Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 20 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 12,922 16,030 15,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.71% 9.16% 8.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 9.98% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,228 13,499 13,654
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 136,163 160,647 156,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.77% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107,231 131,041 129,109
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -3 12,095 £55,000 +4.76% 750
UK excluding London -1 7,081 £50,000 +5.26% 546
London -3 5,589 £65,000 +8.33% 244
South East +4 2,536 £51,500 +3.00% 155
North of England -11 1,531 £47,500 +3.26% 145
Midlands +4 930 £47,500 - 79
South West -2 831 £45,000 -5.26% 75
North West -14 784 £50,000 +5.26% 70
East of England +8 657 £52,833 +0.63% 52
Yorkshire -5 631 £45,000 - 51
West Midlands 0 528 £47,500 +1.06% 45
Scotland -8 416 £45,000 -10.00% 23
East Midlands +7 400 £45,500 -4.21% 34
Wales -11 158 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North East 0 118 £42,500 - 24
Northern Ireland -8 42 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Channel Islands - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11,710 (90.62%) Agile Software Development
2 3,935 (30.45%) C#
3 3,874 (29.98%) JavaScript
4 3,590 (27.78%) .NET
5 3,374 (26.11%) Java
6 3,091 (23.92%) TDD
7 2,897 (22.42%) Kanban
8 2,748 (21.27%) SQL
9 2,729 (21.12%) Finance
10 2,508 (19.41%) HTML
11 2,342 (18.12%) SQL Server
12 2,341 (18.12%) Software Engineering
13 2,248 (17.40%) CSS
14 2,236 (17.30%) Test Automation
15 2,210 (17.10%) AngularJS
16 2,180 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
17 2,066 (15.99%) DevOps
18 2,021 (15.64%) Microsoft
19 1,965 (15.21%) Git (software)
20 1,920 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,909 (14.77%) MVC
22 1,859 (14.39%) BDD
23 1,837 (14.22%) ASP.NET
24 1,817 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
25 1,771 (13.71%) JIRA
26 1,691 (13.09%) Degree
27 1,654 (12.80%) QA
28 1,641 (12.70%) SDLC
29 1,370 (10.60%) Python
30 1,335 (10.33%) React

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
1 785 (6.07%) Confluence
2 315 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 280 (2.17%) CMS
4 219 (1.69%) Apache
4 219 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 213 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 209 (1.62%) SharePoint
7 171 (1.32%) IIS
8 105 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 103 (0.80%) JBoss
10 101 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 100 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 84 (0.65%) SAS
13 78 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 73 (0.56%) Drupal
15 62 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 60 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
17 55 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
17 55 (0.43%) Umbraco
18 50 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 182 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 171 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 126 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 115 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 115 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 108 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 106 (0.82%) InVision
7 86 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 44 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 17 (0.13%) Mingle
11 16 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (0.10%) Flinto
13 10 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
14 9 (0.070%) SPSS
15 8 (0.062%) Pixate
16 6 (0.046%) HipChat
16 6 (0.046%) InDesign
17 4 (0.031%) GIMP
18 3 (0.023%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 144 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 123 (0.95%) Temenos T24
3 59 (0.46%) Magento
4 55 (0.43%) thinkFolio
5 26 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 18 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 16 (0.12%) Actimize
7 16 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 16 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 13 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
8 13 (0.10%) Odoo
8 13 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 13 (0.10%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (0.10%) WebTrends
9 10 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.054%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,920 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,817 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
3 513 (3.97%) SaaS
4 354 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 343 (2.65%) GitHub
6 272 (2.10%) PaaS
7 232 (1.80%) Office 365
8 227 (1.76%) Serverless
9 159 (1.23%) IaaS
10 139 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 135 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
12 123 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 108 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
14 107 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
15 98 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
15 98 (0.76%) G Suite
16 82 (0.63%) Slack
17 74 (0.57%) npm
17 74 (0.57%) OpenShift
18 67 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 265 (2.05%) Internet
2 186 (1.44%) HTTP
3 138 (1.07%) DNS
4 111 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 109 (0.84%) Firewall
6 80 (0.62%) DHCP
7 72 (0.56%) Broadband
8 40 (0.31%) Hyperconnected
8 40 (0.31%) Modbus
8 40 (0.31%) RS-485
9 33 (0.26%) Intranet
10 29 (0.22%) Skype
10 29 (0.22%) VPN
11 28 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (0.19%) SSL
13 23 (0.18%) Extranet
14 19 (0.15%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.11%) Network Security
16 13 (0.10%) SNMP
17 10 (0.077%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,342 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 792 (6.13%) NoSQL
3 594 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 581 (4.50%) MySQL
5 576 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 532 (4.12%) Big Data
7 501 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 399 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
9 387 (2.99%) Hadoop
10 327 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
11 299 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 251 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 245 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 209 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 182 (1.41%) Power BI
16 162 (1.25%) RDBMS
17 155 (1.20%) Redis
18 154 (1.19%) Apache Hive
19 149 (1.15%) HBase
20 144 (1.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1,965 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 1,771 (13.71%) JIRA
3 1,238 (9.58%) Jenkins
4 1,184 (9.16%) Selenium
5 733 (5.67%) Cucumber
6 691 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 658 (5.09%) Visual Studio
8 496 (3.84%) Maven
9 475 (3.68%) JUnit
10 432 (3.34%) WebDriver
11 368 (2.85%) Subversion
12 322 (2.49%) TeamCity
13 319 (2.47%) Bitbucket
14 306 (2.37%) NUnit
15 282 (2.18%) SoapUI
16 269 (2.08%) JMeter
17 250 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 232 (1.80%) Gradle
19 202 (1.56%) SpecFlow
20 190 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,729 (21.12%) Finance
2 864 (6.69%) Retail
3 784 (6.07%) Banking
4 661 (5.12%) Marketing
5 375 (2.90%) Games
6 348 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 277 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 272 (2.10%) Advertising
9 188 (1.45%) Electronics
10 183 (1.42%) Law
11 131 (1.01%) Legal
12 112 (0.87%) Front Office
13 91 (0.70%) Back Office
14 64 (0.50%) Publishing
15 63 (0.49%) Automotive
16 57 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 55 (0.43%) Billing
18 51 (0.39%) Investment Banking
19 48 (0.37%) German Language
20 47 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5,029 (38.92%) Developer
2 1,666 (12.89%) .NET Developer
3 1,441 (11.15%) Analyst
4 1,237 (9.57%) C# Developer
5 1,048 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 945 (7.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 936 (7.24%) Java Developer
8 908 (7.03%) Business Analyst
9 804 (6.22%) Software Developer
10 799 (6.18%) Software Engineer
11 753 (5.83%) Scrum Master
12 725 (5.61%) Project Manager
13 567 (4.39%) Architect
14 372 (2.88%) Test Engineer
15 361 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
16 348 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 334 (2.58%) Lead Developer
18 327 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 325 (2.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 325 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,590 (27.78%) .NET
2 2,508 (19.41%) HTML
3 2,248 (17.40%) CSS
4 2,210 (17.10%) AngularJS
5 1,837 (14.22%) ASP.NET
6 1,335 (10.33%) React
7 1,290 (9.98%) Web Services
8 1,137 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,061 (8.21%) RESTful
10 1,051 (8.13%) HTML5
11 1,031 (7.98%) Spring
12 1,029 (7.96%) REST
13 951 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 898 (6.95%) jQuery
15 873 (6.76%) .NET Framework
16 850 (6.58%) Node.js
17 700 (5.42%) XML
18 684 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 637 (4.93%) CSS3
20 624 (4.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,188 (9.19%) User Experience
2 828 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 775 (6.00%) Fintech
4 631 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 533 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 380 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 335 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 314 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 150 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 120 (0.93%) PMI
11 109 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 108 (0.84%) NHS
13 95 (0.74%) Data Centre
14 86 (0.67%) FMCG
14 86 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 86 (0.67%) Public Cloud
15 85 (0.66%) Tandem
16 79 (0.61%) PKI
17 77 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 77 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 913 (7.07%) Linux
2 700 (5.42%) Windows
3 369 (2.86%) Android
4 337 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 229 (1.77%) Unix
6 177 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 129 (1.00%) CentOS
8 125 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 78 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 75 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 54 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 40 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
13 20 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.085%) Debian
16 10 (0.077%) VMS
17 7 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.054%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.054%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,710 (90.62%) Agile Software Development
2 3,091 (23.92%) TDD
3 2,897 (22.42%) Kanban
4 2,341 (18.12%) Software Engineering
5 2,236 (17.30%) Test Automation
6 2,180 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
7 2,066 (15.99%) DevOps
8 1,909 (14.77%) MVC
9 1,859 (14.39%) BDD
10 1,641 (12.70%) SDLC
11 1,287 (9.96%) Project Management
12 1,229 (9.51%) Mentoring
13 1,227 (9.50%) Microservices
14 1,225 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
15 1,192 (9.22%) User Stories
16 959 (7.42%) Computer Science
17 940 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 916 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 890 (6.89%) OO
20 859 (6.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3,935 (30.45%) C#
2 3,874 (29.98%) JavaScript
3 3,374 (26.11%) Java
4 2,748 (21.27%) SQL
5 1,370 (10.60%) Python
6 624 (4.83%) C++
7 591 (4.57%) PHP
8 556 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 480 (3.71%) TypeScript
10 459 (3.55%) Ruby
11 421 (3.26%) Java 8
12 397 (3.07%) C
13 387 (2.99%) Scala
14 348 (2.69%) PowerShell
15 290 (2.24%) ES6
16 186 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 180 (1.39%) Bash Shell
18 157 (1.21%) VB.NET
19 141 (1.09%) Shell Script
20 130 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,691 (13.09%) Degree
2 489 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 405 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 294 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 263 (2.04%) ISEB
6 208 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 177 (1.37%) PMI Certification
8 118 (0.91%) PMP
9 113 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 107 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 77 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 57 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 49 (0.38%) Master's Degree
14 47 (0.36%) AWS Certification
15 46 (0.36%) SAFe Agilist
16 45 (0.35%) APMP
17 40 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 38 (0.29%) PhD
19 34 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
20 32 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,654 (12.80%) QA
2 206 (1.59%) GDPR
3 145 (1.12%) PMO
4 68 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 54 (0.42%) MiFID
6 52 (0.40%) PSD2
7 39 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.22%) SLA
9 26 (0.20%) DICOM
10 25 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 19 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 18 (0.14%) WAI
13 15 (0.12%) SEPA
14 11 (0.085%) ISO 9000
15 8 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
16 7 (0.054%) COBIT
17 6 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 6 (0.046%) P3O
18 5 (0.039%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1,011 (7.82%) Docker
2 137 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 102 (0.79%) Apache Flume
4 88 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 87 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 78 (0.60%) Firmware
7 41 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (0.22%) vSphere
9 22 (0.17%) HDFS
10 19 (0.15%) Varnish
11 14 (0.11%) Xen
12 13 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.077%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.046%) GridGain
15 6 (0.046%) iptables
15 6 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.046%) XenApp
15 6 (0.046%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.039%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 444 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 405 (3.13%) Ansible
3 298 (2.31%) Puppet
4 282 (2.18%) Terraform
5 276 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 112 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 109 (0.84%) Oozie
8 91 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
9 59 (0.46%) Salt
10 51 (0.39%) Mesos
11 48 (0.37%) SCOM
12 41 (0.32%) SCCM
13 39 (0.30%) Kibana
14 35 (0.27%) Prometheus
15 33 (0.26%) Grafana
16 32 (0.25%) Rancher
17 29 (0.22%) Marathon
17 29 (0.22%) Tivoli
18 21 (0.16%) Cobbler
19 20 (0.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2,021 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 848 (6.56%) Oracle
3 499 (3.86%) Google
4 411 (3.18%) SAP
5 189 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 178 (1.38%) Adobe
7 173 (1.34%) Tableau
8 170 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 152 (1.18%) Cloudera
10 144 (1.11%) VMware
11 141 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
12 130 (1.01%) Facebook
13 129 (1.00%) Cadence
14 117 (0.91%) Sitecore
15 108 (0.84%) Hortonworks
16 100 (0.77%) WorldPay
17 96 (0.74%) Databricks
18 95 (0.74%) Splunk
19 89 (0.69%) MapR
20 83 (0.64%) IBM