Period
to 26 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 191 102 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.45% 10.63% 11.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 11.62% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 165 90 169
10th Percentile £35,650 £32,500 £27,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,552 878 1,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 93.05% 91.46% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 726 1,450
10th Percentile £27,350 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,684 £34,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 26 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales -5 134 £55,000 +15.79% 26
West Wales +11 56 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 185 (96.86%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.41%) Kanban
3 65 (34.03%) Azure
3 65 (34.03%) Coaching
4 64 (33.51%) Mentoring
4 64 (33.51%) Java
5 63 (32.98%) Advertising
6 62 (32.46%) DevOps
7 60 (31.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 58 (30.37%) CI/CD
9 56 (29.32%) SQL
10 54 (28.27%) TDD
11 52 (27.23%) Git (software)
11 52 (27.23%) Social Skills
12 51 (26.70%) Finance
13 50 (26.18%) Jenkins
14 48 (25.13%) BDD
15 43 (22.51%) Spring
16 41 (21.47%) Docker
17 40 (20.94%) Web Services
18 39 (20.42%) Microservices
19 37 (19.37%) Software Engineering
20 36 (18.85%) Kubernetes
21 35 (18.32%) Test Automation
22 34 (17.80%) Unit Testing
23 32 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (16.75%) RESTful
24 31 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
25 29 (15.18%) User Stories
26 28 (14.66%) Spring Boot

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 12 (6.28%) Confluence
2 9 (4.71%) Appian
3 8 (4.19%) OnBase
3 8 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.14%) Apache
5 5 (2.62%) JBoss
6 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) Camunda
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 65 (34.03%) Azure
2 26 (13.61%) OpenShift
3 13 (6.81%) AWS
4 9 (4.71%) GitHub
5 8 (4.19%) GCP
5 8 (4.19%) SaaS
5 8 (4.19%) Serverless
6 5 (2.62%) npm
7 3 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.05%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (1.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Firewall
2 5 (2.62%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.19%) Big Data
5 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.05%) Tableau
8 2 (1.05%) Tableau Desktop
8 2 (1.05%) Tableau Server
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.52%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (27.23%) Git (software)
2 50 (26.18%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.95%) JIRA
4 11 (5.76%) Maven
5 10 (5.24%) JMeter
6 8 (4.19%) Selenium
6 8 (4.19%) Subversion
7 5 (2.62%) Ant
7 5 (2.62%) Protractor
8 4 (2.09%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.57%) JUnit
9 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.05%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.05%) Gradle
10 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.05%) REST Assured
10 2 (1.05%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.05%) TestNG
10 2 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 63 (32.98%) Advertising
2 52 (27.23%) Social Skills
3 51 (26.70%) Finance
4 9 (4.71%) Games
5 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.14%) Billing
6 6 (3.14%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.14%) Retail
7 5 (2.62%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.57%) Banking
9 3 (1.57%) Legal
9 3 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.05%) Czech Language
10 2 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (32.98%) Developer
2 28 (14.66%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.42%) Analyst
5 15 (7.85%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.33%) Scrum Master
7 11 (5.76%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.71%) Finance Business Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.19%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.19%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Agile Delivery Lead
11 6 (3.14%) Lead DevOps
11 6 (3.14%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.51%) Spring
2 40 (20.94%) Web Services
3 32 (16.75%) RESTful
4 28 (14.66%) Spring Boot
5 22 (11.52%) .NET
5 22 (11.52%) AngularJS
6 20 (10.47%) Node.js
7 18 (9.42%) React
7 18 (9.42%) REST
8 12 (6.28%) Hibernate
8 12 (6.28%) JSON
9 10 (5.24%) HTML
9 10 (5.24%) Middleware
9 10 (5.24%) XML
10 8 (4.19%) CSS
11 6 (3.14%) SOAP
12 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.62%) CSS3
12 5 (2.62%) GraphQL
12 5 (2.62%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.76%) User Experience
3 10 (5.24%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.57%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.28%) Android
1 12 (6.28%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.62%) Unix
3 3 (1.57%) Linux
4 2 (1.05%) CentOS
4 2 (1.05%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (96.86%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.41%) Kanban
3 65 (34.03%) Coaching
4 64 (33.51%) Mentoring
5 62 (32.46%) DevOps
6 60 (31.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 58 (30.37%) CI/CD
8 54 (28.27%) TDD
9 48 (25.13%) BDD
10 39 (20.42%) Microservices
11 37 (19.37%) Software Engineering
12 35 (18.32%) Test Automation
13 34 (17.80%) Unit Testing
14 32 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (15.18%) User Stories
17 24 (12.57%) Strategic Thinking
18 21 (10.99%) Product Backlog
18 21 (10.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 21 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.51%) Java
2 56 (29.32%) SQL
3 25 (13.09%) C#
4 23 (12.04%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.47%) Python
6 14 (7.33%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.76%) Java 8
8 6 (3.14%) C
9 4 (2.09%) Bash
10 3 (1.57%) Groovy
10 3 (1.57%) PHP
11 2 (1.05%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) Go
11 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) SAFe Agilist
2 11 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) Degree
3 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.05%) IIBA
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CBAP
6 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) SLA
2 7 (3.66%) QA
3 3 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) DICOM
System Software
1 41 (21.47%) Docker
2 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (18.85%) Kubernetes
2 16 (8.38%) Terraform
3 13 (6.81%) Ansible
4 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.62%) Puppet
5 3 (1.57%) Grafana
6 2 (1.05%) Kibana
7 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.42%) Guidewire
3 9 (4.71%) Kofax
4 8 (4.19%) Hyland
5 7 (3.66%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.62%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.09%) LexisNexis
8 3 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.05%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) IBM
9 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.52%) Cadence
10 1 (0.52%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Unisys
10 1 (0.52%) Vertica