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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 50 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 40 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.22% 2.90% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.97% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 36
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
972 807 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.14% 73.10% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 720 630 712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 11 £20,000 - 1
Chelmsford -8 6 £55,000 +51.72%
Brentwood - 6 £42,000 -
Colchester -3 2 £57,500 +49.35% 3
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 97 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (67.65%) .NET
3 67 (65.69%) C#
4 56 (54.90%) MVC
5 50 (49.02%) TDD
6 44 (43.14%) SQL Server
7 40 (39.22%) ASP.NET
8 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
9 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (31.37%) Finance
11 30 (29.41%) SDLC
12 29 (28.43%) HTML
12 29 (28.43%) CSS
13 28 (27.45%) OO
14 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
15 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
16 23 (22.55%) Web Application Development
17 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (21.57%) SQL
18 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
19 19 (18.63%) Degree
20 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
21 17 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
21 17 (16.67%) AngularJS
22 16 (15.69%) SOA
22 16 (15.69%) OOP
22 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 15 (14.71%) Dependency Injection
23 15 (14.71%) TeamCity
24 14 (13.73%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.90%) Node.js
2 3 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) MySQL
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) TeamCity
2 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) NUnit
3 4 (3.92%) MSTest
3 4 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (3.92%) Moq
4 3 (2.94%) JIRA
4 3 (2.94%) Selenium
4 3 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Music Industry
3 5 (4.90%) Back Office
4 4 (3.92%) Automotive
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 67 (65.69%) Developer
2 19 (18.63%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 17 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 17 (16.67%) Architect
4 17 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Lead Developer
6 10 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Lead Architect
7 8 (7.84%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Graduate
8 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Technical Developer
9 5 (4.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (67.65%) .NET
2 40 (39.22%) ASP.NET
3 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (28.43%) CSS
4 29 (28.43%) HTML
5 17 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 17 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (13.73%) .NET Framework
7 14 (13.73%) WCF
8 13 (12.75%) jQuery
9 12 (11.76%) RESTful
9 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (10.78%) Entity Framework
11 9 (8.82%) WPF
12 8 (7.84%) XML
13 5 (4.90%) JSON
14 4 (3.92%) LINQ
14 4 (3.92%) SOAP
14 4 (3.92%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.94%) AS400
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) PMI
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Robotics
5 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.90%) MVC
3 50 (49.02%) TDD
4 30 (29.41%) SDLC
5 28 (27.45%) OO
6 23 (22.55%) Web Application Development
7 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 16 (15.69%) OOP
9 16 (15.69%) SOA
10 15 (14.71%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (13.73%) Kanban
12 11 (10.78%) BDD
13 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
14 6 (5.88%) Project Management
14 6 (5.88%) TOGAF
14 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.90%) OO PHP
15 5 (4.90%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.69%) C#
2 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) SQL
4 10 (9.80%) PHP
5 7 (6.86%) Java
6 5 (4.90%) PHP5
7 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.96%) C
8 2 (1.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.96%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.98%) XQuery
9 1 (0.98%) XPath
9 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) ISEB
3 4 (3.92%) CITP
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.96%) PMP
5 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) SAP
3 3 (2.94%) HP
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago