Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 763 508 970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 10.55% 13.30% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.25% 14.53% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 473 450 774
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,650
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,052 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,593 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.19% +2.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £64,188 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £71,250 £67,500
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 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 6,784 3,496 8,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 93.77% 91.52% 91.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,447 2,964 7,175
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,325 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £76,358 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the South West.

Salary trend for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the South West over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 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
Bristol -6 336 £52,500 +5.00% 58
Gloucestershire +9 154 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Dorset +17 101 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Wiltshire -16 82 £65,000 +14.82% 23
Somerset -12 54 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cornwall -6 12 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Devon +5 11 £72,500 +126.47% 9
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 697 (91.35%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (34.08%) DevOps
3 247 (32.37%) C#
4 222 (29.10%) JavaScript
5 213 (27.92%) Java
6 199 (26.08%) Azure
7 188 (24.64%) Software Engineering
8 174 (22.80%) .NET
9 163 (21.36%) Finance
10 158 (20.71%) React
10 158 (20.71%) Social Skills
11 153 (20.05%) TDD
12 150 (19.66%) SQL
13 145 (19.00%) Python
13 145 (19.00%) Docker
14 135 (17.69%) SQL Server
15 134 (17.56%) Mentoring
16 132 (17.30%) AngularJS
17 131 (17.17%) JIRA
18 130 (17.04%) AWS
19 124 (16.25%) Test Automation
20 122 (15.99%) HTML
20 122 (15.99%) Node.js
21 121 (15.86%) Microservices
22 119 (15.60%) Linux
23 116 (15.20%) Security Cleared
24 114 (14.94%) Git (software)
25 111 (14.55%) Microsoft
26 110 (14.42%) CSS
27 109 (14.29%) Kanban

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 83 (10.88%) Confluence
2 25 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.92%) Apache
6 7 (0.92%) CMS
7 5 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.26%) IIS
10 2 (0.26%) nginx
10 2 (0.26%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.13%) Mendix
11 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.79%) InVision
3 6 (0.79%) Sketch
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.52%) UXPin
6 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.26%) Figma
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.05%) Magento
1 8 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.39%) Maximo
3 3 (0.39%) SAP IBP
3 3 (0.39%) SAP MDG
3 3 (0.39%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.26%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.26%) Shopify
5 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 199 (26.08%) Azure
2 130 (17.04%) AWS
3 82 (10.75%) SaaS
4 59 (7.73%) GitHub
5 45 (5.90%) Serverless
6 30 (3.93%) GCP
7 29 (3.80%) PaaS
8 12 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.57%) npm
9 10 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.18%) IaaS
11 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.92%) Heroku
11 7 (0.92%) Snowflake
11 7 (0.92%) Yarn
12 6 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (0.79%) Microsoft 365
12 6 (0.79%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.66%) NuGet
13 5 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.62%) IPv4
2 17 (2.23%) Firewall
3 16 (2.10%) VPN
4 13 (1.70%) VLAN
5 12 (1.57%) OSPF
6 10 (1.31%) Internet
7 8 (1.05%) HTTP
7 8 (1.05%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.52%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.39%) IPv6
9 3 (0.39%) VoIP
10 1 (0.13%) DHCP
10 1 (0.13%) DNS
10 1 (0.13%) Extranet
10 1 (0.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) Multicast
10 1 (0.13%) Network Security
10 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.04%) Relational Database
3 42 (5.50%) MySQL
4 40 (5.24%) Big Data
5 36 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.15%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2017
14 8 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.05%) SAP BW
15 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 131 (17.17%) JIRA
2 114 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 106 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 56 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (6.68%) Selenium
6 37 (4.85%) Cucumber
7 33 (4.33%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.23%) Bitbucket
9 16 (2.10%) Subversion
10 14 (1.83%) Cypress.io
10 14 (1.83%) HP UFT
11 11 (1.44%) webpack
12 10 (1.31%) GitLab
12 10 (1.31%) JMeter
13 9 (1.18%) JUnit
13 9 (1.18%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.05%) IDA Disassembler
14 8 (1.05%) Maven
15 6 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
15 6 (0.79%) REST Assured
General
1 163 (21.36%) Finance
2 158 (20.71%) Social Skills
3 67 (8.78%) Public Sector
4 52 (6.82%) Marketing
5 51 (6.68%) Manufacturing
6 43 (5.64%) Electronics
7 40 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (5.24%) Telecoms
8 34 (4.46%) Retail
9 31 (4.06%) Legal
10 15 (1.97%) Presentation Skills
11 13 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.18%) Automotive
14 8 (1.05%) Back Office
15 7 (0.92%) Games
15 7 (0.92%) Military
16 6 (0.79%) Local Government
16 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 286 (37.48%) Developer
2 95 (12.45%) Software Engineer
3 76 (9.96%) Senior Developer
4 52 (6.82%) Analyst
5 45 (5.90%) C# Developer
5 45 (5.90%) Java Developer
6 44 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 43 (5.64%) .NET Developer
8 40 (5.24%) Scrum Master
9 39 (5.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 38 (4.98%) React Developer
11 33 (4.33%) Architect
11 33 (4.33%) Business Analyst
11 33 (4.33%) Project Manager
12 32 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (3.54%) Tester
14 26 (3.41%) Lead Developer
15 25 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (2.88%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (22.80%) .NET
2 158 (20.71%) React
3 132 (17.30%) AngularJS
4 122 (15.99%) HTML
4 122 (15.99%) Node.js
5 110 (14.42%) CSS
6 86 (11.27%) .NET Core
7 77 (10.09%) Web Services
8 74 (9.70%) REST
9 66 (8.65%) Spring
10 63 (8.26%) ASP.NET
10 63 (8.26%) Vue.js
11 56 (7.34%) .NET Framework
12 46 (6.03%) Hibernate
13 45 (5.90%) XML
14 42 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (5.37%) HTML5
16 38 (4.98%) jQuery
17 33 (4.33%) SOAP
18 32 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.17%) User Experience
2 27 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.01%) Cyberattack
4 21 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.62%) Cloud Native
6 19 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.23%) NHS
8 16 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.83%) Legacy Systems
11 12 (1.57%) Tandem
12 11 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
13 10 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.18%) VHDL
14 9 (1.18%) Wiki
15 8 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (1.05%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 119 (15.60%) Linux
2 56 (7.34%) Windows
3 22 (2.88%) CentOS
3 22 (2.88%) Unix
4 17 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.10%) Android
5 16 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.52%) AIX
8 4 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (91.35%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (34.08%) DevOps
3 188 (24.64%) Software Engineering
4 153 (20.05%) TDD
5 134 (17.56%) Mentoring
6 124 (16.25%) Test Automation
7 121 (15.86%) Microservices
8 109 (14.29%) Kanban
9 99 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
10 97 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
11 87 (11.40%) MVC
12 84 (11.01%) SDLC
13 75 (9.83%) Coaching
13 75 (9.83%) Full Stack Development
14 73 (9.57%) BDD
15 71 (9.31%) Software Testing
16 69 (9.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 65 (8.52%) Analytics
17 65 (8.52%) Open Source
18 64 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 247 (32.37%) C#
2 222 (29.10%) JavaScript
3 213 (27.92%) Java
4 150 (19.66%) SQL
5 145 (19.00%) Python
6 100 (13.11%) TypeScript
7 77 (10.09%) C++
8 66 (8.65%) C
9 50 (6.55%) PHP
10 36 (4.72%) Go
11 32 (4.19%) PowerShell
12 29 (3.80%) Java 8
13 26 (3.41%) Bash Shell
14 23 (3.01%) VB.NET
15 22 (2.88%) PL/SQL
16 20 (2.62%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.49%) Ruby
18 14 (1.83%) MATLAB
19 13 (1.70%) ES6
20 11 (1.44%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 116 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.37%) Degree
4 38 (4.98%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.83%) ISEB
7 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.79%) GIAC
8 6 (0.79%) RHCE
9 5 (0.66%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.52%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.52%) IIBA
10 4 (0.52%) MCPD
10 4 (0.52%) MCTS
11 3 (0.39%) CCNA
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.39%) MCP
11 3 (0.39%) MCSA
11 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.73%) QA
2 14 (1.83%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.66%) GDPR
5 3 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 145 (19.00%) Docker
2 34 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.05%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (7.34%) Ansible
2 51 (6.68%) Kubernetes
3 47 (6.16%) Terraform
4 25 (3.28%) Puppet
5 8 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.52%) Packer
6 4 (0.52%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.26%) Kibana
8 2 (0.26%) logstash
8 2 (0.26%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 111 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.57%) Oracle
3 46 (6.03%) SAP
4 38 (4.98%) VMware
5 31 (4.06%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.10%) Cognizant
7 15 (1.97%) Google
8 13 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.44%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.18%) Mentor Graphics
10 9 (1.18%) Xilinx
11 7 (0.92%) HP
12 6 (0.79%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.66%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.66%) IBM
14 4 (0.52%) hybris
15 3 (0.39%) ANSYS
15 3 (0.39%) Cisco
15 3 (0.39%) Genesys
15 3 (0.39%) Pega