Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 14,834 16,256 16,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.01% 9.27% 8.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.90% 10.12% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12,193 13,110 15,080
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 149,898 160,584 173,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.02% 91.57% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 119,286 126,736 144,177
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 -2 13,857 £55,000 +4.76% 2,101
UK excluding London +1 8,508 £50,000 +5.26% 1,433
London -2 6,074 £65,000 +8.33% 800
South East 0 2,863 £52,500 +5.00% 356
North of England +1 1,955 £48,500 +7.78% 370
North West +6 1,133 £50,000 +5.26% 187
South West +4 1,131 £47,500 +1.06% 201
Midlands +6 1,096 £47,500 +1.06% 208
East of England +3 734 £55,000 +10.00% 167
Yorkshire -6 685 £47,500 +5.56% 134
West Midlands +9 663 £47,500 +5.56% 126
Scotland -4 486 £45,000 - 80
East Midlands -2 432 £47,500 +5.56% 82
Wales +4 247 £42,500 - 44
North East +31 137 £42,500 -2.86% 49
Northern Ireland -17 35 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Channel Islands - 2 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 13,579 (91.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4,796 (32.33%) C#
3 4,536 (30.58%) JavaScript
4 4,458 (30.05%) .NET
5 4,149 (27.97%) TDD
6 3,973 (26.78%) Java
7 3,429 (23.12%) Finance
8 3,212 (21.65%) Kanban
9 3,211 (21.65%) HTML
10 3,194 (21.53%) SQL
11 2,956 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
12 2,945 (19.85%) SQL Server
13 2,838 (19.13%) CSS
14 2,763 (18.63%) AngularJS
15 2,612 (17.61%) MVC
16 2,459 (16.58%) Test Automation
17 2,424 (16.34%) Software Engineering
18 2,371 (15.98%) DevOps
19 2,271 (15.31%) BDD
20 2,229 (15.03%) ASP.NET
21 2,210 (14.90%) Microsoft
22 2,202 (14.84%) Git (software)
23 2,098 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 1,958 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
25 1,842 (12.42%) SDLC
26 1,809 (12.19%) Degree
27 1,797 (12.11%) JIRA
28 1,729 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
29 1,679 (11.32%) Web Services
30 1,612 (10.87%) 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
1 807 (5.44%) Confluence
2 298 (2.01%) Apache
3 296 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 291 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 278 (1.87%) CMS
6 245 (1.65%) Apache Spark
7 184 (1.24%) JBoss
8 182 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 171 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 155 (1.04%) IIS
11 135 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 119 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
13 112 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 91 (0.61%) Apache Pig
15 84 (0.57%) nginx
16 80 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 74 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 72 (0.49%) Apache Solr
19 60 (0.40%) Umbraco
20 58 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 239 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 146 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 120 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 113 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 86 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 48 (0.32%) InVision
8 44 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 37 (0.25%) Chatbot
10 22 (0.15%) Mingle
11 17 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (0.054%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.040%) Gliffy
15 5 (0.034%) EngageOne
15 5 (0.034%) HipChat
16 4 (0.027%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.027%) Flinto
16 4 (0.027%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 155 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (0.40%) Magento
3 49 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 35 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 28 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 19 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 14 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
10 13 (0.088%) Odoo
11 12 (0.081%) Actimize
12 11 (0.074%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
14 8 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 7 (0.047%) Oracle Retail
16 6 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
16 6 (0.040%) SAP FI
16 6 (0.040%) TIBCO iProcess
17 5 (0.034%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2,098 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,958 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
3 586 (3.95%) SaaS
4 397 (2.68%) GitHub
5 377 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 317 (2.14%) PaaS
7 208 (1.40%) Serverless
8 195 (1.31%) Office 365
9 175 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 142 (0.96%) IaaS
11 130 (0.88%) OpenShift
12 126 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
13 110 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
14 104 (0.70%) npm
14 104 (0.70%) Slack
15 95 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
16 87 (0.59%) Amazon S3
17 82 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
18 72 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
19 53 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 365 (2.46%) Internet
2 219 (1.48%) HTTP
3 195 (1.31%) Firewall
4 161 (1.09%) DNS
5 104 (0.70%) SSL
6 95 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 89 (0.60%) DHCP
8 74 (0.50%) Broadband
8 74 (0.50%) Hyperconnected
9 46 (0.31%) Skype
10 43 (0.29%) SMS
11 39 (0.26%) Network Security
12 30 (0.20%) Intranet
13 28 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (0.13%) AMQP
15 19 (0.13%) VPN
15 19 (0.13%) WAN
16 18 (0.12%) Bluetooth
16 18 (0.12%) LAN
17 17 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,945 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 822 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 800 (5.39%) NoSQL
4 736 (4.96%) MySQL
5 714 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 585 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 544 (3.67%) Big Data
8 432 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 382 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
10 367 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 332 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 282 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 245 (1.65%) Power BI
14 227 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 218 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
16 201 (1.35%) RavenDB
17 189 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
18 173 (1.17%) Apache Hive
19 169 (1.14%) Redis
20 156 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2,202 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 1,797 (12.11%) JIRA
3 1,495 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 1,206 (8.13%) Selenium
5 835 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 736 (4.96%) Visual Studio
7 651 (4.39%) Cucumber
8 572 (3.86%) Maven
9 515 (3.47%) JUnit
10 446 (3.01%) Subversion
11 384 (2.59%) TeamCity
12 347 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 347 (2.34%) NUnit
13 343 (2.31%) WebDriver
14 322 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 313 (2.11%) Bitbucket
16 290 (1.95%) SpecFlow
17 240 (1.62%) Gradle
18 232 (1.56%) MSTest
19 230 (1.55%) JMeter
General
1 3,429 (23.12%) Finance
2 886 (5.97%) Retail
3 822 (5.54%) Banking
4 636 (4.29%) Marketing
5 445 (3.00%) Games
6 368 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 328 (2.21%) Advertising
8 251 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 212 (1.43%) Electronics
10 201 (1.35%) Law
11 162 (1.09%) Front Office
12 140 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 137 (0.92%) Back Office
14 125 (0.84%) Publishing
15 124 (0.84%) Automotive
16 111 (0.75%) Legal
17 101 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 83 (0.56%) Retail Banking
19 54 (0.36%) Military
20 38 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,413 (43.23%) Developer
2 2,039 (13.75%) .NET Developer
3 1,645 (11.09%) C# Developer
4 1,390 (9.37%) Java Developer
5 1,388 (9.36%) Analyst
6 1,298 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 1,157 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,050 (7.08%) Software Engineer
9 991 (6.68%) Software Developer
10 851 (5.74%) Business Analyst
11 808 (5.45%) Scrum Master
12 775 (5.22%) Project Manager
13 741 (5.00%) Architect
14 567 (3.82%) Lead Developer
15 439 (2.96%) Java Engineer
16 434 (2.93%) ASP.NET Developer
17 415 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
18 411 (2.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 382 (2.58%) .NET Software Developer
20 381 (2.57%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,458 (30.05%) .NET
2 3,211 (21.65%) HTML
3 2,838 (19.13%) CSS
4 2,763 (18.63%) AngularJS
5 2,229 (15.03%) ASP.NET
6 1,679 (11.32%) Web Services
7 1,459 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,436 (9.68%) RESTful
9 1,381 (9.31%) React
10 1,326 (8.94%) HTML5
11 1,308 (8.82%) Spring
12 1,252 (8.44%) REST
13 1,247 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1,075 (7.25%) jQuery
15 1,053 (7.10%) .NET Framework
16 974 (6.57%) Node.js
17 929 (6.26%) CSS3
18 845 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 762 (5.14%) XML
20 726 (4.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1,341 (9.04%) User Experience
2 1,060 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 936 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 895 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
5 804 (5.42%) Fintech
6 635 (4.28%) Mobile App
7 512 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 512 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
8 228 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 166 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 162 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 128 (0.86%) Data Centre
12 117 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 113 (0.76%) Cloud Native
14 108 (0.73%) PKI
15 95 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
16 87 (0.59%) PMI
17 85 (0.57%) Public Cloud
18 84 (0.57%) Hedge funds
18 84 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,393 (9.39%) Linux
2 861 (5.80%) Windows
3 433 (2.92%) Android
4 373 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 324 (2.18%) Unix
6 176 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 143 (0.96%) CentOS
7 143 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 93 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 89 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 63 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 52 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 30 (0.20%) Debian
14 17 (0.11%) Solaris
15 15 (0.10%) VMS
16 13 (0.088%) FreeRTOS
17 11 (0.074%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.074%) Nucleus RTOS
17 11 (0.074%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,579 (91.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4,149 (27.97%) TDD
3 3,212 (21.65%) Kanban
4 2,956 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
5 2,612 (17.61%) MVC
6 2,459 (16.58%) Test Automation
7 2,424 (16.34%) Software Engineering
8 2,371 (15.98%) DevOps
9 2,271 (15.31%) BDD
10 1,842 (12.42%) SDLC
11 1,729 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
12 1,519 (10.24%) Project Management
13 1,515 (10.21%) Microservices
14 1,337 (9.01%) Mentoring
15 1,281 (8.64%) OO
16 1,220 (8.22%) User Stories
17 1,103 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 1,069 (7.21%) Coaching
19 995 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
20 981 (6.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4,796 (32.33%) C#
2 4,536 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 3,973 (26.78%) Java
4 3,194 (21.53%) SQL
5 1,612 (10.87%) Python
6 775 (5.22%) C++
7 728 (4.91%) PHP
8 583 (3.93%) Java 8
9 565 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 552 (3.72%) Ruby
11 447 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 436 (2.94%) C
13 435 (2.93%) TypeScript
14 416 (2.80%) Scala
15 278 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 238 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 211 (1.42%) ES6
18 207 (1.40%) Shell Script
19 197 (1.33%) VB.NET
20 163 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,809 (12.19%) Degree
2 478 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 379 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 244 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 242 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 239 (1.61%) ISEB
7 174 (1.17%) PMI Certification
8 164 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 153 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 130 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 129 (0.87%) PMP
12 127 (0.86%) Master's Degree
13 75 (0.51%) MCSE
14 70 (0.47%) CISSP
15 65 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 58 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
17 50 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (0.33%) CCNA
19 47 (0.32%) SANS
20 45 (0.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,437 (9.69%) QA
2 143 (0.96%) GDPR
3 135 (0.91%) PMO
4 69 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 65 (0.44%) SLA
7 27 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 23 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.13%) PSD2
11 15 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
12 11 (0.074%) MiFID
12 11 (0.074%) PMBOK
13 10 (0.067%) ISO 9000
14 9 (0.061%) IEC 61131
15 7 (0.047%) SEPA
16 5 (0.034%) IEC 61508
16 5 (0.034%) MISRA
16 5 (0.034%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1,206 (8.13%) Docker
2 153 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 142 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 110 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 77 (0.52%) vSphere
6 47 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 46 (0.31%) Firmware
7 46 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 40 (0.27%) HDFS
9 30 (0.20%) Xen
10 27 (0.18%) XenServer
11 13 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.074%) Varnish
13 7 (0.047%) iptables
13 7 (0.047%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.034%) vCloud
15 4 (0.027%) LXC
15 4 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.020%) ACF2
16 3 (0.020%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 571 (3.85%) Ansible
2 512 (3.45%) Puppet
3 479 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 473 (3.19%) Kubernetes
5 304 (2.05%) Terraform
6 131 (0.88%) Salt
7 93 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 77 (0.52%) SCCM
9 66 (0.44%) SCOM
10 52 (0.35%) Kibana
11 48 (0.32%) Grafana
12 47 (0.32%) Oozie
13 46 (0.31%) Mesos
14 43 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
15 41 (0.28%) Tivoli
16 40 (0.27%) Cobbler
17 34 (0.23%) Packer
18 25 (0.17%) logstash
19 24 (0.16%) Nagios
19 24 (0.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,210 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 1,014 (6.84%) Oracle
3 542 (3.65%) Google
4 426 (2.87%) SAP
5 280 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 237 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 205 (1.38%) Facebook
8 201 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 198 (1.33%) Tableau
10 192 (1.29%) IBM
11 186 (1.25%) VMware
12 160 (1.08%) Adobe
13 150 (1.01%) Xamarin
14 119 (0.80%) Twitter
15 116 (0.78%) ServiceNow
16 104 (0.70%) Splunk
17 98 (0.66%) Cloudera
18 94 (0.63%) HP
19 80 (0.54%) Telerik
20 79 (0.53%) hybris