The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 22 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.32% 5.45% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 6.73% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 11
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 208 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.22% 80.93% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 137 143
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) Java
3 16 (39.02%) Pair Programming
4 13 (31.71%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
5 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
5 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (29.27%) .NET
6 11 (26.83%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) Kanban
7 10 (24.39%) Coaching
7 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
8 9 (21.95%) jQuery
8 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.51%) Spring
10 7 (17.07%) HTML
10 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
10 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.07%) BDD
10 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
11 6 (14.63%) SignalR
11 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) NUnit
2 4 (9.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (9.76%) Moq
3 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Calabash
4 2 (4.88%) Gradle
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.44%) IT Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) .NET
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 9 (21.95%) jQuery
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
5 8 (19.51%) Spring
6 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 6 (14.63%) NHibernate
7 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.63%) SignalR
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5
8 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 5 (12.20%) J2EE
9 4 (9.76%) RESTful
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.76%) WCF
9 4 (9.76%) LINQ
9 4 (9.76%) Middleware
10 3 (7.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
3 1 (2.44%) Telematics
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) Pair Programming
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
5 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
5 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
7 10 (24.39%) Kanban
7 10 (24.39%) Coaching
8 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
9 7 (17.07%) BDD
10 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
11 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
11 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
12 4 (9.76%) User Stories
12 4 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) PMP
1 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) ATG
1 2 (4.88%) hybris
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau
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