Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sprint Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sprint Planning over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sprint Planning
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 375 479
Rank change year-on-year -33 +104 +16
Permanent jobs citing Sprint Planning 807 1,270 1,095
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.85% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.92% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 597 1,036 963
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Sprint Planning 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 106,413 137,502 164,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,394 108,150 133,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Sprint Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sprint Planning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sprint Planning in the UK

Sprint Planning
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sprint Planning.

Salary trend for Sprint Planning in the UK

Sprint Planning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sprint Planning over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Sprint Planning in the UK

Sprint Planning
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sprint Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 8 April 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 -28 757 £52,500 - 56
UK excluding London -40 481 £50,000 +5.26% 48
London -15 309 £60,000 - 19
South East -2 164 £52,500 -3.67% 5
North of England +10 101 £51,500 +19.08% 11
South West +67 80 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Midlands -38 52 £42,500 -2.30% 6
North West +2 50 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +21 49 £51,500 +17.05% 1
Work from Home -57 48 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +51 44 £55,000 -8.33% 5
West Midlands -11 36 £42,500 - 5
Scotland -2 20 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Wales -19 19 £41,000 +2.50% 9
East Midlands -10 15 £49,000 +15.98% 1
North East +5 2 £62,500 - 3
Isle of Man - 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing Sprint Planning 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 Sprint Planning.

1 674 (83.52%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (53.90%) Scrum
3 239 (29.62%) Sprint Retrospective
4 236 (29.24%) User Stories
5 223 (27.63%) JavaScript
6 200 (24.78%) Finance
7 181 (22.43%) Test Automation
8 178 (22.06%) C#
9 160 (19.83%) Sprint Review
10 158 (19.58%) JIRA
11 151 (18.71%) .NET
11 151 (18.71%) Microsoft
12 146 (18.09%) Git (software)
13 137 (16.98%) SQL
14 129 (15.99%) User Experience
15 126 (15.61%) DevOps
16 121 (14.99%) QA
17 120 (14.87%) TDD
18 116 (14.37%) Continuous Improvement
19 113 (14.00%) Azure
20 111 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
21 110 (13.63%) HTML
22 108 (13.38%) AWS
23 107 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
24 106 (13.14%) SDLC
25 104 (12.89%) Acceptance Criteria
25 104 (12.89%) Java
26 98 (12.14%) CSS
27 97 (12.02%) Web Services
28 93 (11.52%) SQL Server

Sprint Planning
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 69 (8.55%) Confluence
2 33 (4.09%) EPiServer
3 17 (2.11%) CMS
4 13 (1.61%) Apache
4 13 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.12%) IIS
6 6 (0.74%) nginx
6 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.50%) Drupal
8 4 (0.50%) SAS
8 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.25%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.25%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (2.85%) Sketch
2 19 (2.35%) Photoshop
3 18 (2.23%) InVision
4 11 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.24%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.74%) Marvel
6 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.50%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (3.10%) Magento
2 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.62%) Shopify
4 4 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 113 (14.00%) Azure
2 108 (13.38%) AWS
3 60 (7.43%) SaaS
4 36 (4.46%) GitHub
4 36 (4.46%) Serverless
5 21 (2.60%) Power Platform
6 15 (1.86%) Office 365
7 14 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (1.73%) GCP
8 11 (1.36%) npm
9 10 (1.24%) PaaS
10 9 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.99%) PowerApps
11 8 (0.99%) Trello
12 6 (0.74%) FinancialForce
12 6 (0.74%) Force.com
12 6 (0.74%) IaaS
13 5 (0.62%) Fastly
13 5 (0.62%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.08%) Internet
2 13 (1.61%) HTTP
3 10 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.74%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.74%) SSL
5 5 (0.62%) Firewall
6 3 (0.37%) SMTP
6 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.37%) VoIP
6 3 (0.37%) WebEx
7 2 (0.25%) DNS
8 1 (0.12%) HbbTV
8 1 (0.12%) NAS
8 1 (0.12%) VPN
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 23 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.48%) MySQL
6 19 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.86%) Power BI
9 13 (1.61%) Redis
10 11 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.50%) Pentaho
14 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 158 (19.58%) JIRA
2 146 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 69 (8.55%) Selenium
4 59 (7.31%) Jenkins
5 50 (6.20%) Visual Studio
6 41 (5.08%) WebDriver
7 29 (3.59%) SpecFlow
7 29 (3.59%) webpack
8 24 (2.97%) Grunt
9 21 (2.60%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.23%) Subversion
11 17 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.98%) NUnit
13 15 (1.86%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.86%) JMeter
14 14 (1.73%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.49%) Postman
16 11 (1.36%) Jasmine
16 11 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.36%) TestRail
General
1 200 (24.78%) Finance
2 42 (5.20%) Retail
3 38 (4.71%) Banking
4 35 (4.34%) Marketing
5 23 (2.85%) Games
6 20 (2.48%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.36%) Law
8 8 (0.99%) Back Office
9 6 (0.74%) Front Office
10 5 (0.62%) Advertising
11 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Legal
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Publishing
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (35.81%) Developer
2 85 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 84 (10.41%) Analyst
3 84 (10.41%) Senior Developer
4 55 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 54 (6.69%) Software Developer
6 48 (5.95%) .NET Developer
6 48 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 40 (4.96%) Product Manager
8 39 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 39 (4.83%) Product Owner
9 36 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (4.09%) Delivery Manager
11 31 (3.84%) Project Manager
12 28 (3.47%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.22%) Agile Delivery Manager
14 25 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (2.73%) Test Engineer
15 22 (2.73%) Tester
16 21 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (18.71%) .NET
2 110 (13.63%) HTML
3 98 (12.14%) CSS
4 97 (12.02%) Web Services
5 87 (10.78%) JSON
6 80 (9.91%) AngularJS
7 74 (9.17%) XML
8 65 (8.05%) .NET Framework
9 62 (7.68%) Node.js
10 58 (7.19%) REST
11 55 (6.82%) React
12 54 (6.69%) RESTful
13 51 (6.32%) SOAP
14 48 (5.95%) ASP.NET
15 45 (5.58%) Sass
16 41 (5.08%) Spring
17 36 (4.46%) Velocity
18 34 (4.21%) HTML5
18 34 (4.21%) XSLT
19 33 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.99%) User Experience
2 60 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.61%) W3C
9 11 (1.36%) Cloud Native
9 11 (1.36%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.24%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.99%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.74%) Animation
13 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.74%) Derivative
13 6 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.34%) Linux
1 35 (4.34%) Windows
2 22 (2.73%) Apple iOS
3 16 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.49%) Android
5 11 (1.36%) Unix
6 6 (0.74%) watchOS
7 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (83.52%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (53.90%) Scrum
3 239 (29.62%) Sprint Retrospective
4 236 (29.24%) User Stories
5 181 (22.43%) Test Automation
6 160 (19.83%) Sprint Review
7 126 (15.61%) DevOps
8 120 (14.87%) TDD
9 116 (14.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 111 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
11 107 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (13.14%) SDLC
13 104 (12.89%) Acceptance Criteria
14 93 (11.52%) Project Management
15 90 (11.15%) Mentoring
16 83 (10.29%) Kanban
16 83 (10.29%) Software Engineering
17 73 (9.05%) BDD
18 72 (8.92%) Coaching
19 68 (8.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 223 (27.63%) JavaScript
2 178 (22.06%) C#
3 137 (16.98%) SQL
4 104 (12.89%) Java
5 54 (6.69%) PHP
6 52 (6.44%) Python
7 40 (4.96%) C
8 33 (4.09%) XPath
9 24 (2.97%) Ruby
9 24 (2.97%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.23%) Java 8
11 15 (1.86%) C++
12 12 (1.49%) Apple Swift
12 12 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.99%) PHP 7
15 7 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.87%) ES6
Qualifications
1 92 (11.40%) Degree
2 21 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.99%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.37%) CSPO
8 3 (0.37%) ISEB
8 3 (0.37%) PMP
9 2 (0.25%) MCP
9 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.25%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.12%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (14.99%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.50%) GDPR
3 4 (0.50%) PA-DSS
3 4 (0.50%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.25%) WCAG
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (5.82%) Docker
2 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.37%) Snort
4 2 (0.25%) Varnish
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) pfSense
5 1 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (3.22%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.98%) Terraform
3 12 (1.49%) Ansible
4 9 (1.12%) Puppet
5 6 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.37%) Grafana
6 3 (0.37%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.25%) MIIS
7 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.12%) Proxmox
8 1 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 151 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.59%) Apple
3 27 (3.35%) Oracle
4 25 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.48%) WorldPay
6 17 (2.11%) FIS
7 16 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.98%) Google
8 12 (1.49%) SAP
9 11 (1.36%) HP
9 11 (1.36%) hybris
10 9 (1.12%) Mapbox
10 9 (1.12%) Tableau
11 7 (0.87%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.74%) Advent
12 6 (0.74%) Cadence
13 5 (0.62%) Adobe
13 5 (0.62%) Perforce
13 5 (0.62%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.62%) TOWER Software