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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 4 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 3.45% 8.86% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 9.59% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -47.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
94 73 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 81.03% 92.41% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76 52 95
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) MVC
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
6 10 (35.71%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
7 9 (32.14%) jQuery
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) WinForms
7 9 (32.14%) Ajax
7 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
7 9 (32.14%) Selenium
7 9 (32.14%) JSON
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) JIRA
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) NUnit

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
2 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (17.86%) NUnit
4 5 (17.86%) FitNesse
5 4 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) XML
5 9 (32.14%) WinForms
5 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
5 9 (32.14%) JSON
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) Ajax
5 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) LINQ
7 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
8 4 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (14.29%) Lucene.Net
8 4 (14.29%) Lucene
9 1 (3.57%) XSLT
9 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
3 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.86%) RAD
4 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Kanban
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum-ban
5 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft