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 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 31 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 11 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.33% 6.61% 10.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 7.39% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 14
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
229 203 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.16% 89.43% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 166 164 132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) Kanban
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) CSS3
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) WinForms
8 6 (26.09%) Retail
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) ATG
8 6 (26.09%) CMS
8 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (26.09%) IBM
8 6 (26.09%) Commerce Server
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
8 6 (26.09%) Web Development
8 6 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (26.09%) Commerce Server
1 6 (26.09%) CMS
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
1 6 (26.09%) Drupal
1 6 (26.09%) WordPress
1 6 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (26.09%) Confluence
1 6 (26.09%) concrete5
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (21.74%) MSTest
4 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (21.74%) Moq
4 5 (21.74%) NUnit
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) UI Developer
3 6 (26.09%) UI Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
1 14 (60.87%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) CSS3
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) WinForms
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (21.74%) Ninject
6 5 (21.74%) Spring.NET
6 5 (21.74%) WPF
6 5 (21.74%) Silverlight
7 3 (13.04%) Ajax
7 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) FMCG
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
1 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Kanban
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (26.09%) Android Development
5 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
5 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (21.74%) MVVM
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
8 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
8 3 (13.04%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
1 6 (26.09%) ATG
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
1 6 (26.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Above average
Posted: 5 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago