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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 49 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 32 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.90% 3.43% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.30% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 38
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
786 860 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 71.26% 79.78% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 611 689 641
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Basildon -1 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Colchester +4 5 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Chelmsford - 2 £36,250 - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (71.15%) C#
1 37 (71.15%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 28 (53.85%) MVC
5 27 (51.92%) TDD
6 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (40.38%) NUnit
8 20 (38.46%) WCF
9 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 17 (32.69%) Windows
10 17 (32.69%) WinForms
11 16 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (30.77%) Moq
12 15 (28.85%) Rhino Mocks
12 15 (28.85%) Unity DI Container
12 15 (28.85%) Kanban
12 15 (28.85%) MSTest
12 15 (28.85%) WPF
13 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (26.92%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (26.92%) Spring.NET
13 14 (26.92%) MVVM
13 14 (26.92%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (26.92%) Ninject
14 13 (25.00%) Web Application Development
14 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (23.08%) HTML
16 11 (21.15%) QA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQLite
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) NUnit
2 16 (30.77%) Moq
3 15 (28.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (28.85%) MSTest
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium
5 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.69%) JMeter
7 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.92%) JIRA
9 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.92%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.92%) Mockito
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (5.77%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Junior
8 2 (3.85%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (1.92%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (38.46%) WCF
5 17 (32.69%) WinForms
6 15 (28.85%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (28.85%) WPF
7 14 (26.92%) Spring.NET
7 14 (26.92%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (26.92%) Ninject
8 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (23.08%) HTML
10 10 (19.23%) jQuery
10 10 (19.23%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
12 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
13 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (3.85%) XML
14 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Social Network
3 3 (5.77%) Tandem
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) MVC
2 27 (51.92%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
3 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.85%) Kanban
5 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.92%) MVVM
6 13 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 7 (13.46%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.62%) RAD
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) BDD
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) OO
10 3 (5.77%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) C#
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (13.46%) MCP
1 7 (13.46%) MCAD
1 7 (13.46%) MCSD
1 7 (13.46%) MCTS
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Facebook
2 4 (7.69%) Twitter
3 2 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 13 days ago