The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 35 9 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 10 75 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.61% 17.52% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 19.84% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 3
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% +34.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 378 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 75.09% 88.32% 76.14%
Number of salaries quoted 148 222 103
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Scrum
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Chester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (66.67%) TDD
1 18 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) Spring
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) J2EE
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
8 8 (29.63%) C#
9 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 6 (22.22%) jQuery
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (18.52%) Akka
12 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
12 4 (14.81%) CSS3
12 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (14.81%) OLAP
12 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
12 4 (14.81%) MySQL
12 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
12 4 (14.81%) Struts

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.70%) Route 53
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) OLAP
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Russian Language
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) J2EE
4 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) Akka
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) Struts
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) Django
9 3 (11.11%) JSP
10 2 (7.41%) MDX
11 1 (3.70%) Java EE
11 1 (3.70%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) CUDA
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) GPGPU
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (66.67%) TDD
1 18 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) Kanban
3 4 (14.81%) Requirements Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 3 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) hybris
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
1 3 (11.11%) ATG
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP