The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 25 28
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 0 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 2.82% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.35% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 92 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 77.03% 64.79% 67.65%
Number of salaries quoted 155 75 114
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Scrum
Essex

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Colchester region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Colchester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 18 (78.26%) Perl
2 16 (69.57%) UNIX
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
2 16 (69.57%) Change Management
2 16 (69.57%) Subversion
2 16 (69.57%) Project Planning
3 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
4 9 (39.13%) OO
4 9 (39.13%) IPv4
4 9 (39.13%) IPv6
4 9 (39.13%) PHP
4 9 (39.13%) C
4 9 (39.13%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
4 9 (39.13%) Android
4 9 (39.13%) Software Architecture
4 9 (39.13%) Android Development
5 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Agilent
5 7 (30.43%) Scalability Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Tcl
5 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) IPv4
2 9 (39.13%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) C Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) UNIX
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Change Management
1 16 (69.57%) Project Planning
2 9 (39.13%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
2 9 (39.13%) Software Architecture
2 9 (39.13%) Android Development
3 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Scalability Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Perl
2 16 (69.57%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) PHP
3 9 (39.13%) C
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) Tcl
5 5 (21.74%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Agilent
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft