Period
to 24 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 490 618 839
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 8.82% 7.78% 10.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.53% 8.36% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1,046 1,510
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £88,125 £77,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,140 7,393 7,183
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.50% 93.10% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4,573 6,296 6,187
Median annual salary £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Scrum
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Scrum trend for jobs with a WFH option

Scrum
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Scrum.

Scrum salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Scrum
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Scrum over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Scrum salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, Scrum job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Scrum.

1 430 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (36.12%) Azure
3 174 (35.51%) DevOps
4 171 (34.90%) C#
5 166 (33.88%) .NET
6 162 (33.06%) JavaScript
7 141 (28.78%) AngularJS
8 136 (27.76%) TDD
8 136 (27.76%) AWS
9 125 (25.51%) SQL
10 120 (24.49%) Java
11 112 (22.86%) .NET Core
12 110 (22.45%) Kanban
13 104 (21.22%) Web Services
14 101 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
15 96 (19.59%) Microservices
16 95 (19.39%) Git (software)
17 92 (18.78%) SQL Server
18 86 (17.55%) MVC
19 83 (16.94%) ASP.NET
19 83 (16.94%) Docker
20 79 (16.12%) Mentoring
21 78 (15.92%) React
21 78 (15.92%) HTML
22 74 (15.10%) Finance
23 71 (14.49%) Fintech
24 67 (13.67%) BDD
25 64 (13.06%) CSS
26 61 (12.45%) Node.js
27 60 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.65%) Confluence
3 10 (2.04%) CMS
4 8 (1.63%) GlassFish
5 7 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.41%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (1.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (1.84%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.61%) Magento
3 3 (0.61%) Maximo
3 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.61%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 177 (36.12%) Azure
2 136 (27.76%) AWS
3 43 (8.78%) SaaS
4 18 (3.67%) Serverless
5 15 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (2.65%) GCP
6 13 (2.65%) PaaS
6 13 (2.65%) Power Platform
7 12 (2.45%) GitHub
7 12 (2.45%) Slack
8 11 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (2.04%) Akamai
9 10 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (2.04%) IaaS
10 9 (1.84%) iPaaS
11 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.69%) Skype
2 11 (2.24%) DNS
2 11 (2.24%) HTTP
3 7 (1.43%) Internet
4 3 (0.61%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) VPN
5 1 (0.20%) WEP
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.76%) MongoDB
3 35 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.29%) MySQL
4 21 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.06%) SQL Server 2019
7 11 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.63%) Informix
10 7 (1.43%) Big Data
10 7 (1.43%) Power BI
11 6 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.82%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 95 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 55 (11.22%) JIRA
3 34 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.92%) Selenium
5 19 (3.88%) Cucumber
5 19 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (3.47%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (2.24%) SpecFlow
9 10 (2.04%) IntelliJ
10 9 (1.84%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.84%) Cypress.io
10 9 (1.84%) Postman
10 9 (1.84%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.63%) C++Builder
11 8 (1.63%) CircleCI
11 8 (1.63%) JUnit
11 8 (1.63%) Maven
11 8 (1.63%) Mockito
General
1 74 (15.10%) Finance
2 26 (5.31%) Games
3 24 (4.90%) Banking
3 24 (4.90%) Marketing
4 21 (4.29%) Retail
5 14 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.04%) Legal
7 10 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.84%) French Language
8 9 (1.84%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.63%) German Language
9 8 (1.63%) Law
10 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.02%) Electronics
12 4 (0.82%) Local Government
13 3 (0.61%) Front Office
13 3 (0.61%) Police
14 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 289 (58.98%) Developer
2 77 (15.71%) .NET Developer
3 68 (13.88%) C# Developer
4 58 (11.84%) Senior Developer
5 54 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.57%) Lead Developer
7 36 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (6.12%) Angular Developer
10 25 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (4.69%) Analyst
11 23 (4.69%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
12 20 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (4.08%) Azure Developer
13 19 (3.88%) Architect
13 19 (3.88%) Salesforce Developer
14 16 (3.27%) Tester
15 15 (3.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (33.88%) .NET
2 141 (28.78%) AngularJS
3 112 (22.86%) .NET Core
4 104 (21.22%) Web Services
5 83 (16.94%) ASP.NET
6 78 (15.92%) HTML
6 78 (15.92%) React
7 64 (13.06%) CSS
8 61 (12.45%) Node.js
9 60 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 55 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (10.82%) .NET Framework
11 53 (10.82%) REST
11 53 (10.82%) RESTful
12 35 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 31 (6.33%) XML
14 30 (6.12%) Vue.js
15 29 (5.92%) HTML5
15 29 (5.92%) Spring
16 23 (4.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.33%) User Experience
3 19 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 14 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.24%) FMCG
7 10 (2.04%) Reinsurance
8 8 (1.63%) Cybercrime
8 8 (1.63%) PMI
8 8 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) Social Media
11 4 (0.82%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.61%) iPad
12 3 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.55%) Linux
2 28 (5.71%) Windows
3 17 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.04%) Android
5 3 (0.61%) Unix
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (35.51%) DevOps
3 136 (27.76%) TDD
4 110 (22.45%) Kanban
5 101 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (19.59%) Microservices
7 86 (17.55%) MVC
8 79 (16.12%) Mentoring
9 71 (14.49%) Fintech
10 67 (13.67%) BDD
11 57 (11.63%) Test Automation
12 55 (11.22%) SDLC
13 53 (10.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 53 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (10.20%) Software Delivery
15 48 (9.80%) Web Development
16 42 (8.57%) Software Engineering
17 36 (7.35%) Unit Testing
18 31 (6.33%) User Stories
19 30 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 171 (34.90%) C#
2 162 (33.06%) JavaScript
3 125 (25.51%) SQL
4 120 (24.49%) Java
5 57 (11.63%) TypeScript
6 33 (6.73%) Python
7 23 (4.69%) Kotlin
8 21 (4.29%) Ruby
9 19 (3.88%) Apex Code
10 16 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.06%) C++
11 15 (3.06%) PHP
12 13 (2.65%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.45%) Go
14 11 (2.24%) Scala
15 10 (2.04%) Apple Swift
15 10 (2.04%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.84%) ES6
16 9 (1.84%) F#
16 9 (1.84%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (6.53%) Degree
2 24 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.61%) CISSP
6 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.61%) MCPD
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.61%) PhD
6 3 (0.61%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) ISEB
7 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CISA
8 1 (0.20%) CISM
8 1 (0.20%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.78%) QA
2 9 (1.84%) NIST
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) PSD2
4 2 (0.41%) GDPR
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.41%) PMO
4 2 (0.41%) SEPA
5 1 (0.20%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (16.94%) Docker
2 18 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.22%) vSphere
5 5 (1.02%) NDS
5 5 (1.02%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (0.61%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (9.59%) Kubernetes
2 34 (6.94%) Terraform
3 25 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.49%) Puppet
5 17 (3.47%) Ansible
6 10 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Grafana
9 1 (0.20%) Kibana
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.20%) SCCM
9 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (2.86%) SAP
4 11 (2.24%) Google
4 11 (2.24%) hybris
4 11 (2.24%) New Relic
5 10 (2.04%) Adobe
6 9 (1.84%) ForgeRock
7 8 (1.63%) Apple
7 8 (1.63%) Borland
7 8 (1.63%) CyberArk
7 8 (1.63%) Guidewire
7 8 (1.63%) Oracle
7 8 (1.63%) VMware
8 5 (1.02%) NetIQ
8 5 (1.02%) Okta
8 5 (1.02%) Pardot
9 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.61%) Remedy
9 3 (0.61%) Temenos