Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 907 1,029 1,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.01% 9.79% 9.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.11% 10.96% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 837 926 888
South West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 8,972 9,389 10,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.17% 89.34% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,373 7,788 8,608
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,650 £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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -1 350 £50,000 +1.01% 54
Gloucestershire +2 188 £49,750 +2.05% 18
Somerset -3 163 £44,000 +10.00% 21
Wiltshire +14 106 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Devon +12 79 £46,044 +15.11% 6
Dorset -33 34 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Cornwall -10 1 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 851 (93.83%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (34.07%) C#
2 309 (34.07%) Java
3 294 (32.41%) TDD
4 274 (30.21%) MVC
5 247 (27.23%) SQL
6 244 (26.90%) JavaScript
7 240 (26.46%) .NET
8 220 (24.26%) HTML
9 217 (23.93%) Finance
10 195 (21.50%) SQL Server
11 192 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
12 189 (20.84%) Test Automation
12 189 (20.84%) BDD
13 186 (20.51%) Git (software)
14 184 (20.29%) Kanban
15 172 (18.96%) Web Services
16 168 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
17 163 (17.97%) JIRA
17 163 (17.97%) Software Engineering
18 160 (17.64%) Linux
19 156 (17.20%) CSS
20 150 (16.54%) DevOps
21 146 (16.10%) Spring
22 139 (15.33%) AngularJS
23 137 (15.10%) ASP.NET
24 134 (14.77%) REST
25 129 (14.22%) XML
26 124 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
27 120 (13.23%) Degree

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 87 (9.59%) Tomcat
2 73 (8.05%) Mule
3 68 (7.50%) Mule ESB
4 53 (5.84%) JBoss
5 51 (5.62%) Apache
6 43 (4.74%) Confluence
7 37 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (3.31%) Apache Spark
9 19 (2.09%) CMS
9 19 (2.09%) OpenStack
10 16 (1.76%) Apache Pig
10 16 (1.76%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.21%) Anypoint
13 10 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.99%) IIS
15 8 (0.88%) Jetty
15 8 (0.88%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.22%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) Revit
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.11%) InDesign
4 1 (0.11%) InVision
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 168 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (10.14%) SaaS
4 60 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (3.20%) Amazon Kinesis
6 23 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
7 22 (2.43%) GitHub
8 16 (1.76%) npm
8 16 (1.76%) Serverless
9 11 (1.21%) PaaS
10 10 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.88%) IaaS
12 8 (0.88%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.88%) Route 53
13 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.98%) Internet
2 14 (1.54%) HTTP
2 14 (1.54%) SSL
3 12 (1.32%) SMS
4 10 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.99%) VPN
6 8 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.77%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.77%) Firewall
8 6 (0.66%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.55%) 3GPP
9 5 (0.55%) 802.11
9 5 (0.55%) 802.15
9 5 (0.55%) MQTT
10 4 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.44%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.44%) SSH
11 3 (0.33%) LAN
11 3 (0.33%) WAN
12 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 117 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 108 (11.91%) MongoDB
4 91 (10.03%) MySQL
5 69 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 58 (6.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 41 (4.52%) Big Data
8 37 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 32 (3.53%) Hadoop
10 30 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
11 23 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (2.54%) BigQuery
12 20 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.76%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.32%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 186 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 163 (17.97%) JIRA
3 114 (12.57%) JUnit
4 76 (8.38%) Selenium
5 71 (7.83%) Jenkins
6 61 (6.73%) NUnit
7 58 (6.39%) IntelliJ
8 57 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 51 (5.62%) Maven
10 37 (4.08%) Cucumber
11 34 (3.75%) Subversion
11 34 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (2.98%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.98%) SpecFlow
13 23 (2.54%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.98%) Bitbucket
15 15 (1.65%) Gradle
15 15 (1.65%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.65%) Zephyr
16 14 (1.54%) Moq
General
1 217 (23.93%) Finance
2 99 (10.92%) Electronics
3 98 (10.80%) Marketing
4 86 (9.48%) Retail
5 83 (9.15%) Telecoms
6 81 (8.93%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.54%) Banking
8 13 (1.43%) Advertising
8 13 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.99%) Games
10 6 (0.66%) Back Office
11 5 (0.55%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.33%) Automotive
13 3 (0.33%) French Language
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 438 (48.29%) Developer
2 130 (14.33%) Java Developer
3 126 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 104 (11.47%) Senior Developer
5 83 (9.15%) C# Developer
6 80 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 78 (8.60%) Analyst
7 78 (8.60%) Software Engineer
8 49 (5.40%) Business Analyst
9 45 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 43 (4.74%) Tester
11 42 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
13 40 (4.41%) Web Developer
14 36 (3.97%) Junior
14 36 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
15 32 (3.53%) C# Software Developer
15 32 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
15 32 (3.53%) Technical Leader
16 31 (3.42%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (26.46%) .NET
2 220 (24.26%) HTML
3 172 (18.96%) Web Services
4 156 (17.20%) CSS
5 146 (16.10%) Spring
6 139 (15.33%) AngularJS
7 137 (15.10%) ASP.NET
8 134 (14.77%) REST
9 129 (14.22%) XML
10 113 (12.46%) JSON
11 112 (12.35%) Hibernate
12 97 (10.69%) HTML5
12 97 (10.69%) SOAP
13 91 (10.03%) RESTful
14 80 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 75 (8.27%) Spring MVC
16 73 (8.05%) jQuery
16 73 (8.05%) Node.js
17 71 (7.83%) .NET Framework
18 69 (7.61%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 65 (7.17%) User Experience
3 57 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 18 (1.98%) Fintech
7 17 (1.87%) Clustering
8 16 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.21%) Music Streaming
10 11 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.99%) Internet of Things
12 8 (0.88%) Wiki
13 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.77%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.66%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.66%) RIA
15 5 (0.55%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (17.64%) Linux
2 62 (6.84%) Windows
3 33 (3.64%) Android
4 32 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.54%) Unix
6 13 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.32%) CentOS
8 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.55%) ThreadX
10 4 (0.44%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (93.83%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (32.41%) TDD
3 274 (30.21%) MVC
4 192 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (20.84%) BDD
5 189 (20.84%) Test Automation
6 184 (20.29%) Kanban
7 163 (17.97%) Software Engineering
8 150 (16.54%) DevOps
9 116 (12.79%) SDLC
10 109 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
11 105 (11.58%) Unit Testing
12 103 (11.36%) Project Management
13 92 (10.14%) Web Development
14 91 (10.03%) OO
15 87 (9.59%) Microservices
16 84 (9.26%) Open Source
17 83 (9.15%) Programme Management
18 81 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
19 80 (8.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 309 (34.07%) C#
1 309 (34.07%) Java
2 247 (27.23%) SQL
3 244 (26.90%) JavaScript
4 88 (9.70%) Python
5 59 (6.50%) T-SQL
6 54 (5.95%) C
6 54 (5.95%) PHP
7 46 (5.07%) C++
8 36 (3.97%) Scala
9 30 (3.31%) Ruby
10 23 (2.54%) TypeScript
11 16 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.54%) Objective-C
12 14 (1.54%) XPath
13 13 (1.43%) Groovy
14 11 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.99%) ES6
15 9 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (13.23%) Degree
2 64 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 32 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 31 (3.42%) ISEB
6 23 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.98%) MCSE
8 14 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.43%) CEH
9 13 (1.43%) MCSA
10 12 (1.32%) PMP
11 11 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.66%) CCNA
13 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.55%) CISSP
15 4 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.72%) QA
2 9 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.44%) COBIT
3 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.33%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (8.27%) Docker
2 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.66%) vSphere
4 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.44%) GlusterFS
4 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Gluster
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) iptables
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (1.87%) Ansible
1 17 (1.87%) Puppet
2 14 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.66%) Kibana
5 6 (0.66%) Salt
6 5 (0.55%) Nagios
7 4 (0.44%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.44%) OSSEC
7 4 (0.44%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.11%) Grafana
8 1 (0.11%) Graylog
8 1 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.11%) Mesos
8 1 (0.11%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 118 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.93%) SAP
3 54 (5.95%) Apple
4 37 (4.08%) Oracle
5 30 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 16 (1.76%) IBM
6 16 (1.76%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.32%) VMware
9 11 (1.21%) Google
9 11 (1.21%) MuleSoft
9 11 (1.21%) Zend
10 10 (1.10%) Tableau
11 8 (0.88%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.77%) Cadence
13 6 (0.66%) HP
13 6 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.55%) Facebook
14 5 (0.55%) New Relic
15 3 (0.33%) CA Agile Central