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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 78 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 24 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.87% 4.83% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 5.70% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 24
Average salary £42,500 £47,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
1065 807 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.01% 84.68% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 846 622 594
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Chelmsford -5 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Basildon -1 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Southend-on-Sea -18 4 £34,250 -52.75% 2
Harlow - 2 £40,000 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (98.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (66.67%) .NET
3 40 (57.97%) C#
4 39 (56.52%) MVC
5 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
6 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
7 31 (44.93%) TDD
8 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (34.78%) Finance
10 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (31.88%) Windows
10 22 (31.88%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (30.43%) NUnit
12 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
13 18 (26.09%) WPF
13 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
14 17 (24.64%) Manual Testing
14 17 (24.64%) Kanban
14 17 (24.64%) WCF
15 16 (23.19%) MSTest
15 16 (23.19%) MVVM
16 15 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
16 15 (21.74%) HTML
17 14 (20.29%) SQL
17 14 (20.29%) Selenium
17 14 (20.29%) WinForms
17 14 (20.29%) Inversion of Control
17 14 (20.29%) Castle Windsor
17 14 (20.29%) Ninject
17 14 (20.29%) Rhino Mocks

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) IPv4
1 4 (5.80%) IPv6
1 4 (5.80%) SAN
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
1 4 (5.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQLite
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) NUnit
2 16 (23.19%) MSTest
3 14 (20.29%) Selenium
3 14 (20.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (20.29%) Moq
4 13 (18.84%) JMeter
5 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.45%) Robolectric
8 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.45%) Mockito
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Local Government
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.09%) Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (7.25%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Coach
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.35%) UML Business Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Junior
11 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (66.67%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (26.09%) WPF
5 17 (24.64%) WCF
6 15 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (21.74%) HTML
7 14 (20.29%) WinForms
7 14 (20.29%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (20.29%) Ninject
7 14 (20.29%) Spring.NET
8 12 (17.39%) CSS
9 11 (15.94%) jQuery
10 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.25%) REST
11 5 (7.25%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (5.80%) SOAP
12 4 (5.80%) Web Services
12 4 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.04%) Social Network
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) iPhone
7 1 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) VMS
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (98.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) MVC
3 31 (44.93%) TDD
4 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (31.88%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
6 17 (24.64%) Manual Testing
6 17 (24.64%) Kanban
7 16 (23.19%) MVVM
8 13 (18.84%) Test Planning
9 11 (15.94%) Web Development
10 10 (14.49%) Automation Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
10 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.59%) OO
11 8 (11.59%) RAD
12 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.70%) Validation
13 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
13 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C#
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Facebook
2 9 (13.04%) Twitter
3 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Dell
5 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) HP
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago