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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 22 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.59% 5.38% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 6.33% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 7
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
268 221 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.41% 85.00% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 178 147 162
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,715 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) Pair Programming
5 15 (36.59%) Web Services
6 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (34.15%) SDLC
7 13 (31.71%) Mobile App
8 12 (29.27%) CSS
8 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
9 10 (24.39%) Coaching
9 10 (24.39%) jQuery
9 10 (24.39%) .NET
9 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
10 9 (21.95%) MVC
11 8 (19.51%) Spring
11 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.51%) HTML
11 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.07%) SignalR
12 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (17.07%) C#
12 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
13 6 (14.63%) J2EE
13 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
13 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
13 6 (14.63%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) Calabash
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) Ant
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Gradle
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 10 (24.39%) .NET
3 10 (24.39%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) Spring
4 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
4 8 (19.51%) HTML
5 7 (17.07%) SignalR
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (14.63%) J2EE
7 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.20%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) JSON
7 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (9.76%) Middleware
9 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Wiki
3 2 (4.88%) Telematics
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Pair Programming
3 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (34.15%) TDD
3 14 (34.15%) SDLC
4 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) Coaching
5 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 6 (14.63%) Kanban
8 6 (14.63%) Web Development
8 6 (14.63%) Refactoring
9 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) PMP
1 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) ATG
1 2 (4.88%) hybris
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau
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