Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 12,249 15,860 15,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.50% 9.12% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 9.92% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,708 13,105 13,517
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

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 132,595 159,849 158,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 91.96% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104,054 128,360 129,452
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Top 17 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 24 June 2019. 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 -2 11,462 £55,000 - 621
UK excluding London -6 6,610 £47,500 -3.06% 459
London +1 5,366 £65,000 +4.00% 203
South East -2 2,199 £50,000 - 133
North of England -18 1,347 £47,125 -0.79% 111
South West -1 943 £45,000 -5.26% 62
Midlands +2 938 £46,250 -2.63% 62
North West -19 651 £50,000 +5.26% 67
East of England +8 605 £53,750 +2.38% 53
Yorkshire -17 582 £45,000 -2.17% 33
West Midlands -2 533 £47,500 -2.06% 38
East Midlands +3 405 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Scotland -9 405 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Wales -9 157 £42,500 - 11
North East +4 115 £45,000 - 11
Northern Ireland -29 20 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Channel Islands - 1 £75,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 11,061 (90.30%) Agile Software Development
2 3,646 (29.77%) C#
3 3,513 (28.68%) JavaScript
4 3,315 (27.06%) .NET
5 3,116 (25.44%) Java
6 2,761 (22.54%) SQL
7 2,755 (22.49%) TDD
8 2,690 (21.96%) Kanban
9 2,529 (20.65%) Finance
10 2,299 (18.77%) DevOps
11 2,270 (18.53%) Software Engineering
12 2,244 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 2,167 (17.69%) Test Automation
14 2,151 (17.56%) SQL Server
15 2,075 (16.94%) HTML
16 2,046 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
17 2,003 (16.35%) CSS
18 2,001 (16.34%) Git (software)
19 1,992 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
20 1,902 (15.53%) AngularJS
21 1,873 (15.29%) Microsoft
22 1,857 (15.16%) JIRA
23 1,779 (14.52%) BDD
24 1,674 (13.67%) ASP.NET
25 1,657 (13.53%) MVC
26 1,616 (13.19%) SDLC
27 1,522 (12.43%) Degree
28 1,499 (12.24%) QA
29 1,410 (11.51%) Python
30 1,354 (11.05%) Problem-Solving

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
1 753 (6.15%) Confluence
2 271 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 261 (2.13%) CMS
4 256 (2.09%) Apache Spark
5 187 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 163 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 162 (1.32%) Apache
8 135 (1.10%) IIS
9 94 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 93 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 81 (0.66%) SAS
12 74 (0.60%) JBoss
12 74 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 69 (0.56%) Apache Pig
14 64 (0.52%) Umbraco
15 62 (0.51%) Drupal
16 60 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 58 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
18 56 (0.46%) WordPress
19 42 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 161 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 147 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 137 (1.12%) Sketch
4 92 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 92 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 89 (0.73%) InVision
6 81 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 76 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 66 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 30 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 20 (0.16%) Marvel
11 19 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (0.12%) SPSS
13 14 (0.11%) Adobe XD
14 13 (0.11%) Zeplin
15 7 (0.057%) HipChat
15 7 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (0.049%) Flinto
17 5 (0.041%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.033%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 119 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.51%) Magento
2 62 (0.51%) Temenos T24
3 52 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 27 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 22 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 21 (0.17%) thinkFolio
7 19 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.090%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.090%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
9 8 (0.065%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.065%) Teamcenter
10 7 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.049%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.033%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2,244 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,046 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
3 490 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 489 (3.99%) SaaS
5 333 (2.72%) GitHub
6 307 (2.51%) Serverless
7 256 (2.09%) PaaS
8 254 (2.07%) Office 365
9 211 (1.72%) Power Platform
10 158 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 158 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
11 156 (1.27%) IaaS
12 145 (1.18%) G Suite
13 139 (1.13%) Amazon S3
14 137 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
15 114 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
16 90 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
17 81 (0.66%) npm
17 81 (0.66%) OpenShift
18 79 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 197 (1.61%) Internet
2 153 (1.25%) DNS
3 145 (1.18%) HTTP
4 121 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 116 (0.95%) Firewall
6 76 (0.62%) DHCP
7 56 (0.46%) Broadband
8 47 (0.38%) Skype
9 42 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 38 (0.31%) Intranet
11 37 (0.30%) Extranet
12 28 (0.23%) VPN
12 28 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (0.21%) VoIP
14 24 (0.20%) NetScaler
15 18 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.13%) SSH
17 14 (0.11%) SSL
18 12 (0.098%) FTP
18 12 (0.098%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,151 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 688 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 512 (4.18%) Big Data
4 505 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 494 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 489 (3.99%) MySQL
7 454 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
8 379 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 361 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
10 349 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 305 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 290 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 207 (1.69%) Power BI
14 205 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 202 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
16 189 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 174 (1.42%) RDBMS
18 163 (1.33%) Redis
19 162 (1.32%) Apache Hive
20 145 (1.18%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2,001 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 1,857 (15.16%) JIRA
3 1,198 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 1,152 (9.40%) Selenium
5 747 (6.10%) Cucumber
6 636 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 564 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 425 (3.47%) Maven
9 408 (3.33%) WebDriver
10 396 (3.23%) JUnit
11 359 (2.93%) TeamCity
12 355 (2.90%) SoapUI
13 335 (2.73%) Subversion
14 326 (2.66%) Bitbucket
15 242 (1.98%) JMeter
16 238 (1.94%) SpecFlow
17 235 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
18 222 (1.81%) NUnit
19 217 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 186 (1.52%) Appium
General
1 2,529 (20.65%) Finance
2 989 (8.07%) Retail
3 796 (6.50%) Banking
4 562 (4.59%) Marketing
5 284 (2.32%) Games
6 258 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 187 (1.53%) Advertising
8 184 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 137 (1.12%) Law
10 128 (1.04%) Electronics
11 124 (1.01%) Legal
12 123 (1.00%) Front Office
13 94 (0.77%) Back Office
14 63 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 61 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 53 (0.43%) Automotive
16 53 (0.43%) Retail Banking
17 52 (0.42%) Publishing
18 45 (0.37%) Local Government
19 43 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,682 (38.22%) Developer
2 1,404 (11.46%) .NET Developer
3 1,345 (10.98%) Analyst
4 1,070 (8.74%) C# Developer
5 1,024 (8.36%) Senior Developer
6 879 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 823 (6.72%) Software Engineer
8 789 (6.44%) Business Analyst
9 768 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 768 (6.27%) Software Developer
10 695 (5.67%) Project Manager
11 650 (5.31%) Scrum Master
12 429 (3.50%) Architect
13 365 (2.98%) Test Engineer
14 347 (2.83%) Lead Developer
15 322 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
16 309 (2.52%) Product Owner
17 304 (2.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 302 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
19 294 (2.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,315 (27.06%) .NET
2 2,075 (16.94%) HTML
3 2,003 (16.35%) CSS
4 1,902 (15.53%) AngularJS
5 1,674 (13.67%) ASP.NET
6 1,298 (10.60%) React
7 1,153 (9.41%) Web Services
8 1,014 (8.28%) RESTful
9 998 (8.15%) Spring
10 982 (8.02%) REST
11 928 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 903 (7.37%) .NET Framework
13 853 (6.96%) Node.js
14 847 (6.91%) HTML5
15 788 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 785 (6.41%) jQuery
17 595 (4.86%) .NET Core
18 581 (4.74%) XML
19 536 (4.38%) SOAP
20 527 (4.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,145 (9.35%) User Experience
2 852 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 536 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
4 499 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 385 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 306 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 280 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 225 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 152 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 134 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 127 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 125 (1.02%) PMI
13 94 (0.77%) Data Centre
14 87 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
15 82 (0.67%) NHS
16 78 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 71 (0.58%) Cloud Native
17 71 (0.58%) Wiki
18 65 (0.53%) Client/Server
19 64 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 936 (7.64%) Linux
2 741 (6.05%) Windows
3 352 (2.87%) Android
4 332 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 282 (2.30%) Unix
6 132 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 86 (0.70%) CentOS
8 67 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 37 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 34 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.090%) FreeRTOS
16 8 (0.065%) Fedora
16 8 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.049%) Debian
17 6 (0.049%) VMS
18 4 (0.033%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,061 (90.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2,755 (22.49%) TDD
3 2,690 (21.96%) Kanban
4 2,299 (18.77%) DevOps
5 2,270 (18.53%) Software Engineering
6 2,167 (17.69%) Test Automation
7 1,992 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1,779 (14.52%) BDD
9 1,657 (13.53%) MVC
10 1,616 (13.19%) SDLC
11 1,354 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
12 1,280 (10.45%) Mentoring
13 1,192 (9.73%) Microservices
14 1,127 (9.20%) Project Management
15 1,072 (8.75%) User Stories
16 905 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 901 (7.36%) Computer Science
18 885 (7.23%) Fintech
19 858 (7.00%) OO
20 853 (6.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,646 (29.77%) C#
2 3,513 (28.68%) JavaScript
3 3,116 (25.44%) Java
4 2,761 (22.54%) SQL
5 1,410 (11.51%) Python
6 598 (4.88%) PHP
7 592 (4.83%) C++
8 537 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 504 (4.11%) Ruby
10 494 (4.03%) TypeScript
11 488 (3.98%) C
12 405 (3.31%) Scala
13 404 (3.30%) Java 8
14 355 (2.90%) PowerShell
15 344 (2.81%) ES6
16 222 (1.81%) Bash Shell
17 169 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 162 (1.32%) Groovy
19 145 (1.18%) VB.NET
20 124 (1.01%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,522 (12.43%) Degree
2 519 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 346 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 298 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 212 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 205 (1.67%) ISEB
7 199 (1.62%) PMI Certification
8 154 (1.26%) PMP
9 127 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 95 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 85 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 79 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 63 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 62 (0.51%) CISSP
15 50 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
16 49 (0.40%) CCNA
17 45 (0.37%) Master's Degree
18 44 (0.36%) AWS Certification
18 44 (0.36%) MCSE
19 36 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,499 (12.24%) QA
2 160 (1.31%) GDPR
3 93 (0.76%) PMO
4 69 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 49 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.33%) SLA
7 40 (0.33%) MiFID
8 31 (0.25%) PSD2
9 30 (0.24%) WAI
10 29 (0.24%) DICOM
11 24 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 22 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 18 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 17 (0.14%) NIST
15 15 (0.12%) COBIT
16 12 (0.098%) Basel III
16 12 (0.098%) ISO 9001
17 10 (0.082%) SEPA
18 9 (0.073%) NCSC
18 9 (0.073%) P3O
System Software
1 1,177 (9.61%) Docker
2 149 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 84 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 83 (0.68%) Apache Flume
5 82 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (0.61%) Firmware
7 35 (0.29%) vSphere
8 24 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (0.20%) XenApp
8 24 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.16%) HDFS
10 18 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 17 (0.14%) Varnish
12 12 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.082%) GridGain
14 8 (0.065%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.041%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (0.041%) etcd
16 3 (0.024%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 612 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 418 (3.41%) Ansible
3 302 (2.47%) Terraform
4 301 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 252 (2.06%) Puppet
6 117 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 89 (0.73%) Oozie
8 81 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
9 80 (0.65%) Salt
10 63 (0.51%) Mesos
11 61 (0.50%) Grafana
12 46 (0.38%) Prometheus
13 45 (0.37%) Marathon
14 44 (0.36%) SCCM
15 43 (0.35%) SCOM
16 37 (0.30%) Rancher
17 31 (0.25%) Kibana
18 25 (0.20%) SCOrch
18 25 (0.20%) Tivoli
19 24 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,873 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 765 (6.25%) Oracle
3 630 (5.14%) Google
4 300 (2.45%) SAP
5 200 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 161 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 155 (1.27%) Adobe
8 148 (1.21%) Cloudera
9 143 (1.17%) Tableau
10 128 (1.04%) VMware
11 123 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 119 (0.97%) Databricks
13 117 (0.96%) IBM
14 115 (0.94%) Splunk
15 101 (0.82%) HP
16 87 (0.71%) Informatica
17 83 (0.68%) WorldPay
18 80 (0.65%) Talend
19 78 (0.64%) Cadence
20 76 (0.62%) Sitecore