Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 2,489 486 623
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.64% 9.16% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 9.80% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,872 434 533
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,738 £47,125 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £86,000 £90,000 £78,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 24,474 4,958 7,488
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 94.81% 93.48% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,018 4,407 6,512
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,039 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 20 September 2021.

Scrum salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 2,244 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (31.38%) DevOps
3 766 (30.78%) Azure
4 694 (27.88%) JavaScript
5 636 (25.55%) C#
6 607 (24.39%) Git (software)
7 584 (23.46%) SQL
7 584 (23.46%) Social Skills
8 568 (22.82%) AWS
9 550 (22.10%) .NET
10 527 (21.17%) Java
11 524 (21.05%) TDD
12 510 (20.49%) Microservices
13 504 (20.25%) React
13 504 (20.25%) Finance
14 485 (19.49%) Docker
15 483 (19.41%) Kanban
16 418 (16.79%) Software Engineering
17 410 (16.47%) Full Stack Development
18 408 (16.39%) Kubernetes
19 394 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
20 391 (15.71%) Test Automation
21 382 (15.35%) HTML
22 347 (13.94%) Mentoring
23 340 (13.66%) Microsoft
24 334 (13.42%) BDD
25 333 (13.38%) AngularJS
26 322 (12.94%) CSS
27 317 (12.74%) Linux
28 312 (12.54%) JIRA

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
1 142 (5.71%) Confluence
2 81 (3.25%) CMS
3 75 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 20 (0.80%) nginx
6 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.56%) Documentum
8 13 (0.52%) IIS
9 12 (0.48%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.44%) Apache
10 11 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.44%) Drupal
11 10 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.20%) Headless CMS
12 5 (0.20%) JBoss
12 5 (0.20%) OnBase
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.16%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.64%) Sketch
4 14 (0.56%) InVision
5 11 (0.44%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.36%) Zeplin
7 8 (0.32%) Figma
7 8 (0.32%) Windchill
8 7 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.20%) EngageOne
11 4 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.080%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.080%) Marvel
13 2 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (1.61%) Shopify
2 32 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 17 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.56%) Magento
6 13 (0.52%) TrackWise
7 11 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.080%) Maximo
11 2 (0.080%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.080%) R3 Corda
11 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.040%) ProductWriter
12 1 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.040%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 766 (30.78%) Azure
2 568 (22.82%) AWS
3 229 (9.20%) SaaS
4 157 (6.31%) GCP
5 139 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 91 (3.66%) Serverless
7 57 (2.29%) GitHub
7 57 (2.29%) Power Platform
8 52 (2.09%) Amazon S3
9 48 (1.93%) PaaS
10 41 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
11 35 (1.41%) OpenShift
12 34 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
13 33 (1.33%) IaaS
14 31 (1.25%) Azure Functions
15 30 (1.21%) Microsoft 365
16 27 (1.08%) Azure Logic Apps
17 24 (0.96%) npm
18 22 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
19 21 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.80%) HTTP
2 16 (0.64%) Firewall
3 12 (0.48%) Internet
4 5 (0.20%) IPv4
4 5 (0.20%) LAN
4 5 (0.20%) WAN
5 4 (0.16%) FTP
5 4 (0.16%) H.323
5 4 (0.16%) RTP
5 4 (0.16%) SCCP
6 3 (0.12%) Broadband
6 3 (0.12%) IKE
6 3 (0.12%) Network Security
6 3 (0.12%) SSL
7 2 (0.080%) Calico
7 2 (0.080%) DNS
7 2 (0.080%) Skype
7 2 (0.080%) SMS
7 2 (0.080%) VPN
7 2 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 259 (10.41%) NoSQL
3 147 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 137 (5.50%) MySQL
5 135 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 119 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 56 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (2.13%) Big Data
10 45 (1.81%) Power BI
11 39 (1.57%) Redis
12 34 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (0.92%) Data Lake
15 23 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
18 16 (0.64%) Blockchain
19 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 607 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 312 (12.54%) JIRA
3 240 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 106 (4.26%) Selenium
5 86 (3.46%) Visual Studio
6 69 (2.77%) GitLab
7 63 (2.53%) webpack
8 62 (2.49%) TeamCity
9 55 (2.21%) Cucumber
10 53 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 52 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 47 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 47 (1.89%) SpecFlow
13 43 (1.73%) Gradle
14 40 (1.61%) Cypress.io
15 39 (1.57%) CircleCI
16 38 (1.53%) JUnit
16 38 (1.53%) Maven
17 32 (1.29%) WebDriver
18 31 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 584 (23.46%) Social Skills
2 504 (20.25%) Finance
3 192 (7.71%) Public Sector
4 185 (7.43%) Retail
5 161 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
6 138 (5.54%) Marketing
7 116 (4.66%) Banking
8 67 (2.69%) Telecoms
9 64 (2.57%) Manufacturing
10 61 (2.45%) Electronics
11 52 (2.09%) Games
12 48 (1.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 47 (1.89%) Legal
14 36 (1.45%) Advertising
15 32 (1.29%) Financial Institution
16 29 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
17 28 (1.12%) Law
18 24 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
18 24 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
19 22 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 954 (38.33%) Developer
2 218 (8.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 200 (8.04%) C# Developer
4 197 (7.91%) .NET Developer
4 197 (7.91%) Senior Developer
5 187 (7.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 172 (6.91%) Java Developer
7 171 (6.87%) React Developer
8 155 (6.23%) Software Engineer
9 137 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
10 134 (5.38%) Analyst
11 128 (5.14%) PHP Developer
12 120 (4.82%) Scrum Master
13 112 (4.50%) AWS DevOps
14 111 (4.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 107 (4.30%) Project Manager
16 106 (4.26%) Software Developer
17 105 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 95 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
19 81 (3.25%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (22.10%) .NET
2 504 (20.25%) React
3 382 (15.35%) HTML
4 333 (13.38%) AngularJS
5 322 (12.94%) CSS
6 291 (11.69%) .NET Core
6 291 (11.69%) Node.js
7 286 (11.49%) REST
8 263 (10.57%) Web Services
9 243 (9.76%) RESTful
10 185 (7.43%) Spring
11 163 (6.55%) ASP.NET
12 144 (5.79%) .NET Framework
13 130 (5.22%) Vue.js
14 122 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 113 (4.54%) HTML5
16 109 (4.38%) Spring Boot
17 108 (4.34%) JSON
18 100 (4.02%) SOAP
19 94 (3.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 241 (9.68%) User Experience
2 112 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 110 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (2.33%) iPad
6 52 (2.09%) Virtual Team
7 51 (2.05%) Cloud Native
8 50 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (2.01%) Tandem
9 43 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 32 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.25%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.08%) FMCG
13 25 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 22 (0.88%) Life Science
16 17 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
17 16 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
18 15 (0.60%) New Media
19 13 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 317 (12.74%) Linux
2 140 (5.62%) Windows
3 60 (2.41%) Android
4 50 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 47 (1.89%) Unix
6 32 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.20%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.16%) CentOS
9 3 (0.12%) Fedora
9 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.080%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.080%) SUSE
10 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.040%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.040%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.040%) Debian
11 1 (0.040%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,244 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (31.38%) DevOps
3 524 (21.05%) TDD
4 510 (20.49%) Microservices
5 483 (19.41%) Kanban
6 418 (16.79%) Software Engineering
7 410 (16.47%) Full Stack Development
8 394 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
9 391 (15.71%) Test Automation
10 347 (13.94%) Mentoring
11 334 (13.42%) BDD
12 262 (10.53%) SDLC
13 253 (10.16%) MVC
14 247 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
15 225 (9.04%) User Stories
16 224 (9.00%) Project Management
17 209 (8.40%) Migration
18 195 (7.83%) Front End Development
19 192 (7.71%) Coaching
20 186 (7.47%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 694 (27.88%) JavaScript
2 636 (25.55%) C#
3 584 (23.46%) SQL
4 527 (21.17%) Java
5 297 (11.93%) TypeScript
6 240 (9.64%) Python
7 204 (8.20%) PHP
8 104 (4.18%) PowerShell
9 58 (2.33%) Ruby
10 57 (2.29%) Scala
11 54 (2.17%) Java 8
12 42 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 40 (1.61%) ES6
14 39 (1.57%) Kotlin
15 36 (1.45%) C++
16 30 (1.21%) C
16 30 (1.21%) Java 11
17 29 (1.17%) Go
18 27 (1.08%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 243 (9.76%) Degree
2 77 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 66 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 46 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 23 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.68%) ISEB
11 15 (0.60%) MCSD
12 14 (0.56%) PMP
13 12 (0.48%) CSPO
14 11 (0.44%) HNC
15 10 (0.40%) AWS Certification
16 9 (0.36%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.32%) Master's Degree
18 7 (0.28%) PhD
19 6 (0.24%) CISSP
20 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (11.65%) QA
2 120 (4.82%) Accessibility
3 32 (1.29%) GDPR
4 25 (1.00%) SLA
5 22 (0.88%) NIST
6 9 (0.36%) PMO
6 9 (0.36%) WCAG
7 8 (0.32%) ISO 13485
8 7 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.080%) DICOM
10 2 (0.080%) GRC
11 1 (0.040%) HL7
11 1 (0.040%) NCSC
11 1 (0.040%) PMBOK
System Software
1 485 (19.49%) Docker
2 40 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.16%) Firmware
5 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.080%) Ceph
7 2 (0.080%) Gluster
7 2 (0.080%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.040%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.040%) iptables
Systems Management
1 408 (16.39%) Kubernetes
2 228 (9.16%) Terraform
3 189 (7.59%) Puppet
4 187 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
5 120 (4.82%) Ansible
6 36 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (0.52%) Rancher
8 12 (0.48%) HP ALM
8 12 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.40%) Packer
10 8 (0.32%) Grafana
10 8 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.24%) SCCM
11 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.20%) Kibana
12 5 (0.20%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.16%) logstash
13 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 340 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 124 (4.98%) Oracle
3 96 (3.86%) Google
4 85 (3.42%) SAP
5 78 (3.13%) Mercator
6 44 (1.77%) Atlassian
7 42 (1.69%) IBM
8 39 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (1.49%) VMware
10 31 (1.25%) Adobe
11 30 (1.21%) Elastic Path
12 28 (1.12%) ServiceNow
13 20 (0.80%) HP
14 19 (0.76%) JD Edwards
14 19 (0.76%) Zend
15 18 (0.72%) Pega
16 16 (0.64%) MuleSoft
17 15 (0.60%) CyberArk
17 15 (0.60%) ForgeRock
18 14 (0.56%) Xamarin