Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 +61
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 45 93 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.74% 7.59% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 8.21% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 51 92 76
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +23.38% -9.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,875 £28,025
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,250 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1044 1133 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.78% 92.41% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 845 999 936
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.39% +1.74%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,200 £23,125
90th Percentile £60,150 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Staffordshire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Scrum in Staffordshire

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Staffordshire

Scrum
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Stafford +17 26 £42,500 - 4
Stoke-on-Trent -14 7 £40,000 -13.98% 1
Tamworth - 5 £35,000 -
Lichfield -15 3 £50,000 +3.09%
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 43 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
6 10 (22.22%) Degree
6 10 (22.22%) QA
7 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (20.00%) SDLC
8 8 (17.78%) Algorithms
8 8 (17.78%) Software Architecture
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.78%) IEC 61508
8 8 (17.78%) IEC 62304
8 8 (17.78%) CSS
8 8 (17.78%) UML
8 8 (17.78%) Electronics
8 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Firmware
8 8 (17.78%) Middleware
8 8 (17.78%) MATLAB

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (6.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Profibus
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) RavenDB
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Power BI
4 2 (4.44%) QlikView
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Electronics
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Software Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.89%) MATLAB Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Junior
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (17.78%) CSS
3 8 (17.78%) Middleware
4 7 (15.56%) HTML5
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.33%) CSS3
5 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (8.89%) Laravel
8 3 (6.67%) REST
8 3 (6.67%) RESTful
9 2 (4.44%) SOAP
10 1 (2.22%) Velocity
10 1 (2.22%) Web Services
10 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Algorithms
3 7 (15.56%) Fintech
4 4 (8.89%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) BBC
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.11%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) SDLC
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Software Architecture
6 8 (17.78%) SysML
6 8 (17.78%) UML
7 6 (13.33%) Kanban
8 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
8 5 (11.11%) Wealth Management
8 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) MATLAB
4 7 (15.56%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) VB
7 4 (8.89%) C
7 4 (8.89%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) Pascal
7 4 (8.89%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 8 (17.78%) IEC 61508
2 8 (17.78%) IEC 62304
3 3 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Firmware
2 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.22%) Zend