Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 52 31 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.00% 3.08% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 3.44% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 77
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,125 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 786 900 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.76% 89.55% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 646 717 1,066
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,650 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 19 £40,000 - 1
Tamworth +16 16 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Lichfield +22 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Stafford +5 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cannock 0 1 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -12 1 £35,000 -28.21% 2
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
3 17 (32.69%) .NET
4 16 (30.77%) C#
5 14 (26.92%) Retail
5 14 (26.92%) SDLC
5 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
6 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 11 (21.15%) Java
8 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
8 11 (21.15%) Kanban
8 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (19.23%) Commercial Awareness
9 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (19.23%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) SQL
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (17.31%) Microservices
11 8 (15.38%) User Experience
11 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
11 8 (15.38%) PHP
12 7 (13.46%) XML
12 7 (13.46%) Python
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
12 7 (13.46%) Finance
12 7 (13.46%) JIRA
12 7 (13.46%) PHP 5

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 7 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.62%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.69%) Fastly
4 4 (7.69%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (13.46%) BigQuery
2 7 (13.46%) Bigtable
2 7 (13.46%) Redis
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (26.92%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Analyst
3 16 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Software Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Product Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Product Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Web Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.46%) jQuery
3 7 (13.46%) Memcached
3 7 (13.46%) TensorFlow
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
4 5 (9.62%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) Ajax
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) LINQ
7 2 (3.85%) Node.js
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) BBC
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
3 14 (26.92%) SDLC
3 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (21.15%) Kanban
7 10 (19.23%) Commercial Awareness
8 9 (17.31%) Microservices
9 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Open Source
9 7 (13.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) Project Management
11 5 (9.62%) MVC
11 5 (9.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) PHP
6 7 (13.46%) Go
6 7 (13.46%) Java 8
6 7 (13.46%) PHP 5
6 7 (13.46%) Python
7 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) APMP
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Google
2 5 (9.62%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle