Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 65 42 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.10% 4.00% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 4.47% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 65 52 85
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,000 £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 750 939 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 93.52% 89.34% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 609 766 1,075
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +25 32 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Lichfield +25 13 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Tamworth +15 12 £40,000 - 3
Stafford +4 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cannock +2 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Burton-upon-Trent -12 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) .NET
3 25 (38.46%) C#
4 21 (32.31%) SQL
5 20 (30.77%) SDLC
6 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
6 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
7 17 (26.15%) MVC
8 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
8 16 (24.62%) XML
8 16 (24.62%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
9 14 (21.54%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (21.54%) HTML
10 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
12 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
14 9 (13.85%) Java
14 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.85%) Project Management
14 9 (13.85%) jQuery
14 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
14 9 (13.85%) Commercial Awareness
14 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.31%) Kanban
15 8 (12.31%) Retail
15 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2

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 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.15%) Fastly
4 4 (6.15%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) RTP
2 1 (1.54%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.69%) BigQuery
3 5 (7.69%) Bigtable
3 5 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.77%) Subversion
4 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 2 (3.08%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) Moq
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (12.31%) Retail
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Software Developer
3 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Business Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Software Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Digital Agile Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Digital Product Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Digital Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Mobile Product Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Mobile Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Product Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
3 16 (24.62%) XML
4 14 (21.54%) HTML
5 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
5 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (13.85%) jQuery
6 7 (10.77%) WinForms
7 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET
7 6 (9.23%) CSS
7 6 (9.23%) HTML5
8 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.69%) Memcached
8 5 (7.69%) TensorFlow
9 4 (6.15%) Ajax
9 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.15%) CSS3
9 4 (6.15%) Drools
9 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) BBC
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) SDLC
3 17 (26.15%) MVC
4 16 (24.62%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.54%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
7 9 (13.85%) Commercial Awareness
7 9 (13.85%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) Kanban
8 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.77%) SOA
10 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.69%) DSDM
11 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.69%) Microservices
11 5 (7.69%) Open Source
11 5 (7.69%) RAD
11 5 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) C#
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.85%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) PHP
7 5 (7.69%) Go
7 5 (7.69%) Java 8
7 5 (7.69%) PHP 5
7 5 (7.69%) Python
8 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) F#
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.08%) APMP
3 2 (3.08%) PMP
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian