Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16353 17264 17211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.24% 8.75% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 9.83% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13458 15316 15233
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
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 process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 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 19 August 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 -1 15323 £52,500 - 904
UK excluding London +2 8620 £47,500 +5.56% 581
London -2 7457 £60,000 - 387
South East +10 2551 £50,000 +8.70% 178
North of England -1 2187 £47,500 +11.76% 157
South West +3 1148 £45,000 - 75
North West -4 1109 £45,000 +5.88% 91
Midlands +1 1097 £45,000 - 50
Yorkshire +1 1022 £47,500 +11.76% 53
East of England -9 903 £47,500 -5.00% 54
West Midlands -5 643 £45,000 - 21
Scotland -3 512 £45,000 -3.74% 53
East Midlands +6 458 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Wales +1 236 £40,500 +3.85% 10
North East -26 56 £40,000 +5.54% 13
Northern Ireland +11 30 £37,500 +11.94% 4

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15160 (92.70%) Agile Software Development
2 5463 (33.41%) TDD
3 5269 (32.22%) JavaScript
4 5131 (31.38%) C#
5 5036 (30.80%) .NET
6 4709 (28.80%) Java
7 4386 (26.82%) Finance
8 4317 (26.40%) HTML
9 3887 (23.77%) SQL Server
10 3739 (22.86%) SQL
11 3726 (22.78%) Kanban
12 3659 (22.38%) CSS
13 3551 (21.71%) MVC
14 3364 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
15 3047 (18.63%) AngularJS
16 2900 (17.73%) ASP.NET
17 2797 (17.10%) BDD
18 2633 (16.10%) Software Engineering
19 2539 (15.53%) Test Automation
20 2264 (13.84%) Degree
21 2210 (13.51%) Git (software)
22 2113 (12.92%) Web Services
23 2106 (12.88%) Microsoft
24 2036 (12.45%) OO
25 2035 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
26 2001 (12.24%) HTML5
27 1895 (11.59%) SDLC
28 1877 (11.48%) JIRA
29 1828 (11.18%) DevOps
30 1809 (11.06%) Linux

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
1 652 (3.99%) Tomcat
2 637 (3.90%) Confluence
3 607 (3.71%) CMS
4 576 (3.52%) Apache
5 410 (2.51%) JBoss
6 369 (2.26%) Apache Spark
7 363 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
8 294 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 274 (1.68%) IIS
10 243 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 205 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 200 (1.22%) OpenStack
13 176 (1.08%) Apache Solr
13 176 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 151 (0.92%) Mule
14 151 (0.92%) nginx
15 150 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 136 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
17 115 (0.70%) Jetty
18 113 (0.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 148 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 112 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
3 110 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
4 101 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 92 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 76 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 60 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 26 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 25 (0.15%) InVision
10 22 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 19 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 17 (0.10%) Chatbot
13 11 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
13 11 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
13 11 (0.067%) HipChat
14 10 (0.061%) Fireworks
14 10 (0.061%) SPSS
14 10 (0.061%) UXPin
15 9 (0.055%) InDesign
16 6 (0.037%) Revit
Business Applications
1 156 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.45%) Magento
3 45 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 39 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 29 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (0.15%) RMDS
7 21 (0.13%) Pega PRPC
8 20 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 19 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 19 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 18 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
12 15 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (0.092%) Oracle Receivables
12 15 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 13 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.073%) SAP ERP
15 11 (0.067%) Actimize
15 11 (0.067%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 1615 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1299 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 612 (3.74%) SaaS
4 408 (2.49%) GitHub
5 215 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 175 (1.07%) PaaS
7 130 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 121 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 110 (0.67%) IaaS
10 87 (0.53%) Google Analytics
11 85 (0.52%) Force.com
12 78 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 68 (0.42%) Office 365
14 51 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
15 45 (0.28%) Amazon S3
16 42 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
17 41 (0.25%) Slack
18 35 (0.21%) G Suite
19 32 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 28 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 398 (2.43%) Internet
2 236 (1.44%) HTTP
3 130 (0.79%) Firewall
4 108 (0.66%) Broadband
5 99 (0.61%) DNS
6 60 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 55 (0.34%) SSL
8 50 (0.31%) Wireless
9 41 (0.25%) AMQP
10 40 (0.24%) Intranet
11 34 (0.21%) Ethernet
12 33 (0.20%) WAN
13 32 (0.20%) LAN
14 25 (0.15%) Skype
15 23 (0.14%) SAN
15 23 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (0.13%) ATM
16 22 (0.13%) Kerberos
17 21 (0.13%) SMS
18 20 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3887 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 1134 (6.93%) MySQL
3 1049 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 990 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 917 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 758 (4.64%) Big Data
7 622 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 491 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 423 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 413 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 412 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 378 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
13 356 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
14 336 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 321 (1.96%) RDBMS
16 318 (1.94%) Redis
17 264 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
18 226 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
19 202 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 175 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2210 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 1877 (11.48%) JIRA
3 1458 (8.92%) Jenkins
4 1311 (8.02%) Selenium
5 1032 (6.31%) NUnit
6 1020 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 897 (5.49%) JUnit
8 827 (5.06%) Visual Studio
9 710 (4.34%) Subversion
10 697 (4.26%) Cucumber
11 689 (4.21%) Maven
12 648 (3.96%) TeamCity
13 546 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
14 479 (2.93%) Moq
15 454 (2.78%) WebDriver
16 366 (2.24%) MSTest
17 350 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 336 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
19 278 (1.70%) Jasmine
20 262 (1.60%) gulp
General
1 4386 (26.82%) Finance
2 1688 (10.32%) Retail
3 1431 (8.75%) Banking
4 982 (6.01%) Marketing
5 685 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 659 (4.03%) Investment Banking
7 552 (3.38%) Retail Banking
8 547 (3.34%) Games
9 393 (2.40%) Electronics
10 358 (2.19%) Manufacturing
11 338 (2.07%) Advertising
12 229 (1.40%) Publishing
13 203 (1.24%) Back Office
14 157 (0.96%) Legal
15 131 (0.80%) Front Office
16 98 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 89 (0.54%) Automotive
18 82 (0.50%) Law
19 41 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 40 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7858 (48.05%) Developer
2 2687 (16.43%) .NET Developer
3 2116 (12.94%) C# Developer
4 1858 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 1626 (9.94%) Analyst
6 1509 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1507 (9.22%) Senior Developer
8 1070 (6.54%) Business Analyst
9 980 (5.99%) Project Manager
10 927 (5.67%) Software Developer
11 924 (5.65%) Software Engineer
12 742 (4.54%) ASP.NET Developer
13 697 (4.26%) Scrum Master
14 694 (4.24%) Architect
15 665 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 656 (4.01%) Agile Developer
17 652 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
18 579 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
19 524 (3.20%) Lead Developer
20 521 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5036 (30.80%) .NET
2 4317 (26.40%) HTML
3 3659 (22.38%) CSS
4 3047 (18.63%) AngularJS
5 2900 (17.73%) ASP.NET
6 2113 (12.92%) Web Services
7 2035 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2001 (12.24%) HTML5
9 1665 (10.18%) jQuery
10 1653 (10.11%) Spring
11 1493 (9.13%) RESTful
12 1416 (8.66%) REST
13 1409 (8.62%) XML
14 1321 (8.08%) .NET Framework
15 1274 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1174 (7.18%) WCF
17 1128 (6.90%) CSS3
18 1065 (6.51%) Node.js
18 1065 (6.51%) React
19 988 (6.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1383 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 1275 (7.80%) User Experience
3 1143 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
4 943 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 709 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 642 (3.93%) Fintech
7 624 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
8 290 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 271 (1.66%) iPad
10 259 (1.58%) Algorithms
11 239 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 174 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 173 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
14 157 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 127 (0.78%) Derivative
16 119 (0.73%) Tandem
17 111 (0.68%) Data Centre
18 109 (0.67%) PMI
19 106 (0.65%) Equities
19 106 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1809 (11.06%) Linux
2 1367 (8.36%) Windows
3 667 (4.08%) Unix
4 564 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 539 (3.30%) Android
6 138 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 108 (0.66%) CentOS
8 103 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 90 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (0.37%) Debian
11 53 (0.32%) Solaris
12 40 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 35 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 27 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 17 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (0.061%) Windows 10
20 8 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15160 (92.70%) Agile Software Development
2 5463 (33.41%) TDD
3 3726 (22.78%) Kanban
4 3551 (21.71%) MVC
5 3364 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2797 (17.10%) BDD
7 2633 (16.10%) Software Engineering
8 2539 (15.53%) Test Automation
9 2036 (12.45%) OO
10 1895 (11.59%) SDLC
11 1828 (11.18%) DevOps
12 1665 (10.18%) E-Commerce
13 1489 (9.11%) Mentoring
14 1432 (8.76%) Project Management
15 1312 (8.02%) Unit Testing
16 1291 (7.89%) Web Development
17 1139 (6.97%) User Stories
18 973 (5.95%) Asset Management
19 966 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 930 (5.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5269 (32.22%) JavaScript
2 5131 (31.38%) C#
3 4709 (28.80%) Java
4 3739 (22.86%) SQL
5 1403 (8.58%) Python
6 897 (5.49%) C++
7 893 (5.46%) PHP
8 809 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 774 (4.73%) Ruby
10 512 (3.13%) C
11 472 (2.89%) Scala
12 363 (2.22%) VB.NET
13 309 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 300 (1.83%) Groovy
15 297 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 265 (1.62%) PL/SQL
17 237 (1.45%) Shell Script
18 222 (1.36%) TypeScript
19 200 (1.22%) Perl
20 187 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2264 (13.84%) Degree
2 750 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 375 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 364 (2.23%) ISEB
5 311 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 226 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 186 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 183 (1.12%) PMP
9 146 (0.89%) Master's Degree
10 91 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 91 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 69 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 65 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 64 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 51 (0.31%) PhD
15 44 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 39 (0.24%) MCTS
17 37 (0.23%) CISSP
18 34 (0.21%) APMP
19 30 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1689 (10.33%) QA
2 143 (0.87%) PMO
3 71 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 68 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 60 (0.37%) MiFID
6 57 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 55 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 34 (0.21%) ISO 14001
9 31 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 31 (0.19%) SLA
10 22 (0.13%) WCAG
11 14 (0.086%) GDPR
12 13 (0.079%) ISO 9000
13 12 (0.073%) EMIR
14 11 (0.067%) FATCA
15 9 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 9 (0.055%) PMBOK
16 8 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.043%) P3O
18 6 (0.037%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 774 (4.73%) Docker
2 108 (0.66%) vSphere
3 99 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 98 (0.60%) Xen
5 94 (0.57%) XenServer
6 90 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.17%) Firmware
9 26 (0.16%) HDFS
10 20 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.12%) Hyper-V
12 17 (0.10%) Apache Flume
13 13 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.037%) XenApp
16 5 (0.031%) vCloud
17 4 (0.024%) Virtual Desktop
18 2 (0.012%) LXC
18 2 (0.012%) zsh
Systems Management
1 607 (3.71%) Puppet
2 466 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
3 456 (2.79%) Ansible
4 162 (0.99%) Terraform
5 159 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 105 (0.64%) Cobbler
7 102 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 93 (0.57%) Kibana
9 80 (0.49%) Nagios
10 78 (0.48%) logstash
11 66 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 53 (0.32%) Salt
13 31 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
14 30 (0.18%) Grafana
15 23 (0.14%) Control-M
15 23 (0.14%) Mesos
16 19 (0.12%) Packer
16 19 (0.12%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.098%) Capistrano
18 15 (0.092%) MOM
Vendors
1 2106 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 1364 (8.34%) Oracle
3 531 (3.25%) SAP
4 402 (2.46%) Google
5 223 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 204 (1.25%) IBM
7 203 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 188 (1.15%) Adobe
9 186 (1.14%) Cognizant
9 186 (1.14%) hybris
10 181 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 169 (1.03%) Sitecore
12 152 (0.93%) Facebook
13 134 (0.82%) Xamarin
14 131 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
15 130 (0.79%) Apple
16 122 (0.75%) Tableau
17 119 (0.73%) Zend
18 118 (0.72%) Murex
19 107 (0.65%) VMware