Period
to 8 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 5,317 11,949 15,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.18% 8.37% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 9.08% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,769 10,060 13,465
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,450 £35,000 £34,350
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 59,989 131,644 157,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.20% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47,949 103,664 125,238
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
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 8 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 8 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 4,912 £57,500 +4.55% 643
UK excluding London +2 2,998 £52,500 +5.00% 503
London -5 2,175 £70,000 +7.69% 198
South East +6 1,019 £55,000 +4.76% 116
North of England +3 652 £50,000 +6.10% 140
South West +4 526 £52,500 +16.67% 75
Work from Home +1 487 £60,000 +9.09% 93
Midlands -10 324 £50,000 +5.26% 71
Yorkshire +15 316 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North West -6 297 £50,000 +2.04% 70
East of England -8 205 £53,000 -3.64% 43
West Midlands -2 191 £50,000 +5.26% 40
East Midlands -7 132 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Scotland -5 128 £45,000 - 32
Wales +2 102 £41,500 -2.35% 18
Northern Ireland +40 47 £40,500 -22.86% 8
North East -15 39 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Channel Islands -6 4 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 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 4,791 (90.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,748 (32.88%) JavaScript
3 1,676 (31.52%) C#
4 1,622 (30.51%) .NET
5 1,499 (28.19%) Azure
6 1,335 (25.11%) TDD
7 1,310 (24.64%) Kanban
8 1,224 (23.02%) DevOps
9 1,216 (22.87%) AWS
10 1,204 (22.64%) Java
11 1,153 (21.69%) Finance
12 1,076 (20.24%) SQL
13 1,049 (19.73%) AngularJS
14 1,020 (19.18%) Microservices
15 983 (18.49%) HTML
16 944 (17.75%) SQL Server
16 944 (17.75%) Software Engineering
17 918 (17.27%) CSS
18 916 (17.23%) Git (software)
19 905 (17.02%) React
20 846 (15.91%) .NET Core
21 840 (15.80%) Test Automation
22 815 (15.33%) BDD
22 815 (15.33%) Docker
23 777 (14.61%) Microsoft
24 771 (14.50%) JIRA
25 764 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
26 716 (13.47%) ASP.NET
27 702 (13.20%) MVC
28 682 (12.83%) 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
1 397 (7.47%) Confluence
2 291 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 111 (2.09%) CMS
4 92 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 79 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 74 (1.39%) Apache
7 62 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 61 (1.15%) IIS
9 49 (0.92%) EPiServer
10 40 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 33 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 32 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 26 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 24 (0.45%) SAS
15 23 (0.43%) WordPress
16 20 (0.38%) NServiceBus
16 20 (0.38%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.32%) Immediacy CMS
17 17 (0.32%) Kentico
17 17 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 106 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 32 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.47%) Chatbot
7 20 (0.38%) Sketch
8 16 (0.30%) Figma
9 13 (0.24%) Zeplin
10 11 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.21%) Simulink
11 10 (0.19%) InVision
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.075%) InDesign
13 4 (0.075%) Marvel
14 3 (0.056%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.038%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 73 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
3 22 (0.41%) Magento
4 20 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 12 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
8 9 (0.17%) R3 Corda
8 9 (0.17%) Shopify
9 8 (0.15%) BASE24
10 5 (0.094%) Maximo
10 5 (0.094%) Odoo
11 4 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.075%) Eikon
11 4 (0.075%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.056%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.056%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,499 (28.19%) Azure
2 1,216 (22.87%) AWS
3 348 (6.55%) SaaS
4 260 (4.89%) GCP
5 158 (2.97%) Serverless
6 146 (2.75%) GitHub
7 122 (2.29%) Power Platform
8 117 (2.20%) PaaS
9 92 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 91 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 80 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
12 72 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
13 65 (1.22%) OpenShift
14 62 (1.17%) Amazon S3
15 56 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
16 55 (1.03%) Office 365
17 54 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
18 48 (0.90%) IaaS
19 46 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
20 45 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 105 (1.97%) HTTP
2 93 (1.75%) Internet
3 60 (1.13%) Skype
4 43 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 40 (0.75%) DNS
6 34 (0.64%) Firewall
7 22 (0.41%) VPN
8 21 (0.39%) VoIP
9 20 (0.38%) FTP
10 14 (0.26%) SSL
11 13 (0.24%) SMTP
12 12 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.21%) Broadband
13 11 (0.21%) Network Security
13 11 (0.21%) STUN
14 10 (0.19%) ATM
14 10 (0.19%) Bluetooth
14 10 (0.19%) OSPF
14 10 (0.19%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 437 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 256 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 223 (4.19%) SQL Server 2019
5 214 (4.02%) Big Data
6 205 (3.86%) MySQL
7 184 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 144 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
9 106 (1.99%) Power BI
10 105 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 90 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 77 (1.45%) Redis
13 72 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 68 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 64 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 60 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 54 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 49 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 49 (0.92%) Blockchain
19 43 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 916 (17.23%) Git (software)
2 771 (14.50%) JIRA
3 486 (9.14%) Jenkins
4 345 (6.49%) Selenium
5 185 (3.48%) Cucumber
6 184 (3.46%) Visual Studio
7 159 (2.99%) Maven
8 158 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 154 (2.90%) JUnit
10 139 (2.61%) TeamCity
11 131 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 117 (2.20%) Bitbucket
13 113 (2.13%) SpecFlow
13 113 (2.13%) Subversion
14 100 (1.88%) WebDriver
15 94 (1.77%) NUnit
16 86 (1.62%) webpack
17 70 (1.32%) Mockito
18 69 (1.30%) GitLab
19 68 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 1,153 (21.69%) Finance
2 274 (5.15%) Banking
3 273 (5.13%) Retail
4 250 (4.70%) Marketing
5 171 (3.22%) Games
6 128 (2.41%) Public Sector
7 108 (2.03%) Front Office
8 92 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 82 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 53 (1.00%) Legal
11 51 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 49 (0.92%) Electronics
13 43 (0.81%) Back Office
14 41 (0.77%) Law
14 41 (0.77%) Local Government
15 38 (0.71%) Automotive
16 37 (0.70%) Advertising
17 29 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 21 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,266 (42.62%) Developer
2 728 (13.69%) .NET Developer
3 456 (8.58%) C# Developer
4 409 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 362 (6.81%) Software Engineer
6 343 (6.45%) Analyst
7 335 (6.30%) Java Developer
8 326 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 270 (5.08%) Scrum Master
10 255 (4.80%) Software Developer
11 249 (4.68%) Architect
12 212 (3.99%) Project Manager
13 199 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
14 198 (3.72%) Business Analyst
15 191 (3.59%) Lead Developer
16 172 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 170 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
18 151 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
19 137 (2.58%) Product Manager
20 131 (2.46%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,622 (30.51%) .NET
2 1,049 (19.73%) AngularJS
3 983 (18.49%) HTML
4 918 (17.27%) CSS
5 905 (17.02%) React
6 846 (15.91%) .NET Core
7 716 (13.47%) ASP.NET
8 656 (12.34%) Node.js
9 623 (11.72%) .NET Framework
10 617 (11.60%) Web Services
11 531 (9.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 464 (8.73%) Vue.js
13 451 (8.48%) REST
14 422 (7.94%) RESTful
15 415 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 371 (6.98%) Entity Framework
17 351 (6.60%) HTML5
18 316 (5.94%) Spring
19 226 (4.25%) XML
20 215 (4.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 429 (8.07%) User Experience
2 400 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 310 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 181 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 152 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 149 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (2.01%) Fixed Income
8 95 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 86 (1.62%) Derivative
10 79 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 79 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 79 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 77 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 70 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 59 (1.11%) Cloud Native
14 47 (0.88%) PMI
15 45 (0.85%) Tandem
16 40 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
17 39 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 36 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 395 (7.43%) Linux
2 301 (5.66%) Windows
3 138 (2.60%) Unix
4 130 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 128 (2.41%) Android
6 48 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (0.79%) CentOS
8 38 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.23%) CoreOS
10 12 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.15%) Debian
13 8 (0.15%) VxWorks
14 5 (0.094%) Solaris
14 5 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.075%) zOS
16 3 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,791 (90.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,335 (25.11%) TDD
3 1,310 (24.64%) Kanban
4 1,224 (23.02%) DevOps
5 1,020 (19.18%) Microservices
6 944 (17.75%) Software Engineering
7 840 (15.80%) Test Automation
8 815 (15.33%) BDD
9 764 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
10 702 (13.20%) MVC
11 529 (9.95%) Mentoring
12 523 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
13 468 (8.80%) SDLC
14 467 (8.78%) User Stories
15 436 (8.20%) Fintech
16 400 (7.52%) Project Management
17 385 (7.24%) Analytics
18 384 (7.22%) OO
19 344 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
20 334 (6.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,748 (32.88%) JavaScript
2 1,676 (31.52%) C#
3 1,204 (22.64%) Java
4 1,076 (20.24%) SQL
5 596 (11.21%) Python
6 577 (10.85%) TypeScript
7 235 (4.42%) C++
8 203 (3.82%) C
9 164 (3.08%) PHP
10 159 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 131 (2.46%) Java 8
12 123 (2.31%) Ruby
13 121 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 111 (2.09%) Kotlin
15 106 (1.99%) ES6
16 99 (1.86%) Bash Shell
17 98 (1.84%) R
17 98 (1.84%) Scala
18 66 (1.24%) Shell Script
19 65 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 682 (12.83%) Degree
2 286 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 160 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 153 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 78 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 68 (1.28%) ISEB
8 61 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 53 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (0.85%) PMP
11 30 (0.56%) AWS Certification
12 29 (0.55%) Master's Degree
13 19 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
14 17 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.23%) CISSP
17 11 (0.21%) IIBA
18 9 (0.17%) MCP
18 9 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
19 8 (0.15%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (9.33%) QA
2 37 (0.70%) GDPR
3 22 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.36%) PMO
6 13 (0.24%) NIST
7 12 (0.23%) SLA
8 11 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 8 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.056%) COBIT
10 3 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.056%) DICOM
10 3 (0.056%) IEC 62304
10 3 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.038%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.038%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.038%) MiFID
11 2 (0.038%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.038%) PSD2
System Software
1 815 (15.33%) Docker
2 78 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 63 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.75%) HDFS
5 37 (0.70%) vSphere
6 18 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.30%) NDS
8 15 (0.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 11 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.19%) Postfix
11 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.11%) GlusterFS
12 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.094%) Firmware
13 5 (0.094%) Varnish
14 4 (0.075%) GPFS
14 4 (0.075%) Lustre
14 4 (0.075%) LXC
14 4 (0.075%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 533 (10.02%) Kubernetes
2 248 (4.66%) Terraform
3 203 (3.82%) Ansible
4 137 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
5 133 (2.50%) Puppet
6 27 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 25 (0.47%) Kibana
8 24 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (0.38%) Tivoli
10 17 (0.32%) Grafana
11 16 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.24%) Packer
14 12 (0.23%) Oozie
14 12 (0.23%) SCCM
15 11 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
16 9 (0.17%) Cobbler
16 9 (0.17%) Mesos
16 9 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 9 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 777 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 273 (5.13%) Oracle
3 254 (4.78%) Google
4 141 (2.65%) SAP
5 105 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 101 (1.90%) IBM
7 93 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 91 (1.71%) VMware
9 58 (1.09%) Adobe
10 56 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 44 (0.83%) hybris
12 42 (0.79%) Tableau
13 39 (0.73%) Sitecore
14 36 (0.68%) Bloomberg
14 36 (0.68%) Cloudera
15 31 (0.58%) Apple
16 30 (0.56%) Informatica
17 29 (0.55%) NetIQ
17 29 (0.55%) Pardot
17 29 (0.55%) ServiceNow