Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 13,199 16,069 15,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.71% 9.15% 8.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 9.97% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,540 13,372 13,779
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 £85,000 £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 139,013 161,247 158,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,707 130,895 130,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -3 12,306 £55,000 +4.76% 2,252
UK excluding London 0 7,271 £50,000 +5.26% 1,569
London -3 5,689 £65,000 +8.33% 805
South East +2 2,562 £52,500 +5.00% 427
North of England -10 1,544 £50,000 +11.11% 408
Midlands +3 940 £47,500 - 256
South West +1 848 £47,500 +1.06% 176
North West -10 837 £50,000 +5.26% 196
East of England +8 712 £55,000 +4.76% 180
Yorkshire -7 593 £45,000 - 165
West Midlands +4 541 £47,500 - 144
Scotland -3 456 £47,500 -5.00% 72
East Midlands +5 397 £46,000 -3.16% 112
Wales -9 187 £42,500 +3.66% 44
North East -2 116 £42,500 - 47
Northern Ireland -20 48 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 11,934 (90.42%) Agile Software Development
2 4,104 (31.09%) C#
3 4,008 (30.37%) JavaScript
4 3,774 (28.59%) .NET
5 3,434 (26.02%) Java
6 3,310 (25.08%) TDD
7 3,001 (22.74%) Kanban
8 2,830 (21.44%) Finance
9 2,816 (21.33%) SQL
10 2,673 (20.25%) HTML
11 2,473 (18.74%) SQL Server
12 2,346 (17.77%) CSS
13 2,331 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
14 2,326 (17.62%) AngularJS
15 2,259 (17.11%) Software Engineering
16 2,217 (16.80%) Test Automation
17 2,076 (15.73%) Microsoft
18 2,053 (15.55%) DevOps
19 2,049 (15.52%) MVC
20 1,999 (15.15%) Git (software)
21 1,997 (15.13%) ASP.NET
22 1,947 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
23 1,877 (14.22%) BDD
24 1,783 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
25 1,751 (13.27%) Degree
26 1,742 (13.20%) JIRA
27 1,621 (12.28%) SDLC
28 1,598 (12.11%) QA
29 1,377 (10.43%) Web Services
30 1,372 (10.39%) 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
1 802 (6.08%) Confluence
2 324 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
3 285 (2.16%) CMS
4 240 (1.82%) Apache
5 235 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 211 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 182 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 161 (1.22%) IIS
9 134 (1.02%) JBoss
10 118 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 103 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 90 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 87 (0.66%) Apache Pig
14 80 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 79 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 79 (0.60%) Drupal
16 77 (0.58%) SAS
17 70 (0.53%) nginx
18 59 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 57 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 202 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 182 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 126 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
4 119 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 117 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 108 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 102 (0.77%) InVision
8 75 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 42 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 20 (0.15%) Mingle
12 19 (0.14%) Chatbot
13 17 (0.13%) Flinto
14 11 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
15 8 (0.061%) Pixate
16 6 (0.045%) InDesign
16 6 (0.045%) SPSS
17 4 (0.030%) EngageOne
17 4 (0.030%) Open Workbench
18 3 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 127 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 123 (0.93%) Temenos T24
3 59 (0.45%) Magento
4 56 (0.42%) thinkFolio
5 21 (0.16%) Actimize
5 21 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 18 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 17 (0.13%) Odoo
7 17 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 13 (0.098%) Distributed Ledger
10 12 (0.091%) SAP CO
10 12 (0.091%) SAP FI
10 12 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (0.083%) SAP ERP
11 11 (0.083%) SAP Hybris
12 9 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,947 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,783 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 516 (3.91%) SaaS
4 365 (2.77%) GitHub
5 358 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 274 (2.08%) PaaS
7 223 (1.69%) Office 365
8 180 (1.36%) Serverless
9 142 (1.08%) IaaS
10 136 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
11 122 (0.92%) Amazon S3
11 122 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 108 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 95 (0.72%) OpenShift
14 90 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
15 89 (0.67%) Slack
16 84 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
17 78 (0.59%) npm
18 66 (0.50%) Apigee
19 64 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 292 (2.21%) Internet
2 209 (1.58%) HTTP
3 144 (1.09%) DNS
4 129 (0.98%) Firewall
5 108 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 89 (0.67%) DHCP
7 68 (0.52%) Broadband
8 52 (0.39%) Hyperconnected
9 40 (0.30%) Modbus
9 40 (0.30%) RS-485
9 40 (0.30%) Skype
10 36 (0.27%) SSL
11 29 (0.22%) Intranet
12 26 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (0.18%) VPN
14 23 (0.17%) HTTPS
15 20 (0.15%) Network Security
16 17 (0.13%) Extranet
17 12 (0.091%) SAN
18 11 (0.083%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,473 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 774 (5.86%) NoSQL
3 702 (5.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 638 (4.83%) MySQL
5 611 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 521 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 515 (3.90%) Big Data
8 373 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 369 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 344 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
11 261 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 219 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 218 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 192 (1.45%) Power BI
15 176 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 175 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
17 155 (1.17%) Redis
18 146 (1.11%) Apache Hive
19 134 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
20 133 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,999 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 1,742 (13.20%) JIRA
3 1,270 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 1,157 (8.77%) Selenium
5 683 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 670 (5.08%) Cucumber
7 652 (4.94%) Visual Studio
8 506 (3.83%) Maven
9 480 (3.64%) JUnit
10 401 (3.04%) WebDriver
11 383 (2.90%) Subversion
12 318 (2.41%) TeamCity
13 310 (2.35%) Bitbucket
14 307 (2.33%) NUnit
15 262 (1.98%) JMeter
16 246 (1.86%) SoapUI
17 244 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 243 (1.84%) Gradle
19 223 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
20 186 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,830 (21.44%) Finance
2 843 (6.39%) Retail
3 815 (6.17%) Banking
4 652 (4.94%) Marketing
5 424 (3.21%) Games
6 372 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 321 (2.43%) Advertising
8 283 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 198 (1.50%) Electronics
10 177 (1.34%) Law
11 139 (1.05%) Legal
12 130 (0.98%) Front Office
13 100 (0.76%) Back Office
14 87 (0.66%) Publishing
15 75 (0.57%) Automotive
16 62 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 54 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 52 (0.39%) Financial Institution
19 49 (0.37%) Billing
19 49 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5,338 (40.44%) Developer
2 1,827 (13.84%) .NET Developer
3 1,396 (10.58%) Analyst
4 1,336 (10.12%) C# Developer
5 1,082 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 1,040 (7.88%) Java Developer
7 1,023 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 889 (6.74%) Business Analyst
9 826 (6.26%) Software Developer
10 765 (5.80%) Scrum Master
11 759 (5.75%) Software Engineer
12 697 (5.28%) Project Manager
13 655 (4.96%) Architect
14 384 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
15 382 (2.89%) Lead Developer
16 365 (2.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 348 (2.64%) Test Engineer
18 334 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
19 324 (2.45%) Tester
20 320 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,774 (28.59%) .NET
2 2,673 (20.25%) HTML
3 2,346 (17.77%) CSS
4 2,326 (17.62%) AngularJS
5 1,997 (15.13%) ASP.NET
6 1,377 (10.43%) Web Services
7 1,365 (10.34%) React
8 1,232 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,146 (8.68%) RESTful
10 1,132 (8.58%) REST
11 1,099 (8.33%) HTML5
12 1,088 (8.24%) Spring
13 1,053 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 927 (7.02%) .NET Framework
15 895 (6.78%) jQuery
16 833 (6.31%) Node.js
17 738 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 714 (5.41%) XML
19 695 (5.27%) CSS3
20 687 (5.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,214 (9.20%) User Experience
2 812 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 797 (6.04%) Fintech
4 729 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
5 529 (4.01%) Mobile App
6 399 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 391 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 297 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 148 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 125 (0.95%) FMCG
11 118 (0.89%) PMI
12 106 (0.80%) Virtual Team
13 103 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 101 (0.77%) NHS
15 99 (0.75%) Tandem
16 96 (0.73%) PKI
17 93 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
18 82 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
19 80 (0.61%) Public Cloud
20 79 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,005 (7.61%) Linux
2 722 (5.47%) Windows
3 373 (2.83%) Android
4 331 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 261 (1.98%) Unix
6 196 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 148 (1.12%) CentOS
8 139 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 95 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 92 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 54 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 40 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
14 16 (0.12%) Debian
14 16 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.091%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.076%) VMS
18 8 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (0.061%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,934 (90.42%) Agile Software Development
2 3,310 (25.08%) TDD
3 3,001 (22.74%) Kanban
4 2,331 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
5 2,259 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 2,217 (16.80%) Test Automation
7 2,053 (15.55%) DevOps
8 2,049 (15.52%) MVC
9 1,877 (14.22%) BDD
10 1,621 (12.28%) SDLC
11 1,316 (9.97%) Project Management
12 1,311 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
13 1,283 (9.72%) Microservices
14 1,228 (9.30%) User Stories
15 1,156 (8.76%) Mentoring
16 948 (7.18%) Computer Science
17 925 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 924 (7.00%) OO
19 900 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 894 (6.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4,104 (31.09%) C#
2 4,008 (30.37%) JavaScript
3 3,434 (26.02%) Java
4 2,816 (21.33%) SQL
5 1,372 (10.39%) Python
6 609 (4.61%) C++
7 587 (4.45%) PHP
8 547 (4.14%) T-SQL
9 468 (3.55%) TypeScript
10 438 (3.32%) Java 8
11 434 (3.29%) Ruby
12 368 (2.79%) Scala
13 356 (2.70%) PowerShell
14 342 (2.59%) C
15 250 (1.89%) ES6
16 209 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 205 (1.55%) Bash Shell
18 171 (1.30%) Shell Script
19 170 (1.29%) VB.NET
20 136 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,751 (13.27%) Degree
2 433 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 404 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 263 (1.99%) ISEB
5 243 (1.84%) SC Cleared
6 208 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 171 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 111 (0.84%) PMP
9 102 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 101 (0.77%) DV Cleared
11 88 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 60 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 60 (0.45%) Master's Degree
13 48 (0.36%) APMP
14 46 (0.35%) SAFe Agilist
15 43 (0.33%) CISSP
16 41 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
17 37 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (0.24%) MCSE
19 31 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,598 (12.11%) QA
2 201 (1.52%) GDPR
3 164 (1.24%) PMO
4 76 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 54 (0.41%) PSD2
6 53 (0.40%) MiFID
7 44 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (0.23%) SLA
9 26 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 25 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 19 (0.14%) DICOM
12 17 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 14 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 14 (0.11%) SEPA
14 11 (0.083%) WAI
15 9 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
16 8 (0.061%) PMBOK
17 6 (0.045%) WCAG
18 5 (0.038%) ISO 14001
18 5 (0.038%) P3O
System Software
1 1,048 (7.94%) Docker
2 151 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 103 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 91 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 86 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 65 (0.49%) Firmware
7 39 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (0.25%) vSphere
9 30 (0.23%) HDFS
10 19 (0.14%) Varnish
11 14 (0.11%) Xen
12 13 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.083%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.076%) iptables
15 9 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.038%) GridGain
17 4 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 4 (0.030%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.030%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 463 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 416 (3.15%) Ansible
3 339 (2.57%) Puppet
4 302 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 275 (2.08%) Terraform
6 94 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 94 (0.71%) Oozie
7 81 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 67 (0.51%) SCOM
9 59 (0.45%) SCCM
10 49 (0.37%) Salt
11 47 (0.36%) Mesos
12 38 (0.29%) Kibana
13 29 (0.22%) Grafana
14 28 (0.21%) Prometheus
14 28 (0.21%) Tivoli
15 26 (0.20%) HAProxy
15 26 (0.20%) Marathon
16 25 (0.19%) Rancher
17 20 (0.15%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2,076 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 892 (6.76%) Oracle
3 491 (3.72%) Google
4 437 (3.31%) SAP
5 208 (1.58%) Atlassian
6 203 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 181 (1.37%) Adobe
8 171 (1.30%) Tableau
9 160 (1.21%) Facebook
10 159 (1.20%) VMware
11 135 (1.02%) Cadence
11 135 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 130 (0.98%) Cloudera
13 114 (0.86%) IBM
14 106 (0.80%) Sitecore
15 101 (0.77%) WorldPay
16 94 (0.71%) Hortonworks
17 83 (0.63%) Telerik
18 79 (0.60%) Splunk
18 79 (0.60%) Xamarin