Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 824 687 938
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.73% 8.89% 12.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 9.56% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,159 1,695
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.65% +13.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £83,750
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 7,843 7,186 7,168
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.62% 92.96% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6,973 6,164 6,172
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,512 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 27 November 2020.

Scrum salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 747 (90.66%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (46.72%) DevOps
3 268 (32.52%) Azure
4 267 (32.40%) AWS
5 242 (29.37%) Git (software)
6 237 (28.76%) C#
7 234 (28.40%) Docker
8 225 (27.31%) JavaScript
9 216 (26.21%) SQL
10 210 (25.49%) .NET
11 208 (25.24%) Java
12 204 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
13 196 (23.79%) TDD
14 190 (23.06%) Kubernetes
15 183 (22.21%) AngularJS
16 153 (18.57%) Linux
17 141 (17.11%) Microservices
18 140 (16.99%) Kanban
19 135 (16.38%) .NET Core
20 132 (16.02%) Web Services
20 132 (16.02%) Finance
21 130 (15.78%) Terraform
22 125 (15.17%) SQL Server
23 121 (14.68%) HTML
24 117 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
25 114 (13.83%) Puppet
25 114 (13.83%) Migration
26 112 (13.59%) React
27 111 (13.47%) CSS
28 110 (13.35%) Mentoring

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 42 (5.10%) Confluence
2 36 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.46%) CMS
6 7 (0.85%) JBoss
6 7 (0.85%) Red Hat Fuse
6 7 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.73%) IIS
7 6 (0.73%) Mule
7 6 (0.73%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.36%) nginx
8 3 (0.36%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.36%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (0.73%) InVision
1 6 (0.73%) Sketch
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.94%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.09%) R3 Corda
4 8 (0.97%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Maximo
5 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 268 (32.52%) Azure
2 267 (32.40%) AWS
3 101 (12.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 79 (9.59%) SaaS
5 59 (7.16%) GCP
6 39 (4.73%) PaaS
7 31 (3.76%) IaaS
8 29 (3.52%) Serverless
9 20 (2.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 19 (2.31%) GitHub
10 19 (2.31%) Power Platform
11 18 (2.18%) Logic Apps
12 17 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (1.94%) Akamai
13 16 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (1.94%) Slack
14 14 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (1.46%) Azure Functions
16 12 (1.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.67%) HTTP
2 21 (2.55%) DNS
3 17 (2.06%) Skype
4 11 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.73%) Firewall
6 6 (0.73%) Internet
7 4 (0.49%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.36%) IPv4
8 3 (0.36%) VLAN
9 2 (0.24%) LAN
9 2 (0.24%) Network Security
9 2 (0.24%) WAN
10 1 (0.12%) SSL
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
10 1 (0.12%) VPN
10 1 (0.12%) WEP
10 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.37%) NoSQL
3 61 (7.40%) MongoDB
4 44 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (3.40%) MySQL
6 23 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 22 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.43%) Big Data
9 18 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
11 11 (1.33%) Power BI
12 8 (0.97%) Informix
12 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.97%) Tableau
13 7 (0.85%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.85%) QlikView
13 7 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 242 (29.37%) Git (software)
2 93 (11.29%) JIRA
3 76 (9.22%) Jenkins
4 55 (6.67%) Selenium
5 33 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 25 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 25 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (2.91%) Postman
7 24 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.31%) GitLab
8 19 (2.31%) SpecFlow
9 18 (2.18%) Bitbucket
9 18 (2.18%) Maven
9 18 (2.18%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.94%) IntelliJ
10 16 (1.94%) Subversion
11 15 (1.82%) NUnit
12 14 (1.70%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.58%) JUnit
General
1 132 (16.02%) Finance
2 40 (4.85%) Marketing
3 34 (4.13%) Retail
4 27 (3.28%) Public Sector
5 24 (2.91%) Banking
6 19 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.70%) Games
8 12 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.33%) Electronics
9 11 (1.33%) Law
10 9 (1.09%) Back Office
10 9 (1.09%) French Language
10 9 (1.09%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.97%) German Language
12 7 (0.85%) Legal
13 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.73%) Front Office
14 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.49%) Publishing
16 3 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 376 (45.63%) Developer
2 129 (15.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 120 (14.56%) AWS Engineer
4 108 (13.11%) AWS DevOps
5 107 (12.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 88 (10.68%) Senior Developer
7 72 (8.74%) .NET Developer
7 72 (8.74%) C# Developer
8 71 (8.62%) Java Developer
9 53 (6.43%) Lead Developer
10 49 (5.95%) Angular Developer
11 47 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 45 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
12 45 (5.46%) React Developer
13 39 (4.73%) Software Engineer
14 38 (4.61%) Analyst
15 37 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 30 (3.64%) Software Developer
17 26 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
18 25 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (25.49%) .NET
2 183 (22.21%) AngularJS
3 135 (16.38%) .NET Core
4 132 (16.02%) Web Services
5 121 (14.68%) HTML
6 112 (13.59%) React
7 111 (13.47%) CSS
8 91 (11.04%) ASP.NET
9 83 (10.07%) RESTful
10 82 (9.95%) REST
11 78 (9.47%) Node.js
12 66 (8.01%) Spring
13 64 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (7.52%) .NET Framework
15 59 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (6.19%) Vue.js
17 48 (5.83%) JSON
18 40 (4.85%) XML
19 39 (4.73%) Spring Boot
20 38 (4.61%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.31%) User Experience
3 31 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (2.79%) Cloud Native
6 22 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.06%) FMCG
8 12 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.09%) PMI
11 8 (0.97%) Cybercrime
12 7 (0.85%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.73%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.73%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.61%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.61%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.61%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.61%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 153 (18.57%) Linux
2 36 (4.37%) Windows
3 25 (3.03%) Android
3 25 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.97%) Unix
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (90.66%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (46.72%) DevOps
3 204 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (23.79%) TDD
5 141 (17.11%) Microservices
6 140 (16.99%) Kanban
7 114 (13.83%) Migration
8 110 (13.35%) Mentoring
9 108 (13.11%) Fintech
10 107 (12.99%) Software Engineering
11 106 (12.86%) Deployment Automation
12 105 (12.74%) Test Automation
13 100 (12.14%) MVC
14 87 (10.56%) SDLC
15 74 (8.98%) BDD
16 70 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
18 57 (6.92%) Unit Testing
19 56 (6.80%) Software Delivery
20 55 (6.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (28.76%) C#
2 225 (27.31%) JavaScript
3 216 (26.21%) SQL
4 208 (25.24%) Java
5 93 (11.29%) TypeScript
6 82 (9.95%) Python
7 43 (5.22%) Go
8 32 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.64%) Ruby
10 29 (3.52%) PHP
11 22 (2.67%) C++
12 20 (2.43%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.31%) Kotlin
14 14 (1.70%) Apex Code
15 13 (1.58%) ES6
16 11 (1.33%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.33%) F#
16 11 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.33%) R
17 9 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (5.34%) Degree
2 20 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.73%) ISEB
6 6 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.73%) PMP
7 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.49%) CISSP
8 3 (0.36%) PhD
9 2 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.24%) CCNA
9 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) MCPD
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.24%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.12%) APMG
10 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (9.95%) QA
2 8 (0.97%) NIST
3 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.61%) PMO
5 3 (0.36%) PSD2
6 2 (0.24%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) SEPA
6 2 (0.24%) WCAG
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 234 (28.40%) Docker
2 18 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.49%) vSphere
5 3 (0.36%) Firmware
5 3 (0.36%) NDS
5 3 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 190 (23.06%) Kubernetes
2 130 (15.78%) Terraform
3 117 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (13.83%) Puppet
5 35 (4.25%) Ansible
6 17 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.97%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.36%) Rancher
8 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.12%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.12%) Grafana
9 1 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) MIIS
9 1 (0.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
3 33 (4.00%) Google
4 32 (3.88%) Oracle
5 26 (3.16%) SAP
6 24 (2.91%) New Relic
7 23 (2.79%) Adobe
8 18 (2.18%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.94%) hybris
9 16 (1.94%) VMware
10 12 (1.46%) Apple
11 8 (0.97%) Borland
12 4 (0.49%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.49%) Databricks
12 4 (0.49%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.49%) Spotify
12 4 (0.49%) Talend
13 3 (0.36%) Okta
13 3 (0.36%) Pardot
13 3 (0.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud