Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,164 1,004 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.22% 9.94% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.17% 10.84% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 949 937 868
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 9,567 9,264 9,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.19% 91.74% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,870 7,639 8,215
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,798
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +11 534 £52,500 +5.00% 75
Gloucestershire +1 191 £46,000 -3.16% 26
Wiltshire +19 177 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Somerset 0 113 £50,000 +17.65% 34
Dorset +29 98 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Devon -15 35 £40,000 -8.05% 16
Cornwall +8 6 - - 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1,075 (92.35%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (38.14%) Java
3 405 (34.79%) C#
4 377 (32.39%) .NET
5 360 (30.93%) JavaScript
6 316 (27.15%) TDD
7 312 (26.80%) Software Engineering
8 294 (25.26%) Finance
9 247 (21.22%) HTML
10 235 (20.19%) SQL
11 234 (20.10%) CSS
12 233 (20.02%) MVC
13 224 (19.24%) Test Automation
14 222 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
15 198 (17.01%) Python
16 188 (16.15%) Kanban
17 181 (15.55%) BDD
18 179 (15.38%) Microsoft
19 178 (15.29%) SQL Server
19 178 (15.29%) Git (software)
20 175 (15.03%) C++
21 169 (14.52%) ASP.NET
21 169 (14.52%) SDLC
22 162 (13.92%) Linux
23 158 (13.57%) JIRA
24 157 (13.49%) Spring
25 148 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
26 141 (12.11%) Web Services
27 140 (12.03%) JUnit
28 139 (11.94%) OO

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 67 (5.76%) Apache
2 61 (5.24%) Confluence
3 39 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 23 (1.98%) CMS
4 23 (1.98%) JBoss
5 20 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 19 (1.63%) Apache Pig
7 17 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.37%) Mule
8 16 (1.37%) Mule ESB
9 10 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.77%) Alfresco
10 9 (0.77%) Joomla!
11 8 (0.69%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.69%) SAS
11 8 (0.69%) WordPress
12 7 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.086%) InVision
6 1 (0.086%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 148 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (4.04%) SaaS
4 28 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (1.20%) PaaS
9 13 (1.12%) GitHub
10 11 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.60%) npm
12 6 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.52%) Office 365
12 6 (0.52%) Serverless
13 5 (0.43%) NuGet
14 3 (0.26%) IaaS
15 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.78%) Internet
2 30 (2.58%) HTTP
3 20 (1.72%) SSL
4 17 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.37%) SMS
6 15 (1.29%) Firewall
7 9 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.69%) 3GPP
8 8 (0.69%) 802.11
8 8 (0.69%) 802.15
8 8 (0.69%) Bluetooth
8 8 (0.69%) MQTT
8 8 (0.69%) Wireshark
8 8 (0.69%) ZigBee
9 7 (0.60%) Extranet
9 7 (0.60%) RS-232
10 5 (0.43%) PPP
11 3 (0.26%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.17%) Broadband
12 2 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.90%) MongoDB
3 54 (4.64%) Big Data
4 47 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 47 (4.04%) MySQL
4 47 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 43 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.66%) RDBMS
7 27 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 23 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 21 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.72%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.12%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.95%) Power BI
17 11 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 178 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 158 (13.57%) JIRA
3 140 (12.03%) JUnit
4 132 (11.34%) Selenium
5 98 (8.42%) Jenkins
6 80 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 68 (5.84%) Maven
8 65 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 62 (5.33%) Subversion
10 61 (5.24%) Bitbucket
11 59 (5.07%) Protractor
12 57 (4.90%) Cucumber
13 49 (4.21%) TestNG
14 48 (4.12%) Jasmine
15 42 (3.61%) Ant
16 39 (3.35%) Visual Studio
17 35 (3.01%) EasyMock
18 32 (2.75%) TeamCity
19 27 (2.32%) WebDriver
20 22 (1.89%) IntelliJ
General
1 294 (25.26%) Finance
2 117 (10.05%) Manufacturing
3 114 (9.79%) Marketing
4 112 (9.62%) Electronics
5 106 (9.11%) Telecoms
6 54 (4.64%) Retail
7 28 (2.41%) Games
8 21 (1.80%) Military
9 15 (1.29%) Law
10 12 (1.03%) Back Office
11 6 (0.52%) Avionics
12 5 (0.43%) Banking
12 5 (0.43%) Billing
12 5 (0.43%) Legal
13 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) Advertising
15 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.086%) French Language
16 1 (0.086%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 537 (46.13%) Developer
2 192 (16.49%) Java Developer
3 182 (15.64%) Software Engineer
4 174 (14.95%) .NET Developer
5 148 (12.71%) Software Developer
6 127 (10.91%) C# Developer
7 113 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 106 (9.11%) Senior Developer
9 104 (8.93%) Analyst
10 72 (6.19%) Java Engineer
11 59 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
12 56 (4.81%) Test Analyst
13 50 (4.30%) Architect
14 49 (4.21%) Lead Developer
15 47 (4.04%) Project Manager
16 43 (3.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 42 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
18 40 (3.44%) C# Software Developer
18 40 (3.44%) C++ Software Engineer
18 40 (3.44%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (32.39%) .NET
2 247 (21.22%) HTML
3 234 (20.10%) CSS
4 169 (14.52%) ASP.NET
5 157 (13.49%) Spring
6 141 (12.11%) Web Services
7 134 (11.51%) AngularJS
8 115 (9.88%) XML
9 104 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 100 (8.59%) SOAP
11 95 (8.16%) REST
12 85 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (7.13%) React
14 75 (6.44%) Hibernate
15 73 (6.27%) Java EE
16 72 (6.19%) Spring MVC
17 69 (5.93%) HTML5
17 69 (5.93%) Node.js
17 69 (5.93%) RESTful
18 63 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.02%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (7.39%) User Experience
4 68 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (3.18%) Wiki
7 30 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (2.23%) Fintech
10 21 (1.80%) RIA
11 16 (1.37%) Smart Home
12 15 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.95%) Clustering
14 10 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.60%) Device Driver
16 7 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (0.60%) Internet of Things
17 6 (0.52%) EPoS
18 5 (0.43%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 162 (13.92%) Linux
2 68 (5.84%) Windows
3 58 (4.98%) Android
3 58 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 44 (3.78%) Unix
5 37 (3.18%) CentOS
5 37 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.69%) FreeRTOS
7 8 (0.69%) ThreadX
8 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.086%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,075 (92.35%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (27.15%) TDD
3 312 (26.80%) Software Engineering
4 233 (20.02%) MVC
5 224 (19.24%) Test Automation
6 222 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
7 188 (16.15%) Kanban
8 181 (15.55%) BDD
9 169 (14.52%) SDLC
10 139 (11.94%) OO
11 134 (11.51%) DevOps
12 121 (10.40%) Unit Testing
13 115 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
14 101 (8.68%) Open Source
14 101 (8.68%) Web Development
15 99 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
16 96 (8.25%) Programme Management
17 91 (7.82%) Mentoring
18 85 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
19 83 (7.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 444 (38.14%) Java
2 405 (34.79%) C#
3 360 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 235 (20.19%) SQL
5 198 (17.01%) Python
6 175 (15.03%) C++
7 132 (11.34%) C
8 59 (5.07%) PHP
9 52 (4.47%) TypeScript
10 32 (2.75%) Scala
11 30 (2.58%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.49%) VB.NET
13 28 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 24 (2.06%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.98%) Perl
16 21 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.55%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.55%) Embedded C
17 18 (1.55%) Java 8
18 17 (1.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 138 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 131 (11.25%) Degree
3 68 (5.84%) DV Cleared
4 62 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.89%) ISEB
7 16 (1.37%) MCSE
7 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.12%) CCNA
11 12 (1.03%) CISSP
11 12 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (1.03%) GIAC
11 12 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (1.03%) SANS
11 12 (1.03%) SSCP
12 10 (0.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.38%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) PMO
3 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) GDPR
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (4.98%) Docker
2 21 (1.80%) Firmware
3 13 (1.12%) vSphere
4 12 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (1.98%) Puppet
2 20 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.46%) Ansible
4 13 (1.12%) Salt
5 9 (0.77%) Terraform
6 8 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.43%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.34%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.17%) Kibana
9 2 (0.17%) Nagios
9 2 (0.17%) SCCM
9 2 (0.17%) SCOM
9 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.086%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.086%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.086%) Mesos
Vendors
1 179 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.40%) Oracle
3 101 (8.68%) SAP
4 48 (4.12%) Google
5 38 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 35 (3.01%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.29%) Apple
8 14 (1.20%) IBM
9 13 (1.12%) Tableau
10 8 (0.69%) Twitter
11 6 (0.52%) Adobe
11 6 (0.52%) ATG
11 6 (0.52%) HP
11 6 (0.52%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.43%) Teradata
13 4 (0.34%) Facebook
13 4 (0.34%) VMware
13 4 (0.34%) Zend
14 3 (0.26%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.26%) Sitecore