The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 28 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 8.33% 8.96% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.16% 9.52% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 5
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
Scrum
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 63 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 82.05% 94.03% 67.11%
Number of salaries quoted 112 51 95
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Scrum
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Macclesfield region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (40.00%) C#
4 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.00%) MVC
5 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 12 (30.00%) Selenium
6 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (27.50%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) XML
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (25.00%) jQuery
8 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
9 9 (22.50%) JSON
9 9 (22.50%) JIRA
9 9 (22.50%) SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Web Services
9 9 (22.50%) CSS
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) WinForms
9 9 (22.50%) Ajax
10 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (20.00%) RAD
10 8 (20.00%) ISEB
10 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
1 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (22.50%) JIRA
4 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 5 (12.50%) NUnit
6 4 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.50%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) ScrumMaster
3 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 8 (20.00%) Tester
5 8 (20.00%) Software Tester
6 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (22.50%) WinForms
5 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
5 9 (22.50%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) Ajax
6 5 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 5 (12.50%) LINQ
6 5 (12.50%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) Lucene
7 4 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (10.00%) Lucene.Net
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) RAD
3 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
6 4 (10.00%) Kanban
6 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) DSDM
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft