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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 25 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.69% 4.35% 7.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.12% 5.85% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 11
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
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
177 188 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 89.85% 74.31% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 102 134 156
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 1 July 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 12 (37.50%) C#
5 11 (34.38%) Pair Programming
6 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) Kanban
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
7 9 (28.13%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 8 (25.00%) SDLC
8 8 (25.00%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) Spring
9 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) NUnit
10 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) Games
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) WCF
10 6 (18.75%) LINQ
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
1 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (18.75%) Moq
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Calabash
3 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) Spring
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
5 6 (18.75%) LINQ
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.75%) SignalR
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (12.50%) J2EE
6 4 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) Pair Programming
5 10 (31.25%) Kanban
6 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 8 (25.00%) SDLC
8 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) Coaching
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development
10 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (9.38%) User Stories
12 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) ATG
2 1 (3.13%) hybris
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Moneysupermarket
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MoneySuperMarket.com
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago