Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 5,432 11,993 15,680
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.16% 8.38% 9.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 9.09% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,848 10,120 13,652
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.53% -0.50% +5.26%

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 61,385 131,929 159,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.23% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48,971 103,918 126,923
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 5,019 £57,500 +4.55% 620
UK excluding London +2 3,045 £52,500 +5.53% 484
London -5 2,242 £70,000 +7.69% 188
South East +5 1,043 £55,000 +4.76% 111
North of England +4 670 £50,000 +6.10% 119
South West +5 523 £52,500 +16.67% 78
Work from Home +2 488 £60,000 +9.09% 85
Yorkshire +15 328 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Midlands -12 321 £50,000 +5.26% 78
North West -3 304 £50,000 - 63
East of England -8 211 £53,000 -3.64% 44
West Midlands -5 189 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Scotland -5 131 £45,000 +0.41% 30
East Midlands -9 131 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Wales 0 105 £42,500 - 18
Northern Ireland +47 46 £40,500 -22.86% 6
North East -15 38 £51,250 +13.89% 8
Channel Islands -5 4 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4,907 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,774 (32.66%) JavaScript
3 1,704 (31.37%) C#
4 1,648 (30.34%) .NET
5 1,527 (28.11%) Azure
6 1,375 (25.31%) TDD
7 1,341 (24.69%) Kanban
8 1,236 (22.75%) AWS
9 1,233 (22.70%) Java
10 1,223 (22.51%) DevOps
11 1,174 (21.61%) Finance
12 1,105 (20.34%) SQL
13 1,076 (19.81%) AngularJS
14 1,029 (18.94%) Microservices
15 988 (18.19%) HTML
16 964 (17.75%) SQL Server
17 960 (17.67%) Software Engineering
18 926 (17.05%) CSS
19 924 (17.01%) Git (software)
20 923 (16.99%) React
21 858 (15.80%) .NET Core
22 855 (15.74%) Test Automation
23 837 (15.41%) BDD
24 814 (14.99%) Docker
25 799 (14.71%) JIRA
26 794 (14.62%) Microsoft
27 777 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
28 732 (13.48%) ASP.NET
29 720 (13.25%) MVC
30 681 (12.54%) Degree

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
1 412 (7.58%) Confluence
2 301 (5.54%) Elasticsearch
3 112 (2.06%) CMS
4 92 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 80 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 74 (1.36%) Apache
7 67 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 64 (1.18%) IIS
9 51 (0.94%) EPiServer
10 41 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 35 (0.64%) Umbraco
12 34 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 28 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 24 (0.44%) SAS
14 24 (0.44%) WordPress
15 21 (0.39%) OpenStack
16 18 (0.33%) NServiceBus
17 17 (0.31%) JBoss
17 17 (0.31%) Kentico
17 17 (0.31%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 111 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 32 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.41%) Chatbot
6 22 (0.41%) Sketch
7 18 (0.33%) Figma
8 13 (0.24%) Zeplin
9 11 (0.20%) InVision
9 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.20%) Simulink
10 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.13%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.092%) Marvel
12 4 (0.074%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.074%) InDesign
13 3 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.037%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 78 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
3 26 (0.48%) Magento
4 22 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 13 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
8 10 (0.18%) Shopify
9 9 (0.17%) R3 Corda
10 8 (0.15%) BASE24
11 5 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.092%) Maximo
11 5 (0.092%) Odoo
12 4 (0.074%) Eikon
12 4 (0.074%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
13 3 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.055%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.055%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,527 (28.11%) Azure
2 1,236 (22.75%) AWS
3 352 (6.48%) SaaS
4 262 (4.82%) GCP
5 165 (3.04%) Serverless
6 147 (2.71%) GitHub
7 125 (2.30%) Power Platform
8 115 (2.12%) PaaS
9 93 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
10 92 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 84 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
12 73 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
13 66 (1.22%) OpenShift
14 64 (1.18%) Amazon S3
15 57 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
15 57 (1.05%) Office 365
16 54 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
17 48 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
18 46 (0.85%) IaaS
19 45 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 104 (1.91%) HTTP
2 94 (1.73%) Internet
3 59 (1.09%) Skype
4 47 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.68%) DNS
6 34 (0.63%) Firewall
7 22 (0.41%) VPN
8 21 (0.39%) FTP
9 20 (0.37%) VoIP
10 15 (0.28%) SSL
11 13 (0.24%) SMTP
12 12 (0.22%) Bluetooth
13 11 (0.20%) Broadband
13 11 (0.20%) Network Security
13 11 (0.20%) STUN
13 11 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.20%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.18%) ATM
14 10 (0.18%) OSPF
14 10 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 964 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 455 (8.38%) MongoDB
3 261 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 235 (4.33%) SQL Server 2019
5 217 (3.99%) Big Data
6 213 (3.92%) MySQL
7 191 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 144 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 110 (2.03%) Power BI
10 105 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 91 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
12 81 (1.49%) Redis
13 74 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 65 (1.20%) Apache Hive
15 64 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 64 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 57 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
18 49 (0.90%) Blockchain
19 46 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 924 (17.01%) Git (software)
2 799 (14.71%) JIRA
3 502 (9.24%) Jenkins
4 353 (6.50%) Selenium
5 194 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 192 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 167 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 162 (2.98%) Maven
9 155 (2.85%) JUnit
10 147 (2.71%) TeamCity
11 137 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 116 (2.14%) Bitbucket
13 115 (2.12%) SpecFlow
14 113 (2.08%) Subversion
15 105 (1.93%) WebDriver
16 93 (1.71%) NUnit
17 88 (1.62%) webpack
18 70 (1.29%) GitLab
18 70 (1.29%) JMeter
19 68 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 1,174 (21.61%) Finance
2 288 (5.30%) Banking
3 286 (5.27%) Retail
4 263 (4.84%) Marketing
5 175 (3.22%) Games
6 126 (2.32%) Public Sector
7 113 (2.08%) Front Office
8 94 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 84 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 57 (1.05%) Legal
11 55 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 50 (0.92%) Electronics
13 44 (0.81%) Back Office
14 43 (0.79%) Law
15 41 (0.75%) Automotive
15 41 (0.75%) Local Government
16 38 (0.70%) Advertising
17 29 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.50%) Retail Banking
19 23 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,312 (42.56%) Developer
2 748 (13.77%) .NET Developer
3 465 (8.56%) C# Developer
4 419 (7.71%) Senior Developer
5 367 (6.76%) Software Engineer
6 355 (6.54%) Analyst
7 341 (6.28%) Java Developer
8 333 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 272 (5.01%) Scrum Master
10 259 (4.77%) Software Developer
11 249 (4.58%) Architect
12 220 (4.05%) Project Manager
13 206 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
14 203 (3.74%) Business Analyst
15 192 (3.53%) Lead Developer
16 177 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 173 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
18 150 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
19 140 (2.58%) Product Manager
20 133 (2.45%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,648 (30.34%) .NET
2 1,076 (19.81%) AngularJS
3 988 (18.19%) HTML
4 926 (17.05%) CSS
5 923 (16.99%) React
6 858 (15.80%) .NET Core
7 732 (13.48%) ASP.NET
8 677 (12.46%) Node.js
9 636 (11.71%) .NET Framework
10 624 (11.49%) Web Services
11 542 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 473 (8.71%) Vue.js
13 455 (8.38%) REST
14 427 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 426 (7.84%) RESTful
16 379 (6.98%) Entity Framework
17 358 (6.59%) HTML5
18 319 (5.87%) Spring
19 231 (4.25%) XML
20 218 (4.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 446 (8.21%) User Experience
2 409 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 324 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
4 186 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 156 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 149 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 110 (2.03%) Fixed Income
8 96 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 86 (1.58%) Derivative
10 79 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 78 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 77 (1.42%) Algorithms
13 76 (1.40%) Management Information System
14 69 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 57 (1.05%) Cloud Native
16 49 (0.90%) PMI
17 46 (0.85%) Tandem
18 40 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 40 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
19 37 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 400 (7.36%) Linux
2 309 (5.69%) Windows
3 140 (2.58%) Unix
4 131 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 127 (2.34%) Android
6 49 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (0.79%) CentOS
8 39 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 11 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.15%) Debian
13 8 (0.15%) VxWorks
14 5 (0.092%) Solaris
14 5 (0.092%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.074%) zOS
16 3 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.055%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,907 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,375 (25.31%) TDD
3 1,341 (24.69%) Kanban
4 1,223 (22.51%) DevOps
5 1,029 (18.94%) Microservices
6 960 (17.67%) Software Engineering
7 855 (15.74%) Test Automation
8 837 (15.41%) BDD
9 777 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
10 720 (13.25%) MVC
11 540 (9.94%) Mentoring
12 539 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
13 478 (8.80%) SDLC
14 472 (8.69%) User Stories
15 432 (7.95%) Fintech
16 422 (7.77%) Project Management
17 394 (7.25%) Analytics
18 392 (7.22%) OO
19 348 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
20 338 (6.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,774 (32.66%) JavaScript
2 1,704 (31.37%) C#
3 1,233 (22.70%) Java
4 1,105 (20.34%) SQL
5 616 (11.34%) Python
6 582 (10.71%) TypeScript
7 236 (4.34%) C++
8 208 (3.83%) C
9 173 (3.18%) PHP
10 162 (2.98%) T-SQL
11 135 (2.49%) Java 8
12 125 (2.30%) Ruby
13 124 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 114 (2.10%) Kotlin
15 108 (1.99%) ES6
16 104 (1.91%) Scala
17 102 (1.88%) Bash Shell
18 100 (1.84%) R
19 68 (1.25%) PL/SQL
20 66 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 681 (12.54%) Degree
2 285 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 159 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 153 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 97 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 77 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 74 (1.36%) ISEB
8 63 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 54 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (0.83%) PMP
11 29 (0.53%) AWS Certification
11 29 (0.53%) Master's Degree
12 19 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.24%) CISSP
15 12 (0.22%) IIBA
16 11 (0.20%) MCP
17 8 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
17 8 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 512 (9.43%) QA
2 37 (0.68%) GDPR
3 23 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.37%) PMO
6 14 (0.26%) SLA
7 13 (0.24%) NIST
8 11 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 8 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.092%) DICOM
11 3 (0.055%) COBIT
11 3 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.055%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.037%) GxP
12 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.037%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.037%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 814 (14.99%) Docker
2 81 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.74%) HDFS
5 37 (0.68%) vSphere
6 18 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.31%) NDS
8 16 (0.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 11 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.15%) Postfix
11 6 (0.11%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.092%) Firmware
12 5 (0.092%) Varnish
13 4 (0.074%) GPFS
13 4 (0.074%) Lustre
13 4 (0.074%) LXC
13 4 (0.074%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 532 (9.79%) Kubernetes
2 243 (4.47%) Terraform
3 203 (3.74%) Ansible
4 136 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 132 (2.43%) Puppet
6 28 (0.52%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 25 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.46%) Kibana
8 21 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 17 (0.31%) Grafana
10 16 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.26%) Packer
12 13 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
12 13 (0.24%) Oozie
12 13 (0.24%) SCCM
13 12 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.18%) Mesos
14 10 (0.18%) Nagios
14 10 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 10 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 794 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 281 (5.17%) Oracle
3 259 (4.77%) Google
4 144 (2.65%) SAP
5 107 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 101 (1.86%) IBM
7 95 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 91 (1.68%) VMware
9 60 (1.10%) Adobe
10 57 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 46 (0.85%) hybris
12 45 (0.83%) Sitecore
13 44 (0.81%) Tableau
14 36 (0.66%) Bloomberg
15 35 (0.64%) Cloudera
16 31 (0.57%) Apple
17 30 (0.55%) Informatica
17 30 (0.55%) NetIQ
17 30 (0.55%) Pardot
18 29 (0.53%) CA