The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 159 99 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.28% 5.56% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 6.96% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 145 88 78
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1487 1422 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.76% 79.84% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1047 1115
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 53 £35,000 - 6
Chester +19 19 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Crewe - 15 £44,000 - 4
Ellesmere Port - 15 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow +3 12 £32,500 -21.21% 4
Alderley Edge - 4 £30,000 -
Knutsford -15 3 £40,000 - 4
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Macclesfield -6 2 £33,750 +18.42% 1
Northwich +2 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 283 (96.92%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (62.67%) .NET
3 168 (57.53%) C#
4 146 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 146 (50.00%) MVC
5 144 (49.32%) TDD
6 128 (43.84%) SQL Server
7 121 (41.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (37.67%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (31.51%) WCF
10 85 (29.11%) Dependency Injection
11 83 (28.42%) SQL
12 82 (28.08%) Web Application Development
13 80 (27.40%) HTML
14 74 (25.34%) Kanban
15 72 (24.66%) Castle Windsor
16 69 (23.63%) JavaScript
17 68 (23.29%) jQuery
18 67 (22.95%) CSS
19 64 (21.92%) NUnit
20 63 (21.58%) Rhino Mocks
20 63 (21.58%) Spring.NET
21 62 (21.23%) .NET Framework
22 60 (20.55%) Windows
22 60 (20.55%) Inversion of Control
23 59 (20.21%) Moq
24 54 (18.49%) VB.NET
24 54 (18.49%) Finance
25 53 (18.15%) MSTest
26 52 (17.81%) Ninject

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 17 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.48%) NServiceBus
3 11 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.77%) Node.js
4 7 (2.40%) CMS
5 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.37%) JBoss
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.48%) MS Project
3 8 (2.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.03%) MS Office
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Exstream
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.62%) Internet
2 10 (3.42%) HTTP
3 4 (1.37%) ATM
4 3 (1.03%) Wireless
5 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (43.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.45%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.77%) RavenDB
6 11 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.71%) JasperReports
10 5 (1.71%) MySQL
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.37%) PowerCenter
11 4 (1.37%) DB2
11 4 (1.37%) OLTP
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 64 (21.92%) NUnit
2 63 (21.58%) Rhino Mocks
3 59 (20.21%) Moq
4 53 (18.15%) MSTest
5 32 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (9.93%) Selenium
7 26 (8.90%) Visual Studio
8 16 (5.48%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.08%) JUnit
10 6 (2.05%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.05%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.05%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.71%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.71%) TestNG
11 5 (1.71%) MyEclipse
12 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.03%) Subversion
14 2 (0.68%) JIRA
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (18.49%) Finance
2 25 (8.56%) Advertising
3 22 (7.53%) Marketing
4 10 (3.42%) Retail
4 10 (3.42%) Billing
5 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.40%) Games
7 5 (1.71%) Electronics
8 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.03%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (66.78%) Developer
2 132 (45.21%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.67%) Analyst
4 26 (8.90%) Graduate
5 25 (8.56%) Junior
5 25 (8.56%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.56%) Junior Developer
5 25 (8.56%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (8.56%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (8.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 22 (7.53%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.51%) Business Analyst
8 18 (6.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (5.48%) Programmer
9 16 (5.48%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.79%) Analyst Programmer
10 14 (4.79%) .NET Programmer
11 13 (4.45%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) C# Developer
12 12 (4.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (62.67%) .NET
2 146 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 121 (41.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 92 (31.51%) WCF
5 80 (27.40%) HTML
6 72 (24.66%) Castle Windsor
7 68 (23.29%) jQuery
8 67 (22.95%) CSS
9 63 (21.58%) Spring.NET
10 62 (21.23%) .NET Framework
11 52 (17.81%) Ninject
11 52 (17.81%) Unity DI Container
12 49 (16.78%) NHibernate
13 43 (14.73%) WinForms
14 38 (13.01%) HTML5
15 36 (12.33%) WPF
16 34 (11.64%) AngularJS
17 31 (10.62%) CSS3
18 30 (10.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 30 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.55%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (9.93%) Mobile App
2 29 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.56%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.11%) User Experience
5 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.37%) BYOD
8 3 (1.03%) Tandem
8 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Social Network
10 1 (0.34%) Telematics
10 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.55%) Windows
2 12 (4.11%) Linux
3 5 (1.71%) Windows CE
3 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (96.92%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (50.00%) MVC
3 144 (49.32%) TDD
4 110 (37.67%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (29.11%) Dependency Injection
6 82 (28.08%) Web Application Development
7 74 (25.34%) Kanban
8 42 (14.38%) BDD
9 32 (10.96%) MVVM
10 28 (9.59%) OO
11 24 (8.22%) Web Development
12 23 (7.88%) Software Engineering
13 22 (7.53%) Project Management
14 21 (7.19%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.85%) E-Commerce
16 18 (6.16%) PRINCE2
17 16 (5.48%) PRINCE
18 15 (5.14%) Pair Programming
18 15 (5.14%) Business Analysis
19 14 (4.79%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (57.53%) C#
2 83 (28.42%) SQL
3 69 (23.63%) JavaScript
4 54 (18.49%) VB.NET
5 40 (13.70%) VB
6 36 (12.33%) Java
7 21 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.77%) VB6
9 9 (3.08%) PHP
9 9 (3.08%) C++
10 8 (2.74%) PHP5
11 7 (2.40%) C
12 5 (1.71%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.71%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (6.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.71%) HNC
3 5 (1.71%) HND
4 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.03%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.68%) IIBA
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.82%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.27%) Oracle
3 23 (7.88%) Facebook
4 5 (1.71%) Sybase
4 5 (1.71%) IBM
5 4 (1.37%) HP
5 4 (1.37%) Citrix
5 4 (1.37%) Informatica
6 3 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.34%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.34%) Dell
Chester, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 40k + 8% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago