The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.76% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £38,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Scrum
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
115 119 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 77.70% 74.38% 71.98%
Number of salaries quoted 94 107 124
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) JMeter
2 9 (90.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) Games
8 1 (10.00%) WinForms
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) DevExpress

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JMeter
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37.5k - 42.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago