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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 30 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 145 126 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.31% 7.75% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 9.33% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 140 120 111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1679 1351 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.63% 83.14% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1420 1087 1391
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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 -6 48 £35,000 - 7
Wilmslow +7 22 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Macclesfield - 20 £40,000 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 14 £40,000 - 2
Knutsford -22 12 £40,000 - 2
Chester -7 11 £35,000 - 4
Crewe -1 7 £29,000 -12.12%
Runcorn +5 2 £55,500 +38.75% 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 279 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (74.04%) .NET
3 192 (67.37%) C#
4 183 (64.21%) TDD
5 161 (56.49%) ASP.NET
6 160 (56.14%) MVC
7 159 (55.79%) SQL Server
8 146 (51.23%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (45.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 117 (41.05%) Castle Windsor
11 105 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
12 101 (35.44%) Rhino Mocks
12 101 (35.44%) NUnit
13 100 (35.09%) WCF
13 100 (35.09%) Web Application Development
14 95 (33.33%) Kanban
15 81 (28.42%) Inversion of Control
16 80 (28.07%) Moq
16 80 (28.07%) MSTest
16 80 (28.07%) Ninject
16 80 (28.07%) Unity DI Container
16 80 (28.07%) Spring.NET
17 78 (27.37%) MVVM
18 75 (26.32%) Windows
19 61 (21.40%) Finance
20 57 (20.00%) CSS
20 57 (20.00%) HTML
21 56 (19.65%) WinForms
22 54 (18.95%) JavaScript
22 54 (18.95%) WPF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (4.56%) NServiceBus
2 8 (2.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.11%) Commerce Server
4 6 (2.11%) CMS
4 6 (2.11%) concrete5
4 6 (2.11%) Drupal
4 6 (2.11%) WordPress
4 6 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.11%) Confluence
5 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.70%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.86%) MS Project
3 9 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.05%) MS Office
5 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.35%) DNS
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.40%) MySQL
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) DTS
6 1 (0.35%) OLTP
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 101 (35.44%) NUnit
1 101 (35.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 80 (28.07%) Moq
2 80 (28.07%) MSTest
3 40 (14.04%) Selenium
4 36 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (11.23%) Visual Studio
6 20 (7.02%) JIRA
7 18 (6.32%) Cucumber
8 16 (5.61%) Git (software)
9 15 (5.26%) Subversion
10 13 (4.56%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (2.46%) FitNesse
12 5 (1.75%) Toad
13 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.35%) Maven
14 1 (0.35%) Gradle
14 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
General
1 61 (21.40%) Finance
2 38 (13.33%) Advertising
3 28 (9.82%) Marketing
4 10 (3.51%) Retail
5 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.70%) Games
6 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (67.37%) Developer
2 139 (48.77%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.98%) Analyst
4 33 (11.58%) Junior
5 27 (9.47%) Junior Developer
6 25 (8.77%) Junior .NET Developer
6 25 (8.77%) Graduate Developer
6 25 (8.77%) Graduate
6 25 (8.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 22 (7.72%) Programmer
8 21 (7.37%) .NET Programmer
9 15 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.91%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.91%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.56%) Analyst Programmer
11 13 (4.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 11 (3.86%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.86%) Web Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Development Manager
13 10 (3.51%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (74.04%) .NET
2 161 (56.49%) ASP.NET
3 130 (45.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 117 (41.05%) Castle Windsor
5 100 (35.09%) WCF
6 80 (28.07%) Ninject
6 80 (28.07%) Spring.NET
6 80 (28.07%) Unity DI Container
7 57 (20.00%) HTML
7 57 (20.00%) CSS
8 56 (19.65%) WinForms
9 54 (18.95%) WPF
10 53 (18.60%) Razor View Engine
11 46 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 43 (15.09%) jQuery
13 37 (12.98%) NHibernate
14 36 (12.63%) AngularJS
15 35 (12.28%) .NET Framework
16 33 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (11.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 81 (28.42%) Inversion of Control
2 39 (13.68%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (11.93%) Computer Science
4 33 (11.58%) Social Network
5 10 (3.51%) User Experience
6 8 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.46%) Open Source
7 7 (2.46%) PMI
8 6 (2.11%) FMCG
9 4 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.05%) Tandem
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.35%) Telematics
12 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.32%) Windows
2 11 (3.86%) Android
2 11 (3.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.05%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (64.21%) TDD
3 160 (56.14%) MVC
4 146 (51.23%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
6 100 (35.09%) Web Application Development
7 95 (33.33%) Kanban
8 78 (27.37%) MVVM
9 41 (14.39%) BDD
10 35 (12.28%) OO
11 31 (10.88%) Project Management
12 26 (9.12%) SOA
13 19 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 16 (5.61%) Business Analysis
14 16 (5.61%) PRINCE2
14 16 (5.61%) OOP
15 15 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (4.91%) Mentoring
17 12 (4.21%) E-Commerce
17 12 (4.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 192 (67.37%) C#
2 54 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 42 (14.74%) VB.NET
4 36 (12.63%) VB
5 34 (11.93%) T-SQL
6 28 (9.82%) SQL
7 14 (4.91%) Java
8 5 (1.75%) PHP
9 3 (1.05%) C
9 3 (1.05%) C++
9 3 (1.05%) Python
10 2 (0.70%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.35%) Delphi
11 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (9.82%) Degree
2 18 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.32%) MCTS
3 17 (5.96%) MCP
3 17 (5.96%) MCAD
3 17 (5.96%) MCSD
4 13 (4.56%) ISEB
5 12 (4.21%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.75%) PMP
7 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.07%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (16.14%) Facebook
2 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.42%) Twitter
4 8 (2.81%) Oracle
5 7 (2.46%) IBM
5 7 (2.46%) ATG
6 6 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.11%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.70%) Remedy
8 1 (0.35%) Perforce
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) Sage
8 1 (0.35%) hybris
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Above average
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions - Wood Group Intetech
Salary: Excellent Basic Salary + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago