Period
to 1 March 2021

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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,290 631 938
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.46% 8.57% 12.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.21% 9.20% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,235 1,066 1,713
Median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% -6.19% +7.62%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 12,637 6,856 7,153
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.67% 93.10% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10,914 5,911 6,190
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +7.48%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,053 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.05% +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 1 March 2021.

Scrum salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 1,159 (89.84%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (42.71%) DevOps
3 416 (32.25%) AWS
4 412 (31.94%) JavaScript
5 391 (30.31%) Docker
6 384 (29.77%) Git (software)
7 346 (26.82%) Java
8 340 (26.36%) Azure
9 302 (23.41%) SQL
10 300 (23.26%) Kubernetes
11 293 (22.71%) C#
12 276 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
13 260 (20.16%) TDD
14 249 (19.30%) Linux
15 245 (18.99%) .NET
16 225 (17.44%) AngularJS
17 219 (16.98%) Microservices
18 213 (16.51%) Finance
19 207 (16.05%) JIRA
20 204 (15.81%) Terraform
21 201 (15.58%) HTML
22 188 (14.57%) Kanban
23 187 (14.50%) TypeScript
23 187 (14.50%) React
24 185 (14.34%) CSS
25 181 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
26 177 (13.72%) Deployment Automation
27 171 (13.26%) Test Automation
27 171 (13.26%) Puppet
28 167 (12.95%) Jenkins

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
1 104 (8.06%) Confluence
2 62 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (3.02%) CMS
4 38 (2.95%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 18 (1.40%) JBoss
8 14 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (1.01%) Kentico
9 13 (1.01%) Mule
9 13 (1.01%) Red Hat Fuse
10 12 (0.93%) Drupal
10 12 (0.93%) Mule ESB
11 10 (0.78%) IIS
12 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.39%) Apache
14 4 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.31%) nginx
14 4 (0.31%) WordPress
15 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (0.78%) Sketch
3 9 (0.70%) InVision
4 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.078%) Figma
7 1 (0.078%) Marvel
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.078%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 14 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (1.01%) Shopify
3 8 (0.62%) Magento
3 8 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.23%) Maximo
4 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.078%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.078%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.078%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.078%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.078%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 416 (32.25%) AWS
2 340 (26.36%) Azure
3 149 (11.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 124 (9.61%) SaaS
5 107 (8.29%) GCP
6 49 (3.80%) GitHub
7 47 (3.64%) PaaS
8 34 (2.64%) IaaS
8 34 (2.64%) Serverless
9 29 (2.25%) Slack
10 24 (1.86%) Power Platform
11 22 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
12 20 (1.55%) npm
13 19 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (1.40%) Logic Apps
15 17 (1.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 15 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (0.93%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.09%) HTTP
2 15 (1.16%) Skype
3 13 (1.01%) DNS
4 12 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.85%) Firewall
6 8 (0.62%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.47%) Internet
8 4 (0.31%) DMZ
8 4 (0.31%) Network Security
9 3 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.23%) Intranet
9 3 (0.23%) IPv4
9 3 (0.23%) VLAN
9 3 (0.23%) WAN
10 2 (0.16%) IKE
10 2 (0.16%) LAN
10 2 (0.16%) SSL
10 2 (0.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.078%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.078%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 114 (8.84%) MongoDB
3 96 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 83 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (5.58%) MySQL
6 55 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 47 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.33%) Big Data
9 23 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 22 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.32%) Power BI
14 12 (0.93%) Tableau
15 10 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (0.70%) Blockchain
17 7 (0.54%) BigQuery
17 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
18 5 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 384 (29.77%) Git (software)
2 207 (16.05%) JIRA
3 167 (12.95%) Jenkins
4 78 (6.05%) Selenium
5 72 (5.58%) Cucumber
6 56 (4.34%) Maven
7 39 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 39 (3.02%) TeamCity
8 36 (2.79%) GitLab
8 36 (2.79%) IntelliJ
9 35 (2.71%) Bitbucket
10 32 (2.48%) JUnit
11 31 (2.40%) Subversion
11 31 (2.40%) Visual Studio
12 30 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (2.25%) Gradle
14 26 (2.02%) Postman
14 26 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
15 21 (1.63%) WebDriver
16 18 (1.40%) Appium
General
1 213 (16.51%) Finance
2 91 (7.05%) Marketing
3 81 (6.28%) Retail
4 51 (3.95%) Public Sector
5 38 (2.95%) Games
6 27 (2.09%) Back Office
7 26 (2.02%) Electronics
7 26 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.71%) Banking
9 20 (1.55%) Law
10 19 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.70%) Legal
12 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.54%) French Language
12 7 (0.54%) Local Government
13 6 (0.47%) Billing
13 6 (0.47%) Housing Association
14 5 (0.39%) Front Office
14 5 (0.39%) German Language
14 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 577 (44.73%) Developer
2 188 (14.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 157 (12.17%) AWS Engineer
4 148 (11.47%) Java Developer
5 146 (11.32%) AWS DevOps
6 145 (11.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 99 (7.67%) Senior Developer
8 94 (7.29%) .NET Developer
9 92 (7.13%) C# Developer
9 92 (7.13%) React Developer
10 84 (6.51%) Lead Developer
11 79 (6.12%) Analyst
12 72 (5.58%) Software Engineer
13 70 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
14 62 (4.81%) Project Manager
15 61 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 59 (4.57%) Angular Developer
17 55 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
18 53 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
19 49 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (18.99%) .NET
2 225 (17.44%) AngularJS
3 201 (15.58%) HTML
4 187 (14.50%) React
5 185 (14.34%) CSS
6 149 (11.55%) Spring
7 120 (9.30%) .NET Core
7 120 (9.30%) REST
8 119 (9.22%) Node.js
9 117 (9.07%) RESTful
10 100 (7.75%) Web Services
11 95 (7.36%) ASP.NET
12 83 (6.43%) Spring Boot
13 81 (6.28%) Vue.js
14 78 (6.05%) Hibernate
15 72 (5.58%) HTML5
16 66 (5.12%) XML
17 63 (4.88%) .NET Framework
18 61 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 60 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.36%) User Experience
2 76 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.79%) iPad
7 19 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 19 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.16%) e-Learning
10 14 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.09%) NHS
11 11 (0.85%) Cloud Native
12 8 (0.62%) FMCG
12 8 (0.62%) Smart City
13 7 (0.54%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.47%) Blog
14 6 (0.47%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.47%) Reinsurance
15 5 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 249 (19.30%) Linux
2 69 (5.35%) Windows
3 40 (3.10%) Android
4 39 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.48%) Unix
6 31 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,159 (89.84%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (42.71%) DevOps
3 276 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
4 260 (20.16%) TDD
5 219 (16.98%) Microservices
6 188 (14.57%) Kanban
7 177 (13.72%) Deployment Automation
8 171 (13.26%) Test Automation
9 166 (12.87%) Migration
9 166 (12.87%) Software Engineering
10 138 (10.70%) Mentoring
11 126 (9.77%) BDD
11 126 (9.77%) SDLC
12 122 (9.46%) MVC
13 102 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
14 100 (7.75%) Project Management
15 91 (7.05%) Front End Development
16 84 (6.51%) Fintech
17 77 (5.97%) E-Commerce
18 76 (5.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 412 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 346 (26.82%) Java
3 302 (23.41%) SQL
4 293 (22.71%) C#
5 187 (14.50%) TypeScript
6 123 (9.53%) Python
7 77 (5.97%) PHP
8 47 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 42 (3.26%) Go
10 41 (3.18%) ES6
11 33 (2.56%) Ruby
12 25 (1.94%) C++
13 24 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.71%) Groovy
15 21 (1.63%) C
16 19 (1.47%) Java 8
17 15 (1.16%) Kotlin
18 14 (1.09%) R
19 12 (0.93%) F#
19 12 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 98 (7.60%) Degree
2 50 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.93%) ISEB
7 11 (0.85%) PMP
8 7 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.31%) APMP
10 4 (0.31%) CISSP
10 4 (0.31%) HND
10 4 (0.31%) IIBA
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.23%) MCPD
12 2 (0.16%) APMG
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (10.78%) QA
2 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.47%) PMO
4 5 (0.39%) NIST
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) GDPR
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) WCAG
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.078%) JTAG
7 1 (0.078%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.078%) PSD2
7 1 (0.078%) SEPA
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 391 (30.31%) Docker
2 23 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 300 (23.26%) Kubernetes
2 204 (15.81%) Terraform
3 181 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
4 171 (13.26%) Puppet
5 61 (4.73%) Ansible
6 20 (1.55%) Packer
7 13 (1.01%) Rancher
8 10 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.70%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.39%) Kibana
11 4 (0.31%) Nagios
12 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.078%) FlexNet
13 1 (0.078%) MIIS
Vendors
1 144 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.36%) Oracle
3 58 (4.50%) Google
4 39 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (2.48%) Atlassian
6 28 (2.17%) VMware
7 27 (2.09%) Adobe
8 26 (2.02%) SAP
9 16 (1.24%) BT
9 16 (1.24%) New Relic
10 14 (1.09%) Aquila
10 14 (1.09%) Sitecore
11 12 (0.93%) Elastic Path
11 12 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 11 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.78%) Apple
14 9 (0.70%) hybris
15 8 (0.62%) Xamarin
16 7 (0.54%) BiZZdesign
17 6 (0.47%) Blue Prism