Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 933 992 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.07% 9.22% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 10.37% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 875 906 956
South West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,200 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol -11 361 £50,000 +5.26% 33
Gloucestershire +4 201 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Somerset 0 174 £43,000 +4.88% 8
Wiltshire +27 98 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Devon +17 96 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Dorset -31 17 £35,000 -5.41% 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 884 (94.75%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (36.55%) Java
3 333 (35.69%) TDD
4 287 (30.76%) Finance
5 271 (29.05%) MVC
6 268 (28.72%) JavaScript
6 268 (28.72%) C#
7 251 (26.90%) SQL
8 233 (24.97%) .NET
9 221 (23.69%) Git (software)
10 219 (23.47%) Kanban
11 215 (23.04%) HTML
12 208 (22.29%) BDD
13 206 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
14 185 (19.83%) Web Services
15 183 (19.61%) Software Engineering
16 182 (19.51%) JIRA
17 181 (19.40%) SQL Server
18 178 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
19 177 (18.97%) Spring
20 171 (18.33%) XML
21 170 (18.22%) Linux
22 167 (17.90%) Business Intelligence
23 165 (17.68%) Marketing
24 164 (17.58%) Electronics
24 164 (17.58%) REST
25 160 (17.15%) Test Automation
26 157 (16.83%) JSON
27 155 (16.61%) CSS
28 154 (16.51%) Manufacturing

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 104 (11.15%) Tomcat
2 87 (9.32%) Mule
3 81 (8.68%) Mule ESB
4 66 (7.07%) Confluence
5 62 (6.65%) JBoss
6 44 (4.72%) Apache
7 31 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (2.25%) WebSphere
9 20 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.82%) Anypoint
11 16 (1.71%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.71%) Apache Spark
11 16 (1.71%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.50%) CMS
13 12 (1.29%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.86%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.75%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.75%) Drupal
15 7 (0.75%) nginx
15 7 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.43%) Autodesk Inventor
2 4 (0.43%) Revit
3 3 (0.32%) InVision
4 2 (0.21%) HipChat
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 178 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (10.72%) SaaS
3 97 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (8.04%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 16 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
7 15 (1.61%) PaaS
8 14 (1.50%) IaaS
9 13 (1.39%) Serverless
10 12 (1.29%) npm
11 11 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.18%) GitHub
11 11 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.64%) BrowserStack
13 6 (0.64%) Route 53
14 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.04%) HTTP
2 17 (1.82%) Internet
3 16 (1.71%) SSL
4 8 (0.86%) Firewall
4 8 (0.86%) SMS
5 7 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.75%) VPN
6 6 (0.64%) DNS
6 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.43%) SSH
7 4 (0.43%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.21%) AMQP
8 2 (0.21%) LAN
8 2 (0.21%) WAN
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 142 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 125 (13.40%) MongoDB
4 85 (9.11%) MySQL
5 84 (9.00%) Relational Database
6 66 (7.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 42 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (3.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 35 (3.75%) Big Data
10 31 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 26 (2.79%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.50%) Star Schema
15 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 221 (23.69%) Git (software)
2 182 (19.51%) JIRA
3 143 (15.33%) JUnit
4 84 (9.00%) Selenium
5 73 (7.82%) IntelliJ
6 72 (7.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 67 (7.18%) Jenkins
8 61 (6.54%) NUnit
9 56 (6.00%) Maven
10 47 (5.04%) Cucumber
11 42 (4.50%) Subversion
12 38 (4.07%) Eclipse
12 38 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (2.89%) Mercurial
14 26 (2.79%) Gradle
15 25 (2.68%) Bitbucket
15 25 (2.68%) TeamCity
16 21 (2.25%) Moq
17 18 (1.93%) Visual Studio
17 18 (1.93%) WebDriver
General
1 287 (30.76%) Finance
2 165 (17.68%) Marketing
3 164 (17.58%) Electronics
4 154 (16.51%) Manufacturing
5 152 (16.29%) Telecoms
6 94 (10.08%) Retail
7 34 (3.64%) Banking
8 16 (1.71%) Advertising
9 12 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.29%) Private Banking
10 10 (1.07%) Games
11 8 (0.86%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.43%) Back Office
12 4 (0.43%) Legal
13 3 (0.32%) French Language
13 3 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 433 (46.41%) Developer
2 146 (15.65%) Java Developer
3 123 (13.18%) .NET Developer
4 102 (10.93%) Senior Developer
5 95 (10.18%) Analyst
6 89 (9.54%) Software Engineer
7 75 (8.04%) Software Developer
8 65 (6.97%) C# Developer
9 57 (6.11%) Business Analyst
10 51 (5.47%) Project Manager
11 45 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 40 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (4.18%) Software Manager
14 38 (4.07%) Java Engineer
15 37 (3.97%) PHP Developer
16 34 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
16 34 (3.64%) Lead Developer
16 34 (3.64%) Team Leader
17 32 (3.43%) Tester
18 30 (3.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (24.97%) .NET
2 215 (23.04%) HTML
3 185 (19.83%) Web Services
4 177 (18.97%) Spring
5 171 (18.33%) XML
6 164 (17.58%) REST
7 157 (16.83%) JSON
8 155 (16.61%) CSS
9 151 (16.18%) AngularJS
10 142 (15.22%) Hibernate
11 140 (15.01%) ASP.NET
12 127 (13.61%) SOAP
13 91 (9.75%) HTML5
13 91 (9.75%) Spring MVC
14 89 (9.54%) JPA
15 82 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 75 (8.04%) Apache Camel
16 75 (8.04%) RESTful
17 72 (7.72%) Spring Integration
18 69 (7.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 66 (7.07%) User Experience
3 53 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.93%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.82%) Music Streaming
7 16 (1.71%) Fintech
8 13 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 9 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.86%) Clustering
12 7 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.75%) Internet of Things
12 7 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.75%) Wiki
13 6 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.64%) Smart Home
14 5 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (18.22%) Linux
2 75 (8.04%) Windows
3 26 (2.79%) Unix
4 23 (2.47%) Android
4 23 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.96%) CentOS
7 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (94.75%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (35.69%) TDD
3 271 (29.05%) MVC
4 219 (23.47%) Kanban
5 208 (22.29%) BDD
6 206 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
7 183 (19.61%) Software Engineering
8 167 (17.90%) Business Intelligence
9 160 (17.15%) Test Automation
10 153 (16.40%) Programme Management
11 150 (16.08%) Digital Marketing
12 136 (14.58%) DevOps
13 108 (11.58%) SDLC
14 104 (11.15%) Project Management
15 102 (10.93%) Web Development
16 101 (10.83%) Microservices
17 98 (10.50%) Unit Testing
18 89 (9.54%) Integration Testing
19 85 (9.11%) OO
20 75 (8.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 341 (36.55%) Java
2 268 (28.72%) C#
2 268 (28.72%) JavaScript
3 251 (26.90%) SQL
4 68 (7.29%) Python
5 61 (6.54%) PHP
6 58 (6.22%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.04%) C
7 47 (5.04%) C++
8 30 (3.22%) Groovy
9 27 (2.89%) XPath
10 24 (2.57%) Clojure
11 23 (2.47%) Scala
12 20 (2.14%) Ruby
13 18 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.93%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.50%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 122 (13.08%) Degree
2 60 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 27 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 22 (2.36%) ISEB
7 21 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.18%) MCSE
11 8 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.75%) CEH
12 7 (0.75%) MCSA
13 6 (0.64%) CCNA
13 6 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.54%) PMP
15 4 (0.43%) CISSP
15 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.14%) QA
2 13 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.18%) ISO 14001
4 9 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.43%) COBIT
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (6.32%) Docker
2 7 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.64%) vSphere
4 5 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.43%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.21%) KVM
6 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 2 (0.21%) XenServer
7 1 (0.11%) Gluster
7 1 (0.11%) iptables
7 1 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (1.82%) Puppet
2 16 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.61%) Ansible
4 10 (1.07%) CloudHub
5 6 (0.64%) Kibana
5 6 (0.64%) Salt
6 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.43%) Terraform
8 3 (0.32%) Nagios
8 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.21%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.11%) Grafana
10 1 (0.11%) Graylog
10 1 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.11%) Mesos
10 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 150 (16.08%) SAP
2 119 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 64 (6.86%) Apple
4 55 (5.89%) Oracle
5 28 (3.00%) Atlassian
6 22 (2.36%) IBM
7 16 (1.71%) Zend
8 13 (1.39%) MuleSoft
9 12 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.86%) VMware
11 7 (0.75%) Cadence
11 7 (0.75%) Google
11 7 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.64%) Facebook
12 6 (0.64%) HP
13 4 (0.43%) Autodesk
13 4 (0.43%) Tableau
13 4 (0.43%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (0.32%) New Relic