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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.79% 8.26% 8.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 9.31% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,800 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
202 204 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.40% 88.70% 86.91%
Number of salaries quoted 176 146 233
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £72,500
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 19 December 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) Kanban
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
4 9 (31.03%) CSS3
5 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 8 (27.59%) Java
6 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) HTTP
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (17.24%) MSTest
8 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (17.24%) Moq
8 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (17.24%) NUnit
8 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (17.24%) Ninject
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (13.79%) Commerce Server
1 4 (13.79%) CMS
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
1 4 (13.79%) Drupal
1 4 (13.79%) WordPress
1 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (13.79%) Confluence
1 4 (13.79%) concrete5
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
1 5 (17.24%) MSTest
1 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.24%) Moq
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Python Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 9 (31.03%) HTML5
2 9 (31.03%) CSS3
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) WinForms
4 5 (17.24%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (17.24%) Ninject
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
4 5 (17.24%) WPF
4 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
4 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
5 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) FMCG
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Kanban
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (17.24%) MVVM
8 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (13.79%) Android Development
8 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
1 4 (13.79%) ATG
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
1 4 (13.79%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago