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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 14 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.22% 2.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 3.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
218 205 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.34% 81.67% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 141 155 98
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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%) CMS
1 6 (26.09%) Commerce Server
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 SQS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
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%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (21.74%) MSTest
3 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (21.74%) Moq
3 5 (21.74%) NUnit
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%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Django Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python/Django 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%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
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%) Spring
5 7 (30.43%) WinForms
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%) Android Development
6 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
6 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application 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%) Pair Programming
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
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%) ATG
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
1 6 (26.09%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago