Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 5,751 7,260 9,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.29% 8.57% 8.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 9.33% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,603 5,876 7,749
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 £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 63,078 77,833 93,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.97% 91.85% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49,799 60,803 75,703
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -4 1,803 £51,500 -1.90% 389
North of England +7 1,377 £50,000 - 374
South West +2 787 £50,000 +5.26% 196
North West +7 715 £50,000 - 206
Midlands -2 699 £50,000 +5.26% 235
East of England +3 593 £57,500 +4.55% 143
Yorkshire +8 592 £50,000 +11.11% 134
West Midlands -9 382 £50,000 +5.26% 137
East Midlands 0 311 £47,000 -1.05% 98
Scotland -10 276 £50,000 +5.26% 63
Wales +3 205 £45,000 +5.88% 48
North East -14 70 £52,500 +23.53% 34
Northern Ireland +13 44 £60,000 +20.00% 20
Channel Islands 0 3 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 - 1
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 5,000 (86.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,965 (34.17%) C#
3 1,799 (31.28%) .NET
4 1,729 (30.06%) JavaScript
5 1,370 (23.82%) TDD
6 1,364 (23.72%) SQL
7 1,293 (22.48%) Java
8 1,287 (22.38%) Test Automation
9 1,206 (20.97%) Azure
10 1,124 (19.54%) HTML
11 1,101 (19.14%) Kanban
12 1,074 (18.68%) CSS
13 1,068 (18.57%) DevOps
14 1,067 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
15 1,031 (17.93%) Software Engineering
16 1,022 (17.77%) Finance
17 1,006 (17.49%) AngularJS
18 939 (16.33%) JIRA
19 936 (16.28%) SQL Server
20 925 (16.08%) Git (software)
21 902 (15.68%) AWS
22 869 (15.11%) MVC
23 822 (14.29%) Web Services
24 814 (14.15%) ASP.NET
25 785 (13.65%) Microsoft
26 777 (13.51%) BDD
27 723 (12.57%) Degree
28 707 (12.29%) QA
29 687 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
30 617 (10.73%) React

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
1 426 (7.41%) Confluence
2 113 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 83 (1.44%) IIS
4 72 (1.25%) CMS
5 69 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 66 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 62 (1.08%) Apache
8 55 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 47 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 33 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 31 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 31 (0.54%) JBoss
12 26 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 26 (0.45%) EPiServer
12 26 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 26 (0.45%) WordPress
13 22 (0.38%) nginx
14 21 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.30%) Umbraco
16 16 (0.28%) CICS
Applications
1 57 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 26 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 23 (0.40%) Sketch
6 19 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 17 (0.30%) Figma
8 16 (0.28%) Simulink
9 15 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.26%) LibreOffice
10 14 (0.24%) Adobe XD
11 13 (0.23%) Photoshop
12 9 (0.16%) InVision
13 8 (0.14%) InDesign
13 8 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 5 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.070%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.070%) Gliffy
15 4 (0.070%) UXPin
16 3 (0.052%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 82 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 20 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.21%) Magento
6 8 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.052%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.052%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.035%) Distributed Ledger
11 2 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.035%) Orchard Housing
11 2 (0.035%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.035%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,206 (20.97%) Azure
2 902 (15.68%) AWS
3 343 (5.96%) SaaS
4 228 (3.96%) GCP
5 140 (2.43%) GitHub
6 96 (1.67%) Serverless
7 80 (1.39%) Power Platform
8 70 (1.22%) Office 365
9 68 (1.18%) PaaS
10 64 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
11 61 (1.06%) OpenShift
12 47 (0.82%) Amazon S3
13 46 (0.80%) Slack
14 44 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
15 43 (0.75%) G Suite
16 42 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
17 39 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
18 37 (0.64%) Trello
19 32 (0.56%) npm
20 31 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (1.36%) HTTP
2 72 (1.25%) Internet
3 53 (0.92%) Firewall
4 50 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 45 (0.78%) DNS
6 32 (0.56%) DMZ
6 32 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (0.43%) SSL
8 21 (0.37%) Skype
9 20 (0.35%) Extranet
10 18 (0.31%) VPN
10 18 (0.31%) Wireshark
11 17 (0.30%) AMQP
12 14 (0.24%) Bluetooth
13 13 (0.23%) DHCP
13 13 (0.23%) MPLS
14 10 (0.17%) SNMP
15 9 (0.16%) FTP
15 9 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
15 9 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 936 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 309 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 292 (5.08%) MySQL
4 229 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 202 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 169 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 144 (2.50%) Big Data
8 134 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 120 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 108 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 100 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 91 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 79 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 77 (1.34%) Power BI
15 65 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 56 (0.97%) Hadoop
17 52 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
18 44 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
19 43 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
19 43 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 939 (16.33%) JIRA
2 925 (16.08%) Git (software)
3 595 (10.35%) Jenkins
4 563 (9.79%) Selenium
5 341 (5.93%) Cucumber
6 334 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 327 (5.69%) Visual Studio
8 228 (3.96%) Maven
9 187 (3.25%) JUnit
10 186 (3.23%) SoapUI
11 185 (3.22%) Subversion
12 179 (3.11%) WebDriver
13 173 (3.01%) Bitbucket
14 160 (2.78%) NUnit
15 139 (2.42%) SpecFlow
15 139 (2.42%) TeamCity
16 125 (2.17%) Postman
17 122 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
18 109 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 95 (1.65%) JMeter
General
1 1,022 (17.77%) Finance
2 327 (5.69%) Retail
3 212 (3.69%) Marketing
4 209 (3.63%) Public Sector
5 200 (3.48%) Banking
6 137 (2.38%) Legal
7 99 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 95 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 91 (1.58%) Automotive
10 90 (1.56%) Games
11 80 (1.39%) Electronics
12 70 (1.22%) Law
13 64 (1.11%) Back Office
14 49 (0.85%) Advertising
15 43 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 33 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.40%) Avionics
18 22 (0.38%) Local Government
19 21 (0.37%) Publishing
20 20 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,275 (39.56%) Developer
2 612 (10.64%) .NET Developer
3 554 (9.63%) Software Engineer
4 479 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 479 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 452 (7.86%) Analyst
6 440 (7.65%) Software Developer
7 326 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 314 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 290 (5.04%) Scrum Master
10 218 (3.79%) Project Manager
11 205 (3.56%) Lead Developer
12 198 (3.44%) Architect
13 188 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
14 179 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 178 (3.10%) Business Analyst
16 174 (3.03%) Test Analyst
17 171 (2.97%) Tester
18 170 (2.96%) Test Engineer
19 161 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,799 (31.28%) .NET
2 1,124 (19.54%) HTML
3 1,074 (18.68%) CSS
4 1,006 (17.49%) AngularJS
5 822 (14.29%) Web Services
6 814 (14.15%) ASP.NET
7 617 (10.73%) React
8 559 (9.72%) .NET Framework
9 536 (9.32%) REST
10 476 (8.28%) .NET Core
11 475 (8.26%) RESTful
12 467 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 467 (8.12%) jQuery
13 453 (7.88%) HTML5
14 441 (7.67%) Spring
15 413 (7.18%) Node.js
16 320 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 301 (5.23%) SOAP
18 292 (5.08%) WCF
19 287 (4.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 469 (8.16%) User Experience
2 389 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 277 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
4 215 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 154 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 135 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 67 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 65 (1.13%) Algorithms
10 56 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 52 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 47 (0.82%) Cloud Native
13 34 (0.59%) Mainframe
14 33 (0.57%) Smartphone
15 31 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (0.52%) PMI
17 28 (0.49%) Data Centre
17 28 (0.49%) e-Learning
18 27 (0.47%) Client/Server
19 26 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 488 (8.49%) Linux
2 361 (6.28%) Windows
3 169 (2.94%) Android
4 152 (2.64%) Unix
5 151 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 56 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.66%) CentOS
7 38 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 30 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 26 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.28%) Debian
14 13 (0.23%) VxWorks
14 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.10%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.10%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,000 (86.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,370 (23.82%) TDD
3 1,287 (22.38%) Test Automation
4 1,101 (19.14%) Kanban
5 1,068 (18.57%) DevOps
6 1,067 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1,031 (17.93%) Software Engineering
8 869 (15.11%) MVC
9 777 (13.51%) BDD
10 687 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
11 611 (10.62%) SDLC
12 580 (10.09%) Microservices
13 536 (9.32%) Mentoring
14 512 (8.90%) User Stories
15 509 (8.85%) Project Management
16 419 (7.29%) Unit Testing
17 400 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 389 (6.76%) Web Development
19 375 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 372 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,965 (34.17%) C#
2 1,729 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 1,364 (23.72%) SQL
4 1,293 (22.48%) Java
5 615 (10.69%) Python
6 352 (6.12%) C++
7 342 (5.95%) TypeScript
8 270 (4.69%) PHP
9 245 (4.26%) C
10 234 (4.07%) T-SQL
11 179 (3.11%) PowerShell
12 139 (2.42%) Ruby
13 111 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 104 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 93 (1.62%) Java 8
16 92 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 84 (1.46%) Scala
18 79 (1.37%) VB.NET
19 63 (1.10%) ES6
20 61 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 723 (12.57%) Degree
2 198 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 193 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 165 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 140 (2.43%) ISEB
6 96 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 63 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 58 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 56 (0.97%) DV Cleared
10 43 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 27 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.42%) CISSP
13 23 (0.40%) PMP
13 23 (0.40%) RHCE
14 22 (0.38%) AWS Certification
15 21 (0.37%) Postgraduate
16 18 (0.31%) SAFe Agilist
16 18 (0.31%) SANS
17 14 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 707 (12.29%) QA
2 39 (0.68%) GDPR
3 36 (0.63%) PMO
4 31 (0.54%) DICOM
5 27 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.21%) COBIT
7 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 12 (0.21%) SLA
8 11 (0.19%) NIST
8 11 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.14%) GMP
9 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.087%) WCAG
12 4 (0.070%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.070%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.070%) PSD2
13 3 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 583 (10.14%) Docker
2 60 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.68%) Firmware
5 30 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 15 (0.26%) HDFS
7 15 (0.26%) vSphere
8 12 (0.21%) ACF2
8 12 (0.21%) oVirt
8 12 (0.21%) RACF
8 12 (0.21%) RHEV
8 12 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.19%) Postfix
9 11 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.16%) Varnish
11 8 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.14%) XenApp
12 6 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 282 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 195 (3.39%) Ansible
3 157 (2.73%) Puppet
4 137 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 125 (2.17%) Terraform
6 63 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 40 (0.70%) HP ALM
8 27 (0.47%) Oozie
9 20 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (0.30%) Cobbler
10 17 (0.30%) Mesos
11 14 (0.24%) Packer
12 13 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
12 13 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 13 (0.23%) WSUS
12 13 (0.23%) yum
13 12 (0.21%) Salt
13 12 (0.21%) SCCM
13 12 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.17%) MIIS
Vendors
1 785 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 321 (5.58%) Oracle
3 253 (4.40%) Google
4 119 (2.07%) SAP
4 119 (2.07%) WorldPay
5 118 (2.05%) IBM
6 102 (1.77%) HP
7 101 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 79 (1.37%) FIS
9 71 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 70 (1.22%) VMware
11 65 (1.13%) Sage
12 62 (1.08%) Adobe
13 60 (1.04%) Atlassian
14 53 (0.92%) Tableau
15 52 (0.90%) Sitecore
16 51 (0.89%) Red Hat
17 43 (0.75%) CA
18 38 (0.66%) Splunk
19 36 (0.63%) Delphix