Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 12,250 15,781 16,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.39% 9.06% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 9.86% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9,774 13,008 13,686
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,125
% change year-on-year -3.00% +6.10% +4.72%

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 134,381 159,990 163,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.90% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 105,779 127,944 131,732
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the UK

Scrum
Top 17 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 July 2019. 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 -2 11,476 £55,000 - 1,808
UK excluding London -7 6,608 £48,500 -3.00% 1,349
London +3 5,378 £65,000 - 590
South East -4 2,149 £50,000 - 333
North of England -17 1,337 £47,500 - 346
South West -2 984 £45,000 -5.26% 170
Midlands +1 951 £46,250 -2.63% 222
North West -20 645 £50,000 +1.01% 184
East of England +8 619 £53,750 +2.38% 147
Yorkshire -18 584 £45,000 -5.26% 115
West Midlands -7 533 £47,500 -0.92% 132
East Midlands +5 418 £45,000 -5.26% 89
Scotland -8 395 £45,000 -2.52% 69
Wales -8 157 £42,500 - 51
North East +3 108 £45,000 - 47
Northern Ireland -24 18 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Channel Islands - 3 £75,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 11,042 (90.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3,626 (29.60%) C#
3 3,457 (28.22%) JavaScript
4 3,278 (26.76%) .NET
5 3,116 (25.44%) Java
6 2,771 (22.62%) Kanban
7 2,764 (22.56%) SQL
8 2,746 (22.42%) TDD
9 2,510 (20.49%) Finance
10 2,362 (19.28%) DevOps
11 2,321 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 2,239 (18.28%) Software Engineering
13 2,176 (17.76%) Test Automation
14 2,142 (17.49%) SQL Server
15 2,061 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
16 2,042 (16.67%) HTML
17 2,014 (16.44%) Git (software)
18 2,001 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
19 1,998 (16.31%) CSS
20 1,926 (15.72%) JIRA
21 1,882 (15.36%) AngularJS
22 1,840 (15.02%) Microsoft
23 1,751 (14.29%) BDD
24 1,676 (13.68%) ASP.NET
25 1,642 (13.40%) MVC
26 1,597 (13.04%) SDLC
27 1,496 (12.21%) Degree
28 1,469 (11.99%) QA
29 1,411 (11.52%) Python
30 1,399 (11.42%) Problem-Solving

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
1 756 (6.17%) Confluence
2 285 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 261 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 251 (2.05%) CMS
5 184 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 162 (1.32%) Apache
7 156 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 128 (1.04%) IIS
9 98 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 84 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 83 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 80 (0.65%) SAS
13 73 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 69 (0.56%) JBoss
15 62 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 62 (0.51%) WordPress
16 58 (0.47%) Apache Pig
17 54 (0.44%) Drupal
18 47 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
19 46 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 165 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 137 (1.12%) Sketch
3 134 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 96 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 92 (0.75%) InVision
6 90 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 86 (0.70%) MS Visio
8 75 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
9 55 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 29 (0.24%) Chatbot
11 18 (0.15%) Adobe XD
12 16 (0.13%) SPSS
13 15 (0.12%) Marvel
14 14 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 14 (0.11%) Zeplin
15 9 (0.073%) HipChat
16 7 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
17 5 (0.041%) Fireworks
17 5 (0.041%) Simulink
18 4 (0.033%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 111 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.44%) Magento
3 53 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 27 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
4 27 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 22 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 21 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 10 (0.082%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 9 (0.073%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.073%) thinkFolio
9 8 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
9 8 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.065%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.065%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.065%) Teamcenter
10 6 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.049%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2,321 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,061 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
3 518 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 504 (4.11%) SaaS
5 345 (2.82%) GitHub
6 320 (2.61%) Serverless
7 256 (2.09%) PaaS
8 226 (1.84%) Office 365
9 225 (1.84%) Power Platform
10 165 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 152 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 151 (1.23%) IaaS
13 145 (1.18%) G Suite
14 138 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
15 131 (1.07%) Amazon S3
16 113 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
17 92 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
18 89 (0.73%) npm
19 85 (0.69%) OpenShift
20 82 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 176 (1.44%) Internet
2 141 (1.15%) DNS
3 129 (1.05%) HTTP
4 123 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 113 (0.92%) Firewall
6 62 (0.51%) DHCP
7 52 (0.42%) Broadband
8 50 (0.41%) Skype
9 42 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 38 (0.31%) Intranet
11 31 (0.25%) Extranet
12 27 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (0.21%) NetScaler
13 26 (0.21%) VoIP
14 24 (0.20%) VPN
15 20 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (0.14%) SSH
17 14 (0.11%) SSL
18 12 (0.098%) MPLS
18 12 (0.098%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,142 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 647 (5.28%) NoSQL
3 521 (4.25%) Big Data
4 491 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 479 (3.91%) MySQL
6 468 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 463 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
8 345 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 342 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 333 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 307 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 294 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 220 (1.80%) Power BI
14 194 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 186 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 184 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
17 177 (1.44%) RDBMS
18 165 (1.35%) Apache Hive
19 156 (1.27%) Redis
20 151 (1.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2,014 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 1,926 (15.72%) JIRA
3 1,201 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 1,166 (9.52%) Selenium
5 763 (6.23%) Cucumber
6 604 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 550 (4.49%) Visual Studio
8 434 (3.54%) Maven
9 419 (3.42%) WebDriver
10 385 (3.14%) JUnit
11 376 (3.07%) TeamCity
12 354 (2.89%) SoapUI
13 347 (2.83%) Bitbucket
14 337 (2.75%) Subversion
15 246 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
16 239 (1.95%) SpecFlow
17 237 (1.93%) JMeter
18 210 (1.71%) NUnit
19 209 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 191 (1.56%) Appium
General
1 2,510 (20.49%) Finance
2 994 (8.11%) Retail
3 767 (6.26%) Banking
4 543 (4.43%) Marketing
5 260 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 259 (2.11%) Games
7 190 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 172 (1.40%) Advertising
9 134 (1.09%) Electronics
10 119 (0.97%) Law
11 114 (0.93%) Front Office
12 113 (0.92%) Legal
13 105 (0.86%) Back Office
14 68 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 63 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 56 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 52 (0.42%) Automotive
18 45 (0.37%) Local Government
19 44 (0.36%) Publishing
20 35 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,709 (38.44%) Developer
2 1,370 (11.18%) .NET Developer
3 1,282 (10.47%) Analyst
4 1,055 (8.61%) C# Developer
5 1,034 (8.44%) Senior Developer
6 884 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 812 (6.63%) Software Engineer
8 768 (6.27%) Software Developer
9 744 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 710 (5.80%) Business Analyst
11 667 (5.44%) Project Manager
12 623 (5.09%) Scrum Master
13 411 (3.36%) Architect
14 363 (2.96%) Test Engineer
15 349 (2.85%) Lead Developer
16 323 (2.64%) Product Owner
17 321 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
18 310 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 305 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
20 303 (2.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,278 (26.76%) .NET
2 2,042 (16.67%) HTML
3 1,998 (16.31%) CSS
4 1,882 (15.36%) AngularJS
5 1,676 (13.68%) ASP.NET
6 1,306 (10.66%) React
7 1,165 (9.51%) Web Services
8 1,011 (8.25%) Spring
9 1,006 (8.21%) RESTful
10 994 (8.11%) REST
11 911 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 907 (7.40%) .NET Framework
13 853 (6.96%) Node.js
14 833 (6.80%) HTML5
15 785 (6.41%) jQuery
16 764 (6.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 625 (5.10%) .NET Core
18 552 (4.51%) XML
19 549 (4.48%) SOAP
20 544 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,164 (9.50%) User Experience
2 867 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 526 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 487 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 372 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 311 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 233 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 231 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 151 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 144 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 143 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 114 (0.93%) PMI
13 98 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 78 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
15 76 (0.62%) Client/Server
16 75 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 74 (0.60%) NHS
18 73 (0.60%) Cloud Native
19 72 (0.59%) Wiki
20 66 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 970 (7.92%) Linux
2 733 (5.98%) Windows
3 366 (2.99%) Android
4 351 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 287 (2.34%) Unix
6 116 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 81 (0.66%) CentOS
8 65 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 40 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 37 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.073%) Fedora
16 8 (0.065%) FreeRTOS
16 8 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.057%) zOS
18 6 (0.049%) Debian
18 6 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,042 (90.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2,771 (22.62%) Kanban
3 2,746 (22.42%) TDD
4 2,362 (19.28%) DevOps
5 2,239 (18.28%) Software Engineering
6 2,176 (17.76%) Test Automation
7 2,001 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1,751 (14.29%) BDD
9 1,642 (13.40%) MVC
10 1,597 (13.04%) SDLC
11 1,399 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
12 1,339 (10.93%) Mentoring
13 1,207 (9.85%) Microservices
14 1,089 (8.89%) Project Management
15 1,028 (8.39%) User Stories
16 907 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 876 (7.15%) Fintech
18 874 (7.13%) Computer Science
19 865 (7.06%) OO
20 856 (6.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,626 (29.60%) C#
2 3,457 (28.22%) JavaScript
3 3,116 (25.44%) Java
4 2,764 (22.56%) SQL
5 1,411 (11.52%) Python
6 596 (4.87%) C++
7 581 (4.74%) PHP
8 536 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 518 (4.23%) C
10 499 (4.07%) Ruby
10 499 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 408 (3.33%) Java 8
12 390 (3.18%) Scala
13 362 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 361 (2.95%) ES6
15 234 (1.91%) Bash Shell
16 176 (1.44%) Groovy
17 175 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 146 (1.19%) VB.NET
19 119 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,496 (12.21%) Degree
2 510 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 345 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 295 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 238 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 218 (1.78%) ISEB
7 185 (1.51%) PMI Certification
8 145 (1.18%) PMP
9 132 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 98 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 97 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 77 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 67 (0.55%) CISSP
14 59 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 58 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
16 57 (0.47%) CCNA
17 48 (0.39%) MCSE
18 39 (0.32%) Master's Degree
19 37 (0.30%) MCP
20 36 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,469 (11.99%) QA
2 142 (1.16%) GDPR
3 95 (0.78%) PMO
4 65 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 53 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 48 (0.39%) SLA
7 28 (0.23%) WAI
8 26 (0.21%) DICOM
8 26 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 25 (0.20%) MiFID
10 23 (0.19%) PSD2
11 20 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 19 (0.16%) NIST
13 18 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 15 (0.12%) COBIT
15 12 (0.098%) Basel III
16 9 (0.073%) EMIR
16 9 (0.073%) SEPA
17 8 (0.065%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.065%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,228 (10.02%) Docker
2 134 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 88 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (0.68%) Firmware
5 82 (0.67%) Apache Flume
6 70 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 32 (0.26%) vSphere
8 26 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (0.21%) XenApp
8 26 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 21 (0.17%) HDFS
11 20 (0.16%) Varnish
12 11 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.073%) GridGain
14 7 (0.057%) oVirt
14 7 (0.057%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.049%) RHEV
16 5 (0.041%) etcd
Systems Management
1 645 (5.27%) Kubernetes
2 430 (3.51%) Ansible
3 305 (2.49%) Terraform
4 303 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 248 (2.02%) Puppet
6 119 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 95 (0.78%) Oozie
8 78 (0.64%) Salt
9 74 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
10 62 (0.51%) Grafana
11 59 (0.48%) Mesos
12 50 (0.41%) Prometheus
13 43 (0.35%) Marathon
14 42 (0.34%) SCCM
15 36 (0.29%) Rancher
16 34 (0.28%) SCOM
17 30 (0.24%) Kibana
18 27 (0.22%) SCOrch
19 26 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 22 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,840 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 727 (5.93%) Oracle
3 643 (5.25%) Google
4 306 (2.50%) SAP
5 200 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 170 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 154 (1.26%) Adobe
8 144 (1.18%) Tableau
9 137 (1.12%) Splunk
10 133 (1.09%) Cloudera
11 122 (1.00%) VMware
12 120 (0.98%) IBM
13 113 (0.92%) Databricks
14 112 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 104 (0.85%) HP
16 91 (0.74%) Informatica
17 77 (0.63%) Talend
18 69 (0.56%) WorldPay
19 67 (0.55%) Xamarin
20 64 (0.52%) Hortonworks