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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 53 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 43 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.35% 2.80% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.48% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 26
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 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1023 919 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 79.73% 80.47% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 742 696 529
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 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 31 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 +16 13 £38,500 -18.94%
Basildon -4 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Harlow - 2 £41,250 -
Chelmsford +1 1 £25,000 -68.75%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (62.50%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) C#
4 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
4 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
5 29 (45.31%) MVC
6 25 (39.06%) TDD
7 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (29.69%) HTML
9 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
10 17 (26.56%) NUnit
10 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
11 16 (25.00%) SQL
12 15 (23.44%) Windows
12 15 (23.44%) jQuery
12 15 (23.44%) Selenium
12 15 (23.44%) WCF
13 14 (21.88%) Finance
13 14 (21.88%) CSS
14 13 (20.31%) Web Development
14 13 (20.31%) JMeter
14 13 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (20.31%) Test Planning
15 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
15 12 (18.75%) QA
16 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
17 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
17 10 (15.63%) Automation Testing
17 10 (15.63%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.13%) 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 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 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 33 (51.56%) 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 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Local Government
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Web Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.06%) 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 2 (3.13%) Graduate
9 2 (3.13%) Junior
9 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Coach
9 2 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
3 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (29.69%) HTML
5 15 (23.44%) WCF
5 15 (23.44%) jQuery
6 14 (21.88%) CSS
7 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.06%) WinForms
9 8 (12.50%) WPF
9 8 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (10.94%) Spring.NET
10 7 (10.94%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (10.94%) Ninject
11 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (7.81%) REST
12 5 (7.81%) Web Services
13 4 (6.25%) SOAP
13 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 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) MVC
3 25 (39.06%) TDD
4 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.31%) Web Development
5 13 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (20.31%) Test Planning
6 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 10 (15.63%) Kanban
8 9 (14.06%) RAD
9 7 (10.94%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) Web Application Development
9 7 (10.94%) MVVM
10 6 (9.38%) DevOps
10 6 (9.38%) Validation
11 5 (7.81%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) C#
2 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) VC++
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCTS
2 2 (3.13%) MCP
2 2 (3.13%) MCAD
2 2 (3.13%) MCSD
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 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
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago