The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 38 27 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 100 139 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.43% 7.44% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 9.35% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 88 83 51
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Cheshire

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Scrum
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 50 £35,000 - 3
Macclesfield +19 14 £28,500 -41.83% 2
Knutsford +22 10 £41,250 - 1
Chester -25 9 £37,500 -6.83%
Wilmslow -5 4 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Northwich - 4 £27,500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 129 (59.72%) .NET
2 128 (59.26%) TDD
3 120 (55.56%) C#
4 109 (50.46%) MVC
5 106 (49.07%) ASP.NET
6 96 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 89 (41.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 86 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (35.19%) Kanban
10 74 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (32.87%) NUnit
11 71 (32.87%) Dependency Injection
12 70 (32.41%) Rhino Mocks
12 70 (32.41%) Castle Windsor
12 70 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 66 (30.56%) Ninject
13 66 (30.56%) Moq
13 66 (30.56%) Inversion of Control
13 66 (30.56%) MSTest
13 66 (30.56%) Unity DI Container
13 66 (30.56%) Spring.NET
14 65 (30.09%) JavaScript
15 59 (27.31%) OO
16 58 (26.85%) jQuery
17 57 (26.39%) OOP
17 57 (26.39%) HTML
18 56 (25.93%) CSS
19 55 (25.46%) WCF
20 53 (24.54%) WinForms
21 52 (24.07%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.24%) Apache
3 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.46%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.85%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Magento
2 3 (1.39%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.63%) Trello
2 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Route 53
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.85%) AMQP
3 3 (1.39%) DNS
3 3 (1.39%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 41 (18.98%) MySQL
3 21 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.17%) Big Data
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.85%) OLAP
7 4 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 71 (32.87%) NUnit
2 70 (32.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 66 (30.56%) Moq
3 66 (30.56%) MSTest
4 33 (15.28%) Subversion
5 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 20 (9.26%) PHPUnit
7 14 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (6.02%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.31%) JIRA
10 4 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.39%) Maven
12 2 (0.93%) Selenium
12 2 (0.93%) JUnit
12 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.46%) Grunt
13 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.46%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (6.48%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Retail
3 5 (2.31%) Games
3 5 (2.31%) Marketing
4 3 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.93%) Automotive
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 162 (75.00%) Developer
2 90 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 28 (12.96%) PHP Developer
4 19 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.94%) Graduate
5 15 (6.94%) Junior
5 15 (6.94%) Analyst
5 15 (6.94%) Junior .NET Developer
5 15 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (6.94%) Junior Developer
5 15 (6.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 12 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.63%) Team Leader
7 10 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.63%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (4.17%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (59.72%) .NET
2 106 (49.07%) ASP.NET
3 89 (41.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (32.41%) Castle Windsor
4 70 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 66 (30.56%) Ninject
5 66 (30.56%) Unity DI Container
5 66 (30.56%) Spring.NET
6 58 (26.85%) jQuery
7 57 (26.39%) HTML
8 56 (25.93%) CSS
9 55 (25.46%) WCF
10 53 (24.54%) WinForms
11 45 (20.83%) WPF
11 45 (20.83%) Razor View Engine
12 35 (16.20%) XML
13 34 (15.74%) .NET Framework
14 25 (11.57%) Zend Framework
15 18 (8.33%) Web Services
15 18 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.56%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.63%) NHS
4 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.85%) Social Network
6 3 (1.39%) SystemC
6 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) iPhone
7 2 (0.93%) Online Games
7 2 (0.93%) Informatics
7 2 (0.93%) Life Science
7 2 (0.93%) PMI
7 2 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.46%) CUDA
8 1 (0.46%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.69%) Windows
2 22 (10.19%) Linux
3 5 (2.31%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Android
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (59.26%) TDD
2 109 (50.46%) MVC
3 86 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (35.19%) Kanban
5 74 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (32.87%) Dependency Injection
7 59 (27.31%) OO
8 57 (26.39%) OOP
9 52 (24.07%) Web Application Development
10 41 (18.98%) MVVM
11 34 (15.74%) E-Commerce
12 29 (13.43%) Software Engineering
13 27 (12.50%) Pair Programming
13 27 (12.50%) OOD
14 25 (11.57%) OOA/OOD
15 23 (10.65%) Unit Testing
15 23 (10.65%) PRINCE2
16 21 (9.72%) Project Management
17 19 (8.80%) B2B
18 17 (7.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 120 (55.56%) C#
2 65 (30.09%) JavaScript
3 52 (24.07%) SQL
4 42 (19.44%) PHP
5 29 (13.43%) VB.NET
5 29 (13.43%) Java
6 19 (8.80%) Bash Shell
6 19 (8.80%) PHP5
6 19 (8.80%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.48%) VB
9 13 (6.02%) C++
10 10 (4.63%) C
11 7 (3.24%) Ruby
12 5 (2.31%) Perl
13 3 (1.39%) Python
14 1 (0.46%) XQuery
14 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (23.15%) MCP
1 50 (23.15%) MCAD
1 50 (23.15%) MCSD
1 50 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 50 (23.15%) MCTS
2 13 (6.02%) Degree
3 10 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.24%) ISEB
5 7 (3.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (14.35%) Zend
2 9 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.70%) Oracle
4 6 (2.78%) Informatica
5 4 (1.85%) JBoss
5 4 (1.85%) ATG
5 4 (1.85%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.85%) hybris
6 3 (1.39%) McKesson
6 3 (1.39%) IBM
6 3 (1.39%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.46%) Twitter
8 1 (0.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum Excellent market rate + bens.
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 16 days ago