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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 14 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.11% 6.73% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 7.77% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 11
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
169 193 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.79% 86.55% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 150 119 256
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (28.00%) Moq
4 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (28.00%) NUnit
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Kanban
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) HTTP
5 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (20.00%) CSS3
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) NHibernate
6 5 (20.00%) LINQ
6 5 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) Games
7 4 (16.00%) Refactoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (28.00%) Moq
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
2 3 (12.00%) MSTest
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Games
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Python Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) CSS3
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 5 (20.00%) LINQ
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (12.00%) Ninject
5 3 (12.00%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (12.00%) WinForms
5 3 (12.00%) Spring.NET
5 3 (12.00%) WPF
5 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.00%) Akka
6 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Kanban
5 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
8 3 (12.00%) MVVM
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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