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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 26 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 99 139 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.71% 7.54% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 8.56% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 91 123 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +7 47 £35,000 - 6
Wilmslow +1 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Alderley Edge -9 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Macclesfield +9 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Knutsford +6 4 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Northwich +1 2 £52,500 +26.50%
Daresbury -2 2 £42,500 -
Chester -6 2 £42,500 -2.85% 6
Crewe +1 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 220 (98.21%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (55.36%) C#
3 110 (49.11%) .NET
4 103 (45.98%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (37.50%) MVC
6 81 (36.16%) SQL Server
7 80 (35.71%) TDD
8 75 (33.48%) ASP.NET
9 70 (31.25%) Windows
10 64 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
11 63 (28.13%) Kanban
12 62 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (27.68%) SQL
13 59 (26.34%) NUnit
13 59 (26.34%) Rhino Mocks
13 59 (26.34%) Moq
13 59 (26.34%) Inversion of Control
13 59 (26.34%) MSTest
13 59 (26.34%) Castle Windsor
13 59 (26.34%) Ninject
13 59 (26.34%) Spring.NET
13 59 (26.34%) Unity DI Container
14 55 (24.55%) Web Application Development
15 53 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 53 (23.66%) WCF
16 50 (22.32%) JavaScript
17 48 (21.43%) Degree
18 47 (20.98%) Java
19 46 (20.54%) CSS
20 40 (17.86%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.13%) JBoss
3 5 (2.23%) Node.js
3 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.23%) WordPress
4 4 (1.79%) CMS
4 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.02%) Office 365
3 4 (1.79%) GitHub
4 2 (0.89%) Heroku
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.71%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) HTTP
2 5 (2.23%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.79%) Intranet
4 2 (0.89%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (36.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.05%) MySQL
3 17 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.13%) JasperReports
6 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.79%) DB2
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.34%) Power BI
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Big Data
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.45%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 59 (26.34%) Moq
1 59 (26.34%) MSTest
1 59 (26.34%) NUnit
1 59 (26.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 22 (9.82%) Selenium
3 18 (8.04%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.25%) JIRA
7 13 (5.80%) JUnit
8 12 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.36%) Jasmine
8 12 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (5.36%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.46%) FitNesse
9 10 (4.46%) Gradle
9 10 (4.46%) HP UFT
10 7 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.13%) MyEclipse
10 7 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 29 (12.95%) Finance
2 13 (5.80%) Banking
3 11 (4.91%) Electronics
4 9 (4.02%) Marketing
5 8 (3.57%) Retail
6 7 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.23%) Advertising
8 3 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 144 (64.29%) Developer
2 87 (38.84%) .NET Developer
3 28 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 26 (11.61%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.82%) Graduate
6 22 (9.82%) Graduate Developer
7 21 (9.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 21 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 21 (9.38%) Junior
7 21 (9.38%) Junior .NET Developer
7 21 (9.38%) Junior Developer
8 20 (8.93%) Internet Developer
9 17 (7.59%) Tester
10 15 (6.70%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (5.80%) Software Tester
12 12 (5.36%) C Software Engineer
12 12 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (5.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (49.11%) .NET
2 75 (33.48%) ASP.NET
3 62 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (26.34%) Castle Windsor
4 59 (26.34%) Ninject
4 59 (26.34%) Spring.NET
4 59 (26.34%) Unity DI Container
5 53 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 53 (23.66%) WCF
6 46 (20.54%) CSS
7 40 (17.86%) HTML
8 36 (16.07%) Web Services
9 35 (15.63%) WinForms
9 35 (15.63%) WPF
10 31 (13.84%) jQuery
11 26 (11.61%) .NET Framework
12 22 (9.82%) HTML5
13 21 (9.38%) AngularJS
14 20 (8.93%) J2EE
15 19 (8.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.34%) Inversion of Control
2 39 (17.41%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.80%) User Experience
5 11 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.91%) Social Network
6 10 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.13%) Wiki
8 5 (2.23%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.89%) Fintech
10 2 (0.89%) Life Science
10 2 (0.89%) Tandem
11 1 (0.45%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.45%) PMI
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.25%) Windows
2 16 (7.14%) Linux
3 15 (6.70%) Android
4 12 (5.36%) Windows CE
5 11 (4.91%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.91%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (98.21%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (45.98%) Continuous Integration
3 84 (37.50%) MVC
4 80 (35.71%) TDD
5 64 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 63 (28.13%) Kanban
7 55 (24.55%) Web Application Development
8 33 (14.73%) MVVM
9 32 (14.29%) Project Management
9 32 (14.29%) SDLC
10 31 (13.84%) Software Engineering
11 29 (12.95%) OO
12 23 (10.27%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 19 (8.48%) Pair Programming
15 18 (8.04%) Automated Testing
16 15 (6.70%) Test Scripting
17 14 (6.25%) RAD
18 13 (5.80%) Manual Testing
18 13 (5.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 124 (55.36%) C#
2 62 (27.68%) SQL
3 50 (22.32%) JavaScript
4 47 (20.98%) Java
5 36 (16.07%) VB
6 30 (13.39%) VB.NET
7 22 (9.82%) C
8 17 (7.59%) C++
9 13 (5.80%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.36%) Embedded C
11 9 (4.02%) Python
11 9 (4.02%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.13%) Groovy
12 7 (3.13%) PHP
12 7 (3.13%) Ruby
13 5 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.79%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.79%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.79%) Perl
14 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (21.43%) Degree
2 17 (7.59%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.80%) ISEB
4 11 (4.91%) HNC
4 11 (4.91%) HND
5 3 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.89%) CCIE
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.02%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.45%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.82%) Oracle
3 16 (7.14%) Facebook
4 11 (4.91%) Twitter
5 3 (1.34%) Citrix
5 3 (1.34%) Google
5 3 (1.34%) VMware
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco
6 2 (0.89%) F5
6 2 (0.89%) New Relic
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.45%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.45%) Symbian
7 1 (0.45%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
- The Resourcing Hub
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, pension, car allowance
Posted: 22 days ago