Period
to

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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 25 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6,158 5,459 2,869
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.13% 9.11% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 9.79% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,561 3,543 2,341
10th Percentile £39,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.53% -1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%

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 71,688 55,741 31,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 94.69% 93.00% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41,830 39,163 25,739
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -6 1,833 £62,500 +13.64% 127
North of England -5 1,448 £57,000 +20.00% 195
Midlands +7 1,030 £55,000 +10.00% 118
West Midlands +14 775 £55,000 +4.76% 73
South West -8 757 £60,000 +14.29% 134
North West -5 702 £57,500 +19.79% 108
Yorkshire -5 657 £60,000 +26.32% 68
Scotland -5 432 £57,500 +12.47% 68
East of England -14 410 £60,000 +5.26% 52
East Midlands -9 234 £52,500 +16.67% 44
Wales +3 222 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North East -8 89 £50,000 +10.27% 19
Northern Ireland -41 44 £52,500 -30.00% 9
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 5,560 (90.29%) Agile
2 1,768 (28.71%) DevOps
3 1,643 (26.68%) Azure
4 1,591 (25.84%) Software Engineering
5 1,561 (25.35%) Social Skills
6 1,477 (23.99%) JavaScript
7 1,458 (23.68%) Finance
8 1,454 (23.61%) .NET
9 1,444 (23.45%) C#
10 1,279 (20.77%) CI/CD
11 1,251 (20.32%) Kanban
12 1,205 (19.57%) Java
13 1,160 (18.84%) Git (software)
14 1,128 (18.32%) AWS
15 1,108 (17.99%) Test Automation
16 1,051 (17.07%) SQL
17 1,043 (16.94%) Mentoring
18 1,011 (16.42%) JIRA
19 980 (15.91%) React
20 979 (15.90%) TDD
21 954 (15.49%) Python
22 944 (15.33%) Microsoft
23 936 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
24 914 (14.84%) Coaching
25 912 (14.81%) Degree
26 888 (14.42%) SDLC
27 879 (14.27%) Microservices
28 808 (13.12%) Project Management
29 789 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
30 768 (12.47%) Full Stack Development

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
1 530 (8.61%) Confluence
2 71 (1.15%) CMS
3 49 (0.80%) Apache Spark
4 47 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 45 (0.73%) Apache
6 33 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 28 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 27 (0.44%) nginx
9 26 (0.42%) IBM Domino
10 24 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 22 (0.36%) Headless CMS
12 19 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 19 (0.31%) JBoss
13 18 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.24%) IIS
14 15 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.23%) OpenEdge
15 14 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 172 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
2 141 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 114 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 106 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
5 71 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 46 (0.75%) Simulink
7 16 (0.26%) Campfire
8 15 (0.24%) CATIA
9 14 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 8 (0.13%) InVision
12 8 (0.13%) Sketch
13 7 (0.11%) Zeplin
14 6 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.081%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.081%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.049%) Maple
16 3 (0.049%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 38 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 34 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.31%) Academy Housing
4 16 (0.26%) Maximo
5 13 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.18%) Magento
8 9 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.15%) SAP MDG
9 7 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.065%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.065%) ProductWriter
10 4 (0.065%) Sprinklr
11 3 (0.049%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.049%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 2 (0.032%) ENOVIA
12 2 (0.032%) SAP BRIM
13 1 (0.016%) assyst
13 1 (0.016%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,643 (26.68%) Azure
2 1,128 (18.32%) AWS
3 547 (8.88%) Azure DevOps
4 481 (7.81%) SaaS
5 466 (7.57%) GCP
6 315 (5.12%) Serverless
7 266 (4.32%) GitHub
8 203 (3.30%) PaaS
9 196 (3.18%) Power Platform
10 132 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
11 115 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
12 105 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
13 91 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
14 85 (1.38%) OpenShift
15 82 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
16 78 (1.27%) IaaS
17 72 (1.17%) Amazon S3
18 59 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
19 50 (0.81%) Azure Service Bus
19 50 (0.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 89 (1.45%) Broadband
2 61 (0.99%) Internet
3 58 (0.94%) HTTP
4 46 (0.75%) Firewall
5 35 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.52%) Bluetooth
7 27 (0.44%) MQTT
7 27 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (0.41%) VPN
9 24 (0.39%) DNS
9 24 (0.39%) Wireless
10 22 (0.36%) Network Security
11 18 (0.29%) WAN
12 16 (0.26%) VoIP
13 15 (0.24%) IPv4
13 15 (0.24%) LAN
13 15 (0.24%) SNA
14 14 (0.23%) 5G
15 12 (0.19%) SSL
16 11 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 361 (5.86%) Relational Database
3 299 (4.86%) MySQL
4 263 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 224 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 162 (2.63%) Power BI
7 154 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 122 (1.98%) Big Data
9 116 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 96 (1.56%) Data Lake
11 87 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (1.41%) Redis
12 73 (1.19%) Tableau
13 65 (1.06%) DynamoDB
13 65 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 53 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
15 52 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 49 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 34 (0.55%) Oracle Database
18 33 (0.54%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,160 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 1,011 (16.42%) JIRA
3 695 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 204 (3.31%) Selenium
5 181 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 180 (2.92%) GitLab
7 151 (2.45%) JUnit
8 146 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 132 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 120 (1.95%) Maven
11 119 (1.93%) TeamCity
12 116 (1.88%) Bitbucket
13 94 (1.53%) NUnit
14 93 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 87 (1.41%) Gradle
16 85 (1.38%) SpecFlow
17 75 (1.22%) SonarQube
18 72 (1.17%) Mockito
19 68 (1.10%) Jasmine
20 64 (1.04%) Postman
General
1 1,561 (25.35%) Social Skills
2 1,458 (23.68%) Finance
3 534 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 390 (6.33%) Retail
5 368 (5.98%) Banking
6 364 (5.91%) Automotive
7 323 (5.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 266 (4.32%) Manufacturing
9 258 (4.19%) Marketing
10 252 (4.09%) Presentation Skills
11 221 (3.59%) Public Sector
12 191 (3.10%) Legal
13 169 (2.74%) Law
14 168 (2.73%) Social Housing
15 164 (2.66%) Games
16 116 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
17 100 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
18 90 (1.46%) Telecoms
19 82 (1.33%) Electronics
20 67 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,833 (29.77%) Developer
2 819 (13.30%) Software Engineer
3 486 (7.89%) Software Developer
4 455 (7.39%) Senior Developer
5 446 (7.24%) Scrum Master
6 421 (6.84%) Project Manager
7 362 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 357 (5.80%) Analyst
9 316 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 302 (4.90%) Java Developer
11 258 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 246 (3.99%) Product Owner
13 240 (3.90%) Senior Manager
14 207 (3.36%) Architect
15 184 (2.99%) Business Analyst
15 184 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
16 178 (2.89%) .NET Software Developer
17 164 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
18 126 (2.05%) C# Developer
19 124 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,454 (23.61%) .NET
2 980 (15.91%) React
3 751 (12.20%) HTML
4 710 (11.53%) CSS
5 607 (9.86%) .NET Core
6 562 (9.13%) AngularJS
7 526 (8.54%) .NET Framework
8 476 (7.73%) Node.js
9 468 (7.60%) RESTful
10 417 (6.77%) REST
11 362 (5.88%) Spring
12 336 (5.46%) ASP.NET
13 312 (5.07%) Web Services
14 245 (3.98%) JSON
15 221 (3.59%) Vue.js
16 217 (3.52%) Kafka
17 208 (3.38%) XML
18 206 (3.35%) HTML5
18 206 (3.35%) jQuery
19 200 (3.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 443 (7.19%) User Experience
2 355 (5.76%) Cloud Native
3 300 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 253 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 196 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 174 (2.83%) Life Science
7 148 (2.40%) Public Cloud
8 147 (2.39%) Virtual Team
9 143 (2.32%) Management Information System
10 126 (2.05%) IoT
11 103 (1.67%) Tandem
12 102 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
13 100 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
14 86 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 83 (1.35%) Cyberattack
16 80 (1.30%) Social Media
17 77 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
18 70 (1.14%) NHS
19 65 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
20 61 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 505 (8.20%) Linux
2 343 (5.57%) Windows
3 277 (4.50%) Android
4 186 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 141 (2.29%) Unix
6 35 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 32 (0.52%) CentOS
8 30 (0.49%) VMS
9 28 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 26 (0.42%) Windows Server
11 21 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.19%) zOS
13 11 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
16 6 (0.097%) Debian
16 6 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.032%) AIX
17 2 (0.032%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.032%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,560 (90.29%) Agile
2 1,768 (28.71%) DevOps
3 1,591 (25.84%) Software Engineering
4 1,279 (20.77%) CI/CD
5 1,251 (20.32%) Kanban
6 1,108 (17.99%) Test Automation
7 1,043 (16.94%) Mentoring
8 979 (15.90%) TDD
9 936 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
10 914 (14.84%) Coaching
11 888 (14.42%) SDLC
12 879 (14.27%) Microservices
13 808 (13.12%) Project Management
14 789 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
15 768 (12.47%) Full Stack Development
16 644 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 633 (10.28%) User Stories
18 597 (9.69%) BDD
19 592 (9.61%) Project Delivery
20 557 (9.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,477 (23.99%) JavaScript
2 1,444 (23.45%) C#
3 1,205 (19.57%) Java
4 1,051 (17.07%) SQL
5 954 (15.49%) Python
6 561 (9.11%) TypeScript
7 315 (5.12%) C++
8 244 (3.96%) C
9 221 (3.59%) Kotlin
10 190 (3.09%) PHP
11 175 (2.84%) Ruby
12 173 (2.81%) T-SQL
13 167 (2.71%) PowerShell
14 153 (2.48%) Bash
15 124 (2.01%) Go
16 77 (1.25%) ES6
17 60 (0.97%) Apple Swift
18 57 (0.93%) Perl
18 57 (0.93%) Scala
19 54 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 912 (14.81%) Degree
2 307 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 220 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 217 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 109 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 83 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 81 (1.32%) PMP
8 76 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 64 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 59 (0.96%) ISEB
11 58 (0.94%) Master's Degree
12 34 (0.55%) AWS Certification
13 30 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
15 17 (0.28%) DBS Check
16 16 (0.26%) APMP
16 16 (0.26%) Postgraduate
17 15 (0.24%) MCPD
17 15 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 13 (0.21%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 613 (9.95%) QA
2 103 (1.67%) Accessibility
3 75 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 63 (1.02%) PMO
5 38 (0.62%) GDPR
6 30 (0.49%) WCAG
7 23 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.29%) ISO 26262
8 18 (0.29%) SLA
9 16 (0.26%) IEC 61508
9 16 (0.26%) WAI
10 14 (0.23%) Automotive SPICE
11 11 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.097%) GLP
13 5 (0.081%) GxP
13 5 (0.081%) NIST
14 4 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.065%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 760 (12.34%) Docker
2 35 (0.57%) Firmware
3 24 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 20 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.24%) Embedded Firmware
7 13 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.081%) vSphere
10 4 (0.065%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.016%) Ceph
11 1 (0.016%) HDFS
11 1 (0.016%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.016%) Postfix
11 1 (0.016%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.016%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.016%) Xen
Systems Management
1 651 (10.57%) Kubernetes
2 311 (5.05%) Terraform
3 196 (3.18%) Ansible
4 62 (1.01%) Kibana
5 49 (0.80%) Puppet
6 43 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.42%) Grafana
8 24 (0.39%) HAProxy
8 24 (0.39%) logstash
9 23 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 19 (0.31%) Consul
11 16 (0.26%) Nagios
11 16 (0.26%) Sysdig
12 14 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 13 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 13 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.13%) Opsview
16 7 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 944 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 411 (6.67%) Google
3 212 (3.44%) Oracle
4 94 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 90 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 73 (1.19%) IBM
7 72 (1.17%) Sun
8 56 (0.91%) SAP
9 48 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 45 (0.73%) Adobe
11 39 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 38 (0.62%) Facebook
13 36 (0.58%) Databricks
13 36 (0.58%) Red Hat
14 32 (0.52%) VMware
15 31 (0.50%) Cadence
15 31 (0.50%) Hitachi
16 28 (0.45%) CA
17 26 (0.42%) Splunk
18 22 (0.36%) Alteryx