Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 3,454 6,654 9,333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.09% 7.94% 9.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 8.66% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,031 5,499 8,268
Median annual salary £52,470 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% -3.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,760
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +3.88%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 38,953 76,850 92,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.22% 91.68% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30,897 59,508 74,414
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the UK excluding London

Scrum
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Scrum in the UK excluding London

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK excluding London

Scrum
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
South East 0 1,233 £55,000 +5.77% 104
North of England +7 755 £50,000 +6.10% 127
South West +1 562 £50,000 +11.11% 68
Midlands -9 370 £50,000 +5.26% 60
Yorkshire +13 361 £50,000 +11.11% 45
North West 0 353 £50,000 - 72
East of England -2 261 £55,000 - 43
West Midlands -8 213 £52,500 +10.53% 38
East Midlands -7 156 £50,000 +9.89% 22
Scotland -10 143 £45,000 - 22
Wales -1 108 £42,500 - 22
North East -17 41 £51,250 +13.89% 10
Northern Ireland +38 38 £41,250 -17.50% 10
Channel Islands -1 4 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man - 2 £60,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3,114 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,101 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 1,042 (30.17%) C#
4 1,019 (29.50%) .NET
5 860 (24.90%) Azure
6 830 (24.03%) DevOps
7 779 (22.55%) HTML
8 758 (21.95%) Java
9 750 (21.71%) SQL
10 742 (21.48%) CSS
11 741 (21.45%) TDD
12 675 (19.54%) Kanban
13 662 (19.17%) Test Automation
14 631 (18.27%) Software Engineering
15 615 (17.81%) AngularJS
16 606 (17.54%) AWS
17 600 (17.37%) Git (software)
18 571 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
19 561 (16.24%) Finance
20 509 (14.74%) JIRA
21 495 (14.33%) Microsoft
22 492 (14.24%) SQL Server
23 461 (13.35%) Docker
24 460 (13.32%) Degree
25 440 (12.74%) MVC
26 437 (12.65%) BDD
27 430 (12.45%) Microservices
28 426 (12.33%) React
29 412 (11.93%) ASP.NET
30 407 (11.78%) .NET Core

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 248 (7.18%) Confluence
2 86 (2.49%) Tomcat
3 57 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (1.53%) Apache
4 53 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 53 (1.53%) CMS
5 47 (1.36%) IIS
6 31 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 26 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 23 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 22 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.55%) WordPress
11 14 (0.41%) nginx
12 13 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.35%) JBoss
14 11 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.29%) CICS
15 10 (0.29%) EPiServer
15 10 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 42 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.46%) Sketch
5 15 (0.43%) Figma
5 15 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.32%) Simulink
7 9 (0.26%) Adobe XD
8 7 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.17%) InDesign
10 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.14%) Marvel
10 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.12%) InVision
11 4 (0.12%) LibreOffice
12 2 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.058%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.35%) Magento
3 10 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 8 (0.23%) BASE24
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Eikon
5 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.087%) Maximo
7 2 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.058%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.058%) Summit
7 2 (0.058%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.029%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.029%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.029%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.029%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.029%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 860 (24.90%) Azure
2 606 (17.54%) AWS
3 256 (7.41%) SaaS
4 133 (3.85%) GCP
5 97 (2.81%) Serverless
6 80 (2.32%) GitHub
7 68 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
8 66 (1.91%) PaaS
9 61 (1.77%) Power Platform
10 50 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (1.22%) OpenShift
12 38 (1.10%) Amazon S3
12 38 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
13 34 (0.98%) npm
14 30 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 29 (0.84%) Office 365
15 29 (0.84%) Slack
16 27 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
17 25 (0.72%) IaaS
18 23 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (1.74%) HTTP
2 51 (1.48%) Skype
3 38 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.90%) Firewall
5 27 (0.78%) Internet
6 21 (0.61%) SSL
7 18 (0.52%) VPN
8 15 (0.43%) FTP
9 14 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.35%) DMZ
10 12 (0.35%) OSPF
11 11 (0.32%) DNS
11 11 (0.32%) Wireshark
12 10 (0.29%) ATM
12 10 (0.29%) Network Security
13 9 (0.26%) MQTT
14 8 (0.23%) BGP
14 8 (0.23%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 183 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 163 (4.72%) MySQL
4 127 (3.68%) Big Data
5 126 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 120 (3.47%) NoSQL
7 97 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (1.68%) Power BI
11 56 (1.62%) Hadoop
12 54 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 48 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 36 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 33 (0.96%) Apache Hive
17 31 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
18 27 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
19 25 (0.72%) Redis
20 24 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 600 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 509 (14.74%) JIRA
3 379 (10.97%) Jenkins
4 267 (7.73%) Selenium
5 166 (4.81%) Cucumber
6 162 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 149 (4.31%) Visual Studio
8 142 (4.11%) Maven
9 118 (3.42%) JUnit
10 94 (2.72%) Subversion
11 91 (2.63%) Bitbucket
12 80 (2.32%) WebDriver
13 76 (2.20%) NUnit
14 68 (1.97%) webpack
15 64 (1.85%) SpecFlow
16 62 (1.80%) Mockito
17 61 (1.77%) TeamCity
18 60 (1.74%) gulp
19 56 (1.62%) JMeter
19 56 (1.62%) SoapUI
General
1 561 (16.24%) Finance
2 161 (4.66%) Retail
3 127 (3.68%) Marketing
4 94 (2.72%) Public Sector
5 90 (2.61%) Banking
6 72 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 66 (1.91%) Games
8 51 (1.48%) Legal
9 48 (1.39%) Automotive
10 47 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 43 (1.24%) Electronics
12 29 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 29 (0.84%) Law
13 28 (0.81%) Local Government
14 23 (0.67%) Publishing
15 21 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.52%) Back Office
17 13 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.35%) Advertising
18 12 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,409 (40.79%) Developer
2 333 (9.64%) .NET Developer
3 306 (8.86%) Software Engineer
4 295 (8.54%) Senior Developer
5 239 (6.92%) Analyst
6 235 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 228 (6.60%) Software Developer
8 224 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 208 (6.02%) Scrum Master
10 142 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 138 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 135 (3.91%) Architect
12 135 (3.91%) Lead Developer
13 133 (3.85%) Project Manager
14 128 (3.71%) Business Analyst
15 125 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
15 125 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
16 86 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
17 85 (2.46%) Product Owner
18 84 (2.43%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,019 (29.50%) .NET
2 779 (22.55%) HTML
3 742 (21.48%) CSS
4 615 (17.81%) AngularJS
5 426 (12.33%) React
6 412 (11.93%) ASP.NET
7 407 (11.78%) .NET Core
8 402 (11.64%) Web Services
9 330 (9.55%) .NET Framework
10 319 (9.24%) REST
11 313 (9.06%) RESTful
12 312 (9.03%) Node.js
13 285 (8.25%) HTML5
14 232 (6.72%) Spring
15 229 (6.63%) Vue.js
16 214 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 211 (6.11%) jQuery
18 192 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 173 (5.01%) SOAP
20 159 (4.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 287 (8.31%) User Experience
2 207 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
4 134 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 90 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 79 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 47 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 47 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 32 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 32 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 32 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 29 (0.84%) Tandem
11 28 (0.81%) Cloud Native
12 27 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.61%) Robotics
15 20 (0.58%) Wiki
16 18 (0.52%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 311 (9.00%) Linux
2 228 (6.60%) Windows
3 86 (2.49%) Unix
4 74 (2.14%) Android
5 72 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 35 (1.01%) CentOS
8 33 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.38%) CoreOS
12 12 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
15 8 (0.23%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.20%) Debian
17 4 (0.12%) Solaris
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
17 4 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,114 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (24.03%) DevOps
3 741 (21.45%) TDD
4 675 (19.54%) Kanban
5 662 (19.17%) Test Automation
6 631 (18.27%) Software Engineering
7 571 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
8 440 (12.74%) MVC
9 437 (12.65%) BDD
10 430 (12.45%) Microservices
11 388 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
12 363 (10.51%) SDLC
13 359 (10.39%) Mentoring
14 307 (8.89%) User Stories
15 284 (8.22%) Project Management
16 272 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 250 (7.24%) Unit Testing
18 237 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
19 222 (6.43%) Web Development
20 220 (6.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,101 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 1,042 (30.17%) C#
3 758 (21.95%) Java
4 750 (21.71%) SQL
5 370 (10.71%) Python
6 259 (7.50%) TypeScript
7 211 (6.11%) C++
8 137 (3.97%) C
9 132 (3.82%) PHP
10 118 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 98 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 96 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 84 (2.43%) Ruby
14 67 (1.94%) Java 8
15 59 (1.71%) Scala
16 58 (1.68%) ES6
17 53 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 49 (1.42%) Shell Script
19 43 (1.24%) Kotlin
20 32 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 460 (13.32%) Degree
2 205 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 104 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 88 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 88 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 61 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 60 (1.74%) ISEB
7 50 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (0.67%) PMP
9 19 (0.55%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 16 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.29%) CISSP
13 8 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.20%) CISA
14 7 (0.20%) MCAD
15 6 (0.17%) RHCE
16 5 (0.14%) MCP
16 5 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (9.61%) QA
2 22 (0.64%) PMO
3 21 (0.61%) GDPR
4 17 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.23%) DICOM
6 8 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.20%) NIST
7 7 (0.20%) SLA
8 4 (0.12%) COBIT
8 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.087%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.087%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.058%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.058%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.029%) WAI
System Software
1 461 (13.35%) Docker
2 50 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 36 (1.04%) vSphere
5 18 (0.52%) HDFS
6 17 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.38%) NDS
7 13 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 11 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.23%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.17%) Postfix
12 5 (0.14%) ACF2
12 5 (0.14%) oVirt
12 5 (0.14%) RACF
12 5 (0.14%) RHEV
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.12%) GPFS
13 4 (0.12%) Lustre
13 4 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 253 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 136 (3.94%) Ansible
3 131 (3.79%) Terraform
4 101 (2.92%) Puppet
5 93 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (0.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 20 (0.58%) Kibana
7 20 (0.58%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.35%) Cobbler
9 12 (0.35%) HP ALM
9 12 (0.35%) Packer
10 11 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.29%) Oozie
12 9 (0.26%) Grafana
13 8 (0.23%) Mesos
13 8 (0.23%) Nagios
13 8 (0.23%) Rancher
14 7 (0.20%) SCCM
14 7 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 495 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 183 (5.30%) Oracle
3 179 (5.18%) Google
4 92 (2.66%) IBM
5 79 (2.29%) VMware
6 68 (1.97%) SAP
7 51 (1.48%) Atlassian
7 51 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 38 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.01%) Adobe
10 32 (0.93%) Xamarin
11 30 (0.87%) Tableau
12 29 (0.84%) HP
13 28 (0.81%) CA
14 26 (0.75%) NetIQ
15 25 (0.72%) Sitecore
15 25 (0.72%) Zend
16 21 (0.61%) ForgeRock
17 18 (0.52%) Blue Prism
18 17 (0.49%) Informatica