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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 72 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 29 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 4.06% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 4.84% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 27
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1126 889 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.43% 83.95% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 896 671 579
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,400 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 6 £38,500 -15.38% 1
Basildon -2 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Harlow - 3 £40,000 -
Chelmsford -1 2 £37,500 -53.12% 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (66.15%) .NET
3 37 (56.92%) C#
4 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 34 (52.31%) MVC
6 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
7 26 (40.00%) TDD
8 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (30.77%) Finance
9 20 (30.77%) NUnit
10 17 (26.15%) SQL
10 17 (26.15%) Windows
10 17 (26.15%) WCF
10 17 (26.15%) Manual Testing
11 16 (24.62%) HTML
11 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
11 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (24.62%) Dependency Injection
12 14 (21.54%) Selenium
12 14 (21.54%) WPF
12 14 (21.54%) jQuery
12 14 (21.54%) Kanban
13 13 (20.00%) JMeter
13 13 (20.00%) Web Development
13 13 (20.00%) Test Planning
14 12 (18.46%) CSS
14 12 (18.46%) WinForms
14 12 (18.46%) MVVM
15 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
15 11 (16.92%) Rhino Mocks

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.54%) IIS
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) IPv4
1 4 (6.15%) IPv6
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
1 4 (6.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) SQLite
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) NUnit
2 14 (21.54%) Selenium
3 13 (20.00%) JMeter
4 11 (16.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (16.92%) Moq
5 10 (15.38%) MSTest
6 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.54%) Robolectric
9 1 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Local Government
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Analyst
3 16 (24.62%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Web Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 5 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Junior
9 3 (4.62%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Coach
9 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) .NET
2 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (26.15%) WCF
5 16 (24.62%) HTML
6 14 (21.54%) WPF
6 14 (21.54%) jQuery
7 12 (18.46%) WinForms
7 12 (18.46%) CSS
8 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
8 11 (16.92%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (15.38%) Spring.NET
9 10 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (15.38%) Ninject
10 5 (7.69%) REST
10 5 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (7.69%) Web Services
11 4 (6.15%) SOAP
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (12.31%) Social Network
2 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) MVC
3 26 (40.00%) TDD
4 17 (26.15%) Manual Testing
5 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (24.62%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (21.54%) Kanban
7 13 (20.00%) Web Development
7 13 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 12 (18.46%) MVVM
9 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 10 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 9 (13.85%) RAD
11 7 (10.77%) OO
12 6 (9.23%) Validation
12 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
12 6 (9.23%) DevOps
13 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) C#
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) VC++
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCP
3 1 (1.54%) MCAD
3 1 (1.54%) MCSD
3 1 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Facebook
2 8 (12.31%) Twitter
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago