Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 51 41
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 58 46 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.34% 4.17% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.10% 4.76% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 75
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +2.27%

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 574 966 1,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.43% 87.66% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 510 798 895
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +8.47%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,550 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +16 36 £46,250 +15.63% 5
Lichfield +12 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Tamworth +11 7 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) .NET
3 35 (60.34%) C#
4 32 (55.17%) SQL
5 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
6 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
7 21 (36.21%) SDLC
8 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
8 20 (34.48%) XML
8 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
9 19 (32.76%) MVC
9 19 (32.76%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
11 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
12 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (22.41%) WinForms
13 13 (22.41%) Subversion
13 13 (22.41%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (20.69%) HTML
15 11 (18.97%) SOA
16 10 (17.24%) RAD
16 10 (17.24%) DSDM
16 10 (17.24%) Drools
17 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
17 9 (15.52%) Marketing
17 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (13.79%) Waterfall

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 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (22.41%) Subversion
4 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.07%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.72%) Moq
6 1 (1.72%) NUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (15.52%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Software Developer
4 10 (17.24%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Lead Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Software Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Junior
8 3 (5.17%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Product Owner
8 3 (5.17%) Website Product Owner
9 2 (3.45%) Pricing Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Real Time Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 20 (34.48%) XML
4 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.41%) WinForms
6 12 (20.69%) HTML
7 10 (17.24%) Drools
8 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
9 8 (13.79%) Spring
10 7 (12.07%) ADO.NET
10 7 (12.07%) NHibernate
11 6 (10.34%) CSS
11 6 (10.34%) jQuery
12 3 (5.17%) Ajax
12 3 (5.17%) Apache Flex
12 3 (5.17%) CSS3
12 3 (5.17%) HTML5
12 3 (5.17%) JSON
13 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) SDLC
3 19 (32.76%) Customer Requirements
3 19 (32.76%) MVC
4 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.97%) SOA
6 10 (17.24%) DSDM
6 10 (17.24%) RAD
7 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.79%) Web Development
8 7 (12.07%) Load Testing
8 7 (12.07%) System Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (10.34%) Commercial Awareness
9 6 (10.34%) Line Management
9 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
4 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) Java
5 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.45%) APMP
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) PMO
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle