Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 38 28
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +50
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 47 70 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.26% 6.19% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 6.64% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 84
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.57% +18.83% -18.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £28,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +3.53%

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 944 1,054 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.58% 93.19% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 777 898 897
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 22 £42,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent 0 11 £40,000 -13.98% 2
Tamworth - 8 £35,000 -
Lichfield -5 3 £50,000 +3.09%
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) .NET
3 15 (31.91%) SDLC
4 14 (29.79%) MVC
4 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.66%) C#
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
7 10 (21.28%) Degree
7 10 (21.28%) Middleware
8 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
8 9 (19.15%) QA
8 9 (19.15%) TDD
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Software Architecture
9 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
9 8 (17.02%) SysML
9 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.02%) UML
9 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Electronics
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Firmware
9 8 (17.02%) MATLAB
9 8 (17.02%) Simulink
9 8 (17.02%) Algorithms

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 (6.38%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) SaaS
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) RavenDB
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) Power BI
4 2 (4.26%) QlikView
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.02%) Electronics
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Business IT Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) IT Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) MATLAB Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) Middleware
3 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.89%) CSS
5 7 (14.89%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.77%) CSS3
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.64%) RESTful
7 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.51%) Laravel
9 3 (6.38%) REST
10 2 (4.26%) SOAP
10 2 (4.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 2 (4.26%) Web Services
11 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Algorithms
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) BBC
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
1 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) SDLC
3 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
4 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.15%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.02%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Software Architecture
6 8 (17.02%) SysML
6 8 (17.02%) UML
6 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Kanban
8 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.64%) Wealth Management
8 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.02%) MATLAB
3 7 (14.89%) PHP
3 7 (14.89%) VB
4 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.64%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Pascal
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 8 (17.02%) IEC 61508
2 8 (17.02%) IEC 62304
3 3 (6.38%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Firmware
2 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) Xamarin