Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 20 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15,357 16,355 17,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.05% 9.23% 8.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 10.09% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12,663 13,486 15,293
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Top 16 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 14 August 2018. 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 -1 14,394 £55,000 +4.76% 1,964
UK excluding London +1 8,874 £50,000 +5.26% 1,339
London -4 6,243 £65,000 +8.33% 742
South East +1 2,804 £52,500 +5.00% 347
North of England +6 2,270 £47,500 - 364
North West +10 1,258 £50,000 +9.89% 170
South West 0 1,168 £47,500 +5.56% 173
Midlands +7 1,118 £47,500 +5.56% 172
Yorkshire -1 863 £47,500 - 155
East of England -2 773 £52,500 +10.53% 165
West Midlands +12 674 £47,500 +5.56% 94
Scotland +3 505 £45,830 +1.84% 64
East Midlands +1 443 £47,500 +5.56% 78
Wales +6 239 £42,500 +6.25% 43
North East +23 150 £43,000 +4.24% 39
Northern Ireland -6 24 £45,000 +24.14% 11

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 14,159 (92.20%) Agile Software Development
2 4,912 (31.99%) C#
3 4,545 (29.60%) .NET
4 4,529 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 4,512 (29.38%) TDD
6 4,335 (28.23%) Java
7 3,563 (23.20%) Finance
8 3,359 (21.87%) SQL
9 3,322 (21.63%) Kanban
10 3,276 (21.33%) HTML
11 3,101 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
12 3,044 (19.82%) SQL Server
13 2,933 (19.10%) CSS
14 2,816 (18.34%) MVC
15 2,805 (18.27%) AngularJS
16 2,637 (17.17%) Test Automation
17 2,632 (17.14%) Software Engineering
18 2,526 (16.45%) BDD
19 2,350 (15.30%) DevOps
20 2,306 (15.02%) ASP.NET
21 2,168 (14.12%) Git (software)
22 2,163 (14.08%) Microsoft
23 1,996 (13.00%) SDLC
24 1,950 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
25 1,904 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
26 1,833 (11.94%) JIRA
27 1,792 (11.67%) Degree
28 1,729 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
29 1,691 (11.01%) Web Services
30 1,665 (10.84%) Python

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
1 827 (5.39%) Confluence
2 331 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 318 (2.07%) Apache
4 315 (2.05%) CMS
5 284 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 277 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 232 (1.51%) JBoss
8 183 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 164 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 141 (0.92%) IIS
11 130 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 128 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 101 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 87 (0.57%) Apache Pig
14 87 (0.57%) Umbraco
15 85 (0.55%) nginx
16 84 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 76 (0.49%) Mule
18 72 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
19 64 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 243 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
3 139 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 120 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
5 89 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 74 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 44 (0.29%) Chatbot
8 42 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 30 (0.20%) InVision
10 22 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 17 (0.11%) Mingle
12 14 (0.091%) HipChat
13 12 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 10 (0.065%) UXPin
15 8 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
17 4 (0.026%) Fireworks
17 4 (0.026%) Gliffy
17 4 (0.026%) Simulink
18 3 (0.020%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 160 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 37 (0.24%) Magento
5 31 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 23 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 22 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 22 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
10 11 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
12 7 (0.046%) Postilion
12 7 (0.046%) Workfront
13 6 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (0.039%) SAP CRM
13 6 (0.039%) TIBCO iProcess
14 5 (0.033%) BASE24
14 5 (0.033%) Infor CRM
14 5 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,950 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,904 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
3 593 (3.86%) SaaS
4 387 (2.52%) GitHub
5 350 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 314 (2.04%) PaaS
7 173 (1.13%) Serverless
8 164 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 159 (1.04%) IaaS
10 148 (0.96%) Office 365
11 134 (0.87%) Slack
12 119 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 111 (0.72%) OpenShift
14 105 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
15 97 (0.63%) npm
16 95 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
17 81 (0.53%) Amazon S3
18 75 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
19 57 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
20 49 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 369 (2.40%) Internet
2 220 (1.43%) HTTP
3 161 (1.05%) Firewall
4 139 (0.91%) DNS
5 115 (0.75%) SSL
6 89 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 83 (0.54%) Hyperconnected
8 81 (0.53%) Broadband
9 69 (0.45%) SMS
10 43 (0.28%) DHCP
11 39 (0.25%) Network Security
12 33 (0.21%) AMQP
12 33 (0.21%) Intranet
13 27 (0.18%) VPN
13 27 (0.18%) WAN
14 25 (0.16%) LAN
15 24 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (0.12%) Wireless
17 17 (0.11%) Skype
18 16 (0.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,044 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 881 (5.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 879 (5.72%) NoSQL
4 814 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 772 (5.03%) MySQL
6 608 (3.96%) Big Data
7 605 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 414 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 392 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 392 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
10 343 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 302 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 238 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 231 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 227 (1.48%) RavenDB
15 214 (1.39%) Redis
16 213 (1.39%) Power BI
17 168 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 166 (1.08%) Oracle Database
19 165 (1.07%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,168 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 1,833 (11.94%) JIRA
3 1,530 (9.96%) Jenkins
4 1,378 (8.97%) Selenium
5 823 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 742 (4.83%) Visual Studio
7 681 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 619 (4.03%) Maven
9 606 (3.95%) JUnit
10 493 (3.21%) NUnit
11 464 (3.02%) Subversion
12 382 (2.49%) TeamCity
13 356 (2.32%) WebDriver
14 342 (2.23%) SpecFlow
15 322 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 288 (1.88%) Bitbucket
17 276 (1.80%) Jasmine
18 272 (1.77%) MSTest
18 272 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
19 246 (1.60%) JMeter
General
1 3,563 (23.20%) Finance
2 1,050 (6.84%) Retail
3 867 (5.65%) Banking
4 709 (4.62%) Marketing
5 494 (3.22%) Games
6 356 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 351 (2.29%) Advertising
8 250 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 206 (1.34%) Electronics
10 204 (1.33%) Law
11 185 (1.20%) Front Office
12 174 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 144 (0.94%) Publishing
14 130 (0.85%) Back Office
15 120 (0.78%) Automotive
16 112 (0.73%) Legal
17 111 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 107 (0.70%) Retail Banking
19 56 (0.36%) Military
20 44 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6,638 (43.22%) Developer
2 2,087 (13.59%) .NET Developer
3 1,744 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 1,476 (9.61%) Analyst
5 1,462 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 1,301 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 1,223 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,208 (7.87%) Software Engineer
9 980 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 914 (5.95%) Business Analyst
11 880 (5.73%) Scrum Master
12 832 (5.42%) Project Manager
13 678 (4.41%) Architect
14 547 (3.56%) Lead Developer
15 534 (3.48%) Java Engineer
16 488 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
17 461 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 435 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
19 426 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
20 424 (2.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,545 (29.60%) .NET
2 3,276 (21.33%) HTML
3 2,933 (19.10%) CSS
4 2,805 (18.27%) AngularJS
5 2,306 (15.02%) ASP.NET
6 1,691 (11.01%) Web Services
7 1,593 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,573 (10.24%) RESTful
9 1,434 (9.34%) HTML5
10 1,396 (9.09%) Spring
11 1,365 (8.89%) React
12 1,244 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1,227 (7.99%) REST
14 1,084 (7.06%) jQuery
15 1,027 (6.69%) Node.js
16 1,010 (6.58%) .NET Framework
17 976 (6.36%) CSS3
18 815 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 794 (5.17%) WCF
20 771 (5.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,380 (8.99%) User Experience
2 1,095 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 973 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 861 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
5 776 (5.05%) Fintech
6 709 (4.62%) Mobile App
7 510 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
8 503 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
9 251 (1.63%) Algorithms
10 173 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 150 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 139 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 104 (0.68%) Data Centre
13 104 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 86 (0.56%) Cloud Native
15 82 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
16 81 (0.53%) PMI
17 74 (0.48%) Public Cloud
17 74 (0.48%) Wiki
18 69 (0.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,488 (9.69%) Linux
2 902 (5.87%) Windows
3 438 (2.85%) Android
4 370 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 313 (2.04%) Unix
6 126 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 111 (0.72%) CentOS
8 95 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 52 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 45 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 43 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (0.27%) Debian
15 22 (0.14%) Solaris
16 20 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
17 18 (0.12%) Windows Phone
18 15 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,159 (92.20%) Agile Software Development
2 4,512 (29.38%) TDD
3 3,322 (21.63%) Kanban
4 3,101 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
5 2,816 (18.34%) MVC
6 2,637 (17.17%) Test Automation
7 2,632 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 2,526 (16.45%) BDD
9 2,350 (15.30%) DevOps
10 1,996 (13.00%) SDLC
11 1,729 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
12 1,521 (9.90%) Microservices
13 1,485 (9.67%) Project Management
14 1,406 (9.16%) OO
15 1,395 (9.08%) Mentoring
16 1,240 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 1,180 (7.68%) User Stories
18 1,154 (7.51%) Coaching
19 1,065 (6.93%) Web Development
20 1,044 (6.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4,912 (31.99%) C#
2 4,529 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 4,335 (28.23%) Java
4 3,359 (21.87%) SQL
5 1,665 (10.84%) Python
6 798 (5.20%) C++
7 795 (5.18%) PHP
8 668 (4.35%) Java 8
9 655 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 634 (4.13%) Ruby
11 479 (3.12%) C
12 458 (2.98%) Scala
13 428 (2.79%) TypeScript
14 398 (2.59%) PowerShell
15 277 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 234 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 225 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 202 (1.32%) ES6
19 195 (1.27%) VB.NET
20 194 (1.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,792 (11.67%) Degree
2 456 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 377 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 238 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 227 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 222 (1.45%) ISEB
7 197 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 168 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 163 (1.06%) PMP
10 161 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 139 (0.91%) Master's Degree
12 137 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 74 (0.48%) MCSE
14 67 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 63 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
16 55 (0.36%) CISSP
17 51 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
18 47 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 47 (0.31%) SANS
19 43 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,569 (10.22%) QA
2 135 (0.88%) GDPR
3 134 (0.87%) PMO
4 112 (0.73%) GCP
5 88 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (0.42%) SLA
7 55 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 30 (0.20%) PSD2
9 29 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 26 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 21 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
13 11 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
13 11 (0.072%) MiFID
14 10 (0.065%) IEC 61131
15 9 (0.059%) PMBOK
16 8 (0.052%) SEPA
17 7 (0.046%) ISO 9000
18 6 (0.039%) COBIT
18 6 (0.039%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,211 (7.89%) Docker
2 137 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 96 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 69 (0.45%) vSphere
6 54 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (0.31%) Firmware
8 42 (0.27%) HDFS
9 34 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 24 (0.16%) Xen
10 24 (0.16%) XenServer
11 10 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.039%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.033%) ACF2
14 5 (0.033%) LXC
14 5 (0.033%) RACF
14 5 (0.033%) vCloud
15 4 (0.026%) GridGain
15 4 (0.026%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 593 (3.86%) Ansible
2 537 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 513 (3.34%) Puppet
4 445 (2.90%) Kubernetes
5 335 (2.18%) Terraform
6 130 (0.85%) Salt
7 68 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 51 (0.33%) Kibana
9 48 (0.31%) Cobbler
10 43 (0.28%) Mesos
11 38 (0.25%) Oozie
12 37 (0.24%) Grafana
13 36 (0.23%) Marathon
13 36 (0.23%) SCCM
14 34 (0.22%) Tivoli
15 32 (0.21%) Packer
16 29 (0.19%) logstash
17 23 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
17 23 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
17 23 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2,163 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 1,083 (7.05%) Oracle
3 534 (3.48%) Google
4 358 (2.33%) SAP
5 258 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 252 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 219 (1.43%) Facebook
8 207 (1.35%) VMware
9 187 (1.22%) Tableau
10 179 (1.17%) IBM
11 172 (1.12%) Xamarin
12 165 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 137 (0.89%) Adobe
14 135 (0.88%) WorldPay
15 130 (0.85%) Twitter
16 112 (0.73%) Sitecore
17 101 (0.66%) HP
18 98 (0.64%) Splunk
19 97 (0.63%) ServiceNow
20 87 (0.57%) Capita