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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 49 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 37 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.23% 2.73% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 3.39% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
870 914 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 75.85% 80.39% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 655 712 608
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 - 9 £38,500 - 1
Basildon -2 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Chelmsford - 2 £36,250 - 1
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (72.22%) C#
3 38 (70.37%) .NET
4 36 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 30 (55.56%) MVC
6 25 (46.30%) TDD
7 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (35.19%) NUnit
9 17 (31.48%) WCF
9 17 (31.48%) HTML
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 14 (25.93%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) SQL
12 13 (24.07%) Windows
13 12 (22.22%) CSS
13 12 (22.22%) WinForms
13 12 (22.22%) Web Development
13 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (20.37%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (20.37%) Moq
15 10 (18.52%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (18.52%) Unity DI Container
15 10 (18.52%) MSTest
15 10 (18.52%) Kanban
15 10 (18.52%) QA
15 10 (18.52%) Selenium
15 10 (18.52%) WPF
15 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
16 9 (16.67%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQLite
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) NUnit
2 11 (20.37%) Moq
3 10 (18.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (18.52%) MSTest
3 10 (18.52%) Selenium
4 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (14.81%) JMeter
5 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) Robolectric
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
2 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Junior
9 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Development Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) .NET
2 36 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (31.48%) WCF
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) jQuery
6 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) WinForms
7 10 (18.52%) Unity DI Container
7 10 (18.52%) WPF
8 9 (16.67%) Spring.NET
8 9 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (16.67%) Ninject
9 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (9.26%) Social Network
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) MVC
3 25 (46.30%) TDD
4 12 (22.22%) Web Development
4 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.37%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (18.52%) Kanban
7 9 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 9 (16.67%) MVVM
8 8 (14.81%) Test Planning
8 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.81%) RAD
9 7 (12.96%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 5 (9.26%) BDD
12 3 (5.56%) Project Management
12 3 (5.56%) OO
12 3 (5.56%) Validation
12 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) MCP
2 4 (7.41%) MCAD
2 4 (7.41%) MCSD
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) MCTS
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Facebook
2 5 (9.26%) Twitter
3 2 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37.5k - 42.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 8 days ago