The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 50 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 47 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.64% 2.75% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.43% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 29
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Scrum
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1018 934 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.91% 80.24% 74.15%
Number of salaries quoted 755 700 555
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £58,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Scrum
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Essex

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Essex

Scrum
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +14 13 £38,500 -18.94%
Basildon -2 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Chelmsford +5 3 £35,000 -56.25% 1
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 59 (95.16%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) .NET
3 36 (58.06%) C#
4 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
5 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
6 29 (46.77%) MVC
7 24 (38.71%) TDD
8 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (30.65%) HTML
10 17 (27.42%) NUnit
10 17 (27.42%) Manual Testing
11 16 (25.81%) SQL
11 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
12 15 (24.19%) Selenium
12 15 (24.19%) WCF
12 15 (24.19%) jQuery
13 14 (22.58%) CSS
13 14 (22.58%) Windows
14 13 (20.97%) JMeter
14 13 (20.97%) Finance
14 13 (20.97%) Web Development
14 13 (20.97%) Test Planning
15 12 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (19.35%) QA
15 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
16 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
17 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
17 10 (16.13%) Automation Testing
17 10 (16.13%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) IPv4
1 3 (4.84%) IPv6
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) SQLite
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) NUnit
2 15 (24.19%) Selenium
3 13 (20.97%) JMeter
4 9 (14.52%) Moq
5 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (12.90%) MSTest
5 8 (12.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.61%) Robolectric
8 1 (1.61%) Mockito
8 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.06%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Graduate
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Coach
10 2 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
3 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (30.65%) HTML
5 15 (24.19%) WCF
5 15 (24.19%) jQuery
6 14 (22.58%) CSS
7 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.52%) WinForms
9 8 (12.90%) WPF
9 8 (12.90%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (11.29%) Spring.NET
10 7 (11.29%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (11.29%) Ninject
11 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (6.45%) REST
13 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 4 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.06%) Social Network
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (95.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) MVC
3 24 (38.71%) TDD
4 17 (27.42%) Manual Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Web Development
5 13 (20.97%) Test Planning
6 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 10 (16.13%) Kanban
8 10 (16.13%) Automation Testing
9 9 (14.52%) RAD
10 7 (11.29%) Web Application Development
10 7 (11.29%) MVVM
11 6 (9.68%) OO
11 6 (9.68%) Validation
12 5 (8.06%) Project Management
12 5 (8.06%) DevOps
12 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) C#
2 16 (25.81%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) VC++
7 1 (1.61%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) MCTS
2 2 (3.23%) MCP
2 2 (3.23%) MCAD
2 2 (3.23%) MCSD
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Facebook
2 5 (8.06%) Twitter
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (1.61%) DevExpress
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago