Period
to 21 May 2019

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

Scrum
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6,598 8,963 8,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.05% 9.07% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.80% 9.93% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,115 7,602 7,523
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 75,004 90,288 88,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.48% 91.41% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,771 72,874 72,167
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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
South East +3 2,278 £50,000 - 116
North of England -15 1,397 £47,500 - 108
Midlands +3 883 £47,500 - 70
South West -4 839 £45,000 -5.26% 46
North West -18 696 £50,000 +4.17% 61
East of England +7 617 £52,500 - 51
Yorkshire -13 589 £45,000 - 39
West Midlands 0 483 £47,500 - 43
Scotland -8 411 £45,000 -5.26% 22
East Midlands +4 398 £45,000 -5.26% 27
Wales -9 153 £42,500 - 14
North East +2 114 £43,500 +2.35% 8
Northern Ireland -26 24 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £75,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 5,905 (89.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2,250 (34.10%) JavaScript
3 2,211 (33.51%) C#
4 2,008 (30.43%) .NET
5 1,709 (25.90%) Java
6 1,595 (24.17%) SQL
7 1,461 (22.14%) TDD
8 1,367 (20.72%) Test Automation
9 1,315 (19.93%) HTML
10 1,310 (19.85%) Software Engineering
11 1,299 (19.69%) Git (software)
12 1,286 (19.49%) CSS
13 1,254 (19.01%) Kanban
14 1,230 (18.64%) SQL Server
15 1,129 (17.11%) Microsoft
16 1,102 (16.70%) AngularJS
17 1,098 (16.64%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,065 (16.14%) Finance
19 1,058 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
20 1,036 (15.70%) JIRA
21 999 (15.14%) MVC
22 994 (15.07%) DevOps
23 969 (14.69%) ASP.NET
24 895 (13.56%) Degree
25 842 (12.76%) SDLC
26 833 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
27 829 (12.56%) BDD
28 776 (11.76%) QA
29 753 (11.41%) React
30 719 (10.90%) Problem-Solving

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
1 445 (6.74%) Confluence
2 116 (1.76%) IIS
3 114 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 108 (1.64%) CMS
5 106 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 87 (1.32%) Apache
8 64 (0.97%) Apache Spark
8 64 (0.97%) SAS
9 48 (0.73%) JBoss
10 42 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 36 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 35 (0.53%) Drupal
13 34 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 34 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 24 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.32%) WordPress
16 20 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (0.24%) NServiceBus
17 16 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 44 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.36%) Sketch
7 18 (0.27%) InVision
8 16 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.18%) SPSS
10 11 (0.17%) Marvel
11 10 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 9 (0.14%) Flinto
13 8 (0.12%) Pixate
14 6 (0.091%) HipChat
15 4 (0.061%) Adobe XD
15 4 (0.061%) GIMP
16 3 (0.045%) Moqups
16 3 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.045%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 63 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.24%) Magento
3 11 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.091%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.076%) Odoo
6 5 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.076%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.030%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.030%) Primavera
9 2 (0.030%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.030%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.030%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.030%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.015%) BASE24
10 1 (0.015%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,098 (16.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 833 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 222 (3.36%) SaaS
4 180 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 152 (2.30%) GitHub
6 139 (2.11%) Serverless
7 114 (1.73%) Office 365
8 92 (1.39%) Power Platform
9 90 (1.36%) PaaS
10 75 (1.14%) IaaS
11 70 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 63 (0.95%) Amazon S3
14 62 (0.94%) G Suite
15 60 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (0.74%) Azure Stack
17 48 (0.73%) npm
18 43 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
19 39 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
20 37 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (1.47%) Internet
2 85 (1.29%) DNS
3 83 (1.26%) HTTP
4 79 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 49 (0.74%) DHCP
6 41 (0.62%) Firewall
7 33 (0.50%) Broadband
8 30 (0.45%) Skype
9 24 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (0.35%) Extranet
11 22 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 22 (0.33%) Modbus
11 22 (0.33%) NetScaler
11 22 (0.33%) RS-485
12 12 (0.18%) Intranet
12 12 (0.18%) SSL
13 11 (0.17%) MPLS
13 11 (0.17%) SNMP
13 11 (0.17%) SSH
14 10 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,230 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 315 (4.77%) MongoDB
3 310 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 303 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 300 (4.55%) MySQL
6 203 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 197 (2.99%) Big Data
8 172 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 150 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 140 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 135 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 127 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 103 (1.56%) Redis
14 96 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 91 (1.38%) Power BI
16 78 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
17 64 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
18 60 (0.91%) Oracle Database
18 60 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 50 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,299 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 1,036 (15.70%) JIRA
3 671 (10.17%) Selenium
4 613 (9.29%) Jenkins
5 506 (7.67%) Visual Studio
6 457 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 364 (5.52%) Cucumber
8 242 (3.67%) Maven
9 239 (3.62%) JUnit
9 239 (3.62%) Subversion
10 222 (3.36%) WebDriver
11 196 (2.97%) TeamCity
12 194 (2.94%) NUnit
13 184 (2.79%) Bitbucket
14 181 (2.74%) SoapUI
15 141 (2.14%) SpecFlow
16 127 (1.92%) JMeter
17 126 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
18 115 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
19 107 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,065 (16.14%) Finance
2 476 (7.21%) Retail
3 331 (5.02%) Marketing
4 170 (2.58%) Banking
5 165 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 162 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 123 (1.86%) Electronics
8 81 (1.23%) Games
9 59 (0.89%) Advertising
10 53 (0.80%) Law
11 42 (0.64%) Local Government
12 39 (0.59%) Legal
13 26 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 25 (0.38%) Military
15 18 (0.27%) Automotive
16 17 (0.26%) Back Office
16 17 (0.26%) Billing
16 17 (0.26%) Publishing
17 11 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,767 (41.94%) Developer
2 827 (12.53%) .NET Developer
3 714 (10.82%) Analyst
4 667 (10.11%) C# Developer
5 586 (8.88%) Software Engineer
6 580 (8.79%) Software Developer
7 550 (8.34%) Senior Developer
8 487 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 472 (7.15%) Java Developer
10 385 (5.84%) Business Analyst
11 343 (5.20%) Scrum Master
12 304 (4.61%) Project Manager
13 247 (3.74%) Test Engineer
14 229 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
15 216 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 214 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
17 207 (3.14%) .NET Software Developer
18 206 (3.12%) Tester
19 198 (3.00%) Test Analyst
20 196 (2.97%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,008 (30.43%) .NET
2 1,315 (19.93%) HTML
3 1,286 (19.49%) CSS
4 1,102 (16.70%) AngularJS
5 969 (14.69%) ASP.NET
6 753 (11.41%) React
7 675 (10.23%) Web Services
8 566 (8.58%) .NET Framework
9 562 (8.52%) Spring
10 555 (8.41%) HTML5
11 552 (8.37%) jQuery
12 540 (8.18%) REST
13 518 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 471 (7.14%) RESTful
15 399 (6.05%) XML
16 398 (6.03%) Node.js
17 373 (5.65%) SOAP
18 365 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web API
19 363 (5.50%) WCF
20 347 (5.26%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 493 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 486 (7.37%) User Experience
3 305 (4.62%) Fintech
4 268 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
5 237 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 200 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 184 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 108 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 106 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 75 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 66 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 52 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
12 52 (0.79%) PMI
13 51 (0.77%) NHS
14 36 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
14 36 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 36 (0.55%) Internet of Things
15 34 (0.52%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.47%) EPoS
17 30 (0.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 519 (7.87%) Linux
2 422 (6.40%) Windows
3 197 (2.99%) Android
4 161 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 154 (2.33%) Unix
6 98 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 43 (0.65%) CentOS
8 40 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 26 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
13 19 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.061%) VMS
15 4 (0.061%) watchOS
15 4 (0.061%) zOS
16 3 (0.045%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,905 (89.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,461 (22.14%) TDD
3 1,367 (20.72%) Test Automation
4 1,310 (19.85%) Software Engineering
5 1,254 (19.01%) Kanban
6 1,058 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
7 999 (15.14%) MVC
8 994 (15.07%) DevOps
9 842 (12.76%) SDLC
10 829 (12.56%) BDD
11 719 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
12 677 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 600 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 600 (9.09%) User Stories
14 545 (8.26%) Project Management
15 531 (8.05%) OO
16 503 (7.62%) Microservices
17 462 (7.00%) Computer Science
17 462 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 461 (6.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2,250 (34.10%) JavaScript
2 2,211 (33.51%) C#
3 1,709 (25.90%) Java
4 1,595 (24.17%) SQL
5 674 (10.22%) Python
6 444 (6.73%) C++
7 356 (5.40%) PHP
8 338 (5.12%) T-SQL
9 326 (4.94%) C
10 320 (4.85%) TypeScript
11 256 (3.88%) Ruby
12 200 (3.03%) ES6
13 181 (2.74%) Scala
14 175 (2.65%) PowerShell
15 169 (2.56%) Java 8
16 135 (2.05%) PL/SQL
17 130 (1.97%) Bash Shell
18 114 (1.73%) VB.NET
19 82 (1.24%) Perl
20 63 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 895 (13.56%) Degree
2 337 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 197 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 191 (2.89%) SC Cleared
5 149 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 148 (2.24%) ISEB
7 101 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 75 (1.14%) PMI Certification
9 61 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 59 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (0.77%) PMP
12 30 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
13 29 (0.44%) CCNA
13 29 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (0.42%) IIBA
15 27 (0.41%) MCP
16 26 (0.39%) RHCE
17 25 (0.38%) MCSE
18 24 (0.36%) AWS Certification
19 22 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 776 (11.76%) QA
2 104 (1.58%) GDPR
3 66 (1.00%) PMO
4 36 (0.55%) PSD2
5 30 (0.45%) WAI
6 27 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.39%) DICOM
7 26 (0.39%) SLA
8 22 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 19 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.17%) P3O
13 8 (0.12%) COBIT
14 5 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.045%) PMBOK
16 2 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.030%) SEPA
16 2 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 534 (8.09%) Docker
2 68 (1.03%) Firmware
3 62 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 56 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (0.33%) XenApp
7 22 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.29%) vSphere
9 10 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.12%) HDFS
11 7 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.076%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.076%) etcd
12 5 (0.076%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.045%) NDS
13 3 (0.045%) Xen
14 2 (0.030%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 226 (3.43%) Kubernetes
2 170 (2.58%) Ansible
3 124 (1.88%) Terraform
4 112 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 110 (1.67%) Puppet
6 73 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 42 (0.64%) Mesos
8 40 (0.61%) Marathon
9 36 (0.55%) SCOM
10 32 (0.48%) SCCM
11 23 (0.35%) SCOrch
12 22 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 21 (0.32%) Kibana
14 20 (0.30%) Tivoli
15 17 (0.26%) Cobbler
15 17 (0.26%) Rancher
16 12 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.14%) Oozie
18 8 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,129 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 459 (6.96%) Oracle
3 251 (3.80%) Google
4 196 (2.97%) SAP
5 130 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 99 (1.50%) VMware
7 96 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 71 (1.08%) Tableau
8 71 (1.08%) WorldPay
9 60 (0.91%) Splunk
10 54 (0.82%) Xamarin
11 51 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 47 (0.71%) Sitecore
13 46 (0.70%) IBM
14 38 (0.58%) Cloudera
15 36 (0.55%) Adobe
15 36 (0.55%) HP
16 33 (0.50%) AppDynamics
17 30 (0.45%) Cisco
18 29 (0.44%) Facebook