Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15,850 15,841 16,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.13% 9.16% 8.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 10.11% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,103 13,530 14,784
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.50% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 157,488 156,639 180,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.75% 90.61% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,373 127,513 150,385
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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 -1 14,840 £55,000 +4.76% 1,958
UK excluding London 0 9,199 £49,000 +8.89% 1,310
London -3 6,438 £62,500 +4.17% 773
South East 0 2,822 £50,000 - 373
North of England +3 2,444 £47,500 +5.56% 342
North West +10 1,340 £47,500 +5.56% 203
South West -3 1,158 £47,500 +5.56% 149
Midlands +6 1,104 £47,500 +5.56% 179
Yorkshire -1 944 £46,000 -3.16% 115
East of England -3 863 £52,500 +16.67% 141
West Midlands +5 637 £48,500 +7.78% 107
Scotland +5 540 £47,500 +5.56% 75
East Midlands +4 467 £47,500 +11.76% 72
Wales +6 267 £42,500 +6.25% 48
North East +9 160 £45,000 +26.76% 24
Northern Ireland +3 24 £45,000 -10.00% 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14,714 (92.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5,266 (33.22%) C#
3 4,867 (30.71%) TDD
4 4,839 (30.53%) .NET
5 4,633 (29.23%) JavaScript
6 4,502 (28.40%) Java
7 3,566 (22.50%) SQL
8 3,528 (22.26%) Finance
9 3,475 (21.92%) HTML
10 3,456 (21.80%) Kanban
11 3,307 (20.86%) SQL Server
12 3,219 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
13 3,183 (20.08%) MVC
14 3,069 (19.36%) CSS
15 2,821 (17.80%) AngularJS
16 2,807 (17.71%) Software Engineering
17 2,759 (17.41%) BDD
18 2,677 (16.89%) Test Automation
19 2,574 (16.24%) ASP.NET
20 2,248 (14.18%) DevOps
21 2,164 (13.65%) Git (software)
22 2,132 (13.45%) Microsoft
23 2,013 (12.70%) SDLC
24 1,941 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
25 1,918 (12.10%) Degree
26 1,898 (11.97%) JIRA
27 1,854 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
28 1,838 (11.60%) Web Services
29 1,817 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
30 1,768 (11.15%) RESTful

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
1 833 (5.26%) Confluence
2 376 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 355 (2.24%) CMS
4 333 (2.10%) Apache
5 305 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 302 (1.91%) Apache Spark
7 261 (1.65%) JBoss
8 196 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 151 (0.95%) IIS
10 141 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 116 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 104 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 101 (0.64%) WebLogic
14 95 (0.60%) nginx
15 94 (0.59%) Mule
16 88 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 87 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
18 85 (0.54%) Apache Solr
19 82 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
20 66 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 217 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 129 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 112 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
5 64 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 61 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 47 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 47 (0.30%) Chatbot
8 28 (0.18%) InVision
9 26 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.11%) Mingle
11 16 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (0.095%) HipChat
12 15 (0.095%) UXPin
13 7 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (0.032%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.032%) GIMP
15 4 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.025%) Simulink
16 3 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 155 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
4 31 (0.20%) Magento
5 30 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 23 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (0.076%) Workfront
9 11 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.050%) Postilion
11 7 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (0.038%) Distributed Ledger
12 6 (0.038%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.038%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.032%) Elite 3E
13 5 (0.032%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (0.032%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1,941 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1,854 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 674 (4.25%) SaaS
4 379 (2.39%) GitHub
5 319 (2.01%) PaaS
6 267 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 174 (1.10%) IaaS
8 148 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 128 (0.81%) Slack
10 127 (0.80%) Serverless
11 123 (0.78%) Office 365
12 120 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
13 98 (0.62%) OpenShift
14 89 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
15 84 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 82 (0.52%) npm
17 62 (0.39%) Amazon S3
18 54 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
19 52 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
20 41 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 386 (2.44%) Internet
2 226 (1.43%) HTTP
3 133 (0.84%) Firewall
4 115 (0.73%) DNS
5 101 (0.64%) Broadband
6 98 (0.62%) Hyperconnected
6 98 (0.62%) SSL
7 84 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 70 (0.44%) SMS
9 47 (0.30%) AMQP
10 36 (0.23%) VPN
11 33 (0.21%) WAN
12 28 (0.18%) LAN
13 27 (0.17%) Intranet
14 26 (0.16%) Network Security
15 25 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (0.15%) Wireless
17 21 (0.13%) MQTT
18 20 (0.13%) DHCP
19 19 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,307 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 949 (5.99%) NoSQL
3 909 (5.74%) MongoDB
4 906 (5.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 834 (5.26%) MySQL
6 655 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 645 (4.07%) Big Data
8 400 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 395 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 391 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 320 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 294 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 269 (1.70%) RavenDB
14 259 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 258 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
16 228 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 201 (1.27%) Redis
18 185 (1.17%) Oracle Database
19 184 (1.16%) Power BI
20 160 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2,164 (13.65%) Git (software)
2 1,898 (11.97%) JIRA
3 1,606 (10.13%) Jenkins
4 1,416 (8.93%) Selenium
5 753 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 716 (4.52%) Visual Studio
7 713 (4.50%) NUnit
8 703 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 676 (4.26%) Maven
10 639 (4.03%) JUnit
11 529 (3.34%) Subversion
12 404 (2.55%) TeamCity
13 399 (2.52%) WebDriver
14 356 (2.25%) MSTest
15 310 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
16 309 (1.95%) SpecFlow
17 299 (1.89%) Jasmine
18 280 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 274 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
20 268 (1.69%) Moq
General
1 3,528 (22.26%) Finance
2 1,225 (7.73%) Retail
3 923 (5.82%) Banking
4 794 (5.01%) Marketing
5 507 (3.20%) Games
6 421 (2.66%) Advertising
7 339 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 266 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 196 (1.24%) Electronics
10 191 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 190 (1.20%) Law
12 170 (1.07%) Front Office
13 152 (0.96%) Publishing
14 148 (0.93%) Back Office
15 144 (0.91%) Legal
16 119 (0.75%) Retail Banking
17 107 (0.68%) Automotive
18 106 (0.67%) Financial Institution
19 66 (0.42%) Music Industry
20 43 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7,030 (44.35%) Developer
2 2,345 (14.79%) .NET Developer
3 1,907 (12.03%) C# Developer
4 1,501 (9.47%) Java Developer
5 1,415 (8.93%) Analyst
6 1,338 (8.44%) Senior Developer
7 1,326 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,232 (7.77%) Software Engineer
9 971 (6.13%) Software Developer
10 909 (5.74%) Business Analyst
11 904 (5.70%) Scrum Master
12 886 (5.59%) Project Manager
13 653 (4.12%) Architect
14 581 (3.67%) Java Engineer
15 570 (3.60%) Lead Developer
16 564 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
17 538 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 482 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 476 (3.00%) Agile Developer
20 466 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,839 (30.53%) .NET
2 3,475 (21.92%) HTML
3 3,069 (19.36%) CSS
4 2,821 (17.80%) AngularJS
5 2,574 (16.24%) ASP.NET
6 1,838 (11.60%) Web Services
7 1,817 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,768 (11.15%) RESTful
9 1,633 (10.30%) HTML5
10 1,415 (8.93%) React
11 1,413 (8.91%) Spring
12 1,250 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1,245 (7.85%) REST
14 1,175 (7.41%) jQuery
15 1,053 (6.64%) Node.js
16 1,036 (6.54%) .NET Framework
16 1,036 (6.54%) CSS3
17 905 (5.71%) WCF
18 857 (5.41%) XML
19 793 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,384 (8.73%) User Experience
2 1,057 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1,041 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 865 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
5 800 (5.05%) Fintech
6 722 (4.56%) Mobile App
7 531 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
8 530 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
9 261 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 167 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 160 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 153 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 109 (0.69%) Hedge funds
14 103 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 98 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
16 93 (0.59%) PMI
16 93 (0.59%) Social Network
17 90 (0.57%) Data Centre
18 78 (0.49%) Digital Media
19 72 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1,610 (10.16%) Linux
2 1,031 (6.50%) Windows
3 460 (2.90%) Android
4 391 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 381 (2.40%) Unix
6 125 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 86 (0.54%) CentOS
8 75 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (0.35%) Debian
10 52 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 41 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 34 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
14 24 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 23 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.15%) Solaris
15 23 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 17 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,714 (92.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4,867 (30.71%) TDD
3 3,456 (21.80%) Kanban
4 3,219 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 3,183 (20.08%) MVC
6 2,807 (17.71%) Software Engineering
7 2,759 (17.41%) BDD
8 2,677 (16.89%) Test Automation
9 2,248 (14.18%) DevOps
10 2,013 (12.70%) SDLC
11 1,683 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
12 1,620 (10.22%) OO
13 1,561 (9.85%) Microservices
14 1,443 (9.10%) Mentoring
15 1,441 (9.09%) Project Management
16 1,196 (7.55%) Coaching
17 1,192 (7.52%) E-Commerce
18 1,171 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 1,151 (7.26%) User Stories
20 1,150 (7.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5,266 (33.22%) C#
2 4,633 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 4,502 (28.40%) Java
4 3,566 (22.50%) SQL
5 1,633 (10.30%) Python
6 886 (5.59%) PHP
7 835 (5.27%) C++
8 723 (4.56%) T-SQL
9 680 (4.29%) Java 8
10 641 (4.04%) Ruby
11 556 (3.51%) C
12 505 (3.19%) Scala
13 424 (2.68%) TypeScript
14 328 (2.07%) PowerShell
15 248 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 246 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 244 (1.54%) Bash Shell
18 243 (1.53%) VB.NET
19 201 (1.27%) Perl
20 199 (1.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,918 (12.10%) Degree
2 402 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 395 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 248 (1.56%) ISEB
5 218 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 210 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 209 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 179 (1.13%) PMP
9 156 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 146 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 122 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 114 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 71 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 66 (0.42%) MCSE
15 63 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 54 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
17 47 (0.30%) MCSD
18 40 (0.25%) SANS
19 31 (0.20%) MCTS
20 29 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,644 (10.37%) QA
2 145 (0.91%) GDPR
3 125 (0.79%) PMO
4 91 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 83 (0.52%) GCP
6 69 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 55 (0.35%) SLA
8 49 (0.31%) PSD2
9 39 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 29 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 19 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
12 13 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (0.076%) MiFID
14 10 (0.063%) SEPA
15 9 (0.057%) PA-DSS
16 7 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
16 7 (0.044%) IEC 61131
16 7 (0.044%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.044%) Web Application Security Consortium
17 6 (0.038%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1,145 (7.22%) Docker
2 148 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 68 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 50 (0.32%) vSphere
6 49 (0.31%) Firmware
7 43 (0.27%) HDFS
7 43 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 23 (0.15%) Xen
8 23 (0.15%) XenServer
9 16 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.063%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.038%) Ceph
13 6 (0.038%) LXC
14 5 (0.032%) GridGain
15 4 (0.025%) ACF2
15 4 (0.025%) RACF
Systems Management
1 571 (3.60%) Ansible
2 520 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 488 (3.08%) Puppet
4 393 (2.48%) Kubernetes
5 310 (1.96%) Terraform
6 79 (0.50%) Salt
7 53 (0.33%) Kibana
8 51 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 50 (0.32%) Cobbler
10 35 (0.22%) Marathon
11 34 (0.21%) Mesos
12 33 (0.21%) Tivoli
13 31 (0.20%) Nagios
14 30 (0.19%) logstash
15 28 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
15 28 (0.18%) Oozie
15 28 (0.18%) Packer
16 26 (0.16%) Grafana
17 25 (0.16%) SCCM
18 24 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,132 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 1,125 (7.10%) Oracle
3 458 (2.89%) Google
4 330 (2.08%) SAP
5 299 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 263 (1.66%) Facebook
7 221 (1.39%) VMware
8 212 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 198 (1.25%) Tableau
10 181 (1.14%) WorldPay
11 174 (1.10%) Xamarin
12 167 (1.05%) IBM
13 140 (0.88%) Sitecore
14 138 (0.87%) Twitter
15 132 (0.83%) Adobe
15 132 (0.83%) Red Hat
16 104 (0.66%) Capita
17 98 (0.62%) Splunk
18 95 (0.60%) HP
19 85 (0.54%) Apple