The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.86% 4.90% 16.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 6.80% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +5.59%
Scrum
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 103 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 76.39% 72.03% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 93 27
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Scrum
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Chelmsford region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) MSTest
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (62.50%) Moq
2 5 (62.50%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (62.50%) Ninject
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) NUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Spring.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MSTest
2 5 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (62.50%) Moq
2 5 (62.50%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (62.50%) Ninject
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) WPF
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Spring.NET
1 5 (62.50%) WinForms
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft