Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1,706 547 801
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.00% 8.57% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 9.21% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,420 471 700
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,188 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £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 15,811 5,938 7,362
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.69% 93.01% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13,292 5,056 6,267
10th Percentile £34,567 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 11 May 2021.

Scrum salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 1,540 (90.27%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (37.81%) DevOps
3 565 (33.12%) JavaScript
4 502 (29.43%) Azure
5 477 (27.96%) Java
6 465 (27.26%) AWS
7 457 (26.79%) Docker
8 418 (24.50%) Git (software)
9 393 (23.04%) C#
10 377 (22.10%) SQL
11 364 (21.34%) Social Skills
12 345 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
13 341 (19.99%) TDD
14 339 (19.87%) Kubernetes
15 326 (19.11%) Microservices
16 318 (18.64%) .NET
17 293 (17.17%) Finance
18 288 (16.88%) HTML
19 287 (16.82%) React
20 286 (16.76%) AngularJS
21 281 (16.47%) Kanban
22 272 (15.94%) Linux
23 262 (15.36%) TypeScript
24 256 (15.01%) Test Automation
25 255 (14.95%) Jenkins
25 255 (14.95%) CSS
26 252 (14.77%) JIRA
27 233 (13.66%) Software Engineering
28 222 (13.01%) Mentoring
29 221 (12.95%) Spring

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
1 118 (6.92%) Confluence
2 85 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (3.99%) CMS
4 44 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.82%) Umbraco
7 23 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 19 (1.11%) JBoss
8 19 (1.11%) Kentico
8 19 (1.11%) nginx
9 15 (0.88%) Drupal
10 14 (0.82%) Mule
10 14 (0.82%) Red Hat Fuse
11 13 (0.76%) Mule ESB
12 11 (0.64%) IIS
13 8 (0.47%) Apache
13 8 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.41%) WordPress
15 5 (0.29%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.64%) Sketch
3 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.41%) Zeplin
5 6 (0.35%) InVision
5 6 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.29%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.29%) Figma
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.059%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 24 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.94%) Shopify
3 9 (0.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.059%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.059%) Maximo
5 1 (0.059%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.059%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.059%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.059%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 502 (29.43%) Azure
2 465 (27.26%) AWS
3 152 (8.91%) GCP
4 139 (8.15%) SaaS
5 123 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 84 (4.92%) GitHub
7 55 (3.22%) Serverless
8 39 (2.29%) Power Platform
9 37 (2.17%) PaaS
10 33 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
11 27 (1.58%) Slack
12 26 (1.52%) IaaS
13 23 (1.35%) npm
14 21 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (1.17%) Azure Logic Apps
16 18 (1.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 17 (1.00%) Azure Functions
17 17 (1.00%) Azure Stack
18 15 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.35%) HTTP
2 14 (0.82%) Firewall
3 10 (0.59%) Internet
4 7 (0.41%) Skype
4 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.29%) DNS
5 5 (0.29%) IKE
6 4 (0.23%) DMZ
6 4 (0.23%) H.323
6 4 (0.23%) Network Security
6 4 (0.23%) RTP
7 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.18%) DLNA
7 3 (0.18%) Intranet
7 3 (0.18%) UPnP
7 3 (0.18%) VPN
7 3 (0.18%) WAN
7 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.12%) LAN
8 2 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 152 (8.91%) MongoDB
3 119 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 115 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 106 (6.21%) MySQL
6 86 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 74 (4.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 36 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (1.93%) Big Data
9 33 (1.93%) Power BI
10 31 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.64%) Redis
15 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.59%) Tableau
16 9 (0.53%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 418 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 255 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 252 (14.77%) JIRA
4 82 (4.81%) Cucumber
5 80 (4.69%) Selenium
6 64 (3.75%) Maven
7 62 (3.63%) GitLab
8 61 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 60 (3.52%) TeamCity
10 46 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 45 (2.64%) JUnit
12 37 (2.17%) IntelliJ
13 36 (2.11%) Subversion
14 34 (1.99%) Bitbucket
15 30 (1.76%) Artifactory
16 29 (1.70%) Gradle
17 28 (1.64%) webpack
18 25 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
19 23 (1.35%) Cypress.io
20 22 (1.29%) WebDriver
General
1 364 (21.34%) Social Skills
2 293 (17.17%) Finance
3 133 (7.80%) Marketing
4 122 (7.15%) Retail
5 106 (6.21%) Public Sector
6 92 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (3.34%) Electronics
8 50 (2.93%) Games
9 41 (2.40%) Telecoms
10 38 (2.23%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.82%) Back Office
11 31 (1.82%) Banking
12 30 (1.76%) Law
12 30 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
13 15 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
14 14 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
15 13 (0.76%) Legal
16 12 (0.70%) Advertising
17 10 (0.59%) Avionics
18 9 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 733 (42.97%) Developer
2 193 (11.31%) Java Developer
3 181 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 136 (7.97%) Senior Developer
5 129 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 119 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
6 119 (6.98%) React Developer
7 117 (6.86%) Lead Developer
8 113 (6.62%) AWS DevOps
8 113 (6.62%) C# Developer
9 112 (6.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 109 (6.39%) Software Engineer
11 98 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
12 95 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
13 91 (5.33%) Analyst
14 86 (5.04%) Angular Developer
15 79 (4.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 77 (4.51%) Project Manager
17 73 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
18 60 (3.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (18.64%) .NET
2 288 (16.88%) HTML
3 287 (16.82%) React
4 286 (16.76%) AngularJS
5 255 (14.95%) CSS
6 221 (12.95%) Spring
7 192 (11.25%) Node.js
8 179 (10.49%) REST
9 149 (8.73%) RESTful
10 140 (8.21%) .NET Core
11 129 (7.56%) Spring Boot
12 119 (6.98%) Web Services
13 109 (6.39%) Hibernate
14 108 (6.33%) HTML5
15 106 (6.21%) Vue.js
16 98 (5.74%) ASP.NET
17 87 (5.10%) CSS3
18 65 (3.81%) Laravel
18 65 (3.81%) SOAP
19 64 (3.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 153 (8.97%) User Experience
2 98 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 63 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (3.52%) iPad
5 41 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 31 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.70%) Data Structures
9 23 (1.35%) Cloud Native
10 16 (0.94%) NHS
10 16 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 14 (0.82%) e-Learning
11 14 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
12 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.76%) FMCG
13 12 (0.70%) New Media
14 9 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.47%) Smart City
16 6 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 272 (15.94%) Linux
2 100 (5.86%) Windows
3 47 (2.75%) Android
4 46 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.34%) Unix
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.12%) SUSE
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.059%) CentOS
9 1 (0.059%) Fedora
9 1 (0.059%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,540 (90.27%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (37.81%) DevOps
3 345 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
4 341 (19.99%) TDD
5 326 (19.11%) Microservices
6 281 (16.47%) Kanban
7 256 (15.01%) Test Automation
8 233 (13.66%) Software Engineering
9 222 (13.01%) Mentoring
10 205 (12.02%) SDLC
11 194 (11.37%) BDD
12 177 (10.38%) Deployment Automation
13 159 (9.32%) Migration
13 159 (9.32%) Project Management
14 139 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
14 139 (8.15%) User Stories
15 136 (7.97%) E-Commerce
16 124 (7.27%) Front End Development
17 120 (7.03%) MVC
18 116 (6.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 565 (33.12%) JavaScript
2 477 (27.96%) Java
3 393 (23.04%) C#
4 377 (22.10%) SQL
5 262 (15.36%) TypeScript
6 150 (8.79%) Python
7 116 (6.80%) PHP
8 64 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 61 (3.58%) ES6
10 48 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 41 (2.40%) Ruby
12 38 (2.23%) C++
13 32 (1.88%) Go
14 30 (1.76%) C
15 29 (1.70%) Kotlin
15 29 (1.70%) Scala
16 26 (1.52%) Java 8
17 24 (1.41%) Groovy
18 11 (0.64%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 156 (9.14%) Degree
2 63 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 41 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 40 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.82%) ISEB
8 13 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.64%) PMP
11 10 (0.59%) MCSD
12 8 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.29%) IIBA
14 4 (0.23%) APMP
14 4 (0.23%) CSPO
14 4 (0.23%) HND
15 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.12%) CISSP
16 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (12.02%) QA
2 18 (1.06%) GDPR
2 18 (1.06%) NIST
3 11 (0.64%) SLA
4 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.29%) WCAG
5 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.23%) PMO
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.059%) JTAG
8 1 (0.059%) NIST 800
System Software
1 457 (26.79%) Docker
2 31 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.12%) Ceph
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Gluster
6 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.059%) LXC
7 1 (0.059%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 339 (19.87%) Kubernetes
2 213 (12.49%) Terraform
3 176 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
4 167 (9.79%) Puppet
5 91 (5.33%) Ansible
6 31 (1.82%) Packer
7 29 (1.70%) Rancher
8 14 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (0.47%) Kibana
10 6 (0.35%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.23%) Nagios
12 3 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.12%) Consul
13 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.12%) Grafana
13 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.12%) Istio
13 2 (0.12%) linkerd
13 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.059%) SCCM
Vendors
1 205 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.74%) Oracle
3 73 (4.28%) Google
4 50 (2.93%) SAP
5 40 (2.34%) Mercator
5 40 (2.34%) VMware
6 38 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (1.76%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.35%) Adobe
8 23 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 18 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 14 (0.82%) Aquila
10 14 (0.82%) BT
10 14 (0.82%) Elastic Path
11 12 (0.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 11 (0.64%) IBM
13 10 (0.59%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.53%) Zend
15 8 (0.47%) Kony
16 7 (0.41%) CyberArk