Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 7,267 12,237 15,660
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.39% 8.51% 9.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.10% 9.22% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,270 10,240 13,591
Median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% -3.06% +8.89%

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 79,878 132,660 159,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.28% 92.25% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63,305 103,927 128,523
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Top 19 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 6 June 2020. 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 6,775 £57,500 +4.55% 513
UK excluding London +1 3,857 £51,500 +8.42% 392
London -2 3,239 £65,000 - 152
South East -2 1,394 £55,000 +7.84% 95
North of England +9 866 £50,000 +6.10% 120
South West +1 532 £50,000 +11.11% 47
Work from Home -2 512 £56,500 +2.73% 78
North West +4 423 £50,000 - 65
Midlands -5 423 £52,500 +10.53% 59
Yorkshire +12 390 £50,000 +11.11% 45
East of England +5 328 £55,000 - 40
West Midlands -5 237 £54,500 +14.74% 28
East Midlands -5 182 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Scotland -6 166 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Wales -2 135 £42,500 - 19
North East -19 53 £52,500 +20.69% 10
Northern Ireland +34 34 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Channel Islands 0 5 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man - 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 6,586 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,408 (33.14%) JavaScript
3 2,335 (32.13%) C#
4 2,239 (30.81%) .NET
5 1,976 (27.19%) TDD
5 1,976 (27.19%) Azure
6 1,921 (26.43%) Kanban
7 1,736 (23.89%) AWS
8 1,671 (22.99%) Finance
9 1,645 (22.64%) Java
10 1,582 (21.77%) AngularJS
11 1,428 (19.65%) DevOps
12 1,411 (19.42%) SQL
13 1,400 (19.27%) SQL Server
14 1,394 (19.18%) Microservices
15 1,379 (18.98%) Software Engineering
16 1,342 (18.47%) React
17 1,237 (17.02%) HTML
18 1,220 (16.79%) BDD
19 1,212 (16.68%) Test Automation
20 1,191 (16.39%) Git (software)
21 1,177 (16.20%) CSS
22 1,148 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
23 1,134 (15.60%) .NET Core
24 1,097 (15.10%) ASP.NET
25 1,092 (15.03%) JIRA
26 1,063 (14.63%) MVC
27 1,061 (14.60%) Microsoft
28 994 (13.68%) Node.js
29 980 (13.49%) Docker

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
1 546 (7.51%) Confluence
2 510 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 167 (2.30%) CMS
4 111 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 110 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 98 (1.35%) IIS
7 85 (1.17%) EPiServer
8 80 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 72 (0.99%) Apache
10 71 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 61 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 59 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 40 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 36 (0.50%) WordPress
15 35 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.36%) Kentico
17 25 (0.34%) DNN
17 25 (0.34%) Immediacy CMS
17 25 (0.34%) Sitefinity
18 21 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 126 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 44 (0.61%) Chatbot
4 44 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.54%) Sketch
6 38 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 26 (0.36%) Figma
8 20 (0.28%) InVision
9 17 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 15 (0.21%) Simulink
11 13 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.14%) Zeplin
14 9 (0.12%) Adobe XD
15 8 (0.11%) LibreOffice
16 7 (0.096%) Marvel
17 6 (0.083%) InDesign
18 4 (0.055%) AutoCAD
19 2 (0.028%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 87 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.77%) Magento
3 44 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
4 29 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
5 26 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.26%) Shopify
7 10 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.11%) BASE24
9 7 (0.096%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
10 5 (0.069%) Maximo
10 5 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.069%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.055%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.055%) OpenText MBPM
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.055%) SAP Retail
11 4 (0.055%) StreamServe
11 4 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1,976 (27.19%) Azure
2 1,736 (23.89%) AWS
3 407 (5.60%) SaaS
4 358 (4.93%) GCP
5 210 (2.89%) Serverless
6 209 (2.88%) GitHub
7 128 (1.76%) PaaS
8 116 (1.60%) OpenShift
9 111 (1.53%) Power Platform
10 108 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
11 93 (1.28%) Office 365
12 86 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
13 83 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
14 82 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 70 (0.96%) Amazon S3
16 68 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
17 51 (0.70%) Slack
18 49 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
18 49 (0.67%) npm
19 41 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (1.71%) Internet
2 99 (1.36%) HTTP
3 48 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 46 (0.63%) Skype
5 41 (0.56%) Firewall
6 35 (0.48%) DNS
7 24 (0.33%) SSL
8 21 (0.29%) Broadband
9 20 (0.28%) FTP
10 19 (0.26%) DMZ
10 19 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (0.23%) VPN
12 14 (0.19%) VoIP
13 12 (0.17%) ATM
13 12 (0.17%) Network Security
13 12 (0.17%) OSPF
14 11 (0.15%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.12%) SMS
16 8 (0.11%) Bluetooth
16 8 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,400 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 701 (9.65%) MongoDB
3 424 (5.83%) SQL Server 2019
4 388 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 334 (4.60%) MySQL
6 284 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 258 (3.55%) Big Data
8 204 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 178 (2.45%) Redis
10 152 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
11 114 (1.57%) Hadoop
12 108 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 105 (1.44%) Power BI
13 105 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 105 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 90 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 74 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 68 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 65 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 65 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,191 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 1,092 (15.03%) JIRA
3 693 (9.54%) Jenkins
4 476 (6.55%) Selenium
5 309 (4.25%) Cucumber
5 309 (4.25%) Visual Studio
6 263 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 226 (3.11%) Maven
7 226 (3.11%) TeamCity
8 213 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 187 (2.57%) JUnit
10 163 (2.24%) WebDriver
11 157 (2.16%) Bitbucket
12 145 (2.00%) SoapUI
13 142 (1.95%) NUnit
14 138 (1.90%) SpecFlow
15 124 (1.71%) Subversion
16 122 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
17 117 (1.61%) webpack
18 115 (1.58%) Jasmine
General
1 1,671 (22.99%) Finance
2 470 (6.47%) Banking
3 429 (5.90%) Retail
4 294 (4.05%) Marketing
5 293 (4.03%) Games
6 215 (2.96%) Front Office
7 171 (2.35%) Public Sector
8 109 (1.50%) Legal
9 78 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 74 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 72 (0.99%) Law
12 70 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 63 (0.87%) Advertising
14 60 (0.83%) Automotive
15 58 (0.80%) Financial Institution
16 55 (0.76%) Back Office
17 44 (0.61%) Electronics
18 39 (0.54%) Publishing
19 33 (0.45%) Retail Banking
20 31 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,132 (43.10%) Developer
2 1,068 (14.70%) .NET Developer
3 676 (9.30%) C# Developer
4 561 (7.72%) Software Engineer
5 548 (7.54%) Senior Developer
6 506 (6.96%) Analyst
7 499 (6.87%) Java Developer
8 488 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 342 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 337 (4.64%) Scrum Master
11 318 (4.38%) Project Manager
12 301 (4.14%) Business Analyst
13 265 (3.65%) Architect
14 255 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
15 251 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 214 (2.94%) Lead Developer
17 210 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
18 168 (2.31%) Junior
19 166 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
20 158 (2.17%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,239 (30.81%) .NET
2 1,582 (21.77%) AngularJS
3 1,342 (18.47%) React
4 1,237 (17.02%) HTML
5 1,177 (16.20%) CSS
6 1,134 (15.60%) .NET Core
7 1,097 (15.10%) ASP.NET
8 994 (13.68%) Node.js
9 904 (12.44%) .NET Framework
10 888 (12.22%) Web Services
11 798 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 689 (9.48%) Vue.js
13 672 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 645 (8.88%) REST
15 600 (8.26%) Entity Framework
16 560 (7.71%) RESTful
17 513 (7.06%) HTML5
18 450 (6.19%) Spring
19 344 (4.73%) SOAP
20 327 (4.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 657 (9.04%) User Experience
2 512 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
3 501 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 282 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 199 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 195 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 151 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 117 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 108 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 105 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 93 (1.28%) Derivative
12 92 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 91 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 77 (1.06%) Tandem
15 62 (0.85%) Management Information System
16 61 (0.84%) Blog
17 59 (0.81%) Equities
18 57 (0.78%) Cloud Native
19 54 (0.74%) PMI
20 47 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 514 (7.07%) Linux
2 432 (5.94%) Windows
3 206 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 182 (2.50%) Android
5 169 (2.33%) Unix
6 46 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 45 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (0.58%) CentOS
9 20 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
10 19 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
11 18 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.18%) Debian
13 12 (0.17%) VxWorks
14 11 (0.15%) CoreOS
14 11 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.14%) Fedora
16 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
17 6 (0.083%) Solaris
17 6 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,586 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,976 (27.19%) TDD
3 1,921 (26.43%) Kanban
4 1,428 (19.65%) DevOps
5 1,394 (19.18%) Microservices
6 1,379 (18.98%) Software Engineering
7 1,220 (16.79%) BDD
8 1,212 (16.68%) Test Automation
9 1,148 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
10 1,063 (14.63%) MVC
11 801 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
12 716 (9.85%) SDLC
13 646 (8.89%) User Stories
14 613 (8.44%) Project Management
15 610 (8.39%) Mentoring
16 574 (7.90%) Fintech
17 536 (7.38%) OO
18 473 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 470 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
20 464 (6.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,408 (33.14%) JavaScript
2 2,335 (32.13%) C#
3 1,645 (22.64%) Java
4 1,411 (19.42%) SQL
5 844 (11.61%) Python
6 778 (10.71%) TypeScript
7 323 (4.44%) C++
8 245 (3.37%) PHP
9 235 (3.23%) Java 8
10 227 (3.12%) T-SQL
11 219 (3.01%) C
12 190 (2.61%) Ruby
13 169 (2.33%) Scala
14 158 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 136 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 119 (1.64%) F#
16 119 (1.64%) Kotlin
17 114 (1.57%) R
18 103 (1.42%) ES6
19 97 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 809 (11.13%) Degree
2 275 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 212 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 165 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 112 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 111 (1.53%) ISEB
7 75 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 73 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (0.84%) PMP
10 58 (0.80%) DV Cleared
11 41 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 30 (0.41%) AWS Certification
13 21 (0.29%) IIBA
13 21 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.25%) MCP
16 17 (0.23%) CISSP
17 15 (0.21%) PhD
18 14 (0.19%) CBAP
19 13 (0.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 772 (10.62%) QA
2 47 (0.65%) GDPR
3 33 (0.45%) PMO
4 30 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.28%) SLA
7 14 (0.19%) DICOM
8 13 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.18%) NIST
9 9 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.11%) ISO 8583
11 7 (0.096%) COBIT
11 7 (0.096%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.069%) PSD2
14 4 (0.055%) GMP
15 3 (0.041%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.041%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.028%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 980 (13.49%) Docker
2 91 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 65 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.50%) vSphere
5 30 (0.41%) HDFS
6 18 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 15 (0.21%) Postfix
8 14 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.14%) ACF2
9 10 (0.14%) Firmware
9 10 (0.14%) RACF
9 10 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.096%) NDS
13 6 (0.083%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 6 (0.083%) oVirt
13 6 (0.083%) RHEV
14 5 (0.069%) GlusterFS
15 4 (0.055%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 620 (8.53%) Kubernetes
2 245 (3.37%) Ansible
3 224 (3.08%) Terraform
4 146 (2.01%) Puppet
5 141 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.55%) HP ALM
7 39 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (0.39%) Kibana
9 23 (0.32%) SCCM
10 22 (0.30%) Oozie
11 21 (0.29%) Packer
12 19 (0.26%) Grafana
12 19 (0.26%) Mesos
13 16 (0.22%) Tivoli
14 15 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
14 15 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (0.19%) Cobbler
15 14 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 14 (0.19%) SCOM
16 13 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,061 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 349 (4.80%) Oracle
3 333 (4.58%) Google
4 160 (2.20%) SAP
5 142 (1.95%) IBM
6 138 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 112 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 103 (1.42%) Tableau
9 92 (1.27%) HP
10 91 (1.25%) Adobe
11 87 (1.20%) Sitecore
12 84 (1.16%) VMware
13 76 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 73 (1.00%) hybris
15 64 (0.88%) CA
16 51 (0.70%) WorldPay
17 48 (0.66%) Xamarin
18 45 (0.62%) Apple
18 45 (0.62%) FIS
19 36 (0.50%) Delphix