Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,737 1,109 2,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.59% 9.05% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.38% 9.89% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 947 1,788
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £34,525
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 15,262 11,210 24,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.01% 91.47% 91.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10,846 9,189 19,793
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,371 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,700 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Thames Valley +3 574 £55,000 - 75
Hampshire +7 530 £52,500 -4.55% 60
Berkshire -2 315 £55,000 - 38
East Sussex +9 210 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Surrey -12 207 £60,000 +4.35% 30
Buckinghamshire +16 184 £48,500 -7.62% 22
West Sussex -2 155 £56,250 +2.27% 17
Oxfordshire +3 76 £60,000 +16.50% 15
Kent -19 26 £55,000 -4.35% 8
Home Counties - 10 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,588 (91.42%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (32.01%) .NET
3 554 (31.89%) C#
4 542 (31.20%) Azure
5 512 (29.48%) DevOps
6 508 (29.25%) JavaScript
7 462 (26.60%) Social Skills
8 459 (26.42%) SQL
9 458 (26.37%) TDD
10 430 (24.76%) CSS
11 423 (24.35%) AngularJS
12 422 (24.29%) Finance
13 420 (24.18%) Microservices
14 399 (22.97%) Git (software)
15 374 (21.53%) React
16 369 (21.24%) Java
17 339 (19.52%) HTML
18 335 (19.29%) Degree
19 333 (19.17%) Software Engineering
20 316 (18.19%) SQL Server
21 307 (17.67%) .NET Core
22 305 (17.56%) BDD
23 304 (17.50%) Test Automation
24 275 (15.83%) Linux
25 260 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
26 254 (14.62%) JIRA
26 254 (14.62%) User Experience
27 253 (14.57%) Docker
28 241 (13.87%) AWS
29 240 (13.82%) Kanban

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 92 (5.30%) Apache
1 92 (5.30%) GemFire
2 85 (4.89%) Apache Spark
3 77 (4.43%) Confluence
4 58 (3.34%) CMS
5 31 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 24 (1.38%) WebLogic
8 23 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (1.21%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.92%) MS Exchange
10 16 (0.92%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.69%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.46%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.40%) WordPress
14 5 (0.29%) JBoss
14 5 (0.29%) nginx
15 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.23%) Tornado
16 3 (0.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (1.15%) Campfire
2 15 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.40%) Figma
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) Sketch
5 5 (0.29%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.23%) InVision
6 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
1 10 (0.58%) Shopify
2 6 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.23%) SAP BRIM
4 4 (0.23%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.17%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.17%) SAP Travel Management
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 542 (31.20%) Azure
2 241 (13.87%) AWS
3 198 (11.40%) SaaS
4 183 (10.54%) GitHub
5 67 (3.86%) GCP
6 59 (3.40%) PaaS
7 54 (3.11%) Azure Service Bus
8 51 (2.94%) Serverless
9 45 (2.59%) Amazon Kinesis
10 44 (2.53%) IaaS
11 34 (1.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 32 (1.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 32 (1.84%) Azure Service Fabric
13 29 (1.67%) Azure Storage
14 26 (1.50%) npm
15 23 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
16 22 (1.27%) Power Platform
17 21 (1.21%) Apigee
18 20 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
19 19 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.42%) Firewall
2 22 (1.27%) DNS
2 22 (1.27%) VPN
3 20 (1.15%) Broadband
3 20 (1.15%) SSH
4 12 (0.69%) DMZ
5 10 (0.58%) SMTP
6 8 (0.46%) Skype
7 7 (0.40%) LAN
8 6 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (0.35%) HTTP
8 6 (0.35%) Internet
8 6 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.35%) WAN
9 3 (0.17%) SCCP
9 3 (0.17%) SSL
10 2 (0.12%) IKE
10 2 (0.12%) Intranet
10 2 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 170 (9.79%) Relational Database
3 143 (8.23%) Big Data
4 124 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 108 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
6 98 (5.64%) Redis
7 85 (4.89%) HBase
8 83 (4.78%) MariaDB
9 75 (4.32%) MySQL
10 55 (3.17%) RDBMS
11 47 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 32 (1.84%) MongoDB
13 26 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (1.44%) Data Lake
15 22 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
16 20 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 399 (22.97%) Git (software)
2 254 (14.62%) JIRA
3 239 (13.76%) Jenkins
4 141 (8.12%) Cucumber
5 122 (7.02%) Gradle
6 120 (6.91%) Cypress.io
7 113 (6.51%) JUnit
8 100 (5.76%) Protractor
9 95 (5.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 92 (5.30%) IntelliJ
11 91 (5.24%) Storybook
12 90 (5.18%) Eclipse
13 85 (4.89%) Mockito
14 80 (4.61%) Selenium
15 72 (4.15%) SonarQube
16 69 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 68 (3.91%) Visual Studio
18 55 (3.17%) TeamCity
19 49 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
20 45 (2.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 462 (26.60%) Social Skills
2 422 (24.29%) Finance
3 155 (8.92%) Banking
4 144 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (7.83%) Law
6 116 (6.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 78 (4.49%) Public Sector
8 51 (2.94%) Retail
9 49 (2.82%) Marketing
10 39 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
11 38 (2.19%) Telecoms
12 29 (1.67%) Electronics
13 24 (1.38%) Automotive
13 24 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
14 23 (1.32%) Manufacturing
15 21 (1.21%) Legal
16 18 (1.04%) Back Office
16 18 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.98%) Billing
17 17 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 690 (39.72%) Developer
2 202 (11.63%) .NET Developer
3 177 (10.19%) Software Engineer
4 175 (10.07%) C# Developer
5 148 (8.52%) Software Developer
6 131 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 131 (7.54%) Senior Developer
7 116 (6.68%) Scrum Master
8 110 (6.33%) Lead Developer
9 102 (5.87%) Java Developer
10 98 (5.64%) Analyst
11 88 (5.07%) Product Owner
12 87 (5.01%) Full Stack Developer
13 77 (4.43%) Architect
13 77 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 69 (3.97%) Project Manager
15 61 (3.51%) React Developer
16 60 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
17 57 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
18 50 (2.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (32.01%) .NET
2 430 (24.76%) CSS
3 423 (24.35%) AngularJS
4 374 (21.53%) React
5 339 (19.52%) HTML
6 307 (17.67%) .NET Core
7 211 (12.15%) Node.js
8 210 (12.09%) Web Services
9 208 (11.97%) RESTful
9 208 (11.97%) Spring
10 184 (10.59%) REST
11 169 (9.73%) .NET Framework
12 163 (9.38%) ASP.NET
13 135 (7.77%) JSON
14 133 (7.66%) HTML5
15 128 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 109 (6.28%) Kafka
17 105 (6.04%) LAMP
18 102 (5.87%) RabbitMQ
18 102 (5.87%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 254 (14.62%) User Experience
2 100 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 91 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
4 63 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 29 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 26 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.21%) Cloud Native
9 20 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 14 (0.81%) iPad
12 12 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.58%) Legacy Applications
13 10 (0.58%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.52%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.40%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.35%) Life Science
16 6 (0.35%) Xbox
17 5 (0.29%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 275 (15.83%) Linux
2 122 (7.02%) Windows
3 104 (5.99%) Unix
4 29 (1.67%) VMS
5 23 (1.32%) CentOS
6 21 (1.21%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.98%) Debian
9 15 (0.86%) Android
10 8 (0.46%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.058%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,588 (91.42%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (29.48%) DevOps
3 458 (26.37%) TDD
4 420 (24.18%) Microservices
5 333 (19.17%) Software Engineering
6 305 (17.56%) BDD
7 304 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 260 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
9 240 (13.82%) Kanban
10 224 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 222 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
12 217 (12.49%) SDLC
12 217 (12.49%) User Stories
13 212 (12.20%) Computer Science
14 185 (10.65%) MVC
15 184 (10.59%) Mentoring
16 166 (9.56%) Open Source
17 163 (9.38%) Fintech
18 150 (8.64%) Coaching
19 143 (8.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 554 (31.89%) C#
2 508 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 459 (26.42%) SQL
4 369 (21.24%) Java
5 200 (11.51%) Python
6 128 (7.37%) TypeScript
7 105 (6.04%) Groovy
8 95 (5.47%) Shell Script
9 83 (4.78%) PHP
10 82 (4.72%) C++
11 58 (3.34%) PowerShell
12 49 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 47 (2.71%) Java 8
14 40 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.73%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.27%) Gremlin
17 21 (1.21%) C
17 21 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 19 (1.09%) Delphi
19 16 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 335 (19.29%) Degree
2 109 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 100 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 80 (4.61%) OCP
4 80 (4.61%) Oracle Certification
5 50 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.84%) ISEB
8 25 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.52%) CSPO
11 9 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.46%) CISSP
12 8 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.46%) PMP
13 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.40%) PhD
14 3 (0.17%) APMG
14 3 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (10.42%) QA
2 50 (2.88%) Accessibility
3 29 (1.67%) WCAG
4 25 (1.44%) GDPR
5 23 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (0.63%) PMO
8 4 (0.23%) SLA
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) HL7
11 1 (0.058%) PMBOK
System Software
1 253 (14.57%) Docker
2 84 (4.84%) HDFS
3 72 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (2.19%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.17%) Firmware
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.058%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 219 (12.61%) Kubernetes
2 147 (8.46%) Ansible
3 101 (5.81%) Terraform
4 37 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (2.13%) Puppet
5 13 (0.75%) Kibana
6 6 (0.35%) Grafana
7 4 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.12%) logstash
8 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.12%) vRealize
8 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 187 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 123 (7.08%) VMware
3 91 (5.24%) Okta
4 81 (4.66%) Oracle
5 57 (3.28%) Google
6 35 (2.01%) SAP
7 25 (1.44%) Mercator
8 21 (1.21%) Zend
9 20 (1.15%) IBM
9 20 (1.15%) Telerik
10 19 (1.09%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.04%) Xceptor
12 10 (0.58%) Elastic Path
12 10 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.52%) Adobe
13 9 (0.52%) Nintex
13 9 (0.52%) Palo Alto
14 7 (0.40%) Cisco
14 7 (0.40%) Sage
15 6 (0.35%) IronPort