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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 14 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.26% 2.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 2.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
222 204 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.46% 83.27% 64.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 157 98
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) Kanban
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Retail
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) WinForms
6 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
7 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) ATG
7 6 (26.09%) CMS
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
7 6 (26.09%) Commerce Server
7 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
7 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (26.09%) Drupal
7 6 (26.09%) WordPress

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) NUnit
3 5 (21.74%) MSTest
3 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (21.74%) Moq
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UI Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UI Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) Python Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) WinForms
5 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
6 6 (26.09%) CSS3
6 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
6 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
6 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (21.74%) Ninject
7 5 (21.74%) Spring.NET
7 5 (21.74%) WPF
7 5 (21.74%) Silverlight
8 4 (17.39%) Django
9 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) FMCG
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
1 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Kanban
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (26.09%) Android Development
6 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
7 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (21.74%) MVVM
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
9 3 (13.04%) OO
10 2 (8.70%) ITIL
10 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
1 6 (26.09%) ATG
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
1 6 (26.09%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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