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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 49 84 50
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 53 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.06% 1.84% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 2.41% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 33
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £47,500
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
1090 1080 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.52% 76.27% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 885 871 605
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 April 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 - 21 £30,000 - 2
Purfleet - 4 £35,000 -
Chelmsford -2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Colchester - 3 £35,000 - 2
Brentwood - 3 - -
Harlow -2 1 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Basildon -4 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 74 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (84.21%) .NET
3 60 (78.95%) C#
4 57 (75.00%) MVC
5 48 (63.16%) TDD
6 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET
7 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (56.58%) SQL Server
9 37 (48.68%) Web Application Development
10 32 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (36.84%) Finance
12 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
12 25 (32.89%) Dependency Injection
13 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
14 20 (26.32%) OO
15 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 17 (22.37%) CSS
16 17 (22.37%) Kanban
17 16 (21.05%) WPF
17 16 (21.05%) Degree
17 16 (21.05%) HTML
17 16 (21.05%) MSTest
18 15 (19.74%) SOA
18 15 (19.74%) WCF
19 14 (18.42%) Spring.NET
19 14 (18.42%) NUnit
19 14 (18.42%) BDD
19 14 (18.42%) Rhino Mocks
19 14 (18.42%) Moq
19 14 (18.42%) Castle Windsor

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.58%) Node.js
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) IPv4
1 1 (1.32%) IPv6
1 1 (1.32%) SAN
1 1 (1.32%) Firewall
1 1 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (56.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MSTest
2 14 (18.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (18.42%) Moq
2 14 (18.42%) NUnit
3 12 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Music Industry
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (78.95%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) C# Developer
4 15 (19.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.11%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Architect
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Junior C# Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Junior
11 2 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (84.21%) .NET
2 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET
3 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (22.37%) CSS
5 16 (21.05%) HTML
5 16 (21.05%) WPF
6 15 (19.74%) WCF
7 14 (18.42%) Spring.NET
7 14 (18.42%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (18.42%) Ninject
7 14 (18.42%) Unity DI Container
8 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (17.11%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
9 11 (14.47%) RESTful
10 10 (13.16%) WinForms
10 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.58%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.58%) Social Network
5 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.95%) AS400
6 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (75.00%) MVC
3 48 (63.16%) TDD
4 37 (48.68%) Web Application Development
5 32 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (32.89%) Dependency Injection
7 20 (26.32%) OO
8 17 (22.37%) Kanban
9 15 (19.74%) SOA
10 14 (18.42%) BDD
11 13 (17.11%) OOP
11 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
12 12 (15.79%) MVVM
13 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
13 5 (6.58%) Wealth Management
13 5 (6.58%) ETL
14 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
15 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
15 3 (3.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (78.95%) C#
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (1.32%) XQuery
5 1 (1.32%) XPath
5 1 (1.32%) PHP5
5 1 (1.32%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Facebook
2 5 (6.58%) Twitter
3 3 (3.95%) HP
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension Gym Membership Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k per annum depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago