 61 (4.87%) Visual Studio
7 54 (4.31%) Cypress.io
8 46 (3.67%) TeamCity
9 44 (3.51%) Bitbucket
9 44 (3.51%) JUnit
10 42 (3.35%) Gradle
10 42 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (3.27%) NUnit
12 38 (3.04%) Protractor
13 34 (2.72%) Maven
13 34 (2.72%) SpecFlow
14 33 (2.64%) IntelliJ
15 32 (2.56%) Appium
15 32 (2.56%) Eclipse
15 32 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 235 (18.77%) Social Skills
2 213 (17.01%) Finance
3 135 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (5.51%) Banking
5 64 (5.11%) Law
6 50 (3.99%) Public Sector
7 41 (3.27%) Marketing
8 27 (2.16%) Games
9 23 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.68%) Retail
11 17 (1.36%) Billing
12 16 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
13 13 (1.04%) Electronics
13 13 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
14 10 (0.80%) Automotive
14 10 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
16 8 (0.64%) Back Office
16 8 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 574 (45.85%) Developer
2 208 (16.61%) .NET Developer
3 173 (13.82%) C# Developer
4 150 (11.98%) Software Developer
5 141 (11.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 117 (9.35%) Senior Developer
7 93 (7.43%) Analyst
8 88 (7.03%) Software Engineer
9 84 (6.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 70 (5.59%) Lead Developer
11 68 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
12 65 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
13 58 (4.63%) Product Owner
14 54 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
15 52 (4.15%) Business Analyst
15 52 (4.15%) React Developer
16 50 (3.99%) Java Developer
17 46 (3.67%) Project Manager
17 46 (3.67%) Senior C# Developer
18 44 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (34.90%) .NET
2 395 (31.55%) CSS
3 352 (28.12%) HTML
4 269 (21.49%) AngularJS
5 250 (19.97%) React
6 226 (18.05%) .NET Core
7 154 (12.30%) HTML5
8 144 (11.50%) ASP.NET
9 139 (11.10%) .NET Framework
10 135 (10.78%) Node.js
11 117 (9.35%) RESTful
12 112 (8.95%) Web Services
13 101 (8.07%) REST
14 98 (7.83%) Vue.js
15 89 (7.11%) Entity Framework
16 88 (7.03%) Spring
17 87 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 87 (6.95%) CSS3
18 85 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 68 (5.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 218 (17.41%) User Experience
2 74 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
3 65 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 55 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.44%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 12 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.56%) Life Science
11 7 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.48%) iPad
12 6 (0.48%) Xbox
13 4 (0.32%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.32%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.32%) LIMS
13 4 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 139 (11.10%) Windows
2 118 (9.42%) Linux
3 32 (2.56%) Unix
4 24 (1.92%) Android
5 21 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.56%) VMS
7 7 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.16%) CentOS
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,100 (87.86%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (22.92%) DevOps
3 274 (21.88%) TDD
4 244 (19.49%) Test Automation
5 237 (18.93%) Microservices
6 187 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 164 (13.10%) BDD
8 158 (12.62%) Kanban
9 153 (12.22%) MVC
10 145 (11.58%) User Stories
11 139 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
12 128 (10.22%) SDLC
13 110 (8.79%) Front End Development
14 107 (8.55%) Mentoring
15 103 (8.23%) Computer Science
16 102 (8.15%) Fintech
17 95 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
18 93 (7.43%) Unit Testing
19 82 (6.55%) Project Management
20 78 (6.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 478 (38.18%) C#
2 460 (36.74%) JavaScript
3 288 (23.00%) SQL
4 244 (19.49%) Java
5 108 (8.63%) TypeScript
6 90 (7.19%) Python
7 58 (4.63%) T-SQL
8 55 (4.39%) PowerShell
9 54 (4.31%) C++
10 43 (3.43%) PHP
11 34 (2.72%) Groovy
12 26 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 25 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.76%) ES6
15 19 (1.52%) Scala
16 17 (1.36%) C
17 14 (1.12%) Java 8
18 13 (1.04%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.64%) Kotlin
20 7 (0.56%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 209 (16.69%) Degree
2 33 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.60%) OCP
5 20 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
6 19 (1.52%) ISEB
7 15 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.64%) CSPO
10 8 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.32%) IIBA
12 4 (0.32%) PMP
13 2 (0.16%) APMG
13 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (12.62%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) PMO
3 9 (0.72%) PMBOK
4 8 (0.64%) WCAG
5 7 (0.56%) GDPR
5 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.16%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.080%) GRC
8 1 (0.080%) HL7
System Software
1 199 (15.89%) Docker
2 22 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.60%) HDFS
4 19 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 162 (12.94%) Kubernetes
2 64 (5.11%) Ansible
3 59 (4.71%) Terraform
4 20 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.12%) Puppet
6 3 (0.24%) Kibana
6 3 (0.24%) vRealize
6 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.16%) Grafana
8 1 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.080%) Packer
8 1 (0.080%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 150 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 48 (3.83%) VMware
3 46 (3.67%) Google
4 36 (2.88%) Oracle
5 27 (2.16%) Okta
6 22 (1.76%) Xamarin
7 17 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.12%) IBM
8 14 (1.12%) Palo Alto
9 13 (1.04%) Aruba
9 13 (1.04%) Cisco
9 13 (1.04%) Fortinet
9 13 (1.04%) IronPort
9 13 (1.04%) Mercator
9 13 (1.04%) SAP
9 13 (1.04%) Xceptor
10 11 (0.88%) Telerik
11 10 (0.80%) Zend
12 9 (0.72%) Adobe
13 7 (0.56%) Micro Focus