Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16577 16813 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.20% 8.86% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.24% 9.91% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13408 15003 15340
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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
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 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 15418 £52,500 - 1113
UK excluding London 0 8752 £47,500 +5.56% 721
London 0 7537 £60,000 - 460
South East +2 2792 £50,000 +5.26% 184
North of England 0 2127 £45,000 - 239
North West -1 1226 £47,500 +5.56% 117
Midlands -2 1177 £47,500 +8.36% 79
South West -2 929 £47,000 +4.44% 78
East of England -12 855 £52,500 +10.53% 73
Yorkshire +1 822 £45,000 - 94
West Midlands -2 717 £47,000 +4.44% 44
Scotland +4 589 £45,000 -5.26% 48
East Midlands +1 461 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Wales 0 244 £40,000 +6.67% 20
North East -7 79 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Northern Ireland +13 71 £41,250 +37.50%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15361 (92.66%) Agile Software Development
2 5324 (32.12%) C#
3 5276 (31.83%) .NET
4 5185 (31.28%) TDD
5 5173 (31.21%) JavaScript
6 4587 (27.67%) Java
7 4395 (26.51%) Finance
8 4139 (24.97%) HTML
9 3778 (22.79%) SQL
10 3768 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 3742 (22.57%) Kanban
12 3600 (21.72%) MVC
13 3498 (21.10%) CSS
14 3322 (20.04%) Continuous Integration
15 2999 (18.09%) ASP.NET
16 2942 (17.75%) AngularJS
17 2865 (17.28%) BDD
18 2790 (16.83%) Software Engineering
19 2566 (15.48%) Test Automation
20 2423 (14.62%) Degree
21 2115 (12.76%) Web Services
22 2099 (12.66%) SDLC
23 2098 (12.66%) Git (software)
24 2070 (12.49%) Microsoft
25 2030 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
26 1950 (11.76%) DevOps
27 1913 (11.54%) HTML5
28 1871 (11.29%) QA
29 1707 (10.30%) JIRA
30 1694 (10.22%) 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
1 600 (3.62%) Confluence
2 555 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 520 (3.14%) Apache
4 471 (2.84%) CMS
5 346 (2.09%) Apache Spark
5 346 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 345 (2.08%) JBoss
7 300 (1.81%) IIS
8 281 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 213 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 178 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
11 164 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 154 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 133 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 121 (0.73%) Apache Solr
15 115 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
16 110 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
17 104 (0.63%) Mule
18 93 (0.56%) Umbraco
19 86 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 179 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 143 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 135 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 132 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 90 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 82 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 65 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 26 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 21 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 20 (0.12%) InVision
11 19 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 11 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.066%) Simulink
12 11 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.054%) UXPin
14 8 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.048%) SPSS
15 5 (0.030%) Doxygen
15 5 (0.030%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.030%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 171 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 95 (0.57%) Magento
3 40 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 27 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 24 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 23 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 23 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 23 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 21 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 19 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 19 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 18 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 17 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.097%) RMDS
13 15 (0.090%) NetSuite
13 15 (0.090%) Shopify
14 12 (0.072%) Markit EDM
15 8 (0.048%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1660 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1400 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 609 (3.67%) SaaS
4 403 (2.43%) GitHub
5 170 (1.03%) PaaS
6 166 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 140 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 126 (0.76%) npm
9 124 (0.75%) IaaS
10 117 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 103 (0.62%) Office 365
12 59 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 58 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 57 (0.34%) Force.com
15 51 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 46 (0.28%) Slack
17 38 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 38 (0.23%) Amazon S3
17 38 (0.23%) Trello
18 36 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 406 (2.45%) Internet
2 252 (1.52%) HTTP
3 154 (0.93%) Broadband
4 120 (0.72%) Firewall
5 91 (0.55%) Hyperconnected
6 65 (0.39%) SSL
7 64 (0.39%) DNS
8 62 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 59 (0.36%) AMQP
10 56 (0.34%) Wireless
11 47 (0.28%) SMS
12 36 (0.22%) VPN
12 36 (0.22%) WAN
13 31 (0.19%) Network Security
14 30 (0.18%) LAN
15 29 (0.17%) ATM
16 21 (0.13%) Intranet
16 21 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (0.12%) Ethernet
18 19 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3768 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1070 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1050 (6.33%) MySQL
4 913 (5.51%) MongoDB
5 835 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 697 (4.20%) Big Data
7 633 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 473 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 399 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 368 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 356 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 356 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 313 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 294 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 285 (1.72%) Redis
15 266 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 209 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 209 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 196 (1.18%) Oracle Database
18 172 (1.04%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2098 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 1707 (10.30%) JIRA
3 1388 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 1255 (7.57%) Selenium
5 1072 (6.47%) NUnit
6 872 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 780 (4.71%) JUnit
8 766 (4.62%) Visual Studio
9 730 (4.40%) Cucumber
10 666 (4.02%) TeamCity
11 650 (3.92%) Subversion
12 620 (3.74%) Maven
13 585 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
14 508 (3.06%) Moq
15 446 (2.69%) WebDriver
16 402 (2.43%) MSTest
17 368 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
18 362 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 238 (1.44%) gulp
20 226 (1.36%) Grunt
General
1 4395 (26.51%) Finance
2 1551 (9.36%) Banking
3 1308 (7.89%) Retail
4 935 (5.64%) Marketing
5 793 (4.78%) Investment Banking
6 678 (4.09%) Retail Banking
7 611 (3.69%) Telecoms
8 573 (3.46%) Games
9 388 (2.34%) Advertising
10 317 (1.91%) Electronics
11 283 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 220 (1.33%) Publishing
13 218 (1.32%) Legal
14 171 (1.03%) Back Office
15 148 (0.89%) Front Office
16 127 (0.77%) Law
17 122 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 91 (0.55%) Automotive
19 63 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
20 54 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7883 (47.55%) Developer
2 2776 (16.75%) .NET Developer
3 2257 (13.62%) C# Developer
4 1681 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 1623 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 1473 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 1445 (8.72%) Analyst
8 1049 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 965 (5.82%) Software Developer
10 963 (5.81%) Business Analyst
11 918 (5.54%) Project Manager
12 831 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
13 771 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 763 (4.60%) Scrum Master
15 678 (4.09%) Agile Developer
16 648 (3.91%) Architect
17 579 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
18 520 (3.14%) Lead Developer
19 508 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 508 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5276 (31.83%) .NET
2 4139 (24.97%) HTML
3 3498 (21.10%) CSS
4 2999 (18.09%) ASP.NET
5 2942 (17.75%) AngularJS
6 2115 (12.76%) Web Services
7 2030 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1913 (11.54%) HTML5
9 1694 (10.22%) RESTful
10 1685 (10.16%) jQuery
11 1555 (9.38%) REST
12 1537 (9.27%) Spring
13 1343 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1282 (7.73%) XML
15 1281 (7.73%) .NET Framework
16 1188 (7.17%) WCF
17 1142 (6.89%) React
18 1064 (6.42%) WPF
19 1054 (6.36%) CSS3
20 1013 (6.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1618 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 1245 (7.51%) User Experience
3 1058 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 959 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 724 (4.37%) Fintech
6 683 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 600 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 310 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 282 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 262 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 214 (1.29%) iPad
12 157 (0.95%) Online Banking
13 153 (0.92%) Tandem
14 147 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 146 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
16 141 (0.85%) Data Structures
17 140 (0.84%) Data Centre
18 123 (0.74%) Derivative
19 119 (0.72%) PMI
20 110 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1610 (9.71%) Linux
2 1313 (7.92%) Windows
3 626 (3.78%) Unix
4 574 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 514 (3.10%) Android
6 132 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 103 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 89 (0.54%) CentOS
9 69 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (0.30%) Debian
11 40 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 39 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
13 30 (0.18%) Solaris
14 15 (0.090%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.078%) CoreOS
16 13 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.060%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.060%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.054%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 15361 (92.66%) Agile Software Development
2 5185 (31.28%) TDD
3 3742 (22.57%) Kanban
4 3600 (21.72%) MVC
5 3322 (20.04%) Continuous Integration
6 2865 (17.28%) BDD
7 2790 (16.83%) Software Engineering
8 2566 (15.48%) Test Automation
9 2099 (12.66%) SDLC
10 1950 (11.76%) DevOps
11 1674 (10.10%) OO
12 1596 (9.63%) Mentoring
13 1450 (8.75%) Project Management
14 1397 (8.43%) E-Commerce
15 1316 (7.94%) Web Development
16 1221 (7.37%) Unit Testing
17 1213 (7.32%) Microservices
18 1135 (6.85%) User Stories
19 1052 (6.35%) Asset Management
20 1002 (6.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5324 (32.12%) C#
2 5173 (31.21%) JavaScript
3 4587 (27.67%) Java
4 3778 (22.79%) SQL
5 1436 (8.66%) Python
6 930 (5.61%) PHP
7 896 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 891 (5.37%) C++
9 764 (4.61%) Ruby
10 534 (3.22%) C
11 511 (3.08%) Scala
12 406 (2.45%) PowerShell
13 400 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 316 (1.91%) Bash Shell
15 279 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 262 (1.58%) Groovy
17 240 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 207 (1.25%) VB
19 192 (1.16%) Objective-C
20 191 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2423 (14.62%) Degree
2 818 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 385 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 291 (1.76%) ISEB
5 266 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 256 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 217 (1.31%) PMP
8 192 (1.16%) Master's Degree
9 185 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 127 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 99 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
12 89 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 78 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 76 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 69 (0.42%) PhD
16 42 (0.25%) APMP
16 42 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 41 (0.25%) CISSP
18 33 (0.20%) MCSD
19 32 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1871 (11.29%) QA
2 114 (0.69%) PMO
3 65 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 36 (0.22%) SLA
7 32 (0.19%) MiFID
8 25 (0.15%) GDPR
9 19 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (0.10%) COBIT
10 17 (0.10%) PMBOK
11 15 (0.090%) WCAG
12 12 (0.072%) IEC 62304
13 11 (0.066%) ISO 14001
14 9 (0.054%) PSD2
15 8 (0.048%) IEC 61508
16 6 (0.036%) ISO 9000
16 6 (0.036%) MISRA
16 6 (0.036%) P3O
System Software
1 899 (5.42%) Docker
2 123 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 103 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (0.44%) vSphere
5 53 (0.32%) XenServer
6 52 (0.31%) Xen
7 35 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 31 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (0.18%) HDFS
10 25 (0.15%) Firmware
11 23 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 12 (0.072%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.054%) XenApp
15 8 (0.048%) GridGain
16 7 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.036%) Ceph
17 6 (0.036%) vCloud
17 6 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
18 5 (0.030%) iptables
Systems Management
1 652 (3.93%) Puppet
2 535 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 495 (2.99%) Ansible
4 240 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 176 (1.06%) Terraform
6 94 (0.57%) Cobbler
7 76 (0.46%) Nagios
8 71 (0.43%) Tivoli
9 59 (0.36%) Kibana
10 47 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 43 (0.26%) Salt
12 36 (0.22%) logstash
12 36 (0.22%) Mesos
13 29 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
14 26 (0.16%) Grafana
15 24 (0.14%) Packer
16 22 (0.13%) Marathon
16 22 (0.13%) Prometheus
17 21 (0.13%) ZABBIX
18 17 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2070 (12.49%) Microsoft
2 1279 (7.72%) Oracle
3 444 (2.68%) SAP
4 432 (2.61%) Google
5 207 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 192 (1.16%) Facebook
7 184 (1.11%) IBM
8 174 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 170 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 148 (0.89%) VMware
11 145 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 144 (0.87%) Xamarin
13 143 (0.86%) Zend
14 134 (0.81%) Twitter
15 130 (0.78%) Adobe
16 128 (0.77%) Tableau
17 126 (0.76%) Apple
17 126 (0.76%) hybris
18 123 (0.74%) Murex
19 112 (0.68%) Cadence