Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 9,814 12,951 16,256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.48% 8.68% 9.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 9.42% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,302 10,986 14,333
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 £33,750
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 106,413 137,502 164,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,394 108,150 133,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum.

Salary trend for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Top 19 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 8 April 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 9,167 £55,000 - 968
UK excluding London -2 5,298 £50,000 - 730
London -1 4,287 £65,000 - 306
South East -3 1,756 £52,500 - 175
North of England +5 1,252 £50,000 +5.26% 188
South West +3 722 £50,000 +11.11% 81
Work from Home -8 634 £55,000 -2.65% 93
Midlands -5 628 £50,000 +5.26% 125
North West +5 621 £50,000 - 93
Yorkshire +8 567 £50,000 +11.11% 68
East of England +4 516 £57,500 +6.48% 94
West Midlands -3 352 £50,000 - 65
East Midlands -5 271 £49,000 +8.89% 60
Scotland -5 243 £45,540 +1.20% 24
Wales +3 175 £45,000 +5.88% 31
North East -19 64 £52,500 +31.25% 27
Northern Ireland +18 37 £52,000 +4.00% 13
Channel Islands 0 5 £67,500 +50.00%
Isle of Man - 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 8,763 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3,207 (32.68%) C#
3 3,084 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 3,027 (30.84%) .NET
5 2,585 (26.34%) TDD
6 2,407 (24.53%) Kanban
7 2,343 (23.87%) Azure
8 2,263 (23.06%) Finance
9 2,178 (22.19%) Java
10 2,059 (20.98%) AWS
11 1,997 (20.35%) AngularJS
12 1,984 (20.22%) SQL
13 1,914 (19.50%) DevOps
14 1,890 (19.26%) SQL Server
15 1,860 (18.95%) Software Engineering
16 1,713 (17.45%) Test Automation
17 1,685 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
18 1,652 (16.83%) HTML
19 1,629 (16.60%) Microservices
20 1,590 (16.20%) Git (software)
21 1,580 (16.10%) BDD
22 1,563 (15.93%) CSS
23 1,558 (15.88%) React
24 1,472 (15.00%) ASP.NET
25 1,471 (14.99%) MVC
26 1,445 (14.72%) JIRA
27 1,391 (14.17%) Microsoft
28 1,271 (12.95%) .NET Core
29 1,255 (12.79%) Web Services
30 1,234 (12.57%) 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
1 683 (6.96%) Confluence
2 483 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
3 208 (2.12%) CMS
4 141 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 135 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 129 (1.31%) IIS
7 112 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 103 (1.05%) EPiServer
9 87 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
10 76 (0.77%) Apache
11 73 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 68 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 63 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 47 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 44 (0.45%) WordPress
16 41 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 38 (0.39%) JBoss
18 34 (0.35%) WebLogic
19 24 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 118 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 68 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 49 (0.50%) Chatbot
6 46 (0.47%) Sketch
7 37 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 26 (0.26%) InVision
9 22 (0.22%) Figma
9 22 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 17 (0.17%) Simulink
11 16 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.15%) LibreOffice
13 13 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 12 (0.12%) Adobe XD
15 8 (0.082%) InDesign
16 7 (0.071%) Zeplin
17 6 (0.061%) Marvel
18 5 (0.051%) AutoCAD
19 4 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 120 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.73%) Magento
3 48 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 42 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 32 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 25 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.15%) Shopify
8 14 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 13 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 10 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 9 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.092%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
13 6 (0.061%) Temenos T24
14 5 (0.051%) Markit EDM
15 4 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
15 4 (0.041%) Oracle Cash Management
15 4 (0.041%) SAP Retail
15 4 (0.041%) StreamServe
15 4 (0.041%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,343 (23.87%) Azure
2 2,059 (20.98%) AWS
3 486 (4.95%) SaaS
4 441 (4.49%) GCP
5 294 (3.00%) GitHub
6 246 (2.51%) Serverless
7 169 (1.72%) PaaS
8 160 (1.63%) OpenShift
9 123 (1.25%) Office 365
9 123 (1.25%) Power Platform
10 121 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 110 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
12 96 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
13 93 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
14 90 (0.92%) Amazon S3
15 70 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
15 70 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
16 68 (0.69%) npm
17 65 (0.66%) Slack
18 64 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (1.92%) Internet
2 127 (1.29%) HTTP
3 59 (0.60%) Firewall
4 56 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 54 (0.55%) DNS
6 36 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (0.33%) Broadband
8 31 (0.32%) Skype
9 25 (0.25%) DMZ
10 23 (0.23%) SSL
11 21 (0.21%) VPN
11 21 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 20 (0.20%) AMQP
13 14 (0.14%) FTP
13 14 (0.14%) MPLS
13 14 (0.14%) OSPF
13 14 (0.14%) VoIP
14 13 (0.13%) Network Security
15 12 (0.12%) BGP
15 12 (0.12%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,890 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 739 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 533 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 436 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 429 (4.37%) MySQL
6 362 (3.69%) SQL Server 2019
7 282 (2.87%) Big Data
8 276 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 231 (2.35%) Redis
10 206 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
11 175 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 157 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 145 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 130 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 125 (1.27%) RDBMS
16 116 (1.18%) Power BI
17 115 (1.17%) Hadoop
18 112 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 89 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
19 89 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,590 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 1,445 (14.72%) JIRA
3 904 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 729 (7.43%) Selenium
5 438 (4.46%) Cucumber
5 438 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 406 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 333 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 302 (3.08%) Maven
9 277 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 255 (2.60%) JUnit
11 234 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 232 (2.36%) NUnit
13 224 (2.28%) Bitbucket
14 200 (2.04%) SoapUI
15 194 (1.98%) Subversion
16 191 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
17 190 (1.94%) SpecFlow
18 171 (1.74%) Jasmine
19 162 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2,263 (23.06%) Finance
2 651 (6.63%) Banking
3 612 (6.24%) Retail
4 421 (4.29%) Marketing
5 336 (3.42%) Games
6 269 (2.74%) Public Sector
7 221 (2.25%) Front Office
8 172 (1.75%) Legal
9 120 (1.22%) Law
10 117 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 114 (1.16%) Advertising
12 86 (0.88%) Automotive
13 85 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 81 (0.83%) Back Office
15 76 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 70 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 64 (0.65%) Electronics
18 52 (0.53%) Publishing
19 48 (0.49%) Aerospace
20 36 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,092 (41.70%) Developer
2 1,399 (14.26%) .NET Developer
3 901 (9.18%) C# Developer
4 816 (8.31%) Senior Developer
5 810 (8.25%) Software Engineer
6 705 (7.18%) Analyst
7 648 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 648 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 534 (5.44%) Software Developer
9 456 (4.65%) Scrum Master
10 414 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 375 (3.82%) Business Analyst
12 349 (3.56%) Architect
13 312 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
14 294 (3.00%) Lead Developer
15 291 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 288 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
17 261 (2.66%) Junior
18 224 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
19 215 (2.19%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,027 (30.84%) .NET
2 1,997 (20.35%) AngularJS
3 1,652 (16.83%) HTML
4 1,563 (15.93%) CSS
5 1,558 (15.88%) React
6 1,472 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 1,271 (12.95%) .NET Core
8 1,255 (12.79%) Web Services
9 1,141 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 1,128 (11.49%) Node.js
11 946 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 904 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 858 (8.74%) REST
14 846 (8.62%) RESTful
15 701 (7.14%) HTML5
16 699 (7.12%) Spring
17 696 (7.09%) Entity Framework
18 687 (7.00%) Vue.js
19 502 (5.12%) jQuery
20 485 (4.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 873 (8.90%) User Experience
2 697 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 665 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
4 411 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 337 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 249 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 184 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 171 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 129 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 128 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 98 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 95 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 90 (0.92%) Cloud Native
14 79 (0.80%) Blog
15 78 (0.79%) Tandem
16 76 (0.77%) Derivative
17 74 (0.75%) Hedge funds
18 73 (0.74%) iPad
19 68 (0.69%) Equities
20 65 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 679 (6.92%) Linux
2 616 (6.28%) Windows
3 285 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 275 (2.80%) Android
5 233 (2.37%) Unix
6 66 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 47 (0.48%) CentOS
8 39 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
10 31 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 27 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 23 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
14 18 (0.18%) Debian
15 16 (0.16%) Fedora
15 16 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.14%) VxWorks
17 10 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,763 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2,585 (26.34%) TDD
3 2,407 (24.53%) Kanban
4 1,914 (19.50%) DevOps
5 1,860 (18.95%) Software Engineering
6 1,713 (17.45%) Test Automation
7 1,685 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1,629 (16.60%) Microservices
9 1,580 (16.10%) BDD
10 1,471 (14.99%) MVC
11 1,083 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
12 1,012 (10.31%) SDLC
13 878 (8.95%) User Stories
14 839 (8.55%) Mentoring
15 809 (8.24%) Project Management
16 718 (7.32%) OO
17 714 (7.28%) Fintech
18 667 (6.80%) E-Commerce
19 665 (6.78%) Unit Testing
20 657 (6.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3,207 (32.68%) C#
2 3,084 (31.42%) JavaScript
3 2,178 (22.19%) Java
4 1,984 (20.22%) SQL
5 1,073 (10.93%) Python
6 810 (8.25%) TypeScript
7 433 (4.41%) C++
8 383 (3.90%) T-SQL
9 358 (3.65%) PHP
10 347 (3.54%) Java 8
11 289 (2.94%) C
12 275 (2.80%) Ruby
13 249 (2.54%) Scala
14 242 (2.47%) PowerShell
15 176 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 136 (1.39%) F#
17 131 (1.33%) Kotlin
18 113 (1.15%) Apple Swift
19 112 (1.14%) Shell Script
20 104 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,059 (10.79%) Degree
2 292 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 272 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 204 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 159 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 158 (1.61%) ISEB
7 103 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 93 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 66 (0.67%) PMP
10 58 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 47 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 44 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 36 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.34%) SAFe Agilist
15 28 (0.29%) MCP
16 27 (0.28%) AWS Certification
16 27 (0.28%) PhD
17 26 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 23 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,087 (11.08%) QA
2 58 (0.59%) GDPR
3 50 (0.51%) PMO
4 44 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.29%) DICOM
7 27 (0.28%) SLA
8 16 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.14%) NIST
10 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (0.10%) COBIT
11 10 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.082%) GMP
12 8 (0.082%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.082%) PSD2
13 7 (0.071%) WCAG
14 4 (0.041%) EMIR
14 4 (0.041%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,234 (12.57%) Docker
2 116 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 53 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 23 (0.23%) Firmware
6 23 (0.23%) vSphere
7 21 (0.21%) HDFS
8 20 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.17%) Postfix
10 14 (0.14%) ACF2
10 14 (0.14%) RACF
11 13 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.10%) oVirt
12 10 (0.10%) RHEV
13 9 (0.092%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.071%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.071%) Varnish
15 5 (0.051%) GlusterFS
16 4 (0.041%) LXC
Systems Management
1 804 (8.19%) Kubernetes
2 305 (3.11%) Ansible
3 265 (2.70%) Terraform
4 211 (2.15%) Puppet
5 198 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 55 (0.56%) HP ALM
8 35 (0.36%) Kibana
8 35 (0.36%) Oozie
9 34 (0.35%) Grafana
10 29 (0.30%) Istio
11 28 (0.29%) SCCM
12 25 (0.25%) Prometheus
12 25 (0.25%) Salt
13 21 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 20 (0.20%) SCOM
15 19 (0.19%) Cobbler
15 19 (0.19%) Mesos
15 19 (0.19%) Rancher
16 18 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,391 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 474 (4.83%) Oracle
3 398 (4.06%) Google
4 217 (2.21%) SAP
5 209 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 177 (1.80%) IBM
7 136 (1.39%) HP
8 135 (1.38%) WorldPay
9 127 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 123 (1.25%) Adobe
11 122 (1.24%) Tableau
12 113 (1.15%) FIS
12 113 (1.15%) Sitecore
13 95 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 84 (0.86%) VMware
15 80 (0.82%) hybris
16 72 (0.73%) Xamarin
17 61 (0.62%) Apple
18 60 (0.61%) CA
19 57 (0.58%) Facebook