Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16,101 15,656 16,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.14% 8.92% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 9.96% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 13,925 14,238
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 158,271 157,206 186,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.53% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128,517 129,505 154,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 14,994 £52,500 - 2,112
UK excluding London +1 9,102 £47,500 +5.56% 1,414
London -1 6,763 £60,000 - 826
South East -1 2,828 £50,000 - 373
North of England +2 2,448 £45,000 - 383
North West +4 1,339 £47,500 +5.56% 192
Midlands -2 1,100 £47,500 +6.17% 204
Yorkshire 0 966 £45,000 - 159
East of England -9 930 £52,500 +10.53% 175
South West -5 921 £47,000 +4.44% 151
West Midlands +2 651 £47,500 +5.56% 105
Scotland +7 565 £50,000 +11.11% 81
East Midlands -4 450 £47,500 +18.75% 99
Wales +3 271 £41,000 +9.33% 37
North East -2 142 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Northern Ireland +11 63 £47,500 +13.77% 10

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 15,039 (93.40%) Agile Software Development
2 5,448 (33.84%) C#
3 5,147 (31.97%) .NET
4 5,007 (31.10%) TDD
5 4,964 (30.83%) JavaScript
6 4,408 (27.38%) Java
7 3,867 (24.02%) HTML
8 3,774 (23.44%) Finance
9 3,770 (23.41%) SQL
10 3,589 (22.29%) Kanban
11 3,565 (22.14%) SQL Server
12 3,545 (22.02%) MVC
13 3,344 (20.77%) CSS
14 3,150 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
15 2,891 (17.96%) ASP.NET
16 2,867 (17.81%) BDD
17 2,815 (17.48%) Software Engineering
18 2,762 (17.15%) AngularJS
19 2,614 (16.24%) Test Automation
20 2,226 (13.83%) Degree
21 2,068 (12.84%) SDLC
22 2,060 (12.79%) Microsoft
23 2,057 (12.78%) Web Services
24 2,048 (12.72%) DevOps
25 1,993 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
26 1,955 (12.14%) Git (software)
27 1,855 (11.52%) HTML5
28 1,809 (11.24%) QA
29 1,748 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
30 1,732 (10.76%) OO

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
1 626 (3.89%) Confluence
2 411 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 347 (2.16%) CMS
4 340 (2.11%) Apache
5 312 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 278 (1.73%) Apache Spark
7 263 (1.63%) JBoss
8 255 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 244 (1.52%) IIS
10 160 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 152 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 125 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 118 (0.73%) Apache Solr
14 110 (0.68%) Umbraco
15 98 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 95 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 89 (0.55%) WebLogic
18 76 (0.47%) nginx
19 75 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
20 69 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 205 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 138 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
4 130 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 77 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 71 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 53 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 37 (0.23%) Chatbot
9 21 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 21 (0.13%) InVision
10 19 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
12 10 (0.062%) Simulink
12 10 (0.062%) UXPin
13 7 (0.043%) GIMP
14 6 (0.037%) HipChat
14 6 (0.037%) InDesign
15 5 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.031%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 141 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.43%) Magento
3 28 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 28 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 24 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 22 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 20 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 20 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 18 (0.11%) Elite 3E
8 17 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 14 (0.087%) Shopify
10 12 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.062%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.056%) Workfront
13 8 (0.050%) Markit EDM
13 8 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
14 7 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
14 7 (0.043%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1,748 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1,516 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 671 (4.17%) SaaS
4 365 (2.27%) GitHub
5 216 (1.34%) PaaS
6 151 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 149 (0.93%) IaaS
8 128 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 127 (0.79%) Office 365
10 119 (0.74%) npm
11 108 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 96 (0.60%) OpenShift
13 63 (0.39%) Serverless
13 63 (0.39%) Slack
14 44 (0.27%) Amazon S3
14 44 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 37 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
15 37 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
15 37 (0.23%) Trello
16 36 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 425 (2.64%) Internet
2 251 (1.56%) HTTP
3 171 (1.06%) Broadband
4 116 (0.72%) Firewall
4 116 (0.72%) Hyperconnected
5 68 (0.42%) SSL
6 66 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 62 (0.39%) AMQP
8 61 (0.38%) DNS
9 57 (0.35%) VPN
10 52 (0.32%) SMS
11 48 (0.30%) Wireless
12 40 (0.25%) WAN
13 30 (0.19%) LAN
14 23 (0.14%) ATM
15 22 (0.14%) Network Security
16 21 (0.13%) SAN
17 18 (0.11%) SSH
17 18 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (0.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,565 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 1,024 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 969 (6.02%) MySQL
4 931 (5.78%) MongoDB
5 682 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 661 (4.11%) Big Data
7 641 (3.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 583 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 403 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 345 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 343 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
12 283 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 234 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 233 (1.45%) RavenDB
14 233 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 214 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
16 185 (1.15%) Redis
17 175 (1.09%) Oracle Database
18 172 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 142 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,955 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 1,699 (10.55%) JIRA
3 1,398 (8.68%) Jenkins
4 1,315 (8.17%) Selenium
5 1,072 (6.66%) NUnit
6 755 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 750 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 700 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 625 (3.88%) Subversion
10 599 (3.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 588 (3.65%) Maven
12 581 (3.61%) JUnit
13 507 (3.15%) TeamCity
14 481 (2.99%) Moq
15 477 (2.96%) MSTest
16 474 (2.94%) WebDriver
17 308 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
18 282 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 245 (1.52%) gulp
20 222 (1.38%) SoapUI
General
1 3,774 (23.44%) Finance
2 1,303 (8.09%) Retail
3 1,164 (7.23%) Banking
4 826 (5.13%) Marketing
5 556 (3.45%) Games
6 441 (2.74%) Advertising
7 357 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 356 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 241 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 225 (1.40%) Legal
11 177 (1.10%) Back Office
12 170 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 158 (0.98%) Electronics
14 155 (0.96%) Law
15 154 (0.96%) Publishing
16 126 (0.78%) Front Office
17 108 (0.67%) Financial Institution
18 74 (0.46%) Automotive
19 73 (0.45%) Music Industry
20 55 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7,636 (47.43%) Developer
2 2,699 (16.76%) .NET Developer
3 2,185 (13.57%) C# Developer
4 1,545 (9.60%) Java Developer
5 1,529 (9.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,482 (9.20%) Senior Developer
7 1,408 (8.74%) Analyst
8 1,072 (6.66%) Software Engineer
9 984 (6.11%) Software Developer
10 935 (5.81%) Business Analyst
11 844 (5.24%) Project Manager
12 801 (4.97%) Scrum Master
13 768 (4.77%) ASP.NET Developer
14 733 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 669 (4.16%) Agile Developer
16 593 (3.68%) Lead Developer
17 545 (3.38%) Architect
18 542 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
19 529 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 488 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,147 (31.97%) .NET
2 3,867 (24.02%) HTML
3 3,344 (20.77%) CSS
4 2,891 (17.96%) ASP.NET
5 2,762 (17.15%) AngularJS
6 2,057 (12.78%) Web Services
7 1,993 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,855 (11.52%) HTML5
9 1,731 (10.75%) RESTful
10 1,576 (9.79%) jQuery
11 1,405 (8.73%) REST
12 1,399 (8.69%) Spring
13 1,263 (7.84%) React
14 1,214 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,195 (7.42%) .NET Framework
16 1,156 (7.18%) WCF
17 1,104 (6.86%) Node.js
18 1,096 (6.81%) WPF
19 1,073 (6.66%) XML
20 1,040 (6.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,318 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 1,215 (7.55%) User Experience
3 1,005 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
4 942 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 803 (4.99%) Fintech
6 731 (4.54%) Mobile App
7 551 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 252 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 204 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 194 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 140 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 135 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 125 (0.78%) Social Network
14 123 (0.76%) Tandem
15 116 (0.72%) Online Banking
16 113 (0.70%) Virtual Team
17 109 (0.68%) Clustering
18 104 (0.65%) PMI
19 98 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
20 93 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,611 (10.01%) Linux
2 1,267 (7.87%) Windows
3 575 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 553 (3.43%) Android
5 534 (3.32%) Unix
6 169 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 82 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 77 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 69 (0.43%) CentOS
10 58 (0.36%) Debian
11 37 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
11 37 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 23 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 22 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
14 19 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
15 16 (0.099%) Windows 10
15 16 (0.099%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.093%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,039 (93.40%) Agile Software Development
2 5,007 (31.10%) TDD
3 3,589 (22.29%) Kanban
4 3,545 (22.02%) MVC
5 3,150 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2,867 (17.81%) BDD
7 2,815 (17.48%) Software Engineering
8 2,614 (16.24%) Test Automation
9 2,068 (12.84%) SDLC
10 2,048 (12.72%) DevOps
11 1,732 (10.76%) OO
12 1,458 (9.06%) Microservices
13 1,408 (8.74%) Mentoring
14 1,338 (8.31%) E-Commerce
15 1,307 (8.12%) Project Management
16 1,247 (7.74%) Web Development
17 1,182 (7.34%) Unit Testing
18 1,090 (6.77%) User Stories
19 997 (6.19%) Web Application Development
20 957 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5,448 (33.84%) C#
2 4,964 (30.83%) JavaScript
3 4,408 (27.38%) Java
4 3,770 (23.41%) SQL
5 1,495 (9.29%) Python
6 1,008 (6.26%) PHP
7 835 (5.19%) T-SQL
8 821 (5.10%) C++
9 744 (4.62%) Ruby
10 564 (3.50%) C
11 551 (3.42%) Scala
12 389 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 372 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 330 (2.05%) TypeScript
15 279 (1.73%) Bash Shell
16 226 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 203 (1.26%) ES6
18 200 (1.24%) VB
19 192 (1.19%) Objective-C
19 192 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2,226 (13.83%) Degree
2 598 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 358 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 310 (1.93%) ISEB
5 256 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 195 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 178 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 177 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 172 (1.07%) PMP
10 141 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 79 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 74 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 73 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 73 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 63 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
15 58 (0.36%) MCSE
16 47 (0.29%) PhD
17 43 (0.27%) MCSD
18 41 (0.25%) APMP
19 39 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,809 (11.24%) QA
2 105 (0.65%) PMO
3 100 (0.62%) GDPR
4 68 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 50 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 41 (0.25%) PSD2
7 40 (0.25%) SLA
8 39 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (0.12%) GCP
10 17 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.093%) PMBOK
12 13 (0.081%) COBIT
13 12 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
14 11 (0.068%) IEC 62304
14 11 (0.068%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 10 (0.062%) SEPA
16 8 (0.050%) IEC 61508
17 6 (0.037%) ISO 9000
17 6 (0.037%) PA-DSS
18 5 (0.031%) MiFID
System Software
1 958 (5.95%) Docker
2 139 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 40 (0.25%) vSphere
5 36 (0.22%) HDFS
5 36 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 35 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.16%) Firmware
8 21 (0.13%) XenServer
9 19 (0.12%) Xen
10 18 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.081%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.081%) Ceph
12 11 (0.068%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.062%) GridGain
13 10 (0.062%) iptables
14 7 (0.043%) KVM
15 5 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.031%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 549 (3.41%) Puppet
2 518 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 454 (2.82%) Ansible
4 312 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 179 (1.11%) Terraform
6 65 (0.40%) Cobbler
7 58 (0.36%) Kibana
8 53 (0.33%) Nagios
9 48 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 41 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
11 34 (0.21%) Salt
11 34 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
12 31 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
13 30 (0.19%) Packer
14 29 (0.18%) Mesos
15 26 (0.16%) Prometheus
16 25 (0.16%) Marathon
16 25 (0.16%) ZABBIX
17 23 (0.14%) logstash
18 21 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2,060 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 1,157 (7.19%) Oracle
3 428 (2.66%) Google
4 245 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 242 (1.50%) Facebook
5 242 (1.50%) SAP
6 204 (1.27%) VMware
7 172 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 170 (1.06%) Twitter
9 156 (0.97%) Xamarin
10 151 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 147 (0.91%) IBM
12 143 (0.89%) Tableau
13 135 (0.84%) Zend
14 129 (0.80%) Sitecore
15 112 (0.70%) Adobe
16 110 (0.68%) WorldPay
17 101 (0.63%) Apple
18 99 (0.61%) Capita
19 87 (0.54%) New Relic