Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 10,324 13,147 16,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.74% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 9.48% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8,099 10,492 13,471
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 111,974 138,725 162,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 88,789 109,467 132,239
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,782 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum.

Salary trend for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England 0 9,625 £55,000 - 1,880
UK excluding London -1 5,637 £50,000 - 1,452
London +1 4,455 £65,000 - 560
South East -5 1,773 £51,500 -1.90% 377
North of England +7 1,355 £50,000 +3.09% 382
South West +3 771 £50,000 +5.26% 193
North West +6 700 £50,000 - 206
Midlands -3 676 £50,000 +5.26% 231
Yorkshire +8 588 £50,000 +11.11% 142
East of England +4 588 £57,500 +4.55% 136
West Midlands -13 368 £50,000 +5.26% 139
East Midlands -1 303 £46,000 -3.16% 92
Scotland -9 270 £50,000 +5.26% 66
Wales +2 194 £45,000 +5.88% 47
North East -12 67 £52,500 +23.53% 34
Northern Ireland +12 43 £60,000 +20.00% 18
Channel Islands +2 3 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Scrum.

1 9,157 (88.70%) Agile Software Development
2 3,312 (32.08%) C#
3 3,166 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 3,045 (29.49%) .NET
5 2,634 (25.51%) TDD
6 2,481 (24.03%) Kanban
7 2,392 (23.17%) Finance
8 2,366 (22.92%) Java
9 2,191 (21.22%) Azure
10 2,148 (20.81%) SQL
11 1,978 (19.16%) AWS
12 1,924 (18.64%) DevOps
13 1,903 (18.43%) AngularJS
14 1,900 (18.40%) SQL Server
15 1,878 (18.19%) Software Engineering
16 1,857 (17.99%) Test Automation
17 1,803 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
18 1,735 (16.81%) HTML
19 1,665 (16.13%) Git (software)
20 1,613 (15.62%) BDD
21 1,606 (15.56%) CSS
22 1,597 (15.47%) JIRA
23 1,537 (14.89%) MVC
24 1,533 (14.85%) Microservices
25 1,511 (14.64%) ASP.NET
26 1,444 (13.99%) React
27 1,385 (13.42%) Microsoft
28 1,342 (13.00%) Web Services
29 1,217 (11.79%) QA
30 1,212 (11.74%) Docker

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 706 (6.84%) Confluence
2 381 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
3 204 (1.98%) CMS
4 154 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 153 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 121 (1.17%) IIS
7 99 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 92 (0.89%) Apache
9 91 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 82 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 80 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 69 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 58 (0.56%) Umbraco
14 51 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 49 (0.47%) JBoss
16 48 (0.46%) OpenStack
17 45 (0.44%) WordPress
18 42 (0.41%) WebLogic
19 34 (0.33%) Apache Solr
20 29 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 111 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 84 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 83 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 62 (0.60%) Sketch
6 41 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 40 (0.39%) InVision
8 35 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 31 (0.30%) Figma
10 20 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 20 (0.19%) Adobe XD
11 18 (0.17%) Photoshop
12 16 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 15 (0.15%) LibreOffice
13 15 (0.15%) Simulink
14 11 (0.11%) Marvel
15 8 (0.077%) InDesign
15 8 (0.077%) Zeplin
16 5 (0.048%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 123 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.74%) Magento
3 58 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 49 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
5 32 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 22 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 22 (0.21%) WebTrends
8 15 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 15 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.12%) Shopify
9 12 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 11 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 11 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.058%) R3 Corda
11 6 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.058%) Temenos T24
12 4 (0.039%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.029%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2,191 (21.22%) Azure
2 1,978 (19.16%) AWS
3 472 (4.57%) SaaS
4 462 (4.48%) GCP
5 306 (2.96%) GitHub
6 228 (2.21%) Serverless
7 166 (1.61%) OpenShift
8 155 (1.50%) PaaS
9 126 (1.22%) Office 365
10 124 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
11 122 (1.18%) Power Platform
12 100 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 91 (0.88%) Amazon S3
13 91 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
14 78 (0.76%) Slack
15 72 (0.70%) IaaS
16 71 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
17 67 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
18 63 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
19 59 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 204 (1.98%) Internet
2 117 (1.13%) HTTP
3 82 (0.79%) Firewall
4 65 (0.63%) DNS
4 65 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 34 (0.33%) Broadband
7 32 (0.31%) DMZ
7 32 (0.31%) Skype
8 27 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 26 (0.25%) SSL
10 23 (0.22%) VPN
11 21 (0.20%) AMQP
12 20 (0.19%) Extranet
13 15 (0.15%) FTP
13 15 (0.15%) MPLS
14 14 (0.14%) Bluetooth
14 14 (0.14%) DHCP
14 14 (0.14%) HTTPS
14 14 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,900 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 654 (6.33%) MongoDB
3 563 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 492 (4.77%) Relational Database
5 467 (4.52%) MySQL
6 312 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
7 307 (2.97%) Big Data
8 264 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 248 (2.40%) SQL Server 2019
10 217 (2.10%) Redis
11 209 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 182 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 157 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 156 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 147 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 117 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 117 (1.13%) Power BI
17 104 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 97 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
19 90 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,665 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 1,597 (15.47%) JIRA
3 1,004 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 855 (8.28%) Selenium
5 514 (4.98%) Cucumber
6 462 (4.48%) Visual Studio
7 446 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 354 (3.43%) TeamCity
9 347 (3.36%) Maven
10 317 (3.07%) JUnit
11 271 (2.62%) Bitbucket
12 270 (2.62%) WebDriver
13 258 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 254 (2.46%) NUnit
15 238 (2.31%) SoapUI
16 230 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
17 222 (2.15%) Subversion
18 206 (2.00%) SpecFlow
19 190 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 178 (1.72%) Jasmine
General
1 2,392 (23.17%) Finance
2 652 (6.32%) Retail
3 644 (6.24%) Banking
4 415 (4.02%) Marketing
5 304 (2.94%) Games
6 293 (2.84%) Public Sector
7 216 (2.09%) Front Office
8 192 (1.86%) Legal
9 145 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 132 (1.28%) Advertising
11 130 (1.26%) Law
12 99 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 95 (0.92%) Automotive
14 90 (0.87%) Back Office
15 87 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 79 (0.77%) Electronics
17 54 (0.52%) Publishing
18 49 (0.47%) Investment Banking
19 43 (0.42%) Aerospace
20 36 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,175 (40.44%) Developer
2 1,308 (12.67%) .NET Developer
3 923 (8.94%) C# Developer
4 892 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 823 (7.97%) Software Engineer
6 762 (7.38%) Analyst
7 689 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 660 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 562 (5.44%) Software Developer
10 484 (4.69%) Scrum Master
11 448 (4.34%) Project Manager
12 385 (3.73%) Architect
13 384 (3.72%) Business Analyst
14 321 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 321 (3.11%) Lead Developer
15 294 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
16 285 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
17 243 (2.35%) Delivery Manager
18 239 (2.31%) Junior
18 239 (2.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,045 (29.49%) .NET
2 1,903 (18.43%) AngularJS
3 1,735 (16.81%) HTML
4 1,606 (15.56%) CSS
5 1,511 (14.64%) ASP.NET
6 1,444 (13.99%) React
7 1,342 (13.00%) Web Services
8 1,056 (10.23%) .NET Framework
9 1,055 (10.22%) .NET Core
10 1,026 (9.94%) Node.js
11 962 (9.32%) REST
12 943 (9.13%) RESTful
13 929 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 851 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 803 (7.78%) Spring
16 735 (7.12%) HTML5
17 621 (6.02%) Entity Framework
18 594 (5.75%) jQuery
19 565 (5.47%) Vue.js
20 544 (5.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 915 (8.86%) User Experience
2 765 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 652 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
4 470 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 339 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 246 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 183 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 177 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 142 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 136 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 105 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 94 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 88 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 77 (0.75%) iPad
15 74 (0.72%) Blog
16 72 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 70 (0.68%) Tandem
18 67 (0.65%) PMI
19 66 (0.64%) Derivative
19 66 (0.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 747 (7.24%) Linux
2 613 (5.94%) Windows
3 333 (3.23%) Android
4 307 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 263 (2.55%) Unix
6 66 (0.64%) CentOS
7 63 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 47 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 29 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 26 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
13 25 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 21 (0.20%) Debian
15 20 (0.19%) Fedora
16 16 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (0.13%) VxWorks
17 13 (0.13%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.077%) Solaris
18 8 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,157 (88.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2,634 (25.51%) TDD
3 2,481 (24.03%) Kanban
4 1,924 (18.64%) DevOps
5 1,878 (18.19%) Software Engineering
6 1,857 (17.99%) Test Automation
7 1,803 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
8 1,613 (15.62%) BDD
9 1,537 (14.89%) MVC
10 1,533 (14.85%) Microservices
11 1,159 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
12 1,058 (10.25%) SDLC
13 921 (8.92%) Mentoring
14 909 (8.80%) User Stories
15 873 (8.46%) Project Management
16 767 (7.43%) E-Commerce
17 759 (7.35%) OO
18 737 (7.14%) Fintech
19 723 (7.00%) Coaching
20 720 (6.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,312 (32.08%) C#
2 3,166 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 2,366 (22.92%) Java
4 2,148 (20.81%) SQL
5 1,165 (11.28%) Python
6 709 (6.87%) TypeScript
7 462 (4.48%) C++
8 396 (3.84%) T-SQL
9 391 (3.79%) PHP
10 364 (3.53%) Java 8
11 316 (3.06%) C
12 312 (3.02%) Ruby
13 264 (2.56%) Scala
14 247 (2.39%) PowerShell
15 171 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 139 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 128 (1.24%) Kotlin
18 124 (1.20%) PL/SQL
19 117 (1.13%) F#
20 109 (1.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,111 (10.76%) Degree
2 289 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 260 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 242 (2.34%) ISTQB
5 174 (1.69%) ISEB
6 140 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 95 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 87 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 66 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 63 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 57 (0.55%) PMP
12 47 (0.46%) Master's Degree
13 44 (0.43%) SAFe Agilist
14 37 (0.36%) MCP
15 33 (0.32%) CISSP
16 32 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 30 (0.29%) PhD
18 28 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 26 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,217 (11.79%) QA
2 68 (0.66%) GDPR
3 63 (0.61%) PMO
4 53 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.35%) SLA
7 32 (0.31%) DICOM
8 20 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.18%) PSD2
10 14 (0.14%) IFRS
11 12 (0.12%) COBIT
12 11 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.11%) NIST
12 11 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 10 (0.097%) WCAG
14 8 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.077%) GMP
14 8 (0.077%) PMBOK
14 8 (0.077%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,212 (11.74%) Docker
2 110 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.32%) Firmware
5 29 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 25 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (0.21%) vSphere
9 17 (0.16%) Postfix
10 15 (0.15%) HDFS
11 13 (0.13%) ACF2
11 13 (0.13%) RACF
12 11 (0.11%) oVirt
12 11 (0.11%) RHEV
12 11 (0.11%) Varnish
12 11 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.068%) XenApp
15 6 (0.058%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 741 (7.18%) Kubernetes
2 332 (3.22%) Ansible
3 250 (2.42%) Terraform
4 222 (2.15%) Puppet
5 203 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 112 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 55 (0.53%) HP ALM
8 41 (0.40%) Kibana
9 39 (0.38%) Oozie
10 35 (0.34%) Salt
11 31 (0.30%) Istio
12 28 (0.27%) Grafana
12 28 (0.27%) SCCM
13 26 (0.25%) Mesos
14 25 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
15 24 (0.23%) Prometheus
16 21 (0.20%) SCOM
17 20 (0.19%) Tivoli
18 18 (0.17%) Rancher
19 17 (0.16%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1,385 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 527 (5.10%) Oracle
3 415 (4.02%) Google
4 284 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 228 (2.21%) SAP
6 181 (1.75%) WorldPay
7 172 (1.67%) IBM
8 155 (1.50%) Adobe
8 155 (1.50%) HP
9 141 (1.37%) Tableau
10 139 (1.35%) Atlassian
11 122 (1.18%) FIS
12 110 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 106 (1.03%) Sitecore
14 100 (0.97%) hybris
15 82 (0.79%) VMware
15 82 (0.79%) Xamarin
16 70 (0.68%) Facebook
17 67 (0.65%) Splunk
18 64 (0.62%) Apple