Period
to 23 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 435 1,019 1,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.24% 10.27% 11.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.42% 11.23% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 400 823 981
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 3,016 9,077 9,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.78% 91.47% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 7,199 7,857
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,150
% change year-on-year +9.52% +4.69% +0.30%

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 23 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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
Wiltshire +10 156 £59,750 +17.16% 15
Bristol -6 77 £51,000 +13.33% 18
Somerset +1 63 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Gloucestershire -5 63 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Dorset +17 38 £35,000 -17.65% 8
Devon +8 10 £42,500 +9.68% 7
Cornwall +16 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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.

1 418 (96.09%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (36.55%) DevOps
3 155 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 136 (31.26%) Java
5 123 (28.28%) Security Cleared
6 121 (27.82%) AWS
7 119 (27.36%) TDD
8 112 (25.75%) Git (software)
9 109 (25.06%) CSS
10 108 (24.83%) HTML
11 107 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (23.22%) Azure
13 99 (22.76%) TypeScript
14 96 (22.07%) SQL
15 91 (20.92%) Docker
15 91 (20.92%) BDD
16 90 (20.69%) Test Automation
17 87 (20.00%) Kanban
17 87 (20.00%) .NET
18 86 (19.77%) Mentoring
19 84 (19.31%) MVC
19 84 (19.31%) Jenkins
20 81 (18.62%) C#
20 81 (18.62%) Finance
21 79 (18.16%) JIRA
22 77 (17.70%) SQL Server
23 67 (15.40%) RESTful
24 65 (14.94%) Microservices
25 63 (14.48%) MySQL
25 63 (14.48%) ASP.NET

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 51 (11.72%) Confluence
2 29 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.60%) Apache
4 19 (4.37%) NServiceBus
5 13 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.84%) WordPress
8 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.69%) CMS
10 3 (0.69%) JBoss
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.69%) WildFly
11 2 (0.46%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.46%) InVision
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (0.46%) Sketch
1 2 (0.46%) UXPin
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.76%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.69%) Maximo
3 2 (0.46%) Odoo
3 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (27.82%) AWS
2 101 (23.22%) Azure
3 29 (6.67%) SaaS
4 23 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.68%) GCP
6 14 (3.22%) GitHub
7 11 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.84%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.61%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.15%) Amazon SageMaker
11 5 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.15%) Office 365
11 5 (1.15%) Route 53
11 5 (1.15%) Serverless
11 5 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.92%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (0.92%) Force.com
12 4 (0.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.37%) Internet
2 8 (1.84%) Skype
3 3 (0.69%) VPN
4 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) OSPF
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 63 (14.48%) MySQL
3 41 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 37 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 35 (8.05%) Big Data
6 33 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (7.13%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (5.52%) NoSQL
9 17 (3.91%) Data Lake
9 17 (3.91%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.07%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.84%) Power BI
13 7 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.92%) QlikView
16 3 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 112 (25.75%) Git (software)
2 84 (19.31%) Jenkins
3 79 (18.16%) JIRA
4 49 (11.26%) Selenium
5 44 (10.11%) Cucumber
6 35 (8.05%) Maven
7 28 (6.44%) JUnit
8 27 (6.21%) Mockito
9 19 (4.37%) GitLab
9 19 (4.37%) SonarQube
10 16 (3.68%) Bitbucket Server
11 15 (3.45%) DbUnit
11 15 (3.45%) jMock
12 14 (3.22%) webpack
13 10 (2.30%) Hudson
13 10 (2.30%) IntelliJ
13 10 (2.30%) Subversion
14 9 (2.07%) Ant
14 9 (2.07%) Gradle
14 9 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (18.62%) Finance
2 41 (9.43%) Public Sector
3 35 (8.05%) Marketing
4 26 (5.98%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.29%) Local Government
5 23 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 22 (5.06%) Electronics
7 9 (2.07%) Publishing
8 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 5 (1.15%) Retail
10 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.69%) German Language
11 3 (0.69%) Military
12 2 (0.46%) Games
12 2 (0.46%) Social Science
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (50.80%) Developer
2 58 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.11%) Senior Developer
4 42 (9.66%) .NET Developer
5 32 (7.36%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.98%) Architect
7 23 (5.29%) Scrum Master
8 22 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (5.06%) Lead Developer
9 18 (4.14%) Analyst
10 17 (3.91%) Data Engineer
10 17 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (3.68%) React Developer
12 15 (3.45%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.22%) PHP Developer
13 14 (3.22%) Test Engineer
14 13 (2.99%) Consultant
15 12 (2.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (2.76%) Web Developer
16 11 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (25.06%) CSS
2 108 (24.83%) HTML
3 87 (20.00%) .NET
4 67 (15.40%) RESTful
5 63 (14.48%) ASP.NET
6 61 (14.02%) Spring
7 59 (13.56%) Web Services
8 54 (12.41%) Node.js
9 50 (11.49%) React
9 50 (11.49%) REST
10 48 (11.03%) .NET Core
11 43 (9.89%) AngularJS
12 41 (9.43%) HTML5
13 39 (8.97%) .NET Framework
14 36 (8.28%) Redux
15 34 (7.82%) Vue.js
16 33 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (7.59%) Spring Boot
17 28 (6.44%) Hibernate
17 28 (6.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.06%) User Experience
3 19 (4.37%) N-Tier
4 17 (3.91%) Internet of Things
5 11 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.92%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.92%) Tandem
11 3 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.69%) Wiki
12 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) Robotics
12 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.23%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.23%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.97%) Linux
2 21 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (4.60%) CentOS
4 14 (3.22%) Windows
5 4 (0.92%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.46%) Debian
6 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Unix
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (96.09%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (36.55%) DevOps
3 119 (27.36%) TDD
4 107 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (20.92%) BDD
6 90 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 87 (20.00%) Kanban
8 86 (19.77%) Mentoring
9 84 (19.31%) MVC
10 65 (14.94%) Microservices
11 60 (13.79%) Software Engineering
12 57 (13.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 57 (13.10%) Technical Leadership
13 53 (12.18%) User Stories
14 50 (11.49%) OO
14 50 (11.49%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 45 (10.34%) Coaching
15 45 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (9.43%) Analytics
16 41 (9.43%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 155 (35.63%) JavaScript
2 136 (31.26%) Java
3 99 (22.76%) TypeScript
4 96 (22.07%) SQL
5 81 (18.62%) C#
6 51 (11.72%) Python
7 32 (7.36%) C++
8 31 (7.13%) C
8 31 (7.13%) PHP
9 17 (3.91%) Java 8
10 14 (3.22%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.07%) R
11 9 (2.07%) Scala
12 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.38%) Ruby
14 5 (1.15%) ES6
15 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.46%) Perl
16 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (28.28%) Security Cleared
2 62 (14.25%) SC Cleared
3 44 (10.11%) Degree
4 43 (9.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.38%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.69%) ISEB
8 3 (0.69%) MCPD
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CISA
9 2 (0.46%) CISM
9 2 (0.46%) CISSP
9 2 (0.46%) CRISC
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) IIBA
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.82%) QA
2 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (20.92%) Docker
2 20 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.91%) vSphere
5 16 (3.68%) NDS
6 15 (3.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.92%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.46%) Ceph
8 2 (0.46%) LXC
8 2 (0.46%) Xen
9 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (7.59%) Ansible
2 25 (5.75%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 18 (4.14%) Kubernetes
4 14 (3.22%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.99%) Terraform
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 8 (1.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (0.92%) MIIS
7 4 (0.92%) Puppet
8 3 (0.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.69%) Nagios
8 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.69%) vRealize
9 2 (0.46%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.05%) Oracle
3 27 (6.21%) NetIQ
4 24 (5.52%) SAP
5 23 (5.29%) ForgeRock
6 22 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 19 (4.37%) VMware
8 17 (3.91%) Teradata
9 15 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.99%) Okta
11 12 (2.76%) BiZZdesign
11 12 (2.76%) Sparx
12 10 (2.30%) CyberArk
13 9 (2.07%) Cadence
13 9 (2.07%) Informatica
14 8 (1.84%) Zend
15 7 (1.61%) Capita
16 6 (1.38%) IBM
16 6 (1.38%) Novell
16 6 (1.38%) Ping Identity