Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 6,371 8,529 8,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.91% 9.16% 8.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 10.03% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,935 7,172 7,209
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%

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 73,788 85,054 88,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.57% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57,152 67,778 72,182
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -8 1,858 £52,500 - 269
North of England -10 1,336 £47,500 -1.04% 299
South West -4 1,019 £47,500 - 189
Midlands +1 917 £46,000 -3.16% 213
North West -16 698 £47,500 -5.00% 165
East of England +9 610 £55,000 - 151
Yorkshire -11 530 £47,000 -1.05% 107
West Midlands -6 506 £47,500 - 131
East Midlands +4 410 £45,000 - 82
Scotland -6 387 £45,100 -0.69% 95
Wales -1 209 £44,500 +4.71% 46
North East +5 108 £45,000 - 27
Northern Ireland -4 35 £60,000 +60.00% 9
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5,593 (87.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2,136 (33.53%) C#
3 2,022 (31.74%) JavaScript
4 1,910 (29.98%) .NET
5 1,585 (24.88%) Java
6 1,516 (23.80%) SQL
7 1,376 (21.60%) Test Automation
8 1,342 (21.06%) Azure
9 1,339 (21.02%) TDD
9 1,339 (21.02%) Kanban
10 1,269 (19.92%) Git (software)
11 1,248 (19.59%) DevOps
12 1,165 (18.29%) JIRA
13 1,146 (17.99%) Software Engineering
14 1,114 (17.49%) HTML
15 1,094 (17.17%) CSS
16 1,049 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
17 1,041 (16.34%) SQL Server
18 975 (15.30%) Finance
19 974 (15.29%) AngularJS
20 935 (14.68%) AWS
21 896 (14.06%) MVC
22 892 (14.00%) ASP.NET
22 892 (14.00%) Degree
23 866 (13.59%) Microsoft
24 794 (12.46%) BDD
25 792 (12.43%) SDLC
26 768 (12.05%) React
27 761 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
28 737 (11.57%) QA

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
1 513 (8.05%) Confluence
2 141 (2.21%) Apache Spark
3 120 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 110 (1.73%) CMS
5 88 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 76 (1.19%) Apache
7 72 (1.13%) IIS
8 63 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 49 (0.77%) WordPress
10 47 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 46 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 41 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 40 (0.63%) Umbraco
14 39 (0.61%) JBoss
15 37 (0.58%) Drupal
16 35 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
17 30 (0.47%) SAS
18 29 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
19 28 (0.44%) nginx
20 20 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 86 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 15 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.24%) Sketch
7 13 (0.20%) InVision
8 11 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.16%) SPSS
10 9 (0.14%) Simulink
11 6 (0.094%) Adobe XD
12 4 (0.063%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.063%) Gliffy
12 4 (0.063%) Moqups
12 4 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.047%) FileZilla
13 3 (0.047%) Flinto
13 3 (0.047%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 65 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 22 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.28%) Magento
5 9 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.11%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.078%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.078%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.031%) CSG Singleview
10 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.031%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.031%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.016%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1,342 (21.06%) Azure
2 935 (14.68%) AWS
3 338 (5.31%) GCP
4 331 (5.20%) SaaS
5 192 (3.01%) GitHub
6 134 (2.10%) Serverless
7 104 (1.63%) Office 365
8 88 (1.38%) Power Platform
9 75 (1.18%) PaaS
10 64 (1.00%) Azure Stack
11 63 (0.99%) G Suite
11 63 (0.99%) npm
12 60 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
13 56 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
14 54 (0.85%) IaaS
15 53 (0.83%) Slack
16 50 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
17 47 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
18 45 (0.71%) OpenShift
19 39 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 87 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 78 (1.22%) HTTP
3 77 (1.21%) Firewall
4 71 (1.11%) Internet
5 45 (0.71%) DNS
5 45 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 36 (0.57%) Skype
7 29 (0.46%) Extranet
8 28 (0.44%) NetScaler
9 25 (0.39%) DHCP
10 22 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (0.22%) SSH
13 13 (0.20%) VPN
14 12 (0.19%) DMZ
15 10 (0.16%) Broadband
15 10 (0.16%) Calico
15 10 (0.16%) Intranet
15 10 (0.16%) VSAN
16 9 (0.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,041 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 301 (4.72%) MySQL
3 280 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 242 (3.80%) Big Data
5 230 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 217 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 206 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 181 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 135 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 111 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 111 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 105 (1.65%) Redis
12 103 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 87 (1.37%) Power BI
14 85 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 81 (1.27%) Apache Hive
16 57 (0.89%) GIS
16 57 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (0.88%) Data Lake
18 54 (0.85%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1,269 (19.92%) Git (software)
2 1,165 (18.29%) JIRA
3 708 (11.11%) Selenium
4 635 (9.97%) Jenkins
5 392 (6.15%) Visual Studio
6 381 (5.98%) Cucumber
7 370 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 227 (3.56%) Maven
9 221 (3.47%) Bitbucket
10 217 (3.41%) Subversion
11 216 (3.39%) WebDriver
12 193 (3.03%) JUnit
13 190 (2.98%) SoapUI
14 180 (2.83%) SpecFlow
14 180 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 169 (2.65%) TeamCity
16 135 (2.12%) NUnit
17 128 (2.01%) webpack
18 120 (1.88%) JMeter
19 119 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 975 (15.30%) Finance
2 536 (8.41%) Retail
3 300 (4.71%) Public Sector
4 271 (4.25%) Marketing
5 193 (3.03%) Banking
6 142 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 139 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 123 (1.93%) Electronics
9 95 (1.49%) Games
10 53 (0.83%) Back Office
11 50 (0.78%) Automotive
12 49 (0.77%) Legal
13 39 (0.61%) Local Government
14 37 (0.58%) Advertising
15 29 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.41%) Police
17 24 (0.38%) Fire and Rescue
18 22 (0.35%) Financial Institution
19 18 (0.28%) Law
20 14 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,552 (40.06%) Developer
2 658 (10.33%) Analyst
3 652 (10.23%) .NET Developer
4 544 (8.54%) C# Developer
5 529 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 500 (7.85%) Software Engineer
7 499 (7.83%) Software Developer
8 365 (5.73%) Java Developer
9 356 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 284 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 280 (4.39%) Project Manager
12 265 (4.16%) Scrum Master
13 226 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 222 (3.48%) Test Engineer
15 212 (3.33%) Test Analyst
16 207 (3.25%) Lead Developer
17 206 (3.23%) Tester
18 190 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
19 187 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
20 184 (2.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,910 (29.98%) .NET
2 1,114 (17.49%) HTML
3 1,094 (17.17%) CSS
4 974 (15.29%) AngularJS
5 892 (14.00%) ASP.NET
6 768 (12.05%) React
7 684 (10.74%) Web Services
8 576 (9.04%) REST
9 569 (8.93%) .NET Framework
10 537 (8.43%) Spring
11 531 (8.33%) jQuery
12 433 (6.80%) Node.js
13 424 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 420 (6.59%) .NET Core
15 395 (6.20%) HTML5
16 394 (6.18%) RESTful
17 341 (5.35%) SOAP
18 318 (4.99%) XML
19 303 (4.76%) WCF
20 301 (4.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 465 (7.30%) User Experience
2 457 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 257 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 235 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 216 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 168 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 101 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 72 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 70 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 66 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 50 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
13 39 (0.61%) Internet of Things
13 39 (0.61%) NHS
14 38 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
15 36 (0.57%) PMI
16 34 (0.53%) EPoS
17 32 (0.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 32 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
17 32 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 602 (9.45%) Linux
2 407 (6.39%) Windows
3 237 (3.72%) Android
4 191 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 168 (2.64%) Unix
6 64 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.80%) CentOS
8 42 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 42 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.17%) Debian
10 11 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.11%) VMS
12 7 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.078%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.078%) zOS
14 4 (0.063%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,593 (87.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,376 (21.60%) Test Automation
3 1,339 (21.02%) Kanban
3 1,339 (21.02%) TDD
4 1,248 (19.59%) DevOps
5 1,146 (17.99%) Software Engineering
6 1,049 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
7 896 (14.06%) MVC
8 794 (12.46%) BDD
9 792 (12.43%) SDLC
10 761 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
11 721 (11.32%) Mentoring
12 608 (9.54%) Microservices
13 589 (9.25%) User Stories
14 530 (8.32%) Project Management
15 520 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 481 (7.55%) Computer Science
16 481 (7.55%) OO
17 479 (7.52%) Unit Testing
18 449 (7.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2,136 (33.53%) C#
2 2,022 (31.74%) JavaScript
3 1,585 (24.88%) Java
4 1,516 (23.80%) SQL
5 711 (11.16%) Python
6 399 (6.26%) C
7 390 (6.12%) C++
8 346 (5.43%) TypeScript
9 333 (5.23%) PHP
10 234 (3.67%) Ruby
11 232 (3.64%) T-SQL
12 199 (3.12%) ES6
13 176 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 174 (2.73%) Bash Shell
15 129 (2.02%) Java 8
16 114 (1.79%) Scala
17 104 (1.63%) VB.NET
18 89 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 86 (1.35%) Groovy
20 81 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 892 (14.00%) Degree
2 281 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 205 (3.22%) ISTQB
4 203 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 156 (2.45%) ISEB
6 135 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 93 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 92 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 70 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 59 (0.93%) CCNA
10 59 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (0.93%) CISSP
11 57 (0.89%) PMI Certification
12 40 (0.63%) MCSE
13 37 (0.58%) HND
14 36 (0.57%) RHCE
14 36 (0.57%) SANS
15 35 (0.55%) GIAC
15 35 (0.55%) PMP
16 34 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 737 (11.57%) QA
2 65 (1.02%) PMO
3 58 (0.91%) GDPR
4 45 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 26 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 21 (0.33%) NIST
8 21 (0.33%) PSD2
9 20 (0.31%) DICOM
10 19 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 19 (0.30%) SLA
11 13 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 13 (0.20%) WAI
12 9 (0.14%) COBIT
13 8 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.11%) P3O
15 5 (0.078%) NCSC
16 3 (0.047%) ISO 9001
17 2 (0.031%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 688 (10.80%) Docker
2 95 (1.49%) Firmware
3 64 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 56 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 37 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (0.44%) XenApp
8 25 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.28%) HDFS
10 17 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 17 (0.27%) Varnish
11 11 (0.17%) oVirt
11 11 (0.17%) RHEV
12 10 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.14%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.11%) vSphere
15 5 (0.078%) etcd
16 3 (0.047%) LXC
Systems Management
1 361 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 212 (3.33%) Ansible
3 171 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 165 (2.59%) Terraform
5 146 (2.29%) Puppet
6 67 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 60 (0.94%) Mesos
8 58 (0.91%) Marathon
9 49 (0.77%) Oozie
10 35 (0.55%) SCCM
11 28 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 28 (0.44%) SCOM
11 28 (0.44%) SCOrch
12 23 (0.36%) Kibana
13 22 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
14 21 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
15 13 (0.20%) HP ALM
16 12 (0.19%) Grafana
17 11 (0.17%) Cobbler
17 11 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 866 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 371 (5.82%) Google
3 319 (5.01%) Oracle
4 164 (2.57%) SAP
5 128 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 126 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (1.43%) Splunk
8 73 (1.15%) VMware
9 72 (1.13%) IBM
10 65 (1.02%) WorldPay
11 59 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 59 (0.93%) Sage
11 59 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 54 (0.85%) hybris
13 53 (0.83%) HP
14 47 (0.74%) Apple
15 43 (0.67%) Tableau
16 38 (0.60%) Adobe
16 38 (0.60%) Cisco
17 37 (0.58%) Sitecore