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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - 25 26
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 4.40% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.34% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
125 131 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 79.11% 82.39% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 117 115 70
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £35,000 £21,925
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) JMeter
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JMeter
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA