Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16225 16989 17529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.31% 8.90% 7.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 9.97% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13057 15076 15522
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% - +5.88%

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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 0 15092 £52,500 - 871
UK excluding London 0 8387 £47,500 +5.56% 551
London -1 7560 £60,000 - 360
South East +4 2595 £50,000 +11.11% 174
North of England -1 1987 £45,000 +4.75% 174
Midlands 0 1164 £47,000 +4.44% 58
North West -1 1122 £47,500 +10.57% 72
South West 0 958 £47,500 +5.56% 50
East of England -11 844 £50,000 +1.52% 55
Yorkshire 0 810 £45,000 - 90
West Midlands -4 696 £45,000 - 36
Scotland +4 579 £45,000 -2.17% 25
East Midlands +3 470 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Wales 0 227 £42,000 +12.00% 15
Northern Ireland +23 76 £35,000 +4.48%
North East -14 55 £45,000 +12.50% 12

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Scrum.

1 15066 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5219 (32.17%) TDD
3 5141 (31.69%) C#
4 5121 (31.56%) JavaScript
5 5097 (31.41%) .NET
6 4603 (28.37%) Java
7 4393 (27.08%) Finance
8 4154 (25.60%) HTML
9 3753 (23.13%) Kanban
10 3742 (23.06%) SQL Server
11 3729 (22.98%) SQL
12 3537 (21.80%) MVC
13 3497 (21.55%) CSS
14 3285 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
15 2937 (18.10%) AngularJS
16 2926 (18.03%) ASP.NET
17 2765 (17.04%) Software Engineering
18 2759 (17.00%) BDD
19 2479 (15.28%) Test Automation
20 2355 (14.51%) Degree
21 2149 (13.24%) Web Services
22 2134 (13.15%) Git (software)
23 2054 (12.66%) SDLC
24 2049 (12.63%) Microsoft
25 2002 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
26 1877 (11.57%) HTML5
27 1855 (11.43%) DevOps
28 1815 (11.19%) JIRA
29 1773 (10.93%) QA
30 1767 (10.89%) 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
1 618 (3.81%) Confluence
2 589 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 570 (3.51%) Apache
4 528 (3.25%) CMS
5 368 (2.27%) JBoss
6 349 (2.15%) Apache Spark
7 348 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
8 278 (1.71%) IIS
9 267 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 231 (1.42%) WebSphere
11 177 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 167 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 155 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 146 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 134 (0.83%) Mule
16 129 (0.80%) Apache Solr
17 125 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
18 112 (0.69%) nginx
19 103 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
20 99 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 166 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 129 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 125 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 87 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 76 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 60 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 20 (0.12%) InVision
9 19 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 17 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 17 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 13 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
12 10 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
12 10 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.062%) SPSS
13 8 (0.049%) Simulink
13 8 (0.049%) UXPin
14 6 (0.037%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.031%) Niku Workbench
16 4 (0.025%) Revit
Business Applications
1 167 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (0.55%) Magento
3 37 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
3 37 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 36 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 25 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 23 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (0.14%) RMDS
7 21 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 19 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 19 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 19 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 17 (0.10%) Eloqua
10 17 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 16 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
11 16 (0.099%) SAP ERP
12 13 (0.080%) NetSuite
13 12 (0.074%) Markit EDM
13 12 (0.074%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1639 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1345 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 575 (3.54%) SaaS
4 400 (2.47%) GitHub
5 190 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 168 (1.04%) PaaS
7 137 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 117 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 116 (0.71%) npm
10 103 (0.63%) IaaS
11 75 (0.46%) Office 365
12 73 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 66 (0.41%) Force.com
14 65 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 43 (0.27%) Slack
16 42 (0.26%) OpenShift
17 38 (0.23%) Trello
18 36 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 35 (0.22%) Amazon S3
19 35 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 406 (2.50%) Internet
2 234 (1.44%) HTTP
3 130 (0.80%) Broadband
4 112 (0.69%) Firewall
5 76 (0.47%) DNS
6 66 (0.41%) Hyperconnected
7 58 (0.36%) SSL
8 56 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 54 (0.33%) Wireless
10 46 (0.28%) AMQP
11 32 (0.20%) VPN
12 29 (0.18%) ATM
12 29 (0.18%) Network Security
12 29 (0.18%) SMS
13 27 (0.17%) Intranet
13 27 (0.17%) WAN
14 24 (0.15%) LAN
15 21 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (0.12%) Ethernet
17 18 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3742 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 1096 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 1035 (6.38%) MySQL
4 932 (5.74%) MongoDB
5 885 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 693 (4.27%) Big Data
7 607 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 416 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 414 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 372 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 362 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 355 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 349 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
14 310 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 300 (1.85%) Redis
16 297 (1.83%) RDBMS
17 225 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
18 223 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
19 197 (1.21%) Oracle Database
20 176 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2134 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 1815 (11.19%) JIRA
3 1420 (8.75%) Jenkins
4 1237 (7.62%) Selenium
5 1031 (6.35%) NUnit
6 902 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 866 (5.34%) JUnit
8 771 (4.75%) Visual Studio
9 708 (4.36%) Cucumber
10 685 (4.22%) TeamCity
11 664 (4.09%) Subversion
12 660 (4.07%) Maven
13 542 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
14 466 (2.87%) Moq
15 439 (2.71%) WebDriver
16 374 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 363 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
18 345 (2.13%) MSTest
19 234 (1.44%) gulp
20 225 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 4393 (27.08%) Finance
2 1568 (9.66%) Banking
3 1310 (8.07%) Retail
4 945 (5.82%) Marketing
5 865 (5.33%) Investment Banking
6 755 (4.65%) Retail Banking
7 661 (4.07%) Telecoms
8 548 (3.38%) Games
9 363 (2.24%) Electronics
10 337 (2.08%) Advertising
11 332 (2.05%) Manufacturing
12 236 (1.45%) Publishing
13 220 (1.36%) Legal
14 165 (1.02%) Back Office
15 143 (0.88%) Front Office
16 120 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 105 (0.65%) Law
18 91 (0.56%) Automotive
19 50 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 43 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7790 (48.01%) Developer
2 2692 (16.59%) .NET Developer
3 2158 (13.30%) C# Developer
4 1776 (10.95%) Java Developer
5 1555 (9.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 1449 (8.93%) Analyst
7 1436 (8.85%) Senior Developer
8 1035 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 971 (5.98%) Business Analyst
10 926 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 910 (5.61%) Project Manager
12 771 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
13 720 (4.44%) Scrum Master
14 702 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 685 (4.22%) Architect
16 676 (4.17%) Agile Developer
17 593 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
18 522 (3.22%) Lead Developer
19 508 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
20 502 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5097 (31.41%) .NET
2 4154 (25.60%) HTML
3 3497 (21.55%) CSS
4 2937 (18.10%) AngularJS
5 2926 (18.03%) ASP.NET
6 2149 (13.24%) Web Services
7 2002 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1877 (11.57%) HTML5
9 1657 (10.21%) jQuery
10 1642 (10.12%) RESTful
11 1598 (9.85%) Spring
12 1532 (9.44%) REST
13 1346 (8.30%) XML
14 1332 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1279 (7.88%) .NET Framework
16 1181 (7.28%) WCF
17 1094 (6.74%) React
18 1031 (6.35%) CSS3
19 1018 (6.27%) SOAP
20 1001 (6.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1593 (9.82%) Computer Science
2 1237 (7.62%) User Experience
3 1072 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
4 926 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 681 (4.20%) Fintech
6 655 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 614 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
8 318 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 286 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 243 (1.50%) iPad
11 241 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 168 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 160 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
14 150 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 144 (0.89%) Online Banking
16 135 (0.83%) Tandem
17 134 (0.83%) Derivative
18 121 (0.75%) PMI
19 117 (0.72%) Data Centre
20 107 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1692 (10.43%) Linux
2 1248 (7.69%) Windows
3 668 (4.12%) Unix
4 524 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 484 (2.98%) Android
6 118 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 111 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 94 (0.58%) CentOS
9 65 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 53 (0.33%) Debian
11 40 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 33 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 31 (0.19%) Solaris
14 29 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 12 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.055%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.055%) MVS
17 9 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15066 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5219 (32.17%) TDD
3 3753 (23.13%) Kanban
4 3537 (21.80%) MVC
5 3285 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2765 (17.04%) Software Engineering
7 2759 (17.00%) BDD
8 2479 (15.28%) Test Automation
9 2054 (12.66%) SDLC
10 1855 (11.43%) DevOps
11 1767 (10.89%) OO
12 1576 (9.71%) Mentoring
13 1436 (8.85%) E-Commerce
14 1421 (8.76%) Project Management
15 1281 (7.90%) Web Development
16 1194 (7.36%) Unit Testing
17 1145 (7.06%) Asset Management
18 1119 (6.90%) Microservices
19 1114 (6.87%) User Stories
20 977 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5141 (31.69%) C#
2 5121 (31.56%) JavaScript
3 4603 (28.37%) Java
4 3729 (22.98%) SQL
5 1407 (8.67%) Python
6 903 (5.57%) C++
7 869 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 859 (5.29%) PHP
9 733 (4.52%) Ruby
10 532 (3.28%) C
11 490 (3.02%) Scala
12 375 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 363 (2.24%) VB.NET
14 301 (1.86%) Bash Shell
15 287 (1.77%) Groovy
16 266 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 256 (1.58%) TypeScript
18 201 (1.24%) Shell Script
19 188 (1.16%) Perl
20 180 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2355 (14.51%) Degree
2 837 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 370 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 282 (1.74%) ISEB
5 258 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 244 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 203 (1.25%) PMP
8 189 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 187 (1.15%) Master's Degree
10 114 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 88 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
12 79 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 78 (0.48%) DV Cleared
14 70 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 67 (0.41%) PhD
16 41 (0.25%) APMP
17 39 (0.24%) CISSP
18 36 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 32 (0.20%) MCTS
20 31 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1773 (10.93%) QA
2 123 (0.76%) PMO
3 63 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 49 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 46 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (0.27%) MiFID
6 44 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.24%) SLA
8 24 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 24 (0.15%) GDPR
9 16 (0.099%) COBIT
9 16 (0.099%) ISO 14001
9 16 (0.099%) PMBOK
10 14 (0.086%) WCAG
11 11 (0.068%) PSD2
12 8 (0.049%) IEC 62304
13 7 (0.043%) EMIR
13 7 (0.043%) FATCA
13 7 (0.043%) ISO 22301
14 5 (0.031%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 859 (5.29%) Docker
2 112 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 91 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (0.55%) vSphere
5 74 (0.46%) Xen
6 72 (0.44%) XenServer
7 30 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 25 (0.15%) HDFS
9 24 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 24 (0.15%) Firmware
10 19 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.10%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.055%) XenApp
14 5 (0.031%) vCloud
14 5 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.025%) Ceph
15 4 (0.025%) GridGain
16 3 (0.018%) KVM
Systems Management
1 651 (4.01%) Puppet
2 505 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 488 (3.01%) Ansible
4 210 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 178 (1.10%) Terraform
6 95 (0.59%) Cobbler
7 82 (0.51%) Tivoli
8 80 (0.49%) Nagios
9 64 (0.39%) Kibana
10 47 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 46 (0.28%) logstash
12 42 (0.26%) Salt
13 35 (0.22%) Mesos
14 32 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
15 27 (0.17%) Grafana
16 21 (0.13%) Packer
17 20 (0.12%) ZABBIX
18 18 (0.11%) Capistrano
19 17 (0.10%) Prometheus
20 16 (0.099%) Marathon
Vendors
1 2049 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 1340 (8.26%) Oracle
3 525 (3.24%) SAP
4 397 (2.45%) Google
5 201 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
6 196 (1.21%) IBM
7 178 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 170 (1.05%) Facebook
9 167 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 161 (0.99%) hybris
11 154 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 144 (0.89%) Murex
13 138 (0.85%) Adobe
14 129 (0.80%) Apple
15 128 (0.79%) Zend
16 126 (0.78%) Cognizant
17 124 (0.76%) Xamarin
18 122 (0.75%) Tableau
18 122 (0.75%) VMware
19 104 (0.64%) Cadence