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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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15,532 7,412 7,715
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.45% 7.99% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 8.56% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,067 5,495 6,191
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,210 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.25% +4.02% -
75th Percentile £77,530 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +4.17%

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 156,289 86,635 85,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.05% 93.44% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 81,779 64,194 68,407
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 26 May 2022.

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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +4 12,827 £65,000 +13.04% 913
Work from Home +7 7,728 £62,500 +13.64% 452
London +10 7,180 £72,500 +3.57% 374
UK excluding London +1 6,227 £57,500 +15.00% 621
South East -2 1,791 £60,000 +9.09% 109
North of England +6 1,608 £55,000 +15.79% 174
Midlands +10 955 £52,500 +5.00% 115
North West +9 826 £57,500 +21.05% 89
South West -15 736 £57,500 +15.00% 84
Yorkshire +8 689 £55,000 +15.79% 63
West Midlands +19 688 £54,500 -0.91% 71
Scotland -1 457 £57,500 +13.86% 59
East of England -8 412 £60,000 +9.09% 55
East Midlands +1 255 £50,000 +16.96% 41
Wales -2 240 £52,500 +10.53% 17
North East +4 94 £50,000 +10.27% 23
Northern Ireland -2 53 £52,500 -17.32% 9

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 13,973 (89.96%) Agile
2 4,845 (31.19%) DevOps
3 4,564 (29.38%) Azure
4 4,337 (27.92%) AWS
5 4,131 (26.60%) Kanban
6 4,129 (26.58%) JavaScript
7 4,077 (26.25%) Finance
8 3,959 (25.49%) Social Skills
9 3,920 (25.24%) CI/CD
10 3,891 (25.05%) Software Engineering
11 3,729 (24.01%) Java
12 3,358 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 3,253 (20.94%) .NET
14 3,159 (20.34%) SQL
15 3,153 (20.30%) C#
16 3,117 (20.07%) React
17 3,031 (19.51%) TDD
18 3,018 (19.43%) Python
19 2,911 (18.74%) Microservices
20 2,880 (18.54%) Test Automation
21 2,655 (17.09%) Docker
22 2,531 (16.30%) Kubernetes
23 2,369 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
24 2,343 (15.08%) Mentoring
25 2,269 (14.61%) Coaching
26 2,266 (14.59%) JIRA
27 2,155 (13.87%) QA
28 2,154 (13.87%) Microsoft
29 2,117 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
30 2,116 (13.62%) HTML

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 1,092 (7.03%) Confluence
2 423 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 303 (1.95%) CMS
4 268 (1.73%) Apache Spark
5 245 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 161 (1.04%) Apache
7 109 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
8 107 (0.69%) IIS
9 77 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 68 (0.44%) Drupal
11 63 (0.41%) nginx
12 62 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 57 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 54 (0.35%) Headless CMS
14 54 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
15 53 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 52 (0.33%) Ethereum
17 46 (0.30%) OpenStack
18 36 (0.23%) WordPress
19 34 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 243 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 235 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 145 (0.93%) Sketch
4 137 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 127 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 104 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 89 (0.57%) InVision
8 52 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 39 (0.25%) Chatbot
10 38 (0.24%) Campfire
10 38 (0.24%) Zeplin
11 30 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 27 (0.17%) Adobe XD
13 22 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 22 (0.14%) Windchill
14 18 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
15 15 (0.097%) AutoCAD
15 15 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
16 12 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
17 9 (0.058%) Maple
Business Applications
1 159 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 56 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 44 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 35 (0.23%) Magento
6 23 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 21 (0.14%) TrackWise
8 20 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
9 19 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 18 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 17 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 16 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 14 (0.090%) Shopify
14 12 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
14 12 (0.077%) Maximo
14 12 (0.077%) Odoo
14 12 (0.077%) SAP MDG
15 10 (0.064%) SAP ERP
16 9 (0.058%) ProductWriter
16 9 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4,564 (29.38%) Azure
2 4,337 (27.92%) AWS
3 1,653 (10.64%) GCP
4 1,424 (9.17%) SaaS
5 1,224 (7.88%) Serverless
6 1,099 (7.08%) GitHub
7 593 (3.82%) PaaS
8 445 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
9 420 (2.70%) Power Platform
10 398 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
11 317 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
12 316 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 281 (1.81%) Amazon S3
14 268 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
15 263 (1.69%) Figma
16 248 (1.60%) OpenShift
17 226 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
18 207 (1.33%) Azure Service Bus
19 205 (1.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 204 (1.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 262 (1.69%) Internet
2 255 (1.64%) Broadband
3 218 (1.40%) HTTP
4 105 (0.68%) Firewall
5 92 (0.59%) DNS
6 75 (0.48%) MQTT
7 73 (0.47%) VoIP
8 61 (0.39%) VPN
9 56 (0.36%) Network Security
10 45 (0.29%) 5G
11 42 (0.27%) TCP/IP
12 34 (0.22%) PPP
13 33 (0.21%) IPv4
14 25 (0.16%) DSL
15 23 (0.15%) SNA
16 22 (0.14%) SSL
17 21 (0.14%) DHCP
17 21 (0.14%) SMS
18 20 (0.13%) IPv6
19 18 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,454 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 1,156 (7.44%) NoSQL
3 1,136 (7.31%) Relational Database
4 1,027 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
5 957 (6.16%) MySQL
6 570 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 497 (3.20%) Redis
8 479 (3.08%) Big Data
9 443 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 317 (2.04%) Power BI
11 268 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 237 (1.53%) Data Lake
13 230 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 215 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 188 (1.21%) Tableau
16 183 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 157 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
18 131 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
19 106 (0.68%) BigQuery
20 103 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3,358 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 2,266 (14.59%) JIRA
3 1,893 (12.19%) Jenkins
4 584 (3.76%) Selenium
5 517 (3.33%) GitLab
6 509 (3.28%) JUnit
7 466 (3.00%) Cypress.io
8 427 (2.75%) Cucumber
9 419 (2.70%) Maven
10 358 (2.30%) Gradle
11 347 (2.23%) webpack
12 346 (2.23%) Bitbucket
13 323 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 318 (2.05%) Postman
15 310 (2.00%) Visual Studio
16 289 (1.86%) TeamCity
17 284 (1.83%) NUnit
18 262 (1.69%) Mockito
19 256 (1.65%) SpecFlow
20 201 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4,077 (26.25%) Finance
2 3,959 (25.49%) Social Skills
3 1,616 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
4 1,245 (8.02%) Retail
5 1,161 (7.47%) Banking
6 1,058 (6.81%) Marketing
7 931 (5.99%) Public Sector
8 781 (5.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 736 (4.74%) Games
10 676 (4.35%) Manufacturing
11 493 (3.17%) Legal
12 490 (3.15%) Presentation Skills
13 365 (2.35%) Law
14 308 (1.98%) Advertising
15 302 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
16 276 (1.78%) Publishing
17 267 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
18 260 (1.67%) Telecoms
19 247 (1.59%) Automotive
20 189 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4,740 (30.52%) Developer
2 1,957 (12.60%) Software Engineer
3 1,454 (9.36%) Senior Developer
4 974 (6.27%) Scrum Master
5 942 (6.06%) Analyst
6 845 (5.44%) Software Developer
7 804 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 780 (5.02%) .NET Developer
9 753 (4.85%) Project Manager
10 752 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 671 (4.32%) Java Developer
12 591 (3.81%) Product Owner
13 570 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 536 (3.45%) Java Engineer
15 526 (3.39%) Business Analyst
16 483 (3.11%) Architect
17 481 (3.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 392 (2.52%) C# Developer
19 368 (2.37%) Product Manager
20 359 (2.31%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,253 (20.94%) .NET
2 3,117 (20.07%) React
3 2,116 (13.62%) HTML
4 2,087 (13.44%) CSS
5 2,064 (13.29%) Node.js
6 1,721 (11.08%) REST
7 1,686 (10.86%) AngularJS
8 1,373 (8.84%) RESTful
9 1,348 (8.68%) .NET Core
10 1,259 (8.11%) Spring
11 1,008 (6.49%) Web Services
12 982 (6.32%) .NET Framework
13 874 (5.63%) JSON
14 855 (5.50%) ASP.NET
15 826 (5.32%) Kafka
16 793 (5.11%) Spring Boot
17 706 (4.55%) HTML5
18 642 (4.13%) GraphQL
19 636 (4.09%) XML
20 588 (3.79%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,931 (12.43%) User Experience
2 1,014 (6.53%) Cloud Native
3 938 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 754 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
5 603 (3.88%) Virtual Team
6 551 (3.55%) Public Cloud
7 483 (3.11%) Algorithms
8 457 (2.94%) Life Science
9 446 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
10 394 (2.54%) Data Structures
11 376 (2.42%) Management Information System
12 331 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
13 271 (1.74%) Blockchain
14 214 (1.38%) Social Media
15 204 (1.31%) Blog
16 202 (1.30%) IoT
17 188 (1.21%) Cyberattack
18 185 (1.19%) PMI
19 183 (1.18%) Legacy Systems
20 142 (0.91%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 1,269 (8.17%) Linux
2 746 (4.80%) Windows
3 744 (4.79%) Android
4 652 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 416 (2.68%) Unix
6 83 (0.53%) VMS
7 76 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 49 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 42 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
9 42 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 28 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 25 (0.16%) CentOS
12 20 (0.13%) Debian
13 19 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
14 15 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.097%) zOS
15 14 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.045%) FreeRTOS
17 6 (0.039%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,973 (89.96%) Agile
2 4,845 (31.19%) DevOps
3 4,131 (26.60%) Kanban
4 3,920 (25.24%) CI/CD
5 3,891 (25.05%) Software Engineering
6 3,031 (19.51%) TDD
7 2,911 (18.74%) Microservices
8 2,880 (18.54%) Test Automation
9 2,369 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
10 2,343 (15.08%) Mentoring
11 2,269 (14.61%) Coaching
12 2,117 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
13 2,099 (13.51%) Full Stack Development
14 1,951 (12.56%) SDLC
15 1,904 (12.26%) BDD
16 1,678 (10.80%) Project Management
17 1,642 (10.57%) User Stories
18 1,615 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
19 1,544 (9.94%) Analytics
20 1,364 (8.78%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 4,129 (26.58%) JavaScript
2 3,729 (24.01%) Java
3 3,159 (20.34%) SQL
4 3,153 (20.30%) C#
5 3,018 (19.43%) Python
6 1,799 (11.58%) TypeScript
7 625 (4.02%) Go
8 618 (3.98%) Kotlin
9 564 (3.63%) Ruby
10 520 (3.35%) C++
11 453 (2.92%) PHP
12 447 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 437 (2.81%) Scala
14 401 (2.58%) C
15 391 (2.52%) Bash
16 346 (2.23%) T-SQL
17 291 (1.87%) ES6
18 207 (1.33%) Groovy
19 206 (1.33%) Shell Script
20 186 (1.20%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,980 (12.75%) Degree
2 665 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 657 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 509 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 332 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 204 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 176 (1.13%) PMP
8 174 (1.12%) Master's Degree
9 165 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 131 (0.84%) ISEB
11 125 (0.80%) AWS Certification
12 76 (0.49%) DBS Check
13 75 (0.48%) DV Cleared
14 71 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
15 48 (0.31%) CSPO
16 47 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
17 43 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 35 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 26 (0.17%) CISSP
20 24 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,155 (13.87%) QA
2 367 (2.36%) Accessibility
3 172 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 154 (0.99%) PMO
5 100 (0.64%) GDPR
6 73 (0.47%) WCAG
7 71 (0.46%) SLA
8 58 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 38 (0.24%) NIST
10 35 (0.23%) GxP
11 32 (0.21%) GRC
12 31 (0.20%) MiFID
13 27 (0.17%) EMIR
14 24 (0.15%) ISO 13485
14 24 (0.15%) WAI
15 21 (0.14%) COBIT
15 21 (0.14%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.058%) ISO 22301
17 7 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
17 7 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,655 (17.09%) Docker
2 98 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 68 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.16%) Firmware
7 18 (0.12%) HDFS
8 17 (0.11%) zsh
9 14 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.071%) Varnish
11 8 (0.052%) Ceph
11 8 (0.052%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.045%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.039%) Postfix
13 6 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.039%) vSphere
14 5 (0.032%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 5 (0.032%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.026%) KVM
16 3 (0.019%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,531 (16.30%) Kubernetes
2 1,233 (7.94%) Terraform
3 658 (4.24%) Ansible
4 269 (1.73%) Puppet
5 254 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 233 (1.50%) Prometheus
7 228 (1.47%) Grafana
8 196 (1.26%) Kibana
9 140 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
10 87 (0.56%) logstash
11 57 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 55 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 50 (0.32%) Istio
14 48 (0.31%) Packer
15 45 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
16 42 (0.27%) Opsgenie
17 35 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
18 34 (0.22%) Rancher
19 33 (0.21%) MIIS
20 29 (0.19%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 2,154 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 1,499 (9.65%) Google
3 690 (4.44%) Oracle
4 400 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 259 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 227 (1.46%) SAP
7 160 (1.03%) Northgate
8 148 (0.95%) Adobe
9 125 (0.80%) Databricks
10 124 (0.80%) IBM
11 107 (0.69%) Splunk
12 106 (0.68%) NEC
13 104 (0.67%) Sun
14 102 (0.66%) VMware
15 101 (0.65%) Spotify
16 88 (0.57%) Apple
17 86 (0.55%) ServiceNow
18 79 (0.51%) Red Hat
19 67 (0.43%) New Relic
20 61 (0.39%) Sage