Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,839 729 1,793
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.35% 9.25% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 10.05% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 613 1,519
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £33,950
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 16,609 7,257 23,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.47% 92.04% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11,228 6,033 18,880
10th Percentile £32,005 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,371 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +10 606 £55,000 +10.00% 56
Thames Valley +9 559 £55,000 - 80
Berkshire +2 296 £57,500 +4.55% 40
Surrey -5 240 £60,000 -4.00% 40
East Sussex +15 207 £50,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire +5 191 £47,500 -13.64% 26
West Sussex -9 150 £60,000 +4.35% 16
Oxfordshire +20 75 £53,750 -4.44% 14
Kent -17 45 £53,750 +19.44% 14
Home Counties -7 7 £85,000 -6.85%
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1,705 (92.71%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (30.78%) DevOps
3 550 (29.91%) Azure
4 526 (28.60%) C#
5 523 (28.44%) Social Skills
6 500 (27.19%) .NET
7 498 (27.08%) Finance
8 457 (24.85%) TDD
9 455 (24.74%) Microservices
10 438 (23.82%) JavaScript
11 435 (23.65%) SQL
12 425 (23.11%) Git (software)
13 411 (22.35%) Java
14 390 (21.21%) Software Engineering
15 382 (20.77%) AngularJS
16 377 (20.50%) CSS
17 371 (20.17%) Degree
18 358 (19.47%) React
19 333 (18.11%) Problem-Solving
20 331 (18.00%) BDD
20 331 (18.00%) Linux
21 310 (16.86%) Kanban
22 308 (16.75%) Jenkins
23 307 (16.69%) Test Automation
24 296 (16.10%) Python
24 296 (16.10%) Full Stack Development
25 293 (15.93%) .NET Core
26 286 (15.55%) Docker
27 284 (15.44%) AWS
28 281 (15.28%) Scaled Agile Framework

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
1 122 (6.63%) Apache Spark
2 114 (6.20%) Apache
3 108 (5.87%) GemFire
4 78 (4.24%) Confluence
5 52 (2.83%) CMS
6 35 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 26 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 25 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 23 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.20%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.60%) Jupyter
13 8 (0.44%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.22%) nginx
16 2 (0.11%) IIS
16 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
17 1 (0.054%) JBoss
17 1 (0.054%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (1.31%) InVision
2 20 (1.09%) Campfire
2 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.09%) Sketch
3 18 (0.98%) Figma
4 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.65%) Zeplin
6 11 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.22%) Marvel
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.11%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.65%) Shopify
3 8 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.33%) SAP BRIM
5 6 (0.33%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.27%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.16%) SAP Travel Management
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.054%) SAP EM
Cloud Services
1 550 (29.91%) Azure
2 284 (15.44%) AWS
3 204 (11.09%) SaaS
4 194 (10.55%) GitHub
5 78 (4.24%) Serverless
6 71 (3.86%) GCP
7 67 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
8 60 (3.26%) Azure Service Bus
9 46 (2.50%) PaaS
10 38 (2.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 38 (2.07%) npm
11 34 (1.85%) Azure Service Fabric
11 34 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (1.69%) IaaS
13 30 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
14 29 (1.58%) OpenShift
15 28 (1.52%) Azure Storage
16 27 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
17 24 (1.31%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.69%) Firewall
2 21 (1.14%) VPN
3 20 (1.09%) Broadband
3 20 (1.09%) DNS
3 20 (1.09%) SSH
4 15 (0.82%) HTTP
5 11 (0.60%) SMTP
6 9 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (0.27%) SSL
8 4 (0.22%) Internet
8 4 (0.22%) NAS
8 4 (0.22%) Network Security
8 4 (0.22%) SCCP
9 3 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.16%) VSAN
10 2 (0.11%) BGP
10 2 (0.11%) LAN
10 2 (0.11%) OSPF
10 2 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 195 (10.60%) Relational Database
3 185 (10.06%) Big Data
4 151 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
5 146 (7.94%) NoSQL
6 110 (5.98%) Redis
7 106 (5.76%) HBase
8 102 (5.55%) MariaDB
9 96 (5.22%) MySQL
10 43 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 36 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
11 36 (1.96%) Data Lake
12 32 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 26 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
15 23 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
15 23 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.09%) Power BI
17 18 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 425 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 308 (16.75%) Jenkins
3 243 (13.21%) JIRA
4 161 (8.75%) Cucumber
5 132 (7.18%) Gradle
6 124 (6.74%) JUnit
7 123 (6.69%) Cypress.io
8 116 (6.31%) IntelliJ
9 112 (6.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 111 (6.04%) Protractor
11 108 (5.87%) Eclipse
11 108 (5.87%) Storybook
12 104 (5.66%) Mockito
13 96 (5.22%) SonarQube
14 90 (4.89%) Selenium
15 53 (2.88%) Artifactory
16 51 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 49 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
17 49 (2.66%) Visual Studio
18 47 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 523 (28.44%) Social Skills
2 498 (27.08%) Finance
3 193 (10.49%) Banking
4 175 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 173 (9.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 164 (8.92%) Law
7 72 (3.92%) Public Sector
8 63 (3.43%) Retail
9 49 (2.66%) Telecoms
10 43 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
11 36 (1.96%) Marketing
12 30 (1.63%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
14 26 (1.41%) Automotive
15 25 (1.36%) Legal
15 25 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (1.31%) Electronics
17 23 (1.25%) Back Office
18 18 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
19 13 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 698 (37.96%) Developer
2 207 (11.26%) Software Engineer
3 149 (8.10%) Software Developer
4 148 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 144 (7.83%) Scrum Master
6 142 (7.72%) .NET Developer
7 131 (7.12%) Java Developer
8 127 (6.91%) Senior Developer
9 114 (6.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 106 (5.76%) Lead Developer
11 104 (5.66%) Analyst
12 96 (5.22%) Product Owner
13 82 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
14 76 (4.13%) Architect
15 73 (3.97%) Project Manager
16 63 (3.43%) Lead Software Engineer
16 63 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
17 61 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 58 (3.15%) Senior C# Developer
19 53 (2.88%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (27.19%) .NET
2 382 (20.77%) AngularJS
3 377 (20.50%) CSS
4 358 (19.47%) React
5 293 (15.93%) .NET Core
6 280 (15.23%) HTML
7 251 (13.65%) RESTful
8 245 (13.32%) Spring
9 221 (12.02%) Web Services
10 204 (11.09%) Node.js
11 201 (10.93%) REST
12 154 (8.37%) JSON
13 149 (8.10%) .NET Framework
14 143 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 137 (7.45%) Redux
16 135 (7.34%) Kafka
17 123 (6.69%) ASP.NET
18 122 (6.63%) LAMP
19 120 (6.53%) Play Framework
20 113 (6.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 251 (13.65%) User Experience
2 124 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
3 107 (5.82%) Linux Command Line
4 56 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.66%) Cloud Native
6 43 (2.34%) Virtual Team
7 37 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 35 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 32 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 30 (1.63%) Life Science
11 25 (1.36%) Photography
12 15 (0.82%) iPad
13 12 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.44%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.38%) Legacy Applications
15 7 (0.38%) Tandem
15 7 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 331 (18.00%) Linux
2 158 (8.59%) Unix
3 104 (5.66%) Windows
4 28 (1.52%) VMS
5 23 (1.25%) CentOS
6 21 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.98%) Android
9 17 (0.92%) Debian
10 15 (0.82%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.054%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,705 (92.71%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (30.78%) DevOps
3 457 (24.85%) TDD
4 455 (24.74%) Microservices
5 390 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 333 (18.11%) Problem-Solving
7 331 (18.00%) BDD
8 310 (16.86%) Kanban
9 307 (16.69%) Test Automation
10 296 (16.10%) Full Stack Development
11 281 (15.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 258 (14.03%) Computer Science
13 236 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
14 234 (12.72%) User Stories
15 202 (10.98%) Mentoring
16 194 (10.55%) Coaching
17 185 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 185 (10.06%) SDLC
18 179 (9.73%) Open Source
19 161 (8.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 526 (28.60%) C#
2 438 (23.82%) JavaScript
3 435 (23.65%) SQL
4 411 (22.35%) Java
5 296 (16.10%) Python
6 145 (7.88%) TypeScript
7 139 (7.56%) Shell Script
8 130 (7.07%) Groovy
9 88 (4.79%) C++
10 85 (4.62%) PHP
11 71 (3.86%) Bash Shell
12 60 (3.26%) PowerShell
13 59 (3.21%) Java 8
14 54 (2.94%) C
15 32 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 28 (1.52%) Scala
17 25 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 22 (1.20%) Gremlin
19 20 (1.09%) Perl
20 19 (1.03%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 371 (20.17%) Degree
2 121 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 106 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 98 (5.33%) OCP
4 98 (5.33%) Oracle Certification
5 49 (2.66%) ISEB
6 45 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.98%) CISSP
9 17 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.82%) PMP
11 13 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.60%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 9 (0.49%) CCSP
15 8 (0.44%) MBA
16 7 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (11.09%) QA
2 47 (2.56%) Accessibility
3 35 (1.90%) WCAG
4 31 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.41%) GDPR
6 20 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (0.71%) PMO
8 8 (0.44%) SLA
9 6 (0.33%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.16%) GxP
11 1 (0.054%) COBIT
11 1 (0.054%) HL7
11 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.054%) PMBOK
System Software
1 286 (15.55%) Docker
2 105 (5.71%) HDFS
3 93 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.27%) Firmware
6 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.16%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.11%) LXC
8 2 (0.11%) NFS
8 2 (0.11%) Postfix
8 2 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 231 (12.56%) Kubernetes
2 210 (11.42%) Ansible
3 128 (6.96%) Terraform
4 67 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (3.26%) Puppet
6 24 (1.31%) Apache Brooklyn
7 15 (0.82%) Grafana
8 14 (0.76%) Kibana
9 5 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.22%) Opsview
10 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.11%) logstash
11 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.054%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.054%) Packer
12 1 (0.054%) vRealize
Vendors
1 172 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 140 (7.61%) VMware
3 108 (5.87%) Okta
4 91 (4.95%) Oracle
5 54 (2.94%) Google
6 45 (2.45%) SAP
7 27 (1.47%) Adobe
8 24 (1.31%) Xceptor
9 23 (1.25%) Telerik
10 21 (1.14%) Mercator
11 19 (1.03%) Zend
12 18 (0.98%) IBM
13 15 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.82%) YouTube
14 12 (0.65%) Elastic Path
14 12 (0.65%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.60%) Databricks
16 10 (0.54%) ServiceNow
17 8 (0.44%) Dynatrace
17 8 (0.44%) LogicMonitor