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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 70 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 32 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.31% 2.95% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.60% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 31
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 £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £77,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
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
1132 916 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.79% 81.79% 74.91%
Number of salaries quoted 873 702 558
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +5 9 £38,500 -15.38%
Harlow - 3 £40,000 -
Basildon -6 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Chelmsford +4 1 £25,000 -68.75%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 63 (98.44%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) .NET
3 34 (53.13%) C#
4 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
4 31 (48.44%) ASP.NET
5 29 (45.31%) MVC
6 22 (34.38%) TDD
7 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
9 17 (26.56%) NUnit
9 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.56%) HTML
9 17 (26.56%) SQL
10 16 (25.00%) Finance
10 16 (25.00%) WCF
11 15 (23.44%) Selenium
11 15 (23.44%) jQuery
11 15 (23.44%) Windows
12 13 (20.31%) CSS
12 13 (20.31%) JMeter
12 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.31%) Web Development
12 13 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (20.31%) Test Planning
13 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 12 (18.75%) QA
14 11 (17.19%) Kanban
14 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
15 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
15 10 (15.63%) Automation Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) IPv4
1 4 (6.25%) IPv6
1 4 (6.25%) SAN
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) SQLite
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) NUnit
2 15 (23.44%) Selenium
3 13 (20.31%) JMeter
4 9 (14.06%) Moq
5 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (12.50%) MSTest
5 8 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.56%) Robolectric
8 1 (1.56%) Mockito
8 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Local Government
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Web Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (7.81%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
9 3 (4.69%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (4.69%) Agile Coach
10 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Graduate
10 2 (3.13%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) .NET
2 31 (48.44%) ASP.NET
3 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (26.56%) HTML
5 16 (25.00%) WCF
6 15 (23.44%) jQuery
7 13 (20.31%) CSS
8 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 9 (14.06%) WPF
9 9 (14.06%) WinForms
10 8 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (10.94%) Spring.NET
11 7 (10.94%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (10.94%) Ninject
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (7.81%) REST
13 5 (7.81%) Web Services
14 4 (6.25%) SOAP
14 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.81%) Social Network
4 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (98.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) MVC
3 22 (34.38%) TDD
4 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Web Development
5 13 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.31%) Test Planning
6 11 (17.19%) Kanban
6 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 10 (15.63%) Automation Testing
8 9 (14.06%) RAD
9 8 (12.50%) MVVM
10 7 (10.94%) Web Application Development
10 7 (10.94%) OO
11 6 (9.38%) Validation
11 6 (9.38%) Project Management
11 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C#
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) VC++
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCTS
3 2 (3.13%) MCP
3 2 (3.13%) MCAD
3 2 (3.13%) MCSD
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Facebook
2 5 (7.81%) Twitter
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) DevExpress
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago