Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,009 1,164 1,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.22% 11.23% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 12.12% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 768 948 964
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 9,018 9,605 9,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.36% 92.64% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,149 7,907 7,815
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -5 339 £45,000 -14.29% 78
Wiltshire +5 226 £51,750 +8.95% 44
Gloucestershire 0 210 £47,500 +3.26% 26
Somerset +4 115 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Dorset +2 77 £42,500 -10.53% 18
Devon -10 36 £38,750 -3.13% 19
Cornwall +10 1 £50,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 890 (88.21%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (35.48%) C#
3 324 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 310 (30.72%) .NET
5 259 (25.67%) SQL
6 250 (24.78%) JIRA
7 239 (23.69%) Git (software)
8 225 (22.30%) Test Automation
9 219 (21.70%) Kanban
10 215 (21.31%) Finance
11 209 (20.71%) Linux
12 206 (20.42%) Azure
13 200 (19.82%) DevOps
13 200 (19.82%) Java
14 199 (19.72%) CSS
15 179 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
16 178 (17.64%) SQL Server
17 171 (16.95%) Degree
18 168 (16.65%) ASP.NET
19 167 (16.55%) React
20 161 (15.96%) MVC
21 156 (15.46%) TDD
22 154 (15.26%) AngularJS
23 153 (15.16%) Docker
24 152 (15.06%) HTML
25 150 (14.87%) AWS
26 142 (14.07%) Software Engineering
27 141 (13.97%) Security Cleared
28 139 (13.78%) C
29 135 (13.38%) Public Sector

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 90 (8.92%) Confluence
2 57 (5.65%) Apache Spark
3 37 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (3.07%) OpenStack
6 27 (2.68%) Apache Solr
7 26 (2.58%) Apache
8 12 (1.19%) JBoss
8 12 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.09%) CMS
10 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.69%) IIS
12 6 (0.59%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.50%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.50%) Mule
13 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.30%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.50%) Simulink
6 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.099%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 206 (20.42%) Azure
2 150 (14.87%) AWS
3 78 (7.73%) GCP
4 31 (3.07%) OpenShift
5 30 (2.97%) Office 365
6 27 (2.68%) Azure Stack
6 27 (2.68%) OneDrive
7 25 (2.48%) SaaS
8 14 (1.39%) Trello
9 10 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.89%) Serverless
11 8 (0.79%) PaaS
11 8 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.69%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.69%) NuGet
12 7 (0.69%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.59%) G Suite
14 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 50 (4.96%) Internet
3 46 (4.56%) Firewall
4 28 (2.78%) HTTPS
5 27 (2.68%) DNS
5 27 (2.68%) Extranet
5 27 (2.68%) NetScaler
5 27 (2.68%) Skype
6 24 (2.38%) DHCP
7 20 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (0.99%) VSAN
9 9 (0.89%) DMZ
10 8 (0.79%) VPN
11 7 (0.69%) HTTP
11 7 (0.69%) SSH
12 6 (0.59%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.59%) NFC
12 6 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.50%) 3G
13 5 (0.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (17.64%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.51%) Big Data
3 47 (4.66%) MySQL
4 41 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 31 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (2.97%) Apache Hive
7 30 (2.97%) GIS
7 30 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 27 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.78%) Impala
11 16 (1.59%) Data Lake
12 15 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
13 14 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 250 (24.78%) JIRA
2 239 (23.69%) Git (software)
3 110 (10.90%) Jenkins
4 83 (8.23%) Selenium
5 81 (8.03%) Bitbucket
6 62 (6.14%) Cucumber
7 50 (4.96%) git-flow
7 50 (4.96%) Subversion
8 47 (4.66%) Visual Studio
9 46 (4.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 45 (4.46%) JUnit
10 45 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 43 (4.26%) Bitbucket Server
12 41 (4.06%) Maven
13 36 (3.57%) SpecFlow
14 34 (3.37%) TestRail
15 33 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 31 (3.07%) WebDriver
17 26 (2.58%) Zephyr
18 24 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 215 (21.31%) Finance
2 135 (13.38%) Public Sector
3 88 (8.72%) Marketing
4 87 (8.62%) Retail
5 82 (8.13%) Electronics
6 69 (6.84%) Manufacturing
6 69 (6.84%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.58%) Local Government
8 23 (2.28%) Automotive
9 18 (1.78%) Fire and Rescue
9 18 (1.78%) Police
10 13 (1.29%) Games
11 10 (0.99%) Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
15 1 (0.099%) Military
15 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 369 (36.57%) Developer
2 158 (15.66%) Analyst
3 114 (11.30%) .NET Developer
4 86 (8.52%) C# Developer
5 83 (8.23%) Software Developer
6 63 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 58 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 55 (5.45%) Consultant
9 54 (5.35%) Java Developer
10 53 (5.25%) Business Analyst
11 52 (5.15%) Senior Developer
12 46 (4.56%) Test Engineer
13 43 (4.26%) Scrum Master
14 41 (4.06%) QA Analyst
15 37 (3.67%) Architect
16 35 (3.47%) .NET Software Developer
17 34 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
17 34 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 32 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (3.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (30.72%) .NET
2 199 (19.72%) CSS
3 168 (16.65%) ASP.NET
4 167 (16.55%) React
5 154 (15.26%) AngularJS
6 152 (15.06%) HTML
7 115 (11.40%) REST
8 105 (10.41%) Web Services
9 98 (9.71%) Spring
10 92 (9.12%) .NET Core
11 90 (8.92%) jQuery
12 79 (7.83%) HTML5
12 79 (7.83%) Vue.js
13 61 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (6.05%) Redux
14 60 (5.95%) Node.js
15 56 (5.55%) SOAP
16 55 (5.45%) .NET Framework
17 54 (5.35%) Sass
18 50 (4.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.66%) User Experience
3 40 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.47%) Internet of Things
6 29 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.68%) EPoS
8 25 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.08%) Wiki
10 19 (1.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 18 (1.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 18 (1.78%) Cybercrime
12 13 (1.29%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.19%) Cyberattack
13 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (1.09%) e-Learning
14 11 (1.09%) RIA
15 10 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 209 (20.71%) Linux
2 81 (8.03%) Windows
3 58 (5.75%) Android
3 58 (5.75%) Unix
4 48 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 33 (3.27%) CentOS
6 27 (2.68%) Mac OS
7 17 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.39%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.79%) Debian
9 8 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.50%) zOS
11 4 (0.40%) Fedora
12 3 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
12 3 (0.30%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.099%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (88.21%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (22.30%) Test Automation
3 219 (21.70%) Kanban
4 200 (19.82%) DevOps
5 179 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
6 161 (15.96%) MVC
7 156 (15.46%) TDD
8 142 (14.07%) Software Engineering
9 124 (12.29%) Mentoring
10 120 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
10 120 (11.89%) SDLC
11 108 (10.70%) BDD
11 108 (10.70%) Project Management
12 98 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 93 (9.22%) Web Development
14 90 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (7.93%) User Stories
16 77 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
17 71 (7.04%) Business Analysis
17 71 (7.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 358 (35.48%) C#
2 324 (32.11%) JavaScript
3 259 (25.67%) SQL
4 200 (19.82%) Java
5 139 (13.78%) C
6 126 (12.49%) Python
7 101 (10.01%) C++
8 97 (9.61%) TypeScript
9 63 (6.24%) PHP
10 48 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 38 (3.77%) VB.NET
12 33 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 29 (2.87%) R
14 25 (2.48%) Perl
15 15 (1.49%) ES6
15 15 (1.49%) Scala
16 13 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.19%) Java 8
18 11 (1.09%) T-SQL
19 10 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 171 (16.95%) Degree
2 141 (13.97%) Security Cleared
3 75 (7.43%) DV Cleared
4 62 (6.14%) ISTQB
5 52 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 51 (5.05%) CCNA
6 51 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (5.05%) ISEB
7 35 (3.47%) RHCE
8 29 (2.87%) MCSE
8 29 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (2.68%) CCA
9 27 (2.68%) CISSP
9 27 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
9 27 (2.68%) GIAC
9 27 (2.68%) Linux+ Certification
9 27 (2.68%) MCP
9 27 (2.68%) Network+ Certification
9 27 (2.68%) SANS
9 27 (2.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.61%) QA
2 27 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 20 (1.98%) NIST
4 13 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.29%) PMO
5 5 (0.50%) NCSC
6 1 (0.099%) GDPR
6 1 (0.099%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 153 (15.16%) Docker
2 38 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 36 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (2.68%) XenApp
6 24 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.78%) Apache Flume
8 12 (1.19%) Firmware
9 10 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.89%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 104 (10.31%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.37%) SCCM
3 27 (2.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 27 (2.68%) SCOM
3 27 (2.68%) SCOrch
4 22 (2.18%) Ansible
4 22 (2.18%) Puppet
5 18 (1.78%) Oozie
6 15 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.99%) vRealize
8 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (0.79%) WSUS
8 8 (0.79%) yum
9 4 (0.40%) Terraform
10 3 (0.30%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.30%) Salt
11 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.20%) Mesos
12 1 (0.099%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (8.52%) Google
2 82 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 72 (7.14%) Oracle
4 70 (6.94%) SAP
5 60 (5.95%) Atlassian
6 45 (4.46%) Splunk
7 37 (3.67%) VMware
8 35 (3.47%) Cisco
9 31 (3.07%) Red Hat
10 29 (2.87%) Apple
11 28 (2.78%) Teradata
12 23 (2.28%) Citrix
13 18 (1.78%) Informatica
14 11 (1.09%) hybris
14 11 (1.09%) IBM
15 8 (0.79%) Tableau
16 6 (0.59%) Adobe
17 4 (0.40%) Talend
18 3 (0.30%) Cognos
18 3 (0.30%) Cypress Semiconductor