Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 66 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 43 28 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.60% 2.95% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 3.24% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 77
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -5.26%

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 832 863 1,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.08% 90.94% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 687 687 1,101
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Tamworth +11 14 £40,000 -15.79%
Stoke-on-Trent +9 14 £41,250 +17.86% 5
Lichfield +11 8 £50,000 +42.86%
Burton-upon-Trent -17 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Stafford +7 1 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Acceptance Criteria
3 14 (32.56%) Retail
3 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
4 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.23%) .NET
4 13 (30.23%) SDLC
5 12 (27.91%) C#
5 12 (27.91%) Kanban
6 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (23.26%) Microservices
7 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.26%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
8 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (20.93%) Java
8 9 (20.93%) PHP
8 9 (20.93%) Python
9 8 (18.60%) Open Source
9 8 (18.60%) Memcached
9 8 (18.60%) PHP 5
9 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Google
9 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (18.60%) Redis
9 8 (18.60%) Bigtable
9 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch

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 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.63%) Confluence
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (18.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (9.30%) Fastly
4 4 (9.30%) Stackdriver
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
2 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (18.60%) BigQuery
2 8 (18.60%) Bigtable
2 8 (18.60%) Redis
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.98%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (32.56%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Software Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Backend Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Python Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Backend Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Agile Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Product Manager
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Product Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) Memcached
2 8 (18.60%) TensorFlow
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (9.30%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.65%) LINQ
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) XHTML
8 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) BBC
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Acceptance Criteria
3 13 (30.23%) SDLC
3 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.91%) Kanban
5 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (23.26%) Microservices
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.60%) Commercial Awareness
7 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Open Source
7 8 (18.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
8 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.63%) MVC
10 5 (11.63%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) PHP
3 9 (20.93%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Go
4 8 (18.60%) Java 8
4 8 (18.60%) PHP 5
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Google
2 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) ESRI
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin