Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16,044 15,542 16,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.05% 9.08% 7.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 10.03% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13,417 13,730 14,156
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 161,014 154,894 182,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.83% 90.44% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,470 127,500 151,953
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 April 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 23 April 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 15,018 £52,500 - 1,830
UK excluding London 0 9,300 £47,500 +5.56% 1,226
London -1 6,525 £60,000 - 705
South East -3 2,864 £50,000 - 327
North of England +3 2,623 £47,500 +5.56% 337
North West +8 1,409 £47,500 +5.56% 166
Yorkshire 0 1,043 £45,000 - 144
Midlands +3 1,035 £47,500 +5.56% 166
South West -5 1,020 £47,500 +5.56% 157
East of England -7 929 £52,500 +10.53% 136
West Midlands +2 603 £47,500 +5.56% 76
Scotland +11 557 £49,000 +8.89% 68
East Midlands -5 433 £47,500 +11.76% 90
Wales +4 268 £40,000 +6.67% 27
North East 0 171 £42,500 +8.97% 27
Northern Ireland -7 18 £47,500 -5.00% 7

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14,964 (93.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5,421 (33.79%) C#
3 5,024 (31.31%) TDD
4 4,998 (31.15%) .NET
5 4,728 (29.47%) JavaScript
6 4,537 (28.28%) Java
7 3,670 (22.87%) HTML
8 3,668 (22.86%) SQL
9 3,599 (22.43%) Finance
10 3,559 (22.18%) Kanban
11 3,457 (21.55%) SQL Server
12 3,412 (21.27%) MVC
13 3,250 (20.26%) Continuous Integration
14 3,243 (20.21%) CSS
15 2,887 (17.99%) BDD
16 2,854 (17.79%) Software Engineering
17 2,790 (17.39%) ASP.NET
18 2,750 (17.14%) Test Automation
19 2,737 (17.06%) AngularJS
20 2,211 (13.78%) DevOps
21 2,068 (12.89%) Microsoft
22 2,030 (12.65%) Degree
23 2,018 (12.58%) SDLC
24 1,988 (12.39%) Web Services
25 1,975 (12.31%) Git (software)
26 1,936 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
27 1,834 (11.43%) JIRA
28 1,831 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
29 1,769 (11.03%) QA
30 1,761 (10.98%) RESTful

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
1 745 (4.64%) Confluence
2 428 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 358 (2.23%) Apache
4 351 (2.19%) CMS
5 309 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
6 298 (1.86%) JBoss
7 296 (1.84%) Apache Spark
8 236 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 184 (1.15%) IIS
10 132 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 123 (0.77%) Umbraco
12 111 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 105 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 104 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 101 (0.63%) WebLogic
16 99 (0.62%) OpenStack
17 96 (0.60%) nginx
18 94 (0.59%) Mule
19 88 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 87 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 198 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 143 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 137 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 102 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
5 61 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 54 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 48 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 44 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 33 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 25 (0.16%) InVision
11 19 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (0.093%) HipChat
13 14 (0.087%) UXPin
14 11 (0.069%) Mingle
15 9 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
16 8 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.044%) GIMP
18 5 (0.031%) Fireworks
18 5 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
18 5 (0.031%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 145 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.24%) Magento
3 37 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 36 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 17 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 14 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.081%) Workfront
9 11 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.056%) Elite 3E
11 9 (0.056%) Postilion
11 9 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
12 7 (0.044%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.037%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.031%) Adobe Campaign
14 5 (0.031%) SAP CO
14 5 (0.031%) SAP FI
14 5 (0.031%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,831 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1,668 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 690 (4.30%) SaaS
4 368 (2.29%) GitHub
5 272 (1.70%) PaaS
6 212 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 179 (1.12%) IaaS
8 159 (0.99%) Office 365
9 155 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 113 (0.70%) Slack
11 112 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 101 (0.63%) npm
13 86 (0.54%) OpenShift
14 72 (0.45%) Serverless
15 68 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
16 55 (0.34%) Amazon S3
17 51 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
18 50 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
19 43 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
19 43 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 398 (2.48%) Internet
2 252 (1.57%) HTTP
3 144 (0.90%) Broadband
4 136 (0.85%) Firewall
5 116 (0.72%) Hyperconnected
6 99 (0.62%) DNS
7 81 (0.50%) SSL
8 73 (0.45%) SMS
8 73 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 57 (0.36%) AMQP
10 49 (0.31%) VPN
11 38 (0.24%) WAN
12 34 (0.21%) Wireless
13 29 (0.18%) LAN
14 22 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (0.13%) Network Security
16 19 (0.12%) Bluetooth
16 19 (0.12%) Intranet
16 19 (0.12%) SAN
16 19 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,457 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 971 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 949 (5.91%) MySQL
4 946 (5.90%) MongoDB
5 805 (5.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 678 (4.23%) Big Data
7 629 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 412 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 410 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 394 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 349 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 315 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 264 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 260 (1.62%) RavenDB
15 228 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 225 (1.40%) RDBMS
17 183 (1.14%) Redis
18 180 (1.12%) Oracle Database
19 140 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
20 134 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,975 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 1,834 (11.43%) JIRA
3 1,512 (9.42%) Jenkins
4 1,460 (9.10%) Selenium
5 954 (5.95%) NUnit
6 741 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 735 (4.58%) Cucumber
8 708 (4.41%) Visual Studio
9 645 (4.02%) Maven
10 602 (3.75%) JUnit
11 572 (3.57%) Subversion
12 508 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
13 457 (2.85%) WebDriver
14 453 (2.82%) MSTest
15 428 (2.67%) TeamCity
16 419 (2.61%) Moq
17 291 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
18 286 (1.78%) Jasmine
19 272 (1.70%) SoapUI
20 266 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,599 (22.43%) Finance
2 1,355 (8.45%) Retail
3 1,003 (6.25%) Banking
4 829 (5.17%) Marketing
5 527 (3.28%) Games
6 471 (2.94%) Advertising
7 346 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 212 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 188 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 172 (1.07%) Back Office
11 168 (1.05%) Electronics
12 166 (1.03%) Law
13 148 (0.92%) Front Office
14 147 (0.92%) Publishing
15 144 (0.90%) Legal
16 95 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 87 (0.54%) Financial Institution
18 83 (0.52%) Music Industry
19 77 (0.48%) Automotive
20 49 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7,338 (45.74%) Developer
2 2,547 (15.88%) .NET Developer
3 2,082 (12.98%) C# Developer
4 1,530 (9.54%) Java Developer
5 1,457 (9.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,438 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 1,422 (8.86%) Analyst
8 1,117 (6.96%) Software Engineer
9 999 (6.23%) Software Developer
10 913 (5.69%) Business Analyst
11 882 (5.50%) Scrum Master
12 869 (5.42%) Project Manager
13 702 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
14 671 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 583 (3.63%) Lead Developer
16 577 (3.60%) Agile Developer
17 554 (3.45%) Architect
18 546 (3.40%) Java Engineer
19 508 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 500 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,998 (31.15%) .NET
2 3,670 (22.87%) HTML
3 3,243 (20.21%) CSS
4 2,790 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 2,737 (17.06%) AngularJS
6 1,988 (12.39%) Web Services
7 1,936 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,761 (10.98%) RESTful
9 1,755 (10.94%) HTML5
10 1,430 (8.91%) Spring
11 1,363 (8.50%) jQuery
12 1,362 (8.49%) React
13 1,340 (8.35%) REST
14 1,197 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,109 (6.91%) .NET Framework
16 1,073 (6.69%) Node.js
17 1,059 (6.60%) WCF
18 1,033 (6.44%) CSS3
19 960 (5.98%) WPF
20 957 (5.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,272 (7.93%) User Experience
2 1,088 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 980 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 941 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
5 786 (4.90%) Fintech
6 730 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 537 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
8 476 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
9 228 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 161 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 149 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 144 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 135 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 110 (0.69%) Tandem
15 108 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 108 (0.67%) Social Network
16 107 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
17 100 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 95 (0.59%) Digital Media
19 92 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1,675 (10.44%) Linux
2 1,200 (7.48%) Windows
3 499 (3.11%) Android
4 494 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 447 (2.79%) Unix
6 161 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 86 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 83 (0.52%) CentOS
9 67 (0.42%) Debian
10 62 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 29 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 25 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
13 25 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 24 (0.15%) Solaris
15 23 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
15 23 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,964 (93.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5,024 (31.31%) TDD
3 3,559 (22.18%) Kanban
4 3,412 (21.27%) MVC
5 3,250 (20.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2,887 (17.99%) BDD
7 2,854 (17.79%) Software Engineering
8 2,750 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 2,211 (13.78%) DevOps
10 2,018 (12.58%) SDLC
11 1,721 (10.73%) OO
12 1,630 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
13 1,487 (9.27%) Microservices
14 1,373 (8.56%) Mentoring
15 1,335 (8.32%) E-Commerce
16 1,301 (8.11%) Project Management
17 1,231 (7.67%) Web Development
18 1,172 (7.30%) Unit Testing
19 1,116 (6.96%) Coaching
20 1,104 (6.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5,421 (33.79%) C#
2 4,728 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 4,537 (28.28%) Java
4 3,668 (22.86%) SQL
5 1,605 (10.00%) Python
6 988 (6.16%) PHP
7 801 (4.99%) T-SQL
8 775 (4.83%) C++
9 708 (4.41%) Ruby
10 628 (3.91%) Java 8
11 562 (3.50%) Scala
12 557 (3.47%) C
13 385 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 341 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 320 (1.99%) VB.NET
16 273 (1.70%) Bash Shell
17 242 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 238 (1.48%) PL/SQL
19 225 (1.40%) Perl
20 216 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,030 (12.65%) Degree
2 453 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 359 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 300 (1.87%) ISEB
5 234 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 201 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 190 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 178 (1.11%) PMP
9 169 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 125 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 82 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 81 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 77 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 67 (0.42%) MCSE
15 59 (0.37%) MCSD
16 58 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 49 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
18 44 (0.27%) MCTS
19 39 (0.24%) MCAD
20 34 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,769 (11.03%) QA
2 121 (0.75%) PMO
3 118 (0.74%) GDPR
4 68 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 56 (0.35%) GCP
7 51 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 50 (0.31%) PSD2
9 35 (0.22%) SLA
10 19 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.087%) MiFID
12 12 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
12 12 (0.075%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 11 (0.069%) SEPA
14 9 (0.056%) PA-DSS
15 8 (0.050%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.044%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.044%) WAI
17 6 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
18 5 (0.031%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 1,049 (6.54%) Docker
2 156 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 55 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (0.27%) HDFS
7 32 (0.20%) Firmware
8 25 (0.16%) vSphere
9 18 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.093%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.069%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.062%) Ceph
12 10 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.056%) GridGain
14 7 (0.044%) iptables
14 7 (0.044%) XenServer
15 6 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.037%) Xen
16 5 (0.031%) KVM
17 4 (0.025%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 524 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 506 (3.15%) Ansible
3 500 (3.12%) Puppet
4 349 (2.18%) Kubernetes
5 258 (1.61%) Terraform
6 63 (0.39%) Cobbler
7 52 (0.32%) Kibana
8 44 (0.27%) Salt
9 42 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 42 (0.26%) Nagios
10 38 (0.24%) Marathon
11 37 (0.23%) Tivoli
12 35 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
13 31 (0.19%) Packer
14 29 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
15 27 (0.17%) logstash
16 26 (0.16%) Oozie
17 25 (0.16%) ZABBIX
18 22 (0.14%) SCCM
18 22 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2,068 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 1,121 (6.99%) Oracle
3 455 (2.84%) Google
4 306 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
5 257 (1.60%) Facebook
6 243 (1.51%) SAP
7 229 (1.43%) VMware
8 196 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 183 (1.14%) WorldPay
10 179 (1.12%) Twitter
11 170 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 167 (1.04%) Tableau
13 152 (0.95%) Xamarin
14 137 (0.85%) IBM
15 126 (0.79%) Red Hat
16 125 (0.78%) Adobe
17 119 (0.74%) Capita
18 104 (0.65%) Zend
19 93 (0.58%) HP
20 85 (0.53%) Apple