Period
to 27 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 2,851 1,033 675
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.62% 9.24% 9.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 9.85% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,933 915 554
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -7.08%
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 28,177 10,482 6,829
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 95.04% 93.77% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21,599 9,261 5,930
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £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 £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 January 2022.

Scrum salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 2,558 (89.72%) Agile Software Development
2 940 (32.97%) Azure
3 839 (29.43%) C#
4 825 (28.94%) DevOps
5 749 (26.27%) JavaScript
6 748 (26.24%) Finance
7 730 (25.61%) Social Skills
8 706 (24.76%) CI/CD
9 686 (24.06%) .NET
10 675 (23.68%) AWS
11 643 (22.55%) Kanban
12 617 (21.64%) SQL
13 596 (20.90%) Software Engineering
14 573 (20.10%) Java
15 521 (18.27%) Git (software)
16 501 (17.57%) TDD
17 491 (17.22%) Microservices
18 485 (17.01%) Docker
19 482 (16.91%) Test Automation
20 474 (16.63%) Microsoft
21 448 (15.71%) React
22 438 (15.36%) HTML
23 430 (15.08%) Mentoring
24 395 (13.85%) Kubernetes
24 395 (13.85%) Full Stack Development
24 395 (13.85%) CSS
25 391 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
26 353 (12.38%) Project Management
27 351 (12.31%) BDD
28 345 (12.10%) SaaS

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
1 121 (4.24%) Confluence
2 64 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.37%) CMS
4 35 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (1.12%) IIS
6 24 (0.84%) Apache
7 21 (0.74%) Documentum
8 18 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.32%) Appian
10 8 (0.28%) nginx
10 8 (0.28%) OnBase
11 6 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.21%) JBoss
11 6 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.21%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.14%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.11%) Mendix
13 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.56%) Windchill
4 14 (0.49%) InVision
5 13 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.35%) Sketch
8 7 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.25%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.21%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.070%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.070%) Marvel
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 61 (2.14%) NetSuite
2 34 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.70%) Summit
3 20 (0.70%) TrackWise
4 18 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 10 (0.35%) Shopify
6 9 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.25%) Maximo
9 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.070%) Magento
11 2 (0.070%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.070%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 940 (32.97%) Azure
2 675 (23.68%) AWS
3 345 (12.10%) SaaS
4 228 (8.00%) GCP
5 144 (5.05%) Serverless
6 105 (3.68%) PaaS
7 92 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 63 (2.21%) Power Platform
9 59 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
10 56 (1.96%) GitHub
11 46 (1.61%) Amazon S3
12 45 (1.58%) OpenShift
13 42 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
13 42 (1.47%) IaaS
14 41 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
15 40 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
16 34 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
16 34 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
17 26 (0.91%) Firebase
17 26 (0.91%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.40%) HTTP
2 32 (1.12%) Internet
3 22 (0.77%) VoIP
4 12 (0.42%) Network Security
5 9 (0.32%) MQTT
5 9 (0.32%) PPP
6 8 (0.28%) SSL
6 8 (0.28%) UPnP
7 7 (0.25%) FTP
7 7 (0.25%) IPv6
7 7 (0.25%) RTSP
7 7 (0.25%) SSH
8 5 (0.18%) DSL
8 5 (0.18%) VPN
9 3 (0.11%) DNS
9 3 (0.11%) SMTP
9 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.070%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.070%) WebEx
10 2 (0.070%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 198 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 157 (5.51%) MySQL
4 131 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 117 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 116 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
7 105 (3.68%) Redis
8 95 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (2.10%) Power BI
11 57 (2.00%) Big Data
12 38 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 38 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (1.05%) Blockchain
15 25 (0.88%) InfluxDB
16 22 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 21 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (0.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 521 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 320 (11.22%) JIRA
3 262 (9.19%) Jenkins
4 113 (3.96%) Selenium
5 112 (3.93%) GitLab
6 89 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 81 (2.84%) Visual Studio
8 73 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 61 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 60 (2.10%) SpecFlow
11 46 (1.61%) webpack
12 43 (1.51%) Cypress.io
13 41 (1.44%) SonarQube
14 34 (1.19%) WebDriver
15 32 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 32 (1.12%) Postman
16 29 (1.02%) TeamCity
17 27 (0.95%) Gradle
17 27 (0.95%) gulp
18 26 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 748 (26.24%) Finance
2 730 (25.61%) Social Skills
3 267 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
4 215 (7.54%) Retail
5 204 (7.16%) Public Sector
6 160 (5.61%) Banking
7 122 (4.28%) Marketing
8 87 (3.05%) Advertising
9 74 (2.60%) Telecoms
10 66 (2.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 61 (2.14%) Manufacturing
12 56 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
13 53 (1.86%) Electronics
14 49 (1.72%) Legal
15 44 (1.54%) Law
16 42 (1.47%) Automotive
16 42 (1.47%) Games
17 41 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
18 35 (1.23%) Financial Institution
19 33 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 984 (34.51%) Developer
2 256 (8.98%) Software Engineer
3 216 (7.58%) Senior Developer
4 209 (7.33%) .NET Developer
5 204 (7.16%) C# Developer
6 198 (6.94%) Project Manager
7 173 (6.07%) Scrum Master
8 167 (5.86%) Analyst
8 167 (5.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 165 (5.79%) Java Developer
10 156 (5.47%) Software Developer
11 117 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 115 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
13 111 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 102 (3.58%) Product Owner
15 101 (3.54%) Architect
16 100 (3.51%) Java Engineer
17 97 (3.40%) React Developer
18 94 (3.30%) Business Analyst
19 84 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (24.06%) .NET
2 448 (15.71%) React
3 438 (15.36%) HTML
4 395 (13.85%) CSS
5 309 (10.84%) .NET Core
6 283 (9.93%) Node.js
7 276 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 270 (9.47%) REST
9 224 (7.86%) RESTful
10 218 (7.65%) JSON
11 201 (7.05%) Web Services
12 200 (7.02%) Spring
13 177 (6.21%) XML
14 166 (5.82%) ASP.NET
15 164 (5.75%) Spring Boot
16 156 (5.47%) .NET Framework
17 154 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 152 (5.33%) HTML5
19 148 (5.19%) jQuery
20 127 (4.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 283 (9.93%) User Experience
2 166 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
3 140 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 87 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (2.98%) Public Cloud
6 78 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.28%) iPad
8 64 (2.24%) Analytical Mindset
9 63 (2.21%) Cloud Native
10 49 (1.72%) Virtual Team
11 45 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 43 (1.51%) Tandem
13 34 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 34 (1.19%) Life Science
14 32 (1.12%) Algorithms
15 30 (1.05%) N-Tier
16 28 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
17 22 (0.77%) e-Health
18 21 (0.74%) Handset
18 21 (0.74%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 225 (7.89%) Linux
2 145 (5.09%) Windows
3 78 (2.74%) Android
4 62 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.47%) Unix
6 30 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.35%) Debian
10 8 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,558 (89.72%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (28.94%) DevOps
3 706 (24.76%) CI/CD
4 643 (22.55%) Kanban
5 596 (20.90%) Software Engineering
6 501 (17.57%) TDD
7 491 (17.22%) Microservices
8 482 (16.91%) Test Automation
9 430 (15.08%) Mentoring
10 395 (13.85%) Full Stack Development
11 391 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
12 353 (12.38%) Project Management
13 351 (12.31%) BDD
14 344 (12.07%) Coaching
15 307 (10.77%) SDLC
16 306 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
17 276 (9.68%) User Stories
18 273 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
19 251 (8.80%) Analytics
20 250 (8.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 839 (29.43%) C#
2 749 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 617 (21.64%) SQL
4 573 (20.10%) Java
5 314 (11.01%) Python
6 288 (10.10%) TypeScript
7 113 (3.96%) PHP
8 100 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 91 (3.19%) Kotlin
10 81 (2.84%) Ruby
11 70 (2.46%) C
12 69 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 61 (2.14%) Scala
14 47 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 45 (1.58%) C++
16 43 (1.51%) Go
17 41 (1.44%) Java 8
18 39 (1.37%) Bash
19 29 (1.02%) Apple Swift
20 26 (0.91%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 272 (9.54%) Degree
2 99 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 80 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 78 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 58 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 50 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 37 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 34 (1.19%) DBS Check
9 28 (0.98%) ISEB
10 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.95%) PMP
11 18 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.56%) Master's Degree
13 15 (0.53%) CSPO
14 13 (0.46%) AWS Certification
15 11 (0.39%) CISSP
16 10 (0.35%) DV Cleared
16 10 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 10 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (11.68%) QA
2 59 (2.07%) Accessibility
3 38 (1.33%) PMO
4 19 (0.67%) WCAG
5 16 (0.56%) ISO 13485
6 15 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.49%) SLA
8 9 (0.32%) NIST
9 8 (0.28%) GxP
10 5 (0.18%) COBIT
11 4 (0.14%) DICOM
11 4 (0.14%) GDPR
11 4 (0.14%) MiFID
12 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.11%) GRC
13 2 (0.070%) HL7
13 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.070%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.035%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 485 (17.01%) Docker
2 19 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.11%) Ceph
5 3 (0.11%) NFS
6 2 (0.070%) Firmware
7 1 (0.035%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.035%) iptables
7 1 (0.035%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 395 (13.85%) Kubernetes
2 215 (7.54%) Terraform
3 149 (5.23%) Ansible
4 117 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 116 (4.07%) Puppet
6 74 (2.60%) Prometheus
7 46 (1.61%) Grafana
8 31 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (0.63%) HP ALM
10 12 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.39%) Kibana
12 8 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.25%) Consul
13 7 (0.25%) FreeIPA
14 5 (0.18%) logstash
15 4 (0.14%) Graphite
15 4 (0.14%) Istio
15 4 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
15 4 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 474 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 138 (4.84%) Google
3 124 (4.35%) Oracle
4 62 (2.17%) SAP
5 59 (2.07%) Mercator
6 55 (1.93%) Adobe
7 37 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.16%) VMware
9 31 (1.09%) Apple
10 30 (1.05%) NEC
10 30 (1.05%) Northgate
11 28 (0.98%) Xamarin
12 27 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 27 (0.95%) HP
13 23 (0.81%) IBM
14 21 (0.74%) Telerik
15 20 (0.70%) Bloomberg
15 20 (0.70%) HubSpot
15 20 (0.70%) ServiceNow
16 18 (0.63%) Sparx