Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 887 918 1,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.00% 9.05% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 9.93% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 745 839 928
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £68,750
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 9,145 9,242 9,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.74% 91.06% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,146 7,565 7,881
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 410 £52,500 +5.00% 89
Wiltshire +16 173 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Gloucestershire -8 111 £46,500 -7.00% 27
Somerset -15 93 £47,500 +7.95% 21
Dorset +21 60 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Devon -33 30 £35,000 -24.06% 18
Cornwall +24 1 - - 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 772 (87.03%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (39.01%) Java
3 283 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 265 (29.88%) TDD
5 245 (27.62%) C#
6 233 (26.27%) .NET
7 223 (25.14%) Software Engineering
8 214 (24.13%) Finance
9 173 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
10 172 (19.39%) SQL Server
11 171 (19.28%) HTML
12 165 (18.60%) MVC
13 160 (18.04%) SQL
14 154 (17.36%) Kanban
15 149 (16.80%) Test Automation
16 148 (16.69%) CSS
17 139 (15.67%) ASP.NET
17 139 (15.67%) BDD
18 129 (14.54%) Python
19 128 (14.43%) Git (software)
20 125 (14.09%) Web Services
21 124 (13.98%) Marketing
22 121 (13.64%) Degree
23 120 (13.53%) Spring
23 120 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
23 120 (13.53%) Linux
24 119 (13.42%) Microsoft
25 116 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
26 111 (12.51%) Business Intelligence
27 109 (12.29%) Electronics

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 32 (3.61%) Apache
2 26 (2.93%) Confluence
3 17 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.24%) CMS
7 10 (1.13%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.90%) Marvel
10 7 (0.79%) WordPress
11 4 (0.45%) IIS
11 4 (0.45%) JBoss
12 3 (0.34%) Drupal
12 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.34%) SAS
13 2 (0.23%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.24%) InVision
1 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.90%) Flinto
2 8 (0.90%) Pixate
3 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
8 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.11%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 120 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.72%) SaaS
4 18 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.58%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.01%) GitHub
9 9 (1.01%) IaaS
9 9 (1.01%) PaaS
10 3 (0.34%) npm
10 3 (0.34%) NuGet
10 3 (0.34%) Office 365
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.23%) Serverless
11 2 (0.23%) Trello
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.11%) Google Play
12 1 (0.11%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.27%) Internet
2 21 (2.37%) HTTP
3 17 (1.92%) SSL
4 14 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.24%) Firewall
6 8 (0.90%) Extranet
7 3 (0.34%) SMS
8 2 (0.23%) Broadband
8 2 (0.23%) Hyperconnected
8 2 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.11%) ATM
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.11%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.03%) MySQL
3 57 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 47 (5.30%) Hadoop
5 42 (4.74%) Big Data
6 39 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 37 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 36 (4.06%) RDBMS
9 32 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 23 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.58%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.58%) Geospatial Data
14 13 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (1.47%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.35%) BigQuery
15 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 128 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 95 (10.71%) JIRA
3 89 (10.03%) Selenium
4 67 (7.55%) Maven
5 65 (7.33%) Subversion
6 63 (7.10%) Jenkins
7 61 (6.88%) JUnit
8 45 (5.07%) Cucumber
9 43 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (4.74%) Bitbucket
11 41 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 37 (4.17%) Ant
13 25 (2.82%) Apache Ivy
13 25 (2.82%) git-flow
14 24 (2.71%) WebDriver
15 20 (2.25%) Jasmine
16 17 (1.92%) EasyMock
16 17 (1.92%) Protractor
17 16 (1.80%) PHPUnit
18 15 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 214 (24.13%) Finance
2 124 (13.98%) Marketing
3 109 (12.29%) Electronics
4 106 (11.95%) Manufacturing
5 105 (11.84%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.59%) Retail
7 13 (1.47%) Games
8 12 (1.35%) Back Office
9 7 (0.79%) Law
10 5 (0.56%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Military
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Avionics
13 2 (0.23%) Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 392 (44.19%) Developer
2 137 (15.45%) Software Engineer
3 135 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 119 (13.42%) Software Developer
5 101 (11.39%) .NET Developer
6 82 (9.24%) Analyst
7 67 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 65 (7.33%) Senior Developer
9 62 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 61 (6.88%) Architect
11 56 (6.31%) Java Engineer
12 52 (5.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 51 (5.75%) Test Analyst
14 44 (4.96%) Junior
15 43 (4.85%) Junior Developer
16 38 (4.28%) Java Software Developer
16 38 (4.28%) Project Manager
16 38 (4.28%) Scrum Master
17 36 (4.06%) C++ Software Engineer
18 34 (3.83%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (26.27%) .NET
2 171 (19.28%) HTML
3 148 (16.69%) CSS
4 139 (15.67%) ASP.NET
5 125 (14.09%) Web Services
6 120 (13.53%) Spring
7 102 (11.50%) AngularJS
8 91 (10.26%) HTML5
9 90 (10.15%) React
9 90 (10.15%) REST
10 89 (10.03%) SOAP
10 89 (10.03%) XML
11 66 (7.44%) Node.js
12 61 (6.88%) Hibernate
13 55 (6.20%) Java EE
14 54 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (6.09%) Spring MVC
15 53 (5.98%) J2EE
15 53 (5.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
2 75 (8.46%) User Experience
3 44 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (2.48%) Fintech
7 21 (2.37%) RIA
7 21 (2.37%) Wiki
8 19 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.35%) Clustering
12 9 (1.01%) EPoS
13 8 (0.90%) Blog
13 8 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.90%) PDA
14 6 (0.68%) Digital TV
14 6 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (0.56%) EMV
15 5 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.53%) Linux
2 80 (9.02%) Android
3 74 (8.34%) Apple iOS
4 39 (4.40%) CentOS
4 39 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.49%) Windows
6 19 (2.14%) Unix
7 13 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (87.03%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (29.88%) TDD
3 223 (25.14%) Software Engineering
4 173 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
5 165 (18.60%) MVC
6 154 (17.36%) Kanban
7 149 (16.80%) Test Automation
8 139 (15.67%) BDD
9 111 (12.51%) Business Intelligence
10 101 (11.39%) Digital Marketing
11 99 (11.16%) Programme Management
12 96 (10.82%) OO
13 93 (10.48%) SDLC
14 92 (10.37%) DevOps
15 91 (10.26%) Web Development
16 81 (9.13%) Unit Testing
17 80 (9.02%) Computer Science
18 68 (7.67%) UML
19 63 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
20 62 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 346 (39.01%) Java
2 283 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 245 (27.62%) C#
4 160 (18.04%) SQL
5 129 (14.54%) Python
6 106 (11.95%) C++
7 90 (10.15%) C
8 68 (7.67%) PHP
9 27 (3.04%) TypeScript
10 24 (2.71%) Scala
11 22 (2.48%) Java 8
11 22 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.80%) Embedded C
14 13 (1.47%) ES6
14 13 (1.47%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.47%) PHP 7
15 11 (1.24%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (13.64%) Degree
2 107 (12.06%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.30%) DV Cleared
4 37 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (2.37%) ISEB
8 20 (2.25%) MCSE
8 20 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.47%) CISSP
10 12 (1.35%) CCNA
11 10 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (1.13%) GIAC
11 10 (1.13%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (1.13%) MCSA
11 10 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (1.13%) SANS
11 10 (1.13%) SSCP
12 8 (0.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.99%) QA
2 20 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.56%) PMO
5 3 (0.34%) P3O
5 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (5.07%) Docker
2 13 (1.47%) vSphere
3 7 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) NDS
6 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (2.25%) Puppet
2 13 (1.47%) Salt
3 9 (1.01%) Ansible
3 9 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.68%) Terraform
5 3 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
5 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 119 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 100 (11.27%) SAP
3 84 (9.47%) Oracle
4 40 (4.51%) Red Hat
5 23 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 23 (2.59%) Google
6 13 (1.47%) Teradata
6 13 (1.47%) Zend
7 8 (0.90%) Adobe
8 5 (0.56%) Twitter
8 5 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.45%) IBM
9 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.45%) Tableau
9 4 (0.45%) VMware
10 3 (0.34%) CA
10 3 (0.34%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.34%) NetIQ
10 3 (0.34%) Novell
10 3 (0.34%) ServiceNow