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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 13 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.18% 4.82% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 5.61% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
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
214 196 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.26% 85.96% 69.00%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 109
Average salary £36,750 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,215
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 22 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) Kanban
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) jQuery
6 8 (33.33%) JIRA
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Retail
7 7 (29.17%) Spring
7 7 (29.17%) WinForms
7 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
8 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (25.00%) concrete5
8 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (25.00%) Confluence
8 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (25.00%) Spring MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (25.00%) concrete5
1 6 (25.00%) Confluence
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (25.00%) WordPress
1 6 (25.00%) Drupal
1 6 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (25.00%) CMS
1 6 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.17%) Route 53
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.83%) NUnit
3 5 (20.83%) MSTest
3 5 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (20.83%) Moq
General
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 6 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
1 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML5
3 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 7 (29.17%) WinForms
4 7 (29.17%) CSS3
5 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (20.83%) Spring.NET
6 5 (20.83%) WPF
6 5 (20.83%) Silverlight
6 5 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (20.83%) Ninject
7 4 (16.67%) Django
8 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (25.00%) FMCG
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Kanban
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Web Development
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (25.00%) Android Development
6 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (20.83%) MVVM
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 3 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (25.00%) Sitecore
1 6 (25.00%) ATG
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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