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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 67 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 29 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.29% 3.72% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 4.54% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 27
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £39,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
1042 881 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.44% 81.88% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 832 685 587
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
Southend-on-Sea -1 12 £35,000 -51.72% 2
Chelmsford +1 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Basildon -1 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Harlow -5 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 60 (98.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (70.49%) .NET
3 37 (60.66%) C#
4 36 (59.02%) MVC
5 34 (55.74%) SQL Server
6 30 (49.18%) ASP.NET
7 29 (47.54%) TDD
8 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (39.34%) Finance
9 24 (39.34%) Web Application Development
10 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (36.07%) Dependency Injection
12 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
12 19 (31.15%) Windows
13 16 (26.23%) WPF
14 15 (24.59%) Kanban
14 15 (24.59%) NUnit
15 14 (22.95%) MVVM
15 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
15 14 (22.95%) MSTest
16 13 (21.31%) HTML
16 13 (21.31%) Manual Testing
16 13 (21.31%) WCF
17 12 (19.67%) Rhino Mocks
17 12 (19.67%) Moq
17 12 (19.67%) Inversion of Control
17 12 (19.67%) Spring.NET
17 12 (19.67%) WinForms
17 12 (19.67%) CSS
17 12 (19.67%) Castle Windsor

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) IPv4
1 4 (6.56%) IPv6
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) NUnit
2 14 (22.95%) MSTest
3 12 (19.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (19.67%) Moq
4 9 (14.75%) Selenium
4 9 (14.75%) JMeter
5 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Music Industry
4 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.92%) Local Government
6 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.84%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Coach
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) UML Business Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) .NET
2 30 (49.18%) ASP.NET
3 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (26.23%) WPF
5 13 (21.31%) HTML
5 13 (21.31%) WCF
6 12 (19.67%) Spring.NET
6 12 (19.67%) CSS
6 12 (19.67%) WinForms
6 12 (19.67%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (19.67%) Ninject
6 12 (19.67%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (9.84%) RESTful
8 5 (8.20%) jQuery
8 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.20%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (6.56%) REST
9 4 (6.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Social Network
3 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (59.02%) MVC
3 29 (47.54%) TDD
4 24 (39.34%) Web Application Development
5 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (36.07%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (24.59%) Kanban
8 14 (22.95%) MVVM
9 13 (21.31%) Manual Testing
10 10 (16.39%) OO
11 9 (14.75%) Test Planning
12 8 (13.11%) BDD
13 7 (11.48%) Automation Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
14 6 (9.84%) OOP
14 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Web Development
15 5 (8.20%) Refactoring
15 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) C#
2 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.28%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Facebook
2 7 (11.48%) Twitter
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago