Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 898 621 848
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.61% 9.37% 8.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.77% 10.29% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 663 538 690
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +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 6,080 6,033 9,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.15% 91.01% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,499 4,904 7,170
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,357 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -4 318 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Gloucestershire +30 266 £50,000 - 26
Wiltshire +4 142 £55,000 -4.35% 25
Devon +4 58 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Somerset +10 42 £49,250 +9.44% 3
Dorset -16 39 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Cornwall -1 5 £37,500 - 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 829 (92.32%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (44.21%) DevOps
3 340 (37.86%) Azure
4 316 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 296 (32.96%) Docker
6 292 (32.52%) Java
7 290 (32.29%) AWS
8 231 (25.72%) C#
9 228 (25.39%) Microservices
10 227 (25.28%) Git (software)
11 224 (24.94%) SQL
12 214 (23.83%) AngularJS
13 200 (22.27%) Software Engineering
14 195 (21.71%) JIRA
15 189 (21.05%) TypeScript
16 185 (20.60%) Jenkins
17 179 (19.93%) Python
18 169 (18.82%) .NET
19 168 (18.71%) CSS
20 165 (18.37%) HTML
21 164 (18.26%) Mentoring
22 161 (17.93%) Scaled Agile Framework
23 160 (17.82%) Linux
24 154 (17.15%) TDD
25 153 (17.04%) Confluence
26 147 (16.37%) Social Skills
27 143 (15.92%) Cyber Intelligence
28 139 (15.48%) Finance
29 134 (14.92%) Kubernetes
30 131 (14.59%) Machine Learning

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
1 153 (17.04%) Confluence
2 88 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.12%) JBoss
4 19 (2.12%) NServiceBus
5 13 (1.45%) Mule
5 13 (1.45%) Mule ESB
5 13 (1.45%) Red Hat Fuse
6 8 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.89%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.78%) Apache
7 7 (0.78%) CMS
7 7 (0.78%) IIS
7 7 (0.78%) Kentico
7 7 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.56%) nginx
8 5 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.33%) WildFly
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.67%) Figma
3 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.45%) GIMP
4 4 (0.45%) Inkscape
4 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.22%) Gephi
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.11%) Sketch
7 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) Maximo
3 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 340 (37.86%) Azure
2 290 (32.29%) AWS
3 109 (12.14%) GCP
4 94 (10.47%) SaaS
5 57 (6.35%) Serverless
6 39 (4.34%) PaaS
7 36 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (2.00%) IaaS
11 16 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (1.56%) npm
14 10 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (1.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 8 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (0.89%) GitHub
16 8 (0.89%) Power Platform
16 8 (0.89%) Yarn
17 6 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.90%) Firewall
2 61 (6.79%) IPv4
3 49 (5.46%) VLAN
3 49 (5.46%) VPN
4 47 (5.23%) OSPF
5 20 (2.23%) Internet
5 20 (2.23%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.45%) DNS
7 3 (0.33%) IKE
7 3 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.33%) SSL
8 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.22%) LAN
8 2 (0.22%) MPLS
8 2 (0.22%) SSH
8 2 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 112 (12.47%) MongoDB
3 100 (11.14%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (9.47%) Big Data
5 73 (8.13%) MySQL
6 67 (7.46%) Relational Database
7 64 (7.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 42 (4.68%) NoSQL
9 41 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (2.23%) Apache Accumulo
12 11 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.78%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.78%) Power BI
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 227 (25.28%) Git (software)
2 195 (21.71%) JIRA
3 185 (20.60%) Jenkins
4 55 (6.12%) Subversion
5 39 (4.34%) Maven
6 34 (3.79%) JUnit
7 33 (3.67%) Selenium
8 32 (3.56%) Cucumber
9 31 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 21 (2.34%) IntelliJ
11 20 (2.23%) IDA Disassembler
12 16 (1.78%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.67%) Flyway
14 14 (1.56%) Mockito
14 14 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (1.45%) webpack
16 12 (1.34%) GitLab
16 12 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.22%) git-flow
17 11 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 147 (16.37%) Social Skills
2 139 (15.48%) Finance
3 119 (13.25%) Marketing
4 108 (12.03%) Public Sector
5 67 (7.46%) Legal
6 62 (6.90%) Manufacturing
6 62 (6.90%) Telecoms
7 58 (6.46%) Electronics
8 27 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.45%) Local Government
10 21 (2.34%) Publishing
11 14 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (0.89%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (0.78%) Automotive
14 6 (0.67%) Games
14 6 (0.67%) Law
14 6 (0.67%) Retail
15 4 (0.45%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 404 (44.99%) Developer
2 142 (15.81%) Java Developer
3 105 (11.69%) Senior Developer
4 93 (10.36%) Software Engineer
5 73 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 67 (7.46%) .NET Developer
7 65 (7.24%) Angular Developer
8 56 (6.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 47 (5.23%) Software Developer
10 36 (4.01%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.01%) Lead Developer
10 36 (4.01%) Scrum Master
11 35 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 34 (3.79%) React Developer
13 31 (3.45%) Architect
13 31 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 30 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
16 28 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (3.01%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (23.83%) AngularJS
2 169 (18.82%) .NET
3 168 (18.71%) CSS
4 165 (18.37%) HTML
5 126 (14.03%) React
5 126 (14.03%) Spring
6 111 (12.36%) Web Services
7 102 (11.36%) .NET Core
8 97 (10.80%) Spring Boot
9 89 (9.91%) Node.js
10 85 (9.47%) ASP.NET
11 84 (9.35%) Kafka
12 78 (8.69%) Vue.js
13 71 (7.91%) Hibernate
14 70 (7.80%) RESTful
15 61 (6.79%) REST
16 56 (6.24%) .NET Framework
17 54 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
18 44 (4.90%) HTML5
19 41 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (11.92%) User Experience
2 58 (6.46%) Cyberattack
3 47 (5.23%) Public Cloud
4 32 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 26 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.34%) Wiki
8 20 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.12%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.22%) Internet of Things
13 9 (1.00%) NHS
14 8 (0.89%) Blog
14 8 (0.89%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.67%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.56%) RIA
16 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 160 (17.82%) Linux
2 102 (11.36%) Windows
3 74 (8.24%) CentOS
4 61 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 49 (5.46%) Ubuntu
5 49 (5.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (4.45%) Apple iOS
7 39 (4.34%) Android
8 25 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.45%) Unix
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (92.32%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (44.21%) DevOps
3 228 (25.39%) Microservices
4 200 (22.27%) Software Engineering
5 164 (18.26%) Mentoring
6 161 (17.93%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 154 (17.15%) TDD
8 143 (15.92%) Cyber Intelligence
9 131 (14.59%) Machine Learning
10 126 (14.03%) Kanban
11 124 (13.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 123 (13.70%) Data Science
13 120 (13.36%) DevSecOps
13 120 (13.36%) MVC
14 116 (12.92%) SDLC
15 107 (11.92%) Analytics
16 106 (11.80%) Software Testing
17 100 (11.14%) Test Automation
18 93 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
19 91 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 316 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 292 (32.52%) Java
3 231 (25.72%) C#
4 224 (24.94%) SQL
5 189 (21.05%) TypeScript
6 179 (19.93%) Python
7 86 (9.58%) C
8 85 (9.47%) C++
9 71 (7.91%) Bash Shell
10 68 (7.57%) PowerShell
11 49 (5.46%) PHP
12 22 (2.45%) Java 8
12 22 (2.45%) T-SQL
13 18 (2.00%) Go
14 17 (1.89%) ES6
15 11 (1.22%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.22%) Kotlin
16 7 (0.78%) Perl
16 7 (0.78%) R
17 6 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 80 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 68 (7.57%) Degree
4 45 (5.01%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.89%) PhD
6 14 (1.56%) GIAC
7 13 (1.45%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.34%) RHCE
9 8 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.67%) ISEB
12 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.45%) MCSE
13 3 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.22%) CISSP
14 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (0.56%) PMO
3 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.45%) WCAG
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 296 (32.96%) Docker
2 85 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (2.23%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.89%) NDS
7 7 (0.78%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.33%) vSphere
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 134 (14.92%) Kubernetes
2 129 (14.37%) Ansible
3 69 (7.68%) Puppet
4 56 (6.24%) Terraform
5 8 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 4 (0.45%) Grafana
7 4 (0.45%) Nagios
7 4 (0.45%) Packer
7 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.22%) Kibana
8 2 (0.22%) Oozie
8 2 (0.22%) vRealize
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 90 (10.02%) VMware
3 89 (9.91%) Oracle
4 58 (6.46%) SAP
5 47 (5.23%) Google
6 39 (4.34%) Red Hat
7 25 (2.78%) Splunk
8 22 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.89%) Apple
9 8 (0.89%) ForgeRock
9 8 (0.89%) NetIQ
10 7 (0.78%) Cadence
10 7 (0.78%) Netlify
10 7 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.67%) CyberArk
11 6 (0.67%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.67%) Okta
11 6 (0.67%) Teradata
12 5 (0.56%) Cisco
13 4 (0.45%) IBM